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The Navy Says Those UFO Videos Are Real


Not click-bait... Fer gosh sake, from Popular Mechanics of all places! Seeing on broadcast TV also... "Who knew?" (You did?)

#UFO #UFOs #science #aviation #alienvisits #spacecraft #spacealiens
 
#science #renewable #solarenergy #energy
8 Year-Old Mexican Girl Wins Nuclear Sciences Prize For Inventing A Solar Water Heater
 
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8 Year-Old Mexican Girl Wins Nuclear Sciences Prize For Inventing A Solar Water Heater
 
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Dangerous liaisons as tumour cells form synapses with neurons
Why brain tumours progress rapidly is unclear. The finding that such cancer cells form synaptic connections with neurons uncovers an interaction that accelerates tumour growth rate and lethality.

Venkataramani et al. (2019) Glutamatergic synaptic input to glioma cells drives brain tumour progression: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1564-x

Venkatesh et al. (2019) Electrical and synaptic integration of glioma into neural circuits: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1563-y

Zeng et al. (2019) Synaptic proximity enables NMDAR signalling to promote brain metastasis: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1576-6
 
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Dangerous liaisons as tumour cells form synapses with neurons
Why brain tumours progress rapidly is unclear. The finding that such cancer cells form synaptic connections with neurons uncovers an interaction that accelerates tumour growth rate and lethality.

Venkataramani et al. (2019) Glutamatergic synaptic input to glioma cells drives brain tumour progression: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1564-x

Venkatesh et al. (2019) Electrical and synaptic integration of glioma into neural circuits: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1563-y

Zeng et al. (2019) Synaptic proximity enables NMDAR signalling to promote brain metastasis: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1576-6
 
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Chelsea Wegner was shocked when she landed in Anchorage, Alaska, in July, on her way to a research cruise in the Bering Sea. Smoke from wildfires across the state had darkened the skies, and Anchorage was in the midst of a heatwave that saw temperatures soar past 32 °C for the first time in recorded history.
 
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Chelsea Wegner was shocked when she landed in Anchorage, Alaska, in July, on her way to a research cruise in the Bering Sea. Smoke from wildfires across the state had darkened the skies, and Anchorage was in the midst of a heatwave that saw temperatures soar past 32 °C for the first time in recorded history.
 
Frances "Poppy" Northcutt was the first female engineer in NASA's mission control.
Poppy Northcutt’s headset crackled as a fellow mission controller again directed his colleagues to turn to a specific camera channel on their consoles.

It was 1968 and the 25-year-old Northcutt often was too busy running Apollo 8 simulations to pay this channel any heed. But on this particular day, she wasn’t quite so busy.

What she saw made her breath catch in her throat. Her male colleagues had trained a Mission Control room camera directly on her. And they had been watching it for months.

Northcutt didn’t tell anyone about the camera — or how it made her feel. As the first and only woman working in Mission Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, she knew the treatment could be a lot worse.
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/space/mission-moon/article/Blazing-a-trail-First-woman-at-Mission-Control-14055864.php

#FrancesNorthcutt #PoppyNorthcutt #NASA #women #feminism #space #science #Apollo #sexism #harassment

Today, she works as a lawyer, is the president of the Texas chapter of the National Organization of Women, and fights for abortion rights. "One time rocket scientist, sometime lawyer, full time feminist"
 
Frances "Poppy" Northcutt was the first female engineer in NASA's mission control.
Poppy Northcutt’s headset crackled as a fellow mission controller again directed his colleagues to turn to a specific camera channel on their consoles.

It was 1968 and the 25-year-old Northcutt often was too busy running Apollo 8 simulations to pay this channel any heed. But on this particular day, she wasn’t quite so busy.

What she saw made her breath catch in her throat. Her male colleagues had trained a Mission Control room camera directly on her. And they had been watching it for months.

Northcutt didn’t tell anyone about the camera — or how it made her feel. As the first and only woman working in Mission Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, she knew the treatment could be a lot worse.
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/space/mission-moon/article/Blazing-a-trail-First-woman-at-Mission-Control-14055864.php

#FrancesNorthcutt #PoppyNorthcutt #NASA #women #feminism #space #science #Apollo #sexism #harassment

Today, she works as a lawyer, is the president of the Texas chapter of the National Organization of Women, and fights for abortion rights. "One time rocket scientist, sometime lawyer, full time feminist"
 

- Gigantic Heat Anomaly Brewing in The Pacific Threatens a Return of 'The Blob' -


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- Gigantic Heat Anomaly Brewing in The Pacific Threatens a Return of 'The Blob' -


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- An Entire Scientific Observatory at The Bottom of The Ocean Mysteriously Vanished -


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- An Entire Scientific Observatory at The Bottom of The Ocean Mysteriously Vanished -


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Wanna watch a #livestream of the #Indian #Space Research Organisation attempting to land a craft on the lunar surface?


Of course you do.

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Wanna watch a #livestream of the #Indian #Space Research Organisation attempting to land a craft on the lunar surface?


Of course you do.

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How do people learn to cook a poisonous plant safely? - BBC News


#science #culture #progress
 

How do people learn to cook a poisonous plant safely? - BBC News


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Hole in Skin from Needle Puncture (SEM)
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- A Strange Thing Happens if You Use Mouthwash After You Exercise -


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- A Strange Thing Happens if You Use Mouthwash After You Exercise -


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**XKCD’s Randall Munroe on his new book How To and the joys of using science to build lava moats | The Verge **

XKCD author Randall Munroe is no stranger to answering strange science questions, but his latest book, How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems, might be his most practical science guide yet.

How To, which hits stores today, is a quasi-sequel to Munroe’s book What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, which was based on a series of blog posts Munroe wrote as a spinoff of his webcomic.

How To aims to be a more practical guide by using math and science — taken to the absolute extreme, in Munroe’s typical style — to answer basic questions about life, like how to charge a cellphone, how to take a selfie, or how to mail a package.
#science #xkcd #interesting
 
@Tenzin
I am not a medical doctor but perhaps @Dr. Cassone you could explain how (what I'm hoping are pretty intelligent people) could believe that a class of opiates would not be addictive
I am not Dr. Cassone, but i can show you an analogy. Although i will show you these data, most people will prefer to believe that these are the opiates that are not addictive:
Image/PhotoDhan Hurley wrote the following post Mon, 13 May 2019 20:28:32 +0300

Do Hidden Opiates in Our Food Explain Food Addictions?...Many of the most commonly consumed foods in Western culture actually contain narcotic properties associated with the presence of psychoactive chemicals that bind to opioid receptors in the nervous system.These peptides are so powerful that researchers block their action with drugs such as naltrexone which is used to treat addiction among heroin abusers,and naloxone which is used to prevent death from heroin overdose.
These "food opiates" are heavily concentrated in wheat and dairy products,especially cow’s milk.Wheat contains the following opioid peptides,known as gluten exorphins,alongside which are listed their amino acid structure:
Gluten exorphin A5: H-Gly-Tyr-Tyr-Pro-Thr-OH
Gluten exorphin B4: H-Tyr-Gly-Gly-Trp-OH
Gluten exorphin B5: H-Tyr-Gly-Gly-Trp-Leu-OH
Gluten exorphin C: H-Tyr-Pro-Ile-Ser-Leu-OH
Gliadorphin: Tyr-Pro-Gln-Pro-Gln-Pro-Phe

#health #medicine #food #nutrition #Opiate #Addiction #psychoactive peptidesnaltrexonenaloxoneoverdosegluten exorphinamino #gluten #exorphin #amino
http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/do-hidden-opiates-our-food-explain-food-addictions1
Cow’s milk, depending on the milk variety (A1 or A2), contain a variety of combinations of the following casomorphin peptides:
β-casomorphin 1-3: H-Tyr-Pro-Phe-OH
Bovine β-casomorphin 1-4: H-Tyr-Pro-Phe-Pro-OH
Bovine β-casomorphin 1-4, amide: H-Tyr-Pro-Phe-Pro-NH2
Bovine β-casomorphin 5: H-Tyr-Pro-Phe-Pro-Gly-OH
Bovine β-casomorphin 7: H-Tyr-Pro-Phe-Pro-Gly-Pro-Ile-OH
Bovine β-casomorphin 8: H-Tyr-Pro-Phe-Pro-Gly-Pro-Ile-Pro-OH
#biocomputer #biorobotism #cow #nature #neurotransmitter #mammal #milk #primate #revision #science
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opioid_peptide
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casomorphin
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gluten_exorphin
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15698850
Gluten exorphin B5 stimulates prolactin secretion through opioid receptors located outside the blood-brain barrier.
 
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Feller et al. report how one family of mantis shrimp larvae uses visual filtering structures to selectively reflect and transmit light within photoreceptors. These reflective filters likely enhance bioluminescence detection underwater at night and are similar to human-made optical devices such as fiber Bragg gratings or band gap filters.
https://youtu.be/72SXZjzJjy8

Feller_et al_. (2019) Long-Wavelength Reflecting Filters Found in the Larval Retinas of One Mantis Shrimp Family (Nannosquillidae): https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30950-9
 
#science #sciencemnuelacasasoli
Feller et al. report how one family of mantis shrimp larvae uses visual filtering structures to selectively reflect and transmit light within photoreceptors. These reflective filters likely enhance bioluminescence detection underwater at night and are similar to human-made optical devices such as fiber Bragg gratings or band gap filters.
https://youtu.be/72SXZjzJjy8

Feller_et al_. (2019) Long-Wavelength Reflecting Filters Found in the Larval Retinas of One Mantis Shrimp Family (Nannosquillidae): https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30950-9
 
Fascinating!

Possible Detection of a Black Hole So Big It ‘Should Not Exist’

"Black hole physicists have been excitedly discussing reports that the LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave detectors recently picked up the signal of an unexpectedly enormous black hole, one with a mass that was thought to be physically impossible."

"'The prediction is no black holes, not even a few' in this mass range, wrote Stan Woosley, an astrophysicist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in an email. 'But of course we know nature often finds a way'."

"Seven experts contacted by Quanta said they’d heard that among the 22 flurries of gravitational waves detected by LIGO and Virgo since April, one of the signals came from a collision involving a black hole of unanticipated heft — purportedly as heavy as 100 suns. LIGO/Virgo team members would neither confirm nor deny the rumored detection."

#science #physics #space
 

- Extremely Rare Case Sees Woman Give Birth to 2 Babies Born 11 Weeks Apart -


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- Extremely Rare Case Sees Woman Give Birth to 2 Babies Born 11 Weeks Apart -


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- There's One Wrong Statistic Everyone's Sharing About The Devastating Amazon Fires -


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- There's One Wrong Statistic Everyone's Sharing About The Devastating Amazon Fires -


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- It's Not Just Brazil's Amazon - Bolivia's Vital Forests Are Burning Out of Control, Too -


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- It's Not Just Brazil's Amazon - Bolivia's Vital Forests Are Burning Out of Control, Too -


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The Fascism of John W. Campbell

#politics #society #science fiction #awards #history
Read: Jeannette Ng's Campbell Award acceptance speech, in which she correctly identifies Campbell as a fascist and expresses solidarity with Hong Kong protesters
 

- Bees Are Dropping Dead Across Brazil, And The Reason Is Absolutely Devastating -


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- Bees Are Dropping Dead Across Brazil, And The Reason Is Absolutely Devastating -


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- Scientists Grew a Mysterious Life Form That Could Reveal The Origins of Complex Life -


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- Scientists Grew a Mysterious Life Form That Could Reveal The Origins of Complex Life -


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Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ | The Guardian

A new organ involved in the sensation of pain has been discovered by scientists, raising hopes that it could lead to the development of new painkilling drugs.

Researchers say they have discovered that the special cells that surround the pain-sensing nerve cells that extend into the outer layer of skin appear to be involved in sensing pain – a discovery that points to a new organ behind the feeling of “ouch!”.
#science #health
 
#environment #science #plastics #pollution #waste
 
"Russian scientists on Wednesday ridiculed a government plan to impose Soviet-style restrictions on their interactions with colleagues from around the world, such as seeking permission for meetings and submitting reports about each encounter with a foreign peer."

"Russia’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education drafted the new recommendations in February and put them into effect right away, but they were not widely known until Tuesday, when Aleksandr L. Fradkov, a prominent scientist, denounced them in an open letter. Troitsky Variant, an independent science newspaper, published them."

"The ministry instructed Russian scientists to ask permission to meet colleagues from abroad at least five days in advance, and to provide copies of the foreigners’ passports. It said that no Russian scientist should attend such a meeting alone — another Russian scientist should be present — and afterward the head of the Russian scientist’s institute should send a sealed report to the ministry with an 'exhaustive account of the topics discussed'."

"The guidelines also specified that Russian scientists would need their supervisors’ approval to meet foreign colleagues outside work. Foreign specialists faced restrictions, too. Under the rules, they would only be allowed to use electronic gadgets inside Russia’s scientific institutes if this was stipulated in 'international agreements, signed by Russia', according to the document."

#Russia #science

The New York Times: Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You (By IVAN NECHEPURENKO)

 

Milky Way's Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours - Universe Today


#science #astronomy
Milky Way’s Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours

Universe Today: Milky Way's Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours - Universe Today (Evan Gough)

 

Milky Way's Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours - Universe Today


#science #astronomy
Milky Way’s Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours

Universe Today: Milky Way's Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours - Universe Today (Evan Gough)

 

First DJ in space


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In partnership with Big City Beats, ESA's Luca Parmitano rocks Ibiza from orbit

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First DJ in space


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In partnership with Big City Beats, ESA's Luca Parmitano rocks Ibiza from orbit

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Interesting future tech, happening now.

Nuclear Reactor for Mars Outpost Could Be Ready to Fly by 2022

"A new type of nuclear reactor designed to power crewed outposts on the moon and Mars could be ready for its first in-space trial just a few years from now, project team members said."

"A flight test is the next big step for the Kilopower experimental fission reactor, which aced a series of critical ground tests from November 2017 through March 2018. No off-Earth demonstration is on the books yet, but Kilopower should be ready to go by 2022 or so if need be, said Patrick McClure, Kilopower project lead at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico."

"'I think we could do this in three years and be ready for flight', McClure said late last month during a presentation with NASA's Future In-Space Operations working group."

#NASA #space #Mars #science
 
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