Artificial Placenta Keeps Premature Lambs Alive for 28 Days

Lamb fetuses have been sustained for four weeks outside of their mothers' bodies with a new system that mimics a placenta. The system is a step forward for researchers hoping to develop an "artificial placenta" that could allow premature fetuses to continue developing until they are ready for the outside world. It is essentially a fluid-filled bag with ports that allow for oxygen and nutrient delivery, combined with a pump-less oxygenator that allows the fetus to circulate blood using its

Deadspin The Saints Have The Right Offense For Adrian Peterson | The Slot Ivanka Trump Got Booed at

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River Keeping in New Mexico

River Keeper. Watershed Keeper. There’s something poetic—maybe a bit Celtic—about these terms, which in the world of citizen science refer to someone monitoring a waterway for soil erosion, contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Across the United States, with sonorous names like Willamette River Keepers and Chattahoochee River Keepers, citizen scientists are keeping watch over the environmental health of our rivers, lakes, and estuaries. Where I live in southwestern New Mexico, the Silve

This Interactive Map Shows You When the Weather is Best for Your Next Vacation

If you’re not sure exactly where you want to go on your next vacation, or you know where but are flexible on when you go, this interactive map uses 10+ years of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data to show you what the weather will be like. This first step in travel planning makes sure you’ll…

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How to Actually Enjoy the Painful Pleasure of Spicy Food

Spicy food is the best food, but between the painful capsaicinoids, the bloating from drinking too much water, and the inevitable sweating, spicy food can also be uncomfortable to eat. Here are some tips to enjoy the spice without the bloating, sweat, and tears.

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The Mechanical Engineer’s Pocket-Sized Bag

Not everyone needs a backpack or shoulder bag. Case in point, Everyday Carry reader Hamada’s bag, which is pocket-sized, but packed full of a variety of tools.

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The Best Place to Stand at Networking Events for Better Schmoozing

Networking is pretty important to getting a job and building your career, but networking events can sometimes feel like awkward mixers where you don’t know where to stand or who to talk to. One way to make them a little better is to stand in the right spot to catch people just as they’re looking for someone to chat…

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Ransomware Is Being Hidden Inside Attachments of Attachments

Ransomware attacks are getting more and more clever as the public gets wise to them. The latest involves hiding a malicious macro inside a Word document attached to a seemingly harmless PDF file.

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Deadspin I’m Sick Of This Shit | Jezebel Serena Williams Claps Back At Racist Remark About Her Unbor

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Running May Give You More Time Than You Put In

If you think running is a waste of time, you might want to reconsider. A new study suggests that one hour of running could elongate your life by nearly seven hours, earning you more time than you spend on the activity.

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