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UA researchers unlock the mysteries of wound healing

UA researchers unlock the mysteries of wound healing | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it -- opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

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Bulletproof laptop bag can stop a .44 Magnum round

Bulletproof laptop bag can stop a .44 Magnum round | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
You know you're having a bad day when you wish you had a bulletproof laptop bag – as in proof against actual bullets. One such example of versatile urban luggage is the Savior Multi-Threat Shield ...
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Astronomers detect star leaving the Milky Way at record speeds

Astronomers detect star leaving the Milky Way at record speeds | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
An international team lead by astronomers from Queen's University Belfast have identified the fastest ever star on an escape trajectory from the Milky Way – the white dwarf US709, which is traveli...
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Huge ocean confirmed underneath solar system’s largest moon

Huge ocean confirmed underneath solar system’s largest moon | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Ganymede’s underground ocean contains more water than all the oceans on Earth
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Ultrasound therapies target brain cancers and Alzheimer’s disease

Ultrasound therapies target brain cancers and Alzheimer’s disease | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Bubbles help sound waves pry open blood-brain barrier

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Double impact crater in Canada formed in two separate impacts

Double impact crater in Canada formed in two separate impacts | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
An asteroid smashing into a planet can dramatically alter the planet's habitability by setting back evolution or even encouraging biodiversity.
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Google’s smart-home plans include ‘neighborhood security networks’ and security ratings for homes

Google’s smart-home plans include ‘neighborhood security networks’ and security ratings for homes | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
A patent application the search giant published Thursday points to a future in which smart homes have each other’s back, and where a smart home’s ‘security score’ determines the cost of security services and insurance.
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As easy as 123: Xen hypervisor bug found, fixed, phew...‏make sure you're patched!

As easy as 123: Xen hypervisor bug found, fixed, phew...‏make sure you're patched! | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Xen is often used to share one physical server amongst many different customers - and it's supposed to keep them safely apart.

Sometimes, things don't quite work out...Paul Ducklin explains.
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How blood group O protects against malaria

How blood group O protects against malaria | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
It has long been known that people with blood type O are protected from dying of severe malaria. In a study published in Nature Medicine, a team of Scandinavian scientists explains the mechanisms behind the protection that blood type O provides, and suggest that the selective pressure imposed by malaria may contribute to the variable global distribution of ABO blood groups in the human population.

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Dubai Police: Using VPN in United Arab Emirates is a Punishable Crime

Dubai Police: Using VPN in United Arab Emirates is a Punishable Crime | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Using VPN is a crime under UAE’s cyber laws – Anyone found using VPN can be sent to prison says Dubai Police.

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Lockheed Martin previews next generation space cargo ships

Lockheed Martin previews next generation space cargo ships | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Lockheed Martin's proposal for NASA's CRS-2 program uses new cargo ships, which are designed to not only resupply the International Space Station, but also support manned deep space missions, such...
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World’s most powerful laser diode arrays deployed

World’s most powerful laser diode arrays deployed | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
At 3.2 million watts, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory laser diode array is the most powerful ever built, and will form part of an even larger quadrillion watt femtosecond pulsed laser c...
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Science and Even Sci-Fi Make Us Better People | WIRED

Science and Even Sci-Fi Make Us Better People | WIRED | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
In this week's Geek's Guide to the Galaxy author Michael Shermer discusses why science and reason are responsible for our moral progress.
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Humans may harbor more than 100 genes from other organisms

Humans may harbor more than 100 genes from other organisms | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Genes have jumped species from viruses, bacteria, and other organisms
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The 15 tweaks that made us human

The 15 tweaks that made us human | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Humans are possibly the weirdest species to have ever lived, with freakishly big brains and virtually hairless bodies. How did such a bizarre creature evolve?
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Magic states offer surprisingly low error rates for quantum computing

Magic states offer surprisingly low error rates for quantum computing | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Quantum computers hold a special allure, as they offer a way to harness quantum phenomena and put it to use to do things that are impossible for ordinary computers. But as powerful as quantum computers could be, they are also delicate in a way, since they must be shielded from the 'noise' ...
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The corrugated galaxy: Milky Way may be much larger than previously estimated

The corrugated galaxy: Milky Way may be much larger than previously estimated | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
The Milky Way galaxy is at least 50 percent larger than is commonly estimated, according to new findings that reveal that the galactic disk is contoured into several concentric ripples. The research, conducted by an international team led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Heidi Jo Newberg, ...

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Researchers nearly double the size of worker ants

Researchers nearly double the size of worker ants | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Finding helps explain specialization within ant colonies
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Apartment complex threatens residents with $10k fines for negative online reviews

Apartment complex threatens residents with $10k fines for negative online reviews | Jeff Morris | Scoop.it
Ahhhh, Windermere Cay: the premiere, luxury, 100% smoke-free Florida community that's just minutes from Walt Disney World and miles from letting customers write honest reviews.
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