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Covid Pandemic Science

How COVID-19 is Tracked via Sewage

Sewers were one of the earliest and most impactful advents of public health in urban areas, and it’s exciting that we’re still finding new ways to use them to that end.

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Science Solar

Grid Scale Energy Storage 30x cheaper than Lithium-ion! How do they do that?

Utility scale energy storage is a hot topic right now as grid operators look for ways to economically adopt intermittent renewable sources like wind and solar into our global electrical systems. Now a team at MIT has combined and improved several existing technologies into a flexible modular solution that could be as much as 30x […]

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Will DNA replace hard drives as data storage in the future?

Lex Fridman interviews Chris Mason. Chris Mason is a professor of genomics, physiology, and biophysics at Cornell, doing research on the long-term effects of space on the human body. He is the author of The Next 500 Years: Engineering Life to Reach New Worlds.

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How Electricity Actually Works

Veritasium conducts an experiment to see how electricity actually flows.

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Science

Nuclear fusion breakthrough achieved with new projectile technique

For decades the promise of nuclear fusion power has remained elusive. However, researchers may have cracked the code to make it happen sooner rather than later. Nuclear fusion has been achieved using a new projectile technique that accelerates fuel to 200 times the speed of sound. First Light Fusion, a UK based start-up, used a […]

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Science

Will Future Computers Will Be Radically Different?

For decades, digital computers have been dominant, but will that continue to be the case in the future? It wasn’t in the past.

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Science

Has quantum mechanics proved that reality does not exist?

In the past years you may have seen headlines claiming that objective reality does not exist because some quantum mechanics experiment has shown it. In this video Sabine Hossenfelder explains what this is all about and why this experiment doesn’t show that reality doesn’t exist.

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Science

What Caffeine Does to the Body

Jonathan from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses how caffeine interacts with the various tissues throughout the human body and produces it’s various effects, including potential side effects, safe amounts, and other considerations to keep in mind when using caffeine. Video Timeline 00:00 – 00:36 Intro 00:37 – 01:36 What Exactly is Caffeine? 01:37 – […]

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Future Science

The Rise of Vertical Indoor Farming

Plenty CEO Arama Kukutai joins Emily Chang to talk about the future of climate tech, why 2022 will be a critical year for Plenty’s business model, and how vertical farming can help provide produce anywhere in the world, year round.

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Science Space

How Vertical farms could take over the world

I recently started a hydroponic garden to have access to fresh lettuce and spices. It’s a fascinating field and it could lead to the most innovation in agriculture in centuries — like vertical farming. Vertical farming saves water, land, and energy — and it could be how we grow food on Mars.

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