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Deliverect gobbles up $65M for a platform that streamlines online and offline food orders

Restaurants rode a wave of usage of food delivery services like Deliveroo, Uber Eats and DoorDash in the last year, discovering new revenues and ways to connect with diners to offset the fact that in-person trade for many of them had disappeared over.....»»

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Daily Crunch: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more

Apple announces new devices, Amazon opens a hair salon and Venmo adds cryptocurrency support. This is your Daily Crunch for April 20, 2021. The big story: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more Apple revealed a bunch of new products at its pres.....»»

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Laiye, China’s answer to UiPath, closes $50 million Series C+

Robotic process automation has become buzzy in the last few months. New York-based UiPath is on course to launch an initial public offering after gaining an astounding valuation of $35 billion in February. Over in China, homegrown RPA startup Laiye i.....»»

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You"re not imagining it: 3 ways COVID-19 has been extra hard on American parents

For over a year, Americans have been struggling with the challenges imposed on them by the global coronavirus pandemic. While all Americans have struggled, the pandemic has imposed three distinctive sets of burdens on the 64 million Americans living.....»»

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Quality and quantity of enrichments influence well-being of aquaculture fishes

Collaborative research of the University of Jyvaskyla and Natural Research Institute Finland presents new evidence of the effects of enriched rearing on well-being of aquaculture fishes. The research demonstrates that stone enrichments that have been.....»»

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87 Neanderthal footprints found on an ancient Iberian shoreline

A team of researchers from Spain, Argentina and France has identified 87 Neanderthal footprints found on an ancient shoreline on the Iberian Peninsula. In their paper published in the journal Scientific Reports, the group describes their study of the.....»»

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Taking a systems-thinking approach to anti-Black racism

A group of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry alumni have authored a thorough roadmap for institutions, government and policy-makers to follow in order to implement a systems-thinking approach to address anti-Black racism in Ontario......»»

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Wearable sensors that detect gas leaks

Gas accidents such as toxic gas leakage in factories, carbon monoxide leakage of boilers, or toxic gas suffocation during manhole cleaning continue to claim lives and cause injuries. Developing a sensor that can quickly detect toxic gases or biochemi.....»»

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Alpine plants are losing their white "protective coat"

Snow cover in the Alps has been melting almost three days earlier per decade since the 1960s. This trend is temperature-related and cannot be compensated by heavier snowfall. By the end of the century, snow cover at 2,500 meters could disappear a mon.....»»

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Press reporting on nuclear waste disposal: National models of watchdog journalism?

The leading newspapers in two nuclear waste management forerunner countries, Finland and France, fulfill their 'watchdog' roles in highly distinct ways. The Finnish Helsingin Sanomat (HS) tends to reproduce government and industry framings, whereas L.....»»

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Leonardo da Vinci definitely did not sculpt the Flora bust

"It is machination, it is deception," said the director general of the Berlin Royal Museums in his defense when criticized for buying a fake. Wilhelm Bode did not budge an inch: The sculpture he acquired in 1909 was an as-yet unknown production of th.....»»

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Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses

In a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances, researchers led by Professor Baohua Jia at Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia, Professor Cheng-Wei Qiu at National University of Singapore, Singapore and Professor Tian Lan at B.....»»

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Fast radio bursts shown to include lower frequency radio waves than previously detected

Since fast radio bursts (FRBs) were first discovered over a decade ago, scientists have puzzled over what could be generating these intense flashes of radio waves from outside of our galaxy. In a gradual process of elimination, the field of possible.....»»

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International paleontology team discovers tiny cat-sized stegosaur

A single footprint left by a cat-sized dinosaur around 100 million years ago has been discovered in China by an international team of paleontologists......»»

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Researchers surprised to find microplastics in Florida Keys lagoons

Researchers conducting a planned University of Florida-led study on plankton in two lagoons of the Florida Keys stumbled upon an unexpected presence in the course of their routine sampling: microplastics......»»

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New research framework proposes equitable approach to preventing gun violence

The mass shootings in Atlanta and Colorado in March again put a spotlight on gun violence in America and sparked renewed discussion about prevention policy. Despite a global pandemic, 2020 recorded the highest-ever number of civilian lives lost to fi.....»»

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Assistant principals have much to offer in advancing equity and improving schools, research finds

Effective assistant principals have the potential to greatly impact a school's success, though they are often underutilized, a new Vanderbilt-led study finds. The report—developed by Peabody College of education and human development faculty Ellen.....»»

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Stability, security at risk for half of children in shared or doubled-up households, research finds

Roughly half the kids in shared households may be living as "guests" in a less stable and secure environment, according to new research from the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy......»»

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New book explores how to be a happier, healthier dog owner

A University of Liverpool researcher is empowering dog lovers to find health and happiness with the help of their pets......»»

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Egg and sperm cell size evolved from competition

In most living animals, egg cells are vastly larger than sperm cells. In humans, for example, a single egg is 10 million times the volume of a sperm cell......»»

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