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1st total solar eclipse in 99 years to sweep U.S.

1st total solar eclipse in 99 years to sweep width of U.S.No tickets are required for this Monday matinee, just special eclipse glasses so you don’t ruin your eyes
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DNA shows early spread of cats in human world

Science says DNA shows early spread of cats in human worldA DNA study reached back thousands of years and found evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East
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KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space

KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloonKFC plans to make a space pioneer out of a chicken sandwich next week
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Musk’s SpaceX joins the military
SpaceX’s first gig for the military was in May when it launched a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office

Musk’s SpaceX joins the militarySpaceX’s first gig for the military was in May when it launched a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office
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NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicantsMore than 18,300 people threw their hats into the space ring
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Earliest human fossils found in Morocco

Earliest human fossils found in MoroccoHow long has our species been around? New fossils are pushing the evidence back by about 100,000 years
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SpaceX Dragon makes repeat delivery to Space Station

SpaceX Dragon makes repeat delivery to Space StationThe Americans on the space station used a robot arm to capture the Dragon as the craft soared above the South Atlantic
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SpaceX launches 1st recycled supply ship

SpaceX launches 1st recycled supply shipSpaceX launched its first recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station on Saturday
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Space capsule with 2 astronauts returns to Earth

Space capsule with 2 astronauts returns to EarthRussia’s Oleg Novitsky and Thomas Pesquet of France descended under a red-and-white parachute and landed on schedule
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Science: Weather forecasts improve, under the radar

Science says: Weather forecasts improve, under the radarModern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better
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SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA

SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASAThe milestone comes just two months after the launch of its first reused rocket booster
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NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next yearScheduled to launch in summer 2018, the Solar Probe Plus will fly within 4 million miles of the sun’s surface
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Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles

Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s polesNASA’s Juno spacecraft spotted the chaotic weather once it began skimming the giant gas planet’s cloud tops last year
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Survey: Honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

Survey: Honeybee losses improve from horrible to badThe annual survey released Thursday found beekeepers lost 21 percent of their colonies over last winter
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Alaska hosts plate tectonics research effort

Alaska aquiver: State hosts plate tectonics research effortAlaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined
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Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs

Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairsTesting confirmed the new unit worked, restoring full redundancy to the system
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After 9 months in space, mouse sperm yield healthy mice
The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the International Space Station and returned to Earth in 2014

After 9 months in space, mouse sperm yield healthy miceThe freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the International Space Station and returned to Earth in 2014
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NASA orders urgent repairs at space station

NASA orders up urgent spacewalking repairs at space stationOn Tuesday, two astronauts will venture out to replace a data relay box that broke over the weekend
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NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket

NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019The first launch had been targeted for next year, but is now off until 2019
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Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by astronauts

Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronautsAn equipment water leak had stalled a spacewalk by two U.S. astronauts at the International Space Station
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Scientists name dino for ‘Ghostbusters’ monster

Scientists name newly ID’d dino for ‘Ghostbusters’ monsterScientists in Toronto have named a newly identified dinosaur after a monster from the original “Ghostbusters” film
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Scientists reveal more on human-like species

Scientists in South Africa reveal more on human-like speciesThere is evidence indicating the creature was alive at the same time as the first humans in Africa
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Michigan

Northern Michigan University to debut new ‘body farm’

Northern Michigan University to debut new ‘body farm’There are currently eight “body farms” across the globe, but all of those are in moderate to warm climates
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SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for U.S.

SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for U.S. governmentThe unmanned Falcon 9 rocket lifted off Monday morning from its NASA-leased pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida
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World

Weird, wired wins against invasive species

Weird, wired wins against invasive speciesIn the fight against alien animals that invade and overrun native species, thinking outside the cage works
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Spacecraft survives trip between Saturn, rings

Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, ringsFlight controllers regained contact with Cassini, a day after it became the first craft to cross this hazardous region
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Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, study says

Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study saysA startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought
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