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Promising Development In Alzheimer's Research

Posted in Science on 25th Jun, 2018 09:10 AM
by Alex Muller
A scientist at the University of Hawaii is reporting a research breakthrough that could lead to a promising treatment.
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New discovery could put the brakes on metastatic cancer

Posted in Science on 22nd Jun, 2018 05:28 AM
by Alex Muller
University of Alberta medical researchers find 11 genes responsible for the spread of cancer.
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NASA unveils bold new plan to protect Earth from asteroids

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2018 03:12 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA unveiled its plan to protect Earth, outlining five goals, including enhanced detection and improved modelling.
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Machine learning may be a game-changer for climate prediction

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2018 03:03 AM
by Alex Muller
Predictions of global warming in response to increased greenhouse gas are essential for policy-makers.
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Pushing the limit: could cyanobacteria terraform Mars?

Posted in Science on 20th Jun, 2018 02:26 AM
by Alex Muller
The discovery that blue-green algae can photosynthesise in extremely low light has implications for astrobiology.
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+26

Insight into role gut bacteria play in obesity-related depression

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2018 08:18 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study from researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shed more light on the mysterious connection between our diet, gut bacteria and mood.
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Blood-based biomarker may predict whether you’ll get the flu

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2018 08:12 PM
by Alex Muller
A blood-based genetic biomarker that could predict how likely a person is to become ill when exposed to the flu virus.
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+11

SpinLaunch raises $40M from Airbus, Google and others for space catapult

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2018 11:45 PM
by Alex Muller
SpinLaunch says it's raised a total of $40 million from a high-profile array of investors to get a space catapult system ready for launch by 2022.
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+18

New eyedrops could repair corneas, make glasses unnecessary

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2018 01:08 AM
by Alex Muller
This is a new concept for correcting refractory problems.
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121 giant exoplanets in habitable zones may have habitable moons

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2018 01:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have identified more than 100 giant planets that potentially host moons capable of supporting life.
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Mars Opportunity: Rover 'should ride out storm'

Posted in Science on 16th Jun, 2018 12:25 AM
by Alex Muller
The American space agency says it is concerned but hopeful that its veteran robot rover on Mars can survive a big dust storm on the planet.
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SpaceX will try to use NASA inflatable aeroshell decelerator to enable second stage reuse

Posted in Science on 15th Jun, 2018 04:26 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will try to bring rocket upper stage back from orbital velocity using a giant balloon.
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Genome Sequencing of Apes Provide Insights into Evolution

Posted in Science on 12th Jun, 2018 12:39 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have reported on improved orangutan and chimpanzee genomes, built from scratch using long-read PacBio sequencing and long-range mapping technology.
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Recovery of Lost Apollo Data Has Solved a 40-Year-Old Mystery on The 'Moon Warming'

Posted in Science on 11th Jun, 2018 01:29 AM
by Alex Muller
Between 1971 and 1977, Apollo scientists conducting experiments on the Moon discovered that the surface got mysteriously warmer.
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Company Sucks Carbon Directly from the Atmosphere to Make Fuel

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2018 09:50 PM
by Alex Muller
A Canadian company is developing cost-effective technology to remove carbon from atmosphere, and convert it into fuel.
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Curiosity finds complex organic traces in 3 billion year old mudflats on Mars

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2018 12:35 AM
by Alex Muller
While not necessarily evidence of life itself, these findings are a good sign for future missions exploring the planet’s surface and subsurface.
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