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Don't give blood, grow it in a lab

Back In 2007, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) issued an open call for a project. It required applicants to make a bioreactor …

Stem Cells

7 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Universe To Put Your Ego In Check

It's time for a little perspective.<p>We are, as the saying goes, but a tiny speck.<p>And from time to time, it's important to put things into perspective. Or, as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson would tell you, have your mind blown.<p>Just consider for a moment that while Earth has an equatorial diameter …

China wants to go to the dark side of the Moon in 2018

State media says the country will launch a probe in two years time<p>China could be the first nation to visit the dark side of the Moon, with the country's state media announcing plans today to send a probe to the satellite's unexplored hemisphere in 2018. A spacecraft named Chang'e-4 will attempt the …

Marketers: Personalization will become a science this year

It’s 2016, and marketers still have trouble personalizing their outreach to customers. Only five percent of marketers have a predictive understanding of the customer journey, and only 31 percent say they use customer data to provide better experiences.<p>Just 19 percent of marketers personalize their …

Massive Space Telescope Is Finally Coming Together

This week, NASA is set to reach a milestone on one of its most ambitious projects. If all goes to plan, workers will finish assembling the huge mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope — an $8 billion successor to the famous Hubble telescope.<p>"So far, everything — knock on wood — is going quite …

Universe

How are all those screens changing kids' behavior?

In a recent op-ed in the New York Times, businessman and author Tony Schwartz offered an honest yet troubling account of what he calls his "addiction" to technology.<p>The medical and research fields have not yet come to a clear consensus on what constitutes technology "addiction" and which factors …

Tweens

A village made of Moon dust

A German scientist is using James Bond technology to help design a brickworks on the Moon.<p>Despite the Man with the Golden Gun having a powerful weapon, this 1974 Bond outing is generally considered one of the most flaccid of the franchise.<p>The story limps from London to Thailand, with our hero on …

UK scientists get permission to 'gene edit' human embryos

A team of British scientists has been approved to use "gene editing" techniques on human embryos, in the hope that it will better our understanding of early human life. A group at the Francis Crick Institute in London wants to research newly fertilised eggs and how they develop in the first seven …

Genetics

South Australia's Adventures of a Lifetime: Cruise the Murray River

Cruise Australia’s longest river from the Australian Alps to the windswept South Australian coast.<p>The Murray River is Australia’s longest river at approximately 1,500 miles (2,500 kilometers). Flowing from the Australian Alps to the windswept South Australian coast near Goolwa, its waters irrigate …

Flower blooms in space for first time, bringing deep-space travel a step closer

In a historic first, a flower has bloomed in space.<p>While such news may at first sound frivolous, possibly conjuring up images of astronauts taking …