Astronauts found to destroy 54 percent more red blood cells in space

New research has found that during a six-month stay on the International Space Station, astronauts were destroying 3 million red blood cells every second. That's 54 percent more than the 2 million our bodies destroy and replace every second on Earth.

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Proof of concept verifies physics that could enable quantum batteries

For quantum batteries, the bigger the battery, the faster it charges. For the first time, team of scientists has now demonstrated the quantum mechanical principle of superabsorption that underpins quantum batteries in a proof-of-concept device.

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Bellwether releases profoundly uninspiring eVTOL test-flight footage

Bellwether has begun flight-testing its impossibly sexy Volar eVTOL flying supercar design at half scale, but the video appears to confirm our fears: all style with little substance, it appears to be a wobbly quadcopter drone with a flashy bodykit.

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Kevlar fibers fortify lithium-sulfur battery with 5x capacity of Li-ion

With the capacity to store up to five times the energy of lithium-ion solutions, researchers have a keen interest in lithium-sulfur batteries, and a team at the University of Michigan has taken a step toward realizing their real-world potential.

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New melanoma test predicts risk of skin cancer spreading

A new test has been developed to assess the likelihood of an early-stage melanoma either spreading or recurring. The test measures levels of several proteins in a biopsy, helping doctors assess which patients require more frequent follow-ups.

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Four-page autograph Nikola Tesla letter fetches $340,000 at auction

Nikola Tesla was one of the world's most important innovators and evidence of the gravitas of the Tesla name was on full display at an auction at Remarkable Rarities (RRAuctions) this week when a four-page autograph letter by Tesla fetched US$341,295.

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Long COVID patients show abnormal immune activity 8 months post infection

A study has reported that immune dysregulation persists in long COVID patients up to eight months after initial infection. The research found long COVID is characterized by elevated levels of specific immune biomarkers.

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Water Treatment & Distribution Applications with Zero Straight Run Requirements

Achieving an accurate flow measurement in distribution applications and water treatment is difficult when space is limited....

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Full production of Russia’s Tu-160 bomber restarted after 30 years

In an echo of the Cold War, Russia's first newly manufactured Tupolev Tu-160M (NATO designation Backfire) supersonic nuclear heavy bomber completed its maiden flight on January 12, reaching a height of 600 m (2,000 ft) during its 30-minute test.

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Winnebago prepares to show America’s first all-electric motorhome

Winnebago has announced plans to show an all-electric camper in just a few days. The Winnebago e-motorhome concept will debut at the 2022 Florida RV SuperShow and could lead to the first production electric motorhome in the US.

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