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Scientists have found two systems with pairs of gas giant planets locked in an orbital embrace. Dying star HD
Flight Engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Mikhail Kornienko concluded a six-hour, 42-minute spacewalk Tuesday at 6:53 a.m. EDT. The cosmonauts began their spacewalk when they opened the hatches of Pirs

Defining of Novel Mechanism Informs Understanding of Cancer, Aging Physiology. a previously unknown biological mechanism in cells that prevents them from cannibalizing themselves for fuel. The mechani

Scientists have developed a new version of a medication, first isolated from the saliva of sea snails, could be taken in pill form to relieve the most severe forms of pain as effectively as morphine
By deciphering the genetics in humans and fish, scientists now believe that the neck - played a major role in evolution of human brain
School-aged children who undergo cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) during surgery for congenital heart defects do not appear to suffer any impairments in neurocognitive abilities, such as intelligence, mem
Men who develop prostate cancer, especially the more aggressive and dangerous forms that spread throughout the body, tend to retain denser bones as they age than men who stay free of the disease,
Soot from the burning of fossil fuels and solid biofuels contributes far more to global warming than has been thought, according to a new Stanford study. But, unlike carbon dioxide, soot lingers only