Analysis: How years of Senate drama set up Kavanaugh's bitter nomination fight

With less than 24 hours left before the clock runs out on Christine Blasey Ford’s chance to signal she’ll testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about sexual assault allegations she has made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, partisans — in and out of Congress — have lined up behind their party flags. Republicans say they have given Ford ample chance to tell her story publicly despite the last-minute nature of how the accusations surfaced.


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Analysis of sea squirt embryo reveals key molecules in dopaminergic neuron differentiation

Researchers have used a novel approach for analyzing the central nervous system of a proto-vertebrate to identify a regulatory cocktail that induces the creation of dopaminergic neurons/coronet cells, a primitive version of the hypothalamus. The findings shed more light on how neurons differentiate into particular subtypes, with potential implications for the treatment of conditions such as Parkinson’s disease.
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Analysis: Summit could be domestic win for S. Korean leader

Analysis: Summit could be domestic win for S. Korean leaderSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Korean leaders’ surprisingly substantive summit announcement is a huge step toward a durable peace on the Korean Peninsula — and a Nobel Peace Prize for Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in. No, no, it’s the death rattle of the once formidable U.S.-led pressure campaign against the North as it crumbles under the false optimism of inter-Korean engagement. Or maybe it’s just the latest empty promise from a North Korean regime famous for backstepping?


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Don’t deploy negative emissions technologies without ethical analysis

Don’t deploy negative emissions technologies without ethical analysis

Don’t deploy negative emissions technologies without ethical analysis, Published online: 19 September 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06695-5

Climate policy advice is being undermined by value-laden choices over risky mitigation strategies, warn Dominic Lenzi and colleagues.
Source: Nature

Jeff Bezos says all his best decisions involved intuition and gut, not analysis

  1. Jeff Bezos says all his best decisions involved intuition and gut, not analysis  Business Insider
  2. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: Big Businesses Should Be Scrutinized, Not Vilified  Wall Street Journal
  3. Bezos: If Trump welcomed media scrutiny, “that would be so secure and confident”  CBS News
  4. Bezos pledges $2 billion to help homeless families and launch a network of preschools  Washington Post
  5. Jeff Bezos unfazed by antitrust concerns on Amazon  Economic Times
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Dozens of iOS apps secretly collect location history for data monetization, analysis says

  1. Dozens of iOS apps secretly collect location history for data monetization, analysis says  AppleInsider
  2. Dozens of iPhone Apps ‘Constantly’ Sending Location Data to Data Monetization Firms  Mac Rumors
  3. macOS Mojave release date, features & system requirements  Macworld UK
  4. Dozens of popular iPhone apps caught sending user location data to monetization firms  TechCrunch
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