Angela Kotara

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Trump restrains himself in Kentucky, doesn't respond to FBI testimony

<b>Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump did something rare Monday night: He didn't go there.<p>Speaking before a packed audience Monday, the President didn't once respond to FBI Director James Comey, who spent the day testifying about Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and confirming, …

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The 4 bombshells of James Comey

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The first time that James Comey ever delivered bombshell testimony on Capitol Hill, it was about how he stood up to the White House, refusing to let it carry on with warrantless wiretapping through the National Security Agency.<p>Ten years later, he was at the center of attention …

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Rebuffed by Comey's testimony, Trump tweet teases new theory

<b>Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) —</b> After the FBI director said he had no information to back up a conspiracy theory pushed by President Donald Trump on Twitter, Trump took to Twitter to tease something new.<p>The official presidential Twitter account noted Monday that FBI Director James Comey declined to …

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Scientists Have Discovered a Flaw in How We Think Graphite Turns Into Diamonds

How to make even harder crystals.<p>Diamonds typically come in two 'flavours': a cubic structure valued in jewellery; and a tough, 'hexagonal' form of …

Czech scientists develop magnetic carbon

A dream of many generations of researchers has been fulfilled by a discovery made by scientists at the Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and …


The fatal attraction of lead

<b>For millennia lead has held a deep attraction for painters, builders, chemists and winemakers - but historically it's also done untold harm, especially to children. And while it's been banned in petrol, your car still contains several kilograms of it. So have we finally learned how to use lead</b> …

Sulphur surplus: Up to our necks in a diabolical element

<b>Sulphur has many uses, from making acid to stiffening rubber, but right now we have more than we need - a lot more. It's worth hanging on to, though, because one day it may help feed the world.</b><p>"A sulphur mine in Sicily is about the nearest thing to a hell that is conceivable in my opinion." So …

Lithium-ion co-inventor helps develop solid-state battery that is non-combustible, inexpensive and has a long lifespan

Engineers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new type of battery cell that could one day …

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Scientists create ultra-light, super strong new material based on wood and bone

A new way of making lightweight and incredibly strong materials that have a similar structure to wood and bone has been developed by scientists in …

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Flu Vaccine

Birth in a Time of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

GENEVA/NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) - King Henry VIII, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, all lost their mothers to infections following childbirth, and literature abounds with tragic stories of maternal death, from <i>A Christmas Carol</i> to <i>Wuthering Heights, Far From the</i> …

Why You Should Dispense With Antibacterial Soaps

An FDA ruling on Sept. 2 bans the use of triclosan, triclocarban and 17 other antiseptics from household soaps because they have not been shown to be …

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and the World's Peril

Welcome to the Anthropocene, the era in which one species—human beings—so utterly dominates the planet that all of the driving forces of climate, …

Over 100 bodies found in London – Investigation reveals shocking discovery

Bodies discovered in a pit near Liverpool underwent DNA testing, leading scientists to a massive discovery.<p>Crossrail reported a burial pit contained …