Category Archives: Science and Technology

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Scientific dating methods

livescience.com How do scientists figure out how old things are? Dating objects isn’t just important for understanding the age of the world and how ancient humans lived. Forensic scientists use it to solve crimes, from murder to art forgery. Radiocarbon … Continue reading

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Common drug reduces severity of COVID-19

timesofisrael.com Israeli study shows generic anti-lipid drug may squelch COVID-19 severity The medicine, which is sold under a number of brand names, is America’s 73rd most prescribed drug. It is designed to reduce lipids known as triglycerides, the most common … Continue reading

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Digital mind mapping for pandemic era

commongroundnews.org How does mind mapping software work? Without the need to draw a map by hand, you can quickly create new branches, change their style and colour, and add text and images. You can also easily make edits if needed. … Continue reading

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Problems with wind and solar energy

What’s Wrong with Wind and Solar? Are wind, solar, and batteries the magical solutions to all our energy needs? Or do they come with too high a price? Mark Mills, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, analyzes the true cost … Continue reading

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Israeli technology saving Africa

sputniknews.com Israel to the Rescue? How Innovation and Technology Is Saving Lives in Africa Determined to bring Israeli technology and innovation to African countries, some of which have also been suffering from the pandemic, the NGO’s mission is simple. It … Continue reading

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Israel needs energy storage for renewable energy

energy-storage.news Israel likely to need 8GWh of storage to meet 2030 renewable energy goals Yossi Sokoler, head of the regulatory department at the Israeli Electricity Authority (PUA), is among the speakers participating in next week’s Energy-Storage.news webinar, which focuses on … Continue reading

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EU funds Israeli research

calcalistech.com Nine Israeli organizations granted EU funding under Horizon 2020 program The entities will take part in eight of the twenty-three international projects designed to tackle the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic By James Spiro Reprinted from Calcalist, September 6, 2020 … Continue reading

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AI used to accurately identify prostate cancer

scitechdaily.com Artificial Intelligence Identifies Prostate Cancer With Near-Perfect Accuracy During testing, the AI demonstrated 98% sensitivity and 97% specificity at detecting prostate cancer — significantly higher than previously reported for algorithms working from tissue slides. University of Pittsburgh Reprinted from … Continue reading

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