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Apollo 11′s Scariest Moments: Perils of the 1st Manned Moon Landing

Apollo 11 was four minutes into its landing sequence when the terse words of its commander, Neil Armstrong, came from the speaker in Mission Control: “Program alarm.” Buzz Aldrin, sitting next to Armstrong in the descending Lunar Module, stared at … Continue reading

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New Schizophrenia Gene Links Uncovered

A new genetic analysis of people with schizophrenia — and the largest study investigating the genetic basis of any psychiatric disorder to date — provides hints that the disease may sometimes be connected with infections as some researchers have long … Continue reading

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Taller, Fatter, Older: How Humans Have Changed in 100 Years

Humans are getting taller; they’re also fatter than ever and live longer than at any time in history. And all of these changes have occurred in the past 100 years, scientists say. So is evolution via natural selection at play … Continue reading

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MH17 Plane Crash Site Seen from Space (Photo)

Satellites have captured images of the scattered debris and charred wreckage from last week’s crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine that killed all 298 people on board. DigitalGlobe, a Colorado-based company, programmed three of the five Earth-watching … Continue reading

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Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission

A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday (July 18) aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences. The workhorse launcher fired … Continue reading

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Boy’s Ear Problems Had Rare Cause: Gut Disease

A 10-year-old boy in North Carolina suffered from ear pain and hearing problems for years before doctors were finally able to crack the case: He did not have an ear condition after all, but an underlying disease in the gut. … Continue reading

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Doctors Can Help Identify Child Sex Trafficking in US

Child sex trafficking crimes occur every day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care and ultimately preventing such crimes, researchers say. Any sexual activity with a minor in exchange for money … Continue reading

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Doctors Can Help Identify Child Sex Trafficking in US

Child sex trafficking crimes occur every day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care and ultimately preventing such crimes, researchers say. Any sexual activity with a minor in exchange for money … Continue reading

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Deadly Coral Diseases Surge Near Dredging Sites

In a first study of its kind, researchers have linked dredging to increased sickness in nearby coral reefs. Researchers studied the effects of such digging operations on the health of corals around Barrow Island, which is located off the west … Continue reading

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Deadly Coral Diseases Surge Near Dredging Sites

In a first study of its kind, researchers have linked dredging to increased sickness in nearby coral reefs. Researchers studied the effects of such digging operations on the health of corals around Barrow Island, which is located off the west … Continue reading

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