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Friday, February 22, 2019

Science

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An artist's impression of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, currently en route to Pluto, is shown in this handout image

NASA Probe Nears Distant Space Rock for Landmark Flyby

By Joey Roulette ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) A NASA explorer is on track to reach the solar system's outermost region by early Tuesday morning, when scientists expect...
Surrogate mother dog and clone of Juice share enclosure at Sinogene in Beijing

Two of A Kind – China’s First Pet Cloning Service Duplicates...

By Joseph Campbell BEIJING (Reuters)  Juice is a one-foot tall canine wonder who has starred in dozens of Chinese film and television productions As he gets older...
A view from the edge of space is seen from the cockpit of Virgin Galactic's manned space tourism rocket plane SpaceShipTwo during a space test flight over Mojave

Virgin Galactic Completes Crewed Space Test, More Flights Soon

By Eric M. Johnson MOJAVE, Calif. (Reuters)  A Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping years of...
ISS photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking

Work in Space Does Not Seem to Shorten Astronauts’ Lives

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Although space travel exposes astronauts to forms of radiation that are uncommon on Earth, and that are linked to cancers...
Handout photo of three lunar samples are shown under glass in this photo taken in New York City

Soviet-Era ‘Moon Rocks’ Sell for $855,000 at New York Auction

(Reuters)  Three fragments of rocks retrieved from the moon by a Soviet space mission in 1970 were sold for $855,000 at a New York auction...
Robot Furhat is shown at a demonstration of technology in London

Furhat, A Robot with The Human Touch, Wants to Hear Your...

LONDON (Reuters)  Furhat tilts his or her head, smiles, exudes empathy and warmth, and encourages us to open up The robot, a three-dimensional bust with a...
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