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The Universe May Be Conscious, Prominent Scientists State A proto-consciousness field theory could replace the theory of dark matter, one physicist states. Read More
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It-kriminelle kan ribbe dig - også selvom du har lukket dine bankkortDet har Steen Hardenberg oplevet forsøg på. Økonomisk kriminalitet er stigende, og it-kriminalitet er en del af årsagen.
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The Next Spider-Man Film Will Be the Civil War of Marvel's Phase Four Spider-Man made his debut in Civil War, and he’s getting his own in 2019. Image: Disney The only film that currently has a release date after 2019's mysterious fourth Avengers movie is the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming . And, according to producer Kevin Feige, it was planned that way so Spider-Man could kick off the new incarnation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Spider-Man Homecoming is out
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The July night sky Nights are getting longer again, bringing the first dark skies of summer. Look out for Saturn – more than a dot, even with binoculars As the sun turns southwards, our nights begin to lengthen and the moonless spell later in July brings many of us our first dark skies of the summer. The chart shows the Plough in the NW as the Summer Triangle reaches the high meridian. Formed by the bright stars Ve
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HHS Secretary Defies Trump on Ebola Travel Ban At the height of the Ebola outbreak in 2014, days before the World Health Organization declared it an international public health emergency , Donald Trump tweeted : “The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to help out are great-but must suffer the consequences!” “This framework sees infected persons as an enemy to be contained and avoided rather than as
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Fewer than 90 accounts hit by UK parliament cyberattackA "sustained and determined" cyberattack on Britain's parliament compromised fewer than 90 email accounts, a parliamentary spokesman said Sunday.
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Using body noise to improve cancer detectionElastography, sometimes referred as seismology of the human body, is an emerging technology used to enhance medical ultrasound imaging. It does this by measuring the elasticity of biological tissue to diagnose cancer or liver and thyroid disease more accurately and at the earliest stages.
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The friendly honk: Acoustical remake of car horns alerts without jarringSound permeates the human experience—we are exposed to sounds from birth to death, and the human auditory system can distinguish and classify about 400,000 different sounds, according to some estimates. It is noise that gets our attention. Sometimes traumatically so.
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Watch SpaceX Launch 10 Satellites Into Orbit This Afternoon Image: SpaceX via Flickr Little by little, SpaceX manages to break new ground for itself with each successive launch. Today, Elon Musk’s aerospace startup will attempt to launch its second rocket within 48 hours. The launch window opens at 4:24PM EST and you can see it right here. Friday’s launch successfully sent a Bulgarian communications satellite into orbit on a used Falcon 9 rocket. Once aga
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Using body noise to improve cancer detectionIn passive elastography, the elasticity of tissue is measured using the body's own propagation of shear waves, which enables more effective imaging deeper inside the body in an even more noninvasive way than traditional elastography and may be used for cancer detection. Stefan Catheline, researcher at the University at Lyon will discuss this and other elastography advances during Acoustics '17 Bos
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Pondering How to Live Together Last year, while preparing to cover the Aspen Ideas Festival, I chose a question to pose to invited speakers, whose areas of expertise span so many different fields, in hopes that their varied insights would shed new light on thorny matters that confront us. I asked, what debates are Americans not having that we ought to be having? An answer that remains with me was offered by John Dickerson, the
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Fun with Gravitational WavesEven the Earth–sun system radiates gravitational waves, but just how powerful are they? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Hot New Cryptocoin Exchange Pledges to Pay Back Losses Following Flash Crash Image: Shutterstock Cryptocurrencies are risky as hell. A new competitor in the blockchain currency world, Ethereum , has recieved a lot of attention recently for its ridiculous gains in value. Many feared that a flash crash last week was a sign of shady dealings on the exchange, but the company behind it is reassuring investors that they’ll be paid back in full. Among the many reasons that inves
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HHS Secretary: The Congressional Budget Office Is ‘Not Accurate’ “We’re not pulling the rug out from under anybody,” said Tom Price, the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The goal of the House’s and the Senate’s health plans, and the Trump administration’s goal, he said, is “ensuring that there are more individuals who are insured under the new plan than under the old plan”—the old plan being the Affordable Care Act. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget
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The friendly honkSound permeates the human experience and gets our attention, sometimes traumatically so. Consider the car horn. It is a widespread practical application of this noise-trauma-alert principle -- and an increasing source of noise pollution worldwide as the global traffic population grows. It also is the subject of new noise pollution research to be presented during Acoustics '17 Boston. The study int
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Dressing Up for the Doctor When Michele Norris, journalist and founder of the Race Card Project , goes to the doctor’s office, her mother calls her to be sure she’s not planning to wear trousers. “She says, ‘You’re wearing something nice, aren’t you?’” Norris said during a panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival, which is co-hosted by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic. “She’s so worried about us wearing something presentable.
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A risky fix to repair a city's gutted streetlight gridFor years, residents in this cash-strapped city watched helplessly as thieves gutted 33 miles (53 kilometers) of streetlight wiring, plunging long stretches of roadway into darkness. The thousands of dollars criminals pocketed at off-the-books salvage yards wreaked millions of dollars in damage.
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Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater riskYou might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds.
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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national parkA forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday.
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Seeing with your ears: Novel acoustics project aims to improve virtual reality, explore ear shape effects on 3-D soundParis' Cathedral of Notre Dame has a ghost orchestra that is always performing, thanks to a sophisticated, multidisciplinary acoustics research project that will be presented during Acoustics '17 Boston, the third joint meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the European Acoustics Association being held June 25-29, in Boston, Massachusetts.
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The Danger of Yemen's Secret Prisons In 2010, I met an American held in what was then Yemen’s most notorious secret prison: Political Security. This man had never been formally arrested. A gang of Yemenis in balaclavas shot him in broad daylight on the street near his home, threw him in a van, and sped away. At the time, I was working as a lawyer and director at Reprieve , a human-rights NGO. My team specialized in abuses of the “wa
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150 Die in Pakistan After an Oil Tanker Explodes An oil tanker in Pakistan that overturned on the road burst into flames on Sunday, killing about 150 people, many of them women and children who’d run toward the leaking tanker with buckets to collect the spilt fuel. It’s still not known what caused the spark that caused the explosion, although early reports indicate it may have come from a lit cigarette. The tanker was on its way to from the por
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Coming out as a Slytherin Cecilia Tan is the award-winning fiction author of over 20 books and a co-writer of GEEK ACTUALLY, a fiction serial celebrating fandom, female friendship and sexuality, and the power of online spaces to connect communities. Her new series, The Vanished Chronicles , will launch in 2018 from Tor Books. It's Pride month, but I have a slightly different story of coming out to tell you. This is the st
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Trump Confirms That He Said the Mean Healthcare Bill Is "Mean" Photo: Getty Once again, Donald Trump has thrown his defenders under the bus. Early Sunday morning, the president appeared on Fox News and blurted out that he really did call the House Republican healthcare bill “mean” behind closed doors. He likes the new bill though. But he admits that no one’s going to love it. Fox and Friends host Pete Hegseth asked Trump how he responds to a Facebook post fr
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Tiny bubbles offer sound solution for drug deliveryThe blood-brain barrier protects the brain and central nervous system from harmful chemicals circulating in the blood but also prevents delivery of drugs that could help treat patients with brain cancers and diseases. With recent advances in technology, the blood-brain barrier can now be opened safely, noninvasively and in a targeted manner using ultrasound. One of the newest approaches aiming to
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'Of All the Categories of Fake News, Health News Is the Worst' “Let’s take this back a couple hundred years,” said Brian Southwell, the director of the “Science in the Public Sphere” program at the Center for Communication Science at RTI International. “There was an ongoing debate between a couple guys in Europe: Spinoza and Descartes.” These two philosophers were debating, essentially, about whether people are able to readily identify fake news. “Descartes
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SpaceX successfully launches its second rocket in three days [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) 4:40pm ET Sunday update : The Falcon 9 rocket took off amid a dense canopy of fog on Sunday, but nevertheless it successfully delivered a payload of 10 Iridium satellites into a good orbit. Then the first stage booster fired its engines for home. SpaceX founder Elon Musk had warned that landing conditio
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Turkey's Identity Crisis On June 14, a Turkish court sentenced Enis Berberoglu to 25 years in prison for spying. The decision sent shockwaves through Turkey, even after a year during which the government arrested, detained, or purged more than 200,000 people in the aftermath of last summer’s attempted coup d’etat. Berberoglu is neither a supporter of the exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip
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Exploring the potential of human echolocationPeople who are visually impaired will often use a cane to feel out their surroundings. With training and practice, people can learn to use the pitch, loudness and timbre of echoes from the cane or other sounds to navigate safely through the environment using echolocation. Bo Schenkman, from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, will present a summary of some aspects of his work o
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Seeing with your earsParis' Cathedral of Notre Dame has a ghost orchestra that is always performing, thanks to a sophisticated, multidisciplinary acoustics research project that will be presented during Acoustics '17 Boston. In the project, computer models use recordings from a live concert held at the cathedral and detailed room acoustic simulations to produce a novel type of audience experience: a virtual recreation
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Scientists Film an Essential Process of Life for the First Time Ever, See Surprises Scientists film a closeup of DNA replication for the first time, leading to unexpected observations. Read More
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Why We Overrate the Lifesaving Power of Cancer TestsScience journalist Gary Taubes weighs in on PSA tests and mammograms -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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A pigeon-piloted bomb, odd powders, and cryptic science—Ars goes to NIST Enlarge / This Priest-Lange Reflectometer helps measure colors. It was inspired to help end a feud about the "yellowness" of margarine. GAITHERSBURG, Md.—Visiting the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is always immeasurably fun. The agency’s headquarters—a green and sprawling 234-hectare campus, just a jaunt from Washington, DC—is studded with scientific wonders. There’s the b
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Mettes nye kollega er en cobotEfter 30 år med robotter har Pressalit fået sin første samarbejdende robot, men det kan være svært at finde opgaver at dele mellem menneske og maskine.
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Most people don't see how climate change is affecting their lives—and that's a problem Environment Heidi Cullen is the blame changer. For someone who’s been immersed in the scary realities of global warming for so long, Heidi Cullen is surprisingly optimistic. Read on.
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Do Giraffes Get Struck by Lightning More Than Other Animals?They can reach 19 feet tall, meaning giraffes tower over the savannah they live in. So do they get struck by lightning more than other, shorter animals?
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Congressman Proposes A Military 'Space Corps' NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Republican Rep. Mike Rogers of Alabama about a bipartisan bill that would create a new part of the military for space operations, called Space Corps.
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Anicka Yi’s Strangely Persuasive World of Smells There’s a reason museum-goers pause at the entrance to Life Is Cheap , Anicka Yi’s current show at the Guggenheim. A faint scent greets them, emanating at intervals from a set of metal canisters positioned next to the gated entryway. It’s slightly antiseptic but sweet—not enough to be disruptive, but disorienting nonetheless. And so, the day I visited, it was common to see casual viewers take a m
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This Portable Beach Cabana Is Only $40 Today, If You're a Prime Member Sport-Brella , $40 Bar none, Sport-Brella is the ultimate beach umbrella , and Amazon’s discounting the blue model for just $40 today , if you’re willing to wait out a backorder. Unlike a regular umbrella, Sport-Brella leans backwards and attaches to the sand with stakes, creating a kind of semi-private cocoon with enough space for a couple of chairs and a cooler. Best of all, it sets up in about
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Every breath you take contains a molecule of historyIn 'Caesar’s Last Breath', best-selling author Sam Kean tells vivid stories about the gases we can’t see.
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Could Asteroids Bombard the Earth to Cause a Mass Extinction in 10 Million Years?Given the evidence that an asteroid triggered the dinosaur extinction, it makes sense to ask whether showers of asteroids could be to blame for regular extinction events -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Kabuki Theater of the AHCA The United States has never had a Senate leader as ruthless, as willing to bend, distort and break the rules, traditions and precedents of the Senate as Mitch McConnell. And the Senate has probably never had a majority leader as effective at accomplishing his goals as Mitch McConnell—making even Lyndon Johnson look like a neophyte in comparison. That is why no one should believe that the McConnel
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Watergate Lawyer: The Trump Administration Would Fire Mueller 'At Their Peril' When Rufus Edmisten was 31 years old, he delivered a subpoena to the president of the United States asking for tape recordings from the Oval Office. It was July 23, 1973, and “it had to be the hottest day in the world,” he told me last week, 44 years later. Edmisten had recently been appointed deputy chief counsel on the Senate’s newly formed Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities,
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How Democrats Gerrymandered Their Way to Victory in Maryland In spring 2011, the six Democratic members of Maryland’s congressional delegations tasked Eric Hawkins with two key jobs: Draw new district lines that get us re-elected easily for another five terms, while also taking direct aim at the state’s last two Republicans. Behind closed doors, Democratic insiders and high-ranking aides referred to it as “the 7-1 map.” Hawkins—an analyst at a Beltway data
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Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in JapanA strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes.
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Facing ruin, India's ancient glass artists blame the TajHanuman Prasad Garg doesn't blame rising fuel prices or pressure from cheap knock-offs for the slow demise of the glass industry where Indian artisans have forged bangles for centuries. He blames the Taj Mahal.
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China drone king turns to farmingChina drone-maker DJI is betting on flying machines that shoot pesticide instead of photos to fend off growing competition in the global remote-controlled aircraft market.
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Is your dog just chasing its tail – or is it obsessive?Lots of dogs chase their tails – but for some the behaviour is a sign of the canine version of OCD. Now scientists are finding the minds of dogs and humans might be more closely linked than we thought Curiously, and perhaps eagerly, I am looking at a bull terrier named Sputnik, searching for a resemblance. He’s a stocky three-year-old, mostly slate grey, with a white stripe on his head and a pink
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