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Day: October 7, 2015

Bright Patches On Ceres Might Be A Sign Of Salt On The Dwarf Planet

The bright patches captured by NASA’s spacecraft Dawn months ago might actually indicate the presence of salt, according to scientists. The mysterious bright spots spotted on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres left scientists baffled as to their origin. Since the beginning of the year, theories to explain their occurrence have been abounding. It was initially said

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Living “Mini-Brains”, An Alternative To Animal Testing

Those opposing testing on animals in the name of science can rejoice at the endeavour of a team from Brown University who developed “mini-brains” embedded with nervous tissue to be used for their research and which might possibly decrease the use of animals for biomedical research. The procedure behind their brain-child is documented in a paper that is available

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