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Chinese scientist criticized for risking ‘gene-edited’ babies’ lives

Chinese scientist criticized for risking ‘gene-edited’ babies’ lives

Published 08/01/2019

LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A leading geneticist who ran the conference where a Chinese scientist said he had made the world’s first “gene-edited” babies [more…]

Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of…

Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of…

Published 07/01/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian scientists have protested about claims made at a local science conference that rubbish the work of some of the world’s greatest [more…]

After historic flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for…

After historic flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for…

Published 03/01/2019

(Reuters) - After studying a space rock some 4 billion miles (6.4 billion km) from Earth, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft set off on a new [more…]

NASA space probe ‘phones home’ in landmark mission to solar…

NASA space probe ‘phones home’ in landmark mission to solar…

Published 03/01/2019

(Reuters) - NASA’s New Horizons explorer successfully “phoned home” on Tuesday after a journey to the most distant world ever explored by humankind, a frozen [more…]

NASA probe believed to have passed distant space rock on landmark…

NASA probe believed to have passed distant space rock on landmark…

Published 01/01/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A NASA explorer is believed to have reached the solar system’s outermost region early Tuesday morning, flying close to a space [more…]

NASA probe nears distant space rock for landmark flyby

NASA probe nears distant space rock for landmark flyby

Published 31/12/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A NASA explorer is on track to reach the solar system’s outermost region by early Tuesday morning, when scientists expect it [more…]

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon: Xinhua

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon: Xinhua

Published 30/12/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese space probe is moving into position to land on the dark side of the moon for the first time, the [more…]

SpaceX launches first U.S. national security space mission

SpaceX launches first U.S. national security space mission

Published 23/12/2018

(Reuters) - A SpaceX rocket carrying a U.S. military navigation satellite blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Sunday, marking the space transportation company’s first [more…]

Spacex halts launch of U.S. military satellite due to winds

Spacex halts launch of U.S. military satellite due to winds

Published 22/12/2018

(Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX scrapped Saturday’s launch of a long-delayed navigation satellite for the U.S. military due to strong upper level winds. The next [more…]

Storms halt SpaceX’s first U.S. national security space mission

Storms halt SpaceX’s first U.S. national security space mission

Published 20/12/2018

(Reuters) - Thunderstorms forced Elon Musk’s SpaceX to postpone Thursday’s launch of a navigation satellite for the U.S. military, which was poised to be the [more…]