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  • King Richard III's Final Moments Were Quick & Brutal

    King Richard III's Final Moments Were Quick & Brutal Richard III's last moments were likely quick but terrifying, according to a new study of the death wounds of the last king of England to die in battle. But Richard III's last moments were the stuff of legend alone, as the king's body was lost…

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  • NASA contracts with SpaceX and Boeing for space transport

    The United States took its first major step to returning to manned space flight as NASA awarded up to $6.8 billion to aerospace giant Boeing and California-based SpaceX to launch astronauts into space. In a throwback to the golden age of space flight, the contracts call for Apollo-like capsules…

    Los Angeles Times
  • Nanotech Announces Completion of Fortress Optical Acquisition

    Nanotech Announces Completion of Fortress Optical Acquisition VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / Nanotech Security Corp. (NTS.V) (NTSFF), announces that further to its news releases of August 26 and September 12, 2014 the Company has now

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  • U.S. air force seeks funding for space surveillance satellites

    Air Force plans to request initial funding for three surveillance satellites to track objects in space as part of its fiscal 2016 budget request, a top Air Force general said Tuesday. General John Hyten, head of Air Force Space Command, told the annual Air Force Association conference the…

    Reuters
  • IBM launches Watson tool for business clients

    By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp is rolling out a cognitive tool powered by its Watson supercomputer that uses companies' internal data to answer questions about performance and efficiency, and predict outcomes. IBM said the tool - the latest in a series…

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  • Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket

    Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket By Nita Bhalla KARNAL India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Erratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labor shortages are threatening India's bread basket state of Haryana, forcing farmers to abandon age-old…

    Reuters
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  • OLFC Partners with The Autism Asperger's Digest in a Special Offer for NOXO Sensory Balm(tm)

    PHILADELPHIA, PA / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / Olfactory Biosciences Corp (OLFC) is pleased to announce that they have partnered with The Autism Asperger's Digest in a special offer for NOXO Sensory Balm(tm), a new topical medicine alternative, available online at http://noxoinfo.com/sensory…

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  • Airbus Seeks to Sell Some Defense and Space Operations

    Airbus Group, the European aerospace and defense giant, said on Tuesday that it intended to sell several defense and space businesses as it streamlines that division. The move follows a review of business lines after Airbus announced a restructuring of the division last year, when it combined its…

    The New York Times
  • Roche's $8 billion InterMune buy not a signal for more big deals

    Roche's $8 billion InterMune buy not a signal for more big deals By Caroline Copley and Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Roche's decision to buy U.S. Damping down expectations that Roche could embark on a series of such multibillion-dollar deals to bolster its presence in the treatment of rare…

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  • For Some, Tourism Now Includes Surgery

    Dr. Richard Klein, section chief of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center at the UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health, contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-ed & Insights. Traditionally, "medical tourists" were patients who travelled to Mexico or overseas for…

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  • NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space

    Boeing's CST-100 will be bringing US astronauts to the International Space Station. In a surprise move, NASA picked both Boeing and SpaceX to be the first private companies to shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station.

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  • Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    CAPE CANAVERAL/WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S.

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  • SpaceX must meet high standard to get rocket certified-general

    Air Force general on Tuesday said he favored competition for military rocket launches, but insisted the Air Force must stick to its high standards in certifying the Falcon 9 rocket, built by privately-held Space Exploration Technologies. SpaceX is working through a detailed certification process…

    Reuters
  • To Eliminate River Sludge, Modern Tech Is Key (Video)

    Gary Strieker was a CNN correspondent for 20 years, covering Africa as Nairobi bureau chief and then traveling the globe to report on the planet's threatened species and habitats. The giant paper mill has operated for 60 years on the banks of the Altamaha, a mighty, undammed river in southern…

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  • Thousands of Kids Hospitalized Every Year After Ingesting Parents' Meds

    Twelve medications account for nearly half of these hospitalizations, the researchers found. Opioids and benzodiazepines (commonly used for reducing anxiety) are the medication types that most commonly send children to the hospital, according to the study.

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  • Boeing and SpaceX win $6.8bn Nasa space flight deals

    Nasa has awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts worth $6.8bn to ferry astronauts into space, in a move that marks a US return to manned space flight and a landmark for the private space industry. Reducing American reliance on Russia to take astronauts to the International Space Station, Boeing is to…

    Financial Times
  • Boeing and SpaceX Win NASA Commercial Crew Contracts... but Did Boeing Still Beat SpaceX?

    On Tuesday, NASA awarded these two companies contracts to build Commercial Crew transports to return America to space. Sometime in 2017, NASA expects both companies to begin launching astronauts into orbit.

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