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How to Use a Super-Intense Laser to Kick an Electron out of a Molecule

By firing pulses quintillionths of a second long, physicists study the fleeting motion of an electron leaving two bonded atoms......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetNov 18th, 2022Related News

Diverse Teams Are Needed to Save the Planet

Bringing people with a range of perspectives to the table is the quickest way to solve difficult problems, experts tell WIRED Impact......»»

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Vertical Farming Needs to Grow More Than Salad

Indoor agriculture promises to massively reduce the water and land needed to support crops. But at the moment, it only works for a tiny percentage of foods......»»

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This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year

British startup Shellworks is fed up with waste, so it created a vegan material that can be turned into compost......»»

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Bureaucracy Is Blocking the Green Energy Revolution

Greg Jackson, CEO of Octopus Energy, tells WIRED Impact that red tape is causing “disastrous” delays to sustainable energy projects......»»

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A Lab-Grown-Meat Startup Gets the FDA’s Stamp of Approval

The US regulatory body has signed off on Upside Foods’ cultivated meat—but the company is still figuring out how to make enough of it to sell......»»

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Telehealth Sites Put Addiction Patient Data at Risk

New research found pervasive use of tracking tech on substance-abuse-focused health care websites, potentially endangering users in a post-Roe world......»»

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For Alzheimer’s Scientists, the Amyloid Debate Has No Easy Answers

For years, potential therapies that attack this brain protein have failed to help patients in clinical trials. Now—surprisingly—a new drug shows promise......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetNov 18th, 2022Related News

Welcome to COP27. Thank You for Not Protesting

At this year’s UN climate conference in Egypt, activists are unable to demonstrate without permission, limiting their ability to voice criticism of the COP......»»

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NASA’s Huge SLS Rocket Finally Launches the Artemis 1 Moon Mission

For the first time since the Apollo era, the agency is preparing for crewed visits to our lunar neighbor. Missions with astronauts are next......»»

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Europe’s Cities Are Getting More Crowded—That’s a Good Thing

The sprawling mass of suburbia has been a disaster for the environment. But now smaller, denser cities herald a renaissance in city living......»»

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Your Phone Can Determine If a Bridge Is Busted

Any smartphone in any car can pick up a span’s unique vibrations. Tracking how that changes over time reveals hidden structural problems......»»

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The $6 Billion Shot at Making New Antibiotics

Antimicrobials cost as much to develop as other drugs, but don’t earn the same returns. Congress could give drugmakers a boost, but time is running out......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetNov 18th, 2022Related News

No, Qatar’s World Cup Can’t Be Classed as Carbon-Neutral

Despite efforts to reduce emissions, the 2022 FIFA tournament is highly carbon-intensive. And its road to net-zero relies on questionable carbon credits......»»

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Three-Way Entanglement Results Hint at Better Quantum Codes

A team of physicists has entangled three photons over a considerable distance, which could lead to more powerful quantum cryptography......»»

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The Great Truffle Shortage Is Coming

Harvests of the fungi are plummeting as Europe gets drier, pushing the prices of some varieties to eye-watering heights......»»

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New York Voted to Protect the Planet. California Did Not

Voters in two influential states came to opposite conclusions on climate-related ballot measures to fund environmental protections and electric vehicles......»»

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The Problem With Spinning Spacecraft

To send astronauts on long-term space missions, it’ll take rotating habitats to produce artificial gravity. But that’s trickier than you might think......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetNov 11th, 2022Related News

Truffles Are Becoming Even More Expensive. Blame Climate Change

Harvests of the fungi are plummeting as Europe gets drier, pushing the prices of some varieties to eye-watering heights......»»

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Protest Is Risky at Egypt"s COP27. That Won"t Stop Activists

At the international climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, long-standing restrictions on protesters and dissidents are front and center......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetNov 10th, 2022Related News