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Scientists train spider to jump on demand

Scientists train spider to jump on demand 0

🕔19:07, 31.May 2018

It’s an arachnophobe’s nightmare: scientists have trained a species of predatory spider to leap on demand. They used 3D CT scanning and high-speed, high-resolution cameras to record the acrobatic arachnid in a bid to better understand how they catch their

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Modigliani sets auction house record at $157.2 million

Modigliani sets auction house record at $157.2 million 0

🕔18:49, 15.May 2018

The much-hyped sale of Amedeo Modigliani’s “Nu Couche” painting barely made its pre-sale estimate of $150 million, the first day of Spring auctions in New York. The 1917 work that shows the entire figure of a woman lying on white

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Uber and NASA pen flying taxi probe pact

Uber and NASA pen flying taxi probe pact 0

🕔19:11, 9.May 2018

NASA and Uber have signed an agreement to ensure safe development of flying taxis in urban environments. At Uber’s second annual Elevate conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, the company also revealed it plans to take Uber Air to the

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Astroboffins spot the first perfect exoplanet free of clouds

Astroboffins spot the first perfect exoplanet free of clouds 0

🕔19:07, 9.May 2018

Without a shadow of a doubt WASP-96b has the clearest atmosphere yet Astronomers have discovered the first exoplanet completely devoid of clouds, according to a paper published on Monday in Nature. WASP-96b described as a “hot Saturn” for its toasty temperature of

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New South Wales announces new funding to help protect koala populations in the state

New South Wales announces new funding to help protect koala populations in the state 0

🕔04:48, 8.May 2018

The New South Wales government announced new funding to help protect koala populations around the state that are said to have declined by 25 per cent in the last two decades. Speaking to media at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, announced The

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