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December 1, 2016
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin testifies at a Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, entitled "U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness," on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photoplay button
Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin medically evacuated from South Pole
December 1, 2016 - 2:28pm
November 26, 2016
Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, taken on July 13, 2015 when the spacecraft was 476,000 miles from the surface.  NASA/Handout via REUTERS
Underground ocean found on Pluto, likely slushy with ice
November 26, 2016 - 11:24am
October 27, 2016
 Kirsten Baesler, N.D. superintendent of schools, speaks  in Fargo. File photo
ND student scores rank in top five in national science exam
October 27, 2016 - 8:49pm
A handout photograph shows what scientists have identified as the first known example of fossilised brain tissue from a dinosaur, and say it resembles the brains of modern-day crocodiles and birds, released in London, Oct. 27. University of Cambridge/Handout via REUTERS
Scientists identify fossilized dinosaur brain tissue for first time
October 27, 2016 - 12:38pm
October 26, 2016
"The act of telling lies actually reduces our brain's emotional response to dishonesty and ecourages us to tell bigger lies in the future," said experimental psychologist Neil Garrett, who studied the effects of lying.(Dreamstime/TNS)
Neuroscientists show how tiny fibs snowball into big lies
October 26, 2016 - 3:30am
October 13, 2016
A tiny sand-grain-size tektites, thought to be created when vaporized material from an impact solidified while flying through the air, is shown in this image released in New York Oct. 13, 2016.  Courtesy Megan Fung/Handout via REUTERS
Blast from the past: comet may have hit Earth 56 million years ago
October 13, 2016 - 4:49pm
October 10, 2016
A scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton, Britain, July 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo
Doctors grapple with best use of potent new cancer drugs
October 10, 2016 - 3:18pm
October 8, 2016
The World's oldest woman, Jeanne Calment, 120 years old, is kissed by two young girls during a special ceremony in a retirement home in Arles, Southern France, February 21, 1995.   REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelisser/File Photo
Ripe old age: Humans may already have reached maximum lifespan
October 8, 2016 - 11:30am
September 16, 2016
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Giant meteorite found in Argentina
September 16, 2016 - 10:53am
September 12, 2016
The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File photo
FDA staff flags concerns about Pfizer's quit-smoking drug study
September 12, 2016 - 4:48pm
September 4, 2016
An explosion on the launch site of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is shown in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. September 1, 2016. Courtesy of Twitter.com/Kris N./Handout via REUTERS
After explosion destroyed satellite, owner says SpaceX owes $50 million or a free flight
September 4, 2016 - 1:28pm
Walter, a Golden Retriever, lies in a MRI scanner at a neurology clinic in Budapest, Hungary, February 9, 2014. Picture taken February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
Dogs use same parts of brain to process speech as humans
September 4, 2016 - 4:00am
August 24, 2016
A view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, is seen in an undated artist's impression released by the European Southern Observatory August 24, 2016.   ESO/M. Kornmesser/Handout via Reuters
Scientists find Earth-like planet circling sun's nearest neighbor
August 24, 2016 - 12:58pm
August 17, 2016
A morphine alternative with less overdose risk?
August 17, 2016 - 3:24pm
Dams containing small amounts of water can be seen in drought-affected farming area located west of Melbourne, Australia, in this picture taken on January 12, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray
After scorching heat, Earth likely to get respite in 2017
August 17, 2016 - 10:52am
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