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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,…

    The Verge
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 5 Questions That Will Not Get You Hired

    The wrong questions can tank even the best interview. Here are five questions you should never ask in a job interview.

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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…

    LiveScience.com
  • 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.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • 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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    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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  • 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
  • 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 ...

    Accesswire
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    Find all the Disney classics and newer titles. Join The Disney Movie Club today and get 5 Movies for $1. Sign up now.

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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…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    LiveScience.com
  • 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…

    LiveScience.com
  • 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.

    The Week (RSS)
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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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  • Britain to map 100,000 DNA code sequences

    British scientists are to map 100,000 complete DNA code sequences in a project that will make the country a world leader in genetic research on cancer and rare diseases, the prime minister said on Friday. David Cameron announced £300 million ($507 million, 378 million euros) in deals to fund the…

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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.

    The Week (RSS)
  • 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…

    LiveScience.com
  • U.S. House panel requests probe of federal labs

    A U.S. congressional committee investigating the mishandling of anthrax at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asked a federal watchdog agency on Thursday to review U.S. lab procedures for handling dangerous pathogens. In a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the…

    Reuters
  • Mars 2020 rover will give us a way to know the red planet better

    NASA's been planning for the Mars 2020 rover for a long time now, back when Curiosity was just making its way to the red planet. Now, the agency has finally chosen seven scientific instruments that'll ...

    Engadget
  • Destructive emerald beetle discovered in Boston: officials

    By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - An invasive beetle able to kill ash trees within a few years and regarded as one of the most destructive pests in North America has been found in Boston, officials said. Massachusetts officials have found the emerald ash borer in Boston’s Arnold Arboretum, the…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    AFP