Tim Cook: Tech Firms Must Take Responsibility for ‘Chaos’ They Create

Technology companies need to take responsibility for the “chaos” they create, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Sunday at a Stanford University commencement address, The Hill reported. Digital surveillance threatens innovation and would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started,” he warned, according to CNBC. “If we accept as normal More...

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By SLPundit On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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NASA Spots ‘Star Trek’ Image on Mars Surface

What came first: Mars or “Star Trek?” A NASA orbiter captured an image of Mars that shows a formation embedded into the red planet’s surface. That formation, as it turns out, looks very similar More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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NOAA Unveils Better, More Accurate Weather Predicting System

The business of weather forecasting received a big improvement this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) rolled out a new system. The government agency made the announcement on More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Laser Tracks Down, Kills Cancer Cells

Scientists have developed a non-invasive laser light that can track down and kill circulating cancer cells (CTCs). The Cytophone, developed by Dr. Vladimir Zharov and his team at the University of Arkansas for More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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AMA: Let Minors Override Parents’ Immunization Objections

American Medical Association members have voted to support state policies that would let minors override their parents’ objections to vaccinations. The Chicago Tribune reported the AMA will now encourage More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Researchers Studied Brain Patterns of Radical Jihadists

The brain patterns of 30 Pakistani men from a small, tight-knit community in Barcelona who said they would engage in violent acts in defense of jihadist causes were shown to have less activity in the part of the More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Former EPA Chief: Trump Is ‘Hamstringing Scientists’ on Climate Change

The Trump administration is “hamstringing scientists and their ability to do their work” to combat climate change, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Christine Todd Whitman told More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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NYT: Researchers Use Radiocarbon Dating to Identify Fake Art

A group of researchers has found a way to determine the authenticity of famous paintings using radiocarbon dating, The New York Times reports. In a paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Football Field-Sized Asteroid Could Strike Earth in September

There is a one-in-7,000 chance an asteroid whose diameter is larger than the width of a football field could strike Earth in September. According to Fox News, the object is 164 feet in wide. More than likely, the More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Jeff Bezos: Going to Space Necessary to ‘Save the Earth’

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he wants to colonize the moon to “save the Earth.” At a tech conference in Las Vegas, Bezos said he and his other company — Blue Origin — are working on a giant More...