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  • Hunt for ancient royal tomb in Mexico takes mercurial twist

    By David Alire Garcia TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico (Reuters) - A Mexican archeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step closer: liquid mercury. In the bowels of Teotihuacan, a mysterious ancient city…

    Reuters
  • Escalating Bird-Flu Outbreak Takes Toll on U.S. Poultry Farms

    Escalation of a U.S. bird-flu outbreak is elevating fears that the virus could linger, hobbling a poultry industry trying to identify its causes.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Top 10 Space Tourist Hot Spots

    The allure of space travel and exploring the cosmos has enchanted tourists for decades. The Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik 1, an artificial satellite, in 1957 is credited with starting the "space race;" and the world's interest in space exploration skyrocketed.As interest in outer space has…

    Huffington Post
  • The Hottest Niche in Biotech Still Has Ample Upside

    Over the past half decade, large biotechnology stocks have delivered robust gains across the board. These companies sell a range of very popular drugs and have been generating massive profits.

    StreetAuthority Network
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of using systematic sampling?

    Learn about the primary advantages and disadvantages of using a systematic sampling method when conducting research of a survey population.

    Investopedia
  • Backpack strap used by Apollo 14 moonwalker sells for $41K

    A backpack strap used by an Apollo 14 astronaut as he moved around the surface of the moon in 1971 has sold at auction for nearly $42,000. Massachusetts-based RR Auction says the strap that Edgar Mitchell ...

    Associated Press
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    Bruce Jenner Was Terrified to Tell His Kids

    Bruce Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer for a two-hour interview airing Friday, April 24 at 9 p.m. ET during a special edition of ABC News' "20/20."

    ABC News Videos
  • How Groundbreaking Thinkers Come Up With New Ideas

    What do Steve Jobs, Vincent Van Gogh, and Albert Einstein have in common? They all followed this process.

    Inc
  • Watch The First Donut In Space

    It’s hard to believe that a month ago humans were unable to launch a donut into space. It was March 2015 and the world was in turmoil. Space travel was but a dream for even the richest pastry and we humans would never be able to grasp the concept of – let alone plan the injection of – a pastry in…

    TechCrunch
  • EU approves first new genetically modified crops since 2013

    The European Union cleared the import of 10 new types of genetically modified crops and two more kinds of cut flowers on Friday, its first authorisations in more than a year after a review of its blocked approval process. The European Commission said it had authorised 10 new types of maize,…

    Reuters
  • Study: Video Games Don't Trigger Aggression in Adults With Autism

    Politicians pushed for a crackdown on violent video games after speculation arose that they spurred Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza -- who had autism spectrum disorder -- to commit one of the deadliest massacres in U.S. history, killing 26 children and educators before taking his own life. "We…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Hubble turns 25: The past, present and future

    Today, 25 years ago, Hubble finally left Earth aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery after decades of planning and development. Its journey was fraught with problems and delays, but it ultimately rose above ...

    Engadget
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    Giant magma reservoir mapped beneath Yellowstone supervolcano

    A giant magma reservoir beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano has been discovered and mapped for the first time by scientists from the University of Utah.

    Reuters Videos
  • Debate Flares Over Genetically Modified Embryos

    Are scientists playing with fire?That's suddenly a big question for bioethicists, now that researchers in China have confirmed that they genetically modified human embryos for the first time ever. Rumors about the research first circulated in March, inciting a debate over its implications. Some…

    Huffington Post
  • Infosys bets on new services to push sales to $20 billion by 2020

    By Aman Shah and Devidutta Tripathy MUMBAI (Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, India's second-largest software services exporter, on Friday posted quarterly net profit that lagged most analyst expectations, dampening hopes of a quick turnaround after top management changes. Bengaluru-based Infosys, once seen…

    Reuters
  • Letting Babies Nap in Car Seat Could Be Deadly, Experts Warn

    Placing infants in car seats and other sitting devices for naps may put their lives in danger, according to a new study. In the study, researchers examined 47 cases of children under 2 years old who died while in device designed for them to sit in, or in which they could be carried. In many cases…

    LiveScience.com
  • Nevada Zinc Extends Discovery Zone Mineralization

    TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 23, 2015 / Nevada Zinc Corporation (TSXV: NZN) ("Nevada Zinc" or the "Company") announces that the final Phase 2 drill results show the continuation ...

    Accesswire
  • The projected cost of the government's most expensive nonproliferation effort rises again

    Remember that startlingly cost estimate for the MOX plant last year? It was still billions of dollars short, according to a new DOE study

    Center for Public Integrity