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Chemical Industry Lobbyist in Trump EPA Suppressed Evidence of Cancer Risk
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:28:23 +0000

The EPA inspector general found that Bill Wehrum, who ran the agency’s office of Air and Radiation, buried data about cancer risks from ethylene oxide pollution.

The post Chemical Industry Lobbyist in Trump EPA Suppressed Evidence of Cancer Risk appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 0 Score: 55.00 source: theintercept.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 40.00 air pollution, 15.00 toxic

‘A great deception’: oil giants taken to task over ‘greenwash’ ads
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:01:22 GMT

ClientEarth calls for tobacco-like health warnings on advertisements from fossil fuel firms

Some of the world’s biggest fossil fuel companies have used advertising to “greenwash” their ongoing contribution to the climate crisis, according to files published by the environmental lawyers ClientEarth. They describe the practice as “a great deception”.

The files compare the adverts produced by ExxonMobil, Aramco, Chevron, Shell, Equinor and others with the companies’ operations and products, overall climate impact and progress toward climate-safe business models.

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Match ID: 1 Score: 30.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 climate change, 15.00 carbon

Coal financing costs surge as investors opt for renewable energy
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:01:22 GMT

Study finds returns must repay four times the payoff from clean energy investment to justify escalating risk

Coal financing costs have surged over the last decade as investors demand returns four times as high as the payoff required from renewable energy projects to justify the risk of investing in fossil fuels, as the world moves towards cleaner energy sources.

A University of Oxford study found that over the same period the cost of investing in renewable energy sources, such as windfarms and solar arrays, has tumbled as the clean energy technologies prove they can be cost-effective and lucrative investments.

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Match ID: 2 Score: 30.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 15.00 climate change, 15.00 carbon

The race for rare earth minerals: can Australia fuel the electric vehicle revolution?
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:00:15 GMT

China dominates supply of the elusive metals, which are vital to modern technology, but finding new sources is becoming a global priority

There are an estimated 1.4bn cars on the world’s roads today. Around 78m new cars are sold every year. To head off the worst effects of climate change, every single one will need to go electric eventually.

Whether it rolls off a production line in Fremont, California, or comes together in a vast megafactory in Qinghai, China, a colossal amount of human effort must go into building the components and obtaining their base minerals. In each car, for instance, there is roughly a kilogram of magnet providing the motion needed to fire engines and electrify windows. Roughly 30% of this material is made up of rare earth material known as neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr).

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Match ID: 3 Score: 30.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 climate change, 15.00 carbon

AI pinpoints local pollution hotspots using satellite images
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Duke University) Researchers at Duke University have developed a method that uses machine learning, satellite imagery and weather data to autonomously find hotspots of heavy air pollution, city block by city block. The technique could be a boon for finding and mitigating sources of hazardous aerosols, studying the effects of air pollution on human health, and making better informed, socially just public policy decisions.
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This Engineer Has Made Rural Electrification in Kenya Her Mission
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
The IEEE Smart Village director is also helping telehealth centers solve Internet connectivity challenges
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The 'ghostbusters' who are helping tackle climate change
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:34:31 GMT
Meet the teams who track down and destroy hidden sources of greenhouse gases.
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qualifiers: 15.00 climate change

Germany’s surging Greens step up election race to succeed Merkel
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:47:02 GMT

Robert Habeck or Annalena Baerbock will be named as party’s candidate for chancellorship

Five months before national elections, a Green party that once styled itself as the rebel of German politics is finding itself in an unusually respectable position.

The party’s standing in the polls – in second place at 21-23% of the vote – means it will on Monday, for the first time in its 41-year history, nominate a candidate for chancellor. Furthermore, that candidate will have a realistic chance of filling the top job in German politics by the end of the year.

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Match ID: 7 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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The humble shrub that’s predicting a terrible fire season
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 11:00:44 +0000
Chamise is kind of a crystal ball for understanding how badly California might burn.
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China and US pledge climate change commitment
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:16:01 GMT
The US and China announced actions to tackle climate change following meetings in Shanghai last week.
Match ID: 9 Score: 15.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:00:22 +0000
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android […]
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Tesla owners can now see how much solar or coal is powering their EVs
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:02:28 +0000
Tesla owners can now see exactly what kind of energy is powering their electric vehicles. TezLab, a free app that’s like a Fitbit for a Tesla vehicle, pushed out a new feature this week that shows the energy mix — breaking down the exact types and percentages of fossil fuels and renewable energy — coming […]
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Cop26 preparations to intensify after compromise on virtual talks
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:19:10 GMT

Governments to hold three-week virtual meeting next month before climate summit in November

Preparations for vital UN climate talks to take place this year in Glasgow are set to intensify next month, after nations compromised over how to conduct virtual negotiations ahead of the summit.

The climate talks, called Cop26, are set for November after being postponed for a year owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The summit is viewed as one of the last chances to put the world on track to fulfil the 2015 Paris climate agreement, and tackle the climate emergency.

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The New Mexico Spring
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:52 +0000

How progressives took power in the state's Democratic Party.

The post The New Mexico Spring appeared first on The Intercept.


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CNIO researchers explain the toxicity of USP7 inhibitors, under development for cancer treatment
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO)) The researchers have discovered that USP7 inhibitors -under development by several pharmaceutical companies for the treatment of cancer- trigger a premature activation of cell cycle proteins, leading to uncontrolled cancer cell division and death.* The paper rejects the premise that the therapeutic efficacy of these inhibitors is due to their effects on activating the tumor suppressor protein P53, as currently accepted by the international scientific community. These results extend the potential use of USP7 inhibitors to a wider range of patients.
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A new guide for communicating plant science
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Iowa State University) A new publication offers a comprehensive guide to help plant scientists communicate their work to the world. An Iowa State University scientist who contributed to the multi-institutional effort says it's critical that plant scientists emphasize outreach to make sure plant science is able to meet the demands of climate change and population growth.
Match ID: 15 Score: 12.86 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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Google Earth Now Shows You Our Planet’s Slow Deterioration
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000
A new time-lapse video feature in Google Earth lets users see how humans have reshaped the globe over the decades.
Match ID: 16 Score: 12.86 source: www.wired.com age: 3 days
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How to Prevent Batteries From Exploding? Nanoparticles, Says Startup
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 12:00:00 GMT
Nanom has developed a process it says can make any battery material safer and more efficient
Match ID: 17 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 3 days
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No More Halfsies on Climate
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:00:00 +0000
A storied P.R. agency is playing with fire.
Match ID: 18 Score: 10.71 source: www.newyorker.com age: 4 days
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Indoor Dust Contains PFAS and Other Toxic Chemicals
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:29:35 +0000

A new study of indoor dust found PFAS and other toxics that can lead to infertility, diabetes, obesity, abnormal fetal growth, and cancers.

The post Indoor Dust Contains PFAS and Other Toxic Chemicals appeared first on The Intercept.


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World's wealthiest 'at heart of climate problem'
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 02:49:51 GMT
The so-called “polluter elite” must change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.
Match ID: 20 Score: 6.43 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 6 days
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Solar-to-Hydrogen Tech Sees "Remarkable" Efficiency Jump
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:23:00 GMT
Researchers in Japan reported a 100-fold improvement in their solar energy conversion method
Match ID: 21 Score: 5.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 9 days
qualifiers: 5.71 air pollution

Russia, China, the U.S.: Who Will Win the Hypersonic Arms Race?
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
When missiles fly beyond Mach 5, materials melt, airflow turns turbulent, and budgets enter the stratosphere
Match ID: 22 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 152 days
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Spotting Mystery Methane Leaks From Space
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:00:00 GMT
A fleet of microsatellites will identify emitters of the gas, which is responsible for a quarter of global warming
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New Microsatellite Will Focus on Industrial Methane Emissions
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Canadian startup GHGSat will launch its second and much-improved microsatellite, named Iris, to pinpoint leaks
Match ID: 24 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 304 days
qualifiers: 2.14 climate change, 2.14 carbon

A Glass Nightmare: Cleaning Up the Cold War’s Nuclear Legacy at Hanford
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Scientists have spent three decades cleaning up the Hanford Site’s 177 giant tanks of radioactive sludge. And they’re just getting started
Match ID: 25 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 355 days
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Ingenuity’s Chief Pilot Explains How to Fly a Helicopter on Mars
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 20:24:00 GMT
Simulation is the secret to flying a helicopter on Mars
Match ID: 26 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days
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His Blue LEDs Changed How We Light Our World
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 19:22:00 GMT
Nearly 30 years ago, Isamu Akasaki dazzled journalists with a bright pen light
Match ID: 27 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days
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A Theory of (Almost) Everything
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:30:00 GMT
A new book analyzes the seven grand transitions that have formed the modern world
Match ID: 28 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days
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Diamond-Based Quantum Accelerator Puts Qubits in a Server Rack
Mon, 05 Apr 2021 14:06:00 GMT
Its makers envision this device growing to 50+ qubits and fitting aboard satellites, autonomous vehicles
Match ID: 29 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 13 days
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Science cuts could see experts leave UK, warns Nobel laureate
Wed, 31 Mar 2021 11:53:10 GMT
Nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse also says science is crucial for dealing with climate change.
Match ID: 30 Score: 2.14 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 18 days
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Bangladesh at 50: Why climate change could destroy my ancestral home
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:12:51 GMT
As Bangladesh turns 50, a UK-Bangladeshi reflects on how climate change affects his parents' country.
Match ID: 31 Score: 2.14 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 24 days
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Today's Cyberattacks Foreshadow Wars to Come
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMT
SolarWinds, the Florida water treatment hack, even Texas's grid outage: These are what threats to a nation's cybersecurity look like
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How NASA Designed a Helicopter That Could Fly Autonomously on Mars
Wed, 17 Feb 2021 22:32:00 GMT
The Perseverance rover's Mars Helicopter (Ingenuity) will take off, navigate, and land on Mars without human intervention
Match ID: 33 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 60 days
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Everything You Need to Know About NASA's Perseverance Rover Landing on Mars
Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
The space agency's latest rover will be arriving at Mars this week; here's what's going to happen
Match ID: 34 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 62 days
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Breakthrough Listen Is Searching a Million Stars for One Sign of Intelligent Life
Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
The world’s largest SETI effort is scanning the skies with AI
Match ID: 35 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 80 days
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Special Report: Top Tech 2021
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
After months of blood, toil, tears, and sweat, we can all expect a much better year
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The Long Arm of NASA: The OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Gets Ready To Grab An Asteroid Sample
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:09:00 GMT
Careful maneuvering will be required to recover material from the dawn of the solar system
Match ID: 37 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 186 days
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NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:30:00 GMT
Should crewed exploration of Venus come before we try to go to Mars?
Match ID: 38 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 215 days
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Hanford Has a Radioactive Capsule Problem
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Researchers still don’t have a way to neutralize the former nuclear-weapons complex’s 1,936 capsules of radioactive cesium and strontium
Match ID: 39 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 215 days
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Japan on Track to Introduce Flying Taxi Services in 2023
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
SkyDrive’s success in conducting a piloted eVTOL test indicates short-hop flights are close to commercial reality
Match ID: 40 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 226 days
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With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off
Wed, 19 Aug 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safety
Match ID: 41 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 242 days
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China Launches Beidou, Its Own Version of GPS
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:00:00 GMT
China places the final Beidou navigation system satellite into orbit
Match ID: 42 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 249 days
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Sergey Brin's Revolutionary $19 Airship
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:27:00 GMT
Brin’s humanitarian airship company LTA is trying to reinvent airships for the 21st century
Match ID: 43 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 263 days
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No Propeller? No Problem. This Blimp Flies on Buoyancy Alone
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The Phoenix turns up-and-down motion into thrust
Match ID: 44 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 292 days
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NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Carry a Tiny Helicopter
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The upcoming Perseverance mission will attempt the first powered flight on another planet
Match ID: 45 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 296 days
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Can Cargo-Carrying Drones Jump Over Air Freight’s Logistical Logjams?
Thu, 28 May 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Drone startup Sabrewing says its big vertical-takeoff flier would be quick to land, load, and take off again
Match ID: 46 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 325 days
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Plasma Jets May One Day Propel Aircraft
Fri, 15 May 2020 14:29:00 GMT
Plasma thrusters could help jet planes fly without fossil fuels
Match ID: 47 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 338 days
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4 Missions Will Search the Martian Atmosphere and Soil for Signs of Life
Sat, 04 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
ExoMars 2020, Mars 2020, HX-1, and Hope will look for biology’s signature
Match ID: 48 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 470 days
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4 Products That Make Sense to Manufacture in Orbit
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Organs and fiber optic cables will justify the “made in space” label
Match ID: 49 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 509 days
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‘It’s war’: what the papers say about the European Super League
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 04:35:16 GMT

Newspapers in the UK trotted out war metaphors after 12 of the continent’s top football clubs revealed controversial plans

The rebels have made their move, and Gary Neville had barely finished his furious “imposters” tirade before the continent’s newspapers started trotting out the war metaphors.

“Football at war” was the popular choice for editors sending Monday’s print editions to press after 12 football clubs across England, Spain and Italy announced the formation of the European Super League on Sunday night.

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Match ID: 0 Score: 85.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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European Super League: Premier League ‘big six’ sign up to competition
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 22:52:44 GMT
  • Statement confirms involvement of 12 clubs
  • Uefa, Premier League and politicians condemn proposal

European football was thrown into turmoil on Sunday night after new plans for a European super league were revealed that would mean six English clubs – Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham – joining the breakaway competition alongside three teams from each of Italy and Spain.

Related: Only someone who truly hates football can be behind a European super league

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Match ID: 1 Score: 85.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 35.00 europe, 30.00 spain, 20.00 eu

German NGO files legal case against Chechen officials over anti-gay purges
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:00:07 GMT

Exclusive: five Ramzan Kadyrov allies subject of criminal complaint for crimes against humanity

Five officials from the inner circle of Chechnya’s autocratic leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, are the subject of a criminal complaint in Germany for crimes against humanity, in a legal attempt to seek justice over the semi-autonomous Russian republic’s anti-gay purges.

The 97-page charge sheet, extracts of which have been seen by the Guardian, accuses the Chechen military and state apparatus of persecution, unlawful arrests, torture, sexual violence and incitement to murder at least 150 individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation since February 2017.

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Match ID: 2 Score: 80.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 35.00 europe, 25.00 germany, 20.00 eu

Germany’s surging Greens step up election race to succeed Merkel
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:47:02 GMT

Robert Habeck or Annalena Baerbock will be named as party’s candidate for chancellorship

Five months before national elections, a Green party that once styled itself as the rebel of German politics is finding itself in an unusually respectable position.

The party’s standing in the polls – in second place at 21-23% of the vote – means it will on Monday, for the first time in its 41-year history, nominate a candidate for chancellor. Furthermore, that candidate will have a realistic chance of filling the top job in German politics by the end of the year.

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Match ID: 3 Score: 80.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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How the Pandemic Changed Europe
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 22:06:19 +0000
The historian Adam Tooze discusses the vaccine rollout and shifting politics in the E.U.
Match ID: 4 Score: 68.57 source: www.newyorker.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 30.00 europe, 21.43 germany, 17.14 eu

European Super League: latest reaction to breakaway football competition – live!
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:46:36 GMT

The Guardian’s own Jonathan Liew has written that the idea of a European Super League is one that could only have been devised by someone who truly hates football to its bones.

Who hates football so much that they want to prune it, gut it, dismember it, from the grassroots game to the World Cup. Who finds the very idea of competitive sport offensive, an unhealthy distraction from the main objective, which in a way has always been capitalism’s main objective.

Related: Only someone who truly hates football can be behind a European super league | Jonathan Liew

I have never heard so much hyperventilating nonsense in my life. It's the most stupefying discussion I've ever seen in sport. People are saying the stupidest things.

Has @jonathanliew ever heard of the BayernLiga? You know, the league named for the team that wins every year? pic.twitter.com/ADrzqQoF1L

On Uefa’s stance on all this: there’s an executive committee meeting today in Switzerland. Italian journo Fabrizio Romano reports Europe’s governing body is on the same page as Fifa, the Premier League, Serie A and La Liga in that teams will be banned from the Champions League and domestic leagues if they take part in the European Super League.

UEFA Executive Committee meeting scheduled for today in Montreux.

UEFA, FIFA, PL, Liga, Serie A on the same position: #SuperLeague has been disapproved. No UCL, no domestic leagues for the 12 clubs. #SuperLeague clubs insist they want to play in the domestic leagues too. ⚠️

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Match ID: 5 Score: 55.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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Monday briefing: Fury at plot to split football
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:30:22 GMT

Six English clubs join breakaway European Super League … UK house prices jump to record high … and toilet roll as art

Hello, Warren Murray here to help you get your week started.

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Match ID: 6 Score: 55.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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This electric fastback is the next Audi A6 e-tron, due in late 2022
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:00:37 +0000
It's the first car to use the new Premium Platform Electric architecture.
Match ID: 7 Score: 55.00 source: arstechnica.com age: 0 days
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Compulsory worship of national symbols is the sure sign of a culture in decline | Nesrine Malik
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:00:23 GMT

Those who think our flags and statues must be protected from blasphemers have taken a step down a sinister road

Though we often hear that depictions of the prophet Muhammad are forbidden in Islam, artworks bearing his image can be found in museums in Europe and the United States. He is on a bronze medallion in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, holding a book. He is in a Persian miniature in the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, ascending to the heavens on a horse. And he is in many carefully curated private collections of Islamic art, appearing from time to time in the catalogues of prestigious auction houses when these artworks change hands.

The prohibition of images of the prophet, no matter how anodyne, is widely accepted today – but, as these examples show, it is a distinctly modern edict. The religious justification for the ban is far less clear than its proponents believe: there is no such instruction in the Qur’an. There is, of course, a pre-Islamic aversion to idol worship shared by all the monotheistic religions, and over the centuries this aversion gradually wore away depictions of Muhammad in Islamic art. But this was only a prelude to the modern charge of blasphemy – which arrived only in the 20th century, after the Muslim world had fractured into nation-states.

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Match ID: 8 Score: 55.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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Super League: Why are football's biggest clubs starting new tournament?
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 03:00:48 GMT
Europe's biggest teams have suffered during the Covid pandemic and say they want financial stability.
Match ID: 9 Score: 55.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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Explainer: how will the new European Super League work?
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:52:49 GMT

Questions and answers on plans unveiled by 12 leading European clubs to launch a breakaway midweek league

On Sunday night 12 European football clubs announced the formation of a new competition, the Super League, to widespread criticism from governments, their own domestic leagues, football federations as well as Uefa and supporters around the world.

Related: European Super League: Premier League ‘big six’ sign up to competition

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Match ID: 10 Score: 55.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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European football giants to join 'Super League'
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:29:56 GMT
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join a new European Super League.
Match ID: 11 Score: 55.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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'Big Six' agree to join European Super League
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:29:56 GMT
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join a new European Super League.
Match ID: 12 Score: 55.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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European Super League: how did the clubs get to this point?
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:53:14 GMT

Analysis: 12 clubs have announced they are joining the new European Super League after a weekend of frantic talks

It was only on Saturday morning that a senior executive of one of European football’s biggest clubs realised that the long-rumbling talks about the breakaway European Super League were suddenly – in his words – “about to go nuclear”.

For months, clubs had batted round proposals for a €6bn (£5.2bn) breakaway league, that would see 15 founding clubs receive between €89m and €310m immediately for signing on the dotted line. But while each of them had been given documents, contracts, and asked to come back with ideas, Uefa appeared to have blocked the plan by agreeing to a reformed Champions League, involving 10 group games in a Swiss-style format, which they were due to announce on Monday.

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Match ID: 13 Score: 55.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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'Absolutely disgusting, bang out of order' - MOTD2 pundits discuss European Super League plans
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:03:13 GMT
Match of the Day 2 pundits Danny Murphy and Dion Dublin discuss the news that six Premier League clubs have agreed to join a new European Super League.
Match ID: 14 Score: 55.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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European Super League: 'I'm disappointed and disgusted' - Danny Murphy
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 22:50:44 GMT
Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Danny Murphy explains why he cannot see any positives from plans for a breakaway European Super League involving England's 'big six' clubs.
Match ID: 15 Score: 55.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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'Disappointed and disgusted' - ex-Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Murphy on European Super League
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 22:50:44 GMT
Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Danny Murphy explains why he cannot see any positives from plans for a breakaway European Super League involving England's 'big six' clubs.
Match ID: 16 Score: 55.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
qualifiers: 35.00 europe, 20.00 eu

Uefa, Premier League & prime minister condemn European Super League as England's 'big six' sign up
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 22:46:36 GMT
Uefa and the Premier League have strongly condemned 12 major European clubs, including the 'big six' from England, signing up to a breakaway European Super League.
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Russia expels Czech diplomats over explosion row
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 22:05:15 GMT
The Czech Republic says Russia was involved in a deadly blast at a munitions factory in 2014.
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Russia will face 'consequences' if Navalny dies - US
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 19:47:33 GMT
International concern grows after doctors for the jailed Putin critic say he needs urgent medical help.
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Only someone who truly hates football can be behind a European super league | Jonathan Liew
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 18:34:33 GMT

The clubs behind the proposed tournament must find competitive sport offensive, all the way from the grassroots game to the World Cup

Perhaps once all this has shaken out, once the imminent threat of a breakaway European super league has been resolved one way or the other, football will find the time for a little reflection.

How we reached this point. How the game’s elite clubs managed to engineer a scenario in which a hostile takeover came to feel inevitable, even irresistible. How the world’s most popular sport managed to hand over so much of its power and wealth and influence to people who despise it.

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‘What do they want from us?’ As Russian forces amass, a Ukraine frontier town feels fear and despair
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 17:16:50 GMT

Caught on the frontline between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists, Marinka is a town forgotten by the world

Vera Basova stands by her house holding a local newspaper. The front page headline says Russia is bringing tanks to the eastern Ukrainian border. “What do they want from us? Why are they dragging those tanks here?” Basova asks her neighbour.

The 90-year-old worries she will have to go back to hiding in her basement to escape shelling in the war between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Donbas region that recently entered its eighth year and has taken more than 13,000 lives.

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Putin critic Navalny 'will not be allowed to die in prison'
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:39:41 GMT
Russia's ambassador to the UK says opposition leader Alexei Navalny will have medical treatment.
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Navalny’s daughter pleads for medical care for the imprisoned Kremlin critic amid mounting health concerns
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 12:36:00 EDT
Alexei Navalny’s allies warn he could just have days to live.
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France kidnapping: Girl found with mother accused of ordering abduction
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:13:38 GMT
The mother, who is accused of ordering the abduction, and the girl were found in an abandoned factory.
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Dominic Raab: UK fully supports Czech hunt for Skripal suspects
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 12:18:18 GMT

Foreign secretary hints he believes same Russian cell behind Salisbury poisoning and Czech explosion

The British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, said the UK stood in “full support” of the Czech Republic after the country’s police announced they were hunting two Russians, suspected of carrying out the Salisbury poisonings, in relation to an explosion at an arms depot.

The Czech authorities said on Saturday they were seeking Alexander Petrov, 41, and Ruslan Boshirov, 43, in connection with a previously unexplained 2014 explosion at a munitions dump in Vrbětice, which left two dead.

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Montenegro mortgaged itself to China. Now it wants Europe’s help to cut it free.
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 06:00:00 EDT
The loan gives China power in a country on the E.U.’s doorstep. But some are reluctant to offer a lifeline.
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The Zurich students living cheaply in a luxury hotel
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:00:46 GMT
Students in one of the world's most expensive cities get stunning views of Zurich in a former business hotel.
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This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:00:22 +0000
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android […]
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How the FBI Got Into the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000
Plus: Russian sanctions, Europe’s SolarWinds fallout, and more of this week’s top security news.
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Coronavirus tally: Global death toll tops 3 million as case tally climbs above 140 million
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 12:26:54 GMT

The global death toll from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 rose above 3 million on Saturday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, as the case tally climbed above 140 million. The U.S. leads the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 31.6 million cases and 566,238 deaths. The U.S. added at least 78,932 new cases and 940 new deaths on Friday, according to a New York Times tracker. The U.S. has averaged 70,117 cases a day in the past week, up 8% from the average two weeks ago. Outside of the U.S., India has replaced Brazil as the country with the second highest number of cases at 14.5 million, and is fourth globally by deaths at 175,649. Brazil is third by cases at 13.8 million and second with a death toll of 368,749. Mexico is third by deaths at 211,693 and 14th highest by cases at 2.3 million. The U.K. has 4.4 million cases and 127,472 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world.

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Russia’s surveillance state still doesn’t match China. But Putin is racing to catch up.
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Facial recognition is increasingly used against Kremlin critics. But cameras have been off for suspected state-sanctioned attacks.
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Britain’s goodbye to Philip: A pared-down funeral, minute of silence and a solitary queen in a chapel
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 02:51:41 EDT
The royal family was together in mourning. But all eyes were on the reception for breakaway Prince Harry.
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On the front line in eastern Ukraine
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:21:36 GMT
The BBC's Jonah Fisher reports from the front line between soldiers and separatists.
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Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath’s IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:41:14 +0000
Thanks again to Bryce Durbin for creating my favorite TechCrunch illustration of all time.
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AI-driven audio cloning startup gives voice to Einstein chatbot
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:24:27 +0000
You’ll need to prick up your ears for this slice of deepfakery emerging from the wacky world of synthesized media: A digital version of Albert Einstein — with a synthesized voice that’s been (re)created using AI voice cloning technology drawing on audio recordings of the famous scientist’s actual voice. The startup behind the “uncanny valley” […]
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Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 139 million and U.S. death toll is above 565,000
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:20:05 GMT

The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose above 139 million on Friday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, as the death toll climbed above 2.98 million. The U.S. leads the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 31.5 million cases, or about 23% of the global total, while the 565,289 death toll makes up about 19% of the global toll. The U.S. added at least 74,312 new cases and 909 new deaths on Thursday, according to a New York Times tracker. The U.S. has averaged 70,514 cases a day in the past week, up 8% from the average two weeks ago. Pfizer Inc. Chief Executive Albert Bourla said it is likely that people who receive Covid-19 vaccines will need booster shots within a year afterward, and then annual vaccinations, to maintain protection against the virus as it evolves, the Wall Street Journal reported. "The variants will play a key role. It is extremely important to suppress the pool of people that can be susceptible to the virus," Bourla said during a virtual event hosted by CVS Health Corp. that aired Thursday but was recorded April 1. Outside of the U.S., India has replaced Brazil as the country with the second highest number of cases at 14.3 million, and is fourth globally by deaths at 174,308. Brazil is third by cases at 13.7 million and second with a death toll of 365,444. Mexico is third by deaths at 211,213 and 14th highest by cases at 2.3 million. The U.K. has 4.4 million cases and 127,438 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world.

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Pelmeni and Beyond at Dacha 46
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000
The married chefs Trina and Jessica Quinn deftly cut through misconceptions about Eastern European food with menus that span centuries, across countries and cultures.
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[Crosspost] We're Privacy International (r/PrivacyIntl) and EDRi and we're fighting against the uptake of facial recognition in Europe and across the world - IAMA on April 16-18th on r/privacy
2021-04-16T09:04:55+00:00

We're working with a coalition of organisations to get One million European citizens to sign our European Citizen's Initative to tell the European Commission to ban biometric mass surveillance. Join us to find out everything you need to know about facial recognition (and other campaigns you can sign up to if you're not an EU citizen!)

We're doing an IAMA on r/privacy from 16th April 10am BST / 2am PDT - 18th 6pm BST / 10am PDT - come find out everything you might need to know about facial recognition!

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‘Forests are not renewable’: the felling of Sweden’s ancient trees
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:00:04 GMT

Forests cover 70% of the country, but many argue the Swedish model of replacing old-growth forests with monoculture plantations is bad for biodiversity. By Marcus Westberg

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Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in response to Biden administration sanctions
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 02:04:00 EDT
Moscow’s move matched part of the U.S. actions in a tit-for-tat response.
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How NASA is Adapting to Busier and Noisier Communications With Mars
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:30:00 GMT
Perseverance’s lead telecom engineer explains how to handle interplanetary radio interference
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The Parisians Housing Refugees During the Pandemic
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 21:07:40 +0000
Hundreds in the city have joined an ad-hoc shelter system, opening spare bedrooms and living rooms to migrants and asylum seekers.
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Daimler to hire 1,000 programmers in Germany. German carmaker Daimler will create 1,000 new jobs for software programmers at its S-Class production facility to develop its planned operating system for electric vehicles, Automobilwoche reported on Sunday.
2021-04-18T11:22:49+00:00
Daimler to hire 1,000 programmers in Germany. German carmaker Daimler will create 1,000 new jobs for software programmers at its S-Class production facility to develop its planned operating system for electric vehicles, Automobilwoche reported on Sunday. submitted by /u/veritanuda
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As Biden Continues Trump’s War on Asylum, Danger Mounts in the Deadly Sonoran Desert
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 10:00:24 +0000

Dangerous nighttime expulsions are surging in Northern Mexico while organized crime and government security forces prey on stranded asylum-seekers.

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The New Mexico Spring
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:52 +0000

How progressives took power in the state's Democratic Party.

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Tell me who your friends are: Neural network uses data on banking transactions for credit scoring
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) Researchers from Skoltech and a major European bank have developed a neural network that outperforms existing state-of-the-art solutions in using transactional banking data for customer credit scoring.
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The Border Patrol’s Abdication in the Sonoran Desert
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:01:10 +0000

Customs and Border Protection is dropping asylum-seekers in remote border towns with few resources to receive them.

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“It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:00:26 +0000

A change in Border Patrol policies is straining human aid networks in one of the deadliest areas along the border.

The post “It’s Consumed Our Lives”: Volunteers Step In as Border Patrol Drops Migrants Off in Tiny Arizona Towns appeared first on The Intercept.


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My Grandfather Fled the Nazis. I Moved to His Old Neighborhood
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000
I was raised to believe that America was a haven for Jews, but that vision of safety seems illusory now.
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Coronavirus live news: UK study to expose young people to virus for second time; India cases top 15m
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:37:27 GMT

Young, healthy volunteers who have previously had Covid will be deliberately exposed to the virus for a second time; India reports record 273,810 new infections in 24 hours

Hong Kong will suspend flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines from April 20 for two weeks after the N501Y mutant Covid strain was detected in the Asian financial hub for the first time, authorities said in a statement late on Sunday.

The three countries would be classified as “extremely high risk” after there had been multiple imported cases carrying the strain into Hong Kong in the past 14 days, the government said.

The city reported 30 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, 29 of which were imported, marking the highest daily toll since March 15. Hong Kong has recorded over 11,600 cases in total and 209 deaths.

Hong Kong authorities have been urging residents to get vaccinated for coronavirus with only around 9% of Hong Kong’s 7.5 million residents vaccinated so far.

The government last week widened the city’s vaccine scheme to include those aged between 16 to 29 years old for the first time, as they aim to boost lacklustre demand for inoculations amongst residents.

Airlines impacted by Hong Kong’s ban on travellers from India, Pakistan and the Philippines include carriers such as Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Airlines, Vistara and Cebu Pacific.

The immune response needed to protect people against reinfection with the coronavirus will be explored in a new human challenge trial, researchers have revealed.

Human challenge trials involve deliberately exposing healthy people to a disease-causing organism in a carefully controlled manner, and have proved valuable in understanding and tackling myriad conditions from malaria to tuberculosis and gonorrhoea.

Related: Trial to study effect of immune system on Covid reinfection

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‘Creativity is essential’: artist-designed supermarket to open in London
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:00:23 GMT

Product packaging created by artists for UK’s Design Museum aims to showcase importance of creativity

It will sell “essential” products including toilet roll, teabags, washing-up liquid, passata and gin but, given this could be the world’s first artist-designed supermarket, not as we know them.

The Design Museum in London will this week reopen its shop as a supermarket, selling a range of products with packaging designed by emerging artists. The aim is to convey the message that creativity is as essential as the stuff we buy in the weekly shop.

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The Great British Art Tour: Chagall leaves his dreams for a living nightmare
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:00:24 GMT

With public art collections closed we are bringing the art to you, exploring highlights from across the country in partnership with Art UK. Today’s pick: Apocalypse en Lilas, Capriccio by Marc Chagall, in London’s Ben Uri gallery.

This gouache, ink and pencil study in lilac and grey was executed in April 1945 by Marc Chagall after almost four years in exile in New York. He had fled to the US after the Nazi occupation of France during the second world war. Born into a Hasidic Jewish family in Vitebsk, Russia (now in Belarus), in 1887, Chagall arrived in Paris in 1910 and became a celebrated artist of the École de Paris, best known for his dreamlike paintings combining aspects of French tradition with Russian folklore and Jewish motifs. In 1923, he and his wife Bella became naturalised French citizens.

This was probably the first work that Chagall produced after coming out of mourning for Bella, who had died suddenly in September 1944 after almost 30 years of marriage. It was created in response to seeing the horrors of the concentration camps revealed through newspapers and Pathé newsreels. His pencil titles in Cyrillic (upper right) translate as “Apocalypse” and “Capriccio” (fantasy), and his biographer Jackie Wullschläger has described it as “the bleakest of Chagall’s many crucifixions”: combining symbolism with realism and incorporating factual information about the Holocaust for the first time.

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Joy, actually: happy reunions fill Auckland airport as trans-Tasman bubble begins
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 04:13:28 GMT

Emotional scenes in arrivals hall as hundreds of travellers touch down on first day of quarantine-free travel from Australia

Lisa Tetai warned her son not to take a sick day when he picked her up from Auckland airport. “I thought there might be media there,” she explains.

She wasn’t wrong.

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Como a extrema direita burla punições do YouTube – e o Google finge que não vê
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 04:05:33 +0000

Dos 27 canais que sofreram penalidades, só um saiu do ar definitivamente. A maioria continua ganhando dinheiro do próprio Google com propagandas.

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Videoconferences more exhausting when participants don't feel group belonging
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(American Psychological Association) Videoconferences may be less exhausting if participants feel some sense of group belonging, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
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Mars helicopter Ingenuity: Nasa about to try historic flight
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 02:00:01 GMT

If all goes to plan, craft will ascend to 10 feet above the surface of Mars, hover for 30 seconds, then rotate before descending

Nasa on Monday will attempt to fly a miniature helicopter above the surface of Mars in what would be the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

If all goes to plan, the 1.8kg helicopter will slowly ascend to an altitude of three metres above the Martian surface, hover for 30 seconds, then rotate before descending to a gentle landing on all four legs. The flight is due to take place at 3.30am US eastern daylight time (8.30am BST/7.30am GMT). But data confirming the outcome is not expected to reach Nasa until about three hours later.

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Two die in Tesla car crash in Texas with ‘no one’ in driver’s seat, police say
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:10:21 GMT

Car ran off road and hit a tree north of Houston, before bursting into flames, local media says

Two men died after a Tesla vehicle, which was believed to be operating without anyone in the driver’s seat, crashed into a tree north of Houston, authorities said.

“There was no one in the driver’s seat,” Sgt Cinthya Umanzor of the Harris County Constable Precinct 4 said of the crash on Saturday night.

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Northern Ireland: Did anyone warn about Brexit border checks?
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:03:41 GMT
Border checks have caused tension in Northern Ireland but were there warnings in the Brexit campaign?
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Abba: Why the UK gave the Swedish band 'nul points' at Eurovision
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 00:02:02 GMT
Björn Ulvaeus on the Swedish band's song contest win on British soil, and the future of streaming.
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‘Course record still intact’: Biden on first underwhelming golf outing as president
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 20:48:21 GMT

In contrast, the golf-loving Trump by this point of his presidency had already recorded 19 separate visits to golf courses

During last year’s presidential election campaign, one of Joe Biden’s strongest arguments to voters was that he wasn’t Donald Trump.

After engaging in the favorite pastime of the “former guy” with the first trip to a golf course of his presidency on Saturday, he finds that he still isn’t.

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Brighton beach cordoned off after possible unexploded mortar shell found
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 19:34:23 GMT

The scene has been made safe but members of the public are being advised to keep clear of the area

Beachgoers enjoying the warm April sunshine in Brighton were interrupted by police on Sunday afternoon after a possible unexploded mortar shell was found.

A large cordon was put in place by officers on the seafront.

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George Floyd killing: protests flare as Americans await verdict in Chauvin trial
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 18:39:23 GMT

Outcome is expected to resonate nationwide, particularly in cities that have seen continuing demonstrations over police violence

Protests against police killings flared across the US this weekend, from Minneapolis to Chicago to Portland, as Americans wait for a verdict in the trial of the white police officer charged with murdering George Floyd last year.

Closing arguments are expected in the Derek Chauvin trial on Monday. The most serious charge the former Minneapolis officer is facing in Floyd’s death is second-degree murder, but the jury might choose to find him guilty on third-degree murder or manslaughter, or acquit him altogether.

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Leaving Afghanistan: the west has lessons to learn | Letters
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:51:56 GMT

As troops prepare to withdraw from the war-torn country, readers reflect on western nations’ involvement and legacy

Your editorial (15 April) asserts that the Taliban were quick to take over when the Russians left. That is simply not true; it actually took seven years, from the end of Soviet combat operations in 1989 to the capture of Kabul by the Taliban in 1996. The crucial event was the withdrawal of Russian subsidies to the Najibullah regime in 1992.

It took a further two years for that regime to collapse, and two years more of chaos and intra-mujahideen fighting to create the void into which the Taliban stepped. This all matters because there was nothing inevitable about the Taliban’s takeover in 1996 and neither is there now.

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Lobbying act targeted powerful shadowy groups, not charities | Letter
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:50:07 GMT

Former Liberal Democrat minister Tom Brake responds to an article by Polly Toynbee on the 2014 act

In response to Polly Toynbee’s article (Cameron passed a lobbying act, but it was never meant to curb corruption, 15 April), as a Liberal Democrat minister in coalition, I was involved in drawing up the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014. At no point did I, or any of my colleagues, ever discuss introducing measures designed to target the National Union of Students because we “lived in terror” of it.

What we did discuss was the risk of groups similar to the US National Rifle Association emerging as major players in UK politics. These organisations support a preferred candidate by viciously targeting their main opponent, but because they act “independently”, their spending does not count against their favoured candidate’s election spending limit.

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Islamist party vows to continue fight to expel French ambassador from Pakistan
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:38:48 GMT

Fresh violence breaks out as TLP calls for action over ‘blasphemous’ cartoons in Charlie Hebdo magazine

An Islamic fundamentalist party in Pakistan has vowed to continue its fight to have the French ambassador expelled from the country over “blasphemous” cartoons published in a satirical French magazine, despite the government recently banning the group for terrorism.

The warning came as fresh violence broke out on Sunday as supporters of the party, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), clashed with police, leaving at least three dead and 20 others injured. Police accused the group of taking officers hostage in the clashes. In a further escalation on Sunday, the Taliban in Pakistan pledged its support for the move to expel the ambassador in a statement.

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David Boston obituary
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:29:01 GMT
Director of the Horniman museum in London for 28 years who fought hard to guarantee its future

David Boston, who has died aged 89 of cancer, had an outstanding career in museums including 28 years as director at the Horniman Museum, whose future he helped secure when it was threatened by the abolition in 1985 of its funder, the Greater London council, by the Conservative government.

Instead of it being consigned to a local authority that he knew could not afford to maintain it, Boston won the argument to gain the Horniman direct government funding, in effect giving it national museum status.

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Syria sets May date for presidential election opposition says is farce
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 15:35:41 GMT

The poll on 26 May is all but certain to return Bashar al-Assad for a third term as president

Syria will hold a presidential election on 26 May that is virtually certain to return Bashar al-Assad for a third term, an event Washington and the opposition say is a farce designed to cement his autocratic rule.

Assad’s family and his Baath party have ruled Syria for five decades with the help of the security forces and the army, which are dominated by his Alawite minority. This year is the 10th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protesters that triggered a civil war that has left much of the country in ruins.

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Labour dismisses Tory claim of ‘robust’ lobbying rules
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 14:05:31 GMT

‘Cosy relationship’ between government and lobbyists ‘stinks of sleaze’, says Rachel Reeves

Labour has accused the government of being too complacent about the lobbying crisis after a cabinet minister claimed the current rules were “pretty good” and “quite robust”.

George Eustice, the environment secretary, used the phrases in interviews in which he also defended David Cameron’s lobbying on behalf of Greensill Capital and played down the need for any wide-ranging reform of the Whitehall probity rules.

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Toasted almond broth and asparagus turn ravioli into a light springtime dish
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 10:00:24 EDT
You build the broth from little more than almonds, vegetable broth and lemon, and it lends a silky creaminess.
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What have I learned from surge testing? That I trust other people more than myself | Zoe Williams
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:00:03 GMT

The South African variant has been detected in two London boroughs, leading to an outbreak of community spirit and unstoppable civic responsibility

More than 40 cases of the South African variant of coronavirus in the south London boroughs of Lambeth and Wandsworth have led to widespread surge testing in the areas – not just a few streets, but everyone who lives and works there. The neighbourhood chat boards are heaving with first-hand testimonies about the testing sites. There’s a two-hour queue, and it’s outrageous. No, there’s a five minute queue and it’s brilliant. They’re talking about two different test centres, so it’s highly likely that they’re both right, but that doesn’t stop things getting pretty heated.

Within any given five streets, I’d say, you get this perfectly bifurcated split of opinion: the government is useless and everything it does is stupid; no, the government is trying its best and everything it does is brilliant. Sometimes, I try to weigh in, with some context – “All the volunteers and professionals at the testing centres are trying superhumanly hard, and any inconvenience you experience will be the fault of some random mate of Matt Hancock’s” – but it’s got to the point that I’m even annoying myself. The best tactic, if you want to bring the community together, is to charge into the thread, shouting in all caps “NEW MOBILE TEST CENTRE JUST ABOUT TO OPEN BY THE TUBE” – the same way you can always stop a supermarket brawl by putting “checkout three opening” over the public address system – indeed, it is for precisely this reason that they have them.

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The wisdom of water: 12 ways to use blue spaces to improve your health and happiness
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:00:04 GMT

From relaxing baths to seaside swims, water can be a balm in difficult times. Catherine Kelly, the author of a new book on blue spaces, shares her tips

It was after her mother died that Catherine Kelly learned the healing power of water. Following instincts that she did not yet understand, she moved to live alone by the sea in County Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland, and over the next few years began to heal. “It’s an ebb and flow that water gives us that allows us to connect with ourselves. It’s an allowing,” she says.

After eight years studying the therapeutic effects of nature, she has written a book called Blue Spaces, packed with ideas about how to make the most of being in or near water. You don’t have to live near the coast to benefit. “There’s being in it, being next to it, thinking about it,” she says. Nor does it matter how much water is available. From raindrops to the ocean, urban fountains to canals and fast-moving rivers, there is a blue space for everyone. And although the phrase “blue space” typically refers to natural waters, Kelly says the possibilities for meaningful connection are the same whether it is the sea or your shower.

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The view from Bank Top: Craig Easton’s images of life in Blackburn
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 11:00:01 GMT

Craig Easton, Sony World Photography awards’ photographer of the year 2021, challenges misconceptions and explores ideas of community with his images of life in Blackburn

Craig Easton rarely tells the subjects of his photographs how they should pose. “I feel that my portraits are gifts that are given to me by those I choose to take pictures of,” he says. Take Mohammed Afzal, an abattoir worker with a passion for pigeons: “I’d seen the loft at the back of his house, and I’d knocked on his door to ask if I could photograph him. The fifth or sixth time we made an arrangement to do this – I kept turning up, but he was always out – he’d just got home, and he was still in his work kit. I thought to myself: this is great. But who am I to say how he should look? He wanted to get showered and changed, and in the end I was pleased that I didn’t impose myself on him. It’s his picture, and he looks just as fabulous in his pristine tracksuit top and jeans.”

Afzal appears in Bank Top, a series of photographs taken by Easton in Blackburn in 2019 and 2020: images that, in turn, were originally part of Kick Down the Barriers, a project instigated by Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery to challenge popular misconceptions of the town. “Kick Down the Barriers was a response to a Panorama programme that asked if Blackburn is the most segregated place in the country,” says Easton. “People were pretty upset – it was so simplistic – and a series of artists were invited to look more closely at its communities.”

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CPI da Covid: quando as instituições funcionam, Bolsonaro perde
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 11:00:47 +0000

Nomes da comissão indicam que responsáveis pelo genocídio em curso vão suar para explicar o boicote sistemático a todas medidas de combate à pandemia.

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The Cryptic Crossword: No. 47
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000
A free, online cryptic crossword puzzle from the New Yorker’s archive, with answers and clues that exhibit the wit and intelligence of the magazine.
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Eager Londoners queue up to be tested in race to find Covid variants
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 09:15:04 GMT

Officials ‘astonished’ at level of public engagement a year into the pandemic

The steady stream of people at the two surge testing units in Finchley, north London, last week suggests that, more than a year after the pandemic hit, the public spirit to do something about Covid is still strong.

The effectiveness of surge testing is a more open question, however. The rapid testing of 5,000 households last week was an attempt to isolate the South African variant and others of concern. Yet although standard PCR tests come back within 24 hours, genomic sequencing tests to identify a Covid variant take 14 days – by which time the period of infectiousness is usually over.

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‘Fire and rehire’ tactics rife at firms that are in profit and claiming Covid cash
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:00:02 GMT

Observer analysis of those companies condemned by unions also shows that some raised executive pay

Nearly 70% of companies accused of launching fire-and-rehire assaults on workers’ wages and conditions are making a profit and half have claimed government support during the pandemic.

Boris Johnson has called the practice “unacceptable”, but ministers have also insisted that firms in financial difficulty must have the flexibility to offer new terms and conditions.

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The return of Tory sleaze: a scandal set to haunt Boris Johnson
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 07:00:01 GMT

What began as the shaming of David Cameron now threatens to drag the current government into a cesspit

It has been a dreadful few weeks for David Cameron, the former prime minister and golden boy of the Tory party. His reputation – already terribly damaged by losing the 2016 Brexit referendum and his subsequent resignation – has now sunk to depths that once would have seemed unimaginable.

After winning a majority at the 2015 election, and freed of the need for coalition partners, Whitehall civil servants remember Cameron and his chancellor, George Osborne, at their peaks, strutting around Downing Street, radiating extraordinary power and confidence.

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Boeing board under pressure as families of 737 Max crash victims push reform at the top
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 06:00:02 GMT

More directors could be pushed off next week as aerospace firm tries to recover its reputation after 737 Max problems and Covid downturn

Two more top-level directors could be ousted from Boeing’s board of directors next week as family members of the victims of two fatal crashes of its 737 Max jets join shareholders to push for further high-level reforms at the aerospace giant.

Related: Denver plane engine fire consistent with metal fatigue in fan blade, say investigators

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NASA says its Mars helicopter is ready for a historic first flight
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 20:10:21 +0000
This is all experimental, so it's quite possible that Ingenuity will fail.
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Novel hydrogels can safely remove graffiti from vandalized street art
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 18:39:08 +0000
Italian chemists successfully tested their hydrogels on actual street art in Florence.
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Outdoor startups see supercharged growth during COVID-19 era
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:15:45 +0000
After months of shelter-in-place orders, widespread shutdowns and physical distancing, outdoors became the only location for safe socializing.
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Local Cops Said Pipeline Company Had Influence Over Government Appointment
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:00:52 +0000

Sheriffs in Minnesota worried about who would oversee an escrow account, funded by pipeline giant Enbridge, to reimburse the costs of policing protests.

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‘O estado validou meu linchamento’, diz psicóloga presa por ‘tentativa de homicídio’ por ovo atirado em manifestação
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 00:15:44 +0000

Daniela Matheus narra a espiral de violência e arbítrio a que foi submetida por bolsonaristas e a polícia em Curitiba.

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21.5-inch iMac supply dwindles amid chip shortages, possible refresh
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:30:39 +0000
A new iMac landing next week is a real possibility.
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Katie Haun on saying yes to Coinbase and where a16z’s crypto fund is placing its bets now
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:50:00 +0000
Coinbase, the newly public cryptocurrency exchange, has had it share of ups and downs. Still, the nearly nine-year-old, San Francisco-based outfit got a lot right ahead of its highly successful direct listing this week, including, seemingly, inviting in former federal prosecutor Katie Haun to join its board in 2017. At the time, Haun had just […]
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SpaceX wins NASA contract to develop human landing system for returning to the moon
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:11:25 +0000
The winner of NASA’s Human Landing System (HLS) contract award is SpaceX, which bid $2.9 billion for the privilege of developing the means by which NASA astronauts will return to the lunar surface for the first time since the Apollo program. SpaceX was in the running alongside Blue Origin and Dynetics, but reportedly undercut both […]
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Webinar: Building a Security Observability Strategy in AWS
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:30:00 GMT
Building a security observability strategy in AWS
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Today’s best deals: Board games we like, indoor security cameras, and more
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:10:21 +0000
Dealmaster also has deals on LG monitors, Amazon devices, and PC games.
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Squarespace files for a direct listing on the NYSE
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:04:09 +0000
Today Squarespace, a well-known software-and-hosting provider for SMB websites, released its S-1 filing. The company is pursuing a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange, or NYSE. It will trade under the ticker symbol “SQSP.” The company’s financial results paint the picture of a rapidly growing company that has a history of profitability. Squarespace […]
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Tesla owners can now see how much solar or coal is powering their EVs
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:02:28 +0000
Tesla owners can now see exactly what kind of energy is powering their electric vehicles. TezLab, a free app that’s like a Fitbit for a Tesla vehicle, pushed out a new feature this week that shows the energy mix — breaking down the exact types and percentages of fossil fuels and renewable energy — coming […]
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This Startup is Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Brazil With Leadership Skills
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Be.Labs connects them with mentors and provides training on developing business plans and pitching investors
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Google loses “Location History” court battle in Australia
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:02:47 +0000
Google's confusing privacy settings will earn it some kind of punishment in Australia.
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Biomea Fusion stock opens 18% above IPO price
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:04:28 GMT

Biomea Fusion Inc. rallied out of the gate Friday, as shares of the California-based biopharmaceutical company focused on treatment of genetically defined cancers opened 17.6% above the initial public offering price. The company said late Thursday its IPO, which was upsized to 9.0 million shares from 7.5 million shares, priced at $17 a share, at the top of the expected range, as it raised $153 million and was valued at $463.6 million. The stock's first trade was at $20.00 at 11:51 a.m. Eastern for 341,119 shares. The stock has pared some gains since then to trade up 16.2% at $19.75. The company went public on a day that the Renaissance IPO ETF fell 1.4% while the S&P 500 gained 0.2%.

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Video Friday: Aquatic Snakebotics
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:42:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
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Smartphone Camera Senses Patients' Pulse, Breathing Rate
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:12:00 GMT
AI app could enable doctors to take contactless vitals during telemedicine visits
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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are handed suspended sentences – video
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:27:20 GMT

A group of high-profile activists including the media mogul Jimmy Lai have been sentenced to jail terms of up to 18 months for organising or attending ‘unauthorised assemblies’.

In the latest blow to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, Lai and the veteran activist Lee Cheuk Yan were each sentenced to 12 months in jail

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Affirm stock could head higher amid 'hypergrowth' of buy-now-pay-later offerings, analyst says in upgrade
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:27:01 GMT

Shares of Affirm Holdings Inc. are up 2% in premarket trading Friday after Seaport Global analyst Chris Brendler upgraded the stock to buy from neutral and set an $80 price target. He sees the stock as more attractive following a 34% selloff since he initiated coverage of the company 10 weeks back, whereas the S&P 500 has gained 7% in that time. "In our view, this underperformance comes despite increasing evidence that BNPL [buy-now-pay-later] is going to be huge in the US and based on a string of encouraging data points, we expect Affirm to materially exceed near-term expectations," Brendler wrote in a note to clients. The company offers financial options that let consumers pay in installments, and this trend seems to be reaching a "hyper growth adoption phase in the U.S.," Brendler continued, which could set Affirm up for success. "We also want to be in front of Affirm's Shopify partnership which has the potential to significantly accelerate Affirm's growth," he wrote. "Recent data suggests the wait is nearly over, and we expect management to provide an update on the upcoming earnings call."

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What Octopus Dreams Tell Us About the Evolution of Sleep
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000
Understanding how other animals dream could help us figure out why it’s so important to the human brain, and why it may have been preserved throughout history.
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Pressão sobre Biden contra vacinas genéricas de covid-19 para outros países vem até de ex-governador democrata
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:00:47 +0000

Howard Dean, ex-governador democrata no estado de Vermont, se junta à indústria farmacêutica para lutar contra o compartilhamento de propriedade intelectual para vacinas de baixo custo.

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Eli Lilly asks FDA to revoke EUA for COVID antibody treatment alone to speed transition to combination therapy
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:48:03 GMT

Eli Lilly and Co. said Friday it is seeking a revocation of the emergency use authorization granted by U.S. regulators for its bamlanivimab antibody treatment for COVID-19 alone in order to complete the transition to bamlanivimab and etesevimab together. "Lilly made this request due to the evolving variant landscape in the U.S. and the full availability of bamlanivimab and etesevimab together," the company said in a statement. The combination has proved to be more effective in neutralizing the COVID-19 variants that have been detected in the U.S. after first emerging in the U.K., South Africa and Brazil, and that are more infectious than the original virus. The combination is also better at treating the rapidly growing B.1.427/B.1.429 California strain that currently accounts for 50% of virus cases in California and over 10% of cases in other states. "In the U.S., bamlanivimab alone should no longer be administered. However, sites of care should not dispose of bamlanivimab supply; instead, they should order etesevimab to pair with it," said Lilly. Bamlanivimab was the first neutralizing monoclonal antibody to receive an EUA from the FDA as a treatment for mild to moderate COVID-19 and more than 400,000 patients have been given it. Lilly estimates that has prevented more than 20,000 hospitalizations and at least 10,000 deaths during the peak of pandemic cases. Lily expects that in collaboration with Amgen Inc. , it can manufacture sufficient supply of the two antibodies to meet global supply needs. Lilly shares were up 0.6% premarket, and have gained 10% in the year-to-date, matching the S&P 500's gains.

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Biomea Fusion's upsized IPO prices at top of expected range, to value the biotech at $464 million
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:10:41 GMT

Biomea Fusion Inc. was set to go public Friday, as the California-based biopharmaceutical company focused on treatment of genetically defined cancers said its upsized initial public offering priced at $17 a share, at the high end of the expected range of between $15 and $17 a share. The company said late Thursday that it offered 9.0 million shares in the IPO, up from previous expectations of 7.5 million shares, to raise $153 million. At the IPO pricing, Biomea was valued at $463.6 million. The stock is expected to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "BMEA." J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and Piper Sandler are book-running managers. The company recorded a net loss of $5.3 million on no revenue in 2020 after a loss of $1.2 million on no revenue in 2019. The company is going public at a time of tempered investor demand for IPOs, as the Renaissance IPO ETF has lost 3.6% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 10.7%.

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Handwashing and hot tea: Eswatini celebrates roll out of solar-heated water
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:00:03 GMT

New stations at health clinics improve hygiene in locations where warm water seen as ‘an absolute luxury’, helping to tackle Covid

In Eswatini, the southern African country which lost a prime minister to Covid-19 in December and where most people have no access to hot water, handwashing – a key weapon in the fight against the pandemic – has been a problem.

No government health clinic in the kingdom, formerly known as Swaziland, had hot running water for patients. Nine out of 10 didn’t have hot water for operations and cleaning instruments.

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The Grim Compassion of Searching for Missing Migrants in the Desert
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000
The humanitarian volunteer group Águilas del Desierto searches the hostile land near the U.S.-Mexico border for those who have disappeared.
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Wearable sensors that detect gas leaks
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH)) Professor Junsuk Rho's research team at POSTECH develops wearable gas sensors that display instantaneous visual holographic alarm.
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Virtual humans are equal to real ones in helping people practice new leadership skills
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Frontiers) Researchers at the Human Interface Technology Lab New Zealand at the University of Canterbury compared the effectiveness of virtual humans to real ones for helping people practice leadership skills. They found that virtual humans with realistic characteristics can be equally effective in these types of training scenarios. This was especially the case in mixed reality settings, which blend real and digital worlds together, providing an anchor to reality that appeared to positively impact performance and engagement.
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USU researchers develop power converter for long-distance, underwater electric grids
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Utah State University) A team of researchers from Utah State University have developed a DC current-to-DC voltage power converter. This converter is equipped for long distances and minimal maintenance, making it particularly useful in underwater power distribution networks.
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UK's leadership in advanced materials could shape global cities of the future
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(University of Manchester) A panel of industry and research leaders will discuss how new technologies being pioneered in the UK city-region of Greater Manchester could play a role in building greener and more equal cities of the future. 'Material Gains: Building cities that are better for people and the planet' will take place online on Monday, 19 April (2pm to 3pm).
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Thermoelectric material discovery sets stage for new forms of electric power in the future
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Clemson University) A Clemson University physicist and collaborators from China and Denmark have created a new and potentially paradigm-shifting high-performance thermoelectric compound.
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The fate of the planet
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(American Physical Society) From engineered pandemics to city-toppling cyber attacks to nuclear annihilation, life on Earth could radically change, and soon. Scientists will forecast the fate of the planet at a press conference during the 2021 APS April Meeting.
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Simulations reveal how dominant SARS-CoV-2 strain binds to host, succumbs to antibodies
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Large-scale supercomputer simulations at the atomic level show that the dominant G form variant of the COVID-19-causing virus is more infectious partly because of its greater ability to readily bind to its target host receptor in the body, compared to other variants.
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Science Advances publishes proteomics technology from Oblique Therapeutics AB
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Oblique Therapeutics) Oblique Therapeutics AB, a Sweden-based biotech company, in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), Gothenburg University (Sweden) and several local biotechs published promising research results in the highly-acclaimed scientific journal Science Advances (AAAS) entitled: Rational Antibody design for Undruggable Targets using Kinetically Controlled Biomolecular probes.
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Researchers develop microscopic theory of polymer gel
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Russian scientists have proposed a theory of phase transformation in polymer gels. It explains the mechanisms of the dramatic reduction in volume of zwitterionic hydrogels when they are cooled. The results are published in the journal Chemical Communications (ChemComm).
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New tech builds ultralow-loss integrated photonic circuits
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) EPFL scientists have developed ultralow-loss silicon nitride integrated circuits that are central for many photonic devices, such as chip-scale frequency combs, narrow-linewidth lasers, coherent LiDAR, and neuromorphic computing.
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New nanoscale device for spin technology
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Aalto University) Spin waves could unlock the next generation of computer technology, a new component allows physicists to control them.
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New CRISPR technology offers unrivaled control of epigenetic inheritance
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(University of California - San Francisco) Scientists have figured out how to modify CRISPR's basic architecture to extend its reach beyond the genome and into what's known as the epigenome -- proteins and small molecules that latch onto DNA and control when and where genes are switched on or off.
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Highly dense urban areas are not more vulnerable to COVID-19, researchers say
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Hiroshima University) A person who owns a car or who has a college education may be less vulnerable to COVID-19, according to an analysis of cases in Tehran, Iran, one of the early epicenters of the pandemic. While such variables do not inherently lower a person's risk, they do indicate an infrastructure of protection that persists despite how densely populated a person's district might be.
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Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Compuscript Ltd) Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalensesIn a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances; DOI https://doi.org/10.29026/oea.2021.200031, Researchers led by Professor Baohua Jia at Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia, Professor Cheng-Wei Qiu at National University of Singapore, Singapore and Professor Tian Lan at Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China considered the generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses.
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Combining news media and AI to rapidly identify flooded buildings
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Tohoku University) Artificial intelligence (AI) has sped up the process of detecting flooded buildings immediately after a large-scale flood, allowing emergency personnel to direct their efforts efficiently. Now, a research group from Tohoku University has created a machine learning (ML) model that uses news media photos to identify flooded buildings accurately within 24 hours of the disaster.
Match ID: 118 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
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CNIO researchers explain the toxicity of USP7 inhibitors, under development for cancer treatment
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO)) The researchers have discovered that USP7 inhibitors -under development by several pharmaceutical companies for the treatment of cancer- trigger a premature activation of cell cycle proteins, leading to uncontrolled cancer cell division and death.* The paper rejects the premise that the therapeutic efficacy of these inhibitors is due to their effects on activating the tumor suppressor protein P53, as currently accepted by the international scientific community. These results extend the potential use of USP7 inhibitors to a wider range of patients.
Match ID: 119 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

Are our oil and gas pipelines safe during an earthquake?
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University) Underground pipelines that transport oil and gas are very important engineering communications worldwide. Some of these underground communications are built and operated in earthquake-prone areas. The research shows that current methods used for calculating stress received by the underground pipelines during an earthquake are incorrect.
Match ID: 120 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

A new guide for communicating plant science
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Iowa State University) A new publication offers a comprehensive guide to help plant scientists communicate their work to the world. An Iowa State University scientist who contributed to the multi-institutional effort says it's critical that plant scientists emphasize outreach to make sure plant science is able to meet the demands of climate change and population growth.
Match ID: 121 Score: 17.14 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

Merck scraps two treatments for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, will focus on antiviral for non-hospitalized patients
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:48:22 GMT

Shares of Merck & Co. were up 0.1% in premarket trading on Thursday after the drug company said the oral antiviral COVID-19 treatment it is developing with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics did not help hospitalized patients in a mid-stage clinical trial. The companies now plan to test molnupiravir in non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients in a Phase 3 trial, with plans to file for emergency authorization in the second half of the year. They are also planning to see if the experimental therapy works for post-exposure prophylaxis. In a separate news release, Merck said it is discontinuing MK-7110 as a treatment for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, saying that the Food and Drug Administration's request for additional clinical information would push the launch into 2022. "Merck is now focusing its efforts on advancing molnupiravir, which, as an oral medicine for outpatient use, represents a promising potential new approach, and on accelerating production of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine," Dr. Roy Baynes, chief medical officer for Merck Research Laboratories, said in the release. Merck's stock has gained 6.6% since the start of the year, while the broader S&P 500 is up 9.8%.

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.


Match ID: 122 Score: 17.14 source: feeds.marketwatch.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

Pausing the J&J Vaccine Was Easy. Unpausing Will Be Hard
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 19:26:14 +0000
Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine was supposed to be the uncomplicated one. But even with new data, getting people to trust it again will be tricky.
Match ID: 123 Score: 17.14 source: www.wired.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

15 Graphs You Need to See to Understand AI in 2021
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:50:00 GMT
The 2021 AI Index provides insight into jobs, publications, diversity, and more
Match ID: 124 Score: 17.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

Why the FCC Keeps Shooting Down Requests From Companies That Want To Shoot Down Drones
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 13:14:00 GMT
Regulators have denied testing permits to at least four electronic warfare systems in the last six months
Match ID: 125 Score: 17.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

There Shouldn’t Be Vaccine Patents in a Health Crisis. Most Americans Agree: Waive Them.
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:00:56 +0000

A new poll found most Americans want Biden to break drug companies' monopolies and end Covid-19 vaccine apartheid.

The post There Shouldn’t Be Vaccine Patents in a Health Crisis. Most Americans Agree: Waive Them. appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 126 Score: 17.14 source: theintercept.com age: 3 days
qualifiers: 17.14 eu

The Inside Story of the First Picture of a Black Hole
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Here’s how the Event Horizon Telescope team pieced together the now-famous image of a black hole
Match ID: 127 Score: 15.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 444 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 4.29 spain, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Sunlight to solve the world's clean water crisis
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(University of South Australia) Researchers at The University of South Australia's Future Industries Institute have developed technology that could eliminate water stress for millions of people, including those living in many of the planet's most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.
Match ID: 128 Score: 14.29 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 4 days
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Medically savvy smartphone imaging systems
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics) What are the most effective ways to leverage and augment smartphone capabilities? Helpful guidelines are provided in a critical review of emerging smartphone-based imaging systems recently published in the Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO).
Match ID: 129 Score: 14.29 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 4 days
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AI pinpoints local pollution hotspots using satellite images
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Duke University) Researchers at Duke University have developed a method that uses machine learning, satellite imagery and weather data to autonomously find hotspots of heavy air pollution, city block by city block. The technique could be a boon for finding and mitigating sources of hazardous aerosols, studying the effects of air pollution on human health, and making better informed, socially just public policy decisions.
Match ID: 130 Score: 14.29 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 4 days
qualifiers: 14.29 eu

A new drought monitoring approach: Vector Projection Analysis (VPA)
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has proposed a satellite-aided drought monitoring method that can adequately represent the complex drought conditions into a single integrated drought index.
Match ID: 131 Score: 14.29 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 4 days
qualifiers: 14.29 eu

$50 million for WA to process signals from the dawn of time
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research) The Australian Federal Government will invest $64.4 million to establish a centre in Western Australia to process and analyse data from the SKA radio telescope. Each year, around 600 petabytes of SKA data will be stored for astronomers and astrophysicists from all over the world to access and analyse. The funding to establish a facility in Perth is part of $295 million announced this week.
Match ID: 132 Score: 14.29 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 4 days
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Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 20:04:27 +0000

Mas o nome da big tech não aparece na indicação feita por subordinados de Paulo Guedes. Escolha cabe a Bolsonaro.

The post Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 133 Score: 14.29 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 14.29 eu

A Tribute to L. Dennis Shapiro, Who Helped Develop the Life Alert Personal Emergency-Response System
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:00:00 GMT
He was an avid philanthropist who donated to the IEEE Foundation and other programs
Match ID: 134 Score: 14.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 4 days
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Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:32:25 +0000

Putting conditions on U.S. aid to Israel has become a controversial topic — but it was the norm in Washington just a few decades ago.

The post Rep. Betty McCollum Leads Effort to Block Israel From Using U.S. Aid to Destroy Palestinian Homes appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 135 Score: 14.29 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
qualifiers: 14.29 eu

China's Most Popular EV is No Longer a Tesla
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:28:00 GMT
A new EV made by General Motors and Chinese manufacturers underlines the virtues of Lilliputian size
Match ID: 136 Score: 14.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 4 days
qualifiers: 14.29 eu

Morpheus Turns a CPU Into a Rubik’s Cube to Defeat Hackers
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:00:00 GMT
University of Michigan’s Todd Austin explains how his team’s processor defeated every attack in DARPA's hardware hacking challenge
Match ID: 137 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 5 days
qualifiers: 11.43 eu

Ansys 5G Mobile/UE Solutions
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Ansys Whitepaper 5G Mobile/UE Solutions
Match ID: 138 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 5 days
qualifiers: 11.43 eu

A Theory of (Almost) Everything
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:30:00 GMT
A new book analyzes the seven grand transitions that have formed the modern world
Match ID: 139 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

International training
Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:46:00 +0200
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ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has started training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA. Set to launch for her second mission in spring 2022, Samantha is already getting reacquainted with International Space Station systems in a series of refresher courses.

Samantha was last on the International Space Station in 2014 for her Futura mission. She spent 200 days in space, conducting European and international scientific experiments and Space Station operations.

In the coming months, her schedule will intensify as she trains for the specific experiments and tasks she will perform in space during her second mission.

As a collaborative, international effort between the United States, Europe, Canada, Russia and Japan, Space Station training takes place across the globe. Samantha will be training between Johnson Space Center in the USA, the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City, Russia and the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany.

Samantha and her fellow Class of 2009 astronauts will soon welcome new colleagues. For the first time in over a decade, the European Space Agency is seeking new astronauts and applications are open from 31 March to 28 May 2021. A six-stage selection process will start thereafter. This is expected to be completed in October 2022.

Ready to make #YourWayToSpace? Check out the dedicated website with all the information relating to ESA’s 2021–22 astronaut selection. 

Most importantly, get ready to apply. Perhaps you will find yourself where Samantha is today.


Match ID: 140 Score: 11.43 source: www.esa.int age: 19 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Engine of Atlantis
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 16:11:00 +0100
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The second European Service Module that will power the Orion spacecraft on a crewed flyby of the Moon is fitted with a special engine at Airbus facilities in Germany.

This engine belonged to Space Shuttle Atlantis, and is one of five refurbished engines to be paired with the first five European Service Modules. Technicians carefully install the engine in Airbus’ cleanroom.

ESM is the powerhouse of NASA’s Orion spacecraft. It will provide critical functions such as the propulsion system to get astronauts to the Moon, and the consumables astronauts need to stay alive.

ESM-2 will fuel the crewed Orion spacecraft during a flyby of the Moon for Artemis 2 and is currently undergoing integration and other testing in Europe before it is delivered to NASA this summer.

Meanwhile in the United States, the first European Service Module is making its way to the launch pad as part of the Orion spacecraft for the Artemis 1 mission test flight later this year. Next stop is fuelling, due to take place next week.

ESM is ESA’s contribution to NASA’s Artemis programme and includes involvement from 10 European nations.

ESA recently signed a contract with Airbus for the construction of three more European Service Modules (ESM) for Orion. These modules will be used for the Artemis IV to VI missions. The first two Modules in the contract are part of Europe’s contribution to the international lunar Gateway – a new space station around the Moon. 


Match ID: 141 Score: 11.43 source: www.esa.int age: 24 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

A Glass Nightmare: Cleaning Up the Cold War’s Nuclear Legacy at Hanford
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Scientists have spent three decades cleaning up the Hanford Site’s 177 giant tanks of radioactive sludge. And they’re just getting started
Match ID: 142 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 355 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Building an Orbiting Internet Just for Satellites
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Kepler Communications’ CubeSat routers will keep other satellites in constant contact with the ground
Match ID: 143 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 451 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

European Space Agency Targets Orbital Debris, Solar Storms
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:57:00 GMT
The ClearSpace-1 and Lagrange missions will try to make life safer both in orbit and here on Earth
Match ID: 144 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 452 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

Robotic Exoskeletons Could One Day Walk By Themselves
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:00:00 GMT
AI and wearable cameras could help exoskeletons act a bit like autonomous vehicles
Match ID: 145 Score: 8.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 6 days
qualifiers: 8.57 eu

Be part of something big
Wed, 31 Mar 2021 06:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:01:46

On 31 March 2021, the European Space Agency is opening the application process for its first astronaut selection in over a decade.

If you meet the minimum requirements and want to join Europe’s journey into space, this is your chance to apply.

Website esa.int/YourWayToSpace provides everything you need to know to prepare your application. All applications must be submitted to ESA’s careers website by 28 May 2021.


Match ID: 146 Score: 7.86 source: www.esa.int age: 19 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

The Mars Sample Return Mission Will Be a First for Humankind
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:00:00 GMT
The biggest challenge for a multi-mission robotic lift-off from an alien planet: It must work right the first time
Match ID: 147 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 24 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Space vs. materials – orbital testing outside Space Station
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0100
Pitted, cracked surface from MEDET

Space leaves its mark on materials: exposure to such a harsh environment can darken, crack or crater their surfaces – or even erode them away entirely. The nothingness of hard vacuum can also provoke ‘outgassing’ vapours from materials that might degrade delicate mission systems. Accordingly ESA and the French space agency CNES are giving European researchers the chance to pit the latest aerospace materials directly against space.


Match ID: 148 Score: 7.86 source: www.esa.int age: 24 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Today's Cyberattacks Foreshadow Wars to Come
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMT
SolarWinds, the Florida water treatment hack, even Texas's grid outage: These are what threats to a nation's cybersecurity look like
Match ID: 149 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 25 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Pressure to procreate: inside Hungary’s baby drive – video
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:22:38 GMT

Hungary has one of the lowest birthrates in Europe, and the prime minister, Viktor Orbán, is spending significant money trying to convince young people to have babies. Leah Green and Ekaterina Ochagavia visit Budapest, where they meet three women of similar age and with very different outlooks on the country’s parenting drive

Continue reading...
Match ID: 150 Score: 7.86 source: www.theguardian.com age: 54 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Breakthrough Listen Is Searching a Million Stars for One Sign of Intelligent Life
Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
The world’s largest SETI effort is scanning the skies with AI
Match ID: 151 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 80 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

FAA Files Reveal a Surprising Threat to Airline Safety: the U.S. Military's GPS Tests
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
Military tests that jam and spoof GPS signals are an accident waiting to happen
Match ID: 152 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 87 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Special Report: Top Tech 2021
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
After months of blood, toil, tears, and sweat, we can all expect a much better year
Match ID: 153 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 100 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

10 Exciting Engineering Milestones to Look for in 2021
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:00:00 GMT
Expect advances in Mars missions, wearable brain scanners, and quantum communications
Match ID: 154 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 101 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Forward to the Moon
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 16:00:00 +0100
Video: 00:02:04

The European Space Agency and NASA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to take Europe to the Moon.

This historic agreement will see ESA Member States contribute a number of essential elements to the first human outpost in lunar orbit, known as the Gateway.

It confirms ESA’s commitment to delivering at least two European Service Modules that provide electricity, water, oxygen and nitrogen to NASA’s Orion spacecraft – with more to come. ESA will fly astronauts to the Gateway as the result of the MoU.

ESA’s head of the Legal Services, Marco Ferrazzani, explains how these agreements will take us forward to the Moon.

Take a look at some frequently asked questions for more information.


Match ID: 155 Score: 7.86 source: www.esa.int age: 124 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Russia, China, the U.S.: Who Will Win the Hypersonic Arms Race?
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
When missiles fly beyond Mach 5, materials melt, airflow turns turbulent, and budgets enter the stratosphere
Match ID: 156 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 152 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Spotting Mystery Methane Leaks From Space
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:00:00 GMT
A fleet of microsatellites will identify emitters of the gas, which is responsible for a quarter of global warming
Match ID: 157 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 173 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:30:00 GMT
Should crewed exploration of Venus come before we try to go to Mars?
Match ID: 158 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 215 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Japan on Track to Introduce Flying Taxi Services in 2023
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
SkyDrive’s success in conducting a piloted eVTOL test indicates short-hop flights are close to commercial reality
Match ID: 159 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 226 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

ITER Celebrates Milestone, Still at Least a Decade Away From Fusing Atoms
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Machine assembly has commenced, but this gigantic nuclear fusion experiment costing tens of billions of dollars is nowhere near starting up
Match ID: 160 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 237 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

China Launches Beidou, Its Own Version of GPS
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:00:00 GMT
China places the final Beidou navigation system satellite into orbit
Match ID: 161 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 249 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

AI Seeks ET: Machine Learning Powers Hunt for Life in the Solar System
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:00:00 GMT
NASA team pioneers AI algorithm to help Mars rover and Titan drone drill for astrobiological evidence
Match ID: 162 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 282 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

No Propeller? No Problem. This Blimp Flies on Buoyancy Alone
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The Phoenix turns up-and-down motion into thrust
Match ID: 163 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 292 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Wiggly Wheels Could Help Keep Rovers From Dying on Mars
Wed, 13 May 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Unconventional gaits keep this rover from getting stuck in tough terrain
Match ID: 164 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 340 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

U.S. Transportation Officials Seek Alternative Tech for GPS
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Ten years after decommissioning the previous backup to the country’s global satellite fleet, government agencies are taking steps to create a new one
Match ID: 165 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 359 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Here’s Where and How We Think China Will Land on Mars
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:13:00 GMT
China’s 2020 HX-1 Mars mission will draw on previous lunar explorations and human spaceflights
Match ID: 166 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 389 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Can Astronauts Use GPS to Navigate on the Moon? NASA Scientists Say Yes
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 22:00:00 GMT
Scientists say lunar explorers could ‘see’ enough Earth-orbiting satellites to make an expensive new system unnecessary
Match ID: 167 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 397 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Spacety Has Big Plans for Small Satellites
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Spacety was one of China’s first private space companies and has so far been involved in 10 space launches
Match ID: 168 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 424 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

4 Missions Will Search the Martian Atmosphere and Soil for Signs of Life
Sat, 04 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
ExoMars 2020, Mars 2020, HX-1, and Hope will look for biology’s signature
Match ID: 169 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 470 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

U.S. Commercial Drone Deliveries Will Finally Be a Thing in 2020
Wed, 01 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Practical commercial deliveries will take off, albeit with intense regulatory scrutiny
Match ID: 170 Score: 7.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 473 days
qualifiers: 5.00 europe, 2.86 eu

Don't Believe the Hype About Hypersonic Missiles
Fri, 05 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Hypersonic tech represents merely evolutionary change that isn't worth the price
Match ID: 171 Score: 6.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 72 days
qualifiers: 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off
Wed, 19 Aug 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safety
Match ID: 172 Score: 6.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 242 days
qualifiers: 3.57 germany, 2.86 eu

The Networks That Aim to Track GPS Interference Around the World
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Troubleshooting the world’s navigation systems could streamline transport and save lives
Match ID: 173 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 46 days
qualifiers: 4.29 spain

Sergey Brin's Revolutionary $19 Airship
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:27:00 GMT
Brin’s humanitarian airship company LTA is trying to reinvent airships for the 21st century
Match ID: 174 Score: 3.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 263 days
qualifiers: 3.57 germany

Solar-to-Hydrogen Tech Sees "Remarkable" Efficiency Jump
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:23:00 GMT
Researchers in Japan reported a 100-fold improvement in their solar energy conversion method
Match ID: 175 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 9 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

His Blue LEDs Changed How We Light Our World
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 19:22:00 GMT
Nearly 30 years ago, Isamu Akasaki dazzled journalists with a bright pen light
Match ID: 176 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

DARPA Prepares for the Subterranean Challenge Final
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:44:00 GMT
Three years of underground robotics competitions culminate in a final event in September with $5 million in prize money
Match ID: 177 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Diamond-Based Quantum Accelerator Puts Qubits in a Server Rack
Mon, 05 Apr 2021 14:06:00 GMT
Its makers envision this device growing to 50+ qubits and fitting aboard satellites, autonomous vehicles
Match ID: 178 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 13 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Here's What You Need to Know About China's Mars Rover
Mon, 29 Mar 2021 11:00:00 GMT
Tianwen-1 is expected to attempt a difficult Martian landing in May; if it survives, expect to hear much more
Match ID: 179 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 20 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Raspberry Pi-powered cybersecurity for future missions, tested on Space Station
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:11:00 +0100
Space Station

One of the cheapest experiments ever flown in orbit has finished operating after 22 months on the International Space Station. Running on a Raspberry Pi Zero costing just a few Euros, ESA’s CryptIC payload was exploring cryptography techniques running on off-the-shelf hardware, to ensure cybersecurity for future low-cost space missions.


Match ID: 180 Score: 2.86 source: www.esa.int age: 23 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Students' Lunar Pad Could Help NASA Return to the Moon
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:30:00 GMT
A student team's lunar landing pad could help NASA astronauts avoid Apollo's risky moon landings
Match ID: 181 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 40 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

NASA Takes Steps to Reduce Aviation Emissions, Invigorate US Economy
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:58 EST
NASA is seeking proposals for ground and flight demonstrations of integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems for subsonic aircraft.
Match ID: 182 Score: 2.86 source: www.nasa.gov age: 54 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

3D-Printed Thruster Boosts Range of CubeSat Applications
Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:16:00 GMT
Inexpensive and accessible electrical propulsion could be a boon for satellite-based Internet and Earth observing networks
Match ID: 183 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 66 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Planetary Sleuthing Finds Triple-Star World
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 13:40 EST
Years after its detection, astronomers have confirmed a planet called KOI-5Ab orbiting in a triple-star system with a skewed configuration.
Match ID: 184 Score: 2.86 source: www.nasa.gov age: 97 days
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SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics Compete to Build the Next Moon Lander
Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
If all goes well, in February NASA will pick which design to develop
Match ID: 185 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 102 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Nuclear-Powered Rockets Get a Second Look for Travel to Mars
Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:00:00 GMT
NASA is investing in the technology for future space exploration missions
Match ID: 186 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 116 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

Japan Prepares to Welcome Home Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa2
Sun, 06 Dec 2020 21:02:00 GMT
Return of the space probe launched six years ago could help answer the question of how life began on Earth
Match ID: 187 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 133 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

When a Giant Mylar Balloon Was the Coolest Thing in Space
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT
The Echo 1 satellite delivered mail, probed the ionosphere, and captured traces of the big bang
Match ID: 188 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 157 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

The Long Arm of NASA: The OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Gets Ready To Grab An Asteroid Sample
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:09:00 GMT
Careful maneuvering will be required to recover material from the dawn of the solar system
Match ID: 189 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 186 days
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China to Launch Space Mining Bot
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Chinese company sets out first steps towards extracting space resources
Match ID: 190 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 214 days
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Hanford Has a Radioactive Capsule Problem
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Researchers still don’t have a way to neutralize the former nuclear-weapons complex’s 1,936 capsules of radioactive cesium and strontium
Match ID: 191 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 215 days
qualifiers: 2.86 eu

NASA’s Mars Rover Required a Special Touch for Its Robotic Arms
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 05:30:00 GMT
ATI Industrial Automation brings its Force/Torque Sensor from the factory floor to the harsh environment of Mars’ surface.
Match ID: 192 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 235 days
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Attention Rogue Drone Pilots: AI Can See You!
Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:00:00 GMT
Israeli machine learning system turns drone tracking data into a finger pointed right at a concealed pilot
Match ID: 193 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 269 days
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NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Carry a Tiny Helicopter
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The upcoming Perseverance mission will attempt the first powered flight on another planet
Match ID: 194 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 296 days
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SpaceX Returns U.S. Astronauts to Space
Sat, 30 May 2020 19:40:00 GMT
The new Dragon 2 spacecraft is reminiscent of the Gemini spacecraft, not the space shuttle
Match ID: 195 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 323 days
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What It’s Like to Sweat the Launch of a New Spaceship
Wed, 27 May 2020 14:19:00 GMT
A former mission controller remembers the last time the United States dared to put humans in a new type of spacecraft—and some hard-won lessons for today
Match ID: 196 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 326 days
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Sabrewing Cargo Drone Rises to Air Force Challenge
Fri, 01 May 2020 14:38:00 GMT
The Rhaegal cargo drone pivots to new possible military missions under a U.S. Air Force contract
Match ID: 197 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 352 days
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NASA Funds Project for Spacecraft That Make Their Own Landing Pads
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 16:30:00 GMT
Landers that generate their own pads as they touch down would mean faster, cheaper, and safer planetary exploration
Match ID: 198 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 360 days
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The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Gets a Major Upgrade
Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:00:00 GMT
While the SETI@home project winds down, one of the world’s most versatile telescope arrays gears up to scan the skies for alien life
Match ID: 199 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 366 days
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Galactic Energy Prepares Ceres-1 Rocket for First Launch
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:00:00 GMT
The June launch is just the start of the company’s grand plans for future spaceflight
Match ID: 200 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 394 days
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Satellites and AI Monitor Chinese Economy’s Reaction to Coronavirus
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 21:00:00 GMT
Researchers at WeBank mine satellite, GPS, and social media data to conclude that the Chinese economy is well on the way to recovering from COVID-19
Match ID: 201 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 404 days
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Unmanned Solar Aircraft Aims to Compete Commercially With Satellites and Drones
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:30:00 GMT
BAE Systems’ new plane has the potential to fly without landing for a year, and can maintain its position over a specific point for monitoring purposes
Match ID: 202 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 418 days
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How Robotics Teams Prepared for DARPA's SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
With the Tunnel Circuit completed, teams are working harder than ever to prepare for the urban underground
Match ID: 203 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 424 days
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Boeing Sponsors $1 Million GoFly Prize for Best Personal Flying Machines
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Startups compete to build small, safe one-person flyers that can fit in a garage and take off from a driveway
Match ID: 204 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 429 days
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The Battery Design Smarts Behind Rolls Royce’s Ultrafast Electric Airplane
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:30:00 GMT
Emulating racing aircraft yielded the most energy-dense aviation battery pack yet
Match ID: 205 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 446 days
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No Job Is Too Small for Compact Geostationary Satellites
Sun, 05 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Astranis and GapSat will launch GEO smallsats in 2020 and 2021 to fill gaps in satellite coverage
Match ID: 206 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 469 days
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Boeing’s Autonomous Fighter Jet Will Fly Over the Australian Outback
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Robotic aircraft will accompany human-piloted planes, adding firepower and thwarting enemy attacks
Match ID: 207 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 472 days
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4 Products That Make Sense to Manufacture in Orbit
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Organs and fiber optic cables will justify the “made in space” label
Match ID: 208 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 509 days
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