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Walking applications for your daily walk in the neighborhood

As you may have heard once or twice, we are now approximately one year in COVID and life blocking the pandemic. To fill the void in their lives that was once occupied by social gatherings, family visits, and indoor air breathing, many of us have turned to new hobbies and habits. Some of them are even healthy! As a daily …

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A fireball goes through the skies of New England

Many people in New England noticed a fireball overhead on Sunday night, with some even reporting a boom or rumble. A security camera at Burlington, Vermont airport caught a meteor piercing the sky at about 5:38 p.m. More than 100 reports were made to the American Meteor Society of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Canada. NASA researchers said the rock …

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Nvidia and Harvard are developing an artificial intelligence tool that speeds up genome analysis

Join Transform 2021 for the most important topics in corporate AI & Data. Find out more. Today, researchers at Nvidia and Harvard described AtacWorks in detail, a set of machine learning tools designed to reduce the cost and time required for rare and single-cell experiments. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, co-authors showed that AtacWorks can perform …

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Comets may have populated the Earth with life-sustaining carbon

The guardian Lucky Review: How Biden Defeats Trump – And Doubters Like Obama and Hillary Jonathan Allen and Amy Parns have a clear eye on elections that cannot heal the wounds of a state. Joe Biden and Barack Obama at the Unitary Church in Birmingham in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images Seven million more votes were …

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A meteor has been spotted in the sky over Vermont, NASA reports

A meteor swept through northern Vermont at 47,000 miles per hour on Sunday night, shocking people in neighboring Canada and Maine, according to NASA’s Meteor Watch. Scientists report that the meteor arrived 52 miles above the state forest on Mount Mansfield around 5:48 p.m. “Eyewitnesses from the Northeast and Canada reported seeing a bright fireball tonight around 5:38 p.m. Eastern …

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Some sea snails can decapitate their head and grow back

The researchers found that two species of sea snails, Elysia cf. marginata and Elysia atroviridis can outgrow their bodies after cutting off their own head, according to a study published Monday in Current Biology. Some animals, such as these gnawed snails, also known as sucking sea snails, can become automated when the animal voluntarily discards a body part, said study …

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The deadly combination of global warming: heat and humidity

Above a wet bulb temperature of 35 degrees Celsius, the body cannot cool down as the sweat on the skin can no longer evaporate. Prolonged exposure to such conditions can be fatal even for healthy people. Lower but still high wet bulb temperatures can affect health and performance in other ways. Ms. Zhang warned that the health effects of her …

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Some sea snails grow new bodies after beheading

Scientists have discovered the ultimate case of regeneration: Some decapitated sea snails can outgrow hearts and whole new bodies. This “miracle of nature,” reported in the journal Biology on Monday, may eventually help scientists better understand and deal with human tissue regeneration. Biology researcher Sayaka Mito said he likes to study Japanese sea snails because they are small, sweet and …

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