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NASA uses freeze-dried mouse sperm from the ISS to fertilize eggs

NASA uses freeze-dried mouse sperm from the ISS to fertilize eggs

NASA has announced that it used freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent months aboard the ISS to fertilize mouse overy eggs back on earth. The result of the experiment are a group of baby mice NASA has dubbed "space pups." Japanese researchers are behind the experiment, with the results published this week in a new paper.

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Cuttlefish study finds those able to delay gratification the longest are the smartest

Cuttlefish study finds those able to delay gratification the longest are the smartest

Researchers have published the results of a new study focusing on the odd-looking cuttlefish. In the study, researchers provided the first evidence of a link between self-control and intelligence in a non-primate species. In the experiment, common cuttlefish in tanks were presented to foods they commonly eat in separate chambers.

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Tiny microbot can travel through a living colon

Tiny microbot can travel through a living colon

Purdue University engineers have created a tiny rectangular robot that is the size of a few human hairs. In the image below, it's the tiny rectangular device with the black ends. The tiny robot can move through the colon by doing flips end over end and has been demonstrated in live animal models.

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