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Scientists produce world's first gene-edited reptiles

But due to the way reptiles reproduce, experts can't predict when this will happen. The objective of this genetic engineering exercise, according to Doug Menke, an associate professor at the Univers...

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NASA invites students to name the next Mars Rover mission

NASA invites students to name the next Mars Rover mission

Students at US public, private and home schools can enter an essay contest to explain why their proposed name should be picked. One grand prize victor will also be invited to the July 2020 launch fr...

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The water is lava: Aftermath of underwater volcano eruption

The water is lava: Aftermath of underwater volcano eruption

The mass is usually formed when magma is cooled rapidly. A large pumice raft is slowly drifting in the Pacific Ocean believed to be the result of an underwater volcanic eruption in early August ne...

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Leonardo DiCaprio urges government action on Amazon fires 'tragedy'

Leonardo DiCaprio urges government action on Amazon fires 'tragedy'

The fund, which is asking for public support, will give 100% of donations directly to organizations fighting fires and protecting indigenous lands. Fires are frequent in Brazil's annual dry season...

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SpaceX's Dragon completes record-setting third Space Station resupply mission

The Hawthorne, California-based company will return the capsule to shore and send NASA's supplies to their final destinations. An unmanned rocket conveying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent i...

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Dorian strengthens into hurricane

Dorian strengthens into hurricane

Hurricane force winds begin at 74 miles per hour. "The latest computer models are showing it having a much better chance of becoming organised when it moves through the Bahamas - but not in enough ...

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Scientists have found an exoplanet with weird orbit

This could have been another massive planet-and when the two collided, HR 5183 b was placed into an egg-shaped orbit, while the other was flung from the solar system. Moreover, the researchers suggest...

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Telltale Games To Be Resurrected By LCG Entertainment

Telltale Games To Be Resurrected By LCG Entertainment

By September 2018, the studio shuttered , laying off much of its staff and canceling numerous projects. Ottilie sat down with Polygon for an interview and elaborated a bit on the new version of ...

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NASA to declare Mars rover Opportunity dead after eight month radio silence

NASA to declare Mars rover Opportunity dead after eight month radio silence

The six-wheeled vehicle that helped gather critical evidence that ancient Mars might have been hospitable to life was remarkably spry up until eight months ago, when it was finally doomed by a feroc...

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US Astronaut Rejects Space Crime Accusation

US Astronaut Rejects Space Crime Accusation

In a historic first for dyke drama, a lesbian astronaut who was on a mission in outer space has been accused of a serious crime by her estranged wife. She added that she will reserve comment until t...

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NASA recognized the Pluto planet

NASA recognized the Pluto planet

That verdict goes against the official decision made by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) back in 2006, which resulted from a vote among astronomers. This meant that Pluto (and different ob...

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Amazon fires: G7 countries pledge £18m to tackle blazes

Amazon fires: G7 countries pledge £18m to tackle blazes

Monday's agreement was reached following a summit work session focused on climate, oceans and biodiversity - a session that U.S. President Donald Trump missed in order to attend one-on-one meetings wi...

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NASA astronaut Anne McClain accused of committing first-ever 'space crime'

Worden said the FTC has not responded to the identity theft report, but that an investigator specialising in criminal cases with NASA's Office of Inspector General has been looking into the accusation...

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Cooler weather for you Sunday

Cooler weather for you Sunday

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day and a 30 percent chance of showers at night. Afternoon highs look to be in the 70s. Before the bou...

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Indian Spaceship Chandrayaan 2 Launched in Moon's Orbit

Indian Spaceship Chandrayaan 2 Launched in Moon's Orbit

The Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 mission is a prestigious one as it is aimed to make India the fourth nation in the world to land and ride on the moon after the US, Russia and China . In addition to ...

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Docking aborted for Russia's first humanoid robot in space

Docking aborted for Russia's first humanoid robot in space

The move from Soyuz MS-13 former docking port to its new spot at the aft end of the station's Zvezda module is intended for an unmanned spacecraft, Soyuz MS-14, which is now safely trailing to the ISS...

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Chandrayaan 2: sent some more wonderful pictures of Earth and Moon!

Chandrayaan 2: sent some more wonderful pictures of Earth and Moon!

The Chandrayaan-2 mission is scheduled to last only for one year, but it should be enough for the probe to collect all the necessary data. Now Chandrayaan 2 has taken some awesome pictures of both Moo...

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G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron

Experts say increased land clearing during the months-long dry season to make way for crops or grazing has aggravated the problem this year. Several residents in the capital, Porto Velho , told AF...

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Dark side of the moon: Spacecraft makes historic lunar landing

Dark side of the moon: Spacecraft makes historic lunar landing

The robotic craft reportedly touched down in the South Pole-Aitken basin at 10.26am CST. Chang'e-4's observations could give clues to the processes behind the differences . The satellite is appropr...

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Fracking halts again at Cuadrilla site after biggest tremor yet

Fracking halts again at Cuadrilla site after biggest tremor yet

Study author Dr Christopher Vane, head of organic geochemistry at the British Geological Survey, said the research "transforms our view of United Kingdom shale gas reserves". "52 seismic events i...

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Plastic particles in drinking water pose no threat

Plastic particles in drinking water pose no threat

Dr Pantos, who is co-leading a five-year MBIE funded project investigating the impacts of microplastics in New Zealand says while there does not appear to be an immediate health risk posed by drinki...

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The first crime in space? Nasa investigates an unprecedented divorce case

Anne McClain acknowledged she accessed the account while she was onboard the ISS but has denied any wrongdoing. Later the same year, McClain reportedly accused Worden of assault. McClain successfully...

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New Horizons reveals a 'snowman' at the edge of the solar system

New Horizons reveals a 'snowman' at the edge of the solar system

The rotation variables here are figured by watching the light curve given by Ultima Thule - it's most certainly a spinning set of buddies. It will take almost two years for New Horizons to beam ...

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NASA set to investigate first space crime

NASA set to investigate first space crime

Her estranged spouse, Summer Worden, is said to have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. The freaky accusation was made against decorated NASA astronaut Anne McClain , who is embro...

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Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station docking

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station docking

It is now floating in the Soyuz rocket around 100 metres from the station. Known as FEDOR, which stands for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research, the Skybot F-850 is the first humanoid r...

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Chances of system near Florida developing increase to 60 percent

Chances of system near Florida developing increase to 60 percent

It is then expected to head back toward the Atlantic Ocean near Central Florida on Saturday. A tropical depression is likely to form by Saturday night. NOAA's National Hurricane Center issued a Trop...

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Last of its kind rocket puts Global Positioning System satellite in orbit

Last of its kind rocket puts Global Positioning System satellite in orbit

Air Force. The newly launched Global Positioning System satellite is the second in a series of next-generation navigation spacecraft. The Delta IV Heavy, meanwhile, will continue to soar. The satell...

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ISRO releases first Moon image captured by Chandrayaan-2

ISRO releases first Moon image captured by Chandrayaan-2

The image shows two significant Moon landmarks, the Apollo crater and the Mare Orientale basin. Chandrayaan-2, a day old in its orbit around the moon, has started undergoing phased manoeuvres to sho...

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Russia Sends Humanoid Robot to Space Station in Rocket Test Flight

Russia Sends Humanoid Robot to Space Station in Rocket Test Flight

Since 2002, Soyuz spacecraft has transported astronauts to the International Space Station, but this time for this test flight, this Soyuz-MS spacecraft is carrying Russia's Skybot F-850 robot known...

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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope sheds light on Moon-like exoplanet

The exoplanet, which is a "super-Earth" with about 1.3 times the radius of our planet, was discovered a year ago by the Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Survey (TESS) space telescope. If LHS 3844 b ha...

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