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Good News for Women With Breast Cancer: Many Don’t Need ChemoMany women with early-stage forms of the disease can forego chemo, based on a test that measures the activity of genes involved in breast cancer recurrence.
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The Atlantic
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American Foreign Policy: It’s Worse Than It LooksThis past week I argued that the current U.S. approach to China mattered enormously, and was being grievously mishandled. The set-up for the argument was a ranking of which U.S. relationships were “most” by a variety of criteria, which the Atlantic.com’s editor Adrienne LaFrance brilliantly summarized this way: Via Twitter . Now, two reader reactions I’d like to quote. First, from the author (and
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Ingeniøren
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Ingeniør i krydsfeltet mellem fysik og arkæologiCivilingeniør forlod sit fysikprofessorat for at uddanne sig til arkæolog. Nu fremmer hans fysikviden forståelsen af fortiden.
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Prices Keep Rising for Drugs Treating Painful Sex in WomenPharmaceutical companies get away with marking up drugs used to improve women’s sex lives because there’s little public outcry over a topic that’s pretty much taboo.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Lithuania holds hackathon to mint digital collector coinLithuania's central bank on Saturday held a hackathon aimed at issuing the world's first digital collector coin to mark this year's centenary of independence for the Baltic eurozone state.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Whale dies in Thailand after swallowing 80 plastic bagsA whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags, officials said, ending an attempted rescue that failed to nurse the mammal back to health.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Erdogan says Uber 'finished' in TurkeyUber faces being banned in Turkey after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the ride hailing app was "finished" on Saturday following an intense lobbying campaign from Istanbul taxi drivers.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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At least 18 killed as fresh storms hit north IndiaFresh wind storms swept across northern India killing at least 18 people and leaving a trail of damage, officials said Saturday.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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The Uzbek entrepreneur tapping paper's age-old powerThe passage of time seems to have slowed down at Zarif Mukhtarov's paper mill in a village not far from ex-Soviet Uzbekistan's silk road city, Samarkand.
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Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories
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Russian space capsule with 3 astronauts lands in KazakhstanA Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts from the International Space Station has landed safely in the steppes of Kazakhstan.
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Science | The Guardian
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Don't turn to the military to solve the climate-change crisisWarning about conflicts, wars and mass migration is the wrong way to approach things The Australian Senate’s declaration last month that climate change is a “current and existential national security risk” was clearly intended to inject much-needed urgency into the country’s climate policy stalemate. Bringing together the unusual bedfellows of military generals and environmentalists to warn about
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Why do some sleep-deprived people experience worse cognitive functioning than others?The key to predicting how someone is affected by sleep loss may be found in microRNAs (miRNAs), according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Science | The Guardian
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Addressing the antibiotics crisis | LettersGreater investment in early-stage drug research and market-entry rewards are essential, says Anthony McDonnell I read with interest your article ( Antibiotics crisis made worse by shortages in supply , 1 June) on the Access to Medicine Foundation report into this topic. Its excellent report highlights an important problem. A failing supply chain along with a lack of investment in new antibiotics i
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Science | The Guardian
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Sweet nothings, lazy slurs and rhyming slang | Brief lettersBrian McFadden’s dress sense | Antimaterialism | Amazon jargon | Restaurant names | Marshmallow test | Brian Close I’m so sorry Brian McFadden found it difficult to make good clothes choices when he went solo but I didn’t appreciate him saying he “looked like an old lesbian aunt” ( Boys to men , G2, 30 May). I’m a lesbian aunt (who at 58 I’m sure he would deem ancient), I’ve never worn a suede shi
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Science | The Guardian

Richard Wilson obituaryMy father, Richard Wilson, who has died aged 92, was an experimental particle physicist and humanitarian. As a professor of physics at Harvard University his work focused on the structure of the nucleon using Harvard’s cyclotron and other accelerators around the world. When the university’s cyclotron became obsolete, he helped adapt it for the treatment of cancerous tumours. Dick held principled
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Scientific American Content: Global
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A Bite Out of TimeA dinosaur's rib shows evidence of a traumatic encounter with a carnivore. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Scientific American Content: Global
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When Former Competitors Get to Design Tournaments of Their OwnScience Olympiad alumni created a new breed of tournament that brings a range of competitors together on college campuses around the country — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Big Think
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The last frontier on planet Earth will be mapped by 2030Only 5-15% of the World Ocean’s floor has been mapped. This herculean effort is set to tackle our planet’s last frontier. Read More
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Is exercise associated with lower risk of death for adult survivors of childhood cancer?Vigorous exercise is associated with reductions in the risk of death among adult survivors of childhood cancer.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Erdafitinib shows promise in urothelial cancer patients with specific mutationsIn an international Phase II trial led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, treatment with the oral FGFR inhibitor erdafitinib (ERDA) was well-tolerated and achieved a robust response for patients with metastatic urothelial, or urinary tract, cancers harboring mutations in the FGFR3 gene.
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Crime Fighting Gets High-Tech Advances Palantir, Axom, and MoreBeyond big data, officers are increasingly turning to software and ­predictive analytics from companies like Palantir to anticipate when and where misdeeds are likely to occur.
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Live Science
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Blood in Your Veins Is Not Blue — Here's Why It's Always RedSometimes blood can look blue through our skin. But this is an optical illusion.
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Big Think
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How does the brain process speech? We now know the answer, and it’s fascinatingNYU researchers may have finally put to rest the mystery of how speech is processed in the brain. Read More
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Venner laver plastikaffald om til genbrug med hjemmelavet kværnPå Refshaleøen i København laver Von Plast gamle ølkrus om til fliser og lamper.
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President Trump's Attempts to Discredit the Media Top This Week's Internet NewsThese days, Ambien tweets, President Trump trying to discredit the media, and journalists back from the dead are no longer surprising.
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Scientific American Content: Global
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Astrobiology Roundup: Stars in a Multiverse, Drills on Mars and MoreThe northern summer brings some intriguing research and exciting developments — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

ASCO18: Trial shows how PET scans help tailor therapy for esophageal cancerSurvival results for the CALGB 80303 Trial presented at ASCO18 show that PET scan may determine which esophageal cancer patients should continue first chemotherapy and who should switch.
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ASCO18: Updated Phase 1 results of crizotinib against MET-amplified lung cancerBy lowering the bar for 'high MET amplification,' a study suggests that crizotinib may benefit more MET-amplified non-small cell lung cancer patients than previously thought.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

ASCO: ALEX trial results show alectinib further outpacing crizotinib in ALK+ NSCLCUpdated data presented at ASCO 2018 further consolidate alectinib as the standard-of-care for first-line treatment of ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer.
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The Atlantic
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Why Do People Sign Yearbooks?In 1635, the first public school in what would become the United States opened for classes. The Boston Latin School admitted only boys and focused on a humanities curriculum. The first “yearbooks” and their signatures can be traced back to the East Coast schools of the late 17th century, where people would sign scrapbook-style books containing hair clippings, dried flowers, newspaper articles, an
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Ingeniøren

Sådan byggede Nordisk Film sin 4D-biograf i Lyngby opI maj åbnede Nordisk Film Biografer i Lyngby sin nye 4DX-biograf, så gæsterne kunne få rystende stole, snevejr, lyn og torden. Ingeniøren var med bag kulisserne, da salen blev bygget op.
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4D-biografen: Med Nordisk Film og Deadpool på arbejdeIngeniøren var med, da Nordisk Film Biografer omdannede en almindelig biografsal i Lyngby til en 4DX-sal. Hundredvis af kabler blev trukket forud for premieren i maj, og nu kan gæsterne hygge sig i mørket med ’blodstænk’ i ansigtet …
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Science : NPR
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Canadian Government To Buy Oil PipelineThe Canadian government is planning to buy an embattled pipeline expansion project. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with the CBC's Vassy Kapelos.
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Science : NPR
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Swimming From Japan To San FranciscoBen Lecomte is the first person to try to swim across the Pacific Ocean. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to him from Choshi, Japan before he departs to attempt the journey.
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Softbank Gives GM's Self-Driving Biz $2B And More Car News This WeekPlus: Tesla improves braking with a software update, Uber flirts with Waymo, and more.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Landmark study finds more breast cancer patients can safely forgo chemotherapyA 21-gene test performed on tumors could enable most patients with the most common type of early breast cancer to safely forgo chemotherapy, according to a landmark study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.Loyola Medicine oncologist Kathy Albain, M.D., is among the main co-authors of the study.
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Science : NPR
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For Some Breast Cancer Patients, The Chemo Decision Just Got EasierThousands of breast cancer patients could now safely avoid chemotherapy thanks to a major study of women with moderate risk of recurrence. (Image credit: Lester Lefkowitz/Getty Images)
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The Atlantic
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Does Honor Matter?What is the virtue we most urgently need more of in America today? A few obvious answers come to mind: honesty, to counteract the corruption at the highest levels of government ; compassion, to spur action to help the poor and powerless; patience, to deal with an increasingly toxic public discourse. But in his new book, Tamler Sommers, a philosopher at the University of Houston, argues on behalf
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A Blood-Based Cancer Test Gets Its First ResultsThe biotech unicorn Grail just gave its first look at how its sequencing-based cancer test prototypes are performing.
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Apple's iOS Restrictions Aren't Helping Tech AddictionBuilding "digital wellness" apps for iOS is a lot harder than it is on Android.
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Viden
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Flagermus og aber spreder farlig virus som aldrig førStatens Serum Institut oplever flere og flere eksotiske og ofte dødbringende sygdomme, der kommer fra dyr og smitter mennesker.
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Uhelbredelig virus spreder sig i IndienMere end 40 er smittede med den sjældne Nipah-virus, der er det seneste eksempel på, at vi mennesker kommer tættere på de dyr, som er bærere af farlige sygdomme.
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Orkanen Sandy skyller amerikansk skilt til FrankrigEn amerikansk ejendomsmæglers “Til Salg” skilt har været på en mere end fem år lang sejltur over Atlanterhavet.
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Ingeniøren
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Loot boxes lokker med sjældne våben: Sådan får spilfirmaer dine børn til at gambleGambling er ulovligt, hvis du er under 18 år. Alligevel kommer flere og flere teenagere i problemer – forklaringen er bl.a. loot boxes.
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Latest Headlines | Science News
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What consumer DNA data can and can’t tell you about your risk for certain diseasesConsumers face lots of choices and unanswered questions when they get personal genomic information related to disease risk from the Internet.
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Dagens Medicin

Personificerede vacciner til glioblastom viser lovende takterData fra GAPVAC-101-studiet viser, at det er muligt at fremstille personificerede kræftvacciner til glioblastom. Mutationsfrekvensen i patienternes tumorer er imidlertid lavere end ventet, hvilket indikerer, at vaccinations-teknikken vil være mere relevant i andre kræftformer.
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Dagens Medicin

Stereotaktisk strålebehandling gavner ikke som forventetMod forventning øger stereotaktisk stråleterapi mod en enkelt metastase ikke responsraten eller forlænger overlevelsen hos patienter med fjernmetastaser fra planocellulær hoved-halskræft. Det viser et nyt studie, der har set på effekten af at tillægge stereotaktisk stråling til nivolumab.
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Dagens Medicin

Testikelkræft-overlevere oplever stress 18 år efter endt behandlingOverlevere efter testikelkræft er mere stressede end mænd, som ikke har haft en kræftsygdom. Det viser et nyt dansk studie, som dokumenterer, at oplevelsen af at være stresset i gennemsnit følger mændene 18 år efter, at de har afsluttet deres behandling.
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Dagens Medicin

Ny behandling forbedrer overlevelse for børn og unge med T-cellekræftTallene er ifølge forskerne bag studie de højeste nogensinde for sygdommen.
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Scientific American Content: Global
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Inspired to Believe: The Connection between Inspirational Experiences and Belief in GodThe more people feel inspired in their daily lives, the more strongly they believe in God, new research shows — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Dagens Medicin

Epigenetik kan forudsige behandlingseffekt hos glioblastom-patienter med tilbagefaldEn undergruppe af glioblastom-patienter har særlig stor gavn af den behandling, de får ved tilbagefald. Nøglen til at udvælge de patienter, som responderer, skal findes i epigenetikken, viser nyt dansk studie.
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Dagens Medicin

Telefoner og sensorer mindsker symptomerne på hoved-halskræftI et amerikansk studie oplevede patienterne mindre alvorlige symptomer relateret til kræft og kræftbehandlingen, hvis de benyttede sig af apps og sensor-teknologi.
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Dagens Medicin

Aktieanalytiker forudser magtskifte på lungekræft-områdetMedicinalfirmaet BMS har med immunterapien nivolumab hidtil domineret lungekræft-området. Men magten kommer til at skifte hænder, vurderer aktieanalytiker i Nordea, Michael Novod, der spår, at Merck med deres immunterapi pembrolizumab snart overhaler BMS indenom.
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Dagens Medicin

Omfattende gentest ved fremskreden lungekræft betaler sigForskerne har designet en matematisk model, som kan afgøre, hvilken form for genetisk undersøgelse der er den mest omkostnings- og tidseffektive.
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The Atlantic
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Inside the White House During the Syrian 'Red Line' CrisisIn the course of a presidency, a U.S. president says millions of words in public. You never know which of them end up cementing a certain impression. For Barack Obama, one of those phrases would be “red line.” In August 2012, Obama was asked about what could lead him to use military force in Syria. “We have been very clear to the Assad regime,” he said, “that a red line for us is we start seeing
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Viden
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Fremskridt i kirurgi kan hjælpe transkønnedeDet stigende antal transpersoner i behandling kan få hjælp fra nye medicinske landvindinger
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Ingeniøren
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City-plan: Motorvejsknudepunkt på VesterbroMotorringgade langs søerne i København, en stor udfletning på indre Vesterbro og en ny bro til Amager. Der blev tænkt ud af boksen i den byfornyelsesplan, som Ingeniøren præsenterede i februar 1969.
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cognitive science
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Lipid molecules can be used for cancer growthsubmitted by /u/davyeminy [link] [comments]
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Science | The Guardian
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How Theranos used the media to create the emperor’s new startup | John NaughtonWith £10bn and a pretty face, fraudster Elizabeth Holmes blinded some of the most respected journalists in the industry It’s a quintessential Silicon Valley story. A smart, attractive 19-year-old American woman who has taught herself Mandarin while in high school is studying chemical engineering at Stanford, where she is a president’s scholar. Her name is Elizabeth Holmes. In her first year as an
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Science | The Guardian
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American farmers worry they'll pay the price of Trump's trade warThe US agriculture industry, often the first to feel the hit of trade disputes, is bracing itself as nations threaten to retaliate America’s farmers are about to start harvesting the wheat crop. Close to 60m tonnes are gathered annually and almost half is usually exported. Where this crop will be sold, though, remains an open question. As Donald Trump’s trade war escalates, a lot of farmers are w
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Science | The Guardian
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‘Surviving’ cancer is a journey of readjustmentHaving been treated for head and neck cancer, Genevieve Fox looked for the yellow brick road back to her old, pre-cancer self, but the truth is it really isn’t like that “Hey cancer, you picked the wrong bitch.” “Been there. Beat that.” Continue reading…
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Big Think
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Study: Being busy can ruin your workdayDo a little less in your day if you want to do a little more. Read More
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The Atlantic
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Westworld: Strike the MatchEvery week for the second season of Westworld , three Atlantic staffers will discuss new episodes of HBO’s cerebral sci-fi drama. Sophie Gilbert: If Westworld is just a higher-tech Jurassic Park , like we discussed a few weeks ago, then “Les Écorchés” is the moment Dr. Grant discovers that West African bullfrogs can change sex at will, and the velociraptors reach the visitor’s center. Some (but a
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Live Science
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Dark Matter May Have an Electric ChargeThe mysterious substance may not just interact with other matter through gravity.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Study of acute myeloid leukemia patients shows protein inhibitor drug safe and effective with durable remissionsIvosidenib, an experimental drug that inhibits a protein often mutated in several cancers has been shown to be safe, resulting in durable remissions, in a study of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with relapsed or refractory disease.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Increase in lifestyle-related cancers over past decade spotlights need for preventionLifestyle-related cancers, such as lung, colorectal, and skin cancers, have increased globally over the past decade, according to the most comprehensive analysis of cancer-related health outcomes and patterns ever conducted.
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News
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Study updates global burden of cancerPopulation aging and growth largely fueled an increase in cancer cases between 2006 and 2016, and large disparities continue to exist between countries in cancer incidence, deaths and the disease's associated disability.
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Scientific American Content: Global
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A Finite Trip with KakeyaFollowing Kakeya’s needle to new mathematics — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Science | The Guardian
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Immunotherapy could stop prostate cancer spreading, trial showsResearchers say it is the first time this treatment has been shown to benefit some men Men with otherwise untreatable prostate cancer could halt its spread and survive longer by undergoing immunotherapy treatment, a trial has shown. More than a third of men with an advanced form of the cancer were still alive and one-in-10 had not had further growth after a year on the drug pembrolizumab, the stu
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Big Think
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What makes people distrust science? Surprisingly, not politicsToday, there is a crisis of trust in science. Many people – including politicians and, yes, even presidents – publicly express doubts about the validity of scientific findings. Meanwhile, scientific institutions and journals express their concerns about the public’s increasing distrust in science … Read More
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The Atlantic
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Saudi Arabia’s Dark NationalismFor a time, traitor was the go-to accusation across much of the Arab world. During the heyday of Arab nationalism in the 1950s and 1960s, government officials in Egypt or Syria would often brand dissidents as traitors. The term is still used to this day, but with the rise of Islamist fervor in the 1980s and 1990s, when Saudi Arabia set the religious tone for much of the region, it was overtaken b
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Scientific American Content: Global
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Blanket Hermit Crabs Use Anemones as Defensive SnuggiesInvertebrate apparel is apparently nonplussed — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Viden
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Vil du hjælpe klimaet? Få færre børnDu kan droppe kødet og skære ned på turene i bilen. Men noget af det bedste, du kan gøre for klimaets skyld, er at droppe efternøleren.
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The Atlantic
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The Disingenuousness of ‘Right to Try’In the Oval Office on Wednesday the president kissed a small boy with muscular dystrophy. Behind them were two men who Trump described as battling ALS. He thanked them for their bravery. He took up his pen for the camera and announced that by signing the controversial legislation—known as “right to try”—he would be saving hundreds of thousands of lives. “We will be saving—I don’t even want to say
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Ingeniøren
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Ugens debat: Er rejsekortet en succes?En opfordring til at komme med forslag til forbedringer af rejsekortet har foreløbig ført til 189 kommentarer på ing.dk-blog.
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Valve Squashes Decade-Old Steam Security Bug, and More Security News This WeekA Ticketfly hack, the Kaspersky ban stays, and more security news this week.
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Space Photos of the Week: A Cruise Around Mars' Hale CraterOnce upon a time, an asteroid or comet got a bit too close to Mars, leaving a deep, permanent reminder of the encounter on the surface of the planet.
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Big Think
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How does music affect your eating habits?Believe it or not, our eating habits are influenced by what music is playing and other forces that we may not be consciously aware of. Read More
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Popular Science
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Five battery-saving Android features that will keep your phone aliveDIY And how to adjust them. Keeping your phone’s battery alive is a constant battle, so Android offers a number of energy-saving features. Here’s how they work.
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cognitive science
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Wait For It: Serotonin and Confidence at the Root of Patience in New Study. “This could help explain why combined treatment of depression with SSRIs and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is more effective than just SSRIs alone.”submitted by /u/thedabarry [link] [comments]
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Only You Can Fight Fake NewsIt can be easy to fall for fake news—the trick is to question who is disseminating the content.
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Scientific American Content: Global
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The Human StrainWe used to live on a planet with other thinking, two-legged beings, and that could inform us about intelligence in the universe — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Scientific American Content: Global
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Readers Respond to the February 2018 IssueLetters to the editor from the February 2018 issue of Scientific American — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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New on MIT Technology Review
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending June 2, 2018)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Scientific American Content: Global
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Can We Predict Earthquakes At All?If we can predict hurricanes, floods, and tornados to differing degrees of reliability, why don’t we know when the next big earthquake will come? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

ASCO18: Positive results for phase 1 trial of ivosidenib against AMLAML patients treated with the IDH1 inhibitor ivosidenib show an overall response rate of 41.9 percent, with median progression free survival of 8.2 months. Twenty-four percent of patients achieved a complete response.
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Live Science
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How Long Do Tardigrades Live?Could tardigrades outlive us all?
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Ingeniøren

Strejkekasse gav dobbelt opIDAs 2017-regnskab endte i et pænt plus på 13,4 mio. kr.
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The Atlantic
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Filthy Rich: The Power Plays of SuccessionWatching HBO’s new series Succession , I found myself thinking about a Saturday Night Live sketch from 2016 mocking television’s recent spate of sad-eyed, award-winning dramedies. The segment was a fake promo for Broken , a bleak new Thursday-night series on CBS about a family of professors who are all diagnosed with depression on the same day. But: “Because it’s 30 minutes, it’s a comedy!” If an
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The Atlantic
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DeRay McKesson Talks About the Hardest Job He's Ever HadIn 2015, DeRay McKesson quit his $110,000-a-year job as a human-resources official at Minneapolis Public Schools and moved to St. Louis, Missouri, to join the second year of protests in Ferguson over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer. Soon afterward, McKesson, along with other activists, launched Campaign Zero, a ten-point plan to reform police departments. McKesson sa
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11 Best Bluetooth Speakers of 2018 (Portable, Waterproof, Good Battery Life)WIRED's picks for best portable Bluetooth speakers of all shapes and sizes, including cheap wireless speakers and those with the best battery life.
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Big Think
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David Sedaris – Think Again – a Big Think Podcast #150 – Sir David of the Spotless RoadwaysWalking all over the English countryside picking up trash, the genitalia of the spotted hyena, and many other subjects comical and deadly serious. Read More
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Long-term IMPACT data find improved survival when targeted therapies matched to tumor-specific gene mutationsMatching targeted therapies to tumor-specific gene mutations across tumor types improved progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with advanced disease relative to those receiving non-matched treatment (NMT), according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The researchers also found that receiving matched targeted therapy (MTT) was an inde
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Blood test shows potential for early detection of lung cancerA test that analyzes free-floating DNA in the blood may be able to detect early-stage lung cancer, a preliminary report from the ongoing Circulating Cell-Free Genome Atlas (CCGA) study suggests.
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The Atlantic
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The Family Weekly: Delayed GratificationThis Week in Family Or, perhaps more accurately, This Era in Family: Two of this week’s stories marked big shifts that have occurred on the scale of generations. First: For almost a century, being a teenager in America meant getting a driver’s license. But, as the historian Gary Cross writes , the rising costs of car ownership and new restrictions on teen driving have led more and more young peop
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The Trump Administration's Approach to School Violence Is More Style Than SubstanceOn Thursday President Trump met with residents of Santa Fe, Texas, including family members of students killed in the shooting at the town’s high school last month. The hour-long conversation on Houston’s Coast Guard base was closed to the press, and Trump left without giving comment, heading immediately to a $5,000-a-plate Republican fundraising luncheon at the St. Regis Hotel. The only thing th
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Questioning Truth, Reality, and the Role of Scientific ProgressIn an era when untestable ideas such as the multiverse hold sway, Michela Massimi defends science from those who think it hopelessly unmoored from physical reality.
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Weekend Tech Deals: Cheap iPads, Graphics Cards, and LaptopsWe've rounded up some of the best deals to be had in personal technology, like $100 off an iPad.
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How Apple Programmer Sal Soghoian Got Apps Talking to Each OtherThe programmer is responsible for the automation tools used by Macs and, by proxy, by mobile apps.
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Flooding And Rising Seas Threaten America's Oldest FarmlandSome of the oldest farmland in America is on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. But as sea levels rise, saltwater is killing crops and threatening a way of life. (Image credit: Jennifer Ludden/NPR)
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Plugin-hybrider baner vejen for grønne bilerBenzinbiler med stort batteri og elmotor er blandt dagens hotteste grønne køretøjer. Mange tror, de kan blive den nødvendige trædesten på vejen mod rene elbiler.
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The Atlantic
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Trudeau Reaches His Breaking Point With TrumpSpare a thought for Justin Trudeau. The Canadian prime minister is most often seen smiling while meeting with world leaders , showing off his immaculate sock collection , and uttering the kinds of pronouncements that make him the darling of many progressives. But on Thursday, Trudeau took on an unfamiliar role: that of Trump critic. The occasion was the announcement that day that the U.S. would i
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NASA selects mission to study solar wind boundary of outer solar systemNASA has selected a science mission planned for launch in 2024 that will sample, analyze, and map particles streaming to Earth from the edges of interstellar space.
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Spørg Scientariet: Hvordan fungerer hukommelsen?En læser vil gerne vide, hvordan hukommelsen virker, og hvor i hjernen den sidder. Er det anderledes end i computere? Det svarer en professor i neurovidenskab på.
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NASA CubeSats steer toward MarsNASA has achieved a first for the class of tiny spacecraft known as CubeSats, which are opening new access to space.
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Team discover how microbes survive clean rooms and contaminate spacecraftRakesh Mogul, a Cal Poly Pomona professor of biological chemistry, was the lead author of an article in the journal Astrobiology that offers the first biochemical evidence explaining the reason the contamination persists.
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One in every 5 deaths in young adults is opioid-related in the United StatesOne out of every five deaths among young adults in the United States is related to opioids, suggests a new study.
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Plantebaseret kost reducerer drivhusgasser med op til 73 procentMen samtidig viser forskning, at det er umuligt for forbrugerne at gennemskue hvilke fødevarer, der koster mest på miljø- og klimakontoen. Især når det kommer til kød.
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Telegram says Apple cleared path for app updateTelegram said Friday that Apple cleared the path for an updated version of the secure messaging app despite a ban in Russia.
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Reports: Google won't renew Pentagon contract to use AIGoogle won't renew a contract with the Pentagon that provides the company's artificially intelligent algorithms to interpret video images and improve the targeting of drone strikes.
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NASA soil moisture data advances global crop forecastsData from the first NASA satellite mission dedicated to measuring the water content of soils is now being used operationally by the US Department of Agriculture to monitor global croplands and make commodity forecasts.
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Wait for it: Serotonin and confidence at the root of patience in new studySerotonin keeps mice hanging on if they are sure of getting rewards, but not sure when.
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Most hospitals now require workers to get flu shots — except those that treat veteransA new study shows a rapid rise in the percentage of hospitals that require their workers to be vaccinated against influenza — except among hospitals that focus on treating the nation's military veterans. The percentage of Veterans Affairs hospitals that have a flu vaccine mandate rose from 1 percent in 2013 to 4 percent in 2017. But at the same time, the percentage of non-VA hospitals requiring s
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Earth's first giant predators produced killer babiesA new fossil study, led by Jianni Liu from the Northwest University in China, shows young radiodontan arthropods could be voracious predators too.
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Pitcher injuries increase as pitch count risesMore than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arm during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers conducted a new study to determine when and why overuse injuries were occurring.
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Study Finds No Race or Gender Bias in Grant Peer ReviewThe paper's authors say bias may nevertheless be present in other steps of the granting process.
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Ultrahot planets bust up molecules then rebuild them into cloudsThe hottest planets in the universe are half star, half cloudy oasis. In the light, it’s too hot for molecules to hold together, but they reform into clouds on the dark side
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Lyft Wants to Dominate Transportation, and That Means Bike ShareThe ride-hailing company is reportedly buying Motivate, the largest bike-share company in the US, for $250 million.
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Trump’s coal pandering plan would raise costs, undermine renewablesOther power producers will immediately challenge the order.
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NHS cancer patients 'failing to be correctly monitored'Concerns expressed that opportunities to save lives may be missed Cancer patients in the UK may not receive enough follow-up after a diagnosis, a new study by researchers in Chicago suggests. The study, presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, suggests five years of monitoring is insufficient for some cancers and too long for others. The research suggests some NHS
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Mongooses Gift Grooming for Guard DutyHumans and other primates often reciprocate good deeds. A new study suggests a non-primate, the dwarf mongoose, does so too, even after a delay. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Here's What Could Happen If You Don't Properly Remove MascaraA woman in Australia who had a habit of leaving her mascara on for long periods experienced serious eye problems that could have cost her her vision.
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Pilot study examines the effects of virtual reality on reducing anxiety and improving pregnancy rate of women having fertility treatmentNew research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark, shows that giving women different types of virtual reality (VR) sessions prior to sedation for IVF treatment (to become pregnant) reduces their anxiety and could improve successful pregnancy rate.
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Timing resuscitation compressions using the song 'La Macarena' or using a smartphone app improve compression qualityNew research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark shows that the quality of chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can be improved by using either a smartphone app or by using the song 'La Macarena' as a mental memory aid.
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Study shows nail treatments do not affect readings of patients' oxygen levels, despite widespread concernNew research at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark, suggests that nail treatments such as acrylic nails or nail polishes do not, as previously thought, affect readings from digital pulse oximetry (DPO) devices used to monitor patients' blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) levels in hospital.
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Shyness pays off…when you're a hungry prawnAnimals If you’re a prawn, it pays to not go boldly where no one has gone before. When it comes to survival, you might think that creatures who boldly seek new resources and new habitats stand the best chance. For some animals, that’s true. But for…
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Performing CPR? Humming the Macarena could helpThe song’s 103bpm tempo was found to help people perform chest compressions at the correct rate Humming the Spanish dance song Macarena could save lives, according to research that suggests it helps people administer chest compressions at the correct rate while performing CPR. The study compared the rate and depth of compressions 164 students performed on a mannequin over the course of two minute
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The Atlantic Daily: Clouds Had BurstWhat We’re Following Trading Troubles: A tweet from President Trump foreshadowing a positive U.S. jobs report went against the usual protocol for the monthly release of data, alarming economists and investors. Here’s why they saw this breach of norms as a big deal. And a steep set of on U.S. allies went into effect. James Fallows weighs the costs and benefits, and comes to a blunt conclusion: “Do
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A Blood Test Can Detect 10 Cancers. But Is It Ready for Prime Time?A new blood test shows promise for detecting many types of cancer, even in the early stages of the disease, according to a new study.
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Apple WWDC: Looking back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018Technology All the new stuff from Apple's annual developers conference. Follow up with Apple's 2017 announcements and look ahead to 2018.
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Expensive Pen Agency-Written by Elaine Godfrey ( @elainejgodfrey ) Today in 5 Lines After meeting with top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol at the White House, President Trump said the previously canceled summit with Kim Jong Un is back on for June 12 . When asked whether North Korea had agreed to denuclearization, as the U.S. had requested, Trump said, “I don’t want to say that.” The Trump administration is repo
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Google Won't Renew Controversial Pentagon AI ProjectA Google executive told employees that the company won't renew its contract with Project Maven, bowing to concerns of more than 4,000 employees who've protested the deal.
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Sleep loss linked to nighttime snacking, junk food cravings, obesity, diabetesNighttime snacking and junk food cravings may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity.
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Where the brain processes spiritual experiencesScientists have identified a possible neurobiological home for the spiritual experience — the sense of connection to something greater than oneself.
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AI-based method could speed development of specialized nanoparticlesResearchers have used a computational neural network, a form of artificial intelligence, to 'learn' how a nanoparticle's structure affects the way it scatters light, based on thousands of examples. The approach may help physicists tackle research problems in ways that could be orders of magnitude faster than existing methods.
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Link between bacteria metabolism and communication could pave way for new drugsNew research shows that LsrK forms a complex with HPr, a protein involved in glucose utilization in E. coli.
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Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the BalkansNew research has revealed that metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe, and persisted throughout the Dark Ages and Medieval Period, meaning the region played a far bigger role in mineral exploitation than previously believed.
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Study tracks Title IX use across US colleges and universitiesTitle IX — the US civil rights law passed in 1972 that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded education programs — has been widely recognized as a crucial step toward gender equality in America. A new study tracks the changing use of Title IX over time in response to perceived gender disparities, and for the first time, systematically analyzes how the law has been mobilized at the fede
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Uraeus, Bewusstseinslage, and other wildly obscure words from the Scripps National Spelling BeeA record-breaking 515 contestants competed in the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee where they faced words like Soubresaut, Condottiere, and Amyloid. Read More
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New Liquid Biopsy Detects Cancer at Earlier Stages Than Currently PossibleThe test can pick up several types of cancer, including pancreatic and ovarian, years before symptoms appear.
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Polymer researchers discover path to sustainable and biodegradable polyestersResearchers have synthesized a biodegradable alternative to polyolefins using a new catalyst and the polyester polymer, and this breakthrough could eventually have a profound impact on sustainability efforts.
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Weight changes associated with reduced bone strengthResearchers have found evidence that weight loss can result in worsening bone density, bone architecture and bone strength.
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How just drops of viper venom pack a deadly punchResearchers at a large producer of antivenoms report a structural analysis of glycans modifying venom proteins in several species of lancehead viper. The snakes are among the most dangerous in South America. The report offers insight into the solubility and stability of toxic proteins from venom, and into how venoms from different species vary. Scientists are now working to map glycan structures b
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How to achieve a peaceful coexistence between wolves and humansThe persecution of wolves in order to remove them from human settlements has culminated in their near-disappearance in numerous European countries, like Spain and Sweden. Following a recovery of the species, a team of scientists has determined what geographic areas in the Scandinavian country would be most suitable for a redistribution of the specie's range, in the interests of increasing the soci
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'Multiomics' and the newborn mouse heartThe heart of a neonatal mouse is capable of self-repair after tissue damage. However, this ability disappears during the first week of life. Researchers have investigated the molecular mechanisms underlying myocardial regenerative ability. Advantages within the field could be of benefit, for example, in the development of novel treatments for patients to regain heart function after myocardial infa
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How emotions in facial expressions are understoodNew research reveals how well fearful facial expressions are perceived in peripheral vision. Although human vision has the highest resolution when we look directly at something, we see a much wider view of the visual world in our lower resolution peripheral vision. In fact, detecting signals of potential danger in our periphery – especially moving ones – is something our visual system is well adap
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New surgery for groin pain found to be more effective than physiotherapyAs the FIFA World Cup approaches researchers have found that keyhole surgery could help get injured footballers back on the pitch faster than physiotherapy-led treatments. The team has analysed two treatments for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome which refers to a problem with the hip's ball and socket joint.
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Zn-InsP6 complex can enhance excretion of radioactive strontium from the bodyResearchers have found a new phenomenon that a complex of myo-inositol-hexakisphosphate (InsP6) with zinc enhances excretion of radioactive strontium from the body.
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The Fight to Get a Vaccine to Center of Ebola OutbreakMedical investigators will need to overcome the rural region’s extreme logistical hurdles to reconstruct transmission chains, vaccinate contacts and halt the spread.
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UA study links sleep loss with nighttime snacking, junk food cravings, obesity, diabetesNighttime snacking and junk food cravings may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, according to a study by University of Arizona Health Sciences sleep researchers.
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Blame opioids for a fifth of young adult deaths in the United StatesOf young adults aged 25 to 34 who died in 2016, 20 percent of those deaths were opioid-related.
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