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Boston Dynamics' Robot Dog Will Be Available Next YearThe secretive company has long been research-focused, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been thinking about what consumers want out of SpotMini.
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Time travellers welcome at Hawking's memorial serviceThe public ballot for tickets to Professor Stephen Hawking's thanksgiving service opened Saturday—with visitors from the future welcome to apply.
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Researchers question conservation community's acceptance of trophy huntingResearchers are challenging the premise that trophy hunting is an acceptable and effective tool for wildlife conservation and community development.
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Dozens of binaries from Milky Way's globular clusters could be detectable by LISAA next-generation observatory, called LISA, is expected to be in space in 2034, and it will be sensitive to gravitational waves of a lower frequency than those detected by the Earth-bound Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).
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Multi-drug resistant infections rising in childrenAntibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections, one of the most common hospital-acquired infections in children across the United States, are on the rise.
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New Orleans Pressured To Reconsider Permit For Power Plant Backed By Paid ActorsIn New Orleans, activists who spoke in favor of a proposed gas plant turned out to be paid actors. Environmentalists are calling on the city council to reconsider its approval of a plant permit.
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Doctor Behind Asperger's Syndrome Subject To Name ChangeIn the book "Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna," Edith Sheffer writes about the doctor who first diagnosed Asperger's Syndrome. Sheffer tells NPR's Michel Martin how Hans Asperger's Nazi ties were hidden for years.
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Breeding wolverine heralds comeback in Washington's CascadesThe first breeding female wolverine has been documented south of Interstate 90 in modern times, confirming a comeback for the charismatic carnivore in the Cascades.
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Haven’t we met before? On doppelgängers and perceptionSomewhere out there, perhaps in another place and time, there’s a person who looks like your identical twin stranger — at least to an untrained observer. Read More
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John Urschel's Favorite TheoremIn which we are honored to be the second-favorite podcast appearance of the only MIT applied math graduate student who has played in the NFL -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Tardis Optional: Time Travelers Invited To Stephen Hawking ServiceApplications to attend a memorial service for the famous scientist are open to the public. Anyone born between 1918 and 2038 can apply. (Image credit: Philip Toscano/AP)
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7 Greek philosophers beyond Plato, Socrates, and AristotleYou've heard of the big Greek philosophers. Now, read about the ones who inspired them. Read More
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Net neutrality rules have an official end dateThe Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules will take effect in a month, it announced Thursday.
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We asked Google Assistant, Amazon 's Alexa and Apple's Siri 150 questions. Here's who won.OK Google, we get it. You are smarter than the other assistants.
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Wolves on a plane: How a sanctuary pulled off rewilding 4 critically endangered pupsIt was just before 5 a.m. and four critically endangered wolves were tucked under a seat on a commercial flight from St. Louis to Arizona.
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Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West CoastThe eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific "Ring of Fire" has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America's West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region.
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How Useful Is Fear?F ranklin D. Roosevelt no doubt meant to be soothing when he insisted, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” A quick and terrifying tour through the academic literature on fear, though, reveals just how much heavy lifting that only was doing. Our fears run broad and deep, and are every bit as diverse as we are. The 2017 version of Chapman University’s Survey of American Fears tabbed “c
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Freeman Dyson's Solution to the Problem of EvilDyson’s principle of maximum diversity says that without hardship and suffering, life would be too dull -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Ecstatic Empathy of MotherhoodBecoming a mother changed the way Nanfu Wang saw the world. This is an experience common to new parents, but it’s often ineffable. Wang’s new film, Between Everything , renders the perspective shift of motherhood in cinematic poetry. Premiering on The Atlantic today, the film uses evocative imagery and sparse narration to convey the mutability of time that Wang experienced after her child was bor
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What the U.S. promises North Korea for giving up its nuclear weaponsThe White House shares its vision of what the U.S. and its allies can offer to North Korea in exchange for denuclearization. Read More
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Researchers Tackle Gun Violence Despite Lack of Federal FundingDespite a federal ban on funding the study of gun violence, researchers have published hundreds of studies in recent years exploring risk factors and solutions to the problem. (Image credit: Cooper Neill for The Washington Post/Getty Images)
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Egg lovers rejoice! They don’t cause heart disease, says new studyThose with prediabetes or type-2 diabetes shouldn’t fear eggs anymore, researchers say. Read More
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Ny afdeling på Experimentarium byder på opdagelser til de mindsteExperimentarium i Hellerup har åbnet en afdeling for de mindste. Ingeniøren tog forbi med sin fireårige ekspert.
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Space Photos of the Week: Mini-Moons Make Saturn’s Rings Extra GroovyPan, the “ravioli moon,” carves a path through the pretty debris ringing this most photogenic of planets.
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Paleontologists Investigate a Jurassic BiteA damaged bone at Dinosaur National Monument reveals the feeding habits of a Jurassic carnivore -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Five rad and random kitchen products I found this weekGadgets The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 46. My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are ingenious or clever or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these…
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The Owl Thieves of SwedenHere’s a dead-end job : Swedish bank robber. In 2016, there were only two bank heists in all of Sweden, compared with 110 eight years earlier. Why the steep plunge? The country’s bent on going cashless . In 1661, Sweden became the first European country to print banknotes; several centuries later, it might become the first country to get rid of them. Card readers and mobile-payment apps are now u
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Hidden Alexa Commands, Cell Phone Tracking, and More Security News This WeekHidden Alexa commands, cell phone tracking, and more security news this week.
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How Hard Could It Be to Repopulate the Planet?Over the years, sci-fi's approach to so-called "Adam and Eve stories" has evolved immensely.
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Image of the Day: Henrietta LacksA painting of the woman who was the source of HeLa cells will be on view at the National Portrait Gallery beginning May 15.
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This Alien World Has No Clouds, and That's WeirdIn a first, an international team of scientists has discovered an exoplanet with no clouds.
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Why Americans Are More Anxious Than Ever BeforeAmericans are becoming more anxious about their safety, health, finances, politics and relationships, a new online poll from the American Psychiatric Association finds.
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What Can Human Mothers (and Everyone Else) Learn from Animal Moms?Carin Bondar, author of "Wild Moms," shares motherhood challenges from the natural world.
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Russia-Linked Facebook Ads Targeted a Sketchy Chrome Extension at Teen GirlsAmong the Russian ads released by House Democrats this week were links promoting malicious Chrome extensions.
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Here's What the Next Pandemic Pathogen Might Look LikeWhat kind of pathogen will cause the next global pandemic disaster? A new report addresses the question.
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Can You Absorb Nutrients Through Your Skin?Nicotine, hormones and certain medications can all be delivered through the skin through medicinal patches or creams. Why not vitamins and minerals? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Big data skal forudsige fejl på sporskifterBig data og statistiske metoder skal gøre vedligehold af sporskifter mere effektivt og i sidste ende billigere for Banedanmark.
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Ronan Farrow – a Failure to Communicate – Think Again - a Big Think Podcast #147By putting its relationships in military hands, the US is losing its power abroad. Read More
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Older Moms Are an Elite ClubPregnant moms over 40 are the subject of trend pieces in Vogue and The New York Times . They are Nicole Kidman, Celine Dion, Mira Sorvino, Mariah Carey. They are, in the words of the website Popsugar, “ 40, Fabulous, and Fertile ”—and they seem to be everywhere. But, for all the glamor, it’s still relatively rare for women to have children in mid-life. According to a report published Friday by th
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The Students and Teachers Upending Traditional Approaches to DisciplineWhat happens when you don’t blame kids for bad behavior? An elementary school in Columbus, Ohio is trying to find out. Katherine Reynolds Lewis writes: Many of Ohio Avenue’s children have brushed against violence and other traumatic experiences in their short lives—abuse and neglect, a household member addicted to drugs, homelessness, to name a few. At schools like this, a small dispute can easil
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The $1 Fentanyl Drug TestPublic health experts are encouraging drug users to test their drugs for fentanyl with a $1 strip. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Traci Green of Brown University about the technology.
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Best Pet Cameras: Furbo, Petzi, Petchatz, PawboThese cameras developed especially for pet owners let you check up on your dog or cat—and feed them treats—over the internet.
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending May 12, 2018)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Can Artificial Intelligence Help Find Alien Intelligence?Scientists are considering whether AI could help us search for alien intelligence in ways we haven’t even thought of yet -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Family Weekly: Barn Weddings, Baby Names, and Big DecisionsThis Week in Family Everyone’s getting married in a barn. Well, not everyone—but the number of Millenials choosing to get married at venues like barns, farms, and ranches is on the rise . For many of today’s young people, it’s cool to be casual, which might be a reason for outdoor weddings’ growing popularity: “The trappings of a traditional, formal wedding in a hotel ballroom—a fancy fish dish,
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Big Pharma Gets a Big Win From TrumpDuring the 2016 presidential campaign, one candidate famously claimed that drug companies were “getting away with murder”—using armies of lobbyists to influence Congress and artificially inflating drug prices. But a lot can change in two years. That candidate was Donald Trump, who aggravated fellow Republicans on the trail with his forceful and blunt criticism of the pharmaceutical industry. Taki
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Netflix's Jeffrey Tambor ConundrumJeffrey Tambor was officially fired from Amazon’s critically acclaimed, award-winning show Transparent in February, after the company’s investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct made against him by his former assistant and a recurring cast member. When the allegations first arose months earlier in November 2017 , Tambor called them “baseless.” But Transparent ’s creator Jill Soloway was
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Michael Pollan: ‘I was a very reluctant psychonaut’The bestselling author and activist has been exploring the use of psychedelic drugs in medical research for his book How to Change Your Mind. And yes, he had to try them for himself Michael Pollan first became interested in new research into psychedelic drugs in 2010, when a front-page story in the New York Times declared, “Hallucinogens Have Doctors Tuning in Again”. The story revealed how in a
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Finland Is the Happiest Country in the World, and Finns Aren't Happy about It: They tend to downplay positive emotions, which could paradoxically increase their satisfaction with lifesubmitted by /u/thedabarry [link] [comments]
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Weekend Tech Deals: Google Home Mini, Dell, Raspberry Pi, AnkerGoogle’s adorable, affordable home assistant device is now (almost) two for the price of one.
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The Crazy Legacy of Jack Kirby’s Forgotten *2001: A Space Odyssey*Eight years after the the release of Stanley Kubrick’s film, Marvel and Jack Kirby turned it into one of the least-remembered chapters of comic book history.
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Uber's Flying Car Plan Meets a Regulator It Can't Ignore: The FAAThe FAA is down with drones, but it has a whole lot of questions before it lets Uber fill them with people.
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Facebook Just Tapped the Next Mark ZuckerbergA major reorganization gave promotions to these six key executives—only one of whom is a woman.
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Efter 250 års kamp mod rotter og mus er britisk ø blevet gnaverfriDen isolerede ø Syd Georgia har et rigt dyreliv, som i århundrede har været truet af medbragte gnavere. Nu har 300 tons gift og tre hunde taget livet af hver en rotte.
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Melodi Grand Prix kan gøre befolkningen lykkeligereForskning peger på en sammenhæng mellem en nations lykke og deltagelsen i internationale begivenheder. Andres succes føles som vores egen.
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Ingeniører går forgæves efter teknisk videreuddannelseDet kniber med at skaffe ­relevant teknisk efteruddannelse til ingeniørerne. Mere tværfaglighed og e-learning kan være en del af løsningen, mener to ingeniørvirksomheder.
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Study: Sharks like jazz over other genres of musicThe unpredictable groove of jazz music actually makes jazz the perfect music for sharks because it mimics the unpredictable flop of prey. Read More
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Nasa will send helicopter to Mars to test otherworldly flightThe space agency says it will be the first test of a heavier-than-air aircraft on another planet.
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SURFACING: Magnet Implants? Welcome to the World of Medical Punk“It’s not good enough to talk,” says Jeffrey Tibbetts, a registered nurse whose home plays host to Grindfest, an annual meetup of biohackers. “You should be taking action. That’s kind of our ethos.”
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TEST Sløj Siri hæmmer velfungerende Apple-urApple Watch med 4G-forbindelse virker glimrende - hvis bare den digitale assistent Siri kunne følge med.
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Spørg Scientariet: Hvorfor rasler chipsposer så meget?En læser undrer sig over, at poser med chips lader til at larme meget mere end andre poser. Det svarer folieekspert fra Taffel på.
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Parts shortage halts Mercedes-Benz SUV production in AlabamaThe parts shortage that halted production at Ford, General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler factories has now forced Mercedes-Benz to stop building SUVs at its plant in the US state of Alabama, the automaker said Friday.
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Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attackInvestigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month's primary.
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Rockefeller Collection sold for record-smashing $832 millionIn what was billed as the "sale of the century," the art collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, comprising 1,500 pieces, sold at auction for a record-breaking $832.5 million, Christie's said Friday.
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NASA plans to send mini-helicopter to MarsThe US space agency said Friday it plans to launch the first-ever helicopter to Mars in 2020, a miniature, unmanned drone-like chopper that could boost our understanding of the Red Planet.
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Snapchat dials back redesign that riled usersSnapchat got some of its old look back on Friday in an update to a major redesign that riled users and caused growth to stumble.
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A Helicopter on Mars? NASA Wants to TryThe space agency’s next Martian rover, currently scheduled for a 2020 launch, is to carry a four-pound helicopter.
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Cuckoo bee species 'hiding in plain sight'Researchers identify 15 new species of sneaky bees hidden in museum collections and in an ancient thesis.
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Alignment of mother and offspring body clock could prevent diseases such as heart disease and obesityThe care provided by a mother can impact the body clock and health of offspring after birth, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. By reducing abnormalities in the body clock of offspring, it may be possible to develop therapies for serious lifestyle-related diseases, such as heart disease and obesity.
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6 Takeaways From Trump’s Plans to Try to Lower Drug PricesThe drug industry won some key victories, even if it did not escape entirely unscathed.
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Hunting Rules Have Changed Mama Bear CareSwedish hunting regulations prohibit killing brown bear mothers in company of cubs—so mama bears are caretaking for longer as a result. Jason G. Goldman reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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NASA is sending an autonomous helicopter to Mars in 2020The Mars 2020 rover, which will look for signs of life on the Red Planet, will be carrying another small spacecraft along with it: the Mars Helicopter
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Trump, Softening His Tone, Calls for More Talks on Car EmissionsThe president has directed his administration to negotiate with California over a proposed rollback of fuel economy and tailpipe emissions standards.
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David Pines, 93, Insightful and Influential Physicist, DiesHe helped explain the electric flow of superconductors and the churning matter inside collapsed stars, work that led to Nobel Prizes (but not for him).
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Why Google’s Duplex Demo Didn’t Have Everyone at HelloThis week on the Gadget Lab podcast, we discuss Google's mind-blowing demo of artificial intelligence at its annual developers conference.
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Happy Mother’s Day to all moms, but especially spiders who feed themselves to their babiesAnimals We’re not the only species with reason to be grateful. On Sunday, phone lines across the world will be at their busiest—if we all remember to call our mothers. But we’re hardly the only creatures with good reason to…
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The Atlantic Daily: Here to ReportWhat We’re Following Rising Tensions: After months of escalating clashes with Iran in Syria, Israel is facing a confluence of events—including President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement, a fraught anniversary in Jerusalem, the relocation of the U.S. embassy, and protests on the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip. Some experts fear that this is a recipe for violence. Avi Issachar
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: AT&Teachable Moment?-Written by Elaine Godfrey ( @elainejgodfrey ), Taylor Hosking ( @Taylor__Hosking ), and Lena Felton ( @lenakfelton ) Today in 5 Lines President Trump outlined a plan to lower prescription-drug prices by cutting out the middleman and encouraging market competition, but opted not to change rules restricting the federal government from negotiating drug prices directly with drug manufacturers. In a
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Eruption Of Hawaii Volcano Could Cause Smog, Acid Rain And Ballistic ProjectilesSince Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted on last week, dozens of structures have been destroyed, and thousands have been evacuated. Now, scientists say it could cause volcanic smog, acid rain and ballistic projectiles.
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$10 billion campaign launched to educate every child by 2030A campaign to raise $10 billion to ensure that every child gets a secondary school education by 2030 has received support from the U.N. chief, global and regional banks, and 11.5 million young people who are calling for the biggest education investment in history.
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Walking robots, a YouTube sensation, get ready for marketA robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after years of research.
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Nasa sender helikopter til Mars i 2020Rumagenturet har arbejdet på den knap to kilo tunge helikopter siden 2013.
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Preliminary research shows noninvasive therapy may reverse atherosclerosisInjecting microscopic fibers that remove plaque deposits from artery walls reversed atherosclerosis in preliminary research.
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SpaceX flies 'lessons learned' rocketThe California rocket company SpaceX conducts what is arguably its most important launch to date.
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Oprah to Graduates: Vote! Vote! Vote!There was a time, not so long ago, that Oprah Winfrey’s name was floated as a potential presidential candidate for the 2020 election. It started in jest, sort of, but there’s reason to believe that a candidacy that begins as a joke can end in the Oval Office. Some people still swear Donald Trump’s presidency can be traced back to an infamous 2011 comedic roast by Seth Meyers. If the Donald could
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If Trump Is Laundering Russian Money, Here’s How It WorksShell companies, pseudonyms, shady lawyers, and secrecy: The president’s and his lawyer's business practices match the classic pattern of suspicious activity.
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Does melatonin do anything? (video)Melatonin is a widely used supplement. Many people turn to the hormone hoping it will improve their sleep, but do claims of its efficacy have any merit? Clinical evidence suggests that the benefits of melatonin are modest, and it may not help everyone. And there's little to stop supplement makers from selling you snake oil. Reactions explains the chemistry of this popular sleep aid.
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India has an AI plan—but it’s a long way from catching up with China and the US
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Creationists might not actually understand evolutionA new survey and study compares beliefs about creation with a person’s scientific understanding and finds that the more one knows, the greater the chances are of accepting evolution as fact. Read More
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The Psychology of Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids EditionThe new Echo Dot Kids edition encourages kids to be polite, but psychologists and ethicists want parents to ask deeper questions than *will Alexa make my kid a jerk?*
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SpaceX's upgraded rocket soars with satellite for BangladeshSpaceX lifted Bangladesh's first satellite into orbit Friday using an upgraded rocket designed for dozens of repeat flights including back-to-back, same-day launches.
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Hawaii officials plead for visitors to keep travel plansWarnings that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could shoot boulders and ash out of its summit crater are prompting people to rethink their plans to visit the Big Island.
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Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost complete (Update)Billionaire Elon Musk says he's almost completed a tunnel under a Los Angeles suburb to test a novel transportation system that would scoot commuters underground on electric sleds called skates.
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Physicists to create new X-ray diagnostics for the WEST fusion device in FranceA team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has won a DOE Office of Science award to develop new X-ray diagnostics for WEST—the Tungsten (W) Environment in Steady-state Tokamak—in Cadarache, France. The three-year, $1-million award will support construction of two new devices at PPPL, plus collaboration with French scientists and deploym
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During disasters, active Twitter users likely to spread falsehoodsWe know that Twitter is littered with misinformation. But how good are the social media platform's most active users at detecting these falsehoods, especially during public emergencies?
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Dozens of binaries from Milky Way's globular clusters could be detectable by LISAThe historic first detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes far outside our galaxy opened a new window to understanding the universe. A string of detections—four more binary black holes and a pair of neutron stars—soon followed the Sept. 14, 2015, observation.
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During disasters, active Twitter users likely to spread falsehoodsDuring disasters, active Twitter users are likely to spread falsehoods. That's according to new research that examined false tweets from Hurricane Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombing. Researchers found that 86 to 91 percent of active Twitter users spread misinformation, and that nearly as many did nothing to correct it.
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Researchers question conservation community's acceptance of trophy huntingResearchers at Oregon State University are challenging the premise that trophy hunting is an acceptable and effective tool for wildlife conservation and community development.
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Trump Denounces "Middlemen" and Largely Spares Pharma in Drug Pricing SpeechThe White House proposal would not allow Medicare to negotiate prices or expand medication imports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Mind: How Abusive Relationships Take RootDemands lead to threats, experts say, then to violence and shame.
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Cod and ‘Immune Broth’: California Tests Food as MedicineA state-funded clinical trial will test whether nutritious daily meals for chronically ill people can improve health and reduce medical costs.
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A boost for graphene-based light detectors: Photoexcited graphene puzzle solvedLight detection and control lies at the heart of many modern device applications, such as the camera you have in your phone. Using graphene as a light-sensitive material for light detectors can offer significant improvements with respect to materials being used now. For example, graphene can detect light of almost any color, and it gives an extremely fast electronic response within one millionth o
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Combating the deadly gastrointestinal infection C. diffClostridium difficile infection is the most common cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in developed countries. Researchers have discovered how the C. diff toxin B recognizes the human Frizzled protein, the receptor it uses to invade intestinal cells and lead to deadly gastrointestinal infections. The findings could pave the way for new C. diff antitoxins and also show potential for the develop
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Eyewire Release Report 5/11/2018Happy Friday! To give you a comprehensive picture of everything new on Eyewire, here are all changes since the last report a few weeks ago. We fixed a bug that was making sessions expire when they weren’t supposed to. Scouts: you can now finally see highlighted duplicate segments in Inspect mode! Likewise you can jump between duplicate cubes in order to take a guess at which cube the segment belo
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The Russian trolls ads that polarized the U.S. have been released. You might recognize some.Many of the Russian IRA troll Facebook ads were released today by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee. Read More
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Study of long-term heterosexual couples finds women over-estimate and men underestimate their partner’s sexual advances“Navigating sexual activity can be difficult, especially when partners’ behaviours that indicate their sexual interest are subtle.” Read More
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