Fossils Of The Future: Us!

Roy Plotnick, UIC professor of earth and environmental sciences/Joshua Clark Summary: The number of humans and their animals greatly exceeds that of wild animals. Therefore, we and our pets are the fossils of the future.…

For the First Time: A Method for Measuring…

Futurizonte Editor's Note: We are beginning to understand the genetic factors contributing to animal behavior and personality. Credit: Weizmann Institute of ScienceFour mice in a well-stocked cage exhibited around 60 different behaviors for evaluation Original…

Scientists may have discovered a whole new class…

Image for illustration purposes only. Source: Pablo Buffer Original author and publication date: Ohio State University, October 30, 2019 Newswise — COLUMBUS, Ohio—Black holes are an important part of how astrophysicists make sense of the…

Scientists unwind mystery behind DNA replication

Futurizonte Editor's Note: We now know (at least partially) the physical process behind the biological process of DNA replication. What are we going to do with that knowledge? Source: Screen capture of Michelle Wang /…

An Interstellar Comet, in Time for the Holidays

Futurizonte Editor's Note: It seems it is time to accept as normal the presence of interstellar objects in our solar system. What else should we accept as normal in space? A two-color composite image of…

Mimicking the heart’s microenvironment

Futurizonte Editor's Note: We recently published a story about artificial (lab grown) human brains. Today, we talk about artificial human hearts. The dots are getting easier and easier to connect. Illustration of artificial heart tissue…