Ultrasonic speakers let people who are blind read Braille in mid-air
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Ultrasonic speakers let people who are blind read Braille in mid-air

Technology 27 May 2020 By Donna Lu An ultrasonic device could help people with visual impairments access private data in public University of Bayreuth, GermanyPeople who are blind…

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UK plans to further ease lockdown as new case rate remains high
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UK plans to further ease lockdown as new case rate remains high

By Penny Sarchet Police community support officers patrol Brighton beach on the bank holiday weekendPeter MacDiarmid/ShutterstockDeclines in hospital admissions, the number of people in intensive care and deaths…

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Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs hit just right for maximum damage
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Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs hit just right for maximum damage

By Leah Crane The dinosaur-killing asteroid hit the Yucatan Peninsula in MexicoScience Photo Library / AlamyThe trajectory of the asteroid thought to have killed the dinosaurs 66 million…

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Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of ‘Fighting Prince of Donegal’
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Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of ‘Fighting Prince of Donegal’

Image copyright City Hall of Valladolid/Paco Heras Image caption Several sets of unidentified human remains have already been discovered Are the bones of a historic Irish leader entombed…

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Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global
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Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The big attraction for politicians at this time of crisis is jobs Good news is in short supply at the moment, so…

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Coronavirus: The mystery of ‘silent spreaders’
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Coronavirus: The mystery of ‘silent spreaders’

As the crisis has unfolded, scientists have discovered more evidence about a strange and worrying feature of the coronavirus. While many people who become infected develop a cough,…

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Simulating dead bodies could help calculate an accurate time of death
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Simulating dead bodies could help calculate an accurate time of death

By Layal Liverpool Forensic scientists help police solve crimeMonty Rakusen/AlamyWhen a body is found, forensic scientists spring into action in an attempt to figure out the time and…

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Grey hairs sometimes regain their colour when we feel less stressed
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Grey hairs sometimes regain their colour when we feel less stressed

Health 29 May 2020 By Alice Klein Grey hair may not be foreverTara Moore/Getty ImagesPeople’s grey hairs sometimes naturally regain their original colour, typically when individuals feel less…

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Covid-19 news: One in seven people in the UK have had visitors at home
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Covid-19 news: One in seven people in the UK have had visitors at home

By Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool DGLimages/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 29 May 14 per cent of people in the UK said they…

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Rutland osprey project grows online audience in lockdown
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Rutland osprey project grows online audience in lockdown

Image copyright Rutland Osprey Project Image caption Osprey chicks are fed on fish caught by their parents Bird watchers have turned their eyes from the skies to the…

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