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#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science We don’t really know who invented them, but cupcakes have been around for more than a century. Watch full episodes: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out our friends at Seeker.com http://www.seeker.com/
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When you are dating a person which means the whole world to you, why hold yourself back from showing love in the form of gifts? It’s a common misconception that gifts don’t matter, your gesture does, which is quite right in general. But, is there any harm in making your girlfriend’s day by giving her
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NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will feature a detachable helicopter drone, and is just one of several missions to the red planet in the coming year.Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Mars attack 2020 will see a veritable Mars invasion as several spacecraft, including three landers, head to the red planet. NASA will launch its Mars 2020 rover, which will
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F5 got an expensive holiday present today, snagging startup Shape Security for approximately $1 billion. What the networking company gets with a shiny red ribbon is a security product that helps stop automated attacks like credential stuffing. In an article earlier this year, Shape CTO Shuman Ghosemajumder explained what the company does: “We’re an enterprise-focused
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner will not dock with the International Space Station after suffering a problem that caused the spacecraft to use too much propellant when entering orbit. At a briefing here three hours after Starliner lifted off on an uncrewed test flight Dec. 20 called the Orbital Flight Test (OFT),
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Democratic presidential hopeful Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren waves as she arrives for a town hall devoted to LGBTQ issues hosted by CNN and the Human rights Campaign Foundation at The Novo in Los Angeles on October 10, 2019. ROBYN BECK | AFP | Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released a $10.7 trillion plan Friday that
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Dogs are man’s best friend for a reason – they are faithful companions and owning one will make you healthier. No wonder, most dog owners are so gaga about their pets. In fact, according to this study, almost half of dog owners cuddles more with their pets than their partners! This list compiled the best
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Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy on OECTs functionalized with anti-BMP-2 antibodies. Courtesy: D Iandolo A new way of detecting chemicals secreted by stem cells as they differentiate into bone cells could make it possible to electrically monitor the differentiation process in real time. The technique relies on an organic electrochemical transistor (OECT) with a gate electrode that
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Alan Cooper was awarded a prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize in 2017.Credit: Brendon Thorne/Getty The University of Adelaide has fired Alan Cooper, the high-profile leader of its Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, for “serious misconduct”. His dismissal follows allegations that Cooper bullied staff and students, and an investigation into the ‘culture’ of the centre. Cooper
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(Reuters) – Irving Oil, operator of Canada’s largest oil refinery, has abandoned a pledge to cut carbon output by 17% from 2005 levels by 2020, replacing it instead with a goal to keep its performance on climate change competitive with rivals, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An Irving Oil storage facility and
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The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Facebook acquires Madrid-based cloud gaming startup PlayGiga Facebook is building out its gaming business — earlier this year, the company added
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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here This artist’s concept illustrates Kepler-47, the first known transiting circumbinary system (multiple planets orbiting two suns).NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle The three-body problem, which has stumped scientists since the 1600s, now has a solution — of sorts. Astrophysicist Nicholas
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Extra Crunch community perks have a new offer from voice meeting notes service, Otter.ai. Starting today, annual and two-year Extra Crunch members can receive 25% off an annual plan for Otter Premium or Otter for Teams. Otter.ai is an AI-powered assistant that generates rich notes from meetings, interviews, lectures and other voice conversations. You can
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved SpaceX’s request to increase the number of lanes its Starlink satellites can orbit, a modification the company said would accelerate service rollout across the United States.  The FCC said SpaceX can field satellites in 72 rings around the Earth at 550 kilometers — three times as many
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A “magnetic explosion” on the Sun,which was triggered by a nearby eruption – a forced reconnection rather than a spontaneous one, was seen by NASA‘s Solar Dynamics Observatory astronomers for the first time. The phenomenon, known as magnetic reconnection, previously occurred many times on the Sun and around our planet; however, the astronomers only took spontaneous reconnections
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This episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast features an exclusive interview with Shep Doeleman of the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, who is founding director of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). Doeleman and colleagues bagged the 2019 Physics World Breakthrough of the Year for capturing that iconic image of the shadow of a supermassive black hole at
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Joelle Pineau launched a reproducibility challenge at the 2019 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems.Credit: Facebook Joelle Pineau doesn’t want science’s reproducibility crisis to come to artificial intelligence (AI). Spurred by her frustration with difficulties recreating results from other research teams, Pineau, a machine-learning scientist at McGill University and Facebook in Montreal, Canada, is now
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PTB scientist Christof Gaiser at PTB’s dielectric-constant gas thermometer, which is used to measure capacitance. (Courtesy: PTB) A new standard for pressure measurement that does not rely on artefacts such as mechanical pistons or columns of mercury has been developed by researchers in Germany. The method, which draws instead on first-principles calculations and sensitive measurements
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Credit: Getty ResearchGate, the Berlin-based social-network site on which researchers can share papers and seek collaborations, is now using its connections to conduct studies of its own. A survey released this November that gathered responses from more than 10,000 ResearchGate members around the world found that 70% of respondents were willing to relocate to a
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Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides right here. When it comes to smart home stuff, once you start, it’s hard to stop. As soon as you’ve got
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