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4 Sectors Where We’ll See The First Post-pandemic Stars Emerge

Posted in Business on 25th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Seismic economic shifts, such as the one COVID-19 has sparked, always give way to new markets and opportunities.

Blood Factors Halve The Epigenetic Age In Mice Cells

Posted in Medicine on 25th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Researchers developed and validated six different epigenetic clocks for rat tissues that are based on DNA methylation.

The Future Of Astronomy: Three BIG Reasons To Be Excited

Posted in Science on 6th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

ELT, SKA and Webb are just three examples of major land- and space-based telescopes where STFC scientists, engineers and technicians work in collaboration with partners and Institutions globally to truly push the frontiers of astronomy and space science.

Global Obesity Rates Expected To Soar In Next Decade As The Disease Becomes The Health Crisis Of The World.

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The researchers concluded that no country has more than a 50% chance of halting the growth of obesity on current trends, and the UK's chances are between 0% and 25%. They said: "Some high-income and middle-income regions are now facing an epidemic of severe obesity."

How Long Will We Have To Wait For A Coronavirus Vaccine?

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Having a vaccine ready for testing is only the beginning of the journey.

The Race Is On For Antiviral Drugs Effective Against Coronavirus.

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Gilead said the FDA had rapidly reviewed and accepted its application to begin clinical trials of remdesivir against the novel coronavirus

Magic Mushrooms Could Be The Next Investment Trend

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Interest in psilocybin has exploded recently due to its potential to treat depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD

Elon Says Starlink Private Beta In 3 Months And Public In 6 Months

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 24th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

The SpaceX Starlink system will not have any competition for low altitude and low latency satellite service for many years. The nearest competitor, OneWeb, went bankrupt a few weeks ago.

Making Lunar Water Mining About 1000 Times More Efficient

Posted in Science on 24th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Florida researchers propose a new method, called Aqua Factorem, to extract lunar water. It will drastically reduce energy and complexity of lunar mining operations helping to establish this industry.

First Manned SpaceX Crew Dragon Flight Set For May 27 Liftoff

Posted in Business, Science on 20th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

In addition to the systems of the Crew Dragon being tested in orbit, the launch pad, rocket, spacecraft, and operational capabilities will be put through their paces back on Earth.

Metastudy Says Aspirin Lowers Risk Of Some Cancers, But Questions Remain

Posted in Medicine on 17th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Scientists are still debating whether there are benefits to taking aspirin as a preventative measure against cancer if you are otherwise healthy,

Scientists Turn Yeast Into Psychedelic Psilocybin Factories

Posted in Medicine on 17th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Scientists from DTU Biosustain show that psilocybin, a potential drug for treating depression and other psychological conditions, can be produced in yeast