Scientists in Canada are on the verge of creating world’s first synthetic life form ' human-made species ' at a research complex in Rockville, US. Robert Holt, head of sequencing for the Genome Science Centre at the University of British Columbia, is leading the efforts in the production of a microbe from scratch.
All animals bear the same stamp of physics in their design. Researchers at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering and Pennsylvania State University think that the so-called Theory of Everything, a single idea that combines all the laws of physics, can explain the locomotion of animals of every ilk ' from flying insects to fish.
A team of astronomers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the US has found faint visible light “echoes” that were flashed into pulses of short-lived brilliance and reflected by interstellar gas clouds hundreds of light-years away from explosions a few centuries ago. They were actually ancient supernovae located in a nearby galaxy in the southern sky.