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Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

Astronomers discover largest known structure in the universe 2013-01-12T011935Z_1_BRE90B01T_RTROPTC_0_US-SPACE-QUASARS.XML () -

Weightlessness no cure for "morning clumsies," astronaut says

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Like many people, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield confesses that he's sometimes clumsy in the morning just after waking up. The three-time astronaut, now living aboard the International Space Station, was surprised to learn that did not change in the weightless environment of space.

Vomiting Larry battles "Ferrari of the virus world"

LONDON (Reuters) - Poor Larry isn't looking too good. He's pale and clammy and he's been projectile vomiting over and over again while his carers just stand by and watch. Yet their lack of concern for Larry is made up for by their intense interest in how far splashes of his vomit can fly, and how effectively they evade attempts to clean them up.

Approaching comet may outshine the moon

2012-12-28T222940Z_1_BRE8BR0KR_RTROPTC_0_US-SPACE-COMET.XML () -

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