Friday, June 23, 2017

Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk

The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.

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How the presence of humans can affect chimp hunting habits

Two chimp 'tribes' have developed different hunting habits in response to human presence.

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Future of energy on show in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's Expo 2017 provides a taste of what could be the future of greener and renewable energy.

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Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?

Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

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Origins of Sun's swirling spicules discovered

For the first time, a computer simulation -- so detailed it took a full year to run -- shows how spicules form, helping scientists understand how spicules can break free of the sun's surface and surge upward so quickly.

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Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.

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The curious case of the warped Kuiper Belt

The plane of the solar system is warped in the belt's outer reaches, signaling the presence of an unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planetary object far beyond Pluto, according to new research. 

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The e-Mosquito bites you to monitor glucose levels

 Researchers at the University of Calgary have released the latest version of their “Wearable Microsystem for Minimally Invasive, Pseudo-Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring,” a watch-like wearable that “bites” you every few hours to draw blood and test your glucose levels. The system uses a shape memory alloy actuator which contracts when heated and then snaps back into… Read More


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New virtual approach to science in space

A new approach to scientific exploration has been revealed by researchers, which they call exploration telepresence.

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Yahoo closes internet prodigy's news app

Three years after its high-profile launch, Nick D'Aloisio's News Digest app is being shut down.

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