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Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation

Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation

In this undated photo provided by NASA, International Space Station Commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore holds up the first object made in space with additive manufacturing or 3-D printing. Wilmore installed the printer on Nov. 17, 2014, and helped crews on the ground with the first print on Nov.…

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Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation

Space station's 3-D printer pops out 1st creation

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation.

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HIV uncontrolled in 70 percent of infected Americans

HIV uncontrolled in 70 percent of infected Americans

CDC study: As of 2011, two-thirds of those diagnosed were forgoing treatment.

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Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.

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Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

A Google-owned company developed a spoon to make it easier for people with tremors and Parkinson’s Disease to eat.

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Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift

Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift

Handlers steer helium-filled balloons Thomas the Tank Engine and Paddington Bear through the parking lot at CitiField in New York during practice runs earlier this month in preparation for the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift

Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift

NEW YORK — It’ll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn’t be the same without ... helium.

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School lunches packed at home get failing grade in new report

School lunches packed at home get failing grade in new report

What could be more wholesome for elementary and middle-school students than a lunch packed at home? A lunch purchased from the school cafeteria.

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Big forest-restoration project in Arizona advances

Big forest-restoration project in Arizona advances

Federal officials are preparing to push ahead with a massive thinning project in two national forests in Northern Arizona.

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Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, speaks with her relatives prior to the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, Pool)

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Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Crew blasts off for International Space Station

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-15M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Terry Virts, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkap…

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Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Crew blasts off for International Space Station

U.S. astronaut Terry Virts, centre, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, bottom, and Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, gesture prior the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan…

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Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Russian Space Agency experts help U.S. astronaut Terry Virts, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, to stand up after inspecting his space suit prior to the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (…

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Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Crew blasts off for International Space Station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy has blasted off for the International Space Station.

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Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, gestures to his daughter Kira from a bus prior to the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/, Pool)

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Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Crew blasts off for International Space Station

Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-15M that will carry a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS), at the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Shamil Zhumatov, Pool)

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Was my mastectomy a betrayal of feminism?

When I signed up for surgery, it didn't seem like I had a whole lot of choice.

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Efforts to improve children's IQ are futile

It's one thing to point out that programs to improve children's cognitive functioning have had a dismal track record.

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Take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

Take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A cheat sheet for preparing your feast: focus on cooking, not calculating.

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A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

This Oct. 14, 2013, photo shows a roasted turkey in Concord, N.H. The safest way to thaw a frozen turkey is in the refrigerator. You'll need about 24 hours per 4 to 5 pounds of turkey. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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