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Top scientists demand NSW commit to feral horse cull in Kosciuszko national park 7 Nov 11:09pm Top scientists demand NSW commit to feral horse cull in Kosciuszko national park
Berejiklian government urged to acknowledge ‘the extensive, serious and potentially irreparable damage’ the horses are causing Dozens of Australia’s top scientists are demanding the New South Wales government repeal legislation that abandoned the culling of feral horses in the Kosciuszko national park. In Canberra on Thursday 145 scientists met to hear evidence of the damage feral horses are causing to the park, the worst of which includes the destruction of nesting habitat of critically endangered corroboree frogs.
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New-born babies laugh just like chimpanzees! 7 Nov 9:05pm Updated New-born babies laugh just like chimpanzees!
Psychologists in the Netherlands made the discovery after studying videos of 44 infants and children aged between three months and 18 months at play.
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Finland: Where second-hand comes first 7 Nov 7:42pm Finland: Where second-hand comes first
As concern grows about climate change and resources, is it time to re-use more of our junk?
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First monarch butterflies arrive at Mexico wintering area 7 Nov 7:22pm First monarch butterflies arrive at Mexico wintering area
The first monarch butterflies have arrived at their wintering grounds in the mountains of central Mexico almost a week later than usual, Mexico's Environment Department said Wednesday.
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Big city birdfeeders are being overrun by hawks feasting on on songbirds 7 Nov 7:18pm Big city birdfeeders are being overrun by hawks feasting on on songbirds
University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers say hawks have soared in numbers as more people in big cities feed songbirds in their backyard.
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Hydrogen powered Chevy Silverado headed for the battlefield 7 Nov 7:06pm Hydrogen powered Chevy Silverado headed for the battlefield
The car giant's recently formed military vehicles division teased the  'Chevrolet Silverado ZH2,' a heavy duty version of the pickup powered by a hydrogen fuel cell.
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Idaho, Nebraska and Utah Vote to Expand Medicaid 7 Nov 7:01pm Updated Idaho, Nebraska and Utah Vote to Expand Medicaid
The votes in three deep red states show how resilient the program has been, even as the Trump administration chips away at other aspects of Obamacare
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A10 Warthog to get radical 3D audio system 7 Nov 6:40pm Updated A10 Warthog to get radical 3D audio system
200 of the aging AC-10Cs will be given the 3D audio system in a bid to boost their abilities in dogfights. US Air Force bosses say the system will 'enhance the situational awareness of its pilots.'
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Could thinning out clouds combat climate change? Scientists propose radical plan 7 Nov 5:53pm Could thinning out clouds combat climate change? Scientists propose radical plan
By reducing the coverage of wispy, high-altitude cirrus clouds, researchers at Zhejiang University in China say it could be possible to hit the brakes on global warming without dire consequences.
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What is YOUR attachment style in relationships? Take this test to find out 7 Nov 5:41pm What is YOUR attachment style in relationships? Take this test to find out
Helen Dent, emeritus professor of Clinical and Forensic Psychology at Staffordshire University, explains how 'attachment theory' can shed light on how we form and conduct relationships.
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From a red sky to the red planet: NASA image reveals latest tests of the Orion capsule 7 Nov 5:37pm From a red sky to the red planet: NASA image reveals latest tests of the Orion capsule
The latest tests saw NASA working with the US Navy to 'validate procedures and hardware that will be used to recover the Orion spacecraft after it splashes down following deep space exploration missions.'
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Playing Christmas music too early raises stress levels and make you spend more money shopping 7 Nov 5:35pm Playing Christmas music too early raises stress levels and make you spend more money shopping
Music psychologists say that listening to Christmas music can raise your stress levels by reminding you of your 'holiday obligations' such as hosting parties and buying presents
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Pairs of supermassive black holes are spotted at the centre of two galaxies 7 Nov 5:25pm Updated Pairs of supermassive black holes are spotted at the centre of two galaxies
The black holes were tracked by experts at the University of Maryland as the celestial objects drew closer together before they fused into one giant black hole.
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7 Nov 5:08pm Trilobites: Watch Beatboxers Break It Down Inside an M.R.I. Scanner
Researchers got an inside look at beatboxers’ lips, mouths and throats as they performed.
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Samsung reveals new foldable Android prototype that can tranform from a phone into 7.3-inch tablet 7 Nov 4:19pm Updated Samsung reveals new foldable Android prototype that can tranform from a phone into 7.3-inch tablet
Samsung has finally taken the wraps off of its futuristic folding phone. The firm unveiled a prototype version of the device at the 2018 Developer Conference in San Francisco.
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Climate Change and the Elections: Five Takeaways 7 Nov 4:06pm Updated Climate Change and the Elections: Five Takeaways
Carbon taxes, renewable energy and climate bipartisanship were all on the ballot in various forms. Here's how they fared.
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Incredible scans reveals how beatboxers create their own LANGUAGE to mimic  7 Nov 3:38pm Updated Incredible scans reveals how beatboxers create their own LANGUAGE to mimic 
Researchers led by Timothy Greer, a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California used real-time MRI scans to study the production of beatboxing sounds.
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What do midterms mean for … climate change, the economy and other issues? 7 Nov 3:23pm What do midterms mean for … climate change, the economy and other issues?
The elections have changed the political landscape and will affect the Mueller investigation, the border wall, the economy, healthcare, climate change and redistricting Democrats in the House of Representatives are likely to reopen an intelligence committee investigation into
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Milestone carbon pollution plan rejected by Washington state voters 7 Nov 2:24pm Milestone carbon pollution plan rejected by Washington state voters
Measure known as Initiative 1631 would have put a $15 fee on each ton of carbon dioxide emitted in the state
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Watch clever cockatoos make tools from strips of cardboard to reach their food 7 Nov 2:21pm Watch clever cockatoos make tools from strips of cardboard to reach their food
A new study shows that captive Goffin’s cockatoos are able to make tools and even adjust their length in order to get food that’s just out of reach. But, they're unable to adjust the width of the tools.
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Matter: In Cave in Borneo Jungle, Scientists Find Oldest Figurative Painting in the World 7 Nov 2:19pm Matter: In Cave in Borneo Jungle, Scientists Find Oldest Figurative Painting in the World
A cave drawing in Borneo is at least 40,000 years old, raising intriguing questions about creativity in ancient societies.
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Theory proposed by Alan Turing explains the patterns of tooth-like scales found on sharks  7 Nov 2:00pm Theory proposed by Alan Turing explains the patterns of tooth-like scales found on sharks 
Sheffield University researchers teamed up with mathematicians to model Turing's theory of reaction-diffusion and found the two 'epithelial appendages'a re formed in the same way.
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7 Nov 2:00pm Trilobites: Breaking It Down Inside an MRI Scanner
Researchers got an inside look at beatboxers’ lips, mouths and throats as they performed.
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Matter: In an Indonesian Jungle, Scientists Find the Oldest Figurative Art in the World 7 Nov 1:58pm Updated Matter: In an Indonesian Jungle, Scientists Find the Oldest Figurative Art in the World
A cave drawing in Borneo is at least 40,000 years old, raising intriguing questions about creativity in ancient societies.
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Meet Furhat, the terrifying AI assistant with a face: Robot is trained to move and talk like a human 7 Nov 1:54pm Updated Meet Furhat, the terrifying AI assistant with a face: Robot is trained to move and talk like a human
Furhat combines artificial intelligence and digital assistant technology akin to Alexa or Siri and humanoid robots like SoftBank's Pepper to create a device that's creepily lifelike.
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What do midterms mean for … Trump-Russia inquiry and other key issues? 7 Nov 1:37pm What do midterms mean for … Trump-Russia inquiry and other key issues?
The elections have changed the political landscape and will affect the Mueller investigation, the border wall, the economy, healthcare, climate change and redistricting Democrats in the House of Representatives are likely to reopen an intelligence committee investigation into
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Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo 7 Nov 1:34pm Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo
Scientists spent several days trekking through rural Borneo to find the 40,000-year-old artwork.
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Google Maps will finally show drivers real-time accident reports and speed traps 7 Nov 12:41pm Google Maps will finally show drivers real-time accident reports and speed traps
When users click on the report button, it'll give them the option to 'add a report' for a collision or a speed trap - hotspots where police are believed to be pulling over drivers in large numbers.
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Facebook set to finally launch unsend feature for Messenger 7 Nov 12:06pm Facebook set to finally launch unsend feature for Messenger
The social media giant announced the feature in April after it was revealed to be deleting messages already sent by CEO Mark Zuckerberg to other users.
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Animals farmed update: swine fever, chick culling and trophy hunting 7 Nov 11:39am Animals farmed update: swine fever, chick culling and trophy hunting
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web Anxiety about
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Egypt says archaeologists found more artifacts at Cairo... 7 Nov 11:22am Egypt says archaeologists found more artifacts at Cairo...
The Egyptian Antiquities Ministry said the artefacts were the latest finds in eastern Cairo's Matariya neighbourhood.
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Elon Musk close to producing biggest battery in Australia 7 Nov 11:20am Elon Musk close to producing biggest battery in Australia
Speaking at the construction site 225 km (141 miles) from the South Australian capital of Adelaide, Elon Musk announced the company is halfway done installing the lithium ion battery.
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Three Deep Red States Vote to Expand Medicaid 7 Nov 10:49am Updated Three Deep Red States Vote to Expand Medicaid
Idaho, Nebraska and Utah are set to join 33 others that have already expanded the program under Obamacare to give free health coverage to most low income residents.
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An Ice Age in 120 seconds: Timelapse reveals how the Alps changed over 115,000 years 7 Nov 10:24am Updated An Ice Age in 120 seconds: Timelapse reveals how the Alps changed over 115,000 years
The hypnotic simulation made using the Piz Daint supercomputer condenses tens of thousands of years to just two minutes, revealing there may have been more movement than previously thought.
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Gruesome images show plastic tubing found in the stomach of a LOBSTER 7 Nov 9:31am Updated Gruesome images show plastic tubing found in the stomach of a LOBSTER
A chef has made a gruesome discovery after finding orange plastic tubing in the stomach of a lobster that she was preparing for a meal at her restaurant in Edinburgh.
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NASA to begin testing silent supersonic technology for next-gen airliner 7 Nov 9:31am Updated NASA to begin testing silent supersonic technology for next-gen airliner
Nasa pilot Jim Less will fire off 'quiet' sonic booms over a small city in Texas, USA early this month in a bid to gauge public reaction to the dampened supersonic thuds.
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NASA conducts quiet sonic boom tests on residents near Texas Gulf Coast 7 Nov 9:31am Updated NASA conducts quiet sonic boom tests on residents near Texas Gulf Coast
NASA has begun testing the sound of sonic boom engine from airliner dubbed the Son of Concorde on Texas residents who have been recruited to listen out for noise.
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Giant 1917 chalk map of Australia carved into a Wiltshire hillside by homesick soldiers is restored 7 Nov 8:42am Updated Giant 1917 chalk map of Australia carved into a Wiltshire hillside by homesick soldiers is restored
The soldiers were stationed near Hurdcott Camp which was one of three large camps between the villages of Compton Chamberlayne and Sutton Mandeville.
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Bionic mushrooms could make enough bio-electricity to light up an LED  7 Nov 8:28am Bionic mushrooms could make enough bio-electricity to light up an LED 
The strange bionic mushroom (pictured) was created by an international team of researchers led by the Indian Institute of Sciences in Bangalore.
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The Gauls embalmed the severed heads of their enemies to preserve them as grisly trophies 7 Nov 6:33am The Gauls embalmed the severed heads of their enemies to preserve them as grisly trophies
Traces of conifer resin have been found on severed skulls left by the fearsome Celtic tribe in southern France.
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Facebook referred to EU watchdog over targeting, fake ads 7 Nov 6:24am Facebook referred to EU watchdog over targeting, fake ads
Britain's information watchdog has asked Facebook's lead European regulator to investigate how the company targets, obtains information and shows advertisements to users.
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Feature: What if the Placebo Effect Isn’t a Trick? 7 Nov 5:00am Feature: What if the Placebo Effect Isn’t a Trick?
New research is zeroing in on a biochemical basis for the placebo effect — possibly opening a Pandora’s box for Western medicine.
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Chinese architecture firm designs inflatable bubble that could house astronauts on the red planet 7 Nov 3:23am Updated Chinese architecture firm designs inflatable bubble that could house astronauts on the red planet
Called the MARS Case, the designs show a minimalist structure that takes after the shape of a light bulb, with a square base and a 'living bubble' that's inflatable. It recycles energy, water and air.
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Moths have thick fur to stop bats hearing them fly, scientist finds 7 Nov 2:34am Moths have thick fur to stop bats hearing them fly, scientist finds
Thomas Neil from Bristol University found the insects have developed what he calls a 'stealth coating' that serves as an acoustic cover.
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Angus Taylor fails to get price cut commitment from energy retailers 7 Nov 1:40am Angus Taylor fails to get price cut commitment from energy retailers
Offer of comparison rate for consumers falls short of call for lower prices by 1 January Power retailers have advanced a proposal to standardise comparison rates for all customers but have given no undertakings they will lower prices by January, during a roundtable with the energy minister, Angus Taylor. Taylor has claimed Wednesday’s Sydney talks as a win because retailers had proposed voluntary action during “constructive discussions” by offering up a standardised rate, making it easier for consumers to “compare apples with apples” when they shop around between retailers for the best deal.
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David Attenborough has betrayed the living world he loves | George Monbiot 7 Nov 1:00am David Attenborough has betrayed the living world he loves | George Monbiot
By downplaying our environmental crisis, the presenter’s BBC films have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance Knowingly creating a false impression of the world: this is a serious matter. It is more serious still when the BBC does it, and yet worse when the presenter is “
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Kitty O’Neil, Stuntwoman and Speed Racer, Is Dead at 72 7 Nov 12:44am Updated Kitty O’Neil, Stuntwoman and Speed Racer, Is Dead at 72
Her deafness was no hindrance as she broke the land-speed record for women, one highlight in a life in daredevilry. “Deaf people,” she said, “can do anything.”
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