US space shuttle unharmed after tool accident

Inspectors found no damage to the Space Shuttle Discovery or to its external reserve tanks after a thin multi-piece measuring tool fell during repair work, NASA said Thursday.

Facebook staff might sell fortune in stock: report

Facebook may let employees sell up to $1 billion in shares at a price that would value the social networking service at $60 billion, technology news website All Things Digital said Thursday.

Party over for 'Guitar Hero,' but not music games

(AP) -- "Guitar Hero" made ordinary people feel like rock stars, and its plastic guitars have redefined how people consume music and entertain themselves at house parties for the past half-decade. Yet its demise hardly marks ...

Large dams can affect local climates, says new study

(PhysOrg.com) -- Large dams could have the potential to significantly alter local rainfall in some regions, according to a team of researchers including Roger Pielke Sr., of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental ...

SpaceX shows off its blackened 'Dragon' craft

Bearing brown and black scorch marks from its fiery tour in orbit in December, the Dragon spacecraft built by US company SpaceX went on display in the US capital on Thursday.

Rockets, doughnuts could face ax in US budget cuts

Hundreds of millions of US taxpayer dollars have been wasted on everything from doughnuts to rockets, auditors told Congress Thursday as budget-minded lawmakers prepared to slash science funding.

Human stem cell bank makes available first seven stem cell lines

The first seven stem cell lines grown and banked at the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Human Stem Cell Bank are ready for worldwide distribution to researchers working on discovering new therapeutic treatments ...

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