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Water-scouting probe to take off for Jupiter

Water-scouting probe to take off for Jupiter | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

The planet should be full of water, but a probe that dropped into its atmosphere in 1995 found little – NASA's Juno mission should settle the matter...
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Code War replacing Cold War: security experts

Code War replacing Cold War: security experts | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

A US counterterrorism expert warned that the Cold War has given way to a 'Code War' in which cyber weapons can be unleashed with devastating consequences.
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Earth May Have Had Two Moons - Softpedia

Earth May Have Had Two Moons - Softpedia | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

"According to the conclusions of a study published in the August 4 issue of the top scientific journal Nature, it would appear that our planet had two moons when it first formed. These objects then collided with each other to form the Moon as we know it now, the team behind the research argues."

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Big brains evolved due to capacity for exercise


The relatively large size of the mammalian brain evolved due to a capacity for endurance exercise, researchers conclude in a recent study.
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Juno Spacecraft to Carry Three Figurines to Jupiter Orbit - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Juno Spacecraft to Carry Three Figurines to Jupiter Orbit - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

NASA's Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft will carry the 1.5-inch likeness of Galileo Galilei, the Roman god Jupiter and his wife Juno to Jupiter when the spacecraft launches on Aug. 5.
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Three New Dwarf Planets Found in Solar System

Three New Dwarf Planets Found in Solar System | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

"The number of objects in our solar system just got bigger, with the recent detection of what may very well be three previously-unknown dwarf planets. The objects were discovered near the orbit of Pluto, which is itself classified as a dwarf planet."

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Earth's Stabilizing Moon May Be Unique Within Universe

Read 'Earth's Stabilizing Moon May Be Unique Within Universe' on Yahoo! News. New simulations show that Earth's moon is not only unique in the solar system, but may also be rare throughout the universe.
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'Biggest' cyber attack revealed

'Biggest' cyber attack revealed | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The UN and the International Olympic Committee were among those targeted by one of the largest series of cyber attacks ever, security firm McAfee says.
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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - Fall 2011

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - Fall 2011 | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
"A free, online version of "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence", taught by Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig."
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Experts Use Graphene to Create Transparent Electronics

Experts Use Graphene to Create Transparent Electronics | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Experts Use Graphene to Create Transparent Electronics...
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Plugless Power for your electric car

Plugless Power for your electric car | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Evatran’s Plugless Power wireless/proximity charging system grows up by evolving into the form of a new circular sensor that is [...]...
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GoToMeeting Adds HD Video Conferencing

GoToMeeting Adds HD Video Conferencing | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Citrix announced today an add-on to its GoToMeeting service called HDFaces, a video conferencing feature that is included at no cost to those using the remote screen-sharing online ...
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2:pm Architecture breaks ground with wood-free housing

2:pm Architecture breaks ground with wood-free housing | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Innovation in architecture has just turned the corner with 2:pm Architectures from France making everyone sit up and take notice. They have broken new ground in this field by planning a project, a housing complex built on a slope at Turquant, France.
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The Odds for Life on a Moonless Earth

The Odds for Life on a Moonless Earth | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

If a rocky planet has no moon, could complex life still arise? New research looks at the effects a large moon can have on a planet’s orbital stability over time.
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Early dog skull found in Siberia

Early dog skull found in Siberia | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

A very well-preserved 33,000 year old canine skull from a cave in the Siberian Altai mountains shows some of the earliest evidence of dog domestication ever found.
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Report on Columbia Details How Astronauts Died - NYTimes.com

Report on Columbia Details How Astronauts Died - NYTimes.com | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

Seven astronauts slipped into unconsciousness moments after the shuttle Columbia began spinning, according to a new report.
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Angry Birds to dive-bomb onto Sony PSP, PS3 and Nintendo DS

Angry Birds to dive-bomb onto Sony PSP, PS3 and Nintendo DS | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

Angry Birds publisher Chillingo has let slip that its ridiculously successful smartphone game is heading in the direction of three new consoles: the Nintendo DS, Sony PSP and even the PS3.
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10 top space-saving kitchen gadgets

10 top space-saving kitchen gadgets | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

Short on space in your kitchen? We've handpicked ten compact, slimline or multi-functional kitchen appliances that can help you make the most of what you've got.
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Super Ergonomic Keyboard Automatically Shifts

Super Ergonomic Keyboard Automatically Shifts | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
To help you avoid repetitive strain injury, this keyboard subtly moves as you type.
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Motorola Droid Bionic specs sneak out courtesy of MotoDev Site

Motorola Droid Bionic specs sneak out courtesy of MotoDev Site | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Motorola Droid Bionic specs sneak out courtesy of MotoDev Site...
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20-million-year-old ape skull unearthed in Uganda

20-million-year-old ape skull unearthed in Uganda | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
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Some plants duplicate their DNA to overcome adversity

After being partially eaten by grazing animals, for example, some plants grow bigger and faster and reproduce more successfully than they otherwise would. In a new study, researchers report that one secret to these plants’ post-traumatic triumph lies in their ability to duplicate their chromosomes – again and again – without undergoing cell division.
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Google Android has half the smartphone market

Google Android has half the smartphone market | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Google's Android platform has taken almost 50 percent of the global smartphone market and dominates he Asia-Pacific region.
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New Apple TV Update Brings TV to iCloud

New Apple TV Update Brings TV to iCloud | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
In addition to the new Apple TV software update, the update also introduced the ability for users to stream TV episodes they had previously purchased through iTunes.
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