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No, Political Polling Isn't Dead

(Credit: jannoon028/Shutterstock) Political polls may have taken a beating in the last presidential election, but we shouldn’t count them out quite yet. After President Donald Trump, who was predicted to lose the election by a wide margin, emerged victorious from the 2016 presidential race, stories about polls were thrown into …

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Will Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Survive the Trump Administration?

Simon speaks during the Precision Medicine World Conference, which was held recently in Mountain View, CA. (Credit: PMWC)  President Donald Trump’s administration has placed programs initiated during Barack Obama’s tenure as president, even those with bipartisan support, on unsure footing. However, the cancer moonshot may have the critical momentum needed to …

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Energy Observer: Around the World on Renewables

A computer-generated image of the Energy Observer in frigid waters. (Credit: Kadeg Boucher/Energy Observer) For over two decades, 45-year-old, French documentary maker Jerome Delafosse has been diving into oceans the world over to film marine life, and he’s thrilled about his next expedition—above water. This spring, he will serve as chief explorer …

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Europe opens antitrust geo-blocking probe into Valve, others

European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the Steam games distribution platform operator, Valve, and five PC games publishers to determine whether geo-blocking agreements between them amount to a breach of the region’s competition rules. The Commission is concerned agreements around how consumers can purchase digital content are reducing cross-border trade …

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Inside the Far-out Glass Lab

At  Corning’s headquarters in upstate New York, three people in bulky masks and silvery, spacesuit-like gear are working the research furnaces. They move gracefully and in harmony. They have to, to face a 1,600 °C furnace, grab an incandescent crucible of molten glass, pour out the material, and shape it …

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