Science

US woman loses battle to keep frozen embryos - 11/26/2015

UNITED STATES- A California judge on Wednesday ruled against a woman locked in a bitter dispute with her ex-husband to use frozen embryos over his objections, in a closely watched case. San Francisco...

New photos reveal Pluto's stunning geological diversity: NASA - 09/14/2015

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, Jean-Louis Santini- New, high-resolution images of the surface of Pluto beamed from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal unparalleled geographical variety -- from soaring...

Psychology research is often questionable, study finds - 08/27/2015

MIAMI, UNITED STATES, Kerry Sheridan- Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the...

It's showtime for Perseid meteors - 08/12/2015

PARIS, FRANCE, Marlowe Hood- Dark skies due to a nearly invisible moon will make this year's Perseid meteor shower -- peaking Wednesday and Thursday -- an especially star-studded event, astronomers...

'Spectacular' meteor showers to light up the sky - 08/08/2015

PARIS, FRANCE- The Perseid meteor shower -- an annual display of natural fireworks -- should be particularly spectacular this year, with extra-dark skies expected to create optimal stargazing...

NASA counts down to nail-biter Pluto flyby - 07/14/2015

MIAMI, UNITED STATES, Kerry Sheridan- After a near decade-long journey, an unmanned NASA spacecraft will make a close shave past Pluto on Tuesday, offering scientists a detailed glimpse of the dwarf...

'Jedi' astronauts say 'no fear' as they gear for ISS trip - 07/09/2015

STAR CITY, RUSSIA, Anna Smolchenko- Three astronauts set to travel to the International Space Station this month Wednesday voiced faith in Russia's space programme despite a delay to their trip...

Creativity and psychosis share a genetic source: study - 06/09/2015

PARIS, FRANCE- Artistic creativity may share genetic roots with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a study published on Monday. The research, published in the journal Nature...

Airbus developing reusable space rocket launcher - 06/07/2015

PARIS, FRANCE, Djallal Malti- European aircraft and aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled plans for a reusable space rocket launcher that should be ready in 2025, which the firm says will be radically...

T.Rex's 'bizarre' vegetarian cousin puzzles scientists - 04/28/2015

PARIS, FRANCE, Mariette Le Roux- Tyrannosaurus rex, one of history's most dreaded carnivores, had an odd-looking vegetarian cousin with a tiny head, long neck and stubby fingers, scientists said...
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