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AsiaSat shareholders accept privatization offer  SPACE NEWS · 8 hours
Shareholders of Hong Kong satellite operator AsiaSat voted overwhelmingly in favor of privatization, setting the company on a course to delist from the Hong Kong stock... more
Young Eastern Europeans in UK: Experiencing more racism, xenophobia since Brexit vote  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Young Eastern Europeans living in England and Scotland have experienced more racism and xenophobia since the Brexit vote, with some saying that teachers were... more
Improving dialog across the political divide  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The last presidential election was one of the most heated in recent history. With 2020 rapidly approaching and political divisions running even deeper—if that's even possible—you might find yourself wondering, "What good does a political discussion... more
Despite failed promises, stem cell advocates again want taxpayers to pony up billions  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Californians voted in 2004 to shell out billions of dollars in taxpayer money to fund cutting-edge stem cell treatments. more
Political campaigns may influence acceptance of violence against women  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
During the 2016 Presidential Election, both major party candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, ran on polarizing platforms focusing on a few central issues: immigration, medicare, social issues (i.e., abortion,... more
Is the UK ready for an election? Inside a system straining at the seams  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Speculation has it that an early general election is around the corner for the UK. more
It's not you, it's the network  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The result of the 2016 US presidential election was, for many, a surprise lesson in social perception bias -- peoples' tendency to assume that others think as we do, and to underestimate the size and influence... more
Perception biases in social networks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The result of the 2016 US presidential election was, for many, a surprise lesson in social perception bias—peoples' tendency to assume that others think as we do, and to underestimate the size and influence of a minority party. more
Trump administration throws cold water on climate change threat to coral reefs  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
When pollsters informed President Donald Trump that he faces political exposure in the 2020 election with swing voters on environment policy, he decided to... more
Women gain more political and economic power, but gender gap persists  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
While women have made great strides in entering the workforce, running companies and getting elected to Congress, there remains a persistent gender gap in attitudes about... more
Bernie Sanders Pledges to Release Any Info About Aliens If He's Elected in 2020  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (D-VT) says he's prepared to disclose government information about UFOs if he wins in 2020. more
FCC’s streamlined licensing rules seen as boon for smallsat industry  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s streamlined licensing rules for small satellites sailed through a vote Aug.... more
'Remainers' suffered mental distress equivalent to migraine after Brexit vote  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Warwick Business School research has found evidence that "Remainers" suffered "mental distress" in the aftermath of the UK's vote to leave the European Union—equivalent to a chronic migraine. more
For the presidential race, 'electability' could decide who wins and who loses  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In 2016, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was deemed "electable" by analysts just four years after former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney carried the... more
Voters really want presidential candidates to talk more about science  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A large majority of Iowans (74 percent) say it is important for the presidential candidates to talk about how science and scientific research will affect their policymaking decisions,... more
How to encourage the occasional voter to cast a ballot  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Despite a cumulative increase of nearly 10 percent in voter turnout in Canadian federal elections between 2008 and 2015, the country's voter turnout rates remain moderate. And they're... more
Study finds technology increased voter turnout—and concerns about security  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
New research by a University of Chicago scholar found that the ability to vote with a mobile device increased turnout by three to five percentage points in the 2018 federal... more
Scientists call for modernization of EU gene-editing legislation  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When using conventional methods, it usually takes relatively long to breed new plant varieties with favourable characteristics. On the other hand, precision breeding with genetic scissors such as CRISPR-Cas can significantly accelerate... more
Cobham, chasing megaconstellation business, plans $5 billion privatization  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
The British aerospace firm said July 25 that its board voted unanimously to accept an offer from Advent International Corp.... more
Attitudes toward race, immigration underscored vote switching in 2016 election  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Nearly three years later, it's rare to read a postmortem of the 2016 presidential election that doesn't include at least a passing mention of one of the electorate's... more
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