Sat.Oct 23, 2021

Magic smartphone trees: technology for a circular economy

Physics World

“How incredible would it be if a smartphone could be grown like an apple on a tree?” So ask physicist Chris Forman and science communicator Claire Asher in their new book Brave Green World: How Science Can Save Our Planet.

How much less likely are you to spread covid-19 if you're vaccinated?

New Scientist

Vaccination still greatly reduces the risk of infecting others despite the arrival of the delta variant, recent studies show

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Senate Debates Uncertain Future of U.S. Spaceflight

Scientific American

A congressional hearing about NASA’s budget and activities offered more questions than answers about the International Space Station, orbital debris hazards and returning astronauts to the moon. -- Read more on Space & Physics Space Exploration

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High School Juniors Can Now Apply For 2022 Governor’s School For The Sciences

PA Environment Daily

On October 22, Department of Education Secretary Noe Ortega announced applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and encouraged eligible students to apply. The deadline to apply is January 31.

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Will Face '29 Days on the Edge'

Scientific American

The observatory must complete about 50 major deployments after liftoff. -- Read more on Space & Physics Astronomy

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Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 10.23.21

PA Environment Daily

Senate returns to session October 25, 26, 27 -- Committee Schedule House returns to session October 25, 26, 27 -- Committee Schedule -- Update: House Session Schedule For 2022 TODAY’s Calendar Of Events -- Nov.

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DCNR Dedicates Trail Connector Project At Canoe Creek State Park In Blair County

PA Environment Daily

On October 22, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn joined state park, other DCNR and PennDOT officials to dedicate the site of a trail connector project that will close one of Pennsylvania’s top 10 trail gaps.

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Game Commission Expands Chronic Wasting Disease Management Areas Due To New CWD Case In Jefferson County

PA Environment Daily

On October 22, the Game Commission announced the expansion of chronic wasting disease Management Area 3 (DMA 3) and the creation of a new DMA (DMA 6). Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a road-killed deer on the northern boundary of DMA3 in Jefferson County prompted these changes.

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Green Infrastructure: Religious Institutions & Clean Water For Healthy Communities Webinar Nov. 15

PA Environment Daily

On November 15, the PA Environmental Council , Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership , Conservation Voters of PA and other partners will hold a webinar from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Green Infrastructure - Religious Institutions & Clean Water For Health Communities.