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Scientists may be able to "grow" custom organs

Scientists may be able to "grow" custom organs

Scientists at the University of Minnesota recently revealed that they had been able to grow a rat heart in a laboratory. While it will take years before this will be available to human beings, their success has raised the hopes that some day it will be possible to grow new hearts and other organs to replace or repair damaged ones.

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Coming soon to supermarkets near you - A smart shopping cart!

Coming soon to supermarkets near you - A smart shopping cart!

Attention mums and dads! Your grocery shopping time may be cut in half thanks to these new smart carts. Developed by Media Carts using technology provided by Microsoft, these carts are currently being tested in Shop-Rite stores nationwide and are expected to show up at a supermarket near you during the second half of this year.

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One Giant Bubble Bath!

One Giant Bubble Bath!

It was every kids dream come true - a humongous 30 miles long bubble bath to frolic in! - This is exactly what happened on a coastline in New South Wales earlier this month. What was once the Pacific Ocean, turned into waves of foam, engulfing the entire beach and half the buildings nearby.

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Plight Of The Antarctic Penguins

Plight Of The Antarctic Penguins

The fascinating documentary "March of the Penguins" touched on some of the issues faced by the "Emperor Penguins", due to global warming. Now scientists are predicting even more dire(dismal) consequences if some preventive measures are not taken soon.

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This Balloon Won't Pop

This Balloon Won't Pop

This week we bring you another science experiment that can be performed at home. Not only is the experiment easy and fun to do, it also demonstrates how the earth's weather patterns work.

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Airbus Lands On Glacial Runway In Antarctica

Airbus Lands On Glacial Runway In Antarctica

On December 12th, a passenger jet made history by landing on a new 'blue ice' runway, in Australia's Antarctic territory. The 2.5 miles long, 700 meters thick track is tricky not just because of the ice, but also because it shifts about 12 meters southwest annually, thanks to the natural underlying movement of the glaciers.

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