Monthly Archives: December 2021

The Latest in Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror – Critic Summary | Books

Monica Byrne’s Real Star (Voyager, £ 20) In his second novel, Byrne weaves three plots, each one thousand years apart. The last days of 1012 are described through the experiences of three royal siblings at the start of the post-classical Mayan era; in December 2012, Leah, a 19-year-old Métis American, …

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Dogs Reveal Scientific Facts With Their Own “Pawdcast”

Bunsen the Bernese and a retriever named BEAKER are the not-so-secret ingredients of a social media science experiment that got a lot of tails… er, tongues… wiggling. It all started when Jason Zackowski, a chemistry teacher at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School in Red Deer, Alta., Added a Bernese Mountain …

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For Weight Loss Resolutions Experts Suggest Finding A Lifestyle Diet Method

People determined to shed pounds in the New Year are faced with a bewildering array of fad diets and rapid weight loss programs. Those who evaluate eating habits and diets such as Intermittent Fasting, the Keto Diet, the Whole 30 Program, and the Mediterranean Diet would do well to keep …

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New method uses cameras to measure pulse, respiratory rate, could help telehealth

Telehealth has become an essential way for physicians to continue providing health care while minimizing in-person contact during COVID-19. But with phone or Zoom appointments, it’s harder for doctors to get a patient’s important vital signs, such as their pulse or respiratory rate, in real time. A team led by …

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dual wavelength method helps plastic repair itself | Dec 2021

SYDNEY, December 29, 2021 – Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have demonstrated a dual wavelength photoinduced approach to help 3D printed plastic cure itself at room temperature and without prior deoxygenation. The UNSW School of Chemical Engineering team have shown that adding a powder to the …

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Why we need a proactively anti-racist scientific method

As early childhood development researchers, we focus on producing science that improves outcomes for children of all walks of life. The Covid-19 pandemic and the national movement for racial justice have only made this work more urgent. Addressing the gap in opportunity for black children and other children of color …

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The team led by DESY is exploring an alternative method for storing hydrogen; Superlattices of Pd nanoclusters seeded by Ir

Researchers led by Andreas Stierle of the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) laid the groundwork for an alternative method of hydrogen storage, using iridium-seeded palladium nanocluster superlattices with cluster diameters of 1.2 nanometers. The team, which also includes researchers from the universities of Cologne and Hamburg, published their findings in the journal …

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2022 Science Fiction Fantasy Movies

Over the next two weeks, we will be previewing 100 of the best films of 2022. Today we continue with the best of science fiction and fantasy … Falling moon With: Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu, Donald Sutherland Director: Roland Emmerich Release Date: …

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SmartFlareTM is a reliable method to assess mRNA expression in single neural stem cells

One of the most difficult tasks in modern biology concerns the real-time monitoring and quantification of mRNA expression in living cells. In this regard, a new platform called SmartFlareMT took advantage of nanoconstructions linked to fluorophores to target RNA transcripts. Although fluorescence emission does not account for the spatial distribution …

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