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How Bomb Investigators Piece Together the Clues After an Explosion

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 19:25

"You can’t hide it all”

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Report: Coal's tipping point near, but climate goals are not

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:59

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Declines in coal power plant construction in China, India and the U.S. are projected to push the heavily-polluting fuel over the edge— but not fast enough to meet international climate change goals, environmental groups said Wednesday.

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Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the data double standard

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:41

Why was the Obama campaign's use of Facebook data with voters considered genius while the Trump campaign's methods are 'scandalous'? #Tucker

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Court as class: Judge gets climate change lesson in oil suit

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 17:15

There were no test tubes or Bunsen burners, but a courtroom turned into a science classroom Wednesday for a U.S. judge considering lawsuits that accuse big oil companies of lying about the role of fossil ...

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New technology uses face recognition to find explicit photos

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 17:09

A U.S. tech company launches the world first server to use facial recognition technology to pinpoint sexually explicit photos and videos posted online without their ex-partner’s consent

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Couple in so-called 'Gone Girl' case on the comparison of their ordeal to the film

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:48

Denise Huskins was abducted, bound and held captive in a 2015 case that shocked the nation.

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US-Russian crew blasts off for International Space Station

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:11

Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut head to the International Space Station

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Wearable brain scanner is gamechanger for neural care

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:02

British scientists on Wednesday unveiled a next-generation wearable brain scanner that can be donned like a helmet and allows patients to move freely while being scanned, potentially revolutionising neural care for children and the elderly. Current magnetoencephalography (MEG) scanners use sensors to measure the brain's magnetic field that need to be kept extremely cold -- minus 269 Celsius, or close to absolute zero -- requiring bulky cooling technology.

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Sacramento Police Shot Unarmed Black Man in His Yard 20 Times

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 14:17

Relatives have identified the man as Stephan Alonzo Clark, 22, who preferred to go by Stephon, according to The Sacramento Bee.

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Zuckerberg: Facebook has responsibility to protect user data

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 14:06

Facebook's founder and CEO breaks silence on Cambridge Analytica 'situation,' says the social network is taking steps to address the issue and ensure it doesn't happen again.

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Plant Fats Are Healthier Than Animal Fats, Study Says

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 14:00

They may lower your risk of heart disease

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If you want to find Nemo, you may need SoFi, the robotic fish

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 13:58

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When exploring marine environments, underwater robots tend to be a bull trout in a china shop, disturbing marine life with their bulk and disruptive propulsion. Enter SoFi, the soft, agile robotic fish with a delicate demeanor. Scientists said on Wednesday they have created a remote-controlled robot that swims quietly through coral reefs and schools of fish and uses a fisheye lens -- of course -- to capture high-resolution photos and video with a camera built into its nose.

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Relativity strikes deal with NASA to use rocket engine test complex in Mississippi

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:49

Relativity, a rocket startup with roots at Blue Origin and SpaceX, says it has been awarded an exclusive 20-year lease to use a 25-acre engine test complex at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The arrangement furthers Relativity’s plans to develop its 3-D-printed Aeon 1 rocket engine as the heart of its low-cost Terran rocket, with an eye toward starting commercial launches in 2021. Relativity got its organizational start in Seattle two years ago, thanks in part to CEO Tim Ellis’ background as a propulsion engineer for billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture in Kent, Wash. Relativity’s chief technology… Read More

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Here’s When China’s Space Station Will Fall Back to Earth

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:31

It's unlikely to pose a danger to humans.

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Meet the 7 Lawyers Advising Trump on Robert Mueller and Stormy Daniels

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 09:44

As the investigation into Russian meddling and other legal issues move ahead, President Donald Trump is shaking up his legal team.

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How technology caught the Austin serial bomber

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 09:28

Surveillance footage, Google search history, and cell triangulation: A look at the technology law enforcement used to catch the suspected Austin serial bomber

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Turing Prize Winners Paved the Way to Smartphone Chips

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 09:00

Stanford's John Hennessy, now chair of Google parent Alphabet, and Berkeley's David Patterson developed the Reduced Instruction Set Computer in the 1980s.

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Cities Need More Workers

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 08:46

These are today's best ideas

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16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Michigan Was Strangled, Officials Say

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 08:25

Her partially clothed body was found Jan. 28

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