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Salget af statens vaccine-produktion kostede én milliardAldrig før har staten brugt så mange penge på at skille sig af med et selskab, som det skete med Statens Serum Instituts vaccineproduktion. Årsagen ligger i et håbløst håndteret salg.
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Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris AccordAn unnamed group, which includes 30 mayors, three governors, 80 university presidents and over 100 businesses, is negotiating with the United Nations to accept its emissions reduction plan.
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U.S. now can ask travelers for Facebook, Twitter handlesTravelers wishing to visit the United States can now be asked for their social media handles and email addresses going back five years, a new U.S. government request that's alarmed privacy advocates but which the Trump Administration says could help weed out travelers who intend harm.
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PARP-fessoren er beæret over sin rolle på årets ASCO Som den første dansker nogensinde er NSGO’s direktør, Mansoor Mirza, inviteret til at holde en ‘meet the professor’-session på ASCO. Han er spændt på at få spørgsmål til den banebrydende forskning i PARP-hæmmere, som bragte ham i spotlight på ESMO sidste år.
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»Prostvac kan blive en helt ny vinkel på immunterapien« Professor Inge Marie Svane krydser fingre for, at ASCO byder på resultater fra et stort fase 3-studie af danske Bavarian Nordics vaccine mod prostatakræft. Viser studiet, at vaccinen giver effektiv beskyttelse, kan det revolutionere måden, immunterapien skal tænkes på fremadrettet, siger hun.
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ASCO-debutant: »Jeg har hovedet langt oppe i min egen forskning« Det er første gang læge og ph.d.-studerende Thomas Helgstrand deltager på ASCO. Aktuelt er han dedikeret til sit ph.d.-projekt om prostatakræft, og det vil derfor hovedsageligt være sessioner inden for dette speciale, han vil opsøge på kongressen.
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Gaining knowledge by simplificationThe "strong force" plays a crucial role for the existence of matter in the visible universe. Scientists at TU Darmstadt are carrying out research in that field and recently published their results in Physical Review Letters. To describe the processes in the nucleus they used a method of theoretical simplification which might be applicable to heavier nuclei.
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Radiocarbon dating of phytolith traces rice domestication to 10,000 years agoThe study of phytolith carbon-14 and morphological characteristics, by Prof. LU Houyuan's laboratory at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, suggests that rice domestication may have begun at Shangshan in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China during the beginning of the Holocene.
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When Will Robots Deserve Human Rights? Films and TV shows like Blade Runner , Humans , and Westworld , where highly advanced robots have no rights, trouble our conscience. They show us that our behaviors are not just harmful to robots—they also demean and diminish us as a species. We like to think we’re better than the characters on the screen, and that when the time comes, we’ll do the right thing, and treat our intelligent machines
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New catalytic converter composite reduces rare earth element usageStrict emissions regulations are important for maintaining the health of humans and the environment, but strict regulations also bring technological challenges to overcome. Automobile catalytic converters convert harmful pollutants to less toxic substances, but they require the use of the relatively expensive rare earth element, Cerium. Japanese researchers have designed a new catalyst that reduce
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Forensic chemical analysis of wood could stop illegal loggingResearchers at the USDA Forest Service have developed a technique to tackle illegal logging by pinpointing the wood's origin to a smaller area than ever before (<100 km). Using chemical fingerprinting techniques (DART-TOFMS), they measured compounds in Douglas-fir samples from two Oregon mountain ranges. The screening requires a tiny wood sample, can be prepared in 15 seconds, and showed 70-76 per
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Immune responses from early study of novel sarcoma vaccineThe critical component of an experimental vaccine led to an escalating immune response in patients with sarcoma, an indicator of its potential anti-cancer effects.This is according to a poster to be presented June 5 at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.
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Fred Hutch scientists to discuss new treatments, public health findings at ASCOScientists from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will present new findings at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, to be held June 2-6 in in Chicago. Highlights of the presentations, including results of clinical trials and recommendations arising from outcomes research, are as follows, with links to abstracts and news releases (as available).
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Bird genes confirm hunch about new species New research featuring the genetic sequences from 17,000 individual New World birds in 173 species, sheds light on how new species arise. An implicit assumption in the discipline of speciation biology is that genetic differences between populations of animals and plants in a given species are important drivers of new species formation and are a key to understanding evolution. But that assumption
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Leiden econophysics model tested best by central banksA full overview of all loans and debts between banks would prevent a new financial collapse. But banks do not provide this information. An econophysics model by Diego Garlaschelli and collaborators reconstructs the most probable situation and finishes first place in two independent tests.
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Study of the past suggests Earth's rain belts may shift farther north(Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with the University of Maine and Columbia University has conducted a study of the past to make predictions about rainfall patterns in coming years. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, Aaron Putnam and Wallace Broecker outline their study and offer three ways they believe planetary warming might influence the global distribution of rainfall.
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Paris climate deal: Dismay as Trump signals exit from accordEuropean leaders, businesses and the UN condemn President Trump's decision.
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Bare 13 km igen: Kæmpegletsjer i Antarktis er tæt på at rive sig løsPå få dage er revnen i ’Larsen C’ vokset med 17 km. Selv om det kan udløse en kaskadeeffekt, vil vi ikke mærke havniveaustigningen, mener forskere.
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The Terrible, Predictable Life Cycle of Every Trump Tweet From the first responders to the inevitable return, every Trump tweet plays out the same way. The post The Terrible, Predictable Life Cycle of Every Trump Tweet appeared first on WIRED .
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The right smile could boost trust—and giving People are willing to offer more money to others who display similar emotional expressions, research finds. Those expressions are even more powerful factors than race or sex. Since culture drives our tendency to value similar emotions in others—a phenomenon dubbed “ideal affect match”—the research clarifies a new way that culture can influence giving and potentially provide organizations insights
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Amazon Just Discounted Thousands of Marvel Digital Comics To a Few Bucks Each, For Some Reason Marvel Digital Comic Sale Amazon’s running a Marvel digital comic sale that’s bigger than any Avengers movie today, with literally thousands of titles marked down to $5 or less . You’ll find everything from the Guardians of the Galaxy to Darth Vader to Deadpool to Captain America in there, and every hero in between, so there’s never been a better time to stock your digital shelves . The selection
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Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron Unite Behind Paris AccordThe German and French leaders were joined by others in saying they would fight climate change regardless of the American decision to withdraw from the agreement.
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WIRED
Gaze Upon Jupiter’s Enormity in This Amazing Fly-By Video A mathematician and an animator teamed up to compile 36 photos into one amazing video. The post Gaze Upon Jupiter’s Enormity in This Amazing Fly-By Video appeared first on WIRED .
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What Did Five Woody Woodpecker Dolls Do to Upset David Lynch? Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP David Lynch is drawn to eccentric, unusual projects—like Showtime’s current return to his iconic Twin Peaks —because he is quite obviously an eccentric, unusual man. A recent interview with The Telegraph kicked off with one of the weirdest Lynch anecdotes we’ve ever heard. And that’s saying a lot. Twitter took note: The article goes on to characterize the sto
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The Atlantic
House of Cards Season 5, Episode 11: The Live-Binge Review As in previous years , I’m binge-reviewing the latest season of Netflix’s House of Cards , the TV show that helped popularize the idea of “binge watching” when it premiered in 2013. Don’t read farther than you’ve watched. (The whole series will appear here .) Episode 11 (Chapter 63) Called it! After much hinting all season, Claire turned to the camera and, finally, finally, spoke to us. “Just to
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How can we better protect crowds from terrorism?If it seems like every week, there's another terrorist attack – well, you're not wrong. According to one crowdsourcing map, there have been over 500 attacks around the world since the start of 2017, with over 3,500 fatalities. For a period in 2016, ISIS-initiated attacks were occurring, on average, every 84 hours.
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How bad could Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal be? A scientist's perspectiveEven before the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, market forces and policy measures were starting to tilt the world toward a lower-carbon future. U.S. carbon dioxide emissions peaked in 2007, and Chinese emissions may have peaked in 2014. Solar energy, wind and energy storage are expanding rapidly.
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Improving the prediction model of Spanish power grid's vulnerability in solar stormsIn September 1859, a large solar flare caused the most violent geomagnetic storm ever recorded. The Carrington Event was so powerful that it destroyed the telegraph systems of that time. Today, satellites, electric lines, transportation systems,and communications and positioning systems are threatened by the impact of such large-scale geomagnetic storms.
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Science-Based Medicine
Quackery for KidsA brief rant and a few random observations on quackery for kids.
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Popular Science
Scientists are trying to confirm the existence of a giant ringed planet Space Fifty times the size of Jupiter. This giant planet with rings hasn’t been officially found yet. Read on.
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Live Science
Elon Musk Says He'll No Longer Advise Trump After Paris Climate Pact WithdrawalThe billionaire founder and CEO of SpaceX said today (June 1) that he plans to resign from the three White House advisory councils on which he sits because Trump is pulling the United States out of the Paris climate pact.
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Faces recreated from monkey brain signalsScientists have accurately reconstructed images of human faces by monitoring the responses of monkey brain cells.
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NYT > Science
Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron Unite Behind Paris AccordThe German and French leaders were joined by others in saying they would fight climate change regardless of the American decision to withdraw from the agreement.
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The Atlantic
With Wonder Woman, DC Comics Finally Gets It Right Another World War. Another cache of German superweapons intended to rain death upon an unsuspecting metropolis. Another act of supreme self-sacrifice. Another guy named Chris playing another guy named Steve. There are moments in Wonder Woman that recall Captain America: The First Avenger a little too closely for comfort. The principal difference, of course, is that this Chris/Steve—that would be
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Ingeniøren
Spørg Scientariet: Hvordan måler man klodens gennemsnitstemperatur?En læser undrer sig over, hvordan meteorologerne kommer frem til en global gennemsnitstemperatur baseret på målestationer. Det svarer DMI på.
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Popular Science
How to back up and protect all your data DIY No excuses. Whether you're using Windows or macOS, here's how to make sure you have backups of your most important files in case disaster strikes.
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Science | The Guardian
Trump science: homeopathy is definitely the best approach for CO2 levels | Dean Burnett Donald Trump may have used his ‘very good brain’ to create scientifically sound reasons for pulling the US out of the Paris climate treaty . Sort of. So, Donald Trump has pulled the United States, the biggest polluter in the world after China ( and even that is questionable if you consider relative population densities ), out of the ground-breaking Paris accord , the global treaty aimed at tackli
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WIRED
WWDC 2017: What’s Coming at Apple’s Big Spring Fling If the rumors are true (and they usually are), this year's WWDC will be hardware-focused. The post WWDC 2017: What's Coming at Apple's Big Spring Fling appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Wonder Woman Proves Wonderful Superhero Movies Don’t Need Superstars Gal Gadot is the perfect Wonder Woman, because very few people in America knew who she was until she came to save the day. The post Wonder Woman Proves Wonderful Superhero Movies Don't Need Superstars appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Google Is Already Late to China’s AI Revolution Google wants to spread its AI revolution to China. But the revolution has already arrived. The post Google Is Already Late to China's AI Revolution appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
OK, House. Get Smart: Make the Most of Your AI Home Minions If you're not already having conversations with a cylindrical speaker sitting on the counter, you will be soon. Here's a guide to your future AI minion. The post OK, House. Get Smart: Make the Most of Your AI Home Minions appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Diversity in Open Source Is Even Worse Than in Tech Overall The open source world's diversity problem could actually make the larger tech industry's entrenched imbalances worse. The post Diversity in Open Source Is Even Worse Than in Tech Overall appeared first on WIRED .
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Gizmodo
Thief Stole Backpack and Wedding Ring From Dying Portland Hero After Terrorist Attack Surveillance footage of the alleged thief who Portland Police believe stole Ricky Best’s backpack and wedding ring off his dead body (Screenshot from YouTube) Ricky John Best was one of two men who died at the hands of a white supremacist on a Portland train last week . Best intervened when he saw the terrorist, 35-year-old Jeremy Christian, shouting hateful things at Muslim teen girls on the tra
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Ars Technica
The premature quest for AI-powered facial recognition to simplify screening (credit: Bill Couch ) In 2009, 22-year-old student Nicholas George was going through a checkpoint at Philadelphia International Airport when Transportation Security Administration agents pulled him aside. A search of his luggage turned up flashcards with English and Arabic words. George was handcuffed, detained for hours, and questioned by the FBI. George had been singled out by behavior-detectio
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Live Science
Trump's Base the Big Winner from Paris WithdrawalTrump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement hands a symbolic victory to his political base — nationalists who resent internationalism and global cooperation.
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Live Science
14th Hole's a Killer: 2 Deadly Snakes Fight in Golf Course VideoTwo of the world's deadliest snakes were spotted fighting on the green of a golf course.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Commercializing structural biology knowledge can save money and speed drug discoveryHarkerBIO is a "shining star" in the growing biotech ecosystem taking shape on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The small structural biology company determines 3-D structures of proteins for drug and biotech companies.
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Science | The Guardian
Giant Antarctic iceberg 'hanging by a thread', say scientists Split in the Larsen C ice shelf will release an iceberg a quarter of the size of Wales, changing the landscape of the Antarctic peninsula A giant section of an Antarctic ice shelf is hanging by a thread and could break off at any moment, researchers have revealed. The split in the Larsen C ice shelf of the Antarctic peninsula will release a huge iceberg 5,000 sq km in size – an area about a quart
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Research identifies methods to protect against online privacy attacksWhen Congress voted in March to reverse rules intended to protect Internet users' privacy, many people began looking for ways to keep their online activity private. One of the most popular and effective is Tor, a software system millions of people use to protect their anonymity online.
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Image: Eleventh SpaceX commercial resupply mission to space station set for launchThe SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, is seen shortly after being raised vertical at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Thursday, June 1, 2017. Liftoff is scheduled for 5:55 p.m EDT.
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Scientific American Content: Global
Could Cold Spot in the Sky Be a Bruise from a Collision with a Parallel Universe?Once thought to be a “supervoid” this anomalously cold region of the sky mystifies scientists, who continue to develop wild new explanations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Where ocean meets sky—new NASA radar gets a tryoutOcean currents and winds form an endless feedback loop: winds blow over the ocean's surface, creating currents there. At the same time, the hot or cold water in these currents influences the wind's speed.
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First-ever look at DNA opening reveals initial stage of reading the genetic codeScientists have watched a cell's genetic machinery in the first stages of 'reading' genes, giving a potential way to stop the process in bacteria.
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Half the world's poor are childrenNew Oxford University research on global poverty reveals the extent of the challenges facing the UN's new Sustainable Development Goals for the eradication of child poverty.
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TEDTalks (video)
3 songs that bring history to life | Rhiannon GiddensRhiannon Giddens pours the emotional weight of American history into her music. Listen as she performs two traditional folk ballads, "Waterboy" and "Up Above My Head," and one glorious original song, "Come Love Come," inspired by Civil War-era slave narratives.
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Dagens Medicin
Ledende overlæge hverver ledere på Youtube Der er behov for at uddanne yngre læger som ledere. Det mener ledende overlæge på akutafdelingen i Horsens, Ulf Hørlyk, som selv er autodidakt som leder. Budskabet er så vigtigt, at han under kampagnenavnet ’nej tak til autodidakt ledelse’ laver videoer på youtube.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
The heat is on for Sentinel-3BWhile the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite is in orbit delivering a wealth of information about our home planet, engineers are putting its twin, Sentinel-3B, through a series of vigorous tests before it is shipped to the launch site next year.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Scientists directly observe light-to-energy transfer in new solar cell materialsScientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are now able to capture the moment less than one trillionth of a second a particle of light hits a solar cell and becomes energy, and describe the physics of the charge carrier and atom movement for the first time.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
New model deepens understanding of the dynamics of quark-gluon plasmasQuark-gluon plasmas are among the most extensively researched subjects by physicists in recent times. Thanks to the largest particle accelerators in operation today, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe and the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) in the United States, it is now possible to reproduce a quark-gluon plasma in the laboratory. This state of matter is believed to have predominat
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Stormwater retention ponds may not protect surface waters from road salt contaminationIn winter, most municipalities rely on chemicals to melt ice and keep roadways and parking lots clear and safe for travelers. The most common chemical used, owing to its low cost and its effectiveness at low temperatures, is sodium chloride, commonly referred to as road salt.
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The Art of ScienceA printmaker takes on the greatest scientific questions of the 21st century -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Chemists investigate the biological function of patellamidesResearchers at Heidelberg University have gained new knowledge on the possible biological function of patellamides. In laboratory experiments, they were able to demonstrate that this natural product displays important catalytic activity in combination with copper(II). The team of scientists headed by chemist Prof. Dr Peter Comba developed a special method to determine whether this activity can als
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Plasmonics could bring sustainable society, desalination techThe emerging field of plasmonics could bring advances in chemical manufacturing, usher in new clean and sustainable technologies and desalination systems to avert a future global water crisis.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Steady-state density functional theoryNUS computational scientists have developed a new version of the density functional theory (DFT) to study nanoscale devices.
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Nano-sized silicon heater and thermometer combined to fight cancerRussian physicists from ITMO University have discovered that spherical silicon nanoparticles can be effectively heated and simultaneously emit light depending on their temperature. According to the scientists, these properties, coupled with good biocompatibility, have applications in photothermal therapy and nanosurgery. The researchers plan to control the heating of the silicon particles in the f
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Artificial transpiration for solar water purificationRecently, solar steam and vapor generation has attracted attention as a promising prospect in desalination, sterilization and chemical purification. Tremendous progress has been achieved in absorber designs and thermal management. However, in all the previous designs, because of the minimized optical loss and heat conduction loss, losses related to convection and conduction start to dominate. Ther
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Advances in Bayesian methods for big dataIn the Big Data era, many scientific and engineering domains are producing massive data streams, with petabyte and exabyte scales becoming increasingly common. Besides the explosive growth in volume, Big Data also has high velocity, high variety, and high uncertainty. These complex data streams require ever-increasing processing speeds, economical storage, and timely response for decision making i
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20 Years after Deep Blue: How AI Has Advanced Since Conquering ChessIBM AI expert Murray Campbell reflects on the machine’s long, bumpy road to victory over chess champ Garry Kasparov -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Science | The Guardian
Should ageing academics be forced to quit? | Jenny Rohn Oxford’s decision on compulsory retirement raises pressing questions about fairness – and what is best for academia as a whole Increasing diversity in academic science is a thorny issue that has exercised its practitioners for more than a generation. In the life sciences, for example, a pool of equal numbers of men and women at the undergraduate, PhD and even postdoctoral level soon becomes skewe
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Viden
Snapchat-briller rammer Europa: Kilde til bekymring om privatlivDe populære briller kan blive et festival-hit, men også en fare for dit hævekort.
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Ingeniøren
Justitsministeren åben for mere videoovervågning på gader og torve Det skal nu undersøges, om reglerne for videoovervågning i det offentlige rum i dag er for stramme. Retsudvalget vil give kommunerne friere rammer til at videoovervåge, som de finder nødvendigt. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/justitsminister-aaben-mere-videoovervaagning-1077236 Version2
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Trump-regeringen vil hacke og nedskyde mistænkelige dronerNyt lovforslag skal tillade amerikanske myndigheder at angribe mistænkelige civile droner med teknologier, som ’kan tolkes som værende i strid med bestemte love’.
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Gizmodo
Companies Think President Trump's Withdrawal From the Paris Accord Is Fucking Stupid President Donald Trump demonstrates for the cameras how little thought he gave to withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) President Donald Trump stood up in front of the world yesterday and withdrew the United States from the Paris Accord, a global agreement to combat climate change . The agreement had nearly universal support, but Trump
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Science : NPR
The Role Of Yoga In Healing Trauma So-called 'trauma-aware yoga' has mind and body benefits, says Georgetown research. (Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
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Dagens Medicin
Stor delegation fra Dagens Medicin på årets ASCO-kongres ASCO-kongressen er et af årets højdepunkter inden for kræftområdet – også for Dagens Medicins skandinaviske publikationer.
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Ny lov fusionerer Kora og SFIKora og SFI bliver 1. juli til Det Nationale Forsknings- og Analysecenter for Velfærd. Fire partier stemte imod loven, som fusionerer de to forskningscentre.
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NYT > Science
How to Raise a Feminist SonWe raise our girls to fight stereotypes and pursue their dreams, but we don’t do the same for our boys.
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Science | The Guardian
'I can stop and breathe': the people taking ketamine for depression It has a reputation as a party drug, but some patients say it has transformed their lives after no other treatments helped When depression takes hold of Helen it feels like she is drowning in a pool of water, unable to swim up to the world above. The 36-year-old former nurse has had mental health problems most of her life. No drugs, hospital stays or therapies have been able to help. Then one day
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Science : NPR
Why Recycling Options Lead People To Waste More People used more cups and paper when recycling was an option versus when they had to put them in the trash. Researchers say people's guilt for wasting is overridden by the good feelings for recycling.
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Dagens Medicin
Økonomiforhandlinger med regionerne skudt til hjørneTravlhed i finansministerens kalender er medvirkende til, at økonomiforhandlingerne med regionerne er sat på stand-by indtil efter Pinse.
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The Atlantic
The Myths About 1967 That Just Won't Die The Arab-Israeli war that took place in June of 1967 was undeniably a major watershed in modern Middle Eastern history and a fundamental inflection point in the Arab-Israeli conflict. In conquering the West Bank, Gaza, the Golan, and east Jerusalem, Israel created new and enduring realities that would frame the pursuit of peace and the waging of wars for the next half century. For Palestinians, t
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The Atlantic
Dissecting Duterte and Taxiing in Technicolor: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing Refugees in Their Own Country NPR “Hotel Kartli, as Salakaia’s current home is called—even though it hasn’t been a hotel for many decades—houses roughly 300 families uprooted by war more than two decades ago. In 1992, in the chaotic aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the western region of Abkhazia, a 3,000-square-mile chunk of land along the Black Sea, declared independence from Georg
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China vows to uphold climate pact after US pulloutBeijing vowed Friday to uphold the Paris climate accord after the United States withdrew from the pact, saying it was a "responsibility shouldered by China as a responsible major country".
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India's mobile internet use increases ninefoldMobile internet usage in India has increased ninefold in a single year, after the launch of a new operator sparked a telecoms price war, according to a new report.
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Ingeniøren
Ugens it-job: Projektleder i Justitsministeriet eller big data specialist i it-sikkerhedsfirma? På ugens liste jagter både Forsvaret, CSIS Security Group, Netcompany og Teknologisk Institut dygtige it-folk. Find det rette job for dig. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/ugens-it-job-projektleder-justitsministeriet-eller-big-data-specialist-it-sikkerhedsfirma Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder
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Ingeniøren
Chrome vil filtrere reklamer automatisk Et nyt filter i Google Chrome skal fjerne de mest irriterende reklamer, men tillade nogle, så både bruger og hjemmesideejer får noget ud af det. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/chrome-vil-filtrere-reklamer-automatisk-1077231 Version2
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Ingeniøren
Slidstærkt dansk græs spiller med i CL-finalen lørdagGræssorterne er gennemtestet med blandt andet en kunstig fodboldspiller. Og nu er det grønne tæppe klar på Storbritanniens mest skyggefulde stadion.
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Ingeniøren
Det vælter frem med nye elbilerBåde de etablerede bilproducenter og et hav af startups er på gaden med ca. 100 nye modeller inden for de kommende år.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Lyft's first diversity report shows it's mostly white and maleLyft's first diversity report, published Thursday, came with few surprises: The ride-hailing company's workforce - excluding its drivers, who are independent contractors and whose data was not tallied - is predominantly white and male.
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Review: Prepare for the crash: Synology box keeps your data safeSynology might not be a company you've heard much about. The technology firm makes network attached storage appliances that can make your computing life easier and safer.
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Dagens Medicin
Sundhedsministeriet ansætter ny pressechef Sundhedsminister Ellen Trane Nørby (V) og ældreminister Thyra Frank (LA) skal dele ny pressechef.
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Dagens Medicin
Forsker i brystkræft ny lærestolsprofessor ved Aarhus Universitet Signe Borgquist tiltræder som klinisk lærestolsprofessor i onkologi ved Aarhus Universitet pr. 1. november.
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EU, China grab spotlight in climate fight after US quits Paris dealDismayed EU and Chinese leaders meet Friday at a Brussels summit in a bid to fill a void in the global push to fight climate change left by the US pullout from the Paris pact.
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Chemical cocktail found in Barrier Reef turtlesHuman medicines and household substances have been discovered in the blood of green turtles in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, researchers said Friday, highlighting the impact of man-made matter on marine life.
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US cities and states defy Trump, embrace climate pactWhen President Donald Trump announced America's abandonment of the Paris climate deal Thursday, saying he was elected to represent "Pittsburgh, not Paris," several US cities and states responded with a defiant counter-declaration: We're staying in.
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Astronauts set to return after marathon ISS missionFrench astronaut Thomas Pesquet is due to return to Earth on Friday after a marathon 196-day trip that will fall just shy of a record space mission for a European.
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European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiatedTop European leaders pledged Thursday to keep fighting against global warming as President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord, but they rejected his suggestion that the deal could later be renegotiated.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Researcher's 'miracle material' discovery could end cracked smart devicesCurrently, most parts of a smart phone are made of silicon and other compounds, which are expensive and break easily, but with almost 1.5 billion smart phones purchased worldwide last year, manufacturers are on the lookout for something more durable and less costly.
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Identify and manage raspberry, blackberry pests with new industry referenceRaspberries and blackberries are favorites among consumers—but unfortunately also favorites for plant diseases, bugs, and other pests.
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Science | The Guardian
Ketamine could help thousands with severe depression, doctors say Psychiatrists hail benefits of ‘transformational’ drug, and call for more trials to explore its potential Thousands of people with severe depression could obtain urgent relief if experimental treatment using ketamine were made more widely available, medical experts say. The drug has been championed by doctors and psychiatrists as a potentially life-changing treatment for those with depression who
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Ingeniøren
Dansk gennembrud: Kunstig intelligens skaber kode direkte fra design-skitser Neural algoritme kan skabe brugerflade til apps ud fra et billede af designet. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/dansk-startup-skaber-brugerflader-med-kunstig-intelligens-1077168 Version2
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Queen's researcher's 'miracle material' discovery could end cracked smart devicesA Queen's University researcher has led an international team of scientists to the discovery of a new material, which could finally bring an end to the misery of cracked smartphone and tablet screens.
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Ingeniøren
Leder: Virkeligheden kalder offentlige it-bosser Ledelse
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Ars Technica
NES Classic will return (kind of) in updated Nintendo Switch online service Enlarge (credit: Nintendo of America) Nintendo's first foray into a paid online gaming service received two major shake-ups on Thursday: a delay and a content upgrade. A Nintendo announcement clarified that Nintendo Switch Online's original paid launch window of "fall 2017" has been bumped to a vague "2018" window. The service will cost as little as Nintendo had hinted to in February: $20 per yea
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New on MIT Technology Review
How a Wireless Sensor System in the Busiest City Intersections Can Save LivesVerizon has devised a system of cameras, sensors, and algorithms that can track the number of times cars fail to yield to bicyclists and pedestrians at a particular intersection.
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Ingeniøren
Hvorfor det kan være en fordel ikke at vide for meget Indsamling og bearbejdning af data giver ikke altid det bedste resultat, når det er mennesker, der træffer beslutninger. I flere situationer er lidt viden nok, mener anerkendt tysk psykolog og giver seks eksempler. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/hvorfor-kan-vaere-fordel-ikke-at-vide-meget-7694 Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder
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The Atlantic
World Leaders Disappointed With Trump After Climate-Change Announcement President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the first international treaty to combat climate change, has left many world leaders unhappy with the U.S. While the decision was all but confirmed Wednesday following insider reports from White House officials, foreign governments continued to hope the president would have a last-minute change of heart in response to
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WIRED
Bailing on the Paris Agreement Leaves No Cure for Climate Change Planet-changing carbon emissions have become a chronic condition. The post Bailing on the Paris Agreement Leaves No Cure for Climate Change appeared first on WIRED .
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More than 18,000 Genomic Records from Cancer Patients AvailableThe publicly available database found nearly a third of samples included mutations targeted by either approved drugs or therapies in clinical trials.
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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube
Who's Better At Baseball, Miguel Cabrera or Heavy D? Spoiler: Miguel Cabrera. #DieselBrothers | Mon Jun 19 at 9/8c The Diesel Brothers partner up with the MLB for a special summer event featuring builds for Miggy Cabrera and Carlos Peña. The all-star special premieres Mon Jun 19 at 9/8c on Discovery. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/diesel-brothers/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery More Diesel! http://www.dis
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New on MIT Technology Review
Trump Misused MIT Research in Reasons for Ditching Climate DealMIT scientist says his study showed the Paris climate agreement was a good first step, but more emissions cuts —not fewer — are needed.
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BBC News - Science & Environment
ViaSat-2: Satellite goliath goes into orbitViaSat-2 enters the record books as the most powerful commercial broadband spacecraft ever launched.
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Gizmodo
Tim Cook Sends Memo to Apple Staff Condemning Departure From Paris Agreement Photo: Getty Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and other tech leaders are speaking out against President Trump’s decision today to yank the US out of the Paris climate agreement in which 177 nations pledged to reduce their carbon emissions. Cook addressed employees in an internal email, while other CEOs made their comments on social media. Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and many other tech companies have str
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Scientific American Content: Global
Trump and the Tide of HistoryToday our government ceded moral, ethical, economic, and political leadership to other, more enlightened countries. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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NYT > Science
Fred A. Kummerow, an Early Opponent of Trans Fats, Dies at 102Artificial trans fats were ruled unsafe by the Food and Drug Administration partly in response to a lawsuit that Professor Kummerow filed against the agency.
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Paris climate deal: Macron pledges to 'make planet great again'Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from climate agreement is criticised by the French president.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Populist radical right a threat to core values of medicine and public healthThe populist radical right is a threat to core values of medicine and public health, even within a functioning democratic system, according to a commentary published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
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Big Think
Want The Right Answer Online? Don’t Ask Questions, Just Post It Wrong Known as Cunningham's Law, it is the assertion that "the best way to get a right answer on the internet is to post a wrong answer." It turns out our impulse to correct a wrong online may outweigh our desire to merely give answers. Read More
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Science | The Guardian
Trump’s Paris exit: climate science denial industry has just had its greatest victory Trump’s confirmed withdrawal from the United Nation’s Paris climate deal shows it’s time to get to grips with the climate science denial industry Moments before the US president, Donald Trump, strode into the Rose Garden, TV cameras pictured his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, shaking hands and looking generally pleased with himself. Bannon once called global warming a “ manufactured crisis ”. Co
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The Gestation Equation: Testing Babies' GenesJournalist Bonnie Rochman talks about her new Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux book The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids—and the Kids We... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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WIRED
Don’t Buy Into Putin’s Latest Misdirection on Election Hacking Vladimir Putin says "patriotic" Russian hackers may meddle in elections, but he's just creating more noise. The post Don't Buy Into Putin's Latest Misdirection on Election Hacking appeared first on WIRED .
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The part of rice we don't eat may be highly nutritiousRice bran, the outer covering of the rice grain, has high nutritional value and is a rich source of proteins, fats, minerals and micronutrients such as B vitamins, according to a study published in the open access journal Rice. Researchers at Colorado State University suggest that rice bran, which is removed from whole grain rice during processing and used as animal feed, could have benefits for h
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How scientists reacted to the US leaving the Paris climate agreement What the United States' departure from the historic pact means for efforts to fight global warming. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22098
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How to keep people with mental illness out of prison A new intervention reduces criminal convictions, jail time, and hospitalizations by roughly 50 percent among people with severe mental illness. This population is more than four times more likely to be arrested than other adults and accounts for nearly 20 percent of the US prison population. Once behind bars, they often wait months or longer to receive appropriate treatment. Different approaches
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Finally, A Bottle-Style Travel Bottle That Makes Sense Aladdin Fresco Bottle Stainless Steel | Tritan There are plenty of reasons people love glass soda bottles, not the least of which is ergonomics. It’s been a while since anything turned our heads in the portable drinking vessel space. We love the Ember temperature-regulating mug we checked out last year, but it’s far beyond most people’s price range. On the other end of the price spectrum, years l
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Trump's Most Drastic Statement Yet Climate change is the ultimate collective problem and the Paris Accord was the ultimate collective solution. Now the United States joins Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations who have refused to sign on to lower their emissions. Staff writer Uri Friedman argues Trump’s move pushes a dangerous, Darwinian world view that previously led to global war.
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The Atlantic Daily: Au Revoir, Paris What We’re Following Paris Disagreement: President Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord on climate change, making the U.S. one of only three countries in the world that have exempted themselves. (The others are Syria and Nicaragua.) This may pave the way for others to back out, or simply undercut America’s diplomatic leadership. The decision goes against not only the glo
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Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated NPR journalists have fact-checked and analyzed the president's announcement that the U.S. will pull out of the international accord, including Trump's comments on terrorism and the economy. (Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Climate accord rejection deals blow to US leadershipPresident Donald Trump's dramatic decision to pull out of the 195-nation Paris climate accord deals a dramatic blow to US world leadership and international cooperation.
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Lightning strike postpones SpaceX launch until SaturdayA lightning strike near Cape Canaveral forced SpaceX to delay until Saturday its first-ever cargo delivery to the astronauts living in orbit using a vessel that has already flown to space once before, NASA said Thursday.
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Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf is within days of completely crackingThe crack in Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf grew another 17 kilometers between May 25 and May 31, 2017 and is at risk of breaking off a massive iceberg.
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Workplace App Scrambles to Rescue Users Who Foolishly Used Its Service to Store Passwords Image: Jim Cook Although storing passwords in plaintext anywhere online is fundamentally the opposite of security, routine data breaches at some of the world’s biggest companies haven’t dissuaded some users from engaging in this obviously terrible practice. Case in point: As Vocativ reported on Thursday, the company behind Trello , the popular workplace app, was forced to implement privacy protec
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Trump Pulls Out of D’accord Today in 5 Lines President Trump said the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, adding that he’s open to renegotiating some of its terms. In a statement, former President Barack Obama condemned the decision , saying that he expects local governments and businesses to “do even more to lead the way” in mitigating climate change. Despite promising to move the U.S. embassy in
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Compression tights might not actually help tired muscles Health But you can still wear them if you want. Through a small study that employed 10 male runners, the researchers found that, though compression tights did significantly lower muscle vibrations, in the end, that…
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U.S. will withdraw from climate pact, Trump announcesPresident Trump announced June 1 that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
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He Might Be A Tough Crab Fisherman But Will Clark Catch A "Yes" From His Fiancée? #DeadliestCatch | Tuesdays at 9/8c After arriving home from a successful king crab season, greenhorn Clark Pederson asks Mandy Hansen if she'll marry him. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/deadliest-catch/ Get the latest on your favorite captains: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/deadliest-catch/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Ste
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Watch the Waters Rise in 'Holoscenes' Climate Art InstallationThe art installation "Holoscenes" uses a massive aquarium environment and a series of human occupants to depict humanity's uneasy relationship with rising sea levels in a warming world.
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Right to speak freely about engineering is subject of 1st Amendment lawsuit Mats Jarlstrom is in a First Amendment legal battle over the right to discuss traffic-light times in Oregon. An Oregon engineer who has been trying for years to convince state officials to elongate yellow traffic light times has a new cause: the First Amendment. Mats Jarlstrom, who has an engineering degree from Sweden, has performed a variety of research and has concluded that yellow lights shou
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Scientists Name Protein After Minions, America's Favorite Movie Characters GIF Image: Universal Orlando Resort/ YouTube Minions sit next to Guy Fieri atop my list of uncool things I’m not supposed to like that I’m actually an enormous fan of. A team of scientists must have heard my call: Science NEEDS more minions. Scientists at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation have discovered a tiny new protein they’re calling Minion, short for microprotein in
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Unhealthy vagina microbiome can make HIV drugs less effectiveA bacterial strain associated with a common vaginal infection can break down tenofovir, a powerful preventative HIV drug used in protective gels and PrEP
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Mars rover sees signs of microbe-friendly layers in ancient lakeCuriosity’s inspection of a Martian lakebed reveals multiple environments where microbes could have thrived more than 3 billion years ago
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Huge ice age methane blowout is ill omen for glacier retreatGlacier retreat at the end of the last ice age 12,000 years ago released huge bubbles of trapped methane, a potent global warming gas
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US climate decision leaves Europe incensed, dismayedEuropean leaders and green groups reacted with anger and dismay after President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the United States, the world's second biggest carbon emitter, was quitting the 2015 Paris Agreement.
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Turn an Old Monitor Into a Daily Status Board Image credit: Dafne Cholet/ Flickr My mirror doesn’t come to life and tell me about the rest of my day when I walk in bleary-eyed to the bathroom, as much as I wish it did. An always-on dashboard relaying to me my calendar appointments and the weather would both help me start my day with a better understanding of what I need to get done, and keep me from walking through the city in the rain. Fort
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Economics of Equality: A Proven Way to Win in Business: Have a Daughter, Hire WomenA naturally occurring experiment in the field of venture capital suggests there are financial advantages to having a diverse team.
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Elon Musk says quitting White House advisory panelsTesla founder Elon Musk on Thursday confirmed he would quit White House business panels in reaction to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
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Video shows invasive lionfish feasting on new Caribbean fish speciesThe showy lionfish, a predator with venomous spines that has invaded Caribbean coral reefs, has found a new market to exploit: the "twilight zone," an area of ocean that lies below traditional SCUBA diving depths, where little is known about the reefs or the species that inhabit them.
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Elon Musk Quits Donald Trump It seemed like an odd pairing from the start: Elon Musk, the brilliant South African immigrant who runs companies that build electric cars and lease solar panels to homeowners, and Donald Trump, the television-obsessed politician who repeatedly describes climate change as a hoax. Musk joined the president’s advisory councils a month after the election last year, along with a band of high-profile
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Microsoft Plans to Have a DNA-Based Computer by 2020 It’s durable, exponentially scalable, and it’ll last millennia, if not millions of years. Read More
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This Robotic Exosuit Could Turn You Into a Super Athlete Credit: The Wyss Institute at Harvard University Researchers from Wyss Institute and Harvard SEAS have developed a soft robotic exosuit that significantly boosts a person’s running performance. The device requires a tether and external power supply to work, but once it becomes portable, it could help athletes run faster and further than before, smashing their existing running records without havi
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'Death Cap' Mushrooms Sicken 14 in CaliforniaMore than a dozen people in Northern California recently became seriously ill from eating wild "death cap" mushrooms that they gathered themselves.
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Scientists release frogs wearing mini radio transmitters into Panamanian wildernessNinety Limosa harlequin frogs (Atelopus limosus) bred in human care are braving the elements of the wild after Smithsonian scientists sent them out into the Panamanian rainforest as part of their first-ever release trial in May. The study, led by the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project, aims to determine the factors that influence not only whether frogs survive the transition from hum
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A better dye job for roots—in plantsOnce we start coloring our hair, we may be surprised to learn that we begin to have a problem in common with plant biologists: finding the right dye for our roots. In the case of the biologists, just the right chemical is needed to measure exactly how plant roots grow. Now, a researcher at the Salk Institute has discovered a fluorescent dye that, paired with other imaging techniques, reveals root
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Locked movement in molecular motor and rotorFor a motor to power machinery, the local motion has to be translated into the ordered movement of other parts of the system. Organic chemists have now produced a light driven rotary motor in which the rotary movement is locked to that of a secondary naphthalene rotor.
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'Instantly rechargeable' battery could change the future of electric and hybrid automobilesNew technology could provide an 'instantly rechargeable' method that is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly for recharging electric and hybrid vehicle batteries through a quick and easy process similar to refueling a car at a gas station.
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Seeing light-to-energy transfer in new solar cell materialsScientists are now able to capture the moment less than one trillionth of a second a particle of light hits a solar cell and becomes energy, and describe the physics of the charge carrier and atom movement for the first time.
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Where to look for new treatments for alcoholism? The matrixA new study may pave the way for treating alcohol addiction by reducing motivation to drink, rather than by altering the effects of alcohol itself. The study reports a new mechanism behind alcohol seeking behavior.
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Mars Incorporated Criticizes Trump's Decision To Leave Paris Climate Accord NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Andy Pharoah, vice president for corporate affairs at Mars Incorporated, about why the company is such an avid backer of the Paris Climate Agreement.
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Citizen Scientists Comb Images To Find An 'Overexcited Planet' In a crowdsourced search for celestial objects, four volunteers helped scientists identify a brown dwarf by studying images taken over the years by a NASA satellite. (Image credit: Chuck Carter and Gregg Hallinan/Caltech/NASA)
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Zika Grabs Neural Stem Cell Protein to Cause DamageThe new findings, obtained from cell culture experiments, could explain the link between infection with the virus during pregnancy and infant microcephaly.
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Logitech Circle review: This smart security camera can go wireless Gadgets Battery power allows this camera to move around, but it performs best in its base. Logitech's versatile home connected security camera is extremely easy to setup, but falls a bit flat in performance.
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Weather scrubs first SpaceX attempt to re-fly a Dragon [Updated] Enlarge / The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, is seen shortly after being raised vertical at Launch Complex 39A. (credit: NASA) 4:30pm update : Bad weather prevailed. Due to lightning in the vicinity of Kennedy Space Center, which is not permitted within 30 minutes of liftoff, SpaceX scrubbed Thursday's launch attempt. The next launch attempt will come at 5:07pm ET on
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Netflix Has Cancelled Sense8 After Only Two Seasons Netflix After a mere two seasons of streaming on Netflix, the Wachowskis’ Sense8 has been cancelled , according to Netflix VP of original content Cindy Holland. “After 23 episodes, 16 cities and 13 countries, the story of the Sense8 cluster is coming to an end,” Holland said in a statement. “It is everything we and the fans dreamed it would be: bold, emotional, stunning, kick ass, and outright un
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Putin: “Patriotic” Russian hackers may have interfered in US election Enlarge / Russian President Vladmir Putin in Saint Petersburg today for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, acknowledged today that Russian hackers may have interfered in the US election. (credit: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images ) Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin acknowledged today that “patriotically minded” Russian hackers may have been responsible for the breach of the net
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Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are studying how music and rhythm activities could help children who struggle with grammar and language development. (Image credit: Andrea Hsu/NPR)
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How to avoid bringing bed bugs home from vacation DIY Protect yourself with these four tips. Even the finest hotels can have bed bugs. These four tips will help you prevent the pests from hitching a ride back to your home.
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New model deepens understanding of the dynamics of quark-gluon plasmasStudy offers new theoretical approaches to explain and predict high-energy nuclear collisions experiments; Computer simulations performed enabled the researchers to make predictions to test, validate or correct the model.
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Exiting Paris, Trump Cedes Global Leadership on Climate ChangeSurprising no one, the president announced that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Accord.
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Taking antidepressants during pregnancy not associated with neonatal problems at 2-4 weeksBabies exposed to an antidepressant or a mood disorder during fetal life did not have any more signs of irritability, difficulty feeding, sleep disturbances and respiratory problems two to four weeks after birth than babies who were not exposed. Instead, the major factor associated with newborn problems was preterm birth.
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Vibrating, cold device enables quick IV insertion while reducing kids' pain in emergency roomA vibrating device, used with a cold pack, relieves a child’s pain while emergency department caregivers insert an intravenous catheter, equally as well as the currently used anesthetic, topical lidocaine. The device can be used quickly, unlike lidocaine, which requires 30 minutes to fully take effect.
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Montana Town Exemplifies Coal Country's Uncertain Future The Trump administration has declared an end to the "war on coal," but Colstrip, Mont., is still feeling besieged. The town is a good example of how complicated the future is for coal country.
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U.S. Intelligence Warns Against Security Implications Of Leaving Paris Accord U.S. intelligence experts warn that climate change can produce political instability, as crop failures, drought and rising sea levels prompt population shifts.
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President Trump Decides To Remove U.S. From Paris Climate Accord President Trump announced his decision on Thursday for the U.S. to leave the Paris climate accord. The decision is likely to have environmental and international implications.
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California State Senator Doubles Down On Efforts To Fight Climate Change NPR's Robert Siegel talks with California's Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon about his reactions to Trump's decision on the Paris climate accord. The Democrat has worked on legislation that would insulate California from federal environmental rollbacks.
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China Steps Forward As Unlikely Leader In Fight Against Climate Change NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Robert Daly of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson Center about China's new commitment to green energy and fighting climate change.
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President Trump Decides To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Agreement President Trump announced Thursday the U.S. will leave the Paris agreement. The decision is likely to have a big impact on both the climate and environmental policy around the world.
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Meet the most nimble-fingered robot ever builtRoboticists at UC Berkeley have a built a robot that can pick up and move unfamiliar, real-world objects with a 99 percent success rate. See the robot in action.
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Cracking The Code That Lets The Brain ID Any Face, Fast People and other primates have an amazing ability to instantly recognize faces. Scientists at Caltech found that we do that by having 205 specialized brain cells divvy up the task. (Image credit: Courtesy of Doris Tsao/Cell Press)
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How the Galapagos cormorant forgot how to fly Animals This bird is grounded, but still seaworthy. The Galapagos cormorant is the only species of cormorant that can't fly. Read on.
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The Un-Recusal of Devin Nunes It was less than two months ago that Representative Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, temporarily recused himself from leading the panel’s Russia investigation amid allegations that he disclosed classified information in what his Democratic critics called an attempt to substantiate President Trump’s false claim that his predecessor ordered wiretaps on Trump Tower. On Wedn
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Trump Didn't Move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem—but He Still Might President Trump’s campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem—coupled with his reiterating this promise as a sitting president—means the administration could be forced into a will-he-or-won’t-he pattern every six months, instead of being able to quietly punt like his predecessors. On Thursday, the White House announced that Trump had signed the waiver which must be signed eve
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Elon Musk Quits Donald Trump Photo: Getty Mere minutes after Donald Trump finished his batshit bonkers speech about exiting the Paris Climate Accord, White House advisory council member Elon Musk did what many have urged him to do for months: he quit. Which poses the question: Why did Elon Musk join Donald Trump’s presidential councils in the first place? Late last year, Musk drew widespread criticism after he met with the t
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Tesla Fires Female Engineer Who Alleged Sexual Harassment and Wage Discrimination Photo: Getty Tesla fired a female engineer this week, just months after she publicly raised concerns about sexual harassment and wage discrimination at the company. AJ Vandermeyden sued Tesla last year and went public with her allegations in a February interview with the Guardian , but continued working at Tesla until her firing this week. In February, Vandermeyden said that she stayed on at Tesl
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Stony corals more resistant to climate change than thoughtStony corals may be more resilient to ocean acidification than once thought, according to a Rutgers University study that shows they rely on proteins to help create their rock-hard skeletons.
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Common class of chemicals cause cancer by breaking down DNA repair mechanismsA common class of chemicals found everywhere from car exhausts, smoke, building materials and furniture to cosmetics and shampoos could increase cancer risk because of their ability to break down the repair mechanisms that prevent faults in our genes, according to a new study.
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New insights into how the Zika virus causes microcephalyScientists have uncovered why Zika virus may specifically target neural stem cells in the developing brain, potentially leading to microcephaly.
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What's powering your devices?Americans, regardless of whether they're Democrats or Republicans, want to power their homes with renewable energy, according to a new study.
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Sour taste cells detect waterSour-sensing taste cells also help us detect, or taste, water, new research shows.
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Gene finding to eradicate severe blistering disorder of the skin found in dogsResearchers have identified a novel gene defect that causes a hereditary blistering disorder of the skin, epidermolysis bullosa, in dogs. Epidermolysis bullosa, found in the Central Asian Shepherd dog breed, occurs also in humans due to an identical gene found in both canines and humans.
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You Don’t Have to Major in Computer Science to Do It as a CareerMajoring in math, nuclear engineering, or even geology can lead to a well-paying software job.
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YouTube Video Sparks Debate About Relabeling Vintage Cartridges A YouTube video about relabeling cartridge games opens up a whole can of worms on the ethics of how to restore old, worn-down video games. The 8-bit Guy, a hobbyist retro game collector, released a video yesterday detailing his methods for restoring and relabeling old cartridges he’s bought. Being a hobbyist, he documents his experiments with different methods of printing and adhesives. Specifica
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WikiLeaks says CIA’s “Pandemic” turns servers into infectious Patient Zero Enlarge / One of the pages published Thursday in WikiLeaks' latest Vault 7 release. (credit: WikiLeaks) WikiLeaks just published details of a purported CIA operation that turns Windows file servers into covert attack machines that surreptitiously infect computers of interest inside a targeted network. "Pandemic," as the implant is codenamed, turns file servers into a secret carrier of whatever ma
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Rover findings indicate stratified lake on ancient MarsA long-lasting lake on ancient Mars provided stable environmental conditions that differed significantly from one part of the lake to another, according to a comprehensive look at findings from the first three-and-a-half years of NASA's Curiosity rover mission.
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Puberty hormones trigger changes in youthful learningA study of mice reveals, for the first time, how puberty hormones might impede some aspects of flexible youthful learning.
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Neuroscientists rewire brain of one species to have connectivity of anotherScientists have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
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Breaking Newton's LawIn the quantum world, our intuition for moving objects is strongly challenged and may sometimes even completely fail. Experimental physicists have now found a quantum particle which shows an intriguing oscillatory back-and-forth motion in a one-dimensional atomic gas.
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Even Without Paris, Business Will Leave Trump Behind on Climate Change The United States has retreated from the global Paris Agreement. But companies from Facebook to WalMart are already invested in climate action. The post Even Without Paris, Business Will Leave Trump Behind on Climate Change appeared first on WIRED .
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Trump pulls US out of Paris climate agreement Withdrawal from global pact may take four years — which could give the winner of the 2020 presidential race the final word. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22096
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Secret Algorithms Threaten the Rule of LawSending people to jail because of the inexplicable, unchallengeable judgments of a secret computer program undermines our legal system.
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Grab Some Of Your Favorite ExOfficio Underwear While They're On Sale ExOfficio underwear is not only one of your favorite underwear , they’re also a Bestseller . While they have their own 25% off sale on their site, right now on Amazon, a bunch of the top-selling styles (in select colors and sizes) are marked down even further , some as low as $13. So, click through Amazon and if you can’t find the size/color you want, head over to ExOfficio’s site. They also have
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Gut microbiota plays a key role in treatment with classic diabetes medicationA clearer picture of how the classic diabetes medication metformin works has emerged. A recent study indicates that the clinical effect -- control of blood glucose -- is achieved through modulation of the gut microbiota.
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How to attack Africa's neonatal mortality problemGiving birth at home is the most significant risk factor for neonatal deaths in major sections of Africa -- a continent that continues to be plagued by the highest neonatal mortality rates in the world -- indicates a new study.
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Immunology: How ancestry shapes our immune cellsA genetic variant that is particularly prevalent in people of African ancestry confers protection against malaria. Researchers have now shown how it modulates the properties of white blood cells that play a major role in immune defenses and inflammation.
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Exposure to specific toxins and nutrients during late pregnancy and early life correlate with autism riskA new study uses a unique source -- baby teeth -- to reveal that both the timing and amount of exposure can affect diagnosis.
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When Mosques Refuse to Bury Muslim Terrorists More than a week has passed since 22-year-old Salman Abedi detonated an explosive outside a concert at the Manchester Arena, killing himself and 22 concert-goers and injuring dozens of others. Still, Abedi’s remains have reportedly not been buried. This carries particular significance for a Muslim like Abedi: Islamic law requires that burials take place as soon as possible after death. The Manche
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Did Donald Trump Just Make the Planet Hotter? The politics of climate change requires constantly comparing the very small and the very massive. On the one hand, the carbon-dioxide molecule: three atoms, bound together by electromagnetism, that in sufficient quantities can reflect heat energy back to its source. On the other, the whole planet, our island in the sky, Earth : a medium-sized rock orbiting a medium-sized star, veiled in a thin la
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The Climate Deniers Have Won Image: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein At President Trumps’ behest, the US is joining Syria and Nicaragua in abdicating from the Paris Agreement, a coalition of 147 nations to combat climate change by reducing carbon emissions. While Trump faced heavy international pressure to remain within the agreement, from the Pope during his trip to the Vatican, China’s President Xi and European leaders during th
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Trump Pulls Out of Paris Climate Deal: 5 Likely EffectsWithdrawing from the Paris deal could put at least 1.4 extra gigatons of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere each year by 2025.
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Trump Pulls US Out of Global Climate Change PactPresident Donald Trump is pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, a worldwide accord that was developed to curb rising global temperatures and limit climate change in the coming years.
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A Theory of Reality as More Than the Sum of Its Parts In his 1890 opus, The Principles of Psychology , William James invoked Romeo and Juliet to illustrate what makes conscious beings so different from the particles that make them up. “Romeo wants Juliet as the filings want the magnet; and if no obstacles intervene he moves towards her by as straight a line as they,” James wrote. “But Romeo and Juliet, if a wall be built between them, do not remain
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Uncovering why playing a musical instrument can protect brain healthA recent Baycrest study uncovered a crucial piece into why playing a musical instrument can help older adults retain their listening skills and ward off age-related cognitive declines.
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Beyond broke bones, CTs also detect frailty and predict survivalUsing computed tomography (CT) to evaluate muscle health may help identify optimal treatments for older patients who fall and break their hips, a new study led by radiologists from UC Davis and Wake Forest Baptist medical centers has found.
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Ripples in Space-Time! Gravitational-Wave Observatory Detects 3rd Black Hole MergerIt's not a fluke: For the third time, the LIGO gravitational wave observatory has detected ripples in space-time caused when two black holes circle each other at mind-bending speeds and collide.
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A better dye job for roots -- in plantsResearchers discover chemical dye that reveals how a critical plant hormone helps root growth.
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Ethnicity and breastfeeding influence infant gut bacteriaThis study looked at the microbial population in the gastrointestinal tract of infants at a formative stage of life when metabolic set points are being established. The study analyzed the stool samples from 173 white Caucasian and 182 South Asian one-year-olds recruited from two birth cohort studies.
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A New Study Suggests A Lack of Sleep Makes Your Brain Eat Itself New study suggests chronic sleep-deprivation causes overactivity in the brain’s self-cleaning mechanism, leading to there destruction of healthy cells. Read More
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Seacoast roads under new threat from rising sea levelSome roads, as far as two miles from the shore, are facing a new hazard that currently cannot be seen by drivers -- rising groundwater caused by increasing ocean water levels.
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Common acne medication offers new treatment for multiple sclerosisA research team has published important research which will benefit individuals who are in the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS). Their study results show that a common acne medication, minocycline, can help prevent MS symptoms from developing into full-blown MS in patients who are in the early stages of the disease.
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HIV status may affect the progression of HPV infection to cervical pre-cancerHuman papillomavirus (HPV) infection was more likely to develop into cervical pre-cancer in women living with human immunodeficiency virus, a study of Senegalese women has shown.
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Health care process a roadblock for adolescents with autism and their caregiversAs more children with autism enter adulthood, improved communication between providers, adolescents and caregivers is needed to help those with autism make adult health care decisions, suggests a new report.
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Stormwater retention ponds may not protect surface waters from road salt contaminationRouting runoff contaminated with road salts to stormwater ponds actually resulted in plumes of highly contaminated groundwater moving from the ponds to streams, report scientists.
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In multiple sclerosis, problems reading social cues may be tied to brain changesFor people with multiple sclerosis (MS), an impaired ability to understand how others feel and think may be linked to subtle brain changes, according to a study.
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Scientists identify 100 memory genes, open new avenues of brain studyScientists have identified more than 100 genes linked to memory, opening new avenues of research to better understand memory processing in the human brain.
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How Education-Funding Formulas Target Poor Kids Districts serving many low-income children in New Jersey receive nearly $5,000 more per pupil from the state government than districts with a fewer poor students. If that same district was located in Montana, it would only receive an extra $18 per student from the state. Despite the fact that the majority of states have education funding formulas meant to target low-income students, the effective
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Here's How to Watch President Trump Make An Ass of Himself By Pulling Out of the Climate Agreement (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Donald Trump is set to announce his intention to pull out of the Paris Accord this afternoon, a global climate agreement that virtually every country in the world has signed up for. The move is seen as flatly idiotic by anyone with a modicum of common sense and desire to see humans flourish on planet Earth . You can watch the press conference on YouTube an
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Trump stands with climate change deniers, withdraws from Paris Agreement Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Thinkstock / Whitehouse) After months of delays and rumors of a divided White House, President Trump announced today his intent to withdraw from the international Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, abdicating leadership on climate change. Despite the public pronouncement, the US cannot simply quit Paris and go home. Per the terms of the agreement, the US
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Sears says that some Kmart stores targets of security breachSears Holdings Corp. says some of its Kmart stores were targeted by hackers, leading to unauthorized activity on some of its customers' credit cards.
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SpaceX to launch first 'recycled' cargo shipSpaceX on Thursday will attempt its first-ever cargo delivery to the astronauts living in orbit using a vessel that has already flown to space once before, the California-based company said.
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Researchers find chromosome cooperation is long-distance endeavorMultiple genomic elements work cooperatively and over long distances in order to ensure the proper functioning of chromosomes, a team of scientists has found. Its research offers new insights into the complexity of gene regulation.
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Do Men And Women Think Differently? Do Men And Women Think Differently? The answer is yes, but not as much as you might think. Do Men And Women Think Differently? Video of Do Men And Women Think Differently? Human Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 14:45 Alistair Jennings, Contributor (Inside Science) -- Society does not treat men and women equally. And yes, we are physically different, but do we think any differently? Well, the answer is ye
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Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord President Trump followed through on his campaign trail vow to exit the historic international agreement. But he said the U.S. would begin negotiations to possibly re-enter the pact or a similar deal. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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New consensus document for appropriate use of drug testing in clinical addiction medicineA new Consensus Document from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) provides practical, evidence-based recommendations on the use of drug testing for identification, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of patients with or at risk for substance use disorders (SUDs). The document appears in the May/June issue of the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of ASAM. The journa
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How the Nazis invented nerve agents like sarin (video)Nerve agents are arguably the most brutal chemical weapons. These infamous compounds, which include sarin gas and VX, originated in Nazi Germany when a chemist was trying to develop a more effective insecticide. Marrying the element phosphorus with cyanide derivatives resulted in a poison so deadly it was named 'Tabun,' derived from the German word for 'taboo.' Learn more about the history of nerv
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Video shows invasive lionfish feasting on new Caribbean fish speciesResearchers from the University of Washington and Smithsonian Institution have reported the first observed case of lionfish preying upon a fish species that had not yet been named. Their results, published May 25 in PLOS ONE, may indicate an uncertain future for other fish found in the largely unexplored deep-ocean coral reefs.
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When preventing HIV, bacteria in the vagina matterVaginal bacteria affect how well microbicide gels used to prevent HIV work.
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Study shows U.S. consumers want to know when their power is coming from renewable sourcesDo Americans want to use more renewable energy?
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Rover findings indicate stratified lake on ancient MarsA long-lasting lake on ancient Mars provided stable environmental conditions that differed significantly from one part of the lake to another, according to a comprehensive look at findings from the first three-and-a-half years of NASA's Curiosity rover mission. While previous work had revealed the presence of a lake more than three billion years ago in Mars' Gale Crater, this study defines the lak
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Paris climate deal: Trump pulls US out of 2015 accordThe move drew criticism, with Germany, France and Italy immediately rejecting any renegotiation.
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Could going to religious services boost your health? People who attend worship services at a church, mosque, or synagogue live longer, are less stressed, and have better overall physical health than people who do not, new research indicates. “Sometimes in health science we tend to look at those things that are always negative and say, ‘Don’t do this. Don’t do that,'” says Marino Bruce, a social and behavioral scientist and associate director of the
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How a Galápagos Bird Lost the Ability to FlyScientists have identified the genes that led to the Galápagos cormorant becoming Earth-bound
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Muon magnet's moment has arrivedOn May 31, the 50-foot-wide superconducting electromagnet at the center of the Muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab saw its first beam of muon particles from Fermilab's accelerators, kicking off a three-year effort to measure just what happens to those particles when placed in a stunningly precise magnetic field. The answer could rewrite scientists' picture of the universe and how it works.
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Saving Lives and Money: The Potential of Solar to Replace CoalBy swapping solar photovoltaics for coal, the US could prevent 51,999 premature deaths a year, potentially making as much as $2.5 million for each life saved. A team has calculated US deaths per kilowatt hour per year for coal related to air pollution-related diseases associated with burning coal.
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Closing in on the secret of possible new enzymesChemists have investigated the biological function of patellamides. Patellamides were first isolated in 1981 from the ascidian Lissoclinum patella. Today, scientists know that they are produced by its symbiont, the blue-green algae Prochloron. In earlier laboratory experiments, the researchers already proved that patellamides bind two copper(II) ions to form a complex that functions, among others,
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Social laughter releases endorphins in the brainResearchers have revealed how laughter releases endorphins in the human brain. The more opioid receptors the participants had in their brain, the more they laughed during the experiment.
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Specific neurons distinguish between reality and imaginationNew research shows that neurons in the part of the brain found to be abnormal in psychosis are also important in helping people distinguish between reality and imagination.
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Short, high-intensity exercise sessions improve insulin production in type 2 diabetesShort, functional-movement and resistance training workouts, called functional high-intensity training (F-HIT), may improve beta-cell function in adults with type 2 diabetes, new research shows. Beta cells in the pancreas produce, store and secrete insulin, which allows your body to use sugar for energy. The small study is the first one of its kind to analyze beta-cell function in F-HIT or resista
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Kids in high-achieving schools: Addiction down the road?They have what most would want -- affluent upwardly mobile parents, living in comfortable homes in the suburbs, going to an elite high school and being groomed for the nation's best colleges. But these 'privileged' American high schoolers can be at high risk for problematic substance abuse across early adulthood, according to new research.
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SpaceX to Fly a Recycled Spacecraft for the First Time Tonight Image: SpaceX SpaceX is gearing up to get its proverbial ass to Mars. For the first time tonight, the aerospace company will launch an already-used Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station (ISS), carrying 6,000 lbs (2,721 kilograms) of supplies and science experiments. The spacecraft will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and naturally, NASA T
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Why antibiotics failUCSB biologists correct a flaw in the way bacterial susceptibility to these drugs is tested.
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'Instantly rechargeable' battery could change the future of electric and hybrid automobilesA technology developed by Purdue researchers could provide an 'instantly rechargeable' method that is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly for recharging electric and hybrid vehicle batteries through a quick and easy process similar to refueling a car at a gas station.
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What's powering your devices?Americans, regardless of whether they're Democrats or Republicans, want to power their homes with renewable energy, according to a new study by Washington State University sociologists.
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Georgia State neuroscientists rewire brain of 1 species to have connectivity of anotherScientists at Georgia State University have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
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China’s Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent to Protect a Precious Commodity: DataMany aspects of the country’s sweeping new regulation seem to have been left unclear on purpose.
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Watching Lightning Strike a Building in Super Slow Motion Is Freaky as Hell GIF For the first time ever, scientists have captured high-speed footage of lightning striking a building. It’s dramatic as hell, but the video could also change the way lightning rods are used to protect buildings. The unprecedented video—captured by physicist Marcelo Saba and his team from Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research—shows branches of lightning hurtling down from the sky. But
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Methane exploded from Arctic sea-floor as Ice Age ended Huge ocean-floor craters were caused by the expulsion of pressurized greenhouse gas thousands of years ago. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22095
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Mars was probably habitable for longer than we thought Space It was warm and wet right around the time life got its start on Earth. Mars might have been habitable between 3.8 and 3.1 billion years ago—right around the time that life got started on Earth. Read on.
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Multiple Deaths in Philippine Casino Attack Here’s what we know: —Philippines police chief Roland Dela Rosa said there was no evidence of terrorism following reports of gunfire and explosions at the Resorts World Manila hotel near the Manila international airport. —He said the gunman, who reportedly killed himself, may have been trying to rob the casino. ISIS had previously appeared to claim responsibility. —Local police have reported that
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Desperate Migrants Risk Everything in Deadly Mediterranean Crossings Getty Images photographer Chris McGrath recently spent about two weeks with crew members aboard the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) Phoenix vessel as they patrolled the Mediterranean between Italy and Libya. During several missions, the crew rescued hundreds of migrants, some from capsized vessels—and recovered dozens of bodies from the sea. The United Nations estimates that more than 65,000
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Puberty hormones trigger changes in youthful learningA University of California, Berkeley, study of mice reveals, for the first time, how puberty hormones might impede some aspects of flexible youthful learning.
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Rover findings indicate stratified lake on ancient MarsA long-lasting lake on ancient Mars provided stable environmental conditions that differed significantly from one part of the lake to another, according to a comprehensive look at findings from the first three-and-a-half years of NASA's Curiosity rover mission.
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Researchers find chromosome cooperation is long-distance endeavorMultiple genomic elements work cooperatively and over long distances in order to ensure the proper functioning of chromosomes, a team of scientists has found.
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Yale chemists forge a new path in the search for antibioticsYale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics. The discovery comes at a time when more types of bacteria are becoming resistant to existing antibiotics, increasing the occurrence of lethal infections. The ability to create new antibiotics would have significant ramifications for medical treatment and public health, sa
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Perseverance pays off in fight against deadly Lassa virusThis story starts with a young graduate student in San Diego and leads all the way to Sierra Leone, to a unique hospital where Lassa fever victims arrive by the thousands every year.
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New insights into how the Zika virus causes microcephalyScientists have uncovered why Zika virus may specifically target neural stem cells in the developing brain, potentially leading to microcephaly.
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Unexpected mechanism behind chronic nerve painIt has long been assumed that chronic nerve pain is caused by hypersensitivity in the neurons that transmit pain. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now show that another kind of neuron that normally allows us to feel pleasant touch sensation can switch function and instead signal pain after nerve damage. The results, which are presented in the journal Science, can eventually lead to m
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Five years before brain cancer diagnosis, changes detectable in bloodChanges in immune activity appear to signal a growing brain tumor five years before symptoms arise, new research has found.
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Sensing the nanoscale with visible light, and the fundamentals of disordered wavesA new experiment appearing in Science shows that features that are even 100 times smaller than the wavelength can still be sensed by light.
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Entangle, swap, purify, repeat: Enhancing connections between distant nodesScientists have developed a protocol that enhances quantum entanglement, confirming its effectiveness across a distance of two meters.
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Certain vaginal bacteria render HIV microbicide less effectiveCertain types of vaginal bacteria rapidly degrade a medication used to prevent HIV, a study of South African women reveals.
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Is the debate over coral skeletal development finally over?A long-running debate over how coral skeletons are formed may be closer to resolution, as a new study reports that these structures form by a biologically controlled process, not one driven by chemical processes.
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Why the Galapagos cormorant lost its ability to flyA new study points to a number of genes that may underlie the loss of flight in the Galapagos cormorant. Intriguingly, the genes are analogous to those associated with some bone disorders in humans.
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Locked movement in molecular motor and rotorFor a motor to power machinery, the local motion has to be translated into the ordered movement of other parts of the system. University of Groningen organic chemists led by professor Ben Feringa are the first to achieve this in a molecular motor. They have produced a light driven rotary motor in which the rotary movement is locked to that of a secondary naphthalene rotor. The results will be publ
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How the Galapagos cormorant lost its ability to flyUCLA scientists discovered that changes to the genes that shortened the Galapagos cormorant's wings are the same genes that go awry in a group of human bone disorders characterized by stunted arms and legs. The findings shed light on the genetic mechanisms underlying the evolution of limb size and could eventually lead to new treatments for people with skeletal ciliopathies.
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Stony corals more resistant to climate change than thought, Rutgers study findsStony corals may be more resilient to ocean acidification than once thought, according to a Rutgers University study that shows they rely on proteins to help create their rock-hard skeletons.
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Breaking Newton's LawIn the quantum world, our intuition for moving objects is strongly challenged and may sometimes even completely fail. Experimental physicists of the University of Innsbruck in collaboration with theorists from Munich, Paris and Cambridge have found a quantum particle which shows an intriguing oscillatory back-and-forth motion in a one-dimensional atomic gas.
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Massive craters formed by methane blow-outs from the Arctic sea floorA new study in Science shows that hundreds of massive, kilometer-wide craters on the ocean floor in the Arctic were formed by substantial methane expulsions.
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Tuberculosis bacterium may undermine immune regulation to drive disease progressionThe bacterium that causes tuberculosis -- Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) -- may disrupt human immune system regulation processes to promote destruction of lung tissue, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens.
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Dealmaster: Get a Lenovo IdeaCentre mini gaming PC with Core i7 CPU for just $699 Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains , we're back with a bunch of new deals and steals. Of note is a small gaming PC with a lot of power: today, you can get a Lenovo IdeaCentre mini gaming PC with a quad-core Core i7 processor, 4GB AMD RX 460 GPU, and a 2TB hard drive for just $699. It measures just 15.5 x 10 x 12.5 inches, making it a gaming PC that packs a punch without
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Huge Underwater Eruptions Blasted Craters into Arctic SeafloorThe Barents Sea near Svalbard is dotted with seafloor craters created about 11,600 years ago by methane hydrate eruptions.
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How Learning to Read Rewrites the BrainA new study finds that adults' brains are still very flexible and adaptable for the learning of new skills.
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New research reveals earliest directly dated rock paintings from southern AfricaScientists have pioneered a technique to directly date prehistoric rock paintings in southern Africa, which reveal dates much older than previously thought.
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Auditory perception: Where microseconds matterTo localize sounds, particularly low-frequency sounds, mammals must perceive minimal differences in the timing of signal reception between the two ears. Researchers now describe a unique feature of the neurons responsible for this task.
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Phagocytes in the brain: Good or bad?The role of microglial cells in neurodegenerative disease is not fully understood. But new research results suggest that stimulation of this arm of the immune system might well delay the onset of such disorders.
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Researchers untangle mystery of tiny bird's trans-Pacific flightZoologists have documented the first record of a House Swift in the Americas — and begun to unravel the mystery of how the tiny bird got from its south-east Asia breeding grounds to Ladner, BC.
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How to combat the dark Facebook ads aiming to swing UK votersTargeted advertising is casting a cloud over the UK election, but it wouldn’t be hard to bring this shadowy area into the light, if politicians were willing
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Extinct species of Galapagos giant tortoise may be resurrectedThe Floreana Island giant tortoise was wiped out in the 19th century, but close relatives found on other islands might be key to bringing it back
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The Best Business Reads of May Every month, the editors of The Atlantic’ s Business Channel put together a collection of the most interesting pieces of journalism about money and economics from around the web. This month’s picks include a look at how tax policy helps produce inequality, a story about the struggle to keep family farms running, an investigation into the economic toll of service disruptions on public transit, and
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How an Icon of Evolution Lost Its Flight In 1835, the Galapagos Islands shaped the thoughts of a young British naturalist named Charles Darwin, and helped inspire his world-shaking theory of evolution. For that reason, the islands have become something of a Mecca for biologists, who travel there to see the same odd creatures that enthused Darwin. “I like seeing wildlife in general, but some of these creatures have become iconic in evolu
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Hundreds of Huge Craters Discovered in the Arctic Ocean When Karin Andreassen set out for the Barents Sea, she knew she would find a lot of methane. The cold, shallow body of water just north of Norway meets Russia is home to oil and gas fields, and methane—the main component of natural gas—naturally seeps out of the seafloor here. Andreassen, a marine geologist at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, also knew from surveys in the 90s that she’d find
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Watch SpaceX Relaunch a Commercial Cargo Capsule for the First Time No other private company has ever sent the same cargo capsule into space twice. The post Watch SpaceX Relaunch a Commercial Cargo Capsule for the First Time appeared first on WIRED .
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Ahead of Trump Decision, China Says It Will Stick to Paris Climate DealA U.S. withdrawal would give China the opportunity to become the world’s climate leader -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Searching for Life at the Bottom of the ArcticCreatures living among the hydrothermal vents burbling under the Arctic Ocean's ice layer have been historically difficult to study, but an underwater vehicle, the Nereid Under Ice, can get close to... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Is Missile Defense Our Best Defense? How does the US's missile defense system work? And will it work when lives are at stake? (Image credit: GENE BLEVINS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Telehealth reduces wait time, improves care for children with autism living in remote areasKristin Sohl, director of ECHO Autism, says that the expanding ECHO Autism will help families and children with autism around the world, especially those living in remote areas.
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Why was a teenager with bone cancer buried on Witch Hill in Panama?Likely the first bone tumor from an ancient skeleton in Central America is reported by Smithsonian archaeologists and colleagues. The starburst-shaped tumor is in the upper right arm of the skeleton of an adolescent buried in about 1300 AD in a trash heap at a site in western Panama called Cerro Brujo or Witch Hill. The reason for what appears to be a ritual burial in this abandoned pre-Colombian
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Brains encode faces piece by pieceCells in monkey brains build up faces by coding for different characteristics.
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Switch’s first “chat headset” is a mess, and that’s Nintendo’s fault Hori Consider this your regularly scheduled reminder that Nintendo doesn't know what the heck it's doing with online multiplayer games. Today's story comes from Hori, a longtime gaming peripheral maker best known for its "fighting stick" controllers. The company unveiled the world's first Nintendo Switch-compatible headset on Thursday morning, and it's a weird one. Wait, this headset needs a dong
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Trilobites: In Coral Skeletons, Microscopic Portraits of Resilience?A study suggests that coral may be more robust in the face of human-driven ocean acidification than commonly thought.
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Why was a teenager with bone cancer buried on Witch Hill in Panama?A new report by Smithsonian archaeologists and colleagues in the International Journal of Paleopathology identifies a bone tumor in the upper right arm of an adolescent who was buried in about 1300 AD in a trash heap at a site in western Panama called Cerro Brujo or Witch Hill. The reason for what appears to be a ritual burial in this abandoned pre-Colombian settlement is unknown.
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Germany finds emission-cheating gear on 24,000 Audis in Europe (Update)German authorities have found emissions-cheating devices on 24,000 Audi vehicles in Europe, including some 14,000 cars in Germany, transport minister Alexander Dobrindt said Thursday.
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Locked movement in molecular motor and rotorFor a motor to power machinery, the local motion has to be translated into the ordered movement of other parts of the system. University of Groningen organic chemists led by professor Ben Feringa are the first to achieve this in a molecular motor. They have produced a light driven rotary motor in which the rotary movement is locked to that of a secondary naphthalene rotor. The results will be publ
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How the Galapagos cormorant lost its ability to flyThe flightless cormorant is one of a diverse array of animals that live on the Galapagos Islands, which piqued Charles Darwin's scientific curiosity in the 1830s. He hypothesized that altered evolutionary pressures may have contributed to the loss of the ability to fly in birds like the Galapagos cormorant.
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Breaking Newton's Law: Intriguing oscillatory back-and-forth motion of a quantum particleA ripe apple falling from a tree has inspired Sir Isaac Newton to formulate a theory that describes the motion of objects subject to a force. Newton's equations of motion tell us that a moving body keeps on moving on a straight line unless any disturbing force may change its path. The impact of Newton's laws is ubiquitous in our everyday experience, ranging from a skydiver falling in the earth's g
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Stony corals more resistant to climate change than thought, study findsStony corals may be more resilient to ocean acidification than once thought, according to a Rutgers University study that shows they rely on proteins to help create their rock-hard skeletons.
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Massive craters formed by methane blow-outs from the Arctic sea floorA new study in Science shows that hundreds of massive, kilometer-wide craters on the ocean floor in the Arctic were formed by substantial methane expulsions.
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Sensing the nanoscale with visible light, and the fundamentals of disordered wavesA new experiment appearing in Science shows that features that are even 100 times smaller than the wavelength can still be sensed by light.
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Chemists forge a new path in the search for antibioticsYale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics.
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Science Says: Weather forecasts improve, under the radarMake fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better.
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Zinc's negative effects on mineral digestibility can be mitigated, study showsResearchers at the University of Illinois have shown that a common strategy for reducing postweaning diarrhea in pigs may have negative effects on calcium and phosphorus digestibility, and are suggesting management practices to counteract the effects.
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Flying metal detectors? Navy tests new unmanned mine-detection systemDuring a recent technology demonstration at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Dr. Rosemarie Oelrich and Dr. Cory Stephanson unveiled a new way to detect buried and submerged mines.
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Life-size ceramic heads dating back 2,400 years have been discovered in the ancient town of Porphyreon, located in modern-day Jiyeh, Lebanon.
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Archaeologists digging up a gothic graveyard in Portugal discovered an ovarian tumor that had started sprouting teeth.
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If robots take over humans' jobs, people will lose their incomes—and governments won't have incomes to tax. The post Who Will Pay for the Future if Not the Robots? appeared first on WIRED .
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Obsessive distiller Bryan Davis invented a contraption for aging booze—fast. His goal: to create highly engineered spirits unlike any you've tasted before. The post One Man's Quest to Make 20-Year-Old Rum in Just Six Days appeared first on WIRED .
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**The Death of Manuel Noriega—and U.S Intervention in Latin America**
Old soldiers do die, it turns out, but there’s something incongruous about watching ruthless, formerly swashbuckling military dictators end their lives quietly as frail old men in hospital beds. It happened to Augusto Pinochet, the Chilean strongman, who returned home and died under house arrest in 2006, at 91. Fidel Castro slowly faded from view, becoming even less coherent, before dying at home
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**Corals in peril at a popular Hawaiian tourist destination due to global climate change**
Researchers from the Coral Reef Ecology Lab at the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology documented the third global bleaching event as it occurred from 2014 to 2016 at the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve (HBNP) on the island of O'ahu, Hawai'i. Their findings, published in the international journal PeerJ, show that temperature is by far the most influential factor in coral bleaching at this well-managed
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**Detailed view of a molecular toxin transporter**
Transport proteins in the cells of our body protect us from particular toxins. Researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Basel have now determined the high-resolution three-dimensional structure of a major human transport protein. In the long term, this could help to develop new medications.
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The idea that a pill could make us more ethical is tantalizing, but very likely wrong -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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**New technology concept enables elderly people to live at home safely**
What to do if you fall in your home? Many elderly people ask themselves these and similar questions; they want security without having to give up their own four walls. A new technology concept, developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in Kaiserslautern, Germany, now makes this possible – while also ensuring privacy. A communication tool integrates nursing ca
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**New scaling law predicts how wheels drive over sand**
When engineers design a new aircraft, they carry out much of the initial testing not on full-sized jets but on model planes that have been scaled down to fit inside a wind tunnel. In this more manageable setting, they can study the flow of air around an aircraft under all manner of experimental conditions.
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**Discovery of how amyloids bind metal ions sheds light on protein function**
Amyloids are clumps of protein fragments that stick together to form stringy fibrils such as the plaques seen in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. Many of these proteins bind to metals such as zinc, but the structure of these metal-bound proteins has been difficult to study. The importance of these metals to the activity of amyloids thus remains an open question, which is all the more perplexing
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**Phenotypic plasticity of gecko calls reveals the complex communication of lizards**
It has now been shown for the first time that non-avian reptiles are able to adjust their calls in relation to environmental noise as is known for the complex vocal communication systems of birds and mammals. In Tokays, night active geckos of South East Asia, researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen found an increase in the duration of brief call notes in the presence o
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**Why you can hear and see meteors at the same time**
People can see and hear meteors simultaneously because of radio waves produced by the descending space rocks.
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**Data from the LHC converted to piano music**
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**Why killing coyotes doesn't make livestock safer**
Few Americans probably know that their tax dollars paid to kill 76,859 coyotes in 2016. The responsible agency was Wildlife Services (WS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Its mission is to "resolve wildlife conflicts to allow people and wildlife to coexist." This broad mandate includes everything from reducing bird strikes at airports to curbing the spread of rabies.
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**Why It's So Hard to Keep a Secret**
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**Ceramic membranes dissolve tiny organic molecules with a molar mass of 200 Dalton**
Water is vital – therefore, waste water has to be cleaned as efficiently as possible. Ceramic membranes make this possible. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS in Hermsdorf, Germany were able to significantly reduce the separation limits of these membranes and to reliably filter off dissolved organic molecules with a molar mass of only 200 Dalton. Ev
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En læser undrer sig over, hvordan man kan svejse under vand. Vi har bedt Nordic Marine Service og Nord Stream AG svare på spørgsmålet, da begge selskaber har foretaget masser af undervandssvejsninger.
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Antipirat-advokaters krav om udlevering af persondata fra teleselskaber er mere end fordoblet siden sidste år. Det kaldes »mafialignende metoder« af telebranchens organisation. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/efter-kaempe-stigning-persondata-udlevering-teleselskaber-slaar-haelene-overfor-domstole Version2
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**New audio codec enables unprecedented voice call quality**
Smartphones can do almost everything you want, but their poor voice quality is still a vexing issue. Fraunhofer researchers have helped develop a new codec to banish this problem. Their solution raises voice quality to an unprecedented level – making it sound as natural as if the person you're calling is standing right next to you. That's because, for the first time, the entire audible frequency s
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**Holographic measurement technology at production speed**
Fault tolerance in automobile production is increasingly diminishing. Until recently, this presented suppliers with a problem: There were no sufficient methods for detecting micro defects during production. Visual inspection was the solution of choice, but this is not suitable for in-line measurements in the production process. By developing digital holography to become suitable for production, re
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**Five questions about open science answered**
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A chess-playing robot stole the show as Asia's largest tech fair kicked off in Taiwan Tuesday with artificial intelligence centre stage.
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Taxi drivers across Spain's are striking to protest the increase in cars run by private companies offering cheaper, mobile ride-hailing services.
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A few weeks after the 2016 election, Newt Gingrich appeared at the Heritage Foundation to deliver what had been billed as a speech on the “Principles of Trumpism.” Tellingly, he spent most of his time instead talking about the brilliance of Trump the Man—his epic debate performances, his social media cunning, his utter domination of every opponent that provokes him. “Donald Trump is the grizzly b
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As in previous years , I’m binge-reviewing the latest season of Netflix’s House of Cards , the TV show that helped popularize the idea of “binge watching” when it premiered in 2013. Don’t read farther than you’ve watched. Episode 1 (Chapter 53) Season Five of House of Cards brings a new team of showrunners and a new real-life president for Frank Underwood to be compared to. It also, for a moment,
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Transportministeriets beregnede økonomiske gevinst ved at satse på biltrafik frem for togtrafik møder kritik fra SF og Enhedslisten, efter at eksperter har peget på væsentlige huller i beregningen. Venstre har bedt ministeriet om en forklaring.
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Sundhedsplatformen skulle have leveret en besparelse på it-driften, men besparelsen er i 2018 afløst af en fire gange så stor ekstraudgift. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/region-h-sunsetting-it-infrastruktur-spiser-forventet-besparelse-med-sundhedsplatformen-mere Version2
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**Svenskere forbinder bygninger med jævnstrøm og udnytter overskudsenergi fra solceller**
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Satspuljemidler bliver sendt ud til 11 kommuner, der skal lave projekter rettet mod forebyggende sundhedstilbud til kronisk syge.
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Taking a fresh look at evidence from satellite data, and using the latest theories from complexity science, researchers at the University of Bristol have provided new evidence to show that the Amazon rainforest is not as fragile as previously thought. The research is published today in Nature Communications.
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OIST researchers discovered a target to single out immune system cells responsible for autoimmune diseases such as arthritis or irritable bowel syndrome.
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**Casual gamers who want an affordable desktop now have an option from Dell**
Enlarge (credit: Dell) Most companies that make gaming PCs and laptops are trying to snag the attentions of new "casual" gamers. These customers either can't afford to spend thousands of dollars on a high-end gaming device—or they don't want to. However, they still want a machine that can handle their regular bouts of gaming. Dell's current answer for these customers has been its Inspiron 15 gami
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Marty Mozzo gets a gorgeous show each night when the sun sets over wetlands near his property on the bay side of a barrier island.
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Enlarge / Back in February, Intel said only "greater than 15 percent" boost from 7th generation (Kaby Lake) to 8th generation (Coffee Lake) on its incrementally improved 14nm process. Now the company is saying "30 percent" improvement. (credit: Intel ) While Intel's big news today is the announcement of its 18 core, 36 thread, high-end desktop X-series processors , the company has revealed one de
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China will implement a controversial cybersecurity law Thursday despite concerns from foreign firms worried about its impact on their ability to do business in the world's second largest economy.
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A Russian man who faces charges in the United States of hacking computers at American companies is facing an extradition hearing at a Prague prison.
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Some people just love pointing out mistakes and errors made by others. Why? What do they get from it? Pedants are literally everywhere. Although, there’s still space for oxygen and rabbits and scented candles. Announcing themselves with a catchphrase that could be from a Richard Curtis film about rustic water sources and being charmingly upper-class and awkward (Well, actually…), pedants can freq
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**New Evidence for Chondroitin**
Several previous studies showed chondroitin was ineffective for knee osteoarthritis, but a new study says it is as effective as celecoxib. There are reasons to be skeptical.
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Earth-i promises daily, fast-turn-around pictures and colour video of the planet's surface.
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**Intel unveils X-series platform: Up to 18 cores and 36 threads, from $242 to $2,000**
Intel AMD announced its new high-end desktop (HEDT) platform, the 16-core 32-thread ThreadRipper a couple of weeks ago. At Computex in Taipei, it is Intel's turn to update its HEDT platform, and it is one-upping AMD in the process. The Intel platform, consisting of the new X299 chipset and new X-series processors, will go all the way up to 18 cores and 36 threads. The HEDT segment is aimed at gam
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**Styrelse på vej med afgørelse om glukosemålere**
Ankestyrelsens længe ventede afgørelse om glukosemålere er på trapperne. Samtidig diskuterer Folketinget sin håndtering af spørgsmålet.
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**Aurora Australis: Colourful show hits Australia and New Zealand**
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**Prognoserne for Femern-trafikken drejer rundt, rundt, rundt - rundt, rundt, rundt**
Kritiker kalder det ét stort cirkus, når prognoserne for trafikken i Femern-tunnelen bliver sendt frem og tilbage mellem statens projektselskab og de samme konsulentfirmaer i en sløjfe af kvalitetssikring.
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**Posh Roman London teen's skeleton to return to her final resting place**
Bones of young woman buried with her greatest treasures will be part of collection housed at new Museum of London site The skeleton of a young Roman Londoner will soon return to within 100 yards of the site where she was buried more than 1,700 years ago – with her greatest treasure, a stack of seven bronze bangles – heaped up on her breast. She was the most unusual of a group of Roman bodies exca
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**Kunstig intelligens kan erstatte statistikere til business-analyse**
Masser af regnekraft giver nemmere forretningsanalyse, hvor kunstig intelligens kan finjustere modellen. Det kan give virksomhederne hurtigere adgang til resultater og bud på den fremtidige udvikling. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/sas-institute-lad-kunstig-intelligens-erstatter-statistikere-business-analyse-1075786 Version2
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**Lawn mower injuries send 13 children to the emergency department every day**
A recent study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine shows that, while there has been a decrease in the number of children injured by lawn mowers over the last few decades, this cause of serious injury continues to be a concern.
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As the US Senate takes up the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA), a large study provides evidence that eliminating the individual mandate could jeopardize health care coverage for young adults.
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A new special section of Child Development shows how particularly diverse the use of mobile technology is among children and adolescents, and points to great complexity in the effects of that usage.
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**Semantic Search Based On Domain Ontology Using Apache Spark and Jena**
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Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman in the awesome movie of the same name. All Images: Warner Bros. Every superhero origin story has the moment: The music swells, time slows, and the hero finally emerges on screen in their full costume, ready to kick ass. Wonder Woman has this scene as well, and it might just be the best one we’ve ever seen—not only because it’s so badass, but because it’s been so, so over
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Science | The Guardian
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**Climate change could make cities 8C hotter – scientists**
Combination of carbon emissions and ‘urban heat island’ effect of concrete and asphalt gives rise to worst-case scenario by end of 21st century Under a dual onslaught of global warming and localised urban heating, some of the world’s cities may be as much as 8C (14.4F) warmer by 2100, researchers have warned. Such a temperature spike would have dire consequences for the health of city-dwellers, r
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**Familieejet milliardsucces fra Udkantsdanmark satser på unge ingeniører og robotter**
De lineære aktuatorer til hospitalssenge, hæve-sænke-borde osv. er blevet en økonomisk succes for Linak. Den familieejede virksomhed holder fast i de danske arbejdspladser med udbredt automatisering og drøner 21 pladser op ad Ingeniørens Profil-liste. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/familieejet-milliardsucces-udkantsdanmark-satser-pa-unge-ingeniorer-robotter-8026 Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobf
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Science : NPR
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**How A Theory Of Crime And Policing Was Born, And Went Terribly Wrong**
Decades ago, researchers introduced a new theory of policing. It's called "broken windows" and is seen by many as a cure-all for crime. But the idea is often used in ways its creators never intended. (Image credit: Image Source/Getty Images )
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**A Look at Major Drug-Pricing Proposals**
Bills seeking to rein in the cost of prescription drugs include proposals to speed approval of generic drugs and allow the importing of cheaper drugs.
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**Bangalore water woes: India's Silicon Valley dries up**
Drought, excessive construction and a water cartel are all adding to Bangalore's woes.
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**New biomarkers predict accelerated diabetic eye disease**
Young onset type 2 diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing diabetic retinopathy at an earlier stage and at a greater frequency, according to researchers.
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**Floating fields for fine fabrication**
A new magnetic system could precisely control the movement of levitating objects for many manufacturing applications.
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**Taking control back from the cloud**
A user-controlled file security scheme makes it possible to instantly revoke access to files hosted on Internet cloud servers.
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**Novel treatment for improving leather recovery performance**
A cross-linkable spring-like polymer finishing agent inserted into calfskin leather for high elastic recovery performance.
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A possible genetic mechanism underlying the evolution of birds has been discovered by scientists. Studies of dinosaur fossils that show bird-like traits, such as feathers, light bones, air sacs and three-digit forelimbs, clarified evolutionary kinship of birds and dinosaurs. However, identifying genomic DNA changes during this evolutionary transition has remained a challenge.
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**A Brand New Cut of Spider-Man 3 Mysteriously Appeared Online—and Then Vanished—This Weekend**
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Are aesthetic judgments about mates invariably tied to traits we see as adaptive and worth passing on? Or, does beauty just ‘happen’?
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**Take a Number: Car Accidents Remain a Top Child Killer, and Belts a Reliable Savior**
An analysis published in The Journal of Pediatrics considers figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatal Analysis Reporting System.
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An extreme cold front brought the worst spring wind to Moscow since 1998, when gusts killed nine people in a similar burst of natural fury.
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The McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica may be Earth’s closest equivalent to a Martian landscape.
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Stepping up to biologic therapy when methotrexate monotherapy fails offers minimal incremental benefit over using a combination of drugs known as triple therapy, yet incurs large costs for treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Results of a comprehensive cost-effectiveness analysis suggest that patients who have RA and no contraindications to triple therapy should use it prior to a biologic as the ne
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Gizmodo
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**Security Firm Discovers Link Between WannaCry Ransomware and Southern China**
Image: Gizmodo We may never know who the perpetrators of the WannaCry ransomware attack really were. We do know that they utilized an exploit that was part of the NSA’s toolkit . We know that the exploit was leaked by a group called The Shadow Brokers. We know the US government is pointing to North Korea. And new research from security firm Flashpoint indicates that there’s a connection to Southe
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When rocks get hot, they do what people do: shed a few layers.
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House and Senate lawmakers are hoping to push legislation to replace recently repealed Obama-era internet privacy regulations, a move by the Federal Communications Commission that has led to a tide of consumer complaints.
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A court order requiring the Los Angeles Zoo to exercise its elephants on soft ground and barring the use of electric shock was overturned Thursday by the California Supreme Court.
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A small study of football players found their verbal abilities declined over an eight-year period, compared with those of team coaches and executives.
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Wall Street's exclusive "$1,000 Stock Club" could soon be welcoming two new members.
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**Fractionating DNA—from hours to minutes**
Researchers of the University of Twente in The Netherlands developed a glass microchip for ultrafast separation and purification of DNA fragments. The chip, moreover, is easy to produce and cheap. The UT scientists published their results in Microsystems and Nano Engineering, a Nature publication.
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Image: Marvel/ Ryan Penagos The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s penchant for relentlessly teasing future films has already taught moviegoing audiences to keep their butts in their theater seats until the very end of the credits. Now, it’s also going to teach theme park attendees to keep an eye out for clues to their next ginormous queue-generator . While fans desperate to ride the new Guardians of th
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Study finds 95% of patients who had heart attack but not heart failure saw no benefit, suggesting drugs are overprescribed Many patients given beta blockers after a heart attack may not benefit from being on the drugs, suggesting they may be being overprescribed, researchers have said. UK medical guidelines recommend all people who have had a heart attack should be put on beta blockers, medicines
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**In the eye of the beholder: Computational artist uses computer programming to produce moving images**
A computational artist uses computer programming to produce moving artistic images.
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**Harnessing energy from glass walls**
Semi-transparent perovskite solar cells have been developed that could be great candidates for solar windows, say researchers.
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A mobile biofeedback device has been developed for footstrike pattern modification for injury prevention and rehabilitation in runners.
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**Graphene and quantum dots put in motion a CMOS-integrated camera that can see the invisible**
The first graphene-based camera has now been developed. It is capable of imaging visible and infrared light at the same time. The camera will be useful for many applications such as night vision, food inspection, fire control, vision under extreme weather conditions, among others.
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The Atlantic
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**Trump: Oregon Stabbing Victims Stood Up Against 'Hate and Intolerance'**
President Trump on Monday offered his condolences in a tweet for the victims of a stabbing in Portland, Oregon, who were killed by a man screaming anti-Muslim insults at two women, one of whom wore a hijab. The tweet came from Trump’s @POTUS account three days after the attack, and said the “victims were standing up to hate and intolerance” and condemned the stabbings as “unacceptable.” Two men d
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**Camera on NASA's Lunar Orbiter survived 2014 meteoroid hit**
Images from LRO show a brief violent movement of one of the Narrow Angle Cameras on NASA's Lunar Orbiter in October of 2014.
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**Some heart attack patients may not benefit from beta blockers**
New research challenges established medical practice that all heart attack patients should be on beta blockers.
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**Toward an hiv cure: Team develops test to detect hidden virus**
The quest to develop a cure for HIV has long been plagued by a seemingly simple question: how do doctors determine if someone is cured? The virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at levels undetectable. Now scientists have created a test sensitive enough to detect 'hidden' HIV, and yet is faster, less labor-intensive and less expensive than the current 'gold standard' test.
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Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows.
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**Remembrance of things past: Bacterial memory of gut inflammation**
A team of scientists has designed a powerful bacterial sensor with a stable gene circuit in a colonizing bacterial strain that can record gut inflammation for six months in mice. This study offers a solution to previous challenges associated with living diagnostics and may bring them closer to use in human patients.
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**A new spin on electronics: Study discovers a 'miracle material' for field of spintronics**
A new class of 'miracle materials' has been discovered by a team of researchers who say that these organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites could be a game changer for future spintronic devices.
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**Historical rainfall levels are significant in carbon emissions from soil**
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have discovered that soil microbes from historically wetter sites are more sensitive to moisture and emit significantly more carbon than microbes from historically drier regions. The findings, reported today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, point the way toward more accurate climate modeling and improve scientists' understan
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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections for years to come.
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Intellectuals defend the value of being intellectuals. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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It has taken 60 years for bacteria to become resistant to vancomycin; modified drug now works in three ways, making it harder for bugs to develop resistance An antibiotic has been modified to make it more potent against bacteria, in an advance which researchers hope will help fight the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections. The medicine, vancomycin, has been prescribed by doctors for 60 years
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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections for years to come. The researchers, led by Dale Boger, co-chair of TSRI's Department of Chemistry, discovered a way to structurally modify vancomycin to make an already-powerful version of the anti
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**Historical rainfall levels are significant in carbon emissions from soil**
Scientists have known that microbes living in the ground can play a major role in producing atmospheric carbon that can accelerate climate change, but now researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that soil microbes from historically wetter sites are more sensitive to moisture and emit significantly more carbon than microbes from historically drier regions. The findings, r
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**Rice Was First Grown At Least 9,400 Years Ago**
Around 10,000 years ago, as the Pleistocene gave way to our current geological epoch, a group of hunter-gathers near China’s Yangtze River began changing their way of life. They started to grow rice. Remarkably, archaeologists have now unearthed bits of this rice at a site called Shangshan. The grains, of course, were eaten long ago and the plant stalks have long been rotten, but one tiny part of
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**Shit Is Starting to Get Real Goddamn Magical on American Gods**
Shadow Moon has been working with a mysterious con man who’s more than he seems. He might have made snow fall from the sky just by thinking about it. Now, the worst thing yet: a god who can get him arrested like it’s no big deal. American Gods is dropping that Shadow is cosmically important in some way he doesn’t understand yet. “Lemon Scented You” starts off by going further back in the American
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**Squeezing every drop of fresh water from waste brine**
A new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions has now been developed by researchers. The system will alleviate water shortages in arid regions and reduce concerns surrounding high salinity brine disposal, such as hydraulic fracturing waste.
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**Sådan læser forskerne dine tanker**
I DR dokumentaren "Vold på Hjernen" kommer vi takket være MR-scanneren tættere på, hvad der sker i hjernen, når mennesker bliver voldelige.
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**Some heart attack patients may not benefit from beta blockers**
New research challenges established medical practice that all heart attack patients should be on beta blockers.
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**Stopping drug abuse can reverse related heart damage**
Quitting methamphetamine use can reverse the damage the drug causes to the heart and improve heart function in abusers when combined with appropriate medical treatment, potentially preventing future drug-related cases of heart failure or other worse outcomes, according to a study published today in JACC: Heart Failure.
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**Hotspots show that vegetation alters climate by up to 30 percent**
A new study that analyzes global satellite observations shows that vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30 percent. The researchers used a new approach and found feedbacks between the atmosphere and vegetation can be strong, explaining up to 30 percent of variability in precipitation and surface radiation.
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**Vision keeps maturing until mid-life**
The visual cortex, the human brain's vision-processing center that was previously thought to mature and stabilize in the first few years of life, actually continues to develop until sometime in the late 30s or early 40s, a neuroscientist has found.
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**Visual brain predicts future events based on past experience: For a long time, researchers thought of the visual cortex as a brain area that determines what you perceive based on information coming from the eyes. Neuroscientists now show that the area is also involved in predicting future events.**
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**These are the online communities we will never forget**
Enlarge / Tron 2 may not have been the best movie, but it sure made the Internet look pretty. (credit: Disney) There's nothing like the feeling of finding a group of true friends, or a gang of like-minded people who share your interests and annoyances. If you love technology as much as we do at Ars , that feeling probably hit you at some point when you were online. Today the Ars staff is celebrat
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**Seeing life in fast-forward: Visual brain predicts future events based on past experience**
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**Connecting the dots between dreams and brain disease**
Scientists have unveiled a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson's Disease. The work reveals REM-active neurons are responsible for turning on and off dreaming. Dysfunction in these cells, called REM sleep behavior disorder is associated in up to 80 percent of the cases with neurodegenerative disorders later in life.
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**Urban emissions could be cut by seventy per cent**
A researcher has developed a mathematical model that determines the optimal conditions for sustainable urban distribution. The model can reduce logistical pressure in cities and make goods transport more sustainable. In some cases, it may be possible to reduce emissions in cities by seventy per cent.
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**Increasing the age limit for Lynch syndrome genetic testing may save lives**
Raising the age limit for routine genetic testing in colorectal cancer could identify more cases of families affected by Lynch syndrome, a condition that accounts for around 5 percent of all colon cancers.
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**Is Alkaline Water Just a Way of Making Expensive Pee?**
GIF Image: ElizaC3 /Flick/Ryan F. Mandelbaum Nutrition is a battlefield where everyone seems to have an opinion. Some of those opinions are science-based, and others are veiled quackery with little evidence to back them up. It can be frustrating if you’re simply trying to stay healthy. Do you spend three dollars on the expensive water bottle or just drink it from the tap? Is the science behind a
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**Injustice 2 Is Surprisingly at Its Best When It Forgets It's an Injustice Sequel**
Image: Still via Youtube The first Injustice game— and the fantastic tie-in comic that accompanied it —told a story that pitted Batman and Superman against each other in a battle between heroism and villainy, and how good people can be driven to do horrible things. Injustice 2 isn’t really about that, and that’s both interesting and at times disappointing. Unlike the first game, Gods Among Us , I
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**Monument celebrates an unlikely hero: the anonymous peer reviewer**
HSE University unveils 1.5 tonne die stamped with phrases including “Major Changes” and “Reject” to highlight importance to research of peer review Huge, concrete and with ominous phrases including “Major Changes” and “Reject” stamped on its six sides, a new monument in Moscow celebrates an unlikely hero: the anonymous peer reviewer. Unveiled at the Institute of Education, HSE University on Frida
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**Dramatic shift in gut microbes and their metabolites seen after weight loss surgery**
Obesity is linked with the composition of microbes in the human gut. In new research, bacterial composition in the gut, as well as accompanying metabolites are shown to undergo a profound and permanent shift, with microbial diversity significantly increasing following gastric bypass surgery.
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**Vision keeps maturing until mid-life**
The visual cortex, the human brain's vision-processing centre that was previously thought to mature and stabilize in the first few years of life, actually continues to develop until sometime in the late 30s or early 40s, a McMaster neuroscientist and her colleagues have found.
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**How the visual cortex changes from birth to old age**
A study of post-mortem brain tissue reveals the human primary visual cortex (V1) develops gradually throughout life. The research, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, may help to explain why the structure of this part of the brain matures in the first years after birth while vision continues to change throughout the lifespan.
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**High-fat diet alters reward system in rats**
Exposure to high-fat diet from childhood may increase the sensitivity of the dopamine system later in adulthood, according to a study in male rats published in eNeuro.
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**Connecting the dots between dreams and brain disease**
Dr. John Peever from University of Toronto has unveiled a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson's Disease. His work reveals REM-active neurons are responsible for turning on and off dreaming. Dysfunction in these cells, called REM sleep behavior disorder is associated in up to 80 percent of the cases with neurodegenerative disorders later in life. Peeve
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**Secret Air Sacs Made This Dinosaur Extra Light**
A new find has paleontologists considering how the biggest dinosaurs coped with living large -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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**Self-destroyed redox-sensitive stomatocyte nanomotor delivers and releases drugs for cells**
Autonomous targeting and release of drugs at their site of action are desired features of nanomedical systems. Now, a team of Dutch scientists has designed a nanomotor that has these functions: An antitumor drug encapsulated in self-propelled, self-assembled stomatocytes is carried across the cellular membrane and released inside the cell upon a chemical redox signal that disassembles the vesicle
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**Mystery of the Flickering Red Lights in the White House Grips the Internet**
GIF GIF source: Fox 35 Internet-fueled conspiracy theories have plagued US politics over the last year and made voters on both sides of the aisle appear to be reactionary maniacs. But conspiracy theories can also be fun. And the entirely benign saga of red lights flashing in the windows of the second-floor residence of the White House is about as fun as these things get. A livestream of the White
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**Separating DNA: From hours to minutes**
Researchers have developed a glass microchip for ultrafast separation and purification of DNA fragments. The chip, moreover, is easy to produce and cheap.
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**Copper hydroxide nanoparticles provide protection against toxic oxygen radicals in cigarette smoke**
Chemists have developed a technique that reduces the toxic effects of commercially available cigarettes. In spite of the fact that the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that some 6 million people die every year as a consequence of tobacco consumption, the number of smokers around the world is on the rise.
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**World No Smoking Day: Increasing the price of tobacco by 5% reduces consumption by 3.5%**
In a 30-year-old study into pricing policy and tobacco consumption, it was found that increasing prices by only 1% reduces consumption by 0.5%. The results have now been published to mark World No Smoking Day on 31 May. Today a 1% increase in the price of tobacco reduces consumption by as much as 0.69%.
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**Searching for Missing Airmen Using Science**
Searching for Missing Airmen Using Science Scientists use oceanography technology to find the wrecks of World War II aircraft. B-25-Underwater.jpg One of two B-25 bombers recently documented off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Image credits: Eric Terrill, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/Project Recover Culture Monday, May 29, 2017 - 12:45 Joel Shurkin, Contributor (Inside Science) -- Some 70,0
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**How self-regulation can help young people overcome setbacks**
Researchers have analyzed whether self-regulation would be a good predictor of resilience. This study shows that helping these young people to bounce back from adversities by acquiring self-regulation skills such as setting goals and adjusting their path after a misstep, equips them better to do well in school and in life.
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**Engines fire without smoke**
By observing the soot particles formed in a simple flame, researchers have developed a computational model capable of simulating soot production inside the latest gasoline automobile engines1.
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**Seeing life in fast-forward: Visual brain predicts future events based on past experience**
For a long time, researchers thought of the visual cortex as a brain area that determines what you perceive based on information coming from the eyes. Neuroscientists now show that the area is also involved in the prediction of future events.
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**Gray matter density increases during adolescence, study finds: Study reveals new methods of characterizing differences between youth and adult, male and female brains**
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**Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia's Sulawesi island**
A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia's central Sulawesi province Monday evening. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties, and no tsunami warning.
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**What to bring on your next beach trip**
Gadgets A Go-Pro shuttlecock? A totebag full of wine? I love the beach. Must have beach gear to upgrade your beach experience. Read on.
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Bitcoin dominates over other digital currencies today, but the data suggests its market share will drop significantly in the next few years.
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**Doctor Who Just Pulled Off a Barnstorming Cliffhanger**
Image: BBC There’s a lot of comparisons to be drawn between this weekend’s “The Pyramid at the End of the World” and its preceding episode, “Extremis”—mainly in that they’re both setup for a story that’s really yet to shift into high gear. But, they’re also both examples of how Doctor Who can transform a humdrum episode into something marvelous in its final moments. Like “Extremis” before it, “Th
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**This Dive Team Is Laying Out Their Plan To Raise A Giant Anchor From The Ocean Floor**
Cooper's Treasure | Tuesdays at 10/9c Darrell and the team discuss how to extract the anchor from the ocean floor without damaging it. No small feat for an artifact that could weigh thousands of pounds. Full Episodes of Your Favorites Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/coopers-treasure/ Learn more about the quest: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/coopers-treasure/ Subscr
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**Body- and sex related problems are separate from other forms of psychological problems**
Body- and sex related problems constitute a distinct group of psychological ailments that is most common in middle aged women, according to scientific research.
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**New 'GPS' neuron discovered**
A new type of neuron that might play a vital role in humans’ ability to navigate their environments, report investigators. The discovery is an important step towards understanding how the brain codes navigation behavior at larger scales and could potentially open up new treatment strategies for people with impaired topographical orientation like Alzheimer’s patients.
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**Too much stress for the mother affects the baby through amniotic fluid**
If the mother is stressed over a longer period of time during pregnancy, the concentration of stress hormones in amniotic fluid rises, as proven by an interdisciplinary team of researchers. Short-term stress situations, however, do not seem to have an unfavorable effect on the development of the fetus.
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**New test method aims to predict allergenic potency of chemicals**
A method that determines not only whether a chemical or substance is allergenic, but also how strong its potential for causing hypersensitivity is has now been developed by researchers. This will aid in the establishment of so-called threshold values – or how much of a substance is safe to use in a product. Until now, the only way of achieving similar results has been through animal testing.
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**Globetrotter på godt og ondt: 10 år med Street View**
Hvorfor skal de egentlig køre rundt i vore gader og filme os, spørger dataetisk rådgiver.
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**Solcelleforslag møder hård kritik: Indgreb efter indgreb forvirrer**
Opdateret: Dybt uhensigtsmæssigt med solcelleindgreb i tide og utide, skriver mange høringsparter, der også kritiserer, at lovforslaget får virkning for økonomien i allerede opsatte anlæg.
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**CRISPR gene editing can cause hundreds of unintended mutations**
Researchers report that CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.
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**Squeezing every drop of fresh water from waste brine**
Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions. The system will alleviate water shortages in arid regions and reduce concerns surrounding high salinity brine disposal, such as hydraulic fracturing waste.
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**Graphene and quantum dots put in motion a CMOS-integrated camera that can see the invisible**
ICFO develops the first graphene-based camera, capable of imaging visible and infrared light at the same time. The camera will be useful for many applications such as night vision, food inspection, fire control, vision under extreme weather conditions, among others. The imaging system is based on the first monolithic integration of graphene and quantum dot photodetectors with a CMOS read-out integ
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**Hotspots show that vegetation alters climate by up to 30 percent**
Nature Geoscience study analyzes global satellite observations, shows vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30 percent. The researchers used a new approach and found feedbacks between the atmosphere and vegetation can be strong, explaining up to 30 percent of variability in precipitation and surface radiation. The paper is the first to examine biosphere-atmosphere interactio
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**A new spin on electronics**
A University of Utah-led team has discovered that a class of 'miracle materials"'called organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites could be a game changer for future spintronic devices that use the direction of the electron spin -- either up or down -- to carry information in 1s and 0s. The researchers discovered that the perovskites possess two contradictory properties necessary to make spintronic devi
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**Remembrance of things past -- bacterial memory of gut inflammation**
A team at the Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering led by Pamela Silver, Ph.D., designed a powerful bacterial sensor with a stable gene circuit in a colonizing bacterial strain that can record gut inflammation for six months in mice. This study offers a solution to previous challenges associated with living diagnostics and may bring them closer to use in human patients. The findings
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**'Heat island' effect could double climate change costs for world's cities**
Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows.
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**Toward an HIV cure: Pitt team develops test to detect hidden virus**
The quest to develop a cure for HIV has long been plagued by a seemingly simple question: how do doctors determine if someone is cured? The virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at levels undetectable to all but the most expensive and time-consuming tests. Pitt Public Health scientists have created a test sensitive enough to detect 'hidden' HIV, and yet is faster, less labor-intensiv
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**Peeing in the pool is actually really bad for you**
Health And everyone else. The chemical byproducts that result from your urine and the chlorine aren’t as benign as you may think. Read on.
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**E.T.'s Climactic Bike Ride Is Like an Arthouse Film Without John Williams's Score**
GIF GIF source: Auralnauts The films of Steven Spielberg feel inseparable from the music of John Williams. But for some cinephiles, Williams represents Spielberg’s most manipulative and sentimental instincts. Well, here’s your chance to see one of the most iconic moments in the two artists career without the famous score that makes the scene explode with emotion. Spielberg was always a little mor
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**Neurons can learn temporal patterns**
Individual neurons can learn not only single responses to a particular signal, but also a series of reactions at precisely timed intervals, report scientists.
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**Congo's miners often resort to hunting wildlife for food, study finds**
Mining for valuable minerals in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a major driving factor in the illegal hunting of great apes and other wildlife for food, a new study has found. Authors of the new report recommend strengthening wildlife-friendly mining regulations and increasing sustainable domestic food sources as solutions against wildlife poaching near mining sites.
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**How pollution is changing the ocean's chemistry | Triona McGrath**
As we keep pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, more of it is dissolving in the oceans, leading to drastic changes in the water's chemistry. Triona McGrath researches this process, known as ocean acidification, and in this talk she takes us for a dive into an oceanographer's world. Learn more about how the "evil twin of climate change" is impacting the ocean -- and the life that depends on
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**Alone on Mars for 150 Months**
The Martian has already happened, just not with a human -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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**Improving wheat yields by increasing grain size, weight**
Researchers aim to improve wheat yields by increasing grain size and weight using a precise gene-editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9.
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**Scientists jump hurdle in HIV vaccine design**
Scientists have made another important advance in HIV vaccine design. The development was possible thanks to previous studies showing the structures of a protein on HIV’s surface, called the envelope glycoprotein. The scientists used these structures to design a mimic of the viral protein from a different HIV subtype, subtype C, which is responsible for the majority of infections worldwide.
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**Statins associated with improved heart structure and function**
Benefits above and beyond the cholesterol lowering effect of statins have been reported by investigators.
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**Scientists make vanadium into a useful catalyst for hydrogenation**
A chemist has boosted and analyzed the unprecedented catalytic activity of an element called vanadium for hydrogenation – a reaction that is used for making everything from vegetable oils to petrochemical products to vitamins.
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**Dansk andenplads ved årets Eco Marathon**
Med et resultat på 449 km/l var DTU Roadrunners langt fra deres tidligere verdensrekord og måtte se sig slået på målstregen af et fransk hold, der satte ny verdensrekord.
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**How to Build a Smart Home Where Everything Might Actually Work**
Image: Apple The smart home future is here ... sort of. But really how smart are a bunch of different devices all speaking different languages? Unfortunately, the smart home can be very stupid and often takes longer to set up than breathless advertisements imply. We’re here to tell you how you can build a smart home where everything works in harmony. How Smart Do You Want Your Home to Be? Image:
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**'Heat island' effect could double climate change costs for world's cities**
Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows.
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**Remembrance of things past—bacterial memory of gut inflammation**
The microbiome, or the collections of microorganisms present in the body, is known to affect human health and disease and researchers are thinking about new ways to use them as next-generation diagnostics and therapeutics. Today bacteria from the normal microbiome are already being used in their modified or attenuated form in probiotics and cancer therapy. Scientists exploit the microorganisms' na
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**A new spin on electronics: Study discovers a 'miracle material' for field of spintronics**
A University of Utah-led team has discovered that a class of "miracle materials" called organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites could be a game changer for future spintronic devices.
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**Hotspots show that vegetation alters climate by up to 30 percent**
A new Columbia Engineering study, led by Pierre Gentine, associate professor of earth and environmental engineering, analyzes global satellite observations and shows that vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30 percent. Using a new approach, the researchers found that feedbacks between the atmosphere and vegetation (terrestrial biosphere) can be quite strong, explaining up
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**Squeezing every drop of fresh water from waste brine**
Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions. The system will alleviate water shortages in arid regions and reduce concerns surrounding high salinity brine disposal, such as hydraulic fracturing waste.
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**CRISPR gene editing can cause hundreds of unintended mutations**
As CRISPR-Cas9 starts to move into clinical trials, a new study published in Nature Methods has found that the gene-editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.
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**Europe's first 'eTree' puts down roots in central France**
A solar tree with giant square leaves that convert sunlight into electricity was unveiled in the central French town of Nevers on Monday, allowing passers-by to charge their phones, surf the internet... or just enjoy the shade.
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**Researchers test self-destructing moth pest in cabbage patch**
Researchers in a New York cabbage patch are planning the first release on American soil of insects genetically engineered to die before they can reproduce.
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**New method improves stability of perovskite quantum dots**
Scientists have built a new type of inorganic nanocomposite that makes perovskite quantum dot exceptionally stable against air exposure, sunlight, heat, and water.
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**Kidney transplantation: New strategies for longer organ preservation**
New treatment strategies over the last few decades have meant that nowadays 95% of transplanted kidneys function well for at least one year and that the average lifespan of a transplanted organ is between 10 and 15 years. In 1989, one in five kidneys was no longer functional after one year.
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**The immune system promotes spontaneous heart regeneration**
In adult mammal hearts, cardiomyoctyes do not proliferate following damage, like that caused by myocardial infarction. However, the inability to proliferate is not true for all animals, and even in mammals, cardiomyocyte proliferation is known.
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**Novel method to study quantum fluctuations in exotic phases of matter**
We encounter phase transitions in our everyday lives when we witness water freezing or boiling. Similarly, quantum systems at a temperature of absolute zero also experience phase transitions. The pressure or magnetic field applied to such systems can be adjusted so that these systems arrive at a tipping point between two phases. At this point quantum fluctuations, rather than temperature fluctuati
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**Open-access genetic screening for hereditary breast cancer is feasible, effective**
Offering open-access genetic testing for the inherited breast cancers BRCA1 and 2 to Ashkenazi women unaffected by cancer, regardless of their family history, enables the identification of carriers who would otherwise have been missed, a new study demonstrates.
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**‘Fat but fit’ is absolutely possible**
Health Despite what clicky headlines want you to believe. It seems hard for people to believe that the chubby guy on the treadmill is healthier than a skinny dude scarfing down cheese doodles—but it may just be true.
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**Increase in premature deaths in Australian nursing homes**
The first comprehensive study of deaths in Australian nursing homes has been published, revealing a more than 400 percent increase in the incidence of premature and potentially preventable deaths of nursing home residents over the past decade.
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**HIV: A therapeutic advance for resource-limited settings**
A clinical trial running in parallel in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa, shows that dual therapy with lamivudine and a boosted protease inhibitor is effective as second-line treatment in patients infected by HIV with multiple mutations. Such treatment deescalation will reduce costs, side effects, and the need for virological monitoring of patients.
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**Legalizing marijuana will harm health of youth in Canada, study shows**
The Canadian federal government's bill C-45 to legalize marijuana in Canada will jeopardize the health of young people and Parliament should vote against it, argues a new article.
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**New species of frog from the Neotropics carries its heart on its skin**
In the Neotropics, there is a whole group of so-called glassfrogs that amaze with their transparent skin covering their bellies and showing their organs underneath. A recently discovered new species from Amazonian Ecuador, however, goes a step further to fully expose its heart thanks to the transparent skin stretching all over its chest as well as tummy.
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**Healing wounds with cell therapy**
An experimental treatment in mice allows the reprogramming of blood cells in order to promote the healing process of cutaneous wounds. This new therapeutic approach could prove to be beneficial in healing challenging wounds in diabetics and major-burn victims.
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**How Do Non-human Animals Experience Hunger?**
Illustration: Sam Woolley/Gizmodo Welcome back to Giz Asks , a series where we ask experts hard questions about science, technology, and humanity’s future. Today, we’re on a quest to find “the hungriest” non-human animal. Whether they’re hibernating, migrating thousands of miles to reproduce, or living in a bone-dry desert, many animals go weeks or even months without any food. For some, to go wi
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**The Best Memorial Day Deals: Kindle Voyage, Egg Cooker, Air Mattress, and More**
Amazon’s top-selling egg cooker , refurbished Kindle Voyages , and an affordable air mattress lead off the best Memorial Day deals. For a rundown of the best apparel and lifestyle Memorial Day sales, head over to this post . Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Refurb Kindle Voyage , $135 The Kindle Voyage probably isn’t worth it for most readers at $
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**$100 carbon tax by 2030 could save climate, say economists**
Economists say countries should ramp up the price of carbon emissions to as much as $100 per metric ton by 2030 to stop catastrophic global warming.
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Big Think
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**Are You a Secret Memory Athlete?**
If you want to be a memory champion, this test is a good way to get started. Then maybe we can get a start on curing Alzheimer's. Read More
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**Patientens mikrober indtager en hospitalsstue på et døgn**
Overvågning af et nyt sygehus afslører en konstant strøm af mikrober. Kortlægningen kan hjælpe hospitaler over hele verden til at mindske risikoen for farlige bakterier, mener forskerne.
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**Understanding how slow predators catch faster prey could improve drone tactics**
(Phys.org)—Since a gazelle can run faster than a lion, how do lions ever catch gazelles? A new model of predator-prey interaction shows how groups of predators use collective chasing strategies, such as cornering and circling, to pursue and capture faster prey. Without this tactical collaboration, the predators would have no chance of catching these prey.
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**Astronomers discover 'super-Earth' planet orbiting nearby star**
(Phys.org)—European astronomers report the detection of a new extrasolar world several times more massive than Earth. The newly found exoplanet, classified as a so-called "super-Earth," is circling a nearby star designated GJ 625. The researchers detailed their finding in a paper published May 18 on arXiv.org.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
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**How self-regulation can help young people overcome setbacks**
In a recent study researchers analyzed whether self-regulation would be a good predictor of resilience. The study shows that helping these young people to bounce back from adversities by acquiring self-regulation skills such as setting goals and adjusting their path after a misstep, equips them better to do well in school and in life.
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Popular Science
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**The fastest way to chill your beer**
DIY For an icy drink in under 10 minutes The principles you learned in high school chemistry are finally going to come in handy.
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Gizmodo
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**Our Best Look Yet at the Major Villain of the Wonder Woman Movie**
Get a look at a new alien world from Thor: Ragnarok . Finn gets a shiny new weapon in The Last Jedi . The Defenders showrunner teases some big action for Sigourney Weaver’s villain. The best candidate for Doctor Who ’s next Doctor drops out of the race. Plus, new Transformers: The Last Knight footage. Great Hera, the Spoilers are here! Wonder Woman Blink and you might just miss what is actually o
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Futurity.org
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**First snapshot of diabetes receptor may mean new drugs**
Researchers have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy images of a key cellular receptor for diabetes in action. The findings, published in Nature , reveal new information about workings of G protein-coupled receptors—which are intermediaries for molecular messages related to nearly every function within the human body. G protein-coupled receptors, often shorthanded as GPCRs, reside in the
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Ars Technica
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**Is “I forget” a valid defense when court orders demand a smartphone password? [Update]**
Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Thinkstock) Update : A Florida judge on Tuesday sided with an extortion suspect who claimed he forgot the passcode to his Blackberry. The development means suspect Wesley Victor will not be held in contempt, or face jail time for not abiding by a court order to unlock his mobile phone for the police. Victor's co-defendant, Hencha Voigt, has been rescheduled to appear in
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Scientific American Content: Global
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**Creepy Swimmer's Itch Parasite in Northern Lakes Can Scratch Summer Fun**
A cooling summer dip in a freshwater lake or pond could give you a nasty reaction, but Michigan is leading the way in research and control -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Futurity.org
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**More people on Medicaid stick with HIV meds**
Among Medicaid patients, the median duration of persistence in taking antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV increased by more than 50 percent over the decade 2001 to 2010, a new study finds. “This represents a lot of people who are not dying and not infecting others,” says Ira Wilson, coauthor of the new study in AIDS and chair of the health services policy and practice department in the Brown Univer
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
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**How capuchino seedeaters have such big differences in plumage despite little genetic diversity**
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the U.S., Brazil and Argentina has found clues that help explain why southern capuchino seedeaters have such wide differences in plumage despite being so closely genetically matched. In their paper published on the open access site Science Advances, the group describes the genetic analysis they conducted on the South American birds and what they found by doing
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Live Science
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**Why Is the Flag at Half-Staff Until Noon on Memorial Day?**
On Memorial Day, when the U.S. honors its war dead, a whole new set of rules govern raising and lowering of the American flag.
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Ingeniøren
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**Spørg Scientariet: Hvorfor ser vejen blank ud om sommeren?**
En læser vil gerne vide, hvad der sker, når vejen ser blank ud i varmen. Er det et fatamorgana? Det svarer DMI på.
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Ingeniøren
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**Kvanteeksperiment kan vise, om bevidsthed er hinsides fysikkens love**
Som ung studerende for næsten 30 år siden fik britisk fysiker en skør tanke. Nu har han videreudviklet tanken og beskrevet et forslag til et konkret eksperiment, der kan vise om bevidsthed adlyder kvantemekanikkens love.
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WIRED
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**Cantina Talk: The Last Jedi Might Have Star Wars’ Most Shocking Reveal Yet**
It's hard to imagine a reveal bigger than the one in 'Empire Strikes Back' but the next 'Star Wars' movie might have one. The post Cantina Talk: The Last Jedi Might Have Star Wars' Most Shocking Reveal Yet appeared first on WIRED .
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Dagens Medicin
**Sværdslag om sundhedsøkonomi fortsætter**
Der er fortsat meget langt til en økonomiaftale om regionernes økonomi. Hvis ikke et kompromis kan nås, vil det modarbejde Danske Regioners indflydelse, advarer finansministeren.
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Live Science
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**JFK at 100: The Science of Kennedy's Popularity**
John Fitzgerald Kennedy consistently ranks as one of America's most popular leaders. A presidential historian argues that didn't just happen – it was the result of an effort to create an image.
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Science | The Guardian
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**Risk of psychotic disorders up to five times greater for people from ethnic minorities – UK study**
Although psychosis is rare, factors including stress related to migration and discrimination could contribute to increased risk, say researchers People from ethnic minorities have up to a five times greater risk of psychotic disorders than the white British population, researchers say. A new study reveals that the trend holds in both urban and rural settings, with first-generation migrants who ar
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
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**New photocatalyst speeds up the conversion of carbon dioxide into chemical resources**
Carbon dioxide is a major cause of global warming. In order to control atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration, many countries are actively investigating effective ways to transform carbon dioxide into chemical fuels such as methane, ethane and methanol. In particular, a high-efficiency photocatalyst is essential to prevent the generation of secondary harmful substances when converting carbon dio
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
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**Beyond X-rays — the new inspection tools to thwart smugglers**
Criminals who want to smuggle dangerous or illegal substances into Europe could soon find themselves foiled by a new set of high-tech anti-smuggling tools including an electronic sniffer dog and a machine that fires part of an atom at shipping containers.