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John McCain Would Have Passed the Anne Frank Test
A decade ago, on one of his seemingly countless visits to Iraq, John McCain, who was generally immune to the charms of introspection—“Stop trying to get me on the couch, you shit” he once said, smiling, when I tried to encourage him toward self-analysis—talked about the dominion of human cowardice, and the story of Anne Frank, in a way that I found startling. We had been discussing the American w
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For 100 år siden dræbte virus 50 millioner: Det vil ske igen, advarer dansk ekspert
Én gang i hvert århundrede rammer den perfekte virus. Sidst det skete – i 1918 – kaldte vi det den Spanske Syge.
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Ingeniøren
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I fremtiden skal fiskebådene kun fange de fisk, som er bestilt
Fiskeri ‘a la carte’ kan betyde slutningen på bifangst, mener forskerne bag EU-projektet Smartfish.
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Starwatch: the Swan soars across the midnight sky
The constellation Cygnus rises in the east this week and is high in the sky by the middle of the night This week look out for the glorious constellation Cygnus, the Swan . It is one of the finest constellations that the northern hemisphere has to offer. It rises in the east as the night draws in, and by midnight is soaring high across the sky. Cygnus is shaped like a cross. Its great neck stretch
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Big Think
Bitcoin is closer to breaking into the mainstream than ever before
There are some big hurdles for Bitcoin to overcome. Cryptocurrencies must become practical for real-world use. Read More
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Cryptominers dreaming of rebound after price crash
Surrounded by the cryptocurrency mining "rig" that is taking over his bedroom, "Ali" lays bare the risks of his trade, revealing his profits "are a tenth of what they were".
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Science | The Guardian
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Roman coins found in Yorkshire revealed after years of secrecy
Detectorists who found silver treasure led archaeologists to high-status site in 2015 One of the earliest Roman settlements ever to be discovered in the Yorkshire region has been unearthed by a group of crowdfunded archaeologists. The exact location of the high-status settlement has been kept a secret to protect it from night hawkers (illegal metal-detectorists) and looters, but archaeologists ha
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Scientific American Content: Global
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The Apex and the (Possible) End of Fissure 8
Have we seen the last days of Fissure 8? Or is it merely sleeping. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Atlantic
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A Look Back at Hurricane Harvey: One Year Since Landfall
A year ago this weekend, Hurricane Harvey came ashore, roaring into Texas and Louisiana. Trapped between weather systems, Harvey sat in place over Southeast Texas for days, dumping trillions of gallons of rain, and spawning unprecedented flooding. Harvey set the record as the wettest tropical cyclone ever to hit the contiguous United States, and tied with Katrina as one of the costliest tropical
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Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
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Jury still out on aspirin a day to prevent heart attack and stroke
The jury is still out on whether people at moderate risk of a first heart attack or stroke should take daily aspirin to lower their risk, according to late breaking results from the ARRIVE study.
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Big Think
The secret of the “undying Russian” who can pass his hand through molten metal
A steel worker becomes an unlikely viral star for his ability to touch molten metal. Read More
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Dagens Medicin
Hjertelæger vil skabe klarhed med ny definition af myokardieinfarkt
Professor Kristian Thygesen, Aarhus Universitetshospital, har stået i spidsen for det internationale taskforce, der har udformet den fjerde universelle definition af myokardieinfarkt, som er fremlagt på ESC-kongressen.
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Dagens Medicin
Forebyggende brug af ICD’er ændrer ikke hjertesvigtpatienters livskvalitet
Patienter med ikke-iskæmisk hjertesvigt havde samme forbedring af livskvalitet, uanset om de fik en ICD eller ikke, viser delresultater fra det såkaldte DANISH-studie præsenteret på ESC-kongressen.
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Dagens Medicin
Mentalt begrænsede ældre har fordoblet risiko for hjertedød
Nyt studie viser, at ældres mentale status har indflydelse på risikoen for at dø af hjerteanfald.
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Dagens Medicin
Dybe panderynker kan sladre om risiko for hjertedød
Nyt studie viser, at rynker i panden kan være indikator for risiko for dødsfald på grund af hjerte-kar-sygdomme.
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Dagens Medicin
Type 2-diabetes rammer kvinders hjerter hårdest
I befolkningen som helhed får mænd oftere hjerte-kar-sygdomme, men når kvinder får diabetes rammes deres hjerte og kar hårdere end mændenes, viser en national dansk befolkningsundersøgelse præsenteret på ESC-kongressen.
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Dagens Medicin
App kan screene for arterieflimmer
Mobiltelefoner kan bruges screene for for arterieflimmer ved hjælp af app, der måler og klassificerer hjerterytmen.
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Dagens Medicin
Antallet af afvigende blodprøvesvar er stærk markør for dødelighed
Velafprøvede blodprøvemålinger er gode til risikovurdering af patienter med mistænkt hjertesygdom, viser undersøgelse præsenteret på ESC-kongressen.
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Dagens Medicin
Ny undersøgelse fokuserer på årsager til hjerteanfald blandt kvinder
Spontan koronararteriedissektion er årsag til omkring en tredjedel af alle hjerteanfald blandt kvinder under 60 år.
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The Atlantic
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ISIS Is Ready For a Resurgence
For nearly a year, Islamic State-watchers had wondered whether Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the group, was alive. Then on Wednesday, he resurfaced for the first time in 11 months, releasing a recorded speech to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. In the 55-minute speech—his longest of those that have been made public—he referenced recent events, indicating that it was recorded over the
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The Atlantic
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Great-Heart Is Gone
I was not an intimate of John McCain, but I knew him—I testified before his committee, traveled with him to international conferences, and occasionally spoke with him in private. Our last extended conversation took place a couple of weeks after the 2016 election at a conference in Halifax. “Senator, have you spoken with the president-elect?” I asked. “Yes,” he replied. “I called him the week afte
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Apple Pay comes to Costco, but Walmart remains a holdout
Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this article misidentified who gets a cut of the transactions if Walmart joined Apple Pay. The banks used through the Apple Pay app would receive a 0.15 percent cut.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Fish oils do not prevent heart attack or strokes in people with diabetes
Munich, Germany – 26 Aug 2018: Fish oil supplements do not prevent heart attacks or strokes in patients with diabetes, according to late breaking results from the ASCEND trial presented today in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 20181 and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Ten-year outcomes of the Arterial Revascularisation Trial revealed today
The 10-year outcomes of the Arterial Revascularisation Trial (ART) are presented today in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 2018.
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The Atlantic
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The Trump-McCain Feud Never Ended
The tweet from President Trump came about a half hour after John McCain’s death had been announced on Saturday night. It was 21 words long, and despite a respectful tone, the president mustered exactly zero words of praise for the late Republican senator. “My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain,” Trump wrote . “Our hearts and prayers are with you!” One can i
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Apps a timely reminder for those on heart medication
New research from the University of Sydney shows mobile apps could potentially save lives by helping people with coronary heart disease keep on top of their medication. Published today in Heart, the study shows the use of high-quality medication reminder apps increases people's adherence to cardiovascular medication.
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BBC News – Science & Environment
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Galileo: Funding pledge for UK rival to EU sat-nav system
The UK's own satellite navigation system project is to get a £92m boost, an official tells the BBC.
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Big Think
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China and Europe stand out on world map of atheism
Faith is in retreat, atheism is on the march. But only in China does a majority positively state they don’t believe in God. Read More
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Insider Q&A: AT&T entertainment exec on future of video
David Christopher, who runs AT&T's wireless and entertainment businesses, has a bird's eye view of how streaming media and video are evolving.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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No grass': Europe's livestock sector stricken by drought
"Our cows have been living off hay cut in June, there isn't any grass," says Jean-Guillaume Hannequin, a farmer in eastern France, who like his counterparts across much of northern Europe is wondering how he will feed his animals this winter.
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Science | The Guardian
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Six to eight hours of sleep best for the heart, says study
Research shows sleep deprivation or excessive hours in bed increase risk of coronary artery disease or stroke Six to eight hours of sleep a night is most beneficial for the heart, while more or less than that could increase the risk of coronary artery disease or a stroke, researchers have suggested. The study, presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich, indicates sleep dep
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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French farmers furious as wild boars run amok
With a gaping hole in the ground and tangled corn stalks strewn across Yves Rolland's field, it looks as if it has been hit by a tornado. He already knows who the culprits are.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands
Tropical Storm Lane limped away from the Hawaii islands on Saturday after dumping heavy rain that triggered flash floods but caused no known casualties.
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Popular Science
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How to manage your digital read-it-later list—before it's too late
DIY Don't let it grow out of control. It's time to tackle the mountain of articles you saved to read "later"—and then never looked at again. Here's how to rip through your to-read list.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Oxygen therapy for patients suffering from a heart attack does not prevent heart failure
Oxygen therapy does not prevent the development of heart failure. Neither does it reduce the long-term risk of dying for patients with suspected heart attack. This has been proven for the first time by researchers at Karolinska Institutet as a result of a major Swedish study. The study is to be presented at the European Society of Cardiology's (ESC) cardiology congress in Munich and published at t
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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube
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Out of Sight | Don't Blink
Ever wonder what the world might look like if you could see beyond the visible light spectrum? Cameras can capture UV and infrared light to see up to the cosmos and down into our own macro universe revealing the world as you have never seen it before. Stream Don't Blink on Discovery GO: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/dont-blink/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us
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Tesla’s Legal Woes, Bugatti’s Insane Supercar, and More Car News
Plus, an advanced Porsche 911, and why San Francisco’s new $2 billion transit terminal doesn’t tick all the boxes.
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Donald Trump's Courthouse Woes Top This Week's Internet News Roundup
The president's onetime allies—and their varying legal battles—monopolized online chatter this week.
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Science : NPR
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Researching Heatstroke In Athletes
The death of a University of Maryland player is among a number of training deaths in college football recently. Melissa Block speaks with Douglas Casa who has researched the causes.
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Science : NPR
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Helping Clean Florida's 'Red Tide'
Piles of dead, rotting fish are washing ashore on parts of Florida's coastline due to red tide, a seasonal algal bloom. Captain Destiny Ibasfalean talks with NPR's Melissa Block.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Security millimetre wave body scanner safe for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators
Munich, Germany — Aug. 26, 2018: Body scanners used for security checks are safe for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators, according to late breaking research presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Jury still out on aspirin a day to prevent heart attack and stroke
Munich, Germany — 26 Aug 2018: The jury is still out on whether people at moderate risk of a first heart attack or stroke should take daily aspirin to lower their risk, according to late breaking results from the ARRIVE study presented today in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 2018 and with simultaneous publication in the Lancet.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Extended use of oral anticoagulant after hospital discharge reduces non-fatal blood clots
Munich, Germany — Aug. 26, 2018: The use of an oral anticoagulant medicine in medically ill patients for 45 days following their discharge from the hospital reduces the rate of non-fatal symptomatic blood clots with no impact on fatal blood clots, according to late breaking results from the MARINER trial presented today in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 2018 and published in The New England J
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Weight loss drug does not increase cardiovascular events
A weight loss drug does not increase cardiovascular events, according to late breaking results from the CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 trial1 presented today in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress2 and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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The Atlantic
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America Soured on My Multiracial Family
There are three fundamental, complicating truths about adoption. First, every single adoption begins with profound loss. Through death, abandonment, or even loving surrender, a child suffers the loss of his or her mother and father. Second, the demographics of those in need of loving homes do not precisely match the demographics of those seeking a new child. Adoptive parents are disproportionatel
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Cooking with coal, wood, or charcoal associated with cardiovascular death
Long-term use of coal, wood, or charcoal for cooking is associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, according to a study presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Finding the sweet spot of a good night's sleep: Not too long and not too short
Researchers have found a sweet spot of six to eight hours sleep a night is most beneficial for heart health. More or less is detrimental. Their findings are presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Sleeping 5 hours or less a night associated with doubled risk of cardiovascular disease
Middle-aged men who sleep five hours or less per night have twice the risk of developing a major cardiovascular event during the following two decades than men who sleep seven to eight hours, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Short and fragmented sleep linked to hardened arteries
Sleeping less than six hours or waking up several times in the night is associated with an increased risk of asymptomatic atherosclerosis, which silently hardens and narrows the arteries, according to results of the PESA study presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Impaired mental status is associated with doubled death risk after heart attack in elderly
Impaired mental status is associated with a doubled risk of death one year after a heart attack in elderly patients, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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Ingeniøren
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Plast blev allerede fundet i maven på en hval i 1971
Plastforureningen i verdenshavene begyndte for mange år siden, viser et gammelt notat, som norske forskere har fundet.
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Small-town Ingenuity Is Making Gigabit Broadband a Reality
Opinion: Surprise! Some of the fastest, most affordable internet in the country can be found in tiny communities.
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Even H3 Review: Wireless Headphones That Give You a Hearing Test
Even’s H3 wireless headphones give you a hearing test to personalize your sound. We review the headphones and its EarPrint tech.
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The Atlantic
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Trump’s Contempt for the Law Will Be His Downfall
Michael Cohen’s guilty plea this week, on charges including campaign-finance violations, brought the investigations directly to the president. It has also, however, supplied Trump and his allies with new material with which to cry “witch hunt.” Having argued all along that the investigations are political in character, they point now to strained legal claims focused on Trump’s sexual history. Dis
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The Atlantic
Viv Albertine’s Got Something to Say
“Too much throwing liquid.” Thus opined an early reader of the middle-aged Englishwoman/punk rock avenger Viv Albertine’s memoir To Throw Away Unopened , commenting (Albertine tells us) on the second scene in the book in which the author douses men with beer. The first time, it’s at a solo gig—intimate, low volume—and the men in question won’t stop blabbering and laughing. She steps offstage to c
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The Atlantic
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The Revolution That Rewrote Life's History
Biologists have argued for a long time, long before molecular phylogenetics began complicating matters, about how to define species. The concept dates back at least to Carl Linnaeus, who during the 18th century defined a species in his system of binomial nomenclature as an entity (an aggregation of creatures, but still an entity) that had constancy and essence. Charles Darwin in the 19th century,
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Live Science
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Why Does the Earth Rotate?
You can thank the solar system's head-spinning early years for Earth's rotation.
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Stop Sending Money on Venmo. There Are Better Alternatives
We're increasingly wary of sharing too much on social media. So why are we still doing it on Venmo?
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China Built the World’s Largest Telescope. Then Came the Tourists
Thousands of people moved to let China build and protect the world’s largest telescope. And then the government drew in orders of magnitude more tourists, potentially undercutting its own science in an attempt to promote it.
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Science : NPR
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So Far, More Heat Waves Do Not Mean More Heat Deaths
The spread of air conditioning may have kept some people from dying in this summer's extreme heat. But studies project more heat-related illnesses as the climate warms. (Image credit: Jae C. Hong/AP)
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The Atlantic
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Hurricane Harvey Is Houston’s Unending Nightmare
HOUSTON—It’s a hypermodern skill, the ability to spot a viral moment in the face of strife. As Hurricane Harvey beat down on Houston, there was former mayor Bill White, inching his way through waist-deep water, hiking staff in his right hand and laptop-stuffed briefcase tucked like a football in his left. And there was his neighbor, who, while waiting for White at the water’s edge, couldn’t resis
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The Atlantic
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An Actually Magical Convention
I was supposed to spend the week in Aspen Colorado, with a serious and bipartisan group of formers and yet-might-be s, plus a few oracles and deep thinkers, deliberating the future of international politics. Admittedly, things being what they are, this eminent group is now largely reduced to whistling past the graveyard of American foreign policy, but that’s not why I played hooky. I wanted to go
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The Atlantic
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The Death of Political Courage
More than a decade ago, Senator John McCain sought to stop the Bush administration’s attempt to weaken the protections offered by Geneva Conventions. The provision at issue was obscure, the matter legally complicated, and the White House was ready to fight. But McCain was determined. At the time, I served as the senator’s foreign policy adviser. Talking in his office, we went over the issue one m
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New Scientist – Home
The Neuroscience of Emotion: time to take our emotions very seriously
Is non-conscious emotion possible, in animals, humans, even robots? This is just one fascinating thought experiment in an authoritative new book on emotions
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Bleeding in patients treated with anticoagulants should stimulate search for cancer
Bleeding in patients treated with anticoagulants should stimulate a search for cancer, according to late breaking results from the COMPASS trial1 presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival after a decade
Munich, Germany — Aug. 26, 2018: Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade, according to late breaking results from the ASCOT Legacy study presented today at ESC Congress 2018 and published in The Lancet.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Patients with high blood pressure unlikely to reduce salt
Patients with high blood pressure are relying solely on medication to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, rather than decreasing salt intake as instructed by their physicians, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2018, the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
Four out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation have unknown brain damage
Four out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation but no history of stroke or transient ischemic attack have previously unknown brain damage, according to the first results of the Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort Study (Swiss-AF) presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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New Scientist – Home
Practice your hoop skills with an Alexa-powered pedal bin
The best way to play with your food is with a voice activated trashcan that swings open on demand
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New Scientist – Home
Flashing checkerboard patterns let us see a picture that doesn’t exist
Using patterned light to illuminate an object and then flashing those same patterns on a screen can let our eyes build up an image that isn’t really there
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Ingeniøren
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Fremtidens store tilbageblik: At se fortiden kræver langsigtet planlægning
James Webb-rumteleskopet skal i 2021 afløse legendariske Hubble. Og det næste store teleskop er allerede på tegnebrættet.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Deep forehead wrinkles may signal a higher risk for cardiovascular mortality
Are wrinkles just an inevitable consequence of aging, or could they signal something more sinister?
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cognitive science
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What is Neuroplasticity and how does it work? (Introductory video)
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Science | The Guardian
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Natural History Museum evolves into theatre to stage Darwin puppet show
Australian writer persuaded museum to convert gallery for run of acclaimed production An Australian writer has persuaded London’s Natural History Museum to turn one of its galleries into a theatre to stage his acclaimed puppet show for grownups about the early adventures of Charles Darwin. Following a sellout run in Brisbane, where the show was commissioned, David Morton’s The Wider Earth went on

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