Month: May 2021

Actor and former pro wrestler Dave Bautista is joining Rian Johnson’s upcoming sequel to Knives Out. “While we don’t know much about the upcoming sequel to Knives Out, we do have some new exciting casting! Dave Bautista is joining Rian Johnson’s next foray into the world of a murder mystery. According to Variety, Bautista is
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Warning: contains plot descriptions for Mare of Easttown and Happy Valley Mare Sheehan and Catherine Cawood are both working class, fortysomething police officers in small towns where opioid addiction is rife. They’re divorced and live close to their exes. They have a cantankerous relationship with their live-in mother/sister (delete as appropriate). They each had a
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IMAGE: A research team led by Professor Bian Zhaoxiang (left) and Dr Kwan Hiu-yee(right) of HKBU’s School of Chinese Medicine collaborates with Cornell University to develop a nano-carrier that increases treatment… view more  Credit: Hong Kong Baptist Unversity Researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), in collaboration with Cornell University, have developed a novel targeted therapy
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In order for metal nanomaterials to deliver on their promise to energy and electronics, they need to shape up — literally. To deliver reliable mechanical and electric properties, nanomaterials must have consistent, predictable shapes and surfaces, as well as scalable production techniques. UC Riverside engineers are solving this problem by vaporizing metals within a magnetic
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IMAGE: Much of the energy used in sea transport goes into the creation of turbulence view more  Credit: Lancaster University A novel technique for studying vortices in quantum fluids has been developed by Lancaster physicists. Andrew Guthrie, Sergey Kafanov, Theo Noble, Yuri Pashkin, George Pickett and Viktor Tsepelin, in collaboration with scientists from Moscow State University,
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This Inside No. 9 review contains spoilers.  There’s old school comedy of the ‘Frank Spencer roller-skating under a lorry’ kind, and then there’s old school comedy of the ‘clowns, dukes, ruffs and rhyming couplets’ variety. The Inside No. 9 series six opener draws on the latter, improbably combining 16th century commedia dell’arte with a modern-day jewel heist. It’s proof, if
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Zack Snyder’s 2013 Man of Steel was always intended to kick off a shared universe of DC superhero movies. And watching it today, it still feels like a really solid foundation for exactly that. It’s a “first contact” film in many ways, effectively showcasing how humanity reacts to someone more than human arriving in their
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IMAGE: Neural network framework. view more  Credit: Smedley, Aberle, and Hsu, doi 10.1117/1.JMI.8.3.031906. Despite our remarkable advances in medicine and healthcare, the cure to cancer continues to elude us. On the bright side, we have made considerable progress in detecting several cancers in earlier stages, allowing doctors to provide treatments that increase long-term survival. The credit
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IMAGE: AI algorithms performed well on easier breast cancer image patches, like these. view more  Credit: Petrick et al., doi 10.1117/1.JMI.8.3.034501 Breast cancer has recently overtaken lung cancer to become the most common cancer globally, according to the World Health Organization. Advancing the fight against breast cancer, the BreastPathQ Challenge was launched at SPIE Medical Imaging
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IMAGE: Single-photon imaging is the future of imaging technology, thanks to its high temporal resolution and excellent image quality. Researchers at Tokyo University of Science developed a novel deblurring method that… view more  Credit: Free-Photos from Pixabay Imaging technology has come a long way since the beginning of photography in the mid-19th century. Now, many state-of-the-art
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IMAGE: The single celled organism can detect, in which direction the concentration of nutrients is highest. view more  Credit: TU Wien How is it possible to move in the desired direction without a brain or nervous system? Single-celled organisms apparently manage this feat without any problems: for example, they can swim towards food with the help
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IMAGE: Acoustic strain waves are optically generated, propagate, and emit THz waves into free space at the surface. view more  Credit: Osaka University A team of researchers at the Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, in collaboration with Bielefeld University and Technical University Braunschweig in Germany, came closer to unraveling the complicated optical response of wide-bandgap
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IMAGE: Potential lithium sources from water produced in mining and petroleum operations, expressed as concentration (parts per million). Data from US Geological Survey, Produced Water Database. view more  Credit: (Graphic: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) RICHLAND, Wash.–A clever idea to use magnetic nanoparticles to capture valuable materials from brines has blossomed into industrial-scale pilot projects that could
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IMAGE: 2D sheets intersect and twist on top of each other, modifying the energy landscape of the materials view more  Credit: Ventsislav Valev In 1884, Edwin Abbott wrote the novel Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions as a satire of Victorian hierarchy. He imagined a world that existed only in two dimensions, where the beings are
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This feature contains Tenet spoilers. I think this is the end of a beautiful friendship. Those are the (near) final words of the ever wry Neil in Tenet. Riffing on the last line of dialogue from another Warner Bros. film, Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca, it’s a wink and a nudge from Christopher Nolan toward classic Hollywood
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This My Hero Academia review contains spoilers. “The strong spirit…of a successor.” A major problem that can arise when anime enter “Tournament Arcs” is the fatigue that sets in from constant action that’s manufactured and doesn’t have any actual buildup or emotional connection between the fighters. My Hero Academia is at least able to keep
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Resident Evil Village is much more action-oriented than Resident Evil 7 was, which means that you’re going to have to rely on the game’s extensive collection of guns and weapons in order to survive its toughest challenges and tallest vampires. While you could technically beat Resident Evil Village with only a knife and a prayer
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This article contains spoilers for Netflix’s Jupiter’s Legacy and the comic. Netflix’s Jupiter’s Legacy, the first product of the streaming company’s acquisition of Mark Millar’s “Millarworld” universe back in 2017, sets the stage for an epic superhero drama that looks to only intensify in subsequent seasons. The first season ends with several devious plot threads
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The PlayStation is fondly remembered for its classic collection of revolutionary games, advancements in 3D technology, and CD player functionality that let you easily play the Men in Black soundtrack whenever you wanted. As you’ve probably guessed from the title of this article, though, it’s also the home of some of the hardest games of
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