Archaeologists working closely with construction workers below the Turcot Interchange have spent the summer uncovering what they say are the remains of an 18th century village. 870 more words
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This week, Canada legalized the abortion pill, or RU-486, which will be sold under the name Mifegymiso. Versions of RU-486–a prescription-only medication that can induce an abortion up to 10 weeks after conception–are already on the market in about 60 countries; it’s been available in the U.S. 55 more words
'It’s clearly got a story to tell': Philae lander discovers organic molecules that can absorb light on comet
Philae, the little lost lander that the European Space Agency dropped on a comet last November, is still lost.
Although it woke up last month and has made contact several times with the Rosetta orbiter, which is examining Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from miles away, Philae has not been heard from for more than two weeks and the sporadic communications have not been long enough for the lander to resume its scientific work. 741 more words