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SpaceX launches 16th Falcon 9 in 2017, recovers first stage

Posted in Science on 30th Oct, 2017 11:05 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX Aces Another Rocket Landing After Launching Korean Satellite.
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Using electrical signals to stimulate human brain and improve memory

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2017 07:26 PM
by Alex Muller
People who received low-current electrical pulses showed a significant improvement in their ability to recognise specific faces and ignore similar ones.
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+38

Global Solar Market Demand Expected To Reach 100 Gigawatts In 2017, Says SolarPower Europe

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2017 07:22 PM
by Alex Muller
SolarPower predicts that global solar market demand will reach 100 gigawatts for the first time ever this year.
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Biodiversity conservation saves species, but could be smarter

Posted in Science on 28th Oct, 2017 07:30 AM
by Alex Muller
Billions of dollars spent on habitat and species conservation have resulted in substantial reductions in biodiversity loss.
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Scientist devises a solar reactor to make water and oxygen from moon rocks

Posted in Science on 28th Oct, 2017 06:50 AM
by Alex Muller
An aerospace engineer has built a machine to make water and oxygen from the lunar regolith, powered by solar energy.
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+33

Killing off cells that refuse to die on their own will be powerful for antiaging

Posted in Science on 27th Oct, 2017 08:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Clearing old cells in mice has been shown to restore fitness, fur density and kidney function.
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+37

India will send an Orbiter and a Rover to the moon in 2018

Posted in Science on 27th Oct, 2017 08:35 AM
by Alex Muller
India will make its second mission to the moon in 2018, the Indian Space Research Organisation announced this week.
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Altered Gut Bacteria Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted in Science on 26th Oct, 2017 10:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The gut microbiome content is extremely complex, harbouring more bacteria than there are human cells in the body.
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Engineers Want Gamers to Explore the Moon with a remote controlled bot

Posted in Science on 26th Oct, 2017 06:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Why go outside when you can visit the Moon from your bedroom?
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Anti-obesity drug acts on brain's appetite control system

Posted in Science on 25th Oct, 2017 07:30 PM
by Alex Muller
A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity.
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Transparent solar technology represents 'wave of the future'

Posted in Science on 25th Oct, 2017 05:12 PM
by Alex Muller
See-through solar-harvesting applications, such as this module pioneered at Michigan State University, could potentially produce 40 percent of U.S. electricity demand.
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Air Force gives SpaceX $40.7M for Raptor Engine development

Posted in Science on 25th Oct, 2017 04:48 PM
by Alex Muller
Spacex has been awarded for the development of the Raptor rocket propulsion system prototype for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program.
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Paris accord: US and Syria alone as Nicaragua signs

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2017 09:14 PM
by Alex Muller
Nicaragua has signed the Paris climate agreement, meaning that the US and Syria are the only two countries not to be giving the accord their support.
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Brain Stimulation can accelerate learning by 40%, could be common by 2023

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2017 02:50 AM
by Alex Muller
Non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) could increase performance of associative learning.
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Spacex Falcon Heavy should launch in the next 37 days

Posted in Science on 23rd Oct, 2017 04:18 PM
by Alex Muller
The most powerful rocket this generation has ever seen, SpaceX’s new Falcon Heavy rocket, launches no earlier than this November, 2017.
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More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'

Posted in Science on 23rd Oct, 2017 04:12 PM
by Alex Muller
All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say.
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