New evidence on Neanderthal mixing

New research on a 45,000-year-old Siberian thighbone has narrowed the window of time when humans and Neanderthals interbred to between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago, and has shown that modern ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Newly Discovered Fossils Reveal Goofy-Looking Dinosaur

"This creature wasn't built for speed. That's pretty obvious"

3 hours ago from TIME

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Hate your email? Google knows: its new app promises the earth (and a manageable inbox)

Google has launched a new smartphone app "years in the making" that it claims will let people finally take control of their inboxes.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

Bank of America is apologizing for double-billing customers who made purchases using Apple's new mobile payments service.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ten years on, scientists still debating the origins of Homo floresiensis—the 'Hobbit'

(Phys.org) —It's been ten years since the bones of Homo floresiensis, aka, the "hobbit" were uncovered in Liang Bua, a cave, on the island of Flores in Indonesia, and scientists still can't ...

16 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Microsoft Is Stopping Free Xbox Music Streaming

From December 1st you will no longer be able to stream Xbox Music for free on your PC, phone or favourite web-accessing device.Read more...

2 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Hendo Hover: the world's first real hoverboard?

Despite many efforts to make the hoverboard a reality in the more than two decades since Marty McFly zipped around on one in Back to the Future Part II, we're still waiting. Does the arrival ...

23 hours ago from Gizmag

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Apple-1 computer built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak sells for more than £560,000

Of all the computers that Apple has ever made there's only one that Steve Jobs had to sell his car to finance, and yesterday it sold for a staggering $905,000 (£563,904) at auction.

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Study shows more than half of peer-reviewed research articles published during 2007-2012 are now open access

(Phys.org) —A recent study paid for by the European Commission, and conducted and published by (the non-peer reviewed site) Science-Metrix, has found that more than half (approximately 55 percent) ...

46 minutes ago from Phys.org

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