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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.

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.

Why Are Cancer Rates Increasing?

Posted in Medicine, Science on 6th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

There are now more people than ever living to an age where they have a higher risk of developing cancer.

GE Hitachi Starts Licensing Small Modular Nuclear Reactor

Posted in Business, Science on 3rd Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

They say it will be price competitive with natural gas. Small Reactor projects will be $1-2 billion instead of $10+ billion for large reactors.