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Science Says: Tiny ‘water bears’ can teach us about survival

Tiny ‘water bears’ can teach us about survivalTardigrades can weather extreme heat, cold, radiation and even the vacuum of space
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
World

Smoke forces emergency ascent for sub in Indian Ocean

Smoke forces emergency ascent for sub in Indian OceanA British scientist and her American pilot made an emergency ascent from 328 feet beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean after smoke filled cockpit
  • World
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Science

Japan to make crater on asteroid to sample its inside

Japan to make crater on asteroid to sample its insideHayabusa2 made history Feb. 22 when it touched down on the boulder-rich asteroid, where it collected surface fragments
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Science

US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmonU.S. regulators on Friday gave the green light to salmon genetically modified to grow about twice as fast as normal
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Science

SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown

SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdownSpaceX’s swanky new crew capsule has returned to Earth, ending its first test flight with an old-fashioned splashdown
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

SpaceX launches high-stakes test flight to international station

SpaceX launches high-stakes test flightThe only passenger flying to the International Space Station was a test dummy, named Ripley after the “Alien” character
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Prof who popularized term ‘global warming’ dies at 87

Prof who popularized term ‘global warming’ dies at 87Wallace Smith Broecker’s 1975 paper correctly predicted rising carbon dioxide levels would lead to pronounced warming
  • Nation
  • 1 month ago
Technology

Potential privacy lapse found in Americans’ 2010 census data

Potential privacy lapse found in Americans’ 2010 census dataSo far, only internal hacking teams have discovered such details at possible risk
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Researchers find clues depression may speed brain aging

Researchers find clues depression may speed brain agingDepression has long been linked to certain cognitive problems.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Science

NASA’s ‘space snowman’ has flat, not round, behind

NASA’s ‘space snowman’ has flat, not round, behindNew photos from the New Horizons spacecraft offer a new perspective on the small cosmic body 4 billion miles away
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Science

Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debate

Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debateAs people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man’s best friend is under the microscope, too
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Science

Tests suggest 1st ‘in body’ gene editing achieved

Tests suggest 1st ‘in body’ gene editing achievedScientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA to try to treat a disease
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Environment

Science Says: Get used to polar vortex outbreaks

Science Says: Get used to polar vortex outbreaksThe dreaded polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to the Midwest thanks to a sudden blast of warm air in the Arctic
  • Environment
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

Faraway space snowman is pitted and has bright ‘collar’

Space snowman is pitted, has bright ‘collar’The space snowman visited by NASA on New Year’s Day is pitted all over and has a bright “collar” between its two fused spheres
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

Archaeologists find ancient tombs in Nile Delta

Archaeologists find ancient tombs in Nile DeltaThe tombs date back to the Second Intermediate Period, 1782-1570 B.C.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

Total lunar eclipse features blood-red supermoon bonus

Lunar eclipse features blood-red bonusIt year’s first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Science

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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  • 2 months ago
Michigan

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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  • 2 months ago
Science

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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  • 2 months ago
Science

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 months ago
Science

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 months ago
Science

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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  • 2 months ago
Science

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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  • 2 months 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
  • Business
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Science

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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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Science

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 months, 2 weeks ago
Science

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 months, 2 weeks ago
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