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About peterjang73

A nerdy father of two, a husband of a beautiful and understanding wife, an engineer who loves anime and tinkering with PCs and games, but most of all, loves God.

World’s First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/12/07/674587061/worlds-first-insect-vaccine-could-help-bees-fight-off-deadly-disease?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Researchers say they’ve found a way to let queen bees pass on immunity to a devastating disease called American foulbrood. The infectious disease is so deadly, many states and beekeeping groups recommend burning any hive that’s been infected. Here, … Continue reading

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Six Pediatricians Ate LEGO Minifig Heads To Calm Parents’ Concerns About Their Kids Eating Small Toys

https://geekologie.com/2018/12/six-pediatricians-ate-lego-minifig-heads.php Mmmm, so many snacks to choose from! In a recent study published in the Journal Of Pediatrics And Child Health, which includes both SHAT (Stool Consistency And Travel) and FART (Found And Retrieved Time) scores, six pediatricians each recently … Continue reading

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Even self-driving leader Waymo is struggling to reach full autonomy

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1423711 2 with 2 posters participating The Wednesday rollout of Waymo One, Waymo’s commercial self-driving taxi service, falls far short of expectations the company itself set earlier in the year. In late September, a Waymo spokeswoman told Ars by email … Continue reading

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How SpaceX Launched 64 Satellites Into Orbit on a Falcon 9

https://www.wired.com/story/the-spacex-clown-car-launch-actually-workedheres-how A few years ago, a company called Spaceflight had a wacky plan. The plan, in the words of CEO Curt Blake, was “Let’s buy a Falcon!” Not, like, the bird of prey. Like the big SpaceX rocket that, similar … Continue reading

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Why 5G Hype Is Out of Control This Week

https://gizmodo.com/why-5g-hype-is-out-of-control-this-week-1830917002 Is it really though?Photo: Qualcomm This week, we’ve been assaulted with a barrage of 5G “news” and announcements, but without a real good reason for why things are happening now. Companies like Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and others have been … Continue reading

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‘Magic: The Gathering’ esports league launches with $10 million in prizes

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/07/magic-the-gathering-esports-league-10-million-prizes/ Hasbro/Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering, which counts over 35 million players worldwide, will get an esports league with a combined $10 million in prize money, Wizards of the Coast (WOTC) and Hasbro announced. The Magic Pro League … Continue reading

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Outrage Intensifies Over Claims Of Gene-Edited Babies

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/12/07/673878474/outrage-intensifies-over-claims-of-gene-edited-babies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news There has been a backlash since Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s claimed that he edited genes in embryos that became twin girls. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images There has been a backlash since Chinese scientist … Continue reading

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