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How Will Solar Be Used in 20 Years?

Posted in Hardware on 24th Feb, 2018 10:47 PM
by Alex Muller
The story of solar power is one of progress. We have made great strides since the inception of this technology back in the 1970's.
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China leads world with 8 CRISPR trials to treat cancer

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2018 10:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Patients are willing to try new cures. That's why the ethics committee and the lab are very positive about this.
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+10

Seeking to outsmart the US, China races ahead on artificial intelligence

Posted in Business on 24th Feb, 2018 10:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Experts say the race is in its early stages but the challenge has been set, and China is taking action to move toward its aspirations.
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+7

World’s largest solar park under development in Egypt

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Feb, 2018 03:44 PM
by Alex Muller
The Benban Solar Park aims to reach somewhere between 1.6-2.0GW of solar power by the middle of 2019.
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+5

SpaceX launches broadband pathfinders

Posted in Business on 23rd Feb, 2018 03:40 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX launched again on Thursday - this time to put a Spanish radar satellite above the Earth.
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+5

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have settled one of medicine's biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work.
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+25

Can Waymo dominate self driving?

Posted in Business on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Waymo has a massive lead in terms of self-driving cars. Waymo has been operating cars for free rides without drivers since November, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ.
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+27

Virtual reality is poised for big business-to-business sales

Posted in Software on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:18 PM
by Alex Muller
While some companies are active in VR and AR in the enterprise, many large businesses have been hesitant to leap into VR.
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+24

Cancer Vaccines May Overhaul Cancer Therapy in the Next Decade

Posted in Medicine on 21st Feb, 2018 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
In many cases, these vaccines also treat tumors already within the body.
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+39

AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn

Posted in Software on 21st Feb, 2018 07:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Drones turned into missiles, fake videos manipulating public opinion and automated hacking are just three of the threats from artificial intelligence in the wrong hands.
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+31

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

Posted in Science on 20th Feb, 2018 01:43 PM
by Alex Muller
A seminal event in the Earth's history - when plants appeared on land - may have happened 100 million years earlier than previously thought.
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+26

U.S. Congress considers cryptocurrency rules and regulations

Posted in Business on 20th Feb, 2018 01:40 PM
by Alex Muller
U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class.
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+22

Google AI can predict heart disease by looking at pictures of the retina

Posted in Medicine on 20th Feb, 2018 01:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Medical researchers have previously shown some correlation between retinal vessels and the risk of a major cardiovascular episode.
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+14

Researchers Have Developed a Potential Blood Test for Autism

Posted in Medicine on 19th Feb, 2018 06:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have developed two new potential tests, one blood and one urine, that could help families with a child who has autism receive a diagnosis earlier.
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+18

Humanity's Biggest Machines Will Be Built in Space

Posted in Hardware on 19th Feb, 2018 05:47 AM
by Alex Muller
When rockets can no longer hold oversize payloads, building in space might be the best way to go.
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+15

Desalination tech turns the oceans into unlimited lithium mine

Posted in Science on 19th Feb, 2018 05:40 AM
by Alex Muller
The earth’s ocean water is full of lithium salts and getting at it will simply be a byproduct of desalinating drinking water from seawater.
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+11

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