People who compare themselves to others spend longer on Facebook
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People who compare themselves to others spend longer on Facebook

By Donna Lu Keeping up with friendsStephen Frost / AlamyPeople who are prone to comparing themselves to others, both offline and online, spend more time on Facebook. To…

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Cannibal dinosaurs resorted to eating each other when food was scarce
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Cannibal dinosaurs resorted to eating each other when food was scarce

By Michael Le Page In times of food scarcity, allosaurs may have resorted to eating their own kindBrian EnghAbundant bite marks on a collection bones from the Jurassic…

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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 publicHaptic device being used at an ATMPeople who…

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Covid-19 news: Boris Johnson admits UK was unprepared for pandemic
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Covid-19 news: Boris Johnson admits UK was unprepared for pandemic

By Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Prime minister Boris Johnson appearing before the House of Commons Liaison Committee.parliamentlive.tv/Crown Copyright/PA Wire/PA ImagesLatest coronavirus…

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We can see when your brain forms a memory by watching you move
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We can see when your brain forms a memory by watching you move

By Clare Wilson Memories form in the hippocampus, and we can see the resulting brain waves reflected in people’s behaviour SEBASTIAN KAULITZKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty ImagesHow do we make…

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Strange radio signals reveal the matter hiding between galaxies
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Strange radio signals reveal the matter hiding between galaxies

By Jonathan O’Callaghan A composite image of the ASKAP radio telescope gives an idea of how fast radio burst signals are spread outICRAR and CSIRO/Alex CherneyOne space mystery…

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At work, school and seeing friends: How to lower your coronavirus risk
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At work, school and seeing friends: How to lower your coronavirus risk

By Linda Geddes Protective plastic screens have been fitted in a cafe in Naples, ItalySalvatore Laporta/Kontrolab/Lightrocket Via Getty Images THE coronavirus is still circulating yet many countries are…

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Neanderthal DNA linked to higher fertility in modern humans
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Neanderthal DNA linked to higher fertility in modern humans

By Colin Barras A Neanderthal familyP.PLAILLY/E.DAYNES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYA chunk of Neanderthal DNA carried by some people living today appears to reduce the chance of miscarriage and promote fertility.…

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SpaceX to make history launching NASA astronauts on a private rocket
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SpaceX to make history launching NASA astronauts on a private rocket

By Leah Crane The Crew Dragon capsule is ready for launchSpaceX/FlickrOn 27 May, astronauts will blast off to space from the US for the first time since the…

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Poll reveals declining trust in UK government before Cummings crisis
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Poll reveals declining trust in UK government before Cummings crisis

By Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool People on the beach in Southend-On-Sea, United Kingdom.Kate Green/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesLatest coronavirus news as…

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