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Mysterious "Yellowballs" Help Astronomers to Better Understanding of Star Formation


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We'll hear how a question posed by a curious citizen scientist participating in an online astronomy project led professional astronomers to a better understanding of how massive stars are formed. And... From building cars to performing surgery, robots do a lot for us... Rosanne Skirble reports that scientists are now planning to use robots to help them perform research. The World Health Organization says that the number of new Ebola cases in the three West African countries most impacted by the recent epidemic have gone up for the first time this year. US Federal Communication Commission Chairman calls for the government to regulate the Internet like a public utility to keep it "fast, fair and open." We’ll hear about a special camera that offers glimpses into the world of seemingly invisible movements. A measles outbreak in California has now spread to 14 U.S. states and is growing. Researchers from the University of Birmingham in the UK plan to send a colony of the tiny crustaceans into Earth orbit. Groundhog weather forecaster, Punxsutawney Phil, says no early spring for North America. We'll have these stories and more on today's edition of VOA's Science, Health and Technology magazine... Science World.

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