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May and Brexit Face Uncertain Future After Crushing Defeat in Parliament

Supported by May and Brexit Face Uncertain Future After Crushing Defeat in Parliament Image Pro- and anti-Brexit protesters outside Parliament in London on Tuesday. Lawmakers debated for six hours ahead of the vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan.CreditCreditDaniel Leal-Olivas/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Stephen Castle and Ellen Barry ...

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A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot

Supported by A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot Image Needles, Calif., is a small town along Route 66 near the Arizona border. Local officials hope the cannabis industry can help fill the run-down buildings and usher in an economic revival.CreditCreditJoe Buglewicz for The New York Times By ...

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Alterations to seabed raise fears for future

The ocean floor as we know it is dissolving rapidly as a result of human activity. Normally the deep sea bottom is a chalky white. It’s composed, to a large extent, of the mineral calcite (CaCO3) formed from the skeletons and shells of many planktonic organisms and corals. The seafloor ...

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The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia

Image The port of Murmansk, in far northwest Russia, is the site of a technologically advanced but potentially risky experiment: a floating nuclear power plant.CreditCreditMaxim Babenko for The New York Times The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia Offshore reactors could be cheaper, safer and ...

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FedEx Follows Amazon Into the Robotic Future

Advertisement KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — As soon as the first robot arrived at a FedEx shipping hub in the heart of North Carolina tobacco country early last year, talk of pink slips was in the air. Workers had been driving the “tuggers” that navigated large and irregular items across the vast ...

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Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future

Advertisement SEATTLE — The first clue that there’s something unusual about Amazon’s store of the future hits you right at the front door. It feels as if you are entering a subway station. A row of gates guard the entrance to the store, known as Amazon Go, allowing in only ...

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