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One of the songs from a Musical by Sting 'so to speak'.
A better version can be found in a live session of the whole show here: http://video.pbs.org/video/2365183664/ 
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40,000 years ago, someone set to making #jewelry with skill.
Here's what they found...
Dating back 40,000 years to the Denisovan species of early humans, new pictures show beauty and craftsmanship of prehistoric jewellery.
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Look across all the research and innovation taking place in biology and medicine now, and you can only imagine what health care could be like in 20 years. From implantable sensors to bionic exoskel...
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A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found, for the first time, evidence of neuroinflammation in key regions of the brai ...
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Have any lingering doubts about the power of #Cannabis?
#Health   #Kids   #Cancer   #Epilepsy  
More parents are turning to ;cannabidiol (CBD) oil, a cannabis extract with little or none of the psychoactive compound THC, to treat their children who have cancer and epilepsy. The oil is currently legal in dozens of states, but its supply is limited. And the ;science lags the law—dosing standards haven't been set, and the effects of long-term use are unclear. ;Follow Penn and Nicole Mattison and their daughter Millie, ;Tracy ;and Josh ;Ryan ;a...
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"They would include:
 a ban on broadcasting and a requirement to submit to the police in advance any proposed publication on the web and social media or in print".
The UK Government seeks powers to ensure that any ideas or working for any political outcomes regarded by British politicians as "extremist" will not only be a crime, but can be physically banned in advance.
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Researchers have uncovered a unique connection between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, providing further evidence that a disease that robs people of thei ...
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Ancient customer-feedback technology lasts millennia - science-in-societ...
www.newscientist.com

In the days before Amazon and TripAdvisor, how could you express your consumer outrage? For ancient Mesopotamians, it was seethe, stamp and

Three Minutes to Midnight: Can We Turn the Clock Back in Time?
www.truth-out.org

If we continue with business as usual, letting the giant carbon corporations dictate policy, the clock will continue to advance.

Google DeepMind AI outplays humans at video games - tech - 25 February 2...
www.newscientist.com

Artificial intelligence software, built by a Google subsidiary in London, has learned to play 49 old Atari games just by watching them

NASA craft set to beam home close-ups of Pluto
phys.org

Nine years after leaving Earth, the New Horizons spacecraft is at last drawing close to Pluto and on Sunday was expected to start shooting p

We Know How You Feel
www.newyorker.com

Face-scanning software is learning to read emotions, and the business world can’t wait. Raffi Khatchadourian on Affectiva.

Schneier on Security: New NSA Documents on Offensive Cyberoperations
www.schneier.com

New NSA Documents on Offensive Cyberoperations. Appelbaum, Poitras and others have another NSA aticle with an enormous Snowden document dump

Scientists help avert a nuclear medicine meltdown
phys.org

University of British Columbia scientists have shown that small cyclotrons – particle accelerators the size of an SUV – can replace hulking

Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole Caught Eating..Something | Video
www.space.com

A black hole, a million times more massive than the Sun, fired off a high energy x-ray burst detected by NASA's NuStar mission on its first

How early trauma influences behavior
medicalxpress.com

Traumatic and stressful events during childhood increase the risk to develop psychiatric disorders, but to a certain extent, they can also h

First Look At A Darpa-Funded Exoskeleton For Super Soldiers
www.forbes.com

They take the cyborg thing seriously at Ekso Bionics. A wall of sci-fi movie posters—RoboCop, Iron Man, Transformers, The Terminator--line t

Scientists make enzyme that could help explain origins of life
phys.org

Mimicking natural evolution in a test tube, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised an enzyme with a unique propert

Schneier on Security: Data and Goliath Is Finished
www.schneier.com

Data and Goliath Is Finished. Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World is finished. I submitted it t

33rd Square | Will Life Extension Make Us A New Species By 2050?
www.33rdsquare.com

Arguably human evolution is now being driven solely by cultural evolution, which may suggest some deeper evolutionary transition away from b

Syria Is 7th (Muslim) Country Bombed By 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Winner | ...
www.zerohedge.com

Since winning the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama has now bombed 7 predominantly Muslim countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Som

Government wants to make cars talk to each other (Update)
phys.org

The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technolog

Italian Army To Grow Medical Marijuana
www.theweedblog.com

In my home State of Oregon, it’s up to medical marijuana patients to grow medical marijuana, or designate a person to do it for them. That’s

Meat Production Wastes Natural Resources
www.peta.org

Raising animals for food requires massive amounts of land, food, energy, and water and contributes to animal suffering.

Emails: L.A. Times Reporter Cleared Stories with CIA, Promised Positive ...
www.democracynow.org

Newly disclosed emails show a national security reporter with the Los Angeles Times pre-cleared his stories with the CIA and promised the ag