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  • 'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

    It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works. Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston have found that a microwave thruster system that requires no propellant does indeed generate a small amount of thrust, Wired UK reported Thursday…

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  • Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens

    By Julie Steenhuysen and Colleen Jenkins CHICAGO/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • 'Massacre' of Uncontacted Tribe in Peru Revealed in New Reports

    An indigenous tribe living near the Brazil-Peru border may be facing violent attacks from illegal loggers and drug traffickers who are exploiting the densely forested region, according to an advocacy group.  After years of living in isolation from the outside world, several young members of this…

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  • NASA tested an impossible space engine and it somehow worked

    NASA has been testing new space travel technologies throughout its entire history, but the results of its latest experiment may be the most exciting yet — if they hold up. Earlier this week at a conference in Cleveland, Ohio, scientists with NASA's Eagleworks Laboratories in Houston,…

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  • U.S. FDA says 'stands ready' to work with companies developing Ebola drugs

    By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The worst Ebola outbreak in history is heaping new pressure on U.S. regulators to speed the development of treatments for the deadly virus, which has killed more than 700 people since February. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said in an…

    Reuters
  • Under the Lily Pads

    While it is risky to call any office building a masterpiece, no other is worth the title more so than this Frank Lloyd Wright design.

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    Woman Found Dead in Hotel Room Shower

    Act 2: While police rule her death a suicide, Morris' friends and family argue it doesn't add up.

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  • Scientists Unlock the Secret to Prairie Dogs’ Social Networks to Save Them

    Jennifer Verdolin, an animal behavior researcher at the federally funded National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, spent hundreds of hours watching prairie dogs interact in Arizona, studying their special “greet kisses.” Greet kisses are an important part of prairie dog life, and they happen when two…

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  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Guinea expert: Liberia, Sierra Leone moves may worsen Ebola spread

    By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - The leader of Guinea's Ebola task force said on Friday that moves by neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain the disease that has killed 729 people this year - its deadliest outbreak - may have the opposite effect. Liberia has put in place measures…

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  • HighTech Set To Disrupt the BioTech Industry

    WHITEFISH, MT / August 01, 2014 / In a new world of high tech discoveries, Silicon Valley is creating advances that are now being used to revolutionize the biotech industry. These innovations are set to ...

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  • Marketing the Moon: How Space Collectors Retold the Story of Apollo's Success

    At an upcoming space artifact auction, among the selection of astronauts' autographs, spacecraft parts and mission patches, is a 45-year-old press kit from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing. That's the case laid out — both figuratively and literally — by David Meerman Scott and Richard Jurek in…

    SPACE.com
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    Investigation into Woman's Death Reexamined

    Act 4: After reviewing evidence again, a panel decides to reopen the case on Morris' death.

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  • Indian Woman Beaten to Death for 'Witchcraft'

    While witch hunts may seem to be dusty relics of a bygone age, the persecution, torture and execution of suspected witches continue in many places to the present day. The problem is especially palpable in India. Two weeks ago in a small Indian village not far from Nepal, Saraswati Devi, 45, was…

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  • Transparent Bodies: Mice Go See-Through For Science

    "Although the idea of tissue clearing has been around for a century, to our knowledge, this is the first study to perform whole-body clearing, as opposed to first extracting and then clearing organs outside the adult body," study researcher Viviana Gradinaru, a neuroscientist at the California…

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  • Tycoon Worth $62.9 Billion Shares Money Secret

    This billionaire investing wizard has a dead-simple system for making money you can start using today.

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  • Now you can send your pet's remains on a journey literally out of this world

    If your dog loved to sniff around outdoors and go on grand adventures, it might be a fitting send-off to blast his remains into space.

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  • NASA Urged to Accelerate 3D Printing on Space Station

    NASA must move quickly to research 3D printing aboard the International Space Station, which likely has just six to 10 years of operational life left, a new report urges. While praising NASA's efforts and focus on in-space manufacturing — a 3D printeris scheduled to launch to the station next…

    SPACE.com
  • What Zero-gravity Games Have Astronauts Invented?

    This question originally appeared on Quora.Answer by Robert Frost, instructor/engineer in the Mission Operations Directorate at NASAThey don't get a lot of free time and when they do, they don't always get it at the same time, so fun stuff like games tends to occur during meals. Often is things…

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  • See-through mice created by scientists look creepy, but could lead to medical breakthroughs

    Researchers in California have created transparent mice, which enable scientists to get an extraordinary view of the body and brain in great detail.

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  • Weird Delay in Pain from Brown Recluse Spider Bite Explained

    Victims of a brown recluse spider bite might feel perfectly fine — until a burning pain described by most patients as a throbbing "fire" strikes 24 hours later, according to a new study. After analyzing 23 cases of brown recluse spider bites, the researchers concluded that the mechanisms behind…

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  • US scientists take step toward blood test for suicide

    US scientists have identified a gene mutation that appears to be common in people who attempt or commit suicide, a finding that could lead to a blood test to predict risk. The discovery is based on a small study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and was published on…

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  • Brand New Sleep-Aid Takes CVS by Storm

    Discover a safe, natural sleep-aid that is helping people of all ages get the best sleep of their life.

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