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3D-printeren åbnede for en ny måde at tænke påTeledyne Reson anskaffede en 3D-printer for at ­lette ­udviklingsarbejdet, men i dag bruges den også til at producere emner, som før blev bestilt hos underleverandører. Det har givet store besparelser.
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Cannabinoids used in sequence with chemotherapy are a more effective treatment for cancer, say expertsCannabinoids - the active chemicals in cannabis - are effective in killing leukemia cells, particularly when used in combination with chemotherapy treatments, new research confirms.
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Antibiotic overuse in children could be reduced with improved communicationTo help reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics for common childhood illnesses, parents would benefit from fuller communication from their health care providers, suggests new research.
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Artificial fluorescent membrane lipid shows active role in living cellsBiological membranes, such as those surrounding animal cells, are made up of lipids and proteins. Because these molecules do not usually mix well, they are distributed within different regions of the membrane. These two lipids are required for the generation of cholesterol-dependent raft domains, which are necessary for signaling within the plasma membrane. However, it was not clear how SMs intera
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Natural Caesarean section is safe, popular and feasible and is not encouraging maternal requests for C-section births'Natural Caesarean Section' -- in which women enjoy enhanced contact and bonding with their baby just as they would in a vaginal birth -- is safe, popular and feasible, and is not encouraging mothers to request C-section birth when it is not medically necessary, according to an expert in the field.
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Cell phone use and distracted driving begins in the mindEven simple cell phone conversations can cause distracted driving. Researchers have found listening on the phone while driving creates a lag in the mind to extract itself from one object before fixing attention on another object.
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Midpelvic forceps, vacuum deliveries: Higher rates of trauma for mothers and babiesCompared with Cesarean deliveries, midpelvic forceps and midpelvic vacuum deliveries lead to higher rates of maternal and infant trauma, according to a new study.
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New hyper-local air pollution map unveiledEngineering researchers have developed the most detailed and extensive local map of air pollution ever produced for an urban area, using specially equipped Google Street View cars to measure air quality on a block-by-block basis.
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Study estimates amount of water needed to carve Martian valleysA new study calculates the amount of water needed to carve the ancient network of valleys on Mars and concludes the planet's surface was once much more watery than previously thought. The study bolsters the idea that Mars had a warmer climate and active hydrologic cycle, with water evaporating from an ancient ocean, returning to the surface as rainfall and eroding the extensive network of valleys.
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Sleep duration impacts treatment response for depressed patients with insomniaPreliminary results from a new study show that depressed patients with insomnia who sleep seven or more hours per night are more likely to benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and achieve depression remission.
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Sleep regularity is important for the happiness and well-being of college studentsKeeping a regular sleep pattern contributes to the happiness and well-being of college students.
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Mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea is associated with hypertension, diabetesPreliminary data from two studies suggest that mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension and diabetes.
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Sleep extension improves response time, reduces fatigue in professional baseball playersPreliminary results from a new study suggest that short-term sleep extension improves response time and daytime functioning of professional baseball players.
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Social jet lag is associated with worse mood, poorer health and heart diseasePreliminary results of a new study show that social jet lag has emerged as an important circadian marker for health outcomes.
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'Hail Mary' mechanism can rescue cells with severely damaged chromosomesSafeguards for maintaining the integrity of chromosomes during cell growth and division can fail, and a cell may find itself trying to divide into two daughter cells with a loose chromosomal fragment drifting away from a broken chromosome. Researchers are studying a remarkable mechanism that carries broken chromosomes through the process of cell division so that they can be repaired and function n
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X-ray laser turns molecule into tiny ‘black hole’ When scientists focused the full intensity of the world’s most powerful X-ray laser on a small molecule, they got a surprise: A single laser pulse stripped all but a few electrons out of the molecule’s biggest atom from the inside out, leaving a void that started pulling in electrons from the rest of the molecule, like a black hole gobbling a spiraling disk of matter. Within 30 femtoseconds—milli
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Increasing susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus in the United StatesFindings from a study that looked at susceptibility trends of Staphylococcus aureus in US hospital patients showed that key antibiotics used to treat the bacteria became more active over the course of the study, a rare occurrence.
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Two combination therapies shrink melanoma brain metastases in more than half of patientsA combination regimen of two immunotherapies and another of two targeted therapies each significantly shrank metastatic brain tumors in at least 50 percent of patients in separate multi-center clinical trials presented today at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting by principal investigators from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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Steady decrease in severe health problems for childhood cancer survivorsTreatments for childhood cancer are often intense and carry the risk of lifelong health problems for survivors. An analysis of 23,600 childhood cancer survivors in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS), funded by the National Institutes of Health, found that the rate of severe health problems occurring five or more years after diagnosis has declined over time.
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Routine genomic testing is feasible, but only a subset of patients benefitGenomic testing of tumor samples can enable personalized treatment selection, where targeted treatments are matched to genetic changes in the tumor. Although a growing number of patients with advanced cancers receive some genomic testing, comprehensive genomic testing is not yet routine care.
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Cancer patients who systematically reported their symptoms lived longerCancer patients who reported their symptoms to their cancer care providers using a web-based survey lived longer than those patients who did not, according to a study led by a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher.
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New technology dives deep into the cancer genomeIn a study of 124 patients with advanced breast, lung, and prostate cancers, a new, high-intensity genomic sequencing approach detected circulating tumor DNA at a high rate. In 89 percent of patients, at least one genetic change detected in the tumor was also detected in the blood. Overall, 627 (73 percent) genetic changes found in tumor samples were also found in blood samples with this approach.
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New drug shows durable efficacy across diverse pediatric and adult cancersScientists may have developed the first targeted, oral, tumor-type agnostic therapy -- a cancer medicine that works comparably well across many kinds of cancer, regardless of patient age. In clinical trials of adults and children with 17 different types of advanced cancer, larotrectinib treatment resulted in responses in 76 percent of patients. Response to larotrectinib has been durable, with 79 p
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Olaparib slows growth of BRCA-related metastatic breast cancerFindings from a phase III clinical trial of about 300 women may introduce PARP inhibitors as a new type of treatment for breast cancer. Compared to standard chemotherapy, the oral targeted medicine olaparib (Lynparza) reduced the chance of progression of advanced, BRCA-related breast cancer by 42 percent, delaying progression by about three months.
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Abiraterone slows advanced prostate cancer, helps patients live longerA clinical trial of nearly 2,000 men shows that adding abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) to a standard initial treatment regimen for high-risk, advanced prostate cancer lowers the relative risk of death by 37 percent. The three-year survival rate was 76 percent with standard therapy alone, but 83 percent with standard therapy plus abiraterone.
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Web-based system for self-reporting symptoms helps patients live longerA randomized clinical trial of 766 patients shows that a simple intervention -- a web-based tool that enables patients to report their symptoms in real time, triggering alerts to clinicians -- can have major benefits, including longer survival. Patients with metastatic cancer who used the tool to regularly report symptoms while receiving chemotherapy lived a median of five months longer than those
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Abiraterone delays metastatic prostate cancer growth by 18 months, extends survivalAdding abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) plus prednisone to standard hormonal therapy for men newly diagnosed with high-risk, metastatic prostate cancer lowers the chance of death by 38 percent. In a phase III clinical trial of 1,200 men, abiraterone also more than doubled the median time until the cancer worsened, from 14.8 months to 33 months.
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New transplant technology could benefit patients with type 1 diabetesCombining a new hydrogel material with a protein that boosts blood vessel growth could improve the success rate for transplanting insulin-producing islet cells into persons with type 1 diabetes. In an animal model, the technique enhanced the survival rate of transplanted insulin-producing cells, restoring insulin production in response to blood glucose levels and curing these diabetic animals.
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Lactobacillus from yogurt inhibits multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogensA Lactobacillus isolate from commercial yogurt, identified as Lactobacillus parafarraginis, inhibited the growth of several multidrug-resistant/extended spectrum β-lactamase bacteria from patients at a hospital in Washington, D.C.
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A single radiation treatment sufficiently relieves spinal cord compression symptomsCHICAGO - A common complication in people with metastatic cancer, spinal cord compression is a major detriment to quality of life. Radiation treatment is widely used to relieve pain and other symptoms, but there is no standard recommended schedule, and approaches currently vary. Findings from a phase III clinical trial show that a single radiation treatment is as effective as a full week of radiat
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Psychological intervention lowers survivors' fear of cancer recurrenceAbout 50 percent of all cancer survivors and 70 percent of young breast cancer survivors report moderate to high fear of recurrence. The fear can be so distressing that it negatively affects medical follow-up behavior, mood, relationships, work, goal setting, and quality of life. Yet, interventions to alleviate this fear are lacking.
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Remote therapy program improves quality of life, lowers distress after cancer diagnosisCHICAGO - Most patients experience significant distress after they are diagnosed with cancer. This distress not only erodes quality of life, but can also negatively affect the course of the disease and the patient's ability to tolerate treatment.
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Technology leads to better treatment for Staphylococcus aureus sepsisA new testing and treatment approach led to shorter hospital stays for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections. Study results were presented at the ASM Microbe 2017 conference in New Orleans, LA, on June 3, 2017.
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Sunken Australian warship HMAS Perth ransacked by illegal scavengers Only 40% remains of final resting place of 353 Australian sailors who drowned off Java in second world war, archaeologists say One of Australia’s most treasured second world war warships has been illegally salvaged for metal, devastating the war grave of more than 300 sailors, maritime archaeologists say. An Australian-Indonesian expedition conducted a dive on the wreck of HMAS Perth, which sank
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Physicists squeeze extra data from superfast X-ray probes using machine learningChemical reactions could be probed in even greater detail using a method invented by Imperial researchers that better characterises ultrafast X-rays.
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Ars Technica
IBM unveils world’s first 5nm chip IBM, working with Samsung and GlobalFoundries, has unveiled the world's first 5nm silicon chip. Beyond the usual power, performance, and density improvement from moving to smaller transistors, the 5nm IBM chip is notable for being one of the first to use horizontal gate-all-around (GAA) transistors, and the first real use of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography. GAAFETs are the next evolution of
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Popular Science
China and Russia are teaming up to create the next generation of jumbo jet From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal The C929 will compete with the Boeing 787 and the Airbus A330neo. China and Russia officially launch a joint venture to build a high-tech jumbo jet for the 2020s.
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Ars Technica
Tech firms: We’re trying to make our sites hostile to terrorists Enlarge (credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images) In the aftermath of the London attack, Facebook, Google, and Twitter have insisted that they already work closely with the UK government to flush out the sharing of extremist content—as fresh calls to crack down on the Internet and end-to-end crypto once again surfaced following a terror atrocity. It comes after prime minister Theresa May said on Sunday
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We are becoming segregated into young and old communities without realisingDifferences in political views between different age groups have been very apparent during the current UK election campaign. The polls are showing Labour's Jeremy Corbyn well ahead with young voters, for example, while older voters are firmly backing the Conservatives under Theresa May. There were similarly marked differences in voting intention between age groups in the referendums over EU member
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Treating depression with softwareA treatment for depression using Emotional Faces Memory Task resulted in a significantly greater reduction of major depressive disorder symptoms compared to a control group, according to initial clinical results.
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What if several of the world's biggest food crops failed at the same time?Less than one-quarter of Earth's total cropland produces nearly three-quarters of the staple crops that feed the world's population – especially corn, wheat and rice, the most important cereal crops. These areas are our planet's major breadbaskets.
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Modeling morphology: Solid-solid phase transitions based on colloidal particle shape changes(Phys.org)—Phase transitions are transformations that occur between states of matter—that is, between solid, liquid, gas, and less commonly between gas and plasma. What may be surprising is that solid-solid phase transitions, which are essential in metallurgy, ceramics, earth science, reconfigurable materials, and colloidal matter, are the most common. (Examples of solid-solid phase transitions in
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Pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase chance of recurrenceFindings from a retrospective study of 1,200 women provide reassurance to breast cancer survivors who are contemplating pregnancy. In the study, women who became pregnant after an early breast cancer diagnosis, including those with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive tumors, did not have a higher chance of cancer recurrence and death than those who did not become pregnant.
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Psychological intervention relieves distress in patients with advanced cancerAdvanced cancer triggers enormous distress and brings challenges that can seem overwhelming. Yet, most cancer centers lack systematic approaches to help patients and families manage the practical and emotional toll of advanced cancer.
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Vaginal bacteria alter sexual transmission of Zika and herpes simplex virus-2Bacteria in the vagina can inhibit sexually transmitted Zika virus and herpes simplex virus-2 in women, according to a new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The findings were discussed at the ASM Microbe 2017 meeting on June 2, 2017, in New Orleans.
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New mechanism behind Parkinson's disease revealedOIST researchers 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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Census shows which mammals survive in forests surrounded by sugarcane plantationsResearchers at São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Brazil have published a census of medium and large mammals found in 22 forest remnants surrounded by sugarcane plantations in the state. They found approximately 90% of all the species of mammals expected for São Paulo State but in smaller forest fragments, the researchers recorded only 20 percent - 50 percent of the species expected to occur ac
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Herbs, spices on vegetables may increase their appeal to men, young adultsSeasonings may entice adults -- especially men and people under age 50 -- who don't generally eat vegetables at lunchtime into increasing their vegetable intake, suggests a new study led by Joanna Manero, a graduate student in food science and human nutrition at the University of Illinois.
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Gizmodo
The Han Solo Movie Gives Us Our First Look at a New Kind of Stormtrooper Another New Mutant has been cast. Neill Blomkamp says he wants to make a District 9 sequel. Doctor Who spinoff Class faces a pretty dire future. Plus, tons of new footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming , Transformers: The Last Knight , and The Mummy , and new TV spots for The Dark Tower . To me, my Spoilers! Han Solo Set footage reveals a Stormtrooper (who appears to be a new design, with a lighter
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A Letter to My High School Physics TeacherOn his retirement after 37 years of masterful teaching -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Playing video games could be good for young people, helping develop communications and mental adaptability skillsPlaying video games could help young people develop the communications and mental adaptability skills required to succeed at university.
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We can't recycle our way to 'zero waste'In the wake of the final episode of the ABC's War on Waste, in which a dismayed Craig Reucassel canvasses Australia's rubbish-related sins, the idea of "zero waste" is pretty hot right now.
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Exoplanet HD 131399 Ab turns out to be a background star, new study finds(Phys.org)—A new study conducted by an international team of astronomers suggests that a recently discovered alien world, designated HD 131399 Ab, may not be a planet at all, but rather a background star. The researchers presented evidence supporting their hypothesis in a paper published online May 19 on the arXiv pre-print repository.
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'Scrambled light' wavemeter breakthroughA breakthrough innovation in the measurement of lasers can measure changes one millionth of the size of an atom and could revolutionize their use in quantum technologies and healthcare thanks to new, lower-cost technology.
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Phosphorus-containing lipid molecule self-assembles into a cuboid structureFor the first time, scientists have observed a phosphorus-containing lipid molecule that assembles by itself to form cubes. Research carried out at facilities including DESY has shown that the unusual shape is due to special bonds in the synthetic molecule, a particular phospholipid. Phospholipids play an important role in living organisms, forming membranes, among other things. The new findings e
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Video: Eclipse ballooning projectFor the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will crossthe entire nation on Monday, August 21, 2017. Over the course of 100 minutes, 14 states across the United States will experience over two minutes of darkness in the middle of the day. Additionally, a partial eclipse will be viewable across the continent.
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Making flexible electronics with nanowire networksA smartphone touchscreen is an impressive piece of technology. It displays information and responds to a user's touch. But as many people know, it's easy to break key elements of the transparent, electrically conductive layers that make up even the sturdiest rigid touchscreen. If flexible smartphones, e-paper and a new generation of smart watches are to succeed, they can't use existing touchscreen
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Hidden feather patterns tell the story of birdsShearwaters are migratory marine birds that travel in a figure-of-eight pattern between the coasts of Siberia and Japan to Tasmania.
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Researcher looks into declining Texas mussel populationsJennifer Morton hovers methodically over a row of clear, water-filled containers on a tight-spaced industrial shelving system. She plucks a mollusk from one of the containers, observing the specimen as part of a study on freshwater mussel tolerances.
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A self-sufficient home with solar panels installed only on its facadeEPFL, in association with the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, the Geneva School of Art and Design and the University of Fribourg, is taking part in the 2017 international Solar Decathlon competition. Students have designed a house called NeighborHub that gets all its energy from solar panels installed only on the building's facade. NeighborHub will open its doors to the public
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WIRED
Banned From the US? There’s a Robot for That At the world's biggest human-computer interaction conference, researchers threatened by Trump's travel ban use telepresence robots to bridge the divide. The post Banned From the US? There's a Robot for That appeared first on WIRED .
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Image: Mysterious South Pole formation on MarsThis observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show it is late summer in the Southern hemisphere, so the Sun is low in the sky and subtle topography is accentuated in orbital images.
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Rediscovered mosses document changing Wisconsin landscapeThe Wisconsin State Herbarium at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has discovered a collection of more than 2,000 mosses from the turn of the 20th century, lost to time in a cabinet inside Birge Hall, where the herbarium is housed.
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Big ideas are getting harder to findModern-day inventors—even those in the league of Steve Jobs—will have a tough time measuring up to the productivity of the Thomas Edisons of the past.
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CONNECT registry shows only 9 percent compliance with genetic testing guidelines for AMLA study presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2017 shows only 9 percent of 259 evaluated AML patients received all seven of the NCCN-recommended genetic tests.
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Dasatinib excels in worldwide phase II trial against pediatric CMLWorldwide phase II clinical trial results presented ASCO 2017 show the promise of the second-generation drug dasatinib against pediatric CML. Of 113 pediatric patients studied, 75 percent of patients who had previously failed or did not tolerate imatinib saw progression-free survival 48 months after starting treatment with dasatinib.
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WIRED
Exploring the Gaudy Mansions of Kurdistan’s Dream City They sit just 50 miles from the battle of Mosul. The post Exploring the Gaudy Mansions of Kurdistan's Dream City appeared first on WIRED .
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Polish taxi drivers protest against UberTwo thousand Polish taxi drivers on Monday snarled traffic in the capital Warsaw by driving at a snail's pace to protest against competitors including the controversial ride-sharing app Uber.
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Try On Anker's Brand New Neckbuds For Just $23 [Exclusive] Anker SoundBuds Lite , $23 with code KINJASBL Anker’s SoundBuds have long been our readers’ favorite affordable Bluetooth headphones , and if you prefer neckbuds, the brand new SoundBuds Lite are just for you. You’ve almost definitely seen headphones like this before, and by now you probably know whether they’re a good fit for your lifestyle. In exchange for a somwhat unorthodox design, the main
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New drug shows durable efficacy across diverse pediatric and adult cancersScientists may have developed the first targeted, oral, tumor-type agnostic therapy – a cancer medicine that works comparably well across many kinds of cancer, regardless of patient age. In clinical trials of adults and children with 17 different types of advanced cancer, larotrectinib treatment resulted in responses in 76% of patients. Response to larotrectinib has been durable, with 79% of respo
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New technology dives deep into the cancer genomeIn a study of 124 patients with advanced breast, lung, and prostate cancers, a new, high-intensity genomic sequencing approach detected circulating tumor DNA at a high rate. In 89% of patients, at least one genetic change detected in the tumor was also detected in the blood. Overall, 627 (73%) genetic changes found in tumor samples were also found in blood samples with this approach.
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The Atlantic
What Trump Really Fears As the blast radius of the Russia investigation continues to expand, Donald Trump is facing an unnerving new reality: The fate of his presidency may now hinge on the motley, freewheeling crew of lieutenants and loyalists who have long populated his entourage. Last week, a subpoena for Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, was approved as part of the House Intelligence Committee’s investigatio
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The Atlantic
Finding Your Audiobook Voice The door closed with a whoosh like a vacuum seal. The seal sucked up all of the sound. It left behind only air—hot, still air that made the back of my neck liquefy. The Booth was a coffin, upright and fitted on two sides with glass, and I was being punished—sealed in alive—for daring to talk about my family. For saying, out loud to the universe, This is how it was or, rather, This is how it was t
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Ars Technica
Ars asks: What IT bugaboos keep you up at night? Enlarge / The specter of shadow IT casts its... uh... shadow. Shadows everywhere! (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) If you’re an IT manager or department head—the kind of person who routinely gets referred to in industry literature as an “ ITDM ”—you get to deal with a lot of uncertainty as part of your day-to-day job. I know because I spent a lot of my career in ITDM roles, worrying about thi
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Image of the Day: Wardrobe ChangeThe Asian common toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus), like other amphibians, will periodically shed the outermost layer of its skin, then consume it.
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A Look at the Grim Business of Underground Warfare in 1917Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Rick Perry Skirts Question of Trump’s Stance on Climate ChangeMr. Perry, the United States energy secretary, said that he believed human activity was affecting climate change but declined to say if the president did as well.
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Gizmodo
President Trump is Awake, Angry, and Tweeting (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Good morning! It’s the first day of a fresh new week in America. Let’s mosey on over to Twitter and see what the President of the United States has to say about our week ahead. Oh. Well, that’s not going to go over well with Trump’s lawyers. Let’s see what else is happening in Trumpland... Ah, I see. Well, the President is mad that the Muslim ban got “watered down.” Seems
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WIRED
Can’t Take a Joke? That’s Just Poe’s Law, 2017’s Most Important Internet Phenomenon Those trolls aren't really spewing hate speech—that's just you being thin-skinned and missing the irony! The post Can't Take a Joke? That's Just Poe's Law, 2017's Most Important Internet Phenomenon appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Wonder Woman Overcame Her Origin Story to Become a Feminist Icon Despite Diana of Themyscira's legacy of empowerment, that's not what made her a superhero—it was a crush gone wild. The post Wonder Woman Overcame Her Origin Story to Become a Feminist Icon appeared first on WIRED .
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Autism in Motion: Could Motor Problems Trigger Social Ones?Kids battling physical awkwardness may miss crucial opportunities to learn about interaction -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Zoos Take a Step Backward in Pangolin ConservationBy purchasing wild-caught animals, they're contributing to, and possibly stimulating, the trade in these highly endangered mammals -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Indien fyrer den af i rummet med ny raketDen folkerige nation afprøver ny raket med satellit på tre tons.
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How Is Worldwide Sea Level Rise Driven by Melting Arctic Ice?Experts explain how land ice thaw and the dynamics of warming water are raising ocean levels -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Gizmodo
Harvard Kicks Out 10 Incoming Students For Posting Offensive Memes (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Harvard is perhaps best known for producing some of the most heinous war criminals and terrorists of the second half of the 20th century, from Henry Kissinger to the Unabomber. But there is one thing that Harvard won’t stand for, and that’s offensive memes. The Harvard Crimson reports that at least ten incoming students had their acceptance rescinded in recent months aft
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Live Science
The Grand Canyon Is Extra Grand in This Stunning Student Photo from SpaceOne of the world's largest canyons – the United States' Grand Canyon – dominates below wispy clouds in this jaw-dropping view from the International Space Station.
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Live Science
Animal Sex: How Narwhals Do ItLittle is known about the mating behaviors of arctic-loving narwhals, also called the unicorns of the sea.
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Live Science
Gay Dads More Involved in Kids' Lives Than Heterosexual FathersResearch reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers. But it looks like gay fathers could be more apt to volunteer at their children's schools.
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Live Science
Skeleton of Teen Girl Yields Central America's Oldest Cancer CaseResearchers diagnosed a case of adolescent bone cancer in the 700-year-old remains of a teen buried in Panama.
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Dagens Medicin
Stort gennembrud for udsat brystkræft-gruppe PARP-hæmmeren olaparib kan stå til at få udvidet indikation efter resultater præsenteret på Plenary Session søndag på ASCO har vist, at lægemidlet fordobler den progressionsfrie overlevelse og reducerer tumorvæksten betydeligt hos kvinder med metastaseret, arvelig BRCA-muteret brystkræft.
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Dagens Medicin
Stor gruppe patienter med tyktarmskræft kan slippe med halv kemo-kur En stor gruppe tyktarmskræft-patienter med stadium 3-sygdom kan nøjes med adjuverende kemoterapi i tre måneder i stedet for de seks, der er standard i dag, viser en analyse af seks studier. Forventninger var højere, og resultaterne er derfor lidt nedslående, vurderer dansk ekspert.
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Dagens Medicin
Tillægsbehandling udsætter sygdomsprogression for prostatapatienter Mænd med prostatakræft i kastrationsbehandling vinder halvandet års progressionsfri overlevelse, hvis de får tillagt abiraterone til deres standardbehandling. Det er en kæmpe gevinst for patienterne, lyder reaktionen fra to danske eksperter.
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New Scientist - News
Collective rather than individual action can beat obesityThe more we learn about the drivers of obesity, the clearer it becomes that willpower alone won't work. Governments need to act
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The Atlantic
Messiah Complexes: Talking to Damon Lindelof About The Leftovers Finale This post contains spoilers about the ending of The Leftovers . The series finale of The Leftovers , which aired Sunday night on HBO offered the same mind-bending, format-breaking, emotionally resonant delights the show has excelled at throughout its run. It made a huge time jump, offered a typically open-ended answer to what exactly happened to the people lost in the rapture-like Great Departure
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Ingeniøren
Techtopia #3: iPhone fylder 10 år – sluk den nu!PODCAST: Den har brummet og forstyrret i din lomme i 10 år. Har den også lavet om på din hjerne og ødelagt din koncentrationsevne? Det mener den nye SLUK-bevægelse. Vært: Henrik Føhns.
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Ingeniøren
Sindal Varmeforsyning bygger avanceret biomasse-ovnEn danskudviklet, brændselsfleksibel forgasningsovn skal producere både el og varme til fjernvarmekunderne – i stedet for det oprindelige naturgasfyrede kraftvarmeanlæg.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Understanding star-forming galaxiesThe more stars a typical spiral galaxy contains, the faster it makes new ones. Astronomers call this relatively tight correlation the "galaxy main sequence." The main sequence might be due simply to the fact that galaxies with more stars have more of everything, including material for making new stars. Alternatively, the mechanisms making new stars could be more efficient in some galaxies, or it c
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Economists find improved electricity storage leads to innovation, efficiencyResearch recently published in the European Economic Review shows that improved electrical storage technology spurs innovation in both renewables and fossil fuels electricity production.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Research alliance builds new transistor for 5nm technologyIBM, its Research Alliance partners Globalfoundries and Samsung, and equipment suppliers have developed an industry-first process to build silicon nanosheet transistors that will enable 5 nanometer (nm) chips. The details of the process will be presented at the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits conference in Kyoto, Japan. In less than two years since developing a 7nm test node chip wit
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
New millimeter-wave technology could make future vehicles much saferHiroshima University and Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited (MIFS) today announced the development of a low-power millimeter-wave amplifier that feeds on 0.5 V power supply and covers the frequency range from 80 GHz to 106 GHz. It was fabricated using MIFS's Deeply Depleted Channel (DDC) technology. This is the first W-band (75−110 GHz) amplifier that can operate even with such a low power-supply v
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Fully sequenced deer genome made publicly availableResearchers at Baylor College of Medicine have played a leading role in sequencing the whole genome of the common white-tailed deer, which has recently been made public by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Plants take up more carbon once acclimated to warmer temperaturesA new understanding about how plants react to high temperatures may help improve predictions about how climate change will affect the planet.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Combining MRI and optical microscopy promising for brain researchFunctional magnetic resonance imaging reveals changes in blood-oxygen levels in different parts of the brain, but the data show nothing about what is actually happening in and between brain cells, information needed to better understand brain circuitry and function.
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Dagens Medicin
Screening vidner om behandlingseffekt hos ældre tyktarmskræftpatienter Sikkerhedsdata fra et nyt nordisk studie, der undersøger behandlingsmulighederne for ældre patienter med metastaserende tyktarmskræft, indikerer, at geriatriske screeningsværktøjer kan forudsige effekten af behandling hos den enkelte patient.
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Dagens Medicin
Muligt alternativ til patienter med modermærkekræft Patienter med modermærkekræft, hvis sygdom er progredieret efter de har været i behandling med PD-1- eller PD-L1-hæmmere, lader til at have effekt af at blive behandlet med antistoffet anti-LAG-3 i kombination med immunterapien nivolumab.
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Dagens Medicin
Måling af cellefrit tumor-DNA et nyttigt værktøj Tarmkræft-patienter med cellefrit tumor-DNA i blodet lever kortere, har reduceret progressionsfri overlevelse og responderer dårligere på behandling. Det viser et nyt, dansk studie, der taler for at anvende niveauet af cellefrit tumor-DNA som prognostisk markør.
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Dagens Medicin
Genomsekventering af kræfttumorer kan betale sigNy forskning viser, at det kan betale sig at genomsekventere kræfttumorer og basere behandlingen af patienterne på baggrund af resultatet. Dog får ikke alle patienter gav af det, siger forsker.
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Dagens Medicin
Nyt lægemiddel virker mod mange kræfttyper Forskere har udviklet et nyt lægemiddel, der rammer en bred vifte af kræfttyper. Specielt sjældne kræfttyper er mål for det nye lægemiddel, der har fået særstatus hos FDA.
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Dagens Medicin
Online selvrapportering forlænger livet Hvis patienter selvrapporterer deres symptomer på sygdommen og behandlingen i et onlineværktøj, kan deres kræftbehandlere med det samme reagere på en forværring af deres tilstand eller på alvorlige symptomer. Online selvrapportering får i et nyt forsøg patienter til at leve længere.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Study estimates amount of water needed to carve Martian valleysA new Northern Illinois University study calculates the amount of water needed to carve the ancient network of valleys on Mars and concludes the planet's surface was once much more watery than previously thought. The study bolsters the idea that Mars had a warmer climate and active hydrologic cycle, with water evaporating from an ancient ocean, returning to the surface as rainfall and eroding the
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWFMyanmar's wild elephants are being poached in record numbers with at least 20 killed this year due to surging demand for their hide, WWF said Monday, warning the species is facing a "crisis".
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Dagens Medicin
Graviditet øger ikke risiko for brystkræftKvinder, som bliver gravide efter behandling for brystkræft, har ikke højere risiko for at få tilbagefald, viser ny forskning.
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The Atlantic
Will The Rock Be Their Fortress, Their Deliverer? For normal people, the Trump administration is still in its settling-in, getting-to-know-you phase. For paid political obsessives, however, it’s high time to start freaking out about the next batch of presidential prospects. Which is why, as a veteran Washington journalist, I spent my birthday last weekend investigating one of the 2020 field’s early buzz generators: My kids and I hit the local ci
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Study estimates amount of water needed to carve Martian valleysA new study led by Northern Illinois University geography professor Wei Luo calculates the amount of water needed to carve the ancient network of valleys on Mars and concludes the Red Planet's surface was once much more watery than previously thought.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
UT Austin, Environmental Defense Fund, Google and Aclima unveil new hyper-local air pollution mapEngineering researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed the most detailed and extensive local map of air pollution ever produced for an urban area, using specially equipped Google Street View cars to measure air quality on a block-by-block basis.
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Ingeniøren
SAS: Vi vil ikke forhaste os med de supersoniske flySAS’ to nye DC8’ere med long-docked turbofan jetmotorer har 45 procent længere rækkevidde end de tidligere DC8’ere. Overlydsflyene er ikke lige om hjørnet.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Researchers unveil new hyper-local air pollution mapEngineering researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed the most detailed and extensive local map of air pollution ever produced for an urban area, using specially equipped Google Street View cars to measure air quality on a block-by-block basis. This new hyper-local mobile approach to measuring air quality, which reveals that air pollution can vary dramatically even within a s
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
First farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China tradeThe first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits will go to trial on Monday in Kansas against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China approved it for imports.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
'Hail Mary' mechanism can rescue cells with severely damaged chromosomesThe DNA vital to the life of a cell is packaged in chromosomes, and a variety of checkpoints, repair mechanisms, and other cellular safeguards exist to maintain the integrity of the chromosomes during cell growth and division. Those safeguards can fail, however, and a cell may find itself trying to divide into two daughter cells with a loose chromosomal fragment drifting away from a broken chromos
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conferenceApple appears poised to unveil a voice-activated, internet-connected speaker that would create a new digital pipeline into people's homes.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
India shows off space prowess with launch of mega rocketIndia's most powerful homegrown rocket to date is set to launch Monday, another milestone for its indigenous space programme that one day hopes to put a man into orbit.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Isolation by the West fuels a tech startup boom in IranMostafa Meisami has given up on the farming life, trading his old job raising cattle for a better-paying gig ferrying commuters through the notoriously traffic-clogged streets of the Iranian capital Tehran.
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Science-Based Medicine
The closure of major integrative medicine “Crown Jewels”: Terminating the Terminator?When it comes to expansion and infiltrating medicine, "integrative medicine" has frequently seemed like the Terminator: utterly relentless. Recent setbacks at major integrative medicine "Crown Jewels" resulting in their closure cast that narrative in doubt. However, I never forget that after its seeming destruction, the Terminator always comes back.
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Ars Technica
Evidence of an official iOS file manager hits the App Store ahead of WWDC Enlarge / This mostly empty App Store stub suggests Apple will add a file explorer to iOS 11. Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference gets underway in just a few hours, but it's never too late for leaks! iOS developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered an App Store entry for an Apple-published app called "Files." The listing appears to be a stub used to re-enable pre-installed first-party appli
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Science | The Guardian
Can you solve it? Are you in the smartest 10 per cent? As UK students sit their A-levels, here’s a ‘simple’ puzzle that once stumped nine out of ten 18-year-olds around the world Hello guzzlers, Today’s puzzle is about a rod and a string. Continue reading...
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WIRED
How to Watch Apple’s WWDC KeynoteApple's annual showcase kicks off on Monday morning. Here's how to watch the keynote speech. The post How to Watch Apple’s WWDC Keynote appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
An IBM Breakthrough Ensures Silicon Will Keep Shrinking A clever new design from IBM has major implications for everything from AI to self-driving cars. The post An IBM Breakthrough Ensures Silicon Will Keep Shrinking appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
WWDC 2017 Liveblog: Siri, iPads, MacBooks and More Follow along with our WWDC liveblog for updates on everything Apple announces. The post WWDC 2017 Liveblog: Siri, iPads, MacBooks and More appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
A Race to Develop Pollution Sensing Tech Plays Out in Oakland Using Google Street view cars and rooftop sensors, scientists are mapping pollution block by block in California. Now they think their tech is ready for primetime. The post A Race to Develop Pollution Sensing Tech Plays Out in Oakland appeared first on WIRED .
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cognitive science
Next Generation of Biologically Inspired Artificial Intelligence | Tara Karimi | TEDxRiceU submitted by /u/Cemvita [link] [comments]
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
'Hail Mary' mechanism can rescue cells with severely damaged chromosomesSafeguards for maintaining the integrity of chromosomes during cell growth and division can fail, and a cell may find itself trying to divide into two daughter cells with a loose chromosomal fragment drifting away from a broken chromosome. Researchers at UC Santa Cruz are studying a remarkable mechanism that carries broken chromosomes through the process of cell division so that they can be repair
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Treating depression w/ software: Tech from Mount Sinai steps into the digital healthcare universeA treatment for depression using Emotional Faces Memory Task (EFMT), a technology originally developed by two Mount Sinai researchers, resulted in a significantly greater reduction of major depressive disorder (MDD) symptoms compared to a control group, according to initial clinical results presented at the Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Scientific Convention on May 19, 2017, in San Diego
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Social jet lag is associated with worse mood, poorer health and heart diseasePreliminary results of a new study show that social jet lag has emerged as an important circadian marker for health outcomes.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Sleep regularity is important for the happiness and well-being of college studentsPreliminary results from the 'SNAPSHOT study,' an NIH-funded collaborative research project between the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and MIT Media Lab Affective Computing Group, suggest that keeping a regular sleep pattern contributes to the happiness and well-being of college students.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea is associated with hypertension, diabetesPreliminary data from two studies suggest that mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension and diabetes.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Sleep extension improves response time, reduces fatigue in professional baseball playersPreliminary results from a new study suggest that short-term sleep extension improves response time and daytime functioning of professional baseball players.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Study links late-night tweeting by NBA players to worse game performancePreliminary data from a new study suggests that NBA players had worse personal statistics in games that followed a late-night tweet between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Sleep duration impacts treatment response for depressed patients with insomniaPreliminary results from a new study show that depressed patients with insomnia who sleep seven or more hours per night are more likely to benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) and achieve depression remission.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Midpelvic forceps, vacuum deliveries: Higher rates of trauma for mothers and babiesCompared with Cesarean deliveries, midpelvic forceps and midpelvic vacuum deliveries lead to higher rates of maternal and infant trauma, according to a new study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Cell phone use and distracted driving begins in the mindEven simple cell phone conversations can cause distracted driving. Researchers have found listening on the phone while driving creates a lag in the mind to extract itself from one object before fixing attention on another object. Results published in the journal Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.
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New on MIT Technology Review
Grail’s $1 Billion Bet on the Perfect Cancer TestSeventy percent of cancers caught early are curable. Can a blood test find them?
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The Atlantic
The Leftovers: A Nicer Story Each week following episodes of the third and final season of The Leftovers , Sophie Gilbert and Spencer Kornhaber will discuss HBO’s drama about the aftermath of 2 percent of the world’s population suddenly vanishing. Spencer Kornhaber: By the time of its series finale, The Leftovers had already proven itself as a powerful statement about humanity. Its very last episode added in a powerful state
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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube
What Happens When Your Sled Dog Team Runs Off Without You? | Yukon Men #YukonMenTV | Fridays at 9/8c Stan turns his back on his dogs for one second - and they take off running without him! Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: http://discoverygo.com/yukon-men More Yukon: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/yukon-men/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter: https://tw
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WIRED
Digital Privacy: The Next Frontier In Antitrust Law American antitrust officials are questioning whether the Standard Oils of Silicon Valley should be scrutinized on more than just price. The post Digital Privacy: The Next Frontier In Antitrust Law appeared first on WIRED .
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
New millimeter-wave technology could make future vehicles much saferHiroshima University and Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited (MIFS) today announced the development of a low-power millimeter-wave amplifier that feeds on 0.5 V power supply and covers the frequency range from 80 GHz to 106 GHz.
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Scientific American Content: Global
Alaska Accelerates Indoor AgricultureWith 700 new greenhouses, Alaska is growing its own produce as deep into winter as the sun keeps rising. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Futurity.org
Climate change won’t stop stony corals from making rock New research suggests stony corals may fare better under the acidic ocean conditions caused by climate change than once thought. “The bottom line is that corals will make rock even under adverse conditions,” says Paul G. Falkowski, a professor who leads the Environmental Biophysics and Molecular Ecology Laboratory at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. “They will probably make rock even as the ocea
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Futurity.org
Ketamine after surgery linked to nightmares, delirium New research indicates that ketamine doesn’t lower levels of pain or reduce the need for pain-killing opioid drugs in the days after an operation, though anesthesiologists often use it with those goals. In addition, older surgery patients who receive it are more likely to experience hallucinations and nightmares in the recovery room and for several days following surgery. Past studies have even s
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The Atlantic
A Few Answers in the London Attack It’s not yet a full day after the attack, but already some answers are beginning to materialize. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, an organization that tracks terrorists. ISIS has often taken responsibility for similar attacks, even if there is little evidence to support their claim, and even if the attacker may have only been
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Futurity.org
Did volcanic ‘geoengineering’ cause a huge extinction? A volcanic eruption 440 million years ago may have been so severe it killed off most of the animals that existed at the time. The mass extinction, one of the five largest in Earth’s history that came at the end of the Ordivician geological period, may have been caused by pulses of atmospheric carbon dioxide and sulfate aerosols mixed together. The counterpart of the tumult in the skies was death
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Big Think
Pre-Humans May Have Developed in Europe Rather Than Africa The jawbone scanned in the study is the oldest hominin fossil ever found. Read More
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Vapor from novel tobacco hybrid device minimally impacts human cellsNew laboratory data reveal that vapor from a novel hybrid tobacco heating product (THP) iFuse and two standard THPs produced little or no effect on human cells in biological testing. The tests looked at the general health of the cells, mutations and damage to DNA, tumor promotion, oxidative stress and wound repair, all of which are involved in development of many smoking-related diseases.
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Science | The Guardian
Simple way to boost cancer survival rates: diet and exercise, studies say Studies of colon and breast cancer patients link healthy habits to better outcomes amid slew of research on lifestyle and cancer A healthy diet and exercise could reduce colon cancer patients’ chance of death and simply walking could improve survival rates for breast cancer survivors, studies presented at the world’s largest cancer conference have found. Related: Prostate cancer trial stuns resea
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Science | The Guardian
Painless cancer detection could become routine thanks to 'liquid biopsies' Biopsies are seen as the best way of detecting the illness – but they have traditionally often required invasive techniques Researchers are developing tests that could make cancer detection so painless that it becomes part of routine check-ups, experts said, as new developments in such “liquid biopsy” technology were presented at the world’s largest cancer conference in Chicago this weekend. Rela
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Natural Caesarean section is safe, popular and feasible and is not encouraging maternal requests for C-section birthsAn expert speaking at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Geneva (June 3-5) will say that 'Natural Caesarean Section' -- in which women enjoy enhanced contact and bonding with their baby just as they would in a vaginal birth -- is safe, popular and feasible, and is not encouraging mothers to request C-section birth when it is not medically necessary.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Nothing to fear for 'good Samaritan' doctors who assist medical emergenciesExperts at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Geneva (June 3-5) will look at what can happen when doctors are called on to help with a medical emergency (for example on board an aircraft, a so called 'good Samaritan' act) and says that and says that as long as they do their best, they can be confident it is very unlikely that legal action will be taken against them.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Cardiac arrest on plane journeys: New guidelines proposedNew guidelines to deal with the in-flight emergency of cardiac arrest in a passenger or crew member are being proposed at this year's Euroanaesthesia meeting in Geneva (June 3-5). The task force that has created the guidelines is led by Professor Jochen Hinkelbein, University of Cologne, Germany and President of the German Society for Aerospace Medicine.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Emergency medicine in space: Normal rules don't applyExperts at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Geneva (June 3-5) will discuss the unusual and challenging problem of how to perform emergency medical procedures during space missions.
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The Atlantic
Why Trump Criticized a London Under Attack The narcissism generally comes first. Early Saturday evening, an hour after first retweeting a Drudge Report alert about the London terrorist attack, Donald Trump declared that, “We need to be smart, vigilant and tough. We need the courts to give us back our rights. We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!” In other words, London proves him right. Everything does. When Omar Mateen murd
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Gizmodo
This ‘Flying Car’ Toyota Invested In Will Totally Be Ready By 2020 GIF Right around the time Toyota asked everyone to stop calling it boring , the company gave a startup called Cartivator more than $350,000 for its “flying car” that’s supposed to be commercialized by 2020. But the flying car is actually more like a drone, and it, um, doesn’t work very well so far. The flying drone-car made several attempts at flight with basketballs attached to the bottom of it
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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube
This Unique Build Is For A Special Member Of The WelderUp Family | Vegas Rat Rods #VegasRatRods | Mondays at 10/9c Steve and the crew surprise the shop's General Manager, Joe, with a brand-new rat rod to show support for Joe's son Preston, who is battling cancer. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/vegas-rat-rods More Rat Rods: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/vegas-rat-rods/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join u
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Big Think
It’s No Accident We’re Addicted to Our Devices Silicon Valley insiders are voicing concerns about programmers' deliberate attempts to turn users into addicts. Read More
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Gizmodo
NASA's Plan to Fill the Sky With Red and Green Clouds Has Been Postponed A Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket which will be used on the mission. Photo: NASA To the relief of chemtrail conspiracy theorists, NASA’s plan to create red and blue-green colored artificial clouds was postponed on Sunday morning. The clouds were expected to be visible for much of the East Coast and surely would have left many scratching their heads. It’s not the first time this experime
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
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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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Combination therapy targets genetic mutation found in many cancersA study has shown promise for effective treatment of therapy-resistant cancers caused by a mutation of the RAS gene found in many cancers. The pre-clinical study combined therapies targeting the inhibitors polyADP ribose polymerase (PARP) and mitogen-activated protein kinase (MEK).
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Specific long-term therapy may not prevent fractures in older womenBisphosphonates are sometimes used to treat osteoporosis. Studies have shown that the risk for bone fractures lessens when women with low bone mineral density take these medications for between one and four years. However, little is known about whether taking bisphosphonates for longer has the same effect. A team of researchers examined whether older women taking bisphosphonates for 10-13 years ha
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Big Think
Here's When Machines Will Take Your Job, as Predicted by AI Gurus An MIT study predicts when artificial intelligence will take over for humans in different occupations. Read More
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Q&A: Internet extremism and how to combat itIn the wake of Britain's third major attack in three months, Prime Minister Theresa May called on internet companies to do more to block extremist groups who use the web to recruit members and send coded messages.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
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.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Chemical 'dance' of cobalt catalysis could pave way to solar fuelsIn a new study, scientists have been able to see for the first time an especially important chemical step in the process of splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen - the basic reaction at the heart of creating entirely renewable fuels from solar energy.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
DIY crystal-makers get refurbished online cookbookIn response to popular demand, materials scientists have resurrected an online cookbook of crystalline structures that started when the World Wide Web was Netscape Navigator and HTML 1.0.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantationFollistatin plays a key role in establishing receptivity of the uterus to embryo implantation in an animal model.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine 'deprescribed'Patients nearing the end of their lives because of a 'life-limiting illness' such as cancer or heart disease may not feel medically abandoned if their doctor wants to take them off the statins that control their cholesterol, new research has found.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Successful field experiments with autonomos dronesResearchers have performed a successful field experiment with autonomous drones. In two or three years, it will be possible to use this technique for aerial inspection of wind turbines, say the investigators.
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The Atlantic
London and the Mainstreaming of Vehicular Terrorism Quebec. Jerusalem. Nice. Berlin. Columbus. Stockholm. And now London, where, for a second time this year, a vehicle has plowed into a crowd. This weekend’s attack , which began when three men in a van mowed down pedestrians crossing London Bridge and culminated with a stabbing rampage in nearby Borough Market, has resulted in seven fatalities, not including the perpetrators who were all shot and
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Gizmodo
Celebrate Wonder Woman's Smashing Weekend With These Badass Tribute Posters Image: Doaly / Poster Posse The final numbers are still coming in, but Warner Bros. has predicted that Wonder Woman will bring in over $100-million in the US this opening weekend— over $220-million when you include international sales. This would make Wonder Woman the biggest opening blockbuster for a female director, and cement Diana as one of the most iconic (and lucrative) superheroes of moder
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Science | The Guardian
Monitoring dam movement from space Dams exert a massive load on the ground underneath. Satellite monitoring can measure deformation in time to prevent failure Sometimes solid ground isn’t as solid as it seems. This can come as particularly bad news when you’ve just built a whopping great dam on what you thought were strong foundations. On average ten significant dam failures occur globally every decade, often with devastating cons
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
For older adults, antibiotics may not be appropriate treatment for some UTIsPrescribing antibiotics for urinary tract infections (or 'UTIs') may often be avoided among older adults, suggests new research.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
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. Now researchers have designed a new catalyst that reduces the
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cognitive science
A Mysterious Puzzle Game No One Has Ever Solved Yet! submitted by /u/apush841 [link] [comments]
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Gizmodo
32-Bit Apps Aren't Showing Up in the App Store But Don't Panic, Yet Image source: Apple Apple’s WWDC is tomorrow and you can expect that the latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 11 will be one of the announcements. With the update, support for 32-bit apps will be going away and it seems that those apps have already disappeared from search results in the Apple store. Back in 2013 , Apple improved its hardware by switching over to 64-bit processors. Bu
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