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The number of PhDs has been exceeding the available academic positions since as early as the mid-1990s.
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Many workers moved home on the promise or hope that they'd be able to keep working remotely at least some of the time after the pandemic ended.
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We have pipelines for oil and natural gas. Why not water?
U.S. officials suspect a foreign adversary is targeting American personnel with some form of "directed-energy" weapon.
Contact-tracing apps can be a useful tool for public health, but they have considerable false positive and false negative rates.
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A new study calls the technique "location spoofing."
Political partisanship might be a treatable condition.
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A new study explores how investors' behavior is affected by participating in online communities, like Reddit's WallStreetBets.
A new study suggests that private prisons hold prisoners for a longer period of time, wasting the cost savings that private prisons are supposed to provide over public ones.
A team of scientists managed to install onto a smartphone a spectrometer that's capable of identifying specific molecules — with cheap parts you can buy online.
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And is anyone protecting children's data?