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The Sackler household’s engaging to reduction its billions
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This past January, the Justice Department announced the results of investigations into Practice Fusion, a San Francisco-based company that maintains an online platform for health records. According to prosecutors, Practice Fusion had created a digital alert that prompted physicians to recommend strong opioid painkillers while meeting with patients. In return for adding the alert, Practice…

Algorithm discovers how six molecules may maybe per chance well smartly presumably evolve into existence’s developing blocks
Algorithm discovers how six molecules may maybe pe...

An organic synthesis algorithm has mapped out the thousands of reactions that might have converted abiotic compounds into the building blocks of life more than 3.5 billion years ago. Starting off with six simple precursors, the program discovered many known as well as 24 entirely new pathways to prebiotic molecules, and showed how catalytic and…

The Magnificent, the Scandalous, and the Bye Bye: Why I Left My Tenured Tutorial Job
The Magnificent, the Scandalous, and the Bye Bye: ...

Sat, Oct 3, 2020 RSS: The news is out: I left France, I'm no longer a professor at EURECOM, I joined the Malware Research Team at CISCO Talos, and I moved to beautiful Vienna. Big change :-) I have been a professor for a bit more than three years, but I have had contrasting feelings…

Time to Pardon Edward Snowden?
Time to Pardon Edward Snowden?

In 2013, Edward Snowden, a contractor with the NSA, leaked documents to journalists that exposed the United States mass surveillance program of Americans’ telephone records. When Snowden leaked the documents, he fled immediately to Russia as he was, and still is, facing US espionage changes. However, seven years later on September 2, 2020, the U.S.…

A particular, sturdy, and thermally insulated wood for vitality efficient dwelling windows
A particular, sturdy, and thermally insulated wood...

Posted by Diane Banegas (ret) and posted by Robert Westover, Office of Communication, USDA Forest Service in Forestry Oct 01, 2020 The piece of glass in the above photo was made from wood. Research work at the Forest Products Lab on using wood to create transparent windows is making great strides. (Photo USDA Forest Service)…

Regal and Cineworld reportedly closing all theaters in US and UK subsequent week
Regal and Cineworld reportedly closing all theater...

Cineworld, owner of the largest chain of theaters in the UK and Ireland and the second-largest in the United States — Regal Cinemas — will reportedly close all its theaters next week, according to Variety, The Sunday Times, and others. Variety reports that all 543 theaters in the US will be closed, which account for…

fortieth Anniversary of the Ethernet
fortieth Anniversary of the Ethernet

Today marks the 40th anniversary of "The Ethernet: A Local Area Network; Data Link Layer and Physical Layer Specification," a version 1.0 specification published on 30th September 1980 and included in ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review in July 1981. Ethernet is still used today in the majority of the lowest layer of computer networks, sitting underneath IP and…

M17 Objectives to Replace Proprietary Ham Radio Protocols
M17 Objectives to Replace Proprietary Ham Radio Pr...

While M17 might sound like a new kind of automatic rifle (as actually, it is), we were referring to an open source project to create a ham radio transceiver. Instead of paraphrasing the project’s goals, we’ll simply quote them: The goal here should be to kick the proprietary protocols off the airwaves, replace DMR, Fusion,…

Ants improve their properties with the heads of their enemies (2018)
Ants improve their properties with the heads of th...

Scientists are beginning to solve a mystery involving three ants: A headhunter, a formidable biter, and a kidnapper. For 60 years, scientists have known that one species of small, rust-colored ant known as Formica archboldi likes to decorate its nests with skulls, or head cases, of several kinds of trap-jaw ants. This is bizarre, because…

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