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Ancient DNA maps ‘dawn of farming’

Huge collection of genomes charts how hunter-gatherers turned into some of the world’s first farmers in Turkey.

nature.com/articles/d41586-022

A new bundle of tabletop RPGs is raising money for reproductive rights

TTRPGS for Reproductive Rights features over 200 games for only $5

theverge.com/2022/5/13/2307113

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TTRPGs for Reproductive Rights

A bundle hosted by Roll for Romance with content from 201 creators.

itch.io/b/1375/ttrpgs-for-repr

"Buy 291 items for $5 … Offer ends in 1 MONTH … All proceeds from this bundle will be donated to Planned Parenthood and NNAF (National Network of Abortion Funds)"

EverQuest players break sacred MMO code by waking up 20-year-old dragon

They woke the Sleeper, and not everyone was thrilled about it.

pcgamer.com/everquest-players-

White House announces a deal that will provide low-cost, high-speed internet to millions of American households

The White House and the largest internet providers reach a deal to provide low-cost broadband plans to nearly 48 million households.

pcgamer.com/white-house-announ

The quest for an ideal quantum bit

New qubit platform could transform quantum information science and technology.

anl.gov/article/the-quest-for-

Pilot project explores the earliest connection between Ireland and Wales

Archaeologists from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David are searching for evidence of Ceredigion’s oldest inhabitants and to explore the earliest connection between Ireland and Wales

heritagedaily.com/2022/05/pilo

Have we been measuring the expansion of the universe wrong all along?

For decades, measurements of the universe's expansion have suggested a discrepancy known as the Hubble tension, which threatens to transform cosmology. But a new method suggests the tension may not exist after all

newscientist.com/article/mg254

Algae-powered computing: scientists create reliable and renewable biological photovoltaic cell

Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year - and counting - using nothing but ambient light and water. Their system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices.

cam.ac.uk/research/news/scient

Biden urges cities to spend Covid relief money on police, crime prevention

New York, Washington and a number of other major cities have reported increases in violent crime since the start of the pandemic.

nbcnews.com/politics/white-hou

"Why Roe v. Wade must be defended" in The Lancet, May 14, 2022, Volume 399, Number 10338

thelancet.com/journals/lancet/

"If the US Supreme Court confirms its draft decision, women will die. The Justices who vote to strike down Roe will not succeed in ending abortion, they will only succeed in ending safe abortion. Justice Alito and his supporters will have women’s blood on their hands."

With Biden’s USPS picks confirmed, what’s next for DeJoy?

President Biden's nominees now have a majority on the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors. That could spell trouble for Louis DeJoy.

msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/m

Researchers Pinpoint Reason Infants Die From SIDS

biospace.com/article/researche

"They found the activity of the enzyme butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) was significantly lower in babies who died of SIDS compared to living infants and other non-SIDS infant deaths. BChE plays a major role in the brain’s arousal pathway, explaining why SIDS typically occurs during sleep."

Web3.0: A Libertarian Dystopia

youtube.com/watch?v=u-sNSjS8cq

"In today’s video I’m looking into all the hype surrounding Web3, blockchain technology, NFTs, and trying to work out WHY this is all happening."

Jaquaysing the Dungeon

youtube.com/watch?v=yJXnrRd9qn

"We talk about how to improve your dungeon design by Jaquaying your dungeon with multiple entrances, loops, and secrets!"

Marvel Studios' Thor: Love and Thunder | Official Teaser

youtube.com/watch?v=tgB1wUcmbb

"Marvel Studios' Thor: Love and Thunder arrives only in theaters July 8."

Natalie Portman as Jane Foster's Thor. Unf. 💪

Three years after fire, a race against time to restore Paris's Notre-Dame Cathedral

youtube.com/watch?v=apQRPEn-Sb

"Our reporter Mélina Huet met those who are involved in the restoration work, both inside the mediaeval edifice and elsewhere in France. They now find themselves in a race against time."

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