Month: April 2019

Great white sharks sound like your average superhero. From their secret lives in the kelp (swimming lazily through it) to having super powers that helped it ’defeat’ Megalodon, it even has the story arc of having a “villain” that made it so they couldn’t stay the number one shark in South Africa. And it seems this shark has a true kryptonite,
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin A pedestrian carries a plastic shopping bag in New York, U.S., on Sunday, March 31, 2019. © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. It is estimated that
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California is notorious for its earthquakes, but a stunning new discovery reveals for the first time just how much we’ve underestimated its omnipresent earth-shaking potential. By the time you just about finish reading this story, in fact, Southern California will probably have experienced another quake – based off a new, unprecedented deep dive into 10
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Ocean Outbreak by Dr. Drew Harvell Priya Shukla | Modified from an image by Steven Pavlov Among the many downstream impacts of climate change in the ocean – warming, acidification, deoxygenation - diseases are rarely considered. While diseases are a common biological occurrence, climate change is expected to
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Allie, Elijah, and Rachel test the truth of the idiom Straight as an Arrow with one of the world’s best archers and a diabolically difficult trick-shot. Stream Full Episodes of MythBusters Jr.: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-jr/ 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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We are surrounded by alien worlds. In neighbouring star systems, Earth-like planets abound, with unusual names like Proxima b, TRAPPIST–1e, Ross–128b, and LHS–1140b. Are these strange places habitable? Are they homes for life-forms we can’t yet imagine? The jury is out. While these exoplanets all orbit within the so-called habitable aka Goldilocks zones of their
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Bryan Thomas doesn’t want any more “wishy-washy conversations about climate change.” For four years, he has served as station chief of the Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory, America’s northernmost scientific outpost in its fastest-warming state. Each morning, after digging through snow to his office’s front door, Thomas checks the preliminary number on the observatory’s carbon dioxide monitor.
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You may know ESPN for SportsCenter. Here the show’s anchors Hannah Storm (C) and Jay Crawford (R) interview musician Lenny Kravitz. But ESPN is involved in many other things. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for ESPN) Getty If you are wondering what ESPN stands for, it’s not “extrasensory perception and noshing.” Literally, ESPN stands for
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WASHINGTON — British and Israeli satellite antenna developer Satixfy says it is nearing the release of flat-panel products designed first for connecting internet of things devices, with variants for other markets following shortly. Rajanik Mark, Satixfy’s chief operating officer, said the company has created its own chipsets that it can build in-house to bring down
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Anora Smart Glove Prototype Nikola Krstic Nikola Krstic, a graduate from the Electrical Engineering School in Belgrade, has created a smart glove prototype called Anora- that helps the blind and visually impaired move unaided without a service dog or white cane. The glove is equipped with ultrasonic sensors that explore the surroundings: it provides vibrotactile
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