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SA SA's new scam: here's what to do if your WhatsApp account has been hijackedDate: 09/01/2020

South Africa has seen a rash of hijacked WhatsApp accounts in the past week, with scammers then impersonating their victims an ...

Why does the Arctic have more plastic than most places on Earth? Why does the Arctic have more plastic than most places on Earth?Date: 31/10/2019

Plastics travel on ocean currents and through the air to the far north and accumulate—sometimes inside the animals that live t ...

Empty half the Earth of its humans. It Empty half the Earth of its humans. It's the only way to save the planetDate: 31/10/2019

There are now twice as many people as 50 years ago. But, as EO Wilson has argued, they can all survive – in cities ...

Scientists Think They Scientists Think They've Found 'Mitochondrial Eve's' First HomelandDate: 30/10/2019

Today it's a desert. Two hundred thousand years ago, perhaps it was home ...

New algae-based bioreactor can swallow carbon dioxide 400x faster than trees New algae-based bioreactor can swallow carbon dioxide 400x faster than treesDate: 19/09/2019

For good reason, plenty of people are worried about the quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) that are being pumped into the atmo ...

‘Hazardous’ Asteroid 2006 QQ23 Might Hit Earth Next Month! ‘Hazardous’ Asteroid 2006 QQ23 Might Hit Earth Next Month!Date: 19/07/2019

Another day, another Asteroid! It was just yesterday when the news of Asteroid 2006 QV89 not hitting our Earth in september ca ...

'Puppy dog eyes' are an evolutionary trick to manipulate humans, say scientistsDate: 18/06/2019

The next time a dog looks up at you with those big, soppy eyes and your heart begins to melt, be aware: you are being manipulated

Farewell, mysterious Planet 9? ‘Massive disc’ model better explains distant orbit oddities Farewell, mysterious Planet 9? ‘Massive disc’ model better explains distant orbit odditiesDate: 22/01/2019

What was once believed to be an elusive planet causing gravitational disturbances at the edge of our solar system may actually ...

Expectant mothers can now get a 3D model of their unborn baby (VIDEO) Expectant mothers can now get a 3D model of their unborn baby (VIDEO)Date: 08/03/2018

Expectant parents can now print models of their unborn children using ultrasound photos. The models can be 3D-printed in plast ...

Humans witnessed fire-covered Earth at end of Ice Age Humans witnessed fire-covered Earth at end of Ice AgeDate: 09/02/2018

A new study suggests that, on a day about 12,800 years ago, Earth collided with fragments of a disintegrating comet, igniting ...

Asteroid the size of Chelyabinsk meteor to fly past Earth at 1/8 of distance to moon Asteroid the size of Chelyabinsk meteor to fly past Earth at 1/8 of distance to moonDate: 05/10/2017

A huge space rock approaching Earth is set to make a relatively close pass next week when it flies by our planet at about one- ...

Grand finale: Cassini begins dramatic dive between Saturn’s rings Grand finale: Cassini begins dramatic dive between Saturn’s ringsDate: 26/04/2017

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun its first ever dive between the rings of Saturn. The probe is expected to beam images back ...

Jupiter close-up: Juno snaps stunning image of planet’s swirling clouds Jupiter close-up: Juno snaps stunning image of planet’s swirling cloudsDate: 20/04/2017

NASA has shared an incredible close-up portrait of Jupiter taken from the Juno probe during its fifth flyby of the giant plane ...




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