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Robots 'will make majority of humans unemployed within 30 years'

The Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Will Smith and Bridget Moynahan in 2005's 'I, Robot'. Developments in robotics and artificial intelligence are predicted to create a workplace revolution Rex.

Long-term cement study seeks nuclear waste solution

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
UK scientists say they have produced a new mix of cement that should be much more effective at containing nuclear waste in a deep repository.
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Scott Kelly answered questions on Tumblr, and the result was pretty hilarious

Digital Trends - ‎1 hour ago‎
While astronaut communication with us terrestrial beings isn't all that uncommon (it happens through Twitter, space videos, and sometimes, even a phone call), getting to “speak” one-on-one with a denizen of the International Space Station is still a ...
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Two Isles of Scilly islands now rat free so seabirds can breed again says RSPB

Market Business News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Two islands in the Isles of Scilly - Gugh and St Agnes - are now officially rat-free, says the RSBP, claiming that efforts to protect seabird populations, which had been threatened by rats, have been successful.
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Gold found in rocks in Great Cumbrae but no Scottish gold rush scientists say

Market Business News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Does the discovery of gold in rocks on the beach at Millport, a holiday resort on the Isle of Great Cumbrae, mean Scotland is about to have a Californian-style gold rush?
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Lego birds 'build up' interest in Co Down

U.TV - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
A wetlands centre in Co Down is 'building' children's interest in nature with the help of Lego. Children pose with a Lego mallard at Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Co Down.
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Dambusters uncle inspired Scots gravitational waves scientist

Herald Scotland - ‎15 hours ago‎
A SCOT behind the global project to unearth the celestial secrets of the universe was inspired to study science by his engineer uncle - who helped develop the bouncing bomb.
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Free Willy: Porn site launches fundraiser to save whales

RT - ‎12 hours ago‎
Sperm whales just got a whole new meaning thanks to a hands-on (or should that be all-hands-on-d*ck?) fundraising promotion by a porn website.
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Geneticist 'scared' by prospect of rogue IVF clinics altering babies' DNA

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
A leading British geneticist has admitted to being "really scared" by the prospect of rogue IVF clinics adopting powerful new gene-editing techniques to alter the DNA of babies.
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150000 penguins perish after giant iceberg traps colony

CNN - ‎7 hours ago‎
(CNN) About 150,000 penguins have died after being stranded by a vast iceberg that has become lodged off the coast of Antarctica. Combined with expanding ice, the B09B iceberg, which at 1,120 square miles is almost the size of Rhode Island, has cut off ...
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FOOD WIPEOUT WARNING: US could be devastated by ANOTHER 1930s-style Dust Bowl - ‎8 hours ago‎
THE United States is at risk of being devastated by another 1930s-style Dust Bowl, scientists have warned. By Kieran Corcoran. PUBLISHED: 11:53, Sat, Feb 13, 2016 | UPDATED: 14:05, Sat, Feb 13, 2016.
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Air pollution kills millions annually, mostly in China, India

Kaumudi Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: More than 5.5 million people die prematurely each year due to air pollution with over half of those deaths occurring in China and India, two of the world's fastest-growing economies, according to a new research.
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Scientists resigned to loss of contact with Philae space probe - ‎5 hours ago‎
Scientists say there is "almost zero chance" of hearing from the Philae space probe again after it touched down on a comet more than a year ago.
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Increasing water on land slowing down rising seas

Times of India - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: While ice sheets and glaciers continue to melt, climate change over the past decade has caused Earth's continents to soak up and store an extra 3.2 trillion tons of water in soils, lakes and underground aquifers -- temporarily slowing the ...
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Scientists construct geological map of Pluto

The Space Reporter - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Hills of water ice on Pluto 'float' in a sea of frozen nitrogen and move over time like icebergs in Earth's Arctic Ocean-another example of Pluto's fascinating geological activity.
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Earth's rarest minerals catalogued

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Scientists have categorised the Earth's rarest minerals. None of 2,500 species described is known from more than five locations, and for a few of them the total global supply could fit in a thimble.
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Was Albert Einstein Really a Bad Student Who Failed Maths?

NDTV - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
There is huge news in the science world: Scientists just announced that they have detected gravitational waves from the merging of two black holes in deep space - something predicted a century ago by Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.
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How big is water crisis? Four billion people face water scarcity, says study

Christian Science Monitor - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists from the Netherlands suggest four billion people face water scarcity, twice the number previously expected. But the authors say this accurate assessment is important, because it sets the stage for real progress.
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Kinetic Energy-Harvesting Shoes Could Charge Your Smartphone or Be Wi-Fi Hot Spot

EcoWatch - ‎11 hours ago‎
Don't miss out. Stay Informed. Get EcoWatch's Top News of the Day. Email. Mechanical engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed electricity-generating footwear that lets you charge mobile electronic devices simply by walking.