Monthly Archives: April 2022

CrimeCon 2022: Think like a spy, CIA Carver method

CIA secrets, former technical operations officer Luke Bencie told CrimeCon 2022 attendees, can do more than protect US national security. Bencie, now an author and security consultant, explained that in fact, the techniques used by CIA officers to gather intelligence, recruit assets, and protect themselves from surveillance are applicable to …

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Movie review: After Yang is a poignant sci-fi drama detailing the human condition

After his more theatrical (and unrecognizable) turn earlier in the year in The Batman, Colin Farrel brings a more natural and introspective quality to After Yang, Kogonadapoignant sci-fi drama that evokes memories of His, Ex-Machinaand Blade Runner 2049 all along. An adaptation of alexander weinstein2016’s short story “Saying Goodbye to …

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New method could bring life-saving benefits of CAR T-cell therapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have developed a new treatment strategy that has the potential to bring the life-saving benefits of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR T) cell therapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia ( AML), the most common form of leukemia in adults. The method involves a combination of …

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Global acute lung injury market to 2022 – by type, application, technology, method and region – Rowelto Associates Industry – themobility.club

Market situation The report summarizes the COVID-19 regulations that apply to business operators, investors and disruptors. Because lockdown is done differently in different regions and countries, regional and sectoral impacts often vary. The research examines immediate and long-term market impacts and helps decision-makers create short- and long-term regional business strategies. …

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Computational Social Science Research Lab Launched in Singapore

Singapore, 27 April 2022 – Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have established a joint Human-Centered and Social Computing Lab to to build globally competitive research capacity for Singapore to address people-centered questions in human health and potential, and urban solutions and sustainability …

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9+ Sapphic Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

In 2020, Linda Riley created Lesbian Visibility Week (itself an extension of Lesbian Visibility Day, founded in 2008) for more time to discuss the L in LGBTQ+. As “gay” has become shorthand for the LGBTQ+ community as a whole, lesbian and queer women are also caught up in hateful backlash …

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REWRITING AND SCIENCE FICTION arrives at the Lilian Baylis studio in May

Choreographer Jonathan Burrows and composer Matteo Fargion have been collaborating for 30 years, slowly building a work that straddles dance, music, performance art and comedy. Rewriting and Science Fiction is presented on Thursday May 5 and Friday May 6 at 9 p.m. at Studio Lilian Baylis. The duets are the …

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The role of basic university laboratories in life science research

One of the biggest challenges for lab managers is learning how to budget for the equipment and infrastructure needed to conduct experiments. Specialized equipment, such as confocal microscopes, are expensive to purchase and maintain. Researchers, in turn, need to be trained to use the machines properly and collect good quality …

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Opinion: Passionate teachers can make any teaching method interesting | Opinion

Each teacher has a different teaching method. Whether it’s lectures, classroom activities, outdoor or mixed reading, there’s no doubt that some are more effective than others. But what counts more: the method or the passion? College teachers have a particularly important role. Unlike high school teachers, middle school teachers teach …

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Science fiction in a dream

Passionate about science fiction since his adolescence, Bernard Schlag likes to confront reality and fantasy through imagined or real scientific discoveries. A way of approaching human society and what it could become. Take part in: Bernard Schlag is not one of the rare humans to see tardigrades. Measuring less than …

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A TRIzol-based method for high recovery of plasma sncRNAs of approximately 30–60 nucleotides

Patients and ethical declarations We used 38 plasma samples from 38 patients, including patients with benign lung nodules and patients with stage I/II NSCLC. Clinical biospecimens were from the Johns Hopkins Lung Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) Baltimore, MD, and the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital Health …

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Global pharmaceutical quality control market to 2022 – by type, application, technology, method and region – Rowelto Associates Industry

Research objective The Rowelto Associates has published a market research report on “Pharmaceutical Quality Control Market” which provides in-depth knowledge and insights into market size, revenue, various segmentations, growth drivers, restraining factors and the regional presence of the industry. The purpose of the market research conducted by Rowelto associates is …

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Spider-Man Star’s New Sci-Fi Show Reveals First Look

Spider Man and Justice League actor JK Simmons has teamed up with stone castle star Sissy Spacek for a new sci-fi series. night sky features the two veteran actors as a couple who many years ago discovered a strange chamber that seems to lead to another planet or dimension. They …

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VSU Students Demonstrate Leadership in Food and Agri-Science Research

Published on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 09:51 Join AFP’s more than 100,000 followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple podcast, Spotify and pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net Three VSU graduate students, 26 undergraduate students, and 25 …

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Arts organization aims to bring black sci-fi genre to Mainers

A federal grant will fund a Maine nonprofit’s efforts to teach residents across the state a growing genre of black science fiction. The National Endowment for the Humanities announced this month that it has awarded the Maine Humanities Council $250,000 to teach people across Maine about Afrofuturism, a cultural movement …

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A researcher in optical sciences proposes a new method for measuring radio antennas

By Ryan Irene Cella and Paul Tumarkin, Tech Launch Arizona Thusday PhD student Joel Berkson uses a combination of laser projectors and cameras to create a 3D computer model of radio antenna surfaces. Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona Joel Berksonthird-year doctoral student at the University of Arizona James C. Wyant College …

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Power plants in space: how this sci-fi concept is ‘taken seriously’

Power plants in space sound like a science fiction idea – and in fact it is a science fiction idea: in 1941, the story of Isaac Asimov Reason describes a space station that transmits energy collected from the Sun to other planets using microwave beams. Today, the technology required to …

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New production method promises to end shortages of medical radioisotopes

A commonly used radioisotope, technetium-99m, used in medical diagnostics regularly suffers shortages due to its production in aging nuclear reactors that often shut down for repair. But an alternative technique for producing the isotope, developed by a group of researchers at the University of Tokyo and taking advantage of equipment …

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Thinking about transit through science fiction

April 21, 2022 Future Tense sponsors Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg at a live event for a conversation about infrastructure and imagination Here’s what the current US Secretary of Transportation thinks the future of mass transit might look like in 50 years: flying cars. Parcel delivery by drone. Net energy dividends. …

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Imaging method measures particle size and position with nanometer precision

Researchers have developed a new measurement and imaging approach that can resolve nanostructures smaller than the diffraction limit of light without requiring dyes or markers. This work represents an important step towards a new and powerful microscopy method that could one day be used to see the fine features of …

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April 21, 2022 0 comments By Constance Scrafield Like a prayer in the universe, a group of scientists are forging a path to the far reaches of our galaxy – the Milky Way – to establish a means of communication with other life forms in the afterlife. A supposedly “friendly” …

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How “Everything Everywhere All at Once” uses sci-fi in a new and thought-provoking way

For all its multiversal madness, Everything everywhere all at once feels like home. I was swept away by the rapid Chinglish (through Mandarin and Cantonese), the jumbles of pronouns in English (they’re homophones in Chinese), the repeated whispers 神经病 (shen jing bing) by the house’s scattered matriarch, Evelyn. Waymond’s baggy, …

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Pixar’s Lightyear director wanted it to be adult sci-fi

Let’s leave one thing aside: Pixar’s latest film, Light yeardoes not concern “the real Buzz Lightyear,” in the sense of a real human astronaut who inspired the beloved toy that co-stars in the Toy Story movies. Within Pixar fiction, Light year is a science fiction feature film released in the …

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IISc and ISRO develop scalable method to make space bricks using Mars soil

In an effort to help build a future colony on Mars, ISRO and IISc collaborated to develop a scalable new technique for making space bricks using Martian Simulant Soil (MSS). ISRO, IISc Also read: ISRO-IISc invents space bricks for lunar missions and builds structures on the Moon First reported by …

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A new method developed by researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology enables robotic vision to identify occulted objects

GWANGJU, South Korea, April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — When AI systems encounter scenes where objects are not fully visible, they must make estimates based only on the visible parts of the objects. This partial information leads to detection errors, and large training data are required to correctly recognize such scenes. …

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Bottom-up change: Political science research suggests more CRT bills could come to Washington next year

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. The barrage of new state legislation aimed at controlling how teachers can talk about race and gender has become one of the biggest education stories of 2022. But new research on the connection between local …

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Former Triple J Host Sally Coleman Launches Virtual Sci-Fi Band

Image courtesy of Sally Coleman Sally Coleman has launched a new virtual sci-fi group which she has dubbed “Australia’s answer to Gorrillaz”. The former Triple J Breakfast host called the project Big Sand. Big Sand features animated characters and a narrative set on a beautiful but harsh desert planet. Coleman …

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A new laser-based volumetric additive manufacturing method can 3D print glass in seconds

Newswise – Versatile and ubiquitous, glass is increasingly found in specialty applications such as fiber optics, consumer electronics and microfluidics for lab-on-a-chip devices. However, traditional glassmaking techniques can be expensive and slow, and 3D printing glass often results in rough textures, making them unsuitable for smooth lenses. Using a new …

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Sébastien Acacia releases ‘The Planet Nine Trilogy’ – celebrated by sci-fi fans as a must-have series

Critics hail an excellent sci-fi trilogy. A beautiful epic to save the human race. Readers travel through galaxies, but also through history and religions. Each volume presents characters with whom the reader identifies. Besançon, France – April 19, 2022 – Every year, thousands of books are published in the science …

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Dr. Melissa Clarke previews potential next vaccine method – Free Press of Jacksonville

By Rashad Milligan | April 16, 2022 – (www.rollingout.com) – Dr. Melissa E. Clarke is the co-founder of the Black Coalition against COVID, a lead member of the DC Health Department’s committee for the safe and equitable distribution of vaccines, serves as a medical advisor for the Leadership Council on …

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AI method learns from experienced personnel on solar perovskite production lines – pv magazine International

Academics from MIT and Stanford who have proposed a new production method for perovskite solar cells have also developed a machine-learning system that benefits from the experience of seasoned workers – and they’ve put it online so that everyone can use it. April 18, 2022 max room There is no …

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Practical method to determine the effective zero point of the depth of indentation for the continuous stiffness measurement nanoindentation test with the Berkovich tip

In nanoindentation tests14reduced modulus of elasticity ({E}^{*}) can be obtained as $${E}^{*}=frac{1}{2beta }Sfrac{sqrt{pi }}{sqrt{A}}$$ (1) or (A) represents the projected contact area, and (beta ) denotes a constant which depends on the geometry of the indenter ((beta =1.034) for a Berkovich indenter15). Generally, the contact stiffness (S) is taken from …

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Science fiction can become reality. Robots are injected into the brain to treat it

The idea of ​​injecting small robots into the human brain for therapeutic operations was science fiction, but it could be thanks to an American startup. In two years, Pioneut Labs plans to conduct its first human clinical trial to test small, injectable robots that can be controlled in the brain …

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Researchers develop method to make quantum dot LEDs from recycled rice husks

Every year, rice cultivation (especially rice milling) generates about 100 million tons of waste. The inedible protective covering of actual rice grains, known as hulls or husks, can be used in a variety of ways, such as making cement, but there is much more demand for rice than for husks. …

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Physicists design an accurate laser method to measure the drag of a baseball

Enlarge / Scientists have developed a new method to determine the aerodynamics of baseballs in free flight. Mike Kemp/Getty Images Baseball has long been a popular research topic for physicists, largely because of the complex aerodynamics of a baseball in flight. Traditionally, scientists have relied on wind tunnel experiments to …

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Science fiction in times of crisis

In 1968, Judith Merril and Kate Wilhelm planned to run an advertisement in a science fiction magazine with a list of authors announcing their opposition to the Vietnam War. But when they reached out to other members of the Science Fiction Writers of America to add their names, Merril and …

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A new method by which Tau kills neurons is identified

Researchers from The University of Texas San Antonio Health Sciences Center (UT Health San Antonio) today announced the discovery of a new mechanism by which diseased forms of tau cause neuron death. Alzheimer’s disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are among more than 20 disorders that include tau pathology. The …

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Quantum teleportation provides an express lane for data communication

Artist’s conception of an error correction protocol: photons affected by the environment are fixed and then used to carry the data that is teleported there. Credit: Maria Slussarenko Teleportation may be a concept usually reserved for science fiction, but researchers have shown that it can be used to prevent the …

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New method allows scientists to synthesize crystals in a way not found in nature

This triple-double gyroid is a novel colloidal crystal structure that has never been found in nature or synthesized before. The translucent red/green/blue balls show the positions of programmable atom equivalents (PAE), while the dark gray balls and sticks show the locations of electron equivalents (EE). 1 credit The new crystal …

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Tolkien on the importance of fantasy and science fiction

People sometimes despise fantasy – not the award-winning kind of metaphorical magical realism, but the kind of fantasy that has swords, sorcery and dragons. It is generally accepted that children can enjoy invented worlds, magical beasts and dark lords. But, when we become adults, it seems we should turn to …

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Bone Tomahawk Director S. Craig Zahler Announces New Sci-Fi Graphic Novel

Dark Horse Comics has announced an all-new graphic novel from Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99 director S. Craig Zahler. Source: Organisms of an Ancient Cosmos This new graphic novel titled Organisms From An Ancient Cosmos is written and drawn by Zahler and sees an alien spacecraft arriving …

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Mount Sinai researchers develop new method to identify and treat aggressive lung cancers at an early stage

April 11, 2022 – Mount Sinai researchers have developed a new method to identify aggressive lung cancers at an early stage and target drugs known as aurora kinase inhibitors to tumors that are particularly susceptible to answer it. The findings, published in Nature Communication on March 24, could lead to …

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Bulgaria to Launch AI and Computing Research Institute Backed by AWS, Google and DeepMind

Supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google and DeepMind, SiteGround and $100 million from the Bulgarian government, a new institute will open in Sofia, Bulgaria in September to advance cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) and general computing through open research. The Institute aims to establish a world-class research center, a tipping …

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Ayush Srivastava on his upcoming Blackwoods web series

Mumbai: Ayush Srivastava is undoubtedly one of the most beloved actors in the industry. He received immense appreciation for his web series LSD (Love, Scandal, and Doctors). Now, the actor is set to be seen in an upcoming ALT Balaji and MX Player web series titled Blackwoods. While interacting with …

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New delivery method improves CAR T cell ‘attack power’ against tumors

A cutting-edge cancer treatment that excites researchers today involves harvesting and reprogramming a patient’s T-cells – a special set of immune cells – then introducing them back into the body, ready to detect and destroy cancer cells. Although effective for common blood cancers like leukemia, this method is rarely successful …

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Case study from the Technical University of Denmark

High-performance computing (HPC) is a critical asset driving innovation across industries, and it has never been more evident than during the rapid development of vaccines to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. HPC teams are exploring modern approaches to running HPC to deliver innovations faster and more efficiently. Our HPC team within …

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The (science) fiction of human rights

At first glance, human rights are nothing like science fiction. Reports, campaigns and litigation address the very real world of wars and authoritarianism, social inequality, polarizing technologies, ecological collapse and other existential challenges to human rights. Thus fiction, and even more so science fiction, are often perceived as tastes outside …

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Human skin cells rejuvenated by 30 years thanks to a new method of reversing aging

Father Time may have finally met his match thanks to a new technique that appears to reverse genetic markers of cellular aging. Skin cells from middle-aged donors have been rejuvenated by 30 years, marking a colossal advance for regenerative medicine. The amazing achievement is described in the eLife review. As …

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ANU physicists develop the most sensitive method to measure the potential energy of the atom

Physicists at the Australian National University have developed the most sensitive method ever used to measure the potential energy of an atom (to less than one hundredth of a decillionth of a joule – or 10-35 joule), and have used to validate one of the most tested theories in physics …

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New investments in ocean research in Oregon | Local News

The Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) has awarded $1.1 million in public funding to ocean researchers to help Oregon better understand and monitor ocean change. The funding was made available following HB3114, which passed in the 2021 legislative session, and allocated the funds to the Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) …

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“Time jump” anti-aging method gives specialized cells a 30-year refresh

Through experimentation with a very promising anti-aging technique, scientists at Britain’s Babraham Institute have demonstrated a new way to turn back time in human skin cells. These cells functioned like cells 30 years younger, but in what represents an exciting advance in the field, they were able to retain some …

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NTU researchers devise a method to decide whether or not to take a sick day

As the rise of working from home blurs the line between work and private life, it has become easier for people to work while sick. But should you? Researchers at Nottingham Trent University who study presenteeism – working while sick – have devised a structured method for employees to determine …

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New investments in ocean research in Oregon | News

The Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) has awarded $1.1 million in public funding to ocean researchers to help Oregon better understand and monitor ocean change. The funding was made available following HB3114, which passed in the 2021 legislative session, and allocated the funds to the Oregon Ocean Science Trust (OOST) …

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All new sci-fi books are coming in April!

Head below for the full list of sci-fi titles awaiting you in April! Keep track of all new SFF releases here. All title summaries are taken and/or abstracted from the copy provided by the publisher. Release dates are subject to change. First week (April 5) Our Shared Storm: A novel …

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Moon Knight Directors You Need To See Wild Sci-Fi Movies

Benson and Moorhead’s latest film, ‘Synchronic’, is what introduced me to their filmography, and it may have been what got them their ‘Moon Knight’ and ‘Loki’ gigs. Paramedic Steve Denube (Anthony Mackie) and his friend/colleague Dennis Dannelly (Jamie Dornan) discover a series of bizarre deaths linked to the titular drug …

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Jared Leto’s Most Absurd ‘Method of Action’ Stories, From Peeing ‘Morbius’ to Dispatching a Rat in ‘Suicide Squad’

It’s common knowledge that Hollywood actors, especially the truly successful ones, are all crackpots to some degree, ranging from the lovable Shailene Woodley to the outright criminal. However, no one currently working in Hollywood is so determined to let the world know just how utterly strange and, therefore, unbearable it …

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New non-destructive DNA method opens up opportunities

A new method of obtaining ancient genomic data without damaging source material has been developed by researchers at the University of Otago, creating new opportunities for museums and archaeological collections around the world. “Ancient DNA doesn’t have to be destructive,” says lead author Lachie Scarsbrook. “Our new method allows the …

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12 of April’s Most Anticipated Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books

It is sometimes difficult to organize. Every year I start with the intention of keeping track of new releases. And every month I forget what comes out that month. Now, some of these things are not my fault! It’s not uncommon for publishers to move dates, especially when it comes …

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Non-destructive method for obtaining data from ancient DNA developed during a gecko study at the University of Otago

A University of Otago researcher has developed a non-destructive method to get data from ancient DNA, after initially spending fruitless months using another method to try to get information from bones of geckos. “We first attempted to obtain mitochondrial genomes using a different method, and after months in the lab …

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Confessions of a Casual Sci-Fi Fan

“The Anomaly” by Hervé Le Tellier Photo: Other Press / Other Press Why did it take so long for Hervé the “The Anomaly” by Tellier, a novel published in France in the summer of 2020, to arrive in the United States? It may have taken some time to find a …

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Towards science fiction to discover science in audio

Science in music and music in science: The union of these two worlds is dedicated to fantastic soundsExperiments and presentations in the physics of sound, scheduled From March 29 to April 3 at Trieste Scientific Imaginary (Warehouse 26), as part of Children’s Music Festival 2022. Organized by dalla di Musica …

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YPIE Students Win Prestigious Scientific Research Awards at Regeneron WESEF 2022

YPIE students Yoselin, Malak, Autumn, Tanya, Jaden and Zowie (not pictured) win awards at Regeneron WESEF. For the first time, six Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) students from all Yonkers public schools have been honored with awards at Regeneron WESEF, one of the nation’s most competitive and prestigious science and …

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New method of developing diagnostic tests could help fight future pandemics

Software that helps speed up the process of creating new diagnostic tests could help fight future pandemics, its developers say. A team of bioengineers and chemists in Scotland and China have developed a system that suggests new reaction pathways to speed up the design and development of new diagnostic tests. …

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IIT Madras is offering research fellowships in AI and Data Science, stipend of Rs 40000/month

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has invited applications for a research fellowship of up to two years in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science. The scholarship called post-baccalaureate scholarship is offered by the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI), a unit of IIT Madras. Things …

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