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The Senate Health Bill Is a Disaster for the Opioid Crisis

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 11:17pm
Capping Medicaid is very bad news for the 2.5 million Americans struggling with an opioid addiction.
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Senators Push Trump for Answers on Power Grid Malware Attack

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 9:40pm
Nineteen legislators say the discovery of automated grid-disruption malware in Ukraine means the White House isn't doing enough to protect critical infrastructure.
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With VR180, YouTube Steps Gingerly Toward Virtual Reality

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 8:15pm
VR180 isn't VR, but it’s way more accessible.
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Why Net Neutrality Matters

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 7:52pm
How Trump's decision on net neutrality impacts everyone
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Exoskeletons Don't Come One-Size-Fits-All ... Yet

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 6:00pm
Researchers are turning to algorithms to make exoskeletons more efficient.
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Tech Metaphors Are Holding Back Brain Research

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 3:00pm
It’s easy to assume that the seat of human intelligence is similar to our increasingly smart devices. But that idea could be misdirecting neuroscience.
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The Woman Who Gave You the Video Game 'Journey' Returns With a VR Fairy Tale

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 3:00pm
Created by Robin Hunicke and her experimental game design company, Funomena, the VR game Luna is a parable about mistakes and redemption.
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Gritty Photos of the News Crews That Never Stop Rolling

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 3:00pm
Satoshi Fujiwara documents the people documenting tragedy.
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Punkt MP01 Review: You'll Love This Very Smart Dumbphone

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 1:00pm
Of all the antidotes to always-on anxiety, the most intriguing is this handset that only offers calling and texting.
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The Top 10 Flying Car Designs, From Airbus to Larry Page

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 12:00pm
The long-promised age of the flying car is finally here (kinda). Here are 10 of the most promising designs.
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Don't Fall for the 'Memory' Pills Targeting Baby Boomers

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 11:00am
Prevagen is just one of many nootropics on the market, each aimed at a different kind of audience. And none of them have much science behind them.
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Brendan Fraser's Facebook Fan Page Is the Last Pure Place Online

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 11:00am
Against all odds, tens of thousands of Brendan Fraser fans on Facebook have carved out a kind place on the internet.
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Art Fight! The Pinkest Pink Versus the Blackest Black

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 11:00am
Nanotube-based Vantablack was aimed at engineers. Then a famous sculptor locked it up—and the artistic community found this unpalatable.
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Jon Ossoff Was the Congressional Candidate Social Media Built

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 9:10pm
The Democrat's loss in Georgia's 6th District is what happens when a local political campaign goes viral.
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Travis Kalanick and the Last Gasp of Tech's Alpha CEO

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 7:05pm
Uber's CEO sees a moment of reckoning.
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A Short History of the Many, Many Ways Uber Screwed Up

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 6:42pm
Uber's CEO resigned today. Here's a timeline of how the company got here.
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Mars Curiosity Rover Autonomously Samples Rocks With Incredible Precision

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 6:00pm
The Curiosity rover has gotten really good at automatically detecting rocks and blasting them with a laser.
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To Whoever Replaces Travis Kalanick as Uber CEO, Some Unsolicited Advice!

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 4:00pm
Imagining what kind of advice Uber’s board of directors might have for Travis Kalanick’s replacement.
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Patients Are Experimenting With Ketamine to Treat Depression

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 3:00pm
Dozens of clinics across the nation are using ketamine—also known as the club drug Special K—to treat depression.
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Airbus' A380plus Comes With Fuel-Saving Winglets and 80 More Seats

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 2:00pm
The planemaker's latest effort to save the slow-selling super jumbo.
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