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  • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

    As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

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  • NASA Leans Back for a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day

    The U.S. space agency wants you to snap a picture of yourself with a little piece of the planet and share it on social media.

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  • 74-Yr-Old Outsmarts Doctors. Reduces Her Wrinkles.

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  • Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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  • Improbable Resurrections: 5 Real Cases of Coming Back to Life

    On Easter Sunday, Christians around the world will celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection, in which he is said to have risen from the dead three days after his crucifixion, according to the New Testament. One of the more miraculous medical recoveries in recent years have been from infections with…

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  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

    Associated Press
  • Climate changes visible by ZIP code with new online tools

    Americans can track how the environment around them is changing, including rising sea levels and deforestation.

    USA TODAY
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    The Science of Internet Comments - Discovery News

    It seems like if you go to the YouTube comments of any video, most people seem to be rude. Is there scientific proof that YouTube commenters are unusually mean? Tara examines a new study that compared the comments on YouTube to the comments on other video streaming websites.

    DNews
  • Is Monsanto Company Wrong About Pest Resistance?

    Next generation products from Monsanto for reducing and diluting pest resistance may be able to ease concerns about Bt resistance, but concerned scientists are not so sure.

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  • One-Step Retinol Treatments For Women Over 50

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  • Emirati firm promises to send citizen into space

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

    Associated Press
  • Golden eagle found in Wyo. tied for second-oldest

    SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America, Wyoming wildlife officials said.

    Associated Press
  • Pot of Gold: Innovation Helps Cannabis Industry Flourish

    DENVER — The legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado is turning an underground industry into a big business — and ushering in innovations in everything from genetics to growing methods. "Every single day, someone is reinventing the wheel, so to speak," said Scott Reach, a cannabis…

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  • Cousin of Earth: Planet Kepler-186f May Be Habitable for Life (Op-Ed)

    Seth Shostak is a Senior Astronomer with the SETI Institute. It's the brass ring that teams of astronomers from far and wide have tried to grab: Discovering a planet that sports an environment similar to our own.

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    Raw: Easter Morning Delivery for Space Station

    Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies. The SpaceX company's cargo ship, Dragon, spent two days chasing the International Space Station following its launch from Cape Canaveral. (April 20)

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  • With Climate Change, Wildfires Getting Worse in the West

    Across the western United States, wildfires grew bigger and more frequent in the past 30 years, according to a new study that blames climate change and drought for the worsening flames. "It's not just something that is localized to forest or grasslands or deserts," said lead study author Phil…

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  • Vitamins from Space! B3 Found in Meteorites

    While scientists aren't yet sure of the exact recipe, they think radiation-blasted ice powered the chemical reactions that produced vitamin B3, or niacin, early in the solar system's history. "Vitamin B3 is essential to metabolism and likely very ancient in origin," lead study author Karen Smith of…

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  • 'Easter Dragon' makes delivery to International Space Station

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A cargo ship owned by Space Exploration Technologies arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, with a delivery of supplies and science experiments for the crew and a pair of legs for the experimental humanoid robot aboard that one day…

    Reuters
  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

    Associated Press
  • Moore Equals Less in Global Warming Denial

    A former Greenpeace activist is a leading denier of the influence of humans on global warming, but his arguments fall short.

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  • NASA spacecraft slams into dark side of the moon as planned

    At roughly 12:30AM ET early on Friday morning, a soda machine-sized NASA spacecraft slammed into the far side of the moon at 3,600 miles per hour. The impact was entirely planned by NASA engineers in order to conclude the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) program, which…

    The Verge
  • NASA sending Google's Project Tango smartphone to space to improve flying robots

    An experimental NASA robot could get a big upgrade thanks to Google. The two parties have been working together to integrate Google's Project Tango smartphone prototype — which can detect and map the world around it using a series of sensors — onto NASA's SPHERES — brightly colored,…

    The Verge
  • Filing Bankruptcy Is Easier than You Think

    Chapter 7 bankruptcy can wipe out credit card debt and medical bills, in as little as six months. Find out if you're eligible to file Chapter 7.

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