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Continued Renewable Energy Progress on Public Lands

Washington -- April 22, 2022 The Biden-Harris administration's goal of allowing 25 gigawatts of renewable power on public lands by 2025 was announced in a press release yesterday,  as part of the Department of Interior's commitment to support and inspire a clean energy transition.

Deep Learning Teaches Drones to Survive Any Weather

Science News -- May 7, 2022: Drones, or autonomous flying vehicles, will need to learn to navigate real-world weather and wind conditions in order to be genuinely useful. Drones are now either flown in controlled environments with no wind or by people using remote controls. 

Scientist Turning Back Clock on Old Skin Cells

Science News -- May 2, 2022: The Babraham Institute's research has devised a mechanism to 'time leap' human skin cells by 30 years, thereby turning back the clock on cells' aging without affecting their specialized function. Researchers in the Institute's Epigenetics research group were able to partially repair the function of aged cells while also revitalizing molecular markers of biological age.

Fish can calculate?

Science -- April 18, 2022: Cichlids and stingrays can perform simple addition and subtraction in the number range of one to five. This has been shown in a recent study by the University of Bonn, which has now been published in the journal Scientific Reports. It is not known what the animals need their mathematical abilities for.

Crystals could help computers run on less power

Science News -- April 14, 2022 :Computers are becoming smaller and more powerful, yet they still need a lot of energy to run. Over the last decade, the quantity of energy dedicated to computers in the United States has increased considerably, and it is soon nearing that of other key industries, such as transportation.

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