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Doomsday Seed Vault's New Adds: "Space Beer" Barley, Brazil Beans

About 20,000 new crop varieties have been sent to the Arctic facility.<p>Beer and whiskey lovers, raise a glass to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, which has just taken in 20,000 new crop varieties—including 575 types of barley.<p>The seeds, sourced from more than a hundred countries, arrived this week to …

Q&A: Neil deGrasse Tyson Unveils the Cosmos

The cosmic message, according to Neil deGrasse Tyson: Take care of our world.<p>In its first airing, <i>Cosmos</i> created a new star, Cornell astronomer Carl Sagan. The seminal series opened the eyes of millions to the universe and made a science celebrity out of Sagan.<p>Now astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson is …

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Blood test could detect early signs of dementia, scientists say

Scientists have developed a new blood test that they claim could detect whether or not a person will develop dementia within three years.<p>Changes in the blood may signify Alzheimer's disease in its earliest stages, researchers found.<p>A study, published in the journal Nature Medicine, identified 10 …

Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'We Will Know Whether There's Life On Other Planets'

Chatting about the universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>He’s the legendary astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. Tyson's new TV series, <i>Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey</i>, will premiere on Sunday, March 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and again on March 10 at 10 …

Zap! Australian scientists look at lasers to cull space junk | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - It may sound like science fiction but an Australian team is working on a project to zap orbital debris with lasers from Earth to reduce the growing amount of space junk that threatens to knock out satellites with a “cascade of collisions”.<p>The project is very realistic and likely …