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‘Organic electronics’ poised to create edgy new products, from bendable solar panels to transparent books to human-looking robots

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Electronics made from carbon rather than silicon could lead to a new generation of medical devices, sensors and perhaps even ...

Meat takes a toll on the planet, but these vegan favorites come at a ‘heavy’ environmental price, too

BBC | 
It has all the makings of a delicious smoothie – a dollop of almond butter, an avocado, a few slices ...
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1/3 of the world’s soil is degraded. But technology can bring our farmland ‘back to life’

BBC | 
In Iowa they call it “black gold” – a fertile blanket covering the landlocked Midwestern state. Thousands of years of ...
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Some US towns were untouched by 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. The military wants to know why.

BBC News | 
[On 4 June 1919, the Spanish flu] had finally found its way to the remote native Inuit communities that dotted ...
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Spider silk from plants? GMO tobacco could provide new generation of tough, lightweight clothing

Daily Mail (UK) | 
Scientists have revealed they can generate the fine but strong threads used by spiders to make their webs by growing ...
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UK joins project to make first synthetic eukaryote

Telegraph | 
UK researchers join a project to create the first synthetic eukaryote: designer yeast ...

Regular exercise changes fat-storage gene expression

Telegraph | 
Scientists found that six months of regular exercise, such as cycling or aerobics classes, changed the action of genes involved ...

Mending bones with magnetic stem cells

Telegraph | 
The following is an excerpt. Scientists have developed an injectable gel containing stem cells that could be used to repair ...

Stem cells converted to human bones

Vancouver Sun | 
Scientists have grown human bone from stem cells in a laboratory, paving the way for patients to have bro-ken bones ...
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