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Scientists discover giant bee long feared extinct

Scientists discover giant bee long feared extinct

Wallace’s bee was last sighted back in 1981. Now, almost 40 years after its disappearance, multiple sightings of the mysterious animal have been reported by scientists from several countries. This event can be considered a real miracle.
Scientists invent new atmosphere purification technology

Scientists invent new atmosphere purification technology

Our planet’s ecology is under serious threat, which is why scientists have been working on creating artificial leaves to purify the atmosphere since the early 2010s. This year, they finally managed it.
A Young Inventor Builds Himself a Prosthesis with Lego Pieces

A Young Inventor Builds Himself a Prosthesis with Lego Pieces

19-year-old David Aguilar studies bioengineering at a Barcelona university. The young man was born without a right forearm, so he decided to make himself a prosthetic forearm.\n

Waste plastic to be turned into fuel

Environmental pollution is one of the most pressing issues of today. As plastic makes up the lion’s share of total waste on the Earth, it’s crucial to develop a technology that will allow us to recycle it.

Film director from the Netherlands made a film about embryo development

New technologies allow us to watch even the processes hidden from human eyes. The film "Becoming" by Ian van Ayken is an example of such work.\n

The Earth’s temperature skyrockets

Much has been said about global warming, but a lot of people still don’t fully realize the magnitude of the problem. Meanwhile, environmental organizations are starting to sound the alarm.\n

Scientists develop pill with reaction engine

Scientists from the University of California San Diego (UC SD) talked about the possibility of using miniature reaction engines for accurate delivery of medicine to relevant organs.

Engineers develop expanding pill

This seemingly pointless invention actually has a multitude of applications in medicine.\n

A robotic sentient hand has been created

Researchers from Sweden have created new-generation prosthesis. It serves as a nearly complete replacement for a lost limb.

Smart prostheses are around the corner

New artificial limbs based on AI technology will allow them to adapt to the needs of their users.

Antivaccine Movement Threatens the Safety of a County in Washington State

The antivaccine movement is gaining increasingly more supporters around the world, especially in the USA. The developments are taking a threatening turn.\n

Researchers Warn of an Environmental Disaster Risk

Most people have heard about the dangers of carbon dioxide emissions into the air. Scientists have come up with another argument why mankind should abandon its destructive policies.

Scientists Discover New Type of Blood Vessels

German scientists have proven that bones contain a whole system of blood vessels.

UN To Develop Diet of the Future

The Earth’s population is rapidly growing which is leading to a lack of food. International organizations are beginning to look for solutions.\n

3D-printed Implant Tested On Mice

A 3D-printed part of a spinal cord helped a mouse regain the use of its legs. Human body parts are next.\n