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Pesticid på danske rapsmarker tager langsomt livet af bierEffekten er langsom og subtil, men ikke til at komme uden om: De neonikotinoider, som Miljøstyrelsen trods et generelt EU-forbud giver danske landmænd lov til at benytte, er skadelige for bierne, fastslår britisk forsker bag Science-studie.
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Let's Talk About Tonight's Game of Thrones and That Jaw-Dropping Ending No fooling around: We have to talk about what just went down. When I called the episode “jaw-dropping,” I was referring to two jaws—mine and the one Dany’s dragon as he opened his mouth and shot giant jets of fire directly onto the heads of the Lannister army, burning them alive. Yes, tonight was Daenerys Strikes Back , but it didn’t come without a cost. Meanwhile: Three whole Starks were togethe
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Why Republicans Can't Just Pivot to Tax Reform Forget health care: Republicans are moving on to tax reform. With last month’s collapse of their No. 1 legislative priority , the White House and GOP congressional leaders have made a nearly complete pivot to agenda item 1A—rewriting the nation’s tax code for the first time in more than 30 years. This effort, they promise, will be different than health care. Why? The party is united around a broa
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Naturopathy and dubious compounding pharmacies: A deadly combinationIn March, it was widely reported that a young woman named Jade Erick had died suddenly of a hypersensitivity reaction while undergoing an infusion of intravenous curcumin ordered by a naturopath named Kim Kelly to treat her eczema. The FDA investigated and found egregious problems with the injectable curcumin used. This tragic incident thus serves to demonstrate how dangerous a combination naturop
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Teen brains may not be as hard-wired for crime as previously thoughtSpikes in crime rates for teens and young adults suggest that biology may primarily drive risk-taking and law breaking, but Penn State criminologists studying crime statistics in other countries indicate that culture may also play a role in shaping teen criminal behavior.
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Burning policy puts pressure on recycling targetsA rash of new incinerators could make it impossible for the UK to meet future recycling targets.
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New study generates more accurate estimates of state opioid and heroin fatalitiesA new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine presents a correction procedure to refine data reporting opioid and heroin deaths per US state, which results in significant shifts in state-by-state mortality rates. This truer picture helps to remove an important barrier to formulating effective policies to address this serious drug epidemic.
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Compound derived from marijuana interacts with antiepileptic drugsNew research published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggests that an investigational neurological treatment derived from cannabis may alter the blood levels of commonly used antiepileptic drugs.
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Noam Chomsky's Surprising Take on the Russia Scandal Renowned linguist and public intellectual MIT Professor Noam Chomsky offers his take on the Trump administration and its troubles with Russia. Read More
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New stimuli responsive smart hydrogels open door to future material biology and biomedical applicationsHydrogels, also known as soft matter in the medical world, are leading materials for biomedical applications such as drug delivery and stem cell therapy. But traditional hydrogels, used in products such as facial masks and contact lenses, are made up of either synthetic polymers or biological extracts such as animal collagen, are likely to cause allergies. They cannot fully mimic the complex biolo
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Scary prehistoric worm used head spines to grab prey Researchers have identified a small marine predator that once patrolled the ocean floor and grabbed its prey with 50 spines deployed from its head as a brand new genus and species. They identified the four-inch long creature, named Capinatator praetermissus , based on 50 specimens from the fossil-rich Burgess Shale in British Columbia. “This is the most significant fossil discovery of this group
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Ziplines not pipelines: A family's treetop pipeline protestIt's ziplines versus a Sunoco pipeline in one Pennsylvania family's backyard.
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Altered gene expression in heart failureHeart tissue from patients with heart failure exhibits increased levels of Cdk8 protein. Mimicking this increased Cdk8 expression in transgenic mouse hearts alters gene expression in a way that promotes heart failure. When researchers examined the mouse heart cells before a decrease in heart function was detectable, they found over 3,400 genes already expressed with a profile similar to that of hu
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Elon Musk Might Be A Total Jerk And Build His Own Hyperloop System: Report Photo via AP Images Remember when Elon Musk claimed he was so busy with space and cars that he was willing to hand over developing a “ Hyperloop ” vacuum-sealed high speed train to everyone else—and then he went and started a tunneling company? Well guess what, he might go back and make his own Hyperloop after all. Elon Musk is probably thinking really hard about what to put in the tunnels he kee
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CNN Pundit Who Quit on Saturday Reappears as Donald Trump's Low-Rent Facebook Propagandist Image: Screengrab via Facebook CNN’s resident Donald Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany, whose pundit gig insisting the president is really playing 4D chess none of us can understand came to an abrupt end on Saturday, now has a new job reading pro-Trump propaganda online. McEnany has secured a gig regurgitating the administration’s preferred “real news” on Trump’s official Facebook page, which appe
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Europe Swelters Under a Heat Wave Called ‘Lucifer’Temperatures in parts of the Continent have soared to record highs, causing at least two deaths, kindling wildfires and driving tempers through the roof.
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There's A Huge Ridiculous Twitter Fight Happening Right Now About A Shitty Tire I wasn’t aware of who Laura Loomer was until we were emailed links to this Twitter-based tire-related mess by a number of readers, but it appears she considers herself an alt-right ‘guerrilla journalist’ and believes she had a tire slashed by some ne’er-do-wells who don’t like her. The problem is that her tire appears to be a poor, dry-rotted beast that died of neglect. Hence the shit storm. Now,
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Dominate the Pitch With Amazon's Adidas Soccer Gold Box Adidas Soccer Gold Box If the start of the EPL season has you in the mood to go kick some soccer balls around, Amazon’s running a deal on all the gear you need from Adidas . Inside, you’ll find gloves, shin guards, apparel, and of course, balls. Just note that like all Gold Box deals, these prices are only available today, so get your orders in before the final whistle. More Deals
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Watch this Hypnotic Video From Laika Studios About Their Creative Process Source: Laika Studios Frankly, I’m an easy woman to impress. But even so, stop motion animation is next level. Each frame takes meticulous care, craft, and planning. Excellent stop motion is the result of an incomprehensible density and depth of talent. And out of all the great stop motion studios out there, Laika might be the best. This short video shows why. Produced by Laika itself, this three
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China built the world’s largest telescope, but has no one to run it Enlarge / This picture taken on September 24, 2016 shows the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope in southwestern China's Guizhou province. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images) During the second season of The Big Bang Theory , the aspiring actress Penny borrows money from Sheldon. Without a second thought, the theoretical physicist grabs a peanut brittle can in which he stores his extr
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Israel Will Ban Al Jazeera and Censor Its Cable and Satellite Transmissions, Comms Ministry Says Photo: AP Israel’s communications minister, Ayoub Kara, is moving forward with a plan to ban Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera throughout the country. According to Al Jazeera , the plan would revoke the credentials of all journalists working for the broadcaster’s Arabic and English credentials, shut down its cable and satellite transmissions, and evict staff from their Jerusalem headquar
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Google-born startup thinks its time for a ground-source heat pump renaissance Dandelion Seeking to do for home heating systems what SolarCity did for solar panels, a new company called Dandelion hopes to popularize decades-old, energy-efficient heating and cooling technology. So-called “ground-source heat pumps” or “geothermal heat pumps” have been used for decades to warm and cool homes, especially in colder climates where expensive fuel oil is burned for warmth. The pump
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Social isolation, loneliness could be greater threat to public health than obesityLoneliness and social isolation may represent a greater public health hazard than obesity, and their impact has been growing and will continue to grow, according to research.
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So may I introduce to you John Lennon’s “Psychedelic Rolls” New York Post Archives/Getty Images Attention car buffs. Attention Beatles fans. Attention lovers of nostalgia—especially in the psychedelic realm. Rolls-Royce, in celebration of the 50th anniversary year of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Band , is releasing images of John Lennon's so-called "Psychedelic Rolls," a tricked out Rolls-Royce Phantom V which debuted shortly before the Fab Four's eighth s
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Sunday's Best Deals: Mentos Gum, Ticket to Ride, USB Camp Stove, and More A camp stove that can charge your phone , 35% off Mentos gum , and Ticket To Ride lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals BioLite Wood Burning CampStove , $79 with code GOODFIRE It’s impossible to describe the BioLite CampStove without sounding like a lunatic, but you can actually find some sticks just la
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Twitter Reacts to Anthony Scaramucci's Ouster in This Week's News RoundupLast week, dust-ups in the Trump Administration dominated the conversation on social media. Here's what you need to know.
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Icarus: A Doping House of Cards Tumbles Down When he set out to make Icarus , the playwright and actor Bryan Fogel had one goal: to examine how easy it is to get away with doping in professional sport. An enthusiastic amateur cyclist, he was disturbed by the fact that someone like Lance Armstrong could cheat for so many years and never fail a single drug test. “Originally,” he explains in the film, “the idea I had was to prove the system in
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The Rise of the Violent Left S ince 1907, Portland, Oregon, has hosted an annual Rose Festival. Since 2007, the festival had included a parade down 82nd Avenue. Since 2013, the Republican Party of Multnomah County, which includes Portland, had taken part. This April, all of that changed. In the days leading up to the planned parade, a group called the Direct Action Alliance declared, “Fascists plan to march through the stree
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The best setup to live stream your video games DIY Broadcast your play to Twitch or YouTube. Want to become a live streaming pro, sharing your video game prowess with Twitch and YouTube? These are the apps and devices you need for the sweetest of setups.
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Erratic Weather Threatens Livelihood Of Rice Farmers In Madagascar Climate change is complicating the lives of subsistence rice farmers in Madagascar. For years, the wet and dry seasons arrived predictably. No more. To survive, farmers are looking to diversify. (Image credit: Samantha Reinders for NPR)
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This $79 Wood-Burning Camp Stove Recharges Your Phone With Fire. Yeah, Really. [Exclusive] BioLite Wood Burning CampStove , $79 with code GOODFIRE It’s impossible to describe the BioLite CampStove without sounding like a lunatic, but you can actually find some sticks just laying on the ground, toss them into the stove and light them on fire at the push of a button, and then charge your phone with a USB port that’s powered by the heat of the flame. It’s completely insane, and yet it wor
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How The Dream Of America's 'Nuclear Renaissance' Fizzled Construction of new, modern reactors seemed to herald a new era of nuclear power expansion in the U.S. Now all but one of those projects have been canceled. (Image credit: John Bazemore/AP)
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How Ice Cream Helped America at War In 1944, a Warner Bros. cartoon euphemized World War II through Bugs Bunny and ice cream. Marooned in the Pacific under Japanese attack, Bugs commandeers an ice-cream truck and begins handing out “Good Rumor” bars, which turn out to be chocolate-covered grenades. The bars explode, and Bugs drives off. “Business is booming,” he cracks. There’s a lot wrong with this infamous cartoon . The dialogue
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Let Forest Fires Burn? What the Black-Backed Woodpecker KnowsA scientific debate is intensifying over whether too much money and too many lives are lost fighting forest fires.
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Hillary Wants to Preach Hillary Clinton wants to preach. That’s what she told Bill Shillady, her long-time pastor, at a recent photo shoot for his new book about the daily devotionals he sent her during the 2016 campaign. Scattered bits of reporting suggest that ministry has always been a secret dream of the two-time presidential candidate: Last fall, the former Newsweek editor Kenneth Woodward revealed that Clinton tol
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The Atlantic
The Lena Dunham Approach to Twitter Call-Outs On Wednesday, Lena Dunham, the director, writer, and actor best known for the HBO series Girls , used her celebrity to draw attention to an exchange that offended her. In her telling, she was in the terminal at JFK airport in New York City, when she overheard two uniformed flight attendants engaging in a private conversation. “Not gonna call out the airline who delayed cuz shit happens BUT I did
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Tell Us: Have You Been Part of a New Religious Movement? Jon Emont reported from Indonesia this week on one prophet’s stymied attempts to kickstart a new religion called Millah Abraham. The story is interesting not only for the specific challenges it details—the prophet is imprisoned and his followers face government persecution—but also as a test case for a much broader question: What does it take to successfully create, sustain, and grow a religion?
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Why Are There No New Major Religions? Cipinang prison stands like a huge fortress in East Jakarta, its massive walls and guard towers separating the city’s bustling traffic from the criminals held within its gates. I visited in March, sitting at a noisy mess hall filled with hardened, tattooed Indonesian prisoners who greeted their wives and children with hugs and pats on the head. The prison is known for housing many of the country’
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Apple's China problem highlights conundrum for tech sectorApple's decision to bow to Chinese officials by removing apps to sidestep online censorship underscores the dilemma faced by US tech companies seeking to uphold principles while expanding their business.
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China's web users fear losing tools to bypass 'Great Firewall'Enterprising internet users in China fear the tools they use to tunnel through the country's "Great Firewall" may soon disappear, as Beijing tightens its grip on the web.
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Science | The Guardian
Life after the bomb: exploring the psychogeography of Hiroshima On the anniversary of Hiroshima’s nuclear destruction, a walk through the city’s memorial park reveals a complex mix of devastation and rehabilitation Hiroshima is flourishing. It has a population surpassing 1.19 million, a burgeoning gourmet scene, towering luxury shopping centres, and a trendy night life. It is a city of vibrant green boulevards and open spaces, entangled by the braided tributa
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Københavns Sporveje får automatgearDansk Automobilbyggeri i Silkeborg har udviklet prototypen til en ny serie busser til Københavns Sporvejes busafdeling. Længden er forøget til 12 meter, så halvdelen af de 90 passagerer nu kan få en siddeplads.
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Science | The Guardian
How thoughts and speech shape our wellbeing | Gary John Bishop Your internal chatter has a huge impact on the way you feel about yourself. Listen in, says Gary John Bishop You stumble through the door into your morning coffee ritual. As you make your way through a maze of chairs, tables and outstretched legs you finally arrive at your space at the end of the queue, and the deliberation begins… “Maybe I’ll have something different this time, hmm, let me see…
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Blue Whale: World's largest heart on display in rare exhibitionThe whale heart at Royal Ontario Museum Canada is a rare find, as blue whale carcasses usually sink.
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Scientific American Content: Global
Celebrities Tweet Like BotsCelebrity Twitter accounts look a lot like Twitter bots: they tweet regularly, follow relatively few people, and upload a lot of content. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Science | The Guardian
First time in 99 years: US total solar eclipse on 21 August excites scientists Entire US will fall into shadow as eclipse passes, with darkest path, or ‘totality’, contained in 70-mile (113km) ribbon from Oregon to South Carolina The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on 21 August, turning day into night for a few wondrous minutes , its path crossing the US from sea to shining sea for the first time in nearly a century. Never will a total solar eclipse
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Understand The Violent History Of Domestic Terrorism In The United States Manhunt: UNABOMBER | Tuesdays at 10p on Discovery and Discovery GO Terrorism in the United States can be committed by foreign agents, but more commonly is carried out by people born inside our own borders. From the rise of the Klu Klux Klan to deadly mass shootings, domestic terrorism remains a threat. Stream The Premiere Before It Airs On TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMTwrx7ehhc Subscribe
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Energy review examining household and environmental costsHow can the UK can keep household bills down while also meeting environmental targets?
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Science | The Guardian
Call for ‘body farm’ in UK to help police solve murder cases A facility for research into decay process in British conditions would help detectives find missing bodies Forensic scientists are holding detailed talks with the government about setting up Britain’s first body farm, where researchers would study decomposing human corpses. The aim would be to understand the precise manner in which cadavers decay in water or in soil or in open air. The US has sev
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Watching Adam Savage Build a Replica of Excalibur Will Help Slake Your Thirst For Battle, Just a Little Image: Screengrab via YouTube Adam Savage’s One Day Builds series for Tested has taken him everywhere from making faux Apollo-era spacesuit parts to a ping pong machine gun , but this time he went a little more medieval. In this week’s installment, Savage decided to remake the legendary sword from 1981 fantasy film Excalibur using some of the same techniques deployed by prop technicians for films
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Tales of Darkness: Fast N' Loud's Richard Rawlings Darkness | Watch on the Discovery GO App! Fast N' Loud's Richard Rawlings tells a story from his childhood that still has him shaking. Upon accepting a dare to walk into the depths of a mysterious tunnel, he found himself face to face with hallucinations of snakes, monsters and tunnel-dwellers. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/deadliest-catch/ Subscribe to Discover
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Exclusive: Here's The Full 10-Page Anti-Diversity Screed Circulating Internally at Google [Updated] Photo: AP Update 7:25pm ET: Google’s new Vice President of Diversity, Integrity & Governance Danielle Brown has issued her own memo to Google employees in response to the now-viral memo, “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” Brown’s statement, obtained by Motherboard , can be found in full at the end of this article. A software engineer’s 10-page screed against Google’s diversity initiatives is go
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Your Favorite Blender Is Back Down To Its Prime Day Price Ninja Professional BL660 , $70 Update : Now up to $86, which is still a good price for this blender, but obviously not as good as $70. The Ninja Professional BL660 recently took home the title of your favorite affordable blender , and Amazon’s marked it down to $70 , an all-time low, and a match for Prime Day. That’s far and away the best price we’ve ever seen, so if you’re in the market, I’d pul
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Tracing the path of Parkinson's disease proteinsResearchers have developed a set of tools to observe, monitor and quantify how misfolded proteins associated with Parkinson's disease enter neurons in laboratory cultures and what happens to them once they're inside.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Real greenhouse gas footprints of reservoirs revealedWhen hydropower reservoirs traps organic matter, it leads to higher local greenhouse gas emissions. But the emissions are not increased but displaced. A new tool calculates the real greenhouse gas footprints of reservoirs.
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Green Energy Will Overtake Fossil Fuels by 2020, Morgan Stanley Analyst States The cost-effectiveness of green technology makes it tough to ignore. Read More
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J.Lo and Other Araripemydid PleurodiresA story of arrow-shaped ungual bones, hind foot paddles and the diversity of pleurodires past... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
New biosensor stimulates sweat even when patient is resting and coolOne big drawback to biosensors that measure sweat is you have to sweat. But researchers have come up with a new biosensor that can stimulate perspiration for days on just a tiny patch of skin.
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Technology tracks 'bee talk' to help improve honey bee healthA researcher has devised a new bee monitoring system to better understand what more than 20,000 honeybees housed in hives in a local field are 'saying' to each other -- looking for clues about their health.
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Can discrimination contribute to feelings of radicalization?Muslim immigrants who feel marginalized and discriminated against in countries that expect them to integrate into their culture and society are more likely to experience psychological threats to their own significance that could be related to increased support of radicalism, according to new research.
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New, more sensitive sensor for evaluating drug safetyA new technique for evaluating drug safety is designed to be affordable and can detect stress on cells at earlier stages than conventional methods. It is the first with a fluorescent sensor that turns on when proteins begin to clump together -- an early sign of a process that occurs in Alzheimer's and other diseases.
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How do birds get their colors?Birds exhibit an extraordinary diversity of plumage pigmentation patterns. It has been overlooked, however, that complex patterns can be produced only with the contribution of melanins because these are the only pigments under direct cellular control.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Desert tortoises can't take the heat of roadside fencingDesert tortoises pace back and forth and can overheat by roadside fencing meant to help them, according to a study new study.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
So lonely I could dieLoneliness and social isolation may represent a greater public health hazard than obesity, and their impact has been growing and will continue to grow, according to research presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
French farmers, breeders demand action against wolvesHundreds of farmers, shepherds and politicians rallied in Aveyron, southern France, on Saturday calling for action to halt the slaughter of livestock by packs of wolves.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusualTotal solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes the Aug. 21 eclipse so special is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Sizzling summer gives Europe's south taste of the future (Update)Swathes of southern Europe sweltered Saturday in a heatwave that has claimed several lives, cost billions in crop damage and is, scientists warned, a foretaste of worse to follow in coming decades.
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Quantum magnets doped with holesIn general, solid state physicists are not able to separate the two processes, so they cannot answer the question, whether the magnetic order is indeed reduced, or whether it is just hidden.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse on Aug. 21It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Can discrimination contribute to feelings of radicalization?Muslim immigrants who feel marginalized and discriminated against in countries that expect them to integrate into their culture and society are more likely to experience psychological threats to their own significance that could be related to increased support of radicalism, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association's 125th Annual Convention.
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Gizmodo
Uber Can't Find a Woman to Be CEO, So Has Bravely Narrowed Their Search Down to Three Dudes Photo: AP Uber, the ride-hailing giant which became mired in internal fighting and leadership intrigue after the resignation of its former CEO Travis Kalanick, appears to have scared off every female candidate willing to entertain the notion of replacing him. In fact, the Washington Post reported Friday, numerous high-profile female executives including Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, YouTube’s Susan
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Science | The Guardian
Miles of forgotten first world war trenches unearthed in EnglandVast extent of the fortifications surprises archaeologists who used new technology and the knowledge of local historians The full extent of the networks of trenches and defensive fortifications built in England during the first world war has been revealed in the first major survey of its kind. Detailing how resources were concentrated along England’s eastern and southern coasts – where the main th
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Fill In the Gaps Of Your Home Wi-Fi For $34 TP-Link AC1200 Range Extender , $34 after $10 coupon Range extenders aren’t a cure-all for your home network, but if you have one or two spots in the house that just doesn’t get good reception, they’re an inexpensive way to fill in the gaps. This model from TP-Link has great reviews , and at $34 (after clipping the $10 coupon), it’s never been cheaper. More Deals
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Medical Experts Are Debating Whether or Not You Should Finish a Course of Antibiotics There’s surprisingly little evidence that proves recommended courses are the best treatment. Read More
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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube
Would You Brave The "Thick Layer Of Mucus" To Chow Down On A Raw Snail? #NakedAndAfraid | Thursdays at 9p Desperate for food, Sarah resorts to eating a sea raw snail but it doesn't go down easy. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/naked-and-afraid/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NakedandAfraid https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.co
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Scientific American Content: Global
Bring Some Citizen Science to Your SummerDo you want to track local frog populations or photograph clouds for science? The young and curious kids you know can finish out the summer as citizen scientists -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Big Think
Some Schools Are Abolishing Homework In Favor Of Reading, And That's A Good Thing "The quality of homework assigned is so poor that simply getting kids to read replacing homework with self-selected reading was a more powerful alternative," said Professor Richard Allington. Read More
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Is a Well-Paying Job the next Entitlement Program? The Job Guarantee is a policy proposal that would have the state function as an employer of last resort. Read More
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Being Friends with Someone Who Has Dementia Benefits You BothResearch suggests that social interaction is good for both sufferers and those close to them -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Big Think
Will TV Popularity Be the End of German Philosophy? Will primetime philosophy work on German TV? Read More
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Gizmodo
US Army to Troops: Immediately Stop Using Off-the-Shelf DJI Drones, Especially on the Battlefield Photo: AP The US Army has ordered all service members to immediately cease using drones manufactured by Chinese tech company DJI, hinting the company’s products could be easily compromised by third parties. An Army memo obtained by Small UAS News noted DJI drones “are the most widely used non-program of record commercial off-the-shelf” unmanned aerial vehicles in the service’s use, but cited a cl
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The Atlantic
The Three Paradoxes Disrupting American Politics In their “ hot mic ” moment last week, Senators Susan Collins and Jack Reed gave cold bipartisan voice to a deep fear: The president of the United States is stunningly unprepared for his job and just may be—to use a technical political science term I learned in graduate school—two cans short of a six pack. Between the Senate’s late-night “damn the torpedoes” voting frenzy to repeal something, any
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Uber’s Alleged Plot To Take Google’s Tech Probably Began Sooner Than Anyone Thought Photo: AP A week before ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski allegedly stole self-driving car trade secrets from the tech giant, the ride-hailing company Uber had drafted a term sheet to acquire what appears to have been his future autonomous vehicle project, Otto, according to court records filed Friday. Levandowski is the engineer at the center of a high-profile lawsuit between Uber and Googl
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Shingle Beaches: Pebble ParadisesGet to know shingle beaches in five easy sections! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ars Technica
How playing Edith Finch was like losing my religion again Enlarge / Sorry... no one is getting saved in this game. Note : This piece contains pretty significant spoilers for What Remains of Edith Finch . What Remains of Edith Finch wastes no time explaining that it's a game about death. Perhaps unsurprisingly, however, the game's much more interesting themes are a considerably slower burn. As instantly, world-turning-ly impactful as death can be, Edith
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Range Extender, Dremel Tool Kits, Apple AirPods, and the Rest of Saturday's Best Deals $10 off a highly rated range extender , Dremel tool kits , and the first (psuedo) discount we’ve seen on AirPods lead off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals TP-Link AC1200 Range Extender , $34 after $10 coupon Range extenders aren’t a cure-all for your home network, but if you have one or two spots in the house that just doesn
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Can discrimination contribute to feelings of radicalization?Muslim immigrants who feel marginalized and discriminated against in countries that expect them to integrate into their culture and society are more likely to experience psychological threats to their own significance that could be related to increased support of radicalism, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association's 125th Annual Convention.
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Meet Alex, the Russian Casino Hacker Who Makes Millions Targeting Slot MachinesThis Russian mathematician-turned-hacker has cracked slot machines worldwide. His secret: seeing through pseudo-random numbers.
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Jump Drive review: An addictive, lightning-quick sci-fi card game Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com —and let us know what you think. What’s the best modern strategy card game? If you said anything other than " Race for the Galaxy ," I have some news for you—you’re wrong. (We’d also accept Magic , but that’s a whole other thing). Read 16 remaining paragr
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Let’s Be Real: Judge Dredd Deserves Another MovieThe character's legacy was tarnished by the Sylvester Stallone movie and redeemed by the 2012 reboot. He should get another shot.
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Make Your Own Espresso For About $100, Without the Pods Mr. Coffee Café Barista Espresso Machine , $105 While it’s not as simple to use as a Nespresso , this Mr. Coffee espresso machine is affordable at an all-time low $105 (especially considering it includes a milk frother), and doesn’t require expensive pods to use. Plus, its 15 bars of pressure are more than sufficient for a great shot of espresso.
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Science-Based Medicine
The cruel sham of “right-to-try” takes a giant step towards becoming federal lawSo-called “right-to-try” is a cruel sham that holds out the false hope of survival to terminally ill patients and their families. In return, all they have to give up is patient protections and agree to pay to be guinea pigs to test a drug company’s product. The product of an ideology that uses the terminally ill as shields to hide the ideological motives behind the law, which are to hobble the FDA
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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: A 6-Holed TorusIt all starts with a pentagon... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Nasa søger ingeniør til at passe på universetNår mennesket rejser ud i rummet, er det vigtigt, at vi ikke forurener det lokale klima. Nasa søger nu en ingeniør til at sikre, at astronauter passer ordentligt på de steder, de besøger.
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Ars Technica
With genetic morph, a weird type of anthrax has emerged—and it’s on a rampage Enlarge (credit: Getty | Barcroft Media ) After getting ahold of the genetic blueprints for molecular weapons, relatively harmless bacteria transformed into one that can cause anthrax—in places and animals where the original anthrax bacteria doesn’t. And it’s wreaking havoc. Using data collected over a 26-year period, researchers found that this strange version of anthrax is running rampant in tr
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Is Space Full of Quantum Foam?Here's what you would see if you were to gaze deeper and deeper into empty space until out of nothing, something suddenly appears.
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This Is What the Sun's Outer Atmosphere Will Look Like During the Solar EclipseWith the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 only a few weeks away, astronomers have revealed what skywatchers can expect to see as the sun disappears behind the moon.
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Oh, Brother! Guys Feel More Rivalry with SiblingsWhy do some siblings get along while others are at each other's throats? Gender could play a role.
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Do Other Planets Have Solar Eclipses?As Earthlings, we have the privilege of ooohing and aaahing at total solar eclipses, those celestial events in which the moon blocks the sun's light from hitting our planet. But is Earth the only world in our solar system that experiences this phenomenon?
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You Can't Stop the Clock – Peter Frankopan – Think Again - a Big Think Podcast #110 Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Oxford historian Peter Frankopan on two millennia of the flow of germs, ideas, commerce, and more from East to West and vice versa. Read More
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Ars Technica
Monkey selfie animal rights brouhaha devolves into a settlement Enlarge / The famous selfie. It appears that another animal will have to take over the fight being waged by Naruto, an Indonesian macaque monkey who is the named plaintiff in a lawsuit weighing whether animals have a right to own property. In this instance, it's about whether animals can own US copyrights. Naruto, via his self-appointed lawyers from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
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Sam Shepard and Confederate: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing My Buddy Patti Smith | The New Yorker “Sam [Shepard] liked being on the move. He’d throw a fishing rod or an old acoustic guitar in the back seat of his truck, maybe take a dog, but for sure a notebook, and a pen, and a pile of books. He liked packing up and leaving just like that, going west. He liked getting a role that would take him somewhere he really didn’t want to be, but where he would wi
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How Blind Astronomers Will Observe the Solar Eclipse Like millions of other people, Wanda Diaz Merced plans to observe the August 21 total solar eclipse, when the moon’s shadow will sweep across the sun and, for a few brief moments, coat parts of the United States in darkness. But she won’t see it. She’ll hear it. Diaz Merced, an astrophysicist, is blind, with just 3 percent of peripheral vision in her right eye, and none in her left. She has been
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The Atlantic
Innocence Is Irrelevant I t had been a long night for Shanta Sweatt. After working a 16-hour shift cleaning the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, in Nashville, and then catching the 11:15 bus to her apartment, she just wanted to take a shower and go to sleep. Instead, she wound up having a fight with the man she refers to as her “so-called boyfriend.” He was a high-school classmate who had recently ended up on the stree
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It's Back! This $65 Harmony Remote Includes the Alexa-Enabled Harmony Hub. Logitech Harmony Smart Control , $65 Update : Amazon sold out, but it’s available for the same price from Best Buy . $65 for a Logitech Harmony remote is a great deal on its face, but the real reason to buy this model is the included Harmony Home Hub. Advertisement The Hub allows you to use your iPhone, Android device, or even an Amazon Echo to control everything a Harmony remote can (which is ba
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Feeling Overwhelmed? Here Are 7 RemediesSavvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 in-the-moment tips to deal with a tidal wave of tasks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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How to do more with your fitness tracker DIY Harvest that activity data. Your wearables provide you with a steady stream of data. And it doesn't just tell you how much you're moving. Here are 4 additional ways to use that information.
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Air travel: Researchers say factors like plane size and boarding method can have a huge impact on infection ratesAir travel may be the quickest way to get to your vacation destination, but it's also one of the speediest ways for infectious diseases to spread between people, cities and countries.
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The Myth of Reverse Racism Contrary to initial indications, the civil-rights division of the Department of Justice won’t be dismantling affirmative action after all. At least, that’s the current word from Trump administration officials, after a New York Times article claimed the department would be using the broad powers of justice to take on universities that it decided had discriminated against white people. The DOJ sinc
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Surviving baby panda in 'perfect health' says French zooThe first baby panda born in France is in good health and feeding from its mother, staff at Beauval Zoo said Saturday, as they came to terms with losing its twin.
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Cosmic Map Reveals a Not-So-Lumpy UniverseOdd results could still be consistent with the Standard Model of cosmology -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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A Whole New Way to Hack Self-Driving CarsEach Saturday we roundup the major security news of the week.
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Space Photos of the Week: Retina Nebula's Giving You the Evil EyeA "hockey stick galaxy," a raging sunspot, and Jupiter's *other* Red Spot this week in space.
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Humans Still See the World Better Than Self-Driving CarsBut probably not for long.
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Leatherman's New Watch Puts Tools and Time on Your WristIntroducing the company's first timepiece, the Tempo Tread Watch.
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Protect the White Hat Hackers Who Are Just Doing Their JobsThe danger of the Marcus Hutchins case is the chilling effect it could have on malware research in general.
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Virgin Orbit er klar til første test af flyvende raketplatformDet private rumfartsfirma vil bruge en ombygget jumbojet til at opsende en raket, der kan sende satellitter i kredsløb. Nu kan testflyvningerne begynde.
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A Ride for the Red PlanetStep inside this Mars rover concept vehicle created as part of the Kennedy Space Center’s “Summer of Mars” campaign to celebrate advances in exploration of the planet.
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Can Congress Bring the National Flood Insurance Program Above Water? Get those sandbags and storm shutters ready. Peak hurricane season is bearing down on the Atlantic coast. From New Orleans to the Jersey Shore, nothing focuses the mind quite like a looming megastorm. And while this time of year is always meteorologically suspenseful, now it’s even more so. That’s because among the many, many things Congress is struggling to cross off its to-do list is the reform
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending August 5, 2017)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
EPA chief to reconsider paying claims over mine waste spillThe Environmental Protection Agency will reconsider whether to pay farmers, business owners and others in three states for economic losses caused by a mine waste spill that government crews accidentally triggered in 2015, the agency's leader said Friday during a visit to the site.
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Warm winter, monsoon rain leading to bee attacks in ArizonaTwo deadly bee attacks in the past week in the Tucson area likely are the result of a warm winter and recent monsoon rain, experts said Friday.
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Judge sets $30K bail for UK researcher in malware caseA Las Vegas federal judge set bail of $30,000 on Friday for a celebrated young British cybersecurity researcher accused by U.S. prosecutors of creating and distributing malicious software designed to steal banking passwords.
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Smash hit 'Despacito' becomes most viewed YouTube video"Despacito"—the racy Spanish-language global smash hit throbbing with sexual innuendo—racked up another record Friday, supplanting "See You Again" as the most watched video on YouTube.
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European heatwave deaths could skyrocket: climate studyDeaths due to extreme weather in Europe could increase fifty-fold from an estimated 3,000 per year recently to 152,000 by century's end if global warming is not reined in, researchers warned Saturday.
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US to join climate talks despite Paris accord exitThe United States announced Friday it would still take part in international climate change negotiations in order to protect its interests, despite its planned withdrawal from the Paris accord on global warming.
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How do birds get their colors?A new article in Physiological and Biochemical Zoology explores the role of melanins in creating complex plumage patterns in 9,000 species.
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Desert tortoises can't take the heat of roadside fencingDesert tortoises pace back and forth and can overheat by roadside fencing meant to help them, according to a study published in the journal Biological Conservation by the University of California, Davis, and the University of Georgia.
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TESS mission to discover new planets moves toward launchA NASA mission designed to explore the stars in search of planets outside of our solar system is a step closer to launch, now that its four cameras have been completed by researchers at MIT.
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Spørg Scientariet: Hvad kan bedst betale sig – standby, dvale eller slumretilstand?En læser vil gerne vide, om det bruger mindre strøm at holde sin PC på standby i stedet for at slukke den. Det svarer Energistyrelsen på.
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