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The Fraught Politics Facing Biden's Foreign Policy
F or 18 months , Joe Biden was able to contrast his foreign policy with Donald Trump's by painting in broad brushstrokes. He was in favor of alliances; Trump was opposed to them. He believed in American leadership in the world; Trump thought countries were taking advantage of the United States. Biden championed human rights; Trump sided with the autocrats. Now that he is president-elect, Biden wi
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Jagten på lavpraktiske testmetoder: Blod, spyt og tårer skal afsløre Alzheimers
PLUS. Nye analysemetoder er på vej, som vil gøre det muligt at afsløre demens tidligt.
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Scepticism at rapid 'Direct-Lamp' test being rolled out across NHS
Questions raised over accuracy after trial showed it detected 20 per cent of active infections
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Toy Story fylder 25 år: Sådan revolutionerede den filmbranchen
Toy Story har ikke kun haft betydning for tegnefilm, men for hele filmbranchen.
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Can We Make Our Robots Less Biased Than We Are?
A.I. developers are committing to end the injustices in how their technology is often made and used.
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Tesla vil teste biler på gigantisk fabrik lige syd for grænsen
PLUS. Tesla bygger sin fjerde ­fabrik i Berlin, lige i bag­haven af den tunge, tyske bilindustri. Her skal ­fremtidige produktions­teknologier ­testes, og det kan give et boost til danske underleverandører.
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Why the race to find Covid-19 vaccines is far from over
Despite the promising news from Pfizer and Moderna, other efforts – which may be even more effective – continue around the world Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage While everyone celebrated this month's news that not one but two experimental vaccines against Covid-19 have proved at least 90% effective at preventing disease in late-stage clinical trials, research into un
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Will the worsening pandemic in the US halt the vaccine rally?
Market Questions is the FT's guide to the week ahead
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We need scientists to quiz Covid consensus, not act as agents of disinformation | Sonia Sodha
It's essential for the status quo to be challenged. But those who claim to be bold outliers need to draw on evidence, not cry censorship Disinformation can be deadly. Tobacco industry propaganda disguising the dangers of smoking; the actions of big oil to undermine the scientific consensus on climate change; corrupt scientists telling parents that life-saving vaccines are unsafe: all have cost liv
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How Dogs became Man's Best Friend ( Dogs and Humans History )
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Nintendo Has One Decent Switch Deal for Black Friday
The sometimes elusive console is back in stock and bundled with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and three months of Switch Online.
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Engang var det ulækkert, nu spiser du det hele tiden: Se vores madvaner gennem 200 år
I 1800-tallet var kartoflen 'uegnet til menneskeføde'.
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U.S. should look at how other high-income countries regulate health care costs
Structuring negotiations between insurers and providers, standardizing fee-for-service payments and negotiating prices can lower the United States' health care spending by slowing the rate at which healthcare prices increase, according to a Rutgers study.
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Inbördeskrig bakom öländsk massaker?
Massakern i Sandby borg på Öland kan ha skördat över 200 människoliv. Unga som gamla tycks ha dödats utan urskiljning för cirka 1500 år sedan.
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Oden-myten kan spåras till Asien
I slutet av folkvandringstiden var hunnerkungen Attila den mäktigaste härskaren i norra Europa. Kanske gjorde han ett så djupt intryck på människorna som levde i Norden att han fick stå modell för centralgestalten i deras mytologi – Oden.
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Romarrikets arenor förebilder för öländska fornborgar
De öländska krigare som tog värvning som legosoldater hos kejsarna i romarriket på 400-talet kom inte bara hem med guld. De hade också med sig nya kunskaper. Forskare tror att de borgar som de byggde hemma på ön hade sina förlagor i de romerska amfiteatrarna.
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Things To Do At Home
Spend this holiday week experimenting with turkey bones, painting botanical art or running a virtual race.
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Covid treatment given to Trump is cleared for use in US
The FDA issues emergency use authorisation for Regeneron's antibody treatment
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F.D.A. Grants Emergency Authorization of Antibody Treatment Given to Trump
The treatment, made by the biotech company Regeneron, is a cocktail of two powerful antibodies that have shown promise for people who get it early in the course of the disease.
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Coronavirus live news: Victoria eases restrictions as Adelaide emerges from lockdown and UK records 341 more deaths
In Australia, Adelaide residents emerge from several days of strict lockdown and Victoria is poised for final steps out of restrictions; UK records 341 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 ; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines. Follow latest updates Donald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirus US records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since May
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Boris Johnson under pressure as scientists back tight rules for Christmas
PM set to announce end to lockdown before trying to broker national agreement on family gatherings Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Boris Johnson will meet his cabinet remotely on Sunday to decide how people will be able to gather with loved ones at Christmas, before the announcement of a new Covid winter plan. The prime minister, who is self-isolating, will then conf
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A Look At COVID-19 Vaccine Development Progress
The race to develop COVID-19 vaccines is moving swiftly, both nationally and internationally. But challenges remain when it comes to distributing vaccines around the world.
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The Commons
The Constitution Counted My Great-Great-Grandfather as Three-Fifths of a Free Person In the October issue, Danielle Allen wrote about why she loves the flawed document anyway. Danielle Allen says of James Wilson, "We have nonetheless all but forgotten him." It is true that Wilson was one of the most influential members of the Philadelphia Convention, where the Constitution was forged, and is now
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'Endometriosis made zero sense to me': what will it take to stop women suffering needlessly?
Doctors behind new Australian guidelines for treatment of the painful disease say they are hampered by a lack of quality scientific evidence Prof Jason Abbott's interest in gynaecology was piqued in the early 1990s when he treated a significant number of women complaining of troubling symptoms including – but not limited to – pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy bleeding, painful sex and painful bowel mov
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Meave Leakey: 'Definitely, Africa is where it all began'
The renowned fossil hunter on the anti-African prejudice in palaeontology, her dream discovery, and bathing her daughter beside a baby hippo For over 50 years, British-born palaeoanthropologist Meave Leakey has been unearthing fossils of our early ancestors in Kenya's Turkana Basin . Her discoveries have changed how we think about our origins. Instead of a tidy ape-to-human progression, her work
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Hyperbaric chambers used to reverse aging in "Holy Grail" study
Israeli scientists reversed two major processes involved in aging. Their new therapy counteracted the shortening of telomeres and the accumulation of old and dying cells. The study participants underwent oxygen treatments in hyperbaric chambers. Scientists from Israel carried out a study that might prove groundbreaking in the human quest to slow the biological march of time. Researchers used oxyg
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Jørgen Skadborg er ny formand for de praktiserende læger
54-årige Jørgen Skadborg fra Billund blev lørdag valgt som ny formand for landets praktiserende læger. Han har siden 8. oktober været konstitueret som formand.
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If It Smells like Dirt, Fire Ants Are Interested
For these swarming, stinging insects it's the aroma of home sweet home — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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If It Smells like Dirt, Fire Ants Are Interested
For these swarming, stinging insects it's the aroma of home sweet home — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Hyberbaric chambers used to reverse aging in "Holy Grail" study
Israeli scientists reversed two major processes involved in aging. Their new therapy counteracted the shortening of telomeres and the accumulation of old and dying cells. The study participants underwent oxygen treatments in hyperbaric chambers. Amid all the turmoil 2020 has brought us (and it's not over yet), is there suddenly news that human aging has been reversed? Scientists from Israel carri
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Dr. Fauci Says That Santa Claus Is Immune to COVID
With health officials strongly advising against traveling to see loved ones for Thanksgiving next week, this year's holiday season is shaping up to be either lonely or dangerous. But there's one glimmer of hope: COVID-19 won't stop Santa from visiting millions of homes. "Santa is exempt from this because Santa, of all the good qualities, has a lot of good innate immunity," top infectious disease
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Science reveals secrets of a mummy's portrait
How much information can you get from a speck of purple pigment, no bigger than the diameter of a hair, plucked from an Egyptian portrait that's nearly 2,000 years old? Plenty, according to a new study. Analysis of that speck can teach us about how the pigment was made, what it's made of – and maybe even a little about the people who made it.
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Zebra finches amazing at unmasking the bird behind the song
Like humans who can instantly tell which friend or relative is calling by the timbre of the person's voice, zebra finches have a near-human capacity for language mapping.
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Supramolecular chemistry: Self-constructed folded macrocycles with low symmetry
The synthesis and self-organization of biological macromolecules is essential for life on earth. Chemists now report the spontaneous emergence of complex ring-shaped macromolecules with low degrees of symmetry in the laboratory.
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Supramolecular chemistry: Self-constructed folded macrocycles with low symmetry
The synthesis and self-organization of biological macromolecules is essential for life on earth. Chemists now report the spontaneous emergence of complex ring-shaped macromolecules with low degrees of symmetry in the laboratory.
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Ugens korte klimaoverblik: Domstol tvinger Frankrig til klima-action, mens briter forbyder benzin og diesel
Her får du 4 af ugens vigtigste klimahistorier fra ind- og udland.
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LÆS SVARENE om nye madvaner: 'Er blevet mega fan af tang'
Charlotte Müller Rendboe og kok Christoffer Bro Christensen svarede på spørgsmål.
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To Teach an AI to Pursue Goals, Scientists Made It Play an RPG
Dungeon Master Artificial intelligence tools like GPT-3 can mimick human writing in a somewhat convincing way. But fundamentally, they're learning patterns and then emulating them — they don't understand what they're actually doing. In order to train AI to use language with intent, scientists from Facebook and the Georgia Institute of Technology dropped an algorithm into the middle of a roleplayi
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Rise to the challenge: my very own bake off | Emma Beddington
For many, baking is therapeutic. But is cooking along with Bake Off really such a good idea? An acquaintance speculated recently that we would only realise after the fact what kind of mad we went during the pandemic, but I already know: I became Bake Off mad. I used to love baking, especially the showy kind where you produce something slightly flashy to a chorus of coos of admiration. Mine almost
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Weekend reads: Stem cell trouble?; retractions of articles on a newborn's death; facial recognition papers draw scrutiny
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: Co-authors of paper on COVID-19 and jade amulets blame 'the … Continue reading
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Bodies of man and his slave unearthed from ashes at Pompeii
Skeletal remains of what are believed to have been a rich man and his male slave attempting to escape death from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago have been discovered in Pompeii, officials at the archaeological park in Italy said Saturday.
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Why Are States Imposing Coronavirus Curfews?
State and city leaders are trying to slow the spread of the coronavirus without full lockdowns. But whether curfews will help remains unclear.
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The Silk Road Was More Than a Vast Trade Route
Beyond carrying goods, the Silk Road is important because it enabled religions, new technologies, and ideologies to crisscross Eurasia for centuries of its existence.
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Rapport: Megaprojekter risikerer at skubbe verdens skove forbi »farligt vendepunkt«
Enorme vej-, minedrift og energiprojekter planlægges eller er ved at blive bygget i nogle af verdens vigtigste skovområder. »De her store projekter kan skubbe os over kanten,« lyder det fra medforfatter på ny rapport.
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This Week's Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through November 21)
HEALTH Larry Brilliant Says We'll Beat Covid—After We Go Through Hell Steven Levy | Wired "The epidemiologist calls it 'the best of times and the worst of times,' as good news on vaccines and testing coincides with a terrifying rise in cases. …This is the third interview I've done with the California expert on pandemics, who is CEO of Pandefense Advisory and was a consultant on the movie Contagio
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Readers Respond to the July 2020 Issue
Letters to the editor from the July 2020 issue of Scientific American — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Secret Service Investigates 700 Cases of Covid Relief Fraud
Ransomware as a service, exposed SMS photos, and more of the week's top security news.
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Overcoming Vaccine Skepticism Starts in the Community
Many of the communities most vulnerable to Covid-19 are the ones least willing to get a vaccine. Convincing them may require a peer-to-peer approach.
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1839: »Tidendes kedelige, som oftest tekniske Indhold havde ikke vundet den mange Venner«
Teknologihistorie: Industriforeningens to sidste tidsskrifter på i alt 17.500 sider er nu digitaliseret takket være en donation fra Louis-Hansen Fonden
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20 Movie Families to Spend Your Holidays With
The coming holiday season will be a particularly strange one, with family gatherings limited and travel options diminished because of the coronavirus pandemic. One of my favorite traditions as fall edges into winter is watching movies, whether that means corralling the family to catch new releases at the theater, or arguing over the best film to enjoy at home on the couch. With so many rituals up
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This Lower-Cost Roomba Needs Some Navigation Help
This is iRobot's cheapest robot vacuum with automatic dirt disposal. But it also sacrifices some key navigational features.
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Climate Change Is Intensifying the Tsunami Threat in Alaska
As glaciers retreat and permafrost thaws, massive landslides threaten coastal communities. Those, in turn, could trigger giant sea waves.
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Independent Sage scientists to join climate crisis battle
Sir David King's temporary organisation, formed in response to government's Covid policy failings, will fight on It began in the summer when a group of scientists decided to give the government a short, sharp lesson on how to use scientific advice in a transparent manner when tackling Covid-19. Once they had done that, the men and women of the Independent Sage organisation intended to disband. Bu
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The Major Difference Between Black Male and Female Voters
Since the years following the New Deal, when the majority of Black voters left the Republican Party , Black men and women have turned out in spectacular numbers for Democrats in presidential elections. No other racial group has been as consistent for the Dems. This year's contest was no different; roughly 90 percent of this bloc cast ballots for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President–elect
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Masks Help, but We May Never Know How Much
The impact of face coverings is not just unknown, it's unknowable. Still, uncertainty should be no impediment to action.
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What the EU Gets Right—and the US Gets Wrong—About Antitrust
European regulators focus on how Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google use—and abuse–their vast stores of data to maintain advantages over rivals.
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Michael J Fox: 'Every step now is a frigging math problem, so I take it slow'
After living with Parkinson's for 30 years, the actor still counts himself a lucky man. He reflects on what his diagnosis has taught him about hope, acting, family and medical breakthroughs The last time I spoke to Michael J Fox , in 2013, in his office in New York, he was 90% optimistic and 10% pragmatic. The former I expected; the latter was a shock. Ever since 1998, when Fox went public with h
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Why You Don't Mess Around With Presidential Transitions
In his new memoir, Barack Obama reveals that there was a terrorist threat on his Inauguration Day. As he addressed the nation, he was prepared to interrupt himself to read evacuation instructions for the millions gathered on the National Mall. Obama had been in the job just seconds, and he was experiencing his first stomach drop—the possibility of a mass-casualty event. The presidency comes at yo
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Can We Stop COVID-19 From Out-Evolving a Vaccine?
We need an evolution-proof vaccine.
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Go Ahead, Forgive Student Debt
President-elect Joe Biden could conjure a sweeping financial-relief policy into existence on the first day of his presidency, without the participation of Congress, the Federal Reserve, or any other institution. That is, he could forgive student loans. On Monday, Biden said that loan forgiveness figures into his plan to rev up the American economy, citing a provision in the House's stalled-out HE
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The 3 Norms Trump Could Still Break
America has seen little of Donald Trump since the election. Speaking to the nation largely through Twitter, he's barely strayed outside the White House as he absorbs a defeat that shattered the myth he created of his own invincibility. Still, he's been busy—firing officials he deems disloyal and plotting ways to stay in power. He can't and won't overturn the election result, but he can cause plen
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The Naked Feminist
On his wedding night, the Victorian art critic John Ruskin recoiled from his new bride, the attractive 20-year-old Effie Gray, and found himself unable to consummate the marriage. As Effie later wrote to her father , Ruskin "had imagined women were quite different to what he saw I was." After six unhappy years, their marriage was annulled because of Ruskin's "incurable impotency." But what, exact
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After Trump fires CISA's director, the agency is poised to become even more powerful
On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump fired Chris Krebs, who was one of the government's most senior cybersecurity officials. Trump fired him—by tweet—because Krebs had thoroughly debunked election disinformation, much of which came from the White House itself. Trump had appointed Krebs director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency ( CISA ) in 2017. CISA is charged with prot
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Fra Wipeout til God of War: Her er 7 spil, der har defineret Playstation og Xbox
Spillene gjorde noget helt nyt og blev en kæmpe succes.
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Accelerator makes cross-country trek to enable laser upgrade
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has shipped the final new section of accelerator that it has built for an upgrade of the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). The section of accelerator, called a cryomodule, has begun a cross-country road trip to DOE's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, where it will be installed in LCLS-II, the world's bright
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Beats Flex headphones aren't quite AirPods, but they're still a great deal
They're not true wireless earbuds, which comes in handy in some situations. (Beats/) There's no shortage of wireless earbuds on the market at the moment, some of which seem almost impossibly cheap. But buying an off-brand pair of buds can be a gamble. That's part of what makes the new Beats Flex wireless earbuds so interesting. For just $50 , they offer convenient AirPod-like features for iPhone
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Coronavirus Antibodies Good. Machine-Made Molecules Better?
With help from computer algorithms, researchers designed proteins from scratch that can trounce the coronavirus in lab animals.
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'It was a total invasion': the virus that came back from the dead
In 1978, a photographer at a Birmingham lab fell ill with smallpox, prompting a race against time to prevent an epidemic. Does the outbreak carry lessons for Covid-19? Sally Williams reports On Friday 11 August 1978, Janet Parker was getting ready for work when her head started to pound. She thought she was coming down with flu: she felt sore all over. But she had lots to do that day, so her husb
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A virus genome was made in one go from 50 DNA pieces
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Study identifies reasons for soaring nuclear plant cost overruns in the U.S.
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Tofurkey Maker Asks Panel to Nix Missouri Rules for Meat Substitute Labels
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Life-size model heart 3D-printed out of cardiac tissue-like material
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russian mars colonization program
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Streaming: Proxima and the rise of female astronaut movies
Eva Green's career-best performance as a single-mother astronaut is an ideal launchpad for a look at cosmic adventurers from Jane Fonda to Juliette Binoche For too long in the movies – as in life – space exploration was presented as a boy's realm: brave, lantern-jawed men soaring off to the final frontier while their wives waited and fretted on terra firma. A recent spate of films and TV series h
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Covid vaccine technology pioneer: 'I never doubted it would work'
Katalin Karikó's mRNA research helped pave way for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna's successful work Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Hungarian-born biochemist who helped pioneer the research behind the mRNA technology used in the two Covid-19 vaccines showing positive results believes it was always a no-brainer. "I never doubted it would work," Katalin Karikó told th
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Klar på fire ben: Spot trasker videre, hvor andre robotter kører fast
PLUS. Den amerikanske robot Spot har erstattet hjul med fire ben og drøner lige nu op og ned ad trapper i Odense. På sigt kan robotten selv navigere og manipulere, og så vil der åbne sig en helt ny verden.
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Fem tegn på, at Jorden er ved at bukke under for vores madvaner
Vi udpiner jorden og smider en tredjedel af de fødevarer, vi producerer, væk.
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From lab to industry? Ideally ordered porous titania films, made at scale
Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have realized high-throughput production of thin, ordered through-hole membranes of titanium dioxide. Titania layers were grown using anodization on mask-etched titanium before being crystallized. Applying a second anodization, they converted part of the layer back to an amorphous state. The amorphous portion was then selectively dissolved to free the
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Höga halter av metan läcker från havsbotten i Arktis
Forskare har för första gången dokumenterat metangas som läcker från ett större område på havsbotten 500 kilometer från den Sibiriska kusten. Spela videon för att se när metanet bubblar upp.
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Forskare: Antikroppstest ska inte användas på individnivå
Antikroppstest ska inte användas av enskilda individer för att styra sitt eget beteende, utan på populationsnivå, enligt forskare i en ny artikel.
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Sentinel-6: 'Dog kennel' satellite blasts off on ocean mission
It may look like a dog house in space, but Sentinel-6 will make the most precise map of ocean height.
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Greenland Is Melting, And a New Model Suggests We've Greatly Underestimated Its Impact
Business as usual could be disastrous for sea levels.
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Chemical mutagenesis of a GPCR ligand: Detoxifying "inflammo-attraction" to direct therapeutic stem cell migration [Cell Biology]
A transplanted stem cell's engagement with a pathologic niche is the first step in its restoring homeostasis to that site. Inflammatory chemokines are constitutively produced in such a niche; their binding to receptors on the stem cell helps direct that cell's "pathotropism." Neural stem cells (NSCs), which express CXCR4, migrate…
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The Arabidopsis NRT1/PTR FAMILY protein NPF7.3/NRT1.5 is an indole-3-butyric acid transporter involved in root gravitropism [Plant Biology]
Active membrane transport of plant hormones and their related compounds is an essential process that determines the distribution of the compounds within plant tissues and, hence, regulates various physiological events. Here, we report that the Arabidopsis NITRATE TRANSPORTER 1/PEPTIDE TRANSPORTER FAMILY 7.3 (NPF7.3) protein functions as a transporter of indole-3-butyric…
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Mercury isotopes identify near-surface marine mercury in deep-sea trench biota [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences]
Mercury isotopic compositions of amphipods and snailfish from deep-sea trenches reveal information on the sources and transformations of mercury in the deep oceans. Evidence for methyl-mercury subjected to photochemical degradation in the photic zone is provided by odd-mass independent isotope values (Δ199Hg) in amphipods from the Kermadec Trench, which average…
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Characterization, stability, and application of domain walls in flexible mechanical metamaterials [Engineering]
Domain walls, commonly occurring at the interface of different phases in solid-state materials, have recently been harnessed at the structural scale to enable additional modes of functionality. Here, we combine experimental, numerical, and theoretical tools to investigate the domain walls emerging upon uniaxial compression in a mechanical metamaterial based on…
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Functional redundancy of type I and type II receptors in the regulation of skeletal muscle growth by myostatin and activin A [Physiology]
Myostatin (MSTN) is a transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) family member that normally acts to limit muscle growth. The function of MSTN is partially redundant with that of another TGF-β family member, activin A. MSTN and activin A are capable of signaling through a complex of type II and type I…
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Distinct neural ensemble response statistics are associated with recognition and discrimination of natural sound textures [Neuroscience]
The perception of sound textures, a class of natural sounds defined by statistical sound structure such as fire, wind, and rain, has been proposed to arise through the integration of time-averaged summary statistics. Where and how the auditory system might encode these summary statistics to create internal representations of these…
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I got an undergrad degree in Anthropology a few years ago and want to go to grad school for Cog Sci. I feel unprepared, any advice on how to make me a better applicant?
I got my undergrad degree in Anthro (BA) in 2016 and have developed a strong interest in Cog Sci over the past year or so… I'm fascinated by the way that language takes narrative shape and how those narratives can transcend physical reality to create complex illusory systems that dictate (portions) of human life. I'm also interested in perception, subjectivity within universality (as tied to li
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What do Animals Think and Feel | How do Animals think without Language ?
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Human Robots in the Future – Artificial Intelligent Robots could be threat to Humanity
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Neuroscientists Revive Memory Deficits and Brain Cell Loss in Diabetic Rats
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 6m cases as South Australia reports new case
Donald Trump Jr tests positive for Covid; South Australia makes pizza worker scapegoat for failures ; German doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patients . Follow latest updates 1.59am GMT In Australia , the state of Victoria has one active coronavirus case, however residents and visitors to Altona, in Melbourne's south-west, have been urged to get tested if they have even mild symp
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The Atlantic Daily: 9 Poems for a Tough Winter
Every weekday evening, our editors guide you through the biggest stories of the day, help you discover new ideas, and surprise you with moments of delight. Subscribe to get this delivered to your inbox . A scary season looms; poems can steel the spirit, or offer a distraction. Our writers and editors offer nine selections for exactly those purposes. Store them in your heart's cellar, and retrieve
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Trials to begin in UK for Covid antibody cocktail drug treatment
Scientists say jab could be used to protect those who cannot be given vaccines Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Major trials will begin this weekend of an antibody cocktail that scientists hope will protect people against Covid-19 and could be swiftly used in care homes or on cruise ships in the event of an outbreak. A UK volunteer will be given the first dose of a dr
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A Push Emerges for the First Native American Interior Secretary
An expanding coalition of Native Americans, liberal activists and Democrats in Congress are demanding an American Indian Interior secretary, and they want Deb Haaland.
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When states mandate masks, fewer people catch COVID-19
Do states with larger rural regions need mask mandates? The data says yes. (Mladen Borisov/Unsplash/) The governors of Iowa and North Dakota recently announced mandates that require people to wear masks in public . Both leaders previously resisted mask rules but issued them in the past week as daily COVID-19 cases spiked in their states , overrunning hospitals and intensive care units. Data from
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Signs of Recent Volcanic Eruption on Mars Hint at Habitats for Life
Not thought to be volcanically active, Mars may have experienced an eruption just 53,000 years ago.
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These 5 Science Projects are Perfect for Thanksgiving
From birdwatching on Thanksgiving to completing surveys about your family dog's behavior, these citizen science projects are perfect for the holiday.
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Spintronics advances: Controlling magnetization direction of magnetite at room temperature
Spintronics — based on the principles of electron charge and magnetic spin — goes beyond the limits of conventional electronics. However, spintronic devices are yet to see advances, because controlling the magnetization angle in the magnetic material is difficult. Now, scientists have developed an all-solid redox device composed of magnetite thin film and a solid electrolyte containing lithium i
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After more than a decade, ChIP-seq may be quantitative after all
For more than a decade, scientists studying epigenetics have used a powerful method called ChIP-seq to map changes in proteins and other critical regulatory factors across the genome. While ChIP-seq provides invaluable insights into the underpinnings of health and disease, it also faces a frustrating challenge: its results are often viewed as qualitative rather than quantitative, making interpreta
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After more than a decade, ChIP-seq may be quantitative after all
For more than a decade, scientists studying epigenetics have used a powerful method called ChIP-seq to map changes in proteins and other critical regulatory factors across the genome. While ChIP-seq provides invaluable insights into the underpinnings of health and disease, it also faces a frustrating challenge: its results are often viewed as qualitative rather than quantitative, making interpreta
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Donegal: Ministers shocked at peat slide devastation
Ministers visited the scene of a huge peat slide on the Tyrone Donegal border.
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Study: Countering hate on social media
The rise of online hate speech is a disturbing, growing trend in countries around the world, with serious psychological consequences and the potential to impact, and even contribute to, real-world violence. Citizen-generated counter speech may help discourage hateful online rhetoric, but it has been difficult to quantify and study. Until recently, studies have been limited to small-scale, hand-lab
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States unfairly burdening incarcerated people with 'pay-to-stay' fees
Pay-to-stay, the practice of charging people to pay for their own jail or prison confinement, is being enforced unfairly by using criminal, civil and administrative law, according to a new Rutgers University-New Brunswick led study.
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Zebra finches amazing at unmasking the bird behind the song
If songbirds could appear on "The Masked Singer" reality TV competition, zebra finches would likely steal the show. That's because they can rapidly memorize the signature sounds of at least 50 different members of their flock, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Folding of SARS-CoV2 genome reveals drug targets — and preparation for 'SARS-CoV3'
For the first time, an international research alliance has observed the RNA folding structures of the SARS-CoV2 genome with which the virus controls the infection process. Since these structures are very similar among various beta corona viruses, the scientists not only laid the foundation for the targeted development of novel drugs for treating COVID-19, but also for future occurrences of infecti
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Zebra finches amazing at unmasking the bird behind the song
If songbirds could appear on "The Masked Singer" reality TV competition, zebra finches would likely steal the show. That's because they can rapidly memorize the signature sounds of at least 50 different members of their flock, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Science reveals secrets of a mummy's portrait
How much information can you get from a speck of purple pigment, no bigger than the diameter of a hair, plucked from an Egyptian portrait that's nearly 2,000 years old? Plenty, according to a new study. Analysis of that speck can teach us about how the pigment was made, what it's made of—and maybe even a little about the people who made it. The study is published in the International Journal of Ce
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Monitoring glaucoma at home
Glaucoma is a chronic condition that affects cells at the back of the eye. It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. People with glaucoma, or at risk of developing glaucoma, require lifelong monitoring, including regular eye tests to track the progression of the disease. A study from City, University of London is the first in the world that suggests glaucoma eye tests can be per
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Zebra finches amazing at unmasking the bird behind the song
Like humans who can instantly tell which friend or relative is calling by the timbre of the person's voice, zebra finches have a near-human capacity for language mapping.
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After scalding critiques of study on gender and mentorship, journal says it is reviewing the work
Nature Communications paper claims female mentors are bad for early-career female scientists
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Worlds collide when three Science reporters—and parents—cover coronavirus and schools
Journalists discuss what it's like to live the stories they're reporting
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Congress Seeks Answers on Alaskan Mine Project
House investigators are seeking records from the developers of the Pebble Mine project and the Army Corps of Engineers, to determine whether the company misrepresented its plans.
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Hyperbaric oxygen treatment: Clinical trial reverses two biological processes associated with aging in human cells
A new study indicates that hyperbaric oxygen treatments (HBOT) in healthy aging adults can stop the aging of blood cells and reverse the aging process. In the biological sense, the adults' blood cells actually grow younger as the treatments progress.
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Insects can be the ultimate teaching tool for kids
Io moth caterpillars can be a common sight across eastern North America. (Renatto Mora/Unsplash/) Akito Y. Kawahara is an associate professor and curator of insects at the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. Megan Ennes is an assistant curator of museum education at the University of Florida. Amanda Markee is a researcher at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the Unive
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Science reveals secrets of a mummy's portrait
How much information can you get from a speck of purple pigment, no bigger than the diameter of a hair, plucked from an Egyptian portrait that's nearly 2,000 years old? Plenty, according to a new study. Analysis of that speck can teach us about how the pigment was made, what it's made of – and maybe even a little about the people who made it.
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These 5 Ancient Rulers Changed the World. But Their Bodies Haven't Been Found
Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, Attila, Boudica, and Genghis Khan: Their remains have never been uncovered by archeologists.
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How COVID-19 human challenge trials work — and why I volunteered | Sophie Rose
In April 2020, epidemiologist-in-training Sophie Rose volunteered to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. As a young, healthy adult, she's offering to take part in a human challenge trial, a study where participants are intentionally exposed to SARS-CoV-2 to test vaccines and gather critical data. Explaining how challenge trials could speed up the development of effective vaccines, Ros
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Hubble Glimpses Huge "Dark Rays" Streaming Out of Black Hole
Shadow Beams Scientists took a closer look at Hubble images of a supermassive black hole and saw what appeared to be long beams of darkness streaming out. The Harvard & Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) scientists behind the research still aren't sure what's causing the "dark rays." But according to research they published last month in The Astrophysical Journal Letters , their best guess
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Tesla Model 3 Crash Hurls Battery Cells Into Nearby Home
According to the police department of Corvallis, Oregon, slamming into large, stationary objects in a moving vehicle at over 100mph can have catastrophic effects on pretty much everything in the vicinity. On 11-17, the town police responded to a single-car crash in which the vehicle sheared "a power pole off at the base as well as striking and knocking over two trees and a telephone junction box.
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The hottest gifts to buy for the friend who's always cold
Invite your friends to come out and play regardless of the weather. (Dan Gold / Unsplash/) For some people this time of the year is far from a winter wonderland. While others are going on strolls to enjoy the crisp air or playing in the snow, these folks just don't seem to be built to withstand low temperatures. Just like bears, they seem to spend the last months of the year hibernating in the wa
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States unfairly burdening incarcerated people with 'pay-to-stay' fees
Pay-to-stay, the practice of charging people to pay for their own jail or prison confinement, is being enforced unfairly by using criminal, civil and administrative law, according to a new Rutgers University-New Brunswick led study.
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COVID-19 News from Annals of Internal Medicine
Ethical and Scientific Considerations Regarding the Early Approval and Deployment of a COVID-19 Vaccine.
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Supramolecular chemistry – Self-constructed folded macrocycles with low symmetry
The synthesis and self-organization of biological macromolecules is essential for life on earth. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich chemists now report the spontaneous emergence of complex ring-shaped macromolecules with low degrees of symmetry in the laboratory.
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Researchers examine which approaches are most effective at reducing COVID-19 spread
Researchers have found that physical distancing is universally effective at reducing the spread of COVID-19, while social bubbles and masks are more situation-dependent. The researchers developed a model to test the effectiveness of measures such as physical distancing, masks or social bubbles when used in various settings.
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After more than a decade, ChIP-seq may be quantitative after all
For more than a decade, scientists studying epigenetics have used a powerful method called ChIP-seq to map changes in proteins and other critical regulatory factors across the genome. While ChIP-seq provides invaluable insights into the underpinnings of health and disease, it also faces a frustrating challenge: its results are often viewed as qualitative rather than quantitative, making interpreta
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Frequent, rapid testing could cripple COVID-19 within weeks, study shows
When it comes to curbing the spread of COVID-19, test frequency and test turnaround-time are far more important than test sensitivity, according to a new study. The authors say frequent, rapid tests make 'personalized stay-at-home orders' possible.
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NASA Tests Experimental Interstellar Propulsion System
Going Interstellar Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory are testing whether they could harness the heat of the Sun to propel a spacecraft to the far reaches of the solar system, Wired reports — and maybe beyond it, to the interstellar wastes. According to the team working on the technology, solar propulsion is no longer a distant dream. The university's "solar sim
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Listen: How to Cancel Thanksgiving
The United States has passed a terrible milestone: 250,000 Americans have died of COVID-19. But with the holidays approaching and the spread worse than ever, the situation could become even more dire . Now is the time to have hard conversations about Thanksgiving, even though it will be awkward. On this episode of the Social Distance podcast, James Hamblin and Katherine Wells answer listener ques
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New rules for Arctic shipping 'a missed opportunity'
Environmental groups say new regulations on ships carrying polluting oils in the Arctic don't go far enough.
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