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Feb 25, 2024

Super-speedy sequencing puts genomic diagnosis in the fast lane

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Streamlined workflows for DNA and RNA sequencing are helping clinicians to deliver prompt, targeted care to people in days — or even hours.

Feb 25, 2024

Is Low LDL Bad For The Epigenetic Pace of Aging?

Posted by in categories: genetics, life extension

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Feb 25, 2024

Newly-Found Cyberattack Can Set Your Smartphone on Fire: Here’s How

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, mobile phones

Security experts at the University of Florida, in collaboration with CertiK, a security audit company, have uncovered a potential cybersecurity threat that could result in smartphones catching fire when placed on wireless chargers.

According to TechXplore, this discovery highlights vulnerabilities in the Qi communication-based feedback control system used in inductive chargers, which wirelessly transfer energy to devices through electromagnetic fields.

Feb 25, 2024

Nvidia Is Now a $2 Trillion-Dollar Company Thanks to AI Dominance

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Nvidia becomes the latest US company to reach the $2 trillion market cap, following Microsoft and Apple.

Feb 25, 2024

SpaceX to launch 24 Starlink satellites from Florida on Sunday

Posted by in categories: internet, satellites

Liftoff is scheduled for 4:34 p.m. ET on Sunday (Feb. 25).

Feb 25, 2024

Third Time’s a Charm — Lunar Library Successfully Lands on the Moon — Backup of Human Civilization Will Last for Up To Billions of Years

Posted by in category: space

Could we disregard author rights for the sake of putting civ backup?

And put a lot more or at least more chosen pieces (but what to choose)?

We are thrilled to announce that on February 22, 2024, our third attempt to land the Arch Mission Foundation’s 30 million page Lunar Library on the Moon has succeeded!

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Feb 25, 2024

Nvidia Stock Surge Causes $3 Billion Loss for Short Sellers

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

The surge in Nvidia Corp. shares on Thursday has left short sellers with about $3 billion in paper losses, according to an analysis by S3 Partners LLC, which called it an “AI generated nightmare” for bearish traders.

Feb 25, 2024

Copilot Evaluation Harness: Evaluating LLM-Guided Software Programming

Posted by in category: futurism

Join the discussion on this paper page.

Feb 25, 2024

See Varda Space’s private in-space manufacturing capsule’s historic return to Earth in photos

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, engineering, space travel

Varda plans to pioneer the use of orbital manufacturing spacecraft such as this capsule to open unique pathways for engineering materials in space. “Processing materials in microgravity, or the near-weightless conditions found in space, offers a unique environment not available through terrestrial processing,” the company’s website states.

Related: Private Varda Space capsule returns to Earth with space-grown antiviral drug aboard

The recovery made Varda only the third private company to recover an intact spacecraft from orbit, after SpaceX and Boeing.

Feb 25, 2024

Officials warn of ‘environmental disaster’ after attack on cargo ship in Red Sea causes oil slick

Posted by in category: military

An attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels on a Belize-flagged ship earlier this month caused an 18-mile (29-kilometer) oil slick, the U.S. military said Saturday. It also warned of the danger of a spill from the vessel’s cargo of fertilizer.

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