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(Reuters) – British scientists have developed a lightweight and highly sensitive brain imaging device that can be worn as a helmet, allowing the patient to move about naturally. Results from tests of the scanner showed that patients were able to stretch, nod and even drink tea or play table tennis while their brain activity was
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TOKYO (Reuters) – If European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi appears slightly more downbeat at his regular news conference than before, it could foreshadow a possible move by to the bank to trim its monetary policy stimulus. FILE PHOTO – European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi holds a news conference at the ECB headquarters
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On a grassy African landscape, some of the earliest members of our species, Homo sapiens, engaged in surprisingly sophisticated behaviors including using color pigments, creating advanced tools and trading for resources with other groups of people. A bird’s eye view of the Olorgesailie Basin shows a shift in the environment between 500,000
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LYON, France (Reuters) – The fossilized skeleton of an unidentified type of dinosaur is set to be auctioned in Paris in June, and could fetch up to 1.8 million euros ($2.22 million), auctioneers said. A skeleton of a theropod is displayed before its auction by Aguttes auction house in Lyon, France, march 15, 2018. REUTERS/Emmanuel
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – U.S. companies eager to tap into the fast-growing market for low-cost satellite launches could become the first customers when Brazil’s Alcantara space center near the equator opens as a commercial spaceport, executives and Brazilian officials said. FILE PHOTO: Militaries are seen inside the Alcantara Launch Center (CLA) in the city of Alcantara
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The interior of Jupiter is just as intriguing as the planet’s dazzling surface, with a swirling mixture of liquid hydrogen and helium at its center, vast atmospheric jet streams and exotic gravitational properties, scientists said on Wednesday. An illustration depicting the U.S. space agency’s Juno spacecraft in orbit above Jupiter’s Great Red
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