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Dust Identity Raises $10 Million to Secure the Global Supply Chain-Using Diamonds

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

Startup Dust Identity has raised $10 million in a series A funding round, led by Kleiner Perkins and including strategic investments from the VC arms of both Lockheed-Martin...
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MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge'

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge'

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey's was particularly funny...
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Marathon bombing memorial artist aimed to create ‘a place that is sacred'

6 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Along bustling Boylston Street and under a sweltering sun, artist Pablo Eduardo was hard at work with his crew erecting towering bronze spires, the first installation of the...
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Harvard Won't Return Jeffrey Epstein's $6.5 Million Gift; MIT, U of AZ Won't Comment on Donations

6 days ago   |   Newsweek

The billionaire accused of sex trafficking gave millions to Harvard. The university "has no plans" to give it back.
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Dem candidates have health care priorities wrong

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

It's official. Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez confirms the party fully endorses free health care for illegal immigrants. That puts illegal immigrants ahead of veterans...
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MIT president warns 'toxic atmosphere' for people of Chinese descent will hurt US competitiveness

22 days ago   |   CNBC

MIT President L. Rafael Reif warned the MIT community of "serious long-term costs" as a result of immigration policies and rhetoric.
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'Nanoemulsion' gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin

23 days ago   |   Science Daily

MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to create nanoemulsions, very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another. They also developed a way to easily convert...
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Panthers hire a director of analytics from Eagles staff

27 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Panthers owner David Tepper promised he was going to do things differently. And he's hired for a position the Panthers have never employed. Via the team website, the Panthers...
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The Sameness of Cass Sunstein

The Sameness of Cass Sunstein

27 days ago   |   The New Republic

Say you want to write a book. Assume that you've written books before. Before beginning, you face a choice: Either you can research new material for the book, or you can write...
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Dissenting paper on Douma attack exposes ‘compromised reporting & analysis' by OPCW - MIT professor

Dissenting paper on Douma attack exposes ‘compromised reporting & analysis' by OPCW - MIT professor

28 days ago   |   RT

The OPCW failed to include evidence on the Douma “chemical attack” that contradicts the West's favored narrative in its final report, so the resulting document is inherently...
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‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

Italian cops and FBI agents bust 19 Mafia suspects in joint raids

Italian cops and FBI agents bust 19 Mafia suspects in joint raids

More than 200 Italian cops and FBI agents from the bureau's New York City office on Wednesday launched a coordinated crackdown on a Sicilian Mafia clan with ties to the Gambino... Read more ...

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

An Illinois woman is hoping to solve a 26-year-old mystery after a postcard from Hong Kong arrived in her mailbox last week. Read more ...

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Australia

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Australia

An Australian fisherman and his son are looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written. Read more ...

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,650 people, according to the World Health Organization. About 12 new cases are reported daily. Read more ...

'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by...

'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by father's golf ball

Family members described the girl as her dad's "golfing buddy." Read more ...

Florida city hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

Florida city hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

The loop of "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" is a temporary fix to keep homeless people off the patio. Read more ...

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund...

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked

Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim... Read more ...

The Apollo moon landing 50 years ago is still arguably NASA's greatest feat...

The Apollo moon landing 50 years ago is still arguably NASA's greatest feat. See how the US pulled it off

Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon 50 years ago, on July 20, 1969. Ten other NASA astronauts followed in their footsteps over the next three... Read more ...

Pelosi doesn't know what will happen with impeachment vote

Pelosi doesn't know what will happen with impeachment vote

​Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she doesn't know what will happen on the House floor when one rogue Democrat seeks to force to a vote on impeachment against President Trump as early... Read more ...