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Engineers test a powered ‘ankle exoskeleton’ to make running easier

Sponsored Links Stanford Ankle exoskeletons could help you run longer and faster and even serve as a new mode of transportation, according to a team of Stanford University engineers. The engineers tested a motorized exoskeleton rig that attaches around the ankle and foot and found that it made running 15 percent easier. They explained that …

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Data Shows $25 Billion Worth of Bitcoin and Ether Held by Seven Crypto Exchanges

</header> <strong>On January 3, 2020, a small group of crypto enthusiasts celebrated the second annual Proof-of-Keys day with hopes to get people to withdraw funds from centralized digital currency exchanges. However, exchanges holding massive amounts of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> only saw their reserves grow larger and data shows that Coinbase now holds …

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‘Quantum microphone’ detects sound at the atomic level

Sponsored Links Wentao Jiang Researchers at Stanford have developed a “quantum microphone” which can detect the smallest known units of sound — packets of vibrational energy called phonons. The device could form the basis for even more efficient quantum computers. Phonons have previously been impossible to measure because traditional microphones are not nearly sensitive enough …

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Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

<strong>Digital asset holders and organizations have been donating funds to a number of well-known universities. These days a slew of popular colleges like Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Puget Sound, and Princeton all accept digital currency donations or have high-net-worth crypto backers funding these schools. On the flip side of higher education, many of the world’s prestigious …

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