Trump’s science and tech report focuses on deregulation

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Trump’s science and tech report focuses on deregulation Today, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released a report on what it considers to be the Trump administration’s achievements in advancing science and tech over the past year. “The Trump administration…

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Tangled ‘particle’ helps scientists model rare ball lightning

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Tangled ‘particle’ helps scientists model rare ball lightning Ball lightning (those bright spheres of light during some thunderstorms) remains mysterious despite decades of study. But how are you supposed to get a better look at it in a lab? Researchers might have…

Medics may slow biological time to save soldiers’ lives

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Medics may slow biological time to save soldiers’ lives Battlefield medics frequently only have a brief window of opportunity to treat an injury before it’s fatal or causes permanent disabilities, and it’s frequently so fleeting that there’s not much they can do….

Cuba’s ‘sonic attacks’ may have been a side-effect of spying

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Cuba’s ‘sonic attacks’ may have been a side-effect of spying Remember those ‘sonic attacks’ against the American and Canadian embassies last summer, making staff queasy and raising all kinds of questions as to what happened? There might have an answer. University of…

Amazon backs Marie Curie biopic starring Rosamund Pike

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Amazon backs Marie Curie biopic starring Rosamund Pike Amazon’s latest Prime Video production won’t just rely on star power to reel you in — it should also appeal to science fans. The internet giant is teaming with France’s Studiocanal on Radioactive, a…

Throat sensor helps you recover from a stroke

Throat sensor helps you recover from a stroke

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Throat sensor helps you recover from a stroke Your abilities to speak and swallow are frequently signs of how well you’re coping after a stroke, but measuring that is difficult. Microphones frequently can’t distinguish between the patient and ambient sounds, and there’s…