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Nov 14, 2018

Cases of mysterious paralyzing condition continue to increase, CDC says

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

The number of children being stricken by a mysterious paralyzing condition continues to increase, federal officials say.

At least 252 cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention so far this year from 27 states, including 90 that have been confirmed through Nov. 9, the CDC reported Tuesday.

Most of the cases have occurred among children between the ages of 2 and 8.

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Nov 14, 2018

Double success, says PM Modi after launch of ‘Bahubali’ satellite

Posted by in category: futurism

Marking ISRO’s fifth launch for the current year, the communication satellite carries high throughput communication transponders in the Ka and Ku bands which can expand high-speed data transfer in the remote areas of India.

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Nov 14, 2018

Tesla confirms Model 3 is getting a CCS plug in Europe, adapter coming for Model S and Model X

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

After years of speculation, Tesla finally confirmed today that Model 3 is getting a CCS Combo 2 plug in Europe and an adapter is coming for Model S and Model X.

With growing third-party fast-charging infrastructure in Europe, electric vehicle owners are starting to have many options.

Tesla owners have access to those networks on top of Tesla’s own Supercharger networks, but they had to use an expensive CHAdeMO adapter, which has its own limitations and isn’t yet compatible with Model 3.

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Nov 14, 2018

Russia reveals nuclear spaceship that will fly to Mars ‘in very near future’

Posted by in categories: futurism, space travel

Russia has revealed a “spacecraft of the future” that could one day put humans on Mars.

Roscosmos showed off concept designs for the sci-fi spacecraft – but failed to say exactly when it would launch.

The spaceship is currently in development at Russia’s Keldysh Research Centre, which is racing to create the nuclear propulsion engine.

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Nov 14, 2018

An Extremely Rare Gamma Ray Emitting Neutron Star Binary Has Been Found

Posted by in category: energy

The VERITAS collaboration recently discovered a binary system with a very high-energy gamma-ray neutron star, the rarest and most extreme known object in the Universe.

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Nov 14, 2018

Reprogrammed cells could tackle brain damage

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Turning astrocytes into neurons improves symptoms in preliminary mouse studies.

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Nov 14, 2018

Lumbar MRI scan: What can it diagnose and how is it done?

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Doctors use a lumbar MRI scan to examine a person’s lower spine for problems. An MRI scan uses magnetic fields and radio waves to create an image of the inside of a person’s body. It is a painless and low-risk procedure. Learn more here.

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Nov 14, 2018

The Future of Flight: AI in the Cockpit

Posted by in categories: drones, military, robotics/AI

The U.S. military is investing billions of dollars each year in developing autonomous technologies that could enable planes, helicopters and drones to fly into some of the world’s most dangerous places, without a human pilot.


AI-empowered systems may soon allow autonomous flying machines to reduce the number of pilots and soldiers working in high-risk environments. Could these flying robots also be firing weapons? WSJ’s Jason Bellini reports, in the latest episode of Moving Upstream.

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Nov 14, 2018

WATCH: Astronomers spot two fireballs in skies over southern Spain

Posted by in category: space

ASTRONOMERS at an observatory in Central Spain said they spotted two pieces of debris from space falling over the skies of southern Spain yesterday (Sunday).

Scientists at the La Hita observatory in Toledo said the fireballs, one a comet and the other an asteroid, fell within around two hours of each other.

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Nov 14, 2018

NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, space

The US space agency believes it can put humans on the Red Planet within 25 years, but the technological and medical hurdles are immense. Current latest trending Philippine headlines on science, technology breakthroughs, hardware devices, geeks, gaming, web/desktop applications, mobile apps, social media buzz and gadget reviews.

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