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'First human' discovered in Ethiopia

Scientists have unearthed the jawbone of what they claim is one of the very first humans.

The 2.8 million-year-old specimen is 400,000 years older than researchers thought that our kind first emerged. 714 more words

Science

AFRICAN JAWBONE DISCOVERY PUSHES BIRTH OF HUMANITY BACK BY 400,000 YEARS

A fossilised jawbone found poking out of the ground in Ethiopia has set the story of human origins back nearly half a million years to a time when early man shared the vast grassland plains of eastern Africa with a rich variety of prehistoric animals. 579 more words

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Fitness bands: Fad or future? 

Fitness is my obsession. Every person has their own motivation and for me it’s pushing myself to the limit and seeing what I can do. I’ve always loved sport but my love for fitness really came into its own when I ran the Amsterdam marathon in 2013. 400 more words

Health

Healthy Meets Unhealthy

By SARAH GALZERANO
Staff Writer

In today’s day and age, when people want to diet they tend to turn to fitness trackers (wearable bands or online apps), because “technology is amazing”! 782 more words

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The Swiss begin launching luxury 'smartwatches'

”Everyone’s been waiting for it, and now it’s happened: The Swiss have finally entered the smartwatch fray,” Stephen Pulvirent reports for Bloomberg.

“Coming only a few weeks after Swatch announced it will release a smartwatch to compete with the Apple Watch, a new Swiss company called Manufacture Modules Technologies (MMT) has introduced a line of smartwatches made in Switzerland,” Pulvirent reports. 158 more words

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Exclusive: Jawbone nears big investment from BlackRock

Jawbone, the buzzy but financially strapped maker of Up fitness bands and Jambox speakers, is close to receiving a major investment from BlackRock , the world’s largest asset manager. 667 more words

Tech

The Inexorable March in the Quantification of Me

At just over five and a half hours, i only achieved 84% of my sleep target last night, and the sleep that I had was disrupted. 644 more words

Technology