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Clones help famous elm tree named Herbie live on, for now

A massive elm tree nicknamed Herbie is long gone, but it is going to live on, thanks to cloned trees that are being made available to the public.

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SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in the next few months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after liftoff Sunday.

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Iran says it is preparing for satellite launch

Iran said Sunday that two newly constructed satellites have passed pre-launch tests and will be transported to the nation's space center for eventual launch, without elaborating.

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Clones help famous elm tree named Herbie live on, for now

A massive elm tree nicknamed Herbie is long gone, but it is going to live on, thanks to cloned trees that are being made available to the public.

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Flooding, landslides kill six in Brazil

Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rains have claimed six lives in southeast Brazil, firefighters said Saturday.

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Astronomers discover what makes the biggest explosions in space

Researchers find out how binary star systems produce gamma ray bursts. Gamma ray bursts are the brightest explosions in the Universe. Tidal effects created in a binary system keep the stars spinning fast and create the bursts. None Giant space explosions capture our imaginations, even though they take place unimaginably far and reach us years later. Now, a team of astronomers figured out how gamm

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Flour, Butter, Science, Eggs: Recipes as Science Communication

Part protocol, part memoir, recipes can bring together the how and why — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Georgia: Images of the Peach State

Today's photo story is the second in a planned year-long Sunday series, focusing on each of the 50 states in the United States of America. Georgia, the southernmost of America's original 13 colonies, is now home to more than 10.5 million residents. Its landscape ranges from Appalachian Mountain vistas in the north to moss-covered maritime forests along the southeastern coast. Gathered here, a few

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From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine's new frontier | Edward Bullmore

The barrier between mind and body appears to be crumbling. Clinical practice and public perception need to catch up Unlikely as it may seem, #inflammation has become a hashtag. It seems to be everywhere suddenly, up to all sorts of tricks. Rather than simply being on our side, fighting infections and healing wounds, it turns out to have a dark side as well: the role it plays in causing us harm. It

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Moffitt Cancer Center details links of fired scientists to Chinese talent programs

Six researchers inked Thousand Talents deals they didn't disclose

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SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre

The US company demonstrates how it would rescue astronauts during a failing rocket launch.

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Microplastics Pollution Is Everywhere. Is It Harmful?

Microplastics are everywhere. They've made their way into our food and water supply. There's no doubt we're ingesting them. Are they harmful? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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The Astros' Cheating Scandal Rewrites a Decade of Baseball History

Late into the night of October 30, 2019, the Houston Astros looked like baseball's team of the decade. They had a two-run lead on the Washington Nationals in the winner-take-all seventh game of the World Series, potential future Hall of Famer Zack Greinke on the mound, and an offense that seemed capable of generating runs on command. Then it all came crashing down. It wasn't simply that they lost

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Cannabis compound could be weapon in fight against superbugs

Mice cured of MRSA, raising hopes of treating antibiotic-resistant bacteria A compound made by cannabis plants has been found to wipe out drug-resistant bacteria, raising hopes of a new weapon in the fight against superbugs. Scientists screened five cannabis compounds for their antibiotic properties and found that one, cannabigerol (CBG), was particularly potent at killing methicillin-resistant S

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Do We Possess a Transpersonal Imagination?

Some products of our imaginations seem to spring from sources beyond our everyday selves. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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These Photos Bend Time and Space. Literally

A special panoramic camera allows artist Jay Mark Johnson to distort reality.

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Precision Fermentation: What It Is, and How It Could Make Farming Obsolete

Concerns around the environmental impact of modern farming are causing us to reassess our relationship with food. But are claims that lab-grown food will replace agriculture in the coming decades realistic? British journalist and environmental activist George Monbiot made a stir last week with the release of his documentary Apocalypse Cow, in which he claim s that a technology called "precision f

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Do We Possess a Transpersonal Imagination?

Some products of our imaginations seem to spring from sources beyond our everyday selves. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Nasa vil bruge svampe til at bygge habitater på Månen og Mars

De hvide tråde i og under svampe forsøger Nasa sig med som byggemateriale i kampen for at bruge materialer, der fylder lidt ved afrejse og kan vokse sig større på stedet.

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Electric Delivery Vans, Tesla Stock, and Other Car News

Home delivery is where the action is for real estate developers and EV startups.

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Sanders and Warren's Big Debate Dust-Up Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Last week, news of the Democratic debate was all over social media.

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How Gut Microbes Shape Our Response to Drugs

The human microbiome activates some medicines, inactivates others and provokes side effects — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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How Gut Microbes Shape Our Response to Drugs

The human microbiome activates some medicines, inactivates others and provokes side effects — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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New virus in China requires international control effort

Nature, Published online: 19 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00135-z

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How can we trust AI if we don't know what it's thinking?

Machine anxiety is no longer just the stuff of science fiction.

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How Long Do We Have Before Arctic Ice Melts Away?

With the frozen top of the world melting to liquid, an expedition set out to untangle the physics and help forecast its future.

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Fujifilm X-Pro3 Review: A Nod to the Era of Film Cameras

Fujifilm's latest X-Pro leans into its eccentricities, bringing film-era aesthetics to the digital present.

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Is canine responsiveness to people innate?

Wolf pups and stray dogs pick up human cues with no training.

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Giant squid, pretty big genome

But its genes look a lot like those of other animals.

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Apps may soon be able to predict your life expectancy

The question is whether you actually want to know.

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Science history: Melvil Dewey gets things sorted

His classification system made libraries orderly as well as valuable.

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Yes indeed, that's cement setting

Researchers use optical properties to try to create a neater and greener process.

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Catastrophic Australian Bushfires Derail Research

But scientists see chance to control invasive species and study ecosystem disruption — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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SpaceX Launch Live Updates: Counting Down to Test That Will Destroy Rocket

To prove it is safe for astronauts, the company will test its Crew Dragon capsule's rescue system.

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Don't Ignore Chrome's New Password Checkup Feature

It could help save you when the next big breach hits.

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He Wanted a Unicorn. He Got … a Sustainable Business

Gumroad founder Sahil Lavingia finds a way to thrive outside Silicon Valley's cult of big riches.

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Senators Know They Don't Know the Whole Story

This week's allegations by Lev Parnas—a federally indicted associate of Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani—render downright quaint the debate over whether the Senate should call live witnesses in the president's impending impeachment trial. Of course the American public deserves to hear from witnesses at the trial, and not just the four whose testimony Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schum

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The Talented Victim Is Not the Point

Pity the fiction writers trying to make art in the era of social-media mobs. Start with one in particular, "a nonbinary human … who loves to dream and create." Last week, this young writer asked on Twitter, "You know how there are sensitivity readers, courses, and guidelines for writing outside your own experience? Can there be courses and advice for writing one's own experience?" This young writ

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Blødende mavesår: Store regionale forskelle på risikovurdering af patienter

Manglende registrering af risikoscore for patienter med blødende mavesår gør det sværere at sammenligne patienter på tværs af afdelinger og regioner, viser årsrapport fra Akut Kirurgi Databasen.

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Ny professor i diabetesforebyggelse vil skabe samarbejde på tværs af sektorer

Kristine Færch er ny professor i diabetesforebyggelse. Hun vil udvikle nye interventioner – gerne i samarbejde med personer i høj risiko for diabetes, de praktiserende læger og kommunerne.

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Open source når processorerne: Det lysner i chippens sorte boks

PLUS. Der er opbrud i maskin­rummet på din computer og smartphone. De åbne processorer er på vej – med løfter om bedre sikkerhed og målrettet ydelse.

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If you are confronting a midlife crisis, put up a fight – and take up boxing

At 50, I knew I was trapped in a gentle, terminal decline. But when I stumbled on boxing, I found the challenge I needed Modern life has made us all so ill that we have been compelled to invent its polar opposite, "wellness". It is not enough just to be well, there is an additional demand to be seen to be well. Wellness is complicated and needs time, money and access to special food, travel and s

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Belgian neurologist wins €1m prize for work on serious brain trauma

Generet prize will fund more trials by Steven Laureys to help written-off 'vegetative' patients A pioneering Belgian neurologist has been awarded €1m to fund further work in helping diagnose the most severe brain injuries, as he seeks to battle "the silent epidemic" and help people written off as "vegetative" who, it is believed, will never recover. Steven Laureys, head of the coma science group

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Iran's Leaders Have a Problem They Can't Fix

When Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led prayers at Tehran's Grand Mosque for the first time in eight years on Friday, Iran's supreme leader described the downing of Ukrainian Airlines Fight 752 by his military as a "bitter accident"—one that enemies abroad were exploiting as an excuse to discredit the Islamic Republic. But the real threat to the regime, which has spent decades trying to cement its rule,

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Want to be a better leader? Take off the mask.

There are two kinds of masks leaders wear. Executive coach Peter Fuda likens one to The Phantom of the Opera —projecting perfectionism to hide feelings of inadequacy—and the other to The Mask , where leaders assume a persona of toughness or brashness because they imagine it projects the power needed for the position. Both of those masks are motivated by self-protection, rather than learning, grow

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How This Guy Uses A.I. to Create Art | Obsessed | WIRED

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Work starts on huge wind farm that could power 4.5 million homes

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Deep learning enables real-time imaging around corners

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Will U.S. Navy Submarines Be Armed With Laser Weapons?

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Scientists Are Generating Oxygen from Simulated Moon Dust

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Study: SC workers among most at risk of losing jobs to automation

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Moon: Industrial Complex

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World's fastest driverless bullet train launches in China | Travel

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Germany Breaks Korea's Six-Year Streak as Most Innovative Nation

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Your online activity is now effectively a social 'credit score'

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I thought I had hit the age of peak happiness. How wrong I was

As a study shows 47.2 is the height of misery, what is the economic theory and psychology of wellbeing – and does it offer a brighter tomorrow So," I say to my wife, "I've been asked to write about happiness peaking when we hit 47.2 years of age." She stares at me like she's waiting for a punchline, then shakes her head. "Because I'm about to hit 47.2," I say, in case she had forgotten that we rec

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Spørg Fagfolket: Hvad er formålet med de V-formede skinner på den gamle lillebæltsbro?

En læser har set et V-formet stykke skinne på Den Gamle Lillebæltsbro og vil gerne vide, hvad det skal til for. Det svarer Banedanmark på.

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Releasing rescued orangutans into the wild doesn't boost populations

Orangutan orphanages nurse animals back to health and release them into the wild, but that doesn't seem to increase the population of these endangered apes

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Videnskabeligt gennembrud giver ny viden om, hvordan komplekst liv opstod på Jorden

Japanske forskere har gravet i mudder i tolv år efter svaret.

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The five: changes in animal behaviour due to global heating

Species around the world are being forced to alter their diet, migratory patterns, feeding grounds and more Last week it was reported that rising ocean temperatures and changing sea currents are causing leatherback turtles' journeys from nesting to feeding grounds to double in length . After laying their eggs on some beaches, the turtles must move to cooler waters to feed, but higher temperatures

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Coronavirus: China reports 17 new cases of Sars-like mystery virus

Three of the new cases are severe, with experts worried about the disease's spread ahead of lunar new year China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious Sars-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China's lunar new year holiday, when hundreds of millions of people move around the country. The new coronavirus strain has caused alarm because of its c

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Bordssalt avslöjade urgammal bibelskrift som förfalskning

Förfalskade fragment av de berömda Dödahavsrullarna har i många fall lurat museer, experter och samlare. En förfalskning avslöjades tack vare vanligt bordssalt, som skulle efterlikna det naturliga salt som finns på många av Dödahavsrullarna.

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Dödahavsrullarna: skrift förbjöd enfaldigt och högljutt skratt

En av Dödahavsrullarnas skrifter är Gemenskapsregeln. Där listas regler som dåtidens troende skulle leva efter och även lämpliga straff för överträdelser. Det var inte tillåtet att tala bryskt, ljuga eller hämnas – allt för att inte den "sociala harmonin" skulle rubbas.

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China Reports Jump in Deadly Virus Cases, Adding to Fears of Outbreak

The spread of the pneumonialike illness to two other cities comes ahead of the Lunar New Year, when hundreds of millions will travel.

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Maine's giant spinning ice disc looks like it's reforming

A year after a 90 metre-wide spinning sheet of ice drew global attention, another disc appears to be forming in the same river What goes around comes around. An ice disc appears to be forming in the same Maine river where an unusually large one formed last winter and quickly gained international fame . Continue reading…

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