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NASA manages to return stray Voyager 1 back to right track

December 2, 2017 11:00 pm
NASA manages to return stray Voyager 1 back to right track

This NASA artist concept handout image, obtained on August 15, 2017, depicts one of the twin Voyager spacecraft. (Via AFP) NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft — cruising interstellar space billions of miles from Earth — was back on the right track Friday thanks to thrusters that were fired up for the first time in 37 […]

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Japanese scientists make battery breakthrough

November 29, 2017 1:53 am
Japanese scientists make battery breakthrough

This picture, taken at the Bluebus factory in Ergue-Gaberic, western France, on October 12, 2017 shows lithium batteries used in an electric bus. (By AFP) Japanese scientists have developed a new type of chemical that could bring about a breakthrough in battery making by facilitating greater power storage. A team […]

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Honda recalls 800,000 minivans in the United States over faulty seats

November 20, 2017 6:00 pm
Honda recalls 800,000 minivans in the United States over faulty seats

The 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan is shown at its reveal at the 2017 North American International Auto Show on January 9, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the […]

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Artificial intelligence could overpower humans: Renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking

November 12, 2017 2:00 am
Artificial intelligence could overpower humans: Renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking

British cosmologist Stephen Hawking delivers a video message during the opening ceremony of the 2017 Web Summit, in Lisbon, on November 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking said artificial intelligence (AI) could “take power” in the future as technology develops.  In a video message played during the […]

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Scientists in Egypt find huge ‘void’ in Great Pyramid of Giza

November 2, 2017 10:40 pm
Scientists in Egypt find huge ‘void’ in Great Pyramid of Giza

Great Pyramid of Giza (File photo) A huge undiscovered “void”, the size of a jet plane, has been found inside the Great Pyramid of Egypt. The 30-meter-long secret chamber, sealed off 4,500 years ago, has remained untouched until this day, scientists revealed on Thursday. The discovery, named simply “Big Void”, has been […]

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Scientists in Egypt find huge ‘void’ in Great Pyramid of Giza

10:40 pm
Scientists in Egypt find huge ‘void’ in Great Pyramid of Giza

Great Pyramid of Giza (File photo) A huge undiscovered “void”, the size of a jet plane, has been found inside the Great Pyramid of Egypt. The 30-meter-long secret chamber, sealed off 4,500 years ago, has remained untouched until this day, scientists revealed on Thursday. The discovery, named simply “Big Void”, has been […]

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‘Monster’ planet challenges existence theory

October 31, 2017 11:01 pm
‘Monster’ planet challenges existence theory

This image released on October 31, 2017 by the University of Warwick shows an artist’s impression of planet NGTS-1b with its neighboring sun. (Photo by AFP) A “monster” planet, which should in theory not exist, has been discovered orbiting a faint dwarf star far, far away, surprised astronomers said Tuesday. […]

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‘Monster’ planet challenges existence theory

11:01 pm
‘Monster’ planet challenges existence theory

This image released on October 31, 2017 by the University of Warwick shows an artist’s impression of planet NGTS-1b with its neighboring sun. (Photo by AFP) A “monster” planet, which should in theory not exist, has been discovered orbiting a faint dwarf star far, far away, surprised astronomers said Tuesday. […]

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UK scientists and engineers create small surgery robot

August 20, 2017 10:30 pm
UK scientists and engineers create small surgery robot

UK researchers revolutionize robotic surgery by using mobile technology to create “smart robotic surgeons.” (File photo) Scientists have developed the world’s smallest surgical robot, an achievement that could bring about a major transformation in medical operations. The robot, called Versius, was built by a team consisting of 100 UK scientists […]

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Scientists at a Massachusetts company create safer pig organs with goal of transplants for humans

August 12, 2017 1:02 pm
Scientists at a Massachusetts company create safer pig organs with goal of transplants for humans

In what could be a game-changer for modern medicine, scientists use gene-editing technology to clone piglets that lack a potentially dangerous retrovirus. (File photo by Reuters) Scientists at a Massachusetts company seeking to make pig organs safe enough to be transplanted into humans have used gene-editing technology to clone piglets […]

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