Category Archives: Science

‘Unbelievable’: Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain – The New York Times

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Infant is world’s first to have three biological parents

It sounds like the setup of a wacky science fiction comedy, but this is actually real life. A five-month old baby boy was just revealed to be the first kid in the world with three biological parents, according to New … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone: Rollable OLED screen video | BGR

For years, Samsung  has teased fans with flexible and foldable smartphones and tablets, but the company is yet to released any commercial product that people can prod and poke and buy. Sure, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S6 both have … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Fusion Reactor is About to Switch On 

If “The Stellarator” sounds like an energy source of comic book legend to you, you’re not that far off. It’s the largest nuclear fusion reactor in the world, and it’s set to turn on later this month. Housed at the … Continue reading

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A Startup With No Website Just Announced a Major Fusion Breakthrough

A small startup has announced a major advance toward fusion power, the Holy Grail of energy that could rid us of fossil fuels forever. Tri Alpha Energy says it’s built a machine that can hold a hot blob of plasma … Continue reading

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Researchers may have found a cancer cell’s ‘off’ switch

Aside from their abnormal growth rates, cancerous cells aren’t that much different from normal healthy tissue. That’s why radiation and chemo treatments can’t effectively target just tumors. However, a team of researchers from the Mayo Clinic believe they’ve discovered a … Continue reading

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Artificial wombs: The coming era of motherless births | Genetic Literacy Project

Scientifically, it’s called ectogenesis, a term coined by J.B.S. Haldane in 1924. A hugely influential science popularizer, Haldane did for his generation what Carl Sagan did later in the century. He got people thinking and talking about the implications of … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Captivating Bioluminescent Bay, Puerto Rico | Attention Boricuas

Bioluminescence is defined as the emission of visible light by a living organism. Is mainly due to light emission from a biochemical reaction. The necessary conditions for concentration levels are kept stable in time and space is a rare phenomenon … Continue reading

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Read Roald Dahl’s Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter (From 1988)

Roald Dahl – author of such books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda – lost his eldest daughter, Olivia, to measles in 1962. Twenty-six years later, he penned a cogent and gut-wrenching plea … Continue reading

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Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft’s Holographic Goggles | WIRED

It’s the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In several months, Microsoft will unveil its most ambitious undertaking in years, a head-mounted … Continue reading

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