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Brain Cell Therapy Reverses Parkinson's-Like Symptoms In Mice

Scientists have reversed Parkinson’s-like symptoms in mice using a brain cell therapy that could one day lead to a cure for humans. The groundbreaking technique instructs replacement cells to take on the function of dopamine-producing neurons that are killed by the disease. The cause of the cells’ death is still unknown – but as dopamine levels in the brain drop, ...

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NASA Has A Major Announcement About Its Search For Life Beyond Earth

NASA has scheduled a major press conference where it plans to reveal a new discovery about ‘ocean worlds in our solar system.’ While we don’t know the specifics of what NASA will reveal the agency has confirmed that what has been discovered will “inform future ocean world exploration…and the broader search for life beyond Earth.” The conference is scheduled for ...

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Hackers Can Guess Your PIN Just Using The Motion Sensor On Your Phone

So here’s some worrying news: Hackers can actually find out your PIN and passwords just by analysing the way you tilt a phone in your hand. The revelation comes from cyber experts at Newcastle University who say they’ve developed a technique which allows them to easily monitor the motion sensors on smartphones and tablets. By detecting the movement of a ...

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Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Cells Resistant To HIV

In a remarkable step forward in the potential treatment of HIV, scientists in California have successfully created a cell population that is resistant to the disease. The new approach, described as a form of “cellular vaccination” aims to offer long-term protection for patients by tethering HIV-fighting antibodies to their immune cells. Jia Xie, senior staff scientist, said: “The ultimate goal ...

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Three In Four Deep-Sea Animals Are Bioluminescent, Breakthrough Study Finds

It’s sometimes said that we know more about space than our oceans, but a new study has shed light on one of their more novel features: bioluminescence. Three in four deep sea creatures can create their own light, according to a new survey which suggests the fabled angler fish isn’t so rare after all. Jon Berkeley via Getty Images An ...

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AeroMobil Offers The First Glimpse Of A Flying Car You Could Soon Buy

Wealthy car fans will soon have the opportunity to invest in what could become a piece of automotive history. AeroMobil is set to open pre-orders on its first commercially available car-plane hybrid this year after it unveils the vehicle in Monaco next week. AreoMobil The first glimpse of AeroMobil’s latest design.  The firm said its latest design, revealed in illustrations, “heralds ...

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Pink Moon: Stargazers Set For Spectacular Display As Jupiter Shines Alongside Full Moon

The Pink Moon is one of astronomy’s biggest misnomers. Tonight’s full moon (11 April) will be spectacular, but it won’t be pink. The first full moon of spring was named by Native Americans after ground phlox, pink flowers that bloom across the US at this time of year. But stargazers are still in for a treat, with the full moon lighting ...

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NASA Invests In A Fuel-Free Thruster And 21 Other Star Trek-Like Inventions

An interstellar thruster, a Martian farming kit and an artificial gravity lift are just three of NASA’s latest investments. The space agency has announced funding for 22 projects that could help astronauts venture further into space than ever before. Some of the designs aid NASA’s plans to send humans to Mars in the 2030s, while others may support later missions ...

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The US Navy's Most Expensive Warship Ever Is A $13bn 'Floating City'

The US Navy is no stranger to spending vast sums of money, but when it comes to this ship everything else pales in comparison. The USS Gerald R Ford is the most expensive warship America has ever built, and right now it’s undergoing its first set of sea trials. Costing an eye-watering $13bn, it is a supercarrier in every single ...

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Tips From Female Entrepreneurs In The Tech World

There are more men than women in tech. That’s a fact. Less than a quarter (23%) of tech industry workers are women, and we recently found that women in top tech roles have remained under the 10% mark, on average, for the last 15 years of the Tech Track 100. In an industry that’s still trying to decide where the ...

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