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Is Genetic Engineering the Medicine of the Future?

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  The Medicine Of The Future Offers Unending Possibilities A Positive Impact Or A Negative One? CRISPR. No, that’s not the comparative form for the adjective ‘crisp’. These five letters literally represent the key that would eventually unlock the doors to advanced genetic engineering. Genetic engineering, as a science, is hardly new for us humans. We’ve been using our knowledge …

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NASA To Be Trialing A New-Age Engine That Will Take Us To Mars In Just 10 Weeks!

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From Science Fiction To Science Facts…   Scientists from NASA have recently reported to have successfully tested an engine in a vacuum space. The results were successful in confirming the wanted results – to be able to take us to Mars in just 70 without using rocket fuel. Now there is always a chance of possible error, since the results …

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Scientists Develop First Complete, Large-Scale Artificial Photosynthesis Facility for Renewable Energy

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From wind to solar energy, finding ways to harness renewable clean energy has been a trend in the scientific world. Now, scientists from Forschungszentrum Juelich have successfully created the first complete and compact artificial photosynthesis facility that could be used in practical applications outside the lab. According to the study published in the journal Nature Communications, the design aims to …

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NASA launches mission to study massive asteroid in hopes of preventing catastrophic collision in 2035

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An artist’s rendering made available by NASA in July 2016 shows the mapping of the near-Earth asteroid Bennu by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. NASA has launched the first ever mission to take samples from an asteroid in the hope of preventing the space rock having a catastrophic collision with Earth later this century. The asteroid Bennu, which measures about 500 metres …

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Time Travel 101 for (Inanimate) Dummies

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Is It more Than A Concept? Time travel is a concept that almost everybody at this point already knows. While not exactly limited to science fiction, time travel, along with space travel, is probably one the genre’s most staple ideas. From the classic The Chronic Argonauts to the contemporary likes of Back to the Future and Terminator, we’ve explored the …

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Want to blow up things in space?

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Here’s an app that let’s you do it.       If you have an appetite for cosmic destruction, there’s now an app for that, developed by the venerable PBS science series NOVA. NOVA Black Holes, a free iPad game, lets you hurl a star at other celestial objects while navigating an increasingly complex minefield of stars, planets and black …

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The ‘Earth next door’ may have a breathable atmosphere – and we could find out in 2 years

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The ‘Earth next door’ may have a breathable atmosphere – and we could find out in 2 years The funny thing about the discovery of Proxima b – the closest planet to our Solar System, which is also rocky, Earth-sized, and potentially habitable – is that nobody has actually seen it. Astronomers know it exists because they have seen its …

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How NASA Is Making ‘Star Trek’ Tech a Reality

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How NASA Is Making ‘Star Trek’ Tech a Reality Another Mission Into Space… “Star Trek” technologies are starting to become a reality in our everyday lives; just ask anyone who owns a cellphone or tries a virtual reality headset. But how real are these “Star Trek” technologies in space today, 50 years after the iconic science fiction series’ TV debut? …

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Artificial Intelligence, And The Future It Holds

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Artificial Intelligence, And The Future It Holds 1997: World chess champion Gary Kasparov is defeated in a rematch by Deep Blue. 2011: Jeopardy! game show veterans Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter gets mowed down by Watson. 2016: AlphaGo wins four out of five matches with world Go champion Lee Sedol. What does Deep Blue, Watson, and AlphaGo have in common? …

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Planet Earth From Space

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PLANET EARTH FROM SPACE… Footage from space shows us how beautiful the planet looks from space. When you think billions of people call it home, it is pretty phenomenal…