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Scientists make ibuprofen and other common painkillers from paper industry waste

It’s probably fair to say that when most people conjure images of the pharmaceutical industry, it’s not often there’s an association between the production of life-saving drugs and environmental decline. But according to one 2019 study by The Conversation, drug companies produce more tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents per million dollars than the automotive industry. […]

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Neuralink receives FDA clearance to begin human trials of its brain-computer interface

Turns out Elon Musk’s FDA prediction was only off by about a month. After reportedly denying the company’s overtures in March, the FDA approved Neuralink’s application to begin human trials of its prototype Link brain-computer interface (BCI) on Thursday.  Founded in 2016, Neuralink aims to commercialize BCIs in wide-ranging medical and therapeutic applications — from

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