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May 2, 2019

Amazon Prime shipping could shrink to just one-day

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Your package could arrive one day sooner.

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May 2, 2019

India is preparing for a near record-breaking cyclone

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Indian authorities are evacuating nearly 1 million people along the country’s east coast ahead of a severe cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal.

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May 2, 2019

Arsenic-breathing life discovered in the tropical Pacific Ocean

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Arsenic is a deadly poison for most living things, but new research shows that microorganisms are breathing arsenic in a large area of the Pacific Ocean. A University of Washington team has discovered that an ancient survival strategy is still being used in low-oxygen parts of the marine environment.

“Thinking of as not just a bad guy, but also as beneficial, has reshaped the way that I view the element,” said first author Jaclyn Saunders, who did the research for her doctoral thesis at the UW and is now a postdoctoral fellow at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The study was published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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May 2, 2019

The Biggest Problems We’re Facing Today & The Future of Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #46

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In our final episode of Crash Course Engineering we are going to take all the tools and ideas we’ve discussed throughout this series and try to imagine where we’re headed. We’re going to explore some of the biggest problems that today’s engineers are trying to solve and make some guesses about what the future of the field might look like.

Crash Course Engineering is produced in association with PBS Digital Studios: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOqJzeaJAV15Tq0tZ1vKj7ZV

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May 2, 2019

Amazon Says It Could Have Fully Automated Warehouses in 10 Years

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But right now, humans are still better merch pickers.

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May 2, 2019

The Best Code is No Code At All

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A blog by Jeff Atwood on programming and human factors.

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May 2, 2019

Ikea to use mushroom packaging that will decompose in a garden within weeks

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And they’re not the only big company turning to this “fun-gi” packaging.

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May 2, 2019

Michio Kaku Thinks We’ll Prove The “Theory of Everything” by 2100

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The physicist sees big things in humanity’s near future.

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May 2, 2019

Chandra X-ray Observatory Photo

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Right now Chandra is studying a cluster of stars in Camelopardalis! Nearby in the sky is planetary nebula NGC 1501. The progenitor star seen in the center of this nebula looks like a shimmering pearl inside of a glowing shell to some, inspiring the nickname the Oyster Nebula!

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May 1, 2019

World’s Most Accurate Clock will Lose One Second Every 14 Billion Years

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Circa 2018


Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorad, o have built an atomic clock capable of telling the time with an astonishing 18 digits of precision. It’s the most accurate clock ever created. This is why it could turn out to be extremely useful.

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