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Gary Taubes: 'Obesity isn’t a calorie problem, it’s a hormone problem'

The author of The Case for Keto argues that conventional approaches to tackling obesity and diabetes aren’t working, and that low-carbohydrate diets could be the way forwardOver the past two decades, the UK’s rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes have spiralled, something that has invariably been blamed on our intake of saturated fat. Conventional nutrition science argues this leads to elevated cholesterol levels and a greater risk of heart disease, but journalist Gary Taubes believes we need to ...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Obesity, Society, Diabetes, Diets and dieting, Keto, National Institute of Health, Gary Taubes, Taubes, Keto Taubes


These Monkeys Understand Economics and Intentionally Steal High-Ticket Items to Barter for Better Food, Study Finds

Some of you all may be familiar with the crime ring of long-tailed macaque monkeys that reside around the Uluwatu Temple in Bali, Indonesia, who were thrust into infamy a few years ago for stealing from tourists and holding the ransom until they were paid in food. As if that visual weren’t mind-blowing enough, a new…Read more...
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Parler's Back from the Dead With a Domain Registered to Epik, Home to Gab and Daily Stormer

Parler came back online Sunday with a defiant message to the social network’s “lovers and haters.” Its new host appears to be Epik, a domain name registrar that has harbored other deplatformed cesspools like Gab, the Daily Stormer, and 8kun predecessor’s 8chan, thus cementing Parler, the self-proclaimed “world’s…Read more...
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Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space eight months after first flight

LauncherOne rocket carries very small satellites First demonstration launch failed in May last yearRichard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. Related: Virgin Orbit looks into cause of LauncherOne test failure Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Space, Science, California, World news, US news, Satellites, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Branson, Virgin Orbit


GitHub Says Staff Is Free to Express Concerns About Nazis, Offers to Rehire Jewish Employee After Controversial Firing

GitHub on Sunday said it was sorry for firing a Jewish employee who sent a message warning colleagues to “stay safe homies, Nazis are about,” on Jan. 6, the day President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in an attempt to overturn the election.Read more...
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An Italian Plane Manufacturer Developed A Craft Just For Transporting COVID-19 Vaccines

Tecnam, an Italian aeronautics company that produces aircraft parts for other manufacturers and also develops it own light aircraft, has engineered a small plane with the purpose of transporting the COVID-19 vaccine by air.Read more...
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This Ginormous Dust Storm in Colorado Could Be Seen From Space

This week a dust storm so ridiculously huge that it was visible from space tore through Colorado. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES-East satellite captured a two-hour timelapse of the storm, which you can see above.Read more...
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Ethan Hawke Is Going to Be Playing the Villain In Disney's Moon Knight Series

Well, the list of distinguished actors attached to this project has just gone up by one. Read more...
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Norwegian health officials have adjusted their advice on who gets a COVID-19 vaccine as 29 frail elderly people die

Svein Andersen, 67, is first in Norway to receive the Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine in Oslo, Norway, on December 27, 2020. Fredrik Hagen/NTB/AFP via Getty Images Norwegian health officials have changed their advice on who gets a COVID-19 vaccine after more than 25 elderly people with underlying health conditions died. According to the agency, "all deaths" are linked to the Pfizer vaccine, which was the only one available in the country until Friday. However, Norwegian officials maintain...
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The Florida data scientist who claims she was fired by the health department for refusing to alter COVID-19 data said she'll turn herself into police after a warrant was issued for her arrest

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference in December 2020 at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara Rebekah Jones, the Florida data scientist, last year fired by the Department of Health, said Saturday she would turn herself in to authorities Sunday after they last week issued a warrant for her arrest.  Jones, who worked on the state's COVID-19 dashboard, was fired in May after she said she refused to alter data related to the COVID-19 pandemi...
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50 ancient coffins uncovered at Egypt's Saqqara necropolis

Wooden sarcophagi discovered at site south of Cairo along with funerary temple of Queen Naert Egypt has announced the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including an ancient funerary temple.The tourism and antiquities ministry said the “major discoveries” made by a team of archaeologists headed by the Egyptologist Zahi Hawass also included more than 50 sarcophagi. Continue reading...
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More than 50 sarcophagi uncovered at Egypt's Saqqara necropolis

Wooden sarcophagi discovered at site south of Cairo along with funerary temple of Queen Naert Egypt has announced the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including an ancient funerary temple.The tourism and antiquities ministry said the “major discoveries” made by a team of archaeologists headed by the Egyptologist Zahi Hawass also included more than 50 sarcophagi. Continue reading...
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First fruits of vaccine rollout 'should be seen in weeks'

Experts agree that the impact of the jab will vary regionally and among different groupsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAnalysts are involved in an urgent effort to gauge the impact of Britain’s mass Covid-19 vaccine campaign and to pinpoint dates when lockdown measures can be eased.More than 3 million people – most of them elderly or vulnerable individuals or health workers – have already been given jabs. Now researchers are trying to establish when the first fruits ...
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We're on the verge of breakdown: a data scientist's take on Trump and Biden

Peter Turchin, an entomologist-turned-historian, offers insight into the battle between elitesPeter Turchin is not the first entomologist to cross over to human behaviour: during a lecture in 1975, famed biologist E O Wilson had a pitcher of water tipped on him for extrapolating the study of ant social structures to our own.It’s a reaction that Turchin, an expert-on-pine-beetles-turned-data-scientist and modeller, has yet to experience. But his studies at the University of Connecticut into how h...
Tags: Business, Science, Republicans, Race, Economics, Society, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Wilson, Trump, University of Connecticut


Scientists shed light on how and why some people report "hearing the dead"

Spiritualist mediums might be more prone to immersive mental activities and unusual auditory experiences early in life, according to new research.
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Changing diets -- not less physical activity -- may best explain childhood obesity crisis

Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet -- but not in total calories burned daily -- is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children's body fat, according to a Baylor University study that offers insight into the global obesity epidemic.
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Students returning home may have caused 9,400 secondary COVID-19 infections across UK

A student infected with COVID-19 returning home from university for Christmas would, on average, have infected just less than one other household member with the virus, according to a new model devised by mathematicians at Cardiff University and published in Health Systems.
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What stops flows in glassy materials?

Researchers from the Institute of Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology recently conducted experimental studies for the first time on glassy systems composed of nonspherical particles.
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Naltrexone use decreases the risk of hospitalization in persons with alcohol use disorder

Naltrexone, used either alone or together with disulfiram or acamprosate, is associated with a decreased risk of hospitalization due to alcohol use disorder (AUD) when compared with non-use of AUD drugs, a new register-based study shows.
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Broadening horizons for people with quadriplegia

An assistive technology uses magnetic skin to support freedom of movement for people with quadriplegia.
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