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The root of the thickest ichthyosaur tooth found so far with a diameter of 60mm WASHINGTON: The fossils of three ichthyosaurs — giant marine reptiles that patrolled primordial oceans — have been discovered high up in the Swiss Alps, and include the largest ever tooth found for the species, a study said Thursday. With elongated …

Enlarge / Image of the AB Aurigae system, with details of the object shown at the right. On some levels, forming stars and planets is simple: They form where there’s more stuff. So, while the raw material for a star may be a diffuse cloud of gas, the distribution of that gas isn’t entirely even. …

By CNN, Associated Press19:29 Russian military capabilities along the Ukraine border are “near 100 per cent of all forces” that the Pentagon anticipated Russian President Vladimir Putin would move into the area, a senior US defence official has said. “He is near 100 per cent of all the forces that we anticipated that he would …

FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a combination photo Shares in U.S. technology giants were flat to slightly lower in premarket trading, little changed by the landmark global minimum corporate tax dealagreed between the world’s richest nations. The Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies agreed on Saturday to back a …

Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy reacts to Facebook ending its ban on posts suggesting coronavirus was ‘man-made.’ Facebook Vice President Nick Clegg on Sunday defended the two-year ban of former President Donald Trump and argued that to deal with issues of political speech, hatred and violence, lawmakers should look to pass regulations instead of breaking up …

Indonesian ride-hailing and payments firm Gojek and e-commerce leader Tokopedia have agreed to a merger to create a multi-billion dollar tech company called GoTo in the country’s largest-ever deal. The combined entity, which will span online shopping, courier services, ride-hailing, food delivery and other services in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, will be the biggest privately …

In celebration of the 31st anniversary of the launching of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers aimed the renowned observatory at a brilliant “celebrity star,” one of the brightest stars seen in our galaxy, surrounded by a glowing halo of gas and dust. Credit: NASA, ESA, STScI Petulant Star Ejects Spectacular Bubble of Glowing Gases The …

NVIDIA NVIDIA NVIDIA GTC is the premier annual conference for developers, scientists, and businesses interested in machine learning or artificial intelligence. According to NVIDIA CEO and founder Jensen Huang, over 100,000 attended this year’s virtual event. Following tradition, NVIDIA made GTC 2021 a stage for many significant ML, AI, networking, and data center announcements. One of …

Update 2:25 p.m. ET: Belly flop success! The cables suspending the Orion capsule above the water disconnected, and the researchers got a great look at how the spacecraft would fall in a real-world setting. Future tests will include a drop from a greater height and a “swing test,” in which the module is launched like …

A collaboration between global machinery giant John Deere and the University of Southern Queensland has led to the development of vision-based precision spray technology for use on fallow ground. See & Spray Select uses integrated camera technology to rapidly detect green plants on fallow ground and automatically triggers an application of herbicide. It’s available on …