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Scientists discover revolutionary method of making advanced electronics with H20

Water is the secret ingredient in a simple way to create key components for solar cells, X-ray detectors and other optoelectronic devices. The next generation of photovoltaics, semiconductors and LEDs could be made using perovskites, an exciting and versatile nanomaterial with a crystalline structure. Perovskites have already shown similar efficiency …

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Scientists design method to prevent deadly hospital infections without antibiotics

A hospital or medical clinic might be the last place you’d expect to pick up a nasty infection, but around 1.7 million Americans do so each year, leading to nearly 100,000 deaths from complications related to the virus. infection and approximately $30 billion in direct medical costs. The biggest culprits, …

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Nvidia AI research brings science fiction closer to reality

We’re excited to bring back Transform 2022 in person on July 19 and virtually from July 20-28. Join leaders in AI and data for in-depth discussions and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Could AI teach multiple skills at the same time? Are immersive displays using holography closer to reality than …

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How Science Fiction Shapes Prestige TV

With storylines rooted in the Cold War or climate change or any number of other deep earth concerns, no less than four new series (and counting) boldly proclaim an emerging era of prestige sci-fi this season. Why this sudden burst? “Sci-fi has always thrived when things weren’t going too well, …

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New CRISPR method makes gene editing in insects child’s play

Insects have complex anatomical features due to which the process of gene editing in many insect species like cockroaches has always been tricky for scientists. But a study recently published in the journal Cell press reveals a promising solution to this problem. Conceptual image of CRISPR in cockroaches. Image credits: …

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Launch of the science fiction novel “When the Earth will be no more” on May 28

A spaceship with refugees from Earth slips into Jupiter’s orbit in a new SF novel (credit: MiblArt). Paul Awad and Kathryn O’Sullivan co-author of “When the Earth is No More” “When the Earth will be no more” is available in paper and ebook format. Husband and wife co-writers of a …

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Scientists create a simple and cheaper method for insect genome editing

Scientists have developed a simple and cheaper genome-editing method that can be used on many insects, raising hopes of applying the technology to produce more edible insects. A group of researchers from Kyoto University and the Institute of Evolutionary Biology developed the new method of injecting genome-editing tools into adult …

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Featured Computer Science Engineering and Research Students

Mechanical engineering students have developed LegUp, a robotic system with six legs that rotate simultaneously. After graduating this month, Subha Lal plans to use the engineering skills she learned at Cal State Fullerton to help preserve the environment and advance technology for a better humanity. . …

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Opinion: This Gen Z way of learning is superior to the old ways

I recently had to install a new printer and my first thought was to read the manual. My teenage son, of a generation born with phones in their hands, turned to YouTube instead. Guess who ended up installing this printer? There is a name for this concept: microlearning. We have …

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Felipe Escuerdo’s vision: luxury with a sci-fi edge

Architect Felipe Escudero brings futuristic style to luxury homes in Ecuador. With an imaginative, sci-fi edge, he has designed luxury homes, apartment buildings, offices and more, as studio director Felipe Escudero in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. The goal is to use design to bring “the human experience to the …

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Review of Anywhere All At Once – multiverse madness with meaning | Science fiction and fantasy movies

LJamie Lee Curtis made ‘internet feud’ headlines last week when she gleefully declared on social media that her new movie is ‘surprising all Marvel movies’. The theme of the multiverse Everything everywhere all at once actually gave Dr Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (which costs eight times as much) …

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This method of cosmic timing proposes to synchronize all clocks on Earth

Modern technology beats with a heart rate measured in microseconds. From global positioning systems to communications networks, it’s critical that every component falls into near perfect synchronization. Based on standards determined by a specialist working group, signals sent over fiber optics or down from an orbiting satellite tend to ensure …

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The Reverse Creaming Method, Explained

Rose Levy Beranbaum told Epicurious that she first discovered the reverse creaming technique in cookbooks designed for production bakers using high-volume recipes using large amounts of ingredients that don’t translate well in the home baker’s kitchen. A self-proclaimed rule breaker, Beranbaum began experimenting with the method to see if she …

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Revolutionary method uses solar energy to produce green hydrogen from water

A team of researchers from the University of Strathclyde has claimed that solar energy can be used for large-scale hydrogen power generation. Although hydrogen is one of the cleanest energy sources, even today most of the hydrogen we produce still comes from fossil fuels. A shocking report from the US …

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4 new sci-fi books will take you to another dimension

The Kaiju Preservation Society By John Scalzi (Tor, $35.99, 264 pages) When one of SF’s most bubbly writers decides to write a self-proclaimed “pop song” from a novel that’s only “meant to be light and catchy,” it’s hard not to hum along. “The Kaiju Preservation Society” is nothing more than …

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Grinding method could produce ‘greener’ fertilizer

A purely mechanical method can produce a new, more sustainable fertilizer in a less polluting way. This is the result of a method optimized with DESY’s PETRA III light source. An international team used PETRA III to optimize the production method which is an adaptation of an old technique: by …

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NOBLIS RECEIVES PATENT FOR A METHOD TO IMPROVE AI RECOGNITION OF LOW QUALITY IMAGES | PA

Algorithms enhance images and immediately evaluate them for accuracy RESTON, Va., May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Noblis, Inc., a leading provider of science, technology, and strategic services to the federal government, today announced the grant of U.S. Patent 11,275,973 for a method to improve images to improve the ability of …

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Tommy Lee Jones terrorized a classic sci-fi movie

By Nathan Kamal | 17 seconds ago Tommy Lee Jones is known for playing gruff and cantankerous characters in movies, and he does it very well. In fact, he’s got four Oscar nominations (and one win) that’s largely based on his unrivaled ability to play grindy in a way that …

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Partnerships support science, research exchanges between NPS and Norway > United States Navy > News-Stories

“Working together, sharing ideas and learning from each other is essential to achieving scientific breakthroughs,” Martinsen said. “So far, the two main aspects of our collaborative research at the Naval Postgraduate School have been one, the study of certain classes of mathematical functions which are among the most fundamental ingredients …

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Wizards, science fiction, 1980s

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is definitely the biggest release of the month, and is a huge piece of major multiverse history told in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios May is feeling unusually calm this year. There are huge mainstream blockbusters hitting theaters at …

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Scientists Advance Renewable Hydrogen Production Method

Perovskite materials could have the potential to play an important role in a process of producing hydrogen in a renewable way, according to an analysis by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Hydrogen has become an important vector for storing energy generated by renewable resources, replacing fossil fuels …

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DVD REVIEW: “DRIVE-IN RETRO CLASSICS: SCIENCE FICTION TRIPLE FEATURE” (CORINTH FILMS)

By Hank Reineke I admit to having a hard time understanding Corinth’s curious repackaging of three monochrome 1950s sci-fi films. Putting together this triad of films – all previously released as single discs from the label Wade Williams Collection – seems to make sense on a level. We will discuss …

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Dr. Mutsuaki Murakami publishes a new book on a new method of producing high quality graphite from polymers.

Japan, May 7, 2022, a book titled “”Research on The Development of Advanced Graphite Materials” has been published. The author is Dr. Mutsuaki Murakami, corporate engineer, and it is a unique book that summarizes the findings of his many years of research and development on graphite materials. Mr. Murakami was …

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7 shows like “from” if you like the sci-fi series

After ten thrilling episodes, the Epix series Since concluded its first season. The stars of the series Lostis Harold Perrineau as the sheriff of a mysterious town that traps its inhabitants inside. Catalina Sandino Moreno and Eion Bailey also star as Jim and Tabitha Matthews, a couple whose wandering detour …

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Electrochemical method of carbon capture

A good method of sucking carbon from atmospheric carbon dioxide (which is necessary to avoid further global warming), apart from tree growth, is “direct air capture”, which is being tested in some places . In this method, the air passes through chemicals that absorb carbon dioxide. But the challenge arises …

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Best New Science Fiction Books in May 2022

Idris, who has spent decades fleeing the horrors of his past, finds himself pushed back to the frontlines. As an intermediary, he could be one of the few to turn the tide of the war. Along with a handful of allies, he searches for a weapon that could repel the …

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Distributed deep learning method without sharing sensitive data

Data sharing is one of the major challenges of machine learning models. The advent of techniques such as federated learning, differential privacy, and split learning have solved data silos, privacy, and regulatory issues in a big way. In this article, we’ll look at split learning, a new technique developed at …

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BHU researchers find method to remove metal from water

Researchers from the School of Biochemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) have found success in finding a simple way to remove harmful copper, nickel and zinc ions from the contaminated water. The researchers prepared the mold in the study using Ganga soil from Varanasi ghat and bentonite …

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New method to measure chemical kinetics

May 5, 2022Reviewed by Alex Smith Led by the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), scientists have developed a new technique to quantify the chemical kinetics by imaging the development of a reaction at a liquid-liquid interface that has been fixed in a microjet laminar flow liquid. A flat jet …

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The Earma think tank will offer support on open science

Image: Grace Gay for Professional Research News Earma 2022: The European Association of Research Managers and Administrators collected ideas at the annual conference The European Association of Research Managers and Administrators plans to launch a group to offer open science assistance to universities, and discussed the idea at its annual …

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May the 4 be with you as science fiction becomes science fact :: WRAL.com

By Tony Rice, NASA Ambassador Like Luke Skywalker’s home planet”Tatooin“, the very real Kepler-16b orbits a pair of stars 200 light-years away. NASA artists had fun depicting an explorer standing on a terrestrial planet, but this exoplanet is probably a gas giant closer to Saturn. In the movies, Tatooine is …

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RTL Today – Evoking sci-fi scenes: Swarms of drones can now fly autonomously through thick forest

A swarm of 10 bright blue drones take off in a bamboo forest in China, then weave their way through crowded branches, bushes and over uneven ground as they autonomously navigate the best flight path through the drink. The experiment, conducted by scientists from Zhejiang University, evokes scenes from science …

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New method to obtain biomass from porous carbonaceous materials

A team of researchers from China and the UK has developed a new modified molten salt-based technique for obtaining porous carbonaceous materials from biomass, presenting a more practical method that can improve the commercial viability of molten salt-based processes. large-scale biomass. Their article is currently in the pre-proof of publication …

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All new sci-fi books are coming in May!

Head below for the full list of sci-fi titles awaiting you in May! Keep track of all new SFF releases here. All title summaries are taken and/or abstracted from the copy provided by the publisher. Release dates are subject to change. First week (May 3) eyes of emptiness (Final Architecture …

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Northman Director Robert Eggers Doesn’t Completely Count Sci-Fi

Of course, no director would outright close the door on a job opportunity before it even opens, but it’s always fun to speculate. That is to say, when Robert Eggers spoke to The Wrap about his future, he didn’t rule out exploring different genres. “I could be interested in the …

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Promising mRNA delivery method inspired by COVID-19 vaccines asks hearts to repair themselves after attack | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Representative picture (IANS) Inspired by COVID-19 messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine technology, researchers have developed a similar method to deliver genetic material to the body to repair damaged heart muscle after a heart attack. COVID-19 mRNA vaccines use lipid nanoparticles, which are tiny droplets of fat, to deliver mRNA to cells …

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Global gonorrhea testing market to 2022 – by type, application, technology, method and region – Rowelto Associates Industry – themobility.club

The Global Gonorrhea Testing Market Research Report 2022-2028 comprehensively studies the vital aspects of the competitive landscape, market dynamics, regional expansion, production, and consumption. The report provides information on key growth drivers, restraints, challenges, trends, and opportunities to offer a comprehensive analysis of the global Gonorrhea Testing Market. The report …

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Canadian Food Innovation Network Emerging Science Cluster

The Canadian Food Innovation Network (CFIN) is proud to administer the series of Emerging Science Research Cluster projects, carried out between 2018 and 2023, in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. The cluster brings together the breadth of talent and resources from the Government of Canada’s universities, colleges, food technology …

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BMW i7, the electric soundtrack of science fiction films

composer Hans Zimmer It won two Oscars for the soundtrack to Dune and The Lion King, but we still don’t know if that’ll be enough to convince motorists to buy it. BMWi7 rather than a competitor. Of course, despite having one i7 It will be a great musical experience, given …

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New Director for Louisiana Credit Union League, New Director for Emergent Method, Amedisys Promotion | Business

Red Stick Matt Rookard was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Credit Union League. Rookard replaces Bob Gallman, who retired in March after serving more than 40 years with the organization. Rookard recently served as President and CEO of the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority. Previously, he was senior …

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CrimeCon 2022: Think like a spy, CIA Carver method

CIA secrets, former technical operations officer Luke Bencie told CrimeCon 2022 attendees, can do more than protect US national security. Bencie, now an author and security consultant, explained that in fact, the techniques used by CIA officers to gather intelligence, recruit assets, and protect themselves from surveillance are applicable to …

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Movie review: After Yang is a poignant sci-fi drama detailing the human condition

After his more theatrical (and unrecognizable) turn earlier in the year in The Batman, Colin Farrel brings a more natural and introspective quality to After Yang, Kogonadapoignant sci-fi drama that evokes memories of His, Ex-Machinaand Blade Runner 2049 all along. An adaptation of alexander weinstein2016’s short story “Saying Goodbye to …

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New method could bring life-saving benefits of CAR T-cell therapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have developed a new treatment strategy that has the potential to bring the life-saving benefits of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR T) cell therapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia ( AML), the most common form of leukemia in adults. The method involves a combination of …

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Global acute lung injury market to 2022 – by type, application, technology, method and region – Rowelto Associates Industry – themobility.club

Market situation The report summarizes the COVID-19 regulations that apply to business operators, investors and disruptors. Because lockdown is done differently in different regions and countries, regional and sectoral impacts often vary. The research examines immediate and long-term market impacts and helps decision-makers create short- and long-term regional business strategies. …

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Computational Social Science Research Lab Launched in Singapore

Singapore, 27 April 2022 – Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have established a joint Human-Centered and Social Computing Lab to to build globally competitive research capacity for Singapore to address people-centered questions in human health and potential, and urban solutions and sustainability …

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9+ Sapphic Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

In 2020, Linda Riley created Lesbian Visibility Week (itself an extension of Lesbian Visibility Day, founded in 2008) for more time to discuss the L in LGBTQ+. As “gay” has become shorthand for the LGBTQ+ community as a whole, lesbian and queer women are also caught up in hateful backlash …

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REWRITING AND SCIENCE FICTION arrives at the Lilian Baylis studio in May

Choreographer Jonathan Burrows and composer Matteo Fargion have been collaborating for 30 years, slowly building a work that straddles dance, music, performance art and comedy. Rewriting and Science Fiction is presented on Thursday May 5 and Friday May 6 at 9 p.m. at Studio Lilian Baylis. The duets are the …

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The role of basic university laboratories in life science research

One of the biggest challenges for lab managers is learning how to budget for the equipment and infrastructure needed to conduct experiments. Specialized equipment, such as confocal microscopes, are expensive to purchase and maintain. Researchers, in turn, need to be trained to use the machines properly and collect good quality …

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Opinion: Passionate teachers can make any teaching method interesting | Opinion

Each teacher has a different teaching method. Whether it’s lectures, classroom activities, outdoor or mixed reading, there’s no doubt that some are more effective than others. But what counts more: the method or the passion? College teachers have a particularly important role. Unlike high school teachers, middle school teachers teach …

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Science fiction in a dream

Passionate about science fiction since his adolescence, Bernard Schlag likes to confront reality and fantasy through imagined or real scientific discoveries. A way of approaching human society and what it could become. Take part in: Bernard Schlag is not one of the rare humans to see tardigrades. Measuring less than …

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A TRIzol-based method for high recovery of plasma sncRNAs of approximately 30–60 nucleotides

Patients and ethical declarations We used 38 plasma samples from 38 patients, including patients with benign lung nodules and patients with stage I/II NSCLC. Clinical biospecimens were from the Johns Hopkins Lung Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) Baltimore, MD, and the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital Health …

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Global pharmaceutical quality control market to 2022 – by type, application, technology, method and region – Rowelto Associates Industry

Research objective The Rowelto Associates has published a market research report on “Pharmaceutical Quality Control Market” which provides in-depth knowledge and insights into market size, revenue, various segmentations, growth drivers, restraining factors and the regional presence of the industry. The purpose of the market research conducted by Rowelto associates is …

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Spider-Man Star’s New Sci-Fi Show Reveals First Look

Spider Man and Justice League actor JK Simmons has teamed up with stone castle star Sissy Spacek for a new sci-fi series. night sky features the two veteran actors as a couple who many years ago discovered a strange chamber that seems to lead to another planet or dimension. They …

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VSU Students Demonstrate Leadership in Food and Agri-Science Research

Published on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 09:51 Join AFP’s more than 100,000 followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple podcast, Spotify and pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net Three VSU graduate students, 26 undergraduate students, and 25 …

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Arts organization aims to bring black sci-fi genre to Mainers

A federal grant will fund a Maine nonprofit’s efforts to teach residents across the state a growing genre of black science fiction. The National Endowment for the Humanities announced this month that it has awarded the Maine Humanities Council $250,000 to teach people across Maine about Afrofuturism, a cultural movement …

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A researcher in optical sciences proposes a new method for measuring radio antennas

By Ryan Irene Cella and Paul Tumarkin, Tech Launch Arizona Thusday PhD student Joel Berkson uses a combination of laser projectors and cameras to create a 3D computer model of radio antenna surfaces. Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona Joel Berksonthird-year doctoral student at the University of Arizona James C. Wyant College …

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Power plants in space: how this sci-fi concept is ‘taken seriously’

Power plants in space sound like a science fiction idea – and in fact it is a science fiction idea: in 1941, the story of Isaac Asimov Reason describes a space station that transmits energy collected from the Sun to other planets using microwave beams. Today, the technology required to …

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New production method promises to end shortages of medical radioisotopes

A commonly used radioisotope, technetium-99m, used in medical diagnostics regularly suffers shortages due to its production in aging nuclear reactors that often shut down for repair. But an alternative technique for producing the isotope, developed by a group of researchers at the University of Tokyo and taking advantage of equipment …

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Thinking about transit through science fiction

April 21, 2022 Future Tense sponsors Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg at a live event for a conversation about infrastructure and imagination Here’s what the current US Secretary of Transportation thinks the future of mass transit might look like in 50 years: flying cars. Parcel delivery by drone. Net energy dividends. …

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Imaging method measures particle size and position with nanometer precision

Researchers have developed a new measurement and imaging approach that can resolve nanostructures smaller than the diffraction limit of light without requiring dyes or markers. This work represents an important step towards a new and powerful microscopy method that could one day be used to see the fine features of …

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Science fiction? | bloginfo(‘name’); ?>

April 21, 2022 0 comments By Constance Scrafield Like a prayer in the universe, a group of scientists are forging a path to the far reaches of our galaxy – the Milky Way – to establish a means of communication with other life forms in the afterlife. A supposedly “friendly” …

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How “Everything Everywhere All at Once” uses sci-fi in a new and thought-provoking way

For all its multiversal madness, Everything everywhere all at once feels like home. I was swept away by the rapid Chinglish (through Mandarin and Cantonese), the jumbles of pronouns in English (they’re homophones in Chinese), the repeated whispers 神经病 (shen jing bing) by the house’s scattered matriarch, Evelyn. Waymond’s baggy, …

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Pixar’s Lightyear director wanted it to be adult sci-fi

Let’s leave one thing aside: Pixar’s latest film, Light yeardoes not concern “the real Buzz Lightyear,” in the sense of a real human astronaut who inspired the beloved toy that co-stars in the Toy Story movies. Within Pixar fiction, Light year is a science fiction feature film released in the …

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IISc and ISRO develop scalable method to make space bricks using Mars soil

In an effort to help build a future colony on Mars, ISRO and IISc collaborated to develop a scalable new technique for making space bricks using Martian Simulant Soil (MSS). ISRO, IISc Also read: ISRO-IISc invents space bricks for lunar missions and builds structures on the Moon First reported by …

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A new method developed by researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology enables robotic vision to identify occulted objects

GWANGJU, South Korea, April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — When AI systems encounter scenes where objects are not fully visible, they must make estimates based only on the visible parts of the objects. This partial information leads to detection errors, and large training data are required to correctly recognize such scenes. …

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Bottom-up change: Political science research suggests more CRT bills could come to Washington next year

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. The barrage of new state legislation aimed at controlling how teachers can talk about race and gender has become one of the biggest education stories of 2022. But new research on the connection between local …

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Former Triple J Host Sally Coleman Launches Virtual Sci-Fi Band

Image courtesy of Sally Coleman Sally Coleman has launched a new virtual sci-fi group which she has dubbed “Australia’s answer to Gorrillaz”. The former Triple J Breakfast host called the project Big Sand. Big Sand features animated characters and a narrative set on a beautiful but harsh desert planet. Coleman …

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A new laser-based volumetric additive manufacturing method can 3D print glass in seconds

Newswise – Versatile and ubiquitous, glass is increasingly found in specialty applications such as fiber optics, consumer electronics and microfluidics for lab-on-a-chip devices. However, traditional glassmaking techniques can be expensive and slow, and 3D printing glass often results in rough textures, making them unsuitable for smooth lenses. Using a new …

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Sébastien Acacia releases ‘The Planet Nine Trilogy’ – celebrated by sci-fi fans as a must-have series

Critics hail an excellent sci-fi trilogy. A beautiful epic to save the human race. Readers travel through galaxies, but also through history and religions. Each volume presents characters with whom the reader identifies. Besançon, France – April 19, 2022 – Every year, thousands of books are published in the science …

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Dr. Melissa Clarke previews potential next vaccine method – Free Press of Jacksonville

By Rashad Milligan | April 16, 2022 – (www.rollingout.com) – Dr. Melissa E. Clarke is the co-founder of the Black Coalition against COVID, a lead member of the DC Health Department’s committee for the safe and equitable distribution of vaccines, serves as a medical advisor for the Leadership Council on …

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AI method learns from experienced personnel on solar perovskite production lines – pv magazine International

Academics from MIT and Stanford who have proposed a new production method for perovskite solar cells have also developed a machine-learning system that benefits from the experience of seasoned workers – and they’ve put it online so that everyone can use it. April 18, 2022 max room There is no …

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Practical method to determine the effective zero point of the depth of indentation for the continuous stiffness measurement nanoindentation test with the Berkovich tip

In nanoindentation tests14reduced modulus of elasticity ({E}^{*}) can be obtained as $${E}^{*}=frac{1}{2beta }Sfrac{sqrt{pi }}{sqrt{A}}$$ (1) or (A) represents the projected contact area, and (beta ) denotes a constant which depends on the geometry of the indenter ((beta =1.034) for a Berkovich indenter15). Generally, the contact stiffness (S) is taken from …

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Science fiction can become reality. Robots are injected into the brain to treat it

The idea of ​​injecting small robots into the human brain for therapeutic operations was science fiction, but it could be thanks to an American startup. In two years, Pioneut Labs plans to conduct its first human clinical trial to test small, injectable robots that can be controlled in the brain …

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Researchers develop method to make quantum dot LEDs from recycled rice husks

Every year, rice cultivation (especially rice milling) generates about 100 million tons of waste. The inedible protective covering of actual rice grains, known as hulls or husks, can be used in a variety of ways, such as making cement, but there is much more demand for rice than for husks. …

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Physicists design an accurate laser method to measure the drag of a baseball

Enlarge / Scientists have developed a new method to determine the aerodynamics of baseballs in free flight. Mike Kemp/Getty Images Baseball has long been a popular research topic for physicists, largely because of the complex aerodynamics of a baseball in flight. Traditionally, scientists have relied on wind tunnel experiments to …

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Science fiction in times of crisis

In 1968, Judith Merril and Kate Wilhelm planned to run an advertisement in a science fiction magazine with a list of authors announcing their opposition to the Vietnam War. But when they reached out to other members of the Science Fiction Writers of America to add their names, Merril and …

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A new method by which Tau kills neurons is identified

Researchers from The University of Texas San Antonio Health Sciences Center (UT Health San Antonio) today announced the discovery of a new mechanism by which diseased forms of tau cause neuron death. Alzheimer’s disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are among more than 20 disorders that include tau pathology. The …

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Quantum teleportation provides an express lane for data communication

Artist’s conception of an error correction protocol: photons affected by the environment are fixed and then used to carry the data that is teleported there. Credit: Maria Slussarenko Teleportation may be a concept usually reserved for science fiction, but researchers have shown that it can be used to prevent the …

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New method allows scientists to synthesize crystals in a way not found in nature

This triple-double gyroid is a novel colloidal crystal structure that has never been found in nature or synthesized before. The translucent red/green/blue balls show the positions of programmable atom equivalents (PAE), while the dark gray balls and sticks show the locations of electron equivalents (EE). 1 credit The new crystal …

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Tolkien on the importance of fantasy and science fiction

People sometimes despise fantasy – not the award-winning kind of metaphorical magical realism, but the kind of fantasy that has swords, sorcery and dragons. It is generally accepted that children can enjoy invented worlds, magical beasts and dark lords. But, when we become adults, it seems we should turn to …

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Bone Tomahawk Director S. Craig Zahler Announces New Sci-Fi Graphic Novel

Dark Horse Comics has announced an all-new graphic novel from Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99 director S. Craig Zahler. Source: Organisms of an Ancient Cosmos This new graphic novel titled Organisms From An Ancient Cosmos is written and drawn by Zahler and sees an alien spacecraft arriving …

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Mount Sinai researchers develop new method to identify and treat aggressive lung cancers at an early stage

April 11, 2022 – Mount Sinai researchers have developed a new method to identify aggressive lung cancers at an early stage and target drugs known as aurora kinase inhibitors to tumors that are particularly susceptible to answer it. The findings, published in Nature Communication on March 24, could lead to …

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Bulgaria to Launch AI and Computing Research Institute Backed by AWS, Google and DeepMind

Supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google and DeepMind, SiteGround and $100 million from the Bulgarian government, a new institute will open in Sofia, Bulgaria in September to advance cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) and general computing through open research. The Institute aims to establish a world-class research center, a tipping …

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Ayush Srivastava on his upcoming Blackwoods web series

Mumbai: Ayush Srivastava is undoubtedly one of the most beloved actors in the industry. He received immense appreciation for his web series LSD (Love, Scandal, and Doctors). Now, the actor is set to be seen in an upcoming ALT Balaji and MX Player web series titled Blackwoods. While interacting with …

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New delivery method improves CAR T cell ‘attack power’ against tumors

A cutting-edge cancer treatment that excites researchers today involves harvesting and reprogramming a patient’s T-cells – a special set of immune cells – then introducing them back into the body, ready to detect and destroy cancer cells. Although effective for common blood cancers like leukemia, this method is rarely successful …

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Case study from the Technical University of Denmark

High-performance computing (HPC) is a critical asset driving innovation across industries, and it has never been more evident than during the rapid development of vaccines to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. HPC teams are exploring modern approaches to running HPC to deliver innovations faster and more efficiently. Our HPC team within …

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The (science) fiction of human rights

At first glance, human rights are nothing like science fiction. Reports, campaigns and litigation address the very real world of wars and authoritarianism, social inequality, polarizing technologies, ecological collapse and other existential challenges to human rights. Thus fiction, and even more so science fiction, are often perceived as tastes outside …

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Human skin cells rejuvenated by 30 years thanks to a new method of reversing aging

Father Time may have finally met his match thanks to a new technique that appears to reverse genetic markers of cellular aging. Skin cells from middle-aged donors have been rejuvenated by 30 years, marking a colossal advance for regenerative medicine. The amazing achievement is described in the eLife review. As …

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ANU physicists develop the most sensitive method to measure the potential energy of the atom

Physicists at the Australian National University have developed the most sensitive method ever used to measure the potential energy of an atom (to less than one hundredth of a decillionth of a joule – or 10-35 joule), and have used to validate one of the most tested theories in physics …

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New investments in ocean research in Oregon | Local News

The Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) has awarded $1.1 million in public funding to ocean researchers to help Oregon better understand and monitor ocean change. The funding was made available following HB3114, which passed in the 2021 legislative session, and allocated the funds to the Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) …

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“Time jump” anti-aging method gives specialized cells a 30-year refresh

Through experimentation with a very promising anti-aging technique, scientists at Britain’s Babraham Institute have demonstrated a new way to turn back time in human skin cells. These cells functioned like cells 30 years younger, but in what represents an exciting advance in the field, they were able to retain some …

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NTU researchers devise a method to decide whether or not to take a sick day

As the rise of working from home blurs the line between work and private life, it has become easier for people to work while sick. But should you? Researchers at Nottingham Trent University who study presenteeism – working while sick – have devised a structured method for employees to determine …

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New investments in ocean research in Oregon | News

The Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) has awarded $1.1 million in public funding to ocean researchers to help Oregon better understand and monitor ocean change. The funding was made available following HB3114, which passed in the 2021 legislative session, and allocated the funds to the Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) …

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All new sci-fi books are coming in April!

Head below for the full list of sci-fi titles awaiting you in April! Keep track of all new SFF releases here. All title summaries are taken and/or abstracted from the copy provided by the publisher. Release dates are subject to change. First week (April 5) Our Shared Storm: A novel …

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Moon Knight Directors You Need To See Wild Sci-Fi Movies

Benson and Moorhead’s latest film, ‘Synchronic’, is what introduced me to their filmography, and it may have been what got them their ‘Moon Knight’ and ‘Loki’ gigs. Paramedic Steve Denube (Anthony Mackie) and his friend/colleague Dennis Dannelly (Jamie Dornan) discover a series of bizarre deaths linked to the titular drug …

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Jared Leto’s Most Absurd ‘Method of Action’ Stories, From Peeing ‘Morbius’ to Dispatching a Rat in ‘Suicide Squad’

It’s common knowledge that Hollywood actors, especially the truly successful ones, are all crackpots to some degree, ranging from the lovable Shailene Woodley to the outright criminal. However, no one currently working in Hollywood is so determined to let the world know just how utterly strange and, therefore, unbearable it …

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New non-destructive DNA method opens up opportunities

A new method of obtaining ancient genomic data without damaging source material has been developed by researchers at the University of Otago, creating new opportunities for museums and archaeological collections around the world. “Ancient DNA doesn’t have to be destructive,” says lead author Lachie Scarsbrook. “Our new method allows the …

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12 of April’s Most Anticipated Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books

It is sometimes difficult to organize. Every year I start with the intention of keeping track of new releases. And every month I forget what comes out that month. Now, some of these things are not my fault! It’s not uncommon for publishers to move dates, especially when it comes …

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