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Chinese developers hit by coronavirus sales ban

Local governments let companies delay land and tax payments to ease financial impact

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Coronavirus in Hove: 'I'm trying to be less scared … worry won't keep us safe'

A mother-of-two finds strength in her community This month marked the first time I've ever been to a queue-free post office, and been served by a man wearing gloves in the service station. "We've been told to use antibacterial gel every half hour too," he told me. Supermarkets are quieter than usual, but with no signs of panic buying – unless hand sanitiser counts. "I went to five shops and could

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Taiwan Reports First Death; U.S. Ship Passenger Tests Positive

A 61-year-old man who had a history of diabetes and hepatitis B died of the coronavirus in Taiwan.

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Coronavirus: more than 3,000 Britons tested

Eight of nine people who tested positive successfully treated and discharged from hospital The number of people tested for coronavirus in the UK has passed 3,000, according to official figures. Statistics from the Department of Health and Social Care show that 3,109 tests had been carried out in the UK as of 2pm on Sunday, an increase of 117 on the 2,992 reported on Saturday. Continue reading…

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Coronavirus: US evacuates Americans onboard cruise ship

Diamond Princess evacuations begin as China announces death toll in country up to 1,665 Hundreds of American passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined in Japan on Sunday night, as local health authorities said a further 70 people onboard had tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total to 355. The removal of US citizens from the ship, moored at Yokohama, south of Tokyo, cam

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Taiwan reports first death from coronavirus

Taxi driver with diabetes and hepatitis B is fifth fatality outside mainland China A taxi driver has died from the coronavirus in Taiwan, marking the first such death on the island and the fifth fatality outside mainland China from an epidemic that has curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains. The health minister, Chen Shih-chung, said during a news conference on Sunday that the deceased

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U.S. Passengers Evacuate From Cruise Ship in Japan

Americans boarded two flights chartered by the State Department and headed to the United States after the number of coronavirus cases aboard the Diamond Princess grew to 355.

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What Does the Coronavirus Look Like? This.

The deadly COVID-19 virus has killed more than a thousand over the past month, and scientists across the world are racing to understand the novel pathogen. Now, researchers at the Montana-based National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' Rocky Mountain Laboratories have released a gallery of stunning images of the virus that they took with a variety of scanning and transmission electro

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Will European PMI data reveal coronavirus impact?

Market Questions is the FT's guide to the week ahead

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Estland dna-testar hela befolkningen

Som första land i världen erbjuder Estland sedan 2019 sin befolkning gratis dna-tester för att få information om vilka som bär på gener som är riskgener för olika sjukdomar. Chefen för projektet vill också börja testa alla nyfödda.

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Teen vaping is bad. Nicotine makes it worse, says researcher

Animal studies hint at long-term harm to the developing brain

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Do you trust science? These five factors play a big role

Researchers investigate the influence of gender, political party, and more

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Journalism is an 'attack surface' for those who spread misinformation

For all the benefits in the expansion of the media landscape, we're still struggling with the spread of misinformation—and the damage is especially worrisome when it comes to information about science and health.

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Spreder sig lynhurtigt: Evolutionen har givet mangustere større klunker

De små asiatiske mangustere lever det søde liv som invasiv art på eksotiske øer.

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Newly identified bacteria feeds on methane in the atmosphere

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Ny studie: Skogsbränder kan leda till mångåriga hälsoproblem

Röken från skogsbränder kan ha långvariga effekter på vår hälsa. Dessutom riskerar hälsoproblemen att föras vidare till kommande generationer. Det visar en ny amerikansk studie.

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Permafrost is thawing so fast it's gouging holes in the Arctic

Residents of the small Alaskan town Kongiganak can no longer bury their dead. Their cemetery has become a marshy swamp , sucking graves into the once frozen ground. On the island of Sarichef near the Bering Strait, the village of Shishmaref is shrinking so fast locals are considering relocating it entirely. Global warming has shown that permafrost is not so permanent after all. And as it begins t

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"All's Quiet on Betelgeuse" –Prelude to a Realtime Supernova?

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2 new ways to find aliens, according to a Nobel Prize winner

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek thinks we are not searching for aliens correctly. Instead of sending out and listening for signals, he proposes two new methods of looking for extraterrestrials. Spotting anomalies in planet temperature and atmosphere could yield clues of alien life, says the physicist. For noted theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek, finding aliens is a matter of figurin

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28-årige Jaamac vil løse billiondyrt byggeproblem med lillebitte sensor

På verdensplan koster rustproblemer hvert år 17 tusind milliarder kroner.

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3D Printing Is Changing the World | VICE on HBO

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50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: February 2020 Cooling the Air around Us; The Dangers of Diving

Ice, refrigeration and the technology of chill — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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A feed like this is getting harder to get

When frogs die off, snake diversity plummets.

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A photograph that is right for the website can be wrong for social media | Elisabeth Ribbans

Serious thought is given to publishing troubling images, of death or distress for example, but even then context is key On the morning after the Streatham terror attack, the Guardian's print edition carried a single-column photograph of the perpetrator, Sudesh Amman, at the bottom of the front page. The main image showed armed police at the incident. Later in the day, an online reader contacted m

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AI systems claiming to 'read' emotions pose discrimination risks

Expert says technology deployed is based on outdated science and therefore is unreliable Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems that companies claim can "read" facial expressions is based on outdated science and risks being unreliable and discriminatory, one of the world's leading experts on the psychology of emotion has warned. Lisa Feldman Barrett, professor of psychology at Northeastern Universi

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Airbnb Has Devoured London. Here's the Data to Prove It

The city has four times more listings than it did four years ago, and many of them violate short-term rental limits.

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Airbus' Blended Wing Maveric Hits the Skies

Starting with the small-scale model 'Maveric', the planemaker says this new design could produce major efficiency gains.

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Astronomers Have Aired Concerns About Musk's Starlink in a Paper, And It's Intense

Imagine tens of thousands of satellites around Earth.

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Augmented Reality From the Driver's Seat, and More Car News This Week

Plus: Retailers aim to improve delivery performance, and Airbus displays a model of a new blended-wing plane.

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Automation 'to take over half of all jobs in 15 years'

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Bernie Sanders Is Already Winning Big With Latino Voters

Bernie Sanders wasn't physically at a Las Vegas town hall on Thursday hosted by a Latino civil-rights group, but the enthusiasm for his campaign was still apparent. While three of his rivals—former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota; and the businessman Tom Steyer—were there in person and got warm receptions, the largely Latino crowd broke out in chants

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Candy, cheese soar to space station to satisfy crew cravings

A cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the astronauts' cravings.

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China's president knew of coronavirus earlier than thought

Communist magazine account contradicts timeline that blames local officials for spread of virus

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Computer-generated genomes

Chemists have described how computational algorithms paired with chemical DNA synthesis enable digital manufacturing of biological systems up to the size of entire microbial genomes. They have made insights related to the design, building and testing of a computer-generated bacterial genome and can discuss how algorithms simplify the synthesis of genomes to advance understanding of living systems.

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Confront your fears … and four other ways to stop procrastinating

Address your perfectionism, make a small starting step and break the cycle that is holding you back Clare Evans , a productivity coach and author of Time Management For Dummies, says the main reasons for procrastinating are fear, perfectionism and not knowing where to start, or feeling overwhelmed or unmotivated. If it is fear, whether unfounded or founded, Evans says to confront the worst-case s

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Controversial psychology tests are often still used in US courts

A third of psychological tests used in US court proceedings aren't generally accepted by experts in the field, a study has found

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Coway Bidetmega 400 Review: A Glorious Way to Clean Your Derrière

Everything is going to hell. You may as well enjoy a sparkling undercarriage.

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Crime did not surge when California became a 'sanctuary state'

First study of its kind refutes fears of immigration critics

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Dna-tester riskeras att läsas av obehöriga

Det är vanligt att lämna prover när man besöker sjukvården och allt fler beställer hem dna-tester för att hitta släktingar eller få svar på frågor relaterade till hälsan. Vad många kanske inte vet är att det finns sätt för både försäkringsbolag och arbetsgivare att få tag på känslig information ur dna-testerna.

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Evidence That Conservative Students Really Do Self-Censor

I've argued before that campus speech is threatened from a dozen directions, citing scores of incidents that undermine the culture of free expression and dialogue needed to seek truth and learn. The academic Jeffrey Adam Sachs has staked out a contrasting position at the Niskanen Center. A small number of anecdotes "have been permitted to set the terms of public debate," he once wrote. He has als

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Examining how often care, ICU admissions were consistent with treatment-limiting orders near end of life

Patients with chronic life-limiting illnesses often have medical orders with treatment limitations in place regarding medical interventions and intensive care unit admissions near the end of their lives. This observational study included about 1,800 patients with such orders who were hospitalized within six months of their death to examine how often care was consistent with those orders.

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Explosionsartad ökning av dna-tester

Medicinska gentester håller på att bli en storindustri. Fler och fler vill veta om de riskerar att drabbas av olika sjukdomar i framtiden. Och nu planerar företagen som säljer dna-analyser till privatkunder att också börja ge råd om mediciner som är lämpliga för att förebygga till exempel hjärtsjukdom.

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Facial expressions don't tell the whole story of emotion

Facial expressions might not be reliable indicators of emotion, research indicates. In fact, it might be more accurate to say we should never trust a person's face, new research suggests.

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Fail productively… how to turn yourself into a super-learner

Whether you're taking up the oboe or finessing your Finnish, scientific research offers tips to aid learning If your aim for 2020 was to learn a new skill, you may be at the point of giving up. Whether you are mastering a new language or a musical instrument, or taking a career-changing course, initial enthusiasm can only take you so far, and any further progress can be disappointingly slow. From

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Flight of fancy? Aviation industry tries to go green

From an emissions-reducing model jet that looks like something from a sci-fi movie to electric aircraft and sustainable fuel, the aviation industry is ramping up efforts to go green as consumer pressure grows.

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Flyvende metaldetektor skal opdage fortidsminder

PLUS. Et nyt forskningsprojekt med DTU Space i spidsen skal udruste droner med avanceret måleudstyr, som kan tegne et billede af de fortidsspor, der gemmer sig under jorden.

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Gaseous emissions from your skin and lungs expose intimate secrets.

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Getting to grips with fragile topology

New research explains the strange electron flow in future materials.

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How planetary building blocks were constructed

The object now known as Arrokoth reveals exciting new information.

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How Private Equity Ruined a Beloved Grocery Chain

The news of Fairway Market's second foray into bankruptcy, this time with the threat that stores could be liquidated to pay off the unsustainable debt hanging over the grocery chain, dismayed its legions of loyal Manhattan customers. Fairway's New York City stores draw an eclectic crowd of shoppers: local residents, professors and students at schools from the City University of New York to Columb

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How to Enable Dark Mode on All Your Apps and Devices

Give yourself to the dark side. Or at least, your phones.

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How to Make the Study of Consciousness Scientifically Tractable

We need to re-examine the idea of "objectivity" in research — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Human composting could be the future of deathcare

Washington becomes first US state to legalise practice as interest in green burials surges in UK It is viewed as a fitting end for a banana skin or a handful of spent coffee grounds. But now people are being urged to consider human composting and other environmentally friendly "deathcare" options. Speaking before a talk at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in Seat

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In court, far-reaching psychology tests are unquestioned

Psychological tests are important instruments used in courts to aid legal decisions that profoundly affect people's lives. They can help determine anything from parental fitness for child custody, to the sanity or insanity of a person at the time of a crime, to eligibility for capital punishment.

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Invasive bug found feeding on avocado plants in Hawaii

An invasive bug was discovered feeding on avocado leaves across the state of Hawaii and was most recently found on Maui plants in retail outlets, entomologists said.

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Is There Gravity in Space?

Gravity is everywhere, even in space.

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Law vs. justice: What is our duty in society?

Can you divorce the rule of law from the virtue of justice? Immanuel Kant said the perfect constitution would work even among a nation of devils, provided they were intelligent devils. Professor James Stoner thinks the opposite is true. The right punishments don't lead people to behave well, we are also guided to make morally good decisions by our conscience—by our internal sense of justice. The

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Man dies as Storm Dennis hits UK

A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.

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Mind power

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More sexual partners, more cancer risk

Study also finds women more likely to suffer long-standing illness.

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Our digital afterlife

It's a problem unique to the 21st century: What happens to your digital self after you die? Social media pages and accounts often turn into memorials when someone dies, giving people a chance to still feel connected to those they've lost. But after we're gone, who owns the information on our pages? Who can access them? Faheem Hussain, a clinical assistant professor at Arizona State University (ASU

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Over 500 Chrome Extensions Secretly Uploaded Private Data

A researcher discovered that hundreds of extensions in the Web Store were part of a long-running malvertising and ad-fraud scheme.

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Pebbles, Oceans and Wasp Clocks

There are many ways to gauge planetary change — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Psychedelic Fiber Offers a New Twist on the Science of Knots

A stretchy plastic that changes colors as it deforms lets mathematicians and physicists model the stress points of knots, and test which is the strongest.

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Quantum SETI

Vast datasets and machine learning could link SETI to quantum computing — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Recently discovered mineral named for LSU professor

A Louisiana State University geology professor now has a scientific namesake—a newly discovered variety of tourmaline. Barbara Dutrow says she's surprised and thrilled by the honor.

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Researchers create new tools to monitor water quality, measure water insecurity

A wife-husband team will present both high-tech and low-tech solutions for improving water security at this year's American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Seattle on Sunday, Feb. 16. Northwestern University's Sera Young and Julius Lucks come from different ends of the science spectrum but meet in the middle to provide critical new information to approach this g

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Rå, kogte eller dampede? Sådan får du mest ud af dine grøntsager

Vi undersøger, hvordan du får flest næringsstoffer ud af frugter og grøntsager.

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Science history: William Aspdin's concrete success

It was the highlight of an otherwise shady life.

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Science is ever evolving, just like the human race | Kenan Malik

Scientific knowledge, whether about a human species or the planets, is powerful because it is provisional and cumulative For the past decade, scientists have thought that DNA sequences from Neanderthals were found only in non-African populations. Neanderthals, a human species that died out around 40,000 years ago, lived mainly in Europe and parts of Asia. As Homo sapiens migrated from Africa into

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Scientists look to bees to develop drone technology

UK team hope research will help logistics companies use flying robots for delivery

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Sex robots may cause psychological damage

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Shakeups at the Justice Department Top This Week's Internet News Roundup

Roger Stone, Hookers for Jesus—William Barr had a lot to deal with last week.

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Snart kan Bluetooth streame lyd på mange enheder samtidigt

PLUS. Næste generation af Bluetooth åbner for helt nye muligheder, blandt andet for høreapparatbrugere. Hos dansk GN Hearing er man i gang med at udvikle nye løsninger til LE Audio

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Spørg Fagfolket: Påvirkes lufttemperaturen af en vindmølles rotor?

En læser vil gerne vide, om luften omkring en vindmølle ændrer sig, når der er gang i rotoren. Det svarer vindmølleekspert Henrik Stiesdal på.

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Starwatch: close encounter between Mars and the moon

The waning crescent moon can be seen low in the pre-dawn sky passing the red planet and, from North America, blocking Mars from view Early morning skywatchers should look south-east tomorrow to see the waning crescent moon pass close to Mars . The red planet is by no means at its brightest but will still be visible as a moderately bright object in the morning sky for the next few months. And it w

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Tearing down the house: new approaches to real estate

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Tech Waste Is a Danger to Us All

Industry and governments are ignoring the problem—as well as some simple solutions — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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The Art of Second Chances

Illustration: Paul Spella; Sal Alas / Westend61 / Getty Writing in The New York Times in June 2003, less than two years after the events of September 11 shattered the complacency with which many Americans conducted their lives, the British critic Michael Pye lamented an unlikely casualty of the new era: the ability to occupy ourselves with a superficial novel while sitting in an airport lounge or

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The Commons

The Things We Can't Face Caitlin Flanagan reflected in the December issue on what we don't talk about when we talk about abortion. I read Caitlin Flanagan's essay last night; then I read it again. I have never seen my inner tumult laid out in such eloquent prose before. The badge-wearers, sign-thrusters, and yell-louders on both sides of this fight lost me long ago, though I tip my hat to their s

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The future of work in 2050?

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The Moon Is A Door To Forever – exurb1a

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The Space Review: Alternative financing for lunar mining exploration

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The Story The Pharmacist Can't Tell

It's easy to see, from the opening minutes of the new four-part Netflix show The Pharmacist , why its directors took one meeting with Dan Schneider and decided to structure a true-crime series around him. Schneider is an affable eccentric in a button-down shirt, an avenger who likens himself to Clark Griswold . He's the stuff documentary dreams are made of. ("Don't be an actor; you're a real guy,

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The verdict is in: Courtrooms seldom overrule bad science

A new, multiyear study published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI), a journal of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), finds that only 40% of the psychological assessment tools used in courts have been favorably rated by experts. Even so, lawyers rarely challenge their conclusions, and when they do, only one third of those challenges are successful.

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This USB-C Charger's Chip Is More Powerful Than the Apollo 11 Flight Computer

Comparing today's computers to their famous ancestors is a popular pastime. As we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon landing last year, the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) became a particularly juicy target. The analysis, of course, showed just how much more powerful the chips used in common smartphones are than the computers that got us to the moon. Not too shocking, but amazing nonethel

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UN: Antarctic high temp records will take months to verify

Record high temperatures reportedly measured in Antarctica will take months to verify, the U.N. weather agency said Sunday.

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Vermont: Images of the Green Mountain State

Today's photo story is the sixth in a year-long Sunday series, focusing on each of the 50 states in the United States of America. Vermont is one of America's smallest states by area, and is home to fewer than 625,000 residents. It is known for its picturesque mountains and valleys, ski slopes, spectacular fall colors, and its famous maple syrup. Gathered here are a few glimpses into the varied la

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Why UK universities are courting overseas investors

There are plenty of discoveries to bring to market but domestic funding has been squeezed

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Why We Love to Be Grossed Out – Facts So Romantic

Disgust may not be a straightforward extension of the immune system's aversion to harmful substances, but rather "a psychological nebula, lacking definite boundaries, discrete internal structure, or a single center of gravity," says psychologist Nina Strohminger. Photograph by Star Stock / Flickr Nina Strohminger, perhaps not unlike many fans of raunchy comedies and horror flicks, is drawn to dis

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Why We Must Move To Sustainable Energy | Tesla Solar

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You Could Earn $125k for Donating Your Face to a Humanoid Robot

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Your DNA is a valuable asset, so why give it to ancestry websites for free? | Laura Spinney

DNA testing companies are starting to profit from selling our data on to big pharma. Perhaps they should be paying us The announcement by 23andMe, a company that sells home DNA testing kits, that it has sold the rights to a promising new anti-inflammatory drug to a Spanish pharmaceutical company is cause for celebration. The collected health data of 23andMe's millions of customers have potentially

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