US meteorite adds to origins mystery

Scientists are getting closer to tracing the sources of meteorites that fall to Earth.
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SpaceX launches Dragon cargo craft with mighty mice and a tricky shipment for Seattle’s Spaceflight

A fresh SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a recycled robotic Dragon cargo capsule today, carrying 5,700 pounds of supplies, satellites and science to the International Space Station. In contrast with Wednesday's planned launch attempt, which was called off due to excessively high upper-level winds, today's countdown proceeded smoothly to liftoff at 12:29 p.m. ET (9:29 a.m. PT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Minutes after launch, the Falcon 9's first stage fell away a...
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Novartis is tapping AWS to revamp manufacturing processes with AI and data analytics

Novartis strikes a multiyear deal with AWS to leverage artificial intelligence and data analytics to revamp the steps involved in drug manufacturing.
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Climate Change and Its Effects Are Accelerating, Scientists Say

More devastating fires in California. Persistent drought in the Southwest. Record flooding in Europe and Africa. A heat wave, of all places, in Greenland.Climate change and its effects are accelerating, with climate related disasters piling up, season after season."Things are getting worse," said Petteri Taalas, secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization, which Tuesday issued its annual state of the global climate report, concluding a decade of what it called exceptional global h...
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Sage Therapeutics craters 64% after failing a key trial for its depression drug

The Cambridge-based drugmaker posted promising trial results for the key antidepressant earlier this year.
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Plastic pollution has killed half a million hermit crabs, study says

As plastic piles up on beaches, hermit crabs are getting trapped in plastic containers and killed.
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Was the Pono Predestined to Fail?

The distinctive bright colors and triangular shape identified the Pono portable music player from its many competitors. The Pono player was a much talked about portable digital music player that was released in late 2014; with its parent company closing down three years later at the end of 2017.  A fascinating history of the company and the evolution, success, and failure of its product can be read in the book “To Feel the Music”.  We review “To Feel the Music” here.The Pono received a lot of ...
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