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Three hallmarks of malaria-induced selection in human genomes

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Tennessen JA and Duraisingh MT. 2020. “ Three hallmarks of malaria-induced selection in human genomes. ” bioRxiv , 2020.07.07.170092. Access
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A sprinkle of rock dust could help avoid catastrophic climate change

16 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Spreading rock dust on cropland around the world could absorb a tenth of humanity's carbon budget, which would help avoid triggering catastrophic levels of global warming
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Controversial stimuli: pitting neural networks against each other as models of human recognition

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Tal Golan, \textbfRaju P. C., and Nikolaus Kriegeskorte. Published. “ Controversial stimuli: pitting neural networks against each other as models of human recognition ”.
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Elon Musk reveals TRUE purpose of Tesla is to enable humans to become multiplanetary

Elon Musk reveals TRUE purpose of Tesla is to enable humans to become multiplanetary

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

ELON Musk has revealed the purpose of US electric car giant Tesla is to enable humankind to become a multi-planetary species.
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Evaluating Claims for an Early Peopling of the Americas: Experimental Design and the Cerutti Mastodon Site

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Matthew Magnani, E. Dalyn Grindle, Sarah Loomis, Alex M. Kim, Vera Egbers, Jon Clindaniel, Alexis Hartford, Eric Johnson, Sadie Weber, and Wade Campbell. 2019. “ Evaluating...
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Green or White? Morphology, Ancient DNA, and the Identification of Archaeological North American Pacific Coast Sturgeon

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E. Dalyn Grindle, Torben C. Rick, Nihan D. Dagtas, Rita M. Austin, Hannah P. Wellman, Ken Gobalet, and Courtney A. Hofman. Submitted. “ Green or White? Morphology, Ancient DNA...
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Why we still haven't cloned humans - it's not just ethics

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

We've technically been able to clone human beings for almost a decade. So, why haven't we? The answer has way more to do with science than morality . Not only is cloning...
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Globalization and Pandemics

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Pol Antràs, Stephen Redding, and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg. Working Paper. “ Globalization and Pandemics ”. Abstract PDF Slides This paper develops a model of human interaction...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: U.S. scientists and Moderna squabble over Covid-19 vaccine; BARDA doles out big coronavirus contract

1 day ago   |   STAT

Everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, despite some gloomy rain clouds descending upon the Pharmalot campus. After all, there is no reason not to...
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Microbiome miscommunication links to IBD

Microbiome miscommunication links to IBD

1 day ago   |   Quadram

Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron surrounded by OMVs. Image by Martin Warren's group Outer Membrane Vesicles produced by certain gut bacteria have a key role in regulating the...
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Elon Musk plan for internet in space suffers ANOTHER SpaceX rocket launch blow

Elon Musk plan for internet in space suffers ANOTHER SpaceX rocket launch blow

ELON Musk's rocket firm SpaceX has cancelled its 10th Starlink mission due to bad weather, in yet another setback for the firm's ambitious plan for global satellite internet. Read more ...

Juno captures sharp view of ‘Clyde's Spot' on stormy Jupiter

Juno captures sharp view of ‘Clyde's Spot' on stormy Jupiter

On 31 May, Clyde Foster, an amateur astronomer of Centurion, South Africa, noticed what appeared to be a bright new spot, a presumed storm, on Jupiter, just below and to the... Read more ...

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a surge of interest in the press and social media in comparisons with other countries. When did the new virus reach other countries, how did... Read more ...

Evolutionary Genetics of Malaria

Evolutionary Genetics of Malaria

Jacob A Tennessen, Victoria A Ingham, Kobié Hyacinthe Toé, Wamdaogo Moussa... Read more ...

Changing Perspectives; Changing Views: COVID and Agile Organizations

Changing Perspectives; Changing Views: COVID and Agile Organizations

Today Chris Worley , professor of organizational theory and management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio Business School, and Claudy Jules , the head Google's Center of... Read more ...

Shark horror: Palm-sized Megalodon tooth found in the Philippines - 'Largest...

Shark horror: Palm-sized Megalodon tooth found in the Philippines - 'Largest shark ever'

A SHARK tooth belonging to the prehistoric megalodon and measuring three inches in length was discovered in the Philippines. Read more ...

NASA detects a galaxy racing away from Earth at 3.5 million miles per hour

NASA detects a galaxy racing away from Earth at 3.5 million miles per hour

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope has observed a galaxy that is flying away from us at breakneck speeds of nearly 3.5 million miles per hour. Read more ...

NASA outlines recommendations to clear path for Boeing to resume Starliner...

NASA outlines recommendations to clear path for Boeing to resume Starliner flights

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION Artist's illustration of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft in orbit. Credit: Boeing NASA has completed an exhaustive review of... Read more ...

Archaeology: Cerne Abbas Giant is NOT prehistoric

Archaeology: Cerne Abbas Giant is NOT prehistoric

ARCHAEOLOGY experts now believe the iconic Cerne Abbas Giant is nowhere near as ancient as first thought, following a landmark new study into the famous figure. Read more ...

How to translate biomarker discoveries into clinical applications

How to translate biomarker discoveries into clinical applications

Extracellular vesicles provide an exciting opportunity as a modality for non-invasive biomarkers, which may enable them to be used as biomarkers for tumour metastasis. Using... Read more ...