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Kings of convenience
2 weeks ago

Kings of convenience

Konbini in Japan set to go automated by 2025

The Japanese in general love convenience stores, known as “konbini.” They are also on average getting older and seeing a drastic …
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Undoing the damage
2 weeks ago

Undoing the damage

Aussie researchers turn CO2 gas back into solid coal

How would it affect the fight against climate change if we could pluck carbon dioxide right out of the sky? We …
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Our lunar legacy
3 weeks ago

Our lunar legacy

Beresheet spacecraft to deliver library of human history to moon

Should aliens land on our moon someday and find no humans in the neighborhood to communicate with, they would still …
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Aussie twins are world’s second semi-identical set
3 weeks ago

Aussie twins are world’s second semi-identical set

Rarity occurred when two sperm fertilised the same egg

A set of twins born in Queensland are more than just adorable. They’re a rarity. The brother and sister were born …
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More of the open road
3 weeks ago

More of the open road

Hydrogen flow system could let electric cars go 5,000 km without charge

One of the biggest drawbacks to electric cars is the relatively short distance they can go before …
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The future of virtual reality
4 weeks ago

The future of virtual reality

Multi-user globe projects perfect images from any angle

Virtual reality gaming is undoubtedly fun, but wouldn’t it be a lot more fun if you had someone to play with? …
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Work it out
4 weeks ago

Work it out

Irisin, ‘the exercise hormone’ could fight Alzheimer’s

Not only is swimming an all-around great exercise for the body, it can boost mental health as well. This, according to a …
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Early warning
4 weeks ago

Early warning

Tokyo working on alert system for ‘guerilla rainstorms’

Situated at the eastern end of Asia, with a good chunk of the city below sea level, Tokyo is particularly vulnerable …
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‘Inexhaustible clean energy’
4 weeks ago

‘Inexhaustible clean energy’

China aims at solar power station in space

When drawing energy, it’s a good idea to get as close to the source as possible. With that in mind, China …
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Gift of life
1 month ago

Gift of life

Organ donation hits record rate

Many of us gave our hearts to another on Valentine’s Day, and with a record rise in organ donation, Australians are giving the gift …
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