Vlad Lazar

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Scientists just took a major step toward making life from scratch

For the first time, researchers have synthesized a eukaryotic chromosome in a lab<p>Synthetic biology has come a long way in recent years. In the last two decades alone, scientists have been able to go from synthesizing the genome of a relatively small virus, Hepatitis C, to creating what researchers …

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Will we ever… travel in wormholes?

Leaping between galaxies through tunnels in space may sound crazy, but physicists have yet to rule it out. So how could this possibly work, asks Marcus Woo.<p>The universe is huge. Travelling at light speed to the nearest star would take more than four years. Venturing to the other side of the galaxy? …

New Chicken from Hell feathered dinosaur found in Dakotas

A newly discovered bird-like dinosaur resembles an ostrich, with claws, a tail and crested head. It’s a feather in the cap of American …

How to build a Dyson sphere in five (relatively) easy steps

Let's build a Dyson sphere!<p>And why wouldn't we want to?<p>By enveloping the sun with a massive array of solar panels, humanity would graduate to a Type …