Breakthrough for the generation of fully functional skin tissue and other tissues will follow

PolarityTE, Inc. (NASDAQ: COOL) today announced pre-clinical results demonstrating that the Company’s lead product, SkinTE, regenerated full-thickness, organized skin and hair follicles in third degree burn wounds. The findings represent the first known successful regeneration of skin and hair in full-thickness swine wound models, the standard animal model for human skin. The Company expects to …

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If both lower CO2 sensitivity and net positive up to 3 degrees of warming were correct then global warming is not net bad until 2080 to 2180

There is a lot of research that the world’s climate is less sensitive to CO2 than the main current models of climate change. Without any feedbacks, a doubling of CO2 (which amounts to a forcing of 3.7 W/m2) would result in 1 °C global warming, which is easy to calculate and is undisputed. The remaining …

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Commercial drones with flamethrower to burn garbage off of power lines

China has made drones with flamethrowers to clear garbage from power lines. Entrepreneur reports that an electric company in Xiangyang, China is the one that came up with the fiery idea. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked …

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Artificial Intelligence technical talent with F-you money do not hesitate to say F-you and leave for their own startups

For the past year, Google’s car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring self-driving technology experts. Also, key talent had enough accumulated compensation so that they were no longer dependent on continuing salaries. Early staffers had an unusual compensation system that awarded supersized payouts …

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Researchers Reverse Hall Coefficient – Medieval Mail Armor Inspired Development of Metamaterial with Novel Properties

Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), however, were inspired by medieval mail armor when producing a new metamaterial with novel properties. They succeeded in reversing the Hall coefficient of a material. The Hall effect is the occurrence of a transverse electric voltage across an electric conductor passed by current flow, if this conductor is …

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SideArm Catches Full-Size Unmanned Aerial System Flying at Full Speed

Few scenes capture the U.S. Navy’s prowess as effectively as the rapid-fire takeoff and recovery of combat jets from the deck of an aircraft carrier. The ability to carry air power anywhere in the world, and both launch those aircraft to flight speed and bring them to a stop over extremely short distances, has been …

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Successful healthcare systems in Israel, Singapore and others could teach the US to lower health costs by two to four times while getting better results

The United States should copy and adapt an improved healthcare system based upon analysis of international systems. This article will review the last attempt at a universal healthcare policy (Medicare for All) and then some of the more successful healthcare systems in the world will be reviewed. Here is a 180 page document that reviews …

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EMdrive ground experiments need more rigor or someone can pay for conclusive work in space

George Hathaway provides a detailed analysis of the EMDrive and the recent peer reviewed research paper that measured some thrust and tried to eliminate sources of error. Measurement of Impulsive Thrust from a Closed Radio Frequency Cavity in Vacuum is the paper. Electrical engineer George Hathaway runs Hathaway Consulting Services, which has worked with inventors …

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Insilico is applying machine learning and GPU supercomputer to advance disease cures for cancer, Alzhimers and for antiaging

Discovering cures for cancer, for Alzheimer’s, for multiple sclerosis, for Parkinson’s, for the halting and reversing of aging itself, may not require the development of new drugs. It may mean discovering properties and therapies in drugs already developed and used for other diseases. That’s the principle driving bioinformatics start-up Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based company utilizing …

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Having a good count of habitable zone exoplanets gives clarity to the minimum technological aliens

The Drake equation focused on the number of civilizations that are currently in existence. Frank and Sullivan calculate how many civilizations there have ever been. That immediately and significantly simplifies the Drake equation. When working out whether other civilizations currently exist, factors such as star formation rates and the length of time a technological civilization …

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Air Force and DARPA getting all aspects of hypersonic weapons combat and procurement ready by 2020

The Air Force has teamed with the Pentagon’s research arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, to shrink the technology into a hypersonic weapon that could fit on most of the bomber fleet, according to Kenneth Davidson, manager of the hypersonic materials development at the Air Force Research Laboratory. “If you look at the X-51, …

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