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Try before you fly: Scientists selling ‘Martian dirt’ to NASA for experiments

By ethan / October 1, 2018

NASA may have the technology to visit the real Red Planet but a Florida university is still selling the US space agency faux Martian dirt for intergalactic farming and exploration experiments. The simulant red soil was developed by the University of Central Florida (UCF) and chemically remodeled on samples picked up by the NASA Curiosity […]

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Scientists create human-sheep chimera with hopes of affordable organ transplants

By ethan / February 18, 2018

A team of scientists has grown embryos inside a sheep that contain human stem cells, moving the sci-fi idea of developing human organs inside animals one step closer to reality, which has sparked ethical concerns. The scientific breakthrough could potentially save the lives of thousands of people who are in a dire need of vital […]

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Hidden for 120,000 years: British scientists’ mission to lost Antarctic world

By ethan / February 13, 2018

A team of scientists is due to embark on a Valentine’s Day mission to explore a mysterious Antarctic marine ecosystem hidden for the last 120,000 years. The area only became accessible when a one trillion-ton iceberg, four times the size of London, broke from the Larsen C ice shelf last July. The international team, led […]

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End of world? British scientists challenge UN global warming predictions

By ethan / January 18, 2018

Climate change predictions making alarming claims on Earth’s future have been challenged by a new study. Suggestions the planet’s surface will warm by 5° Celsius by 2100 are not realistic, according to a team of scientists. Read more Frightening climate change predictions by the UN would be void if the group from the University of […]

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Booze makes you feel angry, sexy or tearful, say scientists proving the obvious

By ethan / November 22, 2017

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 11:48 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 11:49 The alcohol you choose can actually change your mood, according to researchers. They have found certain drinks can make you angry, emotional… or heighten your sex drive. A study into drink and emotions included more than 30,000 people. Each reported how different types […]

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Life on Earth may already exist on alien planets, say scientists

By ethan / November 21, 2017

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 15:31 Life forms on Earth may also exist on other planets, according to a theory on micro-organisms from our solar system. Scientists studying interplanetary dust have posited that the powdery matter is capable of transporting tiny organisms across the cosmos. Edinburgh-based scientists claim bacteria and micro-animals called tardigrades can survive […]

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