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How President Trump Could Jumpstart Space Settlements

Since Donald Trump became president in January there has been much speculation about his future space policy. Will he declare the moon his goal, and task NASA to take astronauts there? Or will he aim higher, [...]

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NASA providing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

Want the world’s best, up-close view of a rocket launch without being right there at the pad? For the first time, cameras will provide live 360-degree video of a rocket heading toward space. NASA will provide [...]

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Top 7 smartphones still to look forward to in 2017

It’s gearing up to be a seminal year for mobile phones and the competition in 2017 is tougher than ever. Mobile World Congress brought us the latest flagships from Sony and LG, meanwhile Samsung is back [...]

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Activity trackers not always great for monitoring exercise heart rate

(Reuters Health) – Some people who rely on fitness trackers to see how hard they work out may want to rethink this approach, according to a small study that suggests the increasingly popular devices may get [...]

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Hack sets off 156 emergency sirens!

A computer hack set off all the emergency sirens in Dallas for about 90 minutes overnight in one of the largest known breaches of a siren warning system, officials in the Texas city said on Saturday. [...]

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Samsung Electronics says to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it plans to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were pulled from markets due to fire-prone batteries. The Note 7s were permanently scrapped [...]

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Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible

Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, raising the prospect of life, research published on Wednesday showed. [...]

Mammoths suffered genetic 'meltdown' before extinction

Mammoths suffered genetic ‘meltdown’ before extinction

Before woolly mammoths went extinct thousands of years ago, their dwindling population suffered a series of genetic mutations that hampered their ability to survive, researchers said Thursday. Woolly mammoths were once among the most common herbivores [...]