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Mette dumpede matematik i gymnasiet: Nu er hendes forskning på forsiden af New York Times

Mette Bendixen har gjort lynkarriere som topforsker, og nu har hun måske fundet en løsning på den globale mangel på sand. [NOTERET PÅ TWITTER]

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Klonede hunde bliver sat i tjeneste i flere og flere lande

Politi og specialstyrker i Sydkorea, Kina, USA og Rusland bruger i stigende omfang klonede hunde. Men prisen er stadig høj, og dyreetiske spørgsmål uafklarede.

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Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan. Its founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight.

The suspected El Paso killer posted a racist manifesto to the anonymous extremist site. Now experts are worried that "targeted violence will become a meme itself."

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The Wrong Way to Talk About the El Paso Shooter's Manifesto

The more oxygen these manifestos get, the wider their messages spread. And no one understands that better than the people posting them.

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Google Fit now tracks your sleep patterns

Google Fit should now be that much more helpful when you're ramping down for the night. The fitness app now tracks sleep patterns from apps that share their data, giving you better …

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When Fear of Deportation Keeps Families From Help After a Shooting

In the aftermath of the mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, yesterday, some reports indicated that immigrants affected by the shooting may have avoided seeking treatment or going to authorities for help locating family members because of their immigration status. On CNN, for example, the former assistant secretary of Homeland Security Juliette Kayyem noted that according to authorities,

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'Halo' TV series has its Cortana ahead of early 2021 premiere

While Showtime took forever to start filling in details for its Halo TV series, it's clearly eager to make up for lost time. The broadcaster has announced that Natascha McElhone …

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Starwatch: Jupiter in a close encounter with red giant Antares

Our largest planet and the red supergiant are close together in the south-eastern sky, joined on Wednesday evening by the moon There is an interesting trio of celestial objects to look out for on the evening of 8 August. The mighty planet Jupiter is currently close to the red giant star Antares in the constellation Scorpius . On 8 August, this pair will be joined by the moon. The chart shows the

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Bulletproof air/mist?

I can’t remember if I dreamt this up or it was a futuristic idea I saw somewhere: would it be possible in crowded areas such as a mall, concert, airport etc to permeate the air with a mist or gas that is basically a non Newtonian style composition so that everything going slower than a bullet would be fine but a bullet or other dangerously fast projectile would start to collect foam around it and

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How Jaywalking Could Jam Up the Era of Self-Driving Cars

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Researchers 3D print functional parts of the heart using collagen

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Why the Future of Cars is Electric

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Texas airport tests driverless electric passenger shuttle

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Top 10 reasons we need a maximum age limit to run for President

As there's a minimum age, there should be a maximum one. Aging causes decline in numerous cognitive skills as shown in numerous studies. Older candidates are less likely to support new ideas, technologies and societal changes. None Look, this is not meant to be ageist. But as we have a minimum age to become President – 35 – there should be a maximum age too. Why 35 anyway? Who determined that 35

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Cancer Medicine Is Failing Us

Our aggressive, expensive approach to cancer is doing more harm than good — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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The Death Rattle of White Supremacy

Will America finally confront the violent death rattle of white supremacy? Or will it fail to inflict the coup de grâce, allowing the ideology of hate to revive itself into a global movement, with radicalized young men engaged in what they believe is a zero-sum war for survival? Last year, those opening lines might have been dismissed as alarmist rhetoric and hyperbole. We no longer have that lux

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No One Knows Trump’s Next Move

Updated on August 4, 2019 at 4:26 p.m. ET It was a part of the presidency that would come to surprise Bill Clinton, if only because of its heartrending frequency. Soon after the gun massacre at Columbine High School in the spring of 1999, Clinton flew to Littleton, Colorado, to talk with students, teachers, and parents mourning the deaths of the 13 victims. So much of his job, he told the audienc

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Lioness Protects Her Cubs from Male Lions | Serengeti

Kali a brave lioness and devoted mother of four cubs, has broken the golden rules of family life, by having cubs with an outsider. When she tries to bring the cubs home, her betrayal is exposed and she is forced into exile. Serengeti premieres Sunday Aug 4 at 8P ET only on Discovery! Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Serengeti ht

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The complete guide to building a rooftop garden

You can get your hands dirty no matter where you live. (Julian Hochgesang via Unsplash/) Before man was, gardening waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner. Ok fine, Cormac McCarthy was actually talking about war when he wrote that, but if you ask me, it still holds true for gardening. Along with mastering fire, the purposeful cultivation of plants is widely considere

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How Many Attacks Will It Take Until the White-Supremacist Threat Is Taken Seriously?

Updated at 2:34 p.m. ET on August 4, 2019. There was, it seems, no time to avert the massacre. The anti-immigrant, white-nationalist manifesto heralding an imminent attack was uploaded to the online message board 8chan only minutes before a shooter killed at least 20 people out shopping on a late-summer Saturday in El Paso, Texas. But in another sense, if U.S. authorities confirm that the documen

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Top 10 reasons we need a maximum age limit to run for President

As there's a minimum age, there should be a maximum one. Aging causes decline in numerous cognitive skills as shown in numerous studies. Older candidates are less likely to support new ideas, technologies and societal changes. None Look, this is not meant to be ageist. But as we have a minimum age to become President – 35 – there should be a maximum age too. Why 35 anyway? Who determined that 35

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Frygten for lægerne

Er det politikernes frygt for læger, der har presset lægerne ud af sygehusvæsnets ledelse? Men politikere og administratorer skal ikke være bange for lægerne. Lægerne er dedikerede, hårdt arbejdende, og de kæmper for deres patienter – tag os tilbage i beslutningsprocesserne.

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Global warming brings wildfire risk to rainy US Northwest

Nestled in the foothills of Washington's Cascade Mountains, the bustling Seattle suburb of Issaquah seems an unlikely candidate for anxiety over wildfires.

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California hospitals question 2030 earthquake standards

A Southern California hospital spent $72 million on a building designed to do two things after an earthquake: stay standing and stay open.

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Making Things We Know Will Disappear

For those stifled by shades of perfectionism, temporary media can remind us how to create things for the fun of it — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Evaluering af hoveduddannelse i almen medicin er pilrådden

Systemet er himmelråbende korrupt og uærligt, og skaber kun dårlig stemning i dens nuværende form.

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Making Things We Know Will Disappear

For those stifled by shades of perfectionism, temporary media can remind us how to create things for the fun of it — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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China's self-driving "super tractor" starts field tests

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‘Do Something’: 2020 Democrats Are Stuck After Mass Shootings

Shortly after 12 a.m. ET this morning, Senator Kamala Harris tweeted, “My message to the president on gun violence.” What followed was an eight-second clip of an interview she had conducted on MSNBC earlier in the evening, after a gunman killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. “Have the courage to act,” the California Democrat said. “Do something. Do some

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Mentale helbredsproblemer overraskende dyrt for Danmark

et dansk samfund bruger mere end dobbelt så meget end hidtil antaget på mentale helbredsproblemer, nemlig over 110 mia. kr. om året. Faktisk topper vi OECD’s liste. Overraskende at det får lov til at tage til i styrke.

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How to suffer like a total pro: Pete Holmes on ego, judgment, and feeling special

When you're going through a moment that tests your patience, even causes you to psychologically suffer, sometimes you have to step back and say, "Yes, thank you." Suffering is like sandpaper, and, if we choose, it can buffer us and make us better versions of ourselves. Also, it's critical to find a quiet place within where just the fundamental fact that you are participating in reality imbues you

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Roblox hits 100 million monthly active users

Roblox is big. Bigger than Minecraft big. The massively multiple online title has been around since 2006, but the game has been achieving a crazy amount of momentum of late. On Friday, it announced …

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Colombia’s ex-guerillas learn biodiversity and business models

Andrew J Wight joins an Australian scientist who is helping develop ecotourism in his homeland.

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What If We Visualized Humanity’s Future in Millennia Instead of Centuries?

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” It’s a classic job interview question, designed to probe your level of ambition and aspiration. And it probes about as far ahead as many of us are likely to think: with so many distractions in the here and now, so many crises and challenges and opportunities that will arise, and so much that seems likely to change, who can meticulously sit and plan for d

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What will it take for us to trust algorithms?

They're a part of life, but that sometimes makes us uncomfortable. Mathematician Kate Smith-Miles, from the University of Melbourne, explores why.

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A ‘cancer lab’ on chip

Microfluidics and new devices may enable widespread screening. Phil Dooley reports.

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Anaemic star carries the mark of its ancient ancestor

Astronomers find the most iron-poor star in the galaxy.

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Science history: Virginia Apgar and the score you didn’t know you had

Simple system made a major contribution to assessing the health of newborns. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

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Looking inside living brain cells

Super-resolution microscopy provide unprecedented access.

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2019's Biggest Breakthroughs | Shark Week's The Daily Bite

On today's episode of The Daily Bite, we recap Shark Week 2019's biggest breakthroughs! Stream Full Episodes from Shark Week: https://go.discovery.com/tv-shows/shark-week/ Own Full Seasons of Shark Week: https://play.google.com/store/tv/show/Shark_Week?id=gg81I7BZ-J4&hl=en_US Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery https://w

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New medical procedure could delay menopause by 20 years

Operation could benefit thousands of women who experience serious health issues A medical procedure that aims to allow women to delay the menopause for up to 20 years has been launched by IVF specialists in Britain. Doctors claim the operation could benefit thousands of women who experience serious health problems, such as heart conditions and bone-weakening osteoporosis, that are brought on by t

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Why Do Lobsters Turn Red When They're Cooked?

As any lobster connoisseur knows, this crustacean turns bright red when it's heated. Why does this dramatic color transformation happen?

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Mitch McConnell's New Nickname Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Internet, meet "Moscow Mitch." Also, here's how social media reacted to the Democratic primary debates.

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Hand-Crafted Bentleys, a Climate Bill, and More Car News This Week

A $287 billion transportation bill approved by a Senate committee includes $10 billion for preventing and mitigating the effects of climate change.

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Brazilian institute head fired after clashing with nation’s president over deforestation data

Scientist had defended satellite data showing rising forest loss

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What Killed the Dinosaurs?

Everyday Einstein looks at two new studies that blame volcanoes and asteroids — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Fossils Show How Shovel-Beaked Dinosaurs Grew

A collection of tiny skull bones offers new insights to the early life of Edmontosaurus — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Building China’s $12BN Mega Airport

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Is AI The Next Big Climate-Change Threat? We Haven’t A Clue

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Spørg Fagfolket: Hvad sker der, hvis en elbil går i brand på en færge?

En læser vil gerne vide, hvad der sker, hvis en elbil bryder i brand på færgedækket, som vi så det for en årrække tilbage. Det svarer Teknologisk Institut og DFDS på.

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Ideology Kills. How Do You Police It?

At least 20 people are dead in El Paso, Texas, and once again some ghoul with a rifle has reignited the moronic inferno of online commentary that follows such events. Was this an act of terrorism? If the gunman’s alleged manifesto proves genuine, does that mean the so-called alt-right or online white nationalism shares blame for this atrocity? Should zealots have access to deadly weapons? Is Dona

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The Nightingale Is a Harrowing but Worthy Watch

Hawkins, the cruel British military officer who looms over Jennifer Kent’s new film, The Nightingale , doesn’t give reasons for the several atrocities he commits over the course of the film. Only near the end, after murdering someone who wouldn’t stop pleading for his life, does he finally offer the flimsiest of explanations. “I just can’t stand all the fucking noise,” he whines. And yet Hawkins

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Satellites are transforming how archaeologists study the past

In ‘Archaeology from Space,’ Sarah Parcak takes readers on a lively tour of the past, and archaeology of the 21st century.

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The hypersane are among us, if only we are prepared to look

'Hypersanity' is not a common or accepted term. But neither did I make it up. I first came across the concept while training in psychiatry, in The Politics of Experience and the Bird of Paradise (1967) by R D Laing. In this book, the Scottish psychiatrist presented 'madness' as a voyage of discovery that could open out onto a free state of higher consciousness, or hypersanity. For Laing, the desc

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A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages

With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open problems."

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Digital Textbooks Are Forcing a Radical Shift in Higher Ed

Digital-first. Open source. Subscription. The way textbooks are bought and sold is changing—with serious implications for higher education.

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Human-animal hybrids are coming and could be used to grow organs for transplant – a philosopher weighs in

Around the world thousands of people are on organ donor waiting lists. While some of those people will receive the organ transplants they need in time, the sad reality is that many will die waiting. But controversial new research may provide a way to address this crisis. Japan has recently overturned its ban on the creation of human-animal hybrids, or “chimeras", and approved a request by researc

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Doctors halt the menopause for 20 years

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Set for første gang: Vild delfin adopterer unge af anden art

Moderen havde i forvejen en unge, og konkurrencen mellem de to unger fik alvorlige konsekvenser.

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The Truth About Painkiller Addiction

In the early days of the opioid crisis, public officials had reasons to blame it on all the pills. News stories featured people who, to the shock of their neighbors and loved ones, had died unexpectedly of a drug overdose. In an emergency, authorities do what they can with the tools at hand. In tightening controls on doctors who prescribed pain relievers, state and federal agencies were focusing

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Planned Parenthood’s Never-Ending Identity Crisis

All abortion debates are eternal. Within the abortion-rights movement, there are long-standing tensions between the absolutists and the incrementalists, the uncompromising progressives and the cautious voices. And right now, as in the rest of American politics, the unapologetically progressive voices are ascendant. I recently reached out to three former Planned Parenthood presidents—Faye Wattleto

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"Clock-like" Neurons Discovered At Last?

The brain is buzzing with gamma oscillations – cycles of neuronal activity with a frequency (around 40-60 Hz) higher than that of other major brain waves. A longstanding hypothesis is that gamma serves as a kind of 'clock signal' that enables the coordination and integration of signals. Gamma has even been proposed as the mechanism by which the brain 'binds' information from different brain areas

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Hoverboard pioneer succeeds in crossing English Channel on second attempt

French inventor Franky Zapata crosses the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard of his own invention just over a week after his first attempt saw him crash …

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Kvinnliga chefer rankas högre än män

En färsk studie publicerad i den ansedda forskartidskriften Harvard Business Review visar att företagsledare världen över i 17 av 19 egenskapskategorier rankar kvinnliga chefer högre än män. – Det är inte så överraskande. Det är ofta även min egen erfarenhet när jag rekryterar kvinnor till olika positioner, säger Andra AP-fondens vd Eva Halvarsson.

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Pets in America now get human treatment

Eleven-year-old Bess waits patiently to be immersed in water just a little cooler than her body temperature.

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Two planets orbiting a nearby star could have oceans and maybe life

Teegarden’s star, 12.5 light years away, is orbited by two planets, and even if they have very thin atmospheres they may be able to maintain liquid oceans

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Pets in America now get human treatment

Eleven-year-old Bess waits patiently to be immersed in water just a little cooler than her body temperature.

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Back to the wild: how 'ungardening' took root in America

Retired union organizer Anna Burger lives by a busy road just a minute's walk from a metro station in the US capital Washington, but every morning she wakes up to a birdsong symphony.

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Back to the wild: how 'ungardening' took root in America

Retired union organizer Anna Burger lives by a busy road just a minute's walk from a metro station in the US capital Washington, but every morning she wakes up to a birdsong symphony.

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Russian Land of Permafrost and Mammoths Is Thawing

Global warming is shrinking the permanently frozen ground across Siberia, disrupting everyday life in one of the coldest inhabited places on earth.

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Stealing Lauri

A pig kidnapping highlights the concerns over antibiotics in livestock.

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Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers and an Investigation Thwarted

Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem.

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Resistent hiv spreder sig i hele verden: ’Kan på sigt blive et stort problem i Danmark’

Herhjemme har vi masser alternative muligheder for medicinsk behandling af resistent hiv.

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What the Criminalization of Instant Divorce Means for India’s Muslims

In January 2016, Afreen Rehman, a resident of Jaipur, in northwest India, was recovering from a road accident when her husband sent a letter to her maternal uncle and grandfather. Syed Ashar Ali Warsi had handwritten the word talaq thrice. Their marriage of 16 months was over. Warsi had used an interpretation of Islamic law that allows a husband to annul a marriage by uttering the word talaq —Ara

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Ray Kurzweil's prediction: 3D printed clothes in 2020

Ray Kurzweil predicts we will have 3D printed clothes in 2020. Can you please explain is prediction? What kind of clothes does he mean? Does he mean clothes made of plastic? Why 2020? What is the basis of that prediction. Please explain. Will I be able to print jeans trousers at home with a 3D printer? What kind of clothes? submitted by /u/remotemass [link] [comments]

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Scientists are creating "living drugs" to deal with terminal illness.

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We can use philosophy to make AI friendly

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Brains/AI/Elon Musk: neural knit works

Able-bodied people will not be queueing up for implants

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The future is subsidy free

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London Crawling with Drug-Resistant Microbes

Nearly half of bacteria gathered in public settings around the city were resistant to two or more commonly used antibiotics, like penicillin and erythromycin. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and how bad it really is | Greg Jericho

It’s time to stop being mealy-mouthed about this. No more silent passes to climate science deniers Over the past couple of weeks things have been happening on the climate change front but, unfortunately, little is changing in parliament, where the government’s direct action policy has continued to be an utter failure and a Queensland LNP MP suggested in his first speech in the House of Representa

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London Crawling with Drug-Resistant Microbes

Nearly half of bacteria gathered in public settings around the city were resistant to two or more commonly used antibiotics, like penicillin and erythromycin. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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London Crawling with Drug-Resistant Microbes

Nearly half of bacteria gathered in public settings around the city were resistant to two or more commonly used antibiotics, like penicillin and erythromycin. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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