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Empirical assessment of published effect sizes and power in the recent cognitive neuroscience and psychology literature

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We have empirically assessed the distribution of published effect sizes and estimated power by extracting more than 100,000 statistical records from about 10,000 cognitive neuroscience and psychology papers published during ...

I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong review

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On one view, the rise of natural philosophy over the last several millennia has slowly stripped man of his God-given dominion over creation and squeezed the human species into a ...

Trump attacks Hillary's "criminal" foundation, forgets he donated $110,000 to it

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In another harsh attack on his opponent, Donald Trump at a New Hampshire rally on Thursday accused Hillary Clinton of running a "vast criminal enterprise" that was worse than Watergate,

Here's Why Hillary Clinton Talked About Racism and the Alt-Right Today

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Hillary Clinton gave a speech today. Patrick Caldwell summarizes: Democrats haven't been shy about pointing out the racial undertones in Donald Trump's campaign, but Hillary Clinton took that message to ...

How Donald Trump won over Europe's right-wing xenophobes

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Last night, Donald Trump took his "America First" message global. Appearing at a rally in Mississippi alongside British parliamentarian Nigel Farage, the architect of the UK's exit from the European ...

Surprise! Fake babies actually make kids think teenage motherhood is awesome

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It's a common scare tactic in school systems that have the money to pull it off: Give teenage girls dolls that cry incessantly, need to be changed often, and basically ...

AP demonstrates the perils of being "balanced" in the era of Trump

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Earlier this week the AP wrote a story delivering the astonishing news that Hillary Clinton once met with a Nobel-Prize-winning microcredit guru that she had been friends with for 30 ...

Donald Trump took revenge on his family by cutting off a sick infant's health care

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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. Donald Trump ...

Ghanaian health workers use mobile phones to collect real-time maternal health data

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Mavis Tabi-Boateng, a midwife at a health centre in Watreso, Ghana, often sees patients who travel long distances for antenatal care visits. During these visits she checks to see if ...

Politics and Personality: Most of What You Read Is Malarkey

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You’ve seen the headlines. You’ve maybe even quoted them, especially now that it’s election season. “Conservatives More Susceptible to Bullshit Than Liberals.” “Study: Are Liberals Smarter Than Conservatives?” “Studies: Conservatives ...

Beyond burkini bans, 4 more ways France is cracking down on Muslims

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On Tuesday, an image of French authorities forcing a Muslim woman to disrobe on the beach sparked outrage on social media. It was the second such incident in France that ...

Public financing for health in Africa: from Abuja to the SDGs

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Print Editors: World Health Organization Number of pages: Publication date: 2016 Languages: English WHO reference number: WHO/HIS/HGF/Tech.Report/16.2 Public financing for health in Africa: from Abuja to the SDGs pdf 1.26Mb ...

Education under fire: Schools in Aleppo damaged in renewed fighting

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Share Tweet ShareBy Basma Ourfali and Yasmine Saker Renewed fighting in Aleppo has put children at risk, with schools coming under attack in recent weeks. The 1070 intermediary school for ...

WeVideo revamps its online video editor for HTML5

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WeVideo has rebuilt its browser-based video editor using HTML5 instead of Flash. For many of you, the whole debate about HTML5 versus Flash may seem like a weird flashback to ...

Donald Trump discovers that appealing to whites is trickier than he thought

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The wise new heads surrounding Donald Trump have obviously given up on attracting more than a handful of non-white votes—which is probably a smart move, all things considered—and this means ...

The AP’s big exposé on Hillary meeting with Clinton Foundation donors is a mess

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Tuesday afternoon, Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan of the Associated Press released the results of a review of State Department appointment data that they used to make some striking claims ...

Gene Tests Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Chemotherapy, Study Says

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Dr. Kathryn J. Ruddy, a breast cancer specialist at the The risks from certain types of chemo increase with the patient’s age. The risk of leukemia is about 0.5 percent ...

UNHCR prepares for huge displacement from Iraq's Mosul

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GENEVA – Displacement in Iraq may be about to worsen dramatically with the focus of military action turning towards retaking Mosul, the country’s second largest city, UNHCR, the UN Refugee ...

The real value of Sean Hannity's shilling for Trump: Probably around zero

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From Media Matters: Fox News host Sean Hannity, who has been informally advising Donald Trump’s presidential campaign while serving as its primary media cheerleader, has effectively turned his nightly prime-time ...

An Epochal Discovery: A Habitable Planet Orbits Our Neighboring Star

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One hundred and one years ago this October, a Scottish astronomer named Robert Innes pointed a camera at a grouping of stars near the Southern Cross, the defining feature of ...

SkyGiraffe raises $6M for its enterprise mobility platform

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SkyGiraffe helps enterprises give their employees access to their line-of-business apps and enterprise data from virtually any device. The company today announced that it has raised a $6 million funding ...

Amazon releases auto buying research guide

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Shopping for a car? You might want to do your research on Amazon. The ecommerce giant just announced and releasedwww.amazon.com/vehicles that’s as impressive as it is comprehensive. It’s one of ...

Drums, hugs and tears of joy as refugee Olympians land back in Kenya

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NAIROBI, Kenya – Five South Sudanese athletes who have spent the last few weeks making history as part of the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team returned to Kenya on Tuesday, where ...

The question no one's asking about the Clinton Foundation

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Another Hillary Clinton shit-storm was kicked up when the Associated Press reported on Tuesday that during the Democratic presidential nominee's tenure as secretary of state, she met several dozen times ...

Risking it all to escape gang violence and poverty

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UNICEF reports on the harrowing journey of refugee and migrant children from Central America Share Tweet Share NEW YORK, 23 August 2016 – Every month, thousands of children from Central ...

France Has a Strange Concept of Feminism—and Religious Freedom

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Oh, France, what is the matter with you? In the wake of the Bastille Day massacre of 84 by a Tunisian truck driver who plowed through a crowd in Nice,

UN relief monitoring situations in Italy and Myanmar after strong earthquakes hit both counties

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24 August 2016 – In the wake of powerful earthquakes today in Italy and Myanmar, the United Nations relief wing is monitoring the situations, and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s spokesperson said ...

Uber Loses at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016

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The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its ...

Poverty has declined a lot over the past 30 years

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I have my issues with Scott Winship and the way he calculates income and inflation, and in particular I continue to wrestle with his contention that PCE is generally a ...

The Thirsty Little Snake That Swam Across the World

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If someone asked you to think about a global animal that has spread over much of the earth, you’ll probably think of something like the brown rat, the rock pigeon,

Donald Trump's Wall Street tower is filled with crooks

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Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. "Forty Wall ...

Here's why we keep making up new names for marginalized groups

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Good Morning America’s Amy Robach apparently had a brain fart the other day and referred to blacks as “colored people,” rather than the acceptable—even au courant—"people of color." But why ...

Bernie sells out, according to Bernie fans

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Bernie Sanders has finally announced the next step in his political revolution, but he's learning that it's no easy task to ride herd on a bunch of idealists who have ...

Including Diverse Voices in Science Stories

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A teacher stands in front of a classroom and instructs five- to seven-year-olds to take up their crayons and draw a surgeon, a fighter pilot, and a firefighter. When a ...

Diver begs for life of a whale shark caught by Indonesian fisherman

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A video has emerged of a tourist bargaining for the life of a baby whale shark caught by fisherman in Indonesia. Video posted to YouTube shows fishermen from Ambon, in ...

At Security Council, Ban calls for eradicating weapons of mass destruction ‘once and for all’

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23 August 2016 – Recalling that eliminating weapons of mass destruction was one of the founding principles of the United Nations and was in fact the subject of the first ...

Coalition crisis averted: PM breaks impasse over train work on Shabbat

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prevented a coalition crisis Friday, after a long night of negotiations with Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz and haredi parties over construction on train lines on Shabbat.On ...

Here's why we have no clue how often rape is happening in the US

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Federal agencies don't have a uniform definition of sexual assault, and that has led to dramatically different estimates on the frequency of sexual violence in the United States, according to ...

Busting the billion-dollar myth: how to slash the cost of drug development

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First, there was the pitching and rolling in an old Jeep for eight hours. Next came the river crossing in a slender canoe. When Nathalie Strub Wourgaft finally reached her ...

How do you stop invasive lionfish? Maybe with a robotic zapper

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“The problem with the lionfish is it’s like Darwin’s nightmare,” Oliver Steeds said, standing on the deck of the Baseline Explorer. A late afternoon sun dwindled over the 146-foot research ...

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Quiet Children, RuPaul Has Things to Say About Trump, Awards, and Cops

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RuPaul doesn't just slay — he prays. The host of RuPaul's Drag Race sat down with The Advocate last Tuesday to discuss a wide range of issues, including his spirituality.

It’s Official: Graduate Students Can Unionize

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The students who teach at private universities can now call their academic labor an actual job, and bring union solidarity to their scholarly passion. On Tuesday, the National Labor Relations ...

Uber Loses at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016

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The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its ...

‘I lost. The ni**er won’: Alabama GOP mayor gets racist on Facebook after losing to black candidate

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The Republican mayor of Midland City, Alabama got nasty on Facebook after losing her seat to a black candidate in this week’s mayoral election. “I lost. The ni**er won,” griped ...

‘A United Kingdom’ Trailer: David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Fight For Love & Country

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Though we constantly underestimate it, love is a powerful force of nature, even throughout our tempestuous and fickle history. Amma Asante’s latest film “A United Kingdom” demonstrates once again how ...

‘Lion’ Trailer: Inspirational True Story Is The Weinstein Company’s Major Oscar Hopeful

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It hasn’t been the easiest road for The Weinstein Company as of late (the lackluster box office for Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” last December was just the starting point ...

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Closest rocky planet to our solar system found

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Scientists have found the closest exoplanet to Earth Liquid water could exist on the surface of Proxima b (CNN)In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have ...

MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads

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A worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics should be imposed as soon as possible, MPs have demanded. The Environmental Audit Committee says the tiny balls of plastic used in ...
 

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