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  • CDC Closes Labs After Accidents With Flu, Anthrax Samples

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordered a moratorium on shipping samples from its high-security labs and said it would review safety procedures after two accidents with anthrax and flu samples....

    The Wall Street Journal
  • A rocket scientist at Oxford University is designing better cookware

    What do rocket scientists do in their spare time? Design cookware, apparently. A Oxford University professor has created a new kind of saucepan that heats up 30-percent faster than traditional cookware. ...

    Engadget
  • 10 Coolest Cars Under $25,000

    You don't have to spend a fortune to ride in style. We list this year's cars that are sure to make your friends jealous of your cool factor.

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  • [video] The fight against Alzheimer's

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports there are currently 67 medicines in development for Alzheimer's, with the biggest players in the space including Eli Lilly, Roche/Genentech and Biogen.

    CNBC
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    Mystery Space Signal Baffles Scientists

    A mystery burst of radio waves has scientists saying it came from beyond the Milky Way, but what was it? Cornell University astronomy professor James Cordes explains the science on the News Hub with Sara Murray.

    WSJ Live
  • Adélie Penguin Census Shows Seabirds Are Thriving

    For the first time, researchers have counted all the world's Adélie penguins—a sprightly seabird considered a bellwether of climate change—and discovered that millions of them are thriving in and around ...

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Questions and answers about saltwater spills

    An estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater generated by oil drilling has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, company and tribal officials say, and federal authorities are investigating whether any of the liquid reached Lake Sakakawea, one of the nation's largest man-made lakes. Here are some…

    Associated Press
  • Sanofi dengue vaccine promising but questions remain

    By Natalie Huet PARIS (Reuters) - The first vaccine against dengue fever, from France's Sanofi, provided moderate protection in a large clinical study, but questions remain as to how well it can help fight the world's fastest-growing tropical disease. The late-stage trial involved 10,275 healthy…

    Reuters
  • Elon Musk Donates $1 Million to New Tesla Museum

    For his 158th birthday, Nikola Tesla got a day named in his honor and a new science museum with $1 million in funding from billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. Musk, the CEO of electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket company SpaceX, pledged the money in support of a new Tesla museum to be built…

    LiveScience.com
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  • Here’s Another Thing About the Birds and the Bees—Pesticides Are Killing Both

    A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature suggests that a dramatic drop in populations of farmland birds in the Netherlands is likely tied to the use of neonicotinoids—the same class of systemic pesticide implicated in honeybee population declines. David Goulson, a professor at the…

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  • How Spaceflight Software Helps Fight Bank Fraud

    The same technology that controls spacecraft circling hundreds of miles above Earth is now being used to sniff out bank fraud. Space exploration software has already been adapted for other uses such as brain scans, but now it's been translated into a sophisticated system called Feedzai that is…

    SPACE.com
  • Combining vaccines may help eradicate polio

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the crippling disease, scientists said on Friday. British and Indian researchers said the…

    Reuters
  • Commercial space race: US lags Europe

    The space race has moved on from the battle between Cold War rivals, to a contest between companies to get ahead in the commercial space market.

    CNBC
  • Regeneron Picked a Heck of a Day to Announce Good News

    With stocks selling off and biotech giants like Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Biogen Idec (BIIB) falling, Regeneron (REGN) picked a heck of a day to deliver good news. The biotech giant and its partner Sanofi ...

    Barrons.com
  • Hubble Telescope's 'Pillars of Creation' Remade in Computer Simulation

    An astronomer has recreated the famous "Pillars of Creation" using a computer. In 1995, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope trained its gaze on a stellar nursery inside the Eagle Nebula, a billowing could of gas and dust about 7,000 light-years from Earth. The resulting image, dubbed "The Pillars of…

    SPACE.com
  • All New 2014 Transit Connect

    If youre looking for a work van, you can get advice from your brother or from an economist. The numbers dont lie. Come see what we mean by that.

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  • The Internet Really Has Changed Everything -- Maybe Even What We Find Sexy

    Which face do you find sexier -- the one on the left, or the one on the right? What about these faces? Given that you have access to the internet -- a safe assumption since you made it to this page -- there's a good chance that you went for the faces on the left of each pair. But get this. If you…

    Huffington Post
  • That Woman in Red May Spur Female Jealousy

    It sounds a bit like a bad romantic comedy plot point, but color really can influence people's emotions and behavior, said study researcher Adam Pazda, a graduate student in psychology at the University of Rochester. "You see that there is a huge reluctance to introduce or let a boyfriend spend…

    LiveScience.com
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    Former Live-In Nanny Who Wouldn't Leave Speaks

    Diane Stretton says the Bracamontes called her a dog, swore at her and put dog food outside her room.

    ABC News Videos
  • Spectacular 'Supermoon' Rises This Weekend

    You might want to step outside tomorrow night (July 12), when a bulging "supermoon" will rise in the evening sky. At this point, known as "perigee," the moon is about 30,000 miles (50,000 kilometers) closer to the planet than at its farthest point, or "apogee." [In Photos: Glitzy Images of a…

    LiveScience.com
  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites....

    Los Angeles Times
  • Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.

    Associated Press
  • Find the Right Tire on the Michelin Official Site

    Browse High-Quality Michelin Tires. Find Local Dealers. View Tire Specifications & Pricing. Learn about the Michelin Promise Plan Warranty.

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