Monthly Archives: October 2021

Neil Young’s Next Project Is A Sci-Fi Novel

Neil Young is a talented guitarist and fantastic songwriter, but that’s far from the extent of his creative abilities. His work as a filmmaker has been cited as an influence by none other than Paul Thomas Anderson, on the one hand. And his 2003 album Greendale has also been made …

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Speakers discuss de-escalation and behavioral science research as gun violence prevention strategies

In a Friday night conference, the president of Heart Alliance Evelyn Diaz and Professor Jens Ludwig, Head of Public Policy, University of Chicago, argued that behavioral science knowledge could be key to reducing gun violence in the United States by helping people defuse conflict. While rates of gun violence strongly …

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UCLA, Amazon partner to create a scientific research center

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Amazon and UCLA today announced a collaboration establishing the Science Center for Humanity and Artificial Intelligence, marking the tech firm’s first such alliance with a public university. Based at UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, the hub is designed to use academic research on artificial intelligence to …

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UCLA and Amazon team up for Scientific Research Center – CBS Los Angeles

WESTWOOD, CA ?? July 10, 2008. UCLAs Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science July 10, 2008. The engineering schools were named after Samueli after the co? Founder of the high-tech company Broadcom Corp. and his wife donated to both programs in 1999. But UC officials say they are …

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Beasts and Baseball: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

Lincoln Michel’s first novel, THE SCOUT CORPS (Orbite, 356 p., $ 27), mixes black, cyberpunk and sport into something both timeless and original. In the near and troubling future of New York City, where extreme climate change has made limbs cybernetic and genetic modifications – called “upgrades” – necessary and …

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Strengthening Health Data Science Research in Africa | New

October 27, 2021 — Researchers at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health are leading a new collaborative effort to increase data science research training opportunities in five African countries. They will work with colleagues from the University of Heidelberg to help develop a training center at the University of …

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NIH Invests $ 74.5 Million to Advance Data Science Research and Drive Health Discovery Across Africa

The National Institutes of Health is investing approximately $ 74.5 million over five years to advance data science, catalyze innovation and spur health discoveries across Africa. Under its new Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) program, NIH is awarding 19 awards to support research …

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Four sci-fi technologies that actually came true

RJ Pierce, Tech Times 25 October 2021, 07:10 (Photo: Getty Images) (Photo: Getty Images) (Photo: Getty Images) (Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images) A visitor watches the original Star Trek television series in front of a USS Enterprise navigation console screen during the Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds Preview Day …

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Social science and public policy research

The third eye of governance: rise of populism, decline of social research by Dr N Bhaskara Rao, New Delhi: Speaking Tiger, 2021; page 301, ??599, Paperback. N Bhaskara Rao, the author of the book reviewed here was a distinguished researcher in the applied social sciences in India, particularly in the …

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Telluride Scientific Research Center looks to the future | News

Telluride has long been known as a world class ski resort. This isn’t necessarily news or surprise to anyone at this point. But what many may not know is that the Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC) on its own has become world-renowned over the past 37 years. Through events such …

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Department of Energy to provide $10 million for environmental systems science research

News — WASHINGTON, DC. – Today the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced plans to provide $10 million for new grants to universities, academic institutions, federal research laboratories, and nonprofit organizations, in the area of ​​environmental systems science (ESS) research. Grants will focus on studies to improve the understanding and …

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Albright appointed Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Albright Scientific Research Institute

Ellen albright has been appointed Director of Strategic Partnerships for Pre-University and Summer Programs with Albright College Scientific Research Institute (SRI). SRI at Albright offers cutting-edge summer and extracurricular science programs for high school and high school students, who learn to function in a high-level scientific research setting while preparing …

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Department of Energy to provide $ 10 million for scientific research on environmental systems

Newswise – WASHINGTON, DC. – Today on US Department of Energy (DOE) announced plans to provide $ 10 million for new grants to universities, academic institutions, federal research laboratories and non-profit organizations in the area of ​​environmental system science (ESS) research. The grants will focus on studies aimed at improving …

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Radical Science Fiction, 1950 to 1985 by Andrew Nette & Iain McIntyre, eds – Locus Online

Dangerous Visions and New Worlds: Radical Science Fiction, 1950-1985, Andrew Nette and Iain McIntyre, eds. (PM Press 978-1629639321, $ 59.95, 224pp, hc) October 2021. Melbourne-based writer / editor duo Andrew Nette and Iain McIntyre follow on from their previous two PM Press volumes, Girl Gangs, Biker Boys, and Real Cool …

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Senior Crafts Science Fiction Computer Science Tales – News

October 15, 2021 Augustus “Gus” Saalfeld wants to give computers a better reputation in science fiction. The Carnegie Mellon University senior, specializing in creative writing and information systems, has been awarded an undergraduate summer fellowship to research and create compelling, accessible and philosophical fiction. Under the guidance of his advisor, …

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New Group of Natural Science Professors Bring Cutting-Edge Scientific Research and Education to USC Dornsife> News> USC Dornsife

Professors who arrived during the pandemic are studying cell function, genetics and symplectic geometry, among other topics. [4 min read] The faculties of natural sciences from all departments have welcomed new members who have arrived at USC Dornsife during the pandemic lockdown. (Composite: Dennis Lan.) A new group of natural …

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German scientists harness the power of photosynthesis for a new way to ‘breathe’

The injected green algae (green) are found inside the blood vessels (magenta) like a string of pearls. Credit: Özugur et al./iScience Photosynthesizing algae injected into the blood vessels of tadpoles provide oxygen to their brains. Leading a double life in water and on land, frogs have many breathing techniques – …

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Climate science research at UM, MSU receives federal funding through NOAA

Federal funding will bolster ongoing climate change research at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University over the next five years. Researchers at the two largest state universities recently received $ 5.4 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue their study of climate change. Federal grant …

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Celebrating 50 Years of Science Fiction at Georgia Tech

“Given Georgia Tech’s long-standing commitment to ‘Progress and Service,’ as stated in our school’s motto, I am not surprised that we were one of the first universities to embrace the serious study of science fiction through the media. After all, science fiction is the first form of history of the …

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“Just over a year ago, that sounded like science fiction”: How virtual testing and massive automation play into Dish’s network strategy

The ability to automatically, virtually and concurrently test new standalone 5G services, slices and software updates in the cloud is key to Dish Network’s network strategy and differentiation, according to Marc Rouanne, Dish EVP and Network Director. for its wireless activity. Rouanne said the ability to quickly test and certify …

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FYUP does not solve the crisis of funds in basic scientific research

Photo: IIT Delhi Some experts have written that the four-year undergraduate program could rekindle India’s dying entrepreneurial spirit. FYUP extends the current undergraduate program by three years and allows students to complete the course with a diploma, diploma, or honors. But this argument, the authors write, uses FYUP only to …

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5 potential science fiction concepts (theoretically)

Sci-fi novels and movies are full of wacky ideas and are often the starting point for an action-packed adventure rather than a serious attempt to predict future trends in science or technology. Some of the most common metaphors, such as speeding up a spaceship to fantastic speeds in seconds without …

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Scripps family donates $ 6 million to new marine science research center

A rendering of the Marine Conservation and Technology Facility on the Scripps Oceanography Campus. Rendered courtesy of Safdie Rabines Architects. UC San Diego announced the $ 6 million donation from members of the Scripps family to support a new facility dedicated to research, discovery and education in marine biodiversity and …

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NY Air Guard Prepares To Support Scientific Research In Antarctica For 2021-2022> Air National Guard> Post Display

SCOTLAND, New York – The 109th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard begins its annual National Science Foundation search in Antarctica by sending three LC-130 “Skibirds” and 184 airmen to the southern continent in October. The 109th Airlift Wing flies the world’s largest ski-equipped aircraft, and the …

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NUS launches groundbreaking materials science research center

The National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the Institute of Functional Smart Materials (I-FIM) – the world’s first institute dedicated to the design, synthesis and application of Functional Smart Materials (FIM). Co-led by Nobel Prize-winning Materials Scientist Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov and Distinguished Professor Antonio Castro Neto, I-FIM will be …

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from science fiction to scientific fact

“We can rebuild it. We have the technology. was a well-known phrase in the 1970s. It comes from long-running American TV series The Six Million Dollar Man, about fictional astronaut Steve Austin – “a barely alive man” – who was reconstructed after his experimental plane crashed. His right arm, both …

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Behind the Scenes of Sci-Fi Movies and TV Shows

Award-winning author Veronica Scott. Copyright © 2021 Roswell Daily Record By Veronica Scott Special to the record of the day I love getting behind the scenes of making my favorite sci-fi movies or TV shows, and this month I’m going to talk about three books I recently acquired. I think …

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X-Men’s James McAvoy Sees a Difference Between Sci-Fi and “Good Writing”

James McAvoy talks about his experience working on science fiction projects and why he sees a difference between science fiction and just “good writing”. James McAvoy has done his fair share of sci-fi roles, between playing a young Charles Xavier in several x-men films and portraying Leto Atreides II in …

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This robot vape for science

RESEARCH POINT 04 October 2021 A tabletop device that can “inhale” nicotine-laden vapors could help explain why some e-cigarettes cause severe lung damage. A vaping robot includes a vacuum pump, allowing it to “inhale” aerosols from electronic cigarettes Credit: Benam Lab of the University of Pittsburgh and Pneumax LLC Safer …

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Sony turns to science fiction for new ideas

What would you think of a mask that allows you to enjoy the synthesized smells of fine dining? How about a houseboat for people displaced by rising sea levels due to climate change? These are among the ideas that Sony Group Corp. has imagined, all based on stories created through …

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Five Sci-Fi Movies To Stream Now

October 22, 2021: a date that for many science fiction fans cannot come soon enough. It is then that those of us who will not attend film festivals will finally be able to watch Denis Villeneuve’s long awaited “Dune”, either at the cinema or on HBO Max. Amusingly, a few …

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Science-Fiction, Science Future opens at MOSH

The Museum of Science and History’s latest exhibit caters to both children and adults, using highly interactive demo stations highlighting technology just beyond the horizon, drawing inspiration from real science and science fiction. All around the exhibit you will find images from various science fiction films and franchises. You might …

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Promising Trends in Health Sciences Research at U of M Reflect Vision of Improving Minnesota and Global Health

The University of Minnesota successfully competed for more than $ 1 billion in external research funding in fiscal 2021, a first in the University’s 170-year history. This achievement was motivated, in part, by widespread interest, participation and investment in health science research. At its meeting next Friday, the University of …

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Science Fiction: Review of “Holdout” by Jeffrey Kluger.

Technical problems in space are an established theme in science fiction, as in Arthur C. Clarke’s 1961 novel “A Fall of Moondust”. Today’s stories need something more to give them tension, and in Jeffrey Kluger’s “Holdout” the added ingredient is politics. Resistant By Jeffrey Kruger Dutton 349 pages We may …

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Five Recent Sci-Fi Movies To Stream Now

Questions, Questions: At their best, sci-fi movies think and ask, then are so convincing that you forget you always wanted an answer. This month’s pick will especially reward viewers who have no patience for easy resolutions – or distinct genre classifications. ‘Blade’ Stream it on Netflix. Taiwanese director Cheng Wei-Hao’s …

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