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That‘s Cool News | A weekly breakdown of positive Science & Tech news.

Summary: Bringing you the positive STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) news every Monday and explains why these new futuristic innovations are meaningful. The goal is to leave you feeling optimistic and say ”That‘s Cool!”

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 69. Cheap Foldable Homes, Simple RNA Tweak Increases Food Production, Launch of MiamiCoin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:34

Cool News Timestamps: These Foldable Houses Cost $50k and Go Up in a Day | Singularity Hub (01:19) 3D Concrete Printing Robots Cut Rail Construction Carbon Emissions by 50% | Interesting Engineering (10:55) Simple RNA tweak boosts potato and rice yields by 50 percent | New Atlas (16:53) Gene therapy could treat eye disease without surgery | Futurity (24:03) Now open: this Tokyo café has robot waiters controlled remotely by disabled workers | Timeout (31:13) Miami Launches 'MiamiCoin' to Make Millions and Fund the Police  | Vice (36:08) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: https://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 68. Anti Doping Finger Prick Test, GPS But For The Moon, Reducing Brain Tumors With Magnetism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:13

Cool News Timestamps: Single drop of dried blood can reveal athlete doping | Futurity (01:39)  Acoustic Tweezers Can Pick Objects Up With Sound Waves – Without Any Physical Contact | SciTechDaily (07:50) Masten Space Systems to develop a GPS-like network for the moon | TechCrunch (12:32) Hubble Finds First Evidence of Water Vapor on Jupiter's Largest Moon | Interesting Engineering (18:51) Scientists Bred Healthy Mice Using Artificial Eggs and Ovaries Made From Stem Cells | Singularity Hub (25:03) A magnetic helmet shrunk a deadly tumor in world-first test | Engadget (31:04) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: https://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group  

 67. AlphaFold’s Breakthrough Protein Database, Jeff Bezos Launched into Space, Total Artificial Heart Successfully Transplanted | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:57

Cool News Timestamps: Scientists Created the World’s Toughest Self-Healing Material | Interesting Engineering (01:38) Tesla's “Self-Driving” Tech Available for $99/Month | MotorTrend (07:30) Microsoft-powered autonomous beach-cleaning robot | CNET (14:46)  Jeff Bezos launches into space on Blue Origin's 1st astronaut flight | Space.com (19:26) First Total Artificial Heart Successfully Transplanted In the US | Interesting Engineering (22:41) China unveils 600 kph superfast maglev train | Nikki Asia (28:54) Dubai creates fake rain using drones to beat 50-degree heat  | LiveMint (33:29) DeepMind puts the entire human proteome online, changing research forever | ScienceAlert & TechCrunch (37:00) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: https://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 66. Building Habitats in Lunar Orbit, Special Operations Testing a Anti-Aging Pill, First 3D Printed Steel Bridge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:15

Cool News Timestamps Northrop to build homes on moon orbit under $935 mln NASA contract | Reuters (01:07) Tesla launches initiative to build first solar neighborhood in Austin  | Fox7Austin (06:38) US Special Operations Command to Test Anti-Aging Pill | GenEngNews & Popular Mechanics (12:10) New Spring-Loaded 'Sound Screw' Makes Drywall Noise-Dampening | Gizmodo (18:57) Netflix will start publishing video games, has hired former EA exec | Arcs Technica (23:30) Brain Implant Transforms Thoughts Into Words On Computer Screen | NPR (28:24) World's First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge Unveiled in Amsterdam | Interesting Engineering (37:17) ----more----   Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: https://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 65. Stumble-proof Robots by Facebook, Developments in Passively Cooling Materials, VR Shown to Produce Unique Brain Waves | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:08

News Timestamps: Stumble-proof robot adapts to challenging terrain in real time | TechCrunch (01:33) Rare 'hypernova' explosion detected on fringes of the Milky Way for the first time | Space.com (07:35) New fabric passively cools whatever it’s covering—including you | Ars Technica (11:37) A Sunscreen for Pavement Could Help Keep Cities Cool | Gizmodo (16:17) MRI can cut overdiagnosis in prostate-cancer screening by half | MedicalXPress (22:30) Square is going to make a hardware wallet for bitcoin | The Verge (26:13) Musk's Boring Company bids to build transit tunnel in Florida | Reuters & Interesting Engineering (30:47) How Virtual Reality Unveiled a Unique Brain Wave That Could Boost Learning | SingularityHub (34:52) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: https://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 64. Beetle Discovered In Fossilized Poop, Alaskan Airlines Using AI, First Flying Car Flight in Slovakia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:19

Cool News Timestamps: This ancient beetle is the first new species discovered in fossilized poop | Science Mag (01:53) A Laser Breakthrough: First Commercially Scalable Integrated Laser and Microcomb on a Single Chip | SciTechDaily (05:15) Tougher Than Kevlar and Steel: Ultralight Material Withstands Supersonic Microparticle Impacts | SciTechDaily (12:11) CRISPR Breakthrough Could Help Protect Astronauts From Radiation in Space | Interesting Engineering & Science Daily (17:43) Scientists create mouse embryo with a beating heart from stem cells | New Atlas (22:56) Astronauts successfully roll out and power up new solar arrays on ISS | New Atlas (29:39) Alaska Airlines Optimizes Traffic Flow Using Artificial Intelligence | Flying Mag (32:28) Eviation's 'Tesla of aircraft' production version unveiled with over 400 miles of range | Electrek (37:40) Flying Car Completes Its First-Ever Inter-City Flight | Interesting Engineering (42:03) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: https://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 63. Microbe Taming Dengue Mosquitoes, Virgin Galactic Cleared for a Spaceline, Miniature Organs Help Liver Healing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:35

Cool News Timestamps: Dengue Mosquitoes Can Be Tamed by a Common Microbe | The Atlantic (01:24) Intelligent carpet gives insight into human poses | CSAIL News (13:03) Virgin Galactic Was Just Cleared by the FAA to Launch Commercial Flights to Space | Interesting Engineering (22:11) Adaptable AdhFix patches could replace metal plates on broken bones | New Atlas (27:30) Miniature organs to heal damaged livers | Nature (34:16) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 62. Powerful Magnet Built for Nuclear Fusion, Non-invasive Biodegradable Implants, Floating Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:47

Cool News Timestamps: World's most powerful magnet being shipped to ITER fusion reactor | New Scientist (01:45) Next-generation implants will be biodegradable and non-invasive | MedicalXpress (11:26) Bio-Inspired Hydrogel Protects the Heart From Adhering to Surrounding Tissue After Surgery | SciTechDaily  (19:31) Mass-produced floating nuclear reactors use super-safe molten salt fuel | New Atlas  (28:04) This Weird Straw Claims to Cure Hiccups Better Than Any Remedy You Know | Science Alert (41:46) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group  

 61. Farming on Mars a Possibility, Breakthrough in Limb Regeneration Research, The Bitcoin Law in El Salvador | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:42

Cool News Timestamps: Researchers Create Soil Catalyst to Make Farming on Mars a Reality | Vice (1:35) Samsung shows off stretchable OLED screen in prototype heart rate monitor | The Verge (10:11) BYD's electric school bus will feed electricity back to classrooms | The Next Web (17:19) Breakthrough Understanding of Limb and Organ Regeneration – Closer to the Development of Regenerative Medicine Therapies | SciTechDaily (24:27) El Salvador Becomes First Country to Recognize Bitcoin as a Legal Currency | Interesting Engineering (34:17) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 60. Self-Driving Shipment Truck, Faster Internet Standard, NASA is Venus Bound | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:56

Cool News Timestamps: Google's speedier internet standard is now an actual standard | Engadget (01:29) New tool activates deep brain neurons by combining ultrasound, genetics | ScienceDaily (07:31) A Self-Driving Truck Got a Shipment Cross-Country 10 Hours Faster Than a Human Driver | SingularityHub (16:07) Ordinary Microscope Sees in Super-Resolution With Specially Engineered Light-Shrinking Material  | SciTechDaily (26:15) Elon Musk: SpaceX Ocean Spaceport Deimos Under Construction for Starship Launch Next Year | TechTimes (38:21) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 59. Sense of Touch from Robotic Arm, Graphene infused Concrete, New Tool to Fight Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:44

Cool STEM News: Scientists Added a Sense of Touch to a Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm | SingularityHub (01:43) Fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria has a glowing new weapon | ScienceDaily (13:06) Colombian Coffee Is Now Used to Build Houses | Interesting Engineering (20:29) World's first graphene-enhanced concrete slab poured in England | New Atlas (28:45) Good Bacteria Can Reduce Chemotherapy Side Effects – Clean Up Toxins in the Body | SciTechDaily (36:59) ----more----Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group

 58. Startup Solving City Parking, China Zhurong Rover Lands on Mars, DNA Adding Gene Therapy Making a Comeback | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:01

Cool STEM News: Sidewalk Labs launches Pebble, a sensor that uses real-time data to manage city parking | Tech Crunch (01:22) How Much Daily Movement Do You Need to Counteract Sitting? New Research Explains | The Conversation (12:02) China unveils 1st Mars photos from Zhurong rover | Space.com (19:02) This Tri-Wing Jumbo Jet Could Reduce Fuel Consumption by 70% | Interesting Engineering (22:45) Decades after a tragic failure, gene therapy successfully treats a rare liver disease | Science Mag (31:23) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 57. Record Set for Brain Implant Typing, First Working Solar Panel Recycling Plant, Technology Concept Solving EV Charging Issue. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:46

Cool STEM News: Team links gut bacteria to neurodegenerative diseases | Futurity (01:09) Australia's First Working Solar Panel Recycling Plant Is Up and Running  | Interesting Engineering (07:30) This tech can see inside fruit so we know exactly when it will be ripe | Fast Company (13:24) Researchers Have Developed Road Chargers For EVs | Jalopnik (18:49) Neural implant lets paralyzed person type by imagining writing | ArsTechnica (29:14) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review Email List: https://thatscoolnews.com/email Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 56. Starship Has Finally Landed, Identifying Cognitive Issues with Driving, Toyota’s Hydrogen Combustion Engine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:03

Starship Has Finally Landed, Identifying Cognitive Issues with Driving, Toyota’s Hydrogen Combustion Engine      Cool STEM News: SpaceX successfully landed a Starship prototype for the first time | The Verge (01:32) AI can reveal older drivers' cognitive issues  | Big Think (09:05) Will clothes of the future be made from algae?  | Futurity (15:08) Toyota built an internal combustion engine that sips hydrogen, and it sounds awesome | Slash Gear (24:30) Brainboxes find new way to revive dead lithium-ion batteries | The Next Web (30:29) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord    

 55. Truly Recyclable Plastic, Material Based on Lobster Belly, Most Powerful Tidal Turbine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:56

Cool STEM News Scientists develop a truly recyclable plastic. | Fast company (01:13) High-tech contact lenses are straight out of science fiction | The Conversation (08:43) Lobster Underbelly Inspires Nanofibrous Hydrogel Tech for Tissue Engineering | GenEngNews (15:29) Jetoptera VTOL aircraft design features "bladeless fans on steroids" | New Atlas (21:33) Meet the World's Most Powerful Tidal Turbine: The O2 | Interesting Engineering (28:26) ----more---- Podcast Links: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Follow On Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatscoolnews/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thats_Cool_News  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

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