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TechHive: Apps for stargazers and space buffs

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For those who are enthralled with the Curiosity rover, or just love gazing at the summer night sky, there are plenty of iOS apps that'll encourage and inform your inner astronomer.

The Night Sky for iPhone and iPad

This astronomy app makes it easy to identify the planets and stars above you, but it doesn't do much else.

Expo Notes: Professor gives attendees a look inside the brain

This year’s Macworld | iWorld wasn’t only about accessories and apps—attendees got a chance to see the inner workings of the brain.

Expo Notes: Star Walk, Solar Walk to track rocket launch in future update

In San Francisco this week to tout the educational aspects of its apps, Vito Technology says that an upcoming update to the Star Walk and Solar Walk iOS offerings will add the ability to track the next rocket launch by SpaceX.

iPhone remedies communication woes at Texas hospital

CIO looks at how Texas Children's Hospital implemented the iPhone as a way for its nurses to better communicate when moving from patient to patient.

The shuttle and the stuff of dreams

Jason Snell went to the space shuttle launch last week. Here are his notes on the experience.

App Guide: iPad anatomy apps

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Need to bone up on your knowledge of the human body? These iPad-optimized apps are a great place to start.

Final Space Shuttle launch carries modified iPhone 4s, experimental app

The final Space Shuttle launch will include two slightly modified iPhone 4s bound for the International Space Station.

Apps help you follow Endeavour's last mission

Scholle Sawyer McFarland is in Florida as part of the NASA Tweetup to view the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour this Friday. She asked her fellow attendees for some of their favorite shuttle-related apps. Here's what they came up with.

iPad, iPhone get remote heart-monitoring app

GE Healthcare and Airstrip Technologies announced a new app for iPhones and iPads that allows physicians to see near-real-time readouts from electrocardiographs to remotely diagnose and treat heart patients.