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If you’ve ever had the misfortune of standing on the wrong side of a bus or long-haul truck as it accelerates past you, you’ll know intimately that noxious feeling of diesel soot coating your face and running down your...

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Researchers use computational models to discover two new magnets

From computers to medical devices, magnets power a wide range of technology that we use everyday. However, rare earth magnets scarce due to their cost...
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FCC begins chipping away at net neutrality rules

As soon as he took over as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai never made secret his ambitions to tear down current...
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Lyrebird develops software that can mimic anyones voice

Google Deepmind announced Wavenet last year which introduced new techniques in advancing text to speech software. Using 44 hours of audio they were able to...

Discovery of a thin transparent film could shake up the electronics industry

The race is always on for companies like Samsung and Apple to develop a phone with the largest screen size, is lightweight, and slim. Each year...
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Zuckerberg wants Facebook to introduce us to people we should know

Facebook wants to help you find more friends. In particular, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he wants the social media platform to start suggesting new...
The sun never sets in Jülich, Germany now that scientists created the world’s largest artificial sun at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). The massive wall of light consists of 149 xenon short-arc spotlights which are the same spotlights used on movie...