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NASA images show equivalent of 689,290 dust-filled semis moving from Sahara to Amazon

A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.

By 27 February 2015

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Watch a rogue daredevil comet survive grazing the sun

A lone-wolf comet buzzes the sun and surprises researchers by making it around to the other side.

By 25 February 2015

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​Self-driving cars could cut car ownership rates nearly in half: study

A single self-driving car could take care of multiple people's daily driving needs, so households might not need as many cars, University of Michigan researchers say.

By 11 February 2015

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Biometric app downloads set to soar in next four years, study shows

More consumers will rely on fingerprint sensing and facial scanning apps in coming years, Juniper Research predicts.

By 21 January 2015

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Pining for your iPhone can numb the brain, study says

Technically Incorrect: Researchers from the University of Missouri say that iPhone separation anxiety can cause you to perform poorly on cognitive tests.

By 11 January 2015

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Android outpaces iOS in porn viewing, study says

Technically Incorrect: An intense and deep data presentation by a porn site displays some stunning information. For example, 83 percent of desktop porn views on the site are through Windows.

By 10 January 2015

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Modern security tactics fail to protect against malware, study finds

The kinds of advanced malicious software threatening most companies have proven to be nearly impossible to stop, says a new FireEye report.

By 9 January 2015

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Many types of cancers are merely bad luck, study shows

Rather than being caused by lifestyle choices, many cancers are merely the result of freak mutations, says a new US study.

By 4 January 2015

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Darwin Awards study says men are far more idiotic than women

Scientists analyze the past 10 years of silly, avoidable deaths and find that almost 90 percent of the "protagonists" in these scenarios were male.

By 13 December 2014

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Zuckerberg muses on 'dislike' button, the emotion study and pizza

In another Q&A session with users, the Facebook CEO says the social network is trying to figure out a way to help express a broader array of emotions.

By 12 December 2014