The most reliable RAID levels and what to do in case of failure

There are five different RAID levels available. Which one is right for you?

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  • How do you configure data for fast performance and maximum stability?
  • RAID is a data storage model that utilizes several physical disk drives simultaneously.
  • Learn which RAID configuration is the best for your needs.


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‘Designer baby’ book trilogy explores the moral dilemmas humans may soon create

How would the ability to genetically customize children change society? Sci-fi author Eugene Clark explores the future on our horizon in Volume I of the "Genetic Pressure" series.

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  • A new sci-fi book series called "Genetic Pressure" explores the scientific and moral implications of a world with a burgeoning designer baby industry.
  • It's currently illegal to implant genetically edited human embryos in most nations, but designer babies may someday become widespread.
  • While gene-editing technology could help humans eliminate genetic diseases, some in the scientific community fear it may also usher in a new era of eugenics.
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The 10 best science and technology books of 2020

Perspective twisting books on biology, social science, medical science, cosmology, and tech.

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  • The best science books push us to think, feel, and behave differently.
  • This list includes new releases by authors Merlin Sheldrake, Isabel Wilkerson, James Nestor, David Attenborough, and others.
  • Besides making us more knowledgeable, these books inspire curiosity, passion, and empathy for the universe in and around us.
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13 books everyone should read and why—as voted by you

Add these great titles to your wish list or secure copies for yourself.

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  • We asked BigThink's readers and staff for their recommendations on books everyone should read.
  • A collection of fiction and non-fiction works from around the world spanning millennia, these books will expand your horizons.
  • Many of these books are long out of copyright, and can be read for free.
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"Clean meat" approved for sale in Singapore

Singapore has approved the sale of a lab-grown meat product in an effort to secure its food supplies against disease and climate change.

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  • Singapore has become the first country to approve the sale of a lab-grown meat product.
  • Eat Just, the company behind the product, will have a small-scale commercial launch of its chicken bites.
  • So-called "clean meats" may reduce our reliance on livestock farming, which kills billions of animals worldwide every year.
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    Become fluent in another language with 50% off a lifetime Babbel subscription

    The top-grossing language-learning app on the market just got a major discount.

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    • After just one month of learning, many Babbel users became conversational in a new language.
    • A lifetime subscription to Babbel provides users with the ability to learn 14 different languages whenever they want.
    • Babbel is the top-grossing language-learning app on the market.
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    Help your kid grow their STEM skills with this hands-on kit

    Looking for fun STEM activities to try at home with your kids? Check out this DIY kit packed with 50 projects.

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    • Encouraging an early interest in STEM can build a strong foundation for your child's math and science skills in the future.
    • The best way to teach them is with hands-on projects that are enjoyable to them.
    • Help your kid grow their skills with over 50 hands-on projects in this all-in-one STEM electronics kit.
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