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The creator of CRISPR-twin was in the list of influential people according to the Time version. But it is unlikely to be happy about this.

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He Jiankui – the one who is now in custody in China for creating genetically modified twins – wanted to become famous. But definitely not in this sense. Time editors included the creator of the first CRISPR kids in their list of “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2019. But one of the […]

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Updated Large Hadron Collider to help scientists discover dark matter

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After the charged particle accelerator in 2021, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will be launched again after the upgrade and will be able to push the particles together again, scientists hope to finally discover the elusive dark matter with the help of it. For decades, physicists have been trying in vain to discover dark matter […]

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Zombie Pigs: Scientists “Resurrect” the Pig's Brain Four Hours After Death

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Something incredible happened: scientists restored the cellular activity of the pigs brain a few hours after the animals died. This resurrection, which was carried out with the help of a complex system of artificial fluid, occurred four hours after the death of the pigs in the slaughterhouse. “This is an incredible breakthrough,” says ethicist and […]

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In space, finally found traces of the very first molecules of the universe

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Scientists have long suspected that approximately 100,000 years after the Big Bang, helium and hydrogen combined to form the first molecule, helium hydride. This helped the universe begin to cool, which led to the formation of stars. However, despite decades of searching, scientists could not find helium hydride in space. Until now. Now helium hydride […]

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Ancient methods: these 25-ton boulders can be moved by hand

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How to build giant structures like Stonehenge or the head of Moai on Easter Island at a time when cranes and trucks did not exist? Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology firmly believe that the ancient engineers were masters of balance and leverage, so they conducted an experiment in which giant concrete structures weighing […]

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The deadly white sharks showed up a larger and bloodthirsty enemy

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White sharks are considered one of the most bloodthirsty predators of the sea, but observations of marine ecologists have shown that even they have the worst enemies, which they should keep away. These enemies turned out to be killer whales – the only cetacean predators who are always willing to eat warm-blooded animals. Comparison of […]

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NASA has chosen a place on the moon, which is next set foot on human

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Space agency NASA intends to send people into the orbit of the moon by 2024. The mission will be carried out as part of the creation of the first lunar orbital station Gateway, and probably astronauts will once again have to set foot on the surface of the natural satellite of the Earth. The agency […]

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Astronomers continue to wonder about the habitability of the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system

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Perhaps one of the most interesting planetary systems discovered recently is the TRAPPIST-1 system. Located “only” 40 light years from Earth, it is home to seven earth-like planets wrapping around a small red dwarf star. Astronomers believe that the three planets of the system are located in the so-called habitable zone of the star. Immediately, […]

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A new species of ancient "cats" that were larger than polar bears has been discovered.

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In 1981, fossils of various animals were found by paleontologists in southwestern Kenya, including apes and a certain predator, whose species has not been determined. At that time, scientists were interested only in the remains of primates, and the bones of an unknown predator were left in the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi. Recently, […]

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