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NASA's Juno successfully inserted into Jupiter's orbit

Jul 5, 2016

NASA's Juno successfully inserted into Jupiter's orbit

NASA celebrated a key triumph on Tuesday as its $1.1 billion Juno spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Jupiter on a mission to probe the origin of the solar system. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California erupted in cheers as the solar observatory ...

Jul 5, 2016

Stimulating the brain can boost immunity: study

Artificially stimulating the brain’s feel-good center boosts immunity in mice in a way that could help explain the power of placebos, according to a new study. “Our findings indicate that activation of areas of the brain associated with positive expectations can affect how the ...

Jul 1, 2016

Hundreds of U.S. companies sell unapproved 'stem cell treatments'

Hundreds of companies across the United States are selling unapproved stem cell treatments directly to patients, raising concerns about safety and scams in a fast-growing industry, researchers said Thursday. At least 351 companies across the United States are marketing unapproved stem cell procedures at ...