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Half of lymphoma patients alive three years after Gilead cell therapy treatment: study

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Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:07:36 -0500

Nearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Inc's Yescarta were alive at least three years after a one-time infusion of the CAR-T cell therapy, according to data presented on Saturday.

Bristol-Myers reports positive data on cancer treatment acquired in Celgene deal

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Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:04:53 -0500

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Saturday said that an experimental cancer therapy it acquired as part of its $74 billion deal for Celgene Corp produced positive results in a clinical trial.

Emotion-sensing robot launches to assist space station astronauts

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Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:48:59 -0500

An intelligent robot equipped with emotion-sensing voice detectors was headed to the International Space Station after launching from Florida on Thursday, becoming the latest artificial intelligence-powered astronaut workmate in orbit.

NASA's probe soaring near sun reveals surprises about solar wind

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Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:20:32 -0500

Troves of new data from a NASA probe's close encounters with the sun are giving scientists unique insight about the solar wind and space weather more generally as the spacecraft zooms through the outermost part of the star's atmosphere.

In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts

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Thu, 05 Dec 2019 07:14:05 -0500

Some 20 miles north of New York City, a team of scientists is searching for clues about how the environment is changing by studying organisms not usually found in the woods around here: corals.

Bye-bye, birdie: Study finds North American birds getting smaller

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Wed, 04 Dec 2019 18:21:38 -0500

Since 1978, researchers have scooped up and measured tens of thousands of birds that died after crashing into buildings in Chicago during spring and fall migrations. Their work has documented what might be called the incredible shrinking bird.

'Indiana Jones' scientists collect seeds in wild for climate change fight

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Tue, 03 Dec 2019 18:56:20 -0500

Braving perils from blood-sucking leeches to tigers and using transport as basic as elephants, scientists have journeyed like "Indiana Jones" to remote locations to collect wild cousins of crop seeds in a project to help tackle climate change.

Earth's temperature likely marks hottest decade on record: report

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Tue, 03 Dec 2019 10:20:50 -0500

The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday, painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas in a report launched at a climate summit in Spain.

With suction cups and lots of luck, scientists measure blue whale's heart rate

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019 20:07:00 -0500

Using a bright orange electrocardiogram machine attached with suction cups to the body of a blue whale, scientists for the first time have measured the heart rate of the world's largest creature and came away with insight about the renowned behemoth's physiology.

With suction cups and lots of luck, scientists measure blue whale's heart rate

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:41:53 -0500

Using a bright orange electrocardiogram machine attached with suction cups to the body of a blue whale, scientists for the first time have measured the heart rate of the world's largest creature and came away with insight about the renowned behemoth's physiology.

Study reveals music's universal patterns across societies worldwide

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:47:13 -0500

From love songs to dance tunes to lullabies, music made in disparate cultures worldwide displays certain universal patterns, according to a study by researchers who suggest a commonality in the way human minds create music.

Egypt to send its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:17:33 -0500

Egypt will launch its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday, a move it says will improve its communications infrastructure and internet services and attract investment.

High-tech Japan uses AI in song to welcome pope

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:44:13 -0500

Few aspects of life escape the touch of high tech in cutting-edge Japan, including an official song written to welcome Pope Francis when he visits Japan from Saturday.

'Possibility of life': scientists map Saturn's exotic moon Titan

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Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:18:08 -0500

Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn's moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material and lakes of liquid methane, illuminating an exotic world considered a strong candidate in the search for life beyond Earth.

Spacecom's Amos-17 satellite completes test, reaches final orbit

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Mon, 18 Nov 2019 08:56:16 -0500

Israel's Space Communications said on Monday its Amos-17 communication satellite, which was launched into space in August, has completed its in-orbit testing and reached its final position.

Japan space probe on its way back after asteroid mission

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Mon, 18 Nov 2019 05:29:05 -0500

A Japanese space probe is heading home from an asteroid 250 million km (155 million miles) from Earth after collecting sub-surface samples that could help scientists seeking the origins of life, Japan's space agency said on Monday.

Boeing received 'unnecessary' contract boost for astronaut capsule, watchdog says

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:11:20 -0500

Boeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a watchdog report said on Thursday, the latest management blunders in the agency's program to restart domestic human spaceflight.

China completes crucial landing test for first Mars mission in 2020

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:48:06 -0500

China on Thursday successfully completed a crucial landing test in northern Hebei province ahead of a historic unmanned exploration mission to Mars next year.

China's huge mysterious extinct ape 'Giganto' was an orangutan cousin

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:21:58 -0500

Genetic material extracted from a 1.9 million-year-old fossil tooth from southern China shows that the world's largest-known ape - an extinct creature dubbed "Giganto" that once inhabited Southeast Asia - was an oversized cousin of today's orangutans.

Membrane in a minute: Singapore scientists produce in-vitro human skin

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:11:48 -0500

A piece of skin about the size of your thumbnail can be printed in less than a minute, scientists in Singapore say, a game-changing step for the future of non-animal testing for cosmetics and other products.