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Insider Inc. is looking for freelance science writers

Insider Inc. is looking for freelance science writers

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The science section of INSIDER and Business Insider is looking for reporters interested in contributing stories on a freelance basis. We're working to build a network of...
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$930 billion Nuveen's head of private markets is retiring amid ‘challenges' to the asset management business

$930 billion Nuveen's head of private markets is retiring amid ‘challenges' to the asset management business

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Nuveen's Heather Davis is leaving the asset manager after 24 years, while four equity portfolio managers are out. Davis was the head of private markets for $930 billion Nuveen...
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Melinda Gates almost quit Microsoft in the 1980s because of the combative, male-dominated culture - and even today, bosses reward people who look and act just like they do

Melinda Gates almost quit Microsoft in the 1980s because of the combative, male-dominated culture - and even today, bosses reward people who look and act just like they do

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Many bosses exhibit unconscious bias in their hiring and promotion strategies. Specifically, they show favor to people who look and act just like them. Often the result is that...
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How the Green New Deal Is Forcing Politicians to Finally Address Climate Change

5 hours ago   |   Time

When a group of more than 20 protesters showed up in the halls of the U.S. Senate on a recent February day, they would have been forgiven for expecting a chilly reception. For...
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The Sometimes Catastrophic, but Mostly Just Embarrassing Consequences of Screen Sharing at Work

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

If you've presented in a meeting, you know the potentially calamitous effects of projecting your laptop screen - your naked, interior world, that is - before unsuspecting...
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The Fight to Tame a Swelling River With Dams Outmatched by Climate Change

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Along the Missouri, John Remus controls a network of dams that dictates the fate of millions. ‘It was not designed to handle this.'
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'Chronoprints' identify samples by how they change over space and time

13 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Modern analytical tools like mass spectrometers can identify many unknown substances, allowing scientists to easily tell whether foods or medicines have been altered. However...
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Aides struggle to see strategy in Trump's Conway, McCain fights

Aides struggle to see strategy in Trump's Conway, McCain fights

15 hours ago   |   Politico

He is a “whack job,” a “husband from hell,” and a “stone cold LOSER.” Those were just some of the insults President Donald Trump hurled on Wednesday at a once little-known...
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Students walk out to protest North Andover High School policy on sexual assault

16 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Hundreds of students walked out of North Andover High Wednesday and are circulating a petition in protest of the school's sexual assault policy that urges both the alleged...
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Picassos, DJs and a football stadium: Inside the new Miami Open

18 hours ago   |   ESPN

What happens when a tennis tournament is held at - and inside - a football stadium? An environment unlike any other tennis event.
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

‘Look at her, could she ever hurt anyone?' Coach defends US skater accused...

‘Look at her, could she ever hurt anyone?' Coach defends US skater accused of slashing rival

Renowned figure skating coach Rafael Arutyunyan has denied allegations that one of his charges, Mariah Bell, deliberately slashed South Korean rival Lim Eun-soo during an... Read more ...

Trump's hyped free speech order will ask colleges to do what they already...

Trump's hyped free speech order will ask colleges to do what they already have to

President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon is set to sign his much-hyped executive order on campus free speech - which he has vowed will require colleges to "support free... Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Boeing charged extra for safety features that may have prevented crashes

Boeing charged extra for safety features that may have prevented crashes

The crashed Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air jetliners lacked two safety features that could have helped avert the disasters because Boeing charged extra to have them installed... Read more ...

George W. Bush Posts Photo of a First

George W. Bush Posts Photo of a First

Since leaving the White House, George W. Bush has become a painter and a pal of a former first lady. On Wednesday, he posted a photo about a new accomplishment: notching his... Read more ...

Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

Biogen and the Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai said Thursday they would discontinue late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials. Shares of Biogen crashed more than 25% in... Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Facebook used experimental audio tech to shut down videos that AI missed...

Facebook used experimental audio tech to shut down videos that AI missed after the New Zealand mosque massacres

Facebook has said it deployed experimental audio tech to support its AI in detecting and blocking copies of the New Zealand mosque shootings video. In a blog published on... Read more ...

March Madness live bracket: Full schedule, scores, how to watch 2019 NCAA...

March Madness live bracket: Full schedule, scores, how to watch 2019 NCAA Tournament games

Keep track of all the 2019 NCAA Tournament action with Sporting News' live bracket, including scores, updates and a full TV schedule for every game and every round throughout... Read more ...