10 Recent Scientific Discoveries You Should Know About

We see breakthrough discoveries daily that continually redefine our understanding of the universe and the fundamental laws governing it. Each scientific discovery represents a leap forward in human knowledge that sparks new ways for research and advancement in technology. Here, we are going to explore the top mind-blowing discoveries with you that you will be shocked to read.

1. Stem Cell Research From a Basic Cell to Miracle in the Field of Biology (The 1950S Till Now)

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Hundreds of new advancements have taken place since the discovery of stem cells. A very recent discovery in November 2023 showed that stem cells can be converted to retinal ganglion cells. They will migrate to the eye retina and can survive for a longer time.  

2. First Image of a Black Hole Gained From a Telescope (2019)

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By using a global network of radio telescopes called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), the first-ever blackhole is captured. This black hole was found in the center of galaxy M87. A shiny ring surrounds the event horizon where, according to scientists, no gravity exists.

3. Perseverance Rover on Mars, Still Working and Capturing Data (2021)

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In 2021, NASA's Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars. The main mission of this project is to collect rock samples from Mars and detect if there is life on it. It carries seven primary science instruments, and as last updated on January 17, 2024, NASA reports that it is still working.

4. Milestone of Discovering 5,500 Planets by NASA (2023)

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From the discovery of other planets till now, there are almost 5500 planets discovered by scientists. On August 24, 2023, scientists discovered six more exoplanets that completed the milestone of 5500. NASA confirms that there are more than 5000 planets right now.

5. Kepler Telescope and First Contact With Aliens in 2040 (2023)

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Many astronomers and space scientists are now sure that they will soon reach out to alien civilizations. The discoveries using the Kepler telescope have brought new hope to the Astro community as the researchers have announced that they will be able to have contact with aliens by 2040.

6. Recent Discoveries in Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) (2022)

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Ten years ago, scientists discovered something very special called the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider. In 2012, a new particle was discovered, and then ATLAS discovered a Rare Decay that is now helping to show evidence that there are more particles beyond the Standard Model of particle physics. 

7. Crispr-CAS9 for Endothelial Genes To Treat Diseases (2023)

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Some discoveries and researchers show endothelial genes in vivo can be edited using CRISPR-Cas9. This will now treat different types of cardiovascular diseases. Not only this, but also RNA-guided genome editing systems have been discovered along with cardiovascular research.

8. Phosphorus on Enceladus, Saturn! Are There Any Signs of Life? (2023)

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NASA confirmed in June 2023 that they found Phosphorus on the 6th largest moon of Saturn. This element is never discovered beyond the ocean floor of Earth; therefore, there is no life over there. Phosphorus is an element responsible for planetary habitability, so there are chances of life on Enceladus.

9. Generative AI and Modern AI Tools (2023)

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A combination of AI systems that show results in the forms of texts, images, videos, and much more have evolved in many sectors in the past few years. Recent AI tools like Synthesia, Deep Brain, Google Bard, Chat Gpt, and others are used to help people in different fields, and the results are unimaginable.

10. Thermal Imaging Showing Numbats To Hold Heat (2024)

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The Discovery of Numbats holding heat is surprising for both scientific and biological studies. In January 2024, Dr Cooper stated that Numbats gain heat from different resources like radiation, rocks, and trees and store it. They raise their hair to absorb more heat, which helps protect them from cold weather.

10 Celebrities That Are Distractingly Attractive

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In the realm of celebrities, certain individuals' attractiveness transcends the screen, captivating the hearts and minds of fans worldwide. These stars possess a magnetic presence, leaving a lasting impression with their striking looks and undeniable charm. Recently, people shared such celebrities on an online platform whose sheer attractiveness is nothing short of distracting. 

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