Posts Tagged ‘x78retwee’

Characteristics of Electric Scooter and Bicycle Injuries After Introduction of Electric Scooter Rentals in Oslo, Norway | Public Health | JAMA Network Open | JAMA Network

September 30, 2022

Emphasizes the dangers of unrestricted scooter use for pedestrians & the value of speed limits….

Atlantic Crossing: Remembering when Norway’s royals lived in Bethesda – The Washington Post

September 24, 2022

At Pooks Hill Marriott in DC for a
meeting. Fascinated to learn that this was the site of a grand house where Norwegian royals spent their time in the 1940s

Can floating DNA help recover troops lost long ago at sea? | Science | AAAS

September 19, 2022

Great piece. Wonder how eDNA can be used in other contexts.

I Finally Reached Computing Nirvana. What Was It All For? | WIRED

September 19, 2022

Liked your piece, particularly the sentiment: “The key, finally, was to turn nearly everything in my life into emails.” Most important here is that email — as opposed to most other forms of electronic communication — is in an open, cross-platform format that’s readily parsable.

Testing planetary defenses against asteroids, and building a giant ‘water machine’ | Science | AAAS

September 17, 2022

Thought the recent @ScienceMagazine podcast about the asteroid deflection mission dealt well with the effect of science on
sci-fiction and *vice-versa*. Wonder if this interplay happens in other scientific contexts?

Should “data” be singular or plural? | The Economist

September 17, 2022

Enjoyed this article! I studied Latin, but, unfortunately, now agree with the article: “It is poignant that [trivia] a word that once meant a knowledge of Latin now means a knowledge of impractical random facts.”

SN 887 twitter +

September 17, 2022

Great episode! Liked the discussion of “permission-less browser clipboard write” (shown at, esp. the example of a malicious website rewriting a crypto wallet address in the clipboard without the user realizing it.

However, how does a website know the clipboard contains a wallet address to overwrite, in the first place?

Security Now! Transcript of Episode #887

Does coffee increase cancer risk? | Interviews | Naked Scientists

September 16, 2022

Liked the discussion of the paper by @stevesphd on Coffee Consumption
& Cancer Risk ( However, I was surprised that the elevation of stomach acid & GERD from caffeine was not mentioned as a potential reason for the association with esophageal cancer.


Coffee consumption and cancer risk: a Mendelian randomisation study

Paul Carter
Shuai Yuan
Siddhartha Kar
Amy M. Mason
Stephen Burgess
Susanna C. Larsson

Published: August 24, 2022


The Ethereum Merge Is Done, Opening a New Era for the Second-Biggest Blockchain

September 15, 2022

DNA methylation clocks for dogs and humans | PNAS

September 4, 2022

Nice paper. Curious: was methylation able to predict weight accurately?