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2014/12/17 13:17
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PillCam SB’s innovative and patient-friendly design earned it a place as one of the few objects outside the Smithsonian collection chosen for the exhibit. The vitamin-sized, disposable capsule...
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2014/12/16 22:27
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Vintage videogame found in New Mexico landfill sent to Smithsonian ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Reuters) - A copy of a vintage ET Atari videogame extracted from a New Mexico landfill where hundreds of the...
2014/12/16 22:20
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A tour connected to the National World War II Museum is taking three dozen people to the battlefields and towns in Belgium where the Battle of the Bulge was fought 70 years...
2014/12/16 14:31
2014/12/16 14:31
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Modern climate change is not exactly unprecedented, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience, which found similarities between current conditions and the rate at which carbon emissions...
2014/12/15 16:35
2014/12/15 16:35
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The path to discovery is seldom simple or easy. This discovery is no exception. Brian Edwards was the chief scientist on a joint US-Canadian ice breaker expedition aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter...
2014/12/15 03:20
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby performs during a show at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla. For five decades, Bill Cosby maintained a...
2014/12/15 03:17
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IT WASN’T just an asteroid. At the beginning of the 1980s the mystery of what caused the mass extinction of the dinosaurs was still very much unanswered. By the end of the decade, the discovery of a...
2014/12/14 04:50
2014/12/14 04:50
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Global vision: Melissa Chiu inside the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum with Morris Louis' Point of TranquilityPhoto: New York Times The Hirshhorn Museum peeks out from its nook on Washington DC's...
2014/12/12 21:55
2014/12/12 21:55
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Ralph H. Baer, the father of the home video game, died Saturday at 92. Baer invented the Odyssey video game system and co-invented the electronic game Simon. Baer, who was Jewish, emigrated with his...
2014/12/12 15:19
2014/12/12 15:19
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Forty-six founding Civil Air Patrol members were present today to see the organization honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for the service they and more than 200,000 other CAP...
2014/12/12 06:21
2014/12/12 06:21
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Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30-4:30 p.m. Warren Library, Market St., Warren, open, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Community lunch, free to the public, The Salvation Army, 311 Beech St., noon. Crary Art...
2014/12/11 20:54
2014/12/11 20:54
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Sophomore Nisarg Dabhi does meticulous, carefully labeled work to prepare DNA for analysis. (Les Todd - Duke Photo) Related Stories Durham, NC - For scientific findings to soar to new heights,...
2014/12/11 20:06
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We may never know what came first -- the chicken or the egg -- but thanks to the largest-ever study of avian genomes, we now know a lot more about where both of them came from. Analyses of 45 bird...
2014/12/11 11:13
2014/12/11 11:13
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Lonnie Bunch had a good thing going in Chicago. He was running the Chicago Historical Society, helping to guide its transition to eventually becoming the more outward facing Chicago History Museum....
2014/12/11 07:10
2014/12/11 07:10
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Longtime Palm Beacher Merrilyn Bardes’ home at 196 Banyan Road, among the first houses ever to earn landmark protection from the town, has changed hands in a $12 million sale recorded...
2014/12/11 01:17
2014/12/11 01:17
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IT’S spent more than a million years, lurking in the mud beneath the Arctic Ocean. Now it’s one of science’s newest species. While it doesn’t look special, the ancient creature — an early variety of...
2014/12/10 06:02
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LAGUNA BEACH – One of Orange County’s wealthiest couples is donating $10 million to upgrade the hospital in their hometown. Mission Hospital Laguna Beach plans to use the money from Sue and Bill...
2014/12/10 00:28
2014/12/10 00:28
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Two veteran DFL legislators from Minneapolis said Tuesday that Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority representatives have talked to Maplewood-based 3M Co. about a product that could be used on the...
2014/12/09 23:29
2014/12/09 23:29
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Long before the Xbox came the Brown Box, a creation that defense contractor engineer Ralph Baer and colleagues built in the late 1960s that would become known as the first real video game system. The...
2014/12/09 18:25
2014/12/09 18:25
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With the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office investigation still looming overhead, National Museum of Industrial History officials announced Tuesday they restarted constructionto get the museum in...
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