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Force Push VR brings Jedi powers to life

Fans of the Star Wars franchise will have to wait more than a year from now to get their fix of Jedi-laden telekinetic spectacles on the big screen. The as-of-yet-to-be-titled Episode IX, the last installment of the space saga as was envisioned in 1977, won’t be released until December 2019. ...

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The Key to a Long Life Has Little to Do With ‘Good Genes’

In 2013, Google cofounder and CEO Larry Page announced the formation of a new Alphabet entity dedicated to solving the pesky puzzle of mortality. Since then, the billion-dollar longevity lab known as Calico—short for California Life Company—has been trying to tease apart the fundamental biology of aging in the hopes ...

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Migrants Bring Cricket (and Victory) to Life in Northern France

Migrants Bring Cricket (and Victory) to Life in Northern France Image Players and supporters of the St.-Omer Cricket Club Stars, known as the Soccs, celebrated before the awards ceremony at a regional cricket tournament in September.CreditCreditMauricio Lima for The New York Times By Elian Peltier Nov. 3, 2018 ST.-OMER, France ...

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Did key building blocks for life come from deep space?

All living beings need cells and energy to replicate. Without these fundamental building blocks, living organisms on Earth would not be able to reproduce and would simply not exist. Little was known about a key element in the building blocks, phosphates, until now. University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers, in ...

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Afghan Dream of a Better Life Ends in a Hilltop Mass Grave

Afghan Dream of a Better Life Ends in a Hilltop Mass Grave Image Mourners carried the body of one of the young victims of a suicide attack at a university prep center during a burial ceremony on Thursday in Kabul, Afghanistan.CreditOmar Sobhani/Reuters By Mujib Mashal and Fatima Faizi Aug. 16, ...

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