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Put down that snowball! The internet deleted the snow day.

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Students might soon have to give up their cherished snow days thanks to the ubiquitousness of something else they love—technology. November’s arctic…

Latest Call of Duty game asks players to consider war’s cost

By Drew Dixon
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Technology | Early in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare , the player character’s best friend is killed in combat. Immediately afterward, Jack Mitchell reflects, “when you…

Forecasting Ebola

Forecasting Ebola

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Researchers use high-powered computers to predict a deadly virus’ spread

Computers may soon be able to read minds

By Julie Borg
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Science | Mind reading devices are no longer confined to the world of science fiction. Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley have developed a computer…

‘Net neutrality’ or government meddling?

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | Conservatives say the free market can best determine internet speed and access

Why we don’t have online voting (and won’t for a long while)

By Michael Cochrane
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Elections | Society deems the voting process so important that it must be 100 percent reliable. We may tolerate failures with our cars and computers, but not our…

Destiny is fun but not as epic as advertised

By Ben Cogan
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Technology | For those familiar with the video game industry, the name Bungie carries a lot of weight. Bungie is the game studio that created Halo , a super franchise…

Nuclear option

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Revolutionary fusion power moves closer to reality

Majority of teens who date experience abuse

By Kiley Crossland
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Relationships | Teen dating violence is on the rise, according to a nationwide study published last week. Experts say the latest numbers reveal a startling culture of…

Midday Roundup: Millennial love for Democrats was so last election

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Youth vote. A new poll finds support for Democrats among millennial voters may be slipping. According to the Institute of Politics at Harvard University,

Battle aliens and learn humility

By Drew Dixon
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Technology | Video games often appeal to the human desire for power. In most games, players start with limited powers and resources and as they progress, grow stronger and…

Scientists can now edit any gene they want

By Julie Borg
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Science | Biomedical researchers have developed a new technology that allows scientists to edit the genetic code of any species. The CRISPR (Clustered, Regularly…

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