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NASA’s planetary defence mission was a success

NASA’s planetary defence mission was a success

Testing humanity’s ability to prevent the kind of disaster that wiped out the dinosaurs, NASA intentionally crashed its DART probe into an asteroid. The threat of a devastating asteroid may seem fanciful, but scientists understandably want to prepare for a dinosaur-esque situation. It’s for this reason that, last November, NASA launched...

YouTube reports Gen Z want curated content over viral videos

YouTube reports Gen Z want curated content over viral videos

It seems the days of dancing foxes, Gangnam Style, and other viral content are over. New studies suggest that Gen Z prefer to see specific, tailored content for them, rather than popular videos intended for all audiences. If you’re an older Gen Zer like myself, you may remember a time when viral content was everywhere. Whether it was dancing foxes, novelty songs, talking unicorns, or anything in between, widespread, short-form...

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Scientists say the ozone may be fully healed within 50 years

Scientists say the ozone may be fully healed within 50 years

Before climate change dominated headlines globally, our deteriorating ozone was the prime ecological concern. Decades later, scientists now claim a fully recovery could be on the cards before the century’s end. There’s belief bubbling that in the foreseeable future we may actually save ourselves… from ourselves. Amid the constant, demoralising talk of how climate change is threatening the planet, here’s a report to galvanise yourselves and avoid existential dread on a...

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Researchers are using AI to predict criminal activity

Researchers are using AI to predict criminal activity

AI is reportedly capable of predicting where crimes will take place up to a week ahead of time. The tech’s accuracy is around 90%, but there are concerns about its potential to perpetuate biases. It may sound like something straight from the Bat Cave, but this tech exists for real and may even be widely utilised in the near future. Scientists have reportedly found a way of predicting when and where...

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Electric planes may be closer to reality than we thought

Electric planes may be closer to reality than we thought

Determined to ensure that the world’s emission-free future can take flight, a Swedish start-up is in the midst of putting a battery-powered 30-seat passenger aircraft into service by 2028. Unless you’re a member of the Kardashian family, you’ll be well aware that flying is terrible for the environment. In fact, although it would be unrealistic to assume we may eventually give it up altogether, foregoing this mode of transport – which...

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