This daughter and father founded a company to bury nuclear waste by drilling deep boreholes

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Elizabeth Muller, the CEO, and Richard Muller, the chief technology officer, of Deep Isolation, in Texas for their 2019 demonstration. Photographer: Roman Pino, Courtesy Deep Isolation There is no permanent nuclear waste depository in the United States. Instead, nuclear waste is stored in dry casks at the locations of currently operating and former nuclear power plants around the country. Deep Isolation, a start-up founded by a daughter-father team in Berkeley, California, is aiming to change that. Deep Isolation plans to commercialize technology to dig 18-inch-diameter…

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New biomarkers may detect early eye changes that can lead to diabetes-related blindness – ET HealthWorld

Washington: New biomarkers found in the eyes could unlock the key to helping manage diabetic retinopathy, and perhaps even diabetes, according to new research conducted at the Indiana University School of Optometry. The study was published in the journal ‘PLOS One’. During its early stages, diabetes can affect the eyes before the changes are detectable with a regular clinical examination. However, new retinal research has found that these changes can be measured earlier than previously thought with specialized optical techniques and computer analysis. The ability to detect biomarkers for this…

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