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Scientists in Chile unveil 'A Cosmic Titan' cluster of galaxies10/18/2018 12:05:48 AM Astronomers peering billions of light years into space have detected the largest, most extensive collection of galaxies ever registered in the early days of the universe, a "proto-supercluster" they nicknamed Hyperion after a titan from Greek mythology.Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light10/17/2018 9:23:48 PM U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, a protein-packed potential new food source that could be especially useful in cotton-growing countries beset with malnutrition.Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid patient activist complaints10/17/2018 5:31:31 PM A respected science journal is to withdraw a much-cited review of evidence on an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) amid fierce criticism and pressure from activists and patients.No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing10/16/2018 11:27:29 AM Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin shrugged off on Tuesday his emergency landing last week, saying there had been no time to worry as his capsule plunged back to earth.International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least six months: Russian official10/14/2018 2:01:39 PM The crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has enough fuel, oxygen, water, and food to last at least six months, Vladimir Solovyov, flight director of the Russian segment of the ISS, was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday.Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: Interfax10/13/2018 2:47:30 PM The next manned flight of a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) could take place on Nov. 28, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian space industry source on Saturday as saying.Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space - Russian official10/12/2018 4:50:56 PM Two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket will fly again and are provisionally set to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) in spring of next year, the head of Russia's space agency said on Friday.Virgin's Branson halts talks on $1 billion Saudi investment in space ventures10/12/2018 3:42:51 PM British billionaire Richard Branson said on Thursday that his Virgin Group would suspend its discussions with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund over a planned $1 billion investment in the group's space ventures, in light of the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.NASA head: rocket mishap shows need for range of transport options10/12/2018 2:18:35 PM NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said on Friday that he had full confidence in the U.S.-Russian space relationship, but that a rocket failure this week showed the importance of having more than one way of getting people into space.Russia plans to go ahead with manned space flight in December - TASS10/12/2018 11:32:52 AM Russia still plans to go ahead as planned with its next manned flight to the International Space Station (ISS) in December despite a rocket failure this week, TASS news agency cited a Russian space agency official as saying on Friday.Russia may delay cargo flight to ISS after accident: space agency10/12/2018 7:55:13 AM Russia may delay a planned unmanned cargo shipment to the International Space Station (ISS) after the failure of a manned flight the previous day, Sergei Krikalev, a senior official from Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Friday.Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails10/11/2018 8:39:39 PM A Russian cosmonaut and a U.S. astronaut were safe on Thursday after a Soyuz rocket bound for the International Space Station failed in mid-air two minutes after liftoff in Kazakhstan, leading to a dramatic emergency landing.Scientists use stem cells and gene editing to make mice with two mums10/11/2018 3:01:57 PM Chinese scientists said on Thursday they had used gene editing and stem cell techniques to produce healthy mice with two mothers which developed well enough to go on to have normal offspring of their own.Russia hopes USA will be understanding about "Soyuz" incident - Ifax10/11/2018 2:49:46 PM Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday he hoped the United States would be understanding about a malfunction that occurred during a launch of the "Soyuz" spacecraft.Soyuz emergency landing could result in major payout for insurer Soglasie - Interfax10/11/2018 2:49:46 PM The Soyuz spacecraft's emergency landing on Thursday could become one of the biggest payouts for Russian insurance firm Soglasie in decades if it turns out to be an insurance case, Soglasie was quoted as saying by Interfax news agency.Soyuz crew will spend one night in hospital for medical checks - Interfax10/11/2018 2:49:46 PM The two-man U.S.-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft, U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin, will spend one night in a hospital in Baikonur for medical checks, Interfax quoted an unnamed source as saying on Thursday.Russia may suspend unmanned launches of Soyuz rockets in 2018 - Interfax10/11/2018 2:49:46 PM Russia may suspend all unmanned launches of its Soyuz rockets this year, Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying on Thursday.Bristol-Myers to invest in Compugen, collaborate in clinical trials10/11/2018 11:27:41 AM Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Israel's Compugen said on Thursday they will collaborate in clinical trials for patients with advanced solid tumors.International space station crew have enough supplies - TASS10/11/2018 11:06:25 AM The International Space Station crew have enough supplies and the aborted launch of a "Soyuz" spacecraft bringing a new crew to the station will not affect operations, TASS news agency cited an unnamed source as saying on Thursday.Soyuz crew out of capsule, in good condition - NASA TV10/11/2018 10:23:16 AM U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin have left their Soyuz capsule and are both in good condition, NASA television reported on Thursday.