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'Self-healing' polymer brings perovskite solar tech closer to market

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A protective layer of epoxy resin helps prevent the leakage of pollutants from perovskite solar cells , report scientists. Adding a 'self-healing' polymer to the top of a PSC...
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The new Pokémon games on the Nintendo Switch won't include every Pokémon, a first for the series

The new Pokémon games on the Nintendo Switch won't include every Pokémon, a first for the series

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

"Pokémon Sword and Shield," the next generation of Pokémon games coming to the Nintendo Switch, won't have every Pokémon in the franchise so far. This is a first for the main...
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New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will: expand the state's rape statute...
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Proposed Energy Efficiency Rules Could Slow Emissions Reductions

7 hours ago   |   Scientific American

More efficient appliances and stricter building codes have driven significant declines in U.S. emissions to date
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Introduced a new paradigm of cell transplantation with scaffold microrobots

9 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. Expects to improve the efficiency of treating degenerative...
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Shaking hands is so 2008. This presidential primary has been 'nationalized'

15 hours ago   |   NBC News

A changing media environment and new primary rules have made the Democratic primary contest so much bigger than the traditional early states.
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Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties.
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Boeing employee sues for ‘racially hostile' work environment after co-workers urinated on desk and left noose on desk

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

A black employee who works for Boeing is suing the company for a “racially hostile” work environment and alleged retaliation after he reported co-workers urinated on his...
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How Millipedes Avoid Interspecies Sexual Slips

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Millipedes, often blind, have come up with clever physical signals to ward off sexual advances from members of wrong species.
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'This legacy of learning continues for both of us, and I'm better for it': A 20-year journalist describes how his father got him ready for the world

'This legacy of learning continues for both of us, and I'm better for it': A 20-year journalist describes how his father got him ready for the world

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Justin Maiman has been a journalist for 20 years. He writes the weekly Ginger newsletter and is the president and managing director of Cochrane Media. In this opinion piece, he...
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2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

TORONTO - Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...