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Book Summary And Review Of "The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy And The Race To Cure Cancer"

Posted in Reviews, Science on 20th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

A brief Outline and Book review: We are now at the beginning of what looks to be a transformative and transitional era in cancer care, with the advent of a fifth method that could someday replace all the others: cancer immunotherapy.

Interview With Cardano Fellow Robert Kornacki, Founder Of SYRE

Posted in Interviews, Online, Software on 17th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

SYRE is an innovative and easy-to-use blockchain tool for all cryptocurrency users that immensely enhances user experience, with an aim to solve an important problem: making sure than users are sending funds to the correct intended wallet addresses.

Interview With The Raydium Blockchain Project

Posted in Interviews, Online, Software on 17th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

Rayium is a decentralized exchange, or DEX, and also providers users with Decentralized financial services (DeFi). It is one of the most promising up and coming new projects for the Solana layer one blockchain.

Anti-aging Drugs Preserve Spinal Discs To Target Age-related Back Pain

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

The findings show that if given early, senolytic drugs can actually slow disc degeneration. This is a novel preventive approach.

Rain On Greenland Summit Is A First

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

Rain fell on the highest part of Greenland ice sheet last week for the first time on record.

Space-junk Sail To Help Deorbit Its Own Launch Vehicle

Posted in Hardware, Science on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

This sail is large enough to help deorbit not only a satellite, but also a booster rocket upper stage from an altitude of up to 400 miles.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Implants Release Drugs When They Sense Inflammation

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

“The cells sit under the skin or in a joint for months, and when they sense an inflammatory environment, they are programmed to release a biologic drug,”

Massive Study Confirms Vaccination Reduces Risk Of Long COVID

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

'In terms of the burden of long COVID, it's good news that our research has found that having a double vaccination significantly reduces the risk of both catching the virus and if you do, developing long-standing symptoms,'

Reusable Spaceplane Demonstrator Completes 5 Test Flights In 3 Days

Posted in Hardware, Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

"Dawn is focused on sustainable and scalable access to space and our Mk-II vehicle is entirely reusable"

Radiation Could Restrict Crewed Mars Missions To Less Than Four Years

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

An international team of scientists has calculated that a crewed mission to Mars should only last a maximum of four years if the astronauts' health isn't to be endangered by prolonged exposure to cosmic radiation.

Molecular Farming Means The Next Vaccine Could Be Edible And Grown In A Plant

Posted in Medicine, Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

Imagine that by eating an orange you are getting vaccinated against the latest virus. That’s one of the goals of molecular farming, a vision to have plants synthesize medications and vaccines.

Cerebras Upgrades Trillion-Transistor Chip To Train ‘Brain-Scale’ AI

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

There’s a major debate in AI circles today over whether we can achieve general artificial intelligence by simply building larger neural networks, or this will require new theoretical breakthroughs. So far, increasing parameter counts has led to pretty consistent jumps in performance.