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Debris of the Cosmos Seen in More Detail than Ever Before

Two Families of Comets Found Around Nearby Star: Biggest Census Ever of Exocomets Around Beta Pictoris By: European Southern Observatory via ScienceDaily.com The HARPS instrument at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has been used to make the most complete census of comets around another star ever created. A French team of astronomers has studied […]

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Fixing the Center of the Vertebrate Nervous System

Brain Surgery Through the Cheek By: InternDaily.com For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate – invasive, dangerous and with a long recovery period. Five years ago, a team of Vanderbilt engineers wondered: Is it possible to address […]

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Weird Creatures of the Under Earth

Cool Science Video of the Day: Carnivorous Leech Eats Giant Jungle Worm By: Jason Mick via DailyTech.com Don’t worry, this leech doesn’t suck human blood, but it’s bad news if you’re a giant jungle earthworm It’s big. It’s red.  And if you’re a worm you might be dead. That’s what we’ve learned from a pair […]

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The Power of Stars

Lockheed Claims Breakthrough on Fusion Energy By Andrea Shalal of Reuters via ScientificAmerican.com Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready in a decade. Tom […]

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A Mosaic of Colors for Woman’s Unique Sight

This Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors than the Average Person By: Alexandra Ossola via Popsci.com When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, turquoise, blue,” she […]

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Gold Nanoparticles Used in Treatment of Heart Damage

Israelis Use Gold Particles to Heal Heart Tissue Following Heart Attack By: NoCamels.com Just last year, NoCamels reported on a breakthrough method to aid the heart heal itself following a heart attack, using gold nanoparticles. Now, following further testing and developments, the Tel Aviv University research team has discovered a way to heal the heart […]

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Excuse to Nuke Added to the Government Line

U.S. says It Needs Nukes to Defend Against Asteroids By: Keith Wagstaff via NBCNews.com he U.S. government delayed the dismantling of some nuclear warhead components to protect against a foreign threat: asteroids. The nuclear component, called the canned subassembly (CSA), contains highly enriched uranium. Several of them were scheduled to be dismantled in 2015, but […]

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EBOLA HITS THE U.S. STRIKING IN DALLAS

    EBOLA HITS THE U.S. STRIKING IN DALLAS CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has The Ebola Virus Updated: September 30, 2014 6:36 PM Via CBS DALLAS DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials with the Centers for Disease Control have confirmed that a person in Dallas definitely has the Ebola virus. Tuesday’s official determination makes the patient […]

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