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What happens if quantum physicists can prove reality isn’t real?

You’re probably not reading this right now. That’s not a philosophical statement about the number of non-readers a given news article has. It’s a declaration of the literal. This article might not exist. You, me, TNW’s Neural vertical for artificial intelligence news and analysis, our offices in Amsterdam, your favorite T-shirt: it’s quite possible that none of these things actually exist. Or that they all exist but the reality they exist in doesn’t. It’s complicated. But it’s not as counter-int...
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Google and YouTube will cut off ad money for climate change deniers

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will no longer allow advertisers, publishers, and YouTube creators to monetize content that denies the existence of climate change. The company detailed the changes on Thursday.“Today, we’re announcing a new monetization policy for Google advertisers, publishers and YouTube creators that will prohibit ads for, and monetization of, content that contradicts well-established scientific consensus around the existence and causes of climate change,”...
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New images from Mars will guide search for evidence of ancient life, says study

Pictures taken by Perseverance rover show how water helped shape planet’s landscape billions of years agoImages from Mars reveal how water helped shape the red planet’s landscape billions of years ago, and provide clues that will guide the search for evidence of ancient life, according to a new study.In February, Nasa’s Perseverance rover landed in Jezero crater, where scientists suspected a long-gone river once fed a lake, depositing sediment in a fan-shaped delta visible from space. Continue r...
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Anthony Fauci cries while revealing that he has PTSD from the HIV/AIDS crisis in a new documentary

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at the White House in January 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images In a new documentary, Dr. Anthony Fauci reveals he has PTSD from the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Fauci helped treat AIDS patients and oversaw HIV/AIDS research in the 1980s and 90s. Some Americans saw him as the enemy back then, the way others do now. See more stories on Insider's business page. Decades before Dr. Anthony Fauci led the US re...
Tags: Science, News, White House, Aids, Hiv, US, Trends, Indiana, National Institutes of Health, Anthony Fauci, Nih, National Geographic, NIAID, Fauci, Bethesda Maryland, Eric Holcomb


Anthony Fauci says one line from 'The Godfather' has shaped his career

The line "It's not personal, Sonny. It's strictly business," comes from the 1972 film "The Godfather." IMDb/Paramount Pictures In a new documentary, called "Fauci," Dr. Anthony Fauci reveals that a line from the movie "The Godfather" has guided his career. It's a classic quote: "It's not personal. It's strictly business." See more stories on Insider's business page. "It's not personal, Sonny. It's strictly business."The deadpan line, delivered by a young Al...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, News, Washington, Disney, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Brooklyn, Ronald Reagan, National Institutes of Health, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Nih, George W Bush


The US could authorize COVID-19 vaccines for younger kids around Halloween, Pfizer's new timeline suggests

A boy receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the Israeli city of Holon on June 21. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday, Pfizer asked the FDA to authorize its COVID-19 shot for kids ages 5 to 11. That means kids could start getting vaccinated sometime around Halloween. The FDA could authorize vaccines for kids ages 6 months to 5 years in late November, Pfizer's timeline suggests. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vaccines for kids have finally entered the home str...
Tags: Science, Kids, News, Children, US, Trends, Getty Images, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Afp, Orlando Florida, Johnson & Johnson, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


The White House says vaccine mandates raised employee vaccination by 20+ percentage points

President Joe Biden delivers remark on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images A White House report says vaccine mandates helped raise vaccination rates. The report argues that the requirements were increased employee vaccination rates by 20+ percentage points. The mandate for private employers has not been enacted yet, but some businesses moved pre-emptively. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House said that...
Tags: New York, Science, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, News UK, Vaccine, Louisiana, Biden, Detroit, United Airlines, Henry Ford Health System, Jen Psaki, Coronavirus


NASA is about to launch a spacecraft to explore swarms of ancient 'fossil' asteroids that surround Jupiter

An illustration showing the Lucy spacecraft passing one of the Trojan Asteroids near Jupiter. Southwest Research Institute Next week, NASA plans to launch its Lucy probe to the Trojan asteroids that surround Jupiter. The Trojans are like fossils, unchanged since the solar system was born 4.6 billion years ago. Lucy aims to visit eight different asteroids - a record number of encounters. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is about to launch an ambitious mission to explor...
Tags: Japan, Science, News, Dart, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Asteroids, Mars, Jupiter, Pluto, Rocket Launch, Lucy, Neptune, Solar System, Kuiper Belt


A Brilliant Demonstration of Magnets & the Promise of Levitating Trains (1975)

For a brief time in the 1980s, it seemed like trains powered by maglev — magnetic levitation — might just solve transportation problems everywhere, maybe even replacing air travel, thereby eliminating one of the most vexing sources of carbon emissions. Maglev trains don’t use fuel; they don’t require very much power by comparison with other sources of high speed travel; they don’t produce emissions; they’re quiet, require less maintenance than other trains, and can travel at speeds of 30...
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One of Colorado's largest health systems is denying organ transplants to most unvaccinated people

Dr. Matthew Cooper carries a kidney before a transplant at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC on June 28, 2016. Molly Riley/AP Colorado's UCHealth system is denying organ transplants to most unvaccinated people. Transplant centers often prioritize patients who are more likely to survive after surgery. Vaccinated people fall into that category, since they're well protected against COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 100,000 Amer...
Tags: Death, Science, News, Colorado, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Louisiana, The Washington Post, New York University, Afp, Arthur Caplan, Caplan, Strasbourg France, The Post, UNOS


Some countries are limiting teens to 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine, citing very rare heart complications which can follow a 2nd shot

A 12-year-old in Los Angeles received a COVID-19 vaccine in May 2021. Patrick Fallon/AFP/Getty Images Norway, Hong Kong, and the UK moved to give young people only a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Data suggests that a type of heart inflammation is slightly more common in adolescent males. Authorities in the US - where more children are badly ill - decided full vaccination outweighs the risk. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some countries are offering only one dose of CO...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Science, Sweden, Cdc, Israel, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Britain, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Finland, Vaccination, Heart


Scientist Recruitment in Ministry of Earth Sciences 2021

Scientist Vacancy Recruitment in Ministry of Earth Sciences 2021  Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) invites online applications in the prescribed format from eligible candidates for the recruitment of the following various 12 Sarkari Naukri Vacancy for Scientists on direct recruitment basis in its organisations. (Advt. No. MoES/A-12024/1/2021-Estt). MoES Scientist Recruitment 2021 Vacancies  Scientist - 'C' : 09 vacancies, Pay Scale: Pay Level-11... Please Click on the Title to Read Full ...
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Father of the Cyborgs review – the Indiana Jones of neuroscience

This film exploring the ideas of Dr Phil Kennedy, who had an electrode implanted in his brain, throws up interesting prospects for the human futureDr Phil Kennedy is regarded by many as the Indiana Jones of neuroscience: a Limerick-born doctor who became a bioengineering trailblazer, making people excited – and then nervous – by the way he worked outside the system. Then finally, sensationally, he experimented on himself by having an electrode implanted inside his brain in a Belize clinic that s...
Tags: Europe, Science, Technology, Film, Neuroscience, World news, Culture, Ireland, Indiana Jones, Kennedy, Belize, Limerick, Phil Kennedy, Documentary films



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