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Michael Schumacher dead? It's the latest sick Facebook scam

Michael Schumacher dead? It's the latest sick Facebook scam | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Facebook scam claims that Formula 1 racing driving star Michael Schumacher has died, as cold-hearted fraudsters earn cash.
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Tales of Ancient Sea Rise Told for 10,000 Years | Climate Central

Tales of Ancient Sea Rise Told for 10,000 Years | Climate Central | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Without using a written language, early Australians remembered the rise of the seas for 10,000 years.
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Scientists set quantum speed limit

Scientists set quantum speed limit | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
University of California, Berkeley, scientists have proved a fundamental relationship between energy and time that sets a 'quantum speed limit' on processes ranging from quantum computing and tunneling to optical switching.

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Anonymous journalist Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months in jail

Anonymous journalist Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months in jail | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Barrett Brown has been sentenced to 63 months in prison on charges related to the Stratfor hack.
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Next Big Future: Aragoscope is space telescope system that could achieve 1000 times higher resolution than Hubble Telescope

Next Big Future: Aragoscope is space telescope system that could achieve 1000 times higher resolution than Hubble Telescope | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it

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Rosetta reveals comet secrets

Rosetta reveals comet secrets | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A generation ago, Astronomers thought of comets as huge dirty snowballs of rock and ice with a few organic chemicals thrown in. But after six months orbiting comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, the u...
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DNA test set to reveal why space scientist is just 4ft tall - Telegraph

DNA test set to reveal why space scientist is just 4ft tall - Telegraph | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Michael Loweth has had his genome sequenced to find out why he stopped growing at 4ft
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Security For Startups

Security For Startups | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
In the past two years, cyberspace has clearly changed in ways that threaten every online business, big or small. Startups now use the cloud infrastructure..

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Thousands of U.S. Gas Stations Found Vulnerable to Dangerous Internet Attacks

Thousands of U.S. Gas Stations Found Vulnerable to Dangerous Internet Attacks | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
  More than 5,000 devices used to operate gas stations across the United States were found vulnerable to dangerous Internet attacks, revealed a security researcher this week.

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Why is Andromeda coming toward us?

Why is Andromeda coming toward us? | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
I don't want to alarm you, but there's a massive galaxy heading our way and will collide with us in a few billion years. But aren't most galaxies speeding away? Why is Andromeda on a collision course with the Milky Way?
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Running Adobe Flash? You need to read this today

Running Adobe Flash? You need to read this today | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Two critical security vulnerabilities, being actively exploited by online criminals, have been discovered in Adobe Flash.

There has been a patch released for one of them, but not the other one...
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Facebook update aims to reduce News Feed hoaxes

Facebook update aims to reduce News Feed hoaxes | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Facebook has announced a new update designed to remove bogus news stories and outright hoaxes from its users' News Feeds.
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Scientists Create 'Genetic Firewall' for New Forms of Life

Scientists Create 'Genetic Firewall' for New Forms of Life | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A year after creating organisms that use a genetic code different from every other living thing, two teams of scientists have achieved another "syntheti...
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Collagen fibres not only passively support bone, tendons and ligaments, but also actively contract

Collagen fibres not only passively support bone, tendons and ligaments, but also actively contract | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The bodies of humans and animals owe their strength especially to a fibrous structural protein called collagen. Collagen is abundant in bones, tendons, ligaments and skin. Water, a substance that is not often associated with strength, was found out to be an intrinsic component of collagen, as researchers ...
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Psychological profile-based security - could it work?

Psychological profile-based security - could it work? | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Fujitsu's working on technology that can assign security countermeasures based on a user's psychological profile and risk tendencies - warning them ahead of time, before an attack can be carried ou...
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NASA and Microsoft team up for virtual Mars exploration

NASA and Microsoft team up for virtual Mars exploration | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Thanks to a collaboration between NASA and Microsoft aimed at advancing human-robot interactions, the space agency's OnSight software will allow researchers to explore a virtual Martian landscape ...
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Dawn probe data indicates ancient flowing water on Vesta

Dawn probe data indicates ancient flowing water on Vesta | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Researchers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory say that data collected during the Dawn spacecraft's visit to Vesta indicates that it not only once had water, but that it formed gullies and othe...
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Scientists take first step towards Star Trek transporter - Telegraph

Scientists take first step towards Star Trek transporter - Telegraph | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
German engineers create a machine which can scan an object, destroying it in the process, then transmit it over the internet and recreate it anywhere in the world using a 3D printer. Could it be the first prototype of a teleportation machine?
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Rat-eradication mission sets sail

Rat-eradication mission sets sail | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
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South Georgia rat eradication mission sets sail

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MIT study finds carbon sequestration may not be as effective as expected

MIT study finds carbon sequestration may not be as effective as expected | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Carbon sequestration may not, according to researchers at MIT, be the panacea that some had hoped. A recent study has found that far less carbon dioxide than the ideal prediction of 90 percent may...
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Asteroids Had Magnetic Fields That Could Have Protected Hitchhiking Lifeforms

Asteroids Had Magnetic Fields That Could Have Protected Hitchhiking Lifeforms | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
New research that shows that the rubble of our solar system, asteroids and meteoroids, once had long-lasting magnetic fields that perhaps could have protected life stowing away on them.

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Earth was a frozen Snowball when animals first evolved

Earth was a frozen Snowball when animals first evolved | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
715 million years ago the entire planet was encased in snow and ice. This frozen wasteland may have been the birthplace of complex animals
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Kim Dotcom Reveals End-to-End Encrypted Video Chat Service

Kim Dotcom Reveals End-to-End Encrypted Video Chat Service | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Kim Dotcom has announced the public beta launch of an end-to-end encrypted audio and video chat service, which he calls MegaChat.
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Did feds mount a sustained attack on Tor to decloak crime suspects?

Did feds mount a sustained attack on Tor to decloak crime suspects? | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Court doc suggests investigators spent six months last year exploiting anonymity bug.
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