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Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again
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Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within six weeks, according to new study. ...[Read more]
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New study has a theory for why we haven’t found aliens yet, and it makes a whole lot of sense
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Mankind has been gazing into space for some time now, but scientists still haven’t found any evidence that intelligent life exists in our neck of the cosmic woods. The universe is, of course, huge, so we normally just assume that our inability to detect ...[Read more]
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Gravity and good timing helped the Hubble spot a star from the early universe
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When looking back into the deep recesses of the universe, even huge objects like planets, stars, and galaxies can appear small. Magnification can help, but how do you get a magnifying glass large enough to spot stars billions of light years away? ...[Read more]
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The ‘Alien Megastructure’ star is acting weird again
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Early last year a far-off star captured the imagination of the scientific community thanks to its incredibly bizarre behavior. The star, which is officially named KIC 8462852 but is better known as “Tabby’s Star,” frequently goes dim at unpredictabl ...[Read more]
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Rodent explosion: British Lab ‘accidentally’ breeds 180,000 mice, conducts unauthorised experiments
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A British laboratory has bred almost 180,000 mice by mistake. It also performed unauthorised experiments on the creatures, according to a Home Office report, which highlights dozens of shocking non-compliance cases in UK labs. ...[Read more]
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1st Known Interstellar Visitor Gets Weirder: Oumuamua Likely Had 2 Stars
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Our solar system's first known interstellar visitor is likely even more alien than previously imagined, a new study suggests. The mysterious, needle-shaped object 'Oumuamua, which was spotted zooming through Earth's neighborhood last October, probably ori ...[Read more]
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Russian Scientists Create Light-Emitting Nanoantennas
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - On Russian Science Day young scientists from ITMO University (St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics) reported their success in designing light-emitting nanoantennas, which are new ...[Read more]
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Emotional bond between humans and dogs dates back 14,000 years
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Prehistoric people may well have had an emotional bond with domesticated dogs much earlier than we thought. Leiden Ph.D. candidate and vet Luc Janssens discovered that a dog found at the start of the last century in a grave dating back 14,000 years had be ...[Read more]
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Meet the pirate queen making academic papers free online
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In cramped quarters at Russia’s Higher School of Economics, shared by four students and a cat, sat a server with 13 hard drives. The server hosted Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to anybody in the world. It was ...[Read more]
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The first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals
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he earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed. Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstructi ...[Read more]
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Latin America Researchers Discover Million-Year-Old Hidden Home of Hammerhead Sharks in Galapagos
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A group of Ecuadorean scientists has discovered a hammerhead shark nursery where they have been born and sheltered for nearly a million years on the Galapagos Islands, the remote archipelago tucked away 1,000 kilometers off South America’s Pacific coast ...[Read more]
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