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Under the hood of the ribosome

( —We all know—generally speaking—how a car works: The gas pedal makes it go, the break pedal makes it stop, and the steering wheel determines its course. But pop open the hood and you'll find there's a lot ...

dateMar 25, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Mars Curiosity lands SXSW interactive award

( —The down-to-Earth persona of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover, expressed on Twitter, Facebook, live streaming on Ustream, viral videos and the first Foursquare check-in from another planet, has captured the 2013 ...

dateMar 14, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Obama hints at new drive on climate change

US President Barack Obama has hinted he will make another push to fight climate change after cruising to a new term, but his room for maneuver will be limited even with a new focus after megastorm Sandy.

dateNov 08, 2012 in Environment
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ONR looks to lighten the load for Marines

Marking a return to its high-mobility, high-tempo expeditionary roots, the Marine Corps is focused on the need to "Lighten the Load" for the warfighter—and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is putting heavy effort into ...

dateOct 10, 2012 in Engineering
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Deep Impact spacecraft completes rocket burn

(—NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft completed a firing of its onboard rocket motors earlier today. The maneuver began at 1 p.m. PDT (4 p.m. EDT), lasted 71 seconds, and changed its velocity by 4.5 mph (2 meters per ...

dateOct 05, 2012 in Space Exploration
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