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Help for phone users in 'not spots' The Government suffered two defeats in the Lords yesterday as peers backed to treble minimum broadband speeds and improve mobile phone coverage.
Mail Online | 10 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Cats host a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii that other research has linked to various mental illnesses. So, for some time, people have wondered whether cats are unsafe; for example, pregnant women are
Slashdot | 10 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gas-fired power plants failed during NSW heatwave, report reveals Market regulator urgently requested aluminium smelter reduce electricity use as demand surged alongside temperaturesGas-fired power plants failed during this months New South Wales heatwave, forcing authorities to urgently cut demand from the Tomago alumi
The Guardian | 11 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tesla 'on track' to begin building Model 3 in July The company said Wednesday it expects to start making its $35,000 Model 3 in July, with higher-volume production by September.
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Overwatch's defining characteristic is its location Blizzard has taken its players and fans to many strange players. Speaking at the DICE Summit in Las Vegas today, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan explained why the team wanted to make a game set on Earth, and why the prospect was so daunting. As previo
Yahoo! News | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hug a tree while you still can: U.S. forests are disappearing The Amazon rainforest and Indonesia's peat swamps aren't the only places suffering from deforestation. On the mainland U.S., swaths of forests are steadily disappearing, too. It's not just that we're losing trees. The forests themselves ar
Yahoo! News | 11 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nasa scientists announce discovery of a new solar system We came a step closer to answering that tantalising question with the announcement by Nasa scientists of the discovery of a new solar system with climates that just might support life.
Mail Online | 11 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Chimps are more likely to copy low status subordinates Researchers conducted a study in Texas which revealed that chimps in a group with a low-ranking females copied them significantly more than an alpha male demonstrating the same behavior.
Mail Online | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dolly the cloned sheep's four clones set to be euthanized On the anniversary of Dolly the cloned sheep being announced to the world, researchers at the University of Nottingham have revealed their plan to euthanize her cloned 'sisters'.
Mail Online | 11 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death Scientists say even just 2.5 daily portions can lower chance of heart disease, stroke, cancer and premature deathFive portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, but 10 is much better and could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide eve
The Guardian | 11 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend