A research group used AI systems and night vision sensors to examine the movement of a spider’s eight limbs while building a web. Spiders, despite being tiny, can waltz on a human’s toenail, and are susceptible of stunningly exquisite and intricate architectural marvels. The final outcome is a simulation that can anticipate the phases of web formation
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In this article BP.-GB An employee looks out over the illuminated petroleum cracking complex at the Lukoil-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez oil refinery in Russia. Bloomberg / Contributor The CEOs of some of the world’s leading energy companies have defended their position in the energy mix after the COP26 climate summit focused attention on the future of the industry.
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SAN FRANCISCO – Fleet Space Technologies raised $26.4 million in a Series B investment round that puts a value of $126 million on the Australian startup establishing an internet-of-things satellite constellation. The Series B funding round was led by existing Fleet Space investors Artesian Venture Partners, Blackbird Ventures, Grok and Horizons Ventures. New investors including
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“My family means everything to me. It is the most important part of my life.” Born in Lebanon, Missouri, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins has spent 166 days in space and is about to launch on his second mission on Nov. 15, 2020, when he and his three crew mates lift off aboard the NASA SpaceX
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Some ideas about our end. Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants MORE LINKS BELOW! related Vsauce videos: What Will We Miss? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uiv6tKtoKg Cruel Bombs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHZAaGidUbg Risk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-CK8VxMz9g Will We Ever Visit Other Stars? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD08CuUi_Ek last words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qig68IuPrbk Ebola genome: http://www.cs.bc.edu/~alvarez/CS127/HW/HW5/ebolaVirusDNA 3D bioprinters: https://medium.com/backchannel/where-s-my-bioprinted-kidney-already-25d8c2a5d676 http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2014-10/16/andrew-hessel-autodesk Human Extinction: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/03/were-underestimating-the-risk-of-human-extinction/253821/ http://bigthink.com/dangerous-ideas/5-stephen-hawkings-warning-abandon-earth-or-face-extinction http://archive.wired.com/wired/archive/8.04/joy.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_extinction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_catastrophic_risk Global Catastrophic Risks Survey [PDF]: http://www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/gcr-report.pdf
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Are there ways to terraform Mars — that is, make it habitable for humans? Some scientists think so. They have big plans, but they also face some big obstacles. ———- 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
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Patients in comas might look like they’re sleeping, but there are pretty fascinating things happening inside of their heads. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander
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Fire: it’s beautiful, it’s dangerous, and it shows up in surprising places. Here are five weird things you might have on hand that can go up in flames. Hosted by: Michael Aranda 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
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CORRESPONDENCE 16 November 2021 Presidents of Royal Society live long lives Oscar S. Wilson 0 & Herbert E. Huppert 1 Oscar S. Wilson King’s College, Cambridge, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Herbert E. Huppert King’s College, Cambridge, UK. View author publications You can also search
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LAS VEGAS — An industry team led by Northrop Grumman has unveiled the design of a lunar rover it proposes to develop for NASA’s Artemis program. Northrop Grumman announced Nov. 16 that it is working with four other companies, ranging from a commercial lunar lander developer to a manufacturer of automobile tires, to propose a
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Economist Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo reacts as he testifies before the Senate Finance Committee during his confirmation hearing to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, in Washington, D.C., February 23, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Reuters U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told CNBC Tuesday that President Joe Biden was
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CORRESPONDENCE 16 November 2021 Funders need to credit open science Hans de Jonge 0 , Maria Cruz 1 & Stephanie Holst 2 Hans de Jonge Dutch Research Council, The Hague, the Netherlands. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Maria Cruz Dutch Research Council, The Hague, the Netherlands.
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In this article RIVN Rivian employees stand beside the new all-electric pickup truck by Rivian, the R1T, as it sits at one of its facilities on November 09, 2021 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Rivian shares continued to rally less than a week after the company went
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BREMEN, Germany — German launch services provider Exolaunch has signed a multi-launch agreement for more capacity on SpaceX Transporter rideshare missions over the next two years. The new deal greatly boosts capacity available to Exolaunch and follows big demand for its services demonstrated by previous and upcoming missions. Exolaunch has already signed agreements for four
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CAREER FEATURE 15 November 2021 How to turn your ideas into patents Researchers and intellectual-property specialists offer their tips for deciding which discoveries are worth patenting, and how to do the homework needed for success. Andy Tay 0 Andy Tay Andy Tay is a science writer in Singapore. View author publications You can also search
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SAN FRANCISCO – The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is eager to tap into unclassified commercial data services as part of its ongoing effort to track activity around world. Rather than fusing commercial data with government information or analysis to create new classified data products and services, though, the NGA is interested in keeping datasets unclassified. “So
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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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“It’s just been amazing.” NASA astronaut Victor Glover is launching to space for the first time on Nov. 15 when the NASA SpaceX Crew-1 mission lifts off from Kennedy Space Center. Glover is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, holds three master of science degrees, and was selected as a NASA
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sorry the video’s a bit dark … recording in your hotel room alone ftw! LINKS for more info: Music by: http://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Earth Sandwich: http://www.zefrank.com/sandwich/ Find the point OPPOSITE you on earth! http://www.zefrank.com/sandwich/tool.html More on antipoints: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antipodes Three Gorges Dam: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Gorges_Dam Three Gorges Dam and earth’s rotation: http://www.theenergylibrary.com/node/11435 Angular Momentum demo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAWLLo5cyfE Hydrophobes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophobe Lotus Effect:
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On a cosmic scale, Mercury isn’t very far away, but it’s incredibly hard to get there. Getting into orbit around it takes years of flybys in the solar system, but we’re going to do it again! Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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This is a re-upload of a previous episode. Thanks to one of our astute viewers for pointing out the last episode was problematic, and thanks to all our viewers that help us think about the world more complexly! Scientists have learned a great deal about schizophrenia in the past few decades, but public perception of
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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://streamlink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out “Aristarchus in the Rain” here: https://youtu.be/kuD61YDmv6U Have you ever wondered why 75% humidity in the summer feels sticky, but 75% humidity in the winter feels super dry? Turns out, the common definition
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NEWS EXPLAINER 15 November 2021 More Alzheimer’s drugs head for FDA review: what scientists are watching Eli Lilly and other pharma firms have begun submitting their anti-amyloid drug hopefuls for approval. But questions linger over the controversial precedent set by Biogen’s aducanumab. Asher Mullard Asher Mullard View author publications You can also search for this
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A ConocoPhillips refinery in Wilmington, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Bloomberg | Getty Images The world needs to reduce carbon levels, and one way is through a carbon tax, a strategy the U.S. has been debating for decades.    With urgent calls to lower greenhouse gas emissions globally, putting a price on carbon was one of the major points of discussion among world leaders at the COP26 conference in
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In this article GOOGL Thomas Kurian, chief executive officer of cloud services at Google LLC, speaks during the Google Cloud Next ’19 event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The conference brings together industry experts to discuss the future of cloud computing. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images At Google’s
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Some years at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), one person emerges as the star of the weeklong conference. Five years ago, it was Elon Musk, whose appearance in Guadalajara, Mexico, to talk about SpaceX’s next-generation launch system turned the conference into a rock concert — people lining up hours in advance and rushing in as
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There’s some good news for people suffering from Type 1 diabetes. More than 40 healthcare professionals and legal experts have for the first time issued guidance for using Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology-driven systems to manage their condition. Traditional monitoring of Type 1 diabetes involves taking blood samples and calculating precise insulin dosages to maintain blood sugar levels. This
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Download PDF My work focuses on creating clean colour. Many conventional fabric dyes are made using unsustainable processes. Indigo dye, for example, is usually made from petroleum-derived aniline in a high-temperature process that involves formaldehyde and cyanide. Globally, around 20% of industrial water pollution comes from fabric dyeing. I want to make dyes using microbial
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