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Scientists have brewed a hoppy-tasting beer-without the hops

Scientists have brewed a hoppy-tasting beer-without the hops

Genetically-modified brewer's yeast can be used to create more sustainable beers. This boosted the production of flavours normally provided by adding hops during the brewing process. Hops also vary in the way they make a particular essential oil that goes into beer, making it hard to maintain a consistent flavor, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications . Consulte Mais Informação

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Enem 2017: Espelhos da redação estão disponíveis

Enem 2017: Espelhos da redação estão disponíveis

Na última edição do Enem, o tema da redação foi " Desafios para a formação educacional de surdos no Brasil ". Os textos foram avaliados seguindo cinco competências: domínio da escrita forma da Língua Portuguesa, compreender a proposta de redação e aplicar conceitos de várias áreas do conhecimento, organização das informações, conhecimento de mecanismos linguísticos argumentativos e proposta de intervenção para o problema abordado. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mark Zuckerberg é convocado para esclarecer vazamento de dados do Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg é convocado para esclarecer vazamento de dados do Facebook

O Facebook nega que tenha violado o acordo. Acompanhe como desativar sua conta no Facebook no tutorial. Entenda o caso e saiba como se proteger.Um comitê parlamentar britânico convocou nesta terça-feira (20/03) o fundador e presidente do Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg , a responder a questionamentos num momento em que as autoridades ampliam os esforços para determinar se houve uso impróprio de dados da rede social para influenciar eleições. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ola, Uber driver strike enters Day three

Ola, Uber driver strike enters Day three

With this partnership, Ola is the first mobility platform in the country to partner with the IRCTC to provide first and last-mile connectivity to commuters. "Since inception, it is our constant endeavour to integrate our smart mobility solutions as an extension to existing public transportation infrastructure such as Railway Stations, Metros, and Airports, ensuring reliable first and last-mile connectivity for the commuters". Consulte Mais Informação

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Cost of Care for Alzheimer's will Increase by $20 over past year

Cost of Care for Alzheimer's will Increase by $20 over past year

While the number of deaths from heart disease decreased by 11 percent from 2000 to 2015, the association says the number of Alzheimer's-related deaths increased by 123 percent in the same time period. Families bear 70 percent of that cost through out-of-pocket expenses and the value of unpaid care. Dementia caregivers also spend almost twice as much out-of-pocket ($10,697) as other caregivers ($5,758), the findings showed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rescue workers say 9 killed in airstrike on camp

Rescue workers say 9 killed in airstrike on camp

Meanwhile, the U.N.'s high commissioner for human rights on Monday criticized the Syrian government's "current relentless, month-long bombardment of hundreds of thousands of terrified trapped civilians" in Eastern Ghouta . The extremists of Daesh have lost nearly all their territory in Syria after two rival offensives past year by the Syrian army, backed by Russian Federation and Iran, and an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias backed by the United States, as well as continued fighting ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Yemen: US role in war

Yemen: US role in war

Senators voted 55-44 to table the resolution, effectively killing it, according to The New York Times . Mike Lee, R-Utah. They argued Congress should not cede its wartime authority to the White House. The Sanders-Lee-Murphy legislation forced the Senate to both debate and vote on a war that the US has waged in the shadows for three years. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis last week asked Congress not to interfere with America's role in the war, warning that restrictions could increase ... Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA seeks to reduce cigarette nicotine levels

FDA seeks to reduce cigarette nicotine levels

A comprehensive FDA report on menthol cigarettes, issued in 2013, concluded that menthol cigarettes lead to 1) increased smoking initiation among youth and young adults; 2) greater addiction; and 3) decreased success in quitting smoking. USA -traded shares of British American Tobacco briefly declined in premarket trading after the FDA notice posted, but were up 0.1 percent at $56.56 at 9:46 a.m.in NY. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nigeria 'failed to act on warnings before mass abduction of schoolgirls'

Nigeria 'failed to act on warnings before mass abduction of schoolgirls'

The military also ignored warnings given some hours before almost 300 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram from a boarding school in Chibok , Borno State in 2014, the Amnesty report said. Why was it chose to withdraw troops? The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said this claim by Amnesty International is outright falsehood and misleading. "The government's failure in this incident must be investigated and the findings made public - and it is absolutely crucial that any investigation focuses ... Consulte Mais Informação

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USA kids' doodles of scientists reveal changing gender stereotypes

USA kids' doodles of scientists reveal changing gender stereotypes

Now a new meta-analysis, published in the journal Child Development , looked at 78 studies of USA children - some completed as recently as 2017 - to see how things have changed. Miller and his colleagues found that kids younger than six drew male and female scientists in nearly equal measure. Additionally, just 26 percent of women who have STEM degrees hold STEM jobs, while the corresponding figure for men is 40 percent. Consulte Mais Informação

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