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San Antonio Express-News
Albany's Radix center floats DIY ideas for sustainabilityThe island was launched Sunday into the Hudson River, recently feces-plagued ye
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
The island was launched Sunday into the Hudson River, recently feces-plagued yet again by storm runoff. Environmental engineering firms make huge islands, called "restorers," in robotic labs to clean polluted canals. Scott Kellogg, 42, helped... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia's artificial star reaches orbitcould be used to combat space junk by using a parachute-like structure to lower
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
could be used to combat space junk by using a parachute-like structure to lower the orbits of debris so they can burn up in Earth's atmosphere. However, some astronomers have slammed the creation, which is no larger than a rugby ball, calling it a... Read more
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EarthSky
Have you seen the Mayak satellite?satellite in orbit, with its reflectors unfurled, via Mayak. A team of young R
EarthSky / Posted 2 days ago
satellite in orbit, with its reflectors unfurled, via Mayak. A team of young Russians – led by Moscow State Mechanical Engineering University (MAMI) – managed to raise more than $30,000 on Russian crowdfunding website Boomstarter, in order to... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
The man whose putting lessons will help many pros at The Openheading. He pulled the flag and squeezed it joyfully as the 51-foot birdie atte
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
heading. He pulled the flag and squeezed it joyfully as the 51-foot birdie attempt dropped deadweight into the cup. In the center of the green, Henrik Stenson, playing the greatest round of his life, had walked the putt toward the hole and then... Read more
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Lake Placid News
On plane: 15 Marines, 1 Navy sailor mourned by familiesof the victims: Sgt. Chad Jenson from Redondo Beach, California, was remembere
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
of the victims: Sgt. Chad Jenson from Redondo Beach, California, was remembered by high school teammates as a selfless center on a championship high school football team whose commitment ultimately powered him into the Marines' elite 2nd Raider... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Hacking for Defense: Stanford class innovates for spies and warriorsclass that leaves students soaked in seawater, caked with sand and in a world o
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
class that leaves students soaked in seawater, caked with sand and in a world of hurt at the Navy SEALs’ Special Warfare Center. It’s certainly not every class whose final presentations draw an audience combining U.S. Marines, Air Force pilots... Read more
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NBC News
Families mourn 15 Marines, Navy sailor killed in plane crashof the victims: Sgt. Chad Jenson from Redondo Beach, California, was remembere
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
of the victims: Sgt. Chad Jenson from Redondo Beach, California, was remembered by high school teammates as a selfless center on a championship high school football team whose commitment ultimately powered him into the Marines' elite 2nd Raider... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Eclipse offers opportunities for education, experimentationand that’s going to be a game changer for eclipse scientists — both for studyin
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
and that’s going to be a game changer for eclipse scientists — both for studying the sun and what’s happening here on Earth,” said Alex Young, a solar scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Young is just one of many scientists... Read more
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TribLIVE
Colleges vie in ‘global war for talent,’ Congress eyes better G.I. benefits & youth curfews: 5 things to know todayKennedy, of the American Legion Post 080 in the North Hills, shares information
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Kennedy, of the American Legion Post 080 in the North Hills, shares information on helping veterans with Lauren Del Ricci (center,) and her mother, Helene Del Ricci, during the 2013 Student Veterans Education and Employment Conference. Lauren Del... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia high school students plan mission to MarsIf you're younger than 35, taller than 6-foot-2 or lacking in a background in a
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
If you're younger than 35, taller than 6-foot-2 or lacking in a background in a handful of very specific science and engineering fields, you're out of luck if you're hoping to train for a mission to Mars. That's according to a group of 60 Virginia... Read more
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Daily Mail
US military reveals 'Matrix' projects to plug brains into a computeron vision and two will focus on aspects of hearing and speech. It has selected
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
on vision and two will focus on aspects of hearing and speech. It has selected its five grant recipients for the Neural Engineering System Design (NESD) program, which it began at the start of this year. Brown University, Columbia University,... Read more
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New York Magazine
When Will the Planet Be Too Hot For Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.will not be enough. Indeed, absent a significant adjustment to how billions of
New York Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
will not be enough. Indeed, absent a significant adjustment to how billions of humans conduct their lives, parts of the Earth will likely become close to uninhabitable, and other parts horrifically inhospitable, as soon as the end of this... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Research institute has front seat for total eclipseit's no illusion. The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute is a nonprofit sc
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
it's no illusion. The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute is a nonprofit science education and research center hidden in the lush and leafy forest of Transylvania County, about 30 miles southwest of Asheville. The storied... Read more
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Rappler
Catch these speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparednesscapable of blood banking services. He also prioritized the aquisition of new eq
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
capable of blood banking services. He also prioritized the aquisition of new equipment for PRC's round-the-clock Operation Center to ensure efficiency of disaster monitoring. Senator Gordon has won numerous awards including the Ten Outstanding... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hacking for Defense: Stanford class innovates for spies and warriorsclass that leaves students soaked in seawater, caked with sand and in a world o
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
class that leaves students soaked in seawater, caked with sand and in a world of hurt at the Navy SEALs’ Special Warfare Center. It’s certainly not every class whose final presentations draw an audience combining U.S. Marines, Air Force pilots... Read more
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DW
Climate-friendly air travel - say what? |with the aviation industry alone comprising 5 percent of greenhouse gases produ
DW / Posted 15 days ago
with the aviation industry alone comprising 5 percent of greenhouse gases produced annually. With the German Aerospace Center (DLR) expecting jet fuel demand to increase 50 percent by 2030, environmental prospects for the industry are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia is set to launch the 'brightest star' in the night skycould be used to combat space junk by using a parachute-like structure to lower
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
could be used to combat space junk by using a parachute-like structure to lower the orbits of debris so they can burn up in Earth's atmosphere. However, some astronomers have slammed the creation, which is no larger than a rugby ball, calling it a... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
How the nanosatellite boom and battle for space could end in disaster for us allthe vision of Jersey, US, startup OneWeb, which has ambitions for a network of
Business Insider Australia / Posted 20 days ago
the vision of Jersey, US, startup OneWeb, which has ambitions for a network of 2000 satellites orbiting 1200km above the Earth. For the next eight weeks, SAS will be watching its tiny constellation to see if it functions as planned, as a... Read more
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The Columbian
Wildfire soot found on glaciersPolashenski, one of the study’s authors and a researcher with the U.S. Army Cor
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
Polashenski, one of the study’s authors and a researcher with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. The study found that a specific atmospheric event, a snowstorm in late July and early August of... Read more
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Newsweek
How scientists are altering DNA to genetically engineer new forms of lifebirth, and the company can work with brands to design entirely new materials fr
Newsweek / Posted 21 days ago
birth, and the company can work with brands to design entirely new materials from the cell level up. “It’s biology meets engineering,” says Andras Forgacs, the co-founder and CEO of Modern Meadow. “We diverge from what nature does, and we can... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Best of Preps award winners share speaker Vic Beasley's passionthe Atlanta Falcons' outside linebacker had the full attention of the dozens of
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
the Atlanta Falcons' outside linebacker had the full attention of the dozens of athletes inside the Chattanooga Convention Center. After all, Tuesday night's featured speaker at the Best of Preps Banquet has gone from small-town star to NFL... Read more
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redOrbit
Chinese scientists build the first quantum satellite networksatellite placed into orbit last summer has successfully used the laws of quant
redOrbit / Posted 22 days ago
satellite placed into orbit last summer has successfully used the laws of quantum mechanics to transmit information to Earth using an essentially unbreakable communications channel, according to BBC News and Los Angeles Times reports published... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Young Scientist From Quiogue Punches Her Ticket To Scientific Congresscongratulations, letting Zoila Chucuy know that, due to her academic success in
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 24 days ago
congratulations, letting Zoila Chucuy know that, due to her academic success in and dedication to science, technology, engineering and mathematics—or STEM—she had been nominated to attend a prestigious event.A 16-year-old rising junior at... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
This weekend will test SpaceX's ability to step up its launch pacesatellite on a Falcon 9 rocket with a reused first-stage booster at 11:10 a.m.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket with a reused first-stage booster at 11:10 a.m. Pacific time Friday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. That marks the second time the company has launched with a previously used booster. On Sunday afternoon,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's Secret GMO Research Exposedruns one of the most active GMO research facilities on the African continent. A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
runs one of the most active GMO research facilities on the African continent. According to the South African based African Center for Biodiversity (ACB), Uganda has the largest number of GMO crops under testing by NARO. These include maize,... Read more
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Technode
Live from TechCrunch – Kuang-Chi is bringing space tourism to Chinajetpacks, flying cars, and metamaterials. Metamaterials were what made Dr. Liu
Technode / Posted 29 days ago
jetpacks, flying cars, and metamaterials. Metamaterials were what made Dr. Liu famous. As a doctorate student at Duke University, he became known for his work on the “invisibility cloak,” a type of material that manipulates light and makes the... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
NewsmakersShorter University Rome, Ga. - Shorter University has announced students named
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 29 days ago
Shorter University Rome, Ga. - Shorter University has announced students named to the dean's list during the spring semester of 2017. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point... Read more
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Business Wire
Emulate, Inc. Awarded Grant to Fund Use of Human Emulation System aboard the International Space Stationbe conducted under healthy and inflamed states to assess how space travel affec
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
be conducted under healthy and inflamed states to assess how space travel affects neuronal function. The NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) provided the award of $2 million. The Center for the Advancement of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn State student to begin astronaut trainingMike Pence poses for a group photograph with NASA's 12 new astronaut candidates
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
Mike Pence poses for a group photograph with NASA's 12 new astronaut candidates on June 7, 2017 at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. NASA astronaut candidates, standing from left, Robb Kulin, Jonathan Kim, Robert Hines, Warren... Read more
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Philly.com
Penn State student to begin astronaut trainingMay 25 and they settled in to watch Apollo 13 about the space crew that overcam
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
May 25 and they settled in to watch Apollo 13 about the space crew that overcame severe equipment malfunction to return to earth. Cardman was beyond nervous: She knew she would hear from NASA that day whether she had been accepted into the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarSHOWS � 2017 Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee Series is 8-10 a.m. Saturdays, through
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
SHOWS � 2017 Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee Series is 8-10 a.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 26 at Lingenfelter Performance Engineering�s North Engine Build Facility in Wixom, www.lingenfeltercollection.com, free admission, donations of... Read more
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The Hindu
Where no loaf has gone beforewater before you eat, and looks like something that has been chewed on. Not at
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
water before you eat, and looks like something that has been chewed on. Not at all the taste experience you know from Earth.” Game plan In October 2016, Marcu and his team began drawing up their original concept. By December 2016, they were... Read more
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asianage
Scientists grow potato under Mars-like conditions in Peruin an experiment in Peru linked to US space agency NASA. "Preliminary results
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
in an experiment in Peru linked to US space agency NASA. "Preliminary results are positive," the International Potato Center (CIP) said this week after a potato grew under simulated Mars atmospheric conditions in an experiment in Lima. The... Read more

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