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Scientists invent an onion that doesn’t make you cry

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We love cooking with onions, but we hate chopping them up — and we’re far from alone. That is because onions produce a chemical irritant when cut, which stimulates the eyes’ lachrymal glands to make you cry. You won’t have to suffer for much longer, though. The “Sunion,” a new …

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Say Hello to Dawn, the 9,000-year-old teenage girl

This is what Dawn may have looked like when she was alive, 9,000 years ago. The face of a girl, thought to be aged between 15 and 18, has been recreated by scientists based on remains found in a cave in Greece in 1993. The silicone model was created using …

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Nigerian Entrepreneur Invents Artificial Intelligence System To Analyze Baby’s Cry.

A young Nigerian technology entrepreneur, Charles Onu has invented an artificial intelligence system that analyses a baby’s cry to give warning signs of baby asphyxia, which is the third leading killer of infants worldwide. Ubenwa, which means “baby’s cry”, helps parents and caregivers detect birth asphyxia earlier, without having to …

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British security agency NCSC, finds flaw in Microsoft Windows system

The British National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has discovered a severe flaw that would affect Microsoft’s Windows system, including the latest Windows 10, an online report said. The NCSC found the vulnerability when it was reviewing antivirus solutions after concerns about a Russian antivirus software, which was allegedly involved in …

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Hackers hit US, Russian banks in ATM robbery scam

Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said. Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be …

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Apple confirms acquiring Shazam for reported $400m

Apple has confirmed acquiring Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400m. Apple which revolutionised music with the introduction of the the iPod and iPhone, said Shazam was a natural fit for its Apple Music streaming service. “We are thrilled that Shazam and …

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