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How Close Are We to Resurrecting Extinct Species?

The passenger pigeon, the gastric brooding frog, the wooly mammoth, they all have one thing in common, they’re extinct…. dead as a dodo, if you will. In fact, scientists estimate that 5 billion species have come and gone off this planet. But what if we could bring them back? What …

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Why It’s So Hard For The Government To Hack Your Phone

The US government is unable to hack iPhones that use an encryption standard they helped create. Oh the irony. Hi haxors, Julian here for DNews. Way way back in 2001, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announced their new standard for….encryption technology. The Advanced Encryption Standard, or AES, was …

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Graphene Could Solve the World’s Water Crisis

Graphene is the sexy new wonder material that seems to have a million and one uses. From thin flexible screens to solar cells that work when it’s raining, people are finding all sorts of potential applications for this one-atom thick sheet of carbon. Now scientists have added another trick to …

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