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Jaw-dropping Aurora View Wins 2014 Astronomy Photo Contest

A bright green aurora reflects off a glacial lake against the backdrop of a snow-covered mountain range in an incredible photo that took home first prize in an astrophotography competition. Representatives of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, have awarded … Continue reading

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Scientists Lead Huge Climate Change March in NYC

NEW YORK — Lab-coat-clad and picket-sign-wielding scientists were on the frontlines of the People’s Climate Change march yesterday (Sept. 21) along with hordes of students and others concerned about the planet’s changing climate. The march, organized to bring more public … Continue reading

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Tiny Implants Could Give Humans Self-Healing Superpowers

Wolverine, Ghost Rider, the Incredible Hulk — all of these characters have at least one awesome trait in common: the ability to heal themselves. And now, the Pentagon wants to give ordinary people this superhuman capability. A new military-sponsored program … Continue reading

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Tiny Implants Could Give Humans Self-Healing Superpowers

Wolverine, Ghost Rider, the Incredible Hulk — all of these characters have at least one awesome trait in common: the ability to heal themselves. And now, the Pentagon wants to give ordinary people this superhuman capability. A new military-sponsored program … Continue reading

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Keep Your Pants, and Your Dignity, at the Hospital

Although the white coats that doctors wear have been scrutinized for their authoritarian look, the open-in-the-back gowns that hospital patients wear, and the effect these gowns have on patients’ dignity and state-of-mind while in the hospital, have gone largely unexamined. … Continue reading

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Keep Your Pants, and Your Dignity, at the Hospital

Although the white coats that doctors wear have been scrutinized for their authoritarian look, the open-in-the-back gowns that hospital patients wear, and the effect these gowns have on patients’ dignity and state-of-mind while in the hospital, have gone largely unexamined. … Continue reading

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SpaceX breaks ground on Texas orbital launch facility

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – Privately owned SpaceX started construction in south Texas on Monday for what the company said will be the first private commercial orbital launch facility in the world. Space Exploration Technologies Corp, the company’s … Continue reading

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SpaceX breaks ground on Texas orbital launch facility

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – Privately owned SpaceX started construction in south Texas on Monday for what the company said will be the first private commercial orbital launch facility in the world. Space Exploration Technologies Corp, the company’s … Continue reading

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SpaceX breaks ground on Texas orbital launch facility

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – Privately owned SpaceX started construction in south Texas on Monday for what the company said will be the first private commercial orbital launch facility in the world. Space Exploration Technologies Corp, the company’s … Continue reading

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India’s Mars mission a step closer to success with engine test

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian scientists successfully tested the main engine of a spacecraft bound for Mars on Monday and performed a course correction that puts the low-cost project on track to enter the red planet’s orbit. … Continue reading

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