A group of biohackers claim to have figured out how to inject our eyeballs with night vision. This has allowed one person to see over 50 meters in the dark for a short amount of time. Science for the Masses, a team from California, utilized a compound called Chlorin e6, which is found in some deep-sea fish. It’s sometimes used to treat night blindness and even cancer. “
Scientists from Harvard University have successfully inserted genes from the woolly mammoth into the genome of an elephant. George Church, the lead researcher has played down claims that the work brings us closer to recreating these animals. Actually woolly mammoths did not die out that long ago. They disappeared in large amounts around the mainland Eurasia and North America about 10,000 years ago. A small population 500-1,000 individuals survived on Wrangel Island for a further 6,000 years.
Maratus elephans is a new type of animal. Description of the animal has been published in the journal Peckhamia. The peacock spider are highly decorated, googly-eyed arachnids are only a few millimeters in length and they’re extremely fast. They’re members of the jumping spider family. Otto, a photographer, captured the spider.
Scientists from Stanford have figured out that it’s possible to force leukemia cells to mature into a certain immune cell that could help clear the body of other tumor cells. (ALL) cancer of the immature cells and rapidly progresses. There are several types of ALL and are classified based on the type of lymphocytes the cancer is produced from.