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Jeff Bezos, Mayo Clinic back anti-aging startup Unity Biotechnology for $116 million

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2016 12:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Unity Biotechnology is a startup focusing on medicines to help us do that by slowing the effects of age-related diseases.
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+8

New journal Science Robotics is established to chronicle the rise of the robots

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2016 12:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Robots have been a major focus in the technology world for decades.
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Will a cryogenically-frozen corpse ever come back to life?

Posted in Science on 6th Dec, 2016 02:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Will it one day be possible to cryopreserve a human brain in such a manner that it can be revived intact?
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+25

Moon Express targets trips to the moon at $10,000 per person by 2026

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2016 03:35 PM
by AlexMuller
If all goes well in the space tourism economy, tourists will be able to book a flight to the moon within the next decade.
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+38

Nations vow to move forward with the Paris Agreement, with or without the US

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2016 03:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Other nations expressed their determination to implement the deal and to continue their work on climate protection, even if the US withdraws.
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ESA will fund ExoMars 2020

Posted in Science on 4th Dec, 2016 11:34 AM
by AlexMuller
ExoMars 2020 will send a rover to the red planet.
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+22

Lack of sleep may disrupt development of a child's brain

Posted in Science on 4th Dec, 2016 11:25 AM
by AlexMuller
New brain scans reveal sleep deprivation damages children's brains more than previously thought.
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Moon village concept attracts worldwide support

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2016 04:08 PM
by AlexMuller
European Space Agency says proposals for permanent lunar outpost have generated international interest.
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The causes of Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2016 03:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson's disease.
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Europe presses ahead with Mars rover

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Europe will push ahead with its plan to put a UK-assembled robotic rover on the surface of Mars in 2021.
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Parker institute working on Cancer Vaccine

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:15 PM
by AlexMuller
To defeat cancer, Tech Billionaire Sean Parker is starting $250 million project, which will focus on discovering highly personal tumor tags by using algorithms.
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Possible sequence of arrival for meaningful antiaging therapies

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The full antiaging toolkit of the next few decades will consist of a range of treatments, each targeting a different type of molecular damage.
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+34

Tracking large neural networks in the brain by making neurons glow

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
A new kind of bioluminescent sensor causes individual brain cells to glow in the dark, giving scientists a new tool to track what’s happening in the brain.
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European Space Agency tests the ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016 04:32 PM
by AlexMuller
The ExoMars mission lost its lander, but its probe is in great shape.
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+43

Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016 04:16 PM
by AlexMuller
A German team wants to land a pair of rovers on the lunar surface to inspect the buggy left behind in 1972 on the last crewed mission to the Moon.
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Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016 04:11 PM
by AlexMuller
If emissions from human activities continue unabated, it could trigger runaway planetary warming, researchers warn.
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