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The state of Florida (USA) has formally announced new land-based recreational shark fishing rules, approved via a unanimous vote by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This came after seven years of  hard work by numerous people, including Dr. David Shiffman who is a marine conservation biologist at Simon Fraser University, and worked on land based shark
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Was the 10,000 hour rule of mastery finally exposed as an urban myth? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Robert Frost, Professional instructional systems designer, on Quora: The research in Ericsson, Krampe, and Tesch-Romer’s paper The Role of
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen as it is rolled out of the horizontal integration facility at Launch Complex 39A as preparations continue for the Demo-1 mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 28, 2019. Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
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Moving close to the speed of light will cause time to pass appreciably differently for the traveler versus the person who remains in a constant frame of reference. But neither the twin paradox nor the Michelson-Morley experiment were what planted Einstein’s seeds for developing relativity.Twin Paradox, via http://www.twin-paradox.com/ When we think about Einstein and the
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Our fascination with animals can be traced back to the beginnings of humanity, with animal playing various roles in human societies, starting from humans best friend, such as a dog, to being worshiped as gods. Animals have also been of an interest to scientists, who aim to understand life on earth. However it is more
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Caterpillar tractors collect black coal pile. Illustration of supply field of a power station. Credit: GettyGetty Scientists have discovered a breakthrough technology, a way to pull CO2 from the atmosphere and turn it back into coal. This new discovery has the potential to change the way we think about CO2. The research, recently published in
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Over the weekend I ended up playing cards against humanity, and obviously, playing with physicists, LIDAR came up. I was surprised that I had not heard of LIDAR before. So, I wanted to write an article with some facts on LIDAR for those of you that might not have heard about LIDAR too. 1.     What
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Crispr Therapeutics shares surged after the company said it has treated the first human with the same genetic technology that shares its name in an early-stage study. Crispr Therapeutics and partner Vertex Pharmaceuticals said on Monday morning that the first patient in a trial using CTX001, a therapy created using Crispr technology, as a treatment for
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Deposit Photos Introduction This is an age of artificial intelligence (AI) driven automation and autonomous machines. The increasing ubiquity and rapidly expanding potential of self-improving, self-replicating, autonomous intelligent machines has spurred a massive automation driven transformation of human ecosystems in cyberspace, geospace and space (CGS). As seen across nations, there is already a growing trend
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Technology drives tobacco to a new eraGetty images & PMI From 1954 to 1999 five cowboys modeled as Marlboro men in the Marlboro advertising campaign. Three of them died because of lung cancer, the fourth because of prostate cancer and the last one the most famous and the one that outlived all his predecessors reached
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Japanese nursing homes are using Doppler radar, virtual reality goggles and ultrasonic sensors strapped to patients’ abdomens to reduce healthcare costs. Welcome to the future. Eldercare is a pressing issue for the island nation. Nearly a third of Japan’s citizens will be older than 65 by 2025. According to a Wall Street Journal story, government and businesses
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Variation of hard alcoholic shots served on bar counter. Blur bottles on backgroundGetty When talking about drug abuse and drug-related death in the U.S., most conversations and statistics do not include alcohol. Although alcohol is classified as a depressant, the amount consumed and type of alcohol determine the outcome and thus, most individuals think of
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NASA’s Juno spacecraft entered a polar orbit of Jupiter on July 5, 2016.NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which has been orbiting the giant planet Jupiter since summer 2016, is getting dangerously close to challenging other NASA’s planetary spacecraft Cassini and Voyager for true iconic status. Its little solar-powered probe has just sent back a trove of incredible
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FILE PHOTO: The SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, U.S. September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – NASA gave its final go-ahead on Friday to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX company to conduct its first unmanned test flight of a newly designed crew capsule to the International Space Station on March
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The quest for particle dark matter has led us to look for WIMPs that may recoil with atomic nuclei. The LZ Collaboration will provide the best limits on WIMP-nucleon cross-sections of all, but the best motivated scenarios for having a weak-force-driven particle at or near the electroweak scale make up 100% of the dark matter
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A Japanese space probe named after a falcon, Hayabusa2, has touched down on an asteroid more than 300 million km (186 million miles) from Earth on a mission to seek clues about the origins of life, Japan’s space agency said on Friday. The spacecraft’s landing on the asteroid Ryugu, just 900 metres (3,000 feet) in
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