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Solar-powered plane lands in Arizona on round-the-world flight

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A solar-powered airplane midway through a historic bid to circle the globe completed the tenth leg of its journey on Monday, landing in Arizona after a 16-hour flight from California, the project team … Continue reading

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Newly discovered planets may boost search for life beyond Earth

This artist’s impression shows an imagined view of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth that were discovered using a specialist telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatoryin Chile, according to new findings by an … Continue reading

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Solar-powered plane departs California on round-the-world flight

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A solar-powered airplane midway through an attempt to circle the globe began the next leg of its history-making journey on Monday, departing northern California on a relatively short 16-hour flight to Arizona, the … Continue reading

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To Motivate Kids, Don’t Dwell on Their Failures

The way you view failure may influence how your children view their own abilities, a new study finds. The researchers set out to study what influences children’s view of their intelligence; some kids see their intelligence as fixed, while others … Continue reading

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Science Explains Why Your Mom Calls You by Your Brother’s Name

The next time your mom calls you by your brother’s name (or even your dog’s name), don’t be offended — she’s probably not doing it because she thinks you look like him, a new study finds. Such “misnamings,” or when … Continue reading

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Buddhist Sculptures Discovered in Ruins of Ancient Shrine

This sculpture, uncovered in the ancient city of Bazira, tells a Buddhist story involving Siddhartha, who later became the Gautama Buddha.More Sculptures and carvings dating back more than 1,700 years have been discovered in the remains of a shrine and … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Migrated Out of Europe as Ancient Supercontinent Broke Up

Between 230 million and 66 million years ago, dinosaurs plodded across the supercontinent Pangea, and migrated from Europe to other parts of the world. Now, by gathering and comparing all the data about their fossils, paleontologists have been able to … Continue reading

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Portable Device Can Test If Your Food Is Gluten-Free

This portable gluten tester from 6SensorLabs can detect if a food has 20 parts per million or more of gluten.More For people with gluten allergies or celiac disease, the idea of eating out in restaurants can be terrifying. It typically … Continue reading

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Jellyfish from Outer Space? Amazing Glowing Creature Spotted

On April 24, 2016, scientists spotted this bizarre jellyfish around the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.More With red and yellow lights seeming to glow inside its bulbous body, a newfound jellyfish looks more alien spaceship than deep-sea cnidarian. Using … Continue reading

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Second stage of European-Russian mission to Mars delayed until 2020: Roscosmos

The Proton-M rocket, carrying the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft to Mars, blasts off from the launchpad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Shamil ZhumatovMore MOSCOW (Reuters) – The second stage of a joint European-Russian mission to search for signs … Continue reading

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