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Google's forming a blockchain unit and looking to partner on crypto

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Google is creating a new unit dedicated to blockchain and other next-gen distributed computing tech. It's too early to tell if the effort is for research or to boost Google...
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Scientists are closely watching an Omicron subtype spreading in Denmark, the UK, Singapore and India

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

BA.2 is harder to detect on lab tests than BA.1. Leon Neal/Getty Images Scientists worldwide are closely tracking an Omicron subtype, called BA.2. In Denmark BA.2 is surpassing...
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SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Return to Earth on Monday After Space Station Mission

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The capsule launched just before Christmas, carrying more than 6,500 lbs of science experiments and supplies to the ISS.
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Bird Flu Is Back in the US. No One Knows What Comes Next

3 hours ago   |   Wired

The fast-moving pathogen, which has already invaded Europe, was found in East Coast ducks. The last outbreak that tore through the US killed 50 million birds.
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Scientists call not to ‘cancel' late biologist Thomas Huxley

Scientists call not to ‘cancel' late biologist Thomas Huxley

3 hours ago   |   RT

The leading figures in science jointly expressed their outrage over ‘scientific racism' accusations Dozens of leading UK scientists called on Imperial College London not to...
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Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

The tech industry has grown ever more rich off big ideas that were developed more than a decade ago. New things like quantum computing and self-driving cars could take a while.
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What Japan Got Right About How Covid-19 Spreads

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The country embraced the science of the coronavirus early.
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Hackers could take control of your PC through this game

Hackers could take control of your PC through this game

5 hours ago   |   RT

PC servers for ‘Darks Souls' 1, 2 and 3 turned off after reports of dangerous exploit Bandai Namco and From Software have temporarily shut down PC servers for all ‘Dark Souls'...
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Editorial: West must respond to growing Kremlin menace

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It's been six weeks since President Joe Biden's videoconference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin over the crisis in Ukraine. Since then, Putin's saber-rattling has only...
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A New Map of the Sun's Local Bubble

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

At the edge of a vast region devoid of gas and dust, scientists find an explanation for “how all nearby star formation began.”
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Supreme Court to hear challenge to race in college admissions

Supreme Court to hear challenge to race in college admissions

The court will take up lawsuits claiming Harvard, a private institution, and the University of North Carolina, a state school, discriminate against Asian American applicants. Read more ...

Kohl's shares soar 33 percent as retailer gets multiple takeover bids

Kohl's shares soar 33 percent as retailer gets multiple takeover bids

Kohl's shares on Monday soared more than 33% as suitors come out in force with bids to acquire the budget department store. Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Harvard, UNC race admission policy

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Harvard, UNC race admission policy

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will take up a case challenging Harvard University and the University of North Carolina's consideration of race in their admissions... Read more ...

Iconic French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler passes away

Iconic French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler passes away

The famed French designer died of natural causes at the age of 73. Whilst he may have retired from the Mugler brand in 2002, he earned himself a new generation of fans when he... Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear challenge to race in college admissions, including Harvard

Supreme Court to hear challenge to race in college admissions, including Harvard

The court said it will take up lawsuits claiming that Harvard and the University of North Carolina discriminate against Asian American applicants. Read more ...

Common Winter Injuries: Risks, prevention and treatments

Wintertime injuries can typically be avoided but the first step is to educate yourself as the temperature drops. The experts at Rothman Orthopaedics put together some tips to... Read more ...

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 10,755 deaths

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 10,755 deaths

Get the latest information on COVID-19 in Wisconsin and resources to keep you and your family safe and prepared. Read more ...

LIVE: Trial continues for man accused of shooting lawyer on bridge

LIVE: Trial continues for man accused of shooting lawyer on bridge

Theodore Edgecomb expected to take stand in his own defense this week Read more ...

Evan Rachel Wood: Marilyn Manson forced me to have sex on camera

Evan Rachel Wood: Marilyn Manson forced me to have sex on camera

"I was essentially raped on camera," she claims in “Phoenix Rising,” a feature doc which premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Fest. Read more ...

Google ‘deceived' users into giving up location data, state AGs allege in...

Google ‘deceived' users into giving up location data, state AGs allege in new suit

Google used “deceptive and unfair” practices to trick users into giving up valuable location data, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by attorneys general from Washington, DC... Read more ...