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Scientists create the darkest-ever material

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

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 

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

NASA commits to putting female astronaut on the Moon by 2024

The agency is fighting for women’s rights in all space programs

New Technology Takes Just a Few Seconds to Print Human Organs

The new method is not only faster than layer-by-layer bioprinting, but also enables more complex structures to be created with minimal damage to cells

Butter without fat: how is that possible?

The product created by Cornell University researchers looks and tastes like conventional butter. The only difference is the absence of fat and calories.