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Water Bears’ DNA Makes Them Practically Indestructible

Burn it. Freeze it. Chuck it into space. Water bear don’t care. The water bear, also known as the tardigrade or moss piglet, is one of the weirdest …

LAPD killed a man after mistaking his cellphone for a gun. Now his family gets a $1.9-million settlement

The Los Angeles City Council agreed Tuesday to pay $1.9 million for the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by police.<p>Dontaze Storey's son and the boy's attorneys will receive the settlement and fees in connection with the 2008 shooting.<p>In 2014, a civil jury found that a<p>Los Angeles Police Department …

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'Universal cancer vaccine’ breakthrough claimed by experts

Scientists have taken a “very positive step” towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer that makes the body’s immune system attack tumours …

US companies given permission to try and bring people back from the dead

Scientists in the US have been given permission to try and bring dead people back to life.<p>Initial tests will use a range of techniques on 20 subjects …

Can DNA become the future of digital storage? Microsoft is betting on it - ExtremeTech

By on May 2, 2016 at 1:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s popular these days to decry the …

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Science Explains Why You Hate Nickelback

3.5K<p>SHARES<p>Ah, Nickelback. Despite being universally hated by almost everyone in the rock community, they've managed to do extremely well on the …

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Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …

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