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Solar has become America’s fastest-growing, nonpartisan energy source

Posted in Science on 19th Mar, 2017 09:53 AM
by Alex Muller
The U.S. added 9.5 gigawatts of utility-scale solar power last year alone. That’s more than the previous three years combined.
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Several tech billionaires are openly or secretely funding mind computer interfacing projects

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2017 07:37 AM
by Alex Muller
DARPA says it is close to announcing $60 million in contracts under a program to create a “high-fidelity” brain interface.
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China: Artificial intelligence given priority development status

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2017 07:17 AM
by Alex Muller
One analyst now projecting industry in China to grow by more than 50 per cent in value to US$5.5 billion by 2018.
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Warming Mars and thickening its atmosphere can be done in 10-100 years

Posted in Science on 17th Mar, 2017 07:00 PM
by Alex Muller
If all the solar incident on Mars were to be captured then Mars would warm to Earth-like temperatures in about 10 years.
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Up to half of the Arctic’s melt might be totally natural

Posted in Science on 15th Mar, 2017 09:46 PM
by Alex Muller
But climate change is still responsible for the rest.
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To the Moon! The Musk-Bezos Billionaire Space Rivalry Just Reached New Heights

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2017 03:56 PM
by Alex Muller
The rivalry between billionaire space entrepreneurs Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos may soon reach all the way to the moon.
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As Moore's law ends, brain-like computers begin

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2017 03:44 PM
by Alex Muller
For five decades, Moore's law held up pretty well: Roughly every two years, the number of transistors one could fit on a chip doubled, all while costs steadily declined.
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Elon Musk Says The Future Of Humanity Depends On Us Merging With Machines

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2017 11:59 AM
by Alex Muller
'To some degree we are already a cyborg, you think of all the digital tools that you have, your phone, your computer'
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Brain is 10 times more active than previously measured

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2017 11:30 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study could change scientists’ understanding of how the brain works, and could lead to new approaches for treating disorders and for developing computers.
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Earth's oceans are warming 13% faster than thought, and accelerating

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2017 11:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Our new study improves estimates of the rate of ocean warming - a critical component of climate change.
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China aims to Send People to the Moon by 2020

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2017 11:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China is working to develop a new spaceship that can both fly in low-Earth orbit and land on the moon.
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NASA's new ozone layer watchdog takes orbit

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2017 03:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The ozone layer is no longer thinning, but we need to keep an eye on it.
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Brain activity appears to continue after people are dead, according to new study

Posted in Science on 10th Mar, 2017 07:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The research could have huge medical and ethical implications for things such as organ donation.
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China developing rocket for manned missions to the moon

Posted in Science on 10th Mar, 2017 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
China is developing an advanced new rocket, expected to be able to be operable both in the lower orbit of Earth, as well as capable of landing humans on the moon.
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US Government Issues NASA Demand, 'Get Humans to Mars By 2033'

Posted in Science on 9th Mar, 2017 08:01 PM
by Alex Muller
Both chambers of Congress just passed the NASA Authorization Act of 2017.
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+47

IU study finds caffeine boosts enzyme that could protect against dementia

Posted in Science on 8th Mar, 2017 11:56 PM
by Alex Muller
New analysis reveals 24 compounds that can help reduce impact of harmful proteins in the brain.
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