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Watch Seniors Burst into Tears When They Look into Goggles and See Their Dreams Come True

There is more to technology than just millenials checking their Facebooks. Tech company Intel and Brazilian news company Razões para Acreditar embarked on a campaign to enrich the lives of the elderly through virtual reality goggles. Their “Technology Through Life” initiative took them to a nursing home in São Paulo where they

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International Space Station Photobombs Solar Eclipse (And Other Stunning NASA Pics)

Well, it’s over. The great North American solar eclipse tracked across America as crowds gazed into the heavens with their protective eye glasses in cities and towns nationwide. Some people – within the narrow path of totality – saw a total solar eclipse for a few moments, the first in

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NASA Wants to Send Your Uplifting Message to Voyager 1, the Most Distant Spacecraft Ever

If you have ever received an inspiring message inside of your 40th birthday card, now is the time to share it with NASA. Voyager 1, which has become the longest continuously operating space mission ever, as well as the most distant manmade object, is celebrating 40 years of space exploration. Over

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For the First Time Ever, US Scientists Have ‘Corrected’ Genetic Code for Heart Condition

For the first time in American history, scientists have successfully used a gene-editing tool to correct a disease-causing mutation in human DNA with the goal of ending its heredity for future generations. Until now, the CRISPR gene-editing tool had never been used for human testing in the United States. But,

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World’s Largest Air Purifier Transforms Chinese Smog into Actual Diamonds

This shimmering park tower isn’t just a glamorous piece of architecture: it is the largest air purifier in the world, and it is turning China’s smog into diamonds. The tower is a 23-foot tall metal structure that is capable of filtering 75% of harmful PM2.5 and PM10 particles from the

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Finnish Researchers Just Created Edible Protein Virtually Out of Thin Air

This revolutionary procedure is being hailed for virtually creating food out of thin air. The process, which was created by Finnish researchers at the Lappeenranta University of Technology and the VTT Technical Research Centre, uses electricity and carbon dioxide to create single-cell protein. Since the process has zero environmental impacts whatsoever,

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Scientists May Soon Be Able to Give Transplant Patients 3D Artificial Hearts

Scientists have harnessed the use of 3D printing in order to create a silicone heart that works just like a human’s. Different from the current existing artificial hearts, the new model is hollow and soft. The most important impact of this characteristic is that scientists can then create internal mechanisms

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World’s First Battery-free Phone Could Spell the End of Charging Cables and Dead Batteries

Say goodbye to frayed charging cables, and say hello to endless battery life. That’s because researchers at the University of Washington have just constructed the world’s first battery-free phone. The phone is powered by a few microwatts of ambient radio signals and light that are harvested from the surrounding area.

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New Cancer Drug is So Effective Against Tumors, the FDA Approved It Immediately

This groundbreaking new drug for cancer treatment was immediately approved by the FDA in light of its revolutionary effects on tumors across the body. The drug, known as pembrolizumab (brand name Keytruda), is the first cancer treatment that can be used against 11 different kinds of cancers no matter their location;

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New Cancer Drug is So Effective Against Tumors, the FDA Approved It Immediately

This groundbreaking new drug for cancer treatment was immediately approved by the FDA in light of its revolutionary effects on tumors across the body. The drug, known as pembrolizumab (brand name Keytruda), is the first cancer treatment that can be used against 11 different kinds of cancers no matter their location;

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Bee Buzzes Could Help Determine How to Save Their Decreasing Population

The world has become increasingly concerned about the disappearing honeybee populations – but now, researchers may have just created an easy, downloadable piece of software that can be used by amateur and professional enthusiasts alike to save bee species worldwide. Scientists at the University of Missouri have cobbled together an

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