Ancient volcanic eruptions, and peer pressure—from robots

17. August 2018 - Sciencemag News
On this week’s show: how finding a date for an ancient volcanic eruption may affect all radiocarbon calculations, and how robots might exert peer pressure on kids

Gesundes Leben - Eine Nonnenstudie

29. November 2017

Längeres und gesünderes Leben durch Kloster?! 


Dass Frauen länger leben als Männer, ist schon längst kein Geheimnis mehr und hat verschiedene Ursachen. Durchschnittlich 5 Jahre mehr dürfen Frauen auf dieser Welt verbringen als Männer. Ein Zitat aus den 60er/70er Jahren fasst das folgendermaßen zusammen: „Women are sicker, but men die quicker“. Die große Frage ist bloß: Sind die M

Wahnsinn, Moderne, Vielfalt – Das Phänomen Megastadt

17. September 2017

Wahnsinn, Moderne, Vielfalt – Das Phänomen Megastadt
 
Megacity, Megastadt oder Riesenstadt. Begriffe, die jeder kennt oder zumindest schon mal gehört hat. Laut der Definition der Vereinten Nationen gilt eine Stadt als Megacity, wenn sie die 10-Millionen-Einwohnermarke geknackt hat, was heutzutage auf circa 30 Städte weltweit zutrifft. Ein ziemlich starker Anstieg, wenn man bedenkt, dass

Europa im Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten…?!Europa im Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten…?!

17. September 2017

Wenn vom Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten die Rede ist, werden sich wohl die meisten Menschen an ihren Geschichtsunterricht in der Schule zurückerinnern. Viele werden dabei an das 19. Jahrhundert und den Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs denken oder sie erinnern sich an den meist ungeliebten Merkzahlenkatalog mit Daten wie 18. Januar 1871 – Proklamation des Deutschen Kaiserreichs. Man bekam ge

Ancient volcanic eruptions, and peer pressure—from robots

17. August 2018 - Sciencemag News
On this week’s show: how finding a date for an ancient volcanic eruption may affect all radiocarbon calculations, and how robots might exert peer pressure on kids

Wheat’s complex genome finally deciphered, offering hope for better harvests and nonallergenic varie

17. August 2018 - Sciencemag News
Wheat researchers thrilled to have new help in finding genes and breeding in traits—“It's like walking with a Google map”

U.S. energy research agency doesn’t need a scientist at the helm, Congress tells nominee

17. August 2018 - Sciencemag News
Legislators tell Lane Genatowski to advocate for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, which President Donald Trump wants to kill

Researcher at the center of an epic fraud remains an enigma to those who exposed him

17. August 2018 - Sciencemag News
After years of detective work, it's still unclear why a Japanese doctor faked dozens of clinical trials

Congo’s new Ebola outbreak is hitting health care workers hard

17. August 2018 - Sciencemag News
International help ramps up as virus continues to spread in two provinces

Quantum chicken-or-egg experiment blurs the distinction between before and after

17. August 2018 - Sciencemag News
In test, it’s impossible to determine the order of two events

Verkehr: Citroën bringt flexibles Mobil für Camper und Motorradfahrer

17. August 2018 - T-Online Lifestyle
Köln (dpa/tmn) - Mit zwei Motorrädern in den Urlaub oder übers Wochenende an die Rennpiste fahren und in den eigenen vier Wänden übernachten - das soll der Jumper Biker Solution von Citroën ermöglichen. Auf Basis ihres Transporters Jumper und in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Wohnmobilhersteller Flexebu zei

Verkehr: Bei Anfängerautos auf ESP achten und starke Motoren meiden

17. August 2018 - T-Online Lifestyle
Berlin (dpa/tmn) - Fahranfänger achten bei ihrem ersten Auto am besten auf ein Modell mit elektronischem Stabilitätsprogramm (ESP). Das rät der Tüv-Verband (VdTÜV). Der Schleuderschutz ist erst ab 2011 Pflicht für neue Automodelle. Einige Hersteller haben es aber auch schon vorher eingebaut, teils g

Quallenplage: Rasierschaum hilft gegen Quallengift

17. August 2018 - T-Online Lifestyle
Ein Quallenstich verursacht starke Schmerzen und Verletzungen. Doch mit Rasierschaum und Essig ist man gegen die Nesselgifte der Tiere gewappnet. "Damit besprüht, lassen sich die Tentakel von der Haut abschaben, ohne dass es zu weiteren Irritationen kommt", sagt der Kieler Umweltmediziner und Toxiko

Omarosa Releases Audio Tapes of Lara Trump Offering Hush Money After Firing

17. August 2018 - TMZ
It's now clear why Donald Trump pretended not to know his Chief of Staff fired Omarosa, because he and his family were clearly on a campaign to buy her silence ... or at least to hush her up and not talk trash. Omarosa just released another secret…



Josh Gordon In Child Support War, Flirting with Jail Time

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Josh Gordon's off-season is WAY more complicated than we thought -- the Browns WR is in the middle of a nasty child support war ... and if he doesn't make things right, he could go to jail.   Christina Lockhart has been fighting like hell…

Kim Kardashian West Takes the Kids On a Yacht in Miami

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Kim Kardashian West is teaching her kids how to live it up in Miami ... which should always include some time spent on a luxury sea vessel. KKW brought her oldest children -- North and Saint -- onboard Miami mogul David Grutman's yacht Thursday ...…



Al Sharpton Says Trump Needs Aretha Franklin's 'Respect' in His Life

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Al Sharpton wants someone to blast Donald Trump with a little of Aretha Franklin's "Respect" ... 'cause dude really needs it. We got the reverend out in NYC Thursday and, of course, had to ask him about The Queen of Soul passing…

Biopic Producer Says Aretha Franklin Was Upbeat About Project Just Last Week

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Even cancer couldn't drain Aretha Franklin's optimism ... and the Queen of Soul was looking forward to getting back on the mic, as late as last week ... so says the producer of her upcoming biopic. Aretha was intimately involved in the…

Bryan Berard Sues NHL Over Brain Injuries

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Ex-NHL superstar Bryan Berard -- the 1st overall pick in the '95 Draft -- is suing the NHL claiming the league failed to protect him from brain injuries during his 12-year career.  The lawsuit is similar to the ones pro football players filed…



Omarosa Explains Why She Supported Trump in 2016 Despite Believing He Used N-Word

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Omarosa had some trouble explaining why she was a fierce supporter of Donald Trump given that she says very clearly in a secret conversation she recorded in 2016 that she knew he had used the n-word. We talked to the ex-White House staffer on…

Arnold Schwarzenegger Reunited With Lost 1969 Mr. Universe Trophy

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Almost 50 YEARS after Arnold Schwarzenegger won the 1969 Mr. Universe competition -- he has finally been reunited with his 1st place trophy ... after it went missing decades ago!! The story is wild ... Arnold won the contest in London back when he…

Hearse Arrives at Aretha Franklin's Detroit Home for Funeral Prep

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Aretha Franklin's body has been removed from her home and is en route to a funeral home. A hearse was spotted at the Queen of Soul's Detroit condo building Thursday, several hours after she passed away.  Family sources tell TMZ they have…

Aretha Franklin Tributes on Display at Detroit's Most Famous Buildings

17. August 2018 - TMZ
The R-E-S-P-E-C-T for Aretha Franklin has spread across Detroit, with memorials on display on some of the most famous buildings in the place the Queen of Soul called home. The Fox Theatre, Comerica Park and Little Caesars Arena have all put up…

Ex-NBA Star Tom Chambers Charged with Assault In Drunken Bar Fight

17. August 2018 - TMZ
If someone told you, "Your mom should have killed you when you came out of the womb" -- would you consider those "fighting words?" Ex-NBA star Tom Chambers certainly did -- admitting he got physical with a trash-talking 22-year-old at an Arizona bar…

Eagles Fans Troll Patriots With Flying Super Bowl LII Banner

17. August 2018 - TMZ
It's been 192 days since Super Bowl LII ... but in case anybody in New England forgot what happened that game -- Eagles fans have them covered WITH A BIG-ASS FLYING BANNER!! The Pats and Eagles play in a little S.B. rematch Thursday night ... and…



Kourtney Kardashian's Ex, Younes Bendjima, Hops in a Non-Luxury Ride

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Younes Bendjima's flying solo now, and because of that ... it appears his mode of transportation's a lot more basic than what it used to be. Kourtney Kardashian's ex-bf was spotted out by himself in WeHo Thursday in very casual attire, before…



Guess Who This Hair-larious Kid Turned Into!

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Before this cute kid with funny follicles grew into a pretty little actress, she was just a happy baby in need of a comb-over growing up in Mississauga, Canada. Can you guess who she is?

Dana White Says He Would've Kicked Tito Ortiz's Ass, But Tito Backed Out

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Dana White once hated Tito Ortiz's guts so much that the two men almost had a real-deal boxing match in 2007 ... a match White says he's 100% certain he would've won, but Tito was too chicken. It's no secret that White and Ortiz clashed…

Martin Luther King III Proud Of Aretha Franklin's Social Activism

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Aretha Franklin taught us all the meaning of "Respect" ... and the iconic singer truly lived by those words ...  so says the son of Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King III says Aretha was committed to the cause as a friend and…

'Star Trek' Star Nichelle Nichols' Son is Trying to Control Her, Claims Alleged Friend

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Nichelle Nichols is spry and lucid, and doesn't need to be controlled by a bunch of people who don't have her best interests at heart -- including her son-- so says a woman claiming to be her close friend. According to new legal docs filed by…

Bethenny Frankel's Boyfriend's Last Words Help Explain Trump Tower Death

17. August 2018 - TMZ
Bethenny Frankel's late boyfriend, Dennis Shields, was able to utter a few words to EMTs and police before he died -- and they paint a clearer picture of how he passed. Sources say Dennis told the responding EMTs and cops he'd taken some of his…

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