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Women are happier without children or a spouse, says happiness expert

Behavioural scientist Paul Dolan says traditional markers of success no longer apply We may have suspected it already, but now the science backs it up: unmarried and childless women are the happiest subgroup in the population. And they are more likely to live longer than their married and child-rearing peers, according to a leading expert in happiness. Speaking at the Hay festival on Saturday, Pa

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An Asteroid with Its Own Moon Will Zip Past Earth Tonight

The asteroid will pass close enough to Earth that, with some preparation and a decent telescope, amateur astronomers may spot it blotting out the stars.

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Was Stephen Hawking's Illness Psychosomatic? (No.)

A paper in a peer-reviewed medical journal makes the suggestion that physicist Stephen Hawking's disability, which famously confined him to a wheelchair and robbed him of his speech, was psychosomatic in nature. Hmm. I think this says more about the author than it does about Hawking. The paper is called Delusional Health Beliefs and it comes by British doctor Peter May. It was published a few days

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Get creative with over 90 percent off DIY kits and courses this Memorial Day

Make your weekends more interesting this summer. Make your weekends more interesting this summer and get creative with over 90 percent off DIY kits and courses this Memorial Day.

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Emory University Fires 2 Neuroscientists Accused of Hiding Chinese Ties

Emory University fired two neuroscientists after they were accused of failing to disclose foreign research funding and connections with China. Li Xiao-Jiang told Science magazine that the university …

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Growing up high: Neurobiological consequences of adolescent cannabis use

About one in five Canadian adolescents uses cannabis. Canadian neuroscientists Patricia Conrod, Steven Laviolette, Iris Balodis and Jibran Khokhar presented recent discoveries on the effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain at the 2019 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting in Toronto on May 25. Adolescence is associated with the maturation of cognitive functions, such as working memory, decision-making

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Here's What SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Look Like in the Night Sky

'And what a SPECTACULAR view it was! – Marco Langbroek.

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2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #21

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, May 19 through Sat, May 25, 2019 Editor's Pick Why school strikers are guest editing Climate Home News (Photo: Pixabay) Over the coming weeks (or months – let’s see how it goes) Climate Home News will host reporting, personal reflections and commentary written by a group of youn

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Spring Cleaning on Mars

NASA's Insight lander is already pretty dirt-covered, but Mars may help clean it up — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Record-Setting, 62-Pound Alligator Snapping Turtle Found in Mississippi

Now this is one big turtle. A researcher in Mississippi found a huge alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) while conducting a survey of the reptiles. Luke Pearson found the turtle, …

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Isn't it strange that we are the ones who are lucky enough to be in the world of technology?

Let's think all the way back to the beginning of humanity! Just think about it for a minute! Nobody had internet, cell phones, or any of this stuff and now all of a sudden we do! Isn't it just weird how all of this stuff came along when we were born? submitted by /u/PrettySprinkles7000 [link] [comments]

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What kinds of things or experiences will be possible after the technological singularity?

Will there be anything we won’t be able to do? submitted by /u/MAV1790 [link] [comments]

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Samsung Insider Reveals Radical New Galaxy Smartphone

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Turning Passion into Protection: Citizen Science at the Beach with the Surfrider Foundation

Heading to the beach this weekend? Consider engaging in water quality testing with the Surfrider Foundation. The Surfrider Foundation is a grassroots environmental organization whose mission is to protect and enjoy the world’s ocean, waves, and beaches. Surfrider volunteers work in their communities across the country testing the water to provide more information to inform safe beach recreation. T

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Huawei Devices No Longer Able To Use microSD Cards

Things keep on getting worse for Huawei. We mentioned Friday that Microsoft had pulled all of Huawei's laptops from the Microsoft online store. Huawei has also seen the Trump administration …

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Toward a New Frontier in Human Intelligence: The Person-Centered Approach

New research is shedding light on how intelligence changes and develops over time — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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How Fast Can the BroDozer Go? | Diesel Brothers: Monster Jump LIVE

Heavy D pushes the BroDozer to the test to see how fast he can go. This Memorial Day, the Diesel Brothers will host a night of record-breaking stunts, giveaways and entertainment with Diesel Brothers: Monster Jump LIVE. Held at the historic decommissioned WWII military base, Wendover Airfield, the special two-hour season finale premieres Memorial Day – Monday, May 27 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on Discovery

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Toward a New Frontier in Human Intelligence: The Person-Centered Approach

New research is shedding light on how intelligence changes and develops over time — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Jupiter’s Magnetic Field is Changing

Jupiter’s Magnetic Field is Changing NASA’s Juno spacecraft has detected changes in Jupiter’s magnetic field, making it the first planet known to share this feature with Earth. jupiter-closeup.jpg A close-up image of the stormy surface on Jupiter, taken by the Juno spacecraft last October. Image credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran Space Saturday, May 25, 2019 – 11:45 Y

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Ekstremt kraftig laser skaber verdens højeste lyd under vand

Med en røntgenlaser har forskere skabt en lyd, der er langt højere end braget fra en raketaffyring.

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Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon

The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz Aldrin It was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man on the moon and return him safely “before this decade is out”. Nasa was not sure it could be done in time. There were, perhaps, going to be only three opportunities before the deadline expired. On

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31 Ways AI Will Affect the Future of Entertainment

"Our present is becoming a more distant past every day!" Change is our only constant. As this scales up, the rapid onset of AI means every new generation of people will participate in far more unique experiences than ever before. https://futuristspeaker.com/artificial-intelligence/31-ways-ai-will-affect-the-future-of-entertainment/ #ai #futuretrends #entertainment #keynotespeaker submitted by /u/

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AI used to “fill in the blanks”

This new AI agent takes a few ‘glimpses’ of its surroundings, representing less than 20 percent of the full 360 degree view, and infers the rest of the whole environment. FuturistSpeaker.com http://www.impactlab.net/2019/05/24/ai-used-to-fill-in-the-blanks/ #ai #aiagent #glimpses #keynotespeaker #futuretrends submitted by /u/dr2tom [link] [comments]

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First smartphone app that can “hear” ear infections in children

Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, and this could change all that. FuturistSpeaker.com http://www.impactlab.net/2019/05/24/first-smartphone-app-that-can-hear-ear-infections-in-children/ #earinfections #pediatrician #keynotespeaker #futuretrends submitted by /u/dr2tom [link] [comments]

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Cars will change more in the next decade than they have in the past century

In the next decade, not only will the way cars are powered and wired have shifted dramatically, but we won’t be the ones driving them anymore. FuturistSpeaker.com http://www.impactlab.net/2019/05/24/cars-will-change-more-in-the-next-decade-than-they-have-in-the-past-century/ #cars #driverless #electric #keynotespeaker #futuretrends submitted by /u/dr2tom [link] [comments]

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Massive shooting star

Last night while enjoying a campfire, out of the corner of my eye I saw what looked like a massive shooting star. I shouted to everyone else at the fire to look. What we actually saw was truly mindboggling and like absolutely nothing I've ever seen in real life or on film. It was a long line of extremely bright lights, brighter than any star, packed very close together at the beginning and spaced

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Astrology superstar Susan Miller: 'I can really respond to people online'

She has 17m followers, a figure set to double this year. So how has Susan Miller made the ancient pseudo-science of fortune-telling a world-wide phenomenon? If you’re not one of the 17 million readers of astrologyzone.com or one of the users of the app of the same name, you may not have heard of Susan Miller – yet. But for any astrology-obsessed millennial, she is the queen of fortune telling, si

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This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through May 25)

GENETICS Gene Therapy Might Have Its First Blockbuster Antonio Regalado | MIT Technology Review “ …drug giant Novartis expects to win approval to launch what it says will be the first ‘blockbuster’ gene-replacement treatment. A blockbuster is any drug with more than $1 billion in sales each year. The treatment, called Zolgensma, is able to save infants born with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type

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Space Photos of the Week: Bumper-Car Galactica

A look at the life, times, and collisions of large galaxies.

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Pionjären: ”Vi har ett vätgassamhälle om 50 år”

I decennier har det talats om bränsleceller, men hittills har det oftast stannat vid just tal. En som gått från ord till handling är Hans-Olof Nilsson. Elingenjören som konstruerat macken i Mariestad bor själv i ett hus där solenergi lagras i vätgastankar i en jordkällare på tomten.

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Guide: Bränsleceller och vätgasbilar – fakta och förhoppningar

Köra bil på sol och vatten? Det låter nästan för bra för att vara sant, men allt fler tror att vätgas och bränsleceller är vägen till en fossilfri värld. SVT guidar dig genom argumenten för och emot en teknologi som är okänd för många.

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Här tankas framtidens vätgasbilar: ”Allt som behövs är vatten och sol”

På ett gärde intill E20 utanför Mariestad ligger någonting unikt: Den första tankstationen i världen där vätgas tillverkas på plats och där vem som helst kan tanka. Om man har en bil som drivs av en bränslecell förstås – men de är inte många. Inte än i alla fall.

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How Much Should You Exercise While Pregnant?

If you’re pregnant, you may wonder how much exercise is optimal during pregnancy. Luckily, there are some new guidelines for expectant mothers — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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9 ways to get the most out of Prime Video

DIY Extra channels, parental controls, and, uh… x-ray vision? Amazon Prime Video is reliable and easy to use, but if you scratch beneath the surface, you'll uncover features you may have never known existed. We've gathered some of…

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Push past negative self-talk and create a positive mental space

Push Past Negative Self-Talk: Give Yourself the Proper Fuel to Attack the World, with David Goggins, Former NAVY SealIf you've ever spent 5 minutes trying to meditate, you know something most people don't realize: that our minds are filled, much of the time, with negative nonsense. Messaging from TV, from the news, from advertising, and from difficult daily interactions pulls us mentally in every

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Ingeniører har et godt øje til teknologiens danske frontløber

PLUS. Teknologisk Institut hopper ind på top-10 i Ingeniørens imageanalyse trukket op af kvaliteter som indflydelse, faglig udvikling og work-life-balance. Instituttet er ikke lønførende, men kan byde på et arbejde, der giver mening, og det tiltaler yngre ingeniører, forklarer direktøren.

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When You’re in Command, Your Job Is to Know Better

“W e fight with the values that we represent; we don’t adopt those of our enemy.” This is what I told the marines standing in a loose semicircle around me on our forward operating base outside Karmah, Iraq, one day in December 2008. “If we lose sight of that, we’ve got nothing left.” I meant every word. For many of us, it was becoming harder to make sense of the war in Iraq, but we needed to beli

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An Imperfect SAT Adversity Score Is Better Than Just Ignoring Adversity

Last week, the College Board announced a long-overdue innovation: It will try to put students’ SAT scores in context by providing colleges with an adversity measure that summarizes—on a scale of one to 100—the disadvantages that students suffer when they grow up in troubled neighborhoods and attend high-poverty schools. But many in the chattering classes immediately pounced on the idea—some becau

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Plutos 'hjerte' kan gemme på et underjordisk hav

Flydende vand på dværgplaneten kan udvide rammerne for, hvor liv kan opstå.

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Overwatch League commissioner leaving to work on Fortnite

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games.

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Teamwork tips from the world's most effective team: Navy SEALs

Master Execution: How to Get from Point A to Point B in 7 Steps, with Rob Roy, Retired Navy SEALUsing the principles of SEAL training to forge better bosses, former Navy SEAL and founder of the Leadership Under Fire series Rob Roy, a self-described "Hammer", makes people's lives miserable in the hopes of teaching them how to be a tougher—and better—manager. "We offer something that you are not go

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Weekend reads: Pharmacy dean’s book review retracted; scientists out at Emory after questions about links to China; MIT prof faces allegations about misplaced credit

Before we present this week’s Weekend Reads, a question: Do you enjoy our weekly roundup? If so, we could really use your help. Would you consider a tax-deductible donation to support Weekend Reads, and our daily work? Thanks in advance. The week at Retraction Watch featured more troubles at Duke; a misconduct finding at Boston University; … Continue reading Weekend reads: Pharmacy dean’s book rev

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Why Do We Love Garlic But Hate Garlic Breath?

Why do people love the taste of garlic, but hate the resulting garlic breath?

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Snapchat Employees Reportedly Spied on Private Snaps

Baltimore ransomware, a Trump golf hack, and more of the week's top security news.

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We Need More Thrillers About the Videogame Industry

Jeffrey Deaver's new novel 'The Never Game' is one of a rare breed.

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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending May 25, 2019)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

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Fossil Jaws a Sign of When Mammals Bounced Back

A new analysis of fossil beasts adds a new wrinkle to the story of when the Age of Mammals really took off — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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House spending panel drops U.S. ban on gene-edited babies

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The Day the National Guard Raided a Dorm in North Carolina

It all seemed surreal to Sandra Alexander, the day when the response to student unrest at North Carolina A&T State University, a public historically black university in Greensboro, North Carolina, boiled over into a government occupation. The tear gas, the bullets, the tanks. It was May 1969, and the university was about to become the site of one of the largest occupations of an American college

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United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

United Airlines is canceling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents.

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Overwatch League commissioner leaving to work on Fortnite

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games.

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WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot

Wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action, according to a World War II researcher who recently visited the crash site.

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Report: FTC's political wrangling delays Facebook settlement

Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company's mishandling of personal information.

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Close encounters? SpaceX satellites spark Dutch UFO frenzy

A Dutch website set up to record UFO sightings was flooded early Saturday with reports after a "train of stars" was spotted crossing the Netherlands' skies, sparking fears of an alien invasion.

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Real estate title firm's lapse exposes data in 885M files

A security lapse at a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files.

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'A long ride': 50 years ago, a dress rehearsal for the Moon landing

As Earth grew ever smaller below his spacecraft, Apollo 10 commander Tom Stafford made an unusual request to mission control.

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Why Corned Beef Sandwiches — And The Rest Of The Universe — Exist

Somehow, at the beginning of time, there was an imbalance of matter and antimatter. That's how all the stuff in the universe came about. Scientists think they may find an answer by studying neutrons. (Image credit: Erik Rank/Getty Images)

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Vida Mines the Highs and Lows of Coming Home

The magic of Vida , which returns Sunday for a second season on Starz, lies in the way it marries specificity—of culture, of place, of sexuality—with universality. Tanya Saracho, the playwright and TV writer who created the series, layers texture and tiny details throughout her story, keenly aware of how loaded simple objects can be. In Vida , even a brand of hot sauce can be a powerful signal of

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Extraordinary machines – with neuroscientist Susan Hockfield

"One of my tools as president was never to talk about change. People hate change. But at MIT no one could deny you the opportunity to do an experiment." "If we can create these spaces for convening around our most important problems, We can make progress much faster than we can by insisting that people do the work on their own. And that's the power of the university at its best." None "Are we in

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Best Camping Gear: 17 Cool Camping Gadgets & Supplies (2019)

Enjoy nature with our best camping gadgets and essentials, picked by WIRED's Gear team.

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This Dating App Exposes the Monstrous Bias of Algorithms

Monster Match, a game funded by Mozilla, shows how dating app algorithms reinforce bias—and serve the company more than the user.

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How Red Bull's Aerobatic Helicopter Flies Wild Stunts Over NYC

For a stomach-twisting performance above Manhattan, Red Bull brought in an elite pilot and an unusual sort of helicopter.

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So Good You’ll Scream: Shark Week Starts Sunday, July 28!

So good you’ll scream. Shark Week starts Sunday, July 28 on Discovery. Stream Classic Shark Week Episodes: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/shark-week/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery https://www.facebook.com/SharkWeek Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Discovery https://twitter.com/SharkWeek We're on Instagram

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Measles Can Be Contained. Anti-Semitism Cannot.

As the measles has spread in and around New York, so has anti-Semitism. Amid an outbreak largely attributed to the anti-vax movement, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed that, as of mid-May, 880 cases have been confirmed nationwide in 2019, “the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.” Since September 2018, 5

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How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself

You don't have to get your hands dirty to do the most important spring cleaning of the year.

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It’s OK That Amazon Will (Likely) Get the .amazon Domain

Based on my time at ICANN, I know how hard it was to make the right decisions in the face of what, to the public, appeared to be obviously wrong.

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What Do Amazon's Star Ratings Really Mean?

Amazon says an item's stars reflect the “average customer review,” but the calculation gets more complicated than that.

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23 Best Memorial Day Sales of 2019: Laptops, TVs, Apple, and More

From iPads to camping slippers, we scoured the Memorial Day sales on laptops, TVs, outdoor gear, and video games to find our absolute favorite deals this weekend.

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Kaos og skabertrang gør DTU til studerendes favorit

PLUS. DTU rydder førstepladsen på samtlige parametre i Ingeniørens imageundersøgelse blandt ingeniørstuderende. Ikke siden 2013 har tiltroen til DTU som et karrierefremmende og udviklende sted været så stærk, og det skyldes blandt andet et målrettet fokus på innovation og bæredygtighed.

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The Israeli-Palestinian Dispute Is Only Partly About Land

I s the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fundamentally about land and territory? It is certainly partly about that. But when you hear the objections and grievances of both sides, the issue of who has what part of which territory doesn’t necessarily figure all that prominently. I recently took part in a study tour on religion and nationalism in Israel and the West Bank organized by the Philos Project.

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Face recognition ban got only 2% support at Amazon

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Depression is different for everyone. Here’s what it’s like for me.

Everyone's experience with depression is different, but for comedian Pete Holmes the key to living with depression has been to observe his own thoughts in an impartial way. Holmes' method, taught to him by psychologist and spiritual leader Ram Dass, is to connect to his base consciousness and think about himself and his emotions in the third person. You can't push depression away, but you can shi

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How the microscope became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the microscope became a million dollar idea.

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Meet Belfast's young climate change protesters

Young people all over the world are walking out of school in protest of climate change – and Belfast is no different.

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Science is all we have, and our future

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10.000 år gammelt tyggegummi gemmer på Skandinaviens ældste DNA

DNA’et stammer fra tre børn, der levede i et jæger-samlersamfund i stenalderen.

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Læserbrev i 1923: Hensynløse cyklister giver kalamiteter i trafikken

Vejvrede er ikke et nyt fænomen. En ingeniør beklagede sig i Ingeniøren i 1924 over, hvor meget dilettanteri der råder i trafikken, og mener, at de mange mindre parlamentariske udbrud fra trafikanterne tyder på, at de befinder sig en lille smule ude af sindsligevægt.

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In Russia’s Provinces, the Doctor Is in (the Streets)

A new doctors’ union is organizing job actions and demanding greater pay than the $8,670 one surgeon said he was making.

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Minecraft competition will challenge AIs to become expert engineers

AIs will need to discover and mine a diamond in four days to win a new competition inside the video game Minecraft

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In vitro fertilization linked to deadly heart disease in pregnancy

Women undergoing fertility treatment should urgently see their doctor if they have heart failure symptoms, according to a study presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Shortness of breath, swollen legs and waking up in the night to urinate could be warning signs of a pregnancy-associated heart failure called peripartum cardiomyopath

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Weekly pharmacy visits boost drug adherence and quality of life in heart failure patients

Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their tablets and be active in daily life, according to late breaking results from the PHARM-CHF randomised controlled trial presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

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Biomarkers help tailor diuretic use in acute heart failure patients

Adrenomedullin activity predicts which acute heart failure patients are at the greatest risk of death without diuretic treatment post-discharge, according to late breaking research presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).'Therapy at discharge often remains unchanged for several weeks and even months in acute heart failure patients,'

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Anonymous Group of 3D-Printed Gun Makers Is Spreading Online

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How Berlin Became an Unlikely Home for China’s Artists

BERLIN—We were packed, about 50 of us, a collection of Germans, Chinese, even a prim-looking, older university lecturer, into a converted storefront in a working-class neighborhood of northwest Berlin. I glanced nervously out the giant street-level windows at the people walking by, concerned that some passing child might peek in and see what was projected on the wall. On-screen, two women were ha

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Mikroskopiske superhelte skjuler sig overalt i Danmark

Forskere vil have din hjælp til at finde nye arter af jordens mest hårdføre dyr.

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Samsung Galaxy A70S rumored to include world’s first 64MP phone camera

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Så gick den första månlandningen till – se bilderna som förändrade världen

Den 20 juli 1969 blev Apollo 11 den första bemannade rymdfärd att landa på månens yta. Genom en tv-sändning följde tre miljarder människor astronauten Neil Armstrongs landstigning och människans första steg på månen.

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Månstenarna har legat orörda i 50 år – nu ska de packas upp

Under de bemannade resorna till månen mellan åren 1969 och 1972 tog astronauterna med sig nästan 400 kg månsten hem till jorden. Ett antal stenar förseglades på månen och har inte öppnats på nästan 50 år. Nu ska paketen öppnas och de orörda stenarna analyseras.

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Best Buy Has Cancelled All Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-Orders

Following the issues in early review units of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the company decided to recall the review units and also promised that they would be making changes to improve on the durability …

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E.P.A. Experts Objected to ‘Misleading’ Agency Smog Decision, Emails Show

One agency scientist expressed “disbelief” over a 2018 decision to exempt most of southeastern Wisconsin from federal limits on smog.

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$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug

US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infants Swiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the one-time treatment at a record $2.125m. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Zolgensma for children under the age of two with SMA, including those not yet showing symptoms. The approva

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Don't overdo omega-6 fat consumption during pregnancy

New research in The Journal of Physiology showed that eating a diet with three times the recommended daily intake of linoleic acid might be harmful in pregnancy.

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New research, May 13-19, 2019

Note! Weekly new research posts will not continue anymore. This is the last post in this series. A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. This post has separate sections for: Climate Change, Climate Change Impacts, Climate Change Mitigation, and Other Papers. Climate change impacts Mankind Review: the nexus of climate change, food and nutrition security and diet-relate

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The job postings enticing workers the most are being written by A.I.

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Autonomous cars interacting with pedestrians

I heard an interesting comment that “once pedestrians realize a self-driving car MUST stop if there is a human in front of them, pedestrians will just cross the street whenever they like, leading to perpetual gridlock” What is the theoretical solution to this theoretical problem? submitted by /u/cfxyz4 [link] [comments]

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Why Are So Many People Dying on Mount Everest?

Massively long lines at Mount Everest's frigid summit may have contributed to the deaths of seven climbers this week.

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New leaf shapes for thale cress

Scientists have determined how key developmental genes influence growth of cells to produce such differences in leaf form. The researchers were able to make thale cress, which typically produces simple leaves, grow leaves similar in complexity to those of hairy bittercress, a related plant with complex leaves.

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Bedbugs sucked blood in the age of dinosaurs

Scientists originally thought bedbugs evolved on bats roughly 50 million years ago. New research used DNA to map the bedbug ancestry and found the species evolved as far back as the Cretaceous. The researchers hope that understanding how bedbugs evolve will help us curb their ability to spread and transmit diseases to people. None An international team of scientists have been on a quest. They hav

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Mysterious Midwest Tornadoes, Airbnb's NYC Truce, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Older male crickets attract more females — but mate less

Older male crickets are better at getting females to live with them — but they mate less than younger rivals once they find a partner.

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Aftershocks of 1959 earthquake rocked Yellowstone in 2017-18

A swarm of more than 3,000 small earthquakes in the Maple Creek area (in Yellowstone National Park but outside of the Yellowstone volcano caldera) between June 2017 and March 2018 are, at least in part, aftershocks of the 1959 quake.

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Artiklerne roses for at gøre vanskeligt stof forståeligt, uden at den videnskabelige holdbarhed tabes.

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