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by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Afghanistan news and discussions
Replies: 105
Views: 27547

Re: Afghanistan news and discussions

Witness: Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city's main square Source: AP KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan, a witness said Saturday, in a gruesome display that signaled a return to some of the Taliban’s method...
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Sat Sep 25, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 142
Views: 51251

Re: USA News and Discussions

House Budget Committee votes to pass the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill Source: CNN The House Budget Committee voted Saturday to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill out of committee and send it to the House floor. The vote was 20 to 17 with Democratic Rep. Scott Peters of California joining Repu...
by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: 2022 midterm election thread
Replies: 0
Views: 51

2022 midterm election thread

Grassley will seek reelection, boosting GOP's majority hopes Source: Politico Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley announced on Twitter Friday morning he will run for an eighth term, a move that makes it more likely the GOP can keep control of his seat in next year's midterm elections. Grassley rompe...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Blue Origin
Replies: 12
Views: 4161

Re: Blue Origin

'Star Trek' Star William Shatner Heading to Space on Bezos' Next Rocket https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/startrek-shatner-bezos-rocket/2021/09/24/id/1037860/?fbclid=IwAR3_Sni8sIIA3J-1cRvAvsPPjtxYS71fpwr5eNiX70iy8yS8befOg9jtv_g By Charles Kim | Friday, 24 September 2021 06:27 PM At 90, actor Willia...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Physics News and Discussions
Replies: 51
Views: 19502

Re: Physics News and Discussions

Quasi-particles with tunable interactions https://phys.org/news/2021-09-quasi-particles-tunable-interactions.html by University ofAmsterdam The laws of quantum mechanics allow for the existence of 'quasi-particles': excitations in materials that behave exactly like ordinary particles. A major advant...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Biology & Medicine News and Discussions
Replies: 145
Views: 48893

Re: Biology & Medicine News and Discussions

Large-scale genetic repeat variations contribute to height and other human traits https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-large-scale-genetic-variations-contribute-height.html by Claudia Lopez Lloreda, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard New study finds that a type of genetic modification involving lo...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Cancer News and Discussions
Replies: 60
Views: 21321

Re: Cancer News and Discussions

nsights from our genome and epigenome will help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer by Garvan Institute of Medical Research https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-insights-genome-epigenome-cancer.html In 2020, an estimated 10 million people lost their lives to cancer. This devastating disease is unde...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Space News and Discussions
Replies: 203
Views: 61316

Re: Space News and Discussions

Exotic mix in China's delivery of moon rocks https://phys.org/news/2021-09-exotic-china-delivery-moon.html by Europlanet On 16 December 2020 the Chang'e-5 mission, China's first sample return mission to the Moon, successfully delivered to Earth nearly two kilograms of rocky fragments and dust from o...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Heart disease and stroke news and discussions
Replies: 6
Views: 4140

Re: Heart disease and stroke news and discussions

Reprogramming heart muscle cells to repair damage from heart attacks https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-reprogramming-heart-muscle-cells.html by Bob Yirka , Medical Xpress A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Germany and one in Canada has found that it is possible to rep...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Extreme weather news and discussion
Replies: 98
Views: 32685

Re: Extreme weather news and discussion

88K without power in Michigan after storms bring rain, wind and cold Source: The Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Over 88,000 customers are without power, particularly along the east side of Michigan, after rain and high winds. DTE reported 77,125 customers were without power Thursday, Sept. 23...