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More sea-level rise for each delay in peaking emissions

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2018 07:34 PM
by Alex Muller
Peaking global CO2 emissions as soon as possible is crucial for limiting the risks of sea-level rise.
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+10

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

Posted in Science on 20th Feb, 2018 01:43 PM
by Alex Muller
A seminal event in the Earth's history - when plants appeared on land - may have happened 100 million years earlier than previously thought.
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+26

Humanity's Biggest Machines Will Be Built in Space

Posted in Science on 19th Feb, 2018 05:47 AM
by Alex Muller
When rockets can no longer hold oversize payloads, building in space might be the best way to go.
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+15

Desalination tech turns the oceans into unlimited lithium mine

Posted in Science on 19th Feb, 2018 05:40 AM
by Alex Muller
The earth’s ocean water is full of lithium salts and getting at it will simply be a byproduct of desalinating drinking water from seawater.
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+11

Breakthrough uses stem cells to create possible cancer vaccine

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018 07:00 AM
by Alex Muller
Mice injected with inactivated induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) display significant immune system responses to a variety of cancers.
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+28

100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018 06:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Renewable energy is increasingly a success story in emerging and developing markets.
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+30

Kepler scientists discover almost 100 new exoplanets

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018 06:35 AM
by Alex Muller
This brings the total number of new exoplanets found with the K2 mission up to almost 300.
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+24

Scientists Boosted Human Memory With a Brain Implant

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018 06:29 AM
by Alex Muller
A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent.
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+21

Clean energy is growing the economy and driving down emissions

Posted in Science on 16th Feb, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
The economic expansion since 2009 is historic for the role the energy sector had in creating jobs and reducing emissions.
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+16

The New SpaceX Falcon Heavy is an absurdly low-cost heavy lift rocket

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2018 10:57 PM
by Alex Muller
The new SpaceX rocket seriously undercuts its competitors.
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Mini ice age? Why the Sun will lose 7% of its power in about 30 years

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2018 10:53 PM
by Alex Muller
'The cooling effect of a grand minimum is only a fraction of the warming effect caused by the increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere'
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The secret to deep-space exploration could be buried deep within the moon

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2018 10:43 PM
by Alex Muller
A process that could mine the moon of its ice, which could open the way for rocket-fuel production on the lunar surface.
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+16

Melting ice sheets are hastening sea level rise, satellite data confirms

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2018 03:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Research shows that pace of melting in Antarctica and Greenland has accelerated.
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+18

SpaceX set to launch first prototype Starlink satellites for global internet

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2018 12:02 AM
by Alex Muller
The first test satellites for SpaceX’s internet constellation are being prepped for launch as early as this week, 3 years after CEO Elon Musk unveiled the project in Seattle.
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+22

Trump administration reportedly moving to privatise the International Space Station

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2018 11:23 PM
by Alex Muller
The Trump administration is planning to privatise the ISS instead of simply decommissioning the orbiting international experiment in 2024.
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+28

SpaceX aims to make history 3 more times in 2018

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2018 06:06 AM
by Alex Muller
There are three major events in the works for 2018; two likely in the summer and one at the end of the year.
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