The Sciences

Could Trump's Plan Of Merit-Based Immigration Work In The U.S.?

1 hour ago   |   NPR

NPR's Noel King talks to Mireille Paquet, professor of political science at Concordia University in Montreal, about how effective merit-based immigration has been on Canada's...
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Brought to you by NSF

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Every day you encounter something made possible by the National Science Foundation. More at reports/btyb/index.jsp?WT.mc id=USNSF 51 This is an NSF News item.
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VIDEO: Possible meteor lights up night sky in Australia

6 hours ago   |   ABC

A "fireball" in Australia, believed to be a meteor, lit up the sky in at least two states with sightings across South Australia and Victoria.
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Trilobites: ‘Battle of the Thermostat': Cold Rooms May Hurt Women's Productivity

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

In a new study, women scored better on tests they took in warmer rooms.
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Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in...
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Data science helps engineers discover new materials for solar cells and LEDs

12 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Engineers have developed a high-throughput computational method to design new materials for next generation solar cells and LEDs. Their approach generated 13 new material...
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An adults-only sleepover at Houston Museum of Natural Science will let you snooze amid exhibits

12 hours ago   |   ABC

You can actually spend a night at the museum this August.
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Can Trump Put NASA Astronauts on the Moon by 2024? It's Unlikely

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

While the Artemis program faces obstacles, the administration's plan could speed the status quo for America's space program.
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How to send a piece of yourself to Mars on NASA's 2020 Mars rover

15 hours ago   |   ABC

You might not be able to visit Mars, but you can still be represented when a NASA rover takes off for Mars in 2020.
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Insanity case begins for man accused of killing his five children in South Carolina

15 hours ago   |   National Post

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Lawyers defending a father charged with killing his five children turned Wednesday to brain science in an effort to spare their client from the death penalty.
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Man accused of burying his 97-year-old mother, taking her Social Security...

Man accused of burying his 97-year-old mother, taking her Social Security, VA benefits

Months after she was last seen in December, authorities were called April 5 to the home. Read more ...

Micro cameras found in women's bathroom, Veterans Affairs employee accused...

Micro cameras found in women's bathroom, Veterans Affairs employee accused of recording people, court docs say

Women reported finding micro cameras in stalls underneath toilets in a bathroom. Read more ...

Authorities: 5-month-old girl in Florida dies after being left in hot day...

Authorities: 5-month-old girl in Florida dies after being left in hot day care van for hours

The girl's mother reportedly found her daughter in the van after she called the facility and they said they didn't know she was there. Read more ...

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, accused of assault and battery, facing arraignment

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, accused of assault and battery, facing arraignment

The accuser, who filed a lawsuit against the celebrity chef last year, accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her inside the restaurant. Read more ...

Fugitive says he'll surrender if enough people ‘like' his wanted poster on...

Fugitive says he'll surrender if enough people ‘like' his wanted poster on Facebook

“I wanted to give them a little incentive for all the hard work they put in to catch me,” the 29-year-old said. Read more ...

Violent Tornadoes Cause Catastrophic Damage In Missouri, Killing At Least 3

Violent Tornadoes Cause Catastrophic Damage In Missouri, Killing At Least 3

Thousands were without power and multiple people were hurt as a series of storms spawned multiple tornadoes in Missouri late Wednesday and into Thursday. Read more ...

Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill? Not During The Trump Administration

Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill? Not During The Trump Administration

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ruled out any changes to the U.S. currency imagery before 2028. Read more ...

Michael Avenatti charged with stealing money from Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti charged with stealing money from Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, is charged with ripping... Read more ...

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party claims re-election victory

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party claims re-election victory

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count. Read more ...

No ceasefire in Libya for now, Haftar tells Macron

No ceasefire in Libya for now, Haftar tells Macron

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