CORRESPONDENCE 15 June 2021 Concern over use of the term Z-DNA Alan Herbert  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0093-1572 0 , Andrew H.-J. Wang  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0016-5337 1 , Thomas M. Jovin  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7293-5081 2 , Edward S. Mocarski  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8362-9490 3 , Manolis Pasparakis  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9870-0966 4 & Karen M. Vasquez  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6958-5073 5 Alan Herbert InsideOutBio, Charlestown, Massachusetts,
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SpaceNews recently highlighted the growing recognition that companies can use space-based data and services to demonstrate their implementation of the environmental component of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) principles.  It is fantastic to see the space industry supporting ESG objectives by providing data and monitoring for Earth-based environmental sustainability efforts.  Yet we also need to recognize
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A new online resource from the National National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a non-profit alliance of 31 leading U.S. cancer centers, hopes to help people with cancer and their caregivers who have questions or concerns about Covid-19 vaccines. The four-page guide recommends that people with cancer get vaccinated against Covid-19 as soon as possible, as
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Date/Time: July 13, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) As the need for climate action grows, decarbonization is becoming a major goal for more organizations. Procuring clean energy is a crucial strategy in this effort.  Yet the most common tool for corporate procurements, power purchase agreements (PPAs), is complex. Corporations and organizations often do not
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Pacific Gas & Electric, the utility company that serves much of northern California, has commissioned the first of many standalone microgrids in Mariposa county near Yosemite National Park. Built and installed by BoxPower, the remote grid will permanently replace the overhead distribution power lines that once served a handful of customers in Briceburg, a community located
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SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell Jay Westcott / NASA SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell returned to her alma mater on Monday and delivered Northwestern University’s commencement address to the class of 2021. Speaking virtually, Shotwell gave Northwestern’s students an overview of her career, especially focusing on the nearly two decades that she’s worked for Elon
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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has taken yet another step toward having a domestic satellite industry that is driven by the private sector. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), a state-funded university that has developed several satellites, has agreed to share its spacecraft-manufacturing technologies and know-how with three major South Korean aerospace
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NEWS 14 June 2021 Journal closure leads to dip in papers’ citations Findings hint at the importance of journal prestige for researchers referencing others’ work. Holly Else Holly Else View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook
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By: Hannah Pell On 11 June 2021, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) released a report titled “The Race Against Time for Smarter Development.” This report consolidates a culmination of research over five years (2014-2018) on worldwide science policy trends and governance, centering on three key areas: research spending, digital technologies, and sustainability.
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General Electric‘s aviation unit and its joint-venture partner Safran of France on Monday said they are developing new airplane engines that aim to cut emissions by more than a fifth of today’s levels. GE Aviation and France’s Safran together produce some of the most commonly used aircraft engines under their CFM joint venture. Together they
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