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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 50 Fastest Growing Online Jobs

    This year, online employers are looking for workers skilled in mobile development and 3D technologies, new research shows.

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  • 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
  • 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…

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  • 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
  • Herb Supplements Are the Most Common Complementary Medicine in US

    Herbs and other dietary supplements besides vitamins are the most commonly used type of "complementary medicine" (also called alternative medicine) in the United States, followed by visits to chiropractors, yoga and massage, a new report finds. In 2012, nearly 18 percent of American adults said…

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  • Chart Shows The Massive Gender Gap At The Biggest Tech Companies

    Although sexism in the workplace is illegal and...

    Business Insider
  • 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
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  • 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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    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…

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  • Land Rover Relaunches Discovery Nameplate, With A Rocket Ship: Video

    Ahead of the New York Auto Show this week, Land Rover has revealed its new Discovery Vision Concept, alongside a full-scale replica of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo VSS Enterprise—the world's first commercial spaceship. The occasion is more than just glitz, glamor, and the chance to hit tired…

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  • Google to acquire drone-maker Titan Aerospace

    Titan's solar-powered drones will help Google collect aerial images.

    USA TODAY
  • There Will Be a Blood Moon Out Tomorrow Morning

    Moon watchers and night owls have a treat coming in the early hours of tomorrow: a blood moon!

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Infosys says staff exodus a worry after fourth quarter profits beat estimates

    By Soham Chatterjee and Nivedita Bhattacharjee BANGALORE/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Staff left India's second largest IT services exporter Infosys Ltd at an unprecedented pace in the last quarter, worrying its management and raising investors' concerns about its ability to win lucrative contracts even as…

    Reuters
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  • 'Civilization: Beyond Earth' looks to the future

    Sid Meier, creator of the long-running "Civilization" series and its space-faring spin-off "Alpha Centauri," returns with "Civilization: Beyond Earth."

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  • Elusive 'Exotic Hadron' Particles Confirmed

    The existence of exotic hadrons — a type of matter that doesn't fit within the traditional model of particle physics — has now been confirmed, scientists say. Researchers working on the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) collaboration at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in…

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    'Blood Moon' Wows Sky Gazers

    Stargazers glimpsed a rare treat as a "blood moon" crossed the Earth's shadow Tuesday. The moon took on a devilish glow as it appeared in different phases from 2 to 4 a.m. Hundreds of people from North and South America, where the blood moon was most visible, shared their images of the lunar…

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  • Joseph Kennedy III Blasts GOP Efforts To Advance 'Selective Science'

    Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) denounced House GOP efforts to advance “selective science” in an interview with The Boston Globe on Monday, in which he targeted a recent Republican proposal to slash millions of dollars in federal funding for social science research and control which projects get funded.…

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  • 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
  • 500-Million-Year-Old Embryos Fossilized in Rare Find

    Tiny, spherical fossils found in southern China appear to be the embryos of a previously unknown animal. The fossils come from the Cambrian, a period dating from 540 million to 485 million years ago and known for an explosion of diversity. Researchers Jesse Broce of Virginia Tech, James Schiffbauer…

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