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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin First of all, before I delve into making plasmas with grapes, I just want to start with defining a plasma. A plasma is an ionised gas, so a gas that has been heated up to high temperatures. So high in fact, that atoms no longer exist.
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(Photo by Tim Ireland/PA Images via Getty Images)Getty To most businesses, teaming up with an organization on the other side of the world might seem an illogical logistical and strategic move, but in the satellite industry being almost poles apart from your joint-venture partner is ideal. This is why the privately-owned U.K. satellite communications facility and space gateway Goonhilly
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Crispr Therapeutics shares surged after the company said it has treated the first human with the same genetic technology that shares its name in an early-stage study. Crispr Therapeutics and partner Vertex Pharmaceuticals said on Monday morning that the first patient in a trial using CTX001, a therapy created using Crispr technology, as a treatment for
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Japan’s unmanned asteroid explorer Hayabusa-2 caused a dramatic discoloration on the space rock’s surface with its historic touchdown. A new image from the landing of the probe on asteroid Ryugu last week shows a dark splodge where it settled. It’s not known exactly how the spacecraft made such an impact, but Japanese space agency JAXA speculated that
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Social scientists have shown in their research over the past three decades that the absence of a father figure is associated with early reproductive development in girls. Several anthropologists, however, are now questioning the “father absence” data because those research studies were focused almost solely on a small, weird segment of human societies. In an
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Arizona 7th District State Rep. Nancy Barto, R-Phoenix, is sponsoring three bills that could further decrease vaccination rates in Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Raising Arizona is a fictional movie. Raising Arizona vaccination rates is something that’s needed for real. So what then do you think the Arizona state legislature should do? Before you answer that
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Patrick Pichette, ex-chief financial officer of Google. Photographer: Brett Gundlock/BloombergBLOOMBERG NEWS Google’s former chief financial officer, Patrick Pichette, told journalists in the UK this week (see The Telegraph and Business Insider) that AI lab DeepMind could have been a national “champion” if it had remained independent and had the right set of support. But is Pichette
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NASA’s Juno spacecraft entered a polar orbit of Jupiter on July 5, 2016.NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which has been orbiting the giant planet Jupiter since summer 2016, is getting dangerously close to challenging other NASA’s planetary spacecraft Cassini and Voyager for true iconic status. Its little solar-powered probe has just sent back a trove of incredible
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Perfectly balanced, as all things should be.Digital Domain / Marvel Studios Interviews and spoilers from: Ready Player One, Avengers: Infinity War, Christopher Robin, First Man, Solo: A Star Wars Story From a digital Oasis to the death of half the universe, this year’s Academy Award Nominees for best visual effects (VFX) are more than just entertainment. Technological innovations
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A CarbonCure truck in the field.CarbonCure The concrete industry has a huge footprint; the cement used to make concrete is responsible for up to 7% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions. A company called CarbonCure makes a technology for concrete producers that introduces recycled CO2 into fresh concrete. The C02 is converted into a mineral and becomes permanently captured.
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In 1955, Annie Easley began her career at NASA, then the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), as a human computer performing complex mathematical calculations. Photo Credit: Wiki Commons.Unknown In a recent CxOTalk series,  Michael Krigsman, Industry Analyst, spoke with two female experts in the male-dominated field of IT: Jo Stewart-Rattray, Director of Information Security &
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Variation of hard alcoholic shots served on bar counter. Blur bottles on backgroundGetty When talking about drug abuse and drug-related death in the U.S., most conversations and statistics do not include alcohol. Although alcohol is classified as a depressant, the amount consumed and type of alcohol determine the outcome and thus, most individuals think of
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As the satellite industry booms, a Japan-based venture is working to prevent space-debris collisions that could paralyse transportation, defence and telecommunications systems. Astroscale Holdings is preparing to rendezvous with, capture and dock a test satellite early next year to show how its technology can help clear orbiting junk, Miki Ito, 36, general manager of Astroscale’s Japan
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FILE PHOTO: The SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, U.S. September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – NASA gave its final go-ahead on Friday to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX company to conduct its first unmanned test flight of a newly designed crew capsule to the International Space Station on March
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A Japanese space probe named after a falcon, Hayabusa2, has touched down on an asteroid more than 300 million km (186 million miles) from Earth on a mission to seek clues about the origins of life, Japan’s space agency said on Friday. The spacecraft’s landing on the asteroid Ryugu, just 900 metres (3,000 feet) in
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