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Futurity
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And with readily available eggs, people could also generate personalized embryonic stem cell lines for future medical needs. That would harness an existing technology in which they create stem cells by transferring a nucleus from one of their mature body cells into an enucleated egg cell. But ethical minefields abound. Many people are adamantly opposed to creating embryos for research or therapeutic use and in an IVG-enabled scenario in which that's done easily in a lab, the ethical questions are magnified. The best' embryo Current US law prohibits public funding for the creation of embryos for research. Clinical uses of IVG will certainly undergo tough regulatory scrutiny in most any country. But even if IVG proves safe and effective, what would policymakers do, for instance, in the case where a couple wanted to use it to purposely generate scores of embryos—many more than IVF allowsmerely to select the best among them to become their baby? Are we 20 years away from designer' babies? IVG may raise the specter of 'embryo farming' on a scale currently unimagined, which might exacerbate concerns about the devaluation of human life, Cohen, Daley, and Adashi write.
Proactive Investors USA
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What is a disc herniation? The intervertebral disc is an elastic soft cushion that is between the vertebrae of the spine (Figure 9). It connects the vertebrae together, gives stability to the spine, and allows the spine to move. The intervertebral disc has two parts; the annulus fibrosus (tough fibrous outer layer) and the nucleus pulposus (soft gel-like inner layer) (Figure 10). If the soft gel-like inner material leaks out or herniates through a tear in the fibrous outer layer, it becomes a disc herniation. A tear of the disc may allow the gel-like material in the center of the disc to protrude and leak out, causing a herniation of the disc, which presses into the nerve root as it exits the spine. This irritates the close by nerve root, causing sciatica. Sciatica is one of the most common symptoms of lumbar disc herniation. Treatment Treatment will initially include anti-inflammatory medication, muscle relaxation and physical therapy.
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Autocar
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Some credit here must go to the brand-new Avon WV7 winter tyres under the wheel arches. Their fitment may have necessitated exchanging the 310R’s skinny 13in alloys for the less desirable 15in alternatives, but their performance has been mostly stellar – and far beyond the usual lacklustre showing of winter rubber in relatively temperate conditions. Credit, too, to whoever recently relaid much of the asphalt around the Llyn Brianne reservoir, serving up around 20 miles of single-track silly-stage fun that would fail to suit any car significantly larger than the three gnat’s lunchboxes we brought along. Credit mostly, though, to Malvern, Crewkerne and Dartford, and to the extraordinary pleasure of their exclusively flyweight outputs. As the canopy of Welsh cloud darkens and we prepare to make the final dash toward the coast and the kind of dusk end shot that snapper Luc Lacey likes to spend an award-winning amount of time lighting, Prior succinctly brands the preceding afternoonproper motoring” – which is about as neat a nutshell as you could want for describing the nucleus of all that is warm and gooey about such a hardedged experience.
Sky News
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That astronomer thinks it could be the active nucleus at the centre of a galaxy, a high energy event happening. Other people think it might be a neutrino start orbiting a bar code. We have no idea. The exciting thing is that it is far away so it is high energy. We might understand more about interstellar space where we don't know much yet.
Futurity
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Other telescopes around the world helped to plot the light spectrum. It's got a detectable signal of very particular colors of hydrogen, oxygen, and other elements—but Doppler-shifted, says Chatterjee, explaining that the shifting wavelengths denote cosmic expansion and provide clues for the source distance. The next big question is the nature of the source: What powers these bursts and are there other ones that repeat? We think it may be a magnetar—a newborn neutron star with a huge magnetic field, inside a supernova remnant or a pulsar wind nebulasomehow producing these prodigious pulses, says Chatterjee. Or, it may be an active galactic nucleus of a dwarf galaxy. That would be novel. Or, it may be a combination of those two ideasexplaining why what we're seeing may be somewhat rare. Source: Cornell University The post Weird radio bursts are from 3 billion light-years away appeared first on Futurity .
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Felda will then, among others, have access to more than 320,000ha landbank in Indonesia, which is about 4.4 times the size of Singapore, including more than 125,000ha of planted nucleus. “Further details on the acquisition could not be provided at this moment as the SPA is subject to approval of the relevant authorities, both in Malaysia and Indonesia,” it noted. Felda explained that its decision to acquire the stake is in line with its long-term goal of becoming one of the world’s largest palm oil groups. “We have to continue to show growth as staying stagnant will mean that Felda will be left behind as our competitors are expanding fast in this growing industry. To get this growth, Felda needs to venture into new frontiers as additional plantation land in Malaysia is becoming scarce,” it added. Apart from gaining access to more land bank, the acquisition will also help Felda and its associate companies to make further inroads into the lucrative and expanding domestic market in Indonesia.
The Sun Daily - Business
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FELDA will then among others have access to more than 320,000 ha land bank in Indonesia, which is about 4.4 times the size of Singapore, including more than 125,000 ha of planted nucleus. “Further details on the acquisition could not be provided at this moment as the SPA is subject to approval of the relevant authorities, both in Malaysia and Indonesia,” it noted. FELDA explained that its decision to acquire the stake is in line with its long-term goal to become among the world’s largest palm oil groups. "We have to continue to show growth as staying stagnant will mean that FELDA will be left behind as our competitors are expanding fast in this growing industry. To get this growth, FELDA needs to venture into new frontiers as additional plantation land in Malaysia is becoming scarce," it added. Apart from gaining access to more land bank, the acquisition will also help FELDA and its associate companies to make further inroads into the lucrative and expanding domestic market in Indonesia.
The Sun Daily
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FELDA will then among others have access to more than 320,000 ha land bank in Indonesia, which is about 4.4 times the size of Singapore, including more than 125,000 ha of planted nucleus. "Further details on the acquisition could not be provided at this moment as the SPA is subject to approval of the relevant authorities, both in Malaysia and Indonesia," it noted. FELDA explained that its decision to acquire the stake is in line with its long-term goal to become among the world's largest palm oil groups. "We have to continue to show growth as staying stagnant will mean that FELDA will be left behind as our competitors are expanding fast in this growing industry. To get this growth, FELDA needs to venture into new frontiers as additional plantation land in Malaysia is becoming scarce," it added. Apart from gaining access to more land bank, the acquisition will also help FELDA and its associate companies to make further inroads into the lucrative and expanding domestic market in Indonesia.
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Bleacher Report
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With all of that, the Panthers defensive nucleus can become great again in a hurry. And that means the Panthers can address their offense after the season, starting at tackle. Their receiving corps needs reinforcements, too. Benjamin and Funchess still have the potential to anchor the group, so the Panthers just need complementary weapons. The Panthers also need a change-up back for Jonathan Stewart, who actually changes things up, but those come in value packs in the middle rounds of the draft, as do extra tight ends and fullbacks who aren't three years past their primes. The Panthers might even be able to spend a little money this offseason to fill needs. Gettlemanwho is such a judicious, infrastructure-minded spender that he probably thinks the perfect family holiday gift is eight inches of extra attic insulationmust be willing to do so after sacrificing a whole season to a strict budgetary philosophy.
CERN
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Measuring the antihydrogen spectrum with high-precision offers an extraordinary new tool to test whether matter behaves differently from antimatter and thus to further test the robustness of the Standard Model (mage: Maximilien Brice/CERN) In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the ALPHA collaboration reports the first ever measurement on the optical spectrum of an antimatter atom. This achievement features technological developments that open up a completely new era in high-precision antimatter research. It is the result of over 20 years of work by the CERN antimatter community. “Using a laser to observe a transition in antihydrogen and comparing it to hydrogen to see if they obey the same laws of physics has always been a key goal of antimatter research,” said Jeffrey Hangst, Spokesperson of the ALPHA collaboration. Atoms consist of electrons orbiting a nucleus.
Politico
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“That group that met in that room is going to be the nucleus,” one senior Trump adviser said. But while everyone present agreed the nonprofit would be vital to enact the president-elect’s political agenda, they disagreed on who exactly would control it, according to interviews with a half-dozen Trump advisers and transition officials, most of whom spoke anonymously to describe the internal dynamics. Parscale is the only senior Trump aide who is definitely headed to the nonprofit. And four people familiar with the discussions about the group said that Parscale had been specifically empowered by Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest counselors, to take charge of the new organization. At one point in Wednesday’s meeting, Parscale jumped in to say that “no disrespect” to the Mercers, as Rebekah sat only feet away, but that this group was about Trump and his movement — not them.
Sky News
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One of the reasons they say that is that the post-office has always been made up of a network of Court Crown offices, the nucleus of the business. In that is where the revenue generating products are.
Politico
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“That group that met in that room is going to be the nucleus,” one senior Trump adviser said. But while everyone present agreed the nonprofit would be vital to enact the president-elect’s political agenda, they disagreed on who exactly would control it, according to interviews with a half-dozen Trump advisers and transition officials, most of whom spoke anonymously to describe the internal dynamics. Parscale is the only senior Trump aide who is definitely headed to the nonprofit. And four people familiar with the discussions about the group said that Parscale had been specifically empowered by Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest counselors, to take charge of the new organization. At one point in Wednesday’s meeting, Parscale jumped in to say that “no disrespect” to the Mercers, as Rebekah sat only feet away, but that this group was about Trump and his movement — not them.
Futurity
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It's been 20 years since scientists in Scotland cloned Dolly the sheep, but cloning mammals remains a challenge. A new study on gene expression in developing clones shows why most cloned embryos likely fail. Dolly was cloned using the technique of somatic cell nuclear transfer, when a nucleus from an adult cell is transferred into an unfertilized egg that has had its nucleus removed, and is then shocked with electricity to start cell growth. Embryos are then transferred to recipient mothers who carry the clones to birth. Cloning cattle is an agriculturally important technology and can be used to study mammalian development, but the success rate remains low, with typically fewer than 10 percent of the cloned animals surviving to birth. The majority of losses are due to embryonic death, a failure during the implantation process, or the development of a defective placenta.
BBC News 24
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To prevent that, this is how three-person IVF will work. The nucleus containing the parents' key DNA would be removed, leaving behind the woman's faulty mitochondria. That nucleus is placed into a donor egg from a second woman which has had its key DNA removed and contains only healthy mitochondria.
BBC News 24
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The nucleus containing the parents' key DNA would be removed, leaving behind the woman's faulty mitochondria. That nucleus is placed into a donor egg from a second woman which has had its key DNA removed and contains only healthy mitochondria.
BBC News 24
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The nucleus containing the parents' key DNA would be removed, leaving behind the woman's faulty mitochondria. That nucleus is placed into a donor egg from a second woman which has had its key DNA removed and contains only healthy mitochondria.
Sky News
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It is the result of a of research. -- a decade. We have been working hard to optimise the technique that we have been working on. In a mother with the defective mitochondrial gene, doctors removed from one of her eggs the nucleus which contains all the genetic material that makes us who we are. They then transfer it to a donor egg cell from another woman. It leaves behind the healthy mitochondria.