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Nations OK European Space Agency's Mission to Mars in 2020

Dec 3
Nations have approved an additional 440 million euros ($469 million) to fund the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars.

Former Astronaut on the Realism of Nat Geo's "Mars"

Dec 2
Nat Geo's new miniseries "Mars" explores a fictional manned mission to the red planet in 2033. Former NASA astronaut John Grunsfeld, and the series' leading actress Jihae, joined CBSN's Josh Elliott to discuss how "Mars" blends fact and fiction.

Another Failure in Search for Treatment to Slow Alzheimer's

By Tom Murphy | Nov 28
An experimental treatment for Alzheimer's failed again in a widely anticipated study, disappointing many who had hoped Eli Lilly had finally found a way to slow the progression of the mind-robbing disease.

House To Vote On Bill Aimed At Speeding Approval Of Drugs

Nov 27
The House plans to vote Wednesday on a $6.3 billion bill aimed at speeding federal approval of drugs and medical devices and boosting biomedical research.

Death Toll from Australia's Thunderstorm Asthma Reaches 6

Nov 27
Six people have died and five remained on life support after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma struck Australia's second-largest city, officials said on Sunday.

'Jurassic World' Comes Alive at Philadelphia Exhibit

By Kristen De Groot | Nov 25
Dinosaurs in museums tend to be of the fossilized variety, but a new exhibit in Philadelphia is bringing the creatures and their world to life.

Kathryn Bigelow's Virtual Reality Film to Debut at Tribeca

Nov 24
Kathryn Bigelow's virtual-reality debut will premiere at next year's Tribeca Film Festival.

Thanksgiving in Space: Turkey, Green Beans, and Football

By Marcia Dunn | Nov 24
Turkey and football will be the main Thanksgiving headliners up on the International Space Station.

Best Weather Satellite Ever Built Rockets into Space

By Marcia Dunn | Nov 23
The most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to revolutionize forecasting and save lives.

Scientists Modify Plants, Making Them Use Sunlight Better

By Seth Borenstein | Nov 22
Scientists have hacked a plant's genes to make it use sunlight more efficiently - a breakthrough that could eventually dramatically increase the amount of food grown.

Current Energy System Could Eat Up Entire Carbon Budget

Nov 21
A growing body of evidence shows that the power plants, buildings, cars, trucks, ships and planes in use today are likely to emit enough CO2 for the world to miss the targets of the Paris Agreement.

Google Disappointed by South Korean Refusal on Mapping Data

By Youkyung Lee | Nov 21
South Korea rejected a request by Google to use local mapping data in the company's global maps service in a long-awaited ruling Friday that had divided the country for months.

California Prepares for Next Big Earthquake

Nov 21
Scientists have discovered that two fault lines link together north of San Francisco, creating a new risk for the nearly seven million people living in the Bay Area.

Putin Says Russia Works to Develop New Weapons

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Nov 19
Russia is working to develop new weapons to ensure a global strategic balance, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

China Astronauts Return from Monthlong Space Station Stay

By Christopher Bodeen | Nov 19
Two Chinese astronauts returned Friday from a monthlong stay aboard the country's space station, China's sixth and longest crewed mission and a sign of the growing ambitions of its rapidly advancing space program.

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