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Sep 8, 2014

Jupiter moon mimics Earth tectonics: study

Jupiter’s icy moon Europa may have active tectonic plates similar to those that shape the Earth, which had long been thought unique in this respect, scientists said Sunday. They used images captured by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft, which orbited Jupiter and its moons from 1995 ...

Sep 5, 2014

'Telepathy' experiment sends first mental message

For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, who were far apart in India and France. Research led by experts at Harvard University shows technology can be ...

Sep 5, 2014

Lava flow threatens homes on Hawaii's Big Island

Residents in a rural, isolated region of Hawaii’s Big Island still reeling from a recent tropical storm turned their attention to a potential new disaster Thursday as scientists warned that a lava flow from a nearby volcano had moved closer to homes. The Hawaiian ...