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Chemists reveal one mechanism of dihydrogen production by nitrogenase

Nitrogenase is central to life on our planet. It provides most of the nitrogen (N) that is used in proteins and nucleic acids and it's essential in …

The 21st century buildings that transformed New York's skyline

<b>(CNN) —</b> New York's skyline is probably one of the best known in the world. Visitors and natives alike would undoubtedly be able to trace the silhouettes of its buildings with their eyes closed.<p>Less familiar, but no less striking, are the new constructions shaping up in the city. From Bjarke Ingels …

Slippery Stairs Is The Japanese Game Show The World Never Knew It Needed

This. Is. Awesome.<p>Most of us never knew that watching six contestants trying to climb a slippery staircase could be so compelling, but here we are in the upside-down we call 2017.<p>An episode from a Japanese game show featuring a set of slippery stairs appeared on YouTube this week, and it has …

Titanic Was Found During Secret Cold War Navy Mission

Read how National Geographic revealed the clandestine military project that led to the discovery of the famed shipwreck.<p><i>Editor's Note: Twenty years ago, James Cameron's blockbuster film "Titanic" entranced audiences around the globe. But it was less than 10 years ago that Robert Ballard, the</i> …

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Tech billionaires spent $170 million on a new kind of school — now classrooms are shrinking and some parents say their kids are 'guinea pigs'

It says it in the name: AltSchool. And it set out to be a different kind of school.<p>Max Ventilla, a Google executive who left the search giant to launch AltSchool in 2013, wooed parents with his vision to bring traditional models of elementary education into the digital age.<p>AltSchool has raised $175 …

Most Everything You Learned About Thanksgiving Is Wrong

Not to rain on our Thanksgiving Day parade, but the story of the first Thanksgiving, as most Americans have been taught it, is not exactly accurate.<p>Blame school textbooks with details often so abridged, softened or out of context that they are rendered false; children’s books that distill the story …

The Last of the Iron Lungs

Martha Lillard spends half of every day with her body encapsulated in a half-century old machine that forces her to breathe. Only her head sticks out …

A 'Big Short' investor who made a killing predicting the financial crash has a worrying new prediction

"Europe is screwed. You guys are still screwed," Eisman told The Guardian in an interview published Saturday.<p>His concern is that European banks — particularly Italy's — hold bad "non-performing loans" that are improperly valued, posing a very serious risk to the banks' solvency.<p>"In the Italian …

Obama Can and Should Put Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court

Come January, President Barack Obama will be consigned to the sidelines as Donald Trump occupies the Oval Office and begins the work of dismantling …

How to Beat Donald Trump

It is tempting to imagine that Donald Trump’s campaign was so abusive and noxious that we won’t experience anything like it again. But the hard …

Top network executives, anchors meet with Donald Trump

Executives and anchors from the country's five biggest television networks met with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on Monday afternoon.<p>And they got an earful.<p>Trump vented about media coverage, according to sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity. He was highly critical of CNN …

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Scientists Turned Carbon Dioxide Into Solid Rock In 2 Years

Researchers have injected carbon dioxide into basalt and turned it into solid rock in two years. This effort offers a potential solution for curbing the high carbon gas emissions in our atmosphere.<p>Scientists have been working together to reduce carbon emissions on a global scale and are looking for …

20 most spectacular game worlds on PC

The Witcher 3<p>Arma 3<p>Grand Theft Auto 5<p>Sleeping Dogs<p>Arkham Knight<p>Dishonored<p>Mad Max<p>Dark Souls 3<p>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim<p>Bioshock and Bioshock …

Megacities to ghost towns: Asia's extreme skylines - CNN Style

Written by Jeffrey Johnson, CNN<p>Jeffrey Johnson is director of the School of Architecture at the University of Kentucky (UK) School of Design and a principal with SLAB Architecture in the US. Prior to joining UK, Johnson was founder of the Asia Megacities Lab at the Graduate School of Architecture, …

Superblocks: How Barcelona is taking city streets back from cars

The world is experiencing rapid urbanisation, but not every city is growing. Population is likely to decline in 17% of large cities in developed regions and 8% of cities across the world from 2015 to 2025, according to a McKinsey report

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In Ghana’s capital, cars, motorbikes and minibuses jostle for road space during a daily descent on the city centre. With air pollution killing thousands every year and Accra’s population set to double within 20 years, can the city find a solution?<p>Every morning before the sun rises, Stella Ampofo, a …

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The Rigging of the American Market

Much of the national debate about widening inequality focuses on whether and how much to tax the rich and redistribute their income downward.<p>But this debate ignores the upward redistributions going on every day, from the rest of us to the rich. These redistributions are hidden inside the market.<p>The …

Republican Kelly Ayotte Lost Millions of Dollars by Defying Koch Brothers on Climate Change

Climate change is urgent, human-caused, and real, yet all but one of the Republican Senate candidates in competitive races this year say they have …

For centuries scientists dismissed birds as dumb based on physical differences in their brains. How wrong we were.<p>When Jane Goodall observed chimpanzees making tools in 1960, humans lost their self-aggrandizing status as the world’s only tool makers. Now scientists are beginning to realise there …

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Why Republican Candidates Gave Up on American Cities: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the last seven days.<p>“Why Republicans Don’t Even Try to Win Cities Anymore,” Emily Badger and Quoctrung Bui, <i>The New York Times</i><p>Ronald Reagan visited the South Bronx in the summer of 1980, when Charlotte Street was still lined …

Vertical Forest Hotel Offers Eco-Friendly Luxury While Helping Restore Natural Landscape

A vertical forest is much more than just an architectural style—for firm Stefano Boeri Architetti (SBA), it is a way of achieving symbiosis with nature. Widely known for establishing the world’s first vertical forest, SBA Studios created the prototype Bosco Vericale in Milan that encompassed the …

Cities like you've never seen them before: A Japanese artist's giant 'Diorama Maps'

With GPS technology at our fingertips and Siri available to navigate our every turn, paper maps have been rendered obsolete.<p>But that is exactly what Japanese photographer Sohei Nishino has created with his series of collaged “Diorama Maps,” which went on view Friday at the San Francisco Museum of …

Beijing to intervene in Hong Kong lawmaker oath dispute

HONG KONG (AP) — Beijing plans to intervene in a Hong Kong political dispute over two young, newly elected separatist lawmakers in a rare move that …

Trump vs. Clinton Battle Turning Heads in China

BEIJING — There have been no official Chinese polls to help tease out what the world’s most populous nation thinks of the American presidential election.<p>That doesn’t mean people in this rising world power and U.S. rival aren’t watching the tumultuous race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and …

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A renegade photographer got inside this lawless Hong Kong community that was 119 times denser than New York City

It was called the Kowloon Walled City.<p>With a population of 33,000 squeezed into a tiny lot, at its peak the city was 119 times as dense as present-day New York City. Although it faced rampant crime and poor sanitation, the city was impressively self-sustainable until its demolition in 1993.<p>In the …