Month: April 2021

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Amy Maxmen spent eight months investigating how exploitation, poverty and discrimination drove COVID-19 in rural America. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3 For more than a century, public health researchers have demonstrated how poverty and discrimination drive disease, and the coronavirus pandemic has only reinforced this. In a Coronapod special, Nature
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In this article GOOGL MSFT AMZN AAPL FB Gwyn Photography | Digital Vision | Getty Images The tech industry is really two industries. There are the five giants, which operate at an almost unimaginable scale, and then there’s everybody else. Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft all reported March-quarter earnings this week, and some of
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One of the hallmarks of working in sustainable finance is seeing that every decision you make has an impact, sometimes years into the future when that original decision feels like a distant memory. It’s that realization that drives some fundamental questions throughout sustainable finance. What does it mean to have a 30-year mortgage in a
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US faculty members are being hit by the first real fall in wages in nearly a decade.Credit: Getty Average salaries for full-time US college and university faculty members fell by almost 0.5% in the 2020–21 academic year when adjusted for inflation, according to a survey by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in Washington
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By: Hannah Pell The potential impact of a work of art is by no means limited by or related to its size. Whether an intricate mural spanning the side of a building or sculpture carved on the tip of a pencil, the art of all scales is significant and meaningful to us, and the principles
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Does the universe itself have an edge? And where does this ultimate boundary lie? Stream Full Episodes of How the Universe Works: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-the-universe-works/ 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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Minding the diary: the Svalbard ptarmigan relies on its internal clock to know when it’s mating season. Credit: Vincent Legrand/AGAMI Photo Agency/Alamy Physiology 29 April 2021 The world’s northernmost bird is a clock-watcher Ptarmigan that live far above the Arctic Circle generate circadian rhythms, despite summer’s eternal sunshine. Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share
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TAMPA, Fla. — Maxar Technologies has appointed Chris Johnson as senior vice president of space programs delivery (SPD), overseeing spacecraft and robotic systems from design to distribution. Johnson has spent more than 20 years at Boeing, where he was most recently president of Boeing Satellite Systems International. At Boeing, Maxar said he was responsible for strategy,
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Installing solar over abandoned landfills is generally viewed as a win-win solution for waste and energy management. Yes, converting a detrimental disposed waste infrastructure to scale up renewable energy in the electricity generation portfolio certainly presents challenges. It also offers opportunities. Renewable solar energy goals help to restore and stabilize degraded land. Instead of occupying
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In this article AMZN Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon Katherine Taylor | Reuters Amazon is set to report first quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. Here’s what analysts are expecting:  Earnings: $9.54 per share, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $104.47 billion, according to Refinitiv Few companies have benefited from the pandemic-fueled surge of online shopping as
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In this article SHLX A logo at a Royal Dutch Shell Plc gas station in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Peter Boer | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported marginally better-than-expected first-quarter earnings, amid stronger commodity prices and growing expectations of a fuel demand recovery.
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WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House space subcommittee says he is working to secure funding for NASA as part of what could be a multitrillion-dollar infrastructure package proposed by the White House. Speaking at a Washington Space Business Roundtable webinar April 28, Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), named earlier this year to lead the House
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Rising penetrations of variable renewable energy (VRE) in power systems are expected to increase curtailment — the reduction of renewable energy delivered due to oversupply or lack of system flexibility. But while curtailment may be the new normal in the evolving grid, and can even be managed in a way that makes the grid more
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HELSINKI — China successfully launched a 22-metric-ton module late Wednesday, beginning an intense period of missions for constructing the nation’s own space station. A Long March 5B heavy-lift rocket lifted off from the coastal Wenchang spaceport at 11:23 p.m. Eastern. The Tianhe space station core module separated from the first stage after 490 seconds of
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In the 1960s drug-resistant strains of malaria emerged, making the disease even deadlier than before. Then, pharmaceutical scientist Tu Youyou discovered a promising new remedy buried within the pages of ancient Chinese texts. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by
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by Allison Kubo Hutchison Approximately 20 million years ago, prehistoric horses grazed on the flat grasslands and the now extinct bear-dog dug burrows for their young throughout the lands we now call Oregon and Washington. But below the ground, there was an eruption brewing that would shape over 81,000 square miles (200,000 square kilometers) reaching
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