NASA said it will test the effects of a large fire in space by setting off a blaze inside an orbiting unmanned space craft.
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The new method of pest control specifically uses special capsules called ATRACAP. They contain a strain of an entomopathogenic fungus that attacks specific pest insects and can reduce chemical pesticide use on European farms.
The International Space Station just got a whole lot tidier.
Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and UCL have converted a breast milk protein into an artificial virus that kills bacteria on contact.
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A Russian space capsule carrying three astronauts from the United States, Britain and Russia has blasted off for the International Space Station.
Three astronauts, from the United States, Russia and Japan, on Friday successfully completed a rare nighttime landing on Earth in the wintry Kazakh steppe after returning from the International Space Station.
The likelihood that you will be swallowing a capsule robot in the near future has just jumped up dramatically.
After emerging from an eight-day space simulation on Friday, the all-female Russian crew said they had missed their loved ones in the experiment more than they missed the comforts of regular life.