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February 14, 2018 – 2:12 pm

Beyond frightening. James Ferrari
 
https://www.wired.com/story/scientists-know-how-youll-respond-to-nuclear-warand-they-have-a-plan/?mbid=email_onsiteshare
 
From Wired Magazine: Megan Molteni. 2/13/18
SCIENTISTS KNOW HOW YOU’LL RESPOND TO NUCLEAR WAR – AND THEY HAVE A PLAN
IT WILL START with a flash of light brighter than any words of any human …

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Assisting Evolution Has Its Risks

November 10, 2015 – 5:17 pm

If researchers can figure out the right combination of genes, they’ll manufacture a mosquito resistant to malaria, which could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year.

The implications of Crispr are now intensely debated by medical researchers

An Islamic State for the Internet Age

November 10, 2015 – 5:13 pm
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Article by: Hisham Melhem
In June 2014, a small force of Islamic extremists routed the Iraqi army and seized control of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city. The militants then swept south, capturing Tikrit, until they occupied an area the …

Connecting the World with ‘Connections’

October 26, 2015 – 6:39 am
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read full article from NYTimes
We’ve come a long way. We’ve halted and reversed the spread of killer diseases, extended life expectancy and raised incomes. We’ve even walked ourselves back from the edge of some global …

Mobile Economy Growth

October 25, 2015 – 12:35 pm
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GSM Association released a report with very relevant and useful data to demonstrate upward trends in the mobile adaption and adoption.
see the full report here: http://www.gsmamobileeconomy.com/GSMA_ME_Report_2014_R2_WEB.pdf

Liberia: Cellcom, Facebook Sign Major Partnership Deal

October 25, 2015 – 12:32 pm

By Leroy M. Sonpon, III
Cellcom Telecommunication has announced a huge partnership deal with Facebook, which gives their customers in Liberia free access to Facebook and other internet sites.
Though the amount for the deal has not …

Mexicans on Ice

August 26, 2015 – 2:47 pm

(Reblogged from Buzzfeed News)
BuzzFeed News has found stark disparities in how the government uses its detention authority in immigration cases, with Mexicans facing far harsher treatment than immigrants from any other country.
Federal law permits the …