Month: November 2021

Marijuana can have various effects on your body. But what is it about weed that makes you so hungry? Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/science Science Insider on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BusinessInsiderScience/ Science Insider on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/science_insider/
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On our branch of the ape evolutionary tree, humans weren’t always alone. The Neanderthals are the most well-known of our distant cousins. (Photo : Max Fleischer, Dave Fleischer and Ovide Decroly on Wikimedia Commons) Outdated Views on Neanderthals We used to call Neanderthals a less complex and clever version of ourselves, which was an insult
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NEWS 18 November 2021 Do childhood colds help the body respond to COVID? A mechanism known as ‘original antigenic sin’ protects some people from flu; whether it helps immune reactions to coronaviruses is still unclear. Rachel Brazil Rachel Brazil View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook
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An illustration showing physical bitcoins alongside binary code displayed on a laptop. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images LONDON — Investors have lost billions of dollars to criminals targeting so-called “decentralized finance” platforms this year. According to a report from London-based firm Elliptic, more than $10 billion worth of user funds has been stolen
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And the winners are… The SpaceNews Awards are held each year to recognize achievements in space commerce, exploration and stewardship. Since 2017, the SpaceNews editorial staff has selected 40 individuals and organizations embodying the hard work and innovation propelling the space industry to unparalleled levels of activity. 2021 has seen a record number of private astronauts
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EV automaker XPeng Motors unveiled its fourth EV today at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in China. The new electric SUV dubbed “the G9,” matches previous speculation about the vehicle, and it will arrive with XPeng’s latest technologies. This includes the company’s new EV architecture, ADAS system, and supercharging capabilities. Xiaopeng, aka XPeng Motors, sits
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NASA astronaut Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor answers the question ‘What is Artemis?’ Comment on this video using #AskNASA with your questions for upcoming episodes! Dr. Auñón-Chancellor reveals more about the program to land American astronauts, including the first woman and the next man, on the Moon by 2024. She also shares her experience in long-duration spaceflight
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If you were driving at the speed of light and turned on your headlights, what would happen? Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Sources and extras below!! Thanks to Jude for asking me this question on twitter! https://twitter.com/stefanikj5/status/550865272895447041 “The Life of the Cosmos” by Lee Smolin: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Life-Cosmos-Lee-Smolin/dp/0195126645 “In Search of the Multiverse” by John Gribbin: http://www.amazon.co.uk/In-Search-Multiverse-John-Gribbin/dp/0141036117 “The
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Humans are full of microbes. Humans also went to the Moon. Does that mean we left colonies over there? ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Lilly Grainger, Happy Birthday!!, and Fatima
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There are a number of stereotypes about bipolar disorder, but they stray pretty far from what the reality is—especially since there are multiple subtypes that all have their own sets of symptoms. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.
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Hank introduces us to the brilliant and heartless Fritz Haber, a great mind who is considered “the father chemical warfare,” but who also made discoveries and innovations that helped lead to the Green Revolution which is credited with preventing the starvation of over a billion people. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter:
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CAREER COLUMN 18 November 2021 Adopting as academics: what we learnt Our quest to bring a child into our family led us to confront academic working practices, say Tony Ly and Nathan W. Bailey. Tony Ly 0 & Nathan W. Bailey 1 Tony Ly Tony Ly is a biomedical researcher and Sir Henry Dale fellow
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LAS VEGAS — While mergers involving special purpose acquisition corporations (SPACs) dominated the space industry for much of the year, one expert sees warning signs of waning interest in this way of taking companies public. Speaking at the ASCEND conference by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics here Nov. 16, Phil Ingle, a managing
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Starting with detailed drawings and computer renderings, casts of toy figurines are either 3D printed or hand-carved from wax. The casts then turn out hundreds of textured parts that are assembled and painted. | http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Catch HOW IT’S MADE Thursdays at 9/8c on Science! Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out
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NASA’s Bill Nelson and Space Force chief Gen. Raymond: ‘We believe strong engagement from across government, industry and academia is essential to meet this moment’ WASHINGTON — U.S. national security space organizations released a report Nov. 18 proposing ways to boost the nation’s space economy and technology base. The 92-page “State of the Space Industrial
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This article originally appeared in our Food Weekly Newsletter.  You may remember my semi-successful attempt to persuade my kids to eat fungi-based bacon. This week, I bring news of a more formidable challenge: Can my two elementary-aged children be persuaded to eat insects? Our experiment begins with our two subjects upstairs, engaged in one of
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CEO Dan Hart: ‘We’ve had quite a extensive dialogue at all levels of the executive branch and with the Space Force, and the intelligence community’ WASHINGTON — Virgin Orbit projects that more than 40% of the company’s business by 2026 will be in national security and defense. Virgin Orbit launches small satellites from rockets that
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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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VERY nerdy episode today 🙂 To learn more: xkcd radiation dose infographic: http://blog.xkcd.com/2011/03/19/radiation-chart/ Like us on Facebook to join the community! http://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming Radiation from your own BODY: http://discovermagazine.com/2007/jun/life-is-rad More on how we don’t TOUCH anything: http://www.worsleyschool.net/science/files/touch/touch.html Also a good read: http://www.ccmr.cornell.edu/education/ask/index.html?quid=1118 Physics forum on this topic: http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=326634 Pauli Exclusion Principle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pauli_exclusion_principle Electrons repel each other:
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Astronomers have gotten pretty good at calculating how fast the universe is expanding, but new measurements don’t line up with the predictions of well-tested laws of physics. Now scientists have a new question to ponder: Why are these numbers so different? SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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It’s pretty common to procrastinate before a big exam or an important presentation, and those self-handicapping has to do with protecting yourself from negative feelings. 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: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, سلطان
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On the 4th of July, Americans like to celebrate the things that make the United States unique, and a lot of those things have to do with our geography. That remarkable geography is also responsible for some pretty unique weather, and unfortunately for the millions of people living in the Midwest, that weather includes tornadoes.
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Kemmerer, Wyoming, is a frontier coal town. It was organized in 1897 by coal miners and still employs people in the coal and natural gas industries today. Photo courtesy TerraPower TerraPower, a start-up co-founded by Bill Gates to revolutionize designs for nuclear reactors, has picked Kemmerer, Wyoming, as the preferred location for its first demonstration
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It may be evidence inflation is meaningfully stretching budgets. According to economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan, Wall Street is ignoring a striking consumer spending slowdown that will translate into an underwhelming holiday season. “There’s still this narrative that the rebound is there,” the Economic Cycle Research Institute co-founder told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. “The hope
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Tree groups’ ranges are moving as climatic conditions change. This process is being accelerated by wildfire, which lowers competition from established species, raising issues about managing land in a period of evolving ecosystems. (Photo : Getty Images) Tree Ranges (Photo : Getty Images) In forests across the western United States, trees are on the move.
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This article was adapted from Climate Tech Weekly, a free newsletter focused on climate technologies. My biggest geek-out moment during the COP26 gathering in Glasgow, Scotland, last week came in the central train station, where I had the opportunity to briefly tour a 30-year-old passenger train retrofitted to run on hydrogen fuel cells and lithium-ion
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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s foreign ministry expressed concern over the “numerous pieces of debris” created in low Earth orbit when Russia destroyed a Soviet-era satellite with a missile strike earlier this week but stopped short of criticizing Russia. In a Nov. 17 text message sent to reporters, the ministry said “we are concerned
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