Science Archive

asiaAll successful countries copy technology and methods

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All successful countries copy what works in the leading countries. Dr. Michael Pillsbury pretends as if China’s copying of US technology for forty years was some kind of deception or was in some way unique. In 1812, American Francis Cabot …

antiagingAuctus Biologics raised $1.5 million to convert injections with pills

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Auctus Biologics, a new portfolio company of Ichor Therapeutics, announced the closure of $1.5 million in seed funding. The company will develop RPtag, a hyper-stable antibody mimetic scaffold published earlier this year in the peer-reviewed journal ACS Biochemistry, to take …

amazonBig Tech advantage is larger than WW2 code breakers over Germany

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Google has over 90% of the world’s searches. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Search Engine Market Share Facebook has 65% of social media. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Social Media Market Share < href="http://www.visualcapitalist.com/chart-shows-amazons-dominance-ecommerce/">Amazon has almost 50% of all eCommerce …

colonizationElon Musk estimates 2028 to realize Mars Base Alpha

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Elon Musk has tweeted out that he expects the rendered Mars Base Alpha with four BFS beside could be built by 2028. SpaceX is producing about 5 Merlin engines per week and has the factory capacity for 400 engines per …

batteriesBattery made directly from power plant captured carbon dioxide

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MIT has made a battery partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. Rather than attempting to convert carbon dioxide to specialized chemicals using metal catalysts, which is currently highly challenging, this battery could continuously convert carbon dioxide into a …

batteriesSodium ion batteries closer to commercialization

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Purdue University researchers made a sodium powder battery that fixes the problem of charges and discharges of sodium ion batteries. Even though sodium-ion batteries would be physically heavier than lithium-ion technology, researchers have been investigating sodium-ion batteries because they could …

carbon nanotubesCNT for optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

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Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon emitters for quantum information processing. Nanotubes integrated into electroluminescent devices can provide greater control over timing of light emission and …

historyEarliest known animal 558 million years ago

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Fossil imprints that resemble the rippled underside of a mushroom’s cap are remnants of the oldest-known animals in Earth’s history. Researchers first discovered the pancake-shaped creatures — a group known as Dickinsonia — in the late 1940s. The species were …

chinaChina increasing industrial robots by ten times to 1.8 million by 2025

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The number of industrial robots in china will increase tenfold to 1.8 million units by 2025. Up to 70% of the robots used in China will be made in China which will increase from 30% now. According to the International …

asteroidJapan places two rovers on an asteroid

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Japan’s asteroid mission Hayabusa2 has successfully dropped the first two rovers to the surface of its target space rock Ryugu. Hayabusa2 dropped to a lowest altitude of just 55 meters from the surface and released twin rovers, called MINERVA-II 1A …