Drones equipped with soap bubbles could be an answer to starvation

The scientist and co-author Xi Yang first used microscopes to find out whether soap bubbles are capable of carrying pollen grains

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Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

The US tech giant said in a submission to Australia's competition watchdog that news represents a 'very small fraction' of the content in an average user's news feed

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Sony unveils Playstation 5 and teases new games

As rival Microsoft Corp prepares the launch of its next-generation Xbox Series X console for this year's holiday season, the presentation gave a first glimpse of how games will look when played on…

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Zoom admits user accounts suspended after Chinese government demanded it

Zoom said now it has reinstated all the accounts

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Amazon bans police from using facial recognition software

Earlier this week, various racial justice groups launched an online petition calling for Amazon to end all ties with police and US immigration officials

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Fossilised stomach contents show armoured dinosaur's leafy last meal

That unfortunate Cretaceous Period beast is now providing unique insight into the dietary habits of plant-eating dinosaurs. Scientists said on Wednesday the fossilised stomach contents of the…

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New theory finally identifies mysterious 'cigar' asteroid

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Dating app Grindr to remove ethnicity filter in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

The ethnicity filters have been controversial for years, but they went unchanged even as Grindr launched an anti-racism campaign on the platform in 2018.

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Novel coronavirus emerged from gene shuffling across bats, pangolin: Study

Understanding the origins of the novel coronavirus -- SARS-CoV-2 -- is critical for deterring future zoonosis, discovering new drugs, and developing a vaccine.

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UK scientists link chimpanzee lip-smacking to human speech

The study published in the journal 'Biology Letters' used video recordings collected at Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland and Leipzig Zoo in Germany as well as recordings of wild apes in Uganda.

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Asteroid that killed dinosaurs at 'deadliest possible' angle caused 'maximum damage'

Such a strike likely unleashed billions of tons of sulfur and other gases into the atmosphere, blocking the sun and leading to a dramatic cooling of the Earth's climate.

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How Huawei became a liability for China amid COVID-19 crisis

The world has figured out that the perfect way to punish Beijing which is by blocking Huawei. 

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'First-of-its-kind' asteroid spotted near Jupiter by astronomers

2019 LD2 is the first one of its kind to be seen with a comet-like-tail.

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Thailand begins coronavirus vaccine trials on monkeys

Thailand announced on Wednesday that it was developing a vaccine - one of at least 100 potential vaccines in the works worldwide - and hoped to have it into production by next year.

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New Yorker confesses fatally stabbing dad during Zoom chat

The murder took place in the town of Amityville, known in particular for the horror book series bearing its name and related film, which came out in 1979.

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