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Setback for New Stem Cell Treatment

In an unexpected setback to efforts to harness a promising new type of stem cell to treat diseases, researchers reported on Friday that tissues made from those stem cells might be rejected by a patient's immune system--even though the tissues would be derived from the same patient...

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Endeavour Blasts Off on Its Final Flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.-- Endeavour blasted off on NASA's next-to-last shuttle flight, thundering through clouds into orbit Monday morning as the mission commander's wounded wife, U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, watched along with an exhilarated crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands...

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Melting Icebergs Fertilize Ocean

Efforts to remove climate-warming carbon dioxide from Earth's atmosphere appear to be getting a helping hand from a surprising source: the iron in meltwater from Antarctic icebergs...

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New Technologies Lead to Major Achievements in Health Benefits

World Health Organization Director General Margaret Chan reports new vaccines, medicines and other technologies are successfully combating killer diseases and saving lives. Chan delivered a generally upbeat message on the state of global health at the start of the organization's 64th World Health Assembly...

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Air France Rio Crash: Black Box Recorder Data 'Intact'

Flight recordings from an Air France jet that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 have been preserved and are readable, French investigators have said...

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Control Desk for the Neural Switchboard

Treating anxiety no longer requires years of pills or psychotherapy. At least, not for a certain set of bioengineered mice. In a study recently published in the journal Nature, a team of neuroscientists turned these high-strung prey into bold explorers with the flip of a switch...

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$25,000, 350-Mile-Per-Charge Electric Car Could Be Reality by 2017, DOE Says

In an event flanked with all the electric cars that have recently come to market, and a handful of those that are poised for sale later this year, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa flipped the switch today on the 500th electric-vehicle charging station installed by Coulomb Technologies as part of its ChargePoint America network...

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Early-Onset Alzheimer's: One Man's Coping Strategies

About 5 percent of those with Alzheimer's disease are diagnosed in their 40s or 50s, and research scientists have identified characteristics of early-onset Alzheimer's that appear to set it apart from other types of dementia. Dealing with progressive cognitive loss in the prime of life certainly creates different challenges...

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VIDEO: From Biology to Military History: Patterns in Animal Weaponry

What are the parallels between an ancient war ship and a dung beetle? More than you would think, actually! Douglas J. Emlen, PhD, has a unique perspective on animal weaponry that looks at patterns in military history.

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