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ACLU: Black man detained while moving into own Kansas home
The Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked state officials to investigate after a black man was detained by police while moving into his home, then allegedly...
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Scientists rise up against statistical significance
Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane and more than 800 signatories call for an end to hyped claims and the dismissal of possibly crucial effects.
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International Day of Forests | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests.
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Gene-edited foods are safe, Japanese panel concludes | Science | AAAS
Japan will allow gene-edited foodstuffs to be sold to consumers without safety evaluations as long as the techniques involved meet certain criteria, if recommendations agreed on by an advisory panel yesterday are adopted by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
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ASPB Names 2019 Award Recipients | Plant Science Today
The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 awards, which honor excellence in research, education, outreach, and service.
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Plantae | TapRoot S3E5: Simon Says: Captivate the public with snazzy videos of plant defense, send plants to space, and embrace curiosity-driven science | Plantae
In this episode, Liz and Ivan talk with Professor Simon Gilroy to bust the myth that plant scientists are only motivated to feed the world.
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Antibiotics set to flood Florida’s troubled orange orchards
A desperate plan to fight a citrus scourge has public-health advocates and scientists concerned.
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Roots for growth: Why protecting and restoring forests is one of the best things any government can do for its people
Faced with an uncertain future and limited resources, where should governments invest to ensure the well-being of their citizens?  Job development for struggling rural economies? Better infrastructure to shore up water security? Improved health services?
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Why should dinosaur movies show more mushrooms? | Nature Research Ecology & Evolution Community
More than 20,000 species of mushroom-forming fungi exist on the planet, but we barely appreciate their important roles and intricate evolutionary history. In our latest article we examine global patterns of mushroom evolution and find that the Jurassic was an eventful period for them.
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Backdoor Targets U.S. Companies via LinkedIn
A malicious campaign attempting to infect business users in the United States with a backdoor has been ongoing for over half a year.
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9 hours ago by SecurityFeed
Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years — Krebs on Security
Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by thousands of Facebook employees — in some cases going back to 2012, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years
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9 hours ago by Agiza
How I'm able to take notes in mathematics lectures using LaTeX and Vim | Gilles Castel
A while back I an­swered a ques­tion on Quora: Can peo­ple ac­tu­al­ly keep up with note-​taking in Math­e­mat­ics lec­tures with LaTeX. There, I ex­plained my work­flow of tak­ing lec­ture notes in LaTeX using Vim and how I draw fig­ures in Inkscape. How I'm able to take notes in mathematics lectures using LaTeX and Vim
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9 hours ago by Agiza
Google unveils Stadia cloud gaming service at GDC 2019 - The Verge
Google is launching its Stadia cloud gaming service at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco today. Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who says he plays FIFA 19 “quite a bit,” introduced the Stadia service during a special keynote at GDC this morning. Google unveils Stadia cloud gaming service, launches in 2019
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8-Year-Old Refugee Wins New York State Championship - Chess.com
Although he is living in a homeless shelter and only learned to play chess a year ago, Tanitoluwa Adewumi, an eight-year-old Nigerian refugee, won the New York State Championship earlier this month. The story has been covered by major news outlets all over the world. 8-Year-Old Refugee Wins New York State Championship
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