Morning Digest: Top House Republican plans to ignore GOP problems rather than anger Trump cultists
The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar.
College textbooks largely overlook the most common animals
A recent study of textbooks aimed at introductory biology courses finds that they devote less than one percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species. The study authors argue that this provides a poor foundat
The 2011 Las Conchas mega-fire in New Mexico burned more than 150,000 acres and threatened the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Now, using data from the fire, researchers have created an experimental model that will help us better understand the interactions o
Faster, cheaper test can help predict risk of metastasis in prostate cancer patients
A report describes a new assay to assess copy number alterations that is cheaper, faster, reproducible, and requires less tissue than other diagnostic techniques and has the potential to significantly enhance prostate cancer evaluation.
Improved understanding of the pathology of dwarfism may lead to new treatment targets
Pseudoachondroplasia (PSACH) is a severe inherited dwarfing condition In PSACH, a genetic mutation leads to abnormal retention of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) within the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) of cartilage-producing cells (chondrocytes), whi
Review: Amazon Echo Input is the easiest way to stream media to speakers
This is the Echo I’ve been waiting for. Throughout my house, I have Amazon Echo Dots connected to stereo systems. In my office, I have a Dot connected to an Onkyo receiver and amp. In my basement, I have one hooked up to a small bookshelf system. Outside o
In Iceland, 13 'Yule Lads' come to town to herald Christmas
MYVATN, Iceland (AP) - The people of northern Iceland have had their travel plans disrupted with a record high snowfall this December. Roads have been shut, flights cancelled and school suspended. But for the children of this isolated North Atlantic island na
Puma’s Modernized RS-Computer Shoe Proves Chunky Heels Are In
The OG smart running sneaker from 1986 is getting an upgrade. Puma this week announced the reissuing of its RS-Computer shoe. Considered “extremely advanced” for its time, the footwear featured a computer chip […]
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Malcolm Wilson has insisted there will be no dip in performance from his M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, if the squad returns to the WRC next season. Wilson admitted the loss of Sebastien Ogier was significant for 2019, but added his team had learned from the
Motorsport.com understands the agreement, Loeb’s first professional contract outside of the PSA Group, will be announced on Thursday. Loeb is currently out of contact, testing the PH Sport-run Peugeot 3008DKR in Liwa, Abu Dhabi ahead of next month's Dakar.
Audi has a new CEO. Bram Schot was just named the car company’s chief executive after serving in that role on an interim basis since June. He was appointed to the spot after then-CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested in Germany on charges surrounding the e
SEBI paves way for clubbing of investment limits for foreign portfolio investors
Sebi said that fresh filling of offer document with the board will be required when there is a change in either the number of shares offered for sales or the estimated issue size by more than 50 percent.
China plucks Canada Goose caught in crossfire of Huawei arrest
Canada Goose stock saw a dramatic plunge after Chinese social media reportedly urged the country’s consumers to boycott the world-famous brand amid the recent detention of Huawei finance chief by Canadian authorities. Read Full Article at RT.com
Auction Preview: Fine Asian Works of Art at Clearmont Auctions, Brooklyn, Dec 15
What: Fine Asian Works of ArtWhere: Clearmont Auctions, PO Box 40403, Brooklyn, NY 11204, United StatesWhen: Dec 15, 2:00 PM GMTTop Lots of the Sale:- «Chinese Gold Figure of Avalokitesvara» - Approximately 70% gold content. Measured at Dimension:
Auction Preview: Antiques, Modern and Contemporary Art at Pananti Casa D'Aste SRL, Florence, Dec 15
What: Antiques, Modern and Contemporary ArtWhere: Pananti Casa D'Aste SRL, Via May 28, Florence, 50125, ItalyWhen: Dec 15, 2:00 PM GMTPublic Viewing: December 7th to December 14Top Lots of the Sale:- «Vocation of Peter and Andrew», Anonymous XVI c
Auction Preview: Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Rugs at Alex Cooper, Towson, Dec 15
What: Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & RugsWhere: Alex Cooper, 908 York Road, Towson, MD 21204, United StatesWhen: Dec 15, 3:00 PM GMTPublic Viewing: Tue, Dec 11th - Fri, Dec 14th, 10AM to 4PMTop Lots of the Sale:- «Russian Cossak», 190
Auction Preview: Asian Works of Art at Wichita Auctioneers, Brooklyn, Dec 15
What: Asian Works of ArtWhere: Wichita Auctioneers, 7514 13th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11228, United StatesWhen: Dec 15, 3:00 PM GMTTop Lots of the Sale:- «A Set of Night Buddha's Thangkas”, Qing Dynasty - The set of thangka is decorated with seated buddha s