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New Type Of Stem Cell Could Make It Easier To Grow Human Organs

Posted in Science on 8th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

The 'region-specific' pluripotent cells are easier to grow in vitro and graft into an embryo when injected into the right spot.

Out Of Control Russian Spacecraft Burns Up In Earth's Atmosphere

Posted in Science on 8th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

The Russian space agency says that its out-of-control spacecraft has burnt up as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere.

Here's How We'll Terraform Mars With Microbes

Posted in Science on 8th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Could our planet's toughest microbes change the face of Mars?

Surge In US 'brain-reading' Technology Patents

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Fewer than 400 neuro-technology patents a year had been filed in 2000-09. But that had doubled to 800 in 2010. And 1,600 such patents had been lodged in the US in 2014.

Scientists Turn An IPhone Into A Blood Parasite Detector

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

A team at UC Berkeley has adapted its iPhone microscope project to identify blood parasites in under three minutes.