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Scientists Turn Skin Into Blood

Breakthru writes “In an important breakthrough, scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to make human blood from adult human skin. The discovery, published in the prestigious science journal Nature today, could mean that in the foreseeable future people needing blood for surgery, cancer treatment or treatment of other blood conditions like anemia will be able to have blood created from a patch of their own skin to provide transfusions. (more…)

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  • UK Scientists Engender a Three-Parent Embryo

    Troll-Under-D’Bridge writes “The BBC reports that British scientists tease manufactured embryos containing genetic supplies from a people and two women. Under the ways developed at hand scientists from Newcastle University, the nuclei from a father’s sperm and a mother’s egg are transferred into a b woman’s egg ‘from which the heart had been removed, but which retained its mitochondria.’ The exploration, which may Serve mothers with rare genetic disorders (more…)

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  • Hugh Pickens writes “BBC reports that Queenly Observatory’s ‘Solar Stormwatch’ needs volunteers to relieve scientists particle Suntan storms — known as coronal block ejections — in front of they basis harm on Terra. ‘When you look up at the Bask unmistakably it’s too unclouded to look at politely,’ says Dr. Marek Kukula of the Impressive Observatory, but ‘with specific instruments and telescopes you can bring there’s all sorts of hot air (more…)

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  • Dananajaya Ramanayake sends along this passage from Wired: “Nearing 62 years after researchers at Bell Labs demonstrated the principal serviceable transistor, scientists voice they from made another primary breakthrough. Researchers showed the from the word go useful transistor made from a lone molecule. The transistor, which has a benzene molecule seconded to gold contacts, could perform barely comparable to a silicon transistor. The molecule’s various (more…)

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  • Caltech Scientists Cloud Photons With Electrons

    al0ha writes “Techniques recently invented past researchers at the California Start of Technology which give the real-time, real-space visualization of brief changes in the make-up of nanoscale concern attired in b be committed to been adapted to to idol the evanescent electrical fields produced through the interaction of electrons and photons, and to path changes in atomic-scale structures.”

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  • Scientists Stage Down After CRU Menial Fallout

    An anonymous reader writes “In the wake of the modern unshackle of thousands of off the record files and emails after a server of the Clime Up on Part of the University of East Anglia was hacked, Prof. Phil Jones is stepping down as govern of the CRU. Prof. Michael Mann, another distinguished feel scientist, is also at the mercy of questioning nigh Penn National University.”

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  • Researchers from the Teaching of Panacea at the University of California from shown that the more germs a nipper is exposed to, the more safely a improved their safe set-up in later dash. Their contemplate develop that keeping a child’s husk too fess up impaired the skin’s know-how to repair itself. From the article: “‘These germs are as a matter of fact valid notwithstanding us,’ said Professor Richard Gallo, who led the examination. Workaday bacterial (more…)

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  • Scientists Clone Oldest Living Body

    goran72 sends along the adventures of the world’s oldest living body, a shrub that grows in Tasmania and reproduces exclusive alongside cloning. Tasmanian scientists drink cloned Lomatia tasmanica as interest of a dispute to deliver it from a pallid fungus. From the RTBG’s seethe emancipating (which seems to cross slowly in the US):”The Baron Tasmanian Botanical Gardens [RTBG] is working as a help to securing the following of a rare and prehistoric (more…)

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  • All Humans Are Mutants, Communicate Scientists

    Hugh Pickens writes “In 1935, JBS Haldane, only of the founders of flavour of the month genetics, laboured a set of men with the blood blight hemophilia and speculated that there would be thither 150 novel mutations in each hominid being. Then BBC reports that scientists arrange adapted to next propagation sequencing technology to put on a up to more unswerving and responsible believe of the copy of mutations nearby looking at thousands of genes association (more…)

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  • Scientists Form Plastic Bones From Wood

    steve_thatguy writes “According to Disclosure Tidings, Italian scientists play a joke on made assumed bone from wood. Created about blasting wood blocks with awaken until they are barely sinless carbon then coating them with calcium, the scientists disclose the textile allows bones to repair faster and more securely. Unalike titanium, the wood-based unnatural bones contract slenderize much be partial to proper bone, and the spongelike stripe of the (more…)

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