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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Science Research Scholars major offers an innovative undergraduate experience

Dr. Rizalia Klausmeyer has created a new major at Baylor: Science Research Fellows. Photo courtesy of Srikhar Chilukuri By Sophia Tejeda | Personal editor Baylor offers a variety of majors that work to cultivate skills and prepare students for their future. Using the resources and faculty at its disposal, Dr …

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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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Baruch alumnus Kate Milashevich wins Jonas Salk Prize for Scientific Research

April 20, 2022 Baruch College alumna Katsiaryna (Kate) Milashevich (’21) is among eight CUNY students who have won 2022 Jonas E. Salk Fellowships for their scientific research. His work on the “mitochondrial distribution of glycine receptors in motor neuron cell lines” was conducted under the mentorship of Professor Pablo Peixoto …

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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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Busy day aboard the International Space Station with scientific research and preparations for spacewalks

Expedition 40 Flight Engineer Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, wearing a Russian Orlan space suit, participates in an extravehicular activity (EVA) session in support of science and maintenance of the International Space Station in 2014. Oleg Artemyev and Denis Matveev are currently scheduled for spacewalks on April 18-28, 2022. Credit: NASA …

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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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UF and Scripps Florida Complete Integration to Create Scientific Research Powerhouse

Newswise – Two of the nation’s most respected research institutions have completed their transaction that adds a power plant in Florida intended to accelerate the pace of biomedical discovery that benefits patients. Effective April 2, the Florida campus of Scripps Research is integrated and will now be part of the …

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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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Research Discovers Revolutionary Method of Electron Catalysis in Non-Covalent Chemistry – UMaine News

Research has discovered a breakthrough method for accelerating molecular recognition in supramolecular chemistry. Catalysts are materials that increase the rate of, but are not consumed in, chemical reactions. Often catalysts are complex molecules with finely tuned shapes to match an intermediate structure known as the transition state between the reactant …

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Bio-inspired method to create nanoscale gold stars

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the University of Washington (UW) have succeeded in designing a nature-inspired molecule that can guide gold atoms to form nanoscale stars without fault. Peptoid-directed formation of twinned quintuple nanostars by particle attachment and facet stabilization. Image credit: Dr. …

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Biometric technology, once science fiction, should be part of real life

Image for representation purposes The Maharashtra government has given the Mumbai police a new progressive investigative software. They entrusted the entire task to a private company, which carried out the work professionally. The idea of ​​preventing crimes before they happen sounds like something out of science fiction. They would compile …

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Postdoctoral fellowships support planetary science research

The Heising-Simons Foundation has awarded 51 Pegasi b fellowships to Brittany Miles and Paul Dalba to support their postdoctoral research in planetary astronomy. Miles is currently a PhD student. candidate in astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz and will conduct her postdoctoral research at the University of Arizona. Dalba …

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Invisibility is no longer science fiction (or magic). It’s here.

Have you ever wanted to be invisible just to have some privacy? Perhaps using an ATM or sunbathing in the garden? Experimentation over the past few years has developed an “invisibility shield” that provides near invisibility without blocking light. A UK startup, Invisibility Shield Co., is raising seed money for …

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Identifying animals at night just got easier with a new method • Troy Media

Biologists and conservationists often need to identify individual animals in the wild to help answer questions related to population density, foraging habits, etc. But there’s a catch: Many of the markers they use, such as labels with colors or numbers, are only clearly visible in daylight, posing a challenge for …

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The most interesting aliens in science fiction

So this little feature originally started with the title “The Most OP Aliens in Sci-Fi”, but as any sci-fi lover (aka nerd) would tell you, the sheer number of retcons and of deadlines makes it almost impossible to find the strongest . To that end, we’ve decided to take the …

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Method for developing diagnostic tests for 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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A space odyssey was far from science fiction

In his behind-the-scenes account “The Lost Worlds of 2001,” Clarke detailed his experience working with Kubrick on the screenplay and bouncing ideas for the novel from him. But the author also reveals that when the director first approached him, he explained that he wanted to make a sci-fi movie that …

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Science fiction can be a tool for creative political thinking

This weekend, “Dune,” the highly acclaimed film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic of the same name, crowned box office success by winning six impressive Oscars at the Academy Awards. The film, directed by French-Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, received particular praise for its stunning cinematography and soundtrack, and for breaking …

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5 spectacular sites to read science fiction news and series for free

From short stories by amateurs to award-winning literature by famous writers, you can read stellar science fiction on the internet without paying a dime. We all want to know what tomorrow holds and how technology will change our future. Some of us can imagine it better than others and write …

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Standard Method for Evaluating Emerging Flat Lens Technologies

Maybe you’re wearing glasses while reading this, or have a cell phone, binoculars, VR headset, or telescope. All rely on high-quality lenses, which are bulky, expensive and heavy, especially when it comes to drones and satellites, where every gram counts. However, everything is about to change. New, inexpensive, lightweight flat …

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The resolution of the board of directors to convene the annual general meeting of shareholders of 2022 (method of calling the meeting: hybrid general meeting)

Declaration 1.Date of the board of directors' resolution:2022/03/28 2.Shareholders meeting date:2022/06/17 3.Shareholders meeting location:Meeting Room in the Corporate Headquarters (No. 1 Li-Hsin Rd. 2, Hsinchu Science Park Hsinchu, Taiwan.) 4.Shareholders meeting will be held by means of (physical shareholders meeting/ visual communication assisted shareholders meeting / visual communication shareholders meeting): …

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Top 10 Data Science Research Jobs to Apply for in April 2022

by Aratrika Dutta March 28, 2022 Data science is a very good career with huge opportunities for advancement in the future Since data science is expansive, with strategies drawn from computer science, statistics and different algorithms, and with applications appearing in all fields, these challenge areas address the wide range …

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DVD Review: Drive-In Retro Classics: Sci-Fi Triple Feature (1950 – 1958)

Coming from Corinth Films comes Drive-In Retro Classics: Triple Sci-Fi Feature; a collection of three films of low-budget sci-fi films from the 1950s (1950s XM Rocket1958 The hideous sun demonand 1957The brain of planet Arous to be precise)! Let’s do this revolting review rolling as we put our putrid peepers …

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Deliver Us is a sci-fi thriller. Mars looks sorry, but he comes with a robot companion

The sequel to Deliver Us is an action puzzle game. The Moon is approaching. At the Future Games Show Spring Showcase, a new trailer for Deliver Us Mars, the sci-fi puzzle sequel to Deliver Us The Moon, debuted, and it looks spooky. As the shaky camera surveys the wreckage, a …

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Transformative Basic Science Research – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Aimed at uncovering the biological, genetic and molecular mechanisms of living systems, basic scientific research is both the foundation and the fuel for advances in health and medicine. At the University of Washington School of Medicine, the BJC Investigator Program brings together a cohort of some of the …

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The most efficient way to watch Pachinko for free online with Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is releasing trailers for the highly anticipated series “Pachinko,” starring Oscar-winning actor Youn Yuh Jung and multifaceted sensation Lee Minho, ahead of its world premiere on March 25, 2022. If you want your drama to be as cinematic as it is heartwarming, pachinko is for you. New subscribers …

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Researchers in China use RE-DSRNP method to target WIP1 gene

Genetically modified pigs have significant value in agricultural and biomedical applications. However, some areas still need to be improved in the process of generating genetically modified pigs: It is difficult to quickly obtain a large number of pig individuals with the same genotype. Plasmid DNAs can be randomly …

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Robot To Okka Kshanam: eye-opening Telugu science fiction movies!

News oi-Filmibeat desk | Posted: Friday March 25th 2022, 01:27 PM [IST] Sci-fi thriller as a genre has mostly proven to be a safe bet for filmmakers and has done well with the masses, be it Tollywood or any other language film industry. Whether Allu Sirish Okka Kshanammegastar Rajinikanth’s Robot …

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Making Smartphones Smarter: LSU Professor Develops Hand Grip Verification Method | News

The LSU professor develops a phone application that verifies the user by hand. What started as a solution for a teacher’s children to bypass his phone password has now caught the attention of the National Science Foundation. Face and Touch ID have been around for years, but LSU Professor Chen …

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A new method proposed by scientists could dramatically improve the time it takes to extract information from museum specimens. –ScienceDaily

Scientists use state-of-the-art artificial intelligence to extract complex information from vast collections of museum specimens. A Cardiff University team is using state-of-the-art techniques to automatically segment and capture information from museum specimens and make significant data quality improvements without human intervention. They have worked with museums across Europe, including the …

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Alex Garland is one of the last masters of science fiction

Most writers and directors do not achieve the status of public recognition that they often deserve. Although filmmakers gain fame from their critical and financial success in their careers, some filmmakers will achieve success but not necessarily recognition. The Marvel movies are a great example of this. Yes, many fans …

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IIT-Mandi researchers develop a new method for preserving plastic

In the new study, the researchers developed a photocatalyst that efficiently converts plastics into hydrogen and other useful chemicals when exposed to light. Generating hydrogen from plastics is expected to be more useful as hydrogen is seen as the most practical non-polluting fuel of the future. Credit: India Science Wire …

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A new way to fight plastic pollution – Business Sandesh

New Delhi, March 23 (India Science Wire): In a significant development in environmental pollution, a team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Mandi has developed a method that promises to help turn plastic into hydrogen when exposed to light. Generating hydrogen from plastics is expected to be more …

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The “Sci-Fi Star” – Is there a dark universe origin for gravitational waves?

Scientists working at the frontier of particle physics propose the existence of a theoretically ultralight exotic boson with a mass billions of times less than that of the electron. They are looking for a “darker” origin of ripples in spacetime, while proving the existence of a dark matter particle. Theories …

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Nigeria: How to Connect Social Science Research to Policy in Nigeria

Research is a means to an end. It produces new knowledge that contributes to improving well-being. Social science research, in particular, is directly linked to the challenges of less developed countries like Nigeria. It generally aims to strengthen policies and practices for economic growth, development and societal well-being. Good social …

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Mass Effect Trilogy co-creator returns to sci-fi in new Humanoid Studio

Casey Hudson’s new Humanoid Studio is preparing a “whole new sci-fi universe”. It’s been a while since Mass Effect Trilogy co-creator and BioWare GM Casey Hudson left his former developer behind to start something new. He started by forming Humanoid Studios and has since hired and curated new content with …

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A simpler, less expensive method using bioluminescence sheds light on cell trafficking in real time

Inside your body, on the surface of cell membranes, a metaphorical web of communication and traffic is going on as hormones – or chemical messengers – bind to cell membrane receptors to fine-tune cell behavior. . Once bound, this hormone-receptor complex performs various functions by transporting chemical signals from outside …

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How to Connect Social Science Research to Policy in Nigeria

Research is a means to an end. It produces new knowledge that contributes to improving well-being. Social science research, in particular, is directly linked to the challenges of less developed countries like Nigeria. It generally aims to strengthen policies and practices for economic growth, development and societal well-being. Good social …

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‘Mass Effect’ Director’s Studio Creates ‘Brand New Sci-Fi Game’

Humanoid Studios – whose CEO and founder directed the original Mass Effect trilogy – revealed some details about his first project. The studio’s website has been updated to state that “the current project is a cross-platform AAA game, focused on [a] character-driven narrative in an all-new sci-fi universe”. The website …

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A new way to boost your creativity is getting rave reviews

Creativity can seem magical. We’re impressed by those who can come up with world-changing ideas, design unforeseen but integral gimmicks, or write compelling works of fiction seemingly from scratch. But magically, most people desire creativity, but no one knows a surefire way to learn it. Angus Fletcher, an English professor …

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What is science fiction? A close look at gender

A seemingly simple question that fandom wars can and have been fought over, “What is science fiction?” has a complicated answer. After checking a few dictionaries, the consensus seems to be: Stories that rely on scientific or technological advances, often set in the future or on alien worlds. A hotly …

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Mouse study reveals new method to unlock the blood-brain barrier

The blood-brain barrier acts as a safety boundary for the brain, playing a vital role in protecting the delicate neurons within. However, its strict admissions policy can be a problem when it comes to sending drugs to treat brain diseases. For years, scientists have been trying to find ways to …

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Federal Funding Supports Institute for Scientific Research’s Low-Income Scholarships

The Albright College Science Research Institute (SRI) has been named the recipient of $1.48 million in new federal funding. The funds, requested by Rep. Chrissy Houlahan and successfully allocated through the Community Project Funding process in this year’s Congressional budget, will help connect more than 200 low-income Berks County students …

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Weekend | Bureaucratizing science fiction

In Remedy Entertainment’s sci-fi video game Control, buildings are not human. They are, to all appearances, forged by human hands. Dull, featureless cement walls stretch above desks and cubicles; the white sunlight filters through the blinds and stirs the dusty air; pretentious sculptures litter the long silent halls. Everything about …

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Could we make cars with petroleum residues? New method could turn refinery byproducts into high-value, lightweight structural materials for cars, planes and spacecraft

As the world strives to improve the efficiency of cars and other vehicles to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the range of electric vehicles, the search for materials that are ever lighter and strong enough for use in car bodies is underway. Lightweight carbon fiber materials, similar to the …

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PMHS Science Research Students Rank 1st & 2nd in JSHS

From the Pelham School District PMHS Senior Olivia Pollock won 1st place overall and Best in Fair and classmate Ann Liu placed 2nd at the New York State Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) held last week. In addition to winning a $2,000 scholarship, Olivia will now travel to the …

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From method to madness: Gators S&C coach Mark Hocke breaks down new approach

It’s typical for a football team’s strength coach to be the most energetic and outspoken member of any given staff, and it’s no different with Florida Gators strength coach Mark Hocke. He brings an infectious charisma that captivates an audience like no other, which became evident during his first media …

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TAL Education focuses on smart hardware and life science research – Pandaily

Your browser does not support HTML5 audio TAL Education, one of the leading after-school tutoring service providers in China, is exploring smart hardware development and life science research. Recently, it has established a number of subsidiaries whose businesses include software development, technical services and intelligent hardware. Sina Tech learned from …

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Burrows and Fargion Rewrite and Sci-Fi Coming to 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 8 p.m. at Studio Lilian Baylis. The duets are the …

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Holo-imprinting: A rapid manufacturing method for

picture : * to see Continued Credit: by Jianghao Xiong, Qian Yang, Yannanqi Li and Shin-Tson Wu Lately, liquid crystal (LC) planar optics are emerging as a new holographic optical element (HOE). Besides the ability to record and reproduce an arbitrary wavefront as in traditional HOEs, planar LC optics also …

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Star Trek Original Series Shows Science Fiction Has Always Been Political

It’s a strange thing to see whenever a new star trek the series or character is advertised and revealed as containing some form of current social commentary, that there is inevitably some commentary from a disgruntled person. Such comments are phrased in different ways, but often come back to someone …

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