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The Russian cargo spaceship Progress MS-4 has been launched to the International Space Station but its status is uncertain

The Russian cargo spaceship Progress MS-4 has been launched to the International Space Station but its status is uncertain | Science and technology | Scoop.it
A little while ago the Progress MS-4 spacecraft blasted off atop a Soyuz U rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. After about nine minute
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The Russian Progress MS-4 space freighter was launched to the International Space Station but due to some problems it's uncertain if its solar panels were deployed and if it's properly en route.
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Invertebrates are carriers of a lot of viruses

Invertebrates are carriers of a lot of viruses | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the journal 'Nature' describes the discovery of 1,445 new RNA viruses, or retroviruses, including some previously unknown families
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A research focused on RNA viruses carried by invertebrates discovered almost 1,500 new species including new families.
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An analysis of the keratin and melanosomes of a primitive bird that lived 130 million years ago

An analysis of the keratin and melanosomes of a primitive bird that lived 130 million years ago | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the journal 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' describes a research on a bird that lived about 130 million year
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The fossils of Eoconfuciusornis zhengi, a primite bird that lived in the Early Cretaceous, were analyzed to check its feathers' contents.
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The arrival of three new astronauts on the International Space Station completes the Expedition 50 crew

The arrival of three new astronauts on the International Space Station completes the Expedition 50 crew | Science and technology | Scoop.it
It was 21.58 UTC when the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, which blasted off last Thursday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, has reached th
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Peggy Whitson of NASA, Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA reached the International Space Station completing the Expedition 50 crew.
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The Chinese Shenzhou 11 space mission has ended

The Chinese Shenzhou 11 space mission has ended | Science and technology | Scoop.it
In China was early afternoon when the Shenzhou 11 spacecraft landed in Inner Mongolia. The two crew members, Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, were assiste
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The two Chinese taikonauts of the Shenzhou 11 space mission returned to Earth after more than a month in space.
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IBM has launched Project Intu to integrate Watson in any device

IBM has launched Project Intu to integrate Watson in any device | Science and technology | Scoop.it
At the Watson Developer Conference held in San Francisco, IBM announced Project Intu, a new platform designed to make its Watson cognitive computin
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IBM announced Project Intu, which aims to bring IBM Watson to any device.
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Many genes inherited from Neanderthals were eliminated from the DNA of modern humans

Many genes inherited from Neanderthals were eliminated from the DNA of modern humans | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the journal 'PLOS Genetics' describes a research on the genes existing in non-African modern humans inherited fro
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A genetic research offered an explanation for the loss of genes inhereted from Neanderthals in the DNA of homo sapiens.
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New groups of bacteria discovered underground

New groups of bacteria discovered underground | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the journal 'Nature Communications' describes the diversity of the microbiome in the subsurface. A team of researchers a
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A new research extended the tree of life finding new bacterial phyla underground.
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Elon Musk has unveiled a solar roof and integrated solar energy solutions

Elon Musk has unveiled a solar roof and integrated solar energy solutions | Science and technology | Scoop.it
Last Friday, Tesla Motors and SolarCity's CEO Elon Musk introduced Solar Roof, the roof with solar panels integrated into roofing tiles. The idea is t
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Tesla Motors and SolarCity's CEO Elon Musk is offering a solar roof, also with a Powerwall 2 battery and a Tesla electric car.
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Mission Orb-5 accomplished: the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft has reached the International Space Station

Mission Orb-5 accomplished: the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft has reached the International Space Station | Science and technology | Scoop.it
The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft, launched on October 17, has just reached the International Space Station and was captured by Canadarm2 roboti
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The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft has reached International Space Station in its Orb-5 mission.
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The most complete skeleton of American mastodon in decades has been unearthed in Michigan

The most complete skeleton of American mastodon in decades has been unearthed in Michigan | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An American mastodon (Mammut americanum) skeleton considered the most complete among those found since the 1940s was discovered in the region called th
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About 75% of the bones of an American mastodon specimen have been unearthed in Michigan and the specimen might have been killed by humans.
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Three Expedition 49 astronauts have been launched to the International Space Station

Three Expedition 49 astronauts have been launched to the International Space Station | Science and technology | Scoop.it
A little while ago ago the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying Shane Kimbrough, Sergey Ryzhikov an
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Shane Kimbrough, Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko started their 2-day journey to the International Space Station to complete the Expedition 49 crew.
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A success for the launch of the Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou 11 with two taikonauts

A success for the launch of the Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou 11 with two taikonauts | Science and technology | Scoop.it
In China it was morning when the Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou 11 was successfully launched atop a Long March 2F rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launc
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The Chinese Shenzhou 11 mission successfully started launching in space two taikonauts.
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Bacteria from 2.5 billion years ago discovered, an example of a life form that used no oxygen

Bacteria from 2.5 billion years ago discovered, an example of a life form that used no oxygen | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the magazine 'Geology' describes the discovery of fossils of bacteria that date back to about 2.5 billion years ago. Thos
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Fossils of sulfur-oxidizing bacteria were found in South-Africa.
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The new Google Translate is learning to translate between various languages on its own

The new Google Translate is learning to translate between various languages on its own | Science and technology | Scoop.it
A few weeks after announcing that the Google Translate service would be upgraded to use an machine learning system called Google Neural Machin
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The Google Neural Machine Translation is improving its translation skills creating an interlingua.
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Asteroid impacts cause destruction but might also help the development of life

Asteroid impacts cause destruction but might also help the development of life | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the journal 'Science' describes a study that found a possible connection between asteroid impacts and the production of habitat
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A study of the Chicxulub impact crater shows that asteroid impacts can also create habitats that favor life development.
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Tongtianlong limosus was a winged dinosaur that lived in today’s China

Tongtianlong limosus was a winged dinosaur that lived in today’s China | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the journal 'Scientific Reports' describes the discovery of a new species of winged dinosaur that was named Tongtianlong limosus
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Tongtianlong limosus was an oviraptorid dinosaur that lived in the late Cretaceous period found in China.
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Three Expedition 50 astronauts have been launched to the International Space Station

Three Expedition 50 astronauts have been launched to the International Space Station | Science and technology | Scoop.it
It was night in Kazakhstan when the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitski
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Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy and Thomas Pesquet started their journey to the International Space Station on the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft.
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Protoplanetary discs seen by SPHERE

Protoplanetary discs seen by SPHERE | Science and technology | Scoop.it
Three articles accepted for publication in the journal 'Astronomy and Astrophysics' describe as many research on star systems in formation. The researc
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The SPHERE instrument allowed to see details of the protoplanetary discs around the young stars RX J1615, HD 97048 and HD 135344B.
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Kaikaifilu hervei was a mosasaur that lived in the Antarctic seas

Kaikaifilu hervei was a mosasaur that lived in the Antarctic seas | Science and technology | Scoop.it
An article published in the journal 'Cretaceous Research' describes the discovery of a new species of mosasaur, a family of marine reptiles that lived i
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Kaikaifilu hervei is the first big mosasaur found in Antarctica, where it lived about 66 million years ago.
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A study on the first fossilized dinosaur brain discovered

A study on the first fossilized dinosaur brain discovered | Science and technology | Scoop.it
A special publication of the Geological Society of London contains the results of a research into fossil dinosaur brain tissue that probably belonged t
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The study of the first fossilized dinosaur brain discovered, which belonged to an iguanodontian, shows its similarities to its living relatives.
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The return of three astronauts from the International Space Station marks the end of Expedition 49

The return of three astronauts from the International Space Station marks the end of Expedition 49 | Science and technology | Scoop.it
A few hours ago the astronauts Kate Rubins and Takuya Onishi and the cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin returned to Earth on the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft
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The astronauts Kate Rubins and Takuya Onishi and the cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin returned to Earth on the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft from the International Space Station.
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The arrival of three new astronauts on the International Space Station completes the Expedition 49 crew

The arrival of three new astronauts on the International Space Station completes the Expedition 49 crew | Science and technology | Scoop.it
A little while ago the Soyuz-02 MS spacecraft, which blasted off about two days ago from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, has reached th
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Robert Kimbrough of NASA, Andrey Borisenko and Sergey Ryzhikov of Roscosmos reached the International Space Station completing the Expedition 49 crew.
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ExoMars program: the TGO and the lander Schiaparelli have reached Mars

ExoMars program: the TGO and the lander Schiaparelli have reached Mars | Science and technology | Scoop.it
The ESA and Roscosmos' TGO (Trace Gas Orbiter) space probe and the lander Schiaparelli have reached Mars completing the first phase of the first missio
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The ESA and Roscosmos’ TGO (Trace Gas Orbiter) space probe and the lander Schiaparelli have reached Mars in the ExoMars 2016 mission, the first leg of the ExoMars program.
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The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft blasted off for its Orb-5 mission for NASA

The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft blasted off for its Orb-5 mission for NASA | Science and technology | Scoop.it
It was late afternoon in California when Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft blasted off atop an Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spacepor
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The Orbital ATK Cygnus space cargo ship blasted off to start its Orb-5 resupply mission to the International Space Station.
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