Dinosaur sported ‘bandit mask’ – BBC News

Dinosaur sported ‘bandit mask’ – BBC News

Image copyright Robert Nicholls Image caption Artwork: Sinosauropteryx probably lived in open environments, under constant threat of predation A dinosaur from China sported a “bandit mask” pattern in the feathers on its face, scientists have said. Researchers came to their conclusion after studying three well-preserved fossil specimens of the extinct creature, called Sinosauropteryx. They were […]

SpaceX will return to scene of its last explosion in December – The Verge

SpaceX will return to scene of its last explosion in December – The Verge

SpaceX will fly its next mission to the International Space Station in December from launchpad SLC-40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, marking the first flight from the pad since a Falcon 9 rocket exploded there in September 2016. The private spaceflight company will use a previously used Dragon spacecraft for this […]

The universe shouldn’t exist, according to science – New York Post

Our existence is one giant, unexplainable head scratch. The universe shouldn’t technically exist, according to top scientists who have spent their careers trying to figure out how the beginning of everything didn’t immediately destroy itself. The current model for the birth of the universe predicts that equal parts of matter and antimatter were produced by […]

Gene editing breakthrough allows precise fixes of humans and could destroy thousands of most deadly diseases – The Independent

Gene editing breakthrough allows precise fixes of humans and could destroy thousands of most deadly diseases – The Independent

A new gene editing breakthrough allows scientists to easily snip out problems in genetic code, potentially removing thousands of deadly inherited diseases. The new technique could allow doctors to make changes to people’s DNA and alter the molecular machines that help create us – and bring about problems in the form of genetic diseases. It […]