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citiesChicago having more total murders than cities of LA and NY combined leads for calls for Mayor to resign

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There was an anti-violence demonstration in Chicago which also called for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign. Chicago has had more total murders in 2016, 2017 and 2018 than the combined populations of Los Angeles and Chicago. This is despite having …

brainNectome doctor-assisted suicide and uploading versus Alcor Cryonic resuscitation

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Nectome wants to preserve your brain and at some point in the future they would digitize your memories to upload your consciousness. Alcor wants to preserve your brain and body so that when future technology is available your brain and …

deathC-elegans worm death can help us understand and possibly delay death in humans

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A dying worm experiences rigor mortis early in the death process, rather than after the main event as it is for humans, according to a new study by an international team of scientists at UCL and Washington University School of …

deathHarry Dean Stanton, actor in Alien and many other movies has died

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Harry Dean Stanton died at the age of 91. He was in nearly 200 movies. He was in Cool Hand Luke (1967), Kelly’s Heroes (1970), Dillinger (1973), The Godfather: Part II (1974) (small role as FBI agent. Hey Frankie let’s …

agingTrump asks Boeing to price out Advanced Super Hornet F-18 with conformal fuel tanks to put negotiation pressure on Lockheed and the F-35

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In response to a series of cost overruns and other development issues for the F-35 fighter jet, President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he has asked Boeing to “price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet.” Trump’s request — announced via tweet …

canadaIPCC wants $13 trillion to fight climate change up to 2030 and another $31 trillion from 2031 to 2050

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The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that efforts to stabilize levels of greenhouse-gas emissions would require investments of about $13 trillion through 2030. It also noted that reducing emissions would reduce the rate of economic growth (as a …

deathSpaceX Now Has “All the Pieces” For Truly Reusable Rockets

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A successful flight test of the Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket on Sunday demonstrated booster-return capability on a flight to orbit. The technology could enable reusable orbital launch vehicles as early as February, 2014 Spacex Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket lifted off …

controversialGenetically modified has 25% higher yield from larger grains

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China consumes nearly a third of the world’s rice, which is more than what the country currently produces. As its demand for rice continues to increase, crop breeders must come up with new ways to improve grain yield — and …

air pollutionGold hits its golden age as a high-tech material

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Lawrence Livermore National Lab – Despite its reputation as an inert material, nanostructured gold is a very promising candidate as a catalyst, optic, sensor, energy harvester as well as an energy storer. The Laboratory’s Juergen Biener and Arne Wittstock and …