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DNA Script picks up $38.5 million to make DNA production faster and simpler

DNA Script has raised $38.5 million in new financing to commercialize a process that it claims is the first big leap forward in manufacturing genetic material. The revolution in synthetic biology that’s reshaping industries from medicine to agriculture rests on three, equally important pillars. They include: analytics — the ability to map the genome and ...

Activision Blizzard has five franchises lined up for its new Call of Duty esports league

Activision Blizzard said it has lined up five franchises for a new, city-based Call of Duty esports league. Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Paris and Toronto will all play host to franchise teams that will compete in a professional league based on what is perhaps Activision Blizzard’s most successful title, the company announced after its earnings ...

Notre Dame’s new dome might be copyrighted and blocked by EU filters

There's a proposal in the works to replace Notre Dame's dome -- which was a relatively modern addition -- with a new, starchitect-designed "statement" dome, which will be copyrightable under the same French rules that prohibit commercial photos of the Eiffel Tower at night (and other French landmarks).

The copyright would only prohibit "commercial" uses, but ...

Corporations and private investors are backing new “green” deals as climate worries mount

In the nine years since private equity and venture capital investments into sustainable technologies last crossed the $6 billion threshold, the problems caused by global carbon emissions have only intensified. Now, as the world confronts the reality that there’s not much time left to reverse course on carbon emissions and the impact they will have ...

How ‘Assassin’s Creed’ could help with the restoration of Notre-Dame

04.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

After a devastating fire caused major damage to the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris Moday, donations have poured in from around the globe. While money certainly helps, the church also needs a concrete plan on how to restore the damaged portions of the ... ...

Crowds sang ‘Ave Maria’ in the streets of Paris as Notre-Dame Cathedral burned

04.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

As crowds in Paris helplessly watched the Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames on Monday night, they joined together in song. While a beloved piece of the world's history burned before their eyes, a group of onlookers gathered together to pray the... ...

French officials respond to Trump’s suggestion for putting out the Notre Dame fire

04.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

France's iconic Notre Dame cathedral is engulfed in flames, and officials let Trump know that his suggestions were not helpful.  Completed in 1345 after nearly 250 years of construction, the centuries-old cathedral caught fire on Monday. The exa... ...

Paris Transport Operator RATP Orders Up To 800 Electric Buses

04.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

France surprises with a high volume tender for EV buses RATP, a state-owned public transport operator from Paris, France announced an order for nearly 800 all-electric buses (12m), split between three French suppliers: Heuliez Bus (HeuliezBus GX 337 EV with with NMC cells or LTO cells) Bolloré (Bluebus with NMC cells and range of 180-250 ...