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NASA successfully deploys space station’s inflatable room

US space agency NASA successfully deployed the first experimental inflatable room attached to the International Space Station. NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams began introducing air into the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module on Saturday afternoon, but he only filled air into the spacecraft for a very short time, ranging from one to …

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Experimental wearable circuits hold great promise for IoT and WiFi

A team of US engineers has created the world’s fastest stretchable, wearable integrated circuits — a technological feat that can revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT) and high-speed wireless world in the future. Led by Zhenqiang “Jack” Ma from University of Wisconsin-Madison, the team developed the new stretchable integrated circuits …

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Study finds that on Twitter, women are more abusive than men

Half of explicitly aggressive and misogynistic tweets containing abusive words are posted by women in the UK, a new study has found. The study, which specifically monitored the use of the words ‘slut’ and ‘whore’ by UK Twitter users over a three-week period, found 6,500 unique users were targeted by …

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