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A particle accelerator that just ignited could reveal rare forms of matter

A particle accelerator that just ignited could reveal rare forms of matter

A few hundred yards from where we are sitting is a large metal chamber devoid of air and covered with the cables needed to control the instruments within. A particle beam silently passes through the interior of the chamber at about half the speed of light until it strikes a piece of solid material, resulting …

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Cameron and Hannah Bell, with their son Samuel, who has a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 9p. Cameron says he was inspired to write a book that describes the perspective of a person who, like Samuel, has a life-changing genetic disorder.

Utah father writes book inspired by son with rare genetic condition

Cameron and Hannah Bell, with their son Samuel, who has a rare genetic condition called trisomy 9p. Cameron says he was inspired to write a book that describes the perspective of someone who, like Samuel, has a life-altering genetic condition. (Photo by Maegan Stallings) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes DRAPER — When Cameron Bell was …

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The innards of a voracious carnivorous dinosaur preserved in an exceptionally rare fossil

The “exceptional” fossil of Fragrant daurlong from the Upper Cretaceous period of Inner Mongolia, China. (Image credit: Wang, X. et al. Scientific Reports (2022); (CC BY 4.0)) (opens in a new tab) More than 100 million years ago, a fearsome bird-like dinosaur was swept into a lake and transformed into an exceptional fossil in what …

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2022, December 23: Rare display of the five planets after sunset

2022, December 23: Rare display of the five planets after sunset

December 23, 2022: Experience a rare display of the five bright planets – Venus, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter and Mars – simultaneously after sunset. Photo caption – November 20, 2020: Before sunrise, bright Venus is low to the east-southeast, 5.8° lower left of Spica. Mercury is low in the sky. by Jeffrey L. Hunt Chicago, IL: …

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Hawaii drought fuels rare November fires in November

Hawaii drought fuels rare November fires in November

Comment this story Comment You wouldn’t often expect to hear “Hawaii” and “fire danger” in the same sentence, but wildfire concerns have been very real in Aloha State in recent days. Continued drought dehydrates the landscape, with noticeable effects on agriculture and ecosystems. More than half of Hawaii is currently experiencing abnormally dry conditions, with …

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Sequence of total solar eclipse shows the sun disappearing behind the advancing moon and then remerging again.

Hybrid solar eclipse: everything you need to know about this rare and strange phenomenon

A hybrid solar eclipse is a very rare and strange astronomical event – and there is one coming soon on April 20, 2023. Talk to most eclipse hunters and they will tell you that there are three types of solar eclipse. The first is a partial eclipse, one of the most common and least impressive …

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Lab-grown 'mini eyes' shed light on blindness in rare genetic disease

Lab-grown ‘mini eyes’ shed light on blindness in rare genetic disease

Newswise – Researchers from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) have developed ‘mini eyes’, which help to study and better understand the development of blindness in a rare genetic condition called Down syndrome. ‘Usher for the first time. The 3D ‘mini-eyes’, known as organoids, were grown from stem cells …

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Lab-grown 'mini eyes' shed light on blindness in rare genetic disease

Lab-grown ‘mini eyes’ shed light on blindness in rare genetic disease

Newswise – Researchers from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) have developed ‘mini eyes’, which help to study and better understand the development of blindness in a rare genetic condition called Down syndrome. ‘Usher for the first time. The 3D ‘mini-eyes’, known as organoids, were grown from stem cells …

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Chris Hemsworth Discovers He Has Rare Genetic Make-up That Dramatically Increases Alzheimer's Risk: 'My Biggest Fear'

Chris Hemsworth Discovers He Has Rare Genetic Make-up That Dramatically Increases Alzheimer’s Risk: ‘My Biggest Fear’

Chris Hemsworth’s new show with National Geographic on Disney+ is “a mission to live better longer”. But because of this show, he found himself facing his “greatest fear” – that he could develop Alzheimer’s disease. During an episode of the show, the 39-year-old Actor “Thor” underwent genetic testing to learn more about his current and …

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