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Cryogenically frozen brains will be ‘woken up’ and transplanted in donor bodies within three years, claims surgeon

From Telegraph.co.uk: Sarah Knapton, science editor 27 APRIL 2017 • 11:46AM People who have had their brains cryogenically frozen could be ‘woken up’ within three years, a pioneering Italian surgeon has claimed. Professor Sergio Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, is aiming to carry out the first human head transplant within 10 months and then wants to begin trials …

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Saturn’s moon Enceladus may support alien life – NASA (VIDEO)

  From RT: New research from NASA indicates that Saturn’s moon Enceladus may support microbial life. Details of new findings about ocean worlds in our solar system, arising from discoveries by the agency’s Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope were announced live by the agency. NASA scientists have detected hydrogen from hydrothermal vents in ice plumes from Saturn’s ocean-bearing …

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Vaping linked to host of new health risks

From ScienceNews.org:   WASHINGTON — Many people have turned to electronic cigarettes in hopes of avoiding the heart and cancer risks associated with smoking conventional tobacco products. But vaping appears far from benign, a trio of toxicologists reported February 11 and 12 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting. If used as a means to totally wean people …

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Smartphones may be changing the way we think

From ScienceNews.org:   Not too long ago, the internet was stationary. Most often, we’d browse the Web from a desktop computer in our living room or office. If we were feeling really adventurous, maybe we’d cart our laptop to a coffee shop. Looking back, those days seem quaint. Today, the internet moves through our lives with us. We hunt Pokémon …

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Oldest Fossil Ever Found Shows Alien Life On Mars Possible

By Sarah Knapton, science editor From Telegraph.co.uk: It’s life, but not as we know it. The oldest fossil ever discovered on Earth shows that organisms were thriving 4.2 billion years ago, hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought. The microscopic bacteria, which were smaller than the width of a human hair, were found in rock formations in Quebec, …

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