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DeepMind's Protein Folding AI Is Going After Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 22nd Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

When it comes to a new virus, without predicting protein structures we're basically fighting viruses and diseases as if they were the Invisible Man.

Coronavirus May Mean Automation Is Coming Sooner Than We Thought

Posted in Business, Hardware, Reviews on 22nd Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

The coronavirus epidemic is presenting us with ample opportunities for increased automation and remote delivery of goods and services.

13 Tech Solutions That Can Help Restore Earth's Biodiversity.

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

Borrowing tissue engineering techniques, Vaughan has figured out how to regrow 100 years' worth of coral in under 2 years.

12 Coronavirus.. What Are The Signs And Symptoms To Know About?

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

The NHS has urged people to stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as, if you have the virus, you risk spreading it to others.

11 Future Treatments For Alzheimer's Disease: Where Are They Headed?

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

Drugs already approved to treat other diseases are being evaluated for selective use in Alzheimer's.

Ecosia Is A Search Engine Alternative That Donates 80% Of Its Profits To Reforestation

Posted in Business, Online on 26th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

The unique selling point of Ecosia is that it donates at least 80% of its profits to reforestation projects, meaning that every search that is made on its website or app contributes in a small way to planting more trees.

SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Hopes To Massivly Outperform And Outprice The NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Rocket

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 26th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Elon has said that mass production will bring the cost of the Starship down to $5 million.

Neuroscience Has Discovered That These Two Brain Networks Are Key To Consciousness

Posted in Medicine, Science on 26th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Scientists are working hard to uncover the mystery of why we are conscious, with teams all over the world carrying out studies on the brain aimed at cracking the consciousness code.

Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency Of 47% Demonstrated

Posted in Hardware on 26th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

A new six-junction solar cell, developed by NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), converts 47.1% of incident light into electricity when combined with optical concentration.

Coronavirus Antibody Immunity Fades By 70% Within 2-3 Months

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Antibody levels found in recovered COVID-19 patients fell sharply in 2-3 months after infection for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, according to a Chinese study published in Nature Medicine. This raises questions about the length of any immunity against the novel coronavirus.

Airbus To Continue Work On ESA's Fetch Mars Rover

Posted in Hardware, Science on 17th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

ESA has awarded a contract to Airbus Defence and Space to go ahead on the next phase to develop the advanced Sample Fetch Rover.

Artificial Synapses And Living Cells Communicate Using Brain Chemicals

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

A new biohybrid artificial synapse allows living cells to communicate with electronics using electrochemical signals