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To train ISS astronauts, NASA uses physical mockups, zero-G "vomit comet" airplane rides, neutral buoyancy (underwater) and other pricey and complex schemes. However, virtual reality has become a new option, allowing astronauts to do realistic traini... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: engadget
Doctors dream of having artificial blood always on hand, but the reality has usually been very different. While you can produce red blood cells in a lab, the current technique (which prods stem cells into action) only nets a small number of them at... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: engadget
After testing all Ryzen 7 processors, it is time to zoom into the motherboards. This reviews details the €289 ASUS Crosshair VI Hero. The X370 motherboard is the high-end alternative in the R... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: guru3d
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Music lessons have become increasingly harder to access in schools. To enable more children to learn, we must stop teaching in such an academic wayMusic education is deteriorating around the country. Despite the enormous contribution of the music industry to the UK economy, with the creative industries overall estimated to generate £85bn net a year to GDP, , the government remains placid about its importance in schools. The Conservatives are too focused on the English baccalaureate, introduced to boost the number of students studying science and languages, to care. This is a great shame, as research has shown the huge benefits [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: The Guardian | UK
Rail union claims China will ‘make a killing at taxpayers' expense' after surprise announcement by UK government A Chinese company will help operate one of the biggest rail franchises in Britain after a surprise announcement by the government. MTR will run South West Trains with First Group for seven years from August. First MTR will take over from Stagecoach, which runs SWT services across south-east England to and from London Waterloo. Continue reading... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: The Guardian | UK
Goodhart's valuable study identifies Britain's new sociopolitical tribes in the wake of the Brexit vote Four years ago, I was asked to take part in an inquiry by the BBC Trust into whether the corporation's output reflected the breadth of opinion in the UK. “So much of the public conversation emanates from London, so that leads to a more tolerant, liberal approach to life. If you don't subscribe to that and you live in Gloucestershire, you may feel your views are not being represented. It pertains to all aspects of public life, not just the BBC,” the report quoted me as [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: The Guardian | UK

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