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Study Finds Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism A new study finds a connection between brain lesions and the ability of a person to consider other beliefs. Read More
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France bans captive breeding of dolphins, killer whalesFrance on Saturday banned the breeding in captivity of dolphins and killer whales under tighter rules that campaigners hope will eventually herald the end of shows involving the animals.
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Biavler og biolog gør lovende opdagelse: Voksglade larver tygger sig også gennem plastNy forskning viser, at larver fra voksmøl kan nedbryde plastikposer på samme vis, som de fortærer bivoks. Det åbner op for nye muligheder for biologisk nedbrydning af plast.
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While You Were Offline: Um, Steve, Your Whiteboard Is Showing Last week Twitter users took it upon themselves to analyze the whiteboard in Steve Bannon's office, amongst other things. The post While You Were Offline: Um, Steve, Your Whiteboard Is Showing appeared first on WIRED .
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Leviathan Episode 1: Ben trailer – video Artist Shezad Dawood’s multi-platform work, Leviathan, weaves a tale of oceanic ecology and migration in paintings, sculpture, fiction and a cycle of 10 films – to be released between now and 2020. Watch a trailer for the saga’s first episode, entitled Ben Continue reading...
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Grafik: Opgrader din sundhed med de rette stueplanterFredsliljen og krysantemum er særligt gode luftrensere, ifølge en rapport fra Nasa.
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Alien: Covenant May Be the Biggest Disappointment of the Summer Here’s a sentence I’m just incredibly sad to type: Alien: Covenant is bad. Advertisement It’s not terrible . Director Ridley Scott didn’t make some kind of hugely annoying, incoherent movie or anything like that. There are a few pockets of enjoyment in what unfolds on screen and watching it is semi-pleasant. But after the credits roll, mulling over everything you just saw, the film continues to s
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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Douady RabbitCome for the fractals. Stay for the bunny puns -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Spiders That Would Be AntsSome arachnids go to extraordinary lengths to mimic the appearance and behavior of ants -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Man: border agents threatened to “be dicks,” take my phone if I didn’t unlock it Enlarge (credit: Aaron Gach ) ALBANY, Calif.—As he sat in a darkened corner of a neighborhood bar, Aaron Gach, an artist and lecturer at a local art college, told Ars about what happened to him in February 2017 episode at San Francisco International Airport, where he agreed to unlock his iPhone and have it be searched by border agents rather than risk being detained and delayed further. "I though
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The Real Auto Revolution Is Already Happening—Inside the Car As technology races ahead, life inside the car will rapidly evolve. The post The Real Auto Revolution Is Already Happening—Inside the Car appeared first on WIRED .
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Grafik: Månebase skal kunne modstå voldsomme soludbrud og vanvittige temperaturerAlverdens rumnationer har planer om at bygge base på Månen, Men det kræver solide bygninger at modstå rummets udfordrende kræfter. Her er nogle af dem.
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NASA Has A Spacesuit Shortage NASA has only 11 spacesuits in use, and they were designed decades ago. Spacesuit designer Pablo de Leon tells Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how the shortage affects operations in space.
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Is This How Discrimination Ends? O n a cloudy day in February, Will Cox pointed to a pair of news photos that prompted a room of University of Wisconsin, Madison, graduate students to shift in their seats. In one image, a young African American man clutches a carton of soda under his arm. Dark water swirls around his torso; his yellow shirt is soaked. In the other, a white couple is in water up to their elbows. The woman is tatt
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Amazon's Most Popular Devices Are Back On Sale For Mother's Day If you haven’t yet picked out a Mother’s Day gift (or just want to treat yourself to something nice), Amazon’s running a big sale on many of its most popular gadgets. The bulk of the discounts are on Kindle ereaders, including the first ever deal on the Kindle Oasis, the Kindle for the 1% . Unfortunately, the $50 price drop is only valid on the model with cellular networking. If Mom still hasn’t
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Happy Birthday, Dynamite: Interesting Facts About the Explosive MaterialFrom its origins to its eventual uses, here are some interesting and explosive facts about dynamite.
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Anti-Vaxxers Brought Their War to Minnesota—Then Came Measles Misinformation targeted at Somali-American communities in Minneapolis is fueling the state's biggest outbreak in three decades. The post Anti-Vaxxers Brought Their War to Minnesota—Then Came Measles appeared first on WIRED .
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One Year After Fleeing Austin, Uber and Lyft Prepare a Fresh Invasion Not because Austin needs them, but because it may not be able to fend them off. The post One Year After Fleeing Austin, Uber and Lyft Prepare a Fresh Invasion appeared first on WIRED .
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Review: HiFiMan HE400S If you're on a budget and have yearned to join the big boy audiophile club, the price of admission has never been cheaper. The post Review: HiFiMan HE400S appeared first on WIRED .
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Kina vil bygge månebase - sammen med EuropaEn fælles månebase er en god idé. Det kan nemlig være springbræt til bemandede missioner længere ud i rummet - bl.a. Mars, siger DTU Space-direktør.
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ESA roser Danmark for ny rumlovMed udsigten til sværme af små satellitter i rummet er det blevet endnu mere vigtigt med en opdateret rumlov. Og andre lande kigger mod Danmark.
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Could a Doodle Replace Your Password?This simple idea may be surprisingly secure -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Alienating Garments of Rei Kawakubo Helen Lasichanh, the wife of the musician Pharrell Williams, made her arrival at the Met Gala this past week seemingly bedecked in Design Within Reach. Her suit , in two shades of red, boasted inflated tights and hips and exaggerated shoulder pads, like one might find on a coat of armor. Most strikingly, the suit had no arm holes, giving the appearance of having swallowed its wearer whole. Online
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Analyse: Højt spil om det danske naturgasnetNaturgasnettet er blevet en lækkerbisken, efter at den borgerlige regering aflyste en udfasning af fossile brændsler i el- og varmesektoren i 2035.
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There's Something About Mitch There’s something about Mitch. Maybe it’s the protruberant, pink-rimmed eyes. Or the phlegmatic drawl. Or the vaguely dyspeptic demeanor. Hard to say, really. But something about the Senate majority leader manages not to drive certain people wild. Or, to be more precise, there is something about Mitch McConnell that, through all the internal GOP fights and melodrama of the past year-plus, has ena
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'We’re Trying to Create the Village Again' SALINAS, Calif.—On a recent Friday, Israel Villa had a lesson to share with the young adults at his office downtown: the meaning of the word palabra. It’s a core concept of la cultura cura , which is Spanish for “culture cures”—the principle that there’s a modern need to teach traditions indigenous to Latin America. Palabra , which translates to “word,” stands for integrity and connection. And fo
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Mozambique's gas boom dream under threatThe small, palm-fringed fishing town of Palma was meant to become a symbol of Mozambique's glittering future, transformed by one of the world's largest liquefied natural gas projects.
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Yderst vanskelige funderingsforhold ved OddesundbroenDen nye vej- og jernbaneforbindelse over Oddesund skal afløse den i året 1883 af Statsbanerne etablerede færgefart. Trods sin lette konstruktion er broen usædvanligt stiv.
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Ice baths and snow meditation can cold therapy make you stronger? When Scott Carney set out to debunk the health benefits of extreme cold, a strange thing happened. He tells Tim Adams about lighting his ‘inner fire’ Before Scott Carney set about climbing a Polish mountain in his underwear in temperatures 10 degrees below zero, he believed his days of adventure were just about over. He was in his mid-30s. An anthropologist by training and a journalist by vocatio
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Large nuclear cardiology laboratory slashes radiation dose by 60 percent in 8 yearsA large nuclear cardiology laboratory has slashed its average radiation dose by 60 percent in eight years, according to new research presented today at ICNC 2017 and published in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. The study in over 18,000 patients shows dose reductions were achieved despite a large number of obese patients.
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Sharks are thriving in Southern California but dying in the San Francisco Bay, experts sayThe California coast is teeming with young sharks, as warming waters and abundant food have created the ideal conditions for feeding, according to experts.
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The world's largest artificial sunScientists in Germany have invented an indoor sun.
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You need more than just a white hat to tell the hero from the villainThe Sopranos' Tony Soprano and Walter White from Breaking Bad rank among recent television drama's most notorious protagonists, each of questionable morality. So, here's the question: Do you like them?
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The genetic history of Bantu speakers and their relationship to African-AmericansResearchers have used genetic analysis to model the much-debated migration paths, and mingling patterns, of Bantu-speaking people as they disseminated across Africa.
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The Last Animals, Photojournalist Kate Brooks's Poaching Documentary, Is a Quietly Stunning Call-to-Arms A herd of elephants in the desert near Lake Chad; there are less than 800 elephants remaining in the country. Kate Brooks for The Last Animals. When director and photojournalist Kate Brooks began filming The Last Animals , which premiered last month at the Tribeca Film Festival, there were seven Northern White Rhinos left on the planet. Now there are only three, all living under 24-hour armed pro
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Warren Buffett says coal won't make a comebackBillionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday said he doubted coal could make a comeback, dismissing a push by US President Donald Trump to revive the declining American industry.
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NY museum invites people to bring in their mystery specimensNew York's American Museum of Natural History has an intriguing proposition: Bring in anything you have and don't know what it is, and scientists will try to identify it.
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Guatemala volcano eruption subsides after hasty evacuationsActivity at a volcano near Guatemala's capital went back to normal on Saturday, officials said, a day after 300 people were evacuated as it spat hot ash high into the air.
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Science | The Guardian
Remember when technology felt fun and life-changing? | Alex ClarkThe pioneering Tomorrow’s World is being revived at a crucial time in our fraught relationship with innovation A younger member of my family has been known to leave the room, wailing: “They’re talking about sweets again!” when those of a certain age rhapsodise about the confectionery of yore; Spangles, Sherbet Fountains and Kola Kubes do not float his boat. Thus we are made to realise how tiresome
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Cosmic take on Brecht’s Galileo perfect for post-truth worldDirector hails clash between science and political dogma as more relevant than ever Watching stars at the theatre takes on new meaning at the Young Vic in London this month. A swirling cosmos and a giant planetarium have been recreated for an ambitious staging of Life Of Galileo , Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece about the 17th-century astronomer. The production marks a return to live performance by J
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Spare the praise -- spoil the child"Praising a child is a simple act. Improved behaviour and wellbeing can result simply from ensuring that a child's positive actions are rewarded with praise and parents are seen to be observing their good behavior, " an author of new research said.
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Obese women less likely to suffer from dangerous preeclampsia complicationsDespite having higher rates of preeclampsia, a dangerous high-blood pressure disorder of late pregnancy, obese women may be less than half as likely to suffer strokes, seizures, and other serious complications of the disorder.
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Swearing aloud can make you strongerIn the research, Dr Stephens and his team conducted two experiments. In the first, 29 participants completed a test of anaerobic power -- a short, intense period on an exercise bike -- after both swearing and not swearing. In the second, 52 participants completed an isometric handgrip test, again after both swearing and not swearing.
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The Atlantic
Dozens of Kidnapped Chibok School Girls Have Been Freed Nigerian officials said dozens of the Chibok schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 were released late Saturday evening. There are conflicting accounts of how many were set free, with the Associated Press quoting a government official that said it was 83 girls, and other news outlets putting the figure around 60. Government officials were not allowed to talk with journalists yet, bu
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Platelets suppress T cell immunity against cancerCancer researchers report that blood platelets blunt the immune response to cancer. Genetic inactivation of platelets improved the ability of T cells to fight melanoma in preclinical tests. Adoptive T cell therapies for cancer could be enhanced when combined with common antiplatelet drugs.
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Pregnancy linked to higher risk of death from traumatic injuryStudies have found that one in six pregnant women have been abused by a partner -- beaten, stabbed, shot, or even murdered. New research shows the risks to these women may be especially profound.
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Fixing broken hearts through tissue engineeringThe third annual Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Symposium met at the University of Alabama at Birmingham last month, a gathering of noted physicians and scientists who share the goal of creating new tissues and new knowledge that can prevent or repair heart disease and heart attacks.
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X-ray imaging and computer modeling help map electric properties of nanomaterialsResearchers have developed a new approach for studying piezoelectric materials using ultrafast 3-D X-ray imaging and computer modeling. Their integrated approach can help us better understand material behavior and engineer more powerful and energy-efficient technologies.
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Skin cells found at root of balding, gray hairResearchers have identified the cells that directly give rise to hair as well as the mechanism that causes hair to turn gray – findings that could one day help identify possible treatments for balding and hair graying.
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Giving a single, high dose of radiation directly to the site of a prostate tumor is safeDoctors have found that treating prostate cancer with a single, high dose of radiation delivered precisely to the site of the tumor results in good quality of life and fewer trips to the hospital, with adverse side effects that are no worse than if the radiation treatment had been given in several lower doses. The research is presented at the 36th annual congress of the European SocieTy for Radiot
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One of the Largest Jigsaw Puzzles in the World Made Harder as Video Game Stop Motion GIF GIF source: Sky! “Wildlife” is a very big jigsaw puzzle. Clocking in 33,600 pieces, it ranks among the largest manufactured jigsaw puzzles in the world and will set you back almost 400 bucks. But if you think it’s hard enough to do on its own, imagine turning it into a stop motion movie of classic video games while you assemble it. Back in 2015, it was news that someone actually completed the
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Big Think
A Chance Discovery May Lead to a Vaccine for Depression and PTSD An accidental discovery may lead to a vaccine-like treatment for depression and PTSD. Read More
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Pulse Nightclub Will Become a Memorial and Museum Pulse Nightclub, the site of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, will soon become a permanent memorial and museum to commemorate both the survivors and lives lost, its owner, Barbara Poma, announced said earlier this week. The initiative will be funded by the onePULSE foundation, a non-profit organization where Poma serves as executive director and CEO. “Today, I’m able to share with you
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Russia's Guardians VFX Reel Shows How the Man Became the Man-Bear GIF It’s always exciting to see how the borscht gets made, and a recent VFX reel for Russia’s failed superhero film Guardians delivers on the one thing I could ever want: A guy fighting baddies in a giant bear hat. GIF Forget Andy Serkis in Lord of the Rings of the new Planet of the Apes series, there’s a new king in town. This might be the single-greatest motion capture work of all time. Sure, t
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The Medieval Battle-lines of the French Presidential Election Are Macron and Le Pen re-enacting a centuries-old conflict? Read More
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The Shocking Truth about AftershocksAfter an earthquake, some aftershocks go on for an astonishingly long time. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Player Spends A Decade Polishing Epic Theme Park In Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 The game came out in 2002, but up until yesterday, I-am-Prime was still working on fine-tuning an isometric amusement park that was years in the making. Advertisement As Prime mentioned in a Reddit post , the park contains 34 roller coasters, 255 attractions and shops, and nearly 8000 guests. To-date, the park’s monorail has been ridden by 1 million different imaginary humans. Also that giant cub
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The Atlantic
The Macron Leaks Probably Came Too Late to Change the French Election PARIS—Less than 48 hours before polls close in France’s presidential election and barely minutes before the end of active campaigning here on Friday night, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign announced it had been the victim of a “massive and coordinated” hacking effort . Ominously, the news of the hack came just hours after Macron’s campaign had released a video using the U.S. example
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Report: Facebook TV Coming as Early as June, It's Still Not a Media Company Photo: Getty Facebook, which is definitely not a media company , is reportedly planning to launch around two dozen original “TV-like” programs in mid-June. Are you ready to catch the opening credits in your newsfeed, stop what you’re doing, and watch some prestige television? Back in December, rumors started flying that Facebook was looking to follow Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix into the original co
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Live Science
Weight-Loss Procedure Makes Stomach into 'Accordion' Without SurgeryCHICAGO — A new, nonsurgical weight-loss procedure — which involves inserting a tube down a patient's throat and suturing the stomach — is safe and effective, a new study finds.
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Get Mom (Or Yourself) A New Fitbit For $20-$50 Off Fitbit Mother’s Day Sale If you’ve had your eyes on a Fitbit (may we recommend the new Alta HR ?), or wanted to get one for Mom this month, the entire lineup is on sale right now on Amazon , with discounts ranging from $20 to $50. More Deals
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Ars Technica
Newly-signed federal spending bill spares energy research for 4 months (credit: Stephen Melkisethian ) On Friday afternoon, President Trump signed a bipartisan spending bill negotiated in the House to fund the federal government through September 30, 2017. The bill contained funding for energy-related programs and offices that the president has called to be defunded. And, late this week, the Department of Energy (DOE) internally announced a cancellation of its grant
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WIRED
Teflon Amazon, Where Bezos Gets Rich and Bad News Never Sticks Tech is enduring a widespread public relations crisis. But not Amazon. The post Teflon Amazon, Where Bezos Gets Rich and Bad News Never Sticks appeared first on WIRED .
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Non-surgical weight-loss treatment found safe, effective for those with limited optionsA new study finds that individuals struggling with obesity who are not candidates for weight-loss surgery can benefit substantially from non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2017.
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The Atlantic
50,000 Evacuate Hanover While Unexploded WWII Bombs Are Disabled German authorities in Hanover are evacuating 50,000 residents, or about 10 percent of the city, so experts can safely diffuse five unexploded World War II bombs. The evacuation will begin Sunday, and is expected to be the second largest of its kind in Germany. This evacuation has been planned for some time, and thousands of people from from nearby cities have come to assist. The government has ev
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Live Science
Nike's Attempt to Beat 2-Hour Marathon Falls Just ShortThough Eliud Kipchoge was able to shave 2 minutes and 32 seconds off the current marathon world record, the elusive sub-2-hour marathon remains just beyond the grasp of humanity. At least for now.
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A Review of Neanderthal: the Strange Saga of the Minnesota Iceman, Part 2The second and final part of a book review. Here’s where it gets a little weird... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Study demonstrates ability to preserve long-term vision for severe patients with uveitisResearchers comparing leading treatment approaches for patients with severe uveitis have discovered that systemic therapy with oral corticosteroids and immunosuppression can preserve or improve vision in the long term better than regional implant therapy can.
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Health Act Repeal Could Threaten U.S. Job EngineJobs in health care have grown much faster than most other sectors in the last decade, but could be threatened by the insurance coverage losses if Obamacare were repealed.
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Gizmodo
French Presidential Campaign Claims 'Massive Hack' Photo: Getty Fears of a hacking campaign targeting centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron came to fruition in a last minute information dump Friday evening. The leaked memos and emails appeared online just hours before a legally-required midnight media blackout on election coverage. Voters will head to the polls on Sunday amidst confusion over what information the hacked documents
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Ars Technica
The hijacking flaw that lurked in Intel chips is worse than anyone thought Enlarge (credit: Intel ) A remote hijacking flaw that lurked in Intel chips for seven years was more severe than many people imagined, because it allowed hackers to remotely gain administrative control over huge fleets of computers without entering a password. This is according to technical analyses published Friday. As Ars reported Monday , the authentication bypass vulnerability resides in a fe
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Watch Chuck Take The Win By A Fender | Street Outlaws #StreetOutlaws | Mondays at 9/8c on Discovery It's Ryan vs. Chuck again. The fight for the top spot on The List continues with a wickedly close race. Full episodes streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/street-outlaws/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ Discovery https://www.facebook.com/StreetOutlaws Follow
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I Can't Help but Wonder Why Wonder Woman Is Shilling Weight-Loss Protein Bars Image: Warner Bros. Warner Bros. got a bit of flack over the past few weeks for its apparent lack of advertising for Wonder Woman , its first female-led superhero film. Even though later reports suggested it’s had more advertising dollars behind it than Suicide Squad , the backlash seemed to work... as we’ve since gotten a slew of TV ads and promotions for Diana’s debut. Sadly, some of those prom
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Cinnamon may lessen damage of high-fat diet in ratsCinnamon may lessen the risk of cardiovascular damage of a high-fat diet by activating the body's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory systems and slowing the fat-storing process, according to a preliminary animal study.
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Saturday's Best Deals: Fitbit Mother's Day Sale, $100 Sound Bar, Haribo Bears, and More Discounts on the entire Fitbit lineup , a five pound bag of gummi bears , and a half price sound bar lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Advertisement Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Suaoki Flashlight with 10,400mAh Battery, Seatbelt Cutter, and Window Hammer , $21 with code HLPC6BUD $21 for a rechargeable Cree LED flashlight woul
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The American Obsession with LawnsLawns are the most grown crop in the U.S.—and they're not one that anyone can eat; their primary purpose is to make us look and feel good about ourselves -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Secondhand smoke ups heart disease in unique group of female nonsmokers -- Amish womenResearch conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, finds effects of secondhand smoke differ between men and women.
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Type 2 diabetes genetic mapping identifies new 'loci'Scientists are closer to understanding the genetic causes of type 2 diabetes by identifying 111 new chromosome locations ('loci') on the human genome that indicate susceptibility to the disease, according to a new study.
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'Small for gestational age' studied across European countriesA new study questions the use of common references for assessing 'small for gestational age' (SGA) in very preterm infants across Europe. SGA describes a baby who is smaller than the usual amount for the number of weeks of pregnancy.
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Ars Technica
Arcade group promises ticket and claw games will no longer be “rigged” A new industry pledge ensures that games like these will always be winnable through skill. (credit: hosklbro / flickr ) Anyone who's played a crane game on the boardwalk or any number of timing-based ticket-spewing "redemption games" at an arcade has probably suspected at some point that these machines are rigged against them. Now, a major industry trade group is trying to win back player trust,
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Gizmodo
How to Turn Your Smartphone Into an (Almost) Nintendo Switch Image: Gizmodo Nintendo’s questionable supply chain strategies mean there are still gamers trying to get their hands on a Switch, two months after its release. But why bother trying to hunt down another console when the smartphone in your pocket can already do almost everything the Switch can—with a few upgrades. You probably occasionally use your smartphone as a portable gaming machine, although
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Study: Genetic markers may predict which HCV, cirrhosis patients improve with treatmentGenotyping of patients with advanced cirrhosis from hepatitis C virus could help health-care professionals predict the likelihood of improvement after successful hepatitis C treatment, thus minimizing the need for liver transplants. This study was presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2017, the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroent
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Science | The Guardian
Getting lost may be the first sign of Alzheimer’s, scientists discoverEdinburgh University study of early indicators raises hopes of finding a way to ward off disease through lifestyle changes Losing your navigational skills or getting lost even though you are in a familiar setting may provide some of the first indications that Alzheimer’s disease could affect you in later life. This is a preliminary discovery of a remarkable long-term study being carried out by sci
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Ars Technica
Last Friday—the board game in which you play a machete-wielding maniac Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com —and let us know what you think. A machete-wielding maniac stalks Camp Apache. He's back from the dead. He's already killed the camp owners. And he's after the young counselors who have just arrived on the bus. Also, he is... you. Read 15 remaining paragr
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Cinnamon may lessen damage of high-fat diet in ratsCinnamon may lessen the risk of cardiovascular damage of a high-fat diet by activating the body's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory systems and slowing the fat-storing process, according to a preliminary animal study presented at the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology | Peripheral Vascular Disease 2017 Scientific Sessions.
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The Atlantic
Democracy Needs Storytellers Technology can both centralize power, and it can subvert it. It can broadcast one voice, or it can cultivate a multitude of voices. It can foster opposition, and it can bring empathy. But instead of describing how technology can improve our democratic process in the future, I’ll highlight a social action that’s already building momentum toward such an improvement—and consider how technology can s
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ING BAGSIDEN: Noget om præcision og nøjagtighedNoget, der ligger alle ingeniører på sinde – her er ugens præcisering.
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Ars Technica
How the Bantu people surged across two-thirds of Africa Enlarge / These two Bantu speakers are still moving around Africa. (credit: Luc-Henri Fage / Fells.fr) Over the past few decades, advances in DNA technology have completely changed our view of our species' past. We can now trace our ancestors out of Africa, into North America, and across the vastness of the Pacific. What often goes missing within this big picture of continual expansion is that ou
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Gizmodo
What Is Microsoft's Grand Plan for Phones? Image: Gizmodo It has been nearly two years since Microsoft introduced a new Windows phone. Sure, HP is still making Windows phones and marketing them to businesses, but Microsoft has been basically silent on the subject of its flagging mobile platform since 2015. There have been zero flagship devices, despite the persistent rumors of a super Surface phone . Logic dictates that Microsoft needs to
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WIRED
The Bonkers Role-Playing World of Rifts Just Got Even Bigger In the new 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, the author of several rulebooks for the RPG discusses the game's very intense nature. The post The Bonkers Role-Playing World of Rifts Just Got Even Bigger appeared first on WIRED .
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After ban, Turkish Airlines to offer laptops to VIP travellersTurkish Airlines on Saturday said it would offer laptops to business-class travellers after Britain and the United States banned large electronic devices from the cabin of flights from certain countries.
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15 of the Largest Animals of Their Kind on EarthThe largest living animal in the world is the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus), a beast measuring 70 feet (21 meters) long. But enough about the whale. What is the largest bird, butterfly or marsupial?
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Faktatjek: Er light sodavand farlig?Ifølge eksperter er det forhastet at konkludere, at light sodavand øger risikoen for demens og slagtilfælde.
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The Atlantic
In France, the Predictable Has Finally Happened French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron suffered a “massive, co-ordinated hacking” effort Friday night less than 48 hours before the election—an attack that drew immediate parallels to the cyberattacks that hit Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign last year, as well as to alleged electoral interference in other parts of Europe . Macron’s campaign announced Friday that tens of thousands o
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Ars Technica
Lawyer: Cops “deliberately misled” judge who seemingly signed off on stingray Enlarge / An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters on December 6, 2012 in Oakland, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images News) OAKLAND, Calif.—Defense attorney Martha Boersch has strong words for federal law enforcement's warrantless use of cell-site simulators, better known as stingrays. Her client, Purvis Ellis, charged with attempted murder an
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Booze Snooze: Why Does Alcohol Make You Sleepy, Then Alert?Beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks have somewhat of a split personality in how they affect people's brains. At first, the drinks tend to make people feel super sleepy, but they then jolt those same people wide awake and make them jittery just a few
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Scientific American Content: Global
The Mammoth MarchPaleontologists are on the fossil trail of how elephants walked out of Africa. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Gizmodo
Elevate Your Evacuation: Amazon's Running a Rare Discount On Squatty Potty Squatty Potty 9" , $20 I don’t mean to alarm you, but you’re probably pooping all wrong. Luckily, there’s an easy solution: Squatty Potty, marked down to $20 today , from its usual $25. Squatty Potty is designed to lift your legs into an ideal bowel movement position, and according to Amazon reviewers at least, it really works. I can’t really overstate how popular popular this thing has been with
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WIRED
Security News This Week: Oh Good, Hackers Beat Two-Factor to Rob Bank Accounts Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Oh Good, Hackers Beat Two-Factor to Rob Bank Accounts appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Space Photos of the Week: Galactic Gravitational Field Creates a Cosmic Funhouse Mirror The Hubble Space Telescope provided a peek at the Abell 370 cluster four billion light-years from Earth. The post Space Photos of the Week: Galactic Gravitational Field Creates a Cosmic Funhouse Mirror appeared first on WIRED .
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The Atlantic
Donald Trump's Thrifty Vacation to New Jersey After spending the majority of his weekends as president at Mar-a-Lago, his estate in Florida, President Donald Trump will be visiting his home state of New York during the first weekend of May. However, instead of staying in his Trump Tower apartment in Manhattan, the president will be at another one of his properties: the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. In doing so, he would
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Big Think
This is Your Brain on Time – Dean Buonomano – Think Again Podcast # 97 Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Neuroscientist Dean Buonomano on how the brain tells time and whether time exists at all. Read More
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The Atlantic
Kumail Nanjiani and Medieval TV: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing Is the New Mr. Right an Immigrant Rom-Com Hero? Robert Ito | The New York Times “Seeing a Pakistani American comic secure the romantic lead in a Hollywood film would be a rare delight under any circumstances. But what makes The Big Sick all the more remarkable is how little fuss is made of it. In the film, we see Kumail [Nanjiani] and his family eating and laughing and goofing off, fighting and (
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Ingeniøren
Methanol-folk vil gå uden om den sorte olieMed methanol kan man producere grønt brændstof til biler, skibe og fly. Det er partikelfrit og CO2-neutralt, men stadig for dyrt til at konkurrere med fossile brændstoffer.
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Ars Technica
Hanging by a thread: How the online nerdy T-shirt economy exists in an IP world Enlarge / A moviegoer wearing his Superman T-shirt in the lobby prior to watching the new Superman Returns movie on June 27, 2006 in Chicago... little did we all know what kind of a film awaited ( sigh ). (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images) Most everybody has at least one. It may be buried in the back of a closet somewhere or wadded up in a pile, forgotten. Perhaps it's even clinging to your back ri
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Scientific American Content: Global
What Does the Environmental Protection Agency Do?What exactly does the EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency, do? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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WIRED
What Happens When You Mix Thermodynamics and the Quantum World? A Revolution As physicists extend the 19th-century laws of thermodynamics to the quantum realm, they're rewriting the relationships among energy, entropy and information. The post What Happens When You Mix Thermodynamics and the Quantum World? A Revolution appeared first on WIRED .
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Ars Technica
Like podcasts? Here are some of our favorite space listens Enlarge / Your personal astrophysicist. (credit: Star Talk Radio) Podcasts are all the rage. In 2006, just 11 percent of Americans aged 12 or older said they had ever listened to a podcast, but that number grew to 36 percent as of last year, according to data from Edison Research. This increase has been fueled in part by the rise of brilliant investigative podcasts, such as Serial or In the Dark
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The Physics of PoopWhy it takes you and an elephant the same amount of time to defecate -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Scientific American Content: Global
A Long-Running Study Finds People's Characters Don't Remain FixedSome aspects of personality may be subject to change throughout life -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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New on MIT Technology Review
Engineering Better Rice, Wall-Climbing Robo-Snakes, and Reinventing FORTRAN—The Download, May 5, 2017The most fascinating and important news in technology and innovation delivered straight to your inbox, every day.
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New on MIT Technology Review
Astrophysicists Turn GPS Satellite Constellation into Giant Dark Matter DetectorIf Earth is sweeping through an ocean of dark matter, the effects should be visible in clock data from GPS satellites.
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NYT > Science
Molly at the Marriott: Inside America’s Premier Psychedelics ConferenceAt a recent convention of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, mainstream use of Ecstasy and other drugs was on the agenda.
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Ingeniøren
Danske forskere i opsigtsvækkende strid: Skyldes nervesignaler ion-transport eller mekaniske bølger?'Nervekrigen på Blegdamsvej' er historien om en international strid mellem to danske forskergrupper om, hvordan vi skal forstå nervesignaler. Tonen er hård, og bag den gemmer sig en substans, der blandt andet er afgørende for, hvordan bedøvelse virker.
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WIRED
Amazon’s Expansive Biodomes Get Their First of 40,000 Plants Amazon is building a massive biodome in downtown Seattle... The post Amazon’s Expansive Biodomes Get Their First of 40,000 Plants appeared first on WIRED .
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cognitive science
Is Psychiatry Partisan? A debate on the nature of expertise in mental health could decide three people’s lives, and many more to come. submitted by /u/thedabarry [link] [comments]
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New on MIT Technology Review
The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending May 6, 2017)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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The Atlantic
Are Democrats Doing Enough to Flip Montana's House Seat? Democrats have so far failed to convert liberal anxiety over their presidential-election loss and their desire to regain political power into an outright win in any of the special elections to replace Republican lawmakers tapped to serve in the Trump administration. The party has a chance to change that in an upcoming House election in Montana. But while Democrats want to capitalize on the presid
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The Atlantic
The Specter of Catholic Identity in Secular France Marine Le Pen has a complicated relationship with Catholicism. The twice divorced leader of the National Front, France’s far-right nationalist party, has spoken in favor of women’s abortion rights and won gay and lesbian support. She has doubts about Pope Francis, and during the first round of the French election, she criticized her conservative Catholic opponent Francois Fillon for “the opportun
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WIRED
Nike’s Quest to Beat the Two-Hour Marathon Comes Up Oh So Short It was close, but the two-hour marathon remains unbroken. For now. The post Nike’s Quest to Beat the Two-Hour Marathon Comes Up Oh So Short appeared first on WIRED .
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Highlights of the Paris AgreementOn Dec. 12, 2015, 195 countries gathered in the French capital to conclude the world's first universal climate treaty, the Paris Agreement, aimed at preventing worst-case scenarios for global warming.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over UN meetingFor the first time since Donald Trump's ascent to the White House, UN negotiators gather next week to draft rules to take forward the climate-rescue Paris Agreement he has threatened to abandon.
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Climate science: Bad news gets worseAs UN negotiators meet in Bonn to thrash out rules for implementing the climate-rescue Paris Agreement, the stakes have never been higher.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Strawberry scientist is sued over the fruits of his researchPlant scientist Douglas Shaw spent his career toiling in the fields in California to grow the perfect strawberry, one that was plump and bright red yet remained sweet even after the long trip to grocery stores across the country.
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China's WeChat blocked in RussiaChinese internet giant Tencent said Saturday its messaging app WeChat had been blocked in Russia, adding it was in touch with authorities to resolve the issue.
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Cassini probe finds vast void between Saturn's ringsThe unmanned Cassini spacecraft, after completing two passes in the vast, unexplored area between Saturn's rings has discovered not much else there, researchers at NASA said.
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The Atlantic
All the Lessons Republicans Didn't Learn From Democrats on Health Care Appearing on “Morning Joe” on Friday morning, Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana didn’t flinch when host Willie Geist asked him a direct question about what would happen if the American Health Care Act—which the House narrowly approved a day earlier—became law. “So everyone with a pre-existing condition right now who is covered under Obamacare will continue to have coverage?” he asked the
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Ingeniøren
Spørg Scientariet: Hvor meget elektricitet kan menneskekroppen holde til?En læser er interesseret i at vide, hvor meget elektricitet, vi kan tåle, og om man kan vænne sig til at få stød. Det har vi forsøgt at finde svar på hos en række eksperter.
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New on MIT Technology Review
Mind Reading Algorithms Reconstruct What You’re Seeing Using Brain Scan DataPerceived images are hard to decode from fMRI scans. But a new kind of neural network approach now makes it easier and more accurate.
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The Atlantic
Dallas Officer Charged With Killing Unarmed Teenager The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Roy Oliver, the police officer who fatally shot Jordan Edwards, a 15-year-old high school student, on April 29. Late Saturday night, Oliver and his fellow officers responded to a report of underage drinking at a house party in Balch Springs, Texas. When the officers detected a black Chevy Impala driving away from the pa
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Live Science
How to Build the World's Fastest MarathonerWhen it comes to the fastest runners in the world, there are four key things that can influence an athlete's performance: nutrition, shoe technology, course conditions and genetics.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Early-morning tweet and 'farmer talk' leads to Microsoft-Mojang dealMicrosoft's acquisition of "Minecraft" began with a tweet and a text.
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Live Science
Nike's 'Moonshot': What Will It Take to Run a Marathon in Under 2 Hours?Three athletes stand poised to chase down a historic milestone as part of Nike's Breaking2 project.
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NYT > Science
A Second Drug Is Approved to Treat A.L.S.A new drug for A.L.S. can slow weakening and paralysis, but the effect is modest. It is only the second drug ever approved for the disease.
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WIRED
Hackers Hit Macron With Huge Email Leak Ahead of French Election The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron confirms it's been the target of a successful hacking operation. The post Hackers Hit Macron With Huge Email Leak Ahead of French Election appeared first on WIRED .
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The Atlantic
How The Atlantic Began The following was sent to magazine and Daily subscribers via email to mark the anniversary of The Atlantic ’s conception. Subscribe to the magazine here , and sign up for the Daily here . On May 5, 1857, a group of Boston Brahmins gathered for dinner at the Parker House Hotel and decided to create a new magazine, one that would make politics, literature, and the arts its chief concerns. These men
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The Atlantic
The 'Massive' Hack of Macron's Campaign French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was the victim of a “massive, co-ordinated hacking” on Friday, BBC reports . According to Macron’s campaign staff, a number of internal documents were leaked on a file-sharing website late Friday night, less than 48 hours before the election. The front-runner’s staff said some of the leaked files were fake, while others were authentic, in what they be
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: Health-Care Takeaways What We’re Following AHCA Fallout: As President Trump celebrates the passage of his party’s health-care bill in the House, his victory remarks haven’t included much detail on what its policies actually mean. So, how will AHCA affect people? Low-income households are likely to lose benefits , while the wealthy will gain a tax cut. Such effects are hard to square with Trump’s populist message , but
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NYT > Science
Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De GêmeosEnquanto gêmeos idênticos frequentemente compartilham o mesmo destino; gêmeos fraternos normalmente não. Essa diferença oferece pistas para pesquisadores. Mas um caso contradiz essa hipótese.
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Gizmodo
Re-Experience the Classic Star Tours Disney Ride in This Amazing 360-Degree Video Image: Still via Youtube The original Star Tours has a place in the heart of many Star Wars fans—although following its revamp back in 2011, it’s now impossible to experience Disney’s first foray into the world of Star Wars rides in person. At least this amazing fan-made project lets you rekindle a few of those memories. Advertisement Part of a series of experimental VR projects to recreate class
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Deadspin If Kelly Oubre Jr. Deadspin If Kelly Oubre Jr. Is Suspended, It Will Be Because He Was Honest | Jezebel Like the Fashion, Only Some of the Shade Landed At the Met Gala | The Grapevine Angela Rye Lets Tomi Lahren Know to Keep Auntie Maxine’s Name Out Her Mouth in Epic Clapback | Fusion How West Virginia Lost the Workers’ Revolution |
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Science | The Guardian
Meatonomics author says government working with meat and dairy industry to boost consumption David Robinson Simon says ‘aggressive messaging strategy’ deprives consumers of ability to make ‘independent decisions’ on food The Australian government has a vested interest in ensuring the country’s consumption of meat remains the highest in the world, even to the detriment of the population, a US lawyer has said. David Robinson Simon, a Californian attorney and author, has argued that meat an
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Ars Technica
Watch a cop’s staged body cam footage made “to look like it was done in real-time“ (video link) On Thursday, Ars reported on a Pueblo, Colorado police officer who staged body camera footage and ultimately forced prosecutors to dismiss felony drug and weapon-possession against a suspect (PDF). Now the body cam footage of Pueblo Police Department Officer Seth Jensen, which was used in court, is being published exclusively by Ars Technica. The video above shows Jenson finding a .3
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Feds probe Uber's use of fake app to stymie city inspectorsThe Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city officials looking at whether the ride-hailing company was following local regulations.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Adaptive radiotherapy reduces pneumonitis while controlling lung cancerResearchers have found that it is possible to adapt radiation treatment for lung cancer so that it targets the tumor much more precisely, resulting in a significant decrease in radiation-induced pneumonitis -- a potentially fatal inflammation of the lung tissue. The research is presented at the 36th annual congress of the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO 36).
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Poland EU row over ancient forest heats upPoland is ready to take a dispute with the European Union over logging in an ancient forest to the bloc's highest court, Environment Minister Jan Szyszko said Friday.
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Senator says FBI paid $900K for iPhone hacking toolSen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the FBI, said publicly this week that the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked iPhone of a gunman in the San Bernardino, California, shootings.
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Britain publishes long-awaited air pollution planThe British government published long-awaited plans to tackle air pollution on Friday, but campaigners condemned them as inadequate to tackle a growing public health concern.
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NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Donna blanket VanuatuThe 80 plus islands that make up the nation of Vanuatu were blanketed by the clouds of Tropical Cyclone Donna when NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at Donna that showed strong storms with heavy rain potential.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Researchers discover how flu viruses hijack human cellsMuch is known about flu viruses, but little is understood about how they reproduce inside human host cells, spreading infection. Now, a research team headed by investigators from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is the first to identify a mechanism by which influenza A, a family of pathogens that includes the most deadly strains of flu worldwide, hijacks cellular machinery to replicate.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
You need more than just a white hat to tell the hero from the villainThe Sopranos' Tony Soprano and Walter White from Breaking Bad rank among recent television drama's most notorious protagonists, each of questionable morality. So, here's the question: Do you like them?
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Scientists reveal new and improved genome sequence of Daphnia pulexFor many, experience with Daphnia, commonly known as water fleas, ends in high school. The organism is often used for science experiments exploring water toxicity, because of its sensitivity to environmental factors. But the tiny, transparent microcrustaceans have been studied intensively for more than 150 years, and new research published and featured on the cover of the journal G3 reveals scient
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farmsA new study by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Cornell University and Duke University is the first in a series to understand how marine mammals like porpoises, whales, and dolphins may be impacted by the construction of wind farms off the coast of Maryland. The new research offers insight into previously unknown habits o
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic's Week in Culture Don’t Miss The Borrowed Words of Ivanka Trump — Megan Garber shows how the “inspirational quotes” of her new book, Women Who Work , function as their own, tidy versions of the alternative fact. Marvel / Disney Film Why Kurt Russell Is Still a One-of-a-Kind Movie Star — David Sims exalts the actor’s late-career renaissance in films such as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the Fast & Furious fran
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Gizmodo
Dark Web Child Porn Kingpin Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison Photo: Getty A Florida man whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation says created the “world’s largest child pornography website” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison . Advertisement Steven W. Chase, 58, was arrested in February 2015, after a search of his Naples, Florida, home turned up thousands of images depicting the sexual abuse of children, many of whom were said to be barely kindergarte
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
New theory on how Earth's crust was createdMore than 90% of Earth's continental crust is made up of silica-rich minerals, such as feldspar and quartz. But where did this silica-enriched material come from? And could it provide a clue in the search for life on other planets?
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Discovery of new transparent thin film material could improve electronics and solar cellsA team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, have discovered a new nano-scale thin film material with the highest-ever conductivity in its class. The new material could lead to smaller, faster, and more powerful electronics, as well as more efficient solar cells.
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Scientific American Content: Global
All Fox News All The Time on FDA Headquarters TV?Agency claims channels rotate, but some workers say that is no longer true -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Live Science
Oh, Baby! How Can You Get Pregnant Using an IUD?A woman's photo of her newborn baby holding the intrauterine device (IUD) that failed to prevent her pregnancy has gone viral.
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Inside Science
3-D Printing the Way to Bionic Humans 3-D Printing the Way to Bionic Humans A pressure sensor printed directly on a hand is a step toward new biomedical devices, "on the fly" wearable technology, and more. 3D-PrintedSensor_topNteaser.jpg Image credits: Shuang-Zhuang Guo, "3D Printed Stretchable Tactile Sensors," Advanced Materials. 2017. Copyright Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Reproduced with permission. Technology Friday, May 5,
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Weekend at Bedminster Today in 5 Lines On Twitter, President Trump, who is spending the weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, said “everybody” has better health care than the United States, but that “our healthcare will soon be great.” The Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly asked a number of Trump campaign aides to turn over records of their communications with Russian officials as part of its inve
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Gizmodo
Anti-Vaxxers Are Responsible for Minnesota's Horrible Measles Outbreak An anti-vaccine protest in Sacramento, CA in 2015. Image: AP The state of Minnesota is dealing with its largest outbreak of measles in Minnesota in nearly 30 years, with 41 confirmed cases reported since April. And most of the cases have occurred among a community of Somali immigrants, which the state health department says have been “targeted” by members of the anti-vaccination movement. Adverti
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Live Science
'Oh, the Humanity!' Film Captures Horrific Hindenburg Inferno | VideoWhen the Hindenburg airship caught fire over Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937, horrified onlookers captured the tragedy on film.
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