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Honing in on landing site for new Mars Rover

NASA's new Mars probe, a $2.5 billion, nuclear-powered rover the size of a small car, is at the Florida launch site being prepared for its nine-month journey to the red planet, with one key issue still unresolved ...

Jun 29, 2011
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For Mars rovers, a friendly rivalry

NASA's newest Mars rover - or a replica of it, anyway - sat expectantly at the bottom of a hill. After years in design and construction, the grandly named Mars Science Laboratory was ready to test its wheels ...

Jun 10, 2011
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Overfed rats may distort research results

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many laboratory animals are over-fed and under-excercised, and failing to recognize this may lead researchers to misinterpret the results of their experiments, according to a new study by ...

Mar 05, 2010 report
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