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New filament means you can print metal on any 3D printer

252shares<p><b>You might want to sit down, because this one is exciting. The Virtual Foundry has just launched Filamet™, a new metal infused filament that</b> …

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

One giant leap for space research — and for humans on Earth

NASA HAS sent Jupiter’s wife to check up on her husband: Last Monday, the agency’s Juno spacecraft entered Jupiter’s orbit, where it (she?) will spend two years peering through the clouds to find out how the planet is structured and what that can tell us about our own origins. The mission marks a …

Astronomy

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Should Our Children Be Genetically Engineered?

On the eve of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences and Medicine International Summit on Human Gene Editing, Center for Genetics and Society and …

3tags.org

Student Team Wants to Terraform Mars Using Cyanobacteria

While scientists believe that at one time, billions of years ago, Mars had an atmosphere similar to Earth’s and was covered with flowing water, the …

8 fascinating facts about sinkholes

What is a sinkhole? How is a hurricane formed? Discover the science behind some of nature’s most spectacular phenomena in our eight-part video series, Amazing Earth.<p>In this video, we offer a rare glimpse into the causes and effects of sinkholes around the globe including some unusual insights, …

Study suggests a flaw in traditional theory that describes photodissociation process

(Phys.org)—A combined team of researchers from Columbia University in the U.S. and the University of Warsaw in Poland has found that there appear to …

Nanotech

Microsoft Just Stored More Data on DNA Than Ever Before, Using an OK Go Video

So cool.<p>Microsoft announced on Thursday that it has set a new record by storing 200 megabytes of data on strands of synthetic DNA. That’s about 20 …

University of Washington

HD 131399Ab: Scientists discover strange planet with three suns - Science News - ABC News

An international team of astronomers have announced the discovery of a strange planet in a faraway solar system that contains not just one sun, but …

Universe

Clean energy is at a critical turning point, and wind and solar may not be enough

Last week at the North American Leaders’ Summit featuring President Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, the three nations announced a goal of generating 50 percent of North America’s electricity from “clean” sources by 2025. It’s a laudable goal, …

Energy

Software Flaws May Invalidate 40,000 Neuroscience Studies

The human fallibility of science has been in the news a lot lately. The latest hit? Researchers say the three most popular programs for interpreting …