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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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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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Google researchers create AI that maps the brain’s neurons

Posted in Science 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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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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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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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 Science 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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An $18m supercomputer to simulate barins

Posted in Science on 10th Jul, 2018 05:08 PM
by Alex Muller
HPE has sold an SGI 8600 supercomputer system to a Swiss research institute for the Blue Brain Project's modelling of a mouse brain’s thalamus and neocortex.
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The End Is Nigh for NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Space Telescope

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2018 02:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Kepler space telescope, which has discovered 70 percent of the 3,750 exoplanets known to date, is running so low on fuel it has been put it into a hibernation-like state.
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Nanoparticle-drug combo turns white fat to brown fat with potential to treat obesity, diabetes

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2018 02:38 PM
by Alex Muller
A way to deliver a drug directly to stored white fat cells to turn them into more easily burned brown fat cells.
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China's emissions reversal cause for 'cautious optimism'

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2018 09:18 PM
by Alex Muller
The decline in China's carbon emissions is likely to be sustained if changes to the country’s industrial structure and energy efficiency continue.
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Blue Origin Targets Moon Colony First Step in 2023

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2018 08:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The first step in Blue Moon is to develop the capability 'to be able to land multi metric tons on the lunar surface'.
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