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China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

Posted in Software on 19th Sep, 2017 06:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese regulators have issued strict instructions on how Bitcoin exchanges should dismantle their operations.
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LinkSpace is a Chinese startup that will try to make reusable rockets like Spacex

Posted in Hardware on 19th Sep, 2017 06:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The Linkspace New Line 1 rocket will be a Small Launch Vehicle (SLV) designed for microsatellite and nanosatellite launches.
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+7

A Permanent Vaccine Against Tooth Cavity and Decay

Posted in Medicine on 19th Sep, 2017 05:54 PM
by Alex Muller
According to the latest issue of Nature, there's an urgent need for a vaccine against tooth decay
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+5

China to become artificial intelligence 'world leader' by 2030, sparks attention from experts

Posted in Software on 18th Sep, 2017 06:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China has vowed to become a world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030 in full force, in every layer of education system.
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+16

There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth

Posted in Science on 18th Sep, 2017 06:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The discovery of a rare gem shows that there an enormous water reservoir in the Earth's mantle.
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+14

Brain halves increase communication to compensate for aging, study finds

Posted in Science on 17th Sep, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Increased communication between distant brain regions helps older adults compensate for the negative aspects of aging
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+27

Light to purge defects from solar cells

Posted in Science on 17th Sep, 2017 05:01 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers discovered that shining a light on perovskites caused positively charged iodine atoms to disperse, and those atoms carried away defects in the process.
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+25

New drug effective against malaria

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2017 04:54 PM
by Alex Muller
Promising clinical trial results could give doctors a new tool against drug-resistant strains of malaria parasite.
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+26

Human brains connecting to the internet in realtime

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2017 06:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Biomedical engineers at Wits are connecting a human brain to the internet in real time.
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+29

Solar installations are growing faster than people realise

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2017 05:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Solar power is expected to grow exponentially as an important source to meet the world's energy needs, according to the CEO of panel maker RE
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+31

Study Investigates Vaccine and Oral Medication to Stop Alzheimer’s Before it Begins

Posted in Medicine on 15th Sep, 2017 01:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Testing a new vaccine and oral medication that could delay or prevent Alzheimer’s disease from developing in those with a genetic predisposition.
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+44

Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab

Posted in Medicine on 15th Sep, 2017 01:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A technology that could eventually see every childhood vaccine delivered in a single injection has been developed by US researchers.
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+31

Has Winter come to Bitcoin with exchange closures in China?

Posted in Business on 15th Sep, 2017 01:04 PM
by Alex Muller
It did take Bitcoin over 4 years to recover from a 2013 selloff from a peak of just over $1000. Bitcoin did not push to new highs until February of this year.
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+28

Parasite Linked with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases, Epilepsy, and Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 14th Sep, 2017 07:23 PM
by Alex Muller
About a third of the world’s population is chronically infected with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.
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+37

Solar Power Is Getting Cheaper, But How Do We Overcome Its Limits?

Posted in Hardware on 14th Sep, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of silicon-based solar cells has been falling off a cliff for years now.
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+24

FDA Breaks New Ground With First Approved Gene Therapy for Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 14th Sep, 2017 06:42 PM
by Alex Muller
'It was so improbable that this would ever be a commercially approved therapy,'
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+36

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