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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

Galaxy panoramic, star cluster and nebula shining in a milky way.

Hubble Telescope spots farthest star ever recorded

We've set a new benchmark in the world of stars: the farthest individual star ever seen to date. This one has a predicted mass at least 50 times that of our Sun and is millions of times brighter, plus, was created within the first billion years of the Big Bang. This may seem like a long time after Read More...

Scientists wear blue gloves hold the molecular structure model will provide 3D arrangement of the atoms at chemistry laboratory for drug design.

Infrared light can discern the safety of "twisted" drugs

Did you know that molecules twist? Certain drugs and supplements indicate which way the molecules in the product twist, with an L or a D before the names, indicating either a twist clockwise or counterclockwise. There is usually a specific kind of twist the human body wants depending on the Read More...

James Dyson Award winner HOPE

Winners of international James Dyson Award 2021 announced

Every year the international James Dyson Awards take place, where designers have to come up with new-problem solving ideas. Previous winners have included an at-home breast cancer detection box, a plastic alternative made from fish waste, and an urban wind turbine. The bar is set high for Read More...

This project uses beams of lig

This project uses beams of light to expand global access to the internet

There are more than 3 billion people in the world who still lack access to the internet. Many of them live in remote areas with rough terrain where deploying conventional internet infrastructure, such as fiber optic cables, is a difficult and expensive undertaking. But X, Alphabet’s moonshot Read More...