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Not enough Covid vaccine for all until 2024, says biggest producer
Serum Institute warns that companies are not increasing production capacity quickly enough
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Grønlands største ishylde er knækket: 'Det er overhovedet ikke overraskende. Det er nærmest en kliche'
Et areal på størrelse med Samsø er knækket af en gletcher i Grønland på grund af temperaturstigninger.
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Structural bases of IMiD selectivity that emerges by 5-hydroxythalidomide
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18488-4 5-hydroxythalidomide is a primary thalidomide metabolite generated by the cytochrome P450 isozymes. The reported data, including crystal structure of the 5-hydroxythalidomide-mediated complex of CRBN with SALL4, elucidate how additional hydroxy group of the metabolite enhances the interaction of CRBN with t
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It-firma forsøgte at skjule læk af forsikringsdata på danske kunder
Dansk it-virksomhed mente, at det var unødvendigt at orientere Datatilsynet om et stort læk af forsikringskunders oplysninger.
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Covid-19 News: Live Updates
The campaign event near Las Vegas ignored a state directive, and the Nevada governor criticized President Trump as "taking reckless and selfish actions."
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Australians hope to save whale from crocodile-infested river
Marine authorities were puzzling on Monday over how to persuade at least one wayward humpback whale to leave a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia and continue an annual migration to Antarctica.
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Australians hope to save whale from crocodile-infested river
Marine authorities were puzzling on Monday over how to persuade at least one wayward humpback whale to leave a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia and continue an annual migration to Antarctica.
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AI ethics groups are repeating one of society's classic mistakes
International organizations and corporations are racing to develop global guidelines for the ethical use of artificial intelligence. Declarations, manifestos, and recommendations are flooding the internet. But these efforts will be futile if they fail to account for the cultural and regional contexts in which AI operates. AI systems have repeatedly been shown to cause problems that disproportiona
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Analysis of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein glycan shield reveals implications for immune recognition
Scientific Reports, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-71748-7
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Short-term behavioural impact contrasts with long-term fitness consequences of biologging in a long-lived seabird
Scientific Reports, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-72199-w
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UQCRH downregulation promotes Warburg effect in renal cell carcinoma cells
Scientific Reports, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-72107-2
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Sympathetic nerves control bacterial clearance
Scientific Reports, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-72008-4
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Factor analysis of acute kidney injury in patients administered liposomal amphotericin B in a real-world clinical setting in Japan
Scientific Reports, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-72135-y
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An integrated RF-receive/B0-shim array coil boosts performance of whole-brain MR spectroscopic imaging at 7 T
Scientific Reports, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-71623-5 An integrated RF-receive/B 0 -shim array coil boosts performance of whole-brain MR spectroscopic imaging at 7 T
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Drivers of farmer-managed natural regeneration in the Sahel. Lessons for restoration
Scientific Reports, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41598-020-70746-z
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Hitchhiking seeds pose substantial risk of nonnative plant invasions
A team of researchers from the USDA Forest Service, Arkansas State University, and other organizations conducted a study over two seasons at the Port of Savannah, Georgia to inventory nonnative plant seeds that entered the U.S. on refrigerated shipping containers; determine their viability as potential invasive species; and propose strategies for reducing risk to native ecosystems and agricultural
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TRESK regulates brain to track time using sunlight as its cue
Research from the University of Kent has found that TRESK, a calcium regulated two-pore potassium channel, regulates the brain's central circadian clock to differentiate behaviour between day and night.
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Study examines how civil wars affect wildlife populations
A new study comprehensively reveals how civil wars impact wildlife in countries affected by conflict. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA), in the UK, Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), Brazil, and University of Agostinho Neto (UAN), Angola, found that the main impacts of civil wars on native mammals are often indirect, ultimately arising from institutional and socio-economic chan
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Give us green post-Covid recovery, urges CBI boss
The head of the industry body is urging government to create new green jobs to lift productivity.
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Overlæge: Den permanent dysfungerende Sundhedsplatform
Det er på tide, at man indser, at Sundhedsplatformen ikke kan reddes og i stedet køber det velfungerende jyske it-system.
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Low elevation of Svalbard glaciers drives high mass loss variability
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18356-1 Svalbard glaciers are among the lowest ice masses in the Arctic, with a peak in glacier area below 450 m elevation. Using a high-resolution climate model, here the authors show that a modest warming in the mid-1980s propagated meltwater runoff above the glacier area peak, amplifying Svalbard mass loss from
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Deep learning enabled smart mats as a scalable floor monitoring system
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18471-z Designing efficient and fast monitoring and response systems for smart building/home applications remains a challenge. Here, the authors propose a smart floor monitoring system developed through the integration of self-powered triboelectric sensing mechanism and deep learning data analytics.
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Dual blockade of CD47 and HER2 eliminates radioresistant breast cancer cells
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18245-7 The emergence of tumour adaptive radioresistance can limit the success of radiation therapy and immunotherapy in breast cancer. In this study, the authors demonstrate that CD47 and HER2 are coordinating in tumor response to radiation and that co-blockage of both receptors can eliminate radiorestistant breas
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Chemical entrapment and killing of insects by bacteria
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18462-0 Streptomyces bacteria produce metabolites with diverse biological activities. Here, Ho et al. show that some of these metabolites are volatile terpenes that attract fruit flies, while other metabolites can kill the insect's larvae upon ingestion of bacterial spores.
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Precise allele-specific genome editing by spatiotemporal control of CRISPR-Cas9 via pronuclear transplantation
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18391-y Injecting Cas9 and gRNA into an animal zygote often produces mosaicism and random biallelic targeting. Here, the authors use pronuclear transfer to reduce mosaicism and selectively target parental alleles.
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An artificial sensory neuron with visual-haptic fusion
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18375-y Designing bioinspired perceptual system remains a challenge. Here, the authors report a bimodal artificial sensory neuron, integrating a resistive pressure sensor, a perovskite-based photodetector, a hydrogel-based ionic cable, and a synaptic transistor, to implement the visual-haptic fusion for motion cont
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Caspase-8 mediates inflammation and disease in rodent malaria
Nature Communications, Published online: 14 September 2020; doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18295-x Inflammasome activation plays a role in malaria pathogenesis, but details aren't well understood. Here, the authors show that caspase-8 is a central mediator of systemic inflammation in rodent malaria and that monocytes from malaria patients express active caspases-1, -4 and -8.
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Hitchhiking seeds pose substantial risk of nonnative plant invasions
Seeds that float in the air can hitchhike in unusual places—like the air-intake grille of a refrigerated shipping container. A team of researchers from the USDA Forest Service, Arkansas State University, and other organizations recently conducted a study that involved vacuuming seeds from air-intake grilles over two seasons at the Port of Savannah, Georgia.
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Study examines how civil wars affect wildlife populations
A new study comprehensively reveals how civil wars impact wildlife in countries affected by conflict.
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Time: Do the past, present, and future exist all at once?
Everything we do as living organisms is dependent, in some capacity, on time. The concept is so complex that scientists still argue whether it exists or if it is an illusion. In this video, astrophysicist Michelle Thaller, science educator Bill Nye, author James Gleick, and neuroscientist Dean Buonomano discuss how the human brain perceives of the passage of time, the idea in theoretical physics
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Hitchhiking seeds pose substantial risk of nonnative plant invasions
Seeds that float in the air can hitchhike in unusual places—like the air-intake grille of a refrigerated shipping container. A team of researchers from the USDA Forest Service, Arkansas State University, and other organizations recently conducted a study that involved vacuuming seeds from air-intake grilles over two seasons at the Port of Savannah, Georgia.
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Study examines how civil wars affect wildlife populations
A new study comprehensively reveals how civil wars impact wildlife in countries affected by conflict.
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Kritik af DSBs rolle i udbud af nye S-tog
PLUS. Det er endnu uklart, hvilken rolle DSB får, når fremtidens – efter planen førerløse – S-tog får sin debut. En potentiel ny operatør kritiserer rollefordelingen i et brev til transportministeren.
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Covid vaccine tracker: when will a coronavirus vaccine be ready?
More than 170 teams of researchers are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine. Here is their progress Researchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, with more than 170 candidate vaccines now tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO). Continue reading…
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De flesta partiers väljare är positiva till mångfald
Kvinnorna har inte haft så goda erfarenheter av mångfald sedan mätningarna började 2005, och de flesta partiers väljare är positiva. Mångfaldsbarometern från Högskolan i Gävle visar också att majoriteten anser att nyanlända inte alls är mer högljudda och stökiga än svenskar. Nästan sex av tio svenskar anser att människor med utländsk bakgrund ska ha möjlighet att bevara sina kulturella traditione
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Humpback whales enter crocodile river 'in Australian first'
At least one humpback whale remains in the Australian river after getting lost.
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Myriad Exoplanets in Our Galaxy Could Be Made of Diamond And Rock
Just because it's precious on Earth, doesn't make it valuable in the galactic commons.
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In the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, can we trust the CDC and FDA any more?
Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the US, increasing concern has been expressed about the politicization of the CDC and FDA due to pressure from the Trump administration to downplay the severity of the pandemic and push out treatments and a vaccine as fast as possible, potentially at the expense of safety. This has led me to a disturbing question: Can I trust the CDC and FDA any more?
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Aalborg gør klar til BRT busser i stort udbud
PLUS. Nordjyllands Trafikselskab satser på, at de 13 BRT busser og 98 bybusser bliver emissionsfrie.
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Logiska felslut och argumentationsfel
Dåliga argument Inom vetenskaplig skepticism (men också inom många andra områden) talas det ofta om logiska felslut, på engelska kallade "logical fallacies". Vad är då ett "logisk felslut" och vad menar skeptiker när de hänvisar till det? Ett logisk felslut eller argumentationsfel är ett resonemang som kan låta övertygande men som vid närmare eftertanke inte […] The post appeared first on Vetens
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Dead horses won't flog themselves
"This is electrophoresis porn, readers, a phrase that I never expected to find myself writing." -Smut Clyde
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[Mega Thread] Careers in Cognitive Science
Hi everyone, There have been a number of posts recently asking about different career options in cognitive science. This is an especially popular question at the start of the academic calendar, as students consider what classes to take or jobs to apply for. This sub is meant for the discussion of science itself, rather than careers available to those who study it. However, it's clearly an importa
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I'm a computational cogsci major and cs minor… what fields can I go into with just a bachelors degree?
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Global coronavirus report: WHO sees record daily rise in cases around world
India reports more than 94,000 new cases; Israel the first to reimpose national lockdown; encouraging signs in Australian state of Victoria Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health Organization reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 307,930 in 24 hours. The biggest increases were from India , the Uni
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As domestic violence spikes, many victims and their children have nowhere to live
COVID-19 has left many victims of domestic violence facing difficulties feeding their children and accessing services for safe housing, transportation and childcare once they leave shelters, according to a Rutgers study published in the journal Violence Against Women.
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Gun laws in neighboring states affect state gun deaths, new evidence
New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) shows that gun laws in neighboring states have an effect on gun death rates in adjoining states. In findings published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, weaker firearm laws in neighboring states correlated with more firearm deaths within a state. This is useful information for state policymakers wh
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Just $5 per person a year could prevent future pandemic, says ex-WHO head
Cost would be billions, but represents a huge saving on $11tn response to Covid-19, estimates show Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Spending $5 (£3.90) per person annually on global health security over the next five years could prevent a future "catastrophic" pandemic, according to a former head of the World Health Organization (WHO). It would cost the world billions
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Hemligheten bakom Hadzafolkets goda hälsa
Kan det vara hälsosammare att sitta på huk än att tillbringa dagen på en kontorsstol? Ja, menar amerikanska forskare som jämfört folkgruppen Hadza med västerlänningars vardag.
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Vanliga myter om dieter och övervikt
Få områden attraherar så många självutnämnda experter som kost och hälsa. Men vad säger egentligen forskningen om några av de "sanningar" som figurerar idag?
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Direktør i Statens It om stor fyringsrunde: »Det her bliver vanskeligt«
Samtidig fortæller Michael Ørnø, at sparekniven bliver ført med en rolig hånd, og at den ikke skyldes krise – endnu.
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Climate change: Warmth shatters section of Greenland ice shelf
A big chunk of ice breaks away from the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf – 79N, or Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden.
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Styrelse: Power-to-x bliver energisluger af rang
PLUS. Energistyrelsen skønner, at der i 2040 skal etableres 3200 MW havmøllekapacitet alene til at producere strøm til fremstilling af en begrænset mængde power-to-x-brændstoffer. Energiprofessor bekræfter det voldsomme elforbrug.
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Protector of Brazil's Indigenous Groups Fatally Shot With Arrow by Isolated Tribe
Rieli Franciscato led a protection program with the government.
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Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record new global cases; Israel becomes first country to reimpose lockdown
WHO records more than 307,000 cases in 24 hours to Sunday ; Victoria, Australia sees lowest case rise in nearly 3 months ; Cases hit daily record in Czech Republic. Follow the latest updates Israel becomes first country to reimpose national lockdown Oxford University resumes Covid-19 vaccine trials Trump ally who tried to change Covid reports was 'fighting deep state' Australian diplomats sent to
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Baby heartbeat reveals the stress of having a depressed or anxious mother
Scientists have shown that the babies of mothers dealing with anxiety or depression exhibit physiologically stronger signs of stress than babies of healthy mothers, when given a standard stress test. These babies show a significantly increased heart rate, which researchers fear may lead to imprinted emotional stresses as the child grows up
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Improved early psychosis detection system may halve risk in young people
Doctors have developed a new data mining method to detect many young people with emerging psychosis. The new methods, based on advanced data mining to pick up early risk sign from schools, hospitals, and general doctors, will be presented at the ECNP virtual congress, and is in press with a peer-reviewed journal.
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Trinity Challenge aims to protect the world against future pandemics
Initiative will harness data and analytics to defeat the next Covid-19 before it gets going
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Starwatch: Polaris – centre point of the northern sky
How to find the pole star, not the brightest star in the sky, but the closest to the pole – for now This week, take the opportunity to identify Polaris , the north star. From many northern latitudes, the constellation of Ursa Major, the Great Bear, never sets and it can act as a pointer. The brightest, most recognisable part of that constellation, is the asterism known as the Plough. Finding the
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In Trump's Virtual World, Real Catastrophes Do Not Compute
Oregon is on fire. Throughout the state, tens of thousands of people have been forced to take refuge. They are sleeping in their cars , in a convention center , on the floors of packed prisons . Several towns have been destroyed . Cities have been evacuated. Hundreds of homes have burned. The suburbs of Portland are threatened, and the situation might get worse: Unusually strong, dry winds and ve
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Israel to enter lockdown again as second wave of Covid-19 surges
Minister resigns after Netanyahu announces 3-week shutdown over Jewish holy period
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Battle on to save Brazil's tropical wetlands from flames
A vast swath of a vital wetlands is burning in Brazil, sweeping across several national parks and obscuring the sun behind dense smoke.
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Vaccine Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists
Researchers say drug companies need to be more open about how vaccine trials are run to reassure Americans who are skittish about getting a coronavirus vaccine.
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Senfølger er ikke unikt for corona: 'Et virus kan finde på hvad som helst'
I sjældne tilfælde kan forskellige vira give alt fra søvnsygdomme til hjernebetændelse.
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Covid tests sent to Italy and Germany as UK labs are overwhelmed
Leaked documents reveal backlog of 185,000 swabs and tests sent abroad for processing Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The government's coronavirus testing programme is dealing with a backlog of 185,000 swabs, with tests being sent to Italy and Germany as local labs are overwhelmed. Not even a week after the government was forced to apologise for continuing delays to
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Will people in the future be able to send blog posts back through time?
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To Fight Fires, California Must Burn – SF Weekly
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Resilience Is the New Black: The Lessons of Covid-19
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Robot Dog Controller
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How the 5G network will affect AI. The short and no buzzword version
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Elon Musk Accuses Bill Gates Of Being Clueless About Electric Trucks
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Aerospace Engineering Students Develop Hybrid Rocket Engine
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Transformers are Graph Neural Networks
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Akira-Like Electric Superbike Concept Provides Glimpse Into the Future
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Indianapolis boy cured of sickle cell disease after stem cell transplant
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BP Enters Offshore Wind With $1.1 Billion U.S. Investment
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The Latest on Covid-19: Live Updates
A 58-year-old college president in Georgia died of Covid-19. One member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet resigned from Israel's government over a nationwide lockdown that coincides with key holidays.
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The Enduring Mystery of Earth's Water
New clues have emerged on exactly where your last drink came from — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Washington: Images of the Evergreen State
Washington State is home to more than 7.6 million residents, most living on the western side of the Cascade Mountains. I originally published these photos of Washington last year , dedicating them to my mother and father, who loved their home state, and who had passed away the month before. The warm reactions to that photo story were what inspired me to undertake this larger project, " Fifty ," p
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Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets
More than one quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, with researchers warning this puts them at greater risk of serious side-effects.
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Resilience Is the New Black: The Lessons of Covid-19
For years it can seem as if the world is predictable, and then all at once, everything changes. Most of us have been blown away by the speed at which the coronavirus, Covid-19, has swept the world. But 2020's pace is more comprehensible if you see the pandemic as an exponential phenomenon. When spreading unchecked, coronavirus infections were doubling over a short time frame, and the doubling tim
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An Ode to Small Talk
Tim Lahan The correct answer to the question "How are you?" is Not too bad . Why? Because it's all-purpose. Whatever the circumstances, whatever the conditions, Not too bad will get you through. In good times it projects a decent pessimism, an Eeyore-ish reluctance to get carried away. On an average day it bespeaks a muddling-through modesty. And when things are rough, really rough, it becomes a
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The Democrats May Not Be Able to Concede
This is the era of expecting the worst while hoping for the merely tolerable. Some might say that the worst is already happening—economic disaster and 190,000 dead from a pandemic—while the president and his surrogates insist, in a feat of self-delusion, that the "best is yet to come." As someone who has argued against catastrophism—I don't believe Donald Trump is a fascist or a dictator in the m
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How Putin Got Into America's Mind
In August, the Senate Intelligence Committee reported in exhaustive detail how Russia sowed division in the United States and sought to meddle in the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump. Immediately, Republicans and Democrats battled over whether the Trump campaign had engaged in a "criminal conspiracy" with Russia, or "collusion," or "cooperation," or established "ties"—or whether, as the Whi
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Photos of California's Suffocating Smoke
When Balazs Gardi set out to photograph California's wildfires last month, he avoided the towering infernos and burning edifices. He went where the flames crept slowly over the land or were all but extinguished. After 9/11, Gardi spent more than a decade chronicling the war in Afghanistan, and there he came to understand that the image that most grabs the viewer's attention does not necessarily p
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The Pandemic Has Parents Fleeing From Schools—Maybe Forever
When Sharon Jackson looks out on the mid-pandemic landscape of New York City, she sees a scary place for a sixth grader. Her daughter, Sophia, just graduated from the kind of Lower Manhattan public school where the PTA can easily raise money for iPads and SMART Boards. Jackson liked that Sophia's days were structured, and that she was able to make a handful of close friends. The past six months,
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In Search of the First Female Sports Superstar
Illustration by Paul Spella; image from PA Images / Alamy C harlotte Dod was only 16 when she challenged a man to single combat—three men, in fact. It was the summer of 1888, and the British prodigy had already won two Wimbledon titles, earning her the nickname "Little Wonder." But Dod was always eager for another victory, and three singles matches, each against a top-ranked male tennis player, w
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Debat: Naturvidenskab er også sikkerhedspolitik
Naturvidenskabelig forskning i Danmark har i det seneste år måttet afbryde eller undlade at forlænge samarbejde med kinesiske forskere efter sikkerhedspolitiske og etiske overvejelser. Dette er den nye normal for naturvidenskab, forskning og erhvervsliv.
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Buddy up for a longer, harder workout
Working out together makes everything a bit easier. ( Quino Al / Unsplash/) Even with gyms reopening at limited capacity, it's still safer to exercise at home or outdoors. So, we're dubbing this September Muscle Month to help you keep up your fitness, power, and health in socially distant times. If you've been finding it hard to pump up the intensity of your workouts lately, we hear you. Listenin
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Knife Aid Review: A Decent, but Not Great, Mail-in Sharpening Service
This mail-in knife-sharpening service is a great convenience, but the quality of its work doesn't always make the cut.
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Skin Care and Makeup Get the High-Tech Treatment
Allure and WIRED teamed up to create this guide to the technology transforming beauty and wellness.
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Governments Shouldn't Choose the News in Your Feed
A proposed law in Australia would force Facebook and Google to pay news publishers for their content—and create a state-sponsored media regime.
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How Old Is This Ancient Vision of the Stars?
It's a tale of bronze, iron, looting and archaeological conflict.
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Leviathan task: saving the whales in Dublin's 'dead zoo'
A huddle of specialised staff at Dublin's "dead zoo" perform a high-wire puzzle, delicately disassembling two whale skeletons that have dangled airborne for over a century.
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'Superfungus' threatens last Panamanian golden frogs
Cocooned from the outside world, some 200 critically endangered golden frogs are living a sheltered existence in Panama, protected from a devastating fungus that threatens to wipe out a third of the country's amphibian species—a situation scientists describe as "critical."
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Leviathan task: saving the whales in Dublin's 'dead zoo'
A huddle of specialised staff at Dublin's "dead zoo" perform a high-wire puzzle, delicately disassembling two whale skeletons that have dangled airborne for over a century.
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'Superfungus' threatens last Panamanian golden frogs
Cocooned from the outside world, some 200 critically endangered golden frogs are living a sheltered existence in Panama, protected from a devastating fungus that threatens to wipe out a third of the country's amphibian species—a situation scientists describe as "critical."
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Smoke chokes West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing
Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year.
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Other Ways to Say Black Face
Audio produced by T Bone Burnett and David Leonard Take the cork he said We were out Walking it made me feel free he said I stopped walking I said I'm sorry I beg Your pardon Takethecork do you mean Blackface Yes that's right he said It's Natural to want tobedifferent to want To feel free OhWhiteBoy oh Lord Oh tell me sir yes tell me how you want To FeelFree ole boy here on my street Tell me do I
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Covid-19 Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis
A 58-year-old college president in Georgia died of Covid-19. One member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet resigned from Israel's government over a nationwide lockdown that coincides with key holidays.
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Mathematicians Open a New Front on an Ancient Number Problem
For millennia, many have wondered whether odd perfect numbers exist. Insight could come from studying the next best things.
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1933: Fireakslede bogievogne øger fart og komfort i Københavns sporvogne
Ved konstruktionen af de nye sporvogne har stadsarkitekten fundet inspiration i et luftfartøjs kabine, og ved inddelingen af vinduer er det lykkedes at give motorvogn og bivogn et mere ensartet udseende, end man ser andre steder.
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Earth Hasn't Warmed This Fast in Tens of Millions of Years
Chemical analyses of ancient sediments allowed scientists to put together one of the most comprehensive climate histories of the planet — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Traeger Ironwood 650 Review: Easy Grilling
If you want to become a pitmaster without leaving the couch, this Wi-Fi-powered electric pellet smoker and app can help.
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The Safest Ways to Log In to Your Computer
Passwords, keyfobs, fingerprints—there are lots of ways to gain access to your laptop or desktop. Here are the best and most secure.
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Everyone Wants to Crack Down on China—Except Silicon Valley
Many Democrats agree with Trump on curbing the country's influence. But a Biden administration, influenced by tech, may strike a different tone.
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How to make your own luck and turn a mistake into the best thing ever
Seeing meaning in the unexpected can help turn mistakes into opportunities, says researcher Dr Christian Busch Dr Christian Busch has had a lucky life. He narrowly escaped a catastrophic car accident at the age of 18. The car was wrecked but he walked away without a scratch. It was just the wake-up call he needed. "I turned my life around. Before that I'd been a reckless teenager who lived in the
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As Wildfires Grow More Intense, Iconic Western Forests May Not Come Back
Extreme fires are more likely with climate change, and they're making it harder for some tree species to regenerate. Ecologists say this could transform large areas of Western forest into grassland. (Image credit: Michael Elizabeth Sakas/CPR News)
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Spørg Fagfolket: Hvem får gavn af min overskudsstrøm fra solcelleanlægget?
En læser forærer sin overskudsstrøm fra solcelleanlægget gratis til nettet. Men hvem vinder egentlig på det? Det svarer energirådgiver på.
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Covid vaccine tracker: when will a coronavirus vaccine be ready?
More than 170 teams of researchers are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine. Here is their progress Researchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, with more than 170 candidate vaccines now tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO). Continue reading…
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Lig får skoven til at skifte farve: Kan blive en del af opklaring af mord i fremtiden
Blandt andet har rygere et stof i kroppen, som kan gøre træernes blade lysere.
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Are Fever Checks a Good Gatekeeper for Covid?
Fever checks are becoming de rigueur in many workplaces and restaurants, even though federal health officials say they are of limited value.
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Should mother's milk be produced in the lab?
Human milk grown from mammary cells could liberate breastfeeding women – but it's a controversial sell One of the saddest things about being diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago (it was fortunately treatable) was having to stop breastfeeding my 10-month-old baby. Unceremoniously she was shunted on to an early diet of pure solid food, which I reasoned was probably just as nutritious as inf
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Care home staff fear for residents as Covid-19 cases rise across UK
Managers say there have been delays in receiving test results for staff Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Care home staff have expressed growing anxiety about a rise in hospitalisations and deaths among their most vulnerable residents, after leaked documents from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) revealed an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in
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Coronavirus: Disposable masks 'causing enormous plastic waste'
The government is urged to do more to get people to wear reusable, washable face coverings.
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Klimavenligt dataforbrug kræver vandkøling
PLUS. Til trods for at vandkøling er anerkendt som den mest energieffektive køleteknologi i datacentre, er der stadig lange udsigter til, at teknologien vinder indpas.
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'We've learned how we need to act': Spain braces for second wave of Covid
Despite a big rise in infections, particularly among younger people, there is no sense of panic on the streets around Madrid Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage An hour or so before lunch on Thursday, Ángela Falcón stepped out of the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and on to the hot and busy streets of Parla. "I'm scared and I very seldom come out but when I do, I s
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Scientists baffled by orcas ramming sailing boats near Spain and Portugal
From the Strait of Gibraltar to Galicia, orcas have been harassing yachts, damaging vessels and injuring crew Full story: 'I've never seen or heard of attacks' – scientists baffled by orcas harassing boats Scientists have been left baffled by incidents of orcas ramming sailing boats along the Spanish and Portuguese coasts. In the last two months, from southern to northern Spain, sailors have sent
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I was infected with coronavirus in March, six months on I'm still unwell
Charlie Russell, 27, is one of an estimated 600,000 people with post-Covid illness, a condition that may give an insight into ME Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage It's day 182 after being infected by Covid-19, and Charlie Russell is not doing the things that other 27-year-olds are doing. He's not running 5km three times a week like he used to. He's not going to the pub
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Fem saker vi lärt oss om coronaviruset
Det har verkligen gått undan för att vara i forskarvärlden. Resultat efter resultat har publicerats, men vad har vi fått veta egentligen?
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Danmark sender penge til fattige lande: Alligevel bidrager de mere til vores økonomi end omvendt
Det skyldes blandet andet, at rige lande køber råstoffer, som sælges tilbage som dyrt elektronik.
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When methane-eating microbes eat ammonia instead
As a side effect of their metabolism, microorganisms living on methane can also convert ammonia. In the process, they produce nitric oxide (NO), a central molecule in the global nitrogen cycle. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen (DE), and Radboud University, Nijmegen (NL), now discovered the enzyme that produces NO, closing an important gap in our understandin
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Lista: Det här visste du inte om vikt
Hadzafolket i Tanzania rör sig mer per dag än vad genomsnittsamerikanen gör på en vecka – ändå förbränner de lika många kalorier. Det finns också personer som känner sig mätta nästan hela tiden på grund av en genvariation.
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Därför får sumobrottare inte fetmarelaterade sjukdomar
Trots sumobrottares kroppshyddor och mängd kroppsfett får de sällan sjukdomar förknippade med fetma. Anledningen är hormonet adiponektin som utsöndras vid träning. – Det guidar fetter i blodet till säkra lagringsplatser, säger biokemisten Sylvia Tara i Vetenskapens värld.
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Brian Cox and Adele's producer Paul Epworth discuss music and the cosmos
How do physics and space travel inspire musicians? Award-winning producer Paul Epworth finds out.
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When Women Lead Protest Movements
One of the most striking things about the prodemocracy protests in Belarus has been the outsize role of women. A woman, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, has emerged as the unlikely political challenger to longtime Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Two of the country's highest-profile opposition figures, who have been abducted or compelled to flee the country, are women. One of them, Maria Koles
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Scientists use 'acoustic tweezers' to move particles in Petri dishes hands-free
Acoustic tweezers allow bioparticles and cells to be precisely manipulated without touching them. Sound waves grab and move very tiny objects as desired. Previously available only in expensive and complex devices, acoustic tweezers have now been built into Petri dishes. Though many of us get to know Petri dishes in school as containers of bacterial cultures, in a research context, they may contai
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Coronavirus live news: France cases top 10,000 in one day; Victoria records 41 new infections
Cases also rising in England and Scotland as Europe outbreak worsens; seven more deaths in worst-hit Australian state; Oxford University vaccine trials to resume. Follow developments live Oxford University resumes Covid-19 vaccine trials Trump ally who tried to change Covid reports was 'fighting deep state' 'World-leadingly bad': the week Covid resurged in the UK 1.08am BST Australia's health min
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Electroconvulsive therapy shown to significantly reduce suicide risk in Bipolar patients
One of the largest ever studies of patients with untreatable bipolar disorder has shown that ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) was able to reduce suicide risk by 84% in high-risk patients, as well as giving effective treatment to around 72% of sufferers.
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Measuring brainwaves while sleeping can tell if you should switch antidepressants
Scientists have discovered that measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict whether a patient will respond to treatment from depression. This enables patients to switch to a new treatment rather than continue the ineffective treatment (and the depression) for weeks without knowing the outcome.
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Gilead nears deal to buy cancer drug maker for $20bn
Offer is worth close to double New Jersey-based Immunomedics' market value
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Trump Pressed for Plasma Therapy. Officials Worry, Is an Unvetted Vaccine Next?
New details of how the president has demanded faster action from health agencies help explain the intensifying concern that he could demand pre-Election Day approval of a vaccine.
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