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John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, and wife die in car crash

Their marriage, and Nash's Nobel-worthy work on game theory, were at the heart of the 2001 film. At the time of their deaths, John was 86 years old and Alicia was 82.

By May 24, 2015

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Science labs in the cloud: Champagne discoveries, beer budget

Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.

By May 16, 2015

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'Sword of Heaven' katana blade forged from meteorite

The "Sword of Heaven" is a blade fit for a space samurai. The elegant katana blade is made with metal from an ancient meteorite.

By May 18, 2015

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NASA's Pluto probe could carry your photo to aliens

The man responsible for Voyager's "golden record" wants to beam crowdsourced data to the New Horizons spacecraft and take it beyond our solar system.

By May 21, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015

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'Three clicks to oblivion': How Tom Cruise shaped NASA's website

Former NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe thanks Tom Cruise for his "blinding flash of the obvious."

By May 19, 2015

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Could Viagra make it harder to spread malaria?

The drug that comes in a little blue pill could help keep malaria contained by stiffening up the parasite that causes it, say researchers.

By May 16, 2015

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By May 21, 2015

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Science identifies the best in-flight meal (if you care about taste)

If you have to endure the horror of a meal on an airplane, a new study out of Cornell says some tastes are more intense than others. Order accordingly.

By May 19, 2015

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NASA says current lull in major US hurricanes only happens once every 177 years

We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?

By May 14, 2015