Scientists claim they reversed fearful reactions to disturbing memories in mice by shining flashes of light into their eyes.
Nasa's new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon and asteroids, likely will not have its debut test flight until 2018.
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Stemcells to replace heart surgery?
Young scientists focus on social solu ...
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SpaceX delays rocket launch
Europe eyes sites for comet landing
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Device helps shame heavy shower users
2 000-year-old toilet seat found
Archaelogists appear to have found Hadrian's Loo after unearthing a perfectly preserved 2 000-year-old wooden toilet seat.
Ancient skull’s new secret studied
Council to rebury Siberian mummy
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