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Dehydration may quickly lower cognitive abilities in a human body: Study
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Dehydration may quickly lower cognitive abilities in a human body: Study

Researchers analysed data from multiple research papers on dehydration and cognitive ability.

Hackers are effectively using combosquatting to trick users into visiting malicious websites: Study
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Hackers are effectively using combosquatting to trick users into visiting malicious websites: Study

The malicious website can then be used to recruit machines for botnets, sell counterfeit merchandise, steal credentials, or infect computers with malware.

Researchers create a haunting musical composition from data gathered during the August Solar Eclipse
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Researchers create a haunting musical composition from data gathered during the August Solar Eclipse

The team from Georgia Institute of Technology in the US watched countless videos of total eclipses to develop the correct tone and pacing for the piece.

Georgia Tech researchers develop energy recycling stairs that are easier on the ankles and knees
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Georgia Tech researchers develop energy recycling stairs that are easier on the ankles and knees

The steps are primarily designed for use in homes, where elevators and escalators are too expensive to install.

Researchers develop customisable 3D printed heart valve that can improve outcomes of surgeries
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Researchers develop customisable 3D printed heart valve that can improve outcomes of surgeries

Cardiologists preparing to perform heart valve replacements can now use customisable 3D-printed models of the organ to assist them with the surgeries.

The magnetic field of Uranus flips on and off like a switch: Study based on data collected by NASA's Voyager
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The magnetic field of Uranus flips on and off like a switch: Study based on data collected by NASA's Voyager

This is much different from Earths magnetosphere, which typically only switches between open and closed in response to changes in the solar wind.

Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers
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Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers

The machines can switch reversibly between two different shapes and could be used to make nanotech sensors, amplifiers and even a molecular computer.

Georgia Tech survey shows most selfies on Instagram are for flaunting appearance
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Georgia Tech survey shows most selfies on Instagram are for flaunting appearance

More than half of selfies on Instagram are posted to show off a persons appearance, including make-up and clothes, scientists say.

Meet Shimon, a four armed marimba-playing robot that composes its own tunes
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Meet Shimon, a four armed marimba-playing robot that composes its own tunes

The compositions by the robot sound like a fusion of jazz and classical music.

What scientists are saying about LIGO's third discovery of gravitational waves from colliding black holes
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What scientists are saying about LIGO's third discovery of gravitational waves from colliding black holes

The discovery of gravitational waves for the first time in 2016 was the biggest science story of the year, if not the century.

Georgia Tech researchers discover combination of Android features that makes the OS vulnerable
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Georgia Tech researchers discover combination of Android features that makes the OS vulnerable

The vulnerability could lead to a new class of malicious strikes, which the researchers have dubbed as "Cloak and Dagger" attacks.

Georgia Tech researchers make two swarms of autonomous drones fight each other
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Georgia Tech researchers make two swarms of autonomous drones fight each other

Two swarms of autonomous drones engaged each other in a simulated battle at a military facility in the US

Georgia Tech researchers develop 4D printing technique to create shape shifting objects
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Georgia Tech researchers develop 4D printing technique to create shape shifting objects

The technique uses layers of shape memory polymers, with the layers designed to respond differently to heat.

Saturn's moon Titan has sticky electrically charged sand that lets you build sandcastles without water
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Saturn's moon Titan has sticky electrically charged sand that lets you build sandcastles without water

The particles that cover the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, are "electrically charged", show results of an experiment

Seeing is believing? Amid fears of fraud, US colleges now vet applicants from China by video interview
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Seeing is believing? Amid fears of fraud, US colleges now vet applicants from China by video interview

American colleges sorting through a record number of applications from China are increasingly turning to video interviewing services to assess students' language skills, get a feel for their personality — and weed out fraudsters.

Scientists discover evidence of granite on Mars
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Scientists discover evidence of granite on Mars

For years Mars was considered geologically simplistic, consisting mostly of one kind of rock, in contrast to the diverse geology of Earth.

Scientists discover evidence of granite on Mars
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Scientists discover evidence of granite on Mars

For years Mars was considered geologically simplistic, consisting mostly of one kind of rock, in contrast to the diverse geology of Earth.

Georgia Tech researchers develop BrailleTouch app
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Georgia Tech researchers develop BrailleTouch app

Non-touchscreen phones were a lot easier to incorporate Braille on, the language used by the visually impaired, ...

Georgia Tech Goes Green With IBM
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Georgia Tech Goes Green With IBM

Georgia Tech designed a unique cooling solution incorporating both standard air conditioning and IBM Rear Door Heat eXchanger, enabling a compact solution that saved an estimated $780,000 in data centre costs.

IBM Launches Initiative For the Aged, Disabled
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IBM Launches Initiative For the Aged, Disabled

IBM announces initiative to make software more accessible to the elderly and people with disabilities.