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Invisibility cloaks, synthetic biology, funky chemistry, and the evolution of scientific thought—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of the sciences.

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https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/07/us-regulators-will-certify-first-small-nuclear-reactor-design/
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Ars Technica
NuScale will get the final approval nearly six years after starting the process.
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https://www.csiro.au/en/news/news-releases/2022/seven-megatrends-that-will-shape-the-next-20-years
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CSIRO
CSIRO has released a once-in-a-decade report which identifies and details seven global megatrends.
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https://www.technologyreview.com/2022/07/28/1056510/deepmind-predicted-the-structure-of-almost-every-protein-known-to-science/
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MIT Technology Review
DeepMind says its AlphaFold tool has successfully predicted the structure of nearly all proteins known to science. The AI lab is offering its database of over 200 million proteins to anyone for free. 
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Human embryo duplication has been scientifically possible for years. However, the scientific community has remained reluctant to clone a human for fear of what might come next.
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https://apnews.com/article/science-texas-trending-news-climate-and-environment-0eb6880f7c4532a845155a3bd44c2e4b
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Associated Press
LENORAH, Texas (AP) — To the naked eye, the Mako Compressor Station outside the dusty West Texas crossroads of Lenorah appears unremarkable, similar to tens of thousands of oil and gas operations scattered throughout the oil-rich Permian Basin.
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In April 2021, researchers revealed that they conversed with lucid dreamers, and the dreamers conversed back, opening the gates to novel forms of conversation.
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https://venturebeat.com/2022/07/03/three-ways-augmented-reality-affects-consumer-psychology/
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Venture Beat
AR is not taking a share of the digital pie as we know it today, but instead increasing the overall size of the pie.
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https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/industry/technology/web3-and-metaverse-the-future-of-the-internet.html
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Deloitte
Explore how web3 and the metaverse impact the future of the internet and what the future of the internet has in store for web3 and metaverse technologies.
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Burn victims to benefit from fewer skin grafts and faster rates of healing.
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https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/comcast-nbcuniversal-8k-virtual-reality-2022-winter-olympics
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Comcast
Comcast NBCUniversal today announced the launch of the NBC Olympics VR by Xfinity app.

Available for the first time in stunning 8K resolution, the app will feature more than 150 hours of live and on demand interactive virtual reality coverage of the Beijing Olympic Games, bringing viewers across the nation closer than ever to Team USA and the world’s athletes. To read more, use the button below to open the original external article.
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The successful transplant of a modified pig kidney into a human raises opportunities and concerns.
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Some geneticists think that resurrecting extinct animals might help restore balance to the ecosystem.
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Researchers are investigating ways to use quantum physics to create un-hackable Internet networks and broadband.
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Artificial intelligence systems could speed up the development of commercial nuclear fusion power plants.
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Increased private funding in the nuclear fusion industry is speeding up research and development.
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An Alzheimer's vaccine may soon hit the shelves, potentially saving millions of lives.
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Climate change lawsuits: Holding corporations accountable for environmental damages
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Neurotrophin-3 is a molecule that may be able to cure anxiety disorders completely, changing the mental health profession forever.
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With faster speeds and more computing power, 6G can enable technologies that are still being imagined.
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Cannabis products containing a high concentration of cannabidiol may help with chronic pain management.
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Do-it-yourself (DIY) medicine is a movement being driven by some members of the scientific community protesting “unjust” price hikes placed on life-saving medication by large pharmaceutical companies.
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Several medical teams are researching how gene editing can permanently fix genes that cause hearing loss.