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20 kilometer high space elevator tower planned
By Reuters - Sep 03, 2015

By Jim Drury Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm. Although this distance is ...

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Deaf mice cured with gene therapy
By Reuters - Sep 01, 2015

Boston, Massachusetts - In a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital a cure for genetic deafness is taking shape. Lead researcher Jeff Holt says that if all goes as planned,...

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First Dane goes into space -- to test bike gear
By Reuters - Sep 01, 2015

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will send its first man into space on Wednesday and in keeping with the country's love of all things cycling, one of his jobs will be to test ...

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Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins Florida university
By Reuters - Aug 27, 2015

By Irene Klotz MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the first Americans to land on the moon, will spearhead a new research institute in Florida aimed ...