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NASA heading back to Mars

NASA's big move to search for life on Mars – and to bring rocks home Briony Horgan, Purdue University and Melissa Rice, Western Washington University This...
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Understanding a leading vaccines progress

An infectious disease expert explains the results from Moderna's latest vaccine trials Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University Biotech company Moderna, one of many organizations developing a vaccine...
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Studying the affects of microgravity on human cell growth.

Why are scientists trying to manufacture organs in space? Alysson R. Muotri, University of California San Diego Gravity can be a real downer when you are...
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Touching asteroid Ryugu

Touching the asteroid Ryugu revealed secrets of its surface and changing orbit Paul K. Byrne, North Carolina State University On Feb. 21, 2019, we shot an...

Microalgae – the next super food?

More protein and good for the planet: 9 reasons we should be eating microalgae Martina Doblin, University of Technology Sydney; Donna Sutherland, University of Technology...
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Compost programs turn garbage into ‘black gold’

City compost programs turn garbage into 'black gold' that boosts food security and social justice Kristen DeAngelis, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Gwynne Mhuireach, University of...
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Offshore drilling is still unsafe

A decade after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, offshore drilling is still unsafe Donald Boesch, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Ten years ago, on April...

Super computers and the race to defeat a pandemic

Scientists tap the world's most powerful computers in the race to understand and stop the coronavirus Jeremy Smith, University of Tennessee In “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to...
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Using Genetic Decoding to Trace Covids Spread

The coronavirus genome is like a shipping label that lets epidemiologists track where it's been Bert Ely, University of South Carolina and Taylor Carter, University...

Building a mirror for one of the world’s biggest telescopes

Buddy Martin, University of Arizona and Dae Wook Kim, University of Arizona When astronomers point their telescopes up at the sky to see distant supernovae...

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