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IMAGE CREDIT — LING ZHANG, PENN STATE/CHENG LAB AND HARBIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

WEARABLES

Printed directly onto the skin, one of the applications of the technology could be to monitor the symptoms of COVID-19

We are already using sensor technology in our daily lives — from smartphones, smartwatches to fitness trackers, which keep track of various health indicators. Over the years, these wearable sensors have become more accurate & efficient, but they have always required some complex circuitry working underneath.

Recent breakthroughs have transformed the bulky devices of yesteryears into flexible patches that stick to people like temporary tattoos. …


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FUTURE OF DIGITAL ASSETS

The top 3 cryptos by market cap have developed use cases, moving them out of the category of speculative assets

Cryptocurrency prices have been on the rise for the past few weeks. …


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Artist’s depiction of the first validated Earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone identified by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope — Image Credit: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL — Caltech

SUPERHABITABLE PLANETS

Astronomers have identified two dozen exoplanets that could be more favorable to life than our own planet

As far as our knowledge is concerned, Earth is the most suited planet for life as we know it. But as we continue to become better at exploring the vast expanse of deep space, it is evident that there are other planets out there that might host life, just not in the form that we see it here on Earth. And for that we might not even have to go that far, the recent discovery of phosphine molecules in Venus’ atmosphere, if confirmed, would vouch for that.

Having said that, finding an exoplanet that is as hospitable to human life as our own, would be the greatest find ever. After all, it is one of the most burning questions in the scientific community — Is there an Earth 2.0 out there? A team of astronomers led by Washington State University scientist Dirk Schulze-Makuchnight now have taken the first step in that direction. …

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Faisal Khan

A devout futurist keeping a keen eye on the latest in Emerging Tech, Global Economy, Space, Science, Cryptocurrencies & more

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