Science & Health

FILE - A file mosaic image composed of 12 PolyCam images collected on Dec. 2, 2018, and provided by NASA shows the asteroid Bennu. (NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona)
Poll released before the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing asked Americans where they'd go if they could blast off into space; half said they'd orbit the Earth
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June 20, 2019
An AR-22 rocket engine is test fired at the NASA Stennis Space Center in Stennis, Miss., July 2, 2018.  The AR-22 engine is designed to power an experimental spacecraft. It's a collaboration between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne.
The General Accounting Office identified $1.8 billion in cost overruns and that the first launch could be delayed until June 2021
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By Reuters
June 19, 2019
In this May 17, 2019 photo, Starr Roden, a registered nurse and immunization outreach coordinator with the Knox County Health Department, administers a vaccination to Jonathan Detweiler, 6,  in Vernon, Ohio.
Global survey by the British health research charity Wellcome found that about 8 in 10 people, or 79%, agreed that vaccines are safe, and 9 in 10 worldwide say their children have been vaccinated
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June 19, 2019
People coming from Congo have their temperature measured to screen for symptoms of Ebola, at the Mpondwe border crossing with Congo, in western Uganda, June 14, 2019.
The problem is that the pedestrians may unknowingly be carrying the deadly Ebola virus, and hindering efforts to control the current outbreak in eastern Congo, which has killed more than 1,400 people.
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June 19, 2019
Ugandan Health Workers Warn HIV-Positive Refugees Poorly Tracked
Ignorance, mobility, stigma make HIV hard to contain
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June 19, 2019
Pop.Up Next, a prototype designed by Audi, Airbus and Italdesign is displayed at the Amsterdam Drone Week in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
Airbus ramping up production of more than 640 refrigerator-sized satellites for start-up telecoms services provider OneWeb at a facility in Florida
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By Reuters
June 18, 2019
FILE - A man shows the logo of a T-shirt that reads "Stop the Cut" referring to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) during a social event advocating against harmful practices such as FGM at the Imbirikani Girls High School in Imbirikani, Kenya, April 21, 2016.
The ancient ritual — which typically involves the partial or total removal of the external genitalia and can cause pain, infertility and death — remains deeply entrenched in many African countries despite years of activism
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By Reuters
June 18, 2019