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How Science Will Solve the Omicron Variant’s Mysteries

So far, panic about the mysterious new Covid variant has outpaced actual information. Here’s what scientists around the world are trying to uncover......»»

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More Companies Offer Fertility Benefits. It’s Only the Beginning

Employer support for staff who wish to freeze their eggs has great potential—but broader support for parents still lags behind......»»

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Welcome to the (Synthetic) Meatspace

Reactor-grown nuggets, human-edited genetic code, and new mRNA technologies could change our relationship to life itself......»»

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Think Climate Change Is Messy? Wait Until Geoengineering

Someone's bound to hack the atmosphere to cool the planet. So we urgently need more research on the consequences, says climate scientist Kate Ricke......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetNov 30th, 2021Related News

An AI Finds Superbug-Killing Potential in Human Proteins

A team scoured the human proteome for antimicrobial molecules and found thousands, plus a surprise about how animals evolved to fight infections......»»

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Meet the Cyberpunk Albatrosses Scanning for Secret Explosions

Acoustic waves can detect all kinds of explosions and volcanic activity, but it’s hard to place sensors at sea—unless you’ve got a bird with a backpack......»»

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Your Brain Is an Energy-Efficient "Prediction Machine"

Results from neural networks support the idea that brains use predictions to create perceptions—and that they work that way to conserve power......»»

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Hints of New Life in the Shadows of Venezuela"s Last Glacier

When ice goes, lichens and mosses move in and an entirely new ecosystem starts to take shape......»»

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Will Nathan Drake Make This Jump in the Uncharted Trailer?

Leaping into an airborne cargo plane might not be impossible, but the numbers have to work out just right......»»

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Are Instagram’s Aesthetic Moms Hindering Kids’ Development?

Taupe and cream nurseries are in vogue right now. They’re beautifully beige, but some worry they might be bad for babies......»»

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The UK Government Wants to Sequence Your Baby’s Genome

Genomics England plans to test out a program that will offer whole genome sequencing to newborns—opening up a Pandora’s box of ethical concerns......»»

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How Early Warning Systems Help Us Deal With Extreme Weather

As climate-related disasters increase, projects are being put in place to alert local communities to impending danger......»»

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To Help People With Long Covid, Scientists Need to Define It

Patients with the perplexing syndrome have reported 200 different symptoms. Researchers will have to decide which to study—and rule out......»»

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Austria’s Covid Surge Is a Warning to the World

As the nation locks down and plans a vaccine mandate, a bleak second pandemic winter risks overwhelming Europe and beyond......»»

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Can a Digital Reality Be Jacked Directly Into Your Brain?

The idea of a synthetic experience uploaded to the mind has been a sci-fi fantasy forever. New brain-computer interfaces are making it nonfiction—very slowly......»»

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NASA Really Wants to Slam a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid

The DART mission is scheduled to launch early Wednesday. It will crash into an asteroid to see if it's possible to deflect one......»»

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NASA Really Wants Its Spacecraft to Slam Into an Asteroid

The DART mission is scheduled to launch early Wednesday. It will crash into an asteroid to see if it's possible to deflect one......»»

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Humans Have Broken a Fundamental Law of the Ocean

The size of undersea creatures seemed to follow a strange but stable pattern—until industrial fishing came along......»»

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Researchers Want to Restore ‘Good Noise’ in Older Brains

Aging people lose variation in brain oxygen levels—a sign of declining cognitive flexibility. A new drug study probes whether that loss can be reversed......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetNov 22nd, 2021Related News

A New Theory for Systems That Defy Newton’s Third Law

In nonreciprocal systems, “exceptional points” are helping researchers understand phase transitions and possibly other phenomena......»»

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