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In breakthrough experiment, scientists shine a light on antimatter

Antimatter is weird stuff. It was created during the Big Bang along with traditional matter, but it has the exact opposite properties of the kinds of matter we know: anti-electrons (or positrons) have a positive charge rather than negative, for example, while antiprotons, the antimatter versions of …

Physics

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin agree: Let’s revive the nuclear arms race

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a speech Thursday in which he praised his country's military operations on behalf of the government of Syria and made a case for how Russia could become stronger.<p>“We need to strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear …

Donald Trump

Tensions rise between Trump and the CIA over Russia's hacking during the 2016 campaign

Tensions between<p>Donald Trumpand U.S. intelligence officials boiled over Saturday as the president-elect’s transition team mockingly compared a secretCIAassessment that Russia tried to sway the U.S. election in Trump's favor to the agency’s misjudgments on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Trump team takes swipe at US intel groups over Russian hacking

US intelligence agencies think Russia wanted to aid a Trump victory with hacks during the election, say reports. Trump's transition team fires back.<p>The debate about alleged Russian efforts to hack the US presidential election got more intense Friday.<p>Citing unnamed sources, two major US newspapers …

Donald Trump

CIA chief warns Trump: Scrapping Iran deal 'height of folly'

<b>The director of the CIA has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be "disastrous" and "the height of folly".</b><p>In a BBC interview, John Brennan also advised the new president to be wary of Russia's promises, blaming Moscow for much of the suffering in Syria.<p>In …

Donald Trump

Get Involved in The World's Biggest Quantum Physics Experiment Happening Right Now

Play games for physics.<p>What could be the world's largest quantum physics experiment is happening today, 30 November 2016, and researchers need people …

Beware: Scalable Vector Graphics Files Are A New Ransomware Threat

SVG files offer many advantages as far as graphics go, but hackers looking to embed malware on websites can exploit them.<p>Creative cyber criminals are …

With its newest invention, Facebook aims to become the world’s largest charity fundraising platform

Launch Facebook today and you’ll see a large advertisement for #GivingTuesday, the five-year old nonprofit whose annual day of charity follows the binge shopping of Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the US. This year, Giving Tuesday has partnered with Facebook to highlight heartwarming acts of …

Giving Tuesday

Donald Trump’s plan for Medicaid will cut health spending on the rural voters who elected him

Here’s one of the terms know if you’re following Donald Trump’s efforts to restructure the American health care system next year: “Block grant.”<p>The news that Trump will nominate Congressional representative (and former physician) Tom Price of Georgia to lead the US Department of Health and Human …

Health Care

An Insight into 26 Big Data Analytic Techniques - Part 1

‘Big Data’ is the application of specialized techniques and technologies to process very large sets of data. These data sets are often so large and …

The Senate will vote on renewing Iran sanctions this week

If the extension of the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) is passed as expected, it would be sent to the White House, where President Barack Obama is expected to sign it into law.<p>The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly last month for the extension of the ISA, first passed in 1996 to punish …

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Standing Rock is the civil rights issue of our time – let's act accordingly

The US government sent helpers to protect integration efforts in the 1960s. Why not do more to protect the Dakota Pipeline protesters today?<p>When John Doar died in 2014, Barack Obama, who’d already awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, called him “one of America’s bravest lawyers”. Without …

Rights & Freedoms

China’s Former Richest Man Turns His Mind to Neuroscience

Humankind has made huge scientific progress in the last decade, and China’s tech giants can no longer achieve success by enjoying access to a gigantic market and emulating existing innovative firms. Competition in the science and technology industry has reached a stage where speed decides who …

Putin brings China's Great Firewall to Russia in cybersecurity pact

Russia has been working on incorporating elements of China’s Great Firewall into the “Red Web”, the country’s system of internet filtering and control, after unprecedented cyber collaboration between the countries.<p>A decision earlier this month to block the networking site LinkedIn in Russia is the …

China