SciShow News explores how a diseases that was officially eliminated in the U.S. has made a sudden comeback. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records:
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The triangular holes in this material make it more likely to crack from left to right than vice versa. Credit: N. R. Brodnik et al./Phys. Rev. Lett. Materials science 22 January 2021 Precise engineering generates a structure that fractures more easily in one direction than the other. Researchers have demonstrated a material that is more
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Taking a trip to the farm, forest, or even staring at the night’s sky? You can catch a glimpse of the weirdness of our planet. From the trees, animals, stars, rivers, to the water bodies? They are countless of ways nature can seem strange.  Below are 10 Strange But Awesome Facts About Nature 1. There
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WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is reviewing how the world responded to the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic during an executive board meeting this week.Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/Reuters The World Health Organization (WHO) sounded its highest alarm on 30 January 2020 — a declaration called a ‘public health emergency of international concern’, or PHEIC, signalling
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Westend61 | Westend61 | Getty Images Four major firms signed a letter of intent Friday to develop a “mega-electrolyser” in the German city of Hamburg that would produce so-called “green” hydrogen. An announcement from the city’s press service said the prospective 100 megawatt (MW) facility would be located on the site of the Moorburg coal-fired
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Northrop Grumman’s and L3Harris’ satellite designs were selected from a field of four competitors. WASHINGTON — Northrop Grumman and L3Harris were selected by the Defense Department’s Missile Defense Agency to each build a prototype sensor satellite capable of tracking hypersonic and ballistic missiles. The Missile Defense Agency awarded Northrop Grumman a $155 million contract Jan.
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A touch of history for our first asteroid sample return mission, a safe return from the International Space Station, and a big move in preparation for Artemis I … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Touch%20of%20History%20for%20Asteroid%20Sample%20Return%20Mission%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20October%2023,%202020
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Have you heard about the clean energy triangle?  The theory goes that in order to rapidly deploy clean energy, you need three elements: technology; policy; and finance. When these components are integrated, we’re able to thoughtfully accelerate the speed and scale of clean technologies. The technology is there and is getting better. The finance is
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Credit: RIKEN The Japanese theoretical physicist Akito Arima helped to create a model that radically simplified the representation of the atomic nucleus. As president of Japan’s University of Tokyo and of RIKEN, and as a government adviser and minister, he modernized Japanese science and promoted centres of excellence in advanced research. He has died, aged
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HELSINKI — French startup ThrustMe has performed the first on-orbit tests of an innovative iodine-fueled electric propulsion system, proving its ability to change a CubeSat’s orbit. ThrustMe’s NPT30-I2-1U, the first iodine electric propulsion system sent into space, is aboard the Beihangkongshi-1, a 12U CubeSat developed by Chinese commercial satellite maker Spacety.  A Long March 6
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Scientists have discovered how snakes’ resistance against their own venom has evolved over time using cutting-edge technology. The study which was carried out at the University of Queensland, Australia found that this phenomenon results from genetic changes in nerve cell receptors. Snake venom contains neurotoxin (nerve-attacking chemicals) that is capable of killing mammals in a
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January 22nd, 2021 by Zachary Shahan  The Kingdom of Morocco is already doing quite alright in terms of renewable energy relative to most other countries. Renewable energy creates about 35% of the country’s electricity needs, according to data from 2019. But the country is aiming to do much better. By 2030, Morocco wants to be
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Jack Horner and Chris Pratt and I talk dinosaurs! More info below! JURASSIC WORLD: http://www.jurassicworld.com TICKETS: http://unvrs.al/JWtix Jack Horner: http://www.museumoftherockies.org/AboutMOR/WhoWeAre/JackHorner.aspx Geological time [image]: http://www.qpg.geog.cam.ac.uk/people/gibbard/ICS%20Chrono%20Chart.png http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geologic_time_scale dinosauria: http://www.pnas.org/content/109/7/2428/F4.expansion.html What did dinosaurs look like? http://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/39v3qw/so_whats_the_most_current_theory_of_what/ Birds are dinosaurs: ItsOkayToBeSmart VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_RLz0whDv4 http://xkcd.com/1211/ https://www.quantamagazine.org/20150602-dinosaurs-to-birds/ dinos and warm blood: http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/science-dinosaurs-warm-blooded-02857.html velociraptor image: https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Velociraptor Old stop-motion dinosaurs: https://archive.org/details/0055_Lost_World_A_07_31_21_00 Near Earth
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Could we have a possible 9th Planet? Hank Green tells us what we think we know with this elusive object. Planet 9 from Outer Space poster: http://store.dftba.com/products/planet-nine-poster Host by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David
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We are constantly recognizing faces countless times a day, but how do our brains distinguish those faces so easily? 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: azarus G, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, الخليفي سلطان, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott
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Some people can identify a pitch without even looking at sheet music. Is it something they’re born with or can it be learned? 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—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin,
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Researchers say more testing in children is needed.Credit: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty The emergence of fast-spreading coronavirus variants has once again put a spotlight on the role of children in the COVID-19 pandemic. Early data on one new variant had suggested that it was spreading more in children than in adults compared with other lineages.
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WASHINGTON — Google announced Jan. 21 it is shutting down Loon, a venture to provide wireless connectivity by balloon that has been seen as both complementary to and competitive with satellite networks. In a blog post, Astro Teller, head of X, the advanced projects or “moonshot factory” division of Google parent company Alphabet, announced that
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Amongst the many dramatic challenges global businesses faced in 2020, one that had been simmering for years bubbled up and promised to stay at a high boil in 2021 is ESG: Environment, Social, Governance.  Signs that ESG expectations were becoming more ubiquitous included the establishment of global ESG standards published by the World Economic Forum’s
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If you’re adventurous and wouldn’t mind exploring the unusual, then you should read this to learn about some strange parts of the world that would leave you bewildered and impressed!  Top 10 Unusual Places Around The World  1. Glass Beach, California, USA (Photo : Wikimedia Commons )2021’s Top 10 Weirdest Places Around The World The
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January 20th, 2021 by Joe Wachunas  I’ve been following San Jose’s Mayor, Sam Liccardo, for some time. In 2019, I heard from environmentalists in California about how he was instrumental in getting all-electric building legislation through the city council of the nation’s 10th largest city. I’ve also been tracking San Jose’s nation-leading efforts in clean
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The Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne, where Vladimira Foteva was surprised to find herself working.Credit: Jessica Shapiro/Fairfax Media/Getty After graduating with a master’s degree in human embryology from the University of Aberdeen, UK, I was anticipating several years of wet-lab work, stem-cell cultures and primer optimization while studying placental ageing and stillbirth as part of a
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SVP and Director at IBM Research Arvind Krishna speaks on stage during the 2016 Wired Business Conference in New York on June 16, 2016. Brian Ach | Getty Images IBM shares moved 4% lower in extended trading on Wednesday after the company reported fourth-quarter revenue that fell short of analysts’ expectations. Here’s how IBM performed:
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Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA satellites to orbit and achieving a key milestone after aborting the rocket’s first test launch last year. The Long Beach, California-based company’s LauncherOne rocket was dropped mid-air from the underside of
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By: Hannah Pell Nuclear power is an important aspect of our diverse energy infrastructure. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, nuclear power plants produced 19.6% of the total electricity generated in the U.S. in 2019. Over the last several years, however, there has been a decline in the number of operating nuclear power plants.
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Makan Delrahim, U.S. assistant attorney general for the antitrust division, speaks during the Wall Street Journal Tech Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 22, 2019. Martina Albertazzi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Over more than three years at the helm of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, Makan Delrahim has
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WASHINGTON — The European Commission announced Jan. 20 it will award contracts to Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia Space to build an initial set of next-generation Galileo navigation satellites, shutting out incumbent manufacturer OHB. Airbus and Thales will each build six of the second-generation Galileo satellites under contracts that will be formally signed
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An international non-profit environmental organization known as the Natural Resources Defense Council has released a report on climate-warming pollution and food in the United States. The organization which was founded in 1970 listed up to 10 common foods they consider to be highly damaging to the climate, especially concerning the vast amounts of carbon dioxide
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Adapted from the premiere issue of GreenFin Weekly, a free e-newsletter focusing on trends in ESG and sustainable finance. Subscribe using this sign-up page. What a moment to launch a newsletter on ESG and sustainable finance. The topic has become front and center in sustainability and finance circles and, suddenly, in Washington, D.C. A vast
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LINKS to LEARN more: My video with Todd: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL2Rqn5vlAs Todd’s Channel: http://www.youtube.com/wombatron @tweetsauce http://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming Exellenct wrap-up of English language histroy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_English_language “Uncleft Beholding”: http://groups.google.com/group/alt.language.artificial/msg/69250bac6c7cbaff How did early colonists speak: http://www.nicholasjohnpatrick.com/post/767354896/did-americans-in-1776-have-british-accents American dialects: http://pandora.cii.wwu.edu/vajda/ling201/test3materials/AmericanDialects.htm Extinct Bo Language: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8498534.stm Great book on English history (linked to part about british/american accents): http://books.google.com/books?id=ia5tHVtQPn8C&pg=PA71&lpg=PA71&source=bl&ots=sKoutoLjVn&sig=H9BLiHPSMisgl93Yqk_3Lp77m9I&hl=en&ei=KdIvTKaEItG2nged17CKBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBUQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q&f=false Westinghouse Time Capsule VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Cke2wm6T8 Really
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Firefly takes place in an incredibly complicated star system. But it probably couldn’t exist, because physics. Hosted by: Reid Reimers ———- Dooblydoo thanks to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout outs go to Justin Ove, Chris Peters, John Szymakowski, Peso255, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz, and David Campos. ———- Like
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