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Intense new NASA photos show that Jupiter is hell

The huge planet in the middle of our solar system has giant Earth-sized storms, a powerful magnetic field, and extreme auroras, a series of new scientific studies published this week show.

The new findings come from data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft, which has been studying Jupiter since it arrived …

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Early Humans From Ancient Peru More Advanced Than Originally Thought

A team of scientists from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute recently made a groundbreaking discovery in coastal Peru. With a single basket from the ruins of an ancient civilization, they were able to shed some light on humans living nearly 15,000 years ago.

The team found hundreds …

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Indigenous rangers in Queensland to use drones for mapping

Yuku Baja Muliku Rangers, an indigenous ranger group in Queensland, have received Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) certification to use drones commercially. They have purchased a craft and plan to use it soon to monitor the health of their land and sea country, with assistance from the Great Barrier Reef …

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Rocket Lab launches first rocket into space from New Zealand

New Zealand have entered the space market — launching a rocket partly made of carbon fibre, with engines made from a 3D printer, into space. American-New Zealand company Rocket Lab, which was behind the launch, want to take a slice of the booming market for getting small satellites into orbit.

Peter …

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Tiny shells indicate big changes to global carbon cycle

For the study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists raised foraminifera -- single-celled organisms about the size of a grain of sand -- at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory under future, high CO2 conditions.

These tiny organisms, commonly called "forams," are ubiquitous in marine environments and play a key role …

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US EPA chief climate change denial refuted by scientific paper

In a sign of growing tensions between scientists and the Trump administration, researchers have published a scientific paper that was conceived and written as an explicit refutation to an assertion by Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt about climate change.

After reviewing temperature trends contained in three satellite data sets …

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Closed-Captioning Turned Zuckerberg's Speech Into Jibberish

Today, Harvard's closed-captioning system apparently malfunctioned — just as Zuckerberg was giving his commencement speech at Harvard University.

Like any good commencement speech — there were important career lessons for the graduates. As well as the poignant reminder that, when things don't go your way, you should dust your self off and …

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Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale

The rebooted Nokia 3310 has gone on sale, nearly 17 years after the original made its debut. The phone, which has a two megapixel camera and relies on 2.5G connectivity to offer only limited internet access, is being sold for £49.99.

The battery is claimed to offer up …

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Apple will live stream WWDC 2017 keynote on June 5 at 10AM PT

Apple is now promoting its upcoming special event on June 5 at 10 am PT with a landing page and a calendar entry on apple.com.

Apple's WWDC 2017 opening keynote, which Apple will live stream, will be the first major event the company has held since last fall after …

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New 'Cloak & Dagger' Android Attacks

Cloak & Dagger is a new class of potential attacks affecting Android devices. These attacks allow a malicious app to completely control the UI feedback loop and take over the device — without giving the user a chance to notice the malicious activity. These attacks only require two permissions that, in case …

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