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While crop yield has achieved a substantial boost from nanotechnology in recent years, alarms over the health risks posed by nanoparticles within fresh produce and grains have also increased. In particular, nanoparticles entering the soil through irrigation, fertilizers and other sources have raised concerns about whether plants absorb these minute particles enough to cause toxicity.
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Warning: contains The Handmaid’s Tale spoilers. It’s going to take June Osborne some time to get Gilead out of her system. Season four of The Handmaid’s Tale may have finally brought her to Canada, but the years of abuse and violence she’s suffered, not to mention her forcible separation from her daughters Hannah and Nichole, have taken a deep
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The target audience for Pixar’s new animated trifle, Luca, will likely be at an advantage over their parents. While I’m sure all audiences will be thrilled to have this new cinematic distraction to watch at home on Disney+ (and without a surcharge!), the younger you are, the better the chances you won’t notice glaring similarities
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This week in news, scientists have found a galaxy coming to a smashing end, and a neutron star that’s… The most. SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for
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IMAGE: Researchers from The University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science report colloidal spheres that can be used to determine the rotational dynamics of dense suspensions view more  Credit: Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan – Colloids–mixtures of particles made from one substance, dispersed in another substance–crop up in numerous areas of
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Showcasing America’s most promising young scientists and engineers, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today named 31 finalists for the world’s largest unrestricted prize honoring early-career scientists and engineers. Three winners of the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists – in life sciences, chemistry, and physical sciences and engineering ­-
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Hear Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, the newest additions to the team, discuss what it’s like to join the star-studded Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron cast as the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Plus, Jeremy Renner stops by to describe the scene inside the make-up trailer before filming. Subscribe to Marvel: http://bit.ly/WeO3YJ Keep up with
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The demand for detecting infrared (IR) light, invisible to human eyes, is constantly growing, due to a wide variety of applications ranging from food quality control and remote sensing to night vision devices and lidar. Commercial IR cameras require the conversion of infrared light to electrons and the projection of the resultant image on a
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For a curious young boy, The War of the Worlds is just the beginning. “Embers & Dust” by Patrick Biesemans Subscribe to the DUST Newsletter: https://bit.ly/signal_newsletter #DUST #scifi #shortfilm More About Embers & Dust: On the evening of October 30th, 1938 Orson Welles’ voice traveled far across the radio waves, bringing word of an invading
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You’re going to bed, and you take a sip of cool delicious water, and it’s so refreshing. But, when you wake up and take a swig, that water now tastes like bleh. What’s going on here? Watch this SciShow Quick Question to find out! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron
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In the Heights creator and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda apologizes for the shortfall of Afro-Latino representation in the musical film. “Days after the debut of its feature film adaptation, Lin-Manuel Miranda has apologized in response to the ‘hurt and frustration over colorism’ in In the Heights. Miranda, who produced and starred in the new movie based
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One of the first things that a viewer notices about the new Marvel show Loki — besides the irreverent, surreal tone and typically fantastic performance by Tom Hiddleston in the title role — is the look, which blends futuristic high tech with bureaucratic blandness and out-of-time anachronisms. All these elements are particularly present in the
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ Revolutionary improvements to automation and production may one day create machines able to produce almost anything, quickly and cheaply, and far faster and more varied than modern 3D Printers. Such devices are sometimes known as Santa Claus Machines, Cornucopia Devices, or Clanking Del-Replicators, and today we will examine how likely
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IMAGE: Dr Rocio Camacho Morales says the researchers have made the “invisible, visible “. view more  Credit: Jamie Kidston, The Australian National University Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have developed new technology that allows people to see clearly in the dark, revolutionising night-vision. The first-of-its-kind thin film, described in a new article published in
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“It belongs to Wakanda!” Black Panther must defend Wakanda from Klaw, who seeks to steal Vibranium for his own desires. Watch the cinematic trailer for Marvel’s Avengers Expansion: Black Panther – War for Wakanda. 👑 Available in August 2021! ► Subscribe to Marvel: http://bit.ly/WeO3YJ Follow Marvel on Twitter: ‪https://twitter.com/marvel Like Marvel on Facebook: ‪https://www.facebook.com/marvel Reward
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IMAGE: Schematic of GaN monolithic microcavity Second-Harmonic Generation (SHG) device on a Si pedestal structure. view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka, Japan – Researchers from the Graduate School of Engineering and the Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Biology at Osaka University unveiled a new solid state second-harmonic generation (SHG) device that converts infrared radiation into
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Xbox and Bethesda hit E3 2021 with an impressive lineup of games, including several first-party exclusives as well as day one launches for Xbox Game Pass. In fact, the growing list of games coming to the on-demand service was the major focal point of the presentation, with Xbox showing gamers just how much bang for
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Her story. Her secrets 🕷 Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow” tickets and pre-orders available now. Experience it July 9. https://movies.disney.com/black-widow ► Watch Marvel on Disney+: https://bit.ly/2XyBSIW ► Subscribe to Marvel on YouTube: http://bit.ly/WeO3YJ Follow Marvel on Twitter: ‪https://twitter.com/marvel Like Marvel on Facebook: ‪https://www.facebook.com/marvel Watch Marvel on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/marvel Reward your Marvel fandom by joining Marvel Insider!
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(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — Scientists at UC Santa Barbara, University of Southern California (USC), and the biotechnology company Regenerative Patch Technologies LLC (RPT) have reported new methodology for preservation of RPT’s stem cell-based therapy for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The new research, recently published in Scientific Reports, optimizes the conditions to cryopreserve, or freeze, an
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