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China’s 2 Megawatt Molten-salt Thorium Nuclear Reactor Has Start Up Approval

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Construction of the 2 Megawatt TMSR-LF1 reactor began in September 2018 and was reportedly completed in August 2021. The prototype was scheduled to be completed in 2024, but work was accelerated.

After Millennia Of Agricultural Expansion, The World May Have Passed 'Peak Agricultural Land'

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Several sources suggest that global agricultural land use has fallen in recent decades.

Evidence Suggests Giant Asteroid Impacts Created Earth's Continents

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers looked at zircon grains from one of the oldest surviving pieces of continental crust in the world, the Pilbara Craton in Western Australia, which started forming more than three billion years ago.

Researchers Identified Markers Of Chemotherapy Resistance And Outcome In Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have identified biological markers in triple negative breast cancer that are associated with resistance to chemotherapy treatment.

New Blood Test Could Stop One In 10 Cancer Deaths: 'Holy Grail' Trialled By NHS Could Save 16,000 Lives A Year.

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

The blood test aims to detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms. Hundreds taking part in the trial are already being referred for a scan as a result. The test, if successful, could be rolled out to a million people as early as 2024.