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Gretchen Carlson’s Contract Could Shroud Her Case in Secrecy

When Gretchen Carlson sought her day in court with a sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, her former boss at Fox News, Mr. Ailes’s lawyers had a quick response: Move the case to arbitration. Experts and lawyers who have studied arbitration cases say that process, if enacted, could significantly impede ...

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Lush Venus? Searing Earth? It could have happened

If conditions had been just a little different an eon ago, there might be plentiful life on Venus and none on Earth. The idea isn’t so far-fetched, according to a hypothesis by Rice University scientists and their colleagues who published their thoughts on life-sustaining planets, the planets’ histories and the ...

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Injectable biomaterial could be used to manipulate organ behavior

In the campy 1966 science fiction movie “Fantastic Voyage,” scientists miniaturize a submarine with themselves inside and travel through the body of a colleague to break up a potentially fatal blood clot. Right. Micro-humans aside, imagine the inflammation that metal sub would cause. Ideally, injectable or implantable medical devices should ...

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The Interpreter: How Britain Could Exit ‘Brexit’

The Interpreter By MAX FISHER WASHINGTON — In the days since Britons voted to leave the European Union, the so-called “Brexit” referendum has created such severe turmoil that public attention is increasingly focused on an extreme option: Can they get out of it? Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday ...

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Brexit Could Make Space Boffins All Topsy Wopsy, Innit?

The United Kingdom has opted out of the European Union. The Brexit is a pig’s breakfast, a trough full of implications. And in one sloppy corner is the UK’s future as a spacefaring nation. Analysts, economists, and experts galore are still trying to sort out exactly what the Brexit1 means. ...

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How Britain’s Breakup With the E.U. Could Reshape World Markets

By PETER S. GOODMAN June 24, 2016 LONDON — First came the shock. Then fear seized world markets. As frenzied selling accelerated in Tokyo, Hong Kong and London, unfathomable amounts of wealth vanished in a matter of hours. In crudest outlines, the panic that followed Britain’s vote to quit the European Union traced ...

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Save the Galapagos With GMO Rats. What Could Go Wrong?

The Galapagos Islands are famous for exotic birds, tortoises, and iguanas, but recently the archipelago had become overrun with more prosaic animals: rats and mice. Rodents that came on old sailing ships. Rodents that stowed away on modern cruises. Wherever they came from, rodents that eat the eggs and chicks and ...

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