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Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

Astronomers Spot Most Distant Supernova Ever Seen

An extraordinarily powerful "hypernova" a whopping 10.5 billion light-years from Earth is the most distant star explosion ever observed, a new study …

Universe

10 Most Amazing Travel Destinations in Vietnam : Asia Travel

Although Northern Vietnam gets fewer visitors than Ho Chi Minh City and the coastal cities in the south, this is a region of the country not to be …

Scientists say Earth’s atmosphere is raining viruses and bacteria down on the entire planet

If you like to start out your day by opening your window for a big breath of fresh air you might want to rethink your habits a bit. A new study …

These planes could jet you around the world at hypersonic speed

Aerospace firms aim to usher in a new era of supersonic travel.<p>Commercial airliners haven’t broken the sound barrier since the Concorde was retired in 2003. But now some aerospace firms hope to usher in a new era of supersonic air travel. Boom Supersonic, for one, plans to build 1,451-mile-per-hour …

Vietnam lists U.S.-based Vietnamese-American group as 'terrorist' organization

HANOI — Vietnam listed a U.S.-based group still loyal to the now defunct state of South Vietnam as a terrorist organization on Tuesday, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said.<p>The California-based Provisional Government of Vietnam, led by U.S. citizen Dao Minh Quan, established groups inside …

Vietnam

SpaceX rocket launches Luxembourg satellite for NATO

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday carrying into orbit a Luxembourg-made communications satellite designed in part to expand NATO's surveillance reach and its capability to deter cyber attacks on alliance members.<p>The liftoff at 4:25 p.m. …