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Last April, a team of researchers succeeded in 3D printing a chemically active structure using nanocomposites and a commercial 3D printer. Their research has now been recognized by the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials journal, having been awarded the STAM 2016 Altmetrics Award.
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Yeah, right. Businesses will start behaving ethically, and pigs will fly, mostly because Brexit is a way to emphasize that global thinking is essential... #bullshit #politicalposturing #potcallingthekettleblack
Multinational businesses must avoid short-term thinking and show leadership to help restore faith in globalization among citizens who feel left behind by the pace of economic change, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.
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For the first time an electric car has completed the Dakar rally

It came dead last but that's still a lot better than a quarter of entrants who fail to even finish the formidable 5,600 km long event.

The Spanish made Acciona puts out 340 horses and the massive 150kWh battery pack in its belly gives 200km of range under racing conditions. The battery can be fully charged in 60 minutes. An hour seems like a long time but 150kWh is roughly what an average American house uses in a week.

I am very excited to see how EVs progress over time in this competition. If other races are any indication we are set to see rapid and solid progress.

In 2011 at the Pike's Peak Hill Climb Nobuhiro Tajima's electric race car set itself on fire. Not a great start. In 2015 electric cars placed first and second winning setting record times in all classes.

In the five years between 2010 and 2015 average speeds for electric motorcycles at The Isle of Man TT Zero race went up 23%.
We are going to see significant improvements to battery energy density and charge times in the next 4-5 years. Along with greatly reduced complexity and inherently better reliability of these types of vehicles they have the potential to be very competitive in this style of endurance racing.

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/electric-car-first-zero-emissions-vehicle-finish-dakar-rally.html
The Acciona 100% EcoPowered rally car powered its way to the finish of the world's toughest motor event without burning a drop of fuel and with no tailpipe emissions.
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How drug companies keep insulin prices high http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-drug-companies-keep-insulin-prices-high/ -via Flynx
​Why isn't there cheap, generic insulin for diabetes? Report looks at drug company practices that dominate the market
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A lembrar para sexta-feira...
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Discuss this comic in the forum. January 16, 2017. Hey, I did an interview with Patreon. Discuss this comic in the forum. January 15, 2017. Discuss this comic in the forum. January 14, 2017. Hey look, Kelly helped discover a terrifying species of parasitoid. Discuss this comic in the forum · SMBC on Reddit.
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The personal archive of Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695), is digitised and available as an online publication: Codices Hugeniani Online.
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This is extremely useful for medical bandages. Common glues stick to the skin and are difficult to take out for inspection without damaging the wound.
 
"A small team of researchers at Kiel University in Germany has developed new technology that emulates the way a gecko uses its toes to cling to flat surfaces. In their paper published in the journal Science Robotics, the team describes their new adhesive, how well it works and possible applications.
Geckos are famous for their ability to walk up flat surfaces such as glass with little apparent effort—this ability has fascinated scientists for many years, inciting some to attempt to replicate the ability with various sticky-type materials. To date, there has been some success but most techniques require the use of heat or electronics to get the materials to adhere and let go on demand. In this new effort, the researchers report on a type of adhesive that can be switched on and off simply by shining a UV light on it".
(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers at Kiel University in Germany has developed new technology that emulates the way a gecko uses its toes to cling to flat surfaces. In their paper published in the journal Science Robotics, ...
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If we sign up to #TTIP trade deal with Trump, the first thing to be sold off to US corporations will be the #NHS - http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/donald-trump-trade-deal-brexit-theresa-may-ttip-nhs-sold-off-american-us-corporations-a7531111.html
With Theresa May indicating that Britain’s future lies outside the EU single market and Donald Trump signalling his desire for a quick US-UK trade deal, the likelihood of a future deal with America has shot up the agenda.
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Swiss #scientists believe that only decades remain before areas that have been covered with ice for thousands of years melt away. The melting of the long-frozen snow and ice in the Swiss Alps, and elsewhere around the world, has already yielded numerous #ancient artifacts, from hunting tools to goat-skin leggings, shoes, and #Otzi the Iceman, the remains of a man who lived more than 5,000 years ago; and they are turning up with more and more frequency as the speed of melting increases.
Swiss scientists believe that only decades remain before areas that have been covered with ice for thousands of years melt away. The melting of the long-frozen snow and ice in the Swiss Alps, and else
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The F-35 Amazingly Has Even More Problems Than We Thought http://gizmodo.com/the-f-35-amazingly-has-even-more-problems-than-we-thoug-1791285476 -via Flynx
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive military program in the world with a total cost of more than $1 trillion. Now, a new Pentagon report suggests that the futuristic fighter jet still has hundreds of deficiencies and won’t be ready for ready for full combat testing until 2019.
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