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A flag with a company logo is seen during satellite launch company Arianespace annual news conference in Paris, France, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann RABAT (Reuters) – Arianespace on Wednesday launched a rocket from French Guiana carrying Morocco’s second earth observation satellite, the European launch company said. The satellite, named Mohammed VI-B, was developed by
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Animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in court, as seen in UNLOCKING THE CAGE, a film by Chris Hegedus and D.A, Pennebaker.Pennebaker Hegedus Films/HBO, A First Run Features Release The most forlorn-looking elephant caged alone at the Bronx Zoo is also the first elephant to demonstrate self-awareness via the mirror self-recognition test (MSR). Today, Jane Goodall,
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The Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute Building in Gloucester, Massachusettes.Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute Genomics is a rapidly growing discipline and one of the cutting edges of biological research. It involves the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of all genes within an organism (also known as its genome). Understanding genes and their origins can clarify how living things
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Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have discovered a new way to potentially get medicine to the brain. The research, which appeared last month in the journal JCI Insight, could significantly change how we treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS and brain cancer. Brain treatment low poly 3D render. Drug nootropic human ability stimulant
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Epigenetics test in a boxChronomics It is  not rare to hear people saying over a glass of wine in a friendly gathering that scientists overreact with smoking risks. To make themselves believable, they bring live examples of relatives-who were heavy smokers- and outlived their habits. What they do not mention, possibly because they are unaware
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Our Sun is constantly bombarding us with charged particles. These charged particles form the stellar wind and are ejected from stars across our cosmos. But, luckily for us, the Earth has some defence mechanisms to protect us from these energetic particles. Our home planet has its
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Burial of pregnant woman and her fetus at the site of Kom Ombo, Egypt.AKAP / Egyptian Ministry of Culture Archaeologists working near Aswan, Egypt, have announced their discovery of the burial of a pregnant woman who likely died in childbirth. Dating back 3,700 years, the burial represents an important find for the growing understanding of reproduction
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Antarctica’s Shackleton Ridge at sunset.NASA/John Sonntag It’s hard to imagine, but Antarctica wasn’t always covered in ice. This huge continental landmass, back in the age of the dinosaurs, was a lush forested landscape, teeming with large creatures and critters alike. Nowadays, shielded by the largest ice sheet on the planet, we are only beginning to
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