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Blood Vessels Incorporated Into 3D-printed Living Skin

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

It certainly would be great if instead of having to be harvested from a patient's own body, permanent skin grafts could be 3D-printed as needed. Well, we may be getting a little closer to that point, as scientists have now bioprinted living skin complete with blood vessels.

NASA's TESS Exoplanet Mission Widens Its Search To Include Alien Life

Posted in Science on 25th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

“We’re looking forward to working together as we try to answer one of the most profound questions about our place in the Universe: Are we alone?”

Millions Must Get Solar And Batteries Or Live Without Utility Power

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

The forest mismanagement means that many communities and houses are at risk of being burned. The electrical grid and growth around power lines has been poorly maintained for decades.

SpaceX Wants Unmanned Starship On The Moon In 2022 And Manned In 2024

Posted in Business, Science on 23rd Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Moon landing by 2024?

Pre-Cooler For Hypersonic Spaceplane Cools From 1,000°C In Less Than 0.05 Seconds

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

“This is a major moment in the development of a breakthrough aerospace technology which has seen Reaction Engines’ precooler tested at Mach 5 airflow temperature conditions, smashing through previous achievements at Mach 3.3 temperatures and paving the way for hypersonic flight."

Scientists Found New Antibiotic Molecules, Right In The Human Microbiome

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

We’re looking at “an unprecedented resource for drug discovery from within the human body,”

Lack Of Key Placental Hormone Linked To Autism Development

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new study suggests lowered levels of a pregnancy hormone can increase the thickness of these myelin sheaths, and increase a child's risk of developing autism.

How Sounds Can Help You Solve Problems In Your Sleep

Posted in Science on 19th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

55 percent more puzzles were solved if the subject had its corresponding sound played overnight while they slept.

NASA Buying Ten SLS Rocket Launches Through 2035

Posted in Hardware, Science on 19th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Next Big Future's opinion: The Lunar Gateway will not actually improve lunar exploration. It is a system designed to justify SLS.

Boeing Tapped To Build 10 Core Stages For Artemis Missions

Posted in Science on 18th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

When the SLS goes into service, it will be able to launch the 27-tonne manned Orion spacecraft into a translunar orbit as well as be able to put up to 130 tonnes (the equivalent of 22 elephants) into low-Earth orbit.

First "molecular Clock" For Kids Could Reveal Early Signs Of Autism

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

'This powerful and easy-to-use tool could be used by clinicians to identify why some children aren’t meeting early milestones and potentially diagnose children with developmental disorders earlier in life'

In China, You Can No Longer Buy A Smartphone Without A Face Scan

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Despite a outcry on Chinese social media, it seems unlikely that critics will prove successful in pushing against it/