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Bones Tell the Grisly Tale Behind Richard III's Death
Researchers say marks on Richard III's bones confirm the saga of the English king's death — including claims that his skull suffered the fatal blows.
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Boeing and SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion for 'Space Taxis'
NASA is going back to the future with $6.8 billion in backing for Apollo-style spaceships designed by Boeing and SpaceX.
'Exosuit' Mission to 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck Begins
Marine archaeologists kicked off a mission this week to explore an ancient shipwreck at the bottom of the Aegean Sea with a semirobotic diving suit.
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Spooky! Super-Secret CLIO Satellite Goes Into Orbit
A hush-hush U.S. government satellite was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Tuesday atop an Atlas 5 rocket.
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Dino-Killing Impact Remade the Plant Kingdom, Too
The meteorite that killed off the dinosaurs also torched forests and plants, clearing the way for fast-growing flowering plants, researchers say.
Meteor Lights Up the Skies Over Northeastern U.S
The American Meteor Society said the meteor that sparked numerous sightings from New England to Virginia was a 'random fireball event.'
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Astronaut Photographs Hurricane Edouard From ISS
German astronaut Alexander Gerst captured photographs of Hurricane Edouard from his perch aboard the International Space Station.
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Scientists Thaw, Examine 770-Pound Squid
Scientists in New Zealand examine a colossal female squid that had been frozen for eight months after its capture near Antarctica.
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EPA Cracks Down on Refrigerant Emissions
Federal authorities are taking steps to further curb emissions of powerful greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning.
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What Made Hurricane Odile So Devastating?
Hurricane Odile hit Cabo San Lucas with winds raging at 125 m.p.h., destroying buildings and causing at least 135 injuries.
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Bezos' Blue Origin Said to Make Rocket Deal with ULA
A joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin is planning to team up with Blue Origin to develop a new rocket engine, sources say.
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Rare 770-Pound Colossal Squid Dissected by Scientists
The 770-pound beast was more than three feet long and was hauled from a mile below the surface of Antarctica's remote Ross Sea.
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Mice Given Human Brain Gene Show Boosted Intellect
Splicing a key human gene related to language into a mouse's genome appears to give it a cognitive boost, researchers have found.
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Edouard Grows Into First Major Hurricane Since Sandy
Edouard, the fifth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, reached Category 3 status Tuesday morning.
All Of This City's Electricity Comes From Renewable Resources
Burlington, VT gets 100% of its electricity from renewable sources.
Who'll Win? Boeing and SpaceX Jostle for Space Taxi Cash
Boeing and SpaceX are expected to win out when NASA announces its selection of space taxis that will fly astronauts to and from orbit.
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U.S. Could Burn $62 Billion a Year Fighting Wildfires
A new report claims that wildfires are growing bigger and more expensive to fight thanks to climate change.
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Pottery Suggests Ancient Mexicans Drank Milky Alcohol
Ancient Mexican pottery confirms that people made a milky alcoholic drink at Teotihuacan, one of the largest cities in prehistory, researchers say.
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Want to Go to Space? Astronauts Launch Contest
An astronaut-led group has launched a contest to give away trips to space in return for the impact those who go can make to the world.
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Tainted Water Traced to Leaky Gas Wells, Not Fracking
Researchers traced cases of tainted groundwater in Pennsylvania and Texas to problems in natural gas pipes and seals rather than hydraulic fracturing.
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Golfer Andy Sullivan's Ace Earns Him a Trip to Space
Golfer Andy Sullivan's hole-in-one during the KLM Open earned him a round-trip ticket to space aboard XCOR Aerospace's Lynx rocket plane.
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Brace Yourself for More 9.0 Megaquakes in the Pacific
Seismologists say no one should be surprised if a magnitude-9 megaquake crops up almost anywhere around the Pacific Ocean's "Ring of Fire."
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Readers Remember More From Newspapers Than Online
If you were reading this story in print, you'd have a better chance of remembering it later, according to a study done at the University of Houston.
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NASA's Watchdog Criticizes Asteroid-Hunting Program
NASA's watchdog office says efforts to identify, track and do something about asteroids are not well-integrated — and NASA executives agree.
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