Daily Archives: 23.05.2021

Health Diagnostic Startups Raised Record $4.8B In 2020, See New Opportunities Post-Pandemic

COVID testing in the United States is understandably on the decline. But when the global pandemic shifted much of the health diagnostic market to at-home testing, it helped to bump the overall sector ahead by five to 10 years with startups in the space winning big, according to industry participants. In fact, venture capital investment into health diagnostics companies peaked ...

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It Could be Possible to see Gravitational Wave Lenses

Gravitational-wave astronomy is very different from that of electromagnetic light. While gravitational waves are faint and difficult to detect, they also pass through matter with little effect. In essence, the material universe is transparent to gravitational waves. This makes gravitational wave astronomy a powerful tool when studying the universe. But it’s still in the early stages, and there is much ...

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Problem during fueling preps forces Atlas 5 launch delay

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated with details about temperature sensor. The payload shroud of ULA’s Atlas 5 rocket, containing the SBIRS GEO 5 missile warning satellite. Credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now United Launch Alliance called off a launch attempt Monday after hitting a snag during preparations to fill an Atlas 5 rocket with cryogenic propellants at Cape Canaveral, delaying the liftoff of a new ...

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SoftBank Is Making Multiple Crypto Moves this Month

Source: Adobe/Tupungato The Japanese tech incubator giant SoftBank has had an active May so far, making a series of low-key investments in a number of crypto, non-fungible token (NFT) and decentralized finance (DeFi) projects. In a recent report, the Japanese media outlet Coin Post charted SoftBank’s investment movements in the crypto sphere over the past few weeks – and it ...

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