After a long and intense relationship with asteroid Ryugu (not lacking its fair share of bullet shootings and cannonball firings), Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft announced its return home. With samples and space wonders, no less!
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Through a complex computational model, scientists discovered over one million possible genetic molecules that could encode biological information. The finding opens the door for understanding the evolution of life on Earth, the possible existence of alien life out there, and the development of new drugs to fight against terrible diseases.
How Many Kids' Concussions in Contact Sports Are Too Many? The Jury is Still Out on This One November 12, 2019 by Andreea StereaThe problem of sports-related traumatic brain injury, including concussions, in kids has been keeping pediatric experts, sports doctors,...
People herald CRISPR as the harbinger of a new (dystopic) world, full of designer babies and supersoldiers. On the other hand, in the real world, scientists struggle to turn CRISPR into a diagnostic tool in the fight against HPV and Parvovirus.
Hydrothermal vents are thought to hold the key to the origin of life. A recent study published in Nature Ecology & Evolution shows that the conditions found in modern-day hydrothermal vents not only allow the formation of simple membranes but actively promote it.
New reports show that the eye-burning air pollution is so terrible in New Delhi, that 30 flights had to be diverted. The damage of hazardous smog to lungs is estimated to be similar to smoking somewhere between 33 to 50 cigarettes a day.