Roald Bøe

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Making sense of disorder

The flexible shapes of some proteins have made it difficult to study how their structure influences their purpose.<p>Proteins are an important building …

Biology

U.S.-led airstrikes kill 20 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

U.S.-led airstrikes kill 20 civilians in Syria's Raqqa<p>Smoke rises from an emergency service point after an airstrike at the rebel-held village of …

Syria

Trump administration sued over climate change 'censorship' | Climate Home

<b>The Centre for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against four US federal agencies over what it called “censorship” of climate</b> …

Climate

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around the Entire Circumference of the Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

When Women Crowdfunded Radium For Marie Curie

It was 1921, 23 years after Marie Curie discovered radium, and she was out of the stuff.<p>Curie, who lived in France for much of her life, had done an …

Feminism

India's first fleet of electric taxis launched in Nagpur

Inaugurating India's first electric mass mobility system, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari flagged off 200 …

India

India cancels vast coal power station plans as price of solar enters 'free fall'

India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations – about the same as the total amount in the UK – with the price …

Renewable Energy

Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years.<p>Since 1999, Republican and Democratic …

Islam

The Human Protein Atlas

read the latest article in the blog - published Fri, 12 May 2017<p>The Human Protein Atlas Blog<p>A subcellular map of the human proteome<p>The Cell Atlas …

Health

A subcellular map of the human proteome

Proteins function in the context of their environment, so an understanding of cellular processes requires a knowledge of protein localization. Thul <i>et</i> …

Physicist Brian Greene wants to build our confidence in science

Until recently, physicist Brian Greene says he never made a comment on anything that didn't have to do with relativity or quantum physics. Now, he's …

Large Hadron Collider

Citizen Scientists Identify Prehistoric Supernova

More than 700 volunteer citizen scientists have helped identify more than 30,000 celestial objects, including a star explosion that occurred 970 …

Universe

Ecologists Are Drowning in Sea of Data. These Tools Could Help

When marine ecologists released the Ocean Health Index for the first time in 2012, it was a majestically ambitious achievement. The index, born of a …

White House photo caption omits husband of Luxembourg's gay PM

Two mentions for Melania Trump in original text accompanying shot taken at Brussels Nato summit while Gauthier Destenay is included in subsequent edit<p>The Trump White House on Saturday omitted Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel, from the caption for an official …

The White House

Elon Musk hates hydrogen, but automakers are still investing in it — and for good reason

Elon Musk is no fan of hydrogen fuel cell technology, but some of the world's major automakers still think it is a bet worth making.<p>The Tesla CEO has …

24th Beijing College Student Film Festival closes

Ancient DNA evidence shows hunter gatherers and farmers were intimately linked

5/25/2017 05:30:00 PM<p>In human history, the transition from hunting and gathering to farming is a significant one. As such, hunter-gatherers and …

50 years ago, continental drift began to gain acceptance

<b>Drifting theories shake up geology</b><p>Continental drift, a theory often considered amusing but rarely important, seems about to become the focus of a …

Geology

Immunotherapy drug opens a new era of precision medicine for cancer

With little fanfare, the Food and Drug Administration did something this week that it's never done before: The agency approved a single prescription drug, pembrolizumab (marketed by Merck as Keytruda) for treatment of solid tumors in any organ so long as the malignancy bears a specific genetic …

Cancer

Climate expert has an incredible theory about global warming — alarmists won’t be happy

Patrick Michaels, a climate expert and director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute, says combining the findings of two important studies could reveal “a remarkable hypothesis” about the benefits of increased carbon-dioxide levels and global warming.<p>In a recent article …

Climate Change

Forget flying cars and get ready for air taxis

Flying cars are dumb.<p>Yes, the cars in <i>Blade Runner</i>, <i>The 5th Element</i> and <i>Back to the Future</i> are cool, and who wouldn't want to push a button and take to the sky in their Honda Civic? But it's not going to happen any time in the next few decades, if ever. Frankly, the average driver can't be trusted …

Air Traffic Control

Trump's 'home run' tour leaves allies bewildered

Taormina (Italy) (AFP) - Donald Trump's first trip overseas was supposed to be about building bridges and clarifying his administration's intentions to friends and foes alike.<p>And the US president flew home Saturday boasting he had "scored a home run" everywhere he'd been, saying he had forged bonds …

Jens Stoltenberg

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These arresting photographs by the young Stanley Kubrick show why he became a great director

From office lingerie models to Chicago street scenes, his camera caught it<p>The best filmmakers are often photographers. But not every snap shooter can …

Photography

Trump complained of trouble setting up golf courses in EU during Brussels visit: report

President Trump reportedly complained to world leaders about roadblocks he has faced setting up golf courses in the European Union.<p>Belgian daily …

Don’t even pretend you already knew all 10 of these hidden iPhone tricks

Apple’s iOS platform has a wonderfully simple and intuitive UX, but the platform continues to grow more and more complex with each passing year. The …

Scientists create designer virus to kickstart immune system and kill cancer

A designer virus which helps the immune system clear our cancer has been created by scientists.<p>Cancer cells are very good a evading the immune system, but the new therapy capitalises on the body’s ability to quickly spot a virus.<p>Swiss scientists inserted cancer proteins inside an artificial virus …

Cancer

Scientists Watch Star Become Black Hole, But They Were Expecting Supernova

Scientists expected to see an enormous star explode in a supernova but they may have watched it collapse into a black hole instead.<p>NASA’s Goddard …

Astrophysics

India just reported its first cases of Zika

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has reported cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said, adding that efforts should be made to strengthen surveillance.<p>The WHO said that on May 15 India's health ministry reported three confirmed cases from the western state of Gujarat. Cases were …

Viruses

BA cancels flights from London as global IT outage causes chaos

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.<p>The failure, caused by a power supply …

Airports