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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Follow Live from Coast to Coast

Wired Science - 3 hours 11 min ago
Monday, August 21 marks the first total solar eclipse to hit the mainland United States in nearly 40 years.
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How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Without Glasses

Wired Science - 4 hours 34 min ago
Sure, you can buy solar glasses. Or you can save your money an make a DIY pinhole. It's a lot more fun.
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Why the US Solar Industry Doesn't Want Government Protection

Wired Science - 6 hours 41 min ago
A tariff on international solar panels threatens to curb an important contributor to the nascent clean energy boom.
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The Most Extreme Way to Watch the Eclipse? Chase It in a Jet

Wired Science - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 07:00
Some eclipse aficionados are skipping the traffic and meeting the eclipse more or less half way—from the air.
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Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Power Electric Cars of the Future

Wired Science - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 08:00
With car manufacturers and technology companies making more battery-powered devices, lithium is becoming an ever-more precious metal.
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Microbes May Rig Their DNA to Speed Up Evolution

Wired Science - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 07:00
If DNA repair makes useful mutations more likely, it could accelerate cells’ adaptations to harsh environments.
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Explore the Moon Using Augmented Reality

Wired Science - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:17
The sun's getting a lot of the spotlight these days. It's time to give the moon its due.
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The Robots Will Be Soft and Cuddly and Heal Their Own Wounds

Wired Science - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:00
Belgian researchers built a soft, squishy robot that can heal itself with just a bit of heat.
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What a Border Collie Taught a Linguist About Language

Wired Science - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:00
The whistles that a shepherd uses to command her dog sound a whole lot like human language.
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Crispr Fans Dream of a Populist Future for Gene Editing

Wired Science - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:00
Over two days in Berkeley, scientists, CEOs, farmers, conservationists, and citizens gathered to talk about the promise and peril of Crispr.
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How Will California's Solar Grid React to the Eclipse?

Wired Science - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:00
Making up the difference will be a balancing act of high-tension electricity choreography.
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NASA's Rocket to Nowhere Finally Has a Destination

Wired Science - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:00
With a lunar orbit mission on the docket, NASA's contractors for the Space Launch System continue testing with new focus.
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Plankton 'Mucus Houses' Could Pull Microplastics From the Sea

Wired Science - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:00
A larvacean can capture tiny floating bits of plastic, enabling the pinkie-sized critter to eliminate the plastic as waste that falls to the seafloor.
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The Best Way to Test Students? Make Them Explain It On Video

Wired Science - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:00
You will be surprised how quickly a short video conveys just what students know about the subject.
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How Solar Eclipses Illuminate the Marvel of Science

Wired Science - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:00
Opinion: Solar eclipses helped foster early scientific discoveries. What will the next one bring?
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What Is Quantum Internet?

Wired Science - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:00
A Chinese physicist hopes that quantum communications will span multiple countries by 2030. So ... what's it for?
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James Damore’s Google Memo Gets Science All Wrong

Wired Science - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:00
The science in Damore’s memo is still very much in play. His analysis of its implications is at best politically naive, and at worst dangerous.
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Sex, Drugs, and the Inside Lane: Recapping the 2017 World Championships of Track

Wired Science - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:00
Sir Mo Farah's big win—and big loss. Usain Bolt's final meet. And Wayde van Niekerk racing to become the next track superstar.
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how to write a script to grep information from another file without losing location information(in the right order)

BioStar - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:29
Hi all I am too new with programing to solve this problem. I have two files, file1 containing the index, file2 includes information I want. 1. file1 CU_91 CU_495 CW_79 CU_22 CW_42 2. file2 CW_79 protein1 CW_15 protein2 CW_16 protein3 CW_17 protein4 CW_42 protein5 I want to add extra information from file 2 to file 1 without changing the order in file one, as following. How could I do that? CU_91 CU_495 CW_79 protein1 CU_22 CW_42 protein5 Thank you! Alexie
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Subselecting populations make Lositan stop

BioStar - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:22
I have tried everything and finally decided to ask. A genepop file with 7000 loci runs smoothly without any problem on any setting for all 4 populations, but when I select 2 populations to run them pairwise, it starts, runs and stops at the end of the second (light blue color) simulations step. I tried it on 2 different computers, one of them 16GB ram with 8 cores, the other is 4GB ram with 4 cores. I am using the current jnlp Lositan version on Windows with 32 bit Java. However when I used the old exe Lositan version on an old computer, the same thing was working last year. I dont have that computer anymore so I need to solve it with the current Lositan version. Can you think of any way to get around this? Thanks
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