Oldest-known human genome sequenced

DNA shows a group of modern humans roamed across Asia.

3 hours ago from Nature News

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Mystery of the 'horrible hand' dino solved

MONSTER DINOSAUR: The true identity of a mysterious dinosaur known only from a pair of gigantic arms with huge claws that were found almost half a century ago has finally been revealed.

7 hours ago from ABC Science

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Google Inbox: Like the love child of Mailbox and Google Now

Is email a dated relic from the early days of computing? Or is it something that's so simple that it never really needed to evolve? Google seems to be moving towards the former, while leaving ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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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.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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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 ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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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.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Digits could replace usernames, passwords with mobile phone numbers

Twitter’s first developer conference in four years, Flight, is in full swing and we’re already seeing some announcements out of San Francisco. Perhaps one of the most interesting ...

9 hours ago from Techspot

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Human evolution: Small remains still pose big problems

Ten years after the publication of a remarkable find, Chris Stringer explains why the discovery of Homo floresiensis is still so challenging.

3 hours ago from Nature News

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Ancient Europeans intolerant to lactose for 5,000 years after they adopted agriculture

By analysing DNA extracted from the petrous bones of skulls of ancient Europeans, scientists have identified that these peoples remained intolerant to lactose (natural sugar in the milk of mammals) ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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iCloud phishing attacks: Apple issues new advice to users following reports of Chinese hacks

Apple has issued another warning to its iCloud customers about hackers attempting to steal their credentials using fake websites.

18 hours ago from The Independent

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