[Vision2020] Fw: X-rays of Buddha statue reveal mummy, and scientists plan to stop a killer asteroid

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Subject: X-rays of Buddha statue reveal mummy, and scientists plan to stop a killer asteroid
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 Discover Newsletter:  02/26/2015

 X-Rays of Buddhist Statue Reveal MummyThe 1,000-year-old Chinese statue contains the remains of a monk who may have undergone self-mummification.

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  The CruxInfinity Is a Beautiful Concept – But It Doesn’t ExistPhysicists have hit a dead end in understanding the world, and infinity is to blame.
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  The CruxMars One Finalist: “I Could Sow the Seeds of a New Civilization”A first-person account of what it’s like to be in the running for a trip to Mars.
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  Lovesick CyborgOscar Nominees Hint at Virtual Reality’s FutureFilm studios have been experimenting with immersing users in virtual worlds.
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  The CruxEye Tracking Is Coming Soon to a Computer Near YouSoon appliances and video games will respond at the flick of an eye.
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  How to Stop a Killer AsteroidSteve NadisWhen a civilization-ending space rock bears down on us, this nuclear option might just save our species.
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  The Quest to Resurrect Extinct SpeciesVirginia GewinA father-son duo of biologists has set the stage for so-called de-extinction. But should we be doing this at all?
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  Engineering New Organs Using Our Own Living CellsSteve VolkInspired by the regenerative abilities of an amphibian, Anthony Atala is driven to save lives by rebuilding organs.
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  20 Things You Didn't Know About Nuclear AccidentsKristen PopeNuclear meltdowns have both harmed and benefited wildlife in contamination zones.
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