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digest | A connection between digital lifestyle + depression

IMAGE StudentLife app, sensing, and analytics system architecture (credit: Rui Wang et al.) — story — Researchers at Northwestern Univ. believe a smart-phone app they developed called Purple Robot can detect depression in people by tracking: the number of daily minutes you use a mobile phone plus your daily geographic location pattern Using this smart-phone […]

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Coronavirus Also Spreads Via Poop – NextBigFuture.com

China has found live novel coronavirus particles in stool specimens indicates a fecal-oral route for coronavirus. This was likely the cause of the massive failure of the cruise ship quarantine. The cruise ship spread was like what is seen with gastro-causing norovirus, which also spreads along that pathway. Strengthening sanitation and hygiene measures are needed […]

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Major expansion of SETI observations

    20th February 2020 Major expansion of SETI observations The SETI Institute and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have announced a collaboration to bring a state-of-the-art search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) instrument to the Very Large Array (VLA) for the first time. Thanks to a new, cost-effective Ethernet interface, it will be possible […]

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What in Tarnation Is This “SpaceX Village” by the Starship Launch Site

SpaceX Village Business Insider spotted an, uh, intriguing job listing on SpaceX’s careers: a project coordinator for a “SpaceX Village” situated next to the company’s Boca Chica launch site for its colossal, in-development Starship rocket. The puzzling, since-removed listing advertised amenities including volleyball tournaments, rock climbing, kayaking, and a “spaceport lounge (restaurant and bar).” Theme […]

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Debunking ‘Lower Oil Supply Will Raise Prices’

We often hear the statement, “When oil supply is lower, oil prices will rise because of scarcity.” Now, we are getting to see firsthand whether oil prices really do rise, as oil supplies become more scarce. Figure 1. Figure from the OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report for August 2019 showing world and OPEC oil production by […]

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The Best Electric Toothbrushes in 2020

Shopping for the best electric toothbrushes? Here are some of the finest brands recommended by dentists. Read on for the details. Routine brushing of the teeth is the first step toward good oral health. Electric toothbrushes provide a proven Hitech mechanism for accessing and cleaning hard to reach corners of the mouth. Besides, they get […]

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Podcast College

Podcast College has the potential to short circuit the path to a newer you! What if getting a college degree involved little more than listening to podcasts and taking tests? Podcasts can be squeezed into every crack in every day, like riding in a car, working out at the gym, going on a bike ride, […]

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