Elon Musk has called Twitter the world’s “digital town square.”
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Elon Musk has an idea of what ails Twitter and what needs to be done to fix it. The problem is his assumptions are wrong.
Scientists think there are 300 million habitable planets in the Milky Way, and some may be home to intelligent life.
This year, two groups of astronomers plan to send messages containing information about humans and the location of Earth toward parts of space they think may be home to intelligent life.
The sticky biofilms that form on microplastics can harbor disease-causing pathogens and help them spread.
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Normally land-bound pathogens that cause deadly diseases for both humans and animals can cling to microplastics and end up in your seafood.
Elon Musk’s moment of triumph is a moment of uncertainty for the future of one of the world’s leading social media platforms.
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Twitter, more than other social media platforms, fosters real-time discussion about events as they unfold. That could change now that Musk has gained control of the company.
Twitter will soon be without the benefits – and problems – of a public board of directors.
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Musk’s tweets badgering Twitter’s board raised important corporate governance questions about a board’s purpose and whether its members should own shares in the company they oversee.
Video calls often show people an image of themselves.
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Mirrors, selfies and knowing other people are looking at you all cause people to think of themselves as objects. Video calls are all three in one and are likely increasing the harms of self-objectification.
The depths of the valleys on a key act like a code that must match the lock.
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A computer security expert explains how keys work – and how they are like passwords.
In the next decade, both a U.S.-led group and a collaboration between Russia and China aim to set up bases on the Moon.
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In the past 10 years, international alliances on Earth have begun to expand into space. Nations with similar interests collaborate with one another while competing with other space blocs.
Virtual real estate is all the rage, but do purchasers end up owning what they see on their screens?
NFTs are hailed as the foundation of the metaverse economy because they allow you to purchase unique digital assets, from art to real estate. But legally, you might not own what you think you do.
Pan-assay interference compounds, or PAINS, often come up as false positives when researchers screen for potential drug candidates.
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While technological advancements have quickened the drug discovery process, some chemical compounds remain a common thorn in a researcher’s side.