surveillance Archive

Drug could expose HIV reservoirs and enable elimination

Currently, there is no treatment to remove HIV from the cells; a group of researchers from Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University in Denmark has found exceptional ability to reactivate HIV in a substance otherwise being developed for cancer treatmentWhen …

Carnival of Nuclear 132

The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 132 is up at Hiroshima Syndrome Nextbigfuture – Russia is speeding up nuclear investment to get 50% of power from nuclear by 2050 and 100% by 2100. Laser Enrichment could take uranium tails (leftovers from …

Repulsive casimir force from metamaterials

Repulsive Casimir forces with finite-thickness slabs We use the extended Lifshitz theory to study the behaviors of the Casimir forces between finite-thickness effective medium slabs. We first study the interaction between a semi-infinite Drude metal and a finite-thickness magnetic slab …

Uplifting One Billion People in Ten Years

Kartik Gada of Reliance GP discusses uplifting one billion people in ten years. How much can be done in a decade ? Prizes for tech to help the very poor. First prize for water treatment for the poor. I think …