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Dogs learn while they sleep, study says

Dogs learn while they sleep, study says

Scientists in Hungary say they have measured brain activity in dogs which shows they learn during their sleep. Matthew Stock reports. Kamilla the labrador is about to take part in a science experiment. And all she has to do is sleep. It’s during her slumber that scientists in Hungary say her brain makes sense of […]

Uber concealed huge data breach

Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed.The 2016 breach was hidden by the ride-sharing firm which paid hackers $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data.The company’s former chief executive Travis Kalanick knew about the breach over a year ago, according to Bloomberg, which first broke the news.The hackers […]

New library in Tianjin, China, looks out of this world

The hottest new tourist attraction in Tianjin, China?A public library.But this ain’t your average book lender.Featuring an all-white futuristic design and a luminous spherical auditorium, the new 33,700-square-meter structure has been attracting bumper crowds since it opened in October.Tianjin Binhai Library is one of the five main attractions in the Binhai Cultural Center, the city’s […]

Superhuman in making: Biohacker edits his own DNA to boost his strength

What if someone told you that you can be a superhuman much like the sci-fi or superhero movies which you have loved and watched all your lives? The tempting offer may interest a lot of people but embracing unknown risks is not something everyone would readily accept.However, a rogue scientist edited his own genes to […]

Surgeon carries out first head transplant on dead humans

An Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero announced on Friday that the procedure to reattach the human head of a corpse to another dead body has been achieved as planned. The scientist, who claimed in 2015 that the full-body transplant in humans would happen within two years, is now claiming that he has ‘successfully’ transplanted a human head […]

Peering through a circular lens at Denmark’s point zero for around 400 years

Copenhagen is a city of shapes. From its rectangular lakes and numerous squares to the Trianglen junction in Østerbro, it’s like a gigantic children’s shape puzzle. Furthermore, the whole city is shaped like a massive hand with fingers shooting off north, west and south. So where’s the round peg, you might ask? Smack in the […]

China, Chile expand relations by upgrading FTA

China and Chile expanded their bilateral business ties by upgrading the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam. Go to Source Author: Date: 14th November 2017, 16:00