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NASA's New Horizons awakens for meeting with Pluto

After nine years in stasis en route to the outer limits of the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woken up in preparation for its Pluto survey.

By December 7, 2014

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Fascinating Rosetta image captures Philae's comet bounce

The hunt for Rosetta's lost lander Philae is gaining steam as scientists pore over images from above the comet that may help reveal its final location.

By November 17, 2014

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Philae sleeps, but Rosetta's not done yet

Its battery dead, the European lander is lost in a crater somewhere on a huge comet. But the orbiter that brought it there still has plenty of science left to do.

By November 15, 2014

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Zombie versus bear: Which beast wins?

The National Wildlife Federation believes humans wouldn't be alone in the battle against zombies. Bears might end up being our best friends.

By October 20, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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That 'Doctor Who' continuity reference explained: Who are the clockwork robots?

The first episode of season 8 sees the new Doctor wracking his brains to recall a previous episode. We'll help him (and you) remember. Spoilers!

By August 23, 2014

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Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.

By May 25, 2014

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Rest your feet on Han Solo's frozen face

Everyone's favorite scruffy-looking Nerf herder imprisoned in carbonite makes for unusual home decor for floors or walls with this "Star Wars" rug.

By April 29, 2014

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After a decadelong chase, Rosetta preps to tag a comet

The European spacecraft has been hunting down one particular comet at high speeds for several years. Now, after a long nap, its target is within sight.

By March 28, 2014

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The chips of Samsung's Galaxy S5 -- Exynos and Snapdragon

The Korean electronics giant packs a lot of speed and multimedia features into its new phone with chips from Samsung and Qualcomm

By February 27, 2014