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Grail is raising at least $1 billion to fund its early cancer screening test

Posted in Science on 6th Jan, 2017 09:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Grail leverages Illumina’s gene sequencing tech to potentially spot any kind of cancer in the body before symptoms appear.
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Adult Brains Are Built To Recognise Faces Better Than Kids' Brains

Posted in Science on 6th Jan, 2017 09:55 AM
by AlexMuller
Neuroscientists have generally thought that babies are born with more tissue than their brains need, and that the body slowly dumps some of it as the brain develops.
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+36

China to invest £292bn in renewable power by 2020

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2017 06:55 PM
by AlexMuller
World’s largest energy market looks to move from coal towards cleaner fuels.
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Climate: Fresh doubt over global warming 'pause'

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2017 06:48 PM
by AlexMuller
A controversial study that found there has been no slowdown in global warming has been supported by new research.
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+39

Dementia rates 'higher near busy roads'

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2017 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The researchers, who followed nearly 2m people in Canada over 11 years, say air pollution or noisy traffic could be contributing to the brain's decline.
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India's double first in battle against climate change

Posted in Science on 4th Jan, 2017 06:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Two world-leading clean energy projects have opened in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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+42

SpaceX Falcon 9 cleared for flight after investigation

Posted in Science on 3rd Jan, 2017 04:28 PM
by AlexMuller
After four months of intensive investigation, SpaceX says its Falcon 9 booster has been cleared for flight and will return to service on January 8.
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NASA EmDrive Tests

Posted in Science on 2nd Jan, 2017 03:02 PM
by AlexMuller
If the Chinese space authorities, as Popular Science reports, are already seeing successful Emdrive test results in space, NASA might want to fast-track its own research.
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+46

What we learned about Earth's climate in the hottest of years

Posted in Science on 2nd Jan, 2017 02:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Melting ice in Antarctica poses a real threat to coastal communities around the world.
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Artists may unknowingly paint a picture of cognitive decline

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2017 07:21 PM
by AlexMuller
It's not abnormal for the style of artists to evolve over time, but could very subtle changes represent something bigger than simply maturing tastes?
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MRI breakthroughs include ultra-sensitive MRI without chemical or radioactive labels

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2016 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Heart mechanical contractions recorded in MRI machine for first time; hope to monitor neurotransmitters at 100 times lower levels.
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The Science Stories We’ll Be Watching in 2017

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2016 05:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Here are Gizmodo's most anticipated scientific and technological developments of 2017.
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Moon and Mars in China's five-year space plan

Posted in Science on 29th Dec, 2016 05:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Mars and the far side of the Moon are on the itinerary for China's National Space Administration (CNSA), according to a new white paper released this week.
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Scientists plan on contacting the closest Earth-like exoplanet to our Solar System

Posted in Science on 28th Dec, 2016 11:05 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists are making preparations to send a transmission to Proxima b - the closest Earth-like exoplanet to our Solar System.
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Researchers Map How the Brain Processes Faces From Sight to Recognition

Posted in Science on 27th Dec, 2016 06:07 PM
by AlexMuller
How does the brain recognise familiar faces with efficiency and ease despite extensive variation in how they appear?
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Could online tutors and AI be the future of teaching?

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2016 10:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Online maths company has partnered with scientists to identify what makes lessons successful - and to see if AI can be used to improve teaching
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