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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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 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  

 39. VR Exosuit Prototype, AI Tumor Detection, Futuristic Car Display from Mercedes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:02

Recorded on Jan. 10th 2021 Cool STEM News: New Discovery Could Lead to Cheaper And More Efficient Water Desalination | Science Alert (01:37) Holotron: A Robotic Exosuit for Virtual Reality | Digital Trends (06:39) AI Microscope Confirms Tumor Removal - In Minutes? | Interesting Engineering (16:37) New Mercedes Screen Will Span Nearly Entire Width of Car, Regulates With AI | Interesting Engineering (21:32) Study explores the effects of immune responses on the aging brain | MedicalXpress (28:10) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: thatscoolnews.com/review Join the Community: thatscoolnews.com/community Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/news And check out Interview episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/interviews Recording Equipment: Below is the equipment I use to record the podcast. I should note, as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Microphone: RE320 Audio Interface: Scarlett 2i2 Mic Stand: NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Stand Shock Mount: Koolertron Universal Shock Mount

 38. First in AR Enhanced Surgery, Beaming Power From Space, Dangers of Facial Recognition | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:19

Recorded on Jan. 3rd 2021 Cool STEM News: Augmented reality in surgery: World's first “real” holographically navigated spine surgery at Balgrist University Hospital | News.Microsoft (01:29) The Air Force's Solar-Beaming Spacecraft | Solar Power From Space | Popular Mechanics (08:01) Large transporter protein linked to schizophrenia | MedicalXpress (17:45) Quadriplegic patient uses brain signals to feed himself with two advanced prosthetic arms | MedicalXpress (24:46) Not Cool: A man spent 10 days in jail based on a facial recognition error | Input Mag (30:55) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: thatscoolnews.com/review Join the Community: thatscoolnews.com/community Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/news And check out Interview episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/interviews Recording Equipment: Below is the equipment I use to record the podcast. I should note, as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Microphone: RE320 Audio Interface: Scarlett 2i2 Mic Stand: NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Stand Shock Mount: Koolertron Universal Shock Mount

 37. Airbus Hydrogen Pod Plane, Amazon & Apple in the Auto Industry, The KFConsole | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:52

Recorded on Dec. 27th 2020 Cool News: Alien Hunters Discover Mysterious Signal from Proxima Centauri | Scientific American (02:38) Airbus reveals hydrogen 'plane pods' concept | Euractive (10:16) Amazon Zoox unveils self-driving robotaxi | CNBC (17:05) Exclusive: Apple targets car production by 2024 and eyes 'next level' battery technology - sources | Reuters (22:03) KFC has created a console that's more powerful than the PS5 and has a built-in 'chicken chamber' to keep your meal warm | Business Insider (26:55) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: thatscoolnews.com/review Join the Community: thatscoolnews.com/community Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/news And check out Interview episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/interviews Recording Equipment: Below is the equipment I use to record the podcast. I should note, as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Microphone: RE320 Audio Interface: Scarlett 2i2 Mic Stand: NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Stand Shock Mount: Koolertron Universal Shock Mount

 36. Podcast Goals for 2021 and Getting a Little Insight Into the Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:25

Hey Cool Listeners! This is a quicker episode providing you with my thoughts on the podcast, what my goals are for the podcast in the next year, and just letting you know how much I appreciate you all.  Just FYI, had to rush the production of this to get it out since I went on Vacation and forgot my charger! Just want to be honest and forthright with you :) Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: thatscoolnews.com/review Join the Community: thatscoolnews.com/community Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email for the giveaway: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/news And check out Interview episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/interviews Recording Equipment: Below is the equipment I use to record the podcast. I should note, as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Microphone: RE320 Audio Interface: Scarlett 2i2 Mic Stand: NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Stand Shock Mount: Koolertron Universal Shock Mount  

 35. SpaceX’s Explosive Success, NASA’s Artemis Plans, Prescribing Nature | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:28

Recorded Dec. 11th 2020 Cool STEM News: B.C. medical group launches program to prescribe nature as medication | The Globe and Mail (01:48) NASA Releases Detailed Plan for 2024 Moon Base Camp | The Independent (07:30) Tesla co-founder on QuantumScape's new battery: it's a breakthrough | Electrek (13:34) This vertical farm in Denmark will grow 1,000 tons of local greens a year | FastCompany (21:44) SpaceX Starship SN8 explodes after successful high-altitude test flight | CNET (26:31) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: thatscoolnews.com/review Join the Community: thatscoolnews.com/community Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email for the giveaway: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/news And check out Interview episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/interviews Recording Equipment: Below is the equipment I use to record the podcast. I should note, as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Microphone: RE320 Audio Interface: Scarlett 2i2 Mic Stand: NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Stand Shock Mount: Koolertron Universal Shock Mount  

 34. Reversing Age Related Vision Loss, Autonomous Orbital Rocket, Self-Healing Metallic Skin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:58

Recorded on Dec. 4th 2020 Cool STEM News: Scientists Invent a Microscope That Can Safely Look Straight Through Your Skull | Science Alert (02:01) Making mechanical skin | Phys.org (06:53) Lab-Grown Chicken Meat Is Finally Going on Sale in a World First | Science Alert (11:36) Molecule found to promote muscle health in response to magnetic fields | New Atlas (16:45) Scientists reverse age-related vision loss, eye damage from glaucoma in mice | MedicalXPress (21:41) Space startup Aevum debuts world’s first fully autonomous orbital rocket launching drone | Techcrunch (28:03) Warner Bros. will release all of its new 2021 movies simultaneously on HBO Max | The Verge (35:38) --more-- Follow/Support The Podcast: Website: thatscoolnews.com/ Review The Podcast: thatscoolnews.com/review Join the Community: thatscoolnews.com/community Instagram: @ThatsCoolNews Email for the giveaway: adam@thatscoolnews.com Listen to the news episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/news And check out Interview episodes by going to thatscoolnews.com/interviews Recording Equipment: Below is the equipment I use to record the podcast. I should note, as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Microphone: RE320 Audio Interface: Scarlett 2i2 Mic Stand: NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Stand Shock Mount: Koolertron Universal Shock Mount

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