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Meta DNA Makes Revolutionizes DNA Nanotechnology By Scaling Up Size By 1000 to 1 Million Times

The new meta-DNA self-assembly concept may totally transform the microscopic world of structural DNA nanotechnology. Decades ago a huge milestone in DNA technology was the invention of DNA origami, where a long single-stranded DNA is folded into designated shapes with the help of hundreds of short DNA staple strands. DNA nanotechnology had challenges assembling larger (micron to millimeter) sized DNA …

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Apophis asteroid may be heading for Earth in 2068

    29th October 2020 Apophis asteroid may be heading for Earth in 2068 Observations of the near-Earth asteroid, Apophis, have already ruled out a collision with our planet in 2029 and 2036. However, the discovery of a new orbital characteristic suggests that a collision in the year 2068 remains a possibility.   Computer model of 99942 Apophis’s shape. Credit: …

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Ultrahigh-res OLED Displays With Over 10,000 Pixels Per Inch

Stanford researchers and collaborators in Korea have developed a new architecture for OLED – organic light-emitting diode – displays that could enable televisions, smartphones and virtual or augmented reality devices with resolutions of up to 10,000 pixels per inch (PPI). Resolutions of new smartphones are around 400 to 500 PPI. This technology was adapted from existing designs for electrodes of …

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How Giving Robots a Hybrid, Human-Like ‘Brain’ Can Make Them Smarter

Squeezing a lot of computing power into robots without using up too much space or energy is a constant battle for their designers. But a new approach that mimics the structure of the human brain could provide a workaround. The capabilities of most of today’s mobile robots are fairly rudimentary, but giving them the smarts to do their jobs is …

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Clovis only made stone tools for about 300 years

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. The Clovis, some of North America’s earliest inhabitants, only made stone tools during a brief 300-year period from 13,050 to 12,750 years ago, new research shows. There is much debate surrounding the age of the Clovis—a prehistoric culture named for stone tools found near …

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Oreo Built a Doomsday Vault to Protect Its Cookies From a Harmless Asteroid

Apocalypse Currency In a dazzling demonstration of a company having its priorities in order, Oreo says it built a concrete vault in Norway to protect its cookies from the apocalypse. Specifically, CNET reports, the stunt is a response to the “Election Day asteroid” scheduled to pass near Earth on November 2. Nevermind that the asteroid poses absolutely no danger to …

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OpenAI’s GPT-3 Wrote This Short Film—Even the Twist at the End

OpenAI’s text generating AI has gotten a lot of buzz since its release in June. It’s been used to post comments on Reddit, write a poem roasting Elon Musk, and even write an entire article in The Guardian (which editors admitted they worked on and tweaked just as they would a human-written op ed). When the system learned to autocomplete …

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Canada and China Make Progress to Advanced Nuclear Energy

Canada and China Make Progress to Advanced Nuclear Energy Brian Wang | October 22, 2020 | The Canadian government is investing CAD20 million (USD15 million) of federal funds to accelerate the development of Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant. The IMSR power plant will generate 195 MWe, fueled using standard-assay low-enriched uranium. …

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Videos of GM’s Driverless Cars Show Several Near-Crashes

I’m Walkin’ Here! Last week, the California DMV gave General Motors permission to test its Cruise fully-driverless cars on the streets of San Francisco. But based on footage of the cars in action that Cruise itself uploaded to YouTube, the vehicles may not be ready. As Jalopnik reports, the videos mostly show driverless cars following the rules of the road. …