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‘Human’ cells mixed with chicken embryos in bizarre scientific experiment

US scientists have mixed artificial human cells with the embryos of a chicken in a bizarre experiment that grew bone and nerve structures. The study into the early forms of human development was carried out by a research team at the Rockefeller University in New York, and made use of embryos from avian test animals and artificial cells designed to ...

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Google’s Song Maker experiment makes making songs easy

Google has added a new instrument to its Chrome Music Lab: Song Maker. As the name implies, Song Maker is all about making songs. It’s essentially an easy to use sequencer that lets you draw melodies in the browser (though it doesn’t feature some of the automation in the Music Lab’s Melody Maker tool). It’s no FL Studio, but it’s ...

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Facebook ends its experiment with the alternative ‘explore’ news feed

Facebook is ending its short-lived (and misguided) experiment with the alternative news feed feature called “Explore.” In a blog post today, Facebook head of news feed Adam Mosseri wrote: We constantly try out new features, design changes and ranking updates to understand how we can make Facebook better for everyone. Some of these changes—like Reactions, Live Video, and GIFs— work ...

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It’s different when Obama says it: experiment leads students to question US foreign policy (VIDEO)

Campus Reform tested the partisan lines at New York’s John Jay College by presenting elements of Barack Obama’s State of the Union addresses as quotes from Donald Trump’s latest speech. Following Trump’s first State of Union address this week, the conservative news outlet duped a number of students into believing that words uttered by Barack Obama – the more favourably-regarded ...

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Russian liquid breathing experiment draws animal cruelty criticism (DISTURBING VIDEO)

Russian scientists have demonstrated that a canine can survive underwater using liquid breathing technology. And while it’s primary goal is to save lives, the experiment has been criticized as bordering on animal cruelty. Russian scientists have for years been working on technology that can provide new emergency evacuation methods for submarine crews, and potentially help pilots and even space travelers ...

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Crash, boom, bang! Lighting causes nuclear reactions, crowd-funded experiment finds

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 09:56 Edited time: 23 Nov, 2017 09:56 A lightning strike may be powerful enough to trigger nuclear reactions in the atmosphere, a gamma-ray experiment conducted in Japan has confirmed. Such a reaction may even produce positrons, the anti-matter equivalent of electrons. Gamma rays are a form of radiation usually caused by nuclear isotope decay. Other ...

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Chanting American flag-waver heckled at UC Berkeley in ‘social experiment’ VIDEO

Many University of California students saw red over a US flag being displayed on campus, the man behind the stunt, political activist and provocateur Ami Horowitz, told RT. Almost no-one minded an ISIS flag, though, he says. In the first part of a 2 1/2-minute video filmed at UC Berkeley early November, Horowitz is seen parading the Stars and Stripes, ...

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US Army fails to provide medical care to experiment subject soldiers

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 00:25 Veterans’ rights groups are claiming the US Army is withholding crucial information about chemical and biological agents veterans were exposed to in experimentation. “The Army still has not provided notice to test subject veterans regarding the specific chemical and biological tests to which they were subjected — and their possible health effects,” attorney Ben ...

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Cardinals, Rockies fail in experiment with quicker inning breaks

The Cardinals and Colorado Rockies tried to speed up the pace of play on Tuesday night and it was hardly noticed. Major League Baseball experimented with having the timing clock between half innings set at 1 minute, 45 seconds. Since 2016, the clock has been set at 2:05 for locally televised games and 2:25 for nationally televised games, down 20 ...

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Outrage as school SEGREGATES foreign pupils from local classmates… for an EXPERIMENT

Teachers told five classes in a school in the Italian town of Vercelli they would be segregating students based on nationality.  They said students who had at least one foreign parent would be taught separately from others and then given special extra exams at the end of the school year. The teachers said these exams would test pupils on their ...

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