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Australian 'ant man' survived outback ordeal by copying Bear Grylls

In an interview with Australian broadcaster 7News , he has spoken about how he managed to get by for six days without food or water by eating black ants. Reg says he wouldn't be alive today without Aboriginal elder Robin Smythe, who was on a separate land survey and accidentally spotted what no one else could: a faint thong print in the bush that led police searchers to Reg 12 hours later.

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Young cancer patients miss out on trials

Researchers in Edinburgh looking at data from the UK Clinical Research Network Cancer Trials Portfolio found only 152 of 534 clinical trials available are offered to 16-24-year-olds north of the border. Children in Scotland with cancer are missing out on trials of experimental drugs compared with youngsters in the rest of the United Kingdom, according to research being presented to the National Cancer Research Institute's conference today.

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Toxic algae bloom threatens crab season in California, potential danger to humans

Sea lions in California commonly experienced seizures and deaths during harmful algae blooms along that coast. "We've never had a closure with Dungeness crab of this magnitude". Fishermen are worry and if they lose the Thanksgiving market, it will be crusher for them.   The toxic algae bloom that emerged last spring was the largest recorded on the West Coast and shut down lucrative fisheries.

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HTC One M8 Marshamallow: Wait Not Over

According to reports, the HTC devices that will get the Android Marshmallow update include HTC Desire 816, Desire 820, Desire 826, One M8 Eye, One M8, Butterfly 3, One Maine, One E9, One E9 Plus, One M9 Plus and One M9. The beauty of the Google Play Edition is that it removes the manufacturer's skin and all carrier bloatware, leaving the stock Android version in its bear form.

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Can Dutch chimps pick up a Scottish accent? Scientists aren't so sure

The original study claimed that by examining the chimps' behavior and vocalizations, they were able to determine that once they had moved from the Netherlands to the new Edinburgh location, they changed their call for apples from an excited, high-pitched tone to a less excited, lower-pitched tone that more matched their neighbors.

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Samsung Galaxy View to be launched on November 6 for $599

With the built-in handle and dock on the back panel of the device, the Galaxy View can be easily brought around anywhere, without the worry of having to grab a massive device on its whole. The device has nano SIM slot (LTE only) so unlike other smart TVs it doesn't need to be tethered to a power socket. To magnify the audio experience, media content can be listened via the dual 4W stereo speaker setup, GSM Arena reported.