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Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017 08:14 AM
by Alex Muller
The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away.
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SpaceX will call global internet satellite network Starlink

Posted in Science on 21st Sep, 2017 08:04 AM
by Alex Muller
Low-latency, gigabit network inches closer to commercialisation.
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The Paris agreement climate aim is 'still achievable'

Posted in Science on 20th Sep, 2017 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
The 2015 Paris agreement's ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C remains within reach, a study suggests.
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LinkSpace is a Chinese startup that will try to make reusable rockets like Spacex

Posted in Science on 19th Sep, 2017 06:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The Linkspace New Line 1 rocket will be a Small Launch Vehicle (SLV) designed for microsatellite and nanosatellite launches.
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+27

There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth

Posted in Science on 18th Sep, 2017 06:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The discovery of a rare gem shows that there an enormous water reservoir in the Earth's mantle.
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Brain halves increase communication to compensate for aging, study finds

Posted in Science on 17th Sep, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Increased communication between distant brain regions helps older adults compensate for the negative aspects of aging
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Light to purge defects from solar cells

Posted in Science on 17th Sep, 2017 05:01 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers discovered that shining a light on perovskites caused positively charged iodine atoms to disperse, and those atoms carried away defects in the process.
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Human brains connecting to the internet in realtime

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2017 06:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Biomedical engineers at Wits are connecting a human brain to the internet in real time.
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+33

Solar installations are growing faster than people realise

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2017 05:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Solar power is expected to grow exponentially as an important source to meet the world's energy needs, according to the CEO of panel maker RE
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Window Is Closing to Avoid Dangerous Global Warming

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2017 05:34 PM
by Alex Muller
There's a 50 percent chance that temperatures will rise 4 degrees Celsius under a business-as-usual scenario.
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Solar Power Is Getting Cheaper, But How Do We Overcome Its Limits?

Posted in Science on 14th Sep, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of silicon-based solar cells has been falling off a cliff for years now.
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Study Predicts What People Look Like From Their DNA

Posted in Science on 12th Sep, 2017 05:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The predictive performance of this kind of approach is only likely to improve with larger sample sizes.
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Electricity Harvested From Rushing Blood in Bizarre New Study

Posted in Science on 11th Sep, 2017 05:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers report that they’ve created a tiny fiber, thinner than a hair, that can generate power from the movement of rushing blood.
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Robotic bees could take the sting out of Colony Collapse Disorder

Posted in Science on 10th Sep, 2017 05:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Native honeybees, one of the most prolific pollinators in the animal kingdom, are dying off at an unprecedented rate from Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)
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Lawmakers eye private moon missions

Posted in Science on 9th Sep, 2017 06:26 PM
by Alex Muller
A House panel on Thursday met to discuss ways to boost private missions to the moon.
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What finding boron on Mars actually means in the hunt for alien life

Posted in Science on 9th Sep, 2017 05:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Boron is simply a sign of life that could have been (or could still be).
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