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VIDEO: Move Objects With Your Mind? We're Getting There, With The Help Of An Armband

Credit: NPR Don’t see the video? Click here. In the latest episode of Future You, check out an armband that ...
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Hawaii Protesters Block Access Road To Stop Construction Of Massive Telescope

Enlarge this image Native Hawaiians have objected to construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope for years. On Monday, about 300 ...
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Cool Your Jets! Science Might Explain Your Weird And Emotional Airplane Behavior

Enlarge this image Airplane passengers fly on a British plane in 1960. Travelers can often exhibit bizarre behaviors as a ...
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The Camera That Went To The Moon And Changed How We See It

Enlarge this image Astronaut Walter Schirra, center, checks out his spacecraft’s camera equipment with Paul Becker of McDonnell, left, and ...
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Climate Change Fuels Wetter Storms — Storms Like Barry

Enlarge this image Clouds from Tropical Storm Barry spin over downtown New Orleans on Saturday. The storm has been fueled ...
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Has Your Doctor Talked To You About Climate Change?

Enlarge this image Dr. Mary Rice walks with Michael Howard at a Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare clinic in Chealsea, Mass, ...
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Rippling Rainbow Map Shows How California Earthquakes Moved The Earth

Enlarge this image NASA’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis team created this map, which shows surface displacement caused by the ...
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'Late Migrations' Essays Create A Jeweled Patchwork Of Nature And Culture

For Margaret Renkl, a cedar waxwing is “A flying jungle flower. A weightless coalescence of air and light and animation.” ...
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As America Celebrates Apollo, A New Moon Race Is Underway

An Indian heavy rocket lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The same site will launch India’s latest ...
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Cutting Just 300 Calories Per Day May Keep Your Heart Healthy

Enlarge this image Just a modest reduction in daily caloric intake could have protective benefits for our hearts, new research ...
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The Best Medicine: Decoding The Hidden Meanings Of Laughter

Enlarge this image Flashpop/Getty Images Here’s how it usually goes: You’re working from home and you dial in to a ...
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Bet On The Bot: AI Beats The Professionals At 6-Player Texas Hold 'Em

Enlarge this image During one experiment, the poker bot Pluribus played against five professional players. It won. Facebook AI Research ...
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Norway Surveys Sunken Soviet Submarine

Enlarge this image A remote submersible surveys the wreck of the Komsomolets, roughly a mile beneath the surface of the ...
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Could Mussels Teach Us How To Clean Up Oil Spills?

Enlarge this image Mussels bind to surfaces using byssus threads. Understanding how these threads work may help researchers address water ...
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High-Tide Flooding On The Rise, Especially Along The East Coast, Forecasters Warn

Enlarge this image A street in Miami flooded during a high tide in 2018. A new report confirms that the ...
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Business

UK Facebook users now have a tool to report scam ads

Facebook has launched a tool for UK users to report ads they suspect of being scams. The feature can be accessed by clicking the three ...
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N26 announces N26 You, a revamped premium account

Challenger bank N26 has unveiled a new premium plan called N26 You. This plan replaces N26 Black with the same benefits and a few tweaks ...
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India’s budget hotel startup Oyo enters co-working business with $30 million Innov8 acquisition

India’s Oyo has expanded its hotel chain business to over 80 countries and entered co-living spaces segment in recent years. The firm, which has raised ...
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