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3D printing for the masses: Amazon launches online store
Amazon’s ambitious expansion doesn't just involve delivery drones – the company launched a new online store on Monday dedicated to selling 3D printed products.

29.07.2014 03:51

A nation duped? UK govt. paves way for GM babies
Britain’s government has allegedly misled the public with respect to a newly developed invitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure that experts claim will lead to the birth of “genetically modified babies.”

28.07.2014 13:08

Earth is headed for its sixth mass extinction - study
The rapid depletion of Earth’s biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.

28.07.2014 14:25

Dinosaurs' colossal bad luck: How they died and we survived
If the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs had hit a couple of million years earlier or later, they might have survived and humans might never have existed, a new study says, suggesting dinosaurs were particularly vulnerable at the time of the impact.

28.07.2014 11:31

Don’t shake on it? Fist-bump ‘cleaner than handshakes’
Besides looking totally cool, bumping fists may actually be a more hygienic greeting than the stuffy traditional handshake, experiments at UK’s Aberystwyth University have revealed.

28.07.2014 10:56

Bee studies feel sting of pesticide manufacturers – MPs
Corporate funding from pesticide manufacturers threatens to contaminate research into the impact of agricultural chemicals on the declining bee population, warn a committee of MPs.

28.07.2014 08:22

'Revolutionary' single-dose breast cancer therapy approved for NHS use
Britain's health watchdog has given the green light for an innovative one-dose breast cancer treatment to be provided by the NHS. It gives thousands of patients hope for a fast recovery by potentially avoiding traditional weeks-long radiotherapy sessions.

27.07.2014 18:27

100,000 amps breakthrough: Highest electrical current achieved in Japan
Japanese scientists have managed to achieve an electrical current of 100,000 amperes – by far the highest to be generated in the world – with cutting edge technology of stacking special tapes.

27.07.2014 17:27

​‘I can now climb trees’: 6yo kid gets prosthetic arm from 3D printer
A 6 year-old boy from Florida born with right arm deficiency has received a prosthetic replacement. Now climbing a tree and catching a ball will be easier for him. Students from Florida University made it on a 3D printer for just $350 in just 8 weeks.

27.07.2014 06:40

Human genome is over 90% ‘junk’ DNA – study
Less than 9.5 percent of human DNA is functional, according to Oxford University researchers. This overturns the mainstream theory that 80 percent of the human genome is of some biological importance.

26.07.2014 13:32

Google’s next data collection project: Human body
Google’s research arm is planning an initial study of 175 people to collect anonymous health data from biological samples like blood and saliva in the process of creating individual genome databases that could eventually help fend off illness or disease.

25.07.2014 17:03

Mysterious black holes may be exploding into ‘white holes’
A new scientific theory suggests that when black holes reach the end of their lifespan, they explode into “white holes” and release all of their matter into space.

25.07.2014 02:45

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