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SpaceX plans high-altitude test flight for its SN8 starship next week

Tuesday evening saw SpaceX's fourth static fire of their SN8 prototype starship. The test was short and sweet but reportedly very successful. This sets up the private space travel firm nicely for an important test flight next week......»»

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Samsung targets entry-level smartphone users with the Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02s

It's tough to beat Samsung when it comes to offering Android smartphones at nearly every price point. The company often risks cannibalizing its own models due to this aggressive marketing strategy, and the upcoming Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02s might be.....»»

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Amazon expands IP Accelerator to Europe after US SMBs register 6,000 trademarks

As we head into the biggest shopping period of the year — which this year may well have an even stronger online component than usual because of Covid-19 — Amazon has launched its latest effort to combat the sale of counterfeit goods on it.....»»

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Meet the Microbes Living on Da Vinci’s Iconic Sketches

Think you’ve got an interesting microbiome? Your body ain’t got nothing on what’s accumulated on Leonardo’s drawings over 500 years......»»

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Homes evacuated as cyclone threatens India

Several thousand people in south-eastern India fled their homes on Wednesday, out of the path of a cyclone due to slam coastal areas after midnight, bringing with it heavy rain......»»

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Conscientiousness key to team success during space missions

NASA is working toward sending humans to Mars by 2030. If all goes according to plan, the flight crew's return trip to the red planet will take about two-and-half years. That's a long time to spend uninterrupted with co-workers. But imagine if the as.....»»

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Research team finds effect of odor on helpfulness in rats

Despite their reputation, rats are surprisingly sociable and actually regularly help each other out with tasks. Researchers at the Universities of Göttingen, Bern and St Andrews have now shown that a rat only has to smell the scent of another rat th.....»»

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Kilonovae: Ambushing the standard candle in its own nest

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most luminous and explosive transient phenomena in the universe after the Big Bang. A powerful tool for characterizing and classifying GRBs to allow them to be used as tracers of the expansion history of the universe a.....»»

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Fossils show 66 million years of insects eating kauri trees

Exquisitely preserved feeding marks on fossil conifer leaves show that the same insect feeding and fungi persisted for millions of years on the same type of plant, from ancient Patagonian rainforests to the modern rainforests of the tropical West Pac.....»»

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New discovery allows early detection of shade avoidance syndrome in plants

Researchers from the Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's research enterprise in Singapore and Temasek Li.....»»

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Pulsating aurora: Killer electrons in strumming sky lights

Computer simulations explain how electrons with wide-ranging energies rain into Earth's upper and middle atmosphere during a phenomenon known as the pulsating aurora. The findings, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, suggest that t.....»»

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The best Black Friday Bluetooth speaker deals for 2020

This could be the best time to score a new Bluetooth speaker from top brands, like JBL, Marshall, or Anker......»»

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Amazon Black Friday deals: Roomba, Instant Pot, Ninja, Echo, Bose. Eufy

Everything you need to know about Amazon Black Friday this year......»»

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The best Black Friday Xbox deals for 2020

Whether you are upgrading to the Xbox Series S or Xbox Series X, or looking into the Xbox One S or Xbox One X, there will be Black Friday deals for you......»»

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Best Black Friday Microsoft Surface deals 2020: Surface Pro 7 and Surface Go

The Microsoft Surface line has something for everyone. Here are the best Black Friday Microsoft Surface deals......»»

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Inside the race to save Notre Dame Cathedral

‘Saving Notre Dame’ documents the massive effort to rebuild the historic cathedral. On April 15, 2019, Joby Lubman got home from work and turned on the TV to see Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral burning. “My jaw just dropped,.....»»

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Pandemic of Hunger

COVID-19 is straining African food security, but also presents an opportunity for change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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What We"re Thankful for at Scientific American

From our virtual Thanksgiving table to yours -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Amazon aims to stop counterfeit products with “Operation Fulfilled Action”

Amazon announced today that it was working with the United States government’s National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) to launch a joint operation to stop counterfeit goods from entering the United States. The mis.....»»

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Fourth Ram Truck “Built to Serve Edition” pickup lands in Q1

Ram Truck has announced that the fourth edition of its armed forces-inspired and limited-edition “Built to Serve” trucks is ready to go. The Built to Serve Edition Ram 1500 pickups honor the five branches of the US Armed Forces. Ram is of.....»»

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