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Researchers Need to Recognize What They Don't Know

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Researchers in the fields of social science and medicine are debating how to fix an increasingly recognized problem: A lot of their findings are either ...

Wednesday, Oct 18

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How Scientists Watched the Stars Collide

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For the first time in history, astronomers heard a cosmic whisper and inferred a mega-bang. Here's why it all makes sense. by. Faye Flam. @fayeflam More stories by Faye Flam. October 18, 2017, 11:10 AM PDT. First, get your lasers in order.…

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DeepMind's Superpowerful AI Sets Its Sights on Drug ...

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DeepMind, the London-based artificial intelligence company owned by Alphabet Inc., is planning to let its software learn how to fold proteins, an important ...

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North Korea Says It Plans to Launch Many More Satellites ...

United Nations (AP) -- North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador said Tuesday the country plans to launch many more satellites and accused the United States of ...

Foxconn and IDG Seeking $1.5 Billion for Car Tech Fund ...

Foxconn Technology Group and venture firm IDG Capital are seeking to raise a 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) fund to seed startups in automotive ...

Tuesday, Oct 17

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Hundreds Shot Dead Every Year Because States Don't Have Waiting Periods

Most send you home right away with a brand new gun, and people are getting murdered because of it, a new study shows. By. Polly Mosendz. @polly More stories by Polly Mosendz. October 17, 2017, 1:00 AM PDT. Waiting periods save lives. A…

Monday, Oct 16

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Ophelia Stains London's Sky Red and Batters Ireland ...

Ophelia brought gale-force winds to southern Ireland early Monday, with hurricane-force winds due this afternoon. Schools are closed, and coastal areas are ...

Thursday, Oct 12

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Michel Barnier: Brexit ‘Deadlock’ After Talks With David ...

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Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. The European Union said talks hit a wall over what the U.K ...

Tuesday, Oct 10

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The Smartest Americans Are Heading West - Bloomberg

Three cities in Colorado — a state whose fortunes have been tied to the boom and bust of oil, gas and other commodities — are among the top 10 leading ...

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Italy's Oil Giant Taps Mediterranean Diet to Turn Fats Into Fuel

Expansion plan dependent on homes turning in their cooking oil Each week, Friggi Oil Service pays a visit to Ai Due Otri, a traditional Sardinian restaurant in central Rome, to pick up what’s left in the frying pan. Leftover oil from this…

Monday, Oct 9

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The Nobel Committee Recognizes the Obvious

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The Swedish committee that awards the Nobel Prize 1 in economics is famously slow and conservative: It has honored behavioral economist Richard Thaler because decades of experience have proven the value of his contribution. If only the…

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Thaler's Practical Contribution to Economics

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He applied insights from psychology and neuroscience to a discipline that overly simplified human behaviors. by. Mohamed A. El-Erian. @elerianm More stories by Mohamed A. El-Erian. October 9, 2017, 7:31 AM PDT. Joining the pantheon.…

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Thaler, Famed for 'Nudge' Theory, Wins Nobel Economics Prize

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University of Chicago's Richard H. Thaler, one of the founders of behavioral economics and finance, was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can…

Saturday, Oct 7

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London Police Say Several Injured in Collision Near Museums

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London’s Metropolitan Police say they are investigating an incident in South Kensington, near several museums, in which a car collided with pedestrians ...

Friday, Oct 6

There's a Climate Bomb Under Your Feet

Soil locks away carbon just as the oceans do. But that lock is getting picked as the atmosphere warms and development accelerates. By. Eric Roston. @eroston More stories by Eric Roston. October 6, 2017, 7:08 AM PDT. From. Long before most…

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Supersonic Airlines Are Coming Back While Musk Dreams of ...

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For years, Elon Musk has used the analogy of destroying a commercial jet after just one flight to explain his view that rockets must be reusable if humans ...

Thursday, Oct 5

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What Humans Can Learn From Sleep-Deprived Fruit Flies

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At Nobel Prize time, journalists tend to celebrate the ingenuity of scientists. This year, let's show some appreciation for the ingenuity of evolution and the human body instead. The 2017 Nobel for medicine went to three researchers who…

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How Energy-Rich Australia Ended Up With World's Priciest Power

A bungled transition from coal to clean energy has left resource-rich Australia with an unwanted crown: the highest power prices in the world. New Yorkers pay half as much as Sydneysiders to keep the lights on, despite Australia boasting…

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Catalan Separatists Tap Brakes as Banks Consider Departure

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Separatist leaders in Catalonia are seeking to avoid an immediate declaration of independence from Spain as officials in Madrid and business leaders in Barcelona ratchet up pressure on the nationalist camp. With the movement's leaders…

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Demise of Energy East Pipeline Draws Cheers in Quebec

Politicians and environmental campaigners in Quebec are shedding few tears over TransCanada Corp.'s decision to pull the plug on its Energy East pipeline project. “Very proud” of the outcome, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, who is running…

Tuesday, Oct 3

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URGENT: The Latest: Nobel Winner Says Prize 'A Win for Human Race'

Kip Thorne, one of three scientists sharing this year's Nobel Physics Prize for their discovery in gravitational waves, says the award is "a win for the human race as a whole." "These gravitational waves will be powerful ways for the human…

Monday, Oct 2

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Democrats' Pick in 2020 Won't Be Found on IMDb - Bloomberg

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The folks over at FiveThirtyEight held a mock draft of the Democratic presidential primary last week, and among the 30 "candidates" selected were Michelle ...

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Cryptocurrency Flash Crash Draws Scrutiny From Watchdog

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A popular digital-coin exchange is drawing scrutiny from U.S. regulators over a June flash crash that erased most of the value in the second-largest cryptocurrency before traders had time to blink their eyes. The Commodity Futures Trading…

Saturday, Sep 30

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How Crazy Is Elon Musk's Hypersonic Space Rocket Airline?

For whatever reason, some of the world’s smartest and most eccentric people tend to be drawn toward airlines. Elon Musk is the latest, but with a twist—rockets. Tacked onto a detailed explanation Friday of how SpaceX intends to land cargo…

Friday, Sep 29

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Extreme Early Detection Intrigues Cancer Researchers

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There’s only so far you can go toward preventing cancer with a healthy lifestyle. Bone tumors in fossils show that people have been getting cancer since prehistoric times-- before smoking, before modern diets, even before the dawn of our…

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Elon Musk Wants Mars. We All Should.

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That's the first line of Philip K. Dick's classic novella, “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale,” the inspiration for the “Total Recall” films. I first came across the story in a sci-fi anthology back in high school, and I can remember…

Thursday, Sep 28

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Our Hankering for Meat Is a Boon for Global Antibiotic Producers

Growing global demand for animal protein is good news for the pharmaceutical industry, but a worry for public health. Food animals will consume 200,235 tons of antimicrobial medicines by 2030, 53 percent more than they were getting in 2013…

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China to Start New Energy Vehicle Production Quota From 2019

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China issued a new regulation that mandates most automakers to sell a minimum number of new-energy-vehicles every year from 2019, a key step in the government's efforts to phase out fossil-fuel powered vehicles from the world's biggest…

Wednesday, Sep 27

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Hurricane Maria May Be a Preview of Climate-Fueled Migration in America

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Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico may offer a preview for Americans of one of the most jarring potential consequences of global warming: the movement of large numbers of people pushed out of their homes by the effects of climate…

Tuesday, Sep 26

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The Oil Ghost Towns of Texas - Bloomberg

If Texas’s Permian Basin is Exhibit A for the U.S. oil boom that refuses to die, then the Eagle Ford, a smaller shale patch some 400 miles to the east ...