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  • Researchers describe creating a multilayered material incorporating chip, sensors, actuators
  • Wearer feels mechanical vibrations through the skin; wireless and doesn’t require any batteries
  • AI "automatically detect bugs and gaps in a country’s censorship system so the user can view uncensored content"
  • Researchers at the University of Maryland "developed a kind of AI that they’ve named Geneva, which stands for 'Genetic Evasion.'”
  • "Scientists create spray-on bandages that could save lives in remote areas"
  • "Drugs could be delivered by spraying fibres directly onto the skin, study says"
  • Plastic-like material made from scales and skin is also biodegradable.
  • Hughes, 24, beat out 1,078 entrants from 28 different countries with the material, MarinaTex
  • The WHO "wasted no time to 'prequalifying' the newly approved vaccine"
  • The vaccine "has been in the works since the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak"
  • "Dozens of Thai malls pledge to drop plastic bags for 2020"
  • "Specific penalties for violating the planned ban were not specified."
  • Research study cites twentyfold increase in usage in 26 countries by 2028.
  • DESS provides continuous power w/o backup fossil-fuel-burning electrical power stations.
  • “Greta Thunberg effect” driving "huge increases" in carbon-reducing projects in developing countries
  • "Agencies who work with large corporations have also seen a spike in investment in carbon offsetting over the last 18 months"
  • Won't sink no matter how often it is forced into water or how much it is damaged or punctured.
  • Femtosecond bursts of lasers “etch” surfaces of metals with intricate nanoscale patterns
  • Superman (1978) movie at 75.6 GB held in the shape of 3D nanoscale gratings & deformations
  • Project Silica "aims to provide a cheaper, higher quality alternative for preserving digital content"
  • For one month last August, "the company implemented a three-day weekend every week"
  • Employees took 25.4% fewer days off during the month, printed 58.7% fewer pages
  • Nanocellulose Vehicle is "one-fifth the weight of steel but five times the strength"
  • Reduces "as much as 2,000 kg (4,400 lb) of carbon from the car's life cycle"