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Who didn't love Nutella as a child? That chocolatey smooth texture which spreads so perfectly on any food. Contrary to what its manufacturers promoted for decades, Nutella is not a health food at all.With the exception of margarine, it's the closest thing to spreadable junk food packed with sugar and one toxic ingredient in particular that has been linked with cancer.Nutella was introduced in 1964 by the Italian company Ferrero who still manufactures the product, however they do have local …
02.23 / 04:01
humansarefree.com
(Beyond Pesticides, February 23, 2017) Male pesticide applicators who experienced a pesticide spill or another related accident are more likely to harbor changes in their DNA associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a recent paper published in the journal, Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. While the relationship between pesticide exposure and prostate cancer is not new, this study adds to the growing body of evidence that high exposure to specific…
02.23 / 03:59
beyondpesticides.org
Michael-acceptor compounds and diiodomethane yield cyclopropanes under Ru catalysis and…
02.23 / 03:57
chemistryviews.org
The NASA news conference to present new findings on exoplanets is in progress now around 1:30 PM EST. NASA just published a summary of the findings at www.nasa.gov/... As somewhat expected, the announcement is about the discovery of new exoplanets, seven earth-sized ones, around the star TRAPPIST-1, 39 light years away. The discovery was made by a team of researchers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Three of these planets are located in the…
02.23 / 03:23
dailykos.com
Most if not all tech enthusiasts know that the Mobile World Congress 2017 is happening by the end of February. The big annual event is the venue for new technologies and inventions, so it’s not surprising that everyone is looking forward to what the big industry players have to show off this year. South Korean brands Samsung and LG are confirmed to attend this year’s exhibition, so it’s important for fans attending MWC to know when and where these two companies will showcase their new produ…
02.23 / 03:10
ibtimes.com
As classic as "American Pie," Alyson Hannigan and her "Guardians of the Galaxy" actor husband Alexis Denisof recently dropped $8 million on a four-bedroom, six-bathroom home in Los Angeles' posh Brentwood Park neighborhood. According to Trulia, the 6,484-square-foot spread is a classic American Traditional estate on an extravagant 26,000-square-foot lo…
02.23 / 03:10
ibtimes.com
With the Nintendo Switch’s launch just a few days away, retailer GameStop has announced that the upcoming console will be available in stores for walk-in customers. However, the retailer warns that it will only be available in limited s…
02.23 / 03:10
ibtimes.com
Carlos Ghosn plans to step aside as CEO of Nissan as of April 1 but will remain as chairman, the Japanese auto giant said in a statement. Ghosn, who has taken on increased responsibilities at Mitsubishi Motors, said his decision would allow him to “devote more time and energy to managing the strategic and operational evolution and expansion of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.” Hiroto Saikawa will succeed Ghosn as CEO…
02.23 / 03:10
ibtimes.com
Kevin Bass liked Sukanya Mohapatra's blog post 5 Reasons you should take part in…
02.23 / 02:51
datasciencecentral.com
Watch VideoThe protest camp outside the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site is going up in flames.Facing a government deadline to evacuate the camp, the remaining protesters set fire to their structures. Some protesters said the fires were ceremonial. SEE MORE: Dakota Access And Keystone XL Pipeline Movements Unite Against TrumpLocal police have been clearing out camps after North Dakota's governor signed an evacuation order. The order ostensibly protects…
02.23 / 02:24
newsy.com
A flan-obsessed astronaut named Dave and his new partner, a highly intelligent seedless melon, head to Mars in Black Holes, an irreverent (and mildly NSFW) 3D animated short. Its makers, Noodles Studio, hope to develop the story into an adult animated sitcom via a just-launched Kickstarter.Read…
02.23 / 02:16
io9.com
There’s a lot going on behind the scenes with the X-Men franchise. Logan hits theaters next month. A seventh sequel in the main series is in the works. New Mutants and Deadpool 2 will soon be filming and now there’s even an update on X-Force.Read mor…
02.23 / 02:16
io9.com
Doing a fitness run for two to three hours will make you want to hit the bar for a sip or two of alcohol. But did you ever wonder why you never see any of your gym buddies in the coolest beer pub in town? That’s because they probably know a thing or two about The post Why No One Talks About Alcohol In The Gym Anymore appeared first on…
02.23 / 02:10
clapway.com
“This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the agency’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington. “Answering the question ‘are we alone’ is... …
02.23 / 02:02
dailygalaxy.com
Scientists achieved the "holy grail of high-pressure physics" last month, when physicists from Harvard University claimed they'd successfully turned hydrogen into a metal - something researchers had been struggling to achieve for more than 80 years. And not only had they made the material, but they were also the first to stably keep it in the lab, making it the only sample of metallic hydrogen anywhere on Earth. But now the team has bad news - the sample has…
02.23 / 01:50
sciencealert.com
Emmanuelle Rieuf posted a blog postBook: Data for Business PerformanceLong title: The Goal-Question-Metric (GQM) Model to Transform Business Data into an Enterprise Asset.Today, digitization is dramatically changing the business landscape, and many progressive organizations have started to treat data as a valuable business asset. While many enterprises are investing in improved data management, only a few have leveraged data to truly impact business performance. To address this…
02.23 / 01:42
datasciencecentral.com
Watch VideoHARI SREENIVASAN: Now to this week’s edition of Leading Edge. There is new excitement tonight about the search for possible life in a solar system beyond our own. Astronomers have identified seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a star just a mere 230 trillion miles or so from our own planet. That sounds like a mind-boggling distance. It is. But researchers say the idea of life on one of these exoplanets, as they’re called, is tantalizing. Astronomers, using ground and…
02.23 / 01:14
pbs.org
In news that reminds us it’s definitely worth dusting off old photos once in a while, one amateur astronomer thinks he’s spotted geysers erupting from the south pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus....in images taken by the Voyager 1 probe in 1980.Read more…
02.23 / 01:06
io9.com
Your ability to enjoy the tabletop game Secret Hitler will likely depend on your ability to laugh as an increasingly impotent progressive coalition fails to halt the rise of fascism. No but seriously, it’s a fun party game.Read m…
02.23 / 01:06
io9.com
Researchers find vitamin D helps the body fight acute respiratory…
02.23 / 01:03
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