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The Human Cell Atlas
June 27th, 2017, 05:54 AM
An international project is set to detail how every cell type in the body functions

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Nuclear Weapons Site Alarms Shut Off; Scientists Inhale Uranium
June 27th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Most scientists were not told of risks for months after 2014 incident; investigation shows more mishaps at Nevada, New Mexico nuclear sites

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Liquid Fuels from Sunshine
June 26th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Artificial-leaf technology converts carbon dioxide to fuels and more

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Noninvasive Biopsies for Identifying Cancer
June 26th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Ultrasensitive blood tests known as liquid biopsies promise to improve diagnosis and care

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10 Emerging Technologies to Watch
June 26th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Innovations that are on the verge of making a difference to society

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World's Largest Wind Turbine Would Be Taller Than the Empire State Building
June 26th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Massive, flexible blades would bend with storm winds like the palm trees that inspired them

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Will Mars Go Mute? NASA's Aging Orbiters May Not Last Long Enough to Support Future Exploration
June 23rd, 2017, 05:54 AM
The space agency does not have a replacement in the works to take over their vital role of relaying communications

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Big Pacific: Photos from One of Earth's Great Oceans
June 22nd, 2017, 05:54 AM
A new book captures the shocking, surprising and stunning life within the Pacific

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Brain-Invading Tapeworm That Eluded Doctors Spotted by New DNA Test
June 22nd, 2017, 05:54 AM
Genetic sequencing of spinal fluid hailed as an advance over standard procedures for diagnosing brain infections

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Quick-Thinking AI Camera Mimics the Human Brain
June 22nd, 2017, 05:54 AM
The device will use artificial neurons and synapses to improve self-driving vehicle and drone performance 

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Watch the Human Brain Come to Life in This Stunning Piece of Art
June 21st, 2017, 05:54 AM
Drawn and etched with algorithms, Greg Dunn’s masterpiece is unique in more ways than one

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Small Steps to Save Energy Exhaust Political Will for Bigger Actions
June 21st, 2017, 05:54 AM
A study in Japan finds that after people unplug appliances and turn down the A-C, they are more resistant to nationwide climate change measures

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Are You a Magnet for Mosquitoes?
June 20th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Researchers are studying the way twins smell for clues about the genetic basis of insect appeal

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World's Most Powerful Particle Collider Taps AI to Expose Hack Attacks
June 19th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Machine learning is crucial to staying ahead of hackers trying to break into at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider’s (LHC) massive worldwide computing grid

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China Shatters "Spooky Action at a Distance" Record, Preps for Quantum Internet
June 15th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Results from the Micius satellite test quantum entanglement, pointing the way toward hack-proof global communications—and a new space race

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Star Trek Legacy Lives On in Space Exploration [Video]
June 15th, 2017, 05:54 AM
A film director, a rocket scientist and two physicists discuss how the television series influenced culture and inspired a generation of scientists

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NASA Hires New Astronauts--but Where Will They Go?
June 15th, 2017, 05:54 AM
The space agency awaits direction from the Trump administration, along with congressional funding to match its ambitions

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Where's My Elephant? High-Tech Collars Track Wildlife in Real Time
June 14th, 2017, 05:54 AM
The devices and accompanying software, now being tested in Kenya and beyond, could help conservationists outsmart poachers

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Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic"
June 14th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Rolling back protections from federal interference in state legalization laws could worsen the opioid overdose crisis

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Fantastic Voyage: Polynesian Seafaring Canoe Completes Its Globe-Circling Journey
June 13th, 2017, 05:54 AM
 The Hōkūleʻa vessel is set to finish its first circumnavigation later this week in Honolulu

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Smell Test May Sniff Out Oncoming Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
June 12th, 2017, 05:54 AM
How an unlikely clue could help solve the mystery of two devastating disorders

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Inside Australia's War on Invasive Species
June 9th, 2017, 05:54 AM
The island country has a long history of unique efforts to battle nonnative animals

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Ancient Fossils from Morocco Mess Up Modern Human Origins
June 8th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Dated to more than 300,000 years ago, the finds raise key questions about the defining features of Homo sapiens and how our kind came to be

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Plastic-Eating Worms Could Inspire Waste-Degrading Tools
June 8th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Wax moth larvae can consume and degrade polyethylene at an impressive rate

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Living Large: How Whales Got to Be So Enormous
June 7th, 2017, 05:54 AM
A new theory traces their gargantuan size to changing food sources during ice ages

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