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Barbra Streisand's dog cloning: Is it ethical?Sure, you love your dog. But do you love your dog enough to spend $50,000 on a cloned version of your dog that in all likelihood won't act like your departed pal? Read More
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Science : NPR

Unusually High Temperatures In Arctic Rise In FrequencyWeather patterns in the Arctic have been described as "freakishly warm." NPR's Michel Martin talks with climate science professor Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University about what's behind it.
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Viden

Bi-dræbende giftstoffer kan blive forbudte efter EU-analyseEn ny EU-rapport kan stoppe forbruget af nikotinlignende pesticider i Europa.
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In Florida, Flamingos Aren't Making A Comeback — They've Been There All AlongSouth Florida's wild flamingo population was wiped out by the plume trade in the 1800s — or so scientists thought.
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Science | The Guardian

Australia could become first country to eradicate cervical cancerFree vaccine program in schools leads to big drop in rates, although they remain high in the developing world • Ian Frazer: Eliminating cervical cancer globally is within reach Australia could become the first country to eradicate cervical cancer, according to an announcement from the International Papillomavirus Society. Continue reading...
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Science | The Guardian

Eliminating cervical cancer globally is within reach if governments act | Ian FrazerWe have the unique opportunity to wipe out a cancer that kills 250,000 women worldwide each year Cervical cancer is cause by infection with papillomavirus. To our knowledge, every case of cervical cancer is initiated by infection with one of about a dozen closely related types of this virus. The same virus types also include one that seems to be responsible for some other genital cancers, and som
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A Battle among Blue TitsWatching small passerines can be maddening (at least, if you’re trying to photograph them). But it can also be rewarding... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Scientific American Content: Global

The Track Pants IllusionWhy do we see two freakishly thin legs instead of a normal-sized one? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Kids persistently allergic to cow's milk are smaller than peers with nut allergiesChildren who experience persistent allergies to cow's milk may remain shorter and lighter throughout pre-adolescence when compared with children who are allergic to peanuts or tree nuts, according to a retrospective chart review.
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The Atlantic

Russia's Favorite Syrian WarlordBEIRUT—Early on the morning of February 18, Syrian regime forces gathered on a field on the edge of eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held region near Damascus. The sky had just cleared after a weekend of torrential rain that had grounded Russian and Syrian regime warplanes conducting airstrikes on the area. Soon, a stout, bearded man began to speak. Many of the men gathered held up their cellphones to fil
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Science | The Guardian

Cancer patients shed new light on rheumatoid arthritisSide-effects in immunotherapy for cancer patients have given scientists an ally in the battle against rheumatoid arthritis The human immune system is one of the most effective defence mechanisms known to nature. It can ward off myriad microbial invaders: bacteria, viruses and parasites. It is sometimes overwhelmed by disease, of course, but the billions of men and women who now live on Earth are a
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Scientific American Content: Global

2 Long Reads That Will Make You Rethink Our Relationship with NatureHuman reactions to the forces of nature have made New Orleans one of the most unnatural cities in the world. How long can we hold the line? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Big Think

7 powerful all-women teams who changed historyFor Women's History Month we have a list of seven all women teams who changed history. Some were scientists, some soldiers, some living, and some long gone. All of them shaped the world. Read More
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Big Think

Mentally ill people far more likely to be the victims of mass shootings, than the perpetrators of themHow do we even define mental illness? Read More
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Rocker bottom shoes help reduce chronic low back painA new study confirms that rocker bottom shoes helps strengthen back muscles, improving the spine's curvature and thus reducing low back pain.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Weekend heart attacks twice as likely to kill young patientsYoung heart attack patients are twice as likely to die if they are admitted to hospital during the weekend compared to a weekday, according to a new study in more than 80,000 patients.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Heart attack patients prescribed antidepressants have worse one-year survivalHeart attack patients prescribed antidepressants have lower one-year survival rates, according to new research.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Planning for smallpox outbreak must consider immunosuppressionNew research reveals that the number of people living with weakened immune systems must be examined when planning for the real risk of smallpox re-emerging in the world. The research poses a warning after Canadian scientists last year created a smallpox-like virus in a lab using just mail order DNA.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Antibiotics may impact cancer treatment efficacyThere is mounting laboratory evidence that in the increasingly complex, targeted treatment of cancer, judicious use of antibiotics also is needed to ensure these infection fighters don't have the unintended consequence of also hampering cancer treatment, scientists report.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

3-D-written model to provide better understanding of cancer spreadResearchers have helped create a lifelike cancer environment out of polymer to better predict how drugs might stop its course.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Short-term increases in inhaled steroid doses do not prevent asthma flare-ups in childrenResearchers have found that temporarily increasing the dosage of inhaled steroids when asthma symptoms begin to worsen does not effectively prevent severe flare-ups, and may be associated with slowing a child's growth, challenging a common medical practice involving children with mild-to-moderate asthma.
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Space Photos of the Week: 410 Lights Years Away, a Proto-Saturn Comes to LifeAfter a star forms, a leftover ring of dust and gas eventually forms into planets.
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Missilforsvar, sonarer og krydsermissiler: Danmark oprusterDe danske fregatter bliver omdrejningspunktet for en række store investeringer i våben, som Danmark ikke før har rådet over.
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Scientific American Content: Global

Human Ancestors Had the Same Dental Problems as Us – Even without Fizzy Drinks and SweetsThey probably experienced dental abrasion similar to what is found today from eating tough and surprisingly acidic fibrous foods -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Popular Science

How to choose the best TV streaming device for youDIY Find the right dongle. To stream content to your television, you'll first have to choose between the dongles offered by Amazon, Apple, Google, Roku, and others. Here's how to pick.
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BBC News - Science & Environment

World's first 'plastic-free' aisle opens in NetherlandsConsumers don't have to pay an additional price for getting their food in environment friendly packaging.
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'Dr. Strangelove' Is Basically a DocumentaryThe movie is fiction, but according to Daniel Ellsberg the scenarios involved aren't far from reality.
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Newly Found Equifax Victims, Apple Vulnerabilities, and More Security News This WeekA higher Equifax tally, Apple vulnerabilities, and more of the week's top security news.
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Scientific American Content: Global

Robot Dogs May Be Creepy, but Real Dogs Don't Fear TechnologyTouch screens may offer dogs mental stimulation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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In Case You Missed ItTop news from around the world -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Live Science

What Were George Washington's Teeth Made Of? (It's Not Wood)Here's the horrifying story behind the former president's dentures.
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The Atlantic

Tanks vs. AK-47s, and other Aspects of the Gun DebatePreviously in this series: “ A Gun Holdup Victim on Whether He Wishes He Had Been Armed ” “ White Male Privilege ” “ A Case Against Gun Control ” “ The Cultural Roots of a Gun-Massacre Society ” “ A Veteran on the Need to Control Civilian Arms ” “ ‘Show Us the Carnage,’ Continued ” “ Only in America ” “ Show Us the Carnage ” “ The Empty Rituals of an American Massacre ” and before that: “ Why the
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The Atlantic

Three Billboards—Beyond Ebbing, MissouriThis story contains plot spoilers for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. In the fictional town of Ebbing, Missouri, it seems like everyone—the town priest, the kids at the local high school—is trying to convince Mildred Hayes to take her billboards down. The 2017 crime drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri centers around the large red signs that Mildred (Frances McDormand) puts
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The Atlantic

How Kara Walker Recasts Racism’s Bitter LegacyLast year , a white-supremacist rally in defense of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, sparked a national conversation about Confederate monuments and, more broadly, about the ways in which the ugliest moments in American history are memorialized. Years before these shrines to the Confederacy began to topple, the artist Kara Walker was already capturing the traumas that extend f
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Ingeniøren

Neandertalere malede verdens ældste hulemalerierFund i spanske grotter dateres til at være skabt mindst 20.000 år før, det moderne menneske kom til Europa.
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The Best Free Songwriting Apps for iPhone and AndroidTurn yourself into a songwriter with one of these great apps.
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Big Think

Amy Chua – U.S. and Them – Think Again - a Big Think Podcast #137Think you're "post-tribal"? Think again. Attorney and "tiger mom" Amy Chua on groupthink in America and abroad. Read More
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Scientific American Content: Global

Why Do Antidepressants Cause Weight Gain?Up to 25% of people who take antidepressants report significant weight gain. Is there anything you can do to fight back? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending March 3, 2018)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Live Science

Oldest Tattooed Woman Is an Egyptian MummyAn archaeologist who followed a hunch has discovered the oldest figural tattoos in the world on the bodies of two 5,000-year-old mummies from Egypt.
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The Atlantic

Teachers Are Not SoldiersIn response to the Parkland school shooting last month, a handful of Florida legislators recently approved two bills that would set aside tens of millions of dollars to train teachers to carry firearms. The legislation echoes calls from President Trump and others for schools to arm teachers as a solution to prevent more campus massacres from happening. “We have to let the bad guy know that they a
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The Atlantic

The Graduate 50 Years After Its Oscar WinEditor’s Note: This is part of The Atlantic’s ongoing series looking back at 1968. All past articles and reader correspondence are collected here . New material will be added to that page through the end of 2018. In 1968, The Graduate was nominated for seven Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, and Best Dire
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Critter-finding mission to Antarctica’s Larsen C iceberg scrappedThick sea ice ended a rapid-response mission to study seafloor that lay beneath Larsen C iceberg.
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Drones Help Bring Back Electricity in Puerto RicoAs the island struggles to come back online after Hurricane Maria, commercial quadcopters do the job quickly and safely.
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Stop Calling Snapchat a Social NetworkIn a crowded social media landscape, Snapchat needs to reinvent itself as the internet's favorite camera app.
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The Atlantic

Baby Steps for Gun ReformI like it when Congress surprises me. I really do. After more than two decades covering Washington, one has a tendency to grow jaded about the dysfunctionality of the legislative branch. Meaningful progress is increasingly the exception rather than the rule, especially on issues that are divisive and complicated—which these days means pretty much all issues. So when I say that, despite all the hu
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Ingeniøren

Nyt grej på teleskoper skal veje fjerne planeterMåling af bevægelser i skildpaddetempo billioner af kilometer væk. Det er vejen til at opdage og finde massen på jordlignende planeter.
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NYT > Science

The World Is Embracing S.U.V.s. That’s Bad News for the Climate.For the first time last year, S.U.V.s made up more than one in three cars sold globally as drivers in China, Australia and Europe ditched sedans.
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The Atlantic

The Muslims Who Want to Save OctopusesZANZIBAR—Ivory pirates, slave traders, and naturalists alike have long sought out the Zanzibar archipelago, a biodiverse group of islands lying off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa. One of these islands, Misali, is surrounded by a six-mile coral reef. It teems with rare life: hawksbill turtles, flying foxes, coconuts crabs—and lots of octopuses. This island is special to Muslims, who form the
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Ingeniøren

Spørg Scientariet: Hvad er der galt med mit induktionskomfur?Flere læsere har bøvl med induktionskomfuret. Hvorfor varmer gryderne ikke, og kan man eventuelt selv løse problemet ved at lægge en magnetisk skive imellem gryde og komfur? Malte Olsen fra NBI svarer.
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Science | The Guardian

Britain's contaminated blood scandal: ‘I need them to admit they killed our son’In the 1970s and 80s, 4,689 British haemophiliacs were treated with contaminated blood products. So far, more than half of them have died. The government knew there were risks involved. The patients didn’t. Will they ever get justice? It has been called the biggest treatment disaster in the history of the NHS, and a “horrific human tragedy”. But Su Gorman, whose husband has endured years of ill h
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Viden

Googles assistent kommer på dansk - usikkert om deres dimser følger tropApples Siri får kamp til stregen, når Google inden længe slipper deres digitale assistent løs på dansk. Uvist om firmaets telefoner og smarte højtalere også får dansk debut.
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Science | The Guardian

Sarah Teichmann: ‘I wake as early as 4am and think about work’The 42-year-old scientist is head of cellular genetics at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge Sleep I need seven or eight hours. My daughters, aged 10 and five, are in bed by 8.30pm. My husband and I have different methods of getting them to bed: he likes nature television programmes; I like reading in German. Both my father and husband are German, so we try to maintain the language. Before
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BBC News - Science & Environment

Berta Caceres: Honduras executive held over dam activist's murderPolice in Honduras arrest the suspected mastermind in the murder of Berta Caceres.
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New Lawsuit Exposes Google's Desperation to Improve DiversityA white male former employee has sued Google for allegedly favoring women and minorities in internal policies—this time within YouTube.
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Live Science

Satellite View Shows 'Bomb Cyclone' Battering US East CoastA stunning video from space shows a winter storm – also known as a "bomb cyclone" – slamming into the northeast United States today (March 2). Flooding and sheets of snow and rain accompanied the storm, along with strong waves along the coasts.
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Millennial Viagra Startup Hims Is Now Worth $200 MillionLess than a year old, Hims has found a profitable niche in treating male insecurity.
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This Publisher Foresaw an Internet of Fiction Mixed With FactFacebook has had some bumpy years. Critics, especially Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp CEO Robert Thomson, have no intention of letting the crisis go to waste.
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Facebook Doesn't Know How Many People Followed Russians on InstagramBy leaving Instagram followers off the public record, Columbia researcher Jonathan Albright says Facebook is making the Russian trolls' true audience appear artificially low.
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