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Swiss unveil new solar plane for non-stop global flight
A Swiss team unveiled a new version of their unique solar aircraft Wednesday and is planning to complete their first round-the-world solar flight next year.

09.04.2014 19:40

Congress considers blocking GMO food labeling
A new bill introduced in Congress looks to ban states from implementing their own labeling laws when it comes to food containing genetically engineered ingredients.

09.04.2014 18:27

Navy creates ship fuel from seawater
Researchers working for the United States Navy say they are around a decade away from mastering a procedure that will make high-powered fuel for the military’s fleet of ships out of run-of-the-mill seawater.

08.04.2014 14:26

Electric shocks help paralyzed patients move again – study
Researchers have helped four paralyzed men to regain movement in their legs and feet using electric shocks. The study has been hailed as a milestone and could pave the way for groundbreaking treatments for paralysis patients.

08.04.2014 05:26

Fallen drone knocks Australian out of triathlon
An athlete competing in an Australian triathlon had her race cut short over the weekend when she needed to be hospitalized after being struck in the head with an unmanned aerial vehicle, also known as a drone.

07.04.2014 22:38

Oklahoma breaks record with hundreds of earthquakes after fracking intensifies
A series of earthquakes over the weekend continued to break alarming records of seismic activity in Oklahoma, which some scientists say is linked to increased fracking operations in the state.

07.04.2014 17:21

Brain ‘15-second delay’ shields us from hallucinogenic experience – research
Scientists have revealed the human brain has a 15-second lag that helps stabilize incoming visual information, which we don’t notice bombarding us in the course of our everyday lives.

06.04.2014 11:18

​Zombie cancer cells can resurrect, get cured by eating selves - study
A cancer study has achieved a breakthrough by showing that sick cells may be able to split themselves up to recover, instead of dying, when the body is exposed to chemotherapy – all by disabling a process that communicates the news of death.

06.04.2014 10:32

NASA spacecraft to rock dark side of the moon
A NASA spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon for months is set to conclude its mission, with a bang when it smashes into the far side of the celestial body later this month.

06.04.2014 12:48

NASA releases sensational solar flare footage (VIDEO)
A spectacular mid-level solar flare was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which released stunning footage of the looping whip of fire.

06.04.2014 09:31

Indian navigation satellite soars into orbit, step closer to own GPS-like system
The Indian Space Research Organization successfully launched its IRNSS-1B navigation satellite into space – the second of seven satellites which are bringing India steps closer to providing an alternative to US-owned global positioning systems.

05.04.2014 12:22

'Blood moon' rising: Total lunar eclipse on April 14-15, first in rare series
A total lunar eclipse set to sweep the skies on April 14-15 and turn the moon blood-red just before midnight has got scientists excited and some Christians fearing for the end of days.

05.04.2014 12:48

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