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Blue Origin’s Bezos reaches space on 1st passenger flight
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Blue Origin’s Bezos reaches space on 1st passenger flight

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Jeff Bezos blasted into space Tuesday on his rocket company’s first flight with people on…
Egyptian satellite to be manufactured, launched in two years: official
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Egyptian satellite to be manufactured, launched in two years: official

The first locally-producted Egyptian satellite will be manufactured and launched within two years, Ayman Mahmoud, a board member of the…
Analysis: US FDA faces mounting criticism over Alzheimer’s drug approval
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Analysis: US FDA faces mounting criticism over Alzheimer’s drug approval

In approving the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years, the US Food and Drug Administration is taking its…
Newer methods may boost gene therapy’s use for more diseases
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Newer methods may boost gene therapy’s use for more diseases

Jordan Janz knew his gamble on an experimental gene therapy for his rare disease might be paying off when he…
New White House panel aims to separate science, politics
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New White House panel aims to separate science, politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to the turn the page on the Trump years, the Biden White House is launching an…
Latin America looks to space, despite limitations on ground
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Latin America looks to space, despite limitations on ground

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mars missions, astronauts coming and going at the International Space Station, China’s increasingly ambitious space program.…
Scientists develop new chip technology that detects COVID-19 with 99.9% accuracy
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Scientists develop new chip technology that detects COVID-19 with 99.9% accuracy

Scientists have developed a chip with a 99.9 percent accurate detection of COVID-19 infections. It was developed by the director…
SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station
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SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

NASA and Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space…
NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet
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NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s experimental helicopter Ingenuity rose into the thin air above the dusty red surface of…
Fact check: How effective is the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine?
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Fact check: How effective is the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine?

President Vladimir Putin has touted Sputnik V as “the best vaccine in the world,” and the Russian media have regularly touted the…
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