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Search to uncover genetic secrets of sarcoma

Posted in Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019 11:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Sarcoma Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership (GeCIP), aims to find answers to some of the most fundamental questions about this type of cancer.
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Advancing personalized medicine research with open access genomic data

Posted in Science on 17th Feb, 2019 11:47 AM
by AlexMuller
Since the sequencing of the first human genome back in 2001 rapid advances in technology have transformed our ability to gather and analyse genomic data.
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New drug target to control onset of neurodegenerative diseases

Posted in Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019 11:42 AM
by AlexMuller
UCL researchers have discovered a new checkpoint that prevents a certain type of cell death from occurring.
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SpaceX Orbital Starship Prototype Built By June 2019 and Orbital Launch Might Be in 2019

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jan, 2019 03:00 PM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk has tweeted that the first orbital Starship upper stage prototype should be completed by June 2019.
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Apple and Samsung Hardest Hit as Smartphone Production Falls But 5G Phones Could Save 2019

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jan, 2019 02:18 PM
by Alex Muller
Smartphone production in the first quarter of this year is expected to drop 19 percent as China and world markets slow.
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China Lands Chang'e 4 on the Far Side of the Moon

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2019 12:26 AM
by Alex Muller
A Chinese spacecraft on Thursday made the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon.
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Support for Human Gene Editing to Fix Diseases in Latest Poll

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2018 12:24 AM
by Alex Muller
There is about 70% support among Americans to use human gene editing to cure or correct diseases.
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Will Mimicking The Nervous System Advance Artificial Intelligence?

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2018 12:15 AM
by Alex Muller
Frequently reported advances in artificial intelligence make some people curious, and others nervous
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NASA Gives Us Sugar in Space to Confirm Building Blocks of Life are Everywhere

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2018 03:04 PM
by Alex Muller
“We don’t yet know whether life is common in the universe, but we’re pretty sure the presence of life’s building blocks is not a limiting factor”
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US Air Force Funds SpaceX Starlink For $28.7 Milllion

Posted in Business on 21st Dec, 2018 10:48 PM
by Alex Muller
The US Air Force is providing SpaceX with $28.7 million for Starlink satellite experiments and for exploration of military applications.
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SpaceX Starlink Mars Plans Will Become Unstoppable Within 4 Years

Posted in Hardware on 21st Dec, 2018 10:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk will not change his mind about his Mars plans.
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Microsoft researchers beat Tencent and Intel in autonomous greenhouse competition

Posted in Business on 16th Dec, 2018 10:11 AM
by Alex Muller
Microsoft Research have won a cucumber-growing competition held in autonomous greenhouses.
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Starlink Means SpaceX Revenue Might Be Double NASA's Budget

Posted in Hardware on 14th Dec, 2018 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Nextbigfuture has calculated how the Super Heavy Starship will make deploying the Starlink satellite network $1 to $2 billion cheaper to launch than with Falcon 9s.
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IBM Has Ten Artificial Intelligence Achievements and Predicts Three Directions for AI

Posted in Business on 14th Dec, 2018 06:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Dominant AI trends that will start in 2019.
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China Mission in Lunar Orbit and May Race SpaceX for Next Lunar Manned Mission

Posted in Business on 13th Dec, 2018 02:32 PM
by Alex Muller
China plans a permanent robotic lunar outpost in about 10 years. There could be European Space Agency partnership with China’s moon base.
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Apple will build a new $1 billion campus in Austin amid its ongoing U.S. hiring spree

Posted in Business on 13th Dec, 2018 02:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple announced it will spend $1 billion on a new campus in North Austin while also opening new offices in Seattle and Southern California.
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