Month: June 2021

TAMPA, Fla. — Satellite operator Viasat is stepping up efforts to stop Starlink’s growing constellation, taking aim at the nearly $900 million of rural broadband subsidies that SpaceX won in December.  The operator is asking the Federal Communications Commission to review decisions made around the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), claiming differential treatment and a
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CORRESPONDENCE 01 June 2021 COVID: treatment trials are still urgent Steve Rauchman 0 Steve Rauchman North Valley Eye Medical Group, Mission Hills, California, USA. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share via E-Mail Share via
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the “Fish Cannon” or “Fish Tube.” If not, that’s OK, I’ll introduce you to the meme sensation. You see, there’s a company called Whooshh that’s working to help get salmon and other fish that spawn in fresh water past hydroelectric dams so we can
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CORRESPONDENCE 01 June 2021 Academic bullying: mediatiors hear both sides Alastair Hay 0 Alastair Hay University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share via E-Mail Share via E-Mail Download PDF I
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VERGE Electrify in Review Sarah Golden, GreenBiz senior energy analyst, joins as guest host. Golden, one of the VERGE Electrify co-chairs, and Joel Makower discuss the inaugural two-day conference. Why is right now the perfect time to be electrifying everything? (1:20) Features VERGE Electrify highlights (28:25) GreenBiz Senior Editor Deonna Anderson shares highlights from this week’s VERGE Electrify
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KYMCO is making a play for king of the battery-swapping hill, signing on two more electric motorcycle manufacturers for its Ionex battery swapping system. Battery swapping networks are beginning to become a clear favorite for urban light electric vehicles. While suburban electric motorcycle and scooter riders may prefer to park and charge in their garage,
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Yale Climate Connections has shared how installing solar panels over California’s 4,000 miles of open canals could save around 65 billion gallons of water each year. Brandi McKuin of the University of California, Santa Cruz, shared her research and noted that canopies of solar panels over canals not only generate clean energy, but also reduce
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Belly buttons are the first human scar, and about 90% of them are innies. If you have an innie, chances are it’s full of dozens of kinds of bacteria, fungi, and lint — especially if you have a hairy belly. And if your navel is infected, there might also be a cheese-like liquid inside. Yum!
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For months, NASA had strongly suggested that it would select two companies for the next phase of its Human Landing System (HLS) program. Just as with the commercial cargo and crew programs, agency officials said, having two companies develop and demonstrate lunar landers would provide redundancy and ensure NASA was getting the best deal. “Competition
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