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Expedition 37/38 Crew Docks to the Space Station

Astronomers Find Densest Galaxy in Nearby Universe Using Hubble and Chandra

A new galaxy discovered by Chandra and Hubble could be the densest galaxy in the nearby Universe. The galaxy, known as M60-UCD1, is located near a …

Fossil fish find in China fills in evolutionary picture

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An international team of scientists in China has discovered what may be the earliest known creature with a distinct face, a 419 million-year-old fish that could be a missing link in the development of vertebrates.<p>The fossil find in China’s Xiaoxiang Reservoir, reported by the …

Paleontology

Expedition 37/38 Crew Welcomed into the Space Station

These Magnetic Nanobots Could Carry Drugs Into Your Brain

The robots are coming from INSIDE the blood!<p>These tiny cages, each 100 microns long and 40 microns wide, may not look like much, but they are the new semi-trucks of targeted medicine delivery. Developed by a team of Chinese researchers, in conjunction with Swiss and South Korean institutes, the …

How they are livening up science teaching in Japan – video

Japan is seeing a shortage of young people studying science, so the Japanese government has prioritised creative approaches to science education. This programme talks to teachers and pupils at Tokyo Tech SSHS and Koenji Junior High School in Tokyo, showing some of the new ways in which science is …

Mars parachute overcomes billowing

Every Move She Makes, Pundits Are Watching Hillary Clinton

When she left the Obama administration, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she just wanted to sleep late and walk her dog. But that hasn't happened.<p>The once and possibly future presidential hopeful has thrown herself into the work of her family's foundation — which gives her the ability …