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Are we alone? if we are typical, then probably yes

Posted in Science on 27th Aug, 2017 06:07 AM
by Alex Muller
If Earth is typical, then it isn't possible for any other technological civilizations to exist at the same time as us.
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Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Brain-machine interface hopes to connect humans with computers.
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Lithium in tap water may cut dementia

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2017 07:19 PM
by Alex Muller
People with higher levels of lithium in their drinking water appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia, say researchers in Denmark.
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China Continues Massive Solar Installations With 10.52 GW In July, Already Exceeds 2020 Target

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2017 07:15 PM
by Alex Muller
China has had a fantastically impressive year so far in terms of solar installations, and it doesn’t look like it is planning on stopping anytime soon.
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Breakthrough new method for 3D-printing living tissues

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2017 07:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Printing high-resolution living tissues is currently difficult because the cells often move within printed structures and can collapse on themselves.
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Global Solar Capacity Set to Surpass Nuclear

Posted in Science on 23rd Aug, 2017 12:54 PM
by Alex Muller
By the end of 2017, solar PV capacity will rival nuclear. By 2022, it could more than double nuclear capacity.
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+37

$30 billion Small Satellite market from 2017 to 2026

Posted in Science on 22nd Aug, 2017 06:31 PM
by Alex Muller
More than 6,200 smallsats are to be launched in the next 10 years, with the market value expected to reach up to $30.1 billion.
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Computer Approaches Human Skill for First Time in Mapping Brain

Posted in Science on 20th Aug, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Washington State University researchers have developed a computer algorithm that can accurately map brain networks from electronic microscopy images.
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Researchers use polystyrene to make next-generation of solar panels even cheaper

Posted in Science on 20th Aug, 2017 04:51 PM
by Alex Muller
The move could significantly reduce the cost of production and manufacturing of the solar cells.
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NASA completes space communications network

Posted in Science on 20th Aug, 2017 04:46 PM
by Alex Muller
NASA's next-generation orbital tracking and communications network has been completed.
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Study Shows How We United to Save The Environment

Posted in Science on 19th Aug, 2017 06:52 PM
by Alex Muller
The historic 1987 treaty to fight the hole in the ozone layer was an international success story.
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Lunar XPrize extends mission deadline and adds extra milestone prizes

Posted in Science on 19th Aug, 2017 05:58 PM
by Alex Muller
As well as an extended deadline, two new milestone prizes have been announced for the Lunar XPrize.
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+39

The Mars Colony of the Future Could Be Powered by an Advanced Microgrid

Posted in Science on 19th Aug, 2017 05:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Mars has great potential for energy generation.
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New energy to play a dominant role in China by 2030

Posted in Science on 18th Aug, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Clean energy and natural gas will replace coal as the primary energy source by 2030 and account for more than half of China's energy mix by around 2045.
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Astrophysicists predict Earth-like planet 16 light years away

Posted in Science on 18th Aug, 2017 06:41 PM
by Alex Muller
The team investigated the star system Gliese 832 for additional exoplanets residing between the two currently known alien worlds in this system.
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Industrial-scale high-resolution brain mapping for neuroscience

Posted in Science on 17th Aug, 2017 05:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Neuroscientists who painstakingly map the twists and turns of neural circuitry through the brain are about to see their field expand to an industrial scale.
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