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Mega Space Storm Would Kill Satellites for a Decade

A MAJOR solar storm would not only damage Earth's infrastructure, it could also leave a legacy of radiation that keeps killing satellites for years....

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Heal Thyself: The Power of Mind Over Body

Based on what we've learned about the placebo effect, there is good reason to think that talking to your pills really can make them....

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Is Our Universe Inside a Bubble? First Observational Test of the 'Multiverse'

Is Our Universe Inside a Bubble? First Observational Test of the 'Multiverse'

The theory that our universe is contained inside a bubble, and that multiple alternative universes....

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Power Walk

Engineers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Tom Krupenkin and J. Ashley Taylor, have figured out a way to effectively harvest mechanical energy. ....

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Fifty New Exoplanets Discovered

The bumper haul of new worlds includes 16 "super-Earths" - planets with a greater mass than our own, but below those....

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The Corporatocracy at Work

In 2010, scientists working with the United Nations Environment Programme were finally able to assess the contamination in Ogoniland, Nigeria, which they are now calling one of the world’s worst polluted oil fields....

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Cars Could Run On Recycled Newspaper, Scientists Say

Here's one way that old-fashioned newsprint beats the Internet. Tulane University scientists have discovered a....

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Earth May Once Have Had Two Moons

A new theory suggests the Earth once had a small second moon that perished in a slow motion collision with its "big sister"....

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A Cure for Cancer?

A new cancer therapy developed by immunologist Bruce Levine and colleagues, of the University of Pennsylvania, has successfully put three cancer patients in remission.....

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Japan Earthquake Vibrations Nearly Reached Space

The giant earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in March were so strong that their vibrations almost reached space, a new study says.....

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