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“Eventually, the Americans would find them. But by then it would be too late.”

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A growing number of neuroscientists are energized by the idea that noise in the brain’s electrical activity could hold new clues to its inner workings.

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One couple living in Yangon explain the impact of the military coup's terrifying censorship measures.

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Fighting the pandemic isn’t only about vaccines and drugs. It’s about understanding how viruses mutate and change inside us, and among us.

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AI programs that analyze language have difficulty gauging context. Words such as “black,” “white,” and “attack" can have different meanings.

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The transparency group DDoSecrets says it will make the 70GB of passwords, private posts, and more available to researchers, journalists, and social scientists.

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Twenty years ago, physicists began investigating a mysterious asymmetry inside the proton. Their results show how antimatter helps stabilize every atom’s core.

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Plus: Firefox blocks more tracking, how to fight a robodog, and more of the week’s top security news.

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Cross-border teams of scientists need to collaborate on climate models, even as their countries’ militaries clash.

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Yes, it's possible. And yes, it's been done before

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Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

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The platform has promised to do better after a string of incidents. But the hardest part might be managing user expectations.

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Losing any sense can be devastating, even if you never appreciated it before it was gone.

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A British company is seeding genetically modified flies with human tumors, giving patients their own personal drug trials.

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Two new studies are being hailed as proof that vaccinated people can doff masks and pod-hop worry-free. But not so fast.

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The national grid is split into sections that can't share much power. Connecting them won't be cheap or easy, but it will help usher in the future of energy.

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Meet Kevin Blatt, the celebrity fixer who’s a master at shepherding compromising material off the internet—or into the hands of the highest bidder.

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As desperation builds for access to a limited vaccine supply, internet charlatans have escalated in kind, offering shipments of doses in Facebook groups and Telegram chats.

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The unprecedented fires consuming the world are not one-off events. They're a sign we've entered a unique period in human history.

Call it the Age of Flames:

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