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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 13, 2014

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AGENCIES

    ... Reuters   Russia launches first new post-Soviet rocket Russia successfully launched its first new design of a space rocket since the Soviet era from the northern military space port of Plesetsk ...

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    Short Science, June 29, 2014

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:47am by AGENCIES

    ...   Balloon’s test flight to the ‘edge of space’ An Arizona start-up company says it has successfully completed its first small-scale test flight of a stratospheric balloon and capsule being developed to show tourists a space-like view of the earth from 30km above ground. Privately owned World View, an offshoot of Paragon Space Development Corp, aims to start taking passengers to “the edge ...

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    Short Science, July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AGENCIES

    ... Mutant worms may put an end to hangovers Mutant worms generated at a lab at the University of Texas may provide a way to stop people from becoming intoxicated after drinking alcohol, a study released on Wednesday said. The research could lead to new drugs ...

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    Short Science, May 25, 2014

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:25am by AGENCIES

    ... stocks, identifying a marginal drop from 30 per cent to 28.8 per cent in over-exploitation. The Guardian   Global space spending up 4pc despite US cut Global spending on space grew 4 per cent last year to US$314 billion. Spending on satellites, launches and support services increased to US$314 billion, up 4 per cent, even though the US cut its space spending. Commercial space activity, ...

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    Short Science, July 6, 2014

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 01:29am by AGENCIES

    ... Many would rather get shocked than sit alone Many people would rather inflict pain on themselves than spend 15 minutes in a room with nothing to do but think, according to a new US study. Just over 200 people, including students and non-students and rangi ...

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    Short Science, April 7, 2013

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the functions of human cells. These "droplet networks" could be the building blocks of a new technology used to pass on drugs and could even replace damaged tissue, said Oxford University. AFP   Space weather centre launched in Brussels Europe has launched its first space weather co-ordination centre in Brussels to raise the alarm for satellite-sizzling solar storms that threaten ...

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    Short Science, June 22, 2014

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by AGENCIES

    ... Mutations may cut heart disease 40pc A rare set of genetic mutations found in fewer than 1 per cent of the population may cut the risk of heart disease by 40 per cent. The findings in the New England Journal of Medicine show how certain flaws in a gene ca ...

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    Short Science, June 15, 2014

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... Study reveals the battle of genes We know we are a product of two sets of genes, but what we may not realise is that how we turn out may be the result of an in-utero battle that pits our mother's genes against our father's. Of the tens of thousa ...

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    Short Science, May 18, 2014

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:36am by AGENCIES

    ... shrinking in size Jupiter's Great Red Spot seems to be on a cosmic diet, shrinking rapidly before our eyes. Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope calculate that the spot, which ...

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    Short Science, December 9, 2012

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 01:03am by AGENCIES

    ... but nobody had envisioned that the [moon's] crust was so beaten up," said Professor Maria Zuber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientist leading the mission. "This ...   Voyager 1 probe at 'magnetic highway' Nasa's Voyager 1, which is heading out of the solar system, has reached a "magnetic highway" leading to interstellar space ...




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