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Humanity is on the cusp of de-extincting the Wooly Mammoth

After successfully extracting sequenceable DNA from a pair of Woolly Mammoth carcasses pulled from Siberia's permafrost in 2014, a team of Harvard researchers announced on Thursday that they are tantalizing close to cloning the (currently) extinct pa…

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Liquid battery could last for over 10 years

Modern batteries aren't hampered so much by their capacity as their long-term lifespan — a lithium-ion pack can easily become useless after a few years of heavy use. That's bad enough for your phone, but it's worse for energy storage systems that m…

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Lenses made from nanomaterials get closer to replacing glass

Researchers recently showed off breakthrough nanomaterial “metalenses” that could replace bulky glass optics. There was one problem, though — it only worked on a single color at a time, meaning your smartphone could only do arty, monochromatic photo…

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First hydrogen metal created on Earth draws critical doubt

Scientists from Harvard University say they've ended an 80-year quest by compressing hydrogen into a potentially superconducting metal. Using a diamond-tipped anvil, the team squeezed a hydrogen gas sample to 71 million PSI, more than the pressure at…

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Harvard’s soft exosuit makes walking 23 percent easier

Harvard Wyss Institute researchers have been working on a soft exosuit with DARPA's financial help for years. While they were able to present a proof of concept in 2016, it's only now that they've found out just how much the suit can actually help it…

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