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The NHS And Amazon Are Working On A Diagnosis Skill For Alexa

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has today announced that the NHS is currently working with Amazon on an Alexa skill that’ll allow you to get health advice from the voice-controlled assistant. In a speech made at his local

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What Is Full Fibre Broadband And Why Is It So Important In The UK?

The government has just announced that the entire UK should have access to full fibre internet by 2033. The announcement is just part of a technological revolution that’s being planned

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Jupiter Is So Massive It Had 12 Extra Moons We Didn’t Know Existed

Jupiter is absolutely vast. It’s so big in fact that we’ve only just scratched the surface of what we know about this gas giant. As a case in point, astronomers have

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The US Will Allow 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints Next Month

Starting next month, US citizens will be legally allowed to find the blueprints for a gun online, download them onto a 3D-printer and then create that firearm from scratch. These

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How Virtual Reality Will Change the Way We Communicate With Loved Ones Abroad Forever

For most of us with loved ones across the shores, the various video-chat platforms at our disposal keep us connected, lags and connection problems notwithstanding. Things have already progressed beyond

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US government considers charging for popular Earth-observing data

The US government is considering whether to charge for access to two widely used sources of remote-sensing imagery: the Landsat satellites operated by the US Geological Survey (USGS) and an

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Why a sweaty workout dampens appetite

Exercise suppresses eating by heating up a region of the brain called the hypothalamus, according to a study in mice. Although it has long been clear that exercise can reduce

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The science photos worth seeing

If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, then writing about photography seems a tough ask indeed. Luckily, not everyone sees it that way — and certainly not when

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Convert your weaknesses into assets

“I’m afraid I won’t renew your contract. I am giving you as much advance notice as I can so that you can find something else.” Hearing these words from my

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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