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Nov 25, 2018

Physicists Made the Most Precise Measurement of Protons’ “Magic Moment”

Posted by in category: physics

For the research, scientists had to work with single protons.

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Nov 25, 2018

Susceptible to Heart Disease? Gene Editing Could Change That

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biotech/medical

Gene editing may be able to do what medications can’t.

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Nov 25, 2018

NASA’s Next Stop: ‘The Biggest Parking Lot On Mars’

Posted by in category: space travel

The InSight spacecraft is about to land.

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Nov 25, 2018

China’s destructive laser rifle has a half-mile range

Posted by in category: futurism

China has built the world’s first destructive laser, capable of setting clothes on fire and detonating fuel tanks- but it can’t kill people- yet.

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Nov 25, 2018

Elon Musk Denies That SpaceX’s Mars Colony Will Be a Ticket Out for the Rich

Posted by in categories: education, Elon Musk, space travel

As Mars colonization inches ever closer to becoming a reality, some have argued that the ability to afford a ticket to the Red Planet is a luxury afforded only to the wealthiest members of society. Billionaire Elon Musk has said it’ll run potential Mars inhabitants traveling with his company SpaceX hundreds of thousands of dollars to get there. But in a new interview, he rebuffed the assertion that a one-way ticket to Mars is an easy ticket out for the rich.

The comments were part of an interview with the SpaceX and Tesla CEO that will air Sunday evening in the final episode of Axios’ four-part limited documentary series on HBO. In a clip from the interview, Elon Musk hinted that advancements by his company for Mars colonization have been notable and said there’s a “70 percent” chance that he heads to the Red Planet himself.

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Nov 25, 2018

How high-tech toilets could soon be tracking your every movement

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health, mobile phones

The bathroom is arguably the last bastion of privacy, but soon a new high-tech lavatory could be tracking your every movement.

Researchers at the European Space Agency (ESA) and MIT have teamed up with sanitation specialists to create the ‘FitLoo’ which screens human waste for early signs of disease.

Data gathered by the sensors in the toilet bowl could be beamed to the users mobile phone so they can see how their health is changing or even directly to the GP so they could keep a remote eye on patients.

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Nov 25, 2018

Is it time to re-open the genetic modification debate?

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, genetics

The genetic engineering debate is heating up again, 15 years after mass protests curbed the use of the technology.

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Nov 25, 2018

The Disruptors — What will the doctor order?

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Could advances in tech and medicine provide the key to finding solutions to some of humanity’s most devastating diseases?

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Nov 25, 2018

Could we ever detect other universes?

Posted by in category: futurism

In another universe is there an identical you sat at an identical desk, reading this identical question?

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Nov 25, 2018

An intermediary between qubits provides basis for control and scaling

Posted by in category: quantum physics

Linking qubits via an intermediary protects quantum information for longer.

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