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  • A Russian-made Soyuz rocket was erected into place Sunday, ahead of the start of a mission to take a three-man crew to the International Space Station.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 8:30 PM EST
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  • Workers at the Dubai fish market  sawed the fins off hundreds of dead sharks from Oman and bagged them for export to Asian restaurants.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 4:30 PM EST
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  • A sheen on the Gulf of Mexico likely came from oil seeping out of a piece of discarded equipment that failed to contain BP PLC's massive 2010 oil spill.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 3:30 PM EST
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  • Stan Ovshinsky, the self-taught inventor who developed the nickel-metal hydride battery used in the hybrid vehicle industry, has died at his home in suburban Detroit.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 3:30 PM EST
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  • NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has dug up a mini-mystery for scientists: an odd white fleck that sticks out like a beacon in the reddish soil.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 3:30 PM EST
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