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Nobel Winner Declares Boycott of Top Science Journals | Science | The Guardian
Science & Tech  (tags: history, interesting, performance, research, science, scientists, society )

- 1628 days ago -
"I have published in the big brands, including papers that won me a Nobel prize. But no longer," he writes. "Just as Wall Street needs to break the hold of bonus culture, so science must break the tyranny of the luxury journals."
Converting Fat Cells From Liposection to Liver Cells in Nine Days âEUR" a Regenerative Medicine Breakthrough | KurzweilAI
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, medicine, research, science, scientists, technology )

- 1676 days ago -
"Among the various different approaches being utilized to accomplish this, this method represents the one that is scalable for human use, can be performed using procedures that translate to the clinic, and appears to be the method with the highest safety
Nanoparticles Deliever âEUR~One-Two PunchâEUR(TM) to Disable TumorsâEUR(TM) Defenses | KurzweilAI
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, medicine, research, scientists, technology )

- 1676 days ago -
The nanoparticles were engineered to release the siRNA payload at a faster rate than the doxorubicin once they reach the tumor sites. "That gives us a chance to first lower the defense of the tumor cells by shutting down this protein pump...
The Right Doesn't Want Obamacare Fixed. But It's Even Worse for Them If It Fails.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, government, healthcare, politics, democrats, republicans, u.s. )

- 1676 days ago -
Obamacare is a compromise between the left's vision of universal health care and the right's hatred of government-run insurance. It's based off a blueprint developed by the Heritage Foundation, introduced into the Senate as a Republican alternative
States Want Reimbursement for Funding National Parks During Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, government, news, politics, u.s. )

- 1676 days ago -
The short-term spending plan that ended the shutdown does not compensate the states for bankrolling park operations. That leaves their political leaders and congressional delegations to lobby for repayment.
Netherlands At Maritime Tribunal Seeks Release Of Greenpeace Activists In Russia
World  (tags: europe, government, humanrights, news, politics, society, conflict, ethics, world )

- 1676 days ago -
On 4 October, the Netherlands initiated arbitration proceedings against Russia under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, claiming that the detention of the vessel and the arrest of its crew by Russia in violation of the provisions...
Lobbying Dips Overall, But the Beat Goes on for Guns, Drugs and Agriculture | NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, economy, elections, government, politics )

- 1676 days ago -
Pharmaceutical behemoths, gun advocates and corporate agriculture interests are notable outliers among the nation's biggest government lobbying forces, many of which have otherwise shrunk their policy influence armies this summer and autumn in Washington,
Confronted With Example of Obamacare Success, GOP Rep Freaks Out | NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, government, healthcare, media, news, politics, democrats, republicans )

- 1676 days ago -
The heated exchange came in response to comments made by Gov. Steve Beshear (D-KY), who told CNN that his state-operated exchange, Kynect, is working well in Kentucky. "We're signing up people at roughly a thousand a day. I
More Anti-Cancer Properties Of Marijuana Revealed | The Weed Blog
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, cancer, disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, research, science, study, treatment )

- 1683 days ago -
The anti-cancer properties of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary hallucinogenic component of cannabis, has been recognised for many years, but research into similar cannabis-derived compounds, known as cannabinoids, has been limited.
Mediastan (2013) - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, freedoms, government, media, news, politics )

- 1687 days ago -
MEDIASTAN is a documentary about WikiLeaks journalists attempts to have some of it's documents published and the responses they receive from some of the news outlets they approach. It runs for 1hr 34 mins and prepare to read subtitles.
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