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Mixed-gene French grapes may lead to cheaper, safer wine

French wineries have to use a lot of pesticide to keep their grapes healthy, and that's both expensive and costly — a problem when some countries don't have those problems. The country might just have a solution, though. Researchers at France's In…
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Hilton data breaches lead to $700,000 penalty

The attorneys general of New York and Vermont both announced today that their joint investigation into two Hilton data breaches has resulted in a $ 700,000 penalty and a promise to strengthen security. In February of 2015, Hilton was made aware of a c…
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EPA findings should lead to caps on aircraft emissions

It's no secret that aircraft contribute to harmful emissions like road-going vehicles, and the Environmental Protection Agency is one step closer to keeping that pollution in check. It recently finalized findings showing that some aircraft produce a…
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These graphene-based nanobots suck up lead contamination to clean our oceans

These three-layered nanobots are a triple threat: Their graphene oxide exterior absorbs lead, their nickel middle allows researchers to control their movement via a magnetic field, and a coating of platinum on the inside functions as an engine

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Samsung follows Apple’s lead, updates its Android browser with ad blocking

Ad blocking is no longer a luxury for just iPhone users. Samsung rolled out an update to its Android browser today, giving it the ability to block ads using third-party apps such as Adblock Free.

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Russian scientist claims injections of 3.5 million-year-old bacteria lead to longer life

After discovering a 3.5 million-year-old bacteria in Siberian permafrost, Russian scientist Dr. Anatoli Brouchkov thinks it might be the key to achieve eternal life. He’s so confident, he’s already injected himself with it.

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