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Egypt archaeologist criticises pyramid void 'discovery'An Egyptian archaeologist overseeing a project to scan a pyramid for voids on Saturday criticised the announcement of a discovery of a passenger plane-sized cavity in the Great Pyramid.
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The Particular Horror of Church Shootings An estimated 24 people have died in a shooting attack on a rural church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, according to Albert Gamez Jr., a Wilson County commissioner. In an interview with MSNBC, he estimated that 20 to 24 others have been injured. The attack comes in the wake of another church shooting outside of Nashville, Tennessee, in September, where a 25-year-old man allegedly opened fire on Bur
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Ny metode dræber multiresistente bakterier med kold plasmaKold plasma kan dræbe bakterier i sår og stimulere heling. Virksomheden bag teknologien håber, behandlingen vil blive rutine ved operationer og kroniske sår.
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Terrawatch: the rivers taking plastic to the oceans Just 10 river systems transport more than 90% of all plastic waste to the world’s seas, new research shows Every minute one rubbish lorry’s-worth of plastic is dumped into the sea. If we continue at this rate, some estimate that our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. So where does all the plastic come from? New research reveals that just 10 river systems transport more than 90% o
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Three Kinds of Happiness, and How to Achieve Them. The question isn't "are you happy"... but rather "what kind of happy are you"? Read More
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Search for 'Bisexual' on Twitter Right Now, and No News, Photos, or Videos Show Up Photo: AP What’s going on here? Numerous Twitter users have noticed that searching for the terms bisexual or bisexuality (with or without a hashtag) and clicking on the fields for photo, video, or news results returns nothing but a message stating, “The term you entered did not bring up any results. You may have mistyped your term or your search setting could be protecting you from some potential
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Would You Take An Exercise Pill? Lazy but want to stay in shape? You may soon be able to have it both ways, thanks to a new pill in testing from GlaxoSmithKline. Read More
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Taxpayers pay twice for crucial drugs like Avastin | LettersBig pharma companies are charging over the odds for medicines developed with public funding, write Heidi Chow and Tabitha Ha It is shocking, but not surprising, that big drugs companies are threatening to sue the NHS for using cheaper versions of drugs that could save people from going blind ( Drug firms trying to stop cheap eye treatment on NHS , 1 November). Another part of this story is that th
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The Best Toothbrush You Can Buy Has Never Been Cheaper Philips Sonicare DiamondClean , $200 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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Here's What Happens To Your Used Oil Filters Oil filters are an often overlooked car component, but our own David Tracy has established that they can actually be quite interesting . One thing you may not know is that when an oil filter is just dumped in a trashcan in the Wegman’s parking lot, it will probably just end up in a landfill somewhere. Here’s a strong case for making sure you recycle them instead. But what happens if they are recy
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Saudi Arabia's Very Public, Very Risky Palace Intrigue Details are still emerging about why, exactly, 11 of Saudi Arabia's richest and most influential businessmen and politicians are being held at the Ritz Carlton and other five-star hotels across Riyadh. But one thing is clear: Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s purge Saturday of high- ranking leaders in the kingdom is yet another sign of the crown prince’s consolidation of power since he ascended to the
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Black Panther Takes on Wolverine in Ambitious Fan Trailer Image: Marvel Studios King of Wakanda versus the strongest man in Canada. Vibranium vs. Adamantium. Heroism vs. Revenge. In this impressive fan trailer, Wolverine’s roaring rampage is opposed by Marvel’s best king. Created by stryder HD , this fan trailer mashes up footage from a number of X-Men movies and the recent Black Panther trailer to pit Wolverine against the Wakandan hero. In a world whe
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Donald Trump Asked Why 'Samurai' Japan Isn't Shooting Down North Korean Missiles Photo: AP President Donald Trump has headed to Japan at the head of an 11-day Asian tour, with last-ditch efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis before it spirals out of control at the top of the agenda. And, true to form, the guy is not exactly being a confidence builder with respect to his understanding of missile defense systems. According to the Japan Times , diplomatic sources co
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Coal Only Supplied 2% of U.K. Electricity in the First Six Months of 2017Coal only supplied 2% of electricity in the United Kingdom during the first six months of 2017 - a stark contrast to just five years ago, where coal represented about 40% of the electricity... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Why the Next Music Album You Buy Will Have 45 Songs The way that hits are now calculated, impossibly long albums may be on the horizon. Read More
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This New Religion From a Silicon Valley Pioneer Worships AI as an Emerging Godhead A noted Silicon Valley engineer and robotics researcher creates a church worshipping Artificial Intelligence. Read More
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Sir John Soane's museum recreates architect's vision of pharaoh's tomb Soane spent £2,000 transporting 3,000-year-old carved sarcophagus of Seti I to his home for exhibition, and museum has recreated its eerie illumination When the architect Sir John Soane finally managed to install his greatest treasure in his extraordinary combined home, studio and museum in London, he threw a three-day party to celebrate. The sarcophagus of the pharaoh Seti I, carved from a singl
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Thor: Ragnarok Originally Had A Silly, John Hughes-Style Flashback Image: Marvel Studios When Taika Waititi conceived Thor: Ragnarok for Marvel, he had more than Flash Gordon in mind. In fact, he initially wanted to throw a little John Hughes ‘80s teen comedy into the mix, too. Talking to Josh Horowitz on the Happy Sad Confusing podcast , Waititi revealed how his Hughes influence, which included using some footage from his ‘80s films in his original pitch to Mar
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Scientists Solve a Dengue Mystery: Why Second Infection Is Worse than FirstAntibodies from a first bout can raise the risk of more severe disease if the virus is contracted later -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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How We Used VR to Explore What Music Feels Like to a Deaf PersonWith the help of two deaf collaborators, virtual reality producers at The Times made an immersive video about the experience of hearing music after receiving a cochlear implant.
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Sunday's Best Deals: Luggage, Wake-Up Lights, Logitech Harmony, and More PlayStation Plus , Philips Wake-Up lights , and a huge one-day luggage sale kick off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Perlesmith TV Wall Mount , $14 It doesn’t offer full articulation left and right, but $14 is about as good a price as you’ll see for a tilting TV wall mount . Logitech Harmony Smart Control
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Danmark risikerer at skulle rydde op efter amerikansk atomreaktor i GrønlandSlutspillet om koldkrigsbyen Camp Century under indlandsisen nærmer sig, og meget tyder på, at Danmark hæfter for regningen, hvis oprydningen bliver sat i gang.
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Gut bacteria may make or break your chances of cancer treatment working Enlarge / After fecal transplants from responding humans, the gut cells of mice (blue) were flooded with cancer-fighting immune cells (red, green) (credit: Dr. Luigi Nezi] ) New, potent cancer therapies can act like daggers pressed into the hindquarters of the immune system, prodding it to lunge at any cancerous cells in the body. When the drugs work, the immune system tramples tumors into oblivi
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15 ways to be more secure online DIY Protect your accounts, avoid scams, and keep randos off your Wi-Fi. In what seem like a dark and troubled era for the internet, there is a shining path you can follow to keep yourself save. These 15 tips and tricks will set you on your…
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Wisconsin Lawmaker Wants to Block Abortion Access to Boost the Labor Force Screenshot via @NARAL/Twitter During a WI state Assembly debate this week over a bill to block abortions from state health insurance plans , Republican state representative Scott Allen put forth the argument that abortions should be stopped to correct labor shortages in the market. The GOP lawmaker argued that while abortion is “wrong,” it is perfectly acceptable to force women to procreate so th
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Donald Trump's Twitter Hiatus Tops This Week's Internet News RoundupThe president's Twitter account went down for a few minutes last week. A lot of people had feelings about it.
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This Timelapse of the Night Sky Over Old West Ghost Towns Will Leave You Misty Eyed Photo Courtesy Gavin Heffernan / Project SKYGLOW There’s an existential beauty in the fact that everything on this Earth will eventually fall into decay; that our vibrant world is littered with the abandoned husks of past life, past ecosystems, and past civilizations. Even relics that speak to humanity’s exploitation of the natural world can take on a quiet elegance with the passage of time. Few
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Set an alert: Do not miss The Farthest on PBS Enlarge / An icon of exploration. (credit: NASA/JPL ) I've made no secret that the Voyager probes' journey through the outer Solar System was a major influence on my childhood. So I was shocked to find out that I had missed the airing of what may be the definitive story of their mission. I was fortunate enough to correct my mistake thanks to NYU's science journalism program . For anyone else at a
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Readers Respond to the July 2017 IssueLetters to the editor from the July 2017 issue of Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Image of the Day: Malaria HologramOptical engineers have developed a portable field microscope that could aid the diagnosis of diseased cells.
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Antropocæn: En geologisk og politisk kamppladsDer er gode argumenter for at definere en ny geologisk periode ud fra menneskets synlige aftryk på Jorden, vurderer eksperter. Men der er også modstand blandt geologer og antropologer.
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How Racial Data Gets 'Cleaned' in the U.S. Census At a doctor’s visit, on a college-admissions application, or even in a consumer-marketing survey, Americans are regularly asked to classify themselves by race. Some protest this request by “declining to answer,” as forms often allow. After all, racial categories are social constructs . They don’t connote biological or genetic difference. More From Our Partners The Saintliness of Undecayed Corpses
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Why We Should All Be Using the Encrypted Chat App SignalEncrypted, simple, and free, Signal is the one messaging app you need on your phone.
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It's Mostly Mothers Who Pass on MitochondriaA new theory says it’s due to the first sexual conflict, which happens when the evolutionary interests of males and females do not coincide -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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These Morning-Transforming Wake-Up Lights Have Never Been Cheaper f Philips HF3500 Wake-Up Light , $35 Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light , $88 Philips GoLite BLU Energy Light , $87 Philips’ Wake-Up lights are some of the most popular items we’ve ever posted , and a few of them are cheaper than ever, for one day only. First up, the entry-level HF3500 is just $35 today , the best price we’ve ever seen by $5. At a very basic level, it’s an alarm clock with a sunrise-si
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The Bleak World of The Girlfriend Experience The universe of The Girlfriend Experience , which returns for a second season on Starz Sunday night, is so sterile you could perform surgery in it. For a show so preoccupied with sex and power—two intrinsically messy subjects—it takes place for the most part in disturbingly pristine environments. A Republican fundraiser, Erica (Anna Friel), lives in a vast townhouse more devoid of clutter and per
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How 'Citizen Housewives' Made Food Cheaper and Safer Today’s shoppers take many features of the modern supermarket for granted: Ground beef is sealed with see-through plastic, prices are clearly labeled on the shelves and known before checkout, and expiration dates are clearly indicated on packaging. But without grassroots organizing by women throughout the 20th century against rotting ingredients, high food prices, and indecipherable freshness cod
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Invasive species are a growing global threat'The Aliens Among Us' describes how invasive species are colonizing — and disrupting — ecosystems worldwide.
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Computer says no: why making AIs fair, accountable and transparent is crucial As powerful AIs proliferate in society, the ability to trace their decisions, challenge them and remove ingrained biases has become a key area of research In October, American teachers prevailed in a lawsuit with their school district over a computer program that assessed their performance. The system rated teachers in Houston by comparing their students’ test scores against state averages. Those
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How to Keep Your Bitcoin Safe and SecureBitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have exploded in value—making them an ever-more attractive target for scammers and hackers. Here's how to protect investment.
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The Atomic Theory of OrigamiBy reimagining the kinks and folds of origami as atoms in a lattice, researchers are uncovering strange behavior hiding in simple structures.
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Why Daimler Researchers Used VR to Become Self-Driving CarsThey really want humans and autonomous vehicles to be friends.
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Kig op: Forladt kinesisk rumstation tumler ukontrolleret mod JordenHusk at dukke dig. Vragstykker på op mod 100 kilo kan ramme Jorden og ingen ved, hvor og hvornår de lander.
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There Are More Black Catholics in the U.S. Than Members of the A.M.E. Church In the wake of this summer’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops decided to create a new, ad hoc committee against racism. According to Anthea Butler , a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, it is the U.S. Church’s first major effort to deal with race since 1979. This is an appropriate moment for the Church to confront thi
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The Quiet Religious-Freedom Fight That Is Remaking America A church outgrows its old building. It finds a vacant warehouse in a middle-class neighborhood, close to the highway and convenient for its congregants. Mortgage money is raised, plans are drawn up, the sale is approved. All that remains is a technicality: securing a zoning-code exemption. Three years and two lawsuits later, the church is at last in its new building—and out $1.2 million. It holds
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Raketdel på hundelufter: 5 stykker rumskrald, der ramte JordenMillioner af stykker rumskrald er i kredsløb om Jorden. Og nogle gange kommer det lidt for tæt på mennesker.
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Life on Mars: Return to EarthIn the series finale of our 360 video series, "Life on Mars," the six crew members living in isolation for a NASA-funded research study exit their habitat in Hawaii after eight months. Follow their return from Mars-like conditions and how they adjust to everyday life.
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Elderly doctor: I lost my license because I don’t know how to use a computer Enlarge / Close-up of an opened prescription bottle, labelled as containing the opioid hydrocodone, as a number of its pills lie on a white surface, March 14, 2017. (credit: Tom Kelley/Getty Images ) An 84-year-old doctor in New London, New Hampshire, appeared in state court Friday in an effort to regain her medical license, less than a week after closing her office on October 28. State authoriti
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Trump Should Help North Korea Keep Its Nukes Safe Only a handful of nations have ever attempted to acquire a nuclear weapon—the ultimate status symbol—but once they did so, all took seriously the responsibility of managing their nuclear arsenals. Now, a new member is joining the club, one whose track record of recklessness, aggression, and inscrutability make terrifying the idea that it, too, will possess the ultimate weapon. Yet the real worry
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Tiny Fiji looks for global impact at Bonn climate talksFiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama brings a sobering message as he presides over UN climate talks in Bonn this week—climate change is real, it's already having disastrous impacts on his people and only urgent action can address the problem.
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Mexico captures rare vaquita porpoise in bid to save speciesMexico said Saturday it had captured a rare vaquita marina porpose—a female of reproductive age—as part of a last-ditch bid to save the critically endangered species.
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Blockchain becoming the rage at US business schoolsUS business schools are beefing up training in the software that underlies digital currency bitcoin, a technology expected to be a game changer in many industries.
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AP finds hackers hijacked at least 195 Trump web addressesFour years ago, well before the furor over allegations Moscow meddled in the 2016 election that put Donald Trump in the White House, at least 195 web addresses belonging to Trump, his family or his business empire were hijacked by hackers possibly operating out of Russia, The Associated Press has learned.
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Sprint, T-Mobile end merger talksWireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile called off a potential merger, saying the companies couldn't come to an agreement that would benefit customers and shareholders.
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Study finds horse DNA in 10 percent of meat dishes in MexicoA study in Mexico has found horse DNA in almost 10 percent of the ground beef and meat dishes served or sold in public markets, butcher shops, street stalls and taco stands in five Mexican cities.
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SAS-hotellet skyder i vejretByggeriet af SAS-huset midt i København er nu nået til 19. etage ud af 22. Det tager otte-ni dage at opføre en etage afhængig af vejret.
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Anger over Trump support for coal at UN climate talksUS plans to promote coal as a solution to climate change at a key UN meeting rile environmentalists.
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Donald Trump accused of obstructing satellite research into climate changeRepublican-controlled Congress ordered destruction of vital sea-ice probe President Trump has been accused of deliberately obstructing research on global warming after it emerged that a critically important technique for investigating sea-ice cover at the poles faces being blocked. The row has erupted after a key polar satellite broke down a few days ago, leaving the US with only three ageing ones
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Game changer: what does your chosen sport say about you? – personality quiz | Ben Ambridge Your sporting life indicates whether you are you adventurous, agreeable and hard working, say Ben Ambridge We all know that psychology and personality play a crucial role in sport (just ask José Mourinho or Alex Ferguson ). But psychologists have recently identified a link between your sport and your personality type. If you were a professional sportsperson, which sports or events would you go fo
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Mutual understanding in love is attainable with non-native EnglishAs the number of intercultural marriages rises, more and more couples use English as the relationship's lingua franca. 'It's often thought that when the partners learn to speak each other's native languages, they will pick either language as their shared language. But when one is used to speaking a certain language to one another, it becomes difficult to change,' says researcher Kaisa Pietikainen
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Booze and pot use in teens lessens life successYoung adults dependent on marijuana and alcohol are less likely to achieve adult life goals, according to new research by UConn Health scientists presented November 5 at the American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo.
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Batman and Aquaman Are Not Fast Friends in New Justice League Clip Image: Warner Bros That Batman. Good guy and all, but he has a habit of rubbing people the wrong way. For instance: Aquaman. Here, in a clip shared by Comicbook.com , we get a glimpse of the first meeting between Bruce Wayne (Ben Afleck) and (Arthur Curry) in the DC movieverse. It doesn’t go well. Curry doesn’t particularly appreciate being found, and him and Bruce have a confrontation in a remot
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Biologics do not increase the risk of second malignancy in rheumatoid arthritis patientsTreatment with biologics does not increase the risk of a second malignancy in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have a history of cancer, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.
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Online education tool helps teens with juvenile arthritis improve quality of lifeAn internet-based health education and self-management program that offers monthly calls with health coaches improved health-related quality of life for participating teens with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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EULAR and ACR present SLE classification criteria at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual MeetingThe European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) will present the draft of new classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) during a session at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week in San Diego, Calif., at the San Diego Convention Center.
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Obesity associated with higher degree of synovitis in rheumatoid arthritis patientsExcess weight is linked to a higher degree of synovitis in people with rheumatoid arthritis and can affect their treatment response, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acid intake may affect lupus outcomesHigher intake of omega-3 fatty acids was associated with better sleep quality and a decrease in depressive symptoms in lupus patients, among other patient-reported outcomes, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Medical consultation via mobile app lowers costs and delays for arthritis patientsResearchers in China have developed a new online consultation tool for rheumatic disease patients, which may strengthen the interaction between doctors and patients and lead to more efficient management of chronic illness, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Use of cytometry to analyze tissue may aid discovery of rheumatoid arthritis therapiesA newly developed tool to analyze the cellular and molecular profiles of synovial tissue and peripheral blood may help unlock clues about rheumatoid arthritis and lead to better therapies, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Young athletes commonly develop bone marrow edema in the joints of the lower spineYoung athletes commonly develop bone marrow edema in their sacroiliac joints, and this damage is most frequent in the posterior lower ilium according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Digital coaching increases RA patients' medicine adherence & health while reducing flaresA 12-week, digital health coaching program with personalized support from a dedicated health coach improved well-being and decreased symptoms for participants with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Joint damage in healthy military recruits may mimic spondyloarthropathiesThe magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of healthy military recruits showed sacroiliac joint damage similar to that found in axial spondyloarthritis after just six weeks of intensive physical training, reinforcing the importance of exercising caution when interpreting MRI results, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Obesity linked with depressive symptoms & increased disease activity in women with lupusObesity is independently associated with worse patient-reported outcomes in women with systemic lupus erythematosus, including disease activity, depressive symptoms, pain and fatigue, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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New method to preserve tissue yields more viable cells for rheumatoid arthritis researchA new method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue samples could provide researchers with a model for collecting and analyzing samples from different study sites to conduct more centralized research, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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New RISE registry dashboard will help rheumatologists monitor MIPS quality scoresQuality measures reported by rheumatology practices using the RISE registry significantly varied in the first quarter of 2017, with financial repercussions for practices through the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), according to research presented at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.
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Low vitamin D linked to higher risk of renal disease in lupusLow levels of vitamin D were associated with higher rates of end-stage renal disease in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, or lupus, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Methotrexate drug holiday improves flu vaccine efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis patientsPeople with RA who stop taking methotrexate treatment for just two weeks after they have a seasonal flu shot can improve the vaccine's efficacy without increasing RA disease activity, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Spine osteoarthritis patients & those under 65 more likely to use opioids to manage painA large percentage of patients with end-stage knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage their chronic pain, especially those who are younger or have symptoms of depression, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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New psoriatic arthritis treatment guideline presented at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual MeetingAuthors of the new American College of Rheumatology (ACR) / National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) treatment guideline for psoriatic arthritis (PsA) will present their draft recommendations during a session at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week in San Diego. The guideline includes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic recommendations for treating adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis.
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Women who discontinue bisphosphonates for two years or more have higher hip fracture riskWomen who took a drug holiday (temporary or permanent discontinuation of a medicine) from using bisphosphonates for more than two years have a significantly higher risk of a hip fracture compared to others who continued their treatment, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Opioids & antidepressants linked to higher fracture risk in rheumatoid arthritis patientsOpioids and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a widely used group of antidepressants, are both associated with higher risk of osteoporotic fractures for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Obesity linked to lower remission, higher disability in rheumatoid arthritis patientsPatients with rheumatoid arthritis whose body-mass index scores are higher have lower rates of remission and higher rates of disability, and effective weight screening and management should be a central feature of RA management, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Positive sacroiliac MRI scans often observed among healthy people and frequent runnersWhile magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the sacroiliac joints positive for inflammation are not always specific in patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), their prevalence in healthy individuals demonstrates the importance of additional diagnostic measures for axSpA, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Age, CRP levels predict success in tapering of biologics in rheumatoid arthritis patientsRheumatoid arthritis patients in remission may experience more successful tapering of their biologic drugs if they meet a certain set of factors, including younger age, no concomitant steroid use, and low level of serum CRP, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Shock-wave therapy successfully treats finger ulcers in scleroderma patientsExtracorporeal shock-wave therapy at low energy levels showed promise as a new treatment for digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis, or scleroderma, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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New data released on relationship between obesity and spondyloarthropathy outcomesObese patients with axial spondyloarthropathy have worse disease outcomes, including higher disease activity, worse physical function and lower quality of life, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Biologic use during pregnancy may not increase opportunistic infection risks in infantsUsing a biologic therapy to manage rheumatoid arthritis may not significantly increase an infant's risk for developing opportunistic infections like pneumonia, meningitis, and tuberculosis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Diversity rate & poor access to health professionals may influence lupus therapy adherenceAdherence to lupus therapy may be lower among Medicaid beneficiaries who live in areas with higher proportions of African-American individuals, fewer hospitals and less access to health professionals, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
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Mitch McConnell: Tech Companies Should Help Us Weaponize the Internet Against Russia Photo: AP Google, Facebook and Twitter, three of the country’s most prominent tech companies, all testified before Congress this week that they had unintentionally been part of an alleged Russian operation to spread misinformation and propaganda during the 2016 presidential elections. On Saturday, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested that the companies involved could make g
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Kisspeptin boosts male sexual appetite and reduces anxietyIncreased activity of the hormone, kisspeptin, enhances sexual attraction and decreases anxiety in male mice, according to new research presented today at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate. The study is the first to identify that kisspeptin has an important role in regulating sexual and social behaviour and may be a new target for tackling male sexual dysfunction and anx
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The fight against obesity: To tax or not to tax?Preventing obesity has become a major health priority and food taxation has been suggested as a crucial measure in order to achieve this. The debate 'This house believes that the UK population trend in obesity cannot be reversed without food taxation' will be held at the SfE BES 2017, the annual conference of the Society for Endocrinology, in Harrogate. The debate explores whether food taxation is
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Why the Idea That the World Is in Terminal Decline Is so Dangerous The one thing both extremes of Left and Right agree on. Read More
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BioNyt Videnskabens Verden (www.bionyt.dk) er Danmarks ældste populærvidenskabelige tidsskrift for naturvidenskab. Det er det eneste blad af sin art i Danmark, som er helliget international forskning inden for livsvidenskaberne.

Bladet bringer aktuelle, spændende forskningsnyheder inden for biologi, medicin og andre naturvidenskabelige områder som f.eks. klimaændringer, nanoteknologi, partikelfysik, astronomi, seksualitet, biologiske våben, ecstasy, evolutionsbiologi, kloning, fedme, søvnforskning, muligheden for liv på mars, influenzaepidemier, livets opståen osv.

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