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Some Dinosaurs Became Bipedal Because Standing Upright Helped Them Run Faster And Longer, Researchers Say

Why did some early dinosaurs learn to stand up and walk on two feet?<p>For the longest time, scientists believed that this happened because many …

Watch This Salamander Robot Slither Like The Real Thing

Research engineered<p>Salamanders were among the first creatures to walk on land. The wriggly amphibians, with stubby legs and moist bodies, are adept at swimming and just okay at crawling. In their defense, hardly anything else made the transition from water to land, so when they arrived, few could …

Robotics

Amid crisis, support grows for Puerto Rico statehood

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Porfirio Guerrero has grown increasingly frustrated as a decade-long recession has sapped business from his tailor shop …

Caribbean

Standard & Poor's cuts EU credit rating after British vote to leave

Ratings agency says European Union’s status as safe haven for investments is now AA rather than AA+<p>The European Union has suffered a downgrade of its long-term credit rating following the UK’s Brexit vote last week.<p>In a move that will increase the borrowing costs for the 28-member bloc, the credit …

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working and what's not. Then we …

Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

Ozone

Snapkeys launches QWERTY keyboard for round Android Wear smartwatches

Keyboard developer Snapkeys has updated its QWERTY keyboard for Android Wear smartwatches to accommodate round watch faces.<p>Its original keyboard, for square-shaped wearables, launched in March. Both keyboards work by using the QWERTY keyboard layout. The keyboard is divided into six sections, and …