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Mars Rover Finds New Water Evidence

Opportunity has discovered rocks unlike any seen there before. This find makes Mars look more like Earth than ever before.

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Latest Census Shows More People In Michigan Living To 100 Years Or More

We are learning a lot from the recent census that was conducted.  It's good news for those of us that live in Michigan!  Life expectancy is on the rise for people who live to 100 plus years.

Back in 2010, Michigan had 1,568 people in Michigan who were aged 100 to 104

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Steve Jobs Stepping Down as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs is stepping down as chief executive at Apple, the company said on Wednesday. Jobs will remain at the company as chairman, but he and his iconic black turtleneck will be replaced by former Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook.

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8 Month Old Baby Hears For The First Time[video]

This video made me cry happy tears first thing on a Monday morning.  To see this little baby's facial expression and demeanor change at the sound of his mother's voice is the most beautiful thing to see.  This 8 month old baby was born deaf, watch the moment as his cochlear implant is activated and he hears sound for the first time.

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The Vanishing Rainbow [VIDEO]

Here's a quick science video from Dr. Phil Plait.

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Kim Carson Takes You Inside The Geek Group Grand Rapids WZZM/grNow.com[video]

A couple weeks ago I did a piece for WZZM13 and grNow.com.  I visited The Geek Group on Leonard Street.  For me it was exciting to know that all of that power and energy was being harnessed in a controlled enviroment and I could see and feel it and when it is released; and yet,  I was still standing when it was over.   Fun day!  The unedited version incl

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New Leukemia Treatment Could Be Found In A Single Shot

Only three patients have been tested thus far but research published Wednesday indicated that this '"Single Shot" treatment made the most common type of leukemia completely disappear in two of the patients and reduced it by 70 percent in the third. In each

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Juno Blasts Off for Jupiter [VIDEO]

With the trajectory looking good and the solar panels deployed, the hardest part is over for the Juno space probe. It is now on its way to the planet Jupiter.

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Kim Carson Meets Thumper @ “The Geek Group” Science Lab In GR[video]

Tesla, Newton's Cradle, Bert and Ernie, and a guy named Chris Boden; they belong together.

Chris is originally from Coopersville, Michigan and he is a twenty-something guy who has been described as a mad scientist!  I would concur.  You d

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