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Israeli Spacecraft Crashes in Attempt to Land on Moon

Israeli Spacecraft Crashes in Attempt to Land on Moon

| By Isabel Debre | Apr 16
An Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon just moments before touchdown, failing in an ambitious attempt to make history Thursday as the first privately funded lunar landing.

Death of Rare Turtle Leaves 3 Remaining in the World

Death of Rare Turtle Leaves 3 Remaining in the World

| Apr 15
The only known female member of one of the world's rarest turtle species has died at a zoo in southern China, officials said Sunday.

Traditional Hawaiian Creation Chant Used to Name Black Hole

Traditional Hawaiian Creation Chant Used to Name Black Hole

| Apr 15
A language professor has given a Hawaiian name — Powehi — to the black hole depicted in an image produced in a landmark experiment.

Filipinos Plan More Diggings Where New Human Species Found

Filipinos Plan More Diggings Where New Human Species Found

| By Jim Gomez | Apr 13
Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines said Thursday they plan more diggings.

These 'Eggs' Are Spying on Whooping Cranes to Boost Survival

These 'Eggs' Are Spying on Whooping Cranes to Boost Survival

| By Janet McConnaughey | Apr 12
Scientists are using fake eggs to spy on whooping cranes in hopes of learning why some chicks die in the egg, while others hatch.

Are Astronauts Worth Tens of Billions of Dollars in Extra Costs to Go to Mars?

Are Astronauts Worth Tens of Billions of Dollars in Extra Costs to Go to Mars?

| By Steve Swanson | Apr 12
As society contemplates going to the moon or Mars, there's a rising debate as to whether it's worth spending billions of dollars to send humans to other planets if a robot or rover can perform the necessary science.

Genetically Engineered Salmon: 5 Questions Answered

Genetically Engineered Salmon: 5 Questions Answered

| Apr 12
A Massachusetts-based company earlier this month cleared the last regulatory hurdle from the Food and Drug Administration to sell genetically engineered salmon in the U.S.

Science Fact: Astronomers Reveal First Image of A Black Hole

Science Fact: Astronomers Reveal First Image of A Black Hole

| By Seth Borenstein | Apr 11
Humanity got its first glimpse Wednesday of the cosmic place of no return: A black hole. And it's as hot, as violent and as beautiful as science fiction imagined.

Ancient Shipwreck to Be Made Accessible to Divers in Greece

Ancient Shipwreck to Be Made Accessible to Divers in Greece

| By Elena Becatoros | Apr 10
Near the northern Greek island of Alonissos lies a remarkable ancient shipwreck: the remains of a massive cargo ship that changed archaeologists' understanding of shipbuilding in antiquity.

What Makes the Impossible Burger Look and Taste Like Real Beef?

What Makes the Impossible Burger Look and Taste Like Real Beef?

| Apr 10
Impossible Foods is adding a plant product to their veggie burger with properties people normally associate with animals and give it the desired qualities of beef.

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