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Skin grown with follicles, glands and nerves could transform burns treatment and offer alternative to animal testing<p>Bioengineered skin complete with functioning hair follicles, glands and nerves has been grown using a new technique that could transform burns treatment and end cosmetics testing on …

Breakthroughs

How the Latest Findings in Molecular Biology Support Intelligent Design

An ancient virus has been found in human DNA — and it may still be active

This ancient retrovirus is a kind of living fossil, and the discovery of an intact copy of it within the human genome poses questions as to how it has survived, and suggests others from the distant evolutionary past may lie dormant in the DNA of many species.<p>A retrovirus replicates by inserting its …

Alzheimer’s may be caused by haywire immune system eating brain connections

More than 99% of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s drugs have failed, leading many to wonder whether pharmaceutical companies have gone after the wrong …

Researchers Have Finally Figured Out How Newts Regenerate Their Limbs

Can we get in on that?<p>Pretend you’re a newt for a second. You’re going about your day, doing what newts do. Then, out of nowhere, some nosey predator …

Scientists Have Discovered the Anti-Calorie

<b>[Update: This was an April Fools' Prank]</b>You may have heard the urban legend that celery is a negative calorie food: the body burns more calories …

Why Stress Is Actually Good For Us—and How to Get Good At It

It’s been drilled into all of us since childhood: Stress is at the root of every modern-day ailment, it’s the primary culprit for all feelings of …

This Tiny Frog Is the World’s Most Poisonous Animal

The golden poison dart frog is a very deceptive creature – despite its tiny two-inch frame, it happens to be the most poisonous creature on Earth. A …

A New Theory About Our Galaxy Means We Might Be Totally Wrong About Gravity

For a long time, astronomers have told us our galaxy is on a collision course with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy — and the cataclysmic crash will …

Weird Loops Of Genetic Material Help Cause Cancer

Scientists have shown that an unusual form of genetic material can help cause blood cancers.<p>While DNA stores life’s instructions, another genetic material – RNA – relays information. Some RNA molecules are copied from DNA as genes that encode proteins. But only 2% of the human genome consists of …

Newly Discovered Star Has an Almost Pure Oxygen Atmosphere

But good luck breathing in the bone-crushing gravity.<p>A newly discovered star is unlike any ever found. With an outermost layer of 99.9 percent pure oxygen, its atmosphere is the most oxygen-rich in the known universe. Heck, it makes Earth's meager 21 percent look downright suffocating.<p>The strange …

Space

Living cells ‘hacked’ and hijacked by MIT

Scientists at MIT have proven they can ‘hack’ living cells and programme them to carry out new tasks.<p>In the same way that computer language tells a machine how to operate, researchers have shown it is possible to write DNA ‘code’ and insert it into bacteria to alter how they function.<p>They hope that …

What Is an Amoeba?

The term "amoeba" refers to simple eukaryotic organisms that move in a characteristic crawling fashion. However, a comparison of the genetic content …

The Crazy Russian Plan To Create The Sky's 'Brightest Star' Might Launch This Summer

Remember that somewhat audacious Russian proposal to launch a satellite that would become the “brightest star in the night sky”? Well, they’re back …

CDC braces for Zika’s US invasion as scientists watch virus melt fetal brain

Experts prepare for pockets of transmission on US mainland as mosquito season begins.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gathered more …

'Hot Jupiter' exoplanet with triple star system discovered

BOSTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Astronomers have identified an alien planet in a three-star system.<p>Scientists have discovered thousands of exoplanets, many …

Siberian unicorns? Five incredible science tales that aren’t April Fool’s jokes

Unicorns are real! Scientists propose cloaking device to protect Earth from aliens! Glow-in-the-dark skin grown in lab! Those may sound like April …

Cure for HIV possible as scientists snip virus from cells

A cure for HIV and AIDS may be on the horizon after scientists proved they can snip away the virus from infected cells and prevent the disease ever returning.<p>The HIV virus attacks and kills immune cells leaving patients highly vulnerable to other infections.<p>But scientists in the US have shown it is …

Europe gives green light to first gene therapy for children

LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first life-saving gene therapy for children, developed by Italian scientists and GlaxoSmithKline, has been recommended for approval in Europe, boosting the pioneering technology to fix faulty genes.<p>The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday it had endorsed the …

Scientists find DNA differences between gay men and their straight twin brothers

For men, new research suggests that clues to sexual orientation may lie not just in the genes, but in the spaces between the DNA, where molecular marks instruct genes when to turn on and off and how strongly to express themselves.<p>On Thursday, UCLA molecular biologist Tuck C. Ngun reported that in …

Google’da mühendis olmak için gerekli 11 teknik yetenek

Çoğumuzun tarayıcıya girdiğinde ilk sayfası olan Google, dünya üzerinde iş arayanların tercih ettiği firmalar listesinde de ilk sırada. Google’a olan …

Avrupa Uzay Ajansı’ndan bilimkurgu filmi | Bilim.org

<p>Hayal edin; bir usta ve öğrencisi, kimsenin daha önce bulunmadığı bir yerdeki taşları ellerindeki doğa üstü güçle gezegenlere çeviriyor, buna birde …

Yanıkları İyileştirmek İçin 3D Canlı Doku Yazıcı PrintAlive

Artık çoğumuz 3D yazıcılara aşina olsak da son zamanlarda doku yazıcılar gibi canlı dokular yazabilen <b>3D biyo yazıcılar</b> geliştirilmeye başlandı. …