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The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare

She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But after eight years of keeping a heavy secret, the day came when Alayne Fleischmann couldn't take it …

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​One Codex wants to make searching DNA as easy as using Google

Once upon a time, sequencing your genome was a prohibitively expensive proposition -- mapping out your genetic code cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and the practical applications of the data were few and far between. These day the process is so affordable that health care professionals are …

ModCloth leads the charge against Photoshopped models

What's the quickest way to lose 5 pounds? Why Photoshop, of course. If you've picked up a magazine anytime in the last 15 years, you've probably been treated to a digitally manipulated parody of the human form. The practice of photoshopping flaws out of models, celebrities and musicians has become …


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FCC proposal would fund WiFi networks in schools

The FCC's E-rate program has been funding classroom internet access for a while, but it's focused on wired connections; that's a bit short-sighted in an era where many laptops and tablets are WiFi-only. Agency officials are keenly aware of this need to catch up, as they've proposed a plan that uses …

Researchers get closer to solving lithium-ion battery life degradation

As anyone with a smartphone, laptop or indeed a whole electric car will know, lithium-ion batteries degrade over time.<p>Each time you charge and discharge the batteries, they lose a little capacity. Day to day you don’t really notice, but over a year, or two, it means being able to use your phone (or …

Cheap at sea, pricey on the plate: The voodoo of lobster economics

Small lobsters are thrown back during an early morning fish off the coast of Nova Scotia. (Scott Munn for The Globe and Mail)<p>To the best of my recollection, Larry the Lobster showed up in one of Lloyd Robicheau’s traps some time between dawn and 8 a.m. on a Tuesday. My memory of the event is …


Giant Mushroom

The King Of the Forest

Game over

Iceland Naturally


Moments Before the Storm