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CDC-studie: Infektion med COVID-19 øger risiko for diabetes blandt børn

Stort studie fra CDC viser, at hvis børn har været smittet med coronavirus, har de 2,5 gange højere risiko for senere at få en diagnose med diabetes. Vicepræsident for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation efterlyser mere forskning, før man kan konkludere dette.



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Deltacron: the story of the variant that wasn't

***News of a 'super variant' combining Delta and Omicron spread rapidly last week, but researchers say it never existed and the sequences may have resulted from contamination.



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***Sådan laver du din egen kunstige stemme

Vil tekst-til-tale-modeller gøre podcast-værten overflødig – og kan gæsterne også bare erstattes med en computergeneret stemme? Det er fagre nye verden i ugens Transformator.



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***Increasingly efficient production of human pluripotent stem cells

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed a new, faster and more reliable technique for reverting human cells to the stem cell state. Pluripotent stem cells are a key tool in biomedicine for modeling various diseases and developing novel therapies.



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***Drug treats Parkinson's, then makes it worse

Researchers have discovered a possible reason why L-dopa, the front-line drug for treating Parkinson's disease, loses efficacy as treatment progresses. The drug causes dyskinesia, involuntary, erratic muscle movements of the patient's face, arms, legs, and torso. "Paradoxically, the exact therapy that improved the quality of life for tens of thousands of Parkinson's patients is the one that contr



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***Infrared goggles and vibrating armband help people who are blind 'see'

An array of vibrating pads can convey a low-resolution image of a location to help people who are blind navigate



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***The world's first liquid hydrogen tanker, the Suiso Frontier, docked at Hastings in Victoria, Australia yesterday and is due to depart for Japan next week, carrying the world's first cargo – at minus 253C.

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***Electric car batteries could be used to supply power to the grid say Dutch scientists – MoneySavingExpat

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***Supplement appears to boost muscle, mitochondria health

An oral supplement intended to stimulate a natural body process appears to promote muscle endurance and mitochondrial health in humans. New research suggests that the supplement, urolithin A, may help improve or prolong muscle activity in people who are aging or who have diseases that make exercise difficult.



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***Newly discovered DNA repair mechanisms point to potential therapy targets for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases

Faulty DNA damage repair can lead to many types of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and other serious disorders. Investigators have developed high-throughput microscopy and machine learning systems that can identify and classify DNA repair factors. The investigators have identified nine previously unknown factors involved in the process of cellular DNA repair.



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***How do tics develop?

A team of researchers has identified a neural network which is responsible for generating tic disorders. Targeting of this network via deep brain stimulation delivered by a pacemaker-like device has resulted in the alleviation of symptoms in people with Tourette syndrome. The researchers' findings could serve as a basis for improving the treatment of people with severe tic disorders.



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***Bionic eye implant enables blind UK woman to detect visual signals

Breakthrough offers hope of restoration of sight to people suffering vision loss because of dry AMD An 88-year-old woman has told of her joy at becoming the first patient in the UK to benefit from a groundbreaking bionic eye implant that enabled her to detect signals for the first time since going blind. The woman from Dagenham suffers from geographic atrophy. The condition is the most common for



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Perifer bypass: Aktiv forebyggelse af amputationer varierer betydeligt

Ca. 16 pct. af patienter, der har fået perifer bypasskirurgi, gennemgår en større amputation inden for et år efter operationen, men med store regionale forskelle, fremgår det af årsrapporten fra Landsregistret Karbase.



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Psykiatriformand er bekymret for politisk 'cherry picking'

Dansk Psykiatrisk Selskab er overordnet meget tilfreds med resultatet af det faglige oplæg til en 10-årsplan for psykiatrien. Men formand Gitte Ahle frygter, at politikerne ikke følger de ambitiøse, prioriterede anbefalinger, og i stedet fortsætter den ustrukturerede, pletvise indsats, der har kendetegnet psykiatrien de sidste mange år.



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Der mangler standarder for isoleret aortaklapoperation

Få patienter på hvert hjertecenter giver stor statistisk usikkerhed om resultater for isoleret aortaklapoperation.



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Eksperter om behandling af blodpropper i hjertet: Danmark gør det godt

To danske eksperter gør status over, hvor langt vi er kommet i forhold til at forebygge og behandle blodpropper i hjertet. Det går godt, er den samstemmige udmelding, men der er stadig rum til forbedringer.



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Færre dør af stroke – men tallet skal længere ned

Danmark er internationalt i førertrøjen, når det kommer til både forebyggelse og behandling af stroke. Alligevel kan vi gøre det bedre, mener leder af Dansk Stroke Center.



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Faldende antal patienter får kombineret bypass- og klapoperation

Få patienter på hvert af de fire hjertecentre giver stor statistisk usikkerhed om resultaterne, mener styregruppen bag Dansk Hjerteregister.



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Atrieflimren: For få kommer hurtigt i AK-behandling

Der er for mange patienter med atrieflimren, der ikke kommer i blodfortyndende behandling inden for 14 dage efter, at de har fået stillet diagnosen



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Fortsat for lang ventetid til operation for forsnævring i halspulsåren

Patienter med forbigående blodpropper i hjernen venter for længe på operation, mener styregruppen bag Landsregistret Karbase



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Få overblikket: Danmarks Bedste Hospitaler til hjerte-kar-behandlinger 2022

Med udgangspunkt i kvalitetsdata fra årsrapporter på hjerte-kar-området har Dagens Medicin netop rangeret Danmarks Bedste Hospitaler til hjerte-kar-behandling inden for 10 områder og på tværs af alle områderne. Få overblikket her.



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Hjerte-kar-sygdom har stadig brug for opmærksomhed



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'Konsekvent underrapportering' af komplikationer efter KAG

Lave og uensartede registreringer af komplikationer efter koronarangiografier af patienter med stabil angina afspejler konsekvent underrapportering, mener styregruppen bag Dansk Hjerteregister.



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Kontinuerlig adgang til data skal løfte dansk hjertebehandling yderligere

En årrække med datatørke på hjerteområdet er slut. Nyeste data bekræfter, at dansk hjertebehandling fortsat er en succeshistorie, som der skal værnes om, mener formanden for Dansk Hjerteregister, professor Jens Flensted Lassen.



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Lad os igen få god armslængde mellem politik og sundhedsfaglighed

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Lav dødelighed efter akutte ballonudvidelser

Alle hjertecentre i landet ligger inden for de fastsatte standarder for dødelighed efter ballonudvidelse på grund af en akut blodprop.



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Lav dødelighed efter isoleret bypass

Der er ensartet og høj standard af bypasskirurgi på landets hjertecentre, viser årsrapport fra Dansk Hjerteregister.



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Hjertesvigt: Livsforlængende behandling anvendes ikke i tilstrækkeligt omfang

Indikatorer for livsforlængende medicinsk behandling af patienter med hjertesvigt opfyldes ikke på en del afdelinger, viser årsrapporten fra Dansk Hjertesvigtdatabase



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Mens vi venter på en psykiatriplan: »Det er et spændende felt at være i, både nu og i de kommende år«

I årevis har psykiatrien været underprioriteret, men med udsigt til en 10-årsplan håber mange, at det nu er fortid. Den 33-årige læge Jesper Nørgaard Kjær er en af dem, der skal få psykiatrien til at fungere, både nu og her og i det langsigtede løft, som planen lægger op til. I en ny serie følger Dagens Medicin ham i hans hverdag i psykiatrien.



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Mørketal for dødelighed ved aortaaneurismer

Forskel i dødelighed mellem planlagt eller akut operation for bristet aortaaneurisme er et stærkt argument for at indføre et nationalt screeningsprogram, mener styregruppen for Landsregistret Karbase.



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Pil ikke ved helheden i psykiatriplanen

Det faglige oplæg til 10-årsplanen for psykiatrien er et solidt stykke arbejde, der anviser den rigtige vej til et substantielt løft. Politikerne skal forstå, at deres primære opgave nu er at finde den nødvendige finansiering.



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Psykiatriordførere ser frem til at diskutere langsigtet plan for psykiatrien

10-årsplanen for psykiatrien må ikke blive endnu en politisk plan uden effekt, mener tre psykiatriordførere. De ønsker en plan med konkrete målsætninger, og her er Sundhedsstyrelsens faglige oplæg et godt udgangspunkt for de kommende politiske drøftelser.



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To faglige fyrtårne i palliativ behandling modtager Kræftens Bekæmpelses Hæderspris

Dette års modtagere af Kræftens Bekæmpelses Hæderspris er de to overlæger og professorer Mogens Grønvold og Per Sjøgren. De hædres for deres indsats og vedholdende arbejde inden for det palliative område.



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Vi har fejlet big time

For 20 år siden var Danmark foregangsland, når det handlede om patientsikkerhed. Det er vi ikke længere. Det er på tide, at landets sygehusledelser stopper op og redefinerer arbejdet med patientsikkerhed, så det igen kommer højt på dagsordenen. Ellers bliver vi bare ved med at fejle.



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Aalborg vinder igen: Kvalitetsdata bruges aktivt til at løfte behandlingskvaliteten

Aalborg Universitetshospital vinder igen i år delkåringen som bedst inden for hjerte-kar-¬området i Dagens Medicins vurdering af Danmarks Bedste Hospitaler 2022. Hospitalet klarer sig godt på tværs af alle bedømte behandlinger inden for hjerte-kar-området.



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Has Biden followed the science? What researchers say

As the US president's first year in office ends, Nature assesses whether he's kept his promise to make evidence-based decisions.



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Air pollution takes a bite out of Asia's grain crops

Ozone costs billions of dollars in yields of wheat and other staple crops in China and other East Asian nations.



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Daily briefing: Watch a tiny beetle show a new way to fly

The never-before-seen flight tactics of the feather wing beetle. Plus, what the Tonga volcano could teach us about Mars and Venus, and the science driving the boom in anti-ageing start-ups.



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SARS-CoV-2 Omicron virus causes attenuated disease in mice and hamsters

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Attenuated replication and pathogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.529 Omicron

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Tissue-specific multi-omics analysis of atrial fibrillation

Numerous disease-associated variants have been described in GWAS for atrial fibrillation. Here the authors integrate omics data to investigate the consequences of genetic variants for transcript and protein levels in the atrium of the human heart. With this multi-omics approach, authors reveal the regulatory



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Hotspots for social and ecological impacts from freshwater stress and storage loss

This work identifies the world's most vulnerable basins to social and ecological impacts from freshwater stress and storage loss: a set of 168 hotspot basins for global prioritization that encompass 1.5 billion people, 17% of global food crops, 13% of global GDP, and hundreds of significant wetlands.



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Massively parallel characterization of engineered transcript isoforms using direct RNA sequencing

Transcriptional terminators are generally viewed as hard endpoints for transcribing RNA polymerases. Here, the authors reimagine terminators as transcriptional valves with predictable read through. They engineer and characterize 1780 valves and use them for multiplexed gene regulation.



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Adenosine receptor 2a agonists target mouse CD11c+T-bet+ B cells in infection and autoimmunity

B cells have been linked with different autoimmune diseases, but targeting these cells has been challenging. Here the authors use an adenosine 2A receptor agonist to deplete these B cells and to inhibit or reverse autoimmune symptoms and pathology in mice.



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Multicomponent double Mannich alkylamination involving C(sp2)–H and benzylic C(sp3)–H bonds

The Mannich reaction is a three-component reaction for preparing alkylamines, but the nucleophilic components rely on C(sp2)−H and activated C(sp3)−H bonds. Here, the authors report an unprecedented multicomponent double Mannich alkylamination for both C(sp2)−H and unactivated benzylic C(sp3)−H bonds.



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Pandemic preparedness: synthetic biology and publicly funded biofoundries can rapidly accelerate response time

Synthetic biology has played a key role in responding to the current pandemic. Biofoundries are critical synthetic biology infrastructure which should be available to all nations as a part of their independent bioengineering, biosecurity, and countermeasure response systems.



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Real-space observation of incommensurate spin density wave and coexisting charge density wave on Cr (001) surface

Spin density waves are a spatial modulation of the spin, and can be either commensurate or incommensurate with the crystal lattice. Here, Hu et al. use spin-polarised scanning tunnelling microscopy to observe the incommensurate spin density wave on cleaned Chromium surface.



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Genome-wide detection of CRISPR editing in vivo using GUIDE-tag

In vivo assessment of nuclease off-target activity has primarily been indirect or through ChIP-based detection of double-strand break DNA repair factors, which can be cumbersome. Here, the authors show that GUIDE-tag, enables one-step off-target genome editing analysis in mouse liver and lung.



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Stories of intentional action mobilise climate policy support and action intentions

Stories of intentional action mobilise climate policy support and action intentions



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Triboelectric charging of melt-blown nonwoven filters with high filtration efficiency



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Comparative genomics reveals evolutionary loss of epiplakin in cetaceans



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A novel composite of ionic liquid-containing polymer and metal–organic framework as an efficient catalyst for ultrasonic-assisted Knoevenagel condensation

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Predictors of stroke favorable functional outcome in Guinea, results from the Conakry stroke registry



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New risk scoring system for predicting 3-month mortality after acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis



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Author Correction: Developmental features of sleep electrophysiology in family dogs



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Author Correction: Structural evolution of tunneling oxide passivating contact upon thermal annealing

Scientific Reports, Published online: 21 January 2022; doi:10.1038/s41598-022-05626-9



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Tydlig koppling mellan ms och virus

När forskare följde tio miljoner militärer såg de att alla som drabbades av multipel skleros också var infekterade med ett och samma herpesvirus. Det stärker misstanken att infektionen krävs för att ms ska uppstå, menar svensk expert.



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Can YOU replace Didier Raoult?

Dutch human rights professors on China's payroll, a nanotechnologist celebrated for creatively pointless torture of mice, with a Kaplan-Meier clinical trial generator, UC Davis super-berries, a multimillion biotech refusing to share published reagents, and a dirty old man in Marseille vacating CEO job by mid-2022.



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Breathe Easier with the Best Air Purifiers

If you suffer from conditions such as asthma or allergies, a consumer air purifier can help remove contaminants and improve overall indoor air quality in your home. The best air purifiers can eliminate impurities such as dust, pollen, pet dander, mold spores, and dust mite feces that cause uncomfortable or difficult breathing. In addition, they are also helpful for reducing second-hand smoke from



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Elon Musk Offers Starlink Internet at Volcano Disaster Site, Then Hesitates

Disconnection Notice The small island nation of Tonga was devastated by a gigantic volcano eruption that seemingly swallowed an entire island whole over the weekend. The blast was so strong that it released an estimated ten megatons of energy, the equivalent of 500 atomic bombs . Now, the nation is picking up the pieces. Most of its islands were covered in a thick layer of ash by the blast, inclu



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Twitter Roasts Feds After CIA Admits Havana Syndrome is Fake After All

The CIA has announced that a foreign nation is likely not to blame for most cases of "Havana syndrome"— a confusing move that came to the delight of countless internet pundits. First, some backstory . In late 2016, reports emerged about a mysterious condition experienced by American ( and some Canadian ) diplomats and intelligence agents in Havana, Cuba. Official explanations have often suggested



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A Mass Extinction Has Already Started, Scientists Say

Apocalypse Squad Mass extinction events have ravaged life on Earth at least five times over the last 450 million years or so — and according to scientists, humankind has already kicked off the sixth . In a new article published in the journal Biological Reviews and spotted by Vice , an international team of researchers are warning that "the Sixth Mass Extinction has begun on land and in freshwate



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Scientists Propose Mission to Catch Up With Mysterious Interstellar Object

'Oumuamua Jokes The interstellar object 'Oumuamua has fascinated and puzzled astronomers ever since it was first detected four years ago — and now some are itching to get a closer look. Getting a closer look could forever change the way we understand the universe around us, they argue, a tantalizing opportunity as rocks like 'Oumuamua are exceedingly rare. That's why a team of researchers from th



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Leder: Skats nye overvågningsmaskine er et demokratisk svigt

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Med Ramskov gennem videnskaben: Sådan fik al vores viden et sikkert fundament

Naturvidenskaben er under konstant forandring. Gamle forklaringer erstattes af nye og mere korrekte – men der er trods alt noget, som er sikkert og vist, fortæller videnskabsredaktør Jens Ramskov i dette opkog af en tidligere artikelrække med navnet: Sikkert og vist.



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Fagfolk om vejen frem: Nye materialer er rygraden i den grønne omstilling

PLUS. Elektrolyse, transport af brint og motorer drevet af ammoniak kræver ny brug af materialer, lyder rådet til virksomheder fra Teknologisk Institut og Force Technology.



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Ny GEUS-rapport: Her kan vi begrave dansk atomaffald 500 meter under Jorden

Nye geologiske studier viser at et slutdepot for radioaktivt affald kan placeres mange steder i Danmark. Nu skal to lokaliteter udpeges, som skal undersøges med boringer. Senest i 2073 skal slutdepotet tages i brug.



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Spritnye Vectron-tog samler støv: Lidt mere end halvdelen er i brug

DSB har fået leveret 32 af 42 nye el-lokomotiver, men manglende elektrificering betyder, at kun 18 er på skinner i øjeblikket.



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Sundhedsdatastyrelsen dumper på basal it-sikkerhed: »Det er ikke raketvidenskab«

Rigsrevisionen retter kritik mod Sundhedsdatastyrelsen for ikke at overholde de tekniske minimumskrav til it-sikkerhed. Kritikken tager styrelsen til sig, siger vicedirektøren.



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Unicode overalt: Her er nyhederne i Java 18

Små men gode nyheder i den kommende Java. Og så er værdityper på vej til sproget.



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Alpha-rich 'young' stars are actually not young

The alpha-rich giant stars with theoretical young ages have been treated as an abnormal population, since they cannot be understood in the canonical scheme of the Galactic chemical evolution.



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Astronomers focus robotic eyes on the Milky Way, our cosmic home

Thanks to a breakthrough robotic innovation, an international collaboration that includes the University of Toronto has advanced the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), a 20-year-long research project that has been investigating the structure and evolution of our cosmic home, the Milky Way galaxy.



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Beavers offer lessons about managing water in a changing climate, whether the challenge is drought or floods

It's no accident that both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute of Technology claim the beaver (Castor canadensis) as their mascots. Renowned engineers, beavers seem able to dam any stream, building structures with logs and mud that can flood large areas.



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Are you a 'busy explorer' or 'quality time seeker?' Study splits travelers according to time use, environmental impact

Younger travelers in full-time work who feel the pressure to make the most of their holiday time are more likely to engage in activities that make their trips less sustainable, according to research led by Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University.



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Civic engagement does not improve well-being

Whether somebody engages civically or not, does not substantially influence their well-being. This is the central finding from two recent studies from Germany and the UK, conducted by researchers from the Universities of Vechta and Bochum. The studies were published in Journal of Happiness Studies and in Social Indicators Research. These results run contrary to the assumption that civic engagement



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Researchers discover crystalline zeolites in a nanotubular shape

Zeolites, which are crystalline porous materials, are very widely used in the production of chemicals, fuels, materials, and other products. So far, zeolites have been made as 3D or 2D materials. This has changed with the recent discovery of crystalline zeolites in a nanotubular (1D) shape, by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, and Penn State University. The



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Not dating your best friend's ex may put you at higher risk of an STI

Don't date your friends' exes. That's the unspoken golden rule of high-school romances.



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Why education systems should build environmental ethics into every subject

One of the goals most of the world has agreed on is education for sustainable development. This means development that considers present concerns without compromising the interests of future generations. Nations develop through education that takes care of the present and the future.



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First detection of exotic 'X' particles in quark-gluon plasma

In the first millionths of a second after the Big Bang, the universe was a roiling, trillion-degree plasma of quarks and gluons—elementary particles that briefly glommed together in countless combinations before cooling and settling into more stable configurations to make the neutrons and protons of ordinary matter.



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Faster technique for resetting quantum circuits proposed

Rebooting a quantum computer is a tricky process that can damage its parts, but now two RIKEN physicists have proposed a fast and controllable way to hit reset.



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Fastest-ever study of how electrons respond to X-rays performed

A study of electron dynamics timed to millionths of a billionth of a second reveals the damage radiation can do on a molecular level.



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Why do we find making new friends so hard as adults?

If you've ever tried to make new friends as an adult, you'll probably see why loneliness is at an all-time high. Making new friends feels just plain hard.



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Changing the genetic 'recipe' for protovertebrates

When baking a cake, even a small change to your recipe can have a major impact on the final product. Recently, researchers in Japan have demonstrated that a small alteration in the gene expression "recipe" of the model organism Ciona intestinalis leads to a significant change in the development of sensory cells.



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Germanium halides serve as ideal precursors to synthesize high-quality perovskite nanocrystals

Organohalides are widely adopted to serve as halide source in traditional three-precursors route to obtain metal halide perovskite nanocrystals (PNCs).



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Using ice to boil water: Researcher makes heat transfer discovery that expands on 18th century principle

Associate Professor Jonathan Boreyko and graduate fellow Mojtaba Edalatpour have made a discovery about the properties of water that could provide an exciting addendum to a phenomenon established over two centuries ago. The discovery also holds interesting possibilities for cooling devices and processes in industrial applications using only the basic properties of water. Their work was published o



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Investors lose out when investing in 'blank-check' SPACs

The more revenue growth a company projects when it announces it will be acquired by a special purchase acquisition company (SPAC), the more investors buy the SPAC's stock—and the less likely those projections are to come true, according to new University at Buffalo School of Management research.



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LAMOST reveals secret of stellar rotation of hot stars

Stars all rotate, but at different rates. Stellar rotation profoundly affects almost every aspect of stellar evolution. But the evolution of the angular momentum remains a mystery.



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Lockdown saw couples share housework and childcare more evenly—but these changes didn't last

It may feel like a common occurrence today, but if you cast your mind back to the first COVID lockdown, having whole families working and studying from home was a very unfamiliar situation. And it was one that had unfamiliar consequences.



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Long-sought Great Lakes projects get funding under new law

A project that will boost Great Lakes shipping in a crucial bottleneck and another intended to protect the lakes from invasive carp will get big funding increases under the Biden administration's infrastructure package, officials said Thursday.



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Los Angeles weighs phasing out oil and gas drilling

The University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles has a lot in common with urban areas across the U.S.: A dense population with lots of businesses and housing. A cluster of car dealerships. A row of restaurants. Schools and a community center.



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Marine sponge cells in 3D could ramp up production of drug compounds

There are more than 9,000 species of marine sponges (Phylum Porifera) worldwide, which are a source of novel natural products. They contain promising chemical agents that may be useful in combatting cancer, COVID-19 and antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus bacteria. These chemicals interact with molecules that have been conserved throughout evolutionary history and are involved in human disease pro



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The better you are at math, the more money seems to influence your satisfaction

Your grade school math teacher probably told you that being good at math would be very important to your grownup self. But maybe the younger you didn't believe that at the time. A lot of research, though, has shown that your teacher was right.



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Motor proteins haul precious cargo in neurons. How can we control their movement?

Inside neurons, motor proteins haul precious cargo, moving essential goods along thread-like roadways called microtubule tracks.



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NASA solar sail mission to chase tiny asteroid after Artemis I launch

Launching with the Artemis I uncrewed test flight, NASA's shoebox-size Near-Earth Asteroid Scout will chase down what will become the smallest asteroid ever to be visited by a spacecraft. It will get there by unfurling a solar sail to harness solar radiation for propulsion, making this the agency's first deep space mission of its kind.



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NASA's TESS hits milestone of 5,000 exoplanet candidates

The catalog of planet candidates found with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) recently passed 5,000 TOIs, or TESS Objects of Interest.



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The nerve bundle in an elephant's trunk found to be one of the largest known structures of its type

A team of researchers working at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience in Berlin, has found that the nerve bundle in an elephant's trunk is one of the largest known structures of its type. In their paper published in the journal Current Biology, the group describes their dissection and study of multiple elephant heads and what they learned about the nerve network in the trunk.



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A nonlinear-transport perspective of field-induced phase transitions in pentatellurides

Combining topological states of matter with strong electron correlation promises many exotic phenomena such as charge fractionalization, excitonic instability, and axionic excitation. Layered transition-metal pentatellurides ZrTe5 and HfTe5 were found to be close to an accidental topological semimetal phase with low carrier density. Even in a relatively low magnetic field, they can form highly deg



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Are the northern lights caused by 'particles from the Sun'? Not exactly

What a spectacle a big aurora is, its shimmering curtains and colorful rays of light illuminating a dark sky. Many people refer to aurora as the northern lights (the aurora borealis), but there are southern lights too (the aurora australis). Either way, if you're lucky enough to catch a glimpse of this phenomenon, it's something you won't soon forget.



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Paradoxical material a mashup of three different phases at once, quantum physicists find

Materials that look like mosaics of triangular tiles at the atomic level sometimes have paradoxical properties, and quantum physicists have finally found out why.



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Why you might want to consider a pilgrimage for your next holiday or day trip

We have been living in a COVID-19 pandemic world for two years—and almost everything about our lives has been affected. Travel and holidays in particular have been constrained through border closures and lockdowns. It's too early to say what effect this may have on overseas travel long term. But one form of travel that is forecast to grow in popularity is pilgrimage.



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Research reveals impacts on hotel brands used for COVID quarantine

As vaccination rates continue to rise and government border policies change, the need for hotel quarantine is fading.



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'Rough' words feature a trill sound in languages around the globe

In languages spoken around the world, words describing rough surfaces are highly likely to feature a "trilled /r/" sound—a linguistic pattern that stretches back over 6,000 years, a new study reveals. The international team of researchers from the University of Birmingham, Radboud University, and the University of British Columbia has published its findings in Scientific Reports.



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Savannas suffer greater loss and fragmentation than forests over 30 years in Yunnan

Savannas are ecosystems characterized by a ground layer dominated by grasses and an open canopy of trees that allows direct sun to penetrate to the understory. Several national environmental policies have been put in place in China aiming for landscape protection, but with possible negative consequences for remaining intact savannas in Yunnan.



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In science, small groups create big ideas

In research and development, new topics are always emerging, maturing, and converging. Some of them quietly fade away, but others become the fundamental driving forces of innovation. Research organizations want to encourage the development of emerging topics, but small groups of scientists can find it risky to spend time on an unproven approach. Even if a new topic turns out to be important, it mi



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ShakeAlert earthquake warnings can give people time to protect themselves—but so far, few have actually done so

My Facebook feed exploded shortly after noon on Dec. 20, 2021, with news from friends and family in northern California: A "big one!" The 6.2 magnitude earthquake they'd just experienced had its epicenter on the coast near Petrolia.



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Shift work helps marine microbes share scarce ocean resources

Though they may be small, microorganisms are the most abundant form of life in the ocean. Marine microbes are responsible for making roughly half of the organic carbon that's usable by life. Many marine microbes live near the surface, depending on energy from the sun for photosynthesis.



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Size selective fishing can ruin chance of catching big fish in the future

Fishermen have always competed to get the biggest fish. New research show that this has a negative, long term impact on the whole ecosystem.



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Teleconnection from North Atlantic contributes to persistence of cold surges over South China Sea

Cold surge over the South China Sea is known as a typical but hazardous weather phenomenon during the boreal winter. It exhibits important socioeconomic effects on adjacent countries.



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Tracking quantum phenomena in 2D graphene

In recent years, a phenomenon called the quantum Hall effect has emerged as a platform for hosting exotic features called quasiparticles, with properties that could lead to exciting applications in areas like quantum computing. When a strong magnetic field is applied to a 2D material or gas, the electrons at the interface, unlike the ones within the bulk, are free to move along the edges in what a



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Transcriptional regulation mechanism of hard clams against heat and hypoxia stress

Temperature and dissolved oxygen (DO) can affect a series of physiological and biochemical responses and drive the expression of regulatory genes. When water temperature increases, the solubility of oxygen decreases, leading to hypoxia.



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Experiment with turnstiles of single electrons shows way towards new power standard

The world's most commonly used system of measurement, the International System of Units (SI), was redefined in 2019. Since then, units have needed to be defined in terms of the constants of nature—that is, nature's rules that are fixed and of no uncertainty, such as the speed of light—and not in terms of arbitrary references.



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Is Vesuvius taking an extended siesta?

Located near Naples, Italy, Vesuvius last had a violent eruption in 1944, towards the end of the Second World War. It could be a few hundred years before another dangerous, explosive eruption occurs, finds a new study by volcano experts at ETH Zurich.



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Worldwide coordinated search for dark matter

An international team of researchers with key participation from the PRISMA+Cluster of Excellence at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz (HIM) has published for the first time comprehensive data on the search for dark matter using a worldwide network of optical magnetometers. According to the scientists, dark matter fields should produce a characteristic sig



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Yosemite National Park may limit visitors this summer due to major construction projects

Concerned about nightmarish traffic jams at Yosemite National Park from more than half a dozen major new construction projects, park leaders are drawing up plans that could limit the number of visitors this summer by requiring reservations for day visits.



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Modeling how cells choose their fates

It may seem hard to believe, but each one of us began as a single cell that proliferated into the trillions of cells that make up our bodies. Though each of our cells has the exact same genetic information, each also performs a specialized function: neurons govern our thoughts and behaviors, for example, while immune cells learn to recognize and fight off disease, skin cells protect us from the ou



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Dinosaur food and Hiroshima bomb survivors: Maidenhair trees are 'living fossils'

Most of us are captivated by the thought of a "living fossil," which is any organism that appeared millions of years ago in the fossil record and survives today, relatively unchanged.



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Scientists map geographic patterns of soil microbe communities in Hexi Corridor deserts

A research group led by Li Yuqiang from the Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources (NIEER) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences recently mapped biogeographic patterns of soil microbe communities in the Hexi Corridor deserts of northern China.



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Two abstracts about unapproved heart technology retracted

A group of heart researchers have lost two meeting abstracts after, according to one of the authors, companies said the data were proprietary and couldn't be published. But it's not clear the companies did so. The studies appeared in the journal Heart Rhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, and were presented at … Continue reading



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An Open Letter to ZDoggMD

I hope you'll agree with me that the biggest advocate for vaccination on social media should have no trouble sharing all of the facts about COVID-19 and children on a very frequent basis. The post first appeared on Science-Based Medicine .



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Silicon Quantum Computing Achieves 99 Percent Accuracy for the First Time

Quantum computers made from the same raw materials as standard computer chips hold obvious promise, but so far they've struggled with high error rates. That seems set to chan g e after new research show ed silicon qubits are now accurate enough to run a popular error-correcting code. The quantum computers that garner all the headlines today tend to be made using superconducting qubits, such as th



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Book Review: Why Our Emotions Are So Powerful

In "Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking," physicist and science writer Leonard Mlodinow explores our feelings' power to spur intelligent, nuanced action. Whether positive or negative, our emotions linger like perfume clouds, profoundly affecting how we think — and, by extension, what we do.



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Fly-tipping: Government plans to tackle 'new narcotics' of waste crime

Illegal dumping of rubbish is on the rise as criminals exploit flaws in the system.



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False banana: Is Ethiopia's enset 'wondercrop' for climate change?

The banana-like crop has the potential to feed more than 100 million people, according to research.



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South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business

On a British island at the edge of the Antarctic is one of the most remote tourist spots in the world.



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What Do Scientists Know About Vitamin D and Cancer?

A growing body of research is still untangling the link.



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Are Rocket Scientists and Brain Surgeons Any Smarter than the Average Person?

Research suggests not — but don't worry, they still know what they're doing.



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11 Best CBD Gummies For Sleep (Updated for 2022)

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5 Best CBD Oil for Pain & Inflammation: 2021 Update

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Dust Grains Escape a Dismal Fate To Build Planets

New simulations show dust-trapping, ringlike structures could help explain our solar system's architecture.



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NASA Offering $1 Million Prize for Better Space Food

Human space exploration has been limited to low-Earth orbit for decades, but that period of stagnation is coming to an end. NASA aims to return humans to the moon in the coming decade, and the goal is to set up a long-term presence there to help with future missions to Mars. There are rockets, space stations, and other equipment in development, but the food menu is still sparse. To remedy this NA



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Viltskador på åkrar kan minska med skrämselljud

Vad är det mest effektiva skrämselljudet för att hålla klövvilt borta från åkrar och viktiga grödor? Människorösten. Det visar en studie från Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet som har undersökt hur klövvilt reagerar på ljud från rovdjur och effekten det får på skörden. Inlägget dök först upp på forskning.se .



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Ancient DNA from Sudan clarifies social structure

The first genome-wide, ancient human DNA data from Sudan reveals new insights into the ancestry and social organization of people who lived more than 1,000 years ago. In Nature Communications , researchers report their analyses of the DNA of 66 individuals from a site in ancient Nubia known as Kulubnarti, located on the Nile River in Sudan, just south of the Egyptian border, an important genetic



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Expert: ARPA could better fight racial wealth inequality

The American Rescue Plan Act could do more to tackle racial wealth inequality, argues professor Goldburn P. Maynard Jr. While the American Rescue Plan Act provided a major infusion of economic aid to low-income and middle-class Americans, more should be done to address racial wealth inequality and the structural issues in the tax code that allow those at the top of the income distribution to bene



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Can a flu and COVID shot combo increase vaccination?

Acceptance of a combination influenza-COVID-19 vaccine among minority individuals is higher than for the COVID-19 vaccine alone, according to new research. The findings suggest that bundling COVID-19 vaccines or boosters with influenza vaccines may be a convenient option to increase future uptake of both vaccines among minorities. "Millions of people in the United States remain unvaccinated to CO



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Social isolation among older adults linked to tooth loss

Older adults who are socially isolated are more likely to have missing teeth, and to lose their teeth more quickly over time, than those with more social interaction, according to a study of older adults in China. "Our study suggests that maintaining and improving social connections may benefit the oral health of older adults," says Xiang Qi, a PhD student at New York University Rory Meyers Colle



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What is a second cousin?

There's a simple way to figure out the relationships between relations, including your second cousins and first cousin once-removed.



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French culture: Customs & traditions

Discover the world of French culture, the customs and traditions of France, as well as how it became a center of fashion, art and architecture



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Gender prediction: Am I having a boy or girl?

A sonogram, ultrasound scan and blood test can offer gender predictions



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Your eyes may reveal your true biological age

By examining a person's eyes, doctors might one day be able to predict that person's risk of early death, according to a new study.



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Freemasons: History, facts and myths

Freemasons are often misunderstood as cult members or religious zealots, but they are actually part of the world's largest fraternal organization



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Patton: The US Army's toughest and most feared WWII general?

Inside the latest History of War magazine: Why was "Old Blood and Guts" feared by both allies and enemies alike?



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Who were the Knights Hospitaller?

With St. John the Baptist as their figurehead, the Knights Hospitaller developed into a powerful religious-militaristic group during the Crusades, with a legacy spanning to the present day.



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Astronomers propose building a neutrino detector out of the Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean Neutrino Experiment would turn a massive swath of the Pacific Ocean into nature's own neutrino detector.



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World's oldest drinking straws are 3 feet long and made of gold and silver

The reanalysis of slender gold and silver tubes found in a Bronze Age burial suggests that they were drinking straws.



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Pod of orcas frees a humpback whale from certain death. Was it intentional?

A pod of orcas frees an entangled humpback whale off Western Australia. But were they really trying to rescue it?



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Will we need more COVID-19 boosters to end the pandemic?

Will the pandemic ever end? And will we need more boosters to enter the endemic phase of transmission?



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Melted 'megaberg' A68 dumped 1 trillion tons of water into the ocean over 3 years

A new study of iceberg A68 (once the world's largest) charts its entire doomed journey, and shows exactly when it started to melt at an alarming rate



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The UK still won't say how much CO2 its Net Zero Strategy will save

For the third time, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has refused a request to release key details about its Net Zero Strategy



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Is it time for Western Australia to open up and let covid-19 in?

Western Australia, which has remained largely covid-free, has cancelled its border reopening due to omicron fears, but there may be little to gain by holding out longer



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This beetle larvae's flips are ready for the Olympics

The larvae of a type of bark beetle can perform acrobatic flips, somersaulting their bodies through the air. They join maggots and other larvae in their athletic abilities.



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A nuclear-test monitor calls Tonga volcano blast 'biggest thing that we've ever seen'

A station to detect nuclear weapons tests picked up the volcanic eruption in Tonga in Antarctica. Some experts say the blast could be more than 50 megatons, while NASA estimates 6-10 megatons. (Image credit: Maxar)



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Japan is ramping up COVID-19 restrictions as omicron cases surge

While many Japanese adults are fully vaccinated, few have gotten a booster shot, which has been a vital protection from the highly contagious omicron variant. (Image credit: Koji Sasahara/AP File Photo)



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Why humans are losing the race against superbugs

A new report in The Lancet finds that in 2019, antibiotic resistant bacteria killed 1.2 million people — more than were killed by malaria or HIV/AIDS. The problem is mounting in lower income nations. (Image credit: NIH/NAID/IMAGE.FR/BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)



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Sprawling Coral Reef Resembling Roses Is Discovered Off Tahiti

The reef, which is just under two miles long and is in "pristine" condition, was found by a team of divers mapping the ocean floor for UNESCO.



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Their DNA Hides a Warning, but They Don't Want to Know What It Says

Some volunteers for biobanks, which collect genetic information to study health across populations, have been surprised to be informed they carry risky mutations.



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Japan's Monkey Queen Faces Challenge to Her Reign: Mating Season

Yakei became a rare alpha female of a macaque troop in a nature reserve, but a kind of simian love triangle may endanger her grip on power.



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China Holds the Line on 'Zero Covid,' but Some Wonder for How Long

More people are being caught up in the country's virus-control dragnet. Some think the no-tolerance policy is unsustainable.



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In a Numerical Coincidence, Some See Evidence for String Theory

Recently, three physicists calculated a number pertaining to the quantum nature of gravity. When they saw the value, "we couldn't believe it," said Pedro Vieira, one of the three. Gravity's quantum-scale details are not something physicists usually know how to quantify, but the trio attacked the problem using an approach that has lately been racking up stunners in other areas of physics. It's…



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Elon Musk's Brain Implant Company Is Inching Toward Human Trials | Neuralink's brain implant — which Musk has said already allows monkeys to play video games with their thoughts alone — is intended to help treat a variety of neurological disorders, such as paralysis

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World's first space-based movie and entertainment studio set to launch in 2024 – allowing actors and content creators to film above Earth

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Taiwan's 'game changer' e-bike battery charging stations could supercharge shift from fossil fuels

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The inventor of PlayStation thinks the metaverse is pointless

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Research Shows Supplement(urolithin A) Boosts Muscle and Mitochondria Health

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Physicists Discover a New Photonic Effect That Could Accelerate the Discovery of Life-Saving Medicines

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Researchers use Nvidia GPUs to simulate a living cell

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Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed an innovative nanotherapeutic drug that prevents cancer from spreading to the liver in mice

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Korean researchers have developed an energy-storing carbon nanotube fiber stronger than metals. This means that external materials loaded with this new fiber can be used as batteries

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European Milestone: Quantum Computer With More Than 5,000 Qubits Launched

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The world's lowest power phase-change memory is successfully developed. The power consumption of phase change memory is 1000 times lower than mainstream products

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Playing the long game: ExxonMobil gambles on algae biofuel (July 2021)

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A new metal 3D printing technology could revolutionize the way large industrial products like planes and cars are made, reducing the cost and carbon footprint of mass manufacturing

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The Federal Reserve issues a White Paper on an American Central Bank Digital Currency

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Any Single Galaxy Reveals the Composition of an Entire Universe – In computer simulations of possible universes, researchers have discovered that a neural network can infer the amount of matter in a whole universe by studying just one of its galaxies

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The Human Brain-Scale AI Supercomputer Is Coming – Funded by the Slovakian government using funds allocated by the EU, the I4DI consortium is behind the initiative to build a 64 AI exaflop machine (that's 64 billion, billion AI operations per second) by the end of 2022

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Elon Musk's Starlink satellites hindering detection of near-Earth asteroids, study finds

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Battery startup improves Model S range to 1,200 km – electrive.com

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Decarbonisation tech instantly converts CO2 to solid carbon

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Public polling finds bipartisan support for research into cellular aging, the root cause of many diseases like stroke, cancer, Alzheimer's (79% D, 59% R)

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Intel Reveals Plans for Massive New Ohio Factory, Fighting the Chip Shortage Stateside

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Magnetic-Confinement Fusion Without the Magnets. Zap Energy's new Z-pinch fusion reactor promises a simpler approach to an elusive goal.

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In Texas, driverless trucks are set to take over roads

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Grid-Interactive Water Heaters Are Important VPP Resources

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Peanut researchers create disease-resistant hybrids: Using wild peanut genes, scientists work to produce more sustainable crop

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A 'Pristine' Reef of Rose-Shaped Corals Was Just Found Off The Coast of Tahiti

"One of the most extensive healthy coral reefs on record".



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This Cheap, Effective, Patent-Free COVID Vaccine Could Be a Global Game-Changer

A potential first step in actually ENDING the pandemic.



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Special Phage Therapy Clears a Patient's Resistant Infection After 798 Days

A new medical frontier.



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We May Finally Know Why Whales Don't Drown When They Gulp Down Krill

The choking hazard is real.



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The World's Massive Need For More Solar Panels Has One Shiny Catch

Here's what we must do to fix this.



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Two Solar Flares Just Erupted on The Sun, Bringing Coronal Mass Ejections

Watch for auroras!



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Physicists Just Smashed a Record by Keeping a Bubble Intact For Over a Year

465 days, to be exact.



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This Is How Toddlers Know if People Share a Special Bond, And It's Gross

Moist intimacy.



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Impossible material made possible inside a graphene sandwich

Atoms bind together by sharing electrons. The way this happens depends on the atom types but also on conditions such as temperature and pressure. In two-dimensional (2D) materials, such as graphene, atoms join along a plane to form structures just one atom thick, which leads to fascinating properties determined by quantum mechanics.



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Fickle sunshine slows down Rubisco and limits photosynthetic productivity of crops

A team of researchers discovered an imperfection in how Rubisco functions in cowpea and how they can improve it across crops to increase productivity.



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Meta-analysis may help guide treatment planning for patients with high-risk prostate cancer

Results of a large study could help guide treatment planning for patients with high-risk prostate cancer.



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Researchers simulate behavior of living 'minimal cell' in three dimensions

Scientists report that they have built a living 'minimal cell' with a genome stripped down to its barest essentials — and a computer model of the cell that mirrors its behavior. By refining and testing their model, the scientists say they are developing a system for predicting how changes to the genomes, living conditions or physical characteristics of live cells will alter how they function.



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Mapping dementia-linked protein interactions yields potential new treatment targets

By mapping all the protein interactions of a dementia-linked protein in the brain called Tau, a team of investigators has created a road map for identifying potential new treatment targets for Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.



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You can feel this acid when you work out. Now it may increase knowledge of cancer medicine

New research shows that specific enzymes can remove lactic acid marks. This finding may increase our understanding of cancer medicine and how physical exercise, among other things, can affect human epigenetics.



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Branching worm discovered in Japan named after Godzilla's nemesis

Branching marine worms are bizarre creatures with one head but a body that branches over and over again into multiple posterior ends. Until now, only two species of these curious beasts, thought to be extremely rare, were known. However, a third species has now been discovered and described. The worm, named Ramisyllis kingghidorahi after King Ghidorah, Godzilla's monster enemy, was discovered in J



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Advancing materials science with the help of biology and a dash of dish soap

Scientists have finally found a way to probe delicate microcrystals with powerful X-ray laser beams. They say their method could help advance semiconductor and solar cell development.



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Just what is a 'resilient' forest, anyway?

What does a 'resilient' forest look like in California's Sierra Nevada? A lot fewer trees than we're used to, according to a study of frequent-fire forests.



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Highly eccentric black hole merger discovered

Scientists believe they have detected a merger of two black holes with eccentric orbits. This can help explain how some of the previous black hole mergers are much heavier than previously thought possible.



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Smarter catalysts through 'induced activation'

Researchers propose a novel method of significantly enhancing the catalytic efficiency of materials already in broad commercial usage, a process they have termed 'induced activation.'



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Motor proteins haul precious cargo in neurons: How can we control their movement?

Inside neurons, motor proteins haul precious cargo, moving essential goods along thread-like roadways called microtubule tracks.



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Scientists build 'valves' in DNA to shape biological information flows

Scientists have developed new biological parts that are able to shape the flow of cellular processes along DNA.



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Consistent asteroid showers rock previous thinking on Mars craters

New research has confirmed the frequency of asteroid collisions that formed impact craters on Mars has been consistent over the past 600 million years.



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AI light-field camera reads 3D facial expressions

Machine-learned, light-field camera reads facial expressions from high-contrast illumination invariant 3D facial images.



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Creating sustainable material from waste

A team of researchers looking for ways to upcycle biomass into new products has demonstrated that it is possible to efficiently turn industrially processed lignin into high-performance plastics, such as bio-based 3D-printing resins, and valuable chemicals. An economic and life-cycle analysis reveals the approach can be competitive with similar petroleum-based products, too.



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Artificial pancreas proves 'life-changing' for very young children with type 1 diabetes and their families

An artificial pancreas is helping protect very young children with type 1 diabetes at a particularly vulnerable time of their lives. A study published today found that it is both safe to use and more effective at managing their blood sugar levels than current technology.



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Billionaires Bankroll Cell Rejuvenation Tech as the Latest Gambit to Slow Aging

Startups bet that carefully controlled cell reprogramming may lead to age reversal, but hurdles remain



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To Fully Mitigate Climate Change, We Need to Curb Methane Emissions

The Build Back Better legislation, now in the Senate, would include programs to reduce methane output



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These Are the Latest COVID Treatments

But shortages mean that new antivirals and other drugs may be hard to come by



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How Can Ant and Termite Queens Live So Long?

Scientists are working to understand the matriarchs, who can survive decades while investing huge amounts of energy into reproduction



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Så stort skydd har du mot omikron efter tredje dosen

Frågor om omikronvarianten av covid-19 väller in till SVT. Räcker vanliga engångsmunskydd? Hur bra skyddar vaccinet mot omikron? Det är några av de frågor ni tittare har ställt. – Jag har pratat med flera experter inom olika områden för att ta reda på svaren, säger Josefin Lennen Merckx, medicinreporter på SVT.



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How a Russian cyberwar in Ukraine could ripple out globally

Russia has sent more than 100,000 soldiers to the nation's border with Ukraine, threatening a war unlike anything Europe has seen in decades. Though there hasn't been any shooting yet, cyber operations are already underway. Last week, hackers defaced dozens of government websites in Ukraine, a technically simple but attention-grabbing act that generated global headlines. More quietly, they also p



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What if women literally built the world they want to see? | Emily Pilloton-Lam

Only four percent of construction workers are female — that's totally unacceptable, but it's also a huge opportunity both for women and for the trades, says youth educator and builder Emily Pilloton-Lam. She makes the case for putting power (and power tools) into the hands of young women and gender-expansive youth, dreaming of inclusive construction sites — and daring to ask: What if women liter



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Working It Out on the Page

Reading and writing are exercise for the mind, but sometimes authors choose to train their attention on more literal forms of fitness. In her new book, Let's Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World , Danielle Friedman explores how women's relationship to fitness has evolved over the years . Working out is a source of power and strength, qualities women weren't supposed



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A Toast to All the Rejects

The gathering held last June at a park in Irvine, California, was not a standard toga party. Instead of undergraduates downing beer from Solo cups, the attendees were graduate students drinking champagne from plastic jeweled goblets. Crowned with laurel wreaths, wearing togas and Roman-emperor costumes, they honored something that rarely gets commemorated: rejection. More than 100 rejections. Gra



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Will Omicron Leave Most of Us Immune?

Even before Omicron hit the United States in full force, most of our bodies had already wised up to SARS-CoV-2's insidious spike—through infection, injection, or both. By the end of October 2021, some 86.2 percent of American immune systems may have glimpsed the virus's most infamous protein, according to one estimate; now, as Omicron adds roughly 800,000 known cases to the national roster each d



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Georgia Has a Very Strong Case Against Trump

Yesterday, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis sent a letter to the chief judge of the Fulton County Superior Court requesting to empanel a special grand jury "for the purpose of investigating the facts and circumstances relating directly or indirectly to possible attempts to disrupt the lawful administration of the 2020 elections in the State of Georgia." The request was triggered by the



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The Most Amazing Statistical Achievement in U.S. Sports History

Sign up for Derek's newsletter here . Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game. Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hit streak. Simone Biles's 25 World medals. Which of these athletic achievements is most impressive? And is any of them the most impressive accomplishment in the history of U.S. sports? That's the question I asked Twitter a few weeks ago. When I received several thousand (passionate, funny, surprising,



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Photos of the Week: Wolf Moon, Snow Maze, Burning Barrel

A murmuration of starlings over Rome, an oil spill in Peru, cosplay in a California desert, a marine iguana in the Galapagos Islands, basking capybaras in Venezuela, the Feast of Saint Sebastian in Nicaragua, ice climbing in Turkey, a violent volcanic eruption in the Tongan archipelago, and much more



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The Simplest Way to Sell More Electric Cars in America

The Rivian R1T, the $75,000 debut pickup from America's new electric-truck maker, is unlike any vehicle I have ever driven. It is, first, really big: 18 feet long and six feet tall, it weighs three and a half tons, heavier than a white rhinoceros or a tricked-out Ford F-150. But this girth is belied by everything else about it. The R1T has an aesthetic unity missing from every mass-market automob



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The HIV epidemic wasn't curbed by data alone – and Covid won't be either | João Florêncio

In the 1980s we learned that public health messaging divorced from people's values simply doesn't work Since the beginning of the pandemic, communication from the government, epidemiologists and health statisticians appears to rely on the belief that if people are shown enough graphs, enough models, enough statistics , enough information, they will all act rationally and do the right thing. Even



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Nanoplastic pollution found at both of Earth's poles for first time

Tiny particles including tyre dust found in ice cores stretching back 50 years, showing global plastic contamination Nanoplastic pollution has been detected in polar regions for the first time, indicating that the tiny particles are now pervasive around the world. The nanoparticles are smaller and more toxic than microplastics, which have already been found across the globe, but the impact of bot



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Virgin Orbit California rocket launch paves way for UK lift-off

Rocket strapped to wing of 747 takes off from California space port to launch site above Pacific Virgin Orbit has conducted its third successful commercial launch using a rocket strapped to the left wing of a modified 747 aircraft. The flight took off on 13 January from the Mojave Air and Space Port, California, at 1339 PST (0939 GMT). It then flew to the launch site above the Pacific, about 50 m



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Pioneering study finds generational link between smoking and body fat

Females whose grandfathers began smoking at early age tend to have more body fat, Children of the 90s study suggests Women and girls whose grandfathers or great-grandfathers began smoking at an early age tend to have more body fat, research that taps into the extraordinary 30-year-old Children of the 90s study has found. In an earlier piece of work it was discovered that if a father started smoki



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Covid reinfection: how likely are you to catch virus multiple times?

Omicron may have affected risk in England, but other factors could include vaccination and severity of previous infection Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Anecdotal reports of Covid reinfection in the UK are growing, including people testing positive just weeks apart in December and January, or having had the virus three or even four times. Children are also being see



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Mixed messages? How end of Covid plan B could change behaviour in England

Analysis: Experts say when the rules are relaxed there tends to be a gradual erosion of protective behaviours All plan B measures in England will be lifted next week, meaning an end to compulsory mask-wearing in shops, vaccine certificates for entering venues, and guidance to work from home. But are the public ready to embrace these freedoms just weeks after Covid cases in the UK hit a record hig



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Föreläsning om sepsis – ett livshotande tillstånd som få känner till

Visste du att sepsis – tidigare kallat blodförgiftning – årligen orsakar fler dödsfall än våra tre vanligaste cancersjukdomar tillsammans? Och att det kan gå fort, från frisk till dödssjuk på bara några timmar? Om inte – lyssna då gärna på föreläsningen "Sepsis och COVID-19: livshotande tillstånd som kräver individualiserad medicinsk behandling"



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Don't Look Up Takes Aim at the Media

Adam McKay's latest film is more than a metaphor for climate change. It's a hilarious example of satirical sci-fi.



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The Cero One Is a Modern, Customizable Cargo Ebike

This all-in-one customizable cargo bike makes it much easier to haul stuff everywhere you need to go.



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This AI Trainer App Wants to Make You a Faster Cyclist

TrainerRoad's program for competitive cyclists uses machine intelligence to home in on your strengths and weaknesses.



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Europe Is in the Middle of a Messy Nuclear Slowdown

Germany has almost finished phasing out nuclear plants, and aging infrastructure is leading neighbors down the same path. But will green energy goals suffer?



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The US Refuses to Fall in Love With Electric Cars

As China and Europe lead the race to make electric vehicles mainstream, America lags behind. This is a problem.



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Film Festivals Are Evolving for the Better

Covid-19 is making big, weeklong gatherings of cinephiles complicated, if not impossible. What emerges in their place could change the cinema landscape.



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Do You Know How to Get to the Self-Driving Future?

This week, we ask two autonomous vehicle experts what's next for the tech.



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Guts, Not Guidelines, Will Stop Tech Mergers

Plus: Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, Silicon Valley's approach to history, and Tonga's disastrous eruption.



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The Internet Is Failing Moms-to-Be

Even as a disinformation researcher, I was surprised and overwhelmed by the amount of manipulation in pregnancy apps.



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What Happens If a Space Elevator Breaks

These structures are a sci-fi solution to the problem of getting objects into orbit without a rocket—but you don't want to be under one if the cable snaps.



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