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SpaceX Will Fly Four Tourists To Orbit In 2021-2022 On NASA Approved Crew Dragon

Posted in Business, Science on 21st Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

This mission will be the first orbital space tourism experience provided entirely with American technology.

$10 Billion Jeff Bezos Earth Fund Will Fight Climate Change

Posted in Business, Science on 21st Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Jeff Bezos launched the Bezos Earth Fund with an Instagram announcement.

Japan Display Launches 1058ppi 2.1-inch Screens For Smaller VR Glasses

Posted in Business, Hardware on 18th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Two of this year's most important evolutions of VR glasses involve increasing their display resolution and reducing their size, changes that Japan Display (JDI) is making possible.

Apple Will Miss Q2 2020 Revenue Projection Due To Coronavirus Impacts

Posted in Business on 18th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Today, the company warned investors that it will fall short of that guidance due to impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus on both iPhone manufacturing and overall Apple sales in China.

Researchers Find A "consciousness Switch" Deep In The Brain

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

There's an incredible amount we don't understand about the workings of the human body and brain, and consciousness itself remains one of the great mysteries of science.

Many Coronavirus Clinical Trials In China

Posted in Medicine on 15th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

There is reports of 77 different Coronavirus clinical trial applications filed have been China. Other sources talking about 19 clinical trials registered in China. Two weeks ago there were an estimated 30 anti-coronavirus therapies in the pipeline.

Global CO2 Emissions Did Not Increase In 2019

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Global emissions were unchanged at 33 gigatonnes in 2019 even as the world GDP grew by 2.9%. Increased wind, solar power, natural gas power and higher nuclear power output in developed countries offset increased emissions in emerging countries.

SpaceX Launching Small Satellites Starting For Just $1 Million

Posted in Business, Science on 13th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

SpaceX has new rideshare satellite pricing starting at $1 million. This is a breakthrough in satellite launch pricing. A few years ago the cost was $20 million or more and even two years ago you might get rideshare for $5-10 million.

New Method For Better Early Detection Of Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

They hope within 18 months to two years to conduct first clinical trials in patents.

Next Two Weeks Will Show If We Have Global Pandemic Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

“The next two weeks are really critical to understand what’s been happening,” said Benjamin Cowling, head of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Hong Kong. We will see if coronavirus has outbreaks in other countries.

500 People Will Get Ten Day Clinical Trial For Antiviral Drug Versus Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine on 8th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Doctors in Washington State gave remdesivir (Gilead antiviral drug) to the first coronavirus patient in the United States last week after his condition worsened and pneumonia developed when he’d been in the hospital for a week. His symptoms improved the next day.

SpaceX Will IPO Starlink

Posted in Business, Online on 8th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

SpaceX COO Gwynn Shotwell says that SpaceX will likely spinoff the Starlink satellite network with an IPO. SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites with every Falcon 9 launch. They are four successful launches from minimum global coverage.