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SpaceX sends 6th cargo mission to ISS, but fails rocket recovery test again

US spaceflight company SpaceX has launched its sixth cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS), but failed in its second attempt to recover part of the Falcon 9 rocket on its reentry to land on a floating-base erected in the Atlantic Ocean. The California-based company’s Dragon cargo ship, filled with over 1,950 kg of supplies and payload, lifted off ...

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Move Over Patches, Nicotine Vaccine is Here to Quit Smoking

Nicotine capsules, nicotine patches are passe now as researchers have discovered a more effective nicotine vaccine that could help smokers and even drug addicts quit. With an effective nicotine vaccine, people may be less motivated to relapse because the brain’s reward system could no longer react to nicotine. The scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in the US first ...

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SpaceX’s Dragon Cargo Mission Lifted Off but Risky Rocket Recovery Test ‘Fails’

Though US space company SpaceX launched its 5th cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) early on Saturday morning as expected, its experiment to recover the rocket after the first stage turned futile as expected by many experts, including the main designer himself. The SpaceX mission generated enthusiasm as it is for the first time that SpaceX was trying ...

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2014 likely to end as the hottest year ever as Lima climate talks end

The earthlings will be heading for the hottest year on record although last month was only the seventh warmest November since 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has said. The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces during November tied with 2008 as the seventh highest for the month, at 0.65 degrees Celcius above the ...

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Stop ‘Datsun Go’ Car Sales: NCAP Tells Nissan as it Failed Crash Test Alongwith Maruti Suzuki Swift

Global car safety verifying agency NCAP has asked Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to immediately stop selling ‘Datsun Go’ cars in India and related markets, as it along with MS Swift failed crash tests. Global NCAP chairman Max Mosley said: “It is extremely disappointing that Nissan has authorised the launch of a brand new model that is so clearly sub-standard. As ...

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Maharashtra Polls: Shiv Sena to go Solo as Talks with BJP Fail

As alliance talks with shiv Sena almost reached a no-return stage, BJP has decided to go it alone and contest all 288 seats in Maharashtra assembly elections, said sources while Uddhav’s 151-119 formula take-or-leave angered the Delhi leadership of the national ruling party. Earlier, Shiv Sena said on Sunday that it will contest all 288 seats in the state alone ...

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