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Data Shows Summers are Now Either 'Hot' or 'Extremely Hot' Compared to 50 Years Ago

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
New data by a former NASA climate science demonstrates exactly how the planet's temperatures have risen in the last few decades.
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China's supercomputer simulated the Universe with 10 trillion digital particles

Posted in Science on 31st Jul, 2017 04:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world's most powerful and has a processing power of 93 petaflops.
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+26

Florida startup boldly sets sights on moon

Posted in Science on 31st Jul, 2017 04:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Moon Express is setting its sights high: ambitiously shooting to become the first private company to launch a small, unmanned craft to the moon before the year's out.
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Drug Restores Brain Function in Alzheimer's Animal Model

Posted in Science on 30th Jul, 2017 03:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Amyloid beta is a protein believed to be a major cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
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+37

High sugar intake linked with poorer long-term mental health

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2017 04:17 PM
by Alex Muller
Men with high sugar intakes have an increased likelihood of mental disorders (such as anxiety and depression) after 5 years compared to those with low intakes, according to UCL research.
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Spacex is now one of the most valuable private companies

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2017 04:13 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has raised up to $350 million in new financing and is now valued at around $21 billion, making it one of the most valuable privately held companies in the world.
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Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2017 04:10 PM
by Alex Muller
A team of astronomers has potentially discovered the first known moon beyond the Solar System.
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Elon Musk names yet another launch date for SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2017 04:30 PM
by Alex Muller
It’s a new launch date for a vehicle that has had many tentative launch dates before, none of which have actually panned out just yet.
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Stem cell brain implants could 'slow ageing and extend life'

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2017 04:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers hope to launch human trials as breakthrough shows hypothalamus controls ageing, with treated mice remaining fitter and living 10-15% longer.
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Could 'cocktail geoengineering' save the climate?

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2017 03:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Geoengineering is a catch-all term that refers to various theoretical ideas for altering Earth's energy balance to combat climate change.
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+28

Ketamine has 'truly remarkable' effect on depression

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2017 03:13 PM
by Alex Muller
After six months, 43% of the subjects said they had no significant symptoms of depression
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Renewable Energy Just Hit a Big Milestone

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2017 02:59 PM
by Alex Muller
This year, for the first time in the modern nuclear era, renewable energy has surpassed nuclear power as a percentage of U.S. energy generation.
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Eye test could help diagnose autism

Posted in Science on 26th Jul, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study could herald a new tool that helps physicians identify a sub-group of people with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
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Cognitive cross-training enhances learning, study finds

Posted in Science on 26th Jul, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Just as athletes cross-train to improve physical skills, those wanting to enhance cognitive skills can benefit from multiple ways of exercising the brain.
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+32

The Moon Is Seriously Loaded With Water, More Than We Ever Expected

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2017 03:47 PM
by Alex Muller
There's way more water locked inside the Moon than we previously thought, according to a new analysis of satellite data.
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Telescope design promises to revolutionize amateur astronomy

Posted in Science on 24th Jul, 2017 05:27 PM
by Alex Muller
A telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge science.
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