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Read this Before You Sell Your Android Phone!

  If you are planning to sell your Android phone for a new smartphone, chances are that your data might get extracted even after you delete all your data. A research by the Cambridge University shows that at least 500 million Android smartphones are flawed in the factory data reset function. Yes, you read that right! While some of you ...

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Cavity Forming Behind Knuckle-Cracking Sound: Study

Finding a reason behind the centuries-old common practice of knuckle cracking and the sound it give out, researchers said it was due to quick cavity formation between the joints that gives out the sound. Scientists have debated the cause of joint cracking for decades, dating back to 1947 when British researchers first theorised vapour bubble formation as the cause. but ...

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Depression, diabetes tied to high dementia risk

Individuals diagnosed with either depression or diabetes, or both, are at a higher risk of dementia compared with people who have neither of the conditions, said a new study. While Type-2 diabetes is associated with a 20 percent greater risk of dementia and depression alone was associated with an 83 percent greater risk, having both depression and Type-2 diabetes was ...

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Exoplanet with Astonishing Heat of More Than 1650 Degrees, 1000-km Wind Speed Discovered

  Imagine an exoplanet that has an internal surface atmosphere of more than 1650 degree celsius and 1000 km wind speed that is unimaginable but has been discovered for the first time by researchers. The HD189733b exoplanet’s turbulent atmosphere is too awesome to attempt any near-study approach, said researchers. “These results open up perspectives to approach the study of exoplanet ...

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New information helps predict future climate change impacts on global tropics

Researchers are collecting new measurements of tropical forests which they hope will help them predict future climate on global tropics and how they should respond to such seasonal climate variations. Researchers at the University of Montana, Princeton University, Stanford University and Rutgers University, among others, are probing tropical forest behaviour. “A better understanding of tropical forest behavior is needed because ...

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Crocodiles Love Fun, Joy Rides and Playful: Study

They are not like Dolphins to have fun and be a playmate. But researchers say crocodiles are just like us and they wish to surf waves, play ball and go on piggyback rides. Crocodiles have been studied in all three main types of play distinguished by behaviour specialists: locomotor play, play with objects and social play, said Vladimir Dinets, psychology professor at ...

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