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‘Americans are heaven for us’: the surge in US visitors throwing Greece a lifeline
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:00:38 GMT

Country confounds post-Covid predictions as transatlantic holidaymakers flood in ready to spend

A fresh wind blows down Adrianou. Seated in front of his rug store on the street that cuts through the heart of ancient Athens, Theo Iliadis takes in the scene. At 47, the owner of The Loom has seen “a lot of bad stuff” in recent years. The global pandemic couldn’t have come at a worse time for Greece, already gutted by prolonged economic crisis.

But barely a month after the tourist-dependent country opened its doors, the entrepreneur is in ebullient mood. There’s a glint in his eye and a lightness in the air of the carpet-stacked cavern behind him. “Americans are in town,” he smiles. “Business is good, The Loom is good and I’ve got drinks on ice.”

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Every year, I take a long walk with friends. it's one of life's greatest pleasures | Marcel Theroux
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 06:00:23 GMT

For 16 years, I have met up with five friends for an annual yomp in the English countryside – and we are enjoying that companionship more than ever

On the first weekend of May this year, I met up with five of my oldest male friends at Waterloo station, took a train to Milford in Surrey, walked 12 miles across Bagmoor Common and the Devil’s Punch Bowl, stopped for lunch at The Three Horseshoes in Thursley, caught the train back to London from Haslemere, drank too much beer under an awning on the South Bank and went home. At the end of the day, the step counter on my phone said 42,235.

For the past 16 years, we’ve been doing something similar roughly every year. When we inaugurated this accidental tradition, smartphones weren’t a thing, Tony Blair was still prime minister and my friends had much more hair. The first walk we did was a three-day ramble along the Coleridge Way in Somerset and north Devon. It was a fantastic route: 50 miles of moorland and rolling hills. But at the time, there was still a faint air of incredulity about what we were doing. Going walking seemed like an absurdly grown-up activity.

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In southwestern Wisconsin, the bucolic Driftless Area is an overlooked gem
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:00:00 EDT
Spared by glaciers during the last Ice Age, the Dritftless Area is a hint of Appalachia in the Midwest.
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Tell us about your ingenious holiday packing hacks
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:32:12 GMT

We would like to hear your advice on what to pack and how to maximise your wardrobe while travelling

For those of us lucky enough to be able to go on holiday this summer, there’s always one issue: what to pack? And more importantly, how to pack efficiently.

With this in mind, we want to hear about your best packing hacks. Perhaps you’ve discovered the secret to maximising your wardrobe? Or maybe you swear by soap and shampoo bars over liquid toiletries, to avoid leakage in your luggage? Whether it’s a must-have gadget, or a space-saving tip, tell us about it below.

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Games Are Reimagining the Road Trip for a Modern Era
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
Developers are using procedural generation, resource management, and dialog choices to create memorable and powerful journeys.
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Banishing the Ghosts of the Great Recession
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:03:49 +0000

President Joe Biden wants to prioritize full employment over battling inflation.

The post Banishing the Ghosts of the Great Recession appeared first on The Intercept.


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G7 leaders face make-or-break moment in climate crisis
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:00:11 GMT

Analysis: message in Cornwall is clear – leaders must act now or go down in history as the ones who threw away last-ditch chance

Global leaders arriving in Cornwall for the G7 summit have already found themselves in a changed world: masks and social distancing have replaced the usual hugs, handshakes and cheek-pecking, the entourages have slimmed down, and the usual media circus has been muted, with protesters having to content themselves with writing sand messages on the beach.

Boris Johnson has faced ridicule and accusations of hypocrisy for travelling to Carbis Bay by private jet. Some of the other leaders have been more concerned about the extent to which quarantine rules apply to them.

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The Beast: How Biden's getting around on his first overseas trip
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 21:03:47 GMT
Planes, helicopters and armoured cars - how President Biden will travel on his first official trip.
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Mars-bound Astronauts Might Raid This Zero-G Fridge
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:33:00 GMT
Engineers at Purdue University have built a prototype of a refrigerator that works in zero gravity
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‘A breathing space’: photo exhibition tells the story of a Cardiff park
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 11:40:13 GMT

Heath Park adjoins University hospital of Wales, Wales’ biggest hospital, and is used by NHS staff and locals from north Cardiff. Young photographers Tomos Kay and Tom Gower capture some of the park’s regulars. The park has over 10 football pitches, large wooded areas, ponds, a small golf course, tennis courts and a large model railway.

A Park for Our Time outdoor exhibition in Heath Park, Cardiff runs from Friday 11 June to Sunday 13 June

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Novel materials: Sound waves traveling backwards
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) ) Acoustic waves in gases, liquids, and solids usually travel at an almost constant speed of sound. Rotons are an exception: their speed of sound changes significantly with the wavelength, it is also possible that the waves travel backwards. Researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are studying the possibilities of using rotons in artificial materials. These metamaterials might be used in the future to manipulate or direct sound in ways that have never been possible before.
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We Don’t Need Supersonic Travel—in the “New Normal,” We Should Slow Down
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 23:00:00 +0000
If we’re going to take climate change seriously, it also needs to come with a new aesthetic.
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Do you have an example of UK car-led town planning you want to change?
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 13:28:39 GMT

Share your photos and stories of examples of car-led redevelopment where you live

We’d like to find out how your UK town or city was redesigned for road vehicles.

From the 1950s onwards many towns and cities across the UK adopted car led planning in line with rising car ownership. Today, many residents in urban areas hope to have more environmentally friendly spaces and cleaner air which is at odds with past car led redevelopment.

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The Pandemic Put an End to Rush Hour. What Happens Now?
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
Remote work generally reduces driving. But the travel behavior of telecommuters isn’t as straightforward as it might seem.
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NASA Awards Universities $1.4M for Space Station, Suborbital Research
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 15:04 EDT
NASA has awarded $1.4 million to nine universities and organizations across the country for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission, including studying radiation effects and growing food for long-duration space travel.
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This Autonomous Drone is the First to Make Nighttime Offshore Deliveries
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Startup F-drones delivers heavy payloads to cargo ships and oil rigs docked up to 100 kilometers away from shore
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Three Decades in the Making, China's Space Station Launches This Week
Wed, 28 Apr 2021 14:43:00 GMT
Tianhe's first module expected to be joined by other launches—establishing the full Chinese Space Station by end of 2022
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Mission Alpha liftoff
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:04:13

Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide. The Crew-2 spend around 24 hours travelling to the International Space Station. The rocket lifted off at 11:49 on 23 April 2021 from Launchpad 39A in Cape Canaveral at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

Thomas is the first ESA astronaut to fly in space in a vehicle other than the Russian Soyuz or the US Space Shuttle, and the first ESA astronaut to leave Earth from Florida, USA, in over a decade. This is his second flight, his first mission called Proxima saw Thomas fly to the Space Station on a Soyuz from Baikonur in Kazakhstan and his Expedition broke records for amount of hours spent on research at the time.

Thomas’ second mission to the International Space Station is called Alpha. This is after Alpha Centauri, the closest stellar system to Earth, following the French tradition to name space missions after stars or constellations.

Over 200 experiments are planned during Thomas’s time in space, with 40 European ones and 12 new experiments led by France’s space agency CNES.


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Ingenuity Helicopter Successfully Makes First Flight On Mars
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:55:00 GMT
It’s one small hover for a robot as the future of planetary exploration takes to the Martian sky
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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
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NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Should Leave Past Space Probes in the Dust
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:27:00 GMT
New mission uses AI to navigate Martian surface three times as quickly
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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
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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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Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 Test Aircraft Promises a New Era of Faster-Than-Sound Travel
Mon, 04 Jan 2021 20:00:00 GMT
The prototype of a planned, 65-seat airliner will fly in 2021
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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
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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
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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
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How JPL's Team CoSTAR Won the DARPA SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit Systems Track
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:22:00 GMT
Team CoSTAR’s journey from space robotics to a winning team of underground robots
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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
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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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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
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Flight of the GermFalcon: How a Potential Coronavirus-Killing Airplane Sterilizer Was Born
Mon, 09 Mar 2020 15:51:00 GMT
Dimer UVC’s ultraviolet germ zapper took some very hands-on design work
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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
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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
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DARPA Subterranean Challenge: Urban Circuit Preview
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
The second event in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge starts this week
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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
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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
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Political System Unites to Condemn Ilhan Omar for Telling the Truth
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:58:10 +0000

The frenzied attacks by Republicans and Democrats on the Minnesota representative are about maintaining absolute impunity for the U.S. and Israel.

The post Political System Unites to Condemn Ilhan Omar for Telling the Truth appeared first on The Intercept.


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Wish you were here? 13 photos that reveal what the G7 summit is really like
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:46:26 GMT

Jill Biden and Carrie Johnson play happy families, Justin Trudeau channels Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, giant Pikachus descend on a beach – and more

It’s that time again – the G7 summit. It was previously the G8 summit, until the Russians went full Russia and, rather than receiving coordinated international condemnation and effective sanctions, were kicked out of this faintly ridiculous rigmarole as “punishment”.

This year’s is being held in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. Very rarely are things achieved at these summits. The best thing about them is the opportunity to laugh at the photographs, which somehow are even more excruciating than the usual political photo ops.

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Banishing the Ghosts of the Great Recession
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:03:49 +0000

President Joe Biden wants to prioritize full employment over battling inflation.

The post Banishing the Ghosts of the Great Recession appeared first on The Intercept.


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Oil futures gain, lifting U.S. prices back above $70 a barrel
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 18:40:30 GMT

Oil futures gained on Thursday, lifting U.S. prices back above $70 a barrel to their highest finish since mid-October 2018. Prices traded higher as traders continued to digest data released Wednesday that showed a more than 5 million-barrel weekly decline in U.S. crude inventories, but also revealed a 7 million-barrel increase in gasoline stockpiles, along with a weekly decline in implied demand for the fuel. Oil prices briefly dropped toward the session low around the time news related to Iranian sanctions emerged on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Biden administration lifted sanctions on some former Iranian officials and energy companies. West Texas Intermediate oil for July delivery rose 33 cents, or 0.5%, to settle at $70.29 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange after trading as low as $68.68.

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.


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No joint news conference after Biden-Putin summit: White House
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 13:21:59 GMT
  • Biden will speak to press alone after Geneva meeting
  • Trump caused outcry by accepting Putin denials at Helsinki

Joe Biden will give a solo news conference after his meeting next week with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, the White House has said.

Putin and Biden will meet in Geneva on Wednesday. The White House has said Biden will bring up ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, Moscow’s aggression against Ukraine, the jailing of dissidents and other issues that have irritated the relationship.

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Russia's Putin: Biden will be less impulsive than Trump
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:34:11 GMT
The Russian president says he expects fewer "impulse-based movements" from his US counterpart.
Match ID: 5 Score: 45.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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Michael Brown, the new chair of the powerful lobbying group NVCA, shares his agenda
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 22:38:25 +0000
Michael Brown, a longtime general partner with Battery Ventures, was just elected to the role of chairman of the National Venture Capital Association three years after joining its board of directors. Earlier this week, we caught up with Brown to ask about his new, year-long role with the 48-year-old trade group — and what issues […]
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Vulnerabilities in Weapons Systems
2021-06-08T10:32:33Z

“If you think any of these systems are going to work as expected in wartime, you’re fooling yourself.”

That was Bruce’s response at a conference hosted by US Transportation Command in 2017, after learning that their computerized logistical systems were mostly unclassified and on the Internet. That may be necessary to keep in touch with civilian companies like FedEx in peacetime or when fighting terrorists or insurgents. But in a new era facing off with China or Russia, it is dangerously complacent.

Any twenty-first century war will include cyber operations. Weapons and support systems will be successfully attacked. ...


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Zahid Quaraishi confirmed as first America’s Muslim federal judge
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:53:02 GMT
  • Appointment draws mixed emotions from Muslim community
  • Quarashi worked for Ice and served with US army in Iraq

The United States has appointed its first Muslim American federal judge in Zahid Quraishi, a historic confirmation that is eliciting mixed emotions from the Muslim community.

Related: Trump’s revenge: tilting of supreme court to the right poised to bear fruit

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Trump’s shadow still looms over cloudy skies at G-7 summit
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:34:00 EDT
Biden has been greeted with equal parts optimism and skepticism as the specter of Trump transforms from an active storm to a threatening cloud for many U.S. allies.
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Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia with NYJO: Bulletproof review – fresh takes on old favourites
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:00:34 GMT

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The musician breathes new life into familiar material in a captivating collaboration

Barbara Thompson, saxophonist, flautist, composer and one of Europe’s finest and certainly most popular jazz musicians, led her band, Paraphernalia, between 1978 and 2015. Now aged 76, she has been forced to stop performing by Parkinson’s disease. For this captivating album she assembled three former members of Paraphernalia, plus most of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (Nyjo), to play 10 of her favourite compositions, freshly arranged. The young musicians take to them all with what sounds like easy familiarity – including the title number, which is 10 minutes of unrelenting pressure. It’s fascinating to hear improvised solos from two of the veterans, Peter Lemer on keyboards and Billy Thompson (no relation) on violin, beside Nyjo’s Tom Ridout on tenor saxophone and Luke Vice-Coles on trumpet. All four come up with surprising ideas that light up the whole piece, and there’s certainly no sign of the difference in age. The music here is typically wide-ranging, from the catchy Sax Rap to Ode to Sappho, based on a fragment of ancient Greek music, but it’s all unmistakably Thompson, and true originality such as hers doesn’t date.

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This Week in Apps: WWDC 21 highlights, Instagram Creator Week recap, Android 12 beta 2 arrives
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:45:58 +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 continues to grow, 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 devices […]
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Bolsonaro Ramps Up Crackdown on Dissent With Tough Brazil Election Looming
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:44:05 +0000

From a dictatorship-era law to his campaign against the press, Brazil’s far-right president is ready to use his whole arsenal.

The post Bolsonaro Ramps Up Crackdown on Dissent With Tough Brazil Election Looming appeared first on The Intercept.


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As Biden tries to rally allies, he faces questions abroad about the state of U.S. democracy
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:37:00 EDT
A new survey highlights the positive reaction abroad to Biden’s presidency after Trump, but resolving doubts about America’s internal divisions remains his challenge.
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The rapid hard-tech emergence
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:30:49 +0000
The tools and technology to move forward, from machine learning to sensors to nano materials, are more powerful and affordable than ever, allowing for higher ambition and far faster time to market.
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Seizure of Democrats' Apple data by Trump officials to be investigated
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:47:26 GMT
Two House members had their phone records released, reportedly at the request of Trump officials.
Match ID: 15 Score: 25.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
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Putin laughs off ‘killer’ comments ahead of summit with Biden
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 03:11:28 EDT
Putin described Biden as a “career man” who has “spent virtually his entire adulthood in politics,” making him a very different type of politician than former president Donald Trump.
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YouTube suspends Ron Johnson for a week after GOP senator touts questionable drugs to fight covid-19
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:43:00 EDT
Trump had promoted hydroxychloroquine and said he had taken the drug himself. Sen. Ron Johnson (Wis.) shared a clip in which he spoke of the supposed benefits of the drug.
Match ID: 17 Score: 25.00 source: www.washingtonpost.com age: 1 day
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New questions about a key GOP impeachment witness for Trump
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:24:46 EDT
Revisiting a key witness Republicans cited for Trump's supposed exoneration.
Match ID: 18 Score: 25.00 source: www.washingtonpost.com age: 1 day
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G-7 leaders try to signal that page has turned on Trump era
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:37:01 EDT
Rich democracies meeting in Britain sought to send a message Friday that they were back in business after a surge in vaccinations and the exit of a disruptive American president.
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Trump’s ever-present — and still growing — exploitation of the Justice Department
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:12:57 EDT
An onslaught of new details suggest we're still really only scratching the surface.
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How the Republican Party became the party of Trump
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:48:16 EDT
The Post examines how former president Donald Trump took control of the Republican Party and what it means for the party moving forward in this video series.
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Pentágono maquia números de civis mortos por militares dos EUA, segundo especialistas
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:12:35 +0000

Relatório anual subestima de forma expressiva o número de civis mortos pelas Forças Armadas dos EUA. Indenizações às famílias não são pagas, mesmo em casos de óbitos confirmados.

The post Pentágono maquia números de civis mortos por militares dos EUA, segundo especialistas appeared first on The Intercept.


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Biden administration keeps long-sought Trump hotel documents under wraps
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 05:30:00 EDT
The Trump administration blocked Democrats’ efforts to unearth documents related to his federally leased D.C. hotel. Not much has changed under Biden.
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The Biden Administration Is Routinely Sending Mexican Children Back to Danger, Report Finds
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:01:24 +0000

While the administration vowed to end Trump’s practice of expelling unaccompanied minors, the practice persists for children from Mexico.

The post The Biden Administration Is Routinely Sending Mexican Children Back to Danger, Report Finds appeared first on The Intercept.


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For Biden, Trump Is an Easy Act to Follow in Europe
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:28:33 +0000
But no amount of rallying the allies is going to make it easy to meet with Vladimir Putin.
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Trump Explodes After Biden Asks Him to Dog-Sit During G-7
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:44:49 +0000
The President said he had “no idea” why Trump had reacted so negatively to the idea of dog-sitting Major, whose obedience training “has been going really well.”
Match ID: 26 Score: 25.00 source: www.newyorker.com age: 2 days
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Belgium 3-0 Russia: Romelu Lukaku pays tribute to Inter Milan team-mate Christian Eriksen
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 22:25:46 GMT
Romelu Lukaku pays tribute to Inter Milan team-mate Christian Eriksen, who suffered a collapse, after scoring against Russia to help Belgium start Euro 2020 with a win.
Match ID: 27 Score: 20.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 0 days
qualifiers: 20.00 russia

Lukaku scores twice and sends message to Eriksen in Belgium’s win over Russia
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 20:53:56 GMT

To the extent that a night this fraught with worry could provide a moment of poetry, Romelu Lukaku found exactly what was required. Nothing could be more confronting to a footballer than seeing one of their own fight for his life on the pitch and, for a handful of Belgium’s players, the horror of events in Copenhagen held an even more personal dimension. Christian Eriksen has played with several of them at club level and, if any evidence were required of just how traumatic the build-up to this game had become, it was offered within 10 minutes of the start.

Lukaku and Eriksen have just won Serie A together with Internazionale and achievements of that stature create bonds for life. In Belgium’s first real attack against a shoddy Russia he was given a clear sight of goal by Andrei Semenov’s comical error and the finish was almost an afterthought. He sprinted straight to the touchline camera after finding the far corner of the net, only one person on his mind, and the emotions spilled out. “Chris, Chris, I love you,” Lukaku shouted while cupping the lens, a simple sentiment but one loaded with barely articulable meaning.

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Match ID: 28 Score: 20.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
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In waging culture wars, Boris Johnson can count on a cabinet of mercenaries | Nick Cohen
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:30:00 GMT

No dispute is too trivial for ministers to ignore, an obsession that will harm them

When Napoleon marched on Moscow in 1812, the Russian general Mikhail Kutuzov ordered his forces to sit back. They abandoned their capital and conserved their energies until Napoleon, his supply lines fatally extended, had to retreat and see winter, disease and guerrilla attacks destroy his army and his reputation for invincibility.

The Tories might have sat back and let a vicious left destroy itself. Instead, they have gone on the offensive. No dispute is too trivial to ignore now. No scab too small to pick. Like all swaggering hard cases, they look for fights and if a real conflict isn’t on offer they will pick one with any passerby.

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Match ID: 29 Score: 20.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 20.00 russia

Man held in Italy over UK Vietnamese migrant deaths
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 09:46:56 GMT

Stefan Damian Dragos, 28-year-old Romanian citizen, is accused of providing truck in people-smuggling case

Italian police have arrested a man wanted by the UK in connection with a people-smuggling plot that led to the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants in the back of a lorry.

Stefan Damian Dragos, a 28-year-old Romanian citizen, is accused of having provided the truck that transported the migrants to England, according to a police statement.

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Match ID: 30 Score: 20.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 20.00 italy

Ransomware’s suspected Russian roots point to a long detente between the Kremlin and hackers
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 05:00:00 EDT
One apparent cybercrime rule still applies: Don’t target Russia or its friends.
Match ID: 31 Score: 20.00 source: www.washingtonpost.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 20.00 russia

Moscow orders new restrictions as COVID-19 infections soar
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:49:55 EDT
Moscow’s mayor has ordered a week off for some workplaces and imposed restrictions on many businesses to fight coronavirus infections that have more than doubled in the past week
Match ID: 32 Score: 20.00 source: www.washingtonpost.com age: 0 days
qualifiers: 20.00 russia

Video Friday: Drone Refueling
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:11:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Match ID: 33 Score: 20.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 1 day
qualifiers: 20.00 italy

Three Chips in One: The History of the BCD Integrated Circuit
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
STMicroelectronics’ super-integrated silicon-gate process—used to combine bipolar, CMOS, and DMOS technologies—is now an IEEE Milestone
Match ID: 34 Score: 20.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 1 day
qualifiers: 20.00 italy

Magnachip stock surges after receiving an unsolicited, higher buyout bid
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 12:15:29 GMT

Shares of Magnachip Semiconductor Corp. shot up 15.8% in premarket trading Friday, after the South Korea-based chipmaker confirmed that it received an unsolicited buyout bid representing a premium of more than 50%. The company said Cornucopia Investment Partners, on behalf of itself and a group of investors, has offered to buy all of Magnachip's outstanding shares for $35 in cash, which is 51.8% above Thursday's closing price of $23.05 and would value the company at about $1.66 billion. That would top the terms of the buyout agreement with South Dearborn Ltd. announced in March, in which Magnachip agreed to be acquired for $29.00 a share in cash. Magnachip said it will "carefully review and consider" Cornucopia's bid. The stock has run up 70.5% year to date through Thursday, while the PHLX Semiconductor Index has climbed 14.3% and the S&P 500 has gained 12.9%.

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Match ID: 35 Score: 20.00 source: feeds.marketwatch.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 20.00 korea

Maradona Jr pleads for DNA donors in search for Argentina’s stolen babies
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:13 GMT

The son of the footballing legend is carrying on his father’s quest to trace the children taken from parents murdered by the junta

Diego Armando Maradona Jr, son of the late Argentine football legend, is urging Italians to submit DNA to help the Argentinian government trace hundreds of children who were stolen and their parents murdered by the military junta that controlled the country four decades ago.

Maradona Jr is doing radio interviews in Italy and using his 400,000-strong social media following to broaden the search, which has already seen DNA testing programmes rolled out in Madrid and Rome.

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Match ID: 36 Score: 20.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 20.00 italy

Cori Bush Demands FBI Data on Her Protest Activity
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:45:29 +0000

At a House hearing on Thursday, Bush confronted FBI Director Christopher Wray over the bureau’s ongoing surveillance of protesters for racial justice.

The post Cori Bush Demands FBI Data on Her Protest Activity appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 37 Score: 20.00 source: theintercept.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 20.00 russia

This June, We’re Asking Readers to Become Members. Here’s Why.
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 22:07:59 +0000

We have a big goal this month — because now is not the time to go to sleep and assume that the “adults” are back in power.

The post This June, We’re Asking Readers to Become Members. Here’s Why. appeared first on The Intercept.


Match ID: 38 Score: 17.86 source: theintercept.com age: 4 days
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Canada will not approve new thermal coal mining projects, cites environmental damage
2021-06-12T11:44:42+00:00
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Match ID: 39 Score: 15.00 source: www.reddit.com age: 0 days
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Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden share a moment after G7 leaders' photo – video
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:24:47 GMT

Emmanuel Macron made a beeline for Joe Biden after the G7 summit photo call in Cornwall. Biden, on whom Boris Johnson expended considerable energy attempting to politically woo ahead of the summit, warmly embraced the French president. Johnson was left lingering with Angela Merkel as he waited for the pair to catch up.

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Match ID: 40 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 15.00 energy

Natural-gas futures settle at highest since October; U.S. oil prices post a rally for the week
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:55:46 GMT

Natural-gas futures rallied on Friday, buoyed by warmer weather forecasts that are likely to boost demand for the commodity from power generators. "Demand is variable, with low load demand expected to persist through the weekend amid milder conditions, but then reverse higher next week with the return of hotter conditions," said Marshall Steeves, energy markets analyst at IHS Markit. July natural gas rose 15 cents, or 4.7%, to settle at nearly $3.30 per million British thermal units. That was the highest front-month contract settlement since Oct. 30 of last year. Prices rose about 6.4% for the week, FactSet data show. U.S. oil futures, meanwhile, posted gains for the session, ending the week roughly 7% higher after the IEA forecast a return to pre-COVID global oil demand levels by the end of next year. July West Texas Intermediate crude rose 62 cents, or 0.9%, to settle at $70.91 a barrel, the highest finish since October 2018. For the week, prices gained nearly 1.9%.

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Match ID: 41 Score: 15.00 source: feeds.marketwatch.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 15.00 energy

British veterans set a new hypermiling record of 9.14 miles per kWh
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:06:45 +0000
A Renault Zoe with a 52 kWh battery covered 475.4 miles in 24 hours.
Match ID: 42 Score: 15.00 source: arstechnica.com age: 1 day
qualifiers: 15.00 energy

António Guterres on the climate crisis: ‘We are coming to a point of no return’
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:01:07 GMT

UN secretary general says he’s concerned that the richest nations have pumped billions more into fossil fuels than clean energy since the pandemic

Wealthy countries risk an “unforgivable lost opportunity” by not emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic with newly green economies to address the climate crisis, the United Nations secretary general has warned.

Before meeting the leaders of the world’s major economic powers at the G7 summit in the UK, António Guterres said he was concerned that the richest nations have pumped billions of dollars more into fossil fuels than clean energy since the pandemic, despite their promises of a green recovery.

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Match ID: 43 Score: 15.00 source: www.theguardian.com age: 1 day
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Clean Energy Fuels stock pulls back after disclosing largest shareholder sold more shares
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 18:53:51 GMT

Shares of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. tumbled 17.8% in afternoon trading Thursday, after the provider of environmentally friendly fuel for the transportation industry disclosed that its largest shareholder reduced its stake by another 1.25 million shares, after selling about 4.06 million shares over the previous five weeks. The stock's trading volume swelled to 51.2 million shares, compared with the full-day average of about 13.9 million shares. The disclosure of share sales comes after the stock shot up 31.5% on Wednesday to bring the month-to-date gain to 64.4%. In a 13D/A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Wednesday, TotalEnergy SE said it beneficially owned 53.44 million Clean Energy shares, or 26.7% of the shares outstanding, after selling a total of 1,249,813 shares at a weighted average price of $10.1139 to raise $12.64 million over the previous two days. On Monday, after adjusting for a clerical error disclosed by TotalEnergy SE, TotalEnergy said it beneficially owned 54.69 million shares, or 27.4% of the shares outstanding, after selling 4,061,291 shares at a weighted average price of $8.5852, from April 28 to June 4, to raise $34.87 million. The stock has hiked up 36.1% year to date, while the S&P 500 has gained 12.9%. (This updates an earlier report in which TotalEnergy disclosed a "clerical error" in the number of shares it said it owned in the June 7 filing.)

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Match ID: 44 Score: 15.00 source: feeds.marketwatch.com age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 energy

'Quick fixes' to the climate crisis risk harming nature
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:46:28 GMT
"Climate fails" include misguided tree planting and large-scale bioenergy crops, say scientists.
Match ID: 45 Score: 15.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 energy

Printing flexible wearable electronics for smart device applications
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(American Institute of Physics) With the increase in demand for flexible wearable electronics, researchers have explored flexible energy storage devices, such as flexible supercapacitators, that are lightweight and safe and easily integrate with other devices. Printing electronics has proved to be an economical, simple, and scalable strategy for fabricating FSCs. In Applied Physics Reviews, researchers provide a review of printed FSCs in terms of ability to formulate functional inks, design printable electrodes, and integrate functions with other electronic devices.
Match ID: 46 Score: 15.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
qualifiers: 15.00 energy

More sustainable mortars and concrete with optimal thermal and mechanical efficiency
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(University of the Basque Country ) Researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the UPV/EHU are studying and optimising the mechanical and thermal properties of new mortars and concrete made using industrial by-products, such as lime mud from the paper industry, brass fibres and furnace slag, with the aim of reducing the consumption of energy and natural resources and fostering the circular economy.
Match ID: 47 Score: 15.00 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 2 days
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Pilotes
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:34:00 +0200
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ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA astronaut Megan MacArthur run sessions on the Pilote experiment proposed by France’s space agency CNES in the European Columbus module of the International Space Station.

Continuing French neuroscience experiments started on the Russian space station Mir, the Pilote experiment evaluates a new way of providing tactile and visual feedback to astronauts when operating robots. Using a virtual reality headset and a haptic joystick can recreate the feeling of pressure and touch when tele-operating a robotic arm.

The results from Pilote will improve the work space on the International Space Station and future spacecraft for lunar and martian missions, where astronauts in orbit could operate rovers on the surface.

Watch a time lapse of the session here.

Over 200 experiments are planned for Thomas and crew, with 40 European ones and 12 new experiments led by CNES.

Read an overall of Thomas’ first month in space for mission Alpha, which included work on Pilote and other science experiments, organising Dragon cargo spacecraft deliveries, Space Station maintenance, not to mention daily exercise.  


Match ID: 48 Score: 14.29 source: www.esa.int age: 4 days
qualifiers: 14.29 russia

It’s Time For Utilities to Learn to Love Hydrogen
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:00:00 GMT
Solar energy, wind energy, electrolysis, and fuel cells point to big opportunities in turbulent markets
Match ID: 49 Score: 14.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 5 days
qualifiers: 8.57 energy, 5.71 nuclear

Tell us: are you planning on joining protests at the G7 summit?
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 14:45:59 GMT

We’d like to hear from people who’re planning on demonstrating during this week’s G7 summit in Cornwall

Later this week, world leaders will be attending the G7 summit, at Carbis Bay, near St Ives in Cornwall, to discuss global issues including the Covid pandemic and climate change.

The coalition comprises seven countries; the UK, Japan, US, Italy, Germany, Canada and France.

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Match ID: 50 Score: 11.43 source: www.theguardian.com age: 5 days
qualifiers: 11.43 italy

Why Can't Computing at the Heart of Bitcoin Be More Useful?
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:47:00 GMT
The landmark cryptocurrency's energy use is out of hand, so researchers are investigating ways to make it more productive
Match ID: 51 Score: 10.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 4 days
qualifiers: 10.71 energy

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: 52 Score: 10.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 410 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump, 2.86 russia, 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

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: 53 Score: 9.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 292 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia, 2.86 korea, 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

Trump's Failed Blog Proves He Was Just Howling Into the Void
Sat, 05 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0000
Without the algorithmic boosts of Twitter and Facebook, there are few “active” internet users to be found.
Match ID: 54 Score: 7.14 source: www.wired.com age: 7 days
qualifiers: 7.14 trump

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: 55 Score: 6.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 80 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia, 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

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: 56 Score: 6.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 127 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia, 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

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: 57 Score: 6.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 207 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia, 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

‘We have to participate’: what Europe’s Gen Z want from their post-Covid lives – video
Sat, 05 Jun 2021 08:39:12 GMT

Covid-19 policies risk leaving psychological and socioeconomic scars on millions of young people across Europe, with far-reaching consequences for them and society, a wide-ranging Guardian project has revealed.

Taking a snapshot, the Guardian asked five members of Europe’s Generation Z how the worst global pandemic in a century has affected their lives, what they have learned and how they see their future after the pandemic

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Match ID: 58 Score: 5.71 source: www.theguardian.com age: 7 days
qualifiers: 5.71 italy

Until We Get Rid of Fossil Fuels, Can Data Make Them More Efficient?
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 16:00:00 GMT
A data-science startup is helping oil and gas companies—and wind farms too— reduce production losses and improve sustainability
Match ID: 59 Score: 5.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 9 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump, 2.14 energy

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: 60 Score: 5.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 359 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump, 2.14 energy

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: 61 Score: 5.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 156 days
qualifiers: 2.86 korea, 2.14 energy

How JPL's Team CoSTAR Won the DARPA SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit Systems Track
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:22:00 GMT
Team CoSTAR’s journey from space robotics to a winning team of underground robots
Match ID: 62 Score: 5.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 208 days
qualifiers: 2.86 korea, 2.14 energy

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: 63 Score: 5.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 507 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia, 2.14 energy

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: 64 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 337 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia, 1.43 nuclear

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: 65 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 479 days
qualifiers: 2.86 korea, 1.43 nuclear

Bargain hunters pounce as Trump condo prices hit decade lows
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 10:43:06 EST
It’s a stunning reversal for a brand that once lured the rich and famous willing to pay a premium to live in a building with Trump’s gilded name on it.
Match ID: 66 Score: 3.57 source: www.politico.com age: 8 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

Alaska: Biden to suspend Trump Arctic drilling leases
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 08:38:06 GMT
The president will suspend oil and gas leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Match ID: 67 Score: 3.57 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 10 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

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: 68 Score: 3.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 171 days
qualifiers: 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

Liquid Lasers Challenge Fiber Lasers as the Basis of Future High-Energy Weapons
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Boeing and General Atomics are teaming to scale a novel killer-laser technology to 250 kilowatts.
Match ID: 69 Score: 3.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 234 days
qualifiers: 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

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: 70 Score: 3.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 270 days
qualifiers: 2.14 energy, 1.43 nuclear

Outside the Box: The Trump administration wants to discourage your 401(k) from including ESG investment options
Tue, 08 Sep 2020 21:11:24 GMT
Two proposed rules imply that investment managers promote social goals over sound investment analysis — but that’s not what actually happens.

Match ID: 71 Score: 3.57 source: feeds.marketwatch.com age: 277 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

U.S. Eases Restrictions on Private Remote-Sensing Satellites
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:44:00 GMT
Commercial satellite-imaging companies are set to benefit from the upcoming changes to regulations
Match ID: 72 Score: 3.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 346 days
qualifiers: 3.57 trump

Valentina Petrillo: 'Better to be a slow happy woman than a fast unhappy man'
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 23:18:14 GMT
If Valentina Petrillo is selected for Italy's squad in Tokyo this year, she will be the first trans woman Paralympian.
Match ID: 73 Score: 2.86 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 9 days
qualifiers: 2.86 italy

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/02/2021
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:00:31 +0000
Russian Segment (RS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #48: Today, FE-4 Oleg Novitskiy (EV1) and FE-5 Petr Dubrov (EV2) egressed the Mini-Research Module (MRM)-2 airlock and completed the following tasks during today’s 7 hour and 19 minute EVA Demonstration of RSC ENERGIA emblem R&R of Flow Regulator Panel (SP RRZh) on FGB and airtight container jettisoning from …
Match ID: 74 Score: 2.86 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 10 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

The DarkSide Ransomware Gang
2021-06-02T14:09:56Z

The New York Times has a long story on the DarkSide ransomware gang.

A glimpse into DarkSide’s secret communications in the months leading up to the Colonial Pipeline attack reveals a criminal operation on the rise, pulling in millions of dollars in ransom payments each month.

DarkSide offers what is known as “ransomware as a service,” in which a malware developer charges a user fee to so-called affiliates like Woris, who may not have the technical skills to actually create ransomware but are still capable of breaking into a victim’s computer systems...


Match ID: 75 Score: 2.86 source: www.schneier.com age: 10 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

The SolarWinds Hackers Aren’t ‘Back.’ They Never Went Away
Fri, 28 May 2021 21:04:05 +0000
A new phishing campaign from Russian spies targeted USAID, among others. But it’s less an escalation than a regression to the mean.
Match ID: 76 Score: 2.86 source: www.wired.com age: 15 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

Three Decades in the Making, China's Space Station Launches This Week
Wed, 28 Apr 2021 14:43:00 GMT
Tianhe's first module expected to be joined by other launches—establishing the full Chinese Space Station by end of 2022
Match ID: 77 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 45 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

Mission Alpha launch timelapse
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 15:45:00 +0200
Video: 00:01:17

A timelapse from various angles of the launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 with Crew Dragon Endeavour leaving Earth from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

The rocket lifted off at 10:49 BST (11:49 CEST, 05:49 local time) on 23 April 2021 from Launchpad 39A in Cape Canaveral with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide.

On 24 April at 11:08 CEST the Crew-2 caught up with the International Space Station and docked with its Harmony module, marking the start of Thomas’ Alpha mission.

Thomas is the first ESA astronaut to fly in space in a vehicle other than the Russian Soyuz or the US Space Shuttle, and the first ESA astronaut to leave Earth from Florida, USA, in over a decade. This is his second flight, his first mission called Proxima saw Thomas fly to the Space Station on a Soyuz from Baikonur in Kazakhstan and his expedition broke records for amount of hours spent on research at the time.


Match ID: 78 Score: 2.86 source: www.esa.int age: 47 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

Mission Alpha liftoff
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:04:13

Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide. The Crew-2 spend around 24 hours travelling to the International Space Station. The rocket lifted off at 11:49 on 23 April 2021 from Launchpad 39A in Cape Canaveral at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

Thomas is the first ESA astronaut to fly in space in a vehicle other than the Russian Soyuz or the US Space Shuttle, and the first ESA astronaut to leave Earth from Florida, USA, in over a decade. This is his second flight, his first mission called Proxima saw Thomas fly to the Space Station on a Soyuz from Baikonur in Kazakhstan and his Expedition broke records for amount of hours spent on research at the time.

Thomas’ second mission to the International Space Station is called Alpha. This is after Alpha Centauri, the closest stellar system to Earth, following the French tradition to name space missions after stars or constellations.

Over 200 experiments are planned during Thomas’s time in space, with 40 European ones and 12 new experiments led by France’s space agency CNES.


Match ID: 79 Score: 2.86 source: www.esa.int age: 50 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

Interview with Frank De Winne on mission Alpha launch
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:02:29

ESA astronaut and ESA’s International Space Station programme manager Frank de Winne interviewed in Florida, USA, in the run-up to the launch of ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet on his Alpha mission.

Frank was the first European commander of the International Space Station and as ESA celebrates 20 years of Europeans visiting the orbital outpost it is fitting that Frank is in Florida to see Thomas off to space.

French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is returning to the International Space Station on his second spaceflight. Called ‘Alpha’ the mission will see a European astronaut launch on a US spacecraft for the first time in over a decade. Thomas is flying alongside NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide on the Crew Dragon.

Launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA, Thomas will be the first ESA astronaut to fly on a vehicle other than the US Space Shuttle or Russian Soyuz.

Latest updates on the mission can be found via @esaspaceflight on Twitter, with more details on the last steps before launch to be published on ESA’s exploration blog via thomaspesquet.esa.int.

Background information on the Alpha mission are available at www.esa.int/MissionAlpha with a brochure at www.esa.int/AlphaBrochure


Match ID: 80 Score: 2.86 source: www.esa.int age: 53 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 81 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 135 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 82 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 142 days
qualifiers: 2.86 russia

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: 83 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 304 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: 84 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 378 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: 85 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 381 days
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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: 86 Score: 2.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 452 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
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This Autonomous Drone is the First to Make Nighttime Offshore Deliveries
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Startup F-drones delivers heavy payloads to cargo ships and oil rigs docked up to 100 kilometers away from shore
Match ID: 88 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 8 days
qualifiers: 2.14 energy

Safety Advancements of Loadbreak Separable Connectors
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 20:30:00 GMT
Safety Advancements of Loadbreak Separable Connectors
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qualifiers: 2.14 energy

Major project aims to clear clean energy hurdle
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 09:58:37 GMT
A major project aims to overcome a barrier to electricity grids wholly supplied by renewable energy.
Match ID: 90 Score: 2.14 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 10 days
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MOXIE Might Be the Most Exciting Thing Perseverance Has Brought to Mars
Fri, 28 May 2021 18:42:00 GMT
It might not be able to fly or drill or shoot lasers, but MOXIE is how humans are going to get to Mars and back
Match ID: 91 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 15 days
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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: 92 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 58 days
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With Drones and Other Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Must Come First
Tue, 23 Mar 2021 19:00:00 GMT
Engineers developing drones or similar robotic helpers need to focus on mitigating the dangers
Match ID: 93 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 81 days
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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: 94 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 95 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
Match ID: 95 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 155 days
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Outside the Box: After underperforming the stock market for years, alternative energy is red hot
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 13:39:17 GMT
Is clean tech finally a viable investment?

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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: 97 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 269 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?
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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: 99 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 281 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: 100 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 297 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: 101 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 347 days
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Tiny Satellites Could Distribute Quantum Keys
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:30:00 GMT
CubeSat design packs entangled photon generator into small space
Match ID: 102 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 351 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: 103 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 393 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: 104 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 449 days
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Flight of the GermFalcon: How a Potential Coronavirus-Killing Airplane Sterilizer Was Born
Mon, 09 Mar 2020 15:51:00 GMT
Dimer UVC’s ultraviolet germ zapper took some very hands-on design work
Match ID: 105 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 460 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: 106 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 473 days
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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: 107 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 499 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: 108 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 501 days
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Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:42:35 GMT
Wisconsin Energy Corp., Oracle Corp., and General Electric Co. may all see active trading after deals, or talk of deals.

Match ID: 109 Score: 2.14 source: feeds.marketwatch.com age: 2546 days
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US Soldiers Exposed Nuclear Secrets on Digital Flash Ccards
Sat, 29 May 2021 13:00:00 +0000
Plus: A major hack in Japan, Citizen app run amok, and more of the week’s top security news.
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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
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NASA Awards Universities $1.4M for Space Station, Suborbital Research
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 15:04 EDT
NASA has awarded $1.4 million to nine universities and organizations across the country for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission, including studying radiation effects and growing food for long-duration space travel.
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Video Friday: Drone Refueling
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:11:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
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SLS: First view of Nasa's assembled 'megarocket'
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:44:35 GMT
Nasa has assembled the key elements of its powerful SLS rocket.
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NASA seeking proposals for two new private astronaut missions to ISS
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:10:01 +0000
NASA said Friday it was seeking proposals from commercial companies for two new private crewed missions to the International Space Station. The first mission would likely take place between fall of 2022 and mid-2023. The second one would follow sometime between mid-2023 and the end of 2023. Private astronaut missions are a relatively recent initiative […]
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NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 14:38 EDT
As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the Moon’s surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earth’s nearest neighbor.
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How Risky Is It to Send Jeff Bezos to the Edge of Space?
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:54:50 +0000
Today's commercial spacecraft have a safety advantage, thanks to simpler designs and suborbital missions. But with rockets, nothing is certain.
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Mars-bound Astronauts Might Raid This Zero-G Fridge
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:33:00 GMT
Engineers at Purdue University have built a prototype of a refrigerator that works in zero gravity
Match ID: 6 Score: 65.00 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 2 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/10/2021
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:00:50 +0000
Payloads: Bioculture system: The crew removed the Bioculture system from Dragon, installed it into EXPRESS rack 4, and successfully powered it up.  This facility will be used to support the Cell Science-04 investigation in mid-July.  The tardigrade (water bear) is the model organism for studying biological survival under the most extreme environmental stress conditions on …
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Machine learning model doubles accuracy of global landslide 'nowcasts'
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:00:00 EDT
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) What if we could identify at-risk areas anywhere in the world at any time? Enter NASA's Global Landslide Hazard Assessment (LHASA) model and mapping tool.
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Teams Engineer Complex Human Tissues, Win Top Prizes in NASA Challenge
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:35 EDT
Two teams of scientists from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, have won first and second place in NASA's Vascular Tissue Challenge.
Match ID: 9 Score: 55.71 source: www.nasa.gov age: 3 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/09/2021
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:00:18 +0000
Payloads: AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation.  Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well …
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Mighty Jupiter moon Ganymede pictured in close-up
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 08:02:49 GMT
Nasa's Juno probe makes the closest pass of the Solar System's largest moon in more than 20 years.
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NASA Administrator Statement on US Innovation and Competitiveness Act
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 19:01 EDT
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson released the following statement Tuesday after the Senate passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness Act.
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NASA Selects Postdoctoral Program Research Support Contractor
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 15:45 EDT
NASA has selected Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to provide the agency with administrative support and coordination of research opportunities between NASA’s mission directorates and centers across the agency.
Match ID: 13 Score: 46.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 4 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/08/2021
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:00:02 +0000
Payloads: FIR/LMM (Fluids Integrated Rack/Light Microscopy Module): Following the completion of several weeks of observations of the ACE-T-2 science module, the crew performed the steps necessary to remove ACE-T-2 and install the ACE-T-11 science module. Advanced Colloids Experiment-Temperature Control and Gradient Sample-11 (ACE-T-11) involves the design and assembly of complex three-dimensional (3D) structures from colloids, …
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Pilotes
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:34:00 +0200
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ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA astronaut Megan MacArthur run sessions on the Pilote experiment proposed by France’s space agency CNES in the European Columbus module of the International Space Station.

Continuing French neuroscience experiments started on the Russian space station Mir, the Pilote experiment evaluates a new way of providing tactile and visual feedback to astronauts when operating robots. Using a virtual reality headset and a haptic joystick can recreate the feeling of pressure and touch when tele-operating a robotic arm.

The results from Pilote will improve the work space on the International Space Station and future spacecraft for lunar and martian missions, where astronauts in orbit could operate rovers on the surface.

Watch a time lapse of the session here.

Over 200 experiments are planned for Thomas and crew, with 40 European ones and 12 new experiments led by CNES.

Read an overall of Thomas’ first month in space for mission Alpha, which included work on Pilote and other science experiments, organising Dragon cargo spacecraft deliveries, Space Station maintenance, not to mention daily exercise.  


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NASA Highlights Winners of Challenge to Engineer Human Tissue
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 13:22 EDT
NASA will announce the first- and second-place winners of the Vascular Tissue Challenge, a prize competition to grow and sustain functioning human tissue in a lab, Wednesday, June 9.
Match ID: 16 Score: 37.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 5 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/07/2021
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 16:00:30 +0000
SpaceX (SpX)-22 Docking:  Following last Thursday’s successful launch, Dragon was docked on Saturday at 4:20 AM CT at the Node 2 Zenith port. Prior to docking the crew gathered and set up necessary tools required for the crew to monitor vehicle approach. After the vehicle docked, the crew completed Dragon International Docking Adapter (IDA) Vestibule pressurization …
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NASA to Air Briefing, Spacewalks to Install New Station Solar Arrays
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 09:22 EDT
Expedition 65 astronauts will conduct two spacewalks – one Wednesday, June 16, and the other Sunday, June 20 – to install new solar arrays to help power the International Space Station.
Match ID: 18 Score: 37.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 5 days
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Ban ministers from lobbying for five years, Greensill review to propose
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 23:28:50 GMT

Lord Evans to call for tougher rules to stop former ministers using contacts and expertise for private gain

Ministers could face a five-year ban from lobbying after leaving office and face fines if they break the rules.

Lord Evans, chair of the committee on standards in public life, will propose the tougher measures following an emergency review carried out in the wake of the Greensill scandal.

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Italian museum's AI will judge artists' popularity by visitors’ expressions
2021-06-12T22:33:18+00:00
Italian museum's AI will judge artists' popularity by visitors’ expressions submitted by /u/quixotic_cynic
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Researchers create an 'un-hackable' quantum network over hundreds of kilometers using optical fiber - Toshiba's research team has broken a new record for optical fiber-based quantum communications, thanks to a new technology called dual band stabilization.
2021-06-12T22:13:43+00:00
Researchers create an 'un-hackable' quantum network over hundreds of kilometers using optical fiber - Toshiba's research team has broken a new record for optical fiber-based quantum communications, thanks to a new technology called dual band stabilization. submitted by /u/MicroSofty88
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ICE Locks Down Facility as Women Protest Handling of Possible Tuberculosis Case
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 21:47:24 +0000

Women detained by ICE staged a protest after learning of possible tuberculosis exposure. Facility staff responded by taking away phone access.

The post ICE Locks Down Facility as Women Protest Handling of Possible Tuberculosis Case appeared first on The Intercept.


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Brawl, Exploding Cell Phone on Flight Leads to Emergency Landing
2021-06-12T21:32:42+00:00
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All hot air: UK commits to climate action but not to new funding
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 21:31:41 GMT

Boris Johnson announces £500m for ‘blue planet fund’, but pledge was contained in 2019 Conservative manifesto

Boris Johnson has set out his intention to “build back better for the world”, to protect the natural environment and wildlife, and tackle the climate crisis, at the G7 summit in Cornwall. But he committed no new funds to the initiative, and other G7 leaders showed little sign of coming forward with the cash commitments that campaigners said were needed to help developing countries cope with the climate emergency.

Announcing £500m to be spent on a “blue planet fund”, for the protection of the oceans and coastal areas in poor countries, he said: “As democratic nations, we have a responsibility to help developing countries reap the benefits of clean growth through a fair and transparent system. The G7 has an unprecedented opportunity to drive a global green industrial revolution, with the potential to transform the way we live.

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Anti-vaxxers are weaponizing Yelp to punish bars that require vaccine proof
2021-06-12T20:58:37+00:00
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Blue Origin Auctions Seat on Bezos Rocket for $28 Million
2021-06-12T20:13:51+00:00
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Apple will now let you choose which parts of your phone will update
2021-06-12T19:30:19+00:00
Apple will now let you choose which parts of your phone will update submitted by /u/kry_some_more
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Audi, Volkswagen data breach affects 3.3 million customers
2021-06-12T19:28:04+00:00
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Apple iPhones Can Soon Hold Your ID. Privacy Experts Are On Edge
2021-06-12T19:14:14+00:00
Apple iPhones Can Soon Hold Your ID. Privacy Experts Are On Edge submitted by /u/JanElizKor
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Brexit bust-up torpedoes Johnson’s bid to showcase ‘global Britain’ at G7
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:10:38 GMT

Northern Ireland border row hits summit in Cornwall as prime minister tells other leaders UK is ‘a single country’

Boris Johnson was embroiled in an extraordinary public spat with EU leaders over Northern Ireland on Saturday as tensions over Brexit boiled over at the G7 summit in Cornwall.

After a series of tense bilateral meetings at which the French president, Emmanuel Macron, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel and the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, told their summit host the UK must implement the Brexit deal in full, an unrepentant Johnson said he had urged his EU colleagues to “get it into their heads” that the UK is “a single country”.

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‘Americans are heaven for us’: the surge in US visitors throwing Greece a lifeline
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:00:38 GMT

Country confounds post-Covid predictions as transatlantic holidaymakers flood in ready to spend

A fresh wind blows down Adrianou. Seated in front of his rug store on the street that cuts through the heart of ancient Athens, Theo Iliadis takes in the scene. At 47, the owner of The Loom has seen “a lot of bad stuff” in recent years. The global pandemic couldn’t have come at a worse time for Greece, already gutted by prolonged economic crisis.

But barely a month after the tourist-dependent country opened its doors, the entrepreneur is in ebullient mood. There’s a glint in his eye and a lightness in the air of the carpet-stacked cavern behind him. “Americans are in town,” he smiles. “Business is good, The Loom is good and I’ve got drinks on ice.”

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In waging culture wars, Boris Johnson can count on a cabinet of mercenaries | Nick Cohen
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:30:00 GMT

No dispute is too trivial for ministers to ignore, an obsession that will harm them

When Napoleon marched on Moscow in 1812, the Russian general Mikhail Kutuzov ordered his forces to sit back. They abandoned their capital and conserved their energies until Napoleon, his supply lines fatally extended, had to retreat and see winter, disease and guerrilla attacks destroy his army and his reputation for invincibility.

The Tories might have sat back and let a vicious left destroy itself. Instead, they have gone on the offensive. No dispute is too trivial to ignore now. No scab too small to pick. Like all swaggering hard cases, they look for fights and if a real conflict isn’t on offer they will pick one with any passerby.

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How many opinions does it take to hit the $100M ARR Club?
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:00:54 +0000
In a world of talking points and corporate jargon, opinions are refreshing — and Expensify CEO and founder David Barrett is full of them. One of his earliest lessons in life, for example, was that basically everyone is wrong about basically everything. If instilling that at a young age doesn’t force you to become an […]
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A year later, tech companies’ calls to regulate facial recognition met with little progress
2021-06-12T17:33:13+00:00
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G7 summit: Spending plan to rival China adopted
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 17:16:09 GMT
G7 leaders say they will support poorer countries in a "values-driven" and transparent partnership.
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What the special relationship looks like today – cartoon
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 17:00:35 GMT

Boris Johnson and Joe Biden put a brave face on it at the G7 summit


• You can order your own copy of this cartoon

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Brandon Taylor: ‘I grew up reading my aunt’s nursing-home manuals and bodice-rippers’
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 17:00:35 GMT

The Booker-shortlisted novelist on teaching himself to read, critics who say he’s not nice enough to white people, and why the Bible still haunts him

Brandon Taylor, 32, grew up in Alabama and studied at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He was shortlisted for last year’s Booker prize with his debut, Real Life, a campus novel about a gay black biochemist. His new book, Filthy Animals, is a series of linked stories loosely centred on the sexual tension between Lionel, a black maths postgraduate, and two white dance students, Charles and Sophie. The writer Paul Mendez has called Taylor “a phenomenon… the laureate of young, expensively educated people... pleasuring and harming themselves and each other”. He spoke to me over Zoom from his home in Iowa City.

Did you consciously set out to broaden your range in these stories?
I wrote the bulk of them in 2016, before writing Real Life, but I was revising the collection just as Real Life was being shortlisted for the Booker. After the challenge of writing that novel from one character’s perspective over one weekend, I found that when I came back to the stories I had more confidence to play around: the central thread of the collection is that Lionel meets these two dancers at a party, so I got to have different point-of-view characters circling one another, which was nice after the hermetic severity of Real Life.

In one story, a black protagonist recounts his boyhood trauma because white people have “a vast hunger for the calamities of others”…
A black student on my creative writing programme criticised that line heavily, but it seemed so true to me. I was trying to work out my feelings about black subjectivity as it would be consumed on the page by progressive white liberals – as a black person, am I complicit in the consumption of my own calamity? Like, I profit from it in some ways and not in others; I was trying to put down some of what that feels like, when there are white people ready to consume your story and give you a scholarship for having a tragic past or whatever. Real Life was all about what happens when you take white people up on their very kind offer to pay for your education because they feel sorry for you.

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Trump’s shadow still looms over cloudy skies at G-7 summit
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:34:00 EDT
Biden has been greeted with equal parts optimism and skepticism as the specter of Trump transforms from an active storm to a threatening cloud for many U.S. allies.
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'America is back': Biden gets thumbs up from Macron at G7 – video
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 16:12:35 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Joe Biden has convinced allies that the US is back, as the two leaders met at the G7 summit on Saturday. Biden, asked by a reporter if America was back, turned to Macron and gestured with his sunglasses towards the French president that he should answer that question. 'Yes, definitely,' Macron said. 'It's great to have a US president who's part of the club and very willing to cooperate'

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Drop Covid vaccine patent rules to save lives in poorest countries, UK and Germany told
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 16:02:24 GMT

G7 summit hears move would slash the cost of jabs and accelerate rollout of programmes across the developing world

Britain and Germany were under intense pressure on Saturday to drop their resistance to proposals that would slash the cost of Covid-19 vaccines, following accusations that an agreement at the G7 summit to fund a billon doses will give the world’s poorest countries “crumbs from the table”.

Aid agencies said rules that protect drug patents from being illegally copied must be waived during the pandemic to accelerate the rollout of vaccines and save lives across the developing world.

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Iconic 'Doge' meme NFT breaks record, selling for $4 million
2021-06-12T16:01:43+00:00
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Apple’s iPadOS 15 breaks the app barrier
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:50:06 +0000
The announcement of new iPad software at this year’s WWDC conference had an abnormally large expectation hung on it. The iPad lineup, especially the larger iPad Pro, has kept up an impressively frantic pace of hardware innovation over the past few years. In that same time frame, the software of the iPad, especially its ability […]
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G7 summit protests – in pictures
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:29:42 GMT

Protesters turn out in support of a range of causes as the leaders of Group of Seven nations meet for the forum’s 47th summit in Cornwall

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G7 summit: Joe Biden gifts Boris Johnson custom-made bike
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:19:03 GMT
The red, white and blue machine was built in record time by a Philadelphia business with four staff.
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This Week in Apps: WWDC 21 highlights, Instagram Creator Week recap, Android 12 beta 2 arrives
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:45:58 +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 continues to grow, 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 devices […]
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Bolsonaro Ramps Up Crackdown on Dissent With Tough Brazil Election Looming
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:44:05 +0000

From a dictatorship-era law to his campaign against the press, Brazil’s far-right president is ready to use his whole arsenal.

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The rapid hard-tech emergence
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:30:49 +0000
The tools and technology to move forward, from machine learning to sensors to nano materials, are more powerful and affordable than ever, allowing for higher ambition and far faster time to market.
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Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google targeted with 5 antitrust bills
2021-06-12T14:12:47+00:00
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Rose Byrne Channels Jane Fonda
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:00:00 +0000
From a café in Sydney, the Australian actress, who plays an aerobics guru on the Apple TV+ series “Physical,” discusses Vegemite, spandex, and her preference for Iyengar yoga.
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NY can’t force ISPs to offer $15 low-income broadband plans, judge rules - $15 requirement is rate regulation and preempted by federal law, ruling says.
2021-06-12T13:36:25+00:00
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No joint news conference after Biden-Putin summit: White House
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 13:21:59 GMT
  • Biden will speak to press alone after Geneva meeting
  • Trump caused outcry by accepting Putin denials at Helsinki

Joe Biden will give a solo news conference after his meeting next week with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, the White House has said.

Putin and Biden will meet in Geneva on Wednesday. The White House has said Biden will bring up ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, Moscow’s aggression against Ukraine, the jailing of dissidents and other issues that have irritated the relationship.

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No iPhone required: Soon you'll be able to FaceTime on Android and Windows
2021-06-12T12:51:33+00:00
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Nvidia to drop Windows 7 and Windows 8 driver support in October
2021-06-12T12:25:10+00:00
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Saudi Arabia bans foreigners from hajj over Covid concerns
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:14:07 GMT

Annual pilgrimage will be restricted to 60,000 vaccinated adults from within the kingdom

Saudi Arabia has announced that this year’s hajj pilgrimage will be limited to 60,000 vaccinated people from within the kingdom because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The kingdom ran a reduced pilgrimage last year, but still allowed a small number of people to take part in the annual event.

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Lamborghini Will Drop $1.8 Billion On Electrifying Its Supercars - From Aventador To Urus, Each Model Will Be Offered As A Plug-In Hybrid By 2024. An EV Is On The Way Later This Decade.
2021-06-12T11:48:35+00:00
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Endless scrolling through social media can literally make you sick
2021-06-12T11:46:02+00:00
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Canada will not approve new thermal coal mining projects, cites environmental damage
2021-06-12T11:44:42+00:00
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The 'Big Con' Revealed: Report Details Fossil Fuel Industry's Deceptive 'Net Zero' Strategy
2021-06-12T11:43:37+00:00
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Boko Haram: Nigerian president admits failure to end violence
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 11:42:08 GMT
The fight against militants in the north has unintentionally spread violence, Muhammadu Buhari says.
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Peru's Fujimori: Bid to sent her back to prison 'absurd'
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:36:13 EDT
Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori says she trusts she will not be sent back to prison after a judge reviews her freedom in a money laundering case and insists that fraud was committed by her rival in a recent election she narrowly trails
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Canada accused of 'secret law making' in rush to pass controversial C-10 broadcasting and censorship bill
2021-06-12T11:14:32+00:00
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Protesters in London and Glasgow call for halt to Osime Brown deportation
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:18:05 GMT

22-year-old autistic man faces being sent to Jamaica after serving time for crime he and others say he did not commit

Campaigners are calling for a halt to the deportation of a 22-year-old autistic man to Jamaica at demonstrations in London and Glasgow on Saturday.

Osime Brown was jailed for stealing a friend’s mobile phone, a crime that he and others say he did not commit. He was sentenced to five years for robbery, attempted robbery and perverting the course of justice. Now that he has been released from prison he faces deportation to Jamaica, a country he left at the age of four to settle in the UK with his mother, Joan Martin.

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‘Did they give life? No! So how can they take it?’: on the frontline of knife crime
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 09:00:26 GMT

As stabbings surged across London, Ciaran Thapar became a mentor to young boys whose lives were in danger. One of his mentees, Jhemar Jonas, showed him how a life beset by violence can still provide hope

Jhemar got home from school at 5pm. His mum and dad were out. He threw his bag down in his room and started playing Gran Turismo Sport on his PlayStation in the living room. He kept thinking about how he and his older half-brother Michael were going to catch up on Sunday. He hadn’t seen him in months; he was counting down the days.

His mum arrived home from work at 8.30pm.

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Joe Biden’s reforming agenda at risk of dying a slow death in Congress
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:45:24 GMT

Transformational change, such as a huge infrastructure bill and voting rights protections, are hamstrung by antiquated procedures that give an effective veto to the minority

Joe Biden’s first hundred days surpassed progressive expectations with the scope of their ambition. His second hundred days are being mugged by reality: the one that says Washington DC is a place where dreams go to die.

A once-in-a-generation investment in infrastructure and the climate crisis has hit a wall. Reforms on gun safety, immigration and police brutality are in limbo. Legislation to expand voting rights and reduce the influence of money in politics appears doomed.

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‘There’s a concerted backlash’: Ibram X Kendi on antiracism under attack
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:30:24 GMT

Conservatives have made the whitewashing of US history the latest front in the culture wars, picking the author of How to Be an Antiracist as a scapegoat

A whitewashing of history is under way in red state America. Republican officials are proposing numerous laws to ban school teachers from emphasizing the role of systemic racism in shaping the nation.

And every reactionary backlash needs a scapegoat. Conservatives have settled on two prominent people of colour to accuse of indoctrinating American children: Nikole Hannah-Jones, a journalist who oversaw the 1619 Project, and Ibram X Kendi, author of the influential book How to Be an Antiracist.

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Putin laughs off ‘killer’ comments ahead of summit with Biden
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 03:11:28 EDT
Putin described Biden as a “career man” who has “spent virtually his entire adulthood in politics,” making him a very different type of politician than former president Donald Trump.
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FTC approves $61.7m settlement with Amazon for pocketing driver tips
2021-06-12T07:11:13+00:00
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It’s a Sin: Colin’s death inspired by my husband’s, says Russell T Davies
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:00:24 GMT

In new Guardian podcast, TV dramatist tells Grace Dent about writing character’s final hours

Russell T Davies, the writer of It’s a Sin, the Channel 4 drama about the HIV/Aids epidemic in the late 1980s, has revealed that the death of Colin, one of show’s characters, was partly based on the death of his partner.

Speaking to the food writer Grace Dent on a new Guardian podcast, Comfort Eating, which launches on Tuesday, Davies said he had drawn on the experience of watching his husband, Andrew Smith, die from brain cancer in 2018 to write the scenes featuring Colin’s death.

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Cornwall, where G-7 leaders are hosted at a beach resort, is one of the poorest regions in Britain
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 02:36:15 EDT
Locals say the contrast between luxury hotels and food banks is stark.
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Amazon exec's husband jailed for two years for insider trading. Yes, with Amazon stock
2021-06-12T04:50:51+00:00
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Telecom Companies Win Injunction to Put New York’s Affordable Internet Law on Hold. Federal judge tosses $15-a-month internet law on ice over potential impact on ISPs’ bottom line.
2021-06-12T02:22:04+00:00
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Garland announces expansion of Justice Department’s voting rights unit, vowing to scrutinize GOP-backed voting restrictions and ballot reviews
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 21:50:00 EDT
The attorney general’s announcement comes as the Biden administration faces growing pressure from civil rights groups and state Democrats to more forcefully challenge GOP efforts pass new voting limits.
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Democrats try to ease tensions between ‘the Squad’ and Jewish lawmakers ahead of key month for party’s agenda
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 20:22:53 EDT
Republicans are looking to press the issue of Democratic tensions over Israel and possibly force a vote on whether Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) should be allowed to stay on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
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Covid: Is there a limit to how much worse variants can get?
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 23:16:01 GMT
The coronavirus has changed and changed again, getting more transmissible each time.
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G-7 leaders commit to donating 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines as summit begins
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:15:37 EDT
On the first day of a Group of Seven summit hosted by Britain, the G-7 leaders are also expected to endorse a minimum global tax rate on corporations of at least 15 percent.
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Three experts resign as FDA advisors over approval of Alzheimer’s drug
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 22:07:00 +0000
One former advisor accused the FDA of presenting “slanted” questions to committee.
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Extra Crunch roundup: EU insurtech, 30 years of ‘Crossing the Chasm,’ embedded finance’s endgame
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 20:13:49 +0000
This morning, Anna Heim and Alex Wilhelm dug into the EU insurtech market, interviewing European VCs and collating the biggest recent rounds to take the temperature of the waters across the pond.
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Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden share a moment after G7 leaders' photo – video
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:24:47 GMT

Emmanuel Macron made a beeline for Joe Biden after the G7 summit photo call in Cornwall. Biden, on whom Boris Johnson expended considerable energy attempting to politically woo ahead of the summit, warmly embraced the French president. Johnson was left lingering with Angela Merkel as he waited for the pair to catch up.

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5 questions startups should consider before making their first marketing hire
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:19:52 +0000
Your first marketer will have an outsized impact on team dynamics as well as the overall strategic direction of the brand, product and company.
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YouTube has blocked Senator Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus treatment misinformation
2021-06-11T19:05:13+00:00
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“Somebody” Is a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Audio Reporting
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:14:57 +0000

In the seven-part audio series, Chicago mother Shapearl Wells probes her son Courtney Copeland’s 2016 homicide and joins forces with a team of journalists to confront the Chicago Police Department and challenge the city’s long-standing racial disparities.

The post “Somebody” Is a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Audio Reporting appeared first on The Intercept.


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Three Chips in One: The History of the BCD Integrated Circuit
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
STMicroelectronics’ super-integrated silicon-gate process—used to combine bipolar, CMOS, and DMOS technologies—is now an IEEE Milestone
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‘Quite a show’: G7 razzmatazz in the air as Carbis Bay hosts world leaders
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:52:55 GMT

Opinions are divided about the impact the summit is having on the lives and businesses of St Ives in Cornwall

It was a day of strange juxtapositions and curious culture clashes. The children playing beach cricket paused from time to time to gaze out at the naval ship looming out of the mist or peer skywards when a helicopter clattered over. Holidaymakers ate fish and chips and drank pints as thousands of eco protesters marched past the harbour-side restaurants, banging drums, blowing whistles, chanting and singing.

A group of teenagers took selfies in front of a burly Royal Navy bomb disposal expert while a character dressed as Batman with the sign: “Give peace a chance” pinned to his back cycled past.

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The Guardian view on an Atlantic charter: new rules for new threats | Editorial
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:39:53 GMT

Joe Biden sees an increasingly dangerous world which in some ways resembles the 1930s. He’s right to update the way democracies cooperate

Before the second world war, states acted as they wished in international affairs, limited only by their resources and power. These circumstances began to change in August 1941, before America joined the allied cause. On a battleship off the coast of Newfoundland, the US president Franklin Roosevelt and the British prime minister Winston Churchill issued the Atlantic charter at a time when Nazi Germany appeared to be decisively winning the European war. A few months later, America, Britain, the Soviet Union and 23 other governments declared in the name of “United Nations” an intention to regulate the postwar world based on three revolutionary principles: free trade, non-aggression and democracy.

Eighty years later, Joe Biden and Boris Johnson have signed a new Atlantic charter, to reflect a world of different threats and one in which the UK is a much diminished power. Mr Biden looks out and sees an increasingly dangerous world. In some ways the vista resembles the 1930s – with populists, nationalists and demagogues on the rise, European powers divided, and democracy vulnerable to foreign manipulation. There’s no mention of China in the 604-word charter, but it is the undeclared target of many of the policies regarding debt transparency, freedom of navigation and protecting the west’s “innovative edge”.

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Political System Unites to Condemn Ilhan Omar for Telling the Truth
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:58:10 +0000

The frenzied attacks by Republicans and Democrats on the Minnesota representative are about maintaining absolute impunity for the U.S. and Israel.

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The iPhone 12 Mini Makes Me Sick (Literally)
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:02:00 GMT
Manufacturers don’t like to talk about OLED display flicker, but for the sensitive, it’s a nightmare
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Lifting restrictions in England on 21 June: what are the alternatives?
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:00:49 GMT

As doubt grows that government will end Covid controls on planned date, we look at the other options

Downing Street is due to announce its decision on the next stage of Covid reopening in England by Monday, a week ahead of 21 June, which was set as the earliest date to bring in what is officially stage four of the Covid unlocking process. The original aim was to remove “all legal limits on social contact”, allowing the reopening of remaining businesses such as nightclubs. Public health is a devolved matter, meaning Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland do not have the same deadline. Here are some possible options for England. They are not exclusive, meaning several could be used at the same time.

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Is the UK sleepwalking into authoritarian rule? | Letters
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:57:24 GMT

Jeremy Cushing on how the government is attacking and undermining the institutions of democracy, Blaine Stothard on ministers’ demands for total conformity of beliefs and values, and Pat Farrington on the Tories’ cynical attempts to keep hold of power

Another verdict goes against the government (Covid contract for firm run by Cummings’ friends unlawful, finds judge, 9 June). Amid much discussion of the Good Law Project’s activities, however, one question goes unanswered: given that democracies need a lively independent scrutiny of government, what is the sanction?

The government reacts, as we have now come to expect, with lies and threats. The GLP itself is the target of accusations that it is “misusing crowdfunding”, and the government uses taxpayers’ money to run up huge costs, which the GLP is at risk of having to pay. The court is under the threat of legislation to curb the use of judicial review.

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Government pledges to raise legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:54:36 GMT

Commitment from justice ministry seen as victory by rights campaigners, who say current law is exploited to coerce children

The government has committed to raising the minimum legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales in a victory for campaigners.

Currently, 16 and 17-year-olds can marry with parental consent, but a coalition of charities has warned that this legal loophole is being exploited to coerce young people into child marriage.

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Baltimore Businesses Request Police Crackdown on Low-Level Crimes
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:43:54 +0000

After a shooting last weekend, the heads of 37 businesses asked city leaders to "empower police" to enforce traffic and drug laws.

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G7 leaders in Cornwall – in pictures
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:26:13 GMT

G7 leaders have opened their first in-person talks in nearly two years. Welcomed by Boris Johnson to the beachside summit venue in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, the leaders posed for a photograph before opening their first session of talks

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Amazon, Google executives to testify before Senate antitrust committee next week
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:26:20 GMT

As House Democrats prepared to announce a handful of bills to rein in Big Tech's market powers, the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee announced Friday that executives from Amazon.com Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. are scheduled to testify next week, along with an exec from speaker maker Sonos Inc. , a critic of the two tech behemoths. Amazon Associate General Counsel Ryan McCrate and Google's public policy specialist Wilson White are slated to testify, Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., chair of the panel, and Mike Lee, R-Utah, said in a statement.

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G7: Climate protesters target Cornish summit
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:17:40 GMT
At least 500 people joined a parade in St Ives, chanting "act now" and "sound the alarm".
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What’s on the menu for the G-7 summit? Baked brie, toasted marshmallows and hot buttered rum.
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:09:29 EDT
The three-day summit in Cornwall, England, will also serve as an opportunity for Britain to show off its finest cuisine — and demonstrate that it has more to offer than jellied eel and beans on toast.
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Wish you were here? 13 photos that reveal what the G7 summit is really like
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:46:26 GMT

Jill Biden and Carrie Johnson play happy families, Justin Trudeau channels Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, giant Pikachus descend on a beach – and more

It’s that time again – the G7 summit. It was previously the G8 summit, until the Russians went full Russia and, rather than receiving coordinated international condemnation and effective sanctions, were kicked out of this faintly ridiculous rigmarole as “punishment”.

This year’s is being held in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. Very rarely are things achieved at these summits. The best thing about them is the opportunity to laugh at the photographs, which somehow are even more excruciating than the usual political photo ops.

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Amazon is fighting against laws that could force it to verify third-party sellers' identities and give out their contact information
2021-06-11T14:28:25+00:00
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Pentágono maquia números de civis mortos por militares dos EUA, segundo especialistas
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:12:35 +0000

Relatório anual subestima de forma expressiva o número de civis mortos pelas Forças Armadas dos EUA. Indenizações às famílias não são pagas, mesmo em casos de óbitos confirmados.

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Pikachus, politicians and pollution art: how activists are protesting at the G7 summit – video
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:44:26 GMT

As world leaders flocked to the G7 summit at Carbis Bay in Cornwall to discuss the Covid pandemic recovery and the climate emergency, activists have also taken the chance to demonstrate to the leaders of seven of the wealthiest global democracies.

From a swarm of 300 drones creating 3D images of endangered species to protesters running around in Pikachu costumes, demonstrators have got creative to get the attention of politicians and the press. Here are some of the most impressive stunts

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Philip Morris sets new $7 billion stock repurchase program, with plans to start buying after Q2 results
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:29:41 GMT

Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. rose 0.6% in premarket trading Friday, after cigarette and tobacco company announced a new $7 billion stock repurchase program. The company said it targets spending $5 billion to $7 billion over the next three years as part of the program, and expects to start buying back start after the second-quarter earnings report, current projected for the second-half of July. Based on Thursday's stock closing price of $97.55, the new buyback program could represent about 4.6% of the shares outstanding. The company also declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.20 a share, payable July 12 to shareholders of record on Jun 25. At Thursday's stock closing price, the dividend yield was 4.92%, compared with the implied yield for the S&P 500 of 1.39%, according to FactSet. "Our announcements today are further testament to our steadfast commitment to generously reward our shareholders as we transform into a smoke-free company," said Chief Executive Jacek Olczak. The stock has rallied 36.9% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 has advanced 41.2%.

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These Technologists Are Trying to Make COVID-19 Risk Assessment More of a Science
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:00:00 GMT
The microCOVID Project crunches your location and desired activity into a real-world risk estimate
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G-7 in Cornwall aims to be first carbon-neutral summit. What will it take to offset all the jet fuel?
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:44:00 EDT
Boris Johnson undercut his green messaging when he arrived by plane.
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Gottfried Böhm, Pritzker-winning architect who sculpted in concrete, dies at 101
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:19:00 EDT
He designed a monumental, jewellike church in the German town of Neviges.
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Maradona Jr pleads for DNA donors in search for Argentina’s stolen babies
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:13 GMT

The son of the footballing legend is carrying on his father’s quest to trace the children taken from parents murdered by the junta

Diego Armando Maradona Jr, son of the late Argentine football legend, is urging Italians to submit DNA to help the Argentinian government trace hundreds of children who were stolen and their parents murdered by the military junta that controlled the country four decades ago.

Maradona Jr is doing radio interviews in Italy and using his 400,000-strong social media following to broaden the search, which has already seen DNA testing programmes rolled out in Madrid and Rome.

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Banishing the Ghosts of the Great Recession
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:03:49 +0000

President Joe Biden wants to prioritize full employment over battling inflation.

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What Did COVID Do to Friendship?
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:00:00 +0000
The pandemic reoriented our economy of attention, redefining the limits of who and what we could care about.
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G7 leaders face make-or-break moment in climate crisis
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:00:11 GMT

Analysis: message in Cornwall is clear – leaders must act now or go down in history as the ones who threw away last-ditch chance

Global leaders arriving in Cornwall for the G7 summit have already found themselves in a changed world: masks and social distancing have replaced the usual hugs, handshakes and cheek-pecking, the entourages have slimmed down, and the usual media circus has been muted, with protesters having to content themselves with writing sand messages on the beach.

Boris Johnson has faced ridicule and accusations of hypocrisy for travelling to Carbis Bay by private jet. Some of the other leaders have been more concerned about the extent to which quarantine rules apply to them.

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G7 signs of protest in Cornwall – in pictures
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 06:00:10 GMT

Policing protests taking place around the G7 summit will be challenging, officers have said. Devon and Cornwall police said around 40 groups had contacted the force stating their intention to protest at the event

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The Biden Administration Is Routinely Sending Mexican Children Back to Danger, Report Finds
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:01:24 +0000

While the administration vowed to end Trump’s practice of expelling unaccompanied minors, the practice persists for children from Mexico.

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António Guterres on the climate crisis: ‘We are coming to a point of no return’
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:01:07 GMT

UN secretary general says he’s concerned that the richest nations have pumped billions more into fossil fuels than clean energy since the pandemic

Wealthy countries risk an “unforgivable lost opportunity” by not emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic with newly green economies to address the climate crisis, the United Nations secretary general has warned.

Before meeting the leaders of the world’s major economic powers at the G7 summit in the UK, António Guterres said he was concerned that the richest nations have pumped billions of dollars more into fossil fuels than clean energy since the pandemic, despite their promises of a green recovery.

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For Biden, Trump Is an Easy Act to Follow in Europe
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:28:33 +0000
But no amount of rallying the allies is going to make it easy to meet with Vladimir Putin.
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Cori Bush Demands FBI Data on Her Protest Activity
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:45:29 +0000

At a House hearing on Thursday, Bush confronted FBI Director Christopher Wray over the bureau’s ongoing surveillance of protesters for racial justice.

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The Intercept Condemns Rio Police Investigation Into Brazil Editor Leandro Demori
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:19:47 +0000

The Rio de Janeiro Civil Police probe into The Intercept Brasil's executive editor is the latest attack on the free press in Brazil.

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States Are Making Tenants Jump Through Hoops to Get Federal Rental Assistance
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:06:20 +0000

Congress has approved $46.5 billion in rental assistance, but onerous documentation requirements make it hard for people to qualify.

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In the Least Wired Country on Earth, U.S. Military Asks Airstrike Victims to File Complaints Online
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:33:02 +0000

Leaflets convinced many Somali militants to switch sides, but America is less interested in hearing from people hurt by its drones.

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G7 security preparations in Cornwall – in pictures
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:22:11 GMT

Ahead of the G7 summit starting on Friday, 5,000 mutual aid officers have arrived in the area from police forces across the UK. They will join 1,500 officers and staff from Devon and Cornwall police being deployed at the event.
More than 100 police dogs will be working at the summit, though no police horses are due to be there

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How Roblox Became a Playground for Virtual Fascists
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:00:00 +0000
Thousands of players flocked to a digital world filled with draconian rules, slavery, and anti-Semitism—and tested how far “just a game” can go.
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The G7 and a crucial moment for the climate
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:00:06 GMT

The world’s richest democracies will come together in Britain this week with global heating high on the agenda. Can they match big promises with concrete action?

The damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic has been huge, but it pales in comparison to the potential risks associated with the climate crisis. With the world coalescing around the importance of limiting temperature rises to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, the next 10 years are the last chance to meet that goal - and with the Cop26 summit in Glasgow later this year, the G7 summit in Cornwall this week is the next staging post in a crucial six months to settle on a way forward.

But even as many countries set out significant pledges to do their part, the reality of their policies is often far behind. Anushka Asthana speaks to the Guardian’s environment correspondent, Fiona Harvey, about what must happen to catch up with those commitments – and what this summit will tell us about the likelihood of making changes that are crucial to averting catastrophe.

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Fuzzy Blob
If there's no dome, how do you explain the irregularities the board discovered in the zoning permits issued in that area!?
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New York Senate Confirms Pro-Cop District Attorney to Highest Court
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 20:50:39 +0000

Madeline Singas opposed bail reform and other progressive measures as Nassau County district attorney.

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Expanding Research Complex in Berkeley Highlights Dangers of U.S. Biolabs
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:12:39 +0000

Questions about the origins of Covid-19 raise concerns about the safety of U.S. biolabs.

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O negacionismo como estratégia: como o trio governista opera para tentar esvaziar a CPI da Covid
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:48:14 +0000

Marcos Rogério, Luis Carlos Heinze e Eduardo Girão lideram a defesa de Bolsonaro com mentiras e apologia a medicamentos sem efeito.

The post O negacionismo como estratégia: como o trio governista opera para tentar esvaziar a CPI da Covid appeared first on The Intercept.


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The interrogation of Matt Hancock - podcast
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 02:00:36 GMT

Two weeks after Dominic Cummings told MPs that the health secretary was a serial liar who lost the trust of No 10, Matt Hancock will face the same committee to defend himself. Heather Stewart explains what is at stake, and what it could mean for the next stage of the pandemic

When Dominic Cummings appeared before MPs to set out his account of what went wrong in the early stages of the Covid pandemic, he attempted a political assassination. But a fortnight later, Matt Hancock, the health secretary, is still limping on. So far, Hancock has been able to bat away questions from journalists, and at the dispatch box, without much trouble, and has retained the support of the prime minister. But a grilling by MPs, who will have much more time and the chance to follow up on their questions, will present him with a far greater challenge.

Hancock’s day of reckoning comes with the 21 June planned unlocking still uncertain, and the number of cases rising again, so his future will have profound consequences for the country. Rachel Humphreys spoke to the Guardian’s political editor, Heather Stewart, about the questions he is likely to face, the light his answers could shed on what went wrong, and why Boris Johnson appears determined to stick with his man — for now.

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Here’s What 6G Will Be, According to the Creator of Massive MIMO
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 19:31:00 GMT
Tom Marzetta, the director of NYU Wireless, explains how it will be the next level of human-to-human communication
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IEEE New Initiatives Program is Looking to Bring Your Bright Ideas Into the Light
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
The Robots Guide and the IEEE Learning Network are among the enterprises sparked by the program
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The Importance of Teaching Dred Scott
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:55:30 +0000
By limiting discussion of the infamous Supreme Court decision, law-school professors risk minimizing the role of racism in American history.
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Why Can't Computing at the Heart of Bitcoin Be More Useful?
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:47:00 GMT
The landmark cryptocurrency's energy use is out of hand, so researchers are investigating ways to make it more productive
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Subcarrier Signals: The Unsung Heroes of the FM Dial
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 15:03:00 GMT
How subcarrier radio signals made room for hidden FM stations—and helped ensure that everyone has access to the news
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Could Brain Training Help Address Police Brutality?
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0000
New neuroscience-based technologies aim to improve decisionmaking under pressure. But solving systemic problems will take a lot more than that.
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Vulnerabilities in Weapons Systems
2021-06-08T10:32:33Z

“If you think any of these systems are going to work as expected in wartime, you’re fooling yourself.”

That was Bruce’s response at a conference hosted by US Transportation Command in 2017, after learning that their computerized logistical systems were mostly unclassified and on the Internet. That may be necessary to keep in touch with civilian companies like FedEx in peacetime or when fighting terrorists or insurgents. But in a new era facing off with China or Russia, it is dangerously complacent.

Any twenty-first century war will include cyber operations. Weapons and support systems will be successfully attacked. ...


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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
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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
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Ubisoft at E3: Mario Rabbids sequel, Rainbow Six: Extraction, more
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:45:22 +0000
Ubisoft Forward's familiar and new: guns, extreme sports, just dancing, and Avatar.
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They Come in Peace
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:00:00 +0000
Popsicle red, my kayak was a bull’s-eye for U.F.O.s.
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MIT is Building a Dynamic, Acrobatic Humanoid Robot
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 19:57:00 GMT
This small-scale humanoid is designed to do parkour over challenging terrains
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How Software Is Eating the Car
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 16:33:00 GMT
The trend toward self-driving and electric vehicles will add hundreds of millions of lines of code to cars. Can the auto industry cope?
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Tell us: are you planning on joining protests at the G7 summit?
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 14:45:59 GMT

We’d like to hear from people who’re planning on demonstrating during this week’s G7 summit in Cornwall

Later this week, world leaders will be attending the G7 summit, at Carbis Bay, near St Ives in Cornwall, to discuss global issues including the Covid pandemic and climate change.

The coalition comprises seven countries; the UK, Japan, US, Italy, Germany, Canada and France.

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It’s Time For Utilities to Learn to Love Hydrogen
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:00:00 GMT
Solar energy, wind energy, electrolysis, and fuel cells point to big opportunities in turbulent markets
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The Supreme Court Narrowed the CFAA
2021-06-07T11:09:24Z

In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court just narrowed the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act:

In a ruling delivered today, the court sided with Van Buren and overturned his 18-month conviction.

In a 37-page opinion written and delivered by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the court explained that the “exceeds authorized access” language was, indeed, too broad.

Justice Barrett said the clause was effectively making criminals of most US citizens who ever used a work resource to perform unauthorized actions, such as updating a dating profile, checking sports scores, or paying bills at work...


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Video Friday: NASA Sending Robots to Venus
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:40:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
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NASA Administrator Statement on Meeting with Roscosmos
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 13:35 EDT
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson released the following statement after an introductory call Friday with Roscosmos General Director Dmitry Rogozin:
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MOXIE Might Be the Most Exciting Thing Perseverance Has Brought to Mars
Fri, 28 May 2021 18:42:00 GMT
It might not be able to fly or drill or shoot lasers, but MOXIE is how humans are going to get to Mars and back
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New NASA Earth System Observatory to Help Address, Mitigate Climate Change
Mon, 24 May 2021 14:41 EDT
NASA will design a new set of Earth-focused missions to provide key information to guide efforts related to climate change, disaster mitigation, fighting forest fires, and improving real-time agricultural processes.
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If Necessary, Mars Rover Curiosity Could Rip Its Own Wheels Off to Stay Mobile
Wed, 12 May 2021 14:23:00 GMT
Curiosity's wheel wear shouldn't be a problem for years, but if things get bad, JPL has a plan to minimize risk with a "wheel shedding" maneuver
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Biden-Harris Administration Shows Strong Support for NASA in First 100 Days
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:23 EDT
In the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris Administration, NASA has taken bold steps to expand America’s exploration and scientific frontiers, advancing the nation’s commitment to build back better through innovation, combat climate change, re-establish America’s standing abroad, and inspire the next generation.
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Three Decades in the Making, China's Space Station Launches This Week
Wed, 28 Apr 2021 14:43:00 GMT
Tianhe's first module expected to be joined by other launches—establishing the full Chinese Space Station by end of 2022
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Ingenuity Helicopter Successfully Makes First Flight On Mars
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:55:00 GMT
It’s one small hover for a robot as the future of planetary exploration takes to the Martian sky
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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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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
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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
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NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Should Leave Past Space Probes in the Dust
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:27:00 GMT
New mission uses AI to navigate Martian surface three times as quickly
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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
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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
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At Last, First Light for the James Webb Space Telescope Nears
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT
The most ambitious space instrument ever will let us see back almost to the big bang
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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
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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
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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
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How JPL's Team CoSTAR Won the DARPA SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit Systems Track
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:22:00 GMT
Team CoSTAR’s journey from space robotics to a winning team of underground robots
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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
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4G on the Moon: One Small Leap, One Giant Step
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 17:26:00 GMT
Nokia Bell Labs and NASA team up to bring wireless networks to the moon
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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
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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?
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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.
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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
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Zombie Satellites Return From the Graveyard
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Mission Extension Vehicles give dead spacecraft a new lease on life
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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NASA Begins Testing Next Moon Rover
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:55:00 GMT
VIPER will search for water ice in the Moon’s south pole craters
Match ID: 171 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 506 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

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: 172 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 506 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

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: 173 Score: 12.86 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 507 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 3.57 mit

Fixing Problems Before They Happen at NASA
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:00:00 GMT
Jeannette Plante’s QA work on space missions goes a lot deeper than inspections
Match ID: 174 Score: 12.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 108 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 2.86 planets

NASA Highlights Astrophysics Missions at ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 09:54 EST
Experts from across NASA will discuss topics ranging from black holes to exploding stars to planets beyond our solar system at the 237th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
Match ID: 175 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 152 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 2.86 planets

About Half of Sun-Like Stars Could Host Rocky, Potentially Habitable Planets
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:00 EDT
According to new research using data from NASA’s retired planet-hunting mission, the Kepler space telescope, about half the stars similar in temperature to our Sun could have a rocky planet capable of supporting liquid water on its surface.
Match ID: 176 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 226 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 2.86 planets

Gravity Assist: Puffy Planets, Powerful Telescopes, with Knicole Colon
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 09:01 EDT
NASA astrophysicist Knicole Colon describes her work on the Kepler, Hubble, TESS and Webb missions, and takes us on a tour of some of her favorite planets.
Match ID: 177 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 365 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 2.86 planets

How Earth Climate Models Help Scientists Picture Life on Unimaginable Worlds
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:33 EST
Thousands of computers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center are tasked with running sophisticated climate models to predict Earth’s future climate. Collectively known as NASA's Discover supercomputer, they’re now also sussing out whether any of the more than 4,000 curiously weird planets beyond our solar system could support life.
Match ID: 178 Score: 12.14 source: www.nasa.gov age: 505 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 2.86 planets

Team CoSTAR Trains Robots for Exploring Caves on Earth and Space
Tue, 22 Dec 2020 22:05:00 GMT
Spot tackles lava tubes as JPL prepares for the final DARPA SubT event
Match ID: 179 Score: 11.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 172 days
qualifiers: 9.29 nasa, 2.14 aliens

Friday Squid Blogging: Squids in Space
2021-06-04T20:43:16Z

NASA is sending baby bobtail squid into space.

As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered.

Read my blog posting guidelines here.


Match ID: 180 Score: 9.29 source: www.schneier.com age: 8 days
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Science, Solar Arrays Launch on NASA’s SpaceX Cargo Mission
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 13:45 EDT
The latest SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 1:29 p.m. EDT Thursday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, bearing more than 7,300 pounds of science experiments, new solar arrays, and other cargo.
Match ID: 181 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 9 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/03/2021
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 16:00:46 +0000
SpaceX-22 Cargo Dragon Launch: Today, SpaceX-22 Cargo Dragon launched on the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from LC- 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida at 12:29 PM CT and is set to dock to the ISS on Saturday, June 5 at 4:13 AM CT. The Crew will be off-duty tomorrow in preparation for SpaceX-22’s arrival where …
Match ID: 182 Score: 9.29 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 9 days
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Venus: Nasa announces two new missions
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 10:26:38 GMT
The two missions will examine the planet's atmosphere and geological features.
Match ID: 183 Score: 9.29 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 9 days
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Nasa to launch baby squid to International Space Station
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 04:12:57 GMT
The creatures are set to start their journey to the International Space Station on Thursday.
Match ID: 184 Score: 9.29 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 9 days
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NASA Selects 2 Missions to Study ‘Lost Habitable’ World of Venus
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 14:05 EDT
NASA has selected two new missions to Venus, Earth’s nearest planetary neighbor.
Match ID: 185 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 10 days
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Científicas de la NASA disponibles para entrevistas durante la temporada de huracanes
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 12:32 EDT
El 1 de junio marcó el inicio oficial de la temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico, que termina oficialmente el 30 de noviembre.
Match ID: 186 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 10 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/02/2021
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:00:31 +0000
Russian Segment (RS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #48: Today, FE-4 Oleg Novitskiy (EV1) and FE-5 Petr Dubrov (EV2) egressed the Mini-Research Module (MRM)-2 airlock and completed the following tasks during today’s 7 hour and 19 minute EVA Demonstration of RSC ENERGIA emblem R&R of Flow Regulator Panel (SP RRZh) on FGB and airtight container jettisoning from …
Match ID: 187 Score: 9.29 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 10 days
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NASA Scientists Available for Interviews Throughout Hurricane Season
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 11:06 EDT
June 1 marked the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends Nov. 30.
Match ID: 188 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 10 days
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Samantha in command
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 10:29:00 +0200
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Quiet please, future International Space Station commander in training. ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti prepares for her upcoming mission to the International Space Station at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas, USA.

Samantha is a member of Crew-4 and will launch with NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Bob Hines to the Station from Florida, USA, on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft in 2022.

This will be Samantha’s second mission in space after Futura in 2015 and she is expected to serve as Space Station commander for Expedition 68a, a first for her. Her experience will stand her in good stead as Europe’s first female in command of an International Space Station expedition.

Samantha said “I am humbled by my appointment to the position of commander and look forward to drawing on the experience I’ve gained in space and on Earth to lead a very capable team in orbit.”
She will be ESA’s fifth International Space Station commander and the fourth from ESA’s astronaut class of 2009.

Her nomination comes at a significant moment for European nationals of all genders, as ESA issues a rare call for new astronauts. The deadline for applications to ESA’s astronaut selection has just been extended to 18 June 2021, to accommodate the addition of Lithuania as an ESA Associate Member. For more information about ESA’s astronaut selection visit esa.int/yourwaytospace.

In the meantime, Samantha will continue training with all International Space Station partners in a programme that includes Space Station refreshers, science briefings, and Crew-4 launch preparation.

Watch a replay of a recent chat between Samantha and ESA Director of Human and Robotic Exploration, David Parker, in which the pair answer some questions concerning her upcoming mission. 


Match ID: 189 Score: 9.29 source: www.esa.int age: 10 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/01/2021
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 16:00:07 +0000
Payloads: COSMIC (Confocal Space Microscopy):  The crew removed the 2 checkout samples and installed 2 temperature loggers in the COSMIC system.  COSMIC will be used to support upcoming Cell Gravisensing investigation.  The Elucidation of the Gravisensing Mechanism in Single Cells (Cell Gravisensing) investigation studies how cells sense gravity. While recent research has revealed that individual …
Match ID: 190 Score: 9.29 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 11 days
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Mars: Nasa's Perseverance rover's first 100 days in pictures
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 07:44:15 GMT
Stunning images as Nasa's Perseverance continues its mission to seek signs of past microbial life.
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/31/2021
Mon, 31 May 2021 16:00:02 +0000
Payloads: AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation.  Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well …
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NASA Administrator Statement on President’s FY 2022 Funding Request
Fri, 28 May 2021 15:32 EDT
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on the president's FY 2022 budget request for the agency.
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/28/2021
Fri, 28 May 2021 16:00:49 +0000
Payloads: Behavioral Core Measures: A crewmember performed the Robotic On-Board Trainer test. The Standardized Behavioral Measures for Detecting Behavioral Health Risks during Exploration Missions (Behavioral Core Measures) experiment initially examined a suite of measurements to reliably assess the risk of adverse cognitive or behavioral conditions and psychiatric disorders during long-duration spaceflight, and evaluated the feasibility …
Match ID: 194 Score: 9.29 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 15 days
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/27/2021
Thu, 27 May 2021 16:00:55 +0000
Payloads: A-HoSS (Artemis HERA on Space Station): The crew powered on the Adlink Mini PC for Artemis HERA (Hybrid Electronic Radiation Assessor on Space Station) radiation data gathering. Artemis HERA on Space Station (A-HoSS) demonstrates software to refine data analysis and operational products for future exploration missions. It modifies the Hybrid Electronic Radiation Assessor (HERA), …
Match ID: 195 Score: 9.29 source: blogs.nasa.gov age: 16 days
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NASA, ESA, JAXA Host Hackathon to Study COVID-19’s Environmental Effects
Thu, 20 May 2021 17:04 EDT
The measures countries have taken in response to COVID-19, ranging from large-scale lockdowns to the mass deployment of personal protective equipment, have resulted in environmental effects.
Match ID: 196 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 23 days
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NASA Enters Space Act Agreement with LONGBOW to Develop Drone Flight Research Corridors
Mon, 17 May 2021 16:24 EDT
NASA Enters Space Act Agreement with LONGBOW to Develop Drone Flight Research Corridors
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Lasers Could Clear Space Junk From Orbit
Fri, 14 May 2021 19:25:00 GMT
Adaptive optics proposal would allow tracking and steering of small but still damaging orbital debris
Match ID: 198 Score: 9.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 29 days
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Getting ready to rocket
Fri, 14 May 2021 12:11:00 +0200
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The pieces are stacking up for the launch of Artemis 1 mission around the Moon and back. The massive Space Launch Systems (SLS) rocket that will launch the first crewless test flight of the Orion spacecraft, powered by the European Service Module, is being integrated at the Vehicle Assemble Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

Visible in this image are the twin solid fuel rocket boosters, now fully stacked atop the mobile launcher. The boosters will be mated with the rocket’s 65 m tall core stage that recently barged in to Florida aboard the Pegasus barge on 27 April after successful testing at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. 

Once the rocket stages are ready to go, the Orion spacecraft and additional flight hardware are next up for integration.

Since our last Orion and the European Service Module update for Artemis I, the spacecraft has moved, from the NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout facility, a few kilometres down the road to the Multi Payload Processing Facility. The names of these buildings give the game away. The first Orion spacecraft has been checked out and is ready for the next step on the road to space: processing for launch.

Fuelling was completed on 1 April, after which the system will be serviced in high pressure helium that serves as a pressurisation agent to the European Service Module propellant tanks, ensuring the correct pressure at the engine inlets.

Eventually, the spacecraft will be hoisted to the top of the fully stacked SLS rocket.

Read more updates on the Orion blog

The European Service Module is ESA’s contribution to NASA’s Orion spacecraft that will send astronauts, including the first European, to the Moon and beyond. Follow Europe’s role in the mission here.


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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample
Mon, 10 May 2021 15:22 EDT
After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is on its way back to Earth with an abundance of rocks and dust from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.
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NASA Selects Contractor for Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing
Fri, 07 May 2021 15:11 EDT
NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. of Burlington, Massachusetts, to support a national campaign of community overflight tests using the agency’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology research aircraft.
Match ID: 201 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 36 days
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Coming Home: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission to Begin Return from Deep Space
Fri, 07 May 2021 14:37:00 GMT
Robotic spacecraft begins its two-year voyage to bring back 300-gram soil sample from asteroid Bennu
Match ID: 202 Score: 9.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 36 days
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NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth
Thu, 06 May 2021 16:41 EDT
NASA invites the public and the media to watch its first asteroid sample return mission begin a two-year cruise home at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, May 10, on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.
Match ID: 203 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 37 days
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NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information System Contract
Thu, 06 May 2021 16:16 EDT
NASA has awarded the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development (EED)-3 contract to Raytheon Company of Riverdale, Maryland.
Match ID: 204 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 37 days
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Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch
Wed, 05 May 2021 16:51 EDT
Media will have the opportunity to see the iconic golden mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope open for the last time on Earth during a virtual briefing Tuesday, May 11, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT).
Match ID: 205 Score: 9.29 source: www.nasa.gov age: 38 days
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Mission Alpha launch timelapse
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 15:45:00 +0200
Video: 00:01:17

A timelapse from various angles of the launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 with Crew Dragon Endeavour leaving Earth from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

The rocket lifted off at 10:49 BST (11:49 CEST, 05:49 local time) on 23 April 2021 from Launchpad 39A in Cape Canaveral with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide.

On 24 April at 11:08 CEST the Crew-2 caught up with the International Space Station and docked with its Harmony module, marking the start of Thomas’ Alpha mission.

Thomas is the first ESA astronaut to fly in space in a vehicle other than the Russian Soyuz or the US Space Shuttle, and the first ESA astronaut to leave Earth from Florida, USA, in over a decade. This is his second flight, his first mission called Proxima saw Thomas fly to the Space Station on a Soyuz from Baikonur in Kazakhstan and his expedition broke records for amount of hours spent on research at the time.


Match ID: 206 Score: 9.29 source: www.esa.int age: 47 days
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Mission Alpha liftoff
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:04:13

Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide. The Crew-2 spend around 24 hours travelling to the International Space Station. The rocket lifted off at 11:49 on 23 April 2021 from Launchpad 39A in Cape Canaveral at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

Thomas is the first ESA astronaut to fly in space in a vehicle other than the Russian Soyuz or the US Space Shuttle, and the first ESA astronaut to leave Earth from Florida, USA, in over a decade. This is his second flight, his first mission called Proxima saw Thomas fly to the Space Station on a Soyuz from Baikonur in Kazakhstan and his Expedition broke records for amount of hours spent on research at the time.

Thomas’ second mission to the International Space Station is called Alpha. This is after Alpha Centauri, the closest stellar system to Earth, following the French tradition to name space missions after stars or constellations.

Over 200 experiments are planned during Thomas’s time in space, with 40 European ones and 12 new experiments led by France’s space agency CNES.


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Interview with Frank De Winne on mission Alpha launch
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:00:00 +0200
Video: 00:02:29

ESA astronaut and ESA’s International Space Station programme manager Frank de Winne interviewed in Florida, USA, in the run-up to the launch of ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet on his Alpha mission.

Frank was the first European commander of the International Space Station and as ESA celebrates 20 years of Europeans visiting the orbital outpost it is fitting that Frank is in Florida to see Thomas off to space.

French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is returning to the International Space Station on his second spaceflight. Called ‘Alpha’ the mission will see a European astronaut launch on a US spacecraft for the first time in over a decade. Thomas is flying alongside NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide on the Crew Dragon.

Launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA, Thomas will be the first ESA astronaut to fly on a vehicle other than the US Space Shuttle or Russian Soyuz.

Latest updates on the mission can be found via @esaspaceflight on Twitter, with more details on the last steps before launch to be published on ESA’s exploration blog via thomaspesquet.esa.int.

Background information on the Alpha mission are available at www.esa.int/MissionAlpha with a brochure at www.esa.int/AlphaBrochure


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NASA Celebrates Earth Day by Showing How We Are #ConnectedByEarth
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:19 EDT
NASA’s investment in space – both the unique Earth science conducted in orbit and the technology developed by living in space and exploring the solar system and universe – returns benefits every day, particularly when it comes to environmental issues.
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NASA Awards Global Change Research Support Services Contract
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 15:57 EDT
NASA has awarded the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) Support Services contract to ICF Incorporated LLC of Fairfax, Virginia.
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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
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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
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NASA Joins White House National Climate Task Force
Thu, 18 Mar 2021 16:11 EDT
As a leading agency observing and understanding environmental changes to Earth, NASA has joined the National Climate Task Force.
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NASA to Begin High-Voltage Ground Testing on All-Electric X-57
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:00 EST
NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification standards for emerging electric aircraft. NASA is also supporting these new electric aircraft by developing quiet, efficient, reliable technology these vehicles will need
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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.
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Onboard Video of the Perseverance Rover Landing is the Most Incredible Thing I've Ever Seen
Mon, 22 Feb 2021 19:52:00 GMT
The Mars rover sends back real-time video of its entire descent and landing on Mars
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No Sleep Till Jezero: Touchdown for Mars Perseverance Rover!
Thu, 18 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
New NASA Mars mission's landing system steers away from dangers on the Martian surface
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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
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NASA Study: To Find an Extraterrestrial Civilization, Pollution Could Be the Solution
Wed, 10 Feb 2021 12:00 EST
If there’s an advanced extraterrestrial civilization inhabiting a nearby star system, we might be able to detect it using its own atmospheric pollution, according to new NASA research.
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NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for SPHEREx Astrophysics Mission
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 16:21 EST
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization, and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission.
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Plans for May Asteroid Departure
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:48 EST
On May 10, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will say farewell to asteroid Bennu and begin its journey back to Earth.
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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.
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NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 10:41 EST
NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have signed a memorandum of understanding affirming the agencies’ intent to continue their longstanding partnership in mutually beneficial research activities advancing space, Earth, biological, and physical sciences to further U.S. national space policy and promote the progress of science.
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NASA Highlights Innovation, Technology at Virtual SciTech Forum
Tue, 05 Jan 2021 11:51 EST
Experts from across NASA will participate in the 2021 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum beginning Monday, Jan. 11.
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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
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NASA Discoveries, R&D, Moon to Mars Exploration Plans Persevere in 2020
Mon, 21 Dec 2020 10:21 EST
“NASA has impressed the nation with our resilience and persistence during the pandemic,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.
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NASA Awards Contract for X-59 Community Overflight Operations
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 18:37 EST
NASA has selected Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of Palmdale, California, to provide support for the community overflight response phase of the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) mission.
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NASA Awards Contract for Global Hawk Skyrange Program
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 15:03 EST
NASA has selected Northrup Grumman Systems Corp. (NGSC) of San Diego to provide demonstration engineering, manufacturing, and technical support for the Global Hawk Skyrange program at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
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NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager
Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:19 EST
"Gen. Yeager's pioneering and innovative spirit advanced America's abilities in the sky and set our nation's dreams soaring into the jet age."
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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
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NASA Invites Students to Join the Artemis Generation at SciFest Virtual Event
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:35 EDT
Venture with NASA to discover the future of flight, understand the portrait of planet Earth, and take the next steps in exploration at SciFest, the virtual STEM expo from the USA Science and Engineering Festival
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NASA Awards SETI Institute Contract for Planetary Protection Support
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:04 EDT
NASA has awarded the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, a contract to support all phases of current and future planetary protection missions to ensure compliance with planetary protection standards.
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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
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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
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Imagining Another Earth
Thu, 28 May 2020 10:27 EDT
This artist's concept shows exoplanet Kepler-1649c orbiting around its host red dwarf star.
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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
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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
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NASA’s TESS Enables Breakthrough Study of Perplexing Stellar Pulsations
Wed, 13 May 2020 11:00 EDT
Astronomers have detected elusive pulsation patterns in dozens of young, rapidly rotating stars thanks to data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).
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AAS Names 29 NASA-Affiliated Legacy Fellows
Thu, 30 Apr 2020 09:00 EDT
Twenty-nine scientists working at or affiliated with NASA have been named Fellows of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the major organization of professional astronomers in North America.
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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
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Kepler-1649c: Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Hides in Plain Sight
Thu, 16 Apr 2020 02:13 EDT
This artist's illustration shows what Kepler-1649c could look like from its surface.
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Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Found Hidden in Early NASA Kepler Data
Wed, 15 Apr 2020 11:21 EDT
A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star's habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.
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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
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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
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This Autonomous Drone is the First to Make Nighttime Offshore Deliveries
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Startup F-drones delivers heavy payloads to cargo ships and oil rigs docked up to 100 kilometers away from shore
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Security and Human Behavior (SHB) 2021
2021-06-04T11:05:21Z

Today is the second day of the fourteenth Workshop on Security and Human Behavior. The University of Cambridge is the host, but we’re all on Zoom.

SHB is a small, annual, invitational workshop of people studying various aspects of the human side of security, organized each year by Alessandro Acquisti, Ross Anderson, and myself. The forty or so attendees include psychologists, economists, computer security researchers, sociologists, political scientists, criminologists, neuroscientists, designers, lawyers, philosophers, anthropologists, business school professors, and a smattering of others. It’s not just an interdisciplinary event; most of the people here are individually interdisciplinary...


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Until We Get Rid of Fossil Fuels, Can Data Make Them More Efficient?
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 16:00:00 GMT
A data-science startup is helping oil and gas companies—and wind farms too— reduce production losses and improve sustainability
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Smart Bike Predicts Cars' Trajectories, Honks To Warn of Impending Crash
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 13:51:00 GMT
Onboard sensors and sophisticated algorithms could alert drivers, but what about cost?
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Changing Minds About Why Doctors Change Their Minds
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 12:00:00 +0000
After Covid, being open with patients about uncertainty may be the surest way to build trust in medicine.
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As Cars Become Mobility Services, Fujitsu and AWS Develop Automotive Cloud Computing Tools
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 13:53:00 GMT
Amazon and Japan’s biggest computer company collaborate to move automakers along the transition to transportation-as-a-service providers
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A Rare Find in Health Care: A Simple Solution to Racial Inequity
2021-06-02T00:00:00EDT
Research by Amitabh Chandra offers a stark new explanation for racial disparities in heart attack survival rates—a problem with immediate answers.
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Biden's budget blowout predicts years of Obama-level tepid growth
Fri, 28 May 2021 13:25:21 EST
Some analysts suggested that the administration is essentially admitting that its proposed surge in federal spending won’t actually boost the economy much at all.
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ESA extends deadline for astronaut applications as new Associate Member joins
Fri, 21 May 2021 16:06:00 +0200
Find your way to space with ESA's astronaut selection

Aspiring astronauts now have until 18 June 2021 to submit an application for ESA’s astronaut selection. The three-week extension comes as ESA welcomes Lithuania as a new Associate Member state. 


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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
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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
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With Drones and Other Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Must Come First
Tue, 23 Mar 2021 19:00:00 GMT
Engineers developing drones or similar robotic helpers need to focus on mitigating the dangers
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Army Trains AI to Identify Faces in the Dark
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:00:00 GMT
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has developed a dataset of faces to train facial recognition that works in darkness
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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
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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
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New and Hardened Quantum Crypto System Notches "Milestone" Open-Air Test
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Super strong protections now in place; just don't fiddle with the lasers
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Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 Test Aircraft Promises a New Era of Faster-Than-Sound Travel
Mon, 04 Jan 2021 20:00:00 GMT
The prototype of a planned, 65-seat airliner will fly in 2021
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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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Should the DoD’s Tech Professionals Work From Home—Permanently?
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:24:00 GMT
The Defense Innovation Board recommends continuing remote work beyond the pandemic, at home and in a nationwide network of coworking spaces
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Liquid Lasers Challenge Fiber Lasers as the Basis of Future High-Energy Weapons
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Boeing and General Atomics are teaming to scale a novel killer-laser technology to 250 kilowatts.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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U.S. Eases Restrictions on Private Remote-Sensing Satellites
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:44:00 GMT
Commercial satellite-imaging companies are set to benefit from the upcoming changes to regulations
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Tiny Satellites Could Distribute Quantum Keys
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:30:00 GMT
CubeSat design packs entangled photon generator into small space
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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: 274 Score: 3.57 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 359 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
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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
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New Antenna Will Boost UAV Communication with Satellites
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:00:00 GMT
The antenna can switch between a general and broadside radiation pattern, the latter of which emits a signal directly above the UAV and into space
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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
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DARPA Subterranean Challenge: Urban Circuit Preview
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT
The second event in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge starts this week
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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
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Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:42:33 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are Oracle, Smith & Wesson, and Family Dollar.

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The rapid hard-tech emergence
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:30:49 +0000
The tools and technology to move forward, from machine learning to sensors to nano materials, are more powerful and affordable than ever, allowing for higher ambition and far faster time to market.
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qualifiers: 25.00 trade, 25.00 google, 15.00 musk, 10.00 tesla, 10.00 development, 5.00 startup

This Week in Apps: WWDC 21 highlights, Instagram Creator Week recap, Android 12 beta 2 arrives
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:45:58 +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 continues to grow, 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 devices […]
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qualifiers: 25.00 google, 10.00 seattle, 10.00 microsoft, 10.00 development, 10.00 apple, 10.00 amazon, 5.00 uber

The air taxi market prepares to take flight
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 22:50:53 +0000
Electric air mobility is gaining elevation. But there's going to be some turbulence ahead.
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Daily Crunch: Toptal sues rival Andela for allegedly making ‘a perfect clone’ of its freelancer marketplace
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 22:10:32 +0000
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
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Inside Marqeta’s fintech mega-IPO
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 17:00:45 +0000
Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment.
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Michael Brown, the new chair of the powerful lobbying group NVCA, shares his agenda
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 22:38:25 +0000
Michael Brown, a longtime general partner with Battery Ventures, was just elected to the role of chairman of the National Venture Capital Association three years after joining its board of directors. Earlier this week, we caught up with Brown to ask about his new, year-long role with the 48-year-old trade group — and what issues […]
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Expanding Research Complex in Berkeley Highlights Dangers of U.S. Biolabs
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:12:39 +0000

Questions about the origins of Covid-19 raise concerns about the safety of U.S. biolabs.

The post Expanding Research Complex in Berkeley Highlights Dangers of U.S. Biolabs appeared first on The Intercept.


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qualifiers: 42.86 genetic, 8.57 development, 8.57 california, 4.29 uber

Video Friday: Drone Refueling
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:11:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
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Apple’s iPadOS 15 breaks the app barrier
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:50:06 +0000
The announcement of new iPad software at this year’s WWDC conference had an abnormally large expectation hung on it. The iPad lineup, especially the larger iPad Pro, has kept up an impressively frantic pace of hardware innovation over the past few years. In that same time frame, the software of the iPad, especially its ability […]
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SOSV, the global venture firm, just closed a $100 million fund to back its maturing startups
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 02:16:47 +0000
Sean O’Sullivan, the founder of the global venture outfit SOSV, has slowly but steadily built up a sizable operation over the years. SOSV started off as a family office, investing the capital of O’Sullivan after he cofounded two companies, including MapInfo, an outfit that went public in 1994 before Pitney Bowes acquired it years later, […]
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These Technologists Are Trying to Make COVID-19 Risk Assessment More of a Science
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:00:00 GMT
The microCOVID Project crunches your location and desired activity into a real-world risk estimate
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How many opinions does it take to hit the $100M ARR Club?
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:00:54 +0000
In a world of talking points and corporate jargon, opinions are refreshing — and Expensify CEO and founder David Barrett is full of them. One of his earliest lessons in life, for example, was that basically everyone is wrong about basically everything. If instilling that at a young age doesn’t force you to become an […]
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Big Brother is still watching you and he goes by the name Facebook
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:00:33 GMT

The social media giant’s offer of free internet access ensures that mobile users stay where it can keep an eye on them

The security guru Bruce Schneier once famously observed that “surveillance is the business model of the internet”. Like all striking generalisations it was slightly too general: it was strictly true only if by “the internet” you meant the services of a certain number of giant tech companies, notably those of Facebook (including WhatsApp and Instagram), Google (including YouTube), Twitter and Amazon.

The trouble is (and this is what gave Schneier’s aphorism its force) that for a large chunk of networked humanity, especially inhabitants of poorer countries, these walled gardens are indeed what people regard as “the internet”. And that’s no accident. Although Chinese smartphones are pretty cheap everywhere, mobile data tends to be prohibitively expensive in poor countries. So the deal offered by western tech companies is that data charges are low or zero if you access the internet via their apps, but expensive if you venture outside their walled gardens.

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7 new security features Apple quietly announced at WWDC
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:00:58 +0000
Apple went big on security and privacy during its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote this week, showcasing features from on-device Siri audio processing to a new privacy dashboard for iOS that makes it easier than ever to see which apps are collecting your data and when. While typically vocal about security during the Memoji-filled, two-hour-long(!) […]
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Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google targeted with 5 antitrust bills
2021-06-12T14:12:47+00:00
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The iPhone 12 Mini Makes Me Sick (Literally)
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:02:00 GMT
Manufacturers don’t like to talk about OLED display flicker, but for the sensitive, it’s a nightmare
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qualifiers: 25.00 google, 10.00 development, 10.00 apple

The rise of robotaxis in China
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 21:45:31 +0000
AutoX, Momenta and WeRide took the stage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 to discuss the state of robotaxi startups in China and their relationships with local governments in the country.
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qualifiers: 25.00 google, 10.00 development, 5.00 startup

Extra Crunch roundup: EU insurtech, 30 years of ‘Crossing the Chasm,’ embedded finance’s endgame
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 20:13:49 +0000
This morning, Anna Heim and Alex Wilhelm dug into the EU insurtech market, interviewing European VCs and collating the biggest recent rounds to take the temperature of the waters across the pond.
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NASA seeking proposals for two new private astronaut missions to ISS
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:10:01 +0000
NASA said Friday it was seeking proposals from commercial companies for two new private crewed missions to the International Space Station. The first mission would likely take place between fall of 2022 and mid-2023. The second one would follow sometime between mid-2023 and the end of 2023. Private astronaut missions are a relatively recent initiative […]
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Shopify brings on team from augmented reality home design app Primer
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:29:50 +0000
In Friday acquisition news, Shopify shared today that they’ve acquired the team from augmented reality startup Primer, which makes an app that lets users visualize what tile, wallpaper or paint will look like on surfaces inside their home. In a blog post, co-founders Adam Debreczeni and Russ Maschmeyer write that Primer’s app and services will […]
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qualifiers: 25.00 google, 10.00 apple, 5.00 startup

Vulnerabilities in Weapons Systems
2021-06-08T10:32:33Z

“If you think any of these systems are going to work as expected in wartime, you’re fooling yourself.”

That was Bruce’s response at a conference hosted by US Transportation Command in 2017, after learning that their computerized logistical systems were mostly unclassified and on the Internet. That may be necessary to keep in touch with civilian companies like FedEx in peacetime or when fighting terrorists or insurgents. But in a new era facing off with China or Russia, it is dangerously complacent.

Any twenty-first century war will include cyber operations. Weapons and support systems will be successfully attacked. ...


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qualifiers: 17.86 google, 7.14 microsoft, 7.14 development, 7.14 amazon

Streetwise: The Intersection of Health Care & Tracing Genetics
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:52:11 -0500
Barron's Jack Hough speaks with Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe co-founder and CEO, on the Streetwise podcast about the long-term outlook for her industry and about ways her company is trying to promote better health practices.

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Securely Erasing Your iPhone or iPad — With a Power Drill
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:00:19 +0000

If you can’t power on your mobile device, Apple has no answers for you. But you can still obliterate the data. Here’s how.

The post Securely Erasing Your iPhone or iPad — With a Power Drill appeared first on The Intercept.


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Mixing Britons’ food with politics invariably leaves a bad taste | Pen Vogler
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:00:25 GMT

The Brexit sausage war is nothing new: it follows an inglorious lineage that stretches all the way back to Hogarth’s Gin Lane

It’s summer at last! Time to gather a few neighbours round, start a fire, and throw another sausage war on to the flames. This one is about the complicated triangulation between the EU, Northern Ireland and Westminster over frictionless trade. Still awake? Let’s put it in terms “the public” can understand and, as former Brexit chief negotiator David Frost did, thunder about the right of “the shopper in Strabane” to get their favourite sausages or chicken nuggets. In fact, from Hogarth’s Gin Lane, right through to the pasty tax, politicians have scored political points around food, as a distraction from more important matters, such as whether children get fed.

If you were of telly-watching age in 1984, there might be a familiar whiff to Frost’s words. In Yes, Minister the not overly competent but endlessly fortunate minister, Jim Hacker, grappled with a rumoured proposal from Brussels to have the British sausage renamed the “emulsified high-fat offal tube”. Westminster is traditionally reluctant to get involved in our personal relationship with our shopping baskets and arteries. It still feels the pain of burnt fingers from the “hot pasty tax”; or Edwina Currie’s throwaway 1988 remark about the prevalence of salmonella in British egg production, which crashed consumer confidence overnight (it was reported that the industry had to slaughter four million hens). The knotty issues around processed meat products are delegated to food and health campaigners who would like Britons to eat a lot fewer, for the sake of our health, our waistlines and the welfare of the animals who end up in them.

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Facebook buys game studio BigBox VR
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 20:41:08 +0000
Facebook has bought several virtual reality game studios over the past couple of years, and they added one more to their portfolio Friday with the acquisition of Seattle-based BigBox VR. The studio’s major title, “Population: One,” was one of the big post-launch releases for Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2 headset and is a pretty direct Fortnite […]
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Why Mate Rimac is working on electric robotaxis
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:12:06 +0000
Mate Rimac, the founder and CEO of Croatian electric hypercar and components developer Rimac Automobili, started a separate company nearly three years ago to work on electric robotaxis. Little is known about the company, which still operates in stealth. Rimac told TechCrunch this week at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 he hopes to keep this separate […]
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Janux Therapeutics stock opens at double the upsized IPO's pricing
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:33:23 GMT

Janux Therapeutics Inc. received a bullish reception on its Wall Street debut, as shares of the California-based biotechnology company developing cancer treatments opened at double the upsized initial public offering price before paring some gains. The company raised $193.8 million as it sold 11.4 million shares in the IPO, which priced at $17 a share. That compares with previous expectations for an offering of 9.5 million shares and a pricing of between $15 and $17 a share. The stock's first trade was at $34.00 at 10:55 a.m. Eastern for 64,588 shares, which valued the company at about $1.3 billion. The stock has pulled back some since then, but was still up 43.1% at $24.32 in recent trading. the stock's bullish debut comes on a day that the Renaissance IPO ETF rose 0.8% while the S&P 500 declined 0.1%.

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Despite flat growth, ride-hailing colossus Didi’s US IPO could reach $70B
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:11:27 +0000
Didi filed to go public in the United States last night, providing a look into how the Chinese ride-hailing company's business weathered the pandemic.
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Google Chrome ends its war on address bar URLs—for now, at least
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:33:36 +0000
As it turns out, hiding URL information does not help security.
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Amazon, Google executives to testify before Senate antitrust committee next week
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:26:20 GMT

As House Democrats prepared to announce a handful of bills to rein in Big Tech's market powers, the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee announced Friday that executives from Amazon.com Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. are scheduled to testify next week, along with an exec from speaker maker Sonos Inc. , a critic of the two tech behemoths. Amazon Associate General Counsel Ryan McCrate and Google's public policy specialist Wilson White are slated to testify, Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., chair of the panel, and Mike Lee, R-Utah, said in a statement.

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Tesla takes aim at upstarts with 390-mile range, 200 mph Model S Plaid
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:08:09 +0000
Tesla's longest-serving car gets its long-awaited refresh.
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Banishing the Ghosts of the Great Recession
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:03:49 +0000

President Joe Biden wants to prioritize full employment over battling inflation.

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UBS investment makes Byju’s the most valuable startup in India
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 13:03:31 +0000
Edtech giant Byju’s has become the most valuable startup in India after raising about $350 million in a new tranche of investment from UBS Group and Zoom founder Eric Yuan, Blackstone and others that valued the Bangalore-based firm at $16.5 billion (post-money). In a new filing, Byju’s revealed that scores of investors including Abu Dhabi […]
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5 questions startups should consider before making their first marketing hire
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:19:52 +0000
Your first marketer will have an outsized impact on team dynamics as well as the overall strategic direction of the brand, product and company.
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O negacionismo como estratégia: como o trio governista opera para tentar esvaziar a CPI da Covid
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:48:14 +0000

Marcos Rogério, Luis Carlos Heinze e Eduardo Girão lideram a defesa de Bolsonaro com mentiras e apologia a medicamentos sem efeito.

The post O negacionismo como estratégia: como o trio governista opera para tentar esvaziar a CPI da Covid appeared first on The Intercept.


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How Software Is Eating the Car
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 16:33:00 GMT
The trend toward self-driving and electric vehicles will add hundreds of millions of lines of code to cars. Can the auto industry cope?
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Update: Google Used a New AI to Design Its Next AI Chip
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:17:00 GMT
And that next version of the TPU might help an AI design its own successor
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Anti-vaxxers are weaponizing Yelp to punish bars that require vaccine proof
2021-06-12T20:58:37+00:00
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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin auctions off seat on first human spaceflight for $28M
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:01:55 +0000
Blue Origin has its winning bidder for its first ever human spaceflight, and the winner will pay $28 million for the privilege of flying aboard the company’s debut private astronaut mission. The winning bid came in today during a live auction, which saw 7,600 registered bidders, from 159 countries compete for the spot. This was […]
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Museum of the Home reopens to protests over statue of slave ship owner
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:51:09 GMT

Diane Abbott among those saying statue of Robert Geffrye should be removed from east London building

The reopening of the Museum of the Home in London was met with protests on Saturday calling for the removal of a statue of slave ship owner Robert Geffrye following an intervention by the culture secretary to keep it in place.

The museum, in Shoreditch, east London, wanted to take down the statue of the 17th-century trader and former lord mayor of London, who made part of his fortune from the slave trade, from the front of its building.

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Google Won't Kill the URL After All
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 13:47:28 +0000
Plus: A Colonial Pipeline update, inside details of the FBI's Anom caper, and more of the week's top security news.
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The Guardian view on an Atlantic charter: new rules for new threats | Editorial
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:39:53 GMT

Joe Biden sees an increasingly dangerous world which in some ways resembles the 1930s. He’s right to update the way democracies cooperate

Before the second world war, states acted as they wished in international affairs, limited only by their resources and power. These circumstances began to change in August 1941, before America joined the allied cause. On a battleship off the coast of Newfoundland, the US president Franklin Roosevelt and the British prime minister Winston Churchill issued the Atlantic charter at a time when Nazi Germany appeared to be decisively winning the European war. A few months later, America, Britain, the Soviet Union and 23 other governments declared in the name of “United Nations” an intention to regulate the postwar world based on three revolutionary principles: free trade, non-aggression and democracy.

Eighty years later, Joe Biden and Boris Johnson have signed a new Atlantic charter, to reflect a world of different threats and one in which the UK is a much diminished power. Mr Biden looks out and sees an increasingly dangerous world. In some ways the vista resembles the 1930s – with populists, nationalists and demagogues on the rise, European powers divided, and democracy vulnerable to foreign manipulation. There’s no mention of China in the 604-word charter, but it is the undeclared target of many of the policies regarding debt transparency, freedom of navigation and protecting the west’s “innovative edge”.

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Gold futures settle at lowest in over a week
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:39:26 GMT

Gold futures posted losses for the session, as well as the week, on Friday, marking their lowest settlement in more than a week as strength in the U.S. dollar dulled investment demand for the precious metal. "Gold still has a lot going for it, but trade leading up to the FOMC decision [on Wednesday] could see prices settle between the $1,870 to $1,900 trading range," said Edward Moya, senior market analyst at Oanda. August gold fell $16.80, or 0.9%, to settle at $1,879.60 an ounce, the lowest most-active contract finish since June 3, FactSet data show. For the week, prices lost about 0.7%.

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Baker Hughes data show a weekly climb in U.S. oil-drilling rigs
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:10:17 GMT

Baker Hughes on Friday reported that the number of active U.S. rigs drilling for oil was up by six at 365 this week. The increase was the largest since the week ended May 14. Last week, the number was unchanged at 359. The total active U.S. rig count, which includes those drilling for natural gas, rose by five to stand at 461, according to Baker Hughes. July West Texas Intermediate crude continued to trade higher for the session. The contract was up 83 cents, or 1.2%, to $71.12 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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Political System Unites to Condemn Ilhan Omar for Telling the Truth
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:58:10 +0000

The frenzied attacks by Republicans and Democrats on the Minnesota representative are about maintaining absolute impunity for the U.S. and Israel.

The post Political System Unites to Condemn Ilhan Omar for Telling the Truth appeared first on The Intercept.


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Subtly sweet, tender and tangy, this red velvet cake shines with or without food coloring
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:00:08 EDT
This red velvet cake, scented with chocolate and musky vanilla, can be tinted with beet juice or food coloring,
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Android 12’s beautiful color-changing UI already lives up to the hype
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:15:14 +0000
Android 12's "Material You" UI debuts in Beta 2, and we go hands-on.
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Orphazyme stock's rocket ride leads to 20 volatility halts, Galecto stock halted 7 times
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:31:37 GMT

Shares of Orphazyme A/S blasted 383.8% higher, enough to make the Denmark-based biopharmaceutical company's stock by far the biggest gainer listed on major U.S. exchanges, prior to a trading halt. The stock, which was up as much as 1,387% at its intraday high of $77.77, was halted for volatility for the 20th time Thursday at 3:24 p.m. Eastern with the last trade at $25.30, and remains halted. The stock's rally gave the company a market capitalization of $884.3 million. The company confirmed that there was no news released Thursday. The last announcement was May 7, when the company said a pivotal trial of its treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease failed to meet primary and secondary endpoints, sending the stock plunging 32.8% that day. After Orphazyme, the next biggest gainer Thursday was Boston-based biotech Galecto Inc.'s stock , which ran up 170.0% prior to its seventh halt for volatility at 3:15 p.m. The stock's rallies comes as Nasdaq Composite gained 0.8% and the S&P 500 rose 0.5%.

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Oil futures gain, lifting U.S. prices back above $70 a barrel
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 18:40:30 GMT

Oil futures gained on Thursday, lifting U.S. prices back above $70 a barrel to their highest finish since mid-October 2018. Prices traded higher as traders continued to digest data released Wednesday that showed a more than 5 million-barrel weekly decline in U.S. crude inventories, but also revealed a 7 million-barrel increase in gasoline stockpiles, along with a weekly decline in implied demand for the fuel. Oil prices briefly dropped toward the session low around the time news related to Iranian sanctions emerged on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Biden administration lifted sanctions on some former Iranian officials and energy companies. West Texas Intermediate oil for July delivery rose 33 cents, or 0.5%, to settle at $70.29 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange after trading as low as $68.68.

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Corn futures on track to settle at highest in nearly a month as USDA cuts U.S. ending stocks estimate
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:21:53 GMT

Corn futures were headed for their highest finish in nearly a month on Thursday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture lowered its forecast for U.S. corn ending stocks for the 2021/2022 marketing year by 150 million bushels from the May estimate, or roughly 3.81 million metric tons. The USDA's forecast shows 2021/2022 corn ending stocks at 34.47 million metric tons, down from the previous forecast of 38.28 million metric tons. Corn ending stocks came in below trade expectations so corn bulls did have "some encouragement" from the report, lifting prices, said Sal Gilbertie, president and chief investment officer at Teucrium Trading. Still, "markets may have to wait for some weather news to get much above $7 for any prolonged period of time," he said. "It is weather from this point forward that will move corn prices." The most-active July corn contract was up 20 cents, or 2.9%, at $7.10 3/4 a bushel. Prices haven't settled above $7 since May 12, FactSet data show. Soybean futures edged lower, with the July contract down 14 1/4 cents, or 0.9%, at $15.48 1/4 a bushel. The USDA raised its forecast for U.S. soybean ending stocks by 15 million bushels, but that's "still a tight soybean market based on expectations," said Craig Turner, senior commodities broker at Daniels Trading.

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: Electronic Arts stock declines following report that hackers stole source code
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:47:00 GMT

Electronic Arts Inc. EA shares declined Thursday following a report that hackers stole source code for one of its most popular games as well as other data. EA shares, which had traded as much as 0.4% higher on the session, fell as much as 2.4%, following a report from Vice early Thursday. According to Vice, hackers have claimed online to have taken source code for EA’s FIFA 21 soccer game as well as code for its matchmaking server, the company’s Frostbite Engine that powers games such as Battlefield, and other intellectual property. Vice reported that hackers have been advertising about 780 gigabytes of EA data for sale in online forums. Vice reported that EA confirmed the breach, noting that no player data had been accessed. MarketWatch has reached out to EA but has yet to receive an independent confirmation of the report.

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IEEE New Initiatives Program is Looking to Bring Your Bright Ideas Into the Light
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
The Robots Guide and the IEEE Learning Network are among the enterprises sparked by the program
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Amazon, eBay fight legislation that would unmask third-party sellers
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:15:15 +0000
Federal and state bills come as e-commerce gains ground.
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SeKVM Makes Cloud Computing Provably Secure
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 18:45:00 GMT
Columbia University researchers have created a secure Linux-based hypervisor
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Subcarrier Signals: The Unsung Heroes of the FM Dial
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 15:03:00 GMT
How subcarrier radio signals made room for hidden FM stations—and helped ensure that everyone has access to the news
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Sold! Bidder pays $28m for spare seat on space flight with Jeff Bezos
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:24:36 GMT

Bids in 10-minute auction started at $4.8m for 20 July trip on Blue Origin spacecraft with Bezos and his brother.

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin has sold the spare seat of the company’s 20 July New Shepard space rocket blast-off for $28m, the company announced on Saturday.

Related: Rocket men: Bezos, Musk and Branson scramble for space supremacy

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David Eagleman: ‘The working of the brain resembles drug dealers in Albuquerque’
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:00:34 GMT

The neuroscientist, broadcaster and author on the evolution of the brain, the mystery of consciousnesss, and why the next generation will be much smarter than us

David Eagleman, 50, is an American neuroscientist, bestselling author and presenter of the BBC series The Brain, as well as co-founder and chief executive officer of Neosensory, which develops devices for sensory substitution. His area of speciality is brain plasticity, and that is the subject of his new book, Livewired, which examines how experience refashions the brain, and shows that it is a much more adaptable organ than previously thought.

For the past half-century or more the brain has been spoken of in terms of a computer. What are the biggest flaws with that particular model?
It’s a very seductive comparison. But in fact, what we’re looking at is three pounds of material in our skulls that is essentially a very alien kind of material to us. It doesn’t write down memories, the way we think of a computer doing it. And it is capable of figuring out its own culture and identity and making leaps into the unknown. I’m here in Silicon Valley. Everything we talk about is hardware and software. But what’s happening in the brain is what I call livewire, where you have 86bn neurons, each with 10,000 connections, and they are constantly reconfiguring every second of your life. Even by the time you get to the end of this paragraph, you’ll be a slightly different person than you were at the beginning.

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Clamour for wealth tax grows after revelations about super-rich’s affairs
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:00:33 GMT

Data leak published by ProPublica fuels calls to tighten up system which sees ultra-wealthy pay little or no tax

The revelation last week that the 25 richest US billionaires have paid very little tax even as their fortunes have soared has reignited demands for wealth taxes on both sides of the Atlantic.

An unprecedented leak of “a vast trove” of 15 years of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) data to the investigative news site ProPublica has provided a staggering insight into the legal strategies the very rich deploy to avoid tax.

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Bolsonaro Ramps Up Crackdown on Dissent With Tough Brazil Election Looming
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:44:05 +0000

From a dictatorship-era law to his campaign against the press, Brazil’s far-right president is ready to use his whole arsenal.

The post Bolsonaro Ramps Up Crackdown on Dissent With Tough Brazil Election Looming appeared first on The Intercept.


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The ProPublica Revelations Show Why We Need to Tax Wealth More Effectively
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 00:18:04 +0000
How Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Michael Bloomberg, George Soros, and other American billionaires have gamed the system.
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Why Can't Computing at the Heart of Bitcoin Be More Useful?
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:47:00 GMT
The landmark cryptocurrency's energy use is out of hand, so researchers are investigating ways to make it more productive
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Bidder pays $28m for space trip with Amazon's Bezos
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 22:46:08 GMT
The mystery auction winner will be part of the the first human flight by space company Blue Origin.
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Researchers create an 'un-hackable' quantum network over hundreds of kilometers using optical fiber - Toshiba's research team has broken a new record for optical fiber-based quantum communications, thanks to a new technology called dual band stabilization.
2021-06-12T22:13:43+00:00
Researchers create an 'un-hackable' quantum network over hundreds of kilometers using optical fiber - Toshiba's research team has broken a new record for optical fiber-based quantum communications, thanks to a new technology called dual band stabilization. submitted by /u/MicroSofty88
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: Mortgage rates fell over the past week, despite inflation hitting a 13-year high. What’s going on?
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 19:51:00 GMT
‘The fact that rate movements don’t appear to be tied to any specific data or developments makes it difficult to chart their path forward.’

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Apple will now let you choose which parts of your phone will update
2021-06-12T19:30:19+00:00
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Apple iPhones Can Soon Hold Your ID. Privacy Experts Are On Edge
2021-06-12T19:14:14+00:00
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CNN still hasn’t explained its decision to reinstate Jeffrey Toobin
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 15:07:50 EDT
What will the network do when it covers sexual misconduct?
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Five fertility clinic patients awarded $15m after failure of freezing tank
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:43:04 GMT
  • Storage tank maker knew of defect before California incident
  • Case likely to increase calls for regulation of $37bn industry

Five patients of a California fertility center have been awarded a total of $15m after a freezing tank failed, rendering some of more than 3,500 frozen human embryos and eggs unviable.

While the extent of the damage from the accidental thaw is unclear, jurors awarded the sum to clients of the Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco after finding that the storage tank maker, Chart Industries, knew about a defect that prevented accurate temperature monitoring and had not warned the center about the problem.

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Biden asks G-7 to take a tougher line on China, but not all allies are enthusiastic
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 13:54:00 EDT
Germany and Japan are among the members of the economic club with reservations about confronting a major trading partner.
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The best discounts from Xbox’s “Deals Unlocked” E3 2021 sale
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 17:41:32 +0000
Dealmaster also has early Prime Day deals, discounts on LG TVs, and more.
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What the special relationship looks like today – cartoon
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 17:00:35 GMT

Boris Johnson and Joe Biden put a brave face on it at the G7 summit


• You can order your own copy of this cartoon

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Trump’s shadow still looms over cloudy skies at G-7 summit
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:34:00 EDT
Biden has been greeted with equal parts optimism and skepticism as the specter of Trump transforms from an active storm to a threatening cloud for many U.S. allies.
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Harassment of girls at school just reflects back the world of adults | Barbara Ellen
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 16:00:34 GMT
Half the population watches porn so it’s no surprise that it has installed itself in our children’s lives too

Does the pornification of school culture in the UK merely reflect the adult world back at us?

Ofsted reports that sexual harassment and online sexual abuse are so routine for schoolchildren that they barely bother reporting it; 90% of girls and 50% of boys have been sent explicit pictures (“dick pics”). Girls, the biggest targets of harassment, report everything from unwanted touching, rape jokes and upskirting to being asked for nude images and having nudes shared on SnapChat and WhatsApp “like a collection game”.

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As Biden tries to rally allies, he faces questions abroad about the state of U.S. democracy
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:37:00 EDT
A new survey highlights the positive reaction abroad to Biden’s presidency after Trump, but resolving doubts about America’s internal divisions remains his challenge.
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Rose Byrne Channels Jane Fonda
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:00:00 +0000
From a café in Sydney, the Australian actress, who plays an aerobics guru on the Apple TV+ series “Physical,” discusses Vegemite, spandex, and her preference for Iyengar yoga.
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Our best pudding, parfait and panna cotta recipes for cool summer desserts
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:00:51 EDT
It's hard to say no to an eye-catching pudding, parfait or panna cotta for dessert on a hot day.
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On my radar: Shirley Manson’s cultural highlights
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:00:32 GMT

The singer on her obsession with The Bureau, the revolutionary Lil Nas X and her seafood pilgrimage to East Lothian

Born in Edinburgh in 1966, Shirley Manson is the frontwoman of alternative rock band Garbage and was previously a member of bands Goodbye Mr Mackenzie and Angelfish. Garbage released their self-titled debut in 1995 and in 1999 recorded the theme song for Bond movie The World Is Not Enough. Manson has also acted in US sci-fi series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Nickelodeon animated series Top Wing. Since 2019, she has presented The Jump, a podcast in which she interviews musicians such as Karen O and Matt Berninger. Garbage’s seventh album, No Gods No Masters, is out now on Infectious Music.

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Here are a bunch of iOS 15 features that Apple didn’t mention earlier
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:40:59 +0000
As usual, some of the most intriguing changes weren't necessarily the biggest.
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Virus-ravaged Brazil doesn’t want Copa America. But Bolsonaro says it’s hosting it anyway.
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:28:27 EDT
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Which iPhone Should You Buy (or Avoid) Right Now?
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:00:00 +0000
Picking the right phone has become increasingly difficult. This breakdown of Apple's lineup will help.
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What you need to know about El Salvador’s plan to use volcano-powered bitcoin as legal tender
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:00:00 EDT
Here's what the country's new bitcoin law could mean, and why implementation could be complicated.
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Peru's Fujimori: Bid to sent her back to prison 'absurd'
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:36:13 EDT
Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori says she trusts she will not be sent back to prison after a judge reviews her freedom in a money laundering case and insists that fraud was committed by her rival in a recent election she narrowly trails
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Anatomy of Japan’s joyless Olympics: A hyper-cautious bureaucracy and slow vaccine rollout
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:27:00 EDT
Japan is finally showing urgency. It’s too late to counter concerns around next month’s Games.
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The 17 Best Weekend Deals on Headphones, Webcams, and More
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
Beat the Prime Day rush with these early sales on the Fitbit Charge 4, AirPods Pro, and the GoPro Hero9, among others.
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Democrats seek to undo institutional racism embedded in pivotal New Deal law
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:00:00 EDT
The 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act excluded farmworkers, domestic workers and other professions dominated by workers of color.
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Bolsonaro fined for flouting mask order at motorcycle rally
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 06:16:15 EDT
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has led thousands of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo — and got hit with a fine for failure to wear a mask, in violation of local pandemic restrictions
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What’s up with Prada’s $995 volleyball?
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 06:00:00 EDT
We have so many questions.
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Ransomware’s suspected Russian roots point to a long detente between the Kremlin and hackers
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 05:00:00 EDT
One apparent cybercrime rule still applies: Don’t target Russia or its friends.
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Algeria holds first Parliament election since protest wave in 2019. But many stayed away.
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 04:34:00 EDT
The vote reflected dismay over the slow pace of reforms since longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was ousted in 2019.
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Seizure of Democrats' Apple data by Trump officials to be investigated
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:47:26 GMT
Two House members had their phone records released, reportedly at the request of Trump officials.
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Putin laughs off ‘killer’ comments ahead of summit with Biden
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 03:11:28 EDT
Putin described Biden as a “career man” who has “spent virtually his entire adulthood in politics,” making him a very different type of politician than former president Donald Trump.
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FTC approves $61.7m settlement with Amazon for pocketing driver tips
2021-06-12T07:11:13+00:00
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Cornwall, where G-7 leaders are hosted at a beach resort, is one of the poorest regions in Britain
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 02:36:15 EDT
Locals say the contrast between luxury hotels and food banks is stark.
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Moscow orders new restrictions as COVID-19 infections soar
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:49:55 EDT
Moscow’s mayor has ordered a week off for some workplaces and imposed restrictions on many businesses to fight coronavirus infections that have more than doubled in the past week
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Britain’s Boris Johnson takes shots at E.U. leaders as tensions over ‘sausage war’ threaten message of unity
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:47:53 EDT
“I’ve talked to some of our friends here today, who do seem to misunderstand that the U.K. is a single country, a single territory," Johnson told Sky News. "I just need to get that into their heads.”
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Amazon exec's husband jailed for two years for insider trading. Yes, with Amazon stock
2021-06-12T04:50:51+00:00
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Miss Manners: Roommate allowed to skip dinner in his own house
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Reader is annoyed that one night she made dinner and he didn’t eat it.
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Carolyn Hax: A bright child grows into an adult who can’t handle failure or criticism
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 00:00:01 EDT
You were raised to believe you had the inescapable responsibility to be perfect at everything. It’s making you miserable.
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Ask Amy: Quinceanera guests’ drinks may drain dad’s finances
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Wealthy ex-wife is inviting a large group that likes to drink. Should he pay half?
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Garland announces expansion of Justice Department’s voting rights unit, vowing to scrutinize GOP-backed voting restrictions and ballot reviews
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 21:50:00 EDT
The attorney general’s announcement comes as the Biden administration faces growing pressure from civil rights groups and state Democrats to more forcefully challenge GOP efforts pass new voting limits.
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Democrats try to ease tensions between ‘the Squad’ and Jewish lawmakers ahead of key month for party’s agenda
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 20:22:53 EDT
Republicans are looking to press the issue of Democratic tensions over Israel and possibly force a vote on whether Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) should be allowed to stay on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
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YouTube suspends Ron Johnson for a week after GOP senator touts questionable drugs to fight covid-19
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:43:00 EDT
Trump had promoted hydroxychloroquine and said he had taken the drug himself. Sen. Ron Johnson (Wis.) shared a clip in which he spoke of the supposed benefits of the drug.
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Chicago officer charged in Jan. 6 riot wore a police sweatshirt to the Capitol, U.S. alleges
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:28:28 EDT
Karol Chwiesiuk took a selfie in a senator’s office, officials say.
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G-7 leaders commit to donating 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines as summit begins
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:15:37 EDT
On the first day of a Group of Seven summit hosted by Britain, the G-7 leaders are also expected to endorse a minimum global tax rate on corporations of at least 15 percent.
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New questions about a key GOP impeachment witness for Trump
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:24:46 EDT
Revisiting a key witness Republicans cited for Trump's supposed exoneration.
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G-7 leaders try to signal that page has turned on Trump era
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:37:01 EDT
Rich democracies meeting in Britain sought to send a message Friday that they were back in business after a surge in vaccinations and the exit of a disruptive American president.
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Reporting about racial justice and the pandemic dominates the Pulitzer Prizes
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:43:25 EDT
A special citation went to the teenager who filmed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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Three Chips in One: The History of the BCD Integrated Circuit
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
STMicroelectronics’ super-integrated silicon-gate process—used to combine bipolar, CMOS, and DMOS technologies—is now an IEEE Milestone
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Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed George Floyd’s murder, awarded a Pulitzer citation
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:33:21 EDT
The Pulitzer board said her video highlighted "the crucial role of citizens in journalists' quest for truth and justice."
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Should my child get a coronavirus vaccine? Is it safe? Here’s what you should know.
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:28:47 EDT
Millions of children are eligible for a coronavirus vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that children get inoculated to prevent covid-19, which has killed an estimated 300 to 600 kids in the United States.
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CDC: ER visits for suspected suicide attempts among teenage girls rose during pandemic
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 12:42:40 EDT
The CDC’s findings on the increase in suspected teen suicide attempts “suggest more severe distress among young females than has been identified in previous reports during the pandemic,” the report says.
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This fruit-forward $13 rosé will quench your thirst this summer
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 12:00:00 EDT
RECOMMENDED | Plus, two more refreshing rosés for the season, as well as a crisp sparkling wine and an Oregon pinot noir to complete the week’s sips.
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Stock up on your favorite wine now: Low inventory and higher prices are on the horizon
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 12:00:27 EDT
The time to stock up on wine may be now as rising prices and lower inventory are looming in the months to come.
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Government pledges to raise legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:54:36 GMT

Commitment from justice ministry seen as victory by rights campaigners, who say current law is exploited to coerce children

The government has committed to raising the minimum legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales in a victory for campaigners.

Currently, 16 and 17-year-olds can marry with parental consent, but a coalition of charities has warned that this legal loophole is being exploited to coerce young people into child marriage.

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Last chance to reverse the UK’s shameful international aid cuts | Letters
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:52:36 GMT

Desmond Whyms on the opportunity this weekend’s G7 meeting presents for global leaders to put pressure on the British government. Plus, Henrietta L Moore on what leaders must do to genuinely ‘Build Back Better’

World leaders are meeting this weekend a few miles from my home in Penzance, Cornwall, in what could be our best and last chance to reverse the UK’s destructive aid cuts that followed the Foreign Office takeover of the Department for International Development last year.

Up to March of this year, I was proud to work for DfID, having spent many years supporting health systems and confronting disease in some of the most challenging settings in the world. Most recently, I was senior health adviser in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, where our support was vital to confronting Covid-19 and ensuring women can access reproductive health services. The shameful and heartbreaking prospect of having to dismantle this vital support led me to resign and seek more worthwhile employment elsewhere.

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Amazon could be forced to shed assets under House bill: report
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:48:49 GMT

House lawmakers are preparing to propose legislation that could require Amazon.com Inc. and other tech giants to effectively split into two companies or shed their private-label products, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The bill could be announced Friday, the Journal said. The proposal could force structural separation of Amazon and other big tech companies that Congress has spent 15 months investigating, according to the Journal. The report said a separate bill targets the ability of big tech companies to leverage their online platforms to favor their own products. Each bill has Democrats and Republicans signed on, the Journal said.

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‘Time is running out’: Democrats split over Biden’s relentless focus on infrastructure
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:32:00 EDT
Some Democrats say the threat to voting rights is a national emergency and that spending months on infrastructure distracts from protecting those rights — or doing anything else.
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Trump’s ever-present — and still growing — exploitation of the Justice Department
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:12:57 EDT
An onslaught of new details suggest we're still really only scratching the surface.
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What’s on the menu for the G-7 summit? Baked brie, toasted marshmallows and hot buttered rum.
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:09:29 EDT
The three-day summit in Cornwall, England, will also serve as an opportunity for Britain to show off its finest cuisine — and demonstrate that it has more to offer than jellied eel and beans on toast.
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Celebrate Juneteenth with hot links, chow-chow and a virtual cookout
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:42 EDT
Food writer Meiko Temple shares a recipe for grilled hot links with chow-chow as part of a virtual Juneteenth cookout celebration.
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Tesla stock holds to weekly advance after 'Plaid' Model S
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:51:37 GMT

Tesla Inc. stock fell on Friday after the unveiling of a souped-up version of its Model S sedan late Thursday, but the stock held on to gains around 1.3% for the week. The Model S, a sedan first sold in 2012, has lost ground to Tesla's cheaper sedan, the Model 3, and the newest offering, the compact SUV Model Y. The "Plaid" version of the Model S, which had its interior redesigned and is faster and more expensive, is also a few months late to get to market, and the Thursday event itself was more than one hour late in starting. Tesla and other auto makers have endured months of chip and parts shortages and rising raw-materials costs just as demand for new and used cars has increased. A revamped Model X, Tesla's full-size SUV, is also in the works. Shares of Tesla have lost 14% this year, but advanced 212% in the past 12 months. That contrasts with gains of 13% and 41% for the S&P 500 index in the same period.

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Amazon is fighting against laws that could force it to verify third-party sellers' identities and give out their contact information
2021-06-11T14:28:25+00:00
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Tracking the political appointees Biden is nominating to fill the top roles in his administration
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:25:11 EDT
Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,200 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.
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State abortion policies have become more extreme — without Roe v. Wade, the divide could widen
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:00:02 EDT
Pro- and anti-abortion legislation has become stronger over the past two decades, an indication of what the country would look like without the 1973 precedent.
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Red velvet cake is ‘the color of joy.’ Here’s how it rose into America’s dessert canon.
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:00:04 EDT
The deep history of red velvet involves mahogany cakes, beetroot cakes, food coloring and cream cheese frosting.
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The pandemic shed light on what it’s like to be a stay-at-home parent
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:00:12 EDT
This collective societal wake-up call has been strangely comforting — hundreds of millions of people suddenly understand with searing clarity the odd psychological challenge of being at home alone all day.
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Jeff Bezos Risks It All for His Space Dream
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0000
Plus: The origins of Blue Origin, Apple's annoying error messages, and a Kardashian plot twist.
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Covid-19 live updates: J&J to scrap about 60 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:00:56 EDT
The Food and Drug Administration cleared 10 million doses made at the problem-plagued Emergent BioSolutions plant for use.
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G-7 in Cornwall aims to be first carbon-neutral summit. What will it take to offset all the jet fuel?
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:44:00 EDT
Boris Johnson undercut his green messaging when he arrived by plane.
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Gottfried Böhm, Pritzker-winning architect who sculpted in concrete, dies at 101
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:19:00 EDT
He designed a monumental, jewellike church in the German town of Neviges.
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These high-tech strawberries cost $6 apiece. Here’s what they taste and smell like.
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:00:43 EDT
Oishii grows its strawberries indoors from a Japanese cultivar, tightly controlling the environment to produce something unusual -- and pricey.
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In southwestern Wisconsin, the bucolic Driftless Area is an overlooked gem
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:00:00 EDT
Spared by glaciers during the last Ice Age, the Dritftless Area is a hint of Appalachia in the Midwest.
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Dauphine’s pays respect to New Orleans with top-notch cooking and cocktails
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:00:00 EDT
Dauphine’s nails so many of the details, with design to match.
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Orphazyme stock losing half its value premarket, after rocketing fourfold the day before
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:55:18 GMT

Shares of Orphazyme A/S plunged 50.2% in active premarket trading Friday, after rocketing fourfold in the previous session, after the Denmark-based biopharmaceutical company said overnight that wasn't aware of any reason for the recent "extreme volatility." Trading volume was already up to 4.1 million shares before Friday's open, compared with the full-day average over the past 30 days of about 286,000 shares, according to FactSet On Thursday, the stock had soared as much 1,387% intraday before closing up 301.5% on volume of 7.9 million shares, and was halted a total of 22 times for volatility during the day. "The company is not aware of any material change in its clinical development programs, financial condition or results of operations that would explain such price volatility or trading volume that has occurred since June 10, 2021," the company said in a statement. "Investors who purchase the company's ADS or shares may lose a significant portion of their investments if the price of such securities subsequently declines." The company's applications for arimoclomol for Niemann-Pick disease type C are under priority review with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, with an expected action date of June 17. Even with the previous day's surge, the stock has gained 62.9% over the past three months through Thursday, while the S&P 500 has gained 7.6%.

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Frontex turning ‘blind eye’ to human rights violations, says former deputy
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:26:49 GMT

Gil Arias Fernández says EU border agency, which is under investigation for illegal migrant pushbacks, cannot stop far-right infiltrating its ranks

The former deputy head of Europe’s border and coastguard agency has said the state of the beleaguered force “pains” him and that it is vulnerable to the “alarming” rise of populism across the continent.

In his first interview since leaving office, Gil Arias Fernández, former deputy director at Frontex and once tipped for the top post, said he was deeply worried about the agency’s damaged reputation, its decision to arm officers, and its inability to stop the far-right infiltrating its ranks, amid anti-migrant movements across Europe.

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Rocket Report: Vandals spray-paint Buran; China to launch first crew in 4 years
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:29 +0000
"This idea has been around since the dawn of spaceflight."
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Maradona Jr pleads for DNA donors in search for Argentina’s stolen babies
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:13 GMT

The son of the footballing legend is carrying on his father’s quest to trace the children taken from parents murdered by the junta

Diego Armando Maradona Jr, son of the late Argentine football legend, is urging Italians to submit DNA to help the Argentinian government trace hundreds of children who were stolen and their parents murdered by the military junta that controlled the country four decades ago.

Maradona Jr is doing radio interviews in Italy and using his 400,000-strong social media following to broaden the search, which has already seen DNA testing programmes rolled out in Madrid and Rome.

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Apple Wants to Control Your Universe
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
This week, we talk about all things WWDC and Apple’s quest for worldwide gadget domination.
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Apple Starts Leaving Intel Macs Behind in MacOS Monterey
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
For the first time, some of Apple's own features will only be available on computers with the company's homegrown silicon.
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Amazon's Fire HD 10 Is Still the Best Cheap Tablet Around
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
The 10-inch tablet gets an optional keyboard and office apps, but it's still best as a cheap way to access all your Prime content.
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Janux Therapeutics set to go public after upsized IPO prices, valuing the biotech at $646 million
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:57:33 GMT

Janux Therapeutics Inc.'s stock is set to start trading Friday, after the California-based biotechnology company developing cancer treatments' upsized initial public offering priced overnight at $17 a share. The pricing was at the top of the expected range of between $15 and $17 a share, and valued the company at about $646.0 million. The company raised $193.8 million as it sold 11.4 million shares in the IPO, up from a previously expected offering of 9.5 million shares. The stock is expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "JANX." The company is going public at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF has lost 5.0% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 7.6%.

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Death of prisoner from covid-19 sparks protests as Bahrain battles outbreak
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 06:34:07 EDT
Husain Barakat, 48, had received the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine but still died after being hospitalized, according to human rights groups.
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I’m my high school’s first Black male valedictorian. I won’t be the last | Ahmed Muhammad
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:00:13 GMT

Ahmed Muhammad, in his valedictory speech, reflected on the unprecedented circumstances that shaped the class of 2021

Ahmed Muhammad recently became the first Black male valedictorian in the 106-year history of Oakland Technical high school in Oakland, California, graduating at the top of his class with a 4.73 grade point average (GPA) and offers from 11 top universities. A video of his moving graduation speech subsequently went viral, drawing widespread attention on social media and even earning praise from the state’s governor.

“I recently became the first Black male valedictorian in our school’s history. And I want to say something about that...“

Thank you, Ahmed for your powerful words. Look out world -- Oakland Tech is coming with some serious change makers! pic.twitter.com/vqANk21T5k

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Op-eds in a Chinese state tabloid slammed U.S. policy. The author works at the Pentagon.
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 05:55:55 EDT
Franz Gayl, a celebrated whistleblower and former Marine, is being investigated after attacking American policy on Taiwan in a Chinese government mouthpiece.
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Biden administration keeps long-sought Trump hotel documents under wraps
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 05:30:00 EDT
The Trump administration blocked Democrats’ efforts to unearth documents related to his federally leased D.C. hotel. Not much has changed under Biden.
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Boris Johnson says he and President Biden are ‘working together’ on case of Harry Dunn
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 04:17:28 EDT
Sacoolas was working in the United Kingdom for a U.S. intelligence agency, as was her husband, her lawyer told a Virginia court earlier this year.
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Most Americans support required vaccinations for school attendance, survey finds
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 02:31:24 EDT
President Biden is slated to announce the plan at the Group of Seven meeting in Britain this week.
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At the G-7 in Cornwall, protesting with signs, samba and electronic trash
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 02:16:00 EDT
Protesters are hoping to get the attention of world leaders.
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World leaders are in England, but beautiful British beaches have stolen the show
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 01:09:00 EDT
It's not all floating diapers, pebbles and angry seagulls.
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Student’s rape and murder puts India’s sexual violence under spotlight again
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 05:00:10 GMT

Despite new laws to combat the problem, a rape is reported every 15 minutes, leaving victims and families crying out for justice

It was a historic day for women in India. Mamata Banerjee and her party won a spectacular election victory in West Bengal, defeating the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) of the prime minister, Narendra Modi, defying many predictions. Securing a third term as chief minister, she was the only woman in such an important position in India.

The following day, 3 May, while TV anchors debated how Banerjee’s win represented not only a strong force against Modi but also made her a powerful woman in a patriarchal country, a 20-year-old student, known only as Jana (her identity cannot be revealed under Indian law), was cornered by two men in a village, about 70 miles west of Kolkata, West Bengal’s main city.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar clarifies tweet grouping U.S., Israel with Hamas, Taliban after criticism from Jewish Democratic lawmakers
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 21:39:00 EDT
Omar and several other congresswomen of color hit back in a tweet, calling their criticism of her “Islamophobic” and, in one case, “anti-blackness.”
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Queen Elizabeth II to join G-7 leaders in Cornwall
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 21:04:44 EDT
Buckingham Palace had previously only announced that the queen would meet the Bidens on Sunday at Windsor Castle.
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Elden Ring shows off first gameplay footage, confirmed for Jan. 2022
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 20:21:40 +0000
George R.R. Martin, From Software collaboration caps off trailer-filled event.
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States Are Making Tenants Jump Through Hoops to Get Federal Rental Assistance
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:06:20 +0000

Congress has approved $46.5 billion in rental assistance, but onerous documentation requirements make it hard for people to qualify.

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China’s Uyghurs living in a ‘dystopian hellscape’, says Amnesty report
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:00:52 GMT

Widespread internment, torture and rights abuses have been claimed by former detainees as Beijing continues a policy of denial

Amnesty International has collected new evidence of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region of China, which it says has become a “dystopian hellscape” for hundreds of thousands of Muslims subjected to mass internment and torture.

The human rights organisation has collected more than 50 new accounts from Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities who claim to have been subjected to mass internment and torture in police stations and camps in the region.

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Amazon's New Buds Make It Easier to Summon Alexa Than Ever
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:00:00 +0000
With good sound and excellent app integration, Amazon's latest wireless earbuds are an affordable AirPods Pro alternative.
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One Gaza street, 43 deaths: ‘The real war is the aftermath' – video
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 11:07:04 GMT

Omar Abu al-Ouf lost his parents, grandparents and two siblings when his building was bombed by the Israeli military last month, in a street where 43 people were killed. Two weeks after the 16-year-old was pulled from the rubble, he leaves hospital to visit his remaining family and return to what’s left of his devastated neighbourhood in Gaza City. Many of Omar’s neighbours also lost loved ones, and search through the rubble for possessions, after a war which killed more than 250 people in Israel and Gaza, the vast majority of them Palestinians 

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Flight of the GermFalcon: How a Potential Coronavirus-Killing Airplane Sterilizer Was Born
Mon, 09 Mar 2020 15:51:00 GMT
Dimer UVC’s ultraviolet germ zapper took some very hands-on design work
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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
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Do you have an example of UK car-led town planning you want to change?
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 13:28:39 GMT

Share your photos and stories of examples of car-led redevelopment where you live

We’d like to find out how your UK town or city was redesigned for road vehicles.

From the 1950s onwards many towns and cities across the UK adopted car led planning in line with rising car ownership. Today, many residents in urban areas hope to have more environmentally friendly spaces and cleaner air which is at odds with past car led redevelopment.

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Apple World's Full Scope Is Coming Into Focus
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
This week, Apple doubled down on its vision of a seamlessly integrated ecosystem of products, software, and services. The catch? You need to be all in on Apple.
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Our Favorite Cheap Earbuds Are an Unbelievable $16 Right Now
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 22:04:00 +0000
These affordable wireless buds from JLab Audio have the same specs as the Apple AirPods and sound almost as good.
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Here’s What 6G Will Be, According to the Creator of Massive MIMO
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 19:31:00 GMT
Tom Marzetta, the director of NYU Wireless, explains how it will be the next level of human-to-human communication
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How to Turn Off Amazon Sidewalk
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:22:54 +0000
The company is enlisting your Echo and Ring devices into an internet-sharing mesh network starting Monday. It’s not too late to opt out.
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Amazon-dwellers lived sustainably for 5,000 years
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 01:48:36 GMT
Indigenous people lived sustainably in the tropical Amazon rainforest for more than 5,000 years, a study shows.
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Until We Get Rid of Fossil Fuels, Can Data Make Them More Efficient?
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 16:00:00 GMT
A data-science startup is helping oil and gas companies—and wind farms too— reduce production losses and improve sustainability
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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
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Video Friday: NASA Sending Robots to Venus
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:40:00 GMT
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
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Six tips for tackling sensitive skin: how the experts deal with dryness, tightness, itchiness and redness
Fri, 07 May 2021 11:48:46 GMT

If you struggle to find creams and lotions that are right for you, this advice on skincare ingredients and routines will hit the spot

Sensitive skin can mean different things, from dryness, tightness, itchiness and redness to skin that seems to react to pretty much anything. But for dermatologists, one thing rings true no matter what the symptoms – your skin barrier has issues. “There’s definitely a genetic element to our skin and how robust it is, so some skin barriers are more vulnerable than others,” says Dr Justine Hextall, a consultant dermatologist at La Roche-Posay.

The outermost layer of skin acts as a seal to lock in hydration so a healthy barrier is key to keeping our skin smooth, supple and comfortable. “If the skin barrier is not functioning well, you’ll notice very dry skin in some areas, particularly in the midface, and it might get flaky,” says Hextall. The good news, however, is that it can take just days to settle an irritated or disrupted skin barrier – you just need to know how to go about it. Try these expert tips to get you started:

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Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:17:02 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc.

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How JPL's Team CoSTAR Won the DARPA SubT Challenge: Urban Circuit Systems Track
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:22:00 GMT
Team CoSTAR’s journey from space robotics to a winning team of underground robots
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Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 Test Aircraft Promises a New Era of Faster-Than-Sound Travel
Mon, 04 Jan 2021 20:00:00 GMT
The prototype of a planned, 65-seat airliner will fly in 2021
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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
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Amazon’s Project Kuiper is More Than the Company’s Response to SpaceX
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Amazon Web Services and Blue Origin could mean the satellite constellation becomes part of a larger ecosystem
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Jeff Bezos and brother to fly to space in Blue Origin flight
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:07:44 GMT
The Amazon founder will take the first human flight launched by his space company, Blue Origin.
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ICE Locks Down Facility as Women Protest Handling of Possible Tuberculosis Case
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 21:47:24 +0000

Women detained by ICE staged a protest after learning of possible tuberculosis exposure. Facility staff responded by taking away phone access.

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‘We are democratising the right to laziness’: the rise of on-demand grocery deliveries
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 11:00:29 GMT

Companies are springing up all over the UK promising to deliver whatever you want in as little as 10 minutes. But what could we lose by never popping out for milk again?

One Friday afternoon in May, Glenn Cobane, 40, who lives with his wife and two cats in Salford, did some grocery shopping: a loaf of bread, bananas, an avocado, cat food, chocolate brownies and some cans of beer. Rather than going to a nearby corner shop or walking a mile to the large Tesco Extra, he bought the food and drink from a new app called Weezy. He placed the order at 2.19pm. “I just sent the order, typed an email and then it arrived.” he says. It is now 2.27pm, and I’m standing on his doorstep beside the courier.

“This is the third or fourth time I’ve used them in the past fortnight,” Cobane says. The Weezy delivery rider might have shaved a few minutes off the mile-long journey from the warehouse to Cobane’s house on his e-bike if he hadn’t had to wait for me to keep up.

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VC Pledged to 'Do Better' on Diversity. It's Barely Changed
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 11:00:00 +0000
The Black Lives Matter protests drew sympathetic public statements from investors in 2020. One year later, signs of progress are harder to find.
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Smart Bike Predicts Cars' Trajectories, Honks To Warn of Impending Crash
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 13:51:00 GMT
Onboard sensors and sophisticated algorithms could alert drivers, but what about cost?
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Alphabet's Loon Failed to Bring Internet to the World. What Went Wrong?
Mon, 01 Feb 2021 15:29:00 GMT
The balloon-based wireless provider ultimately couldn’t close the digital gap
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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New York Senate Confirms Pro-Cop District Attorney to Highest Court
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 20:50:39 +0000

Madeline Singas opposed bail reform and other progressive measures as Nassau County district attorney.

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The Dark, Democratizing Power of the Social-Media Stock Market
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:30:00 +0000
BitClout collapses everything—art, humor, personhood—into money, laying bare just who, and what, we are willing to pay for.
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Unitree’s Go1 Robot Dog Looks Pretty Great, Costs Just USD $2700
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:28:00 GMT
This seems like an incredibly low price for what appears to be a very capable little robot
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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
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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
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Somehow This Robot Sticks to Ceilings by Vibrating a Flexible Disc
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 17:45:00 GMT
It's either some obscure fluid effect or black magic
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Farmers' opposition to UK-Australia trade deal grows
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 23:52:03 GMT
Opposition among UK farmers is rising towards the trade deal close to being concluded with Australia.
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Blurred Satellite Images Make Rebuilding Palestine Harder
Fri, 28 May 2021 19:58:00 +0000
Digital researchers and aid groups say free mapping tools like Google Earth are too imprecise.
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MOXIE Might Be the Most Exciting Thing Perseverance Has Brought to Mars
Fri, 28 May 2021 18:42:00 GMT
It might not be able to fly or drill or shoot lasers, but MOXIE is how humans are going to get to Mars and back
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Dumbed Down AI Rhetoric Harms Everyone
Wed, 26 May 2021 16:00:00 +0000
By ignorance or malice, policymakers use sweeping platitudes to regulate artificial intelligence, which may persecute citizens more than protect them.
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Coming Home: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission to Begin Return from Deep Space
Fri, 07 May 2021 14:37:00 GMT
Robotic spacecraft begins its two-year voyage to bring back 300-gram soil sample from asteroid Bennu
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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
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New and Hardened Quantum Crypto System Notches "Milestone" Open-Air Test
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:00:00 GMT
Super strong protections now in place; just don't fiddle with the lasers
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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
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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
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Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:48:27 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are DuPont, Nike, and KB Home.

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Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:30:24 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, and Nike.

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Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:42:33 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are Oracle, Smith & Wesson, and Family Dollar.

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Stocks to Watch: BlackBerry, Oracle, Kroger are stocks to watch
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:01:11 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are BlackBerry, Oracle, and Kroger.

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Stocks to Watch: FedEx, Jabil, Red Hat are stocks to watch
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:30:21 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are FedEx, Jabil Circuit, and Red Hat.

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Stocks to Watch: Covidien, Medtronic, are stocks to watch
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:05:28 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday’s session are Covidien, Medtronic and Layne Christensen and Korn/Ferry International.

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Stocks to Watch: Lululemon, Finisar, Target are stocks to watch
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:24:41 GMT
Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are Lululemon Athletica, Finisar, and Target.

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The FBI’s Director Compares Ransomware Threat to 9/11
Sat, 05 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0000
Plus, a Supreme Court decision on a controversial anti-hacking law, a WhatsApp walk-back, and more of the week’s top security news.
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As Cars Become Mobility Services, Fujitsu and AWS Develop Automotive Cloud Computing Tools
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 13:53:00 GMT
Amazon and Japan’s biggest computer company collaborate to move automakers along the transition to transportation-as-a-service providers
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Lasers Could Clear Space Junk From Orbit
Fri, 14 May 2021 19:25:00 GMT
Adaptive optics proposal would allow tracking and steering of small but still damaging orbital debris
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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
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Army Trains AI to Identify Faces in the Dark
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:00:00 GMT
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has developed a dataset of faces to train facial recognition that works in darkness
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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
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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
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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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Team CoSTAR Trains Robots for Exploring Caves on Earth and Space
Tue, 22 Dec 2020 22:05:00 GMT
Spot tackles lava tubes as JPL prepares for the final DARPA SubT event
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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
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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
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This Autonomous Drone is the First to Make Nighttime Offshore Deliveries
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Startup F-drones delivers heavy payloads to cargo ships and oil rigs docked up to 100 kilometers away from shore
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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
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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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China to Launch Space Mining Bot
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Chinese company sets out first steps towards extracting space resources
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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qualifiers: 1.43 california, 0.71 startup

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: 228 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 501 days
qualifiers: 1.43 tesla, 0.71 startup

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: 229 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 507 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development, 0.71 startup

NASA Awards Universities $1.4M for Space Station, Suborbital Research
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 15:04 EDT
NASA has awarded $1.4 million to nine universities and organizations across the country for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission, including studying radiation effects and growing food for long-duration space travel.
Match ID: 230 Score: 1.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 8 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

Microsoft’s Vote Tracking Software Clears a Major Hurdle
Thu, 03 Jun 2021 17:18:29 +0000
Hart InterCivic will be the first private vendor to partner with the company on using its open-source ElectionGuard system.
Match ID: 231 Score: 1.43 source: www.wired.com age: 9 days
qualifiers: 1.43 microsoft

IEEE President’s Note: New STEM Portal Offers a Chance to Give Back
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Volunteers can find outreach programs in their area on the TryEngineering.org Volunteer STEM Portal
Match ID: 232 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 11 days
qualifiers: 1.43 microsoft

Security Vulnerability in Apple’s Silicon “M1” Chip
2021-06-01T11:26:41Z

The website for the M1racles security vulnerability is an excellent demonstration that not all vulnerabilities are exploitable. Be sure to read the FAQ through to the end.

EDITED TO ADD: Wired article.


Match ID: 233 Score: 1.43 source: www.schneier.com age: 11 days
qualifiers: 1.43 apple

Apple’s M1 Chip Has a Fascinating Flaw
Sun, 30 May 2021 13:00:00 +0000
The covert channel bug is harmless, but it demonstrates that even new CPUs have mistakes in them.
Match ID: 234 Score: 1.43 source: www.wired.com age: 13 days
qualifiers: 1.43 apple

In Apple’s War On Developers, Users Are the Biggest Losers
Mon, 24 May 2021 13:00:00 +0000
The App Store’s draconian demands prevent app creators from making changes that would help consumers, or from making helpful apps in the first place.
Match ID: 235 Score: 1.43 source: www.wired.com age: 19 days
qualifiers: 1.43 apple

‘I broke out in spots just before my son’s wedding’: four women on living with sensitive skin
Fri, 07 May 2021 11:50:37 GMT

The impact of skin conditions on self-esteem can be devastating. That’s why it’s so vital to pinpoint the right regime – and understand how skin changes over time

Nearly every one of us knows the feeling of looking in the mirror and seeing that, of all days, our skin has chosen to play up today. We make an effort with concealer, wonder if popping a spot might work, and then we head off to meet our date, attend a wedding or grapple with a big day at work. Life goes on, but all the while we’re fighting down the voice that says: “They’re looking at my terrible skin.”

For people with lifelong skin concerns, that voice just never shuts up. A parliamentary report from September 2020 showed that 98% of people with skin conditions said their self-esteem was affected, 87% of the respondents also said their skin had a negative impact on their social and leisure activities.

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Match ID: 236 Score: 1.43 source: www.theguardian.com age: 36 days
qualifiers: 1.43 apple

NASA Awards Earth Science Data and Information System Contract
Thu, 06 May 2021 16:16 EDT
NASA has awarded the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development (EED)-3 contract to Raytheon Company of Riverdale, Maryland.
Match ID: 237 Score: 1.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 37 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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
Match ID: 238 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 58 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

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: 239 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 95 days
qualifiers: 1.43 seattle

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: 240 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 101 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

No Sleep Till Jezero: Touchdown for Mars Perseverance Rover!
Thu, 18 Feb 2021 13:00:00 GMT
New NASA Mars mission's landing system steers away from dangers on the Martian surface
Match ID: 241 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 114 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Should Leave Past Space Probes in the Dust
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:27:00 GMT
New mission uses AI to navigate Martian surface three times as quickly
Match ID: 242 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 116 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

Test and measurement solutions & how to control test equipment remotely, while respecting social-distancing.
Fri, 05 Feb 2021 18:30:00 GMT
Introducing Social-Distanced Testing to Space Industry
Match ID: 243 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 127 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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: 244 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 127 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for SPHEREx Astrophysics Mission
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 16:21 EST
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization, and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission.
Match ID: 245 Score: 1.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 128 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

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: 246 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 171 days
qualifiers: 1.43 seattle

NASA Awards Contract for X-59 Community Overflight Operations
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 18:37 EST
NASA has selected Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of Palmdale, California, to provide support for the community overflight response phase of the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) mission.
Match ID: 247 Score: 1.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 177 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

NASA Awards Contract for Global Hawk Skyrange Program
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 15:03 EST
NASA has selected Northrup Grumman Systems Corp. (NGSC) of San Diego to provide demonstration engineering, manufacturing, and technical support for the Global Hawk Skyrange program at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
Match ID: 248 Score: 1.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 179 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

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: 249 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 212 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

Liquid Lasers Challenge Fiber Lasers as the Basis of Future High-Energy Weapons
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Boeing and General Atomics are teaming to scale a novel killer-laser technology to 250 kilowatts.
Match ID: 250 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 234 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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: 251 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 270 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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: 252 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 289 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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: 253 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 292 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

NASA Awards SETI Institute Contract for Planetary Protection Support
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:04 EDT
NASA has awarded the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, a contract to support all phases of current and future planetary protection missions to ensure compliance with planetary protection standards.
Match ID: 254 Score: 1.43 source: www.nasa.gov age: 337 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

U.S. Eases Restrictions on Private Remote-Sensing Satellites
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:44:00 GMT
Commercial satellite-imaging companies are set to benefit from the upcoming changes to regulations
Match ID: 255 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 346 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

Zombie Satellites Return From the Graveyard
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Mission Extension Vehicles give dead spacecraft a new lease on life
Match ID: 256 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 359 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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: 257 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 393 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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: 258 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 421 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

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: 259 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 473 days
qualifiers: 1.43 development

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: 260 Score: 1.43 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 479 days
qualifiers: 1.43 california

Running a Consumer Fintech Startup within Goldman Sachs
2021-06-01T00:00:00EDT

Match ID: 261 Score: 0.71 source: hbswk.hbs.edu age: 12 days
qualifiers: 0.71 startup

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: 262 Score: 0.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 410 days
qualifiers: 0.71 startup

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: 263 Score: 0.71 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 414 days
qualifiers: 0.71 startup

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