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  • 3-D printers to make human body parts? It's happening

    SAN JOSE, Calif. It sounds like something from a science fiction plot: So-called three-dimensional printers are being used to fashion prosthetic arms and hands, jaw bones, spinal-cord implants and one day perhaps even living human body parts. While the...
  • How Obama wants to spend Americans' money next year: an agency-by-agency look

    Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more. Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016...
  • NASA Langley unveils proposed fiscal year 2016 budget

    NASA Langley Research Center is looking at an $829 million proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 — a healthy $60 million more than its 2015 enacted budget of $769 million, officials announced Monday. All of that increase, however, plus millions...
  • Virgin Galactic turning corner after crash, maintains march toward space tourism

    Virgin Galactic turning corner after crash, maintains march toward space tourism
    The only thing interrupting the creosote and mesquite that makes up one of New Mexico's most remote stretches of desert is a pristine runway where Virgin Galactic plans one day to launch the world's first commercial space-line. In the four years since...
  • Obama seeks more spending on roads, education

    President Barack Obama unveiled a nearly $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday that would boost spending on infrastructure, medical research and education — and that stoked an ongoing fight with congressional Republicans over how to pay for those...
  • Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation

    Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation
    The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-...
  • Supermoon eclipse, meteor showers on 2015 skywatching calendar

    Supermoon eclipse, meteor showers on 2015 skywatching calendar
    The highlight of 2015 for skywatchers could be the coincidence of a "supermoon" and a late-night full lunar eclipse in September. Otherwise, there are plenty of chances to see distant planets and shooting stars. There are also sure to be sightings of...
  • SpaceX launch set for Tuesday

    SpaceX launch set for Tuesday
    SpaceX and NASA plan to launch a rocket Tuesday morning to send supplies and equipment to the International Space Station — the first such mission since another company's effort blew up in Virginia in October. The SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 is set to...
  • Before explosion, NASA knew aging Soviet engines posed risks

    Before explosion, NASA knew aging Soviet engines posed risks
    Years before an unmanned rocket erupted in a fireball in October, NASA officials knew the metal in its 50-year-old Soviet-made engines could crack, causing fuel to leak and ignite, government documents show. As early as 2008, a NASA committee warned...
  • What happened to Islam?

    What happened to Islam?
    What if I told you that Islam once produced the world's most scientifically advanced and intellectually productive civilization? It's true, and you'll probably hear more about it, this being 2015, the United Nations International Year of Light and...
  • Scientists watch stars spin to gauge their age

    Scientists watch stars spin to gauge their age
    Turns out Hollywood celebs aren’t the only stars who hide their age well – small cool stars are very good at frustrating astronomers’ efforts to determine how old they are, because they essentially look the same for most of their lives....