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Baltimore Sees Pockets of Resistance After 'Defining Moment'

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Hypernova: one direct hit of its deadly gamma rays and life on Earth will be obliterated

The Night Sky in May 2015: when black holes collide, they unleash a stellar fury<p>It is now 65 years since Enrico Fermi asked his famous question: "Where is everyone?" Yet still no trace of alien civilisations has been found.<p>They ought to exist. The Sun is an ordinary star and Earth an ordinary …

The Ted Cruz economy: Reality-checking his talking points

The race for 2016 is officially on.<p>Senator Ted Cruz is the first to announce his or her presidential candidacy, and he had a lot to say about the election issue expected to take center stage: the U.S. economy.<p>Here are Cruz's top economic talking points so far...<p><b>1. Cruz: We have a 'job problem':</b> …

How to have mind-boggling fun with infinity

The human brain is happy working with nice finite numbers. As soon as you start working with infinity, things start happening that are completely …


Dawn on Ceres: Nasa probe to enter dwarf planet's orbit

Photograph: Nasa/JPL-Caltech/UCLA<p>Dwarf planet Ceres and the giant asteroid Vesta in comparison to Mars, Mercury, and Earth’s moon.<p>276<p><p>460<p>Photograph: Nasa/JPL-Caltech/UCLA<p>…


How alien life might look on Saturn's moon Titan

Scientists have come up with a cellular lifeform which could exist in the chemical conditions on Saturn's moon Titan<p>Alien lifeforms may exist in the solar system but they would look very different to life on Earth, scientists have suggested.<p>A new type of methane-based, oxygen-free life form that …

How Drug Company Gilead Outpaces Its Competitors—And Common Diseases

It can take up to 15 years to bring a lifesaving drug to market. Gilead operates at the speed of need.<p>Before visiting the chemistry lab at Gilead Sciences in Foster City, California, I don the man­datory blue smock and safety goggles that obscure half my face. When I enter, I notice that someone …

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