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Will the iPhone 7 be WATERPROOF? Apple patent reveals plans to protect the inside of the phone from liquid The patent was filed by the Californian firm last year. It said cases have little value once water in in the the phone and details a system of adding hydrophobic coating to components.
Mail Online | 3 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Uranus, Venus and Mars! See Planets in the March Night Sky Meanwhile, Mars appears below Venus early in the month, but looks only a fraction as bright. Jupiter is not quite as dazzling as Venus, but remains in the sky for practically the entire night and is a wonderful sight to behold through a telescope. Uranus
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7 Strange Facts About Dwarf Planet Ceres On Friday morning (March 6), NASA's Dawn spacecraft will arrive at Ceres, becoming the first probe ever to orbit a dwarf planet. Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, and the closest dwarf planet to Earth. Dawn is
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Step It Up! The States Where People Walk Most And despite what may seem like a desire to hunker down and drink hot cocoa when the snow is falling, most people keep their activity levels fairly constant across both seasons, with just a slight dip in activity during winter, the data showed. "With
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Wow! Watch a Drone Fly Through the World's Largest Atom Smasher It's safe to say the world's largest atom smasher is big. A new video shot by a drone flying over and through the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) provides unique views of the immense particle detector, which is located underground near Geneva in Swi
Yahoo! News | 3 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What is El Nio? An explanation of the formation and impacts of the far-reaching climate phenomenon, which the US National Weather Service said has finally arrived Continue reading...
The Guardian | 4 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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Reliance on smartphones linked to lazy thinking Our smartphones help us find a phone number quickly, provide us with instant directions and recommend restaurants, but new research indicates that this convenience at our fingertips is making it easy for us to avoid thinking for ourselves.
Science Daily | 4 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Turning a vole into a mighty rodent Take a wild, common forest-dwelling mouse-like rodent, known as a vole, and subject it to 13 rounds of selection for increased aerobic exercise metabolism, and what do you get? A mighty 'mouse' with a 48 percent higher peak rate of oxygen consumption and
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Significant facial variation in pre-Columbian South America A team of anthropology researchers has found significant differences in facial features between all seven pre-Columbian peoples they evaluated from what is now Peru -- disproving a longstanding perception that these groups were physically homogenous. The
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First-of-its-kind center to diagnose, treat deadly blood clots The creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous Thromboembolic Disease Center (VTEC) has been announced in New York to treat those with life-threating blood clots.
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