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Scientists use CRISPR technology to change flower colourIn a world-first, Japanese scientists have used the revolutionary CRISPR, or CRISPR/Cas9, genome- editing tool to change flower colour in an ornamental plant. Researchers from the University of Tsukuba, the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) and Yokohama City University, Japan, altered the flower colour of the traditional Japanese garden plant, Japanese morning glory (Ipomo
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Amazon's Blowing Out a Ton of Storage and Networking Gear, Today Only Storage and Networking Gold Box Whether you need more places to store your files, or your home network isn’t keeping up with your streaming habits, Amazon’s got you covered with today’s Gold Box . Inside, you’ll find a wide-ranging collection of deals broadly centered around storage and networking, including everything from flash drives to NAS enclosures and range extenders to routers. A few of o
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Digital technology may start a new scientific revolution in social researchThrough instruments such as the telescope and microscope, humans have been able to learn about organisms and the physical world they live in.
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New method developed to find out the emissions of an urban bus fleetResearchers from INSIA (UPM) have developed a new methodology to evaluate the consumption and emissions of urban buses in Madrid using on-board equipment and statistical methods.
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Tasmanian genes helping to rebuild Victoria's bandicootsEastern barred bandicoots were once common in Victoria, but foxes and other threats have decimated numbers so badly that they only remain in captivity at three fenced reserves and on one small island.
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Dagens Medicin

Lauritzen: Jeg bliver nødt til at tænke på mit helbred Lægefaglig chefrådgiver Torsten Lauritzen forlader Diabetesforeningen efter kun to år på posten. Til gengæld håber han at kunne fortsætte sit professorat.
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Why aren't Britons more outraged about eating chlorinated chicken?Like a B-movie for a post-Brexit era, consumers in Britain may soon be unwillingly cast in the 2019 blockbuster, Attack of the Chlorine Chickens. If news headlines are to be believed, flocks of toxic fowl are waiting to storm Britain's shores like mini featherless zombies as part of a US-UK trade deal.
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The Atlantic

South Korea Is Right Here’s a rallying cry for Democrats unsure what to say about the North Korean nuclear crisis: The South Koreans are right. On Sunday, in a typically self-aggrandizing and grammatically challenged tweet , Trump chastised America’s longtime ally. “South Korea is finding, as I have told them that their talk of appeasement with North Korea will not work,” he declared. “They only understand one thing!
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Germany's Transition from Coal to Renewables Offers Lessons for the WorldHow to retrain coal miners and create new jobs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Live Science

This Lumpy Robot Lends Endearing Touch to Social BotsA robot called "Blossom" resembles a handmade child’s toy, representing a softer side of social robots.
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Gizmodo

These New Promo Shots From the Blade Runner Sequel Look Terrifyingly Real People walk by a TV news program showing tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump while reporting North Korea’s nuclear test, in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) The new Blade Runner movie is a terrifying glimpse of the near future. Titled Blade Runner 2049 , it doesn’t hit theaters until October 6th, but these new promotional shots look absolutely terrifying. In fact, th
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Looking at dark matterThe age of discovery is not over. Once, scurvy-riddled Europeans sailed into the unknown to claim foreign, fantastic parts of the world. Now, physicists sit in labs and ask, "Is this all there is?"
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Parasite insight may help curb sleeping sicknessNew insight into sleeping sickness suggests communication between parasites that cause infection could affect the severity and spread of the disease.
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Is this the world's most overlooked ecosystem?Under the sea exists a lifeform vital to the health of marine ecosystems and beneficial to humans.
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The Atlantic

The Weighted Task of Pre-K Teaching At a charter preschool in Washington, DC’s Ward 8, I saw three children happily playing at a trough-like table filled with water, eyedroppers, and waterwheel toys. When I asked what they were doing and why, their answers were vague. “We’re squeezing water,” a little girl said, but she and her classmates didn’t notice what was happening when they put water in the top of the watermills. They were s
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Science | The Guardian

Questioning evolution is neither science denial nor the preserve of creationists New evidence suggests many who struggle to accept aspects of evolution still exhibit trust in science overall – and that even some atheists have their doubts In a supposedly “ post-truth ” era, we need to be ever mindful of threats to scientific or evidence-based ways of thinking about the world. And one of the ongoing and continual threats to a scientific worldview is “science denial”, the rejec
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Inside Texas' Active Shooter Training SimulationsThe gunman and blood are fake, but the threat is real.
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One State's Bail Reform Exposes the Promise and Pitfalls of Tech-Driven JusticeIn its quest to eliminate bail, New Jersey has turned to tech tools that speed up the process of deciding who does and doesn't await trial behind bars.
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Google's New Street View Cameras Will Help Algorithms Index The Real WorldA big jump in the resolution of Google Street View imagery will help the company's software read street signs and business names
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How receptors for medicines work inside cellsG protein-coupled receptors are the key target of a large number of drugs. Würzburg scientists have now been able to show more precisely how these receptors act in the cell interior.
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Latest Headlines | Science News

People may have lived in Brazil more than 20,000 years agoStone Age humans left behind clues of their presence at a remote Brazilian rock shelter.
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Scientific American Content: Global

The Future of GMO FoodHerbicide and insect resistance are the most commonly engineered traits, but nitrogen fixing for cereals that don't already do so could be a game changer for farmers in developing nations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Science | The Guardian

How science found a way to help coma patients communicate After suffering serious brain injuries, Scott Routley spent 12 years in a vegetative state. But his family were convinced that he was still aware – could a pioneering ‘mind-reading’ technique prove them right? By Adrian Owen On 20 December 1999, a young man pulled away in his car from his grandfather’s house in Sarnia, Ontario, with his girlfriend in the passenger seat beside him. Scott Routley,
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Ingeniøren

Spørg Scientariet: Hvor meget belastning kan Lego-klodser holde til?En læser vil gerne vide, hvor robuste Lego-klodser er. Det har en britisk forsker undersøgt.
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Efter jagt på Torrent-tjenester: Pirater deler indhold via Google Drive og Google Maps Pirat-kopieret indhold bliver i stigende grad delt via populære cloud-tjenester, viser DMCA-anmodninger. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/efter-jagt-paa-torrent-tjenester-pirater-deler-indhold-via-google-drive-google-maps-1079897 Version2
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Facebook skal forsyne 6.900 fynske husstande med fjernvarmeFjernvarme Fyn vil bygge landets største varmepumpe, som skal gøre det muligt at udnytte overskudsvarmen fra Facebooks kommende datacenter. En ny skatte-kendelse baner vejen.
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Scientific American Content: Global

One Test May Spot Cancer, Infections, Diabetes and MoreResearchers are starting to diagnose more ailments using DNA fragments found in the blood -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Dagens Medicin

Nye anbefalinger til diabetesbehandling i almen praksis møder kritik Sundhedsstyrelsen har sendt en ny national rekommandationsliste om farmakologisk behandling af type 2-diabetes i almen praksis i høring. For mange initiativer overlapper hinanden, mener endokrinologernes formand.
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New Scientist - News

Facebook AI learns human reactions after watching hours of SkypePeople use their faces to communicate in subtle ways. A Facebook conversational bot trained on Skype chats had reactions indistinguishable from human ones
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Does being religious or spiritual make you more ethical at work?Can religion and spirituality promote ethical behaviour in the workplace?It's a contentious issue, but our research comprising interviews with forty Indian top level executives suggests it might.
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Retrofitted cities are forcing residents to live with planning failuresAustralia will probably look back on the current period of attempting to retrofit its capital cities as a great demonstration of poor city planning.
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Life in the fast lane—how plants avoid traffic jamsTraffic jams are the curse of the commute, the scourge of the school run and the bane of Bank Holidays. But gridlocked motorists and students of traffic flow may soon be relieved and enlightened thanks to new research into plants.
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Diverse landscapes are more productive and adapt better to climate changeEcosystems with high biodiversity are more productive and stable towards annual fluctuations in environmental conditions than those with a low diversity of species. They also adapt better to climate-driven environmental changes. These are the key findings environmental scientists at the University of Zurich made in a study of about 450 landscapes harbouring 2,200 plants and animal species.
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How animal genes go into battle to dominate their offspringThe burdens of becoming parents are often shared unequally between male and female animals. This is particularly true of species that give birth to live young, where male duties such as defending the breeding territory and building dens or nests rarely compare with the ordeals of pregnancy and labour.
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What Cassini's mission revealed about Saturn's known and newly discovered moonsThe Cassini space probe not only visited Saturn as part of its mission, it also revealed many of the planet's moons in stunning detail and showed them to be interesting and unique worlds.
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First detailed decoding of complex finger millet genomeFinger millet has two important properties: The grain is rich in important minerals and resistant towards drought and heat. Thanks to a novel combination of state-of-the-art technologies, researchers at the University of Zurich were able to decode the large and extremely complex genome of finger millet in high quality for the first time. This represents a fundamental basis for improving food secur
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Carving diamonds for optical componentsThanks to a new technique developed at EPFL, optical diffraction gratings can now be made out of pure diamond, with their surfaces smoothed down to the very last atom. These new devices can be used to alter the wavelength of high-powered lasers or in cutting-edge spectrographs.
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Theoretical technique to reconcile inconsistencies between crystallographic and chemical experimentalAn ANSTO researcher has co-authored a novel theoretical approach to explain inconsistencies between crystallographic and chemical experimental data in the apparent transformation of a pyrochlore to defect fluorite in La2Zr2O7.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Blood is thicker than water for the common reed -- At least that's what the soil tells usNortheastern University Professor Jennifer Bowen and University of Rhode Island Professor Laura Meyerson published a paper in Nature Communications on the native and invasive species of common reed Phragmites australis.
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Hop, skip, run, leap: Unpredictability boosts survival for bipedal desert rodentsSometimes it pays to be unpredictable. A new study shows that when bipedal desert rodents called jerboas are being chased, sudden changes in direction, gait and speed help them elude hungry predators and likely give them a competitive edge over their quadrupedal neighbors.
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Shocking discovery explains powerful novaeIn a typical year, there are around 50 novae, nuclear explosions on the surface of white dwarf stars, in our galaxy. Some of these explosions are so bright and powerful, they exceed the scale of scientific explanation.
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New era in air-quality monitoring a step awayThe Sentinel-5P satellite has arrived in Plesetsk in northern Russia to be prepared for liftoff on 13 October. Built to deliver global maps of air pollutants every day and in more detail than ever before, this latest Copernicus mission will set a new standard for monitoring air quality.
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Student transforms cow manure into household furnitureA university student has gone from stool to stools after transforming cow manure into a range of designer household furniture.
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Solid crystals that self-assemble to form channels for an electric current could make safer batteriesResearchers have identified new solid materials that could lead to the manufacture of non-toxic lithium-ion batteries, according to a study recently published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.
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Ingeniøren

Den Europæiske Centralbank på vej med fælles online betalingsservice Den Europæiske Centralbank vil næste år give europæere mulighed for at overføre straksbetalinger på mobilen. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/faelleseuropaeisk-online-betalingsservice-kommer-naeste-aar-1079892 Version2
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New Scientist - News

We need a more grown-up conversation about the menopauseIt’s not just about women – a frank conversation acknowledging the link between cognitive symptoms of menopause and Alzheimer’s disease would benefit everyone
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Science : NPR

The Army, The Inventor And The Surprising Uses Of A Batman Machine The Army wanted a new, small device that could pull a person rapidly up a rope. The invention they eventually got has uses far beyond the military. (Image credit: Courtesy of Nate Ball/Atlas Devices)
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Blood is thicker than water for the common reed—At least that's what the soil tells usIn a paper published in Nature Communications, Northeastern University Professor Jennifer Bowen and University of Rhode Island Professor Laura Meyerson reveal that a native type of the common reed (Phragmites australis) has more in common with other native populations of the plant growing elsewhere across the country than they have in common with invasive types occupying the same ecosystem. The re
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Hop, skip, run, leap: Unpredictability boosts survival for bipedal desert rodentsSometimes it pays to be unpredictable. A new study shows that when bipedal desert rodents called jerboas are being chased, sudden changes in direction, gait and speed help them elude hungry predators and likely give them a competitive edge over their quadrupedal neighbors.
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Ingeniøren

Energibesparelser stammer fra himlenVed at sende infrarød stråling ud i verdensrummet kan en passiv køleplade reducere energiforbruget til køling om sommeren. Besparelsen for en typisk kontorbygning i Las Vegas vil eksempelvis være mere end 20 procent.
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The Atlantic

The Merkel Effect On August 12, German Chancellor Angela Merkel kicked off her reelection campaign in the west German city of Dortmund. Fresh from a three-week vacation in the Italian Alps, she joked that she’d neglected to mention that the election wasn’t yet over and done with. “I almost forgot to say that the election isn’t already decided,” she said. “And of course, we need every vote.” With the way this campa
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Ingeniøren

Tre grunde til at bio-print vil redde dit livVi er så fokuserede på at printe organer med bioblæk, at vi forsømmer andre og mere oplagte medicinske muligheder, siger en af pionererne inden for 3D-bioprint.
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Viden

Sex er ofte et tabu i sundhedsvæsenetMed alvorlig sygdom følger ofte seksuelle problemer. Og det har sundhedsvæsnet svært ved at rumme, fortæller sexologiprofessor.
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Nyheder - Forskning - Videnskab

200 års vedvarende vulkanudbrud gav pludselige klimaforandringer på den sydlige halvkugleForskere fra Is og Klima ved Niels Bohr Institutet har bidraget til kortlægning af effekterne af...
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Insects can see the world in much finer resolution than previously thoughtInsects have much better vision and can see in far greater detail than previously thought, a new study from the University of Sheffield has revealed.
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Viden

Sexlivet halter efter Mariannes lange kræftforløb: Jeg savner at være begæret som en kvindeDet er rigtig svært for Marianne og hendes mand at få sexlivet tilbage på sporet efter hendes kræftsygdom.
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Science-Based Medicine

“New vaccine replaces statins?” Not So Fast!News reports suggest new drugs may replace statins. PSCK9 inhibitors are useful, but only along with statins in high risk patients not controlled on statins alone, or for patients who can't tolerate statins. They're not about to replace statins.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Insects can see the world in much finer resolution than previously thoughtInsects have much better vision and can see in far greater detail than previously thought, a new study from the University of Sheffield has revealed.
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Chile's Easter Island declares huge marine protection zoneIndigenous people who live on Chile's Easter Island far out in the Pacific have voted to create a vast marine protection zone.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Scientists and astronauts join forces to create world's deepest coral farmScientists from Florida International University have teamed up with Nasa to create the world's deepest coral farm in an effort to tackle the decline of coral reefs.
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Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be waterHurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water—a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days.
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Publisher Tronc acquires Daily News, storied NY tabloidNewspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the Daily News, a storied New York tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment.
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United Technologies buys Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billionUnited Technologies is acquiring Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billion in order to expand its aerospace capabilities.
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Science | The Guardian

How can UK science raise the bar for diversity and inclusion? A new network for equality, diversity and inclusion in research will challenge the UK scientific community to take these priorities more seriously Last month, the now notorious Google memo shone a depressing light on the persistence of sexism and discrimination in Silicon Valley. But these problems aren’t restricted to the tech world: a powerful new book by Angela Saini , which also surfaced over
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Amerikansk sikkerhedsråd: Kun kort og flygtigt vindue til at stoppe cyberangreb i 9/11-klassen Det kræver dristige handlinger at sikre den amerikanske infrastruktur, mener sikkerhedsråd. Otte medlemmer har trukket sig for rådet i protest mod manglende fokus. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/amerikansk-cybersikkerhed-ramt-forsinkelse-vi-har-kort-vindue-at-forhindre-cyberangreb-911 Version2
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Study shows contrasting long-term cognitive effects of psychiatric drugs in schizophreniaA long-term study has found that low cumulative exposure to benzodiazepine and antidepressant medications does not seem to affect cognition in schizophrenia. However, long-term high-dose use of antipsychotic drugs seemed to be associated with poorer cognition, whereas a relatively long break in antipsychotic use was associated with better cognitive functioning.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Kessler Foundation scientists find link between cognitive fatigue and effort and rewardInjury and disease of the brain increase the likelihood of cognitive fatigue, which can be disabling. Researchers are studying the mechanisms of cognitive fatigue, toward the goal of developing effective interventions. "In this study, we focused on the activity of the anterior cingulate cortex, which has been shown by others to be related to error processing, and which we have shown to be associat
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Children with bone, joint infection often carry the same infectious bacteria in throatThe presence of the bacterium Kingella kingae in children's throats was strongly linked to bone and joint infection with the same bacterium, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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Racial and ethnic differences seen in antibiotics prescribed for viral illnesses in pediatric EDsNon-Latino white children seeking treatment for viral infections in the Emergency Department are about twice as likely to receive an antibiotic unnecessarily compared with non-Latino black children or Latino children, a multi-center study indicates.
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New on MIT Technology Review

How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of RefugeesFinland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked.
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New Scientist - News

Asteroid Florence buzzes Earth in closest fly-by since 1890A 4.4-kilometre-wide space rock whizzed past Earth on its closest orbit in over a century. This asteroid won’t get this close again until after 2500
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New Scientist - News

‘Impossible’ star explosions made by gas and solar wind pile-upStellar explosions often shine brighter than is theoretically possible without blowing up entirely. Debris cloud smash-ups could be amplifying the light
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New Scientist - News

Weird fish fossil changes the story of how we moved onto landThe 370-million-year-old fish Hongyu chowi doesn’t fit into the evolutionary picture we have created to explain our ancestor’s move from sea to land
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Ingeniøren

Forsker om EU-forbud mod ålefiskeri: Ålen har meget større problemerSelv om EU foreslår et komplet forbud mod fiskeri af ål i Østersøen på et videnskabeligt grundlag, så rammer det helt skævt i forhold til bestandens reelle problem, mener åleforsker fra DTU.
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Gode lyttelapper og rosende ord løfter din karriere Udvidelsen og vedligeholdelsen af dit netværk er afgørende for at nå dine mål i karrieren. Jobfinder giver dig fem tip til at få tættere forbindelser, der kan hjælpe dig til målstregen. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/gode-lyttelapper-rosende-ord-loefter-din-karriere-9778 Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder
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BBC News - Science & Environment

How to create a digital copy of dinosaur fossilsPalaeontologists are turning to technology to preserve dinosaur fossils.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Mobile phone use while pregnant not linked to child neurodevelopment problemsMobile phone use during pregnancy is unlikely to have any adverse effects on child neurodevelopment, according to new research published in the open-access journal BMC Public Health. These findings provide further evidence that exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields associated with maternal use of mobile phones during pregnancy is not linked to neurodevelopment in children.
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The Neurocritic

Survival and Grief There is no transcendent moment of growth or meaning in watching a childhood friend die of cancer. There is no learning experience that will somehow make me stronger. Only horror, helplessness, loss, and grief. I am deriving no spiritual uplift from this experience, only depression and despair. If someone wants to talk to me about post-traumatic growth, I will spray paint their car. Others disagr
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Northern lights linked to North Sea whale strandingsScientists connect the solar storms behind the Aurora Borealis to the deaths of 29 whales in the North Sea.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Voyager 1 at 40: Scientists 'amazed' 1970s space probe still worksThe Voyager 1 space probe was launched 40 years ago and continues to send back data from interstellar space.
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Gizmodo

Report: South Korea May Ask US to Re-Deploy Its Nuclear Weapons A North Korean rally in 2013. Photo: AP Tensions on the Korean peninsula between North Korea and virtually every other country in the region continue to escalate in the wake of its possible detonation of a hydrogen bomb this weekend. Now the situation seems poised to escalate even further, with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo investigating the possibility of having the US plant its n
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Scientists discover and target brain area in patients with schizophrenia who 'hear voices'For the first time, scientists have precisely identified and targeted an area of the brain which is involved in 'hearing voices,' experienced by many patients with schizophrenia. They have been able to show in a controlled trial that targeting this area with magnetic pulses can improve the condition in some patients. This early clinical work is presented at the ECNP conference in Paris on Tuesday
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These Commercial Fishermen Describe The Risks And Rewards Of The Gulf Of Mexico Derby Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman | Watch it on the Discovery GO App! In an effort to save red snapper populations in the Gulf of Mexico, the federal government installed a derby system. Unfortunately, it didn't work. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/rancher-farmer-fisherman/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.faceboo
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Science : NPR

In Texas, Concerns About Damage To Flooded Toxic Waste Sites Environmental officials are inspecting toxic waste sites in southeast Texas that were flooded and potentially damaged last week. (Image credit: Jason Dearen/AP)
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PSA screening significantly reduces the risk for death from prostate cancerAfter differences in implementation and settings were accounted for, two important prostate cancer screening trials provide compatible evidence that screening reduces prostate cancer mortality.
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Trump Announces NASA Head and NOAA Assistant SecretaryThe president's picks for the two science-related positions must be confirmed by the Senate.
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Gizmodo

China Bans Initial Coin Offerings, Warning of Financial Scams Locals attend the opening of the first bitcoin retail store in Hong Kong in 2014. Photo: Getty The initial coin offering party is over in China. A committee led by the People’s Bank of China, the nation’s central bank, has imposed an immediate ban on new cryptocurrency crowdfunding efforts and warned many ICOs are scams, TechCrunch reported . According to financial news site Caixin , the committe
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Science : NPR

So You Want To Buy An Electric Car? It Requires Some Planning With new models aimed at the mass market going on sale this fall, Americans will hear a lot more about electric cars. Here's what you should know if you're on the market for one. (Image credit: John Guidi/Getty Images/Robert Harding Worl)
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Google proposals 'in right direction,' EU anti-trust chief saysEurope's anti-trust chief Margrethe Vestager on Monday said Google's proposals to comply with an EU order to modify its shopping service pointed in the "right direction".
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Relief comes slowly for coastal towns recovering from HarveySome shoreline communities that bore the brunt of Hurricane Harvey still need clean water, electricity and health care more than a week after the winds and rain subsided.
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Scientists Fear DACA CancellationSome researchers are at risk of job loss and even deportation if Trump decides to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to obtain work permits.
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Big Think

Scientists Have Enhanced Spider Silk Using Nanotubes Scientists are calling the results of such fortifications "bionicomposites." Read More
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Mobile women were key to cultural exchange in Stone Age and Bronze Age EuropeAt the end of the Stone Age and in the early Bronze Age, families were established in a surprising manner in the Lechtal, south of Augsburg, Germany. The majority of women probably came from Bohemia or Central Germany, while men usually remained in the region of their birth. This so-called patrilocal pattern combined with individual female mobility persisted over a period of 800 years during the t
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Experts call for added focus on the impact of glacier mass loss on downstream systemsResearchers have warned of an 'urgent worldwide need' to address a broad spectrum of cascading impacts of glacier mass loss on downstream systems.
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Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changesNew findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America by Desert Research Institute Professor Joseph R. McConnell, Ph.D., and colleagues document a 192-year series of volcanic eruptions in Antarctica that coincided with accelerated deglaciation about 17,700 years ago.
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DNA and protein 'liquid biopsy' for early pancreatic cancer better than either aloneJohns Hopkins scientists say they have developed a blood test that spots tumor-specific DNA and protein biomarkers for early-stage pancreatic cancer.
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Scientific American Content: Global

The Unique and Efficient 4-Flipper Locomotion of PlesiosaursDid a remarkable group of extinct reptiles have a remarkable means of propelling themselves through the water? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Mobile women were key to cultural exchange in Stone Age and Bronze Age EuropeAt the end of the Stone Age and in the early Bronze Age, families were established in a surprising manner in the Lechtal, south of Augsburg, Germany. The majority of women came from outside the area, probably from Bohemia or Central Germany, while men usually remained in the region of their birth. This so-called patrilocal pattern combined with individual female mobility was not a temporary phenom
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changesNew findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) by Desert Research Institute (DRI) Professor Joseph R. McConnell, Ph.D., and colleagues document a 192-year series of volcanic eruptions in Antarctica that coincided with accelerated deglaciation about 17,700 years ago.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Experts call for added focus on the impact of glacier mass loss on downstream systemsResearchers have warned of an 'urgent worldwide need' to address a broad spectrum of cascading impacts of glacier mass loss on downstream systems.
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New Scientist - News

Why poor countries often stay poor – and how they can get richDeveloping countries often struggle to boost their economies even with the help of foreign aid. But there might be a way to escape this poverty trap
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Gizmodo

No One Asked for Verrit, but Here We Are Photo: AP On Sunday evening, former secretary of state and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton endorsed Verrit , a “media platform for the 65.8 million” who supported her candidacy, immediately creating a minor Twitter firestorm. Clinton’s decision to hawk Verrit is regrettable for a number of reasons, including that this site looks like a terrible bet in an already over-saturated media econom
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The New Beats Headphones Cancel Noise Better Than EverBeats Studio 3 might look just like the previous model, but new noise-cancelling tech makes the listening experience so much better.
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Seks storbanker vil samarbejde om ny type valutaDen digitale møntfod skal kun bruges af banker og er baseret på blockchain-teknologi.
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Popular Science

Last Week in Tech: Oh man, look at all these sweet 'Star Wars' toys Gadgets Put that hot dog down and look at all this cool new stuff you missed Avoid awkward small talk at your Labor Day barbecue and catch up on the latest tech news with one handy article!
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The Atlantic

Photos From Burning Man 2017 Each year, participants in the Burning Man Festival travel to the playa of Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to form a temporary city—a self-reliant community populated by performers, artists, free spirits, and more. An estimated 70,000 people from all over the world came to the 31st annual Burning Man to dance, express themselves, and take in the spectacle, themed this year as “Radical Ritual.” Gathere
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Gizmodo

The Twin Peaks Finale Was as Gloriously Enigmatic as It Needed to Be All images: Showtime When Twin Peaks aired its original finale in June 1991, its cliffhanger frustrated fans, who were left wondering “How’s Annie?” for decades. Last night, Twin Peaks: The Return delivered its own open-ended final chapter—but this time around, it felt completely true to what David Lynch has been plotting all along. Last week, viewers were treated to the incredibly cathartic sigh
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Epileptic brain activity in widely used lab miceMultiple laboratories have observed unusual neural activity resembling epilepsy in some lines of genetically modified mice widely used in neuroscience research. Reporting their findings in eNeuro, the authors caution that this activity is easy to miss and presents potential challenges for using these animals to study the healthy brain.
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Gizmodo

Why You're Watching TV All Wrong and How to Fix It Image: Gizmodo If you’re going to invest hundreds of dollars on a television set then you want to make sure you’re setting the best picture possible, but far too many of us don’t take the time to correctly configure the display we’re staring at. Here’s how to get your money’s worth from your TV tech and the on-screen settings you need to know about. It’s worth pointing out right at the start that
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Science : NPR

Trump Picks Oklahoma Congressman To Head NASA Rep. Jim Bridenstine is a fighter pilot who wants Americans to return to the moon but doesn't believe that humans are causing climate change. (Image credit: Sue Ogrocki/AP)
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Nutrient found in spinach, kale and avocado, keeps the brain young. submitted by /u/SophiaDevetzi [link] [comments]
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Science : NPR

Trump Picks Oklahoma Congressman To Head NASA Rep. Jim Bridenstine is a fighter pilot who wants Americans to return to the moon but doesn't believe that humans are causing climate change. (Image credit: Sue Ogrocki/AP)
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Scientists expose true extent of cuckoo's cunningThe common cuckoo, notorious for evading parental duty by hiding her eggs in the nests of other brooding birds, is even more devious than previously thought, scientists revealed on Monday.
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Brain researchers in uproar over NIH clinical-trials policy An open letter to the US National Institutes of Health says that classifying human-behaviour studies as clinical trials creates unnecessary red tape. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22550
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New Scientist - News

Some of Uranus’s small moons are doomed to collideThe first measurement of the mass of a small Uranian moon suggests it will be obliterated after smashing into one of its neighbours in the next million years
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Scientific American Content: Global

What Do Companies Mean by Culture?Supportive. Curious. Unafraid. These are some of the words that advertising agencies use to describe their company culture. But do any of these words actually connect them with what culture actually... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Gizmodo

Watch Postcards of Mid-Century Resorts Transform Into Their Abandoned Ruins GIF The bowling alley of the abandoned Homowack Lodge in Spring Glen, New York. This area of the southern Catskills was once known as the Borscht Belt due to its popularity with Jewish vacationers from New York City. (Photograph: Pablo Iglesias Maurer, postcard published by Bill Bard Associates) In idyllic places like the Catskills and the Poconos, the ‘50s and ‘60s were a uniquely magical time f
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Ingeniøren

Et mellemstort sort hul gemmer sig måske et par hundrede lysår fra Mælkevejens midteNyopdaget stråling fra et område nær Mælkevejens midte stammer måske fra et mellemstort sort hul. Hvis den teori kan bekræftes, kan det være med til at forklare, hvordan det supertunge sorte hul i Mælkevejens centrum er dannet.
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Ars Technica

The Ends of the World is a page-turner about mass extinction Enlarge (credit: Ecco) The Ends of the World , Peter Brannen’s masterful non-fiction debut, might be just the book to give to that uncle of yours who still wants to argue about climate change (or even to your US Representative). But first, read it yourself. It's a page turner. The book’s premise is mind-bendingly vast: a geological history of Earth’s past extinctions. It succeeds because of bold
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Science | The Guardian

Study of Iraq fighters reveals what makes people prepared to die for a cause In research that could help to combat extremists, scientists working on the the frontline in Iraq have begun to unpick what is behind the will to fight When Islamic State (Isis) launched its attack on Mosul in 2014, they were outnumbered by opposition forces by almost 40 to one – yet Isis took the city . Now a group of scientists working on the frontline in Iraq have analysed what motivates such
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Team gathers unprecedented data on atmosphere's organic chemistryTeams of scientists from MIT and elsewhere carried out the most detailed, extended observations of atmospheric chemistry ever attempted in one place, in patch of ponderosa pine forest in Colorado, and found previously unmeasured compounds.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

More 'losers' than 'winners' predicted for Southern Ocean seafloor animalsA new study of the marine invertebrates living in the seas around Antarctica reveals there will be more 'losers' than 'winners' over the next century as the Antarctic seafloor warms. The results are published in the journal Nature Climate Change this week.
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Diabetes and heart disease linked by genes, reveals Penn-led studyNow, in a large analysis of genetic data, published in Nature Genetics, a team has first looked into what causes T2D and second clarified how T2D and CHD -- the two diseases that are the leading cause of global morbidity and mortality, are linked.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

New fluorescent dyes could advance biological imagingScientists at HHMI's Janelia Research Campus have developed a new method for fine-tuning the structure of rhodamine dyes, and can now create a colorful palette of fluorescent molecules.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Mysterious protein-folding molecule could trigger metabolic disordersA molecule with few known functions can trigger the cell's response to unfolded proteins and perpetuate metabolic disease, report researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina in an article published online ahead of print on Sept. 4, 2017. by Nature Structural & Molecular Biology.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Superfly flight simulator helps unravel navigation in the brainResearchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan have identified two independent pathways in the fly brain that are integrated to allow successful navigation during flight. Published in Nature Neuroscience, the study combined a flight simulator designed for flies with imaging of active neurons to show that landmark locations are processed separately in the fly brain from self-motion.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Face valueScientists have long deemed the ability to recognize faces innate for people and other primates -- something our brains just know how to do immediately from birth. However, the findings of a new Harvard Medical School study published Sept. 4 in the journal Nature Neuroscience cast doubt on this longstanding view.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Schizophrenia and memory deficits: Solving the mystery behind a most stubborn symptomDisruptions to the brain's internal GPS result in some of the severe memory deficits seen in schizophrenia. The new study in mouse models of the disorder marks the first time that schizophrenia's effects have been observed with such precision and clarity. The findings offer a promising entry point for attacking a near-universal and debilitating symptom of schizophrenia, memory deficits, which has
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New Scientist - News

Controversial footprints suggest we evolved in Europe not AfricaA set of 5.7-million-year-old footprints, found on a Greek island, suggest that our earliest ancestors strayed far beyond their supposed African homeland
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Latest Headlines | Science News

Spiritual convictions and group identities inspire terrorist acts, study findsSacred values and becoming one with comrades fuels terrorist acts, a report finds.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Battling to thwart diesel bans, Merkel throws in the cashChancellor Angela Merkel on Monday pledged a billion euros to help German cities fight air pollution caused by dirty diesel cars, as a scandal strangling the automobile industry threatened to engulf politicians at the height of an election campaign.
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Science | The Guardian

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way Astronomers find evidence of enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun in a gas cloud near the galaxy’s centre An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the Milky Way. If the discovery is confirmed, the invisible behemoth will rank as the second largest blac
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Gizmodo

Astronomers Think They Discovered The Missing Link in Black Hole Evolution Scientists spotted the intermediate mass black hole in a molecular cloud like this one (Imae: X-ray: NASA/CXC/PSU/L. Townsley et al; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech) Science fiction doesn’t exist to make movies about the stuff we know about—it explores the unknown physics, astronomy, biology and chemistry where real uncertainty about topics can lead to compelling, believable stories. That’s what makes
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Team gathers unprecedented data on atmosphere's organic chemistryFor a few weeks over the summer in 2011, teams of scientists from around the world converged on a small patch of ponderosa pine forest in Colorado to carry out one of the most detailed, extended survey of atmospheric chemistry ever attempted in one place, in many cases using new measurement devices created especially for this project. Now, after years of analysis, their comprehensive synthesis of
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

New fluorescent dyes could advance biological imagingWith a new technique to craft a spectrum of glowing dyes, chemists are no longer chasing rainbows.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

More 'losers' than 'winners' predicted for Southern Ocean seafloor animalsA new study of the marine invertebrates living in the seas around Antarctica reveals there will be more 'losers' than 'winners' over the next century as the Antarctic seafloor warms. The results are published in the journal Nature Climate Change this week.
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NYT > Science

Basics: A Baby Wails, and the Adult World Comes RunningIn almost every mammal species, an infant’s cry has a primal impact on nearby adults. Scientists are beginning to figure out why.
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How Philosophical Analysis Creates Useless Problems submitted by /u/Philosopher-Of-Mind [link] [comments]
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Ingeniøren

Kæmpe solcellepark modtager trecifret millionlån af dansk investeringsfondEn ny solcellepark ved Nees i Vestjylland bliver Danmarks tredjestørste og kan forsyne 11.000 husstande med strøm.
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Viden

Ny rapport: Staten bør hjælpe kommuner med klimasikringDet siger Concito, der i en ny rapport konkluderer, at kommunerne ikke magter at løfte tilpasningen til fremtidens voldsomme vejr alene.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Memorial held for green campaignerAround 200 members of family and colleagues attended a memorial for Stephen Tindale.
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Popular Science

This spacecraft is thinner than a human hair and can capture space debris Space Earth’s orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk. Brane Craft is a super-thin spacecraft that will mop up small pieces of debris in Earth's orbit.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Voice assistants promise a light-fingered futureTomorrow's digital interface may be even more revolutionary than the pinching, tapping and scrolling heralded by the smartphone: voice commands promise to unify and tame our digital lives.
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The Atlantic

Mexico Plays the 'China Card' This week, while his country is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto was in China to pursue his country’s Plan B. Rumblings of a free-trade deal between the two nations have grown since President Trump took office this year, but they’ve mostly been seen as political posturing. But with Trump threatening regularly to dump the deal—even taking
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Ingeniøren

Udvalg vil lægge kopiafgift på smartphones og harddiske Det såkaldte blankmedieudvalg anbefaler at udbrede 'blankmedievederlaget', der i dag kun gælder f.eks. cd’er, dvd’er, hukommelseskort og USB-pinde, til alle enheder, der kan gemme film og musik. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/udvalg-anbefaler-kopiafgifter-paa-smartphones-eksterne-harddiske-andre-enheder-1079833 Version2
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Why the US Government Shouldn't Ban Kaspersky Security SoftwareOpinion: The US government's decision to remove a promising security technology from its arsenal could impair free trade.
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Ars Technica

Masterpiece: Street Fighter II This week, the Street Fighter franchise celebrated its 30th birthday . While every entry in the long-running fighting game series has found an audience (including the recent SFV ), Ars is resurfacing this retrospective of perhaps the most iconic edition: 1991's Street Fighter II . This appreciation was originally published on December 27, 2010. Everyone knows to look out for the uppercut (video l
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Gizmodo

Is Playing an Evil Clown Harmful to Your Mental Health? Image: Warner Bros. Pictures With their fanciful costumes and comedic personas, clowns seem like the epitome of joy. But these figures of fun also provoke a horrified response and have even inspired their own phobia. Although it’s not officially recognized in the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-5 categorization of disorders, coulrophobia, the fear of clowns, is one of the most commonly kno
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Gizmodo

Monday's Best Deals: Amazon Fire TV Stick, Eufy Night Lights, Workout Gear, and More Amazon’s popular Fire TV Stick , 3- and 4-packs of Eufy night lights, workout gear from adidas and Reebok , and more lead today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Amazon Fire TV Stick , $35 | Refurb Roku Express+ , $25 Amazon’s popular Fire TV Stick never seems to be included whenever Amazon runs sales on their first party devices, and
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Popular Science

What is the 'red glare' in the Star Spangled Banner? Science A history of rocket technology. Ever wondered what the rockets in “rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air” are? What were rockets in 1814—when the Star Spangled Banner was written?
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The Atlantic

Trump Prepares to End DACA After roughly eight months in office, President Trump is leaning toward ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Obama-era program shielding undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from deportation and allowing them to work legally in the country, Politico reported on Sunday night. Multiple outlets reported that the decision is not yet final; the pr
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Ingeniøren

Medicingennembrud vil ikke blive brugt i Danmark: Det er alt for dyrtEt stort internationalt studie har fundet et stof, der kan reducere risikoen for blodpropper og lungekræft – og det er allerede på markedet. Selvom studiet er grundigt og viser tydelige gevinster for patienterne, så vil danske hospitaler dog ikke bruge behandlingen foreløbigt.
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Gizmodo

Why You Should Be Encrypting Your Devices and How to Easily Do It Image: Markus Spiske/Unsplas h/Gizmodo Is the data on your phone or laptop encrypted? Should it be? And what does encrypting your data do to it anyway? Here we’ll explain the ins and outs of encryption, and how you can make sure that everything in your digital life is safe from prying eyes. Despite some of the complicated math involved, encryption isn’t difficult to understand—simply put, it lock
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The Trump Administration's Effect on National ParksIt's been a hard summer for our public lands -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Google tied search results position to promotion of its own social network, writer saysAfter claims that Google got a think-tank research team fired for criticizing the company, a journalist is alleging other abuses by the company.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Two distant hypervelocity stars discovered by Chinese astronomers(Phys.org)—A group of Chinese astronomers led by Yang Huang of the Yunnan University in Kunming, China, has detected two new unbound hypervelocity stars located over 70,000 light years away. The discovery, described in a paper published Aug. 29 on the arXiv pre-print server, could help scientists better understand the nature of these rare, peculiar stars.
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Gaia sky mapper image near the galactic centerGaia, ESA's billion-star surveyor, is detecting stars and measuring their properties in order to build up the most precise 3-D map of the Milky Way. By accurately measuring the motion of each star, astronomers will be able to peer back in time to understand the Milky Way's history, its evolution and its destiny.
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cognitive science

We ignore what doesn’t fit with our biases – even if it costs us submitted by /u/symonsymone [link] [comments]
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Unmanned ships are coming – but they could cost the cargo industry dearlyThe Yara Birkeland isn't an ordinary cargo ship. If all goes well then the vessel, currently being built for a Norwegian agricultural fertiliser company, will become the world's first fully autonomous cargo ship when it launches in 2020.
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How shuttling proteins operate nuclear poresNuclear pore complexes are tiny channels where the exchange of substances between the cell nucleus and the cytoplasm takes place. Scientists at the University of Basel report on startling new research that might overturn established models of nuclear transport regulation. Their study published in the Journal of Cell Biology reveals how shuttling proteins known as importins control the function of
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Equation reveals the characteristics of quantum chaosResearchers have now succeeded in formulating a mathematical result that provides an exact answer to the question of how chaos actually behaves. The researchers have analysed chaotic states at the atomic level.
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Sukkersødt teater forener kunst og forskningHvad sker der, når kunsten undersøger forskningen? I udstillingen Sugar Theater har kunstnere...
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

How to improve children's language awareness at primary schoolYoung children have a lot to fit into each school day. So making the best use of the little time allocated to learning a foreign language is paramount. In England, state primary schools have been required to offer children aged seven to 11 a foreign language since 2014. This seems to chime with the common assumption, supported by research, that the earlier we start learning a foreign language, the
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Medical camera sees through the bodyScientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body. The camera is designed to help doctors track medical tools known as endoscopes that are used to investigate a range of internal conditions.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

New spectrometers increase efficiency of X-ray analyses substantiallySo-called Fresnel zone plate spectrometers offer new and more efficient ways of conducting experiments using soft X-rays. In a study published in the journal Optics Express, scientists have presented the design for a reflection zone plate which simplifies the extremely complicated measurements on chemically and biologically relevant systems that have hitherto been difficult to conduct. A second st
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Analysis reveals dozens of unknown gamma-ray sources in the universeResearchers at DESY have compiled an extensive catalogue of variable sources of cosmic gamma radiation. For his doctoral thesis, Matteo Giomi, working at DESY in Zeuthen, analysed almost 7.5 years of observational data from NASA's "Fermi" space telescope. Over that period, the "Large Area Telescope" (LAT) on board the satellite registered a total of 4547 bursts of gamma radiation, known as flares.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

NASA's Van Allen probes survive extreme radiation five years onMost satellites, not designed to withstand high levels of particle radiation, wouldn't last a day in the Van Allen Radiation belts. Trapped by Earth's magnetic field into two giant belts around the planet, high-energy particles in the region can batter the spacecraft and even interfere with onboard electronics. But NASA's Van Allen Probes have been traveling through this hazardous area since Aug.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Artificial enzyme functions as well as natural versionScientists from the University of Bristol have designed an artificial enzyme that functions as well as (and in some cases better than) a vital class of natural enzymes.
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Dagens Medicin

Forskere undersøger danskernes seksuelle sundhedEn ny stor befolkningsundersøgelse vil sætte fokus på sammenhængen mellem danskernes seksualitet og sundhed.
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Ingeniøren

Individuel føde: Sygehus vil skræddersy 3D-printede måltiderEt nyt samarbejde mellem blandt andre Teknologisk Institut og Aalborg Universitetshospital skal inden for fire år have en prototype klar til 3D-printet hospitalsmad.
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Science | The Guardian

Office too hot? Computer playing up? Go on, have a grumble, it’s good for you | Phil DaoustThe 77 hours a year that we spend moaning at work could have advantages – for us and our colleagues We Brits love to moan – at least those of us who work in offices. According to the animal charity Spana , we spend up to 20 minutes a day – more than 77 hours a year – whingeing to colleagues about everything from insensitive bosses to dirty sinks, but mostly about crappy computers and horrible co-w
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Ars Technica

The PC issues that need fixing before Final Fantasy XV launches on Windows Enlarge / Looks great as a small, still image. But so far, Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition isn't looking (or feeling) as good in motion on a true 4K monitor. (credit: Square Enix) SEATTLE—Square Enix got into PC gamers' good graces after a major August announcement about Final Fantasy XV . The RPG will land on Windows sometime in "early 2018," and while that's a pretty long wait after its late-2
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Dagens Medicin

Praktiserendelæger får nye anbefalinger for behandling af KOLSundhedsstyrelsen har afsluttet høringen for et baggrundsnotat om vedligeholdelsesbehandling af KOL uden astma.
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Dagens Medicin

Danmark investerer mindre i sundhed end nabolandene Ny OECD-opgørelse viser, at Danmark investerer mindre i sundhed end sammenlignelige lande. Det får Danske Regioner og professor i sundhedsøkonomi til at opfordre til større investeringer.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

What Hurricane Harvey says about risk, climate and resilienceHurricane Harvey has taught us many lessons, but the most valuable may be the oldest lesson of all, one we humans have been learning – and forgetting – since the dawn of time: how much we all have to lose when climate and weather disasters strike.
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Nanomaterials Could Combat Climate Change and Reduce PollutionTiny powerhouse molecules pull carbon from air, dyes from water and sludge from waste -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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