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Europeans and Asians have between 1-4% Neanderthal DNA

  • In a special series, BBC Earth has recreated the last days of the last Neanderthal on Earth.
  • The last Neanderthal The real story of how our extinct relative lived and died
  • A special video series telling the real story of how our extinct relative lived and died
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@BBCEarth: “Europeans and Asians have between 1-4% Neanderthal DNA”


What do you owe to our ancient cousins?


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Harnessing Immune System 2 Fight Cancer  So well done & loved this on researchers' marriage

  • Parents of Slain Muslim Soldier Assail Trump for Lack of Empathy 10:58 AM ET
  • Watch: Soldier’s Father Denounces Trump
  • Review: In ‘Jason Bourne,’ a Midlife Crisis for a Harried Former Assassin
  • Careful examination of the facts undermines the claims of Donald Trump and his allies.
  • Our all-thrillers issue of the Book Review offers plenty of high jinks and intrigue for the beach.

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@LisaRosenbaum17: “Harnessing Immune System 2 Fight Cancer So well done & loved this on researchers’ marriage”


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For Diane Kruger, It’s All About Her Brows and Matte Red Lipstick

When Diane Kruger first moved to Paris, she couldn't find anywhere to exercise

  • I don’t need as much makeup if I do my brows.
  • In New York, I go to Serge Normant.
  • For sure, L.A. and New York are fitness havens.
  • And when I go to New York, all the women are so on top of it.
  • I also love the Christophe Robin rose shampoo, and sometimes I use his oil on the ends of my hair.

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@NYTFashion: “When Diane Kruger first moved to Paris, she couldn’t find anywhere to exercise”


The actress shares her European beauty secrets.


For Diane Kruger, It’s All About Her Brows and Matte Red Lipstick

To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise

To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise
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  • Long-term memory is not only influenced by what happens when you learn new things,” he says, “but also by the processes that take place in the hours and days afterward, when new information is stabilized and integrated in your brain.
  • Those who exercised four hours after the test recognized and recreated the picture locations most accurately.
  • The study’s authors suggest that their brains might have been functioning more efficiently because they had learned the patterns so fully.
  • To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise
  • Sleep, for instance, reinforces memory.

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@thehumanxp: “To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise
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Learning requires more than the acquisition of unfamiliar knowledge; that new information or know-how, if it’s to be more than ephemeral, must be consolidated and securely stored in long-term memory.


To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise

Science by a power of two

These two scientists are trying to crack the code of obesity and its related diseases

  • Walther said, “We want to explain fundamental mechanisms and how they impact human health and disease.
  • With research largely focused on how cells store and synthesize fat-a principle applicable to understanding obesity and its related diseases-they were keen to join a department well-known for its metabolism research.
  • At the School, the two scientists have combined their areas of expertise to give the lab the capability to “bridge anything from physics to human genetics and everything in between,” Walther said.
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  • Genetics and Complex Diseases Chair Gökhan Hotamisligil got it, Farese said.

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@HarvardChanSPH: “These two scientists are trying to crack the code of obesity and its related diseases”


September 22, 2015 — When Robert Farese and Tobias Walther were negotiating to join Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health last year as professors of genetics and complex diseases, they proposed a twist to their appointments—a joint laboratory run as an equal partnership. Although they were working in different institutions and came from different disciplines—Farese from physiology and biomedicine, Walther from cell biology and biochemistry —they had been collaborating remotely for a decade, finding fertile ground in their shared research interests, scientific values, and wide-ranging curiosity.


Science by a power of two

Sharon Jones, a Burst of Light, Even in Dark Times

  • The soul singer Sharon Jones, with her band the Dap-Kings, is the subject of Barbara Kopple’s new documentary, “Miss Sharon Jones!”
  • With her high-power vocals growling over the Dap-Kings’ caffeinated soul, Ms. Jones channels the power of James Brown in his prime.
  • On Monday in New York, Ms. Jones endured more, but in a new calibration she had requested. “
  • “The spirit came over me,” Ms. Jones said.
  • After her parents divorced in the mid-60s, “I came to New York and got sassy,” Ms. Jones said with a laugh.

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@nytimes: “Sharon Jones has battled racism, record companies and cancer. A new documentary tells her story.”


The soul singer, the subject of a new documentary that chronicles her career and cancer struggles, tells of a hard new turn in her story.


Sharon Jones, a Burst of Light, Even in Dark Times

Air Force drops Humvees from 5,000 feet

U.S. Air Force drops Humvees from 5,000 feet as part of a training exercise.

  • The U.S. Air Force dropped eight military convoy vehicles from 5,000 feet as part of an annual training exercise.
  • The U.S. Air Force dropped eight military convoy vehicles from 5,000 feet as part of an annual training exercise.
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@CNN: “U.S. Air Force drops Humvees from 5,000 feet as part of a training exercise.”


The U.S. Air Force dropped eight military convoy vehicles from 5,000 feet as part of an annual training exercise.


Air Force drops Humvees from 5,000 feet

New NHS blood cancer treatment approved for use in Wales

'Another chance of life'

Blood cancer treatment approved for use

  • “We were pleased to ratify All Wales Medicine Strategy Group’s recommendation to make this new drug available for patients in Wales where clinically appropriate.
  • A new treatment for people who suffer from a form of blood cancer has been approved by the Welsh Government.
  • New NHS blood cancer treatment approved for use in Wales
  • Image copyright Deb Richardson Image caption Deb Richardson said she may have to access the new treatment
  • Dr Ceri Bygrave, consultant haematologist at Cardiff’s University Hospital of Wales, said: “Multiple myeloma is a deadly form of blood cancer, for which there is a need for new treatment approaches and combinations.

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@BBCWalesNews: “‘Another chance of life’

Blood cancer treatment approved for use”


A new treatment for people who suffer from a form of blood cancer is approved by the Welsh Government.


New NHS blood cancer treatment approved for use in Wales

San Diego Police Shooting: SWAT Team Surrounds Home After 1 Officer Killed

  • 2 police officers shot in San Diego; suspect in custody 2:22
  • “At this time we have not determined if [the person in custody] is involved in the murder of Officer DeGuzman and the attempted murder of Officer Irwin,” San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said Friday afternoon.
  • San Diego police on Friday took into custody a second person after a police officer was fatally shot and another officer was wounded in gunfire that erupted following a stop the night before.
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  • It is with a very sad heart that we announce the death of one of our Officers tonight.

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@michaeldeboard: “More police officers dead in #SDPD & all @CNN can report on is crooked @HillaryClinton & her rigged #DNCinPHL. #blue”


One police officer was shot dead and another seriously injured while making a stop in downtown San Diego late Thursday, officials said.


San Diego Police Shooting: SWAT Team Surrounds Home After 1 Officer Killed