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[om at et skadedyr angriber majs i Afrika og at det kan spredes til Middelhavsområdet og nå Asien]

Fall armyworm 'threatens African farmers' livelihoods'Scientists say a pest that destroys maize is spreading rapidly across Africa and could reach Asia and the Mediterranean in the next few years.

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[om at havfugle og havdyr måske dør af B1-vitaminmangel ifølge svenske forskere]

Dyr i massevis dør af uforklarlig B1-vitaminmangelSvenske forskere mener, at mangel på vitaminet B1 kan forklare en kraftig reduktion i antallet af blandt andet havfugle, hvirveldyr og ål. Derfor prøver forskerne nu at få de svenske myndigheder til at gå ind i sagen - indtil videre uden held.

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[om at LED-lys kan indstilles til at være mindre skadeligt for dyrelivet]

LED lighting could have major impact on wildlifeLED street lighting can be tailored to reduce its impacts on the environment, according to new research.

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[om at ny teknologi kan hjælpe de 4 millioner amerikanere der har stærkt nedsat syn eller blindhed]

Five innovations harness new technologies for people with visual impairment, blindnessNew technologies and tools are in the works to help the 4.1 million Americans living with low vision or blindness. The innovations aim to help people with vision loss more easily accomplish daily tasks, from navigating office buildings to crossing a street.

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[om CRISPR-terapi mod for højt cholesterol]

Gene editing injection could lower your risk of heart diseaseSome people have mutations that greatly lower their cholesterol. Tests in mice suggest a one-shot CRISPR therapy could give the rest of us the same protection

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[om en ny test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease der er en prionsygdom - og måske kan lignende test bruges for Parkinson og Alzheimer]

Prion Test For Rare, Fatal Brain Disease Helps Families Cope Scientists now have a fairly noninvasive way to test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a rare form of dementia. A similar test, they say, might offer earlier diagnoses of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

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[om frøart der føder levende unger og som er en truet art]

Exceptional reproductive biology in extremely restricted critically endangered Nimba toadThe critically endangered Nimba toad is long known for its exceptional reproductive biology. The females of this unique species give live birth to fully developed juveniles, having for nine months continuously provided nutrition to the foetuses in the womb (matrotrophy). While live birth (viviparity) among frogs and toads is rather an exception than a common characteristic, matrotrophy, in place o

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[om GPS-måling af kontinentdrift]

How GPS keeps up with a continent in constant motionNothing on the Earth's solid surface is static because all land is moving very slowly due to continental drift. This very slow movement affects everything around you in the same way so you can't tell it is happening, unless you are able to very accurately measure where on the Earth's surface you are.

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[om ny måde at fremstille hydrogen på ved brug af vedvarende ressourcer]

Scientists Develop a "Better Way" to Produce Renewable HydrogenScientists have developed a “better way” to make hydrogen using renewable energy, according to a paper published this...

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[om ny og præcis billedteknologi til mikroskoper og teleskoper]

New method improves accuracy of imaging systemsNew research provides scientists looking at single molecules or into deep space a more accurate way to analyze imaging data captured by microscopes, telescopes and other devices.

[om at bruge virtuelle møder til at styrke socialt sammenhold]

Sådan styrker du det sociale sammenhold gennem virtuelle møder Ledelse af teams, som befinder sig forskellige steder i verden, kræver, at teammedlemmerne lærer hinanden at kende. Og det man godt gøre over nettet

[om at bruge øjebevægelser til diagnose for Alzheimer]

Eye-Movement behavior identification for Alzheimers diagnosisIn the present work, we develop a deep-learning approach for differentiating the eye-movement behavior of people with neurodegenerative diseases over healthy control subjects during reading well-defined sentences. We define an information compaction of the eye-tracking data of subjects without and with probable Alzheimer's disease when reading a set of well-defined, previously validated, sentences

[om at det især er amerikanske skuespillere og amerikanske emner der hædres med en Oscar]

Psychology explains how to win an OscarIf you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture.

[om at et japansk projekt til at fjerne rumaffald er mislykkedes]

Japan's troubled 'space junk' mission failsAn experimental Japanese mission to clear 'space junk' or rubbish from the Earth's orbit has ended in failure .

[om at it-udviklere bliver bedre når de selv skal lide ved at bruge deres produkter]

DevOps-ekspert: Udviklere bliver bedre, hvis de selv skal lide under deres dårlige kode https://www.version2.dk/artikel/devops-ekspert-udviklere-bliver-bedre-hvis-de-selv-skal-lide-under-deres-daarlige-kode Udviklere laver bedre kode, hvis de selv får lov til at opleve problemerne, når applikationer tages i brug, mener DevOps-konsulent. Version2

[om at prale uden at lyde som en pralerøv]

Syv måder at prale på uden at lyde som en blærerøv https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/7-maader-at-prale-paa-uden-at-lyde-blaereroev-6311 Du er ved at revne af stolthed over dit resultat. Men hvordan skal du nu fortælle det til verden uden at lyde som en selvoptaget nar. Det kan du læse her Jobfinder

[om at selvkørende biler er blevet bedre]

På ét år er de selvkørende biler blevet meget bedreSelvkørende biler kørte i 2016 længere mellem hændelser, hvor føreren måtte overtage rattet. Men data er svære at bruge i den hårde konkurrence på vejene.

[om at øget vandindhold under tørveholdige landbrugsområder kan øge carbonlageret i jorden]

Boosting water table can curb climate risks, says studyIncreasing the water table under arable peatland can help boost yields and the amount of carbon stored in the soil, a study says.

[om brug af fermentering i fødevarevirksomheder]

Forskning og fermentering skaber masser af fødevareinnovationBåde store virksomheder og mindre fødevareentreprenører fermenterer i lange baner....

[om diabetesmidlet Fiasp fra Novo]

Diabetesmidlet Fiasp Novo får tilskudHurtigtvirkende insulinpræparat fra Novo Nordisk får generelt tilskud.

[om diskussionen om brug af sundhedsdata i Danmark]

Politisk aftale fastsætter principper for brug af sundhedsdata Alle partier i Folketinget er nået frem til aftale om syv overordnede principper brug af sundhedsdata.

[om en stjerne der mister sin masse]

Image: Shedding star AG CarinaeThis luminous star, AG Carinae, is losing mass at a phenomenal rate. Its powerful winds reach up to seven million km/hour, and exert enormous pressure on the clouds of material already expelled by the star.

[om fossil ichthyosaur]

Paleo Profile: Keilhau's IchthyosaurThe significance of this ancient "fish lizard" is all in the hips

[om frøers seje slim på tungen - og teknologiske udnyttelser heraf]

ScienceTake: Of a Frog’s Slap Shot and SalivaThe changing viscosity of frog saliva is the secret to success during the fraction of a second that a frog hits an insect with its tongue.

[om frøers seje slim på tungen - og teknologiske udnyttelser heraf]

The Power of Frog SpitFrogs are known for shooting out their tongues in a fraction of a second to catch insects to swallow. Now scientists have found how important sticky spit is for hunting success.

[om gammel grav i Kina fra år 564]

Ancient Tomb of Chinese General and Princess Filled with FigurinesThe tomb of a general and his princess wife buried on March 18, in the year 564, has been discovered in China.

[om gammel grav i Kina fra år 564]

In Photos: Ancient Tomb of Couple Found in ChinaArchaeologists in China have discovered an ancient tomb containing the remains of a husband and wife couple who were buried with numerous ceramic figurines.

[om humanistiske forskeres samarbejde med danske virksomheder]

Humanioraforskere skal øge innovationspotentialet i danske virksomhederEt nyt innovationsprojekt, HumanImpact, skal knytte humanistiske forskere tæt sammen med danske...

[om hæder til læge der har indført immunterapi på danske kræftpatienter]

Inge Marie Svane får Kræftens Bekæmpelses Hæderspris Professor, overlæge, og leder af Center for Cancer Immunterapi på Herlev Hospital, Inge Marie Svane, er modtager af Kræftens Bekæmpelses Hæderspris 2017. Hun får prisen for sit arbejde med at indføre immunterapi i behandlingen af danske kræftpatienter og for at være en enestående læge for sine patienter.

[om kolera-bakteriers strategier]

Cholera bacteria stab and poison enemies at predictable ratesThe enemies were thrown together, so the killing began. Brandishing harpoon-like appendages covered in poison, two armies of cholera bacteria stabbed each other, rupturing victims like water balloons. Scientists tracked the battle over sustenance and turf mathematically to gain insights that could, someday, lead to new, targeted therapies to fight infections.

[om lyspæren og dens betydning]

Illustrious light bulbsOnce too precious to use, now too cheap to notice – the significance of the light bulb is profound.

[om man kan navngive nye dyrearter ud fra billeder alene]

Animal Species Named from PhotosYou think you have a new species. Can you name it from photos alone?

[om mangel på uddannelse af allergilæger]

Sundhedsstyrelsen: For lidt fokus på efter­uddannelse af læger inden for allergiEfter allergi blev nedlagt som speciale har regionerne haft for lidt fokus efteruddannelse af læger inden for området.

[om menneskets eventuelt manglende parringssæson]

Why Don’t Humans Have a Mating Season? Turns out We Do, sort Of There’s still a controversy among scientists as to why humans seem to follow a certain pattern.

[om mulig vaccine mod Zika-virus]

Ny zika-vaccine lover godt efter test på dyrForskere håber at være kommet på sporet af en vaccine, der kan eliminere risikoen for den frygtede virusinfektion zika.

[om norske færger der er batteridrevne]

Norsk batterifærge har sejlet Sognefjorden tyndI 2015 besluttede det norske storting, at der skulle ses nærmere på 52 færgeoverfarter i de norske fjorde for at begrænse emissioner. Første elektriske færger var samme år blevet sat i drift på Sognefjorden, og rederiet er i dag glad for batterifærgen.

[om problemerne med at måling af neuroner kun måler en lille del af neuronerne i et kredsløb]

Effective synaptic interactions in subsampled nonlinear networks with strong couplingA major obstacle to understanding neural coding and computation is the fact that experimental recordings typically sample only a small fraction of the neurons in a circuit. Measured neural properties are skewed by interactions between recorded neurons and the "hidden" portion of the network. To properly interpret neural data, we thus need a better understanding of the relationships between measure

[om pseudovidenskab i den medicinske verden]

Corrigendum: The week in review for 01/29/2017 A 1000 Points of Pseudo-Medicine Selections from Society for Science-Based Medicine Points of Interest with comments. Not every article and study that pops up my feeds in the world of pseudo-medicine is worthy of a complete blog post. But they need to be noticed and commented upon. Duty Calls . What’s the Harm The harm continues. Two chemists walk into a bar The first one says “I’ll have some H 2

[om risiko ved at bruge lægemidler ud over udløbsdatoen]

When Old Medicine Goes Bad With drug prices climbing, you may be tempted to keep unused pills and cough syrups past their expiration date. Don't do it, pharmacists warn. And get all medicine out of the bathroom cabinet now.

[om samarbejde og udvikling hos krigsførende bakterier]

Vicious microbial warfare helps bacteria evolve cooperationBacteria that are more violent towards strangers also seem to share more with similar neighbours, a system that may explain how cooperation first evolved

[om teknologi der muliggør hurtig overførsel af digitale data]

Terahertz wireless could make spaceborne satellite links as fast as fiber-optic linksScientists announced the development of a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate exceeding 100 gigabits (= 0.1 terabit) per second over a single channel using the 300-GHz band. This technology enables data rates 10 times or more faster than that offered by the f

[om teknologi der muliggør hurtig overførsel af digitale data]

Terahertz wireless could make spaceborne satellite links as fast as fiber-optic linksScientists have announced the development of a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate exceeding 100 gigabits (= 0.1 terabit) per second over a single channel using the 300-GHz band. This technology enables data rates 10 times or more faster than that offered by the fifth-generation mobile networks (5G), expected to appear around 2020.

[om terrorisme og political science]

Professor discusses how political science helps combat terrorismScience and technology are essential tools for innovation, and to reap their full potential, we also need to articulate and solve the many aspects of today's global issues that are rooted in the political, cultural, and economic realities of the human world. With that mission in mind, MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences has launched "The Human Factor"—an ongoing series of stories

[om transport af aminosyrer fra føden]

Bakar Fellow: Aiding cells' strategy to surviveAs any human biology text will tell you, enzymes in the stomach and intestine break down proteins that are locked into almost every bite we eat. The proteins' amino acid building blocks are then transported to the body's hungry cells.

[om truede arter af hajer]

US: Oceanic whitetip shark warrants 'threatened' listingThe oceanic whitetip shark's declining status in the wild warrants listing as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, an arm of the federal government has determined.

[om typer af galakser]

A massive galaxy long ago and far awayGalaxies today fall roughly into two categories: elliptically-shaped collections of reddish, old stars that formed predominantly during a period early in the history of the universe, and spiral shaped objects dominated by blue, young stars. The Milky Way is an example of the latter, a spiral galaxy actively making new stars. In order to understand the growth of galaxies over cosmic time and the pa

[om udnyttelse af højtryks naturgas]

High-pressure natural gas turbine-generatorScientists have developed a turbo expander electric generator operating on high-pressure natural gas. Natural gas, compressed at the power station, releases a large amount of thermal energy into the environment as waste; the use of such derived energy may represent a step toward sustainable energy.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

Stewards of Federal Lands Feel Threatened, Survey ShowsMany of the people who take care of U.S. federal lands and wildlife refuges say their jobs have become more dangerous, according to a new survey.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

In Age of Trump, Scientists Show Signs of a Political PulseAlarmed by the administration’s apparent disdain for science, members of a profession that is often loath to take sides are starting to take a stand.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

Apple, Google, Uber join fight against Trump travel banDozens of tech companies, including behemoths like Apple, Google, and Facebook, are siding with Washington state and Minnesota as they fight President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

VIDEO: Lastbil tester nye autoværn med 100 km i timenEt nyt dansk autoværn skal både kunne stoppe lyd og en 10 ton løbsk lastbil. Værnet bestod en crashtest, og nu opsætter Vejdirektoratet de første 800 meter ved Viborg.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

Speak up for science, however you canProtest against the US crackdown on science communication will take many forms – we shouldn’t let differences of approach divide us

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

Forskere i tusindvis marcherer mod TrumpDet bliver et opgør mellem videnskaben og Donald Trump, når “March for Science” løber af stablen verden over d. 22. april - også i Danmark.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

Forskere i tusindvis vil marchere mod TrumpVidenskabsfolk protesterer mod Trump-regeringen, når “March for Science” løber af stablen verden over 22. april - også i Danmark.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

Donald Trump versus the FDA: Is the standard of evidence for drug approval actually too low, not too high? There are good things and bad things about holding the Monday slot on this blog. One of the good things is that I tend to have more time to come up with material. However, one of the drawbacks of holding the Monday slot is that a lot of studies and news stories are published on Monday that I’d normally like to write about but can’t because by the time I see them my post is done. Then I have to wa

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

The Next Big Encryption FightConflict over government access to encrypted data will inevitably reignite under President Trump.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik]

Scott Pruitt Is Seen Cutting the E.P.A. With a Scalpel, Not a CleaverPresident Trump’s nominee, who is expected to be confirmed this week, knows as well as anyone the legal limits on deregulation.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik - diskussion om islamisme og terrorisme]

When Liberals "Lie About the Problem of Islamism" It Empowers the Right, Says Sam Harris " If all that liberals can do in response is continue to lie about the causes of terrorism and lock arms with Islamists, we have some very rough times ahead," writes Sam Harris.

[om virkninger af Trumps politik - over halvdelen af teknologiske virksomheder i USA har immigranter som grundlæggere]

20 Tech Influencers with Strong Immigrant Ties American ingenuity is often foreign-born . With 51% of tech unicorns (valuation over a billion dollars) having an immigrant founder, we take a look at the Top 20 tech influencers with strong immigrant ties.

[om virkningerne af LSD på hjernen]

Why LSD Trips Last So Long and Make Everything Seem So Meaningful Two recent studies reveal the effects of LSD on the brain.

[om virkningerne i fremtiden af kunstig intelligens]

Elon Musk's Surprising Reason Why Everyone Will Be Equal in the Future A recent conference on the future of artificial intelligence features visionary debate between Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Sam Harris, Nick Bostrom, David Chalmers, Jaan Tallinn and others.

[om vulkaner på dværgplaneten Ceres]

Lonely Ice Volcano On Ceres May Have Once Had CompanyThe dwarf planet Ceres may once have harbored many ice volcanoes, all but one of which have flattened out and vanished into the dwarf planet's surface, a new study suggests.

[om webside for kvindelige fotografer]

Female Photographers Matter Now More Than Ever Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman just launched a website featuring 400 female photographers. And it's about time. The post Female Photographers Matter Now More Than Ever appeared first on WIRED .

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