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U.S. Report Says Humans Cause Climate Change, Contradicting Top Trump OfficialsA report from 13 federal agencies says humans are the main cause of global warming, a position at odds with some in the Trump administration.
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Ecologists Welcome Seventh Great Ape Species into Our FamilyThe Tapanuli orangutan has been identified as the newest species of great ape, but also likely the most endangered.
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Guldsjakal bringer ny, farlig flåt til landetRovdyr, der på kort tid vandrer lange distancer i Europa, øger risikoen for nye sygdomme. Det konkluderer DTU Veterinærinstituttet efter undersøgelse af en død guldsjakal.
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Papa John's, ReviewedThis week, John Schnatter—better known to most Americans as Papa John— made an audacious claim : Papa John’s, which has recently experienced weaker than expected same-store sales, has seen those declines because of its association with the National Football League. Some players’ protests against police brutality and systematic racism, Papa John suggested, have inspired “negative consumer sentimen
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How Growing Up Bilingual Affects Cognitive DevelopmentThe positive effect of bilingualism may be particularly beneficial for kids who grow up in low-income households, an environment that usually has negative effects on cognitive performance. Read More
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The Problem with Fruits, Vegetables, and PregnancyA new study links conventionally produced fruits and vegetables to lower odds of live birth. Read More
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Oxford Scientists Make a More Accurate Prediction of What Aliens Look LikeAstrobiologists took a novel view and used evolutionary processes as their guide. Read More
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This Week’s Giza Pyramid Discovery Was Already Built Into Assassin’s Creed OriginsEarlier this week, news broke that scientists had discovered a previously undetected open space in Egypt’s 4,500-year-old Great Pyramid of Giza. The new Egypt-set adventure game Assassin’s Creed Origins actually won’t need an update adding the chamber, because as the game’s creators explained to me, they already thought to put one in. In Origins , you can visit Giza as it was in around 50 B.C., i
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Critical Tor flaw leaks users’ real IP address—update nowEnlarge Mac and Linux versions of the Tor anonymity browser just received a temporary fix for a critical vulnerability that leaks users' IP addresses when they visit certain types of addresses. TorMoil, as the flaw has been dubbed by its discoverer, is triggered when users click on links that begin with file: rather than the more common https: and http:// address prefixes. When the Tor browse
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The Atlantic Daily: ‘One of the Most American Stories I Have Ever Heard’What We’re Following The Russia Investigation: New reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions knew about two Trump campaign advisers’ outreach to Russia —and in one case, tried to stop it—cast doubt on Sessions’s confirmation-hearing testimony that he wasn’t aware of any such communications. The recent reports also seem to contradict President Trump’s own comments at a February press conference,
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How do those internet balloons over Puerto Rico work?Technology Cell towers usually don’t float. These do. It’s been over six weeks since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, leaving millions without power or access to reliable communication.
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Humans are driving climate change, federal scientists sayHuman influence “extremely likely” to be dominant cause of warming in last 70 years, U.S. climate report finds.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: The Apple iPhone X Hints at the Still Somewhat Distant FutureThis week, the hosts discuss the iPhone X. Maybe you've heard of it?
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Under Pressure, Tech Companies Back Anti-Sex-Trafficking BillA tech trade group that includes Facebook and Google said it will support Senate bill after executives were criticized at hearings on Russia and the 2016 election.
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U.S. Government Report Says Climate Change Is Real, and Humans Are to BlameConclusions of climate-change science analysis are at odds with U.S. President Donald Trump's policies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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A Japanese Company Is Rewarding Nonsmoking Employees With Extra Vacation TimeThe Tokyo-based company is located on the 29th floor of a building, meaning all smoking breaks take at least 15 minutes. Read More
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RNA Interference Drug Excels in Clinical Trials to Treat Rare DisorderIf approved, patisiran will be the first RNAi therapeutic on the market.
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The 10 Best Deals of November 3, 2017Before you head out for the weekend, check out the 10 best deals from Friday. Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance to save. You can also join our Kinja Deals Community Facebook group to connect with your fellow deal hunters. You can also sign up for our brand new messenger bot to get instant alerts for the deals you’re interested
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Around Asia in 12 DaysToday in 5 Lines President Trump set off on a 12-day, five-nation tour of Asia —the longest presidential visit to the region since 1991. Before leaving for the trip, Trump repeatedly called on the Justice Department to investigate Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, despite acknowledging that he isn’t supposed to interfere with investigations. A military judge ruled that Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdah
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In hypertensive patients, greater blood pressure drops may harm the kidneysIn patients treated for hypertension, greater reductions in mean blood pressure were linked with reduced kidney function.Results from the analysis will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 Oct. 31-Nov. 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.
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Energy researcher sues the US National Academy of Sciences for millions of dollarsRare move stems from a conflict over two journal articles about renewable energy. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22944
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Humans to Blame for Climate Change, Government Report SaysHumans are causing the globe to heat up, with dire consequences, according to a climate report from the Trump administration.
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The Trump Administration Versus the Climate Change Report It Just PublishedPhoto: AP On Friday, the Trump administration published a new report on climate change . Clocking in at 470 pages, it’s a definitive synthesis of the latest in climate science that’s been written and peer-reviewed by hundreds of scientists and even the general public. The report will underpin the National Climate Assessment, the fourth installment in a running series of reports on climate change
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Trilobites: The Humongous Fungus and the Genes That Made It That WayA new genetic analysis reveals the tactics that helped fungi in the Armillaria genus get so good at expanding and killing host plants.
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The Kevin Spacey Allegations, Through the Lens of PowerThe accusations against Kevin Spacey this past week have, among other things, presented a challenge of categorization. After the actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making a sexual advance at him in 1986, when Rapp was 14, more men came forward to allege predatory behavior by the actor. There have been two other accounts of encounters with teenage boys in the ’80s. Eight House of Cards staffers
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In new Waymo v. Uber order, judge pounds on WaymoEnlarge / A customized Waymo minivan being shown off at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. (credit: Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) The final details are falling into place as Waymo v. Uber approaches trial later this month. While Uber has been on the receiving end of plenty of harsh words from US District Judge William Alsup, who is overseeing the litigati
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Chemists develop method to quickly screen, accurately identify fentanylResearchers have developed a new drug screening technique that could lead to the rapid and accurate identification of fentanyl, as well as a vast number of other drugs of abuse, which up until now have been difficult to detect by traditional urine tests.
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Canada's No-Bullshit Governor General Just Took on Climate Change Deniers, AstrologersJulie Payette (Image: Prime Minister’s Office of Canada ) Speaking at a science conference in Ottawa on Thursday, Canada’s newly appointed governor general, Julie Payette, directed some harsh comments towards climate skeptics, astrologists, and believers of “divine intervention.” Critics complained that it’s not the governor general’s place to get involved in such matters, but Prime Minister Just
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Equifax Investigation Clears Execs Who Dumped Stock Before Hack AnnouncementFormer Equifax CEO Richard Smith prepares to testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. Photo: Getty Equifax discovered on July 29th that it had been hacked , losing the Social Security numbers and other personal information of 143 million Americans—and then just a few days later, several of its executives sold stock worth a total of nearly $1.8 million. When the hack
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Rise of populism affects wildlife management in USA cultural backlash stemming from the rise of populism may limit opportunities for state fish and wildlife agencies to adapt to changing social values in the United States.
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Horses can read our body language even when they don't know usHorses can tell the difference between dominant and submissive body postures in humans, even when the humans are not familiar to them, according to a new study.
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Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow healthy cropsCrops grown in electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional ones, signaling the promise of this 'smart' technology.
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US government climate report: Climate change is real and our faultEnlarge / Projected average temperature change by the last three decades of the 21st century for two greenhouse gas emissions scenarios. (credit: NCA4 ) Information about the science and consequences of climate change has been removed from a number of federal agency websites since the Trump administration took over. But some agencies like NASA seem to have continued their work unhindered. And tod
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Brain's alertness circuitry conserved through evolutionUsing a molecular method likely to become widely adopted by the field, researchers have discovered brain circuitry essential for alertness, or vigilance -- and for brain states more generally. Strikingly, the same cell types and circuits are engaged during alertness in zebra fish and mice, species whose evolutionary forebears parted ways hundreds of millions of years ago. This suggests that the hu
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Fluidic transistor ushers the age of liquid computersTransistors, those tiny electrical switches that process signals and data, are the brain power behind every electronic device – from laptops and smartphones to your digital thermostat. As they continue to shrink in size, computers have become smaller, more powerful, and more pervasive. However, as we look to build squishy, human-friendly machines that have the look and feel of soft natural organis
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Broadcom eyes mega-deal for US chip rival Qualcomm: reportsShares of Qualcomm leapt on Friday after unconfirmed media reports said rival computer chip giant Broadcom may make an unsolicited takeover bid.
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White House OKs report warning climate change caused by humansThe US government released Friday a major scientific report that says climate change is "extremely likely" to be caused by human activity and will get worse without major cuts to carbon emissions.
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Rise of populism affects wildlife management in USResearchers at Colorado State University and The Ohio State University have found that a cultural backlash stemming from the rise of populism may limit opportunities for state fish and wildlife agencies to adapt to changing social values in the United States. The team reached this conclusion by analyzing more than 12,000 surveys from 19 states and studying ballot initiatives related to hunting.
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'Godfather' of deep learning is reimagining AIGeoffrey Hinton may be the "godfather" of deep learning, a suddenly hot field of artificial intelligence, or AI – but that doesn't mean he's resting on his algorithms.
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Blizzard finally relents to years of fan pressure with World of Warcraft ClassicEnlarge / We were wondering when they'd finally get around to this. (credit: Blizzard Entertainment) Blizzard's annual Blizzcon event in Anaheim, California, kicked off on Friday with various game-related announcements, but the most surprising one dug back into the company's history. Finally, fans' requests for a major turn back of the World of Warcraft clock are coming to life in the form of Wor
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Eyewire Release Report 11/3/2017Happy Friday! Here are all changes on Eyewire since the last report, even if there was a separate post about something big, so that you have a comprehensive picture of everything new from the last few weeks. On Hunt cells, cube information in the Toolbox now completely masks player names for non-admins. This means that for future Hunts, Scythes can not only clean the original cell but also grow t
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We may have a new cousin in this orangutan species—but it’s in big troubleScience A rare addition to the great ape family. For the first time in almost a century, we’ve added another great ape to the family.
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Bjork's Reportedly Giving Away Cryptocurrency With Her New AlbumPhoto: Associated Press You can pretty much set your watch to the latest tech trends by following the release of Bjork albums. Following her previous iPad app album , and various forays into VR, she’s now apparently including a little bit of cryptocurrency for anyone who buys her new album. Let’s hope the SEC doesn’t have any issues with that. According to Fast Company , Bjork fans will soon be a
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Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat For $108, Plus a FREE Echo DotEcho Dot + Sensi Smart Thermostat , $108 While the Nest would beat it in a beauty contest, this Sensi thermostat has most of the same smart features in a more traditional body, and it’s a hell of a lot cheaper. One of the most notable of those smart features is Alexa support; if there’s an Amazon Echo in range, you can change your home’s temperature with nothing but your voice. For a limited time
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US government report says that climate change is real — and humans are to blameConclusions of climate-change science analysis are at odds with US President Donald Trump's policies. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22958
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35 states and DC back bid to collect online sales taxesThirty-five state attorneys general and the District of Columbia this week signed on to support South Dakota's legal bid to collect sales taxes from out-of-state internet retailers.
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No, Twitter Did Not Just Ban Porn, Sex Workers, or Pictures of LingeriePhoto: AP Despite what you may have read, Twitter has not rolled out new rules banning porn or pictures of lingerie across its platform. “These Are Twitter’s New Rules For Preventing Abuse And Harassment,” BuzzFeed News reported Friday morning, spurring a shitstorm as its readers perused the fine print. The “ adult or sexual products and services ” section caused perhaps the biggest commotion; th
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Inside story: How Russians hacked the Democrats' emailsIt was just before noon in Moscow on March 10, 2016, when the first volley of malicious messages hit the Hillary Clinton campaign.
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Russia embezzlement probe at rocket firm SoyuzRussian authorities said Friday they had launched an inquiry into alleged embezzlement at the Progress factory which develops Soyuz rockets for the country's space industry.
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Largest US port complex passes plan to reach zero emissionsThe largest port complex in the nation has set goals to drastically reduce air pollution over the next several decades.
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Long queues, protests as Apple's iPhone X hits storesApple's iPhone X hit stores around the world Friday, drawing crowds in many locations and protests in others as the new flagship device hit stores in some 50 markets worldwide.
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Canada: Amazon to add 1,000 jobs in VancouverAmazon announced Friday that it will double its workforce in Canada's western metropolis of Vancouver, about 150 miles (240 kilometers) north of its Seattle headquarters, to 2,000.
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Scientists: Half of Hawaii's coral reefs bleached in 2014-15Nearly half of Hawaii's coral reefs were bleached during heat waves in 2014 and 2015 and fisheries close to shore are declining, a group of scientists told state lawmakers.
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New Frizzy-Haired Orangutan SpeciesAn isolated group of orangutans in Sumatra is the first new great ape species described since the 1920s, and could be the most critically endangered. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Here's What Watching Movies Would've Looked Like on Cellphones 20 Years AgoGIF GIF: YouTube We take for granted the ability to pull out our smartphones and watch almost any video imaginable in hi-def resolutions. But back in 1998, the Nokia 5110 represented the cutting-edge of cellphone technology, and this is what it would’ve been like to watch YouTube and other videos on its terrible screen . The folks at YouTube’s Science Nurd first had to connect the 5110's awfu
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Science can align common interests among the world's leading superpowersInternational scientific collaboration in the Arctic can help align common interests among countries experiencing geopolitical conflict, including the United States and Russia, according to a team of scientists and educators led by a professor at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University.
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Horses can read our body language even when they don't know usHorses can tell the difference between dominant and submissive body postures in humans, even when the humans are not familiar to them, according to a new University of Sussex-led study.
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Chemists develop method to quickly screen, accurately identify fentanylResearchers at McMaster University have developed a new drug screening technique that could lead to the rapid and accurate identification of fentanyl, as well as a vast number of other drugs of abuse, which up until now have been difficult to detect by traditional urine tests.
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Here's to the Brave Laika, Who Became the First Doggonaut 60 Years Ago TodayPhoto: Getty On November 3 1957, a street dog named Laika became the first Earthling to orbit our planet. The Soviet Union had launched many good dogs into outer space before, but Laika became a global sensation because she was the first to enter low Earth orbit. Advertisement As The New Yorker wrote in its remembrance of the hero, the Soviet Union space program chose Laika because the mutt fit a
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Buh-Bye, ‘Traditional’ Neural Networks. Hello, Capsules.The man who first demonstrated the power of neural networks introduces capsule networks. Read More
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You don't need an Xbox One X, but you'll probably like itGadgets Microsoft’s latest volley in the console war packs some serious computing power. The most powerful gaming console in the world might be too fancy for your TV.
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From Fire Hydrants To Rescue Work, Dogs Perceive The World Through SmellDogs can sniff out people, drugs, bombs, cancer and much more. In her book Being A Dog, Alexandra Horowitz explores the mysteries and mechanics of canine noses. Originally broadcast Oct. 4, 2016.
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Science can align common interests among the world's leading superpowersInternational scientific collaboration in the Arctic can help align common interests among countries experiencing geopolitical conflict, including the United States and Russia, according to a team of scientists and educators led by a professor at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University.
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Good News on Warming: Ozone Hole Is Smallest Since 1988A warm Antarctic stratosphere kept the ozone hole small in 2017.
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Waymo's Case Against Uber Just Took a Few BlowsPhoto: Waymo Waymo, the self-driving car unit owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, is now about a month away from its trade secret trial against Uber, and things are starting to get a little messy. Waymo planned to argue that Uber stole nine of its trade secrets and used them in its own self-driving cars in order to cut corners and catch up to the rest of the industry. But the judge in the
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How convincing is a Y-chromosome profile match between suspect and crime scene?Scientists have developed new, open-source software that can help understand how many people in a population will match a single Y-chromosome profile detected at a crime scene.
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Clues to body's defense against common oral ailmentStudy shows how the body recognizes when a harmless fungus in the mouth becomes a disease-causing infection.
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Here’s why some water striders have fans on their legsA fan of tiny, elegant plumes on their legs helps certain water striders dash across flowing water without getting wet.
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How Can America Hit ISIS 'Harder' When the Caliphate Is Gone?President Trump tweeted Friday that the U.S. “military has hit ISIS ‘much harder’ over the last two days” because of the group’s claim of responsibility for this week’s terrorist attack in New York that killed eight people. “They will pay a big price for every attack on us!” Trump said. The tweet coincides with the Syrian military’s capture of the city of Deir al-Zour, whose location near the bor
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Everything You Need to Get Started With Philips Hue Is Just $69 Right NowRefurb Philips Hue White Ambiance Starter Kit , $69 with code KINJAHUE If you’re intrigued by the idea of Philips Hue smart lighting, but don’t particularly care about dramatic, colorful light shows in your living room, the Hue Ambiance starter kit is exactly what you need. The kit comes with two White Ambiance bulbs, a programmable dimmer switch, and a hub to control them (plus up to 48 other bu
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How convincing is a Y-chromosome profile match between suspect and crime scene?David Balding of the University of Melbourne, Australia and Mikkel Andersen of Aalborg University in Denmark have developed new, open-source software that can help understand how many people in a population will match a single Y-chromosome profile detected at a crime scene, which they describe in a new study in PLOS Genetics.
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Pitt study provides clues to body's defense against common oral ailmentStudy shows how the body recognizes when a harmless fungus in the mouth becomes a disease-causing infection.
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Trump's Twitter Takedown Reveals Another Tech Blind SpotRemoval of President Trump's Twitter account for 11 minutes by a rogue worker shows that humans are not always the answer to technology.
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Tesla Shipped Cars Without Seats And Digital Displays: ReportPhoto: Tesla Tesla’s off to a rocky start with the production launch of the new Model 3 sedan, spurred in part by the company’s unorthodox approach to making cars. On Friday, the Financial Times revealed another unusual method to production: In numerous instances the company “shipped cars from the factory that lacked key parts,” including everything from digital displays to seats. It seems like a
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Comcast asks the FCC to prohibit states from enforcing net neutrality(credit: Comcast) Comcast met with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's staff this week in an attempt to prevent states from issuing net neutrality rules. As the FCC prepares to gut its net neutrality rules, broadband providers are worried that states might enact their own laws to prevent ISPs from blocking, throttling, or discriminating against online content. Comcast Senior VP
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Potential new treatment for Fragile X targets one gene to affect manyScientists found that inhibiting a regulatory protein alters the intricate signaling chemistry that is responsible for many of the disease's symptoms. The findings provide a path to possible therapeutics for disorders associated with Fragile X.
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Study refutes using anti-malaria drug to treat diabetesA drug used to treat malaria does not, after all, create new insulin-producing cells, according to a new article.
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Scratching the surface of mature monocytes...and coming up with CXCR7New research has shown for the first time that mature monocytes (a specific type of white blood cell) express the CXCR7 receptor on their surface. This receptor may be a therapeutic target for controlling inflammation in the brain associated with diseases like multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and AIDS.
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Optical diagnostic to help improve fuel economy while reducing emissionsA new optical device that helps researchers image pollutants in combusting fuel sprays might lead to clearer skies in the future. An optical setup can now quantify the formation of soot -- particulate matter consisting primarily of carbon -- as a function of time and space for a variety of combustion processes.
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Colon cancer breakthrough could lead to prevention -- and the foods that can helpColon cancer, Crohn's, and other diseases of the gut could be better treated -- or even prevented -- thanks to a new link between inflammation and a common cellular process.
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LA Times: You can’t read our Thor review because Disney is madEnlarge / Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, shows of plans for Disney's forthcoming Star Wars-themed park in Anaheim. (credit: (Joshua Sudock/Disney Parks)) Studios commonly offer movie reviewers advance screenings of their movies so they have time to write their reviews (Ars included ) before the movies become available to the general public. The Los Angeles Times is the pap
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How convincing is a Y-chromosome profile match between suspect and crime scene?David Balding of the University of Melbourne, Australia and Mikkel Andersen of Aalborg University in Denmark have developed new, open-source software that can help understand how many people in a population will match a single Y-chromosome profile detected at a crime scene, which they describe in a new study in PLOS Genetics.
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A Major New U.S. Report Affirms: Climate Change Is Getting WorseClimate change is real. It’s caused by greenhouse-gas pollution released by human industrial activity. Its consequences can already be felt across every region and coastline of the United States—and, unless we stop emitting greenhouse gases soon, those consequences will almost certainly get worse. Those are the headline findings of the Climate Science Special Report , a sweeping and more than 800
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Photos of the Week: 10/28–11/3Jacaranda trees in Sydney, a ruined French castle seeking adoption, a terror attack in New York, a rally race in Wales, spooky scenes from Halloween and the Day of the Dead, a crab-shaped museum in China, and much more.
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Trade you a Lactobacillus from my gut for a Streptomyces from your yardEnlarge (credit: Earth Microbiome ) Generally when cleaning out one’s freezer, it is advisable to get rid of any unidentifiable objects. Not so if one is a microbiologist. In that case, it is advisable to carefully label the specimen with as much information as possible about the environment from which it was collected. It’s a good thing that the world's amateur microbiologists had freezers full
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Every Night I Feel Like These Bizarre CG Humans Made of Collapsing NoodlesGIF Unless you’ve done the right thing and moved yourself into a secluded cave for the next four years, after spending each day enduring a constant stream of depressing news on social media, you can probably relate to the animated characters in Ari Weinkle’s short film, Moodles , who collapse into giant piles of limp, relaxed noodles. Don’t bother looking for deeper meaning in the bizarre short f
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Can environmental toxins disrupt the biological 'clock'?Can environmental toxins disrupt circadian rhythms -- the biological 'clock' whose disturbance is linked to chronic inflammation and a host of human disorders? Research showing a link between circadian disruption and plankton that have adapted to road salt pollution puts the question squarely on the table.
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Get Out director Jordan Peele to reboot The Twilight ZoneEnlarge / The end credits from Twilight Zone episode "Eye of the Beholder," written by the pride of Binghamton, New York— Rod Serling . (credit: CBS via Getty Images) The Twilight Zone (1959-1964) remains the rare bit of classic TV that can hold up today. SyFy proves this annually with its traditional Twilight Zone New Years' marathon . So it shouldn't come as a surprise that CBS, which recently
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Virtual cocktails hijack your senses to turn water into wineUsing a combination of LEDs, electrodes and smelly gas, the Vocktail can simulate a variety of flavours to create digital drinks
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Europe and the US were most responsible for deadly heatwaveA lethal heatwave that struck Argentina in 2013 was made more likely by climate change – and greenhouse gases from Europe and the US played the biggest role
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Amazon's Running a Massive Deal on the Best Toothbrush You Can BuyPhilips Sonicare DiamondClean , $160 after $30 coupon The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean attempts to fix the biggest problem with every other electric toothbrush: The person operating it . I know people are skeptical about Bluetooth-connected apps for devices that have existed without them for decades, but the Sonicare app is actually really cool. From Shane’s Gear review : It’s good then the app
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Sandia develops optical diagnostic to help improve fuel economy while reducing emissionsA new optical device at Sandia National Laboratories that helps researchers image pollutants in combusting fuel sprays might lead to clearer skies in the future.An optical setup developed by researchers at Sandia's Combustion Research Facility and the Technical University of Denmark can now quantify the formation of soot -- particulate matter consisting primarily of carbon -- as a function of time
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Colon cancer breakthrough could lead to prevention -- and the foods that can helpColon cancer, Crohn's, and other diseases of the gut could be better treated -- or even prevented -- thanks to a new link between inflammation and a common cellular process, established by the University of Warwick.
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The last official way to get a free Windows 10 upgrade is ending soonMicrosoft's initial announcement of the upgrade offer, way back in January 2015. (credit: Microsoft) For the first year of its availability, Microsoft offered a free upgrade to Windows 10 for users of non-enterprise versions of Windows 7 and 8. For most people, that scheme ended last July , but one group of Windows users continued to be eligible for a free upgrade even after that cut-off point: t
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More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled for Safety HazardMore than 40 million fire extinguishers sold over a 4-decade period have been recalled because they may not work to put out fires.
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The Fascinating Link Between Gut Health and Cancer TreatmentImage: NIH Why do some therapies work wonders on some patients, but seem to have virtually no effect on others? Two fascinating new studies in Science shed light on one potential contributing factor in treatment outcome for cancer patients: The trillions of microrganisms that live in our guts. The makeup of a person’s microbiome, the two studies found, may play a significant role in whether cance
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Q&A: How Do Cars Get So Hot?Sunlight passes through glass in short wavelengths but is radiated in longer wavelengths, which cannot pass through glass, in the car’s interior.
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Senility, storms, global domination, and other possible reasons an army of octopuses showed up on a Welsh beachAnimals Some scientific explanations for a recent cephalopod invasion. Here now, a formal break down of scientific theories that might explain a recent octopus exodus in Wales.
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What Would Happen If You Played Tug-Of-War in Outer Space?What would happen if you played tug-of-war in outer space? Would you be able to stand and pull with all your might, as you would on Earth, or would something entirely different happen?
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Agricultural productivity drove Euro-American settlement of UtahAnthropologists adapted a well-known ecological model, and tested its predictions by combining satellite-derived measures of agricultural suitability with historical census data. They found that the model accurately predicted the patterns in which settlement occurred in Utah, as well as the present-day distribution of people.
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Kicking the habit, onlineOnline social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study.
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Inexplicable spasms can now be explained with hormonesToo low a level of a hormone in the blood which protects against stress may be the cause of epilepsy-like seizures which doctors had otherwise believed had solely psychological causes. New research results may help to improve the diagnosis and treatment of an otherwise mystifying disorder.
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Livestock-associated MRSA found among MRSA from humansNew survey results show more frequent detections and geographical dispersion of LA-MRSA in humans in the EU/EEA since 2007, and highlight the public health and veterinary importance of LA-MRSA as a 'One Health' issue. The ECDC advocates for periodic systematic surveys or integrated multi-sectorial surveillance to facilitate control measures.
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Zooming-in on protein teamworkThe surface of every cell contains receptors that react to external signals similar to a 'gate'. In this way, the cells of the innate immune system can differentiate between friend and foe partly through their 'toll-like receptors' (TLRs). Two parts of this gate often work together here, as researchers have now found out with the help of a new super-resolution optical microscopy technique.
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Villains swipe hundreds of iPhone X units from UPS delivery vanEnlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) Here's one way to get your hands on the world's hottest smartphone without the need to wait in long Apple Store lines. No pre-ordering required, either. The only annoyance here is that you risk going to prison—but hey, at least you scored the latest iPhone model. That's the gamble a group of hooded thieves took this week. They broke into a UPS delivery van a
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34 New Features Your Favorite Apps Added That You Didn't NoticeImage: Gizmodo It’s not easy keeping up with all the features in your favorite apps, with dozens of updates pouring down from your app store of choice every week. Just in case you’re not using your apps to their full potential, here are 34 recently introduced tricks and tools that you might not have spotted yet. 1) Set multiple destinations in Uber You can now specify more than one drop-off (or p
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Scratching the surface of mature monocytes...and coming up with CXCR7New research published online in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology showed for the first time that mature monocytes (a specific type of white blood cell) express the CXCR7 receptor on their surface. This receptor may be a therapeutic target for controlling inflammation in the brain associated with diseases like multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and AIDS.
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Study refutes using anti-malaria drug to treat diabetesA drug used to treat malaria does not, after all, create new insulin-producing cells, according to a new paper from researchers at UC Davis. The work, published in Cell Metabolism Nov. 3, refutes a study published in Cell in January.
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Stuxnet-style code signing is more widespread than anyone thoughtEnlarge / The two legitimate signing certificates Stuxnet used to bypass Windows protections. One of the breakthroughs of the Stuxnet worm that targeted Iran's nuclear program was its use of legitimate digital certificates, which cryptographically vouched for the trustworthiness of the software's publisher. Following its discovery in 2010, researchers went on to find the technique was used in a h
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Like genes, language evolution involves random chanceEnlarge (credit: flickr user: Caro Wallis ) Linguists know a huge amount about the historical changes that have shaped the English we speak today, but there are still plenty of questions to be answered. In some cases, new tools that linguists stole from biologists are letting us ask questions that we haven't been able to address before. A paper in Nature this week shows that randomness has an imp
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Five rad and random things I found this weekGadgets The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 28. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are ingenious or clever or ridiculously cheap. Below, gadgets that are awesome, rad, and random.
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Equifax says execs unaware of hack when they sold stockEquifax said Friday an internal review found that four executives who sold shares ahead of disclosure of a massive data breach at the credit agency were unaware of the incident ahead of the sale.
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Why People Get Religious about BitcoinThe cryptocurrency’s price is soaring, but the fervor is about more than just an investment opportunity.
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Next Mars rover will have 23 'eyes'NASA's Mars 2020 mission will have more "eyes" than any rover before it: a grand total of 23, to create sweeping panoramas, reveal obstacles, study the atmosphere, and assist science instruments. They will provide dramatic views during the rover's descent to the Red Planet.
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Potential new treatment for Fragile X targets one gene to affect manyScientists found that inhibiting a regulatory protein alters the intricate signaling chemistry that is responsible for many of the disease's symptoms. The findings provide a path to possible therapeutics for disorders associated with Fragile X.
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Can environmental toxins disrupt the biological 'clock'?Can environmental toxins disrupt circadian rhythms -- the biological 'clock' whose disturbance is linked to chronic inflammation and a host of human disorders? Research showing a link between circadian disruption and plankton that have adapted to road salt pollution puts the question squarely on the table.
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Last Flag Flying Is Too Muted to Be MemorableLast Flag Flying is a movie about grief in all its mundanity—an intimate, intentionally drab portrait of a man wrestling with the loss of his son. It’s also a road-trip film, an adult-oriented laugher about three long-lost friends reuniting and traveling together in remembrance of better times. But then it’s also trying to wrestle with the paradoxes of the U.S. military and the unfair, seismic to
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Why Is TripAdvisor Removing Rape Warnings From Its Site?Photo: AP TripAdvisor has deleted multiple reports of rape and sexual assault over the last several years, according to a report from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , which also highlights the confusing rules and algorithms that determine which reviews are deleted or featured more prominently than others. The expose includes reports from several travelers who claim that TripAdvisor administrators
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Can environmental toxins disrupt the biological 'clock'?Can environmental toxins disrupt circadian rhythms - the biological "clock" whose disturbance is linked to chronic inflammation and a host of human disorders? Research showing a link between circadian disruption and plankton that have adapted to road salt pollution puts the question squarely on the table.
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NASA sees Damrey strengthen into a typhoonNASA's Aqua satellite and the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite provided imagery of Damrey as it strengthened into a typhoon in the South China Sea.
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Recognising that mind and body are not separate opens door for new treatmentsAs a trial for a radical schizophrenia treatment begins, the link between biological factors and some mental illnesses is becoming clearer than ever Descartes’s notion of dualism – that the mind and body are separate entities – is wrong, but has proved surprisingly persistent, and until recently dominated attempts to understand mental illness. When the brain stopped working properly, a psychologi
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I Hate How Much I Love the iPhone XAll images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I’m a total gadget nerd, and it’s been five years since a new smartphone made me nod to myself with the understanding that, “Yes, I need that thing more than I need air.” But the buzz around the iPhone X has had me a little more hyped than usual. Not just because the iPhone finally ditched the bezels and got an OLED display—Samsung’s Galaxy S8 lost its bezels in Mar
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Trump's North Korea Policy Earns Praise—From a Former North Korean DiplomatThae Yong Ho, one of the highest-ranking officials ever to defect from North Korea, doesn’t agree with those who argue that Donald Trump is recklessly tempting war by threatening and taunting Kim Jong Un. North Korean leaders perceived past American presidents such as Bill Clinton and Barack Obama as “very gentle,” Thae told me this week during his first visit to the United States since seeking a
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Jeff Sessions's Selective MemoryAttorney General Jeff Sessions is facing renewed questions about his sworn testimony before the Senate in the aftermath of reports that he was told about contacts at least two former Trump campaign officials had with Russia. The former Trump foreign-policy adviser Carter Page told the House Intelligence Committee that he informed Sessions about a trip he took to Russia in July 2016, according to
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This Captivating Sci-Fi Short Film Was Randomly Generated By a ComputerGIF We wouldn’t blame you for thinking that Julius Horsthuis spent weeks designing and animating his sci-fi short, Fraktaal , using 3D software. But as the artist reveals, “It so happens that I’m a lazy animator.” So he instead relied on complex mathematical fractal patterns to automatically generate the alien worlds and cities visited in his film. We’ve seen Horsthuis’ use of fractals in CG anim
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Verizon's $10 'Premium Video' Plan Charges For Hi-Def That Your Eyes Can't SeeStarting Friday, Verizon's charging an extra $10 per month for high-definition video that your eyes can't even see.
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For console games, downloads are approaching a tipping pointEnlarge (credit: Flickr / Dazzied ) On the PC, games distributed on discs in physical boxes have been a practical market rounding error for years now . Destiny 2 's sales distribution highlights how the console game market may finally (and inexorably) be heading toward that point as well. In an earnings call this week , Activision revealed that more than 50 percent of Destiny 2 's sales on consol
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Trust in healthcare undermined by 'bad apples,' new research revealsResearch based on analysis of 6,714 cases of professional misconduct by health and care professionals has identified three different types of perpetrators.
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RefEx, a web tool for a comfortable search of reference data for gene expression analysisA large variety of data of life science (such as gene expression) is accumulated in the public database, but it is difficult to use. A web tool RefEx can easily search gene expression data available in public databases to obtain reference data for genetic analysis without bench-top experiments. RefEx is expected to contribute widely and greatly to life science and medical research as a powerful to
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Phone sensors can save lives by revealing what floor you are onEmergency services need to be able to pinpoint a caller’s location in high-rise buildings – your phone’s barometer could automatically tell them where you are
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Anorexia films and documentaries must avoid being voyeuristicAt last, Louis Theroux's Talking to Anorexia documentary offered a rare, nuanced take on one of the deadliest mental illnesses, says Lara Williams
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Blood cells in chronic fatigue syndrome are drained of energyCells from people with chronic fatigue syndrome fail to meet even modest energy demands, adding to evidence that the disease is physiological, not psychological
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Trump Didn't Tell the Truth About RussiaShortly after Donald Trump was inaugurated, he gave a press conference in which he addressed subjects including the probe into Russia’s role in the 2016 election. Americans should go back and reflect on the remarks that he delivered. They constitute a betrayal of leadership more serious than most realized at the time. When Trump spoke, the probe was old news. The FBI had launched its investigatio
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Minister: Folks eget ansvar at holde forbrugerelektronik sikkerhedsopdateretDet er forbrugeren, der i udgangspunktet har ansvaret for at produkter bliver sikkerhedsopdateret, så de ikke bliver hacket, lyder det i et svar fra erhvervsminister Brian Mikkelsen (K). https://www.version2.dk/artikel/minister-sikkerhedsopdatering-udenlandske-produkter-solgt-danmark-udgangspunktet Version2
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There May Be a Way to Use Your Keyboard in VR
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iFixit’s iPhone X teardown finds two battery cells and an “unprecedented” logic boardEnlarge (credit: iFixit) With the launch of every new iPhone comes an accompanying teardown from iFixit uncovering exactly what’s inside of Apple’s latest device. The iPhone X is no exception, as the popular gadget repair site pried open the much-anticipated handset shortly after it went on sale on Friday. The teardown reveals a phone that has been overhauled on the inside nearly as much as it ha
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Artificial insulin-releasing cells may make it easier to manage diabetesSynthetic cells crafted in the lab could provide a more precise, longer-lasting diabetes treatment.
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Crystals in a pink X-ray beamA newly developed experimental set-up allows the structure determination of biomolecules such as proteins with far smaller samples and shorter exposure times than before at synchrotron X-ray sources. The set-up greatly reduces unwanted scattered radiation, enabling the use of serial crystallography with the so-called 'pink beam' of synchrotrons.
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Obesity increases incidence, severity, costs of knee dislocationsThe obesity epidemic is resulting in a higher risk of knee dislocations as well as serious vascular injuries and higher treatment costs, a new national study finds.
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Return of the comet: 96P spotted by ESA, NASA satellitesSun-gazing missions SOHO and STEREO watched the return of comet 96P/Machholz when it entered their fields of view between Oct. 25-30. It is extremely rare for comets to be seen simultaneously from two different locations in space, and these are the most comprehensive parallel observations ever taken of this comet.
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What do piranhas and goldfish have in common?Researchers including some of the biggest names in ichthyology from universities and museums across the US and Mexico used highly conserved regions of animal genomes, called ultraconserved elements (UCEs), to compile one of the most data-rich phylogenies of fishes to date. Here's what they found.
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Probability calculations: Even babies can master itOne important feature of the brain is its ability to make generalizations based on sparse data. By learning regularities in our environment it can manage to guide our actions. As adults, we have therefore a vague understanding of which events are likely to happen. So far, it was unclear when we begin to estimate likelihood. Scientists have now shown that even six-month-old babies can probability.
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Combined therapies increase adverse side effects for patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancerPatients with advanced breast cancer who are treated with a combination of drugs that target specific molecules important for cancer development and also the hormones that are driving it are at increased risk of suffering adverse side effects.
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Adaptive powered knee prosthesis needed to assist amputeesResearch into wearable robotics shows how amputees wearing these devices adapted when presented with a real-world challenge: carrying a weighted backpack. The results could assist device manufacturers and clinicians expand the utility of these important devices, and could help researchers develop smarter controllers that adapt to real-world demands.
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Modeling surface chemistry, predicting new materialsThe ruddy flakes of a rusted nail are a sure sign that an undesirable chemical reaction has occurred at the surface. Understanding how molecules and atoms behave with each other, especially at surfaces, is central to managing both desirable chemical reactions, such as catalysis, and undesirable reactions, like a nail’s corrosion. Yet the field of surface chemistry has been challenged for nearly 10
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Ars Technica
There’s now a really nice Windows phone available on Verizon, and I’m not sure whyHP Elite x3 (credit: HP) Early in 2016, HP announced the Elite X3 , a high-end Windows 10 Mobile phone that was, well, actually really nice. A then-current Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM, dual SIM, 6 inch 2560×1400 AMOLED screen, iris and fingerprint recognition, Qi and PMA wireless charging, waterproof, 16MP rear and 8MP front cameras: it was the kind of thing flagships are made of. HP was aiming the p
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60 years ago today, a Soviet street dog became the first animal to orbit EarthSpace Sputnik-2 or: Laika, our hero In 1957, a Soviet street dog named Laika launched into space aboard Sputnik-2 and became the first animal to orbit the Earth. This is her story.
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China Disputes Trump's Claims of Fentanyl "Flood" into U.S.Beijing is also seeking to limit production of the compound -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trialExclusive: as evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS British scientists have begun testing a radically new approach to treating schizophrenia based on emerging evidence that it could be a disease of the immune system . The first patient, a 33-year old man who developed schizophrenia after moving to London
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Friday's Best Deals: Universal Remote, Saw Gold Box, Smart Scale, and MoreHappy Friday! Find deals on a universal remote , a saw Gold Box , a smart scale and much more. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. TOP TECH DEALS Logitech Harmony Ultimate , $170 The Logitech Harmony Ultimate has just about every feature you could ever ask for in a universal remote, and then some, and Amazon’s offering it up for an all-time low $140 today, about $8
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First direct measurements of high energy electrons in spaceThe CALET Cosmic Ray experiment has successfully carried out the high-precision measurement of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 3 tera electron volts (TeV) by using the CALorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) on the Japanese Experimental Module, the Exposed Facility on the International Space Station.
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In pursuit of a universal flu vaccineDeveloping a universal flu vaccine that would protect against all seasonal and pandemic strains of the virus is no easy task, and new research suggests that one of the most promising strategies -- creating a vaccine that targets the 'stalk' of a protein that covers the flu virus -- is a strong one, but isn't completely bulletproof. Researchers found that the stalk of the hemagglutinin protein can
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Electron microscopy uncovers unexpected connections in fruit fly brainScientists have used a powerful microscopy technique to discover new connections in the memory and learning center of the Drosophila brain.
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Dendritic fibrous nanosilica: All-in-one nanomaterial for energy, environment and healthDendritic fibrous nanosilica (DFNS), also known as KCC-1, has a unique fibrous morphology and a high surface area with improved accessibility to the internal surface, tunable pore size and volume, controllable particle size, which made it useful in the fields of energy, environment, and health. DFNS showed interesting applications in solar energy harvesting (water splitting for hydrogen), energy s
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Nano-sized gold particles have been shaped to behave as clones in biomedicineA special laser system is able to induce billions of gold nanoparticles to behave as one. The research exploits this unique feature for applications in biomedicine and photonics, from tumor treatments to energy production, thanks to the ability of these particles to absorb or reflect light of a certain color, depending on their geometry.
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UC researchers examine racial and gender disparities in dialysis patientsUC researchers are examining racial and gender disparities in dialysis patients as well as the impact of poor functional status and pre-dialysis hospitalizations on elderly dialysis patients. The research team presented four separate studies, all based on data from the United States Renal Data System. Three of the four studies accounted for elderly patient pre-dialysis health status, while the fou
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NASA sees Damrey strengthen into a typhoonNASA's Aqua satellite and the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite provided imagery of Damrey as it strengthened into a typhoon in the South China Sea.
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University of Louisville lab helps discover new disease that causes kidney failureResearchers at the University of Louisville were part of a group that discovered an insidious new autoimmune disease that causes kidney failure.The discovery of anti-brush border antibody (ABBA) disease was made in the UofL Core Proteomics Laboratory, led by Director Jon B. Klein, M.D., Ph.D., UofL School of Medicine vice dean for research and professor of medicine, and James Graham Brown Foundati
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Marvel Apocalypses, RankedAll Images: Marvel Comics Today, Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters to threaten a chunk of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with apocalyptic doom. In the comics, however, an apocalypse is not nearly as rare an occurrence as you might think, because the Marvel multiverse has faced utter calamity several times in the past. Here are the 10 best apocalypses that nearly happened—or actually did happen. 10) Ree
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The 'First Lady of ISIS'Just a few years ago, Tania Georgelas was living in Syria and married to John Georgelas, who would become the most influential American member of ISIS . Together, they traveled the globe, befriending jihadis and grooming their children to become “assassins.” But after ten years of living on the run, Tania began to fear for her family’s safety. That’s when she says her husband abandoned her "to be
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Even Trump Is Vulnerable to Internet ChaosYesterday evening, two different faces of internet power and caprice grimaced at the public. First, Joe Ricketts, the billionaire CEO of the local-news publications DNAinfo and Gothamist shut down their websites. The decision came less than a week after writers at the publications had voted to organize . The DNAinfo and Gothamist websites, along with those of other local affiliates like DCist , C
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The Original Sin of the GOP Tax PlanThe new tax bill released by the House GOP on Thursday would permanently slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, reduce the number of individual income tax brackets, and repeal a host of taxes paid by the richest households, including those inheriting estates worth millions of dollars. So far, it sounds like the most predictable Republican plan imaginable. But anybody who hear
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Comcast has a lot to lose if municipal broadband takes offYou can check out any time you'd like, but you can never... well, you know the song. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Comcast could lose a significant amount of revenue in cities that build their own municipal broadband networks, a new analysis suggests. Comcast and trade groups that Comcast belongs to made some well-placed political donations as elections next week in Seattle, Washington, and Fort Collin
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Onboard Computers and Sensors Could Stop the Next Car-Based AttackMuch of the necessary technology already exists -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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From the Islamic State to Suburban TexasThe story of Tania Georgelas and her husband John unfolded across four continents, but it is one of the most American stories I have ever heard. Stop me if this one is familiar: John, a Texan from a wealthy Christian family, converted to Islam as a teenager and 13 years later ascended to the high echelons of the Islamic State. In London, along the way, he married Tania, a native-born Muslim with
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The Overdue Comedy of Thor: RagnarokWhen Marvel Studios released the original Thor in 2011, it was their trickiest franchise to date: This time the hero was not an irradiated Earthling or a guy in a metal suit, but a surfer-blond extraterrestrial who also happened to be a Norse god with a magic hammer. Wisely, the studio chose to forego (as the comic eventually had) his alter ego as a hobbled physician with a walking stick that cou
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Trump Demands the Prosecution of His Defeated RivalThe good news is President Trump is increasingly aware of important norms constraining presidential misbehavior. The bad news is that isn’t stopping him from transgressing them. On Thursday, Trump appeared on Larry O’Connor’s radio show , where he complained about leaks and the Justice Department failing to prosecute Hillary Clinton: But you know, the saddest thing is, because I am the president
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Agricultural productivity drove Euro-American settlement of UtahOn July 22, 1847, a scouting party from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stood above the Great Salt Lake Valley in modern-day Utah; by 1870, more than 18,000 followers had colonized the valley and surrounding region, displacing Native American populations to establish dispersed farming communities. While historians continue to debate the drivers of this colonization event, a new stu
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New Orangutan Species Is World's Most Endangered Great ApeThe orangutan lives on Sumatra, south of a lake in the caldera of a supervolcano. There are fewer than 800 individuals in the population, researchers say.
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Agricultural productivity drove Euro-American settlement of UtahUtah anthropologists adapted a well-known ecological model, and tested its predictions by combining satellite-derived measures of agricultural suitability with historical census data. They found that the model accurately predicted the patterns in which settlement occurred in Utah, as well as the present-day distribution of people.
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Controversial Chairman of U.S. House Science Committee to RetireRepresentative Lamar Smith, a Republican from Texas, will not run for re-election in 2018 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Getting the world to listen: Improving the impact of research through storytellingScientists and researchers often find it challenging to get people interested in their work. It is possible to be a leading expert in a field and still be unfamiliar outside the modest circle of colleagues in the same field.
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The global learning crisis -- and what to do about it | Amel KarboulThe most important infrastructure we have is educated minds, says former Tunisian government minister Amel Karboul. Yet too often large investments go to more visible initiatives such as bridges and roads, when it's the minds of our children that will really create a brighter future. In this sharp talk, she shares actionable ideas to ensure that every child is in school -- and learning -- within j
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Logistikrobot skal overhale truckføreren indenomRobotize har udviklet en logistikrobot, som kan håndtere intern logistik og finde rundt i fabrikken på egen hånd. Folkene bag øjner stort potentiale.
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The New Star Wars AR Game Is Clunky, Cool, Way Too ExpensiveThe success of any AR game depends entirely on immersion: whether the player’s having so much they forget how massively dorky they look with a cafeteria tray stuck to their their face. Disney’s Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a $200 standalone AR machine made in collaboration with Lenovo, succeeds at this in fits and spurts. Going toe-to-toe with Darth Maul in melee combat or commanding ground troops
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Capitol Hill's Sexual-Harassment ProblemRepresentative Jackie Speier knew the sexual-harassment situation on Capitol Hill was bad, but she didn’t realize it was this bad. “Some of these members, they’re just so blatant about it! You can’t imagine.” Consider the male lawmaker who asked a young female fellow whether, on an upcoming congressional delegation they were both attending, she planned “to be a good girl or a bad girl.” Fumed Spe
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Australia’s national broadband network under relentless attack—by cockatoosEnlarge / I'm in ur tower, nommin ur Internets (credit: Tim Graham/Getty Images) Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) , the effort to bring high-speed Internet to the masses down under, has encountered many speed bumps. The plan to bring fiber-optic broadband Internet to every Australian has been pared back in its ambitions, with a shift to a fiber backbone between "nodes" and distributio
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How do you breed a 2,624-pound pumpkin?Science Other record-breaking produce could fit in a backpack, but pumpkins can be massive. Why is it that we can coax pumpkins to grow beyond a ton, while other record-breaking produce could fit in a backpack?
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In pursuit of a universal flu vaccineDeveloping a universal flu vaccine that would protect against all seasonal and pandemic strains of the virus is no easy task, and new research suggests that one of the most promising strategies -- creating a vaccine that targets the 'stalk' of a protein that covers the flu virus -- is a strong one, but isn't completely bulletproof. Researchers found that the stalk of the hemagglutinin protein can
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An Elaborate Planetary System May Exist Around Our Nearest StarNot to scale. (Image: ESO/M. Kornmesser) New observations show there’s at least one, but possibly three rings, of cold dust around our nearest star, Proxima Centauri. That could indicate the presence of more planets, according to new research. It would be incredible if astronomers could just look at the sky with infinite resolution telescopes and see precisely what’s going on—but they can’t, even
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What do piranhas and goldfish have in common?The common goldfish, the tiny minnows, the fish tank favorite tetra, the famous Electric Eel, the enormous Mekong Giant Catfish that weighs in at nearly 700 pounds, the gnashing-teeth piranha, the well-studied zebrafish - all these fish have something in common. Other than possessing special bone structures that transmit sound waves from the swim bladder to the inner ear that give them hearing abi
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Getting the world to listenScientists and researchers often find it challenging to get people interested in their work. It is possible to be a leading expert in a field and still be unfamiliar outside the modest circle of colleagues in the same field. How to raise awareness through the media is the subject of an article Eva Czaran, Malcolm Wolski, and Joanna Richardson, all of Griffith University, Australia, in their paper
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Deadspin Everybody Hates Thursday Football | Jezebel Four Women Have Accused Actor Danny Masterson oDeadspin Everybody Hates Thursday Football | Jezebel Four Women Have Accused Actor Danny Masterson of Rape | The Root Coffee Shop in NYC’s Gentrified Bed-Stuy Neighborhood Refused to Give Candy to Black Children on Halloween: Report | Earther Sweden Continues to Troll Trump on Climate Change | Splinter Just Say It — Jeff Sessions Lied Under Oath |
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Amazon Fresh reportedly shutting down in neighborhoods in up to five statesEnlarge / Amazon's first public grocery store, now open in the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard. But you can't go inside. Pickup only. (credit: Sam Machkovech) It has been about six months since Amazon bought Whole Foods , but the company has seemingly taken a step backward in its grocery plans. According to a Recode report , Amazon will shut down Fresh, its grocery delivery service for Prime memb
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CALET makes first direct measurements of high energy electrons in spaceThe CALET Cosmic Ray experiment, led by Professor Shoji Torii from Waseda University in Japan, along with collaborators from LSU and other researchers in the U.S. and abroad, have successfully carried out the high-precision measurement of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 3 tera electron volts (TeV) by using the CALorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) on the Japanese Experimental Module, the Expo
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Return of the comet: 96P spotted by ESA, NASA satellitesThe ESA (European Space Agency) and NASA mission SOHO—short for Solar and Heliospheric Observatory—got a visit from an old friend this week when comet 96P entered its field of view on Oct. 25, 2017. The comet entered the lower right corner of SOHO's view, and skirted up and around the right edge before leaving on Oct. 30. SOHO also spotted comet 96P in 1996, 2002, 2007 and 2012, making it the spac
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Probability calculations -- even babies can master itOne important feature of the brain is its ability to make generalisations based on sparse data. By learning regularities in our environment it can manage to guide our actions. As adults, we have therefore a vague understanding of which events are likely to happen. So far, it was unclear when we begin to estimate likelihood. Scientists at Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
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What do piranhas and goldfish have in common?In a paper published in print in Systematic Biology, researchers including some of the biggest names in ichthyology from LSU and universities and museums across the US and Mexico used highly conserved regions of animal genomes, called ultraconserved elements (UCEs), to compile one of the most data-rich phylogenies of fishes to date. Here's what they found.
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CALET makes first direct measurements of high energy electrons in spaceThe CALET Cosmic Ray experiment, led by Professor Shoji Torii from Waseda University in Japan, along with collaborators from LSU and other researchers in the US and abroad, have successfully carried out the high-precision measurement of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 3 tera electron volts (TeV) by using the CALorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) on the Japanese Experimental Module, the Expose
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Return of the comet: 96P spotted by ESA, NASA satellitesSun-gazing missions SOHO and STEREO watched the return of comet 96P/Machholz when it entered their fields of view between Oct. 25-30. It is extremely rare for comets to be seen simultaneously from two different locations in space, and these are the most comprehensive parallel observations ever taken of this comet.
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Getting the world to listenScientists and researchers often find it challenging to get people interested in their work. It is possible to be a leading expert in a field and still be unfamiliar outside the modest circle of colleagues in the same field.
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Obesity increases incidence, severity, costs of knee dislocationsA new national study finds that the obesity epidemic is resulting in a higher risk of knee dislocations as well as serious vascular injuries and higher treatment costs.
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Zooming-in on protein teamworkThe surface of every cell contains receptors that react to external signals similar to a 'gate'. In this way, the cells of the innate immune system can differentiate between friend and foe partly through their 'toll-like receptors' (TLRs). Two parts of this gate often work together here, as researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt and their British colleagues have now found out with the help of
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Non-medical factors affect racial disparities in kidney transplant wait-listingIn a recent analysis, African-American patients were less likely to be wait-listed than white patients. This difference was influenced by factors including age, comorbidities, socio-economic status, being on dialysis, having a living donor, transplant knowledge, and social support.Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 Oct. 31-Nov. 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Cen
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Insomnia linked with early death and kidney dysfunctionInsomnia was linked with increased risks of early death, rapid kidney function decline, and kidney failure in a group of US veterans.Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 Oct. 31-Nov. 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.
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Caffeine consumption may help kidney disease patients live longerIn patients with chronic kidney disease, there was a dose-dependent inverse association between caffeine consumption and early death.Results from the analysis will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 Oct. 31-Nov. 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.
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Nighttime blood pressure may predict risk of kidney failure in childrenAmong children with impaired kidney function, those with high blood pressure at night experienced a faster time to kidney failure than children with normal blood pressure. This decline was even more pronounced in patients with high blood pressure during both day and night when compared with children with normal blood pressure.Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 Oct. 31
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Why Did Male Mammoths Get Stuck in Traps More Often Than Female Mammoths?Portion of a mural depicting a herd of mammoths walking near the Somme River (1916) (Image: Charles R. Knight/American Museum of Natural History/Public Domain) While conducting an analysis of woolly mammoth DNA, European researchers noticed something a little strange. A disproportionate number of male mammoths were found preserved in traps, such as holes and bogs. The explanation, say the researc
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Yngre Læger: Positive meldinger fra Ellen Trane»Det er rigtigt rart, at ministeren tager problemstillingen alvorligt,« siger Yngre Lægers formand, efter sundhedsminister Ellen Trane Nørby (V) endelig er kommet på banen i den såkaldte Svendborgsag.
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To create a better clock, apply this quantum ‘magic trick’An accurate analog clock ticks along with a constant precision and well known frequency: one tick per second. The longer you let it tick, the better to test its accuracy—10 times as long corresponds to a ten-fold improvement in any frequency uncertainty. But is there a faster way to determine a frequency? It turns out there is, as researchers report in Physical Review Letters . The speed-up in fr
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Exile in Uganda and Victory in Raqqa: The Week in Global-Affairs WritingIn Exile, In Little Mogadishu Anne Ackermann | Roads & Kingdoms “To document migration from within Africa, I met the young women in Kampala’s Little Mogadishu, for whom exile felt like life in a parallel universe. Connected to family, friends, and dates all over the world almost 24/7, they seemingly maintain their bonds through telephone, internet, social media, rotating wedding videos, and gossi
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Livestock-associated MRSAfound among MRSA from humansThe survey results show more frequent detections and geographical dispersion of LA-MRSA in humans in the EU/EEA since 2007, and highlight the public health and veterinary importance of LA-MRSA as a 'One Health' issue. The ECDC advocates for periodic systematic surveys or integrated multi-sectorial surveillance to facilitate control measures.
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Dendritic fibrous nanosilica: all-in-one nanomaterial for energy, environment and healthDendritic fibrous nanosilica (DFNS), also known as KCC-1, has a unique fibrous morphology and a high surface area with improved accessibility to the internal surface, tunable pore size and volume, controllable particle size, which made it useful in the fields of energy, environment, and health. DFNS showed interesting applications in solar energy harvesting (water splitting for hydrogen), energy s
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RUDN chemists have discovered a new formation mechanism of anti-cancer substancesRUDN University chemists revised the formation mechanism of organophosphorus complexes with metal. The results of the study may help in the production of organophosphorus compounds, polymers with specified properties as well as in the synthesis of anti-cancer drugs, as reported by Journal of Organometallic Chemistry.
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Social repercussions on places declared World Heritage SitesA study of the factors that influence the perception of tourism of the residents of places that have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites, in both rural and urban areas. This project was carried out in Malaysia, specifically in the city of George Town, on the island of Penang, in the north of Malaysia, and in the Lenggong Valley, also in the north of the country, as an example of a rural area
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A new method to evaluate overall performance of a climate modelConcisely summarizing and evaluating model performance becomes increasingly important for climate model intercomparison and application, especially when more and more climate models participate in international model intercomparison projects. A new multivariable integrated evaluation (MVIE) method can evaluate a model's overall performance in simulating multiple variables.
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Chemists have created compounds that can treat glaucomaGlaucoma is a serious disease associated with increased intraocular pressure which often leads to blindness. One of the ways to treat glaucoma is to reduce aqueous humour secretion in the ciliary body of the eye by suppressing (inhibiting) activity of special enzymes -- carbonic anhydrases. Russian scientists from RUDN University have designed new compounds that can effectively reduce intraocular
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Electron microscopy uncovers unexpected connections in fruit fly brainJanelia scientists have used a powerful microscopy technique to discover new connections in the memory and learning center of the Drosophila brain.
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iPhone X Tips and Tricks You Need to Know Right NowThe iPhone X is a big departure from Apple’s usual smartphone design, swapping out the iconic home button for a full-screen display and a face-scanning front camera . As a result, Apple had to change a lot of the gestures used to control the device. Even if you’ve owned an iPhone since the original model launched back in 2007, you may have some trouble getting comfortable with the iPhone X. In th
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The more air pollution, the more mental distressThe higher the level of particulates in the air, a new study shows, the greater the indications of psychological distress. “This is really setting out a new trajectory around the health effects of air pollution,” says Anjum Hajat, an assistant professor of epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington. “The effects of air pollution on cardiovascular health and lung d
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Why Riding An Elevator Is Like Changing GravityIf you time it just right, tossing a ball in the air as an elevator starts to move, the ball seems to hang in the air for a moment, like gravity had been canceled, says astrophysicist Adam Frank. (Image credit: kostsov/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
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US government report to warn climate change is realThe US government is expected to release Friday a major scientific report that says climate change is real, caused by human activity, and is affecting the daily lives of Americans.
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5 Comics to Read After You've Seen 'Thor: Ragnarok'Want to know what happens following Ragnarok? We're here to help.
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This Discounted Harmony Remote Includes the Smartphone and Alexa-Compatible Harmony HubLogitech Harmony Ultimate , $140 The Logitech Harmony Ultimate has just about every feature you could ever ask for in a universal remote, and then some, and Amazon’s offering it up for an all-time low $140 today, about $80-$100 less than usual. The Harmony Ultimate can control 15 of your favorite devices (from a database of 270,000), including ones hiding behind cabinet doors. Its touchscreen giv
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Is Catalonia Using Schools as a Political Weapon?In 1983, the parliament of Catalonia passed a law that would help the region assert its identity, and its autonomy, relative to the rest of Spain. It made Catalan the region’s official language—this after the language was banned for four decades under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco, who had died in 1975. In the words of a 2014 report from the Catalan Ministry of Culture, the policy “constit
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The U.S. Economy Reaches Lowest Unemployment Rate Since 2000In October, the U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs , according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . That reverses the job losses sustained during September, after two major hurricanes struck the South, at the time, leading to the first job decline in seven years. And the unemployment rate ticked down slightly lower, to 4.1 percent—the lowest rate since December 2000. October’s report is certainly bet
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Wild grape yeast could be more effective than pesticides in preventing grape moldsResearchers have identified a wild yeast that is more effective at preventing common grape molds than a pesticide, suggesting that it could be an eco-friendly alternative to chemical pesticides. The researchers discovered that wild grapes host a huge array of yeasts that can inhibit common grape molds, while they found a smaller number of effective yeasts on farmed grapes.
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Protecting the wild: Professor helps to minimize recreation disturbance to wildlifeInvestigators have harnessed existing technology to help recreation ecologists and managers better understand and minimize those recreation disturbances to wildlife.
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Identifying pathogens that cause soybean stem cankerSoybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
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Retired professional footballers at higher risk of knee osteoarthritisRetired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, a study has revealed.
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Astonishing evolution: Digger wasps and their chemistryBecause digger wasps switched prey, the chemical protective layer of their skin changed, too, explain researchers in a new report.
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'Morning larks' have weaker sleep spindles during night than 'night owls'Individual circadian preference is associated with brain activity patterns during the night, shows new research.
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Unemployment triggers increase in child neglect, according to new researchThe number of reported cases of child neglect in the United States of America increased as a result of the spike in unemployment following the financial crisis of 2007-08, according to new research. The first study of its kind, suggests that unemployment can cause an increase in child neglect because parents have more limited access to the resources required to provide for a child's basic needs, s
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Scientists identify mechanism that helps us inhibit unwanted thoughtsScientists have identified a key chemical within the 'memory' region of the brain that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts, helping explain why people who suffer from disorders such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and schizophrenia often experience persistent intrusive thoughts when these circuits go awry.
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Sleeping through the snoring: Researchers ID neurons that rouse the brain to breatheA common and potentially serious sleep disorder, obstructive sleep apnea affects at least one quarter of U.S. adults and is linked to increased risk of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. In a new paper, researchers identified specific neural circuitry responsible for rousing the brain of mice in simulated apnea conditions. The findings could lead to potential new drug therapies to help
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Digger wasps and their chemistryAstonishing evolution: Because digger wasps switched prey, the chemical protective layer of their skin changed, too.
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Inexplicable spasms can now be explained with hormonesToo low a level of a hormone in the blood which protects against stress may be the cause of epilepsy-like seizures which doctors had otherwise believed had solely psychological causes. New research results from Aarhus University may help to improve the diagnosis and treatment of an otherwise mystifying disorder.
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An alien portal? A grain store? Just a big ol' hole? No: it's Lab notes!Using muon-detecting sensors, archaeologists have discovered a mysterious void deep within Great Pyramid of Giza . It’s the first major structural find since the 19th century and at 30 metres is nearly the same size as the grand gallery, a huge corridor that connects the royal chambers within the pyramid. Exciting is not even the word. Another discovery this week is that, rather unexpectedly, it
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Autonomous forklift trucks which will work with humans are being developedScientists are working to develop new fleets of autonomous 'self-optimising' forklift trucks which can operate safely and efficiently in warehouses alongside human co-workers, and automatically adapt to changing work demands.
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Protecting the wild: professor helps to minimize recreation disturbance to wildlifeNature and outdoor enthusiasts seek to enjoy recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and camping. However, sometimes appreciating nature's beauty comes at a cost to wildlife.
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Crystals in a pink X-ray beamA newly developed experimental set-up allows the X-ray structure determination of biomolecules such as proteins with far smaller samples and shorter exposure times than before. At so-called synchrotron sources, protein crystal can be studied considerably more efficiently and quickly by using broad-spectrum X-rays. However, due to the large amount of scattered radiation, this has until now required
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iPhone X review: Early adopting the futureEnlarge / The iPhone X isn't actually "all screen," and it has that notch. But that doesn't make it any less dramatic. (credit: Samuel Axon) A lot has changed in the decade since Apple shared its first iPhone with the world, but most people's relationships to their smartphones have not changed for a while. After an explosion of innovation, we’ve mostly seen incremental updates to processing power
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Solution: ‘How to Win at Deep Learning’Deep learning promises to make computers far better at tasks like facial recognition, image understanding and machine translation. Our October puzzle asked you to play with simple artificial neural networks to explore the phenomenon of deep learning and gain some insight into how it has achieved such spectacular successes in the field of artificial intelligence. Problem 1 We’re going to create a
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Registered nurses spot drug errors at nursing homesRegistered nurses (RNs) are better equipped than licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to identify medication order discrepancies that could cause residents harm, research shows. Medication reconciliation aims to spot these medication order discrepancies to keep patients safe when they move from hospitals to nursing homes. Nurses serve on the front lines of the practice, but don’t all have the same ed
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Nano-sized gold particles have been shaped to behave as clones in biomedicineShaping nanometric gold particles - of the size of millionths of a millimeter - to improve their properties in biomedicine and photonics has been made possible thanks to a special laser system in a work carried out at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and now published in Science.
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10-year fall in blood cholesterol of Malaysia heart attack patients suggests statin impactA ten-year decline in the blood cholesterol of heart attack patients in Malaysia suggests that statins are having a positive impact, according to an observational study in nearly 49,000 patients.
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Elucidation of bone regeneration mechanismFish have the extraordinary ability to regenerate lost fins and other appendages containing cartilage and bone. The cells responsible for the regeneration offer new clues on how to regenerate tissues in humans. Researchers have found a dormant progenitor cell population in zebrafish that regenerates bone cells, or osteoblasts.
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Biomarkers may provide early warning of lung problems in 9/11 firefightersBlood biomarkers appear to be an early-warning signal for the accelerated loss of lung function and airway obstruction in firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center disaster, according to new research.
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Science confirms you should stop and smell the rosesThere's truth to the idea that spending time outdoors is a direct line to happiness, say researchers. In fact, if people simply take time to notice the nature around them, it will increase their general happiness and well-being, suggests the new research.
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Synthetic material acts like an insect cloaking deviceSynthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes can absorb light from all directions across a wide range of frequencies, making them a candidate for antireflective coatings, according to a team of engineers. The synthetic spheres also explain how the leaf hopper insect uses similar particles to hide from predators in its environment.
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A strange new world of lightStructured beams of light, which exhibit strange behavior such as bending in a spiral, corkscrewing and dividing like a fork, not only can tell scientists a lot about the physics of light but also have a wide range of applications from super-resolution imaging to molecular manipulation and communications. Now, researchers have developed a tool to generate more complex structured light in a complet
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Crystals in a pink X-ray beamA newly developed experimental set-up allows the structure determination of biomolecules such as proteins with far smaller samples and shorter exposure times than before at synchrotron X-ray sources. The set-up greatly reduces unwanted scattered radiation, enabling the use of serial crystallography with the so-called 'pink beam' of synchrotrons. The international team led by DESY scientist Alke Me
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Protecting the wild: Baylor professor helps to minimize recreation disturbance to wildlifeIn a cover story published this week in the Ecological Society of America's premier journal, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Kevin J. Gutzwiller, Ph.D., professor of biology in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, and co-authors harnessed existing technology to help recreation ecologists and managers better understand and minimize those recreation disturbances to wildlife.
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Nano-sized gold particles have been shaped to behave as clones in biomedicineA special laser system is able to induce billions of gold nanoparticles to behave as one. The research, published in Science and carried out at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, exploits this unique feature for applications in biomedicine and photonics, from tumor treatments to energy production, thanks to the ability of these particles to absorb or reflect light of a certain color, depending
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RNs can play key role in identifying medication issues to improve nursing home careAmy Vogelsmeier, associate professor of nursing, found that registered nurses are better equipped to identify medication discrepancies that could cause nursing home residents harm.
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'Morning larks' have weaker sleep spindles during night than 'night owls'A new study from the University of Helsinki shows that individual circadian preference is associated with brain activity patterns during the night.
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Laid-Back Hawaii's Strict Approach to MarijuanaHONOLULU—Aloha Green is situated in a downtown building whose austere beige-ness belies the company’s more therapeutic purpose: It’s a medical-marijuana dispensary. As soon as I tried to walk inside for an interview, I was met by a metal detector and a large man who demanded to see my medical-marijuana card. I don’t have one—I don’t live in Hawaii and am not seeking the most herbal of cures for m
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Synthetic material acts like an insect cloaking deviceSynthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes can absorb light from all directions across a wide range of frequencies, making them a candidate for antireflective coatings, according to a team of Penn State engineers. The synthetic spheres also explain how the leaf hopper insect uses similar particles to hide from predators in its environment.
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Word of the Year is about as on-the-pulse as a dabbing politician | Stephanie MerrittCollins Dictionary’s annual lunge for the zeitgeist is here again. But as I know all too well, sometimes the zeitgeist is best left alone “Fake news!” He shouts it so often that it’s become meaningless. We’ve learned to tune it out now, the way you do when your toddler bangs their fists on their high chair and yells “toast!” for so long the word has become divorced from the thing they thought they
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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are hits as Apple sells 46.7 million smartphones in Q4Enlarge / The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple released its fourth fiscal quarter financials late yesterday, showing numbers that beat most analysts' and Wall Street's expectations. The company's total revenue reached $52.6 billion, up 12 percent year-over-year and beating its own $52 billion projection. Each of Apple's product segments grew this quarter: iPhone sales toppe
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Ny flåt er kommet til Danmark om bord på sjakalFlåten bærer på sygdomme og kan overleve i flere miljøer end dem, vi kender.
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Praktiserende læge skal rådgive SundhedsstyrelsenSundhedsstyrelsen opruster sin faglige rådgivning i almen medicin ved at tilknytte Bo Christensen som fast sagkyndig rådgiver.
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Cicada wings help researchers design better solar cells(Phys.org)—Researchers have turned to cicada wings to design surfaces with highly antireflective properties, which have potential applications for solar cells, stealth surfaces, antifogging materials, and other optical applications.
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Wild grape yeast could be more effective than pesticides in preventing grape moldsResearchers have identified a wild yeast that is more effective at preventing common grape molds than a pesticide, suggesting that it could be an eco-friendly alternative to chemical pesticides. The researchers discovered that wild grapes host a huge array of yeasts that can inhibit common grape molds, while they found a smaller number of effective yeasts on farmed grapes.
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Wild grape yeast could be more effective than pesticides in preventing grape moldsResearchers have identified a wild yeast that is more effective than a pesticide at preventing common grape molds. The yeast strain is one of many found on wild grapes, as well as a smaller number found on farmed grapes, that can inhibit common grape molds. The study, published today in open-access journal Frontiers in Microbiology, suggests that wild yeasts could be an eco-friendly alternative to
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What Darwin’s theories tell us about the shape alien life will takeAll aliens must evolve, says a new study from scientists at the University of Oxford – and that gives us something to look for “It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it.” How many times did we hear Mr Spock say this back in the day when classic Star Trek ruled the airwaves?* What always interested me back then was how did he know that it was life if it was so barely recognisable by Earthly (or Vulca
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Danske forskere opfinder ny metode til at genanvende platinForskere på Syddansk Universitet har fået patent på en metode til at genanvende platin. Metoden kan betyde et gennembrud for brændselsceller.
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Avengers 4 Could Include New Flashbacks to the Very First AvengersImage: Marvel Studios. Infinity War art by Ryan Meinerding Shazam might have found its villain. Legendary Pictures producer Cale Boyter dashes hopes of a Pacific Rim / Godzilla / Kong crossover. Wayward Pines is no more. Ben Barnes cryptically confirms his return to Westworld . Plus, a new clip from Coco , and meet four mysterious new characters from Agents of SHIELD ’s next season. Behold, Spoil
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Elucidation of bone regeneration mechanismFish have the extraordinary ability to regenerate lost fins and other appendages containing cartilage and bone. The cells responsible for the regeneration offer new clues on how to regenerate tissues in humans. Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have found a dormant progenitor cell population in zebrafish that regenerates bone cells, or osteoblasts. The study can be read in
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The Astounding Engineering Behind the Giant Magellan TelescopeTo build the world’s biggest telescope, you first need to cast, shape, and polish the world’s biggest mirrors.
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Fly Around Mars With Physics: Work-Energy vs. Momentum PrinciplesJust make sure you use the right equation when you're calculating your trajectory.
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Tesla Misses Production Goals, Inside Waymo's Self-Driving Car Test Center, and More This Week in Car NewsPlus: How cities can design streets to accommodate self-driving cars and the humans they no longer need.
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Ny satspuljeaftale vil styrke indsats for psykiske og kroniske lidelserRegeringen og satspuljepartierne er blevet enige om satspuljeaftale, hvor en halv mia. kr. skal fordeles på sundhedsområdet de næste fire år.
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Get ready for targeted ads on digital TVOnline ads trying to sell us things we previously searched for are already the norm. But the advent of digital TV means our buying habits could soon influence the ads we see between our favorite television shows too.
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Research team develops optical diagnostic that helps improve fuel economy while reducing emissionsA new optical device at Sandia National Laboratories that helps researchers image pollutants in combusting fuel sprays might lead to clearer skies in the future.
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Alligators eat sharks — and a whole lot moreAlligators aren’t just freshwater creatures. They swim to salty waters and back, munching on plenty of foods along the way.
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Has Paranormal Belief Gone Mainstream?Crop circles are global phenomena, gaining attention as paranormal culture becomes mainstream, says one scientist who studies paranormal belief.
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Blockadia map reveals global scale of anti-fossil fuel movementA new interactive map by researchers of the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Univesitat Autonoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) reveals the worldwide impact of direct resistance actions by people putting their own bodies in the way of fossil fuel projects in phenomena called blockadia.
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Digger wasps and their chemistryThe skin of insects is usually covered by water-repellent hydrocarbons which protect them against desiccation and pathogens. This protective layer is species-specific in the majority of cases, creating a chemically unique profile which allows the members of a species to recognize each other.
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Fish provide insight into the evolution of the immune systemNew research from the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, and Dalhousie University, Canada, reveals how immune systems can evolve resistance to parasites.
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How dogs and cats can get their day in courtIn 2016, the FBI started to track animal cruelty, including neglect, torture and sexual abuse, because of disturbing connections.
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Image of the Day: Tadpole PrismScientists are making use of Xenopus tadpoles to study autism risk genes.
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Another close-by planetary system?The ALMA Observatory in Chile has detected dust around the closest star to the Solar System, Proxima Centauri. These new observations reveal the glow coming from cold dust in a region between one to four times as far from Proxima Centauri as the Earth is from the Sun. The data also hint at the presence of an even cooler outer dust belt and may indicate the presence of an elaborate planetary system
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AI-enabled Klarity helps companies identify risks in contractsNew software out of MIT uses artificial intelligence to speed up and reduce the cost of contract review for companies. Klarity is taking on nondisclosure agreements first, part of a strategy to build customer trust and expand its offerings.
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Anthropologist group suggests first humans to the Americas arrived via the kelp highway(Phys.org)—A team of anthropologists from several institutions in the U.S. has offered a Perspective piece in the journal Science outlining current theories regarding the first humans to populate the Americas. In their paper, they scrap the conventional view that Clovis people making their way across a Bering land bridge were the first to arrive in the Americas—more recent evidence suggests others
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Researchers discover super-elastic shape-memory materialUConn materials science and engineering researcher Seok-Woo Lee and his colleagues have discovered super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material that could be applied for use as an actuator in the harshest of conditions, such as outer space, and might be the first in a whole new class of shape-memory materials.
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The first creature in space was a dog. She died miserably 60 years agoEnlarge / An effigy of Laika inside a replica of satellite Sputnik II at the Central House of Aviation and Cosmonautics in Moscow. (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images) After the Soviet rocket genius Sergei Korolev led that nation's space program masterfully in the 1950s, culminating with the launch of Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957, one might have expected that the country would have taken tim
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Image: Australia's southwestern cornerFrom the fourth most populous city to the rugged Outback, the Sentinel-3A satellite gives us a wide-ranging view over Australia's southwestern corner.
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Hundreds of new dams threaten Amazon’s ‘heartbeat’The building and planning of hundreds of new dams threaten to silence the heartbeat of the Amazon River, report researchers. For a new paper in Science Advances , researchers studied the effects of existing dams and used the data to predict how the river’s natural flooding cycles—vital to the health of the Amazon and its flora and fauna—would suffer. The prognosis is not good. While all dams have
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Neuroscientists Heading to Washington, DC, This WeekWe’re heading off to attend the Society for Neuroscience’s Annual Meeting , which officially starts next Saturday in Washington, DC. Some 30,000 neuroscientists and others will converge in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center – a city’s worth of brain-lovers! Just before that, we’ll be taking in the annual meeting of the International Neuroethics Society (INS), held at the AAAS Building, ju
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Scientists enlist lichens to monitor air pollutionAn MIPT-based team of researchers has proposed analyzing lichen composition to assess atmospheric air quality when conventional monitoring stations are unavailable. They produced a case study of the Xanthoria parietina lichen, whose samples were collected in Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, and two towns outside Moscow—Dolgoprudny and Dubna. Sample analysis revealed their iron, copper, and manganese conte
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On-board computers and sensors could stop the next car-based attackIn the wake of car- and truck-based attacks around the world, most recently in New York City, cities are scrambling to protect busy pedestrian areas and popular events. It's extremely difficult to prevent vehicles from being used as weapons, but technology can help.
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How farmers can turn trash into energyMention agriculture to many Australians and it conjures up images of mobs of cattle in the dusty outback, or harvesters gobbling up expanses of golden wheat. In reality, much of our high-value agriculture is near the coast, and close to capital cities. Think of the Adelaide Hills, the Lockyer Valley west of Brisbane, Victoria's Gippsland region and Goulburn Valley, and Sydney's Hawkesbury Valley.
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Why don’t we let young people contribute to cutting edge science at school?Becky Parker, director of the Institute for Research in Schools, makes the case that we should – and that some schools are already getting students involved If an alien visited the science lab of a 1970s school, and a school now, they would not a see difference that is commensurate with the changes in the lives of young people over that period. Then, at O level, students had to learn a whole set
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Particle physicists discover mysterious structure in Great Pyramid – here's how they did itParticle physicists have uncovered a large, hidden void in Khufu's Pyramid, the largest pyramid in Giza, Egypt – built between 2600 and 2500 BC. The discovery, published in Nature, was made using cosmic-ray based imaging and may help scientists work out how the enigmatic pyramid was actually constructed.
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Male woolly mammoths lived fast, died young, and left more corpsesAnimals Sometimes male mammoths didn't make the best choices. Much like modern elephants, mammoths had a strong matriarchal society—and sometimes young male mammoths suffered for it.
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The American Chiropractic Association Answers Crislip’s Call, Joins the Choosing Wisely CampaignThe Choosing Wisely campaign has invited the largest chiropractic organization in the United States to publish a list of interventions to avoid. The results, while not entirely without merit, consist of redundant or unnecessary recommendations. And there is a glaring absence of recommendations to avoid any of the blatant pseudoscience commonly practiced by chiropractors.
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Flight of the living dead: how animation brings extinct species back to lifeWho can forget Steven Spielberg's first Jurassic Park movie in 1993? How eagerly did we anticipate that bellowing T-Rex? Or gasp at the sheer scale of the brachiosaurus as it lumbered into view? Never before had animation been so lifelike and believable. I was hooked – this is what I wanted to do.
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Optoelectronics without glassResearchers at ETH Zurich have developed the first opto-electronic circuit component that works without glass and is instead made of metal. The component, referred to as a modulator, converts electrical data signals into optical signals. It is smaller and faster than current modulators, and much easier and cheaper to make.
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Saving seagrasses from dredging—new research finds solutionsTiming of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world's most productive and important ecosystems—seagrass meadows.
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Kim Dotcom settles case he filed against NZ police over “military-style raid”Enlarge / Kim Dotcom accompanied by his girlfriend Elizabeth-Donnelly appears in New Zealand's High Court on August 29, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. Dotcom and his law team are now challenging the extradition ruling against him. (credit: Dave Rowland/Getty Images) Kim Dotcom and his ex-wife, Mona Dotcom, have settled an ongoing civil lawsuit filed against the New Zealand Police over the infamou
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Scientists Start to Defrost Britain's Very Frozen Halley VI Antarctic BaseFor the first time in Antarctic history, a team will try to restart equipment and generators that have been sitting at -67°F. It might not work.
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'Thor: Ragnarok' Is Quietly the Queerest Superhero Movie YetIt's there—if you know where to look for it.
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How (and Where) to Pre-Order the Xbox One XSupplies may be thin at launch, so here's how to pre-order the new Xbox.
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Fredagspodcast: Pyramider, selvkørende biler og haltende it-sikkerhedIngeniørens ugentlige podcast, Transformator, handler blandt andet om et hidtil ukendt rum i Keopspyramiden og selvkørende biler, der har problemer i vådt føre. Ugens tema: it-sikkerhed i det offentlige.
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Lifelong Protection Against Flu? New Vaccine Shows PromiseIf this vaccine works in humans, it could mean one shot and you're protected for life from the flu virus.
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Food shortage is not the global crisis, lack of access to food is the issue, say NGOs"Genome editing is not the answer to world poverty, because food shortage isn't the problem' says a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) surveyed by the University of Nottingham.
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Genetic discovery another tool in battle against wheat pestsGreenbug and Hessian fly infestations can significantly reduce wheat yield and quality in Texas and worldwide. Breeding for resistance to these two pests using marker-assisted selection just got a new tool from a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study.
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Gel grows more stem cells with 100x less spaceResearchers have created a kind of gel that allows them to grow huge numbers of stem cells with much less space, solving some of the biggest problems with producing new stem cells. “We just don’t know how to efficiently and effectively grow massive numbers of stem cells and keep them in their regenerative state,” says Sarah Heilshorn, associate professor of materials science and engineering at St
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This Twitter Account Is Tweeting Images Found on Osama bin Laden's ComputerOsama bin Laden had a lot of weird stuff on his computer when he was killed by US forces in 2011. The terrorist mastermind had NSFW anime , Hollywood movies, and even a 9-11 truther movie called Loose Change . And yes, that screenshot above from the video game X-Men vs Street Fighter is really from bin Laden’s computer. But now you can follow along with the weirdness from the comfort of your home
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Det ville da være rart at kunne stikke hovedet i kosteskabetMen vi læger kan ikke udskyde problemerne på samme måde, som sundhedsministeren har udskudt at reagere på Svendborg-sagen.
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Mercury and Autism: Enough Already!The science shows that they have nothing to do with each other and never have -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The most ancient spiral galaxy confirmedThe most ancient spiral galaxy discovered to date is revealing its secrets to a team of astronomers at Swinburne University of Technology and The Australian National University (ANU), part of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in All Sky Astrophysics in 3-D (ASTRO 3-D).
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Eradicating extreme poverty and slowing climate change are compatible goals, research showsEnding extreme poverty by 2030 is the first of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. Meanwhile, plans set forth by the Paris Climate Agreement aim to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. University of Maryland Geographical Sciences Professor Klaus Hubacek and colleagues investigated the potential consequences of achieving both of these objectives simultaneously.
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Image: Hubble sees nearby asteroids photobombing distant galaxiesPhotobombing asteroids from our solar system have snuck their way into this deep image of the universe taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
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Massachusetts may end daylight saving time – let’s all join themMassachusetts has a plan to stay on summer hours year-round and extend daylight in the winter. Is this the beginning of the end for Daylight Saving Time?
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Visual trick fools AI into thinking a turtle is really a rifleChanging the pattern on an object can fool an image recognition system into thinking it is looking at something else entirely – raising big concerns about face ID and driverless cars.
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New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphereOf the approximately two dozen medical CT scanners scattered throughout Stanford's main campus and medical centers, two can be found nestled in basement labs of the Green Earth Sciences Buildings.
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PET: Insidertruslen er klart den største cyber-risikoPolitiets Efterretningstjeneste og Center for Cybersikkerhed åbnede torsdag døren en lille smule på klem, så vi kunne få et glimt af, hvad de ser som værende nogle af Danmarks største it-trusler lige nu - og hvad de selv foretager sig. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/danske-efterretningstjenester-her-truslerne-mod-danmarks-private-offentlige-organisationer Version2
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»Apple er ligeglade med, hvordan deres iPhones bliver fremstillet«Morgendagens industrikunder vil ikke have robotter – de vil have den værdi, som robotterne skaber, fremfører tysk Industri 4.0-ekspert. Han mener, at robotleverandører som Kuka er godt på vej til at blive serviceleverandører frem for robotproducenter.
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Danske rumteknologer vil tættere på astronauter og rumturisterDansk rumfirma åbner kontor lige over for Nasas hovedkvarter for bemandet rumfart.
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Ugens it-job: Efterretningstjeneste søger ingeniør med flair for itPå dagens liste er der job for både konsulenter, ledere, specialister og udviklere. Find det rette job for dig. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/ugens-it-job-skat-soeger-sikkerhedsspecialister-fe-jagter-datalog-10914 Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder
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4 påstande om influenzavaccine: Holder de stik?Kosttilskud er bedre, vaccinen virker slet ikke og bivirkningerne er alvorlige. Professor rydder op i påstande, som også indeholder sandhed.
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Make Flying Slightly Less Terrible With Our Readers' Favorite Travel Pillow, Now $8 OffCabeau Evolution Travel Pillow , $32. Multiple colors available. The Cabeau Evolution was your favorite travel pillow (by a long shot), and you can save 20% on yours today , the first deal we’ve seen since August. Unlike cheaper travel pillows that you have to inflate with air, the Evolution is made of memory foam, and wraps all the way around your neck to provide support no matter what direction
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This Video of 'Dancing Braids' Will Change How You Think About MathematicsForget about describing your doctoral thesis — just dance it.
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Cheating time to watch liquids do the slow danceIf you could put on a pair of swimming goggles, shrink yourself down like a character from The Magic School Bus and take a deep dive inside a liquid, you would see a crowd of molecules all partying like it's 1999.
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ALMA discovers cold dust around nearest starThe ALMA Observatory has detected dust around Proxima Centauri. These observations reveal the glow coming from cold dust in a region between one to four times as far from Proxima Centauri as the Earth is from the sun. The data also hint at the presence of an outer dust belt and may indicate the presence of a planetary system. These structures are similar to the belts in the solar system and are ex
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Your Race Against Time: How Climate Affects the MarathonThe fastest times are run on cool days, so what happens when those become fewer?
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Smart autopilot promises to keep flying safeIntelligent autopilot and cockpits designed by virtual reality could ease the burden on pilots and make flying safer for Europe's airline passengers.
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MDMA's Journey from Molly to MedicineMDMA-assisted psychotherapy readies for phase III trials, a last step before possible prescription use in PTSD patients -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Modeling surface chemistry and predicting new materialsThe ruddy flakes of a rusted nail are a sure sign that an undesirable chemical reaction has occurred at the surface. Understanding how molecules and atoms behave with each other, especially at surfaces, is central to managing both desirable chemical reactions, such as catalysis, and undesirable reactions, like a nail's corrosion. Yet the field of surface chemistry has been challenged for nearly 10
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Tiny sensors developed to study the secrets of brain chemistryNanosensors are incredible information-gathering tools for myriad applications, including molecular targets such as the brain. Neurotransmitter molecules govern brain function through chemistry found deep within the brain, so University of California, Berkeley researchers are developing nanosensors to gain a better understanding of exactly how this all plays out.
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Juno aces eighth science pass of JupiterData returned Tuesday, Oct. 31, indicate that NASA's Juno spacecraft successfully completed its eighth science flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The confirmation was delayed by several days due to solar conjunction at Jupiter, which affected communications during the days prior to and after the flyby.
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Shedding light on the mystery of matter accretion in young starsAn international team of researchers from multiple institutions, including INRS, is shedding light on the mystery of matter accretion in young stars. Published in the November 1, 2017 Science Advances online journal, their discovery helps explain how matter accumulates on the surface of a young star and reconciles the theory behind and observations on the accretion process—a matter of debate among
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Scientists design new molecules capable of overcoming resistance to conventional antibioticsA team led by researchers from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has made an important breakthrough in the battle against superbugs and their resistance to multiple drugs. Scientists have designed molecules that can break the cellular mechanisms of bacterial resistance conventional antibiotics. The results of this discovery are published in the latest issue of the journal Cell.
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What mitigates the consequences of recession for companies?Experts of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) have demonstrated that companies with foreign ownership have an easier time overcoming the consequences of economic recessions. The results of the study were presented in the paper "Lean against the wind: The moderation effect of foreign investments during the economic recession in Russia," published by the Journal of Economics and Business.
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New study of plankton shells overturns decades-old understanding of their formation and chemistryThe results of new international research into tiny marine plankton will allow scientists to more precisely estimate past ocean conditions and predict future changes, and suggests global warming may have a bigger impact on shell-bearing plankton than previously thought.
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Researchers study consumer acceptance of in-vitro meat productionFactory farming and industry scandals have caused a reduction in meat consumption by Germans. Instead, consumption of vegetarian sausages and soybean steaks is increasing. Animal muscular tissue grown in the laboratory promises actual meat without the need to raise and kill animals. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have studied whether so-called in-vitro meat is a viable alte
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Biocompatible photonic crystals expand applications from optics to medicineResearchers at ITMO University have developed a new approach for obtaining nontoxic magnetic photonic crystals, expanding their applications from photonics to biomedicine. Nanospheres made with the new method may be used for designing drugs to fight thrombosis and cancer. The results of the research were published in Scientific Reports.
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Gizmodo
Defective EpiPens Cited in Deaths of at Least 7 Americans So Far in 2017Mylan CEO and noted liar Heather Bresch testifying on Capitol Hill before the House Oversight Committee hearing on EpiPen price increases in September 2016 (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) This year’s worldwide recall of defective EpiPens has put people with severe allergies on alert. And now allergy sufferers have even more reasons to worry. Faulty EpiPens have been cited in the deaths
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AAU stryger til tops: Europas bedste universitet inden for ingeniørvidenskabPlaceringen sikrer universitetet en ottendeplads på den globale rangliste. Hæderen er resultatet af et langt, sejt træk for at skabe en unik ingeniørprofil, mener dekan.
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It's mostly mothers who pass on mitochondria – and a new theory says it's due to the first sexual conflictEvolutionary interests of males and females do not always coincide. This is known as sexual conflict: male innovations that allow them to reproduce more sometimes hurt females, and vice versa.
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See a new mosaic of images of comet 67P from the Rosetta missionA montage of images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft and its lander, Philae, recap the daring mission to comet 67P.
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The Atlantic
Being a Good Manager Is No Longer Good EnoughWith 40 years of combined bench experience that has resulted in 3,437 regular-season wins, 13 division titles, three league pennants, and two World Series championships, the trio of Dusty Baker, Joe Girardi, and John Farrell have produced the kind of sustained success that most baseball fans would enthusiastically embrace. Just this past season, all three led their respective teams —the Washingto
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Apple iPhone X Review: Face ID is Here, But the Future of Smartphones Isn'tThe iPhone X isn't quite revolutionary. It's still really, really nice.
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Facebook's New Mission: Video Will Bring Us TogetherFacebook says comments on videos can build community. The track record isn't great.
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Subatomic Particles Reveal a Hidden Void in the Great Pyramid of GizaLong used to explore the vast void of the universe, muons have turned up a different kind of void deep within the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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Beating the iPhone X Face ID Is Hard. We Know, Because We TriedThousands of dollars. Hours of work. Five different masks. Apple's iPhone X Face ID has held up against all of it.
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How Russia ‘Pushed Our Buttons’ With Fake Online AdsPsychologists and students of advertising say Russia effectively used fake ads to exploit divisions in US.
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Science | The Guardian
The algorithms that are already changing your lifeFrom policing and healthcare to defence and dating sites AI is being woven into the fabric of our lives – for better and for worse At Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, consultants are facing a familiar problem. Patient numbers are surging. Age-related eye diseases are becoming more and more common, and as the British demographic gets ever older, numbers are predicted to increase by between a thi
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Dagens Medicin
Syddanmark ansætter direktør for Steno Diabetes Center OdenseJan Erik Henriksen skal stå i spidsen for det nye diabetescenter i Region Syddanmark.
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Ars Technica
Thor: Ragnarok review: A quirky take on by-the-books fantasy-hero fareEnlarge / You wouldn't like Thor when he's electric. (credit: Marvel Studios) For nearly a decade, the Marvel comic universe has flourished in film by striking a very gentle balance between serious and silly. Heart and sarcasm appear in equal measure between Marvel's many epic superhero fistfights. These films take no shame in laughing at their odd, over-serious origins—and do so with obvious lov
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ALMA discovers cold dust around nearest starThe ALMA Observatory has detected dust around Proxima Centauri. These observations reveal the glow coming from cold dust in a region between one to four times as far from Proxima Centauri as the Earth is from the Sun. The data also hint at the presence of an outer dust belt and may indicate the presence of a planetary system. These structures are similar to the belts in the Solar System and are ex
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The Ignorance of the CrowdOur social networks are like the biosphere: we don’t fully understand them; they’re changing rapidly; and these changes could lead to global collapse -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ars Technica
EFF destroys the podcasting patent, one last timeEnlarge (credit: EFF) Even spookier than a Halloween costume is a patent that just won't die. But it looks like a once-scary patent—Personal Audio LLC's ridiculous claim to own podcasting—is finally gone. Personal Audio has been making headlines for years now, especially after it started threatening podcasters and became the target of an EFF crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to knock it out. E
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Global Climate Meeting Will Forge Ahead, Despite Trump's ContemptCountries will map out how to meet their carbon-reduction pledges; U.S. governors and mayors will step up -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Synthetic material acts like an insect cloaking deviceSynthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes can absorb light from all directions across a wide range of frequencies, making them a candidate for antireflective coatings, according to a team of Penn State engineers. The synthetic spheres also explain how the leaf hopper insect uses similar particles to hide from predators in its environment.
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Study shows need for adaptive powered knee prosthesis to assist amputeesNew North Carolina State University research into wearable robotics shows how amputees wearing these devices adapted when presented with a real-world challenge: carrying a weighted backpack. The results could assist device manufacturers and clinicians expand the utility of these important devices, and could help researchers develop smarter controllers that adapt to real-world demands.
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Scientists identify mechanism that helps us inhibit unwanted thoughtsScientists have identified a key chemical within the 'memory' region of the brain that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts, helping explain why people who suffer from disorders such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and schizophrenia often experience persistent intrusive thoughts when these circuits go awry.
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Dansk signalprojekt er kun en lille del af storstilet EU-planEU’s togsignalprojekt vil løbe op i 1.500 milliarder kroner. Beslutningen om et fælles system blev truffet af EU på et spinkelt grundlag, og de fleste andre lande holder igen. Danmark satser som eneste land alt på systemet.
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The Atlantic
The Puerto Rico Power Scandal ExpandsA second contract with a company hired to rebuild Puerto Rico’s all but collapsed power grid is coming under scrutiny, drawing the attention of federal investigators and members of Congress even as most of the hurricane-ravaged island remains without power. * The news of a second faulty contract is also raising questions about the contracting process for the island’s government-owned power compan
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The Atlantic
Can the U.S. Hold Russia Accountable for Interfering in the 2016 Election?Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s two big moves to start the week have, rightly, dominated headlines about the 2016 election. But Mueller’s indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates , and a guilty plea from George Papadopoulos , have focused attention on actors within the United States, and on whether the Trump campaign was colluding with Russians. While that is important, there remains the more
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Leafhoppers use tiny light-absorbing balls to conceal their eggsLeafhoppers produce microscopic balls that absorb light rather than reflect it and help camouflage the insects’ eggs.
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Study shows need for adaptive powered knee prosthesis to assist amputeesNew North Carolina State University research into wearable robotics shows how amputees wearing these devices adapted when presented with a real-world challenge: carrying a weighted backpack. The results could assist device manufacturers and clinicians expand the utility of these important devices, and could help researchers develop smarter controllers that adapt to real-world demands.
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Yellowstone Grizzlies May Soon Commingle With Northern CousinsThe male bears have become more adventurous, which could improve genetic diversity in long-isolated populations.
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Fast-charging network in Europe aims to boost electric carsMajor automakers say their joint European electric car recharging network will open its first stations this year in Germany, Austria and Norway in what the companies hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered cars.
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Norsk helikopterulykke afdækker uhyggelig statistik: 3.710 er døde i 460 havarier med samme typeEt helikopterstyrt i Norge i sidste uge gør Mi-8-helikopterens ulykkesstatistik aktuel. Alene siden 2016 har 21 dødsulykker med Mi-8 kostet 153 liv
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Ars Technica
Newly released e-mails show Ivanka Trump kept using personal accountEnlarge / Ivanka Trump, adviser and daughter of President Donald Trump, attends a news conference on October 25, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) New e-mails procured by a government transparency advocacy group show that the president’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, continued to use a personal e-mail account even after she joined her father’s administration beginn
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The Atlantic
When Donald Trump Heads EastIn 1991, President George H.W. Bush was about to embark on a trip to Asia that was advertised as a pitch for American jobs. Japan, the dominant Asian power at the time, enjoyed a $41 billion trade surplus with the U.S. (the figure is now $54.9 billion); American businesses and politicians railed against what they saw as unfair Japanese trade practices; and, as the The New York Times reported at t
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Outgoing Twitter worker responsible for Trump account outageA Twitter employee on their last day with the company was responsible for taking down Donald Trump's account, the social network said Thursday, as the president resumed tweeting after the 11-minute outage.
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Apple's iPhone X hits Asia stores as profits soarApple's flagship iPhone X hit stores in Asia Friday, as the world's most valuable company predicted bumper sales despite the handset's eye-watering price tag and celebrated a surge in profits.
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Limits of endurance as marathon stars run out of timeThe Olympic motto is "Faster, Higher, Stronger", but what if we have reached the limits of the human body?
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Climate science update: bad news gets worseScientists monitoring Earth's climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news in 2017, adding to the urgency of UN talks in Bonn next week tasked with ramping up efforts to tame global warming.
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Hundreds of dead sea turtles found floating off El SalvadorHundreds of dead sea turtles have been found floating off El Salvador's Pacific coast, leaving officials scratching their heads as to what caused the massacre.
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Drones become crime-fighting tool, but perfection is elusiveThe armed robbery suspect hiding out in a camper in rural Michigan heard state troopers closing in, so he dashed into a field and crouched among the 6-foot-tall cornstalks. What he didn't know was that police had eyes on him from above.
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Estonia blocks electronic ID cards over identity-theft riskCyber-savvy Estonia said on Thursday it would suspend security certificates for up to 760,000 state-issued electronic ID-cards with faulty chips as of Friday midnight to mitigate the risk of identity theft.
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Boston College announces $150M expansion in the sciencesBoston College is betting big on the sciences.
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Can Apple to live up to the hype for the iPhone X?The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line.
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Wrinkles give heat a jolt in pillared graphenePillared graphene would transfer heat better if the theoretical material had a few asymmetric junctions that caused wrinkles, according to Rice University engineers.
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Stamceller har potentiale til at kurere skleroseBehandling af sklerose er en ligning med mange ubekendte faktorer, men stamcelleterapi kan vise sig at blive et vigtigt skridt i retning af helbredelse. Forskere fra Rigshospitalets neurocenter håber, at ny forskning vil vise, at behandling med stamceller kan påvirke det fejlregulerede immunsystem i en sådan grad, at sygdommen nulstilles.
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Ministeren og muskelhundenSundhedsvæsenets nye muskelhund, Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed, som har vokset sig stor og stærk. Men den er anskaffet som et uregerligt bæst, der skal udføre et oprydningsarbejde.
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Blev politikerne vildledt af embedsmændene?Åbent brev til regionsrådsformand Bent Hansen: Har du nogensinde overvejet, om det var en klog disposition at nedlægge fertilitetsklinikken på Aarhus Universitetshospital?
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Microsoft Xbox One X Review: Prep Yourself for the 4K, High-Performance FutureThe ever-faster new Xbox puts better performance and 4K HDR gaming in your living room.
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The Xbox One X Is the Perfect Console for Lazy PC GamersHere’s a fact rarely discussed outside of nerdy gaming circles: The guts of your video game console actually matter. Once upon a time games were designed to run the same on every console, and in some cases (like the massive multiplayer first person shooter Destiny 2 ), games are still designed that way. But most games have what is called a “dynamic resolution” with the resolution shifting on a sp
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Ars Technica
Xbox One X review: An exclamation point for hardware, a question mark for softwareEnlarge / A lot of tech packed into this svelte box. When the Xbox One launched in 2013 , Microsoft had to try to convince gamers that extra features and hardware like the Kinect made its console worth $100 more than Sony’s PlayStation 4. Today, Microsoft is trying to convince many of those same gamers that the extra horsepower in the Xbox One X makes it worth $100 more than the PS4 Pro for the d
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Science | The Guardian
From Miami to Shanghai: 3C of warming will leave world cities below sea levelAn elevated level of climate change would lock in irreversible sea-level rises affecting hundreds of millions of people, Guardian data analysis shows Hundreds of millions of urban dwellers around the world face their cities being inundated by rising seawaters if latest UN warnings that the world is on course for 3C of global warming come true, according to a Guardian data analysis. Related: The t
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Science | The Guardian
Why we can't leave AI in the hands of Big TechOur fear is that a GM-style public backlash to AI might lead to a clampdown on its use in the public sector – leaving private companies to use it unchecked Fresh breakthroughs in artificial intelligence come thick and fast these days. Last month, Google’s DeepMind revealed its latest Go-playing AI which mastered the ancient game from scratch in a mere 70 hours. AI can spot cancer in medical scans
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Leder: Viking Link – en mørklagt forbindelseEl Energi-infrastruktur
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Er it-sikkerhed sundhedsvæsenets stedbarn?Sundhedsvæsenet buldrer af sted med opbygning af kæmpedatabaser, onlinetjenester og internetopkoblet hospitalsudstyr. Men det kniber med at få it-sikkerhedskulturen til at følge med. https://www.version2.dk/1082323 Version2
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Dagens Medicin
Ellen Trane Nørby: Yngre læger må ikke stå alene med ansvaretProtesterne efter landsretsdommen i Svendborgsagen rettede sig mod Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed. Men debatten er også tegn på noget mere omfattende: at yngre læger i alt for høj grad har oplevet at være ladt i stikken i akutberedskabet, siger sundhedsminister Ellen Trane Nørby (V).
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Vil man have en styrelse for kontrol og straf eller en styrelse for patient- sikkerhed?Læger skal fokusere på at redde patienten, ikke på at redde deres egen røv, mener Beth Lilja, der efter mere end 20 års fokus på patientsikkerhed er bekymret for den nye linje fra patientsikkerhedsstyrelsen. Af Lasse Lange Det kan være svært at beskrive duften af brændt hud. Men når først man bemærker den, er man ikke i tvivl. Den erfaring har alt for mange danske læger gjort sig. På operationsst
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Svendborgsagen skaber frygt for forfølgelse af lægerSag 1: I den såkaldte Svendborgsag har Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed fået kritik for at straffe den enkelte i stedet for at rette op på et defekt system.
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Dagens Medicin
Politianmeldelse ved død af meningitis opleves som et skråplanSag 2: Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed tog tidligere på efteråret det usædvanlige skridt at politianmelde to læger for at have svigtet i deres arbejde.
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Påbud i Slagelse haltede efter hospitalets egen planSag 3: Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed har dikteret, at Slagelse Sygehus ikke længere må modtage visse akutte neurologiske patienter. Hospitalet mener, at problemerne er løst.
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Dagens Medicin
84 procentNu da PLO-overenskomsten er vedtaget, er tvunget til at se konstruktivt på, så nejstemmernes dystre profetier ikke bliver til virkelighed.
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The Atlantic
Radio Atlantic: Khizr Khan on What Patriotism RequiresSince the 2016 election heightened America's deep political divides, the mantle of patriotism has become fodder for a bitter tug-of-war. Is it patriotic to leak a presidential secret? To voice dissent during a national rite? Should a general running the White House be deferred to or defied? In this episode, Atlantic journalists Krishnadev Calamur and Sigal Samuel talk with Khizr Khan, the Gold St
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
RefEx, a web tool for a comfortable search of reference data for gene expression analysisA large variety of data of life science (such as gene expression) is accumulated in the public database, but it is difficult to use.A web tool RefEx can easily search gene expression data available in public databases to obtain reference data for genetic analysis without bench-top experiments.RefEx is expected to contribute widely and greatly to life science and medical research as a powerful tool
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Science confirms you should stop and smell the rosesA UBC researcher says there's truth to the idea that spending time outdoors is a direct line to happiness. In fact, Holli-Anne Passmore says if people simply take time to notice the nature around them, it will increase their general happiness and well-being.
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Biomarkers may provide early warning of lung problems in 9/11 firefightersBlood biomarkers appear to be an early-warning signal for the accelerated loss of lung function and airway obstruction in firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center disaster, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
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Ars Technica
On last day of work, rogue Twitter employee deactivated Trump’s accountEnlarge / The Twitter timeline of US President Donald Trump is seen on June 29, 2017, in Bydgoszcz, Poland after he insulted TV show host Mika Brzezinski on the platform claiming he was bullied by Mrs. Brzezinski and her co-hosts on their show Morning Joe on MSNBC. (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Twitter announced Thursday evening that an employee, on his or her last day of work
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Ingeniøren
Stik imod løfterne: Dansk sololøb med nye togsignalerDanmark kommer til at stå alene med risikoen ved EU’s nye digitale signalsystem, mens andre lande holder igen. Banedanmark lovede ellers politikerne velafprøvet teknologi i det 20 milliarder kroner dyre projekt.
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Live Science
Miscarriage: Signs, Symptoms & CausesA miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy before the 20-week mark in the pregnancy. The medical term for a miscarriage is spontaneous abortion.
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Gizmodo
iPhone X Thieves Reportedly Rob $370,000 Worth of Phones From UPS Truck Before Launch DayImage: Apple Tomorrow Apple will lift the veil off its long-awaited, very expensive new iPhone. But earlier today, three reportedly “husky” dudes made off with as many as 313 iPhone X devices. The phones were apparently sitting inside a UPS truck outside of a San Francisco Apple store when they were stolen earlier this afternoon. The iPhone X may be best known for its price and screen; at $1,000,
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Worldwide 52 million children living with viral hepatitisNew data presented at this year's World Hepatitis Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, show that 52 million children are living with viral hepatitis worldwide, compared to 2.1 million children living with HIV/AIDS.
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Gizmodo
How to Get the iPhone X's Exclusive New Ringtone on Your Older iPhoneOne of the many ways Apple sets its smartphones apart from the herd is with special ringtones, dating back to the original iPhone and its iconic Marimba melody . The iPhone X is no different. It features an exclusive default ringtone called “Reflection,” so that everyone around you will know that you shelled out for the pricey new gadget as soon as it starts to ring. If you’re looking to status s
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BBC News - Science & Environment
New orangutan species discovered in IndonesiaScientists have just identified a new great ape species - and it's already in danger.
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Gizmodo
Deadspin Take Away The Refs’ Mics | Jezebel A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued forDeadspin Take Away The Refs’ Mics | Jezebel A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued for $38 Million | Earther There’s a Damn Good Chance Your Neighbor Thinks Chemtrails Are Real | Splinter Billionaire Owner Shuts DNAInfo and Gothamist Down Just Days After They Vote to Unionize | The Root Hillary Clinton Rigged the Race Against Bernie Sanders and Donna Brazile Has Proof |
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Ingeniøren
Ingeniør efter ti år i byggebranchen: Her er mine karriererådFor ti år siden kunne Ingeniø­rens læsere i Jobtræf Århus møde konstruktionsingeniøren Anders Christensen. Dengang var han nyuddannet og netop gået i gang med sit første store byggeprojekt. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/ingenior-efter-ti-ar-byggebranchen-her-mine-karriererad-10787 Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder
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Science | The Guardian
Huge news: scientists solve mystery of dead male woolly mammothsYoung male Ice Age mammoths probably roamed alone and got themselves into risky situations more often than their female counterparts, study finds Scientists have solved the mystery of why the overwhelming majority of mammoth fossils are male. Much like wild elephants today, young male Ice Age mammoths probably roamed alone and more often got themselves into risky situations where they were swept
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Novel technology ties brain circuits to alertnessFor the first time, researchers have tied several brain circuits to alertness. The findings enhance scientists' understanding of the forces driving alertness, a brain state that's essential to survival, by showing that diverse cell types throughout the brain together produce this state.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Noninvasive procedure is superior to steroid injection for painful knee osteoarthritisFor patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, a minimally invasive procedure called cooled radiofrequency ablation (CRFA) provides better pain reduction and functional improvement compared to steroid injection of the knee, concludes a study.
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NeuWrite San Diego
Fact or Fiction: False Memories from Replicants to RitualsMild spoilers for the film Blade Runner 2049 follow. In Blade Runner’s world, it is the year 2049, and Earth looks substantially different than in 2017. Our fair city of San Diego is a literal garbage dump, crops are unable to grow outdoors, a single corporation dominates all agriculture and industry. The skies of […]
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Popular Science
There’s apparently a giant void in the Great Pyramid. Here’s why we don’t know what’s in there.Science The space was recently discovered using particle physics, and cosmic rays. Gone are the days when an archeologist would go into a site explosively, dynamite blasting. Today’s discoveries have to be made more carefully.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Unemployment triggers increase in child neglect, according to new researchThe number of reported cases of child neglect in the United States of America increased as a result of the spike in unemployment following the financial crisis of 2007-08, according to new Oxford University research. The first study of its kind, suggests that unemployment can cause an increase in child neglect because parents have more limited access to the resources required to provide for a chil
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
10-year fall in blood cholesterol of Malaysia heart attack patients suggests statin impactA ten-year decline in the blood cholesterol of heart attack patients in Malaysia suggests that statins are having a positive impact, according to an observational study in nearly 49,000 patients presented at the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress 2017 (AFCC2017).
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Patients report worse care experience in GP practices owned by limited companiesNew research published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine concludes that patients registered to general practices owned by limited companies, including large organisations, reported worse experiences of their care than other patients.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Retired professional footballers at higher risk of knee osteoarthritisRetired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, a study has revealed.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Combined therapies increase side effects for patients with advanced breast cancerPatients with advanced breast cancer who are treated with a combination of drugs that target specific molecules important for cancer development and also the hormones that are driving it are at increased risk of suffering adverse side effects.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Are cities affecting evolution?In the first study to take a comprehensive look at the way urbanization is affecting evolution, researchers say they've found a 'wake-up call for the public, governments and other scientists.'
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Fantastic journey: How newborn neurons to find their proper place in the adult brainFor the first time (in mice), a new article explains how baby neurons -- precursors called neuroblasts, generated from a permanent pocket of stem cells in a brain area called the V-SVZ -- make an incredible journey from their place of birth through a special tunnel called the RMS to their target destination in the olfactory bulb.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Physicists show how lifeless particles can become 'life-like' by switching behaviorsPhysicists have shown how a system of lifeless particles can become 'life-like' by collectively switching back and forth between crystalline and fluid states -- even when the environment remains stable.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
New pathway identified as a target for precision medicine against a common brain tumorNew research findings raise hopes for developing combination targeted therapy to treat medulloblastoma and other tumors linked to over-activation of an important signaling pathway.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Adolescents don't just think of themselvesParents often see that when their sweet, socially-minded children become adolescents they change into selfish 'hotel guests' who think only of themselves. But adolescents become increasingly better at weighing up one another's interests, development psychologists have discovered.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Preventing a genetic uprising in early lifeMolecules called endosiRNAs help us avoid genetic chaos, according to a new study. Much of the human genome contains pieces of DNA called transposons, a form of genetic parasite. When active, transposons can damage genes so it is important to keep them inactive. Early in the human life cycle controlling transposons is particularly difficult. This latest research reveals how endosiRNAs keep our gen
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Exercise can counteract treatment side-effects, improve cardiovascular fitness in women with advanced breast cancerTaking part in regular exercise can reduce fatigue and pain, and improve cardiovascular health and quality of life in women being treated for advanced breast cancer, according to new research.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Chip-based sensors with incredible sensitivityIn London's St. Paul's Cathedral, a whisper can be heard far across the circular whispering gallery as the sound curves around the walls. Now, an optical whispering gallery mode resonator can spin light around the circumference of a tiny sphere millions of times, creating an ultrasensitive microchip-based sensor for multiple applications.
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Gizmodo
Bidet Toilet Seats: $20 vs. $750A8 Serenity Treating yourself to a bidet toilet seat may be the best money you ever spend . Not only will it actually get you clean, but it will pay for itself in saved toilet paper almost instantly. We regularly see bidet toilet seats go for ~$20 on Kinja Deals , and Tushy comes in at fifty bucks if you grab a deal from our Promotions Team [Sponsored]. So what sets apart models that cost almost
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Futurity.org
An anti-poverty effort created jobs but didn’t fix inequalityNew research examines former President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty initiative in the 1960s and its legacy in American cities. In an article in the Journal of Urban History , historian Claire Dunning argues that New Careers, one of Johnson’s lesser-known anti-poverty programs, and the theory behind it contributed to the growth of the nonprofit sector across the United States, but also perpetua
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Resisting alien invasionsInvasive species are can be hugely detrimental to marine ecosystems. Take Caulerpa taxifolia as an example, suggest investigators.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Lack of oxygen, not blood flow, delays brain maturation in preterm infantsPreviously, it was believed that lack of blood flow was causing preterm brain cells to die. Instead, these critically important cells simply fail to develop normally, report investigators. This finding creates an opportunity to determine ways to restore oxygen loss and potentially reduce life-long impacts of preterm survivors.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Pancreatic cancer survival linked to four genesAlterations in four main genes are responsible for how long patients survive with pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Blood-clotting protein prevents repair in the brainScientists have uncovered a promising new therapeutic strategy to repair myelin in the brain. Surprisingly, it's associated with a protein in the blood.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Cells driving gecko's ability to re-grow its tail identifiedA researcher has discovered the spinal cord of the gecko's tail houses a special type of stem cell known as the radial glia. When the tail detaches, these cells jump into action by proliferating and making different proteins in response to the injury. The result is a brand new spinal cord. This finding has implications for developing a way to treat humans with spinal cord injuries.
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Dagens Medicin
Dansk professor hædres med international prisPer Soelberg Sørensen er blevet tildelt ‘The Charcot Award’.
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Gizmodo
Tim Cook Says If You Can Afford Nice Coffee You Can Buy a $1,000 PhoneImage: Unsplash The iPhone X costs more than any phone Apple has ever sold, starting at $1,000 a pop. But Apple expects people will buy truckloads of them anyways, according to the company’s earnings release today , and CEO Tim Cook seems to believe you can afford one, too, because if you break a monthly payment plan down, it’s “less than a coffee a day at one of those expensive coffee places.” A
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Gizmodo
Twitter Employee Nuked Trump's Account for 11 Glorious Minutes [Updated]This is not a drill. Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, appears to have been momentarily deleted or suspended. The account was offline for a few minutes this afternoon before reappearing, during which time visitors to his account were greeted with an error that states, “That page doesn’t exist.” It’s not clear whether the president’s account was suspended, if he deleted it
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: Provocative ClaimsWhat We’re Following Money Matters: President Trump nominated Jerome Powell , a Republican lawyer who currently serves on the Federal Reserve Board, as its next chair. Powell takes a moderate approach to monetary policy, and will likely get bipartisan support for his Senate confirmation. And Republican lawmakers released the full version of their tax plan, which includes a cap to the mortgage-int
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NatureNews - Most recent articles - nature.com science feeds
Controversial chairman of US House science committee to retireRepresentative Lamar Smith, a Republican from Texas, will not run for re-election in 2018. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22954
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Nanosensors demystify brain chemistryNanosensors are incredible information-gathering tools for myriad applications, including molecular targets such as the brain. Neurotransmitter molecules govern brain function through chemistry found deep within the brain, so researchers are developing nanosensors to gain a better understanding of exactly how this all plays out.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists identify hotspots of coastal risks in Latin America and the CaribbeanThe catastrophic 2017 hurricane season provided ample demonstrations of the vulnerability of populations and infrastructure in coastal areas to natural disasters. A new study identifies hotspots of coastal risks throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Left or right? Like humans, bees have a preferenceA discovery that bees have individual flying direction preferences could lead to strategies for steering drone aircraft fleets.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Genetic history: Searching for the African roots of Noir Marron communitiesScientists have shown that members of Maroon communities in South America -- formed over four centuries ago by Africans who escaped slavery -- have remarkably preserved their African genetic heritage (98 percent). In contrast, the same cannot be said for African descendants from Brazil and Colombia.
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Futurity.org
This molecule makes teen brains matureA single molecule called laminin alpha 5 is crucial to the maturing of teenagers’ brains, new research suggests. For a decade, the team behind the research had sought answers to a fundamental question: How does the brain, marked by frantic growth of synaptic connections between cells, grow up and mature? “Up until early adulthood, synapses between cells are wild, more plastic; they shrink and gro
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Futurity.org
Extra sharp ‘SuperAgers’ report better social livesPositive, warm, and trusting friendships may be a vital key to a slower decline in memory and cognitive functioning. SuperAgers—people 80 and older who have cognitive ability at least as good as people in their 50s or 60s—report having more satisfying, high-quality relationships compared to their cognitively average, same-age peers. Previous SuperAger research has focused on their biological diff
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Newly discovered volcanic rock minerals may offer new insights into earth's evolutionScientists have found evidence showing that komatiites, or three-billion-year old volcanic rock found within the Earth's mantle, had a different composition than modern ones. Their discovery may offer new information about the first one billion years of Earth's development and early origins of life.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Shedding light on the mystery of matter accretion in young starsAstronomers are shedding light on the mystery of matter accretion in young stars. Their discovery helps explain how matter accumulates on the surface of a young star and reconciles the theory behind and observations on the accretion process -- a matter of debate among astrophysicists because of the limited number of theoretical models and actual observations.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Wrinkles give heat a jolt in pillared grapheneHeat transport through pillared graphene could be made faster by manipulating the junctions between sheets of graphene and the nanotubes that connect them, according to researchers.
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Ars Technica
Companies claim marijuana makes cancer “commit suicide,” FDA loses itEnlarge / CBD All-Natural Hemp Oil by That's Natural! is sold as a supplement but should be regulated as a drug, the FDA says. (credit: That’s Natural! Marketing & Consulting ) The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday publicly scolded and threatened companies claiming that marijuana-based products could treat or cure cancer. In the harshly worded announcement, the agency suggested that the “
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The Atlantic
The GOP Targets America’s Most Loved and Hated Tax BreakIf there is one part of the tax code that is almost universally excoriated by economists, it is the mortgage-interest deduction. Emerging from a 1913 provision that allowed business owners like farmers to deduct any interest they paid on business expenses, the mortgage-interest deduction now lets people who buy homes deduct part of the cost of their mortgage on their taxes. According to the Joint
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Viden
Dansk professor: Det kan vi lære af det skjulte rum i Keops-pyramidenDet nyopdagede hulrum har primært byggeteknisk betydning, mener den danske ægyptolog Kim Ryholt
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The Atlantic
The Mercers Wash Their Hands of MiloIn a rare acknowledgement of the controversies caused by his family’s political advocacy, billionaire Republican donor Robert Mercer is stepping down from his hedge fund and selling his stake in Breitbart News to his daughters. The move was announced in a letter Mercer reportedly sent to employees of his investment fund, Renaissance Technologies. In the letter, Mercer disavowed Milo Yiannopoulos,
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Jeff and TaxesToday in 5 Lines House Republicans unveiled their new tax bill, which is designed to cut taxes for corporations and middle-class families. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Jeff Sessions reportedly rejected a suggested meeting between candidate Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, appearing to contradict his testimony before Congress in June. Sam Clovis, President Trump’s nomin
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Gizmodo
The 10 Best Deals of November 2, 2017We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals , but these were our ten favorites today. Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance to save. You can also join our Kinja Deals Community Facebook group to connect with your fellow deal hunters, and get notified of the deals you’re most interested in with our new Facebook chat bot
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Big Think
What Happened When I Made My Students Turn off Their PhonesA college professor used YONDR pouches to stop students from accessing their smartphones. Read More
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Computer program helps doctors detect acute kidney injury earlier to save livesEmbedding a decision support tool in the hospital electronic health record increases detection of acute kidney injury, reducing its severity and improving survival. The results address one of the most costly and deadly conditions affecting hospitalized patients, providing evidence that computers analyzing changes in renal function can alert doctors of acute kidney injury before the condition is ob
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Science | The Guardian
Alexander von Humboldt on the loss of his meteorological instrumentsThe 19th century explorer sometimes felt that his efforts to record the natural world made his journeys more difficult and called unencumbered travellers ‘lucky’. The explorer Alexander von Humboldt is fed up, frustrated and far from home. He waits in a miserable village, by the Magdalena river in Colombia in 1801. “It was suffocatingly hot; at this time of year there is not a breath of wind. Fee
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Ars Technica
L.A. Noire is too big to download to a standard SwitchEnlarge / Golden era imagery like this takes up a lot of download space relative to the Switch's internal storage. If you're hoping to download Rockstar's L.A. Noire to your Switch later this month, you'd better be ready to invest in a microSD card for extra storage space (if you haven't already). Rockstar has announced that the Switch port will be a 29GB download from Nintendo's eShop, which exc
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Scientists link pancreatic cancer survival to four genesAlterations in four main genes are responsible for how long patients survive with pancreatic cancer, according to a new study in Jama Oncology.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Wrinkles give heat a jolt in pillared grapheneHeat transport through pillared graphene could be made faster by manipulating the junctions between sheets of graphene and the nanotubes that connect them, according to Rice University researchers.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Lack of oxygen, not blood flow, delays brain maturation in preterm infantsPreviously, it was believed that lack of blood flow was causing preterm brain cells to die. Instead, these critically important cells simply fail to develop normally. This finding creates an opportunity to determine ways to restore oxygen loss and potentially reduce life-long impacts of preterm survivors.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Shedding light on the mystery of matter accretion in young starsAn international team of researchers from multiple institutions, including INRS, is shedding light on the mystery of matter accretion in young stars. Published in the Nov. 1, 2017 Science Advances online journal, their discovery helps explain how matter accumulates on the surface of a young star and reconciles the theory behind and observations on the accretion process -- a matter of debate among
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Psoriasis (PsO) patients at higher risk for serious liver diseaseCompared to controls, patients with psoriasis (PsO) are at higher risk for serious liver disease than patients with rheumatoid arthritis -- two autoimmune diseases often treated with similar drugs that can cause liver damage, reports a study this week in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Ars Technica
Security vs. convenience? IoT requires another level of thinking about riskEnlarge / IoT products like Amazon Key come with a whole set of risks that consumers aren't equipped to assess themselves. (credit: Amazon ) Every time a major Internet-connected-product is released, we keep coming back to the debate over security vs. convenience. The progression of arguments goes something like this: One group expresses outrage/skepticism/ridicule of how this product doesn't nee
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic Interview: New Weekly Podcast Hosted by Jeffrey GoldbergWhen The Atlantic launches its new longform interview podcast next week—a weekly conversation between editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the figures shaping society—the audience will feel like they have a seat right at the table. Intimacy, candor, and personality set the tone for The Atlantic Interview , which premieres November 8 with guest Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (plus a cameo by The Atlanti
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Ars Technica
Lamar Smith, chair of House Science Committee, leaving CongressEnlarge / A protester at Science March Austin shares his frustration with Lamar Smith. (credit: Nathan Mattise) Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today acknowledged he is retiring at the end of his current term. Smith was one of the key sponsors of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which attracted widespread criticism for the powers it would grant companies going after copyright infringement. For the past f
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Ars Technica
China’s secretive spaceplane may launch in 2020Enlarge / Chinese Premier Li Keqiang inspects the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation in Beijing on April 27, 2017. (credit: Xinhua/Xie Huanchi via Getty Images) There have been rumors about China's development of a spaceplane for the better part of a decade, but now the vehicle has a tentative launch date. According to a statement from China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporat
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Big Think
Scientists Scan Great Pyramid with Cosmic Rays, Find Hidden ChamberResearchers believe it may help uncover the secret to how the pyramid was built. Read More
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Ars Technica
Republican tax plan kills electric vehicle creditEnlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images) The nascent market for electric cars will suffer a big setback if the Republican tax plan released on Thursday enters into law. Among the changes to the current tax code would be an end to the Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Credit . That's the tax incentive that currently means up to $7,500 back from the IRS when you purchase a new bat
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Gizmodo
New Discovery Suggests Quarks Can Undergo Explosive Fusion ReactionsImage: Daniel Dominguez/CERN Our Sun is powered by a fundamental phenomenon whereby atoms combine to unleash tremendous amounts of energy. But atoms might not be the only things that participate in this explosive reaction. Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider’s LHCb experiment recently discovered a new particle whose constituent parts required lots of energy to bind together. But another team
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
How do adult brain circuits regulate new neuron production?Researchers identified a brain circuit that controls neuron development in the adult brain. It runs from near the front of the brain back to the hippocampus, a learning- and memory-related structure. The finding ultimately could have implications for understanding and treating many brain disorders arising from aberrant hippocampal neurogenesis, including epilepsy, schizophrenia, depression, and Al
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Key to better asparagus identified in evolution of sex chromosomesWorking with an international team of breeders and genome scientists, plant biologists have sequenced the genome of garden asparagus as a model for sex chromosome evolution.
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New Scientist - News
Breathing pure oxygen could heal footballers with concussionUp to 5 per cent people who are concussed suffer long-term health problems. Research suggests that bouts of hyperbaric oxygen therapy might help
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Gizmodo
The Unquotable Trump Uses the U.S. President’s Own Words to Turn Him Into a Comic Book VillainAfter the November 2016 election, Robert Sikoryak felt an urge he couldn’t resist. Referring to the victory of Donald Trump, the award-winning cartoonist says “I really just wanted to put something out in the world that just said, ‘I object.’” That work is The Unquotable Trump , a collection that uses some of the president’s most infamous utterances on classic comic book covers. Best known for ma

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