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AI-powered robot learned to make letters out of Play-Doh on its own

A robot that learned to manipulate clay to make letters of the alphabet without any training could one day make dumplings for you Technology 24 June 2022 By Jeremy Hsu…

Antibubbles have been made to last a record-breaking 13 hours

Shaking antibubbles – droplets of liquid encased in a thin layer of air – prevents them from popping for several hours. These could be used in chemical engineering in the…

Hummingbirds may be the world’s most colourful birds

A study of 116 species of hummingbird suggests the group is collectively more colourful than any other type of bird Life 24 June 2022 By Jason Arunn Murugesu Two colourful…

How can the global monkeypox outbreak be controlled?

With the number of confirmed cases exceeding 3500, the World Health Organization’s emergency committee may declare it a public health emergency of international concern – its highest alert level –…

UK minister says EU is ‘weaponising science’ in Brexit deal row

The UK is making plans to launch its own science funding programme in September, science minister George Freeman tells New Scientist, if the EU refuses access to the Horizon scheme…

Amazon reviews saying candles are scentless may signal covid-19 cases

A loss of smell is a key covid-19 symptom, with researchers finding a link between increasing coronavirus cases in the US and Amazon reviews complaining a scented candle is odourless…

Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Bill Funding Red-Flag Laws, Mental Health Programs – The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Senate passed the most significant firearms legislation in decades, with a coalition of more than a dozen Republicans joining Democrats to provide new tools to deter mass shootings following…

U.S. Repatriates Afghan Whose Guantánamo Detention Was Unlawful

The United States on Friday complied with a federal court order and released a former Afghan militiaman from detention in Guantánamo Bay, in a case that reflects the changing political…

Ukrainian forces will have to leave key eastern city, Luhansk governor says; retired Russian major captured – CNBC

1 Hour Ago Ukraine is ‘not a pillow between the West and Russia, not a buffer,’ Zelenskyy says Ukraine is not a “gray zone” or buffer between the West and…

US Senate passes first gun control bill in decades

It has the highest rate of firearms deaths among the world’s wealthy nations – more than 20,900 people have been killed in gun violence in the US this year, including…