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Stem cell biological BREAKTHROUGH as scientists craft embryo without egg or sperm

Scientists have announced a biological breakthrough by growing an embryo without either a sperm or an egg.<p>Using two different types of stem cells, a …

See a Single Stem Cell Grow Into a Complete Creature

Scientists have created a genetic roadmap for how lone cells develop into complex life.<p>Your life is a result of many, many choices. School, career, relationships; each decision is made in sequence, building upon the past to create a traceable map of what led you to your current state of …

GABA: Here's How It Works In Your Brain + Why It's So Important

Have you heard about GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid)? It's an important neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, which controls most of the …

Cannabis Reverses Brain Aging in Mice

A new study finds complete reversal of memory loss in older animals.<p>A collaborative study between researchers at University of Bonn, in western …

Human-robot hybrid babies are possible, AI expert claims - IBTimes India

Dr David Levy says that humans and robots will soon make babies, given the 'recent progress in stem cell research and artificial chromosomes.'<p>The …

Read about the first time astronauts left Earth's orbit in Apollo 8 excerpt

<i>When the history of human space flight in the 20th century is finally, fully written, it will not be the triumphant lunar landing of Apollo 11 or the</i> …

World's Smallest Satellite Created for NASA by 18-Year-Old Indian Teen

18-year-old Indian student Rifath Sharook's invention weighs just over two OUNCES.<p>Although the space shuttle program may have been temporarily halted in the United States, NASA is still alive and well — and now, thanks to 18-year-old Rifath Sharook of India, are launching their smallest-ever …

Space Exploration

3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today: May 6, 2017

Welcome back to another edition of "3 Things!" I've been incredibly busy lately, but I've returned to summarize some of the great things coming out …

Scientists Have Found a New Way to Get Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

Set proteins to "kill".<p>A newly discovered mechanism causes cancerous cells to kill themselves off, and researchers say it could be particularly …

Scientists find common antibiotic could prevent or treat PTSD | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A common antibiotic called doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative thoughts and fears in the brain and may prove useful in treating or preventing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to research by British and Swiss scientists.<p>In a specially designed trial …

An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood

Things just got complicated.<p>Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new …

University of California

New research suggests random chance plays a bigger role in getting cancer

Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?<p>Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new research suggests random chance plays a bigger role than people realize: Healthy cells …

Cancer