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1. Amazon Founder To Deep-Water Salvage Apollo 11 Engines
Posted in Astronomy
Amazon founder and space nut Jeff Bezos wants the rocket engines of Apollo 11. All he has to do is pull them up from 14,000 feet below sea level!
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2. New Type of Plastic Can Regenerate Like Human Skin
Posted in Technology
The best prototype of a self healing material to date, developed at the University of Southern Mississippi.
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3. Denver Zoo Turns Waste Into Energy
Posted in Flora and Fauna
The people at the Denver Zoo have started using feces-powered rickshaws and are hoping for animal and human waste to contribute 90% of its energy in the near future.
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4. Messenger Spacecraft Shares New Data on Mercury
Posted in Astronomy
NASA's Messenger craft learns a few interesting things about Mercury - liquid core and more.
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5. Do Birds Have Built In Heads-Up Displays?
Posted in Flora and Fauna
Are the navigational abilities of birds even cooler than we imagined ?
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6. Cancer Treatment With Help From Mice
Posted in Medicine and Biology
Researchers at HUGO say using mice to replicate pancreatic cancer may very well improve cancer treatment.
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7. Want To Rat Out Your Neighbor? There's An App For That
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West Virginia has launched a smartphone app for citizens to report suspicious activity.
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8. NASA Scientist Explains Away The 2012 Apocalypse
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NASA's Don Yeomans looks at all the claims about how the world is going to end this year and explains away all the fears.
8. NASA Scientist Explains Away The 2012 Apocalypse
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9. Scientists Getting Closer To Resurrecting A Mammoth
Posted in Medicine and Biology
An international team of scientists is making progress in their effort to clone a living, breathing mammoth.
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10. DARPA's Cheetah - The Fastest Robot In The World
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DARPA's Cheetah sets speed record for robots.
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11. DARPA Chief Gets New Job At Google
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DARPA chief Regina Dugan is going to be a huge asset to the web giant.
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12. Space Fence - Lockheed Martin's Orbital Debris Monitor
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Lockheed Martin's Space Fence is now tracking debris in Earth's orbit.
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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. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
2. 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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3. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
3. 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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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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Category: Earth Sciences
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. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
7. 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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8. How Jellyfish Work
8. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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1. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
1. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
(NASA's twin Mars rovers, nearing the third anniversary of their landings, are getting smarter as they get older.)
Rating: 3.01
Category: Astronomy
2. Strange Solar System Discovered
2. Strange Solar System Discovered
(Astronomers have spotted a strange new solar system with small "puffy" planets packed in close orbit to their sun. )
Rating: 3.01
Category: Astronomy
3. Laws of Physics May Vary Across The Universe
3. 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!)
Rating: 2.99
Category: Astronomy
4. Mars Probe May Have Spotted Lost Rover
4. Mars Probe May Have Spotted Lost Rover
(The most powerful camera ever sent into orbit around Mars has spotted yet another lander lying lifeless on its surface: Mars Pathfinder, which operated for three months in 1997.)
Rating: 2.99
Category: Astronomy
5. Space Shuttle Launches Monday Morning
5. Space Shuttle Launches Monday Morning
(Launch pad technicians began filling shuttle Endeavour's fuel tank on Monday for a launch attempt at 8:56 a.m. EDT on a mission to deliver a long-awaited physics experiment and spare parts to the International Space Station.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Astronomy
6. Libya Protesters Seize Streets
6. Libya Protesters Seize Streets
(Libyans protesting against Muammar Gaddafi's rule appeared to control the streets of Benghazi on Sunday, even though the security forces have killed scores in the bloodiest of multiple revolts now rocking the Arab world.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Humanity
7. NASA Makes Plans for Manned Asteroid Mission
7. NASA Makes Plans for Manned Asteroid Mission
(Progress is being made on defining a human mission to an asteroid. Experts at several NASA centers are sketching out a prospective piloted stopover at an asteroid—a trek that could return samples from a targeted space rock as well as honing astronaut proficiency and test needed equipment for other space destinations.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Astronomy
8. Lionfish Invasion? Just Eat Them!
8. Lionfish Invasion? Just Eat Them!
(Florida marine conservationists have come up with a simple recipe for fighting the invading lionfish that is gobbling up local reef life -- eat them.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Flora and Fauna