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Why copper is so good at killing super bugs (and regular bacteria, too)

Copper’s health benefits have been known for ages — literally. One of the oldest medical books in the world, the 5,000-year-old Smith Papyrus, details how copper was used in ancient Egypt to sterilize both water and directly treat injuries. Thousands…

Why Single Payer In the US Will Not Necessarily Lower Costs

A few days ago I wrote a multi-part tweet on the topic of whether single-payer in US health care would necessarily lower costs.  Twitter is a frustrating medium not only because of the short length but also because many critics…

20 Tesla Cybertruck Updates From Elon Musk

The Tesla Cybertruck reveal shared a few key details about the “truck,” but it left many people itching for more information and, well, scratching their heads. Naturally, Elon Musk monitored responses pretty closely by checking out what was popping on Twitter in the hours and days following the event, and he responded to numerous tweets sent his way. Below are several pieces of information succinctly added to other details about the Cybertruck

Is The Tesla Cybertruck Radical Enough? A Look At The Body Design Choices

When the CyberTruck came out on the stage, I was as shocked as everyone with the look of the vehicle. I was impressed by the specs and intrigued by Tesla’s ability to innovate in a direction nobody expected, structural efficiency of the body and frame. I was one of the few people, however, who expected a more radical surprise, like an autonomous interior without a steering wheel or cold air jets to fly over rough terrain. We may still get those in the future, but today I’m going to dive into the choices the Tesla team made and even ask if they considered something more out of the box than they released

EU Consensus Broken As 225 MEPs Vote Against ‘Climate Emergency’

In a significant moment in the history of the European Parliament, a third of MEPs today voted against attempts to exaggerate the impact of global warming.  The European Climate Realist Network (ECRN) welcomes the votes of 225 MEPs, who this…

Broken Glass Mishap Wrecks Tesla’s Cybertruck Launch

The big reveal of Tesla’s electric pick-up went embarrassingly wrong when the supposedly impact-proof windows smashed, leaving a flustered Elon Musk to flounder through the rest of his presentation in front of a badly damaged vehicle. The Tesla co-founder unveiled…

Elon Musk unveils Tesla's new Cybertruck

[embedded content] Tesla has released various electric car and even semi-truck models over the last few years. During an event on Thursday in Los Angeles, the company shared its vision for the future of pickup trucks. Elon Musk and his…

Niobium used as catalyst in fuel cell

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Glycerol fuel cell can replace batteries in cell phones and laptops, and could be used in future to run electric cars and supply power to homes.