Month: January 2022

California recently banned the use of PFAS in children’s products and disposable food packaging, and set new requirements for cookware manufacturers to disclose the presence of these toxic “forever chemicals,” on products and labels. Maine passed legislation to ban most uses of PFAS (perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances) by 2030, except when their use is essential
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From what we know about Titan, it seems like its atmosphere should have disappeared millions of years ago. So, why hasn’t it? Hosted by: Reid Reimers 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
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The iconic DeLorean sports car was originally manufactured in Northern Ireland in the early 1980s. See how they are restored 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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NATURE PODCAST 14 January 2022 Recreating the lost sounds of spring How citizen science is helping us hear lost soundscapes. Geoff Marsh Geoff Marsh View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email Subscribe Subscribe iTunes Google Podcast acast RSS The researcher resurrecting our declining soundscapes. Your
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Researchers have engineered virus-like particles that efficiently deliver gene-editing proteins to specific organs in living animals1. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy or subscribe Subscribe to Journal Get full journal access for 1 year 199,00 € only 3,90 € per issue Subscribe Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout. Buy article Get
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In a recent experiment, scientists have taught a goldfish to operate a robotic car. The experiment was an attempt to test the navigational abilities of goldfish and study animal behaviour. The robotic car was specially designed to suit this purpose. The Fish Operated Vehicle (FOV), designed by scientists from Ben Gurion University of the Negev
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Citing a report which found hybrid cars offered negligible emissions and fuel consumption advantages when tested on Switzerland’s Alpine roads, one Swiss region has decided to “pull the plug” on subsidies – even calling the claims of hybrids’ environmental advantages a “con.” The southern Swiss canton of Valais (Wallis, in German) commissioned a study by
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NASA has announced the scientific instruments for the Europa Clipper mission, and Cassini has passed Hyperion, the so-called “spongy moon,” for the last time. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout outs go to Justin Lentz, John Szymakowski, Ruben Galvao, and Peso255.
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Service members of the Ukrainian armed forces walk at combat positions near the line of separation from Russian-backed rebels outside the town of Popasna in Luhansk Region, Ukraine January 6, 2022. Maksim Levin | Reuters As high-profile talks between Russian and Western officials continue Thursday, a top-ranking Ukrainian official has described how her country has
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13,000 years ago, North America seemed to be thawing from a 2.6 million-year ice age. Then, a huge swath of Earth was suddenly plunged back into the cold for 1,000 years. To understand why we need to talk about megafloods. Check out the PBS Eons episode about epic floods: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWZgfPGtQEs&feature=youtu.be Hosted by: Stefan Chin and
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Persephone Kavallines CNBC is now accepting nominations for the 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50, our annual list of private companies using breakthrough technology to transform industries and build the next generation of great public companies. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Feb. 4, at 3 pm Eastern time. All independent, privately-owned companies founded after Jan. 1,
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Conifer plantations, which are being spread across the UK to prevent climate change and promote biodiversity, are putting one of the primary species they were supposed to safeguard in jeopardy: red squirrels. (Photo : Ryan Taylor) Red Squirrels Red squirrels were thought to thrive in coniferous habitats because the food sources in such forests are limited
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TAMPA, Fla. — Denver-based startup Atomos Space announced Jan. 12 it has raised the $5 million it had first sought in 2020 to develop its space-tug business, following an investment from early-stage investor Cantos Ventures. Cantos joined an undisclosed aerospace investor in the funding round, which the startup said paves the way for launching its
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Site plans uncovered by a member of Rivian Forums reveal that the American automaker’s second manufacturing facility in Georgia is going to be huge. In fact, the current plans account for nearly 20 million square feet across nearly 2,000 acres – over five times the size of Rivian’s plant in Normal, IL. Rivian is an
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Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, from left, U.S. President Donald Trump, and Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, listen during a bi-lateral meeting with Saad Hariri, Lebanon’s prime minister, not pictured, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Zach Gibson | Bloomberg | Getty Images New documents show that one of former President Donald Trump’s
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Ubiquitous Energy solar energy capturing windows installed at Michigan State University. Courtesy of Ubiquitous Energy A material science start-up, Ubiquitous Energy, is raising tens of millions of dollars to turn windows into surfaces that capture solar energy. The California start-up announced on Tuesday it closed a $30 million funding round, including an investment from consumer
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NATURE PODCAST 12 January 2022 Webb Space Telescope makes history after tense launch We highlight some recent stories from the Nature Briefing, including the latest on the James Webb Space Telescope, an ichthyosaur fossil find, and more. Benjamin Thompson , Noah Baker & Flora Graham Benjamin Thompson View author publications You can also search for
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