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Airbus has solar powered stratosphere drone that has flown for nearly 26 days

Posted in Hardware on 15th Aug, 2018 02:29 PM
by Alex Muller
It will offer local satellite-like services and runs on solar power. It flies in the stratosphere at an average altitude of 70,000 feet.
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Baycrest Virtual Brain joins flagship neuroscience initiative in Europe

Posted in Science on 15th Aug, 2018 02:22 PM
by Alex Muller
The Virtual Brain, an international brain-mapping platform co-developed by Baycrest researchers, has become part of the Human Brain Project.
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+8

Failed antibiotics can be team up to fight against superbugs

Posted in Medicine on 14th Aug, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have found that combining two antibiotics that no longer work can create a treatment that's once again effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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+4

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket looks no worse for wear after 2 launches

Posted in Hardware on 13th Aug, 2018 07:34 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX’s first Falcon 9 Block 5 booster has returned after the rocket’s second successful launch, likely the first of countless reuses.
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+6

MIT research points to autoimmune disease as the cause of glaucoma

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2018 07:26 AM
by Alex Muller
The study found an unusually high number of T-cells present in the retinas of those suffering, suggesting the condition may have a previously undetected autoimmune cause.
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US Renewables Are Closing In on Nuclear Generation

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2018 05:50 AM
by Alex Muller
Renewables produced more electricity than nuclear for the first five months of 2018.
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+5

Heart Attacks Ruled Out Three Times Faster with New Blood Test

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2018 05:37 AM
by Alex Muller
Developing improved diagnostics that can quickly discern whether a patient has had a myocardial infarction or heart attack, is imperative.
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+8

Request for $8 billion over 5 years would just be to set up the Space Force

Posted in Business on 11th Aug, 2018 02:39 AM
by Alex Muller
Trump will request that Congress set aside $8 billion to fund the creation of the Department of the Space Force.
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Semi-transparent Organic Solar Cells will add power generation to windows

Posted in Hardware on 11th Aug, 2018 02:30 AM
by Alex Muller
A new study pushes organic solar cell efficiency beyond 17% with the authors saying that up to 25% is possible.
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+7

Artificial Intelligence creating new drugs from scratch by efficiently searching huge molecular possibilities

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2018 01:57 AM
by Alex Muller
AI is revolutionizing medicine including radiology, pathology, and other medical specialties.
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+8

Researchers Discover Crypto Scam Involving Twitter Bots

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2018 01:49 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers from security software companyDuo Security came across a network of at least 15,000 bots working together to perpetuate a cryptocurrency scam.
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Elon Musk Reveals When SpaceX Will Be Able to Send Humans Into Space

Posted in Science on 8th Aug, 2018 07:58 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA estimates the firm will be ready for people-carrying space adventures as early as April of next year.
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Discovering new drugs and materials by 'touching' molecules in virtual reality

Posted in Software on 7th Aug, 2018 05:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists can now visualize and experiment with molecular structures, with real-time multi-user collaboration via the cloud.
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80 year old billionaires are injecting Placental stem cells to boost lifespan and health

Posted in Medicine on 7th Aug, 2018 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Injecting Placental stem cells into old mice at the end of their lives can boost longevity by 50%. It extends the life of 2-year-old mice to three years.
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Elon Musk Urges for Human-Machine Brain Link After OpenAI's 'Dota' Win

Posted in Games on 6th Aug, 2018 09:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Musk is reiterating the need for a brain-computer interface that would enable man and super-smart machine to coexist peacefully.
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China main SpaceX competitor as Russia is giving up

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2018 12:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has stated that it is not worth it for Russia to compete for space launches against SpaceX and China.
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