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The Science of Innovation

40 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

Lessons from the physics of complexity can help organizations achieve breakthroughs
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Infamous serial killer 'Jack the Ripper' identified through DNA testing, study claims

40 minutes ago   |   ABC

The internet is abuzz with reports that Jack the Ripper's identity has been revealed through genetic testing, but is the science reliable?
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Racist Standardized Testing Is On Full Blast After Elite NYC Public Schools Admit Few Black Students

46 minutes ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

The number of Black students entering New York City's elite public schools hit a shocking low that renewed questions about the fairness of using standardized tests as the only...
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DNA and a Coincidence Lead to Arrest in 1999 Double Murder in Alabama

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

For 19 years, police were unable to identify the person who fatally shot two 17-year-olds. Then they turned to the technique used in the Golden State Killer case.
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Are We Measuring Research Success Wrong?

2 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Universities tout how much they spend, but it's no virtue if that spending is inefficient
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Psychic Mediums Are the New Wellness Coaches

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

A woo-woo profession is getting a boost from the wellness industrial complex. Seems... intuitive.
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March full moon, first day of spring coincide for last supermoon of 2019

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Spring is almost here, and so is the last supermoon of the year.
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US professor is first woman to be awarded math's top prize

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

HELSINKI - An American professor has become the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize, one of the world's most prestigious international mathematics awards. The Norwegian...
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Researchers Write about Brain-Machine Interfaces, How Eels Shock, and What Shark Bites Have to Do with Rebuilding Broken Bodies 

5 hours ago   |   Scientific American


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Which Sesame Street Character Would You Pick To Be Stuck On A Desert Island With?

Which Sesame Street Character Would You Pick To Be Stuck On A Desert Island With?

6 hours ago   |   CBS

NEW YORK - Another question is dividing the Internet Tuesday. This time, it's what Sesame Street character you'd pick to be stuck on a desert island with. The options are Oscar...
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Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

A federal program is giving people $1,000 to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro. Read more ...

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...

FBI got warrant for wrong hotel room during Cohen investigation

FBI got warrant for wrong hotel room during Cohen investigation

The FBI initially obtained a search warrant for the wrong Manhattan hotel room in connection with its investigation into Michael Cohen, according to a trove of papers unsealed... Read more ...

Prosecutors reportedly offer to drop Robert Kraft prostitution charges

Prosecutors reportedly offer to drop Robert Kraft prostitution charges

It may be another happy ending for Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Florida prosecutors are offering to drop their charges against him for allegedly paying for sex at a South... Read more ...

FBI Investigated Michael Cohen For Months Before Manhattan Raid

FBI Investigated Michael Cohen For Months Before Manhattan Raid

Newly revealed search warrant documents show that the probe into Donald Trump's former personal attorney began earlier than previously thought. Read more ...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and...

Facebook is creating a new advertising portal for housing, employment and credit advertisers and will remove 'hundreds' of targeting options

Facebook has faced backlash from civil rights groups like the National Fair Housing Alliance and American Civil Liberties Union that its platform allows advertisers to... Read more ...

Jade Raymond will head Google's own game studio, Stadia Games and Entertainment

Jade Raymond will head Google's own game studio, Stadia Games and Entertainment

Jade Raymond will head a Google game studio to make games for the Google Stadia cloud gaming platform. Read more ...

Google is making a new controller for its video game streaming service, and...

Google is making a new controller for its video game streaming service, and it's a little different than one for PlayStation or Xbox

Google on Tuesday introduced Stadia, its new video game streaming platform - and a new controller to go with it. This controller, expected to launch alongside the service later... Read more ...

Artist's giant Beto O'Rourke crop circle is visible from air

Artist's giant Beto O'Rourke crop circle is visible from air

A famed so-called “earth artist” who backs Beto O'Rourke used sand, gravel and rocks to create a portrait of the Democratic presidential candidate that can be seen by thousands... Read more ...

Facebook apologizes for blocking Trump's social media chief

Facebook apologizes for blocking Trump's social media chief

Facebook has apologized for temporarily blocking President Trump's social media guru, saying his postings were mistakenly reported as spam. Before the apology, Trump tweeted... Read more ...