autisme og Fragile X syndrome

Promising lead reduces autism symptoms and moreFragile X syndrome is the most common cause of autism. A team of researchers, however, has provided a promising lead in battling this disease. The scientists identified a single protein that appears to be the culprit in causing many behavioral symptoms as well as molecular and cellular abnormalities related to Fragile X.

autisme: autisters styrker

Autism's "Island of Intactness"It is the search for strengths, however hidden, that results in progress in treating autistic children --

hukommelsesteknik så man husker i længere tid

A Computational Model of Systems memory Reconsolidation and ExtinctionIn the mammalian brain newly acquired memories are dependent on the hippocampus for maintenance and recall, but over time these functions are taken over by the neocortex through a process called memory consolidation. Thus, whereas recent memories are likely to be disrupted in the event of hippocampal damage, older memories are less vulnerable. However, if a consolidated memory is reactivated by a

hukommelsesteknik så man husker i længere tid

How to super-size your memory, according to scienceYou can super size your memory to make it more like the brain of a world memory champion, a scientific study suggests.

hukommelsesteknik så man husker i længere tid

You, Too, Can Become a memory Champion, Scientists SayOrdinary people can learn special memory strategies in just a few weeks, a new study shows.

hukommelsesteknik så man husker i længere tid

Maybe You, Too, Could Become A Super MemorizerAfter six weeks of training, people could memorize twice as much. Areas of the brain had begun communicating in new ways — a lot like what happens inside the heads of world memory champions.

hukommelsesteknik så man husker i længere tid

Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests. Cultivating a ‘memory palace’ can make long-lasting improvements to recall, say scientists, suggesting many of us have untapped memory reserves.

hukommelsesteknik så man husker i længere tid

Super-sized memory is trainable and long lastingThe ability to perform astonishing feats of memory, such as remembering lists of several dozen words, can be learned, researchers report. After 40 days using a strategic memory improvement technique, individuals who had typical memory skills at the start and no previous memory training more than doubled their memory capacity, going from recalling an average of 26 words from a list of 72 to remembe

hukommelsesteknik så man husker i længere tid

Don't Forget: You, Too, Can Acquire a Super memoryLearning a memorization technique used by elite memory athletes leads to widespread changes in brain wiring --

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

New insight into secret lives of NeanderthalsNeanderthals dosed themselves with painkillers and possibly penicillin, according to a study of their teeth.

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

Neanderthals Munched on 'Aspirin' and Woolly RhinosNeanderthals once dined on woolly rhinoceroses and wild sheep, and even self-medicated with painkillers and antibiotics, according to a new analysis of their dental plaque.

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

Neandertal Tooth Plaque Hints at Meals--and KissesAnalysis paints picture of diets, medicine and possible intimacy with humans --

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

Neanderthal tooth plaque hints at meals — and kissesAnalysis paints picture of diets, medicine and possible intimacy with humans. a

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

Some Neanderthals Were Vegetarian — And They Likely Kissed Our Human AncestorsA new study of the dental plaques of three Neanderthals reveals surprising facts about their lives, including what they ate, the diseases that ailed them and how they self-medicated (and smooched).

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

Dental plaque DNA shows Neandertals used 'aspirin'Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals - our nearest extinct relative - has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use of plant-based medicine to treat pain and illness.

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

Neanderthals may have medicated with penicillin and painkillersDNA extracted from dental plaque suggests our extinct cousins could self-medicate and they shared mouth bacteria with humans, perhaps transmitted by kissing

Neanderthal brugte aspirin og var vegetarer og kyssede måske vores forfædre dvs. spedte bakterier derved

Dental plaque DNA shows Neanderthals used 'aspirin'Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals -- our nearest extinct relative -- has provided remarkable new insights into their behavior, diet and evolutionary history, including their use of plant-based medicine to treat pain and illness.

uran af våbenkvalitet kan findes med laser

lasers can detect weapons-grade uranium from afarA technique for detecting enriched uranium with lasers could help regulators sniff out illicit nuclear activities from as far as a couple of miles away.

aboriginernes vej til Australien

Matter: How Did Aborigines Get to Australia? DNA Helps Solve a MysteryScientists used a genetic test to discover that the ancestors of Aboriginal Australians arrived 50,000 years ago and spread along the coastlines.

aboriginernes vej til Australien

Aboriginal hair shows 50,000 years connection to countryDNA in hair samples collected from Aboriginal people across Australia in the early to mid-1900s has revealed that populations have been continuously present in the same regions for up to 50,000 years - soon after the peopling of Australia.

aboriginernes vej til Australien

Aboriginal hair shows 50,000 year connection to AustraliaDNA in hair samples collected from Aboriginal people across Australia in the early to mid-1900s has revealed that populations have been continuously present in the same regions for up to 50,000 years -- soon after the peopling of Australia.

allergi mod virusmidlet abacavir skyldes at det bindes af et protein

Computer models could allow researchers to better understand, predict adverse drug reactionsNew computer models from North Carolina State University show how a variant of a common protein involved in human immune response binds to the antiviral drug abacavir, causing a severe life-threatening reaction known as the abacavir hypersensitivity syndrome (AHS). The work has implications for predicting severe adverse reactions caused by existing drugs and future drug candidates in subpopulation

altruisme afsløres ved virtual reality

Studying altruism through virtual realityA computer-based environment has been developed with the aim to shed light on the origins of altruism. This new study immersed participants in a virtual environment that reproduced a building on fire which they had to evacuate in a hurry, deciding whether to save their lives or interrupt their escape and help rescue an injured person. The results showed that altruistic individuals self-reported to

appetit i mus undertrykkes af et hormon, lipocalin 2

Bone-derived hormone suppresses appetite in miceLipocalin 2, a hormone secreted by bone cells, suppresses appetite in mice, researchers have discovered. The study findings, which reveal a new mechanism for regulating food intake and blood sugar, could lead to the development of new treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic disorders.

batteri-superfabrik tænkes bygget i Sverige

Tesla-afhopper vil bygge gigantisk batterifabrik i SverigeEt svensk konsortium med en tidligere Tesla-chef i spidsen vil bygge batterifabrik i Sverige. Den skal stå klar i 2023 og kommer efter planen til at koste over 31 mia. danske kroner. Fuldt udbygget kommer fabrikken til at dække 50 hektar.

blodforgiftning og biomarkør herfor

Researchers identify biomarker that predicts death in sepsis patientsThe runaway immune response to infection called sepsis is difficult to diagnose, and even more difficult to treat. Now, researchers have discovered a biomarker called methylthioadenosine (MTA) that can predict which patients are most likely to die from the disease. The findings could also help determine whether patients could benefit from therapies that either enhance or suppress the immune system

Crohn sygdom kan forværres af almindelig gærsvamp

Common yeast may worsen IBD symptoms in Crohn's diseaseDuring the past decade, the gut has experienced a renaissance as investigations focus on the role of the microbiome on human health. While most studies have focused on bacteria, the dominant microbial inhabitants in the gut, scientists used mouse studies to show the role of yeast in aggravating the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease. Their work suggests that allopurinol, a generic drug already

e-cigaretter indeholder benzen, der er kræftfremkaldende

cancer-causing benzene found in e-cigarette vapors operated at high powerSignificant levels of cancer-causing benzene in e-cigarette vapors can form when the devices are operated at high power, scientists have found.

energi fra molekyl-"blade" - lagring af solenergi uden solpaneler

Chemists create molecular 'leaf' that collects and stores solar power without solar panelsAn international research team has engineered a molecule that uses light or electricity to convert the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide -- a carbon-neutral fuel source -- more efficiently than any other method of "carbon reduction." The discovery is a new milestone in the quest to recycle carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere into carbon-neutral fuels and others materials.

fisk-fossil fundet i Kina - fra "tiden før fiskenes æra"

Ancient southern China fish may have evolved prior to the 'Age of fish'An ancient fish species with unusual scales and teeth from the Kuanti Formation in southern China may have evolved prior to the 'Age of fish', according to a new study.

fødevareforgiftning - ny påvisningsmetode

Moving toward faster, more accurate detection of food- and water-borne bacteriaFood poisoning is a scourge. Yet preventing it is far from foolproof. But in a new study, scientists report that they are closing in on a way to use a combination of color-changing paper and electrochemical analysis -- on plastic transparency sheets or simple paper -- to quickly, cheaply and more accurately detect bacterial contamination of fruits and vegetables in the field before they reach groc

genomet som 3D-kort

A three-dimensional map of the genomeCells face a daunting task. They have to neatly pack a several meter-long thread of genetic material into a nucleus that measures only five micrometers across. This origami creates spatial interactions between genes and their switches, which can affect human health and disease. Now, an international team of scientists has devised a powerful new technique that 'maps' this three-dimensional geograph

Guam - invasiv slange udrydder træboende fugle på øen

bird-slaying snakes ravage island forests too: studyA non-native snake species that has already wiped out most of Guam's tree-dwelling birds is also decimating the Pacific island's forests, researchers said Wednesday.

hackerangreb

Shocking New WikiLeaks Dump Shows Just How Vulnerable We Are to HackingThe new data dump by WikiLeaks showcases just how vulnerable our smartphones and smart TVs are to hacking. This first release, part of the larger Vault 7, provides insight into the massive capabilities of the CIA to use popular tech tools as a form of surveillance. Now, what happens when it gets into the wrong hands?

hackerangreb

Study examines 200 real-world 'zero-day' software vulnerabilitiesZero-day software vulnerabilities - security holes that developers haven't fixed or aren't aware of - can lurk undetected for years, leaving software users particularly susceptible to hackers. A new study from the RAND Corporation, based on rare access to a dataset of more than 200 such vulnerabilities, provides insights about what entities should do when they discover them.

hash - for og imod frigivelse

Pro-pot arguments fly higher with likely votersAs more states consider legalizing recreational marijuana, a range of arguments for and against legalization is swirling around the national conversation. Which of these arguments resonate most strongly with Americans? It's the arguments that support legalization, according to a new study.

hjernen: glutamat og nysgerrighed

[Discussion] Glutamate Involvement In Human Curiosity

hjernen: hæmmende nerveceller - ny viden

New insights into how inhibitory neurons contribute to functional networks in the cortexNetworks consist of many types of neurons, including some that send excitatory signals, increasing the likelihood of other neurons firing, and some that send inhibitory signals, decreasing the likelihood of other neurons firing. Researchers have now demonstrated that inhibitory neurons participate in finely-tuned, functionally-specific networks, similarly to excitatory neurons. Researchers suspect

hjernens genkendelse af lugte

A nose for smells? Practice makes perfectThe human brain has the ability to recognize and process a very wide range of sensory stimuli, from which it builds a mental representation. But do these representations change over time? Can we learn to classify and interpret stimuli more effectively? Neuroscientists have been trying to answer these questions by studying the olfactory system of mammals.

influenza H1N1 inficerer gravide og muterer derefter

Dampened immunity during pregnancy promotes evolution of more virulent fluDuring pregnancy, a mother's immune system is suppressed to protect the fetus, which is perceived as a foreign body because it is genetically different. A study in mice found that suppressed immunity during pregnancy creates a window of opportunity for the H1N1 influenza virus to infect the mother and to rapidly, within a few days, mutate into a more virulent strain.

kaffe (coffein) beskytter lunger mod oxygen ved oxygenterapi

Caffeine reduces oxidative stress, improves oxygen-induced lung injuryCaffeine may protect the lungs from damage caused by prolonged oxygen therapy, such as oxygen supplementation given to premature babies, new research suggests. The article is the first of its kind to study the positive effects of caffeine on the lungs’ minute tissue structures.

kemi: fremstilling af molekyler på ny måde (tættere på kunstig enzym-funktionalitet)

New enzyme-like tool lets chemists modify hard-to-reach spots on drug moleculesMarch 8, 2017 - Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a versatile molecule-building tool for creating new drugs and other chemical products.

kemi: fremstilling af molekyler på ny måde (tættere på kunstig enzym-funktionalitet)

New enzyme-like tool lets chemists modify hard-to-reach spots on drug moleculesChemists have devised a versatile molecule-building tool for creating new drugs and other chemical products. The invention brings chemistry a step closer to an ambitious goal: being able to use techniques of laboratory organic synthesis to make the highly selective transformations of molecules that enzymes catalyze in living cells -- but without enzymes' limitations.

knogle hos mus repareret på ny måde

New material regrows boneA team of researchers repaired a hole in a mouse's skull by regrowing 'quality bone,' a breakthrough that could drastically improve the care of people who suffer severe trauma to the skull or face.

koraller bruger forsvarsgener som stress-respons

Biologists identify ancient stress response in coralsStanford marine biologists have discovered that corals activate a specific group of ancient, defensive genes when exposed to stressful environmental conditions. These stress-induced genes could serve as a kind of warning sign for coral bleaching events.

kræft: brystkræft - immunsystemets "anden arm" modvirker brystkræft - gør tumorfremmere til tumor-hæmmere

Novel compound that engages 'second arm' of immune system reduces breast tumors, metastasesA compound able to reverse the allegiance of innate immune system cells - turning them from tumor enablers into tumor opponents - caused breast tumors in mice to shrink and withdraw from distant metastases, scientists report.

kræft: myelom-terapi med eksperimentelt middel LCL161

Therapy shrinks tumors in patients with multiple myelomaAn experimental drug, LCL161, stimulates the immune system, leading to tumor shrinkage in patients affected by multiple myeloma, report scientists.

kræftrelevant forskning: proteiner der kæmper mod hinanden - den ene vinder altid

In battle for real estate, a disordered protein wins outResearch findings that first had scientists scratching their heads have turned out to be 'quite revolutionary,' according to study leaders. The scientists found that in a competition between two apparently equivalent proteins, one protein wins out every time as it swoops in to claim a cellular binding target. This protein is of special interest to researchers because it can trigger cancer cells to

kræftstamceller: C-vitamin effektiv til at målrette stamceller

Vitamin C effective in targeting cancer stem cellsResearchers have measured the impact on cancer stem cell metabolism of three natural substances, three experimental pharmaceuticals and one clinical drug.

kulde: en milliardedel af en grad over absolut nul - forsøg på international rumstation

Space Station to Host Coldest Spot in the UniverseThis August, NASA plans to launch to the space station an experiment that will freeze atoms to only 1 billionth of a degree above absolute zero — more than 100 million times colder than the deep reaches of space.

kulde: en milliardedel af en grad over absolut nul - forsøg på international rumstation

The International Space Station May Soon Host the Coolest Place in the UniverseThe station's Cold Atom Laboratory will reach temperatures just a billionth of a degree above absolute zero --

magnetisk lagring med enkelt-atom

Magnetic hard drives go atomicPhysicists demonstrate the first single-atom magnetic storage

magnetisk lagring med enkelt-atom

IBM researchers create world's smallest magnetAn international team of researchers working at IBMs' San Jose research facility announced recently that they had created the world's smallest magnet—it was made from a single atom. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the team describes their achievement as the ultimate limit in reducing the size of magnetic storage media using the classical approach—they report that they were able to

magnetisk lagring med enkelt-atom

Magnetic Hard Drives Go AtomicPhysicists demonstrate the first single-atom magnetic storage --

malariavaccine effektiv viser klinisk forsøg

Ny malariavaccine effektiv i klinisk forsøgTyske forskere har udviklet en vaccine mod malaria baseret på det fulde patogen frem for kun delkomponenter. Den ser ud til at kunne give 100 pcts. beskyttelse mod sygdommen.

mosser var afgørende for evolution - udviklingen på land

The protective layer of prehistoric land plantsBiologists have discovered a mechanism in mosses that was crucial for the evolution of ecosystems on land. The investigators discovered this mechanism that facilitated the evolutionary transition of plants from fresh water to land in the moss Physcomitrella patens.

muskelkontraktion studeret med atomisk nøjagtighed - mulighed for nanomaskiner

Atomic resolution of muscle contractionAtomic images of muscle molecules in action have now been captured by researchers, giving possibility of new nanomachines.

myrer kan lære hvilke planter der er gode for deres svampekultur

Leaf-cutting ants learn to identify unsuitable plants from cues within the colonyLeaf-cutting ants can learn which plants are not suitable for the fungus gardens that supply their food before they even leave the colony, according to a study published March 8, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Andrés Arenas and Flavio Roces from University of Wurzburg, Germany.

nerveaxoner kan repareres af et bestemt molekyle

Molecule shown to repair damaged axonsA foray into plant biology led one researcher to discover that a natural molecule can repair axons, the thread-like projections that carry electrical signals between cells. Axonal damage is the major culprit underlying disability in conditions such as spinal cord injury and stroke.

oliespild i vand kan opsamles af ny skumtype

Reusable sponge created that soaks up oilScientists have invented a new foam, called Oleo Sponge, that not only easily adsorbs spilled oil from water, but is also reusable and can pull dispersed oil from the entire water column -- not just the surface.

organs-on-chip

New technology platform propels the use of 'organs-on-chips'A novel technology platform has been developed that enables the continuous and automated monitoring of so-called 'organs-on-chips' -- tiny devices that incorporate living cells to mimic the biology of bona fide human organs.

protein med transportfunktion i planter

Ny forskning i plante-transportproteiner overrasker forskereForskere fra Københavns Universitet har taget et vigtigt skridt mod en forståelse...

pumpe af billigt papir kan ved kapillærkraft bruges til pumpning af væsker - mulighed for biomedicinsk værktøj

Paper pumps power portable microfluidics, biomedical devicesBiomedical engineering researchers have developed inexpensive paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices, opening the door to a range of biomedical tools.

religion er koblet til epilepsi

Researchers find neurological link between religious experiences and epilepsyA relationship between epilepsy and heightened religious experiences has been recognized since at least the 19th century. In a recent study, researchers found a neurological relationship exists between religiosity -- a disposition for spiritual experience and religious activity -- and epilepsy. This finding sheds light on the connection between religion and neuropsychological processes within the

robotter kan styres af hjernen

Researchers Take A Step Toward Mind-Controlled RobotsResearchers have created a system where humans can guide robots with their brainwaves, signaling to the machines when they've made a mistake. It could help improve the way humans and robots interact.

robotter styres af MRI

MRI-powered mini-robots could offer targeted treatmentInvasive surgical techniques allow physicians to effectively treat disease but can lead to sometimes serious complications and dramatically slow healing for the patient. Scientists instead want to deploy dozens, or even thousands of tiny robots to travel the body's venous system as they deliver drugs or a self-assembled interventional tool.

Silkevejen i Asien startede som gangspor mellem græsningsområder

Silk Road evolved as 'grass-routes' movementNearly 5,000 years ago, long before the vast east-west trade routes of the Great Silk Road were traversed by Marco Polo, the foundations for these trans-Asian interaction networks were being carved by nomads moving herds to lush mountain pastures, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis.

skaldethed mere almindelig hos lave mænd

Why do shorter men go bald more often?Short men may have an increased risk of becoming bald prematurely. An international genetic study at least points in this direction. During the study, the scientists investigated the genetic material of more than 20,000 men. Their data show that premature hair loss is linked to a range of various physical characteristics and illnesses.

sultperiode i Kina 1959-61 - virkninger på kroniske sygdomme

Chinese famine data shows no long-term health effects except for schizophreniaA systematic re-analysis of all previous studies of long-term health effects of prenatal exposure to the Chinese Famine of 1959-61 shows no increases in diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions among famine births except for schizophrenia. The analyzed studies reported that these conditions were more common among famine births. In the re-analysis, researchers compared outcomes in

søvngængeri - forskning af

The Science of SleepwalkingHow our brains can be both asleep and up and about at the same time.

tidskrystaller - og mulige kvantcomputere

The quest to crystallize timeBizarre forms of matter called time crystals were supposed to be physically impossible. Now they’re not. Nature 543 164 doi: 10.1038/543164a

tidskrystaller - og mulige kvantcomputere

Researchers create 'time crystals' envisioned by Princeton scientistsTime crystals may sound like something from science fiction, having more to do with time travel or Dr. Who. These strange materials—in which atoms and molecules are arranged across space and time—are in fact quite real, and are opening up entirely new ways to think about the nature of matter. They also eventually may help protect information in futuristic devices known as quantum computers.

tidskrystaller - og mulige kvantcomputere

Scientists create new form of matter, a time crystalScientists are reporting on the creation of a phase of matter, dubbed a time crystal, in which atoms move in a pattern that repeats in time rather than in space.

transposoner i mennesket

The proteins that domesticated our genomesEPFL scientists have carried out a genomic and evolutionary study of a large and enigmatic family of human proteins, to demonstrate that it is responsible for harnessing the millions of transposable elements in the human genome. The work reveals the largely species-specific gene-regulatory networks that impact all of human biology, in both health and disease.

Trump og FDA - lempelse af krav til medicinske forsøg - betydning heraf

Don't relax drug approval process, experts warnExperts are warning that moves to deregulate America's drug approval process could see a flood of unproven and even harmful new drugs enter the market that could threaten human health.

Trump og klima

E.P.A. Head Stacks Agency With Climate Change SkepticsScott Pruitt seems intent on building an E.P.A. leadership that is fundamentally at odds with the officials who carry out the agency’s missions.

vaccination uden nål

Oral delivery system could make vaccination needle-freePatients could one day self-administer vaccines using a needleless, pill-sized technology that jet-releases a stream of vaccine inside the mouth, according to a proof-of-concept study.

Direct White Matter Bundle Segmentation using Stacked U-NetsThe state-of-the-art method for automatically segmenting white matter bundles in diffusion-weighted MRI is tractography in conjunction with streamline cluster selection. This process involves long chains of processing steps which are not only computationally expensive but also complex to setup and tedious with respect to quality control. Direct bundle segmentation methods treat the task as a tradi

The variational Laplace approach to approximate Bayesian inferenceVariational approaches to approximate Bayesian inference provide very efficient means of performing parameter estimation and model selection. Among these, so-called variational-Laplace or VL schemes rely on Gaussian approximations to posterior densities on model parameters. In this note, we review the main variants of VL approaches, that follow from considering nonlinear models of continuous and/o

A quantum dynamic belief decision making modelThe sure thing principle and the law of total probability are basic laws in classic probability theory. A disjunction fallacy leads to the violation of these two classical probability laws. In this paper, a new quantum dynamic belief decision making model based on quantum dynamic modelling and Dempster-Shafer (D-S) evidence theory is proposed to address this issue and model the real human decision

Pulse-coupled model of excitable elements on heterogeneous sparse networksWe study a pulse-coupled dynamics of excitable elements in uncorrelated scale-free networks. Regimes of self-sustained activity are found for homogeneous and inhomogeneous couplings, in which the system displays a wide variety of behaviors, including periodic and irregular global spiking signals, as well as coherent oscillations, an unexpected form of synchronization. Our numerical results also sh

Prominent astrophysicist Calls the Big Bang A “Mirage”Two mind-blowing theories offer a significant challenge to the accepted model.

And Now the Internet is Naming the 7 Trappist-1 ExoplanetsNASA has turned to the internet for help in naming the newly discovered Trappist-1 exoplanets.

Resurrecting Extinct Species Could Kill Off Endangered Species, Study FindsHow can we stop extinction? One solution scientists have been developing for decades is de-extinction — the process of resurrecting extinct species through genetic engineering.

Stressede læger på filmfestivalNu kommer CPH:DOX, der er en af de største dokumentarfilmfestivaler i verden. Flere af filmene er om sundhed.

Syge¬plejersker i praksis får ny specialuddannelseRegeringen vil tage initiativ til oprettelsen af en ny uddannelse, der skal give sygeplejersker i kommunerne og almen praksis et kompetenceløft.

Aarhus-læger åbner første tvær¬faglige under¬livsklinikForskere fra Aarhus Universitetshospital starter landets første tværfaglige gynækologiske smerteklinik.

Marijuana Labels Could Mislead Kids and ConsumersBad labeling on edible marijuana products could be lead to people unknowingly consuming marijuana.

13 Inspirational Women Honored in Google's New DoodleToday's Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day.

February's Warmth, Brought to You by Climate ChangeClimate change made the February warmth that baked the U.S. roughly 13 times more likely.

Ultra-Fast ‘Hyperloop’ Is Transit System of the Future | VideoThe Hyperloop is futuristic transportation concept that could help people travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 30 minutes.

George Michael's Death: What Causes 'Dilated Cardiomyopathy'?Singer George Michael's death in December was due, in part, to a heart condition that can have many causes, including alcohol and drug abuse, and infections.

Code Pink: Why Water in a Canadian Town Turned a Rosy HueEarlier this week, denizens of a small Canadian town got a surprise when they opened their kitchen taps and flushed their toilets.

Depression Rates Spike in Teen SmokersTeens who smoke have experienced a spike in depression in recent years, according to a new study.

'Pokémon Go' Players May Double Their Daily Step CountsThe popular smartphone game "Pokémon Go" can increase people's physical activity.

Airbus Revealed ‘Pop.Up’ Concept for Transforming CarPop.Up is a multi-modal transportation concept that can be driven, flown by drone, or even carried by Hyperloop.

bird-Eating Spiders: 3 Massive, Furry Tarantulas DiscoveredAvicularia, a confusing genus of large "birdeater" tarantulas, gets a scientific makeover in a new study.

The quest to reveal science’s hidden female facesCampaign on Wikipedia seeks to track down photos of female scientists and those from minority ethnic groups

Trump, Democrats Look For Common Ground On Drug PricesTwo congressmen met with President Trump seeking support for a bill to expand the government's ability to negotiate drug prices. But it's not clear it would have much impact or will gain support.

WikiLeaks's CIA hacking trove doesn't live up to the hypeTechnology For most people, secure message apps are just as secure as we thought A new WikiLeaks document dump reveals some CIA tools.

On "Hidden Figures" and Being the Only Woman in the RoomThe Oscar-nominated film illuminates just one group of women whose contributions have long gone unrecognized --

Will "Biosimilar" Medications Reduce the Cost of Biologic Drugs?Not necessarily --

Brugt elektronik skal skilles ad med en skruetrækker, men smadres med en hammerManualer, der skulle sikre, at elektronik bliver genbrugt, bliver aldrig læst og er derfor spild af arbejde, konkluderer konsulenter.

Kaos i Havarikommissionen: Chefen fredes - tre medarbejdere tvangsflyttesDansk Folkeparti og Enhedslisten undrer sig over, at ministeren vælger et beholde chefen, når en erhvervspsykologisk undersøgelse kalder kommissionen for en ’stærkt dysfunktionel organisation'.

Kina satser på sløve magnettogMaglevtog kan også betale sig, selv om der ikke er tale om højhastighedsbaner. Det er konklusionen i Kina, hvor to provinser bygger magnettogslinjer med tophastigheder omkring 100 km/t.

Nye elmålere måler op til 582 procent for højtLysdæmpere og sparepærer kan få nye elmålere til at måle helt forkert, viser ny hollandsk undersøgelse. Det er endnu uvist, om danske målere er ramt.

Nye fotos viser detaljerne: Sådan ser skaderne på IC4 udHydraulikpumpen i IC4-togets motor er gået løs 12 gange siden 2011. Det er dog kun i går og i februar, at pumpen er gået igennem togets bundplade og smidt vragdele på skinnerne.

Rapport: Stort vækstpotentiale i dansk sundhedsteknologiCopenhagen Center for Health Technology udpeger tendenser og giver anbefalinger, der kan sætte gang i udvikling og anvendelse af ny teknologi i sundhedssektoren.

Fremtidens helikopter er en hybrid med bøjelig rotorAmerikanske Bell Helicopters har skabt en vision af, hvordan fremtidens civile helikopter kan komme til at se ud. Det er blevet til en hybridhelikopter bygget af bæredygtige materialer og med rotor-blade, der kan ændre form. Agter-rotoren er blevet erstattet med et elektrisk moment-system. Bell Helicopters afslører ikke noget om, hvor langt de konkret er med helikopteren, eller hvornår den kan gå

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather'The weather here on Earth has been a little strange this winter – 60-degree days, followed by blinding snow, only to be followed by 50s and rain – but for Steven Powell, the weather he's interested in can't be felt by humans or measured by barometric pressure.

Activists' fury over Norway hunt of pregnant whalesAnimal rights activists expressed anger on Wednesday after reports emerged that a large majority of whales harpooned each year in Norway are pregnant.

Additional Arctic weather data raises forecast accuracy of Japan cold wavesA research team consisting of members from Japan's National Institute of Polar Research, the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), and other organizations conducted forecasting simulations of the cold waves that hit Japan and the North American East Coast in February 2015. Results showed that additional data collected that year through more frequent observation of meteoro

Alaska volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud over AleutiansAn Alaska volcano that has erupted periodically since mid-December sent up its biggest cloud to date late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, prompting warnings to airliners and a major U.S. fishing port in the Aleutian Islands.

Ancient southern China fish may have evolved prior to the 'Age of fish'An ancient fish species with unusual scales and teeth from the Kuanti Formation in southern China may have evolved prior to the "Age of fish", according to a study published March 8, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Brian Choo from Flinders University, Australia, and colleagues at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, China.

Aussie lake turns vivid pinkAn Australian lake has turned a vivid pink thanks to extreme salt levels further exacerbated by hot weather in a startling natural phenomena that resembles a toxic spill.

Chicago tries to learn from New York crime fighting successEven before President Donald Trump tweeted a threat to send "in the Feds" to curb Chicago's gun violence, he was saying on the campaign trail that there was a simple solution to the bloodshed: police should get tougher. Chicago should follow the lead of New York City, Trump's administration has said, and crack down on even the smallest offenses.

What the CIA thinks of your anti-virus programPeppering the 8,000 pages of purported Central Intelligence Agency hacking data released Tuesday by WikiLeaks are reviews of some of the world's most popular anti-virus products.

CIA blasts WikiLeaks for publishing secret documentsThe Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday accused WikiLeaks of endangering Americans, helping US rivals and hampering the fight against terror threats by releasing what the anti-secrecy site claimed was a trove of CIA hacking tools.

US study: Climate change goosed odds of freaky warm FebruaryClimate scientists say a freakishly warm February broke more than 11,700 local daily records for warmth in the United States. But it didn't quite beat 1954 for the nation's warmest February on record.

More companies embrace virtual annual shareholder meetingsTwo years ago, SurModics Inc. conducted its annual meeting and only four shareholders showed up.

Dawn identifies age of Ceres' brightest areaThe bright central area of Ceres' Occator Crater, known as Cerealia Facula, is approximately 30 million years younger than the crater in which it lies, according to a new study in the astronomical Journal. Scientists used data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft to analyze Occator's central dome in detail, concluding that this intriguing bright feature on the dwarf planet is only about 4 million years old

Delivery startup Instacart bags new fundingInstacart on Wednesday announced it bagged $400 million in fresh funding to ramp up and improve its US-focused grocery delivery service.

Don't expect SpaceX-NASA space raceSpaceX, the upstart company, and NASA, the government agency, both have plans to venture to Mars and orbit the moon. But that doesn't mean they've launched a new space race.

Economics of climate change will affect world poverty, expert saysIn a warming environment, visible climate change meets the "invisible hand" of economics, according to economist Kaushik Basu.

Eco-warriors win first S. Africa climate change caseSouth African environmental activists declared a major victory Wednesday after winning the country's first climate change case and forcing the government to reassess the impact of a coal power plant.

German prosecutors examining WikiLeaks report on CIA baseGermany's federal prosecutors say they are examining a WikiLeaks report suggesting that the Central Intelligence Agency used the U.S. consulate in Frankfurt as a base for covert hackers.

Internet-connected 'smart' devices are dunces about securityThese days, it's possible to use your phone—and sometimes just your voice—to control everything from your TV to your lights, your thermostat and shades, even your car or medical device. (At least, once you have gadgets that can listen.)

Investment key in adapting to climate change in West AfricaClimate projections for West Africa show that crop yields and grass for livestock grazing are likely to decline in the future. But a new study in the journal Global Environmental Change shows that when ineffective institutions and political instability limit investment in agriculture climate change would have greater impacts on regional food security.

Lab team to explore more cost-effective way to inspect welds on nuclear-powered submarinesLawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers are joining forces with the U.S. Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) to study ways to reduce the high cost of inspecting welds on nuclear-powered submarines.

Researchers link methane in groundwater in Parker and Hood counties to natural sourcesScientists from The University of Texas at Austin have found that high levels of methane in well water from two counties near Fort Worth are probably from shallow natural gas deposits, not natural gas leaks caused by hydraulic fracturing operations in the underlying Barnett Shale.

Increasing minimum wage would reduce teen pregnanciesA $1 increase in the minimum wage would likely reduce the U.S. adolescent birth rate by about 2 percent, according to new Indiana University research.

NASA's Kepler provides another peek at ultra-cool neighborOn Feb. 22, astronomers announced that the ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, hosts a total of seven Earth-size planets that are likely rocky, a discovery made by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in combination with ground-based telescopes. NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope also has been observing this star since December 2016. Today these additional data about TRAPPIST-1 from Kepler are

Private companies more likely to embrace corporate responsibilityWhen companies make public declarations of social responsibility, it can be hard to tell whether they actually change practices or if they exaggerate the impact—a practice known as greenwashing.

Q&A: A look at questions about current US wildfiresWildfires scorching hundreds of square miles of Kansas, Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma have been blamed in at least six deaths as of Wednesday. Thousands of people have been displaced by the wind-whipped flames.

Scientists stress lifelong effects of cyberbullyingIn a new article, a University of Texas at Dallas dean said cyberbullying among adolescents can be so traumatic that it can impact individuals for years, even if it happens only once.

Sub-second system seizures: Unexpected consequences of sub-second delays on fast-moving data systemsProfessor Neil Johnson, a physicist at the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences, is interested in complex networks. He studies how fast-moving packets of information spread and interact in large networks like stock markets and the human brain, and what makes the overall system then behave in ways that are unexpected.

Tech sector scrambles after CIA device-hacking allegationsThe tech sector was scrambling Wednesday to understand the implications of an alleged broad CIA hacking arsenal, capable of spying on phones and other connected devices.

Two new tidal disruption events discoveredIn two recently published scientific papers, an international team of astronomers has presented the detection of two new tidal disruption events (TDEs). Using the Palomar Observatory located near San Diego, California, the researchers discovered flares of radiation which turned out to be TDEs. Their findings were described in papers published online March 2 and 3 on the arXiv pre-print server.

Engineers devise two-way radio on a single chipTwo-way communication requires, of course, both send and receive capabilities. But putting them in the same device requires a filter between the send and receive circuits to provide signal isolation.

Study finds young Latino boys tend to have stable family lives, yet lag on academicsResearchers led by University of Maryland College of Education Professor Natasha Cabrera have found that Latino boys at nine months of age have similar cognitive and social-emotional skills as their peers and live in stable home environments. Yet by preschool, they lag behind their peers on many academic measures that are used as indicators of future success in school and in the workforce.

Zoo rhino killing hints at new European avenue for poachersThis week's brutal killing of a rhino in its enclosure at a French zoo points to a new European frontier for greedy poachers that must be closed as a matter of urgency, environmentalists and officials say.

Billionaires in space: A return to golden age of explorationSpace tourists will offset the costs of SpaceX R&D. And they herald a return to when rich benefactors not governments funded art, exploration and science

Plankton can save the ocean. But who will save the plankton?It's not just warming oceans we need to worry about. Crucial plankton have been discovered behaving strangely, but they may point the way to better geoengineering

Warmer weather could bring fresh Zika miseryZika may have gone quiet during the winter, but as mosquito season approaches it looks like it could spread further and have longer term health effects than we thought

Fuzzy pulsars orbiting black holes could unmask quantum gravityRandom changes in the radio beam of a pulsar orbiting a black hole could be telltale quantum effects, giving us a way to test theories of quantum gravity

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How stable manure protects against allergiesImproved hygiene has largely eliminated infectious diseases from everyday life. There is, however, a downside to this progress: the number of allergies is growing steadily. If the immune system is not kept busy by bacteria, viruses and worms, it sometimes overreacts to harmless things like pollen.

The sky is the limit for new low-cost 3D printerA research team is in the process of making a 3D printed Tower of Babel using a novel hanging printer. This offers a low-cost solution and increased flexibility to print large volumes.

Traveling through scattering tissue with far less lightMedical applications of light, looking inside human tissue, often are limited by the highly scattering nature of tissue. Intuitively, a lower limit of one photon per camera pixel is assumed. Scientists now demonstrate that the lower limit is actually much lower, thus opening possibilities of going deeper into tissue with less light.

How much sun is good for our health?Researchers have estimated the duration of solar radiation exposure required in order to obtain the recommended doses of vitamin D. While in spring and summer 10 to 20 minutes in the sun are enough, in the winter months almost two hours would be needed, therefore for the vast majority of the population it is difficult to achieve the optimal values. Every year, studies on the benefits of sunbathing

Trauma surgeons show 'profound' racial disparity in Philadelphia gun violenceResearchers argue for more research on firearm injury, including the establishment of a national database on incidents of gun violence. The authors point to recent research showing that in Philadelphia, gun murders and injuries are much more strongly associated with race than neighborhood income levels.

Research lab expands palette for color-changing glassNew nanophotonics research could expand the color palette for companies in the fast-growing market for glass windows that change color at the flick of an electric switch. A team of researchers has used an inexpensive hydrocarbon molecule to create low-voltage, multicolor, electrochromic glass.

fish, selective hunting strategies and a delayed-return lifestyle among ancient foragersA unique trove of bone material from the 9,200 year old coastal settlement Norje Sunnansund in Blekinge, Sweden, has revealed that surprisingly sophisticated hunting strategies were used at the time. One key find was that the early Mesolithic humans practiced so-called selective hunting -- seemingly in order to maximize gain and preserve the local population of certain species.

Mechanism underlying size-sorting of rubble on asteroid Itokawa revealedResearchers investigate why pebbles and boulders on asteroid Itokawa's surface occupy separate regions.

Controversial 'liberation therapy' fails to treat multiple sclerosisOpening up narrowed veins from the brain and spinal cord is not effective in treating multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study. The conclusions about the so-called 'liberation therapy,' which thousands of people with MS have undergone since 2009, represent the most definitive debunking of the claim that patients could achieve dramatic improvements from a one-time medical procedure.

New survey finds 'Peter Pan' radio galaxies that may never grow upA team of astronomers has doubled the number of known young, compact radio galaxies -- galaxies powered by newly energized black holes. The improved tally will help astronomers understand the relationship between the size of these radio sources and their age, as well as the nature of the galaxy itself. In particular, it will help astronomers understand why there are so many more young radio galaxi

The proteins that domesticated our genomesScientists have carried out a genomic and evolutionary study of a large and enigmatic family of human proteins, to demonstrate that it is responsible for harnessing the millions of transposable elements in the human genome. The work reveals the largely species-specific gene-regulatory networks that impact all of human biology, in both health and disease.

Silk Road evolved as 'grass-routes' movementNearly 5,000 years ago, long before the vast east-west trade routes of the Great Silk Road were traversed by Marco Polo, the foundations for these trans-Asian interaction networks were being carved by nomads moving herds to lush mountain pastures, suggests new research.

High prevalence, incidence of hypertension among rural Africans living with HIVAbout 12 percent of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension at the moment of HIV diagnosis. An additional 10 percent will develop hypertension during the first months of antiretroviral therapy. This represents an incidence 1.5 times higher than that found in Europe or the United States.

Biologists identify ancient stress response in coralsMonitoring a newly discovered group of genes in coral could predict when they are under stress and might bleach. The approach could improve conservation strategies for at-risk coral reefs, say scientists.

Diet and global climate changeEating healthier food could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, suggests a new study. As it turns out, some relatively small diet tweaks could add up to significant inroads in addressing climate change.

College students' perception of dietary terms could help nutrition educationResearchers are set out to determine college students' perception of the terms real meal, meal, and snack and how those perceptions might enable more effective nutrition education.

A Beetle Is Destroying U.S. Corn, so Scientists Are Punching at the Insect's GenesTechnology to defeat the corn rootworm, scientists worry, will work only briefly against an inventive foe --

Dawn Spies More Signs of Ice-Spewing volcanoes on CeresGeologically young deposits in a crater on the dwarf planet's surface were formed by brine erupting from below --

This Lab-in-a-Box Could Make Gene Therapy Less ElitistGenetic repairs are curing patients—but only at a few elite centers.

Will Untethered Headsets Like This One Help Reverse the VR Slump?Startup Pico Interactive is building an affordable wireless headset that it says will go head-to-head with Oculus and HTC.

Facebook’s AI Chief: Machines Could Learn Common Sense from VideoYann LeCun says the next frontier in machine vision is software that learns just by observing the world.

IBM laver verdens første atom-harddiskhttps://www.version2.dk/artikel/ibm-laver-verdens-foerste-atom-harddisk-1074272 Det er lykkes IBM at skabe hidtil uset kontrol over et atoms magnetiske retning.

An Artist Makes the Universe From Sand—And Then Destroys ItThe piece required two weeks to create, and seconds to sweep away.

That Encrypted Chat App the White House Liked? Full of HolesConfide has become a favorite among political staffers looking for secrecy. Unfortunately, it lacked plenty of basic security features.

FCC Chair on Trump’s War on the Press: ¯\_(?)_/¯Why is it so hard for the FCC chair to say he'll stand up to Trump?

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