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Is Aggressive Science Reporting A Human Rights Violation?

When covering science as news, taking the humans who do science out of the story is a bad idea. But journalists should treat scientists with the same respect to which all humans are entitled.<p>Last summer, what had seemed like a promising technique for stem cell research was rapidly unraveling, along …

Tesla Model S P85D breaks Consumer Reports ratings, scores 103 out of 100.

Two years ago, <i>Consumer Reports</i> was blown away by Tesla’s Model S electric sedan. Extolling the vehicle’s futuristic features and “off the charts” …

How Close Are We To Nuclear Fusion?

The ability to not only utilize but, at will, to create fire — a source of heat, light and energy that could be applied to a variety of purposes — was perhaps the key development that led humankind to dominate the plant and animal world, and eventually, all of Earth itself. By harnessing and …

Nuclear Energy

Facebook removes 'feeling fat' status option and emoji after campaign

Social network responds to petition from anti-body shaming group to get rid of status option and double-chin emoji<p>Facebook has removed the “fat” option from its list of “feelings” available as part of its status feature, apparently in response to a Change.org petition which gathered almost 17,000 …

Social Media

German Professor Sorry for Rejecting Indian Student Due to Nation's 'Rape Problem'

A German professor from the University of Leipzig, whose refusal to grant an Indian student an internship because of his nation’s “rape problem” …

Beijing Censors Viral Film On Chinese Pollution

The film had garnered over 100 million views before being pulled from the internet.<p>An independent documentary on China's extreme pollution problem that had gone viral in the country was blocked by Beijing authorities on Saturday.<p><i>Under the Dome</i>, a 103-minute film by independent reporter Chai Jing, …

India accused of ‘misguided’ ban on rape documentary

The director of a controversial documentary about the fatal gang rape of a young woman in Delhi has branded a ban on the film being shown in India as “misguided”, accusing her critics of reacting “hysterically”.<p><i>India’s Daughter,</i> made by Leslee Udwin, triggered national debate in India with the …

India

China takes environmental documentary that went viral off the web

China has begun deleting the documentary about smog that became an overnight sensation, notching up hundreds of millions of views.<p>Under The Dome took the country by storm with its vivid depiction of air pollution and its effect on the health of the nation. Made by a former reporter for the state …

China

India: Rape documentary excerpts 'incite violence against women'

<b>(CNN) —</b> India's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has told all news channels not to air a controversial documentary about rape in India -- warning that the excerpts "appear to encourage and incite violence against women."<p>The BBC Storyville documentary was originally scheduled to air Sunday, …

India

Twitter Parodies, Politicians and Police Raids

For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. From Representative Paul Ryan to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the pope, …

'Artificial retina' could detect sub-atomic particles

<b>The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse sub-atomic particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.</b><p>In these collisions, protons - ordinary matter - are smashed together at close to light speeds.<p>These powerful smash-ups could yield new particles and …