The discovery of an Earth-sized planet in the "habitable" zone of a distant star, though exciting, is still a long way from pointing to the existence of extraterrestrial life, experts said Friday.
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In space, no one can hear you hit the Moon at near-hypersonic speed. Today, NASA's Ames Research Center announced that the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) made a controlled ...
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In what is being called the "world's first" instance of gender-reversed genitalia, scientists have found four species of insects with female "penises." The species live in dry Brazilian caves ...
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Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken Apr. 15 hint at the formation of a new Saturnian moon. The icy object, believed to be only half a mile in diameter, recently formed in Saturn's outer ...
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We're happy to say we called it: last night's total lunar eclipse (the first of four successive 'blood moons') passed without a trace of the apocalypses in sight - instead we got a spectacular ...
Wed 16 Apr 14 from The Independent
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.
Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org
Technique could be used in new treatments for Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis
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The shortest path to the Internet for some remote corners of the world may be through the skies. That is the message from US tech giants seeking to spread the online gospel to hard-to-reach ...
Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org
The most frightening part of a tsunami hitting a nuclear power plant is what comes after – radioactive leaks that contaminate the water around the plant are exceedingly difficult to contain. ...
Thu 17 Apr 14 from Gizmag
A new nano-membrane made out of the 'super material' graphene is extremely light and breathable. Not only can this open the door to a new generation of functional waterproof clothing, but also ...
Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org
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