Politics & Current Affairs
  • Leaked audio from internal Facebook meeting ostensibly showcases Zuckerberg's candid thoughts on Elizabeth Warren.
  • Zuckerberg tells his staff that they're ready to "go to the mat and and you fight."
  • Warren has not backed down on her calls for busting up the big tech companies.
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Ancient philosophic scrolls — scorched by Vesuvius — could be made readable once again

Carbonized papyrus scrolls may again see the light after thousands of years.

Digital Restoration Initiative/University of Kentucky
Technology & Innovation
  • Researchers will be using new technology to examine famous ancient artifacts.
  • They'll use the powerful light source, Diamond, at the U.K.'s national synchrotron facility.
  • The team has developed a special technique to virtually unwrap the scrolls so that they can be read.
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Turkish scientist sentenced to 15-months in jail for publishing environmental study

Turkish government is trying to silence its own.

Politics & Current Affairs
  • Turkish scientist, Bülent Şık, was arrested for publishing research about a public health crisis.
  • His research found that local soil, food and water was directly related to a high incidence of cancer in Western Turkey.
  • Şık published the results on his own after being denied the right to by the Turkish government.
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Technology & Innovation
  • New project off the U.K. coast could power up to 1 million homes.
  • The solar farm is one of the largest of its kind.
  • Hornsea is the farthest-out-to-sea offshore solar plant in the world.
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