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Sep 4, 2020

11 BILLION YEAR GAP: After mapping the night sky for 20 years, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey has filled an 11 billion year gap in our knowledge of the universe’s history 🤯 Via Seeker

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Sep 4, 2020

How This Lab-Grown Patch Could Repair Your Heart

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This “beating” heart patch could repair broken hearts via Seeker.

Sep 4, 2020

Farming Metal From Plants Could Be the Future of Sustainable Tech

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These plants have evolved to absorb metal from the soil via Seeker.

Sep 4, 2020

This 3D-Printed Bunny Can Infinitely Duplicate, Thanks to DNA

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This 3D-printed bunny could be the future of data storage via Seeker.

Sep 4, 2020

These Contacts Lenses Can Correct Color Blindness

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These contact lenses can help correct color blindness.

Sep 4, 2020

This headset lets you control your TV

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Don’t lift a finger — using only your mind!

Don’t lift a finger — this headset lets you control your TV using only your mind!

Sep 4, 2020

Most massive black hole merger yet puzzles astronomers

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The detectors have sensed dozens of such cataclysms over the past 5 years, but the one on 21 May 2019 was different. Not only was it the most powerful and distant merger ever seen, but the resulting black hole also belongs to a class of long-sought middleweight black holes, members of the LIGO-Virgo collaboration report today in two new studies. Puzzlingly, however, the two black holes that merged are heavier than expected: Their masses fall in a gap in which theorists … See More.

Sep 3, 2020

Fog catching nets could help solve the world’s water crisis

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These fog catching nets could be the answer to the world’s water crisis.

Sep 3, 2020

This Equation Calculates the Chances We Live in a Computer Simulation

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Sep 3, 2020

Glue Made of Human Protein Heals Wounds Faster and Better

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Another bit of science fiction is coming to life as scientists develop a highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue similar to the one Ryan Gosling used to seal his wound in Blade Runner 2049.

Surgeons use sutures, staples, and wires (sometimes in combination with adhesive substances) to facilitate healing of external and internal wounds. These methods, however, are not optimal, especially for reconnecting contracting tissues like those of lungs, arteries and the heart.

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