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Making a difference with open source science equipment

Making a difference with open source science equipment | News we like | Scoop.it
Science can be expensive. But making customized scientific equipment doesn't have to be.
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This Clip-on Handgun Attachment Makes Bullets Non-Lethal

This Clip-on Handgun Attachment Makes Bullets Non-Lethal | News we like | Scoop.it
A California company called Alternative Ballistics has developed an easy-to-install accessory for hand guns that promises to make bullets non-lethal allowing law enforcement to incapacitate a suspect without causing life-threatening injuries.
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Scientists Have Discovered a New Human-Like Species in South Africa

Scientists Have Discovered a New Human-Like Species in South Africa | News we like | Scoop.it
In a burial chamber deep within a South African cave system, a team of scientists has discovered 15 partial skeletons — of a completely new human-like species.
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Barely Any Americans Could Answer All of These Basic Science Questions

Barely Any Americans Could Answer All of These Basic Science Questions | News we like | Scoop.it
Earth’s hottest layer is the core, we use uranium to build nukes, and ocean tides are created by the gravitational pull of the Moon. Like, duh!
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Microsoft downloads Windows 10 on user machines without asking

Microsoft downloads Windows 10 on user machines without asking | News we like | Scoop.it
Automatic updates now include Windows 10 and up to 6GB of storage claimed on hard drives for those using Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, according to reports Microsoft has admitted that it is automatically downloading Windows 10 on to user machines even when...
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Almost Brilliant Inventions from 1865

Almost Brilliant Inventions from 1865 | News we like | Scoop.it
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in past issues of Scientific American
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New tool reduces smartphone battery drain from faulty apps

New tool reduces smartphone battery drain from faulty apps | News we like | Scoop.it
The first large-scale study of smartphones in everyday use by consumers has revealed that apps drain 28.9 percent of battery power while the screen is off.
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NSA tapped German Chancellery for decades, WikiLeaks claims

NSA tapped German Chancellery for decades, WikiLeaks claims | News we like | Scoop.it
New documents released suggest communications between top officials including Angela Merkel were intercepted by the US spy agency The US National Security Agency tapped phone calls involving German chancellor Angela Merkel and her closest advisers...
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Egyptian method filters seawater in minutes

Egyptian method filters seawater in minutes | News we like | Scoop.it
Researchers at Alexandria University in Egypt have unveiled a cost-effective desalination technology which can filter highly salty water in minutes.
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Microsoft, US clash in court on overseas email warrant

Microsoft, US clash in court on overseas email warrant | News we like | Scoop.it
Microsoft and the US government clashed Wednesday in an appellate court hearing on law enforcement access to emails stored overseas, in a case with important implications for global data protection.
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An astronaut aboard the ISS just controlled a robot on Earth

An astronaut aboard the ISS just controlled a robot on Earth | News we like | Scoop.it
An astronaut has successfully controlled a robot on Earth with micrometer precision, despite being 400km up and travelling at speeds of 28,800km/h.
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Cryptographers Brace for Quantum Revolution

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Encryption fix begins in preparation for arrival of futuristic computers
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A $60 Hack Can Fool the LIDAR Sensors Used on Most Self-Driving Cars

A $60 Hack Can Fool the LIDAR Sensors Used on Most Self-Driving Cars | News we like | Scoop.it
Many autonomous cars use LIDAR — a kind of laser-based radar — to sense the world around them. But now a researcher has developed a simple system that can fool the devices into seeing objects where really none exist.
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Explainer: How do archaeologists discover forgotten ancient monuments?

Explainer: How do archaeologists discover forgotten ancient monuments? | News we like | Scoop.it
The popular image of an archaeologist is someone who spends most of their time on their knees painstakingly excavating sites.
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Uber driver declared employee as the company loses another ruling

Uber driver declared employee as the company loses another ruling | News we like | Scoop.it
Despite two appeals from the taxi firm, the ruling was upheld Uber’s US operation has suffered another legal defeat in its efforts to class its drivers as independent contractors, after a California labour board ruled that a former driver was an...
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Watch This Guy Open a Hotel Room Safe With a Pocketknife and Paperclip

Watch This Guy Open a Hotel Room Safe With a Pocketknife and Paperclip | News we like | Scoop.it
Did you pay extra for a deluxe hotel room that came with a safe? It doesn’t matter how complex you think you four-digit code is, it turns out the safe’s keypad can probably be over-ridden using a secret keyhole that’s surprisingly easy to hack.
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Local Governments Crack Down On The Monstrous Evil of Tiny Free Lending Libraries

Local Governments Crack Down On The Monstrous Evil of Tiny Free Lending Libraries | News we like | Scoop.it
It’s good to know that people are focusing on what’s really important. Local governments in a few different U.S.
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National Geographic Is Now Owned by a Climate Change Denier

National Geographic Is Now Owned by a Climate Change Denier | News we like | Scoop.it
News broke yesterday afternoon that Australian media mogul and climate change denier Rupert Murdoch has purchased a majority stake in National Geographic, a magazine and scientific organization that has been staunchly non-profit since its first...
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How Einstein Changed the World

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The fruits of one mind shaped civilization more than seems possible
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French court upholds poisoning case against Monsanto

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A French court on Thursday upheld a ruling in which US biotech giant Monsanto was found guilty of poisoning a farmer who says he suffered neurological damage after inhaling a weedkiller made by the company.
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Monty Python's Terry Gilliam is alive, very sorry for dying

Monty Python's Terry Gilliam is alive, very sorry for dying | News we like | Scoop.it
Terry Gilliam isn't dead. The former Monty Python actor and noted director of movies such as Time Bandits and 12 Monkeys has apologised for being so, though.
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Study: Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative

Study: Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative | News we like | Scoop.it
Scientists say they've discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa.
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German homeopaths go to conference, accidentally get high on drugs

German homeopaths go to conference, accidentally get high on drugs | News we like | Scoop.it
An alternative medicine conference has ended in chaos in Germany after dozens of delegates took a LSD-like drug and started suffering from hallucinations.
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England could eradicate bovine TB if it adopted Welsh or Scottish tactics

England could eradicate bovine TB if it adopted Welsh or Scottish tactics | News we like | Scoop.it
Using publicly available data researchers from Queen Mary University of London's Biological and Chemical Sciences were able to determine the effectiveness of current Bovine TB management strategies; the study found declining numbers of infections...
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EU, US reach data protection deal allowing Europeans to sue over privacy breaches

EU, US reach data protection deal allowing Europeans to sue over privacy breaches | News we like | Scoop.it
Brussels and Washington reached agreement Tuesday on a data protection deal that will allow Europeans to sue over improper use of their personal information in the United States, the EU said.
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