‘It’s huge news for us:’ Life science company plans $430M investment, 200 jobs in Muskegon area

MUSKEGON, MI – A global life sciences company plans to breathe new life into a shuttered chemical factory in Muskegon Township with an estimated $ 430 million investment in the facility and as many as 200 new jobs. Global Life Sciences Solutions USA is expected to purchase the former Bayer CropScience facility at 1740 Whitehall … Read more

Cold-Blooded Animals May Hold the Key to Long Life. A Huge Study Just Tried to Find It

A new published and incredibly thorough study of ectothermic tetrapods – reptiles and amphibians – gives experts a fresh insight into the reasons why cold-blooded animals tend to have such long lifespans in relation to their size. It’s the most comprehensive study of longevity and aging ever published: 114 different scientists looking at 107 different … Read more

‘The complexities are staggering.’ U.S. plans huge trial of blood tests for multiple cancers | Science

Tests that screen seemingly healthy people for many kinds of cancer by analyzing a blood sample are starting to enter the clinic — worrying some physicians and scientists that they could do more harm than good. Now, as part of President Joe Biden’s reignited Cancer Moonshot, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is laying plans to … Read more

A Huge Step Forward in Quantum Computing Was Just Announced: The First-Ever Quantum Circuit

Australian scientists have created the world first-ever quantum computer circuit – one that contains all the essential components found on a classical computer chip but at the quantum scale. The landmark discovery, published in Nature today, was nine years in the making. “This is the most exciting discovery of my career,” senior author and quantum … Read more

Monstrously huge black hole devours an Earth-size chunk of matter every second

An artist’s impression of a fast-expanding supermassive black hole from far away. (Image credit: Shutterstock) (opens in new tab) Astronomers have detected the brightest and fastest-growing black hole to have existed in the last 9 billion years. The enormous cosmic entity is 3 billion times more massive than the sun and swallows up an Earth-size … Read more

A ‘Very Exciting’ Anomaly Detected in Major Experiment Could Be Huge News For Physics

A strange gap between theoretical predictions and experimental results in a major neutrino research project could be a sign of the elusive ‘sterile’ neutrino – a particle so quiet, it can only be detected by the silence it leaves in its wake. It’s not the first time the anomaly has been seen, adding to previous … Read more

Anycubic Kobra Plus review: A huge step forward for accessible printing

The accessibility of 3D printing is only increasing as the years pass. While resin printers still have a danger factor that hinders wide appeal, FDM printers are quickly becoming a worldwide hobby, one that the Anycubic Kobra Plus seems eager to take advantage of. The Anycubic Kobra Plus is one of the easiest to setup … Read more

Huge 4-Day Work Week Experiment Begins in The UK: The Largest Ever Conducted

For thousands of lucky people, the work week is now only four days long – and they’re still getting paid 100 percent of their regular income to do their jobs, even though they’ve gained an entire day of personal time. Does it sound too good to be true? It’s not necessarily an impossible dream. This … Read more

Ancient Proteins Show First Australian People Ate Giant Eggs of Huge Flightless Birds

Detail from an illustration of Genyornis being chased from its nest by a Megalania lizard in prehistoric Australia. Credit: Illustration supplied by the artist Peter Trusler. Researchers settle fierce debate surrounding ‘Thunder bird’ species, and whether its eggs were exploited by early Australian people around 50,000 years ago. Proteins extracted from fragments of prehistoric eggshell … Read more