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Infinium's electrofuels: An instant zero-carbon path for big transport

April 22, 2021
It's going to take decades to get aviation, shipping and long-haul transport down to zero emissions – but an interim solution is about to hit the market that can clean up big transport straight away, with no fleet changes – albeit in a strange way.

"Unicorn" may be smallest and closest black hole to Earth

April 21, 2021
Astronomers have discovered a black hole that may set a new record or two – it seems to be both the smallest black hole ever detected, and the closest one to Earth found so far. It's only 1,500 light-years away and has a mass of just three Suns.

"Ice cube tray" retinal patch is loaded with cells to restore vision

April 21, 2021
A team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has engineered a novel type of scaffold that could give efforts to tackle vision loss a boost, by improving the precision with which replacement photoreceptor cells can be delivered into the eye.

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