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Israeli 5-Minute Battery Charge Aims to Fire Up Electric Cars

From flat battery to full charge in just five minutes -- an Israeli start-up has developed technology it says could eliminate the "range anxiety" associated with electric cars.

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SpaceX Rocket Explodes on Ground after Seemingly Successful Flight

Third time's a charm? Not so for SpaceX, whose unmanned rocket exploded on the ground Wednesday after carrying out what had seemed to be a successful flight and landing -- fresh on the heels of two fiery crashes.

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NASA Wants to Fly a Helicopter on Mars for the First Time

More than a century after the first powered flight on Earth, NASA intends to prove it's possible to replicate the feat on another world.

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Red Sea Coral Reefs 'under Threat' from Israel-UAE Oil Deal

Israeli environmentalists are warning that a UAE-Israeli oil pipeline deal threatens unique Red Sea coral reefs and could lead to "the next ecological disaster." 

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UAE's 'Hope' Probe Sends First Image of Mars

The UAE's "Hope" probe sent back its first image of Mars, the national space agency said Sunday, days after the spacecraft successfully entered the Red Planet's orbit.

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German Farmers Rail against Insect Protection Plans

The German government is set to unveil legislation on Wednesday to halt a dramatic decline in insect populations, but farmers are up in arms over measures they say threaten their livelihoods.

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UAE's 'Hope' Probe Successfully Enters Mars' Orbit

The United Arab Emirates' "Hope" probe on Tuesday successfully entered Mars' orbit, mission officials said, becoming the first Arab country to reach the Red Planet.

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Amazon's Bezos, Latest Tycoon to Pursue His 'Passion'

Bill Gates set out to heal the world. His Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen bought sports teams. Ted Turner raced yachts. And Donald Trump went into politics.

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Dubai Creates 'Space Court' for Out-of-This-World Disputes

Dubai announced Monday the creation of a "space court" to settle commercial disputes, as the UAE -- which is also sending a probe to Mars -- builds its presence in the space sector.

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Meet 'Baby' Claire, Explorer of Antwerp's Bad Air

Out for an afternoon hike, Veerle Bonaers and a friend stop pushing their baby and look down to their map, suddenly aware they have taken a wrong turn. 

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