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Graphene's 'Big Mac' creates next generation of chips

The world's thinnest, strongest and most conductive material, discovered in 2004 at the University of Manchester by Professor Andre Geim and …

E.coli has developed resistance to last-line of antibiotics, warn scientists

Dangerous bacteria like E.coli have developed resistance to our last line of antibiotics, scientists have warned<p>Bacteria like E.Coli have mutated to be resistant to our last-line of antibiotics and untreateable bugs may already be circulating in Britain, scientists have warned.<p>Health experts have …

Parasitic worm 'increases women's fertility'

<b>Infection with a species of parasitic worm increases the fertility of women, say scientists.</b><p>A study of 986 indigenous women in Bolivia indicated a lifetime of <i>Ascaris lumbricoides,</i> a type of roundworm, infection led to an extra two children.<p>Researchers, writing in the journal Science, suggest the …

Women's Health

Russian scientists have figured out how to 3D print working thyroid glands for mice

The budding industry of 3D bioprinting took a massive leap forward last week after a Russian bioprinting company announced a series of successful …

3D Printing

Does Coffee Give You A Different Buzz Than Tea?

Short answer: Yes, in subtle ways<p>Eighty-nine percent of American adults regularly consume caffeine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Two-thirds get it from coffee, one-sixth from tea, and the rest from soft drinks. People tend to assume caffeine is the only stimulant in …

Centers for Disease Control

Asteroid buzzed Earth this weekend, hours after discovery

Discovered on Saturday, closest just hours later, this small asteroid came closer to Earth than weather and television satellites orbit.<p>A small space …

Astronomy

Centuries-old Incan mummy's DNA reveals untold story of ancient lineage

Sequenced genome of boy who was sacrificed by the Inca 500 years ago points to extent of genetic diversity in the Andes before the Spanish arrived<p>Archaeologists and geneticists have sequenced the genome of a boy sacrificed 500 years ago during an Incan ritual in the Andes, finding a previously …

Anthropology

Space Station Crosses Sun's Face in Spectacular New Photo

An amazing new photo shows the International Space Station crossing the sun's face.<p>The picture, a composite of five images taken Sunday (Sept. 6) …

Space Exploration

Remarkable footage of earth from space released by ISS

The International Space Station has released remarkable footage of earth.<p>The ISS put together images to create a timelapse that covers several of the …

Space Exploration

Pluto as we know it now: Nasa report unwraps enigma of dwarf planet

Researchers present collection of New Horizons data, revealing water icebergs on ‘a surface unlike any planetary surface we’ve ever seen before’<p>The moment Pluto was transformed from a fuzzy spot on the edge of the solar system to an exotic world with a spectacular landscape will be recorded by …

Solar System

Watch Astronauts Create Colored Orbs Of Water On The ISS

Can you paint with all the colors of food dye?<p>We showed you what it looks like when astronauts dissolve an antacid tablet in a floating ball of water.<p>Now, they've taken it a step further, making life on the station a bit more colorful by adding food coloring to their otherwise bland floating balls …

Space Exploration

New Horizons images show Pluto has blue skies and red water ice

First spacecraft ever sent to the dwarf planet continues to transmit data after sending the first color images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes last week<p>Pluto has blue skies and exposed, bright red water ice, Nasa announced on Thursday, as the first spacecraft ever sent to the dwarf planet continues to …

Solar System