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How Accurate Are Ancestry DNA Tests, Anyway?

The past few years have seen an explosion of DNA tests available to the public. The cost of running DNA tests has gone down,...
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Are Folding Phones Just a Fad?

A phone that can be the size of a tablet, but fold in half to fit in your pocket, seems like science fiction. Years...
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Breaking: China Blocks One of the World’s Biggest Websites

The world's most popular reference site is now completely off-limits to users in China. While the Chinese-version of Wikipedia was previously banned to internet users,...
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Amazon Robots to Replace Packing Jobs, Wants to Pay Workers to Quit and Haul...

In its never-ending quest to increase efficiency, Amazon is rolling out machines that will replace human workers that pack orders, while it is telling...
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FTC Urged to Investigate Amazon Alexa’s Interactions with Children

Child advocates are urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the kids' version of Amazon's Alexa for alleged privacy violations, complaining that it...
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Breaking: First-Ever Image of Black Hole Captured by Event Horizon Telescope

The Event Horizon Telescope has captured the first-ever image of a black hole. Since 2006, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) consortium has been working toward...
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New York to London in Under an Hour, Hypersonic Breakthrough Now Closer to Reality

Imagine crossing the Atlantic on your lunch hour… That possibility has just gotten much closer to reality. Engineers and scientists say they are very...
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Gruesome USDA Kitten Experiments to End, Agency Says

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it is putting an immediate end to "slaughterhouse" experiments on cats, which included feeding cats and...
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Google Stadia: What People are Saying

Google recently announced plans to step into the already-crowded gaming space with a streaming service called Stadia. The Stadia service will require no hardware...
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Apple Unveils Numerous Services During 2019 Event

The Apple Event 2019 is here, which means it’s that time of year that Apple unveils all of their new goodies. This year, instead...

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