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1. Asteroid Makes Close Pass In 2029
Posted in Astronomy
On Friday the 13th, 2029 an asteroid will be in our neighborhood.
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2. Human Species 'May Split In Two'
Posted in Medicine and Biology
Humanity may split into two sub-species in 100,000 years' time as predicted by HG Wells, an expert has said.
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3. Detailed Look at the Next Mars Lander
Posted in Astronomy
Phoenix is the first lander ever to furrow into the martian polar surface. Using a lengthy and beefy robotic arm, this probe is stalking subsurface water ice, along with clues to climate change on the planet and a look for cozy nooks that might support life.
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4. Moonbase: In the Dark On Lunar Ice
Posted in Astronomy
Is there ice at the south pole of the moon? NASA may land there regardless of the answer.
4. Moonbase: In the Dark On Lunar Ice
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5. How To Build An Atomic Bomb
Posted in Technology
A detailed guide (with diagrams) on building an atomic bomb.
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6. Activists say No Coal in Italy
Posted in Earth Sciences
Twenty Greenpeace volunteers ... climbed the 250-meter-high chimney of a power plant in Porto Tolle, Italy. They're protesting Italian energy company ENEL's plans to rely on coal for Italy's energy future. Several activists have now occupied the site for nearly 48 hours.
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7. All About Anti-Matter Propulsion
Posted in Astronomy
I would guess antimatter rockets are what the majority of people think about when talking of rockets for the future. This is hardly surprising as it is such an attractive word for the writers of science fiction.
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8. Buried Craters Found on Mars
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Astronomers have peered beneath the smooth surface of baby-face regions of Mars, and what they see isn't pretty.
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9. NASA Makes Plans for Manned Asteroid Mission
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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.
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10. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
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NASA's twin Mars rovers, nearing the third anniversary of their landings, are getting smarter as they get older.
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11. U.S. May List Polar Bear As Threatened Species
Posted in Flora and Fauna
With their icy Arctic habitat melting, polar bears need new protections under the Endangered Species Act, Bush administration officials said on Wednesday in a decision that raised questions about the president's skeptical stance on global warming.
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12. Parrots Possess Advanced Linguistic Skills
Posted in Flora and Fauna
The bird, a captive African grey called N'kisi, has a vocabulary of 950 words, and shows signs of a sense of humour. He invents his own words and phrases if he is confronted with novel ideas with which his existing repertoire.
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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. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
1. 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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Category: Earth Sciences
2. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
2. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
(Libyan troops pushed forward toward the insurgent stronghold of Benghazi on Thursday and launched air raids on its outskirts as Washington raised the possibility of air strikes to stop Muammar Gaddafi's forces.)
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Category: Humanity
3. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
3. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
(Paleontologists can still hear the echo of the death knell that drove the dinosaurs and many other organisms to extinction following an asteroid collision at the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago.)
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Category: Flora and Fauna
4. 1/3 Russians Think Sun Spins Around Earth
4. 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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5. Laws of Physics May Vary Across The Universe
5. 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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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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7. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
7. 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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8. Injured Astronaut Replaced For Next Shuttle Mission
8. 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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Category: Astronomy