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Crypto funding for Palestine's Hamas nears $1 million and far outstrips hauls for other militant groups, Coinbase says

Members of the Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas. Ahmed Zakot/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has raised nearly $1 million in crypto donations, Coinbase said on Tuesday. Hamas made staggering fundraising efforts in comparison to other militant groups, research found. The group began to seek crypto funds in January 2018 using a single donation address, but later provided new addresses. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Be...
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Hong Kong researchers discover liquids inside leaves can be steered

In Hong Kong, inspired by a kind of tree leaf, scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) discovered that the spreading direction of different liquids deposited on the same surface can be steered, solving a challenge that has remained for over two centuries. This breakthrough could ignite a new wave of using 3D surface structures for intelligent liquid manipulation with profound implications for various scientific and industrial applications, such as fluidics design and heat transfer enh...
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The 6 Most Reputable Extended Car Warranty Companies (2021)

Extended auto warranties can help you better predict the costs of owning a car and bring financial peace of mind.Not all extended car warranty companies are trustworthy, so it’s important to know how to pick a reputable one and avoid scams. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. An extended car warranty should bring you peace of mind – predictable prices, a helpline when your car breaks down, and hassle-free visits to auto...
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The 6 Best Used Car Warranty Companies (2021)

Extended auto warranties are a way to offset repair costs and provide peace of mind.With so many providers and contract options, it’s hard to know what to look for when purchasing an extended warranty for a used car.Read our shopping tips, then see our top six used car warranty picks, including our top choice, Endurance. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. When you buy a used car, you may not know the whole story about ...
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Researchers highlight hemp as superfood, innovative source of vegetable protein

In Germany, University of Hohenheim researchers teamed up with Signature Products aiming to establish sustainable, regional value chains for hemp protein and to develop innovative processes, technologies and recipes for the production of protein-rich foods such as vegan schnitzel, tofu, pasta, etc. from regionally grown hemp. In the project “SchniTzel, Hanftofu, PASTa & Co from the real-life hemp laboratory – protein-based foods from regional hemp cultivation” (TASTINO), the scientists and the S...
Tags: Europe, Research, Hemp, Baden Württemberg, Hemp Protein, University of Hohenheim, Germany University of Hohenheim, Signature Products, Forough Khajehei, Cultivation Systems, Institute for Crop Science


2022 Chevy Silverado: Engine Specs, Interior Tech, Super Cruise & More

The 2022 Chevy Silverado has a refreshed design, luxury-car levels of technology, and higher max towing capacities. This video provides a more in-depth look at the 2022 Silverado, including the engine options, the hands-free driver assistance features, and the new ZR2 trim level. Below are the links mentioned in the video: Understanding Chevy’s warranty options.Super Cruise and its newest features.Get the best deal* on a new Silverado. *Although always free for you, Automoblog and its pa...
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5 Best Certified Pre-Owned Warranties in 2021

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Most major vehicle brands offer CPO warranties, and Porsche, Kia, Hyundai, General Motors, and Subaru offer some of the best.CPO warranties generally come with bumper-to-bumper, powertrain, or a bundled version of coverage, plus roadside assistance.Third-party extended auto warranty coverage can bring you financial peace of mind once your CPO program expires or reaches its limits. Cer...
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Scientists are getting closer to classifying long COVID as an autoimmune disease

Maria Romero, a coronavirus long-hauler, in Stamford, Connecticut, on December 22, 2020. John Moore/Getty Images Long COVID increasingly looks like an autoimmune disease. Research suggests that one auto-antibody in particular may lead to harmful inflammation in long COVID patients. These antibodies attack the body's own proteins and are a hallmark of many autoimmune diseases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Long COVID patients may finally get an answer as to why they&...
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Researchers set up $6.2M collaboration to develop sorghum that better captures carbon

In Missouri, researchers at the Salk Institute’s Harnessing Plants Initiative (HPI) have established a five-year, $6.2 million collaboration the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to identify and develop sorghum plants that can better capture and store atmospheric carbon.The work, which will first involve gaining a better understanding of the genetics of sorghum, fits into the broader goal of HPI to address climate change by optimizing the ability of crop plants to remove carbon from the atmos...
Tags: Research, Missouri, Sorghum, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, HPI, Salk Institute 's Harnessing Plants Initiative HPI


PNNL researchers marry algae for biofuels with fighting viruses

In Washington state, when the coronavirus pandemic thrust the world into turmoil last year, a group of bioenergy researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) saw an unconventional way to fight the pandemic: algae.   What followed was a deep dive into the literature linking algae and antivirals as far back as 1956. To make sense of the data, researchers sorted the studies along the timeline a virus follows when it causes an infection. As they did, it became apparent that compounds...
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The 2021 Litigation Finance Survey Report [Sponsored]

A solid majority of our survey respondents stated that litigation finance has become more relevant to their practice in the last year.
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5 Lenders with the Best Auto Loan Rates (2021)

PenFed Credit Union tops the list with annual percentage ratings starting at 1.04%.Shorter financing terms of 24 to 36 months generally come with the lowest interest rates.Shop around and get quotes from multiple lenders to find the best auto loan rates for you. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Lenders compete with one another by offering low interest rates to what they consider dependable borrowers. Currently, the b...
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UK and Canadian researchers filter municipal wastewater through willow trees

In the UK, infiltration by willow trees could be the answer to a growing waste problem, producing clean water, renewable biofuels and ‘green’ chemicals. In Canada, Canada, six trillion liters of municipal wastewater are partially treated and released into the environment each year, while another 150 billion liters of untreated sewage are discharged straight into pristine surface waters. Now, researchers have found a way to stem that flow: by filtering the waste through the roots of willow trees....
Tags: UK, Research, Canada, Wastewater, Imperial College London, Quebec Canada, Universite de Montreal, Canada Canada, Willow Trees, Saint Roch de l Achigan


Bill aims to improve work conditions for California warehouse employees

A bill that aims to protect California warehouse workers from claims of abusive quota systems has landed on the governor’s desk. , which recently gained approval in the Assembly and Senate, was authored by Assemblywomen Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego. If signed into law, it would be the nation’s first legislation to make companies disclose the productivity requirements and work-speed metrics they set for employees. It would prohibit workers from being fired for failing to meet a quota that interf...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Business, Workplace, California, Senate, Los Angeles, Legislation, Research, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Long Beach, Michelin, Bill, Seattle


Facebook knows Instagram is bad for teenagers' mental health

AP Photo/Jessica Hill Instagram makes teen girls feel worse about themselves, Facebook internal researchers reportedly found. Those findings were consistent across the past several years, the Wall Street Journal reported. Some teens using Instagram said using the service directly led to suicidal thoughts. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Facebook's internal research shows that teen users' mental health is negatively impacted by using the company's photo-...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Teens, Trends, Social Media, Research, Data, Mental Health, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Vishal Shah, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Community Product Group, AP Photo Jessica Hill Instagram


A study of 61,000 Microsoft employees suggests remote work is bad for communication between different teams

Remote workers can pose "insider threats" to companies, not always intentionally. Justin Paget/Getty Images Fully remote workers communicate less with people outside their team, a study suggests. They are also slower to engage new starters, the study found. Researchers analyzed the habits of 61,000 Microsoft staff before and after they switched to remote working. See more stories on Insider's business page. People working from home in the pandemic spoke less frequently with colleagues...
Tags: UK, News, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Research, University, Working From Home, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jamie Dimon, Hybrid, Stephen Jones, Berkeley Haas


9 Key Stats That Define the Event Industry Right Now

With in-person events taking place right now across the United States and Europe, it's important to monitor the current opportunities and challenges facing event professionals. These nine stats are based on fresh data from our own survey and represent the most up-to-date industry data right now. These are the key stats that represent a snapshot […] The post 9 Key Stats That Define the Event Industry Right Now by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on https://www.eventmanagerblog.com
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Easy Auto Ship: Reviews, Cost, & More (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Easy Auto Ship Review In Our Opinion: Easy Auto Ship is a cost-effective option for those seeking auto shipping on a budget. Customer reviews show that the provider values its customers and goes to great lengths to give them the best car shipping experience. Reputation: Prices: Services: Customer Service: Pros No-hassle pricing Easily obtainabl...
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Protect My Car: Reviews, Cost, & Coverage (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Protect My Car Review In Our Opinion: Protect My Car reviews indicate this company has a positive reputation for customer service, various maintenance plan options, and fair rates for extended car warranties. Industry Standing Coverage ...
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Making methane from CO2: carbon capture grows more affordable

In Washington, in their ongoing effort to make carbon capture more affordable, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a method to convert captured carbon dioxide (CO2) into methane, the primary component of natural gas. By streamlining a longstanding process in which CO2 is converted to methane, the researchers’ new method reduces the materials needed to run the reaction, the energy needed to fuel it and, ultimately, the selling price of th...
Tags: Washington, Research, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Co2, Methane, PNNL, EEMPA


Feels like a Tuesday: research explains why days "feel" certain ways

The seven-day week originated in Mesopotamia among the Babylonians, and it has stuck around for millennia. However, it's not inherently special. Egyptians once used a ten-day week, and Romans used an eight-day week before officially adopting a seven-day week in AD 321. — Read the rest
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AIIMS Guwahati Faculty Vacancy Recruitment 2021

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar (Odisha), is a mentor institute for AIIMS Guwahati (Assam) and invites online applications in the prescribed format for the year 2021 from eligible candidates for engagement of following Faculty Sarkari Naukri vacancy posts on a direct recruitment basis in various departments in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Guwahati (Assam). (Advertisement No.AIIMS/GUWAHATI/FAC.RECT./2021/2974) AIIMS Guwahati... Please Click...
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Endurance Warranty: Reviews, Cost, & Coverage (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Endurance Warranty Review In Our Opinion: Endurance is one of the few extended car warranty companies that operates as a direct provider, meaning no brokers or middlemen. It offers six coverage plans, all of which come with a free one-year Endurance Elite Membership. The majority of Endurance warranty reviews are positive, with mentions of the company’s competitive rates and cus...
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UPSC Government Jobs Vacancy Recruitment 12/2021

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Dholpur House, New Delhi invites Online application on prescribed recruitment form by 30/09/2021 for recruitment of following various Sarkari Naukri Government Jobs vacancy posts of Directors, Engineers, Assistant Professors and Officers etc. in various departments/organisations of Government of India in the prescribed online format (UPSC Advt. No. 12/2021). SarkariNaukriBlog dot com View - All Guidebooks for Government Job... Please Click on the Title t...
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CARCHEX: Reviews, Coverage, & Costs (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. CARCHEX Review In Our Opinion: CARCHEX is an industry leader that has over 20 years of experience. We've named this company Best for Used Cars because of its many plans geared toward high-mileage vehicles. In addition, CARCHEX will cover many cars up to 250,000 odometer miles. Industry Standing ...
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2022 Subaru Forester Overview: Tech & Safety Features, New Wilderness Trim, Pricing & More

The 2022 Subaru Forester remains a stellar choice for a family crossover. Subaru constantly keeps the Forester fresh with new updates so it can stay competitive among its peers like the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V. It also happens Forester is Subaru’s best-selling vehicle in America despite introducing the larger Ascent seven-seat SUV in late 2018. 2022 Subaru Forester: What’s New? The outgoing Forester came with more standard equipment like high beam assist and steering-responsive LED he...
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How To Leverage IoT for B2B Marketing and CX in 2021

The world of marketing is a constantly shifting landscape and B2B businesses have their own unique marketing challenges. Modern B2B buyers and CEOs are generally very tech savvy, highly productive, and skeptical of all solicitations. Fortunately, with the rapid rise in technological advancement over the last 2 decades, marketers have more options than ever before. The only limit on a marketing strategy these days is creativity.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is one field that has seen incr...
Tags: Google, Sales, Research, Coca Cola, Carnegie Mellon University, Unified Communications, Kevin Ashton, Technology Trends, Social Media Marketing IoT


Princeton researchers develop platform easing chemical production from cellulose

In New Jersey, Princeton researchers have developed a new way to make fuel from cellulose speeding up a notoriously long and slow chemical process and in some cases doubling energy yields over comparable methods.   Their platform uses a recently developed cellulose emulsion that makes it easier to metabolize the compound into other chemicals. Combining that emulsion with engineered microbes and a light-based genetic tool, the team showed that they could more efficiently make biofuels from cellu...
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How to Empower Students to Take Action for Social Change

Young people are increasingly aware and concerned about the problems our world is confronting, from climate change to racial disparities in society. When facing social problems, how can educators transform a child’s sense of helplessness toward hope and action? Educators must not allow our adolescents to languish in the face of social problems and injustice. In James Baldwin’s 1963 Talk to Teachers, he reminds us of this charge: “Our obligation as educators is to entrust in our students the ab...
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Auburn University research on biomaterials highlighted by Nature Communications

In Alabama, supported by a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy award issued in 2018, as well as funding from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, insights from the project were recently highlighted by the journal Nature Communications — for obvious reasons.   Despite tremendous investment over the past decades, developing viable efficient bioprocesses that can achieve high production has been much easier said than done.   Naturally occurring short-chain, fatty acid esters ar...
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