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Researchers Successfully Turn Abandoned Oil Well Into Giant Geothermal Battery
Battery Cage Researchers have successfully turned an abandoned oil and gas well into a geothermal energy storage system, repurposing a once-polluting resource extraction site into what they say amounts to a green energy battery.
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Reports of Bigfoot rise when at least 900 black bears are in the area
Where black bears are abundant, Bigfoot sightings usually follow – which could make reports of the mythical creature a way to measure American black bear populations
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Climate graphic of the week: Northern Asia suffers extreme cold
Arctic freeze sweeps across large parts of China, Japan and Korea
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First detection of Ixodiphagus hookeri (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) in Ixodes ricinus ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from multiple locations in Hungary
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28969-3
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The association of postoperative global femoral offset with total hip arthroplasty outcomes
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28863-y
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Robotvirksomhed runder 1.000 ansatte: Sjældent set vokseværk for iværksætter
PLUS. Innovationsprofessor kalder Universal Robots' vækst til 1.000 ansatte usædvanlig.
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JWST Has Found Life's Elemental Building Blocks in The Depths of Darkest Space
The coldest of cold storage.
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The Rollout of the Memphis Police Videos Was Highly Choreographed
As multiple video recordings of the fatal police beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis were released to the public on Friday night, the nation prepared for the reaction. Peaceful protests can easily turn into violent ones, especially in a country that is rightly outraged about the ongoing police brutality against Black men. It has become a familiar call and response: Police misconduct leads to more
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Business Geniuses at Amazon Hard at Work on Hot New Idea: NFTs
Employee of the Month Jeff Bezos' Amazon is planning on launching a crypto gaming and NFT-focused web3 initiative, sources familiar with the matter told web3 outlet Blockworks .
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Next-Generation Morphometry for pathomics-data mining in histopathology
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36173-0 Pathology diagnostics still rely on tissue morphology assessment by trained experts. Here, the authors perform deep-learning-based segmentation followed by large-scale feature extraction of histological images, i.e., next-generation morphometry, to enable outcome-relevant and disease-specific pathomics analys
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The H2A.Z and NuRD associated protein HMG20A controls early head and heart developmental transcription programs
Here, the authors reveal that the H2A.Z interacting partner HMG20A plays a key role in regulating transcription during early head and heart development.
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The classical pathway triggers pathogenic complement activation in membranous nephropathy
28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36068-0 It is generally thought that complement activation in human membranous nephropathy (MN) occurs predominantly via the lectin or alternative pathway.
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How Saliva Changes The Flavor Of Food
At first glance, saliva seems like pretty boring stuff, merely a convenient way to moisten our food. But the reality is quite different, as scientists are beginning to understand. The fluid interacts with everything that enters the mouth, and even though it is 99 percent water, it has a profound influence on the flavors — and our enjoyment — of what we eat and drink. "It is a liquid, but it's not
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James Webb Spots Asteroid With Its Own Saturn-Like Rings
Iced Out In 2013, astronomers made a first-of-its-kind discovery : Chariklo, a distinct type of object known as a Centaur that's somewhere between an asteroid and a comet, had its own Saturn-like rings — two of them, in fact. And now, over ten years later, some of those same astronomers have endeavored for a second look using the mighty James Webb Space Telescope , and found unmistakable signs of
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XyloCor Advances Cardiovascular Gene Therapy Space with Positive Angina Results
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I Edited Human DNA at Home With a DIY CRISPR Kit
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Impact of hydrogen gas inhalation during therapeutic hypothermia on cerebral hemodynamics and oxygenation in the asphyxiated piglet
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28274-z
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This Week's Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through January 28)
Donald Henderson, curator of dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, a one-in-a-billion find." TECH Google, Not OpenAI, Has the Most to Gain From Generative AI Mark Sullivan
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Stringent response ensures the timely adaptation of bacterial growth to nutrient downshift
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36254-0 Bacteria undergo nutrient fluctuations during repeated feast and famine cycles and need to metabolically adapt to these changes. Using quantitative proteomics, Zhu & Dai show that the stringent response of (p)ppGpp is crucial for the timely adaption of bacterial growth to both amino acid and carbon downshift.
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Dave Turin's Mine Isn't Producing Enough Gold! | Gold Rush
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Leaked Messages Seem to Show Elon Musk Using Twitter to Punish His Enemies
According to a scathing new report from Bloomberg , Trust and Safety over at Elon Musk-owned Twitter is, well, pretty untrustworthy…. Internal company messages reviewed by Bloomberg reportedly show that in the wake of longtime Twitter Trust and Safety head Yoel Roth's resignation, Musk's new position appointee, Ellen Irwin, has spent her first few months on the job — which she arguably shouldn't really have in the first place — bending and breaking established safety guidelines as needed to help her boss pettily punish his enemies.
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Metamorphism in TDP-43 prion-like domain determines chaperone recognition
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36023-z In this work, the authors show that metamorphism in the post-translationally modified TDP-43 prion-like domain encodes determinants that command mechanisms with major relevance in disease and stress the relevance of post-translationally modified chains as the targets for disease intervention.
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Apple's VR Vision Comes Into Focus
Plus: Microsoft stops selling Windows 10, Substack gets a supersecret Finsta mode, and TikTok tweaks its DMs.
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A Link to News Site Meduza Can (Technically) Land You in Russian Prison
Plus: Hive ransomware gang gets knocked offline, FBI confirms North Korea stole $100 million, and more.
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The Luxury Dilemma
B ehind vine-covered walls on a modest hill overlooking Sunset Boulevard sits the decidedly immodest Chateau Marmont. The hotel was inspired by a French Gothic castle and, at 93, it is easily the oldest thing in Los Angeles that's still considered sexy. As a born-and-raised New Yorker without a driver's license, I found the hotel the perfect place to park myself for a day of meetings in the era b
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Why Americans Love Coffee So Much
This is an edition of The Wonder Reader, a newsletter in which our editors recommend a set of stories to spark your curiosity and fill you with delight. Sign up here to get it every Saturday morning. Coffee is one of the great loves of my life, and I'm not alone. The majority of my fellow Americans love coffee too, so much so that they refuse most alternatives—including yerba mate, an energizing
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Three years after COVID-19 started, scientists have learned valuable lessons
Three years after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a "public health emergency," scientists have learned several lessons about how pandemics begin and how to stop them.
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A new study casts doubt on oxytocin's role as a 'love hormone'
A study involving prairie voles shows that oxytocin may not live up to its billing as a "love hormone" that is essential to forming enduring attachments with mates.
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How Plants' Plumbing Let Them Conquer the World
To protect from deadly drought and make it on land, plants developed complicated inner plumbing
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This Overlooked Scientist Helped Save Washington, D.C.'s Cherry Trees
Mycologist Flora Patterson helped make the USDA fungus collection into the world's largest. She also made a mean mushroom "catsup"
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Monkeylike Animals Once Lived in the Arctic, New Fossils Show
Two newly identified primatelike mammals once lived in the Arctic, which could help us understand how species there today may adapt as the climate heats up
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Dads Have Been Older than Moms since the Dawn of Humanity, Study Suggests
Using modern human DNA to estimate when new generations were born over 250,000 years, scientists suggest that fathers have been having children later in life than mothers throughout human history
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The American West's Salt Lakes Are Turning to Dust
A new research and monitoring program aims to conserve threatened but overlooked saline ecosystems.
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1957: Station nord bliver verdens nordligste seismologiske målestation
Danmarks fjerde målestation anlagdes i 1957 i det nordligste Grønland, og tidsskriftet Polyteknikeren gav en indføring i den seismologiske forskning, herunder den danske seismolog og statsgeodæt Inge Lehmanns opdagelse af Jordens indre hårde kerne.
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Technology Makes Us More Human
ChatGPT, a new AI system that sounds so human in conversations that it could host its own podcast, is a test of temperament. Reading between its instantly generated, flawlessly grammatical lines, people see wildly different visions of the future. For some, ChatGPT promises to revolutionize the way we search for information, draft articles, write software code, and create business plans. When they
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A modular vaccine platform enabled by decoration of bacterial outer membrane vesicles with biotinylated antigens
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36101-2 Antigen display on outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) can be difficult to control and highly variable. Here, the authors describe a universal approach called AvidVax for linking biotinylated antigens to the exterior of OMVs and enabling rapid vaccine assembly.
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Why 'Velma' Is the Internet's New Punching Bag
The show's got cred and lots of viewers, yet it's still in the social media crosshairs. Blame the character's legacy.
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Doctors, Get Ready for Your AI Assistants
Hospitals have begun using machine learning to help analyze and collect images, and the medical applications are endless.
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14 Best Deals: TVs, Wireless Earbuds, Soundbars
Now is the time to grab a big screen for the Super Bowl.
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Weekend reads: 'Against Reviewer 2;' forced to grant guest authorships; problems in oversight of bat virus research in China
W ould you consider a donation to support Weekend Reads, and our daily work ? The week at Retraction Watch featured: 'Kafkaesque nightmare': Judge wants researcher reinstated as NIH grant PI after med school's misconduct finding Publisher investigating "serious concerns" about article on ivermectin, COVID, and the microbiome J&J subsidiary alleges fraud in paper that linked cosmetic talc with mes
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I have just launched my first NFT! What are your thoughts? If you have any suggestions, please tell me in the comments.
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Google AI can create music in any genre from a text description – MusicLM is surprisingly talented
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BuzzFeed to use OpenAI technology to create content
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Why solar panels on cars make no sense (at this point)
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Rapid emergence of extensively drug-resistant Shigella sonnei in France
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36222-8 There have been increasing reports of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Shigella sonnei infections in recent years. In this laboratory surveillance study from France, the authors document the rise of XDR isolates from 2005 to 2021 and perform whole genome sequencing to investigate their genomic diversity and e
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The function and evolution of a genetic switch controlling sexually dimorphic eye differentiation in honeybees
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36153-4 Sexual dimorphism results in widely diverse animal forms, but sexual determination is generally attributed to a single gene in animal models. Here they find that the glu gene regulates sexual dimorphism of honeybee eyes, demonstrating diversification of genetic programs for dimorphism.
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First measurement of energy diffusion in an electron beam due to quantum fluctuations in the undulator radiation
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28813-8
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Progressing of a power model for electrical conductivity of graphene-based composites
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28232-9
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Who invented the toilet?
Did Thomas Crapper actually create your commode?
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Iron-sulfur clusters are involved in post-translational arginylation
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36158-z The enzyme ATE1 catalyzes eukaryotic post-translation arginylation, a key protein modification necessary for cellular homeostasis. Here, the authors show that ATE1s are previously unrealized iron-sulfur proteins that use this oxygen-sensitive inorganic cofactor to control cellular arginylation
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Lymphatic insufficiency leads to distinct myocardial infarct content assessed by magnetic resonance TRAFFn, T1ρ and T2 relaxation times
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28219-6 Lymphatic insufficiency leads to distinct myocardial infarct content assessed by magnetic resonance T RAFFn , T 1ρ and T 2 relaxation times
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Prediction of heavy metal biosorption mechanism through studying isotherm kinetic equations
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28655-4
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Entanglement detection with artificial neural networks
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28745-3
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Maternal diet induces persistent DNA methylation changes in the muscle of beef calves
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28896-3
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Computer-aided design and 3-dimensional artificial/convolutional neural network for digital partial dental crown synthesis and validation
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28442-1
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Laterality of blood perfusion in the lower extremities after drinking saline at different temperatures
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28758-y
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Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra CT value provides a rapid measure of sputum bacillary burden and predicts smear status in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28869-6
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Usefulness of pyruvate dehydrogenase-E1α expression to determine SUVmax cut-off value of [18F]FDG-PET for predicting lymph node metastasis in lung cancer
Scientific Reports, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28805-8 Usefulness of pyruvate dehydrogenase-E1α expression to determine SUVmax cut-off value of [ 18 F]FDG-PET for predicting lymph node metastasis in lung cancer
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Concerted roles of LRRTM1 and SynCAM 1 in organizing prefrontal cortex synapses and cognitive functions
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36042-w LRRTM1 is a post synaptic adhesion protein, that promotes AMPA receptor mediated synaptic transmission. Here the authors show that LRRTM1 and the adhesion molecule SynCAM 1 act together to organize synapses in the prefrontal cortex with relevance for cognitive function in mice.
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Sub-10 fJ/bit radiation-hard nanoelectromechanical non-volatile memory
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36076-0 Achieving both low energy consumption and radiation-hardness is highly challenging in memory devices. Here, the authors demonstrate a sub-10 fJ/bit, radiation-hard nanoelectromechanical non-volatile memory through structural and material approaches.
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Hydrogel oxygen reservoirs increase functional integration of neural stem cell grafts by meeting metabolic demands
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36133-8 Injectable biomimetic hydrogels hold significant promise for tissue engineering applications. Here, the authors present a hybrid myoglobin:peptide hydrogel to overcome a critical oxygen shortage following neural stem cell transplantation, thus increasing cell survival and integration.
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The RESP AI model accelerates the identification of tight-binding antibodies
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36028-8 High-affinity antibodies are often identified through directed evolution but deep leaning methods hold great promise. Here the authors report RESP, a pipeline for efficient identification of high affinity antibodies, and apply this to the PD-L1 antibody Atezolizumab.
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ChatGPT passes exams from law and business schools | CNN Business
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Amazing New Google ('Deepmind') AI Learns Millions of Tasks In Minutes w/o Training + Reinforcement Learning
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Camera captures night sky spiral after SpaceX rocket launch
A camera atop Hawaii's tallest mountain has captured what looks like a spiral swirling through the night sky.
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Alle vil slå kløerne i afsatte midler til militærteknologisk forskning
PLUS. De danske universiteter melder sig ind i kampen om de milliarder, som Forsvaret selv står til at få.
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Synaptic vesicle proteins and ATG9A self-organize in distinct vesicle phases within synapsin condensates
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36081-3 ATG9 is the only transmembrane protein of the core autophagy machinery known to be present at presynapses. Here, the authors show that both synaptophysin and ATG9A vesicles assemble into condensates with synapsin but remain segregated from each other.
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Quantitative dose-response analysis untangles host bottlenecks to enteric infection
Nature Communications, Published online: 28 January 2023; doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36162-3 Here, using Citrobacter rodentium colonization of mice as a model, the authors characterize the impact of pathogen dose on the number of bacteria that initiate infection in the mouse gut, providing a framework for quantifying the host bottlenecks that eliminate pathogens to protect from infection.
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Inhumanity in Memphis
Even before the city of Memphis released video Friday evening of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, it seemed the footage would be horrifying. Defense attorneys compared it to the Rodney King beating in 1991, a comparison that now rings true, but the Memphis police chief and the head of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation similarly said they were appalled by what they'd seen . Cops often remind
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Babies May Not Be Born With a Microbiome After All, Scientists Say
Does that mean the womb is sterile?
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Hi, which are your favorite youtubers about futurism?
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A 17th-Century Aristocrat Had a Crafty Secret For Keeping Her Teeth
It came at a cost.
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Yes, You Have to Be Smart to Play Jeopardy
This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here. A recent Jeopardy contestant lit into the show, claiming that it isn't really all that good a measure of a player's intelligence. He's got a point—but not the one he thinks he's making. But first, here
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Stricter US guidelines for 'gain-of-function' research are on the way — maybe
Nature, Published online: 27 January 2023; doi:10.1038/d41586-023-00257-0 Biosecurity panel met, expecting to approve recommendations, but myriad concerns complicated the proceedings.
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New shield blocks electromagnetic interference while allowing wireless optical signals
Researchers have demonstrated for the first time a mechanically flexible silver mesh that is visibly transparent, allows high-quality infrared wireless optical communication and efficiently shields electromagnetic interference in the X band portion of the microwave radio region.
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How AI is Helping Discover New Drugs
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Death By a Thousand Personality Quizzes
One might assume that when your boss finally comes to tell you that the robots are here to do your job, he won't also point out with enthusiasm that they're going to do it 10 times better than you did. Alas, this was not the case at BuzzFeed . Yesterday, at a virtual all-hands meeting, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti had some news to discuss about the automated future of media. The brand, known for ma
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