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Melting Arctic sea ice could be about to start uncontrollable global climate change, experts warn

The rapid melting of the Arctic sea ice could be about to bring about catastrophic events across the world, scientists have warned.<p>The effects of the …

Cooperation on Research and Higher Education - Why Does it Matter?

International Education Week is an excellent opportunity to highlight the importance and benefits of global education and the value international cooperation brings to science.<p>In the past month, the embassy has hosted the Transatlantic Forum (formerly Transatlantic Science Week) in Chicago and a …

Higher Education

The Latest School Reform in Finland Introduces a New Way to Look at Subjects

In its latest efforts to keep improving its curriculum and make its pupils more equipped to succeed in the modern world, Finland has rethought the …

Education

Teaching Students How to Manage Feedback

The classroom is a non-stop hub of feedback: test grades, assignment scores, paper comments, peer review, individual conferences, nonverbal cues, and …

Teaching

Saturn's north pole looks like a watercolor painting

Saturn's rings aren't the only noteworthy circles around the planet. NASA's Cassini spacecraft gets a good look at its beautiful banded north pole.<p>NASA may be built on science, but the space agency also likes to muse about the artistic side of the universe.<p>The Cassini spacecraft snapped an image of …

Astronomy

The astronaut who wants to change how we see the world

Astronaut Ron Garan was profoundly moved by his view of the Earth from space. Now he wants us all to get a similar glimpse of the fragile world he witnessed.<p>The World View manufacturing facility in Tucson, Arizona contains what looks like the world’s largest wallpaper-pasting table. At 540ft-long …

Space Exploration

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

Google will soon ban fake news sites from using its ad network

Cutting off their revenue streams<p>Today, Google announced that its advertising tools will soon be closed to websites that promote fake news, a policy that could cut off revenue streams for publications that peddle hoaxes on platforms like Facebook. The decision comes at a critical time for the tech …

Report: Apple exploring digital glasses, could release its offering as early as 2018

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is currently weighing the possibility of expanding into the field of digital glasses. While the report is sparse on details, it notes that the market could be particularly lucrative for Apple.<p>Apple is weighing an expansion into digital glasses, a …

Facebook employees reportedly fed up with fake news

In the wake of Donald Trump's victory, a group of employees at the social network reportedly form a secret task force to battle bogus news.<p>Apparently, not everyone is happy with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's assurance that fake news on Facebook didn't sway the election. Even the social network's own …

Internet

The next US president faces a world of trouble

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> POTUS 45 won't have much time to celebrate.<p>After a bruising brawl of a campaign, the next US commander in chief will inherit a world with the toughest array of foreign policy challenges in decades.<p>The President's Situation Room meetings will focus on hot, cold and simmering …

Middle East

Black Hole Jets Stifle Star Formation By Increasing Gas Turbulence In Galaxies, Study Reveals

Black holes — objects that are so dense that not even light can escape their gravitational pull — play a key role in suppressing star formation, …

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Copyright

Commentary: The number one reason to fix U.S.-Russia relations | Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia was ready to fully restore relations with the United States following the election of Donald Trump. But even so, when Trump assumes power on Jan. 20, he will inherit a Russian-American relationship in deep crisis.<p>A crew lines up on the …

Russia

Famous Buddhist Monks of Ancient Korea

Throughout ancient Korea's history Buddhist monks were a particularly important element of state and religious affairs. From the 4th century CE …

Ancient History

Archaeologists Discover Pharaonic Boat Burial at the Ancient Site of Abydos

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient Pharaonic boat burial at Abydos, an ancient Egyptian religious center that sits about six …

Archaeology

NSF may shut down West Virginia’s Green Bank Telescope and people aren’t happy

Tight budgets have forced the National Science Foundation to consider shutting down and deconstructing the Green Bank Telescope, the largest steerable telescope in the world. This consideration has caused controversy among astronomers and members of the general public alike.<p>Located in Green Bank, …

Night delight - 'supermoon' to grace Earth's skies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades will be on display in the coming days, promising Earth-bound sky-watchers a celestial "supermoon" spectacle.<p>The full moon will come nearer to Earth than at any time since 1948, astronomers said. At closest …

Supermoon

Austin Researchers Map Neurological Process of Learning

The study, which was published Nov. 1 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, examined how dynamic shifts in a person's knowledge are …

Machine Learning

These 10 maps let you look at New York in entirely new ways

These are SO much better than an MTA subway map. We got a peek at a new book of dozens of NYC maps, <i>You Are Here: NYC: Mapping the Soul of the City</i>, …

Inland Empire

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China Premier Li says economy to maintain steady growth | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will maintain steady growth and speed up economic transformation, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Saturday, adding that the world’s No. 2 economy would be able to overcome current challenges, official news agency Xinhua reported.<p>China's Premier Li Keqiang arrives to the …

China

This is how putting Donald Trump in the White House would wreck the world economy

Hope for the best but prepare for the worst is a good motto in economics, as in much of life. It comes readily to mind when I think of what Donald …

Elon Musk and Tesla Not Hedging Bets on SolarCity

Investors didn't get a lot of clarification during a Monday conference call about what a merger between <b>Tesla Motors</b> (NASDAQ: TSLA) and <b>SolarCity</b> (NASDAQ: SCTY) would look like, but Elon Musk made one thing clear: he's not hedging his bets on SolarCity, and will fully incorporate the company into …

Tesla

Why We're Excited About These 5 Top Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>It's pretty exciting when you find a stock idea you can really get behind. We reached out to some of our top Motley Fool contributors to ask them what stocks have them jumping for joy right now. They came back with an eclectic list of intriguing stocks that includes</b> …

Investing

Putin Appears with Trump in Flurry of Swing-State Rallies

TAMPA (The Borowitz Report)—Infused with a sense of urgency as Election Day nears, the Trump campaign has enlisted President Vladimir Putin, of Russia, to appear with the Republican nominee in a dizzying array of swing-state rallies over the weekend.<p>Putin will be the most visible Trump surrogate in …

Report: German military intelligence finds 20 Islamists in Bundeswehr

The German government is planning security checks on all Bundeswehr applicants from July 2017 after 20 Islamists were uncovered in the army, a report …