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by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Wildfire news and discussion
Replies: 82
Views: 26247

Re: Wildfire news and discussion

Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest unscathed by wildfire Source: AP THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park’s famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even though a wildfire has been burning near them on the western side of California’s Sierra Nevada for nea...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 22, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 494
Views: 99851

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

Second dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine increases protection against covid-19, maker says Source: Washington Post A second shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine boosts protection against symptomatic and severe covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, the drug company announced early...
by weatheriscool
Tue Sep 21, 2021 4:26 am
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: CRISPR & Genetic Engineering News and Discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 10521

Re: CRISPR & Genetic Engineering News and Discussions

RNA-targeting enzyme expands the CRISPR toolkit https://phys.org/news/2021-09-rna-targeting-enzyme-crispr-toolkit.html by Jennifer Michalowski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Researchers at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research have discovered a bacterial enzyme that they say could expa...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Physics News and Discussions
Replies: 50
Views: 17999

Re: Physics News and Discussions

Nano-scale discovery could help to cool down overheating in electronics https://phys.org/news/2021-09-nano-scale-discovery-cool-overheating-electronics.html by Daniel Strain, University of Colorado at Boulder A team of physicists at CU Boulder has solved the mystery behind a perplexing phenomenon in...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Physics News and Discussions
Replies: 50
Views: 17999

Re: Physics News and Discussions

Understanding photon collisions could aid search for physics beyond the Standard Model https://phys.org/news/2021-09-physicists-probe-smashups-future.html by Jade Boyd, Rice University Hot on the heels of proving an 87-year-old prediction that matter can be generated directly from light, Rice Univer...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 20, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: AI & Robotics
Topic: AI & Robotics News and Discussions
Replies: 126
Views: 41342

Re: AI & Robotics News and Discussions

Researchers developing fully autonomous robot chef https://techxplore.com/news/2021-09-fully-autonomous-robot-chef.html by Columbia University Concept rendering of a digital cooking appliance that boasts dozens of ingredients and a precise cooking laser to assemble and cook meals using digital recip...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 494
Views: 99851

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

Covid-19 Toll in U.S. Is About to Surpass 1918 Pandemic Deaths Source: Bloomberg The U.S.’s Covid-19 pandemic could surpass the number of dead in the 1918 influenza pandemic as soon as Monday, a milestone many experts say was avoidable after the arrival of vaccines. The U.S. has reported 673,768 dea...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Cancer News and Discussions
Replies: 58
Views: 19741

Re: Cancer News and Discussions

New drug slows the regrowth of tumors among some bowel cancer patients https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-drug-regrowth-tumors-bowel-cancer.html by University of Glasgow A new drug has shown promise in slowing the regrowth of tumors among some bowel cancer patients, according to new findings of...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:32 am
Forum: Military & War
Topic: Military & War News and Discussions
Replies: 40
Views: 14029

Re: Military & War News and Discussions

South Korea Developing Advanced Military Robots and Stealth Drones September 16, 2021 by Brian Wang https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2021/09/south-korea-developing-advanced-military-robots-and-stealth-drones.html South Korea is developing a tailless stealth drone similar to the Lockheed RQ 170 Sentinal...
by weatheriscool
Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Nanotechnology
Topic: Carbon nanotubes
Replies: 4
Views: 1841

Re: Carbon nanotubes

4 Inch Wafer of Trillions of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes September 18, 2021 by Brian Wang https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2021/09/4-inch-wafer-of-trillions-of-aligned-carbon-nanotubes.html Carbon nanotubes can be five times as energy efficient and five times faster than silicon. engineers at the Universi...