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Farthest photos ever taken, from nearly 4B miles away

Farthest photos ever taken, from nearly 4B miles awayThe NASA spacecraft that gave us close-ups of Pluto has set a record for the farthest photos ever taken
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Romanian study: Half-day old snow safe to eat

Romanian study: Half-day old snow safe to eatA Romanian university has published the results of a study on how safe it is to eat snow
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Business

Twitter turns first profit ever, but problems remain

Twitter turns first profit ever, but problems remainTwitter is reporting fourth-quarter net income of $91.1 million
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Science

Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote Oman desert

Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of OmanThe desolate desert in southern Oman resembles Mars it will be used during a field-test for a manned mission to Mars
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Tesla now flying toward asteroid belt beyond Mars

Space sports car now flying toward asteroid belt beyond MarsSpaceX chief Elon Musk confirmed the new, more distant route for his rocketing Tesla Roadster
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DNA: 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyesResearchers say DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests he had dark skin and blue eyes
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SpaceX’s big new rocket blasts off with Tesla on top

SpaceX’s big new rocket blasts off with Tesla on topTwo of the boosters were recycled and programmed to return for a simultaneous touchdown at Cape Canaveral
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Rare dinosaur find in Egypt could signal more finds

Rare dinosaur discovery in Egypt could signal more findsExperts say the find is a landmark one that could shed light on an obscure period of history for the African continent
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SpaceX ‘Starman’ at wheel of car flying on new rocket

SpaceX ‘Starman’ at wheel of sports car flying on new rocketThe figure is in the driver’s seat of Musk’s Tesla Roadster, the cargo for the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy
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NASA turns selfies by Mars rover into self-portrait

NASA turns selfies by Mars rover into stunning self-portraitThe photo shows Curiosity in the middle of the dusty, red Martian terrain, with Mount Sharp in the background
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Michigan

Scientists in Chicago studying Michigan meteor

Field Museum scientists in Chicago studying Michigan meteorScientists at the Field Museum are studying a piece of the meteor that broke apart earlier this month over Michigan
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Stone tools in India suggest earlier human Africa exit

Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from AfricaThe tools were fashioned from 385,000 years ago to 172,000 years ago, showing evidence of development over that time
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Lunar stunner: 1st super blue blood moon in 35 years

Lunar Showstopper: 1st super blue blood moon in 35 yearsThe moon is putting on a rare cosmic show Wednesday
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Blue moon, super moon, total lunar eclipse a rare event

Blue moon, super moon, total lunar eclipse a triple treatThere hasn’t been a triple lineup like this since 1982, and the next won’t occur until 2037
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Nation

SpaceX fires engines on new rocket in launch pad test

SpaceX fires engines on new rocket in launch pad testSpaceX fired up its newest, biggest rocket in a critical launch pad test Wednesday
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Science

Monkeys cloned; a step closer to people?

Move over, Dolly: Monkeys cloned; a step closer to people?Researchers have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys
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Michigan

Meteorite hunters find 6 fragments of Michigan meteor

Meteorite hunters find 6 fragments of Michigan meteorTeam member who trekked to Livingston County on Thursday: ‘We knew we were in the right spot’
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Science

Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons to be taught in space

Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons finally taught in spaceThirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, McAuliffe’s science classes will be taught on the ISS
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Scientists seek super-shot for flu after pandemic

Scientists seek super-shot for flu after pandemicResearchers hope they’re finally closing in on stronger flu shots.
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Century after pandemic, science takes best shot at flu

Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at fluScientists are rethinking how to guard against another super-flu like the 1918 influenza that swept the globe
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U.S. cold snap was a freak of nature, analysis finds

U.S. cold snap was a freak of nature, analysis findsA quick study of the brutal cold snap finds that the Arctic blast really wasn’t global warming but a freak of nature
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Usage remains low for HIV prevention pill

Usage remains low for HIV prevention pillThe pill has been shown to reduce the risk of getting HIV from sex by more than 90 percent if taken daily.
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Nation

Real weather term ‘bomb cyclone’ blows up online

Real weather term ‘bomb cyclone’ blows up on social mediaMeteorologists have used the term “bomb” for storms for decades, based on a strict definition
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Nation

Ancient DNA gives glimpse of Native American ancestors

Ancient DNA gives glimpse of ancestors of Native AmericansDNA from 11,500 years ago is giving scientists a look at the genetics of the ancestors of today’s native peoples
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Science

Gene therapy finds a place in milestone year

Gene therapy finds a place in milestone yearGene therapy aims to treat the root cause of a problem by deleting, adding or altering DNA.
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Life

Scientists tap brain to uncover music’s healing power

Scientists tap brain to uncover music’s healing powerMusic increasingly is becoming a part of patient care for a myriad of diseases and conditions
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Science

SpaceX capsule back at space station with holiday haul

SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haulA recycled SpaceX capsule is back at the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas.
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  • 2 months ago
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