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Stanford experts propose extension to definition of «human»

Stanford experts propose extension to definition of «human»

Legal experts believe that it would be helpful to introduce the term «substantially human». 
By 2030 Mankind Can Provide Itself with Renewable Energy by 80%

By 2030 Mankind Can Provide Itself with Renewable Energy by 80%

Full switch to clean energy will cost about $73 trillion.
Deepest point on land discovered in Antarctica

Deepest point on land discovered in Antarctica

At this point, the land is 3.5 km below sea level.

Comet Borisov turns out to be smaller than predicted by astrophysicists

New data shows that the dimensions of 2I/Borisov are 15 times smaller than initially predicted. 

Scientists discover stellar black hole in the Milky Way 

Contemporary theory does not allow for the existence of black holes with this mass.

New Google quantum computer can be used for wormhole modeling 

Researchers will conduct an experiment to determine how information passes through a so-called ‘wormhole’ between two black holes.

Light pollution: a potential reason behind the global extinction of insects

This new factor is added to a list of other potential causes for the decline in insect populations - climate change, agriculture, and more.

Abundant Water Vapor Detected on Europe

The discovery indirectly proves that there is liquid water on Jupiter’s moon, which means that it is still a promising space object to search for extraterrestrial life.

Ribose found in meteorites

Complex sugars found in extraterrestrial bodies support the theory of external sources of organic matter, necessary for the birth of life millions of years ago.

Research — a new Apple application collects user health data for scientific research

Users will be able to choose which information to share. Apple representatives promise that only research groups will have access to user information.

Astronomers prove that buckyballs can be formed in deep space

The destruction of complex matter is not the only process that takes place near aging stars: synthesis of new compounds is another possibility to explore.

A single injection of antibodies cures peanut allergies

The majority of the patients in the study could consume peanuts within weeks after the injection.

Single-use plastics banned in Thailand

Over the next couple of years, the country will ban plastic bags and utensils, replacing them with substitutes made from eco-friendly materials.

Genome sequencing to become available to every UK new born baby

The project’s initiators propose to introduce new mandatory tests, allowing to identify dangerous health conditions at an early stage of a baby’s development.

The Implementation of Paris Agreement Will Not Stop Sea Level Rise

Studies have shown that mankind has been significantly contributing to global warming since the 18th century.