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1. COROT To Scout For Rocky Planets Around Other Stars
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Rocky planets not much bigger than Earth could be detected by a space telescope called COROT set to launch on 27 December.
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2. Moths Drink The Tears Of Sleeping Birds
Posted in Flora and Fauna
A species of moth drinks tears from the eyes of sleeping birds using a fearsome proboscis shaped like a harpoon, scientists have revealed.
2. Moths Drink The Tears Of Sleeping Birds
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3. Huge Plant-Eating Dinosaur Unearthed In Spain
Posted in Flora and Fauna
Scientists in Spain have found the fossilized remains of one of the largest animals ever to walk the Earth, a gargantuan plant-eating dinosaur up to 125 feet long and weighing as much as seven elephants.
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4. Florida Homecoming Caps Shuttle Mission
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Space shuttle Discovery flew through gray Florida skies and safely touched down on a Kennedy Space Center runway at twilight on Friday to cap a 13-day mission to continue construction of the International Space Station.
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5. Giant Squid Caught On Video By Japanese Scientists
Posted in Flora and Fauna
Its mass of reddish tentacles flailing, a giant squid fought a losing battle to evade capture in a video unveiled by Japanese scientists on Friday.
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6. Unseasonable Flowering In The Netherlands
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Observers in the Netherlands reported that more than 240 wild plant species were flowering in December, along with more than 200 cultivated species. According to biologist Arnold van Vliet of Wageningen University, this unseasonable flowering is being caused by extremely high autumn temperatures.
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7. Bears Have Stopped Hibernating
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Bears have stopped hibernating in the mountains of northern Spain, scientists revealed yesterday, in what may be one of the strongest signals yet of how much climate change is affecting the natural world.
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8. Spain Set For Warmest Year On Record
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This year is on track to be the warmest on record in Spain, a country which was already hot before global warming set in, the government said on Tuesday.
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9. Floods Hit South Malaysia, 30,000 Flee Homes
Posted in Earth Sciences
Southern Malaysia has been hit by the heaviest rains in 100 years this week and resultant flooding has forced about 30,000 people to flee their homes, news reports said on Wednesday.
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10. Discovery Set to Leave Space Station
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Space shuttle Discovery's astronauts have rewired the space station, managed three spacewalks, and now completed the most difficult task of their mission: getting a stubborn, solar array folded up during an impromptu fourth spacewalk.
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11. NASA, Google Aim For Virtual Space Travel Online
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Web surfers may soon be able to explore the canyons of Mars and experience a virtual flight over the surface of the moon thanks to a deal announced on Monday between Web search company Google Inc. and the NASA Ames Research Center.
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12. Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries Of 2006
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From the discovery of 100,000 year old shell beads in the Middle East to the uncovering of the first Egyptian Tomb since King Tut, these are the top 10 archaeological finds of 2006.
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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. Arsenic-Munching Germ Discovered
1. Arsenic-Munching Germ Discovered
(A strange, salty lake in California has yielded an equally strange bacterium that thrives on arsenic and redefines life as we know it, researchers reported on Thursday.)
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Category: Flora and Fauna
2. U.S. Downplays Chinese Stealth Fighter
2. U.S. Downplays Chinese Stealth Fighter
(China is still years away from being able to field a stealth aircraft, despite the disclosure of images indicating that it appears to have a working prototype, Pentagon officials said on Wednesday.)
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3. Major Civil Unrest In Egypt
3. Major Civil Unrest In Egypt
(President Hosni Mubarak sent troops backed by armored cars into Cairo and other Egyptian cities on Friday in an attempt to quell street fighting and mass protests demanding an end to his 30-year rule.)
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4. Looters Smash Egyptian Treasures and Mummies
4. Looters Smash Egyptian Treasures and Mummies
(Looters broke into the Cairo museum housing the world's greatest collection of Pharaonic treasures, smashing several statues and damaging two mummies, while police battled anti-government protesters on the streets.)
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5. Researchers Find Alarming Decline in Bumblebees
5. Researchers Find Alarming Decline in Bumblebees
(Four previously abundant species of bumblebee are close to disappearing in the United States, researchers reported on Monday in a study confirming that the agriculturally important bees are being affected worldwide.)
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6. Iran's First Nuclear Plant Is Operational
6. Iran's First Nuclear Plant Is Operational
(Iran said Saturday its first atomic power plant built by Russia in Bushehr has begun operations, ahead of a new round of talks with Western powers over the country's controversial nuclear drive.)
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7. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
7. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
(Even as workers race to prevent the radioactive cores of the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan from melting down, concerns are growing that nearby pools holding spent fuel rods could pose an even greater danger. )
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8. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
8. 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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