Thursday, April 20, 2017

Nature: DNA's secret weapon against knots and tangles


DNA's secret weapon against knots and tangles
Nature

A simple process seems to explain how massive genomes stay organized. But no one can agree on what powers it. Read the full story

DNA is constantly being slipped through ring-like motor proteins to make loops




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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Verge: Intel kills off its PC-focused developer event


Intel kills off its PC-focused developer event
The Verge

Intel is killing off its annual developer event. Hosted in San Francisco, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) was designed to provide developers with the latest information for Intel's chipsets and... Read the full story


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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Mr Peabody and Sherman 1 and a Half Chapter 10: Crashing an Egyptian Wedding, a mr. peabody & sherman fanfic | FanFiction

https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10689032/10/Mr-Peabody-and-Sherman-1-and-a-Half


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The Ethics of Belief: The Great English Mathematician and Philosopher William Kingdon Clifford on the Discipline of Doubt and How We Can Trust a Truth – Brain Pickings

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/04/14/the-ethics-of-belief-william-kingdon-clifford/


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Gizmodo: How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud


How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud
Gizmodo

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service provider), but VPN providers are notoriously sketchy. You could do some research to find a good one. Or you can make your own in about 10 minutes. Read more... Read the full story


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FORTUNE: Hacker Documents Show NSA Tools for Breaching Global Money Transfer System


Hacker Documents Show NSA Tools for Breaching Global Money Transfer System
FORTUNE

Security fences surround the National Security Agency's (NSA) Utah data collection center in Bluffdale, Utah near Salt Lake City on April 12, 2017. The 1.5 billion USD data center, thought to be the largest in the world, with a reported size to be on the order of an exabytes or larger, supports the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNIC) of the United States Government. / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE FREY (Photo credit should read GEORGE FREY/AFP/Getty Images) Documents and computer files Read the full story


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