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Chinese scientists accused of trying to steal US seed samples

Two agricultural scientists from China have been accused of conspiring to take seeds from a research facility in Kansas and pass them to a Chinese delegation visiting the United States.<p>At a detention hearing in Arkansas on Friday, a judge ordered one of the scientists, Wengui Yan, to remain in …

Charles Barkley Talks Future Plans, 'Strained' Relationship with Michael Jordan

Charles Barkley has quickly become a favorite on-air personality of just about every NBA fan, but that doesn't mean he plans to stay in the television game forever. He has bigger plans in mind, which is one of many insights he revealed to Rachel Nichols during an interview that will air on Dec. …

Missing CIA operative failed by US government, family says

The family of an American missing for almost seven years, revealed to have been engaged on a rogue CIA mission in Iran, berated the US government for failing to do enough to secure his release on Friday and called on the Obama administration to “step up and take care of one of its own”.<p>A day after …

Our Favorite Science And Technology Reads From 2013

The best long-form stuff we read this year<p>It was a great year in reading, but no one could've caught all of the amazing science and technology stories. So we've rounded up a few--from <i>Popular Science,</i> as well as plenty of other places--and placed them here for your convenience. Enjoy, and feel free …

Bill Gates And Bono On Their Alliance Of Fortune, Fame And Giving

<b>Forbes:</b> While you two are an odd pairing on paper, I have a theory that you were separated at birth–there are more similarities than you might think.<p><b>Bono:</b> Tallness!<p><b>Forbes:</b> <i>You both played chess growing up. You both started college–neither of you finished it. You both built global businesses. You</i> …

London designer creates 3D-printed, regenerative running shoes from protocells

At the Wearable Futures conference, London designer and researcher Shamees Aden debuted a running shoe concept that will put your worn out kicks to shame. The shoes, which he's developing with University of Southern Denmark professor Martin Hanczyc, are 3D printed from a synthetic biological …

World's biggest investor BlackRock says US rally nearing exhaustion

BlackRock has advised clients to be ready to pull out of global stock markets at any sign of serious trouble<p>BlackRock, the world’s biggest investor, has warned that central banks are poised to tighten monetary policy in the Anglo-Saxon countries and China, advising clients to be ready to pull out …

How a 26-Year-Old Founder Landed Mark Cuban's Money

The Zebra, a Kayak-for-auto-insurance startup, just landed a seed round from, among others, famed investor Mark Cuban. The founder explains how he did it.<p>It all started with a cold email. Subject line: "Want to disrupt the insurance industry?"<p>That's the message Adam Lyons sent to Mark Cuban about …

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49ers New Billion-Dollar Stadium Gears Up for Traffic Mess; Appeals Made to Local Businesses

Though it is scheduled to open a year ahead of schedule, the San Francisco 49ers' $1.2 billion new stadium is still working out how it will prevent a …