Link collection for 2021-04-14

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Link collection for 2021-04-13

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The 7 Signs of Fake News

These days, it’s hard to know what’s fact and what’s fiction, especially on the internet. Everyone has their own agenda and some people are willing to post fake information to manipulate people or get more people on their side. “Fake news” is a real and serious problem.

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Spider Legs Build Webs Autonomously, without Help from the Brain – Review Geek

Spiders spend their time spinning perfect, intricate webs that are stronger than steel and more elastic than a rubber band. But this feat requires very little brainpower. A new study indicates that a spider’s legs act without oversight from its brain, constructing webs with the same autonomy as a human heart beat.

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Scientists Reverse the Aging Clock: Restore Age-Related Vision Loss Through Epigenetic Reprogramming

Proof-of-concept study represents first successful attempt to reverse the aging clock in animals through epigenetic reprogramming. Scientists turned on embryonic genes to reprogram cells of mouse retinas. Approach reversed glaucoma-induced eye damage in animals. Approach also restored […]

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27 Web Application Localization Best Practices | born to be global

Creating a web app? It’s important to make sure what you’re building can be quickly and easily localized. Here’s a list of 27 web application localization best practices to help you on your way. Following these guidelines will help make your content easier to localize, so that you can provide an equitable experience to users regardless of country or language.

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How rain can move mountains | NSF – National Science Foundation

[…] The U.S. National Science Foundation-funded research, published in Science Advances by Arizona State University co-authors Kelin Whipple, Arjun Heimsath and Kip Hodges, not only improves the understanding of how mountain ranges evolve over millions of years, but paves the way for understanding natural hazards associated with climate-driven erosion and, in turn, human life. […]

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