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Nov 19, 2019

Here’s our preprint on creating glow-in-the-dark plants

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It is hard to find words to describe the fairytale feeling you get from being in a dark room with them. 1/6

Nov 19, 2019

Small Pocket Library Discover more Information about it here

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Strokes frequently devastatingly affect our hands. Presently, Stanford scientists are working together on a vibrating glove that could improve hand work after a stroke.

The most clear sign somebody has endure a stroke is normally some issue talking or strolling. In any case, another test may have a significantly more prominent effect on somebody’s day by day life: Often, stroke survivors lose sensation and muscle control in one arm and hand, making it hard to dress and nourish themselves or handle ordinary articles, for example, a toothbrush or entryway handle.

Nov 19, 2019

Getting fewer than seven hours of sleep may be aging you prematurely

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Chronic sleep loss could be linked to one sign of premature aging in the body, according to a new study published in Communications Biology. Using fitness tracker data, researchers showed that consumer sleep trackers can shine a light on the high costs of not getting enough sleep.

Nov 19, 2019

Bill Andrews — Turning Back the Aging Clock

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William Henry “Bill” Andrews, Ph.D. is an American molecular biologist and gerontologist whose career has centered on searching for a cure for human aging. Andrews is the founder and president of the biotechnology company Sierra Sciences. In 1997, he led the team at Geron Corporation that was the first to successfully identify human telomerase.

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Nov 19, 2019

Targeting Gut Microbes May Help Stroke Recovery

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Growing evidence from mouse studies suggests that a healthy microbiome might improve poststroke outcomes.

Nov 19, 2019

Is the universe controlled by gigantic structures?

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The idea that celestial objects exist within utterly immense cosmic structures is becoming inescapable.

Nov 19, 2019

Nikola Corporation to Unveil Game-Changing Battery Cell Technology at Nikola World 2020

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Nikola Motor Company designs and manufactures electric components, drivetrains and vehicles including the Nikola One and Nikola Two electric semi-trucks.

Nov 19, 2019

Cheers! Alcoholic beverages in space

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On November 2, 12 bottles of Bordeaux wine were launched to the International Space Station (ISS). These bottles are not intended for holiday celebrations by the crew, however (consumption of alcohol is officially prohibited in space.) Instead. the bottles are part of an experiment conducted by the University of Bordeaux’s Institute of Vine and Wine Science (ISVV) and a company called Space Cargo Unlimited to investigate if the aging process of wine is affected by microgravity conditions.

As novel as this experiment sounds, the Bordeaux team is not the first group to examine how alcoholic beverages age in space. That distinction is held by two whisky producers, one in Scotland, the other in Japan. In 2011, Scotch whisky producer Ardbeg partnered with Nanoracks to launch the first whisky aging experiment in orbit. When the samples were returned to Earth in 2014, a clear difference was readily apparent from the control samples that remained on Earth—and not for the better. According to an Ardbeg white paper, the aftertaste was “pungent, intense and long, with hints of wood, antiseptic lozenges and rubbery smoke.” However, Ardbeg was not certain if this was a result of the aging process or other extreme factors that the samples encountered.

In 2015, Japanese whisky producer Suntory also launched whisky samples to be aged on the ISS. One batch of these samples returned to Earth for analysis after a year in orbit, but another batch still remains on the station. Thus far, Suntory has not released any data from these experiments.

Nov 19, 2019

Poland Moves Ahead With $60 Billion Nuclear Power Project

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After at least a decade of preparations, coal-reliant Poland may be one step away from embarking on its biggest power project ever, with talks on securing the $60 billion in financing entering the final stretch.

Nov 19, 2019

Artificial intelligence is ‘enhancing’ healthcare: IHDpay Group

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Chun Yuan Chiang of IHDpay Group says artificial intelligence cannot completely replace the “high-touch” nature of medical care. However, technology can be helpful in diagnosis or in situations where patients have long, complicated medical histories, he says. Chiang was speaking on a panel with Jai Verma of Cigna International and Dai Ying of GE Healthcare.