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  • Stunning Hubble Telescope View Reveals Deep View of Universe (Video, Image)

    A new photo from NASA's Hubble space telescope captures a variety of celestial objects both near and far, providing a glimpse of many different stages of cosmic history all at once. The Hubble image, released Thursday (April 17), is a 14-hour exposure that shows objects about 1 billion times…

    SPACE.com
  • Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights

    By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations. President Dilma Rousseff, who was the target of U.S.…

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  • Hot Tchaikovsky: Fertile Women Prefer Complex Composers

    In a 2012 study published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers played tunes of various complexity for women in different phases of their menstrual cycle and found that they had no preference for complexity around the time of ovulation, when they were most fertile. Now, one of the authors of that…

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  • Sub records detailed images of WWII wreck

    BOSTON (AP) — An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster's 70th anniversary.

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    Risk of Powerful Asteroid Hitting Earth Higher Than Previously Thought

    Twenty-six powerful explosions in the Earth`s atmosphere that have occurred since the year 2000 -- each the result of a space rock slamming into our planet. Carolyn Costello reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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  • Boeing-Built Fighter Jets Could Launch US Military Satellites Into Space

    The United States military's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) gave Boeing a $30.6 million contract last month to develop a 24-foot (7.3-meter) launch vehicle that would attach to the bottom of an F-15E Strike Eagle.   The concept calls for the jet to drop this vehicle when it…

    SPACE.com
  • 5 Miserable Afflictions to Avoid This Spring

    As joyful and gorgeous it may be, spring brings its own share of seasonal maladies, and nothing can kill the buzz of spring like an allergy or a bacterial infection. Then there are medications to ease allergic reactions,such as nasal steroids and antihistamines, Nish said.

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  • Why Google Is Sending Its Smartphones Into Space

    Using custom-built smartphones, Google and NASA are developing smart robots to work on menial tasks at the International Space Station

    BusinessWeek
  • How Creative Are You? Here's One Way to Find Out

    The Art Institutes schools are offering courses in a variety of programs designed to help budding artists begin their creative journeys. Learn more.

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  • Kitchen Recipe for Graphene Wonder Material Developed

    Graphene, single-atom-thick sheets of pure carbon, is lighter than steel but many times stronger, with better electrical conductivity than copper. One day graphene could support flexible electronics, solid lubricants and even a space elevator. But before that happens the stuff must be…

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  • Bionics to Track Your Health

    In the future, implants as thin as tattoos and devices that dissolve in the body could help personalize medical treatment.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Emirati firm promises to send citizen into space

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

    Associated Press
  • Biodiversity Benefits Society in Surprising Ways

    This Behind the Scenes article was provided to Live Science in partnership with the National Science Foundation. Every organism on Earth, from microbes to plants to large predators, has evolved unique survival mechanisms and distinct ecological roles. For decades, the National Science Foundation…

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  • How to Steal a Submarine: Call the CIA and Howard Hughes

    Ever have a hankering to steal a submarine — maybe a sunken Soviet model loaded with nuclear warheads — but you just weren't sure how to do it? After a Soviet Golf II submarine carrying four-megaton nuclear warheads and a crew of 70 sank in the Pacific Ocean in 1968, the Soviet Navy failed to…

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  • Chardonnay Flour and Other Agricultural Tech, Brought to You by the USDA

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has long staffed its own labs, is establishing a privately run research branch

    BusinessWeek
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    Why Do Some People Become Alcoholics? - Discovery News

    Alcoholism is commonly misunderstood, but is also a very serious issue all across the globe. What causes some people to become alcoholics and not others? Trace explains what it means to be an addict, and the issue has a strong root in the brain.

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  • What Your Sleeping Style Reveals About Your Relationship

    Are you a creative person stuck in an unhappy relationship? Your preferred sleeping position may reveal the answers to these questions, and other secrets about your personality and relationship. In a survey, 1,000 people reported their preferred sleeping positions, and also gave information about…

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  • Listen to 'Space Project' make music from Voyager spacecraft recordings

    Portland-based Lefse Records has released Space Project, a compilation of songs that use recordings from the Voyager 1 and 2 space probes. The album, which entered stores on April 19th, features tracks from 14 different artists including Porcelain Raft, The Antlers, Youth Lagoon, Blues Control and…

    The Verge
  • Avaz Raises $550K In Seed To Help Autistic Children Communicate Using Visual Tools

    Over half a million children with autism in the next decade will become adults, underscoring a growing challenge that needs to be dealt in the future. But with 1 in 68 children now affected with Autism, it’s already the most prevalent neurological disorder in the world that needs more innovations…

    TechCrunch
  • U.S. agencies back DigitalGlobe bid to sell sharper images

    By Warren Strobel and Andrea Shalal TAMPA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. intelligence community has thrown its support behind a bid by commercial space imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc to sell higher resolution images from its satellites, the leading U.S. intelligence official said Tuesday.…

    Reuters
  • Risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought, study shows

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The chance of a city-killing asteroid striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday. A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26…

    Reuters
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