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20th July 2019

Moon-forming disk discovered around exoplanet

Astronomers report, for the first time, detection of a moon-forming circumplanetary disk around a distant planet.

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11th July 2019

Two new antibiotics are effective against resistance

The discovery of a new molecule and subsequent creation of two entirely new antibiotics could help in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

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8th July 2019

Veritas Genetics cuts price of whole genome sequencing by 40% to $600

Veritas Genetics made headlines in 2016 by breaking the $1,000 barrier for whole genome sequencing. Now, the company is set to disrupt the genetic testing industry once again.

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8th July 2019

An automatic landing system for small aircraft

German researchers have created an onboard, automatic landing system for small aircraft. This can function without the need for any technology on the ground, and could lead to a new era of safer, autonomous flight.

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6th July 2019

Reforestation could capture two-thirds of carbon emissions

A new assessment of global tree cover has found 0.9 billion hectares of land available for planting forests. This could store more than 200 gigatonnes of carbon.

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5th July 2019

Breakthrough achieved with non-invasive brain-computer interface

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated the first non-invasive, mind-controlled robotic arm with smooth and continuous control.

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4th July 2019

Chicago-to-Cleveland hyperloop gets funding from U.S. House of Representatives

The proposed Great Lakes Hyperloop System could allow ultra-fast journeys at 730 mph and pave the way for additional routes throughout the Midwest.

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4th July 2019

New way to direct stem cells to heart tissue

Scientists have reported a new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue, using a designer adhesin protein.

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3rd July 2019

California company raises $35m for security robots

Cobalt Robotics, which builds indoor autonomous robots to make security and facility operations more effective, has just announced the completion of $35 million in Series B financing.

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2nd July 2019

Asteroid mining market to be worth $3.9bn by 2025

Ongoing and future space missions, rising investment in new mining technologies, and use of materials obtained from asteroids in 3D printing will drive the growth of the asteroid mining market, according to Allied Market Research.

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