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With Russian help, Europe prepares to search for life on Mars
By Irene Klotz PARIS (Reuters) - The European Space Agency signed final contracts with Thales Alenia Space Italy for work on a pair of missions to assess if the planet Mars has or ever had life, officials said at the Paris Airshow this week. Until last year, the ExoMars program was a joint project between ESA and the U.S. space agency NASA. But NASA dropped out, citing budget problems. ...
NASA wants backyard astronomers to help track asteroids
By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA called on backyard astronomers and other citizen-scientists on Tuesday to help track asteroids that could create havoc on Earth. The U.S. space agency has already identified 95 percent of the potentially planet-killing NEOs - near Earth objects - with a diameter of .62 miles or more, a size comparable to the space rock many scientists believe wiped out the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago. ...
Beetles, housefly larvae open new frontier in animal feed sector
By Axelle du Crest and Valerie Parent PARIS (Reuters) - French start-up company Ynsect has identified a cheap, nourishing and locally sourced alternative to soybeans as a vital source of protein in animal feed. The clue is in its name. Ynsect is not alone in looking to invertebrates to meet a jump in demand for meat and fish, and so for feed, in coming decades. Black soldier flies, common housefly larvae, silkworms and yellow mealworms were named as among the most promising species for industrial feed output in a report last month by the FAO, the United Nations food agency. ...
Solar plane lands at Washington on journey across U.S.
(Reuters) - An airplane entirely powered by the sun landed in Washington on Sunday after a flight from St. Louis, the next-to-last leg of a journey across the United States intended to boost support for clean energy technologies. The Solar Impulse landed at Dulles International Airport outside Washington at 12:15 a.m. EDT, organizers said in a statement. It will remain in the U.S. capital until it takes off for New York in early July for the last leg of its historic trip. ...
AstraZeneca picks site for new global home in Cambridge
By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca has chosen a science park on the southern outskirts of Cambridge, England, next to the world-renowned Addenbrooke's Hospital, for its new $500 million global headquarters and research center. Property industry sources told Reuters last month that the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) was the most likely site for the new facility, which will house some 2,000 employees - a decision confirmed by the drugmaker on Tuesday. Transplanting the heart of the company to the university city is the centerpiece of a $2. ...
Sexual Images Sway Conservative Guys Toward Risk
Sexually conservative men are more swayed by sexual images than more adventurous dudes, according to a new study that might help explain why the sexually conservative, paradoxically, tend to take sexual risks.
1 in 4 Stroke Survivors Develops PTSD, Study Finds
Nearly one in four people who suffer a stroke experiences symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during the year following the event, according to a new study.
It's True: Some Parents Want to Live Through Their Kids
Yes, mom may really be pushing you into marching band because she always wanted to be drum major. New research finds that, consistent with what kids may believe, parents really do hope to live out unfulfilled ambitions through their children.
Fungus Among Us? Mold Concerns Delay Space Station Cargo Ship's Opening
The robotic European cargo ship Albert Einstein was opened Tuesday morning (June 18) at the International Space Station, a day late because of concerns that mold may have grown inside the vehicle, NASA officials said.
Wow! Mars Rover Captures Stunning Billion-Pixel Photo of Red Planet
A new 1.3-billion-pixel image from NASA?s Mars rover Curiosity allows viewers to zoom in and investigate part of the Red Planet in incredible detail.
Belief in Global Warming Drops After Cold Winter
After an especially cold winter across much of the United States, the American public was slightly less convinced that the planet is heating up, a new survey shows.
Science of Summer: Why Big-Budget Action Blockbusters Rule the Season
Summer is here, and as surely as temperatures soar and days grow long, big-budget, action-packed movies are back in theatres.
Scientists discuss new photo-taking satellite
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) ? Nearly 120 scientists and engineers from around the world are meeting in South Dakota this week to discuss operational and technical issues with collecting images from the Landsat 8 satellite.
Kenneth Wilson, Nobel winner for physics, dies
SACO, Maine (AP) ? A physics professor who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions has died in Maine at age 77.
Smarter Than C-3PO: Future Robots Will Work in Teams, Scientist Says
In the next few decades, teams of roving robots will take to the seas, the air and other hard-to-reach spots, communicating with one another and working to solve scientific problems, according to a Canadian scientist.
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The Science of Lisa Murkowski's Gay Marriage Evolution
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has announced her support for same-sex marriage. This used to be a more common thing, back when there were more moderate and Democratic senators who hadn't yet made the announcement. Or who hadn't yet "evolved," as politicians say these days. Thanks to Murkowski, we now have a better sense for how long that evolution takes. And she was right on schedule.
FutureLogic's GEN3 Evolution® Printer Selected Exclusively by Gila River Casi...
GLENDALE, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureLogic, Inc. , the world's leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that its GEN3 Evolution® printer ...
Watch: The Evolution of Flash Mobs
Once considered spontaneous displays of fun, flash mobs are now going corporate for big bucks.
Research and Markets: The Evolution of Cellular: Integrated 4G, WiFi, Small C...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Evolution of Cellular: Integrated 4G, WiFi, Small C
Evolution Named Agent for This One ?N That One
Los Angeles, CA -- Evolution has been appointed as the global licensing agent for children?s property This One ?N That One , created by actress, artist, author and designer Jane Seymour and actor, writer, director and producer James Keach.
Millennial Media Launches Next Evolution of Video Advertising Solutions
Millennial Media , the leading independent mobile advertising and data platform, today announced a suite of new advertising products for marketers to harness the power of mobile video on smartphones and tablets.
Evolution of an outbreak: Complications from contaminated steroid injections
( University of California - Davis Health System ) UC Davis assistant professor of medical microbiology and immunology George R. Thompson has written an editorial for JAMA, that appears with a new study on magnetic resonance imaging at the site of injection of a contaminated lot of a steroid drug to treat symptoms such as back pain resulted in earlier identification of patients with probable or ...
Evolution Legal Concierge Opens its Services in the Republic of Ireland
Evolution Legal Concierge is a law-firm based in United Kingdom which specialises in personal injury claims management. Over the years, the company has expanded its operations in various parts of UK, and is now fully operation in the Republic of Ireland. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Evolution-Legal-Concierge/Legal-Service/prweb10835270.htm
Premiere Launches Syndicated EDM Show Evolution With Pete Tong
Premiere Networks announces the nationwide launch of Evolution with Pete Tong . Available to CHR and Rhythmic radio stations nationwide, the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) program will further expand Clear Channel Media and Entertainment ?s Evolution brand, which includes the popular digital station Evolution on iHeartRadio , and terrestrial stations Evolution 101.7 Boston and Evolution 93.5 Miami.
New research backs genetic 'switches' in human evolution
A new study offers further proof that the divergence of humans from chimpanzees some 4 million to 6 million years ago was profoundly influenced by mutations to DNA sequences that play roles in turning genes on and off.
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