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'Beautiful Mind' mathematician killed

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Mathematician John Nash, subject of film A Beautiful Mind, killed in New Jersey taxi crash with his wife, police say 

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Giant hole forms at entrance of Missouri golf course

a shared story    1 day 8 hours 27 minutes ago
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) -- A big sinkhole discovered Friday near the driving range of a southwest Missouri golf course is attracting the attention of geological experts.... 

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Local ban nullified by Texas; fracking resumes in Denton

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DENTON, Texas (AP) -- A North Texas city whose fracking ban prompted state lawmakers to limit such local power says a driller has revealed plans to resume fracking gas wells in the city.... 

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California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmers

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California regulators have accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought.... 

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VIDEO: How an ancient parasite was frozen in time

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Professor David Siveter from the University of Leicester explains how a 425 million year-old parasite was frozen in time at a site in Herefordshire. 

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Tetraplegic Patient Controls Robotic Limb With Brain | Video

a shared story    2 days 20 hours 27 minutes ago
Micro electrodes implanted in the posterior parietal cortex of “Patient EGS” gave "stop and go" commands to a computer, which translated them into control inputs for a prototype tele-operated arm. 

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Photos: The 10 Best US Beaches to Visit

a shared story    2 days 21 hours 27 minutes ago
Sun, surf and squeaky sand are on the docket at America's best beaches. This year's top 10 span from Hawaii to Florida, with some love for California, Massachusetts and the Carolinas as well. Read on, and dream of your next summer vacation. 

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Bionic Arm Taps New Part of Brain for Natural Moves

a shared story    2 days 22 hours 27 minutes ago
A new prosthetic arm can be wired to tap into the part of a person's brain that plans out movements before the muscles do them, giving a person smoother control over the limb. 

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In Images: The Menagerie of Tiny Alienlike Creatures Under the Sea

a shared story    2 days 23 hours 27 minutes ago
The oceans are teeming with a hidden web of organisms that may connect tiny bacteria and viruses to larger food webs, new research shows. 

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Alaska's popular walrus cam streams again after a decade

a shared story    3 days 27 minutes ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A popular webcam showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach with a Hitchcockian number of seabirds flying overhead is once again streaming to the Internet.... 

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Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm

a shared story    3 days 4 hours 27 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.... 

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Japan town to still hunt dolphins after aquariums' rejection

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TOKYO (AP) -- The fishing town of Taiji will not stop its dolphin hunts, the mayor said Thursday, after Japan's aquariums decided to stop buying captured dolphins under international pressure sparked by cruelty concerns.... 

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