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In December, Cloud Constellation was finalizing receipt of a $100 million investment that would help the startup deploy a ring of secure data-storage satellites in low Earth orbit. By spring, Cloud Constellation had walked away from the deal, citing a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, as one
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Sixth force: has a new particle called X17 been discovered? (Courtesy: iStock/duncan1890) If you have been scratching your head about curious reports of the discovery of a fifth (or possibly sixth) force and a mysterious particle called X17, check out Matt Strassler’s recent blog “Has a new force of nature been discovered?”.    “I thought I’d better throw some cold water
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Pretzels have long been considered good-luck symbols. More than $550 million worth of pretzels are sold in the United States annually. #HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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This year, Nature celebrates its 150th birthday. To mark this anniversary we’re rebroadcasting episodes from our PastCast series, highlighting key moments in the history of science. In this episode, we’re heading back to 4 November 1869, when Nature’s story began. The first issue of the journal looked very different from the way it does now
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For Telespazio Vega Deutschland, a subsidiary of the spaceflight services company Telespazio of Rome, the challenges faced by a new generation of space companies present enticing opportunities. Based on its experience helping space agencies, institutions and commercial customers conduct space operations, Telespazio Vega has developed Enable, a cloud-based platform for space operations. At the 2019
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Methods like RNA, ATAC, and ChIP sequencing are NGS techniques that have made it easier for researchers to investigate various aspects of epigenetic and RNA modifications on a targeted and genome-wide scale. All these methods have increased the pace of cell transcriptomics, epigenetic modifications, and transcription factor binding studies. They have been growing in popularity
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What’s the secret behind a perfect trebuchet? Adam tinkers with his mini medieval weapon to show us. Did you miss the latest episode of MythBusters? Catch up on Discovery GO! https://www.discoverygo.com/mythbusters/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Watch full episodes! http://www.hulu.com/mythbusters http://bit.ly/MythBustersFullEpisodes Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MythBusters https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow on Twitter: Tweets by MythBusters Tweets by Discovery
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To celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we are offering a $49 print + digital subscription now through Monday, Dec. 2. This is the lowest price we’ve ever offered for a subscription to our award-winning publication. Canada and International rates apply. You will receive 16 issues of SpaceNews’ print magazine by mail plus the PDF digital
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Sumo wrestlers eat up to 7,000 calories a day and weigh as much as 400 pounds. Yet they don’t suffer from heart attacks, strokes, or other symptoms of obesity. Their secret is in their name—sumo wrestler. Regular intense exercise prevents the build-up of visceral fat, which causes metabolic and cardiovascular disease. Following is a transcript
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Watch a fully functional launch abort system (LAS) and test Orion spacecraft launch to an altitude of 31,000 feet at Mach 1.15 (more than 1,000 mph)! On July 2, 2019, NASA successfully demonstrated the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch. News
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Moving places is one of the most difficult tasks to pull off, especially for large households, It is stressful in every way be it physically, financially, mentally or emotionally, which is why most people prefer hiring moving services. Movers are meant to facilitate you through your moving process by providing professional services about packing, loading,
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Jesse, Valerie, and Rachel test the tacky myth that a scaled-up pest trap can really trap a human. Stream Full Episodes of MythBusters Jr.: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-jr/ 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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Julie Gould discusses how the science PhD can be more team based, and how doctoral programmes in other academic disciplines have changed. Download MP3 Is science ready for “Team PhD”, whereby a group of students work more collaboratively, delivering a multi-authored thesis at their end of their programme? Jeanette Woolard, who recently secured a £4.5m
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Greg Epstein Contributor Greg M. Epstein is the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard and MIT, and the author of the New York Times bestselling book Good Without God. Described as a “godfather to the [humanist] movement” by The New York Times Magazine in recognition of his efforts to build inclusive, inspiring, and ethical communities for the
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SEVILLE, Spain — The European Space Agency’s member states agreed to provide nearly 12.5 billion euros ($13.8 billion) for the next three years, giving the agency nearly all that it requested. At the conclusion of a two-day ministerial meeting, called Space19+, here Nov. 28, ESA said it was able to get all the initiatives it
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Meet six men who live under the sea in Aberdeen, Scotland. Food and supplies arrive via an airtight hatch and if the glass fails, it could all go terribly wrong. | For more World’s Strangest, visit http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/worlds-strangest/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Catch World’s Strangest Tuesdays at 8/7c on Science Channel! Subscribe to Science Channel! | http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2
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Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) can pass on immunity to their offspring.Credit: Ben Sadd An organism’s immune response to attack is usually considered to be a personal battle. A pathogen or parasite attacks, the organism mounts a defence, and one of them wins. But sometimes, the target’s relatives get involved. Many species have the ability to prepare
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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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(Photo : Sharon McCutcheo, Unsplash) Nobody likes getting sick. Unfortunately, even if we practice living a healthier lifestyle, our body is not perfect and invincible. The extreme coldness during the winter season can still make us sick. Below are some common winter illnesses and what you can do to prevent it: 1. Common Cold The
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(Courtesy: iStock/Anterovium) Thousands of scientists will be gathering in Boston, US, next week for the Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society. With freezing temperatures on the horizon, There will be plenty of time to size up the latest equipment for materials characterization and analysis. Here are a few of the highlights. Integrated Hall solution
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Learn how a laptop designed for gaming is built in a factory. 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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1. Costentin, C., Robert, M. & Savéant, J.-M. Catalysis of the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide. Chem. Soc. Rev. 42, 2423–2436 (2013). 2. Schiffer, Z. J. & Manthiram, K. Electrification and decarbonization of the chemical industry. Joule 1, 10–14 (2017). Article Google Scholar 3. Francke, R., Schille, B. & Roemelt, M. Homogeneously catalyzed electroreduction of
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Prevailing wisdom states that as an enterprise SaaS company evolves, there’s a tendency to sacrifice profitability for growth — understandably so, especially in the early days of the company. At some point, however, a company needs to become profitable. Box has struggled to reach that goal since going public in 2015, but yesterday, it delivered
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SAN FRANCISCO – A decision made at the recent World Radiocommunication Conference could undermine the accuracy of weather forecasts by interfering with meteorological satellite observations, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF). “The race to release 5G technology threatens to squeeze out other radio-frequency dependent technologies, including
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A long-awaited international deal governing how the world’s technology companies should roll out 5G technology poses serious risks to weather forecast accuracy, according to data from federal agencies and the World Meteorological Organisation. Negotiators from around the world announced a deal Friday at a meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for how to roll out 5G
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Misaligned teeth can put you at risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and even tooth loss. Braces shift teeth by applying pressure, which constricts blood flow to the surrounding tissue that holds those teeth in place. That in turn causes special immune cells called osteoclasts to rush in and dissolve part of the jawbone, creating
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Direct from America’s space program to YouTube, watch NASA TV live streaming here to get the latest from our exploration of the universe and learn how we discover our home planet. NASA TV airs a variety of regularly scheduled, pre-recorded educational and public relations programming 24 hours a day on its various channels. The network
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Huge data can possibly profit associations in any industry anyplace on the planet. Huge data is far beyond just data and particularly various data sets will give genuine bits of knowledge to associations that can be utilized to improve basic leadership and improve an association’s accounts. Before we think about how enormous data your association
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Find out how tiny drill bits are made and packaged in factories. 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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