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Three favorites from TIME Magazine’s “Best Innovations of 2023”

Every year for more than twenty years, TIME editors compile a list of the most impactful ideas and products. This year, the editors focused on categories such as AI, accessibility, robotics,… read more >>

The scary combination of “rapid intensification” and “slower decay” in hurricanes

The rapid intensification and slower decay in recent hurricanes provide a terrible “one-two” punch, increasing storm surges and wind speeds at landfall while expanding the total area affected by the… read more >>

Treating Alzheimer’s disease with lights and sounds

A Boston-based startup developed a non-invasive treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that slowed Alzheimer’s disease patients’ cognitive delay by 83% and functional decline by 84% after just six… read more >>

Hottest month in over 120,000 years: Hot nights make it even more miserable.

July 2023 is the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. And we still have a few days to go before we flip the calendar to August.
According to Scientific American, “Because July is…

NASA’s DART mission successfully slams asteroid 3

Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), is a NASA space mission designed to test the planetary defense against near-Earth objects (NEOs). Last week, it crashed into Dimorphos, a small asteroid over… read more >>

Pumpkin toadlets can’t jump 3

What is tiny, bright orange, and really bad at jumping? The answer is a small amphibian found in the mountainous forests of Brazil, aptly called pumpkin toadlets. These tiny frogs are barely a… read more >>

Capturing the image of this black hole required an Earth-sized telescope

The Milky Way is a hazy, dare I say milky, band of light seen in the night sky. In 1610, Galileo Galilei used his telescope to show the light emanated from individual stars. In 1920, scientists first… read more >>

1960s US Army project unearths Greenland ice sheet’s fragility

A decades-old nuclear research project uncovers proof that the Greenland ice sheet has melted before.
During the 1960s, a US Army project called “Project Iceworm” set out to determine if… read more >>

C-Band 5G Telecom Delays and Airline Frustration 2

The airlines made their case to the FAA earlier this week, warning that the rollout of 5G service near airports could cause catastrophic disruption to both passenger flights and cargo shipments…. read more >>

When the charging station is (only) 93 million miles away

Lightyear has had a great month. First, they announced that their prototype car drives over 440 miles (770 km) on a single charge.  And that’s on a battery charge of just 60 kWh.
The Lightyear One…

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