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Aug 31, 2018

Scientists Map Out How to Nudge Small Asteroids into Earth’s Orbit

Posted by in category: space

A University of Glasgow team explores the subtle art of capturing asteroids without killing everybody.

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Aug 31, 2018

Researchers Solve First Problem From Mathematical Physics Wish List

Posted by in categories: mathematics, quantum physics

Researchers have solved a problem related to the quantum Hall effect. It’s the first on a wish list of open math problems to be solved.

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Aug 31, 2018

15 Years Ago, We Sequenced the Human Genome. Now We Can 3D Map It

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Researchers have figured out a way to map the human genome in three dimensions, using enzymes to calculate a gene’s distance from a cell’s nucleus.

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Aug 31, 2018

Scientists Have Found Secret Tunnels Between The Skull And The Brain

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Did you know you have tiny tunnels in your head? That’s OK, no one else did either until recently! But that’s exactly what a team of medical researchers have just found in mice and humans — tiny channels that connect skull bone marrow to the lining of the brain.

The research shows they may provide a direct route for immune cells to rush from the marrow into the brain in the event of damage.

Previously, scientists had thought immune cells were transported via the bloodstream from other parts of the body to deal with brain inflammation following a stroke, injury, or brain disorder.

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Aug 31, 2018

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain

Posted by in category: neuroscience

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains.

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Aug 31, 2018

How L1 and L2 CPU Caches Work, and Why They’re an Essential Part of Modern Chips

Posted by in categories: computing, innovation

Ever been curious how L1 and L2 cache work? We’re glad you asked. Here, we deep dive into the structure and nature of one of computing’s most fundamental designs and innovations.

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Aug 31, 2018

A recipe for regenerating nerve fibers across complete spinal cord injury

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Scientists have designed a three-stepped recipe for regenerating electro-physiologically active nerve fibers across complete spinal cord lesions in rodents. Rehabilitation is still required to make these new nerve fibers functional for walking.

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Aug 31, 2018

Acer Unveils Absurd, Insane, Predator Thronos Gaming Chair

Posted by in category: entertainment

Acer is demoing an insane gaming chair / battlestation that’d be amazing to play with — if you could afford it.

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Aug 31, 2018

Our universe could be one of an infinite number of universes

Posted by in category: cosmology

We could be living in a multiverse with an infinite number of universes.

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Aug 31, 2018

Vietnam Opens Golden Bridge

Posted by in category: futurism

Cầu Vàng or the “golden bridge” is one of the most unique bridges ever.

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