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Scientists Say Laser Has Produced Nuclear Fusion...
Posted on February 12, 2014 at 02:11:26 pm
A milestone has been reached in the 60-year struggle to harness the nuclear reactions that power the Sun in an experiment that could lead to a way of producing an unlimited source of clean and sustainable energy in the form of nuclear fusion

King Richard III's Genome to be Sequenced
Posted on February 11, 2014 at 02:32:51 pm
Scientists have announced plans to sequence King Richard III's genomes in an attempt to discover more about the 15th century monarch, including what he really looked like

Watch the Moon Hug Jupiter Tonight
Posted on February 11, 2014 at 02:18:13 pm
If your sky is clear tonight (Feb. 10), be sure to check out the southeast sky about an hour or so after sundown for an eye-catching site: Jupiter and the moon shining together

Mystery of British Skulls Solved
Posted on February 11, 2014 at 01:57:29 pm
A trove of skulls and other body parts unearthed in the heart of London may have once belonged to Roman gladiators, war captives or criminals, a new study suggests

Oldest Star Found: Formed Just After Big Bang
Posted on February 10, 2014 at 05:58:45 pm
A team led by astronomers at The Australian National University has discovered the oldest known star in the Universe, which formed shortly after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago

Mass Extinction in the Blink of an Eye
Posted on February 10, 2014 at 05:53:58 pm
The largest mass extinction in the history of animal life occurred some 252 million years ago, wiping out more than 96 percent of marine species and 70 percent of life on land -- including the largest insects known to have inhabited Earth

Bold Prediction: Intelligent Alien Life Could Be Found by 2040
Posted on February 10, 2014 at 05:08:44 pm
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century, a prominent alien hunter predicts

Can Fish Oil Help Preserve Brain Cells?
Posted on February 09, 2014 at 04:37:56 pm
People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may also have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two years of brain health

Europe's Oldest Footprints Uncovered on English Coast
Posted on February 07, 2014 at 02:46:29 pm
The earliest human footprints outside of Africa have been uncovered, on the English coast, by a team of scientists led by Queen Mary University of London, the British Museum and the Natural History Museum

'Steak-Knife' Teeth in Oldest Land Predators
Posted on February 07, 2014 at 12:50:27 pm
The first top predators to walk on land were not afraid to bite off more than they could chew, a University of Toronto Mississauga study has found


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