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NASA’s Curiosity Takes Selfie With ‘Mary Anning’ on the Red Planet

The Mars rover has drilled three samples of rock in this clay-enriched region since arriving in July. NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has a new selfie. This latest is from a location named “Mary Anning,” after a 19th-century English paleontologist whose discovery of marine-reptile fossils were ignored for generations because of her gender and class. The […]

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NASA’s Curiosity Takes Selfie With ‘Mary Anning’ on the Red Planet

The Mars rover has drilled three samples of rock in this clay-enriched region since arriving in July. NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has a new selfie. This latest is from a location named “Mary Anning,” after a 19th-century English paleontologist whose discovery of marine-reptile fossils were ignored for generations because of her gender and class. The […]

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Catalan researchers lead project selected among the finalists of the Mars Society competition to develop a city on the red planet

The Mars city proposal is led by researchers from the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC) at the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE, CSIC), the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona (ICCUB). The project is one of the 10 finalists, selected from more than […]

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SMART researchers develop fast and efficient method to produce red blood cells

Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, have discovered a new way to manufacture human red blood cells (RBCs) that cuts the culture time by half compared to existing methods and uses novel sorting and purification methods that are faster, more precise, and less costly. Blood transfusions save millions of lives every […]