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Army Report: Gaps in Science, Accountability to Blame for Anthrax Shipments

FILE – A scientist examines a package for anthrax spores. PENTAGON— An investigation into how a U.S. Army biodefense facility mistakenly sent live anthrax to...

SpaceX Rocket Landing on Ocean Platform Fails

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen as it launches with the Jason-3 spacecraft onboard, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. An unmanned...

Google Creates Virtual Reality Arm, Names Key Exec to Run It

Alphabet In.c’s Google has created a virtual reality (VR) computing division and said Clay Bavor, the executive running its product management team, will run the...

Tech Giants Spot Opportunity in Forecasting China’s Smog

BEIJING— Air pollution in China could be big business. Two of the world’s largest technology firms, IBM and Microsoft, are vying to tap the nascent, fast-growing...

Russian Space Agency to Scale Back Spending

MOSCOW— Russia will revise its space program, the national space agency said Tuesday, after a newspaper reported that ambitious moon exploration plans and other...