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Afghan museum recreates Buddhist history, one broken piece at a time

Afghan museum recreates Buddhist history, one broken piece at a time 0

🕔12:55, 15.Oct 2019

Like assembling a 1,500-year-old jigsaw puzzle, conservators at the National Museum of Afghanistan are restoring the country’s Buddhist history that the Taliban tried to erase. The militant Islamic group went on a cultural rampage in 2001, destroying artefacts from as

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Algae filter makes dirty water drinkable

Algae filter makes dirty water drinkable 0

🕔12:58, 13.Oct 2019

Scientists in Bangladesh have developed a method to make clean drinking water using algae. Researchers at the University of Dhaka have found that locally grown green algae can be used to create paper filters with pores small enough to trap

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Tiny walking rover bound for the moon

Tiny walking rover bound for the moon 0

🕔13:08, 11.Oct 2019

A lunar rover which will explore the moon on foot in 2021 was unveiled in London.The new concept, with four legs rather than wheels, will send data back to a larger mothership, which will transmit it back to Earth. UK

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Toyota unveils revamped hydrogen sedan to take on Tesla

Toyota unveils revamped hydrogen sedan to take on Tesla 0

🕔13:05, 11.Oct 2019

Toyota Motor Corp unveiled a completely redesigned hydrogen-powered fuel cell sedan in its latest attempt to revive demand for the niche technology that it hopes will become mainstream. Japan’s biggest automaker has been developing fuel-cell vehicles for more than two

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Ten years after ‘suicide’ mission, NASA thirsts for lunar water

Ten years after ‘suicide’ mission, NASA thirsts for lunar water 0

🕔13:40, 10.Oct 2019

A decade after NASA sent a rocket crashing into the moon’s south pole, spewing a plume of debris that revealed vast reserves of ice beneath the barren lunar surface, the space agency is racing to pick up where its little-remembered

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Deaf twins ‘feel’ music thanks to haptic jackets

Deaf twins ‘feel’ music thanks to haptic jackets 0

🕔12:33, 9.Oct 2019

Deaf twin sisters Hermon and Heroda Berhane have been given the opportunity to enjoy music by feeling it through their clothing.The Sound Shirt haptic jacket allows a deaf person to feel music on their skin where live music is translated

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Paralysed man harnesses brain power to walk again with robot exoskeleton

Paralysed man harnesses brain power to walk again with robot exoskeleton 0

🕔12:41, 8.Oct 2019

The French tetraplegic man who has been able to walk again using a pioneering four-limb robotic system, or exoskeleton, said walking was a major feat for him after being immobile for years. The French scientists behind the system, which was

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Robotics teacher inspires students to build Lego robo-arm

Robotics teacher inspires students to build Lego robo-arm 0

🕔13:38, 7.Oct 2019

American teacher Michael Bycraft is encouraging aspiring roboticists at a school in South Korea using LEGO’s education-focused construction kits. Bycraft was born with a birth defect afflicting his right hand, and his students were so inspired by him that they

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Fatberg ‘autopsy’ reveals what we shouldn’t be flushing

Fatberg ‘autopsy’ reveals what we shouldn’t be flushing 0

🕔13:44, 6.Oct 2019

Scientists in Britain have been studying samples taken from a giant “fatberg” that was dwelling in the sewers of southwest of England last year. The giant lump of fat and waste, which measured 64m in length, was the subject of

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Fake beached whale confuses Brussels locals

Fake beached whale confuses Brussels locals 0

🕔15:14, 5.Oct 2019

A sculpture of a beached sperm whale on the docks of Brussels caused confusion among residents, with some wondering if the mammal was real and how it had arrived there. The whale sculpture was washed by artists in costumes with

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