Boyfriend, 32, who nearly lost his leg in a motorbike smash gets down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend after his joint was completely rebuilt using a donor

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Boyfriend, 32, who nearly lost his leg in a motorbike smash gets down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend after his joint was completely rebuilt using a donor Boyfriend : This is the moment a man who nearly lost his leg in a horror smash got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend after his joint was completely rebuilt using a donor. Stuart Jotham popped the question under the Northern Lights after going on holiday to Iceland with his partner Carrie. The 32-year-old feared he’d be…

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Supermassive black hole gets kicked to the galactic curb

Supermassive black hole gets kicked to the galactic curb

Supermassive black hole gets kicked to the galactic curb A black hole weighing more than a billion suns appears to have gotten the boot toward the outer edges of its galaxy. Data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories reveal a supermassive black hole zipping away from the center of its galaxy at a 7.5-million-kilometer-per-hour clip. It’s moving so quickly that it could leave the galaxy for good in 20 million years, says Marco Chiaberge of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. Only gravitational waves — ripples in…

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Robot reporter in China gets its first news article published

Robot reporter in China gets its first news article published

Robot reporter in China gets its first news article published A robot journalist made its debut in a Chinese daily today with a 300 characters-long article written in just a second, scientists say. A robot journalist made its debut in a Chinese daily today with a 300 characters-long article written in just a second, scientists say. The article, published in the Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily, focused on the Spring Festival travel rush. Its author, Xiao Nan, took only a second to finish writing the piece and is able to write both…

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IBM’s online quantum machine gets faster

IBM's online quantum machine gets faster

IBM’s online quantum machine gets faster Image copyrightIBMImage captionThe processor can be accessed via a web interface online : IBM has made its quantum computing system commercially available to businesses and beefed up an existing system used by the research community. The firm is hoping to boost the numbers of people able to use such computers. The machine, based in New York, has been available via the internet since May last year. Future applications include the discovery of new materials and medicines as well as making artificial intelligence much more…

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Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years

Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years

Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years Japan has formally named its first home-grown sumo grand champion in almost two decades, in a boost to the traditional wrestling sport. Kisenosato, 30, was promoted to the top-most yokozuna rank after his win in the first tournament of the year. He is the first Japanese-born wrestler to make it since Wakanohana in 1998. Five wrestlers from American Samoa and Mongolia have made it in the interim. Foreign wrestlers have come to dominate sumo, amid a lack of local recruits. Kisenosato, who…

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