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Elon Musk says in Thailand with mini-sub

American space entrepreneur Elon Musk tweeted that he was in Thailand on Tuesday with a prototype mini-sub, at the flooded cave where five members of a youth football team remained trapped.

dateJul 10, 2018 in Other
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Musk proposes mini-submarine to save Thai cave boys

American tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has proposed a mini-submarine to save the boys trapped inside a flooded Thai cave, floating the idea on social media while linking it to his space exploration business.

dateJul 09, 2018 in Other
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Do bats adapt to gates at abandoned mines?

Abandoned mines can serve as roost sites for bats, but because the mines pose serious risks to humans, officials often install gates at their entrances. With more than 80,000 abandoned mines in the southwestern United States, ...

dateJun 20, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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Not letting the neighbours ruin the mood

New research into the reproductive behaviour of one of New Zealand's most mysterious and unusual insects – the cave weta – shows that the male weta's distinctively-elongated hind legs play a vital role in ensuring mating ...

dateJun 06, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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