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The tides they are a changin'

Scientists from the University of Southampton have found that ocean tides have changed significantly over the last century at many coastal locations around the world.

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Thomas Edison's 'lost' idea: A device to hear the dead

One of Thomas Edison's little-known ambitions was to build a device to hear the voices of the dead, according to a nearly lost chapter of the inventor's memoirs which is being republished in France this week.

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Reliance on smartphones linked to lazy thinking

Our smartphones help us find a phone number quickly, provide us with instant directions and recommend restaurants, but new research indicates that this convenience at our fingertips is making it easy for us to avoid thinking ...

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Why the SIM card has had its day

The small microchips known as "subscriber identity modules" or SIM cards that are required for mobile phones to log on to a phone network will soon be 25 years old. While mobile phones and network technology ...

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