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How to Prepare for Mars? NASA Consults Navy Sub Force

By Michael Melia | Oct 5
As NASA contemplates a manned voyage to Mars and the effects that missions deeper into space could have on astronauts, it's tapping research from another outfit with experience sending people to the deep: the U.S. Navy submarine force.

Strong Evidence Mars Has Streams of Salt Water in Summertime

By Marcia Dunn | Sep 28
Scientists are reporting that Mars appears to have not only frozen water but flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summertime.

Stargazers Witness Rare Event in Supermoon Eclipse

Sep 28
Stargazers were being treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon when a total lunar eclipse combined with a so-called supermoon.

Multiple Factors Cause High Prescription Drug Prices in US

By Linda A. Johnson | Sep 26
Sticker-shocked patients increasingly wonder why prices for prescription drugs continue to rise in the U.S.

Fraud Case Alleges Hundreds of Surgeries by Non-Doctor

By Brian Melley | Sep 26
The patient was unconscious and ready for surgery, but the doctor was not in.

Whole Fruit Beats Juice, Doctors Say

Sep 24
To help get kids to eat more fruit, a new study looks at what kinds they like best.

MoneyWatch: Medical Community Protests Pricey AIDS Drug

Sep 24
The cost for a drug used in treating complications in cancer and AIDS cases spikes by 5,000 percent (from $13.50 a pill to $750.00; also, Volkswagen stock plunges and the IRS would like to teach Coca-Cola to sing to the tune of $3 billion in back taxes.

Questions About Volkswagen's Emissions Crisis

Sep 22
German automaker Volkswagen admits that it rigged U.S. emissions tests so it would appear that its diesel-powered cars were emitting fewer nitrogen oxides, which can contribute to ozone buildup and respiratory illness. Here are some questions and answers.

For 7 Years, VW Software Thwarted Pollution Regulations

By Tom Krisher, Frank Jordans | Sep 22
Volkswagen became the world's top-selling carmaker trumpeting environmental friendliness. In actual driving, the VWs spewed as much as 40 times more pollution from tailpipes than allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA: Volkswagen Cheated on Emission Tests

Sep 22
The EPA says Volkswagen used sophisticated software allowing U.S. cars to pass emission tests they should have failed. Investors are furious; VW stocks plummet with a $14.4 billion loss in value.

EPA Says VW Intentionally Violates Clean Air Standards

By Matthew Daly | Sep 21
The Environmental Protection Agency said Volkswagen intentionally skirted clean air laws by using a piece of software that enabled about 500,000 of its diesel cars to emit fewer smog-causing pollutants during testing than in real-world driving conditions.

Can Startup Produce Sperm without Testicles or Ejaculation?

By Catherine Gaschka, Lori Hinnant | Sep 20
A French startup working with a top government lab said it has developed in-vitro human sperm, claiming a breakthrough in infertility treatment sought for more than a decade.

Man Lets Bees Sting His Penis, Wins Spoof Nobel Prize

Sep 18
How far would you go to win a spoof Nobel prize?

Synthetic Pot Epidemic: Can China Help?

Sep 17
Two warehouses in the Bronx filled with synthetic drugs were raided Wed. in one of the largest actions against synthetic drugs.

Toyota Launches Hydrogen-Fueled Sedan

By Colleen Barry | Sep 17
Toyota is taking the next step in its quest for carbon-free travel with the launch of the Mirai hydrogen-fueled sedan.

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