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Less than 20% of India’s 1.3 billion people speak English. But LinkedIn, the largest professional social network globally, has so far catered only to this sliver of the population in the world’s second largest internet market. On Thursday, the Microsoft-owned service said it’s beginning to change that. LinkedIn has started to roll out support for Hindi
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TAMPA, Fla. — Antenna maker Kymeta announced a partnership Dec. 1 to jointly develop a flat panel, electronically steered user terminal for stationary land applications on OneWeb’s low Earth orbit broadband network. Kymeta said the antenna will be based on the u8 terminal it launched commercially in November 2020 and will be available to purchase
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Your pets have a larger effect on your body and brain than you might think. They have the ability to increase levels of oxytocin in the brain, bringing you a state of calm. Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel and
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OUTLINE 01 December 2021 Video: Rebuilding a retina Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in older adults, but techniques are being developed to offset the worst of the damage. Twitter Facebook Email The eye disease called age-related macular degeneration is expected to affect 18 million people worldwide by 2040. The dry form
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United Airlines’ push to encourage the use of sustainable aviation fuel gained altitude this week with the addition of 13 new companies to its nascent Eco-Skies Alliance program, including software powerhouses Meta, Microsoft and Salesforce, shipping giant Maersk and financial services firms American Family Insurance, Visa and Zurich North America. That brings the number of
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For even a casual observer of the tech industry, it’s been a good week for Bret Taylor: He was named board chair at Twitter on Monday, and yesterday, he became the co-CEO and co-chair at a SaaS company called Salesforce. From outward appearances, Taylor seemed extraordinarily well positioned to influence what goes on at Twitter
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As concerns grow about military threats to U.S. satellites, DoD’s top space policy post remains unfilled WASHINGTON — At the first meeting of the Biden administration’s National Space Council Dec. 1, Vice President Kamala Harris said a top concern is keeping space safe for military, civilian and commercial operations.   Harris said efforts to establish “rules
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In this article @CL.1 XOM Darren Woods, Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil. Katie Kramer | CNBC Exxon said Wednesday that President Joe Biden’s call to investigate “potentially illegal conduct” within the oil and gas industry is unwarranted. “If you go back in time in history, every time we see the supply and demand imbalances get
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In this article CRM Bret Taylor, president and chief product officer for Salesforce.com Inc., speaks during the opening keynote of the 2019 Dreamforce conference in San Francisco on Nov. 19, 2019. Salesforce’s annual software conference, where it introduces new products and discusses its commitment to social causes, was interrupted for the second year in a
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WASHINGTON — The White House released Dec. 1 a document that outlines its space policy priorities, including addressing growing military threats and supporting “a rules-based international order for space.” The seven-page United States Space Priorities Framework document, released ahead of the first meeting by the National Space Council under the Biden administration, represents the first
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NEWS ROUND-UP 01 December 2021 Pandemic mental health and Eurasia’s oldest jewellery The latest science news, in brief. Twitter Facebook Email Download PDF The pendant, seen here from two different angles, features drilled holes and around 50 smaller indentations that create an irregular curve.Credit: Antonino Vazzana/BONES Lab Mammoth pendant could be Eurasia’s oldest jewellery A
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Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free newsletter. Subscribe here. Few climate solutions create as much controversy and confusion as offsets, which explains why it took six years for countries to agree on a set of rules for buying and selling carbon credits. Even after the rest of the Paris Agreement’s fine print had been sorted
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WASHINGTON — Concerns about the long-term viability of some existing International Space Station modules and the potential of delays in development of commercial space stations heighten the risk of a gap in low Earth orbit destinations, a new report warns. The Nov. 30 report by NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) said that any gap
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Quantum pioneer: David Deutsch has won the IOP’s 2021 Isaac Newton Medal and Prize (Courtesy: Lulie Tanett) The quantum physicist David Deutsch has won the 2021 Isaac Newton Medal and Prize for “founding the discipline named quantum computation and establishing quantum computation’s fundamental idea, now known as the ‘qubit’ or quantum bit”. Presented by the Institute of
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CORRESPONDENCE 30 November 2021 Collaborate equitably in ancient DNA research and beyond Mehmet Somel 0 , N. Ezgi Altınışık 1 , Füsun Özer 2 & María C. Ávila-Arcos 3 Mehmet Somel Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar N. Ezgi Altınışık Hacettepe
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Fabrication of a double-layered skin model using human dermal fibroblasts (HDFs) and an immortal human keratinocyte cell line (HaCaTs). (Courtesy: Biofabrication 10.1088/1758-5090/ac2ef8) Skin is the body’s first line of defence against toxins, radiation and harmful substances. It has at least six functions, regenerates itself approximately once each month, and consists of up to seven layers
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CORRESPONDENCE 30 November 2021 Animal experiments: EU is pushing to find substitutes fast Stefan Hippenstiel  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5146-1064 0 , Christa Thöne-Reineke  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0782-2755 1 & Jens Kurreck  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1469-0052 2 Stefan Hippenstiel Charité‚ Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Christa Thöne-Reineke Freie Universität Berlin,
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Traditional consulting involves using the expertise of outside professionals to assist an organization in improving its performance. The management consultant provides detailed advice, objective insights and recommendations to a group of people working to achieve a specific goal. In contrast, today, corporate executives are surrounded by vocal stakeholders who demand swift elevation of their corporate
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In a significant push against big tech’s ability to maintain market dominance through sheer buying power, the UK’s competition watchdog has ordered Facebook (now Meta) to reverse its acquisition of animated GIF platform, Giphy — confirming the Financial Times‘ earlier reporting. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said its phase 2 investigation cemented earlier competition
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Outer space is more fundamental to our lives and more under threat than at any time in history. Today, the U.S. government and economy receive enormous benefits from space. Still, the strategies that secured our nation’s leading role in space won’t be enough to sustain that leadership in the coming decades. With the nature of
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CORRESPONDENCE 30 November 2021 Climate researchers: consider standing for office — I did John Dearing  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1466-9640 0 John Dearing University of Southampton, Southampton, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email With the COP26 climate summit receding in the rear-view mirror, in many regions
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Amazon CloudWatch was introduced way back in 2009 to help AWS customers view data about their cloud usage and spending. Today at the dawn of AWS re:Invent, the company’s cloud customer conference taking place in Las Vegas this week, the cloud division announced a couple of enhancements to the product. Amazon has been building on
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Quantum gas magnifier: An illustration of the quantum gas magnifier resolving individual sites in the optical lattice. (Courtesy: UHH/Felix Herbort) A team from the Institute for Laser Physics at Universität Hamburg, Germany has pioneered a new way of imaging quantum gases – collections of atoms only a fraction above absolute zero. Using a series of
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A team of international experts revealed that ocean warming of the Arctic started way earlier than previously thought. The study suggests that since the beginning of the 20th Century, the Arctic Ocean had already been getting warmer due to the recent expansion of warming Atlantic water, called “Atlantification”. To understand the rapid changes crucial in
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NEWS 30 November 2021 China’s Mars rover has amassed reams of novel geological data Data collected by the Tianwen-1 mission and Zhurong Mars rover are offering insights into a previously unexplored region of Mars’s northern hemisphere. Smriti Mallapaty Smriti Mallapaty View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter
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Getting an agreement on the rules for international trading of carbon credits, a set of negotiations known as Article 6, came down to the wire last month at COP26. But during the last weekend of the conference, the 200 countries finally agreed upon guidelines that will create an international market for carbon credits, including country-to-country
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WASHINGTON — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in a new program will explore options to conduct biomanufacturing in space, using biological systems like microbes to construct materials for use in orbital operations. The project, led by DARPA’s biological technologies office, is called B-SURE, short for biomanufacturing, survival, utility and reliability beyond Earth. “The B-SURE
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Spin crossover signature: disappearing plates and plumes. (Courtesy: Columbia Engineering) Researchers have identified a quantum phase transition taking place in iron more than 1000 kilometres deep within the Earth’s mantle. This transition, known as a spin crossover, also occurs in nanomaterials used for recording information magnetically, meaning that the effect stretches from the macro- to
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A possibility of extraterrestrial creatures infiltrating is modest, but we are enhancing the possibilities. Researchers theorize in recent research that the increased need for interplanetary travel increases the likelihood of alien life forms conquering Planet’s surface and Earth-based microorganisms infecting other worlds. Possible Alien Organisms Contaminating The Earth As per the dissertation, authored on 17th
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Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Ashwin Rode & Andrew Hultgren Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA Tamma Carleton National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, USA Tamma Carleton, Michael Greenstone, Solomon Hsiang & Amir Jina Rhodium Group, New York, NY, USA Michael Delgado, Trevor Houser & Kelly E. McCusker Department
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A truck passes pumpjacks in the Belridge oil field on November 03, 2021 near McKittrick, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden’s administration stands ready to release even more barrels of oil from its strategic reserves should the need arise again, according to the U.S. State Department’s senior advisor
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