Month: January 2022

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1. Almond, R. E. A., Grooten, M. & Petersen, T. (eds) Living Planet Report 2020 – Bending the Curve of Biodiversity Loss (WWF, 2020). 2. Leung, B. et al. Clustered versus catastrophic global vertebrate declines. Nature 588, 267–271 (2020). CAS  Article  Google Scholar  3. Buckland, S. T., Studeny, A. C., Magurran, A. E., Illian, J.
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Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free newsletter. Subscribe here. When my Grandpa Alan returned from fighting on the Western Front in World War II, the job at Campbell Soup Company was perfectly fit for purpose — solid pay, good benefits and local. So, he worked there for 30 years. “Purpose” in the workplace was transactional
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A step toward sustainable lunar exploration, looking for science and tech delivery to the Moon, and gearing up for some extreme conditions … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Step%20Toward%20Sustainable%20Lunar%20Exploration%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20September%2011,%202020 Producer: Andre Valentine Editor: Lacey Young Music: Universal Production Music
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Not all of the naturally occurring elements were discovered here on Earth. Helium was discovered by examining sunlight, and that same technique is now teaching us about the composition of distant galaxies. Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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Local authorities of the Indian city of Hyderabad are currently launching efforts in bringing back the vanishing lakes and dying bodies of water in southern India’s Telangana state. Sputnik International reports about 300 lakes in the capital city are “officially untraceable”. “As per the data, there are 3,532 lakes in seven districts under Hyderabad Metropolitan
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NEWS ROUND-UP 26 January 2022 Tonga’s huge blast and Omicron spread The latest science news, in brief. Twitter Facebook Email Download PDF The Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai volcanic island as it appeared prior to the massive eruption on 15 January.Credit: Planet Labs PBC/EYEPRESS/Shutterstock How the Tonga eruption is helping space scientists to understand Mars NASA scientists
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Huawei has launched its premium P50 Pro and foldable P50 Pocket smartphones in international markets even as it continues to face challenges from U.S. sanctions. The P50 Pocket is featured at Huawei’s flagship store in Hangzhou, China. Long Wei | Costfoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images Huawei has launched high-end smartphones in international markets
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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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SAN FRANCISCO – Xplore announced a contract Jan. 25 to purchase nanosatellites from Orbital Astronautics Ltd. for a variety of Earth-observation and astronomical missions. “Xplore is laser-focused on gathering data from space for our customers,” Lisa Rich, Xplore founder and chief operating officer, told SpaceNews by email. “OrbAstro’s buses allow us to quickly fly a
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Saturn, the second-largest planet in the Solar System after Jupiter, has always attracted the attention of not just scientists but also amateur astronomers. Given the prominent rings around it, it is easily recognisable. But it has another outstanding feature: more than 60 moons. One of these moons has got scientists particularly interested recently. According to
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An ancient city damaged by the Islamist terrorist group ISIS features stone carvings of some unexpected beasts: early camel–dromedary hybrids1. 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
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Tesla Solar Panels Courtesy: Tesla California regulators are reviewing proposed changes to solar incentive programs that would cut the state’s solar market in half by 2024, according to a new report from energy research firm Wood Mackenzie. The California Public Utilities Commission’s proposed decision, released on Dec. 13, would reduce payments granted to solar customers
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In this article MSFT Microsoft reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue for the fiscal second quarter. The stock dropped in extended trading. Here’s how the company did: Earnings: $2.48 per share, adjusted, vs. $2.31 per share as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $51.73 billion, vs. $50.88 billion as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv.
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Date/Time: February 10, 2022 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Investors are increasingly adopting ESG scores to inform decision making, but it can be difficult for companies to understand how ESG data providers inform their analysis and quantify corporate performance. While investors are looking for more transparency from companies, it can be challenging for companies to
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SAN FRANCISCO – NASA continues to face difficulties in sending some of its payloads to orbit as hosted payloads on commercial satellites. The space agency is looking for a geostationary commercial satellite to house the Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory or GeoCARB, an instrument to measure carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and methane over North and South
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Researchers studying the behavior of chimpanzees recently came up with some fascinating findings. There is a fundamental assumption in human culture and society that learning new things and passing that knowledge on to the next generation is essential. However, recent findings showed that this method, known as “cumulative culture,” may not be unique to humans.
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CORRESPONDENCE 25 January 2022 Theranos’s lesson for investors: speak to lab workers Richard D. Unwin  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7955-9111 0 , Daniela S. Couto  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5254-9044 1 & Simon J. Clark  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8394-8355 2 Richard D. Unwin University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Daniela
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In this article SPOT Neil Young performs during the 30th Anniversary Bridge School Benefit Concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 23, 2016 in Mountain View, California. C Flanigan | FilmMagic | Getty Images Neil Young demanded Spotify remove his music over what he views as coronavirus vaccine misinformation being spread on the streaming platform by
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The FTC opposes the merger due to antitrust concerns WASHINGTON — Lockheed Martin’s proposed $4.4 billion acquisition of rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne is likely to be blocked by the Federal Trade Commission, Aerojet said in a news release Jan. 25.  Lockheed Martin in December 2020 announced its intent to acquire Aerojet but the acquisition
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In general, a star’s size will determine its final destiny. Some stars fizzle out, while others explode, and what seals their fate may come down to a curious, cannibalistic process happening inside their cores! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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Saturn’s rings, colored photography, and the discovery of electromagnetic waves all have have one thing in common. James Clerk Maxwell. Discover for yourself all the amazing contributions Maxwell made to science. 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 —
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Correction to: Nature https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03821-8Published online 08 September 2021. In this Article, a small, unintentional off-model calculation oversight meant that the volumes of unextractable oil and fossil methane gas for some categories of oil and gas in some regions were overestimated. Having corrected for this oversight, at a global level, unextractable oil and coal reserves in
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Aviation emissions have doubled since the mid-1980s, Our World in Data reports, and they  account for 2.5 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. The U.S. is becoming more ambitious about reaching net-zero emissions, and President Joe Biden even signed an executive order to push for a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas pollution by 2030.
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Lamborghini announced that this year is going to be its last for purely combustion engine vehicles. Starting next year, it will only introduce vehicles with electric motors – starting with hybrids and plug-in hybrids. The CEO also confirmed that the legendary automaker’s first all-electric vehicle is likely going to be a four-door. For a long
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TAMPA, Fla. — Switzerland’s RUAG Space said Jan. 24 it is teaming up with a software provider to run artificial intelligence solutions on its Lynx, which it says is the most powerful commercially available onboard satellite computer. Sweden-based Stream Analyze will provide its sa.engine analytics platform under the partnership for Lynx, which RUAG Space expects
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Hubble Space Telescope provides astronomers with breathtaking images of the cosmos for deeper studies. Recently, the telescope shared yet another strikingly beautiful image. This time, it captured the NGC 3318 galaxy, which lies in the constellation Vela, located about 115 million light-years away from the Earth. The image was shared by the European Space Agency
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Soap bubbles with a few extra ingredients can retain their structure for up to 465 days — more than 200,000 times longer than ordinary bubbles1. 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
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TOKYO — The launch of Japan’s new workhorse H3 rocket has been postponed again as engineers continue to wrestle with engine problems first uncovered in 2020 during qualification testing. After spending most of 2020 and all of 2021 struggling with the expendable H3’s novel LE-9 main engine, officials with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
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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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Must nature and civilization be opposing interests? Is nature conservation anti-people? What must be preserved to preserve what needs preserving? Is there a single path that can reverse the three crises of apocalypse: the extinction crisis; the toxics crisis; and the climate crisis? Sixteen ecologists, including me, think the answer to that last question is
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SAN FRANCISCO — Propulsion startup Phase Four has signed a memorandum of understanding with satellite refueling startup Orbit Fab aimed at preparing future Phase Four Maxwell engines for on-orbit refueling. “As we build and deliver an increasing number of Maxwell engines to customers, we want to be forward-looking for mission lifetime extension services such as
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Not everyone gets a winter as cold (or at the same time) as we do at SciShow, but no matter where you live, you may have wondered why venturing out into the cold often makes you have to pee more often. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow