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There are all kinds of experiments going on aboard the International Space Station, but they all probably don’t produce results as strange as this one. An article published today in the journal Regeneration details a recent experiment in which an amputated flatworm grew two heads — twice. Planarian flatworms are known to have extraordinary regenerative properties. They can …

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US- Russian venture RD Amross hoping to get its second consignment of RD-180 rockets from the United Launch Alliance (ULA) in the future. The ULA acquires 11 RD-180 engines through RD Amross, a joint venture involving RD-180 manufacturer, Russian company Energomash. Expecting its next consignment from ULA, CEO of RD Amross, said during a panel …

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A professor from Calvin College Professor, Larry Molnar predicted a change to the night sky that will be visible to the naked eye. A team that includes Karen Kinemuchi from Apache Point Observatory and Henry Kobulnicky from University of Wyoming accompany Molnar in new discovery. “It’s a one-in-a-million chance that you can predict an explosion,” …

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Is there anybody out there? The question of whether Earthlings are alone in the universe has puzzled everyone from biologists and physicists to philosophers and filmmakers. It’s also the driving force behind San Francisco State University astronomer Stephen Kane’s research into exoplanets—planets that exist outside Earth’s solar system. As one of the world’s leading “planet …

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A group of NASA-funded researchers is poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars. The six scientists enter their new home Thursday on the Big Island’s Mauna Loa volcano for an eight-month stay. The team will have …

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NASA is preparing to send a spacecraft to a giant “metal” asteroid that may tell scientists the secret of how our solar system was formed. Led by Arizona State University researchers, the mission called “Psyche” is focused to know whether the asteroid, called “16 Psyche” and thought to be made of iron and nickel, could …

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It’s a problem of galactic complexity, but researchers are getting closer to accurately measuring the mass of the Milky Way Galaxy. In the latest of a series of papers that could have broader implications for the field of astronomy, McMaster astrophysicist Gwendolyn Eadie, working with her PhD supervisor William Harris and with a Queen’s University …

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