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Interview With Rocket Lab Founder Peter Beck

Posted in Interviews, Science on 29th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Long Beach-based Rocket Lab is a launch services and space systems company that provides frequent access to space for civil, defence and commercial customers.

Researchers Achieve Fusion Energy Record

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have exceeded the current record for generating energy from a nuclear fusion reaction. It’s a big step toward solving the world power consumption crisis.

Russia To Walk Away From International Space Station After 2024

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The International Space Station will lose Russian support after 2024.

Moon Caves May Offer Year-Round Comfortable Temperatures

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Scientists have measured the temperature in a moon pit in the Mare Tranquillitatis, and found it to be quite comfortable.

Huge Genetic Study Suggests Alcohol Accelerates Biological Aging And Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Various studies have revealed that alcohol permanently damages DNA, directly causes cancer, contributes to cognitive decline and early-onset dementia, and can shrink the brain to the equivalent of 10 years of aging.

DeepMind Gave An AI 'Intuition' By Training It Like A Baby

Posted in Science, Software on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The new study builds upon our early months in life as a rich resource for developing AI with common sense.

NASA Lays Out The Launch Windows For Its Massive Moon Rocket

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The SLS is the most powerful rocket NASA has ever built and is designed to fire its Orion capsule towards the Moon.

All-In-One Solar Tower Produces Jet Fuel From CO2, Water And Sunlight

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The solar tower fuel plant described here represents a viable pathway to global-scale implementation of solar fuel production.

Modified MRI Spies The Early Signs Of Parkinson's Disease

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The technology could also be used to track fine structural changes in the brain as a way of monitoring disease progression.

Diabetes Breakthrough Restores Insulin Production Using Existing Drug

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

In principle, a single course of this kind of drug over a few days could replace the need for regular insulin shots in diabetics.

The News Search For Extra-terrestrial Life: We Can Finally Analyse Exoplanet Atmospheres

Posted in Science on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The next generation of exoplanet studies has the potential to pass the bar of the extraordinary evidence needed to prove the existence of life.

New Discovery Could Lead To Improved Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The finding could improve cancer immunotherapy, a promising therapy that targets cancer cells using the body’s own immune system rather than radiation.