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Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

7 monthes ago   |   By NPR

A mini biosphere was sent up in China's Chang'e-4, which landed on the far side of the moon in early January. Photos show the small, green shoot of a cotton plant in a container aboard the spacecraft. (Image credit: China National Space Administration/Xinhua News Agency/AP)
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Cotton Seed Sprouts on the Moon's Far Side in Historic First by China's Chang'e 4

Cotton Seed Sprouts on the Moon's Far Side in Historic First by China's Chang'e 4

7 monthes ago   |   By Space

Before China finished packing up its Chang'e 4 lunar lander to be blasted off on a never-before-accomplished journey to the far side of the moon, scientists slipped in a small tank of plant seeds. And now, the team announced, a cotton seed has sprouted.
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Trump Phones Supporter After Insult at Rally

Trump Phones Supporter After Insult at Rally

During his rally in New Hampshire Thursday night, the AP reports President Trump made fun of a man's weight after mistaking him for an anti-Trump protester. The incident... Read more ...

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

The Supreme Court is considering three cases that look at whether LGBTQ employees are protected under federal civil rights law. Read more ...

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel's interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The... Read more ...

House Judiciary Committee To Return Early From Summer Recess To Address Gun...

House Judiciary Committee To Return Early From Summer Recess To Address Gun Violence

Chairman Jerry Nadler has called the committee to return early from congressional recess following three mass shootings. Read more ...

'You have no choice but to vote for me,' Trump tells N.H. rally

'You have no choice but to vote for me,' Trump tells N.H. rally

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Even as markets show signs of a coming recession, President Donald Trump told New Hampshire voters Thursday that they had to support his re-election campaign... Read more ...

Pickup Truck Barrels Into Jewish Activists At ICE Detention Center In Rhode...

Pickup Truck Barrels Into Jewish Activists At ICE Detention Center In Rhode Island

Never Again Action protesters said a Wyatt Detention Facility officer drove into their group, injuring several people. Read more ...

Trump accuses news media of trying to crash the economy

Trump accuses news media of trying to crash the economy

President Donald Trump on Thursday baselessly accused the press of trying to tank the American economy, shrugging off any blame for a prospective economic slowdown and possible... Read more ...

Court rejects Planned Parenthood bid to freeze Trump's family planning rule

Court rejects Planned Parenthood bid to freeze Trump's family planning rule

A federal appeals court has rejected efforts to block the Trump administration from banning abortion referrals by federally funded family planning clinics, including affiliates... Read more ...

Signs Of Recession Haunt Trump As 2020 Election Nears

Signs Of Recession Haunt Trump As 2020 Election Nears

An economic downturn would be a devastating blow to Trump, who made the economy his central argument for a second term. Read more ...

Who Cares If A Presidential Candidate Eats A Corn Dog?

Who Cares If A Presidential Candidate Eats A Corn Dog?

Storming through the Iowa State Fair has become a central obligation of any would-be president, much to the seeming annoyance of almost everyone involved. Read more ...