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1. COROT To Scout For Rocky Planets Around Other Stars
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Rocky planets not much bigger than Earth could be detected by a space telescope called COROT set to launch on 27 December.
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2. Moths Drink The Tears Of Sleeping Birds
Posted in Flora and Fauna
A species of moth drinks tears from the eyes of sleeping birds using a fearsome proboscis shaped like a harpoon, scientists have revealed.
2. Moths Drink The Tears Of Sleeping Birds
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3. Huge Plant-Eating Dinosaur Unearthed In Spain
Posted in Flora and Fauna
Scientists in Spain have found the fossilized remains of one of the largest animals ever to walk the Earth, a gargantuan plant-eating dinosaur up to 125 feet long and weighing as much as seven elephants.
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4. Florida Homecoming Caps Shuttle Mission
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Space shuttle Discovery flew through gray Florida skies and safely touched down on a Kennedy Space Center runway at twilight on Friday to cap a 13-day mission to continue construction of the International Space Station.
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5. Giant Squid Caught On Video By Japanese Scientists
Posted in Flora and Fauna
Its mass of reddish tentacles flailing, a giant squid fought a losing battle to evade capture in a video unveiled by Japanese scientists on Friday.
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6. Unseasonable Flowering In The Netherlands
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Observers in the Netherlands reported that more than 240 wild plant species were flowering in December, along with more than 200 cultivated species. According to biologist Arnold van Vliet of Wageningen University, this unseasonable flowering is being caused by extremely high autumn temperatures.
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7. Bears Have Stopped Hibernating
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Bears have stopped hibernating in the mountains of northern Spain, scientists revealed yesterday, in what may be one of the strongest signals yet of how much climate change is affecting the natural world.
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8. Spain Set For Warmest Year On Record
Posted in Earth Sciences
This year is on track to be the warmest on record in Spain, a country which was already hot before global warming set in, the government said on Tuesday.
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9. Floods Hit South Malaysia, 30,000 Flee Homes
Posted in Earth Sciences
Southern Malaysia has been hit by the heaviest rains in 100 years this week and resultant flooding has forced about 30,000 people to flee their homes, news reports said on Wednesday.
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10. Discovery Set to Leave Space Station
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Space shuttle Discovery's astronauts have rewired the space station, managed three spacewalks, and now completed the most difficult task of their mission: getting a stubborn, solar array folded up during an impromptu fourth spacewalk.
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11. NASA, Google Aim For Virtual Space Travel Online
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Web surfers may soon be able to explore the canyons of Mars and experience a virtual flight over the surface of the moon thanks to a deal announced on Monday between Web search company Google Inc. and the NASA Ames Research Center.
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12. Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries Of 2006
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From the discovery of 100,000 year old shell beads in the Middle East to the uncovering of the first Egyptian Tomb since King Tut, these are the top 10 archaeological finds of 2006.
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1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
(Since the U.S. began routine chickenpox vaccination in 1995, the number of Americans sent to hospitals by the infection each year has dropped by more than two-thirds, government researchers reported Monday.)
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2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
(Smartphone usage is officially the fastest growing technology trend of the past 3 decades.)
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3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
(Several strange creatures including a psychedelic octopus have been found in frigid waters off Antarctica in one of the world’s most pristine marine environments. )
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4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
(This gallery of photographs shows the widespread devestation documented shortly after the 2011 disaster, and follows it up with a shot taken in the same place 3 months later. Quite a stunning compilation!)
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5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
(Chimpanzees in Senegal have been observed making and using wooden spears to hunt other primates, according to a study in the journal Current Biology.)
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6. How Jellyfish Work
6. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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7. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
7. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
(These are the top 5 accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to date. We cant wait to expand this list, so get to work NASA!)
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8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
(NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.)
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1. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
1. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
(Libyan troops pushed forward toward the insurgent stronghold of Benghazi on Thursday and launched air raids on its outskirts as Washington raised the possibility of air strikes to stop Muammar Gaddafi's forces.)
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2. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
2. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
(A new species of giant crayfish literally crawled out from under a rock in Tennessee, proving that large new species of animals can be found in highly populated and well-explored places, researchers said on Wednesday.)
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3. Marijuana Doesn't Cause Cancer
3. Marijuana Doesn't Cause Cancer
(Scientists were surprised to learn that a study of more than 2,000 people found no increase in the risk of developing lung cancer for marijuana smokers.)
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Category: Medicine and Biology
4. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
4. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
(Most glaciers will disappear from the Alps by 2050, scientists told a conference on climate change Monday, basing their bleak outlook on evidence of slow but steady melting of the region's continental ice sheets.)
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5. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
5. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
(Paleontologists can still hear the echo of the death knell that drove the dinosaurs and many other organisms to extinction following an asteroid collision at the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago.)
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6. Interspecies Sex: Evolution's Hidden Secret?
6. Interspecies Sex: Evolution's Hidden Secret?
(The act of mating with a species other than your own may not be as ill advised or peculiar as it seems. Recent research indicates that hybridization is not only widespread in nature but it might also spawn many more new species than previously thought.)
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Category: Flora and Fauna
7. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
7. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
(NASA's twin Mars rovers, nearing the third anniversary of their landings, are getting smarter as they get older.)
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Category: Astronomy
8. Russian-U.S. Soyuz Crew Lands Safely on Earth
8. Russian-U.S. Soyuz Crew Lands Safely on Earth
(A Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted onto the Kazakh steppe through stiff winds and snow on Wednesday, delivering a U.S.-Russian astronaut trio to Earth after five months on the International Space Station.)
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Category: Astronomy