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Orcas in captivity suffer severe dental damage, study says

Sydney, Australia, Oct 12 (efe-epa).- Orcas living in captivity suffer serious damage to their teeth due to constantly biting metal bars and cement pieces,...

Biggest telescope in the world finds two pulsars during one year of operation

Beijing, Oct 10 (efe-epa).- FAST, the world's biggest radio telescope, located in China's Guizhou province, has discovered two pulsars in the first 12...

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Japan launches latest satellite of positioning system

Tokyo, Oct 10 (efe-epa).- Japan on Tuesday successfully launched the fourth and final satellite that makes up its terrestrial positioning network system,...

Bolivian spared by Che says he respects, but doesn't admire, Marxist leader

La Paz, Oct 7 (efe-epa).- A Bolivian soldier who was among a group of prisoners whose lives were spared by Ernesto "Che" Guevara on May 9, 1967, said he...

US wants to send astronauts to the moon, explore Mars

Washington, Oct 5 (efe-epa).- The United States wants to send astronauts to the moon again and eventually explore Mars, Vice President Mike Pence told the...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists for cryo-electron microscopy

Copenhagen, Oct 4 (efe-epa).- The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday announced it was awarding the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to three scientists...

Nobel prize in physics goes to 3 scientists for gravitational waves discovery

Copenhagen, Oct 3 (EFE).- US scientists Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Royal Swedish...

Homo sapiens emerged 350,000 years ago, new study shows

Washington DC, Sep 28 (efe-epa).- Genetic data from seven humans who lived 2,500 years ago in South Africa suggest that Homo sapiens arose 350,000 years...

Climate change wiped out Tasmanian tigers on mainland Australia, study says

Sydney, Australia, Sep 28 (efe-epa).- Climate change was most likely responsible for the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger from western Australia some 3,000...

Spaniard receives Albany medical award for genome work

New York, Sep 27 (efe-epa).- Spanish scientist Francisco Martinez Mojica on Wednesday was in New York state to receive the Albany Med Prize, one of the most...

European Southern Observatory astronomers show faraway Saturn Nebula's 3D map

Berlín, 27 sep (efe-epa). A team of astronomers from the European Southern Observatory said Wednesday they had successfully mapped the Saturn Nebula located...

Australia announces it will create a national space agency

Sydney, Australia, Sep 25 (efe-epa).- The Australian government Monday announced its commitment to the creation of an agency to support and develop space...

Panama clinic finds test boosts success of in-vitro fertilization

Panama City, Sep 22 (efe-epa).- The use of pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) as a tool in in-vitro fertilization increases the chance of pregnancy on...

Mollusks build smaller shells to save energy, study says

Sydney, Australia, Sep 21 (efe-epa).- Mollusks with shells and sea snails that inhabit cold water build their shells smaller than its tropical-zone...

Argentine researchers take over ministry to protest salary cuts

Buenos Aires, Sep 18 (efe-epa).- Argentine scientists and researchers demonstrated on Monday at the Science and Technology Ministry to protest a program of...

Bolivian grain offers powerhouse nutritional value to global consumers

La Paz, Sep 17 (efe-epa).- Cañahua, a little-known Andean grain that has a higher nutritional value than quinoa, is being introduced to the international...

NASA probe Cassini relays final data as it plunges into Saturn's atmosphere

Madrid, Sep 13 (efe-epa). The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Cassini space probe completed its extraordinary journey of exploration on...

Soyuz spacecraft successfully docks with the ISS

Moscow, Sept 13 (EFE).- A Soyuz manned spacecraft, commanded by Alexander Misurkin, successfully docked with the International Space Station on Wednesday,...

China's cargo spaceship completes its third docking with laboratory

Beijing, Sep 13 (efe-epa).- The Chinese cargo spaceship Tianzhou-1 completed the third automated docking with the Tiangong-2 orbital laboratory, Xinhua news...

Scientists detect largest solar flare in a decade

Madrid, 12 Sep (efe-epa).- The Sun has recently registered a series of intense solar flares, powerful radiation bursts, that have temporarily affected...

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