iPhone 12: everything we think we know about Apple’s 2020 5G iPhones

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We’re likely just weeks away from Apple taking the wraps off its 2020 iPhones, and the rumor mill is in full swing, hinting at some major changes this year.

If you’ve been hanging on to your first-generation iPhone SE because you just love its squared-off edges, the newest iPhones could be the ones for you — there are already a lot of rumors pointing to a brand new design with squared edges instead of rounded ones. (If you’re keeping that SE because of its smaller size, there might be good news for you this year, too.)

And all signs are

Should you still buy it?

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra back at angle

For years now we’ve seen Samsung launch two versions of its Galaxy S flagships — a regular model and a Plus model. That changed in 2020 when Samsung one-upped the Plus model with the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Theoretically, this was the best of the best — the king of all phones.

The very launch of such a phone was a gutsy move. How would consumers take to spending a ton of cash on a phone with few compromises? Obviously, the COVID-19 pandemic squashed Samsung’s hopes for big sales. Now that the dust has settled, the question remains: is

Novichok: how are victims surviving poisoning?

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Enlarge / The Novichok agent A-234 molecule—a proposed structure.

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is likely to survive a suspected poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok, according to the hospital treating him. There have now been at least six known cases of serious Novichok poisoning in the past two years. But only one victim tragically died from it.

Why is that? Is the substance less lethal than previously thought? Or could it be that the stockpile of the nerve agent is degrading?

Nerve agents were discovered through pesticide research. They belong to a group of substances

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