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Dinosaurs' spiky armour may have been status symbol Soft-tissue patterns on a well-preserved fossil suggest that elaborate spines helped dinosaurs to attract mates and communicate. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22511
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Sebastian Gorka, One of Trump's Top Nazi-Linked Aides, Jumps Ship Image via AP Sebastian Gorka, the baritone, Nazi-adjacent counter-terrorism advisor to President Donald Trump, is out at the White House, conservative website The Federalist reported on Friday night. In an apparent resignation letter obtained by the Federalist, Gorka expressed frustrations with “forces that do not support the MAGA promise,” which, he claimed “are – for now – ascendant within the
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Secret Service conducts live test of ShotSpotter system at White House Enlarge / As seen in 2006, DC cops are using a new tool in fighting crime: the ShotSpotter, which uses highly sophisticated microphones to detect the sound of gunshots and send a signal to dispatchers. (credit: Michael Robinson-Chavez/The Washington Post/Getty Images ) With the president at Camp David for most of the weekend, the United States Secret Service decided that now would be a good time
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Dagens Medicin

Betablokker ser ud til at have gavnlig effekt på aortastenose Belastningen på venstre hjertekammer ser ud til at kunne mindskes ved medicinsk behandling. Det viser et dansk studie, som klinisk lektor og overlæge Henrik Wiggers har fremlagt på ESC.
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Synkope er relateret til faldskader Patienter, der lider af besvimelsestilfælde har øget risiko for at få faldrelaterede skader, og det gælder ikke kun for den ældre del af populationen, viser et dansk studie, som ph.d.-studerende Anna-Karin Numé har fremlagt på ESC.
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Dagens Medicin

Risiko for dødsfald på grund af hjertestop er faldet de seneste 20 årDe seneste 20 år er risikoen for at dø af hjertestop på et hospital kraftigt reduceret. Især kvinder overlever i langt højere grad i dag, end de gjorde for 20 år siden, viser nyt studie.
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Dagens Medicin

Højrisiko blodproppatienter kan opdages allerede i ambulancen Region Midtjylland har med stor succes indført en måling af troponin-niveauet hos patienter med brystsmerter allerede i ambulancen. Det har Martin Bøhme Rasmussen fortalt om til et oplæg på ESC i Barcelona lørdag.
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Dagens Medicin

Kvinder får sjældent den anbefalede mængde kolesterolsænkende medicinNy tysk forskning viser, at kvinder får sjældnere end mænd den anbefalede mængde kolesterolsænkende medicin for at forhindre alvorlige hjertetilfælde.
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Dagens Medicin

Linolsyre ser ud til at mindske risikoen for iskæmisk apopleksi Stort kohortestudie peger på, at omega 6-fedtsyren linolsyre muligvis virker forebyggende på iskæmisk apopleksi, ifølge ph.d-studerende Stine Krogh Venø, der lørdag har fremlagt resultaterne på ESC-kongressen.
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Is a 200-300 mile range enough for Tesla to break into electric trucking? Enlarge / From the bureau of Transportation Statistics: “Long-haul freight truck traffic in the United States is concentrated on major routes connecting population centers, ports, border crossings, and other major hubs of activity. Except for Route 99 in California and a few toll roads and border connections, most of the heaviest traveled routes are on the Interstate System.” (credit: U.S. Depart
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An Ode To Britains Toy AnimalsDo we underestimate the power of toys in education, outreach and inspiration? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Dagens Medicin

Ved hjertekateterisering er det ikke godt at være tyndVed hjertekateterisering er det ikke godt at være tynd
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Hurricane Harvey Floods, Thrashes Southeast Texas After Making Landfall [Updating] Photo: Getty Images Hurricane Harvey smashed into the Texas Gulf Coast on Friday night and Saturday morning after being elevated to Category 4 status, wiping out buildings with 130 miles per hour (209 kilometers per hour) winds and a 12-foot storm surge. At least one person died in Rockport, Texas during the storm when their house caught fire, according to a county officials interviewed by CNN .
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Experimental rocker EMA talks VR, the Dark Web, and hiding behind screens Enlarge / Portland's Erika M. Anderson, better known in experimental-music worlds as EMA, talks to Ars in July 2017. (credit: Sam Machkovech) PORTLAND, Ore.—After a recent evening of dinner and drinks with artist/musician Erika Anderson, I was taken to a stranger's apartment, then asked to put on a VR headset and lie on a floor. I did as I was told, without any explanation of what was about to ha
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Saturday's Best Deals: Anker Gold Box, T-fal Kitchen Accessories, and More Amazon’s big Anker charging sale , T-fal kitchen accessories , and some of your favorite clothes hangers lead off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Anker Gold Box While it’s not unusual to see an Anker discount or two on any given day, Amazon’s discounting a bunch of their most popular products to new low prices in today’s Go
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Superman Teaches Diversity in This Beautifully Restored Poster Image Courtesy DC Comics In response to real-world tragedies, a number of people online have turned to Superman for a lesson in diversity and respect. Now, DC has shared some history and a beautiful restoration of a classic poster. You might’ve seen it, if you’ve spent much time on social media in the wake of Charlottesville: an image of Superman, talking to a group of gathered schoolchildren, ex
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The Atlantic

Trump Won't Back Down At 11:46 a.m. on Friday, August 25, President Trump issued the first of what would become a sequence of 12 tweets that day about the government’s readiness for Hurricane Harvey. Seldom if ever before in his tenure has this president so publicly performed the role of chief executive: the demonstrations of command, the expressions of concern for the wellbeing of citizens. The one obviously false no
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Galleri: To unge raketbyggere er inspireret af TintinDe to ingeniørstuderende Stefan Eisenknappl fra Tyskland og Jop Nijenhuis fra Holland vil bygge en raket inspireret af måneraketten fra Tintin-albummet 'Destination Moon'.
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Unge raketbyggere smelter tegneserie og videnskab sammenTo unge ingeniører vil bygge en raket, der godt må blive en fuser – så længe den booster deres karrierer.
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Q&A: American Gods S1 post-mortems with Bilquis, Technical Boy Enlarge / No spoilers this high up on the page, but Bilquis and Technical Boy existed within the same show. (credit: Starz ) Warning : This story contains light spoilers for S1 of American Gods The first season of American Gods surpassed whatever our expectations were for an adaptation of the beloved Neil Gaiman novel. Starz evidently felt the same way, quickly renewing it for season two and tell
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Where They Weigh ScorpionsIt's the annual weigh-in at the London Zoo, where keepers take the vital statistics of hundreds of species to help with their care and well being, and to help with conservation efforts.
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Why Don't We Have Princess Leia Holograms Yet? Researchers continue to chase down the sci-fi holy grail of genuine free-standing holograms — and they're getting pretty close. One obstacle: Current computing systems just aren't up to it. (Image credit: University of Rochester)
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This Is a Golden Age of Low-Budget HorrorSmart, cheap, well-made indie movies are changing the face of the genre.
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Court: Locating suspect via stingray definitely requires a warrant Enlarge (credit: Russell Mondy ) A federal judge in Oakland, California has ruled against the suppression of evidence derived from warrantless use of a cell-site simulator. The simulator, a device often referred to as a stingray, was used to locate the lead defendant in an ongoing attempted murder case. In the 39-page ruling , US District Judge Phyllis Hamilton notably found that the use of sting
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Emille Davie Lawrence's Favorite TheoremWhy the University of San Francisco math professor loves the compact surface classification theorem -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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‘The Rainfall Threat Is Only Beginning’ Hurricane Harvey struck Texas late Friday night, clobbering the state’s Gulf Coast with heavy rains and 130-mile-per-hour winds as the eye of the storm swept ashore. Harvey arrived near Corpus Christi as a Category 4 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center, the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States in a dozen years. A few hours later, the hurricane made a secon
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What Health Reform Means to the American Territories There are about four million citizens living in the U.S. territories, yet they’re seldom considered in the calculus of national policy decisions. That blind spot is especially prominent in health-policy decisions, as the territories are uniquely dependent on federal programs and don’t have the same kind of latitude or flexibility as states to respond to the needs of citizens—who tend to be both p
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Big Think

Think Again Podcast 2017 Mixtape #1: Mind, Body, Authenticity, Artifice The deepest, funniest, weirdest moments from the past year of the Think Again podcast. Featuring Daniel Dennett, Sarah Goldhagen, Ian McEwan, Alison Gopnik, Erik Kandel, and Alan Alda. Read More
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Low-ranked female monkeys band together against their leadersFemale rhesus macaques have a strict hierarchy, but the subordinates can buck authority and even climb the social ladder if they’re big enough and have enough friends
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Facebook Creepiness, AccuWeather Tracking, and More Security News This WeekFacebook's weird friend suggestions, AccuWeather's location snooping, and more of the week's top security news.
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The Concours d'Lemons Is America's Crappiest Car ShowThe parody of the Concours d'Elegance celebrates hoopties and absuridity.
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Verdens største røntgenlaser klar til driftEuropean XFEL i Hamborg vil i næste måned tage imod de første brugere, som nu får mulighed for at studere fysiske og biologiske processer på ultrakort tidsskala.
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Gal Gadot and Stranger Things: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing Gal Gadot on Becoming Wonder Woman, the Biggest Action Hero of the Year Alex Morris | Rolling Stone “Gal Gadot is ostensibly here to talk about her rise from almost total unknown to an iconic, worldwide symbol of all that is good and powerful as the first-ever feature-film incarnation of Wonder Woman. But it's hard not to see elements of the superheroic in the way she just is. Never mind that she
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The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2017 Last weekend, we strapped on our most comfortable walking shoes, checked our gaming wishlist twice, and jumped headlong into the self-proclaimed “best four days of gaming”—the annual Gen Con tabletop gaming convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year’s 50th-anniversary show was extra special: turnstile attendance for an estimated 60,000 con-goers reached a record-breaking 209,000, and for the
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5 Ways to Rebuild Broken TrustTrust is easy to break, hard to rebuild. By request from listener Kate, this week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 steps to put the pieces together again -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Why and how to erase your browsing history DIY Cover your tracks in any web browser. You don't want your past internet searches hovering over you forever. Here's how to delete your history from any browser: Google, Mozilla, Apple, or Microsoft.
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Gender gap in death from heart attack reduces particularly in younger womenThe gender gap in death from heart attack has reduced over the past two decades particularly in younger women, according to research presented today at ESC Congress.1 The study in over 50 000 patients found that overall in-hospital mortality for heart attack patients was halved during the 20 year period.
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Dansk robotekspert: Kunstig intelligens skal forbedre vores livskvalitetHenrik Iskov Christensen leder et robotcenter på University of California og kommer her med sit bud på hvorfor kunstig intelligens fascinerer ham.
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What's Making These Dogs In Mumbai Turn Blue? Five dogs with this unusual hue were found in an industrial area of Mumbai. The hunt for its cause revealed a much bigger problem. (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)
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Stream Your Favorite Tunes With These Connected Radios: Revo Superconnect and Tivoli Model OneThese connected radios hook into an entire universe of audio content and look great doing it.
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Violent Alt-Right Chats Could Be Key to Charlottesville LawsuitsLeaked documents describe weapons and cite potential "gunfight."
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Space Photos of the Week: NASA Takes Better Eclipse Photos than YouA dwarf galaxy with two names, Mars' cracked dunes, and the ISS photobombs the eclipse this week in space.
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UPDATED: How Will Houston Handle the Deluge of Hurricane Harvey?This weekend’s flooding threatens to overrun both the built and natural systems in Houston and its surrounding county.
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Basically All of Your Favorite Charging Gear Is On Sale In Today's Anker Gold Box Anker Gold Box While it’s not unusual to see an Anker discount or two on any given day, Amazon’s discounting a bunch of their most popular products to new low prices in today’s Gold Box , if you’re missing any from your collection. The star of the show here is the PowerCore Fusion , which is my personal favorite Anker product of all time , and one of our readers’ as well . $19 is the best price e
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Postpartum Depression Can Affect DadsTestosterone changes may be a factor -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Civil War Mystery Solved? Confederate Sub's Torpedo May Have Killed Its CrewThe crew of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first combat submarine to sink an enemy ship, may have instantly killed themselves with their own weapon, according to a new study.
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224 højhuse dumper i britisk brandtestEfter branden i Grenfell Tower har de britiske myndigheder lavet fuldskalatest af forskellige facadesystemer. Kombinationer brugt på 224 højhuse dumper.
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How Hurricane Harvey Could Cause Long-Term Devastation Beyond the Category 4 130 mile-an-hour winds, the devastating eye wall, and the storm surge hundreds of miles wide, the most destructive part of Hurricane Harvey as it bears down on the Texan Gulf Coast might be the rain. The storm is projected to basically sit over the region as it runs it course, in the process pouring biblical amounts of rain— 30 inches or more —on Texan coastal areas from Cor
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What Joe Manchin Can Teach Democrats At a recent town hall at the West Virginia state fair, Joe Manchin lamented how divided the country has become. “You saw what happened in Charlottesville,” the Democratic senator told the assembled crowd, referring to the white nationalist rally in support of a Confederate statue that led to violent clashes, and the death of 32-year-old counterprotester Heather Heyer. “If you told me we could rem
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'I Will Lose My Identity': Cambodian Villagers Face Displacement By Mekong Dam Thousands are being displaced by new dam construction. "I cannot leave my ancestors here," says a woman whose village will be submerged by the dam. "If I abandon them, I won't know who I am." (Image credit: Michael Sullivan for NPR)
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Underweight associated with highest mortality and costs after cardiac catheterisationBeing underweight, and not overweight, has the highest mortality, cost, length of stay, and readmission rate for those undergoing cardiac catheterisation, according to an analysis of more than one million patients presented at ESC Congress today.
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Women less likely to receive recommended statin doses to prevent cardiovascular eventsWomen at high risk of cardiovascular events are less likely to receive recommended statin doses for secondary prevention, according to results from the DYSIS study presented today at ESC Congress.
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Implanted cardiac monitors indicate incidence of undiagnosed AFib may be substantial in high-risk patientsWith the use of implanted cardiac monitors researchers found a substantial incidence (nearly 30 percent) of previously undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF) after 18 months in patients at high risk of both AF and stroke, according to a study published by JAMA Cardiology. The study is being released to coincide with its presentation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017.
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Having A Best Friend In Your Teenage Years Could Benefit You For Life Researchers have found that people with deep friendships in adolescence had less anxiety and a greater sense of self-worth in early adulthood. Close friends matter, their study found. (Image credit: Maria Fabrizio for NPR)
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Make Digital Humans Hollywood's New Stars submitted by /u/trot-trot [link] [comments]
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Habits 101: Research, Creating, and Breaking Habits submitted by /u/owenshen24 [link] [comments]
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending August 26, 2017)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Spørg Scientariet: Hvordan laver man antibiotika?En læser vil gerne vide, hvordan man får skimmelsvampe til at lave antibiotika. Det svarer professor på DTU Bioengineering på.
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ESports hopefuls dare to dream big at Germany's GamescomAs hundreds of thousands of gamers surge through the halls of Cologne's Gamescom trade fair, a select band ducks out of the throng into roped-off lounges and VIP sections to talk tactics and prize money—the professional eSports players.
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Uber to resume Philippine service 'soon' after fineUber said Saturday it expects to resume operations in the Philippines "soon" after regulators agreed to lift a ban slapped against the American ride-sharing giant in exchange for a fine.
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Disastrous US hurricanes since 2000. Could Harvey top them?Hurricane Harvey could be on par with 2005's Hurricane Katrina in terms of economic impact, according to University of Miami senior hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy.
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ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial diseases published todayEuropean Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases, developed in collaboration with the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS), are published online today in European Heart Journal,1 European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and the ESC website.
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ESC focused update on dual antiplatelet therapy in coronary artery disease published todayThe first ESC Focused Update on Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease is published online today in European Heart Journal,1 and on the ESC website.2 The document was developed in collaboration with the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).
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ESC Guidelines on ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction published todayEuropean Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on the management of acute myocardial infarction in patients with ST-segment elevation are published online today in European Heart Journal,1 and on the ESC website.
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ESC/EACTS Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease published todayEuropean Society of Cardiology (ESC) / European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease are published online today in European Heart Journal1 and on the ESC website.
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Bat conservation is open to everyone, even city nature-phobes It’s International Bat Weekend, an annual celebration of the flying mammals that live in trees or in the crevices of buildings Charlie Hearst is a National Bat Monitoring Programme volunteer and member of the London Bat Group It’s getting dark. Thunderstorms are forecast and I’m loitering around a park in Croydon past closing hours, waiting to meet a total stranger. Alarm bells should be ringing
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Brasilien åbner op for minedrift i AmazonasDele af et område, der er større end Danmark, bliver gjort tilgængeligt for minedrift i den brasilianske regnskov.
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The bees are already sealing their hives for the winter ahead Ryall, Dorset The wax cells are studded with pollen gems in carnelian, citrine, garnet – an almanac of the seasons The bees think it’s autumn. Since mid-July they have been reducing their numbers and sealing up the hives with propolis . Dark brown, sticky when fresh, brittle as cinder toffee when dry, propolis is a glue bees make from tree sap. It’s antimicrobial and despite its bitter taste some
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Facts About GeckosThere are about 1,500 species of geckos, a type of lizard found all over the world.
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Ancient Troy: The City & the LegendAncient ruins in Turkey may or may not have been the site of the Trojan War.
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Facts About BisonThe American bison is the official mammal of the United States and is the largest mammal in North America.
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The Atlantic

Commander in Chaos Dramatic Fridays have become a hallmark of summer 2017 in the Trump administration. The hiring of Anthony Scaramucci and resignation of Sean Spicer happened on a Friday; Reince Priebus was pushed out the following Friday; and a few Fridays later, so was his old antagonist Steve Bannon. It seems fitting, then, that the most overwhelming of them all would come at the very end of the summer. In a sp
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The White House Formalizes Its Military Transgender Ban A month after tweeting about a ban of transgender Americans serving “in any capacity” in the United States, on Friday President Trump made his announcement official, releasing a memo directing the Pentagon to roll back an Obama-era order allowing transgender individuals to serve. The memo ends a month of confusion within military leadership over the unofficial nature of the tweeted statement, but
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Trump Sneaks a Pardon for Disgraced Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Into a Hurricane AP Just days after not-so-cryptically intimating that former Maricopa County, AZ, Sheriff Joe Arpaio would be “just fine” following his conviction for criminal contempt, President Donald Trump on Friday made good on his assertion by announcing that he had pardoned Arpaio. The announcement came as much of the country was focused on the Category Four Hurricane Harvey, which is expected to make land
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President Trump Pardons Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Updated at 10:55 p.m. ET President Trump formally pardoned Joe Arpaio on Friday, wielding the presidential power of mercy to absolve the former Arizona sheriff for defying a federal court order. “Throughout his time as Sheriff, Arpaio continued his life’s work of protecting the public from the scourges of crime and illegal immigration,” the White House said in a statement. “Sheriff Joe Arpaio is
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New therapeutic targets for osteoarthritis painAn exploration of the latest understanding of the complex mechanisms behind OA pain offers new possibilities and potential treatment targets for osteoarthritis (OA) pain. New areas of research discussed include the use of combination therapies and the development of biomarkers to target effective pain treatment.
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We say happy birthday to Goldeneye 007 by looking at my 20-year-old review Enlarge / Happy birthday, Goldeneye 007 ! (credit: Rare) Hours of sniping through snow and low frame rates, along with grenade-launcher game slowdowns and shouts of "Temple shotties," turn 20 years old today. N64 first-person shooter classic Goldeneye 007 launched in the United States on August 25, 1997, and it's hard to turn in any direction on the Internet today without finding someone posting
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In Photos: Hurricane Harvey Takes Aim at TexasHurricane Harvey will be the first hurricane to make landfall in Texas in nine years.
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Charles R. Bentley, 87, Pioneer of Polar Science, Is DeadHis answer to the question “Would anybody like to go to the Antarctic?” led him to go where no one else had gone and measure what no one else had measured.
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Microbes compete for nutrients, affect metabolism, development in miceIf our microbiome overindulges, we might not have access to the nutrients we need. That's the suggestion from new research that shows mice that harbor high levels of microbes that eat choline are deprived of this essential nutrient.
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Facebook Hires Incompetent Former New York Times Staffer to Handle 'Transparency' Photo: Getty When you know everything about two billion people but don’t want to tell anyone what you know, it’s tough to convey an image of transparency without actually being transparent. One solution that Facebook has come up with is hiring Liz Spayd , a former public editor for the New York Times to “consult” on “transparency” in an effort to get everyone to shut the hell up about it. Accordi
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The Atlantic Daily: Gathering Storm What We’re Following Hurricane Harvey: The Category 3 storm is expected to make landfall twice—first at Corpus Christi, Texas, and again near Houston—and to dump up to 35 inches of rain on the area, leading to heavy flooding and possible outages of power and drinking water. Harvey’s effects could be devastating : On land, the path of the storm is heavily populated, and at sea it passes close to o
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Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" Inspires Tons of Conspiracy TheoriesTaylor Swift's new single, "Look What You Made Me Do," has launched as much conspiracy theorizing as it has criticism.
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At This Point, It Seems Like Warner Brothers Is Trying to Ruin DC's Cinematic Universe Image: Warner Brothers, Gizmodo Media Group Though Warner Brothers and DC were slow to begin building their own shared cinematic universe in a fashion similar to Marvel’s, there was no reason to believe that they wouldn’t be able to pull it off successfully in their own time. Looking at the current state of things, though, that’s becoming increasingly difficult to believe. On Wednesday evening, n
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MalwareTech’s legal defense fund bombarded with fraudulent donations Enlarge / Marcus Hutchins. (credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images) Marcus Hutchins, the popular British security researcher, has a new legal headache beyond the criminal charges against him. Hutchins, AKA "MalwareTech," pleaded not guilty two weeks ago to criminal charges in Wisconsin that accuse him of creating and distributing the Kronos malware that steals banking credentials. Now comes word that
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US energy agency asks scientists to scrub references to climate change Researchers were told to censor descriptions of projects funded by a Department of Energy laboratory. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22513
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'The Republican Party Is Unified in Revulsion' With President Trump’s response to the racially charged violence in Charlottesville this month continuing to drive national media coverage, the Republican National Committee unanimously approved a resolution Friday condemning white supremacy and the hate groups that espouse it. The resolution states that “the racist beliefs of Nazis, the KKK, white supremacists and others are repulsive, evil and
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The South Braces for Harvey Today in 5 Lines Hurricane Harvey is projected to hit the Texas coast on Friday night. Texas Governor Greg Abbott warned that the storm “could easily lead to billions of dollars of property damage and almost certainly loss of life.” The Republican National Committee approved a resolution condemning white supremacists in light of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month. In an
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VW engineer sentenced to 40 months in prison for role in emissions cheating Enlarge / Volkswagen AG Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) vehicles sit parked in a storage lot at San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) at dusk in San Bernardino, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Volkswagen agreed last year to buy back about 500,000 diesels that it rigged to pass U.S. emissions tests if it can't figure out a way to fix them. In the meantime, the company is ha
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Why the IPA's claim global warming is natural is 'junk science' | Graham Readfearn An Institute of Public Affairs-sponsored journal article has been seized on by conservative media outlets. But there are a few problems People who work for climate science denial thinktanks tend not to spend all that much time worrying about getting stuff into scientific journals. Perhaps because it’s easier, people who are paid to tell the public and policy makers that human-caused climate chang
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Rep. Vernon Ehlers, Who Put Science Before Politics, Dies at 83A nuclear physicist before he entered politics, Dr. Ehlers often disagreed with his fellow Republicans on education and the environment.
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See How Ranchers, Farmers, And Fishermen Stood Up To Protect America's Food Supply Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman | Thu Aug 31 at 9p Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman weaves together the stories of four unlikely conservation heroes working in America's heartland. More information: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/rancher-farmer-fisherman/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter
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How to prepare for a hurricane DIY Keep an eye on the weather. As Hurricane Harvey looms over Texas, residents are hunkering down—or evacuating. Here's what you should do when faced with a hurricane.
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The Babylonians discovered a strange form of trigonometry Enlarge / The 3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet known as Plympton 322 turned out to be a trig table, expressed in ratios of the lengths of the sides of the triangles, rather than angles. (credit: UNSW/Andrew Kelly) The Babylonian civilization was at its peak roughly 4,000 years ago, with architecturally advanced cities throughout the region known today as Iraq. Babylonians were especially brillian
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Posterboy for Alt-Right Violence Jailed Video still: Kyle Chapman / Facebook The man who is known among the alt-right “Based Stickman,” due to a viral clip from March 4th where he cracked a wooden pole over the head of a counter-protester in Berkeley, California, is in jail, charged with “possession of an illegal weapon.” And according to East Bay Express, a judge has barred him from owning any weapons whatsoever, including his tradema
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New species of sauropod dinosaur discovered in TanzaniaPaleontologists have identified a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur.
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Q&A: Melting Icebergs Alter the OceansSome seas are becoming less salty, and some more so, as melting glaciers and icebergs release fresh water.
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The Atlantic’s Week in Culture Don’t Miss The Enduring Fictions of Princess Diana — Megan Garber looks at how 20 years after Diana’s death, her life still asks uncomfortable questions about what we demand of fame. Katie Posner The Business of Creativity The Book He Wasn’t Supposed to Write — Thomas E. Ricks delivers an ode to the intense, but necessary relationship between writers and their editors. AP Film Remembering Jerry L
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Operation Spywire: Awards Operation Spywire is officially a success, with all mission objectives completed! Thank you, Eyewirers, for joining us this week. Here is the summary of competition awards, but you can also view the full results here . Swag winners, check your e-mails for some forms to fill out. This is HQ signing off… until next time! Accuracy Happy Hours Evil Cubes Game Creators Trivia Sportscars vs. Motorcycle
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To make chef Jet Tila's chewy drunken noodles, you'll need to brush up on your chemistry DIY Make rice noodles with two hotel pans and a whole lot of science. Food Network star and cookbook author Jet Tila teaches us the science of making rice noodles from scratch, which he uses in his signature drunken noodles dish.
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Given the choice, zebrafish willingly dose themselves with opioidsResearchers devised a system that allowed zebrafish to self-administer doses of hydrocodone, an opioid commonly prescribed to people for pain, to study drug dependency behavior.
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Fossils reveal how bizarre mammal beat extinctionAnimals that live on islands are among the most at risk from extinction. A remarkable eighty percent of extinctions occurring since 1500AD have been on islands, with inhabitants facing dangers from climate change, sea level rise, invasive species, and human interactions.
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Variation in the recovery of tetrapods after the Permian extinction opened the door for dinosaurs and mammalsThe end-Permian mass extinction (EPME) occurred about 250 million years ago and represents the Earth's most catastrophic extinction event.
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Elucidating the biology of huge extinct cave bearsOne of the largest known species of bear, the cave bear (Ursus spelaeus), ranged widely through Eurasia all the way to the Mediterranean in the south and to the Caucasus Mountains and northern Iran in the east during Late Pleistocene times.
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3-D scanning methods allow an inside look into fossilized fecesCoprolites are fossilized feces that give evidence of an organism's behavior and often contain food residues, parasite remains and other fossils that provide clues to ancient paleoecological relations.
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Inside The Struggle For Survival Onboard The USS Fitzgerald The starboard side of USS Fitzgerald showing the damage to the CO’s stateroom which took a direct hit. Image: US Navy Just days before the USS John S. McCain was involved in the U.S. Navy’s latest collision-at-sea , the Navy released a report on the June accident involving the USS Fitzgerald which caused the death of seven sailors. The report is a supplement to the line of duty investigation bein
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What the 'Game of Thrones' Dragons Might Really Look Like, According to Science Culture Vertical pupils and massive bodies might look cool on TV, but could handicap a dragon in the real world. 08/25/2017 Nala Rogers, Staff Writer https://www.insidescience.org/news/what-game-thrones-dragons-might-really-look-according-science
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Will Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Still Be Safe to Use in 2024?People who recently acquired paper eclipse glasses might be wondering if they can reuse those glasses for the next North American solar eclipse.
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Paleontologists discover new species of sauropod dinosaur in TanzaniaPaleontologists have identified a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur. The research is reported in a paper published this week in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology and is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Amazon Is Building a Colossal Warehouse Where America's Biggest Mall Once Stood Photo: Seph Lawless The Seattle-based internet book seller Amazon just announced plans to open an enormous fulfillment center in the North Randall, Ohio. This is a big deal for the small community which has suffered greatly since the Randall Park Mall, once the largest in America, shut down due to retail sales moving online. Amazon is actually building its new warehouse on the same land where the
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What 35 Inches of Rain Dredges Up Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit Corpus Christi, Texas, late on Friday, and that will just be the start of it. Over the next four or five days, the slow-moving storm could dump up to 35 inches of rain over the hardest-hit areas of Texas. Looking at a NOAA forecast this morning, meteorologist and writer Eric Holthaus tweeted ,“This is scary. I have never seen a rainfall forecast like this in my
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Take a Number: When Are You Really Random? After Age 24A talent for behaving randomly, a trait linked to creativity, peaks at age 25 and begins to decline around age 60, researchers report.
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Why Do Some People Decide to Ride Out Hurricanes? In a few hours, Hurricane Harvey is likely to hit Corpus Christi, Texas. Much of the area will quickly lose power, and perhaps drinking water, too. On the coast, there will be a storm surge, and on top of that the storm will dump rain, too—perhaps 35 inches, though more probably 15 to 25. Even on the lower side of that range, “rainfall of this magnitude will cause catastrophic and life-threatenin
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Thorium could power the next generation of nuclear reactorsThe first thorium research project in 45 years has kicked off in the Netherlands with the goal of making thorium work in a molten salt reactor
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This Incredibly Lifelike Hand Puppet Can Even Move Its Fingers and Pick Things Up GIF Is Barnaby Dixon the reincarnation of Jim Henson? It’s hard to believe that there isn’t at least a little bit of Henson inside the young puppeteer as he demonstrates his latest creation, a glowing bug puppet that’s so articulated it even has moving fingers that can grasp tiny objects. Made from a lightweight, form-fitting plastic, the puppet can be realistically brought to life using just sub
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Labs in Texas Batten Down the HatchesAs Hurricane Harvey approaches land, researchers wait to see if their preparations will protect their experiments.
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What the 'Game of Thrones' Dragons Might Really Look Like, According to Science What the 'Game of Thrones' Dragons Might Really Look Like, According to Science Vertical pupils and massive bodies might look cool on TV, but could handicap a dragon in the real world. dragonprofile_final3.jpg Image credits: Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator , Featured story image credit: Courtesy of HBO. Rights information: Copyright American Institute of Physics ( reprinting information ) Cultu
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This Music Teacher Played His Saxophone While In Brain Surgery The surgeons tasked with removing a tumor from Dan Fabbio's brain had worked hard not to disrupt his ability to perform music. They rejoiced when he was able to play his sax on the operating table. (Image credit: YouTube/Screenshot by NPR)
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How to Stop Your Sonos From Collecting (As Much) Personal Data Image credit: Magnus Jonasson/ Flickr Bad news, Sonos customers: to lay the groundwork for its upcoming voice assistant support, the company is asking users to agree to an updated privacy policy , one that includes both mandatory data collection rules and a mention about future device functionality. Should you disagree with said policy update, your device’s basic functions could stop working, acc
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Major Uber investor tells Benchmark: Drop your lawsuit against ex-CEO Kalanick Enlarge / Shervin Pishevar speaking at the 2016 TechCrunch conference in San Francisco. Pishevar wrote a letter to Uber's board urging Benchmark Capital to drop its lawsuit against ex-CEO Travis Kalanick. (credit: Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch) Uber's ex-CEO Travis Kalanick is under fire, but he's hardly out of supporters. Kalanick, who resigned in June under pressure, got s
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Microbes compete for nutrients, affect metabolism, development in mice"Gut bacteria get to use a lot of our food before we do," says Federico Rey, a professor of bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Then we get their leftovers—or their waste.
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Bell Prize goes to scientists who proved 'spooky' quantum entanglement is realA trio of scientists who defied Einstein by proving the nonlocal nature of quantum entanglement will be honoured with the John Stewart Bell Prize from the University of Toronto (U of T). The prize recognizes the most significant recent achievements in the world in quantum mechanics and is considered by many to be the top international award in the field.
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What Happens When Two Neutron Stars Collide? Scientific RevolutionEven as the solar eclipse was mesmerizing millions, astronomers were training their space- and land-based telescopes on a far more violent astrophysical event.
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Microbes compete for nutrients, affect metabolism, development in miceIf our microbiome overindulges, we might not have access to the nutrients we need. That's the suggestion from new research conducted by University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Federico Rey's group that shows mice that harbor high levels of microbes that eat choline are deprived of this essential nutrient.
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The Deepest Living Fish Ever Recorded Has a Wonderful Smile on Its Face GIF GIF Source: JAMSTEC Normally, if a story about deep water sea creatures comes along it involves horrifying abominations of nature that have been hardened by some of the toughest conditions for life on planet Earth. But a team of researchers from Japan recently documented the deepest living fish ever seen, and it almost seems like it’s waving hello to all of us surface dwellers. In May, member
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This mysterious ancient tablet could teach us a thing or two about math Science Some researchers say the Babylonians invented trigonometry—and did it better. Some researchers say the Babylonians invented trigonometry—and did it better.
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A Fruitful Experiment in Land ConservationIn 1998 an orange juice maker dumped 12,000 tons of orange peels on degraded pastureland in Costa Rica—transforming it into vine-rich jungle. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Netflix's Death Note Does Way Too Much in Way Too Little Time All images: Netflix The thing about the adaptation of Death Note , premiering today on Netflix, isn’t that it’s bad. It isn’t even the questions raised by the whitewashing controversy. It’s that everything in it happens so fast that it’s hard to care about any of it. Adam Wingard’s Death Note takes the manga’s original premise—a book that kills anyone whose name is written in it—with the frame of
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During Uniqlo's Labor Day Sale, You Can Get Deals As Low As $8 Uniqlo Labor Day Sale Uniqlo is celebrating Labor Day a week early with their Labor Day sale. There is a lot to look through, for both men and women , so it’s a good thing it lasts for three days. Enjoy $2 socks , $8 boxer briefs , and $10 graphic tees . Plus, stock up on staples for fall at a discount like an Ultra Light Down vest and the ever-comfortable flannel button downs .
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Leak of >1,700 valid passwords could make the IoT mess much worse Enlarge (credit: Michael Theis ) Security researchers have unearthed a sprawling list of login credentials that allows anyone on the Internet to take over home routers and more than 1,700 "Internet of things" devices and make them part of a destructive botnet. The list of telnet-accessible devices, currently posted at this Pastebin address , was first posted in June, but it has been updated sever
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Scientists, Artists, and Smash Mouth Tell Us What Music They'd Send Into Deep Space Image: NASA On August 20th, 1977, NASA launched its Voyager 2 spacecraft from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It followed up with the launch of Voyager 1 just a few weeks later on September 5th. Over the course of their careers, both spacecraft have explored gas giants and their moons, the Kuiper Belt and more, constantly pushing the boundaries of what science and humanity are capable of. Voyager 1 and
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Which TAVR patients are at risk for hospital readmission?As more elderly patients undergo the minimally invasive heart valve procedure called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR), concerns have been raised as to what causes some to be readmitted for heart failure after the procedure.
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Forty Years Later, the Golden Record Goes Vinyl The Voyager Golden Record was never really intended for human consumption. The target audience for the contents—popular songs, sounds from nature, photographs, spoken greetings in dozens of human languages and one whale language—was, and still is, an alien civilization capable of deciphering the instructions on the cover to learn about one small world in the universe. Two copies of the gold-plate
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YouTube Begins Quarantining Extremist Videos Image: YouTube The world’s largest video sharing platform has started rolling out measures to restrict the reach, visibility, and profitability of “ controversial religious or supremacist content .” Is it working? Let’s find out. As we learned earlier this month, YouTube’s plan for videos that don’t necessarily break the rules, but nevertheless fall into this liminal category of hateful or extrem
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Rumors swirl that LIGO snagged gravitational waves from a neutron star collisionTelescopes seem to be following up on a potential gravitational wave sighting.
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Augmented reality technology may help guide plastic and reconstructive surgeryA plastic surgery research group has developed an augmented reality system that enables them to create 3D simulations of the desired results of facial reconstructive procedures and project them over the patient's face during surgery.
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For pregnancy or profit: Motive for undergoing IVF may alter the experienceA new study compares the physical, emotional, and cognitive experiences of women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) either to become pregnant or to donate their eggs for money. The researchers found that there is a direct correlation between the intensity of a woman's bodily experience and her reason for harvesting eggs.
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Genes linked to better immune response to flu vaccine identifiedScientists have identified several genes and gene clusters associated with the immune response to flu vaccination. The findings point to the prospect of using genetic profiles to predict individual responses to the flu vaccine.
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Sea wheatgrass as new source of wheat virus resistance?Resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus is one of the characteristics researchers hope to transfer from sea wheatgrass, a distant relative of wheat, into bread wheat.
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Bird-Like Dinosaurs May Have Snuggled Together as They SleptA block of smuggled fossils provides the first direct evidence that some dinosaur species roosted together — that is, snuggled with one another in a cuddly group when they fell asleep at night.
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Beach Rats Is One of the Year’s Boldest Dramas The first moments of Beach Rats are lit by the harsh glare of a cellphone flash bouncing off a bathroom mirror, as the chiseled Frankie (Harris Dickinson) takes selfie after selfie, his baseball cap obscuring most of his face. It’s an image that could easily come off as patronizing—the introduction of a preening, superficial young man, defining himself through the lens of a camera—but the film’s
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Conformal metasurface coating eliminates crosstalk, shrinks waveguidesThe properties of materials can behave in funny ways. Tweak one aspect to make a device smaller or less leaky, for example, and something else might change in an undesirable way, so that engineers play a game of balancing one characteristic against another. Now a team of electrical engineers has a way to simultaneously control diverse optical properties of dielectric waveguides by using a two-laye
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Anesthesia, surgery during infancy may impact white matter during childhoodGeneral anesthesia and surgery in otherwise healthy infants under the age of one year could be associated with decreases in the amount of white matter in the brain, as well as reductions in the remaining white matter's integrity, according to a new study.
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Finding what fuels the 'runaway train' of autoimmune diseaseRogue immune cells trigger an 'override' of the body's tolerance to its tissues, launching the vicious cycle of autoimmune disease, scientists have found. Could blocking these rogue cells help treat autoimmune diseases like lupus?
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Rare African Titanosaur Was Among the Smallest of the Giants Image Credit: Mark Witton During the Cretaceous Era some 70 to 100 million years ago, long-necked sauropods ruled the Earth. But in Africa, not so much. The discovery of a previously-unknown species of titanosaur in Tanzania expands what we know about dinosaurs on this continent, while revealing the surprising degree to which these creatures were related to similar dinos living in other parts of
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For pregnancy or profit: Motive for undergoing IVF may alter the experienceA new study published in the journal Social Science and Medicine compares the physical, emotional, and cognitive experiences of women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) either to become pregnant or to donate their eggs for money. The researchers found that there is a direct correlation between the intensity of a woman's bodily experience and her reason for harvesting eggs.
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Augmented reality technology may help guide plastic and reconstructive surgeryA plastic surgery research group has developed an augmented reality system that enables them to create 3D simulations of the desired results of facial reconstructive procedures and project them over the patient's face during surgery, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
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Photos of the Week: 8/19–8/25 The Great American Eclipse, the 2017 Life Ending Industry EXPO in Japan, the World Belly-flop Championships in Norway, thousands march against hate in Boston, Louisiana crawfish in Germany, the World Tango Championship in Argentina, and much more.
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Donald Trump's Telling Change to the Oval Office Here’s a little quiz. Take a look at the picture of the photo above, which shows the newly redecorated Oval Office that is occupied by Donald Trump. What’s unusual in this scene? As a helpful hint, here’s a close-up of the area you should be looking at: Carolyn Kester / AP Is it the Remington bronze statue known as “The Bronco Buster” on the right, which many presidents have displayed? No. The po
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Continental rethinks the wheel—and the brake—for electric cars Enlarge (credit: Continental) When it comes to making a car slow down, for the last few decades pretty much every car on the road has used the same idea: a brake disc mounted to the axle with calipers that press high-friction pads onto the disc's surface, slowing its rotation. It's a tried-and-tested formula, one that car makers adopted from the aerospace industry as a better solution than the ve
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Fragile X syndrome: Early detection importantNew insights into the long-lasting effects of Fragile X syndrome on connections in the brain during early development highlight the importance of early detection and treatment.
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Adding radiation treatments to inoperable lung cancer increases survival by up to one yearPatients with unresectable, or inoperable, lung cancer are often given a dismal prognosis, with low rates of survival beyond a few years. Researchers exploring combination therapies have recently discovered improved survival rates by up to one year when patients treated with a newly formulated chemotherapy regimen are also given radiation therapy.
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New dinosaur discovery suggests new species roosted together like modern birdsThe Mongolian Desert has been known for decades for its amazing array of dinosaurs, immaculately preserved in incredible detail and in associations that give exceedingly rare glimpses at behavior in the fossil record.
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That Famous Watchmen Panel You Keep Seeing This Year Isn't Actually From the Comic I am tired of meme. These tweets. I am tired of being caught in the tangle of their lies. It’s been a weird year, full of large and small horrors, hasn’t it? If you spend a lot of time on Twitter, you may have seen people using a picture of omnipotent superhero Dr. Manhattan with a dialogue box to express how much they want to disengage with the mania. Here’s the thing: that panel doesn’t actuall
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Study identifies genes linked to better immune response to flu vaccineYale experts and their partners in a national research consortium have identified several genes and gene clusters associated with the immune response to flu vaccination. The findings point to the prospect of using genetic profiles to predict individual responses to the flu vaccine.
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Given the choice, zebrafish willingly dose themselves with opioidsResearchers at University of Utah Health devised a system that allowed zebrafish to self-administer doses of hydrocodone, an opioid commonly prescribed to people for pain, to study drug dependency behavior.
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Scientists Finally Prove Strange Quantum Physics Idea Einstein Hated Image: Kent Schimke /Flickr The equations of physics are things that we humans created to understand the Universe, and it can be hard to disentangle them from the Universe’s innate properties. It turns out that one of the weirdest things scientists have come up with, what Albert Einstein derisively called “spooky action at a distance,” is more than just math: It’s a fact of reality. That concept
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Four Ways of Looking at Mayweather vs. McGregor On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Conor McGregor will face off against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in what is being billed as “the biggest fight in combat-sports history.” Mayweather is undefeated as a professional boxer and just one victory away from beating Rocky Marciano’s all-time record of 49-0. McGregor, meanwhile, has never professionally boxed: He’s a mixed-martial artist who in four short years h
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Crypt Of The Necrodancer Developer Announces Sci-Fi City-Builder Industries if Titan Crypt of the Necrodancer developer Brace Yourself Games just announced its upcoming title, Industries of Titan . And it’s very different from what we’ve come to know the studio for. Industries of Titan will be an “industrial city building sim/strategy game, set on Saturn’s moon Titan,” according to the developer. Players can design industrial cities, which they can grow into m
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Conformal metasurface coating eliminates crosstalk and shrinks waveguidesThe properties of materials can behave in funny ways. Tweak one aspect to make a device smaller or less leaky, for example, and something else might change in an undesirable way, so that engineers play a game of balancing one characteristic against another. Now a team of Penn State electrical engineers have a way to simultaneously control diverse optical properties of dielectric waveguides by usin
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