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The Shutdown Shows Just How Vital Government Scientists Are

Instead of figuring out how many Pacific hake fishermen can catch sustainably, as his job demands, scientist Ian Taylor is at home with his four-month old daughter, biding his time through the partial government shutdown. Taylor’s task is to assess the size and age of hake and other commercially harvested ...

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Quantum Communication Can Travel Faster—It’s Not Just a Myth

Quantum computers are still a dream, but the era of quantum communication is here. A new experiment out of Paris has demonstrated, for the first time, that quantum communication is superior to classical ways of transmitting information. “We are the first to show a quantum advantage for transmitted information that ...

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Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start Image Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.CreditCreditJoshua Bright for The New ...

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Drone Swarms as You Know Them Are Just an Illusion—for Now

Look at all the pretty drones. Hovering above sports stadiums from Houston to Pyeongchang, many hundreds of them have lately sparkled in artful murmuration. On a recent Time magazine cover, 958 drones pixelated the sky. The world record, 1,374 LED-bedazzled microbots, was set by Chinese company EHang UAV in May. ...

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News Analysis: Just Sitting Down With Trump, Putin Comes Out Ahead

News Analysis Just Sitting Down With Trump, Putin Comes Out Ahead Image President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia at the APEC leaders’ summit meeting in Vietnam in 2017.CreditJorge Silva/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Andrew Higgins and Neil MacFarquhar July 15, 2018 MOSCOW — When President Vladimir ...

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Just the Fear of a Trade War Is Straining the Global Economy

Just the Fear of a Trade War Is Straining the Global Economy Image The ThyssenKrupp steel mill in Duisburg, Germany. At factories from Germany to Mexico, orders are being cut and investments delayed.CreditLukas Schulze/Getty Images By Peter S. Goodman, Ian Austen and Elisabeth Malkin June 16, 2018 LONDON — Only ...

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Just How Random Are Two Factor Authentication Codes?

You know two-factor authentication tokens, the ephemeral, six-digit numbers you use as a second layer of security when logging into, say, your email? Those constantly updating, randomly generated numbers are one of the easiest ways to protect your accounts from being hacked. But for some time now, I’ve harbored a ...

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