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I'm not particularly worried about trolls on Twitter being bad for democracy, but it's definitely going to make Twitter less pleasant. See, that's why I read it for you!
They propose "using post-transition metal bismuth and some semi-conductive monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides to reduce the size of the gaps, producing 2D transistors much smaller than had been previously possible". And no, I don't understand what that means either, might as well be the pipe lecture from Patriot.
I found a short article about these plant-based steaks from back in May. They're available for purchase fro $60, it's also worth remembering that they're not using Impossible's heme, so they're not gonna brown exactly like a steak, as you can see from their recipe examples. There's a lot of cool ideas floating around for plant based meat and as they combine it looks like there will be some really cool products.
• Thread describing a new mRNA vaccine against all known influenza virus subtypes. There's a lot of interesting stuff in the thread, I shouldn't have been surprised to find out that they actually began this work before the COVID pandemic!