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South African Fossils Are Human Missing Link, Says New Study
The discovery has been the subject of a contentious debate.
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Mysterious Repeating Radio Signal Detected In Deep Space For Only The Second Time
Little is known about these extremely rare radio bursts, including where they come from.
China Just Made History In Moon Landing. What Will The U.S. Do About It?
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Trump sees China as a military threat in space.
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Who Will Grow Our Food In The Future?
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Just 4 percent of America's family farms are run primarily by someone under 35.
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5 Radical Ideas To Slow Climate Change and Tackle Our Waste Crisis
While none will single-handedly save the world, extreme and sometimes controversial plans are gaining traction.
SpaceX Launches First U.S. National Security Space Mission
By Joseph Ax, Reuters
The Falcon 9 rocket carrying a roughly $500 million GPS satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 8:51 a.m. local time.
These Gorgeous Space Images Are Making People Want To Ice Skate On Mars
The Korolev crater is making the red planet the world's new fantasy winter destination.
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Pink Dwarf Planet Nicknamed 'Farout' Is Solar System's Most Distant Object
By Will Dunham, Reuters - Text
The astronomer who nicknamed the planet "Farout" said he did so because it's both "cool" and "a very-far-out object in distance."
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Ancient 'One Of A Kind' Tomb Unveiled In Egypt: PHOTOS
By Patrick Werr, Reuters
The 4,400-year-old tomb is adorned with hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs.
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200 Nations Agree On Global Climate Pact Rules After Weeks Of Talks
By Bate Felix, Nina Chestney and Agnieszka Barteczko, Reuters
After two weeks of talks in Poland, nations finally agreed on rules for combatting climate change.
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Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos In Baby Powder, Didn't Report To FDA
By Lisa Girion, Reuters
The earliest mentions of tainted J&J talc that Reuters found come from 1957 and 1958 reports by a consulting lab.
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Bird-brained Thief Tries Smuggling Dozens Of Finches In Hair Rollers
By Gina Cherelus, Reuters
A Customs spokesman said some people like to bet how many times a finch chirps in a minute.
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NASA's InSight Lander Takes Its First Selfie From The Surface of Mars
Your selfies are going to be pretty terrestrial by comparison.
Woman Inhales Brain-Eating Amoeba Using Neti Pot
A Seattle woman died from a rare brain-eating amoeba after using a neti pot with unsterilized tap water.
NASA Records Sound Of Mars' 'Really Unworldly' Wind For The First Time
The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander during its first week of operations at Mars.
World's First Baby Born Via Uterus Transplant From Deceased Donor
By Kate Kelland, Reuters
A woman in Brazil who was born without a uterus successfully gave birth to a healthy baby girl in 2017 following the transplant, researchers said.
Where Is He Jiankui? Chinese Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies Reportedly Missing
The scientist has not been seen for several days, according to local news outlets. But officials from He's former university say he has not been detained.
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The Gene-Edited Babies And CRISPR-Cas9 Controversy, Explained
CRISPR-Cas9 has the ability to change everything about our world. Here’s why it's awesome and why it's scary.
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'Proud' Chinese Geneticist Says Another Baby-Gene Editing Volunteer Is Pregnant
By Holly Chik & Farah Master, Reuters
He Jiankui is now facing ethical questions over his alteration of the embryonic genes of twin girls born earlier this month to help protect them from HIV.
NASA’s InSight Spacecraft Lands Successfully On Mars After 300-Million-Mile Journey
After "seven minutes of terror," it's NASA's first such landing attempt on the Red Planet in six years.
Scientists in China Claim First Gene-Edited Babies
By Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press
He Jiankui of Shenzhen used a powerful new tool to alter the DNA of twin girls born this month in China.
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NASA Looking Toward Manned Mission To Mars 'Sometime In The 2030s'
The agency first wants to learn various lessons by sending humans back to the moon.
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Biology Student Uses BTS Members To Explain Parts Of The Animal Cell
Now it all makes sense.
The Ozone Layer Is Healing
Since the 1970s, the ozone layer has slowly become thinner, now, the ozone layer is slowly being repaired.
Cooking With Bugs
From ant nachos to cookies with crickets, this science class is trying to bring bug-eating into the mainstream.
Stephen Hawking’s Items Up For Auction
Stephen Hawking’s most prized possessions, like his wheelchair, doctoral thesis and “The Simpsons” script are up for auction.
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