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Good news: 'Functionally extinct', China's freshwater dolphin 'Baiji' may have been spotted again!

Song told the Guardian that the unconfirmed sighting occurred during a seven-day search mission down the Yangtze that began in the city of Anqing on September 30.
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Scientists have developed a new method for producing accurate 3D scans of complex objects. The method's key ingredient is water.
The crescent-shaped landmass off the tip of Cape Point in Buxton, called Shelly Island, started surfacing in spring and now it measures around one-mile long and more than 400 feet wide.
President Donald Trump is a tough customer for tech companies. Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google spent more than $13 million combined earlier this year to lobby Trump and others in Washington D.C.,
Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn't have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced meals.
A robot sent into Fukushima’s defunct nuclear power plant found what could potentially be melted nuclear fuel debris — hanging in the form of “icicles.” The machine was deployed to locate the source
Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop from New York to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., would stretch over 250 miles. If built, how would that compare to the world’s largest tunnels
Watch what happens when you say "I see a little silhouette of a man," to Apple's Siri        
An underwater robot captured images of what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki says the disappearances are likely the result of human error. Over the years, scientists have insisted there has been no unusual activity in the area.
Grasshopper mice, which live in deserts in the US and Mexico, make loud calls that carry more than 100 meters (328 feet) thanks to a unique airflow-induced tissue vibration like humans.
Jefferson Graham demonstrates that Apple's Siri actually does have a sense of humor. Watch what happens when he says, "Hey Siri, I'm a little silhouette of a man," on TalkingTech.    &#
Some in the tech industry say investors accused of harassing female founders were subjects of a witch hunt and were judged too swiftly and harshly.        
A team of scientists from Germany and Japan have recorded the most precise measurement of a proton's mass.
LG Chem has invested hundreds of billions of won in a dedicated line for the purpose and will produce 'L-shaped' batteries for next year's iPhone, the Korea Economic Daily claims.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - An innovative Kenyan bond which is bought via mobile phone had raised far less than the 1 billion shillings ($9.6 million) targeted on Friday, failing to match a previous success.
Something sinister is happening at a handful of luxury Mexican resorts — at least according to one lawyer and some tourists who’ve vacationed there. After a young woman died under mysterious circumst
Monthly service plan generates $85 million yearly        
These 18 tech gadgets are perfect for a shopping spree that won't leave you with guilt and debt.        
With Skype and other free calling apps is there room for a company providing unlimited worldwide calling for $10 a month? Rebtel CEO tells USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham      &n
Android creator Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone missed its initial launch, but is said to be arriving soon.
After 55 years, two women made history as the Navy’s first female candidates in the selection process to join two special operations forces previously not open to women. One woman is in the running t
Evolution has been producing organisms that are adapted to their environments, including 'superpower' like abilities such as the shapeshifting mimic octopus which mimics at least 13 species.
Mack Beggs says prospective laws will "isolate and exclude" LGBTQ people.
Chris “CT” Tamburello is officially joining Season 30 of “The Challenge” next week. A sneak peek of episode 2 of “Dirty 30” shows the veteran competitor’s arrival, much to the dismay of some of his c
Calls for public audit of pvt insurance firms
It will work only on RJio’s network witha 3-year lock-in
In the most recent update on the ongoing earthquake storm, which scientists have been monitoring since June 12, there have been 1,284 quakes, with the largest being a magnitude 4.4
For mice and men, a strength in one area of Darwinian fitness may mean a deficiency in another. A look at Olympic athletes shows that a wrestler is built much differently than a marathoner. It's long
An innovative technique has been developed that more completely reconstructs challenging 3-D objects. This new approach to 3-D shape acquisition is based on the well-known fluid displacement discovery
Meek Mill’s relationship with Nicki Minaj has been over since the beginning of the year, but that doesn’t mean their break up isn’t fresh in his mind. Following the release of his new album “Wins &am
“The biggest takeaway from IIT-Madras will not be whether you know thermodynamics or something else but the ability to learn new things. Learning to learn will be the biggest lesson that you will ta.
The Federal Trade Commission is looking into claims made by a nonprofit that accuse Amazon of misleading customers about price bargains, a source close to the investigation told Reuters. The probe is
Programmer Dan Hon, based in Portland, Oregon, created a huge list of new British place names using a neural network - a computer system modelled on the human brain.
Three companies diving headlong into developing hyperloop technology are banking on proving the system's profitability to investors. Now Elon Musk's Boring Co. may a fourth.     &#

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Water helps scientists scan 3D images of complex objects

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Spicer resigns amid White House shake-up of press and legal teams

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The Bowl is no Bayreuth. And with Wagner in Dudamel's defiant hands, that's not a bad thing

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Trump flirts with impeachment if he threatens Mueller

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'Steven Universe's' Rebecca Sugar confirms Fluorite is a representation of a polyamorous relationship

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Helicopter carrying 4 makes emergency landing in Sherman Oaks neighborhood

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