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Members of the Native American Tribe based in California named Karuk Tribe has been urging the government to use indigenous burning techniques that they have been practicing for centuries to control forest fires but to no avail. Lately, however, scientists and authorities are listening to how they have been doing it. Dozens of Karuk Tribe members, a
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#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science Candy canes are delicious holiday treats that come in all shapes and sizes. See the carefully choreographed production process in action! Full episodes streaming FREE on Science GO! https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-its-made/ More How It’s Made: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT
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Venus flytraps rarely catch flies, despite their name — instead, spiders and ants make up most of their diet. When a victim walk by and brushes against a trigger hair on the inside of the trap’s modified leaves, it sets off an electrical signal. If the bug doesn’t escape within 20 to 30 seconds, the
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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said it’s too bad that politicians are scrutinizing several large technology companies at once, because different markets the companies operate in have different problems. Gates dealt with government pressure as the CEO of Microsoft in the 1990s when the U.S. Justice Department mounted an antitrust case against the company. Microsoft avoided
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MACHINES: HOW THEY WORK Thursdays 10/9c on Science This machine can decipher coins with pinpoint accuracy. Light sensors measure the size while electromagnets detect the metal type of the coin. More Machines! http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/machines-how-they-work/ Full episodes streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/machines-how-they-work/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience
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Some emotions can feel so similar that you might mix them up and pick the wrong emotion. 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: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان
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SciShow explains the chemistry, archaeology and history of bog bodies — naturally mummified corpses (and other fun things!) that have been discovered in Europe’s peat bogs. ———- 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 our awesome products
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WASHINGTON — NASA is planning a hotfire test of the core stage of the Space Launch System in the middle of November, a schedule it says keeps it on track for its first launch late next year. During an Oct. 13 media teleconference, officials with NASA, Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne said they are making good
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Facebook and Twitter typically take heat for acting too slowly to reduce the spread of harmful misinformation. But on Wednesday, both companies acted surprisingly quickly to limit distribution of an unverified New York Post report claiming to contain a “smoking gun” email related to Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and his son,
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Every five or so years, it rips me apart to watch the same tragedy: a La Niña weather cycle brings devastating drought and hunger to East Africa, threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. Using climate models and Earth observations, we can now predict these droughts. And once
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WASHINGTON — The European Space Agency has awarded contracts for work on elements of its moon and Mars exploration program, ranging from modules for the lunar Gateway to a mission to return Mars samples to Earth. ESA’s announcement of the contracts was tied to an Oct. 14 session of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), where
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1. Arndt, N. T. et al. Origin of Archean subcontinental lithospheric mantle: some petrological constraints. Lithos 109, 61–71 (2009). ADS  CAS  Google Scholar  2. Peslier, A. H. et al. Olivine water contents in the continental lithosphere and the longevity of cratons. Nature 467, 78–81 (2010). ADS  CAS  Google Scholar  3. Lee, C. T. A., Luffi,
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A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday and successfully reached orbit, live footage broadcast by Russia’s space agency Roscosmos showed. The crew members travelling to the International Space Station (ISS) are Kate Rubins, a NASA microbiologist who in 2016 became
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Researchers have just recently discovered why human blood is so attractive to mosquitoes. Their discovery may be the first step in developing a pharmaceutical solution that will change how our blood tastes, making us unattractive to these disease-transmitting insects. READ: All Natural: Hand Pollination Increases Cocoa Yield and Farmer Income, Not Agrochemicals A Revolutionary Breakthrough A US research team
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October 14th, 2020 by Press Release  On September 26, Chinese state-owned utility Huanghe Hydropower Development successfully connected the 2.2 gigawatt (GW) PV plant to the power grid in Hainan Prefecture, northwestern China’s Qinghai Province. This is the world’s first ultra-high voltage power line that delivers 100% renewable energy over long distances and also the world’s
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Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Facebook on Wednesday said it had made the decision to limit the distribution of a news article from the New York Post that claims to show “smoking gun” emails related to
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Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Erik L. Bao, Satish K. Nandakumar, Xiaotian Liao, Caleb A. Lareau & Vijay G. Sankaran Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Erik L. Bao, Satish K. Nandakumar, Xiaotian Liao, Caleb A. Lareau & Vijay G. Sankaran Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA Erik
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What’s irrational and never ends? Pi! Hank explains how we need pi to explain some of the most basic but most important principles of the universe, in honor of Pi Day. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso
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WASHINGTON — NASA has selected its first human-tended commercial suborbital research payload, clearing the way for the biggest advocate of such research to fly on a future Virgin Galactic mission. NASA announced Oct. 14 it selected a proposed experiment by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) as part of its Flight Opportunities program for testing technologies
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Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube Harriet Taylor | CNBC YouTube updated its medical misinformation policy Wednesday to include Covid-19 vaccine information that goes against expert consensus. “In the coming weeks, we will also have more to announce on the work we’re doing to raise authoritative sources on our site related to Covid-19 vaccine content,” the Alphabet-owned
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The devastating California wildfire season now enters into full force, with a new alert for conditions that can reach levels of elevated up to critical, known as “critical wildfire danger.” Residents can expect these conditions to come to most areas in California starting Wednesday up to Friday. Causes Climate change is making wildfires more difficult
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“In the next room you’ll learn about those heroic working-class robots who sparked the revolution that led to the brave new world we inhabit today.” Gort activated the door with a pulse from his eye-slot laser. The 14:30 group passed through. “What robot revolution?” A 40-something man scratched his scalp while looking baffled. “The one
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WASHINGTON — A Soyuz spacecraft launched to the International Space Station Oct. 14 on what will likely be the last mission where NASA pays Russia for a seat, but not necessarily the last time NASA astronauts fly on the spacecraft. The Soyuz-2.1a rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 1:45 a.m. Eastern, placing the
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Drought forced Wyoming’s Old Faithful geyser into hiatus in the thirteenth century. Credit: Raul Touzon/National Geographic Hydrology 13 October 2020 Future climate change could slow the eruptions of the legendary volcanic spring. The iconic US geyser called Old Faithful, now a symbol of reliability, has not always lived up to its name: it stopped erupting
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NASA announced on Tuesday that eight countries have signed an international agreement called the Artemis Accords that outlines the principles of future exploration of the Moon and beyond. The treaty paves the way for its founding members, Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, United Arab Emirates, Britain and the United States, to participate in NASA’s Artemis programme, which
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Scientists have recently released video footage for the first time that shows how pot fishing causes severe environmental impacts. New research has shown that the industry of pot fishing worldwide may have an even worse effect on seabed species, such as sponges and corals than previously realized. The study was published in the journal Marine Environmental Research. [embedded content]
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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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October 13th, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  It’s time for another biweekly top 20 here on CleanTechnica. The following are the 20 stories published on CleanTechnica in the past two weeks that got the most eyeballs. Before that list of top stories, however, let’s run through exclusive content we published in the past two weeks. We
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