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44 Small Graves Stir Questions About U.S. Policy in Yemen

44 Small Graves Stir Questions About U.S. Policy in Yemen Image Yemeni children in the northern Yemeni city of Saada on Monday vented their anger during a mass funeral for children killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition last week.CreditAgence France-Presse — Getty Images By Shuaib Almosawa, Ben Hubbard ...

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At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior Image Uber employees are said to have filed complaints about racial and other comments made by Barney Harford, the chief operating officer. “I am humbled and grateful for the feedback I received, which has been eye-opening,” he said in a statement.CreditVipin Kumar/Hindustan ...

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Worried About Big Tech? Chinese Giants Make America’s Look Tame

Worried About Big Tech? Chinese Giants Make America’s Look Tame Image CreditWenkai Mao By Raymond Zhong May 31, 2018 BEIJING — Forget Google versus Facebook. Forget Uber versus Lyft. Forget Amazon versus … well, everybody. The technology world’s most bruising battle for supremacy is taking place in China. And it ...

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Maybe DNA Can’t Answer All Our Questions About Heredity

Heredity is a powerful concept. It’s the thing that ties families together—that gives shape to their shared history of stories, of homes, of personalities. And more and more, it’s the way we understand families’ shared genetic inheritance. But that more modern biological notion of heredity comes with some new, technical ...

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There’s Nothing Noble about Science’s Nobel Prize Gender Gap

We scientists are pretty good with numbers. Whether it’s tallying the number of galaxies in the universe or probing reagent reactions that last mere femtoseconds, nothing quantitative seems beyond our reckoning. But lately it seems that scientists have gotten a little too comfortable with some very small numbers. Take the ...

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Raising Hopes, North Korea Offers to Talk About Its Nuclear Arsenal

Advertisement SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s sudden willingness to bargain with the Trump administration over scrapping its atomic arsenal surprised the world on Tuesday, setting in motion an unpredictable diplomatic dance with the United States and South Korea, but raising hopes that one of the most dangerous confrontations of ...

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