Cyber expert on 'insider threat' attacks
(Cranfield University) Dr Duncan Hodges, Senior Lecturer in Cyberspace Operations, Cranfield University, is actively researching insider threats such as the recent Twitter attack. He   and   researcher Katie Paxton-Fear   are   presenting this paper   Understanding Insider Threat Attacks Using Natural Language Processing,   at the   HCI International Conference   on Thursday 23 July 2020 1400 CEST.   (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Legal marijuana may be slowing reductions in teen marijuana use, study says
(University of Washington) A longitudinal study of more than 230 teens and young adults in Washington state finds that teens may be more likely to use marijuana following legalization - with the proliferation of stores and increasing adult use of the drug -- than they otherwise would have been. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Insight into toddlers' awareness of their own uncertainty
(University of California - Davis) Toddlers may not be able to describe their feelings of uncertainty, but a new study from the Center for Mind and Brain at UC Davis provides evidence that toddlers may experience and deal with uncertainty in decision making in the same way as older children and adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Call to action for stronger, better-funded federal nutrition research
(Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus) The nation needs to strengthen and increase funding for federal nutrition research and improve coordination in order to accelerate discoveries, grow the economy, and - most importantly - improve public health, food/nutrition security, and population resilience, according to a high-level group of research, policy, and government experts. Their new white paper, supported by The Rockefeller Foundation and published today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is supported by a coalition of major organizations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Race is a risk factor for postoperative death in apparently healthy children
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) In a new study, published in Pediatrics, researchers have shown that being African American was strongly associated with a higher risk of postoperative complications and mortality among apparently healthy children. In fact, compared to their white peers, apparently healthy children who were African American were nearly 3.5 times more likely to die within 30 days after surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diagnosing acute aortic syndrome: New guideline for hard-to-diagnose condition
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) A new guideline aimed at helping clinicians identify the difficult-to-diagnose acute aortic syndrome is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.200021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Free trade can prevent hunger caused by climate change
(KU Leuven) An international team of researchers investigated the effects of trade on hunger in the world as a result of climate change. The conclusion is clear: international trade can compensate for regional food shortages and reduce hunger, particularly when protectionist measures and other barriers to trade are eliminated. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Older adults who can really smell the roses may face lower likelihood of dementia
(University of California - San Francisco) Seniors who can identify smells like roses, turpentine, paint-thinner and lemons, and have retained their senses of hearing, vision and touch, may have half the risk of developing dementia as their peers with marked sensory decline. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Concerns over police head injuries
(University of Exeter) Head injuries may be worryingly common among police officers, according to a new pilot study led by the University of Exeter. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Battery breakthrough gives boost to electric flight and long-range electric cars
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University, have developed a new battery material that could enable long-range electric vehicles that can drive for hundreds of miles on a single charge, and electric planes called eVTOLs for fast, environmentally friendly commutes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Using techniques from astrophysics, researchers can forecast drought up to ten weeks ahead
(University of Sussex) Researchers at the University of Sussex have developed a system which can accurately predict a period of drought in East Africa up to ten weeks ahead. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Archaeologists use tooth enamel protein to show sex of human remains
(University of California - Davis) A new method for estimating the biological sex of human remains based on reading protein sequences rather than DNA has been used to study an archaeological site in Northern California. The protein-based technique gave superior results to DNA analysis in studying 55 sets of human remains between 300 and 2,300 years old. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Neural vulnerability in Huntington's disease tied to release of mitochondrial RNA
(Picower Institute at MIT) A uniquely comprehensive survey of gene expression by cell type in humans and mice revealed several deficits affecting the most vulnerable neurons in Huntigton's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women taking menopausal hormone therapy may be more resistant to urine infections
(European Association of Urology) In the first analysis of its kind, US-based doctors have shown that women who take menopausal hormone therapy (MHT, also known as HRT) have a greater variety of beneficial bacteria in their urine, possibly creating conditions that discourage urinary infections. The study also shows that women who suffer from recurrent urine infections have fewer different types of bacteria in urine than women who don't have infections, making them more prone to infections. Presented at the European Association of Urology Virtual Congress (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Major study shows prostate cancer treatment has significant impact on quality of life
(European Association of Urology) Findings from the first international prostate cancer quality of life study conducted by patients themselves reports that significant numbers of men treated for the disease are struggling with continence and sexual problems after treatment. Results suggest that any treatment apart from active surveillance may negatively affect quality of life, and indicate that for many men these effects may be greater than previously thought. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Increased psychological well-being after the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic
(Aarhus University) Expectations for our mental health during and after the corona lockdown were pessimistic, but thus far the situation has not turned out to be quite as bad as feared. Danes, and in particular Danish women, appear to have reacted with reduced psychological well-being as the infection rate and death toll peaked in the beginning of April. But already three weeks later, the general psychological well-being had moved in a positive direction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psychology: The most personal device
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit ä t M ü nchen) Everyone who uses a smartphone unavoidably generates masses of digital data that are accessible to others, and these data provide clues to the user's personality. Psychologists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich (LMU) are studying how revealing these clues are. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging screens first participant in worldwide drug study
(University of Kentucky) Researchers at the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) recently screened the first participant in the world for what is known as the AHEAD 3-45 study. This work is looking at a study medication, BAN2401, to determine if it can help prevent worsening memory and thinking among individuals who might be at risk for future decline. They are hoping this study finds that BAN2401 does just that and will ultimately help prevent Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Paper: Mundane behavioral decisions, actions can be 'misremembered' as done
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) Mundane behaviors such as taking a daily medication can eventually create false memories of completing the task, said Dolores Albarracin, a professor of psychology and marketing at Illinois and the director of the Social Action Lab. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Shin, Borup and Evmenova receive funding for teacher professional development program
(George Mason University) Joan K. Shin, Associate Professor, APTDIE, TCLDEL, CIE, College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), Jered Borup, Associate Professor, Learning Technologies in Schools, CEHD, and Anna S. Evmenova, Associate Professor, Special Education and disAbility Research, CEHD, received $75,000 from the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs for an online English language teacher professional development program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pigs turn to humans as dogs do, unless they have a problem to solve
(ELTE, Eötvös Loránd University faculty of science) Researchers compared human-oriented communicative behaviours of young miniature pigs and dogs kept as companion animals. They found that in a neutral situation pigs turn to humans, initiating interactions as much as dogs do. But in a problem solving situation the two species behave differently. Natural differences between pigs and dogs prevail despite similar socialization if an exciting challenge comes, the research suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Five-year review of all alzheimer's drugs in development shows reason for optimism
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Dr. Jeffrey L. Cummings, UNLV research professor and a leading expert on Alzheimer's disease clinical trials, led a five-year review of all Alzheimer's drugs in the development pipeline. Currently, there are 121 unique therapies in 136 clinical trials in the pipeline.The paper, " Alzheimer's disease drug development pipeline: 2020, " was published this week in the journal Alzheimer's& Dementia: Translational Research& Clinical Interventions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Publicizing police killings of unarmed black people causes emotional trauma, says Rutgers study
(Rutgers University) Rutgers study finds majority of college students of color show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after watching social media videos of unarmed Black men being killed by police (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Assess the effects of alcohol control policies in the Baltics
(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) A new international research project launched in Lithuania will assess the effects of alcohol control policies implemented in the Baltic States and investigate the impact they have had on people's health and the countries' economies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pre-brain surgery test protects language in some tumors
(Nagoya University) A preoperative procedure might enable surgeons to protect the language centers during brain tumor removal without needing to keep patients awake during surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Healthy offspring from testicular tissue plantation in mice: Retinoic acid key
(Shinshu University) Germ cell depletion in recipient testis has adverse effects on spermatogenesis in orthotopically transplanted testis pieces via retinoic acid insufficiency. Repetitive RA administration significantly improved donor spermatogenesis to produce healthy offspring. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Composing creativity: Children benefit from new painting materials
(Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) New research out of the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) utilizes digital image analysis technology to shed light on some of the challenges children face when representing their imaginations through the medium of paint. The research also offers concrete insight into the development of children's psyches, and importantly, offers suggestions for educators to improve children's cognitive, spatial, and artistic abilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Grant studies community response to early warnings on safe drinking water in Bangladesh
(Virginia Tech) " By getting people to load an app on their cell phone, we'll see if people will respond to the information provided, " Boyle said. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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UVA earns high marks in national breastfeeding care review
(University of Virginia Health System) University of Virginia Medical Center and UVA Children's have earned excellent scores for their support of breastfeeding in a nationwide survey of hospitals conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.UVA received a 91 out of 100 on the Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care survey, far exceeding the Virginia average of 81 and the national average of 79. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Why governments have the right to require masks in public
(Ohio State University) Requirements for consumers to wear masks at public places like retail stores and restaurants are very similar to smoking bans, according to three university experts.In a paper published today (July 16, 2020) in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the professors say mask requirements to stop the spread of COVID-19 should be considered " fundamental occupational health protections " for workers at stores, restaurants and other public places. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NEOMED researcher awarded $2.18 million NIH grant for first human tinnitus treatment
(Northeast Ohio Medical University) NEOMED researcher and professor of anatomy and neurobiology Jianxin Bao, Ph.D., has received a federal grant to produce the first human treatment for tinnitus, a disruptive hearing impairment marked by the perception of ringing or buzzing in one or both ears.Dr. Bao will serve as principal investigator on a research proposal that will receive a Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) totaling $2.18 million from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

MIT-BU renew law clinics that help students bring innovations into the world
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) MIT-BU Law Clinics provide free legal services to student entrepreneurs and researchers, while giving law students practical experience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NYU Tandon's Urban Future Lab and leading organizations launch carbontech initiative
(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) The Urban Future Lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Greentown Labs, and the Fraunhofer USA TechBridge Program launched the Carbon to Value Initiative (C2V Initiative), a partnership for commercialization of carbontech. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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When power is toxic: Dominance reduces influence in groups
(University of Konstanz) New study by researchers from the University of Konstanz, the co-located Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior (both in Germany) and the University of Texas at Austin finds that groups led by subordinate males outperform those led by dominant and aggressive males (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Regular physical activity seems to enhance cognition in children who need it most
(University of Tsukuba) Researchers at the Universities of Tsukuba and Kobe re-analyzed data from three experiments that tested whether physical activity interventions lead to improved cognitive skills in children. They found that (1) the benefits of regular exercise on cognition were greater in children who have poor cognitive performance before the intervention and (2) spending time on physical activity did not hinder cognition in children who already had good cognitive performance before the intervention. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New chemical analyzes: What did Danes and Italians in the Middle Ages have in common?
(University of Southern Denmark) Chemists have analyzed bones from a Danish and an Italian cemetery, casting light on the lives of nobles and common people in the north and the south of Europe. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New research highlights increased loneliness in over-70s during COVID-19 pandemic
(Trinity College Dublin) A joint report from Trinity College Dublin researchers and age charity ALONE highlights effects of COVID-19 government measures on Ireland's older population. The research finds that public health measures such as social distancing and cocooning to curb the spread of the virus has increased levels of loneliness and social isolation in older people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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The road to a battery-powered Europe
(American Chemical Society) For the past century, the world has relied on combustion engines powered by fossil fuels for transportation, but now lithium-ion battery-powered vehicles are emerging as sustainable successors. As major vehicle producers, European manufacturers are looking to establish their own lithium-ion battery market to compete with firms in Asia and the US. A new report inChemical& Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, explores the challenges and opportunities powering Europe's mission. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Expand school digital literacy lessons to cover health technologies used by young people
(University of Bath) Young people need more support to navigate the growing number of digital technologies which track and manage their health, say researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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FSU researchers find sun, rain transform asphalt binder into potentially toxic compounds
(Florida State University) A study by chemists at the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory shows that asphalt binder, when exposed to sun and water, leaches thousands of potentially toxic compounds into the environment. The study was published in the journal Environmental Science& Technology (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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New hyperbaric oxygen therapy protocol can improve cognitive function of older adults
(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) The Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research at Shamir Medical Center, together with the Sackler School of Medicine and Sagol School of Neuroscience at Tel Aviv University, announced today that a peer-reviewed study has demonstrated for the first time that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can significantly enhance the cognitive performance of healthy older adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Children exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill suffered physical, mental health effects
(Earth Institute at Columbia University) A study recently published in Environmental Hazards has found that the Deepwater Horizon disaster was harmful to the mental and physical health of children in the area. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Flavored cigarette ban significantly reduced youth smoking, new study finds
(George Mason University) Dr. Matthew Rossheim, assistant professor of global and community health in George Mason University's College of Health and Human Services, analyzed National Survey on Drug Use and Health data to test the effect of the 2009 U.S. flavored cigarette ban. The study found the ban reduced underage smoking by 43% and smoking among young adults by 27%. Researchers call for more comprehensive bans of flavored tobacco products to reduce youth use of these dangerous products. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Rewriting history: New evidence challenges Euro-centric narrative of early colonization
(Washington University in St. Louis) ew research from Washington University in St. Louis provides evidence that Indigenous people continued to live in southeastern US and actively resist European influence for nearly 150 years after the arrival of Spanish explorers in the 1500s. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Tech to help autonomous vehicles better scan for nearby fast-moving objects
(Purdue University) Researchers have built a way that lidar could achieve higher-resolution detection of nearby fast-moving objects through mechanical control and modulation of light on a silicon chip. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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UK study will evaluate the pressure of COVID on working-class women
(University of Nottingham) A new study by social inequality experts, led by the University of Nottingham, will examine the effects of COVID-19 on the burden of work for working-class women in the UK. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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Do campaign finance reforms truly help make elections more competitive?
(University of Missouri-Columbia) A new study by two social scientists at the University of Missouri finds state campaign finance reforms actually have no beneficial effect on the competitiveness of state legislative elections. Instead, some reforms, such as limits on corporate political spending and public financing of elections, advantage incumbents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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A trip down memory lane
(Bar-Ilan University) Are psychedelics invaluable therapeutic medicines, or dangerously unpredictable drugs that precipitate psychosis? Tools for spiritual communion or cognitive enhancers that spark innovation? Activators for one's private muse or part of a political movement? In his new book American Trip (MIT Press, 2020), Ido Hartogsohn, of Bar-Ilan University, examines how the psychedelic experience in midcentury America was shaped by historical, social, and cultural forces. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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UTA researching how to meet demands in markets that include alternative energy sources
(University of Texas at Arlington) Shouyi Wang, associate professor of industrial engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington, is using a three-year, $466,068 grant from the National Science Foundation to determine how to meet the demands of an extremely dynamic and uncertain energy market. Electrical engineering Professor Wei-Jen Lee and industrial engineering Professors Victoria Chen and Jay Rosenberger are co-principal investigators on the project. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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National funds advance helping hands kitchen garden at the UT Gardens, Knoxville
(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) The US Botanic Garden and the American Public Gardens Association have partnered to offer immediate support to established urban agriculture and other urban food-growing programs at public gardens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In June, the organizations awarded $378,000 to 28 public gardens across the United States, including the Helping Hands Kitchen Garden at the University of Tennessee Gardens, Knoxville. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
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