atomvåben er heldigvis dyre – men kan masseødelæggelsesvåben blive billige i fremtiden?
https://www.wired.com/2017/03/thank-goodness-nukes-expensive-complicated/|Thank Goodness Nukes Are So Expensive and Complicated]]
Physics and economics have partly protected humans from weapons of mass destruction, but what if WMD of the future are both devastating and cheap?
vaccinationer redder millioner
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303163208.htm|Ten million lives saved by 1962 breakthrough, study says]]
Nearly 200 million cases of polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, adenovirus, rabies and hepatitis A — and approximately 450,000 deaths from these diseases — were prevented in the US alone between 1963 and 2015 by vaccination, researchers estimate.
Crohn's sygdom og manglende epigenetisk enzym
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303143232.htm|Epigenetic enzyme found to be lacking in some patients with Crohn's disease]]
A research team has found how a variant in an important epigenetic enzyme — previously associated by population-based genetic studies with Crohn's disease and other immune disorders — interferes with the action of the innate immune system, potentially upsetting the healthy balance between the microbial population of the gastrointestinal tract and the immune response.
fiskehud mod brændsår
https://www.statnews.com/2017/03/02/brazil-tilapia-skin-burns/|Can Tilapia Skin Be Used to Bandage Burns?]]
With few other treatment options, doctors in Brazil are turning to this popular fish —
https://ing.dk/artikel/analyse-kraever-hojtuddannet-arbejdskraft-at-fa-produktion-hjem-udlandet-194775|Analyse: Det kræver højtuddannet arbejdskraft at få produktion hjem fra udlandet]]
Fremtidens industri er spækket med robotter, og derfor vil amerikanske industriarbejdere få det svært, når Trump vil tvinge virksomheder til at lægge produktionen i USA.
yoga virker mod depression
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303131017.htm|Twice weekly yoga classes plus home practice effective in reducing symptoms of depression]]
People who suffer from depression should participate in yoga and deep (coherent) breathing classes at least twice weekly plus practice at home to receive a significant reduction in their symptoms.
http://bigthink.com/paul-ratner/irish-travellers-recognized-as-ethnic-minority-in-historic-step|Irish Travellers Recognized as Ethnic Minority in "Historic" Step]]
Irish Travellers, a group facing much discrimination and inequality, is given formal ethnic status in Ireland.
http://bigthink.com/think-again-podcast/the-self-in-the-world-nil-gish-jen-nil-think-again-podcast-88|The Self in the World – Gish Jen – Think Again Podcast #88]]
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Novelist and essayist Gish Jen on how fundamental East-West differences in the sense of self play out in art, culture, business, education, and more.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39153113|Can trees cut air pollution?]]
US study reveals how much trees help tackle urban air pollution
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39170488|How bad is air pollution for our health?]]
David Shukman examines the effect that air pollution has on our bodies.
http://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/tech/singularityu-tech-optimistisk-taenketank-aabner-i-danmark|SingularityU: Tech-optimistisk tænketank åbner i Danmark]]
Singularity University's danske afdeling skal forsøge at få verdens mest lovende teknologier til at mødes.
http://www.npr.org/2017/03/04/518527669/for-the-first-time-in-146-years-chicago-goes-without-snow-during-january-and-feb|For The First Time In 146 Years Chicago Goes Without Snow During January And February]]
Tom Skilling, chief meteorologist for WGN-TV and The Chicago Tribune, talks about the Windy City's changing weather, specifically the record-breaking lack of snow this year.
http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/04/world/asia/north-korea-missile-program-sabotage.html|Trump Inherits a Secret Cyberwar Against North Korean Missiles]]
The United States has been trying to sabotage North Korea’s missile program. President Trump must decide what to do next.
https://ing.dk/artikel/hawkings-knap-sa-gode-mestervaerk-194786|Hawkings knap så gode mesterværk]]
Stephen Hawkings syv år gamle bog om nøglen til forståelse af universet har fået en god dansk oversættelse, men indholdet halter stadig.
https://ing.dk/artikel/ny-festival-vil-dyrke-forundringen-fordybelsen-faellesskabet-194787|Ny festival vil dyrke forundringen, fordybelsen og fællesskabet]]
Hovedstadsområdet får en årligt tilbagevendende todages event, hvor danske og internationale forskere med afsæt i naturens verden skal gøre os klogere på universet, Jorden og os selv.
https://ing.dk/video/video-raket-madsen-rammer-7g-sin-raketstol-194921|VIDEO: Raket-Madsen rammer 7G i sin raketstol]]
Peter Madsen fra Raket-Madsens Rumlaboratorium fik sig i dag en snurretur med en kraftpåvirkning på 7 g, da han susede rundt i sin raketdrevet centrifuge.
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-canadian-scientists-cross-border.html|US and Canadian scientists to study cross-border flooding]]
U.S. and Canadian scientists are planning to spend the next five years studying flooding on Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River, which drains the lake north into Quebec, and whether methods can be developed to control future flooding.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303130956.htm|3-D printing with plants]]
Researchers have invented a 3-D printing process for cellulose, the world's most abundant polymer, which could rival petroleum-based plastics as source of printing feedstock.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303163212.htm|Organ-on-a-chip model offers insights into premature aging, vascular disease]]
Using a new progeria-on-a-chip model, investigators have developed a way to recapitulate blood vessel dynamics to better understand vascular disease and aging.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303180139.htm|Electronic energy meters' false readings almost six times higher than actual energy consumption]]
Some electronic energy meters can give false readings that are up to 582% higher than actual energy consumption. The
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303180307.htm|Widespread conflicts of interest among patient-advocacy organizations uncovered]]
Over the past few decades, hundreds of patient-advocacy organizations have emerged in the United States, promoting disease research and influencing FDA and health insurer policies. Now, a new study reveals a large proportion of these organizations have funding or other connections with drug or medical device makers, yet do not adequately disclose the details of these connections or have publicly a
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170303180403.htm|New study sheds light on perceptions of e-cigs]]
Daily users of e-cigarettes see them as about as satisfying or even more satisfying, and less harmful, than cigarettes, according to the results of a small study.
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/could-spacex-get-people-to-the-moon-in-2018/|Could SpaceX Get People to the Moon in 2018?]]
The private launch company must overcome several hurdles to meet its aggressive schedule for an ambitious lunar mission —
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/earths-mantle-is-hotter-than-scientists-thought/|Earth's Mantle Is Hotter Than Scientists Thought]]
The finding will help scientists more accurately model the planet’s geodynamic processes —
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/more-book-recommendations-for-march/|More Book Recommendations for March]]
New science books to check out —
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/slo-mo-made-him-do-it/|Slo-mo Made Him Do It]]
Watching video in slow motion can lead us to believe actions are more intentional —
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-apple-cider-vinegar-can-and-cant-do-for-you/|What Apple Cider Vinegar Can (and Can't) Do For You]]
Apple cider vinegar does have a few things going for it but its powers have been vastly over-estimated in the popular imagination —
https://www.wired.com/2017/03/beauty-mathematics-can-never-lie/|The Beauty of Mathematics: It Can Never Lie to You]]
For Sylvia Serfaty, mathematics is all about truth and beauty and building scientific and human connections.
https://www.wired.com/2017/03/feds-wiretap-trump-tower-not-obama-worry/|If the Feds Did Wiretap Trump Tower, It’s Not Obama Who Should Worry]]
President Trump made extraordinary claims about Obama wiretapping Trump Tower. If wiretapping did take place, it says more about Trump and his associates.
https://www.wired.com/2017/03/geeks-guide-gold-farming/|Remembering the Wild West Era of Videogame Gold Farming]]
The trade in virtual goods isn't what it used to be.
https://www.wired.com/2017/03/normann-copenhagen-flow-table-lamp/|A Gorgeous Lamp That Invigorates as It Illuminates]]
The Flow Table Lamp is brilliant.
https://www.wired.com/2017/03/physics-teachers-really-teach-numerical-calculations/|You Physics Teachers Really Ought to Teach Numerical Calculations]]
Numerical calculations are such an integral part of real world physics that it would be wrong to not include them in the intro courses.
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