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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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WASHINGTON — The Department of the Air Force announced Aug. 7 that United Launch Alliance and SpaceX have been selected to receive five-year contracts to launch national security satellites for the U.S. military and intelligence agencies. United Launch Alliance received a $337 million contract and SpaceX received a $316 million contract for launches planned between between
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The Ecuadorian navy encountered nearly 260 fishing vessels with Chinese flags sailing on the coast of Galapagos Islands.  According to the Island’s Governor Norman Wray, the Chinese fleet is within international waters outside the maritime border around the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador’s coastal waters.  Every year, Chinese fishing vessels come to the seas near Galapagos. This
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Stranded on an island with just duct tape and plastic wrap, Jamie constructs a solar still to create drinkable water from condensation. Stream Full Episodes of MythBusters: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-on-science/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel https://www.facebook.com/MythBusters/ Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Tweets by MythBusters Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/ https://www.instagram.com/Mythbusters/
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WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched the latest set of the company’s Starlink satellites, along with two BlackSky imaging satellites, Aug. 7 after weeks of delays. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center at 1:12 a.m. Eastern. After a pair of burns, the upper stage deployed BlackSky’s
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Every year, 5 million Americans have their wisdom teeth removed. These pesky molars can cause infections tooth decay, and even tumors. The problem? Wisdom teeth often can’t fit in our mouths. But that wasn’t always the case. Early human ancestors used these teeth to grind up tough, uncooked food. —————————————————— #WisdomTeeth #ToothDecay Science Insider tells
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Brothers91 Hiring in tech remains muted, sending another distressing signal ahead of Friday’s highly anticipated jobs report.  As of late July, tech job postings were down 36% compared to the same time last year, according to recent data from the online platform Indeed. The sector has lagged the broader U.S. economy, too. Listings on Indeed’s
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It’s one of America’s favorite foods. Learn how chocolate chip cookies go from industrial mixer to dessert platters across the U.S. | For more How It’s Made, visit http://science.discovery.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes 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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In this screengrab taken from a berniesanders.com webcast, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talks about his plan to deal with the coronavirus pandemic on March 17, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Businesses are being severely impacted, schools are closing temporarily and large events are being postponed as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across
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We’ve taken giant leaps and left our mark in the heavens. Now we’re building the next chapter, returning to the Moon to stay, and preparing to go beyond. We are NASA – and after 60 years, we’re just getting started. Special thanks to Mike Rowe for the voiceover work. This video is available for download
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These 3D-printed objects are luminous under ultraviolet light thanks to crystals of fluorescent dye. Credit: Amar Flood Materials science 06 August 2020 Crystals of physically distanced dye molecules fluoresce brilliantly in a rainbow of colours. Scientists have combined new fluorescent dyes with plastic to create some of the most brightly glowing objects ever made. Most
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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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#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science 87% of Americans have ice cream in their freezer at any given time. Chocolate syrup is the world’s most popular ice cream topping. Full episodes streaming FREE on Science GO! https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-its-made/ More How It’s Made: 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
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WASHINGTON — As small satellites become more powerful, manufacturers say they need better ways to manage excess heat generated by their electronics systems.  Small satellites are increasingly handling more data, be it collecting remote sensing imagery or routing traffic for ground-based sensors and smart devices. Planet’s optical-imaging cubesats increased in onboard memory from 16 gigabytes