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200-Million-Year-Old Weird 'Worm' Creature Finally IdentifiedA new fossil discovery links a bizarre modern amphibian to bizarre ancient amphibians with toilet-seat heads — and rescues a group of weird Triassic animals from their previous status as an evolutionary dead end.
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Wired

Inside Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence ComebackThe tech giant is racing to catch up to Google and Facebook in deep learning. Its future depends on it.
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Wired

Welcome to the Wikipedia of the Alt-RightWikipedia was the rare place where people across the political spectrum could hash out solid facts. A wave of defectors is challenging that.
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Wired

How Letterpress Printing Came Back from the DeadDigital methods are reinventing Gutenberg's signature letterpress as the darling of the DIY world.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sectorA government plan to protect the UK's £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen's Speech.
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Bug-proof communication with entangled photonsDue to the rapidly growing processing power of computers, conventional encryption of data is becoming increasingly insecure. One solution is coding with entangled photons. Fraunhofer researchers are developing a quantum coding source that allows the transport of entangled photons from satellites, thereby making an important step in the direction of tap-proof communication. In addition to the quant
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Kalanick, Uber's disruptive driving forceTravis Kalanick was the driving force behind Uber, taking a spur-of-moment idea and turning it into the world's most valuable venture-funded tech startup.
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Small Steps to Save Energy Exhaust Political Will for Bigger ActionsA study in Japan finds that after people unplug appliances and turn down the A-C, they are more resistant to nationwide climate change measures -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Video: Developing landing tech for spaceCanyons, craters and cracked ice fields on other worlds might be hiding exciting scientific discoveries. But how do we get spacecraft to land on dangerous, uneven terrain?
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Dagens Medicin

Sygehus­direktører uenige om løsning på habilitets­problemer Problemer med skærpede krav til lægers habilitet i Medicinrådet skal løses ved at hospitalerne betaler efteruddannelse, lyder et forslag fra lægefaglig direktør på Sygehus Lillebælt, Mads Koch Hansen. »Der er ikke råd,« mener Rigshospitalets lægefaglige direktør, Per Jørgensen.
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Ingeniøren

LA om tog-rapport: »Du får mig ikke til at sige, at vi vil have dyrere togbilletter«Liberal Alliance stoler ikke på konsulenters advarsler om, at regeringens udspil til udbud af togtrafikken kan ramme passagererne i form af prisstigninger og overfyldte tog. Venstre og Socialdemokraterne afviser prisstigninger for passagererne.
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Apple opens new round in battle with QualcommApple has expanded its legal battle against Qualcomm, accusing the US chip maker of charging for invalid patents in the latest twist in the clash between the two tech giants.
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Questions swirl over Portugal fire's 'road of death'Portugal's N236, now dubbed the "road of death", lies charred black from the devastating fire that swept from one side of forest to the other, trapping families and couples in their cars, and firefighters who had come to the rescue.
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Dutch bike lock to boost safety by blocking rider's phoneA telecom company in the Netherlands has teamed up with the country's traffic safety authority to develop a bicycle lock that also locks mobile phones, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their phone.
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Wired

Reviewing the First iPhone in a Hype TyphoonIt's been 10 years since the launch of the iPhone, which I and three other journalists received early. Nothing has been the same since.
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Wired

I'm Suing New York City to Loosen Verizon's Iron GripThe powers that be are withholding information that will help us get better internet access. This cannot stand.
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New Scientist - News

ESA approves gravitational-wave hunting spacecraft for 2034The triplet LISA spacecraft, which will use powerful lasers to measure ripples in space-time from supermassive black holes, have been green-lit
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Gravitational wave mission selected, planet-hunting mission moves forwardThe LISA trio of satellites to detect gravitational waves from space has been selected as the third large-class mission in ESA's Science programme, while the Plato exoplanet hunter moves into development.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Measuring biological dust in the windIn the popular children's story "Horton Hears a Who!" author Dr. Seuss tells of a gentle and protective elephant who stumbles upon a speck of dust that harbors a community of microscopic creatures called the Whos living the equally tiny town of Whoville. Throughout their journey together, Horton argues for the existence of the Whos traveling around in the air on a dust speck, while doubters disput
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Saying 'climate change' instead of 'global warming' decreases partisan gap by 30 percent in U.S.On the heels of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, a new Cornell study finds that climate-science labels do matter.
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Image: Deployment of the space station's roll-out solar array experimentOver the weekend of June 17-18, 2017, engineers on the ground remotely operated the International Space Station's robotic Canadarm2 to extract the Roll Out Solar Array (ROSA) experiment from the SpaceX Dragon resupply ship. The experiment will remain attached to the Canadarm2 over seven days to test the effectiveness of ROSA, an advanced, flexible solar array that rolls out like a tape measure.
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Ability to perceive perfect pitch is more common than previously thoughtNew research finds that perception of absolute pitch in music is far more common that previously thought, challenging conventional wisdom that the ability to detect perfect pitch is rare.
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Image: "Ice Cube" modular experiment blocks bound for ISSA new European commercial service is allowing researchers, educators, universities and companies to run their experiments on the International Space Station. Dubbed Ice Cubes, budding space researchers can build their experiment in blocks of 10 x 10 x 10 cm that slot into a dedicated rack on ESA's space laboratory Columbus.
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Live Science

When Did People Start Using Money?Currency first hit the scene thousands of years ago. An anthropologist explains the early origins and uses of money – and how archaeological finds fill in our picture of the past.
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NYT > Science

Kangiqsujuaq Journal: A Lost Art in the Arctic: Igloo MakingOne of Canada’s remaining igloo builders teaches the disappearing technique that was once common knowledge among the Inuit people.
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The Atlantic

Trump’s Most Lasting Legacy? With the investigation into Russia and the Trump campaign, the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the already controversial healthcare bill and the never-ending saga of Press Secretary Sean Spicer, it would seem that the Trump administration is in a tailspin, grappling daily with an onslaught of unforced errors and unforeseen consequences
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Ars Technica

A remaster with no old code: Crash Bandicoot was rebuilt nearly from scratch Enlarge / Recovered 3D meshes help, but pretty much everything about this Crash remaster image had to be rebuilt from scratch. (credit: Activision ) LOS ANGELES—The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy lands on consoles next week, and, from what I can tell, the game will offer very little in the way of surprises. All three of the series' original PlayStation 1 games are coming back in a single package
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New catalyst paves way for carbon neutral fuelAustralian scientists have paved the way for carbon neutral fuel with the development of a new efficient catalyst that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air into synthetic natural gas in a 'clean' process using solar energy.
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Neutron scattering clarifies the arrangement of skyrmions in materialMeasurements at the Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering have helped clarify the arrangement of magnetic vortices, known as skyrmions, in manganese silicide (MnSi).
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Gizmodo

12 People Who Could Replace Uber CEO Travis Kalanick File photo of Travis Kalanick, who just announced that he was stepped down as CEO of Uber (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch) News broke overnight that embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is stepping down. Kalanick will still serve on the company’s board, but the company needs a new CEO. And it needs one quickly, if it wants to calm down some nervous investors . People on Twitter
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Greenland shark expedition returns with new data and spectacular footageAn international team of physiologists including The University of Manchester's Dr Holly Shiels has returned from Greenland, where they battled storms and icebergs to study one of the world's most mysterious sharks.
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Assist astronomers' new hunt for Earth-like planetsLast year an international team of astronomers led by Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé, of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), discovered a planet around the closest star to our Sun, Proxima Centauri. Details of the observing campaign were made publicly available via the innovative Pale Red Dot campaign.
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PLATO spacecraft to find new Earth-like exoplanetsThe planet-hunting and asteroseismology space mission PLATO has reached an important milestone: Today, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced the official adoption of the mission. After a three year definition phase following the mission's selection in 2014, PLATO is now fit for implementation. The launch is scheduled for the end of 2026. In its at least four year lifetime, the spacecraft will
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Image: NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views rover climbing Mount SharpUsing the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught a view of the Curiosity rover this month amid rocky mountainside terrain.
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Memory for stimulus sequences distinguishes humans from other animalsHumans possess many cognitive abilities not seen in other animals, such as a full-blown language capacity as well as reasoning and planning abilities. Despite these differences, however, it has been difficult to identify specific mental capacities that distinguish humans from other animals. Researchers at the City University of New York (CUNY) and Stockholm University have now discovered that huma
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How phytoplankton rule the oceansPhotosynthesis is a unique biological process that has permitted the colonization of land and sea by plants and phytoplankton respectively. While the mechanisms of photosynthesis in plants are well understood, scientists are only now beginning to elucidate how the process developed in phytoplankton.
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Open imaging data for biologyA picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if you understand what you are looking at. The life sciences rely increasingly on 2-D, 3-D and 4-D image data, but its staggering heterogeneity and size make it extremely difficult to collate into a central resource, link to other data types and share with the research community.
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Live Science

Is It Time to Rethink How We Search for Alien Life?Intelligent, extraterrestrial life could be advanced in ways that would stymie efforts to find them.
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Live Science

Thousands of Decaying Wildebeest Corpses Keep Serengeti Well FedEvery year, thousands of wildebeests drown while trying to cross the Mara River in eastern Africa, but there is a silver lining to their deaths: The wildebeest remains provide essential nutrients to wild animals throughout the Serengeti food web.
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Ingeniøren

Rap og jokes på Youtube om Digital Post til unge set 65.000 gange Fire youtubevideoer skal få flere unge til at åbne Digital Post. Her knap en uge efter er videoerne set 65.000 gange. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/rap-paa-youtube-skal-faa-unge-at-aabne-deres-digital-post-1077731 Version2
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Ingeniøren

Udskældte Skoleintra har fundet sin afløser Aula skal være kommunernes nye platform for kommunikation mellem lærere, elever og forældre. Forbedret brugerflade og bedre tilretningsmuligheder er blandt nyhederne. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/ny-platform-skal-afloese-stive-skoleintra-1077703 Version2
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Ingeniøren

Moderne undersøisk skattejagt baner vejen for Nord Stream 2Tusindvis af kvadratkilometer havbund er kortlagt i forbindelse med kommende naturgasledning. Med en opløsning på 20x20 cm viser kortet selv helt små skatte.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Bitter or sweet? How taste cells decide what they want to beEver burn your tongue so badly that you were unable to taste your food for a few days? Luckily, a unique feature of taste cells is that they continually regenerate every 10 to 14 days. Now, a new study from the Monell Center and collaborating institutions advances understanding of how stem cells on the tongue grow into the different types of mature taste cells that detect either sweet, salty, sour
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Bitter or sweet? How taste cells decide what they want to beA new study from the Monell Center and collaborating institutions advances understanding of how stem cells on the tongue grow into the different types of mature taste cells that detect either sweet, salty, sour, bitter, or umami. By identifying novel genes and molecular pathways involved in shaping a taste cell's function, these findings may someday allow scientists to treat taste disorders, chara
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New gene mutations found in white blood cells in patients with rheumatoid arthritisGene mutations accumulating in cells are typical of the development of cancer. Finnish researchers found that a similar accumulation of mutations occurs also in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
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Viden

Energiforsker til Brinkmann: Vi er nødt til at gøre vedvarende energi billigstHvis vedvarende energi bliver den billigste løsning, er det ikke så vigtigt, hvad politikerne beslutter. Energiforsker opfordrer til at satse på velprøvede teknologier som vind og sol for at begrænse klimaændringer i tide.
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Dagens Medicin

7 ud af 10 læger: Uddan flere praktiserende læger og geriatrilæger Der skal uddannes flere almen medicinere og geriatere i fremtiden for at tage hånd om multisyge patienter, mener flertal af læger i ny Gallup-måling.
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Science : NPR

Conservationists Try To Thwart Climate Change By Planting In Cold Spots In the north woods of Minnesota, foresters are planting thousands of pine trees to try to protect them from climate change.
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Science : NPR

Survivors Of Childhood Diseases Struggle To Find Care As Adults A few decades ago, babies born with conditions such as congenital heart disease or cystic fibrosis often didn't survive past childhood. Now many live longer, but adult medicine has not kept pace. (Image credit: Kerry Klein/KVPR)
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Robots offer the elderly a helping handEverybody needs a helping hand when they get older – but in years to come that helping hand may be attached to a robotic arm.
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Antarctic researchers take icy plunge to mark solsticeAntarctic researchers welcomed the winter solstice with an exhilarating plunge into icy waters Wednesday as they look forward to brighter days after weeks of darkness.
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The Atlantic

Inside the Mind of a Hypocrite In the wake of the shooting of Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise, Kellyanne Conway said on Fox News that “You can’t attack people personally in a way and think that tragedies like this won’t happen.” Oh, can’t you? Because if memory serves, her boss is notorious for attacking a few people personally. Three hundred and thirty-two of them , to be exact. Okay, that includes places and things, but
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Dagens Medicin

Institut for Rationel Farmakoterapi skifter navnIRF’s hjemmeside bliver nu en del af Sundhedsstyrelsens hjemmeside.
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Dagens Medicin

Bedre arbejdsdeling kan give høreområdet et kvalitetsløftDer er behov for, at borgerne, uanset om de henvender sig i den private eller den offentlige sektor, får bedre og mere objektiv information om, hvilke muligheder der findes for hjælp.
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Ingeniøren

Danske industrigiganter starter ny ingeniøruddannelseDanfoss og Linak på Als mangler i hundredvis af elektronikingeniører og har svært ved at tiltrække dem fra andre dele af landet. Nu støtter de økonomisk, at Syddansk Universitet opretter et Center for Industriel Elektronik i Sønderborg.
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Dagens Medicin

Multisyge med høj indkomst får flere sundhedsydelser
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Timeline: Uber's rough year leads to CEO's resignationUber has had a rough year, largely of it its own making. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a profanity-laced outburst by its CEO that was caught on video.
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Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick steps down (Update)Uber said Wednesday that its embattled chief executive Travis Kalanick had agreed to step down from his job, as the company tries to clean up a corporate culture that has sparked charges of harassment and discrimination.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Deceleration of runaway electrons paves the way for fusion powerFusion power has the potential to provide clean and safe energy that is free from carbon dioxide emissions. However, imitating the solar energy process is a difficult task to achieve. Two young plasma physicists at Chalmers University of Technology have now taken us one step closer to a functional fusion reactor. Their model could lead to better methods for decelerating the runaway electrons, whic
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Oral storytelling skills impact reading differently for African American boys and girlsThe oral storytelling skills of African American preschoolers make a difference in how quickly their reading skills develop, according to a new study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Researchers say the effect is much different for girls and boys.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

When estimating extinction risk, don't leave out the malesExtinction risk for some species could be drastically underestimated because most demographic models of animal populations only analyse the number and fertility of females, dismissing male data as 'noise'.
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Cyber boost: New operating system will improve Navy computing powerWith support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Dr. Binoy Ravindran, an engineering professor at Virginia Tech, has designed a system that could revolutionize how military and commercial computing systems perform.
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Dagens Medicin

Klarlund og Rosenkilde får millioner Professorerne Bente Klarlund Pedersen og Mette Marie Rosenkilde får i dag hver en pris på 1,5 mio. kr. for deres originale og gennembrydende resultater inden for fysiologi, patofysiologi og farmakologi.
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Science | The Guardian

Dust on desert winds reduces air pollution Study of Gobi sand blowing over east China finds air stagnates and human-made pollution rises when dusty winds die down People in China breathe more easily when dust-laden winds blow in from the Gobi desert. Paradoxical as it sounds, desert dust helps to keep human-made pollution down, a new study shows. Air pollution is a big issue in China, with hundreds of millions of people suffering from res
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Vietnam environment official sacked over mass fish killA senior Vietnamese environment official has been fired for negligence over a toxic waste dump that killed tonnes of fish in a major environmental crisis last year, according to officials and state media.
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Deceleration of runaway electrons paves the way for fusion powerFusion power has the potential to provide clean and safe energy that is free from carbon dioxide emissions. However, imitating the solar energy process is a difficult task to achieve. Two young plasma physicists at Chalmers University of Technology have now taken us one step closer to a functional fusion reactor. Their model could lead to better methods for decelerating the runaway electrons, whic
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Feelings of power change people's non-verbal responses to dominance displaysFeelings of power determine how people respond non-verbally to dominance displays such as a staring gaze, new research led by a psychologist at the University of Kent, UK, has found.
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Risky gold rush: Indonesia tackles illegal mining boomHulking excavators claw at riverbanks on Indonesia's Sumatra island in the hunt for gold, transforming what was once a rural idyll into a scarred, pitted moonscape.
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In the Red Sea, coral reefs can take the heat of climate changeIn the azure waters of the Red Sea, Maoz Fine and his team dive to study what may be the planet's most unique coral: one that can survive global warming, at least for now.
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Solar solution brings water to besieged Syria townSolar panels on wheels make for a strange sight on the streets of Syria's besieged Douma, but the makeshift generator is helping local residents secure water.
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Ingeniøren

Verdens første fjernstyrede slæbebåd testet i KøbenhavnDet første fjernstyrede kommercielle skib i verden har været på prøvesejlads i Københavns Havn.
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Science | The Guardian

Life won't find a way: how an ostrich fossil halted plans for a real-life Jurassic Park | Elsa Panciroli Despite dinosaurs having met extinction long ago, our dreams of reviving them refuse to die. Recent events imply we may have to settle for resurrecting poultry There are some ideas that just won’t die. Like the villain in a movie, even when they’ve been shot with the bullets of refutation, scalded by heated discourse, and pushed off into the pool of disproven theories, these ideas still claw thei
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Science | The Guardian

What if dinosaurs were still alive? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Brian SwitekEvery day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries Dinosaurs dominated terrestrial life on this planet for over 130m years. If it hadn’t been for a wayward asteroid, the reign of Tyrannosaurus rex and its ilk could have lasted for at least another 66m. In fact, let’s presume for a moment that the cosmic b
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Toshiba chooses US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz saleMoney-losing Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday that it has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of its lucrative memory chip business, but hurdles remain as an American joint-venture partner is opposing the move.
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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressureTravis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company.
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Stroke history higher in asymptomatic versus symptomatic atrial fibrillation patientsNewly diagnosed asymptomatic atrial fibrillation patients have a higher rate of previous stroke than those with symptoms, according to results from the GLORIA-AF Registry presented today at EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017. The findings highlight the need for screening to identify atrial fibrillation patients with no symptoms so that stroke prevention treatment can be given.
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Breast implants may impede ECG and lead to false heart attack diagnosisBreast implants may impede an electrocardiogram (ECG) and could result in a false heart attack diagnosis, according to research presented today at EHRA EUROPACE -- CARDIOSTIM 2017.
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Gizmodo

Ron Howard Is the Reported Frontrunner to Take Over the Han Solo Film (UPDATED) This picture is suddenly less exciting. Image: Disney The world of Star Wars was shook to the core Tuesday afternoon when Lucasfilm announced that Phil Lord and Chris Miller would no longer be directing the Han Solo standalone film. However, there’s already a very famous frontrunner: Ron Howard. (Updated below with more details about the reason for Lord and Miller’s departure.) Deadline reports t
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Science | The Guardian

Rocking and rolling: how to stop luggage toppling on the race through the airport Scientists in Paris come up with unexpected answer to the age-old problem of running to the departure gate with a two-wheeled suitcase Half a century after the American businessman Bernard D Sadow shocked travellers with the invention of “rolling luggage”, scientists have worked out why suitcases tend to to rock violently from one wheel to the other until they overturn on the race through the air
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Gizmodo

Travis Kalanick Has Resigned His Role As Uber CEO Photo: Getty Uber’s founder and CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned after mounting pressure from shareholders over a string of workplace scandals. Previously, he had said he would take a temporary leave of absence in the wake of an investigation into Uber’s company culture, which was said to foster harassment and discrimination. Five of Uber’s major investors pressured Kalanick to step down, the New
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The Atlantic

U.S. Military Shoots Down 'Hostile' Drone in Syria A U.S. fighter jet shot down an armed drone in southern Syria just after midnight local time on Tuesday, the Pentagon announced. The drone, which was made in Iran, was reportedly headed toward a U.S.-backed coalition of Syrian fighters stationed at a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. For months, the U.S. military has been training Syrian opposition troops in the area to fight against IS
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Could handheld electronic devices contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome?In a study of 48 university students, intensive users of electronic devices reported more wrist/hand pain than non-intensive users.
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The Atlantic

It's Trump's Party Now It’s impossible to read the result in Georgia’s Sixth—the most expensive congressional race in U.S. history—as anything but a huge Republican victory. Notwithstanding national polls suggesting about 39 percent approval for the Republican president, a more-or-less standard-issue Republican candidate won by about 4 percentage points in exactly the kind of affluent, educated district supposedly most
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Viden

Hver femte bifamilie er dødBier er afgørende for bestøvning af vores afgrøder. Men for fjerde år i træk falder bistanden.
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Ingeniøren

EU på vej med dronelovgivningDer er brug for et system til sikker og effektiv styring af dronetrafikken, og de grundlæggende funktioner skal være klar i 2019. Det siger EU-Kommissionen, der netop har offentliggjort deres plan for en fælleseuropæisk dronepolitik.
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Ingeniøren

Nye DMI-vejrmodeller på supercomputer: Hvor gennemblødt bliver du på Copenhell? 24 modeller med kørsler hver time skal give mere præcise prognoser. Det kan lade sig gøre, fordi DMI har udviklet en metode, hvor beregningerne spredes ud. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/dmi-taender-nye-vejrmodeller-paa-supercomputeren-hvor-gennembloedt-bliver-du-paa-copenhell Version2
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Strategic studying limits the costs of divided attentionMultitasking while studying may impair overall memory for the study material, but your ability to strategically identify and remember the most important information may stay intact, according to new findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
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Drowsy dormice doze into declineBritain's population of hazel dormice, famed for their sleepy lifestyle, has declined by more than 70 percent in just over two decades, new research from the University of Exeter has shown.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

When estimating extinction risk, don't leave out the malesExtinction risk for some species could be drastically underestimated because most demographic models of animal populations only analyse the number and fertility of females, dismissing male data as 'noise'.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Oral storytelling skills impact reading differently for African-American boys and girlsThe oral storytelling skills of African-American preschoolers make a difference in how quickly their reading skills develop, according to a new study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Researchers say the effect is much different for girls and boys.
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Study seeks to improve screening for falls in emergency departmentsWhen individuals visit the emergency department after falling, they may receive a diagnosis reflecting the injury sustained -- such as fractures, contusions, etc. -- without mention of how the injury came about.
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Addressing refugee and immigrant women's stressRefugee and undocumented immigrant women may experience unique and ongoing stress following migration, in addition to the pre- and post-migration traumatic events all immigrants may experience.
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Small rodent species may become endangeredA small rodent called the hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is a European Protected Species and is monitored by volunteers at sites in England and Wales for the National Dormouse Monitoring Programme.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Fathers' involvement may help prevent childhood obesityFathers are becoming more involved with raising children, but limited research has examined their association with childhood obesity.
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Eating fish may reduce arthritis symptomsIn a recent study, individuals with rheumatoid arthritis who consumed fish 2 times/week had lower disease activity (swollen/tender joint counts along with other assessments) than those who ate fish never to <1/month.
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Study examines opioid use in patients with rheumatoid arthritisA new analysis indicates that the use of opioid pain medications in older US rheumatoid arthritis patients peaked in 2010 and is now declining slightly.
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Assessment of bone density and fracture history can predict long-term fracture riskFactors such as low bone density and previous fractures are commonly used to predict an individual's risk of experiencing a fracture over the next 10 years.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Birds' feathers reveal their winter dietInfluences outside the breeding season matter a lot for the population health of migratory birds, but it's tough to track what happens once species scatter for the winter. A study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications tries a new approach for determining what birds called bobolinks eat after they head south for the winter -- analyzing the carbon compounds in their plumage, which are determi
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Birds' feathers reveal their winter dietInfluences outside the breeding season can matter a lot for the population health of migratory birds, but it's tough to track what happens once species scatter across South America for the winter months. A study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications tries a new approach for determining what declining migratory grassland birds called Bobolinks eat after they head south for the winter—analyzi
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Small rodent species may become endangeredA small rodent called the hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is a European Protected Species and is monitored by volunteers at sites in England and Wales for the National Dormouse Monitoring Programme. A recent analysis of data from 400 UK sites between 1993 and 2014 found a 72% decline in dormice over this period, which amounts to an annual rate of decline of 5.8%.
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The Han Solo Standalone Film Has Suddenly Lost Its Directors Lucasfilm Here’s some late-in-the-day Star Wars news: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street) will no longer be directing the much-anticipated standalone Han Solo film. The reason given is the old standby “creative differences,” according to Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy. The statement in full, via StarWars.com : “Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers w
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Judge Approves Wrongful Death Settlement in Ferguson Case The family of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black man who was fatally shot in 2014 by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, reached a settlement with the City of Ferguson on Tuesday more than two years after filing a wrongful death lawsuit. The judge, Richard Webber, agreed to keep the settlement sealed, arguing that disclosing the terms “could jeopardize the safety of individuals involve
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Facebook Struggles in Legal Fight to Keep the Oculus Rift on Shelves Photo: Getty Facebook was back in federal court today to plead with a judge to reject ZeniMax’s request to halt sales of the Oculus Rift headset. The argument by Facebook’s lawyers could work, but it sure doesn’t make the company’s defense against the original suit look any stronger. In February, a jury ordered Facebook to pay ZeniMax $300 million in damages over violations related to a non-discl
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Draft Order on Drug Prices Proposes Easing RegulationsA draft of an executive order obtained by The Times appears to give the drug industry what it wants with no guarantee that consumer costs will fall.
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Finding the perfect match: New approach to battle drug-resistant bacteriaAntibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but bacteria evolved resistance. According to the CDC, more than 2 million people in the U.S. develop MDR infections every year. Researchers have now developed a rapid screen to pair existing FDA-approved drugs to combat MDR infections.
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Steaming fish eliminates more cyanotoxins than boiling itPeople today do not know the real exposure, via the food we consume, to cyanotoxins, which can affect different organs and which can be transferred to the water used for cooking, warn researchers.
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Great opportunities for marine research with new underwater vehicleAn autonomous underwater vehicle offers promise for advanced marine research use. This will make it possible to conduct detailed studies of the seabed at great depths and track the climate thousands of years back in time, say researchers.
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Knowing more about economic gains makes people less cooperativeAccess to earnings information hampers cooperation, suggests a new report.
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Transformers: The Last Knight Is Over-Stuffed and Completely Insane Optimus Prime isn’t in 80% of Transformers: The Dark Knight. All Images: Paramount Remember 10 years ago when director Michael Bay took the simply designed cartoon Transformers of the ‘80s and made them into ultra-complex, shiny beings with so many moving parts they made no sense? Well, what Bay did to the Transformers themselves is what he’s done to the fifth film in the franchise, The Last Knig
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Memory for stimulus sequences distinguishes humans from other animalsHumans possess many cognitive abilities not seen in other animals, such as a full-blown language capacity as well as reasoning and planning abilities. Despite these differences, however, it has been difficult to identify specific mental capacities that distinguish humans from other animals. Researchers have now discovered that humans have a much better memory to recognize and remember sequential i
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EPA Set to Eliminate Over 1,200 Employees By September Photo: Getty “JOBS, JOBS, JOBS,” the Trump campaign liked to say. But upon assuming office, one of the first things that Trump did was initiate a hiring freeze in the federal government. And now, EPA has announced its plan to push out as many as 1,228 people on its staff by the end of the summer. According to the Washington Post , EPA sent out an email to union leaders this week to inform them th
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Walk really fast to stop a wobbly suitcase ruining your holidayWhen a suitcase in motion becomes unstable, it can rock back and forth from wheel to wheel. Researchers have determined why that happens and how to stop it
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Talk radio puts pumas off their meals so they may kill more deerThe sound of people’s voices reduces pumas’ feeding time and makes them kill more deer, showing the wide-reaching effect of human activity
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Babies are dying during childbirth in the UK due to poor careThree-quarters of babies who die or are brain damaged during childbirth in the UK might have been saved with better medical care, an inquiry has concluded
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Why suitcases rock and fall over - puzzle solvedScientists crack the problem of why two-wheeled suitcases can rock from side-to-side and turn over.
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Al-Shabaab Kills 15 in Latest Car Bomb Attack At least 15 people are dead and around 18 wounded following a car bombing led by the Islamist militant group al-Shabaab that targeted a government building in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. According to Mohamed Hussein, a senior Somali police officer, the death toll is expected to rise given the state of those injured. Al-Shabaab has since claimed responsibility for the attack, which was carried o
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Women with BRCA gene mutations given clearer picture of breast and ovarian cancer risk Results of Australian study will provide carriers with greater confidence in decisions they make about prevention strategies Women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations now have the clearest picture yet of their risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. An Australian study led by the University of Melbourne, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Cancer Council Victoria tracked almost 10,000
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Anker's Wi-Fi Enabled DashCam Is Back On Sale For Under $70 Anker Roav DashCam , $68 Anker’s beginning its drive into the automotive accessory space with an affordable new dash cam, and you can race over to Amazon to snag one for $68 , the best price we’ve seen since our exclusive (and short-lived) $64 launch deal.. I test drove the Anker Roav DashCam , and you can see my full impressions here . But to give you the cliffnotes, it shoots 1080p, its space-s
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Mexico Just Legalized Medical Marijuana Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto just took one giant leap forward in his nation's drug policies. Read More
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Mountain Lions are so scared of humans that the sound of talk radio sends them running Animals 'Fraidy cats. Mountain lions may really be more scared of you than you are of them. Read on.
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Experts set out plan to tackle 'questionable integrity' of medical evidenceA plan to tackle 'serious flaws in the creation, dissemination and implementation of medical evidence' is set out by experts from The BMJ and Oxford University's Centre for Evidence Based Medicine today, ahead of Evidence Live which opens today (June 21, 2017).
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Mountain lions fear humans, fleeing when they hear our voices, new study revealsNew research into the behavior of mountain lions indicates they don't like encountering humans any more than we like bumping into them on hiking trails. The findings are particularly valuable as human development encroaches on lion habitat and drives up the number of human-puma encounters.
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Solving the Riddle of Why Rolling Luggage Wobbles Solving the Riddle of Why Rolling Luggage Wobbles Research suggests that acceleration can stabilize shaky suitcases. Suitcases_topNteaser.jpg Image credits: Lee County Port Authority via Wikimedia Commons Physics Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 19:15 Charles Q. Choi, Contributor (Inside Science) -- Anyone who has ever had to rush from one airport gate to another may have experienced how much trouble a w
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The Atlantic Daily: Dems' Vital Vote What We’re Following Democratic Hopes: Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are facing off today in a high-stakes special election in Georgia’s sixth district—a conservative stronghold where a liberal victory could send a significant message about the trajectory of U.S. politics. If Democrats want to reclaim control of Congress in 2018, Bruce Reed and Rahm Emanuel argue , they need to
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Drugs and Carrie Fisher: How Cocaine, MDMA Affect HeartActress Carrie Fisher had a number of drugs in her system, including cocaine and MDMA, when she went into cardiac arrest before her death in December.
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Here’s why your wheelie suitcase wobblesPhysicists explain why roller suitcases rock back and forth as you dash through the terminal.
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Mountain lions fear humans, fleeing when they hear our voices, new study reveals"Fraidy cat" isn't the way most people think of mountain lions, but when it comes to encounters with humans, perhaps they should.
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Mountain Lions Are Terrified of Humans—and That’s a Problem This puma (not involved in the study) fed on a single deer for five days. New research suggests these feedings can be interrupted by the puma’s fear of humans, requiring them to hunt more often. (Image: Jon Nelson/ Flickr ) We typically think of large predatory animals like mountain lions as fearless beasts that’ll stop at nothing to procure a meal—even if that meal consists of human flesh. New r
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Senator Probes Top US Defense Contractor Over Leaked Data Tied to Pentagon Project Photo: Getty One of America’s top defense contractors is facing questions over its security practices after sensitive files tied to a Pentagon project were discovered on a publicly accessible Amazon server. In a letter on Tuesday, US Senator Claire McCaskill aired her concerns about security protocols at Booz Allen Hamilton, one the world’s top consulting firms, which generates annual revenues of
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Phoenix is too hot for planes to takeoff Aviation High temperatures mean thin air, which makes getting airplanes off the ground tricky Phoenix is too hot for some planes to take off.
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Why Do Democracies Fail? Why do democracies fail? It’s suddenly a very urgent and important question. Daniel Ziblatt’s new book arrives just in time to deliver a powerful and supremely relevant answer. Don’t be misled by the aggressively unsensational title, the careful prose, or the hyper-technical charts (“Median and Distribution of Conservative and Liberal Party Seats Across Varying Levels of Agricultural Districts in
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Adequate Man What’s The Best Store To Daydream About Robbing? Adequate Man What’s The Best Store To Daydream About Robbing? | The Root Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting Released | Jezebel Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman Pay Gap Is a Viral Misunderstanding | Fusion Here’s What Happened When a City Sold Its Pride March to a Fracking Company |
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Diversity Comes to Barbie's Boyfriend Ken, Complete With a Man Bun Mattel After spending decades looking like the world’s least emotive Abercrombie & Fitch model, Barbie’s boyfriend Ken is finally getting a modern makeover. Or, rather— makeovers . Beginning this year, you’ll be able to purchase a variety of different styles of Ken who’ve all been restyled to reflect the sorts of men that 2017 Barbie’s interested in spending quality time with. As revealed on Good
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Trilobites: Summer Solstice: A Great Moment to Ponder the SunThe scientific start to summer in the Northern Hemisphere this week comes ahead of a total solar eclipse in August, when the moon will engulf the sun.
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Engineered algae puts half of its carbon into fats for biofuels Enlarge / This raceway pond is used for continuous growth of biofuel-producing microbes. (credit: RFE Renewable Fuel & Energy/Sandia National Lab ) There's an inherent tension in convincing organisms to produce fuel for us. To grow and thrive, the organism has to direct its energy into a variety of chemicals—proteins, fats, DNA, and more. But for biofuels, we're mostly interested in fats, which a
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Handel Defeats Ossoff in Georgia’s Special Election Georgia Special Election Results: South Carolina Special Election Results: In a major blow to Democrats, Republican Karen Handel defeated Democratic rival Jon Ossoff on Tuesday in Georgia’s closely-watched sixth district congressional special election. CNN projected that Handel had won the race just after 10 p.m. ET. Decision Desk HQ projected earlier in the evening that the Republican candidate
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Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting Has Been Released Dashcam footage seen by investigators and members of the courtroom during the trial of former police officer Jeronimo Yanez was made public Tuesday, shedding new light on the shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile. Yanez was previously accused of second-degree manslaughter after he repeatedly shot Castile at a traffic stop in a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota, but was acquitted of all charges on
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: A Faceossoff in Georgia Today in 5 Lines Voters head to the polls in Georgia and South Carolina to fill House seats vacated by congressmen who joined the Trump administration. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he has not talked with President Trump about whether he believes Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Trump called the death of Otto Warmbier, the American student who was recently freed by North Kor
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Paul Ryan Fights the Bush Legacy on Taxes In June 2001, George W. Bush signed into law a measure that would become a central part of his economic legacy: a $1.3 trillion package of tax cuts that reduced income rates across the board. The legislation fulfilled a key Bush campaign promise to return about one-third of the nation’s budget surplus back to the voters, but it came with a timer attached: To comply with Senate procedural rules an
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How Worried Should You Be About That 198 Million Voter Data Breach?When 198 million voter records get exposed on the internet, you've got plenty of reason for concern.
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Howard the Duck's Lea Thompson Declares Herself 'The First Queen of Marvel' Lucasfilm Back before Black Widow scissor-kicked her way into our hearts, or Mary Jane upside down kissed Spider-Man, or Storm showed us what happened to a toad struck by lightning, back even before a hemotologist saved a daywalking vampire in Blade, there was an actress helming a major Marvel motion picture. That woman is Lea Thompson, the human star of the abysmal yet compelling Howard the Duck
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More Android apps from dangerous Ztorg family sneak into Google Play Enlarge (credit: Kaspersky Lab ) For the second time this month, Google has removed Android apps from its Google Play marketplace. Google did so after a security researcher found the apps contained code that laid the groundwork for attackers to take administrative "root" control of infected devices. "Magic Browser," as one app was called, was uploaded to Google's official Android App bazaar on Ma
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Don't believe our planet is warming up? Look at this. Environment Yes, it's happening. Here we see the number of years per decade that had above-average temperatures—and how many of those years rose a half, or even a whole, degree above the norm. Read on.
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Colorado dad gives sons smartphones, regrets it, now wants to ban preteen use Enlarge (credit: Getty | ullstein bild ) Last year, Colorado father-of-five Tim Farnum gave his two youngest sons smartphones—and immediately regretted it. But he didn’t just take the phones away; he took the extra steps of forming a nonprofit called “Parents Against Underage Smartphones,” or PAUS, and drafting the nation’s first proposed measure that would ban smartphone use among preteens. The
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Whole Foods Employees Must Be Shitting Their Pants Right Now For 20 years, Whole Foods has enjoyed the honor of being on Fortune magazine’s list of the top 100 best places to work . But if recent comments by co-founder and CEO John Mackey are any indication, that all might change soon. That’s because Amazon is buying Whole Foods , and Mackey thinks the company should take a page from the (notoriously terrible to work for) online superstore’s handbook. When
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Depressed patients more likely to be prescribed opioidsA new study shows that patients with low back pain who were depressed were more likely to be prescribed opioids and receive higher doses. Understanding these prescribing patterns sheds new light on the current opioid epidemic and may help determine whether efforts to control prescription opioid abuse are effective.
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The Political Kindling of the Grenfell Fire During last year’s Brexit campaign, both the Leave and Remain camps tried to use Britain’s economic health to bolster their respective causes. Remain argued that the country’s economy, the world’s fifth-largest, was proof it should remain in the European Union, so prosperous had the past few decades been; Leave took it as evidence that membership was unnecessary, and ultimately won the day. Since
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Photos: The US Military's Next-Generation F-35 Fighter JetCheck out these incredible photos of F-35 fighter jets in action.
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Satellite trio will hunt gravitational waves from spaceThe European Space Agency has green-lighted the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna, expected to launch in 2034.
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T Cells That Drive Toxic Shock in Mice IdentifiedOverzealous activity by mucosa-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells in response to bacterial toxins can lead to illness instead of stopping it.
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Selfish Yeast Genes Encode Both Toxin and AntidoteBy spreading a poison and hoarding the remedy, wtf4 improves its chances of being inherited.
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HDR and video games: Ars leaves E3 with more questions than answers Enlarge / This high dynamic range mock-up does not truly represent how HDR images look compared to SDR ones. Sadly, our experiences on the E3 show floor didn’t offer much more for anybody confused by the standard. (credit: Aurich Lawson ) LOS ANGELES—4K was on everyone's lips at this year's E3. We heard this buzz term (which has come to mean 3840x2160 pixel resolution) so many times that we almos
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Older dads have 'geekier' sonsSons of older fathers are more intelligent, more focused on their interests and less concerned about fitting in, all characteristics typically seen in 'geeks,' suggests new British research.
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Broken heart: Physical stress is a risk factorThe loss of a loved one, a dispute with your neighbour, infections or a fall – mental and physical stress can be triggers of a broken heart (broken heart syndrome). What is more, physical stress seems to be more dangerous than emotional stress, a study shows.
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Gene variant protecting against Alzheimer's disease decreases plasma beta-amyloid levelsThe APP gene variant protecting against Alzheimer’s disease significantly decreases plasma beta-amyloid levels in a population cohort. This is a very significant discovery, as many on-going drug trials in the field of Alzheimer's disease focus on decreasing beta-amyloid levels in the brain tissue. According to the study, a 30% life-long decrease in beta-amyloid levels is not associated with detrim
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Taking stock early on is crucial for working late in lifeDo you want to keep working until you’re 70, or even 75? Then, it’s good to give this some thought before you turn 50. New research now calls for early planning, and at the same time shoots down prejudices against working seniors.
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Developing a new balance for the new kilogramIn 2018 when the kilogram will be redefined, scientists will have developed the balance which is required for measuring: the Planck balance. This highly precise electronic weighing balance does not measure, as up to now, on the basis of the original kilogram using weights but refers to the fundamental physical constant: the Planck's constant. The balance will be used worldwide for calibrating othe
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Freshwater from salt water using only solar energyA federally funded research effort to revolutionize water treatment has yielded a direct solar desalination technology that uses energy from sunlight alone to heat salt water for membrane distillation. The technology could provide off-grid water treatment for some of the 1 billion people who lack access to clean water.
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I'm Sick of the Damn Toe Screengrab: YouTube/ Discovery I am so sick of this damn toe . There is news, fake news, and Weird Viral News. That last category includes treats like the story about the Italian court that ruled live lobsters should not be frozen before they’re boiled to death because it causes too much suffering, or the one about the dead bat found in a bag of salad, or anything that happens in Florida . This i
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Dramatic Increase In Number Of People Being Hospitalized Due To Opioids NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Traci Green, deputy director of injury prevention at Boston Medical Center about the stunning show increase in the number of hospital visits related to opioids.
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How Batman & Robin Changed the Superhero Movie for the Better This may sound unfathomable to younger moviegoers, but 20 years ago today, the superhero film died a seemingly irreversible death. Batman & Robin was supposed to be one of the biggest tentpoles of the summer: It was the continuation of an enormously successful Warner Bros. franchise that had begun in 1989 with Batman , which starred one of the most expensive movie stars alive (Arnold Schwarzenegg
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Video game trade group sees pros and cons in new Trump administration ESA President and CEO Michael Gallagher. The US video game industry's largest trade and lobbying group, the Entertainment Software Association , sees the new Trump administration as a bit of a mixed bag as far as government policy is concerned. That's the takeaway from ESA President and CEO Mike Gallagher's chat with a small group of reporters just before last week's E3 trade show. "We have a new
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What Can an Autopsy on Otto Warmbier Reveal?An autopsy on Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student who was imprisoned in North Korea in 2016 and died yesterday (June 19) in Cincinnati, will be conducted to further investigate his death, according to news reports.
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Oil giants endorse carbon tax after Trump's Paris exitMajor oil producers, including for the first time ExxonMobil, expressed support on Tuesday for a new US carbon tax, which could help cut emissions despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
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Shared decision-making is cornerstone of multiple sclerosis treatmentOne of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses, according to a new report.
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Exhausted immune cells linked to irritable bowel syndromeA specific type of irritable bowel syndrome is associated with exhaustion of the immune system in patients, researchers have discovered for the first time.
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Applying continuous airway pressure improves respiratory and survival rates in childrenApplying continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), a form of non-invasive ventilation, decreased mortality in children with respiratory distress, new research has found. Findings from the trial indicated that the procedure especially benefited children less than one year of age, confirmed that no serious adverse events were associated with the treatment, and is a step forward in treating childre
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Vaccine that lowers cholesterol in mice offers hope of immunizing against cardiovascular diseaseA vaccine to immunize people against high levels of cholesterol and the narrowing of the arteries caused by build-up of fatty material (atherosclerosis) may be possible following successful results in mice. Now, a phase I trial in patients has started to see if the findings translate to humans.
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New material could filter water contaminants that others missA new polymer offers a better way to pull fluorine-containing pollutants out of drinking water.
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NYT Bestseller Celebrates Trailblazing Women in Science [Deal]"Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World" is an illustrated glossary that is on sale at Amazon for $10.27.
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Stephen Hawking: Humans Should Ride a Beam of Light to Other PlanetsFor humanity to ensure its success, it must explore new worlds, and one way of achieving that goal is to first send tiny space probes at blistering speeds to exoplanets near neighboring stars, he said.
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Reports of an Explosion in Brussels Updated at 5:44 p.m. ET An individual was shot by Brussels police at the city’s main train station Tuesday following reports of an explosion in what authorities are calling a foiled terrorist attack. “There has been a suspect that has been shot by the military that was present in the central station,” Eric Van der Sypt, the federal prosecutor, told reporters. “We do not know if he is alive or if
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When customers forget their passwords, business suffersA lot of money goes unspent in the online world for a simple reason: Shoppers can't remember their passwords.
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Post-ICU glucose management may improve outcomes in critical patientsMonitoring and maintaining glucose levels of critically ill patients after admission from ICU, to general care through their discharge from the hospital may have positive impact on outcomes.
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Primary care decisions often made without the best evidencePrimary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions, according to a new study.
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Star's birth may have triggered another star birth, astronomers sayRadio images give new evidence that a jet of material from one young star may have triggered the gas collapse that started another young star.
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Thousands of genes influence most diseases, researchers reportIn a provocative new perspective piece, researchers say that disease genes are spread uniformly across the genome, not clustered in specific molecular pathways, as has been thought.
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Scientists Used CRISPR to Reverse Huntington's Disease in Mice Image: Pixabay The gene-editing technique CRISPR is often touted as an eventual cure-all for all that ails us, from fatal genetic diseases to food shortages. But when it comes to disease, it’s likely that it will have the most impact on disorders caused by mutations in one single gene. New research published this week in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests that Huntington’s Disease may
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AMD muscles in on Xeon’s turf as it unveils Epyc AUSTIN—Today, AMD unveiled the first generation of Epyc, its new range of server processors built around its Zen architecture . Processors will range from the Epyc 7251—an eight-core, 16-thread chip running at 2.1 to 2.9GHz in a 120W power envelope—up to the Epyc 7601: a 32-core, 64-thread monster running at 2.2 to 3.2GHz, with a 180W design power. AMD initially revealed its server chips, codenam
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New Biofuel Could Work in Regular Diesel EnginesThe need for specially designed engines to run biodiesel is holding back the technology -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Researchers call for paradigm shift in type 2 diabetes treatmentResults from four recent randomized clinical trials suggest that using medications that offer glucose control while reducing the risk for cardiovascular disease could improve patient outcomes.
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Einstein letters on God, Israel and physics fetch $210,000Letters written by Albert Einstein about God, Israel and physics fetched nearly $210,000 at a Jerusalem auction Tuesday, with the highest bid going to a missive about God's creation of the world.
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Lionfish Are Eating Fish We Didn't Even Know Existed Image: Kevin Gessner via Flickr/CC Lionfish have very low standards and will eat anything in sight. Although they’re originally from the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans, these vacuum cleaners have been flopping around the Atlantic for the last 25 years, probably because people dumped them from their home aquariums. They’re so stupidly hungry and abundant that sometimes, they just eat other lion
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Physical activity counseling affects parents and get children to moveParents can affect their children's physical activity behavior. A unique finding of the study was that especially the parents who have previously provided only little support for their children's physical activity can make changes that have a positive effect on the daily physical activity of the children.
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A Pioneer In 'Flat-Fee Primary Care' Had To Close Its Clinics. What Went Wrong? Many patients liked the Qliance approach, which gave them unlimited access to a provider for a modest fee and freed doctors from insurance paperwork. But critics say the approach may not be viable. (Image credit: BraunS /Getty Images)
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Post-ICU glucose management may improve outcomes in critical patientsMonitoring and maintaining glucose levels of critically ill patients after admission from ICU, to general care through their discharge from the hospital may have positive impact on outcomes.
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Science Says: Why some airplanes don't fly in high heatWhen it comes to getting airplanes off the ground in broiling weather, it's not the heat or the humidity. It's the air density.
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Small variations in breeding pools make for big differences in Yosemite toad useThe Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus) is a rare species found exclusively in California's Sierra Nevada. While its range encompasses hundreds of miles, spanning five national forests and two national parks, the livelihood and future survival of this federally threatened species may come down to mere centimeters.
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Signs of past California 'mega-quakes' show danger of the Big One on San Andreas FaultAs Interstate 10 snakes through the mountains and toward the golf courses, housing tracts and resorts of the Coachella Valley, it crosses the dusty slopes of the San Gorgonio Pass.
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You Must Watch This Brazilian Romcom About a Fashion Vlogger and a Gaming Vlogger Who Fall in Love All screenshots via Love.com/Netflix. Love.com has languished in my Netflix queue for a few weeks now, simply because its description was so absurd to be irresistible: “When a fashion blogger falls for a video game vlogger, their romance goes viral. But separating their virtual life from reality gets complicated.” The alleged premise, clearly, was an act of fantasy—though several pillars of the f
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How phytoplankton rule the oceansPhotosynthesis is a unique biological process that has permitted the colonization of land and sea by plants and phytoplankton respectively. While the mechanisms of photosynthesis in plants are well understood, scientists are only now beginning to elucidate how the process developed in phytoplankton.
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Mathematical biology tackles destructive plant virusPlant diseases pose a serious threat to global food security, especially in developing countries, where millions of people depend on consuming what they harvest. In sub-Saharan Africa, one plant disease in particular -- maize lethal necrosis -- is ravaging one of the region's preferred crops for food, feed and income. But understanding its biology in order to manage the disease is difficult becaus
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Modeling Gulf War illness: Knowing the cause of brain dysfunction is key to finding a cureWhen hundreds of thousands of American troops deployed to the Persian Gulf in 1990 and 1991 in the First Gulf War, they were exposed to a variety of chemicals. These chemicals -- especially when coupled with war-related stress -- seem to still be affecting nearly 200,000 Gulf War veterans -- or 25 to 32 percent of those who served -- more than 25 years later, and the constellation of resulting sym
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Using photoluminescent nanorods as ultimate probes of fluid flowA new method has been created for very precise determination of fluid flow in capillary networks in realtime, report scientists in a new report.
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Amazon.com once sold only books; now the retail giant markets everythingWhen Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30 percent chance of success - slightly better than the 1 in 10 odds for internet startups.
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New Breakthrough Allows Scientists to Create “Liquid Light” with Ease Achieving liquid light at room temperature will boost research into quantum hydrodynamics. Read More
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People are apparently injecting themselves with other people's blood to get high now? Health Because we ran out of other terrible ideas. A man in Bucks County, PA was planning to inject himself with drug-laced blood, and no one understands why. Read on.
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'Hyperloop Hotel' Could Be the Future of Luxury TravelThe mobile hotel concept combines high-speed rail with luxury accommodations.
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Shared decision-making is cornerstone of multiple sclerosis treatmentOne of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses, according to a report in the journal Practical Neurology.
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Small variations in breeding pools make for big differences in Yosemite toad useThe Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus) is a rare species found exclusively in California's Sierra Nevada. While its range encompasses hundreds of miles, spanning five national forests and two national parks, the livelihood and future survival of this federally threatened species may come down to mere centimeters. According to research by the US Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Research Station and
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What Is the Point of Sean Spicer's Briefings? There’s more than one way to kill a briefing. As my colleague Rosie Gray wrote this morning, the Trump administration has adopted various tactics to slowly strangle the daily White House encounter between press and spokesman: Make them shorter, kick cameras out, ban audio recordings, and so on . When the White House schedule went out Monday night, there wasn’t even a gaggle scheduled with Sean Sp
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Did Climate Change Ground Flights in Phoenix? Weather always makes good news, but the role of climate change in altering weather, especially extreme weather, has made the subject a lightning rod for unease. A case in point this week: A heat wave is triggering record temperatures in the Southwest. American Airlines reported having canceled up to 50 flights at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor airport, where the temperature has neared 120 degrees in recent
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Achieving Your Goals Starts In Your Brain Researchers at the University of Waterloo have connected inattention and giving up on your dreams. Read More
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Do you want to feel much better right now? Say sorry | Rowan Davies Making a decision not to apologise can feel empowering. But – as my teenage sons have learned – it can also leave you with the sense of being a complete arse I’m terribly sorry about this. I mean, I do realise the last thing you need right now is another piece of opinion. If you’ve been upset by the headline, I can only apologise. With luck we will be able to put this behind us, while agreeing th
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Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app, matching LyftUber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.
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Corn better used as food than biofuel, study findsCorn is grown not only for food, it is also an important renewable energy source. Renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues, and the question of whether corn is better utilized as food or as a biofuel has persisted since ethanol came into use. For the first time, researchers have quantified and compared these issues in terms of economics of the entire production sys
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Bacterial superantigens turn our immune cells to the dark sideA subpopulation of immune cells that normally fend off pathogens can turn against the host during certain infections, a new study reveals.
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Computer scientists repurpose laparoscopy video for medical trainingA new system has been developed that can efficiently search through hundreds of hours of video for events and visual features that correspond to a few training examples. The researchers trained their system to recognize different stages of an operation, such as biopsy, tissue removal, stapling, and wound cleansing.
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Internet-based weight-loss program for low-income women after child birthAn internet-based weight loss program was effective in promoting significant weight loss in low-income postpartum women over 12 months, according to a study.
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Age-specific overall risk of breast, ovarian cancer among women with BRCA1/2 genetic mutationsResearchers conducted an analysis that included nearly 10,000 women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations to estimate the age-specific risk of breast or ovarian cancer for women with these mutations, according to a study.
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Increase in use of high-dose vitamin D supplementsFrom 1999 through 2014 the number of US adults taking daily vitamin D supplements above the recommended levels increased, and 3 percent of the population exceeded the daily upper limit considered to possibly pose a risk of adverse effects, according to a study.
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Scientists turbocharge high-resolution, 3-D imagingScientists have found a relatively simple, low-cost fix that substantially improves images obtained via a widely used optical scanning technique, opening the door to 'virtual biopsies.'
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Isolating anti-Alzheimer's compounds in plantsScientists have developed a method to isolate and identify active compounds in plant medicines, which accurately accounts for drug behavior in the body. Using the technique, they have identified several active compounds from Drynaria Rhizome, a traditional plant medicine, which improve memory and reduce disease characteristics in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
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Ancient skulls shed light on migration in the Roman empireSkeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bore distinct physical differences to one another -- though the same could not be said of the area around Rome itself.
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China cracks down on fake peer reviews Funding agencies announce harsh penalties and stronger policing efforts. Nature 546 464 doi: 10.1038/546464a
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Teeth tell tale of hippo’s quick spread across Africa Fossils from ancient hippo ancestor suggest that grass helped the animals to conquer a continent. Nature 546 462 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22168
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She May Be The Most Unstoppable Scientist In The World First she was shot at on the way to work. Then her house was destroyed by a bomb. That didn't deter this woman scientist. (Image credit: Sanjit Das for NPR)
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Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix as temps hit 119The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and making life miserable for workers toiling in temperatures that reached 120 degrees or higher in some desert cities.
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Vice Media to push global expansion with new fundsVice Media's latest capital infusion of $450 million will help accelerate its global expansion to some 80 markets by next year for the youth-focused media group.
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Wired

Why Phoenix's Flights Can't Take Off in Extreme HeatAirplanes can't fly because it's too hot? That's crazy. No, not if you understand the science behind it.
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Ars Technica

Uber makes big changes to driver pay, adds tipping option Enlarge / People sign up to become Uber drivers at a recruitment event in South Los Angeles. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images ) Uber has announced it will make various changes to how its drivers get paid, including adding an option for riders to tip their driver. Tipping is available as of today in Seattle, Minneapolis, and Houston; the cities will serve as test markets that let the company
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Ten years ago Turnbull called out Peter Garrett on climate. What went wrong? | Graham Readfearn After a decade of policy backflips and uncertainty, we are now being sold ‘technology neutral’ energy policy. But we need it to be discriminatory – and favour clean power Ten years ago today Malcolm Turnbull was getting stuck in to a debate in Parliament House with Peter Garrett about climate change. Climate change, said Turnbull, was “an enormous challenge and probably the biggest one our countr
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While trust is inherited, distrust is not: studyResearch has shown that how trusting a person is may depend, at least in part, on his or her genes. However, distrust does not appear to be inherited in the same way, according to a new study led by the University of Arizona.
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Star's birth may have triggered another star birth, astronomers sayAstronomers using the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have found new evidence suggesting that a jet of fast-moving material ejected from one young star may have triggered the formation of another, younger protostar.
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Why Are so Many Babies Born around 8:00 A.M.?Data visualization engineer Zan Armstrong takes a close look at human birth patterns. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Preorder Anker's Foray Into Truly Wireless Earbuds For Just $99 Liberty+ from Zolo (Anker) Anker’s take on truly wireless earbuds is finally here, and you can save a lot by preordering through Kickstarter. Update: $79 and $89 specials sold out, but there are some left at $99. Needless to say, we don’t make a habit of covering crowdfunding campaigns, but given that we’ve personally used almost every product Anker has ever made, and our readers have purchased m
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The Biggest Problem With The Handmaid's Tale Is How It Ignores Race Image courtesy of Hulu In The Handmaid’s Tale , women who can still have babies are used as a resource, vessels to keep the endeavor of splinter nation Gilead going. Sadly, the TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s speculative fiction novel does very much the same thing with the bodies of people of color. Over the last two weeks, I’ve watched The Handmaid’s Tale in its entirety. I’ve been enthrall
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Where Gravity Is Weak and Naked Singularities Are Verboten Physicists have wondered for decades whether infinitely dense points known as singularities can ever exist outside black holes, which would expose the mysteries of quantum gravity for all to see. Singularities — snags in the otherwise smooth fabric of space and time where Albert Einstein’s classical gravity theory breaks down and the unknown quantum theory of gravity is needed — seem to always co
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Computer scientists repurpose laparoscopy video for medical trainingResearchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new system that can efficiently search through hundreds of hours of video for events and visual features that correspond to a few training examples. In work they presented at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation this month, the researchers trained their system to recognize different stages of an operation, su
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The Atlantic

The Camp Counselor’s Commitment Neutrogena spray sunscreen smells the best. Coppertone face sticks are waxy and heavy. And if a parent insists on the old-fashioned lotion, hopefully it’s not store-brand, because that stuff takes forever to rub in. Sun protection is very nuanced. I’m a bit of an expert on the subject, having spent spent six summers mastering sunscreen—that most necessary of hot-weather evils—as a camp counselor.
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Republicans Will Continue to Stick With Secrecy as Long as It Works The paradox of secrecy in American politics is how much attention it gets. Over the last couple of weeks, the penchant of the White House and the Republican Senate for blocking the release of information has become a central issue in Washington. It’s a case of making lemonade from lemons: If you can’t cover the story, cover why you can’t cover it. Perhaps most immediately important is the Senate
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Shame beats fear for stopping student drinking The possibility of feeling shame and embarrassment may be a more effective deterrent for problematic drinking on college campuses than the threat of punishment, a new study suggests. The findings could have implications for universities implementing policies and fostering environments to try to curb alcohol use because they examine how students construct their drinking lives on campuses. “In this
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New Calculation Could Spell Trouble For a Popular Theory of the Universe's Origin The kind of crazy art you expect from a story about the origin of the universe (Image: MIT Computer Science and AI Laboratory ) The universe began. But what did it begin from? What did it begin into? We know it began by expanding rather quickly, and ended up with lots of big galaxies made from little particles. But what happened before then? What were the laws of physics like when it all started?
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Before You Hit 'Submit,' This Company Has Already Logged Your Personal Data GIF Image by Jim Cooke If you’re daydreaming about buying a home or need to lower the payment on the one you already have, you might pay a visit to the Quicken Loans mortgage calculator . You’ll be asked a quick succession of questions that reveal how much cash you have on hand or how much your home is worth and how close you are to paying it off. Then Quicken will tell you how much you’d owe per
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Mathematical biology tackles destructive plant virusPlant diseases pose a serious threat to global food security, especially in developing countries, where millions of people depend on consuming what they harvest.In sub-Saharan Africa, one plant disease in particular -- maize lethal necrosis -- is ravaging one of the region's preferred crops for food, feed and income. But understanding its biology in order to manage the disease is difficult because
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Study: While trust is inherited, distrust is notResearch has shown that how trusting a person is may depend, at least in part, on his or her genes. However, distrust does not appear to be inherited in the same way, according to a new study led by the University of Arizona.
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Task Force presents new ranking of colorectal cancer screening testsIn its latest recommendations, the US Multi-Society Task Force (MSTF) on Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening confirms that people at average risk should be screened beginning at age 50, and recommends colonoscopy and fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) as the 'first tier' screening tests for this group. Screening continues to be a first line of defense against CRC, as it can detect pre-cancerous grow
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Finding the perfect match: A new approach to battle drug-resistant bacteriaAntibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but persistent use and over-prescription have opened the door that has allowed bacteria to evolve resistance. According to the CDC, more than two million people in the US develop bacterial infections that are resistant to multiple antibiotics every year. Researchers at University of Utah Health developed a rapid screening method to pair existin
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Bacterial superantigens turn our immune cells to the dark sideA subpopulation of immune cells that normally fend off pathogens can turn against the host during certain infections, a new study publishing on June 20 in the open access journal PLOS Biology reveals.
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Minimally invasive autopsy can identify causes of Mozambique newborn and childhood deathsMinimally invasive autopsy can identify cause of death in pediatric, perinatal and neonatal deaths in Mozambique with significant precision and accuracy compared with complete diagnostic autopsy, according to two studies published by Clara Menéndez, Quique Bassat and colleagues from ISGlobal, Barcelona, Spain, in PLOS Medicine.
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Go Fly a Kite In recognition of the warmer weather in the northern hemisphere, this is an invitation to take some time, go outside, and set a kite aloft. Collected here, some delightful images of kites in flight around the world from the past century.
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Say What? Chatbots Can Create Their Own Non-Human Language to Communicate Facebook researchers have found that dialog agents being trained to negotiate will create their own non-human language to be more effective. What does this mean for the future of language? Read More
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Futurity.org

Lab-grown cartilage mimics the real thing Biomedical engineers have created an artificial, lab-grown tissue that mirrors natural cartilage. The tissue, grown under tension but without a supporting scaffold, shows similar mechanical and biochemical properties to natural cartilage. Articular cartilage provides a smooth surface for our joints to move, but it can be damaged by trauma, disease, or overuse. Once damaged, it does not regrow and
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Here’s What Happened When a City Sold Its Pride March to a Fracking Company Facebook On a hot, sunny Sunday in Pittsburgh, several dozen people in bright orange T-shirts that read “WalMart Pride” marched through the downtown streets behind a WalMart-branded 18-wheeler. A handful of rainbow flags waved from the truck’s windows. “I’m here, I’m queer, I’m your cashier,” read one of the employees’ signs. The driver of the truck honked his horn and waved at the thousands of b
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Finding the perfect match: A new approach to battle drug-resistant bacteriaAntibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but persistent use and over-prescription have opened the door that has allowed bacteria to evolve resistance. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than two million people in the United States develop bacterial infections that are resistant to multiple antibiotics every year.
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Screening for obesity in children and adolescents recommendedThe US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that clinicians screen for obesity in children and adolescents 6 years and older and offer or refer them to comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight.
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Students of all races feel safer in ethnically diverse middle schools, UCLA study saysMiddle school students -- African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Caucasians -- felt safer and less bullied, reported more tolerance and less prejudice toward students of other ethnicities and believed teachers treated all students more fairly and equally in more diverse schools, UCLA researchers report today in the journal Child Development.
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234-Year-Old Tree Has Impressively Stable GenomeGenomic analysis of an oak tree that lived during Napoleon's time supports the idea that plants somehow avoid the accumulation of mutations in their stem cells.
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You--Yes, You--Can Have One Of Those Big-Ass Swing Arm Desk Lamps OxyLED T4S , $60 with code OXYT4SDL Those big, fancy swing arm lamps aren’t just for architects and lawyers in dramatic films; you can clip this one from OxyLED onto just about any desk for $60 today with code OXYT4SDL. That’s a whopping $30 off, and a great deal for a lamp that yo can adjust every which way.
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NASA found a bunch more potentially habitable planets Space But our days of massive exoplanet dumps may be numbered. The Kepler mission just yielded hundreds of new exoplanets—some very much like Earth—but these discoveries will probably slow down for awhile. Read on.
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Ars Technica

Tesla Model S warned driver in fatal crash to put hands on steering wheel Enlarge / The Tesla Model S following its recovery last year from the crash scene near Williston, Florida. (credit: National Transportation Safety Board ) Federal regulators said Monday that the driver of a Tesla Model S killed in a collision while the car was in autopilot mode did not have his hands on the steering wheel for a prolonged period of time. He was repeatedly warned by the vehicle tha
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'Breast Cancer Genes': How Much Do They Increase Cancer Risk?A new study looks at the lifetime risk of breast and ovarian cancer for women who have mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
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Best delivery mode for potential HIV vaccine testedFor decades, HIV has successfully evaded all efforts to create an effective vaccine but researchers are steadily inching closer. Their latest study demonstrates that optimizing the mode and timing of vaccine delivery is crucial to inducing a protective immune response in a preclinical model.
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Long-term memories made with meaningful informationWhen trying to memorize information, it is better to relate it to something meaningful rather than repeat it again and again to make it stick, according to a recent Baycrest study.
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The Paradox of American Restaurants For restaurants in America, it is the best of times, and it is the worst of times. Last century’s dystopians imagined that mediocre fast-food chains would take over every square inch of the country. But in cities across the U.S., residents are claiming that the local restaurant scene is in a golden age of variety and quality. I’ve heard it in Portland, Oregon , named the best food city in America
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When AI Can Transcribe Everything What is the best way to describe Rupert Murdoch having a foam pie thrown at his face? This wasn’t much of a problem for the world’s press, who were content to run articles depicting the incident during the media mogul’s testimony at a 2011 parliamentary committee hearing as everything from high drama to low comedy. It was another matter for the hearing’s official transcriptionist. Typically, a tr
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How the Democrats Can Take Back Congress Donald Trump is a historically unpopular president, and Republicans in Congress are pushing through a remarkably unpopular agenda. Under such auspicious circumstances, it’s only natural for ardent Democrats to feel energized and empowered. Some see 2018 as their own Tea Party moment to sweep even the bluest of candidates to victory in the reddest of districts. It looks like an election Democrats
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Wolves Need More Room to RoamEcologists say wolves should be allowed to roam beyond remote wilderness areas—and that by scaring off smaller predators like coyotes and jackals, wolves might do a good service, too. Emily... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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First randomized controlled trial of deep brain stimulation for chronic pain shows promiseDeep brain stimulation (DBS) of the ventral striatum/anterior limb of the internal capsule is safe and feasible in addressing the affective component of pain in patients with post-stroke pain syndrome, report investigators.
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People who go to bed late have less control over OCD symptomsA late bedtime is associated with lower perceived control of obsessive thoughts, according to new research.
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Infections in early life associated with increased risk for celiac diseaseInfections during infancy are associated with increased risk for gluten intolerance (celiac disease) later on. Apparently the risk is particularly high in the case of repeated gastrointestinal infections in the first year of life, new research demonstrates.
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Open imaging data for biologyA picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if you understand what you are looking at. The life sciences rely increasingly on 2D, 3D and 4D image data, but its staggering heterogeneity and size make it extremely difficult to collate into a central resource, link to other data types and share with the research community.
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Is it sometimes OK to cheat?When both partners benefit from a relationship -- husband and wife or pollinator and flower -- the relationship is known as a mutualism. Sometimes partners do not deliver their side of the bargain while still reaping the rewards. New research shows that unless unfaithful partners are severely punished by the other member of the relationship cheaters may become more common.
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Electron caught in the actAustralia's fastest camera has revealed the time it takes for molecules to break apart. The experimental research aims to help in the design of new molecules for materials science or drug discovery.
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Students of all ethnicities benefit from ethnically diverse middle schoolsMore than half of school-age youth in the United States are members of ethnic minority groups, yet the nation's public schools are becoming less ethnically diverse. Recognizing these conflicting trends and the lack of research on the effects of ethnic diversity, a new study sought to determine how the diversity of middle school students and classrooms shapes students' self-reported well-being and
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Positive engagement in preschool key to developmental gainsMany interventions and programs designed to improve low-income children's lives focus on providing high-quality early-childhood education. Preschool classrooms that are emotionally supportive, well-organized, and cognitively stimulating can help boost children's learning and development. Yet for the most part, focusing on the quality of early-childhood education has emphasized teachers, often miss
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Is it Possible to Stimulate Deep Inside Our Brains Without Implanting Hardware? Image: AP For decades, scientists have dreamed of how electricity might be used to change the human brain. By altering its firing patterns using currents, scientists hope to not only treat mental illness , but improve human cognition . Trouble is, so far the most successful of these enterprises have relied on implanting electrodes deep into the human brain. And brain surgery, it’s safe to say, is
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South Korean Company Agrees to Pay Hackers $1 Million Bitcoin Ransom to Unlock Its Files Photo: Getty A South Korean web hosting company will reportedly shell out a million dollars to resolve a ransomware crisis at its data center, the highest such payout publicly known to date. According to a series of blog posts on the company’s website , Nayana CEO Hwang Chil-hong has agreed to pay 397.6 Bitcoin to recover the data of roughly 3,400 customers. Chil-hong said he’s already made two i
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Enjoy Jay-Z's New Album—'4:44' May Be the Last of Its KindThings aren't looking great for albums like '4:44,' which is an exclusive for Tidal and Sprint customers.
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Sky-High Doses: Taking Large Amounts of Vitamin D Is on the RiseThe number of people taking sky-high doses of vitamin D has increased dramatically in recent years, a new study finds.
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Uber Finally Introduces Tipping After Driver Backlash Photo: Getty For years, Uber drivers have complained that the app doesn’t prompt riders to tip them. It’s the first complaint drivers often voice about driving on the platform. Uber clarified its policy on tipping after being sued in California and Massachusetts , telling drivers and riders that tips were acceptable. But that’s changing today. Uber announced that it is rolling out a tipping optio
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American Gods' Jesus Shows What Happens When a God Becomes Too Popular Starz When you first get into American Gods and begin to wrap your head around its central premise—that gods are real people who feed on human belief—there’s one god in particular who’s conspicuously missing from Neil Gaiman’s original book and most of the first season of Starz’s television adaptation: Jesus Christ. That is, until the season finale. In this week’s episode, “Come to Jesus,” we fin
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It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take OffPlanes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.
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Thousands of genes influence most diseases, Stanford researchers reportIn a provocative new perspective piece, Stanford researchers say that disease genes are spread uniformly across the genome, not clustered in specific molecular pathways, as has been thought.
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Star's birth may have triggered another star birth, astronomers sayRadio images give new evidence that a jet of material from one young star may have triggered the gas collapse that started another young star.
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Video That Putin Shows Oliver Stone of Russians Fighting ISIS is Totally Fake GIF Vladimir Putin shows Oliver Stone footage he says displays Russian forces attacking ISIS in Syria (left) but the footage is actually American helicopters attacking ISIS in Afghanistan in 2009 (right) Have you seen Oliver Stone’s latest documentary, The Putin Interviews ? The four-part series is getting a lot of flack in the American press for being a love letter to Vladimir Putin. But there’s
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NASA examines potential tropical or sub-tropical storm affecting Gulf statesNASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over a developing low pressure area in the Gulf of Mexico and gathered two days of rainfall and storm height information. The disturbance could become Tropical or Sub-tropical Storm Cindy in the next couple days.
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Spectrin proteins spring into action to restore nucleusWhen you lift weights, carry heavy boxes, or engage in physical activity, the cells in your body stretch and deform to accommodate your movements. But how do your cells recover, or return to their original state, once you set down the weights, unpack those heavy boxes, or complete your workout?
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Teeth Tell Tale of Hippo's Quick Spread Across AfricaFossils from ancient hippo ancestor suggest that grass helped the animals to conquer a continent -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Alligators vs Crocodiles: A Reptilian Battle It’s time for a battle of the ancient crocodilia, who, along with birds, are the only known survivors of the archosaur group. At the end of the competition will we being saying “see ya later, alligator”, or “after awhile crocodile?” We’ll soon find out! Let’s get prepped for battle by learning a little more about our semi-amphibious friends: Alligators Crocodiles Location Location Location! Allig
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Ten near-Earth size planets in habitable zone of their starNASA's Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of a rocky planet.
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