• Neanderthals may be to blame for your allergies
Neanderthals may be to blame for your allergies

According to studies the last Neanderthal-human mating has had possible occurred as recently as 37,000 years back. This hunt similarly led the team to the TLR 1,6 and 10 genes. You may have to pump yourself full of Zyrtec just to step outside during allergy season because your ancestors couldn't keep their hands off those sexy Neanderthals, accordi...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S7 could have force touch, quick charging, retina scanner
Samsung Galaxy S7 could have force touch, quick charging, retina scanner

Like this year's flagship device, the new smartphone will be offered alongside a premium curved-screen version, called the Galaxy S7 Edge , the people said . Samsung is allegedly "considering" equipping certain versions of the Galaxy S7 with a retina scanner . The camera on the Galaxy S7 will reportedly bring an improvement in low-lig...

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  • LG Aims To Give CES 2016 Something To 'Thinq' About
LG Aims To Give CES 2016 Something To 'Thinq' About

At first glance, it looks remarkably similar to the Amazon Echo or Google's OnHub router, but LG's cylindrical gadget offers more functionality than either. Why this matters: LG is a major player in the home-appliance and smart-TV markets, but the company's press release emphasizes that company's connected-home strategy "prioritizes compatibility ...

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  • Hunter discovers deformed mountain lion in Idaho
Hunter discovers deformed mountain lion in Idaho

They believe it could be either the remnants of a conjoined twin that had died in the womb or a teratoma tumor. IDFG says mountain lions can be legally hunted in Idaho and are classified as big game animals , like elk and mule deer. KPVI also spoke to one hunter who says he is familiar with the area where the Mountain Lion was shot. In rare ci...

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  • Apple to cut production of iPhone 6S, 6S Plus by 30 percent
Apple to cut production of iPhone 6S, 6S Plus by 30 percent

Now some more details have been revealed from Apple's supply chain that apparently confirm Apple will get rid of the 3.5mm audio jack and use the Lightning port instead. The MyDriver report claims that the iPhone 7 is expected to bring in a bigger battery, at 3100mAh, which would be 350mAh more than the existing biggest battery.

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  • Anne Hathaway reveals baby bump
Anne Hathaway reveals baby bump

When Anne noticed she was being photographed enjoying a day at the beach, she made a decision to send a message to those photographers that if the world wants to see her baby bump they need to join the 1.9 million people who follow her on Instagram.

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  • New Star Wars film shatters N. American box office record
New Star Wars film shatters N. American box office record

If "The Force Awakens" takes off in China, it could have a shot at taking the title of highest-grossing worldwide film  ever , a title also held by " Avatar ". After adjusting ticket prices for inflation, " Avatar's " take, including the original showings and a re-release, is more than $837 million. The movie is now the fourth highest-grossing movi...

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  • Men's basketball: No. 5 Michigan State routs Illinois
Men's basketball: No. 5 Michigan State routs Illinois

However, it was just warmups. Nunn's teammates played their best supporting roles to Nunn by saying it was a no-brainer for him to stay in Champaign. "I'm just blessed to be out there", Roy said after the game, standing by a makeshift locker with no name on it. "We've learned what we can do without him.

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  • Finally, Tesla Motors meets low end target for vehicle deliveries
Finally, Tesla Motors meets low end target for vehicle deliveries

Model S deliveries represented a 48% increase from the third quarter levels and a 75% increase from the previous year same quarter levels. Tesla Motors made good on a promise to ship the Model X before October - handing over six cars to founders at a late September launch party .

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  • Star gorge burps from black hole
Star gorge burps from black hole

Some researchers suspect that dwarf galaxies are more likely to play host to supermassive black holes that are relatively tiny, but this isn't universally accepted. "We think that feedback keeps galaxies from becoming too large", researcher Marie Machacek stated. This is an inevitable part of black hole growth in galactic evolution.

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  • Iceman's 5300-year-old stomach bug sheds light on human migration
Iceman's 5300-year-old stomach bug sheds light on human migration

The mummy of an iceman named Otzi, discovered on 1991 in the Italian Schnal Valley glacier, is displayed at the Archaeological Museum of Bolzano during an official presentation of the reconstruction in this February the 28th, 2011. "They made a clear scientific finding about what he had, which is definitely new". But in order to extract and exami...

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  • Is Lions Star Calvin Johnson Quitting?
Is Lions Star Calvin Johnson Quitting?

Johnson has achieved both of those things. Even in his 2015 campaign, at the age of 30 Johnson was still putting up the same numbers he did early in his career. But the conclusion for Johnson, whenever he leaves Detroit , is clear: the Lions are on the verge of wasting a once-in-a-generation talent... again.

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  • Xiaomi Rolls Out Latest MIUI Version
Xiaomi Rolls Out Latest MIUI Version

The update is coming to the Xiaomi Mi 3, Xiaomi Mi 4, Xiaomi Mi Note, Xiaomi Mi 4i, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, Xiaomi Redmi 2, Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3G and Xiaomi Mi Pad.

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  • Volkswagen Goes Electric With BUDD-e Concept Bus at CES
Volkswagen Goes Electric With BUDD-e Concept Bus at CES

The bus' gizmos and connection to the smart home are nice, but it's VW's MEB (Modular Electric Platform) that should get you excited about the future of electric vehicles. The actual screen of the display is 8.2 x 4.1 inches, though users can also select two tiles along the right side of the display. Vehicles that will, by the end of the decade, ha...

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  • Local sports fans can nab Super Bowl volunteer jobs
Local sports fans can nab Super Bowl volunteer jobs

Since then Apple has only advertised two times during a Super Bowl game. "We look forward to providing fans around the world and visitors to the Bay an unforgettable experience". Duke reminded pilots to be aware of high-traffic volume to and from the San Francisco metropolitan area that will require reservations for inbound and outbound flights Feb...

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  • Barack Obama's gun control measures: What are they?
Barack Obama's gun control measures: What are they?

In regards to the rest of the President's statement , it's important to note he proposes several things that will need to be approved by Congress later this year in the budget, such as that addition of 200 extra federal agents. The White House also puts sellers on notice that the administration planned to strengthen enforcement - including deplo...

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  • Percent Of Guns Used In Mass Shootings Obtained Legally
Percent Of Guns Used In Mass Shootings Obtained Legally

In doing so, President Obama hopes to close the gun show loophole. In front of dozens of people who have survived and lost loves ones to gun violence, Obama unveiled several executive actions to tighten how guns are bought and sold in the U-S.

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  • Microsoft plans to kill Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 this month
Microsoft plans to kill Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 this month

The only exception will be Windows Vista users, who will stick with Internet Explorer 9. From January 12, IE 8, 9 and 10 will continue to function, but won't receive any more updates or critical security patches. An advisory on Microsoft's website also pushes users toward IE11, the recently-released final version of the venerable browser - whi...

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  • Periodic table gets 4 new elements
Periodic table gets 4 new elements

The four newest discoveries will join other "superheavy" elements in the seventh period of the periodic table, including flerovium and livermorium, which were added in 2011. Lawrence Livermore scientists and researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas worked on all three discoveries.

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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg not giving away his millions to you
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg not giving away his millions to you

On his personal Facebook page, Zuckerberg wrote about undertaking the challenge set forth in A Year of Books to read a new book every other week. The post claims that the giveaways will continue until 10% of the $45 billion Zuckerberg is donating to charity is given to random Facebook users.

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