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DNA Tattoos Are the Final Frontier of Love But that practice has long been left to underground artists, a subculture unto itself with a dark, self-aware nickname: “morbid ink.” So far this has been something of a symbolic gesture, as the organic material introduced into their inks would eventually be absorbed into a subject’s body. Others write off the practice as part of the growing bodyhacking movement — think “Neuromancer” meets “Miami
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Plastic planet Image copyright Getty Images Marine life is facing "irreparable damage" from the millions of tonnes of plastic waste which ends up in the oceans each year, the United Nations has warned. "This is a planetary crisis... we are ruining the ecosystem of the ocean," UN oceans chief Lisa Svensson told the BBC this week. But how does this happen, where is most at risk and what damage does this plastic a
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Super rich shown to have grown out of ancient farming Scientists have traced the rise of the super-rich deep into our historical past to uncover the ancient source of social inequality. Their conclusion? Thousands of years ago, it was the use of large farm animals – horses and oxen that could pull ploughs – which created the equivalent of our multi-billionaire entrepreneurs today. The research, published in Nature , is the first attempt to assess ho
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The U.N. Finds Extreme Poverty and Human Rights In an Unexpected Place “Civilized governments don’t say ‘go and make it on your own, and if you can’t, then bad luck,'” says United Nations envoy Philip Alston . Alston is a New York University law and human rights professor who’s been sent on a mission to study the terrible outbreak of extreme poverty in an unexpected location: The United States. Philip Alston ( AFP /STRINGER) Alston tells Quartz , “some might a
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Playing Super Mario 64 Increases Brain Health in Adults For older adults, playing video games isn't just a way to stay in touch with the younger generation — it might also be a way to stay in touch with perception itself. A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE showed that regularly playing Super Mario 64 for six months seemed to improve memory and increase the amount of grey matter in the brains of older adults, ages 55 to 75. The findings co
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Study explores use of checkpoint inhibitors after relapse from donor stem cell transplant ATLANTA - Immunotherapy agents known as checkpoint inhibitors have shown considerable promise in patients with hematologic cancers who relapse after a transplant with donor stem cells. Preliminary results from the first clinical trial in these patients of one such agent - nivolumab - indicate that along with signs of effectiveness, it also produced significant side effects at the dose initially s
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Scientists Link 2 Genes to Homosexuality in Men Anyone choosing sides in the nature vs. nurture conversation should be reasonably convinced by now that life is not so simple, and, that behavior is unlikely to be the product of one or the other (nature, or nurture) alone. It’s been understood for some time that male homosexuality has a genetic component, but now for the first time, two specific gene variations have been found to be more common
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Egypt archaeologists discover mummy in Luxor Egyptian archaeological technicians restore a mummy wrapped in linen, found at Draa Abul Naga necropolis on the west bank of the city of Luxor Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a mummy in one of two previously unexplored tombs across the Nile from the southern city of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said Saturday. The tombs were found in the 1990s by German archaeologist Frederica Kampp, th
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For leukemia patients, transfusion needs may delay hospice care Toward the end of life, some leukemia patients depend on blood transfusions to ease their suffering. Unfortunately, the likelihood that transfusions won't be accessible through hospice care appears to be pose a significant barrier to meaningful use of the Medicare hospice benefit, researchers reported in a new presentation at the American Society of Hematology's annual meeting in Atlanta on Dec.
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Stephen Colbert’s Favorite Things About Mike Pence Mike Pence was, by his own account, a terribly unpopular kid. Long before he became vice president of the United States, Pence was a total outcast. He was miserable at football, and he was overweight—“the real pumpkin in the pickle patch,” as Pence put it in an interview with The Republic , an Indiana newspaper, during his campaign for Congress in 1988. That memorable line is one of the many colo
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Egypt announces discovery of 3,500-year-old tombs in Luxor Egypt has announced the discovery of two small tombs in the southern city of Luxor dating back some 3,500 years, a find the government hopes will help revive the country’s ailing tourism sector. The tombs, located on the west bank of the Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and top officials, are the latest discovery in the city famed for its temples and tombs spanning different dynasties of ancient E
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How to Save Money on Your Prescription Drugs Photo The website for GoodRx shows the varying prices for an antibiotic used to treat eye infections. If you’re willing to do a little extra work, it is possible to lower your prescription bills. A reporter for The New York Times and a reporter for ProPublica both found instances this year in which drugs prescribed for family members could be purchased for less money without using their insurance
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NASA's Juno Spacecraft Swoops In to Give Jupiter Its Close Up Take a look at this cool space trash can! Seen here is the Cygnus cargo ship, docked with the International Space Station at sunrise. See that eerie blue glow to the right? That’s the curve of the Earth, its atmosphere illuminated by the sun. Cygnus arrived at the station on November 13 carrying supplies and scientific experiments to keep the crew going. After it docks however, it is reloaded wit
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A Visit From St. Grim: Trivia This game will be fun for those who have the knowledge, Whether you are self-taught or you learned it in college. So read up on holidays, science and poems, So when we ask you questions you’ll be sure to know ’em. From Sunday til Tuesday once an hour you’ll find, Appears a new query which will challenge your mind. When Power Hour begins new question appear, Every two minutes, brought by Grimmy’s
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The Life of a Baby Tardigrade Vladimir Gross used a scanning electron microscope to capture this image of a tiny, 50-hour-old tardigrade embryo. Credit: Vladimir Gross It started as a speck of a speck, a bundle of nerves and immature tissues curled up inside an egg, bunched up against its siblings. The small clutch of embryonic water bears was immobile, silent, unseeing and possibly unfeeling. Locked away inside their mothe
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Justin Curry's Favorite Theorem Today on My Favorite Theorem, my cohost Kevin Knudson talks with Justin Curry , a mathematician at the University at Albany in the SUNY system. They recorded live at a topological data analysis conference at the Banff International Research Station in Canada. You can listen here or at kpknudson.com . Dr. Curry’s favorite theorem is the classification of the Platonic solids. These are the
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What's with All the Hate for 'Star Trek: Discovery'? Star Trek fans have been waiting over a decade for a new Star Trek TV show, so many fans were excited when Star Trek: Discovery finally aired back in September. But since its launch the show seems to have been met with an usually high degree of hostility from viewers, who have questioned everything from its uniforms to its ship designs. Writer Sara Lynn Michener thinks those concerns are overblow
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Choke-Proof Food That Tastes Like the Real Thing Here’s a grim fact: According to the diaper maker Unicharm, in Japan, adult diapers now outsell baby diapers . That’s because a quarter of the country’s population is 65 or older. By 2060, that proportion will hit 40 percent. What adjustments have to be made when so many people grow old simultaneously? To take one example, after a recent surge in accidents involving older drivers, the government
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The FCC Shouldn’t Vote on Net Neutrality Until It Investigates Comment Fraud When Netflix debuted the second season of Stranger Things on October 27, more than 15 million people watched the first episode in the following three days. But the strangest thing about Stranger Things ? Its early audience was bigger than some of this year's World Series games. WIRED OPINION ABOUT Jessica Rosenworcel ( @JRosenworcel ) is a Democratic commissioner on the Federal Communications Com
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Earliest Black Hole Gives Rare Glimpse of Ancient Universe Astronomers have at least two gnawing questions about the first billion years of the universe, an era steeped in literal fog and figurative mystery. They want to know what burned the fog away : stars, supermassive black holes, or both in tandem? And how did those behemoth black holes grow so big in so little time? Quanta Magazine About Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine
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Is Bitcoin the Most Obvious Bubble Ever? To call Bitcoin the biggest and most obvious bubble in modern history may be a disservice to its surreality. The price of bitcoin has doubled four times this year. In early January, one bitcoin was worth about $1,000. By May, it hit $2,000. In June, it breached $4,000. By Thanksgiving, it was $8,000. Two weeks later, it was $16,000. This astronomical trajectory might make sense for a new public c
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The Crown: Netflix's Best Superhero Show There are plenty of things to appreciate about The Crown . Peter Morgan’s series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II is a sumptuous, taffeta-swathed, jewel-encrusted doozy of a drama that earns every penny of its reported $13-million per episode price tag. Part historical saga, part soap opera, it gratifies the seemingly endless curiosity about the British Royal Family even as its central chara
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Take These 7 Steps Now to Reach Password Perfection Your passwords are a first line of defense against many internet ills, but few people actually treat them that way: Whether it’s leaning on lazy Star Wars references or repeating across all of your accounts—or both—everyone is guilty of multiple password sins. But while they’re an imperfect security solution to begin with, putting in your best effort will provide an immediate security boost. Don’
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Physical Measures to Amp Up Your Digital Security When you think about online security, you think digital solutions. Install a reputable antivirus program; use end-to-end encryption. But protection can be physical as well. To up your security game, think outside the code with these IRL reinforcements. Tape Over Your Webcam Mark Zuckerberg does it . So does James Comey. And you, too, should also take this high-reward, low-tech security step. If c
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The Wired Guide to Digital Security, From Passwords to Faraday Cages In an age of nonstop breaches and hacks, getting a handle on your own digital security matters more than ever. But everyone has their own threat model—a set of concerns unique to themselves. The average smartphone user doesn’t need to know what a Faraday cage is; an NSA contractor probably already has a good grasp of security basics. (Or … do they ?) In this guide, we’ve included a few ways to im
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What To Do If You've Been Doxed There are few more toxic practices online than doxing, the distribution of someone's personal information across the internet against their will. It’s all too common, though, deployed regularly and devastatingly as a means to harass and intimidate. The practice is not limited to public—or briefly internet famous —figures either. Anyone can be a victim , at any time. Doxing is an effective tool fo
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The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor , a wild experiment in granting anonymity to anyone online. Today, Tor has millions of users. The original project has been endlessly hacked on, broken, and fixed again. While imperfect, it remains the closest thing to a cloak of anonymity for internet users with a high sensitiv
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Report offers framework to guide decisions about Spirit Lake and Toutle River at Mount St. Helens A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers a framework to guide federal, tribal, state and local agencies, community groups, and other interested and affected parties in making decisions about the Spirit Lake and Toutle River system, near Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state. The process should include broader participation by groups and parti
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Aconcagua: Highest Mountain in South America Part of the Andes mountain range, Aconcagua is the second highest of the Seven Summits (the highest peaks on each continent), behind only Mount Everest in Asia. At 22,837 feet (6,961 meters), not only is it the highest mountain in South America, it is the tallest peak in all of the Americas, as well as the Southern and Western Hemispheres. Aconcagua is located in Argentina, in the province
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Chromosomes: Definition & Structure Humans have 22 chromosome pairs and two sex chromosomes. Females have two X chromosomes; males have an X chromosome and a Y chromosome. Credit: U.S. National Library of Medicine Chromosomes are thread-like molecules that carry hereditary information for everything from height to eye color. They are made of protein and one molecule of DNA, which contains an organism's genetic instructions, pas
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In the Los Angeles Fires, Drones Take Off for the First Time The pictures paint Los Angeles as a hellscape, a land of glowing red fire-fronts racing across hills, whipped along by screaming winds. Plumes of dense gray smoke fill the skies. Ash particles rain down, miles from the blaze. As of Friday afternoon, Southern California was battling blazes in Los Angeles, Ventura, and San Diego counties, which had destroyed more than 500 structures , and forced ov
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The U.S. health care industry could learn a lot from India's doctors We know climate change is bad for our health . But we know much less about the carbon cost of the care needed to heal the sick and injured. In fact, the medical industry produces plenty of waste from treatments, tossing disposable gowns, caps, booties, gloves and blankets, in addition to using loads of energy to drive machines needed in diagnosis and surgery. And that's not even talking anesthesi
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Light from LIGO’s neutron star smashup just got even brighter The neutron star beam is weirder than we thought NSF/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet By Leah Crane The leftovers from the first neutron star smashup we’ve ever seen have surprised us. The beam of light that jetted out of the explosion has gotten even brighter in the three months since the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) and other observatories spotted the c
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New Scientist - News
Record-breaking two-tonne fish is the heaviest of its kind Given that it is 3 metres long, weighs 2300 kilograms and looks like a severed head, you would think there could be no mistaking the identity of the world’s heaviest bony fish. But in fact we have been misidentifying this ocean-going giant for years. The ocean sunfish ( Mola mola ) is listed in Guinness World Records as the world’s heaviest bony fish . Some sharks are larger, but their skelet
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The 'Godfather of Coral' who's still diving at 72Charlie Veron's been diving for 50 years and has discovered more than 20% of the world's coral species
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Gadget Lab Podcast: You Can't Kill Email, It's Just Too Intimate Crafting and sending an email to a friend is one of the most intimate acts you can perform on the internet. Receiving a written missive, especially from somebody you haven’t heard from in a while, is just as warming. There’s so much joy wrapped up in good old electronic mail, the medium can’t be dragged down by spam, Slack, HTML formatting, and all of the other evil forces that conspire to crush
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These gun laws may curb intimate partner homicides State laws that restrict gun ownership for domestic abusers and other violent offenders appear to significantly reduce intimate partner homicides, according to a new study. The findings, which come on the heels of the Texas church massacre by a man with a history of domestic violence, suggest state laws with broader gun restrictions are more effective at preventing homicides among romantic partne
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Live Science
Starving Polar Bear's Last Hours Captured in Heartbreaking Video A hard-to-watch video from Canada's Baffin Islands shows an emaciated polar bear in what were likely the last few hours of its life. National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen captured the sad sight on video and posted it online Dec. 5. The video shows the bear staggering toward a trash can and searching in vain for something to eat. It ends with the bear resting on the ground, exhau
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