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Wired
9 *** 550 Dark Matter Hunters Are Looking Inside Rocks for New Clues. Dark matter may occasionally interact with minerals in the earth, leaving traces that physicists hope to decipher.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Guardian
2 *** 1000 Welsh farmstead is in fact rare medieval hall house, experts confirm. New dating technique used to prove Llwyn Celyn farmhouse is medieval marvel A Welsh farmhouse that was once in such poor condition that rainwater ran through its rooms is in fact an exceptionally rare 600-year-old medieval hall house , it has been confirmed, after conservation experts used a groundbreaking new dating technique originally developed by climate change scientists. Llwyn Celyn , whichPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Atlantic
*** 550 Want to Cultivate a Liberal European Islam? Look to Bosnia.. When French President Emmanuel Macron said last summer that he would create a new "framework and rules" for Islamic institutions in France, he was not alone. Other politicians and thinkers have also been involved in a broader effort to find an articulation of the religion that meshes with what they see as European values. What is too little noticed, however, is that a tolerant European Islam hasPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


BBC News
*** 550 The women fighting fast fashion waste. Claire and Emily run a hub that empowers people to turn their old clothes into new ones.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


BBC News
*** 250 James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race. Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson has repeated remarks about race and intelligence.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


BBC News
*** 150 Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping. Readers, who pressed for the change, can compost or put the new packaging in their food waste bin.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Atlantic
*** 150 Astronomers Glimpse a Luminous Object Born From a Star's Death. Working the night shift can be pretty boring, even if you're a telescope. You stare at the same section of sky for hours. Every night, you take in light from the same distant points in the abyss. There's that asteroid you observed last night, and the night before that, and before that. The job, as important as it is, can be pretty tedious. But sometimes, the universe sends a little excitement-a cPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Atlantic
*** 150 Can Congress Void a Tribal Treaty Without Telling Anyone?. Herrera v. Wyoming, an Indian treaty-rights case argued in the Supreme Court last Tuesday, revolves around a basic of federal Indian law: No promise to Indian people actually binds the United States. Congress can unilaterally void any treaty or agreement. The only limit on this power so far has been a requirement that Congress say it is doing so. It is not supposed to act by "implication." WhethePublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Guardian
*** 150 The five: genetically modified fruit. New varieties created through genetic editing and engineering promise to beat disease, and offer enticing new flavours It was reported this week that Brazilian scientists are hoping to create spicy tomatoes using Crispr gene-editing techniques . Although tomatoes contain the genes for capsaicinoids (the chemicals that give chillies their heat) they are dormant – Crispr could be used to make them aPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Viden (Danmarks Radio)
*** 87 Stiv som et bræt: Bør du strække ud efter træning?. Du får skader, hvis du glemmer at strække ud. Men er det nu så simpelt?Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Atlantic
*** 75 A Novel Made for the Yellow-Vest Moment. PARIS-In Michel Houellebecq's 2015 novel Submission , the narrator converts to Islam after France has elected a Muslim president. The book's imagined future tapped into (and also questioned) a pervasive fear in some quarters of France that Muslims were taking over. It was hailed by the French right as prescient when it debuted the same day terrorists killed 12 people at the satirical weekly CharlPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Wired
*** 53 The Rise of the Swiss Army Gadget. From mirrors with speakers to picture frame wireless chargers, we're deep into the age of multi-function devices.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Wired
*** 48 Trump's Border Wall Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup. Last week, the internet was consumed with talk of President Trump's attempts to get funding for a wall on the US southern border.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Atlantic
29 Why 1984 Isn't Banned in China. Last winter, after the Chinese Communist Party announced the abolition of presidential term limits, Beijing temporarily moved to censor social-media references to George Orwell's Animal Farm and 1984 . The government's concern was that activists would use these titles to charge, in not-so-subtle code, that China was moving in a decidedly authoritarian direction. But censors did not bother to banPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Ingeniøren
Digitalt ansigtsløft til danske stumfilm. PLUS. Hvert eneste billede fra 400 danske stumfilm skal igennem en manuel og digital restaurering for at kunne ses på nettet.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Live Science
Is Anyone Out There? New SETI Tool Keeps Track of Alien Searches. With research on extraterrestrial life continuing across the world, a noted researcher from the SETI Institute launched a new tool to help researchers keep track of results.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Guardian
Ten to Zen by Owen O'Kane – digested read. 'Slow down your thinking. Feel the serenity that comes from finding out you are the bore you've always thought' Hi. It's me, Owen, and I want you to know that I'm here for you. Thank you for picking up my book. It means a lot that you have chosen to put your trust in me. I'm guessing that, since you have managed to read this far, you are probably feeling something has been missing from your life.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Ingeniøren
Tænkeboks: Munken går op og ned ad bjerget. Et nyt år er i gang – og her får I den første opgave.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


The Atlantic
'Both Sides' and the Decline of Public Institutions. Yesterday I quoted a Foreign Service officer who is now on furlough. He described the current shutdown-induced emergency within the State Department and other agencies, but also the long-term decline in public institutions that it capped off. Several readers complained that the FSO was indulging in "both sides-ism," in saying that "politicians" were responsible for the decline, rather than singliPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Popular Science
Dryuary's just the start-you should drink less all winter long. DIY Why and how to cut out alcohol. As the nights get longer and the days get colder, our drinking gets worse. Here's why you might want to avoid alcohol altogether.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Wired
CES's Flying Taxis, and More of This Week's Car News. A Hyundai with legs, a Tesla Model S robot death stunt, and all the happenings out of Vegas that you missed.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Big Think
Jillian Michael's 6 health keys to conquer aging. Getting older is inevitable. But with diet, exercise, and some insight into how the human body works, you can do your best to keep your body from aging prematurely. Meal timing, combined with 12 hours of fasting, can actually do more for your body than you might realize. Did you know stress can literally alter your DNA? And did you know that biological ways to combat the stress can even be passedPublished: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Ingeniøren
Hun forsker i, hvordan faste stoffer dannes: »Eureka-øjeblikkene ligger i data- behandlingen«. PLUS. Kirsten Ørnsbjerg Jensen er materialekemiker og drømmer om at skabe ny indsigt i kemiske mekanismer, så nye materialer til for eksempel batterier kan blive endnu bedre.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Phys.org
Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe. Europe is giving US-led calls for a boycott of Huawei 5G telecoms equipment a mixed reception, with some governments untroubled by spy suspicions against the Chinese giant, but others backing a ban.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Phys.org
Ford and Cadillac SUVs, Toyota sports car star at auto show. SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit's auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


Ingeniøren
Spørg Fagfolket: Hvorfor er der jordvolde langs togstrækningerne?. En læser har lagt mærke til de op mod to meter høje jordvolde, der følger sporene på visse togstrækninger. Hvad laver de der? Det svarer Banedanmark på.Published: Sun, 13 Jan 2019


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Looking for a new hobby? Try citizen science!. Eyewire is the tip of the iceberg! There are hundreds, maybe even thousands of citizen science projects out there. From brains to nanobots; space to archaeology, whatever your interest, chances are there is a citizen science project for you. We'd love to have you solving 3D puzzles to map the brain while making friends from around the world on Eyewire; however, if that's not your cup of tea or ifPublished: Sat, 12 Jan 2019

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Wired
***1000

MacKenzie Bezos and the Myth of the Lone Genius Founder

Even juicy divorce speculation represents a chance to acknowledge how myriad factors—and people—contribute to the success of a company like Amazon.
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:53:47 GMT


Phys.org
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Gene-editing tool CRISPR repurposed to develop better antibiotics

A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher and his collaborators at the University of California, San Francisco have repurposed the gene-editing tool CRISPR to study which genes are targeted by particular antibiotics, providing clues on how to improve existing antibiotics or develop new ones.
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 10:26:31 GMT


Ingeniøren

Nyt industrikvarter anlægges på havbunden i Avedøre

For at imødekomme den voldsomme efterspørgsel på velbeliggende industrigrunde i hovedstaden skal et 350 hektar stort areal på de lavtliggende Avedøre Holme inddæmmes og tørlægges.
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 09:00:05 GMT


New York Times

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s Rocket Company, Cuts 10 Percent of Its Work Force

The private company, which aims to send humans to Mars, will have about 6,000 employees remaining after the companywide layoffs.
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 20:21:07 GMT


Phys.org

Control of Russian radio telescope satellite lost

Russia's space agency says its specialists are attempting to fix problems that have blocked control of an orbiting radio telescope.
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 19:57:04 GMT


Scientific American

The Unknowability of the Number Line

Skip Garibaldi tells us about the numbers we can never describe
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 20:00:00 GMT


Viden

Kæmpe sø er tømt: Mennesker har forvandlet den til livsfarlig ørken

Aralsøen i det centrale Asien var engang verdens fjerde største sø. I dag er den skræmmeeksemplet på, hvad der sker, når mennesker overudnytter naturen.
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 19:00:00 GMT


Big Think

Researchers have identified an area of the dog brain dedicated to processing human faces

If you want to know about the special relationship between human and canine you need only watch a dog owner slavishly feed, cuddle and clean up after her furry companion, day after day after day. But is this unique cross-species relationship also reflected at a deeper level, in the workings of the canine brain? A recent study in Learning and Behavior suggests so, finding that highly trained dogs
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 18:05:32 GMT


The Atlantic

Trump effect: ‘Not Knowing When to Get Paid.

We Asked Readers: Have you or others you know been impacted by the shutdown? Here’s how readers responded. We have two family members who are government employees—they are a family of four with one on the way. Not only have they been working with no pay but they also need daycare for two children. This is an abuse of power on the part of the president! The man has no empathy and no conscience.
Published: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 17:50:26 GMT

Dark Matter Hunters Are Looking Inside Rocks for New Clues

Dark matter may occasionally interact with minerals in the earth, leaving traces that physicists hope to decipher.

4h

Stiv som et bræt: Bør du strække ud efter træning?

Du får skader, hvis du glemmer at strække ud. Men er det nu så simpelt?

10h

Digitalt ansigtsløft til danske stumfilm

PLUS. Hvert eneste billede fra 400 danske stumfilm skal igennem en manuel og digital restaurering for at kunne ses på nettet.

2h

Is Anyone Out There? New SETI Tool Keeps Track of Alien Searches

With research on extraterrestrial life continuing across the world, a noted researcher from the SETI Institute launched a new tool to help researchers keep track of results.

6min

James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race

Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson has repeated remarks about race and intelligence.

1h

Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

Readers, who pressed for the change, can compost or put the new packaging in their food waste bin.

1h

Ten to Zen by Owen O'Kane – digested read

‘Slow down your thinking. Feel the serenity that comes from finding out you are the bore you’ve always thought’ Hi. It’s me, Owen, and I want you to know that I’m here for you. Thank you for picking up my book. It means a lot that you have chosen to put your trust in me. I’m guessing that, since you have managed to read this far, you are probably feeling something has been missing from your life.

1h

Tænkeboks: Munken går op og ned ad bjerget

Et nyt år er i gang – og her får I den første opgave.

1h

‘Both Sides’ and the Decline of Public Institutions

Yesterday I quoted a Foreign Service officer who is now on furlough. He described the current shutdown-induced emergency within the State Department and other agencies, but also the long-term decline in public institutions that it capped off. Several readers complained that the FSO was indulging in “both sides-ism,” in saying that “politicians” were responsible for the decline, rather than singli

2h

Dryuary’s just the start—you should drink less all winter long

DIY Why and how to cut out alcohol. As the nights get longer and the days get colder, our drinking gets worse. Here's why you might want to avoid alcohol altogether.

2h

Trump's Border Wall Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Last week, the internet was consumed with talk of President Trump's attempts to get funding for a wall on the US southern border.

2h

CES’s Flying Taxis, and More of This Week’s Car News

A Hyundai with legs, a Tesla Model S robot death stunt, and all the happenings out of Vegas that you missed.

2h

Welsh farmstead is in fact rare medieval hall house, experts confirm

New dating technique used to prove Llwyn Celyn farmhouse is medieval marvel A Welsh farmhouse that was once in such poor condition that rainwater ran through its rooms is in fact an exceptionally rare 600-year-old medieval hall house , it has been confirmed, after conservation experts used a groundbreaking new dating technique originally developed by climate change scientists. Llwyn Celyn , which

3h

Astronomers Glimpse a Luminous Object Born From a Star’s Death

Working the night shift can be pretty boring, even if you’re a telescope. You stare at the same section of sky for hours. Every night, you take in light from the same distant points in the abyss. There’s that asteroid you observed last night, and the night before that, and before that. The job, as important as it is, can be pretty tedious. But sometimes, the universe sends a little excitement—a c

3h

Jillian Michael's 6 health keys to conquer aging

Getting older is inevitable. But with diet, exercise, and some insight into how the human body works, you can do your best to keep your body from aging prematurely. Meal timing, combined with 12 hours of fasting, can actually do more for your body than you might realize. Did you know stress can literally alter your DNA? And did you know that biological ways to combat the stress can even be passed

4h

The Rise of the Swiss Army Gadget

From mirrors with speakers to picture frame wireless chargers, we're deep into the age of multi-function devices.

4h

Hun forsker i, hvordan faste stoffer dannes: »Eureka-øjeblikkene ligger i data- behandlingen«

PLUS. Kirsten Ørnsbjerg Jensen er materialekemiker og drømmer om at skabe ny indsigt i kemiske mekanismer, så nye materialer til for eksempel batterier kan blive endnu bedre.

5h

Can Congress Void a Tribal Treaty Without Telling Anyone?

Herrera v. Wyoming, an Indian treaty-rights case argued in the Supreme Court last Tuesday, revolves around a basic of federal Indian law: No promise to Indian people actually binds the United States. Congress can unilaterally void any treaty or agreement. The only limit on this power so far has been a requirement that Congress say it is doing so. It is not supposed to act by “implication.” Whethe

5h

A Novel Made for the Yellow-Vest Moment

PARIS—In Michel Houellebecq’s 2015 novel Submission , the narrator converts to Islam after France has elected a Muslim president. The book’s imagined future tapped into (and also questioned) a pervasive fear in some quarters of France that Muslims were taking over. It was hailed by the French right as prescient when it debuted the same day terrorists killed 12 people at the satirical weekly Charl

5h

Why 1984 Isn't Banned in China

Last winter, after the Chinese Communist Party announced the abolition of presidential term limits, Beijing temporarily moved to censor social-media references to George Orwell’s Animal Farm and 1984 . The government’s concern was that activists would use these titles to charge, in not-so-subtle code, that China was moving in a decidedly authoritarian direction. But censors did not bother to ban

5h

Want to Cultivate a Liberal European Islam? Look to Bosnia.

When French President Emmanuel Macron said last summer that he would create a new “framework and rules” for Islamic institutions in France, he was not alone. Other politicians and thinkers have also been involved in a broader effort to find an articulation of the religion that meshes with what they see as European values. What is too little noticed, however, is that a tolerant European Islam has

5h

Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe

Europe is giving US-led calls for a boycott of Huawei 5G telecoms equipment a mixed reception, with some governments untroubled by spy suspicions against the Chinese giant, but others backing a ban.

7h

Ford and Cadillac SUVs, Toyota sports car star at auto show

SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit's auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda.

7h

Spørg Fagfolket: Hvorfor er der jordvolde langs togstrækningerne?

En læser har lagt mærke til de op mod to meter høje jordvolde, der følger sporene på visse togstrækninger. Hvad laver de der? Det svarer Banedanmark på.

7h

The five: genetically modified fruit

New varieties created through genetic editing and engineering promise to beat disease, and offer enticing new flavours It was reported this week that Brazilian scientists are hoping to create spicy tomatoes using Crispr gene-editing techniques . Although tomatoes contain the genes for capsaicinoids (the chemicals that give chillies their heat) they are dormant – Crispr could be used to make them a

9h

The women fighting fast fashion waste

Claire and Emily run a hub that empowers people to turn their old clothes into new ones.

16h

Looking for a new hobby? Try citizen science!

Eyewire is the tip of the iceberg! There are hundreds, maybe even thousands of citizen science projects out there. From brains to nanobots; space to archaeology, whatever your interest, chances are there is a citizen science project for you. We’d love to have you solving 3D puzzles to map the brain while making friends from around the world on Eyewire; however, if that’s not your cup of tea or if

16h

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