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SpaceX readies cargo ship for launch to ISS

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship and a Falcon 9 rocket will deliver more than 5,000 pounds of equipment and supplies to the International Space Station

iPhone 6 sales launch in stores worldwide

Apple fans are finally getting their hands on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Thousands wait in line for new iPhone

published less than 1 hour ago
As the new iPhone 6 went on sale Friday, thousands of people around the world waited in line to get their hands on the new device. Some slept outside for weeks to be one of the first buyers.

With co-CEOs, Oracle sets challenging course

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With co-CEOs, Oracle sets challenging course
By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - By promoting its two presidents to serve as co-chief executives instead of founder and CEO Larry Ellison, database-and-software behemoth Oracle is setting itself a course that has confounded other big companies. The move seemingly marries the product oversight of Mark Hurd, former chief executive of Hewlett Packard, with the legal and financial expertise of Safra Catz, a 15-year Oracle veteran. ...

Check-In for Good review

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Dot Earth Blog: Michael Bloomberg, Now a U.N. Climate Envoy, Presses the Case for Urban Action

published about 3 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: Michael Bloomberg, Now a U.N. Climate Envoy, Presses the Case for Urban Action
Michael Bloomberg, a mayor turned U.N. climate envoy, explains what cities can do to blunt climate change and its impacts.

Are microbeads in toothpaste dangerous? Yes, to the environment

published about 18 hours ago
Are microbeads in toothpaste dangerous? Yes, to the environment
After a blog post by a dental hygienist raised alarm about microbeads in toothpaste, Crest announced that it was planning to stop putting the tiny ... more

As Moscow’s Landfills Near Limits, Recyclers Do Whatever It Takes

published about 19 hours ago
As Moscow’s Landfills Near Limits, Recyclers Do Whatever It Takes
A small but growing movement is working to make it easier to recycle household waste, and advocates say Moscow’s brimming landfills could use the relief.

National Briefing | Science: Global Heat Records Set for Month and Season

published about 20 hours ago
The globe smashed more heat records last month, including earth’s hottest August and summer, federal meteorologists said.

Tests find acceptable lead levels in Jordan Downs soil, regulators say

published about 21 hours ago
Tests find acceptable lead levels in Jordan Downs soil, regulators say
Soil tests at the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts detected acceptable levels of lead that do not require cleanup, state toxic waste regulators have ... more
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Boeing and SpaceX Win Contracts to Carry Americans to Space Station

published 2 days ago
Boeing and SpaceX Win Contracts to Carry Americans to Space Station
The companies won the competition to begin flights as early as 2017.

Out There: A Discoverer as Elusive as His Particle

published Mon, Sep 15 2014 12:36 GMT
Out There: A Discoverer as Elusive as His Particle
The Nobel laureate Peter Higgs, 85, whose public appearances have been as rare and fleeting as the tracks of the Higgs boson, discussed his life’s ... more

After a Two-Year Trek, NASA’s Mars Rover Reaches Its Mountain Lab

published Thu, Sep 11 2014 19:48 GMT
After a Two-Year Trek, NASA’s Mars Rover Reaches Its Mountain Lab
The Curiosity rover will begin its main science investigations on Mars at a three-mile-high mountain called Mount Sharp.

The Texas Tribune: U.T. Is Poised to Collaborate With Mexico on Research Projects

published Thu, Sep 11 2014 17:46 GMT
University of Texas System officials signed a letter of intent to work with the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology on a space-related project ... more

Readers’ Best Shots of the Supermoon

published Wed, Sep 10 2014 09:53 GMT
We asked readers to send us their best photos of the September 8-9 supermoon. Here is a gallery of our favorites.