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Democrats plot response to Texas anti-abortion law

Posted September 2, 2021 at 4:15pmDemocrats in the White House and on Capitol Hill are planning to respond to the Supreme Court’s allowing a law virtually banning abortion in Texas to take effect, but there was no clear path to counter the state law.White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday highlighted an announcement by…

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Windows 365 response shows enterprises are hungry for cloud OS option

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Recently, Microsoft announced that it would make a free trial of Windows 365 available to users, primarily business and enterprise users. But demand for the free trial was so high that the company was forced last week to close it…

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Comment Response

Response to Comment on “Nicotinamide mononucleotide increases muscle insulin sensitivity in prediabetic women”

AbstractIn evaluating any randomized clinical trial, it is important to determine whether baseline differences between groups could have affected the primary outcome. In our study, muscle insulin sensitivity, which was identical in both groups at baseline, improved after nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), not placebo, therapy. Differences in baseline intrahepatic triglyceride content between groups do not negate…

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Abnormal Response

Abnormal response to cellular stress is associated with Huntington’s disease

A new University of California, Irvine-led study finds that the persistence of a marker of chronic cellular stress, previously associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD), also takes place in the brains of Huntington’s disease (HD) patients. Chronic cellular stress results in the abnormal accumulation of stress granules…

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Comment Response

Response to Comment on “Individual heterozygosity predicts translocation success in threatened desert tortoises”

AbstractHansson et al. argue that our main finding could provide an overly simplistic metric for maximizing genetic rescue. They agree that translocating the most genetically diverse individuals led to a large increase in translocated tortoise survival, but recommend instead moving individuals that have low genetic load and the greatest representation of metapopulation diversity. Their recommendation…

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government Response

Government response to National Data Strategy consultation depicts data as’asset, not threat’

Government responds to consultation with a promise of delivery, putting an emphasis on data as an asset, not a threat, and finding respondents keen on levelling up By Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Published: 18 May 2021 11:55 The government has responded to its National Data Strategy consultation by putting an emphasis on “data as…

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Antiviral Response

Antiviral response: Eosinophils active in immediate defense during influenza A infection

Credit: CC0 Public Domain For the first time in published literature, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers showed that a variety of white blood cells known as eosinophils modify the respiratory barrier during influenza A (IAV) infection, according to a recent paper in the journal Cells. This research…

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Facebook’s Response

Facebook’s response to Saturday’s news of a huge data Flow was so awful

Monday was already shaping up to be a lively news day for tech journalists. That’s when the next episode of Sway, the podcast from The New York Times’ Kara Swisher, will be available to listen to, with the new interview subject being none other than Apple CEO Tim Cook. Swisher on Friday teased via Twitter…

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pandemic Response

How has the US pandemic response increased inequality? Look at New York’s nail salons.

Even when covid-19 forced nail salons in New York to close, Araceli continued to work. A nail technician for over a decade, she now found herself making house calls to clients, entering their homes to manicure their nails as the pandemic raged. It was spring of 2020: vaccines had not yet been approved, but she…