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Ingeniøren

Hubblekonstantens bevægelse

PLUS. En af de mest omdiskuterede værdier i kosmologien, Hubblekonstanten, er atter til debat efter offentliggørelse af nye målinger, der bidrager til forvirringen og måske peger på ny fysik.

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Solar-powered DC Air Conditioner does not need an inverter

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Want $125k? Just Donate Your Face to Some Humanoid Robots – Take your money and don't ask questions.

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SpaceX Looks to Add 30,000 New Satellites to Starlink Mission

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Climate change is forcing major airports to future-proof against rising sea levels and floods

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BYD Helps to Launch Latin America's First 100% Electric Bus Corridor

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Artificial skin creates first ticklish devices. A new interface takes touch technology to the next level by providing an artificial skin-like membrane for augmenting interactive devices such as phones, wearables or computers.

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r/Futurology Icon Designing Contest!

To all the graphic designers out there! This is your chance to earn major bragging rights by designing our next subreddit icon. You can go crazy, cyborg Snoo, BCI Snoo, binary Snoo, whatever you can dream of. Let your personal style run wild. The winning entry will be awarded platinum and we'll be using your art as our icon for years to come. We'll also be choosing two runner-ups who'll be awarde

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

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Autism spectrum disorder risk linked to insufficient placental steroid

A study led by Children's National Hospital and presented during Neuroscience 2019 finds that loss of allopregnanolone, a key hormone supplied by the placenta, leads to long-term structural alterations of the cerebellum — a brain region essential for smooth motor coordination, balance and social cognition — and increases the risk of developing autism.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

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Preliminary medical marijuana research shows promise in lessening opioid use

Medical marijuana shows early promise to lessen opioid use and potential abuse, suggests a systematic review of published studies being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting. However, much more rigorous scientific research must be done to determine if there truly are pain relief benefits to medical marijuana that can ease chronic pain and outweigh potential risks.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

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Many women and health care providers assume CBD safe during pregnancy despite lack of research

While most women of childbearing age understand drinking alcohol while pregnant is harmful, they may be less skeptical about the safety of cannabidiol (CBD), even though there is no evidence to support that belief, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting.

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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube

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Soothing Sprinkler Sounds ASMR | River of No Return

The sound of water sprinklers on a quiet day can be quite refreshing. It's peaceful moments like this that make the hard work of living in "The Frank" worth it. Stream Full Episodes of The River of No Return: https://go.discovery.com/tv-shows/river-of-no-return/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Discovery Join Us on Facebook: https:

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Singularity Hub

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How 3D Printing, Vertical Farming, and Materials Science Are Overhauling Food

Food. What we eat, and how we grow it, will be fundamentally transformed in the next decade. Already, indoor farming is projected to be a US$40.25 billion industry by 2022, with a compound annual growth rate of 9.65 percent. Meanwhile, the food 3D printing industry is expected to grow at an even higher rate, averaging 50 percent annual growth . And converging exponential technologies—from materia

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Wired

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So Long, Supply Drops: *Call of Duty* Ditches Loot Boxes

In the upcoming *Modern Warfare*, players will have to unlock all weapons and attachments through gameplay.

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The Atlantic

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The Liberation of Mitt Romney

Updated on October 20, 2019 at 9:32 p.m. ET M itt Romney is leaning forward in his chair, his eyes flashing, his voice sharp. It's a strange look for the 72-year-old senator, who typically affects a measured, somber tone when discussing Donald Trump's various moral deficiencies. But after weeks of escalating combat with the president—over Ukraine, and China, and Syria, and impeachment—the gentlem

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Laughing gas helpful for labor pain, but epidural still top choice

Women report being very satisfied with nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to manage labor pain, experiencing no adverse side effects to the baby, although over half of the women ultimately opted for an epidural or other pain management technique, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Opioids often prescribed after cesarean delivery even when not needed

Nearly 90% of women who did not use opioids in the hospital after cesarean delivery were nonetheless discharged with a prescription for opioids, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting. A related study showed opioid prescribing upon discharge remained high, even after improvements were made to effectively manage pain after cesarean delivery with other medications

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Neural-digital interface advances raise ethical and social issues

Human-machine interfaces raise important ethical and social issues. These technological innovations have the potential to restore, alter, or enhance cognitive or physical function in humans, but also may exacerbate existing social tensions around equality, identity, security, privacy, and access.

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David Attenborough: "We are now universal, our influence is everywhere. We have it in our hands, and we made a tragic, desperate mess of it so far. But, at last, nations are coming together and recognising that we all live on the same planet … and we are dependent on it"

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As the lab-grown meat industry grows, scientists debate if it could exacerbate climate change

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ScienceDaily

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Artificial skin creates first ticklish devices

A new interface takes touch technology to the next level by providing an artificial skin-like membrane for augmenting interactive devices such as phones, wearables or computers.

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ScienceDaily

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New haptic arm places robotics within easy reach

Imagine being able to build and use a robotic device without the need for expensive, specialist kit or skills. That is the vision that researchers have now turned into reality, creating a lightweight, affordable and simple solution for everyday users.

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Biochemistry Research News — ScienceDaily

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Artificial skin creates first ticklish devices

A new interface takes touch technology to the next level by providing an artificial skin-like membrane for augmenting interactive devices such as phones, wearables or computers.

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Vetenskap | SVT Nyheter

Lyssna: Så kan sagan om Beowulf ha låtit – på 500-talet

Redan innan sagan om Beowulf skrevs ner så kan den ha berättats av barders om var dåtidens sångare. Musikern och forskaren Benjamin Bagby har ägnat 30 år åt att återskapa hur den kan ha låtit. – Det här hade nog inte låtit främmande för dem, säger han i Vetenskapens värld.

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Vetenskap | SVT Nyheter

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Beowulf kan vara källa till Skandinaviens tidiga historia

Beowulfkvädet från 700-talet betraktas som ett engelskt nationalepos. Men nu hävdar en svensk arkeolog att det helt och hållet är komponerat i Norden – och att det är en överlägsen källa till kunskap om Skandinaviens tidiga historia.

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Vetenskap | SVT Nyheter

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Dikten som inspirerade Tolkien – och speglade verkligheten

Det inspirerade Tolkien till sagan om Ringen. Och utan det hade det inte funnits något Game of Thrones. Beowulfkvädet från 700-talet har stått modell för en hel genre av nutida sagor. Fast kanske berättar dikten egentligen om högst verkliga krig och klimatkatastrofer i Skandinavien.

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The Atlantic

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It Isn't About Your Love Language; It's About Your Partner's

The idea that there are five distinct "love languages" may be as familiar to some people today as the idea that there are seven continents, four seasons, or three Stooges—which is a pretty spectacular showing, all told, for a concept that was introduced in a 1992 book by a Southern Baptist pastor that was aimed mostly at married Christian couples. The author, Gary Chapman, based his theory that e

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Cosmos Magazine

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Is this "one of the worst scientific scandals of all time"?

Hans Eysenck comes under fire – again. Stephen Fleischfresser reports.

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Wired

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Cars Aren't Going Anywhere, and More Transportation News This Week

Plus, we investigate a new, tiny jet engine for cargo-touting drones, and check out Volvo's first electric car.

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Wired

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Trump's Pelosi Tweet Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

The president's attack didn't quite go over as planned. Also, Lady Gaga wants to know what Fortnite is.

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Cosmos Magazine

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Foregoing that snack could make the gym more appealing

It's to do with the hunger hormone ghrelin, according to a mouse study. Paul Biegler reports.

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Cosmos Magazine

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Saving pumas with genomics

Advanced techniques to identify inbreeding could inform conservation efforts. Natalie Parletta reports.

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Cosmos Magazine

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Carbon pumping: in for the krill

The ocean's real heavyweight is a vital but poorly understood creature, say scientists. Mark Bruer reports.

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Cosmos Magazine

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Coming soon: a market garden on Mars

Experiments using simulated Martian soil produce surprisingly good results. Barry Keily reports.

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Cosmos Magazine

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Photo bombers in space

Asteroid pops up in astronomer's galaxy shot.

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Scientific American

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How a Tiny Pit Decides a Pine Tree's Fate

Live fast, die young and leave a good lookin' stump — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Ingeniøren

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Spørg Fagfolket: Hvordan løber strømmen fra min husstandsvindmølle?

En læser har fået en vindmølle i hjemmet og vil gerne vide, hvordan strømmen løber gennem kablerne, og hvordan elmåleren spiller med. Det svarer Kamstrup på.

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Scientific American Content

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Readers Respond to the June 2019 Issue

Letters to the editor from the June 2019 issue of Scientific American — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Scientific American Content

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How a Tiny Pit Decides a Pine Tree's Fate

Live fast, die young and leave a good lookin' stump — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Livescience.com

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Fireball That Flew Over Japan in 2017 Was Tiny Piece of Giant Asteroid that Might One Day Threaten Earth

If you'd looked up into the sky in Kyoto, Japan, on April 28, 2017, you may have seen a preview of an event that could, far down the road, threaten the whole Earth.

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Livescience.com

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Why Do Pigeons Bob Their Heads?

Head-bobbing might make pigeons look ridiculous, but there's a practical purpose behind this very strange display.

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Wired

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6 Best Camera Accessories for Android and iPhone (2019)

Assemble a photo studio you can carry in a backpack or messenger bag.

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Wired

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Computers Are Learning to Read—But They're *Still* Not So Smart

A tool called BERT can now outperform us on advanced reading-comprehension tests. It's also revealed how far AI has to go.

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The Atlantic

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The Genre-Defying Singer Inspired by Japanese Funk

When Berhana, the 27-year-old singer born Amain Berhane, finished his film program at the New School, he did what a lot of young artistic people in New York City do: He started working at a restaurant. During his time as a chef and assistant manager at Robataya, a now-defunct Japanese spot in the East Village, the recent graduate undertook a new, informal curriculum in Japanese culture; he was ev

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NPR

'The Blob,' A Smart Yet Brainless Organism Fit For Sci-Fi, Gets Its Own Exhibit

Is it an animal? A type of fungi? No, it's "the blob." The amorphous "slime mold" may not have a nervous system, but it's the star of a new exhibit at the Paris zoo. (Image credit: Stephane De Sakutin/AFP via Getty Images)

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NPR

Earthquake App Provides Early Warnings

MyShake is a new app that provides early earthquake warning to Californians. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to one of the app's developers, Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Lab.

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Scientists have developed a dielectric capacitor with the ability to store more energy than anything else of its kind. Similar to a battery, this new creation could help store electricity harvested from renewable sources like wind and solar to keep the lights on round the clock.

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NASA must rework planetary protection plans: NASA rules that govern the potential spread of earthly microbes to other planets—and the potential return of alien life back to Earth—are often anachronistic and require broad rethinking, according to a report released today

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How AI Is Making the Web More Accessible

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The United States just quietly switched on 179 megawatts of solar power generators in Nevada

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Greta Thunberg calls for climate action in Canada's oil heartland: 'We're not doing this because it's fun or because we have a special interest in the climate or because we want to become politicians when we grow up. We're doing this because our future is at stake,"

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Science News Daily

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X (16-Core) Stomps Core i9-10980XE (18-Core) In 3DMark Physics Benchmark Leak

Technically speaking, AMD's upcoming Ryzen 9 3950X is not a high-end desktop (HEDT) processor—it's a mainstream desktop chip, even though it wields 16 cores and 32 threads of computing muscle. …

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Science | The Guardian

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Why the mother who started gender-reveal parties regrets them

Celebrating the discovery of your unborn baby's sex has been coopted by people with repressive, polarised ideas, says the woman who began the trend In 2008, Jenna Myers Karvunidis was pregnant and itching to throw a party. "Life is hard, but I like to have fun," she explains. "I think it's important to mark moments of joy." Karvunidis (who loves celebrating so much that she baked a cake for her g

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VIDEO: See A Controversial Swarm Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In A Lab In Italy

NPR was the only news organization allowed into the lab to witness the moment the releases began this year. The goal is to create a powerful new weapon in the fight against malaria. (Image credit: Pierre Kattar for NPR)

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Wired

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How to Control the Privacy of Your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat Posts

Whether it's Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat, lock down who can see what you're up to.

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Wired

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The Beats Powerbeats Pro Are $50 Off Right Now

Our favorite wireless workout buds are down to $250 to $200 right now.

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New Scientist

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Tourists risk giving gorillas deadly diseases when they take selfies

Ecotourists are breaking rules on keeping their distance from mountain gorillas – social media and the quest for perfect selfies may be partly to blame

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The Atlantic

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How Hillary Clinton Boosted Tulsi Gabbard

What was Hillary Clinton thinking? The 2016 Democratic nominee, for some reason, felt the need to insert herself into the 2020 race with an attack on Tulsi Gabbard, an oddball Democratic presidential contender who barely registered in polls . The congresswoman from Hawaii is a completely discreditable candidate—more on that in a moment—but Clinton's accusation that Gabbard is a tool of the Russia

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The Atlantic

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How Bad Constitutional Law Leads to Bad Economic Regulations

For decades, conservative and libertarian judges and scholars—at times joined by some liberal thinkers—have taken the lead in criticizing the ever-expanding authority of the modern administrative state. These critics attack the power of the massive bureaucracy to write and enforce its own rules and regulations. They protest the enormous discretion that this power confers both on officials within

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The Atlantic

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A Polarized City, Mirrored in Its Diaspora

HONG KONG—When Andrew Sia was 9, his adopted mother packed what they could carry and the pair fled Shanghai to join Sia's father in the then–British colony of Hong Kong. It was 1958, and the family, successful traders before the Communist revolution, had been relentlessly persecuted in the years since, with Sia's father taken for nightly interrogations and eventually declared an enemy of the stat

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The Atlantic

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I Found Myself in The Matrix

How many times is too many times to see a movie in movie theaters? This question has trailed me through adulthood. When I was a teenager, I paid $7.50 or so for the privilege of watching The Matrix not just three or four times, but 11. My colleagues have written about the reasons we see movies repeatedly —even, in some cases, to the point of memorization . Still, $7.50 was a lot of money—more tha

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Fossil Smartwatches Can Now Make Calls With The iPhone

Unlike the Apple Watch that requires an iPhone for it to work, Google's Wear OS smartwatches actually play nice with the iPhone, at least to a certain degree. One of the features that …

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Science | The Guardian

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Moving to Mars review – a rendezvous with the red planet

Design Museum, London This fascinating show offers close encounters with an actual Mars rover, footage from the planet's surface – and ambitious plans for inhabiting it, should the need arise… On the surface of Mars, temperatures average about -60C. The thin atmosphere, containing almost no oxygen, is unbreathable. Intense solar radiation, were you to survive the cold and asphyxiation, would be l

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Top 10 Richest People In The World (1995-2019)

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A beautiful 360° VR tour of space. This technology has a lot of potential for science education in the future.

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Viden

Fra planteburger til laboratorie-nuggets: Her er din guide til populære kød-alternativer

Salget af kødalternativer boomer, men der er stor forskel på produkterne.

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Science | The Guardian

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'Curb drink culture' says drugs expert David Nutt

New restrictions needed for leading cause of deaths of men under 50 New restrictions are needed on Britain's drinking culture, which is behind a huge rise in deaths of men and women under 50, according to the government's former chief drug adviser, sacked a decade ago for claiming that ecstasy and LSD were less dangerous than alcohol. Ahead of a speech to the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies

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Science News Daily

China talks up tech prowess in face of US rivalry

China on Sunday said it aims to become a "great power" in the online world and took a swipe at Washington on trade, kicking off its annual conference promoting the Communist Party's controlled …

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Science | The Guardian

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Six-year-old's death leads to hope of new drug for childhood cancer

Parents of Abbie Mifsud created the charity that has funded vital research on brain stem tumours Researchers say they are close to testing a drug that could tackle a previously untreatable childhood brain cancer. The condition is known as DIPG – diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma – and every year it affects between 30 to 40 boys and girls, aged between five and 10. All develop tumours caused by the

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Phys.org

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Niger floods force 23,000 from their homes

Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23,000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said Saturday, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.

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Science News Daily

New haptic arm places robotics within easy reach

Imagine being able to build and use a robotic device without the need for expensive, specialist kit or skills. That is the vision that researchers from the University of Bristol have turned …

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New Scientist

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Man's body brews its own beer after yeast take over his gut microbiome

One man in the US has started producing beer in his gut after a course of antibiotics allowed brewer's yeast to outcompete the other microbes in his microbiome

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Ingeniøren

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Muslingers mystiske massedød forbløffer forskere

Muslinger er en vigtig del af floders økosystem, blandt andet fordi de filtrerer vandet og forebygger iltsvind. Men i USA og andre steder i verden dør muslingerne under mystiske omstændigheder i massevis.

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Crispr's Next Frontier Is In-Human Treatment, Co-Inventor Says

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AI Learns Human Movement From Unorganized Data 🏃‍♀

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What happens if your mind lives for ever on the internet? It may be some way off, but mind uploading, the digital duplication of your mental essence, could expand human experience into a virtual afterlife

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California Can Expect Blackouts For A Decade, Says PG&E CEO

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Science News Daily

Wind turbine design and placement can mitigate negative effect on birds

Wind energy is increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. It is estimated that by 2050, wind turbines will …

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Viden

Hvis vi er bygget til at spise kød, hvordan kan vi så leve uden?

Kød har spillet en rolle i menneskets evolution. Alligevel kan vi faktisk godt klare os uden bøf og bacon.

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What happens if your mind lives for ever on the internet?

It may be some way off, but mind uploading, the digital duplication of your mental essence, could expand human experience into a virtual afterlife Imagine that a person's brain could be scanned in great detail and recreated in a computer simulation. The person's mind and memories, emotions and personality would be duplicated. In effect, a new and equally valid version of that person would now exi

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New haptic arm places robotics within easy reach

Imagine being able to build and use a robotic device without the need for expensive, specialist kit or skills. That is the vision that researchers from the University of Bristol have turned into reality, creating a lightweight, affordable and simple solution for everyday users.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Artificial skin creates first ticklish devices

A new interface developed by researchers in Bristol and Paris takes touch technology to the next level by providing an artificial skin-like membrane for augmenting interactive devices such as phones, wearables or computers.

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Proterra CEO Brings Tesla Lessons to the Electric Bus Business

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To shift the global economy from fossil fuels to renewable energy will require the construction of wind, solar, nuclear, and other installations on a vast scale, significantly altering the face of the planet. Can these new forms of energy approach the scale needed to meet the world's energy demands?

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More Than 8 Out of 10 People in the World Will Live in Asia or Africa by 2100 – The Good Men Project

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ScienceAlert – Latest

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Psychologists Spot a Key Personality Trait That Could Be Shared by All Humble People

It's not all about putting others first.

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ScienceAlert – Latest

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Another Reason Why We Might Have Never Seen Alien Probes: They're Tiny Micro-Machines

Maybe we missed the alien invasion.

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ScienceAlert – Latest

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Piranhas Have a New Set of Pointy Sharp Teeth Waiting in 'Crypts' Ready to Emerge

They can simultaneously swap new teeth for old.

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Future(s) Studies

The world's downtowns are slowly giving up on personal cars

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LG Chem sees electric vehicles accounting for 15% of all car sales in 2024

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Shell plans to replace forecourt with EV-only charging hub

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Qatar Is Air-Conditioning the Outdoors Because of Climate Change

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Pennsylvania debating $250 annual electric vehicle tax – "This tax will only prolong Pennsylvanians' reliance on the foreign monarchs and potentates that control the fossil fuel industry."

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ScienceAlert – Latest

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Students Are Taking Stimulants to Help Them Study, But There's No Evidence They Help

Sorry, guys.

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ScienceAlert – Latest

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Surprise Discovery Could Explain How Early Universe Black Holes Grew So Enormous

We just caught a black hole behaving very strangely.

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ScienceAlert – Latest

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Underwater Volcano Could Release Noxious Gas Bubbles Bigger Than The Pyramids

The legends are true.

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ScienceAlert – Latest

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Here's Why Plants Aren't Just Growing Faster With All The CO2 in The Atmosphere

Biology is never that simple.

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NYT > Science

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Dr. Bernard Fisher, Who Revolutionized Breast Cancer Treatment, Dies at 101

He brought an end to the routine use of the debilitating radical mastectomy. He later battled false allegations of scientific misconduct.

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Phys.org

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Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song.

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Biology News – Evolution, Cell theory, Gene theory, Microbiology, Biotechnology

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Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song.

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Phys.org

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Egypt unveils trove of ancient coffins excavated in Luxor

Egypt revealed Saturday a rare trove of 30 ancient wooden coffins that have been well-preserved over millennia in the archaeologically rich Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

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Science News Daily

MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio

Popular messaging app Kik is, indeed, "here to stay" following an acquisition by the Los Angeles-based multimedia holding company, MediaLab. It echoes the same message from Kik's …

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ScienceDaily

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Researchers quantify Cas9-caused off-target mutagenesis in mice

Scientists are finding new ways to improve the use of the CRISPR enzyme Cas9 and reduce the chances of off-target mutations in laboratory mice, according to new results. The findings will help scientists contextualize a common concern related to gene editing and identify new strategies to improve its precision.

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Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise

Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a new study. The study suggests that a surge in levels of appetite-promoting hormone, ghrelin, after a period of fasting prompted mice to initiate voluntary exercise.

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ScienceDaily

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SNAP provides a model for ensuring a right to food

Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is effective in addressing the right to food in the US, and that the program can serve as an example for countries that struggle to provide food for all citizens.

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ScienceDaily

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Land management practices to reduce nitrogen load may be affected by climate changes

Nitrogen from agricultural production is a major cause of pollution in the Mississippi River Basin and contributes to large dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico. Illinois and other Midwestern states have set goals to reduce nitrogen load through strategies that include different land management practices. A new study uses computer modeling to estimate how those practices may be affected by potential c

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ScienceDaily

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Atmospheric pressure impacts greenhouse gas emissions from leaky oil and gas wells

Fluctuations in atmospheric pressure can heavily influence how much natural gas leaks from wells below the ground surface at oil and gas sites, according to new research. However, current monitoring strategies do not take this phenomenon into account, and therefore may be under- or over-estimating the true magnitude of gas emissions.

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ScienceDaily

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Mars once had salt lakes similar to those on Earth

Mars once had salt lakes that are similar to those on Earth and has gone through wet and dry periods.

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ScienceDaily

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Why respiratory infections are more deadly in those with diabetes

Researchers have demonstrated how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respiratory illnesses like the flu or pneumonia might strike those with diabetes more severely.

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ScienceDaily

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Novel nanoprobes show promise for optical monitoring of neural activity

Researchers have developed ultrasensitive nanoscale optical probes to monitor the bioelectric activity of neurons and other excitable cells. This novel readout technology could enable scientists to study how neural circuits function at an unprecedented scale by monitoring large numbers of individual neurons simultaneously. It could also lead to high-bandwidth brain-machine interfaces with dramatic

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Biochemistry Research News — ScienceDaily

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Researchers quantify Cas9-caused off-target mutagenesis in mice

Scientists are finding new ways to improve the use of the CRISPR enzyme Cas9 and reduce the chances of off-target mutations in laboratory mice, according to new results. The findings will help scientists contextualize a common concern related to gene editing and identify new strategies to improve its precision.

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Novel nanoprobes show promise for optical monitoring of neural activity

Researchers have developed ultrasensitive nanoscale optical probes to monitor the bioelectric activity of neurons and other excitable cells. This novel readout technology could enable scientists to study how neural circuits function at an unprecedented scale by monitoring large numbers of individual neurons simultaneously. It could also lead to high-bandwidth brain-machine interfaces with dramatic

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Young adults with PTSD may have a higher risk of stroke in middle age

Young adults who develop PTSD after a traumatic event (e.g., gun violence, sexual assault, military combat or natural disaster) may be more likely to experience a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or major stroke event by middle age. This nationwide study of more than 1.1 million adults showed that PTSD may be a potent risk factor for developing stroke at a young age.

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Wind turbine design and placement can mitigate negative effect on birds

Wind energy is increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. However, the rapid expansion of wind farms has raised concerns about the impact of wind turbines on wildlife. A new study provides comprehensive data on how turbines affect bird populations. The study suggests ways to mitigate negative effects through wind tu

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Creatine powers T cells' fight against cancer

The study, conducted in mice, is the first to show that creatine uptake is critical to the anti-tumor activities of killer T cells, the foot soldiers of the immune system.

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Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast

Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people's risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Whole genome sequencing could help save pumas from inbreeding

The first complete genetic sequences of individual mountain lions point the way to better conservation strategies for saving threatened populations of the wild animals.

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New diagnostic method finds aggressive tumors

Researchers have developed a new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumors that tend to be very aggressive, and therefore need to be treated more aggressively.

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'Flamenco dancing' molecule could lead to better-protecting sunscreen

A molecule that protects plants from overexposure to harmful sunlight thanks to its flamenco-style twist could form the basis for a new longer-lasting sunscreen, chemists have found.

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Energy flow in the nano range

It is crucial for photovoltaics and other technical applications, how efficiently energy spreads in a small volume. With new methods, the path of energy in the nanometer range can now be followed precisely.

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Scientists recalculate the optimum binding energy for heterogeneous catalysis

In a discovery that could lead to the development of novel catalysts that do not rely on expensive rare metals, scientists have shown that the optimal binding energy can deviate from traditional calculations, which are based on equilibrium thermodynamics, at high reaction rates. This means that reconsidering the design of catalysts using the new calculations may be necessary to achieve the best ra

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First report of cotton blue disease in the United States

Reported from six counties in coastal Alabama in 2017, cotton blue disease affected approximately 25% of the state's cotton crop and caused a 4% yield loss. The disease was reported again in 2018, affecting 3-100% of cotton fields in Alabama but causing only a 1% yield loss. Symptoms, which include slowed plant growth, loss of chlorophyll, and dwarfing of infected leaves, usually do not appear unt

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Cell Based Tech Weekly – Waste Build-Up Problems, Geltor and GELITA, Meatable Joins Incubator

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The US military is trying to read minds

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Researchers Show Augmented Reality Through the Phone Screen that You Can Touch with Your Hand

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Drones begin delivering online shopping in the US – A purple winter vest is among the items ordered by customers in a Virginia town as a trial gets underway.

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This Week's Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through October 19)

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Seaweed project to reduce burping cows may be an environmental 'game-changer'

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Construction robotics is changing the industry in these 5 ways. "Construction robots may be involved in specific tasks, such as bricklaying, painting, loading, and bulldozing. We expect hundreds of AMRs in the next two years, mainly doing haulage,"

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Interstellar Conversations

Could there be information networks across the galaxy? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Aerogel Mars

A novel idea for the local terraforming of Mars raises interesting possibilities — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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A psychotherapist explains why some adults are reacting badly to young climate strikers

Young climate strikers I spoke to recently are confused and distressed about the things adults are doing. None It's not just inaction during the worsening climate crisis that bothers them, but the increasingly bizarre criticism many older people throw at striking schoolchildren, in the media and elsewhere. In the absence of any meaningful attempts to restrain global carbon emissions, the direct a

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Colorectal surgery patients use fewer opioids, report less pain with enhanced recovery after surgery

Colorectal surgery patients who were a part of an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program had less pain, while using nearly half as many opioids, according to research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting.

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AT&T TV Now Customers Fleeced Yet Again With Big Streaming Plan Price Hike

AT&T is once again going directly against its promise of not raising prices following its merger with content provider Time Warner. For the second time this year, the company is jacking up …

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Et ydmygt ønske om en værdig psykiatri i Danmark

På tirsdag er der en ny happening, hvor græsrodsbevægelsen #VærdigPsykiatriForAlle bærer det nye Folkets Flag til Christiansborg Slotsplads, hvor en ny bog overrækkes til Folketingets formand, Henrik Dam Kristensen.

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How Can We Curb the Spread of Scientific Racism?

A new book examines the insidious effects of scientific investigations into race — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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This Week's Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through October 19)

AUTOMATION Alphabet's Wing Starts Drone Deliveries to US Homes Kris Holt | Engadget "Alphabet's Wing has started making deliveries by drone to homes in the US for the first time. During a pilot program in Christiansburg, Virginia, drones will drop off packages from FedEx, Walgreens and local retailer Sugar Magnolia, which include over-the-counter medication, snacks and gifts . " NEUROSCIENCE The

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A Robot Called Digit V2 May Replace Your Delivery Man

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Wisconsin launches taskforce to face 'grave threat' of climate crisis. Governors of the Climate Alliance have pledged to reduce their states' heat-trapping pollution at least 26% below 2005 levels by 2025.

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This army of tiny robots can build entire planes and space habitats

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Are we modeling AI on the wrong brain?

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Who will own the future of transportation? With about 278 million cars globally, the stakes are high. Autonomous vehicles are often painted as a utopian-like technology that will transform parking lots into parks and eliminate traffic fatalities

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'Just don't waste': David Attenborough's heartfelt message to next generation

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10 million trees to be planted in Armenia by October 10, 2020

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30 Perfectly Preserved Coffins Holding Ancient Egyptian Priest Mummies Discovered

Archaeologists have unearthed 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside at "El-Assasif," an ancient necropolis near Luxor, Egypt.

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In Photos: 'Cachette of the Priests' Discovered in Luxor

Archaeologists near Luxor, Egypt, have discovered 30 sealed wooden coffins with mummies inside, some of which belonged to ancient Egyptian priests. Here are photos of the findings.

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Retraction Watch

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Weekend reads: A costly code glitch; sparks fly over a heart trial; cancer researcher faced five investigations

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: the retraction of a study that claimed high heels made … Continue reading

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Space Photos of the Week: Reading the Universe in Infrared

Telescopes that see things in a different spectrum show us the hidden secrets of the stars.

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Big Think

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Why should you always assume you're wrong? Science.

The theories we build to navigate the world, both scientifically and in our personal lives, all contain assumptions. They're a critical part of scientific theory. Cognitive psychologist Donald Hoffman urges us to always question those assumptions. In this way, by challenging ourselves, we come to a deeper understanding of the task at hand. Historically, humans have come to some of our greatest di

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Smartphone app reminds heart patients to take their pills

Heart patients using a smartphone app reminder are more likely to take their medication than those who receive written instructions, according to a study presented at the 45th Argentine Congress of Cardiology (SAC 2019).

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Viden

Robot lærer sig selv at løse professor-terningen – med én hånd

Forskere har udviklet en ny metode til at træne en kunstig intelligens.

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Dr Sarah E Hill: 'We have a blind spot about how the pill influences women's brains'

The social psychologist's new book tackles the tricky subject of how oral contraceptives may affect women's minds At a time when women's reproductive freedoms are under attack, any suggestion that the birth control pill could be problematic feels explosive. But Sarah E Hill, a professor of social psychology at the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas argues we need to talk about how or

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How Can a Star Be Older Than the Universe?

Somebody is lying about their age.

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WeWork's Failure is SoftBank's Day Of Reckoning

Opinion: Venture capitalists need to take stock of reality after all the blitzscaling.

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All Hail the Blob, the Smart Slime Mold Confounding Science

A Parisian zoo has opened an unusual new exhibit: a blob of slime mold with almost 720 sexes.

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Stan Lee's *A Trick of Light* Explores the Internet's Dark Side

The superhero novel was one of the Marvel Comics co-creator's final projects.

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Recommended Books, October 2019

50 things to see in the night sky, untold stories of mathematical Americans, and more — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Canada Gets Its First Smilodon

Fossils found near Medicine Hat, Alberta, expand the saber-tooth cat's range by more than 600 miles — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Miami Beach unanimously declares a climate emergency: "It's not just us holding up signs now. There's literally legislation that says we need to put this at the top of the agenda."

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The European spacecraft that aims to take the closest ever pictures of the Sun is built and ready for launch. The Solar Orbiter, or SolO, probe will put itself inside the orbit of Planet Mercury to train its telescopes on the surface of our star.

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Ridse-beskyttelse lader til at eliminere fingeraftryks-sikkerhed på Samsung-telefoner

Hvis skærmbeskyttelses-film er sat på telefonen, så tyder noget på, at Samsungs Galaxy S10 accepterer vilkårlige fingeraftryk.

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Why Don't Mountains Grow Forever?

Imagine a world where mountains grow so high, they poke through the upper atmosphere and create a rocky maze for pilots to navigate.

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Meet The Mysterious Blob At The Paris Zoo

NPR's Scott Simon asks Audrey Dussutour of the French National Center for Scientific Research about a blob on display at the Paris Zoological Park.

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Scientific American

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Russian "CRISPR Baby" Scientist Has Started Editing Genes in Human Eggs with the Goal of Altering Deaf Gene

Denis Rebrikov says that he does not plan to implant gene-edited embryos until he gets regulatory approval — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Gail Collins (NY Times columnist) – The brief social media life of Glam-ma

None In 1972, the year I was born, there was apparently a famous TV ad for Geritol. My guest today describes it thus: "…a husband spoke to the camera while his wife draped herself over his shoulder, smiling like something between a model and the brainwashed resident of a creepy commune…"My wife's incredible. She took care of the baby all day, cooked a great dinner and even went to a school meetin

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Masterbuilt 330G Propane Smoker Review: As Good as Wood

Some pit masters may look down on smoking with propane, but this smoker could convert them.

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The Air Force Ditches Its Nuclear Command Floppy Disks

A Samsung Galaxy 10 fingerprint goof, a Tor impostor, and more of the week's top security news.

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Congress Still Doesn't Have an Answer for Ransomware

As data hijackers continue to target local governments and hospitals, legislators remain stymied over how best to address the problem.

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Russian "CRISPR Baby" Scientist Has Started Editing Genes in Human Eggs with the Goal of Altering Deaf Gene

Denis Rebrikov says that he does not plan to implant gene-edited embryos until he gets regulatory approval — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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ScienceAlert – Latest

Large-Scale Study Rules Out a Common Assumption About 'Narcissistic' Only Children

It's one of the most thorough analyses to date.

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There's More to Consider Than The Habitable Zone When Searching For a Liveable Planet

Size matters.

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Ancient Babylonian 'Omen' Has Helped Scientists Verify Timing of an Epic Solar Storm

Red covered the sky…

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For The First Time, Scientists Find Fat Can Clog Lungs And Airways, Not Just Your Heart

This could be a missing link to asthma.

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14 Great Weekend Deals: Sony, LG, Razer, and More

It's time to stock up on scary games, big TVs, and a gaming mouse deal so good you'll scream.

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At an Outback Steakhouse Franchise, Surveillance Blooms

Fried onion meets 1984.

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What the U.S. Can Learn From Iranian Warfare

In July 2006 in south Beirut, Qassem Soleimani was facing death. In a rare interview published earlier this month, the shadowy commander of Iran's Qods Force, the elite paramilitary arm of the Iranian regime's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, revealed for the first time that he was in Lebanon during the 33-day war between Israel and Hezbollah to direct Iran's support to its decades-long Shia pr

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Opgraderet satellitnavigation kan give din mobil 20 centimeters nøjagtighed

PLUS. EU-Kommissionen åbner næste år for en ny og mere nøjagtig brug af Galileo-satellitterne, så man kan få en positionering på ned til 20 centimeter – hvis altså telefonen kan modtage to GNSS-signaler samtidig.

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The Atlantic

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The U.S. Is Abandoning Its Interests in Brexit

Gordon Sondland is a busy man. He recently testified to Congress about his role in President Donald Trump's attempt to extort campaign dirt from the government of Ukraine. That testimony follows from Sondland's previous deft maneuvering to insert himself as Trump's point man on Ukraine. All of these many plots and schemes appear to have left Sondland with little time to do his actual job: represe

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Trump's Government Lawyers Don't Know Who Their Real Client Is

Legal ethicists no doubt cringed earlier this year when Attorney General William Barr preempted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report by announcing that "no collusion" had occurred between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. That was not what Mueller had actually said. Instead, the special counsel emphasized that "collusion" is not a legal concept and therefore made no finding on that

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Harold Bloom's Warning to the World

For more than three decades Harold Bloom, Cassandra-like, warned America that the literary culture that sustained him and other lovers of the word was in the process of being sacrificed on the altar of social justice. "We are," he said, "destroying all intellectual and aesthetic standards in the humanities and social sciences." We eviscerate literary works to uncover the presence of exclusionary

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'Nobody Is Coming to Help Us'

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh—Mohib Ullah does not come across as an international advocate, the face of a community at risk. The 44-year-old botanist is mild-mannered, giving off the air of a kindly schoolteacher. When he speaks to you, he gives you his undivided attention, smiling, his eyes gazing straight into yours. Yet it was Ullah who helped document the genocide carried out by the Burmese army a

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Older Teslas are reportedly running into an issue where the screen stops working and the car won't charge

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Turning waste to wealth, new CSU study seeks to transform organic waste into biofuels. The study reported significantly decreasing waste disposed in landfills and incinerators will reduce greenhouse gas emissions the equivalent to closing 21% of U.S. coal-fired power plants.

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Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

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Future Autonomous Driving

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NASA engineer designs a near light speed engine, but does it work?

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Hikers Find Mystery Skeleton on Remote Mountain in California

The remnants of shoes and a belt found with the bones may offer investigators useful clues.

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The Closed-Door Impeachment

In the three and a half weeks since Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, House investigators have broken through the administration's stonewalling of Congress and heard dozens of hours of testimony from key witnesses. The public, however, has seen virtually none of it—and that dynamic could ultimately threaten the Democrats' bid to get public op

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Statsbanerne bestiller ny type vogne med sidegang

Med den gennemgående gang slipper togpersonalet for den farefulde vandring langs løbebrædder og trin udvendigt på kupevognen, som trods al forsigtighed kræver sine ofre år efter år, kunne man læse i 1896.

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Doubting death: how our brains shield us from mortal truth

Brain seems to categorise death as something that only befalls other people Warning: this story is about death. You might want to click away now. That's because, researchers say, our brains do their best to keep us from dwelling on our inevitable demise. A study found that the brain shields us from existential fear by categorising death as an unfortunate event that only befalls other people. Cont

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Bacterial infections in pregnancy may make schizophrenia more likely

Children of mothers who had bacterial infections during pregnancy are more likely to develop mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

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Enorme sværme af krebsdyr fjerner milliarder tons CO2 fra atmosfæren

Men krill trues af fiskeri og fisk på flugt fra varmere vand.

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Phys.org

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Transforming sulphur dioxide from harmful to useful

Scientists have created molecular cages within a polymer to trap harmful sulphur dioxide pollution in order to transform it into useful compounds and reduce waste and emissions.

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Phys.org

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Mars 2020 unwrapped and ready for testing

In this time-lapse video, taken on Oct. 4, 2019, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, bunny-suited engineers remove the inner layer of protective antistatic foil on the Mars 2020 rover after the vehicle was relocated from JPL's Spacecraft Assembly Facility to the Simulator Building for testing.

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Phys.org

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NASA's planetary protection review addresses changing reality of space exploration

NASA released a report Friday with recommendations from the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB) the agency established in response to a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report and a recommendation from the NASA Advisory Council.

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Phys.org

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Young climate activists in Africa struggle to be heard

As Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion inspire climate protesters across the globe, young African activists say they still struggle to make themselves heard.

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Phys.org

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Thunberg brings her climate protest to Canada's oil patch

Teen activist Greta Thunberg rallied with climate change protesters in Canada's oil-rich province of Albert on Friday, as oil workers counter-protested by honking the horns of their big rigs.

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Phys.org

NASA-NOAA satellite finds overshooting tops, gravity waves in Tropical Storm Nestor

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided night-time and infrared views of developing Tropical Storm Nestor in the Gulf of Mexico and found over-shooting cloud tops and gravity waves. When the satellite passed over the potential tropical depression early on Oct. 18, it was consolidating. Less than 12 hours later, it became a tropical storm.

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Phys.org

Land management practices to reduce nitrogen load may be affected by climate changes

Nitrogen from agricultural production is a major cause of pollution in the Mississippi River Basin and contributes to large dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Phys.org

UK veterinary profession simply not ready for 'no deal' Brexit

The UK veterinary profession is simply not prepared for a 'No Deal' Brexit, warns the editor of Vet Record.

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Biology News – Evolution, Cell theory, Gene theory, Microbiology, Biotechnology

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UK veterinary profession simply not ready for 'no deal' Brexit

The UK veterinary profession is simply not prepared for a 'No Deal' Brexit, warns the editor of Vet Record.

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Farmed bees are mating with native bees – and that could endanger them

Millions of colonies of farmed bees are used to help pollinate crops. It turns out they can escape and mate with local bees, producing offspring that may be vulnerable to climate change

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Moon Village: Humanity's first step toward a lunar colony? | Astronomy.com

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California Governor Signs Bill Banning Facial Recognition Tech Use By State's Law Enforcement Agencies

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Alphabet's Wing begins making first commercial drone deliveries in the US: their first customers are Michael and Kelly Collver, who will get a "cough and cold pack," which includes Tylenol, cough drops, facial tissues, Emergen-C and bottled water

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The dirty secret of capitalism — and a new way forward | Nick Hanauer

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Electric Hummer could be part of GM's move into EV trucks, SUVs – sources

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This Smart Cane Helps Blind People Navigate – WeWalk alerts users to obstacles at their body and face level, and can pair with a phone to give GPS directions and take voice commands

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This Robotic Trash Can Takes Itself to the Curb – The award-winning invention automates a 'chore that everyone hates'

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"Nuclear power makes no economic sense" in Australia

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High-Speed Robot Hand

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Eye drops shown to temporarily improve age-related farsightedness

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Teen Suicide Is on the Rise and No One Knows Why

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Gräl om dna drabbar utredning av dubbelmord

I dag har det gått femton år sedan en okänd gärningsman knivmördade en åttaårig pojke och en 56-årig kvinna i Linköping. Dubbelmordet är ett av pilotfallen som svensk polis nu försöker lösa med hjälp av dna från släktforskare. Men ett gräl lägger hinder i vägen.

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Quibi has partnered with T-Mobile as it prepares for April launch

Telecommunications giant T-Mobile has agreed to partner with Quibi, a Hollywood start-up that plans to distribute bite-size entertainment designed for millennials.

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Asymmetric base-pair opening drives helicase unwinding dynamics [Biochemistry]

The opening of a Watson–Crick double helix is required for crucial cellular processes, including replication, repair, and transcription. It has long been assumed that RNA or DNA base pairs are broken by the concerted symmetric movement of complementary nucleobases. By analyzing thousands of base-pair opening and closing events from molecular…

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Proteostasis collapse is a driver of cell aging and death [Biophysics and Computational Biology]

What molecular processes drive cell aging and death? Here, we model how proteostasis—i.e., the folding, chaperoning, and maintenance of protein function—collapses with age from slowed translation and cumulative oxidative damage. Irreparably damaged proteins accumulate with age, increasingly distracting the chaperones from folding the healthy proteins the cell needs. The tipping…

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Mutations in thyroid hormone receptor {alpha}1 cause premature neurogenesis and progenitor cell depletion in human cortical development [Medical Sciences]

Mutations in the thyroid hormone receptor α 1 gene (THRA) have recently been identified as a cause of intellectual deficit in humans. Patients present with structural abnormalities including microencephaly, reduced cerebellar volume and decreased axonal density. Here, we show that directed differentiation of THRA mutant patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells…

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Insight into promoter clearance by RNA polymerase II [Commentaries]

A minimal set of general transcription factors (GTFs) is required for RNA polymerase II (pol II) to initiate transcription at promoters. For all eukaryotes, from yeast to mammals, the GTFs include TFIIA, TFIIB, TFIIE, TFIIF, TFIIH, and the TATA box binding protein TBP (1–3). When assembled at the promoter with…

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The viral F-box protein P0 induces an ER-derived autophagy degradation pathway for the clearance of membrane-bound AGO1 [Plant Biology]

RNA silencing is a major antiviral defense mechanism in plants and invertebrates. Plant ARGONAUTE1 (AGO1) is pivotal in RNA silencing, and hence is a major target for counteracting viral suppressors of RNA-silencing proteins (VSRs). P0 from Turnip yellows virus (TuYV) is a VSR that was previously shown to trigger AGO1…

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Resolving a piece of the archaeal lipid puzzle [Commentaries]

Lipid membranes are common to all cells, despite occurring in many different forms across Earth's great biotic diversity. Among the most distinctive membranes are those formed by the archaea, whose lipids are characterized by sn-2,3-glycerol stereochemistry (in contrast to sn-1,2-glycerol in bacteria and eukarya), isoprenoid rather than acetyl hydrophobic chains,…

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Nasa Mars 2020 Mission's MiMi Aung on women in space

At 16, MiMi Aung travelled alone to the US for an education. Now she's a project lead on Nasa's Mars mission.

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Discover Magazine

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Supermassive Black Holes Are Stopping Star Formation in Tiny Galaxies

The dwarf irregular galaxy NGC 1569 is frantically forming stars. New research shows that some dwarf galaxies, however, have had their star formation halted by the supermassive black hole in their center. (Credit: HST/NASA/ESA) Astronomers know that most galaxies house supermassive black holes in their centers, from the largest galaxies down to small dwarfs. They also know that when supermassive b

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Creepy human-like skin makes your phone ticklish and pinchable

A smartphone case made from artificial human-like skin responds to being pinched, tickled and stroked to add an extra layer of interactivity to the device

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise

Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology. The study suggests that a surge in levels of appetite-promoting hormone, ghrelin, after a period of fasting prompted mice to initiate voluntary exercise.

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Nation-leading green power initiative to be deployed in Florida. "double its reliance on solar energy to develop a hydrogen (H2) system for generating renewable electricity." The two solar power plants are expected to be capable of generating up to 74.5 megawatts (MW) of electricity.

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Scientists developed efficient process for breaking down any plastic waste to a molecular level. Resulting gases can be transformed back into new plastics of same quality as original. The new process could transform today's plastic factories into recycling refineries, within existing infrastructure.

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DeepMind AI beats humans at deciphering damaged ancient Greek tablets – Human experts made 30% more mistakes than the AI. Whereas the experts took 2 hours to get through 50 inscriptions, Pythia gave its guesses for the entire cohort in seconds.

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Scientific invisibility cloak.

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Lawmaker: TSA Should Halt Facial Recognition Programs Absent Formal Policies

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Researchers quantify Cas9-caused off-target mutagenesis in mice

Scientists are finding new ways to improve the use of the CRISPR enzyme Cas9 and reduce the chances of off-target mutations in laboratory mice, according to new results from a research collaboration. The findings, which help scientists contextualize a common concern related to gene editing and identify new strategies to improve its precision, were presented as a featured plenary abstract at the Am

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The UK veterinary profession is simply not prepared for a 'No Deal' Brexit, warns the editor of Vet Record.

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European SolO probe ready to take on audacious mission

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The Atlantic Politics Daily: The Syria Stumble

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Scientists Discover 'Stormquakes': A Never-Before-Seen Geophysical Phenomenon

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A plume of steam flows upward from Bogoslof volcano, a partially submerged volcano that created giant underwater bubbles when it erupted in 2017. (Credit: Dave Withrow, Alaska Volcano Observatory) (Inside Science) — As a geophysicist at the Alaska Volcano Observatory, John Lyons spends much of his days trying to decipher the music of volcanic eruptions. Sensitive microphones scattered across the

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Ancient Middle Eastern Astrologers Recorded the Oldest-Known Evidence of Auroras

(Credit: Y. Mitsuma's tracing of the photographs of H. Hayakawa) Astronomers have watched sunspots come and go on the sun's surface for at least 400 years. But to learn about the history of the sun's activity before the time of telescopes, they have to turn to historical references to phenomena linked to solar activity, like the northern lights. Now, a team of scientists have discovered what may b

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Why It's So Hard to Make a Better Baby Formula

(Credit: Odua Images/Shutterstock) Scan the aisles of any grocery store, and you'll find a plethora of infant formula options, all designed to meet the nutrient needs of growing infants, who nearly triple their body weight in the first year of life. And yet researchers and companies are busy testing new formulations all the time. That's in part because much has changed in our understanding of brea

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The World's Largest Geode Formed When the Mediterranean Sea Disappeared, New Study Reveals

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NASA must rework planetary protection plans, panel advises

Agency's rules for preventing microbial spread are outdated

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A land-speed record for ants set in Saharan dunes

Nature, Published online: 16 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03124-z World's fastest ants zip along at 85 centimetres per second, at times with all 6 legs off the ground at once.

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Some Storms Are so Strong They Shake the Ocean Floor, Says Study

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95% of U.S. baby foods contain toxic metals. Here's what parents should know.

A new investigation tested 168 baby food products for arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury, all of which are toxic metals that can damage brain development in infants. Nearly all of the foods tested contained at least one of the metals, and 1 in 4 contained all four metals. The authors of the report recommended five steps for finding alternative baby foods with less toxins. None Almost all of the b

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W.H.O. Continues Emergency Status for Ebola Outbreak in Congo

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Why Firing Mick Mulvaney Is Riskier Than Keeping Him

Mick Mulvaney's job was in danger even before his disastrous press conference yesterday, and his equally disastrous attempt to walk that performance back. The fumble could not have been more poorly timed: According to multiple current and former White House officials, many of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity to relay private conversations, Trump has been steadily souring on Mulvaney for w

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Today (Oct. 18), NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir embarked on the first spacewalk in history to be completed by a team of all women.

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Land management practices to reduce nitrogen load may be affected by climate changes

Nitrogen from agricultural production is a major cause of pollution in the Mississippi River Basin and contributes to large dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico. Illinois and other Midwestern states have set goals to reduce nitrogen load through strategies that include different land management practices. A new study from University of Illinois researchers, published in Journal of Environmental Manage

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Cortical Neurons May Consolidate Memories During Slow Wave Sleep

Scientists previously thought cortical neurons remained silent during delta waves, but new evidence from rats shows some cells fire in a pattern reflective of memorizing a task.

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Long-Lost WWII Ship Found at the Bottom of the Pacific Ocean

The Kaga sank during the historic Battle of Midway, along with six other vessels.

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Douching tied to more volatile organic compound in blood

A new study finds a significant association between vaginal douching and higher blood concentrations of 1,4-dichlorobenzene, a volatile organic compound. Because black women in the study reported significantly more use of vaginal douching, researchers believe they could be at higher risk of exposure to the chemicals and their negative effects. According to the study, women who used a vaginal douc

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Wind turbine design and placement can mitigate negative effect on birds

Wind energy is increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. However, the rapid expansion of wind farms has raised concerns about the impact of wind turbines on wildlife.A new study provides comprehensive data on how turbines affect bird populations. The study suggests ways to mitigate negative effects through wind tur

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NASA-NOAA satellite finds overshooting tops, gravity waves in Tropical Storm Nestor

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided night-time and infrared views of developing Tropical Storm Nestor in the Gulf of Mexico and found over-shooting cloud tops and gravity waves. When the satellite passed over the potential tropical depression early on Oct. 18, it was consolidating. Less than 12 hours later, it became a tropical storm.

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Man Uses His Heat-Seeking Drone to Find Missing Child

Search Party On Tuesday, a six-year-old boy named Ethan disappeared in Minnesota , prompting more than 600 people to form a search party. Numerous law enforcement agencies and even a state patrol helicopter contributed to the search — but it was a heat-seeking drone operated by a local photographer that led to the boy's rescue, 10 hours after he went missing. Boy's Best Friend According to a Sher

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How single cell proteomics data can drive CAR-Treg-based therapies—an interview with Leonardo Ferreira Ramos

Leonardo Ferreira Ramos, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Francisco, discusses the application of single cell proteomics data to understanding the function and therapeutic potential of genetically engineered regulatory T cells.

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Google completes first drone delivery in the US

Alphabet (Google) subsidiary Wing has become the first company in the United States to deliver packages by drone.

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How nanoparticles could change the way we treat cancer | Joy Wolfram

Ninety-nine percent of cancer drugs never make it to tumors, getting washed out of the body before they have time to do their job. How can we better deliver life-saving drugs? Cancer researcher Joy Wolfram shares cutting-edge medical research into nanoparticles — tiny particles that could be used to deliver drugs accurately to tumors — and explains how they could keep drugs in the body longer to

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One stem cell morphs into a mouse embryo's forerunner

Nature, Published online: 17 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03140-z A sphere of cells that blossoms from only one stem cell can implant in a mouse uterus and form multiple tissues.

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Team finds deadly fungus in Amazon frogs for the first time

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Parkinson's: New treatment approach shows promise in brain cells

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Keto diets may reverse polycystic kidney disease

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Deafness Gene GJB2 Edited in Human Eggs

The research, led by Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov, has not led to the birth of gene-edited babies—yet.

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Zuckerberg's Warped History Lesson and the Age of Incoherence

The Facebook CEO invoked the civil-rights era to justify kowtowing to money and power. It doesn't wash.

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Deep-sea explorers find sunken warship from key WWII battle

Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.

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US makes history with first all-female spacewalk

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir on Friday became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk—a historic milestone as NASA prepares to send the first woman to the Moon.

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Why respiratory infections are more deadly in those with diabetes

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have demonstrated in a new study, published earlier this week, how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respiratory illnesses like the flu or pneumonia might strike those with diabetes more severely.

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Hate doesn't exist only at societies' extremist edges – it's how we run our politics | Joumanah El Matrah

After almost 24 years in the welfare sector, I believe the group we hate more than any other is the poor In August, Tanya Gersh, represented by the Southern Poverty Law Centre, was awarded $14m in a lawsuit against Andrew Anglin, the publisher of the neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer, for encouraging " an online anti-Semitic harassment and intimidation campaign " against Gersh and her family. An

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Negative news coverage empowers collective action in minorities

When minorities perceive negative news about their racial ethnic groups as inaccurate, some believe they have the power to enact change.

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Atmospheric pressure impacts greenhouse gas emissions from leaky oil and gas wells

Fluctuations in atmospheric pressure can heavily influence how much natural gas leaks from wells below the ground surface at oil and gas sites, according to new University of British Columbia research. However, current monitoring strategies do not take this phenomenon into account, and therefore may be under- or over-estimating the true magnitude of gas emissions.

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NASA-NOAA satellite observes development of Tropical Storm Octave

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided infrared data that showed the development of Tropical Storm Octave in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Neoguri consolidating

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After Deaths, Amazon Lands on List of Most Dangerous Employers

In September, a 48-year-old Amazon worker named Billy Foister suffered a heart attack in a warehouse outside Columbus, Ohio. A few days before, Foister had been reprimanded by a manager two minutes after placing an item into the wrong box . But according to a report from The Guardian, when Foister fell to the ground during the heart attack, it took 20 minutes for anyone in the facility to notice

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Watch Astronaut Jessica Meir Tell Trump He's Wrong, From Space

Space Case On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump called NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch as they floated outside the International Space Station. The reason: to congratulate them on the first-ever all-woman spacewalk . Except that Trump got a key detail wrong, claiming that it was the first time a woman had been outside the space station for a spacewalk. And Meir was quick to corr

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Sexually transmitted disease rates are booming

STD rates have risen every year since 2013, with 2017 showing the largest increase. Syphilis passed from mothers to babies is causing easily preventable infant deaths. STDs are easy to cure so far — the key is getting regularly tested. None Every year from 2013 through 2017 the number of STD (sexually transmitted diseases) has gone up. 2017 was the worst of all, with 200,000 more cases than the p

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Mars once had salt lakes similar to Earth

Mars once had salt lakes that are similar to those on Earth and has gone through wet and dry periods, according to an international team of scientists that includes a Texas A&M University College of Geosciences researcher.

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Negative news coverage empowers collective action in minorities

When minorities perceive negative news about their racial ethnic groups as inaccurate, some believe they have the power to enact change.

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Russian Biologist Confirms He's Working on More CRISPR Babies

Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov is one step closer to creating CRISPR babies. On Friday, the journal Nature reported that Rebrikov claimed in an email sent the day prior that he had already used the gene-editing tech to tinker with the genetic code of donated humans eggs — a major step forward in his plan to edit human embryos to prevent children from inheriting their parents' deafness. Rebrikov

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Researcher Warns That 5G Might Actually Cause Cancer After All

As 5G cellular network tech looms, conventional wisdom dictates that cell phone radiation is more or less safe for humans . But writing for the widely respected magazine Scientific American , University of California, Berkeley, public health researcher Joel Moskowitz argues that we don't yet understand the risks — and that more study is necessary before we roll out 5G infrastructure. Moskowitz's

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Tom DeLonge's UFO Research Group Partners With US Army

Alien Allies In late September, alien and UFO research group To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences (TTSA) confirmed in a New York Times Q&A that it had obtained "exotic material samples from UFOs." At the time, a member of the Tom DeLonge-founded organization told the NYT that it was looking for partners to help it thoroughly analyze the samples — and now, the UFO research group claims it's p

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Scientists Are Now Detecting Stranded Whales From Orbit

Whale Woes Every year, hundreds of whales turn up on the Earth's coastlines. And while they're often already dead by the time they hit the beach, it's important for conservationists to detect stranding events as quickly as possible, since they can signal problems in the environment, such as harmful water contamination or algal blooms. Now, a team of scientists has published a study showing how sa

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Oops: Samsung Admits Anyone's Thumbprint Can Unlock Its New Phone

All Thumbs Tech giant Samsung has admitted to the BBC that a flaw with its flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone means that any thumbprint can unlock it — a flabbergasting security misstep for a leading iPhone competitor. The company also confirmed to CNBC that it's "aware of the case of S10's malfunctioning fingerprint recognition and will soon issue a software patch." Revolution #S10 The vulnerability

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Catholic Church Launches $109 Bluetooth "Click to Pray" Gadget

Rosary's Baby The Catholic Church has a new idea to promote religion in the age of smartphones : a $109 electronic rosary bracelet that guides users through traditional prayers. "Aimed at the peripheral frontiers of the digital world where the young people dwell, the Click To Pray eRosary serves as a technology-based teaching tool to help young people pray the Rosary for peace and to contemplate

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The Latest Urban Trend: Banning Cars on City Streets

Better Market Street On Tuesday, a San Francisco transportation board unanimously approved Better Market Street, an initiative banning cars — including Lyfts and Ubers — on one of the city's busiest stretches of road and located in the center of the world's tech capital. "A half million people walk on Market Street each day, yet it's one of our city's most dangerous streets for traffic crashes,"

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5 High-Tech Future Jobs You Can Train for Online

Major advancements in computer, information, and communication technologies over the last 20 years have changed our lives in innumerable ways. They've also brought about a rapid global economic shift, from an industrialized economy based on mass production, to a post-industrial economy based on information and digital computing technologies. As a result of this shift, future jobs will require cut

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Paris Zoo Unveils Bizarre "Blob" That Can Learn With No Brain

Blob Loblaw The Paris Zoological Park is unveiling a bizarre "blob" organism this weekend that can learn without a brain, digest food without a mouth or stomach, and rapidly heal itself after being chopped in half. "The blob is a living being which belongs to one of nature's mysteries," Bruno David, the director of the Paris Museum of Natural History, told Reuters . "It surprises us because it ha

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New Privacy Bill Could Send Mark Zuckerberg to Jail

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This Star Appears to Be Older Than the Universe

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Congress Is Preparing to Kill 2024 Moon Mission

The Money Pit In May, the Trump administration asked Congress to add $1.6 billion to NASA's 2020 budget to support an ambitious 2024 crewed mission to the Moon. But Congress still isn't convinced the mission needs to happen, let alone worth the extra funds. "NASA has not provided the committee with a full cost estimate despite repeated requests," Rep. Jose Serrano, chairperson of the subcommittee

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Agents Bust Massive Child Porn Site by Tracking Bitcoin Payments

Monetizing Suffering On Wednesday, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that investigators had taken down a massive child porn site called Welcome to Video (WTV) in March 2018. Unfortunately, WTV isn't the first website to host this type of horrifying content. But according to officials, it was one of the first to accept bitcoin payments in exchange for downloads — and it was t

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The One Daily Science and Technology Newsletter You Absolutely Need to Read

It's a wild, busy world. And you're just one busy person in it, moving about their life. Yeah: We get it. If only there were an easy way to get a quick-hit fix of the very latest, up-to-the-minute news on groundbreaking science and cutting-edge emergent technology. Only need-to-know information, all killer, no filler. And, let's say, it were as easy as getting it directly in your inbox, at a spec

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Scientists Call For Removal of App Claiming to Detect Gay DNA

Earlier this week, Futurism reported on the existence of a DNA test app called "How Gay Are You?" that claims to analyze data from commercial DNA tests — including those from 23andMe and MyHeritage — in order to detect users' sexualities. The app is based on questionable science that experts told us amounted to "garbage." And now, even the researchers who conducted the study the app cites as its

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US Army Is Building a Cannon That Can Shoot From NYC to Nashville

Distant Target In 2018, Gen. John "Mike" Murray told members of Congress that the U.S. Army was developing a cannon capable of hitting a target an incredible 1,850 kilometers (1,150 miles) away. Now, another Army official, Col. John Rafferty, has told Defense News that the Strategic Long Range Cannon project is about to undergo its first tests — and that the Army could demonstrate a working proto

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New Research: You Could Grow Crops in Martian Soil

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NASA Paid $5 Million to Make Sure SpaceX Workers Don't Smoke Weed

Space Out After SpaceX CEO Elon Musk smoked weed on Joe Rogan's podcast, NASA responded by requiring SpaceX to undergo a mandatory review to make sure employees didn't smoke weed while working on government contracts. But now Politico reports that NASA footed the bill for the review, paying SpaceX $5 million to reinforce workplace safety standards and conduct interviews with staff. When NASA had

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Watch Tesla Slam a Model 3 Into a Wall at High Speed

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Scientists Want to Grow Babies in Giant, Liquid-Filled Balloons

Premature birth is a leading cause of death among newborns, but a device that dramatically improves premies' chances of surviving may be just five years away. In 2018, designers Lisa Mandemaker and Hendrik-Jan Grievink teamed up with medical researcher Guid Oei to design a device that closely mimics the conditions found in the biological womb. The purpose of the artificial womb is to provide babi

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National Zoo Says Bye Bye to Bei Bei

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A new pesticide is all the buzz. The EPA has approved the first-ever bee-distributed pesticide for the US market

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The Army and a UFO Group Are Investigating…Something

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Australia is debating a vast underground pumped hydro 'battery': At full power output it would be roughly 10% of Australia's electricity production

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Are Aerospikes Better Than Bell Nozzles?

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I'm John Danaher, author of Automation and Utopia (Harvard University Press, 2019), Ask Me Anything

[Edit: Thanks for all the questions! Sorry if I didn't respond to some. Maybe next time] Hi Everybody, I'm an academic based at NUI Galway, Ireland. I have a long-time interest in the philosophy of technology, particularly in AI ethics, transhumanism, automation and the future of work. I've written about this extensively on my blog ( Philosophical Disquisitions ) and have just published a new boo

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All plastic waste could become new, high-quality plastic through advanced steam cracking. New technology breaks down any plastic waste to a molecular level.

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Oregon judge ordered woman to type in her iPhone passcode so police could search it for evidence against her

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New York City trades gas plants for the world's largest battery. Regulators have approved Ravenwood Development to build a 316 MW / 2,528 MWh energy storage facility across the East River from Manhattan to replace two gas peaker plants in Queens.

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Not Only Is China's 'UFO' Not Unidentified, It Probably Won't Fly – The "Super Great White Shark" uses a similar design to those abandoned by the US and Canada in the 1960s.

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A new pesticide is all the buzz – The EPA has approved the first-ever bee-distributed pesticide for the US market

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Army researchers test human-like robots

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NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Neoguri consolidating

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with a visible image of Tropical Storm Neoguri that showed it had become more organized over the previous 24 hours.

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Rapid increase in naloxone distribution after kits became available at Ontario pharmacies

The distribution of naloxone kits in Ontario increased rapidly after they were made available free of charge through community pharmacies and reached almost 68,000 people in a two-year period.

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Novel nanoprobes show promise for optical monitoring of neural activity

Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed ultrasensitive nanoscale optical probes to monitor the bioelectric activity of neurons and other excitable cells. This novel readout technology could enable scientists to study how neural circuits function at an unprecedented scale by monitoring large numbers of individual neurons simultaneously. It could also lead to high-bandwidth brain-machine interfa

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Electro-plasmonic nanoantenna: A nonfluorescent optical probe for ultrasensitive label-free detection of electrophysiological signals

Harnessing the unprecedented spatiotemporal resolution capability of light to detect electrophysiological signals has been the goal of scientists for nearly 50 years. Yet, progress toward that goal remains elusive due to lack of electro-optic translators that can efficiently convert electrical activity to high photon count optical signals. Here, we introduce an ultrasensitive and extremely bright

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Novel excitations near quantum criticality in geometrically frustrated antiferromagnet CsFeCl3

The investigation of materials that exhibit quantum phase transition provides valuable insights into fundamental problems in physics. We present neutron scattering under pressure in a triangular-lattice antiferromagnet that has a quantum disorder in the low-pressure phase and a noncollinear structure in the high-pressure phase. The neutron spectrum continuously evolves through critical pressure;

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Orbital-selective Kondo lattice and enigmatic f electrons emerging from inside the antiferromagnetic phase of a heavy fermion

Novel electronic phenomena frequently form in heavy-fermions because of the mutual localized and itinerant nature of f -electrons. On the magnetically ordered side of the heavy-fermion phase diagram, f -moments are expected to be localized and decoupled from the Fermi surface. It remains ambiguous whether Kondo lattice can develop inside the magnetically ordered phase. Using spectroscopic imaging

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Training of quantum circuits on a hybrid quantum computer

Generative modeling is a flavor of machine learning with applications ranging from computer vision to chemical design. It is expected to be one of the techniques most suited to take advantage of the additional resources provided by near-term quantum computers. Here, we implement a data-driven quantum circuit training algorithm on the canonical Bars-and-Stripes dataset using a quantum-classical hy

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Quantum image distillation

Imaging with quantum states of light promises advantages over classical approaches in terms of resolution, signal-to-noise ratio, and sensitivity. However, quantum detectors are particularly sensitive sources of classical noise that can reduce or cancel any quantum advantage in the final result. Without operating in the single-photon counting regime, we experimentally demonstrate distillation of

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High density of genuine growth twins in electrodeposited aluminum

We demonstrate electrodeposition as a synthesis method for fabrication of Al coatings, up to 10 μm thick, containing a high density of genuine growth twins. This has not been expected since the twin boundary energy of pure Al is very high. TEM methods were used to analyze deposited Al and its nanoscaled twins. DFT methods confirmed that the influence of the substrate is limited to the layers clos

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Intrinsically disordered proteins access a range of hysteretic phase separation behaviors

The phase separation behavior of intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs) is thought of as analogous to that of polymers that undergo equilibrium lower or upper critical solution temperature (LCST and UCST, respectively) phase transition. This view, however, ignores possible nonequilibrium properties of protein assemblies. Here, by studying IDP polymers (IDPPs) composed of repeat motifs that enco

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Electric dipole effect in PdCoO2/{beta}-Ga2O3 Schottky diodes for high-temperature operation

High-temperature operation of semiconductor devices is widely demanded for switching/sensing purposes in automobiles, plants, and aerospace applications. As alternatives to conventional Si-based Schottky diodes usable only at 200°C or less, Schottky interfaces based on wide-bandgap semiconductors have been extensively studied to realize a large Schottky barrier height that makes high-temperature

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Nontrivial quantum oscillation geometric phase shift in a trivial band

Quantum oscillations provide a notable visualization of the Fermi surface of metals, including associated geometrical phases such as Berry's phase, that play a central role in topological quantum materials. Here we report the existence of a new quantum oscillation phase shift in a multiband system. In particular, we study the ABA-trilayer graphene, the band structure of which is composed of a wea

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A Hitch at NASA Headquarters

Two astronauts spent their workday floating in outer space, their spacesuits tethered to the International Space Station so they didn't drift away. And for the first time in history, they were both women. Christina Koch and Jessica Meir began a five-and-a-half-hour spacewalk this morning to replace a battery component on the station's exterior. The device, which is used to charge the solar-powere

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Is Rwanda in line to become one of Africa's major tech hubs?

The recent announcement of the Mara phone, a smartphone manufactured entirely in Africa, has highlighted African countries' recent forays into the high-tech industry. The continent boasts more than 450 tech hubs, and while some countries have a larger market, Rwanda — where Mara phones are manufactured — is angling to become a major tech hotspot in East Africa. There's a lot of competition; what

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Futurity.org

Piranhas lose and regrow a bunch of teeth all at once

Piranhas lose all of the teeth on one side of their mouth at once and regrow them, new research affirms. This presumably happens to replace dulled teeth with brand new sharp spears for gnawing on prey. Years ago, scientists discovered that piranhas lose all the teeth on one side of their mouth and regrow them, but no museum specimens have ever shown this theory to be true, and there's no document

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Why modified carbon nanotubes can help the reproducibility problem

Scientists have conducted an in-depth study on how carbon nanotubes with oxygen-containing groups can be used to greatly enhance the performance of perovskite solar cells. The newly discovered self-recrystallization ability of perovskite could lead to improvement of low-cost and efficient perovskite solar cells.

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Deep learning method transforms shapes

Called LOGAN, the deep neural network, i.e., a machine of sorts, can learn to transform the shapes of two different objects, for example, a chair and a table, in a natural way, without seeing any paired transforms between the shapes.

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Red tide continues to spread around southwest Florida

Red tide algae showed up in test samples again this week, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's weekly report.

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Futurity.org

Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts still face huge hurdles

Despite the promise that the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts once held for American equality, signs of struggle and even regression around rights issues are evident across the United States, a historian explains. A cursory look at recent headlines tells a disheartening tale. "Segregation Has Been the Story of New York's Schools for 50 Years", reports the New York Times . Slate goes one step f

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Atmospheric pressure impacts greenhouse gas emissions from leaky oil and gas wells

Fluctuations in atmospheric pressure can heavily influence how much natural gas leaks from wells below the ground surface at oil and gas sites, according to new University of British Columbia research. However, current monitoring strategies do not take this phenomenon into account, and therefore may be under- or over-estimating the true magnitude of gas emissions.

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NASA-NOAA satellite observes development of Tropical Storm Octave

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided infrared data that showed the development of Tropical Storm Octave in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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Kayakers find partially fossilized bear skull in Kansas

Two sisters have found a partially fossilized bear skull while kayaking the Arkansas River in south-central Kansas.

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Science | The Guardian

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The Guardian view on creativity in schools: a missing ingredient | Editorial

Imagination should infuse teaching of science as well as the arts. Children are not pitchers to be filled with facts You can't see it, smell it, hear it. People disagree on how, precisely, to define it, or where, exactly, it comes from. It isn't a school subject or an academic discipline, but it can be learned. It is a quality that is required by artists. But it is also present in the lives of sci

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A new discovery: How our memories stabilize while we sleep

Scientists have shown that delta waves emitted while we sleep are not generalized periods of silence during which the cortex rests, as has been described for decades in the scientific literature. Instead, they isolate assemblies of neurons that play an essential role in long-term memory formation.

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ScienceDaily

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Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, scientists report.

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ScienceDaily

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Candidate Ebola vaccine still effective when highly diluted, macaque study finds

A single dose of a highly diluted VSV-Ebola virus (EBOV) vaccine — approximately one-millionth of what is in the vaccine being used to help control the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — remains fully protective against disease in experimentally infected monkeys, according to scientists. The investigators completed the dosage study using cynomolgus macaques and an u

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ScienceDaily

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Cutting-edge neuroethics with ground-breaking neurotechnologies

Scientists are developing powerful new devices and technologies to monitor and regulate brain activity. To ensure NIH keeps pace with rapid technological development and help clinicians and researchers ethically fit these new tools into practice, a new article highlights potential issues around and offers recommendations about clinical research with both invasive and noninvasive neural devices.

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ScienceDaily

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Stress in the powerhouse of the cell

Researchers discover a new principle — how cells protect themselves from mitochondrial defects.

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Viden

Japan importerer ebola og fire andre livsfarlige vira før OL

Myndighederne vil ruste sig mod et muligt sygdomsudbrud under legene.

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Phys.org

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South Africa to increase coal-fired energy, sparking climate outcry

South Africa's government announced Friday that the country would increase its use of coal-fired energy, provoking outrage from climate groups.

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Science News Daily

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dead at 62

Oracle on September 11, 2019, said Hurd was taking a leave of absence to address health related issues but didn't specify what exactly was wrong. Larry Ellison, Oracle's founder, executive chairman …

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Why modified carbon nanotubes can help the reproducibility problem

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) conducted an in-depth study on how carbon nanotubes with oxygen-containing groups can be used to greatly enhance the performance of perovskite solar cells. The newly discovered self-recrystallization ability of perovskite could lead to improvement of low-cost and efficient perovskite solar cells.

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Phys.org

New device to be tested off Outer Banks could help save sharks from commercial fishing all over the world

An Outer Banks fisherman next summer will test a device about the size of a spark plug that could save rare sharks.

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Zantac Recall Widens as Sanofi Pulls Its Drug Over Carcinogen Fears

The company's announcement follows decisions by Walgreens, CVS and others to remove the drug from their shelves and after other manufacturers recalled their products.

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Biology News – Evolution, Cell theory, Gene theory, Microbiology, Biotechnology

New device to be tested off Outer Banks could help save sharks from commercial fishing all over the world

An Outer Banks fisherman next summer will test a device about the size of a spark plug that could save rare sharks.

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Phys.org

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Big data, artificial intelligence to support research on harmful blue-green algae

A team of scientists from research centers stretching from Maine to South Carolina will develop and deploy high-tech tools to explore cyanobacteria in lakes across the East Coast.

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Phys.org

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Tennessee researchers join call for responsible development of synthetic biology

Engineering biology is already transforming technology and science, and a consortium of researchers across many disciplines in the international Genome Project-write is calling for more discussion among scientists, policy makers and the general public to shepherd future development. In a policy forum article published in the October 18 issue of Science, the authors outline the technological advanc

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Tennessee researchers join call for responsible development of synthetic biology

Engineering biology is already transforming technology and science, and a consortium of researchers across many disciplines in the international Genome Project-write is calling for more discussion among scientists, policy makers and the general public to shepherd future development. In a policy forum article published in the October 18 issue of Science, the authors outline the technological advanc

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Phys.org

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All plastic waste could become new, high-quality plastic through advanced steam cracking

A research group at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has developed an efficient process for breaking down any plastic waste to a molecular level. The resulting gases can then be transformed back into new plastics—of the same quality as the original. The new process could transform today's plastic factories into recycling refineries, within the framework of their existing infrastructure.

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Team Rick Finds A Gold Nugget! | Gold Rush

While cleaning out the wash-plant for Team Rick, Karla finds a gold nugget. Rick hopes it's the first of many. Stream Full Episodes of Gold Rush: https://go.discovery.com/tv-shows/gold-rush/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GoldRush/ https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Gold_Rush https://

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The Atlantic

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The Books Briefing: Trapped in a World That Uber Built

At CityLab , The Atlantic 's sibling site, we write about people in cities and other urban spaces who are trying to build a better present, as well as better futures. In today's Books Briefing, we're highlighting books that reveal what happens when these efforts go wrong. To use a trite but always resonant aphorism about literature: Truth can be stranger than fiction. The seeds that could grow in

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Is there anything we can do to tackle space debris?

Your space questions, answered.

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Creatine powers T cells' fight against cancer

The study, conducted in mice, is the first to show that creatine uptake is critical to the anti-tumor activities of killer T cells, the foot soldiers of the immune system.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Stress in the powerhouse of the cell

University of Freiburg researchers discover a new principle — how cells protect themselves from mitochondrial defects.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

NIH pairs cutting-edge neuroethics with ground-breaking neurotechnologies

With support from the National Institutes of Health's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative, scientists are developing powerful new devices and technologies to monitor and regulate brain activity. To ensure NIH keeps pace with rapid technological development and help clinicians and researchers ethically fit these new tools into practice, a paper recently

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Candidate Ebola vaccine still effective when highly diluted, macaque study finds

A single dose of a highly diluted VSV-Ebola virus (EBOV) vaccine — approximately one-millionth of what is in the vaccine being used to help control the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — remains fully protective against disease in experimentally infected monkeys, according to NIH scientists. The investigators completed the dosage study using cynomolgus macaques and

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Futurity.org

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Why Joe Biden's stutter is a big deal

Though former vice president and now Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has consistently been portrayed as gaffe-prone, many moments where he appears to struggle are due to his stutter, Eric S. Jackson says. Pundits and journalists describe Biden's speeches as filled with moments of "bumbling" and "stumbling," triggering questions about the candidate's mental fitness and hinting at possi

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Science News Daily

Pixel 4 turns up the heat on other Android phones, and not because of the camera – CNET

Commentary: Other Android makers had better follow suit.

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Science News Daily

Lebanon to tax calls on messaging apps

Lebanon on Thursday announced a new tax on internet calls made through messaging applications, a move meant to boost the cash-strapped state's revenues but which sparked widespread user outrage.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, scientists report.

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The Atlantic

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Radio Atlantic: Sanders vs. Warren

Subscribe to Radio Atlantic : Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher ( How to Listen ) This week, the fourth Democratic debate highlighted Elizabeth Warren's new front-runner status . It also marked the return to public events for Bernie Sanders, who showcased his energy following a heart attack and touted a key new endorsement from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The two progressive candidates haven't go

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Big Think

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The 'kids these days' effect: Why adults have criticized kids for millennia

Since at least 624 BCE, adults have been complaining about the "kids these days." A recent study examined the "kids these days" effect, finding two broad mechanisms that seem to contribute to adults' negative perception of kids. Interestingly, adults seem to maintain their biases about the younger generations even when they're made aware of those biases. None Got a problem with the "kids these da

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Nature

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Daily briefing: Why cigarette smoking increases the risk of diabetes

Nature, Published online: 18 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03186-z In mice, nicotine seems to mess with the signalling pathway that links the brain to the pancreas. Plus: a second scientist has moved closer to creating gene-edited babies and we remember the first person to walk in space.

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Science | The Guardian

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The week in wildlife – in pictures

A plucky otter, a mysterious blob and a Florida panther on the prowl Continue reading…

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Momentum Builds for Hydrogen Fuel in Japan, Australia

Lowered costs and the availability of renewable energy to produce hydrogen are raising interest in the fuel source — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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A new discovery: How our memories stabilize while we sleep

Scientists at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology (CNRS/Collège de France/INSERM) have shown that delta waves emitted while we sleep are not generalized periods of silence during which the cortex rests, as has been described for decades in the scientific literature. Instead, they isolate assemblies of neurons that play an essential role in long-term memory formation. These results

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Deep learning method that transforms shapes to be presented at SIGGRAPH Asia

Called LOGAN, the deep neural network, i.e., a machine of sorts, can learn to transform the shapes of two different objects, for example, a chair and a table, in a natural way, without seeing any paired transforms between the shapes. The team of researchers behind LOGAN, from Simon Fraser University, Shenzhen University, and Tel Aviv University, are set to present their work at ACM SIGGRAPH Asia h

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What's Behind The Research Funding Gap For Black Scientists?

Black scientists more often seek grants for community health studies, but molecular-level research proposals win more funding. More diversity throughout the process could help close the gap, says NIH. (Image credit: Will & Deni McIntyre/Science Source)

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What Is Death, Exactly?

Even in a hospital setting, the answer is far from straightforward — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Lifestyle is a threat to gut bacteria: Ötzi proves it, study shows

The evolution of dietary and hygienic habits in Western countries is associated with a decrease in the bacteria that help in digestion. These very bacteria were also found in the Iceman, who lived 5300 years ago, and are still present in non-Westernized populations in various parts of the world. The depletion of the microbiome may be associated with the increased prevalence, in Western countries,

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Biochemistry Research News — ScienceDaily

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A new stable form of plutonium discovered

Scientists have found a new compound of plutonium with an unexpected, pentavalent oxidation state. This new phase of plutonium is solid and stable, and may be a transient phase in radioactive waste repositories.

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Biochemistry Research News — ScienceDaily

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All plastic waste could become new, high-quality plastic through advanced steam cracking

A research group has developed an efficient process for breaking down any plastic waste to a molecular level. The resulting gases can then be transformed back into new plastics – of the same quality as the original. The new process could transform today's plastic factories into recycling refineries, within the framework of their existing infrastructure.

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Scientific American Content

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What Is Death, Exactly?

Even in a hospital setting, the answer is far from straightforward — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Development and analytical validation of a next-generation sequencing based microsatellite instabili

The assay has a clinically relevant 5-day turnaround time and can be conducted on as little as 20 ng genomic DNA with a batch size of up to forty samples in a single run. Assay performance with respect to accuracy, reproducibility, precision as well as control sample performance was estimated across a wide range of FFPE samples of multiple histologies to address pre-analytical variability, and ana

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Phys.org

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Can the design of a building improve the creative output of its occupants?

A ground-breaking study published in the September issue of the scholarly Creativity Research Journal found increased creativity in employees who worked in a building designed according to Maharishi Vastu architecture. In this first study of its kind, employees of an architecture and engineering firm, based in a major metropolitan city in the Eastern United States, moved into a Maharishi Vastu off

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Flexible, wearable supercapacitors based on porous nanocarbon nanocomposites

Evening gowns with interwoven LEDs may look extravagant, but the light sources need a constant power supply from devices that are as well wearable, durable, and lightweight. Chinese scientists have manufactured fibrous electrodes for wearable devices that are flexible and excel by their high energy density. A microfluidic technology was key for the preparation of the electrode material was a micro

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ScienceDaily

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Genes linked to sex ratio and male fertility in mice

Researchers find genes that help maintain the 50-50 balance between male and female offspring in mice — and that have major implications for male infertility.

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ScienceDaily

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Climate: Uncertainty in scientific predictions can help and harm credibility

The ways climate scientists explain their predictions about the impact of global warming can either promote or limit their persuasiveness.

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ScienceDaily

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A new stable form of plutonium discovered

Scientists have found a new compound of plutonium with an unexpected, pentavalent oxidation state. This new phase of plutonium is solid and stable, and may be a transient phase in radioactive waste repositories.

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ScienceDaily

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All plastic waste could become new, high-quality plastic through advanced steam cracking

A research group has developed an efficient process for breaking down any plastic waste to a molecular level. The resulting gases can then be transformed back into new plastics – of the same quality as the original. The new process could transform today's plastic factories into recycling refineries, within the framework of their existing infrastructure.

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ScienceDaily

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Easy at-home assessment of teeth grinding in sleep

An easy-to-use electrode set can assess sleep bruxism severity as well as a conventional polysomnography, a new study shows.

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ScienceDaily

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Preventing streptococci infections

Researchers have discovered an enzyme they believe could be key to preventing Group A Streptococcus infections that cause more than 500,000 deaths worldwide each year. The enzyme works through a novel mechanism of action that can also be found in other streptococcal species, increasing the impact and relevance of this finding.

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Sequences of African Genomes Highlights Long-Overlooked Diversity

An analysis of more than 400 human genomes from residents of 13 African countries presented at this week's annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics greatly expands our species' cataloged genetic diversity.

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Electric cloth

Evening gowns with interwoven LEDs may look extravagant, but the light sources need a constant power supply from devices that are as well wearable, durable, and lightweight. Chinese scientists have manufactured fibrous electrodes for wearable devices that are flexible and excel by their high energy density. A microfluidic technology was key for the preparation of the electrode material was a micro

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Ugandans and Kenyans in cities happy to pay for food that is more nutritious

Ugandans and Kenyans in poor urban households are willing to pay a premium for more nutritious flour, new research shows. The study, led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), addresses huge knowledge gaps on consumers in urban slums and their interest in buying motivated nutritionally enriched foods.

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Phys.org

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Bean tree plan to protect Amazon

Amazon deforestation could be slowed by planting bean trees that would keep soils fertile and help smallholders make a living.

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Phys.org

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Flexible, wearable supercapacitors based on porous nanocarbon nanocomposites

Evening gowns with interwoven LEDs may look extravagant, but the light sources need a constant power supply from devices that are as well wearable, durable, and lightweight. Chinese scientists have manufactured fibrous electrodes for wearable devices that are flexible and excel by their high energy density. Key for the preparation of the electrode material was a microfluidic technology, as shown i

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Phys.org

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Genes linked to sex ratio and male fertility in mice

One of the more recent trends among parents-to-be is the so-called gender reveal, a party complete with pink or blue cake to answer the burning question, "Is it a boy or girl?" After all, it's presumed that there's a 50-50 chance you'd have one or the other. In a new article published in Current Biology, Michigan Medicine researchers studying the sex chromosomes have discovered genes that, at leas

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Genes linked to sex ratio and male fertility in mice

One of the more recent trends among parents-to-be is the so-called gender reveal, a party complete with pink or blue cake to answer the burning question, "Is it a boy or girl?" After all, it's presumed that there's a 50-50 chance you'd have one or the other. In a new article published in Current Biology, Michigan Medicine researchers studying the sex chromosomes have discovered genes that, at leas

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Phys.org

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New stable form of plutonium discovered

An international team of scientists, led by the Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), have found a new compound of plutonium with an unexpected, pentavalent oxidation state, using the ESRF, the European Synchrotron, Grenoble, France. This new phase of plutonium is solid and stable, and may be a transient phase in radioactive waste repositories. The results are published this week in Angewan

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Science | The Guardian

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Just nipping out for a zero-gravity mocha! Moving to Mars review

Design Museum, London As this fascinating show makes clear, colonising the Red Planet will require technical genius – plus an eye for fashion and coffee you can drink upside-down 'Nuke Mars!" tweeted Elon Musk in August this year. Having launched a car into orbit and developed a self-landing rocket, the billionaire SpaceX founder seems to have set his sights on bombing the red planet . "T-shirt s

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A 'Menopause Champion' at Work? Yes. You Also Get Paid Leave.

A British broadcaster says its new menopause policy will help free up a "taboo" subject and close what has been called the "gender pain gap."

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Mystisk slim-organisme flytter ind i zoo: Den har 720 køn og kan hele sig selv

Organismen, der hverken er svamp, plante eller dyr, lever mange steder i verden.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Genes linked to sex ratio and male fertility in mice

Michigan Medicine researchers find genes that help maintain the 50-50 balance between male and female offspring in mice–and that have major implications for male infertility.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Discovery raises hopes of preventing streptococci infections

Researchers at the University of Dundee have discovered an enzyme they believe could be key to preventing Group A Streptococcus infections that cause more than 500,000 deaths worldwide each year.The enzyme works through a novel mechanism of action that can also be found in other streptococcal species, increasing the impact and relevance of this finding.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Lifestyle is a threat to gut bacteria: Ötzi proves it

The evolution of dietary and hygienic habits in Western countries is associated with a decrease in the bacteria that help in digestion. These very bacteria were also found in the Iceman, who lived 5300 years ago, and are still present in non-Westernized populations in various parts of the world. The depletion of the microbiome may be associated with the increased prevalence, in Western countries,

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Is exposure to disinfectants, cleaning products at work associated with COPD among female nurses?

This observational study investigated an association between exposure to disinfectants and cleaning products at work and risk of new cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among a large group of female nurses.

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Singularity Hub

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Why Principles Over Practices Are the Key to Timeless Success

Why do some leaders and teams achieve great success in complex, uncertain, and fast-changing environments, while others who are equally capable struggle? Earlier this year, I found myself in a room with the heads of various competing departments of a large, bureaucratic organization. They had been tasked with the development of a new product. They were all smart, experienced, and good at what the

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Ingeniøren

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Varmefølsomt kamera giver cyklister grønt lys

I Sola Kommune i Norge prioriteres cyklisterne: grønt for cykler – rødt for bilister. Sikre cykelkrydsninger blev langt billigere af at montere et varmefølsomt kamera til trafikstyringen fremfor at bygge en tunnel.

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Futurity.org

BreathJunior monitors sleeping babies with white noise

A new smart speaker skill called BreathJunior lets a device use white noise to both soothe sleeping babies and monitor their breathing and movement. The smart speaker plays white noise and records how the noise is reflected back to detect breathing motions of infants' tiny chests. When the researchers tested BreathJunior with five babies in a local hospital's neonatal intensive care unit, it dete

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With 'Avengers: Damage Control', ILMxLab and the Void Push VR to New Heights

A partnership between ILMxLab and the Void has already brought 'Star Wars' and Disney Animation to location-based VR. Now: the MCU.

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Varning för framtida avbrott i rymdväderprognoserna

Solen övervakas i dag med en åldrande flotta av satelliter. Om viktiga instrument i rymden slutar fungera riskerar det att bli luckor i bevakningen av solen, så att en solstorm kan drabba jorden utan förvarning. Det framgår i en europeisk forskarrapport om läget för arbetet med rymdväder i Europa. (Rymdväder är det gemensamma namnet för förhållandena på solen, i vinden av partiklar från solen, och

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Amid Private Dinners and False Advertising, Facebook Comes Under Fire

On Monday, Politico reported that Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting private, off-the-record dinners with prominent, and in some cases controversial, conservatives. The story broke during a week of intensified scrutiny of Facebook's role as an arbiter of truth in the public sphere.

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Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA may have helped early Melanesian people survive

A team of researchers from the U.S., Italy and France has found evidence that suggests DNA inherited from Neanderthals and Denisovans may have helped early Melanesian people survive in their island environment. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their genetic study of Melanesian people and what they found.

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Flamenco-dancing molecule may lead to better sunscreen

A molecule that protects plants from overexposure to harmful sunlight thanks to its flamenco-style twist could form the basis for a new longer-lasting sunscreen, researchers report. New research on the green molecule reveals that it absorbs ultraviolet light and then disperses it in a "flamenco-style" dance, making it ideal for use as a UV filter in sunscreens. The molecule is among a small numbe

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Neanderthal, Denisovan DNA Found Near Autism Genes in Modern Humans

Comparison of early Homo sapiens with Homoneanderthalensis. Credit: Wikipedia. One of the most interesting questions of hominin evolution is exactly how much of our vanished cousins remains in us. Between 1-4 percent of the modern human genome is derived from Neanderthals everywhere but sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, between 4-6 percent of the modern Melanesian genome has been shown to be deriv

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OnePlus 8 Pro leak shows a hole-punch screen and cutout camera – CNET

The next OnePlus device is starting to leak.

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US military retires floppy disks used by nuclear weapons system – CNET

The storage setup of an Air Force command and control system finally shakes off the '70s.

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Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA may have helped early Melanesian people survive

A team of researchers from the U.S., Italy and France has found evidence that suggests DNA inherited from Neanderthals and Denisovans may have helped early Melanesian people survive in their island environment. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their genetic study of Melanesian people and what they found.

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A love story for the coral reef crisis | Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Over the course of hundreds of scuba dives, marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson fell in love — with a fish. In this ode to parrotfish, she shares five reasons why these creatures are simply amazing (from their ability to poop white sand to make colorful "wardrobe changes") and shows what's at stake — for us and them — as climate change threatens the future of coral reefs.

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Can the design of a building improve the creative output of its occupants?

A study published in Creativity Research Journal found creativity increased in an architecture and engineering firm's employees after moving into a building designed according to Maharishi Vastu® architecture. They scored higher on Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking compared to scores four months earlier in their previous location. Verbal originality rose by 84%; figural originality, 48%; elabora

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All plastic waste could become new, high-quality plastic through advanced steam cracking

A research group at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has developed an efficient process for breaking down any plastic waste to a molecular level. The resulting gases can then be transformed back into new plastics – of the same quality as the original. The new process could transform today's plastic factories into recycling refineries, within the framework of their existing infrastructure

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A new stable form of plutonium discovered at the ESRF

An international team of scientists, led by the Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), have found a new compound of plutonium with an unexpected, pentavalent oxidation state, using the ESRF, the European Synchrotron., Grenoble, France This new phase of plutonium is solid and stable, and may be a transient phase in radioactive waste repositories. The results are published this week in Angewan

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New polysomnography electrode set enables easy at-home assessment of sleep bruxism

An easy-to-use electrode set can assess sleep bruxism severity as well as a conventional polysomnography, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.

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The Senate Must Rein In Trump

After President Donald Trump's disastrous decision to abandon the Kurds and withdraw our troops from northern Syria, Congress spent this past week trying to decide how best to respond. A resolution of denunciation? Tough sanctions on Turkey? Reconsider our relationship with Turkey? Convene the coalition against ISIS and consider how to recapture or even track the hundreds of escaped fighters? I t

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This Quiet Fault in Southern California Hadn't Moved in 500 Years. Now It's Slipping.

Earthquakes that shook Southern California in July set a nearby fault in motion.

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Origin and chemical makeup of Saturn's Moon Titan's dunes

Astronomers exposed acetylene ice — a chemical that is used on Earth in welding torches and exists at Titan's equatorial regions — at low temperatures to proxies of high-energy galactic cosmic rays.

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Researchers call for responsible development of synthetic biology

Engineering biology is transforming technology and science. Researchers outline the technological advances needed to secure a safe, responsible future.

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A higher resolution image of human lung development

Researchers provide clearer picture of how lungs develop and discover novel markers to differentiate populations of lung cells implicated in lung diseases of premature babies.

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Paving a way to achieve unexplored semiconductor nanostructures

A research team paved a way to achieve unexplored III-V semiconductor nanostructures. They grew branched GaAs nanowires with a nontoxic Bi element employing characteristic structural modifications correlated with metallic droplets, as well as crystalline defects and orientations. The finding provides a rational design concept for the creation of semiconductor nanostructures with the concentration

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A compound effective to chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells identified

A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs) has been identified, raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity.

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Phys.org

Use the Amazon's natural bounty to save it: experts

Brazilian prize-winning climatologist Carlos Nobre is calling for a bioeconomic plan to save the Amazon by drawing on its wealth of berries and nuts—an idea championed at a key Vatican summit.

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Biased memories lead to gripes about 'kids these days'

Grumbling about younger generations may be a result of faulty memories. Researcher John Protzko, a psychological scientist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, calls it the "kids these days effect." "Humanity has been lodging the same complaints against 'kids these days' for at least 2,600 years," says Protzko, who capped his estimate at 2.6 millennia only because some of the older sta

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Nitrogen-embedded polycyclic compound with strong antiaromaticity and stability

Nitrogen-embedded polycyclic compounds with strong antiaromaticity and stability were synthesized and isolated for the first time using pyrrole as a key unit. An expedited approach toward stable antiaromatic polycyclic compounds enables not only the revealing of its fundamental properties, but also its application to organic electronic materials.

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Communicating uncertainty about climate change

The ways climate scientists explain their predictions about the impact of global warming can either promote or limit their persuasiveness.

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First all-female spacewalking team makes history

The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid.

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Nonacus introduces ExomeCG product to simplify molecular and cytogenomics data generation and interpretation

New capture kit product will enable whole exome sequencing and targeted copy number analysis in a single assay

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Modern Warfare Battle Pass, campaign trailer and everything else we know – CNET

Another remake for 2019.

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Evolution tells us we might be the only intelligent life in the universe

Are we alone in the universe? It comes down to whether intelligence is a probable outcome of natural selection, or an improbable fluke. By definition, probable events occur frequently, improbable events occur rarely—or once. Our evolutionary history shows that many key adaptations—not just intelligence, but complex animals, complex cells, photosynthesis, and life itself—were unique, one-off events

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IDT launches custom enrichment panels for faster, lower cost NGS at ASHG 2019

NGS Discovery Pools enable larger custom panels and low sample numbers to speed up discovery

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Evolution tells us we might be the only intelligent life in the universe

Are we alone in the universe? It comes down to whether intelligence is a probable outcome of natural selection, or an improbable fluke. By definition, probable events occur frequently, improbable events occur rarely—or once. Our evolutionary history shows that many key adaptations—not just intelligence, but complex animals, complex cells, photosynthesis, and life itself—were unique, one-off events

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IDT launches custom enrichment panels for faster, lower cost NGS at ASHG 2019

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ATCC launches first portal of whole-genome sequences based on authenticated biological standards

ATCC Genome Portal Provides Access to Reference-quality Genomes, Enabling Increased Confidence in Research

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Greater Adria, a lost continent hiding in plain sight

Following a 10-year survey, geologists discover a lost continent in the Mediterranean. 'Greater Adria' existed for 100 million years, and was probably "great for scuba diving". Most of it has been swallowed up by Earth's mantle, but bits of it survive. Complex geology Move over, Atlantis. Not all lost continents are myths; here's one whose existence has just been verified by science. Greater Adri

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On Being Happy for and Jealous of a Friend at the Same Time

Every week, The Friendship Files features a conversation between The Atlantic 's Julie Beck and two or more friends, exploring the history and significance of their relationship. This week she talks with two best friends who met in college and are now both novelists with books coming out in early 2020. They discuss how they consider their friendship to be more on the level of a partnership, how s

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What Ballooning Carbon Emissions Will Do to Trees

Apart from the experts, few people realize that climate change could be worse. Every year, trees, shrubs, and every other kind of plant absorb 9 billion tons of CO 2 —one quarter of what we let loose from our tailpipes and smokestacks—and help slow the gas's accumulation in the atmosphere. If not for the world's photosynthesizers, the concentration of CO 2 in the air, along with Earth's temperatu

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The Unraveling of Donald Trump

The country is entering a new and precarious phase, in which the central question about President Donald Trump is not whether he is coming unstrung, but rather just how unstrung he is going to get. The boiling mind of Trump has spawned a cottage industry for cognitive experts who have questioned whether he is, well, all there. But as the impeachment inquiry barrels ahead on Capitol Hill, several

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Could an Astronaut Lost in Space Use Gravity to Get Around?

With some basic physics, there are several ways to figure it out in real time. Which is good, because you're going to run out of air.

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Adoption and fostering: Matching religion and ethnicity makes for happier families

There are around 75,000 children in England who live in care—73% of these children will be fostered and for 3% of these children adoption will be their route to a loving, safe and permanent home.

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A higher resolution image of human lung development

Researchers at CHLA provide clearer picture of how lungs develop and discover novel markers to differentiate populations of lung cells implicated in lung diseases of premature babies.

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Pensionering inget stort hot mot den psykiska hälsan

I sin avhandling undersökte Isabelle Hansson förändringar i livstillfredsställelse under åren före och efter pensioneringen. Syftet var att förstå vilka som hanterar pensionsövergången bra och vilka som upplever svårigheter. Resultaten visar att majoriteten hanterar övergången bra och rapporterar högre livstillfredsställelse de första åren efter att de lämnat arbetet. – De flesta är bra på att an

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New England Biolabs® launches NEBNext Direct® Genotyping Solution for cost-effective, sequence-based genotyping in AgBio applications

New kit offers plant breeders a more targeted high-throughput solution using novel target enrichment technology.

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2 in 5 young adults have untreated substance use disorder

A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder, and in some cases, multiple substance use disorders, and not seeking help, according to a study. Two in every five young adults reported a past-year SUD, consistent with the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders criteria, says Brooke Arterberry, lead author of the study and assistant professor of ps

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Image: Hubble snags starry galaxy

In this image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, the galaxy NGC 4380 looks like a special effect straight out of a science fiction or fantasy film, swirling like a gaping portal to another dimension.

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More than just whale food: Krill's influence on carbon dioxide and global climate

Antarctic krill are well-known for their role at the base of the Southern Ocean food web, where they're food for marine predators such as seals, penguins and whales.

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Discovery raises hopes of preventing streptococci infections

Researchers at the University of Dundee have discovered an enzyme they believe could be key to preventing Group A Streptococcus infections that cause more than 500,000 deaths worldwide each year.

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Europe's largest meteorite crater home to deep ancient life

Fractured rocks of impact craters have been suggested to host deep microbial communities on Earth, and potentially other terrestrial planets, yet direct evidence remains elusive. In a new study published in Nature Communications, a team of researchers shows that the largest impact crater in Europe, the Siljan impact structure, Sweden, has hosted long-term deep microbial activity.

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Professional thesis survey

Hi guys, I'm writing a professional thesis for my last school year, and I have to get feedback from people working in IT. It is about blockchain for companies. If you have 2mn, here is the link to the google form : https://forms.gle/w3u2TgU57vTTKvta8 Thanks a lot! 🙂 submitted by /u/Vincent-H67 [link] [comments]

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Fast new 3D printing method creates objects as big as an adult human

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Ways to mitigate artificial intelligence problems

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Highest throughput 3D printer is the future of manufacturing: Rapid manufacturing on-demand could make parts-warehousing and expensive molds a thing of the past

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Broward will use artificial intelligence to improve your commute. Think of it as the 'county brain.'

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Saagar Enjeti praises Yang for bringing threat of automation to forefront at Ohio debate

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Opinion | Why Is Andrew Yang So Afraid of Automation?

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Qatar now so hot it has started air-conditioning the outdoors – Giant coolers in public areas accelerating climate crisis further by using electricity from fossil fuels

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Fast new 3D printing method creates objects as big as an adult human, overcoming limitations caused by heat buildup from the exothermic polymerization process.

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Hawaii's Push To Plant Millions Of Trees: Climate change, bureaucracy and goats are all complicating efforts to combat carbon emissions with more greenery.

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Russian 'CRISPR-baby' scientist has started editing genes in eggs from a deaf woman – Denis Rebrikov also told Nature that he does not plan to implant gene-edited embryos until he gets regulatory approval.

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Russia's Thawing Permafrost May Cost Economy $2.3 Billion a Year. By 2050, warming may affect about a fifth of structures and infrastructure across the permafrost area, costing some $84 billion

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Energy flow in the nano range

Plants and bacteria can capture the energy of sunlight with light-harvesting antennas and transfer it to a reaction center. Transporting energy efficiently and in a targeted fashion in a minimum of space is also of interest to engineers. If they were to master as well as microorganisms, they could significantly improve photovoltaics and optoelectronics.

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Discovery raises hopes of preventing streptococci infections

Researchers at the University of Dundee have discovered an enzyme they believe could be key to preventing Group A Streptococcus infections that cause more than 500,000 deaths worldwide each year.

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Phys.org

Energy flow in the nano range

Plants and bacteria can capture the energy of sunlight with light-harvesting antennas and transfer it to a reaction center. Transporting energy efficiently and in a targeted fashion in a minimum of space is also of interest to engineers. If they were to master as well as microorganisms, they could significantly improve photovoltaics and optoelectronics.

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Mathematicians report way to facilitate problem solving in queueing theory

RUDN University mathematicians proved a theorem that will facilitate the solution of problems in queueing theory—a branch of mathematics that describes query chains, for example, in the service sector. These results can be applied in industry, information technology, and neural networks theory. The study is published in Engineering and Informational Sciences.

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Habitat for Disease: Disrupting the Tumor Microenvironment

Download this eBook to learn about improving the translational value of data obtained from 2D cell culture, characterizing spatially chaotic niches and quantitatively measuring cell heterogeneity, as well as dissecting signaling pathways in the TME!

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Nobel Laureate Prof. John B. Goodenough discusses lithium-ion batteries in Science China Chemistry

Prof. Goodenough recently published a perspective article entitled 'A Perspective on the Li-Ion Batteries' in Science China Chemistry and discussed the history, current challenges, and promising research directions of lithium-ion batteries, the ubiquitous energy-storage devices in electronics.

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Tennessee researchers join call for responsible development of synthetic biology

Engineering biology is transforming technology and science. Researchers in the international Genome Project-write, including two authors from the UTIA Center for Agricultural Synthetic Biology, outline the technological advances needed to secure a safe, responsible future in the Oct. 18 issue of Science.

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Can Love Actually Last?

Dr. Ellen Hendriksen looks at the many permutations of love, including everlasting love, which, it turns out, doesn't just happen in fairytales — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Uråldrigt liv upptäckt i Siljans meteoritkrater

En stor del av livet på vår planet finns gömt under våra fötter, i en miljö som kallas djupbiosfären och som sträcker sig flera kilometer ner i berget. Meteoritnedslag kan ha påverkat kolonisering av denna karga livsmiljö eftersom den uppspruckna berggrunden ger plats för mikrobiella samhällen, och hettan ger upphov till livsviktig cirkulation av vatten och gaser. Meteoritnedslag kan därmed stimu

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Dyson dropper planer om at udfordre Tesla med ny elbil

Investeringerne på mere end 21 milliarder danske kroner vil i stedet blive brugt til at udvikle en række andre teknologier.

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Can Love Actually Last?

Dr. Ellen Hendriksen looks at the many permutations of love, including everlasting love, which, it turns out, doesn't just happen in fairytales — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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University of Hawaii team unravels origin, chemical makeup of Titan's dunes

The UH Manoa team exposed acetylene ice–a chemical that is used on Earth in welding torches and exists at Titan's equatorial regions — at low temperatures to proxies of high-energy galactic cosmic rays.

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'I Snapchat and drive!'

Researchers from the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety-Queensland (CARRS-Q) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) surveyed drivers aged 17 to 25 and found one in six used the social app Snapchat while behind the wheel.

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A compound effective to chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells identified

A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs) has been identified, raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity.

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EurekAlert! – Breaking News

Paving a way to achieve unexplored semiconductor nanostructures

A research team of Ehime University paved a way to achieve unexplored III-V semiconductor nanostructures. They grew branched GaAs nanowires with a nontoxic Bi element employing characteristic structural modifications correlated with metallic droplets, as well as crystalline defects and orientations. The finding provides a rational design concept for the creation of semiconductor nanostructures wit

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Nature

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Becoming a parent in graduate school shaped my approach to work–life balance

Nature, Published online: 18 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03162-7 Karishma Kaushik thinks that learning to share details of her personal life at work has made her a better academic mentor.

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The Atlantic

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A Man Moves Into a Lighthouse. Strangeness Ensues.

Through almost every moment of The Lighthouse , there's a howling noise in the background, a foghorn that grimly warns passing ships of danger ahead. That honking is the sonic foundation of Robert Eggers's new film, a striking exercise in psychological torment from the man who made The Witch in 2015. The remote, desolate lighthouse that Winslow (Robert Pattinson) moves into at the start of the fi

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Most people don't gain weight after a breakup

On average, people don't report gaining weight after a relationship ends, according to new research on the German concept of "kummerspeck." "Kummerspeck," which is excess weight gain due to emotional eating, literally translates to "grief bacon." "Food was much scarcer in the ancestral environment, so if your partner abandoned you, it could have made gathering food much harder," says Marissa Harr

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Futurity.org

Does early lead exposure rob kids of sleep later?

Lead exposure in young children may make it harder for them to sleep well later, which may in turn affect their cognitive abilities, according to a new study. "One of the most consistent adverse consequences of lead exposure in kids is poor neurocognitive outcomes. And we also know that suboptimal sleep is highly related to neurocognitive issues in kids," says Erica Jansen, research assistant pro

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Scientific Prose

Many folks have noted this advice from well-known novelist Cormac McCarthy on writing scientific papers, usually with a sense of disbelief that he has anything to do with scientific papers at all. I felt the same way, but he's been associated with the Santa Fe Institute (physics and math) for some years now, and has been providing editing help. (Edit: fixed the first line of this post on writing

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Ever wondered why your wine is weeping? Blame shock waves.

For centuries, scientists have pondered the "tears" that form in wine glasses. Now they think they know how it happens.

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Cosmos Magazine

What you might have missed

The power of mating for life, distant exoplanets that could be similar to Earth and the 2019 Nobels' wrap up – here are some highlights from a week in science.

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Wired

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Riot Games Makes More Than Just 'League of Legends' Now

The developer just announced a slew of new games. Also, 'Fortnite' is back from the dead.

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The Atlantic

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A Strange New Culprit Behind Eating Disorders

In 2007, Carlo Carandang, then an attending physician at a hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia, saw a most unusual patient: an 8-year-old boy who had recently adopted some strange beliefs, all while losing 18 pounds. The boy thought that nurses were "evil," and that he could inject other people with his fat cells simply by walking past them. The boy's symptoms had begun a few months prior. After his

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The Atlantic

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Letter: Justin Trudeau 'Exploited the Culture of the "Woke"'

The Woke Will Always Break Your Heart In September, Time obtained photographs of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in brownface at a 2001 party. After the images surfaced, Stephen Marche wrote that Canadian progressives must decide, as they prepare to vote in Monday's federal election, whether they care more about Trudeau's policy achievements or the pursuit of social and cultural change thr

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XC40 Recharge: Volvo's First Electric Car, Under $48,000 After Credits

Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD , here in Sage Green. Promise kept: Volvo said it would launch a new electric vehicle each year for the next five years. That began this week with the announcement of the Volvo XC40 Recharge. It will ship in the fall of 2020 as a 2021 model. Volvo projects a 248-mile driving range based on European standards, which translates to something closer to 200-plus miles. This

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Is your horse normal? Now there's an app for that

Since ancient times, horse behavior, and the bond between horses and humans, has been a source of intrigue and fascination.

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China Needs Stronger Ethical Safeguards in Biomedicine

As the country seeks to become a research powerhouse, it must rectify worrisome practices — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Phys.org

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Oddness of Australian creatures goes way back

Australian creatures like the echidna and the koala are celebrated for their oddness. The fossil record shows that this oddity reaches far back into prehistory, as illustrated in the form of a fossil horseshoe crab found in Tasmania that has been renamed by UNE paleontologist Dr. Russell Bicknell.

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Phys.org

Is your horse normal? Now there's an app for that

Since ancient times, horse behavior, and the bond between horses and humans, has been a source of intrigue and fascination.

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ScienceDaily

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Croissant making inspires renewable energy solution

The art of croissant making has inspired researchers to find a solution to a sustainable energy problem.

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Ingeniøren

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'Lykke' eller 'Surt'?: Hvad skal Danmarks exo-planet hedde?

Du kan være med til at navngive et exoplanetsystem, som dansk professor var med til at opdage. Vælg mellem fem sæt navne til planet og stjerne.

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ScienceDaily

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Newly discovered virus infects bald eagles across America

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown virus infecting nearly a third of America's bald eagle population. Scientists found the virus while searching for the cause of Wisconsin River Eagle Syndrome, an enigmatic disease endemic to bald eagles near the Lower Wisconsin River. The newly identified bald eagle hepacivirus, or BeHV, may contribute to the fatal disease, which causes eagles to st

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NeuroLogica Blog

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Diffusion of Responsibility

I still remember the PSA of the crying American Indian, sad because of all the trash that the modern world was spreading in the previously pristine environment. It was powerful, and it had a real impact on me. The ad was sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, and I (like most everyone else) assumed this was an environmental group interested in keeping America beautiful. Actually the piece was a cle

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Science | The Guardian

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Nasa astronauts complete first ever all-female spacewalk

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, tasked with replacing faulty device at International Space Station, embarked on 'historic' effort Two Nasa astronauts have embarked on the first all-female space walk in a historic first. Christina Koch and Jessica Meir floated feet-first out of the International Space Station's (ISS) Quest airlock on Friday lunchtime UK time, tasked with replacing a failed power

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DeepMind AI beats humans at deciphering damaged ancient Greek tablets

An AI was trained on thousands of ancient Greek engravings to fill the gaps where there are missing or damaged words

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A Netflix Series Explores the Brave New World of Crispr

From malaria-ridden villages in Burkina Faso to fertility clinics in Ukraine, *Unnatural Selection* takes viewers deep into the gene-editing revolution.

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Science Magazine

How the world's largest geode grew to half the size of a small bedroom

The giant Pulpí Geode formed in hot mineral-rich water between 2 million and 60,000 years ago

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Wired

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Facial Recognition Is Coming to a School Near You

WIRED Editor in Chief Nicholas Thompson joins us for a special edition of this week's podcast, to discuss Facebook, Google, and facial recognition technology.

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Wired

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The Best Mobile Games For Your Hectic Commute

Whether you're holding the handrail, cradling an infant, or guarding a bag, these one-handed games will make your crowded ride a little more bearable.

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Phys.org

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Glowing to the bottom

In the dark depths of the ocean, pretty much the only sources of light are the animals that live there. Whether flashing, glimmering, or emitting glowing liquids, many deep-sea animals are able to produce light (bioluminesce). MBARI researchers recently found that animals that live on the seafloor are much less likely to produce light than those swimming or drifting in the "midwater."

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Quantum spacetime on a quantum simulator

Quantum simulation plays an irreplaceable role in diverse fields, beyond the scope of classical computers. In a recent study, Keren Li and an interdisciplinary research team at the Center for Quantum Computing, Quantum Science and Engineering and the Department of Physics and Astronomy in China, U.S. Germany and Canada. Experimentally simulated spin-network states by simulating quantum spacetime t

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Biology News – Evolution, Cell theory, Gene theory, Microbiology, Biotechnology

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Glowing to the bottom

In the dark depths of the ocean, pretty much the only sources of light are the animals that live there. Whether flashing, glimmering, or emitting glowing liquids, many deep-sea animals are able to produce light (bioluminesce). MBARI researchers recently found that animals that live on the seafloor are much less likely to produce light than those swimming or drifting in the "midwater."

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Cykelhjälm gör dig inte mer våghalsig

Redan på 1990-talet undersökte forskare sambandet mellan cykelbeteende och hjälm. Men en övergripande slutsats utifrån alla individuella studier har saknats – fram till nu. Forskare från bland annat Stressforskningsinstitutet har nämligen gjort en genomgång av alla de studier som finns publicerade i ämnet. – Det vi kunde slå fast var att det saknas stöd för teorin om ökad risk, säger Igor Radun, s

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Image of the Day: Brains and Braincases

The skull changed shape in different ways than the brain during evolution, according to a new comparative study.

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The Milky Way Stole Its Cosmic Neighbors from Another Galaxy

Our home galaxy stole several dwarf galaxies that used to belong to the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a galaxy near the Milky Way.

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What's behind surge in unaccompanied minors crossing southern U.S. border?

In 2010, just over 18,000 unaccompanied minors were detained by U.S. immigration authorities crossing the U.S-Mexico border. The number spiked to crisis levels in 2014, but then decreased. Now the numbers are rising again, with more than 72,000 unaccompanied children apprehended this year as of August. Lauren R. Aronson, an associate clinical professor of law and the director of the Immigration La

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Phys.org

Nitrogen-embedded polycyclic compound with strong antiaromaticity and stability

Nitrogen-embedded polycyclic compounds with strong antiaromaticity and stability were synthesized and isolated for the first time using pyrrole as a key unit. An expedited approach toward stable antiaromatic polycyclic compounds enables not only the revealing of its fundamental properties, but also its application to organic electronic materials.

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Phys.org

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Surfing on waves in a one-dimensional quantum liquid

Physicists from the University of Luxembourg, together with international collaborators, have recently published an article in the internationally renowned journal Physical Review Letters. In this article, they demonstrate how quantum-mechanical interference effects could allow experimenters to better study the properties of particles trapped in quantum liquids via resonances in the absorption spe

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Paving a way to achieve unexplored semiconductor nanostructures

A research team of Ehime University paved a way to achieve unexplored III-V semiconductor nanostructures. They grew branched GaAs nanowires with a nontoxic Bi element employing characteristic structural modifications correlated with metallic droplets, as well as crystalline defects and orientations. The finding provides a rational design concept for the creation of semiconductor nanostructures wit

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What Is the Cryosphere?

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Manufacturing minerals could transform the gem market, medical industries, and mitigate climate change

Last month, scientists uncovered a mineral called Edscottite. Minerals are solid, naturally occurring substances that are not living, such as quartz or hematite. This new mineral was discovered after an examination of the Wedderburn Meteorite, a metallic-looking rock found in Central Victoria back in 1951.

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Phys.org

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An evolution in the understanding of evolution

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What You Can't See Can Hurt You

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Scientists develop a lithium-ion battery that won't catch fire

A flexible lithium-ion battery designed by a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and built to operate under extreme conditions—including cutting, submersion, and simulated ballistic impact—can now add incombustible to its résumé.

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Phys.org

A better way to screen cats for heart disease

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Technology exposed Syrian war crimes over and over. Was it for nothing?

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A better way to screen cats for heart disease

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Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir in all-women spacewalk

Two female astronauts made history as they replaced a power unit on the International Space Station.

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Rolls-Royce Turns a 747 Into a Flying Lab for New Engines

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Can Tiny Glass Beads Keep Arctic Ice From Melting? Maaaybe

A geoengineering nonprofit wants to spread silicate beads over polar sea ice to prevent the absorption of heat, but some scientists have their doubts.

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Tattoos Won't Boost Your Immune System

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Svenska Jessica Meir är just nu på den internationella rymdstationen ISS, redo att göra sin första rymdpromenad. Som astronaut får hon många frågor om sitt yrke. Här, i ett bakom kulisserna-klipp från Skavlan 2017, ger hon svar på de tre vanligaste frågorna om hennes jobb.

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What You Can't See Can Hurt You

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'Fitness-app' til piloter skal spare Norwegian for ét af hver 50 ton fuel

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Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how

An article recently published in Science, titled "The global tree restoration potential," presented what it called "the most effective solution at our disposal to mitigate climate change." The lead author is Jean-François Bastin, an ecologist affiliated with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). The article reports the results of a study in which Bastin and collaborators used rem

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Imaging combined with genetic screening of cells enhances genomic discoveries

Scientists routinely use genetic screens to perturb, or change the activity of, genes in mammalian cells, one at a time, to learn what those genes do. Pooled screens take this same approach but typically involve many more genetic perturbations across the whole genome. However, with pooled screens, scientists could only track cell survival and other simple whole-cell measurements.

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Canada's ClimateData Web Portal: Normal Science, Not Fake

In August, the Canadian government launched a new website called ClimateData.ca which "provides engineers, public health professionals, urban planners, mayors, and anyone else doing long-term planning with user-friendly climate change information, data, resources and tools" ( press release ). The website uses past weather data from 1950-2011 along with computer modelling to project the possible f

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Imaging combined with genetic screening of cells enhances genomic discoveries

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New catalyst helps turn carbon dioxide into fuel

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Stress test separates tough bacteria from the tender

Bacteria. Sometimes we can't live with 'em, but there's a growing appreciation that we can't live without 'em. Whether it's disease-causing pathogens or beneficial species that live in communities known as microbiomes, scientists agree on one thing—we need to know more about bacteria, particularly how they are built and how they live together.

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Molecules in Blood Spike Hours before Seizures

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'Get Over It'

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Stress test separates tough bacteria from the tender

Bacteria. Sometimes we can't live with 'em, but there's a growing appreciation that we can't live without 'em. Whether it's disease-causing pathogens or beneficial species that live in communities known as microbiomes, scientists agree on one thing—we need to know more about bacteria, particularly how they are built and how they live together.

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To Tackle Drug Use, Researchers and People With Addiction Alike Turn to Online Forums

Today, online forum threads about drug use aren't just of interest to the site's users. As the opioid epidemic worsens, claiming about 130 lives a day in 2018 in the United States alone, a cadre of researchers is looking for solutions to addiction and overdoses in the sprawl of drug forums.

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The Intelligence Fallout From Trump's Withdrawal in Syria

This version of the forever war in Iraq and Syria was built around the work done by local U.S. allies. The fight against ISIS was America's, but it was also being fought by Syrians, Kurds, and Iraqis—a U.S. strategy known as "by, with, and through." It meant that local troops carried out ground fighting in battles drawn up by American war planners. It meant that they received arms, training, and

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AI Bias Adds Complexity To AI Systems

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How to improve a huge super-resolution microscope: shrink it

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The great hack: A famous fraudster explains the Equifax data breach

Legendary con-man-turned-FBI-consultant Frank W. Abagnale breaks down the 2017 Equifax data breach. Hackers were able to access the personal data of millions of Americans through faulty software — and they might wait years before using the stolen social security numbers and dates of birth. Abagnale blames Equifax for this oversight. If a company is entrusted with an individual's personal data the

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Trump Calls NASA Astronauts as They Conduct the First All-Female Spacewalk

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Democrats Are Hypocrites for Condemning Trump Over Syria

On Tuesday night, the Democratic presidential candidates vied with one another to offer the harshest condemnation of President Donald Trump's abrupt withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria. Joe Biden called it "the most shameful thing that any president has done in modern history … in terms of foreign policy." Elizabeth Warren said Trump "has cut and run on our allies," and "created a b

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The Atlantic

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The Not-Com Bubble Is Popping

It is easy to look at today's crop of sinking IPOs—like Uber, Lyft, and Peloton—or scuttled public offerings, like WeWork, and see an eerie resemblance to the dot-com bubble that popped in 2000. Both then and now , consumer-tech companies spent lavishly on advertising and struggled to find a path to profit. Both then and now , companies that bragged about their ability to change the world admitte

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forskning.se

Ångkrackning gör allt plastskräp som nytt igen

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Undark Magazine

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Deep Time, and the Precarious Future of Humanity

Time is key to understanding the risk of human extinction. For manmade threats like A.I., biotech, or nuclear war, existential calamity can strike in a blink. But for natural existential threats, like asteroid impacts and supervolcanoes, we need to think on a time scale far longer than human civilization.

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Gigtforeningen sætter ansigter på mennesker med gigtsygdomme

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Whole genome sequencing could help save pumas from inbreeding

When students at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) found a dead mule deer on campus, they figured it had been killed by coyotes. Wildlife biologist Chris Wilmers rigged up a video camera to spy on the carcass at night. But the animal that crept out of the shadows to dine on the deer was no coyote—it was a mountain lion.

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Newly discovered virus infects bald eagles across America

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown virus infecting nearly a third of America's bald eagle population.

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Whole genome sequencing could help save pumas from inbreeding

When students at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) found a dead mule deer on campus, they figured it had been killed by coyotes. Wildlife biologist Chris Wilmers rigged up a video camera to spy on the carcass at night. But the animal that crept out of the shadows to dine on the deer was no coyote—it was a mountain lion.

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Newly discovered virus infects bald eagles across America

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown virus infecting nearly a third of America's bald eagle population.

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Tværsektorielle møder sikrer fælles indsats for patienter med psykisk sygdom

I Region Hovedstaden og regionens kommuner er netværksmødet mellem fagpersoner sat i system og styrket. Her lægger parter på tværs af sektorer sammen med borgeren med psykisk sygdom én plan for behandlingen.

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Forskningsprojekt skal give patienter med kronisk gigt et bedre liv

Mål med forskningsprojekt på Videncenter for Reumatologi og Rygsygdomme på Rigshospitalet er at ruste gigtpatienter bedre til et liv med kronisk sygdom.

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Whole genome sequencing could help save pumas from inbreeding

The first complete genetic sequences of individual mountain lions point the way to better conservation strategies for saving threatened populations of the wild animals.

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Croissant making inspires renewable energy solution

The art of croissant making has inspired researchers from Queen Mary University of London to find a solution to a sustainable energy problem.

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New diagnostic method finds aggressive tumors

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed a new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumors that tend to be very aggressive, and therefore need to be treated more aggressively. The technique is presented in the scientific journal Nature Communications.

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