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California fossils, stone tools may rewrite New World human history

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WASHINGTON In what may be one of the most significant discoveries ever in archeology in the Americas, researchers on Wednesday said stone tools and broken mastodon bones unearthed in California show humans had reached the Americas by about 130,000 years ago, far earlier than previously known.

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Eighth time lucky: NASA launches super balloon to collect near space data

WELLINGTON A stadium-sized pressure balloon launched by NASA in New Zealand began collecting data in near space on Wednesday, beginning a 100-day planned journey after several launch attempts were thwarted by storms and cyclones. | Video

World, Apr 26 2017
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Scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature babies

LONDON, Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival.

Health, Apr 26 2017
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Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the 534-day U.S. record for cumulative time in space on Monday and marked the occasion by speaking with President Donald Trump about plans for human trips to Mars. | Video

U.S., Apr 24 2017
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U.S. spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn’s rings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA's Cassini spacecraft soared past Saturn's biggest moon for the last time on Saturday, tapping its gravity to slingshot into a series of exploratory dives inside the planet's rings, followed by a final fatal plunge into the gas giant.

Apr 22 2017
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China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab

SHANGHAI China's first cargo spacecraft docked successfully with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, marking a major step toward Beijing's goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022.

China Apr 22 2017

'Genius' TV series shows drama of Albert Einstein's life

NEW YORK Philosopher, humanitarian and physicist Albert Einstein is the subject of new TV series "Genius," which delves into the drama and passion of the man who developed the theory of relativity and helped initiate the U.S. effort to build an atomic bomb. | Video

Entertainment, Television, Apr 21 2017
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Elon Musk on mission to link human brains with computers in four years: report

Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.

Tech, Apr 21 2017
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Robots, chefs hope to bring invasive lion fish to restaurants near you

LOS ANGELES As it turns out, some of the best cooks in the world think lionfish, a venomous predatory fish which is breeding out of control and destroying marine ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is delicious. | Video

Environment, Apr 20 2017

China launches first cargo spacecraft as part of space station goal

BEIJING China launched its first cargo spacecraft on Thursday, taking another step towards its goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022.

China Apr 20 2017

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Conservatives back latest U.S. healthcare bill, obstacles remain

WASHINGTON The conservative House Freedom Caucus came out in support of a reworked U.S. healthcare overhaul bill even though it would not fully repeal Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, the group said in a statement on Wednesday.