Day: January 29, 2014

Stem cell ‘major discovery’ claimed

Source: BBC By James Gallagher Stem cell researchers are heralding a “major scientific discovery”, with the potential to start a new age of personalised medicine. Scientists in Japan showed stem cells can now be made quickly just by dipping blood cells into acid. Stem cells can transform into any tissue […]

Study finds huge wage gap between Arab Jews & European Jews

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The smallest spacecraft in orbit

Source: BBC A swarm of 100 tiny satellites is poised to launch into orbit, owned by schoolchildren and space enthusiasts. Richard Hollingham finds out what it took to make these tiny travellers fly, and how they avoid posing a risk to bigger spacecraft. As I type this, there’s a satellite […]