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17th February 2024

OpenAI launches text-to-video generator

The Internet is abuzz with talk about Sora, a new AI model that brings text-to-video generation to a whole new level.

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15th February 2024

New cells may cut lab-grown meat costs

A breakthrough in cultured meat has been reported at Tufts University, Massachusetts. Bovine muscle cells can now be made to produce their own growth signals, removing the costly ingredients from the production process.

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9th February 2024

New record for nuclear fusion power: 69 MJ

Researchers have successfully generated 69 megajoules (MJ) of energy using the Joint European Torus (JET) – the largest amount ever in a fusion experiment and a new world record.

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7th February 2024

New video of Atlas bipedal robot

Boston Dynamics has released a new video of the Atlas bipedal robot, showing its latest abilities.

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3rd February 2024

AI to disrupt creative jobs in the near future

A new report forecasts widespread disruption in the creative and entertainment industries due to generative AI over the coming three years.

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1st February 2024

SpaceX chosen to deliver new space station in 2028

Airbus and Voyager Space have announced the selection of SpaceX to launch the new "Starlab" commercial space station to low-Earth orbit (LEO).

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31st January 2024

Smallest exoplanet to hold water vapour

Astronomers have determined that GJ 9827 d – at only twice the diameter of Earth – is the smallest exoplanet yet found to hold water vapour in its atmosphere.

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27th January 2024

World's first cultured eel

Israeli startup Forsea Foods is on a mission to save wild eel populations from extinction by developing cell-cultured seafood.

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24th January 2024

30 TB hard drive launched by Seagate

The capacity of data storage has reached another new level with the first ever 30 terabyte (TB) hard drive, just three years after the 20 TB milestone.

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20th January 2024

Israel becomes third country to approve sale of lab-grown meat

Aleph Farms, an Israeli food technology company, has been granted regulatory approval for "Aleph Cuts", the world's first cultivated beef steaks to be commercially saleable.

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16th January 2024

World's first trillionaire predicted within a decade

The world's first trillionaire is predicted by UK charity Oxfam to happen within the next 10 years. Meanwhile, the global eradication of poverty will take until the mid-23rd century to achieve.

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9th January 2024

First functional semiconductor made from graphene

The first functional semiconductor made from graphene has been created. This could enable smaller and faster electronic devices and may have applications for quantum computing.

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3rd January 2024

Neutron star cores revealed by supercomputer

One of the world's most powerful supercomputers has simulated the largest and densest neutron stars. This new model shows there is a 90% chance that they contain quark-matter cores.

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2nd January 2024

AI finds new antibiotic candidates

MIT has used deep learning to identify a new class of antibiotic candidates, able to kill the methicillin-resistant bacteria Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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