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Plants

Why are plants green?

When sunlight shining on a leaf changes rapidly, plants must protect themselves from the ensuing sudden surges of solar energy. To cope with these changes, photosynthetic organisms — from...
Poniua ena

Astronomers have discovered the second-most distant monster black hole ever found

Poniua'ena is only the second quasar yet detected at a distance calculated at a cosmological redshift greater than 7.5 and it hosts a black hole twice as large as...
Zealand

Is New Zealand a different continent from Australia?

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New Zealand has its own continent. This is New Zealand, also known as Zeeland or Tasmantis, a gigantic mass of continental crust with more or less a surface that...
Verkhoyansk

38 degrees Celsius (100,4º F) in the middle of the Arctic Circle?

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Verkhoyansk is a mass of houses about 5,000 kilometers from Moscow in the middle of the Arctic Circle. With 1200 stable inhabitants it is known to be one of...
Kepler Telescope

How many Earth-like planets are in the habitable zone of its star in our...

To be considered Earth-like, a planet must be rocky, roughly Earth-sized and orbiting Sun-like (G-type) stars. It also has to orbit in the habitable zones of its star--the range...
Robot with artificial brain

Do artificial brains need to sleep … and have dreams?

No one can say whether androids will dream of electric sheep, but they will almost certainly need periods of rest that offer benefits similar to those that sleep provides...
Falcon 9 launch

SpaceX deploys 60 Starlink satellites with a reused Falcon 9 rocket

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SpaceX has completed the second launch of a Falcon 9 in just four days, taking into account the one we witnessed on Saturday and this one made on Wednesday...
Exercise cleans-up muscles

The death marker protein cleans up your muscles after exercise

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports have demonstrated that physical activity prompts a clean-up of muscles as the protein Ubiquitin tags onto worn-out...
LauncherOne launch fail

Virgin Orbit fails its first test to launch its LauncherOne into space

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Virgin Orbit, Richard Branson's company that seeks to launch a rocket from the air, failed its first test in orbit. After flying a modified Boeing 747, the company was...
Test tube COVID-19

Study finds that four out of ten people may be immune to coronavirus without...

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Scientists around the world are competing to develop a coronavirus vaccine, and epidemiologists are trying to predict how the pandemic will develop until such a vaccine becomes available. However, both...
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Amazon

This was Amazon’s twisted plan to copy its competitors’ products

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As Amazon's own brands have quietly grown, the company founded by Jeff Bezos has repeatedly been accused of copying successful products from outside sellers...
China wall

Microsoft closes LinkedIn in China

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Microsoft has announced that LinkedIn is shutting down in China. The social network for professionals will stop operating in the Asian giant after arguing...
iPhone 13

Ten million fewer iPhone 13s and delays for buyers due to chip shortage

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Apple was expected to produce 90 million of its new iPhone 13 in the last three months of 2021, but the company is already...
Mobile device security

Why is Mobile Device Security Absolutely Critical in 2021?

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What do we need mobile devices for? Almost everything there is! Your mobile devices contain all sorts of important personal information and work-related data,...
Movie streaming tablet

The best free alternatives to watch series and movies without paying a cent (and...

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Before Netflix, to watch series and movies you had what was "on" on TV channels or DVD and Blu-Ray rentals. But since 2015 a...
Runners

Best Gift Ideas for Tech-Savvy Runners

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When it comes to runners, everyone who knows one understands their dedication and commitment to their training routines. Runners are typically not casual about...
Google Maps New York

Google Maps will recommend the least polluting route

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A new feature announced today by Google Maps could change the way millions of people get around. The company explains that it will stop...

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