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NASA scientists wait for confirmation New Horizons completed record-breaking New Year’s Eve flyby

Alice Bowman, the New Horizons Mission Operations Manager (right), known as

Jubilant NASA scientists were celebrating this morning after confirmation their New Horizons probe has reached the solar system’s outermost region, flying close to a space rock 20 miles long and billions of miles from Earth on a mission to gather clues about the creation of the solar system. The New Horizons probe was slated to reach the ‘third zone’ in the ...

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Hope for the millions of women with endometriosis as scientists edge one step closer to a ‘cure’

Scientists edge  closer towards finding a cure for the painful disorder endometriosis (stock)

Hope has been raised for millions of endometriosis sufferers as scientists have edged one step closer towards a cure.  Researchers took stem cells from patients and managed to reprogram them to become healthy womb tissue in the lab. Endometriosis occurs when the tissue that lines the uterus is found elsewhere in the body, such as the pelvis, fallopian tubes and ...

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