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The studies extend partial findings released in May 2016 , which found small increases in the incidence of tumors in the brains and hearts of male rats, but not female ones. "Evidence of DNA damage was seen in some tissues of some animals, but we don't feel we have evidence to comment on the biological significance", Bucher said.
  • New panorama shows just how unbelievable Curiosity's journey has been on Mars

    New panorama shows just how unbelievable Curiosity's journey has been on Mars

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    Curiosity project scientist Ashwin Vasavada has tracked the path of the rover in the film, pointing out landmarks such as Peace Vallis, a dried up river channel and dunes. Released this week, the photo shows Curiosity in the middle of the dusty, red Martian terrain, with Mount Sharp in the background. Because the atmosphere on Mars is so much thinner than ours, a mountain which is more than 50 miles away can be seen in the background.
  • PlayStation Profits Soar as PS4 Reaches 76.5 Million Units

    PlayStation Profits Soar as PS4 Reaches 76.5 Million Units

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    If we add the 9 million more it added during the previous quarter, then the cumulative total stands at 76.5 million, as of December 31 (even higher now that we are into February). Sony, which is a massive company whose other branches including film, TV, and music, reported revenue of $23.65 billion, which is up 11.5 percent compared to past year.
  • Instagram now allows you to post Text-only stories

    Instagram now allows you to post Text-only stories

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    And the fun doesn't end there. These updates are available as part of Instagram version 30 for iOS in the Apple App Store and for Android in Google Play. A few months back, WhatsApp let users share text-only status messages along with a colorful gradient background. Previously, ads in Instagram Stories were easily skippable with just a single tap because businesses were only allowed to show one single piece of media.
  • Polar bears go hungry as the Arctic ice melts

    Polar bears go hungry as the Arctic ice melts

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    High-tech tracking collars on nine female polar bears have measured the animals' efforts to find food on the diminishing Arctic ice. . Collars attached to the bears documented the animals' location and activity levels over a period of eight to 10 days, while metabolic tracers tracked how much energy the bears expended.
  • All-Tesla electric racing series gets the green light

    All-Tesla electric racing series gets the green light

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    A Tesla-based Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) has got the green light from the International Automobile Federation (FIA), with plans for races to get underway this year. Tesla founder Elon Musk has billed a Model S P100D with "Ludicrous mode", capable of going from zero to 96kph in 2.5 seconds, as the third-fastest-accelerating production auto ever made.
  • Samsung 2018 roadmap leak: Note 9, Galaxy X codenames, more

    Samsung 2018 roadmap leak: Note 9, Galaxy X codenames, more

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    Given that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + will go on sale in mid-March, it looks like the company does not have enough time to prepare the retailers, stores and carriers with enough parts and accessories related to these smartphones in such a short time frame.
  • Counter-Strike co-creator arrested

    Counter-Strike co-creator arrested

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    Valve has suspended Cliffe, telling Kotaku: "We are still learning details of what actually happened". Counter-Strike began life as a modification for Half-Life in 1999 before being developed into various standalone iterations, including Counter-Strike: Condition Zero , Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive .
  • Google Adds New Features to Assistant on Speakers

    Google Adds New Features to Assistant on Speakers

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    The new Assistant features include an improved Alarm feature that now lets you set a song, playlist, or radio station as the alarm ringtone. You can now ask Assistant things like "Hey Google , when does Silicon Valley air next" or "Hey Google, what channel airs Silicon Valley" to find when and where a show is going to play.
  • Budget 2018: your fancy foreign-made smartphone may just get costlier

    Budget 2018: your fancy foreign-made smartphone may just get costlier

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    India is the second largest smartphone market in the world after China, and Apple has spent years trying to expand its footprint in the fast-growing economy. The government has also increased the import fee to 15% on smartphone components like circuit boards, USB modules, and cameras. Another major Chinese player Huawei said the move would strengthen local manufacturing.
  • Thursday marks 15 years since the Columbia space shuttle disaster

    Thursday marks 15 years since the Columbia space shuttle disaster

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    During launch, a piece of foam insulation broke off from the propellant tank and hit the edge of the shuttle's left wing. This time of year marks multiple somber anniversaries for NASA. While she completed her schooling from Tagore School in Karnal in 1976, she went on to get a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from Punjab Engineering College in 1982.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 release date REVEALED for PS4, Xbox One

    Red Dead Redemption 2 release date REVEALED for PS4, Xbox One

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    It's unfortunate that the game had to be delayed, but we're glad that we got to at least learn the release date sooner than we thought we would. "Developed by the creators of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption , Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America's unforgiving heartland", reads a Rockstar Games statement.
  • Your photos of the 'Super Blue Moon' over Birmingham

    Your photos of the 'Super Blue Moon' over Birmingham

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    If you missed Wednesday's lunar trifecta, you'll have to wait about 20 years to catch the next one. Busting some myths Not only is it special for stargazers, but even some spiritual gurus have listed as in what to eat and what time to have food during the eclipse.
  • SpaceX Rocket Survives Experimental High-Thrust Landing at Sea

    SpaceX Rocket Survives Experimental High-Thrust Landing at Sea

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    But first, the company launched the GovSat 1 communications satellite . But SpaceX scrubbed the launch stating that it wants to replace the sensor of the Falcon 9 second stage. This launch today didn't include a recovery attempt of the Falcon 9 first stage booster used during the launch. Rather it wanted to perform a unique landing test of the rocket.
  • Apple questioned by U.S. agencies about slowing iPhones

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    While the slowdown has frustrated consumers, US investigators are concerned that the company may have misled investors about the performance of older phones . Apple has resulted to reducing the number of iPhone units being produced due to the fact that iPhone sales during the 2017 holiday season were not as good as the company expected.
  • Nintendo Partnering With Despicable Me Studio for Super Mario Movie

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    The brands that Illumination have brought to the screen have grossed more than $5.7 billion worldwide, which is a lot of Mario coins. Miyamoto is the creator of Mario and many other Nintendo properties, and Meledandri is the owner of Illumination Entertainment, along with Universal Studios.
  • (MSFT) Position Lowered by Wesbanco Bank Inc

    (MSFT) Position Lowered by Wesbanco Bank Inc

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    Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Micron Technology, Inc. The stock increased 1.30% or $1.205 during the last trading session, reaching $93.945. Hartford Financial Management reported 20,460 shares. 49,401 were accumulated by Caldwell & Orkin. When beta is less/more than 1, it can be interpreted that the stock is theoretically less/more volatile than the market - something traders will surely be keeping an eye on.
  • Mario Kart Tour is Nintendo's next mobile game

    Mario Kart Tour is Nintendo's next mobile game

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    Their mobile portfolio is filled with games that take the core concept of a game and distill it down to its absolute essence. For years avid Mario Kart fans have wondered why Nintendo was so reluctant to bring Mario Kart to smartphones, but that is seemingly no longer the case.
  • See Stunning Photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse

    See Stunning Photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse

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    The moon is "super" because it's closer to Earth than usual, and therefore bigger and brighter. A blue moon is the term given to the second full moon that occurs in the same month. The cosmic event is a combination of lunar eclipse, blood moon and supermoon and was visible clearly in the US, Asia, and Pacific regions on Wednesday.
  • All-new Lister Thunder teased ahead of London reveal

    All-new Lister Thunder teased ahead of London reveal

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    United Kingdom tuner, Lister, has unveiled the first "new" sports vehicle since the Storm of the 1990s. Potential Lister Thunder drivers will need to be quick off the mark, as just 99 examples will be built, with prices starting at £139,950.