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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Israel’s first spacecraft built to land on the moon was set for launch on Thursday from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a mission that, if successful, would make the Jewish state only...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – No one would ever look at the huge and ferocious Tyrannosaurus rex as an underdog. But its newly discovered evolutionary great uncle certainly was. The Cretaceous Period dinosaur, Moros intrepidus, whose...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two astronauts who survived a midair rocket failure in October said on Thursday they had received counseling following their brush with death and felt ready to fly again next month. International Space Station...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

SEATTLE (Reuters) – NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a new government report, threatening the U.S. bid to revive its...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists are providing new evidence to answer the longstanding question about why zebras have stripes. It appears stripes make terrible landing strips, bamboozling the fierce blood-sucking flies that try to...

By admin on Feb 20th, 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Israel’s first spacecraft designed to land on the moon is set to blastoff from Florida on Thursday in the first privately-funded lunar mission, as the Jewish state seeks to become only the fourth...

By admin on Feb 20th, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The great white shark, one of the most fearsome predators in the world’s oceans in both fact and fiction, is a formidable creature — right down to its genes. A great white shark is seen in the waters...

By admin on Feb 19th, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese scientists will test the use of human-induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to treat spinal cord injuries, a health ministry panel that approved the research project said on Monday. The research team from...

By admin on Feb 18th, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – NASA said on Friday it was weighing an option to buy two additional astronaut seats aboard a Russian rocket as a contingency plan against further delays in the launch systems being developed by Elon Musk’s...

By admin on Feb 15th, 2019

KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (Reuters) – In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, scientists at a research base are scouring the ice for clues about everything from...

By admin on Feb 15th, 2019