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SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Launch

Private space exploration company SpaceX has conducted its first successful launch since the explosion of a rocket on the launchpad in September. SpaceX sent the rocket into space Saturday from

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Jet Stream Found in Earth’s Molten Outer Core

The Earth’s core, which lies nearly 3,000 kilometers below the surface, is made of two layers. At the very center of the Earth is the inner core, which scientists say

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New 90 Million Year-Old Prehistoric Bird Species Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new ancient bird species that lived in the Canadian arctic some 90 million years ago during Cretaceous period. They say that fossils leading to the discovery

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New ALMA Radio Receivers May Find Water in Universe

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array or ALMA, in Chile, is a collection of some 66 radio telescope antennas that work together to provide astronomers to study some of the earliest

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New Radioactive Isotopes Found in Fracking Waste Being Buried In Landfills

A new American Chemical Society study finds fracking waste being buried in landfills contains radioactive materials that had not been previously reported. US oil and natural gas production, has been

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Facebook says WhatsApp government snooping “backdoor” is “expected behavior”

A researcher has discovered a security backdoor that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages of over a billion users that use the WhatsApp

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Physicists ‘squeeze’ light to cool below quantum limit

Researchers have demonstrated a new technique that could be used to cool objects to absolute zero which would allow quantum computers to compute without distortion. Physicists at the National Institute

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Quantum Leap: Researchers see the quantum future… literally

Scientists at the University of Sydney have demonstrated the ability to “see” the future of quantum systems, and used that knowledge to preempt their demise, in a major achievement that

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Scientists switch on predatory kill instinct in mice

Researchers at Yale University have isolated the brain circuitry that coordinates predatory hunting, according to a study in the January 12 issue of Cell. One set of neurons in the

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Top Scientist Calls Out Nuclear & Climate Change Science

Freeman Dyson, revered in the ranks of Einstein, Hawking, Teller and Montgomery, warns scientists should be skeptical of Nuclear and Climate Change science. Freeman Dyson ranks in the upper echelon