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Slipping into this ‘skin’ turns any object into a robot

Science Robotic skins could have a place in space (and on stuffed animals). Potentially, any soft object could become a robot with the skin slipped around it:...

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How to track product recalls

Technology One stop for all the things you wish you hadn’t shopped. When it comes to product recall watch lists, there’s something for everything...

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A tiny galaxy almost collided with the Milky Way and astronomers can see the effects

Space A galactic near-miss. Our galaxy’s history was a lot more turbulent than previously thought...

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Humans have been messing with the climate for thousands of years

Nexus Media News By clearing forests and raising animals, early farmers cranked up the global thermostat, possibly preventing another ice age. If n...

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Camping equipment made by people that truly know the great outdoors

Gadgets Outdoor Life's gear is designed for quality and comfort. Outdoor Life magazine recently designed, tested, and launched their own line of equipme...

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We already know air pollution hurts your heart—and it might also hurt your brain

Health Higher levels of air pollution may be linked to higher risk of dementia. The air you breathe could impact your brain. Exposure to high levels of air pol...

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First look: iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4

Technology Everything you need to know about Apple's latest products. Hands on with Apple's new iPhones and Apple Watch...

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First look: iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch Series 4

Technology Everything you need to know about Apple's latest products. Take a first look at Apple's new iPhones and Apple Watch...

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You should check how much sugar your 'healthy' yogurt really has

Health Even organic and low-fat varieties can hide half your daily recommend sugar. Researchers found that many varieties of yogurt were absolutely packed full...

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RemoveDebris: UK satellite nets 'space junk'

A British satellite successfully deploys a net in orbit to demonstrate how to capture space debris...

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Are wasps the bees knees? Scientists think they should be

People dislike wasps but love bees despite both species providing similar ecological benefits says a new study...

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Why do we hate wasps and love bees?

Both are as ecologically useful, say scientists, and the same effort must be made to protect them...

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The satellite that can clean up space rubbish from Earth's orbit

It's part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth's orbit...

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Do household cleaners make kids obese? Here's why it's too soon to tell.

Health Don't go throwing the baby out with the bathtub cleaner. More and more research these days shows us we might have gone too far with our obsession...

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Here's how a photojournalist prepares to cover a hurricane

Environment A wire photographer gets ready to cover Florence. As everyday citizens evacuate or shelter in place, photojournalists move into the eye of the stor...

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Starvation fears after piglets stolen from London farm

There are fears for the welfare of 11 tiny piglets stolen from a farm in London...

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What does math look like to mathematicians?

Science Excerpt: Math with Bad Drawings It’s very simple. Math looks like language. A funny language, I’ll admit. It’s dense, terse, and painstaking to r...

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Super-recognizers help fight crime, but their powers remain mysterious

Science And how AI could help them do it even better. Our ability to place faces exists on a spectrum. Some super-recognizers, whose abilities far exceed the a...

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Hurricanes are no longer just a coastal problem

Environment Rivers flood regularly during hurricanes, but get less attention than coastlines Some of the worst damage from Eastern Seaboard hurricanes in the p...

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Twitter will let you see your feed in chronological order again—here's how and why

Technology The algorithm's grip on your social stream may be loosening...

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Meet SpaceX’s first moon tourist, Yusaku Maezawa

Space The Japanese billionaire isn't the only one headed for the moon. Here's where you can re-watch the SpaceX broadcast announcing Yusaku...

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Baby walkers have never been safe. Why are companies still selling them?

Health Pediatricians just published data on related injuries—but this isn't new information. Plenty of people aren’t aware of just how dangerous the...

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Elon Musk unveils first tourist for SpaceX 'Moon loop'

The first private passenger to fly around the Moon with SpaceX will be a Japanese billionaire...

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Solar Orbiter: Spacecraft to leave UK bound for the Sun

UK engineers finish building a satellite that will carry cameras closer to the Sun than ever before...

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A blindfolded sea otter named Selka shows how the critters find food in murky water

Animals Proving the power of whiskers and paws. Newly published research from the University of California at Santa Cruz helps us peer into the murk and figure...

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Last week in tech: New iPhones, emergency text alerts, and the coming wave of gadget announcements

Technology Should you get a new iPhone? And why is the president texting us? Listen to the latest episode of the podcast and catch up on a week of tech news do...

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Meet SpaceX’s first lunar passenger, Yusaku Maezawa

Space The Japanese billionaire isn't the only one headed for the moon Here's where you can re-watch the SpaceX broadcast announcing Yusaku...

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How to watch tonight's SpaceX announcement

Space SpaceX wants to send someone around the moon, but who? Here's where you can watch the SpaceX livestream, at 9pm Eastern, 6 pm Pacific time...

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SpaceX wants to send private citizens to the moon (again)

Space We all want to know who it is. Tonight at 9 pm eastern time, the world will gain a first glance at the latest private citizen to hand over a load of cash...

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iOS 12 just gave your iPhone new features—here's how to use them

DIY An AR measuring app, Memoji, easier photo sharing, and more. This month, you can finally download and install iOS 12 on your iPhone. Here are some of the c...

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How studying chicken butts cracked the inner workings of our immune system

Health A Golden Goose award just recognized how poultry enhanced our understanding of B and T cells. Children were dying, and pediatrician Max Cooper couldn’...

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Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw

Animals Satellites, sharks, and turtles, oh my. “We’re monitoring where she is right now, and it just happens to be in the middle of a hurricane,” Kelly...

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Maker Faire 2018 preview: A car-crushing hand, cotton-candy robot, and DIY catapult competition

DIY Eight amazing displays to check out. This weekend, New York City will host World Maker Faire. Here are a few of the displays you should check out while you...

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Human spit is actually a great cleaning solution (and other award-winning scientific finds)

Science The annual Ig Nobel awards are a treasure. Some of the research honored by the Ig Nobel awards is just for fun, but some of it also serves some greater...

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