18th October 2021
New cryopreservation technique revives heart tissue after three days
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have successfully revived human heart tissue after it had been preserved in a subfreezing, supercooled state for up to three days.
16th October 2021
Lucy begins 12-year mission to Trojan asteroids
NASA has launched the first ever spacecraft to visit Jupiter's Trojan asteroids.
9th October 2021
Bipedal robot can ride a skateboard and walk a slackline
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have built a bipedal robot that combines walking with flying to create a new type of locomotion, making it exceptionally nimble and capable of complex movements.
8th October 2021
Intel launches 2nd generation neuromorphic chip
Intel has introduced Loihi 2, its second-generation neuromorphic research chip – featuring eight times the computational neurons compared to the earlier Loihi 1.
7th October 2021
1 million neurons tracked in real time
Scientists have developed a new technique for visualising the activity of a million neurons, near-simultaneously and with crystal clear resolution.
4th October 2021
23 species declared extinct in the U.S.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared 23 species extinct, due to a combination of development, invasive species, logging and pollution.
1st October 2021
New foundation will distribute $1bn for aging research
A consortium of biotech founders, clinicians, and leading longevity research institutions has this week announced the launch of the Longevity Science Foundation.
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