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1. Authorities Find U.S. Home Hit By Meteorite
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A metallic rock that smashed through the roof of a home in New Jersey was a meteorite, authorities said on Friday.
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2. China's Largest Lake May Vanish In 200 Years
Posted in Earth Sciences
China's largest lake, holy to Tibetans but suffering from global warming and desertification, may vanish in two centuries even as the government pledges $870 million to stop it shrinking, Xinhua news agency said on Friday.
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3. Astronomers Discovered 10 Billion Trillion Trillion Carat Diamond
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The cosmic diamond is a chunk of crystallised carbon, 4,000 km across, some 50 light-years from the Earth in the constellation Centaurus.
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4. Amazon Boss Shows Off Spacecraft
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The billionaire founder of amazon.com has released the first images of the launch of a private spacecraft that could bring space travel to the masses.
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5. DNA So Dangerous It Does Not Exist
Posted in Medicine and Biology
Could there be forbidden sequences in the genome - ones so harmful that they are not compatible with life?
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6. Lost Lakes Of Titan Are Found At Last
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Lakes of methane have been spotted on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, boosting the theory that this strange, distant world bears beguiling similarities to Earth, according to a new study.
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7. New Species Of Lizard Found In Borneo
Posted in Flora and Fauna
Chris Austin, assistant curator of herpetology at LSU's Museum of Natural Science, or LSUMNS, and adjunct professor in biological sciences, recently discovered a new species of lizard while conducting field research in Borneo.
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8. Gene-Engineered Cattle Resist Mad Cow Disease
Posted in Medicine and Biology
U.S. and Japanese scientists reported on Sunday that they had used genetic engineering to produce cattle that resist mad cow disease.
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9. 'Perfect Storm' Brews Over Australia's West
Posted in Earth Sciences
Tropical Cyclone Isobel crossed the northwest Australian coast on Wednesday, causing little damage, but weather forecasters warned it may now link up with a deep depression inland to create a destructive "perfect storm".
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10. After Kardashev: Farewell To Super Civilizations
Posted in Technology
An easy to read research paper that discusses modelling civilizations according to parameters other than just energy consumption.
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11. Molecular Anatomy Of Influenza Virus Detailed
Posted in Medicine and Biology
Scientists have succeeded in imaging, in unprecedented detail, the virus that causes influenza.
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12. New Way To Form Black Hole Uncovered
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Nature has again thrown astronomers for a loop. Just when they thought they understood how gamma-ray bursts formed, they have uncovered what appears to be evidence for a new kind of cosmic explosion. These seem to arise when a newly born black hole swallows most of the matter from its doomed parent star.
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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. 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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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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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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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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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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