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Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

What it's like to discover you're non-binary

Subscribers are entitled, at any time, to inform Haaretz-IHT of their desire to cancel their subscription by leaving a clear telephone message on …

A statement from Metro Council President Tom Hughes: Overcoming racism in greater Portland

<b>By Metro Council President Tom Hughes</b>

Racism

Construction underway after Hyatt Regency Portland groundbreaking ceremony

<b>By Nick Christensen</b>Bylined articles are written by Metro staff and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Metro or the Metro Council. Learn …

Hyatt

Japan's population falls for eighth straight year but number of foreign residents rises

Japan’s population — excluding foreign residents — fell last year at the fastest pace since the current survey started in 1968 as the number of …

Japan

CU Boulder nationally recognized for LGBTQ inclusion

The University of Colorado has been nationally recognized for its LGBTQ inclusivity, according to a CU news release.

LGBTQI

Once a drug user in Japan, always an outcast

Since being arrested for possession of stimulant drugs on June 2, it is assumed that 30-year-old actor Ryo Hashizume’s career is over. As Mark …

U.S. Image Suffers as Publics Around World Question Trump’s Leadership

Although he has only been in office a few months, Donald Trump’s presidency has had a major impact on how the world sees the United States. Trump and …

Geopolitics

Physicists make quantum leap in understanding life's nanoscale machinery

A diagnostic technique that can detect tiny molecules signalling the presence of cancer could be on the horizon.<p>The possibility of an entirely new …

Ancient Egyptian's wooden toe is sophisticated prosthetic

<b>(CNN) —</b> A wooden big toe that enabled a priest's daughter to walk around 3,000 years ago has been found to be even more complex than researchers believed. It is thought to be one of the oldest prosthetic devices ever found.<p>"By using a sophisticated way of fixing the individual parts of the …

DNA solves ancient animal riddle that Darwin couldn't

<b>(CNN) —</b> After the last of its kind died out about 12,000 years ago, a strange animal that stumped Charles Darwin is finally being added to the tree of life, according to a new study in the journal Nature Communications.<p>Macrauchenia patachonica lived during the last ice age. It resembled a bulky …

William Gibson's 'Hinterlands'Is Becoming a Multimedia Animated Franchise

The hand-drawn animation studio Last Studio Standing just announced plans to adapt William Gibson’s scifi story “Hinterlands” into a short film and a …

NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Climbing Mount Sharp

Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught a view of the Curiosity rover this month amid rocky …

Mystery of the 'creepy unmarked helicopters' has been solved

In the past 24 hours, the drama surrounding the low-flying, menacing, unmarked helicopters has widened, but I can formally state that we have found …

Damon Lindelof's Bringing a Watchmen Series to HBO

It’s only been a few weeks since the excellent series finale of Damon Lindelof’s <i>The</i> <i>Leftovers</i> <i></i>left us all reeling and wondering what he’d be working on …

M, F or X: Oregon Becomes First State to Allow Non-Binary Gender Marker on Drivers Licenses

There are typically two markers for gender on identification cards that Americans use: “M” for male and “F” for female. But residents in Oregon will …

Unseen Photos of Mount St. Helens Eruption Uncovered From Forgotten Camera

A vintage camera from the early 20th century containing a roll of undeveloped film has yielded an extraordinary set of images showing the 1980 …

Quest to develop abandoned film uncovers Mount St. Helens eruption photos

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Director of Michigan's Health Department Faces Involuntary Manslaughter Charge Over Flint Water Crisis (UPDATED)

On Wednesday, Michigan’s Attorney General announced it will charge Nick Lyon, the Health and Human Services Director, with involuntary manslaughter …

Latest Fahrenheit 451 Casting Shows It's Bringing the Book to the YouTube Age

HBO is developing a feature-length adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s famous 1953 novel <i>Fahrenheit 451</i> starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, about …

Pride Organizers Ask LGBTQ Police Officers Not to March in Uniform in Sunday's Parade

The weather looks auspicious for Portland's Pride Parade, which is scheduled for 11 am on Sunday. But a letter from the parade's organizer, Pride …

After sparing the dreamers, what next?

Ever since Election Day 2016, a large group of young immigrants has been in a painful state of suspense. They were brought here without authorization as children, and many of them have no memory of their native lands. Barack Obama, unable to get Congress to pass legislation allowing it, issued an …

Arrests at Arivaca migrant aid camp don't signal a policy shift, Border Patrol says

Activists disagree, calling Thursday's arrests an escalation of border enforcement tactics.

Dawn of humanity: Neanderthal-Homo sapiens transition

Archaeologists have provided a window into one of the most exciting periods in human history -- the transition between Neanderthals and modern humans.

Why We Should Look For Alien Megastructures Around Pulsars

Some day in the far future, it’s possible our descendants will kick it up a notch and wrap the entire Sun in a massive solar-collecting shell known …

Michelle Carter: What the texting suicide case tells us

<b>A Massachusetts judge has ruled that a teenage girl caused the suicide death of her boyfriend by encouraging him to end his life via text. What does this mean for the future of electronic communication and the law?</b><p>Michelle Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for sending 18-year-old …

Metro Council completes reserves process for second time

View Comments<p>Vote comes a decade after it began under state law; dissatisfied landowners could file new lawsuit in Oregon Court of Appeals.<p>The Metro …

Diet enacts abdication law for Emperor Akihito

The Diet enacted a special single-use law Friday that will allow Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate due to his advanced age, paving the way for Crown …

Japan Creates Samurai Armor For Cats And Dogs

Japan

Damon Lindelof on Balancing Mystery and Closure in 'The Leftovers' Finale

"It doesn’t feel like a risky finale to me," says the showrunner, "but it doesn’t feel like a safe one either."<p><i>The Leftovers</i> has closed the book on …