Month: July 2021

Trusting your gut may not sound like a reliable way to make decisions, but the research points to some times when you might want to listen to it! 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: azarus G, Sam Lutfi,
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Plants are finding their ways into caves, and it’s all our fault. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free
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NATURE PODCAST 24 July 2021 Coronapod: the latest on COVID and sporting events As the Olympics kick off, data on the impact of large sporting events is still limited, despite large research efforts Noah Baker & Holly Else Noah Baker View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Holly
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WASHINGTON — NASA has selected SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy to launch its Europa Clipper mission to a potentially habitable moon of Jupiter, a choice that appeared inevitable once NASA was no longer required to use the Space Launch System. NASA announced July 23 that it awarded a launch services contract to SpaceX for the October 2024
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TAMPA, Fla. — NorthStar Earth & Space, a startup developing a constellation for tracking other satellites, has secured Canadian government funding for a prototype Earth observation monitoring system to combat climate change. Montréal-based NorthStar said July 22 it is working with the Canadian Coast Guard on the project, using an airborne hyperspectral sensor system to
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Paddleboards have been around for over 3,000 years! Learn how they’re made today. 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 — NASA approved plans July 22 for the launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on a second uncrewed test flight that seeks to demonstrate that the company has corrected the problems seen on the first. At the conclusion of the flight readiness review, NASA gave the go-ahead for a July 30 launch of Starliner
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Photo illustration of Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) logo, a Chinese company that develops music streaming services. Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images China’s antitrust regulator ordered Tencent to give up its exclusive music licensing rights with international record labels and slapped a fine on the company, as Beijing continues to crack
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The return of the flesh-eating bacterium isn’t the title of a terrible sci-fi film; it’s an accurate description of what’s going on along Galveston’s shore. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons) Return of the Flesh-Eating Bacteria According to News4 San Antonio, a Galveston health specialist warns residents that the flesh-eating bacterium has returned. Several accounts from Texas
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The Australian government is keen on an economic recovery from covid that is led by gas — used domestically and also sold to our Asian trading partners. Gas, they say, is the bridge to a cleaner future. They promote and fund gas over any form of renewable energy. Australian conservative politicians at the federal level
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You might feel overwhelmed, and have no idea what you’re doing when you first have a baby, but evolution has prepared you to take care of your kids. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum
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The Ganges River is one of the biggest contributors of mercury into coastal oceans. Credit: ESA/Shutterstock Geochemistry 23 July 2021 Toxic mercury rides rivers into the sea Research suggests that rivers are a bigger source of mercury in coastal waters than is the atmosphere — a finding that contradicts some global models. Share on Twitter
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By: Hannah Pell Image credit: Wikimedia Commons. In early May 2021, a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline caused massive disruption to the East Coast’s fuel supply. Pictures of cars lined up at gas stations and warnings not to “panic buy” gasoline evoked memories of the 1973 oil crisis. Colonial Pipeline Co. paid a $4.4
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NEWS 23 July 2021 NASA investigates renaming James Webb telescope after anti-LGBT+ claims Some astronomers argue the flagship observatory — successor to the Hubble Space Telescope — will memorialize discrimination. Others are waiting for more evidence. Alexandra Witze Alexandra Witze View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share
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WASHINGTON — Members of a Senate space subcommittee argued that the Commerce Department was not doing enough to implement policies on space traffic management (STM) or staffing the office responsible for it. At the July 22 hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee’s space subcommittee, senators said they were worried that slow action by the Commerce
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Date/Time: August 12, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) With buildings accounting for 36 percent of emissions globally, there is no path to achieve climate goals without addressing energy consumption in buildings. The good news is tools are emerging to support organizations slash emissions through digitization and automation within their commercial and industrial spaces. These
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The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office is funding the American-Made Challenges: Perovskite Startup Prize, a two-stage, $3 million prize competition designed to accelerate the development and manufacturing of perovskite solar cells by moving world-class research out of the lab and into new U.S. companies. Competitors who advance from the first stage to the second
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A sulphur-crested cockatoo grabs a snack by walking along the edge of a rubbish bin to open the lid. Credit: Barbara Klump/Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior Animal behaviour 22 July 2021 Rubbish-raiding parrots take lessons from co-conspirators Sulphur-crested cockatoos are the first parrots known to have complex culture centred on food-gathering. Share on Twitter
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Electrifying delivery vehicles is no longer a race predominantly amongst startups. In the past year, big-name OEMs have revealed plans for an entire lineup of new battery-electric commercial vehicles — ranging from Ford’s unveiling of the 2022 E-Transit to Mercedes-Benz’s announcement that eSprinter is heading to the U.S. market. As for General Motors, there has
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