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Lessons from California Mudslides: Science’s Credibility Is At Stake

For applied scientists—that intrepid cadre who get their hands dirty in the sometimes dangerous world beyond the ivory tower, participating in difficult decisions with little time and major consequences—getting the right answer is only half the battle. The other half is successfully explaining what they’ve found, and what it means. ...

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Fair Game: Lessons From the Collapse of Banco Popular

Fair Game By GRETCHEN MORGENSON Banco Popular, Spain’s fifth-largest bank, with over $ 100 billion in loans, collapsed earlier this month, forcing it into the arms of its rival, Banco Santander. The latter, Spain’s largest bank, bought the failing institution for the nominal sum of one euro after depositors withdrew ...

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Japan’s Leader Has Little Use for Hiroshima’s Lessons of Pacifism

By JONATHAN SOBLE May 26, 2016 HIROSHIMA, Japan — Tokyo is Japan’s political and commercial capital. Kyoto is its temple-filled repository of traditional culture. But Hiroshima — obliterated by an American atomic bomb 71 years ago, then rebuilt with a newly peaceful and prosperous country — is in many ways the heart ...

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