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SpaceX crushing ULA in terms of value for US taxpayer dollars

Posted in Science on 17th Jan, 2018 09:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Falcon Heavy development has taken four years longer than originally planned but the Falcon Heavy will easily beat the Space Launch System to reach operational capability.
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+18

Can Molten Salt Make 24-Hour Solar Energy Possible?

Posted in Science on 17th Jan, 2018 09:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Clean energy companies like SolarReserve want to prove molten salt can aid solar power electricity any time of day.
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+17

Can psychedelic drugs such as magic mushroom 'reconnect' depressed patients with their emotions?

Posted in Science on 16th Jan, 2018 07:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Research suggests psilocybin can help relieve the symptoms of depression, without the 'dulling' of emotions linked with antidepressants.
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+25

Renewable energy set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Posted in Science on 16th Jan, 2018 07:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now, overwhelmingly – a smart economic one
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+28

Bitcoin Could Bankroll MDMA Into the Mainstream as a Therapy Drug

Posted in Science on 15th Jan, 2018 12:18 PM
by Alex Muller
If funding arrives and all goes to plan, it’s expected that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will give MDMA-assisted therapy its stamp of approval by 2021.
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Scientists map mammalian neural microcircuits in precise detail

Posted in Science on 14th Jan, 2018 05:27 PM
by Alex Muller
Neuroscientists at the Francis Crick Institute have developed a new technique to map electrical microcircuits in the brain at far more detail than existing techniques.
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+43

SETI Institute finds lunar lava tubes that could provide easy access to water ice

Posted in Science on 14th Jan, 2018 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Small pits in a large crater near the North Pole of the Moon may be entrances to an underground network of lava tubes.
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+28

Microsoft Wants to Diagnose Disease By Building Massive Database of the Human Immune System

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2018 09:37 AM
by Alex Muller
In your immune system is a record of virtually every health threat that you’ve ever encountered.
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+37

Planetary Resources Arkyd-6 launched and deployed

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2018 09:13 AM
by Alex Muller
The Planetary Resources Arkyd-6 spacecraft was launched and deployed in space. This 6U cubesat is packed with power including 17 computing elements.
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+26

Citizen science bags five-planet haul

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2018 08:55 AM
by Alex Muller
A discovery by citizen scientists has led to the confirmation of a system of five planets orbiting a far-off star.
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+21

SpaceX successfully launches top-secret Zuma spacecraft and lands booster

Posted in Science on 9th Jan, 2018 03:48 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has successfully launched its first mission of 2018, after capping a record year last year in 2017 with 18 total launches.
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+21

Beyond Mining: Blockchain Boosts Solar Exchange Markets

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2018 10:15 PM
by Alex Muller
The Spanish startup Pylon Network is launching its own “clean” cryptocurrency, Pylon coin, which will be used to exchange renewable energy.
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Common virus used to help fight incurable brain cancer

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2018 10:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists are optimistic that they may have found a new treatment to help people with incurable brain cancer.
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U.S. and China Both Want to Launch a Mars Sample Return Mission Before 2030

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2018 02:39 PM
by Alex Muller
NASA is working through ideas to collect Martian rock and return it to Earth, but the Chinese space program might beat them to it.
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DARPA and NASA Team Up to Design Refuelling Satellites

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2018 02:33 PM
by Alex Muller
Robotic satellites could approach and refuel friendly satellites… or meddle with unfriendly ones.
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+27

China’s moon mission to land rover on the far side of the moon

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2018 02:28 PM
by Alex Muller
China may achieve a feat never attempted by the US or USSR – landing on the far side of the moon.
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