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UK Doctors Can Practice Emergency Patient Care In Virtual Reality

Posted in Hardware, Medicine, Science on 1st Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Doctors in the south of the UK can now run through virtual reality simulations of emergency care for folks suffering from Type 1 diabetes, before applying what they've learned on real patients.

Solar Panels Of Swiss Insolight Achieve Efficiency Of 29%

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

While today’s rooftop standard modules typically show an efficiency of 17-19%, Insolight’s pre-production module has been validated at an impressive 29% by IES-UPM

Apple's AirPower Wireless Charger Is Officially Dead

Posted in Business, Hardware on 31st Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

'After much effort, we've concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have canceled the project'

BrainScope Completes Large-Scale Clinical Studies Of Concussion In Universities, High Schools And Concussion Clinics

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

BrainScope, announced that it had concluded both algorithm development and clinical validation studies in adolescent and young adult populations using its objective, EEG-based technology.

VP Pence Calls For Manned Moon Landing By 2024

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

Vice President Mike Pence asked NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to accelerate lunar exploration plans

Giant Megallan Telescope Excavation Is Complete

Posted in Hardware, Science on 28th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

The current construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope completed excavations for its foundations in six months instead of the planned 8-months.

Google And University Researchers Are Using Deep Learning To Discover Exoplanets

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

Researchers from Google and multiple universities have discovered two new exoplanets (planets outside our solar system) using a convolutional neural network dubbed AstroNet K2

Rotating Pulse Rocket May Find Use In Space Launches

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

Engineers are working on a revolutionary new rocket engine that can not only breath air while in the atmosphere, but can burn incoming air at supersonic speeds.

Hydrogen And Asteroid Impacts May Have Aided Life On Ancient Mars

Posted in Science on 26th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

Data from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover were used in a new paper studying how asteroids impacting the ancient Martian atmosphere could have produced key ingredients to life

Close To 10% Of U.K. Jobs At Risk From Automation, But It’s Not All Bad News

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 25th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

ONS forecasts that service workers, chiefly waiters and waitresses, retail inventory restockers, and entry-level salespeople, will be disproportionately affected; it reports that 25.3 percent of supermarket checkout jobs disappeared between 2011 and 2017.

Apple Debuts Apple Card To Transform The Credit Card Experience

Posted in Business on 25th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

iPhone users are already using Apple’s Wallet app, Apple Pay, and Apple Pay Cash: wouldn’t they like an Apple credit card, too?

China And Europe Hope To Be 15 Years Behind SpaceX On Reusable Rockets

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 9th Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

As the price leader, SpaceX will probably be getting most of the launch business in the future.