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Midwest women join climate change group in Antarctica

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

"Chicago is the coldest place I've ever been," said Jing Hu, who came from southern China to do her postdoctoral work in materials science at Argonne National Laboratory...
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The electric kilo: Tears, joy as kilogram gets historic update

10 hours ago   |   ABC

In a historic vote, more than 50 nations unanimously approved an overhaul of the international measurement system that underpins global trade and other human endeavors, uniting...
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VR is leading us into the next generation of sports media

VR is leading us into the next generation of sports media

12 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

While the rest of the media landscape figures out exactly what the transformative power of VR means, sports are already showing us.
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How to Handle the Rising Tide of Hate in Schools

12 hours ago   |   Slate

The Kids is Slate's science-based parenting column, assessing the latest research around children's health, development, and well-being.
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Brainstorm Health: Suicide Rates, AstraZeneca Cancer Miss, Alphabet's Glucose Lens Fail

13 hours ago   |   Fortune

Happy Friday, readers! In the digital health realm, it can be hard to balance hope versus hype, promise versus practicality. High aspirations and good intentions inevitably...
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Instagram influencers are promoting blue light glasses that are supposed to minimize eye strain, but the science behind them is over hyped

Instagram influencers are promoting blue light glasses that are supposed to minimize eye strain, but the science behind them is over hyped

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Instagram influencers are promoting trendy blue light-blocking glasses that claim to minimize eye strain, but there is minimal evidence of their usefulness. According to The...
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Republicans and Democrats Make a Rare Show of Unity-Against Robocalls

Republicans and Democrats Make a Rare Show of Unity-Against Robocalls

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

Senators from both side of the aisle have united to fight a foe so insidious that it's a threat to both parties' sanity: Robocalls. South Dakota Senator John Thune and...
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What's next for smart homes: An 'Internet of Ears?'

14 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A pair of electrical engineering and computer science professors have been experimenting with a new suite of smart-home sensors. Their system would read not only the...
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Kilogram Redefined. The Metric System Overhaul Is Complete

14 hours ago   |   Wired

The platinum-iridium cylinder has been scrapped, and the kilogram will now be determined by the Planck constant.
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The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed. That's a Major Milestone in the Grand History of the Metric System

15 hours ago   |   Time

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology called this Friday a “ turning point for humanity,” even though the difference between this day and the day before...
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DeVos looking to add protections for students accused of assault

DeVos looking to add protections for students accused of assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct Read more ...

US intel finds Saudi crown prince ordered killing of Washington Post...

US intel finds Saudi crown prince ordered killing of Washington Post columnist, official says

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Read more ...

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Florida State University officials have committed $30,000 of their personal money to a man credited with confronting a shooter. Read more ...

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ending challenge to Republican Brian Kemp. Read more ...

Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors in OT

Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors in OT

It was the first time Irving has scored at least 40 points with 10 or more assists in a game. Read more ...

Colerain 42, Elder 0

Colerain 42, Elder 0

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Judge orders White House to reinstate Jim Acosta's press pass

Judge orders White House to reinstate Jim Acosta's press pass

A federal judge on Friday ruled that the White House had to return CNN's Jim Acosta's press credentials - at least temporarily - rebuking President Trump's decision to yank... Read more ...

Judge orders White House immediately restore CNN reporter's press pass

Judge orders White House immediately restore CNN reporter's press pass

The ruling was an initial victory for CNN in its lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several top White House aides. Read more ...

Coast Guard seizes about $500 million worth of cocaine

Coast Guard seizes about $500 million worth of cocaine

The United States Coast Guard seized cocaine with an estimated street value of around $500 million during a series of interdictions in international waters. Read more ...

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ending challenge to Republican Brian Kemp. Read more ...