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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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 54. Mars Helicopter Ingenuity takes Flight, MOXIE Produces Oxygen on Mars, EU’s Regulation on AI | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:13

Cool STEM News: NASA’s Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity’s 1st & 2nd Flight | Space (01:41) NASA has produced oxygen on the surface of Mars for the first time | New Scientist (07:23) Whitest paint ever made is also the coolest | Futurity (14:24) Electrifying cement with nanocarbon black | Phys.org (22:00) Europe lays out plan for risk-based AI rules to boost trust and uptake | TechCrunch (31:57)   ----more---- Support The Podcast: 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/ Telegram: https://t.me/thatscoolnews  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 53. Human Monkey Chimera Organs, Possible Workplace Exoskeleton Market Boon, Banana Waste Turned Hair Extensions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:25

Cool STEM News: A robotic spacecraft just latched onto an active satellite in orbit | The Verge (01:47) The 'Iron Man' body armour many of us may soon be wearing | BBC (08:30)  Gov. Gordon Offers Up Wyoming To Host Elon Musk-Funded XPRIZE | WyomingPublicMedia (18:13) Uganda Startup Makes Carpets, Hair Extensions Out of Banana Waste | Interesting Engineering (29:41) Cool or Not Cool? Scientists created embryos with human and monkey cells, stoking ethical concerns | Fast Company (34:15)   ----more---- Support The Podcast: 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/ Telegram: https://t.me/thatscoolnews  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord  

 52. Exploring Lunar Lava Caves, Possible HIV Vaccine in Trials, Robot Guide Dog | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:00

Cool STEM News: Cancer discovery could revive failed treatments for solid tumors | MedicalXPress (01:32) A BB-8 Style Robot For Exploring Lava Caves on the Moon | Digital Trends (09:42) HIV vaccine stimulates 'rare immune cells' in early human trials | LiveScience (17:58) New Robodog Guides the Visually Impaired With Lasers | Interesting Engineering (24:39) Swyft raises $17.5 million to bring same-day delivery to all the retailers that aren't Amazon | TechCrunch (32:44) ----more---- Support The Podcast: 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/ Telegram: https://t.me/thatscoolnews  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 51. Injection Reverses Eye Disorder, New Record for Slowing Down Antimatter, Apple Rejecting Data Tracking SDKs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:50

Cool STEM News: Physicists Just Crushed a New Record For Slowing Down Antimatter | Science Alert (01:33) Dumping Coffee Pulp To Forests Could Boost Recovery | Interesting Engineering (08:20) A single injection reverses blindness in patient with rare genetic disorder | MedicalXPress (15:36) App Store now rejecting apps using third-party SDKs that collect user data without consent | 9to5mac (22:41) Swiss robots use UV light to zap viruses aboard passenger planes | Reuters (28:05) ----more---- Support The Podcast: 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/ Telegram: https://t.me/thatscoolnews  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 50. Massless Structural Batteries, Neurobots Treating Brain Tumors, Nuclear Fusion Tests This Summer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:21

Cool STEM News: Exercise ‘could be better than medication for dementia patients with depression’ | News Chain (01:46) This Structural Battery Could Lead to Massless Energy Storage | Popular Mechanics (08:56) Researchers Found a Way to Send Tiny Robots Into Mouse Brains | Gizmodo (18:47) Scientists will test the world's first nuclear fusion reactor this summer | The Next Web (26:53) It Takes Guts to Fend Off Loneliness and Achieve Wisdom | Neuroscience News (36:38) ----more---- Support The Podcast: 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/ Telegram: https://t.me/thatscoolnews  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 49. AI Used to Detect Deepfakes, NASA’s Airless Tires Hitting The Market, VR Utilized in Retinal Prosthetics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:10

Cool STEM News: Scientists developed a clever way to detect Deepfakes by analyzing light reflections in the eyes | The Next Web (01:45) New Clues Uncovered about Toxic Protein Structures in Neurodegenerative Diseases | GenEngNews (10:16) Genetic Scalpel Invented for Microalgae to Efficiently Turn CO2 Into Biofuel | SciTechDaily (16:21) METL Tires Using NASA Tech Are Coming to Bikes | Gizmodo & New Atlas (24:21) Quest for prosthetic retinas progresses toward human trials, with a VR assist | TechCrunch (32:31) ----more---- Support The Podcast: 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/ Telegram: https://t.me/thatscoolnews  Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 48. Google Disrupts the Education System, Rapid Way to Detect Parkinson’s, Cybertruck Powers a Tiny House | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:23

Cool Stem News: How Google's New Career Certificates Could Disrupt the College Degree  | Inc.com (02:01) Scientists Find a Natural Protein That Stops Allergies And Autoimmune Conditions | Science Alert (14:46) Elon Musk Says Cybertruck Will Power Off-Grid Tiny Houses and Campers | Interesting Engineering (22:20) Painless skin swabs used to detect Parkinson's with high accuracy | New Atlas (30:40) Digital twins could lead to more proactive, personalized medicine, researchers say | MedicalXPress (38:31) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 47. DeGoogled Smartphones, Physically Possible Warp Drive, Surprising Predictor to Dementia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:18

Cool STEM News: Google-Free Android Smartphones Are Now Available in the US | PCMag (01:29) Engineers Have Proposed The First Model For a Physically Possible Warp Drive | Science Alert (10:16) SpaceX Successfully Landed Starship For The First Time - Before It Exploded | Science Alert (22:01) A submersible soft robot survived the pressure in the Mariana trench | New Scientist (27:06) This study just uncovered a surprising predictor of dementia | The Ladders (32:44) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 46. Perseverance Rover Landing, 20 Tons of Plastic Waste Recycled into Bricks, Patents Related to the Apple Car | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:03

Cool STEM News: New Study Reveals Why Whales Don't Get Cancer | Interesting Engineering & Inverse (02:11) These six patents may shed light on the possible key features of Apple's car| Business Insider (11:07) Graphene 'nano-origami' creates tiniest microchips | Phys.org (23:56) Touchdown! NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars to begin hunt for signs of ancient life | Space.com (29:55) NASA's Mars helicopter reports in Feb 21, 2021 | Phys.org (35:06) Plastic Waste turned into Bricks more Solid than Concrete | Fubiz.net (40:32) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 45. VR Exosuit Technology, Telework Robots, Futuristic Society | Dr. Marcel Reese | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:53

Hey, Cool Listeners, we are back with another interview episode that I know you will enjoy. I sit down and chat with Dr. Marcel Reese the brains behind the creation of the Holotron. The VR Exosuit allows your legs to feel force & balance feedback from the virtual world.  We discuss many things but I'll name a few things here: - Dr. Reese’s Background - How he came up with this idea, what was his inspiration for it? - Holotron: Force feedback & balance feedback - Why Holotron makes economical sense - Latency & Benefits of Telework (VR cities, Climate impact, etc.) - Next Steps for Holotron. - Funding & the Safety of the exosuit - Theorizing the effects this could have in the future Dr. Reese's Links: - Website: www.holotron.com - Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/holotron/ - 1:40 minute demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3G7U91w8tM  - 9:03 minute demo video w/ narration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdEXlImlP2s    --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord  

 44. New Nations Orbiting Mars, Decoding Brain Signals Identifying an Image, Hydrogen Powerpaste better than Gasoline | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:14

Cool STEM News: Researchers have used light to decode brain signals and identify what image a person sees. | Futurity (2:41) Antibiotic Game-Changer: Phages Can Anticipate Bacteria's Location and Destroy Them Before They Cause an Infection | SciTechDaily (12:53) Powerpaste packs clean hydrogen energy in a safe, convenient gray goop | New Atlas (20:22) Musical Training Gives the Brain a Crucial Advantage—Especially at an Early Age, Says New Study | Good News Network (32:25)  Welcome to Mars! UAE's Hope probe enters orbit around the Red Planet. | Space.com (37:27) China's first Mars mission, Tianwen-1, successfully enters orbit around Red Planet | Space.com (43:05) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Support the Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/support Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 43. Quantum Computing Basics, Future, and Mixing with Other Tech | Ethan Hansen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:10

I am joined by Ethan Hansen, the creator of the podcast Quantum Computing Now, where he talks about the basics, the news, and shares interviews with quantum computing professionals. This was a great interview and I learned so much about Quantum Computing. Timestamps: How his Interest in Quantum Computing Started and Why He Started the Podcast Quantum Computing now (01:23) His Background (05:21) How does a high school kid get into Quantum Computing!? (09:04) Went from wanting to be an Engineer to wanting to be a Programmer of sorts, Why? (11:01) Basic Understanding of Quantum Computing (14:25) What a Quantum Computer is (19:51) Explaining Grover’s algorithm (24:42) Why Quantum Computers? What’s the hype about? (28:55) Future of Quantum Computers (34:07) What would people even use a “Home” Quantum Computer for? (36:06) How does Quantum Computers benefit Programmers? (39:04)  Machine Learning and Quantum Computing (41:11) Anisha Musti & Quantum Machine Learning - Episode 15 [Hybrid] by Quantum Computing Now  Amira Abbas - Episode 6 [Interview] by Quantum Computing Now Does Moore’s Law Relate to the Quantum Computing realm? (46:03) Where to learn more about Quantum Computing and where you can find his podcast. (51:26) https://anchor.fm/quantumcomputingnow https://www.minds.com/1ethanhansen/ What makes you optimistic about our future? (52:18) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 42. Smart Glasses Fix Vision, Apple’s Data Privacy Tool and Potential Court Battle with Facebook | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:52

Cool STEM News: Apple's new privacy tool lets you choose which apps can see and share your data. Here's what you need to know | Zdnet (01:56) Myopia correcting 'smart glasses' from Japan to be sold in Asia | Nikkei Asia (13:20) No more needles? The Source, Washington University in St. Louis (19:27) Ingenious 'Wrinkled' Graphene Could Be The Most Promising Water Filter Yet | Science Alert (28:50) German City Tests Wind and Waterproof Sleep Pods for the Homeless | Interesting Engineering (38:22) Images of the Sleeping Pods --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord

 41. Asteroid Belt Space Colony, Brain Stimulation Fights Depression, Fat Cells Transformed to Stem Cells | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:25

Cool STEM News: Machine learning could cut delays from traffic lights | Futurity (01:15) SpaceX Offshore Oil Rig Launch Pad Conversion Info | Hypebeast (08:37) Electric car batteries with five-minute charging times produced | The Guardian (11:39) Humans could move to this floating asteroid belt colony in the next 15 years, astrophysicist says | LiveScience (18:21) Brain Implant Successfully Fights Off Depression, Scientists Say |  Futurism (30:20) Researchers turned fat cells into stem cells to repair injuries  | The Burn-In (37:27) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community: Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord    

 40. UK’s Nuclear Powered Spacecraft, AR Glasses at CES 2021, Skynet Would Definitely Win | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:25

Recorded on Jan. 15th 2020 Cool STEM News: The dire wolf was a distinct species, different from the gray wolf, biologists discover (01:22) The UK Is Developing Nuclear-Powered Space Exploration for Faster Mars Trips | Vice (8:44) The realization of a single-quantum-dot heat valve | Phys.Org (15:58) Lenovo launches AR glasses for enterprise | Tech Crunch (24:23) Vuzix's new microLED-powered smart glasses will arrive this summer | Tech Crunch (26:59) Not Cool: Calculations Show It'll Be Impossible to Control a Super-Intelligent AI | Science Alert (32:48) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: https://thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: https://thatscoolnews.com/review/ Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/news/ And check out Interview episodes by going to https://thatscoolnews.com/interviews/ Join the Community Locals: https://thatscoolnews.com/locals Facebook Group: https://thatscoolnews.com/group Discord: http://thatscoolnews.com/discord  

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