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People in North and Central America to get “ringside seat” to total lunar eclipse

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In what the astronomers are describing as a rare but exceptionally beautiful phenomenon, the total lunar eclipse on early Tuesday morning will be visible in its full magnificence in the whole of North and Central America, as well as in parts of northern Europe and Asia.

Presidential Bioethics Panel gives go-ahead to research in synthetic biology

In its Thursday-issued report, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues has given the go-ahead to research in the field of synthetic biology – technology which involves the creation of new organisms via the synthesis and manipulation of DNA.

Researchers find bacteria that “very likely” use arsenic in their DNA

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In what apparently is the first exception to the principle that has been long thought to govern the fundamental chemistry of life, researchers at the NASA news conference on Thursday disclosed the

Study: Total number of stars may be three-fold more than earlier estimates

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In a statement that underscores that the number of stars in the universe has thus far been gravely undercounted, scientists said on Wednesday that there apparently are nearly three-fold more stars than what has been perceived thus far.

NASA likely to reveal “an astrobiology finding” at Thursday press conference

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With NASA having recently released a seemingly routine press release about a press conference that it has scheduled for Thursday, December 2; there are speculations galore that the space agency may probably have some disclosure to make about the discovery of extraterrestrial life.

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