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The secret of SLEEP: Salts in the brain act as a 'switch' to wake us up, finds study

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The study, by the University of Copenhagen and University of Rochester, reveals that by influencing the level of salts, it is possible to control a mouse's sleep-wake cycle. 



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Portable Device Can Test If Your Food Is Gluten-Free

a shared story    5 hours 49 minutes ago
For people with gluten allergies or celiac disease, the idea of eating out in restaurants can be terrifying. It typically involves scrutinizing menus and food labels, interrogating waiters, or having to bring their own meals wherever they go. 



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Apple files patent for system that makes it clearer to users what words have been changed

a shared story    7 hours 49 minutes ago
Apple's system will highlight an autocorrected word for both the sender and receiver. Ut covers all possible ways to draw attention to the word, including, a change in font, font, colour and style. 



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Watch homemade machine master Piano Tiles game

a shared story    8 hours 49 minutes ago
In a recent video posted to YouTube , a homemade robot proves is not only capable of playing the game, but hits a record-breaking 21.079 tiles per second before missing a step. 



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Eerie apparition is caught on camera at farmhouse on outskirts of Amlwch on Anglesey

a shared story    13 hours 49 minutes ago
The owner of an old farmhouse, on the outskirts of Amlwch on Anglesey, had the fright of his life when he came across a photograph in an old album that showed his building from the outside. 



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Forget Glass, Google patents vision correcting gadget that is implanted into your EYEBALL

a shared story    16 hours 49 minutes ago
A new patent reveals Google is developing a way to inject smart devices directly into the eyeball. It reveals a smart vision correction system, complete with sensors and wireless communication. 



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The hidden world under western Antarctica 800 metres beneath the ice sheet

a shared story    19 hours 49 minutes ago
Lake Whillans, which lies 800 meters (2,600 feet) beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is similar to a wetland. Analysing the area could give new insight into how sea levels could rise. 



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Being bilingual can be bad for your brain and could affect your ability to judge

a shared story    20 hours 49 minutes ago
Although bilinguists are faster and more accurate when with cognitive tasks, they have less insight to how they perform, according to researchers at the University of Cambridge. 



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Best Space Gifts in the Universe: Mother's and Father's Day

a shared story    21 hours 49 minutes ago
Looking for a great gift for Mother's or Father's Day, or just something special for the space nerd in your life? These space-themed standbys will delight your favorite space lovers, sci-fi fans and collector friends. 




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