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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 beats iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Consumer Reports' bend test
  • Hackers hit game vendors, Microsoft and even the U.S. military in sophisticated attacks
  • Motorola Nexus 6 phablet close to release as it's spotted in the wild being used during commute

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 beats iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Consumer Reports' bend test

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 beats iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Consumer Reports' bend test

Of the six smartphones Consumer Reports tested in the wake of Bendgate, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the meanest and toughest of them all. Only the iPhone 5 rivaled the Note 3's endurance in the torture chamber.

Hackers hit game vendors, Microsoft and even the U.S. military in sophisticated attacks

Hackers hit game vendors, Microsoft and even the U.S. military in sophisticated attacks

A group of hackers has been charged with hacking into the systems of a number of large tech companies as well as the U.S. Army. In doing so, they allegedly stole information relating to a number of upcoming video games, as well as simulator software for the Boeing Apache attack helicopter.

Motorola Nexus 6 phablet close to release as it's spotted in the wild being used during commute

Motorola Nexus 6 phablet close to release as it's spotted in the wild being used during commute

Google must be close to officially announcing the 5.9-inch Motorola Nexus 6, as the phablet was spotted in use during a commute. It will feature the next-generation Android L OS.

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Lunar and solar, October’s got both eclipses: Where/when to see all the celestial eye candy

Lots of events for sky watchers in October, astronomers say. The sun, moon, planets, meteors and even a comet will put on celestial shows, they say.

SCIENCECERN makes music from Large Hadron Collider’s atom smashing data

CERN makes music from Large Hadron Collider’s atom smashing data

CERN celebrates the discovery of the Higgs boson by composing music based on the particle's "sound." Resulting musical piece performed to mark CERN's 60th anniversary.

SCIENCEU.S., India space agencies sign agreement as partners in exploration of Mars and Earth

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U.S., India space agencies sign agreement as partners in exploration of Mars and Earth

U.S. and India's space agencies sign a charter for future Earth and Mars exploration missions. The space agencies will work together in the NISAR mission, which is targeted for a 2020 launch.

LifeRare gene mutation might block cancer-causing cell division

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Rare gene mutation might block cancer-causing cell division

Discovery of genetics behind a disease that causes premature aging could lead to cancer therapies, researchers say. The mutation in a single gene may provide clues to developing drugs that can combat deadly cell division characteristic of cancers.

SCIENCEMonarch butterfly migration is a single gene feat

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Monarch butterfly migration is a single gene feat

Researchers find single gene responsible for the migratory prowess of monarch butterflies. Gene makes them more marathon runners than sprinters, researchers say.

SCIENCEBats make fatal mistake of thinking wind turbines are trees: Study

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Bats make fatal mistake of thinking wind turbines are trees: Study

Wind turbines can be deadly dangerous for bats. Researchers found that these flying mammals are drawn to these structures because they mistake these as trees.

SCIENCEHow good is your nose? Apparently it can predict your life span

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How good is your nose? Apparently it can predict your life span

Loss of the sense of smell may be a predictor of death within 5 years, a study finds. Researchers say such a decline may be an early warning of health problems to come.

LifeCan vitamin D help prevent type 2 diabetes?

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Can vitamin D help prevent type 2 diabetes?

A latest research suggests that vitamin D is not linked with type 2 diabetes. The study reiterates that type 2 diabetes can be prevented by following a balanced diet and regular exercise.

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