Can Trump restore America’s manufacturing might through threats and incentives?
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States have been using tax breaks and other incentives like the kind Trump dangled before Carrier for years. There's little evidence they work, and in fact they may lead to widening inequality.
Yeah, I’m not hearing that.
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Quirks of human psychology can pose problems for science communicators trying to cover controversial topics. Recognizing what cognitive science knows about how we deal with new information could help.
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In a complex media environment, it's become incredibly difficult for the neutral press to point out Donald Trump's lies without having that information discounted as partisan bias.
At one time, Bibles and Sears catalogs were printed here. Now, this building is known as the Lakeside Technology Center, one of the largest data centers in the world.
Data centers are taking over the factories where workers once processed checks, baked bread and printed Bibles. What will the rise of the information-based economy mean for American cities?
Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler in Munich, Germany.
National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized, 1675 - 1958
In the 1920s and early 1930s, American journalists tended to put the ascendant fascists on a normal footing.
Where do your allegiances lie – with your smartphone or with your partner?
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Phone snubbing, or 'phubbing,' has become a real relationship downer.
America is, once again, exceptional.
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Europe's populists are taking advantage of Trump’s victory, but the comparison only goes so far.
Is this worth the tape it’s wrapped with?
Is forensic science an oxymoron? A new White House report suggests there are major issues with many of the forensic disciplines used to convict defendants of crimes in the U.S.
NASA Earth Science Division operating missions, including systems managed by NOAA and USGS.
NASA Earth Observing System
A retired rear admiral warns President-elect Trump against cutting NASA's Earth observations, which provide essential data for weather forecasters, businesses, scientists and the armed forces.
Will China be the first to genetically enhance future generations?
Regulations, funding and public opinion around genetically enhancing future generations vary from country to country. Here's why China may be poised to be the pioneer.
Trump supporters celebrate on Nov. 8, 2016.
The pundits and polls got it wrong. Here's why.
Facebook has received a lot of scrutiny since the presidential election.
Even if fake articles could be curbed and filtered news modified, there's something built into Facebook's anatomy that foments partisan rage.
All indications are that voting was not subject to a cyberattack.
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Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.
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When human contact is cut off, the brain begins to act in strange ways to preserve its sanity.
The guided missile destroyer USS Barry deploys to sea from Naval Station Norfolk ahead of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Politicians are still debating whether climate change is real, but military planners call it a serious threat. A retired rear admiral explains how climate change affects U.S. national security.