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Ex-Google scientist raises Project Dragonfly concerns in Senate letter

In a letter to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, former Google research scientist Jack Poulson details why he stepped down from the company in late-August. The note, sent earlier this week, details growing concern over Project Drag

Whitlock and Wiley respond to LeBron James saying his playoff level intensity is ‘activated’

Jason Whitlock and Marcellus Wiley give their take on LeBron James saying his playoff intensity level has been 'activated' for the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers regular season. Hear why Whitlock thinks this is a way of deflecting blame if the Lakers don't ma

Moustakas: Brewers have 'unfinished business' in 2019

Newly-signed infielder Mike Moustakas says he likes the Brewers' chances of taking their World Series push a step further in 2019

Zion's freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

Soon after Zion Williamson's shoe ripped apart, Nike's stock price took a hit

Jim Jackson explains why he believes Coach K should sit Zion Williamson for the season

After suffering an injury against North Carolina last night, some are saying that Zion Williamson should sit for the remainder of the season. Hear why Jim Jackson thinks that Duke should let Zion sit for the rest of the season.

Barcelona Test Day 4: Renault shine, but expected pace-setters hold back

Nico Hulkenberg’s late-afternoon flying lap on the C5 tyre sent Renault into first place as the French marque finished first and third on the final day of the first test.Alexander Albon’s C5 lap originally sent Toro Rosso back to the top of the timing scr

An Earnhardt led at Daytona in a Supra! How did that happen?

Jeffrey is the 29-year-old grandson of the legendary seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt, and has amassed more than 150 starts across NASCAR’s three national series – Cup, Xfinity and Trucks. He’s on a nine-race deal with Joe Gibbs Raci

Border agents are deciding on their own to separate kids, with no input from child welfare experts

“Separating a child from a family in most communities requires a child welfare specialist and involvement of the judicial system,” USA Today reports, “often with a judge scrutinizing the case for months or even years.” This, however, isn’t the cas

Trump's former fixer has a packed schedule testifying to Congress before he goes to prison

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, will spend a lot of time testifying to Congress the last week of February. Hours after the House Oversight and Reform Committee announced that Cohen would be talking to its members in a publ

Power-grab 'em by the Constitution: Trump’s national emergency diverts money from real disasters

Donald Trump has declared a national emergency in an attempt to scrape funding together for his border wall project. Unfortunately for Republican lawmakers, the government’s coffers aren’t bottomless, and the money has to come from somewhere. So the presi

Midday open thread. EPI: Wage gaps by gender and race persistent; Pinterest blocks anti-vaxxers

Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Can Gavin Smythe, of Chagrin Falls USA, replace his phone battery?​​​​​​​ • Obama Presidential Center will have no library:  The four-building, 19-acre “working center for citizenship,” set t

Wow: North Carolina Republican at center of election fraud investigation calls for new election

Wow. Republican Mark Harris, who’s at the center of an investigation into whether he benefitted from an illegal absentee ballot scheme in his race last year for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, just called for a new election to be held: xWOW@

If Jussie Smollett is a hoaxster, what do we call Donald Trump?

Jussie Smollett and Donald Trump both pushed race-baiting hoaxes, but only one is facing real consequences

Mighty T. Rex Began As Cute, Deer-Size Dino

Apex predator T. rex had very humble beginnings.

Scientists Have Created Synthetic DNA with 4 Extra Letters

Will scientists ever be able to create 'better' DNA in the lab than evolution did in nature?

If Acuna dropped down, Inciarte or Albies could lead off

If Ronald Acuna Jr. is dropped down in the Atlanta Braves' batter order, Ender Inciarte and Ozzie Albies could be the top candidates to lead off

Thomas ready for any role as Nuggets make playoff push

Isaiah Thomas was given all the time he needed to heal his surgically repaired hip

FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast to televise six Braves spring training games in March

Networks to also produce Atlanta Braves Spring Training: All-Access, slated to premiere Monday, March 11

Ex-Phillies star Howard joins ESPN's 'Baseball Tonight' crew

Former Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard has joined ESPN as an analyst on «Baseball Tonight.»

WATCH: Former Centennial star Drake Jackson does backflip ... at 275 pounds!

It's a very impressive act of athleticism.

How bird feather patterns form

According to a new study, the precise patterning of bird feathers relies on signaling through ectodysplasin (EDA) and its receptor EDAR -- the same signaling pathway known to be crucial for the formation of hair follicles, teeth and scales in fish, lizards an

Do volcanoes or an asteroid deserve blame for dinosaur extinction?

Scientists have obtained more precise dates for the Deccan Traps volcanic lava flows, linking peak activity more closely to the asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago and the coincident mass extinction. But if greenhouse gases emitted before the impac

In small groups, people follow high-performing leaders

Researchers have cracked the code on how leaders arise from small groups of people over time.

Phantom limb sensation explained

After a limb amputation, brain areas responsible for movement and sensation alter their functional communication. This is the conclusion of a new study. The findings may help to understand why some patients report phantom sensations and others do not.

Design principles for disease-sensing nanomaterials

A new article outlines novel design guidance that could rapidly advance development of disease-sensing nanomaterials for use in new drug development.

Glass Lilac, Daffodil, and Magnolia Blossoms Thrive Underground at New York City’s 28th Street Subway Station

A new mosaic mural breathes life into the recently reopened 28th Street Station in New York City thanks to a cheerful design of blossoming glass flowers by artist Nancy Blum. ROAMING UNDERFOOT depicts plants that were chosen from the Madison Square Park Con

Page turns for paper companies as sales improve, demand picks up

Market leader JK Paper posted a 72 per cent jump in December quarter profit to Rs 120.26 crore this year, compared to Rs 69.81 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.

President clears a uniform stamp duty system for securities transactions

There is to be a coordination council to review or revise stamp duty rates

India's corn exports becoming unviable and uncompetitive on price

The domestic starch industry has also voiced concerns over sub-optimal corn supply this season, owing to less-than-normal rainfall last year

Billy Graham Library: Attendance up after namesake's death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Billy Graham Library in North Carolina says it has seen a surge in visitors in the year since its namesake's death. Citing a blog post on the library's website, WLOS-TV reports that 214,000 people visited the Charlotte complex in 20

US says airfares hit new lows after factoring inflation

The average fare for airline travel within the United States has hit the lowest level since the government started keeping track in 1995, after adjusting for inflation. However, that doesn't count fees that airlines add for things like checking a bag, gettin

Reggie Fils-Aime, Famous Black Nintendo of America President, Retires This April

The video game industry still has a lot of issues when it comes to making the public actually aware of who it is that makes the products we all enjoy. The visible faces […] The post Reggie Fils-Aime, Famous Black Nintendo of America President, Retires T

Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot Trailer Is a Freaky Alternate Reality

Jordan Peele is here to take audiences to a creepy alternate reality, where horror, mystery, and suspense unfold dark situations: The Twilight Zone. On Thursday, CBS All Access posted a new trailer for The […] The post Jordan Peele’s ‘Twili

CBS All Access releases a spooky, star-studded trailer for Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’

A new version of “The Twilight Zone,” hosted and executive produced by “Get Out” director Jordan Peele, is set to premiere on CBS All Access on April 1. CBS aired a teaser during the Super Bowl, but it didn’t include any actual f

Tesla Model 3 loses Consumer Reports recommendation over ‘reliability problems’

Consumer Reports has placed the Tesla Model 3 into that fun-to-drive, terribly unreliable category where brands like Alfa Romeo, Land Rover and Masterati also live. Consumer Reports, which has a complicated relationship with Tesla, says it can no longer recom

Robotics, AR and VR are poised to reshape healthcare, starting in the operating room

About 20 years ago, a medical device startup called Intuitive Surgical debuted the da Vinci robot and changed surgical practices in operating rooms across the United States. The da Vinci ushered in the first age of robotic-assisted surgical procedures with

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime retires (and Bowser claims the castle)

Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring after more than a decade spent as president of Nintendo of America. His career spanned many console generations, starting with the troubled Gamecube and ending with the fabulously successful Switch. Reggie will be succeeded by Dou

Verified Startup Lawyer: Stephane Levy

Stephane Levy got his start in the days of Silicon Alley almost two decades ago, and built up his practice with New York startups and beyond through all the ups and downs since then. Today, as a partner at Cooley LLP, he works with a wide range of companies,

RBI emphasises on quick transmission of monetary policy action by banks

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das held the first meeting with heads of select commercial banks after the monetary policy review on February 6, 2019

Galaxy Watch Active, and Galaxy Fit: a hands on look at Samsung's new health features - CNET

Samsung's new Galaxy Watch Active will soon be able to measure blood pressure and costs $100 less than the previous Galaxy Watch.
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