Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site – CNET

Warrant drops demand for 1.3 million IP addresses but still seeks subscriber account information.

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Volcano seen from space looks like the entrance to hell – CNET

A NASA satellite snapped a dramatic image of a Russian volcano spitting out an ash plume while surrounded by clouds.

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Jerry Seinfeld’s first Netflix comedy special debuts next month – CNET

The special is the beginning of the comedian’s deal with the streaming service.

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When it comes to controversial science, a little knowledge is a problem

For a lot of scientific topics, there's a big gap between what scientists understand and what the public thinks it knows. For a number of these topics-climate change and evolution are prominent examples-this divide develops along cultural lines, typically religious or political identity.

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SNES Classic preorders live at Target, GameStop any moment now – CNET

Your best (and maybe only) shot at Nintendo’s mini-SNES is here. Assuming they aren’t already sold out.

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American Science And The Nazis – WUWM

WUWMAmerican Science And The NazisWUWMWhile the United States had developed a strong research enterprise, it was Europe that led the way in the two greatest advances of the century: quantum mechanics and the Theory of Relativity. It was scientists from Germany, Italy, France and elsewhere …

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Getting hold of quantum dot biosensors

Harnessing the nano-tractor-beam like abilities of optical tweezers, researchers have developed an all-silicon nanoantenna to trap individual quantum dots suspended in a microfluidic chamber.

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Nanoparticle ink produces glowing holograms with simple inkjet printer

Researchers at ITMO University unveiled a new approach for printing luminescent structures based on nanoparticle ink. The unique optical properties of the ink were achieved by means of europium-doped zirconia.

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Quantum ruler for biomolecules

Quantum physics teaches us that unobserved particles may propagate through space like waves. This is philosophically intriguing and of technological relevance: a research team has demonstrated that combining experimental quantum interferometry with quantum chemistry allows deriving information about optical and electronic properties of biomolecules, here exemplified with a set of vitamins.

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Ford takes first step toward building EVs in China – Roadshow

It will explore a joint venture with Anhui Zotye Automobile Co, which is not a name that rolls off the tongue.

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