Ebola vaccine shown to be 100 percent effective in field trials

Ebola is one of the most frightening viruses of modern times and the recent outbreak in West Africa sparked a worldwide effort to contain it. Though it is far from under control in much ...

7 hours ago from Gizmag

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Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.

Sun 2 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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T-minus 12 days to perihelion, Rosetta's comet up close and in 3D

With just 12 days before Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reaches perihelion, we get a look at recent images and results released by the European Space Agency from the Philae lander along with ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Insect-inspired amphibious robot jumps like a water strider

Despite what our science fiction-fueled imaginations love to be entertained with, there is more to the field of modern robotics than colossal combat machines or bionic baristas. Some ...

Fri 31 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Facebook takes aim at expanding internet access using laser-equipped drones

In its quest to connect all corners of the globe – and get even more people signing onto the social networking juggernaut – Facebook has completed the first full-scale model of its ...

Fri 31 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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EU hails Obama clean power plan as 'genuine' effort to cut emissions

The EU on Monday hailed US President Barack Obama's clean power plan as "a positive step" to cut carbon emissions ahead of a global climate summit in Paris.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Human Error in Test Flight Disasters

Human error played the main role in the midair spaceplane disaster that killed a Virgin Galactic test pilot in October. The simple act of unlocking a braking mechanism 14 seconds too early ...

Sat 1 Aug 15 from Discover Magazine

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Image: Blue moon over Washington

A second full moon for the month of July is seen next to the dome of the U.S. Capitol on Friday, July 31, 2015 in Washington. In recent years, people have been using the name Blue Moon for the ...

Sun 2 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Even moderate picky eating can have negative effects on children's health

Picky eating among children is a common but burdensome problem that can result in poor nutrition for kids, family conflict, and frustrated parents.

Mon 3 Aug 15 from Medical Xpress

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Nasa discovers yet another rocky exoplanet, and it's only 21 light years away

Astronomers have discovered the closest rocky planet outside our solar system, which is larger than Earth and a "potential gold mine of science data".

21 hours ago from The Independent

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