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  • Possible Mars Mission 'Showstopper': Vision Risks for Astronauts

    Mars may possess a stark and austere beauty, but a manned Red Planet mission will likely not be easy on the eyes. Recently, scientists have begun realizing that spaceflight can cause serious and perhaps permanent vision problems in astronauts. NASA researchers are working hard to understand the…

    SPACE.com
  • The Future of Streaming Music

    "If the recording industry has its way, music ownership will give way to a model completely based on access, but with an important shift. Like many other modern industries, the recording industry is doubling down on big data, giving their catalogs to the coders, and betting on a future of…

    The Atlantic
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  • Follow the money

    Coming off of Q1, the fund industry has seen decent flows in both the equity and bond markets.

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  • How Chinese offshore data became interactive

    Behind a simple display was months of concerted work by journalists in at least ten countries.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Diabetes-Related Problems Drop Over Last 2 Decades

    The findings "show that we have come a long way in preventing complications and improving quality of life for people with diabetes," study researcher Edward Gregg, a senior epidemiologist in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, said in a statement. In fact, the total number of strokes,…

    LiveScience.com
  • French parliament bans cultivation of GM maize

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's lower house of parliament adopted a law on Tuesday prohibiting the cultivation of any variety of genetically modified maize, saying it posed a risk to the environment. France adopted a decree last month to halt the planting of Monsanto's insect-resistant MON810 maize, the…

    Reuters
  • Japanese Internet firms offer something new: high returns

    By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not known for - high returns. After a slow start, the index is attracting attention after Japan's…

    Reuters
  • M.I.T.’s Alex Pentland: Measuring Idea Flows to Accelerate Innovation

    Alex Pentland says data, sensors and smartphones are opening the door to what he calls “social physics.” It is the subject of his new book, about the implications of being able to monitor and measure the ...

    The New York Times
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    The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 (26 photos)

    The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 occurred last night, marking the start of an eclipse tetrad - four back-to-back total lunar eclipses - that will happen over the next 18 months. (Live Science). Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr

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  • Pill developed to fight measles passes key test in animals

    In the study, all of the ferrets were infected with canine distemper virus, which is closely related to measles. "The emergence of strong antiviral immunity in treated animals is particularly encouraging, since it suggests that the drug may not only save an infected individual from disease but…

    Reuters
  • Alleged Grave-Robbing Cannibal Brothers Arrested — Again

    Two brothers in Pakistan — Mohammad Arif and Farman Aliwere — were reportedly arrested in 2011 on charges of digging up about 100 graves and stealing the bodies, which they later allegedly consumed, according to NBC News. "We got news this morning that they are up to their old ways," Chief…

    LiveScience.com
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    Did You Miss The Blood Moon? Here Is The Only GIF You Need To See!

    Those who stayed up into early Tuesday morning saw something strange in the sky. Instead of the familiar black-and-white moon, there was a red sphere that had a haunting quality to it. Thankfully we were expecting it, due to all the press leading up to this so-called blood moon , which happens…

    Wochit
  • Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves

    By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to…

    Reuters
  • T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.

    Associated Press
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  • Geologic Wonder: See the Grand Canyon from Space

    Helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon can provide a bird's-eye view of the iconic landmark. But that's nothing compared to what astronauts see as they zip over northern Arizona in the International Space Station. In a new image taken from orbit, the Grand Canyon is visible slicing through the Kaibab…

    LiveScience.com
  • Unhappy Workers Name Their Biggest Complaints

    The study revealed a number of reasons why employees are contemplating finding something better. In addition, 16 percent feel they don't have the right skills or education to move on.

    LiveScience.com
  • N.Y. Auto Show: Land Rover debuts new Discovery line of SUVs

    Sitting on the deck of the aircraft carrier Intrepid in Manhattan on Monday night, Land Rover’s Discovery Concept SUV previewed much more than just a future vehicle from the historically British brand....

    Los Angeles Times
  • Watch Live: Scientists Explore a Mysterious Deep-Sea World

    This month, you can fly along the Gulf of Mexico seafloor and explore a strange ecosystem fueled by chemicals instead of sunlight, all from your computer. The journey to the deep sea comes courtesy of a remotely operated vehicle and camera sled that will send back live video to the Okeanos…

    LiveScience.com
  • Japanese whaling group intends to resume its hunts

    The group that conducts Japan's whaling says it expects to resume scientific whaling in the Antarctic after this year's hunt was canceled following an order by an international court. Last month's judgment by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered a halt to Japan's decades-old program of…

    Reuters
  • Study Finds No Evidence of Heartbleed Attacks Before the Bug Was Exposed

    Researchers found a way to trace whether attackers have used Heartbleed and found that, since January, nobody was exploiting the bug before its disclosure last week.

    The New York Times
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