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Kids In Space!

No, not really. For now, that is. “Embryonic stem cells behave very differently outside the pull of Earth’s gravity, researchers suggest. These findings warn that procreation in space may be fraught with peril. However, further…


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Checkov?

Stoopid, I know. I’d rather reverse the polarity. You are Chekov Chekov 75% Geordi LaForge 65% Will Riker 60% James T. Kirk (Captain) 50% Mr. Scott 50% Data 48% Uhura 35% Jean-Luc Picard 35% Worf…


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Koppernigk: It’s him alright

We won’t skip news on the man whom this blog borrowed the name so sacrilegiously from. "A new DNA analysis of hairs found in a book that once belonged to Copernicus shows a match with…



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Blog Action Day: the environment

Today is "Blog Action Day". All bloggers should write about the environment, to put it on the agenda of people who are in control in our societies but hardly know how to move a mouse,…


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Brittle bones in space

There’s a similarity between astronauts up long in space and older men and especially women: osteoporosis, human bones losing their density. ISS inhabitants lost on average 11% of hip bone mass during their stay in…