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A management researcher from the University of Essex argues that true discovery and progress cannot rely on the minds and motivations of a few famous men. This involves investing in institutions that are anchored in democracy and sustainability - not only because it is more ethical, but because in the long run, it will be much more effective
In theory, a male skin cell can be turned into an egg and a female skin cell into a sperm cell. There is also the possibility of a child genetically connected to several parents, or only to one parent
The hostage situation can have profound psychological effects on people for many years. The psychological impact varies depending on the duration of captivity, the conditions endured, personal resilience and coping mechanisms
The composition of asteroid Psyche can tell scientists more about Earth's core because the two objects may have a similar structure. Both probably contain platinum, nickel, iron and possibly even gold - materials of commercial interest
Morbid hypocrisy is not inherently bad, but an increased interest in learning about the dangers presented in conspiracy theories can reinforce beliefs that the world is a much more dangerous place than it actually is.
Prof. Robert Goldman, an expert on the laws of war at the American University, explains how the laws of war apply to the current conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip
Javed Ali, Associate Professor of Counterterrorism, Domestic Terrorism, Cyber, and National Security at the University of Michigan answers questions THE CONVERSATION
The automotive industry is talking about the "Internet of Vehicles" (IoV), a network that can help vehicles detect roadblocks, traffic jams and pedestrians. She can help with the location of the vehicle on the road
As the number of spacecraft flying to the moon increases, people here on Earth will have to think about what happens to all the landings and debris left on the lunar surface and in orbit. The problem: private companies are excluded from the UN Space Treaty
The fact that so many nations - the United States, Russia, China, India, Israel - and even commercial entities are interested in landing on the moon means that there are many opportunities to create new partnerships
The Psyche spacecraft is launched to the metallic asteroid of the same name to understand what a planet's core looks like
Today, patients needing a heart transplant have to join a waiting list, and hearts become available when someone else dies. Because there are not enough hearts, only critically ill patients are put on the waiting list
The teachers who explained to him as a child the first Hillel flights led Stephen Alexander to fall in love with space, when the space agency was created when he was 3 years old and the first flight to the moon when he was 14 years old
A human error in the commands sent to her caused her antenna to tilt at an angle of two degrees from the Earth. The radio antenna engineers of the deep space network in Australia will try to contact her
The Soviets did manage to plant spies who provided the secrets of the atomic bomb to the Kremlin and allowed them to detonate the first bomb in August 1949, it was a copy of the bomb built in Los Alamos and dropped by the Americans on Nagasaki. British intelligence acquitted Oppenheimer
New research suggests that there may be two other significant factors that natural systems weigh: the information-theoretic nature of the genetic code and the principle of maximum entropy
M: Lak yes. Even under the most optimistic future scenarios—in which humans stop burning fossil fuels and reduce other greenhouse gas emissions—the average global temperature will likely remain at least 1°C above pre-industrial temperatures, and possibly much more, for hundreds of years.
The populists are lying when they claim they want to empower us all by denying judges the authority to oversee democracy. They really want to break through the strongest constitutional barrier against authoritarianism
At the end of 2019, the light of the star dimmed and went from the brightest in the Orion group to the third brightest. Since then it has returned and become even brighter than before
On Wednesday, June 14, the European Parliament voted to approve its own draft proposal for the Artificial Intelligence Law, legislation that has been two years in the making, aiming to shape global standards in the regulation of artificial intelligence
What can be learned from the NASA panel that investigates observations that until now were not clear what was seen in them
What will happen to all our stuff? What will happen to our homes, our schools, our neighborhoods, our cities? Who will feed the dog? Who will cut the grass? Although it's a common theme in movies, TV shows, and books, the end of humanity is still a strange thing to think about
The destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam came just as it seemed that Ukraine's counterattack was about to begin. It's probably not a coincidence. The operation was designed to engage the Ukrainian army in evacuating residents and block the possibility for Ukraine to liberate Crimea
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