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How Microfibers in Clothes Are Polluting Our Oceans

How Microfibers in Clothes Are Polluting Our Oceans

Mar 22
Scientists have found that fibers, like those in synthetic clothing are contaminating aquatic life.

Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

By Jill Colvin | Mar 22
The episode resulted in a real-time fact-checking of President Donald Trump by the FBI director - an unprecedented moment that put a sharp focus on a pattern of misstatements and mischaracterizations by the White House.

Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

By Binaj Gurubacharya | Mar 22
Some climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest during the upcoming spring climbing season will be strapped with a GPS device to locate them in case they are in trouble and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit, officials said Monday.

2 Reports, 1 Conclusion: Energy Shift Must Start Soon

2 Reports, 1 Conclusion: Energy Shift Must Start Soon

By Frank Jordans | Mar 22
The world must swiftly shift energy production away from fossil fuels if it is to prevent a dangerous increase in global temperatures, according to separate reports released Monday by two international agencies.

Insider Q&A: Girding for Net Neutrality Fight

Insider Q&A: Girding for Net Neutrality Fight

By Tali Arbel | Mar 22
Vimeo's general counsel, Michael Cheah, spoke with The Associated Press recently about what the company sees coming as the Trump administration set about changing net neutrality policies.

SpaceX Capsule Returns Space Station Science to Earth

SpaceX Capsule Returns Space Station Science to Earth

Mar 21
A SpaceX capsule is back on Earth with a full load of space station science samples.

Meetup Takes Risky Leap into the Trump Resistance

Meetup Takes Risky Leap into the Trump Resistance

By Steve Peoples | Mar 21
The New York-based networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group to coordinate protests among more than 120,000 activists already involved with anti-Trump Meetup groups.

Researchers Plan Manned 2018 Expedition to Titanic

Researchers Plan Manned 2018 Expedition to Titanic

Mar 21
Researchers are planning what they say is the first manned submersible expedition to the Titanic since 2005.

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

By Tali Arbel | Mar 21
Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition.

Turning James Joyce's 'Ulysses' Into A Virtual Reality Game

Turning James Joyce's 'Ulysses' Into A Virtual Reality Game

By Philip Marcelo | Mar 20
Students are developing a virtual reality game based on James Joyce's "Ulysses" as part of a class at Boston College.

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