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Jun 14, 2018

This conveyor belt can move in any direction

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Jun 14, 2018

MS: New findings may ‘prevent future loss of brain cells’

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Scientists have now identified a unique cell death mechanism behind the destruction of nerve insulation in MS, and an anti-inflammatory that blocks it.

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Jun 14, 2018

A Second Magnetic Field Surrounding Our Planet Has Been Detected

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Earth’s Second Magnetic Field.

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Jun 14, 2018

New Shanghai planetarium takes shape

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When completed in 2020, this will be one of the world’s largest planetariums.

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Jun 13, 2018

The Plague Has Been Reported in Idaho: Here’s What You Need to Know

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A case of plague has been diagnosed in Idaho, but you don’t need to cancel your trip to Boise just yet. This is not the first time plague has cropped up in the United States, and it probably won’t be the last. And officials know what to do when a case does pop up.

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Jun 13, 2018

How Much Longer Can Earth Support Life?

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Jun 13, 2018

How the Earth’s continents will look 250 million years from now

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Speaking of Pangaea, this video shows how the present-day continents came to be formed from the Pangaea supercontinent about 240 million years ago, then shows what the Earth’s surface might look like 250 million years in the future, if the tectonic plates continue to move in predictable ways.

I hope this explanation is helpful. Of course all of this is scientific speculation, we will have to wait and see what happens, but this is my projection based on my understanding of the forces that drive plate motions and the history of past plate motions. Remember: “The past reveals patterns; Patterns inform process; Process permits prediction.”

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Jun 13, 2018

Glass is the future of data storage

Posted by in categories: computing, futurism

Engineers have discovered how to make glass an information storage powerhouse.

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Jun 11, 2018

Bioquark Inc. — “Living Forever” — Future Sandwich Podcast — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biotech/medical, cryonics, DNA, futurism, genetics, health, life extension, Peter Diamandis

Jun 10, 2018

The asteroid rush sending 21st-century prospectors into space

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A race is on to mine billions of dollars in resources from the solar system’s asteroids, fuelling our future among the stars.

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