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Number of cows giving birth seems to change with the lunar cycle Researchers at the University of Tokyo analysed the birth timings of cows reared in uniform conditions on a farm to find birth rates were was statistically higher during the near full and full moon.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Wood from a log boat older than the pyramids is found in Wales: The timber was found on the site in Monmouth, Wales, which lies on the shore of what was once a huge lake caused by an Ice Age blockage in the Wye gorge.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Researchers find PSYCHOPATHS do feel fear but don't recognise danger Researchers have found that psychopathic individuals may actually experience fear, in contrast to previous beliefs, but fall short in their ability to recognize and respond to threats.
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Researchers reveal why Superman's disguise WOULD work Researchers at the University of York have shown that small alterations to a person's appearance, such as wearing glasses, can significantly hinder positive facial identification.
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Rare whale's recovery hurt by entanglements, scientists say PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The ability of an endangered whale species to recover is jeopardized by increasing rates of entanglement in fishing gear and a resultant drop in birth rates, according to scientists who study the animal.
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Major companies including Sony, Samsung, HTC to annouce major new products at IFA The consumer technology fair, which runs from 27 September in Berlin, will see major launches from smartphone and smartwatch makers, highlighting the must have gadgets for Christmas.
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Pair of twin stars found to have THREE giant worlds in orbit around them Astronomers at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC have spotted two strange stars that are unusually close to each other but have three giant planets in orbit around them.
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Elon Musk promises 'major update' to Autopilot software will be available within weeks The software update is set to be made available 'within weeks', Musk said on Twitter, claiming it dramatically improves the use of radar data.
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Why tall people are BETTER at sport:Height gives an advantage when guessing distances, say scientists TheOhio State Universitystudy found the spatial awareness of taller athletes (such as Venus Williams, pictured) was superior even when they were sat down and shorter people stood on a box.
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Tall people better at sport because of superior spatial awareness, study finds Read full story for latest details.
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