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Factbox: Nestle Health Science key investments

(Reuters) – Nestle believes its Health Science unit will eventually generate annual sales of 10 billion Swiss francs ($10.3 billion). It already has sales of more than 2 billion francs. Here are some of its recent deals: – Sept 2016: … Continue reading

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Rosetta sent on collision course to surface of comet

BERLIN (Reuters) – European scientists have sent the Rosetta spacecraft on its final, one-way journey to the surface of a comet, after a historic 12-year mission to discover the secrets of the dusty, icy bodies. The Rosetta spacecraft has been … Continue reading

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Scientists: World likely won't avoid dangerous warming mark

FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2015, file photo, French President Francois Hollande, right, French Foreign Minister and president of the COP21 Laurent Fabius, second right, United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres, left, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon … Continue reading

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Global warming to breach 2C limit by 2050 unless tougher action – study

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – Global warming is on track to breach a 2 degrees Celsius threshold by 2050 unless governments at least double their efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said on Thursday. Plans by almost 200 … Continue reading

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Scientists bid farewell to comet probe, eye more discoveries

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists are saying their final farewells to the Rosetta space probe ahead of its planned crash-landing on a comet. The probe was launched in 2004 and took a decade to reach comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, where it released a … Continue reading

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Schedule of Nobel Prize 2016 announcements

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s annual crop of Nobel Prizes for achievements in science, literature and peace is announced in the coming days, beginning with the medicine prize. Oct. 3 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (announced in Stockholm at 1030 … Continue reading

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Scientists fix fractures with 3D-printed synthetic bone

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists in the United States have successfully treated broken spines and skulls in animals using 3D-printed synthetic bone, opening the possibility of future personalized bone implants for humans to fix dental, spinal other bone … Continue reading

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The World's Most Innovative Universities – 2016

By David Ewalt (Reuters) – In the fast-changing world of science and technology, if you’re not innovating, you’re falling behind. That’s one of the key findings of The Reuters 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities. Now in its second year, … Continue reading

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Billionaire Elon Musk outlines plans for humans to colonize Mars

By Irene Klotz GUADALAJARA, Mexico (Reuters) – SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk … Continue reading

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Elon Musk outlines Mars colonization plan

By Irene Klotz GUADALAJARA, Mexico (Reuters) – SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk … Continue reading

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