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    India scrubs Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff

    Agence-France-Presse . India | Updated at 03:47pm on July 15, 2019

    India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of a technical problem, delaying its bid to...

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    Antarctica sea ice melting mysteriously at record low: study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:00pm on July 02, 2019

    After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica’s sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years...

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    NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:19am on June 29, 2019

    For its next mission in our solar system, NASA plans to fly a drone copter to Saturn’s largest moon Titan in search of the building blocks of life, the space...

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    Moon rocks will help to understand universe : NASA

    Agence France-Presse . Houston | Updated at 02:57pm on June 16, 2019

    Moon rocks look rather nondescript —they are often grey in colour — but for NASA planetary...

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    India unveils spacecraft for moon-landing mission

    Agence France-Presse . Banglalore | Updated at 04:11pm on June 12, 2019

    India on Wednesday unveiled a spacecraft which is expected to take off for the moon next month, making the country only the fourth to achieve...

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    Plant extinction ‘bad news for all species’

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:10am on June 12, 2019

    Almost 600 plant species have been lost from the wild in the last 250 years, according to a comprehensive study, reports BBConline. The number is based on actual extinctions rather than estimates, and is...

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    Scientists edit chicken genes

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:36am on June 04, 2019

    Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab — a key step towards making genetically-altered...

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    NASA dubs 2024 Moon mission ‘Artemis,’ asks for $1.6 billion

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:10pm on May 14, 2019

    NASA’s next mission to the Moon will be called Artemis, the US space agency announced Monday, though it’s still looking for the money to make the...