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Scientists find leukaemia medication could reverse effects of Alzheimer's disease

A cancer drug could help ­protect brain cells from the effects of ­Alzheimer's disease, new research has found. ...

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo exploded at 45,000ft: One pilot dead and another critical as Richard Branson's $500m space tourism plane blows up testing new fuel over California desert 

This is the moment Virgin Galatic's spacecraft exploded miles above the desert, killing one of its pilots, in its first test flight loaded with an experimental new rocket fuel. ...

Scientists find differences that suggest chronic fatigue may not just be 'in the mind'

The brains of those diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome are distinctly different to those of healthy people, scientists have discovered. ...

Unmanned U.S. supply rocket explodes after liftoff

An unmanned U.S. supply rocket exploded shortly after lifting off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia, the first disaster since NASA turned to private operators to run cargo to the International Space Station. ... Full story

International Space Station shutdown due to coolant leakage

THE International Space Station has been forced to shut down many of its systems after a coolant leak.NASA has confirmed the station is having problems ... Full story

'Godzilla' platypus found in Australia twice as big as today's platypus

'Godzilla' platypus, found in Australia, was at least one meter long, about twice the size of a modern day platypus. The so-called Godzilla platypus, is ... Full story

Huge Group of Jellyfish Forces One of the World's Largest Nuclear Reactors to Shutdown

A large cluster of jellyfish has forced one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors to shut down after it caused a blockage in the pipes. Oskarshamn ... Full story

Will Science or Religion Destroy Mankind? Dawkins Says It Could Go Either Way

Most people seem to accept (somewhat gloomily) that humanity is racing not to progress or some idealized utopia, but to its own ignoble destruction. But ... Full story

Stephen Hawking: Idea Of Afterlife Is a 'Fairy Tale'

Stephen Hawking said there is no such thing as an afterlife, but that computers might one day create something close to it. Speaking at a premiere ... Full story

Bill Nye Brings Steam to Dancing With the Stars

Bill Nye (The Science Guy) has made Dancing with the Stars STEAMy in a family-friendly way by combining Science Technology Engineering Art and Science on ... Full story

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