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Tiny fibers open new windows into the brain

Posted in Science on 3rd Mar, 2017 07:47 PM
by Alex Muller
'It can deliver the virus [containing the opsins] straight to the cell, and then stimulate the response and record the activity'
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Inductive heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles enables safe thawing of cryopreserved transplant organs

Posted in Science on 3rd Mar, 2017 12:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Nanotechnology can be used to rapidly rewarm cryogenically treated samples without damaging delicate frozen tissues.
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SpaceX will send 2 people on a trip around the moon next year

Posted in Science on 28th Feb, 2017 05:25 PM
by Alex Muller
The identities of the two space travellers was left unannounced.
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New UN climate chief: 'Action on warming unstoppable'

Posted in Science on 27th Feb, 2017 05:21 PM
by Alex Muller
The UN’s new climate chief says she’s worried about President Donald Trump - but confident that action to curb climate change is unstoppable.
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+42

NASA Studying Manned Trip Around the Moon After Prod From Trump

Posted in Science on 27th Feb, 2017 02:01 AM
by Alex Muller
The U.S. hasn’t sent astronauts beyond low-Earth orbit since 1970s.
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NASA's next Orion flight could be manned

Posted in Science on 27th Feb, 2017 01:52 AM
by Alex Muller
The first manned Orion mission was planned for 2021, but could now take place in 2019.
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AI can predict autism through babies' brain scans

Posted in Science on 27th Feb, 2017 01:49 AM
by Alex Muller
It could lead to an earlier, more accurate diagnosis.
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Nasa wants to 3d print habitats with metal extracted from martian soil

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2017 04:20 PM
by Alex Muller
scientists are studying the various ways to make goods on Mars rather than carry materials there.
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Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

Posted in Science on 23rd Feb, 2017 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year.
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Hair thin fibers were used for two way optical, electrical and chemical signaling within the brain

Posted in Science on 23rd Feb, 2017 04:54 PM
by Alex Muller
The new approach could provide way to learn about the functions and interconnections of different brain regions.
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Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2017 10:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Astronomers have detected a record seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star.
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Creative people have better-connected brains, research finds

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2017 10:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study suggests it's how well the two brain hemispheres communicate that sets highly creative people apart.
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NASA developing carbon nanotube-based material for Stronger and lighter vehicles and Mars habitats

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2017 04:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Deep space exploration will require new materials.
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UK to set out powers paving way for first space satellite launch

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2017 04:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Britain will set out powers this week which would allow the launch of space satellites from the country for the first time, the government said on Monday.
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NASA Is Sending a Lander to Discover Whether Life Exists on Europa

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2017 03:58 PM
by Alex Muller
NASA is planning to send a lander to Jupiter's moon Europa, which is believed to hold a vast ocean beneath it's frozen crust.
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SpaceX will delay their first unmanned Red Dragon Mars mission until 2020

Posted in Science on 19th Feb, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will focus more heavily on their crew program and their Falcon Heavy program.
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