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How Idle Egg Cells Defend Their DNA From Damage - Quanta Magazine

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Having lots of mitochondria is normally risky for cells because their chemical activity generates toxic byproducts known as free radicals. But when Bke peered inside dormant human and frog oocytes, ...[Continue Reading]

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India's ambitious 2nd Mars mission to include a rover, helicopter, sky crane and a supersonic parachute - Space.com

Sharmila Kuthunur

India is preparing to launch a family of seemingly sci-fi robots to Mars, perhaps as soon as late 2024. The Mars Orbiter Mission-2 (MOM-2), or Mangalyaan-2 (Hindi for "Mars Craft"), is set to incl ...[Continue Reading]

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Massive sunspot that brought widespread auroras to Earth now targets Mars - Space.com

Meredith Garofalo

Yes, the beastly sunspot AR3664 is in the news again. Although the sunspot has rotated out of our view, it's still quite the hotspot, having fired off its strongest solar flare yet on Tuesday (May 1 ...[Continue Reading]

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Study proves black holes have a plunging region, just as Einstein predicted - CNN

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Sign up for CNNs Wonder Theory science newsletter.Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. Albert Einstein was right: There is an area at the edg ...[Continue Reading]

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Why do sharks swim so close to shore? Scientists have finally discovered the answer - New York Post

Alex Mitchell

Summers almost here and so are the sharks. For years, shark sightings close to beaches and shallow waters have become more common as many sun soakers have been subject to unfortunate run-ins with t ...[Continue Reading]

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Could Neanderthals talk? - Livescience.com

Emily Cooke

Neanderthals were our closest human relatives, and they had many similarities with anatomically modern humans. But could Neanderthals talk? Several pieces of evidence suggest they could. But to an ...[Continue Reading]

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