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NASA images capture icy nucleus of distant comet

In a precision, high-speed flyby, a recycled NASA spacecraft takes spectacular images of a peanut-shaped comet's frozen nucleus and multiple jets of icy debris.

By November 4, 2010

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Scientists convert human skin cells to embryonic stem cells

For the first time, scientists have successfully managed to "reprogram" adult human cells into embryonic stem cells.

By May 15, 2013

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Reports of Comet ISON's death may be greatly exaggerated

The sun-grazing comet spent Thanksgiving visiting our neighborhood star, and seems to have emerged from its shadow to tell the tale.

By November 29, 2013

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Stratus iPhone game controller also works with the iPad

The upcoming $100 wireless controller uses Bluetooth to pair with any iOS 7 device.

By January 6, 2014

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Kepler data dig strikes galactic gold with 715 new planets

You should't feel as alone today as you did yesterday. NASA says it has confirmed the existence of 715 new exoplanets beyond our solar system, many of them not that different from Earth in terms of size.

By February 26, 2014

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Watch a virus-like particle try to enter a cell -- in 3D

Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.

By February 25, 2014

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Evidence of fire-raining comet discovered on Earth

Roughly 28 million years ago, a comet rained down a "shockwave of fire" over Egypt when it entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded, according to findings that offer the first concrete proof of such a phenomenon.

By October 8, 2013

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Kanye remixes: I am the next Steve Jobs

Kanye West repeats his assertion in a New York Times interview that he is, indeed, the second coming of the Apple CEO.

By June 12, 2013

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If 'Doctor Who,' 'Breaking Bad' were Little Golden Books

This ain't your grandma's "Poky Little Puppy." Artists turn out imaginary versions of Little Golden Books starring time travelers, meth makers, and sci-fi heroes.

By January 21, 2014

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August hosts Perseid, the best meteor shower of the year

This month, a spectacular sight is coming to the nighttime sky. Here's the lowdown on how you can catch a glimpse of the Perseids.

By August 6, 2013