Category: Science

Wireless pacemakers could make life easier for heart patients

With pacemaker maintenance operations often causing complications like bleeding and infection, this breakthrough could help to make an already

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Mars rover’s home crater was a potential hotbed for life

Water is likely to have arrived in a cold climate, according to the data. When it warmed up, however,

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Scientists now know how your brain differentiates faces

To figure this out, scientists first showed monkeys a set of pictures and recorded which face cells — neurons

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Silicon-laced diamonds could lead to practical quantum computers

The trick involves whittling down a synthetic diamond until it’s just 200 nanometers thick, etching optical cavities into its

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NASA’s Juno mission discovers Jupiter is really weird

Juno is being kept in fairly wide orbit around Jupiter’s poles, but every 53 days as it switches between

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Sensor-embedded plastic wrap makes brain surgery safer

The result is a brain mapping device that fits much more closely to the brain (giving it better readings)

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Sorry, you can’t plant enough trees to offset fossil fuels

This doesn’t mean humanity is doomed, provided the predictive model is reasonably accurate. However, it does reinforce the idea

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Doomsday seed vault upgrade protects against a warming Arctic

With that in mind, Statsbygg stresses that the seeds themselves have “never been threatened.” The mountainside that holds the

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Bacteria could lead to cleaner methane power

Methane as a greenhouse gas isn’t all that eco-friendly when used for power, but scientists might have a way

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Microsoft’s true holographic display fits in your glasses

The tech giant has also tackled some problems with generating those holograms. Its team took advantage of eye-tracked rendering

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