Siri, Do I Have Cancer? NASA Builds Cancer Detecting Mobile Phone Sensor

Nanosensor technology could allow for Siri to one day answer this question because NASA has built a cancer detecting mobile phone sensor at the Ames Research facility in California. Ames scientific researcher Jing Li is working on a small chip the size of a nickel that includes 32 of the amazing nanosensors. They are all made of different kinds of materials, and that lets them interact with different chemicals in unique ways.

NASA Probe's Alien Particle Discovery and What it Tells us About our Sun

NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer probe has detected particles of neon and oxygen that did not originate in our solar system, and this tells us a bit more about what our galaxy is made of, NASA said in a release Jan. 31. The probe, called IBEX for short, is meant to study the mysterious boundaries of our solar system, the edge of the sun's atmosphere called the heliosphere.

Asteroid 2012 BX34 Misses Earth [VIDEO]

The asteroid 2012 BX34 passed within 36,750 miles of Earth at 10:30 a.m. ET on Friday. That was its closest approach. The small asteroid, about 37 feet wide, would have broken up in the Earth's atmosphere before it could have made impact anyway, so it never really posed a threat, according to NASA.

Florida Republican Debate 2012: Summary of Highlights, From Ron Paul To Romney

Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum tackled a broad range of foreign, domestic and social issues during last night's debate, from immigration law and foreign policy to Romney's link to Obamacare and whose wife would make the best first lady. Relive the highlights of the CNN Florida Republican debate, and get a rundown of the top quotes and biggest arguments of the night.

Gingrich Calls for Moon Base, Space Contests

Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich called on Wednesday for a base on the moon and an expanded federal purse for prize money to stimulate private-sector space projects.


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Scientists Move on from Mars, Say Venus Shows Signs of Life

The Soviet Union’s landing probe, Venus-13, detected the presence of several objects resembling living organisms, on the surface of the planet Venus in 1982, according to research published in the current issue of Solar System Research.
The entrance of the Dotcom Mansion, home of accused Kim Dotcom, is seen in Coatesville a Story of Dotcom Boom and Bust

Kim Dotcom, also known as Kim Schmitz and Kim Tim Jim Investor, spent his 38th birthday on Saturday in a New Zealand jail after 70 police personnel raided his country estate at the request of the U.S. FBI, which alleges Dotcom masterminded a criminal -- and highly profitable -- copyright-infringement operation.