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Syv billeder fra rummet, der viser klimaforandringerne på Jorden

Den globale temperatur er steget med omkring én grad, og konsekvenserne kan allerede ses.

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Op til 2,5 mia. kr: Så dyrt bliver det at slippe af med forhadt københavnermotorvej

Bispeengbuen koster i værste fald helt op til 2,5 mia. kr. at gave ned, vurderer konsulenter forud for den politiske beslutning. Hvis ikke den rives ned, skal motorvejen renoveres for 200 mio. kr. næste år.

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Growth in life expectancy in Australia slows

After 20 years of rapid increases in life expectancy at birth, the rate of growth in Australia is now falling behind most other high-income nations, meaning better control of health risk factors such as obesity will be needed if further life expectancy increases are to be achieved, research shows.

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Researchers document impact of coffee on bowels

Coffee drinkers know that coffee helps keep the bowels moving, but researchers in Texas are trying to find out exactly why this is true, and it doesn't seem to be about the caffeine, according to a new study. Researchers, feeding rats coffee and also mixing it with gut bacteria in petri dishes, found that coffee suppressed bacteria and increased muscle motility, regardless of caffeine content.

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What are our chances of getting a San Junipero-style "upload my brain to the cloud" eternal life in the next 30 years?

Neuralink and others are working on it, but realistically, what are the chances that we'll be able to upload a consciousness to a computer AND be able to interact with it? submitted by /u/MagicalDrop [link] [comments]

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"Biobots" will serve alongside South Korean soldiers by 2024

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Why Tensions With Iran Don’t Mean Iraq 2.0

We’re trying something new: a once-a-week national-security-focused edition of The Atlantic ’s signature politics newsletter. We’ll tell you what to keep an eye on this week, what our reporters are covering, and why the latest foreign-policy developments are significant. Comments or questions? Send us an email anytime. Were you forwarded this email? Sign yourself up here. The Top Story A soldier

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What Happens When a Billionaire Swoops In to Solve the Student-Debt Crisis

Commencement speakers have a routine: A few words of encouragement, a good—or maybe not-so-good—joke, and a bit of advice. But this year, Robert F. Smith, the billionaire founder of the private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, who delivered the commencement address on Sunday morning at Morehouse College, a historically black college in Atlanta, took a different approach. “You great Morehouse me

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Sedation and controlled paralysis do not improve survival of ICU patients with ARDS

Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a clinical trial conducted at dozens of North American hospitals. The trial — which was stopped early due to futility — settles a long-standing debate in the critical care medicine community.

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Tumor-suppressing protein may be novel target in PAH therapy

In addition to suppressing tumors, the protein tuberous sclerosis complex 2 (TSC2) may play a role in preventing or treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

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Big data reveals hidden subtypes of sepsis

Much like cancer, sepsis isn't simply one condition, but rather many conditions with varying clinical characteristics that could benefit from different treatments, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study involving more than 100,000 patients. These findings, announced today in JAMA, could explain why several recent clinical trials of treatments for sepsis, th

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Cheers! How the physics of fizz contributes to human happiness

Think of the last time you had something to celebrate. If you toasted the happy occasion, your drink was probably alcoholic – and bubbly. Have you ever wondered why it's so enjoyable to imbibe a glass of something that sets off a series of microexplosions in your mouth? A glass of a bubbly drink is full of physics, history and culture. We probably first encountered fizz alongside the discovery of

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Organ Stealing and Slavery Rampant Among—Plankton? [Video]

Ocean microbes long thought to depend exclusively on eating turn out to have a solid, if sinister, Plan B — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders

An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials.

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Organ Stealing and Slavery Rampant Among—Plankton? [Video]

Ocean microbes long thought to depend exclusively on eating turn out to have a solid, if sinister, Plan B — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store

Trump's Huawei ban means no early access to Android Q, no Google app ecosystem.

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Button batteries can rapidly damage stomach lining before symptoms appear

Damage to the lining of the stomach can occur quickly when children swallow button batteries; therefore, clinicians should consider prompt endoscopic removal, even when the child is symptom …

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A New Way of Diagnosing and Treating Disease – without cutting Skin

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Walking and strength training may decrease the risk of dying from liver disease

Physical activity, including walking and muscle-strengthening activities, were associated with significantly reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019. Chronic liver disease is increasing, partly due to the obesity epidemic, and currently there are no guidelines for the optimal type of exercise for the prevention of cirrhosis-rel

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Researchers document impact of coffee on bowels

Coffee drinkers know that coffee helps keep the bowels moving, but researchers in Texas are trying to find out exactly why this is true, and it doesn't seem to be about the caffeine, according to a study presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019. Researchers, feeding rats coffee and also mixing it with gut bacteria in petri dishes, found that coffee suppressed bacteria and increased muscle m

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Moon Blobs, Collapsars and Long Planets

A roundup of recent research with astrobiological implications — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Many with mild asthma, low sputum eosinophils respond equally well to steroids as placebo

A study of nearly 300 patients with mild persistent asthma found that inhaled steroids — long considered the gold standard for asthma treatment — were no more effective than placebo in nearly three-fourths of the study patients, all over age 12. Inhaled steroids were better than placebo for a subset of the patients who had high levels of a particular type of inflammatory cells, called eosinophil

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The Saturday Night Live Finale Was a Mishmash of Everything It Needs to Fix

Saturday Night Live opened the last episode of its 44th season with a sketch featuring Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, sitting in the Oval Office, telling a few jokes, and then singing a song with a coterie of characters from his administration. That might sound like par for the course for this show, but it was actually Baldwin’s first appearance in character since March , when SNL mocked the presi

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'Stepped' treatment reduces drinking in patients with HIV

People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing an approach to care known as integrated stepped alcohol treatment, according to a new study. The finding supports greater use of this treatment model in HIV clinics to improve outcomes for patients with both HIV and drinking problems, the researchers said.

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Button batteries can rapidly damage stomach lining before symptoms appear

Damage to the lining of the stomach can occur quickly when children swallow button batteries; therefore, clinicians should consider prompt endoscopic removal, even when the child is symptom free and the battery has passed safely through the narrow esophagus, according to new research. The recommendations represent a change from current practice of watching and waiting.

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Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!'

The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet – and her love of Sussex A-roads Before I meet Julianna Margulies, I spend three days staring at her bodyguard. He’s impossible to miss: one of those men whose every attempt to blend in flounders. Margulies and I are in Lille, judges at the Series

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Are These Robots Better Than You at Sports?

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After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033… or 2060

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When will society stop living for now and start living for the future?

Most politicians and world leaders only focus on temporary riches and things that won't help us in the future. Problems in the world right now seem so barbaric and unnecessary. When will society decide to get over things like nonrenewable energy (oil) and focus on bettering society to create more of a dream world (aging research, space exploration, etc.)? Will we ever be able to show such initiat

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Growth in life expectancy in Australia slows, research finds

After 20 years of rapid increases in life expectancy at birth, the rate of growth in Australia is now falling behind most other high-income nations, meaning better control of health risk factors such as obesity will be needed if further life expectancy increases are to be achieved, research shows.

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Bacterial pneumonia predicts ongoing lung problems in infants with acute respiratory FAI

Bacterial pneumonia appears to be linked to ongoing breathing problems in previously healthy infants who were hospitalized in a pediatric intensive care unit for acute respiratory failure.

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When galaxies almost collide

A titanic near miss stirs up stars.

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Are These Robots Better Than You at Sports?

Robot technology is evolving at breakneck speed. SoftBank’s Pepper is found in companies across the globe and is rapidly improving its conversation skills . Telepresence robots open up new opportunities for remote working , while Boston Dynamics’ Handle robot could soon (literally) take a load off human colleagues in warehouses. But warehouses and offices aren’t the only places where robots are l

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Tech twist lets soldiers identify sniper positions in half a second

Radical revamp of WW1 research uses mobile phone to detect shooter distance and direction. Richard A Lovett reports.

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Parasitic fish could help treat human brain disease

Molecules produced by lampreys can do an end-run around defensive barrier. Andrew Masterson reports.

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Science History: Einstein’s mathematician

Emmy Noether overcame sexism and antisemitism to become a towering mathematician – and Einstein’s friend. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

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If humanity had to move the Earth, could we do it?

Shifting the planet into a different orbit is possible at least in theory. Space systems engineer Matteo Ceriotti explains.

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CRISPR hope for vax-resistant disease treatment

Gene-spliced antibodies show promise in mouse trials. Paul Biegler reports.

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The Merkel Model

To the six women currently running in the 2020 presidential race, I offer this advice: Study German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the world’s most successful living politician, on the basis of both achievement and longevity. Now in her 14th year as chancellor of Europe’s powerhouse, Merkel has upended the rules of the male-dominated German political culture, and transformed her country along the way.

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How to keep jet lag from ruining your vacation

DIY Take control of your internal clock. Jet lag can make the first day of vacation an exhausting drag. Here’s how to fight it.

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Anonymous took the hacktivism community with them when they died

IBM’s X-Force threat intelligence platform has revealed part of the data they’ve gathered on hacktivism since 2015, and what they’ve observed has been no small change: from a peak of 35 attacks …

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Babyvugge med CPU og DC-motor skal aflaste trætte forældre

PLUS. Accelerometer, gyroskop, DC-motor og en microprocessor er en del af indmaden i det danskudviklede produkt Babyrocker.

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Be Careful with Occam’s Razor, You Might Cut Yourself

A biologist-philosopher cautions against banishing from our worldview things that science cannot comprehend — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Are Dogs Really Smiling at Us?

Is this expression really a smile?

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Why Is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?

New rules encourage U.S. Navy pilots and sailors to report UFO sightings. Here's why.

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Be Careful with Occam’s Razor, You Might Cut Yourself

A biologist-philosopher cautions against banishing from our worldview things that science cannot comprehend — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Landspace assembles methalox engine, signs international agreements

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How Accurate Is the Myers-Briggs Personality Test?

Can Myers-Briggs Predict Your Personality?

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Amazon Building Separate Warehouses For Hazardous Products

Amazon won’t be storing hazardous products in its regular warehouses in the future. According to a new report, Amazon is actually building separate warehouses for hazardous goods. The …

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Google’s Jump VR Platform Shuts Down Next Month

Google has confirmed that its Jump VR platform will be shut down by the end of next month. It has now started informing users that they have until then to download their data before the service …

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Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics

In the 1970s, Rich Isaacson was presented with what seemed like a crazy idea: using lasers to detect gravitational waves. It became the biggest project the National Science Foundation had ever funded. (Image credit: Ryan Kellman/NPR)

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The Mystifying Case of the Missing Planets

There's a puzzling lack of planets slightly bigger than Earth, which is making astronomers rethink how planets form in the first place.

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How allergens in pollen help plants do more than make you sneeze

A plant’s view of what humans call allergens in pollen grains involves a lot of crucial biology. And sex.

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Social Media Are Ruining Political Discourse

YouTube is designed to catch you and not let go. Sometimes I access the site just to watch one thing, but then one of the related videos catches my eye. I watch that one, then another and another, and soon a five-minute visit has stretched far longer. If it’s half an hour of movie trailers, then I’m just indulging in a guilty pleasure. But what if I followed a link to “ Q—The Plan to Save the Wor

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Bluetooth's Complexity Has Become a Security Risk

Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy are incredibly convenient—but increasingly at the center of a lot of security lapses.

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How All of the Surviving 'Game of Thrones' Heroes Got Here

The series premiere, "Winter Is Coming," may provide some hints of what's to come in the series finale.

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Want to Bike Cross Country? Some Old Rails Could Get You There

The Rails to Trails Conservancy is trying to assemble a 3,700-mile route that crosses 12 states. It needs help in Wyoming.

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Another Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash and More Car News This Week

The NTSB said a Tesla Model 3 had its Autopilot engaged when it collided with a truck in Florida in March, killing the driver.

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How the US-China Trade War Could Hike iPhone Prices

As the US and China slap tariffs on each other's goods, some tech companies are shifting production to India, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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How we might protect ourselves from malicious AI

New research could make deep-learning models much harder to manipulate in harmful ways.

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Gates-backed platform raises $110m in new drugs push

Investors back Schrödinger’s plan to develop its own drugs

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New ‘eye bonds’ would speed novel cures

Modelled on green finance, government-backed debt could draw investors to biomedicine

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Google rolls out a refreshed, more personal Smart Display interface

Google introduced an updated Smart Display interface alongside the Nest Hub Max, and now you don't need that new hardware to see what the fuss is about. The 9to5Google team has …

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What Pleases Trump Has the Force of Law

In my long career as an academic jack-of-all-trades, I sometimes teach law students Jurisprudence—that is, Philosophy of Law. The course begins with the question “What is law?” and its corollary, “What is lawlessness?” The latter comes in two flavors. The first is anarchy—Hobbes’s “war of all against all,” a Mad Max moonscape in which only stealth and brute force provide even a semblance of safet

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Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders

An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials.

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Hi-tech gardens bloom at London’s Chelsea Flower Show

3D printed soil, urban farming and artificial intelligence will all make an appearance at this year’s event Weed is not a word often associated with the immaculate gardens of the Chelsea flower show . But with hydroponics and urban farming making grand appearances at this year’s event, it will be on a lot of visitors’ lips. “With the right lights you can grow whatever you like, even if you’re insi

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Joe Biden’s Bet That 2016 Didn’t Change Everything

PHILADELPHIA—If the new rules of politics post-2016 were to hold up, the official launch rally Joe Biden held here on Saturday would mean that he is in trouble: The crowd wasn’t huge, was largely white and older, and, for the most part, only really got into it when he mentioned Barack Obama or Donald Trump. Yet Biden’s high-and-getting-higher poll numbers, the early fundraising success that has s

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Can we trust science papers ?

I just found an article https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/05/waste-1000-studies/589684/ That once again makes me wonder how much of published papers can be trusted. And this of course also seen in relation to the future. submitted by /u/squarecoinman [link] [comments]

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Russian Shotgun Drone

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I went hunting for willow seeds in the home of Winnie-the-Pooh

Willow trees in the UK are potentially at risk from rising disease outbreaks, so efforts are underway to bank their seeds

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New risk scores help physicians provide better care for high-risk pulmonary patients, study finds

Study of more than 17,000 patients finds new laboratory-based method of estimating outcomes for patients with a severe pulmonary disorder that has no cure can help physicians better provide proper care, referrals, and services for patients at the end of life.

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Spørg Fagfolket: Tager tænderne skade af danskvand?

En læser undrer sig over, om man bare kan drikke løs af danskvand, eller om emaljen tager skade af kulsyren. Det svarer lektor fraTandlægeskolen på.

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Derfor spreder hadefulde nyheder sig på sociale medier

Facebooks algoritmer booster opslag, som afføder konflikt og groft sprog.

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Så får du ett Pokémon-veck i hjärnan

Att titta på något under lång tid kan fysiskt förändra hjärnan. Men hur går det till? Det ville amerikanska forskare komma fram till. Så de lät hjärnskanna personer som spelat mycket Pokémon när de var små. Se vad de kom fram till i klippet ovan.

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2020’s Call Of Duty Rumored To Be Black Ops 5

How Activision’s Call of Duty franchise works is that every year, there will be a new title. However, every title will be developed by a different developer. So far we’ve seen studios …

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Over 20,000 Linksys Routers Leaked Device Connection Histories

Our routers contain a lot more data than we would think or assume, and as such, there might be some information on our routers that some might not feel comfortable with sharing due to privacy …

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When will we have AI singers?

Anyone seen the movie Simone ? With the fake people images and fake Joe Rogan sound track, will we be seeing AI generated singers soon? Any guesses? 1 year? 3 years? Or are they already here and I just haven't heard about them? submitted by /u/tigersharkwushen_ [link] [comments]

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Robots are taking over farms faster than expected thanks to small start-ups

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Foss: Do more to rein in facial-recognition software

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Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance

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Facial Recognition: Dawn of Dystopia, or Just the New Fingerprint?

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Breastfeeding reduces long-term risk of heart disease in mothers

Women who breastfed their babies are less likely to develop heart disease later in life, according to findings to be presented in Lyon, at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2019. The study also suggests that the protective effect on heart health is increased in women who breastfed for longer periods of time. These findings provide further evidence for the long-term health b

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Men ignore serious health risks of steroid abuse in pursuit of the body beautiful

Many men continue to abuse steroids despite knowing that they have serious, life-limiting and potentially lethal side effects, according to findings to be presented in Lyon, at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2019.

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The Quest to Make a Bot That Can Smell as Well as a Dog

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Future fully self driving vehicles. How will public roadway laws be effected by this?

If fully self driving vehicles come out and show that they are truly much safer than a human driver. Do we eventually see a ban to human drivers in the future due to safety concerns on the road. If we eliminate most of vehicle risk with self driving AI in these new vehicles wouldn't it be logical to not allow human drivers on the same public roads once these self driving vehicles are fully availa

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Human babies born using an artificial womb ‘possible in a decade’

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What are you looking forward in self driving cars?

My top 5 Car sharing that meet me where I need the car and then allow me to drive it in the city. I can then just leave the car and it can continue by itself, going to meet the next driver or park where demand is predicted to be Overnight trips for weekends and vacations. I can just snooze and I’ll wake up in a different city. Maybe in front of my hotel or a great breakfast place with some hot co

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