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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
1. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
(A new species of giant crayfish literally crawled out from under a rock in Tennessee, proving that large new species of animals can be found in highly populated and well-explored places, researchers said on Wednesday.)
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2. Laws of Physics May Vary Across The Universe
2. Laws of Physics May Vary Across The Universe
(A team of Australian and English astrophysicists may have radically transformed our understanding of the cosmos last week with a discovery suggesting that the laws of physics (as we know them) may not apply to the whole Universe!)
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3. Virgin Galactic Joins Fray to Fly NASA Astronauts
3. Virgin Galactic Joins Fray to Fly NASA Astronauts
(Virgin Galactic, a U.S. offshoot of Richard Branson's Virgin Group, joined two separate teams vying for a $200 million NASA program to spur the development of private-sector space taxis, the company said on Thursday.)
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4. Injured Astronaut Replaced For Next Shuttle Mission
4. Injured Astronaut Replaced For Next Shuttle Mission
(NASA is replacing the lead spacewalker for its next shuttle mission after the veteran astronaut was injured in a bike accident over the weekend, officials said Wednesday.)
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5. 1/3 Russians Think Sun Spins Around Earth
5. 1/3 Russians Think Sun Spins Around Earth
(Does the sun revolve around the Earth? One in every three Russians thinks so, a spokeswoman for state pollster VsTIOM said on Friday.)
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6. Speedy Discovery Fuels New Milky Way Mystery
6. Speedy Discovery Fuels New Milky Way Mystery
(A new detailed study that tracked two of the Milky Way's galactic neighbors, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, shows they are hurtling through space nearly two times faster than previously thought.)
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7. Missions to Mars, Jupiter Moon Recommended
7. Missions to Mars, Jupiter Moon Recommended
(Robotic missions to Mars and Jupiter's icy moon Europa should top NASA's to-do list for an upcoming decade of planetary exploration, the National Research Council recommended on Monday.)
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8. Government Shuts Off Egypt's Internet
8. Government Shuts Off Egypt's Internet
(Preliminary investigations indicate that most of the country's ISPs cut Internet access within a 20-minute period, likely at the government's behest)
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