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Gauging 5-year outcomes after concussive blast traumatic brain injuryMost wartime traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are mild but the long-term clinical effects of these injuries have not been well described. A new article published by JAMA Neurology identifies potential predictors of poor outcomes in service members diagnosed with concussive blast TBI.
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Is alternate-day fasting more effective for weight loss?Alternate day fasting regimens have increased in popularity because some patients find it difficult to adhere to a conventional weight-loss diet.
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Silent seizures recorded in the hippocampus of two patients with Alzheimer's diseaseMassachusetts General Hospital investigators have identified silent, seizure-like activity in the hippocampus -- a brain structure significantly affected in Alzheimer's disease -- in two patients with Alzheimer's disease and no known history of seizures. These alterations in the brain's electrical activity could not be detected by standard EEG readings and primarily occurred during sleep, a time w
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Punk Rock Physics Experiment Is Hunting for a Dark Matter Particle Named After Laundry Detergent CAST with a box of Axion detergent (Image: CERN) FERNEY-VOLTAIRE, FRANCE— Some particle physics experiments are easier to ride than others. The giant detectors that take pictures of particle collisions on miles-round rings don’t really have anywhere to sit, and the intense bureaucracy would probably demand an unwieldy amount of paperwork for would-be riders,. The thing that stopped me from riding
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The Handmaid's Tale Treats Guilt as an Epidemic At the end of the first episode of The Handmaid’s Tale , the excellent show now streaming on Hulu, the handmaids of Gilead gather in a grove for a ceremony that goes by an ominous name: the Salvaging. The women file together, in twos, in their red robes, to a series of red pillows that have been laid out in neat lines on the ground. They kneel. From a stage that has been set for the occasion, Aun
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Trump's Peculiar Understanding of the Civil War When presidents play historian, it almost always says more about them than it does with history. In this respect, Donald Trump is just like his predecessors. In an interview with Salena Zito for Sirius XM radio, Trump discussed the nastiness of the 2016 campaign. (Sirius released a clip; the full interview is to air Monday afternoon.) He was told that the 1828 race between John Quincy Adams and A
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Fast or feast? Study shows alternate-day dieting too difficult to sustain Participants in US study shown to even out calorie intakes beyond prescribed levels on alternating regime, leaving results barely more effective than daily calorie counting From Beyoncé to Benedict Cumberbatch, celebrities have flocked to diets based on intermittent fasting , but it turns out such regimes might be less effective than previously thought. Among the diets experiencing a boom in popu
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Scientists illuminate genetics underlying the mysterious powers of spider silksSpider silks, the stuff of spider webs, are a materials engineer's dream: they can be stronger than steel at a mere fraction of weight, and also can be tougher and more flexible. Spider silks also tend not to provoke the human immune system. Some even inhibit bacteria and fungi, making them potentially ideal for surgery and medical device applications. Exploitation of these natural marvels has bee
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Shunned by microbes, organic carbon can resist breakdown in underground environmentsThe soils and sediments beneath our feet can contain an astonishing amount of carbon—more than in all of the world's plants and the atmosphere combined—and represents a significant potential source of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.
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It's all in the math: New tool provides roadmap for cell developmentResearchers at Columbia University Medical Center have created a new tool to describe the many possible ways in which a cell may develop. Rooted in the mathematical field of topology, the tool provides a roadmap that offers detailed insight into how stem cells give rise to specialized cells.
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What is Kirigami? What is Kirigami? Origami’s easier, less complicated cousin. What is Kirigami Video of What is Kirigami Culture Monday, May 1, 2017 - 10:45 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer (Inside Science) -- Dr. Toen Castle, of the University of Pennsylvania says, “Kirigami is a lot like origami, but you also get to cut. And that ability to make cuts, to use scissors, if you’re thinking of using paper -- that ability to
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The Power Of Kirigami The Power Of Kirigami From architects to nano-engineers, people are exploring the geometries within the ancient art of papercutting to find their next big idea. KirigamiSilverGif.gif Physics Animated gif courtesy of Ahmad Rafsanjani Friday, April 28, 2017 - 16:30 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer (Inside Science) -- After making three little cuts on a conference brochure, Toen Castle folded up his pocket kn
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The science behind making the perfect pitchApplied mathematicians at the Harvard SEAS used mathematical models to figure out the best strategies to throw something at a target. The team found that while underhand throws are best for reaching a target close by and above the shoulder, overhand throws are more accurate for targets below the shoulder -- like a wastepaper basket -- and are more forgiving to errors over long distances.
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Humanitarian cardiac surgery outreach helps build a better health care system in RwandaThis year's AATS Centennial, the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, features a presentation from a team of doctors and other medical professionals who have been travelling to Rwanda for the past 10 years as part of a surgical outreach program aimed at treating patients affected by rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and building a foundation for sustainable cardiothoracic c
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EPA purges climate change information as part of “Website Updates” Fortunately, when you burn webpages, they create no carbon emissions. (credit: EPA ) On Friday, the Trump administration removed all of the EPA's climate information from the agency's website. In its place was this announcement: "We are currently updating our website to reflect EPA's priorities under the leadership of President Trump and Administrator Pruitt." The official EPA announcement of the
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Shocking discovery? Money earned by exploitation is less rewarding, study shows Experiment involving theoretical financial reward in exchange for uncomfortable electric shocks on self or others reveals brain preference for less pain and lower profit It’s the age-old question: does money buy happiness? The answer, according to scientists, depends on how you make your fortune. A new study has found that ill-gotten gains elicit a weaker response in the brain’s reward system tha
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Electrons losing weightThe measured mass of electrons in solids is always larger than the value predicted by theory. The reason for this is that theoretical calculations do not account properly for various interactions with other electrons or lattice vibrations – that “dress” the electrons. Scientists have now carried out a study on a lithium-containing copper oxide and have found that its electrons are 2.5 times lighte
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Physicists breeding Schroedinger cat statesPhysicists have learned how they could breed Schrödinger cats in optics. Scientists tested a method that could potentially amplify superpositions of classical states of light beyond microscopic limits and help determine the boundaries between the quantum and classical worlds.
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The gene that starts it allThe formation of a human embryo starts with the fertilization of the oocyte by the sperm cell. This yields the zygote, the primordial cell that carries one copy each of the maternal and paternal genomes. However, this genetic information starts being expressed only after the zygote divides a couple of times. But what triggers this process, called "zygotic genome activation", was unknown until now.
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Plant cell walls' stretch-but-don't-break growth more complex than once thoughtPlant cell wall growth is typically described as a simple process, but researchers using a microscope that can resolve images on the nanoscale level have observed something more complex.
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When single-family homes killed L.A.'s urban forestPlant a tree, save the world?
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SimRadar: A polarimetric radar time-series simulator for tornadic debris studiesA University of Oklahoma research team with the Advanced Radar Research Center has developed the first numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study and characterize scattering mechanisms of debris particles in tornadoes. Characterizing the debris field of a tornado is vital given flying debris cause most tornado fatalities. Tornado debris characteristics are poorly understood even though the up
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Liveblog: Microsoft takes on Chrome OS with new Windows, new hardware View Liveblog Microsoft is back in New York City for another hardware and software event, and we'll be live on the scene to tell you everything that's going on. Our liveblog, and the event itself, will kick off at 9:30am EDT (2:30pm UK, or see here for your own timezone). The event will have an education focus, with Microsoft promoting it with the hashtag "#MicrosoftEDU." Google's Chrome OS, and
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The Transformative Fungus That Powers Japanese Cuisine It’s impossible to imagine Japanese meals without soy sauce, or the umami-rich fermented bean paste called miso, or the rice-based spirit known as sake. Which means that Japanese cuisine depends on the one fungus that enables the fermentation of all these delicious foods: koji . Today, American chefs are discovering what Asian cooks have known for centuries, that koji is a microbial powerhouse wi
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Will Google’s groundbreaking health study really do any good?Its new effort to map the health of 10,000 people tries to bypass human nature with technology – but it could end up being a road to nowhere
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Servers perceive well-dressed diners as better tippers, study findsWith tipping a central part of the American restaurant industry, better service often is attributed to whether or not a server believes a customer will be a good tipper. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that restaurant servers often use stereotypes to determine which customers will leave better tips. Dae-Young Kim, an associate professor of hospitality management in the MU
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7 ingenious ways to deal with food waste Environment From tomato tires to toast-based beer A million and one ways to deal with the pernicious problem of food waste.
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The World's Fastest Camera Shoots Five Trillion Photos Every Second Everything’s cooler in slow motion , but high frame-rate photography is an essential tool for scientists studying phenomena that occur in the blink of an eye. Researchers at Lund University have just revealed the fastest high-speed camera ever developed that can capture the equivalent of an astonishing 5 trillion frames every second , fast enough to visualize the movement of light. Advertisement
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Study finds Medicaid expansion in Kentucky provided most benefit to those in poorer areasThe implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Kentucky proved most beneficial for Kentuckians living in areas with high concentrations of poverty, particularly children.
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New technique may prevent graft rejection in high-risk corneal transplant patientsTreating donor corneas with a cocktail of molecules prior to transplanting to a host may improve survival of grafts and, thus, outcomes in high-risk corneal transplant patients, according to a new study led by researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.
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Team discovers a new invasive clam in the USThey found it in the Illinois River near the city of Marseilles, Ill., about 80 miles west of Lake Michigan -- a strange entry point for an invasive Asian clam. The scientists who found it have no idea how it got there. But the discovery -- along with genetic tests that confirm its uniqueness -- means that a new species or 'form' of invasive clam has made its official debut in North America.
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First US success of nonhuman primate gene editingIn a study led by Michigan State University, scientists have shown that gene editing using CRISPR/Cas9 technology can be quite effective in rhesus monkey embryos -- the first time this has been demonstrated in the US.
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National study shows interventions like telephone calls can reduce suicidesIn perhaps the largest national suicide intervention trial ever conducted, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Brown University found that phone calls to suicidal patients following discharge from Emergency Departments led to a 30 percent reduction in future suicide attempts.
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MIT wireless device can see through walls to detect walking speedA growing body of research suggests that your walking speed could be a strong predictor of health issues like cognitive decline, falls, and even certain cardiac or pulmonary diseases.In a new paper, MIT CSAIL researchers present 'WiGait,' a device that can measure the walking speed of multiple people with 95 to 99 percent accuracy using wireless signals.
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New model enables analysis of tissue-engineered cartilage in lab by large animal testingResearchers have developed a new model to analyze tissue-engineered cartilage that allows for the use of a single method to assess functional tissue mechanics in cartilage constructs at all stages of development from the laboratory through large animal testing. This unified approach to soft-tissue modeling, which provides a valuable framework for comparing data across different testing methods and
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Personalized psychiatry matches therapy to specific patients with depressionSelecting the antidepressant that will be most effective for a specific patient suffering from depression can be a 'try and try again' process. Examining new personalized and precision psychiatry approaches, a new study in Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry shows that body mass index, sex of the patient, and symptom profile can be used to determine a personalized treatment that guides antidepress
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Risk of heart transplant rejection reduced by desensitising patient antibodiesThe risk of heart transplant rejection can be reduced by desensitising patient antibodies, according to research presented today at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.1 The breakthrough comes on the 50th anniversary of heart transplantation.
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As scientists take to Twitter, study shows power of 'visual abstract' graphicsWhen it comes to sharing new research findings with the world, Twitter has emerged as a key tool for scientists - and for the journals where they publish their findings.
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SimRadar: A polarimetric radar time-series simulator for tornadic debris studiesScientists have developed the first numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study and characterize scattering mechanisms of debris particles in tornadoes. Characterizing the debris field of a tornado is vital given flying debris cause most tornado fatalities. Tornado debris characteristics are poorly understood even though the upgrade of the nation's radar network to dual polarimetric radar offe
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Thin diamond crystal reflects many colors of light in all directionsThrough advanced calculations physicists and mathematicians have discovered that a thin, diamond-like photonic nanostructure reflects a surprisingly broad range of colors of light, from all angles. This causes the material to have great potential as a back reflector to enhance the efficiency of solar cells or tiny on-chip light sources.
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Gender bias in open-source programmingA study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that, overall, women's contributions tend to be accepted more often than men's -- but when a woman's gender is identifiable, they are rejected more often.
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Deadspin The Bears’ Mitch Trubisky Pick Keeps Looking Worse And Worse | The Root Jordan Edwards: 15- Deadspin The Bears’ Mitch Trubisky Pick Keeps Looking Worse And Worse | The Root Jordan Edwards: 15-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed, by Balch Springs, TX Police Officer | Jezebel Kelly Ripa Names Ryan Seacrest as Her New Co-Host | Fusion Donald Trump Wonders What That Whole Civil War Thing Was All About |
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Ferrari won’t drop the naturally aspirated V12 any time soon Ferrari When Ferrari announced the 812 Superfast in February, I wondered if it might be the last-ever naturally aspirated Ferrari road car. The auto industry is in the midst of a full-blown turbocharger addiction —even in Maranello, where forced-induction V8s now power the California T , 488 , and GTC4 Lusso T. But there will always be a place for a naturally aspirated V12 at Ferrari, according t
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This Drone Once Fought Wars. Now It’s Fighting Climate Change This drone served in Iraq and Afghanistan—and it's going to take atmospheric data in Alaska next year. The post This Drone Once Fought Wars. Now It's Fighting Climate Change appeared first on WIRED .
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Cantina Talk: Could Episode IX Mark the End of Annual Star Wars Movies? Oddly, Disney hasn't announced any Star Wars movie release dates beyond 2019. The post Cantina Talk: Could Episode IX Mark the End of Annual Star Wars Movies? appeared first on WIRED .
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Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use, increase of chronic diseasesResults from a clinical review find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.
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One in three American adults may have had a warning strokeAbout one in three American adults experienced a symptom consistent with a warning or 'mini' stroke, but almost none -- 3 percent -- took the recommended action.
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Norway's oldest ice found in central NorwayParts of the ice of the Juvfonne snow patch in Jotunheimen are 7600 years old, which makes it the oldest dated ice on mainland Norway.
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Novel antibacterial wound cover could prevent thousands of infections each yearA new type of wound dressing could improve thousands of people's lives, by preventing them from developing infections. The dressing, a type of compression held in place by a bandage, uses an antibacterial substance formed from the shells of crustaceans like shrimps.
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Just 10 minutes of meditation helps anxious people have better focusJust 10 minutes of daily mindful mediation can help prevent your mind from wandering and is particularly effective if you tend to have repetitive, anxious thoughts, according to a study.
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Common antibiotics linked to increased risk of miscarriageMany classes of common antibiotics, such as macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole, were associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, according to a new study.
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Preschoolers' story comprehension similar for print and digital booksThe content of a children's book -- not its form as a print book or a digital book -- predicts how well children understand a story, finds a new study.
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Magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattles corner of Canada, AlaskaThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.2 earthquake has rattled the corner of British Columbia, near the boundary with Alaska.
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Galápagos study identifies keystone predator in a complex food webYears of experiments and careful observation along the shores of the Galápagos Islands have untangled a complex food web of sea lions, fish, urchins and algae, revealing who eats (or doesn't eat) whom and what impact they have on each other.
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First US offshore wind farm powering more of Rhode IslandThe nation's first offshore wind farm is powering more of Rhode Island.
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SimRadar: A polarimetric radar time-series simulator for tornadic debris studiesA University of Oklahoma research team with the Advanced Radar Research Center has developed the first numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study and characterize scattering mechanisms of debris particles in tornadoes. Characterizing the debris field of a tornado is vital given flying debris cause most tornado fatalities. Tornado debris characteristics are poorly understood even though the up
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Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use, increase of chronic diseasesResults from a clinical review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.
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Female Dragonflies Play Dead to Escape Stalking MalesFemale dragonflies say no to sex by faking their deaths, new research has found.
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Your Favorite Affordable Bluetooth Speaker Is Back Under $30, Complete with a 24 Hour Battery Anker SoundCore , $29 with code ANKSPK77 Anker’s SoundCore blew away the competition to take the title of your favorite affordable Bluetooth speaker, and today, you can pick one up for $29 , the best price we’ve seen since Black Friday. In addition to solid sound quality and impressive Bluetooth range, the standout feature here is the SoundCore’s 24 hour battery life. I’ve owned one for over a ye
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Udvikler scraper 40.000 profilbilleder fra Tinder-API for at træne neurale netværk Tinder giver en næsten ubegrænset adgang til at lave en database over ansigter, fortæller Kaggle-bruger. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/udvikler-scrapede-40000-profilbilleder-tinder-api-at-traene-neutrale-netvaerk-1076139 Version2
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Kølig blå himmel: Nu sætter de danske solceller igen rekordI det klare og kølige forårssolskin producerede solcellerne først på eftermiddagen, hvad der svarede til 17 procent af det danske elforbrug.
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Alcohol is associated with higher risk of breast cancer in African-American womenAlcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol.
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Developing climate-resilient wheat varietiesIncreases in climate variability have placed new emphasis on the need for resilient wheat varieties. Now climate-resilient wheat varieties with increased nutritional values are possible, report scientists.
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'Big Pork' Wants to Get In on Organ Transplants Smithfield Foods sells bacon, ham, hot dogs, pork chops, and sausages (breakfast, smoked, and dry). It also supplies pharmaceutical companies. Heparin, a molecule extracted from pig guts, is the crucial ingredient in blood-thinning drugs. It makes sense when you think about it: Meat and organs tend to come in a single package (i.e. a pig), so of course the world’s largest pork processor is also a
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Synced brainwaves reveal if students like class To see if students actually enjoy a class—and get along with their classmates—check their brainwaves, a new study suggests. “How well our brainwaves sync up with those of another person appears to be a good predictor of how well we get along and how engaged we are,” explains lead author Suzanne Dikker, a research scientist at New York University’s psychology department and Utrecht University in t
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Suicidal patients in E.R. benefit from these phone calls Among suicidal patients, an intervention with brief, post-discharge phone calls significantly reduced the likelihood of a future suicide attempt. In a clinical trial involving nearly 1,400 suicidal patients in the emergency departments of eight hospitals, researchers found that the intervention lowered the relative risk of new suicide attempts by 20 percent. In results published in JAMA Psychiatr
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First luminescent molecular system with a lower critical solution temperatureResearchers have developed a luminescent small-molecule system that changes from a solution to a suspension when heated. The solubility change is accompanied by a color change in the photoemission from blue to green. The transition is mediated by oleic acid and methylamine, which aid the reversible reorganization from molecular wires in solution through an intermediate co-crystal and finally into
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Paternal age at conception may influence social development in offspringThe age of the father at the time his children are born may influence their social development, suggests a new study. Analyzing social behaviors of children from early childhood until adolescence, researchers found that those whose father was either very young or older at conception differed in how they acquired social skills.
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Biomarker predictive of NSCLC response to drugAmong patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) fueled by ALK gene alterations who were being treated with crizotinib (Xalkori), a decrease in the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) harboring increased copies of the ALK gene over the first two months of treatment was associated with increased progression-free survival.
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Predicting tumors that respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors early in treatmentA noninvasive PET imaging method that measures granzyme B, a protein released by immune cells to kill cancer cells, was able to distinguish mouse and human tumors that responded to immune checkpoint inhibitors from those that did not respond early in the course of treatment.
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Thinking strategically about study resources boosts students' final gradesCollege students who participated in a self-administered intervention prompting them to reflect about their use of classroom resources had final grades that were higher than their peers, according to new findings.
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8 tips to protect your identity beyond the computerWhen it comes to identity theft, you need to protect the mailbox at your house as much as your email inbox, according to a new report from the Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin.
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The First Music Video From Descendants 2 Brings Us Some Disney-Approved Wickedness GIF Image: Gif from YouTube/Disney Hey, want to know what “wickedness” looks like when it’s conceived of by adults for children and then made into a musical number? Bobbing for apples. It looks like bobbing for apples. Advertisement We’ve got a trailer and a music video for Disney’s Descendants 2 , which, I will grant them, isn’t doing the same plot as the first one. Instead, it’s doing a new, eq
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Study confirms link between alcohol consumption, breast cancer risk in black womenIn findings published in the journal Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers confirmed the link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in a study in black women. The link has been seen in other studies drawn from majority white populations.
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Servers perceive well-dressed diners as better tippers, study findsResearchers at the University of Missouri have found that restaurant servers often use stereotypes to determine which customers will leave better tips.
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One in three American adults may have had a warning strokeAbout one in three American adults experienced a symptom consistent with a warning or 'mini' stroke, but almost none -- 3 percent -- took the recommended action, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).
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We should create cities for slowing downPeter Jackson employed an intricate approach to the stage design of Lord of the Rings. The people who inhabited Middle Earth for hundreds of generations slowly left cultural traces, alterations, artefacts and remnants of their human existence on the environment.
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Extra testosterone makes men ‘go with their gut’ Men who took high doses of testosterone performed worse on a test designed to measure cognitive reflection—the process in which we stop to consider if our gut reactions are right. “What we found was the testosterone group was quicker to make snap judgments on brain teasers where your initial guess is usually wrong,” says Colin Camerer, professor of behavioral economics and leadership chair of the
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We Can't Delay Action on Environmental Public HealthAs trivial party politics obstruct urgently needed action, real people experience real consequences -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Region Midtjylland bruger mere og mere tvangFlere regioner mindsker brugen af bæltefikseringer, men i Region Midtjylland går udviklingen i den forkerte retning.
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Device allows users to manipulate 3-D virtual objects more quicklyResearchers have developed a user-friendly, inexpensive controller for manipulating virtual objects in a computer program in three dimensions. The device allows users to manipulate objects more quickly -- with less lag time -- than existing technologies.
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Why basing self-esteem on money could make you sad While many people believe making or having more money would make them happier, basing your self-esteem around the pursuit of money could have negative consequences for your mental health, a new study suggests. When people tie their self-worth to the pursuit of financial success, they are more vulnerable to negative psychological consequences, according to Lora Park, an associate professor of psyc
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Why frogs need savingOn April 29, the world's frogs are celebrated on Save The Frogs Day.
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Nemt at betale med ansigtet via mobiltelefonen - men først om fire årRygterne om biometrisk betaling i Samsungs nye Galaxy S8 blev hurtigt kolde, da den ramte markedet. Deep learning er ikke klar til det endnu.
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NIH research improves health for people with asthmaMay is Asthma Awareness Month, and the National Institutes of Health is finding solutions to improve the health of the nearly 25 million people in the United States who currently have asthma. In recent decades, the prevalence of asthma has been increasing, resulting in millions of urgent medical visits and missed days of work and school each year.
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Device allows users to manipulate 3-D virtual objects more quicklyResearchers have developed a user-friendly, inexpensive controller for manipulating virtual objects in a computer program in three dimensions. The device allows users to manipulate objects more quickly -- with less lag time -- than existing technologies.
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As scientists take to Twitter, study shows power of 'visual abstract' graphicsWhen it comes to sharing new research findings with the world, Twitter has emerged as a key tool for scientists -- and for the journals where they publish their findings. But a new study shows a way for that research to reach even more people, by boiling a research paper down into a Twitter-friendly graphic called a 'visual abstract.'
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Novel antibacterial wound cover could prevent thousands of infections each yearA new type of wound dressing could improve thousands of people's lives, by preventing them from developing infections. The dressing, a type of compression held in place by a bandage, uses an antibacterial substance formed from the shells of crustaceans like shrimps. It is described in a paper published in the May issue of Radiation Physics and Chemistry.
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Many survivors of this lung disease lose their jobs More than 40 percent of survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) who had jobs were unemployed a year after leaving the hospital, losing an average of $27,000 in pay, a new study estimates. ARDS affects approximately 200,000 Americans every year. Survivors often have long-lasting cognitive dysfunction, mental health issues, or physical impairments, any of which can affect their abil
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Atmospheric ice particles smaller and fall faster than models had assumedDepending on their height and thickness, ice clouds could either warm or cool Earth's surface. Getting the details of these clouds right in global climate model (GCM) simulations is an important step toward increasing the accuracy of future climate projections. Researchers showed that ice particles detrained from deep convective clouds (such as thunderstorms) are smaller and fall faster than previ
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Quantum effects lead to more powerful battery charging(Phys.org)—Physicists have theoretically shown that, when multiple nanoscale batteries are coupled together, they can be charged faster than if each battery was charged individually. The improvement arises from collective quantum phenomena and is rooted in the emerging field of quantum thermodynamics—the study of how quantum effects influence the traditional laws governing energy and work.
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First luminescent molecular system with a lower critical solution temperatureDepending on their solubility, solids can completely dissolve in liquids to form clear solutions, or form suspensions that still contain undissolved solid. Solutions of polymers often have a lower critical solution temperature; only below this temperature is the polymer completely soluble at all concentrations.
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Light pollution has serious impact on coastal wildlife, research showsScientists have recognised for some years that light pollution from buildings, vehicles and streetlights is a growing phenomenon that impacts on the behaviour and success of many animals including migrating birds, hunting bats and the moths they try to capture.
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Study finds gender bias in open-source programmingA study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that, overall, women's contributions tend to be accepted more often than men's - but when a woman's gender is identifiable, they are rejected more often.
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How ex-convicts should approach a job interviewFor the best chance of getting hired, former inmates should apologize for their criminal past to potential employers, indicates new research that comes amid the nationwide "ban-the-box" movement.
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Developing climate-resilient wheat varietiesIncreases in climate variability have placed new emphasis on the need for resilient wheat varieties. Alongside demands for increased resiliency, consumer interest in healthier, more functional foods is growing. Therefore, the identification of potential breeding targets to create climate-resilient, nutritionally improved wheat varieties is of particular interest.
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5 Super-Fancy Desk Chairs to Upgrade Your Workday You probably spend more time in your desk chair than in your bed. Might as well make it comfortable. The post 5 Super-Fancy Desk Chairs to Upgrade Your Workday appeared first on WIRED .
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Study finds gender bias in open-source programmingA study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that, overall, women's contributions tend to be accepted more often than men's -- but when a woman's gender is identifiable, they are rejected more often.
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Paternal age at conception may influence social development in offspringThe age of the father at the time his children are born may influence their social development, suggests a study published in the May 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP). Analyzing social behaviors of children from early childhood until adolescence, researchers found that those whose father was either very young or older at conception diffe
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First luminescent molecular system with a lower critical solution temperatureOsaka University researchers developed a luminescent small-molecule system that changes from a solution to a suspension when heated. The solubility change is accompanied by a color change in the photoemission from blue to green. The transition is mediated by oleic acid and methylamine, which aid the reversible reorganization from molecular wires in solution through an intermediate co-crystal and f
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How ex-convicts should approach a job interviewFor the best chance of getting hired, former inmates should apologize for their criminal past to potential employers, indicates new research that comes amid the nationwide 'ban-the-box' movement.
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Study: Better memory makes people tire of experiences more quicklyPeople with stronger memories tire more quickly of experiences, according to a new study led by a University of Kansas researcher that could have implications on marketing and consumer behavior.
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Travel 5 million years into the Milky Way's futureGaze into Gaia's crystal ball and you will see the future. This video shows the motion of 2,057,050 stars in the coming 5 million years from the Tycho-Gaia Astrometric Solution sample, part of the first data release of European Space Agency's Gaia mission.
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Potential for Saudi Arabian coral reefs to shineMarine surveys estimating fish population density and diversity are crucial to our understanding of how human activities impact coral reef ecosystems and to our ability to make informed management plans for sustainability. KAUST researchers recently conducted the first baseline surveys of reefs in the southern Red Sea by comparing reefs off the coast of Saudi Arabia with those of Sudan.
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Thin diamond crystal reflects many colors of light in all directionsThrough advanced calculations physicists and mathematicians at the University of Twente discovered that a thin, diamond-like photonic nanostructure reflects a surprisingly broad range of colors of light, from all angles. This causes the material to have great potential as a back reflector to enhance the efficiency of solar cells or tiny on-chip light sources.
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Anonymous app Yik Yak shuts downYik Yak, a mobile application which gained popularity for allowing users to make anonymous comments and which sparked debate on cyber bullying, has shut down.
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SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US governmentSpaceX launched a top-secret spy satellite for the U.S. government Monday morning and then successfully landed the booster for recycling.
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Tribune Media spikes on reports of nascent bidding warShares of Tribune Media are surging before the opening bell Monday on reports that 21st Century Fox and Blackstone may make a joint takeover bid for the TV station operator.
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An immodest proposal—taking the pulse of the EarthNot interested in small-scale goals, the NEST-funded project led by geomatics engineer Michael Sideris aims to create and then link an enormous network of sensors with a goal of characterizing Earth systems from the core to the magnetosphere.
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New study shows bullying in schools is down, feelings of safety are upA new study from the University of Virginia and its partners has found a decrease in bullying and related behaviors. That is coupled with an increase in students' feelings of safety and belonging at their schools and perceptions that adults help to stop bullying.
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SpaceX just provided views of a rocket landing all the way from 150km down SpaceX webcast On Monday morning, SpaceX made its fifth launch of 2017, flying its first major national security payload into low-Earth orbit since becoming certified as a US military launch provider in 2015. Because of the classified nature of the spy satellite, the rocket company was only able to show footage of the launch until the second stage separated from the first. However, this proved to
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SpaceX Just Performed Its Most Mysterious Mission Yet Image: SpaceX via Flickr After a literal last-minute cancellation yesterday, SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket earlier this morning in Cape Canaveral, Florida. While the details on most of SpaceX’s missions are very public, this one was purposely shrouded in mystery: the rocket was ferrying up a spy satellite, the NROL-76, for National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). It was S
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Why These 'Revolutionary' Phones Failed So Hard Every year, gadget companies like to flaunt out their latest flagship smartphones and show off all of the “revolutionary” features that will make this slab of glass and metal different from the nearly-identical looking slab of glass and metal already in our pockets. Advertisement Sometimes, those new features and those phones really are revolutionary, but more often than not, history has shown us
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The application of three-axis low energy spectroscopy in quantum physics researchIn modern physics of the past century, understanding the electronic properties and interactions between electrons inside matter has been a major challenge. Electrons are responsible for the chemical link between atoms and almost all factors that characterise a piece of matter, such as colour, heat transport, conductivity and magnetism. An elementary property of electrons is the spin, and the combi
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Read more about Jeepers creepers: Massive spider eyes shrink 25% in adulthoodThe male net-casting spider appears to shift his focus by going easy on the eyes as he enters adulthood, says a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Action on problem gambling online is a good first step, but no silver bulletReactions to new measures designed to tackle problem gambling online have so far been mixed. The federal human services minister, Alan Tudge, said he was "hopeful that in combination [they] will have a profound impact". But Australian Churches Gambling Taskforce chair Tim Costello dismissed them as "cosmetic". He called instead for a total ban on betting ads on TV during sports broadcasts.
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Opinion: Fruit juicers and hair brushes are now part of the Internet of (useless) ThingsIf ever proof were needed that not everything is improved by connecting a device to the Internet, the Juicero, a fruit and vegetable juicing machine, is it. At US $400, the Juicero produces a glass of juice from an US $8 Juicero pack containing pre-mashed fruit and vegetables. It turns out however, that the machine is a completely unecessary part to this process because the juice can be squeezed o
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Pardon my vomit—zero-G etiquette in the age of space tourismIt's a new era for space travel. And if there's one thing that sets it apart from the previous one, it is the spirit of collaboration that exists between space agencies and between the public and private sector. And with commercial aerospace (aka. NewSpace) companies looking to provide everything from launch services to orbital and lunar tourism, a day is fast-approaching when ordinary people will
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Ars Technica
Apple has a record $250 billion in the bank Enlarge / A customer buying a new iPhone in Russia. (credit: Sergei FadeichevTASS via Getty Images) When it reports its quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Apple will likely have a quarter-trillion dollars in cash in the bank. That's a greater hoard than any other company in recent US history, according to the Wall Street Journal , which reported the numbers on Sunday. For comparison, Apple's
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How Two Mississippi College Students Fell in Love and Decided to Join a Terrorist Group The day she left to join the Islamic State, Jaelyn Young took a floral backpack with clothes, craft supplies, and a scrapbook. Muhammad Dakhlalla, whose friends call him Moe, packed a bar of soap, gray sweats, and a pack of Starburst minis. She was organized: Her wallet held bank cards and insurance cards, plus a Sonic receipt tucked inside. He loved video games: His only t-shirt featured the rob
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Unraveling the mysteries of Arctic cloudsClouds play a role in warming the Arctic and coinciding decreases in sea ice, but it is a complicated story. Using data from three Arctic sites, scientists studied the relationships among temperature, water vapor, and how clouds insulate the Earth. They found that in polar regions, clouds don't behave as they do elsewhere. In the Arctic, the insulating value of clouds stays the same as long as the
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Groundwater flow is key for modeling the global water cyclePlants are one of the largest water users on land and, through transpiration, they move more water into the atmosphere than streams or rivers move across the landscape. Unlike stream flow, which can be easily observed, measuring or simulating the amount of water plants transmit to the atmosphere is a significant challenge.
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Dark Phoenix Could Be Searching for a Younger Version of an X-Men Mainstay Wonder Woman gets another new TV spot. It looks like Robert Zemeckis is definitely not directing The Flash . One major character will not be a part of any show in the Arrow universe next season. Plus, new pictures from Valerian and The Dark Tower , another Stan Lee cameo, and a new teaser for Twin Peaks . To me, my Spoilers! X-Men: Dark Phoenix Omega Underground reports Anna Paquin’s Rogue will b
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A transplant and a cure: Research team eradicates hepatitis C in 10 patients following lifesaving transplants from infected donorsTen patients have been cured of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) following lifesaving kidney transplants from deceased donors who were infected with the disease. The findings point to new strategies for increasing the supply of organs for the nation's more than 97,000 patients who are awaiting kidney transplants -- often for as many as five or more years.
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Chemistry controlled on tiniest scale can create hollow nanoparticlesOxidizing tiny iron particles from the inside out reveals how oxidation works and could offer new vehicles for drugs or energy.
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The LHC has restarted for its 2017 runToday, the LHC once again began circulating beams of protons, for the first time this year. This follows a 17-week-long extended technical stop.
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Behavior patterns indicators of illness onset in cattleTexas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are developing an early warning system for pen riders or animal care providers to more efficiently identify and treat cattle for bovine respiratory disease.
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Next breakthroughs in exoplanet discoveryIt was a good week for astrobiology. Within days of NASA's announcement that the necessary ingredients for life exist in the plumes erupting from the southern pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus, scientists gathered at Stanford University to discuss discovering life outside the Solar System.
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Psychedelic Compound in Ecstasy Moves Closer to Approval to Treat PTSDA promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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First intensive measurements of shallow cumulus clouds over the Inner Mongolia GrasslanAn intensive radiosonde experiment was performed over the Inner Mongolia Grassland in the summer of 2014, and the findings constitute the first report of shallow cumulus clouds observations over this region.
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Real-time evidence of morphological changes of dust particles due to internally mixing with pollutioScientists investigate polarization of oscillation direction of back-scattering signal of single dust particles online on the basis of a newly developed, bench-top optical particle counter. A real-time decrease in Asian dust depolarization was observed in North China for the first time.
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Congress Agrees to Give NIH $2 Billion ExtraThe proposed spending plan for 2017 includes money for Alzheimer's and cancer research.
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Controlling proton conduction with lightAdding photoacid to a special kind of melted polymeric crystal allows better and switchable proton conductivity. This could lead to new materials for memory, supercapacitor and transistor technologies.
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The Easter egg puzzles that are hiding inside video gamesOnline communities are spending years picking over new releases, chasing up obscure references and cracking codes in the quest to find hidden messages
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A Bipartisan Deal to Avert a Government Shutdown Congressional negotiators have reportedly reached a bipartisan deal to keep the government running until September. NBC has more details on the more than $1 trillion plan, which must still be approved by lawmakers: The deal includes an additional $12 billion in defense spending, which is $18 billion less than [President] Trump asked for. It also includes a permanent fix to fund coal miners' healt
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Just 10 minutes of meditation helps anxious people have better focusJust 10 minutes of daily mindful mediation can help prevent your mind from wandering and is particularly effective if you tend to have repetitive, anxious thoughts, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.
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Serelaxin fails to meet primary endpoints in phase 3 RELAX-AHF-2 trialSerelaxin has failed to meet the primary endpoints of the phase 3 RELAX-AHF-2 trial, according to late breaking results presented for the first time today at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.
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Female dragonflies found to fake death to avoid male advances(Phys.org)—A biologist with the University of Zurich has discovered a species of dragonfly whose females play dead to avoid copulating with other males once her eggs have already been fertilized. In his paper published in the journal Ecology, Rassim Khelifa recalls his first experience with a female mooreland hawker dragonfly playing dead, and what he found after further study of the species.
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Eight nations 'now equipped to terminate civilization'Eight nations now have sufficient weapons of mass destruction to end civilization worldwide in a nuclear winter, a leading science writer has warned.
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Hit the Pavement With Amazon's One-Day Sale on Saucony Running Shoes Up to 50% Off Saucony Running Shoes You’ve probably been running outside for a few weeks now, but if you were looking for an excuse to pick up new running shoes, here it is. Amazon is marking down four styles (two men’s and two women’s) of Saucony running shoes to under $60. But you’d better pick up the pace, because these prices only last for today.
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Free Public Event: The Opioid Epidemic Image: Shutterstock Opioid addiction has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with overdoses and deaths caused by prescribed and “street” drugs on the rise. The accelerating abuse of opioids includes not only painkillers that have legitimate uses, but heroin and the synthetic opioid fentanyl as well. The epidemic is not limited to inner city pockets of poverty; small-town America is
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Batteries Have Gotten Better, but There's Still Room for ImprovementThey've been getting better for decades—but we've been demanding more of them -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Developing climate-resilient wheat varietiesClimate-resilient wheat varieties with increased nutritional values possible.
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Odense letbane får samme tog som AarhusOdense Letbane vælger den sikre og afprøvede løsning til byens nye bane, der skal stå klar i 2020.
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Royal Institution's new director Sarah Harper: we must show gold standard for science Second woman to be appointed in RI’s 218-year history identifies role, in era of fake news, to supply trusted data across many issues from health to climate change and robotics When Michael Faraday ran the Royal Institution, one of the oldest scientific organisations in the world, the 19th-century chemist took time to pile into public discourse. He ranted about dangerous pollution in the Thames.
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Contacting Stranded MindsBrain imaging can establish a two-way lifeline to some severely brain-damaged patients -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Purifying cells to treat diseaseVarious cell therapies involve injecting a specific cell type into a patient. These include, for example, bone marrow transplants and some types of immunotherapy that use T-cells (a white blood cell involved in immunity) to help fight cancer.
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The key to private and efficient data storageCloud storage services, like Dropbox and Gmail, may soon be able to better manage your content, giving you more storage capacity while still being unable to 'read' your data.
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Ars Technica
Modern “Hackintoshes” show that Apple should probably just build a Mac tower Dan Counsell Apple is working on new desktop Macs , including a ground-up redesign of the tiny-but-controversial 2013 Mac Pro. We’re also due for some new iMacs, which Apple says will include some features that will make less-demanding pro users happy. But we don’t know when they’re coming, and the Mac Pro in particular is going to take at least a year to get here. Apple’s reassurances are nice,
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Stort hjertestudie er skudt i gang i Region HovedstadenØvrige regioner ventes at komme med i det landsdækkende DANNOAC-studie af de fire nye blodfortyndende midler til efteråret, men deltagelsen er endnu ikke endeligt bekræftet
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Upworthy’s Quest to Engineer Optimism for an Anxious Age In its quest to rise above internet antagonism, Upworthy is marrying a lexicon of idealism to an almost metronomic pursuit of substantive clicks The post Upworthy's Quest to Engineer Optimism for an Anxious Age appeared first on WIRED .
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Red Light Cameras May Be Issuing Some Tickets Based on Bogus Math A citizen scientist points to traffic light problems that have long vexed the professionals. The post Red Light Cameras May Be Issuing Some Tickets Based on Bogus Math appeared first on WIRED .
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The Science of Laughter--and Why It Also Has a Dark SideLaughter isn’t always positive or healthy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Vindstille 2016 øgede Danmarks CO2-udledning med 3,3 pct.Vi har nu tal på, hvad gode og dårlige vindår egentlig betyder for Danmarks klimaaftryk.
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Seabed seismic sensors would have cut 2011 Japan tsunami tollAn earthquake warning system now being installed at the source of the Tohoku quake would have alerted people much faster if it had existed in 2011
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The Atlantic
Yoga Classes Should Be Shorter Here’s the health reform we really need: 90-minute yoga classes should be banned. Everywhere I look—whether in my ClassPass app, which is like Blue Apron for exercise, or in MindBody, which is like Uber for your glutes—too many yoga classes on offer are 75 or 90 minutes long. Most classes, blessedly, stop there, but I’ve occasionally even seen two-hour-long meditation classes—for the woman who ha
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The Internet of Things Needs a Code of Ethics In October, when malware called Mirai took over poorly secured webcams and DVRs, and used them to disrupt internet access across the United States, I wondered who was responsible. Not who actually coded the malware , or who unleashed it on an essential piece of the internet’s infrastructure—instead, I wanted to know if anybody could be held legally responsible . Could the unsecure devices’ manufa
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The Path to Higher Education With an Intellectual Disability CLEMSON, South Carolina—Like many college students pestered by nosy relatives, Sydney Davis, a sophomore, is not exactly forthcoming when her boyfriend comes up in conversation. The couple has been together two years, Davis says with the exasperated tone of a young adult clearly trying to change the subject. Davis’s friend, Annsley James, a sophomore wearing a windbreaker with her sorority’s lett
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Secret US Spy Satellite Heading to Low-Earth Orbit, SpaceX Launch License ShowsThe U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) isn't saying much about its new spy satellite, now scheduled to blast off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Monday (May 1), but it will be heading into low-Earth orbit, SpaceX's launch license shows.
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Lakes worldwide feel the heat from climate changeLakes worldwide are warming with consequences for every part of the food web, from algae, to walleye, to freshwater seals.
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Archaeologists Return to Franklin Expedition ShipwreckThe 19th-century sunken ship could offer more clues about the fate of the Franklin Expedition, which set off in search of a Northwest Passage 170 years ago.
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The Life Robotic: When Autonomous Machines Can Do More Than Just VacuumA leading technologist imagines what will happen when home robots take on a larger role as domestic servants -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Membrane charge sensor to watch the regulation of our T cellsUNSW researchers with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging have built a sensor to measure the membrane charge of our T cells.
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10 teknologiske tendenser, du bør kende: #3. Kroppen erstatter betalingskortetI Kina kan du betale på dit glatte ansigt, Australien afprøver stemmegenkendelse, og Danmark pønser på fingervenescanning.
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Students seek to ban plastic water bottles from campusZero waste by 2020—that's one of the goals of the UC Office of the President's Sustainability Practices Policy for all UC campuses. Several students at UC San Diego's Student Sustainability Collective (SSC) are working to make that a reality.
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With a Little Help from My FriendsA psychologist explores how grooming, singing and dancing underpin human relationships -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ancient Tomb with 'Blue Monster' Mural Discovered in ChinaA blue monster, a winged horse and a nude deity known are just a few examples of fantastic images that archaeologists discovered in a 1,400-year-old tomb in China.
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Live Science
Photos: Ancient Tomb Murals Show Fantastical CreaturesMurals showing fantastical scenes were found in a 1,400-year-old tomb in China, say archaeologists. Here's a look at images of the mural scenes.
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Ars Technica
SpaceX successfully launches its first spy satellite SpaceX Update : With no weather or technical issues during its second attempt on Monday morning, SpaceX successfully launched its first major national security payload. The Falcon 9's first stage then made a stunning reentry into Earth's atmosphere and safely returned to Landing Zone-1. Original post : SpaceX got to within 52 seconds of launching its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday morning before a proble
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Astrophysicists discover a star polluted by calciumAn international team of astrophysicists led by a scientist from the Sternberg Astronomical Institute of the Lomonosov Moscow State University has reported the discovery of a binary solar-type star inside supernova remnant RCW 86. Spectroscopic observation of this star reveals that its atmosphere is polluted by heavy elements ejected during the supernova explosion that produced RCW 86. In particul
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Official launch of public database of 'at risk' archaeological sitesEndangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa, (EAMENA) an archaeological preservation project, will today launch public access to its online database of nearly 20,000 archaeological sites at severe risk due to conflict and other agents of destruction in the Middle East and North Africa.
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The first sequencing of a channel catfish genomeA fish named "Coco" is at the center of the first genome sequence for any catfish species.
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Video: 2017 Queensland floodsHeavy rains following Tropical Cyclone Debbie have caused rivers in eastern Australia to breach their banks, inundating roads and homes.
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Shocked gas in galaxy collisionsCollisions between galaxies, especially ones rich in molecular gas, can trigger bursts of star formation that heat the dust and result in their shining brightly in the infrared. Astronomers think that there is also significant gas inflowing to the central regions of galaxies that can stimulate starburst activity. Inflowing gas, as it collides with the gas in the inner regions, should produce power
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New electronic device senses explosive vaporsScientists from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Russia) have presented a detector that can distinguish smells better than a service dog. A small device, remotely resembling a projector, was developed by the Department of Physics of Micro- and Nanosystems (№ 81) of MEPhI.
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A fast, non-destructive test for two-dimensional materialsBy now, it is well understood that thinning a material down to a single atom thickness can dramatically change that material's physical properties. Graphene, the best known 2-D material, has unparalleled strength and electrical conductivity, unlike its bulk form as graphite. Researchers have begun to study hundreds of other 2-D materials for the purposes of electronics, sensing, early cancer diagn
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ESA's JUICE spacecraft could detect water from plumes erupting on EuropaESA's JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission to the Jovian system could easily confirm the presence of water on Europa, a new study finds. According to the research, it is feasible to detect water molecules (H2O) and water ions (H2O+) from the moon's plumes during a flyby mission.
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Scientists search for Caribbean quake clues By following the flow of seawater deep into the earth’s crust, researchers hope to understand the region’s instability Geologically speaking the Caribbean is a lively place. Recent reminders include the 1995 volcanic eruption on Montserrat, and the devastating magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010. Occasionally the Caribbean produces even more powerful outbursts. Back in Februa
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Identifying the minimum requirements for the emergence of complexityA team of scientists at Bilkent has designed the simplest experimental system to date to identify the minimum requirements for the emergence of complexity. Their work is reported in the current issue of Nature Communications.
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Formand: Uforståeligt, at IDA ikke er med i regeringens nye disruptionrådIDAs formand, Thomas Damkjær Petersen, bakker 100 procent op omkring regeringens nye disruptionråd, men kan ikke forstå, at der hverken er blevet fundet plads til IDA eller AC.
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20-årig dansker sigtet for databedrageri: Installerede malware på biblioteks computere Man skal passe på, hvad man bruger offentlige computere til. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/20-aarig-dansker-sigtet-databedrageri-millionklassen-installerede-malware-paa-biblioteks Version2
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Prognosis for dementia research uncertain in the Brexit electionThe present UK government has a proud but unsung record on dementia research. Prime Minister May must not let that fall by the wayside amid the Brexit brouhaha
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Plan to regrow receding Swiss glacier by blowing artificial snowAn ambitious plan to save a melting glacier in the Swiss Alps with showers of artificial snow will be tested this summer
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The Atlantic
Porn Star James Deen's Crisis of Conscience Boys who became teenagers in 1953, the year that Hugh Hefner founded Playboy , and 40 years later in 1993, when I turned 13, were exposed to pornography in much the same way. A classmate pilfered a magazine from a father’s stash or an inattentive store clerk, secreted it away from adult eyes, and shared it with his peers. Most were fascinated and titillated by their first real glimpse at a naked
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Personal Health: Hitting a Medical Wall, and Turning to Unproven TreatmentsA new book details the cases of families that step outside the realm of established medicine because they feel they have no other choice.
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Real or Fake? AI Is Making It Very Hard to KnowThanks to machine learning, it’s becoming easy to generate realistic video, and to impersonate someone.
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Dagens Medicin
Regionshospitalet Randers får professor i screening Berit Andersen, ledende overlæge i Afdeling for Folkeundersøgelser på Regionshospitalet Randers, tiltræder som klinisk professor i screeningsadfærd og organisering af screeningsprogrammer ved Aarhus Universitet.
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Dagens Medicin
Påmindelsesbreve får flere børn vaccineret Tilslutningen til børnevaccinationsprogrammet steg betydeligt i 2016, efter at Statens Serum Institut har sendt forældrene påmindelser per brev. Det viser programmets seneste årsrapport fra Sundhedsstyrelsen.
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Ingeniøren
Software til F-35 forsinkes op til et år og bliver tre gange så dyrFor at komme i luften har US Air Force været tvunget til at bruge kræfterne på at gøre gammel software færdig. Ny software bliver derfor forsinket.
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Towards the separation of quantum and classical query complexitiesCorrelation functions are often employed to quantify the relationships among interdependent variables or sets of data. A few years ago, two researchers proposed a property-testing problem involving Forrelation for studying the query complexity of quantum devices. Now, scientists have realized an experimental study of Forrelation in a 3-qubit nuclear magnetic resonance quantum information processor
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A new interpretation of petrogenesis of Earth's early continental crustThe Earth's continental crust was mainly formed in the Archean period, ~2.5 to 4.0 billion years ago, and is chiefly composed of tonalite, trondhjemite and granodiorite (TTG rocks). These three kinds of rock preserve pivotal information of the formation and evolution of early continental crust. Study on the petrogenesis of TTG rocks can elucidate the tectonic regimes of the early Earth. A recent s
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Kæmpe genprojekt skal give bedre behandling til børn med kræft Alle børnekræftafdelinger og klinisk genetiske afdelinger i Danmark indgår i projekt, hvor samtlige gener hos børn i Danmark med nydiagnosticeret kræft kortlægges. Genomundersøgelsen skal forhåbentlig føre til både forebyggende initiativer, bedre behandling og færre bivirkninger.
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Dyneproducent bruger virtual reality i jagten på den perfekte søvnDykon har netop indviet et spritnyt søvnlaboratorium, som er udviklet i samarbejde med DTU Klima. Her vil dyneproducenten via dataopsamling, en iPad med forbindelse til the Weather Channel og virtual reality blive bedre til at skræddersy dyner til den enkelte bruger. Hovedpersonen i laboratoriet ...
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New Scientist - News
Strange mantle plume under Iceland helps keep Scotland afloatMost plumes of hot rock have a circular outline, but the plume beneath Iceland has a splatter of horizontal fingers hundreds of kilometres long below Earth’s crust
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Environmentalists, Coal Companies Rally Around Technology To Clean Up Coal The industry has been in decline for years, partly because burning coal creates CO2 and warms the atmosphere. But there's a way to capture it — which has drawn praise from traditional enemies. (Image credit: Mark Humphrey/AP)
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A Lazarus Patient And The Limits Of A Lifesaving Stroke Procedure About 800,000 people have strokes each year in the U.S. Most are caused by clots that block blood to the brain. In some cases, doctors can remove the clot using a device that looks like a fishing net. (Image credit: Courtesy of Kurt Hinrichs)
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Yo-Yo Dieting May Pose Serious Risks For Heart Patients People with heart disease should keep their weight down, but it can be hard to lose weight and keep it off. Now a study shows big fluctuations may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. (Image credit: John Holcroft/Ikon ImagesGetty Images)
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In the field with Iraq's archaeologists of the future Working in Kurdistan at the site of Qalatga Darband, The British Museum is training Iraqi archaeologists to preserve and study their country’s threatened heritage Iraqi Kurdistan is spectacularly beautiful in April; the foothills of the Zagros Mountains break out in flowers, the barley shoots up in the valleys and everything is eye-wateringly green. Down by the calm waters of Lake Dokan, I’m tryi
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The immune system may explain skepticism towards immigrantsThere are deep-seated conflicts throughout the Western world about how to handle the influx of refugees and immigrants—should we close our borders or bid the newcomers welcome? New research reveals that such opposing points of view are grounded in more than deliberate thought and reasoned arguments. At the level of preconscious processing, strong feelings about immigrants are controlled by somethi
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New chip under development at UTSA extends battery life of electronicsRuyan Guo, Robert E. Clark Endowed Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has received a $50,000 I-Corps grant from the National Science Foundation to commercialize a chip that can make lower power electronics, like cell phones, work more efficiently.
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Preschoolers' story comprehension similar for print and digital booksThe content of a children's book—not its form as a print book or a digital book—predicts how well children understand a story, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
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Galapagos study identifies keystone predator in a complex food webDespite popular metaphors and cartoons depicting straightforward "food chains," ecologists such as Brown University Professor Jon Witman typically doubt that they'll see predators in diverse tropical ecosystems have meaningful impacts on species even just two links down the line. But after six years of meticulous experimentation and observation off the coast of the famed Galápagos Islands, Witman
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Make measles great again: A case study of the politicization of school vaccine requirements in MichiganProtecting our children through school vaccine requirements has long had strong bipartisan support. Unfortunately, the antivaccine movement has had success linking "vaccine choice" with "freedom" and "parental rights", leading to a surge of right wing antivaccine activism that has undermined that bipartisan consensus. Two bills under consideration by the Michigan legislature represent a microcosm
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Russisk militær udvikler nyt våben mod dronerDet er for dyrt at bruge missiler mod hobbydroner fra IS. Svaret er 'smart ammunition'.
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Q&A: Expert says all's not right for endangered right whalesThose endangered North Atlantic right whales cavorting in Cape Cod Bay are fun to watch, but their frolicking doesn't tell the whole story.
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Tech billionaire buys Sydney mansion for record priceTech billionaire Scott Farquhar has bought a Sydney waterfront mansion for an Australian record Aus$75 million (US$56 million), a report said Monday, after the owners resisted selling the 1863-built home to developers.
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How artificial wombs will change our ideas of gender, family and equality | Aarathi PrasadScience has shown what’s possible with lamb foetuses. For humans this could revolutionise birth, solving inequalities and raising new ethical dilemmas In 1924 the evolutionary biologist JBS Haldane coined the term ectogenesis to describe pregnancy in humans provided through an artificial womb. Haldane imagined that artificial wombs might become so popular by 2074 that only a small minority – fewer
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Report: Facebook helped advertisers target teens who feel “worthless” [Updated] Enlarge / Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook's 2016 "F8" conference. (credit: Facebook) Facebook's secretive advertising practices became a little more public on Monday thanks to a leak out of the company's Australian office. This 23-page document discovered by The Australian (paywall), details in particular how Facebook executives promote advertising campaigns that exploit Facebook users' emotio
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The colour of numbers: visions of our mathematical universe A gallery of mathematical images from Visions of Numberland, the new colouring book by Edmund Harriss and me One of the great perks of my job - writing about maths – is that I am always learning new maths. And I learned more in my latest book than probably in any other project I have been involved in. This statement might sound odd, since Visions of Numberland is a colouring book. Yet the aim tha
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Some Common Antibiotics May Slightly Increase Risk of MiscarriageTaking certain types of antibiotics during early pregnancy may be linked with an increased risk of miscarriage, a new study suggests.
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Why humans must not give up the quest for Mars | Nicky JennerIt’s costly, but by exploring the red planet we could solve some of the great mysteries about space and ourselves When US president Donald Trump called astronauts aboard the International Space Station last week to congratulate Peggy Whitson, who now holds the record for the most time spent in space by a Nasa astronaut , he also asked when he could expect to see humans land on Mars (answer: the 20
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Learning Your StripesScience's lowest common denominator has always been patterns.
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Computers That Can SmellTeams of modelers compete to develop algorithms for estimating how people will perceive a particular odor from its molecular characteristics.
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Uncovering the Secrets of a Successful PestThe green peach aphid can colonize new host plants with ease through rapid changes in gene expression.
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Future Homes May Have Bioreactive WallsResearchers are redesigning the humble brick to produce electricity, clean water and air, and to harvest valuable compounds.
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Noncoding RNA Helps Cells Recover from DNA DamageScientists discover transcripts from the same gene that can express both proteins and noncoding RNA.
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Rare T Cells Fight CancerA new approach to immunotherapy finds that the immune-cell clonotypes that come to the rescue start out at very low frequencies.
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Glia GuruBen Barres recast glial cells from supporting actors to star performers, crucial for synaptic plasticity in the brain and for preventing neurodegenerative disorders.
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Valerie Horsley Gets Under SkinThe Yale University cell and molecular biologist is probing the deep mysteries of epidermal cells.
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Picking Out PatternsMachine-learning algorithms can automate the analysis of cell images and data.
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Coming to Grips with Coauthor ResponsibilityThe scientific community struggles to define the duties of collaborators in assuring the integrity of published research.
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Why I Had My Sense of Flavor GenotypedOne person's quest to get to the bottom of the unique way he experiences food
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Embryonic Evolution Through Ernst Haeckels EyesThe 19th century biologist's drawings, tainted by scandal, helped bolster, then later dismiss, his biogenetic law.
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Phosphorylation at the Flick of a SwitchIncorporating light-controlled dimerization domains into kinases provides tight regulation of these enzymes.
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Macrophages Physically Relay Signals Between Cell TypesTime-lapse imaging shows the immune cells transferring chemical signals during pigment pattern formation in developing zebrafish.
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Book Excerpt from FlavorAuthor Bob Holmes dove into the taste-determining realm of his genome.
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Myelin BasicsMay Profilee Ben Barres of Stanford University discusses how understanding the basic biology of myelination could help patients with multiple sclerosis and other diseases.
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Dragons on the HuntWatch Komodo dragons bring down a buffalo.
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Will Komodo Dragons Yield the Next Blockbuster Antibiotic?The giant lizards have numerous microbicidal compounds in their blood.
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The Proteasome: A Powerful Target for Manipulating Protein LevelsThe proteasome's ability to target and degrade specific proteins is proving useful to researchers studying protein function or developing treatments for diseases.
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Understanding Body Ownership and AgencyUnderstanding how people recognize and control their own bodies could help researchers develop therapies for those who've lost their sense of self.
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Infographic: How the Zebrafish Got Its StripesImmune cells called macrophages shuttle cellular messages in the skin.
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Infographic: Enzymes Controlled by LightCustom-designed kinases have built-in switches that act as gatekeepers for the enzymes' active sites.
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Infographic: The Rubber-Hand IllusionSimultaneous stroking of one's real hand and a fake limb can lead that person to embody the fake on as their own.
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Infographic: Web of RetractionsSee coauthors' connections to eight researchers with problematic papers.
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Evolutions Quick Pace Affects Ecosystem DynamicsFrom fish harvests to cottonwood forests, organisms display evidence that species change can occur on timescales that can influence ecological processes.
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Infographic: Watching Evolution in Real TimeGuppies transplanted between different communities in Trinidadian streams evolved in response to changes in predation threat in just a few generations.
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Infographic: Proteasome BasicsThe structure and function of the cell's protein-degrading machine
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Satte danskere overhales af eventyrlystne udlændinge Professor Lene Tanggaard fra Aalborg Universitet oplever, at udenlandske kolleger flytter efter et udfordrende og spændende job. Danskerne kan lære noget af den indstilling til mobilitet https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/satte-danskere-overhales-eventyrlystne-udlaendinge-7790 Jobfinder
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Galápagos study identifies keystone predator in a complex food webYears of experiments and careful observation along the shores of the Galápagos Islands have untangled a complex food web of sea lions, fish, urchins and algae, revealing who eats (or doesn't eat) whom and what impact they have on each other.
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Thinking strategically about study resources boosts students' final gradesCollege students who participated in a self-administered intervention prompting them to reflect about their use of classroom resources had final grades that were higher than their peers, according to new findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
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Preschoolers' story comprehension similar for print and digital booksThe content of a children's book -- not its form as a print book or a digital book -- predicts how well children understand a story, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
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New imaging method may predict immunotherapy response earlyA noninvasive PET imaging method that measures granzyme B, a protein released by immune cells to kill cancer cells, was able to distinguish mouse and human tumors that responded to immune checkpoint inhibitors from those that did not respond early in the course of treatment.
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Serial analysis of CTCs may provide biomarker predictive of NSCLC response to crizotinibAmong patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) fueled by ALK gene alterations who were being treated with crizotinib (Xalkori), a decrease in the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) harboring increased copies of the ALK gene over the first two months of treatment was associated with increased progression-free survival.
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Alcohol is associated with higher risk of breast cancer in African-American womenAlcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol.
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The immune system may explain skepticism towards immigrantsThere is a strong correlation between our fear of infection and our skepticism towards immigrants. New cross-national research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University explains why political discussions of immigration are so heated and why integration often fails.
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Get ready: Your future surgery may use an automated, robotic drillA computer-driven automated drill, similar to those used to machine auto parts, could play a pivotal role in future surgical procedures. Researchers at the University of Utah developed the drill that produces fast, clean, and safe cuts, reducing the time the wound is open and the patient is anesthetized, thereby decreasing the incidence of infection, human error, and surgical cost.
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Common antibiotics linked to increased risk of miscarriageMany classes of common antibiotics, such as macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole, were associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, according to a new study published in CMAJ.
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A Sense of Hearing Could Make Cars Safer and More ReliableStartup OtoSense makes software that can listen for sirens or engine trouble.
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The Leftovers: Desert Trip Each week following episodes of the third and final season of The Leftovers , Sophie Gilbert and Spencer Kornhaber will discuss HBO’s drama about the aftermath of two percent of the world’s population suddenly vanishing. Spencer Kornhaber: Finally, The Leftovers has definitively answered one of the great debates of existence: Yes, Miley Cyrus, cultural appropriation does hurt people. It kills the
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EPA Scrubs Climate Change Page from WebsiteThe US Environmental Protection Agency removed information about global warming and greenhouse gas emissions that doesn't jibe with the Trump administration's views.
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Nature Journals to Authors: Get Hip to ORCIDResearchers submitting manuscripts to the Nature family of journals, as well as other Springer titles need to register for a unique author identifier.
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Russian Man Facing Prison For Making Pokémon Go Video Inside A Church A Russian man might be spending years in prison after his trial wrapped up last week, after being arrested in 2016 for making a video about Pokémon Go while inside a church, a violation of the country’s laws against “inciting religious hatred”. Advertisement Last year, Ruslan Sokolovsky made a video inside the famous Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg , in which the atheist made some jokes abo
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The future we're building -- and boring | Elon MuskElon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris Anderson.
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Corrigendum. The Week in Review for 04/30/2017Stroke from chiropractic. Measles in Minnesota. Fraudulent methodologies? How do your remove homeopathy from a product. Acuwhatever. And more.
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You'll Swear This Macro Photography Universe Is CGI GIF GIF: Macro Room It’s an odd paradox of our times, but when we see something extraordinary these days, it’s easy to assume that it was computer generated. CGI is the current all-consuming method of creating movie effects, but this video of ink in water shot with macro photography shows just how beautiful practical effects can be. Advertisement Some of the best special effects in recent films h
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Actually, the U.S. Will Pay for the THAAD Anti-Missile System South Korea said Sunday the U.S. would cover the cost of deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system, a contradiction of President Trump’s remarks just days earlier. Trump did not respond, but it seems he may have misspoken, or, as South Korea was told by Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, the White House national security adviser, the president was speaking “in a
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Your Favorite Poems on People and Power To wrap up our series for Poetry Month , we’ll begin with a poem about an ending: W.H. Auden’s “ The Fall of Rome .” From reader and Atlantic contributor Michael LaPointe : If a civilization is measured by its margins, then the Rome of Auden’s poem is instantly recognizable as in a state of decay: The piers are pummelled by the waves; In a lonely field the rain Lashes an abandoned train; Outlaws
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Innovative 'Smart Scar-Care' pad to create a 'scar-less' worldAn innovative "Smart Scar-Care" pad which serves the dual functions of reinforcing pressure and occlusion has been designed by researchers to treat hypertrophic scars from burns, surgeries and trauma.
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Video Explores Scifi Trope of Women Who Are 'Born Sexy Yesterday' Screengrab: Gaumont It’s a tale as old as time— at least in science fiction. A beautiful woman wakes up in a scary new world, unable to grasp the basic day-to-day activities of life. She could be a robot, or a mermaid, or a goddamn Messiah sent by aliens. It doesn’t matter, she’ll always latch onto the first schlub she sees. Because she was “Born Sexy Yesterday.” Advertisement An interesting vide
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Unemployment associated with 50% higher risk of death in heart failure patientsNot being employed linked with greater likelihood of death than history of diabetes or stroke.
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Non-O blood groups associated with higher risk of heart attackHaving a non-O blood group is associated with a higher risk of heart attack, according to new research.
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Controlling proton conduction with lightAdding photoacid to a special kind of melted polymeric crystal allows better and switchable proton conductivity. This could lead to new materials for memory, supercapacitor and transistor technologies.
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Discovery of a facile process for hydrogen production using ammonia as a carrierResearchers have created a new process for producing hydrogen from ammonia with rapid initiation that requires no external heat source, giving hope for the increased global use of hydrogen as an efficient and clean energy source.
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Overdose prevention and naloxone rescue among family members of people who use opioidsFamily members are often the ones who administer naloxone during an opioid overdose and should be considered as part of the larger response to help curb fatal overdoses. These findings demonstrate the important role that educating family members about overdoses and how to obtain and administer naloxone could play an important role in helping decrease the number of fatal opioid overdoses.
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Artificial pancreas benefits young children, trial showsA pilot study among young children with Type 1 diabetes found that a new artificial pancreas helped study participants better control their condition.
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Engagement With Trump Tweets Is Plummeting Photo: Getty Ah, the golden age of Trump’s Twitter account, we were all so much more innocent then. The former pro wrestler would tweet something crazy and we’d all go crazy retweeting it with a comment about Hitler. But those days are gone and according to a new analysis, Trump’s lackluster tweeting has resulted in a 66 percent drop in average engagement per tweet. Because this administration is
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Heart failure mortality is inversely related to wealth of countryDeath in patients with heart failure is inversely related to the wealth of the country they live in, according to new research. Death rates in India and Africa were three to four times higher than those documented in Western countries.
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Compact fiber optic apparatus shines light on breath analysis in real-timeAn affordable gas sensor monitors trace levels of health-indicating chemicals, paving the way for future non-invasive studies, describe researchers in a new report.
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Purifying cells to treat diseaseRefining the purification process of therapeutic cells could improve their use for treating cancer and other diseases, report investigators.
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The key to private and efficient data storageCloud storage services, like Dropbox and Gmail, may soon be able to better manage your content, giving you more storage capacity while still being unable to ‘read’ your data.
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Intervention reduced suicide attempts among at-risk emergency department patientsAmong suicidal patients, an intervention that included brief post-discharge phone calls significantly reduced the likelihood of a future suicide attempt, according to a clinical trial conducted at eight hospitals.
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Danske NASA-fans brugte weekenden på at redde JordenI weekenden har 30-40 rumentusiaster sat hinanden stævne på ITU for at konkurrere i NASAs Space Apps Challenge.
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The May night sky With starwatching in the northern hemisphere restricted by shorter nights, Jupiter rules the sky from dusk to dawn. Venus rules the morning in the southern hemisphere Unless the focus is on our local star, the Sun, this month offers a contracting window for star watching. Effective darkness at the latitude of Manchester lasts for about 6 hours at present, but halves to barely 3 hours at the month
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Poem of the Day: ‘Mockingbirds’ by Mary Oliver Today marks the end of National Poetry Month, so I’ll leave you with some verse from one of my favorite poets. From our February 1994 issue, here’s a bit of Mary Oliver’s “ Mockingbirds ”: This morning two mockingbirds in the green field were spinning and tossing the white ribbons of their songs into the air. I had nothing better to do than listen. This poem is beautiful in a quiet way: the short
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Study Contends There Are Twice as Many Atheists in America as Polls Show “Atheist churches” are popping up across the US and Europe. Is it just a trend? Read More
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The Entertainment Presidency The conventional wisdom is that Donald Trump didn’t get much done in his first 100 days in office. His signature campaign promises—the Muslim travel ban, the border wall—are no closer to fruition than they were when he took office. He has not figured out a way to work with Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare. Despite an appearance of perpetual activity—a flurry of executive orders, leaks to
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Chinese Hackers Show How To Steal Your Car With $20 Of Hardware I’ve never really been crazy about proximity keys , mostly because I’m a scatter-brained fool. The overall car industry loves them, though, and most new cars use these types of keyless entry systems. A team of Chinese researchers have figured out a very clever and cheap way to hack the passive keyless entry system and actually drive off in people’s cars. Advertisement The team that figured this o
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Here’s why your dart game will suffer if you throw fast The act of throwing—whether it’s a dart at a board or a ball of paper into a wastebasket—involves a complex trade-off between speed and accuracy. Humans are uniquely able to throw fast and on target. Monkeys can—and do—throw things, but they’re really bad at it, scientists say. For a new study, researchers used a series of calculations that look strictly at the physics of throwing to better under
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Zoe Saldana Shares Video Showing How Long It Takes to Get Into Gamora Makeup It’s not easy being green. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 star Zoe Saldana is giving fans an inside look at what it takes to transform into Gamora for the film. Spoiler: It involves a lot of waiting. Advertisement Saldana shared a time-lapse video on Twitter condensing her three-hour makeup session into a 38-second montage of sitting and staring into space. It’s definitely not as long as specialty mak
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The Case of the Headless CorythosaurusAfter nearly a century, a dinosaur's skull is reunited with its body -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Epic, near-EVE-worthy troll sabotages Elite: Dangerous community event Enlarge / Protect and advance the plot, or kill for the lulz? We know which one the community picked. In the vast simulated galaxy of Elite: Dangerous, a years-old mystery concerning an unknown region of space called the Formidine Rift was poised to take a dramatic leap forward on Saturday. An NPC going by the name of Salomé was preparing for a frantic, fast return to the main inhabited core worl
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Danmark sender grønne tage og grøn mad videre i NASA-konkurrenceWeekenden bød på kreative ideer på Amager, da 30 deltagere dystede i international udviklings-konkurrence.
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Technology-loving Dubai unveils its own typographic fontApparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font.
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Elon Musk teases future plans at TED talkElon Musk paused while chatting about his series of potentially world-changing endeavors to say he isn't in it to provide salvation.
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Bike-sharing launched in congested BeirutLebanon launched a bike-sharing programme in its capital Beirut on Sunday, hoping to cut down on the congested city's notorious traffic and pollution.
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SpaceX postpones classified US military launchSpaceX on Sunday postponed for 24 hours the launch of a secretive US government payload, known only as NROL-76, due to a "sensor issue" with the rocket, a spokesman said.
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Find Out All the Stories From Reddit's Massive Collaborative Art Project GIF GIF: YouTube Earlier this month, Reddit pulled off one of its greatest accomplishments ever: getting users to spend 72 hours painstakingly making art together one pixel at a time. Now, one Redditor has created an atlas that documents the stories of each individual art project that contributed to this glorious mess. If you missed the saga of r/place , the concept was a limited time sitewide co
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The Guardian view on defending science: the battleground is culture | EditorialIt is not enough for scientists to be right. They must also be politically adept The Wellcome Trust is not making any kind of threat . That would be vulgar. The trust is a unique institution that has helped to fund much of the worthwhile scientific research in the UK over the last 20 years. Without its annual £1bn investment in research, nearly all of which is spent in the UK, there would be a lot
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Trump Invites Duterte to the White House President Donald Trump spoke on the phone Saturday with the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, and after discussing North Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Trump invited Duterte, who has overseen a crackdown on drugs in his country that’s led to thousands of extrajudicial killings, to visit the White House. A statement from the White House released late Saturday sa
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The Crazy Scale of Human Carbon EmissionWant some perspective on how much carbon dioxide human activity produces? Here it is -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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How to Abandon Android and Switch to iOS Image: Gizmodo Maybe you like the curves of the iPhone 7 , maybe you just don’t trust Google with your data any more, or maybe someone just gave you an iPhone as a birthday present. Whatever the reason, here’s how to get your entire digital life from Android to iOS with as little head-scratching as possible. Advertisement For simplicity’s sake, we’ll assume you’re set up on Android with your data
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Rare 1970s DC vs. Marvel Documentary Time-Travels Back to Glory Days of Old-School Comics “Maybe you think comics are pictures of people walking and talking and beating each other up. Well, comics are art, which means... new ideas, new innovations.” A rarely seen 1978 documentary about the comics business has shown up online for the very first time, and it’s must-watch material for folks who want to see some of comics’ most important talents in their prime. Advertisement A rare copy o
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Apple adds one more year to first-generation Watch warranty Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple added one extra year to its warranty for some first-generation Apple Watches, according to a note sent to authorized service providers obtained by 9to5Mac. The company will now cover eligible Apple Watches for three years after the original purchase date. The first-gen devices covered by this warranty are those experiencing ballooning battery issues. "App
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Meet The Survivalists of Naked and Afraid XL #NakedAndAfraidXL | Sundays at 11/10c They're already talking trash... how much of this is bluster and how much is true strength? Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/naked-and-afraid-xl More info: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/naked-and-afraid-xl/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nakeda
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Scientists Create a Bizarre Superfluid with "Negative Mass" Scientists create a superfluid with negative mass that accelerates backwards. Read More
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Swelling Batteries Prompt Extension on Apple Watch Warranty Photo: Getty Apple is pretty great about honoring its warranties and even recently changed its policy on fourth generation iPads to allow for an upgrade if something’s wrong with the device. Now, the Cupertino computing giant is giving customers an extra two years of coverage in case that expensive watch face pops off. It’s unknown just how widespread the battery swelling issue is. Users have rep
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Scientific American Content: Global
Why String Theory Is Still Not Even WrongPhysicist, mathematician and blogger Peter Woit whacks strings, multiverses, simulated universes and “fake physics” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ars Technica
A farewell to kings? New ideas on the vanishing monarch butterflies Enlarge (credit: US Fish and Wildlife ) Everybody loves monarch butterflies. Author Anurag Agrawal refers to them as “the Bambi of the insect world.” They are specifically bred to be released at weddings; their image has been pressed into service as the symbol of environmental organizations like the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Non-GMO project. This popularity makes them a great research
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Gizmodo
Sunday's Best Deals: Fitbit, Game of Thrones, Nonfiction eBooks, and More Game of Thrones seasons 1-6 on Blu-ray , deals on nonfiction eBooks , a 40" refurb Vizio sound system , and more lead Sunday’s best lifestyle deals. Advertisement Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals TOPGREENER 15A Receptacle With 4A USB Ports , $15 These days, you probably charge as many things over USB as you do over standard AC outlets, so it only
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The Atlantic
The Climate March's Big Tent Strategy Draws a Big Crowd WASHINGTON, D.C.—On President Trump’s hundredth day in office, a flood of protesters—fearful of more literal floods to come—deluged the nation’s capital. Tens of thousands of people filled downtown Washington on Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s environmental agenda and the decades-long history of American inaction on climate change. Over the course of a sweltering 91-degree day, the
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Scientific American Content: Global
Daring Apollo 8 Astronauts, Rediscovering a Forgotten Math Genius and Other New Science BooksMay book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Gizmodo
Ridley Scott Thinks Aliens Are Real and They'll Probably Kill Us Ridley Scott is at the helm of a nearly 40-year franchise of films about killer aliens who are smarter and deadlier than us. It’s not a coincidence, since Scott thinks that could happen in real life. Advertisement In an interview with Sky News , Scott mentioned that he believes in aliens, or what he called “superior beings.” This isn’t exactly surprising. Not only has Scott spent a large portion
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Ingeniøren
ING BAGSIDEN: Groft kommunalt roderi i affaldshåndteringenBacksite følger op på sidste uges affaldssag – der nu er ophøjet til 'Ugens skraldeskandalesag'.
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Ars Technica
Wilson’s Heart is Oculus’ most interesting VR misfire yet When will a VR system finally get an honest-to-goodness adventure ? Early adopters and curious onlookers continue to ask this question, wondering when they'll get their own unique, hours-upon-hours mix of story, puzzles, battles, and thrills. The closest answer up until now remains the incredible and memorable Resident Evil 7 . However, that's a bit of a cheat, since it launched primarily for nor
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cognitive science
Tomorrow Edition - A Journey Round My Brain submitted by /u/Neuronologist [link] [comments]
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Big Think
Artificial Human Wombs Closer As Scientists Grow Lambs in Unique "BioBags" Scientists successfully test an ingenious system for growing premature fetuses. Read More
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
A transplant and a cure: Penn team eradicates hepatitis C in 10 patients following lifesaving transplants from infected donorsTen patients at Penn Medicine have been cured of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) following lifesaving kidney transplants from deceased donors who were infected with the disease. The findings point to new strategies for increasing the supply of organs for the nation's more than 97,000 patients who are awaiting kidney transplants - often for as many as five or more years.
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WIRED
While You Were Offline: Hey Please Don’t Call Trump’s New Hotline to Report UFOs The hotline was set up to help people report crimes allegedly committed by undocumented immigrants. The post While You Were Offline: Hey Please Don’t Call Trump's New Hotline to Report UFOs appeared first on WIRED .
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Live Science
'Anumeric' People: When Languages Have No Words for NumbersFrom the Amazon to Nicaragua, there are humans who never learn numbers. What can these anumeric cultures teach us about ourselves?
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Ars Technica
Undeveloped microbiomes make infants more prone to illness Wild rodents spread more than 35 diseases. Pet mice and rats carry much fewer, luckily, but the diseases they do spread include rat bit fever and Leptospirosis. (credit: ArtBrom ) As every parent knows, newborns and infants are extremely prone to infections. This increased susceptibility is typically attributed to babies’ immature immune systems—since they’re so new to the world, babies haven’t b
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Scientific American Content: Global
Paleo Profile: Little AnubisThis sharp-toothed mammal was a top carnivore before the heyday of dogs and cats. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Live Science
Animal Sex: How Lobsters Do ItLobster sex involves battles for dominance, calming urine and tender copulation.
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WIRED
A Cosmic-Ray Hunter Closes in on Super-Energetic Particles Angela Olinto's new balloon experiment takes her one step closer to the unknown source of the most energetic particles in the universe. The post A Cosmic-Ray Hunter Closes in on Super-Energetic Particles appeared first on WIRED .
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Method helps determine heart failure patients' risksA new analysis describes different classifications of patients who are hospitalized with acute heart failure based on various characteristics, which may help guide early decisions regarding triage and treatment.
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Viden
Kan teknologi redde os fra klimaforandringerne? Her er 5 vilde løsningerCO2-sugende træer, rumspejle i milliardvis og eksploderende algevækst er blandt de gode ideer, som dog ikke helt overbeviser klimaforsker.
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Ingeniøren
Nikkel og zink udfordrer lithium-ion-batterierSikkerhedsproblemerne med lithium-ion-batterier får forskerne til at søge efter alternativer, hvor velkendt batteri­teknologi optimeres.
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Latest Headlines | Science News
Read up on solar eclipses before this year’s big eventThree new books chronicle the science, history and cultural significance of total solar eclipses.
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Science : NPR
Saturn: Cassini's Final Chapter After years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will soon begin its final act — a plunge into Saturn. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Dr. Carolyn Porco, head of the imaging team, about the mission's legacy.
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Scientific American Content: Global
The Patients We Do Not SeeHow society can help those who do not make it to the doctor -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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WIRED
The Unsettling Performance That Showed the World Through AI’s Eyes Artist Trevor Paglen is best known for images of the security state. Now he's collaborating with Kronos Quartet and Obscura Digital to explore AI. The post The Unsettling Performance That Showed the World Through AI’s Eyes appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
What if You Could Grow a Baby in a Bottle? An artificial womb to help premies makes you wonder where the technology could go next. The post What if You Could Grow a Baby in a Bottle? appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Inside the Conspiracy Theory That Turned Syria’s First Responders Into Terrorists Social media brought the White Helmets and their work to the world's attention—then it made them a bogeyman for the alt-right. The post Inside the Conspiracy Theory That Turned Syria's First Responders Into Terrorists appeared first on WIRED .
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cognitive science
Schizophrenia's Unyielding Mysteries: Gene studies were supposed to reveal the disorder's roots. That didn't happen. Now scientists are broadening the search. submitted by /u/parrishthethought [link] [comments]
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Science : NPR
Alaska Guessing Game Provides Climate Change Record Months behind the rest of the country, spring is advancing across Alaska. And a contest that has residents guess the date of river ice breakup is showing a trend toward earlier and earlier melt. (Image credit: Dan Bross/KUAC)
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Viden
Er vi magelige? Næsten halvdelen af alle ture i bil er 10 km eller kortereHvis du hurtigt vil ændre vaner, så byt bilen ud med cyklen i fritiden, siger forsker.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Urban farming flourishes in New YorkThe urban farm craze is finding fertile ground in New York, where 10 young entrepreneurs are learning to grow greens and herbs without soil, bathed in an indoor, psychedelic light.
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The Atlantic
The (Feminist) Case for Women's Happiness Earlier this month, the New York Times ran an article on its website titled “ How to Be Mindful While Cleaning the Bathroom .” The piece, part of the paper’s Meditation for Real Life series, offers advice on transforming that most thankless of chores into a spiritually rewarding activity, from the beginning (“once you’ve selected your cleaning tool, take a moment to notice it with your various se
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Ingeniøren
Energikommissionen vil sætte gang i anden runde af Danmarks grønne omstillingRegeringens energikommission anbefaler et skift i energipolitikken hen imod et langt mere markedsbaseret system. Energiprofessor tvivler på, at markedet alene kan levere varen.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Ukraine clings to nuclear power despite Chernobyl traumaUkraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world's worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Cities brace for climate challengesFaced with exploding populations and steadily rising temperatures worldwide, cities must make haste in reinforcing defences against climate change-induced flooding and heat waves, experts warned this week.
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Science | The Guardian
Trump has grand plan for mission to Mars but Nasa advises: cool your jets The president is determined to see Americans walk on Mars during his presidency, but the reality of space travel is a little more complicated Donald Trump would like to see Americans walk on Mars during his presidency – within three to seven years, depending on the whims of the voting public. Nasa would love to get there that quickly, too. The reality of space travel is slightly more complicated.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Biologist: Orca attacks on gray whales up in California bayKiller whales are on an unprecedented killing spree in California's Monterey Bay, attacking and feeding on gray whale calves, a marine biologist said.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornadoNearly 50 people have been taken to hospitals after a tornado swept through the East Texas city of Canton.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policiesThousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change—mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his agenda for rolling back environmental protections.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Unemployment associated with 50 percent higher risk of death in heart failure patientsUnemployment is associated with a 50 percent higher risk of death in patients with heart failure, according to research presented today at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.1 The observational study in more than 20,000 heart failure patients found that not being employed was linked with a greater likelihood of death than history of diabetes or stroke.
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Viden
Ny El Niño kan være på vej igen allerede i årDen seneste El Niño medførte tørke i Afrika, blegede koralrev og zikavirus. Allerede nu kan en ny være på vej.
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Science : NPR
Being A Guinea Pig For Science Can Be A Long, Slow Slog Brandie Jefferson volunteered for a clinical trial to see if intermittent fasting can help treat multiple sclerosis. Five months in, she realizes that this study won't answer that question. (Image credit: Courtesy of Brandie Jefferson)
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Non-O blood groups associated with higher risk of heart attackHaving a non-O blood group is associated with a higher risk of heart attack, according to research presented today at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.
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Ingeniøren
Efter Titanic: Hvordan skal man forbedre sikkerheden til søs?Kæmpedamperen Titanics forlis 14. april 1912 har rettet opmærksomheden på redningsmateriellet, og ikke mindst hvor mange redningsbåde der bør være om bord, og hvem der bør reddes først.
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Science | The Guardian
How ‘superagers’ stay sharp in their later yearsA new study shows how strenuous mental and physical exercise keeps your brain firing on all cylinders W hen it comes to retirement, experts recommend that everyone do some hard thinking. By this, they mean you should plan your finances responsibly, consider carefully where to live, and decide what colour beach chair to sit in all day as you sip strawberry daiquiris in the sun. But there’s another
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Ivabradine may not benefit certain heart failure patientsResearchers have completed a randomized clinical trial in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), which currently has no effective treatment for reducing morbidity and mortality.
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Science | The Guardian
Spectacular end is nigh for Cassini space probeAfter a remarkable journey around Saturn, the US spacecraft is set for a fiery finale Last week , the US space probe Cassini survived an encounter of the very closest – and riskiest – kind. In response to signals that had been transmitted to it across several hundred millions of miles of space, it swooped through a tiny gap between Saturn and its rings, then skimmed over the planet’s upper atmosph
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Science | The Guardian
How to let grief work for you | Julia Samuel The death of a loved one creates an inner wound that can’t be ignored. Healing it requires work Grief is profoundly misunderstood. We seem happy to talk about sex or our sense of failure, or to expose our deepest vulnerabilities. But on death and loss we are silent. Which is why Prince Harry and the Duke of Cambridge were so courageous in talking openly about the mental health taboo their grief f
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Household food waste level 'unacceptable'Changing rules on best before dates and the sale of "wonky vegetables" could help cut waste, MPs say.
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Ars Technica
Doctor Who: Thin Ice review Enlarge (credit: Jon Hall/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who . River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be sure to watch the episode first. Doctor Who broadcasts on Saturdays at 7:20pm UK time on BBC One, and 9pm EDT on BBC America. Thin Ice is a classic, thoroughly entertaining Doctor Who episode with a plot that finally breaks the ice on series 10 of the popul
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The Atlantic
Imitation and Satire at the Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Are you guys having an okay time? Are you drunk?” Samantha Bee, on Saturday afternoon, was a few segments in to the comedic experiment she and her team at TBS had dubbed the Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner . Bee—energized by an all-woman punk band and surrounded by flags, podiums, columns, and other such symbolic decorations of the American presidency—was working th
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Gizmodo
Mark Zuckerberg Invited Himself to Dinner With Random Strangers in Ohio Photo: Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook On a typical, bipartisan Friday night in Ohio, Mark Zuckerberg did a totally normal human thing that anyone definitely not awkwardly going about testing the waters for a major political run would: he had dinner with a family, who didn’t know him or that he was coming, at their house. Advertisement The Youngstown Vindicator reported on Saturday that the Newton Falls
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Gizmodo
Oh God, Disney's Avatar Ride Sings Now GIF Ever wondered what sailing down the River Styx would be like? Taking a boat into a scary and unknown world, only to be greeted by a terrifying figure signaling your impending fate? Thanks, Disney! Advertisement Disney Parks has unveiled the latest look at the Na’vi Shaman of Songs, a character we saw in that creepy announcement video last year. She is said to be the highlight of the Na’vi Riv
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Gizmodo
Hackers Leak New Episodes of Orange Is the New Black and Claim More Leaks to Come Photo: Netflix Netflix bingers received a weekend surprise when they woke up this morning to find the first ten episodes of the new season of Orange Is the New Black have allegedly been leaked to torrent networks. A hacker group has claimed responsibility and they say it only occurred because Netflix refused to pay a ransom. The group also claims to have more shows from other networks. TheDarkOve
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Intervention reduced suicide attempts among at-risk emergency department patientsAmong suicidal patients, an intervention that included brief post-discharge phone calls significantly reduced the likelihood of a future suicide attempt, according to a clinical trial conducted at eight hospitals.
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Viden
Grøn, blå, rød, sort - mountainbikeruter får mærkning som skiløjperI alt skal der sættes skilte op med sværhedsgrader på over hundrede ruter.
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Gizmodo
The Magic in Sleight Makes Up for an Otherwise Familiar Tale Jacob Latimore is the start of Sleight. All Images: Blumhouse The marketing for Sleight includes a quote calling the film “ Chronicle meets Iron Man .” Watching it, that comparison kind of makes sense, but it also sets up an unrealistic expectation versus what Sleight actually is. Advertisement Co-written and directed by newcomer J.D. Dillard, Sleight is the story of a science wiz named Bo (Jacob
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix series (Update)A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over 'terror' claimsTurkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups, the latest restriction on a popular website to hit Turkish users.
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NYT > Science
Climate March Draws Thousands of Protesters Alarmed by Trump’s Environmental AgendaOn the president’s 100th day in office, demonstrators descended on Washington in an attempt to drown out the administration’s climate change deniers.
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Big Think
One Beer An Hour is Our Rule of Thumb for Drinking. It is Dead Wrong. Our "one beer an hour" rule of thumb is based on drinking a bottle of Bud. Now that more people are drinking pints of stronger craft brews, how do we adjust this rule of thumb? Read More
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The Atlantic
Poem of the Day: ‘The Dream’ by David Solway From our December 1997 issue, here are the opening lines of David Solway’s “The Dream”: I dreamed that you had ceased to love me — not that you had come from other beds back to mine, or gone from mine to others, just that something in your heart had stopped. “The Dream” has stuck with me since I first stumbled across it in our archives. I love the dream-like quality of the poem itself—its hazines
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Ars Technica
Toxic algae on the rise as our oceans warm Enlarge (credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ) Global ocean temperatures have been rising, but the consequences of these increases are not fully clear. A recent paper published in PNAS clarifies one of them by showing that harmful algal blooms have already become more intense. Some types of algae naturally produce toxins. When these algae grow rapidly, they create a bloom that
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Gizmodo
Merriam-Webster Uses Apple Fans to Define 'Sheeple' Photo: Getty Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has been flirting with the thin line between cheekily relevant and irritatingly attention seeking lately. The evolving compendium of the English language has garnered headlines recently with its social media swipes at the Trump administration. And now, the dictionary is trolling Apple fans by using them as an example of the term “sheeple.” According to Me
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Viden
Overrasket Ph.d. Cup-vinder vil styrke læreres relationer til eleverLouise Klinge var bedst til at formidle sine tre års forskning på tre minutter.
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Big Think
3 Studies Reveal What the Post-millennial Generation Thinks Is Cool It happens every once in a great while: the 'Kids' come down from their lofty peak and tell the elders what they think is "cool." Read More
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