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Twitch removes the TwitchCop emote “to prevent misuse”

Live streaming platform Twitch has removed an emote from its platform called “TwitchCop”. The emote shows a cartoon character in an anonymous police uniform whistling. Twitch spokesperson confirmed The Verge who had removed the emote “to prevent misuse” but did not offer more details. The removal can be assumed to be related to the ongoing protests against police brutality and …

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Rapid evolution is making red foxes more like dogs in 1 distinct way

For more than a century, foxes have conquered London. There is now one fox for every 300 people in the capital of England. This time spent in urban landscapes has led urban foxes to take on new features, recent research shows. They became remarkably different from their wild counterparts after only a few generations. In just over a century, red …

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NASA’s InSight lander finally pushes its digging “mole” to Mars

Look, no, no mole! The mole heat probe is hidden under the InSight scoop in this image from June 1st. NASA / JPL-Caltech This story is part of Welcome to Mars, our series that explores the red planet. NASA’s InSight lander had a rather triumphant run on Mars investigating the marsquakes is listening to strange sounds of the red planet. …

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Hubble makes a surprising discovery in the early universe

New findings from NASA / ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope suggest that the formation of the first stars and galaxies in the early universe took place earlier than previously thought. A European team of astronomers found no evidence of the first generation of stars, known as Population III stars, when the Universe was less than a billion years old. The impression …

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Scientists successfully transplant HUMAN mini livers into RATS – RT World News

The researchers successfully tested the potentially revolutionary technology that could mark the beginning of a future without organ donors – after they have successfully grown and transplanted miniature human livers … into rats. Scientists from the University of Pittsburgh cultivated those mini organs from reprogrammed human skin cells. Within a few weeks, the researchers were able to mature those livers, …

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NASA’s solar spacecraft captures the comet Atlas crawling beyond the sun

Comet Atlas blazes above the sun in images taken from NASA’s Stereo-A spacecraft. NASA / Karl Battams The eye-catching Comet Atlas space snowball (C / 2019 Y4) provided astronomers with a tons of fantastic photo shoots in the six months since the first discovery. The cosmic wanderer is in total mortal immersion towards the sun and, having been warmed by …

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Scientists discover the oldest known parasitic relationship

The COVID-19 epidemic has brought serious relief to the ailments that parasites can cause, both in human society and in ecosystems. Researchers have long sought to better understand the evolutionary importance of parasites, to help reduce their impact. Although parasites are common in modern ecosystems, we actually know little about parasitism in the distant past. IS when the initially evolved …

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