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Scientists develop gene therapy that could restore partial vision

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2017 11:31 AM
by Alex Muller
The new gene therapy is under review by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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US should back Spacex and Blue Origin and not ULA

Posted in Science on 12th Nov, 2017 01:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Boeing and Lockheed are the backers of ULA. They have not built a complete new rocket for over a decade.
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+27

Traditional Amazonian drug linked to improved sense of wellbeing

Posted in Science on 12th Nov, 2017 12:46 PM
by Alex Muller
A psychedelic drug traditionally used in South America improves people’s general sense of wellbeing and may offer a treatment for alcoholism and depression.
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NASA is saving big bucks by partnering with commercial companies like SpaceX

Posted in Science on 11th Nov, 2017 09:05 AM
by Alex Muller
The Commercial Crew and Cargo Programs have cost NASA far less money than comparable government-run initiatives.
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+22

Neuropixels probes record activity of hundreds of neurons simultaneously

Posted in Science on 11th Nov, 2017 08:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have developed powerful new 'Neuropixels' brain probes that can simultaneously monitor the neural activity of hundreds of neurons.
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+35

Space Launch System first unmanned launch Dec 2019 or more likely mid-2020

Posted in Science on 10th Nov, 2017 10:28 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA is providing an update on the first launch of SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft after completing a comprehensive review of the launch schedule.
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Old human cells rejuvenated in breakthrough discovery on aging

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2017 07:30 AM
by Alex Muller
A new way to rejuvenate old cells in the laboratory, making them not only look younger, but start to behave more like young cells, has been discovered.
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U.S. officials are having a 'Sputnik moment' over AI innovation in China

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2017 09:44 AM
by Alex Muller
It was the American fear of the technological gap between the United States and the U.S.S.R. that ignited the space race to put a man on the moon.
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Breakthrough Gel for growing large quantities of neural stem cells

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2017 09:28 AM
by Alex Muller
There is a solution to the dual challenges of growing and preserving neural stem cells in a state where they are still able to mature into many different cell types.
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China aims to launch a reusable spaceplane in 2020

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2017 08:30 AM
by Alex Muller
China plans to launch its reusable spaceplane in 2020, according to a statement from China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
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Arctic sea ice may be thinning faster than scientists initially predicted

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2017 05:53 PM
by Alex Muller
New UCalgary study shows salinity in snow cover affects accuracy of satellite readings on Arctic sea ice thickness.
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Mars 2020 Rover will carry a record number of eyes

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2017 05:21 PM
by Alex Muller
The nuclear-powered rover will carry 23 cameras that will have higher resolution, more 3D capability, and larger bandwidth than any previous Mars explorer.
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Blood plasma from young donors improves functional ability for Alzheimers

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2017 05:08 PM
by Alex Muller
It was the group of participants, who had no idea if they were getting a placebo, who showed the most improvement in function.
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atmospheric 'rivers' cause many droughts and floods on Earth

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2017 06:06 AM
by Alex Muller
In many places, water access depends partly upon atmospheric “rivers,” bands of water vapour propelled along jets of air that trace swirling routes above the Earth.
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Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2017 04:00 AM
by Alex Muller
As evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS.
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Dec 29, 2017 target launch date for SpaceX Falcon Heavy Dec 29, 2017 target launch date for SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Science on 4th Nov, 2017 09:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket this generation has ever seen.
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