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Suspected chemical attack, opioid-crisis cash and nuclear-fusion facility

Suspected chemical attack in Syria An international team has begun an investigation into a suspected chemical-weapons attack on civilians in Douma (pictured), a besieged town in Syria. It is reported that

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We Have Developed An Antibody That Can Kill 99% Of All HIV Strains

Scientists have created a man-made antibody that has been found to attack 99% of all HIV strains. The tests were carried out on primates, but the drug’s manufacturer Sanofi has confirmed

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A Parkinson’s Drug Could Be Used To Stop Cancer Too

‘It would be truly something amazing.’ A drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease could be repurposed as cancer medication after trials demonstrated that it has significant anti-cancer effects. Carbidopa, a drug prescribed to

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A Relatively Simple Gene Therapy Procedure Could Reverse Blindness

For the first time, scientists have used gene therapy to successfully reverse blindness in mice suffering with an inherited condition, which causes people to lose their sight over time. Researchers at the Nuffield

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The Dream of a Flying Electric Vehicle Edges Closer

Electrification of cars has seen some policy leaps and bounds in recent weeks, including long-term goals set to move us away from the internal combustion engine (despite industry-lead heads in the sand).

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This Kickstarter campaign wants to help keep your Mac charger organized

MacBook users everywhere have the same complaint: its charger kind of sucks. The wires are too chunky to wrap up, making it difficult to pack up alongside your laptop. And

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The Google Home Max and Mini are the high and low-end speakers Google was missing

Google Home is growing up… and shrinking down. Google surprised us all by launching not one, but two new Google Homes to round out its lineup of voice-enabled speakers: the Google

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Facebook’s desktop messaging app is finally here

Your prayers have been answered. Facebook has finally released a beta version of Workplace Chat, a desktop messaging service for businesses. The new messaging service is essentially a competitor to

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The iPhone 8’s wireless charging might not be as exciting as we hope

Apple is expected to introduce wireless charging to the next iPhone at its September 12 event— but the feature might not be as impressive as we originally thought, at least to

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Alexa and Cortana will now be able to talk to each other to control your smart home

Two of the biggest tech companies on the planet, Microsoft and Amazon, have decided to allow their digital assistants to speak to each other, and it could be the beginning of a great