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Patients’ cancer risk decreases after bariatric surgery, study finds

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) New preliminary research this week points to the long-term benefits of bariatric or weight-loss surgery. The study found that people who had surgery were significantly less likely to develop certain cancers over a ten-year period compared to obese people of the same weight who did not have surgery. Those who developed cancer …

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Russian space agency plans German X-ray telescope Space-Jack

A view of the eROSITA X-ray telescope before final packaging in its carbon fiber structure. Photo: MPE The Russian space agency has announced plans to unilaterally take control of a German telescope mounted on a Russian-built spacecraft. It’s a terrible, irresponsible idea, like even Russian scientists will admit. The German developer of the eROSITA telescope, …

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Updates to Black Adam, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and more

Screenshot: Warner Bros. Jenny Ortega teases big games for Ghostface in the now-Neve-Campbell-less Cry 6. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power teases his halfling heroes in the Harfoots. Plus, new before images Ms. Marvelit’s the beginning tomorrow, and more A play foundry new. Spoilers away! Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3 Deadline …

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Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? It is complicated

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Another week, another coffee-is-good-for-you study that caught people’s attention. New search found a link between regular coffee consumption and a reduced risk of death. While the results are the latest to suggest coffee is perfectly safe to drink, they’re not necessarily strong evidence that your daily cup of coffee saves …

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Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? It is complicated

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Another week, another coffee-is-good-for-you study that caught people’s attention. New search found a link between regular coffee consumption and a reduced risk of death. While the results are the latest to suggest coffee is perfectly safe to drink, they’re not necessarily strong evidence that your daily cup of coffee saves …

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NASA’s DAVINCI mission will dive into the hellish atmosphere of Venus

NASA’s DAVINCI mission to Venus is scheduled to launch in 2029. A new paper details this journey to come, a daring mission that could shed new light on the scorching planet’s mysterious and potentially habitable past. Upon arriving at the second planet from the Sun, the probe will dive into Venus’ atmosphere, ingesting its gases …

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NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft resumes operations after near-death experience

MAVEN was launched in November 2013 and entered orbit around Mars in September 2014.Drawing: Nasa NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft has been out of service for most of the year, but thanks to a very clever hack, the probe is now using the stars to navigate its way around the planet red. …

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Researchers in Japan just set a staggering new speed record for data transfers

Although high-speed wireless technologies like WiFi 6E and 5G dominate the news headlines, analog and optical cables are still the backbone of the internet, and for good reason. Researchers in Japan have just established a new record for optical fiber data transmission with a technique that compatible with existing cable infrastructurewhich means that a real-world …

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Logitech’s Lift vertical mouse saved my wrists but didn’t escape my grimy grip

The Logitech Lift is a solid vertical mouse, but it’s a little too sensitive to finger grease. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo My wrists are killing me. It’s probably because I’m getting older, but I also have carpal tunnel from years of poor posture and ergonomics. Ever since I started working from home — long …

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