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Soyuz Heads To Space Station With New Crew An anonymous reader writes: Last night, a Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to deliver three astronauts to the International Space Station. Russia's Sergey Volkov, Denmark's Andreas Mogensen, and Kazakhstan's Aidyn Aimbet
Slashdot | 5 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
United Launch Alliance rocket blasts off with military satellite CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday to put a next-generation communications satellite into orbit for the U.S. military.
Reuters | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Blue whale caught on camera in English waters 'for the first time' Oceanographers claim grainy pictures showing worlds largest animal 250 miles off the coast are first since it was hunted to near-extinction The great creature surfaced from the murk of a deep-sea canyon, lingered just long enough for observers to grab a f
The Guardian | 6 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Practising staring at dots can shrink your blind spot Certain exercises can reduce the gaps in our visual field, and may eventually help those with eye damage to see better
NewScientist.com | 6 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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GinzVelo pod makes cycling safer and lets you cruise along at 30mph Ginzvelo was designed by peter Ginzburg from Virginia. The sit-down bike can be pedalled but it also boasts a 500-watt battery-powered motor to push you along for 100 miles on a single charge.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Humans still outdo computers in facial recognition tests In tests carried out by the University of New South Wales, forensic facial examiners were able to correctly identify faces more accurately facial recognition algorithm used in a previous study.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Soyuz rocket embarks on journey to International Space Station The trio blasted off in the Soyuz rocket on schedule at 0437 GMT (1237 EDT). The take-off marked the 500th launch from the Gagarin launchpad in Kazakhstan, named after the Soviet space pioneer.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Russian scientists set up new laboratory to resurrect woolly mammoths The North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk, Siberia, has set up a laboratory to study the DNA from the remains of ancient animals with the ultimate aim of cloning them.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Could That Cow Game turn you into a VEGETARIAN? The game (pictured) was created by Alexey Botkov from New Zealand for Ludum Dare, a 'games jam' that challenged developers to create a game with the brief: 'You are the monster.'
Mail Online | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mummified ancient Egyptian 'Chief of Stables' is oldest victim of heart failure Scans of the mummified remains of Nebiri, an ancient Egyptian who lived 3,500 years ago, revealed he died of acute cardiac failure, according to scientists from the University of Turin.
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