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Detection of B-mode polarization confirms inflation theory

Evidence for the theory of inflation, which Alan Guth first proposed in 1980, was finally confirmed this past Monday.

Pugwash: Augmented reality can be both useful and dangerous

Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on augmented reality.

SMFIR allows for charging in motion

A wireless charging technology called Shaped Magnetic Field in Resonance (SMFIR) allows electric cars to collect electricity from a road-embedded charging system.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs are about climate change and Lyme disease, restoring the Colorado River Delta ecosystem, calcium and alcoholism relapse, and how the brain recognizes fake laughter.

Wastewater recycled to make energy

Last Friday, Mark van Loosdrecht, professor of environmental biotechnology at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, gave a lecture on “Waste-Based Biorefineries.”

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