RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT 24 November 2021 Neutron beam sheds light on medieval faith and superstition Hidden inside a leaden amulet, researchers find words of magic and Christian creed side by side. Twitter Facebook Email A Norwegian amulet dating back more than 700 years has been hiding a runic inscription that holds religious and magic significance. Access
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In this article INTC ASML-NL Employees assemble a ASML NXT1970Ci photolithography machine at the ASML Holding NV factory in Veldhoven, Netherlands. Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images With a market value of around $350 billion, Dutch-headquartered ASML is a little-known tech juggernaut that’s set to keep on growing in line with the insatiable demand
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Ancient civilizations developed clever solutions to their unique challenges and environments, and learning from those engineers can help us build a greener world today. Thumbnail Modified From: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yakhchal_of_Yazd_province.jpg SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon
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Oil wells pumping outside of Midland Texas. Joe Sohm | Visions of America | Universal Images Group | Getty Images The Biden administration’s decision to release oil from U.S. reserves is a “mistake,” former U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette told on Wednesday. “I do think it’s a bad policy choice. There’s no question about that,”
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This article was originally published on Ensia. For many of us, March 2020 marked a pivot point in our lives, when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Since then, we have heard the term “wet market” thrown around in science and in the news, as a wet market in Wuhan, China is
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Rosenbauer, a fire safety company, is always considering new and innovative firefighting strategies. While electric vehicles are no more prone to flames than conventional vehicles, battery fires are distinct from gasoline fires and require specialist equipment to extinguish them efficiently. Battery Fires (Photo : Wikimedia Commons) Battery fires are often hotter than gasoline flames. Most
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Many seabirds form long-term pairings, but do not necessarily mate for life — and are more likely to ‘break up’ in years when environmental conditions are unfavourable, researchers reveal. 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 €
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CORRESPONDENCE 23 November 2021 Science community steps up to reform open access Geoffrey Boulton  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9535-0684 0 , Ahmed C. Bawa  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5889-5295 1 , Dominique Babini  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5752-7060 2 & Luke Drury  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9257-2270 3 Geoffrey Boulton University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Several hundred Google employees have signed and circulated a manifesto opposing the company’s vaccine mandate, posing the latest challenge for leadership as it approaches key deadlines for returning workers to offices in person. The Biden administration has ordered U.S. companies with 100 or
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The Australian space venture wants to build up interest in commercial missions and in-space research WASHINGTON — Saber Astronautics announced Nov. 23 it has signed an agreement with Axiom Space to facilitate Australian astronauts’ participation in future missions to the International Space Station. Axiom is a private space infrastructure company that plans to build a
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Princeton University researchers warn that rodents may be asymptomatic carriers of SARS-like coronaviruses. Researchers said that some rodent species in the past were repeatedly exposed to such. The study’s genomic analysis of various mammal species which examined specific receptor SARS viruses were bind to revealed that rats previously exposed to the virus may have developed
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CORRESPONDENCE 23 November 2021 Support deaf participants at virtual conferences Denis Meuthen  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3373-5383 0 Denis Meuthen Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email Virtual meetings are often considered to be a more inclusive alternative to in-person scientific conferences (see R.
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Earth’s thick crust might one of the reasons our planet can support life. But scientists are looking for something a little more brittle. Hosted By: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow Space by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SciShowSpace ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon
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Voters in the U.S. are “pissed” about inflation and the Democrats are going to have a difficult time at next year’s midterm elections, celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary told CNBC on Tuesday. “People are pissed,” he told CNBC’s “Capital Connection.” “They’re pissed about inflation, I don’t have a better word than saying that.” “They’re unhappy. My employees are
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According to the study, even if bees are only exposed to pesticides once, it may take numerous generations to recover. (Photo : Getty Images) Although pesticides have long been recognized to impact the biodiverse ecosystem negatively, little is known about how they affect insects over time. This new study reveals that even a single insecticide
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Once the domain of toys for toddlers, battery-powered electric trains could enable zero-emission cargo transport at prices that are competitive with existing diesel-powered locomotives1. 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
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WASHINGTON — NASA announced Nov. 22 that it is delaying the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope by at least four days to investigate an incident that took place preparing the spacecraft for launch in French Guiana. NASA said that, working in conjunction with the European Space Agency and Arianespace, it has delayed the
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There will be many types of “turkey” on Thanksgiving tables across the country this year. With the rise of plant-based products and the people who identify as following plant-based diets, turkeyless turkey, like tofurkey, is bound to have a resurgence. According to Forbes, an estimated 4.5 million plant-based turkeys will be served Thursday. Elsewhere, meat
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Download PDF Every year, my team and I collect mosquitoes at about a dozen villages in Kayin state, Myanmar, a conflict zone near the Thai border. Run by the Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, based in Mae Sot, Thailand, it’s one of the largest operations of its kind in the world. It looks like I’m working
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The Space Development Agency’s broadband constellation ‘should help create a vibrant ecosystem of commercial companies’ WASHINGTON — The U.S. Defense Department’s interest in low Earth orbit space services is a positive for satellite manufacturers and for commercial operators of broadband constellations, says a new report by the market research firm Quilty Analytics. “DoD’s LEO pivot
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According to recent research published in the interdisciplinary AGU journal Water Resources Research, which focuses on hydrology and water resources, central valley’s groundwater could possibly become exhausted as a result of excessive pumping of water during and after droughts. (Photo : Getty Images) Effect of Drought on Groundwater After the state’s previous two droughts, groundwater
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Artificial neural networks can tell one artist’s work from another’s using the 3D topography of the brushstrokes, researchers have found1. The technique could help to identify forgeries, or to distinguish the hands of various members of an old master’s workshop who have contributed to one painting. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy
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In this article ETH.CM= BTC.CM= MoonPay CEO and co-founder Ivan Soto-Wright speaking at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, Florida. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cryptocurrency start-ups have raised record funding this year. It’s no surprise, then, that some major players in the space — from the Winklevoss twins’ virtual currency exchange
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Scientists and students shared their work that is launching on SpaceX’s 22nd commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station during a What’s on Board briefing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Studies include an investigation of how microscopic water bears react to life in microgravity, and an experiment aimed at giving scientists fundamental knowledge
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The Dawn spacecraft has been exploring the two largest objects in the asteroid belt since 2007, and here’s what we’ve learned so far! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan Alkhulaifi,
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