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Mar 4, 2019

Exploring China’s latest space ambitions

Posted by in categories: solar power, space, sustainability

China says it is working to develop a solar energy plant in space that could one day beam enough power back to Earth to light up an entire city.

If scientists can overcome the formidable technical challenges, the project would represent a monumental leap in combating the Earth’s addiction to dirty power sources which worsen air pollution and global warming.

A space-based solar power station could also provide an alternative to the current generation of earthbound and relatively ineffective renewable energy sources.

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Mar 4, 2019

Dr. Dario Altieri, President, CEO, and Director of the Wistar Institute Cancer Center — Ira Pastor — IdeaXme

Posted by in categories: aging, biotech/medical, chemistry, DNA, genetics, health, life extension, posthumanism, science, transhumanism

Mar 4, 2019

Fifty Billion Planets In Our Milky Way Galaxy Are Likely To Be Free Floaters, Says New Study

Posted by in categories: evolution, space

Homeless free-floating planets are likely to be rampant within the Milky Way, says new study. Young, dense loose clusters of stars are pretty raucous places early in their evolution.

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Mar 4, 2019

New techniques let scientists zero in on individual cells

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, humor

NEW YORK (AP) — Did you hear what happened when Bill Gates walked into a bar? Everybody there immediately became millionaires — on average.

That joke about a very rich man is an old one among statisticians. So why did Peter Smibert use it to explain a revolution in biology?

Because it shows averages can be misleading. And Smibert, of the New York Genome Center, says that includes when scientists are trying to understand the basic unit of life, the cell.

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Mar 4, 2019

Artificial Intelligence: New Work Summit

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

At The New Work Summit some of the smartest people in technology across the country pondered how to make A.I. trustworthy.

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Mar 4, 2019

Specific nutritional infections early in life as risk factors for human colon and breast cancers several decades later

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, food

Infections with BMMF („Bovine Milk and Meat Factors ) in humans provide a clue, why the consumption of cow milk and meat correlates with colon and breast cancers.


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Division episomal‐persistent DNA in cancer‐ and chronic diseases, deutsches krebsforschungszentrum, heidelberg, germany.

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Mar 3, 2019

Scientists Find Way to Create Renewable Supply of Cancer-Fighting Cells

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Researchers at UCLA have made a major advance in the battle against cancer by showing that it’s possible to create mature T cells with important cancer-killing receptors from pluripotent stem cells. The results could be off-the-shelf T cell cancer therapies for people who need them.

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Mar 3, 2019

Imagine this: Your artwork 🎨 is one of the LAST things astronauts see before heading to space!

Posted by in category: space

Find out how you can submit original artwork for our Astronaut Crew Quarters, one of the places where crew members will spend time before heading out to the launch pad: https://go.nasa.gov/2TxmBYq

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Mar 3, 2019

Stay on top of the latest engineering news

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, engineering

A protein has been identified that once neutralized can see the activation of dormant stem cells.

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Mar 3, 2019

Can Anti-Aging Treatments Offer Abundant Life?

Posted by in category: life extension

Science seeks to fix aging and death. But a Christian vision of the good life might actually embrace them.

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