Month: October 2020

Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here New Guinea singing dogs are related to Australian dingoes.Credit: Daniel Heuclin/NPL The largest-ever study of ancient dog genomes has revealed a lot about our four-legged friends. The analysis of more than two dozen Eurasian dogs suggests
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The merging of two black holes releases gravitational waves.Credit: Science Photo Library/Alamy Astronomers observed 39 cosmic events that released gravitational waves over a 6-month period in 2019 — a rate of more than one per week. The bounty, described in a series of papers published on 28 October, demonstrates how observatories that detect these ripples
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The Presidential election looming next week could change everything for the future of the environment, clean air and the markets contributing to the clean economy. And if Vice President Joe Biden wins, there’s a chance it could change everything for California’s clean air chief Mary Nichols, too.  Bloomberg recently reported that Nichols, the retiring chair
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SAN FRANCISCO – NXT Communications Corp. (NXTCOMM) announced plans Oct. 28 to begin demonstrating the performance of its electronically steered antenna through leased capacity on a Eutelsat Communications satellite. Atlanta-based NXTCOMM unveiled its electronically steered antenna in June, which it considers a building block for a family of satellite antennas for mobile connectivity. Specifically, NXTCOMM
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Week in Review Stories discussed this week (4:30). Features VERGE 20 mainstage highlights (16:55)  Lisa Jackson, vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives at Apple, reflects on the intersection of racial inequity and climate strategy; how it’s shaping the company’s circular economy strategy. Andrew Zolli, head of global impact initiatives at Planet, on making the most
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