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Feb 3, 2018

‘Game Changer’: Maya Cities Unearthed In Guatemala Forest Using Lasers

Posted by in categories: food, military

The technology provides them with an unprecedented view into how the ancient civilization worked and lived, revealing almost industrial agricultural infrastructure and new insights into warfare.

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Feb 3, 2018

Physicists Spot Evidence of ‘Odderon’ First Predicted in the 1970s

Posted by in category: physics

Scientists have uncovered some preliminary evidence for a nuclear physics effect first predicted back in the 1970s. The physics universe you’re about to enter into in order to understand it is especially mind-bending.

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Feb 3, 2018

Why I Spent A Week Without My Phone … — By Gigi Falk | Thrive Global

Posted by in categories: computing, evolution, fun

“My phone habits are, I’d like to think, better than most. I seldom take my phone out in company and it’s a rare site to see me scrolling through social media. But when I’m walking to or from work, standing in an elevator, or eating by myself, I’ll often be checking emails, texting friends, or reading articles.”

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Feb 3, 2018

Hubble’s Majestic Spiral in Pegasus | NASA

Posted by in categories: science, space

“This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a spiral galaxy known as NGC 7331. First spotted by the prolific galaxy hunter William Herschel in 1784, NGC 7331 is located about 45 million light-years away in the constellation of Pegasus (the Winged Horse). Facing us partially edge-on, the galaxy showcases its beautiful arms, which swirl like a whirlpool around its bright central region.”

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Feb 3, 2018

Renewables Overtake Coal in Supplying European Electricity | UNFCCC

Posted by in categories: energy, environmental, governance

“A new analysis by Sandbag and Agora Energiewende shows that the European Union generated more electricity from renewable sources such as wind, solar and biomass than coal in 2017, with renewables accounting for over 30% of Europe’s electricity for the first time.”

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Feb 3, 2018

UN Calls on Investors to Align Portfolios with Paris Agreement | UNFCCC

Posted by in categories: business, environmental, finance

“Greater ambition to divest from fossil fuel investments and consistent climate action is needed from the global investor community to accelerate the move towards a low-carbon economy and a climate-resilient future, top UN officials said at a major investor summit in New York this week.”

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Feb 3, 2018

Will the Future Be Human?

Posted by in categories: entertainment, futurism

“For 4 Billion Years Nothing Has Changed in the Rules of the Game of Life. That is Ending.”

~ Yuval Harari

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Feb 3, 2018

Evolving Humanity through Smart Clothing

Posted by in category: futurism

We’re integrating technology into everyday apparel – creating a continuous digital presence to better connect, enhance, and protect humanity.

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Feb 3, 2018

Cancer Vaccine Eradicates Tumors in Mice

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Last year, we talked about a new cancer “vaccine” currently in clinical trials in an article here, and now a second cancer vaccine is capturing media interest due to impressive results in the lab. The new therapy is now in human clinical trials for lymphoma patients.

Researchers at Stanford Medicine have found that injecting two immune system stimulating agents directly into a solid tumor can eradicate the tumor completely. The treatment is also able to destroy distant metastases that have not been directly treated themselves.

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Feb 3, 2018

If Elon Musk is to colonise Mars, he’ll need to recruit a crew of genetically-modified humans

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, genetics, space

People who live on Mars may need to be genetically altered to be resistant to radiation. And while it might seem a long way off, research is already underway to work out how this can be done.

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