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Brain cell therapy 'promising' for Parkinson's disease

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2017 01:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson's disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain.
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Study shows short- and long-term memories form simultaneously

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2017 01:59 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study could revolutionize our understanding of how memories form in the brain.
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Emissions cutbacks would drop heat waves in half in 20 years

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2017 01:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Extremely hot weather events would become half as likely to happen.
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This Earth-size virtual telescope could take the first picture of a black hole

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2017 10:24 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists just switched on the Event Horizon Telescope.
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Jeff Bezos Says He Is Selling $1 Billion a Year in Amazon Stock to Finance the Race to Space

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2017 11:48 AM
by Alex Muller
Like Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla, Mr. Bezos has identified reusable rockets as key to lowering the price.
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Atmosphere found around Earth-like planet GJ 1132b

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2017 11:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have detected an atmosphere around an Earth-like planet for the first time.
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We sleep less as we age because our brains don’t think we're tired

Posted in Science on 6th Apr, 2017 09:37 AM
by Alex Muller
Do older adults sleep less because they need less sleep, or because they simply can’t get the sleep they need?
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Lockheed Martin plans manned Mars Base Camp for 2028

Posted in Science on 6th Apr, 2017 09:30 AM
by Alex Muller
By 2028, Lockheed Martin plans to have astronauts in orbit around Mars in its Mars Base Camp space station.
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Scientists report inhibition of cellular aging

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2017 09:50 AM
by Alex Muller
Prevention of aging is an instinctive desire of humans; thus, it is a task and challenge of biologists to identify substances that control aging and analyze aging mechanisms.
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Graphene-based sieve turns seawater into drinking water

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2017 12:34 PM
by Alex Muller
A UK-based team of researchers has created a graphene-based sieve capable of removing salt from seawater.
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The factories of the future could float in space

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2017 12:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Orbital manufacturing is already paving the way for better solar panels, faster internet, cleaner computer chips, and lab-grown human hearts.
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Summer launch of SpaceX Falcon Heavy could land all three first stage boosters, second stage and payload faring

Posted in Science on 2nd Apr, 2017 12:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The Falcon Heavy launch is planned for the late summer.
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SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy launch could attempt upper-stage recovery

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2017 07:57 AM
by Alex Muller
When SpaceX does its first demonstration flight of the Falcon Heavy later this year, it might also include an attempt to return the upper stage back to Earth.
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Billionaries and funding Moon and Mars exploration

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2017 07:46 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA has so far been unwilling to divert the $4 billion per year going to the Space Launch System into SpaceX Mars mission plans.
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Poor outlook for biodiversity in Antarctica

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2017 07:27 AM
by Alex Muller
The popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world has been brought into question in a new study.
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We finally know what happened to (most of) Mars' missing atmosphere

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2017 08:01 AM
by Alex Muller
When Mars had an atmosphere four billion years ago, it probably looked a lot like Earth; warm, wet, and habitable.
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