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Man Killed by His Own Booby Trap Made to Protect His Home

His door had been outfitted with a device designed to fire a handgun if an intruder should enter.December 02, 2019A U.S. resident from Maine has been killed by a booby trap he set up to protect his home from intruders, revealed authorities. The Van Buren Police Department said in a Facebook post that Ronald Cyr, 65 called 911 early Thursday evening to say that he had been shot.
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Australia Deploys Cameras to Find Drivers Using Their Smartphones

Australia is fining drivers as much as $457 if they use their phone behind the wheel.December 02, 2019Driving while texting is to blame for countless car accidents, some of which lead to death and destruction.According to the National Saftey Council, at least nine Americans die each day from distracted driving, while actions like using a smartphone or playing with a in-vehicle screen, are to blame for 100 injuries every day.
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Student Solves Physics Mystery That Stumped Scientists for a Century

A Bachelor& 39;s student at EPFL discovered why air bubbles don& 39;t appear to rise in narrow tubes, solving a 100-year-old conundrum.December 03, 2019For about 100 years, scientists haven& 39;t been able to figure out why air bubbles in a narrow vertical tube wouldn& 39;t rise up, seeming to stick to the insides instead.
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Researchers Identify Molecule That Can Kill Cancer Cells

Researchers are targeting the treatment of pancreatic cancer.December 04, 2019The five-year survival rate for pancreatic cancer hoovers at just 9 , underscoring the need for advances to cure this deadly form of cancer.Researchers at Tel Aviv Univerity& 39;s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Cancer Research Center at Sheba Medical Center have developed a molecule they think can eradicate cancer cells.
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Amazon Web Services Makes Quantum Computing More Accessible

Braket enables scientists and developers to get hands-on experience with quantum computing.December 04, 2019Almost a decade after Amazon teased the idea of Quantum computing in the cloud, the company is making it a reality with the launch of Amazon Braket.The new service enables scientists, researchers, and developers to write quantum algorithms and run them on quantum computers.
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A Viking Ship is Discovered on a Farm Thanks to Ground Penetrating Radar

Archeologists found what could be a 1,000-year-old Viking ship burial in Norway.December 03, 2019Thanks to a high-resolution georadar, a ship dating back to the Viking Period was discovered at Edøy in Møre and Romsdal County in Norway.Archaeologists from the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) made the discovery of the ship burial and a settlement on a farm.
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Tesla Model 3 Maneuvers Out of the Way of Traffic Barrel

Tesla keeps on making improvements to its autopilot feature.December 02, 2019Tesla& 39;s autopilot feature keeps getting better and better and for good reason. It has to be near perfect in order for self-driving to be accepted by the masses.While Tesla critics are quick to call out what& 39;s wrong with its autopilot, it keeps moving ahead and proving them wrong.
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Ready for a Brand New Star Wars Adventure with the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser?

Get ready for the best and most realistic Star Wars adventure of your life with the new starcruiser.By Nursah ErgüDecember 05, 2019If you like Star Wars and are dying to go on a journey full of Star Wars adventures, you& 39;re lucky because here is some good news for you.Star Wars fans have been lucky in 2019 because a Star Wars-themed area called Star Wars: Galaxy& 39;s Edge was opened in Disneyland and Disney& 39;s Hollywood Studios.
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Tesla Model X Gets 5-Star Rating in Euro NCAP Safety Test

This just in; Tesla Model X beat Porsche Taycan on safety.By Nursah ErgüDecember 04, 2019Tesla cars have always been subjects to different discussions about their safety. We have seen ratings, videos, comments about how safe Tesla cars are, and evidently, there have been some negative comments concerning the safety of Tesla& 39;s car models.
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New Circuit Created By Engineers Requires No Electricity

MIT engineers created a new circuit design that uses magnetic waves instead of electricity.December 02, 2019Electronics has a new rival on the scene: magnetic waves, which are getting one step closer to being able to compute much more efficiently than today& 39;s computers.Engineers at the Masshuttets Institute of Technology developed a circuit design that enables the precise control of computing using magnetic waves instead of electronics.
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Minimoon Fireball Burning Across Australia Spotted by Astronomers

It& 39;s only the second time scientists spotted a fireball entering Earth& 39;s atmosphere.December 03, 2019A minimoon, or an object temporarily captured in the Earth-Moon gravitational system, was to blame for a fireball that exploded over the Australian desert.A team of astronomers from The American Astronomical Society were able to identify a minimoon meteor by examing data from Australia& 39;s Desert Fireball Network or DFN, which is a network of cameras erected in Australia that captures fireball images as they enter Earth& 39;s atmosphere.
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Scientists Train Plastic to Move Via Light Commands

Are robots that can learn, self-adapt on the horizon?December 05, 2019Whoever said you can& 39;t teach an old dog or in this case plastic new tricks needs to reconsider that.Researchers from Finland& 39;s Tampere University were able to train pieces of plastic to walk based on light.Inspired by the conditioning process for dogs observed by Pavlov, the researchers used plastic made from synthetic temperature-responsive hydrogel containing plasmonic gold nanoparticles and merocyanine-based photoacid.
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Researchers Bet Eye-Tracking Technology Can Create the Perfect Breast

Eye-tracking technology reveals men and women are drawn to the lower area of the breast.December 04, 2019Forget size or shape when it comes to what& 39;s most attractive about breasts. Turns out it& 39;s the lower breast area and nipple that gets all the love.Aiming to define what & 34;breast attractiveness& 34; really means, Piotr Pietruski, MD, Ph.
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GM and LG Chem Team In $2.3 Billion Effort to Mass-Produce Battery Cells for EVs

GM and LG Chem to open a state-of-the-art plant in Northeast Ohio creating 1,100 jobs.December 05, 2019General Motors is teaming up with LG Chem to mass-produce battery cells for future electric vehicles and is throwing $2.3 billion toward the effort.GM and LG Chem said they will create a new joint venture company to take advantage of the slow but steady march toward all-electric vehicles.
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Tesla To Charge $10 Per Month For "Premium Connectivity" Features

Tesla announces that they will charge $10 for its & 34;Premium Connectivity& 34; features by the end of this year.December 09, 2019Everyone was expecting this to happen at one point and the impending change is finally here. Tesla will start to charge $9.99 per month for data connectivity from the Tesla owners who purchased their vehicles on or after July 1, 2018.
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New Gene-Edited Tomatoes Can Now Be Grown In Grape-Like Bouquets

New gene-edited tomatoes have been developed that condense the long, natural tomato vine into compact bushes.December 25, 2019Zachary Lippman/CSHLTomatoes are a tough fruit to cultivate at times. Grown from long vines, they are not well suited for cramped spaces but thanks to a new gene-edited strain of tomatoes, the popular fruit can now be grown from a bush, making them much more amenable to urban farming.
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