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NASA released a knockout image from the Hubble Telescope yesterday, saying the camera on the satellite scored a “perfect 10” after engineers got the orbiting observatory back on line following the shutdown of its data-relay system late last month.
Remember when there were no cell phones? Hint: It was 25 years ago this month that the first commercial mobile call was made from the U.S., ushering in the era of constant communication.
Robert Furman, a civil engineer who helped round up German scientists suspected of working on an atomic bomb for the Nazis during World War II, has died.
Here's a new reason to look forward to the switch back to standard time Sunday morning: it may lower your chance of suffering a heart attack.
Heart attacks decrease by 5 percent the first Monday after the time change, and by 1.5 percent over that week, according to an analysis in this week's New England Journal of Medicine .
In 2011 NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft will insert itself into Mercury’s orbit, ending a nearly seven-year journey spanning billions of miles.
Rivals Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! have joined forces with other companies and academics to stop governments (most notably China) from suppressing freedom of expression and ordering them to betray their customers' privacy.
Worried environmentalists charge that a new biodefense lab opening in Texas next month, smack in the middle of a hurricane zone, may not be able to withstand the strongest of storms.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is well known for pushing the boundaries of science and technology in search of ways to give the U.S.
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs reduce levels of a blood marker for prostate cancer, but it's not clear they actually lower the risk of developing the disease.
At least 150 people are dead and hundreds hurt after two strong earthquakes rattled southwest Pakistan this morning.
The first, a magnitude 6.4 quake, was centered 35 miles (60 kilometers) northeast of Quetta at 4:09 this morning (7:09 P.M.
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