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1. Russian Cargo Shuttle Crashes After Launch
Posted in Astronomy
Progress 44 ,an unmanned Russian cargo ship that was to carry supplies to the International Space Station crew, had an engine malfunction a few minutes after take-off and crashed back to Earth.
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2. Spermless Mosquitoes Help Halt Malaria Spread
Posted in Medicine and Biology
Releasing genetically modified, spermless male mosquitoes into the wild could in future help to prevent malaria transmission and reduce the chances of large outbreaks of the killer disease, British scientists said on Monday.
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3. US Military Loses Hypersonic Test Plane
Posted in Technology
An unmanned experimental aircraft designed to glide down from the upper atmosphere at 20 times the speed of sound lost contact with ground control on its second test flight on Thursday, a Pentagon agency said.
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4. New Light Shed On Methane Mystery
Posted in Earth Sciences
Atmospheric levels of methane, 20 times more powerful than carbon dioxide (CO2) at trapping heat, stayed steady for two decades to 2006 on wider fertilizer use to grow rice or a surge in natural gas demand, according to two separate studies in the journal Nature.
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5. China Covers Up Massive Oil Spill
Posted in Earth Sciences
Chinese media and green groups on Wednesday slammed the state-run China National Offshore Oil Corporation and the marine watchdog for keeping an oil spill hidden from the public for nearly a month.
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6. Exxon Spills 42,000 Gallons of Crude Into Yellowstone River
Posted in Earth Sciences
An oil spill that leaked as much as 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River near Billings, Montana, had officials from Exxon Mobil Corp and the government scrambling on Sunday to assess damage and pinpoint the cause of the leak.
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7. Near-Earth Asteroid Passes Over Atlantic Ocean
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An asteroid with an estimated girth as large as a garbage truck soared within 7,500 miles of the Earth on Monday as it passed harmlessly over the Atlantic Ocean, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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8. Remote Controlled Camera Reveals Interior of Mayan Tomb
Posted in Humanity
A tiny remote-controlled camera peered inside the tomb of a Mayan ruler that has been sealed for 1,500 years, revealing red frescoes, pottery and pieces of a funerary shroud made of jade and mother of pearl.
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9. Scientists Use Fossil Teeth To Measure Dinosaur Body Temps
Posted in Earth Sciences
Scientists in California say they have for the first time devised a way to accurately take the body temperatures of dinosaurs -- by examining the creatures' teeth.
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10. Newest Mars Rover Begins Launch Preparations
Posted in Astronomy
NASA's $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory, a nuclear-powered, car-sized rover designed to assess the planet's suitability for life, reached the Kennedy Space Center for launch preparations, officials said on Thursday.
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11. Why Do We Need Nuclear Power?
Posted in Technology
With the recent events at Fukushima Daiichi, a lot of Canadians are questioning the use of nuclear-generated energy.
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12. Voyager - On The Edge Of Interstellar Space
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t has been 33 years since the launch of Voyager 1 yet this antique spacecraft is still leading the way of Humanity’s exploration of space.
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1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
(Since the U.S. began routine chickenpox vaccination in 1995, the number of Americans sent to hospitals by the infection each year has dropped by more than two-thirds, government researchers reported Monday.)
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2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
(Smartphone usage is officially the fastest growing technology trend of the past 3 decades.)
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3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
(Several strange creatures including a psychedelic octopus have been found in frigid waters off Antarctica in one of the world’s most pristine marine environments. )
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4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
(This gallery of photographs shows the widespread devestation documented shortly after the 2011 disaster, and follows it up with a shot taken in the same place 3 months later. Quite a stunning compilation!)
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5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
(Chimpanzees in Senegal have been observed making and using wooden spears to hunt other primates, according to a study in the journal Current Biology.)
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6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
(These are the top 5 accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to date. We cant wait to expand this list, so get to work NASA!)
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7. How Jellyfish Work
7. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
(NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.)
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1. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
1. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
(Even as workers race to prevent the radioactive cores of the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan from melting down, concerns are growing that nearby pools holding spent fuel rods could pose an even greater danger. )
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2. Electrical Icarus By NASA
2. Electrical Icarus By NASA
(A super-quiet, hover-capable aircraft design, NASA's experimental one-man Puffin could show just how much electric propulsion can transform our ideas of flight. It looks like nothing less than a flying suit or a jet pack with a cockpit.)
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3. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
3. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
(The United States space program was down and out when Alan Shepard climbed inside a one-man capsule on May 5, 1961, for a 15-minute ride.)
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4. Ariane Rocket Launches and Deploys Satellites
4. Ariane Rocket Launches and Deploys Satellites
(A European Ariane rocket successfully launched on Wednesday from French Guiana after an earlier attempt to get into orbit was postponed for 24 hours because of strong winds at high altitudes.)
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5. Second Reactor Experiences Coolant Failure
5. Second Reactor Experiences Coolant Failure
(Thousands of people fled the vicinity of an earthquake-crippled Japanese nuclear plant after a radiation leak and authorities faced a fresh threat on Sunday with the failure of the cooling system in a second reactor.)
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6. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
6. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
(The largest rocket ever launched from the U.S. West Coast blasted off on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying a top secret satellite into orbit, military officials said.)
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Category: Astronomy
7. Skype Could Be Designated Illegal in China
7. Skype Could Be Designated Illegal in China
(The popular Internet telephone service Skype could be dealt a major setback in one of the world's largest markets as the Chinese government cracks down on what it called illegal Internet telephone providers.)
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8. Early 2007 Saw Record-Breaking Extreme Weather
8. Early 2007 Saw Record-Breaking Extreme Weather
(The world experienced a series of record-breaking weather events in early 2007, from flooding in Asia to heatwaves in Europe and snowfall in South Africa, the United Nations weather agency said on Tuesday.)
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Category: Earth Sciences