Droves flock to isles for view of total solar eclipse

Visitors waited for the start of a total solar eclipse on a hill overlooking the sea and Torshavn, the capital city of the Faeroe Islands, on Friday.

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Scores of eclipse chasers and scientists have invaded an archipelago between Scotland and Iceland with telescopes and cameras.

MIT cancer researcher Robert Weinberg in his office at the Whitehead Institute.

Papers from MIT cancer biologist’s lab retracted

The papers on how breast cancer spreads were retracted because the data were improperly patched together from different experiments.

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Astronauts blast off for year-long trip to space station

The trip is NASA’s first stab at a one-year spaceflight, anticipating Mars expeditions that would last two to three years.

US, Russian ready for year in space

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are eager to begin their yearlong mission about the ISS.

Study suggests key Antarctica glacier melting from below

Scientists said Totten Glacier, the most rapidly thinning glacier in East Antarctica, may contribute to a rise in sea levels.

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