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‘Snowpiercer’s climate engineering could help us to refreeze Earth’s poles in real life – Syfy

In the 2013 science fiction film Snowpiercer, humanity attempts to stem the bleeding of human-driven climate change by releasing a whole bunch of particles into the atmosphere. The idea is to block out some percentage of sunlight and cool the…

Fox Weather Pushes False Claim That Climate Change Behind Power Outages

A Google news search for “climate change” this morning found an article by Fox Weather asserting that climate change is causing more power outages across the United States. This is false. While it is true that the number of power…

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William MacAskill: ‘There are 80 trillion people yet to come. They need us to start protecting them’

Although most cultures, particularly in the west, provide a great many commemorations of distant ancestors – statues, portraits, buildings – we are much less willing to consider our far-off descendants. We might invoke grandchildren, at a push great-grandchildren, but after…

Microscopic Robots Made from White Blood Cells Could Treat and Prevent Life-Threatening Illnesses

White blood cells have been made into a kind of micro-robot that could treat and prevent life threatening scientists in China. The tiny, laser-guided machines are made from white blood cells called neutrophils—and are set, the scientists think, to revolutionize medicine. Named ‘neutrobots’, they can deliver drugs to precise locations in the body after being […]

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Opinion: From global crises to demagogues, pondering life at 80 – Austin American-Statesman

I will turn 80 in August. I have seen the best and worst of America in those eight decades. I watched in awe as Apollo astronauts shot for the moon. I interviewed researchers who made amazing advances in medicine, technology,…

New Climate Promises, Same Old Global Warming – WRAL News

“Net-zero emissions” sounds like an ambitious goal, but for most corporations it’s just kicking the can down the road. Show Transcript first, there was green green technology, then there was sustainable this year there’s a hot new environmental buzzword. Net…

Dissolvable Implant Relieves Pain On Demand Without the Use of Drugs or Opioids

A new study unveiled a small, soft, flexible implant that relieves pain on demand and without the use of drugs. The first-of-its-kind device could provide a much-needed alternative to opioids and other highly addictive medications. The biocompatible, water-soluble device works by softly wrapping around nerves to deliver precise, targeted cooling, which numbs nerves and blocks […]

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