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Journal Reference:

  1. Isaac A. R. Kerr, Gavin J. Prideaux. A new genus of kangaroo (Marsupialia, Macropodidae) from the late Pleistocene of Papua New Guinea. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 2022; 1 DOI: 10.1080/03721426.2022.2086518

The new description of the fossil kangaroo has found that, rather than being closely related to Australian kangaroos, it most likely belongs to a unique genus of more primitive kangaroo found only in PNG.

The kangaroo, first described in 1983 by Professor Tim Flannery, is known from fossils around 20,000-50,000 years old. They come from the Nombe Rockshelter, an archaeological and palaeontological site in Chimbu Province, Papua New Guinea.

Nombe is already known for multiple extinct species of kangaroo and giant four-legged marsupials called diprotodontids.

Flinders University researchers have renamed the animal Nombe nombe, after the location of its discovery — and plan to return to PNG for further excavations and research next year.

The squat, muscular Nombe lived in a diverse montane rainforest with thick undergrowth and a closed canopy. Here, it evolved to eat the tough leaves from trees and shrubs, with a thick jaw bone and strong chewing muscles.

Much of the animal life of New Guinea is little-known outside of the island, despite its colour and distinctiveness. This discovery breathes some new life into the exploration of New Guinea’s faunal history.

“The New Guinean fauna is fascinating, but very few Australians have much of an idea of what’s actually there,” says Flinders palaeontology PhD candidate Isaac Kerr.

“There are several species of large, long-nosed, worm-eating echidna that are still around today, many different wallaby and possum species that we don’t get in Australia, and more still in the fossil record.

“We think of these animals as being uniquely Australian, but they have this intriguing other life within New Guinea.”

Using 3D imagery and other technology, the researchers have studied remains from the PNG Museum and Art gallery. They now believe that the species may have evolved from an ancient form of kangaroo that dispersed into New Guinea in the late Miocene epoch, around 5-8 million years ago.

During that time, the islands of New Guinea and mainland Australia were connected by a ‘land-bridge’ due to lower sea levels, rather than separated by the flooded Torres Strait as they are today. This ‘bridge’ allowed early Australian mammals, including various giant, extinct forms, to move into the rainforests of New Guinea.

When the Torres Strait flooded again, however, these populations of animals became disconnected from their Australian relatives, and so evolved separately to suit their tropical, mountainous PNG home.

Nombe is now considered the descendant of one of these ancient lineages of kangaroos.

Sporadic palaeontological work was undertaken there by American and Australian researchers in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, much of which resulted in fascinating discoveries of extinct megafauna. However, no palaeontological digs have taken place there since the early ’90s, a situation the Flinders University researchers seek to remedy.

Co-author on the new Royal Society article, Flinders University Professor Gavin Prideaux, says the research will expand thanks to a grant from the Australia Pacific Science Foundation.

“We’re very excited to undertake three palaeontological digs at two different sites in eastern and central PNG over the next three years,” he says.

“We’ll be working with the curators of the Papua New Guinea Museum and Art Gallery and other contacts in PNG, with whom we hope to build some local interest in New Guinean palaeontology.”

This research was funded by the Royal Society of South Australia and the Australian Research Council.

We want to thank the writer of this article for this remarkable material

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Journal Reference:

  1. Isaac A. R. Kerr, Gavin J. Prideaux. A new genus of kangaroo (Marsupialia, Macropodidae) from the late Pleistocene of Papua New Guinea. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 2022; 1 DOI: 10.1080/03721426.2022.2086518

The new description of the fossil kangaroo has found that, rather than being closely related to Australian kangaroos, it most likely belongs to a unique genus of more primitive kangaroo found only in PNG.

The kangaroo, first described in 1983 by Professor Tim Flannery, is known from fossils around 20,000-50,000 years old. They come from the Nombe Rockshelter, an archaeological and palaeontological site in Chimbu Province, Papua New Guinea.

Nombe is already known for multiple extinct species of kangaroo and giant four-legged marsupials called diprotodontids.

Flinders University researchers have renamed the animal Nombe nombe, after the location of its discovery — and plan to return to PNG for further excavations and research next year.

The squat, muscular Nombe lived in a diverse montane rainforest with thick undergrowth and a closed canopy. Here, it evolved to eat the tough leaves from trees and shrubs, with a thick jaw bone and strong chewing muscles.

Much of the animal life of New Guinea is little-known outside of the island, despite its colour and distinctiveness. This discovery breathes some new life into the exploration of New Guinea’s faunal history.

“The New Guinean fauna is fascinating, but very few Australians have much of an idea of what’s actually there,” says Flinders palaeontology PhD candidate Isaac Kerr.

“There are several species of large, long-nosed, worm-eating echidna that are still around today, many different wallaby and possum species that we don’t get in Australia, and more still in the fossil record.

“We think of these animals as being uniquely Australian, but they have this intriguing other life within New Guinea.”

Using 3D imagery and other technology, the researchers have studied remains from the PNG Museum and Art gallery. They now believe that the species may have evolved from an ancient form of kangaroo that dispersed into New Guinea in the late Miocene epoch, around 5-8 million years ago.

During that time, the islands of New Guinea and mainland Australia were connected by a ‘land-bridge’ due to lower sea levels, rather than separated by the flooded Torres Strait as they are today. This ‘bridge’ allowed early Australian mammals, including various giant, extinct forms, to move into the rainforests of New Guinea.

When the Torres Strait flooded again, however, these populations of animals became disconnected from their Australian relatives, and so evolved separately to suit their tropical, mountainous PNG home.

Nombe is now considered the descendant of one of these ancient lineages of kangaroos.

Sporadic palaeontological work was undertaken there by American and Australian researchers in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, much of which resulted in fascinating discoveries of extinct megafauna. However, no palaeontological digs have taken place there since the early ’90s, a situation the Flinders University researchers seek to remedy.

Co-author on the new Royal Society article, Flinders University Professor Gavin Prideaux, says the research will expand thanks to a grant from the Australia Pacific Science Foundation.

“We’re very excited to undertake three palaeontological digs at two different sites in eastern and central PNG over the next three years,” he says.

“We’ll be working with the curators of the Papua New Guinea Museum and Art Gallery and other contacts in PNG, with whom we hope to build some local interest in New Guinean palaeontology.”

This research was funded by the Royal Society of South Australia and the Australian Research Council.

We want to thank the writer of this article for this remarkable material

New kangaroo described — from Papua New Guinea

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It’s time to give a good New York Hotel Tip! Following our series of posts about my mini-season in New York, and after talking about this new feature from Booking.com, it’s time to talk about the accommodation itself and the hotel I chose to spend this special birthday week! And as my 40s asked, I went to the dream hotel in the city: the Gansevoort, no Meatpacking District!

Fun fact: if you’ve been following me for a while, you know that profile picture of me with a headscarf that for years stayed in sidebar from the old blog? Well, it was made there at Gansevoort when I lived in NY and lived in this hotel, because I had a very fancy French friend from school who, running away from a family home he didn’t like, basically decided to stay for 1 month of his exchange program. at Gansevoort (do the math lol #euro) and I always went there to enjoy the rooftop and etc… that said, I always wanted to stay there and also because I LOVE the effervescence of the neighborhood with the most idyllic atmosphere of the West Village that is right next door.

gansevoort hotel facade

SOBRE O MEATPACKING DISTRICT

Originally a forgotten corner of the city that served as a stock for refrigerators, it was thanks to Samantha Jones who decided to subvert everything and live there, after that the mini neighborhood made history! Squeezed between the iconic West Village and Chelsea, it is strategically located for those who prefer the downtown side of Ny.

It has amazing and trendy restaurants, it has Chelsea Market, now it has Little Island, it has the gargle and starting point of the Highline, it has art galleries, incredible stores from Hermès to Sephora and now it even has a museum and the new Whitney Museum branch. . It’s a super cool, fashion, charming neighborhood that is the face of this NY more than a series.

One of the reasons that made me choose the hotel was also the fact that it was possible to do everything on foot. Because of Duda and the difficulty of getting uber (from the safety that the car seat provides), we took little transport and, especially, at night, all our restaurants were on foot! Which made it a lot easier, given the diversity of options for all types of gastronomy. (ok but not all kinds of pockets kkkry). So this location factor is a positive point and very charming to start the day on its cobbled street.

Hotel Gansevoort Meatpacking

O HOTEL GANSEVOORT

o Gansevoort Meatpacking (there’s another smaller one in midtown east) is a super cool pearl in the heart of the Meatpacking District. Charming, trendy and with rooms decorated with fashion elements and the iconic region, it’s an unmissable option for your trip to NY with everything you’re entitled to.

It was a place I always wanted to stay and another reason caught my attention: it underwent a multi-million renovation during the pandemic and reopened last year with a new scent. Very focused on art (it even has Banksy pieces), it’s a very cozy hotel with that essential boutique feel. The reception is compact, but we never have to queue, it has 4 options of restaurants and bars, a complete 24-hour gym, Spa, that is, full service. The big bonus, I would say, differential, is the incredible rooftop, overlooking the Hudson River, the south of Manhattan and even a beautiful sunset. The pool is a great size and the decoration of the roof as a whole is charming and highly Instagrammable, just like any trendy hotel worth its salt.

The room itself got my 10/10, it’s a great size (we chose the superior with king bed)zero tight (we managed to open all our bags)is elegant, but without being wannabe with a lot of information, you know? It has city elements but doesn’t feel like a Vegas bedroom. (kkk ok love). It’s cozy and impeccable, that for me is half way to success.

Another positive detail: we got up early at the hotel, our flight arrived very early and it was not even 9 am and we got a super providential early checkin in a similar room that we chose to spend the 1st night (which was very similar in reality) and the next day we left everything organized and they migrated to our official room. I love when this anticipation is possible and it is worth mentioning that, when possible, let the hotel know the time of arrival. I did all this through the Booking.com app and the hotel was attentive, answered us on time and everything went well.

Hotel Gansevoort Meatpacking

ACCOMMODATION WITH CHILDREN

Before traveling with a child I heard the following a lot “stay in a hotel that has a kitchen” So what did the first-time mom do? She went there and subverted all the rules and I can confirm in advance: she went well! For a 1 week trip we didn’t miss a kitchen and the fridge was enough for us.

Now, another factor that we “circumvented” the rule a little and was what made me most suspicious: the Gansevoort is not from that traditional family hotel, it is a boutique hotel, cool and with a trendy and possibly noisy rooftop (another spoiler: we didn’t hear any noise that bothered us). But I have to say that this trip was for me. For me, a tired mother, for me, a birthday girl! So I chose the hotel I wanted and Maria Eduarda that fight went very well and everything went well, she was the perfect company, even with all the worry and fatigue involved, we weighed the pros and cons and her decision to go with us and not leave her in Rio (with family and such) was the better and more accurate. I will do a post just about traveling with children soon.

Our only requirement was a king bed as she sleeps with us and a room without a balcony and that was fine. The hotel does not charge an extra fee per baby (there are hotels that charge) and still offers those cribs, but in our case it is quite useless (kkkry)! Overall the facilities were comfortable and spacious for New York. As it is a completely renovated hotel, everything is very clean, cozy and functional, whether for children or adults.

gansevoort piscina

AMENITIES, SERVICE AND GENERAL TREATMENT

Now speaking of the hotel itself, many stars for the location, for me it’s the high point and in terms of Meatpacking, there’s basically only it and the Standard (another I want to stay one day)so it’s a name to put on the wishlist.

Now being a 5 star hotel, I thought the service would be more, shall we say, premium. More customized details, a more attentive and personalized service. And it wasn’t that much, you know? Nothing disappointing, but in terms of experience it was just ok. Was it flawless? He was. But it wasn’t a hotel of this size. (e $$) that I imagined.

I didn’t notice a concierge service offered that caught my eye and I also don’t think it was soooo extra considerate for us having a baby, it was just ok. The guys who were at the door were super friendly, they talked, but the reception itself was very simple and it wasn’t quite what I expected from a boutique hotel. I didn’t want anyone dressed as Peppa for her or with champagne for me. (okay, I wanted to lol), but it would be an extra charm, especially since the guest is having a birthday. Am I seeing too much Carioca in the world? Perhaps, but impeccable hospitality really does make a difference!

Another factor that disappointed me a little was the 3 restaurants in the hotel: the breakfast (not included) was great, super charming, delicious food, but it took hoooras for those who wanted to start the day in a hurry. The one on the porch and it’s funky just didn’t want to serve us because they were closing (before time). And the rooftop bar, although also super charming and well decorated, has a compact menu and confusing service. I created more expectations of even enjoying these spaces more for the convenience, but I’m glad the hotel is well located and surrounded by dozens of other options, but theirs left me a little to be desired. All in small details that never got in the way of the experience itself, but worth mentioning.

Overall, the hotel meets the most important points, from impeccable cleanliness to cordiality. The common spaces are super well decorated, modern and interesting decor objects and the room itself is large in size and super comfortable. The amenities are from L’Occitane, it has a great bathrobe and even a Fitness Mirror (interactive mirror that gives you gym class, yoga and etc).

gansevoort rooftop meatpacking 600 3 Gansevoort Meatpacking New York Diver Updated Dana Gansevoort Meatpacking New York Gansevoort Rooftop Final20210302 0015

If you like a trendy boutique hotel with large, comfortable rooms and extremely well located, the Gansevoort is an excellent option and, despite these small noises, I would certainly stay here again! Here’s his link on Booking.com and it’s worth keeping an eye out that every now and then there are some excellent promos (I found one that I based my entire trip on it!).

We would like to give thanks to the author of this write-up for this remarkable web content

Hotel em Nova York: Gansevoort Meatpacking District – Fashionismo

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It’s time to give a good New York Hotel Tip! Following our series of posts about my mini-season in New York, and after talking about this new feature from Booking.com, it’s time to talk about the accommodation itself and the hotel I chose to spend this special birthday week! And as my 40s asked, I went to the dream hotel in the city: the Gansevoort, no Meatpacking District!

Fun fact: if you’ve been following me for a while, you know that profile picture of me with a headscarf that for years stayed in sidebar from the old blog? Well, it was made there at Gansevoort when I lived in NY and lived in this hotel, because I had a very fancy French friend from school who, running away from a family home he didn’t like, basically decided to stay for 1 month of his exchange program. at Gansevoort (do the math lol #euro) and I always went there to enjoy the rooftop and etc… that said, I always wanted to stay there and also because I LOVE the effervescence of the neighborhood with the most idyllic atmosphere of the West Village that is right next door.

gansevoort hotel facade

SOBRE O MEATPACKING DISTRICT

Originally a forgotten corner of the city that served as a stock for refrigerators, it was thanks to Samantha Jones who decided to subvert everything and live there, after that the mini neighborhood made history! Squeezed between the iconic West Village and Chelsea, it is strategically located for those who prefer the downtown side of Ny.

It has amazing and trendy restaurants, it has Chelsea Market, now it has Little Island, it has the gargle and starting point of the Highline, it has art galleries, incredible stores from Hermès to Sephora and now it even has a museum and the new Whitney Museum branch. . It’s a super cool, fashion, charming neighborhood that is the face of this NY more than a series.

One of the reasons that made me choose the hotel was also the fact that it was possible to do everything on foot. Because of Duda and the difficulty of getting uber (from the safety that the car seat provides), we took little transport and, especially, at night, all our restaurants were on foot! Which made it a lot easier, given the diversity of options for all types of gastronomy. (ok but not all kinds of pockets kkkry). So this location factor is a positive point and very charming to start the day on its cobbled street.

Hotel Gansevoort Meatpacking

O HOTEL GANSEVOORT

o Gansevoort Meatpacking (there’s another smaller one in midtown east) is a super cool pearl in the heart of the Meatpacking District. Charming, trendy and with rooms decorated with fashion elements and the iconic region, it’s an unmissable option for your trip to NY with everything you’re entitled to.

It was a place I always wanted to stay and another reason caught my attention: it underwent a multi-million renovation during the pandemic and reopened last year with a new scent. Very focused on art (it even has Banksy pieces), it’s a very cozy hotel with that essential boutique feel. The reception is compact, but we never have to queue, it has 4 options of restaurants and bars, a complete 24-hour gym, Spa, that is, full service. The big bonus, I would say, differential, is the incredible rooftop, overlooking the Hudson River, the south of Manhattan and even a beautiful sunset. The pool is a great size and the decoration of the roof as a whole is charming and highly Instagrammable, just like any trendy hotel worth its salt.

The room itself got my 10/10, it’s a great size (we chose the superior with king bed)zero tight (we managed to open all our bags)is elegant, but without being wannabe with a lot of information, you know? It has city elements but doesn’t feel like a Vegas bedroom. (kkk ok love). It’s cozy and impeccable, that for me is half way to success.

Another positive detail: we got up early at the hotel, our flight arrived very early and it was not even 9 am and we got a super providential early checkin in a similar room that we chose to spend the 1st night (which was very similar in reality) and the next day we left everything organized and they migrated to our official room. I love when this anticipation is possible and it is worth mentioning that, when possible, let the hotel know the time of arrival. I did all this through the Booking.com app and the hotel was attentive, answered us on time and everything went well.

Hotel Gansevoort Meatpacking

ACCOMMODATION WITH CHILDREN

Before traveling with a child I heard the following a lot “stay in a hotel that has a kitchen” So what did the first-time mom do? She went there and subverted all the rules and I can confirm in advance: she went well! For a 1 week trip we didn’t miss a kitchen and the fridge was enough for us.

Now, another factor that we “circumvented” the rule a little and was what made me most suspicious: the Gansevoort is not from that traditional family hotel, it is a boutique hotel, cool and with a trendy and possibly noisy rooftop (another spoiler: we didn’t hear any noise that bothered us). But I have to say that this trip was for me. For me, a tired mother, for me, a birthday girl! So I chose the hotel I wanted and Maria Eduarda that fight went very well and everything went well, she was the perfect company, even with all the worry and fatigue involved, we weighed the pros and cons and her decision to go with us and not leave her in Rio (with family and such) was the better and more accurate. I will do a post just about traveling with children soon.

Our only requirement was a king bed as she sleeps with us and a room without a balcony and that was fine. The hotel does not charge an extra fee per baby (there are hotels that charge) and still offers those cribs, but in our case it is quite useless (kkkry)! Overall the facilities were comfortable and spacious for New York. As it is a completely renovated hotel, everything is very clean, cozy and functional, whether for children or adults.

gansevoort piscina

AMENITIES, SERVICE AND GENERAL TREATMENT

Now speaking of the hotel itself, many stars for the location, for me it’s the high point and in terms of Meatpacking, there’s basically only it and the Standard (another I want to stay one day)so it’s a name to put on the wishlist.

Now being a 5 star hotel, I thought the service would be more, shall we say, premium. More customized details, a more attentive and personalized service. And it wasn’t that much, you know? Nothing disappointing, but in terms of experience it was just ok. Was it flawless? He was. But it wasn’t a hotel of this size. (e $$) that I imagined.

I didn’t notice a concierge service offered that caught my eye and I also don’t think it was soooo extra considerate for us having a baby, it was just ok. The guys who were at the door were super friendly, they talked, but the reception itself was very simple and it wasn’t quite what I expected from a boutique hotel. I didn’t want anyone dressed as Peppa for her or with champagne for me. (okay, I wanted to lol), but it would be an extra charm, especially since the guest is having a birthday. Am I seeing too much Carioca in the world? Perhaps, but impeccable hospitality really does make a difference!

Another factor that disappointed me a little was the 3 restaurants in the hotel: the breakfast (not included) was great, super charming, delicious food, but it took hoooras for those who wanted to start the day in a hurry. The one on the porch and it’s funky just didn’t want to serve us because they were closing (before time). And the rooftop bar, although also super charming and well decorated, has a compact menu and confusing service. I created more expectations of even enjoying these spaces more for the convenience, but I’m glad the hotel is well located and surrounded by dozens of other options, but theirs left me a little to be desired. All in small details that never got in the way of the experience itself, but worth mentioning.

Overall, the hotel meets the most important points, from impeccable cleanliness to cordiality. The common spaces are super well decorated, modern and interesting decor objects and the room itself is large in size and super comfortable. The amenities are from L’Occitane, it has a great bathrobe and even a Fitness Mirror (interactive mirror that gives you gym class, yoga and etc).

gansevoort rooftop meatpacking 600 3 Gansevoort Meatpacking New York Diver Updated Dana Gansevoort Meatpacking New York Gansevoort Rooftop Final20210302 0015

If you like a trendy boutique hotel with large, comfortable rooms and extremely well located, the Gansevoort is an excellent option and, despite these small noises, I would certainly stay here again! Here’s his link on Booking.com and it’s worth keeping an eye out that every now and then there are some excellent promos (I found one that I based my entire trip on it!).

We would like to give thanks to the author of this write-up for this remarkable web content

Hotel em Nova York: Gansevoort Meatpacking District – Fashionismo

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Related news

Sunisa Lee has confessed that a few weeks ago he was the victim of a brutal racist attack in The Angels. The champion of the complete program of artistic gymnastics in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was sprayed with pepper spray while she was with some friends waiting for a car.

It is the terrible confession that this Olympic champion has made in an interview granted to the media Pop Sugar where he recounted how the events took place that ended up being a brutal attack that seriously endangered his physical integrity and caused him a few moments of incalculable panic.

He was walking the streets of Los Angeles with a group of friends, all of Asian descent, when they were sprayed with pepper spray. Lee was participating at that time in the television program dancing with the starsin its North American edition.

Gymnast Sunisa Lee during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Europa Press

After one of the programs, a party was held and at the end of said celebration, she was going to return to where she was staying together with some friends, so they decided to ask for a car to get around. At that moment, while they waited, another car stopped next to the group and they began to throw racist insults at them that provoked the anger of the Olympic champion.

Lee was very affected by what happened: “They told us to go to our country.” However, it was not the only unpleasant thing in that terrible attack that both she and the group of friends she was with suffered. Before the car that she had stopped next to them to insult them left there at full speed, she sprayed them with pepper spray, landing much of this substance on the gymnast’s arm.

“I was very angry, but I couldn’t do anything because they left. It was a very difficult moment, because I didn’t want to do anything that would get me in trouble.” This is how the winner of the gold medal at the past Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games complained in this interview.

Racism in America

Sunisa has Asian origins on her mother’s side, Yeev Thojwho came as a child to USA from the territory Hyou. Once she developed her life, she was a single mother, having Sunisa. Two years after the birth of the little girl who years later would become a reference in world gymnastics, she met John Lee and between the two they raised their daughter forming a family.

American gymnast Sunisa Lee after a competition

American gymnast Sunisa Lee after a competition

Europa Press

The young gymnast has had to live through this unfortunate episode of racism in the city of Los Angeles, a case that is becoming less and less isolated, as shown by the one suffered by the American Olympic karate fighter Sakura Kokumaialso American, but of Japanese origin, who recently revealed that she was approached while training in a park California. The man, who allegedly shouted racist slurs at her, was arrested for threatening her.

Now, Sunisa has confessed to another incident of similar circumstances as the one suffered by Sakura and that led to that undesirable attack, not only with insults, but spraying the group of people who were with her with pepper spray.

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Sunisa Lee has confessed that a few weeks ago he was the victim of a brutal racist attack in The Angels. The champion of the complete program of artistic gymnastics in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was sprayed with pepper spray while she was with some friends waiting for a car.

It is the terrible confession that this Olympic champion has made in an interview granted to the media Pop Sugar where he recounted how the events took place that ended up being a brutal attack that seriously endangered his physical integrity and caused him a few moments of incalculable panic.

He was walking the streets of Los Angeles with a group of friends, all of Asian descent, when they were sprayed with pepper spray. Lee was participating at that time in the television program dancing with the starsin its North American edition.

Gymnast Sunisa Lee during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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After one of the programs, a party was held and at the end of said celebration, she was going to return to where she was staying together with some friends, so they decided to ask for a car to get around. At that moment, while they waited, another car stopped next to the group and they began to throw racist insults at them that provoked the anger of the Olympic champion.

Lee was very affected by what happened: “They told us to go to our country.” However, it was not the only unpleasant thing in that terrible attack that both she and the group of friends she was with suffered. Before the car that she had stopped next to them to insult them left there at full speed, she sprayed them with pepper spray, landing much of this substance on the gymnast’s arm.

“I was very angry, but I couldn’t do anything because they left. It was a very difficult moment, because I didn’t want to do anything that would get me in trouble.” This is how the winner of the gold medal at the past Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games complained in this interview.

Racism in America

Sunisa has Asian origins on her mother’s side, Yeev Thojwho came as a child to USA from the territory Hyou. Once she developed her life, she was a single mother, having Sunisa. Two years after the birth of the little girl who years later would become a reference in world gymnastics, she met John Lee and between the two they raised their daughter forming a family.

American gymnast Sunisa Lee after a competition

American gymnast Sunisa Lee after a competition

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The young gymnast has had to live through this unfortunate episode of racism in the city of Los Angeles, a case that is becoming less and less isolated, as shown by the one suffered by the American Olympic karate fighter Sakura Kokumaialso American, but of Japanese origin, who recently revealed that she was approached while training in a park California. The man, who allegedly shouted racist slurs at her, was arrested for threatening her.

Now, Sunisa has confessed to another incident of similar circumstances as the one suffered by Sakura and that led to that undesirable attack, not only with insults, but spraying the group of people who were with her with pepper spray.

[Más información: Rana Reider vuelve a manchar el deporte en EEUU: otro caso de acoso sexual en el atletismo]

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Sunisa Lee, Olympic Gymnastics Champion, Pepper Sprayed in Racist Attack

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Eddie Huang’s Semi-Autobiographical boogie: AAPI Favorites for Focus Features 20th Anniversary

A Chinese American director shows how his story intersects with other communities

In boogiewriter/director Eddie Huang highlights the trials and triumphs of a Chinese American teenager, Alfred “Boogie” Chin (Taylor Takahashi), growing up in Queens. On the one hand, Boogie seeks to honor his ancestors by allowing his parents (Pamelyn Chee and Perry Yung |) to manage his budding basketball career. On the other hand, as an American kid, Boogie often just wants to be with his girlfriend, Eleanor (Taylour Paige), and hang out with his best bud, Richie (Jorge Lendeborg Jr.). In mixing up the coming-of-age and sports film genres with a different cast of characters, Huang not only redefines what it means to be American, but what being Asian American today means as well. To celebrate Focus Features’ 20th year anniversary as well as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we are showcasing this May the innovative work of AAPI filmmakers, such as Eddie Huang’s debut feature film boogie.

Watch boogie on iTunes or Amazon.

The official trailer for boogie

Filmmaker Eddie Huang and star Taylor Takahashi on the set of boogie

While Eddie Huang has had many careers (corporate lawyer, chef, restaurateur, writer, TV innovator, and food personality), he was drawn to filmmaking ever since he watched a video of Good Will Hunting at 15. “This was a defining moment because it dawned on me that you could talk about this stuff,” Huang explains. “I decided everything I would do going forward would address aspects of my own family situation.” Boogie does not exactly depict Huang’s life, but many elements of it—his love of basketball, his complex relationship with his mother, and his sense of how Chinese American identity intersects with other cultures—shine through. “It’s not just an Asian American film,” Huang explains. “It’s also as much, if not more, Black American culture, downtown New York culture, street culture, hip-hop culture, all of those things. It’s a very intersectional film.”

Although the film’s star, Taylor Takahashi, grew up in a Japanese American home without the same immigrant issues faced by Huang or Boogie, he completely relates to the story. “I’m a fourth-generation Asian American and Eddie is first-generation, and while we have different trajectories, boogie highlights the dynamic of what an Asian American experience can be in this country,” Takahashi notes. “The movie brings together a lot of different people and gives voice to those who normally wouldn’t have a voice.” Huang’s sense of how the Chinese American experience incorporates as well the communities it intersects is what makes the story relatable to so many. The Hollywood Reporter observes, “boogie’s English-fluent, somewhat-assimilated parents (and his uncle Jackie, played by Huang himself in a cameo) give voice to a longer sense of Asian-American history than we usually get in similar films.”

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Taylor Takahashi and Pop Smoke in boogie

What makes boogie “something chewier, deeper and personal” than the typical hoops film, as the Rolling Stone headline notes, is its understanding of Asian American identity as being both specific to itself and part of the world around it. The only real community not part of the story is the dominant one. “As an Asian-American movie in which the main axis of cross-reference is Black culture, Huang’s film…addresses the frequent incapability of the white mainstream establishment to imagine a narrative that does not contain their perspective,” explains Rolling Stone. In so doing, the Los Angeles Times highlights“Boogie tries to appreciate its own contradictions, and also to complicate the audience’s expectations” by refusing to reduce anyone to simply their cultural identity. As a filmmaker, Huang makes this perspective part of his aesthetic. “More than even repping for Asian-Americans or, like, fighting for solidarity between Latino, Black, Asian and gay communities, it can be all these things,” explains Huang“I care about solidarity and representation, but more than that, I really want people to have the confidence to be in their own bodies, be in their emotions and be honest.”

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Eddie Huang’s Semi-Autobiographical boogie: AAPI Favorites for Focus Features 20th Anniversary

A Chinese American director shows how his story intersects with other communities

In boogiewriter/director Eddie Huang highlights the trials and triumphs of a Chinese American teenager, Alfred “Boogie” Chin (Taylor Takahashi), growing up in Queens. On the one hand, Boogie seeks to honor his ancestors by allowing his parents (Pamelyn Chee and Perry Yung |) to manage his budding basketball career. On the other hand, as an American kid, Boogie often just wants to be with his girlfriend, Eleanor (Taylour Paige), and hang out with his best bud, Richie (Jorge Lendeborg Jr.). In mixing up the coming-of-age and sports film genres with a different cast of characters, Huang not only redefines what it means to be American, but what being Asian American today means as well. To celebrate Focus Features’ 20th year anniversary as well as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we are showcasing this May the innovative work of AAPI filmmakers, such as Eddie Huang’s debut feature film boogie.

Watch boogie on iTunes or Amazon.

The official trailer for boogie

Filmmaker Eddie Huang and star Taylor Takahashi on the set of boogie

While Eddie Huang has had many careers (corporate lawyer, chef, restaurateur, writer, TV innovator, and food personality), he was drawn to filmmaking ever since he watched a video of Good Will Hunting at 15. “This was a defining moment because it dawned on me that you could talk about this stuff,” Huang explains. “I decided everything I would do going forward would address aspects of my own family situation.” Boogie does not exactly depict Huang’s life, but many elements of it—his love of basketball, his complex relationship with his mother, and his sense of how Chinese American identity intersects with other cultures—shine through. “It’s not just an Asian American film,” Huang explains. “It’s also as much, if not more, Black American culture, downtown New York culture, street culture, hip-hop culture, all of those things. It’s a very intersectional film.”

Although the film’s star, Taylor Takahashi, grew up in a Japanese American home without the same immigrant issues faced by Huang or Boogie, he completely relates to the story. “I’m a fourth-generation Asian American and Eddie is first-generation, and while we have different trajectories, boogie highlights the dynamic of what an Asian American experience can be in this country,” Takahashi notes. “The movie brings together a lot of different people and gives voice to those who normally wouldn’t have a voice.” Huang’s sense of how the Chinese American experience incorporates as well the communities it intersects is what makes the story relatable to so many. The Hollywood Reporter observes, “boogie’s English-fluent, somewhat-assimilated parents (and his uncle Jackie, played by Huang himself in a cameo) give voice to a longer sense of Asian-American history than we usually get in similar films.”

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Taylor Takahashi and Pop Smoke in boogie

What makes boogie “something chewier, deeper and personal” than the typical hoops film, as the Rolling Stone headline notes, is its understanding of Asian American identity as being both specific to itself and part of the world around it. The only real community not part of the story is the dominant one. “As an Asian-American movie in which the main axis of cross-reference is Black culture, Huang’s film…addresses the frequent incapability of the white mainstream establishment to imagine a narrative that does not contain their perspective,” explains Rolling Stone. In so doing, the Los Angeles Times highlights“Boogie tries to appreciate its own contradictions, and also to complicate the audience’s expectations” by refusing to reduce anyone to simply their cultural identity. As a filmmaker, Huang makes this perspective part of his aesthetic. “More than even repping for Asian-Americans or, like, fighting for solidarity between Latino, Black, Asian and gay communities, it can be all these things,” explains Huang“I care about solidarity and representation, but more than that, I really want people to have the confidence to be in their own bodies, be in their emotions and be honest.”

Sign up for the all-new Focus Insider program to unlock access to exclusive rewards, sweepstakes, once-in-a-lifetime movie experiences, and so much more!

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Eddie Huang’s Semi-Autobiographical Boogie: AAPI Favorites for Focus Features 20th Anniversary

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1656819795) } [4]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(78) "Shrimps and worms among first animals to recover after largest mass extinction" ["link"]=> string(119) "https://coolnspicy.com/healthandscience/shrimps-and-worms-among-first-animals-to-recover-after-largest-mass-extinction/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Tony Grantly" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sun, 03 Jul 2022 03:19:52 +0000" ["category"]=> string(65) "Health And ScienceanimalsextinctionLargestMassrecoverShrimpsworms" ["guid"]=> string(31) "https://coolnspicy.com/?p=26634" ["description"]=> string(735) "Journal Reference: Xueqian Feng, Zhong-Qiang Chen, Michael J. Benton, Chunmei Su, David J. Bottjer, Alison T. Cribb, Ziheng Li, Laishi Zhao, Guangyou Zhu, Yuangeng Huang, Zhen Guo. Resilience of infaunal ecosystems during the Early Triassic greenhouse Earth. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (26) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abo0597 In a new study, published today in the journal Science Advances, ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(5768) "

Journal Reference:

  1. Xueqian Feng, Zhong-Qiang Chen, Michael J. Benton, Chunmei Su, David J. Bottjer, Alison T. Cribb, Ziheng Li, Laishi Zhao, Guangyou Zhu, Yuangeng Huang, Zhen Guo. Resilience of infaunal ecosystems during the Early Triassic greenhouse Earth. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (26) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abo0597

In a new study, published today in the journal Science Advances, researchers from China, the USA and the UK, reveal how life in the sea recovered from the event, which killed over 90 percent of species on Earth, from their observations of trace fossils.

Life was devastated by the end-Permian mass extinction 252 million years ago, and recovery of life on Earth took millions of years for biodiversity to return to pre-extinction levels. But by examining trails and burrows on the South China sea bed, the international team were able to piece together sea life’s revival by pinpointing what animal activity was happening when.

Professor Michael Benton from the University of Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences, a collaborator on the new paper, said: “The end-Permian mass extinction and the recovery of life in the Early Triassic are very well documented throughout South China.

“We were able to look at trace fossils from 26 sections through the entire series of events, representing seven million crucial years of time, and showing details at 400 sampling points, we finally reconstructed the recovery stages of all animals including benthos, nekton, as well as these soft-bodied burrowing animals in the ocean.”

Dr Xueqian Feng from the China University of Geosciences in Wuhan led the study, and his focus was on ancient burrows and trails. He explained: “Trace fossils such as trails and burrows document mostly soft-bodied animals in the sea. Most of these soft-bodied animals had no or poor skeletons.

“There are some amazing localities in South China where we find huge numbers of beautifully preserved trace fossils, and the details can show infaunal ecosystem engineering behaviours, as well as their feedback effects on biodiversity of skeletonized animals.”

Professor Zhong-Qiang Chen, director of the study, said: “The trace fossils show us when and where soft-bodied, burrowing animals flourished in this Early Triassic greenhouse world.

“For example, elevated temperatures and extended anoxia coincided with low values of behavioural and ecologic diversities across the Permian-Triassic boundary, and it took about 3 million years for ecological recovery of soft-bodied animals to match the pre-extinction levels.”

Professor David Bottjer, a collaborator in the study from the University of Southern California, added: “One of the most remarkable aspects of the South China data is the breadth of ancient environments we could sample.

“Differential responses of infaunal ecosystems to variable environmental controls may have played a significant but heretofore little appreciated evolutionary and ecologic role in the recovery in the hot Early Triassic ocean.”

Dr Chunmei Su, another collaborator, said: “The mass extinction killed over 90 percent of species on Earth, and we see that in the catastrophic reduction in ecological function of the surviving animals in the ocean.

“At first, there were only a few survivors, and recovery began in deeper waters. The recovery of nekton occurred at the same time as the full rebound of infaunal ecosystem engineering activities.”

Alison Cribb, a collaborator in the study from the University of Southern California, added: “The first animals to recover were deposit feeders such as worms and shrimps. The recovery of suspension feeders such as brachiopods, bryozoans and many bivalves took much longer.

“Maybe the deposit feeders were making such a mess of the seafloor that the water was polluted with mud, the churned mud meant suspension feeders could not properly settle on the seafloor, or the muddy water produced by those deposit feeders just clogged the filtering structures of suspension feeders and prohibited them from feeding efficiently.”

Professor Chen added: “And some animals, such as corals, had disappeared completely. Coral reefs did not return until much later.”

Dr Feng concludes: “Why does it matter to understand these great mass extinctions of the geological past?

“The answer is that the end-Permian crisis — which was so devastating to life on Earth — was caused by global warming and ocean acidification, but trace-making animals may be selected against by the environment in a way that skeletal organisms were not.

“Our trace fossil data reveals soft-bodied animals’ resilience to high CO2 and warming. These ecosystem engineers may have played a role in benthic ecosystem recovery after severe mass extinctions, potentially, for example, triggering the evolutionary innovations and radiations in the Early Triassic.”

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Shrimps and worms among first animals to recover after largest mass extinction

" } ["summary"]=> string(735) "Journal Reference: Xueqian Feng, Zhong-Qiang Chen, Michael J. Benton, Chunmei Su, David J. Bottjer, Alison T. Cribb, Ziheng Li, Laishi Zhao, Guangyou Zhu, Yuangeng Huang, Zhen Guo. Resilience of infaunal ecosystems during the Early Triassic greenhouse Earth. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (26) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abo0597 In a new study, published today in the journal Science Advances, ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(5768) "

Journal Reference:

  1. Xueqian Feng, Zhong-Qiang Chen, Michael J. Benton, Chunmei Su, David J. Bottjer, Alison T. Cribb, Ziheng Li, Laishi Zhao, Guangyou Zhu, Yuangeng Huang, Zhen Guo. Resilience of infaunal ecosystems during the Early Triassic greenhouse Earth. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (26) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abo0597

In a new study, published today in the journal Science Advances, researchers from China, the USA and the UK, reveal how life in the sea recovered from the event, which killed over 90 percent of species on Earth, from their observations of trace fossils.

Life was devastated by the end-Permian mass extinction 252 million years ago, and recovery of life on Earth took millions of years for biodiversity to return to pre-extinction levels. But by examining trails and burrows on the South China sea bed, the international team were able to piece together sea life’s revival by pinpointing what animal activity was happening when.

Professor Michael Benton from the University of Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences, a collaborator on the new paper, said: “The end-Permian mass extinction and the recovery of life in the Early Triassic are very well documented throughout South China.

“We were able to look at trace fossils from 26 sections through the entire series of events, representing seven million crucial years of time, and showing details at 400 sampling points, we finally reconstructed the recovery stages of all animals including benthos, nekton, as well as these soft-bodied burrowing animals in the ocean.”

Dr Xueqian Feng from the China University of Geosciences in Wuhan led the study, and his focus was on ancient burrows and trails. He explained: “Trace fossils such as trails and burrows document mostly soft-bodied animals in the sea. Most of these soft-bodied animals had no or poor skeletons.

“There are some amazing localities in South China where we find huge numbers of beautifully preserved trace fossils, and the details can show infaunal ecosystem engineering behaviours, as well as their feedback effects on biodiversity of skeletonized animals.”

Professor Zhong-Qiang Chen, director of the study, said: “The trace fossils show us when and where soft-bodied, burrowing animals flourished in this Early Triassic greenhouse world.

“For example, elevated temperatures and extended anoxia coincided with low values of behavioural and ecologic diversities across the Permian-Triassic boundary, and it took about 3 million years for ecological recovery of soft-bodied animals to match the pre-extinction levels.”

Professor David Bottjer, a collaborator in the study from the University of Southern California, added: “One of the most remarkable aspects of the South China data is the breadth of ancient environments we could sample.

“Differential responses of infaunal ecosystems to variable environmental controls may have played a significant but heretofore little appreciated evolutionary and ecologic role in the recovery in the hot Early Triassic ocean.”

Dr Chunmei Su, another collaborator, said: “The mass extinction killed over 90 percent of species on Earth, and we see that in the catastrophic reduction in ecological function of the surviving animals in the ocean.

“At first, there were only a few survivors, and recovery began in deeper waters. The recovery of nekton occurred at the same time as the full rebound of infaunal ecosystem engineering activities.”

Alison Cribb, a collaborator in the study from the University of Southern California, added: “The first animals to recover were deposit feeders such as worms and shrimps. The recovery of suspension feeders such as brachiopods, bryozoans and many bivalves took much longer.

“Maybe the deposit feeders were making such a mess of the seafloor that the water was polluted with mud, the churned mud meant suspension feeders could not properly settle on the seafloor, or the muddy water produced by those deposit feeders just clogged the filtering structures of suspension feeders and prohibited them from feeding efficiently.”

Professor Chen added: “And some animals, such as corals, had disappeared completely. Coral reefs did not return until much later.”

Dr Feng concludes: “Why does it matter to understand these great mass extinctions of the geological past?

“The answer is that the end-Permian crisis — which was so devastating to life on Earth — was caused by global warming and ocean acidification, but trace-making animals may be selected against by the environment in a way that skeletal organisms were not.

“Our trace fossil data reveals soft-bodied animals’ resilience to high CO2 and warming. These ecosystem engineers may have played a role in benthic ecosystem recovery after severe mass extinctions, potentially, for example, triggering the evolutionary innovations and radiations in the Early Triassic.”

We want to thank the author of this write-up for this remarkable material

Shrimps and worms among first animals to recover after largest mass extinction

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1656818392) } [5]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(68) "Samuel L. Jackson Gave Ryan Reynolds a ‘Terrifying’ Wedding Gift" ["link"]=> string(101) "https://coolnspicy.com/trending-people/samuel-l-jackson-gave-ryan-reynolds-a-terrifying-wedding-gift/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(15) "Pauline Moonlky" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sun, 03 Jul 2022 02:53:05 +0000" ["category"]=> string(61) "Trending PeopleGiftJacksonReynoldsRyanSamuelterrifyingWedding" ["guid"]=> string(31) "https://coolnspicy.com/?p=26625" ["description"]=> string(660) "Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson are jewels in Marvel’s crown. Both play major characters in their superhero franchises. At some point, Deadpool and Black Widow could meet up in a movie. If they do, it will be an interesting reunion for the two actors. Johansson and Reynolds were once married. Their wedding was small, but ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(7366) "

Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson are jewels in Marvel’s crown. Both play major characters in their superhero franchises.

At some point, Deadpool and Black Widow could meet up in a movie. If they do, it will be an interesting reunion for the two actors. Johansson and Reynolds were once married.

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Samuel L. Jackson Gave Ryan Reynolds a ‘Terrifying’ Wedding Gift

" } ["summary"]=> string(660) "Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson are jewels in Marvel’s crown. Both play major characters in their superhero franchises. At some point, Deadpool and Black Widow could meet up in a movie. If they do, it will be an interesting reunion for the two actors. Johansson and Reynolds were once married. Their wedding was small, but ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(7366) "

Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson are jewels in Marvel’s crown. Both play major characters in their superhero franchises.

At some point, Deadpool and Black Widow could meet up in a movie. If they do, it will be an interesting reunion for the two actors. Johansson and Reynolds were once married.

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Samuel L. Jackson Gave Ryan Reynolds a ‘Terrifying’ Wedding Gift

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1656816785) } [6]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(75) "Researchers teleport quantum information across rudimentary quantum network" ["link"]=> string(116) "https://coolnspicy.com/healthandscience/researchers-teleport-quantum-information-across-rudimentary-quantum-network/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Tony Grantly" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sun, 03 Jul 2022 02:03:14 +0000" ["category"]=> string(62) "Health And SciencenetworkquantumResearchersrudimentaryteleport" ["guid"]=> string(31) "https://coolnspicy.com/?p=26620" ["description"]=> string(705) "Journal Reference: S. L. N. Hermans, M. Pompili, H. K. C. Beukers, S. Baier, J. Borregaard, R. Hanson. Qubit teleportation between non-neighbouring nodes in a quantum network. Nature, 2022; 605 (7911): 663 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04697-y The power of a future quantum Internet is based on the ability to send quantum information (quantum bits) between the nodes ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(6882) "

Journal Reference:

  1. S. L. N. Hermans, M. Pompili, H. K. C. Beukers, S. Baier, J. Borregaard, R. Hanson. Qubit teleportation between non-neighbouring nodes in a quantum network. Nature, 2022; 605 (7911): 663 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04697-y

The power of a future quantum Internet is based on the ability to send quantum information (quantum bits) between the nodes of the network. This will enable all kinds of applications such as securely sharing confidential information, linking several quantum computers together to increase their computing capability, and the use of highly precise, linked quantum sensors.

Sending quantum information

The nodes of such a quantum network consist of small quantum processors. Sending quantum information between these processors is no easy feat. One possibility is to send quantum bits using light particles but, due to the inevitable losses in glass fibre cables, in particular over long distances, the light particles will very likely not reach their destination. As it is fundamentally impossible to simply copy quantum bits, the loss of a light particle means that the quantum information is irrecoverably lost.

Teleportation offers a better way of sending quantum information. The protocol for quantum teleportation owes its name to similarities with teleportation in science-fiction films: the quantum bit disappears on the side of the sender and appears on the side of the receiver. As the quantum bit therefore does not need to travel across the intervening space, there is no chance that it will be lost. This makes quantum teleportation an crucial technique for a future quantum Internet.

Good control over the system

In order to be able to teleport quantum bits, several ingredients are required: a quantum entangled link between the sender and receiver, a reliable method for reading out quantum processors, and the capacity to temporarily store quantum bits. Previous research at QuTech demonstrated that it is possible to teleport quantum bits between two adjacent nodes. The researchers at QuTech have now shown for the first time that they can meet the package of requirements and have demonstrated teleportation between non-adjacent nodes, in other words over a network. They teleported quantum bits from node “Charlie” to node “Alice,” with the help of an intermediate node “Bob.”

Teleporting in three steps

The teleportation consists of three steps. First, the “teleporter” has to be prepared, which means that an entangled state must be created between Alice and Charlie. Alice and Charlie have no direct physical connection, but they are both directly connected to Bob. For this, Alice and Bob create an entangled state between their processors. Bob then stores his part of the entangled state. Next, Bob creates an entangled state with Charlie. A quantum mechanical “sleight of hand” is then performed: by carrying out a special measurement in his processor, Bob sends the entanglement on as it were. Results: Alice and Charlie are now entangled, and the teleporter is ready to be used!

The second step is creating the “message” — the quantum bit — to be teleported. This can, for example, be ‘1’ or ‘0’ or various other intermediate quantum values. Charlie prepares this quantum information. To show that the teleportation works generically, the researchers repeated the entire experiment for various quantum bit values.

Step three is the actual teleportation from Charlie to Alice. For that purpose, Charlie carries out a joint measurement with the message on his quantum processor and on his half of the entangled state (Alice has the other half). What then happens is something that is possible only in the quantum world: as a result of this measurement, the information disappears on Charlie’s side and immediately appears on Alice’s side.

You might think that everything is then completed, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the quantum bit has been encrypted upon transfer; the key is determined by Charlie’s measurement result. So Charlie sends the measurement result to Alice, after which Alice carries out the relevant quantum operation for decrypting the quantum bit. For example via a “bit flip”: 0 becomes 1 and 1 becomes 0. After Alice has carried out the correct operation, the quantum information is suitable for further use. The teleportation has succeeded!

Teleporting several times

Follow-up research will focus on reversing steps one and two of the teleportation protocol. This means first creating (or receiving) the quantum bit to be teleported and only then preparing the teleporter for carrying out the teleportation. Reversing the order is particularly challenging as the quantum information to be teleported must be stored while the entanglement is being created. However, it comes with a significant advantage as the teleportation can then be carried out completely “on request.” This is relevant, for example, if the quantum information contains the result of a difficult calculation or if teleportation must be done multiple times. In the long run, this type of teleportation will therefore serve as the backbone of the quantum Internet.

Video: https://youtu.be/vBjxI-5Fb4U

Funding details

Financial support comes from the EU Flagship on Quantum Technologies through the project Quantum Internet Alliance (EU Horizon 2020, grant agreement no. 820445); from the European Research Council (ERC) through an ERC Consolidator Grant (grant agreement no. 772627 to R. Hanson); from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) through a VICI grant (project no. 680-47-624) and the Zwaartekracht program Quantum Software Consortium (project no. 024.003.037/3368) and from an Erwin-Schrödinger fellowship (QuantNet, no. J 4229- N27) of the Austrian National Science Foundation (FWF).

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Researchers teleport quantum information across rudimentary quantum network

" } ["summary"]=> string(705) "Journal Reference: S. L. N. Hermans, M. Pompili, H. K. C. Beukers, S. Baier, J. Borregaard, R. Hanson. Qubit teleportation between non-neighbouring nodes in a quantum network. Nature, 2022; 605 (7911): 663 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04697-y The power of a future quantum Internet is based on the ability to send quantum information (quantum bits) between the nodes ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(6882) "

Journal Reference:

  1. S. L. N. Hermans, M. Pompili, H. K. C. Beukers, S. Baier, J. Borregaard, R. Hanson. Qubit teleportation between non-neighbouring nodes in a quantum network. Nature, 2022; 605 (7911): 663 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04697-y

The power of a future quantum Internet is based on the ability to send quantum information (quantum bits) between the nodes of the network. This will enable all kinds of applications such as securely sharing confidential information, linking several quantum computers together to increase their computing capability, and the use of highly precise, linked quantum sensors.

Sending quantum information

The nodes of such a quantum network consist of small quantum processors. Sending quantum information between these processors is no easy feat. One possibility is to send quantum bits using light particles but, due to the inevitable losses in glass fibre cables, in particular over long distances, the light particles will very likely not reach their destination. As it is fundamentally impossible to simply copy quantum bits, the loss of a light particle means that the quantum information is irrecoverably lost.

Teleportation offers a better way of sending quantum information. The protocol for quantum teleportation owes its name to similarities with teleportation in science-fiction films: the quantum bit disappears on the side of the sender and appears on the side of the receiver. As the quantum bit therefore does not need to travel across the intervening space, there is no chance that it will be lost. This makes quantum teleportation an crucial technique for a future quantum Internet.

Good control over the system

In order to be able to teleport quantum bits, several ingredients are required: a quantum entangled link between the sender and receiver, a reliable method for reading out quantum processors, and the capacity to temporarily store quantum bits. Previous research at QuTech demonstrated that it is possible to teleport quantum bits between two adjacent nodes. The researchers at QuTech have now shown for the first time that they can meet the package of requirements and have demonstrated teleportation between non-adjacent nodes, in other words over a network. They teleported quantum bits from node “Charlie” to node “Alice,” with the help of an intermediate node “Bob.”

Teleporting in three steps

The teleportation consists of three steps. First, the “teleporter” has to be prepared, which means that an entangled state must be created between Alice and Charlie. Alice and Charlie have no direct physical connection, but they are both directly connected to Bob. For this, Alice and Bob create an entangled state between their processors. Bob then stores his part of the entangled state. Next, Bob creates an entangled state with Charlie. A quantum mechanical “sleight of hand” is then performed: by carrying out a special measurement in his processor, Bob sends the entanglement on as it were. Results: Alice and Charlie are now entangled, and the teleporter is ready to be used!

The second step is creating the “message” — the quantum bit — to be teleported. This can, for example, be ‘1’ or ‘0’ or various other intermediate quantum values. Charlie prepares this quantum information. To show that the teleportation works generically, the researchers repeated the entire experiment for various quantum bit values.

Step three is the actual teleportation from Charlie to Alice. For that purpose, Charlie carries out a joint measurement with the message on his quantum processor and on his half of the entangled state (Alice has the other half). What then happens is something that is possible only in the quantum world: as a result of this measurement, the information disappears on Charlie’s side and immediately appears on Alice’s side.

You might think that everything is then completed, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the quantum bit has been encrypted upon transfer; the key is determined by Charlie’s measurement result. So Charlie sends the measurement result to Alice, after which Alice carries out the relevant quantum operation for decrypting the quantum bit. For example via a “bit flip”: 0 becomes 1 and 1 becomes 0. After Alice has carried out the correct operation, the quantum information is suitable for further use. The teleportation has succeeded!

Teleporting several times

Follow-up research will focus on reversing steps one and two of the teleportation protocol. This means first creating (or receiving) the quantum bit to be teleported and only then preparing the teleporter for carrying out the teleportation. Reversing the order is particularly challenging as the quantum information to be teleported must be stored while the entanglement is being created. However, it comes with a significant advantage as the teleportation can then be carried out completely “on request.” This is relevant, for example, if the quantum information contains the result of a difficult calculation or if teleportation must be done multiple times. In the long run, this type of teleportation will therefore serve as the backbone of the quantum Internet.

Video: https://youtu.be/vBjxI-5Fb4U

Funding details

Financial support comes from the EU Flagship on Quantum Technologies through the project Quantum Internet Alliance (EU Horizon 2020, grant agreement no. 820445); from the European Research Council (ERC) through an ERC Consolidator Grant (grant agreement no. 772627 to R. Hanson); from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) through a VICI grant (project no. 680-47-624) and the Zwaartekracht program Quantum Software Consortium (project no. 024.003.037/3368) and from an Erwin-Schrödinger fellowship (QuantNet, no. J 4229- N27) of the Austrian National Science Foundation (FWF).

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Researchers teleport quantum information across rudimentary quantum network

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1656813794) } [7]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(72) "The first sprint is by the survivor Jakobsen, Van Aert new yellow jersey" ["link"]=> string(101) "https://coolnspicy.com/sport/the-first-sprint-is-by-the-survivor-jakobsen-van-aert-new-yellow-jersey/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(8) "Tim Hall" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sun, 03 Jul 2022 01:31:38 +0000" ["category"]=> string(46) "SportAertJakobsenjerseysprintsurvivorVanyellow" ["guid"]=> string(31) "https://coolnspicy.com/?p=26615" ["description"]=> string(627) "Two years ago in Poland the Dutch sprinter received extreme unction, after a disastrous fall that had reduced him to death The Storebaelt, a huge crowd and the resurrection of Fabio Jakobsen. The second stage of the 109th Tour goes to the sea, on an 18 km bridge that connects two islands of Denmark, and ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(4592) "

Two years ago in Poland the Dutch sprinter received extreme unction, after a disastrous fall that had reduced him to death

The Storebaelt, a huge crowd and the resurrection of Fabio Jakobsen. The second stage of the 109th Tour goes to the sea, on an 18 km bridge that connects two islands of Denmark, and offers special emotions, even if they could have been very different. Storebaelt or Great Belt, 18 of the last 21 kilometers. It is impressive just to see them, the runners, pass on the bridge with an intense blue sea that surrounds them. From the beginning there is no end in sight.

The bridge is attacked and there is immediately the first thrill: the Portuguese Guerriero falls and overwhelms the yellow jersey Lampaert on the left, the French Turgis and our Alberto Dainese, and then Tadej Pogacar, who gets up immediately. But the wind, which blows around 28 km per hour, is more contrary than lateral, the roadway is very wide and in a group, pedaling at 35 per hour, we also start whistling, because the risk of fans is averted. There is no battle that was imagined. Who sweats cold is the Colombian Rigoberto Uran, the only one who really has to chase with his teammates because he was involved in a fall before facing the bridge. It takes him 20 ‘, but he comes back.

Sprint

And so she flew as a group to the finish line in Nyborg. It was thought to be a stage of attacks, on paper it was scary, but it was a sleepy and not very intense day. Up to the last 3 km, when there is a maxi-fall that once again involves Pogacar and also Ganna (time neutralized). The yellow Lampaert jersey is placed at the disposal of Fabio Jakobsen, there are still shoulders on the barriers, but the Dutchman makes everyone agree: second Van Aert and third Pedersen. With the 6 ”bonus, the Belgian Wout Van Aert takes the yellow jersey off Lampaert.

Miraculous

Fabio Jakobsen is a survivor, and there is no better word: on 6 August 2020, in the first stage of the Tour of Poland in Katowice, he is pushed by his compatriot Groenewegen against the hurdles that, poorly fixed, open. Jakobsen at over 80 per hour ends up off the road and is hospitalized in a coma at the hospital with very serious damage to the brain, mouth (without teeth), pelvis: they also give him extreme unction because the situation was desperate. Then Fabio, who is named in honor of Fabio Casartelli, recovers, the miracle is accomplished and on 11 April 2021 he returns to the race in Turkey. The first victory on 21 July 2021 at the Tour of Wallonia.

Jakobsen races in Quick Step-Alpha Vinyl, and the team preferred to take him in place of Cavendish: “It has been a long journey for me, I have to thank everyone who allowed me to come back here. I have dreamed of this moment for 15 years ”. Ninth debutante Luca Mozzato, 24, from Vicenza of the French B&B Hotel. The images of the public remain in our eyes. There was no doubt that Denmark, the most cycling nation in the world in relation to its inhabitants, welcomed the Tour with great affection. Perhaps only with the two Grand Departures in Great Britain, London 2017 and Leeds 2014, have there been images of this level.

Tomorrow

On Sunday the third and final stage in Denmark, Vejle-Sonderborg, 182 km, for sprinters. In the late evening then the plane transfer to France with arrival in Lille. Monday first of the three days of rest.

We would love to give thanks to the author of this article for this incredible material

The first sprint is by the survivor Jakobsen, Van Aert new yellow jersey

" } ["summary"]=> string(627) "Two years ago in Poland the Dutch sprinter received extreme unction, after a disastrous fall that had reduced him to death The Storebaelt, a huge crowd and the resurrection of Fabio Jakobsen. The second stage of the 109th Tour goes to the sea, on an 18 km bridge that connects two islands of Denmark, and ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(4592) "

Two years ago in Poland the Dutch sprinter received extreme unction, after a disastrous fall that had reduced him to death

The Storebaelt, a huge crowd and the resurrection of Fabio Jakobsen. The second stage of the 109th Tour goes to the sea, on an 18 km bridge that connects two islands of Denmark, and offers special emotions, even if they could have been very different. Storebaelt or Great Belt, 18 of the last 21 kilometers. It is impressive just to see them, the runners, pass on the bridge with an intense blue sea that surrounds them. From the beginning there is no end in sight.

The bridge is attacked and there is immediately the first thrill: the Portuguese Guerriero falls and overwhelms the yellow jersey Lampaert on the left, the French Turgis and our Alberto Dainese, and then Tadej Pogacar, who gets up immediately. But the wind, which blows around 28 km per hour, is more contrary than lateral, the roadway is very wide and in a group, pedaling at 35 per hour, we also start whistling, because the risk of fans is averted. There is no battle that was imagined. Who sweats cold is the Colombian Rigoberto Uran, the only one who really has to chase with his teammates because he was involved in a fall before facing the bridge. It takes him 20 ‘, but he comes back.

Sprint

And so she flew as a group to the finish line in Nyborg. It was thought to be a stage of attacks, on paper it was scary, but it was a sleepy and not very intense day. Up to the last 3 km, when there is a maxi-fall that once again involves Pogacar and also Ganna (time neutralized). The yellow Lampaert jersey is placed at the disposal of Fabio Jakobsen, there are still shoulders on the barriers, but the Dutchman makes everyone agree: second Van Aert and third Pedersen. With the 6 ”bonus, the Belgian Wout Van Aert takes the yellow jersey off Lampaert.

Miraculous

Fabio Jakobsen is a survivor, and there is no better word: on 6 August 2020, in the first stage of the Tour of Poland in Katowice, he is pushed by his compatriot Groenewegen against the hurdles that, poorly fixed, open. Jakobsen at over 80 per hour ends up off the road and is hospitalized in a coma at the hospital with very serious damage to the brain, mouth (without teeth), pelvis: they also give him extreme unction because the situation was desperate. Then Fabio, who is named in honor of Fabio Casartelli, recovers, the miracle is accomplished and on 11 April 2021 he returns to the race in Turkey. The first victory on 21 July 2021 at the Tour of Wallonia.

Jakobsen races in Quick Step-Alpha Vinyl, and the team preferred to take him in place of Cavendish: “It has been a long journey for me, I have to thank everyone who allowed me to come back here. I have dreamed of this moment for 15 years ”. Ninth debutante Luca Mozzato, 24, from Vicenza of the French B&B Hotel. The images of the public remain in our eyes. There was no doubt that Denmark, the most cycling nation in the world in relation to its inhabitants, welcomed the Tour with great affection. Perhaps only with the two Grand Departures in Great Britain, London 2017 and Leeds 2014, have there been images of this level.

Tomorrow

On Sunday the third and final stage in Denmark, Vejle-Sonderborg, 182 km, for sprinters. In the late evening then the plane transfer to France with arrival in Lille. Monday first of the three days of rest.

We would love to give thanks to the author of this article for this incredible material

The first sprint is by the survivor Jakobsen, Van Aert new yellow jersey

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1656811898) } [8]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(71) "Protecting the brain from dementia-inducing abnormal protein aggregates" ["link"]=> string(112) "https://coolnspicy.com/healthandscience/protecting-the-brain-from-dementia-inducing-abnormal-protein-aggregates/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Tony Grantly" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sun, 03 Jul 2022 00:46:07 +0000" ["category"]=> string(74) "Health And ScienceAbnormalaggregatesbraindementiainducingprotectingprotein" ["guid"]=> string(31) "https://coolnspicy.com/?p=26610" ["description"]=> string(718) "Journal Reference: Maiko Ono, Masaaki Komatsu, Bin Ji, Yuhei Takado, Masafumi Shimojo, Takeharu Minamihisamatsu, Eiji Warabi, Toru Yanagawa, Gen Matsumoto, Ichio Aoki, Nicholas M. Kanaan, Tetsuya Suhara, Naruhiko Sahara, Makoto Higuchi. Central role for p62/SQSTM1 in the elimination of toxic tau species in a mouse model of tauopathy. Aging Cell, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/acel.13615 In order ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(5087) "

Journal Reference:

  1. Maiko Ono, Masaaki Komatsu, Bin Ji, Yuhei Takado, Masafumi Shimojo, Takeharu Minamihisamatsu, Eiji Warabi, Toru Yanagawa, Gen Matsumoto, Ichio Aoki, Nicholas M. Kanaan, Tetsuya Suhara, Naruhiko Sahara, Makoto Higuchi. Central role for p62/SQSTM1 in the elimination of toxic tau species in a mouse model of tauopathy. Aging Cell, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/acel.13615

In order to maintain cellular homeostasis (i.e., a state of equilibrium), cells undergo selective autophagy or self-degradation of unwanted proteins. Autophagy receptors control this process, by mediating the selection of a target protein that is then “cleared.”

Tau proteins — which otherwise play an important role in stabilizing and maintaining the internal organization of neurons in the brain — abnormally accumulate inside neurons in conditions like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This build-up of hyper-phosphorylated tau proteins (or tau oligomers) causes the formation of neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) and eventual cell death of neurons in the brains of people with dementia, contributing to the disease’s progressive neurodegenerative symptoms. Now, while tau proteins can be degraded by selective autophagy, the exact mechanism of how this occurs remains a mystery.

In a recent breakthrough, however, a study done by scientists at the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology in Japan proved the critical role played by a certain gene — the p62 gene — in the selective autophagy of tau oligomers. The team included researcher Maiko Ono, and group leader Naruhiko Sahara — both from the Department of Functional Brain Imaging at the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology in Japan. Their paper, published in Aging Cell, was made available online on 5 June 2022.

Previous studies have reported that the abnormal accumulation of the tau proteins may be selectively suppressed by autophagy pathways, through the p62 receptor protein (which is a selective autophagy receptor protein). Says Maiko Ono, “This protein’s ubiquitin-binding ability helps in the identification of toxic protein aggregates (like tau oligomers), which can then be degraded by cellular processes and organelles.”

This study’s novelty, however, lay in the demonstration of p62’s “neuroprotective” role in a living model, which had never been done before. So, how did the researchers achieve this? They used mouse models of dementia. The p62 gene had been deleted (or knocked out) in one group of these mice, so they did not express p62 receptor proteins.

On studying the brains of these mice using immunostaining and comparative biochemical analyses, an interesting picture was revealed. Neurotoxic tau protein aggregates were found in the hippocampus — the area of the brain associated with memory — and brainstem — the center that coordinates the body’s breathing, heartbeat, blood pressure, and other voluntary processes — of p62 knockout (KO) mice. When we consider this along with the symptoms of dementia, which include memory loss, confusion, and mood changes, these findings make a lot of sense.

MRI scans revealed that the hippocampus of p62 KO mice was degenerated (atrophied) and inflamed. A postmortem assessment of their brains revealed a greater loss of neurons in their hippocampus. Further immunofluorescent studies showed that the abnormal tau species aggregates can cause cytotoxicity leading to inflammation and cell death of neurons in p62 KO mice. Oligomeric tau, specifically, accumulated more in the brains of p62 KO mice.

Overall, the findings of this study prove that by eliminating and, hence, preventing the aggregation of oligomeric tau species in the brain, p62 played a neuroprotective role in models of dementia.

At a time when researchers across the word are trying to develop drugs for dementia and other related neurodegenerative disorders, the findings of this study will be of great importance in providing evidence for the accurate targeting of tau oligomers. The global population of ageing humans is increasing each year; hence, the need to develop methods to slow down the onset and progression of various neurodegenerative diseases is also expanding. This study provides a positive step towards addressing that need.

We want to say thanks to the author of this post for this incredible web content

Protecting the brain from dementia-inducing abnormal protein aggregates

" } ["summary"]=> string(718) "Journal Reference: Maiko Ono, Masaaki Komatsu, Bin Ji, Yuhei Takado, Masafumi Shimojo, Takeharu Minamihisamatsu, Eiji Warabi, Toru Yanagawa, Gen Matsumoto, Ichio Aoki, Nicholas M. Kanaan, Tetsuya Suhara, Naruhiko Sahara, Makoto Higuchi. Central role for p62/SQSTM1 in the elimination of toxic tau species in a mouse model of tauopathy. Aging Cell, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/acel.13615 In order ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(5087) "

Journal Reference:

  1. Maiko Ono, Masaaki Komatsu, Bin Ji, Yuhei Takado, Masafumi Shimojo, Takeharu Minamihisamatsu, Eiji Warabi, Toru Yanagawa, Gen Matsumoto, Ichio Aoki, Nicholas M. Kanaan, Tetsuya Suhara, Naruhiko Sahara, Makoto Higuchi. Central role for p62/SQSTM1 in the elimination of toxic tau species in a mouse model of tauopathy. Aging Cell, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/acel.13615

In order to maintain cellular homeostasis (i.e., a state of equilibrium), cells undergo selective autophagy or self-degradation of unwanted proteins. Autophagy receptors control this process, by mediating the selection of a target protein that is then “cleared.”

Tau proteins — which otherwise play an important role in stabilizing and maintaining the internal organization of neurons in the brain — abnormally accumulate inside neurons in conditions like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This build-up of hyper-phosphorylated tau proteins (or tau oligomers) causes the formation of neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) and eventual cell death of neurons in the brains of people with dementia, contributing to the disease’s progressive neurodegenerative symptoms. Now, while tau proteins can be degraded by selective autophagy, the exact mechanism of how this occurs remains a mystery.

In a recent breakthrough, however, a study done by scientists at the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology in Japan proved the critical role played by a certain gene — the p62 gene — in the selective autophagy of tau oligomers. The team included researcher Maiko Ono, and group leader Naruhiko Sahara — both from the Department of Functional Brain Imaging at the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology in Japan. Their paper, published in Aging Cell, was made available online on 5 June 2022.

Previous studies have reported that the abnormal accumulation of the tau proteins may be selectively suppressed by autophagy pathways, through the p62 receptor protein (which is a selective autophagy receptor protein). Says Maiko Ono, “This protein’s ubiquitin-binding ability helps in the identification of toxic protein aggregates (like tau oligomers), which can then be degraded by cellular processes and organelles.”

This study’s novelty, however, lay in the demonstration of p62’s “neuroprotective” role in a living model, which had never been done before. So, how did the researchers achieve this? They used mouse models of dementia. The p62 gene had been deleted (or knocked out) in one group of these mice, so they did not express p62 receptor proteins.

On studying the brains of these mice using immunostaining and comparative biochemical analyses, an interesting picture was revealed. Neurotoxic tau protein aggregates were found in the hippocampus — the area of the brain associated with memory — and brainstem — the center that coordinates the body’s breathing, heartbeat, blood pressure, and other voluntary processes — of p62 knockout (KO) mice. When we consider this along with the symptoms of dementia, which include memory loss, confusion, and mood changes, these findings make a lot of sense.

MRI scans revealed that the hippocampus of p62 KO mice was degenerated (atrophied) and inflamed. A postmortem assessment of their brains revealed a greater loss of neurons in their hippocampus. Further immunofluorescent studies showed that the abnormal tau species aggregates can cause cytotoxicity leading to inflammation and cell death of neurons in p62 KO mice. Oligomeric tau, specifically, accumulated more in the brains of p62 KO mice.

Overall, the findings of this study prove that by eliminating and, hence, preventing the aggregation of oligomeric tau species in the brain, p62 played a neuroprotective role in models of dementia.

At a time when researchers across the word are trying to develop drugs for dementia and other related neurodegenerative disorders, the findings of this study will be of great importance in providing evidence for the accurate targeting of tau oligomers. The global population of ageing humans is increasing each year; hence, the need to develop methods to slow down the onset and progression of various neurodegenerative diseases is also expanding. This study provides a positive step towards addressing that need.

We want to say thanks to the author of this post for this incredible web content

Protecting the brain from dementia-inducing abnormal protein aggregates

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1656809167) } [9]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(98) "“Jurassic World” Fan Gets Jeff Goldblum To Draw A Dinosaur On His Shoulder And Get It Tattooed" ["link"]=> string(126) "https://coolnspicy.com/celebrity/jurassic-world-fan-gets-jeff-goldblum-to-draw-a-dinosaur-on-his-shoulder-and-get-it-tattooed/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Sally Scully" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sat, 02 Jul 2022 23:47:24 +0000" ["category"]=> string(60) "CelebritydinosaurDrawfanGoldblumJeffJurassicshoulderTattooed" ["guid"]=> string(31) "https://coolnspicy.com/?p=26604" ["description"]=> string(750) "(Capture: @capa_visible/TikTok) This Wednesday June 1 premiered Jurassic World: Dominio, the new installment of one of the most popular sagas of all time. On this occasion, the film, which lasts approximately 2 hours and 26 minutes, will feature the star participation of Sam Neill (Alan Grant), Laura Dern (Dr. Ellie Sattler), Jeff Goldblum (Dr. Ian ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(6719) "
(Capture: @capa_visible/TikTok)

This Wednesday June 1 premiered Jurassic World: Dominio, the new installment of one of the most popular sagas of all time. On this occasion, the film, which lasts approximately 2 hours and 26 minutes, will feature the star participation of Sam Neill (Alan Grant), Laura Dern (Dr. Ellie Sattler), Jeff Goldblum (Dr. Ian Malcolm), Bryce Dallas (Claire Dearing), Chris Pratt (Owen Grady) y DeWanda Wise (Kayla Watts), while the direction ran by Colin Trevorrow.

Some days ago part of the main cast visited Mexico City to promote the story that promises to fill movie theaters with nostalgia and they not only had a meeting with the media, they also participated in the premier where hundreds of fans gathered, including youtuber Capa Invisiblewho for a few years has positioned himself within the platform with content related to another saga, Harry Potter.

It was during the walks of the actors through the streets of CDMX when also a fan of Jurassic World approached Jeff Goldblum to ask him for something very special. Contrary to other followers, the content creator did not ask him to put his autograph on his skin, but something much better and related to the main theme of the saga, a dinosaur.

The renowned American actor accepted and drew the outline of a dinosaur on the youtuber’s shoulder, who did not hesitate to share his memorable experience with his followers through a video he posted on his TikTok account. In the brief audiovisual, Goldblum can be seen tracing the figure of the extinct animal with the help of a marker and an image that was on a mobile device.

“I’m a big fan of dinosaurs, so It seemed epic to me that a legend like him doctor Malcolm he did it to me… it was amazing”, he expressed.

Capa Invisible commented that “Jeff was too cool” at all times and, like her, he was amazed at the drawing he made. However, when he arrived at the tattoo studio where he immortalized the moment, he asked that the dinosaur be scaled down because it was larger than he expected.

The cast took a tour of Turibus.  (Photo: @elcapiperez/Instagram)
The cast took a tour of Turibus. (Photo: @elcapiperez/Instagram)

I decided to reduce the size because it made it very big… it was 2.5 centimeters”he explained.

The viral video opened a debate on social networks due to the final modification that the youtuber made on the drawing, because while some envied that he had the happiness of coinciding with Jeff Goldblum and drawing him, others considered that it was not correct to modify the size because its value was lost.

Capa he will end up tattooing everything that the stars draw for him.” “Those who complain because she reduced it? It’s her body, she decides, plus it’s still just as significant.” “So it doesn’t count anymore… he deleted it”. “God has his favourites.” “What a downer when he deleted the original”. “If you erased it and they made you another one, then it is no longer the one he drew for you.” “I feel that having modified it, it loses its essence… the important thing was to leave it intact”, were some comments.

About, Capa invisible answered: “No, because it is a drawing that he made just for me, it is something special because it is unique in the world”.

Jeff Goldblum, Bryce Dallas, DeWanda Wise and Colin Trevorrow gave a special interview to the Capi Pérez and together they took a walk through the most touristic places of CDMX on top of a Turibus. During the talk, the presenter of come the joy welcomed them, he cracked the occasional joke and gave them some cups shaped like monkeys.

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“Jurassic World” Fan Gets Jeff Goldblum To Draw A Dinosaur On His Shoulder And Get It Tattooed

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(Capture: @capa_visible/TikTok)

This Wednesday June 1 premiered Jurassic World: Dominio, the new installment of one of the most popular sagas of all time. On this occasion, the film, which lasts approximately 2 hours and 26 minutes, will feature the star participation of Sam Neill (Alan Grant), Laura Dern (Dr. Ellie Sattler), Jeff Goldblum (Dr. Ian Malcolm), Bryce Dallas (Claire Dearing), Chris Pratt (Owen Grady) y DeWanda Wise (Kayla Watts), while the direction ran by Colin Trevorrow.

Some days ago part of the main cast visited Mexico City to promote the story that promises to fill movie theaters with nostalgia and they not only had a meeting with the media, they also participated in the premier where hundreds of fans gathered, including youtuber Capa Invisiblewho for a few years has positioned himself within the platform with content related to another saga, Harry Potter.

It was during the walks of the actors through the streets of CDMX when also a fan of Jurassic World approached Jeff Goldblum to ask him for something very special. Contrary to other followers, the content creator did not ask him to put his autograph on his skin, but something much better and related to the main theme of the saga, a dinosaur.

The renowned American actor accepted and drew the outline of a dinosaur on the youtuber’s shoulder, who did not hesitate to share his memorable experience with his followers through a video he posted on his TikTok account. In the brief audiovisual, Goldblum can be seen tracing the figure of the extinct animal with the help of a marker and an image that was on a mobile device.

“I’m a big fan of dinosaurs, so It seemed epic to me that a legend like him doctor Malcolm he did it to me… it was amazing”, he expressed.

Capa Invisible commented that “Jeff was too cool” at all times and, like her, he was amazed at the drawing he made. However, when he arrived at the tattoo studio where he immortalized the moment, he asked that the dinosaur be scaled down because it was larger than he expected.

The cast took a tour of Turibus.  (Photo: @elcapiperez/Instagram)
The cast took a tour of Turibus. (Photo: @elcapiperez/Instagram)

I decided to reduce the size because it made it very big… it was 2.5 centimeters”he explained.

The viral video opened a debate on social networks due to the final modification that the youtuber made on the drawing, because while some envied that he had the happiness of coinciding with Jeff Goldblum and drawing him, others considered that it was not correct to modify the size because its value was lost.

Capa he will end up tattooing everything that the stars draw for him.” “Those who complain because she reduced it? It’s her body, she decides, plus it’s still just as significant.” “So it doesn’t count anymore… he deleted it”. “God has his favourites.” “What a downer when he deleted the original”. “If you erased it and they made you another one, then it is no longer the one he drew for you.” “I feel that having modified it, it loses its essence… the important thing was to leave it intact”, were some comments.

About, Capa invisible answered: “No, because it is a drawing that he made just for me, it is something special because it is unique in the world”.

Jeff Goldblum, Bryce Dallas, DeWanda Wise and Colin Trevorrow gave a special interview to the Capi Pérez and together they took a walk through the most touristic places of CDMX on top of a Turibus. During the talk, the presenter of come the joy welcomed them, he cracked the occasional joke and gave them some cups shaped like monkeys.

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“Jurassic World” Fan Gets Jeff Goldblum To Draw A Dinosaur On His Shoulder And Get It Tattooed

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