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  • Omeros suspends mid-stage trial of Huntington's drug, shares fall

    (Reuters) - Omeros Corp said it suspended enrolment in a mid-stage study testing its experimental Huntington's drug as the company evaluates data from a concurrent trial in rats, sending its shares down 10 percent before the bell. A high dose of the drug, OMS824, in several rats demonstrated a much…

    Reuters
  • Lifted Wrangler for Winter | Big Toyz For Big Boyz

    Buy it for you, or buy it for your wife. This is a perfect daily driver and a truck that is ready for the winter.

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  • White House halts funding on risky flu studies

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The White House has temporarily stopped funding new research involving the flu and other pathogens in which scientists deliberately make them more transmissible or more deadly. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced the government is assessing the…

    Reuters
  • Apollo Astronaut's Anniversary Patch Recalls 'Flight of the Phoenix'

    Forty-six years ago this week, NASA's first Apollo astronauts to launch into space were circling the Earth — just as their mission patch depicted. "Our original patch concept was to depict a Saturn 1B [rocket] rising from the ashes of its predecessor, like the mythical bird, Phoenix," Apollo 7…

    SPACE.com
  • Blue Water Satellite to Develop Spectral Imaging Tools Using Google Maps for Work Cloud Mapping

    TOLEDO, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 20, 2014 / Blue Water Satellite (BWS) a Toledo, Ohio, company that uses satellite and other spectral imagery and patented image processing to monitor the world's land ...

    Accesswire
  • The Uncertainty Of Economics: Exploring The Dismal Science

    Learning about the study of economics can help you understand why you face contradictions in the market.

    Investopedia
  • Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted against Roman rule nearly 2,000 ago was because of their harsh treatment.

    Associated Press
  • 6,000-Year-Old Temple with Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered

    A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine. It was a "two-story building made of wood and clay surrounded by a galleried courtyard," the upper floor divided into five rooms, write…

    LiveScience.com
  • Study shows U.S. forced-labor victims unclear where to seek help

    By Megan Twohey (Reuters) - A study of human labor trafficking in the United States released today shows that many of the victims arrived in the country legally, and some had college degrees. Even so, the study by researchers at the non-profit Urban Institute and Boston's Northeastern University…

    Reuters
  • You Know How The Universe Got Here. This Is Where It's Headed

    Where did the universe come from, and how is it evolving? Those questions made little sense a century or so ago, before the existence of the Big Bang theory. "When Einstein was developing his general theory of relativity in 1915, the scientific picture of the universe was that it was static and…

    Huffington Post
  • Partial Solar Eclipse to Darken US Skies This Week

    Mark Thursday (Oct. 23) on your calendar as "Solar Eclipse Day," for if the weather cooperates, you should have no difficulty observing a partial eclipse of the sun.  Nearly all of North America, except for a portion of eastern Canada and a slice of eastern New England, will experience the partial…

    SPACE.com
  • NASA Spacecraft at Mars Survive Close Encounter with Comet

    Three spacecraft at Mars survived a close brush with a comet that buzzed by the Red Planet Sunday (Oct. 19), while scientists on Earth captured some amazing images of the comet's close pass. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) probe and Odyssey…

    SPACE.com
  • The season you're born in affects your moodiness, study says

    Hungarian research suggests that those born in the summer are moodier adults than those born in the winter.

    CNET
  • 'Oldest Parisian': Neanderthal Fossil Suggests Hunting Injury

    Three arm bones from a prehistoric individual, likely a Neanderthal, were uncovered in the Seine Valley of northern France, suggesting that Neanderthals had a temporary camp along the river 200,000 years ago. The long left arm bones, dated at 200,000 years old, are the oldest human ancestor remains…

    LiveScience.com
  • Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip in Our Lifetime

    A pilot looking down at her plane controls and realizing magnetic north is hovering somewhere over Antarctica may sound like a scene from a science-fiction movie, but new research suggests the idea isn't so far-fetched in the relatively near future. A magnetic field shift is old news. The poles…

    LiveScience.com
  • Humanity’s Last Great Hope: Venture Capitalists

    Tech entrepreneur Bryan Johnson says he plans a $100-million fund that will invest in “crazy” projects that aim to build a better world. With government R&D spending stagnant, more VCs should step up on ...

    The Wall Street Journal
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    Nikon Small World 2014 (49 photos)

    Now celebrating its 40th year, Nikon Small World is widely regarded as the leading forum to recognize proficiency and photographic excellence of photography taken under the microscope. To select the winners, competition judges analyzed entries from all over the world covering subjects ranging from…

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  • These Last 6 Months Were The Warmest Humans Have Ever Recorded On Earth

    Collectively, the past six months have been the...

    Business Insider
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    Missing Student Searchers Find Human Remains

    Forensic tests are underway to identify the human remains found in rural Virginia on Saturday. A crew found the remains while searching for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. (Oct. 20)

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