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Ground based telescopes have surpassed Hubble Space Telescope in picture sharpness

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2018 10:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Its possible to capture images from the ground at visible wavelengths that are sharper than those from the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Cannabinoids may have a vast array of anti-cancer effects

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2018 10:41 AM
by Alex Muller
A new British Journal of Pharmacology review has examined their potential for the direct treatment of cancer.
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+8

U.S. Solar Has Grown 39-Fold In Last Decade

Posted in Business on 18th Jul, 2018 06:05 AM
by Alex Muller
An increase of 75,123 GWh, according to a new report from Environment America.
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How Will We Shop in the Future?

Posted in Business on 18th Jul, 2018 05:58 AM
by Alex Muller
The future of shopping lies in the tech industry, which is no wonder when 55% of shoppers prefer interacting with robots rather than human beings when they shop.
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+5

How magnetized wire can detect cancer cells in your blood

Posted in Science on 17th Jul, 2018 06:21 AM
by Alex Muller
A magnetic wire attracts free-floating tumor cells that have been magnetized by specially engineered nanoparticles.
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+6

Google researchers create AI that maps the brain’s neurons

Posted in Software on 17th Jul, 2018 06:18 AM
by Alex Muller
Mapping the structure of biological networks in the nervous system, a field of study known as connectomics, is computationally intensive. Luckily, AI can help.
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Sweden to reach 2030 renewable energy goal in 2018

Posted in Science on 16th Jul, 2018 10:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Sweden is on course to reach one of its renewable energy targets 12 years ahead of schedule, with wind turbines making a 2030 goal achievable in 2018.
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+7

SpaceX on track for BFR tests in first half of 2019

Posted in Science on 16th Jul, 2018 09:35 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX appears to be on track to begin testing the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket and Big Falcon Spaceship starting in the first half of 2019.
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How to predict the side effects of millions of drug combinations

Posted in Science on 16th Jul, 2018 02:13 AM
by Alex Muller
Doctors have no idea, but Stanford University computer scientists have figured it out, using artificial intelligence.
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+7

Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value in this technology?

Posted in Software on 16th Jul, 2018 02:08 AM
by Alex Muller
Speculation on the value of blockchain is rife, with Bitcoin, the first application of blockchain, grabbing headlines for its price and volatility.
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3D Color X-Rays Now Possible Thanks To CERN Technology

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jul, 2018 03:07 AM
by Alex Muller
Have you ever wondered why we have color television, but most medical imaging is stuck using black and white? That may be about to change.
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Drug boosts immune system in elderly people by 40% and it also has antiaging effect in fruit flies

Posted in Science on 13th Jul, 2018 10:52 PM
by Alex Muller
Inhibition of the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) protein kinase extends life span and ameliorates aging-related pathologies.
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Google introduces AI for drug discovery protein recognition

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jul, 2018 10:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Protein crystallization determines the shape of cells and can play a role in discovery of drugs to treat various illnesses.
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US government should dump SLS and make Turbo rocket instead

Posted in Science on 12th Jul, 2018 10:49 PM
by Alex Muller
SLS funds would be better spent on making a vastly superior Turbo rocket.
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How Cancer Care is Changing with Tech Innovation

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2018 10:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Perhaps complacency in the medical field that has led the community at large to let the arrival of several new cancer treatment methods go by with inadequate fanfare.
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ESA prepares to light-up world's largest single-piece solid rocket

Posted in Science on 10th Jul, 2018 05:45 PM
by Alex Muller
The P120C rocket motor will be used on the new-generation Ariane 6 launcher from 2020.
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+5

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