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by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: The History Forum
Topic: Natural History (13.8 billion years BC – 3.3 million BC)
Replies: 42
Views: 14104

Re: Natural History (13.8 billion years BC – 3.3 million BC)

Plants evolved complexity in two bursts—with a 250-million-year hiatus https://phys.org/news/2021-09-evolved-complexity-burstswith-million-year-hiatus.html by Stanford University A Stanford-led study reveals that rather than evolving gradually over hundreds of millions of years, land plants underwen...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:34 am
Forum: AI & Robotics
Topic: AI & Robotics News and Discussions
Replies: 124
Views: 38615

Re: AI & Robotics News and Discussions

AugLimb: A compact robotic limb to support humans during everyday activities https://techxplore.com/news/2021-09-auglimb-compact-robotic-limb-humans.html by Ingrid Fadelli , Tech Xplore Researchers at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and University of Tokyo recently developed AugLi...
by weatheriscool
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: The History Forum
Topic: Human Prehistory (3.3 million years BC – 3500 BC)
Replies: 25
Views: 10513

Re: Human Prehistory (3.3 million years BC – 3500 BC)

Scientists find evidence of humans making clothes 120,000 years ago https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/sep/16/scientists-find-evidence-of-humans-making-clothes-120000-years-ago Last modified on Thu 16 Sep 2021 12.18 EDT From the medieval fashion for pointy shoes to Victorian waist-squeezing co...
by weatheriscool
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Alzheimer's and dementia news and discussions
Replies: 13
Views: 3989

Re: Alzheimer's and dementia news and discussions

Landmark study presents evidence Alzheimer’s disease begins in the liver By Rich Haridy September 15, 2021 https://newatlas.com/science/alzheimers-disease-liver-lipoprotein-amyloid-origins-dementia/ An impressive new study is presenting robust evidence showing the toxic proteins thought to be the ca...
by weatheriscool
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Space
Topic: Space News and Discussions
Replies: 196
Views: 55240

Re: Space News and Discussions

It is now official Inspiration4 is in a circular 585k (363.5 mile) orbit, after dragon completed it's two phasing burns. A Dragon altitude record, and the last humans were in orbit at this altitude was almost 22 years ago. (Space shuttle Discovery STS-103 - December 1999)
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions
Replies: 48
Views: 17891

Re: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions

Apple Unveils New iPhone 13, iPad mini, and Watch 7 By Ryan Whitwam on September 14, 2021 at 3:41 pm https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/326988-apple-unveils-new-iphone-13-ipad-mini-and-apple-watch-7 Apple has just wrapped up its fall 2021 announcements, and there were no major surprises. There are n...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Space News and Discussions
Replies: 196
Views: 55240

Re: Space News and Discussions

SpaceX Inspiration4 All Civilian Orbital Mission Could Launch Tomorrow September 14, 2021 by Brian Wang Inspiration4, the world’s first all-civilian mission to orbit, is targeted to launch no earlier than 8:02 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The crew discuss their mission from historic La...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Cancer News and Discussions
Replies: 55
Views: 17911

Re: Cancer News and Discussions

New gene therapy pathway could protect us from cancer and dementia by University of Sheffield https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-gene-therapy-pathway-cancer-dementia.html Researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered a new gene therapy pathway that has uncovered an important regul...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Superconductors news and discussions
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: Superconductors news and discussions

Towards more energy-efficient 2D semiconductor devices https://techxplore.com/news/2021-09-energy-efficient-2d-semiconductor-devices.html by Singapore University of Technology and Design According to researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), a recently discovered fam...
by weatheriscool
Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Alzheimer's and dementia news and discussions
Replies: 13
Views: 3989

Re: Alzheimer's and dementia news and discussions

New study identifies likely cause of Alzheimer's disease https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-alzheimer-disease.html by Curtin University Ground-breaking new Curtin University-led research has discovered a likely cause of Alzheimer's disease, in a significant finding that offers potential new prev...