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  • Teenager dies in front of London Eye from allergic reaction to grilled chicken

    April 26, 2017 11:07 PM 16

    Owen Carey was in London for an 18th birthday treat when he collapsed. A student who was in London with his girlfriend to celebrate his 18th birthday collapsed in front of the London Eye and died after suffering an anaphylactic reaction to grilled chicken. Owen Carey, from Crowborough in East Sussex, had earlier eaten what he believed to be plain chicken

  • It's been proven that diet foods could make people fatter

    April 26, 2017 11:36 AM 17

    Sugar-laden 'diet' products are contributing to weight gain. High-fat foods are often demonised when it comes to fighting obesity – but sugar-laden "diet" foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain too. Researchers from the University of Georgia found that rats fed on a diet high in sugar but low in fat – which imitates many popular diet foods

  • China talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

    April 26, 2017 5:52 AM 14

    BEIJING — China is talking with the European Space Agency about collaborating on a human outpost on the moon. The secretary general for China’s space agency, Tian Yulong, disclosed the talks Wednesday in Chinese state media. Further details on what the collaboration could entail were not revealed. The European Space Agency, or ESA, has described its “Moon Village

  • Falcon 9 hotfire test blazes way for classified NROL-76 mission

    April 26, 2017 12:55 AM 18

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — A month after flying its first used Falcon 9 booster, SpaceX placed another rocket on historic Launch Complex 39A to perform a static fire test in advance of its upcoming flight for the National Reconnaissance Office: the classified NROL-76 mission. This booster, which has not been previously flown, was rolled up the ramp to the pad and raised

  • Ultra-slow pulsar XB091D should be slowing down, but it has started to speed up

    April 25, 2017 3:51 PM 18

    Pulsars usually rotate more slowly as they age, but XB091D is spinning faster. The neutron star XB091D is unique. It is only the second pulsar to be found far outside our galaxy. It is an ultra-slow pulsar in the Andromeda galaxy, and scientists have discovered that it is now speeding up, even though pulsars normally get slower as they age and lose energy

  • Russia plans to build the 'world's largest aircraft carrier' the size of three football fields to take on the US

    April 24, 2017 5:25 PM 15

    Russia has announced plans to build 'the world's biggest aircraft carrier' to take on America's Nimitz class ships. The new Shtorm craft, known as Project 23E000E, could cost up to $17.5billion each and enter service by 2030, state media reports. Shtorm class carries would be powered by nuclear reactors and carry up to 90 aircraft, including the newly

  • Ship named for John Glenn arrives at the ISS

    April 23, 2017 4:03 PM 29

    Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 400 kilometers above Germany. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the S.S. John Glenn in honor of the first American to orbit Earth. It rocketed from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday with nearly 7,700 pounds of food, experiments and other goods

  • March for Science draws thousands to State House on Earth Day

    April 23, 2017 3:32 AM 24

    About 2,000 people gathered at the State House steps on Saturday to march for science in concert with hundreds of similar rallies across the world. Environmental groups and scientists who organized the global Earth Day demonstrations have said the event is non-partisan. Still, the election of President Donald Trump, who has called climate change a hoax, proposed

  • March for Science goes to Silicon Valley

    April 23, 2017 3:13 AM 17

    "What do we want? Science! When do we want it? After peer review!"​ Protesters marching in tech central Saturday call for political choices based on facts, not opinions. "This sign is flat -- the Earth is not!" said one sign at the Silicon Valley March for Science, urging people not to regress to an obsolete world view science helped overturn. Tens of thousands

  • Supply Ship Named for John Glenn Arrives at Space Station

    April 22, 2017 9:45 PM 9

    A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Germany. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the S.S. John Glenn in honor of the first American to orbit Earth. It rocketed