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Stanford Team Develops Brain-rejuvenating Antibodies That Let Old Mice Think Like Youngsters

Posted in Medicine, Science on 5th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Researchers were able to improve the cognitive function of older mice after blocking a protein's activity on brain cells known as microglia

NASA Says Falcon Heavy+Orion Best Option For Humans On The Moon By 2024

Posted in Hardware, Science on 4th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA concluded that a mission profile in which Falcon Heavy places Orion, a service module,and an ICPS upper stage in orbit in a single launch may be the only option for a near-term commercial alternative for Orion’s first operational test flight.

Climate Change: 'Magic Bullet' Carbon Solution Takes Big Step

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Science on 4th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

A technology that removes carbon dioxide from the air has received significant backing from major fossil fuel companies.

Mars Methane Surge Spotted From Space

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

The nature and extent of methane in the Martian atmosphere is intensely debated. The gas is of interest because terrestrial methane can be made by life forms, as well as geological processes.

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.