Michael Davis

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When the Lights Went Out in the Universe

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i><i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

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As Trump gets 'unshackled,' Clinton's campaign sweats turnout

<b>(CNN) —</b> An "unshackled" Donald Trump makes Hillary Clinton's top aides happy, but it does come with concerns, they said Tuesday.<p>They are worried that a negative, race to the bottom with Trump could stifle turnout, arguing that it has become clear to them -- especially over the last 48 hours -- that …

'Get off your high horse about this tax thing': 'Morning Joe' host slams Clinton response to Trump tax records

During a discussion on Tuesday's show, cohost Mika Brzezinski praised the Republican presidential nominee's reaction to Saturday's New York Times revelation about Trump's massive loss he reported in 1995.<p>Brzezinski argued that Trump was smart to embrace his avoidance of paying federal income taxes, …

Turning to the brain to reboot computing

Computation is stuck in a rut. The integrated circuits that powered the past 50 years of technological revolution are reaching their physical limits.

I Spent The Summer Photographing The Milky Way Galaxy In Hawaii

I am unable to associate stress with Astrophotography. Stumbling around alone, in the dark attempting to capture the night sky has turned out to be …

Photography

Microsoft developing computer made from DNA to ‘solve the problem of cancer’ as if it were a bug

Microsoft has vowed to “solve the problem of cancer” within a decade by using ground-breaking computer science to crack the code of diseased cells so …

The Cloud on Titan That Shouldn't Exist

The mystery cloud is made of material that doesn't exist anywhere else in Titan's atmosphere. So where did it come from?<p>NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered a strange cloud on Titan that goes against everything scientists thought they knew about the moon's atmosphere.<p>Titan is a cold place. This …

Astronomy

Opinion: Can the Xbox Strike Back With Scorpio?

Sony has stumbled for the first time in four years. Here’s how Microsoft can capitalize.<p>Regardless of your platform affiliations, there’s no denying …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

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Fossils Suggest Life on Earth Is Much Older Than We Thought

In the grand scheme of things, the entirety of human existence has barely lasted the blink of an eye. We’re freshmen in our own home and constantly …

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Only known white killer whale sighted by scientists for first time since 2012

An extremely rare white killer whale - the first adult of its kind ever spotted - has been rediscovered by scientists.<p>The whale, who they have named Iceberg, was seen off the coast of Russia's Kuril Islands.<p>Iceberg was last spotted in 2012 off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia, and seems to …

1 Syrian family, among 10,000 refugees, settles into US life

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Nadim Fawzi Jouriyeh took part in a ceremony Sunday in Amman, Jordan, to mark the United States taking in its goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees in a year-old resettlement program.<p>By Wednesday, the 47-year-old former construction worker and his family were walking grocery …

Bill Clinton aides used tax dollars to subsidize foundation, private email support

Program for ex-presidents paid salaries and benefits to Clinton aides at the center of controversies.<p>Bill Clinton's staff used a decades-old federal government program, originally created to keep former presidents out of the poorhouse, to subsidize his family’s foundation and an associated …

The Tropical Storm That's Approaching Florida Right Now "Has a Mind of Its Own"

Get ready for a big one.<p>As tropical storm Hermine - upgraded from a tropical depression Wednesday afternoon - takes aim at Florida’s western Big Bend …

Classic email scam earns thieves $44m in a single heist

Earlier in August, leading cable manufacturer Leoni AG announced it has fallen victim to an online scam that has cost the company a staggering $44 million in funds. Following two weeks of investigation, new details have surfaced today and it was revealed the thieves used the oldest trick in the …

Identity Theft

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

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