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Boston's Heroin Users Will Soon Get A Safer Place To Be High

A Boston nonprofit plans to soon test a new way of addressing the city's heroin epidemic. The idea is simple. Along a stretch of road that has come to be called Boston's "Methadone Mile," the program will open a room in March with a nurse, some soft chairs and basic life-saving equipment — a place …

The myth of the know-it-all scientist | Dean Burnett

A surreal aspect of being a scientist is the weird questions you get asked by those outside the field. There are many reasons why this can happen, some of which are the fault of scientists themselves<p>I’m currently in the middle of a publicity campaign for my first book, The Idiot Brain. And yes, …

Scott Kelly Reflects On His Year Off The Planet

"I have taken a lot of pictures because I've been up here for a long time," NASA astronaut Scott Kelly said during a recent press conference from the International Space Station. "I've definitely taken some good ones and some memorable ones."<p>When he returns to Earth on Tuesday evening, Kelly will …

The Best Photographs From Scott Kelly's Year In Space

"#Jimena in the Pacific is a massive storm. Makes the moon look puny. #YearInSpace"—via Twitter on Aug. 30, 2015.<br>Scott Kelly—NASA

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How Scott Kelly's year in space may have changed his body

The body reacts in strange ways to microgravity<p>NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is returning to Earth tonight, wrapping up a 340-day-long stay aboard the International Space Station. It's the longest amount of time an American astronaut has lived in space, says NASA. The extended stay is part of the …

15 Amazing Photos from Astronaut Scott Kelly's Year in Space

The NASA astronaut has retired after completing one of the longest space flights ever—and taking incredible photos from space along the way.<p>U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly has retired from NASA, after 20 years of service and more than 520 days in space—more time in space than any other American. He also …

Watch Scott Kelly return to Earth today after spending a year in space

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