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Electronics company which supplies Apple and Samsung replaces 60,000 staff with robots Foxconn, the Taiwanese company which assembles iPhones and iPads, has brought in machines to perform repetitive tasks and axed more than half its 110,000 staff at a factory in China.
Mail Online | 14 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Smart vibrating insoles could improve balance and even make you more agile Researchers at Harvard University say vibrating insoles can improve balance in both young and elderly people. Recent studies have shown it can modify gait in recreational athletes, and boost agility.
Mail Online | 14 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Enigmatic French cave structures show off Neanderthal skills By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mysterious ring-shaped structures fashioned about 176,000 years ago by Neanderthals using broken stalagmites deep inside a cave in southwestern France indicate that our closest extinct relatives were more adept than p
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What Were Neanderthals Building in This Cave? Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousi
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Scientists say there could be school bus-sized MEGASQUID lurking in our oceans The study was undertaken by Charles Paxton, a fisheries ecologist and statistician at the University of St Andrews. He believes giant squid can reach 65ft (20 metres) in length.
Mail Online | 15 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Whole Foods sells meatless burger 'tastes, feels and even bleeds' Beyond Meat claims to sell a veggie burger that looks, cooks and taste like real meat. Called Beyond Burger, this plant-based burger uses beet juice to 'bleed' and is selling at a Whole Foods in Colorado.
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Wild flower meadows burst into life A late spring has brought meadow plants alive in May, but Britains natural grassland is continuing to disappearA late spring led to a big burst of wild flowers this month, but of all the native wild flowers how many green-winged orchid, oxlip, dyers green
The Guardian | 16 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world.
Fox News | 16 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NASA Awards Financial and Business Management Services Contract NASA has selected Logical Innovations, Inc., of Houston to provide financial and business management services for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Procurement and other entities at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA | 16 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Heartbreaking study finds male snub-nosed monkey spent an hour with his dying mate - and even held her hand as she passed away Researchers in China witnessed the heartbreaking moments a dying snub-nosed monkey was tended to by the alpha male and other females, and suggest the male may have grieved her death.
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