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Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene, and the world is on the brink of a sixth great extinction, a new study says.
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After Boston, researchers have now detected thousands of potentially harmful natural gas leaks in Washington, DC.
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Imagine charging your cell phone while on an evening walk without any wire or device near you.
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The researchers have found a new way to capture microwave signals and turn them in to electrical power that can be used to charge a mobile phone.
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Monkeys were able to control the movement of both arms on an avatar using just their brain activity, a new study has suggested.
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A new research by US scientists has found that baby as old as six months of age has started developing maths skills.
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Researchers have developed brain implants that allowed rats to communicate by thought alone, even from separate continents.
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Researchers have demonstrated that the silver nanoparticles used in many consumer products can adversely affect plants and micro organisms.
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US biologists have studied the behaviour in the swamp sparrow species by creating a robot from a dead bird.
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The fraternity at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has been suspended for hosting Asian-themed party opponents dubbed the ‘racist rager’.
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Male chimps are quite choosy about forming coalitions when it comes to siring offspring, with dominant individuals more likely to become fathers and rise in rank.
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A tropical lizard species native to Puerto Rico has adapted to the cooler winters of Miami, suggesting its ability to survive climate change.
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