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  • Mysterious feature on Saturn's moon baffles NASA scientists

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered a "mysterious feature" on Saturn's moon Titan. Scientists are working to determine, what, exactly, this feature might be.

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  • NASA finds that Earth's 4th largest lake is almost completely dry

    Images from NASA's Terra satellite have revealed some alarming results. The Aral Sea, which once was the fourth largest lake in the world, is almost completely dry, The Independent reports.

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  • Entia Biosciences Announces Ergothioneine Study Results

    SHERWOOD, OR / ACCESSWIRE / September 30, 2014 / Entia Biosciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ERGO), an emerging leader in the field of nutrigenomics, today announced the publication of a study demonstrating the antioxidant ...

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  • Dolphins Can Sense Magnets, Study Suggests

    Dolphins can now add magnetic sense to their already impressive resume of abilities, new research suggests. The animals may use their magnetic sense to navigate based on the Earth's magnetic field, the researchers said. A number of different animals are thought to possess this magnetic sense,…

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  • New Basis Peak Is Part Fitness Tracker, Part Smartwatch

    A new version of the Basis fitness tracker called Peak — which features a new design, improved heart rate monitoring and some smartwatch capabilities — will be released in early November, the company announced today (Sept. 29). Some notable differences in the new tracker are its touch screen and…

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  • China launches media campaign to back genetically modified crops

    China's government has kicked off a media campaign in support of genetically modified crops, as it battles a wave of negative publicity over a technology it hopes will play a major role in boosting its food security. The agriculture ministry earlier this week announced it would try to educate the…

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  • The Success of India's Mars Mission Could Drive U.S. Space Program To Lower-Cost Solutions

    Mars on a budget. That is one way to describe the recent success achieved by India's space program. The Mangalyaan spacecraft just completed a 10-month journey to Mars for a mere $72 million. That figure, ...

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  • NASA Exoplanet Mission to Hunt Down Earth-sized Worlds

    Set to launch in 2017, NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will monitor more than half a million stars over its two-year mission, with a focus on the smallest, brightest stellar objects. "Bright host stars are the best ones for follow-up studies of their exoplanets to pin down…

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  • Roche, GSK melanoma pill combinations look similar in showdown

    By Ben Hirschler MADRID (Reuters) - Rival two-pill combinations for melanoma from Roche and GlaxoSmithKline had similarly good results in separate clinical trials, leaving doctors with little to choose between the two skin cancer courses. The latest findings will fuel a wider debate about the…

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  • Pressure Biosciences, Inc. (PBIO) Benefits From Surge In Life Sciences and Medical Technology Markets

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT / ACCESSWIRE / September 29, 2014 / Pressure Biosciences (PBIO) is a company at forefront of new technologies in the life sciences market. PBIO builds machines that use a special, high-pressure ...

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  • 'O' My: Ring-Shaped Cloud Spotted Over the Pacific (Photo)

    The agency's Terra satellite spotted the O-shaped cloud formation on Sept. 3, as it floated over the Pacific Ocean to the southwest from the Hawaiian Islands. NASA's Earth Observatory released the image on Sept. 27.

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  • Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say

    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, walking is a super star. For…

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  • Sophisticated 600-Year-Old Canoe Discovered in New Zealand

    Sophisticated oceangoing canoes and favorable winds may have helped early human settlers colonize New Zealand, a pair of new studies shows. The remote archipelagos of East Polynesia were among the last habitable places on Earth that humans were able to colonize. In New Zealand, human history only…

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  • Higgs Boson to the World Wide Web: 7 Big Discoveries Made at CERN

    The world's biggest atom smasher, where monumental discoveries such as the detection of the once-elusive Higgs boson particle and the creation of antimatter have occurred, is celebrating its 60th anniversary today (Sept. 29). The physics world erupted in excitement in July 2012, when scientists…

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  • Scientists “Train” Water To Move On Its Own

    In what could be a useful trick for moving chemicals from one point to another, scientists at the University of Southern Denmark and Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Czech Republic have created a method to “move” liquids through an alcohol base. While that alone isn’t very cool, just…

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  • Indian Spacecraft Snaps Spectacular Portrait of Mars (Photo)

    India's first spacecraft to visit Mars has beamed home its greatest photo of the Red Planet yet, a view that reveals the planet from pole to pole.  The new photo of Mars from India's Mangalyaan probe was unveiled today (Sept. 29) by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). "Something's…

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  • Mummy Brain Imprint Found Inside 2,000-Year-Old Egyptian Skull

    Scientists are getting a rare look at the brain of a mummy thanks to an imprint left inside the skull of someone who lived more than 2,000 years ago in Egypt. The mummy, found in 2010 with more than 50 others in the Kom al-Ahmar/Sharuna necropolis, is unique in that blood vessels of the brain were…

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