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Can the City That Never Sleeps become the City That Never Dies? A Russian multimillionaire thinks so. Dmitry Itskov gathered some of humanity's best brains in New York City to discuss how humans can get their minds to outlive their bodies.

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redorbit.com

Unique odors from human skin cells can be used to identify melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and may lead to early, non-invasive detection and diagnosis of the disease, according to new research from the Monell Center ....

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arclein

the presence of segments of Gene VI “might result in unintended phenotypic changes”. They reached this conclusion because similar fragments of Gene VI have already been shown to be active on their own (e.g. De Tapia et al. 1993). In other words, the

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arclein

During the test, the WaveRider’s scramjet engine ignited high above the Pacific Ocean, thrusting the demonstrator to a speed of nearly 6,245 kilometers per hour (KPH), just over five times the speed of sound. Scramjet stands for supersonic combustion

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nationalgeographic.com

While many graduate students spend days in a lab or in front of a computer, Roger Putnam, a master's candidate at the University of North Carolina, spent up to three days at a time on the sheer face of a cliff, suspended thousands of feet above ....

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