Luiz Ferreira

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'Spooky' Quantum Entanglement Confirmed Using Distant Quasars

If you read enough science news, you’ll know that there’s a long list of experiments attempting to “prove Einstein wrong.” None have yet contradicted …

Quantum Physics

Cancer: Deleting two molecules boosts immune response

According to a new study, deleting two key molecules can give immune cells a much-needed boost in the fight against cancer and infections. These …

Immunotherapy

Solar-powered quadcopter can reportedly "fly for hours"

We've heard about "solar-powered" quadcopters before, in which their battery is charged by ground-based photovoltaic panels. Now, however, …

Clean Energy

Leia o programa de governo dos 13 candidatos a presidente

Treze partidos solicitaram candidaturas a presidente ao TSE (Tribunal Superior Eleitoral). A campanha eleitoral começa oficialmente nesta 5ª feira …

Smart cement mixture turns buildings into batteries

<b>A smart cement mixture that can store electrical energy and discharge it on demand could convert buildings, bridges, curb stones and even street</b> …

Engineering

Mineral created in lab that can remove CO2 pollution from atmosphere

Scientists have found a way to produce a mineral, known as magnesite, in a lab that can absorb CO2 from the atmosphere, offering a potential strategy …

Trent University

MIT research points to autoimmune disease as the cause of glaucoma

An exciting breakthrough from a team of researchers MIT and Massachusetts Eye and Ear has revealed a new hypothesis behind the cause of glaucoma, a …

Medical Research

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

The next major innovation in batteries might be here

Lithium-ion batteries were first introduced to the public in a Sony camcorder in 1991. Then they revolutionized our lives. The versatile batteries now power everything from tiny medical implants and smartphones to forklifts and expensive electric cars. And yet, lithium-ion technology still isn’t …

Clean Energy

8 Reasons You're Waking Up Mid-Sleep, and How to Fix Them

One minute you’re snoozing peacefully, the next you’re wide awake in the dead of night. Sound familiar? Unless you’re blessed enough to conk out like …

Sleep

One man's suffering has exposed Monsanto's secrets to the world | Carey Gillam

It was a verdict heard around the world. In a stunning blow to one of the world’s largest seed and chemical companies, jurors in San Francisco have told Monsanto it must pay $289m in damages to a man dying of cancer which he claims was caused by exposure to its herbicides.<p>Monsanto, which became a …

Pesticides

Como certificar fotos do Instagram para evitar roubos

A maioria dos artistas, designers não pode pagar para registrar seus direitos autorais (Copyright Office), então devem usar o Blockai para certificar …

A roadmap for rapid decarbonization

The road to global decarbonization must involve renewable energy, as from these wind turbines in Germany, and improved transportation …

Fossil Fuels

Looking at Wind Turbines From a Different Angle

When we think of wind turbines, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the typical Sim City-esque type – 3 blades, gigantic, and wired into …

Wind Power