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Huge helium gas find in east Africa averts medical shortage The natural store of helium found in the Rift valley in Tanzania contains an estimated 54bn cubic feet of the noble gas The discovery of a vast reserve of helium in east Africa has allayed fears of a global shortage of the precious gas crucial for the run
The Guardian | 4 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nasa's space telescope spots stunning stellar display in 'skyrocket' galaxy The image shows a star birth lighting up one end of the diminutive galaxy Kiso 5639. The frenzied star birth is sparked by intergalactic gas raining on one end of the galaxy as it drifts through space.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Statins controversy led 200,000 people to stop taking pills, says study Authors say there could be 2,000 extra heart attacks or strokes in next decade after research cast doubt on pills effectivenessThe public controversy over statins after a leading medical journal ran articles questioning their use will have prompted an est
The Guardian | 5 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pinterest launches AI shopping service that can recognise products from a picture Pinterest is combining computer vision and deep learning to 'look' at a photo and recommend products it 'sees'. This lets users snap an image of an item they see in real life and find it online via the site.
Mail Online | 5 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What will fill the hole left by coal? When mines close in Victoria, local people fear for their future and predict whole towns will die. But if the Coalition and Labor are serious about their climate change targets, are they also ready to replace the lost Australian jobs? Greg Dunn, coffee in
The Guardian | 6 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rescuers Try to Save Giant Blue Whale Trapped in Fishing Gear Whale watchers found an 80-foot cetacean in distress off the California coast. Saving it has proven tricky. | 6 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Smithsonian unveils restored Enterprise flies model used in original Star Trek series The Starship Enterprise has travelled back in time to its glory days the Star Trek ship has been restored to its 1967 looks, and is on display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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DoNotPay system created by a student has won 160,000 disputes in London and New York The DoNotPay bot was first released in London last fall, where it has since successfully disputed 160,000 tickets. Since its New York release in March, the bot has been used over 9,000 times.
Mail Online | 7 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Aboriginal landowners criticise Northern Land Council over drill permit Residents from region around Alawa and Mangarrayi lands say they werent properly consulted about work by Gina Rinehart-linked companyAn Aboriginal community is calling for a halt to exploratory drilling preparations on their traditional lands by a Gina Ri
The Guardian | 7 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NASA Awards Contract to Increase Water Recovery on Space Station NASA has selected Paragon Space Development Corporation, a small business headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, to develop a system that will increase the rate of water recovery from the urine of astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
NASA | 7 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend