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Grocery robots detect spills - with some far-off help

Grocery robots detect spills - with some far-off helpWalmart and Midwestern supermarket chain Schnucks have also deployed robots that help monitor inventory.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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How to see Sunday's super blood wolf moon

How to see Sunday’s super blood wolf moonCalled a super blood wolf moon, the event will be most visible at about 10:30 p.m.
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  • 23 hours, 31 minutes ago
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Researchers encounter huge great white shark

Researchers encounter huge great white sharkTwo shark researchers are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks
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Study: Saturn has spent billions of years without rings

Study: Saturn has spent billions of years without ringsAn Italian-led team reported Thursday that Saturn’s primary rings appear to be just 10 million to 100 million years old.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

Asteroids smacking Earth twice as oftenGiant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don’t worry.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Apps tap growing global pursuit of insect tracking

Apps tap growing global pursuit of insect trackingNew technology makes it easier to log sightings and become part of wide-reaching ‘citizen-scientist’ projects
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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Rome-era tombs discovered in Egypt’s Western Desert

Rome-era tombs discovered in Egypt’s Western DesertArchaeologists uncovered ancient human remains and pottery fragments inside the tombs
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  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Business

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce to become leaner

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforceSpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its roughly 6,000 workers, announcing Friday that it needs to become leaner to accomplish ambitious projects
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Scientists seek ways to take a real measure of pain

Scientists seek ways to take a real measure of painScientists have begun studies of possible markers of pain in hopes of “seeing” the ouch so they can better treat it
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China begins first surface exploration of moon’s far side

China begins first exploration of moon’s far sideA Chinese space rover is the first vessel to touch down and explore the far side of the moon
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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China lunar probe sheds light on the ‘dark’ side of the moon

Chinese probe sheds light on ‘dark’ side of the moonThe landing is the first-ever on the far side of the moon
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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NASA: Icy object past Pluto looks like reddish snowman

NASA: Object past Pluto looks like snowmanA NASA spacecraft traveling 4 billion miles from Earth has sent back its first close-up pictures of the most distant celestial object ever explored
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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NASA spacecraft hurtles toward tiny world beyond Pluto

NASA spacecraft hurtles toward world beyond PlutoThe close encounter comes 3½ years after the probe’s swing past Pluto
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Poll: Most support gene editing to protect babies

Poll: Most support gene editing to protect babiesMost Americans say it’s OK to use gene-editing technology to create babies protected against a variety of diseases
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Pluto explorer ushers in new year at more distant world

Pluto explorer ushers in new year at more distant worldOne billion miles beyond Pluto, Ultima Thule will be the farthest world ever explored by humankind
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Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

Harnessed horse found in ancient Pompeii stableArchaeologists have unearthed the petrified remains of a harnessed horse and saddle in the stable of an ancient villa in a Pompeii suburb.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Mars lander sets quake monitor on planet’s red surface

Mars lander sets quake monitor on planet’s red surfaceInSight’s robotic arm removed the seismometer from the spacecraft deck and set it on the ground Wednesday
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Trump signs order to create US Space Command

Trump signs order to create US Space CommandIt’s an effort to better organize and advance the military’s vast operations in space that could cost as much as $800M
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Trump plans to create unified US Space Command

Trump plans to create unified US Space CommandTrump plans to sign an executive order by year’s end creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command
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Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

Virgin Galactic rocket ship reaches space in test flightThursday’s flight takes Virgin Galactic a big step closer to turning the dream of commercial space tourism into reality
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Cuba diplomats had inner-ear damage early on

Cuba diplomats had inner-ear damage early on“What caused it, who did it, why it was done – we don’t know any of those things,” said Dr. Michael Hoffer
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Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space

NASA’s Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar spaceThe spacecraft is now beyond the outer boundary of the heliosphere, some 11 billion miles from Earth.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at ISSA SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Christmas turkey, fruitcake headed toward space station

Christmas turkey, fruitcake rocketing toward space stationSpaceX launched the holiday shipment on a Falcon 9 rocket, which pierced the clear, chilly sky
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid

NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitorAfter a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft has arrived at the asteroid Bennu, its first visitor in billions of years
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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3 astronauts blast off to International Space Station

3 astronauts blast off to International Space StationThe successful launch follows October’s aborted mission
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China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

China halts work by team on gene-edited babiesVice Minister of Science and Technology Xu Nanping called the team’s actions illegal and said a probe has been ordered
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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