Transplanting Embryonic Stem Cells Into The Eyes Of Patients With Macular Degeneration

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Stem cell therapy is an area of research that is fast developing.  This therapeutic method is slowly gaining traction.  Thousands of patients with debilitating or terminal diseases are eagerly waiting for introduction of successful stem cell therapeutic techniques.

25 percent of American children raised by single parent- No more "only one true love"!

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Share of birth to unmarried women in the US has risen from 5% in 1960 to 41% in 2008, according to a survey by Pew Research Center.  When 72% of all adults in America were married in 1960, only one-in-two were in 2008.  Cohabitation has also become a lifestyle of choice, as rate of wedlock has declined sharply over time.

An Apple Computer Priced At 150,000 British Pounds!

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Would you pay over 200,000 dollars for an apple computer? It looks like there are people willing to pay this price.  The difference is that this one is not an ipod or ipad or imac, this is one of the first hand made apple computers.  It is said that there are only 200 of them made then.

BushCricket Has The Biggest Testicles

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Cricket has the biggest testicle! It was a new and interesting information. Testicle account for more than 14 percent of the mass of this organism. According to a news item in National Geographic, the tuberous bushcricket has the world's biggest testicle relative to body weight.

Amazing View Of A Disc Galaxy - Our Galaxy Milky Way Is Similarly Thin!

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Heard about thin disk galaxies? Imagine how it will look if you see it horizontally through the edge. That is exactly what you see in this image taken from Hubble telescope.  What if our Galaxy is this thin? You won't believe it, infact Milky Way is thought to be this thin.

 

BP Oil Damage Deep-Sea Corals

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In a recent exploration by scientists from the Government and US Universities to deep-sea coral habitats of Gulf of Mexico observed damage to corals and marine life.  The recent exploration was part of a of a multiyear collaboration sponsored by NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)