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September 2017 Current Events: Science & Technology News

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As sciences marches on, you can sometimes feel like you're getting left in the dust. Infoplease has what you need to stay in the know. Here are the top Science & Technology news events you need to know so far for September 2017:

  1. New High Tech Laser Debuts in Germany
  2. Apple Announces 3 New iPhones
  3. Snow Leopards no Longer Endangered

New High Tech Laser Debuts in Germany

The European XFEL

On Sep. 3, researchers and backers in Hamburg inaugurated the European X-ray free-electron laser, the most advanced x-ray device to date. The laser will allow for exceptionally high detail mapping of molecular surfaces, as well as the ability to stitch together high speed images to see the motion of molecules. (BBC)

Photo Source: Michael Schmidt/European XFEL/Hamburg Marketing via AP Images

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Apple Announces 3 New iPhones

Justin Sullivan presents the three new iPhones

Apple announces three new iPhones on September 12: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. (Apple)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

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Snow Leopards no Longer Endangered

Two baby snow leopards

It was announced on September 14 that the snow leopard was no longer considered “endangered,” as its conservation status had been moved to “vulnerable.” (BBC)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Richard Vogel

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