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New disposable, wearable patch found to effectively detect sleep apneaResults of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep apnea across all severity levels.
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The Myth of the Kindly General Lee The strangest part about the continued personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually possessed. Memorial Day has the tendency to conjure up old arguments about the Civil War. That’s understandable; it was created to mourn the dead of a war in which the Union was nearly destroyed, when half the country rose up in rebellion in defense o
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Spørg Scientariet: Hvorfor skal viseren på uret to gange rundt på et døgn?En læser undrer sig over, hvorfor analoge ure er fremstillet på en sådan måde, at den lille viser bevæger sig to omgange rundt i døgnet. Det har Urmagerskolen et bud på.
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The Panic President After a terrorist attack, there are two steps nearly every leader takes: first, condemn the violence; second, appeal for calm. London Mayor Sadiq Khan followed that familiar playbook in the wake of Saturday night’s attacks. Speaking to the BBC, Khan said : There aren’t words to describe the grief and anger that our city is feeling today. I’m appalled and furious that these cowardly terrorists wou
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Gizmodo
Start Or Expand Your SONOS Collection With a Pair of Rare Discounts SONOS PLAY:1 2-Pack , $348 | SONOS SUB , $599 SONOS discounts only come around once in a blue moon, but for a limited time, you can save $50 off the purchase of two SONOS PLAY:1s , and $100 off the SONOS SUB , both of which offer stellar sound and dead-simple setup and operation. These deals are available from both SONOS directly and Amazon , though if you buy from SONOS , you’ll get free shippin
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Pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase chance of recurrenceNew data provide reassurance to breast cancer survivors that having a baby after a breast cancer diagnosis may not increase the chance of their cancer coming back.
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New mechanism behind Parkinson’s disease revealedResearchers have identified the precise toxic mechanism at work during an overabundance of the protein alpha-synuclein in neurons—the protein is a key causative agent in the development of Parkinson’s disease.
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Steady decrease in severe health problems for childhood cancer survivorsPerhaps no other area of oncology has seen such dramatic progress in treatment over the past decades as childhood cancer. As a result of advances in treatment and care, children with cancer are not only living longer, they are benefiting from reductions in the long-term side-effects of cancer treatment.
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Low testosterone after testicular cancer is common, linked to chronic health problemsWe can now cure 19 out of 20 cases of testicular cancer, but a significant number of testicular cancer survivors have low testosterone, and that can affect other aspects of their health. Based on this study and others, clinicians should ask testis cancer survivors whether they have symptoms of low testosterone and should watch for signs of associated health problems.
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A single radiation treatment sufficiently relieves spinal cord compression symptomsSpinal cord compression is a debilitating condition that many patients with advanced cancer experience. Until now, patients often had to spend multiple days traveling back and forth to undergo radiation treatments. This study means that without compromising care, we can help patients have more time to focus on the things they enjoy instead of on the cancer.
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Bad SignsWhat happens when a geologist with a Sharpie encounters wrong information on a public sign? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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We'll Be Liveblogging Apple's WWDC 2017 Keynote Right Here on Monday Image: Gizmodo It’s WWDC time and that means Apple’s ready to show off some shiny new software. We can expect to see updates to macOS and iOS as usual. But as a special treat, the rumor mills say that Tim Cook and friends will introduce some new hardware, too. Will it be a Siri speaker? ( Maybe. ) Will it be a MacBook update?? ( Maybe. ) Will it be a new car??? (Definitely not.) We’ll be followin
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Enhanced test for urinary tract infections detects more bacteria than standard testOne of the primary ways physicians diagnose urinary tract infections is with a test that detects bacteria in urine. A new enhanced test detects significantly more bacteria than the standard test.
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Facial expressions can cause us problems in telling unfamiliar faces apartUsing hundreds of faces of actors from movies, psychologists have shown how facial expressions can get in the way of our ability to tell unfamiliar faces apart.
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Gizmodo
That Time Nintendo and Sega Introduced 3D Gaming, In 1987 Years before Sega did what Nintendon’t the two gaming giants briefly went head to head in the newly discovered market of 3D gaming. It didn’t go very well for either of them. In the late ‘80s both Nintendo and Sega had put their main focus on expanding their brand to North America. Nintendo’s Famicom had become the Nintendo Entrainment System (NES) and Sega’s Mark III was rebranded the Master Sys
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Questions raised over physician-assisted suicideFew issues in medicine have been more controversial in recent years than physician-assisted suicide, with medical experts and the general public unable to come to a consensus that balances the delicate issue of dying with dignity with the interests of the individual and society as a whole.
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Breastfeeding may protect against chronic pain after Caesarean sectionBreastfeeding after a Caesarean section (C-section) may help manage pain, with mothers who breastfed their babies for at least two months after the operation three times less likely to experience persistent pain compared to those who breastfed for less than two months, according to new research.
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Immunotherapy drug effective for metastatic triple negative breast cancerThe immunotherapy drug, Pembrolizumab, is effective in shrinking tumors among metastatic triple negative breast cancer patients as found in a clinical trial.
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Bed partners may unintentionally contribute to the perpetuation of insomniaPreliminary results from a new study show that partners of people who have insomnia may try to be supportive by engaging in a range of behaviors that unintentionally contradict treatment recommendations.
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New treatment options for patients with advanced BRCA-related breast cancerSix years ago an international team of physician scientists led a charge to advance clinical testing of the PARP inhibitor olaparib in cancer patients with known inherited BRCA mutations. This weekend, that push comes full circle with the presentation of results of the phase III OlympiAD trial demonstrating for the first time that olaparib is superior to chemotherapy in patients with BRCA-related
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New disposable, wearable patch found to effectively detect sleep apneaResults of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep apnea across all severity levels.
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Babies born to mothers with sleep apnea have higher risk of adverse neonatal outcomesA new study is the first to demonstrate a higher risk of congenital anomalies and resuscitation at birth in newborns of mothers who have obstructive sleep apnea.
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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 has found.
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Gizmodo
In New Avengers: Secret Wars Shorts, Ms. Marvel Explains the Avengers to... Captain America Still: YouTube Disney XD has released the entire collection of animated shorts for its upcoming Avengers: Secret Wars series, giving us a glimpse at Ms. Marvel’s induction into the Avengers club. It’s awesome to see Ms. Marvel on the small screen, even if it’s only in animated form... but let’s just say her debut gets a little weird. The series has Kamala Khan, a.k.a. Ms. Marvel, filling in for I
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The Atlantic
What Trump Doesn't Understand About Gun Control in Great Britain Amid a flurry of other comments after the London attack, the president of the United States tweeted the following: Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? That's because they used knives and a truck! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017 OK, so let’s talk about guns. Here’s a picture of London’s Borough Market on a more typical day in 2011. Luke MacGregor / Reuters Her
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Secukinumab and ixekizumab in psoriasis: Considerable added benefit for certain patientsThere were notably more remissions with Secukinumab and ixekizumab than under the comparator therapies for psoriasis. In future, the analysis of symptoms should not be limited to improvements at one time point.
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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.
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The Atlantic
Theresa May's Terrorism Strategy “Enough is enough,” Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday of the London Bridge Attack. She had just left a meeting of the country’s emergency response committee, and in her speech she promised new efforts to crack down on terrorism. The attacks that killed seven people and injured dozens more were the country’s third this year, and May, speaking outside 10 Downing Street, said, “Our society shou
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Ars Technica
What to expect from Apple’s WWDC 2017 keynote on Monday Enlarge / The stage at WWDC 2016. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Of the two-to-four product events that Apple holds in a typical year, WWDC is usually the most interesting. Every June, company executives get up in front of the public (and a live audience of loyal developers who paid $1600 a head to get in) and lay out Apple's vision for how all of its major platforms will evolve over the next year.
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Science | The Guardian
David Cosgrove obituary My friend and colleague David Cosgrove, who has died aged 78, was a pioneer of clinical ultrasound, a non-invasive medical imaging technique that uses sound waves to examine joints, vessels and internal organs of the body as well as to monitor babies in the womb. He was known for his work on developing microbubble-contrast ultrasound, where trackable bubbles much smaller than a red blood cell are
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Gizmodo
Scientists Demonstrate Ability to Decode Images of Human Faces by Scanning Monkeys' Brains Image: Cell A group of researchers published a study this week in which they showed off an ability to reconstruct a photo of a human face just from recording the brain waves of a monkey that was viewing the photo. It represents a huge leap in our understanding of how the brain recognizes faces and a potential window into recording what the brain is seeing. The study, published in Cell , does not
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
System aims to recreate challenging mountain climbs in gymAfter spending time in Switzerland studying and hiking in the Alps, Dartmouth assistant professor Emily Whiting wanted to relive those climbs back home.
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Gizmodo
Dan Aykroyd Attacks Ghostbusters Reboot Director Image: Sony Ghostbusters star and co-writer Dan Aykroyd may have praised the reboot when it came out last year, but it seems he’s got one lingering gripe. Speaking on Britain’s Sunday Brunch (as shared by Ross Maclean on Twitter ), Aykroyd was asked about Sony’s all-female Ghostbusters reboot, which under-performed at the box office and will likely not get a sequel. Aykroyd was quick to sing prai
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Big Think
CRISPR May Cause Hundreds of Unintended Mutations Into the Genome, New Study FindsIn case you haven’t already heard of CRISPR-Cas9, it is the revolutionary gene-editing technology, discovered just a few years ago, that allows scientists to edit the DNA of any species with an unprecedented precision and efficiency. Today, thousands of researchers around the world are doing ... Read More
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Ars Technica
Saturday’s SpaceX launch carried a secret payload—a Chinese experiment Bill Ingalls/NASA The reuse of a Dragon spacecraft captured most of the headlines after Saturday's SpaceX launch of its Falcon 9 rocket on a supply run to the International Space Station. But this particular Dragon made history in another way: by carrying a Chinese science experiment to the station for the first time. US-China space cooperation has been a taboo until now. The experiment will stud
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Gizmodo
Theresa May Calls for International Regulation of Cyberspace in Wake of Attacks Photo: AP On Saturday night, three men used a large van to attack pedestrians on London Bridge, exited the vehicle with knives, stabbed more victims and were eventually shot by police. In response, the Prime Minister of the UK has called for “international agreements that regulate cyberspace to prevent the spread of extremist and terrorism planning.” So far , seven people have died as a result of
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Scientific American Content: Global
Second Thoughts: Did Thomas Kuhn Help Elect Donald Trump?Scholars debate filmmaker Errol Morris’s attack on Kuhn’s influential philosophy of science. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Two lions, freed from circuses, are poached in South AfricaIn 2016, 33 lions freed from circuses in Peru and Colombia were transported to South Africa to live out their days in a wildlife refuge. Last week, poachers broke into the sanctuary, killing two of the big cats.
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First UN talks to tackle ocean problems kick off MondayWorld leaders convene at UN headquarters next week for the first major bid to solve the toughest problems facing our oceans, from coral bleaching to plastic pollution, overfishing and rising seas due to climate change.
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Laptop ban hot topic as airlines meet in CancunTop airline industry players are meeting Monday and Tuesday in Cancun to seek alternatives to the US and British bans on laptops and tablets on certain flights, which they say is hurting business.
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The Atlantic
How Will the London Attacks Affect the U.K. Elections? U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s assertion after Saturday night’s terrorist attack in London that there is “far too much tolerance of extremism in our country” comes less than a week before the June 8 general elections. Terrorism was on the minds of the British public even before Saturday night’s attacks. This is the third such attack in the U.K. in 2017. Two weeks ago, a bomber detonated a devi
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Gizmodo
HBO Nordic Basically Confirms Return of 'That' Valyrian Steel Dagger Image: HBO A recent Entertainment Weekly cover of Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams raised some eyebrows about a famous dagger’s return, and what it means for the future of Arya Stark. HBO’s been pretty hush-hush about the reveal, which was first discovered on Reddit , but it looks like one of the network’s European services might be finally admitting “Catspaw” is back. HBO Nordic shared an im
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Sunday's Best Deals: Adidas Apparel, SONOS, Yi Action Cam, and More The best price on your favorite action cam , two discounts from SONOS , an Adidas apparel sale on Amazon, and more lead today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals SONOS PLAY:1 2-Pack , $348 | SONOS SUB , $599 SONOS discounts only come around once in a blue moon, but for a limited time, you can save $50 off the purchase of two SONOS PLAY:
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Sensing the nanoscale with visible light, and the fundamentals of disordered wavesFeatures that are even 100 times smaller than the wavelength can still be sensed by light, a new experiment shows.
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Ingeniøren
Med den virtuelle virkelighed på vippenNår du tager et virtual reality-headset på, træder du ind i en ny virkelighed. Referencepunkter forsvinder og sanserne isoleres. Men det kan være mediets svaghed.
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WIRED
Inside the Factory Building the World’s Smallest, Cheapest Private Jet See how the five-passenger Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet comes together. The post Inside the Factory Building the World's Smallest, Cheapest Private Jet appeared first on WIRED .
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Ars Technica
VPC’s MongoosT-50 joystick: A rare Russian-style controller for skies or space Enlarge / The MongoosT-50 stick in a Warthog base, left, compared to a standard Thrustmaster Warthog stick at right. (credit: Lee Hutchinson) I had an epiphany when Ars Senior Technology Editor Lee Hutchinson asked me to review the VPC MongoosT-50 flight stick grip, which he had sitting on his desk awaiting its turn at the front of the review queue. As I removed the mounting plate of my Thrustmas
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WIRED
Cosmic Discoveries Fuel a Fight Over the Universe’s Beginnings A series of observations at the very edge of the universe has reignited a debate over what lifted the primordial cosmic fog. The post Cosmic Discoveries Fuel a Fight Over the Universe’s Beginnings appeared first on WIRED .
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cognitive science
Learned response sequences in cerebellar Purkinje cells submitted by /u/lippylippyundone [link] [comments]
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Viden
Grafik: Sådan fjerner du en flåtGå ikke i panik, hvis du eller dit kæledyr får en flåt. Men fjern den hurtigt. Se her hvordan, du gør.
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Scientific American Content: Global
Readers Respond to the February 2017 IssueLetters to the editor from the February 2017 issue of Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Poincaré Homology SphereIf it quacks like a sphere… -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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WIRED
While You Were Offline: Trump’s Paris Agreement Decision Turned Into Quite a ‘Covfefe’ And yes, "covfefe" is still a thing. The post While You Were Offline: Trump's Paris Agreement Decision Turned Into Quite a 'Covfefe' appeared first on WIRED .
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Gizmodo
Save Big On Adidas Shirts, Running Shorts, and More, Courtesy of Amazon Adidas Apparel Sale Now that the weather’s nice enough to exercise outdoors (or at least tell yourself that you will), Amazon’s running a pretty solid sale on Adidas apparel , like t-shirts, running shorts, and leggings. It’s a good time to stock up on basics to throw on for the gym, or running errands.
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Science : NPR
Why Republican Mayor In Indiana Isn't Cheering On Climate Agreement Withdrawal As mayor of Carmel, Ind., James Brainard is working to combat climate change. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks the longtime Republican why climate change is important to him and his city.
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Science : NPR
CEO Of Electric Power Giant Criticizes Trump Decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Nick Akins, head of American Electric Power, about his reaction to President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
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Viden
Det er en fejl, når flåten bider digMen sult kan som bekendt få det værste frem i de fleste.
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Ingeniøren
Vestas gør de mobile robotter til en del af automationenProduktionen var alt for manuel, til at den kunne automatiseres – mente de. Men et nyt forsøg hos Vestas har vist, at mobile robotter kan samarbejde om data med det øvrige automationsudstyr.
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Science : NPR
Alan Alda's Experiment: Helping Scientists Learn To Talk To The Rest Of Us The actor's new book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?, is all about communication — and miscommunication — between doctors, scientists and civilians. (Image credit: Carlo Allegri/AP)
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Electronic patient-reported symptom monitoring associated with increased survival among patientsThe integration of electronic patient-reported outcomes into the routine care of patients with metastatic cancer was associated with increased survival compared with usual care, according to a study published by JAMA. The study is being presented at the 2017 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) annual meeting.
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WIRED
Crispr’s Next Big Debate: How Messy Is Too Messy? Researchers of the gene editing technique observed mutation rates 10 times higher previously reported. But that means different things to scientists and doctors. The post Crispr's Next Big Debate: How Messy Is Too Messy? appeared first on WIRED .
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Science | The Guardian
First beam for an important new physics experiment An anomaly in the tiny magnetic field of a fundamental particle could be the loose thread that lets us unravel a new layer of physics. A new experiment has started to take a closer look A new experiment at the Fermi National Laboratory near Chicago, USA, has just taken an important step. The first beam of muons has entered the storage magnet of the Muon g-2 experiment. Muons are fundamental parti
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Viden
Flåten har bidt: Bliver jeg nu syg?Ca. 15 procent af alle skovflåter bærer Borrelia-bakterien, der kan gøre os alvorligt syge. Men der er ingen grund til at være bange - kun opmærksom.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Penn effort to expand trials of olaparib leads to new treatment options for patients with advanced BRCA-related breast cancerSix years ago an international team of physician scientists led a charge to advance clinical testing of the PARP inhibitor olaparib in cancer patients with known inherited BRCA mutations. This weekend, that push comes full circle with the presentation of results of the phase III OlympiAD trial demonstrating for the first time that olaparib is superior to chemotherapy in patients with BRCA-related
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Dagens Medicin
Kombi forlænger livet markant for prostata-gruppe Mænd med enten lokal avanceret eller metastatisk højrisiko prostatakræft lever markant længere, hvis de får Zytiga (abiraterone) oven i deres standardbehandling, viser nye resultater fra STAMPEDE-studiet. Resultaterne er rigtig vigtige, da de giver os en ny behandlingsmulighed, konkluderer dansk ekspert.
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Ingeniøren
Kæmpe ringlaser skal måle, når Jorden slingrerSydtysk anlæg skal måle Jordens rotationsændringer under seismiske hændelser. Det kan give nyt indblik i Jordens indre, vulkaners dynamik og historiske bygningers stabilitet.
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Viden
Danmarkskort: Her er flåterneDer er flest flåter på Sjælland og Bornholm og færrest i ​Nordvestjylland, fortæller flåtforsker.
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Dagens Medicin
Operation ved tilbagefald af æggestokkræft kan forlænge overlevelse Kvinder med tilbagefald af æggestokkræft vinder over fem måneders progressionsfri overlevelse, hvis de får bortopereret det nye tumorvæv, viser stort fase 3-studie.
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Dagens Medicin
Kræft i de øvre urinveje kan være arveligt betinget Det tyder på, at en betydelig andel patienter med kræft i de øvre urinveje er arveligt disponerede for sygdommen. Det er et overraskende fund, som kan få den følge, at der fremadrettet indføres tilbud om genetiske screeninger i forebyggelsesøjemed.
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Dagens Medicin
Lægemiddelstyrelsen tager bestik af fremtiden på ASCO Den danske lægemiddelstyrelse er repræsenteret på ASCO i år. Onkolog Mette Linnert Jensen og chef for enhed for medicinsk evaluering og biostatistik Nikolai Brun er i Chicago for at indhente viden om de nye lægemidler, der kan forventes at entrere det danske marked i årene, der kommer.
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Dagens Medicin
Aktieanalytikerne: »Hold øje med kombinationsbehandlingerne« ASCO er ikke præget af banebrydende fase 3-data, men til gengæld er der mange interessante studier af immunterapi i kombination med checkpoint-inhibitorer. Det bliver uden tvivl det næste store, forudser aktieanalytiker Michael Novod.
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Dagens Medicin
Intervention reducerer kræftoverleveres frygt for tilbagefaldPsykologisk intervention kan også minimere risikoen for kræftrelateret stress, depression og angst, siger forsker.
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Dagens Medicin
Terapi på nettet øger livskvaliteten for kræftpatienterEt internetbaseret terapiprogram kan markant forbedre livskvaliteten blandt kræftpatienter, der lige har fået stillet en kræftdiagnose.
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Dagens Medicin
Enkelt strålebehandling afhjælper effektivt smerterStrålebehandling kan afhjælpe smerter ved rygmarvskompression i forbindelse med kræft. Ny forskning viser, at én enkelt strålebehandling er nok.
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Dagens Medicin
Nyt psykologisk værktøj kan gøre livet lettere for patienter med fremskreden kræftSamtaleterapi kan hjælpe patienter med fremskreden kræftsygdom til at planlægge deres sidste tid sammen med deres nærmeste og undgå depression.
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The Atlantic
The Republican Dilemma CARTERSVILLE, Ga.—Several miles off Route 41 in Bartow County, Georgia, is the downtown area of Cartersville. It's a throwback place with brick-face storefronts, independently owned businesses, and railroad tracks that bring freight trains straight through the center of the town every 30 minutes. Here, the firing of James Comey arouses not support or opposition, but rather, indifference. Nobody I
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The Atlantic
The Forgotten Legacy of Bill Lucas On September 19, 1976, the Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner promoted a man named Bill Lucas to vice president of player personnel. Though Turner, somewhat oddly , kept the official title of general manager, Lucas assumed the job's responsibilities, overseeing the Braves’ roster. As a former minor-league player who had climbed through Atlanta's front office, Lucas was a typical hire, except for one
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Dagens Medicin
ASCO går twitter-amokTwitter har for alvor fundet vej til ASCO-deltagernes hjerter. Fra 2011 til 2016 er antallet af tweets nidoblet, og sidste år blev knap 73.000 tweets med hashtagget #ASCO16 sendt ud i ‘æteren’.
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cognitive science
The Making Of Emotions, From Pleasurable Fear To Bittersweet Relief: Emotions, the classic thinking goes, are innate, basic parts of our humanity. The problem is, the data doesn't support this. submitted by /u/parrishthethought [link] [comments]
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The Atlantic
How Populism Helped Wreck Venezuela What’s the problem with populism? Why, in some circles, has the term acquired such a negative connotation? After all, you could argue that populism is simply the promotion of popular ideas with which elites disagree. You could think of it as a movement to uproot a political establishment that has become unresponsive to the public. But populism can also be described as a political logic by which p
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Blockchain seen as tool in food safetyThe food industry is turning to the same technology used by virtual currencies to strengthen food safety and inventory management by tracking meats and crops from farm to table.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Slovenia's 'eco-hero' who crushed a cement giantWhen he saw swallows nesting in the barn for the first time in almost two decades, Slovenian farmer Uros Macerl felt vindicated. His exhausting battle against a polluting industrial giant had been worthwhile.
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Science | The Guardian
Cross Section: Robbert Dijkgraaf – Science Weekly podcast This week, Nicola Davis sits down with mathematical physicist Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf to discuss The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge Subscribe & Review on iTunes , Soundcloud , Audioboom , Mixcloud & Acast , and join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter In 1939, Abraham Flexner, the founding director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton , published an essay entitled The Usefulne
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The Guardian's Science Weekly
Cross Section: Robbert Dijkgraaf – Science Weekly podcastThis week, Nicola Davis sits down with mathematical physicist Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf to discuss The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge
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Science | The Guardian
What sickens you… and how do you vote? – personality quiz There’s a link between how disgusting you find various things and the party you’re most likely to put a tick by If you are easily revolted, what does it say about your politics? We may say that we find opponents’ political views “sickening”, but did you know that your sensitivity to various forms of ickiness correlates with political views? To find out how, rate each of the following from 0 (not
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Babies born to mothers with sleep apnea have higher risk of adverse neonatal outcomesA new study is the first to demonstrate a higher risk of congenital anomalies and resuscitation at birth in newborns of mothers who have obstructive sleep apnea.
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Bed partners may unintentionally contribute to the perpetuation of insomniaPreliminary results from a new study show that partners of people who have insomnia may try to be supportive by engaging in a range of behaviors that unintentionally contradict treatment recommendations.
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Trump 'does believe in climate change', says US ambassador to UNThe US president accepts human activity is partly to blame for global warming, says a top official.
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Ars Technica
Doctor Who: Lie of the Land review Enlarge (credit: Simon Ridgway/Stuart Manning/BBC ) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who : Lie of the Land . River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be sure to watch the episode first. Doctor Who , season 10, airs on Saturdays at 7:35pm UK time on BBC One, and 9pm EDT on BBC America. After last week's lumpen middle , I was really hoping that Lie of the Land would tie
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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube
Watch An Army Of Toxic Ants Take Over This Campsite | Naked and Afraid XL #NakedAndAfraidXL | Sundays at 11/10c Army ants numbering in the hundreds of thousands swarm the survivalists' shelter looking for dry ground. Their toxic bites are powerful enough to kill spiders and small animals that get in their way. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/naked-and-afraid-xl More info: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/naked-and-afraid-xl/ S
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Observation of the phase transition of liquid crystal defects for the first timeResearchers observed the phase transition of topological defects formed by liquid crystal (LC) materials for the first time. The phase transition of topological defects can be difficult to understand for a layperson but it needs to be studied to understand the mysteries of the universe or the underlying physics of skyrmions, which have intrinsic topological defects.
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Red light has no effect on bat activity: Less disruption by changing artificial colorArtificial light at night can have a disruptive effect on bats, but not if the light is red. Switching to red light may therefore limit or prevent habitat loss for rare, light-shy bat species, report scientists.
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Hospitalization risk factors for kids with autism identifiedWith the goal of prevention, a new study of children and teens with autism spectrum disorders found five risk factors that are significantly associated with an increased likelihood of seeking inpatient psychiatric care.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists try to crack the brain's memory codesIn a pair of studies, scientists explored how the human brain stores and retrieves memories. One study suggests that the brain etches each memory into unique firing patterns of individual neurons. Meanwhile, the second study suggests that the brain replays memories faster than they are stored.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Forensic chemical analysis of wood could stop illegal loggingA new technique has been developed 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% accuracy.
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Long-gone lake on Mars resembled those on Earth Information collected during NASA’s Curiosity rover mission suggests that an ancient, long-gone lake on Mars once had chemical and physical properties similar to those found in lakes on Earth. The study provides evidence that there were multiple environments in the lake that could have supported life. Previous work with the Curiosity rover revealed the presence of a lake more than three billion y
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5 factors raise hospitalization risk for kids with autism A new study identifies which factors put young people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at high risk of being hospitalized for inpatient psychiatric care—including factors both related and unrelated to ASD itself. Children or teens with autism spectrum disorders often come to hospitals when behavioral episodes overwhelm the support that caregivers can provide at home—but resources at hospita
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A Simple Way to Make the Right Choice When you have a decision to make, a behavioral psychologist suggests you ask yourself what you’d advise a friend making this choice. Read More
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How thirsty early humans might have left Africa About 1 to 2 million years ago, early humans in East Africa periodically faced very dry conditions, with little or no water in sight. But they likely had access to hundreds of springs that lingered despite long dry spells, allowing our ancestors to head north and out of Africa, according to a new study. The findings suggest that climate may not play such a primary role in human evolution as is co
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Gaze in Awe at Logan's Beautifully Gruesome Visual Effects GIF GIF Source: 21st Century Fox Rising Sun Pictures, the visual effects team behind Logan , has released a behind-the-scenes look at their work on the critically and commercial successful X-Men film. According to the video description, Rising Sun Pictures (which previously worked on The Wolverine ) contributed about 230 shots to the film... and man oh man, those shots are bloody. The video start
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What We Know About the Attack in London Seven people were killed and more than 20 were injured in what police called a “terrorist incident,” after a van swerved into a group of pedestrians on the London Bridge Saturday night. At least one suspect fled and began stabbing people at a nearby market. Police said they shot and killed three suspects in all, who wore canisters around their chests, meant to resemble explosives. Police first re
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Barbershop: President Trump's Paris Accord Decision And Kathy Griffin Farajii Muhammad, host of Listen Up! on WEAA in Baltimore, political commentator Gayle Trotter and Ask a Mexican columnist Gustavo Arellano discuss the Paris Accord decision and comic Kathy Griffin.
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Energy Economist Says Paris Accord Withdraw Doesn't Mean Much For U.S. Energy With 40 percent of the nation's coal, Wyoming is by far the largest coal-producing state. NPR's Michel Martin talks about the future of coal production with energy economist Robert Godby.
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Former Energy Secretary Says Climate Change Needs 'A Robust Response' President Trump said the U.S. has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord. NPR's Michel Martin talks about possible effects with Ernest Moniz, former energy secretary and an MIT professor.
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Breastfeeding may protect against chronic pain after Caesarean sectionBreastfeeding after a Caesarean section (C-section) may help manage pain, with mothers who breastfed their babies for at least two months after the operation three times less likely to experience persistent pain compared to those who breastfed for less than two months, according to new research being presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia Congress in Geneva (June 3-5).
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Questions raised over physician-assisted suicideFew issues in medicine have been more controversial in recent years than physician-assisted suicide, with medical experts and the general public unable to come to a consensus that balances the delicate issue of dying with dignity with the interests of the individual and society as a whole. A special session at this year's Euroanaesthesia meeting in Geneva (June 3-5) will analyse issues raised by t
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Are Humans Getting Smarter or Less Intelligent? We may pay a price for abstract thinking. Read More
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Bahrain minister briefly hacked after Qatar cyber attackHackers temporarily took over the Twitter account of the Bahraini foreign minister on Saturday, just 10 days after a cyber attack on the official news agency of neighbouring Qatar.
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Toyota ends electric-car ties with Tesla: reportToyota has terminated its tie-up with Tesla and stepped up efforts to develop electric vehicles by itself, a newspaper said Saturday.
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SpaceX blasts off cargo using recycled spaceshipSpaceX on Saturday blasted off a shipment of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station using for the first time a vessel that had flown before.
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Environmental studies don't support Trump's 'cleanest' claimPresident Donald Trump said the United States "will continue to be the cleanest and most environmentally friendly country on Earth" as he announced a U.S. pullout from an international accord designed to curb climate change.
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Immunotherapy drug effective for metastatic triple negative breast cancerThe immunotherapy drug, Pembrolizumab, is effective in shrinking tumors among metastatic triple negative breast cancer patients as found in a clinical trial led by NYU Langone's Perlmutter Cancer Center.
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Queen Cersei Must Be Jealous She Doesn't Have This Custom Lego Game of Thrones Throne Room GIF What is this, an Iron Throne for ants? YouTuber Tusserte recently released a video sharing his custom Lego Red Keep Throne Room, which is currently occupied by Queen Cersei on Game of Thrones . According to the video, the project took about 18 months to conceptualize and build, and consists of over 15,000 Legos. The video’s a little long, but there are are a couple of interesting tidbits in t
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FCC Considering Nightmare Rules That Allow Telemarketers to Go Straight to Voicemail Image source: Apple It’s a legal gray area that some companies are already taking advantage of, but the FCC is currently deciding if it wants to make it officially acceptable. Telemarketers and robocall services hope to take advantage of a loophole that would allow them to skip the call and just flood your voicemail inbox with messages. New services are offering “ringless voicemail” services that
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Amazon Now Has Every Issue of Omni, the Scifi 'Magazine of the Future' GIF Omni Magazine , one of the most iconic science fiction publications in history, is back. Jerrick Media has released the entire 200-issue archive on Amazon , with select proceeds going to help the Museum of Science Fiction. Founded in 1978 (not-so-coincidentally one year after Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope came out), Omni Magazine was a mainstay publication in science, innovation, and specu
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How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake ScienceThe party’s fast journey from debating how to combat climate change to arguing against its existence is a story of big political money and Democratic hubris.
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Enhanced test for urinary tract infections detects more bacteria than standard testOne of the primary ways physicians diagnose urinary tract infections is with a test that detects bacteria in urine. A new enhanced test, developed at Loyola University Chicago, detects significantly more bacteria than the standard test, according to a study presented at a meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans.
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Al Gore's Sequel to An Inconvenient Truth Gets Recut for One Very Obvious Reason Photo: Getty Al Gore’s sequel to his Academy Award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth was scheduled to hit theaters on July 28th, but some major news dropped this week that you may have heard about. Now, an early cut will screen in cities for free next week and the decision for America to drop out of the Paris Accord will be added to the film, Anyone speculating on potential box office for
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What Can Comedians Teach Us about Imagination?Insights about imagination from a discussion with comedians -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Dragon flies, Falcon lands—another good day for SpaceX Enlarge / The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, is seen at Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Saturday. (credit: NASA ) 5:20pm ET Saturday update : The clouds broke apart enough for the Falcon 9 rocket to launch on Saturday evening from Kennedy Space Center, and, after delivering its payload into low Earth orbit, the booster made a landing back in Flori
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Save On Anker's PowerCore II, the Sequel To Your Favorite Battery Pack Anker PowerCore II , $36 Anker’s PowerCore line has reigned as our readers’ favorite USB battery pack for nearly a year, and its long awaited sequel is down to $36 today , within $2 of the best price we’ve seen. In addition to a fresh new design, the PowerCore II includes three high speed USB charging ports with a whopping 30W shared between them, plus dual 10W microUSB inputs, allowing you to re
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Baby Ursula's Descendants 2 Song Is Here to Cast Us All Down Into a Watery Grave Still: YouTube I come to you, now, a changed person. I sank to the depths of Davy Jones’ Locker, clawing at the water to survive, and have emerged tired, weak, and broken. The salt water, along with my sanity, clings to me like a slowly shedding second skin. Amidst the emotional trauma and chaos, I can only mutter two syllables: Uma. Oh, I’m sorry... UUUUUUUUMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA. GIF It. Just. Keeps
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Get Gutsy About Your Digestive Health in 2017Gut health affects everyone, whether they have a chronic condition or an occasional tummy ache.
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Make Your Own Bootleg HoloLens With the Cardboard Holokit GIF GIF source: Fengyuan Zhu While the world catches up with VR, imperfect but affordable options for entry like Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR will get the job done. But augmented/mixed reality is also proving itself to be a ripe new field and for anyone looking to dip their toes in the water of this brave new world, the Holokit has come to save the day. Like Google Cardboard, the Holoki
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Space Photos of the Week: Saturn’s Moon Gets Tipsy After Polar Wander Look through images of Saturn's rings, a partial solar eclipse, and the Grand Canyon. The post Space Photos of the Week: Saturn’s Moon Gets Tipsy After Polar Wander appeared first on WIRED .
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Security News This Week: OneLogin Had One Very Bad Breach Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: OneLogin Had One Very Bad Breach appeared first on WIRED .
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That Time Marie Curie Was Just Trying to Get the Electricity RunningRepeat Nobel Winners, they’re just like us! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Even If the Siri Speaker Sucks You'll Want It Image: Getty / Gizmodo We all know Apple’s game by now. Wait in the wings while all of the other companies fuck up while trying to innovate, and then, just when it seems almost too late, introduce a product that does the same thing as everybody else’s product, but better. This is bound to be true with the rumored Siri speaker. The idea is oddly exciting. It’s widely believed that, on Monday, Appl
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Saturday's Best Deals: Google Home, Logitech Webcam, Electric Shaver, and More Google Home , a well-specced laptop , and a great electric shaver lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Dell Latitude E7250 , $460 It’s not the prettiest laptop I’ve ever seen, but $460 is a great price for a computer with a Core i5, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD, and Windows 10 Pro. It’s only available tod
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How Hot Were the Oceans When Life First Evolved?We know little about Earth's surface temperatures for the first 4 billion years or so of its history. This presents a limitation into research of life's origins on Earth and how it might arise on distant worlds.
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Ancient Sloth and Bison Fossils Turn Up in LA Metro DigFossils from a bison and a giant sloth were unearthed on May 16 in Los Angeles by the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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Trump climate deal: Modi vows to go beyond Paris accordThe Indian and French leaders pledge to fight climate change together and "protect Mother Earth".
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Koldinghus-udstilling hylder hverdagens oversete designMuseet på Koldinghus har netop åbnet en udstilling om design, som sjældent gør meget væsen af sig, men til gengæld gør hverdagen nemmere eller bedre for dem, der bruger det.
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Dive With a Cousteau in a Private SubmarinePierre-Yves Cousteau, the youngest son of Jacques Cousteau, explores a sunken ship and artificial reef in the Bahamas. Join him in 360 degrees aboard a submersible craft.
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Fox News Gets Mad That Wonder Woman Isn't in Her American Apparel Underwear Photo Courtesy Warner Bros. Leave it to Fox News to get pissed that a movie starring a Greek demi-goddess isn’t American enough... and this isn’t even the first time. During Friday’s episode of Your World with Neil Cavuto , host Cavuto got into it with guests Dion Baia and Mike Gunzelman about about actor Gal Gadot’s lack of red, white, and blue on her Wonder Woman costume... well, technically ju
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The Atlantic
Avoiding Two Degrees of Warming 'Is Now Totally Unrealistic' Michael Oppenheimer has been thinking about climate change about as long as most Americans have been alive. For almost four decades, he has worked on answering the phenomenon’s two most pressing questions: How dangerous will climate change get? And what can humanity do about it? So after President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Thursday, Oppenheimer wa
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Ars Technica
Forty years gone: I was 12 when a Led Zeppelin concert turned into a riot 70,000 fans awaiting the start of the show. (credit: Original Source unknown ) Changes fill my time, baby, that's alright with me In the midst I think of you, and how it used to be —Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, "Ten Years Gone" This is the mystery of the quotient, quotient Upon us all, upon us all a little rain must fall —Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, "The Rain Song" As we exited the air-condition
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Not green enoughOnly three countries have not signed up to the Paris agreement - but for very different reasons.
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WIRED
Sofia Samatar’s Arabian Fantasies Get Dosed In Reality On this week's 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, Sofia Samatar discusses the inspiration she found in ancient Arabian writings. The post Sofia Samatar's Arabian Fantasies Get Dosed In Reality appeared first on WIRED .
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Chemists forge a new path in the search for antibioticsScientists 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, said the researche
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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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The Biggest, Strangest ‘Batteries’It’s tricky to store energy on an industrial scale, but engineers have devised clever workarounds. And as wind and solar grow in importance, so will storage technology.
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WIRED
Robocars Could Add $7 Trillion to the Global Economy A new report predicts a $7 trillion self-driving economy. Get some of that future cash. The post Robocars Could Add $7 Trillion to the Global Economy appeared first on WIRED .
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Take an HD Ride around Jupiter [Video]An exquisite time-lapse of our local, surprisingly complex gas giant -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Chromosomes Combat Counterfeit CaviarResearchers found unique genetic variants that differentiate costly beluga caviar from cheaper fakes that rip off consumers. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Tekken 7 review: Stellar PC port for both 4K rigs and Intel HD Graphics Enlarge / Street Fighter's Akuma and Tekken's Heihachi face off in a battle to the death. (credit: Bandai Namco) I'm old enough to remember PC gamers' first taste of half-decent fighting games. Those of us who had a Gravis Gamepad and a dream had only a few options in the early '90s: slapdash Street Fighter II ports and "PC-exclusive" fare like One Must Fall 2097 . It was a dark, robotic time. In
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Cut Your Cleaning Time In Half: This $85 Bissell Vacuum Is Also a Steam Mop Bissell Symphony All-In-One Steam Mop/Vacuum , $85 Keeping floors clean is tedious enough as it is, but you can save some time with this $85 Bissell Symphony , which is a vacuum and a steam mop all in one. You can use it as a vacuum, a steam mop, or with the flick of a switch, both at the same time. It even uses some kind of sorcery to keep your debris bin dry even as you vacuum up water molecule
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Afgående Danfoss-direktør: Digitalisér – hellere nu end senereDanfoss’ afgående direktør har satset hårdt på digitalisering. Selv for Danfoss har det været en stor opgave, men også mindre virksomheder skal i gang, mener Niels B. Christiansen. Ellers risikerer de at blive overhalet.
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The Atlantic
The Leftovers and Bookstores: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing The Leftovers Turned the End of the World Into the Best Show on TV Alison Herman | The Ringer “ The Leftovers inadvertently became a solution to, or at least a respite from, pop culture’s solution addiction. In a TV ecosystem consumed by figuring out either what’s already happened or what will, it’s a relief to have a show that can’t be cracked — and one where cracking it is beside the point. The
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Ariel Levy – Big Things That Are Not Talked About – Think Again Podcast #101 Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Ariel Levy on the silence around the animal facts of women's physical lives, her comically awkward experience with the shamanic hallucinogen Ayahuasca, and much more. Read More
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Welcome to Poppy’s World Pop singer? YouTube star? Cult Leader? Whoever she is, Poppy is here to take over the internet. The post Welcome to Poppy's World appeared first on WIRED .
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The Gospel of Hard Work, According to Silicon Valley Always be working. The post The Gospel of Hard Work, According to Silicon Valley appeared first on WIRED .
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Adding abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival by 40 percentAdding abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment for prostate cancer improves survival by 37 percent, according to the results of one of the largest ever clinical trials for prostate cancer.
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Leaving the Paris Climate Accord Could Lead to a Public Health DisasterGlobal warming will get worse. Physical and mental health might, too -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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How Do America's Middle Eastern Allies Like Trump Now? Over the past two weeks, I have been asking the same question to my friends in the Middle East: Do you feel as good about the president’s trip to your region today as you did two weeks ago? So much of significance happens daily with this president that it’s sometimes tough to even remember what happened a few short weeks ago. But, even accounting for the generous curve against which this presiden
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The Atlantic
How Al Franken Got America to Take Him Seriously In many ways, Al Franken is the perfect interlocutor for this odd current moment, with its attendant Kathy Griffin press conferences and presidential gripes at Rosie O’Donnell and Onion headlines come true . When it’s hard to distinguish between a real Senate hearing and Saturday Night Live , get you a man who can do both. Franken, a 15-year veteran of the NBC comedy show, and, most recently, a t
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Review: HP Envy 34 Curved All-in-One (2017) Very few computers make a statement just by sitting on top of your desk. The post Review: HP Envy 34 Curved All-in-One (2017) appeared first on WIRED .
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Sleep Shrinks the Brain's Synapses to Make Room for New LearningThe process keeps the attic of your mind well organized -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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India Acknowledges Three Cases of Zika VirusThe government had kept quiet about the cases, hoping to avoid public panic, while stepping up testing and mosquito control efforts.
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Klimaforandringer truer asiatiske storbyerKlimaforandringer ­tvinger folk mod storbyerne i ­nogle lande og underminerer vand- forsyning og stormflods­beskyttelse andre steder.
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Margaret Atwood: Plastics are poisoning us. We need change, now In a new series marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the novelist calls for a revolt against petrochemical polymers Ah, the Reformation. And then, inevitably, the Counter-Reformation. We remember them, sort of, especially after reading Dissolution, CJ Sansom ’s detective thriller about the shutting down of and, not incidentally, the looting of rich but decadent English monasteries un
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'It was quasi-religious': the great self-esteem con In the 1980s, Californian politician John Vasconcellos set up a task force to promote high self-esteem as the answer to all social ills. But was his science based on a lie? In 2014, a heartwarming letter sent to year 6 pupils at Barrowford primary school in Lancashire went viral. Handed out with their Key Stage 2 exam results, it reassured them: “These tests do not always assess all of what it is
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Dive With a Cousteau in a Private SubmarinePierre-Yves Cousteau Jr., the youngest son of Jacques Cousteau, explores a sunken ship and artificial reef in the Bahamas. Join him in 360 degrees aboard a submersible craft.
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ASCO i tal: 38.000 onkologer indtager Chicago Startskuddet til verdens største onkologi-kongres ASCO har lydt, og netop nu er 38.000 onkologer fra hele verden ved at indfinde sig på det kæmpestore kongrescenter McCormick Place i Chicago.
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending June 3, 2017)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Gentrification, Post-Soviet Style She was, on first glance, a most unlikely civil activist, and certainly no obvious rabble rouser: an aged, stooped, frail, silver-haired pensioner, who also happened to be the starshaya po domu —something like “chief resident”—of a Khrushchevka , a five-story apartment building dating back to the era of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. My wife and I had lived in this particular Khrushchevka from
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ING BAGSIDEN: Breaking – Jordkloden udvider sig cirka 20 mm pr. årHer får I ugens ekspansionsteori fra Lynch.
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Trying to Be an Apolitical Muslim in America Haroon Moghul is tired of reading books about American Muslims and terrorism. The 30-something writer and educator often gives talks and teaches courses, where “people come up to me ... and say, ‘What can I read about Islam that will help me understand who Muslims are?’” he told me. “There are so few books out there that I would recommend. It’s deeply disheartening.” In How to Be a Muslim , Moghu
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France 'corrects' White House video on climate pact factsIn an unusual move, France's foreign ministry on Friday issued a pointed fact-check of Donald Trump's claims about the UN's Paris climate agreement.
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UNESCO has 'serious concern' over Great Barrier Reef coralA United Nations agency said Saturday it had "serious concern" about coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier and urged the government to work faster to improve water quality in the region.
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Indian fishermen try new nets for healthier oceansThe fishermen were dubious when ocean experts suggested they could save their dwindling marine stocks just by switching to new nets.
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Two giant, rare 'corpse' flowers bloom in ChicagoIt is unusual enough to see one of nature's biggest, rarest—not to mention smelliest—flowers bloom. But it is extraordinary to see two bloom at once.
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California plots to fight 'AWOL' Trump on climateCalifornia stands poised to fill the US leadership vacuum in the battle against climate change, analysts say, as the state's governor Jerry Brown headed to China on Friday for a high-profile visit largely centered on environmental issues.
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Takeoff and cruise: Toyota making 'flying car,' luxury boat (Update)Toyota Motor Corp. is working on a "flying car."
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'Tallinn Manual 2.0'—the rulebook for cyberwarWith ransomware like "WannaCry" sowing chaos worldwide and global powers accusing rivals of using cyberattacks to interfere in domestic politics, the latest edition of the world's only book laying down the law in cyberspace could not be more timely.
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Chemical 'dance' of cobalt catalysis could pave way to solar fuelsBy splitting a water molecule into two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen, scientists can use the boundless energy of the sun to make a clean fuel. In a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and Harvard University, scientists have for the first time been able to see an especially important step in the water-splitting process, which may bring us closer to
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Beaver return 'benefits environment'A researcher says re-introducing beavers in England would help water supplies and prevent floods.
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Science | The Guardian
Anthony Burgess's lost dictionary of slang discovered A Clockwork Orange author only managed entries for three letters and his abortive labours were thought to have gone for ever The writer Anthony Burgess invented futuristic slang for his cult novel A Clockwork Orange and was so fascinated by the language of the street that he began work on a dictionary more than 50 years ago. Now his lost dictionary of slang, abandoned after several hundred entrie
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