Science is upping its ante when it comes to creating viable organs for transplantation. For the first time, Chinese scientists were able to create pig-primate chimeras. While the results are discouraging so far, the world hopes science will manage to obtain human organs inside living animals.
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Saturn’s moon Enceladus has been keeping scientists on their toes for more than a decade. Presenting an under-crust ocean that erupts to the icy surface through tiger stripes fissures, Enceladus breeds with mysteries. Now, researchers found the answer to the stripes’ origin and formation. Of course, NASA plans next to find alien life on this icy rock.
The ClearSpace mission is the ESA’s new favorite project. Set to launch in 2025, the ClearSpace four-armed robot will capture, hold, and burn into oblivion a piece of space junk.
On Artemis Day, NASA unveiled what it is deemed “the most powerful rocket ever built.” It seems that the Artemis project is taking shape, despite the few delays. Aren’t we all excited for 2024?
Ancient penguin fossils found in New Zealand give scientists a run for their money. The Kupoupou penguin lived after the dinosaurs disappeared. It also ruled the seas back in the day. It may also be the answer to penguin origin and evolution!
Asteroid Bennu keeps scientists on their toes since the beginning of the OSIRIS-REx mission. Now, NASA specialists released new information on Bennu’s strange habit of rejecting particles from its surface. There are three possible candidates for the root of this surprising phenomenon, but we won’t know for sure until the spacecraft returns on Earth with samples.