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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Branson calls for sustainable rebuilding of storm-battered CaribbeanBritish tycoon Richard Branson called Friday for rebuilding the hurricane-thrashed Caribbean with more durable housing and sustainable energy, to limit the damage of future storms.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giantsWashington is softening its position on European plans to impose taxes on US tech giants such as Apple and Google, officials said this week.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Japan zoo mourns death of love-struck penguinAn elderly penguin who shot to fame in Japan after falling in love with a cardboard cut-out of a cartoon character has died, at the ripe old age of 21.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Lab takes detailed look at 2-D structure of turbulence in tokamaksA key hurdle for fusion researchers is understanding turbulence, the ripples and eddies that can cause the superhot plasma that fuels fusion reactions to leak heat and particles and keep fusion from taking place. Comprehending and reducing turbulence will facilitate the development of fusion as a safe, clean and abundant source of energy for generating electricity from power plants around the worl
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Science | The Guardian
Geoengineering is not a quick fix for climate change, experts warn TrumpLeading researchers and campaigners express concern that geoengineering research could be used as an excuse not to reduce CO2 emissions Leading climate scientists have warned that geoengineering research could be hijacked by climate change deniers as an excuse not to reduce CO2 emissions, citing the US administration under Donald Trump as a major threat to their work. David Keith , a solar geoeng
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Science | The Guardian
Fit in my 40s: ‘My DNA test results are in. How did I do?I congratulate myself – but then spot the mistake in my analysis Remember my DNA test a few weeks ago? I got my results back from FitnessGenes , and spent a couple of hours awed by my own capacities, before I realised how to interpret the information. Starting from the top: ACE is the endurance gene. You either have two copies of the long version, II; two copies of the short, DD; or one of each,
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Ugens it-job: Forsvaret, Dong og Skat søger specialister og udviklerePå ugens liste finder du job for arkitekter, konsulenter, specialister, udviklere og ledere. Find jobbet for dig. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/ugens-it-job-forsvaret-dong-skat-soeger-specialister-udviklere-10577 Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder
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Live Science
What Is a Polymer?Polymers are materials made of long, repeating chains of molecules. There are natural and synthetic polymers, including proteins and rubber, and glass and epoxies.
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NYT > Science
Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science SuperpowerFraudulent research and faked peer reviews have led to a humiliating setback for China’s goal of becoming a global leader in scientific research.
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Gizmodo
The Concourse What Were The Knights Templar Really Like?The Concourse What Were The Knights Templar Really Like? | Splinter Layoffs Hit ABC as Rumors About the Network’s Future Swirl | Very Smart Brothas I Have Been Raped by Far Nicer Men Than You | Jezebel The Protection Racket | Earther Why Trump’s NOAA Pick Has Scientists and Forecasters Seriously Worried |
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Solar research: NASA sounding rocket instrument spots signatures of long-sought small solar flaresLike most solar sounding rockets, the second flight of the FOXSI instrument -- short for Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager -- lasted 15 minutes, with just six minutes of data collection. But in that short time, the cutting-edge instrument found the best evidence to date of a phenomenon scientists have been seeking for years: signatures of tiny solar flares that could help explain the mysterious e
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Importance of studying sleep and eating in tandemA new study offers important insights into possible links between sleep and hunger.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Astronomers find potential solution into how planets formThe quest to discover how planets found in the far reaches of the universe are born has taken a new, crucial twist.
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Popular Science
We could actually learn a lot by going back to the MoonSpace But we’ll have to get there first. There’s still plenty to discover, and many worlds to explore—including our neighbor, a short three-day rocket-ride away. But who will pay?
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Futurity.org
Androgen receptor affects the spread of kidney cancerA new study describes the unique role of androgens in kidney cancer, and it suggests that a new approach to treatment, targeting the androgen receptor, is worth further investigation. The laboratory of Chawnshang Chang, professor of pathology, urology, and radiation oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Wilmot Cancer Institute, has produced a large body of work during the pas
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Even Jellyfish Need a NapJellyfish exhibit signs of a sleep state, which could mean that sleep predates the evolutionary development of central nervous systems. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Futurity.org
Leaving ‘prairie strips’ on farmland pays offEven a relatively small amount of prairie on certain farmland can deliver major environmental benefits, 10 years of data show. A group of scientists called STRIPS (Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips) is investigating the benefits that may arise from integrating prairie into crop production systems. “This study puts everything we’ve worked on together,” says Lisa Schul
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Gizmodo
A Ridiculous Number of Ways to Make Good Coffee While TravelingOn a cruise up the Alaskan coast to Denali National Park earlier this year, I made the critical, rookie mistake of not packing the means to make good coffee. Don’t let it happen to you. You can check out Lifehacker’s guide if you want a complete explainer on coffee, but let’s recap the essential components before digging in to the brewing methods. What you need: Good, fresh beans A good grinder (
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How to Get the Pixel 2's New Camera App On Your Old Google PhonePixel 2/ Gizmodo One of the Pixel 2's top features is its camera, which scored an unprecedented 98 out of 100 from the camera quality testers at DxOMark . You’ll have to pay up to get your hands on that new hardware, but you can try some of the Pixel 2's fancy new camera features right now on your current Google phone. That’s right, the new Google Camera app has already been cracked. You
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It's the 70th Anniversary of the First Supersonic FlightChuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in the Bell X-1 on October 14th 1947.
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Big Think
A Unified Theory of AwesomenessWhen we use the same word — awesome — to describe hot dogs as well as the Grand Canyon, do we really know what it means? Let's look into awesomeness in the context of philosophy. Read More
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Ars Technica
Tom Wheeler to Ajit Pai: “Why the silence” about Trump’s media threats?Enlarge / Tom Wheeler, when he was Federal Communications Commission Chairman, at left, listens to then-FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai testify before the House Judiciary Committee about Internet regulation on March 25, 2015. President Donald Trump promoted Pai to chairman to succeed Wheeler. (credit: Chip Somodvellia/Getty Images) Tom Wheeler, the former chairman of the Federal Communications Commissi
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Gizmodo
Justice Department Drops Request for Names of People Who 'Liked' Anti-Trump Facebook PagePhoto: Getty In a court hearing today, the Department of Justice dropped its request for the names of an estimated 6,000 people who “liked” a Facebook page about an Inauguration Day protest, the American Civil Liberties Union said. The ACLU challenged several warrants related to protests against President Trump’s inauguration on Friday, one of which included the search, claiming they were over-br
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: Policy PreservationWhat We’re Following The Iran Deal: President Trump said the U.S. would stay in the nuclear accord with Iran for now, but declined to certify it , sending the legislation that covers the multilateral deal to Congress for review. Here’s how the process will go from here. America’s European allies criticized Trump’s decision , expressing concern that the U.S. could undermine the strength of the dea
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Gizmodo
Microwave Tech Could Produce 40 TB Hard Drives in the Near FutureGIF GIF Source: Wirebee We’re all generating data faster than storage providers can keep up, and that problem is only going to get worse. On Friday, Western Digital announced a potential game changer that promises to expand the limits of traditional HDDs to up to 40TBs using a microwave-based write head, and the company says it will be available to the public in 2019. While it seems every time yo
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NYT > Science
Kitchen of the Future: Smart and Fast but Not Much FunAt the Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle, they talked of appliances that plan, shop, advise — and leave little room for the joy of cooking.
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Big Think
How Physicists Smashed the Quantum Light Measurement LimitHow precise can measurements get? Imagine accurately measuring a quartz crystal with merely a few photons. Read More
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Art of the (Iran) DealToday in 5 Lines During an address at the Values Voter Summit, President Trump boasted about “tremendous strides” against ISIS, pledged to end Obamacare, and said he hopes to have tax reform done by Christmas. Later, Trump announced that he is decertifying the Iran deal, leaving it to Congress to decide whether to amend existing U.S. legislation. Democratic and Republican lawmakers criticized Tru
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Would Todd Or Parker Use The Beets Crew's Dredge If They Could? | Gold Rush#GoldRush | RETURNS TONIGHT 9p Mike Beets explains why the dredge is the best piece of mining equipment available but the other miners disagree. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/gold-rush/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Gold_Rush https://twitt
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The 10 Best Deals of October 13, 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. #1: OLED TVs LG , $1600 | 65" , $2600 If you love inky blacks and vibrant colors
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Mass Starvation of Penguin Chicks Could Help Birth New Antarctic ProtectionsPhoto: Y. Ropert-Couder/ CNRS/ IPEV via WWF Penguins are known for their perseverance against the elements, but they can’t surmount all challenges, especially not at their youngest and most vulnerable. Now the worst has come to pass for one Antarctic colony as all but two Adelie penguin chicks from over 18,000 adult mating pairs were found to have starved to death in a “catastrophic” breeding sea
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Weekend Tech Deals To Brighten Your Day (Literally)Deals on a sunrise alarm clock to wake you up right, affordable LG 4K TV, and more!
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The Atlantic
Donald Trump's Impeachable OffenseWhereas Donald J. Trump stood beneath American flags on the steps of the United States Capitol on January 20, 2017, placed his hand on a Bible, and spoke these words : I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States; and will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, so help
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Science : NPR
'The Butchering Art': How A 19th Century Physician Made Surgery SaferBefore surgeons accepted germ theory, operations often killed patients. All Things Considered host Robert Siegel talks with the author of a new biography of antiseptic advocate Joseph Lister. (Image credit: Bettmann Archive)
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The New York Times' New Social Media Rules Are a Surrender to Its Worst CriticsGetty Images On Thursday night, while participating in the sort of navel-gazing, hand-wringing panel discussion that has become even more prevalent in the Trump-era media world, New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet lamented how he’s “spent full days policing our social media.” The paper’s coverage shouldn’t be seen as part of a “vendetta” against President Donald Trump, Baquet said, and he
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Scotland Plans to Launch a Publicly Owned Green UtilityScotland and Canada also announced they’re getting off of coal completely. Read More
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The Atlantic
Trump's Assault on Obamacare Could Revive a Deal in CongressIf there’s a kernel of bipartisan agreement in the polarizing politics of health care, it’s that President Trump’s decision to withhold subsidy payments to insurance companies that cover low-income Americans under Obamacare will jeopardize affordable health coverage for millions of consumers. What’s not yet clear is how many people could be immediately affected, nor whether Congress has the willp
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Science : NPR
With OK From EPA, Use Of Controversial Weedkiller Is Expected To DoubleThe EPA says farmers can still spray dicamba on their crops next year — with some new restrictions. The weedkiller has been blamed for drifting into fields, damaging millions of acres of crops. (Image credit: Dan Charles/NPR)
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Live Science
The Story Behind That 2,000-Year-Old Thracian Chariot You Saw on RedditA photo of an ancient Thracian chariot alongside the bones of horses and a dog quickly rose to the top of Reddit. But what's so exciting about the find, and who was buried in the chariot?
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Live Science
Harvey Weinstein's Retreat: Does He Really Have an Addiction?Harvey Weinstein is reportedly in rehab for sex addiction, a diagnosis that doesn't formally exist and is a matter of great controversy in psychology and psychiatry.
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Insects Are Increasingly Evolving Resistance to Genetically Modified CropsPlantings of non-GM refuges counter the development of resistance.
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On Science and Hip Hop: Q&A with the Wu-Tang Clans GZAThe artist discusses music as a means to get kids excited about science, and the inspiration he took from astrophysics and polar bears.
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Global networks of small telescopes will chase companion signals of gravitational wavesSeeing cosmic events is one thing, but what if you could hear them and taste them, too? Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22828
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Floating bin sucking up Portsmouth Harbour's rubbishThe ‘Seabin’ can collect the equivalent of around 83,000 plastic bags a year.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Following Presidential action, AGS renews call for bipartisan collaborationPresidential action to alter current law risks undermining progress made by Congress, the American people, and a cadre of healthcare stakeholders to improve care access, care quality, and care costs for us all as we age, so say experts at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) evaluating recent orders by the Trump Administration. In light of these concerns, the AGS continues to call for stakeholder
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The Atlantic
America's Traditional Allies Once Again Condemn Its PolicyIt was only moments after President Trump decertified the Iran nuclear deal, sent it to Congress to tighten restrictions on the Islamic Republic, and threatened lawmakers and international partners in the deal that if “we are not able to reach a solution … then the agreement will be terminated.” The European Union’s foreign-policy chief, Federica Mogherini, was hitting back, saying the Joint Comp
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The Atlantic
The Atlantic's Week in CultureDon’t Miss The Real and Unreal in Blade Runner 2049 — David Sims believes the film wrestles with ideas of artificial consciousness in exciting new ways while still paying homage to Ridley Scott’s classic. Mike Segar / Reuters / Katie Martin / The Atlantic Frontiers of Sports Roger Goodell’s Empty Letter to the NFL — Robert O’Connell dissects the commissioner’s note as a plea for unity that masks
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I Think Replicants Ate Rick Deckard's Dog in Blade Runner 2049GIF GIF via YouTube Blade Runner 2049 may open up even more questions than the original 1982 sci-fi classic, but there’s only one question that really matters: what happened to Deckard’s dog? Now, this could be just another fan overanalyzing a film, but if any film should be able to stand up to that, it’s the sequel to Blade Runner . And it didn’t even take that much analysis. This is gruesome co
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
A dietary supplement dampens the brain hyperexcitability seen in seizures or epilepsyUAB researchers have found that inducing a biochemical alteration in brain proteins via the dietary supplement glucosamine was able to rapidly dampen that pathological hyperexcitability in rat and mouse models. These results represent a potentially novel therapeutic target for the treatment of seizure disorders, and they show the need to better understand the physiology underlying these neural and
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PPPL takes detailed look at 2-D structure of turbulence in tokamaksThis article describes cross-correlation of turbulence in tokamaks.
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How the Napa Fires Could Hurt 2017's Wine GrapesSmoke from California's fires could make grapes left on the vines taste like ash—if the vines survive at all
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People at Facebook Don’t Know How Facebook WorksIllustration by Sam Woolley/GMG Facebook is a vast and bewildering operation, working with visible and invisible data streams via opaque algorithms on a scale larger than humans can readily comprehend. Many of us have been baffled, for example, by the social network’s ability to figure out who we know in real life, as reflected by the suggestions that pop up in its “People You May Know” box. That
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Live Science
California's Spreading Wildfires: What Are Katabatic Winds?Many of California's fiercest wildfires occur in September and October, owed in part to a powerful seasonal weather pattern known as katabatic winds. Here's what they are.
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Review: Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)Amazon's 8-inch tablet is a bargain Goldilocks would love.
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Popular Science
13 spooky science storiesScience Tis the season, after all. It's Friday the 13th, and it's also October. Time for some eerie science!
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Grim’s Haunted Mansion: The Halloween SpooktacularAh, Halloween! If ever there were a busiest time of year for our dear overlord the Grim Reaper, this would be it. With that spookiest of holidays on the horizon, he’s soon to have his work cut out for him: looming, lurking, glowering, and quite possibly some swooping. Last year, he took a little vacation beforehand just to clear his head before diving into the fray, and this year, he’s had the co
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Live Science
Futuristic Russian Military Suit Gets Nuclear-Proof UpgradeA high-tech, Russian "soldier of the future" combat suit just got a gear upgrade, with a watch capable of withstanding nuclear blasts.
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The Atlantic
Why Vacation in War Zones?Shosei Koda and Otto Warmbier serve as cautionary tales. Koda, a Japanese national, entered Iraq in 2004, at the height of the U.S.-led war. He was kidnapped by militants who beheaded him. Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, went to North Korea as a tourist in 2015, was sentenced to prison for allegedly stealing a propaganda sign, and then fell into a vegetative state, before being return
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Inside Science
The Man Who Might Have Won a Nobel PrizeThe Man Who Might Have Won a Nobel Prize Remembering Joseph Weber, whose failure to detect gravitational waves helped lead to their discovery. WeberBar.jpg One of Joseph Weber's aluminum bars is now on display at LIGO's facility in Hanford, Washington. Image credits: Eric Strang via Flickr Rights information: Authorized news organizations may publish this photograph with this Inside Science story
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This $76 Sound Bar Is Perfect For Your Bedroom TVTaoTronics Sound Bar , $76 with code KINJAJCJ This inexpensive sound bar probably isn’t ideal for your main home theater; it’s only two channels, and doesn’t have a subwoofer, but it would be a massive upgrade for, say, a kitchen or bedroom where you’re still using your TV’s built-in speakers. It’s also wall-mountable, and will even work as a big, loud Bluetooth speaker for your phone.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
AASM releases position statement on home sleep apnea testingA new position statement published by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) describes the appropriate clinical use of a home sleep apnea test (HSAT).
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Ars Technica
Mini’s new Countryman hybrid is hobbled by too-small a batteryEnlarge (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) Earlier this year, we tried out the new Mini Countryman and came away impressed. The little crossover combined the driving feel of its smaller siblings with practicality like usable back seats and better cargo capacity. The one we really wanted to try—the Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid EV version—wasn't available back in March, but it is now. It remain
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You Love Science, But You’re Not a Scientist. You Could Be.It’s never too late to consider switching to a career in science. Read More
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