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

281shares<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

The foundation of the elixir of life, or just long-life pets?<p>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 …

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

By Editorial Board<p>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 …

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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 …

Genetics

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>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 …

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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 …