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Sep 3, 2022

Dundee researchers hail Parkinson’s breakthrough

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, innovation

A team from the University of Dundee has designed a molecule that eliminates a Parkinson’s disease-causing protein.

Sep 1, 2022

MIT’s MOXIE experiment reliably produces oxygen on Mars

Posted by in categories: alien life, innovation

“It’s historic,” says MIT scientists.

In a significant breakthrough, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) lunchbox-sized machine has been producing oxygen from the Red Planet’s atmosphere for more than a year, giving hope of life on Mars one day.

Since April 2021, the MIT-led Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment (MOXIE) successfully made oxygen from the Red Planet’s carbon-dioxide-rich atmosphere, according to a press release published by the institute on Wednesday.

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Sep 1, 2022

Melanoma cure? Scientific breakthrough opens door to treatment for most severe form of skin cancer

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, innovation

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Sep 1, 2022

China’s top chipmaker SMIC just achieved an Intel-like breakthrough

Posted by in categories: electronics, innovation

Aug 28, 2022

Startup’s Hydrogen Breakthrough May Give New Life to Coal Plants

Posted by in categories: energy, innovation

Australian lab uses catalyst to generate 700ºC heat from hydrogen that could be used to retrofit power stations.

Aug 26, 2022

Emerging Tech On The Horizon

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, innovation

Emerging Technologies on the Horizon.


Sharing the 10th Issue of my Security and Tech Insights newsletter! Please check it out and have a great weekend! #security #tech #emergingtechnologies #cybersecurity #innovation

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Aug 25, 2022

Growing building sector carbon emissions threaten 2050 net-zero goal, report warns

Posted by in category: innovation

In the US growing building sector carbon emissions a threat to 2050 net-zero goal.


U.S. economywide greenhouse gas emissions fell 12% from 2005 to 2019, but direct emissions from the building sector were higher, according to an Information Technology and Innovation Foundation report this week.

Aug 21, 2022

We Have Ignition: Remarkable Breakthrough in Nuclear Fusion Represents a New Physics Milestone

Posted by in categories: innovation, physics

For the first time, scientists have confirmed a major breakthrough in nuclear fusion involving the first successful instance of ignition, the point at which a nuclear fusion reaction becomes self-sustaining.

The achievement, results for which have been published in three peer-reviewed papers, occurred at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) National Ignition Facility on August 8, 2021.

Nuclear fusion involves a reaction where at least two atomic nuclei possessing a low atomic number fuse together, forming heavier atomic nuclei. During such a reaction, differences between the masses of the reactants and products result from the difference in energy that binds atomic nuclei before and after the reaction occurs. This difference will either cause the absorption or the release of energy.

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Aug 20, 2022

Aircraft detection before radar, 1917–1940

Posted by in categories: innovation, transportation

Acoustic location was used from mid-WW1 to the early years of WW2 for the passive detection of aircraft by picking up the noise of the engines.

Passive acoustic location involves the detection of sound or vibration created by the object being detected, which is then analyzed to determine the location of the object in question.

“Imagine how techology we see as innovative today will look to people in the future”

Aug 19, 2022

This Wild Personal Aircraft Goes 155 Miles Per Hour and Does Flips on Command

Posted by in categories: innovation, transportation

Its creator Franky Zapata thinks so, as do the thousands of people who are likely signing up to test drive the JetRacer.

The French inventor and adrenaline junkie is no newbie when it comes to daredevil stunts—or wild inventions. A world champion jet skier several times over, his first invention was the Flyboard, a sort of jetpack/hoverboard combo powered by gas turbines. Next came the Flyboard Air, a similar device powered by jet turbines. Three years ago Zapata crossed the English Channel on a Flyboard Air; the journey took just 22 minutes, with a stop halfway to refuel.

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