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Nov 12, 2018

Space photos show smoke smothering a burning California

Posted by in category: space

This deadly fire season continues.

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Nov 12, 2018

UK companies microchip employees, sparking fears from unions

Posted by in categories: business, computing

Microchips could be implanted into employees of UK firms to track worker efficiencies.

Business.

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Nov 12, 2018

Physicists wrangled electrons into a quantum fractal

Posted by in category: quantum physics

The tiny, repeating structure could reveal weird behavior of electrons in fractional dimensions.

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Nov 12, 2018

Huge Rockets Require Huge Lifts

Posted by in category: space travel

To get to the Moon, Mars and beyond: we’re going to need a bigger boat. NASA’s Space Launch System, or SLS, will be the largest rocket ever assembled. So how do you build a rocket of unprecedented size? Find out: https:// go.nasa.gov/ 2FiWoam.

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Nov 12, 2018

What if the Placebo Effect Isn’t a Trick?

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

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New research is zeroing in on a biochemical basis for the placebo effect — possibly opening a Pandora’s box for Western medicine.

Credit Credit Photo illustration by Paul Sahre.

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Nov 12, 2018

This Is How The Genius Elon Musk Will Give Free WiFi To The Entire Planet

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, internet, satellites, sustainability

The very same guy, who invented PayPal, created the Tesla Cars, plans to create “SolarCities” and developed cars that will make money for you when you don’t use them, has ANOTHER brilliant idea. Elon Musk plans to launch 4,000 low-orbit satellites in order to give free internet access worldwide, two of them has already been launched a month ago.

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Nov 12, 2018

The Risk That Ebola Will Spread to Uganda Is Now ‘Very High’

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health

With the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continuing to spread, neighboring Uganda deploys its health care defenses.

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Nov 12, 2018

Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger

Posted by in category: law

Motivational speaker Emile Ratelband compares bid to alter age to gender change.

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Nov 12, 2018

How Bill Gates Aims to Save $233 Billion

Posted by in categories: business, innovation

Bill Gates thinks toilets are a serious business, and he’s betting big that a reinvention of this most essential of conveniences can save a half million lives and deliver $200 billion-plus in savings.

The billionaire philanthropist, whose Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation spent $200 million over seven years funding sanitation research, showcased some 20 novel toilet and sludge-processing designs that eliminate harmful pathogens and convert bodily waste into clean water and fertilizer.

“The technologies you’ll see here are the most significant advances in sanitation in nearly 200 years,” Gates, 63, told the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing on Tuesday.

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Nov 11, 2018

Rocket Lab Completes First Commercial Launch of Its Electron Rocket

Posted by in category: satellites

U.S.-based aerospace manufacturer Rocket Lab completed its first successful commercial launch on Saturday, sending seven spacecraft including “six tiny satellites and a drag sail demonstrator” into orbit aboard a relatively small Electron rocket designed primarily for smallsats and cubesats, Spaceflight Now reported.

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