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Don’t let health fears keep you from space

Don’t let health fears keep you from spaceIts physically doable for average untrained human, studies show
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  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
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Big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever foundAstronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6M years old

Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years oldIts discovery is expected to help researchers better understand the human ancestor’s appearance and movement
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  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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Astronauts make, float, eat pizzas on space station

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space stationThe first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
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NASA nails test on Voyager spacecraft, 13B miles away

NASA nails test on Voyager spacecraft, 13 billion miles awayLast week, ground controllers sent commands to fire backup thrusters on Voyager 1, our most distant spacecraft
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Researchers unravel mummy mysteries with powerful scope

Researchers unravel mummy mysteries with powerful scopeHigh-powered beams will give researchers molecular information about what is inside the mummy.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Lab-made DNA produces new kind of proteins

Lab-made DNA produces new kind of proteinsExpanding the genetic code of life marks step toward designer drug development
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
World

Study: Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not water

Study: Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not waterMonday’s news throws cold water on 2015 research that indicated these recurring slope lines were signs of water
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Endangered orcas compete with seals or salmon

Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmonEndangered Puget Sound orcas face more competition from seals, sea lions and other killer whales than from fishermen
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
World

100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic skyFinnish experts were scrambling to calculate its trajectory and find where it landed
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

U.S. scientists try first gene editing in the body

U.S. scientists try first gene editing in the bodyIf it’s successful, it could give a major boost to the fledgling field of gene therapy
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

U.S. regulators approve first digital pill to track patientsU.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Science

Study: Sheep can recognize Baaaa-rack Obama’s face

Sheep can recognize Baaaa-rack Obama’s face, new study showsA new study shows that sheep have the ability to recognize human faces from photographs on computer screens
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  • 1 month ago
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Boy with rare disease gets new skin with gene therapy

Boy with rare disease gets new skin with gene therapyDoctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used gene therapy to create an entirely new skin
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Stellar encore: Dying star keeps coming back big time

Stellar encore: Dying star keeps coming back big timeAstronomers say they have discovered a dying star that keeps coming back
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  • 1 month ago
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NASA seeks nickname for icy world on solar system edge

NASA seeks nickname for tiny, icy world on solar system edgeNASA is seeking a nickname for a tiny world on the edge of the solar system that’s the next destination for New Horizons
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  • 1 month ago
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Archeologists discover ancient gymnasium near Cairo

Archeologists discover ancient gymnasium near CairoThe gymnasium consists of a large meeting hall, a dining hall, a courtyard and a nearly 200-meter-long racetrack
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  • 1 month ago
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Frizzy-haired, smaller-headed orangutan may be new ape

Frizzy-haired, smaller-headed orangutan may be new great apeA remote population of frizzy-haired orangutans on the Indonesian island of Sumatra seems to be a new species of primate
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Scientists discover hidden chamber in Great Pyramid

Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great PyramidThe purpose of the chamber is unclear, and it’s not yet known whether it was built with a function in mind
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Slow flow of immigration may have doomed Neanderthals

Slow flow of human immigration may have doomed NeanderthalsIf survival was a game of chance, “it was rigged by the fact that there’s recurring migration”
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
World

Science Says: Jack Frost nipping at your nose later

Science Says: Jack Frost nipping at your nose ever laterWinter is coming … later. And it’s leaving ever earlier
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Technology

Twitter to ban ads from Russia’s RT, Sputnik

Twitter to ban ads from Russia’s RT, SputnikTwitter says it will ban ads from two state-sponsored Russian news outlets
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
World

Misplaced monarchs: Butterflies stuck up north

Misplaced monarchs: Clusters of butterflies stuck up northTens of thousands of the butterflies are likely to be stranded far north of where they’d normally be this time of year
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Pope calls space, small step for Vatican-Russian ties

Pope calls space, takes small step for Vatican-Russian tiesPope Francis chatted with Russian cosmonauts and praised their understanding of love
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Science

Scientists working toward reversible gene editing
A genome editing technique called CRISPR has revolutionized scientific research.

Scientists working toward reversible kind of gene editingA genome editing technique called CRISPR has revolutionized scientific research.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Stephen Hawking’s Ph.D thesis goes online, site crashes

Stephen Hawking’s Ph.D thesis goes online, website crashesThe university says the thesis was already the most-requested item in its online repository
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Spacewalking astronauts replace blurry camera on robot

Spacewalking astronauts replace blurry camera on robot armAstronauts went spacewalking Friday to provide some necessary focus to the International Space Station’s robot arm
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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