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Sep 29, 2020

Nissan’s Re-Leaf prototype is a mobile power supply for disaster response

Posted by in category: energy

Nissan’s all-electric Re-Leaf is an EV designed to provide a mobile power supply during disaster recovery.

Sep 29, 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator Glitch Creates Interstellar-Style Black Hole

Posted by in categories: cosmology, space travel

A void is consuming Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Sep 29, 2020

National Math and Science Initiative Appoints First Chief Development Officer

Posted by in categories: finance, mathematics, science

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The National Math and Science Initiative has named veteran fundraiser Laure O’Neal as its first chief development officer, charging her and a restructured fundraising team with diversifying the organization’s funding sources.

NMSI was founded in 2007 with generous support from the ExxonMobil Foundation, Texas Instruments Foundation and other corporate and philanthropic organizations. It continues to receive financial support from those and other organizations and is expanding its fundraising to more quickly reach additional students, teachers and school systems across the country.

“Laure brings two decades of experience in connecting corporate, foundation and individual givers with academic institutions and other organizations that support individuals and communities,” said NMSI CEO Bernard A. Harris, Jr. “I’m excited about the energy and expertise Laure brings to secure new support to reach more communities with our programs.”

Sep 29, 2020

Saskatchewan Celebrates Science During Global Biotech Week with Online Events and Activities

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, government, science

From the Science of Beer to learning about the benefits of GMOs; Saskatchewan is celebrating science with exciting online events and activities that showcase the province’s bioscience sector. Ag-West Bio, Saskatchewan’s bioscience industry association, coordinates events with the help of a local committee.

Ag-West Bio President and CEO Karen Churchill says amid the COVID-19 pandemic, biotechnology is in the spotlight. “Saskatchewan organizations in our research cluster have joined the global effort to develop vaccines as well as preventative and treatment solutions to deal with the virus. As a community, we should take note of the achievements of our local scientists and companies. Global Biotech Week gives us an opportunity to give them a (virtual) pat on the back!”

The Government of Saskatchewan and the Cities of Regina and Saskatoon have proclaimed September 28 to October 4 as Global Biotech Week.

Sep 29, 2020

Walmart Canada more than triples order of Tesla Semi Trucks

Posted by in category: transportation

/CNW/ — Walmart Canada is more than tripling its reservations of 18-wheeler Tesla Semi trucks as it drives towards its commitment to alternative power. Walmart…

Sep 29, 2020

Data Science to Accelerate Drug Discovery with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Says Frost & Sullivan

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, information science, robotics/AI, science

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Data Science Impacting the Pharmaceutical Industry, finds that data science tools are promising technologies transforming drug discovery costs, speed, and efficiency. When combined with other emerging tech areas, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies move…


Pharmaceutical companies and hospitals are adopting data science rapidly, and its application is going to be established in all branches of healthcare

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Data Science Impacting the Pharmaceutical Industry, finds that data science tools are promising technologies transforming drug discovery costs, speed, and efficiency. When combined with other emerging tech areas, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies move to the next phase of advancements. Hence, they are expected to witness adoption by pharma and biotech companies in the next four to five years. Further, with the COVID-19 pandemic, AI and machine learning (ML) can be used for drug research and clinical trials against the coronavirus to screen large databases and perform docking studies to identify existing potential drugs or design new drugs using advanced learning algorithms.

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Sep 29, 2020

Explore over 100 virtual events at the 10th annual Wisconsin Science Festival

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, science

Activities will include experiments, live Q&A with scientists, demonstrations, performances, podcasts, behind-the-scenes tours and more — along with up-to-the-minute information on what researchers are learning about COVID-19.

Sep 29, 2020

Soyuz 11: Disaster in Space

Posted by in categories: media & arts, space

Soyuz 11 was the only crewed mission to board the world’s first space station, Salyut 1. The crew, Georgy Dobrovolsky, Vladislav Volkov, and Viktor Patsayev, arrived at the space station on 7 June 1971 and departed on 29 June. The mission ended in disaster when the crew capsule depressurized during preparations for reentry, killing the three-man crew. The three crew members of Soyuz 11 are the only humans known to have died in space.

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Sep 29, 2020

Earth-skimming meteoroid dipped 56 miles into the atmosphere

Posted by in categories: asteroid/comet impacts, existential risks

A meteoroid skimmed Earth’s atmosphere for 19 seconds over the Netherlands and Germany. The object came in as low as 56 miles in altitude, covering a path of more than 466 miles.

Sep 29, 2020

Eating Food in Space

Posted by in categories: food, space

This is how Astronauts eat food in Space!!