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Friday, December 14, 2018

Science

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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...
Fine-art handler Tom Richardson poses with a jacket belonging to British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking ahead of an auction of items from Hawkings' personal estate at Christie's in London

Stephen Hawking’s Thesis, Wheelchair Heading for Auction

LONDON (Reuters)  From a copy of his PhD thesis to his wheelchair, items belonging to Stephen Hawking are headed for auction, offering fans of the...
French forensic pathologist Bruno Fremont and forensic assistant Manu Robas inspect the remains of an unknow soldier at Verdun hospital

A Century after WW1, The Search for A Soldier’s Identity

By Richard Lough VERDUN, France (Reuters)  In a hospital mortuary in eastern France, the forensic doctor Bruno Fremont examines a gaping hole in the skull of...
A handout illustration of a hatching Deinonychus chick from a blue egg with brown spots

Some Dinosaurs Had Exquisite Eggs with Colours, Spots, Speckles

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters)  Some dinosaurs laid coloured, speckled and spotted eggs boasting exquisite hues of blue and brown, scientists said on Thursday, in a...
Scientists prepare for expedition to the world's deepest depths

Scientists Prepare for Expedition to The World’s Deepest Depths

(Reuters)  For the first time, humans will visit the deepest part of each of the five oceans, plunging to the sea floor using a two-person...
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