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Virgin to Continue with Space Program After Crash

Sir Richard Branson has confirmed that Virgin Galactic will continue to work towards space tourism despite the crash of one of the crafts in the California desert.  One pilot died and the other was seriously injured when SpaceShipTwo exploded on Friday. The founder of the Virgin group said that he was ‘shocked and saddened’ but confirmed that he would ‘persevere’ with space … [Read More...]

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Supplements still sold despite recall, says study

According to a new study, even after the Food and Drug Administration placed recalls on dietary supplements that contain tainted drugs, many of the banned supplements remained on store shelves.   Lead author of the study, Dr. Pieter A. Cohen, explained that the supplements are not allowed to be sold after the FDA has banned […]

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Google developing cancer detector

Google Inc is developing a technology that can diagnose impending heart attacks or strokes and cancers among other diseases at an early stage than is possible today. The technology being developed by the California-based multi-national corporation aims at combining nanoparticles that can detect diseases. The nanoparticles will enter the bloodstream of the patient in the […]

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Unmanned Rocket Explodes During Launch

Tweet An unmanned supply rocket destined for the International Space Station has exploded during launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.  The 14 storey Antares rocket combusted just seconds after leaving the launch pad and the cause has yet to be determined. The rocket had originally been due to launch on Monday but this [...]

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Malaysian Opposition Trial Soon Over

Tweet The leader of the political opposition and member of the Malaysian parliament Anwar Ibrahim, 67 years old, will likely be sentenced this Thursday, October 30th, in the reoccurring sodomy trial the Malaysian government has pursued against him. Anwar Ibrahim was charged with committing sodomy against one of his former aides several years ago. He [...]

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WWII German U-Boat Found in Atlantic

Tweet A World War II German U-Boat that was sunk in the Battle of Atlantic has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina 72 years after it sunk.  The discovery was announced by the National oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday. The sub, U-576, was found 30 miles off Cape Hateras and just 240 [...]