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Thursday, Feb 22

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Climate Change: Not an Engineering Problem - Bloomberg

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Could the problem of global warming become so desperate that humans would be willing to take the vast risk of re-engineering our environment? It’s far ...

Wednesday, Feb 21

23

Crime in Japan Falls to Lowest Level in More Than 70 Years ...

Crime in Japan is dropping amid the longest economic expansion in almost three decades, making one of the safest nations even safer. The number of recorded ...

The Small-Rocket Revolution

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When SpaceX's 230-foot Falcon Heavy blasted off on Feb. 6, it became a global sensation. But a much quieter launch three days earlier may turn out to be more important. That's when a 31-foot rocket known as the SS-520-5 took off from Japan…

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Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

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America's regulations for off-planet activity were written in the 1980s. They're about to be remade with a capitalist bent. By. Justin Bachman. @justinbachman More stories by Justin Bachman. February 21, 2018, 11:11 AM PST Updated on…

Fed Minutes Show Confidence Improving on Growth, Price ...

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Federal Reserve officials grew more positive on the economic outlook, citing “substantial underlying economic momentum,” and were increasingly ...

Tuesday, Feb 20

18

Mueller Charges Ex-Skadden Lawyer With Lying in Russia ...

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An attorney who worked for a prominent law firm was charged with making false statements to federal authorities as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller ...

Thursday, Feb 15

07

European Doctors Are Giving Up on the U.K. - Bloomberg

Andrea Pevere had a great job offer: a permanent position as an anesthesiologist in the U.K., where she had previously worked and lived. But she worried ...

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NASA Is Bringing Back Cold War-Era Atomic Rockets to Get to Mars

In the race to land humans on Mars, NASA is blowing the cobwebs off a technology it shelved in the 1970s — nuclear-powered rockets. Last year, NASA partnered with BWXT Nuclear Energy Inc. for an $18.8 million contract to design a reactor…

Wednesday, Feb 14

20

Raytheon Ground System for Satellites Skewered by Research ...

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The Pentagon and Congress can have little confidence in any estimate Raytheon Co. or the Air Force may offer on the cost and timeline for a troubled ground ...

Elon Musk's Broadband-From-Space Plan Clears Crucial US Hurdle

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Elon Musk's SpaceX moved closer to another orbital frontier as regulators advanced its application to launch a low-orbit constellation of satellites and join a jostling field of operators trying to cash in on broadband service from space.…

Tuesday, Feb 13

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Even America’s Top Doctors Aren’t Getting the Parental Leave Doctors Recommend

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Doctors recommend new parents get 12 weeks off work, but even the top doctors teaching their future peers at America’s best medical schools are getting far short of their own profession’s guidelines. Policies for faculty at 12 top U.S.…

Monday, Feb 12

03

3 Dead, 4 Rescued After Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash ...

Phoenix (AP) -- Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital on ...

Thursday, Feb 8

21

New Drugs Are Coming to Fight Nasty Flu Seasons

Flu has been on a vicious march this winter, evading vaccines, overwhelming hospitals and prompting school closures from California to Hong Kong in its wake. But relief in the form of new drugs is on the way. Almost two decades after Roche…

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Making Knowledge Free Can Cost You Your Freedom - Bloomberg

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Seven years ago, a Kazakhstani graduate student named Alexandra Elbakyan started a website with a seemingly innocuous goal: Make most of the world’s ...

Wednesday, Feb 7

20

SpaceX Stuns the World

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"It seems surreal to me," said Elon Musk, proprietor of SpaceX, and for once he was understating things. On Tuesday, his company blasted a 230-foot rocket into orbit, returned its two side boosters to Earth for a flawlessly synchronized…

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How Elon Musk Beat Russia's Space Program

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The upstart billionaire's private passion enabled SpaceX to achieve things the Russian industry has given up. by. Leonid Bershidsky. @Bershidsky More stories by Leonid Bershidsky. 38. February 7, 2018, 5:19 AM PST. Rocket man's toy.…

Tuesday, Feb 6

22

SpaceX's Giant Falcon Heavy Rocket Takes Off for the First ...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its new Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time Tuesday, a major milestone in the company’s quest to grow its customer base ...

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National Weather Service: No East Coast Tsunami Warning ...

(AP) -- A routine National Weather Service test on Tuesday resulted in a false push notification to mobile phones about a tsunami warning, giving jolt to ...

Monday, Feb 5

23

Musk Sets a Low Bar for SpaceX Launch

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The maiden flight of Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s larger and more powerful Falcon Heavy rocket will be deemed a success if it doesn’t blow up on the launch pad, according to Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. “This is a test…

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Wells Fargo Must Be Better Before It Gets Bigger

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Also crypto-Bond-villains, Uber and regulation, health-care bankers, non-competes and more flamethrower financing. by. Matt Levine. @matt_levine More stories by Matt Levine. February 5, 2018, 9:58 AM EST. From. Oh Wells Fargo. Janet Yellen…

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Samsung's Jay Y. Lee Set Free in Unexpected Court Reversal

A South Korean appeals court let Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee walk free from prison after suspending his sentence for bribery, a stunning reversal that raises questions about the government’s ability to reform the…

Friday, Feb 2

12

Van Carrying Gas Tanks Plows Into Pedestrians in Shanghai

Shanghai (AP) -- A minivan hauling gas canisters whose driver ignited his vehicle while smoking plowed into pedestrians near a prominent park and burst ...

Thursday, Feb 1

18

Three Steps to Avert an Accidental Nuclear War - Bloomberg

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The world has crossed over to a new nuclear era, where a fateful error -- rather than intentional aggression -- is the most likely catalyst to nuclear ...

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Why We're Still So Unprepared for Flu and Other Crises ...

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It’s surprising how easy it is to brush off dire existential threats. We remain, for example, unprepared for the next pandemic flu, though experts warn ...

Was Chicken Libor Manipulated Too? - Bloomberg

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We have talked a few times before about what I like to call "Chicken Libor," the alleged manipulation of the Georgia Dock index of chicken prices. The ...

Monday, Jan 29

15

What the U.S. Economy Is Still Missing - Bloomberg

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The latest data on the U.S. economy underscore one of the greatest challenges facing the administration of President Donald Trump: getting businesses to ...

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This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World ...

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If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people ...

Thursday, Jan 25

17

Why Democrats Won't Get Their Way on Immigration

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They were not elected to run any branch of government. That's hard news to break to the liberal base. by. Megan McArdle. @asymmetricinfo More stories by Megan McArdle. 1033. January 25, 2018, 6:47 AM PST. Whose shutdown? Photographer: Alex…

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In Science, U.S. Won’t Be First for Long If Trump Gets His ...

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Follow our full coverage of Davos 2018 here. America’s century-old dominance in science and technology is slipping and top academics and executives worry ...

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Aramco Devising Thriftier Engines to Defuse Electric-Car ...

While Saudi Arabia tries to wean its economy off crude, the nation’s flagship company is devising new ways to make money from the fuel. Saudi Aramco, the ...