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Already highly energy-efficient network partners with ClimateTrade to set the industry standard for blockchain sustainability
 

BOSTON-Saturday 24 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Algorand, a leading blockchain technology company designed to be the most efficient and greenest blockchain available, today cements its leadership and commitment to the environment by announcing its blockchain is fully carbon neutral. Algorand has partnered with ClimateTrade, a leader in CO2 emissions transparency and traceability that is using blockchain-based solutions to improve the efficiency of sustainability efforts for leading corporations around the globe.

Sustainability has been a core component of Algorand since its inception. As the world’s first pure proof-of-stake blockchain, the Algorand network was designed from the ground up to minimally impact the environment. Because its consensus is not based on energy-intensive proof-of-work and requi ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany-Friday 23 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

New analysis indicates a specific immune repopulation pattern in people treated with MAVENCLAD, which may contribute to their ability to fight infections and develop protective antibodies from vaccines
Independent study from Israel showed MAVENCLAD-treated patients receiving COVID-19 vaccine were able to mount antibody response similar to that of healthy subjects
Updated safety data show MAVENCLAD-treated patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 continue to have a disease course similar to the general population
 

 

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Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced a new analysis from the MAGNIFY-MS sub-study showing a specific immune repopulation pattern in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) treated with MAVENCLAD® (cladribine tablets), which may contribute to their abilit ... Read more »

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Launched on Earth Day 2021 and Following a Live Stream with Elon Musk, XPRIZE Announces Plans to Combat Climate Change by Spurring Gigaton-Scale Carbon Removal Solutions

LOS ANGELES-Saturday 24 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grand challenges, today announced the official launch of $100 Million XPRIZE Carbon Removal with the opening of team registration and the release of the competition guidelines. The announcement comes shortly after Peter H. Diamandis, XPRIZE founder and executive chairman, and Elon Musk sat down for a live stream hosted on Twitter to discuss the importance of spurring carbon removal solutions, the climate crisis, and the launch of the largest incentive prize in history. The conversation was followed by a virtual question and answer hosted by Marcius Extavour, vice president of climate and environment at XPRIZE, and XPRIZE&r ... Read more »

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The Larsen and Lam Climate Initiative injects $35 million for the purchase of cutting-edge plant to be located in California

 

OTTAWA, Ontario-Friday 23 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, OMNI Conversion Technologies Inc. (OMNI CT) announced the first sale of its unprecedented waste to hydrogen product. The Larsen and Lam Climate Initiative, a foundation backed by philanthropists Chris Larsen and Lyna Lam, has committed $35 million to bring this ground-breaking technology to production in the fight against climate change. The first commercial plant in production from OMNI CT will use unsorted non-recyclable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), which is currently disposed of in landfills, to produce negative carbon hydrogen in California.

New technologies are essential in the fight against climate change. While low-cost solar electricity was a dream only a decade ago, its impact today is far-reaching. The Larsen and Lam Climate Initiative ... Read more »

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HELSINKI-Friday 23 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Online hate speech shows up most often on discussion forums, according to a Utopia Analytics study for the Ministry of Justice in Finland. The report found that discussion forums are home to 97% of identified hate speech messages. The next largest platform types are Twitter messages at 2.5% and Instagram messages at 0.2%. Blogs, news comments and public Facebook messages make up less than 0.02% of all identified hate speech. The data set didn’t include private discussions, for example Facebook groups or accounts.

The project, part of the Facts Against Hate program by Ministry of Justice, tested the ability of artificial intelligence to recognize hate speech in online environments. The approach combined human evaluation with machine learning. A key goal was to find the main channels of hate speech, and to identify differences in hate speech from platform to platform.

The definition of hate s ... Read more »

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