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Astronomy & CosmologyPosted: 12/30/17 03:03 AM
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Astronomers discovered the first exoplanet orbiting a sunlike star in 1995. Since they, they've spotted more than 800 worlds beyond our own solar system, and many more candidates await confirmation by follow-up observations. NASA's prolific Kepler Space Telescope, for example, has flagged more than 2,300 potential planets since its March 2009 launch. Only 100 or so have been confirmed to date, but mission scientists estimate that at least 80 percent will end up being the real deal.

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Giant, human-size penguins once roamed Earth, researchers sayPosted: 12/30/17 03:02 AM
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Giant penguins, standing over 5 feet tall and weighing more than 220 pounds, may have roamed Earth some 60 million years ago, according to new research. Scientists on Tuesday said they discovered fossils of an ancient penguin that may have stood 5 foot 7 — nearly the height of the average American male — and weighed about 225 pounds, according to a Nature Communications research report. It would dwarf the emperor penguin, the biggest penguin today, which is less than 4 feet tall.

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A Great New Online GamesPosted: 12/26/17 11:24 PM
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I would like to recommend a new online game which just came out called Lord Empires. The game is very deep, with allot of thought going into the game mechanics. You take on the role of a ruler in the middle ages and your goal is to build up and develop your city. Unlike Sim city though, progress mainly depends on how well you collaborate with your neighbors (which are human players). You can do several things such as trade, connect roads and also go to war.

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Gene therapy raises hope for a future AIDS curePosted: 12/26/17 03:19 AM
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 In a bold new approach ultimately aimed at trying to cure AIDS, scientists used genetic engineering in six patients to develop blood cells that are resistant to HIV, the virus that causes the disease.

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WHO Outlines Strategy to Combat Neglected Tropical DiseasesPosted: 12/26/17 03:18 AM
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The diseases - leishmanaisis, chagas, dengue and 14 others - are unknown to many people in developed countries, or are thought to have been eradicated long ago. But the World Health Organization says they cause massive, hidden suffering that keeps millions of people in poverty. And the WHO is calling on governments, donors and pharmaceutical companies to help reduce those numbers significantly. Dr. Peter Hotez is an expert in tropical diseases. He says that these parasitic diseases are rampant even though they are easily treatable.

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Street Sense goes for crown's 2nd jewelPosted: 12/22/17 11:35 PM
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Carl Nafzger was in the middle of discussing the virtues of the Preakness as the second jewel in the Triple Crown when he suddenly put it all into perspective. "The Preakness is great. Everybody knows it," the longtime trainer said. "But it's not the Kentucky Derby and never will be.

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NJ gov signs overdose law, Bon Jovi applauds itPosted: 12/22/17 12:41 AM
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 Just a few months after his daughter survived a drug overdose, Jon Bon Jovi joined New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Thursday for the signing of a law to encourage reporting of overdoses so victims don't end up dead.

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Exclusive: Target hackers stole encrypted bank PINs - sourcePosted: 12/21/17 12:52 AM
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By Jim Finkle and David Henry BOSTON/NEW YORK - The hackers who attacked Target Corp and compromised up to 40 million credit cards and debit cards also managed to steal encrypted personal identification numbers (PINs), according to a senior payments executive familiar with the situation. One major U.S. bank fears that the thieves would be able to crack the encryption code and make fraudulent withdrawals from consumer bank accounts, said the executive, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the data breach is still under investigation. Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said "no unencrypted PIN data was accessed" and there was no evidence that PIN data has been "compromised." She confirmed that some "encrypted data" was stolen, but declined to say if that included encrypted PINs.

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Trump rally gives way to caution as Yellen testimony loomsPosted: 12/20/17 12:30 AM
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By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON - Stocks flatlined and the dollar dipped on Tuesday as caution set in before testimony from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that may offer clues to the timing of the next U.S. interest rate rise. Adding to pressure on the dollar was the resignation of President Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn, who quit over revelations he had discussed U.S. sanctions against Moscow with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office, and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations.

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Trump denies 4- to 8-hour TV habit: ‘I seldom, if ever, watch CNN or MSNBC’Posted: 12/14/17 11:53 PM
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Monday morning, shortly after CNN discussed a New York Times report describing Trump’s TV viewing habits, Trump took to Twitter to dismiss the article. Though he claimed he doesn’t watch much TV and seldom if ever watches CNN, many have seen signs that he does.

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