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ESA will fund ExoMars 2020

Posted in Hardware on 4th Dec, 2016 11:34 AM
by AlexMuller
ExoMars 2020 will send a rover to the red planet.
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New Portable Anti-Hypothermia Device Can Warm 5 Liters of Blood on a Single Charge

Posted in Hardware on 4th Dec, 2016 11:29 AM
by AlexMuller
Such a device could put a serious dent in the thousands of annual death caused by insufficiently heated blood.
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+18

Lack of sleep may disrupt development of a child's brain

Posted in Science on 4th Dec, 2016 11:25 AM
by AlexMuller
New brain scans reveal sleep deprivation damages children's brains more than previously thought.
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+14

Most US manufacturing jobs lost to technology, not trade

Posted in Business on 4th Dec, 2016 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
Increasing protectionism is unlikely to override forces of automation.
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+11

Moon village concept attracts worldwide support

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2016 04:08 PM
by AlexMuller
European Space Agency says proposals for permanent lunar outpost have generated international interest.
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+35

Western virologist hopes to test vaccine on 600 HIV-negative subjects

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2016 04:02 PM
by AlexMuller
The Phase II trial will determine the vaccine's ability to produce anti-HIV antibodies in patients who are not infected with the virus.
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+38

The causes of Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2016 03:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson's disease.
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+22

Europe presses ahead with Mars rover

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Europe will push ahead with its plan to put a UK-assembled robotic rover on the surface of Mars in 2021.
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+29

Parker institute working on Cancer Vaccine

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:15 PM
by AlexMuller
To defeat cancer, Tech Billionaire Sean Parker is starting $250 million project, which will focus on discovering highly personal tumor tags by using algorithms.
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+47

Possible sequence of arrival for meaningful antiaging therapies

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The full antiaging toolkit of the next few decades will consist of a range of treatments, each targeting a different type of molecular damage.
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+34

Tracking large neural networks in the brain by making neurons glow

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
A new kind of bioluminescent sensor causes individual brain cells to glow in the dark, giving scientists a new tool to track what’s happening in the brain.
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+32

European Space Agency tests the ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016 04:32 PM
by AlexMuller
The ExoMars mission lost its lander, but its probe is in great shape.
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+43

The UK is ill-prepared for the fourth industrial revolution, manufacturers warn

Posted in Software on 1st Dec, 2016 04:24 PM
by AlexMuller
The UK is ill-prepared for the next industrial revolution, in which robots and artificial intelligence will make millions of jobs obsolete.
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+45

Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016 04:16 PM
by AlexMuller
A German team wants to land a pair of rovers on the lunar surface to inspect the buggy left behind in 1972 on the last crewed mission to the Moon.
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+22

Google's training AI to catch diabetic blindness before it's too late

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2016 07:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The disease is treatable but only if it is discovered in time.
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+41

SpaceX Satellite net could start gigabit per second operation in 2020

Posted in Hardware on 30th Nov, 2016 07:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Initial prototype satellites are expected to be flown in 2017, and initial operation of the constellation could begin in 2020.
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+26

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