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Why can’t humans regenerate body parts? We’ve got the genes

Regeneration – now that'd be a nice superpower to have. Injure an arm? Chop it off and wait for it to grow back. Dicky knee? Ingrown toenail? Lop off …

Earth - Asteroids are not the only threat to life from space

We are here by the skin of our teeth. Evolution could well have turned out differently, and the fact that it did not may well be down to freak, chance events. Life on Earth has faced a string of accidents, weird situations and outright catastrophes, from sudden ice ages to collisions with asteroids …

Universe

Humans may dream of traveling to Mars, but our bodies aren’t built for it

Reports of a new space race tell of<p>NASA’s plan to send astronauts to Mars in the 2030s and SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk’s ambition to get private explorers there first. This race, however, can’t be won with either’s current technology, regardless of their spending or commitment.<p>The barrier is …

Space Travel

Mars Gigapixel Panorama - Curiosity rover: Martian solar days 136-149

NASA's Mars Exploration Program (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)<p>4 billion pixels panorama of Mars<p>The images for panorama obtained by the two rover's …

Mars Rover