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Amazon-højtaler i selvsving optog og sendte privat samtale: Nu kræver politikerne svarAmerikanske politikere er bekymrede for privatlivets fred, efter et ægtepar oplevede at få en privat samtale aflyttet af deres egen smart-højtaler.
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Her er den sejeste måde at se fodbold-VM påTakket være augmented reality og en hulens masse programmeringstimer og machine learning er det teoretisk muligt at se kampe med VM-fodboldspillere som livlige 3D-minuaturefigurer på dit kakkelbord.
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Study finds less corruption in countries where more women are in governmentThe new research is the most comprehensive study on this topic and looks at the implications of the presence of women in other occupations as including the shares of women in the labor force, clerical positions, and decision making positions such as the CEOs and other managerial positions.
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Teknologipagt forpligter, men er ikke et mirakelmiddelHollands teknologipagt er forbillede for den danske pagt, for hollænderne har kæmpet for flere unge med STEM-kompetencer i 15 år.
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My Last Project With My Dad: Building My Own CoffinMy father’s 86th year, which would prove to be his last, began at the Washington Square Hotel in Greenwich Village. Dad and I sidled up to the reception counter, a conspiratorial air between us, checking in. We’d secreted my 21-year-old son, Evan, off to wait in Washington Square Park so the hotel staff wouldn’t pick up on the fact that we were sneaking three grown men into a room with two twin b
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Terrible Teeth Reveal How Dinosaurs ChompedBig or small, the teeth or carnivorous dinosaurs were adapted to a particular method of shredding flesh — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Where to find the best free stuff onlineDIY Why pay? You can pick up freebies galore if you know where to look. We've collected the online sites and services that will give you—yes, you!—free stuff.
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Senate, House Propose Funding Boosts for US Science AgenciesNASA, NSF, and NIH are expected to receive higher financial backing for the 2019 fiscal year, going above and beyond the President's proposed budget.
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Why your brain loves conspiracy theoriesScientists figure out why so many people believe in conspiracy theories. Read More
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Elon Musk Digs Chicago, Byton's Tesla-Fighter, and More Car News This WeekPlus: Volvo gets some lidar, Seattle's high-tech tunnel, and Boeing tries to make the future of flight a lot more fun.
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Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong-Un Tops This Week's Internet News RoundupLast week, social media was awash in commentary about the historic meeting between the US president and the North Korean leader.
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Pregnancy Suits and the Single GuyT he man in the traditional kimono is having difficulty with the breasts. The weight of the belly strains his back. Simply walking around the room—a party room in a Tokyo condo building—is more like lumbering. Lying down and getting up again is a struggle. The rest of the men in the Ikumen class laugh as he tries to adjust to the new reality. But then we all have to try on the pregnancy suit ours
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The Cities That Never ExistedIt was a bright summer morning in 1940. As Paris emptied of people, a single panic-stricken thought swept through the chaos of the crowds: Il y a péril en la demeure —there is danger in delay. The thief thought so too, though in a different sense. He watched as the families scrambled onto trains bound for no particular destination, just anywhere south of the capital, out of reach of the advancing
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Dengue Vaccine Makers Struggle to Find a Diagnostic That Will Make its Product Safe to UseRight now, each child would need to be tested prior to receiving the shot — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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This Crazy Slide Is Either Evil or FunnyIt's like the designer *wanted* people to crash in excellent viral videos.
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High risk of food shortages without pesticides, says chemical giantHead of Syngenta, world’s biggest pesticide maker, says rejecting farming tech could have serious consequences within 20 years The world is likely to face food shortages within 20 years if pesticides and genetically modified crops are shunned, according to the head of the world’s biggest pesticide manufacturer. J Erik Fyrwald, CEO of Syngenta, also said the technologies to produce more food from
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The Powerful Groups Stonewalling a Greener Way to Die"Aquamation," a greener form of body disposal, is gaining acceptance in America. But some groups are fighting to stop it.
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When 'Fornite"s Biggest Stars Congregated Under the LA SunThe 'Fortnite' Pro-Am event, held during the E3 videogame show this week, brought together titans and fans of the world's biggest game.
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The Dark Side of the Crypto RevolutionAs the trustless, decentralized world of digital tokens expands, fraudsters, gamblers, sex workers, and drug dealers are cashing in.
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It’s Not Collusion, It’s CorruptionDemocrats are planning to make the scandals surrounding President Trump a key part of their pitch to recapture the House majority this fall. But the one that’s overshadowed all others—Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion—is the presidential controversy that Democratic leaders view as the least politically potent on the campaign trail. The party sees corruption, no
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Citric Acid Increases Balloon Inflation (aka sour taste makes you more risky)from Balloon Analog Risk Task (BART) – Joggle Research for iPad Risk taking and risk preference 1 are complex constructs measured by self-report questionnaires (“propensity”), laboratory tasks, and the frequency of real-life behaviors (smoking, alcohol use, etc). A recent mega-study of 1507 healthy adults by Frey et al. (2017) measured risk preference using six questionnaires (and their subscales
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Kunstig intelligens sætter raketfart på rumforskningenKunstig intelligens (AI) kører allerede rundt på Mars, kigger astronomer over skulderen og hjælper satellitter med at vælge, hvad de skal undersøge. Og der er mange flere AI-missioner på vej.
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Instrumenter på Nasas Mars 2020 Rover trækker på AIDanske forskere er med bag flere instrumenter på Mars 2020 Rover, som får hjælp fra kunstig intelligens.
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Ugens debat: FM-sluk tænder debattenAt kulturminister Mette Bock (LA) i denne uge åbnede for at udskyde lukningen af FM-nettet fik debatten om FM, DAB og DAB+ til at blusse op på ny på ing.dk.
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The most likely cradles for life inside our solar systemScientists still believe it possible that extraterrestrial life could flourish in our own neighbourhood This week, Nasa’s veteran Curiosity rover discovered complex organic matter that had been buried and preserved for more than 3bn years in sediments forming a lake bed. This means that if microbial life did land on Mars, it would be nourished. Continue reading…
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The secret rainforest hidden at the heart of an African volcano – in picturesA ‘dream team’ of international scientists scaled Mozambique’s Mount Lico and found a wealth of new species. Allianceearth.org Continue reading…
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If we were really smart, we’d get over our fixation on the IQ test | David OlusogaScores are falling across the world, provoking headlines of ‘dumbing down’. But what does it measure anyway? IQ tests have a troubled history. Although their inventor, the intellectually cautious Frenchman Alfred Binet, understood and acknowledged their limitations , many of those who went on to deploy and develop his ideas did not. Within years of their emergence, IQ tests were being used by US e
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Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk of knee and hip osteoarthritisA new study suggests that childhood and adult obesity increase the risk of developing hip osteoarthritis (OA) and knee OA but not hand OA.
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Probiotics, prebiotics, and placebos: which is more effective?The idea of a "healthy gut flora" might have gotten you laughed out of the room just five years ago, but they've slowly been more accepted over the years and are now firmly in the mainstream. Read More
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Orange, tea tree and eucalyptus oils sweeten diesel fumesWaste oil from orange, tea tree and eucalyptus essential oil production mixed with diesel provides a sweet-smelling biofuel blend with comparable performance to diesel-only fuel.
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Quality of diet still poor for SNAP participantsA new study finds persistent nutritional disparities within the food choices of those receiving assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) compared to those not receiving SNAP assistance.
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Individual access to genomic disease risk factors has a beneficial impact on lifestylesA large study shows that giving personal genomic information to individuals can have a long-term beneficial effect on their lifestyles.
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Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancerResearchers suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer.
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New compound as effective as FDA-approved drugs against life-threatening infectionsResearchers have identified a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the FDA to treat life-threatening infections while also appearing to be less susceptible to bacterial resistance. The compound has been potent against antibiotic-resistant pathogens such as MRSA, which is often found in hospitals and other health care settings, and
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Researchers find combination can enhance ipilimumab immunotherapyUsing a targeted therapy to block a protein that suppresses T cell activity could improve cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, researchers report.
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Genetic engineering researcher: Politicians are deaf to people's ethical concernsA new study reports that political discussions about genetically modified foods have ignored concerns among Danes that GM foods are 'unnatural'.
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Meat sensitivity spread by ticks linked to heart diseaseResearchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat — a sensitivity spread by tick bites — with a buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries of the heart. This buildup may increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke.
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Success is not just how you play your cards, but how you play your opponentsIn high-stakes environments, success is not just about playing your cards right, but also playing your opponents right.
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New ID pictures of conducting polymers discover a surprise ABBA fanThe first ever detailed pictures of the structure of conjugated polymers have been produced by a research team.
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When can ads intensify unhealthy cravings?Holistic thinkers are more likely to experience cravings for unhealthy food after seeing advertisements that show the product in the context of a situation.
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New method makes weather forecasts right as rainMeteorologists have known for some time that rainfall forecasts have flaws, as failure to take into account factors such as evaporation can affect their accuracy. Now, researchers have developed a system that improves the precision of forecasts by accounting for evaporation in rainfall estimates, particularly for locations 30 miles or more from the nearest National Weather Service radar.
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Volcano music could help scientists monitor eruptionsA volcano in Ecuador with a deep cylindrical crater might be the largest musical instrument on Earth, producing unique sounds scientists could use to monitor its activity. New infrasound recordings of Cotopaxi volcano in central Ecuador show that after a sequence of eruptions in 2015, the volcano's crater changed shape. The deep narrow crater forced air to reverberate against the crater walls when
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Study with implications for opioid crisis finds opioids raise risk of fracture nonunionNot only may opioid use increase the risk of bone fractures, but opioids may also impair healing. The authors of a new study also question their effectiveness in controlling pain.
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Integrated lead discovery: An evolving toolboxA new review article offers an informative guide to the established and emerging tools available for early drug discovery and screening, and provides illustrative scenarios demonstrating considerations that drive decisions on choice of lead discovery tactics.
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Squeezing light at the nanoscaleResearchers have developed a new technique to squeeze infrared light into ultra-confined spaces, generating an intense, nanoscale antenna that could be used to detect single biomolecules.
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Better be safe than sorry: Economic optimization risks tipping of Earth system elementsOptimizing economic welfare without constraints might put human well-being at risk, a new climate study argues. While being successful in bringing down costs of greenhouse gas reductions for instance, the concept of profit maximization alone does not suffice to avoid the tipping of critical elements in the Earth system which could lead to dramatic changes of our lifelihood. The scientists use math
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Opioid overdose responsible for over 500,000 years of life lost in OhioMore than 500,000 years of life expectancy were lost in Ohio during a seven-year period, according to a new study.
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Land-based portion of massive East Antarctic ice sheet retreated little during past eight million yearsLarge parts of the massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet did not retreat significantly during a time when atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations were similar to today's levels.
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Brromeliads contribute to mosquito breeding in MiamiWith vector-borne diseases posing an increasing public health threat to communities in South Florida and elsewhere, a new study led by public health researchers has revealed that ornamental bromeliad plants contribute to breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito — a key culprit for the Zika outbreak that hit Miami-Dade County and other areas of Florida and the Americas in 2016. Aedes aegypti was the
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Camouflaged nanoparticles used to deliver killer protein to cancerA biomimetic nanosystem can deliver therapeutic proteins to selectively target cancerous tumors, according to a team of Penn State researchers.
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Dry riverbeds are contributing to climate change more than previously thoughtA massive world-wide study of dry riverbeds has found they're contributing more carbon emissions than previously thought, and this could help scientists better understand how to fight climate change.
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Why the tongue of the Pine Island Glacier suddenly shrankThe Pine Island Glacier in Western Antarctica is not only one of the fastest-flowing ice streams in the Southern Hemisphere; over the past 11 years, four major icebergs have calved from its floating tongue.
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Brain matures faster due to childhood stressStress in early childhood leads to faster maturation of certain brain regions during adolescence. In contrast, stress experienced later in life leads to slower maturation of the adolescent brain.
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The first randomized, controlled trial testing carbon dioxide gas injections (carboxytherapy) to reduce belly fat found the new technique eliminates fat around the stomach.submitted by /u/davyeminy [link] [comments]
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Gum disease may be a key initiator of rheumatoid arthritis related autoimmunityThe results of the study demonstrate increased levels of gum disease, and disease-causing bacteria, in individuals at risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
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Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yieldsFor decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function — produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival and also essential to human diets. But it turns out this enzyme does more than advertised. Researchers ran a series of experiments on poplar plants that consistently revealed mutations in a structure of the life-sustaining enzyme that was not previously known to e
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Physiological and social determinants of children's sharing behaviorWhen are primary school children willing to share valuable resources with others and when are they not? Researchers have investigated this question in a controlled behavioral experiment. The motivation to share seems to be influenced by group dynamical and physiological factors, whereas friendship between the children seems to be largely irrelevant.
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Study: Empathetic people process music differently, enjoy it moreIt’s no surprise our level of empathy impacts how we process social interactions with other people. But how might empathy affect the way we process music? That’s the question addressed in a first-of-its-kind study published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience . The results showed that … Read More
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Novel method for investigating pore geometry in rocksIn a fusion of mathematics and earth science, researchers have proposed a novel method for characterizing pore geometry in rock, based on persistence diagram analysis and a newly proposed parameter, the distance parameter H. The method represents heterogeneity and differences in rock type more effectively than the conventional method based on velocity distribution, without requiring costly numeric
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New subtype of prostate cancerResearchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7 percent of patients with advanced disease. This subset of tumors were responsive to immunotherapy treatment.
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Key ocean fish can prevail with changes to farmed fish, livestock dietsA new study shows that if current aquaculture and agriculture practices remain unchanged into the future, wild forage fish populations likely will be overextended by the year 2050, and possibly sooner. However, making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production would avoid reaching that threshold.
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Agricultural intensification not a 'blueprint' for sustainable developmentNew research suggests that the combined social and ecological results of increased agricultural intensification in low and middle-income countries are not as positive as expected. The study is the first to bring together current knowledge on how agricultural intensification affects both the environment and human wellbeing in these countries.
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Gene therapy restores hand function after spinal cord injury in ratsResearchers have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after being treated with a gene therapy that could be switched on and off using a common antibiotic.
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Neuroscientists locate neurons in brain that respond when a target is foundResearchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
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Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old casesA microscopic thread of DNA evidence in a public genealogy database led California authorities to declare this spring they had caught the Golden State Killer, the rapist and murderer who had eluded authorities for decades.
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Bad sleep habits will cost the U.S. $434 billion in 2020Our always-on culture has us working harder, doing more, and sleeping less. While the health ailments of sleep deprivation are well known, a study by Rand Europe shows that it is costing the economy as well, with the U.S. estimated to lose up to $434 billion in 2020. Read More
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Remote Mentorship from K–12 to TenureWith increasingly creative approaches, mentors can open doors to experiences, challenges and even labs that might otherwise be a world away — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The UnveilingInstead of a pebble to mark our grief or a coin to ease his passage you placed a speaker at the top of his head and suddenly a drumbeat came blasting out of the grass, startling the mourners on the far side of the cemetery, clanging the trees, scattering the swifts that had gathered around the stone like souls of the dead, souls that were now parting to make way for a noisy spirit rising out of t
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Interior Departments Screen of Meeting Abstracts Called CensorshipUSGS scientists need approval from a political appointee before they can present research at two big geological conferences.
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YouTube Star Jake Paul’s Fame Is Fading24 hours before Jake Paul was set to take Central Park’s Summerstage on Thursday night, would-be concertgoers heard the show would be switching venues, from a sprawling outdoor arena that holds 5500 people to the smaller, subterranean Playstation Theater in Midtown. Some parents attending with their kids said they didn't even receive email notification about the change — they only heard about it
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Bill Clinton’s Novel Isn't a Thriller—It's a FantasyThere are, of course, more urgent symptoms of America’s civic decline than The President Is Missing , the new thriller co-authored by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. The book makes no claims to serious consideration, either literary or political; it is a standard-issue product, similar in plot and tone to a thousand other suspense stories in print and film. Instead of a ticking time-bomb for th
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Sexbots are coming and experts say the results won’t be good“Sexbots” are coming. They're supposed to fill in the gap for the career focused, help undermine sex trafficking and abuse, and even curb STI rates, but are these claims true? Read More
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A Rare Bird's-Eye View of Hong Kong's Vanishing Rooftop CultureRomain Jacquet-Lagrèze captures daily life unfolding atop buildings in the crowded district of Kowloon.
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Dartmouth Professor Investigated for Sexual Misconduct RetiresTodd Heatherton had groped students, according to allegations, and was facing termination.
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Science | The Guardian

Faecal transplants ‘could save endangered koala’Team of researchers changes microbes in koalas’ guts in order to improve type of food they consume Scientists believe they have found a new weapon in the battle to save endangered species: faecal transplants. They say that by transferring faeces from the gut of one animal to another they could boost the health and viability of endangered creatures. In particular, they believe the prospects of sav
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Horsefly season: How to avoid being bittenIt is horsefly season, which means all those enjoying the countryside should watch out for bites.
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The Dangers of Distracted Parenting. When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.submitted by /u/parrishthethought [link] [comments]
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Numerous Health Problems Burden Young Adults with AutismYoung people with autism have more psychiatric and medical conditions than do their typical peers or those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Bloomsday Tribute to James Joyce, Greatest Mind-Scientist EverUlysses doesn’t solve the hard problem, but it conveys with unsurpassed vividness what it feels like to be human. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Rust dig til et arbejdsliv fuld af forandringerDisruption rammer alle, derfor må også ­ingeniører berede sig på konstante forandringer og nye kompetencebehov, mener forfatter og civilingeniør Tune Hein.
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Tiny Orchid Seeds Possess Understated Beauty and, Occasionally, ToolsEnterprising seeds secure preferred real estate by deploying coiled threads — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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So what do you know about Emmy Noether?Editor in Chief Nancy Shute discusses physicist Emmy Noether and women being underrepresented in science fields.
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Readers were curious about pendulum saws, laser tweezers and moreReaders had questions about Bronze Age pendulum saws, dark matter, lazer tweezers and more.
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Friends of Friends Can Reveal Hidden Information about a Person. Stanford scientist Johan Ugander explains his research on dissimilarities in social networks.submitted by /u/thedabarry [link] [comments]
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The Dangers of Distracted ParentingS martphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes —car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a unicycle—that it almost seems easier to list the things they don’t mess up than the things they do. Our society may be reaching peak criticism of digital devices. Even so, emerging research suggests that a key problem remains
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Bliver du en bedre fodboldspiller af at sniffe kokain?Perus stjerneangriber blev i oktober dopingdømt for brug af kokain. Men hvorfor skulle en fodboldspiller dope sig med kokain?
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The Key to Triumphing Over Star Wars TrollsFormer *Mythbusters* host Kari Byron has a few suggestions for handling toxic fans.
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A Snooping Soccer App, a Decades-Old Bug, and More Security News This Week.Encrypted email, a 20-year-old bug, and more security news this week.
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Tech Deals: Vizio, 23andMe, iPad Mini, Amazon DevicesGo shopping for DNA testing kits, fancy robot vacuums, gaming hardware and software, and more this weekend.
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The Internet Is Obsessed With This Perfectly Symmetrical Mushroom CloudA Christmas-tree-shaped storm cloud settled over the beach in Alabama, and even meteorologists are impressed.
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How Did a Chlorine Gas Cloud Form Over a Public Pool?35 people were exposed to gaseous chlorine while swimming in a neighborhood pool in San Jose.
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending June 16, 2018)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Why Don't Bees Celebrate Father's Day?Drone bees don’t have fathers, but they still have family. Chromosomes are the key to understanding the buzz around a bee’s parents. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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In South Africa, plans for a refuge for pangolins in perilMonitored by a conservationist, a young pangolin slurped ants with a long tongue near a veterinary hospital that became a temporary home after the animal was found near the body of its mother, killed by a jolt from an electric fence. The six-month-old scaly anteater foraged on a hillside, building up strength in a tiny step for a campaign to save one of the world's most heavily trafficked mammals.
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What's It Take to Get to Pluto?Astrobiologist David Grinspoon describes some of the stories that make up his new book on NASA’s epic first mission to Pluto — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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A Dust-Up Over Moon DustA woman in Tennessee is suing NASA to keep the vial of moon dust she claims Neil Armstrong gave to her when she was 10 years old.
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Where You Gonna Run To? – Filmmakers Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo – Think Again – a Big Think Podcast #152Humanity is on the move. Fleeing war, oppression, poverty . . . millions worldwide leave their home countries daily in search of asylum. IT WILL BE CHAOS filmmakers Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo on what this means for Europe and the world. Read More
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Instant Film Cameras From Fujifilm and Lomography Prove It's Hip to Be SquareWe look at two cameras that approach the iconic quadrilateral instant photo from new angles.
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Space Photos of the Week: Mars Attacks OpportunityThe huge cloud blocks out the sun, sending Oppy into low power mode.
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Image of the Day: Bend and StretchCircuits made from a novel material are more flexible than ever before.
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Danske forskere hjælper med at opklare motormysterium i det kolde nordHavarikommissionen får hjælp fra Geus i jagten på motordele fra en Airbus 380. Motorhavariet skete nemlig over den grønlandske indlandsis, hvor delene eftersøges med radarer.
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Someone Flew a Drone Too Close to a Wildfire, AgainIt happened again this week. On Thursday, firefighting crews battling the Bocco Fire, which has burned hundreds of acres in Colorado, had to stop their efforts when an unauthorized civilian drone flew into their airspace. Neither tankers nor helicopters could fly for an hour while firefighters waited for the drone to clear. “If you have aviation equipment moving quickly and they hit a drone, that
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The College-Graduation Problem All States HaveNear the beginning of his presidency, Barack Obama gave a speech to Congress that laid out a goal for the future: “By 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.” At the time, America was 12th, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Almost a decade later, and with 2020 not far off, where do things stand? The percent
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World Cup Ban on Radioactive Chemicals Frustrates Russian Biochemistry LabsSecurity measures implemented in advance of the event have affected some scientists — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Family Weekly: Why Are Father’s Day Cards So Predictable?This Week in Family To commemorate the season of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, The Atlantic ’s senior associate editor Julie Beck ventured into the alternate universe of the greeting-card aisle and reported back on what she found. It turns out that even as norms of parenthood have changed, greeting cards are still relying on the oldest tropes about motherhood and fatherhood. Beck noticed that th
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Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks?Like Facebook, but for fifth cousins, adoptive mothers and sperm-donor dads.
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‘Cult’ or Not, Trump’s Grasp on the Republican Party Is Stronger Than EverThe last week has been one of the most consequential in the Trump presidency. From foreign affairs to the economy, domestic policy to law enforcement, the volume of important developments has been even higher than the standard, already overwhelming flow of news during this administration. That includes the fractious G7 meeting in Canada; President Trump’s summit in Singapore with Kim Jong Un; inc
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The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate ItComputer simulations have become so accurate that cosmologists can now use them to study dark matter, supermassive black holes, and other mysteries of the real evolving cosmos.
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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work DoneOne cautionary point: Pro-leisure science does not give permission to trance out on Twitter or graze Netflix endlessly.
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To survive our high-speed society, cultivate 'temporal bandwidth' | Alan JacobsOur era of relentless social media and soundbites has caused us to lose sight of the past, and future It is hard to imagine a time more completely presentist than our own, more tethered to the immediate; and is hard to imagine a person more exemplary of our presentism than the current president of the United States. Donald Trump is a creature of the instant, responsive only and wholly to immediat
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Southern Baptists Call Off the Culture WarIt was immediately clear that change was afoot in Dallas. I’ve attended the annual gatherings of the Southern Baptist Convention dozens of times, but walking around the convention center this week, I was struck by how unfamiliar it all felt. When I was a child, the convention hall was a sea of silver combovers and smelled of denture paste. While the older, more traditionalist crowd was still pres
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Dansk græs har sikret sig finalepladsen ved VM i fodboldFrøkoncernen DLF er for tredje VM-slutrunde i streg udvalgt til at levere klimatolerant sportsgræs til stadioner, så græsset står ’skulder ved skulder’.
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Uber Eats has grown into Texas' most-used food delivery appMaybe it's the same simplicity as found in its flagship ride-hailing app, or maybe it's the brand recognition. Whatever it is, Uber Eats' share within the food delivery industry is overtaking competitors.
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A Family in TransitionTwo fathers and the baby girl they never expected.
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Addo Dispatch: Where Female Elephants Without Tusks Roam — and Poachers Stay AwaySouth Africa’s Addo elephant park has few females with tusks, a trait that has died off because of hunting but also keeps poachers away.
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Former Theranos biotech star indicted on fraud chargesElizabeth Holmes, the founder of blood-testing startup Theranos and a onetime Silicon Valley star, has been hit with criminal charges accusing her of defrauding investors and others, prosecutors announced Friday.
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Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inletBeluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet may have changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater, according to a study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers.
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Radio reporter regains a voice with new technologyTwo years ago, longtime radio reporter Jamie Dupree encountered what others in his profession might see as an insurmountable challenge: He lost his voice.
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Danske strande flyder med plastik fra jagtpatronerJagt forurener på danske kyster, viser undersøgelse. Jægerne lover at gøre noget ved det.
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20 år efter: Sådan blev Storebæltsbroen bygget14. juni var det præcis 20 år siden, dronning Margrethe og prins Henrik som de første kørte over Storebæltsbroen. Inden indvielsen beskrev Ingeniøren i et temanummer, hvordan Storebæltsforbindelsen er konstrueret, og hvorfor den netop kom til at se sådan ud.
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Human and artificial intelligence join forces to study complexity of the brainA team of scientists has mapped the gene expression of each individual brain cell during aging, though they started small: with the brain of a fruit fly. Their 'cell atlas' provides unprecedented insights into the workings of the brain as it ages.
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Minimalist biostructures designed to create nanomaterialsResearchers fabricate four molecules of only seven amino acids with the ability to self-assemble and rapidly and inexpensively form nanomaterials for biomedical and nanotechnological purposes. Inspired on a type of natural assembly seen in amyloid fibers, four peptides were used to create one of the most resistant bionanomaterials described to date, nanocables and mini enzymes to act as a catalyst
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Brain's water system and stroke treatmentWater is transported from the blood into the brain via an ion transporter, a new study on mice reveals. If the mechanism can be targeted with medicine, it may prove relevant to all disorders involving increased intracranial pressure, including brain edema in connection with stroke as well as hydrocephalus, also called 'water in the head.'
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Realization of high-performance magnetic sensors due to magnetic vortex structuresMagnetic sensors play a key role in a variety of applications, such as speed and position sensing in the automotive industry or in biomedical applications.
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CLOVES Syndrome: Remarkable improvement in the health of 19 patients medical firstScientists have recently demonstrated the efficacy of a novel medication in a cohort of 19 patients suffering from CLOVES Syndrome (Congenital Lipomatous Overgrowth, Vascular Malformation, Epidermal Naevi) or similar disorders. This study is an example of precision medicine and demonstrates the major benefits of this therapeutic strategy for these patients, who have seen their health and quality o
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Yellow fever: A new method for testing vaccine safetyScientists have recently developed a novel alternative method to animal testing that can be used to verify the safety of vaccines such as the yellow fever vaccine.
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Who is to blame for marine litter?Members of the public are more likely to blame the global marine litter crisis on retailers, industry and government, according to new research.
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Quantum transfer at the push of a buttonIn the new quantum information technologies, fragile quantum states have to be transferred between distant quantum bits. Researchers have now realized such a quantum transmission between two solid-state qubits at the push of a button.
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Water fluoridation confirmed to prevent dental decay in US children and adolescentsThe fluoridation of America's drinking water was a great public health achievement in the twentieth century but there are few studies from the last three decades investigating the impact of water fluoridation on US dental health. A recent study evaluated associations between the availability of community water fluoridation and dental decay experience in US child and adolescent populations.
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Girls with high level of vitamin D have stronger musclesGirls are stronger with higher levels of vitamin D, but the association was not found in boys. These are the results from a new large study from the Odense Child Cohort. According to the study's first author, girls with low vitamin D have a 70 percent increased risk of being among the lowest 10 percent in a test for muscle strength.
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Online information on vaccines and autism not always reliableGoogle search results in several countries can provide unreliable information based on old, 'weak' scientific studies. Researchers analyzing the top 200 websites in a search for 'vaccines autism' found that 10-24 percent had a negative stance on vaccines, which can potentially impact on public health.
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Early source of irritable bowel syndrome discoveredScientists have identified an early cause of intestinal inflammation, one of the first stages of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, which afflict around 11 percent of the world's population.
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Personel management: When self-doubt misjudges achievementIndividuals who have a pervasive sense that their reputations are not justified by their achievements may suffer from impostor syndrome. In such a case, a new study shows, negative feedback can lead to a real deterioration in performance.
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161 genetic factors for myopia identifiedMyopia, also known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is the most common disorder affecting the eyesight and it is on the increase. This is particularly worrying for severely short-sighted people as it increases their risk of developing eyesight complications. The causes are both genetic and environmental.
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Five new species of snail-sucking snakes discoveredNew research has uncovered five new species of snakes in Ecuador and Peru with peculiar dining etiquette: they suck the viscous bodies of snails out of their shells.
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Increased helmet use in alpine sports fails to reduce risk of traumatic brain injuryA new study confirms that helmets are generally effective in protecting skiers and snowboarders from head injuries, but questions their effect in reducing traumatic brain injury, especially concussion.
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3D imaging and computer modeling capture breast duct developmentWorking with hundreds of time-lapse videos of mouse tissue, a team of biologists joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3D computer model to show precisely how the tiny tubes that funnel milk through the breasts of mammals form.
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Knowing your DNA can help you stick to a healthier lifestyleWhen people are advised to live more healthily, they usually give up quickly. Now a study suggests that genetic data can persuade people to make lasting changes
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Dads often earn more, even if they're not harder workersWhen it comes to earning potential, it pays to be a dad, new research suggests. The study found that men often receive a wage boost when they become fathers — even if they're not necessarily working harder. In fact, when their work is scrutinized more closely through performance reviews, for example, the researchers found that the wage boost is often reduced or eliminated.
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New type of photosynthesis discoveredThe discovery changes our understanding of the basic mechanism of photosynthesis and should rewrite the textbooks. It will also tailor the way we hunt for alien life and provide insights into how we could engineer more efficient crops that take advantage of longer wavelengths of light.
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Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting — at least not in lemursSurprising new research findings show that male lemurs' androgen levels increase the more they engage in child care behaviors. This was unexpected, since androgens are commonly associated with aggression and mate competition, which could potentially impede nurturing behaviors.
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Sex hormones don’t keep lemur dads from being good parentsMale lemurs’ androgen levels—or their levels of male sex hormones—actually increase the more they engage in child care behaviors, according to a new study. Studies have shown that when human men marry and have children, they often see a decline in their androgen levels. Scientists think this could be due to the fact that androgens, such as testosterone, are commonly associated with aggression and
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How instruction changes brain circuitry with struggling readersUsing MRI measurements of the brain's neural connections, or 'white matter,' researchers have shown that, in struggling readers, the neural circuitry strengthened — and their reading performance improved — after just eight weeks of a specialized tutoring program.
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EEG can determine if a depressed patient will do better on antidepressants or talk therapyA simple, in-office EEG-based test can help determine if a depressed patient will do better on antidepressants or talk therapy.
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Sculpting with graphene foamScientists have developed a simple way to produce conductive, three-dimensional objects made of graphene foam. The material can be a building block for energy storage or flexible sensing applications.
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A sprinkle of platinum nanoparticles onto graphene makes brain probes more sensitiveGraphene electrodes could enable higher quality brain imaging thanks to new research by a team of engineers and neuroscientists. The researchers developed a technique, using platinum nanoparticles, to lower the impedance of graphene electrodes by 100 times while keeping them transparent. In tests on transgenic mice, the electrodes were able to record and image neuronal activity (calcium ion spikes
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System allows surveillance cameras to 'talk' to the public through individual smartphonesResearchers have created a technology that allows public cameras to send personalized messages to people without compromising their privacy. The team developed a real-time end-to-end system called PHADE to allow this process, known as private human addressing.
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Researchers find transport molecule has unexpected roleResearchers recently reported a basic science finding that might someday lead to better treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like a hereditary form of Lou Gehrig's disease.
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Modern alchemists are making chemistry greenerModern alchemists are trying to replace precious metals with greener, cheaper alternatives. Scientists have synthesized an epilepsy medication using one-electron oxidation that replaces rhodium and dichloromethane with the much greener cobalt and methanol.
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Social rejection is painful and can lead to violencePeople who have greater levels of mindfulness — or the tendency to maintain attention on and awareness of the present moment — are better able to cope with the pain of being rejected by others, according to a new study.
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Mammals going nocturnal to avoid humansHuman activity is causing the planet's mammals to flee daylight for the protection of night, according to a new study.
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Network theory links behavioral information flow with contained epidemic outbreaksOver the last two decades, large-scale outbreaks of infectious diseases have resulted in high levels of morbidity, mortality, and overall economic burden for affected regions. As complex networks become increasingly popular tools of study, researchers are applying network theory to the field of epidemiology. Researchers now employ a concrete interplay model in quenched multiplex networks to study
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Magritte's lost painting, 'La pose enchantee,' virtually restored in colorThe last recovered quarter of 'La pose enchantee,' a 1927 René Magritte oil painting which disappeared in 1932, has been used to create a virtual colorization of the original.
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The Theranos Indictments Expose the Soul of Silicon ValleyEmbattled Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes faces 11 counts of wire fraud—but will continue to chair the company's board.
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Primates in perilInternational experts call for immediate action to protect endangered primate species.
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Blood vitamin D levels linked to colorectal cancer riskA new study authored by scientists from more than 20 medical centers and organizations finds that higher circulating vitamin D concentrations are significantly associated with lower colorectal cancer risk.
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The molecules that energize babies' heartsA metabolic process that provides heart muscle with energy fails to mature in newborns with thickened heart walls, according to new research.
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True origin of ancient turquoiseNew research overturns more than a century of claims that the source of turquoise used and revered by ancient civilizations in Mexico, such as the Aztecs, came from the Southwestern US Geochemical analyses show the origin of the turquoise is Mesoamerica (Central Mexico to Central America).
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Can watching pro sports on TV prevent crime?The entertainment provided by televised sporting events has a significant effect on crime in Chicago, reducing the number of violent, property and drug crime reports by as much as 25 percent during the hours of a given game, according to a new study.
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Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces occurrence of infant pertussisA study reviewed more than 675,000 pregnancies in the US to determine if the Tdap vaccine given to a mother will reduce the chances of her child developing pertussis during the first 18 months of life. The results show a decrease in overall cases of pertussis, and most notably, in pertussis hospitalization in infants whose mothers were immunized during pregnancy.
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New way to find baby gas giants is way more accurateResearchers have developed a new technique for discovering and observing very young, very large planets. Catching young planets in the act of formation is important for understanding how planets form and how they build their atmospheres. The new method involves imaging very small changes in the speed of carbon monoxide gas around star HD 163296, about 330 light years from Earth. “We still don’t t
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Babies' spatial reasoning abilities at an early age predict their math skills a few years later.submitted by /u/randomusefulbits [link] [comments]
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Individual access to genomic disease risk factors has a beneficial impact on lifestylesA large study from Finland shows that giving personal genomic information to individuals can have a long-term beneficial effect on their lifestyles.
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WGS helps diagnosis and reduces healthcare costs for neonates in intensive careTwo studies looking at the effect of carrying out rapid genome sequencing on children born seriously ill, but where diagnosis is difficult, show that it can provide speedy answers and lead to appropriate treatment.
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Nano-infused black goo is incredibly stretchy and self-repairsAn accordion-shaped nanomaterial is the key ingredient in a sticky, self-healing gel that might one day drive help people with paralysis to communicate
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Looking for a book? Try these tales of strange brains, ancient whales, and Hamilton's forgotten doctor.Entertainment And more science nonfiction out this month. It’s June—that means the peonies are blooming, the cherries are ripe, and there’s a great new crop of science books waiting to be picked.
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The Atlantic Daily: Every ChildWhat We’re Following Trump and the Truth: While speaking to reporters outside the White House, President Trump expressed admiration for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s ability to make “his people sit up at attention,” adding, “I want my people to do the same.” He also dismissed as irrelevant questions about a statement he made to The New York Times that has been proved false. David Graham write
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Locked UpWritten by Lena Felton ( @lenakfelton ) and Taylor Hosking ( @Taylor__Hosking ) Today in 5 Lines A federal judge ordered former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail to await trial, citing witness-tampering charges lodged by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The Trump administration announced that it will move forward on imposing $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese products. Shortly aft
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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud ChargesElizabeth Holmes TheranosThe former darling of Silicon Valley and the former president of her blood testing company are accused of defrauding investors, doctors and patients in a federal indictment.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Why Apple, Google, Microsoft Are Stirring the Software PotThis week’s podcast is all about the software that points to the future of our how we'll use our gadgets – even if they infuriate us in the interim.
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How to stream way too many FIFA World Cup 2018 matchesTechnology It only comes around every four years, so make the most of it. The FIFA World Cup 2018 is a month-long sports extravaganza. Here’s how to stream every second of the 60-odd games between now and July 15.
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Genetic engineering researcher: Politicians are deaf to people's ethical concernsNew study from the University of Copenhagen reports that political discussions about genetically modified foods have ignored concerns among Danes that GM foods are 'unnatural'. This is very regrettable, according to Jesper Lassen, a researcher who has investigated public attitudes about genetic modification for the past 25 years.
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The seed that could bring clean water to millionsAccording to the United Nations, 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services, the majority of whom live in developing nations.
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Interfacing with the brainThe nervous system is loaded with encoded information: thoughts, emotions, motor control. This system in our bodies is an enigma, and the more we can do to understand it, the more we can do to improve human life. Brain-machine interfaces provide one way to connect with this puzzling organ system, including the brain. But because electronic devices are stiff, planar, and rigid, they cause injury to
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Boeing, others assessing impact of US-China tariffsUS trade groups and some large companies such as Boeing said Friday they were beginning to evaluate how new tariffs in the US-China trade spat could affect their operations.
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Three years later, Google still has big-time diversity issues
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Protect My Head? Soccer Pros Shrug and Carry OnNew tests find that certain headbands cut risk of head injuries, but officials are reluctant to mandate their use.
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Embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Faces Anger In Farm Country Over PolicyThe EPA administrator met with farmers in midwestern states this week to address frustrations over the renewable fuel standard. (Image credit: Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media)
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Welcome to the Eyewire Cup!Grab your vuvuzela, the 2018 Eyewire World Cup is here! All countries are eligible but only the top 8 from the qualifiers will advance to the next round. Three additional rounds will determine the country that reigns supreme as the champion of Eyewire. The rules are going to be different from our regularly scheduled competitions, so read on to make sure you’ve got the 411 before we get started. W
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Researchers find combination can enhance ipilimumab immunotherapyUsing a targeted therapy to block a protein that suppresses T cell activity could improve cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
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