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The Moon is shrinking: study

The Moon is steadily shrinking, causing wrinkling on its surface and quakes, according to an analysis of imagery captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) published Monday.


High-tech supremacy at stake in US-China trade war

A race for global supremacy in the tech sector is at the centre of the fraught trade war negotiations between the United States and China.


Break up Facebook: co-founder

One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful.


Facebook generating terror content: whistleblower

Facebook is unwittingly auto-generating content for terror-linked groups that its artificial intelligence systems do not recognize as extremist, according to a complaint made public on Thursday.


New space race to bring satellite internet to the world

Anxiety has set in across the space industry ever since the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, revealed Project Kuiper: a plan to put 3,236 satellites in orbit to provide high-speed internet across the globe.


Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air

In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity, cleaning the air of harmful emissions that cause global warming.


Cute or creepy: why humans love some species, loathe others

The Chinese giant salamander, the largest amphibian in the world, is not cute.


What if an asteroid was about to hit Earth? Scientists ponder question

Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth.


China's quest for clean, limitless energy heats up

A ground-breaking fusion reactor built by Chinese scientists is underscoring Beijing's determination to be at the core of clean energy technology, as it eyes a fully-functioning plant by 2050.


Brain implant translates thought to speech

People unable to communicate due to injury or brain damage may one day speak again, after scientists unveiled a revolutionary implant that decodes words directly from a person's thoughts.


 

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