science

The Guardian Sat, 01/20/2018 - 00:15

New blood test could help detect eight common cancers before they spread

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“For the first time we’re seeing a potential for a blood test that can screen for many types of nasty cancers that up until now, we’ve had to wait until symptoms arise."
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The Advocate magazine Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:53

Religious Right Loves 'License to Discriminate' in Health Care

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Their hateful prayers have been answered.
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Jacobin Magazine Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:50

Ideological Training for the New Economy

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At job search clubs across the country, unemployed workers are taught to blame themselves for their joblessness — not the system that produced their precarity.
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The Guardian Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:19

‘Any less than 10 hours and I feel grumpy’: meet the clean sleepers

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"For her, a late night is getting into bed at 9.30pm; by that time, she admits to feeling “stressed”. On a good night, she keeps her room cool, quiet and dark and usually switches off her phone by 8pm. There’s a pricey milkshake containing hops to be consumed before bed,...
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DER STANDARD Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:46

Mikrowellen im EU-Raum belasten Klima so stark wie 6,8 Millionen Autos

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Forscher berechneten die CO2-Emissionen, die sich durch den Stromverbrauch von Haushaltsgeräten ergeben:
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The New York Times Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:24

Why Asking About Citizenship Could Make the Census Less Accurate

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It’s a question that used to be on the national census every decade: whether you were a U.S. citizen.
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New York Magazine Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:16

Trump Fears Sharks Because He’ll Believe Anything TV Tells Him

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Porn star Stormy Daniels says Donald J. Trump is obsessed with sharks and thinks they should all die.
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Reason Magazine Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:07

The Gen X vs. Millennials War Over #MeToo

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An intriguing generational split within the #MeToo conversation
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