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Curiosity took this selfie to celebrate its first year on Mars.

Curiosity rover to take up mountain climbing on Mars

After two years of exploration and driving, NASA's Curiosity rover has finally reached the base of Mount Sharp, a major goal of the mission.

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Massive solar flare erupts towards Earth

An X-class solar flare -- the biggest class of solar flare -- has erupted from the sun straight towards Earth, and geomagnetic storms are on the way.

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Biologists switch on gene, extend flies' lives 30 percent

UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.

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Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

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Turning cancer cells, bacteria into amazing art (pictures)

An MIT scientist and a Brazilian artist join forces to create a process that allows them to "paint" self-portraits and more using living cells.

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Digital mapping project reveals Stonehenge secrets

The Stonehenge site is much larger than first supposed, with a digital mapping project revealing previously unknown monuments.

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Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

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Rosetta poses with its comet in the background.

Rosetta spacecraft snaps gorgeous selfie with its comet buddy

Rosetta took a moment out from eyeing the comet it's following and snapped a selfie that's literally out of this world.

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Beer drones are back, this time with Google Glass

Crave's Eric Mack traveled to a fictional town for an in-person demo of a push-button, remote-controlled beer delivery drone. Now for the FAA to get onboard with commercial use.

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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

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Video on the science behind brewing beer hops to it

PBS series "It's Okay To Be Smart" takes a look at how beer is made, and what external factors influence the final product.

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What Earth looks like from space in 4K

European astronaut Alexander Gerst is aboard the International Space Station equipped with a camera capable of recording in 4K. This beautiful video captures Earth's majesty in Ultra HD.

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