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Soyuz Rolled to the Pad for Wednesday Launch to Space Station | NASA
NASA | June 20, 2018
The Soyuz rocket is rolled out by train to the launch pad, Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Evaluating the Noise of Future Aircraft | NASA
NASA | June 20, 2018
To address the expected noise levels of future aircraft, NASA’s Commercial Supersonic Technology project is already developing technologies focused on reducing the noise produced by an aircraft’s engine exhaust.
Hubble Spies Glowing Galaxies in Massive Cluster | NASA
NASA | June 20, 2018
In the darkness of the distant universe, these galaxies resemble glowing fireflies, flickering candles, charred embers floating up from a bonfire, and light bulbs softly shining.
Tangled Up in Blue | NASA
NASA | June 20, 2018
The lone active region visible on our Sun put on a fine display with its tangled magnetic field lines swaying and twisting above it (Apr. 24-26, 2018) when viewed in a wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light.
Deer Survived for Years After Bone Grew Over This Arrow in Its Ribs | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
A hard-core deer not only survived being shot with an arrow; it also grew bone tissue around the bolt in its rib cage.
How a Python Ate a Woman Whole and Left Hardly a Trace of the Fierce Attack | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
News of a pickup-truck-size reticulated python killing and swallowing a woman whole in central Indonesia, eating even her clothes, has made headlines around the world. But how often do these snakes eat people?
Why You Should Eat Popcorn with Chopsticks | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favorite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavor is nearly overwhelming. But a minute later, you’re barely noticing the taste as you drink it.
Donald Trump Wants a 'Space Force,' But America Already Has One | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
Trump's proposed Space Force would basically be doing things the Air Force already does.
Men's Testes Have a 'Microbiome.' Could It Affect Fertility? | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
Men's testes were once thought to be free of bacteria, but a small new study suggests that microbes may live naturally in this part of the male reproductive system.
The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
Can You Really Get a Vasectomy Reversed? | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
In a dramatic reality TV finale, actor and wrestler John Cena said that he's willing to reverse his vasectomy so he and his girlfriend can have children, but can it be done?
7 Plants You Can Eat If You're Stranded in the Wild | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
On the off chance that you find yourself stranded in the wilderness on your next camping trip or hike, don’t panic — there are plenty of things to eat once you’ve run out of trail mix.
IBM pits 'Project Debater' computer against humans | CBC
CBC | June 19, 2018
IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
How Marijuana Could Make Trauma Injuries Worse | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
Marijuana use may affect how much pain people feel and the dose of painkillers they need following traumatic injury.
This Speedy Genetic Tool Might Soon Let Scientists Create New Genes 'Overnight' | Live Science
Live Science | June 19, 2018
Two graduate students developed a method for synthesizing DNA that could make it much faster, cheaper and easier for biologists to create synthetic DNA sequences.
Seaweed makes cows less gassy — and scientists want to know how | CBC
CBC | June 19, 2018
Some cattle farmers who live near oceans, such as those in the Maritimes and Australia, already feed seaweed to their livestock, which scientists have determined makes cows less gassy.
Amid outrage over child separations, critics question Microsoft's ties with ICE | CBC
CBC | June 19, 2018
Following similar concerns over Google and Amazon's government work, Microsoft said that its work with ICE is unrelated to the forcible separation of children from their families.
Orcas make 2nd rare appearance in Victoria's Inner Harbour | CBC
CBC | June 19, 2018
For the second time in 10 days, killer whales have made an appearance in Victoria's Inner Harbour — which is mysterious, says a marine biologist.
Content reviewers scan Facebook's 'unpleasant underbelly' | CBC
CBC | June 19, 2018
Content reviewing is one of the fastest-growing, entry-level job sectors in Silicon Valley as social media platforms fight to rid their platforms of ever-growing amounts of toxic content.
Training 'Guardian Angels' | NASA
NASA | June 19, 2018
"Guardian Angel" Pararescue specialists secure a covered life raft during an astronaut rescue training exercise. This exercise is part of preparation, with NASA's commercial partners Boeing and SpaceX, to fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station aboard the Starliner and Crew Dragon...
Clouds Over Alaska's Wrangell Mountains | NASA
NASA | June 19, 2018
Operation IceBridge missions over Alaska reveal some majestic icescapes, like this image of the Wrangell Mountains in eastern Alaska.
Expedition 55 Crew Returns Home from the International Space Station | NASA
NASA | June 19, 2018
The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 55 crew members Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, Scott Tingle of NASA, and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Sunday, June 3, 2018.
Orbital ATK Rocket Rolls Out for May 21 Launch | NASA
NASA | June 19, 2018
An Orbital ATK rocket rolls out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on May 17, 2018, in advance of a May 21 launch from Wallops Island, VA. The Antares will launch a Cygnus spacecraft on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Rover Under the Milky Way - Atacama Rover Astrobiology Drilling Studies | NASA
NASA | June 19, 2018
The Moon begins to rise behind the ARADS rover during the 2017 season of field tests in Chile’s Atacama Desert.
Hubble Catches a Spiral Galaxy in Disguise | NASA
NASA | June 19, 2018
NGC 1032 cleaves the quiet darkness of space in two in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Enigmatic Stone Balls from 5,000 Years Ago Continue to Baffle Archaeologists | Live Science
Live Science | June 18, 2018
The balls are carved with intricate spiral patterns, but scientists can't figure out their meaning.
People Are Doing Ridiculous Things with Elon Musk's Flamethrowers | Live Science
Live Science | June 18, 2018
New owners of the first 1,000 flamethrowers distributed by Elon Musk's The Boring Company are using them like you'd expect.
This Week's Strangest Science News | Live Science
Live Science | June 18, 2018
Ready to get weird? Here are some of the strangest stories on Live Science this week.
The Really Strange Way a Tick Bite Could Harm Your Heart (Hint: It Involves Red Meat) | Live Science
Live Science | June 18, 2018
People with a rare red meat allergy may have a higher risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.
The Oldest DNA from Giant Pandas Was Just Discovered in a Cave in China | Live Science
Live Science | June 18, 2018
Scientists analyzed mitochondrial DNA to prove that a fossil belonged to an unknown, ancient cousin of modern pandas.
WHO declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder | CBC
CBC | June 18, 2018
The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing young players.
Of forests and floods: Devastatingly high water raises clearcut questions | CBC
CBC | June 18, 2018
In the rolling hills near Penobsquis, almost every tree has been cut down for as far as the eye can see. This bare, brown land known by some as the Red Dragon may have played a part in the record spring flood.
In Photos: Intricately Carved Stone Balls Puzzle Archaeologists | Live Science
Live Science | June 18, 2018
3D models of intricately carved stone balls, which are considered some of the most enigmatic objects from Europe's late Stone Age, are now online.
Rare 1,000-Year-Old Amulet with Arabic Blessing Found in Jerusalem | Live Science
Live Science | June 18, 2018
Archaeologists discovered a 1,000-year-old clay amulet about the size of a dime at one of the oldest historical sites in Jerusalem. The tiny amulet belonged to a man named Kareem and is inscribed with a personal prayer.
Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet | CBC
CBC | June 18, 2018
Beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet may have changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater, according to a study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers.
30 years later, former NASA scientist wishes he hadn't been right about climate change | CBC
CBC | June 18, 2018
On a record hot June day 30 years ago, NASA'S chief climate scientist warned that global warming was here and worsening. Today, he wishes his words had been heeded and more action had been taken.
Trump announces new U.S. military branch: 'Space Force' | CBC
CBC | June 18, 2018
President Donald Trump announced that he is directing the Pentagon to create the "Space Force" as an independent service branch.
World's largest offshore-earthquake research centre to open in Halifax | CBC
CBC | June 18, 2018
Ninety per cent of earthquakes that affect Canadians happen offshore — but right now there's very little understanding about the seismic activity taking place along the country's coastlines.
Astronauts perform successful spacewalk to set up TV cameras for arriving spacecraft | CBC
CBC | June 18, 2018
Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras Thursday for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
Testing the InSight Mars Lander's Solar Arrays | NASA
NASA | June 18, 2018
NASA's InSight Mars mission will help scientists understand the processes that shaped the rocky planets of the inner solar system (including Earth) more than four billion years ago. InSight, the first planetary mission to take off from the West Coast, is targeted to launch Saturday, May 5 from Vande...