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[Science] Racial disparity in Chicago cops’ use of force laid bare in new data Analysis of a trove of data extracted from the Chicago Police Department has revealed major differences between how black and white officers, as well as male and female ones, actually enforce the law. This rare apples-to-apples comparison supports the idea that improving diversity in law enforcement may also improve the quality of policing. Historically hard […] Published:2/11/2021 1:22:30 PM
[Science] ‘Frozen’ CG snow and crash-test cadavers offer hints for 60-year-old Russian mystery deaths The Dyatlov Pass incident is the mother of all cold cases: 9 people found dead in 1959, deep in the Ural mountains, under circumstances no one has ever been able to satisfactorily explain. But new research uses simulation techniques from multiple eras to advance what is perhaps the least implausible story of this tragic mystery. […] Published:1/29/2021 2:08:19 PM
[Science] Debunk, don’t ‘prebunk,’ and other psychology lessons for social media moderation If social networks and other platforms are to get a handle on disinformation, it’s not enough to know what it is — you have to know how people react to it. Researchers at MIT and Cornell have some surprising but subtle findings that may affect how Twitter and Facebook should go about treating this problematic […] Published:1/25/2021 5:57:39 PM
[Science] Elon Musk is donating $100M to find the best carbon capture technology Elon Musk said Thursday via a tweet that he will donate $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon capture technology. Musk, who recently surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person, didn’t provide any more details except to add in an accompanying tweet the “details will come next week.” It’s unclear […] Published:1/21/2021 7:30:35 PM
[Science] Remote workers are greener, but their tech still has a real carbon cost The massive shift to remote work due to COVID-19 has resulted in a huge reduction in emissions from vehicles and other sources, but it comes with costs of its own. A new study puts tentative carbon costs on the connectivity and data infrastructure that make working from home possible — and gives you an excuse […] Published:1/20/2021 1:29:58 PM
[Science] MIT develops method for lab-grown plants that eventually lead to alternatives to forestry and farming Researchers at MIT have developed a new method for growing plant tissues in a lab – sort of like how companies and researchers are approaching lab-grown meat. The process would be able to produce wood and fibre in a lab environment, and researchers have already demonstrated how it works in concept by growing simple structures […] Published:1/20/2021 9:06:48 AM
[Science] Amnesia of the Anarcho-Tyrannists, by Michelle Malkin Is it just me or has the entire universe of establishment media, politics and Hollywood forgotten that this country has endured an entire year of relentless violent anarchotyranny? Antifa and Black Lives Matter rioters set businesses and churches ablaze, smashed state capitols and laid siege to federal courthouses. They permanently destroyed precious statues and symbols... Published:1/15/2021 10:45:39 PM
[Science] Iconic Arecibo radio telescope to be dismantled after 57-year run The famous Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, which has provided an invaluable service to scientists for 57 years as well as establishing itself in popular culture, will be dismantled after it incurred irreparable damage in recent months. The enormous observatory was completed in 1963 and immediately established itself as a powerful tool for astronomers […] Published:11/19/2020 4:34:12 PM
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