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1. Food From Cloned Animals Safe To Eat - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
The FDA has ruled that cloned food products are safe for consumption.
2. Most Important Science Stories of 2006 - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Humans controlled computers with the power of thought, built an invisibility cloak, discovered a new element, unearthed a missing link and kicked Pluto out of the planet club, and more!
3. Virgin Matching Wikipedia Donations - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
Wikimedia thanks Virgin Unite for matching donations.
4. The Top Ten Astronomy Images of 2006 - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
10 amazing space related photos.
5. Stunning Microscopic Photography - Comments
Posted in Living World
Photos of nature under high magnification.
6. Top 8 Earth Science Stories Of 2006 - Comments
Posted in Living World
Global warming as hot topic, water worlds under Antarctic ice, King Tut's alien heat source, and more.
7. Strange Cloud Formations - Comments
Posted in Living World
The most amazing cloud photos you'll ever see.
8. China's Rare River Dolphin Now Extinct - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A 2000 mile journey finds no members of this 20 million year old species.
9. Freak Solar Explosion Disrupts Satellites - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Powerful and unexpected solar explosion glances off earth's magnetic field.
10. 101 Amazing Facts Of Earth - Comments
Posted in Living World
The following list of Earth's extremes and other amazing facts is presented in Q&A format, so you can cover the answers to test your knowledge of the home planet.
11. Red Squirrels Plan Ahead for Babies - Comments
Posted in Living World
A new study shows that the animals coordinate their litters based on their anticipation of nut yields.
12. Popular Incense May Mean Fewer Trees - Comments
Posted in Living World
A new study shows that tapping trees for frankincense--often used in religious ceremonies--could be destroying them.

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1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
(Millions of poignant black-and-white photos have come out of the World War Two era, but it is not often that scenes from the deadliest conflict in human history can be seen in living color. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2294284/WWII-)
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Category: Humanity
2. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
2. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
(The existence of massive stars up to a whopping 120 times the mass of the sun has long perplexed astronomers.)
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Category: Astronomy
3. The Door To Hell
3. The Door To Hell
(In 1971 while drilling in Turkmenistan geologists hit a pocket of methane gas and rather than venting it they set it on fire 49 years later its still burning.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
4. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
4. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
( space-time may have six dimensions, with the extra two being time-like.)
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Category: Astronomy
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
(At 8:45 EDT NASA's Messenger spacecraft will fire its thruster for nearly 14 min. slowing the spacecraft by 862 meters per second to move into orbit around Mercury at a minimum altitude of 200 kilometers.)
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Category: Astronomy
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
(To try to understand how schizophrenia affects the brain, scientists tweaked a computer system until it began to exhibit the same symptoms as a schizophrenic human mind. )
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Category: Technology
7. New Photos Of The Sun
7. New Photos Of The Sun
(A new series of false-color images of the Sun released by NASA. )
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Category: Astronomy
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
(The magnitude 6.3 earthquake that ravaged Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011, also broke a 30 million-ton piece of ice off the Tasman Glacier.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
9. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
9. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
(Two forthcoming European Physical Journal D papers challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum. )
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Category: Physics
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
(Large parts of Canada has less gravity then normal, here are the theories why.)
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Category: Earth Sciences

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1. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
1. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
(The Tibetan spiritual leader quoted Chinese experts as saying that the Tibetan glaciers were retreating faster than any elsewhere in the world. The Himalayan glaciers are considered vital lifelines for Asian rivers, including the Indus and the Ganges.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Earth Sciences
2. The Size Of Our World
2. The Size Of Our World
(This is how big our planet is in the universe.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Astronomy
3. Mice on Drugs
3. Mice on Drugs
(This is an intersting and insightful interactive flash "game"... It explains about the different drugs that are abused an what they do in our brains and how they affect our neurons. )
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Biology & Medicine
4. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
4. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
(Long-tailed macaque was discovered in the forest preserves caring for a ginger kitten.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Living World
5. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
5. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
(Hayabusa (はやぶさ?, literally "peregrine falcon") was an unmanned spacecraft developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency to return a sample of material from a small near-Earth asteroid named 25143 Itokawa to Earth for fu)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
6. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
6. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
(This is the story of the generational ship, the Singer of Solar Winds.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
7. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
7. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
(The moon will block part of the sun on 4 January in a partial eclipse visible in most of Europe as well as in parts of Asia and Africa)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
8. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
8. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
(aerial footage courtesy of the Afghan Air Force. These images use both visible and IR light to contrast water and land.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Living World
9. Sydney Goes Dark
9. Sydney Goes Dark
(Sydney had most of the city turn off its lights to show they are serious about global warming.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Living World
10. One More Step For Private Moon Mission
10. One More Step For Private Moon Mission
(A spectrometer meant to fly to Mars on a European mission in 2016 will get to the Moon first.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy