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Spørg Fagfolket: Hvorfor 3D-printer man ikke vindmøllevingerne?

En læser undrer sig over, hvorfor vindmøllevinger stadig bliver støbt i stedet for at blive printet på store 3D-printere. Det svarer forsker fra DTU Vindenergi på.

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How quantum computing might go mainstream

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Science Communication 101

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The First Reused Spacecraft, 56 Years Ago

A record-breaking altitude and a few minutes of weightlessness in an extraordinary vehicle — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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For patients with diabetes, ticagrelor reduced heart attacks, strokes

In late-breaking clinical trial results presented in a Hot Line Session today at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2019, investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Greater Paris University Hospitals — AP-HP/Université de Paris presented the results from The Effect of Ticagrelor on Health Outcomes in Diabetes Mellitus Patients Intervention Study (THEMIS).

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Preserved heart failure trial misses endpoint, but drug may benefit some patients

The team reports that, overall, the drug sacubitril-valsartan did not significantly reduce heart failure hospitalizations and cardiovascular death compared to valsartan alone, but the data suggest benefit for patients in the lower ejection fraction range, for which there currently exists no approved therapies.

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Screening for genetic high cholesterol could help patients and families avoid heart attack

Genetic high cholesterol is underdiagnosed and undertreated, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. Screening could identify patients and family members affected by the condition so that lifestyle changes and treatments can be started to prevent heart attack and stroke.

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Symptoms of depression in caregivers may predict future health problems

Caregivers of stroke survivors who show signs of depression may have a higher risk of suffering their own health challenges down the line, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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Preventative artery repair provides major benefit after serious heart attack

The new study, a collaboration of 130 hospitals in 31 countries, has shown that opening all the blockages is better than treating only the one blockage causing the heart attack. This led to a 26% reduction in the patient's risk of dying or having a recurrent heart attack.

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Anabolic-androgenic steroid use associated with decreased heart function in weightlifters

Illicit performance-enhancing steroids can cause the heart to thicken and reduce its ability to function, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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Testing and family screening lacking among young victims of sudden cardiac arrest

Less than 4% of relatives of young cardiac arrest victims receive information on family screening that could prevent further deaths, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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Humans and Neanderthals Kept Breeding—and Breeding—for Ages

Modern humans and Neanderthals commingled at many points in history, raising the possibility that the ancient hominins were just another version of us.

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8 Best Labor Day 2019 Mattress Sales That WIRED Recommends

All of our favorite bed-in-a-box mattresses are on sale for Labor Day weekend, including some by Helix, Leesa, and Casper.

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Bell's Self-Flying APT 70 Cargo Drone Hauls a Heavy Load

The all-electric flier can tote up to 70 pounds, cruise at 75 mph, and cover 35 miles with a fully charged battery.

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Driverless trucks debated ahead of proposed regulations – FreightWaves

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How to Balance Marketing Automation and Personalization

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How Cognitive Computing Will Transform The Finance Industry

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The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot

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Robot pole dancers to debut at French nightclub | World News

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Matchmaking Robots Shake Up Global Bond Sales on Trading Desks

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Facial Recognition Becoming Commonplace in North Dakota

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Quantum X-Ray machine can take sharper images with less radiation

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What Color Really Evolved For – Facts So Romantic

The finding that melanosomes are so common inside animals’ bodies may overhaul our very understanding of the function of melanin, the pigment responsible for color in feathers and other external features. Photograph by Aline Dassel / Pixabay What color were the dinosaurs? If you have a picture in your head, fresh studies suggest you may need to revise it. New fossil research also suggests that pi

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CRISPR could lead to gene-editing fix for a form of male infertility

Infertile male mice have fathered offspring after their condition was fixed by CRISPR – an approach that could help many couples with fertility problems

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This Is How Nuclear Winter Would Affect Every Single One of Us Across The Planet

The blast itself is just a small part of the problem.

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Optimists For The Win: Finding The Bright Side Might Help You Live Longer

Pessimists may suspect this finding, but researchers who tracked the health outcomes of thousands of adults across many years found optimists were much more likely to reach 85. Optimism is teachable. (Image credit: Roy Scott/Ikon Images via Getty Images)

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Rewriting the ‘Boy Genius’

Last year, the indie rock singers Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus formed a supergroup called boygenius. In a Billboard interview , Dacus traced the name to the combined frustration and envy the three women felt toward “hyper-confident” male performers too convinced of their own talent to take criticism or share the stage. While recording, she said, “we’d just tell each other, ‘Every

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Family Reunions: Not Just for Grandparents

One of Jordan Roberts’s latest graphic designs is bizarre and a little spooky: a skeletal creature dubbed “The Rhiney,” surrounded by strange iconography. Around the circle, Roberts, a graphic designer based in Phoenix, added the words “TO HUNT. TO HAUNT. TO EMBODY HORROR,” followed by “THE MAYNARD MONSTER CULT ETERNAL.” courtesy of Jordan Roberts The emblem only means something to an exclusive g

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Arrival of refugees in Eastern German communities has no effect on voting behavior, attitudes on immigration

The arrival of refugees in eastern German communities has had no effect on local residents' voting behavior or on their attitudes toward immigration, finds a new study of citizens in more than …

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Astronomers Detect a Mammoth Planet With The Most Extreme Orbit We've Ever Seen

"Unlike any other exoplanets we have discovered so far."

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Is Russia Getting Ready to Build Robot 'Drone' Tanks?

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College students may soon encounter food delivery robots

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Cyberpoliti slår til mod farlig virus: Redder næsten en million computere i storaktion

850.000 computere verden over har tjent penge til ukendte bagmænd.

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Research finds extreme elitism, social hierarchy among Gab users

Despite its portrayal as a network that 'champions free speech,' users of the social media platform Gab display more extreme social hierarchy and elitism when compared to Twitter users, according to a new study published in the September edition of the online journal First Monday. Researchers found a small number of Gab users hold a large amount of influence, sharing more homogeneous content than

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Tang er på vej op ad værdistigen

PLUS. Gennem trinvis ekstraktion kan en række værdifulde stoffer udvindes af samme batch tang. Metoden er udviklet i Teknologisk Instituts laboratorium og skal nu afprøves hos firmaet Nordisk Tang i Grenaa.

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Brazil's Amazon basin fires keep surging

The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon basin is still on the rise, even though the government has banned burning, officials said Saturday.

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When I Took My Zipcar Into the Wilderness

The Zipcar door would not open. My brother and then my sister held the card over the reader and waited for it to unlock. I held the card over the reader and tried to do the same. The baby fussed. The ocean crashed. The sun burned through the fog. Nothing happened. Here is the Public Service Announcement part of the story: If you take a vehicle loaned out by Zipcar—a rental service where drivers u

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When Faith Comes Up, Students Avert Their Eyes

I had hardly finished my lecture when the student came bounding down the auditorium’s stairs. “You’re just like all the others,” he said, fuming. “You don’t really take religion seriously.” This happened a few years ago, when I was teaching a college course on virtue and vice. I had just finished talking about the Catholic thinker Thomas Aquinas. My sin? According to my student, I had “intellectu

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From Asia’s Finest to Hong Kong’s Most Hated

HONG KONG—Moments after a gasoline bomb arced over a police-station wall, officers began shooting rounds of rubber bullets at protesters here. One struck a young woman in the eye, leaving her with a bloody orb . Elsewhere, police stormed a subway station, blocked its exits, and launched tear gas inside as demonstrators fled onto trains. At another metro stop, officers in gas masks fired at close

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Pole caught in customs web with tarantula haul

Customs officials caught a Polish man was after trying to smuggle nearly 100 tarantula spiders in his luggage, at Cayenne airport, French Guiana, regional officials told AFP Saturday.

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Pole caught in customs web with tarantula haul

Customs officials caught a Polish man was after trying to smuggle nearly 100 tarantula spiders in his luggage, at Cayenne airport, French Guiana, regional officials told AFP Saturday.

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Hunger for concrete eats away at mountains

Soon, Jamal's voice will no longer ring out over the mountain slopes he's roamed for years with his herd in northern Cyprus.

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Northern Bahamas hunkers down as Hurricane Dorian closes in

A dangerous Hurricane Dorian closed in on the northern Bahamas early Sunday, threatening to batter islands with 150 mph (240 kph) winds, pounding waves and torrential rain as people hunkered down in schools, churches and other shelters.

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Arrival of refugees in Eastern German communities has no effect on voting behavior, attitudes on immigration

The arrival of refugees in eastern German communities has had no effect on local residents' voting behavior or on their attitudes toward immigration, finds a new study of citizens in more than 200 regional municipalities.

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Home-based education reduces hospitalizations in patients with atrial fibrillation

Home-based and personalized education keeps patients with atrial fibrillation out of hospital, according to late breaking results from the HELP-AF study presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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Childhood cholesterol, blood pressure, weight and smoking predict adult heart disease

The first reliable evidence of a link between major cardiovascular risk factors in children — serum cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), and smoking — with cardiovascular disease in adults is presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The study highlights the need to lay the foundations for heart health early in life.

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Flu vaccination linked with lower risk of death in patients with high blood pressure

Influenza vaccination in patients with high blood pressure is associated with an 18% reduced risk of death during flu season, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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What an urban spaceman tells us about the human condition

An unusual astronaut is at the centre of a new exhibition of art and scientific artefacts designed to make us think about everything from our personal lives to the fate of humanity itself “It’s hard to think of a greater challenge to our future health than environmental breakdown,” says Clare Barlow, project curator of Wellcome Collection’s newest gallery. Opening on Thursday 5 September, Being H

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‘Extreme Larks’ Share Their (Very) Early Morning Routines

The Life of a Person Who Wakes Up Really, Really Early New research suggests that extreme early risers—people who wake up before 5:30 a.m.—might be more common than anyone expected, Olga Khazan reported this month . I used to work on the space-shuttle program and, as a crew leadman, I would roll down NASA Causeway often before 3:30 in the morning, even though my work shift began at 6:30. If I was

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Walmart’s robot army has arrived

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Cardiovascular disease patients benefit more from exercise than healthy people

A study of nearly half a million people has found for the first time that those with heart or blood vessel problems benefit more from having a physically active lifestyle than do healthy people without cardiovascular disease. The research will be published in the European Heart Journal and presented at the ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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En undskyldning vil være på sin plads

Hvad to regioner kunne sige omkring Sundhedsplatformen

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Giant virus has evolved its own kind of CRISPR to destroy invaders

The massive mimivirus is so big it has its own kind of CRISPR-like immune system to defend against the tiny viruses that attack it

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Have You Seen Any Nazi Uranium? These Researchers Want To Know

When a small cube of uranium metal turned up in Tim Koeth's life, it launched an epic search for a lost piece of nuclear history. (Image credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland)

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Union pushes back against self-checkouts at libraries | CBC News

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Quantum X-ray machine takes razor sharp pictures with less radiation

By shining an X-ray beam through a diamond, scientists have made X-rays with unique quantum properties that let them make sharper images using less radiation

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Malcolm Gladwell: ‘I’m just trying to get people to take psychology seriously’

The Canadian writer made his name bringing intellectual sparkle to everyday subjects, and his new book – about how strangers interact with each other – is no exception In the flesh, Malcolm Gladwell is exactly as I imagined him to be: engaging, polite, dauntingly cerebral and supremely self-assured in that way that the exceptionally gifted often are. At 55, there is still something of the sporty,

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September 2019 Interactive Crossword

Try your hand at a sciency brain teaser.

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Book Excerpt from Pleased to Meet Me

In Chapter 6, author Bill Sullivan explains how irrational fears can be passed down through transgenerational epigenetic inheritance.

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Junkfood-skrald giver måske krager højere kolesterol

Krager i byer har mere kolesterol i kroppen end krager i landområder.

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The Observer view on Donald Trump’s plans to militarise space | Observer editorial

Countries must join forces and sign a peace treaty or space will become a war-fighting domain The thought of Donald Trump as space commander-in-chief, whizzing around the Milky Way, zapping alien invaders and conquering new worlds, is both comical and terrifying. Before they began exchanging love letters, the US president ridiculed his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un, as “little rocket man”

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The Joys of a Quiet Paris

August in Paris is over, and I miss it already. The deadest month, the most quiet, the month when Parisians leave on their endless holidays and the city empties out like a resort in the off-season, only less melancholy. Traffic thins; shops close, sometimes for the entire month; restaurants shut; there are seats to be found on the metro; and in the evening, stragglers (not everyone can afford to

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Seeing More Matters in Scientific Research: Ultra High Resolution Ultrasound

Download this poster from FUJIFILM VisualSonics to learn more about ultra high resolution ultrasound, a silent hero in research!

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Tips for Collecting High Quality Data from Immunoassays

Download this eBook to learn about setting up and running immunoassays, including Western blotting, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, ELISA, and more!

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Opinion: Greater Diversity Is Needed in Human Genomic Data

Researchers must ensure that the inequality seen in most of today’s genomic studies and databases is corrected.

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Infographic: How to Catch Cheating Athletes

Anti-doping agencies are tracking levels of various molecules in athletes’ blood and urine over time to increase their ability to detect drug misuse.

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Does Our DNA Makes Us All Unique or All the Same?

A better understanding of the genetic diversity among humans could motivate an appreciation of both our similarities and our differences.

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Contributors

Meet some of the people featured in the September 2019 issue of The Scientist.

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The Race to Nab Cheating Athletes

Anti-doping organizations are constantly developing new tests to catch athletes trying to boost their performance in increasingly sophisticated ways.

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Recent Trials for Fragile X Syndrome Offer Hope

Despite a solid understanding of the biological basis of fragile X syndrome, researchers have struggled to develop effective treatments.

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Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research

Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.

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Neanderthal DNA in Modern Human Genomes Is Not Silent

From skin color to immunity, human biology is linked to our archaic ancestry.

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Genes that Are Harmless on Their Own Cause Disease When Combined

A case study of a family demonstrates that different genetic mutations from the two parents cause severe heart disease symptoms in the children.

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Exploding Stars Probably Didn't Spur Hominins to Walk Upright

The astronomical idea doesn't align well with the fossil record, anthropologists argue, but the origins of bipedalism are still difficult to determine.

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Därför ältar du mindre i grönområden

Risken för grubbel och negativa tankar om oss själva minskar när vi befinner oss i naturen. Det visar forskning från Stanford universitet. Se klippet för att få reda på mer om deras metoder och resultat.

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Forskare: Bättre att springa i skogen än på ett löpband

Det räcker att du tillbringar två timmar i naturen per vecka för att du ska känna dig friskare överlag. Det visar en stor brittisk studie där man har låtit nästan 20 000 människor göra självuppskattning av sitt välbefinnande.

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Infographic: History of Ancient Hominin Interbreeding

See when and where our ancestors may have interbred with Neanderthals and Denisovans.

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Cigall Kadoch Unravels Chromatin’s Role in Cancer

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researcher is developing cancer therapeutics based on how the physical structure of DNA contributes to the disease.

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Infographic: Open and shut

Researchers devise a way to make plants' stomata open and close more quickly.

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Defining Rare Disorders: A Profile of Judith Hall

By bringing genetics into clinical medicine, the University of British Columbia medical geneticist helped to identify the gene mutations responsible for many rare diseases.

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Genetics Models Move Beyond Drosophila and the Humble Lab Mouse

Organisms with unique advantages unusual genomes are helping scientists investigate gene regulation, evolution, and development.

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How Evolution Made the Highveld Mole Rat Impervious to Ant Stings

Researchers identify changes to a pain receptor and to an ion channel that appear to enable the rodents to colonize otherwise inhospitable burrows.

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Ten Minute Sabbatical

Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.

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The Biology of Suicidal Thoughts in PTSD Patients

Researchers link levels of a receptor in the brain to suicidal ideation in people with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Infographic: The Genetics of Fragile X Syndrome

Variation in the number of CGG repeats in the FMR1 gene at the bottom of the X chromosome can lead to increased levels of mRNA or decreased levels of protein–both conditions that cause disease.

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Modern Synthesis Combined Darwin’s and Mendel’s Ideas

Theodosius Dobzhansky’s work in population genetics influenced how genetics and natural selection were combined in evolutionary biology.

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Researchers Discover New Family of Viruses

The redondoviruses, named for their circular DNA, inhabit the human respiratory tract and may be linked to disease.

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Light-Activated Nanodevices Control Cells

DNA-coated gold nanorods enable cells to be activated by light without genetic manipulation.

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A Synthetic Ion Channel Makes Plants Grow Faster

Arabidopsis with guard cells modified by a light-activated potassium ion channel can open and close stomata more quickly, conserving water.

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Can Genetics Explain Human Behavior?

The author of a new book about emerging concepts in human genetics considers the question.

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Saving the Hellbender, a Giant Salamander Under Threat

Populations of the two-foot-long amphibians are declining across North America. Scientists are struggling to find out why, before it's too late.

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Infographic: Optogenetics Without Genetic Engineering

DNA-loaded nanoparticles that respond to infrared light provide an alternative way to control cell behavior.

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Sedentary lifestyle for 20 years linked to doubled early mortality risk compared to being active

Two decades of a sedentary lifestyle is associated with a two times risk of premature death compared to being physically active, according to recent study results.

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European guidelines on lipid control advocate 'lower is better' for cholesterol levels

Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels should be lowered as much as possible to prevent cardiovascular disease, especially in high and very high risk patients.

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Microbes may play a role in heart attack onset

Microorganisms in the body may contribute to destabilization of coronary plaques and subsequent heart attack, according to late breaking research.

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Aspirin should not be recommended for healthy people over 70

Low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in those at the highest risk of cardiovascular disease.

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AI uncovers new details about Old Master paintings

Artificial intelligence can be used to analyse high-resolution digital X-ray images of paintings, providing more insight for conservators and those restoring classic works of art. A new algorithm was developed and used on the world famous Ghent Altarpiece, as part of an investigative project led by UCL. The finding is expected to improve our understanding of art masterpieces and provide new opport

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Suggested move to plant-based diets risks worsening brain health nutrient deficiency

The momentum behind a move to plant-based and vegan diets for the good of the planet is commendable, but risks worsening an already low intake of an essential nutrient involved in brain health, warns a nutritionist.

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Scientists explore aged paint in microscopic detail to inform preservation efforts

To learn more about the chemical processes in oil paints that can damage aging artwork, researchers conducted a range of studies that included 3D X-ray imaging of a paint sample.

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Commercial Pilots Oxygen Mask

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Robot pole dancers to debut at French nightclub

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[OPINION] Jack Ma Saves Us From Elon Musk's AI Dystopia

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A predicted superconductor might work at a record-breaking 200° Celsius

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Eating nuts linked with lower risk of fatal heart attack and stroke

Eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease.

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Tiffany Francis-Baker: How forests shaped our literary heritage and inspired a nation

One-hundred years after the Forestry Commission was set up, a writer reflects on the creative power of trees.

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Is Earth the only living planet?

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When to give up on the food in your pantry

Your pantry either looks like this or like the place where expired food goes to die. Which one is it? (monicore via Pixabay/) There are basically two kinds of people in the world: those who fervently abide by expiration dates, and those who don’t. The pantries of the former usually look more like a grocery store—neat and tidy. Those of the latter, however, are filled with stuff that could be exhi

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Arrival of refugees in Eastern German communities has no effect on voting behavior, attitudes on immigration

The arrival of refugees in eastern German communities has had no effect on local residents' voting behavior or on their attitudes toward immigration, finds a new study of citizens in more than 200 regional municipalities.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was hacked Friday. Here's how to safeguard your Twitter account

The hack of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account on Friday revealed a flaw in the social network's systems that could leave anyone vulnerable. And it raised a serious question as to how you can …

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Can We Live Forever? Immortology And Immortechnics

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A new kind of cybercrime uses AI and your voice against you

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Evacuations begin in Bahamas as Category 4 Dorian bears down

Hurricane Dorian shut down most major resorts in the Bahamas and forced authorities to evacuate much of the northern shore and low-lying islands Saturday as the fierce Category 4 storm prepared to unleash torrents of rain but was projected to spin farther away from the coast of the Southeast U.S. next week.

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How forecasters track Hurricane Dorian

The path of Hurricane Dorian, which is currently over the Atlantic and heading for the state of Florida, is closely monitored by US weather services with powerful forecasting tools.

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Astronaut in Space Stares Into the Eye of Hurricane Dorian, a Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 4 storm. See views of its eye from space by astronauts and satellites.

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Space hotel with artificial gravity will be in orbit by 2025

The Gateway Foundation is building a space hotel, based on the concepts of a Nazi and American rocket scientist Wernher von Braun . The space station will be operational by 2025. The company plans to assemble it in orbit, using robots and drones. None If Earthly destinations are not enough to quench your wanderlust, a trip to a space hotel might get on your radar within the next few years. The de

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The Mysterious Vaping Illness That’s ‘Becoming an Epidemic’

A surge of severe lung ailments has baffled doctors and public health experts.

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DNA methylation-based estimator of telomere length

Leukocyte DNAm TL is applicable across the entire age spectrum and is more strongly associated with age than measured leukocyte TL. Although both DNAm age and LTL are associated with chronological age, they exhibit only weak correlations with each other after adjusting for age, suggesting the distinct nature of their underlying mechanisms.They also validated the applicability of DNAm TL on a large

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Epigenome-wide association study of leukocyte telomere length

In this study, the research team conducted a large-scale epigenome-wide association study of LTL using seven large cohorts the Framingham Heart Study, the Jackson Heart Study, the Womens Health Initiative, the Bogalusa Heart Study, the Lothian Birth Cohorts of 1921 and 1936, and the Longitudinal Study of Aging Danish Twins.Previous studies have explored the association between DNAm and LTL, but th

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Friday News Roundup – International

We talk about the suspension of Britain's Parliament, the G7 Summit, a U.S. cyberattack on Iran and more.

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Socioøkonomisk status har betydning for henvisning til hjerterehabilitering

Fortsat stor forskel på, om lav- og højindkomst AMI-patienter informeres om hjerterehabilitering, viser undersøgelse fra Aalborg, som er præsenteret på ESC.

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Vær på vagt ved øget behov for vanddrivende medicin

Højere dødelighed blandt hjertesvigtpatienter med øget forbrug af vanddrivende medicin. Hjertesvigtpatienter, der følges hos egen læge, bør sendes videre til specialistudredning, hvis deres behov for behandling med vanddrivende medicin stiger signifikant, mener forskeren bag dansk undersøgelse præsenteret på ESC

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Meditation can help create a positive peaceful future! Heres some info about benefits of meditation, mass meditation and merkaba meditation.

https://www.welovemassmeditation.com/p/dear-light-family-now-in-beginnings-of.html?m=1 It's no secret that TPTB want the masses to be as helpless and weak-minded as they can possibly be, lacking peace of mind and critical thinking skills so that it will be easier to control their sheep. So what if you found out that meditation could open your mind to peace and awareness you never before fathomed

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MMW: Genetic modification technology will absolutely NOT be restricted to the wealthy (for long). It will become cheap quickly, and there will be large-scale protests, segregation, and possibly even pogroms against GMPs (and those accused of being GMPs) by religious and anti-GMO groups.

Reposting from a /r/MarkMyWords thread that didn't take off. This is one thing I never understood in science fiction, why human genetic modification is always treated as the one thing in history the rich manipulate market forces over in order to not spread it to the proles. Or, at least, why people seem to run with this extrapolation the most despite sci-fi claiming previous technological innovat

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Scholars Boycott Meeting, Citing Misconduct Accusations

The European Society for the study of Human Evolution (ESHE) faces criticism after public allegations emerge that its president engaged in sexual harassment and bullying.

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The Gamma-Ray Moon

A reminder that there is more going on in the universe than we ordinarily perceive — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Apple Watch repair program acknowledges screen cracking flaw – CNET

The crack can appear on the rounded edge of the Apple Watch Series 2 or Series 3 screens, and the company said it'll replace the screen for free.

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If you want to get things done, pause

Taking time out is crucial. Don’t fill up your whole day and you can kickstart a new sense of rhythm Machines work well at a constant speed – and the faster the better. They are designed and built for it. Whether they are spinning cotton or crunching numbers, regular, repetitive actions are what they excel at. Increasingly, our world is designed by machines, for machines. Digital technology bring

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Ældre lægemidler giver mere alvorlig kranspulsåreforkalkning end nyere

Behandling med de ældre vitamin K-antagonister ser i modsætning til de nyere NOAK-midler ud til at være forbundet med mere alvorlig åreforkalkning, viser dansk undersøgelse præsenteret på ESC.

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As Hurricane Dorian bears down, researchers get ready

Projects in Florida and the Bahamas brace for impact and losses

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Albuminuri er markør for øget risiko for blodprop i hjerte og hjerne

Diabetespatienter uden hjertesygdom har også øget risiko for blodpropper, hvis de har mikro- eller makroalbuminuri, viser studie præsenteret på ESC.

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The greatest threat to life on Earth may come from space

Asteroids and space debris could wreak untold devastation on the planet Next year, Nasa will launch what all involved hope will be the most impactful space mission to date. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (Dart) is designed to smash headlong into its target. It’s an attempt to deflect an asteroid as a test of what to do if we spot a similar space rock on a collision course with our planet. I

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Space Photos of the Week: Tune Into Neptune

Voyager 2 completed its historic flyby 30 years ago. No probe has been back since.

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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through August 31)

COMPUTING A Carbon Nanotube Microprocessor Mature Enough to Say Hello Samuel K. Moore | IEEE Spectrum “It’s the most complex integration of carbon nanotube-based CMOS logic so far, with nearly 15,000 transistors, and it was done using technologies that have already been proven to work in a commercial chip-manufacturing facility. ‘Ten years ago, we hoped this was possible,’ says Shulaker. ‘Now we

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Weekend reads: PhD sues alma mater for alleged retaliation; an unexpected rejection; saying no to peer review requests

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 a former postdoc who faked nearly 60 experiments; an apology … Continue reading

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Millioner af bøger er fyldt med stereotyper: Kvinder er sexede og mænd er modige

Litteraturen beskriver mænd og kvinder vidt forskelligt, viser computeranalyse.

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Robot Coffee, a Leica Camera, and Everything Else We Loved This Month

Pro tip: Prepare all your meals in a waffle maker—it will change your life.

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Netflix Cancelling 'The OA' Is a Tragedy

The sci-fi drama is one of the most unusual and daring shows in years.

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Dawn of the Stegosaurs

Bones found in Morocco underscore that many more dinosaurs await discovery. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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In Case You Missed It

Top news from around the world — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Left Hand Robotics raises $3.6M for mowing, plowing robot

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