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How Will California's Solar Grid React to the Eclipse?Making up the difference will be a balancing act of high-tension electricity choreography.
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How Long Will It Take Bing to Realize There's a Penis on Its Homepage? [Update: Now We Know] Source: Bing On Thursday morning, people began pointing out that there was a penis hiding on Bing’s homepage. While Google replaces it’s homepage logo throughout the week with interactive art that celebrates holidays and history, Bing refreshes its digital entryway with photos of places you wish you were instead of wherever you are that requires you to use Bing. Advertisement But today, that imag
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Researchers printed graphene-like materials with inkjetResearchers have developed inks made of graphene-like materials for inkjet printing. New black phosphorous inks are compatible with conventional inkjet printing techniques for optoelectronics and photonics. The inkjet printing demonstration makes possible for the first time the scalable mass fabrication of black phosphorous based photonic and optoelectronic devices with long-term stability necessa
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Peroxisomes identified as 'fighters' in the battle against bacterial infectionsUniversity of Alberta researchers have found that peroxisomes are required for cells in the innate immune response to bacteria and fungi. Research Associate Francesca Di Cara, together with Richard Rachubinski, professor and chair of the Department of Cell Biology, and Andrew Simmonds, cell biology associate professor, found that peroxisomes are necessary for proper functioning of the innate immun
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College freshmen who weighed themselves daily lost body fatThe study found that female college-aged students who reported at least one period of daily self-weighing over a two-year study saw a drop in their body mass index.
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How to Win Friends and Stigmatize Nazis Over the weekend, members of the Ku Klux Klan, one of the deadliest terrorist organizations in United States history, gathered for a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. They marched alongside Nazis, the self-proclaimed heirs of murderous racists who killed many millions, to express shared regard for Robert E. Lee, who led a traitorous army under the Confederate battle flag in defense of a slave s
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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Cosmic Marvel “In that moment, everything that you take for granted is suddenly gone.” To hear Frank Close talk about why he chases totality is to wonder if you’ve ever felt a moment of real passion in your life, or if you ever will. The particle physicist was featured on the podcast Every Little Thing , in an April episode called “ Rapture Chasers .” Close and the author and psychologist Kate Russo spoke—rave
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Supermassive black holes eat ‘jellyfish’ galaxies Astronomers have observed jellyfish galaxies ‘feeding’ supermassive black holes for the first time. The discovery is a key clue in the long-standing puzzle to understand how galaxies form and change in our expanding and evolving universe. As their nickname suggests, jellyfish galaxies appear to have tentacles, which are actually streams of gas and stars that extend out from the galaxy body. The t
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Ars Technica

Another feature slips out of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Story Remix. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is losing another of its more exciting features. In July, Microsoft said that the Timeline and Pick Up Where I Left Off features would be delayed until a later release. Now it has been confirmed that Story Remix, the new photo and video app, won't include its impressive 3D capabilities either. Story Remix was unveiled and demonstrated at Microsoft'
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Regeringen: Klimaatlas og større frihed for grundejere skal forbedre kystsikringEn række nye initiativer vil ifølge regeringen forbedre beskyttelsen af de danske kyster mod ekstremt vejr og klimaændringer.
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The Slot Like a Giant, Hateful Toddler, Trump Doesn’t Like Being Told What to Do | Deadspin The NFL The Slot Like a Giant, Hateful Toddler, Trump Doesn’t Like Being Told What to Do | Deadspin The NFL Set Itself Up For This | Splinter Did Bannon Just Pull a Scaramucci? | The Root Ala. Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against City and Mayor of Birmingham, Ala., for Covering a Confederate Monument |
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Does LSD Microdosing Boost Intelligence and Creativity? This Study Hopes to Find Out Imagine getting imperceptibly high, then playing Chinese strategy game 'Go'. This is the experiment the Beckley Foundation will run to test the value of LSD microdosing. Read More
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Internet nastiness may affect who gets political College students who are highly tolerant of incivility are much more likely to comment on political news stories online, engage in online political discussions, and express support on social media for political candidates or issues, research finds. “We know, anecdotally, that communication on the internet can be nasty. It’s anonymous, people say whatever they want to say, they do whatever they wa
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Cardiac ICU patient composition is changing over timeA new study finds slightly more than half of heart patients are admitted to the CICU for noncardiac conditions, such as sepsis or renal failure, rather than for a heart condition.
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Simulation shows the high cost of dementia, especially for familiesA new simulation of the dementia epidemic estimates the economic impact the disease has on households and public insurance programs and provides a tool for projecting the impact that different interventions could have.
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Smoking linked to frailty in older adultsA recent article finds that current smoking in older people increases the risk of developing frailty, though former smokers did not appear to be at higher risk.
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Ocean exploration uncovers one of Cuba's hidden natural treasuresAfter nearly two years of planning, a team of scientists from the US and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba, spanning about 1,500 miles. Except for a few places along the coast, prior to this expedition, there were virtually no data or charts indicating what was beyond the shallow reef zone.
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Noninvasive retinal imaging may improve early detection of Alzheimer's diseaseAlzheimer's disease (AD) represents the leading cause of dementia worldwide. Currently, challenges in making an early and definitive diagnosis of AD limit opportunities to intervene with disease-modifying therapies before substantial neurodegeneration occurs. Neurodegeneration in AD has been attributed to the accumulation of amyloid-? proteins (A?) in the central nervous system, and A? may be pres
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Computer approaches human skill for first time in mapping brainScientist, for the first time, have developed a computer algorithm that is nearly as accurate as people are at mapping brain neural networks -- a breakthrough that could speed up the image analysis that researchers use to understand brain circuitry.
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Want to make new friends? Talk about your favorite TV shows onlineNew research identifies how watching fictional television series and participating in online forums that are dedicated to the shows can help female audiences express themselves and feel a sense of belonging to a community.
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First successful wild whale shark health assessments performedFor the first time ever, scientists successfully performed health assessments, including collecting blood and biological samples, taking measurements and attaching satellite tracking tags, to a population of wild whale sharks -- the world's largest fish, classified as 'endangered' since 2016. The research advancement, which occurred in Indonesia's remote Cendrawasih Bay, has significant implicatio
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Young people with chronic illness more likely to attempt suicideYoung people between the ages of 15 and 30 living with a chronic illness are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their healthy peers, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.
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Scientist emphasizes importance of multi-level thinkingAn unusual paper by Prof. Michael E. McIntyre from University of Cambridge touches on a range of deep questions, including insights into the nature of science itself, and of scientific understanding -- what it means to understand a scientific problem in depth -- and into the communication skills necessary to convey that understanding and to mediate collaboration across specialist disciplines.
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UTA astrophysicists predict Earth-like planet in star system only 16 light years awayAstrophysicists at the University of Texas at Arlington have predicted that an Earth-like planet may be lurking in a star system just 16 light years away. The team investigated the star system Gliese 832 for additional exoplanets residing between the two currently known alien worlds in this system. Their computations revealed that an additional Earth-like planet with a dynamically stable configura
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Popular Hack Used by Whisky Snobs Actually Works, Says Science Photo: AP There are plenty of people who enjoy the warm sadness cowboy drink known as whiskey. While some might have a John Wayne instinct to drink it neat, the real aficionados know that adding a few drops of water to the drink can improve and expand its flavor profile. Now, in the great whiskey war of whether or not one should add water, some chemists have chosen a side: they say yes, you shoul
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How the genome sets its functional micro-architectureScientists now show how DNA is organized into specific regions, and that this depends on a combination of genomic distance and the presence of the CTCF protein.
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Estrogen-mediated brain protection directly linked to intake of fatty acids found in oilsScientists are increasingly appreciating estrogen's role in brain health. The latest research connecting DHA synthesis to estrogen production, and consequentially brain health, backs up further the old adage that a daily intake of fish oil is good for you.
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Dissolvable, easy-to-use milk capsules for your coffeeHave your coffee without spilling the milk: researchers have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the consumption of packaging material, the capsules are easier to use than conventional plastic containers.
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Are stem cells the link between bacteria and cancer?A new mechanism of stomach gland regeneration reveals impact of Helicobacter pylori infection.
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Experiences of stroke survivors with visual impairments examinedA new study identifies simple measures that could substantially improve the quality of life of stroke survivors with visual impairments.
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Smoking raises risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatmentA history of smoking significantly increases the chance that survivors will experience recurrence of a brain aneurysm, according to a new study. Researchers say it's a serious reminder about the importance of smoking cessation, especially for patients who undergo endovascular aneurysm treatment.
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Energy dense foods may increase cancer risk regardless of obesity statusWhile there is a proven link between obesity and certain types of cancer, less is known about how the ratio of energy to food weight, otherwise known as dietary energy density (DED), contributes to cancer risk. To find out, researchers looked at DED in the diets of post-menopausal women and discovered that consuming high DED foods was tied to a 10 percent increase in obesity-related cancer among n
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NASA Protects its super heroes from space weatherWhen astronauts travel in space they can't see or even feel radiation. However, NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is studying the effects radiation plays on the human body and developing ways to monitor and protect against this silent hazard.
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Looking to the future of bone replacementsA new artificial bone design has been developed that can be customized and made with a 3-D printer for stronger, safer and more effective bone replacements, explains a new report.
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Opioids overused in migraine treatment, regardless of raceAfrican-Americans are more likely to experience debilitating migraine headaches than whites, but a new study probing the issue found no evidence of racial disparities in treatment practices. Instead, researchers report a different finding that affects everyone: opioid overuse.
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Probiotics can prevent sepsis in infants, study showsA special mixture of good bacteria in the body reduced the incidence of sepsis in infants in India by 40 percent at a cost of only $1 per infant, new research has found.
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Yes, it really has taken NASA 11 years to develop a parachute Enlarge / A test model of the Orion spacecraft, with its parachutes, is tested in Arizona. (credit: NASA) Last week, NASA’s acting chief technologist, Douglas Terrier, visited one of NASA’s main contractors in the Houston area, Jacobs. Along with a handful of media members, he spent about an hour touring the company’s engineering development facility, where the company supports NASA programs from
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Why Plasma Is the Crown of the Solar EclipseThe wisps of light emanating from the solar disk during this year's total eclipse are plumes of hot, charged gas called plasma from the sun's corona. And plasma physicists are ecstatic at the chance to study this fourth state of matter.
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Tim Cook Calls Out Trump in Internal Statement on Charlottesville Photo: Getty In the wake of Donald Trump’s refusal to simply condemn the actions of white supremacists at a neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, business leaders , politicians , pundits , and many more have issued statements making it clear that racism can not be tolerated. But not everyone has called out the man who is emboldening white supremacists with his tacit approval. Apple CEO Tim Cook just
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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Everything You Need to KnowTo help you prepare for a fun and safe eclipse-viewing, Live Science has compiled everything you need to know, from where to watch, how to watch and the science behind the event.
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Four Earth-sized planets detected orbiting the nearest sun-like starAstronomers have discovered four Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearest sun-like star, tau Ceti, which is about 12 light years away and visible to the naked eye. These planets have masses as low as 1.7 Earth mass, making them among the smallest planets ever detected around nearby sun-like stars. Two of them are super-Earths located in the habitable zone of the star, meaning they could support li
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‘Euro Devil’: Fossil of carnivorous marsupial relative discovered in E EuropeScientists have discovered fossil remains of a new carnivorous mammal in Turkey, one of the biggest marsupial relatives ever discovered in the northern hemisphere.
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Eye patterns in children: The development of anxiety and emotionWe now know that anxious children tend to avoid making eye contact, and this has consequences for how they experience fear. New research shows that the shorter and less frequently they look at the eyes of others, the more likely they are to be afraid of them, even when there may be no reason to be.
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Can previous exposure to West Nile alter the course of Zika?West Nile virus is no stranger to the U.S.-Mexico border; thousands of people in the region have contracted the mosquito-borne virus in the past. But could this previous exposure affect how intensely Zika sickens someone now?
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Cox starts charging $50 extra per month for unlimited data (credit: Cox ) Cox is now charging its customers $50 extra each month for unlimited data. Cox also introduced a $30-per-month charge that adds 500GB to the standard 1TB data plan. Cox customers who go over the 1TB cap without having purchased extra or unlimited data pay a $10 charge for each additional 50GB. Naturally, "unused data does not roll over," Cox says. DSLReports reported Monday that th
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The Student Who Raged Against My Politics This is the sixth installment in an audio series called What My Students Taught Me. Each episode features a teacher reflecting on a particularly challenging student, in counterpoint with the student’s version of the same events. Listen to the fifth one here . During the first few weeks that Ashley Lamb-Sinclair taught 15-year-old Connor Cummings’s sophomore English class, the two of them had a gr
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New study reassures women about the safety of vaginal estrogenAlthough hot flashes are the most commonly reported problem associated with menopause, between 20 percent and 45 percent of women also complain of sexual and urinary issues. There is good news. A recent study documents that vaginal estrogen is not only effective but also safe for the treatment of the genitourinary syndrome of menopause. The study results have been published in Menopause, the journ
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How the genome sets its functional micro-architectureEPFL scientists show how DNA is organized into specific regions, and that this depends on a combination of genomic distance and the presence of the CTCF protein.
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Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in PompeiiThe ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to daily problems with vomiting, diarrhoea, and liver and kidney damage. This is the finding of analyses of water pipe from Pompeii.
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Collagen in cartilage tissues behaves like liquid crystals in a smart phone screenCartilage in our joints contains collagen which behaves a bit like the liquid crystals on a smart phone screen, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
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Federal snack program does not yield expected impacts, Virginia Tech researchers findThe research team examined the US Department of Agriculture's Smart Snacks in School regulation. The federal mandate was intended to replace unhealthy school snacks and beverages with more wholesome options, including fruits, vegetables, and packaged treats low in fat, sugar, and sodium.
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New terahertz imaging approach could speed up skin cancer detectionResearchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining computational approaches designed to speed up image acquisition.
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Faces on product labels appeal to lonely people People who are lonely are more likely to buy products that have faces on the label, a new study suggests. “Visuals can fill a void for consumers experiencing a lack of social connection,” says Bettina Cornwell, professor of marketing at the University of Oregon. “When people see faces in branding materials, their likability for that brand goes up.” The findings, which appear in the European Journ
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Pill Cures Peanut Allergy For Four Years in Limited Study Image: AP You’ve no doubt heard a peanut allergy horror story sometime in your life. Maybe a friend’s friend was on a plane that needed to make an emergency landing for an allergy sufferer, or someone you knew had an allergic reaction from kissing their romantic partner. We now have things like epi-pens to help, but of course it would be better if allergies could just go away. Scientists in Austr
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Top Lawmakers Call for Independent Investigation Into FCC's Shady Cyberattack Claims FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on “Net Neutrality” in Washington. (Photo: AP) Two US lawmakers on Thursday called for an independent investigation into the alleged cyberattack that the Federal Communication Commission says impaired its public comment system in May. In a letter obtained by Gizmodo, Senator Brian Schatz and Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. called on t
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Ars Technica

We may have caught supernova debris slamming into neighboring stars Enlarge / When the smaller star finally explodes, its companion will obviously get hit by the debris. (credit: Fermilab) Supernovae are some of the most energetic events in the Universe, sending massive shock waves out into the interstellar medium. And there's every reason to think those shock waves run into things before they've had much of a chance to dissipate. Many stars have companions, eith
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Why adding a drop of water can make whisky taste even betterScotch aficionados know that adding a little water to their dram can bring out the flavours – now we have glimpsed more of the chemistry behind it
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New terahertz imaging approach could speed up skin cancer detectionResearchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining computational approaches designed to speed up image acquisition. This combination could allow terahertz imaging to be useful for detecting early-stage skin cancer without requiring a tissue biopsy from the patient.
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The Best Cars Up for Auction at Pebble Beach 2017Every year, some of the best cars in the world change hands at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
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Can Trump Make a Deal With North Korea? The Trump administration claims “all options are on the table” for dealing with North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program—from using military force, to pressuring China to punish its North Korean ally, to Donald Trump negotiating directly with Kim Jong Un. But what do those options look like? And what consequences could they have? This series explores those questions, option by option . Before Donald
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Tysk myndighed tjekkede VW's diesel-opgradering med laptop fra ... VW!Den tyske myndighed KBA, der godkender motorkøretøjer, benyttede en computer med specielle funktioner fra Volkswagen selv til at regne ud, om snyd-dieselbiler blev renere med ny software.
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United By The Sun: A Solar Event For All Americans To Share (Rebroadcast) Skywatchers and astrophysicists are already gearing up for next month's "Great American Solar Eclipse." (Image credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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Bait and Switch: Anchovies Eat Plastic Because It Smells Like PreyThe tiny fish are a critical part of ocean food chains -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Gender norms are still important for women's choice of college majorTraditional cultural norms about gendered roles and femininity still matter for women's choice of college major, says Ann Beutel of the University of Oklahoma in the US. Beutel and her colleagues published a study in Springer's journal Gender Issues showing how long-held cultural norms about femininity may contribute to ongoing gender segregation in academia, and to the college majors that women d
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Digging in the dirtUniversity of Delaware researchers have developed new methods for assessing the loss of phosphorus in soil. While current measurements focus mainly on surface runoff, the new research is looking at the best way to measure the risk of underground phosphorus that winds up in drainage water.
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Wistar scientists develop novel immunotherapy technology for prostate cancerA study led by Wistar scientists describes a novel immunotherapeutic strategy for the treatment of cancer based on the use of synthetic DNA to directly encode protective antibodies against a cancer-specific protein.
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Managing western flower thripsManaging Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Lettuce and Green Peach Aphid and Cabbage Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on Broccoli with Chemical Insecticides and the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae).
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Kids learn moral lessons more effectively from stories with humans than human-like animalsA study by researchers at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto found that four to 6-year-olds shared more after listening to books with human characters than books with anthropomorphic (human-like) animals.
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NASA's ICESat-2 preps for laser testsLasers that will fly on NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, are about to be put to the test at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
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New proposal for a subspecies definition triggered by a new longhorn beetle subspeciesThe discovery of a new Scandinavian longhorn beetle subspecies triggered a discussion on the vague classification rank. As a result, a newly proposed subspecies definition has been published along with the description of the taxon in the open access journal ZooKeys. To the authors, before being determined as a subspecies, a population needs to be deemed a potentially incipient new species, diagnos
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Brain chemical NPGL controls appetite and body fat composition: Beneficial for our ancestors; potential cause of obesity pandemicNPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found to increase fat storage by the body – even when on a low-calorie diet.
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Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyoutsA study of flood damage in Florida proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions. Forecasters say an above-normal hurricane season is likely in the Atlantic Ocean this year, while a rising sea level is making Florida increasingly vulnerable to dangerous flooding.
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Algal blooms cost Ohio homeowners $152 million over six yearsIn a new study, researchers at The Ohio State University estimate algal blooms at two Ohio lakes cost Ohio homeowners $152 million in lost property value over six years.
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Life in an Alaskan Town Overrun With Bald Eagles Looks Patriotically Nightmarish GIF At the top of every Alaska-bound tourist’s wish list is the chance to see a bald eagle in the wild. But as the latest mini-doc from CNN’s Great Big Story reveals , to the residents of a small Alaskan town called Unalaska, the birds are as plentiful, and as much a pest, as pigeons are in New York. There’s not much the local residents can do about the problem, however, since the birds are prote
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Volcanic lakes may hold trove of lithium for batteries Researchers have found a new method for finding lithium, used in the lithium-ion batteries that power modern electronics, in supervolcanic lake deposits. While most of the lithium used to make batteries comes from Australia and Chile, but scientists say there are large deposits in sources right here in America: supervolcanoes. “We’ve had a gold rush, so we know how, why, and where gold occurs, bu
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Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyoutsA study of flood damage in Florida by scientists at UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions. Forecasters say an above-normal hurricane season is likely in the Atlantic Ocean this year, while a rising sea level is making Florida increasingly vulnerable to dangerous flooding.
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Ocean exploration uncovers one of Cuba's hidden natural treasuresA research mission led by Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has uncovered details of one of Cuba's hidden natural treasures. After nearly two years of planning, a team of scientists from the United States and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba, which spans about 1,500 miles
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Recently discovered brain chemical 'NPGL' controls appetite and body fat compositionNPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found to increase fat storage by the body -- even when on a low-calorie diet. In addition, NPGL was shown to increase appetite in response to high caloric food intake, suggesting that perhaps we shouldn't feel so guilty about gorging on junk food from time to time.
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Super-photostable fluorescent labeling agent for super-resolution microscopyChemists at ITbM, Nagoya University have developed a super-photostable fluorescent dye, PhoxBright 430 (PB430), to visualize cellular ultrastructure by super resolution microscopy. The exceptional photostability of this new dye enables continuous STED imaging and together with its ability to fluorescently label proteins, PB430 demonstrates its use in the 3D construction and multicolor imaging of b
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Artificial womb raises hope for premature babiesResearchers hope an artificial womb used to incubate healthy baby lambs can be used in future technology for premature babies.
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Communicating in a foreign language takes emotion out of decision-makingIf you could save the lives of five people by pushing another bystander in front of a train to his death, would you do it? And should it make any difference if that choice is presented in a language you speak, but isn't your native tongue? Psychologists at the University of Chicago know communicating in a foreign language matters. In a new study, they take a major step toward understanding why.
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Algal blooms cost Ohio homeowners $152 million over six yearsIn a new study, researchers at The Ohio State University estimate algal blooms at two Ohio lakes cost Ohio homeowners $152 million in lost property value over six years. Meanwhile, a related study suggests that algae is driving anglers away from Lake Erie, causing fishing license sales to drop at least 10 percent every time a bloom reaches a moderate level of health risk.
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Experiences of stroke survivors with visual impairments examinedA new University of Liverpool study, published in Brain and Behaviour, identifies simple measures that could substantially improve the quality of life of stroke survivors with visual impairments.
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Whales turn tail at ocean mining noiseA new international study has measured the effect of loud sounds on migrating humpback whales as concern grows as oceans become noisier. University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science's Dr Rebecca Dunlop said one of the main sources of ocean noise was oil and gas exploration, due to geologists firing off loud acoustic air guns to probe the structure of the ocean floor in search of fossil fu
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Reusable freeze-dried foam sucks up carbon dioxide Scientists have created a very light foam using two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride (h-BN) that can absorb carbon dioxide. The materials scientists discovered freeze-drying h-BN turned it into a macro-scale foam that disintegrates in liquids. But adding a bit of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) into the mix transformed it into a far more robust and useful material. The foam is highly porous
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Not So Neat: Why You Should Add Water to Your Whiskey Not So Neat: Why You Should Add Water to Your Whiskey Dilution may make flavors more readily available to be savored. whisky-and-water.jpg Image credits: Shutterstock /MaraZe Culture Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 09:15 Marcus Woo, Contributor (Inside Science) -- Many whiskey drinkers know the trick: add a small amount of water to your liquor to improve its aroma and flavor. It's counterintuitive, t
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Researchers develop dissolvable, easy-to-use milk capsulesHave your coffee without spilling the milk: Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the consumption of packaging material, the capsules are easier to use than conventional plastic containers. The research group published its findings in the journal Chemical Engineering & Techno
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Researcher looks to the future of bone replacementsA UBC Okanagan researcher has discovered a new artificial bone design that can be customized and made with a 3D printer for stronger, safer and more effective bone replacements.
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Alibaba profit nearly doubles on robust revenuesChinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of solid revenue growth in its core shopping business and in cloud computing.
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Opråb fra Rigets læger: Sundhedsplatformen hjælper os ikke og rammer patienterne Nyt it-system understøtter ikke behov for løbende kvalitetskontrol og udvikling og letter ikke hverdagen som ønsket, lyder det i en usædvanlig skarp henvendelse til Region H fra klinikcheferne på Rigshospitalet. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/opraab-49-klinikchefer-paa-riget-gevinstrealisering-med-sundhedsplatformen-synes-uvirkeligt Version2
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Scientists reveal why whisky tastes better with water How best to enjoy whisky has long been debated, but two chemists say they have discovered why diluting your dram might make it taste better Neat, on the rocks, or with a dash of mineral water. Whisky enthusiasts have long disagreed about how the amber nectar is best enjoyed, but now a scientific paper has backed the idea that diluting whisky can enhance its flavour. The work suggests that adding
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Vaccine Blocks Psychostimulant Drug in Mice: StudyScientists also show that fenethylline's chemical constituents work together to produce its rapid, potent effects, which have been exploited by Islamic State fighters.
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Tiny Motors Deliver Ulcer Medication in Mouse StomachsThe mini machines treated infection somewhat better than antibiotics plus the typical proton pump inhibitor medication.
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Interactive Infographic: State Laws for Medical Aid-in-DyingIn six states and the District of Columbia, terminally ill patients can get a perscription for a life-ending drug, and several additional states are considering legalizing the practice.
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Interactive Infographic: The Global Business of DyingThroughout the world, laws governing how terminally ill patients can choose to die vary widely.
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Jernbaneselskab forventer tekniske fejl på 13 splinternye togNordjyske Jernbaners nyleverede tyske tog til 340 millioner kroner døjer med ustabile luftslanger, hvorfor producenten kan se frem til en garantisag.
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Chemists Say You Should Add A Little Water To Your Whiskey. Here's Why It's a common refrain from whiskey enthusiasts: Adding a few drops of water to a glass opens up the flavors of the drink. Chemists in Sweden provide a molecular explanation for why this works. (Image credit: Andy Buchanan /AFP/Getty Images)
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Why Whiskey Tastes Better with WaterWhiskey may become more flavorful if it's diluted with a few drops of water, new research suggests.
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Microsoft researchers test AI-controlled soaring machineIn the searing midday heat of the Nevada desert, a white Jeep Wrangler heads down a desolate strip of dirt road, surrounded on either side by miles of sagebrush and sand.
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Coronary artery disease in patients undergoing coronary angiographyHistorically, from the 1930s to the 1950s, the rate of cardiovascular disease in high-income countries was high. Since the mid-1970s, the rate of cardiovascular disease has declined in high income countries, possibly due to socioeconomic inequalities and better management of risk factors for coronary heart disease among the wealthy.
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Are stem cells the link between bacteria and cancer?A new mechanism of stomach gland regeneration reveals impact of Helicobacter pylori infection.
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Researchers develop dissolvable, easy-to-use milk capsulesHave your coffee without spilling the milk: researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the consumption of packaging material, the capsules are easier to use than conventional plastic containers. The research group published its findings in the journal Chemical Engineering & Technology.
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Latency of seizures determined by dietScientists are increasingly appreciating estrogen's role in brain health. The latest research from Hiroshima University connecting DHA synthesis to estrogen production, and consequentially brain health, backs up further the old adage that a daily intake of fish oil is good for you.
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Ocean exploration uncovers one of Cuba's hidden natural treasuresAfter nearly two years of planning, a team of scientists from the US and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba, spanning about 1,500 miles. Except for a few places along the coast, prior to this expedition, there were virtually no data or charts indicating what was beyond the shallow reef zone.
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Noninvasive retinal imaging may improve early detection of Alzheimer's diseaseIn this issue of JCI Insight, researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center adapted a noninvasive retinal imaging approach to characterize amyloid-β deposition, the pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, in the retinas of patients and healthy controls. This imaging enabled detection and quantification of amyloid-β, revealing increased deposits in Alzheimer's patients compared to controls. Thes
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Smoking linked to frailty in older adultsA recent paper published in Age & Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, finds that current smoking in older people increases the risk of developing frailty, though former smokers did not appear to be at higher risk.
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Rigshospitalet råber op: Prioriter i behandlingerneDer er ikke råd til alle nye dyre behandlinger, lyder det fra klinikledelserne på Rigshospitalet i en udtalelse. Politikerne må prioritere.
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Evolution of a killer—researchers study traces deadly fungus affecting batsA new study from U of T Mississauga is shining a light on genetic changes happening in the darkest of places – bat caves.
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Turner is latest to plan sports streaming serviceTurner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences.
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Another Familiar Face Could Return for Peter Capaldi's Final Doctor Who Episode David F. Sandberg talks Shazam . We’ve got another mysterious tease from the set of the Han Solo movie. Paul Bettany discusses the Vision’s future. Plus, even more set pictures from Aquaman , and another new look at Jessica Jones ’ big returning character. Spoilers now! Shazam David F. Sandberg spoke to Film Riot about the earlier drafts of Shazam featuring Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam. There’ve
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Using a camera to spot and track dronesEPFL researchers have shown that a simple camera can detect and track flying drones. Plus, the lightweight, energy-efficient and inexpensive technology could be installed directly on the drones themselves and enhance safety in the skies.
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How to live with bearsBears have been on Europeans' minds lately, as violent encounters with these powerful mammals make international headlines.
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Scientists Crack the Code of the Antarctic Penguin’s Mysterious Undersea Calls Image: NOAA When Gentoo penguins swim into the open ocean to hunt for food, they often produce wierd buzzing sounds that marine biologists assume is a form of communication. By strapping cameras to the backs of these aquatic birds, scientists have finally figured out the purpose of these odd vocalizations. Penguins make all sorts of strange grunts, squeals, and chirps, and that’s because they’re
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Nuclear Power Heats Up in Asia, Cools in the WestAsia aggressively builds nuclear power plants as the West withdraws -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyoutsA study of flood damage in Florida by scientists at UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions. Forecasters say an above-normal hurricane season is likely in the Atlantic Ocean this year, while a rising sea level is making Florida increasingly vulnerable to dangerous flooding.
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UBC researcher looks to the future of bone replacementsA UBC Okanagan researcher has discovered a new artificial bone design that can be customized and made with a 3-D printer for stronger, safer and more effective bone replacements.
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Computer approaches human skill for first time in mapping brainA WSU research team for the first time has developed a computer algorithm that is nearly as accurate as people are at mapping brain neural networks -- a breakthrough that could speed up the image analysis that researchers use to understand brain circuitry.
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Eye patterns in children: The development of anxiety and emotionAccording to new research by Kalina Michalska, assistant professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, we now know that anxious children tend to avoid making eye contact, and this has consequences for how they experience fear. The shorter and less frequently they look at the eyes of others, the more likely they are to be afraid of them, even when there may be no reason to be.
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Cardiac ICU patient composition is changing over timeA new University of Michigan study finds slightly more than half of heart patients are admitted to the CICU for noncardiac conditions, such as sepsis or renal failure, rather than for a heart condition.
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Smoking raises risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatmentA history of smoking significantly increases the chance that survivors will experience recurrence of a brain aneurysm, according to a University of Michigan study. Researchers say it's a serious reminder about the importance of smoking cessation, especially for patients who undergo endovascular aneurysm treatment.
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Study: Opioids overused in migraine treatment, regardless of raceAfrican-Americans are more likely to experience debilitating migraine headaches than whites, but a new study probing the issue found no evidence of racial disparities in treatment practices.Instead, researchers report a different finding that affects everyone: opioid overuse.
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Review: Miggö Pictar One iPhone Camera GripA $100 accessory that aims to improve your iPhoneography.
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Measuring global biodiversity changeA new paper co-authored by a group of international scientists, among them UvA researcher W. Daniel Kissling, shows how Essential Biodiversity Variables can be produced to measure biodiversity change at a global scale. The publication is an outcome of the first two workshops organized by the EU-funded Horizon 2020 project GLOBIS-B: GLOBal Infrastructures for Supporting Biodiversity research. The m
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Trump's rejection of national climate report would do more damage than exiting the Paris AgreementA scientific report done every four years has been thrust into the spotlight because its findings directly contradict statements from the president and various Cabinet officials.
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Kræftens Bekæmpelse er tilfreds med indgreb fra Sundhedsministeren Nu er det slut med at lade stå, når kræftpatienter ikke bliver behandlet til tiden, mener direktør Leif Vestergaard fra Kræftens Bekæmpelse.
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Language puts ordinary people at a disadvantage in the criminal justice systemLanguage is pervasive throughout the criminal justice system. A textual chain follows a person from the moment they are arrested until their day in court, and it is all underpinned by meticulously drafted legislation. At every step, there are challenges faced by laypeople who find themselves in the linguistic webs of the justice system.
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An inconvenient truth about 'An Inconvenient Truth'Al Gore has a follow-up to his blockbuster documentary film, An Inconvenient Truth. However, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power was greeted with far less fanfare than the original.
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Star Trek-style communicator hopes to break down cultural barriersIn Star Trek, the technology to instantly translate any language was first developed in the late 22nd century, but today researchers are already working on ways to take universal communication even further.
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Taking Down Drones With a $38,000 Stinger Missile Feels Like Overkill GIF Last week, an amateur drone pilot landed his DJI quadcopter on the deck of Britain’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier. The incident was accidental, but highlights the irony of how difficult it is to neutralize threats from smaller aircraft like drones that are slowly filling the skies. But perhaps modifying a missile that can hit speeds of mach 2.2 isn’t the best solution to the prob
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Try out your code on a swarm of real robots Researchers from around the globe can write their own computer programs, upload them, then get the results as machines at Georgia Tech carry out the commands. The researchers will even send video evidence of the experiment. This Robotarium opens this month. It’s a 725-square-foot facility that houses nearly 100 rolling and flying swarm robots. The concept is easy, Magnus Egerstedt says: Robots fo
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Mythbusting Ancient Rome—did all roads actually lead there?We all know the phrase "all roads lead to Rome". Today, it is used proverbially and has come to mean something like "there is more than one way to reach the same goal". But did all roads ever really lead to the eternal city?
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Magnetism lets scientists trigger activity in brain Researchers have used magnetism to activate groups of cells in the brains of mice to induce bodily movements, from running and rotating to losing control of the extremities. The findings could lead to advances in both the study and treatment of neurological diseases. The technique researchers developed is called magneto-thermal stimulation. It gives neuroscientists a powerful new tool: a remote,
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MoviePass Wants to Save Moviegoing—If Theaters Will Let ItFor $10 per month, you can go to 365 movies a year. Yes, you read that right.
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Closer look at red supergiant Antares suggests convection not enough to remove surface material(Phys.org)—A trio of researchers with Universidad Católica del Norte and the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie has found evidence that suggests that convection alone cannot account for the amount of material that is pulled from the surface of a red supergiant. In their paper published in the journal Nature, K. Ohnaka, G. Weigelt and K.-H. Hofmann describe their study of the supergiant Antare
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It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprintThe media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. It is easy to name influential films like An Inconvenient Truth or note advances made by The Guardian's environmental reporting. But what is often missing from this discussion is the environmental costs of producing media in the first place.
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Sharp X-ray pulses from the atomic nucleusX-rays make the invisible visible: they permit the way materials are structured to be determined all the way down to the level of individual atoms. In the 1950s it was x-rays which revealed the double-helix structure of DNA. With new x-ray sources, such as the XFEL free-electron laser in Hamburg, it is even possible to "film" chemical reactions. The results obtained from studies using these new x-
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Breakthrough ink discovery could transform the production of new laser and optoelectronic devicesA breakthrough 'recipe' for inkjet printing, which could enable high-volume manufacturing of next-generation laser and optoelectronic technologies, has been uncovered by Cambridge researchers.
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California Scientists Push to Create Massive Climate Research ProgramEffort backed by the state’s flagship universities comes as US President Donald Trump shrugs off global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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In Baby ModeThe birth of a first child alters parents’ lives suddenly and forever: sleepless nights, afternoons in pajamas and hardly a moment’s respite. Parents are able to make this transition... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Image of the Day: Skull ScanHigh-resolution neutron imaging and CT scans of the tyrannosaur Bistahieversor sealeyi's 74-million-year-old skull shed light on its evolution.
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Accessing Drugs for Medical Aid-in-DyingA fraught market for the barbiturates prescribed to terminally ill patients who choose to end their lives has physicians turning to options outside big pharma.
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Why Flat-Earthers and Science Deniers Can't Dispute the EclipseWhy do people distrust or dispute so many aspects of science, but unanimously accept, without question, the ridiculously specific predictions on offer for every eclipse?
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Seeing people on a package can improve product sales, study findsUO professor Bettina Cornwell doesn't really care for potato chips, but she found herself considering a bag while traveling alone in France and feeling a bit lonely. She was thinking about how much she missed her family when she reached for a bag that sported a smiling face on the package.
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New study offers answers to improve elderly transport mobilityA new study led by the University of Plymouth and funded through the EU-funded TRACY project has advised governments to do more to develop transport policies that allow those over the age of 65 to remain mobile and active.
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What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chainsUntil quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses. But the reality of buyer-driven global supply chains means their decisions on price and the suppliers they select dictate conditions for workers across their entire supply chain.
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Brain protein found to control appetite and body fat compositionNPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found to increase fat storage by the body – even when on a low-calorie diet.
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Researchers found that rotation causes the zig-zag of rising particlesEvery curious person must have observed air bubbles rising through an aquarium tank of water.
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Rituals To Sprinkle A Little Magic Into Your Eclipse Experience A slightly witch-y mother, an astrologer, and the co-writer of a guide for Basic Witches share their eclipse rituals. (Image credit: Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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Trick Out Your Dorm With Cool Gear Even Students Can AffordUpgrade your dorm with a Roku Express, Aeropress, smart light bulbs, and more without going broke.
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Doxing Is a Perilous Form of Justice—Even When It's Outing NazisWhile the extreme right and the far left use different logic to justify their actions, the end result is often the same.
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How to make an AI forgetWe all know what it's like to forget something. A loved one's birthday. A childhood memory. Even people capable of extraordinary memory feats – say, memorising the order of a deck of cards in less than 20 seconds – will still forget where they left their keys. People, it seems, are never in complete control of their memories.
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NASA's ICESat-2 preps for laser testsLasers that will fly on NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, are about to be put to the test at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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A 'murder' mystery with a toxic twist ... and pygmy goats Three victims, a country house and poison could be a case for Hercule Poirot. But this is a sad case of botanical ignorance rather than murder most foul A recent report appeared in the news about the sad demise of Mirabel, Adele and Jet of Walton Hall, Cheshire. The deaths were initially suspected of being due to deliberate poisoning when it became clear that there had been intruders in the groun
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Is the Solar Eclipse a Message From God? Tens of millions of people across the United States are preparing to look skyward next Monday as the moon passes between Earth and the sun and, for a few brief moments, daylight turns to darkness. For many, the solar eclipse is one of nature’s greatest spectacles, a magnificent demonstration of what can happen when celestial objects align. For others, its magnificence is of a different kind. Some
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FDA slams more homeopaths for playing fast and loose with toxic chemicals Enlarge / Contains belladonna, aka deadly nightshade. (credit: Homeolab ) The Food and Drug Administration sent a sharp letter this month to a Canadian-based homeopathic pharmaceutical manufacturer named Homeolab USA. The letter warned of “significant violations” the agency found during a recent inspection and poor quality control of the company’s infant teething products that contain the deadly
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New Group Works to Preserve Apollo Lunar Landing SitesFor All Moonkind is working with space agencies to develop formal protections for space archaeology sites -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Study finds policy is key for food-waste recyclingFood scraps. Okay, those aren't the first words that come to mind when you think about the environment. But 22 percent of the municipal solid waste dropped into landfills or incinerators in the U.S. is, in fact, food that could be put to better use through composting and soil enrichment.
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Microsoft blæser til modangreb efter anklager om massive fejl på Surface-computereForbrugerundersøgelse og reparations-organisation fraråder dig at købe Microsofts populære Surface-enheder, og de kritikpunkter agter computerselskabet at imødegå.
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Zooming in on climate predictionsIn the quest to better understand climate change, there is plenty we still don't know. But the question isn't whether or not climate change is happening. "What we sometimes hear on the news is political manufactured uncertainty," said Auroop Ganguly, a professor of civil & environmental engineering at Northeastern.
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Donald J. Trump, National Disgrace, Is Awake and Tweeting Again (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) It’s day 209 of the Trump presidency. And the forecast calls for cloudy skies, hot air from the north, and a chance of tweets about Nazis. Early this morning, CNN published an astonishing letter by former CIA Director John Brennan that said President Trump was not only a “ national disgrace ” but that he was “putting our national security and our collective fut
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Image: Space station flight over the BahamasOne of the most recognizable points on the Earth for astronauts to photograph is the Bahamas, captured in striking images many times from the vantage point of the International Space Station.
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Psychology of Hate: What Motivates White Supremacists?Nascent supremacists are like atoms missing a proton. They're lacking something socially or emotionally, and white supremacist groups step in to fill the void.
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For the Great American Solar Eclipse, Leave Your Camera at HomeSolar astronomer J. McKim Malville has some advice for people planning to see the Great American Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21: Don’t photograph it.
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DIY Insect Levitator Brings Weird Experiments to Your HomeYou can make a DIY acoustic levitator at home with new instructions.
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NASA-led mission studies storm intensificationA group of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, including scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, are teaming up this month for an airborne mission focused on studying severe storm processes and intensification. The Hands-On Project Experience (HOPE) Eastern Pacific Origins and Characteristics of Hurricanes (EPOCH) field campai
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Beat the Summer Heat With This $19 Cold Brew Coffee Maker Takeya Cold Brew Maker , $19 Iced coffee is a brilliant way to sell people ice for the price of coffee (which is mostly water to begin with). Cold brew on the other hand is a different process that results in less acidity, among other benefits, and you can do it yourself at home with this top-selling Takeya, now down to $19 on Amazon . This non-coffee drinker bought one of these last year, and I’
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The First Map of London's ‘Pseudo-Public’ Space Epidemic Unwittingly, thousands of Londoners cross zones of reduced civil liberties on a daily basis Read More
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When collecting bird sperm, method mattersDifferent methods of collecting bird sperm produce different sperm lengths, potentially affecting the conclusions of fertility studies.
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Baby Siblings Could Hold Clues to Autism DiagnosisStudies of infants at risk for the disorder could someday yield a test for it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Image: Europe's largest vacuum chamber, the Large Space SimulatorAn external view of Europe's largest vacuum chamber, the Large Space Simulator, which subjects entire satellites to space-like conditions ahead of launch. This 15 m-high and 10 m-diameter chamber is cavernous enough to accommodate an upended double decker bus.
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Watch London Crossrail Workers Install 54 Escalators in 2 MinutesA look inside the latest stage of London's Crossrail project.
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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on Free Speech, Artificial Intelligence, and Internet Addiction.
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When Government Rules by Software, Citizens Are Left in the DarkAgencies decline to release information about algorithms used for criminal justice, social welfare, and education.
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NASA's Rocket to Nowhere Finally Has a DestinationWith a lunar orbit mission on the docket, NASA's contractors for the Space Launch System continue testing with new focus.
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Why are the loops in the sun’s atmosphere so neat and tidy?Observations during the total solar eclipse may explain why the sun’s atmosphere is so organized despite arising from a tangled magnetic field.
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We've Already Got Socialized MedicineUnfortunately, the biggest recipients of government help are the pharmaceutical companies, not patients -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Logan Lucky Is a Welcome Return to Movies for Steven Soderbergh Clyde Logan (Adam Driver), a one-armed bartender in a small West Virginia town, is convinced his family is cursed. And he’s got plenty of reason to think so: He lost his arm to a roadside mine on his way home from his second tour in Iraq, and his brother Jimmy (Channing Tatum) can’t keep a job because of a lingering leg injury (or, as his apologetic boss puts it, a preexisting condition). Clyde l
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Newly upgraded laser peers further into the extreme universe at SLAC's LCLSScientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory recently upgraded a powerful optical laser system used to create shockwaves that generate high-pressure conditions like those found within planetary interiors. The laser system now delivers three times more energy for experiments with SLAC's ultrabright X-ray laser, providing a more powerful tool for probing extreme stat
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