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Sleeper spaceship could carry first humans to Mars in hibernation state

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.<p>They're sound asleep and will be for the extent of their six-month trip, having been …

This Video Will Instantly Remind You Just How Magical WiFi Really Is

Every now and then, we get reminded of just how quickly we get accustomed to amazing technology.<p>When Apple introduced its new mobile payment system and smartwatch last month, their wireless and WiFi capabilities were taken for granted. But at a different Apple event 15 years earlier, the very idea …

Government approves medical marijuana research

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration handed backers of<p>medical marijuanaa significant victory Friday, opening the way for aUniversity of Arizonaresearcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move that could lead to broader studies into potential benefits of …

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Abandoned mine could yield clues to stopping global warming

Science News<p>An abandoned mine in California is providing scientists with important data that could lead to a possible new weapon to fight global warming.<p>Massive amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide vacuumed from smokestacks or the air could be permanently locked up in a type of tight, …

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$80m payout for family of woman suffocated by truckload of sand

A judge in New Mexico has awarded nearly US$80m to the family of a woman who died in 2002 when a truck hit her car and buried it in a load of sand, slowly suffocating her as teachers and students at a nearby school frantically tried to dig her out.<p>Laura Miera had just dropped off her 14-year-old …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

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This man was just evicted from Beijing’s underground heating system—and there are many more like him

In a luxury residential neighborhood in northeastern Beijing, a 52-year-old man named Wang Xiuqing has been living in the underground pipelines (link in Chinese) of the city’s heating system for 10 years.<p>On Dec. 6, after seeing news reports (Chinese) of Wang and others’ underground abodes, …

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Popular Antacids Increase The Risk Of B-12 Deficiency

Acid-inhibiting drugs like Zantac and Prilosec have become hugely popular because they're so good at preventing the unpleasant symptoms of heartburn and acid indigestion.<p>But the drugs also make it more likely that a person will be short on vitamin B-12. And that can contribute to health problems …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

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