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15th November 2018

Planet found orbiting Barnard's Star

Astronomers report the discovery of a "Super-Earth" just six light years from our Solar System.

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14th November 2018

World's first 7nm GPUs

Chip giant AMD has unveiled the world's first 7 nanometre GPUs, offering a 58% improvement in transistor density.

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12th November 2018

Nanobots propelled through eye tissue

For the first time, scientists have developed nano-scale vehicles that can move through dense tissue like the vitreous humour of the eye.

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7th November 2018

Ancient star suggests Milky Way is older than thought

Astronomers report the discovery of a tiny "ultra metal-poor" star, possibly one of the very first stars, which consists almost entirely of materials released from the Big Bang. Its location in the Milky Way suggests that our galaxy may be three billion years older than previously thought.

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7th November 2018

Ozone layer expected to heal fully by 2060

A new assessment of the ozone layer, published by the UN, shows it to be recovering faster than previously thought.

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4th November 2018

The Earth BioGenome Project is launched

The Earth BioGenome Project – a 10-year effort to sequence the genomes of all 1.5 million known animal, plant, protozoan and fungal species (eukaryotes) – was officially launched this week.

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3rd November 2018

World's largest neuromorphic supercomputer is operational

The world's largest neuromorphic supercomputer, the million-core 'SpiNNaker' machine, has been switched on by the University of Manchester, England.

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1st November 2018

World's first commercial foldable smartphone

Royole Corporation has introduced the world's first commercial foldable smartphone, a combined mobile phone and tablet with a flexible screen, called the Royole FlexPai.

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