Science & Technology

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Larger sea creatures at greater risk of extinction

A new study published in “Science” reveals that the greater the size of a sea creature, the greater the chances are ...

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iOS 10 renders some Apple devices temporarily useless

On Sept. 13, Apple experienced a huge release, with both iOS 10 and macOS Sierra becoming available for download.   Dur...

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New Zealand glaciers no longer suitable for hiking

Due to rapid and excessive melting, the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers on the South Island of New Zealand are now closed t...

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World’s deepest blue hole discovered in China

The world’s deepest known blue hole has been discovered near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.   Chinese lo...

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Mother’s gut microbiota influences her offspring’s immune system

Infectious diseases are the leading cause of childhood mortality in the world. According to an article published by John...

Artist's rendition of the TRAPPIST-1 system.
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Potentially habitable planets identified, dwarfing previous discoveries

Alien life might be closer than we originally thought. A nearby red dwarf star, named TRAPPIST-1 after the telescope obs...

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Student-led science and religion forum looks to open dialogue

A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center found that atheists, agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperform the majo...

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Mineral Spotlight: Trinitite

No substance on Earth better represents humanity’s incredible power over the Earth more than trinitite. Trinitite is n...

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Apple’s revenue drops, company blames rotten iPhone sales

For the first time in over a decade, Apple Inc. saw a quarterly revenue drop. Stock prices fell by 8 percent, and sales ...

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Amazon coral reef amazes scientists

A reef discovered at the mouth of the Amazon River is muddying scientists’ conceptions of those rare underwater commun...