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Scientist invents tough, light metal alloy

Scientist invents tough, light metal alloyThe unique alloy blends chromium, cobalt, iron, manganese and silicon.
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Scientists harness neutrinos to study universe

Scientists harness neutrinos to study universeUsing neutrinos marks the beginning of a new era of astrophysical research that doesn’t rely solely on light.
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‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

Ancient ‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last mealScientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps
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Oldest stone tools outside Africa are found in China

Oldest stone tools outside Africa are found in ChinaThe items included several chipped rocks, fragments and hammer stones.
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China find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlierStone tools recovered in China suggest our evolutionary forerunners trekked out of Africa earlier than we thought
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NASA’s Kepler Telescope almost out of fuel

NASA’s Kepler Telescope almost out of fuelFlight controllers placed the planet-hunting spacecraft into hibernation last week to save energy.
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Astronomers report image of 1st baby planet forming

Astronomers report 1st image of baby planet being formedAstronomers say they’ve captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star
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SpaceX delivers ice cream, mice, AI robot to ISS

SpaceX delivers ice cream, mice, AI robot to space stationThe Dragon capsule reached the station three days after launching from Cape Canaveral
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SpaceX launches AI robot, strong coffee for crew

SpaceX launches AI robot, strong coffee for station crewA SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite roared back into action Friday
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Scientists track bird flu virus in huge migration

Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migrationHuge flocks of famished birds scour the sands of Delaware Bay for horseshoe crab eggs every spring
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More delay for NASA’s next-generation space telescope

More delay, cost for NASA’s next-generation space telescopeNASA’s next-generation space telescope has been delayed yet again at a staggering cost of $1 million a day
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Comet or asteroid? Scientists ID interstellar visitor

Comet or asteroid? Scientists ID interstellar visitorTelescopes first spotted the mysterious cigar-shaped object last October as it zipped through the inner solar system
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Japan space probe arrives at asteroid

Japan space probe arrives at asteroid to collect samplesA Japanese space probe arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3 1/2-year journey to undertake a first-ever experiment
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Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock concert field

Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock ’69 concert fieldThe main mission was to help map out more exactly where The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin wowed crowds
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Scientists looking for global warming signs
It’s been 30 years since much of the world learned that global warming had arrived.

Scientists looking for global warming signsIt’s been 30 years since much of the world learned that global warming had arrived.
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Trump tells Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’

Trump tells Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’Trump says the United States will “be the leader by far” in space and looks to revive the flagging space program
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NASA’s record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

NASA’s record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronautNASA’s record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent more time off the planet than any other American
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NASA rover falls silent as dust storm envelops Mars

NASA rover falls silent as dust storm envelops MarsNASA officials said Wednesday they’re hopeful the Opportunity rover will survive the storm.
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Melting of Antarctica speeding up, worrying scientists

Melting of Antarctica is speeding up, worrying scientistsThe melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate, with about 3 trillion tons of ice disappearing since 1992
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New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

New Mars discoveries advance case for possible lifeScientists reported NASA’s Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient Martian lakebed
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Study says tropical cyclones slowing

Study says tropical cyclones slowingStorms in the last few years were moving about 10 percent slower globally than in the late 1940s and 1950s.
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Israel opening nature museum, with evolution exhibit

Israel opening nature museum, with evolution exhibitThe facility aims to increase scientific education despite religious opposition to the theory of evolution
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Space station accepts special delivery from Virginia

Space station accepts special delivery from VirginiaA commercial cargo ship arrived at the orbiting lab Thursday, three days after launching from Wallops Island
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Greco-Roman era building discovered in Egypt

Greco-Roman era building discovered in EgyptThe Antiquities Ministry said the building was found in the Sa El-Hagar archaeological site in Gharbia province
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Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samplesResearchers will take samples of Scotland’s Loch Ness and use DNA tests to determine what species live there
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Jupiter’s backward-flying asteroid from another system

Jupiter’s backward-flying asteroid from another star systemScientists say an asteroid sharing Jupiter’s orbit, but in reverse, actually hails from a neighboring star system
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NASA’s Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station suppliesThe Antares rocket blasted off from Wallops Island before dawn, treating early risers to a cosmic light show
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