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Hong Kong burnishes China ties as luster as global hub fades

Hong Kong burnishes China ties as luster as global hub fades

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

HONG KONG - Every few generations, Hong Kong transforms itself, evolving from a swampy fishing village to 19th century colonial port, to capitalist outpost and factory after...
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Digital tool helps medical staff spot rare reactions to recreational drugs

Digital tool helps medical staff spot rare reactions to recreational drugs

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

A new, online training too is helping to spot a rare reaction to recreational drugs. The digital drill was years in the making and the culmination of a local family's fierce...
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Wearable tech for employees aims to measure body temperature to prevent heat illness

12 hours ago   |   NBC News

New guidelines and outreach from OSHA are hoping to help many working in dangerous heat conditions. Part of this outreach is with the employees at Tuscaloosa's “Black Warrior...
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Qatar Energy to cut emissions as methane movement grows

Qatar Energy to cut emissions as methane movement grows

18 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Energy said Monday it is joining a new industry-led initiative to reduce nearly all methane emissions...
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Go full 'steampunk' in this Chicago home listed at $9.4M

Go full 'steampunk' in this Chicago home listed at $9.4M

19 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - It's a subgenre of science fiction where technology is inspired by 19th-century steam-powered machinery, and it has engulfed the game room of an Astor Street District...
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CRISPR, 10 Years On: Learning to Rewrite the Code of Life

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

The gene-editing technology has led to innovations in medicine, evolution and agriculture - and raised profound ethical questions about altering human DNA.
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What Kills Inequality

19 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

For much of human history, only wars, revolutions, state collapses, or pandemics have reduced inequality. But a combination of government policy and technological progress...
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Thin-film photovoltaic technology combines efficiency and versatility

21 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Stacking solar cells increases their efficiency. Researchers have now produced perovskite/CIS tandem solar cells with an efficiency of nearly 25 percent - the highest value...
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Did a giant radio telescope in China just discover aliens? Not so FAST

Did a giant radio telescope in China just discover aliens? Not so FAST

1 day ago   |   Space

We should be intrigued, but not too excited. Any interesting signal has to go through a lot of tests to check whether it truly carries the signature of extraterrestrial technology.
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How Connected Cars Can Map Urban Heat Islands

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Crowdsourced vehicle data trace the contours of dangerous city temperatures
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SpaceX's Starship Super Heavy rocket prototype moves to launch pad for tests

SpaceX's Starship Super Heavy rocket prototype moves to launch pad for tests

SpaceX's massive Starship project was on the move last week, as its "Booster 7" Super Heavy rocket prototype moved to its South Texas test pad Thursday . Read more ...

Why companies think paying for abortion travel is worth it

Why companies think paying for abortion travel is worth it

The nation's largest companies are pledging to cover employees' travel expenses to access abortion services, deciding an additional benefit for workers in a tight labor market... Read more ...

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11 News Today: Harrison questioned after violent weekend; 46 found dead in...

11 News Today: Harrison questioned after violent weekend; 46 found dead in tractor-trailer

Here's what you need to know from WBAL-TV 11 News to get a head start on your day! Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Why are Dutch farmers protesting over emissions?

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RPI researchers develop disinfecting mask for COVID-19

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What the Avalanche and Lightning can teach the Rangers about the path to a...

What the Avalanche and Lightning can teach the Rangers about the path to a Cup-worthy roster

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Rising UFC star reveals touching gesture to Khabib's late father

Rising UFC star reveals touching gesture to Khabib's late father

Umar Nurmagomedov shared the news after his latest win in the UFC Octagon Surging UFC bantamweight contender Umar Nurmagomedov has revealed that he welcomed the birth of a son... Read more ...

Macron reveals if Saudis and UAE can rapidly ramp up oil output

Macron reveals if Saudis and UAE can rapidly ramp up oil output

The French president told his US counterpart that the UAE leader had claimed his country was already pumping “at maximum” Oil-rich countries Saudi Arabia and the UAE cannot... Read more ...

Group breaks into Lancaster County UPS store, police say

Group breaks into Lancaster County UPS store, police say

A group of people burglarized a UPS store in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, according to police. Read more ...