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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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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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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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Hubble spots evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa

By Irene Klotz (Reuters) – Astronomers on Monday said they have spotted evidence of water vapor plumes rising from Jupiter’s moon Europa, a finding that might make it easier to learn whether life exists in the warm, salty ocean hidden … Continue reading

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Leprosy Found in California Child: How Doctors Diagnosed It

Leprosy has been confirmed in one of two California schoolchildren suspected to have the disease, according to CBS Los Angeles. Health officials were first notified in early September about the two possible cases of leprosy, now usually called Hansen’s disease. … Continue reading

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