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  • earthsky.org | 1/4/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    This article is still being updated. Please check back. The first week of 2018 was a cold, wet and stormy one. On the day after the January 1 supermoon – closest full moon of 2018, expected to bring...
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  • Science | AAAS | 1/4/2018 | Staff
    Even 3 decades later, Seyed Naser Emadi's first encounter with nerve agents haunts him. In 1987, as a soldier fighting for Iran in its war with Iraq, he came across a hillside strewn with comrades...
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  • ScienceDaily | 1/4/2018 | Staff
    But while humans generally prefer individuals who are nice to others, a Duke University study finds bonobos are more attracted to jerks. The researchers were surprised by the findings because these...
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  • phys.org | 1/4/2018 | Staff
    Arid lands, which cover some 40 percent of the Earth's terrestrial surface, are too dry to sustain much in the way of vegetation. But far from being barren, they are home to diverse communities of...
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  • ScienceDaily | 1/4/2018 | Staff
    The new prime number, also known as M77232917, is calculated by multiplying together 77,232,917 twos, and then subtracting one. It is nearly one million digits larger than the previous record prime...
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  • TechCrunch | 1/4/2018 | Megan Rose Dickey
    Ahead of going public, Spotify just announced it’s killing it on the subscriber front. As of today, Spotify has 70 million subscribers compared to Apple Music’s 30 million.
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  • TechCrunch | 8/27/2017 | Taylor Hatmaker
    Winter isn’t coming any time soon. Today HBO broke it to dedicated fans the world over that Game of Thrones won’t be returning until 2019. Game of Thrones star actress Sophie Turner gave as much...
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  • TechCrunch | 1/4/2018 | Danny Crichton
    No challenge around the future of the internet looms larger in the coming year than what to do in the aftermath of the repeal of net neutrality. Open internet proponents were stunned at last month’s...
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  • TechCrunch | 1/4/2018 | Brian Heater
    Microsoft’s in a weird spot with Cortana. The company’s smart assistant is deployed on countless PCs, by way of Windows 10, but it’s constantly playing second fiddle to the likes of Alexa, Siri and...
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