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Texas Flu Season Death Toll Surpasses 4,150

The latest report released by Texas public health officials shows the state’s flu-related death toll surpassed 4,150 since the onset of this year’s influenza season.

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Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Eliminates 97% of Mice Tumors

Stanford University researchers have reported 97 percent laboratory success eliminating metastasized tumors in mice by injecting vaccines directly into tumors to activate T cells.

This artist's rendering made available by Elon Musk on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 shows SpaceX's new mega-rocket design on the Earth's moon. With the 350-foot-tall spacecraft, Musk announced that his private space company aims to launch two cargo missions to Mars in 2022. (SpaceX via AP)

California Republicans Try to Dump Space Tax

A bill has been introduced in the California legislature to dump the infamous “space tax” that extended the state’s revenue collection frontier to 62 miles above the Earth.

John Young salutes the U.S. flag at the Descartes landing site on the moon during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity. NASA says the astronaut, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, died on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

U.S. Longest Serving Astronaut Dead at 87

NASA says legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died. Young was 87.

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‘Pheramor’ Dating App Uses DNA to Find ‘True Love’

An upcoming dating app uses your DNA to help you find your “true love,” according to a report. Pheramor, created by 26-year-old geneticist Brittany Barreto, plans to launch in February and reportedly “combines genetic information with data gleaned from social

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Survey: Half of Humans Believe in Alien Life

AMSTERDAM, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the “Star Wars” franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened.

A mother and baby grey-headed Flying fox rest in a tree before flying out to feed Sunday, March 13, 2011 at a bat colony in western Sydney, Australia. A natural food shortage caused by rains,flooding and cyclones has forced flying foxes who normally feed on pollens and nectars into suburban …

Bats Have Regional Accents, Israeli Study Shows

MIAMI — Baby bats learn language from peers in their colony, and will adopt the group’s dialect, or accent, instead of their mother’s, Israeli researchers said Tuesday.