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Nov 20, 2019

This Wireless System Can Power Devices Inside The Body

Posted by in category: energy

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Nov 20, 2019

Deutsche Bank To Replace 18,000 Workers With Robots

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Just fire everybody?

Nov 20, 2019

Physicists Claim They’ve Found Even More Evidence of a New Force of Nature

Posted by in categories: cosmology, particle physics

Everything in our Universe is held together or pushed apart by four fundamental forces: gravity, electromagnetism, and two nuclear interactions. Physicists now think they’ve spotted the actions of a fifth physical force emerging from a helium atom.

It’s not the first time researchers claim to have caught a glimpse of it, either. A few years ago, they saw it in the decay of an isotope of beryllium. Now the same team has seen a second example of the mysterious force at play — and the particle they think is carrying it, which they’re calling X17.

If the discovery is confirmed, not only could learning more about X17 let us better understand the forces that govern our Universe, it could also help scientists solve the dark matter problem once and for all.

Nov 20, 2019

Single $10bln Pentagon Contract Must Be Broken Up Between Multiple Recipients

Posted by in categories: computing, military

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Friday ruled out allegations of unfair competition in the awarding of a US$10-billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft.

“I am confident it was conducted freely and fairly, without any type of outside influence,” Esper told a news conference in Seoul, South Korea.

Formally called the Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure, or JEDI, the contract was awarded to Microsoft on 25 October, and the lucrative deal could span 10 years.

Nov 20, 2019

The UK Is Racing to Build the World’s First Commercial Fusion Power Plant

Posted by in categories: nuclear energy, particle physics, sustainability

What could the UK’s recent investment announcement mean for the future of sustainable energy?
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There are many directions we could go when it comes to the future of sustainable energy—but the UK made a bold move when it announced a huge investment (220 million pounds huge) in a prototype fusion power facility that could be functioning as a commercial power plant by 2040.

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Nov 20, 2019

Big star energy: record-breaking explosion recorded

Posted by in categories: energy, space

When gigantic stars run out of fuel they collapse under their own gravity and, in a last hurrah, send out a blast of light and matter in the most violent known explosions in the universe.

Now astronomers have discovered that these cataclysmic events, known as gamma ray bursts, release roughly twice as much energy as previously thought.

The rethink comes after an international team registered a record-breaking observation of the highest-energy radiation ever measured from gamma ray bursts.

Nov 20, 2019

The Architect of Modern Algorithms

Posted by in categories: computing, information science

Barbara Liskov pioneered the modern approach to writing code. She warns that the challenges facing computer science today can’t be overcome with good design alone.

Nov 20, 2019

University of Miami Researcher Develops Stem Cell Harvesting Technology

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

A University of Miami doctor says he can rebuild a whole jaw using new stem cell collection technology.

Known as the “MarrowMarxman”, the FDA-registered device was developed and tested by Dr. Robert Marx, who is a professor and chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Nov 20, 2019

Hope4Cancer Treatment Centers announces Eight Days

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, entertainment

…Hope4Cancer Treatment Centers™ announces Eight Days, a groundbreaking reality TV series that tells the stories of five cancer patients and their journey using alternative cancer treatments that are working. The first reality TV series of its kind, Eight Days, is set to premiere on the FYI Television Network on January 4, 2020 and will give viewers an inside look at what healing from cancer is really like, as well as highlight new integrative cancer treatment options.

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Nov 20, 2019

Nanoracks Books SpaceX Rocket to Launch Space Habitat Demo in 2020 (Cubesats, Too!)

Posted by in categories: habitats, satellites

Nanoracks wants to expand from hosting experiments on board the International Space Station to running their own mini stations built from used rockets, with a first launch scheduled for a SpaceX Falcon 9 next year.