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A 3d print out you could call home

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Follicular lymphoma remission for 2+ years indicates disease-free status could be lifelong

People with follicular lymphoma, a slow-growing lymphatic-system cancer, who have been treated and are in remission for at least two years, may no longer have what has been considered an incurable disease based on highly sensitive testing; this means they no longer need therapy or active follow-up.

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Author Correction: Bases of Bacterial Sodium Channel Selectivity Among Organic Cations

Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 December 2019; doi:10.1038/s41598-019-55306-4

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Publisher Correction: Cretaceous amber fossils highlight the evolutionary history and morphological conservatism of land snails

Scientific Reports, Published online: 09 December 2019; doi:10.1038/s41598-019-55311-7

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Starwatch: Saturn courts Venus in the evening sky

The two very different planets meet this week near the south-west horizon, before Saturn disappears behind the sun Two very different planets meet in the evening near the south-western horizon this week. Venus is the nearest planet to the earth. It is almost identical to our planet in terms of size, yet its closer proximity to the sun has rendered it a hellish world, with surface temperatures gre

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Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current climate conditions. She jetted to a remote South Pacific island to see the effects of warming on coral.

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Adventurers cross Arctic Ocean on skis despite thinning ice

Two adventurers have successfully crossed the Arctic Ocean on skis after persevering through brutal conditions, briefly running out of food, and struggling to traverse thin ice caused by global warming, their team said on Sunday.

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Indian Ocean island Mayotte on cyclone alert

Hopes rose Sunday on the small French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte, which has been on red alert for the arrival of Cyclone Belna, that a last-minute change of course might limit the damage.

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Bosnian capital of Sarajevo hit by dangerous air pollution

Authorities say air pollution in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo has reached dangerous levels in recent days, prompting officials to ban freight vehicles from the roads, cancel all outdoor public events and warn citizens to remain indoors.

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SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

SpaceX made an early holiday delivery to the International Space Station on Sunday, dropping off super muscular "mighty mice," pest-killing worms and a smart, empathetic robot.

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As Water Runs Low, Can Life in the Outback Go On?

In Australia's vast interior, rivers and lakes are disappearing. "We're starting to glimpse what the future is going to be like," one scientist said.

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Eight Degrees North

How a change of latitude changed my perspective — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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How Juice Wrld Made Sadness a Celebration

Juice Wrld's star power was both very special and very familiar in music history. To borrow the title of one punk album that the rapper (born Jarad Anthony Higgins) could have had in rotation, he sang the sorrow. When his breakout single, "Lucid Dreams ," hit No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2018, it marked him as one of the young leaders of the influential "emo rap" wave. Trembling instability

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Toys that will set a love of science in motion

STEM toys for kids. (Kelly Sikkema /) Even if you've never heard of Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Rube Goldberg (1883-1970), you've probably seen artwork influenced by his inventions, which made simple tasks into delightfully complex processes. Inspire your kids to create machines of their own with these great toys that explore chain reactions. They may start with a marble rolling along a tra

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11 holiday gift ideas for the person impossible to shop for

Check out 11 awesome holiday gift ideas, each up 75% off. Options include an ultrasonic cleaner, a portable video projector and a weighted blanket. You can save an extra 15% off each item with the coupon code MERRYSAVE15. None There's always someone on your holiday shopping list who presents a major challenge. Oh, they aren't trying to make your life difficult. But whether it's a cousin or a sibl

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Sydeuropa bliver tørrere og varmere: 'Ørkenen er på vej'

På ti år er arealet, der er i fare for at blive til ørken, vokset med 177.000 kvadratkilometer i Europa alene. Det er fire gange Danmarks størrelse.

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The Surprising Link between Recreational Math and Undecidability

The Fibonacci numbers and Hilbert's 10th problem — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Why AI Will Be the Best Tool for Extending Our Longevity

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Gene therapy could stop aging process

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China Turns to a Failed Plan to Quell Hong Kong's Protests

HONG KONG —After months of protests, an embarrassing rebuke at the ballot box , a pair of new laws in the United States targeting Hong Kong, and a worsening economic outlook , the territory's leader, Carrie Lam, promised to do some soul-searching. It seemed an appropriate response: Her city looked to have changed, gripped by a suddenly politically engaged populace determined to face down the auth

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The Real Riverworld

Meandering rivers may hold a vital clue to the earth's capacity for life — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Breakthrough in creation of gamma ray lasers that use antimatter

A new study calculates how to create high-energy gamma rays. Physicist Allen Mills proposes using liquid helium to make bubbles of positronium, a mixture with antimatter. Gamma ray lasers can lead to new technologies in space propulsion, medical imaging and cancer treatment. None Scientists are closer to taming the most powerful light in the Universe. A physicist at the University of California h

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How can you conquer ordinary, everyday sadness? Think of it as a person

New research suggests anthropomorphising your emotions can help you control them. But how do you actually go about it? In the Pixar film Inside Out, the emotions of an 11-year-old girl are personified as perky Joy, petulant Disgust and hulking Anger. Sadness – voiced by The American Office's Phyllis Smith – is, predictably, a downer with a deep side-parting and a chunky knit. Amy Poehler's Joy ca

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Melting Ski Resorts Have a Snow Machine Problem

The changing climate is warming the slopes, forcing resorts to turn to snow-generating beasts that take a heavy environmental toll.

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A Remote Tanzanian Village Logs Onto the Internet

The Danish company Bluetown installed a hot spot in Sagara B, with download speeds fast enough for Netflix and for local life to change.

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Why AI Will Be the Best Tool for Extending Our Longevity

Dmitry Kaminskiy speaks as though he were trying to unload everything he knows about the science and economics of longevity—from senolytics research that seeks to stop aging cells from spewing inflammatory proteins and other molecules to the trillion-dollar life extension industry that he and his colleagues are trying to foster—in one sitting. At the heart of the discussion with Singularity Hub i

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Spørg Fagfolket: Hvorfor tager det længere tid at flyve til Kina end at komme hjem igen?

Et par læsere undrer sig over, hvilke faktorer der er indblandet i flyvetiderne. Det svarer chefpilot fra SAS på.

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Billie Eilish's Van Halen Knowledge Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Some folks online got pretty upset about this. Van Halen did not. Also, the impeachment hearings continue apace.

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Elon Musk's 'Pedo Guy' Trial, Uber's Crime Report, and More Car News This Week

Plus, the Air Force 3D prints parts for old planes, flying car execs consider the little people, and self-driving cars learn about selfish humans.

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Mike Horn and Boerge Ousland: North Pole explorers complete epic trek

The Norwegian-South African duo met up with a rescue team as they were dangerously low on food.

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The Secret of the Crocodile "Death Roll"

Out of 25 living crocodilian species, all but one have been seen to "death roll" — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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A person's perception of risk can tell us about their chances of opioid relapse

People in treatment for opioid addiction are more likely to relapse when they become more tolerant of risks, according to a study by Rutgers and other institutions. The findings can help clinicians better predict which patients are most vulnerable.

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Computer game may help to predict reuse of opioids

A computer betting game can help predict the likelihood that someone recovering from opioid addiction will reuse the pain-relieving drugs, a new study shows.

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Gifts for the person who'd rather listen to podcasts than talk to you

What's that? Can't hear you. (Austin Distel via Unsplash/) Podcasts! Everyone is listening to one. Or recording one for other people to listen to. Or, most likely, recording one that no one will listen to. They're everywhere, blessing us with the gift of hands-free entertainment we need to power through life's monotony. But there's a darker side to podcasts … and I'm not talking about their mur

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When storms become stormquakes

Geophysicists link wild weather to seismic waves.

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Timber travelled in Roman times

Old boards reveal the importance of trade to the empire.

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Bio-inspired gel is tough when it counts

Contrary to expectations, it hardens when heated and softens when cooled.

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How stress speeds up the ageing process

New research explores the world of DNA, chromosomes and telemores.

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The New Port of 'Halo: Reach' Is a Renaissance for the Series

The version for PC, part of the Master Chief Collection, is full of color and foreign, cosmic wonder.

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14 Great Gifts for Mom (2019): Gift Ideas for the Mother in Your Life

Mothers come in all types, but these are our favorite picks for the WIRED mom in your life.

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Cookies In Space, For Science

A delicious experiment is set to take place in space. Astronauts will bake cookies on the International Space Station as part of a long line of food innovations fueling space travel.

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Part of a disCERNing crowd

Australian astrophysicist Martin White discusses life with and around the Large Hadron Collider.

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Unleash the quantum vacuum squeezer

New instrument extends LIGO's already significant reach.

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No radiation needed for many aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

Most people diagnosed with the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma can safely skip radiation treatment after a clear PET scan, according to new clinical trial results released today at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.

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Why The L Word Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

I n an early episode of The L Word: Generation Q , the new reboot of Showtime's mid-aughts drama about a group of Los Angeles lesbians, one of the show's most formidable characters softens in front of a crowd. Bette Porter, the onetime museum director played by Jennifer Beals, is now channeling her ruthless ambition into a mayoral bid, 10 years after the original show ended. When she gives a camp

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France Plans a Revolution to Rein in the Kings of Big Tech

Cédric O, the French digital affairs minister, says taxes are just a start; future moves could ban acquisitions or make companies share data with rivals.

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The Safari Browser Settings You Should Tweak Right now

Get the most out of your Safari browsing on iOS and macOS with these tips and tricks.

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Jeannie Gaffigan: Finding comedy in a brain tumor

It was only by chance that Jeannie Gaffigan found out she had a pear-sized tumor on her brain stem. During a visit to her kid's pediatrician, the doctor noticed something off about Jeannie Gaffigan's hearing, which led to the diagnosis. She needed to have immediate brain surgery. Gaffigan describes this highly stressful and uncertain time in her as traumatic—and deeply hilarious, says Gaffigan. C

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The Moment Every Adult Stutterer Dreads

Being interviewed on CNBC during the 2008 financial crisis should have been a highlight of my career. I had been invited to the studio in Manhattan to explain why the New York State Insurance Department, of which I was then superintendent, was trying to regulate risky derivatives. I had prepared my thoughts and practiced my key points in advance. I was sure I was ready. But when the interview was

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An End to Magical Thinking in the Middle East

P resident Donald Trump's October decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria produced a rare moment of bipartisanship in foreign policy. With a shared sense of alarm, Republicans and Democrats alike accused Trump of betrayal. Certainly, it was a betrayal of the Kurdish partners who bled for us in the fight against the Islamic State. It was also a betrayal of process—leaving our military leaders

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Fabriksgigant om elbil-produktion: »Overgangen vil ske uanset hvad«

PLUS. Den amerikanske automa­tionsgigant Rockwell kalder den globale bilindustri Det Vilde Vesten lige nu, hvor batterier er ved at erstatte forbrændingsmotorer.

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Lucy in the Sky review – earthbound tale of an obsessed astronaut

Natalie Portman shines but Noah Hawley's fact-based drama lacks the right stuff Natalie Portman stars in a drama that is loosely based on the case of Lisa Nowak , the Nasa astronaut who was disgraced after attacking the girlfriend of her ex-lover. The feature debut from Noah Hawley pushes the idea that, once someone has ventured into space, readjusting to life back on Earth can be a struggle. Thi

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The Enduring Mystery of The Moon's Brightness Could Soon Be Solved

After all these years, no one's completely sure how bright the Moon glows.

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Emma på 24: Jeg stoppede på p-piller og kom af med hovedpine og træthed

Kvinder er begyndt at diskutere hormonel prævention. Godt, at de er kritiske, lyder det fra forskere.

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Tigers, elephants and pangolins suffer as global wildlife trafficking soars

Dozens of species are now at risk but a conference this week will showcase new technology that could help stop the illegal trade The two young women who arrived at Heathrow in February 2014 en route to Düsseldorf were carrying nondescript luggage. Customs officers were suspicious nevertheless and looked inside – to find 13 iguanas stuffed into socks inside the cases. Astonishingly, 12 of the high

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Israeli fish farmers give peckish pelicans free lunch

Migratory pelicans have long raided Israeli fish farms, which try to deter them with loudspeakers, laser beams and by firing blank rounds from rifles.

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Israeli fish farmers give peckish pelicans free lunch

Migratory pelicans have long raided Israeli fish farms, which try to deter them with loudspeakers, laser beams and by firing blank rounds from rifles.

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Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.

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Built on sand: Dutch find unlikely ally against water

The Netherlands is deploying an unlikely ally as climate change intensifies the low-lying country's age-old fight against floods: more than 666,000 truckloads of sand to shore up a crucial dike.

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Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice's perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego.

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Gene editing will let us control our very evolution. Will we use it wisely? | Dan Rather

I've covered some of the biggest stories of our age, but this is the biggest and could change what it means to be human We live in a time when science and technology are having an impact on our society in more and more ways. And the decisions that shape how these new fields of knowledge develop ultimately affect all of us. Related: Human Nature review – quiet revolution that began in a yoghurt po

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Har bidraget til at opklare flere ulykker: Myndigheder anbefaler flight recordere til små helikoptere

De europæiske luftfartsmyndigheder opfordrer nu til at bruge såkaldte sorte bokse i mindre helikoptere, men det er fortsat ikke et krav.

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Forskere: 50 års klimaforudsigelser var korrekte

De fleste klimamodeller har forudsagt temperaturstigningerne nøjagtigt, viser opgørelse.

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En del af hjernen kan skrumpe, når kvinder tager p-piller

Men bare rolig, det har nok ikke nogen konsekvenser i det lange løb, siger danske forskere.

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What are some major technological advancements coming in the future?

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Virtual reality illuminates the power of opioid-associated memories

The brain acts differently when remembering environments associated with drug use.

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Vind med Ingeniørens julekalender: 8. december

Vær med i Ingeniørens julekalender 2019. Hver dag med nye præmier!

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Så får fjärilarna sin färg

Fjärilar som inte är nära besläktade kan utveckla identiska färger. Forskare använde gensaxen Crisp-cas 9 för att förstå varför och upptäckte då hur evolutionen inte alltid är förutsägbar.

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Därför är syrebrist avgörande för träning

Om vi ägnar oss åt träning där vi blir andfådda så blir vi mer uthålliga. Vi får bättre "kondis". Årets Nobelpris i medicin avslöjar vad som faktiskt händer i kroppen – och hur vi bör träna smartast.

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Workplace health: clean offices, dirty data

Statistics often come from academics sponsored by hygiene businesses but fail a sniff test

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Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bushfires?

A climate system in the Indian Ocean, known as the dipole, is behind extreme weather events in East Africa and Australia.

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Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study

Altering DNA methylation in a particular area of the hypothalamus halved the animals' voluntary exercise as adults.

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Plastic pollution: Wales should cut 3G sports pitch waste

There are concerns tyre infill from sports pitches is ending up in waterways and harming wildlife.

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General election 2019: Your questions on climate change and the environment

Your questions answered: The environment, wildlife and climate change.

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Seychelles: The island nation with a novel way to tackle climate change

The Seychelles has swapped 5% of its national debt for a cash injection to fight climate change and save its ocean.

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What Your Klout Score Really Means

Your Klout score is gaining in importance: A high one might bring perks, but a low one could dash your career dreams.

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France bans two US pesticides, citing risk to bees

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Robots in Finance Could Wipe Out Some of Its Highest-Paying Jobs

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Overlevelsen stiger for danske patienter med akut myeloid leukæmi

Patienter med akut myeloid leukæmi har bedre overlevelse end nogensinde før, viser nyt studie på ASH.

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Computer kan identificere høj-risiko CLL-patienter

Kunstig intelligens kan pege på, hvilke CLL-patienter der har høj risiko for infektion i forbindelse med deres kræftsygdom.

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Helexomsekventering kan spore begyndende tilbagefald blandt børn med AML

Dansk forskning viser, at det er muligt at bruge next generation sequencing til at følge tilbagefald blandt børn med AML. Opdagelsen åbner op for bedre prognoser.

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Antistof øger risikoen for infektioner efter højdosis kemoterapi

Ny dansk forskning viser, at patienter med høje niveauer af anti-Gal i blodet har højere risiko for at få en alvorlig infektion efter behandling med højdosis kemoterapi.

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A momentous view on the birth of photoelectrons

The creation of photoelectrons through ionization is one of the most fundamental processes in the interaction between light and matter. Yet, deep questions remain about just how photons transfer their linear momentum to electrons. With the first sub-femtosecond study of the linear photon momentum transfer during an ionization process, physicists now provide unprecedented insight into the birth of

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Infant morbidity decreases with incentive-based prenatal tobacco interventions

A new study reveals a significant reduction in NICU (up to 55%) and preterm births due to incentive-based programs implemented to help low-income pregnant women stop smoking cigarettes. Colorado saved over 4 million dollars in healthcare costs by providing these programs and has an opportunity to save 16 million. The issue is critical because smoking in the third trimester of pregnancy is three to

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How do you cultivate a healthy plant microbiome?

Crops today never see their parents' microbiome, so how do they develop a leaf microbial community that's healthy and resistant to invasion by pathogens? Biologists sequenced the microbiomes of tomatoes through four generations and saw three-quarters of the bacteria disappear, leaving a core community that proved resistant to random invaders. The findings show it's possible to cultivate a robust p

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Quarter of Californian adults live in a household with a gun, poll indicates

One in four adults in California lives in a household with a gun, including around 1 in 7 (14%) who personally own a firearm, suggest the results of a survey.

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Cellphone distraction linked to increase in head injuries

Head and neck injuries incurred while driving or walking with a cellphone are on the rise — and correlates with the launch of the iPhone in 2007 and release of Pokémon Go in 2016, a new study found.

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Root of childhood kidney cancer discovered

A fundamental change in our understanding of the childhood kidney cancer Wilms' tumor is on the horizon, after the discovery of its earliest genetic root by scientists. By comparing genome sequences from normal kidney tissue and tumors, the team identified patches of normal-looking kidney tissue that in fact carried DNA changes that cause Wilms' tumor.

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Wildlife in tropics hardest hit by forests being broken up

Tropical species are six times more sensitive to forests being broken up for logging or farming than temperate species, says new research.

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Three types of cells help the brain tell day from night

Researchers report the discovery of three cell types in the eye that detect light and align the brain's circadian rhythm to our ambient light. The study marks the first direct assessment in humans of light responses from these cells, called intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs) — and the implications for health are substantial.

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Taming chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives

Scientists are recommending early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of severe chronic inflammation to reduce the risk of chronic disease and death worldwide.

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First long-term estimates suggest link between cholesterol levels and risk of heart disease and stroke

The observational and modelling study which used individual-level data from almost 400,000 people extends existing research because it suggests that increasing levels of non-HDL cholesterol may predict long-term cardiovascular risk by the age of 75 years. Past risk estimates of this kind are based on 10-year follow-up data.

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A momentous view on the birth of photoelectrons

The creation of photoelectrons through ionization is one of the most fundamental processes in the interaction between light and matter. Yet, deep questions remain about just how photons transfer their linear momentum to electrons. With the first sub-femtosecond study of the linear photon momentum transfer during an ionization process, physicists now provide unprecedented insight into the birth of

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Scientists reliably predict people's age by measuring proteins in blood

Protein levels in people's blood can predict their age, a study has found. The study also found that aging isn't a smoothly continuous process.

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Use of venetoclax in transplant conditioning regimen shows promise in myeloid cancers

For patients with high-risk myeloid cancers undergoing a donor stem cell transplant, adding the targeted drug venetoclax to a reduced-intensity drug regimen prior to transplant is safe and does not impair the ability of the donor cells to take root in recipients' bodies.

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Prenatal and early life exposure to multiple air pollutants increases odds of toddler allergies

A new article shows a significant association between multiple prenatal and early life exposures to indoor pollutants and the degree of allergic sensitivity in 2-year-olds.

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Dramatic health benefits following air pollution reduction

Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according to new findings.

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New ultra-miniaturized scope less invasive, produces higher quality images

Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images.

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Find your wings with this gift list of flying things

Gifts that take flight. (David Henrichs via Unsplash/) It's hard to give someone the gift of flight. You could buy them a commercial airline ticket or steal an abundance of balloons from childrens' birthday parties to create an Up situation. But there are easier ways to elate your pals that crave airborne fun. Here are some gifts that will go straight from under the tree into the wild blue yonder

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Rapport: Havens syreförråd försvinner i rasande takt

Svärdfisk och tonfisk framhålls som särskilt hotade arter när syret minskar i världshaven. År 2100 kan 3–4 procent av syret ha gått förlorat.

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5G er på vej: Skader mobilstråler vores insekter, fugle og planter?

På nettet er frygten for 5G stor. Vi har spurgt forskerne, om vi skal frygte strålerne.

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