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A Dangerous Twist To The Latest Ebola Outbreak

How do you reach patients in a conflict zone? Health workers are coming up with creative strategies in a violent zone of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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In Psychology And Other Social Sciences, Many Studies Fail The Reproducibility Test

Many social sciences experiments couldn't be reproduced in a new study, thus calling into question their findings. The field of social science is pushing hard to improve its scientific rigor.

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The Science Behind Social Science Gets Shaken Up—Again

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:00
An attempt to replicate some of the decade's best research shows some of it … doesn’t.
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Meet the Rosehip Cell, a New Kind of Human Neuron

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:00
Transcriptome sequencing technologies are opening the doors to a new era of cellular discovery, and not just in the brain.
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Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter’s North

NASA Image of the Day - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 10:45
Striking atmospheric features in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere are captured in this series of color-enhanced images from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
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Student Loan Watchdog Quits; Blames Trump Administration

The nation's student loan watchdog has resigned from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, arguing that its current leadership has undermined efforts to protect student borrowers.

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ISIS Leader In Afghanistan Killed In U.S. Strike, Officials Say

Afghan officials declared success after American forces targeted Abu Sayeed Orakzai. The U.S. military says the strike took place near the border with Pakistan.

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The Physics of Falling Into a Black Hole

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:00
This week, newspapers reported that a man had fallen into an art installation consisting of an 8-foot-deep circular hole painted black. It's kinda not his fault.
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Star Wars News: Rose Tico Is the Resistance's One True Hero

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:00
Kelly Marie Tran wrote an op-ed for 'The New York Times,' proving she's the leader the movement needs.
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Inside the Workspace of Audiovisual Designer Love Hultén

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:00
Enter the studio where Love Hultén synthesizes fine woodcraft and hand-wired electronics into musical works of art.
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Don't Bug Out! The Smithsonian Channel Is Going To Show You How To Cook Insects

Dried Manchurian scorpions? Think softshell crabs. Crickets? They're not far from crawfish. A new series aims to showcase the flavors of edible insects — prized ingredients in parts of the world.

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Best Smartphones of 2018: Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, iPhone

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 08:00
If you're on the prowl for a new Android, Galaxy, or iPhone, read our full guide to the best smartphones of 2018.
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Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal Keeps Parishioners From Mass

After a grand jury report alleging mass child abuse in the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, some parishioners skipped Mass, including a family who says their identity and community are in question.

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Y Combinator Learns Basic Income Is Not So Basic After All

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 07:00
More than two years after revealing plans to give people a guaranteed monthly income, the incubator now says it hopes to begin the study in 2019.
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Elegant 3-D Drawings Show NYC Subway Stations Are Places, Too

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 07:00
New York City architect Candy Chan wants city residents to think more deeply about their fascinating, complex mass transit system.
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So Long, Fall TV: Big Year-Round Releases Flip the Script

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 07:00
Ever-morphing movie and marquee-show releases have upended conventional wisdom about when new content hits screens.
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Jacksonville Shooting Witness Recalls 'People Crying' And 'Running For Their Lives'

Ryen Aleman tells NPR how he and another gamer hid in a restroom to avoid the shooter. As the two huddled in a stall, they could hear gunshots and the cries of people who had been hit.

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NPR's Fall TV Preview: 20 Shows To Watch Out For

Broadcast, cable and streaming networks have a lot on tap for the remainder of 2018. Our television and pop culture team has assembled a list of the most promising shows coming your way.

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One Of A Kind: John McCain's Indelible Place In American Politics

The senator and presidential candidate had a willingness to take the high road, even if it wasn't politically popular. That may have cost him some supporters but earned him the respect of others.

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T.I.: Tiny Desk Concert

In the fifteen years since he released Trap Muzik, Tip Harris has reinvented himself a thousand times over. But the stories he recounts from that era make his Tiny Desk a memorable one.

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