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How one Singapore scientist can slow down global warming

In 1980, Russian geophysician Sergey Zimov moved to the Republic of Sakha in the northern Siberian region of Yakutia, to study causes of Pleistocene extinctions and atmospheric changes in greenhouse gases at one of the largest research stations in the … Continue reading

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Recreating dinosaurs, really

Ever since the Jurassic Park movies, the world has been entralled with the possibility of recreating dinosaurs. Unlike the movies however, studies in the early 1990s that successfully extracted DNA from insects trapped in 40 million-year old fossilised amber, as … Continue reading

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