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  • Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary Exhibit Opens at NYC Museum

    Astronaut Mike Massimino is sitting on the floor, completely fixated on the video showing him and his former space shuttle crewmates training underwater to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope. To me, it is very, very personal," Massimino says. Eric Boehm, the curator at the Intrepid Sea, Air and…

    SPACE.com
  • 11:00 am - Coffee is key.

    Visit Hamilton’s Soda Fountain & Luncheonette for delicious diner fare in a classic 1940s New York setting.

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  • Most U.S. farmers worried about data privacy -farm bureau survey

    The American Farm Bureau Federation said in the survey of 3,380 farmers from late July to September that more than 82 percent of farmers are unsure how companies selling data-mining tools aimed at boosting yields and efficiency plan to use their data. Despite the unease, more than half of farmers…

    Reuters
  • How to Safely Watch the Partial Solar Eclipse

    While heavy rain blasts parts of the country, those with clear skies will have a prime view today of the fourth and final eclipse of the year.

    ABC News
  • Record Bid! Early Apple Computer Sells for Nearly $1 Million

    A rare Apple-1 computer built in Steve Jobs' garage in the summer of 1976 sold at auction this week for a record-breaking $905,000. The high price tag — almost double the original estimated value — makes this particular Apple-1 model the world's most valuable computer relic and the most expensive…

    LiveScience.com
  • The Big Future: Can we build a better brain?

    How will the future change the human brain? This week's Big Future takes a look at a new wave of neurological techniques that directly alter the brain's electrical patterns, correcting seizures and movement disorders. Some doctors are even experimenting with using it to treat depression. Could the…

    The Verge
  • Anti-aging skincare products personalized with DNA analysis

    The UK's Geneu has developed U+, a system that uses in-store gene analysis to tailor skincare to each customer's DNA.

    Springwise
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  • NASA gets hip, uses SoundCloud for space playlist

    Like a music hipster, NASA has taken to SoundCloud to create a playlist of audio clips associated with historic space voyages that cut across decades.

    CNBC
  • Egg Freezing: 5 Things You Need to Know

    The announcement that Apple and Facebook will cover the steep cost of egg freezing for their employees has many people talking about the risks and benefits of the procedure. Last week, Facebook said it has already started covering egg freezing, and Apple plans to add the benefit next year. Egg…

    LiveScience.com
  • Corporations, advocacy groups spend big on ballot measures

    Corporations and national advocacy groups are throwing big dollars behind TV ads before voters decide 158 state ballot measures.

    Center for Public Integrity
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  • This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real life

    A team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars."

    CNET
  • For $100,000, You Can Clone Your Dog

    Sooam Biotech brings cloning to China, has plans to save Korean cattle, and will clone your pet dog for $100,000

    BusinessWeek
  • Drones Are Tracking Malaria-Carrying Monkeys

    On the island of Borneo, one-pound aerial drones are hard at work mapping the potential for malaria to jump from macaque monkeys to humans.

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  • How to Gladden a Wealthy Mind

    Why doesn’t more money always buy more happiness? A growing body of research is showing that modern work demands and brain’s chemistry are mostly to blame.

    The New York Times
  • Cosmonauts Breeze Through Speedy Spacewalk at Space Station

    Two Russian cosmonauts breezed through a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Wednesday (Oct. 22) on a mission to collect old experiments and inspect their orbital home. Clad in bulky Orlan spacesuits, cosmonauts Max Suraev and Alexander Samokutyaev planned to spend about six hours…

    SPACE.com
  • GSK sees first Ebola vaccine doses ready late this year

    LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline expects to have the first doses of its Ebola vaccine ready late this year and is looking to work with the rest of the pharmaceutical industry to scale up production. "I fully anticipate that the initial supply should be available before the year end," Chief…

    Reuters
  • Cell transplant helps paralyzed man walk with frame

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - (This October 20 story has been refiled to correct nationality of the patient to Polish after Nicholls charity corrected his details) A Polish man who was paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack can now walk with the aid of a frame after receiving…

    Reuters
  • Cuban doctors arrive in Liberia to fight Ebola alongside U.S. troops

    By James Harding Giahyue MONROVIA (Reuters) - A plane carrying some 50 Cuban doctors and nurses arrived in Liberia on Wednesday to help treat victims of Ebola in the West African country, where a U.S. military mission is also deploying to fight the deadly virus. An Air Cubana jet carrying the 51…

    Reuters