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Updates: Thiem & Nadal Knotted At One Set Apiece

Dominic Thiem has come out swinging in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday evening, taking the first set from three-time US Open champion Rafael Nadal …

Tennis

Mueller will accept Trump's written responses as first step: source

(Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will accept written answers from President Donald Trump on whether his campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, but Mueller is not ruling out a follow-up interview on that issue, a person familiar with the matter said on …

Donald Trump

7 best paid iPhone apps on sale for free today only

We’re not sure we can top yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, but we’ve found seven iOS apps that are definitely worth …

Apps

How can we fix unconscious racism?

Racist stereotypes, at their root, come from quite a fundamental learning mechanism. Humans are able to learn and adapt so quickly because they are excellent at making generalisations about the world based on very limited experience. Take dogs, for example - a toddler might reasonably conclude …

Thousands Of Monkeys Have Suffered For The War On Terror

They are the unsung heroes of the war on terror — or its hidden innocent victims, depending on your point of view.<p>They have been deliberately infected with deadly bacteria and viruses, including plague, anthrax, Ebola, and smallpox. Some have been dosed with nerve agents. Others have been lethally …

Monkeys

Confluent Closes $24M Series B Round For Its Apache Kafka-Based Stream Data Platform

The open source Kafka real-time stream data service was incubated at LinkedIn over five years ago. Since then, Kafka has become an Apache open-source project and the original developers left LinkedIn last year to launch Confluent, an enterprise startup that — unsurprisingly — focuses on Kafka.<p>The …

Big Data

Dark matter mapped in 3-D detail - Technology & science - Space | NBC News

SEATTLE — The most detailed 3-D map of the universe ever made, stretching back over billions of years, provides the best evidence yet that mysterious "dark matter" serves as the unseen scaffolding on which everything we can see is hung, astronomers reported Sunday.<p>The findings are based on years' …

Jabari Brown out of Lakers' summer league, with eye injury

The Lakers, who were decimated by injuries last season, hope to have better luck ahead.<p>As the team prepares for summer league game in Las Vegas, the Lakers already have their first player on the injured list.<p>On Monday, second-year guard Jabari Brown was poked in the eye during practice.<p>He was …

Basketball

The researchers behind 'the biggest biotech discovery of the century' found it by accident

Doudna tells Business Insider that they were studying the system that bacteria use to defend themselves against viruses, something that might be considered basic research, science pursued just for the sake of greater understanding.<p>Their project was a curiosity-driven initiative to understand a …