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November 11th, 2009

NASA has awarded $900,000 in prize money to a Seattle company that successfully demonstrated new wireless energy beaming technology which could one day be used to help power a "space elevator."

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In 1976, NASA’s twin Viking landers arrived on Mars, equipped with four experiments designed to offer foolproof evidence of life on the Red Planet. They were looking for biosignatures, or fingerprints . . .

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Why does the hint of certain smells instantly transport you back to childhood? It may be because the first smell you associate with an object is given privileged . . .

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Democrats Shout Quietly

Forgive Democrats if their victory cries sound more like whispers. The US House of Representatives only narrowly approved President Obama's landmark healthcare reform legislation this week – 39 Democrats voted . . .

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When There Is No Control Group

Researchers say a growing number of children are flouting age requirements on sites such as Facebook and MySpace, or using social-networking sites designed . . .

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