Tekoso Media Provides Web Hosting For Small Businesses
by cosmoso

For Immediate Release – Tekoso Media Web Hosting Internet company Tekoso Media has recently begun offering web hosting services including shared hosting, cloud hosting and storage, VPS hosting and dedicated servers for both Windows and Linux platforms. Prices are very cheap and come with generous software packages, security and cutting edge computer technology. Also servers […]

Cassini’s Last Moments In Space Before Landfall
by cosmoso

For NASA’s Saturn explorer, the end will come all too quickly. Cassini, NASA’s explorer of Saturn, remaining life is now measured in just a few days. Coming up on September 12, just three days before NASA’s veteran Saturn explorer takes a dive into the planet’s atmosphere, the spacecraft will whip around the hazy moon Titan […]

It rains solid diamonds on Neptune and Uranus
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Scientists forecast rain storms of solid diamonds on two of the solar system’s most interesting planets The obvious question any entrepreneur might ask is how do you mine these diamonds? In short, you don’t. It would take highly advanced space drones, the likes of which not even SpaceX is ready for yet, let alone the […]

Study Proves Exxon Spent Millions Misleading Public About Climate Change
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An academic study published Tuesday in the journal of Environmental Research Letters at IOPScience provides more evidence that oil giant ExxonMobil spent millions of dollars misleading the American public on climate change While it’s not a new revelation that Exxon has intentionally misled the public regarding climate change, a Harvard team of climate scientists prove […]

Elon Musk Posts New SpaceX Space Suit To Instagram
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Eccentric billionaire Elon Musk posted an image of an astronaut in a SpaceX space suit to Instagram this week, saying it wasn’t just a mock-up and has actually been tested “First picture of Spacex spacesuit. More in days to follow,” said Elon Musk on his Instagram account, following up with, “Worth noting that this actually […]

Alternative currencies are the future: why it matters for development
by cosmoso

When I began to teach in 2012, I decided to start my course with an analysis of how money affects social order. What my students found particularly fascinating was the then-nascent world of cryptocurrencies, which I described at length as a crucial feature in the future of money. Some colleagues criticised my approach. They accused […]

When – and why – did people first start using money?
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Sometimes you run across a grimy, tattered dollar bill that seems like it’s been around since the beginning of time. Assuredly it hasn’t, but the history of human beings using cash currency does go back a long time – 40,000 years. Scientists have tracked exchange and trade through the archaeological record, starting in Upper Paleolithic […]

Time travel: a conversation between a scientist and a literature professor
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Richard Bower, Durham University and Simon John James, Durham University Literature professor Simon John James and physicist Richard Bower were both involved in the curating the exhibition, Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there. Their conversations quickly revealed to them the many, wildly various, meanings of “time travel”. Here, […]

Beyond just promise, CRISPR is delivering in the lab today
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Ian Haydon, University of Washington There’s a revolution happening in biology, and its name is CRISPR. CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) is a powerful technique for editing DNA. It has received an enormous amount of attention in the scientific and popular press, largely based on the promise of what this powerful gene editing technology will someday do. […]

When I grow up, I want to be a researcher…
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Jérémy Filet, Université de Lorraine and Lisa Jeanson, Université de Lorraine “So what’s your PhD topic again?”… Nowadays, this is the question most commonly asked to early-career researchers, and the answer is becoming more and more complex. While an interdisciplinary approach is favoured in English-speaking world, the French academic system often keeps doctoral students within […]