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'Starhopper': SpaceX engine testbed makes minute-long jump

The Californian rocket company demonstrates its new methane-burning engine in Texas.

8/28/2019 8:37:35 AM

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What we don't know about prenatal opioid exposure

'Will the baby be OK?' In cases of prenatal opioid exposure, the answer is unclear. As part of a National Institutes of Health initiative to study the effects of a child's environment on his or her life outcomes, University of Utah develop ...

8/28/2019 8:09:02 AM

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What we don't know about prenatal opioid exposure

'Will the baby be OK?' In cases of prenatal opioid exposure, the answer is unclear. As part of a National Institutes of Health initiative to study the effects of a child's environment on his or her life outcomes, University of Utah develop ...

8/28/2019 8:08:55 AM

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Parental burnout can lead to harmful outcomes for parent and child

When the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic it can turn into parental burnout, an intense exhaustion that leads parents to feel detached from their children and unsure of their parenting abilities, according to research published in ...

8/28/2019 8:08:19 AM

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Scientists call for infiltration to be better incorporated into land surface models

Better simulating soil's processes helps better predict climate and land use effects

8/28/2019 8:08:19 AM

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Using artificial intelligence to track birds' dark-of-night migrations

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Cornell University have unveiled a machine learning system called 'MistNet' to extract bird data from the radar record and to take advantage of the treasure trove of bird migration ...

8/28/2019 8:08:19 AM

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Waist size, not body mass index, may be more predictive of coronary artery disease

For years, women have been told that weight gain could lead to heart disease. A new study indicates that it is the location of the fat that matters most, with abdominal fat representing the greatest harm and not overall body mass index (BM ...

8/28/2019 8:08:19 AM

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What we don't know about prenatal opioid exposure

'Will the baby be OK?' In cases of prenatal opioid exposure, the answer is unclear. As part of a National Institutes of Health initiative to study the effects of a child's environment on his or her life outcomes, University of Utah develop ...

8/28/2019 8:08:19 AM

via Eureka Alert
Nuclear winter would threaten nearly everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the summertime, with the growing season slashed by nearly 90 percent in some areas, according to a Rutgers ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

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Nuclear winter would threaten nearly everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the summertime, with the growing season slashed by nearly 90 percent in some areas, according to a Rutgers ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

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Parental burnout can lead to harmful outcomes for parent and child

When the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic it can turn into parental burnout, an intense exhaustion that leads parents to feel detached from their children and unsure of their parenting abilities, according to research published in ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

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Parental burnout can lead to harmful outcomes for parent and child

When the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic it can turn into parental burnout, an intense exhaustion that leads parents to feel detached from their children and unsure of their parenting abilities, according to research published in ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

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Using artificial intelligence to track birds' dark-of-night migrations

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Cornell University have unveiled a machine learning system called 'MistNet' to extract bird data from the radar record and to take advantage of the treasure trove of bird migration ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

via Eureka Alert
Waist size, not body mass index, may be more predictive of coronary artery disease

For years, women have been told that weight gain could lead to heart disease. A new study indicates that it is the location of the fat that matters most, with abdominal fat representing the greatest harm and not overall body mass index (BM ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

via Eureka Alert
Using artificial intelligence to track birds' dark-of-night migrations

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Cornell University have unveiled a machine learning system called 'MistNet' to extract bird data from the radar record and to take advantage of the treasure trove of bird migration ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

via Eureka Alert
What we don't know about prenatal opioid exposure

'Will the baby be OK?' In cases of prenatal opioid exposure, the answer is unclear. As part of a National Institutes of Health initiative to study the effects of a child's environment on his or her life outcomes, University of Utah develop ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

via Eureka Alert
What we don't know about prenatal opioid exposure

'Will the baby be OK?' In cases of prenatal opioid exposure, the answer is unclear. As part of a National Institutes of Health initiative to study the effects of a child's environment on his or her life outcomes, University of Utah develop ...

8/28/2019 8:07:57 AM

via Eureka Alert
Nuclear winter would threaten nearly everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the summertime, with the growing season slashed by nearly 90 percent in some areas, according to a Rutgers ...

8/28/2019 8:07:54 AM

via Eureka Alert
Parental burnout can lead to harmful outcomes for parent and child

When the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic it can turn into parental burnout, an intense exhaustion that leads parents to feel detached from their children and unsure of their parenting abilities, according to research published in ...

8/28/2019 8:07:54 AM

via Eureka Alert
Scientists call for infiltration to be better incorporated into land surface models

Better simulating soil's processes helps better predict climate and land use effects

8/28/2019 8:07:54 AM

via Eureka Alert
Using artificial intelligence to track birds' dark-of-night migrations

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Cornell University have unveiled a machine learning system called 'MistNet' to extract bird data from the radar record and to take advantage of the treasure trove of bird migration ...

8/28/2019 8:07:54 AM

via Eureka Alert
Waist size, not body mass index, may be more predictive of coronary artery disease

For years, women have been told that weight gain could lead to heart disease. A new study indicates that it is the location of the fat that matters most, with abdominal fat representing the greatest harm and not overall body mass index (BM ...

8/28/2019 8:07:54 AM

via Eureka Alert
Nuclear winter would threaten nearly everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the summertime, with the growing season slashed by nearly 90 percent in some areas, according to a Rutgers ...

8/28/2019 8:07:49 AM

via Eureka Alert
Parental burnout can lead to harmful outcomes for parent and child

When the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic it can turn into parental burnout, an intense exhaustion that leads parents to feel detached from their children and unsure of their parenting abilities, according to research published in ...

8/28/2019 8:07:49 AM

via Eureka Alert
Scientists call for infiltration to be better incorporated into land surface models

Better simulating soil's processes helps better predict climate and land use effects

8/28/2019 8:07:49 AM

via Eureka Alert
Using artificial intelligence to track birds' dark-of-night migrations

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Cornell University have unveiled a machine learning system called 'MistNet' to extract bird data from the radar record and to take advantage of the treasure trove of bird migration ...

8/28/2019 8:07:49 AM

via Eureka Alert
Waist size, not body mass index, may be more predictive of coronary artery disease

For years, women have been told that weight gain could lead to heart disease. A new study indicates that it is the location of the fat that matters most, with abdominal fat representing the greatest harm and not overall body mass index (BM ...

8/28/2019 8:07:49 AM

via Chron
Respiratory ailments rise in Brazil as Amazon fires rage

PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern Tuesday among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems — particularly among children and the elderly — have increased as fires in the region rage. "The kids are a ...

8/28/2019 5:34:09 AM

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Respiratory ailments rise in Brazil as Amazon fires rage

PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern Tuesday among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems — particularly among children and the elderly — have increased as fires in the region rage. "The kids are a ...

8/28/2019 5:34:08 AM

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

via Chron
AP Explains: Role of the Amazon in global climate change

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fires across the Brazilian Amazon have sparked an international outcry for preservation of the world*s largest rainforest. Here's a look at the role the Amazon plays in regulating the world's climate: IS THE WORLD'S ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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G-7 nations pledge $40 million to fight Amazon fires

PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — The Group of Seven nations on Monday pledged tens of millions of dollars to help fight raging wildfires in the Amazon and protect its rainforest, even as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused rich countries ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Scientists in Italy fertilize 7 northern white rhino eggs

CREMONA, Italy (AP) — Silvia Colleoni's hand holding a syringe was trembling as she injected liquid into a micro pipette to facilitate the aspiration of sperm that had been removed and later frozen from one of the last then-living male no ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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How much pot in that brownie? Chocolate can throw off tests

How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren't always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why. In states where marijuana is legal, pot comes in cookies, mints, gu ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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International Space Station crew relocates Soyuz capsule

MOSCOW (AP) — The crew of the International Space Station on Monday successfully relocated a Soyuz space capsule to another docking port to facilitate the rendezvous with another spacecraft. The maneuver followed Saturday's failed docking ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Sanders: Support coal country while combating climate change

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has told voters in coal-producing Kentucky that it's possible to be a friend of coal miners and a believer in climate change and the need for cleaner energy sources t ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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G-7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20 million fund to help Amazon countries fight wildfires

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — G-7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20 million fund to help Amazon countries fight wildfires.

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Tennessee Valley Authority envisions no major new plants

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors has approved a 20-year plan that includes no new major generating plants. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the plan approved last week envisions getting mor ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Banana industry on alert after disease arrives in Colombia

LA GUAJIRA, Colombia (AP) — It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the fruit from a destructive fungus. A disease that ravages banana crops has made its long- ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Extinction bites: countries agree to protect sharks and rays

GENEVA (AP) — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. President Jai ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Wags and weeds: Invasive plants meet match in detection dogs

TUXEDO, N.Y. (AP) — In brushy terrain where a botanical interloper evades detection by the human eye, count on Dia to sniff it out. Dia is a spunky Labrador retriever trained to track down a yellow-flowered shrub that's taking root in New ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

via Chron
Worst drought in decades hits Chile capital and outskirts

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Officials in Chile say the capital city and its outskirts are suffering from the worst drought in many years. The government has declared an agricultural emergency in many areas to try to fast-track a series of reli ...

8/28/2019 4:42:39 AM

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Starhopper aces test, sets up full-scale prototype flights this year

"The senator and his staff have been following the developments closely."

8/28/2019 2:13:32 AM

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Novel therapy studied for inherited breast cancer

Adding back a tiny molecule, microRNA 223-3p, to BRCA1-mutant cancer cells forces the cancer to die, researchers at UT Health San Antonio discovered. BRCA1-mutant cancer is the type of inherited cancer for which Angelina Jolie had preventi ...

8/28/2019 1:57:52 AM

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Enhancing materials for hi-res patterning to advance microelectronics

Scientists created organic-inorganic materials for transferring ultrasmall features into silicon with a high aspect ratio.

8/28/2019 1:57:44 AM

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Novel therapy studied for inherited breast cancer

Adding back a tiny molecule, microRNA 223-3p, to BRCA1-mutant cancer cells forces the cancer to die, researchers at UT Health San Antonio discovered. BRCA1-mutant cancer is the type of inherited cancer for which Angelina Jolie had preventi ...

8/28/2019 1:57:44 AM

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Red wine benefits linked to better gut health, study finds

A study from King's College London has found that people who drank red wine had an increased gut microbiota diversity (a sign of gut health) compared to non-red wine drinkers as well as an association with lower levels of obesity and 'bad' ...

8/28/2019 1:57:28 AM

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New in the Hastings Center Report, July-August 2019

Bystander ethics and good samaritanism, the 'grueling carousel' of caring for a homeless patient during her 30th admission, quandaries of egg freezing, and more in the latest issue.

8/28/2019 1:57:27 AM

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Vaccine against deadly superbug Klebsiella effective in mice

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the biotech startup VaxNewMo have developed a vaccine that is effective, in mice, against hypervirulent strains of Klebsiella that can cause life-threatening infectio ...

8/28/2019 1:57:27 AM

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Water harvester makes it easy to quench your thirst in the desert

In 2017, UC Berkeley chemists demonstrated that a new MOF design could rapidly adsorb water from even dry air, allowing it to be condensed and collected for drinking. A second-generation MOF can now cycle through adsorption and desorption ...

8/28/2019 1:57:27 AM

via Eureka Alert
Enhancing materials for hi-res patterning to advance microelectronics

Scientists created organic-inorganic materials for transferring ultrasmall features into silicon with a high aspect ratio.

8/28/2019 1:57:27 AM

via Eureka Alert
Novel therapy studied for inherited breast cancer

Adding back a tiny molecule, microRNA 223-3p, to BRCA1-mutant cancer cells forces the cancer to die, researchers at UT Health San Antonio discovered. BRCA1-mutant cancer is the type of inherited cancer for which Angelina Jolie had preventi ...

8/28/2019 1:57:27 AM

via Chron
The Latest: Brazil leader criticizes indigenous reserves

JACUNDA NATIONAL FOREST, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the fires burning in Brazil's Amazon region (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is criticizing his country's indigenous protection policies, which he says ar ...

8/28/2019 12:38:45 AM

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Purdue, Sacklers offering $10-12 billion to settle 2,000 opioid cases: Report

The Sacklers would give up ownership, and Purdue would declare bankruptcy.

8/27/2019 11:36:20 PM

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Purdue, Sacklers offering $10-12 billion to settle 2,000 opioid cases: Report

The Sacklers would give up ownership, and Purdue would declare bankruptcy.

8/27/2019 11:36:20 PM

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Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report

The Sacklers would give up ownership, and Purdue would declare bankruptcy.

8/27/2019 11:36:20 PM

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Popular Utah rock-climbing spot vibrates in time with earth, wind, and waves

Castleton Tower rock formation vibrates at resonances of 0.8 and 1 Hz, respectively.

8/27/2019 10:28:17 PM

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Popular Utah rock-climbing spot vibrates in time with earth, wind, and waves

Castleton Tower rock formation vibrates at resonances of 0.8 and 1 Hz, respectively.

8/27/2019 10:28:17 PM

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Popular Utah rock-climbing spot vibrates in time with earth, wind, and waves

Castleton Tower rock formation vibrates at resonances of 0.8 and 1 Hz, respectively.

8/27/2019 10:28:17 PM

via Ars Technica
Popular Utah rock-climbing spot vibrates in time with earth, wind, and waves

Castleton Tower rock formation vibrates at resonances of 0.8 and 1 Hz, respectively.

8/27/2019 10:28:17 PM

via IEEE
Simulating the Heating of Tissue with Ultrasonic Surgical Devices Using Multiphysics Modeling

Learn about the role of multiphysics simulation in the design of medical devices

8/27/2019 9:30:00 PM

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Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

8/27/2019 8:29:45 PM

via BBC World News
Insect-based food 'better for pets than top steak'

The body representing UK vets says pet food diets based on insects are a 'fantastic opportunity'.

8/27/2019 7:04:09 PM

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Insect-based food 'better for pets than top steak'

The body representing UK vets says pet food diets based on insects are a 'fantastic opportunity'.

8/27/2019 7:04:09 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

via IEEE
Eben Upton on the Raspberry Pi’s Industrial Crossover and Why There Will Never Be a Pi 9

The creator of the popular $35 computer explains the design of the new Pi 4

8/27/2019 7:00:00 PM

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Jakarta has sunk by up to 4 meters, forcing Indonesia to build a new capital

Ten million people live in the Indonesian capital, but the city is going under.

8/27/2019 6:50:47 PM

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Jakarta has sunk by up to 4 meters, forcing Indonesia to build a new capital

Ten million people live in the Indonesian capital, but the city is going under.

8/27/2019 6:50:47 PM

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Jakarta has sunk by up to 4 meters, forcing Indonesia to build a new capital

Ten million people live in the Indonesian capital, but the city is going under.

8/27/2019 6:50:47 PM

via Ars Technica
Jakarta has sunk by up to 4 meters, forcing Indonesia to build a new capital

Ten million people live in the Indonesian capital, but the city is going under.

8/27/2019 6:50:47 PM

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Japanese trees synchronize allergic pollen release over immense distances

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) researchers used tree pollen data for 120 sites across Japan to observe pollen synchronicity at regional and national levels. Greater synchronicity was found among eastern regions than ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Oncologists echo findings that suggest a reduced risk of breast cancer recurrence

Oncologists at VCU Massey Cancer Center were invited to co-author an editorial published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology providing expert commentary on findings from a large study conducted by German investigators that a modified drug ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Researchers use AI to plot green route to nylon

A team at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering reported that in its search to develop an innovative, environmentally friendly process to make adiponitrile (ADN) -- the main precursor to nylon 6, 6 -- it found a way to greatly improve the ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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New rider data shows how public transit reduces greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions

In a paper published in Environmental Research Communications, University of Utah researchers Daniel Mendoza, Martin Buchert and John Lin used tap-on tap-off rider data to quantify the emissions saved by buses and commuter rail lines, and ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Head start programs alleviate supply gap of center-based childcare in NJ

The availability of Head Start and Early Head Start in New Jersey, federal programs designed to serve low-income families' childcare needs, reduces the likelihood that a community will experience a severe childcare supply gap, a Rutgers-le ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Runaway mitochondria cause telomere damage in cells

Targeted damage to mitochondria produces a 'Chernobyl effect' inside cells, pelting the nucleus with harmful reactive oxygen species and causing chromosomal damage.

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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To stop mosquito-transmitted illnesses, pay attention to how humans behave: study

Targeting the mosquito population within a defined area is the primary way scientists and public health officials mitigate the spread of diseases caused by viruses like Zika, dengue fever, and West Nile. But researchers have discovered tha ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Two studies reveal benefits of mindfulness for middle school students

Two new studies from MIT suggest that mindfulness -- the practice of focusing one's awareness on the present moment -- can enhance academic performance and mental health in middle-schoolers.

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Rates of colonoscopies boosted by text reminders, instructions

Having simple text conversations with patients one week before they are scheduled for a colonoscopy dramatically decreased the 'no-show' rates.

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Technique combats widespread passion fruit disease

Experiments performed in Brazil show that systematic eradication of plants contaminated by cowpea aphid-borne virus (CABMV) can keep orchards producing for at least 25 months and avoid annual replanting.

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Wild ground-nesting bees might be exposed to lethal levels of neonics in soil

In a first-ever study investigating the risk of neonicotinoid insecticides to ground-nesting bees, University of Guelph researchers have discovered hoary squash bees are being exposed to lethal levels of the chemicals in the soil.

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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The secret of fireworm is out: molecular basis of its light emission

A collaborative effort by an international team of scientists led to to the discovery of new luciferin from fireworm. The characterization of three key low-molecular-weight components of its bioluminescence system, presented in an article ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Alberta researchers find elusive key to stopping neglected tropical diseases

Researchers at the University of Alberta have found an important protein in the cells of a deadly infectious parasite, opening the door to less harmful treatment for millions of people suffering from diseases like sleeping sickness in Afri ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM

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Bad Blooms: Researchers review environmental conditions leading to harmful algae blooms

When there is a combination of population increase, wastewater discharge, agricultural fertilization, and climate change, the cocktail is detrimental to humans and animals. This harmful cocktail produces harmful algal blooms, and many of t ...

8/27/2019 6:45:21 PM