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  1. Neptune's mysterious dark vortex is shrinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    An enormous black storm brewing on Neptune that was first noticed two years ago is now getting smaller, according to NASA . Images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that the storm is defying scientists' prediction that it would go out with a bang, and is instead shrinking away quietly.


  2. House products as big an air pollution threat as vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Daily Mail

    For one type of pollution - tiny particles that can damage people's lungs - emissions from chemical products are double those from transportation That's according to a study that claims we have underestimated the toxic impact of products that contain compounds refined from petroleum. For one type of pollution - tiny particles that can damage people's lungs - particle-forming emissions from chemical products are twice as high as those from the transport sector.


  3. CRISPR scissors, Cas12a, enable cutting-edge diagnosticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Daily Mail

    CRISPR technology could help scientists immediately diagnose and treat patients with time-sensitive, deadly illnesses, a new study has found. Scientists from the University of California have discovered that a 'side effect' of the DNA-editing tactic could improve the way doctors diagnose their patients.


  4. Researchers design robo-roaches that can climb wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Daily Mail

    Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a small, high-speed, palm-sized robot with legs which has the ability to collide into walls and transition up vertically 'Cockroaches running at over 1 metre or 50 body lengths per second transition from the floor to a vertical wall within 75 milliseconds by using their head like a car bumper, mechanically mediating the manoeuvre,' researchers at the University of California, Berkeley wrote in their study published today. It's able to run towards a wall at high-speed, collide and dissipate energy, and bounce back to shift from a horizontal to a vertical position.


  5. Strange 'superionic ice' that's both a solid and liquidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Mail on Sunday

    Superionic ice that's both solid AND liquid is created under pressure a MILLION times greater than that on Earth An incredible new form of water ice that is both a solid and a liquid at the same time has been discovered, according to a new study. First theorised almost 30 years ago, this is the only time that direct evidence for superionic ice has been found.


  6. UV radiation can cause plants to become sterileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Daily Mail

    Experts believe that a depleted ozone layer contributed to the largest mass extinction ever on Earth, which took place 252 million years ago. Now, a new study has shown that extreme levels of ultraviolet rays, emanating from the sun and passing through the atmosphere, can cause trees to become sterile.


  7. Viewers swoon over SpaceX engineer turned TV presenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Mail on Sunday

    The biggest heart-throb in the galaxy: Viewers swoon over Berkeley and Stanford-educated SpaceX software engineer turned TV presenter for Falcon Heavy launch While Elon Musk created history on Tuesday by launching its Falcon Heavy for the first time, it appears some space fans were transfixed on something closer to home. Coverage of the launch featured a number of engineers showing viewers around Cape Canaveral, Florida , but one SpaceX employee stood out from the crowd.


  8. Far more children affected by fetal alcohol disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Daily Mail

    Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley found that between 11.3 and 50 out of every 1,000 children are affected by their mothers' drinking The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the CDC both advise that there is no safe amount of alcohol for pregnant women to drink Far more children may have neurological disorders because their mothers drank alcohol while pregnant than previously thought, a new study reveals. New data compiled by the University of California , Berkeley suggests that there may be wild regional variation, with as many as 50 out of every 1,000 children in one regional sample assessed to have some form of alcohol.


  9. California professor reveals seven rules of smart workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Mail on Sunday

    Blue da boss?! Beyonce's daughter, six, proves she rules the roost as she tells both mom and Jay Z to stop clapping in hilarious viral moment from the front row at the Grammy Awards 'Don't ruin great music with trash': Nikki Haley complains after Grammys feature Hillary Clinton reading 'Fire and Fury' with UN envoy saying she prefers her 'music without the politics' Mom of baby girl who died in her car seat weighing 4lbs while her parents dined at Golden Corral is jailed for life 'If he didn't have a gun he would have a bomb': Trump defends gun control in the US after being challenged by Piers Morgan over the Vegas massacre and gunman's arsenal of 55 firearms How to get ahead by doing LESS: Professor reveals the seven rules of smart working - including putting fewer hours in and FIGHTING in meetings BREAKING NEWS: Kim Jong-un CANCELS joint 'cultural event' with South Korea ahead of ... (more)


  10. Study finds women the hardest family members to live withRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | Daily Mail

    Researchers at the University of California , Berkeley and Bar-Ilan University in Israel have discovered an inconvenient truth about our female family members. Wives, sisters and mothers are more likely to be the most difficult people in our lives, according to a survey of 1,100 respondents who described more than 12,000 relationships.


  11. Watch a thought race across the brain in under a secondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Daily Mail

    An amazing new video shows a thought racing across the surface of the human brain in less than a second. Electrodes were hooked directly to the surface of each patient's white matter, taking readings while they completed a simple call-and-response task.


  12. Catalyst can convert carbon dioxide into useful plasticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Daily Mail

    A catalyst that can convert carbon dioxide into plastic has been developed by researchers in the hope of saving the environment. Some environmental groups, however, question whether this is a solution to the plastic pollution problem, claiming it could make the issue worse.


  13. 'Fast radio burst' alien signal source may have been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Has the mystery of the alien signals been solved? Scientists say strange 'fast radio bursts' may come from a black hole or neutron star with 'unprecedented power' 3 billion light-years from Earth They have mystified astronomers for more than a decade, but the source of repeating 'alien signals', known as fast radio bursts , may finally have been found. The incredibly strong pulses seem to come from a black hole or an orbiting neutron star with 'unprecedented power' three billion light-years from Earth, experts say.


  14. Father reacts the moment his child crashes his interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Daily Mail

    So grown up! Beaming Charlotte heads off for first day at nursery - and her big moment is captured on camera by proud mom Kate 'Not one of those fancy people wearing black to honor our rapes would have lifted a finger': Rose McGowan accuses Golden Globes guests of 'Hollywood fakery' after she skipped the ceremony to launch a trailer for new documentary instead 'Time's up on that': James Franco called out by Brat Pack actress Ally Sheedy and others following Golden Globe win - four years after admitting he asked girl, 17, if they should 'rent a room' Emma Stone's makeup artist reveals the secret nod to the Suffragettes in the star's striking Golden Globes beauty look Are YOU a secret genius? Terrifyingly tricky IQ test leaves the internet stumped EXCLUSIVE: Huma Abedin backed up her emails to Anthony Weiner's laptop after leaving the State Department - even though she said on oath and to ... (more)


  15. Fascinating images of WWI troops celebrating ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Fascinating images reveal how the Red Cross helped WWI troops at a British military hospital during the first Christmas after the guns fell silent in 1918 Fascinating black and white images have emerged showing wounded World War One troops celebrating Christmas at a British military hospital. Images from the first Christmas after the war ended in 1918 show one bandaged soldier smiling as he opens his Christmas care package, while another shows an amputee who has lost his right arm reaching for a stocking that has been suspended above his bed.


  16. One in five patients report discrimination in healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Older patients of all races reported experiencing discrimination from their doctors or other health care professionals between 2008 and 2014 Black patients were most likely to report racial discrimination, while whites and Hispanics felt that their treatment was influenced by their age, weight or income. Recent reports have found that many members of the aging US population are not seeking medical attention when they need it, and discrimination could further discourage older people from taking care of their health.


  17. Why asking for a pay rise via email doesn't workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Daily Mail

    It might sound scary, but if you really want to get a pay rise, then meet your boss in person rather than email a request. That's according to scientists in California who claim spoken arguments have a more powerful impact than those that are written.


  18. 'Sonic attacks' in Havana may have been CRICKETS chirpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Brain abnormalities found in US and Canadian diplomats living in Havana were caused by stress from listening to 'noisy crickets' rather than a mystery sonic weapon, claim Cuban scientists In August, American and Canadian diplomats working in Havana reported hearing sounds that were believed to be a mysterious sonic weapon. The mystery may have finally been solved, as scientists claim that a sonic weapon was not to blame.


  19. Why there's suddenly plague of tiny flies in our kitchensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Why there's suddenly a plague of tiny flies in our kitchens...and how to get rid of the infuriating little blighters Hovering above the fruit bowl, a pot plant, or lazily circling the sink, few kitchens escape the curse of the fruit fly whether the little black insects are operating singly or in a tiny cloud. Though more common in the summer, these pests are present throughout the year, but right now it seems there is a sudden invasion of them.


  20. Milo Yiannopoulos says transgender children 'are just gay'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'There's no such thing as transgender children': Milo Yiannopoulos says kids who want to swap sexes 'are just gay' and adults who transition are 'mentally ill' - as he calls on Australia to BAN Muslim immigration and the burqa Far-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos has argued transgender children 'are just gay' and adults who transition are 'mentally ill'. The former Breitbart editor made the controversial comments when questioned about Australia's Safe Schools program - which promotes gender diversity in the classroom.


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