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A Case of Hereditary Transmission of Autism Recorded

A Case of Hereditary Transmission of Autism Recorded

Two mutations in sperm donor’s genes have caused autism in at least 12 children.
Brain2Char algorithm turns brain activity into text

Brain2Char algorithm turns brain activity into text

The technology works even if the user is saying words in their head.
When will humanity switch to eating artificial meat?

When will humanity switch to eating artificial meat?

Artificial meat grown in laboratories is becoming more and more like the original product. It will probably be only a few years until we switch to an artificial diet.

Scientists create the darkest-ever material

The material is made from multiple carbon nanotubes on an aluminium foil base.

New medication will treat polycystic kidney disease

Until recently, a kidney transplant was the only option for patients diagnosed with PKD.

Gene therapy transforms glial cells into functioning neurons 

The authors of the study believe that in the future the method will contribute to the effective recovery of victims of strokes and neurodegenerative diseases.

Russian astronomer discovers first interstellar comet

This is the second known space object outside our galaxy, following the ‘Oumouamoua comet.

The Pacific fauna is threatened by a thermal anomaly

The temperature rise is beneficial for algae, which are poisonous to the local animals.

Scientists create synthetic leaves for production of medicines 

Synthetic leaves are created using special light-transmitting materials. Solar energy serves as a catalyst for chemical reactions that transform the liquid contained in the leaves into various useful substances. 

Coffee offers benefit of preventing gallstone formation

It turned out that increased coffee consumption significantly reduces the risk of developing cholelithiasis, or gallstone disease.

NASA partners with ESA for development of joint asteroid redirection program

The agencies will adjust the trajectories of space objects that are likely to collide with the Earth.

Scientists pioneer transplantation of cornea made from stem cells

The new technology significantly reduces the risk that the transplanted tissue will be rejected.

The MIT creates a thread-like robot to remove blood clots from brain vessels

Special magnets position a thread made of a special alloy inside the vessels.

SpaceX Successfully Completes New Starhopper Testing

The prototype of the first stage of the rocket the company is planning to use for Mars exploration, rose to the height of 150 meters and, after a short maneuver, landed onto its take-off pad.

Which way the wind is blowing in the United States - and why it matters

The wind energy industry may soon overtake coal and gas in terms of growth and profits