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Test of general relativity could potentially generate new gravitational modelsA UCLA-led team has discovered a new way of probing the hypothetical fifth force of nature using two decades of observations at W. M. Keck Observatory, the world's most scientifically productive ground-based telescope.
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Organic films from atmospheric aerosol and sea waterTiny particles in the air known as aerosols play an important role in cloud formation, which in turn has an impact on our planet's climate. However to date the effect of aerosols on cloud formation remains full of uncertainties. Among these uncertainties is the reactivity of organic films that have been found to coat atmospheric aerosols. Now researchers have turned their attention to studying the
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New method improves stability of perovskite quantum dotsEPFL scientists have built a new type of inorganic nanocomposite that makes perovskite quantum dot exceptionally stable against air exposure, sunlight, heat, and water.
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A network of crystals for long-distance quantum communicationQuantum physic can guarantee that a message has not be intercepted before reaching its destination. Thanks to the laws of quantum physic, a particle of light – a photon – can be in two distinct states simultaneously, comparable to a coin thrown in the air, which is virtually both head and tail before reaching the ground. Like when the coin is grabbed, this superposition of states is destroyed as s
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New test method aims to predict allergenic potency of chemicalsResearchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a method which determines not only whether a chemical or substance is allergenic, but also how strong its potential for causing hypersensitivity is. This will aid in the establishment of so-called threshold values – or how much of a substance is safe to use in a product. Until now, the only way of achieving similar results has been through an
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The Kindle Voyage Is Actually (Somewhat) Affordable, Today Only Refurb Kindle Voyage , $135 The Kindle Voyage probably isn’t worth it for most readers at $200—not when you can regularly purchase a very good Kindle Paperwhite for around $100—but it’s worth your consideration at $135 . I own a Voyage , and I have to say, the pressure-sensitive page-turning “buttons” on the bezels are a pretty nice luxury compared to my wife’s Paperwhite. The glass front and sma
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Children at Swedish 'gender-neutral' preschools are less likely to gender-stereotypeA new study from Uppsala University in Sweden has indicated that the norm-conscious practices used by teachers at preschools termed "gender-neutral" are associated with reductions in children's tendencies to make gender-stereotypical assumption. The practices are also associated with children's increased interest in playing with unfamiliar peers of the opposite sex.
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Solving the puzzle of when the first humans arrived in the AmericasA Newcastle University expert is leading a new study which aims to resolve a longstanding debate about how and when people first came to the Americas.
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Copper hydroxide nanoparticles provide protection against toxic oxygen radicals in cigarette smokeChemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have developed a technique that reduces the toxic effects of commercially available cigarettes. In spite of the fact that the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that some 6 million people die every year as a consequence of tobacco consumption, the number of smokers around the world is on the rise. The number of tobacco-related deaths is
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Urban emissions could be cut by 70 percentWouter van Heeswijk has developed a mathematical model that determines the optimal conditions for sustainable urban distribution. The model can reduce logistical pressure in cities and make goods transport more sustainable. In some cases, it may be possible to reduce emissions in cities by seventy per cent. Van Heeswijk is a member of the Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems res
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Explaining hostility to renewablesStudying the catastrophe that has been Australian climate and energy policy these past 30 years is a thoroughly depressing business. When you read great work by Guy Pearse, Clive Hamilton, Maria Taylor and Phillip Chubb, among others, you find yourself asking "why"?
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Why you're almost certainly wasting time rinsing your recyclingOnce a fortnight we diligently wheel our recycling bin to the kerb, and then probably give ourselves a pat on the back while thinking of all the useful products we have helped to create, and the resources and energy we have saved.
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Nanomaterials with potential for environmentally friendly hydrogen productionIn an article in the journal Energy and Environmental Science, researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden, present a type of low-cost and environmental-friendly organic polymer nano-material as photocatalysts for hydrogen generation, and propose the working mechanism of the photocatalytic reactive site.
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New extreme micro-organisms found in Siberian soda lakeProfessor Peter Golyshin of the School of Biological Sciences, and expert in environmental genomics of microorganisms is the only UK author and participant in research which has discovered a new class of micro-organisms (archaea) that live in the extreme environment of a Siberian alkaline soda lake. What makes this discovery ground-breaking is that these micro-organisms can convert organic materia
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Highways Could Help Bears and ButterfliesSmart design and roadside management could actually improve the odds for wildlife -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Properties of subatomic 'soup' that mimics the early universeBy teasing out signatures of particles that decay just tenths of a millimeter from the center of a trillion-degree fireball that mimics the early universe, nuclear physicists smashing atoms at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) are revealing new details about the fundamental particles that make up our world.
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Women rely on the family home to support them in old ageThanks in part to the gender pay gap, the gender wealth gap more than doubled between 2002 and 2014. But our research shows Australian women don't just trail men in total wealth, they also have less diverse asset portfolios.
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Instead of Banning Cheaters, Pokémon Go Trolls Them Hard A new "shadowban" leaves Pokémon Go bot runners stuck in a sea of Pidgeys. The post Instead of Banning Cheaters, Pokémon Go Trolls Them Hard appeared first on WIRED .
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It’s Time For Silicon Valley to Disrupt Its Toxic Asian Stereotypes The show constantly questions what keeps innovation from happening in the tech world—but it should ask the same of itself. The post It's Time For Silicon Valley to Disrupt Its Toxic Asian Stereotypes appeared first on WIRED .
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'Teaching the controversy' is the best way to defend science, as long as teachers understand the scienceThe role of science in modern societies is complex. Science-based observations and innovations drive a range of economically important, as well as socially disruptive, technologies. A range of opinion polls indicate that the American public "supports" science, while at the same time rejecting rigorously established scientific conclusions on topics ranging from the safety of genetically modified or
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What science can reveal about the psychological profiles of terroristsWhat went though the mind of the suicide bomber Salman Abedi just before he blew himself up in Manchester this week, killing 22 people? We often dismiss terrorists as non-humans, monsters, at first. But when we learn that they were seemingly normal individuals with families and jobs, it's hard not to wonder about how their minds really work.
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Citizen scientists join the search for Planet 9Backyard Worlds: Planet 9, a citizen science project, lets space enthusiasts search for undiscovered objects in the sky, including a hypothesized planet at the far reaches of the solar system.
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Debt bondage, domestic servitude and indentured labour still a problem in the world's richest nationsSlavery has been illegal in every country since the last country to do so, Mauritania, criminalised the practice in 2007. But while slavery is illegal, it has not disappeared. Contemporary slavery in the form of indentured labour, debt bondage or domestic servitude still exists in many places – including the richest countries of the world.
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Why Is Synaptic Pruning Important for the Developing Brain?Irwin Feinberg, professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of California, Davis, replies: -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Politicians must get a grip on tech if they want a great BritainTechnology will be key to the future UK economy, but in the run up to the general election, political parties don’t exactly seem to be embracing it
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Big fish in big trouble in EuropeAn international team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen have discovered that large fish, which include many of the sharks, rays and skates of Europe, are the most at threat from extinction.
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The New Health Care: Science Needs a Solution for the Temptation of Positive ResultsThe push to achieve new and exciting findings is one reason researchers are having trouble confirming prior studies.
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Light emitting quantum dots could ease synthesis of novel compoundsAt one time you could wander through the labs of pharmaceutical companies and hardly ever see light being used to mediate chemical reactions. Now "photoredox catalysis" has become an essential way to synthesize novel organic compounds.
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Competition recognizes neuromodulation research that may facilitate expanded, tailored careThe International Neuromodulation Society has selected six best scientific abstracts for its 13th World Congress whose research findings represent insights that may facilitate expanded, increasingly tailored care. The oral abstracts will be presented in a plenary session May 29. Winners of the abstract competition will be formally acknowledged during the General Assembly of members May 30.
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Techtopia #2: Robotten er bare et stykke værktøjPODCAST: Vi taler med det tyske firma Franka, der laver robotter, som skal arbejde sammen med mennesker frem for at erstatte os. Og vi møder det israelske firma Beamr, der arbejder med videokomprimering Vært: Henrik Føhns.
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NASA drone traffic management tests take off in RenoNASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six different sites around the nation.
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How Trump Is Torturing Capitol Hill T he speaker of the House strode to his lectern on a recent Thursday to confront another totally normal day on Capitol Hill: health care, tax reform, a president under investigation, rumblings of impeachment. “Morning, everybody!” Paul Ryan chirped. “Busy week!” It was indeed: Less than a day had passed since the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Russia’s involvement in the presi
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The Battle for Memorial Day in New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans has revived the genre of Memorial Day orations. In his widely read and re-played speech of May 19, 2017, defending his leadership of the removal of four prominent public monuments, one to Reconstruction era white supremacist violence, and the other three to Confederate leaders, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and P. G. T. Beauregard, Landrieu eloquently tried t
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Imagining a Black Wonder Woman When I was eight years old, I asked my mother if Wonder Woman was black. It was 1989—almost 30 years before I’d eagerly await the premiere of the first Wonder Woman movie. As a child, I had seen the Amazonian princess portrayed by Lynda Carter, who looked unmistakably white, on the syndicated television show I loved. But in many iconic pictures in the comic books I read, Wonder Woman appeared to
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Johnny Depp Can't Escape His Own Superstardom When Johnny Depp sailed onscreen in 2003’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl as Captain Jack Sparrow (to this day, a memorable superhero entrance ), it was his first-ever appearance in a summer blockbuster. He’d been in surprise wintertime hits ( Edward Scissorhands , Sleepy Hollow ), well-regarded Oscar players ( Donnie Brasco , Chocolat ), and, of course, many a cult classi
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Image: Close-up view of neutron star mission's X-ray concentrator opticsA new NASA mission, the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), is headed for the International Space Station next month to observe one of the strangest observable objects in the universe. Launching aboard SpaceX's CRS-11 commercial resupply mission, NICER will be installed aboard the orbiting laboratory as the first mission dedicated to studying neutron stars, a type of collapsed star
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Scientists study under-appreciated fish with special tagMost people think of salmon jumping upriver to spawn when they consider wild fish in the American Northwest. But another, lesser-known species—the Pacific Lamprey—is also culturally and historically important to the region. Lamprey have been on Earth at least 400 million years, which is significantly longer than salmon and even dinosaurs.
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Red, green, and blue light can be used to control gene expression in engineered E. coliMIT researchers have engineered bacteria with "multicolor vision"—E. coli that recognize red, green, or blue (RGB) light and, in response to each color, express different genes that perform different biological functions.
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Speed of animal evolution enhanced by cooperative behaviourA study by scientists from the University of Cambridge has revealed how cooperative behaviour between insect family members changes how rapidly body size evolves – with the speed of evolution increasing when individual animals help one another.
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Harnessing the energy generated when freshwater meets saltwaterPenn State researchers have created a new hybrid technology that produces unprecedented amounts of electrical power where seawater and freshwater combine at the coast.
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Novel method to study quantum fluctuations in exotic phases of matterPhase transitions include common phenomena like water freezing or boiling. Similarly, quantum systems at a temperature of absolute zero also experience phase transitions. The pressure or magnetic field applied to such systems can be adjusted so that these systems arrive at a tipping point between two phases. At this point quantum fluctuations, rather than temperature fluctuations, drive these tran
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BA flights disrupted for third day after IT crashPassengers faced a third day of disruption at Heathrow Monday as British Airways cancelled short-haul flights after a global computer crash that unions blamed on the outsourcing of IT services to India.
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Mindre luftforurening i USA vil gavne landbruget i AfrikaDet har stor betydning for mennesker tusindvis af kilometer væk, hvis USA reducerer svovludledningen, fordi det øger regnmængden, fastslår amerikanske forskere.
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Aktindsigt: 1,9 mio. kr. for konsulentbistand til 'simpel' business case til Sundhedsplatformen Konsulenthuset Oleto står bag de kritiserede kortlægninger af kliniske processer samt business case for Sundhedsplatformen. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/aktindsigt-region-h-har-betalt-19-mio-kroner-simpel-business-case-sundhedsplatformen-1076961 Version2
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Q&A: In Nature, Cockroaches Don’t Die Belly UpThe supine position disgusted homeowners often find them in is a result of two domestic features: insecticides and flat floors.
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Sådan skal verdens frøbank beskyttes mod klimaforandringerHåbet er, at drængrøfter og vandtætte vægge vil overkomme udfordringerne.
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The Disappearance of Virtue From American Politics In just two short years, Senator Ben Sasse has gone from Capitol Hill newbie to digital president puncher, tweeting about Donald Trump’s affairs and the Midwestern dumpster fires he found more appealing than 2016’s Oval Office contenders. Yet, on his breaks from Twitter, Sasse managed to craft a serious new book, The Vanishing American Adult . It advances a thesis that’s at once out of place at t
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How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark Why have dozens of great white sharks turned up around Southern California beaches recently? Finding the answer led to a close-up view of a baby great white shark — and the researcher who caught her. (Image credit: Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab)
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Handshake-Free Zones Target Spread Of Germs In The Hospital Hospital-acquired infections can be life-threatening, and unwashed hands are often to blame. One hospital in California thinks banishing handshakes could help reduce infections. (Image credit: Katherine Streeter for NPR)
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250 hjertepatienter på Rigshospitalet får aflyst operationer Mangel på kapacitet betyder, at hjertecentret på Rigshospitalet igen og igen må aflyse og udsætte operationer. Det møder hård kritik fra Hjerteforeningen og sundhedsministeren.
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Ekstra lag af tektoniske plader fundet i Jordens indreOpdagelsen kan forklare en lang række dybe og store jordskælv i Stillehavet. Og så er hidtil ukendte oceaner dukket op.
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The Upcoming Votes Republicans Are Really Dreading There’s nothing that united Republicans more tightly during the Obama years than their shared criticism of all the debt that racked up under the president’s watch. They raised political hell every time Democrats needed to raise the debt ceiling, and in 2011 they brought the country to the brink of default by insisting on spending and reforms in exchange for their votes. This year, however, it’s a
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The Challenge of Memorializing America's Wars Each Memorial Day, tourists descend on the nation’s capital to visit memorials and monuments honoring members of the U.S. armed forces who've died defending their country. For the family and friends of the fallen, the act of remembering is daily—as is their grief. This distinction between public acknowledgement and private grief is captured tangibly in the sites on the National Mall. Often the te
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How Hollywood is giving its biggest stars digital faceliftsJohnny Depp is 53 years old but he doesn't look a day over 26 in the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie—at least for a few moments. There was no plastic surgeon involved, heavy makeup or archival footage used to take the actor back to his boyish "Cry Baby" face, however. It's all post-production visual effects, and after a decade of refining the process since Brad Pitt ran the gamut of time in "
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Ugens job: Masser ingeniørjob - Vær med til at udvikle fremtidens satellitter, beton eller elnet? På dagens liste finder du stillingsopslag fra blandt andet Danfoss, Teknologisk Institut, Energinet og MT Højgaard. Tjek, om der er et job for dig. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/ugens-job-massere-ingenioerjobs-vaer-med-at-udvikle-fremtidens-satellitter-beton-eller Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder
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Medical marijuana as the new herbalism, part 5: Turning herbalism into science-based medicineThere’s a new clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine showing a beneficial effect due to cannabidiol, a chemical isolated from marijuana, on drug-resistant seizures due to Dravet syndrome. Although there are a fair number of caveats, this is how you begin to turn the herbalism that characterizes medical marijuana advocacy into science-based medicine.
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In China, maggots finish plates, and food wasteThousands of voracious white maggots wiggle frenetically while tearing through trayfuls of leftover meat, vegetables and fruits in an unusual farm in southwestern China.
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India's ethical hackers rewarded abroad, ignored at homeKanishk Sajnani did not receive so much as a thank you from a major Indian airline when he contacted them with alarming news—he had hacked their website and could book flights anywhere in the world for free.
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BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delaysBritish Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travelers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.
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Great Barrier Reef bleaching worse than first thoughtCoral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef is worse than first thought and the impact will accelerate unless global greenhouse gas emissions are cut, scientists said Monday.
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New species of frog from the Neotropics carries its heart on its skinIn the Neotropics, there is a whole group of so-called glassfrogs that amaze with their transparent skin covering their bellies and showing their organs underneath. A recently discovered new species from Amazonian Ecuador, however, goes a step further to fully expose its heart thanks to the transparent skin stretching all over its chest as well as tummy.
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Genomics tracks migration from lost empires to modern citiesNew genomic tools are enabling researchers to overturn long-held beliefs about the origins of populations, a researcher will tell the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics today (Monday). Dr Eran Elhaik, Assistant Professor of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, will say that new technologies are enabling scientists to track the origins an
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Sikkerhedsforsker blev ramt af pacemaker med it-fejl på vej op ad trapperne En norsk sikkerhedsforsker besluttede sig for at finde ud af, hvad der faktisk foregår i hendes bug-ramte pacemaker. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/norsk-sikkerhedsforsker-blev-ramt-pacemaker-fejlkonfiguration-paa-vej-ad-trapperne-1077034 Version2
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'Huge naked-eye beams': spectacular aurora australis lights up the southern skies Onlookers were treated to a stellar show on Sunday when the phenomena appeared above Tasmania and New Zealand’s South Island The southern-most points of Australia and New Zealand have been treated to an extraordinary spectacle as unusually colourful aurora australis lights swept across the skies. Images and video of the event flooded social media on Sunday night. The Aurora Australis Tasmania Fac
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HIV: A therapeutic advance for resource-limited settingsANRS 12286 MOBIDIP, a clinical trial running in parallel in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa, shows that dual therapy with lamivudine and a boosted protease inhibitor is effective as second-line treatment in patients infected by HIV with multiple mutations. Such treatment deescalation will reduce costs, side effects, and the need for virological monitoring of patients. The results of this stu
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Healing wounds with cell therapyAn experimental treatment in mice allows the reprogramming of blood cells in order to promote the healing process of cutaneous wounds. This new therapeutic approach presented recently in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology could prove to be beneficial in healing challenging wounds in diabetics and major-burn victims.
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Paediatric IBD patients not meeting recommended calcium & vitamin D intakeThe study found that only 26.6% and 21.3% of sufferers were achieving the current recommended intake of calcium and vitamin D respectively. Achieving the correct levels of calcium and vitamin D is essential for developing children, especially for IBD sufferers, as these nutrients play a vital role in bone health and anti-inflammatory treatments.
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Legalizing marijuana will harm health of youth in CanadaThe federal government's bill C-45 to legalize marijuana in Canada will jeopardize the health of young people and Parliament should vote against it, argues the interim editor-in-chief of CMAJ in an editorial.
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First Nations, Inuit babies hospitalized more often in first year of lifeFirst Nations and Inuit babies were hospitalized much more often in the first year of life compared with non-Indigenous babies, many for preventable illnesses, found a new study of infant hospitalizations in Quebec, Canada, published in CMAJ.
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Grundfos satser på it-talenter: Cloudløsninger og IoT er fremtiden i pumpebranchen I Bjerringbro er Danmarks store pumpeproducent ved at indstille sig på mødet med rekrutteringsmuren. For der bliver hård kamp om morgendagens digitale talenter, når konkurrenterne hedder Facebook, Google og Apple. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/grundfos-satser-pa-it-talenter-cloudlosninger-digitale-okosystemer-fremtiden-pumpebranchen Emner Arbejdsmarked Industri 4.0 Internet of Things J
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An Open-Source (and Cute) Alternative to Amazon EchoMycroft’s voice-enabled assistant is embodied in the startup’s friendly looking Mark 1 gadget, but you can build it into all kinds of devices.
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World first study reveals increase in premature deaths in Australian nursing homesThe first comprehensive study of deaths in Australian nursing homes has been published today (May 29), revealing a more than 400 percent increase in the incidence of premature and potentially preventable deaths of nursing home residents over the past decade.
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The Leftovers: Seeing Double Each week following episodes of the third and final season of The Leftovers , Sophie Gilbert and Spencer Kornhaber will discuss HBO’s drama about the aftermath of 2 percent of the world’s population suddenly vanishing. Spencer Kornhaber: In its second to last episode ever, “The Most Powerful Man In the World (And His Identical Twin Brother),” The Leftovers finally answered the burning question on
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Cannabidiol reduces seizures in children with severe epilepsyChildren with Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, had fewer seizures after taking a daily oral solution of the cannabis compound called cannabidiol, which does not have the psychoactive properties of marijuana, results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial reveal.
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Chemists synthesize molecular pretzelsChemists have discovered a new class of molecules. In a new article, they outline pretzel-like molecules consisting of two molecular rings 'oppositely' coupled at a central carbon atom. The discovery is an important step towards synthesis of lasso peptides, and the new molecules have a potential use as medicines, say investigators.
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Atomic-scale imaging improves dating of planetary eventsA new way to improve how we measure the age of planetary evolution in our solar system has been identified by a team of researchers.
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Designer viruses stimulate the immune system to fight cancerScientists have created artificial viruses that can be used to target cancer. These designer viruses alert the immune system and cause it to send killer cells to help fight the tumor. The results provide a basis for innovative cancer treatments.
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Gray matter density increases during adolescence, study findsWhile volume indeed decreases from childhood to young adulthood, gray matter density actually increases, a new study concludes.
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Toward mass-producible quantum computersMass-producible quantum computers are closer than ever, thanks to new research. This process for positioning quantum bits in diamond optical circuits could work at large scales, say scientists.
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Water forms 'spine of hydration' around DNA, group findsHow water relates to and interacts with biological systems -- like DNA, the building block of all living things -- is of critical importance, and a research group has used a relatively new form of spectroscopy to observe a previously unknown characteristic of water.
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Studying children at increased risk of suicideTeenagers injured through drinking, drug abuse or self-harming have a five-fold increased risk of dying from suicide in the next decade.
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Rock climbing envisioned as new treatment for depressionScientists involved more than 100 individuals in a bouldering (rock climbing) intervention in Germany, where some hospitals have begun to use climbing as a therapeutic treatment. The team found the social, mental and physical endurance of bouldering could be successful psychotherapy for treating depression in adults.
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Zika infections could be factor in more pregnanciesZika virus infection passes efficiently from a pregnant monkey to its fetus, spreading inflammatory damage throughout the tissues that support the fetus and the fetus’s developing nervous system, and suggesting a wider threat in human pregnancies than generally appreciated.
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Crucial clue to manipulating reproduction in plants discoveredFor the first time, a team of researchers has identified a small RNA species and its target gene that together regulate female germline formation in plants -- crucial knowledge for manipulating plant reproduction in order to improve agriculture. The new work not only identifies a regulatory module for an important developmental process, it also implies that there is likely cell-to-cell communicati
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North Korea Launches a Missile Into the Sea of Japan North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Monday morning local time that landed within the waters of Japan’s economic zone, according to South Korean officials. It is the latest in a series of tests that defy international laws and that have escalated tensions. The launch came from the country’s east coast, near the town of Wonsan, and was fired shortly before 7:30 a.m. It’s believed to be a scud-
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Corrigendum. The Week in Review for 05/28/2017.More measles in Minnesota. Yet another form of acupuncture: Snafu. CAM cancer studies are of poor quality. The future of CAM is LSD.
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Concrete for taller wind turbine towers passes tests, could help expand wind energy nationwideAn 18-month, $1 million study of concrete technology for taller wind turbine towers has just wrapped up, with results indicating that the taller towers could enable wind energy production in all 50 states.
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Sorting out HIV: Research collaboration devises a new method that could speed up vaccine development for HIVA new technique for rapidly sorting HIV viruses has now been created, which could lead to more rapid development of a vaccine for HIV, say experts. The technique will enable scientists to identify specific features in the proteins on the virus’s surface that are recognized by the immune system and elicit a response similar to that seen in elite controllers – patients that are able to survive witho
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Better understanding of how brain tumors 'feed'All cancer tumors have one thing in common - they must feed themselves to grow and spread, a difficult feat since they are usually in a tumor microenvironment with limited nutrients and oxygen. A study has revealed new details about how an enzyme called acetyl-CoA synthetase 2 (ACSS2) allows brain tumors to grow despite their harsh surroundings.
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New hair growth mechanism discoveredRegulatory T cells (Tregs; pronounced 'tee-regs'), a type of immune cell generally associated with controlling inflammation, directly trigger stem cells in the skin to promote healthy hair growth, researchers have discovered. Without these immune cells as partners, the researchers found, the stem cells cannot regenerate hair follicles, leading to baldness.
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Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Trouble Bioterrorism ExpertsOne aspect of national security would be shortchanged in the president’s budget proposal: protecting against deadly pathogens, man-made or natural.
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Modeling invasive activity: Zebra mussels' infiltration of North American riversThe invasion of nonnative species has widespread and detrimental effects on local and global ecosystems. These intruders often spread and multiply prolifically, displace native species, alter the intended interactions between flora and fauna, and damage the environment and economy. Scientists now present a continuous-discrete hybrid population model that describes the invasive dynamics of zebra mu
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Gizmodo
Relive Every Major Game of Thrones Death in This Clever Hand-Drawn Montage Image: HBO So many characters have come and gone on Game of Thrones , sometimes it’s almost impossible to keep track. If you need a refresher on who’s kicked the Westerosi bucket, and how exactly they left this mortal coil, this hand-drawn video montage should do the trick. Austrian artist Hannes Sommer released a really cool single-shot video where he unveils the deaths of all the major Game of
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Genomics tracks migration from lost empires to modern citiesNew genomic tools are enabling researchers to overturn long-held beliefs about the origins of populations. Until recently, assumptions about origins were based on where people were buried, but this does not take into account the migrations that scientists now know took place thousands of years ago.
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New genomic analysis promises benefit in female urinary incontinenceUrinary incontinence in women is common, with almost 50 percent of adult women experiencing leakage at least occasionally. Genetic or heritable factors are known to contribute to half of all cases, but until now studies had failed to identify the genetic variants associated with the condition.
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Marine species distribution shifts will continue under ocean warmingScientists using a high-resolution global climate model and historical observations of species distributions on the Northeast US Shelf have found that commercially important species will continue to shift their distribution as ocean waters warm two to three times faster than the global average through the end of this century. Projected increases in surface to bottom waters of 6.6 to 9 degrees F (3
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Where rivers meet the sea: Harnessing energy generated when freshwater meets saltwaterA new hybrid technology has been created that produces unprecedented amounts of electrical power where seawater and freshwater combine at the coast.
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Dads say these words more if they have little girls Fathers—and their brain responses—differ with girls than with boys, including how attentive they are, the types of language they use, and the play they engage in. A new study is the first to combine brain scans of fathers with behavioral data collected as fathers interacted with their children in a real-world setting. “When a child cried out or asked for dad, fathers of daughters responded to tha
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White House Seriously Considering Banning Laptops on All International Flights to the US Photo: Getty Following a ban of in cabin electronic devices that are “larger than a smartphone” on flights coming to the US from locations in eight majority-Muslim countries, it appears the White House wants to expand its curious policy . This morning, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that he was considering applying the ban to all incoming international fl
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Genomics tracks migration from lost empires to modern citiesNew genomic tools are enabling researchers to overturn long-held beliefs about the origins of populations. Until recently, assumptions about origins were based on where people were buried, but this does not take into account the migrations that scientists now know took place thousands of years ago.
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New genomic analysis promises benefit in female urinary incontinenceUrinary incontinence in women is common, with almost 50 percent of adult women experiencing leakage at least occasionally. Genetic or heritable factors are known to contribute to half of all cases, but until now studies had failed to identify the genetic variants associated with the condition.
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Was Earth once a big spinning ‘doughnut’? A giant, spinning, doughnut-shaped mass of molten or vaporized rock—called a “synestia”—may form as planet-sized objects smash into each other in space, scientists propose in a new paper. And at one point early in its history, the Earth itself was likely a synestia, says Sarah Stewart, a professor in the earth and planetary sciences department at the University of California, Davis. Stewart and c
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We've Spent Way Too Much Time Not Playing Video Games On Our Microwaves You should probably be playing video games on your microwave or doing absolutely anything other than watching it slowly count down while your leftovers are getting nuked. In the most recent episode of his Invention Show on YouTube , gadget stunt man Colin Furze revealed the “Play-O-Wave,” a fully functioning microwave with a screen and component video input built into it. Furze played a retro rac
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From NFL Player To Neurosurgeon: 'Why Can't I Do Both?' Myron Rolle talks about his long journey from playing football at Florida State University and joining the NFL to going to Harvard medical school to start his residency in neurosurgery.
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Trump's Trip Was a Catastrophe for U.S.-Europe Relations Seven years after the end of the Second World War, on the 10th of March 1952, the governments of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and the newly established Federal Republic of Germany received an astounding note from the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union offered to withdraw the troops that then occupied eastern Germany and to end its rule over the occupied zone. Germany would be reunit
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Ars Technica
First the cloud, now AI takes on the scientific method Can give this to AI—generally more visually interesting than "the cloud." (credit: Disney) Back when I was doing research, one of my advisors once joked that, if you wait long enough, you can produce an old result using new methods, manage to get it published, and everyone will be impressed. I think his time limit was 15 years. Apparently, when it comes to big ideas about science (rather than sci
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Big Think
Medieval Textbooks and Modern Medicine Scientists are going into old science books to see if there's anything they've overlooked or can improve upon. Read More
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Study Identifies the Likely Genetic Mutation Responsible for Smooshed-Faced Dogs Photo: Getty Scientists have long understood that dogs with flat faces like pugs and bulldogs are the result of out-of-control selective breeding. But they’ve yet to discover the exact genetic mutation that’s responsible for the physical traits of these dogs. A new study has gone a long way towards finding the answer and could have implications for the health of these beleaguered canines. Skull s
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Science | The Guardian
The June night sky Jupiter rules the heavens, but keep an eye open for noctilucent clouds that gleam low in the sky after nightfall and before dawn June brings our summer solstice on the 21st and sees Jupiter remain as the stand-out object in a night sky that is blighted by persistent twilight at our latitudes. The latter is so severe over northern Britain that it swamps all but the brighter stars and planets. Thos
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Obesity can cause cardiovascular ill-health, even in the youngHigher than normal body mass index (BMI) is known to lead to cardiovascular ill-health in mid-to-late life, but there has been limited investigation of its effect in young, apparently healthy, adults. Researchers have now shown that having a higher BMI can cause worse cardiovascular health in those aged as young as 17, according to a new study.
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When Dogs Hear a Growl, They Know What to DoWhy growls matter for people and dogs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Lines Snaked Through Entire Park for Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy Ride Debut Image: Disneyland Resort Looks like the hype was real. Disney’s ride for Marvel’s G uardians of the Galaxy—Mission: Breakout! opened at Disney’s California Adventure on Saturday... and the effects could literally be felt everywhere in the park. As The Hollywood Reporter points out, park attendees shared photos of the perfectly organized nightmare that was waiting in line for the new Guardians of
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Ars Technica
Inflatable space habitat passes first hurdle, now onto radiation testing NASA It has now been a year since NASA successfully expanded a habitat attached to the International Space Station, the experimental Bigelow Expandable Activity Module. Initial tests on the module suggest that expandable habitats may play an important role as NASA considers how best to expand human activity into deep space. During the first year, NASA and its astronauts on board the station have
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Donald Trump, Our A.I. President - "When seen in the light of pure machine learning (think IBM's Watson), his behavior actually makes sense." submitted by /u/Lightfiend [link] [comments]
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New Russian jet takes to air in bid to rival Airbus and BoeingRussia on Sunday held a successful test flight of its new MC-21 medium-haul passenger jet that it hopes will revive its troubled civil aviation industry and challenge giants Airbus and Boeing.
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Ford's changes at the top aimed at faster decision-makingEarlier this week, Ford Motor Co. replaced company veteran Mark Fields as CEO with Jim Hackett, a relative newcomer to the auto industry. Ford said it needed the change to speed up decision-making and reorient toward the future.
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Why Whales Grew to Be So Gigantic - the Largest Animals That Ever Lived A new study discovers why whales grew to be the largest animals on our planet. Read More
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Researchers Discover a Method That Could Triple Our Screen Resolutions GIF GIF: Gizmodo A research team at the University of Central Florida has developed a new surface that allows the tuning of individual subpixels on a display. The breakthrough might mean the potential display resolutions on LCD TVs could triple, virtually overnight. The researchers have outlined the technical details in a new study published in Nature . Basically, what they’ve done is figure out
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Brother's Top-Selling All-In-One Laser Printer Is Back Down to $100 Brother HL-2380DW Laser Printer , $100 If you’re still wrestling with a terrible inkjet printer at home, do yourself a solid and pick up the reliable Brother HL-2380DW monochrome laser printer for just $100 today . While it doesn’t print in color, it more than makes up for that with the ability to spit out 32 pages per minute, duplex printing, and inexpensive toner cartridges that can last for ye
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Ars Technica
A ramble through some solutions for the Anthropocene (credit: urbanfeel ) To say that David Biello’s new book, The Unnatural World ( Amazon US / Amazon UK ), is not uplifting would be an understatement. Its upshot is that we have seriously f—ed up this planet, along with all of the organisms and ecosystems residing on it, and the situation is likely to get much, much worse. But that's hardly news at this point. Biello knows that something must be d
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Harambe: A year from gorilla death which sparked numerous memesSocial media users target Cincinnati Zoo on the anniversary of Harambe's killing.
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Ars Technica
A 16th-century engineer whose work almost defeated an Empire Enlarge / An image of the Siege of Rhodes from the Süleymannâme , a chronicle of the Sultan's life. (credit: Detail from the Süleymannâme) Suleiman the Magnificent earned his epithet, at least militarily. The Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for 46 years, he spent much of his time on campaign. Hungary and Persia felt the brunt of his martial genius, but perhaps his most famous victory was the Siege o
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Ars Technica
A year of digging through code yields “smoking gun” on VW, Fiat diesel cheats Enlarge / Volkswagen AG Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) vehicles sit parked in a storage lot at San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) in San Bernardino, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Volkswagen agreed last year to buy back about 500,000 diesels that it rigged to pass US emissions tests if it can’t figure out a way to fix them. In the meantime, the company is hauling them
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Gizmodo
Indie Game Emily Is Away Too Celebrates the Wild West of Early Social Media GIF Ah, the good old days of early 2000s internet, when you could easily share copyrighted music on YouTube, Facebook poking was still a thing, and Instant Messenger could make or break a friendship. Emily Is Away Too , the sequel to the indie video game hit Emily Is Away , updates the game from its AOL-esque roots to something that resonates more with Millennials who grew up in the early days of
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Ever Gone Night Fishing? Ever Tried It Naked? | Naked and Afraid #NakedAndAfraid | Sundays at 10/9c Melissa walks us through the process of how to catch fish at night. You'll need bait, torches, and a whole lot of patience. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/naked-and-afraid Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NakedandAfraid https://www.facebook.com/Discov
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Racer Graham Rahal tells us about his Indy 500 preparations Enlarge / Graham Rahal during practice for the Indianapolis 500 this year. (credit: Michael Hickey | Getty Images) The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is just one of the big races taking place this Memorial Day weekend. And ahead of the big event—which has seen plenty of interest this year as F1 star Fernando Alonso is joining the fun —we spoke with racer Graham Rahal about his approach to
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WIRED
How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself You don't have to get your hands dirty to do the most important spring cleaning of the year. The post How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself appeared first on WIRED .
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More Heathrow chaos as BA scrambles to recover from IT crash (Update)Thousands of travellers faced further chaos on Sunday as British Airways cancelled more than a hundred flights from London's Heathrow Airport following an IT system failure.
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US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban (Update)Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States.
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Big Think
Is Free Will an Illusion? Even if free will doesn’t exist, some say we should allow a belief in it to remain. Read More
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Gizmodo
Sorry Folks, Luke and Leia's The Last Jedi Reunion Is Still a Mystery Image: Disney Rumors have been circulating for months that Luke and Leia would finally reunite in Star Wars: The Last Jedi , thanks in no small part to their touching Vanity Fair portrait. Our collective hopes skyrocketed when it appeared Star Wars expert Pablo Hidalgo revealed their reunion in the upcoming film— but according to Hidalgo himself, that’s not true at all. Appearing at Comic Con Chi
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Scientific American Content: Global
Shaking the Dinosaur Family TreeA major reshuffling of dinosaur relationships may be afoot -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ars Technica
I was struck by lightning yesterday—and boy am I sore (credit: Aurich Lawson / Derek Riggs) Around Memorial Day weekend four years ago, Ars Technical Director Jason Marlin was simply minding his own business in a new home office, enjoying Carolina thunderstorms after recently moving to Asheville, North Carolina. He'll never forget what happened next. Since our pals at Mosaic recently dug deep into the aftermath of lightning strikes , we thought we'd
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52 of Cassini's most beautiful postcards from the outer solar system Space The spacecraft completely changed our view of Saturn and her moons 52 of the Cassini spacecraft's most amazing images.
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The Best Stuff to Do On the Google Homepage That Isn't Googling Image: Screenshot When Google’s engineers aren’t busy upgrading the serious stuff inside Google’s email apps or mobile OS , they like to leave little treats and games inside Google’s products—everything from humorous search results to hidden creatures. These are some of our favorites for when you’ve got five minutes or five hours to waste. Atari Breakout Image: Screenshot Run a Google image searc
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WIRED
Tomorrow’s Cars Won’t Just Drive Themselves. They’ll Feel Different What you touch and feel inside the car has once again drawn the attention of the world's designers. The post Tomorrow’s Cars Won’t Just Drive Themselves. They’ll Feel Different appeared first on WIRED .
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Redeflyver fra den fynske robotrugekasse har global appetitNordbo Systems er et produkt af Odenses robotmiljø og på vej ud i verden med en deltarobot med integreret visionsystem baseret på en laserskanner. De første systemer er netop solgt til Norge, og Kina er i kikkerten.
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Sunday's Best Deals: Brother Printer, TENS Massagers, Garden Bed, and More A printer that’s actually good , TENS massagers , and a $25 garden bed lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. For a rundown of the best apparel and lifestyle Memorial Day sales, head over to this post . Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals 3-Pack Anker PowerLine USB-C to USB 3.0 Cables , $14 USB-C will take over the world soon enough, but u
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Make instant slushies with supercooling DIY A scientific party trick. Water doesn't always freeze at 0°C. Turn this fact into your next party trick by creating supercooled water that turns into ice instantly!
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WIRED
While You Were Offline: Mr. Trump Goes to Europe to Spread Social Awkwardness The president's travels abroad are giving the internet a lot to work with lately. The post While You Were Offline: Mr. Trump Goes to Europe to Spread Social Awkwardness appeared first on WIRED .
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Scientific American Content: Global
Review: Through the ShadowlandsJulie Rehmeyer’s new memoir is a moving portrait of a person living expansively in the face of setbacks and limitations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ars Technica
This is what it’s like to be struck by lightning Enlarge / T-shirt, shoe, and hat—post-lightning. (credit: William LeGoullon) If you’re hit by lightning, there’s a nine in ten chance you’ll survive. But what are the lasting effects of being exposed to hundreds of millions of volts? For Mosaic, Charlotte Huff investigates. Her article was first published by Wellcome on Mosaic and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. Sometimes th
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Skarp streaming: Din adresse afgør billedkvalitetenInternethastigheden har betydning for opløsningen på Netflix-signalet, og der er regionale forskelle.
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The Atlantic
How Hungary Became a Haven for the Alt-Right In February 2017, at the state of the nation address, Viktor Orbán, the prime minister of Hungary and the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Fidesz party, offered his vision for the country in the coming year. “We shall let in true refugees: Germans, Dutch, French, and Italians, terrified politicians and journalists who here in Hungary want to find the Europe they have lost in their homeland
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Live Science
Early Collapse of Arctic Sea Ice Is Another Ominous Sign of Rapid WarmingThe Arctic is warming twice as fast as the lower latitudes, and scientists report sea ice across the Nares Strait just collapsed two months earlier than normal.
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Live Science
How Would Engineers Build the Golden Gate Bridge Today?It's been 80 years since this beloved landmark opened to San Francisco traffic. In the interim, technology has advanced – is there a better way to span this strait?
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NASA Spacecraft Finds Storms On Jupiter Raging cyclones and an uneven magnetic field: NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to NASA scientist Jack Connerney about the surprising findings made by a spacecraft orbiting Jupiter.
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Gizmodo
The Best Memorial Day Lifestyle Sales The best Memorial Day lifestyle sales from Nordstrom Rack , H&M , Uniqlo , Anthropologie , Too Faced Cosmetics , and more. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. THe Big Sales Nordstrom Rack Clear the Rack sale It’s that time again. Nordstrom Rack has brought back their Clear the Rack sale and it’s full (and I mean FULL) of really incredible deals. Designer clothing,
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Cutting H-1B Visas Endangers Scientific Progress For Everyone Opinion: H-1B visas are vital to US scientific advancement. The post Cutting H-1B Visas Endangers Scientific Progress For Everyone appeared first on WIRED .
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The Community Zuck Longs to Build Remains a Distant Dream Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to build a global community. Easier said than done. The post The Community Zuck Longs to Build Remains a Distant Dream appeared first on WIRED .
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Why You Should Keep Funding Kickstarter Projects That Don’t Deliver Despite being a gamble for the consumer, crowdfunding is the only way a small group of people can turn their idea into a sustainable company. The post Why You Should Keep Funding Kickstarter Projects That Don't Deliver appeared first on WIRED .
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The GIF Turns 30: How an Ancient Format Changed the Internet The web's favorite way to say how you feel just turned 30. Yep, it turns out the GIF is a millennial, too. The post The GIF Turns 30: How an Ancient Format Changed the Internet appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
Lawyers, Not Ethicists, Will Solve the Robocar ‘Trolley Problem’ The question of whether an autonomous vehicle, faced with an impending collision, kills its passengers or someone else is moot. The post Lawyers, Not Ethicists, Will Solve the Robocar 'Trolley Problem' appeared first on WIRED .
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Hunting Big Game: Why People Kill Animals for FunThousands of people each year visit wild spaces across Africa with guns in hand. They’re playing a dangerous game -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Atlantic
Making the Machines that Replace Humans MIAMISBURG, Ohio—A humanoid robot greets visitors to the Dayton-area offices of Yaskawa Motoman, a Japanese company that produces the machines being installed at thousands of factories around the globe. Its right arm is holding a screen, which playfully challenges visitors to compete with the robot in a manual task: tracing the word YASKAWA as quickly as possible. It’s a trick, of course: The rob
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The Atlantic
What Did Trump Accomplish on His First Foreign Trip? Let’s hear it for the Rainbow Tour It’s been an incredible success We weren’t quite sure, we had a few doubts Will Evita win through? But the answer is yes There you are, I told you so Makes no difference where she goes The whole world over just the same Just listen to them call her name And who would underestimate the actress now? —Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Evita Like Donald Trump, Juan
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President Trump's Translation Earpiece is Just Really Small President Donald Trump listens to Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as they sit around a table during the G7 Summit in Italy on May 26, 2017 (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP) with an arrow added by Gizmodo just in case you didn’t get the point President Trump took some heat this weekend after it looked like he wasn’t listening to Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni’s speech at the G7 sum
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Google linking online and offline worlds in new ad challengeGoogle is testing a way to tie online ads to brick-and-mortar store purchases, a move whetting marketing appetites while fueling privacy worries.
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Why nuclear could become the next 'fossil' fuelA gray dinosaur statue outside south Florida's largest power plant is meant to symbolize two decommissioned fossil fuel reactors, but it also could be seen to represent a nuclear industry crumpling under mounting costs.
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BA aims to restore normal flight service after IT failureBritish Airways said Sunday it was still working to restore its computer systems but hoped to resume flights from London airports, a day after a global IT failure crippled its services.
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In Canada, parks thrive but conservationists cry foulOn a highway in Banff National Park in western Canada, tourists hastily park their cars to catch a glimpse of a bear at the edge of the forest.
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Science : NPR
In The Age Of Digital Medicine, The Humble Reflex Hammer Hangs On Nearly 130 years since its inception, a modest knob of rubber with a metal handle is still invaluable in diagnosing disease and avoiding expensive testing. But its history is anything but simple. (Image credit: Meredith Rizzo/NPR)
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Spørg Scientariet: Hvorfor dufter mine blomster stærkere i mørke?En læser undrer sig over buketten af kaprifolier i stuen, som dufter kraftigere, når lyset er slukket. Chefgartner i den britiske gartnersammenslutning, RHS, svarer.
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The Atlantic
Trump's Travel Ban Is Headed for a Supreme Court Showdown President Trump’s “travel ban”—the two successive executive orders barring entry of persons from selected Muslim-majority countries—is headed for The Show. For those scoring at home, the first travel ban won one—in a district court in Massachusetts—and lost three, in district courts in Virginia and Seattle, and then in the Ninth Circuit before being withdrawn. The revised ban so far has gone 0-3.
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Science | The Guardian
Fast radio bursts: stirrings from a galaxy far, far awayScientists studying FRBs – energy explosions from distant parts of the universe – are on to something vitally important. But what causes them? In summer 2006, astronomer Duncan Lorimer started work on a seemingly routine piece of scientific research. He and a team of students began examining old records of sky surveys that had been carried out using the Parkes radio telescope in Australia in past
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The Guardian's Science Weekly
The Bell-Beaker folk - Science Weekly podcastHannah Devlin looks at a genome study that may explain the spread of bell-shaped pottery beakers across Europe 4,500 years ago
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Science | The Guardian
The Bell-Beaker folk - Science Weekly podcast Hannah Devlin looks at a genome study that may explain the spread of bell-shaped pottery beakers across Europe 4,500 years ago Subscribe & Review on iTunes , Soundcloud , Audioboom , Mixcloud & Acast , and join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter . If you’ve enjoyed this podcast why not recommend it, or any other podcasts you’ve loved, to podcasts@theguardian.com to be in with a chance of feat
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Science | The Guardian
Does what you do define the type of person you are? | Ben Ambridge Do you sit around the house naked, read poetry and make compost? If so, you’re not the conscientious type How do your daily activities define your personality? Psychologists have explored personality from every conceivable angle except one: what do people with particular personality traits actually do in terms of everyday activities? First, compared to other people broadly similar to you (in term
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris dealThe US president says he will announce this week if he will pull out of the Paris agreement.
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Ars Technica
Doctor Who: The Pyramid at the End of the World review Enlarge (credit: Simon Ridgway/Des Willie/Ray Burmiston/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who : The Pyramid at the End of the World . River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be sure to watch the episode first. Doctor Who , season 10, airs on Saturdays at 7:45pm UK time on BBC One, and 9pm EDT on BBC America. A hungover and reckless scientist, the Monks demanding c
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Bladet bringer aktuelle, spændende forskningsnyheder inden for biologi, medicin og andre naturvidenskabelige områder som f.eks. klimaændringer, nanoteknologi, partikelfysik, astronomi, seksualitet, biologiske våben, ecstasy, evolutionsbiologi, kloning, fedme, søvnforskning, muligheden for liv på mars, influenzaepidemier, livets opståen osv.

Artiklerne roses for at gøre vanskeligt stof forståeligt, uden at den videnskabelige holdbarhed tabes.