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AI-Driven Amino Acid Drugs Surface as a Promising Treatment for Eye Conditions

The rapid evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) promises to revolutionize multiple sectors, and one area seeing tangible benefits is drug development. Historically, the creation of new medicines was a time-consuming endeavor, but AI-driven amino acid research is proving to accelerate the early developmental stages and get drugs to the market faster. Researchers at the Wilmer […]

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The Negative Public Perception of Nuclear Energy is Posing More Risks Than Its Actual Threat

Despite being in the age of information, misinformation can often cast a longer shadow especially pertaining to the perception of nuclear energy. Even with its green credentials and immense potential for reducing carbon emissions, nuclear power struggles with public perception. Currently, there are a lot of fears and misinformation with Japan’s release of […]

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In the Wake of Fukushima’s Waste Water Release, Public Perception on Nuclear Power Could Face a Roadblock

The fear and misinformation surrounding radiation has long loomed large in the public imagination. This is thanks to sensationalist portrayals and misunderstandings about its actual risks. With Japan recently deciding to release Fukushima water, there is even more global concern and more misinformation. That’s evidenced with China’s ban on the country’s seafood. When […]

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Beyond Fukushima: Nuclear Energy is Critical to Achieve Net Zero

The Fukushima Nuclear plant fallout continues as nations try to balance the risks while realizing the potential and need for nuclear energy. Japan initiated its planned release of treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific, a decision that has drawn international criticism and economic consequences. In a swift response, China […]

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The EV Industry Needs Standardization as Convenient as Filling Up at the Gas Pump for Improved Growth

The burgeoning field of electric vehicle (EV) technology is often characterized by rapid innovation, which makes industry-wide standardization a difficult, albeit crucial, endeavor. But with Texas mandating Tesla technology for EV charging new questions arise. The challenge of standardization has long been how to reconcile divergent visions for charging infrastructure. While Tesla’s CEO Elon […]

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Japan’s Radioactive Water Release Won’t Impact Neighboring Countries, Despite China’s Opposition and Ban on Japanese Seafood

With news of China banning seafood from Japan, the debate around nuclear energy has always been fraught with concerns about safety, especially following high-profile incidents like Fukushima. However, it’s worth noting that nuclear plants across the world, including officials in countries vocally concerned about Japan’s handling of tritiated water, routinely have their own radioactive […]

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Researchers: Viruses Like COVID-19 Can Be Prevented With the Development of a Targeted Nasal Spray Solution

As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are not just working on vaccines and treatments but also on preventive measures that could be simpler yet effective. Imagine a world where a spritz of a nasal spray could help you fight the virus? That notion isn’t just wishful thinking; […]

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Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Embedded Payment Processing
How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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First-Ever Crocodile Virgin Birth Could Lead Scientists to New Methods of Conservation and Preservation
June 16, 2023

In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists have recorded the first ever crocodile virgin birth at a reptile park in Costa Rica. A female American crocodile named Coquita, isolated for 16 years, was found with a clutch of 14 eggs, a phenomenon known as facultative parthenogenesis (FP). This type of asexual reproduction, previously observed in birds, […]

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What Does NASA’s Discovery of a Volcano-Riddled Earth-like Planet Mean for Life in Space?
June 15, 2023

As we continue to advance our technological prowess, we find ourselves peering deeper into the depths of the universe than ever before. Through the combined efforts of NASA‘s TESS satellite and the Spitzer Infrared Space Telescope, we’ve been offered a glimpse into what may be countless habitable zones. One such discovery, an Earth-like planet […]

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Ultramassive Black Hole Discovery Adds New Dimensions To Our Understanding of Space
June 9, 2023

Recent research from Durham University has uncovered a black hole so massive that it’s difficult to wrap our heads around. Weighing in at a staggering 30 billion times the size of our sun, this ultramassive black hole discovery has scientists questioning our current understanding of the cosmos. What are some of the most important […]

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TMC Vibration Control Contributes To Groundbreaking Cancer Research
May 24, 2023

TMC Vibration Control has partnered with the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) to help stabilize the advanced microscopes OHSU researchers use to study the nanobiology of cancer. TMC’s technology is essential for high-resolution imaging and accurate scientific research. Vibrations in the environment, such as from traffic, can cause the imaging equipment to shake, […]

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Overcoming Problems with Hybrid Rocket Engines is Key to Launching Us Further into Space
May 23, 2023

Hybrid isn’t just the word with us earthlings, it’s also the next big thing in space technology. Hybrid rocket engines have been developed to increase efficiency and control over more established liquid and solid rocket engines. With better rocket technology comes more accessible space exploration, meaning the potential for scientific discoveries and technological advancements […]

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New Nuclear Reactors Make Progress in U.S. The Permitting Process Still Keeps Us Behind.
May 15, 2023

The global energy landscape is undergoing significant changes, and in the midst of this transformation, the role of nuclear power is being revisited with renewed vigor. The advent of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) promises a safer, less waste-intensive, and cost-effective approach to nuclear energy, with major international players developing their own footprint of […]

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Nuclear Energy Will Need to Play a “Considerable Role” In Decarbonization to Make Up For Wind & Solar’s Deficiencies
May 11, 2023

As our world becomes more digitally interconnected, the demand for electricity continues to surge, fueled by sectors as diverse as electric vehicles, data centers, and artificial intelligence. The increasing need for a reliable and renewable energy source is a pressing matter, and nuclear energy is stepping up as a formidable contender, despite its historical […]

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For Wider Adoption of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors, Experts Call on Licensing & Permitting Reform
May 10, 2023

The future of scalable clean energy production is also the new dawn of nuclear with the advent of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs), a promising technology capable of revolutionizing America’s and the world’s energy landscape. As the global push for greener energy sources intensifies, these reactors present a viable pathway towards achieving significant climate […]

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The Great Texas Freeze of 2021 is Still Having an Impact on Trees. Here’s The Science Behind It.
April 20, 2023

The Great Texas Freeze The Great Texas Freeze of 2021 had varied negative consequences on the region, from actual fatalities, to damage to infrastructure and utilities. It’s not only still being felt, but often missed in tackling the lingering effects of weather anomalies: The impact on Texas’ trees. For example, East Texas pine trees face […]

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