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20 April 2014 Last updated at 07:03

Ancient life 'frozen' by impactsElectron microscope images

Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved in glass when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.


LaunchSpaceX launches station cargo flight

US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.

the female penis of N. auroraFemale cave insects have 'penises'

Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

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The ascent vehicle blasts off from MarsHow to put a human on Mars

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Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed

Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.

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