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Bacterial movements could soon power miniature wind farms for your smartphone

A team from Oxford University has found a way to exploit the natural movements of bacteria, utilizing them to power microscopic machines, including miniature wind farms for future¬†smartphones. Recently published in the Science Advances journal, the research, scientists believe, could pave the way for an entire generation of self-assembling, micro-sized devices that in turn produce…

Our DNA Could Likely Shed More Light On Ancient History-1

New study shows that our DNA contains valuable information about ancient history

Paleogenetics is a branch of science that relies on the analysis of ancient DNA to reconstruct the past. More often than not, well-preserved genetic material, of ancient organisms, is quite hard to come by. Often times, researchers have to look at other historical sources, like documents, artifacts, legends and buildings, to get a clearer picture…

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