[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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Date: 02/26/15 22:11:20
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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.
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.
VideoIncredible Bionic Hand Is Controlled By User’s MindThree Austrian men are the first to undergo “bionic reconstruction,” with amazing results.
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.
Lovesick CyborgOscar Nominees Hint at Virtual Reality’s FutureFilm studios have been experimenting with immersing users in virtual worlds.
D-briefGenetically Modified Non-Browning Apples Are Approved in the U.S.So-called Arctic apples may start appearing in supermarkets within a few years.
The CruxEye Tracking Is Coming Soon to a Computer Near YouSoon appliances and video games will respond at the flick of an eye.
This Month in Discover Magazine
How to Stop a Killer AsteroidSteve NadisWhen a civilization-ending space rock bears down on us, this nuclear option might just save our species.
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?
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.
20 Things You Didn't Know About Nuclear AccidentsKristen PopeNuclear meltdowns have both harmed and benefited wildlife in contamination zones.
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