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Solar PV and wind are on track to replace fossil within two decades

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2018 08:53 AM
by Alex Muller
The reality is that the rising tide of solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy offers our only realistic chance of avoiding dangerous climate change.
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DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2018 10:39 AM
by Alex Muller
Coded electrical signal reinforces memories in patients, supporting pioneering research at USC and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
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Mission to demonstrate space junk tech

Posted in Science on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:41 AM
by Alex Muller
A UK-led experiment to tackle space junk is set to head into orbit. It takes the form of a small satellite that will practise techniques for tracking debris and capturing it.
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Bees on Mars: Nasa funds swarm of robotic insects for exploring Red Planet

Posted in Science on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:36 AM
by Alex Muller
A swarm of robotic bees, nimble enough to fly across the surface of Mars and explore the Red Planet’s nooks and crannies, is being funded.
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Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2018 03:59 AM
by Alex Muller
A morning liftoff that also marked an anniversary for reusable rockets.
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NASA wants to spend tens of billions on SLS despite proven SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2018 02:44 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will fly for $90 million per launch versus the planned $1 billion for Space Launch System.
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Cannabinoids are easier on the brain than alcohol, study finds

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2018 02:42 AM
by Alex Muller
'while marijuana may also have some negative consequences, it definitely is nowhere near the negative consequences of alcohol'
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NASA stalls $8bn James Webb Space Telescope again

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2018 03:03 AM
by Alex Muller
The launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope has been kicked back a year to 2020.
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The First SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 should launch in April and each could be reused 10 to 100 times

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2018 04:51 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is counting on Block 5 to succeed with increased reusability and for faster relaunching.
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New tech for recording data from one million neurons in real time

Posted in Science on 25th Mar, 2018 07:32 PM
by Alex Muller
Applications include monitoring the brain in paralyzed patients, watching for epileptic seizure signs, and real-time feedback for robotic arms.
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Algorithm will allow for simulating an entire brain on future exascale computers

Posted in Science on 24th Mar, 2018 12:24 AM
by Alex Muller
A team of scientists has developed an algorithm that represents a major step toward simulating neural connections in the entire human brain.
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Switching from unhealthy to healthier diet lowers depressive symptoms more than social support sessions

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2018 08:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Study suggests the right food may be powerful antidepressant.
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Anti-aging biotech Unity adds $55M as it preps first human trial to flush senescent cells

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2018 12:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Unity Biotechnology is filling up its cash reserves with another venture round before it goes into its first anti-aging human studies.
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Artificial Intelligence can spot signs of Alzheimer’s before your family does

Posted in Science on 19th Mar, 2018 09:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Earlier diagnosis could help researchers develop drugs to slow the progress of the disease.
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NASA's plan to bat away Earth-bound asteroids

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2018 08:25 PM
by Alex Muller
The odds of the Earth being hit by a large asteroid are extremely slim, but the potential damage is extremely large.
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Nearly 7,000 New Craters Discovered On Moon By AI In Several Hours

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2018 08:21 PM
by Alex Muller
The crater-counting machine was taught an algorithm designed to identify craters larger than 3 miles (5 kilometres) in diameter.
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