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World’s oldest mushroom discovered in Congo: 810m years old

The world's oldest mushroom has been discovered in the Democratic Republic of Congo and dates back to around 810 million years ago.Preserved in...

Apple tool meant to bolster privacy exposed private browsing habits of Safari users

Apple's anti web-tracking tool meant to bolster privacy actually exposed private...

New study finds humans are now the main cause of wildfires, surpassing lightning and other sources

The number of human-caused wildfires has increased in recent decades - sparking a shift in what is 'normal' for the devastating blazes, research...

Twitter fails to fix ad-targeting issue that allowed people to reach Nazi and homophobic audiences

An issue with Twitter's ad targeting tool that allowed users to target hate groups persists despite the company's claim it had been rectified.A...

NASA’s new spacecraft will travel within 26 million miles of the sun in order to gather data

NASA has a new mission on the horizon that will snap the first pictures of the sun's north and south poles.In collaboration with...

China releases stunning images of the far side of the moon

China's space agency has released a huge batch of stunning images from the far side of the moon, revealing the beauty of the...

Heat-damaged bones reveal residents of Herculaneum were not instantly vaporised by Vesuvius

Residents of the Roman town of Herculaneum may not have been instantly vaporised by the Vesuvius, but instead were baked and suffocated to...

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PS4 users are being warned that time is running out to play a big PlayStation exclusive on PSN. The PS4 is the second best...

Trump told Pence not to call Washington, Michigan governors

President Donald Trump said Friday that he instructed Vice President Mike Pence not to reach out to governors who aren't "appreciative" of his administration's...

Utah governor tells people to stay home to combat COVID-19

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Gary Hebert issued a stay-home directive Friday as the state works to curb the spread...