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This article was adapted from Climate Tech Weekly, a free newsletter focused on climate technologies. The second most-read story on GreenBiz.com last year was one that was actually published almost four years ago: An investigative report about what happens to solar panels when they’ve clocked their time as energy-producing members of society and are ready to
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According to a research published in the journal Current Biology on January 10, 2022, female dolphins have a functioning clitoris.  Clitoris-like structures, which are found in the vaginal entrance of bottlenose dolphins, have many sensory nerves and erectile bodies, according to the results.  Professor Patricia Brennan, an associate professor of biological sciences at Mount Holyoke
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A space smash-up that happened more than 4 billion years ago could explain one of the Moon’s biggest mysteries — why its nearside and far side look so different from one another1. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy or subscribe Subscribe to Journal Get full journal access for 1 year 199,00 €
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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, center, and her family leave the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse after the jury found her guilty on four counts in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Dai Sugano | MediaNews Group | Getty Images Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, who was convicted of federal fraud
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Bloomberg | Getty Images Investments related to cryptocurrencies and digital assets are the top threat to investors “by far,” according to new data from the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). “Stories of ‘crypto millionaires’ attracted some investors to try their hand at investing in cryptocurrencies or crypto-related investments this year, and with them, many
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Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology, Cambridge, MA, USA Naama Kanarek, Heather R. Keys, Jason R. Cantor, Caroline A. Lewis, Sze Ham Chan, Tenzin Kunchok, Monther Abu-Remaileh, Elizaveta Freinkman & David M. Sabatini Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA Naama Kanarek, Jason R. Cantor, Monther Abu-Remaileh & David M. Sabatini Koch Institute for
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In this article MSFT Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Nov. 30, 2016, in Bellevue, Washington. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images News | Getty Images Microsoft should spin out its Windows and Office franchises to boost its cloud-computing effort, according to former executive Ben Slivka. “The right thing probably
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WASHINGTON — Astroscale U.S., a provider of on-orbit services to extend the life of satellites, has signed an agreement to use Orbit Fab’s in-space refueling tankers, the companies announced Jan. 11. Orbit Fab, a startup offering “gas stations in space,” will refuel Astroscale’s geostationary satellite servicing spacecraft known as LEXI, short for Life Extension In-Orbit.
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A quarry in the east of England has been reclaimed by nature and is being turned into a massive wildlife refuge. (Photo : Getty Images) The Return of Endangered Birds  Recently, the UK’s most endangered species, the secretive bittern, found refuge in the boggy plain of the Fens outside Cambridge, thanks to its reedbed wetlands. 
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Tesla’s sales numbers for December in China are in, and it shows another record month of deliveries and confirmed that almost half of Tesla’s record year of production and deliveries came from Gigafactory Shanghai. The China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) released its numbers early on Tuesday and showed that Tesla sold 70,847 China-made vehicles in
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CORRESPONDENCE 11 January 2022 Wind power versus wildlife: root mitigation in evidence Tim Schmoll 0 & Frank M. Schurr 1 Tim Schmoll Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Frank M. Schurr University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. View author publications You can also search
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Reprinted from GreenBuzz, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here. Remember plastic pollution? It wasn’t long ago that the world seemed wrapped up in plastic: outrage over plastic drinking straws and bags, mostly, but also the entire plastics and packaging industries. We fretted over the fate of various critters, notably a hapless sea turtle whose viral
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OBITUARY 10 January 2022 Edward O. Wilson (1929–2021) Naturalist, conservationist and synthesizer who founded sociobiology. Bert Hölldobler 0 Bert Hölldobler Bert Hölldobler holds the Robert A. Johnson Chair in Social Insect Research and is Regent’s Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, Tempe. He began working with Wilson in 1970. View
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TAMPA, Fla. — SpaceX has dropped a plan to use Falcon 9 to launch the 30,000 satellites in its proposed second-generation Starlink broadband constellation, and is instead focusing on a configuration leveraging its upcoming Starship vehicle. The decision follows development progress that SpaceX said exceeded the company’s expectations and means it could start “launching the
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NASA’s new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror Saturday, the final step in the observatory’s dramatic unfurling. The last portion of the 21-foot (6.5-meter) mirror swung into place at flight controllers’ command, completing the unfolding of the James Webb Space Telescope. #NASAWebb is fully deployed! ???? With the successful deployment & latching of
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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James Webb wouldn’t be equipped to look in the infrared if not for the previous missions that have allowed us to see the universe in wavelengths that the human eye can’t see! Hosted By: Reid Reimers SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow Space by becoming a patron on Patreon:
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Your brain is hard-wired to do all sorts of things when you are not consciously thinking about something. But just because it’s normal for your mind to wander doesn’t mean that it’s always good! Luckily, once you know how it works, you can find ways to control it. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow
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Ideally, governments should reduce emissions with carbon taxes and efficient regulations. But most governments are reluctant to regulate or tax all emitters, such as power plants, electric companies, or forest managers. That means some low-cost mitigation opportunities — such as replacing coal-fired power plants with natural gas facilities, funding transmission lines to renewable energy sites,
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WASHINGTON — The White House’s decision to extend operations of the International Space Station through the end of the decade is a “trigger” for other partners to make their own plans to continue participation in the station. NASA announced Dec. 31 that the Biden administration agreed to continue operations of the ISS to 2030. Federal
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NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance is in the process of collecting rock samples to send back to Earth  via a future human mission to Mars. But some pebble-sized debris is creating problems for the machine. At first, things went smoothly. Perseverance successfully extracted a sample from a Martian rock, named Issole. However, while transferring the sample
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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