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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
  • Researchers: Exercise could make your skin look younger

    Researchers have discovered yet another benefit of exercise: It not only helps skin look younger, but may even reverse skin aging in those who begin exercising later in life.

    The Week (RSS)
  • Life Insurance for Seniors over 60,70,80 years old

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  • China rejections of GMO U.S. corn cost up to $2.9 billion: group

    By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - China's rejections of a banned variety of genetically modified U.S. corn have cost the U.S. agriculture industry up to $2.9 billion, a grain group said on Wednesday in the first estimate on losses from the trade disruptions. The National Grain and Feed…

    Reuters
  • 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
  • Follow the money

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

    Big Data Download
  • Mad at Your Spouse? Low Blood Sugar May Be to Blame

    Spouses who are feeling "hangry," and have low blood sugar levels that could explain their feeling both hungry and angry, may be more likely to be aggressive to each other, according to a new study. In the study, the lower the participants' glucose levels were, the more pins they inserted into the…

    LiveScience.com
  • 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
  • 10 Best Midsized SUVs for 2014

    Midsized SUVs come in many shapes and sizes. There's 2-row and 3-row seating, 4-wheel drive and more! We've found this year's best options for you!

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  • 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
  • Land Rover's Classic SUV Is Getting A Major Makeover

    A quarter century after the debut of the...

    Business Insider
  • 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
  • Tax Day in Space: How NASA Astronauts Pay Uncle Sam

    American astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson are currently living on the International Space Station as part of its six-man crew, and it's a safe bet they took care of their taxes well before they ever launched into space, NASA says. NASA astronauts typically file taxes before launching…

    SPACE.com
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    Despite Drought, Plenty Of Gallons Needed To Water California’s Crops

    A new poll says Californians think farmers could do a better job conserving water during the drought. KPIX 5 talks to a Central Valley farmer who shows how much water is needed to bring those crops to table. Allen Martin reports.

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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
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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    NASA TO ANNOUNCE NEW SPACE DISCOVERY

    NASA is announcing a new discovery it made using its Kepler Space Telescope. The agency has already found 961 planets outside our solar system

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