Elon Musk’s SpaceX completes the world’s first launches of 2022

Elon Musks SpaceX completes the worlds first launches of 2022

The space race continues in pandemic times alreadytime with the launch to take place in the next few hours, Elon Musk’s SpaceX is moving forward with the launch of the first orbital trips of 2022. But it is not only SpaceX that is on the front line, since Virgin Galactic tycoon Richard Branson was heading … Read more

Chemists use DNA to build the world’s tiniest antenna

Journal Reference: Scott G. Harroun, Dominic Lauzon, Maximilian C. C. J. C. Ebert, Arnaud Desrosiers, Xiaomeng Wang, Alexis Vallée-Bélisle. Monitoring protein conformational changes using fluorescent nanoantennas. Nature Methods, 2021 DOI: 10.1038/s41592-021-01355-5 “The results are so exciting that we are currently working on setting up a start-up company to commercialize and make this nanoantenna available to … Read more

Light–matter interactions simulated on the world’s fastest supercomputer

Journal Reference: Yuta Hirokawa, Atsushi Yamada, Shunsuke Yamada, Masashi Noda, Mitsuharu Uemoto, Taisuke Boku, Kazuhiro Yabana. Large-scale ab initio simulation of light–matter interaction at the atomic scale in Fugaku. The International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 2022; 109434202110657 DOI: 10.1177/10943420211065723 In a study published this month in The International Journal of High Performance Computing … Read more

Ancient DNA reveals the world’s oldest family tree

Journal Reference: Chris Fowler, Iñigo Olalde, Vicki Cummings, Ian Armit, Lindsey Büster, Sarah Cuthbert, Nadin Rohland, Olivia Cheronet, Ron Pinhasi, David Reich. A high-resolution picture of kinship practices in an Early Neolithic tomb. Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04241-4 By analysing DNA extracted from the bones and teeth of 35 individuals entombed at Hazleton North long cairn … Read more