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Can we know what animals are thinking? – The Economist

<i>For the first of our new series of Medium stories about the animal kingdom, we’ve chosen a 2015 essay about the minds of animals. Animals think,</i> …

• Company must fly below 400ft in ‘visual meterological conditions’<br>• Amazon will need to obtain new certification if it modifies drone design<p>Amazon.com Inc has won US federal regulators’ approval to test a delivery drone, as the e-commerce giant pursues a vision of speeding packages to customers …

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Boehner’s destructive paranoia: Why the reason for his shutdown stunts is based on a lie

Conventional wisdom says Boehner must indulge his conference’s wingnuts, or lose his job. Here’s why that’s wrong<p>And so it was, that John Boehner folded. We'd figured he would have held out until Friday, but Boehner decided to get it over with on Tuesday so that coverage of Benjamin Netanyahu's …

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Where Could Ebola Strike Next? Scientists Hunt Virus In Asia

The first step of virus hunting? Catch bats. Ecologist Kevin Olival travels around the world, looking for deadly viruses in bats. In Bangladesh, Rousettus fruit bats live in ancient ruins — and carry signs of Ebola.<p>Credit: Jonathan Epstein/EcoHealth Alliance<p>A few years ago, disease ecologist David …