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Ancient Farmers Grew and Stored Cereal in Sahara 10,000 Years Ago

A study has found that people in Saharan Africa were cultivating and storing wild cereals 10,000 years ago. This could also lead to a lesson in the future, if global warming creates a necessity for alternative crops.By Sibel NicholsonMarch 22, 2018The Sahara desert may be a dry and unfavorable place now but 10,000 years ago, the place saw rich green vegetation.
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Researchers Unlock Missing Piece for an 'Artificial Brain'

Neuromorphic computing has long been a challenge for researchers since it came onto the scene in the late 1980s. A new synapse could help fill the missing gaps in that technology.By Shelby RogersJanuary 27, 2018Illustration from NIST showing how this new synapse could connect brain processorsNISTNew research coming from the National Institute of Standards and Technology might get computers several steps closer to functioning like artificial brains.
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The Moon is Covered With 400,000 Pounds of Human Trash

There are no humans living on the Moon yet but there is a substantial amount of garbage accumulated on the lunar surface. This has largely been left behind over the 12 trips humans have made to the Moon.By Sibel NicholsonFebruary 01, 2018Garbage has been gathering on the lunar surface, reaching more than 400,000 pounds (181436 kg) in volume, accumulated during manned and unmanned visits.
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Harvard Professor Warns Against Coconut Oil, Says It's 'Pure Poison'

Coconut oil long-heralded as a superfood has been labeled as & 39;pure poison& 39; by Harvard professor Karin Michels.By Jessica MileyAugust 28, 2018Coconut oil has long been lauded by healthy eating evangelists as an essential part of every diet. Coconut oil proponents have backed up their claims with research from well-known scientists and institutions touting coconut oil& 39;s ability to burn fat, increase heart health and improve digestion.
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1069 Dancing Robots Set New Guinness World Record

A group of 1,069 robots dancing in synchronized rhythm set an impressive new Guinness World Record.By Mario L. MajorAugust 28, 2017Mention the phrase Guinness World Record to anyone and the first images conjured up are testament to the boundless genetic diversity and incredible feats of mankind: the tallest man in the world, Sultan Kösen of Turkey, who stands at 251 cm (8 ft.
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Audi CEO Arrested in Diesel Emissions Probe After Phone Taps

Head of Audi Rupert Stadler is being held by Munich officials after a raid on his telephone calls prompted concerns the executive may attempt to hinder the company& 39;s ongoing criminal investigation.June 19, 2018Three years after US authorities revealed an emissions cheating scandal by Volkswagen (VW), Audi’s parent company, Germany arrested chief executive of Audi Rupert Stadler on Monday.
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