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Why are Fukushima engineers creating walls of ice under a contaminated nuclear plant?

By Jonathan Bridge, University of Liverpool Engineers at Fukushima nuclear power plant have been trying…

Looking upward: Vertical farms offer a bright future for hungry cities

By Tim Heath, University of Nottingham and Yiming Shao, University of Nottingham The 21st century…

Forty-five years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the…

Scientists have discovered why some embryos can’t grab on to the uterine wall

Tech News

Canvas fingerprinting: Meet the online tracking device that is virtually impossible to block

by Julia Angwin ProPublica, July 21, 2014, 9 a.m. This story was co-published with Mashable.…

When and why is air space restricted?

The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 has led to many questions being asked about…

Media

Sky News apologizes after reporter rummages through luggage of flight MH17 victim on air

British broadcaster Sky News apologised after one of its presenters searched through luggage at the…

Stats don’t lie: Shakira most ‘liked’ pop star on Facebook

Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million…

U.S. News

Florida stay on marriage equality upheld after judge’s ruling

By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) – A judge in the Florida Keys rejected an emergency…

Warden’s offer of Christian rehab suggests Black Panther’s 35 years in solitary was political

The warden of America’s largest prison said that he was considering letting a Louisiana inmate…

Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of obstructing justice

By Scott Malone and Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Monday found…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border: reports

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry was expected to announce…

Obama signs executive order barring federal discrimination against LGBT people

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Monday…

World

India police beat back protesters of alleged child rape

Indian police beat back angry protesters who attempted to storm the premises of a top Bangalore school where a six-year-old…

Mother of U.S. Marine jailed in Iran pleads for her son as nuclear talks are extended

The mother of a former US Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges pleaded for President Barack Obama to seek…

Russia blacklists U.S. soldiers for Guantanamo ‘torture’

Russia on Saturday banned entry to 12 US soldiers and officials including the military commander at Guantanamo, accusing them of…

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Iran has diluted its entire stock of medium-enriched uranium as required under a November deal with world powers, the UN…

Republicans urge tougher Russia sanctions after MH17 crash

US Republican lawmakers urged tougher sanctions on Moscow Sunday after a Malaysian jet crash in Ukraine was blamed on Russian-backed…

In Gaza, whatever the target, children often the victims

Ten-year-old Afnan Shuheiber was playing on a Gaza City rooftop with her cousins when she became one of at least…

Two Americans killed while fighting for Israel in Gaza

Two American men were among the 13 Israeli soldiers killed in the conflict in Gaza on Sunday, the U.S. State…

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