Month: February 2021

A rendering shows how the buses could look once in use. One of the U.K.’s biggest public transport operators is to trial the use of zero-emission buses from Arrival, a firm specializing in the production of commercial electric vehicles in so-called “microfactories.” In a statement Monday, First Bus, which is part of the larger FirstGroup,
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Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter Inc. and Square Inc., speaks during an Empowering Entrepreneurs events at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Cole Burston | Bloomberg | Getty Images Square bought $170 million worth of Bitcoin, the company revealed in its fiscal fourth quarter financial report on Tuesday.
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People with extremist views aren’t only identified by their political, religious, or social beliefs, according to new research. Those ideological convictions run deep, scientists say – so deep, in fact, that they can be recognised in a ‘psychological signature’ of cognitive traits and aptitudes that typifies the thinking patterns of the extremist mind. “There appear
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Novoloop’s high-performance TPU, XIRC, is highly elastic. Jennifer Leahy A California company says it’s developed the world’s first thermoplastic polyurethane made from post-consumer polyethylene waste. The stuff has mechanical performance properties comparable to commercial, virgin-grade thermoplastic polyurethane (aka TPUs). In other words, the company called Novoloop is taking things like grocery bags, food packaging, bubble
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In 2020, philanthropic donations by major donors saw an almost 7 percent increase on a year-to-date basis. As companies direct more of their money to external charitable causes, internally decision-makers are assessing how the companies’ philanthropic efforts tie into their values, corporate responsibilities and sustainability strategies. For many, this includes weaving sustainability into their already
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Join the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) for a webinar series to learn about DOE’s work to develop and demonstrate technologies that enable solar plus energy storage and demand response. Utilities, researchers, and solar industry stakeholders are encouraged to attend to learn how these projects optimized the overall performance of
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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here The Joint European Torus has started conducting experiments with tritium fuel.Credit: EUROfusion (CC BY 4.0) A mini version of ITER — the world’s biggest nuclear-fusion experiment — is gearing up to start pivotal fuel tests. The
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Any game that is assembled from open-source software and allows the public to download its source code is considered an open-source game. To put it another way, an open-source game can be downloaded and changed by programmers, game developers, or anyone interested. It seems simple enough, however, as games become more complex open-source game creation
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A few years into Danone’s and General Mills’ regenerative agriculture pilots, one thing has become clear: It’s about data collection. Holistically changing our agriculture system to become more sustainable comes later.  “We really don’t have a great understanding of what happens when farmers make these transitions to regenerative systems,” said Steven Rosenzweig, senior soil scientist
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GUANGZHOU, China — In mid-2019, Huawei launched its own operating system — HarmonyOS — in response to U.S. actions that cut it off from Google software. It was the Chinese technology giant’s most ambitious mobile software push, one it hoped would help its handset business to survive. On Monday, Huawei announced that HarmonyOS would begin
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A treadmill’s belt glides around two twenty-six pound steel rollers. Rubber bumpers act as shock absorbers as the feet pound down o the belt. Machines: How They Work THURSDAYS @ 10/9C http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/machines-how-they-work/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel/?fref=nf Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceChannel
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