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Precision planetary lander technology tested by NASA

In anticipation of more ambitious planetary missions, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, in collaboration with Masten …

Jupiter May Have Destroyed Early Planets And Paved The Way For Earth

NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has, to date, enabled astronomers to discover over 1,000 planets outside of our solar system. But there’s a funny thing about the solar systems astronomers discovered – they don’t look much like ours at all. Most of them have larger, “super-Earths” – planets smaller than …

Astronomy

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Chasing The Mystery Of Spacetime's Local 'Bulk Flow'

For decades, the root cause of our Milky Way galaxy’s “bulk flow” in the direction of the Centaurus and Hydra constellations has retained an air of mystery. Our own star’s motion through the Milky Way is relatively well understood. But a full understanding of the exact forces driving our Local …

Together, nanotechnology, genetic interference may tackle 'untreatable/ brain tumors

There are no effective available treatments for sufferers of Glioblastoma multiforme, the most aggressive and devastating form of brain tumor. Now a …

NASA’s Rover Photographed Ancient Book On Mars: Weighty Tome Evidence of Ancient Civilization?

YouTube Mars anomaly researchers Mars Moon Space Photo Zoom Club (MMSPZC) have made a startling find on the planet Mars. The researchers announced …

Paranormal

Human DNA makes mice grow bigger brains

If most of our genes are the same as those of chimpanzees, how’d we humans evolve such big brains?<p>New research shows it’s possible to pick out key …

Loving Earth Can Sometimes Require Leaving It

It’s a good thing you can’t see human suffering in infrared wavelengths. That kind of pain is something seen in the visible, felt in the viscera. If …

Dozens of Christians abducted by Islamic militants in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State militants struck before dawn, staging house-to-house raids in a cluster of villages nestled along the Khabur River in …

Middle East

To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …

Biomedicine

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

Obama, Jordanian king vow to continue campaign against ISIS

President Barack Obama and Jordanian King Abdullah II vowed not to let up in the fight against ISIS Tuesday, as Jordanians mourned the death of a military pilot held captive by the militants.<p>Obama hosted Abdullah at the White House for a hastily arranged meeting Tuesday, hours after a video emerged …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Penta-graphene, a new structural variant of carbon, discovered

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and universities in China and Japan have discovered a new structural variant of carbon called …

NASA May Soon Send This Spacecraft to Jupiter's Moon Europa

With massive oceans buried under six kilometers of ice, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been a dream destination for astronomers. It's possible that …