Aleksandr Jurkov

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Inside The Z Machine, Where Scientists Turned Hydrogen Into Metal

Tackling an 80-year-old theory<p>For 80 years, researchers theorized that hydrogen could transform into a metal. This year, scientists at Sandia National Laboratories finally proved it.<p>They took deuterium, an isotope of hydrogen, and applied 3 million times the atmospheric pressure using the Z …

Chemistry

New 'lithium-air' batteries could be 10x more powerful, 5x cheaper

The days of electric vehicles that can only travel 80 to 100 miles per charge are numbered. That is, if a study from University of Cambridge is …

Portable Robot Printer Is Like A Roomba That Squirts Ink

“What is a printer?” asked Zuta Labs, then reimagined it as the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, as small as your hand.<p>Designed by Zuta Labs and now on Kickstarter, the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is one for the mobile age. It cleverly sheds the bulk of consumer printing by re-imagining what a printer …

Medical first as noses are 'regrown'

Swiss surgeons make pioneering breakthrough to rebuild the nose by growing patients' nasal tissue<p>Surgeons have rebuilt the noses of five skin cancer patients by growing the nasal tissue.<p>They successfully rebuilt their nostrils with a revolutionary technique in which cells were taken from their …

Medicine

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Britain's first CLONED DOG is born after owner wins £60,000 contest

Britain’s first cloned dog has been born after owner Rebecca Smith won a £60,000 contest.<p>Winnie, a 12-year-old dachshund, was reproduced as a puppy …

First Successful Regeneration Of An Organ In A Mammal

A chemical trigger regrows the thymus of a living mouse<p>Oh, to be a mouse. You'd have been cured of every conceivable cancer and now, you'd have something of a fountain of youth, too, at least for your thymus. A team of researchers has gotten immune-system organs called thymuses in mice to grow, <i>The</i> …

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Video: Big Bang breakthrough explained with a towel and an apple

Two-minute video explanation of this week’s announcement about gravitational waves and the Big Bag – using a towel, an apple and a ping pong ball.<p>Did …

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Bionic ears: let's hear it for cochlear implants…

Cochlear implants have transformed the lives of children born without hearing. But at around £40,000 each, it's a different story for adults trying to get them on the NHS<p>Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two …