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Japan is considering new rules to prevent the leak of sensitive technology, such as sensors.Credit: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Japan considers new rules on research interference amid US–China tensions The Japanese government is considering tougher rules to address the risk of foreign interference in scientific research, such as more-thorough vetting of visa applications from international students and
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What on Earth? | Tuesdays 9p Ancient Hindu lore about the god Rama sheds light on an incredible feat of ancient engineering. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/what-on-earth/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Join Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sciencechannel
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Companies and cities are increasingly adopting lower-carbon fleets — including trucks and buses that run off electricity, renewable diesel and renewable natural gas — according to a new report from the research team at Gladstein, Neandross and Associates (GNA).  It’s still early days for many of these markets, and sustainability goals remain one of the top drivers
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Tesla has announced a 5 for 1 stock split after market close today – sending its stock (TSLA) jumping as much as 8% in after hours trading. The automaker made the announcement via its investor website on Tuesday: “Tesla, Inc. (“Tesla”) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved and declared a five-for-one split of
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In recent years, the notion of an insect apocalypse has become a hot topic in the conservation science community and has captured the public’s attention. Scientists who warn that this catastrophe is unfolding assert that arthropods – a large category of invertebrates that includes insects—are rapidly declining, perhaps signaling a general collapse of ecosystems across the
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Pioneering NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson has died at the age of 101. Johnson was part of a group of African-American women who worked on critical mathematical calculations in the early days of human spaceflight, as chronicled in the best-selling book and hit movie “Hidden Figures.” “She was an American hero and her pioneering legacy will
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Contrary to popular belief, a chrysalis is not a pouch or a sac —It’s actually the caterpillar’s own body! During metamorphosis, the former caterpillar releases digestive juices that dissolve cells in its muscles, gut, and other organs. Then, special groups of cells called imaginal discs divide over and over again, forming wings and other adult
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Eight months into the global pandemic, we’re still measuring its effects only in deaths. Non-hospitalized cases are loosely termed ‘mild’ and are not followed up. Recovery is implied by discharge from hospital or testing negative for the virus. Ill health in those classed as ‘recovered’ is going largely unmeasured. And, worldwide, millions of those still
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#Outrageous_Acts Call him the baby whisperer! This pediatrician has developed the perfect technique to calm and quiet a fussy noisy baby. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/outrageous-acts-of-science/ More Outrageous Acts! http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/outrageous-acts-of-science/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Join Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow
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WASHINGTON — Nearly a third of commercial geostationary communications satellites in orbit are operating beyond their design lives, a far higher figure than in previous years, according to a study.  Research firm TelAstra of Los Angeles found that in 2020, some 31% of commercial geostationary comsats remained in service past their expected retirement, more than
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Nora Tam | South China Morning Post | Getty Images Tesla announced a five-for-one stock split on Tuesday evening. The split goes into effect on August 31. Tesla shares rose more than 6% in post-market trading even though the stock split changes nothing fundamental about the stock. Theoretically, the move could mean more smaller investors
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August 8th, 2020 by Brad Rouse  Global problems need global solutions. Voluntary agreements and unilateral acts only go so far. We need a strategy to make climate action spread — to make it so contagious it will “go viral,” start a chain reaction, trigger a “domino effect.”  Climate Deniers Are Half Right! I often hear
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Melissa McKenzie colouring with her daughter.Credit: Melissa McKenzie For Prabha Devan, a stem-cell biologist at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad, India, transitioning to remote working during the coronavirus pandemic has been more than just an inconvenience. Not only must she try to finish her research from home but she must
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Derecho, a rare storm packed with 100mph winds and power like that of a hurricane, slammed across the Midwest on Monday. The storm toppled trees and powerlines, flipped vehicles, caused widespread damage of properties, and left thousands of homes without power. It continued to move towards Chicago, Indiana, and Michigan.  The National Weather Service Storm
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See how a book is made through the traditional bookbinding process. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab says it’s on track to test recovering an Electron booster later this year as it also improves the payload performance of the small launch vehicle. Rocket Lab announced last week it completed drop tests of a dummy Electron first stage at its New Zealand launch site, demonstrating that its parachute would
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When most businesspeople travel for their jobs, they retire to their hotel room at the end of the day. However, when long-haul truck drivers are finished with their work, they move to the back of their truck cab into what is called the sleeper compartment. Long-haul, over-the-road truck drivers typically are out on the road
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Although science has provided astounding insights into the origins of the universe, we’re still not quite sure what happened in those very first few moments. Link to Electromagnetism: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMnsZuEE_m8 Link to Weak Force: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnL_nwmCLpY&list=PLsNB4peY6C6JDc1HcVKjjYzVB0BYEXexd&index=3 Link to Strong Force: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv3EMq2Dgq8&list=PLsNB4peY6C6JDc1HcVKjjYzVB0BYEXexd&index=1 Link to Gravity: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhG_ArxmwRM&list=PLsNB4peY6C6JDc1HcVKjjYzVB0BYEXexd&index=4 Link to Take a Trip to Titan!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfiE5AVM7Zc Link to Has Stephen
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Have you ever doubted yourself and felt like you don’t deserve your job or that college acceptance letter? Well, you’re not alone! Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer,
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Hank answers a SciShow viewer’s most pressing question about what happens if the human body gets exposed to space. Would your head really explode? Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow T*umbl SciShow. http://scishow.tumblr.com References http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/ask_astro/answers/970603.html http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/01/31/qba-what-happens-if-you-are-exposed-to-the-vacuum-of-space/#.UMGD-pPjn0g
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Thanks to Cancer Research UK! http://www.cancerresearchuk.org Links to LEARN MORE and SOURCES are below. follow me: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce What is cancer? http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerandresearch/all-about-cancer/what-is-cancer/ http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/keyfacts/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hallmarks_of_cancer Visualizing the prevention of cancer: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/causes/attributable-risk/visualisation/ 10 cancer MYTHS debunked: http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2014/03/24/dont-believe-the-hype-10-persistent-cancer-myths-debunked/ other cancer articles: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/02/deadliest_cancer_chart_shows_mortality_and_incidence_rates.html http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/takeonestep/cancer/interviews-demetri.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-couzens/cancer-an-inevitable-stag_b_4558325.html http://www.wired.com/2013/05/al_argcancer/ http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2011/may/06/nuclear-power-leukaemia Stirling Engine: http://www.grand-illusions.com/acatalog/Low-Temperature-Stirling-Engine-612.html Stirling Engine: VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCGTNArwJ0s dying cells: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16355657 dead outer-layer of
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If you want to dig to China, you’d actually need to start your journey in Chile or Argentina — not the US. And you’d need a super-powered drill to get through impenetrable iron, molten alloy, and rock found in Earth’s three primary layers: the crust, mantle, and core. Good luck! MORE EXPLAINERS CONTENT: Why America
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Before they’re hung on trees, learn how glass Christmas ornaments are made! Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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August 10th, 2020 by Steve Hanley  Vestas is a leading global supplier of wind turbines. It is also now the world’s largest wind turbine service supplier with more than 10,000 workers servicing 47,000 wind turbines around the world. Combined, those turbines produce 134 GW of renewable electricity — enough to prevent one hundred million tons
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A recently published study revealed that fertilizers and pesticide application to cropland are now the primary sources of sulfur to the environment. Historically, the coal-fired power plants were the most significant contributor of reactive sulfur to the environment, but synthetic agricultural inputs now replace it. Acid rain, the form of precipitation that contains an increased
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These 4 animal dads do a lot of work for their children. Some of them don’t eat while the kids develop, or defend them and make sure they survive. These dads come from the world of fish, bugs, and birds. Using different strategies and making various sacrifices, they help their offspring survive. —————————————————— Following is
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See sake made the traditional way as workers hand manipulate the rice and fermentation. A traditional press is used to extract the sake. Catch HOW IT’S MADE Thursdays at 9/8c on Science Channel: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/7 Watch full episodes: http://www.hulu.com/how-its-made http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT
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And now for some serious fun. Last week, I had the opportunity to facilitate an online conversation with Terreform ONE, a Brooklyn, New York-based nonprofit architecture and urban design research group whose humble mission is “to combat the extinction of planetary species through pioneering acts of design.” It was a refreshing jolt of inspiration and hopefulness during
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A California judge granted a preliminary injunction Monday requiring Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their drivers as independent contractors pending further action by the court. The order will take effect after 10 days, as the companies requested a brief stay during the appeals process. If upheld, the ruling could have serious implications for Uber and Lyft,
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The explosion on 4 August destroyed buildings across Beirut.Credit: Fadel Itani/NurPhoto/Getty On the evening of 4 August, Pierre Khoueiry was making birthday plans with his wife and two-year-old son when a blast shattered the windows of the family’s apartment in Beirut. About 2.5 kilometres away, in the city’s port, a powerful explosion had sent a
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Mauritius citizens and groups are trying to contain the recent oil spill and protect the coastline and Mahebourg Lagoon. Thousands of Mauritians, from residents and students to environmental activists, worked non-stop last Sunday to try to reduce the damage of the oil spill on an island in the Indian Ocean when a ship had an unfortunate encounter with a reef. Due