Bitcoin Mining Solve E-Waste Crisis

2021-10-21 06:45:47 We’re all familiar with the “energy waste” and “carbon emissions” narratives around Bitcoin mining. “It wastes energy!” “It’s a carbon emitter!” Obviously, Bitcoin is a unique and terrible attack on the environment at a scale previously unheard of in human history. But now the “Bitcoin is anti-environmental” narrative is now starting to shift […]

What Impact has COVID-19 had on the Mining Sector?

2021-10-21 06:36:00 Mining is undergoing something of a radical technological shift, the likes of which have never rocked the typically conservative industry before. Widespread trends such as the adoption of automation technology, electrification, and digitalization have also been sped up by the onset of COVID-19. Image Credit: Magnifical Productions/ COVID-19 has predominantly impacted supply chains and […]

Antipa Minerals says Minyari 'coming up trumps' as it extends potential size of resource

Antipa Minerals Ltd’s Stephen Power speaks to Proactive after receiving further broad high-grade gold and copper results along with silver and cobalt from 11 drill holes at its wholly-owned Minyari Dome Project in WA’s Paterson Province. Results that include 134 metres at 1.70 g/t gold and 0.30% copper from 212 metres continue to extend the […]

The nexus between mental health treatment and psychedelics

2021-10-21 01:13:57 There’s a story from way back in Australian scientific history about the Melbourne psychiatrist, Dr John Cade. He was the one to first discover the mood-stabilising effects of lithium in 1949, a breakthrough that has great resonance today, given the urgent quest for new mental health medicines. Lithium remains one of the most […]

Alzheimer’s Disease & the Endocannabinoid System

2021-10-20 20:23:26 Many parallels exist between cannabis and psychedelics. Among them are the diverse therapeutic effects for which both classes of drugs are now being investigated, from fighting pain and inflammation to aiding treatment of some psychiatric disorders. Also on the list: Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common neurodegenerative disease with as many as 6.2 million […]

In S.Korea, an army of retail investors flocks to YouTube for stock trading advice

2021-10-20 18:04:00 FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop and mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of the YouTube logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration SEOUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Millions of South Koreans have jumped into stock market trading over the past year with their enthusiasm feeding […]

US Senators Urge Facebook to Discontinue Crypto Wallet Pilot Citing ‘Insufficient’ Ability to Keep Consumers Safe – Regulation Bitcoin News

2021-10-20 17:33:14 A group of U.S. senators has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to discontinue his company’s crypto wallet pilot and commit to not bringing the cryptocurrency Diem to market. “Facebook cannot be trusted to manage a payment system or digital currency when its existing ability to manage risks and keep consumers safe has proven […]

Bitcoin miner Stronghold Digital Mining makes Nasdaq debut

2021-10-20 15:11:13 Spence and Beard of Stronghold Aaron Kotowski Shares of Stronghold Digital Mining jumped 52% in their first day of trading on Wednesday, as investors show enthusiasm for nascent companies tied to cryptocurrencies. Trading on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol “SDIG,” the Pennsylvania company, which mines bitcoin from waste coal, priced its stock at […]

A recent history of therapeutic psychedelics

2021-10-20 13:26:37 Psilocybin Recreational use of magic mushrooms, or any products containing psilocybin extracts, is illegal in Canada, but you wouldn’t know it from the dispensaries sprouting up, both IRL and online. Microdosing has gone mainstream, and police (so far) are turning a blind eye—a sure sign of the changing times, and the changing attitudes […]

Malta financial watchdog approves Iconic’s crypto index fund for stock market listing

2021-10-20 12:00:00 The Malta Financial Services Authority has greenlit the crypto asset index fund from asset manager Iconic Funds for listing on the Malta Stock Exchange. In an Wednesday announcement, Iconic Funds said it expected to list its BITA20 XA Crypto Asset Index Fund on the exchange “in the coming days,” with the fund offering […]