The humanoid robot space explorer

NASA has out­sourced work on Valkyrie to North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, MIT, and the Uni­ver­sity of Edin­burgh, each of whom now has its very own Valkyrie to work with for the next […]

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Experts: Yes, anti-​​refugee rhetoric helps ISIS

Coun­tert­er­rorism tries to do two things,” explained Pro­fessor Max Abrahms, a polit­ical sci­en­tist at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity who studies ter­rorism. “You try to neu­tralize existing ter­ror­ists and you try to not […]

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Fact-​​checking the Sunday shows: Dec 7

The biggest problem is the study’s method­ology. Researchers sur­veyed under­grad­u­ates at two unnamed large public uni­ver­si­ties (one in the Mid­west and one in the South) and received 5,446 Web-​​​​based responses […]

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The ghost hotels of the Catskills

Sul­livan County had long gar­nered a rep­u­ta­tion as a place of well­ness, often being quite lit­er­ally what the doctor ordered for those unable to prop­erly con­va­lesce in the city, but […]

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