CAREER COLUMN 07 January 2022 Broaden your scientific audience with video animation Academic writing can go only so far. Use video and animations in plain language to explain why your research matters, says Alvina Lai. Alvina Lai 0 Alvina Lai Alvina Lai is an associate professor at University College London. Her research involves genetics, statistics,
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Devices called organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) can be used to make computer screens and smartphone displays that offer better image quality and energy efficiency than other display technologies, such as liquid-crystal displays. Now, flexible OLED displays have been produced entirely by 3D printing1. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy or subscribe Subscribe
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Stronger winds and heavier snow are expected in the eastern United States, from Tennessee to New York, tonight, potentially generating the region’s first bomb cyclone of the 2022 winter season, according to forecasting service AccuWeather. (Photo : Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images) A bomb cyclone is a severe meteorological phenomenon in which barometric pressure rapidly
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An artist rendering of Oklo’s Aurora powerhouse Image credit: Gensler Federal regulators have denied the application from Silicon Valley nuclear power start-up Oklo to build and operate its advanced nuclear reactor, dubbed Aurora, in Idaho. The Nuclear Regulatory Agency filed the decision on Thursday and cited lack of sufficient information about potential accidents and safety
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WASHINGTON — After setting a record for launch activity in 2021, SpaceX started 2022 with the Falcon 9 launch of a set of Starlink satellites Jan. 6. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4:49 p.m. Eastern on a mission designated Starlink 4-5 by SpaceX.
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BOOK REVIEW 07 January 2022 Origins of consciousness, and sustainable cities: Books in brief Andrew Robinson reviews five of the week’s best science picks. Andrew Robinson 0 Andrew Robinson Andrew Robinson’s many books include Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World’s Undeciphered Scripts and Einstein on the Run: How Britain Saved the World’s Greatest Scientist.
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This week’s run time is 38:08.  Bonus: For a list of the projects mentioned in Joel and Heather’s chit-chat, check out “2022: The year in preview.“ WEEK IN REVIEW (6:25) FEATURES Meet our new sustainability analyst (23:50) Dylan Siegler, most recently in corporate responsibility at Verizon and previously with NRG Energy, has joined the GreenBiz
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For four weeks during 2021, this TechCrunch reporter took the plunge and tested a “metabolic fitness” service from Bangalore-based startup Ultrahuman. The tracker program, branded Cyborg, uses arm-mounted medical grade hardware to get a real-time read-out of your blood glucose — using that dynamic data-point to power a quantified health service that scores what you
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James Webb Space Telescope, a day after fully tensioning the sunshield, has now completed another complex procedure. The space observatory’s secondary mirror was deployed using what a Webb engineer described as the “world’s most sophisticated tripod.” The 2.4-feet-wide mirror is located on the tips of three carbon fibre tubes which extend out from the large
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Today, Khosla Ventures said it raised over $550 million for its first Opportunity Fund. Samir Kaul, managing partner, Khosla Ventures The new oversubscribed fund brings Khosla’s total set of funds to just under $2 billion. Managing partner Samir Kaul told TechCrunch that the fund gives the firm an opportunity to retain its pro rata and
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Sustainable and resilient cities have adopted green infrastructure as a strategy for enhancing the lives of urban people while achieving sustainability and resilience goals. The sorts of initiatives that cities execute with long-term consequences on people and the urban environment are influenced by how green infrastructure is defined. (Photo : Photo by Jamie G on
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TAMPA, Fla. — Condosat operator Loft Orbital has ordered another batch of small satellite buses from LeoStella after securing undisclosed customers looking to fly payloads in 2023. The companies declined to discuss how many buses were ordered, but Loft Orbital CEO Pierre-Damien Vaujour told SpaceNews that customers have already fully booked one of them and
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Jonathan Martinez Contributor Jonathan Martinez is a former YouTuber, UC Berkeley alum and growth marketing nerd who’s helped scale Uber, Postmates, Chime and various startups. More posts by this contributor 5 common growth marketing mistakes startups make In growth marketing, signal determines success It’s been a crazy year in growth marketing, what with the meteoric
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WASHINGTON — The upper stage of a failed Angara launch harmlessly reentered Jan. 5, capping another setback in the protracted development of that vehicle. The U.S. Space Force’s 18th Space Control Squadron said the Persei upper stage from the Angara-A5 launch reentered at 4:08 p.m. Eastern over the South Pacific Ocean. The reentry took place
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1. Li, H. et al. Classifying Drosophila olfactory projection neuron subtypes by single-cell RNA sequencing. Cell 171, 1206–1220 (2017). CAS  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  2. Davie, K. et al. A single-cell transcriptome atlas of the aging Drosophila brain. Cell 174, 982–998 (2018). CAS  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  3. Konstantinides, N. et al. Phenotypic
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This article was adapted from Climate Tech Weekly, a free newsletter focused on climate technologies. While the rest of the incoming climate tech pitches tapered off dramatically during the year-end holiday, you can expect a smattering of consumer-catered introductions this week pegged to the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.   One of the more notable
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China’s first independent interplanetary mission, Tianwen-1, pulled a new year’s surprise by clicking incredible selfies on Mars above its north pole. The images showed the mission’s solar arrays and antennas as well as a partial closeup of the orbiter. It also showed the Red Planet’s northern ice cap. Tianwen-1 released a small camera to fly
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Electric boats have been around for a long time, mainly in applications where the expectations for range and speed are lower than large powerboats. Now, companies like Taiga Motors and Nautique are leveraging electric motors’ low-end torque to enhance the water powersport experience – but bigger boats carry bigger expectations. Brunswick’s ACES strategy, revealed this
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NATURE PODCAST 05 January 2022 Science in 2022: what to expect this year Vaccines, Moon missions, and biodiversity — we hear what science has in store for the new year. Benjamin Thompson Benjamin Thompson View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email Subscribe Subscribe iTunes Google
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