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Astronauts on the ISS harvest roots in space

On Monday, NASA flight engineer Kate Rubins chilled out 20 radish plants grown in the space station’s Advanced Plant Housing, wrapping them in foil for cold storage, until they return to Earth next year. Radish is the latest type of fresh product that has been successfully grown and cut to …

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Breaking news from around the world

A worker near the Pfizer facility in Purs, Belgium, on 3 December. Getty Images by Gert Vanden Vijangert / Bloomberg The first dose of Pfizer-Bioentech’s Covid-19 vaccine arrived in the UK on Thursday, a day after the country approved the vaccine for distribution, according to British media. Pfizer and Downing …

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Stocks rise near record highs near high street trades

Shares rose on Thursday as a number of Americans are filing for unemployment benefits for the first time, which will lead to a gradual recovery in the labor market and investors focus on a movement on a potential stimulus bill that is deadlocked in Congress in months. The Dow Jones …

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