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Cheesy Listening: Study Says Tunes Change Emmental's Taste

It may be grating for some, but hip-hop is music to the ears of Switzerland's most famous cheese. 

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3 Astronauts on Soyuz Craft Successfully Reach ISS

A Russian cosmonaut and two U.S. astronauts arrived Friday at the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, five months after the failed launch of a rocket carrying two of the passengers.

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Mammoth Moves: Frozen Cells Come to Life, But Only Just

A team of scientists in Japan has successfully coaxed activity from 28,000-year-old cells from a frozen mammoth implanted into mouse cells, but the woolly mammal is unlikely to be walking among us soon.

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NASA Captures Unprecedented Images of Supersonic Shockwaves

NASA has captured unprecedented photos of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft, part of its research into developing planes that can fly faster than sound without thunderous "sonic booms".

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Israel's First Spacecraft to Moon Sends Selfie

An Israeli spacecraft on its maiden mission to the moon has sent its first selfie back to Earth, mission chiefs said on Tuesday.

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Mars Lander Starts Digging on Red Planet, Hits Snags

NASA's newest Mars lander has started digging into the red planet, but hit a few snags, scientists said Friday.

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China Eyes Bans for Rogue Scientists after Gene-Editing Uproar

China has drafted new rules for biotechnology research, including fines and bans for rogue scientists, after a Chinese researcher caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies.

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Israel Flying to Moon after SpaceX Launch

An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX.

A communications satellite for Indonesia was the main cargo aboard the Falcon 9 rocket, which illuminated the sky as it took flight. But Israel's privately funded lunar lander — a first not just for Israel but commercial space — generated the buzz.

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Israel's First Lunar Mission to Launch This Week

Israel is to launch its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data to be shared with NASA, organizers said Monday.

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Ex-Marine Pilot Dreams of Ferrying Folks into Space

Mark Stucky fought in the Iraq war, once buzzed a Soviet warplane over the Sea of Japan and has flown all sorts of experimental aircraft.

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