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Scientists

Discussions around ethics arise as scientists create ‘synthetic embryos’

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Stem cell scientists have made a breakthrough as they’ve created synthetic embryos without the use of eggs, sperm or fertilisation. Scientists built up their work from 2018 research ...
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Chances of climate catastrophe are ignored, scientists say

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Experts are ignoring the worst possible climate change catastrophic scenarios, including collapse of society or the potential extinction of humans, however unlikely, a group of top scientists claim. ...
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As AI language skills grow, so do scientists’ concerns

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The tech industry’s latest artificial intelligence constructs can be pretty convincing if you ask them what it feels like to be a sentient computer, or maybe just a ...
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It’s getting harder for scientists to collaborate across borders – that’s bad when the world faces global problems like pandemics and climate change

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The United Nations and many researchers have emphasized the critical role international collaborative science plays in solving global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss and pandemics. The rise ...
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Scientists reveal ‘secret to eternal youth’

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Scientists have discovered the secret to eternal youth: be born a turtle. Two studies published in the journal Science on Thursday revealed scant evidence of aging among certain ...
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Iran orders US to pay compensation for slain nuke scientists

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A court in Iran on Thursday ordered the United States government to pay over $4 billion to the families of Iranian nuclear scientists who ...
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Scientists pinpoint source and year of origin of the Black Plague

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A new study published in the science journal Nature has discovered the origins of the Black Death Plaque. Following years of debates among historians, the newly published study ...
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Scientists almost ready for men to take ‘the pill’

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For many years, only women were subjected to birth control measures and preventing unwanted pregnancies through various contraceptive methods. The contraceptive burden placed on a woman’s shoulders may ...
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SA scientists testing the efficacy of COVID-19 Moderna vaccine as booster

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The Sisonke study team will be launching the ‘Sherpa Study’, This study will assess the Moderna coronavirus vaccine as a booster shot. They will be looking at how ...
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Monkeypox spreads in West, baffling African scientists

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LONDON (AP) — As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled ...
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