Lack of knowledge and perceived cost issues could be holding back the fight against the superbugs. Source: Copper is great at killing superbugs – so why don’t hospitals use it?
Compressed glassy carbon could be used to make better bulletproof vests or new types of electronics. Source: New form of carbon discovered that is harder than diamond but flexible as rubber
Did you know this? Source: Two pints of beer can cut pain by a quarter says research | News | LondonlovesBusiness.com
Another interesting read from theconversation.com Robert Duncan Milne made HG Wells struggle to keep up. Source: Remembering the lost father of American science fiction – and his Scottish roots
The European Central Bank cannot ignore the impact of its QE policies on the environment. Source: New study confirms quantitative easing is fueling climate change
Elon Musk announced that Tesla’s solar roofs would be on sale starting today. Now, he has unveiled key details about Tesla’s “infinity warranty.” Source: Elon Musk: Tesla’s Solar Roofs Will Be Cheaper Than Regular Roofs & Have “Infinity Warranty”
Our implicit biases are rooted in biology, but they can be easily manipulated. That’s both really good and really bad. A really interesting little video explaining our hardwired biases for ‘us’ and against ‘them’. Source: “Us vs. Them” Thinking Is Hardwired—But There’s Hope for Us Yet | Big Think