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Science Mayan human remains discovered in underwater cave
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Among the discovered sites, around 140 sites belonged to the Mayan civilization. Guillermo de Anda heads the Great Maya Aquifer Project (GAM) which is looking after the archaeology and preservation of the caves stated that the people living on the land would eventually come down into the caves in search of water during drought.

Science Trump Wants NASA to Build a $2.7 Billion Lunar Space Station
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Robert Bigelow, 72, made his fortune from hotels, but has already worked with NASA on space habitats . Foreign countries and other ISS partners are now being courted by China, which plans to build its own space station in lower Earth orbit in the 2020s .

Science All-New 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Revealed With A Bold New Look
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The Santa Fe's tail features LED headlights that wrap around the fenders like the much larger Infiniti QX80. The 2019 Santa Fe and longer Santa Fe XL has been completed revamped inside and out with bolder styling, room for up to seven passengers and a choice of three engines .

Science First laps: Mercedes' 2018 F1 vehicle breaks cover!
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Mercedes are confident Lewis Hamilton will sign a new contract with the team and are hopeful the new deal will be announced in "a few weeks". 'I didn't come back from my time off until February and if I'd come back earlier I'm not sure I'd feel as good as I do now.

Science Google Sued Over Firing Software Developer For Speaking About Diversity And Harassment
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In the lawsuit filed Wednesday, Chevalier, who is disabled and transgender , said Google fired him because of posts related to diversity on Google's internal messaging forums , as well as its Google+ social network. Chevalier, who was a Google employee from December 2015 up until his termination in November 2017, is now seeking damages for emotional distress and lost wages, as well as punitive damages.

Science Payday 2 Switch Is Nearly A Year Behind In Content
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The Reddit community was in an uproar over the version of the game coming to Switch after an early recipient reportedly streamed the game, according to Polygon . "The reasoning for the Switch content: we're making continuous updates to a game that's turning five years old this year, and to get the game out in early 2018 on Switch meant that our team had to go with the content ported and available at the time of console submission", Starbreeze told the site.

Science Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.14
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The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bid of $18.31 and 351389 shares have traded hands in the session. PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) has risen 18.91% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. The provider of oil, gas and water-related midstream services posted revenue of $68.1 million in the period, beating Street forecasts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,523.21, a P/E ratio of 12.04, a P/E/G ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 1.10.

Science Land Rover Explore is tough, rugged, go-anywhere smartphone
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The Android-powered phone features a 4000mAh battery and a five-inch HD display. Drops from 1.8m or less are also said to be shrugged off by the design. Increasing the appeal of the Land Rover Explore there are a number of outdoorsy expansions. It may not have wheels, or a gearbox or seating for seven, but it does carry a name many will align with adventures involving some form of mud.

Science Apple Working on Upgraded AirPods With Improved Siri Integration
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As for the water-resistant version, keep in mind that it's now expected out " as early as next year", so it may end up seeing daylight further down the line. Since their launch the wireless headphone market has become a lot busier, so it will be interesting to see if Apple can keep hold of its market dominance with its new iterations.

Science Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Comes with 5500mAh Battery and Android 8.1 Oreo
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The leak suggests the device would come with an 18:9 display (likely at 7-inches), a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and a 5,500 mAh battery with wireless charging functionality-a first for Xiaomi . The firmware files also revealed what sensors Xiaomi plans to use for its device. And the interesting feature of this leak is the presence of wireless charging strings.

Science Google excludes Samsung from biz-focused 'Android Recommended' initiative
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This global initiative sets best practices and common requirements , with Google conducting a "thorough testing process". There are more than 2 billion active Android devices on the market, according to Google, and it is hoping to expand the range of available devices recommended under the program within the coming months.

Science Amateur astronomer captures supernova's first light
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Instead, he was performing tests on a new camera. In other words, that's the very, very first burst of light from a supernova. A powerful pressure wave from that explosion heated up the dead star's surface gas, causing it to brighten and emit light - the "shock breakout" that Buso captured.

Science Man Dies After Poisoning Self During Chase On SoCal Freeway
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CHP Officer Kevin Denharder says a chase began when officers tried to pull over Hanks' vehicle in Oxnard. About 7:30 a.m., Los Angeles police told the California Highway Patrol that undercover officers were pursuing a rape suspect who was driving a black Nissan Versa, the Los Angeles Times reported .

Science LG launching new K8 and K10 phones at the Mobile World Congress
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Ahead of MWC 2018 , LG Electronics launches 2018 edition of its popular K8 and K10 series. If you're looking for a new Android device that fits the budget but with nearly premium specs, consider the LG K line. There is also a fingerprint sensor that functions as a Quick Shutter and Quick Capture to let users easily capture their photos or screenshots directly using their fingers.

Science Mysterious gaming smartphone by Xiaomi dominates AnTuTu benchmark, beware Razer?
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Black Shark now has a website up and running, but doesn't offer details about what it's working on. Although the listing doesn't reveal the company name, the code " Blackshark " suggests that it has a direct connection with Xiaomi. Xioami might soon join the ranks of Razer and launch a smartphone specifically for gaming enthusiasts. It is however expected to announce new phones such as the Mi 7 and the Mi Mix 2S in the coming weeks.

Science Intel releases new security patches
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The production microcode updates, which have been released to Intel's OEM customers and partners, are for devices running the eighth generation ( Coffee Lake ), seventh generation ( Kaby Lake ) and sixth generation (Skylyake) of Intel Core processors.

Science SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Launch to February 21
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Financial documents that leaked out to the Wall Street Journal past year suggest it's meant to be a key source of funding for SpaceX , period. The placement is created to satisfy requirements for the Paz satellite , which is set to kick off a $200 million (160 million euro) mission to gather worldwide radar imagery for the Spanish military and other governments, plus commercial clients.

Science INEC Lacks Capacity For Credible Elections
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He called on the worldwide community to closely monitor the nation's electoral process to stop INEC from manipulating the 2019 general elections. The governor said, "INEC does not have the capacity to hold free and fair elections". He reportedly commended the governor for the infrastructural development in the state. Shlagheck stated that he was in Rivers State as part of his familiarization tour of the Niger Delta, pointing out that he started with Rivers State because of the importance of ...

Science Volvo XC40 SUV debuts company's first-ever three-cylinder engine
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As Volvo plans to launch a hybrid and a fully electric powered version of the XC40 compact SUV in coming years, the new three-cylinder engine has been created to be fitted to the twin-engine plug-in hybrid models. Volvo's current D3 150hp diesel and T4 190hp petrol engines are also added to broaden the XC40 engine offer. XC40 customers have a choice of trim levels, including entry-level Momentum and dynamic R-Design versions, plus the luxurious new Inscription trim level.