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Using electrical stimulus to regulate genes

Using electrical stimulus to regulate genes This is how it works. A device containing insulin-producing cells and an electronic control unit is implanted in the body of a diabetic. As soon as the patient eats something and their blood sugar rises, they can use an app on their smartphone to...

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The best fictional Marines from movies and TV

The best fictional Marines from movies and TV Let’s be honest, most movies don’t get the Marines right, but that doesn’t mean some characters don’t capture what the Corps is all about. Even among the the incredible men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, Marines have a tendency to...

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Can copying your friends help you achieve your goals?

Can copying your friends help you achieve your goals? Consumers often struggle to achieve self-set life improvement goals, but what if deliberately emulating the successful strategies used by their friends could help them? A new paper published in the Journal of the Association for Consumer Research shows that encouraging people...

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How Will we Receive Signals From Interstellar Probes, Like Starshot?

How Will we Receive Signals From Interstellar Probes, Like Starshot? In a few decades, the Breakthrough Starshot initiative hopes to send a sailcraft to the neighboring system of Alpha Centauri. Using a lightsail and a directed energy (aka. laser) array, a tiny spacecraft could be accelerated to 20% the speed...

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On Memorial Day, we honor those who served and sacrificed

On Memorial Day, we honor those who served and sacrificed Thanks to the service of many in the military, NASA was able to move forward with exploration of the space beyond our world. Their courage and dedication to ensuring a better world is something we always honor, and will never...

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