Just in case you thought science wasn’t up to anything interesting lately, Ranker.com updates us with 14 breakthroughs of 2011 that could. change. everything.
Some notables from the list…
- Human stem cells were cloned last month! How did Dolly the sheep get so much attention back in the day, yet this hasn’t…did we all stop caring about cloning?*
- The HIV molecule code was finally cracked… by video gamers. It took them 3 weeks to solve what scientists couldn’t in ten years. This means new and improved insights into treating HIV.
- Cockroach brains have extremely powerful antibiotics! They can destroy 90% of the bacteria that cause human diseases. More effective antibiotics from our insect pals could hit the market in the next 5-10 years.
*Kim Jong-il didn’t stop caring about cloning…