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How Will Movie Theaters Survive Post-Pandemic?
Chance the Rapper concert film
Entertainment
How Will Movie Theaters Survive Post-Pandemic?
Chicago musician Chance the Rapper is releasing his new concert film, “Magnificent Coloring World,” exclusively through AMC Theatres.
May 12, 2021

Chicago musician Chance the Rapper is releasing his new concert film, “Magnificent Coloring World,” exclusively through AMC Theatres.

Biology
“Octopus Vision” May Help Prevent Human Blindness
macular degeneration risk
Biology
“Octopus Vision” May Help Prevent Human Blindness
A new medical device that gives optometrists a fast, easy way to monitor a key macular degeneration risk factor was inspired by octopus vision.
May 12, 2021

A new medical device that gives optometrists a fast, easy way to monitor a key macular degeneration risk factor was inspired by octopus vision.

3D Printing
Startup Turns Sawdust “Ink” into 3D Printed Wood
3d printed wood
3D Printing
Startup Turns Sawdust “Ink” into 3D Printed Wood
Massachusetts startup Forust can make 3D printed wood with a natural-looking grain out of two wood waste products: sawdust and lignin.
May 11, 2021

Massachusetts startup Forust can make 3D printed wood with a natural-looking grain out of two wood waste products: sawdust and lignin.

Biology
New Blood Test Could Predict the Onset of Labor
blood test for onset of labor
Biology
New Blood Test Could Predict the Onset of Labor
Stanford University researchers have identified blood-based biomarkers that can be used to predict the onset of labor in pregnant women.
May 11, 2021

Stanford University researchers have identified blood-based biomarkers that can be used to predict the onset of labor in pregnant women.

Clean Energy
World's Largest Tidal Energy Turbine Will Prove Its Worth
tidal energy turbine
Clean Energy
World's Largest Tidal Energy Turbine Will Prove Its Worth
Orbital Marine Power successfully launched a tidal turbine that will soon become one of the world's most powerful tidal energy sources.
May 9, 2021

Orbital Marine Power successfully launched a tidal turbine that will soon become one of the world's most powerful tidal energy sources.

Astronomy
Algorithm Quickly Simulates Massive Universes in High-Res
cosmological simulations
Astronomy
Algorithm Quickly Simulates Massive Universes in High-Res
A new algorithm lets astrophysicists produce high-res cosmological simulations of large parts of the universe far more quickly than was previously possible.
May 9, 2021

A new algorithm lets astrophysicists produce high-res cosmological simulations of large parts of the universe far more quickly than was previously possible.

Sustainability
World’s Biggest Jeweler Will Only Sell Lab-Created Diamonds
lab-created diamonds
Sustainability
World’s Biggest Jeweler Will Only Sell Lab-Created Diamonds
Jewelry company Pandora has announced plans to start using only lab-created diamonds in its products, officially turning its back on diamond mining.
May 9, 2021

Jewelry company Pandora has announced plans to start using only lab-created diamonds in its products, officially turning its back on diamond mining.

Medicine
Icy Microneedle Patch Delivers Cell Therapy, Then Melts
microneedle patch
Medicine
Icy Microneedle Patch Delivers Cell Therapy, Then Melts
A new microneedle patch features needles made of ice instead of traditional materials, making it suitable for cell therapy delivery.
May 8, 2021

A new microneedle patch features needles made of ice instead of traditional materials, making it suitable for cell therapy delivery.

Climate Crisis
How Balloons Could Soak Up Carbon and Fight Climate Change
direct air capture
Climate Crisis
How Balloons Could Soak Up Carbon and Fight Climate Change
A new startup plans to strap direct air capture technology to balloons and float them into the atmosphere to collect and store carbon dioxide.
May 8, 2021

A new startup plans to strap direct air capture technology to balloons and float them into the atmosphere to collect and store carbon dioxide.

Transportation
TransLoc Is Using Big Data to Create A More Efficient Public Transit System
transloc
Transportation
TransLoc Is Using Big Data to Create A More Efficient Public Transit System
Cities across the U.S. are creating on-demand van transportation systems that work like Uber, but for the cost of a bus fare.
May 8, 2021

Cities across the U.S. are creating on-demand van transportation systems that work like Uber, but for the cost of a bus fare.

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