Steph Scherr

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The First Human-Pig Hybrid Embryo Has Been Created in The Lab

A big step towards lab-grown organs.<p>For the first time, researchers have successfully grown human cells inside early-stage pig embryos in the lab, …

A Robot Drew Star Charts for the Next 100,000 Years

International design studio Tellart bring their 'Deep Future' maps to The Museum of Tomorrow.<p>Those in the northern hemisphere know that the North Star, Polaris, is a useful tool of navigation. But few know that, because of changes in Earth’s axial rotation, Polaris hasn’t always been—nor will it …

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Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Lucy in the sky with protein: Did we find the key to LSD’s psychoactive potency?

<b>(agsandrew via Shutterstock)</b><p>The discovery of how LSD changes a protein’s structure may explain why the drug is so powerful<p>Angus Chen<p>January 29, 2017 10:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>One drop of LSD can erase your entire sense of being until — interminable …

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First human-pig embryos have been made in lab, may carve path for transplants

NEW YORK — Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals to transplant into people.<p>The cells made up just a tiny part of each embryo, and the embryos were grown for only a few weeks, researchers reported …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Koalas And Humans Have The Same Fingerprints

How should we say this... there's a chance that you could be framed for a crime committed by a koala. And no, this isn't fake news. In 1996, a team …