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​NASA, SpaceX adapting 3D-printing for space exploration
The inability to print solid 3D objects from several different alloys, a challenging obstacle to using such parts in spacecraft, has been overcome by NASA. Meanwhile, SpaceX announced it actually used a 3D-printed part in a rocket launched in January.

03.08.2014 12:13

'Moral bankruptcy of capitalism': UK’s top public doctor shames western society over Ebola
Western countries should tackle drugs firms’ “scandalous” reluctance to invest in research into the virus which has already killed over 700 people in West Africa, the UK’s top public doctor said, adding, “They’d find a cure if Ebola came to London.”

03.08.2014 10:22

​Ebola-infected US aid worker arrives in ‘special isolation unit’ in Atlanta
One of the two infected US aid workers who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has arrived at a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. The country officials say there is no threat to the public as the patient will be treated in a special isolated unit.

03.08.2014 05:07

Russian virologists join battle with ‘deadliest outbreak of Ebola ever’
Russian virologists arrived in Guinea to help local doctors in their fight against a massive Ebola outbreak, which infected at least 1,323 people and so far resulted in 729 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

03.08.2014 01:29

The Big Klekowskii: Yes, ancient penguins were the size of basketball players
The kind of penguins that are the stuff of children’s nightmares used to roam the Earth millions of years ago. According to new evidence gleaned from bone fossils, the colossal creatures once stood 2 meters tall and weighed over 100 kilograms.

02.08.2014 11:54

‘Nightmare bacteria’ spreading rapidly in Southeastern US
Deadly, nearly untreatable superbugs known as CRE, dubbed “nightmare bacteria,” have spread at an alarming rate throughout the southeastern region of the US in recent years, new research indicates.

01.08.2014 16:15

£300m DNA project could revolutionize British medicine
Medicine could be revolutionized by a UK project committed to mapping the DNA genetic code of people with cancer and rare diseases.

01.08.2014 15:04

‘Impossible’ space drive tested by NASA foretells future of deep-space travel
NASA has conducted long-awaited experiments to prove that the fabled space drive, capable of generating its own thrust and breaking a fundamental law of physics, works. If the find survives fresh scrutiny, space ship construction will be revolutionized.

01.08.2014 05:18

Severe drought in California spreading at unprecedented rate
The drought in California is getting worse as more than half the state now suffers from the most severe drought conditions possible, according to a new report.

01.08.2014 03:43

NASA looks to produce oxygen on Mars with next rover
The next Mars rover is going to be home to numerous ambitious experiments, including one that will see NASA try to produce oxygen on the Red Planet.

01.08.2014 02:06

‘Chill out!’ Neil deGrasse Tyson defends GMO foods (VIDEO)
Acclaimed American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a message for opponents of genetically-modified foods: “Chill out!”

31.07.2014 14:29

UK hospital accused of selling body parts for booze
​A leading cancer hospital is to be investigated following allegations that one of its staff members exchanged human body samples for whisky and cash.

31.07.2014 13:36

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