• NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

    As world leaders convene in Paris this week at the United Nations Climate Summit (COP21) to...

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  • Regenerating bones... no longer just for Harry Potter

    Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, out of Harvard University and Harvard’s School of Engineering, have figured out how to more precisely create bone cells from stem cells, a technique that could have promising applications in bone regeneration, growth and…

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  • How Studying Science Strengthened My Faith

    Many people think that science and spirituality will always be at odds, but true religion must be supported by science, and true science must be supported by religion. Real religion is sanatana dharma, or eternal duty. It is based on universal truth rather than rituals or superstition. Real…

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  • Innovation Is The Only True Way To Create Value

    We don’t all need to be geniuses to innovate. There are no shortages of problems—large and small—to solve.

  • Eyes May Offer Window into Cardiovascular Disease

    Vision problems may sometimes be the only symptom a person has of a serious cardiovascular condition, a new case report suggests. The man was diagnosed with "amaurosis fugax," a condition in which a person loses vision in one eye, usually for a few minutes at a time, because of an interruption of…
  • Arizona inspectors find Theranos lab issues

    Company tangled with state regulators over testing instruments and lab practices.

  • This Map Tracks the Satellites Whizzing Over Your House

    Floating in space among the stars and planets are more than 2,250 satellites and “space junk” traveling at up to 18,000 miles an hour. Some are large enough to be seen with the naked eye—though you’d have to first figure out which ones are within your line of sight.

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  • Opposition mounts to genetic modification of human embryos

    By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - A group of U.S. scientists and activists on Monday called for a global ban on the use of new tools to edit the genes of human embryos, in a report issued a day before a major international meeting in Washington to discuss the ethical and policy issues…

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    Hypersonic rocket engine could revolutionise space flight

    British company Reaction Engines are developing an air-breathing rocket engine that utilises both jet turbine and rocket technology. Matthew Stock reports.

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  • U.S., India agree growth, climate protection must go 'hand in hand'

    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that India had to be able to grow and fight poverty, while Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to ensure development would be coupled with environmental protection. One of the stumbling blocks to getting an inclusive agreement to fight climate…

  • American Nobel Laureates Feted at the 'Oscars' of D.C.

    Our nation's capital had the honor of feting the four American Nobel Laureates before they head to Stockholm for the official celebration: Dr. William C. Campbell (Medicine), Dr. Aziz Sancar and Dr. Paul L. Modrich (Chemistry), and Dr. Angus Deaton (Economics). The Laureates and their families had…

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  • John Legend records song with actual stars from space

    Real stars get in on recording with superstar John Legend after an assist from astrophysicist.

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    Monkeys in Space

    NASA launches the first mammals into space, but can they bring them back?

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  • America’s Scientists To House Science Committee: Go Away

    Seven major American scientific societies sent a letter to Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) on Tuesday, rebuking the congressman and defending a paper published in Science last year that Smith has been investigating in his role as chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

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  • Virtual-reality games could really make you feel more empathetic

    The rise of virtual reality games and films won’t just be about crazy graphics: 3D entertainment could be a much more moving, emotional experience than watching traditional media. Researchers in Finland studied how people react when looking at images of faces, and they’ve found out that 3D images…

  • Why NASA's Commercial Resupply Mission This Week Matters

    After two catastrophic losses in less than a year of cargo vessels bound for the International Space Station, NASA is ready to resume its commercial resupply missions.

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  • Researchers create magic sponge to clean up oil spills

    Researchers at Australia's Deakin University claim to have developed a new material that's capable of cleaning up large oil spills in a flash. A team, led by Professor Ying Chen, has created a new method ...

  • German chancellor says climate deal needs binding reviews

    Paris climate talks need to agree on a binding U.N. framework, complemented by binding reviews to ensure progress to limit global warming, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday. The legal form of a Paris agreement on climate change is contested as the U.S. Congress would be expected to…