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Renewables will be the 'cheapest form of new power generation' by 2020

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2017 04:06 PM
by Alex Muller
New research from Morgan Stanley estimates that renewables will be the cheapest source of power in the world in less than three years.
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Plant life on the international space station is blossoming

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2017 03:37 PM
by Alex Muller
What happens if you're removed from that familiar environment and placed into a situation outside your evolutionary experience?
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+46

The AI revolution in science

Posted in Science on 8th Jul, 2017 03:31 PM
by Alex Muller
In a revolution that extends across much of science, researchers are unleashing artificial intelligence, often in the form of artificial neural networks.
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Mike Pence shoots for the Moon (and Mars)

Posted in Science on 8th Jul, 2017 03:13 PM
by Alex Muller
During his appearance, Pence came out strong with some big promises for the U.S. space program, reiterating what we’ve heard before from the Trump administration.
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+25

Carbon nanotubes found safe for reconnecting damaged neurons

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2017 04:31 PM
by Alex Muller
Multiwall carbon nanotubes could safely help repair damaged connections between neurons by serving as supporting scaffolds for growth or as connections between neurons.
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+28

Reconciling predictions of climate change

Posted in Science on 6th Jul, 2017 02:50 PM
by Alex Muller
New framework accounts for conflicting estimates of global temperature increases
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+38

Sharp focus on Alzheimer's may help target drugs

Posted in Science on 6th Jul, 2017 02:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Abnormal deposits that build up in the brain during Alzheimer's have been pictured in unprecedented detail by UK scientists.
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Children who sleep less may age faster at a cellular level

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2017 04:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Lack of sleep doesn’t just turn children into a grumpy handful, it may also accelerate their cellular ageing, a process that could have long-term health effects.
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Japan wants to manned trips to the moon by 2030 with NASAs help

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2017 05:44 PM
by Alex Muller
JAXA has ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the moon sometime around 2030, according to new proposals from the space agency.
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'Mind reading' technology identifies complex thoughts, using machine learning and fMRI

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2017 05:35 PM
by Alex Muller
By combining machine-learning with fMRI brain imaging technology, scientists have discovered, in essence, how to 'read minds.'
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China’s moon programme takes a hit due to Long March rocket failure

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2017 03:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Causes are still being investigated, but the second Long March mishap in two weeks was probably due more to bad luck than incompetence.
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Solar Energy Soon to Surf the Wave of Profitability

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2017 03:54 PM
by Alex Muller
Decreases in the production costs of solar energy mean that in 5 years, renewable energy will be cheaper than coal in many countries, including China, the UK, and India.
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Trump signs executive order to reactivate the National Space Council

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
A move that’s likely to open the way for space policy changes that have been largely put on hold during the White House transition.
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Three years to prevent dangerous climate change, warn experts

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2017 05:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Since the 1880s, the world’s temperature has risen by about 1C because of greenhouse gases resulting from human activity.
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chocolates are not just treats, they are good for your cognition

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2017 04:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Cocoa can be seen as a dietary supplement to protect human cognition and can counteract different types of cognitive decline.
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'Very strong' climate change signal in record June heat

Posted in Science on 30th Jun, 2017 02:53 PM
by Alex Muller
The chances of soaring temperatures have been increased by human related climate change.
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