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Abortion impasse may shut down effort to reduce premiums
ABC NEWS Abortion politics could doom effort to stabilize health insurance premiums 13 hours
Abortion impasse could shut down effort to reduce premiums
ABC NEWS Abortion politics could doom effort to stabilize health insurance premiums 16 hours
Warming climate to displace millions in coming decades: World Bank
PHYS.ORG The wave of refugees fleeing crop failures, droughts and rising sea levels will grow drastically over the next three decades if world governments do not intervene, the World... 17 hours
New model reveals forgotten influencers and 'sleeping beauties' of science
PHYS.ORG For centuries, scientists and scholars have measured the influence of individuals and discoveries through citations, a crude statistic subject to biases, politics and other distortions. A new paper... 23 hours
Peacebuilding in conflict zones demands people-centric approach
PHYS.ORG The challenge of how to rebuild society following conflict is a difficult question that arises all too frequently, but recent studies have demonstrated that putting people at the centre of the process and enabling... 1 day
World needs 'greener' water policies as demand rises: UN
PHYS.ORG Governments should focus on "greener" policies to improve the supply and quality of water as climate change and a growing global population threaten the water security of billions, the United... 1 day
Australia warns on encrypted apps as Southeast Asia vows terror cooperation
PHYS.ORG Use of encrypted messaging apps to plan terrorist attacks is the greatest threat facing intelligence agencies in modern times, Australia warned Saturday as Southeast Asian leaders... 3 days
Politics is not the primary reason people are leaving churches, study suggests
PHYS.ORG Extreme political views might be driving some people away from churches, but the actual number of departing parishioners is not that large and those... 4 days
Hope from chaos: could political upheaval lead to a new green epoch?
PHYS.ORG The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the IPCC) published its first major report 28 years ago. This watershed document described the ominous implications of escalating emissions... 4 days
Artificial intelligence can transform industries, but California lawmakers are worried about privacy
PHYS.ORG The use of bots to meddle in political elections. Algorithms that learn who people are and keep them coming back to social media platforms.... 4 days
Sherlock Drones—automated investigators tackle toxic crime scenes
PHYS.ORG Crimes that involve chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) materials pose a deadly threat not just to the target of the attack but to innocent bystanders and police investigators. Often, these crimes may involve... 5 days
Eastern Mediterranean summer will be two months longer by end of 21st century
PHYS.ORG The eastern Mediterranean—an area that covers Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and southern Turkey—is experiencing monumental climate changes poised to significantly affect... 6 days
Stephen Hawking's death lights up the Twitterverse
PHYS.ORG Stephen Hawking's death on Wednesday left the universe a slightly dimmer place but lit up social media as academics, politicians and celebrities alike praised a scientist whose appeal crossed time, space and cultural boundaries. 6 days
Strange, elongated skulls reveal medieval Bulgarian brides were traded for politics
Science Magazine Deformed skulls were found only in female skeletons around 500 C.E. 1 week
Social stress leads to changes in gut bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY Exposure to psychological stress in the form of social conflict alters gut bacteria in Syrian hamsters, according to a new study. 2 weeks
To stop fake news, researchers call for internet platforms to choose quality over quantity
PHYS.ORG "Fake news" has made headlines and dominated social media chatter since the 2016 presidential election. It appears to be everywhere,... 2 weeks
Watchdog: Western tech used for hacking in Turkey, Syria
PHYS.ORG A Canadian company's hardware is being used to hack internet users along Turkey's border with Syria, researchers said Friday, adding that there were signs that Kurdish forces aligned with the... 2 weeks
Regional levels of fear associated with Trump and Brexit votes, psychology study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Regions where voters have more neurotic personality traits were more likely to vote for Donald Trump in the United States or for... 2 weeks
There’s a fairer way to allot seats in the European Parliament, mathematicians say—but politicians don’t like it
Science Magazine The Parliament has rejected a mathematical rule named the Cambridge Compromise in favor of... 2 weeks
Neuroticism could be 'sleeper effect' in Trump and Brexit campaigns
PHYS.ORG Regions where voters have more neurotic personality traits were more likely to vote for Donald Trump in the United States or for the Brexit campaign in the United... 2 weeks
Sick Venezuelans flee to Colombia in mounting refugee crisis
ABC NEWS As Venezuela's economic crisis worsens, rising numbers of people are fleeing in a burgeoning refugee crisis that is drawing alarm across Latin America 2 weeks
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HISTORY History Reads is a weekly series featuring work from Team History, a group of experts and... 2 weeks
Britain hopes to keep stars aligned with EU's space projects
PHYS.ORG Dressed in a white protective suit, British astronaut Tim Peake listened attentively as technicians explained details of their new satellite—a European project in Brexit Britain. 2 weeks
Facebook, Twitter urged to do more to police hate on sites
PHYS.ORG Tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google are taking steps to police terrorists and hate groups on their sites but more work needs to be done, the... 2 weeks
Reality television played a key role in taking Trump from apprentice to president
PHYS.ORG There are many factors that account for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential election victory, but Americans would be doing a disservice to their... 2 weeks
USGS nominee vows to insulate science from political pressure
Science Magazine James Reilly breezes through Senate confirmation hearing 2 weeks
Argentina lawmakers propose legalizing elective abortion
ABC NEWS More than 70 Argentine lawmakers of opposing political parties have presented a bill to legalize abortion in the mostly roman Catholic country 2 weeks
New standards for public involvement in research launched across the UK
Alex’s experiences of living with rare genetic disease
Flu risk less on flights if in a window seat finds study
NASA analyzes Tropical Cyclone Eliakim's rainfall, wind shear now affecting storm
Scientists create microscopic 'swimmers' controlled by a magnetic field
The first SpaceX BFR should make orbital launches by 2020
Will Smith narrates ‘One Strange Rock,’ but astronauts are the real stars
A massive telescope for seeing the invisible
Researchers measure gene activity in single cells
Scientists mimic neural tissue
These are the places that (most likely) host alien life
Send your name to the sun aboard NASA's Parker Solar Probe
Signs of symbolic behavior emerged at the dawn of our species in Africa
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Mutating DNA caught on film
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GPM observes Tropical Cyclone Eliakim forming near Madagascar
STEVE the aurora makes its debut in mauve
Humans could live in volcanic tunnels on the moon
Liverwort reproductive organ inspires pipette design
Backup your brain in the cloud ? But first you must die !
Mystery of purple lights in sky solved with help from citizen scientists
Live High Definition Video From Mars? NASA Is Getting Ready
Brain genes related to innovation revealed in birds
There’s a new aurora in subpolar skies. Its name is Steve
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NASA finds towering storms in Tropical Cyclone Linda
Jupiter's red spot getting taller as it shrinks, team finds