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Whitest-ever paint could help cool Earth, study shows

  New paint reflects 98% of sunlight as well as radiating infrared heat into space, reducing need for air conditioning Prof Xiulin Ruan, a professor of mechanical engineering, with a sample of the paint. Photograph: Jared Pike/Purdue University   Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington Thu 15 Apr 2021 19.00 BST       2,778   The whitest-ever…
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Scientists develop transparent wood that is stronger and lighter than glass

  book Twitter Pinterest Reddit LinkedIn Email Bob McDonald’s blog: a simple procedure results in see-through wood   Bob McDonald · CBC Radio · Posted: Feb 05, 2021 3:22 PM ET | Last Updated: February 6   A flower is visible behind a piece of the transparent material. (Qinqin Xia, University of Maryland/Science Advances) Researchers at the University of Maryland…
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Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety

Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety   42 A thermally modulated battery for mass-market electric vehicles without range anxiety and with unsurpassed safety, low cost, and containing no cobalt, is being developed by a team of Penn State engineers.  IMAGE: CHAO-YANG WANG’S LAB, PENN STATE   A’ndrea Elyse Messer January 18,…
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India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’

India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’ Adivasis and their allies are being persecuted for protesting development that destroys the environment By Virginius Xaxa on January 4, 2021       Adivasi woman signs a petition with her thumbprint during a campaign to organize. Credit: Joerg Boethling Alamy On October 8, 2020, Indian authorities arrested Stan Swamy, an…
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Zoom helps governments like China to censor people

ow Zoom violated its own terms of service for access to China’s market Like global tech companies before it, Zoom caved to the Chinese government, even when it meant overlooking basic human rights. Zoom helps people connect — but it also helps governments like China’s surveil and censor people.Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images…
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Drug ISRIB is a Memory Enhancer, Anti Cancer Agent, Protects Hearing and Perhaps has anti Aging Effects

Aging Mice Have Memory And Cognitive Declines Reversed With An Experimental Drug Rebecca CoffeyContributor Science I’m interested in the nexus of evolution, health, and behavior.   A small-molecule drug named ISRIB quickly and safely restores to old mice youthful levels of cognitive function. Alphabet Inc,’s Biotech Firm Calico holds the license to ISRIB.   The…
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Will a New Glass Battery Hammer the Last Nail on the Coffin of Oil?

Will a New Glass Battery Accelerate the End of Oil? New low-cost, nonflammable, high-capacity, rapid-charging solid-state battery could pose threat to the internal combustion engine By Mark Anderson Photo: Cockrell School of EngineeringJohn Goodenough, coinventor of the lithium-ion battery, heads a team of researchers developing the technology that could one day supplant it. Advertisement Editor’s Picks…
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New World Record in Solar Cell Efficiency with perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell

Scientists Just Set a New World Record in Solar Cell Efficiency   DAVID NIELD 14 DECEMBER 2020 Improving the efficiency of solar cells can make a huge difference to the amount of energy produced from the same surface area and the same amount of sunshine, and another world record has been beaten in the push for better…
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Best Linux for Gaming

Best Linux Distributions Crafted Specifically for Gaming Last updated October 29, 2020 By Munif Tanjim 61 Comments Long gone are the times when gaming on Linux was next to impossible. In fact, gaming on Linux has grown quite stable in recent years. Although there are hundreds of Linux distros, all with different ideals and for various…
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Bionic Eye Tech Learns Its ABCs

Bionic Eye Tech Learns Its ABCs An experiment stimulates monkeys’ brains to generate shape perceptions By Simon Makin on December 4, 2020       Credit: Alamy Jens Naumann was 17 when an accident sent a fragment of metal from a railway line flying into his left eye. Three years later, a metal sliver from…
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