World Science: Livable worlds abound, simulations find
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Special Issue: PLANETS
* Livable worlds abound, simulations find:
Computer studies indicate Earth-like planets, warm
and wet enough for life, should be plentiful.
* Lost planet, or vastest system?:
A planet thought to drift alone may instead help
form the widest known planetary system, scientists
* Protest over new planet definition:
More than 300 scientists have signed a petition
protesting a redefinition of "planet."
* Invisible 9/11 victims: the unborn
Stress over the 2001 attacks apparently triggered
hundreds of miscarriages if not more, studies have
* Gene fights cancer by aging us, studies find:
Biologists say they've found a gene that protects
against cancer by suppressing cell division --
making us age faster.
* Most dinosaurs still unaccounted for, study
Researchers say 71 percent of dinosaur types have
yet to be discovered.
* NASA awards contract for moon craft:
Lockheed Martin Corp. won a contract to build a
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