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Cloning: Sci-Fi or Reality?

The intriguing genre of Science Fiction has predicted many technological and scientific innovations decades before they were created. Credit cards, airpods, the internet, solar power, electric cars, and the lunar landing were all predicted in sci-fi classics like Fahrenheit 451, 1984, Looking Backward, and more. Aldous Huxley’ 1932 novel, Brave New World, is centered around another futuristic theme, cloning. Cloning […]

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Hidden Message Found in Perseverance’s Parachute

If there’s one thing NASA is known for, it’s attention to detail. Sometimes that translates into absurdly good equipment, like when the Opportunity rover explored Mars for more than 5,000 sols when it was designed to last only 90, and sometimes it translates into bored engineers leaving secret messages on everything. With NASA’s latest rover – Perseverance – we hope […]

New Discoveries

Scientists Confirm Giraffe Dwarfism

When scientists first encountered an adult giraffe that was only nine feet tall – about half the average height for the species – the first thing they did was stare in disbelief. The second thing they did was name it after a Lord of the Rings character. As one of the shortest members of a species known for its height, […]