What’s News For February 8th?

What’s News For February 8th? As always we search the world for the most interesting events missed by the mainstream!

1. Dog Aging Project, a resource for scientists in many fields https://newsroom.uw.edu/…/dog-aging-project-resource… [Paper: https://www.gwern.net/docs/longevity/2022-creevy.pdf]

2. Lie detection systems go high-tech: “A subject is asked to answer a number of true or false, or yes and no, questions. As they do so, eye tracking software watches and studies their responses. The result is then provided within five minutes, and it claims to be 86-88% accurate.” https://www.bbc.com/news/business-60153129

3. Researchers report game-changing technology to remove 99% of carbon dioxide from air https://techxplore.com/…/2022-02-game-changing…

4. Solving Wordle using information theory https://youtu.be/v68zYyaEmEA

5. “A strong dependency between changes in fluid and crystallized abilities in human cognitive aging. Hence, individuals showing greater losses in fluid abilities tend to show smaller gains, or even losses, in crystallized abilities.” https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abj2422

6. Scientists successfully produced particle-antiparticle pairs from a vacuum https://www.techexplorist.com/scientists…/44446/

7. ‘Quantum Friction’ Slows Water Flow Through Carbon Nanotubes, Resolving Long-Standing Fluid Dynamics Mystery https://www.simonsfoundation.org/…/quantum-friction…/

8. Physicists at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands have proposed a new scalable quantum computing architecture using trapped ions. https://iop.uva.nl/content/news/2022/01/a-new-method-for-quantum-computing.html?cb&cb

9. Researchers use GPU fingerprinting to track users online https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/…/researchers-use-gpu…/

10. New Research Brings Cell-Based Artificial Kidneys a Step Closer https://singularityhub.com/…/cell-based-artificial…/

11. Vieta jumping (proof technique) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vieta_jumping

What’s News For February 8th?