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It’s hard to imagine an industry that isn’t affected by the global financial crisis, and science is no exception. The credit crunch will slow the development of new medicines, too, say economists and scientists meeting in London today and tomorrow...
Military bases appear to be a popular haunt for wandering spirits, with several attracting the attention of ghost hunters seeking evidence of paranormal activity.
A Taiwanese student vying to become the "Big Stomach King" died after scarfing down two rice- and cheese-filled steamed buns, along with some of his teammates' food—a rare but not unheard-of competitive-eating death...
The Hubble Space Telescope could start sending photos back to Earth as soon as tomorrow if engineers can fix electrical problems that have prevented the instrument from working fully since the end of last month, NASA officials say...
Space tourist Richard Garriott is back on Earth after spending 12 days in the cosmos.
Garriott and two Russian Expedition 17 crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) landed their Soyuz TMA 13 spacecraft in Kazakhstan at 11:37 Eastern Daylight Time last night, according to NASA...
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain has a 6 percent chance of dying of the skin cancer melanoma in each of the next two years, says a doctor who specializes in the design of medical trials...
More than a decade after driving their jet-powered Thrust SSC (for super sonic car) an ear-popping 763 miles (1,228 kilometers) per hour, a team of British engineers and pilots has set its sites on a new record: to build a car by 2011 that can travel faster than 1,000 miles (1,610 kilometers) per hour, BBC News reports...
The huge marketing push around the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil, and anecdotal reports about girls fainting after getting the shots, may have you second-guessing its safety. New data may ease your mind...
Carbon has been clobbered in the headlines lately for its link to global warming and pollution. But is this much-maligned element—the fourth most abundant in the universe—getting a bum rap?...
The alternative-energy automobile company known as Better Place plans to bring the same electric car system already in the works for Israel and Denmark to Australia.
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