Boeing, Lockheed interested in launching rockets from Brazil, minister says

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s defense minister said on Thursday that Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and other U.S. aerospace companies have expressed interest in launching...

Primitive art: Neanderthals were Europe’s first painters

LONDON (Reuters) - The world’s oldest known cave paintings were made by Neanderthals, not modern humans, suggesting our extinct cousins were far from being...

Brazil’s defense minister says SpaceX, Boeing interested in launching from Amazon base

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s defense minister said on Thursday that SpaceX, Boeing and other companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from the South...

Ancient human remains, Ice Age animal bones found in giant Mexican cave

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Archaeologists exploring the word’s biggest flooded cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human remains at least 9,000 years old and...

I want to drink your blood: Vampire bat’s genetic secrets revealed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If you want to know how vampire bats can survive on a diet that -- as everyone knows -- consists exclusively...

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

RAMON CRATER, Israel (Reuters) - A team of six Israeli researchers on Sunday ended a four-day Mars habitat experiment in Israel’s Negev desert where...

‘Easy on the fries!’, Japan scientists tell hopeful bald people

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese scientists have warned that eating french fries will not cure baldness, after research was published suggesting that chemicals used in...

Startling orangutan population decline recorded in Borneo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hunting by people and habitation destruction by oil palm, paper, logging and mining industries helped drive a startling drop of about...

SpaceX gets U.S. regulator to back satellite internet plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday...

Scientists, fishermen in Macedonia team up to save rare trout

OHRID, Macedonia (Reuters) - Macedonian scientists and fishermen have teamed up to start the artificial breeding of a species of trout unique to Lake...

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