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1. Robot Guards To Start Work at South Korean Prison in Spring
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Robotic guards are going to be deployed at a prison in Pohang, South Korea
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2. New Software Helps Police ID Gangs Through Graffiti
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New software will help authorities ID street gangs through their street art.
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3. Revolutionary Obesity Cure Passes The Monkey Test
Posted in Medicine and Biology
Obesity medicine currently in development at the University of Texas has successfully slimmed down a group of out of shape monkeys with no noticeable side effects
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4. The Race To Create The World's Heaviest Element
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A look at the technology the two teams use in their race to create the heaviest chemical element known to Man.
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5. World's Lightest Material Invented - 99.99% Air
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Scientists from Caltech, UC Irvine and HRL have created a material lighter than styrofoam and aerogel
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6. Hawking: Space Colonization, The Key To Survival
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On a planet where the tremendous population growth and resource consumption will make it hard to avoid global disaster in the next hundred years, one of the most brilliant astrophysicists that ever lived puts his trust into space exploration
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7. DARPA's Robo-Ostrich Can Only Get Faster
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DARPA is developing an ostrich-like bipedal robot with help from MIT and IHMC
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8. Super-Powered X-Ray To Help in Study of Metals
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A scientific X-Ray facility that could help the study of the behavior of metals underground is being prepared for tests.
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9. Former Air Force IT Experts Build Mobile Hacker Drone
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Hacking enthusiasts with Air Force background have created the ultimate mobile hacking device to show just how easy it can be for the enemy.
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10. First Transplant of Lab-Made Blood Completed
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Luc Douay from Paris' Marie and Pierre Curie University has proven that human blood can be manufactured.
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11. DARPA's Airborne Satellite Launchers
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DARPA is exploring the use of airplanes to launch satellites into orbit .
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12. Black Rhino Is Officially Extinct
Posted in Flora and Fauna
The International Union for Conservation of Nature has released its Red List, and amongst the casualties is the Western Black Rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes). It's officially been declared extinct. There are no more left in the wild.
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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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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. 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. Shuttle Discovery Lands After Final Voyage
1. Shuttle Discovery Lands After Final Voyage
(The space shuttle Discovery capped a successful 13-day spaceflight with a smooth landing in Florida on Wednesday, ending a 27-year flying career for NASA's most-traveled spaceship as the agency prepares for an uncertain future.)
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Category: Astronomy
2. Egypt Shuts Down Al Jazeera Bureau
2. Egypt Shuts Down Al Jazeera Bureau
(The Egyptian authorities are revoking the Al Jazeera Network's licence to broadcast from the country, and will be shutting down its bureau office in Cairo, state television has said.)
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Category: Humanity
3. Russia Seeking April Date For Delayed Space Launch
3. Russia Seeking April Date For Delayed Space Launch
(Russian space officials hope to resolve a communications problem on a Soyuz TMA-21 rocket in time for it to carry a Russian-American crew to the International Space Station in early April.)
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Category: Astronomy
4. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
4. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
(Most glaciers will disappear from the Alps by 2050, scientists told a conference on climate change Monday, basing their bleak outlook on evidence of slow but steady melting of the region's continental ice sheets.)
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5. Budget Cuts To Shut Down CERN Accelerators
5. Budget Cuts To Shut Down CERN Accelerators
(Europe's particle research center CERN unveiled budget cuts Friday that will force it to temporarily close its accelerators for a year in 2012, but said its flagship "Big Bang" machine will mainly be unaffected.)
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Category: Technology
6. Wind Power Without The Blades
6. Wind Power Without The Blades
(New York design firm Atelier DNA has an alternative concept that ditches blades in favor of stalks.)
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7. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
7. 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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8. Speedy Discovery Fuels New Milky Way Mystery
8. 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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Category: Astronomy