Danes Have Ettiquete

Being in a new country requires you to learn some new rules of etiquette so that you are not spoiling your chances for further invites. The rules below revolve around dinner parties and small gatherings at people’s homes.  The Danes have some traditions, which they hold very dear and expect others to respect and uphold. […]

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South African Great Times

In the past few years, South Africa has raced to the top of many travelers’ must-visit lists. Filled with stunning vistas, cool cities, and all that famous African wildlife, the country really does have it all. Add to this a strong power, and it’s never been a better time to travel to South Africa. If […]

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Researchers identify marker that may predict whether lung cancer likely to spread

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer, and the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. More than half of NSCLC patients die after developing metastases. There are no tests currently that would allow doctors to identify patients where more aggressive therapy could reduce mortality. Researchers at Tulane University have identified a […]

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Nvidia tweets, then deletes a mysterious teaser showing an animated blinking eye

After effectively canceling its annual GTC conference and shifting it to an online-only format (and then later scrapping that in favor of a series of news posts), Nvidia is using alternative marketing strategies to hype up its upcoming announcements. Today, for example, Nvidia’s Australia and New Zealand-focused Twitter account, @NvidiaANZ, tweeted a mysterious teaser: an […]

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‘This is unacceptable’: New York City mayor denounces coronavirus discrimination

At a media roundtable Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio condemned coronavirus-related discrimination against Asian communities. De Blasio’s denouncement comes after two separate attacks against Asian Americans in New York on March 10. That morning, a 23-year-old woman told police another woman punched her in the face and made anti-Asian slurs, and the […]

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Experimental drug combination shows potential for triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center discovered a role for MYCN in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), a particularly aggressive form of the disease, and identified a potential intervention for further clinical investigation. Although there is no way to currently target MYCN directly, investigators from the Pietenpol laboratory determined that experimental drugs called BET inhibitors are effective […]

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