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Artwork That Can Exist Only in Space Delights Everyone Aboard the International Space Station

Artwork that can exist only in outer space came to life aboard the International Space Station after it was delivered by the first ever private mission to arrive there. A

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Childhood Best Friends Who Lost Touch Reunited 60 Years Later–in a Senior Care Home

Two childhood best friends who were ‘joined at the hip’ as kids were reunited over a half-century later—when they least expected it. Irene Gresty and Janet Henderson were neighbors in

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A Fruit So Sweet, Yet Grown Indoors: Will the Japanese Cultivar Become This Tesla of Strawberries?

A pair of talented agri-scientists have developed a strain of exquisitely-tasty, melt-in-your-mouth strawberries that are putting a foodie spotlight on the capabilities of vertical hydroponic farming. Hiroki Koga and Brendan

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To Cut Neighbors’ Fuel Costs ‘Baker Ed’ Revived Tradition of a Village Oven – Baking for Others for Free

A baker in the English town of Guisborough, pop. 17k or thereabouts, is reviving an ancient tradition to help his neighbors endure high energy costs. Thousands of years ago, societies

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U.S. Gives First Ever Approval to Gut Microbiota Transplant Therapy

For years scientists have been demonstrating the therapeutic potential of gut microbiota transplants in mice for a variety of medical conditions; now the FDA has approved this procedure for the

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Man Finding an American Lion Tooth Fossil in Shallow Mississippi is ‘the Biggest of Deals‘ to Scientists

Locals are discovering all kinds of weird things preserved in the mud of a drought-stricken Mississippi River, but the mandible and canine of an extinct American lion may be the

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Australia Fans Jumping For Joy During Historic Start to World Cup Run

Australia have advanced to the knockout rounds of the World Cup for the first time since 2006, with coach Graham Arnold hailing his boys as a new “golden generation.” They

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