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Quite a number of people develop nearsightedness or farsightedness during their lifetimes. Nanodrops, a new eye drop developed by Israeli ophthalmologists, has successfully fixed corneas in pig eyes, and could...
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The Global Seed Vault at the Svalbard archipelago is about to get some upgrades, Norway announced. Almost a decade since the vault opened, it now houses more than 850, 000 seed...
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Can programming be a craft I was thinking about this as I was reading Matthew Crawford’s excellent book . Much like Crawford’s earlier work Shop Class as Soulcraft , he...
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Going to the Moon could have a huge impact on all of the United States other space missions, says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. He argued to CNBC that the...
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By combining the capabilities of a transistor with a memory resistor, researchers have created the memtransistor, which functions like a neuron. This device could help to improve computing, making it...
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Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau has already signalled that a key element to Tuesday s budget will be major investments to basic scientific research across the country and Canada s...
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TUNA AL GABAL, Egypt Egypt s Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo, the latest discovery...
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As you might suspect, there’s a fairly long safety checklist for sending humans into space. The more obvious items, like a functional spacecraft to get them there and spacesuits to...
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The announcement of Toronto being shortlisted in one of the most lucrative competitions in the tech world has sent waves across Canada’s largest city. Amazon looked at bids from 238...
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The Amazon Rainforest isn t just dwindling — it s approaching a crisis point. A new study has laid out how the combination of deforestation, climate change, and other factors...
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Welcome to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, where emerging technologies seem to be everywhere. South Korea is trying to use the event to highlight its leadership in wireless connectivity by...
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Data sharing business Dropbox Inc. on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to US$500 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The San Francisco based company, which started as...
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Image a is a cross sectional SEM image of the Li5La3Nb2O12 crystal layer and image b shows computationally simulated trajectories of the Li, La, Nb, and O framework atoms obtained for...
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This is a photo of the metalens made of silicon mounted on a transparent, stretchy polymer film, without any electrodes. The colorful iridescence is produced by the large number of...
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The United States told the World Trade Organization on Friday that Chinese internet access rules coming into force next month appeared to create significant new restrictions for cross border service suppliers...
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The arrangement of a city s streets and buildings plays a crucial role in the local urban heat island effect, which causes cities to be hotter than their surroundings, researchers...
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These Hubble Space Telescope images showcase 2 of the 19 galaxies analyzed in a project to improve the precision of the universe s expansion rate, a value known as the...
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A $1.2 billion global cooperative wants to hunt down the nearly 1.6 million unknown viruses on Earth in the hopes of stopping the next global pandemic. Scientists believe there are...
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President Trump has suggested violent video games could be linked to mass shootings, like the recent one in Parkland, Florida. The literature suggests otherwise. Last week, 17 people were killed...
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At CERN, particle collision experiments frequently produce antimatter, which explodes at contact with its matter counterpart. In a new project, researchers are working to transport antimatter for the first time....