In no particular order here is a throwback to 2012 science discoveries that made us scratch our heads and once again be amazed about all that we still are not cognizant about. Click on the titles for full articles.
1 First-ever monkey-chimera grown from cells taken from different embryos.
2 We're getting closer to a language (not mind) reading MRI procedure
3 3D printer makes human jaw replacement
4 Drug removes pathology of Alzheimer's in only 72 hours in AD mice
5 Higgs Boson may have been discovered
6 A fly species, kept in complete darkness for 57 years (1,400 generations) becomes altered and gives supportive evidence to evolution
7 A rectangular galaxy is discovered
8 Chinese Physicists Smash Distance Record For Teleportation
10 American scientists create an artificial jellyfish out of silicone and lab-grown heart cells
11 Brain implants to enhance cognitive function in rhesus monkeys successful
12 Artificial muscles are stronger than superman?
13 Analysis of 6,515 exomes reveals the recent origin of most human protein-coding variants
14 American scientists use a particle accelerator to send a coherent neutrino message through 780 feet of rock.
15 Scientists successfully develop synthetic DNA compounds, dubbed "XNA"
16 New brain scanner helps paralysed people spell words
17 XX an XY unlikely to be replaced with a common W chromosome, male sex will not be extinct.
18 German physicists develop the world's first universal quantum computing network
19 The Antiparticle may have been found
20 American researchers demonstrate a rewritable DNA memory capable of storing digital data.