By Meredith WadmanNov. 16, 2018 , 5:50 PM Science advocates who attended a “listening session” on the use of fetal tissue in medical research held today by senior officials at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, D.C., say they are optimistic that they were listened to and heard. But many researchers remain concerned about reports that President Donald Trump’s administration is considering withdrawing funding for such studies, which are fiercely opposed by antiabortion advocates. “It was a very good conversation. It was not a ‘check the box’ meeting,” says Kevin Wilson, director of Public Policy and Media Relations for the American Society for Cell Biology, in Bethesda, Maryland. “It was a wonderful opportunity to talk about the science,” adds Jennifer Zeitzer, director of Public Affairs at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, also in Bethesda. Zeitzer was accompanied … [Read more...] about Research groups attend HHS ‘listening session’ on fetal tissue research amid funding fears
I currently have an older set up that includes the FX-6300 and the R9 270, this my current set up below. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/MzZc4D I don't game too much, but whenever I get the urge lately its games I can't play well on pc as I can on the xbox one x. Anyways, I'm due for an upgrade of CPU/motherboard/ram/GPU; that I know. Hopefully I'll be able to keep some of the other components and save on cost. Regardless, I think I'd end up with a GTX 1070 ti. I'd get that now, install it, and simply get the rest of the components during the next few months into the next year. My main concern is, despite the massive bottleneck of running a GTX 1070ti with an FX-6300, would there be any real benefit from my current set up? And if you're knowledgeable on the matter, what would this bottleneck be the equivalent to in performance [GPU wise] had I upgraded to a less powerful GPU to run it balanced. The games I currently play on PC is just warcraft, but I'd like to be able to play Fallout 4, … [Read more...] about From R9 270 to GTX 1070 ti with an FX-6300, will it matter?
New details have now emerged about a new LTE-enabled Chromebook set to be introduced under the CTL NL7LTE-branding for use on Sprint's 4G network, thanks to a new announcement from the carrier. The release of the new Chrome OS gadget is a joint project between Sprint, CTL, and Google and a small part of the service provider's Sprint Business and IoT platforms. As such, connectivity options include Cat. 9 LTE, capable of up to 450Mbps downloads speeds and 802.11ac Wi-Fi, as well as Bluetooth 4.2. The device is also now known to be sold via a further partnership between CTL and Hyperion on the sales and distribution front for education and business customers for just $299. Android Headlines also found that the CTL NL7LTE expressly for the Sprint Network can be found right now on CTL's website, although it's not scheduled to be available until mid-December. Finally, Sprint has confirmed that an unlimited data plan for the device will be available from $15 per month and that, as a … [Read more...] about Sprint Fills Out Details On 4G-Enabled CTL NL7LTE Chromebook
A women-led protest that began in Ireland has gone global. After a rape trial ended last week in a controversial acquittal, women took to the streets in a protest that’s now going viral with the hashtag #ThisIsNotConsent, and images of women’s underwear. Trigger warning: please be advised the following article contains frank discussion of rape and has embedded media with imagery and terminology that discusses rape and consent. Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet? It’s called Hard Fork. TAKE ME THERE An Irish man was acquitted of rape charges last week during a trial that centered on whether his 17-year-old accuser consented to their sexual encounter. The accused alleged the girl was a willing participant and that he wasn’t even sure intercourse actually took place due to his erectile dysfunction. Over the course of the trial, jurors heard evidence that, immediately after the encounter, the 17-year-old said … [Read more...] about This is why women’s panties are trending on social media
Mike Schneider and Tamara Lush, Associated Press Updated 2:44 pm PST, Friday, November 16, 2018 Democratic party observer Rachel May Zysk, right, looks on a volunteers check under and over votes during an elections manual recount for three undecided races Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. Florida's bitter U.S. Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by less than 13,000 votes. less Democratic party observer Rachel May Zysk, right, looks on a volunteers check under and over votes during an elections manual recount for three undecided races Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. Florida's ... more Photo: Chris O'Meara, AP Photo: Chris O'Meara, AP … [Read more...] about AP Explains: Workers try to decipher intent in hand recount