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Venture Capital Accelerating And Shifting To AI And Other Breakthrough Technologies

Posted in Business, Medicine, Science on 18th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

There could even be a faster rush if there are breakout companies in each of the areas. Massive SpaceX success or other space startups could create a boom like there was in internet stocks. This could also happen in AI and antiaging.

Algorithm Identifies New Treatment For Neuroblastoma

Posted in Medicine, Science on 12th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Using a computer algorithm, scientists at Uppsala University have identified a promising new treatment for neuroblastoma. This form of cancer in children, which occurs in specialised nerve cells in the sympathetic nervous system, may be life-threatening.

Flue Gases Extract Methane From Permafrost While Reducing Emissions

Posted in Science on 3rd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

University in Edinburgh are looking at a way of extracting methane from Arctic permafrost in a manner that reduces carbon dioxide emissions.

Finding Over 100 Million Exoplanets By 2050

Posted in Science on 30th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

The cumulative number of exoplanets that have been discovered has been following power law scaling for the past 25 years and if this continued to 2050 then we would find about 100 million exoplanets.

Japanese Satellite Sets Low Altitude Record

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

The TSUBAME mission was designed to test the feasibility of placing satellites in super-low altitudes between 200 and 300 km (120 and 190 mi), where they can capture high-resolution images.