Breakthrough device heals organs with a single touch

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Breakthrough device heals organs with a single touch:

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State’s College of Engineering have developed a new technology, Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), that can generate any cell type of interest for treatment within the patient’s own body. This technology may be used to repair injured tissue or restore function of aging tissue, including organs, blood vessels and nerve cells.

Results of the study published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

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Major Blow to ‘Clean Coal’ as 11- Year, $7.5 Billion Flagship Project Fails

Major Blow to ‘Clean Coal’ as 11- Year, $7.5 Billion Flagship Project Fails:

In a major blow to proponents of “clean coal” technology, Southern Co., parent company of Mississippi Power, announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday that it’s throwing in the towel on efforts to generate electricity from coal and will instead use only natural gas at its flagship Kemper County, Mississippi power plant.

The project, which relied on a “gasifier” to turn a cheap and common grade of coal into fuel, is over, at least for now, Southern said.

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Free Piston Engine as Efficient as Fuel Cells – DLR’s free-piston linear generator redesigns the range extender – Toyota develops high-efficiency ‘free piston’ no-crankshaft combustion engine… to power an EV

Free Piston Engine as Efficient as Fuel Cells

DLR’s free-piston linear generator redesigns the range extender

Toyota develops high-efficiency ‘free piston’ no-crankshaft combustion engine… to power an EV

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Computer says no: Irish vet fails oral English test needed to stay in Australia

Computer says no: Irish vet fails oral English test needed to stay in Australia: 

Louise Kennedy, a native English speaker with two degrees, says flawed technology is to blame

Louise Kennedy is a native English speaker, has excellent grammar and a broad vocabulary. She holds two university degrees – both obtained in English – and has been working in Australia as an equine vet on a skilled worker visa for the past two years.

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