Science & Tech
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Moon landing turns 50

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/19/19, 12:43 pm

On July 20, 1969, U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to set foot on the moon, and celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission culminate Saturday. The cable and internet channel NASA TV will air the original videos from 1969 of the landing of the lunar module Eagle and Armstrong’s and Aldrin’s first steps on the lunar surface at 4:02 p.m.

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Bee design

Science | Divine design protects honeybees from disease
by Julie Borg
Posted 7/18/19, 03:47 pm

The ability of honeybees to pass immunity to certain diseases from one bee to another has baffled scientists for years.

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Schumer calls for FaceApp investigation

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/18/19, 12:30 pm

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called on the FBI and Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate the viral FaceApp over potential security issues. Schumer said in a letter the Russia-based app could pose a threat to Americans’ privacy. “It would be deeply troubling if the sensitive personal information of U.S. citizens was provided to a hostile foreign power actively engaged in cyber hostilities against the United States,” he wrote.

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