HIV was present in New York in 1970

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 The human immunodeficiency virus, which causes AIDS. BSIP/UIG Via Getty ImagesSHAREShareTweetShareEmailPrintCommentA new genetic study confirms theories that the global epidemic of HIV and AIDS started in New York around 1970, and it also clears the name of a gay flight attendant long vilified as being "Patient Zero."Researchers got hold of frozen samples of blood taken from patients years before the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS was ever recognized, and teased out genetic material from the virus from that blood.They use it to show that HIV was circulating widely during the 1970s, and certainly before people began noticing a "gay plague" in New York in the early 1980s.PlayFacebookTwitterGoogle PlusEmbed Flashback: Radical AIDS Activist Group ACT UP 1:05"We can date the jump into the U.S. in about 1970 and 1971," Michael Worobey, an…
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Fats and figures

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Fats and figuresBy Rosamund Urwin | September 11, 2016Meet the doctor who is changing the way we eat"The focus has been on cholesterol, weight and burning calories—it’s all fatally flawed. The root cause driving heart disease and diabetes is insulin resistance. What drives insulin resistance is a diet that is high in sugar and refined carbohydrates" - Dr Aseem MalhotraDr Aseem Malhotra orders a double helping of cheese. At Li Veli, an Italian bistro in Covent Garden, he picks a plate of Italian cheeses as a starter and then tucks into aubergine Parmigiana, a gratin with mozzarella and Parmesan.This isn’t a “sod the diet” day, though. Malhotra is a cardiologist, and this is how he thinks we should all eat. He puts grass-fed butter on his vegetables, and extra-virgin olive oil on…
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How to Crash Systemd in a 50 character command

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How to Crash Systemd in One TweetThe following command, when run as any user, will crash systemd:NOTIFY_SOCKET=/run/systemd/notify systemd-notify ""After running this command, PID 1 is hung in the pause system call. You can no longer start and stop daemons. inetd-style services no longer accept connections. You cannot cleanly reboot the system. The system feels generally unstable (e.g. ssh and su hang for 30 seconds since systemd is now integrated with the login system). All of this can be caused by a command that's short enough to fit in a Tweet. Edit (2016-09-28 21:34): Some people can only reproduce if they wrap the command in a while true loop. Yay non-determinism! The bug is remarkably banal. The above systemd-notify command sends a zero-length message to the world-accessible UNIX domain socket located at /run/systemd/notify. PID 1 receives the message and fails an…
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Clinton Email: We Must Destroy Syria For Israel

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Posted on June 18, 2016 by Sean Adl-Tabatabai in News, US // Comments () Leaked Clinton email reveals that Clinton ordered war against Syria to benefit Israel A leaked Hillary Clinton email confirms that the Obama administration, with Hillary at the helm, orchestrated a civil war in Syria to benefit Israel. The new Wikileaks release shows the then Secretary of State ordering a war in Syria in order to overthrow the government and oust President Assad, claiming it was the “best way to help Israel”. Newobserveronline.com reports: The document was one of many unclassified by the US Department of State under case number F-2014-20439, Doc No. C05794498, following the uproar over Clinton’s private email server kept at her house while she served as Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013.…
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