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Posts By Damien Martin

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Solar Geoengineering Project in the Works
7 months ago

Solar Geoengineering Project in the Works

Harvard scientists will test viability of dimming the sun

Nobody’s really rooting for a huge volcanic eruption. Ash spewing out harmful gases into the atmosphere and burying cities isn’t …
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The Gold Standard of Cancer Tests
7 months ago

The Gold Standard of Cancer Tests

Using gold, scientists discover quick way to detect cancer cells

University of Queensland scientists have struck gold when it comes to detecting cancer cells. Researchers have long been frustrated …
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Virgin Galactic Aims to Be in Space by Christmas

Space tourism will be one step closer to reality if Richard Branson’s team meets its goal

All Richard Branson wants for Christmas is a trip to space. In the space …
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Right on Time
7 months ago

Right on Time

Ytterbium clocks set records for accuracy and could find dark matter

Just how accurate is your clock? The one on your microwave or in your car might be up …
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How Far is Too Far?
7 months ago

How Far is Too Far?

Scientist’s work on genetically edited babies subject of ethical controversy

He Jiankui said he was “proud” to be the first scientist to produce genetically edited babies, announcing in Hong Kong …
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Have No Fear, Knickers Is Here
7 months ago

Have No Fear, Knickers Is Here

Huge steer saved from slaughterhouse serves as cattle herd in Western Australia

You’re probably familiar with the term “too big to fail.” Well, meet Knickers, the steer who’s too …
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A Very Important Medical Study
7 months ago

A Very Important Medical Study

Paediatricians swallow Lego heads to determine how long they take to poop out

If you have kids, odds are they’ve swallowed something they shouldn’t have and you worried about how …
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Boldly Going How No Plane Has Gone Before
7 months ago

Boldly Going How No Plane Has Gone Before

Star Trek-inspired plane uses ionic wind to fly with no moving parts

There is no shortage of “Trekkies” in the wild. They can be found flocking to sci-fi conventions and …
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Taming of the Sweet Tooth
7 months ago

Taming of the Sweet Tooth

Gymnema sylvestre can be key weapon in fighting holiday weight gain

As the holiday season approaches, cookies and other sweets will be lurking around every corner. Holiday weight gain …
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A Good First Step
7 months ago

A Good First Step

Google obtains patent for virtual reality shoes

One of the biggest problems with virtual reality is that pesky old regular reality keeps getting in the way. You’ll notice it …
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