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James Douglas
Works at ICFO - Institut de Ciències Fotòniques
Attended University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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The common cold virus can reproduce itself more efficiently in the cooler temperature found inside the nose than at core body temperature, according to a new Yale-led study. This finding may confirm t
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It is because the immune system does not work as well at lower temperatures.
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Idea that intestinal bacteria affect mental health gains ground.
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Unexpected finding, but way small sample size.  I'm going to wait till a properly designed study replicates the result before I change my diet.

That, and anytime I leave pasta in the fridge to reheat for lunch the next day, it's usually a non-pasta-appropriate color by the time I actually get it out of the fridge....
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Piffle. I'm less moral all day.
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Actually I only asked that you post DOI or other links to articles written by "prestigious physicists like Hawking" stating that "quantum computing is a fallacy" or otherwise not possible. In response you go polemic on me like you did in the above post. I am still waiting for evidence to support your claims.
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So, in 2015 we’re all going to go to go to the gym more regularly, eat better, earn more, and read twice as many books, right? Wrong - for the majority of us anyway. If you want a good indication for what you’ll be doing in 2015, your best bet is...
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good for BO maybe. That would be useful in cramped public transport situations
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Learn about neurosynaptic chips - created under SyNAPSE - and how crucial they are in cognitive systems needed to process Big Data.
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We're looking for a black cat in a dark room. We're pretty sure it's there. :)
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There are many, many established scientists who have gone zealous at some point in their career. Happened to Hawking, Penrose, Pauling, Einstein, Godel, Watson, Gelernter, etc, etc, etc,...
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  • ICFO - Institut de Ciències Fotòniques
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Barcelona, Spain
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Omarama, New Zealand - Clyde, New Zealand - Dunedin, New Zealand - Wellington, New Zealand - Seoul, South Korea - Oxford, United Kingdom - Bloomington, Indiana
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Quantum physicist by day... and also at night.
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  • University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Physics
  • University of Otago, New Zealand
    Mathematics, Physics
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