France to rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral

France to rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral

French president Emmanual Macron has said he wants the Notre Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt within five years, according to the Washington Post.
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Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart

Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have produced a heart using 3D printing technology and human tissue, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Science.
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Notre Dame Cathedral fire: Timeline

Notre Dame Cathedral fire: Timeline

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The meteor that killed all dinosaurs: Explained

The meteor that killed all dinosaurs: Explained

Fossils at an excavation site in North Dakota, called Tanis, show details of what happened moments after the deadly asteroid responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs hit Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
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America's string of deadly tornadoes, explained

America's string of deadly tornadoes, explained

A number of tornadoes barreling through the Eastern U.S. have killed 23 people and wreaked havoc in cities and towns along their way.
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New oil-eating bacteria found beneath the Mariana Trench

New oil-eating bacteria found beneath the Mariana Trench

Micro-organisms that consume oil were found in the southern end of the Mariana Trench, according to a new study published in the journal Microbiome.
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Stratolaunch aircraft takes flight for the first time

Stratolaunch aircraft takes flight for the first time

The Stratolaunch aircraft flew over the Mojave Desert for more than two hours on Saturday for the first time, Reuters reports.The Stratolaunch plane is made up of two twin fuselages and massive wings. It is propelled by six Boeing 747 engines.
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Chinese scientists add human brain genes into monkeys

Chinese scientists add human brain genes into monkeys

Researchers from China have inserted human brain genes into monkeys, according to a new study published in the National Science Review.
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Singaporean firm's cultured seafood plans

Singaporean firm's cultured seafood plans

Singaporean-based company Shiok[h][i] Meats has plans to develop cultured meat from stem cells as a sustainable alternative to seafood, CleanTechnica reports.
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Previously undiscovered species of human found in Philippines cave

Previously undiscovered species of human found in Philippines cave

Ancient remains found in a cave in the Philippines have led to the discovery of a tiny hominin species previously unknown to science.
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Scientists develop light-activated gene editing

Scientists develop light-activated gene editing

Chinese scientists are using light as an alternative to viruses to deliver CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tools into target cells.
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Chinese residents forced to install cameras in their homes

Chinese residents forced to install cameras in their homes

Citizens in the cities of Hangzhou and Fujian province are being forced to install surveillance cameras in their homes.
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