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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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NEWS 29 July 2021 A blood marker predicts who gets ‘breakthrough’ COVID Real-world evidence from a medical centre links high levels of potent antibodies after vaccination to a reduced risk of infection. Smriti Mallapaty 0 Smriti Mallapaty Smriti Mallapaty is a senior reporter in Sydney, Australia. View author publications You can also search for this
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TAMPA, Fla. — British operator Inmarsat plans to add at least 150 low-Earth-orbit satellites to its global fleet, stepping up competition against OneWeb and others developing megaconstellations for mobility markets.  The company is investing $100 million over the next five years to lay the groundwork for deploying 150-175 LEO spacecraft. They aim to join satellites
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A vehicle roughly 10 micrometres long can trace a circular path under the command of polarized light. Credit: D. Andrén et al./Nature Nanotechnol. Materials science 28 July 2021 Mini ‘metavehicles’ zip and swerve on light power Light can be used to both propel and steer tiny vehicles made with materials that have distinctive optical properties.
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Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images LONDON — On June 3, one of London’s hottest days of the year so far, Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive turned tech investor, had lunch on the rooftop of The Ned hotel with the co-founders of insurance start-up Flock: Ed Kingler and Antton Pena. The
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Utah’s governor has encouraged residents to pray for rain for over two months. Gov. Spencer Cox, who has declared two drought emergencies in the last three months and encouraged residents to help save water, has invited residents to use the first weekend of June to pray for “divine intervention,” regardless of religious affiliation. “We may be
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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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A bumblebee visiting a robotic flower receives a drop of sugar water as a reward. Credit: Jan-Hendrik Dudenhöffer Animal behaviour 28 July 2021 A caffeine buzz gives bees flower power Bumblebees dosed with caffeine can more easily remember the scent of sugar-heavy blossoms. Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook
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Tesla (TSLA) has been trading sideways despite beating expectations with its Q2 2021 earnings. The market is digesting the results, but Tesla has created questions about its short-term growth due to supply chain issues. On Monday, Tesla released its Q1 2021 results, and it beat Wall Street expectations on both revenue and earnings. Yet, Tesla’s
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NATURE PODCAST 28 July 2021 Has the world’s oldest known animal been discovered? Researchers debate whether an ancient fossil is the oldest animal yet discovered, and a new way to eavesdrop on glaciers. Benjamin Thompson & Noah Baker Benjamin Thompson View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Noah
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A tidal turbine weighing 680 metric tons and dubbed “the world’s most powerful” has started grid-connected power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, an archipelago located north of mainland Scotland. The news marks another major step forward for the U.K.’s nascent marine energy sector.  In an announcement Wednesday, Scottish engineering firm Orbital
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We are on the verge of a new era in space security: the age of diverse and highly capable dual-use space systems that can serve both peaceful and anti-satellite (ASAT) purposes. These new systems, such as spacecraft capable of undertaking rendezvous and proximity operations (RPOs), ground-based lasers capable of interacting with space objects, and actions
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It’s time we should be able to explain sustainability to a 5-year-old — in five words or less. There really aren’t many simple definitions of sustainability. This matters because if we want more people to contribute to a sustainable future, they would first need to know what to do, what the goal is. As expressed
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CAREER COLUMN 28 July 2021 How to get media coverage and boost your science’s impact A good communications strategy can get your research seen by decision makers, says Rebecca Fuoco. Rebecca Fuoco 0 Rebecca Fuoco Rebecca Fuoco leads communications at the Green Science Policy Institute in Berkeley, California. View author publications You can also search
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WASHINGTON — Isar Aerospace, a German small launch vehicle company, has raised an additional $75 million that will allow the company to expand its manufacturing and launch capabilities. The company announced July 29 that it added $75 million to a Series B round it raised in December 2020. The new funding brings the size of
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In this article SGRE-ES Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images Low-carbon hydrogen isn’t “cost competitive with other energy supplies in most applications and locations” and the situation is unlikely to change unless there’s “significant support to bridge the price gap,” according to the World Energy Council. Published Tuesday, the analysis – which was put
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