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Verizon announces acquisition of Yahoo! for $4.83B Ed AdamczykBASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 25 (UPI) -- Verizon Communications Inc. announced its acquisition of Yahoo! Inc. on Monday, for $4.83 billion in a cash purchase.
United Press International | 3 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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40k-year-old carved mammoth tusk thought to be a musical instrument was used to make rope Archaeologists have discovered an exquisitely carved piece of ivory at a the prehistoric Hohle Fels cave in Schelklingen, Germany, which they say was used to help wind plant fibres into rope.
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Riversleigh World Heritage Area contains 2 species of extinct kangaroos with wolf-like fangs The two new species - Gumardee springae (skull shown) and Gumardee richi - were discovered from fossils found in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area of Queensland.
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University of Pittsburgh trial shows muscles are stronger after pig tissue transplant The study comes from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine where researchers tested the new method on people with muscle injuries.
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One giant leap for ROBOTS: Machines that walk, swim and climb will replace humans on future space missions Esa astronaut Roberto Vittori launched a paper led by the University of Surrey on space robotics and autonomous systems, which says robots will replace humans on space missions.
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Forget cut-throat competition: to survive, try a little selflessness | Thomas Dixon Scientists at Princeton say that its altruism, not selfishness, that will ultimately enable human beings to flourish. And Charles Darwin always knew itA new study has claimed that, contrary to received wisdom, it is in fact altruism, not cut-throat compet
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Children's doodles found in margins of medieval manuscript The margins of a medieval manuscript from a convent in Naples, Italy, are decorated with doodles of what are apparently devils, a farm animal and a person that were likely drawn by children, a new study finds.
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Young people urge UK politicians to help safeguard nature Two-thirds of 16- to 34-year-olds consider environmental and wildlife policies a top voting priority, according to survey Almost nine out of 10 young people think it is important for politicians to take care of wildlife and the environment, according to a
The Guardian | 5 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UCL scientist reveals tips and tricks to boost your smartphone battery A flat smartphone battery can be avoided using a few simple steps including shutting down apps and keeping your phone cool according to a chemical engineer at University College London.
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Can the honeyguide show us a new way to connect with nature? Humans have few wild friends, but the honeyguide birds who lead Mozambican hunters to honey give us hope for relationships with mutual benefitNature works rather like the EU. There are deals between species. Uneasy relationships. Mistrust. Boundaries. Bor
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