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SpaceX made an early holiday delivery to the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing muscle-bound “mighty mice,” pest-killing worms and a smart, empathetic robot. The station commander, Italy’s Luca Parmitano, used a large robot arm to grab onto the Dragon three days after its launch from Cape Canaveral. The two spacecraft soared 260 miles (420
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The Great Blue Hole is a massive underwater sinkhole off the coast of Belize. In the winter of 2018, a submarine crew from Aquatica Submarines ventured to the bottom of the hole and made some unexpected discoveries. —————————————————— Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more.
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Despite the name, clay targets, also known as clay pigeons, are not made from clay. See how they’re made! 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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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here Police officers patrolling in Kashgar, a city in China’s western Xinjiang region. Credit: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Springer Nature and Wiley are reviewing the ethics of publishing DNA or facial-recognition research involving scientists backed by China’s government to
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New Horizons spots its next flyby target, Administrator Bridenstine visits our west coast facilities, and using data from space to fight a life-threatening disease … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2018_0831_New%20Horizons%20Detects%20Next%20Flyby%20Target%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20August%2031,%202018.html
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Smart wound dressing: Ruchi Gupta holds a model of her optical biosensor. (Courtesy: Hamish Johnston) On Friday I was at the Institute of Physics (IOP) in London for an event called “Showcasing Physical Sciences Impact”, which was organized by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI)  and
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In 2004, scientists extracted a substance called graphene from graphite – the material used to make pencils. Graphene can reveal chemical in the air, as well as disease enzymes in blood. #HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT
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Pepper the robot greets visitors to Berlin’s Futurium.Credit: David von Becker Thirty years ago, the future became passé. When the Berlin Wall fell in late 1989 and the communist regimes that hid behind it collapsed, political scientist Francis Fukuyama called the event “the end of history”. But he also cast it as the finale of
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A promotional web site for the Cybertruck, Tesla’s forthcoming electric pickup. screenshot Tesla CEO Elon Musk debuted his not-yet-released Cybertruck this weekend, stirring up attention at Malibu’s famed Nobu restaurant. Several videos captured the Cybertruck, which is not due for sale until 2021, driving down Los Angeles roads Saturday evening. The vehicle was spotted the same
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SAN FRANCISCO — Near Space Labs, a New York startup, unveiled an application programming interface Dec. 9 offering access to high-resolution imagery captured by instruments flying on weather balloons. The company plans to offer persistent observation of major metropolitan areas and sell imagery at prices low enough to attract real estate, insurance and logistics customers. “We see an
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Artem Hvozdkov | Moment | Getty Images Companies with the highest level of carbon emissions will lose 43% of their value by 2025 as governments around the world implement climate policies, a new report has claimed. Published Monday, the report from the UN-backed Principles of Responsible Investing (PRI), Vivid Economics and Energy Transition Advisors estimated
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Evolution gave humanity powerful brains, flat feet, and opposable thumbs. But it’s not through with us yet. Humans are still evolving new traits that help us survive and thrive in a changing world. —————————————————— Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel
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The beloved clownfish popularized in “Finding Nemo” may be about to vanish for good as its unique mating habits put it at risk from climate change, according to scientists. Researchers from France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and colleagues observed the vibrantly colored clownfish - which live in anemones – for
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#Outrageous_Acts An environmentalist has created an entire island floating on trash. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/outrageous-acts-of-science/ More Outrageous Acts! http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/outrageous-acts-of-science/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Join Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sciencechannel
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Youth march along Pennsylvania Avenue to the U.S. Capitol Building as part of the Global Climate Strike protests on September 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum | Getty Images Top issues in 2020 will include inequality and climate change, Saxo Bank’s chief economist said on Monday. “Across the board, inequality and climate will actually
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Cockroaches are one of the most widespread and resilient creatures on this planet. They are practically everywhere around us, hiding in the walls, sewers, and perhaps your cupboard. They are also one of the most hated creatures by humans. If you are like most people, you will become determined to kill all of the roaches
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The earthquake that devastated San Francisco, California, in 1906 arose from the San Andreas fault — which might be linked to another major fault zone to the north.Credit: Underwood Archives/Getty Two of North America’s most fearsome earthquake zones could be linked. A controversial study argues that at least eight times in the past 3,000 years,
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WASHINGTON — SpaceX will conduct an in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft in early January as the launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner on an uncrewed test flight slips another day, NASA announced Dec. 6. In one statement, NASA said the in-flight abort test for Crew Dragon is currently scheduled for no earlier than
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While there is no cure for cancer and there is no treatment to stop a person from getting cancer there is a vaccine that can reduce the risk of getting a specific type of cancer. HPV is a type of cancer that affects the reproductive system and can be easily passed with sexual contact. There
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NASA Television shares this inspiring production by Italian videomaker, Giacomo Sardelli, about the International Space Station, its inhabitants, and its role in space exploration. Sardelli writes of the video, “I’m not the first one to use NASA’s pictures taken from the International Space Station to craft a Timelapse video. You can find many of them
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With the Physics World 2019 Breakthrough of the Year due to be announced on 12 December, Physics World journalists look back at the past decade of winners and explore how research in that field has moved on. Here, Tami Freeman examines the 2013 breakthrough, awarded to the IceCube South Pole Neutrino Observatory for “making the
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Energy ministers from some of the world’s largest oil producers have agreed to deepen recurring production cuts by an additional 500,000 barrels per day (b/d) through to March 2020. OPEC and non-OPEC allies, often referred to as OPEC+, decided to implement tighter oil production policy at a biannual meeting in Vienna, Austria on Friday. The
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Adam Savage and a team of the best and brightest put duct tape to the ultimate test and investigate if the miracle material can be used as a viable parachute. Stream Full Episodes of MythBusters Jr.: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-jr/ 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
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Police officers patrolling in Kashgar, a city in China’s western Xinjiang region. Credit: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Two science publishers are reviewing the ethics of research papers in which scientists backed by China’s government used DNA or facial-recognition technology to study minority groups in the country, such as the predominantly Muslim Uyghur population. Springer Nature (which publishes
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A kangaroo pouch may look like a simple pocket, but it’s actually a complex nursery specially designed to care for a growing joey. After all, the newborn baby is just the size of a jellybean when it crawls into the pouch and grows to the size of a large house cat. So, the pouch is
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Whether you like it or not, parasites live within your intestines. Some parasites do not affect your daily life. Other parasites can cause or affect severe health problems in your body.  You might think of a parasite as a large creature destroying your internal organs, but that’s only partially correct. Most parasites are small invaders
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Dumplings are a popular cuisine made by a variety of flavors from around the world. 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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Electrons (orange circles) and light pulses (pink) cross paths at a memory cell (small red bar). Both types of signal can encode information on the cell. Credit: Nikolaos Farmakidis Optics and photonics 06 December 2019 A memory-storage device can bank information delivered by either light or electronic signals. Physicists have found a way to squeeze
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Canva, the design company with nearly $250 million in funding, has today announced a variety of new features, including a video editing tool. The company has also announced Canva Apps, which allows developers and customers alike to build on top of Canva. Thus far, Dropbox, Google Drive, PhotoMosh and Instagram are already in the Canva
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