Safe and sustainable photo-on-demand synthesis of polypeptide precursors: Promising “building blocks” for new functional materials – CNET – ApparelGeek

Safe and sustainable photo on demand synthesis of polypeptide precursors Promising building

Animals such as spiders make fibers strong and elastic. These fibers have a polypeptide structure and serve as inspiration for research on the development of functional materials. Alpha-amino acid N-carboxyanhydrides (NCAs) are artificial polypeptide precursors, but they are difficult to produce. Using the photo-on-demand method they previously developed, a research group synthesized NCA in a … Read more

Will bitcoin continue to outperform stocks for the rest of the year? – CNET

Will bitcoin continue to outperform stocks for the rest of

Hello, welcome to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that hits your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, a crypto reporter at CNET. I’m going to introduce you to the newest and greatest in the world of digital assets this week. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you … Read more

These three potential ‘naked swimmers’ threaten stocks and financial markets – CNET

These three potential naked swimmers threaten stocks and financial markets

After a hat trick for all three major indices last week, optimism and apprehension are in the air as a new trading period begins. But some, like the editor-in-chief and founder of La Lettre de Kobeissi, Adam Kobeissi, which peaked in June, remains cautious. “Until we have proof that inflation has peaked and the Fed … Read more

What is Ethereum Merge? Here are 5 things you need to know – CNET

What is Ethereum Merge Here are 5 things you need

The crypto industry will be watching the Ethereum “merger” closely, a highly anticipated upgrade that is expected to take place in September. If successful, the upgrade should reduce the carbon footprint of the blockchain, reduce the supply of ether and potentially have a profound impact on the entire crypto ecosystem. What is Ethereum Merge? The … Read more

The return of crypto bulls? Here are the factors driving institutional interest – CNET

Understanding Blockchain in Just 3 Minutes The ₿log

Good morning! Welcome to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that hits your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, a crypto reporter at CNET, and I’ll bring you the latest in the digital asset market. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should cover. You can … Read more

Whistleblowers accuse the FDIC of stifling crypto firms’ access to banks – CNET – ApparelGeek

Whistleblowers accuse the FDIC of stifling crypto firms access to

Federal regulators may be going too far in encouraging banks not to work with crypto companies, according to the top Republican on the Senate Banking Committee. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania sent a letter Tuesday to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Acting Chairman Martin Gruenberg noting that whistleblowers have come forward to say the FDIC is … Read more

Coinbase’s earnings have Wall Street wondering if the crypto firm is being overly optimistic or misunderstood – CNET – ApparelGeek

Coinbases earnings have Wall Street wondering if the crypto firm

Coinbase Global Inc. executives remain optimistic about the long-term promise of their cryptocurrency platform, but admitted on Tuesday that current challenges in the crypto market are likely to persist. After posting a loss of $1.1 billion in the last quarter amid declining volumes and active user counts, Coinbase COIN,+7.73%predicted that volumes and monthly users transacting … Read more

How the carbon footprint of cryptocurrencies is about to shrink with Ethereum Merge – CNET France

How the carbon footprint of cryptocurrencies is about to shrink

Whether you own cryptocurrency or not, the arrival of The Merge for Ethereum is big news. In preparation since 2014, this evolution will allow ethereum, the second largest blockchain behind bitcoin, to become almost carbon neutral. It’s a major change. Critics of cryptocurrencies frequently point out that they consume huge amounts of electricity. A reality … Read more

Tax Free Crypto Payments? Senators propose bill for transactions under $50 – CNET – ApparelGeek

Tax Free Crypto Payments Senators propose bill for transactions under

A new bill proposed by two US senators would make cryptocurrency transactions for less than $50 tax-exempt. The Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2022, which was proposed by Republican Senator from Pennsylvania Pat Toomey and Democratic Senator from Arizona Kyrsten Sinema, has the stated goal of “simplifying the use of digital assets for everyday … Read more